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ICRC Warns of 'Harrowing' Spike in Civilian Deaths as Syria War Intensifies ICRC Warns of 'Harrowing' Spike in Civilian Deaths as Syria War Intensifies
- October 06, 2017

Airstrikes killed dozens this week in Raqqa, where 8,000 people remain trapped, and at least 149 people, mostly women and children, in residential areas of rebel-dominated Idlib province in Syria's northwest in the last 12 days of September, he said. (more...)
Arizona Diamondbacks under investigation for Wild Card game misconduct Arizona Diamondbacks under investigation for Wild Card game misconduct
- October 06, 2017

Although this e-mail and any attachments are believed to be free of any virus or other defect that might affect any computer system into which it is received and opened, it is the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that it is virus free and no responsibility is accepted by the Arizona Diamondbacks and its affiliates for any loss or damage arising in any way from its use. (more...)
Both Sides - And The NRA - Considering Bump Stock Ban Both Sides - And The NRA - Considering Bump Stock Ban
- October 06, 2017

Georgia Sen. David Perdue, a conservative, said he'd consider the bill after learning that bump stocks are legal. You supported a bump stock ban, then why not a ban on high-capacity magazines? "Bump stocks" originally were meant to help people with limited hand mobility fire a semi-automatic without the individual trigger pulls required. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting Victim Stands When President Visits Him in Hospital Las Vegas Shooting Victim Stands When President Visits Him in Hospital
- October 06, 2017

Armed with 16 guns, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock stood in his Mandalay Bay hotel room and shot at the 22,000 people attending an open-air music festival. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo described the attack as the work of a "lone wolf". Yes, we all have the right to bear arms, but the caliber of our weaponry is exponentially greater than it was when the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution in 1791. (more...)
Sereno impeachment case to proceed Sereno impeachment case to proceed
- October 06, 2017

The House justice committee on September 20 dismissed the complaint because of its defective verification, a basis used in previous decisions by the committee. The panel also decided not to act on the letter of Sereno's lawyers that they be allowed to eventually cross-examine witnesses, because it was not part of their pleadings. (more...)
Vegas Killer Stephen Paddock's Girlfriend Marilou Danley Says She Was Duped Vegas Killer Stephen Paddock's Girlfriend Marilou Danley Says She Was Duped
- October 06, 2017

Daesh has claimed the Las Vegas concert shooting which left at least 59 people dead and over 500 injured; however, USA officials have said there is no known link to worldwide terrorism . Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo confirmed the report in a press conference on Wednesday. Her lawyer Matthew Lombard spoke in Los Angeles where she had arrived after flying from the far east where she had been visiting family. (more...)
Iran's leader warns implications of controversial vote in Iraq Iran's leader warns implications of controversial vote in Iraq
- October 06, 2017

Kurdish Western allies fear the larest developments could destabilize Iraq and impede efforts to eradicate Islamic State from Iraq and Syria . Erdogan, however, brushed off those concerns, saying the final decision would be made by Turkey, Iran and Iraq. (more...)
Explainer: Bump-fire stocks and how they work Explainer: Bump-fire stocks and how they work
- October 06, 2017

Bump Fire Solutions, also based in Moran, has chose to stop selling the products as well due to an increase in demand. Although the National Rifle Association expressed support for a potential ban on bump stocks, other gun groups expressed outrage at Republicans engaging in this debate. (more...)
One mass shooting every day: Seven facts about gun violence in America One mass shooting every day: Seven facts about gun violence in America
- October 06, 2017

She told reporters: 'Look, this is an unspeakable tragedy, today is a today for consoling the survivors and mourning those we lost. He never gave any indication or reason to believe he was unstable or unfit at any time. He added: "I had no idea he would be capable of this". Unlike former president Barack Hussein Obama, who responded to mass shootings by calling for stricter gun control measures, President Trump made no mention of firearms restrictions. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's 'companion' was an Australian granny Las Vegas shooter's 'companion' was an Australian granny
- October 06, 2017

The 32nd-floor hotel room was transformed into a sniper's nest by the 64-year-old as he indiscriminately fired towards the crowd of 22,000 people enjoying the Route 91 Harvest country festival on the Las Vegas Strip. Authorities put out a call for blood donations and set up a hotline to report missing people and speed the identification of the dead and wounded. The Empire State Building lit, only, with a rotating halo for gun violence awareness. (more...)
Las Vegas victim shot in leg stands when Pres. Trump visits hospital Las Vegas victim shot in leg stands when Pres. Trump visits hospital
- October 06, 2017

