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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...)
Judge denies Steven Avery's request for a new trial Judge denies Steven Avery's request for a new trial
- October 04, 2017

Avery's conviction will be vacated". In October 2005, she was assigned to drive to Avery's home to take photos of a vehicle, where prosecutors say Avery tortured and killed her. He said the Department of Justice would continue to vigorously defend Avery's conviction. Both were sentenced to life in prison. Dassey's fate is in the hands of the U.S. (more...)
Nitish launches campaign to end dowry, child marriage Nitish launches campaign to end dowry, child marriage
- October 04, 2017

He also said a human chain would be formed in support of the campaign on January 21, 2018. A massive campaign against child marriage and dowry was launched in Bihar on Monday, officials said. People's help and support to this campaign will result into its success", he added. "The incidence of marriage of girls, before attaining 18 years of age, is often the root cause of infant and maternal mortality". (more...)
Wisconsin-Nebraska game vital to Big Ten West race Wisconsin-Nebraska game vital to Big Ten West race
- October 04, 2017

Friday night, the Huskers shut down one of the country's quickest offenses, holding Minnesota to.183 in a sweep. "We're probably pretty tough mentally", Cook said. It has not been determined whether Jones will play this weekend. The two matchups since were about as close as they come. The Huskers are 11.5-point underdogs in the contest. (more...)
Three Las Vegas Victims Have Connections to DC Area Three Las Vegas Victims Have Connections to DC Area
- October 04, 2017

Although she was reported to have been in the Philippines at the time of the shooting , DFA quoted reports that she was no longer in the country at this time, said Bolivar. A motive is yet to be established. MSNBC has reported that Paddock wired US$100,000 (NZD$140,000) to the Philippines in recent days, the country that his 62-year-old girlfriend was born in and still visited. (more...)
Sabres lock up Jack Eichel for 8 years, $80M Sabres lock up Jack Eichel for 8 years, $80M
- October 04, 2017

If the Buffalo Sabres and Jack Eichel do make the extension official, the extension will kick in at the start of the 2018-19 season, and will make Eichel more valuable than Edmonton's Leon Draisaitl , St. The deal is reportedly going to be worth around $10 million per year, which would make Eichel one of the highest-paid players in the National Hockey League in 2018. (more...)
Man escaped from Las Vegas shooting says gun fire 'just didn't stop' Man escaped from Las Vegas shooting says gun fire 'just didn't stop'
- October 04, 2017

But we're dealing with a very, very sick individual, " the president said. On Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders became emotional when discussing the shooting but dismissed talk of gun control when pressed by reporters. Those guns were found along with explosives and several thousand rounds of ammunition in Paddock's home in Mesquite. The gun shop owner also said Mr Paddock showed no signs of being unfit to buy guns. (more...)
Civil Defence sorry for overnight alert Civil Defence sorry for overnight alert
- October 04, 2017

The Ministry of Civil Defence has apologised to " those of you who have received tests.at an inconvenient hour". But it didn't stop there, and people reported receiving several messages until 2am. It is important to clarify the Ministry takes full responsibility for sending this error TXT message. Sarah Stuart-Black has apologised for early-morning text messages being sent out, and says it was completely unacceptable. (more...)
Boris Johnson believes May will be gone in a year Boris Johnson believes May will be gone in a year
- October 04, 2017

The Prime Minister insisted she had set out the policy on a Post-Brexit transition in her speech in Florence, and the the United Kingdom was "not a supplicant" in Brexit talks. "We have been privileged collectively to be placed in charge of this unbelievable country at a critical moment in our history", he said. It's curious that Johnson gets the final say, even though he's less senior than Davis in the Brexit process and arguably in the Government. (more...)
Bills WR Jordan Matthews to undergo surgery Bills WR Jordan Matthews to undergo surgery
- October 04, 2017

The move came just after they shipped wide receiver Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams for cornerback E.J. Gaines. Matthews was acquired in a trade with Philadelphia in August. The Buffalo Bills wide receiver corps has been in a state of flux for months and four games into the 2017 National Football League season, it doesn't seem like things will be coming together for the unit anytime soon. (more...)

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