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Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowing about plans: lawyer Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowing about plans: lawyer
- October 05, 2017

Danley , 62, was described by police as Paddock's "companion" and "roommate", according to the New York Times . In an odd twist, the father of the accused Las Vegas shooter, Stephen Paddock , was a convicted bank robber who was once on the FBI's Most Wanted list after escaping prison in the 1960's. (more...)
Why starting Trevor Bauer over Corey Kluber in Game 1 makes sense
- October 05, 2017

Why they won't win: The Dodgers crashed to earth in August & September. We'll see what pops up in the 'pens this year. The rotation is stout and will be a tough out for any team in a 7-game series. Dating back to 2014, the Indians have won nine of 13 at Yankee Stadium. "It's been a good pitch for him". So I watched the first two innings, I think. (more...)
Police would have quizzed ex-PM Heath over child abuse allegations Police would have quizzed ex-PM Heath over child abuse allegations
- October 05, 2017

However police stressed that no inference of guilt should be drawn from the inquiry's conclusions. "The account from Sir Edward Heath would have been as important as other evidence gathered as part of the wider investigation". They related to physical as well as sexual abuse. The allegation was made by a United Kingdom resident in August 2015 and an interview was carried out by Thames Valley Police. (more...)
Iraqi PM urges Kurds to keep up fight against IS Iraqi PM urges Kurds to keep up fight against IS
- October 05, 2017

In a joint presser with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Marcon said dialog was the only solution to the dispute between Baghdad and Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), which recently held a controversial secession plebiscite in defiance of global warnings. (more...)
President Trump to Las Vegas: President Trump to Las Vegas: "We're with you 100%"
- October 05, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In America, it's not unusual for people to own a gun. He may very well be, but he also had access to guns. What is the debate in America about? "I wish I could be surprised by this shooting, but I can't be surprised because it just keeps happening over and over again", said Jen Pauliukonis, president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence. (more...)
Unarmed Security Guard Helped Stop Vegas Massacre Unarmed Security Guard Helped Stop Vegas Massacre
- October 05, 2017

Campos and all of our officers are recognized for what they do every day, which is protect people", Dave Hickey , president of the International Union, Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America, told the Daily Beast . The door to the room itself was also barricaded. He drew Paddock's fire away from concertgoers before police or a SWAT team arrived. "It is fantastic that the security guard didn't sustain additional injury", Lombardo told reporters. (more...)
Russia Says Kills 7 Nusra Front Ringleaders in Syria Airstrike Russia Says Kills 7 Nusra Front Ringleaders in Syria Airstrike
- October 05, 2017

The strikes also reportedly killed 12 of his field commanders. Among the warlords was one of the assistant group leader - head of security service of group Ahmad al-Giza. Al-Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammed al-Jolani meeting with several group commanders ahead of the Aleppo battles a year ago. He said the attacks near Al-Qaryatayn in the Homs province and a key highway linking Palmyra and Deir el-Zour wouldn't have been possible without US intelligence. (more...)
Pro-independence parties want Catalan parliament to discuss independence on Monday Pro-independence parties want Catalan parliament to discuss independence on Monday
- October 05, 2017

Puigdemont is due to address the Catalan Parliament on Monday, in a session called to "discuss the results of the referendum on October 1 and its effects", a statement from the parliament said . Mireia Boya of the radical leftwing separatist CUP said it would be "a plenary to proclaim the republic" of independent Catalonia. Some 90% of voters backed a split from Spain, but turnout was only around 42%, largely because anti-independence Catalans did not show up. (more...)
White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre
- October 05, 2017

Paddock's motive remained a mystery. The White House says Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Trump on Wednesday to express their sympathy to the victims of Sunday night's shooting in Las Vegas . (more...)
After Vegas attack, Republicans put gun silencer bill on hold After Vegas attack, Republicans put gun silencer bill on hold
- October 05, 2017

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump held a moment of silence at the White House Monday. He staged a almost 15-hour filibuster to protest the lack of any serious debate on the Senate floor over what, if any, gun control measures should be considered following the tragedy. (more...)
Akhilesh amending SP constitution to give himself 5-yr term? Akhilesh amending SP constitution to give himself 5-yr term?
- October 05, 2017

