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Big Sandy resident killed in Vegas, best friend says Big Sandy resident killed in Vegas, best friend says
- October 02, 2017

Sonny Melton , 29, a registered nurse from Tennessee, was soon pronounced dead, one of at least 58 people who were killed during the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night. "He saved my life". He also attended Big Sandy High School and University of Tennessee at Martin. "He grabbed me and started running when I felt him get shot in the back", she said . (more...)
Theresa May facing mutiny ahead of Conservative party conference Theresa May facing mutiny ahead of Conservative party conference
- October 02, 2017

In an interview with BBC television, she dismissed talk of rifts among top ministers, saying they were united on their programme and more importantly Brexit. May is now dependent on the Demcratic Unionist Party for a majority in parliament, and opinion polls indicate Labour is a growing threat, persuading rivals in the party not to try to topple her quite yet. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Congress reacts to massacre Las Vegas shooting: Congress reacts to massacre
- October 02, 2017

Chris Murphy , a Democrat, joined Marquez-Greene to blast lawmakers for not enacting stricter gun control measures, and called for Congress to "get off its ass and do something". "My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the bad Las Vegas shooting". There doesn't seem to be an official definition for a "mass shooting" in the United States, but according to the Gun Violence Archive , a mass shooting is described as four or more individuals being shot or killed ... (more...)
Louisiana police officer fatally shot while answering call about shooting, officials say Louisiana police officer fatally shot while answering call about shooting, officials say
- October 02, 2017

Lafayette Police exchanged gunfire with the suspect on arrival. The identity of the suspect and officer have not been released at this time. Two others were also shot in the incident. KLFY will continue to follow this story throughout the day Monday and provide further details as they become available. We're told shots rang out at the Big Boy Convenience Store. (more...)
President Trump just attacked the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico President Trump just attacked the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

He says the hurricane "totally destroyed" Puerto Rico and that "the military and first responders, despite no electric, roads, phones etc., have done an incredible job". they are ALL doing a GREAT JOB!" Trump has repeatedly responded to questions about Puerto Rico by saying it is an island. Mitchell's truck is already on route: A barge containing vehicles, food, water and temporary housing for relief workers left from the Port of Jacksonville in Florida earlier this week on a ... (more...)
Protests in Srinagar against braid chopping incidents Protests in Srinagar against braid chopping incidents
- October 02, 2017

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday met senior civil and police officers to discuss the matter. After Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, mysterious incidents of "brain-chopping" have been reported in the restive Jammu & Kashmir, triggering concern among the state's police force and security agencies that such indicents may be used by anti-social elements and separatists to spark violence and panic among the people. (more...)
COAS leaves for Kabul to meet Afghan President, military leadership COAS leaves for Kabul to meet Afghan President, military leadership
- October 02, 2017

It was the first top-level interaction between Kabul and Islamabad after the announcement in August of the new USA policy by President Donald Trump, who authorized a troop ramp-up in Afghanistan, that was welcomed by the latter, but rejected by Pakistan. (more...)
Kennedy gets home win as Royals top Arizona 2-1 Kennedy gets home win as Royals top Arizona 2-1
- October 02, 2017

Vargas (18-10, 3.94 ERA) has won his last four starts, beating Detroit 2-1 in his previous outing, when he allowed one run and five hits over six innings. Duffy, who was the Royals' opening day starter, finishes the season with a 3.81 ERA in 24 starts. Arizona starter Taijuan Walker left after five innings. (more...)
No Referendum Held in Catalonia, Says Spanish PM No Referendum Held in Catalonia, Says Spanish PM
- October 02, 2017

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont previously suggested a "Yes" vote would open the door to a unilateral declaration of independence by the regional parliament to the national Spanish government. He said batons and rubber bullets had been used against people who were protecting ballot papers and polling stations. "Today there has not been a self-determination referendum in Catalonia ". (more...)
Prakash Raj warns Narendra Modi Prakash Raj warns Narendra Modi
- October 02, 2017

Around 50 protestors were detained near Marina Beach by the Chennai Police on Monday during their demonstration against the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, The News Minute reported. "Gauri's father, Mr Lankesh, was our mentor, our teacher". "I knew Gauri for 30 years". In fact, I don't think anyone voiced their opinion more than P Lankesh himself. (more...)
At least 20 dead after mass shooting at Las Vegas concert At least 20 dead after mass shooting at Las Vegas concert
- October 02, 2017

