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Theresa May is heading towards a soft Brexit supported by Philip Hammond Theresa May is heading towards a soft Brexit supported by Philip Hammond
- October 04, 2017

Speculation about Boris Johnson's leadership plot has dominated the Tory conference in Manchester , after he set out his own personal red lines for Brexit negotiations in a 4,000 word article and called for higher public sector pay rises. (more...)
Inside the exact room Stephen Paddock made his sniper's nest Inside the exact room Stephen Paddock made his sniper's nest
- October 04, 2017

Jeff Bridges' video tour of room 32-135 at Mandalay Bay hotel, recorded in 2016, shows the sweeping and commanding views Paddock had from his deadly sniper's nest on to the concert area below. "I knew he was in the Vista suite because of where the room was located". "Again, we would like to send our thoughts and prayers to everyone impacted by this tragedy!" "The video ironically ends with a view down on the concert area", Bridges said in his Facebook post. (more...)
Alex Morgan gets kicked out of Disney World for 'trespassing' Alex Morgan gets kicked out of Disney World for 'trespassing'
- October 04, 2017

Toia was also "verbally aggressive" to pub managers and officers, and "to prevent this incident from possibly turning physical I grabbed his left arm ... Morgan, 28, plays for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League. Orlando City officials were reviewing the incident on Tuesday. "The club will address the matter internally when there is a full understanding of what occurred". (more...)
United States Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Death Penalty For Gays United States Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Death Penalty For Gays
- October 04, 2017

As ILGA's 2017 State-Sponsored Homophobia report highlights , there are now six States (eight if we count the parts of Syria and Iraq still occupied by Isis) where the death penalty is implemented for same-sex relations, a further five where it is technically allowed (if not actually invoked), and one where it has not yet been implemented. (more...)
Libya needs to 'clear the dead bodies' Libya needs to 'clear the dead bodies'
- October 04, 2017

Speaking about Libya , the north African nation he visited in August, Mr Johnson was at first full of praise during a speech at a Conservative conference event - extolling its "bone white sands", "beautiful seas" and "brilliant young people". (more...)
Kenya government close University of Nairobi over students unrest Kenya government close University of Nairobi over students unrest
- October 04, 2017

A former student leader, Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino was arrested and faced various charges including subversion and uttering abusive words. Embakasi East MP Babu Owino, who is the immediate former SONU leader, revealed that the objective of the vigil was to plan how to frogmarch the IG. (more...)
Highlighting Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)
- October 04, 2017

Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc decreased its stake in 3M Co. The stock has performed 3.24% over the last seven days, -2.98% over the last thirty, and 17.54% over the last three months. Now it is offering a dividend yield of 0.00% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 0.00%. Freeport now has $20.41 billion valuation. Its down 0.15, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Bill Kelly: Vegas massacre is only the tip of the iceberg
- October 04, 2017

But many analysts say that may be as far as it goes. "Don't let anyone tell you not to talk about politics when we talk about guns". And as Rafi Schwartz of Splinter News noted , many of these NRA-funded politicians took to social media Monday to offer their "thoughts and prayers " for the victims of the Vegas massacre , but were predictably silent on the need for serious changes to USA gun laws. (more...)
Local leaders trash Trump over attack on San Juan mayor Local leaders trash Trump over attack on San Juan mayor
- October 04, 2017

Puerto Rico's congressional delegate also traveled with the group. After more than a week of desperation, many were still unable to access essentials including food and water. "We have pushed about as much stuff and people through a tiny hole in as short a timeframe as possible", he also said in the update . "We're still in the early stages of this". (more...)
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan teaser gives first look at John Krasinski Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan teaser gives first look at John Krasinski
- October 04, 2017

The one-hour, eight-episode dramatic series follows an up-and-coming Central Intelligence Agency analyst thrust into a unsafe field assignment for the first time. The eight-episode first season, which was also executive-produced by Graham Roland ( Almost Human ), will debut in 2018 on Amazon . Amazon's Jack Ryan is now scheduled to be released in 2018. (more...)
Altria Group Inc (MO) Position Maintained by Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc
- October 04, 2017

