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USU Students, Cache Valley Citizens Rally In Support of DACA USU Students, Cache Valley Citizens Rally In Support of DACA
- October 03, 2017

As this past June, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reports more than 2,800 Iowa residents have been approved for DACA . If approved, the renewal will be good for two years. Hopefully this won't happen to us, but in the case it does, we need to be prepared. Around 800,000 young undocumented migrants (mostly Mexican) had applied for Daca. (more...)
Australia same-sex marriage: 'Majority' quick to return survey Australia same-sex marriage: 'Majority' quick to return survey
- October 03, 2017

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority tightened investor lending rules in March, forcing major lenders to increase rate and make investor loans more expensive. If you are enrolled and haven't received a form, you can request a replacement here. The poll also found almost six per cent of respondents said they would not vote in the survey, while 2.8 per cent were yet to receive their ballot. (more...)
Thousands huddle in horror as gunman opens fire at Las Vegas concert Thousands huddle in horror as gunman opens fire at Las Vegas concert
- October 03, 2017

Eric Paddock - the brother of Stephen Paddock , who is believed to be behind America's deadliest mass shooting , which took place in Las Vegas in the late hours of the night on Sunday, Oct. Benjamin Hoskins Paddock died in 1998. USA records show Paddock lived in a three-year-old, $US396,000 ($A506,642) two-bedroom home in the tiny desert community of Mesquite, 128km northeast of Las Vegas near the Arizona state border. (more...)
Dalia Dippolito's Attorney Was Nearly Victim in Las Vegas Shooting Dalia Dippolito's Attorney Was Nearly Victim in Las Vegas Shooting
- October 03, 2017

He told ABC hosts Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos that he ran up an aisle, and lay face down, pulling people down with him because some didn't realize there was a shooting . Based on that experience, he said he immediately reached out Las Vegas Mayor and good friend Carolyn Goodman to offer assistance and support, "It is our unique responsibility to share our knowledge and experience", he said. (more...)
Gabby Giffords Reacts to Las Vegas Shooting: "We Must Stop This"
- October 03, 2017

Giffords and Kelly have exhorted state and federal lawmakers to restrict guns since she was attacked in 2011 by Jared Lee Loughner at a congressional town hall meeting. The two criticized efforts to tamp down real policy suggestions. Gun violence is "not normal, it's not inevitable, it's an epidemic that needs to be cured", Kelly said . (more...)
Tropical wave expected to bring more rain Tropical wave expected to bring more rain
- October 03, 2017

Regardless of whether an organized tropical system develops or not, this broad area of storminess will still bring unsafe conditions. "Tropical threats originating from the coast of Africa that spawned hurricanes like Harvey, Irma and Maria, will continue to diminish in the coming weeks", Sosnowski said. (more...)
J&K: Terrorists, security forces in gunfight inside BSF camp near Srinagar airport J&K: Terrorists, security forces in gunfight inside BSF camp near Srinagar airport
- October 03, 2017

The suicide attack at the 182 battalion camp took place at 4.30 am and left three BSF troopers injured. In the attack, BSF shot down one of the terrorist. The nearby Kashmir Valley School has been ordered shut. #7:45 AM: Srinagar Airport shut due to ongoing encounter/operation. Around an hour later, police sources said another militant had been killed. (more...)
Egypt denies North Korea arms bound for its military Egypt denies North Korea arms bound for its military
- October 03, 2017

The Washington Post reported yesterday that United States warned Egypt that re was a mysterious ship near Suez Canal in August, and that course was Egyptian. Egyptian authorities last August intercepted a North Korean cargo ship carrying tens of thousands of rockets allegedly bound for Egyptian buyers in violation of worldwide sanctions against Pyongyang, the Washington Post reported Sunday. (more...)
Librarian: Send Books From Melania Trump to Underfunded Libraries Librarian: Send Books From Melania Trump to Underfunded Libraries
- October 03, 2017

The list of books sent by the first lady included books by Dr. Seuss , which Soeiro calls "a bit of a cliché". "Another fact that many people are unaware of is that Dr. Soeiro , whose school represents MA in the initiative, said on Thursday that her award winning library wasn't in need of the literature. The ungrateful librarian added that the first lady should be donating books to the school libraries in cities like Detroit, Philadelphia and Chicago as their libraries are supposedly ... (more...)
Russian Federation court sentences opposition leader to 20 days in jail Russian Federation court sentences opposition leader to 20 days in jail
- October 03, 2017

