Navy to commission littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords

Dec 28, 2016

Navy to commission littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords

A naval program that has become a target for critics is preparing to commission the USS Gabrielle Giffords, named for the U.S. politician who survived an assassination attempt in 2011. The USS Gabrielle Giffords, constructed by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama, has completed testing ...

Jun 13, 2016

Orlando massacre renews call by some in Congress for gun controls

The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history prompted calls on Sunday by some members of Congress for legislation to tighten control of weapons sales, although there are slim hopes for much change after 50 people were killed at a Florida nightclub. Democratic Sen. Robert ...

Mar 10, 2016

Police seized 63 guns from yakuza groups in 2015

The number of guns seized from yakuza organized crime groups in Japan in 2015 fell by 41 from the previous year to 63, the lowest since the seizure data was made available in 1967, it was learned Thursday. Police confiscated 16 guns from Yamaguchi-gumi, ...