A.M. Links: Las Vegas Shooter’s Girlfriend Returns to U.S., Republican Senators Talk ‘Bump Stock’ Ban, Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

  • President Donald Trump wants the Senate Intelligence Committee to start looking into "fake news."
  • "In her first public statement since the Las Vegas massacre, the gunman's girlfriend said on Wednesday that he had sent her on a trip to the Philippines and wired her money there, but that she did not know he had been planning to harm anyone."
  • Republican senators are signaling some willingness to consider gun control legislation that would ban "bump stocks."
  • Three U.S. Army Green Berets were killed in an ambush in Niger.
  • British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • Archeologists: Santa Claus is dead.