Democrats push to prevent gun sales to those on terror list

People on the U.S. government’s terrorist watch list often can’t board commercial airliners, but they can walk into a gun store and legally buy pistols and powerful military-style rifles. Sensing a political opening from last week’s Paris attacks, Democrats are renewing calls for Congress to pass legislation aimed at preventing terrorists from buying guns. Similar bills — including a post-9/11 […]

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U.S. Takes Cuba Off Terror List

It’s part of the process to normalize relations between the Cold War foes (HAVANA)—The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. Secretary of State John Kerry signed off on rescinding Cuba’s […]

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