More than 50 people were killed and 200 wounded when a gunman opened fire on a concert in Las Vegas , police said on Monday, making it the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. The suspect, whom police say was a lone gunman, has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock of the Las Vegas area. Police said he had numerous weapons with him. (more...)
Turkey's Chief Of General Staff Holds Talks In Theran Turkey's Chief Of General Staff Holds Talks In Theran
- October 02, 2017

The move has met severe opposition from the United Nations, the USA, as well as all major regional and global parties, including Iran and Turkey, all stressing that the separation of Kurdistan region from Iraq would cause a new wave of tension in the region which is already grappling with ISIL terrorists. (more...)
Turkey no longer needs European Union membership, said Erdogan Turkey no longer needs European Union membership, said Erdogan
- October 02, 2017

The 12-year-long accession talks were effectively halted after Turkey began a massive crackdown on the coup suspects. The premier has previously said that joining the European Union is not Ankara's only option, and that Turkey is considering joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. (more...)
Roger Waters To Play Barclaycard presents British Summertime Roger Waters To Play Barclaycard presents British Summertime
- October 02, 2017

Following the announcement of Roger Waters as the first headliner at next year's British Summertime event in Hyde Park , the former Pink Floyd man has announced four more United Kingdom indoor dates for his Us + Them tour. After frontman Syd left in 1968 due to mental health issues, Roger became the band's lead singer and visionary behind their album concepts. Roger Waters plays British Summer Time at Hyde Park on Friday 6 Jul 2018. (more...)
NIU Suspends Linebacker Jones-Davis NIU Suspends Linebacker Jones-Davis
- October 02, 2017

San Diego State's Rashaad Penny (20) breaks a 61-yard run for a touchdown during the college football game between UC Davis Aggies and San Diego State Aztecs on September 02, 2017, at San Diego Stadium. "With all due respect to San Diego State , I feel we lost this", NIU coach Rod Carey said. A game-opening touchdown on special teams, a defensive score and a TD pass set up when the San Diego State defense forced a fumble in Huskies' territory powered the Aztecs before halftime. (more...)
EUR/USD lower after Spain cracks down on Catalonia EUR/USD lower after Spain cracks down on Catalonia
- October 02, 2017

In chaotic scenes that have become defining images of the violence-tainted Catalan independence referendum , Spanish riot police clashed with Catalan firefighters who stood protectively in front of voters at a polling station near Girona. (more...)
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz continues to advocate for Puerto Rico San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz continues to advocate for Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Another seven guard members are in San Juan , Puerto Rico , "with specialized communications equipment to help re-establish communications ". "The goal is one: saving lives", she wrote on Twitter on Saturday. In the past month, a series of powerful hurricanes have lashed southern states and USA islands, leaving death, flooding and destruction of communications and medical systems in their wakes. (more...)
Australian boy dies after neck pinned while bench-pressing at gym Australian boy dies after neck pinned while bench-pressing at gym
- October 02, 2017

He was taken to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital where he was placed on life support, but died there on Saturday, his football club said on Facebook . "Ben passed away yesterday afternoon with his family and friends around him", said his family in a statement quoted by the news outlet. Worksafe Queensland has launched an investigation into the incident and the Pine Rivers PCYC has been closed since Wednesday. (more...)
Judwaa 2 registers Varun's best opening weekend yest, third best of 2017 Judwaa 2 registers Varun's best opening weekend yest, third best of 2017
- October 02, 2017

Rs 22.60 crores on Sunday as well taking the total to Rs. 59.25 crore. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh shared the figures on social media and informed that the film had a smashing weekend. The film that starred Alia Bhatt opposite Varun, collected Rs 41.88 crore over the first weekend. It was the late 90s when the master himself, David Dhawan roped in Salman Khan in a double role in one of Bollywood's epic comics which took Salman to a different stardom altogether. (more...)
Palestinian PM in Gaza on 1st visit after decade of Hamas rule Palestinian PM in Gaza on 1st visit after decade of Hamas rule
- October 02, 2017

