Woonsocket City Council Special Meeting - Jan 30 2023

 

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The White House says it's unacceptable for members of Congress to say there's nothing they can do to curb gun violence following Monday's deadly school shooting in Nashville. Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday called on Republicans to, as she put it, "show some courage" and pass an assault weapons ban. She argued that a ban that was in effect from 1994 to 2004 saved lives.        The Vatican says Pope Francis spent a peaceful night in a Rome hospital being treated for a respiratory infection. A Vatican spokesman says the 86-year-old pope was hospitalized on Wednesday after complaining of breathing difficulties.        An investigation is underway after two military helicopters crashed Wednesday night in Trigg County, Kentucky. Officials say it happened around 10 p.m. during a routine training mission near Fort Campbell. There's no word on the status of those onboard the Blackhawk choppers.        An American journalist reportedly is under arrest on spying charges in Russia. State-run Russian news agencies are reporting that authorities detained Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in a Ural [[ YER-ul ]] Mountains city about 900 miles east of Moscow. The country's main security agency says Gershkovich is being held on suspicion of "espionage in the interests of the American government."        Elon Musk has the most followers on Twitter. Guinness World Records says the Twitter CEO now has more than 133-million followers, passing former President Barack Obama, who had held the record since 2020.        "Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves" is projected to bank between 30 and 40-million-dollars in its opening weekend at the North American box office. The film stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Sophia Lillis, Justice Smith, and Hugh Grant.