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Homeless man pleads guilty to murdering mother and son Homeless man pleads guilty to murdering mother and son
- October 04, 2017

Aaron Barley was fed, helped with accommodation and was even given a job after Tracey Wilkinson found him on the street. Looking into Barley's eyes from the witness box, she told him: "You have obliterated my life, murdered half my family - almost all of them - and for this I will never forgive you". (more...)
Mattis surprises Iran, explains Trump's instructions on North Korea Mattis surprises Iran, explains Trump's instructions on North Korea
- October 04, 2017

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis tried to clear up doubts about the U.S. administration's North Korea strategy Tuesday, backing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's effort to find a diplomatic solution to the nuclear standoff. Trump has nicknamed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "Rocket Man" and vowed to "totally destroy North Korea " if it attacks the USA or its allies, such as Japan. (more...)
Israeli premier vows to build more settlements at heart of West Bank Israeli premier vows to build more settlements at heart of West Bank
- October 04, 2017

Speaking at a conference of the ruling Likud Party, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ruled out accepting the Palestinian unity government , should one ultimately come into place as a result of ongoing negotiations among Palestinian factions. (more...)
Scalise Says His Belief In The Second Amendment Is Stronger Than Ever Scalise Says His Belief In The Second Amendment Is Stronger Than Ever
- October 04, 2017

He continued that when tragedies occur, the first thought should be to pray for and help victims and law enforcement and not "promoting our political agenda". "People use guns way more to defend themselves from criminals, than criminals use guns to hurt people". He also weighed in on the recent Las Vegas mass shooting and how he felt people should respond in the first few days. (more...)
Anti-Abortion Rep. Wanted Mistress to Get One: Texts Anti-Abortion Rep. Wanted Mistress to Get One: Texts
- October 04, 2017

The newsletter continued, "Passage of HR 7 in the wake of the president's executive action gives me great hope we will once again be a nation committed to honoring life and ensuring American taxpayer dollars are never spent to end a life before it even begins". (more...)
Senate panel holds first hearing to explore fix for DACA Senate panel holds first hearing to explore fix for DACA
- October 04, 2017

There is a six-month wind-down of the program for Congress to come up with a fix, and DACA recipients have until Thursday to renew their status. "Under a rational bill these individuals would be able to become lawful permanent residents with a pathway to citizenship", Dougherty, assistant Department of Homeland Security secretary for border, immigration and trade policy, responded. (more...)
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar oppose four-day Test South Africa captain Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar oppose four-day Test
- October 04, 2017

Potchefstroom: If Bangladesh's batsmen found the going tough in the first Test, they can expect it to be even more hard in the second match if South African captain Faf du Plessis gets his way. However, the inspirational captain opined that the demoralised cricketers should be backed after their disappointing show in the first Test and added that if they were able to stage a comeback in the second Test it would help boost their confidence for the upcoming limited-overs series as well. (more...)
NAB produces two witnesses against Dar in accountability court NAB produces two witnesses against Dar in accountability court
- October 04, 2017

Thus, he pleaded the court to set aside his indictment. A Pakistani court today rejected a petition by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against his indictment by an anti-corruption court in the Panama Papers scandal. However, in two separate petitions filed on Monday, Dar's counsels requested the IHC that Dar might be given adequate opportunity to raise objection to framing of charges and its content before calling and recording of the prosecution witnesses. (more...)
Calls For Tougher Gun Control Laws After Vegas Shooting Calls For Tougher Gun Control Laws After Vegas Shooting
- October 04, 2017

It causes the gun's recoil to press against the shooter's finger after each shot, firing rounds much more quickly than possible by pulling it manually. An algorithm calculated that an investor who bought shares in Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger on the day after one of these events then sold them 90 days later would have netted a return of 365 per cent over a nine-year period, compared to 66 per cent for the S&P 500 Index over the same timeframe. (more...)
Boris Johnson insists he is behind Theresa May's 'every syllable' Boris Johnson insists he is behind Theresa May's 'every syllable'
- October 04, 2017