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Ltd. increased its position in Altria Group by 891.7% in the fourth quarter. The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/10/02/narwhal-capital-management-has-4-01-million-stake-in-altria-group-mo.html. (more...)
US Supreme Court rejects New Zealand-based Web mogul's appeal US Supreme Court rejects New Zealand-based Web mogul's appeal
- October 04, 2017

An estimated $67 million of assets were seized, much of which remain in the hands of the authorities while Dotcom and his associates fight extradition to the States. We are disappointed in the denial of the cert petition-it is a bad day for due process and global treaties. They include bank accounts in Hong Kong and New Zealand, Dotcom's mansion home, luxury cars, jet skis, big-screen TVs, a $10,000 watch and an Olaf Mueller photograph said to be worth more than $100,000, according to Ars ... (more...)
Why every student should file a FAFSA Why every student should file a FAFSA
- October 04, 2017

If you took out a federal student loan last year, you'll likely need another one this year. One resource that can be utilized is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid website, or FAFSA . Most filers are able to use the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) and will be prompted on the FAFSA. In addition, the information you report on the FAFSA determines eligibility for federal subsidized and unsubsidized loans, which can be very affordable alternatives to other types of loans. (more...)
Tokyo governor says will not run in election Tokyo governor says will not run in election
- October 04, 2017

Yesterday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Mr Abe's ally, noted that while Ms Koike has said she will not run, she has not named her party's pick for prime minister if Kibo No To wins a majority. Hosono's remarks apparently reflect Kibo no To's aim to erase any negative image associated with the administration of the Democratic Party's predecessor, the Democratic Party of Japan, between 2009 and 2012. (more...)
Militants ready to enter Kashmir, says Army Militants ready to enter Kashmir, says Army
- October 04, 2017

He said bodies of the slain militants and weapons were recovered from the encounter site. The search operation was still in progress. The defence official said that when the Army personnel noticed some suspicious movement along the LoC, the intruders were challenged and the subsequent exchange of fire the terrorists were neutralised at both the places. (more...)
Kansas school funding not enough, court says Kansas school funding not enough, court says
- October 04, 2017

It will depend on when the Legislature decides to consider the issue, Rupe said, adding that the Legislature is free to call a special session if it sees fit. Lawrence school board president Shannon Kimball said the district also lost some funding in the new formula through changes in what are called "equalization aid", subsidies the state provides in certain parts of the school funding mechanism to equalize property taxes between poor and wealthy districts. (more...)
Talks with Pakistan a must, says former FM Yashwant Sinha Talks with Pakistan a must, says former FM Yashwant Sinha
- October 04, 2017

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today suggested that the Army should return to barracks in Jammu and Kashmir, leaving the anti-militancy operations to CRPF and state police, which he said would act "like a balm on the psyche" of the people there. (more...)
Wauwatosa native Steve Berger killed in Las Vegas shooting Wauwatosa native Steve Berger killed in Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

Richard Berger told WCCO his son traveled to Las Vegas to celebrate his birthday last week and last spoke with him on Saturday. "He's our only son", Berger said, choking up. Mary Berger says her son, Steve, was attending the country music concert with his roommate and other friends and has not been heard from since Stephen Paddock opened fire from a high-rise hotel and killed 59 people and wounded more than 500 more. (more...)
Fundraisers held for Las Vegas shooting victims Fundraisers held for Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 04, 2017

Republican Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval stressed, "We need blood". In addition, officials in Las Vegas have asked for donations of blood from anyone in the area who can make it to a donation site. It's important to donate blood because there are situations that happen and occur randomly. Paddock reportedly fired into the audience nonstop from the window of his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (more...)
BJP Councillor Hasmukh Patel Tied To Tree By Slum Dwellers BJP Councillor Hasmukh Patel Tied To Tree By Slum Dwellers
- October 04, 2017

The incident took place when councillor Hasmukh Patel visited a slum in Bapod Vadodara where the demolition work was in progress. Hasmukh Patel is seen tied up, with his white shirt torn, facing torrents of abuse from a group ringed around him in a video that has been widely shared on social media. (more...)
Amid mass shootings, GOP-controlled Congress remains focused on loosening gun laws Amid mass shootings, GOP-controlled Congress remains focused on loosening gun laws
- October 04, 2017

