Free Press Journal
  • Las Vegas shooting day recorded ‘saddest’ ever on Twitter

    San Francisco: Twitteratti has its occasional bouts of sad moments but October 2 — the day when a gunman massacred 59 people and injured several in Las Vegas — has been recorded as the saddest day on the micro-blogging platform.

  • After Las Vegas massacre, US gun lobby backs calls for new curbs

    Washington: US lawmakers bolstered efforts today to ban devices used by the Las Vegas shooter to make his guns fire faster, while the National Rifle Association unexpectedly urged federal officials to review the legality of such modifications.

  • Las Vegas shooter booked hotel in Chicago in August: Reports

    Washington: Police in Chicago in the US state of Illinois were investigating into media reports that said the Las Vegas gunman reserved two rooms at a hotel overlooking Lollapalooza music festival crowd in downtown Chicago in early August.

  • Las Vegas shooter’s girlfriend denies knowledge of planned carnage

    Las Vegas: The girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter said today she had no idea he was planning the attack, describing her boyfriend as a “quiet, caring man” as President Donald Trump declared the United States a nation in mourning.

  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denies reports of resignation

    Washington: Amid rumours of rift between himself and US President Donald Trump, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he never considered leaving his post and was committed to Trump’s foreign policy goals. The news came out after NBC News reported that Tillerson almost resigned after he had called the President a “moron”.

  • Las Vegas Shooting: Gunman Stephen Paddock had ‘bump-stock’ device that could speed fire

    Las Vegas: The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two “bump-stocks” that could have converted semi-automatic firearms into fully automatic ones, officials said. The devices have attracted scrutiny in recent years from authorities. California Sen Dianne Feinstein has long railed against them. Several years ago, she told The Associated Press she was concerned about the emergence of new technologies that could

  • Las Vegas shooting: 64-year-old shooter committed suicide, when police breached his room

    Las Vegas: Las Vegas police found at least eight guns in the 32nd floor hotel room from which a gunman opened fire at concertgoers below. It is understood that Stephen Paddock, the shooter, is a 64-year-old licensed pilot and hunting enthusiast with no criminal record who owned a $400,000 home in nearby retirement community.

  • Las Vegas shooting: 58 victims died, over 500 are wounded in deadliest mass shooting in US history

    Los Angeles: A 64-year-old man at a Las Vegas hotel showered gunfire on a huge outdoor musical concert on Sunday night, sending thousands of people fleeing. Only seconds before they had been dancing! At least 58 victims died, and 500 others were wounded, officials said, making it one of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States history.

  • IS claims responsibilty of Las Vegas Concert shooting

    Las Vegas: The Islamic State (IS) has claimed the responsibility for Sunday night’s Las Vegas concert shooting in which at least 50 people lost their lives and over 400 persons were injured.

  • Las Vegas shooting: Things we know so far

    A shooter opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest festival, a country music concert, in Las Vegas on Sunday night, killing more than 50 people and injuring at least 200 in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The gunman is believed to have acted alone, is dead and police had located a woman they were looking for who had been traveling with him.