US gun manufacturers have produced over 70 million firearms since 2008, quickly escalating the production of rifles and the types of semiautomatic weapons used in recent mass shootings, according to data from the US government and gun industry.
70 million guns produced in US since 2008: Data
Democratic lawmakers released a partially-redacted rebuttal of a controversial Republican memo alleging bias and abuse of power in the investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
US Democrats release counter-memo over Russia probe
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected as "improper" the conditions set by the United States for upholding the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement, urging Washington to immediately fulfill its commitments under the deal.
Iran FM rejects all US conditions for JCPOA
US President Donald Trump’s family is victimizing the victims of the Parkland high school tragedy, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.
Trump family victimizing victims of Parkland school tragedy: Analyst
In an effort to end a dispute caused over US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s security clearance at the White House, Trump’s aides have been busy this week to find a solution to keep Kushner still involved in sensitive political issues without requiring permanent clearance, say sources familiar with the matter.
US officials trying to keep Kushner involved in sensitive issues
The United States is making billions of dollars in American arms sales to European nations by raising the specter of Russian aggression, according to a report.
US making billions in arms sales to Europeans: Report
Some US companies that offered discount programs and other services to the National Rifle Association are ending them as the powerful lobbying group fights efforts to restrict firearm sales following a deadly school shooting in Florida.
US companies pull back from NRA after Florida shooting
A top Iranian official said measures are being taken to bring back a number of ancient Persian artefacts kept in a Chicago museum to the country after the US Supreme Court ruled Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize the relics.
Measures underway to bring back Persian artifacts from US
The United Nations Security Council session on Syria which had been postponed to Friday was delayed again.
UNSC session on Syria delayed again
An armed officer assigned to the Florida school where a gunman killed 17 people last week took cover outside rather than enter the school building and address the killer.
Armed officer at Florida school did nothing to confront killer of 17

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