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San Diego attorney among the dead San Diego attorney among the dead
- October 05, 2017

The LA County Sheriff's Department issued a release on the morning of Monday, Oct. 2, stating that two members of the department were hit by gunfire at the Jason Aldean concert near Mandalay Bay. LAPD Sgt. Fred Cueto said three other off-duty officers were also at the concert, but none of them were injured. He said his officers told him they were not allowed to carry their weapons into the music festival. (more...)
Europe steps up efforts to collect $15 billion from Apple Europe steps up efforts to collect $15 billion from Apple
- October 05, 2017

A report from Bloomberg throws an interesting new wrench into the story of Apple's tax situation in Ireland, which has been ongoing now since the end of the last Ice Age. Ireland refuted the claims, saying the rates offered to Apple were available to all, and there has been no violation of Irish or European laws. The Irish government called the commissioner's decision "wholly unnecessary" and that it does not accept its analysis of Apple's tax arrangements. (more...)
Al-Nusra leader injured in airstrike, 12 commanders killed: Russian Federation Al-Nusra leader injured in airstrike, 12 commanders killed: Russian Federation
- October 05, 2017

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his government is making a major effort to try to isolate al-Qaeda's Nusra Front within the Idlib Province of Syria, as part of implementing deals to reduce violence in the country. Since 2017, it dominates a coalition of jihadist factions called Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). In the 42-second video, released on the terrorist group's AMAQ news agency , two men appeared briefly in a room wearing grey tunics. (more...)
Why shares in gun firms rose after Vegas horror Why shares in gun firms rose after Vegas horror
- October 05, 2017

One brief exception to this was the atrocity at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012 after which, for a while, it looked as if Barack Obama might drive through restrictions on gun ownership. " And then, gun stock prices soar". Instead, gun sales climbed during the Obama administration's two terms as gun aficionados bought more firearms just in case rules changed at a national level or in individual states controlled by Democrats. (more...)
President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

US President Trump has met some of the hundreds of people shot in the Las Vegas massacre as he spoke of their "tremendous bravery". Standing alongside doctors, he said: "It makes you very proud to be an American when you see the job they've done". (more...)
Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 05, 2017

Finally, Numeric Investors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings during the second quarter worth $189,000. 08/30/2017 - Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Piper Jaffray. (more...)
White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims
- October 05, 2017

Sunday's shooting was the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, eclipsing the 2016 massacre of 49 people at an Orlando nightclub by a gunman who pledged allegiance to Islamic State militants. The president says those details will be announced at "an appropriate time". As the death toll for the Las Vegas shooting continues to rise, local lawmakers are now speaking about potential changes in gun control laws. (more...)
Cats kill over one million birds in Australia daily Cats kill over one million birds in Australia daily
- October 05, 2017

Feral and pet cats kill more than 1 million birds in Australia every day, new research showed Wednesday, with the staggering slaughter driving the decline of many species. This is a problem for obvious reasons: cats can't tell if a particular bird is part of a threatened species, and that means destruction for these vulnerable creatures. (more...)
How US gun culture compares with the world in 5 charts How US gun culture compares with the world in 5 charts
- October 05, 2017

Good. Perhaps we'll have some answers to the remaining questions of motive in the country's worst mass shooting in modern history. Also, keep in mind that most people who want to ban guns or get rid of the Second Amendment know absolutely nothing about guns, so when you're talking about this or that magazine, this kind of scope, they won't admit it, but their eyes glaze over. (more...)
Dem Sen Blumenthal: 'Significant' Receptiveness From Republicans on Bump-Stock Ban Dem Sen Blumenthal: 'Significant' Receptiveness From Republicans on Bump-Stock Ban
- October 05, 2017

Some key Republicans are showing interest in a narrowly written, Democratic gun-control bill to ban "bump stock" rifle attachments that enable rapid firing. Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinDems call for action against Cassidy-Graham ObamaCare repeal Feinstein pushes back on Trump's N. Korea policy Feinstein on reelection bid: "We will see" MORE (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that her daughter had planned to attend the country music festival in Las Vegas over the weekend where a ... (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Returns to US Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Returns to US
- October 05, 2017