Navalny was detained on Friday, while making plans to travel to a rally in a provincial city. Putin, who has led Russian Federation since 1999, is widely expected to seek and win another six-year Kremlin term. He was planning a rally in St Petersburg on October 7, Putin's 65th birthday. Organizing a public rally without following certain procedures is a civil offense in Russian Federation and punishable with up to 30 days of administrative detention. (more...)
Senate Confirms FCC's Pai To Second Term Senate Confirms FCC's Pai To Second Term
- October 03, 2017

But Republicans who control the chamber were behind Pai, who was in no danger, needing only a simple majority for confirmation. Pai was ultimately reconfirmed by a 52 to 41 vote. Democrats have criticized Pai, a Republican, for cutting back FCC regulations, including in regards to net neutrality , the belief internet users should have equal access to all legal content and internet service providers should not charge more for certain services to be accessed. (more...)
Taking advantage of free college tuition Taking advantage of free college tuition
- October 03, 2017

According to Governor Cuomo, about 45 thousand students have been considered eligible for the excelsior program. Cuomo today announced that approximately 53 percent of full-time SUNY and CUNY in-state students, more than 210,000 NY residents, are going to school tuition-free thanks to the addition of students receiving the Excelsior Scholarship . (more...)
Trial of Libyan charged with killing U.S. ambassador to begin Trial of Libyan charged with killing U.S. ambassador to begin
- October 03, 2017

A diplomatic security agent says that after militants stormed the USA diplomatic compound in Benghazi , Libya, he turned to ambassador Chris Stevens and said, "When I die, you need to pick up my gun and keep fighting". The government intends to present a witness, referred to as Ali, who became close to Khatallah at the USA government's request after the attack. "And that defendant, right there, hates Americans with a vengeance ", Crabb said while pointing to Khattala. (more...)
Palestinian Authority, Hamas Begin Reconciliation Meetings in Gaza Palestinian Authority, Hamas Begin Reconciliation Meetings in Gaza
- October 03, 2017

The meeting follows Hamas's announcement in mid-September to relinquish civilian authority in Gaza to a unity government with Fatah as part of an Egyptian-brokered deal. "We are confidence that the atmosphere of understandings and positivity are dominating and we are looking for more serious work with all powers and factions and institutions to rescue our beloved people in Gaza ", he said. (more...)
CBS executive fired over shocking Las Vegas massacre victim comments CBS executive fired over shocking Las Vegas massacre victim comments
- October 03, 2017

Because "country music fans often are Republican gun toters". CBS did not immediately respond to The Daily Caller News Foundation for comment. But this is the internet, and everything is permanent as long as one person gets a screenshot. (more...)
Another Cabinet Member Under Investigation For Taxpayer-Funded Flights Another Cabinet Member Under Investigation For Taxpayer-Funded Flights
- October 03, 2017

Zinke, a former Montana congressman, was in Las Vegas to speak to the Vegas Golden Knights, the city's new National Hockey League team. Employees and political action committees affiliated with the company reportedly donated almost $200,00 to Zinke's two congressional campaigns. (more...)
Controversy surrounds Rangers deployment around accountability court Controversy surrounds Rangers deployment around accountability court
- October 03, 2017

DC office's sources said that the letter from SSP Islamabad was received by the Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate however, no further action was taken. Iqbal said if Rangers had violated orders of the civil administration, a "high-level inquiry" would take place of the matter and it would be determined "who challenged the writ of the government". (more...)
Raiders donate $50000 to Las Vegas shooting victims Raiders donate $50000 to Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 03, 2017

Sisolak made his statement to the press while he was at visiting the trauma center where families' of the victim were being tended. The gunman, identified by police as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel into the crowd at an outdoor music festival where Jason Aldean was playing. (more...)
Dalit killed for watching upper castes-organised garba event Dalit killed for watching upper castes-organised garba event
- October 03, 2017

Prakash said that Sanjay enquired from Jayesh about why he was sitting near the temple and "when we told him that we were watching garba , he started abusing us and hurled casteist insults". The other accused have been identified as Chintan Patel , Jignesh Patel, Rutvik Patel, Vickey Patel, Dhaval Patel, Ripen Patel and Dipesh Patel, all residents of the same village. (more...)
White House says 'premature' to talk gun control after Vegas shooting White House says 'premature' to talk gun control after Vegas shooting
- October 03, 2017

