Justice Department publishes rule to close ‘gun show loophole’

The Justice Department announced Thursday it has submitted a final rule to the federal register that would close the so-called “gun show loophole,” a significant step in the Biden administration’s efforts to curb gun violence and better regulate gun sales.

The rule, which was first proposed last August, changes the definition of firearm sellers who are “engaged in business” and would therefore be required to obtain a federal firearms license to include those selling guns at gu...

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Lebanese man under US sanctions for allegedly funding Hamas found dead

Body of Mohammad Surur reportedly discovered in town outside Beirut with several gunshot wounds to his legs

A Lebanese man under US sanctions for allegedly funnelling millions of dollars to Hamas has been found dead in a mountain town outside Beirut.

The body of Mohammad Surur was found on Tuesday in a villa in the mountain town of Beit Mery, with several gunshot wounds to his legs, according to security sources.

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Multiple people shot at Ramadan event in Philadelphia

Multiple people have been shot at a Philadelphia event Wednesday meant to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, reports said.

Fox29 reporter Steve Keeley told Fox News that police have made numerous arrests and recovered at least four guns.

Keeley wrote on the social media platform X that Philadelphia police told him the shooting occurred at 46th and Wyalusing Avenue at a Ramadan event where hundreds were in attendance.

At least one Philadelphia police...

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Cori Bush calls for death penalty to be abolished after Missouri executes Brian Dorsey

Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) called for the death penalty to be abolished Tuesday after Missouri executed Brian Dorsey, a man who killed his cousin and her husband nearly two decades ago.

“There is no place in a humane society for state violence. Governor Mike Parson could have saved Brian Dorsey’s life by granting clemency, but he chose to uphold his legacy as the ‘Deadly Governor’ by denying Mr. Dorsey mercy,” Bush said in a statement.

Dorsey, 52, was pronounced dead at ...

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