Mr. Akhilesh had personally invited his father for the national convention. Summary: "The amendment once passed would ensure the next round of Lok Sabha and UP assembly polls would be fought under Akhilesh's leadership". Tomorrow the SP will hold its national convention, which sources said is expected to be attended by over 15,000 workers. All through the family feud, Shivpal had remained with Mulayam and had even threatened to quit the party if Akhilesh failed to honour the SP patriarch ... (more...)
Schatz Blasts Trump for Dedicating Golf Trophy to Hurricane Victims Schatz Blasts Trump for Dedicating Golf Trophy to Hurricane Victims
- October 05, 2017

Donald Trump practices his swing at the 13th tee of his Trump International Golf Links course on the Menie Estate near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain June 20, 2011. Sen. Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Equifax suffered hack months earlier than the date it disclosed Spicer says he wore disguise while traveling to Emmys appearance MORE (D-Hawaii) blasted President Trump for dedicating a golf trophy to hurricane victims, ... (more...)
Simultaneous Lok Sabha And State Polls Possible From September 2018, Confirms EC Simultaneous Lok Sabha And State Polls Possible From September 2018, Confirms EC
- October 05, 2017

The Bhartiya Janata Party has been advocating to hold parliamentary and assembly elections together for quite some time now. Now, the question has cropped up whether the government will push for a constitutional change to hold a joint election in all states and union territories of the country or only organise the Lok Sabha election with the poll bound states in 2018. (more...)
President Trump Travels To Las Vegas After Mass Shooting President Trump Travels To Las Vegas After Mass Shooting
- October 05, 2017

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern American history, there has been quite a bit of discussion devoted to the need for stricter gun control, especially from liberals . The American people are exhausted of being outraged, sending thoughts and prayers, seeing men, women and children die because the gun lobby does put profit over people, Jayapal said during her speech on the floor of the US House of Representatives on Monday. (more...)
US Ally Egypt Caught Sneaking $23 Million Weapons Purchase From North Korea
- October 05, 2017

General cargo ship JIE SHUN , IMO 8518780, dwt 4788, built 1986, flag Cambodia, manager K BROTHERS MARINE CO LTD, Dalian, China (EQUASIS). This didn't stop Egyptian business leaders agreeing to buy more North Korean arms on behalf of the country's military , although great efforts were made to keep the transaction hidden from the USA and UN. (more...)
Radhe Maa welcomed at Delhi Police station, sits on SHO's chair Radhe Maa welcomed at Delhi Police station, sits on SHO's chair
- October 05, 2017

It is not known why Radhe Maa , 50, was at the police station in east Delhi, if not for questioning in the cases that have been filed against her. Shockingly, the police officer in question is seen standing next to the "god woman" with folded hands in his uniform and a red stole draped around his shoulders. (more...)
Australia PM seeks 14-day detention law for terror suspects Australia PM seeks 14-day detention law for terror suspects
- October 05, 2017

He confirmed that private companies could be given access to the information by approval from government, and under supervision. "They're used, accessed by law enforcement agencies already, to determine identity". Referring to the recent plot in Sydney which involved a foiled attempt to blow up a plane and the planned attack in Melbourne last Christmas, Mr Turnbull said that the police, intelligence and security agencies need to be given the tools necessary to keep us safe. (more...)
Brockton crash kills Whitman police officer's mother Brockton crash kills Whitman police officer's mother
- October 05, 2017

Plymouth District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz said Mastro will stay behind bars as she has proved to be "a risk to public safety". "And the truck attempted to avoid the other vehicle that was pushed into its lane and there was impact and as a result of that impact a woman is deceased". (more...)
Iraqi army claims recapture of Isis stronghold Hawija Iraqi army claims recapture of Isis stronghold Hawija
- October 05, 2017

With the capture of Hawija, the only area that remains under control of ISIL in Iraq is a stretch alongside the western border with Syria. Daesh terror group captured Hawija and its vicinity in the northern province of Kirkuk more than three years ago. (more...)
Egypt secretly ordered more than 30000 grenades from North Korea
- October 05, 2017