A native of the Philippines, Danley returned from her homeland Tuesday night to face questioning from federal investigators. Police have also been looking to interrogate the suspect's girlfriend Marilou Danley , who appears to have lived with Paddock about 80 miles northeast of Vegas. (more...)
Brownback shows passion for religious freedom topic in confirmation hearing Brownback shows passion for religious freedom topic in confirmation hearing
- October 05, 2017

The Republican was testifying on Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. For the former Senator, the hearing will be a bit of a role-reversal. Anyone who would "use religion as a weapon against their fellow citizens" has no business representing their fellow citizens, he said. " Sam Brownback's personal and professional commitment to religious freedom makes him an excellent choice to lead our nation's efforts to promote religious tolerance and to fight against religious ... (more...)
Sheikh Rasheed challenges Nawaz Sharif's election as PML-N chief Sheikh Rasheed challenges Nawaz Sharif's election as PML-N chief
- October 05, 2017

He, thus, prayed to the court to declare the law as unconstitutional. Rasheed's application submitted by Barrister Farogh Naseem states that changes to a law could not be made to accommodate a disqualified person. "Can't they [PML-N] find anyone else capable of running the party?" he questioned. Earlier this week, the government managed to have the Election Reforms Bill 2017 passed by both the lower and upper houses of the parliament despite criticism from the opposition benches. (more...)
Schools Getting Better Statewide, Not So Much At IPS Schools Getting Better Statewide, Not So Much At IPS
- October 05, 2017

Overall, 62 percent of schools received an A or B. Of the 69 charter schools receiving a grade, almost 33 percent earned A or B, and 34 precent earned a D or F. Some of the biggest improvements were at schools in Anderson and Michigan City. Locally, schools in Southwest Allen County schools went from having two A schools to six. (more...)
Waste Connections Inc (WCN) Analysts See $0.72 EPS Waste Connections Inc (WCN) Analysts See $0.72 EPS
- October 05, 2017

The stock has a current ATR of 0.68. About 246,130 shares traded. Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN) has risen 101.70% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. The Company provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in markets in the United States and Canada. The company has a market capitalization of $18.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.91 and a beta of 0.23. (more...)
NY Has $136000 Position in Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN) NY Has $136000 Position in Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN)
- October 05, 2017

Investors have been carefully witnessing the recent activity of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc . The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.17 million shares. Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is 10.63%. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.91, for a total transaction of $428,473.76. (more...)
Man arrested in Oklahoma for Las Vegas-style threat Man arrested in Oklahoma for Las Vegas-style threat
- October 05, 2017

The spokesman said Oklahoma City police arrested Robinson for an active warrant in Bexar County for possession of marijuana. "No one is safe on the strip now", he wrote. San Antonio police officials said they implemented additional precautionary measures, including notifying businesses in the affected area. Through out Department's Facebook page, we received a number of messages alerting us of Mr. (more...)
Hurricanes monitoring pre-FSU game storm ... again Hurricanes monitoring pre-FSU game storm ... again
- October 05, 2017

Both games are scheduled to kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET. Additionally, the Hurricanes-FSU game originally scheduled for September 15 in Tallahassee was moved to this Saturday. "We are monitoring the situation and [are] in communication with FSU and the conference office", Miami AD Blake James said in a text message to the Sun Sentinel . (more...)
Sikh lawyer to head Canada party Sikh lawyer to head Canada party
- October 05, 2017

Guy Caron was defeated Sunday at the end of the race to the leadership of the NDP. He advocates flexibility of laws, for example, the religious exemption for Sikhs from the motorcycle helmet law. "We're clear that Quebec has the jurisdiction to decide their future". Caron said on issues of Quebec, he's ready to work together with Singh. Singh, who doesn't hold a federal seat, made the announcement to reporters on Parliament Hill after his first regular caucus meeting with his MPs. (more...)
Ireland to be fined for not taxing Apple Ireland to be fined for not taxing Apple
- October 05, 2017

Referring to the decision of 30 August 2016, when the Commission concluded that Ireland's tax benefits to Apple were illegal under EU State aid rules, because it allowed Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses, Vestager said that Ireland has to recover the full amount, even if the procedure will be more complex than others. (more...)
Canadian 2026 World Cup host cities narrowed down to 4 Canadian 2026 World Cup host cities narrowed down to 4
- October 04, 2017

