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‘Father Of The Mustang’ Lee Iacocca Has Died At 94: Report

Lee Iacocca, the American automobile executive best known for the development of Ford Mustang and saving Chrysler from bankruptcy, is dead at 94, his family is reporting. Lee was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Italian immigrants.  His automotive career began in 1946, when he took a job as an engineer at Ford Motor Company. Lee managed the team that created ...

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Background Checks Are Required To Buy Ammunition In California Now

Ammunition purchases in California now require a background check, according to a state law that took effect Monday. California voters passed Proposition 63 in November 2016, making California the first state in the country to require all buyers to go through background checks for the purchase of ammo, according to USA Today. “This is about preventing all forms of gun ...

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FDA: Premium Dog Foods May Be Linked To Canine Heart Disease

Some premium dog food brands may present a higher risk of heart disease for some dogs, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA identified 16 brands of dog food with links to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), which enlarges the heart muscle and causes weakness and respiratory issues, after studying 500 cases of DCM and dietary habits, according to ...

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Kentucky’s Permit-Free Concealed Carry Law Goes Into Effect

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Kentuckians can officially conceal carry their guns without obtaining a permit as of Thursday. The law allows people to carry a gun inside a pocket or a purse without a permit if they are 21 and have obtained the gun legally, having passed the requisite background checks, WLWT reported. “Law-abiding citizens who are authorized to carry a firearm should not ...

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Chris Cox Is Leaving The National Rifle Association

Chris Cox, the National Rifle Association’s chief lobbyist for 17 years, resigned from his post Tuesday amid allegations of wrongdoing made against him by the gun-rights group. Cox submitted his resignation to CEO Wayne LaPierre, who suspended Cox June 19 after alleging his participated in a coup attempt against LaPierre, according to court documents obtained by the New York Times. ...

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National Rifle Association Shutters NRATV As Ackerman Split Becomes Official

The National Rifle Association (NRA) announced Tuesday that it is closing NRATV as part of the split from its longtime marketing partner Ackerman McQueen. The move comes after months of public feuding and litigation between the NRA and Ackerman, which operates the gun-group’s live television broadcast network and employs its on-air talent including Dana Loesch, the New York Times reported. ...

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New York Post Legend Steve Dunleavy Dead At 81

New York Post news legend Steve Dunleavy died of unknown causes at his Long Island home Monday at the age of 81. Dunleavy brought a take-no-prisoners reporting style to the Post, spending 40 years as a reporter, metropolitan editor and columnist, the New York Post reported. “Steve Dunleavy was one of the greatest reporters of all time,” said Rupert Murdoch, owner ...

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White House Blocks Kellyanne Conway From Testifying Before House Panel

The Trump administration said Monday that it will block Kellyanne Conway from testifying Wednesday before a House panel about alleged Hatch Act violations. White House counsel sent a letter to House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings saying that Conway will not appear before the committee Wednesday, citing “long-standing precedent,” The Hill reported. Democrats had threatened to subpoena Conway if she didn’t ...

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Bat-Wielding Subway Man Threatens Armed Retired NYPD Cop. It Does Not Go Well For Him

A retired NYPD cop pulled his revolver to subdue a bat-wielding maniac threatening passengers on a city subway Wednesday. The incident occurred on the G train in Brooklyn around 7 a.m. when Brian Baska, a homeless man wielding a bat, threatened David Morales, a retired 28-year NYPD detective who happened to be carrying his revolver, the New York Post reported. ...

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One Of The Biggest Gun Shows In Southern California Can Continue, US District Court Rules

A federal judge lifted an injunction banning gun shows on the state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds while litigation proceeds, The California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) announced Wednesday. The U.S. District Court ruling allows gun shows to continue on the property as a lawsuit against the state’s 22nd District Agricultural Association Board of Directors, the body which oversees the venue and ...

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NRA Suspends Chris Cox, Alleges He Took Part In ‘Coup’ Attempt

The National Rifle Association suspended chief lobbyist Chris Cox, alleging he participated in a coup against CEO Wayne LaPierre, according to court documents. The gun-rights behemoth said Cox’s text messages and emails with a board member show an apparent attempt to oust CEO Wayne Lapierre, reported The New York Times on Thursday, noting the full context was unclear. The allegations ...

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New Zealand Begins Gun Buyback Enacted After Mosque Killings

Citizens in New Zealand must turn in illegal weapons as the gun buyback program passed in the wake of the country’s shooting massacre takes effect. Under the buyback program, which applies to licensed guns, New Zealanders will be compensated for up to 95 percent of the purchase value of surrendered weapons and must turn them in by Dec. 20th, according ...

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As Pressure Mounts, ‘Fox & Friends’ To Run Another Tom Steyer Pro-Impeachment Ad

A new ad calling for President Trump’s impeachment will air on Fox & Friends Friday and Monday. The group behind the ad, “Need To Impeach,” funded by Billionaire Tom Steyer, is reportedly spending $700,000 to air the 60-second spot during high-viewership segments on Fox & Friends, according to Politico. Steyer’s group is airing the spot on the Fox News show ...

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