Colorado’s most competitive congressional district holds an infamous distinction in the history of American mass shootings: It was where 12 students and a teacher were gunned down at Columbine High School in 1999 and where 12 died in the Aurora movie theater massacre in 2012. These tragedies have produced some of the nation’s loudest calls for tighter gun control in the past two decades, yet voters in the metro Denver district have in the past five elections backed Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, a strong supporter of Second Amendment rights and someone who has won backing from the National Rifle Association. This juxtaposition is one that Democrats want to spotlight in their latest effort to dislodge the incumbent — a potentially risky move in a state where firearms are often a political third rail and an issue that hasn’t helped the party win the 6th Congressional District seat in years past. But gun control advocates and others on the left say it may … [Read more...] about Gun control hasn’t worked for Democrats in Colorado’s battleground congressional district. Why they think it will lead to Mike Coffman’s ouster in 2018.
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SINGAPORE--(Antara/BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kuala Lumpur-Singapore has claimed the crown as the world's busiest air passenger flight route topping the OAG Top 20 Busiest International Routes rankings with 30,537 flights in 12 months to February 2018. Hong Kong-Taipei placed second, Jakarta-Singapore (third), Hong Kong-Shanghai Pudong (fourth) and Jakarta-Kuala Lumpur completed an all-Asian top 5. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180503005913/en/ Mayur Patel, Regional Sales Director JAPAC for OAG, said: "Given the robust expansion of air passenger travel across Asia Pacific and the fierce competition between carriers in the region, it is unsurprising that 14 of the world's busiest 20 routes, including 8 of the top 10 routes, are between Asian city pairs." Key Asia Pacific highlights include: 1.14 intra-Asian routes were ranked in the Top 20 list; 8 in North Asia, 4 South-East Asia and 2 between North and South-East … [Read more...] about Kuala Lumpur-Singapore claims the global #1 ranking as Asian city pairs occupy the top 5 positions on OAG’s Busiest International Routes list
Jun 18, 11:06 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Andrew N. White @drewgoesin 04/19/18 AT 10:45 AM A rare shark species that went missing for a decade was spotted on sale at a local fish in Mumbai, India, which shocked scientists who were studying the animal. The Ganges river shark (Glyphis gangeticus) is on the endangered species list and has not appeared in over a decade. But that changed as the animal surfaced in recently released photos which show a female specimen measuring 8-feet and 7-inches long on sale at an Indian fish market, New Scientist reported.The pictures were taken in February 2016 as part of a study published in the Journal of Fish Biology. From the images, experts identified the shark based on her round snout, small eyes, and fin characteristics, which are exclusive to its species.Funded by a Save Our Seas Foundation grant, scientists recorded and measured sharks that were caught … [Read more...] about Rare Ganges Shark Found On Sale At Fish Market In India
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The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated the brewing trade war with China by releasing a long list of imports that could soon be slapped with 25% tariffs.The move is likely to be met with retaliatory action from China and could further rattle stock markets and raise fears of higher consumer prices in China and the U.S.The proposed new tariffs amount to $12.5 billion on about $50 billion in goods. They would affect hundreds of China-made products such as semiconductors, car and aircraft parts and machine tools.Even so, some economists see the tit-for-tat actions and increasing rhetoric on both sides as brinkmanship leading to possible direct talks that could still prevent a trade conflict from spinning out of control.Trump’s latest tariffs would take effect in June at the earliest and are meant to punish China for intellectual property theft. They would follow Trump’s move last month to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum from China and some other nations, and … [Read more...] about Trump administration ramps up trade war with China by releasing list of new tariffs