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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...)
Mark Cuban Mark Cuban "Considering" a Presidential Run
- October 04, 2017

Tuesday on CNN contributor Bakari Sellers' podcast " ViewPoint ", NBA's Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he was "considering" running for president. "My goal is always to find a solution". "I mentioned real briefly talking about integrating equity into small business and having an impact on tax law, tax reform", Cuban added. (more...)
Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
- October 04, 2017

Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.09/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.12/Share by a difference of $-0.03. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE ) gross margin percentage stands at 76.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 28.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 32.1 Percent. (more...)
SunTrust Banks, Inc. Reiterates Hold Rating for LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)
- October 04, 2017

The expected LYB's profit could reach $1.02 billion giving the stock 9.70 P/E in the case that $2.57 earnings per share is reported. About 739,269 shares traded. Phocas Corporation reported 400 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ameritas Prns reported 0.03% stake. Da Davidson And Co invested in 0.02% or 10,870 shares. (more...)
Israel Closes Palestinian Border Crossings For 10 Days Israel Closes Palestinian Border Crossings For 10 Days
- October 04, 2017

The comments drew an angry condemnation from the Palestinians and created a new test for the Trump administration, which has been working for over eight months to restart peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. "We will add the industrial zones needed and the expansion needed to enable the accelerated development of this place". "This place will be part of the State of Israel", Netanyahu said . (more...)
NRA goes dark after Vegas massacre NRA goes dark after Vegas massacre
- October 04, 2017

The NRA has responded with a series of ads that stop just short of openly declaring war on the mainstream media and anti-Trump progressives . They lower flags to half-staff. "We need to show the gun lobby and show Congress that people are more important than profit", said activist Kara Fitz during a Facebook live event hosted by Indivisible Monday night. (more...)
Weapons Found in Gunman's Hotel Room in Las Vegas Weapons Found in Gunman's Hotel Room in Las Vegas
- October 04, 2017

The weapon still requires one trigger pull per shot - the bump stock just utilizes physics to allow the shooter to pull the trigger faster, mimicking the rate of fire of an automatic weapon. There are conversion kits also available online, that Hyatt said can be used to modify semi-automatic weapons. The Islamic State claimed responsibility, but Schiff said the group often takes credit for attacks it wasn't involved in; the Federal Bureau of Investigation had said Paddock had no apparent ... (more...)
Pakistan's disgraced ex-PM re-elected as head of ruling party Pakistan's disgraced ex-PM re-elected as head of ruling party
- October 04, 2017

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz used its majority in Parliament to pass the reform amid protests from opposition members who tore copies of the bill and said they will challenge the reform in court, Dawn online reported. "A system like this just can not work", said the JI leader. Earlier in the morning, PML-N leader Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Sharif's papers for party President in the Election Commission while none other candidate from the party contested the election. (more...)
BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Earns BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Earns "Buy" Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
- October 04, 2017

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $120.33. Technical traders may be looking at recent indicator levels on shares of Vodafone Group Plc ( VOD .L). $922,738 worth of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) shares were sold by Hyslop Gregory L. Baillie Gifford And holds 1.71 million shares. Clearbridge Investments Llc increased Novo (NYSE:NVO) stake by 19,368 shares to 422,021 valued at $18.10 million in 2017Q2. (more...)