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U.S. conducts drills in South China Sea under Beijing's watchful eye U.S. conducts drills in South China Sea under Beijing's watchful eye
- October 03, 2017

The two frigates of the People's Liberation Army's Navy conduct frequent close quarter surveillance, according to officers on the Japanese-based Reagan . The USS Ronald Reagan will be the first US carrier visit to Hong Kong in two years. China claims much of the South China Sea as its own territory, even though parts of it are also claimed by six other countries. (more...)
How Analysts Rated Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) Last Week? How Analysts Rated Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) Last Week?
- October 03, 2017

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd reduced its position in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) by 87.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SL Green Realty Corp. had 64 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On July 18, 2017 Canaccord Genuity added GTY to its research portfolio with a rating of "Buy". (more...)
Utah gun store owner says Vegas shooter was normal customer Utah gun store owner says Vegas shooter was normal customer
- October 03, 2017

According to federal aviation records, Paddock was issued a private pilot's license in November 2003. Stephen Craig Paddock , 64, was estranged from his family and lived with a 62-year-old woman in a one-story, three-bedroom home about 80 miles north of Las Vegas that he purchased in 2015 for about $370,000. (more...)
Deadliest mass shootings in the United States since 1949 Deadliest mass shootings in the United States since 1949
- October 03, 2017

Robert Lewis Dear, Jr., was 57 when he allegedly killed three people and wounded nine others November 27, 2015, at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic. A U.S. Army Officer went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood , killing 13 people and injuring 30. William Spengler, 62, deliberately set fire to his Webster, New York, home on Christmas Eve 2012 after killing his sister, and he then shot and killed two firefighters who responded and wounded two others. (more...)
Yemen: US Drone Shot Down, Military Confirms Yemen: US Drone Shot Down, Military Confirms
- October 02, 2017

The charred wreckage of the aircraft was carried out by the Houthis aboard a Toyota pickup truck, Reuters reported . The spy drone was a US-made MQ-9 Reaper, the source added. An AFP photographer at the scene said dozens of residents rushed to examine the debris from a burning aircraft at the northern entrance to the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by the Huthis and their ally former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. (more...)
Soldiers in Cameroon Shoot Dead Several Independence Activists Soldiers in Cameroon Shoot Dead Several Independence Activists
- October 02, 2017

Also in Kumbo, three prison inmates were shot and killed trying to escape while security forces were mobilized for the deployments in anglophone regions, a source close to regional authorities said. The Cameroonian divide traces its roots to the end of World War 1 when the League of Nations divided the former German colony of Kamerun between the allied French and British victors. (more...)
BC man, 23, among the 58 killed in Las Vegas mass shooting BC man, 23, among the 58 killed in Las Vegas mass shooting
- October 02, 2017

Jordan McIldoon was 23 years old, according to his family. "Our priority is to make sure all of our employees are safe and then to provide them and the community with support", she said. Heather Gooze wrote on her Facebook page . McBryan said they ran across the road to take shelter behind a large electrical transformer outside a gas station. (more...)
The Supreme Court begins its new term Monday The Supreme Court begins its new term Monday
- October 02, 2017

In a case that could affect the rights of as many as 25 million employees, Justice Anthony Kennedy, often the court's swing vote, suggested Monday through his questions that he would side with employers. At issue is the baker's claim that he should not be forced to produce a message with which he disagrees and the Colorado law that bars discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. (more...)
Hillary Clinton slammed for 'ignorant' statement on guns after Las Vegas shooting Hillary Clinton slammed for 'ignorant' statement on guns after Las Vegas shooting
- October 02, 2017

She wrote later , "Our grief isn't enough". Authorities said the shooter had more than 10 rifles in the hotel room where he fired on concert-goers below. Clinton's comments come as other leaders in the Democratic Party continue to push for gun control in the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern US history. (more...)
High court declines to hear fishing monitor case High court declines to hear fishing monitor case
- October 02, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear New Hampshire fisherman David Goethel's case challenging the federal government's ability to force commercial fishermen to pay the costs of at-sea monitoring. "What they've said about sex offenders is: 'We're not going to intervene in this case, '" he said. A court battle on the issue began in 2015 in Michigan when the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit against Snyder and Michigan State Police Director Col. (more...)
Up to 8 inches of snow expected on northern Colorado peaks Up to 8 inches of snow expected on northern Colorado peaks
- October 02, 2017

The mountains along Interstate 70 are expected to get some of the heaviest snowfall - and are predicted to have between eight and 18 inches of accumulation. The most snow is expected in Jackson, Grand and Larimer counties, with 8-16 inches and local amounts up to 2 feet. Poor travel conditions are also expected in Montana, including in lower elevation valley areas such as Great Falls and Helena. (more...)
Cabinet is split over how Brexit should happen, Hammond admits Cabinet is split over how Brexit should happen, Hammond admits
- October 02, 2017

May's authority was severely weakened by the June vote and her Cabinet remains divided over Brexit , even as negotiations in Brussels move slowly forward. The election left the Tories without a working majority in Parliament, just as she was heading into complex Brexit talks with a well-prepared and determined adversary in the shape of Michel Barnier , the European Union's chief negotiator. (more...)
United States service member killed in Iraq United States service member killed in Iraq
- October 02, 2017

More than 5,000 American troops are in Iraq and about 1,000 in Syria advising and assisting the Iraqi military and Syrian rebel forces fighting ISIS. It was France's first combat fatality since it joined the anti-ISIS fight in September 2014. (more...)
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...)