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Rollout of Universal Credit system to continue as planned Rollout of Universal Credit system to continue as planned
- October 03, 2017

The Government is to press ahead with the rapid rollout of Universal Credit this autumn despite growing protests that it is driving claimants deep into debt. "But I am determined to ensure that those who need support earlier in the month will get it". "It would be a huge injustice for so many families to suffer simply because the government will not admit they still can't get Universal Credit working properly". (more...)
Democrat says he will boycott moment of silence for Las Vegas shooting Democrat says he will boycott moment of silence for Las Vegas shooting
- October 03, 2017

According to Moulton, nine out of ten Americans support universal background checks on gun purchases and Congress should be able to put that to a vote. Moulton is not the only Democrat calling for increased gun control in the hours since the shooting, which left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded. (more...)
French police find explosive device in Paris, detain 'radicalized' person French police find explosive device in Paris, detain 'radicalized' person
- October 03, 2017

Gerard Collomb said one of those arrested was "radicalized", a likely reference to Islamist militancy, Reuters reported. "All those who thought that we had to loosen the capacity of our services to go ahead, to try to watch, to have the information, they are wrong", Collomb said as lawmakers are due to vote on a controversial anti-terrorism law which would turn emergency security rules into law. (more...)
Facebook beefing up team to thwart election manipulation Facebook beefing up team to thwart election manipulation
- October 03, 2017

Internal modelling suggests that while 25% of the adverts were viewed by no-one, 44% of the remainder were seen prior to the presidential election in November 2016, with 56% viewed in its aftermath. "If foreign countries are advertising in a way that is created to divide us, as a lot of these ads were, is that something that, number one, they are going to be able to discover?" "But I think those are some of the things we're going to want to ask during the hearing", Schiff said. (more...)
Barnier says European Union citizens will not pay for decision they didn't make
- October 03, 2017

European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker is set to address the parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg and has already said it would take "miracles" for trade talks to begin before the end of October. "We first need to agree on the terms of the divorce and then we see if we can half-lovingly find each other again", Juncker told parliament. Britain is hoping to break the gridlock between London and Brussels by talking directly to the leaders at the Summit. (more...)
Philip Hammond promises young 'Tories won't let you down' Philip Hammond promises young 'Tories won't let you down'
- October 03, 2017

John McDonnell has said the country is now in the "bizarre" situation where the City is looking to him and Jeremy Corbyn to "stabalise capitalism". The shadow chancellor said he and Corbyn were now waiting for the Tories to "stand aside" to let them take over. Another, who asked not to be named, said the party was still smarting from May's election gamble, and now was no time to take risks - especially as the opposition Labour party is enjoying a resurgence. (more...)
Pakistani FM embarks on 3-day U.S. visit Pakistani FM embarks on 3-day U.S. visit
- October 03, 2017

Sushma Swaraj in her speech at the UNGA had said India had risen "despite being the principal destination of Pakistan's nefarious export of terrorism". But why is it that we gave birth to IITs, IIMs, AIIMs and other institutes. Asif in the interview mentioned Modi as "elected terrorist who has the blood of Muslims of Gujarat on his hands", referring to the 2002 Godhra riots and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) a "terrorist party" during an interview to Geo TV. (more...)
Trump to tour hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico Trump to tour hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico
- October 03, 2017

For that, Cruz had her leadership questioned by Trump , was called a " politically motivated ingrate ", and had her TV appearances - again, the objective of which is to ask for more help - criticized by an anonymous White House official. (more...)
Duterte says he won't cooperate in anti-graft body's probe Duterte says he won't cooperate in anti-graft body's probe
- October 03, 2017

President Duterte declared his willingness to subject himself to the Ombudsman's probe into his and his family's alleged undisclosed wealth, saying that he has no problem allowing the anti-graft agency to open his books for scrutiny. "That we are that poor?" Mr Duterte has launched tirades against the Supreme Court Chief Justice, the Commission on Human Rights, the Catholic Church and critical media outlets. (more...)
Kenya police fire tear gas at Raila Odinga supporters before election rerun Kenya police fire tear gas at Raila Odinga supporters before election rerun
- October 03, 2017

Kenyatta reminded opposition leader Odinga that the Supreme Court ruled that the fresh presidential election should be held within 60 days and conducted by the electoral agency IEBC , asking him to stop the selective adherence to the Supreme Court's decision. (more...)
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...)

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