A Palestinian worker paints the entrance to the cabinet's Gaza office, in Gaza City, Sunday Oct. 1, 2017. Arabic writing on the poster reads, "Welcome to Palestine's beating heart: glorified Gaza". Hamdallah also added that Hamas' willingness to compromise is important "and we will build more on it". Egypt and Israel , Hamas' chief adversary, have maintained a blockade around Gaza since 2006. (more...)
Reporters are in Puerto Rico to tell an important story Reporters are in Puerto Rico to tell an important story
- October 02, 2017

After the Puerto Rican capital city's mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz appealed for help "to save us from dying", the United States president said in a series of tweets: "Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan , and others in Puerto Rico , who are not able to get their workers to help". (more...)
Saving lives is only goal, San Juan mayor says Saving lives is only goal, San Juan mayor says
- October 02, 2017

After Hurricane Harvey in Texas, and Hurricane Irma in Cuba and Florida, the latest storm left Puerto Rico a shell of its former self. The president spent much of the weekend at his New Jersey golf club and then attended the worldwide golf competition near New York City. (more...)
Myanmar makes 'proposal' to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh Myanmar makes 'proposal' to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh
- October 02, 2017

Ever since the latest flare-up of violence against the community in Myanmar this year, almost 4 lakh Rohingyas have fled the state, pouring into nearby countries like Bangladesh seeking refuge. In this picture taken on October 1, 2017, a Rohingya Muslim refugee holds her child as she waits to see a doctor at a medical center at Balukhali refugee camp near the Bangladeshi town of Gumdhum. (more...)
United States diplomatic channels with N Korea not 'open forever' United States diplomatic channels with N Korea not 'open forever'
- October 02, 2017

We're not in a dark situation, a blackout", Tillerson told reporters during a visit to China . He added that the USA has a direct line of communication open with Pyongyang over North Korea's nuclear tests. "That would calm things down a lot", Tillerson said. "Man-rocket" embarked on a " suicide mission ", has recently launched the host of the White House . (more...)
Lauren Jauregui Responds to Trump Slamming Puerto Rico Mayor Lauren Jauregui Responds to Trump Slamming Puerto Rico Mayor
- October 02, 2017

Trump lauded the effort of first responders to Puerto Rico , saying they have done "an awesome job" despite a lack of electricity, damaged roads and no road service. Eleven days after Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico still looks like a war zone. Every single day when you can't really believe what's going on, the next day it's something else even more insane and tragic. (more...)
Philippines welcome US President Trump's visit Philippines welcome US President Trump's visit
- October 02, 2017

Abella said in a statement. The US president, who will also be accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump, will "discuss the importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific region to America's prosperity and security", said the White House, a possible reference to the South China Sea disputes involving Beijing's aggressive claims in the region. (more...)
Trump praises 'leadership' of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands govs after slamming mayor Trump praises 'leadership' of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands govs after slamming mayor
- October 02, 2017

Pence said he will be in Puerto Rico this time next week. Cruz also said she would be willing to meet with Trump during his planned visit to Puerto Rico this week. "In the elderly home, dying people, in the hospitals, the people with oxygen are dying because they don't have electricity for the oxygen, the morgue is full, it's a mess", said Del Valle. (more...)
Iraq urges KRG to cancel referendum results Iraq urges KRG to cancel referendum results
- October 02, 2017

The vote was held across the autonomous Kurdish region's three provinces as well as in some disputed territories controlled by Kurdish forces but claimed by Baghdad. And they have valid reasons too as the region's first steps toward independence could unleash ethnic violence, tear Iraq apart and fracture the American-led coalition fighting Islamic state militants. (more...)
Not Gandhis and Modis, 125cr Indians will realise Swachh Bharat dream: PM Not Gandhis and Modis, 125cr Indians will realise Swachh Bharat dream: PM
- October 02, 2017

Prime Minister addressed the nation from Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi to mark the third anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission. He also said that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan movement has become a people's movement due to the "Siddhi" of Swachhagrahi. (more...)
Barcelona coach Valverde relieved to defeat Las Palmas Barcelona coach Valverde relieved to defeat Las Palmas
- October 02, 2017

Barcelona had openly backed the referendum and criticized the Spanish government for trying to impede the vote, and its president said that the decision to play behind closed doors was made by the club as a way to protest the government's actions in Catalonia. (more...)

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