World Media


U.S. intercepts Egypt-North Korea arms shipment U.S. intercepts Egypt-North Korea arms shipment
- October 05, 2017

But a United Nations probe discovered that Egyptian businessmen had ordered the rockets, worth millions of dollars, for the Egyptian army and had invested great efforts in keeping the deal secret due to the heavy sanctions against North Korea . (more...)
Responding To The Mass Shooting In Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

On Sunday he perched in a Las Vegas hotel-casino and unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival, killing at least 59 people, according to authorities. The 1984 San Diego shooting left 21 people dead, including children and nineteen others injured, not including the shooter himself. An hour after the shootings, a police sharpshooter killed Huberty, reported the San Diego Tribune. (more...)
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says It's 'Premature' to Talk About Guns
- October 05, 2017

Sanders told stories of people who protected strangers as the shooter rained down gunfire from his hotel room; another couple fled the shooting and returned in their pick-up truck to help transport the wounded to nearby hospitals. "There's a time and place for a political debate, but now is a time to unite as a country", she responded, adding that it would be "premature" to discuss policy before the open investigation into the incident is concluded. (more...)
Trump throws paper towels into crowd in Puerto Rico Trump throws paper towels into crowd in Puerto Rico
- October 05, 2017

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited the municipality of Guaynabo, walking among trees felled by Hurricane Maria's jet-blast winds. Katrina killed 1,833 people, mostly in catastrophic flooding that followed the failure of the levees in New Orleans, Efe reported. (more...)
United Nations to blacklist Saudi-led coalition United Nations to blacklist Saudi-led coalition
- October 05, 2017

Yemeni government forces, which the coalition is supporting, and the rebel Houthi movement are also on the list. Whether such a distinction will mollify Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners remains unclear. The report on child casualties is distinct from a UN Security Council report making the rounds back in August, which confirmed 502 children killed in the Saudi war in the past year. (more...)
Karti moves SC in Aircel Maxis case Karti moves SC in Aircel Maxis case
- October 05, 2017

The CBI had registered the FIR against Karti on May 15 and had issued notice on June 15 asking Karti to appear before the investigating officer on June 29. He stressed that Karti is not an accused as he not been charged yet. Mr. Sibal said the court should not accept any information in a sealed cover unless the documents relied on by the CBI are furnished to Karti Chidambaram. (more...)
Marilou Danley still considered 'person of interest' Marilou Danley still considered 'person of interest'
- October 05, 2017

A Facebook profile of Ms Danley described her as a "proud mom and grandma who lives life to the fullest". "No one can put the puzzles together, no one except Marilou", one of the sister's told Channel 7. A cowboy hat lays in the street after shots were fired near a country music festival in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. "That's a remarkable response by this police department". (more...)
Colorado Legislature at odds as tax fix special session opens Colorado Legislature at odds as tax fix special session opens
- October 05, 2017

Unfortunately, an error was made in the way the cannabis-related portion of SB 17-267 was written, and the consequences were substantial. Along with changing the hospital funding program, the bill rewrote the state's marijuana tax law, eliminating a 2.9 percent tax on recreational pot and replacing it with an increase to the special sales tax on marijuana to 15 percent from 10 percent, according to The Post. (more...)
Inslee: State Should Ban Devices That Make Semi-Automatic Rifles Fire Faster
- October 05, 2017

St. Pete police firearms instructor Robbie Arkovich says, bump stocks are legal and easy to buy, while machine guns are not. It has a very specific definition, and it's one that applies to the majority of guns on the market today. But many states, including Nevada, allow it as long as the owner has complied with federal regulations. In the same year, the ATF seized 1,280 unregistered machine guns. (more...)
Kyle Sinckler Receives Ban For Making Contact With Michael Paterson's Eye Kyle Sinckler Receives Ban For Making Contact With Michael Paterson's Eye
- October 05, 2017

Sinckler, England's second choice tighthead for the autumn campaign starting against the Argentines on November 11, accepted the charge after being cited for making contact with the eye and/or eye area of Saints' lock Michael Paterson. Test recognition from the Lions was a significant breakthrough, but he was omitted from England's squad for their most recent training camp in Oxford and is battling with Will Collier for tighthead recognition at Harlequins. (more...)
Las Vegas carnage prompts new calls for gun control in US Las Vegas carnage prompts new calls for gun control in US
- October 05, 2017