The North American campaign will probably include between 20 and 25 cities from the three countries in the formal bid, which must be submitted to Federation Internationale de Football Association by March 18. Terry Hasseltine, executive director of Maryland Sports, an agency of the Maryland Stadium Authority, said in August that M&T Bank Stadium is "an ideal venue for the World Cup", but Baltimore faces competition from other larger Mid-Atlantic cities, such as Washington, Philadelphia and NY. (more...)
Apple taken to court over Ireland taxes Apple taken to court over Ireland taxes
- October 04, 2017

Referring the case to the European Court of Justice is an escalation that was expected. The Department of Finance has described the Commission's decision as "extremely disappointing" in a statement. Apple is appealing the case. Vestager said that other cases involving illegal tax benefits such as with Fiat and Starbucks, the monies were recovered in full prior to the exhaustion of appeals. (more...)
Britain 'prepared' if Brexit negotiations fail: May Britain 'prepared' if Brexit negotiations fail: May
- October 04, 2017

The non-binding measure was backed by 557 votes to 92 with 29 abstentions. A pro-EU group criticised the Prime Minister when she used her conference speech to restate her willingness to walk away with no agreement, rather than a bad one. (more...)
QB Andrew Luck will finally make his return to Indianapolis Colts practice QB Andrew Luck will finally make his return to Indianapolis Colts practice
- October 04, 2017

It's more likely that the 28-year-old will first see the field on October 22, in a home game against the Jaguars, or on October 29, at the Bengals. He's been able to pick things up in a hurry and do some good things for us. Outside of starting the season 0-1, that wouldn't have been a huge deal for the Colts were Luck expected to return next week. Tolzien started the team's Week 1 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams, and then the team turned to Brissett, who was acquired in a trade with ... (more...)
White House Looks at Replacing Social Security Numbers White House Looks at Replacing Social Security Numbers
- October 04, 2017

He said the administration has asked officials from several agencies to come up with ideas for "a better system" which may involve cryptography. "I believe the Social Security number has outlived its usefulness", Joyce said, noting that the number can not be changed-even after it has been compromised. (more...)
Tennessee chemical plant blast caught on camera Tennessee chemical plant blast caught on camera
- October 04, 2017

A shelter-in-place order has been lifted for most employees, as well as the surrounding community, after an explosion was reported in Kingsport at the Eastman Chemical Company Wednesday. The company advised neighbors around the plant to remain indoors and turn off their air conditioning. "Eastman will continue to share additional details as they become available". (more...)
Mass shootings don't lead to inaction-They lead to loosening gun restrictions Mass shootings don't lead to inaction-They lead to loosening gun restrictions
- October 04, 2017

Inevitably it is politicised, thus producing little or no change, and the carnage continues. In an opinion piece published by Maclean's magazine , Lee writes that video of the Las Vegas massacre that left 58 dead and hundreds injured reveals again what he has learned from nearly a decade studying gun violence: When the shooting starts, chaos and confusion ensue. (more...)
We'll keep cooperating with you on economy — Putin tells Maduro We'll keep cooperating with you on economy — Putin tells Maduro
- October 04, 2017

Addressing an energy conference in Moscow earlier Wednesday, Maduro said his government could discuss restructuring its $1 billion debt to Russian Federation. "He does not know who that is", Maduro said. From Moscow Maduro is scheduled to travel to authoritarian Belarus and Turkey. Although Venezuela's economic woes are mounting, Maduro assured Moscow that his country will meet all of its debt obligations. (more...)
Adityanath attacks Kerala government over 'political killings', love jihad Adityanath attacks Kerala government over 'political killings', love jihad
- October 04, 2017

It is a classic case of pot calling the kettle black, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said, on BJP's ongoing "Janraksha Yatra" in Kerala claiming that a huge cache of arms and bombs had been recovered from RSS centres in the State in the last few months. (more...)
Vegas gunman's girlfriend arrives in US Vegas gunman's girlfriend arrives in US
- October 04, 2017

Danley , 62, landed in Los Angeles Tuesday night on a flight from the Philippines and was interviewed by authorities. "Of all the people that they have interviewed, .no one can put the puzzles together - no one - except Marilou, because Steve is not here to talk anymore". (more...)

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