Manny Gomez, a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, said the nation's laws are moving inversely to increasing gun violence. It peaks at every mass shooting that shocks a nation increasingly dulled by 24-hour cable news. In Sunday's aftermath, Mr Horwitz said in a statement: "This is not normal". The shooting in Las Vegas is a tragedy - a uniquely American one. "We can not fathom their pain. (more...)
Cal-Maine warns over USA egg price rebound, as losses beat forecasts Cal-Maine warns over USA egg price rebound, as losses beat forecasts
- October 04, 2017

MarketWatch reported that the FactSet Research Systems Inc. consensus was for a per-share loss of 18 cents. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its position in Cal-Maine Foods by 106.2% in the first quarter. (NASDAQ:CALM) are experiencing unusual volume during today's trading. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Principal Financial Group Inc". If you are accessing this report on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global trademark & copyright legislation. (more...)
Netanyahu backs annexation of West Bank settlements Netanyahu backs annexation of West Bank settlements
- October 04, 2017

According to information attained by the settlement leaders, a long list of important topics isn't expected to come up during the meeting, including the substantial increase of housing units in the West Bank. His remarks triggered Palestinian condemnation, with Nabil Shaath, a senior adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, describing them as "totally unacceptable". (more...)
Judge hands down ruling in Planned Parenthood abortion lawsuit Judge hands down ruling in Planned Parenthood abortion lawsuit
- October 04, 2017

Terry Branstad. A Polk County judge has ruled against Planned Parenthood of the Heartland in their lawsuit against the state of Iowa. Immediately after the 8 Circuit's order was handed down, Planned Parenthood withdrew its request from the Supreme Court. (more...)
Nadal saves 2 match points to enter China Open 2nd round Nadal saves 2 match points to enter China Open 2nd round
- October 04, 2017

Nadal, a 16-time grand slam champion, tumbled and lost a shoe at one point, and said afterwards he was fortunate to be in the second round. 'But still, I didn't have the control of the match for nearly all the time. American Steve Johnson claimed the biggest scalp of his career with a 4-6 7-6 (7/5) 6-4 victory over second seed Dominic Thiem but countryman Sam Querrey lost 6-4 7-6 (7/2) to Richard Gasquet . (more...)
Remains found in Aruba didn't belong to Natalee Holloway Remains found in Aruba didn't belong to Natalee Holloway
- October 04, 2017

The network followed Natalee's father Dave Holloway's search for answers in its recently completed six-part true-crime series The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway . In an effort to uncover the truth and find their daughter, Natalee's family undertook an investigation of their own. The statements by the pathologist conflicted with an assertion by the prosecutor's office in Aruba that no human remains were located at a site where Holloway and his private investigator, T.J. (more...)
CenturyLink, Level 3 Reach DOJ Deal Over Proposed Merger CenturyLink, Level 3 Reach DOJ Deal Over Proposed Merger
- October 04, 2017

According to CenturyLink , the conditions imposed by the DOJ allow the company to continue to serve all current Level 3 customers in markets where the company will divest Level 3 assets, unless the customers choose to be served by the buyer of the assets. (more...)
In the Las Vegas concert shooting, survivors were also the first responders In the Las Vegas concert shooting, survivors were also the first responders
- October 04, 2017

The shooter used multiple rifles during his attack, and some of those rifles were equipped with a scope, he said . SWAT teams using explosives stormed the gunman's hotel room in the sleek, gold-colored glass skyscraper and found he had killed himself , authorities said. (more...)
UA grad Christiana Duarte reported dead after Las Vegas shooting UA grad Christiana Duarte reported dead after Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

Christiana Duarte, 21, has been confirmed as one of the at least 59 left dead after the Las Vegas shooting, according to multiple California news outlets . Duarte worked for the LA Kings, and the hockey team tweeted her photo out to its 1.1 million followers as part of the search. The shooting was so wide in scope that it affected many, many different communities, whether they're cities, universities or - in Mikey Duarte's case - the baseball community. (more...)
Turning the Page: Bob Seger Postpones Remaing Tour Dates Turning the Page: Bob Seger Postpones Remaing Tour Dates
- October 04, 2017

Rescheduled dates will be announced when available, the site said. Seger has pumped out 18 studio albums across more than half a century, and his Greatest Hits album was recently certified diamond after surpassing 10 million copies sold. (more...)