But no action was expected, as other mass shootings in Colorado, Connecticut, and Florida, and even attacks on lawmakers, failed to unite Congress on any legislative response. "Just because it's something some think is futile doesn't mean you don't do it". "If that's the case, then we know it's a military-style weapon", Gillibrand said. (more...)
Automakers bounce back with strong sales in September Automakers bounce back with strong sales in September
- October 05, 2017

Automakers have been trimming production, especially of cars, for much of the year. Others advised that high inventory levels and record consumer discounts remained a high concern. In fact, sales are a bit flat. Overall industry sales fell 2.7 per cent through the first eight months of the year and were off 1.9 per cent in August as Hurricane Harvey battered Texas. (more...)
Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Vegas Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Vegas
- October 05, 2017

At least 59 people were killed in the attack and more than 500 were injured. Trump said he'd invited some of those that he'd met to visit the White House if they're ever in Washington. The 62 year-old is classified as a "person of interest" to investigators but remains free to go wherever she wants, USA media reported. Paddock had had a few run-ins with the law but nothing that could point to the lurking mass-murderer in him. (more...)
Buy or Sell? What Analysts Recommends: CorMedix, Inc. (CRMD), Halliburton Company
- October 05, 2017

The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, October 20 with "Buy". Shares of Halliburton Company (HAL ) traded down 1.09% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $45.53. On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.53% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.26 percent. (more...)
Las Vegas police bodycam footage shows officers' response amid gunfire Las Vegas police bodycam footage shows officers' response amid gunfire
- October 05, 2017

The victims were among 22,000 attending the Harvest 91 country music festival. Owen said he was trying to rush to his tour bus, but it was on the opposite side of the stage and at one point, he found himself crouched down behind a cop vehicle with 20 other attendees. (more...)
David Letterman returns to late night David Letterman returns to late night
- October 05, 2017

This marks the third time he's hosted live from the borough; "Live" tapes in Los Angeles every night. Amy Schumer , Howard Stern , and Tracy Morgan are among the other guests for the Brooklyn shows , which will be filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard Gilman Opera House from October 16-20. (more...)
Shooter's partner in Philippines during attack Shooter's partner in Philippines during attack
- October 05, 2017

She is considered a person of interest in the worst mass shooting in modern USA history that left 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded. Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo previously called her a "person of interest" in the attack, and he added that "we anticipate some information from her shortly", according to the Review-Journal . (more...)
Trump says Puerto Rico's debt will have to be wiped out Trump says Puerto Rico's debt will have to be wiped out
- October 05, 2017

President Trump's apparent promise to bail out Puerto Rico's astronomical debt has already gone broke. Cruz and Trump met Tuesday during Trump's visit to the storm-ravaged island. He was saying it like it was, and he was giving us the highest grades. The federal government's relief efforts to the island were slow-going, thanks in part to an obscure shipping law known as the Jones Act , and Trump came under intense scrutiny for his lackluster response to the hurricane's destruction. (more...)
Europe will do everything to preserve Iran nuclear deal: European Union diplomat Europe will do everything to preserve Iran nuclear deal: European Union diplomat
- October 05, 2017

Nevertheless, Trump told the UN General Assembly last month that the worldwide community had not heard the last of his complaints over the nuclear deal, which he campaigned against in his race for the presidency. Though their rhetoric was far more positive about the deal itself than Trump's, it is consistent with a White House strategy of decertifying the agreement without pushing Congress to dissolve it through sanctions - and may preview an administration effort to signal to Congress ... (more...)
Suspected 'acoustic attack:' USA expels Cuban diplomats from Washington Suspected 'acoustic attack:' USA expels Cuban diplomats from Washington
- October 05, 2017

The president of Engage Cuba, James Williams, said that the expulsion the Cuban diplomats in Washington is a political move. The United States requested more than half its diplomats and their families (non-emergency embassy staff) to return from the island on September 29. (more...)
17 more hostages rescued in Marawi, says defense chief 17 more hostages rescued in Marawi, says defense chief
- October 05, 2017