It also fills in the gap regarding the abrupt U.S. military aid cut of $290 million that had been promised to President Sisi and the reason for the equally abrupt cancelling of a meeting between Sisi and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. Pyongyang has plenty of old but serviceable military hardware to sell-the WaPo article calls North Korea "a kind of global eBay for vintage and refurbished Cold War-era weapons"-and ample experience at smuggling". (more...)
Trump says nation stands with Las Vegas Trump says nation stands with Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

Trump's remarks came at the end of a visit to the city, during which the president and First Lady Melania Trump met with survivors of the shooting spree, doctors, law enforcement officers and other first responders. The Las Vegas community was rocked when a shooter perched in a Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino 32 floors up rained bullets down on concert goers Sunday night. (more...)
Getting fully automatic weapons might not be as easy as you think
- October 05, 2017

On Tuesday, when asked whether it was time to debate gun control measures, Trump responded, "Perhaps that will come". President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Las Vegas Wednesday to show their support for the victims of Sunday's shooting massacre. (more...)
Top US diplomat Tillerson says he never considered resigning
- October 05, 2017

The White House says President Donald Trump remains confident in Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . I told Rex Tillerson , our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man. This is causing confusion among allies, revealing splits within the Cabinet and undercutting the secretary of State. The former head of Exxon was exactly the sort of person that Trump had promised his administration could and would recruit into public service. (more...)
Single vote could tip scale in referendum on electoral reform Single vote could tip scale in referendum on electoral reform
- October 05, 2017

This means that no consultations as envisioned in CASA will take place between our office and the office of the Attorney General with respect to the administration of the referendum, including respecting the complete independence of his office to draft the referendum question. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend has left Philippines for US Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend has left Philippines for US
- October 05, 2017

Lombardo said family members located outside Nevada can call toll-free at (866) 535-5654 to report missing persons. She said she was devastated by the carnage and would cooperate with authorities as they struggle to get inside Paddock's mind. (more...)
Democrats push for gun control bills; GOP legislation in limbo Democrats push for gun control bills; GOP legislation in limbo
- October 05, 2017

The NRA donated $30m (£22.6m) to Mr Trump's presidential campaign - and in April, the USA leader told members they had "a true friend in the White House". Pushed further, Ms Sanders described the President as a "strong supporter of the Second Amendment (right to bear arms)" - adding he did not want to push through laws that would not prevent mass shootings. (more...)
How North Korea Sells Illegal Arms, Despite Sanctions
- October 05, 2017

The news emerged after a US newspaper report detailed how the USA tried to warn Cairo about a shipment in Egyptian waters in August 2016 - before discovering that the haul was in fact destined for Egypt. The Washington Post claims the rocket-propelled grenades deal was partly what caused the Trump administration to delay military aid in Cairo. (more...)
Suspected Russian Facebook Ads Were Targeted to Specific States Suspected Russian Facebook Ads Were Targeted to Specific States
- October 05, 2017

Over the past eight months, Burr said, the committee has conducted over 100 interviews that yielded almost 4,000 pages of transcripts. Republican committee chairman Richard Burr and ranking Democrat Mark Warner have scheduled a news conference to disclose the conclusions they have reached and plans to prevent Russian meddling in future USA elections, according to sources familiar with their plans. (more...)
Gov. Inslee calls for ban of firearm attachment Vegas gunman used Gov. Inslee calls for ban of firearm attachment Vegas gunman used
- October 05, 2017

Nearly all the injured people have suffered gunshot wounds. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren responded Monday to the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 50 people dead and hundreds injured by tweeting that "thoughts and prayers are not enough" and calling for more conversation around gun violence . (more...)
As more troops deploy to Afghanistan, Pentagon mum on numbers As more troops deploy to Afghanistan, Pentagon mum on numbers
- October 05, 2017

The strategy is to focus on a larger region that includes India , Pakistan and other surrounding countries, realign with more advisers on training and advisory support and ensure the plans are sustainable, he said. The decision on whether to strike targets has been delegated to the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. "The president has to consider more broadly things that rightly fall under his portfolio of looking out for the American people in areas that go beyond the specific ... (more...)