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Seattle’s Gun and Ammunition Tax Isn’t Working, as Violence Surges

June 23, 2017 By Larry Keane In 2015, Seattle’s City Council passed a “gun violence tax”.  In so doing, the council members decided that it would be fine to assess law-abiding gun owners $25 per gun and up to five cents per round of ammunition purchased within the city limits. These elected officials promised their

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Alexandria Officer Drew Gunman’s Fire During Baseball Practice Shooting, Chief Says

VIDEO: Alexandria Officer Drew Gunman’s Fire During Baseball Practice Shooting, Chief Says The police chief of Alexandria, Virginia, says one of the first officers to respond to a shooting that left a leading House Republican critically wounded was pinned down by a barrage of gunfire. Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown on Monday praised what he

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America’s widening role in Syrian war

The unprecedented US downing of a Syrian regime warplane highlights the rapidly shifting dynamic in the six-year conflict where President Donald Trump has given American commanders a freer rein in the battlefield. The United States insisted Monday it wants no broader role in Syria’s civil war, and seeks only to destroy the Islamic State group,

NATO holds first war games on vulnerable Baltic corridor

NATO has held its first war games focused on defending the Suwalki Gap, a land corridor critical to the security of its Baltic allies, officials said on Monday, amid tensions with Russia. The narrow stretch of the Polish-Lithuanian border is sandwiched between Russia’s highly militarized Kaliningrad exclave and Belarus, a close Kremlin ally. Military strategists

Lockheed Martin agrees to build F-16 fighter jets in India

Lockheed Martin has agreed to jointly build F-16 fighter planes equipped with new-generation electronics in India with Tata Advanced Systems Ltd, both companies said on Monday. The fighters are of the Block 70 type, “the newest and most technologically advanced F-16 ever”, they said. “The F-16 Block 70 is ideally suited to meet the Indian