He, however, only confirmed that there were seven hostages rescued. Arevalo, the Armed Forces' public affairs chief, said the capability of the Maute group to resist government troops has been "declining" everyday. Senior officials of the Department of Education told The STAR Wednesday they are grateful to security forces that rescued the teachers, now in undergoing tactical debriefing. (more...)
Napa Valley Community Foundation raises funds for DACA renewal applications Napa Valley Community Foundation raises funds for DACA renewal applications
- October 05, 2017

In remarks to reporters after the 2015 meeting, Obama offered what he said was a message for Dreamers across the country about his plans to expand DACA: "I want you to know that I am confident in my ability to implement this program over the next two years, and I'm confident that the next President and the next Congress and the American people will ultimately recognize why this is the right thing to do". (more...)
San Juan Mayor, Yulin accepts Trump's invitation to meet in Puerto Rico San Juan Mayor, Yulin accepts Trump's invitation to meet in Puerto Rico
- October 05, 2017

The president traveled to Puerto Rico on Tuesday but has been widely criticized for his behavior during the visit, which included complaining to the island's hurricane-ravaged residents they had thrown his administration's budget " a little out of whack ". (more...)
Le point sur l'enquête — Attaque à Marseille Le point sur l'enquête — Attaque à Marseille
- October 05, 2017

L'homme, qui a perpétré son attaque au cri d'"Allah Akbar " ("Dieu est grand", en arabe), est connu des services de police pour des faits de droit commun, depuis 2005, et ce, sous sept identités distinctes. " Ils sont ressortis avec un individu aux cheveux gris et courts, un peu chauve, qu'ils ont mis dans une voiture ", a-t-il détaillé à l'AFP . Des versements d'argent qui intriguent . (more...)
HC Wainwright Boosts Capricor Therapeutics Inc (OTCMKTS:CAPR) Price Target to $6.50
- October 05, 2017

Its minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $6.5 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $6.5. ( CAPR)'s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 103.74% and standing 141.67% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded up 54.18% from 200-Day Simple Moving Average . (more...)
Allahabad HC backs Yogi Govt's order, says National Anthem 'must' in madrasas Allahabad HC backs Yogi Govt's order, says National Anthem 'must' in madrasas
- October 05, 2017

The court also said that there were no proof in the PIL which suggested that students at madrassas had objections in singing the national anthem. In recent years, Madrasas across the country have come under the spotlight due to their association with a succession of arrested Muslim extremists. (more...)
UDF calls for hartal in Kerala on October 16 UDF calls for hartal in Kerala on October 16
- October 05, 2017

Chennithala rejected the BJP charge that Kerala has become a "fertile soil" for jihadi terrorism, and said "people of the state are known for high cultural values". Football representatives from overseas, media personnel, sports enthusiasts from across the globe and tourists are expected to visit the state for the matches, the minister said in a statement here. (more...)
Jeff Callaway drops out of UCP leadership race, endorses Kenney Jeff Callaway drops out of UCP leadership race, endorses Kenney
- October 05, 2017

Callaway says Kenney's ideas on encouraging grassroots participation and improving the economy resonate with him. In an interview, Callaway said he had made no deal with Kenney before entering the race or now. Jean told the 700 people at the debate that "Bill 6 has gotta go", adding he would also get rid of the carbon tax if his party was elected to form government in the next provincial election in 2019. (more...)
US Troops Ambushed in Niger, Pentagon Says US Troops Ambushed in Niger, Pentagon Says
- October 05, 2017

Anthony Falvo, a spokesman for the United States Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany, said in an email on Wednesday. Military officials told the New York Times that the troops were ambushed during a routine patrol near the Niger-Mali border. (more...)
Blumenthal, Murphy join senators, advocates in demanding immediate gun control action Blumenthal, Murphy join senators, advocates in demanding immediate gun control action
- October 05, 2017

Gabby Giffords, a survivor of a gun attack in Arizona, and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, have become passionate advocates of gun control. Instead, Republicans have been pushing a pair of NRA-backed bills to loosen firearms restrictions. Questions on increasing the availability of guns - like allowing concealed carry in more places and allowing teachers in schools to carry - received the support of majorities of Republicans, but only about a quarter of Democrats. (more...)