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Newscraving Desk: Srinagar, An alert has been sounded in Poonch’s Mendhar sub-division after a suspicious drone like object was spotted over villages near Line of Control in the area on Friday. The suspected object with blinking lights was seen flying over villages including Souian, Lanjiote, Dhargaloon and others in the area located in the vicinity of Line of Control. “That many villagers claimed to have seen this object after which an alert has been sounded and forces have stepped up security in the area and searches are also going on,” the official said. “Possibility of this drone being use...

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Rep. Tony Gonzales

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The Republican House member who represents Uvalde, Texas, where 19 kids and 2 adults were shot to death in an elementary school on Tuesday, has said in the past that he will vote against any gun safety legislation in Congress.

In September 2021, Rep. Tony Gonzales tweeted in response to a provision on firearms included in that year's annual defense spending bill, "I will fight against any attempt to restrict our 2nd Amendment right, which is why I joined in urging the stripping of red flag laws from the final version of the bill." Gonzales was one of 161 Republican House members who signed a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees in October of that year urging that the provision be removed.

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Pointing a finger at the governor, he yelled: "You're offering us nothing!"

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