Senior Cabinet figures have publicly slapped down Mr Johnson but his actions appear to have done little to dent his popularity with Tory rank and file. Johnson's comments followed a series of newspaper articles written by the foreign secretary in which he set out his "Brexit red lines" for May. "There's a group of United Kingdom business people, wonderful guys who want to invest in Sirte, on the coast, near where Gaddafi was actually captured and executed as some of you may have seen", he ... (more...)
National Night Out creates trust between law enforcement and communities National Night Out creates trust between law enforcement and communities
- October 04, 2017

And communities didn't let a little rain ruin their fun. There was a performance by the Northside High School band, free food, drinks and entertainment all in an effort to form lasting relationships between law enforcement and the community. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting updates: Portraits of the victims emerge
- October 04, 2017

Learning how Paddock obtained his weapons and how he got them and hundreds of rounds of ammunition into the hotel is one question to be answered. Laws against burglary haven't eradicated burglary, but we don't treat that as a reason to give up on stopping burglary, nor do we conclude that burglary laws have no effect on the burglary rate. (more...)
Volcano in Indonesia may erupt leading thousands to leave their homes Volcano in Indonesia may erupt leading thousands to leave their homes
- October 04, 2017

However, in the rush, many left their animals behind, as well as dozens of stray dogs that call the streets home. "Earthquakes happen everyday, maybe every hour". "Some insisted they stay in their village with their livestock even though their safety in is danger". They're just getting started on a second shelter. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's father was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's father was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation
- October 04, 2017

There's nothing anywhere that said why he did this". Paddock had set up multiple cameras around the hotel room from which he launched his attack, Lombardo said. The rapid pace at which he fired has led to informed speculation that at least one weapon may have been fully automatic, like a machine gun. The congressman said his "thoughts and prayers" are with the victims, their families and the first-responders. (more...)
Government proposes deposit scheme for bottles Government proposes deposit scheme for bottles
- October 04, 2017

Residents could soon be paid for recycling plastic bottles in an attempt to boost recycling. "Our oceans are our planet's greatest natural resource and this government is determined to ensure we restore them to health for the next generation". (more...)
Iraq TV airs news in Kurdish for the first time Iraq TV airs news in Kurdish for the first time
- October 04, 2017

He added that the referendum was "a new attempt to strike the heart of our region with a dagger". Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said however that Ankara would only institute targeted oil sanctions against individuals responsible for holding the referendum to avoid impacting civilians in the region. (more...)
Raytheon Small Diameter Bomb Sale Approved for Australia's F-35 Fighter Jets Raytheon Small Diameter Bomb Sale Approved for Australia's F-35 Fighter Jets
- October 04, 2017

The deal could also involve up to 30 GBU-53/B Guided Test Vehicles and 60 GBU-53/B Captive Carry Reliability Trainers, according to the statement. The US State Department approved a sale to Australia of almost 4,000 air-launched precision bombs and related equipment and training services as part of a contract worth more than $800 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced in a press release. (more...)
Stephen Colbert Pounds Donald Trump Over Puerto Rico Visit Stephen Colbert Pounds Donald Trump Over Puerto Rico Visit
- October 04, 2017

Trump also spent some time learning about water purification tablets, asking a local "Would you drink it?" and when she answered in the affirmative, added, "Really?" while looking dubiously at the package of tablets. CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert opened Monday night's episode with praise for the courageous people who helped saved lives amid the horrific terror attack in Los Angeles. (more...)
DFW Man Back Home After Leading Police To Vegas Shooter DFW Man Back Home After Leading Police To Vegas Shooter
- October 04, 2017

A total of 59 people were killed and around 530 injured in the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the crowd of 22,000 gathered below at the Route 91 Harvest Concert, killing at least 50 and wounding more than 400. (more...)
Marilou Danley not involved in Las Vegas shooting Marilou Danley not involved in Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

Although Trump said "the vast majority of individuals convicted of terrorism and terrorism-related offenses since 9/11 came here from outside of our country" in his first speech to Congress, none of the major U.S. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said officers determined the gunshots were coming from a room on the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay complex on the Las Vegas Strip in what authorities say is the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. (more...)
The rest of the world really doesn't understand American gun culture The rest of the world really doesn't understand American gun culture
- October 04, 2017