Critics say efforts to ease the restrictions will allow more criminals to use them and will make it hard to detect when and where a shooting is taking place. That certainly hasn't helped there, ' she said. "We need action" on enhanced background checks for gun owners, restrictions on high-capacity magazines and assault weapons, he said. (more...)
More Than 9.2 Million Aussies Have Voted In The Marriage Equality Survey
- October 03, 2017

Of 5,000 people surveyed, more than 64 per cent indicated that they've already submitted their ballot, and that they voted "yes". That poll showed nearly eight in ten women aged 25 to 44 are voting YES in the marriage equality postal survey. (more...)
Lawmakers, Gun Control Groups React To Las Vegas Shooting Lawmakers, Gun Control Groups React To Las Vegas Shooting
- October 03, 2017

Republicans have been upbeat about prospects for legislation as they control both the House and Senate and have an ally in the White House in President Donald Trump . "Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer". Pelosi on Monday asked House Speaker Paul Ryan to create a select committee on gun violence to recommend legislation. (more...)
Iran, Oman's Top Diplomats Meet in Muscat Iran, Oman's Top Diplomats Meet in Muscat
- October 03, 2017

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to meet his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi in Muscat on Monday before heading to Qatar, at a time when Tehran is facing U.S. In addition to issue of bringing Iranian natural gas to India through Oman, United States discussed this with Oman in NY province, and on possibilities of cooperation in field of natural gas Work. (more...)
North Korea opens up a second internet connection enabled by Russian Federation North Korea opens up a second internet connection enabled by Russian Federation
- October 03, 2017

Experts in cybersecurity also confirmed the latest Russian link. Pyongyang has however denied any involvement. As the US cracks down on North Korea , Russia is giving the rogue state a cyber lifeline. struck in 2009". With two connections, experts argue that North Korean Internet users could expect a higher worldwide bandwidth capacity as well as a greater ability to withstand attacks. (more...)
Taj Mahal not on list of UP tourist spots Taj Mahal not on list of UP tourist spots
- October 03, 2017

This, however, isn't the first time that the Yogi Adityanath government has come under fire for comments about the Taj Mahal . "The work we did in the last six months, there are all the records of it", Joshi said. There is no specific reference to, nor a photograph of, the Taj Mahal anywhere. The Uttar Pradesh government in a press release on Monday said that it has proposed a slew of tourism projects worth Rs 370 crore, around half of which is meant for the Taj Mahal and its ... (more...)
Is this the Obama's new multi-million dollar apartment in NYC? Is this the Obama's new multi-million dollar apartment in NYC?
- October 03, 2017

The spot has five bedrooms, four baths, a library with a wood-burning fireplace, and views overlooking the East River. At the time of publication, there were four active sales for units in the building and it's speculated that the apartment 10G - which is now under contract for $10,000,000 - is the one that the Obamas are purchasing. (more...)
Reports of shots fired on campus of USC Reports of shots fired on campus of USC
- October 03, 2017

The school reports that there was police activity at 610 Childs Way on the campus, and stated authorities were searching Fertitta Hall, which is the where the School of Business is located. LAPD first received reports of possible gunshots at 12:17 p.m. from the 3500 block of University Avenue. The professor was arrested after the false alarm, LAPD Deputy Chief Phillip Tingirides said, according to the TV station. (more...)
Trump condemns 'act of pure evil' in Las Vegas Trump condemns 'act of pure evil' in Las Vegas
- October 03, 2017

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords raised her fist at the Capitol and said "the nation is counting on you" after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas . Some retailers called for suspending sales of assault-type rifles, particularly in CT, capping off what had shaped up to be a banner year for the gun industry. (more...)
Cuomo orders NY state flags to half-staff for Las Vegas shooting Cuomo orders NY state flags to half-staff for Las Vegas shooting
- October 03, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for US and MI flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. "Today, our hearts are with the people affected by this tragedy, and with all of Las Vegas", said Senator Brian Schatz. (more...)
Congress Lets Insurance Program for Poor Children Expire, Oklahoma to Lose $49M Congress Lets Insurance Program for Poor Children Expire, Oklahoma to Lose $49M
- October 03, 2017

If Congress does not renew federal funding, states will be forced to decide whether to terminate their CHIP segments or proceed with significantly reduced budgets. Pregnant women and children in families of four earning up to $5,350 a month qualify for CHP+ coverage in Colorado. In Iowa, about 60,000 kids get health insurance with CHIP funding, with 44,000 on the Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa, or hawk-i, program. (more...)