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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to finally have a director

By David Ingram WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate on Wednesday confirmed a director for the federal agency that regulates firearms, fulfilling one of the demands President Barack Obama made after the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting. After a delay while lawmakers awaited the return of a colleague who was flying in…

ATF: Shop that sold Newtown weapons violated regulations hundreds of times

A gun store in East Windsor, Connecticut that sold two of the firearms found after the Newtown massacre recently saw its license revoked by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) after inspections found hundreds of willful violations of federal regulations on weapons sales. While the sales of…