Nevada law does not require firearms owners to have licenses or register their weapons, nor does it limit the number of firearms an individual posses. There is something profoundly wrong with a country where someone can get 42 deadly weapons and take 23 of them to a hotel room and gun down 586 people. (more...)
White House shuts down mayor of storm-hit Puerto Rico capital White House shuts down mayor of storm-hit Puerto Rico capital
- October 04, 2017

The Puerto Rican government had "severely diminished capacity" from Hurricanes Irma and Maria as well as longstanding "economic challenges", said Rubio, who visited Puerto Rico last week and called for the military to take the lead in coordinating recovery efforts . (more...)
Analyzing today's market share for: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Analyzing today's market share for: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)
- October 04, 2017

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 3,038,996 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $77,190,000 after buying an additional 236,384 shares in the last quarter. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 9.8%. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of Fifth Third Bancorp by 5.4% in the 1st quarter. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Politicizes Las Vegas Shooting: 'Stand Up to the NRA' Hillary Clinton Politicizes Las Vegas Shooting: 'Stand Up to the NRA'
- October 04, 2017

We need to act and we need to build a movement. "There's no excuse for inaction", he added. There are, and the thoughts and prayers of politicians are cruelly hollow if they are paired with continued legislative indifference. House Speaker Ryan tweeted a statement saying the "evil tragedy horrifies us all". Although the NRA declined to comment on the change, an unnamed "source close to the group" told The Hill it is a part of their overall election strategy, and an unnamed source of NBC ... (more...)
Ambler search leads police to Plainfield Ambler search leads police to Plainfield
- October 04, 2017

Police say the semi Ambler allegedly stole was found unoccupied on Normantown Rd. north of 119th St. Plainfield police said Tuesday's search covered residential and commercial areas, abandoned buildings, farm properties and fields. Ambler, also a former Earlville police officer, is white, 6-foot, 200 to 230 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. The searched sparked a soft lockdown at Plainfield North High School at about 1 p.m. (more...)
US Defence Secretary James Mattis suggests sticking with Iran nuclear deal US Defence Secretary James Mattis suggests sticking with Iran nuclear deal
- October 04, 2017

General Assembly on September 19, the president said, "We can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program". Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had said previously that Iran was complying with its obligations under the nuclear deal, but had increased its activity in other areas. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100000 to Philippines Last Week Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100000 to Philippines Last Week
- October 04, 2017

THE mother of Las Vegas gun maniac Stephen Paddock once described him as a "bad boy" to neighbours, it has been revealed. Investigators say Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines in the week before the shooting. "I am requesting the president to call us together, Democrats and Republicans, to come up with a reasonable solution", Schumer told journalists. Benjamin Paddock, born in Sheboygan, Wis., went by multiple aliases, such as Perry Archer, Benjamin J. (more...)
Greens urge Australians to keep campaigning for YES vote Greens urge Australians to keep campaigning for YES vote
- October 04, 2017

While recent economic data have been more positive, the RBA has indicated interest rate increases are still some way off. Applications for replacement survey forms close on 20 October. "So you have not voted until you have posted your 'yes",' he told reporters in Melbourne. The latest Guardian Essential poll on 26 September found supporters of marriage equality outnumber opponents 58% to 33%. (more...)
Turkey's top military chief in Iran ahead of Erdogan visit Turkey's top military chief in Iran ahead of Erdogan visit
- October 04, 2017

The tensions following the vote have also had an impact on trade in predominantly Kurdish areas along the Iraq-Turkey border. Iran and Turkey , a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, overwhelmingly opposed the non-binding referendum vote, over fears the move could ignite independence movements by Kurdish populations in their own countries. (more...)
Las Vegas Police Find Explosives, At Least 18 Firearms At Suspect's Home Las Vegas Police Find Explosives, At Least 18 Firearms At Suspect's Home
- October 04, 2017

Sunday's tragedy, which is now the deadliest mass shooting in USA history, occurred during the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas . When asked to comment about proposed congressional legislation that would remove restrictions against using silencers, Trump said: "We'll talk about that later". (more...)

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