He can be seen grimacing in pain as he greeted the president and shook his hand. Thomas Gunderson was attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Sunday night when he heard the gunfires. "He was just honestly thanking me and, you know, just here for me". Trump also took to Twitter the following day to further remark on his visit to Las Vegas. (more...)
UN Investigation Finds Egypt Bought Weapons from North Korea UN Investigation Finds Egypt Bought Weapons from North Korea
- October 06, 2017

Egyptian authorities last August intercepted a North Korean cargo ship carrying tens of thousands of rockets allegedly bound for Egyptian buyers in violation of worldwide sanctions against Pyongyang, the Washington Post reported Sunday. officials, they were probably stolen from stocks sold long ago to the late Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi. A rocket-propelled grenade, the weapon that Egypt sought to purchase from North Korea. (more...)
Clues few and elusive for motive of Las Vegas gunman Clues few and elusive for motive of Las Vegas gunman
- October 06, 2017

Authorities have been trying to track Paddock's movements leading up to the deadliest mass shooting in modern us history . It was also said that Paddock may have had some kind of assistance. The No. 2 official in the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday he was surprised investigators had not uncovered more. "There's all kinds of things that surprise us in each one of these events". (more...)
Ruthless Germany brush aside Northern Ireland to book World Cup spot Ruthless Germany brush aside Northern Ireland to book World Cup spot
- October 06, 2017

However, Löw's troops piled more pressure in the last five minutes of the first stanza and the hosts were lucky not to concede more goals going into the break. Wagner delivers an inch-perfect cross for Muller whose header is goal-bound, but McGovern is at full-stretch to tip his effort onto the post and out for a corner. (more...)
Dems call for Ivanka Trump's security clearance to be revoked Dems call for Ivanka Trump's security clearance to be revoked
- October 06, 2017

In the letter, the lawmakers also renewed their call for Jared Kushner's security clearance to be revoked. Cummings sent letters to GoDaddy, which originally housed the couple's email accounts and servers, and to the Trump Organization, instructing both companies to preserve the records. (more...)
Cubs' Kyle Hendricks On Starting Game 1: 'Means A Ton' To Me
- October 06, 2017

Even if Strasburg takes care of business in the series opener, the Cubs could get the split in game two against either a less than 100 percent Scherzer or Gonzalez. "You see nuances in a guy. That is how I look at it". I actually gained more strength during bad times than I did in the good times. It can finally be about who will play the better baseball. (more...)
Gauri Lankesh to posthumously get Anna Politkovskaya Award Gauri Lankesh to posthumously get Anna Politkovskaya Award
- October 06, 2017

While protests are scheduled in multiple locations across the country on Thursday, including one from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, Marine Drive in Mumbai, and in states like West Bengal, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Gauri's younger sister Kavitha Lankesh said the family has chose to keep away from all rallies. (more...)
Lewandowski hat trick puts Poland close to qualifying Lewandowski hat trick puts Poland close to qualifying
- October 06, 2017

Before Lewandowski struck, Kamil Grosicki needed only two minutes to fire Poland ahead with a clinical finish after Lukasz Piszczek set him up at Republican Stadium. Lewandowski has now scored 24 goals in his last 14 qualifiers for Poland , with The Eagles producing the complete performance to strengthen their grip on top spot in Group E. (more...)
House Democrats pushing gun control after Las Vegas mass shooting House Democrats pushing gun control after Las Vegas mass shooting
- October 06, 2017

The medical center treated 100 patients Sunday night and admitted 50. We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. "Every hospital took serious patients". After the shooting at a Las Vegas concert Sunday night killed at least 58 people , former Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) condemned the act as a "grave tragedy" and urged lawmakers to pass legislation addressing gun violence . (more...)
Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) Receives Consensus Rating of Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
- October 06, 2017

Vident Investment Advisory Llc bought 18,309 shares as the company's stock declined 10.05% while stock markets rallied. Css Limited Company Il reported 189,127 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 25. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. (more...)
Government defiant over €13bn Apple action by EU Government defiant over €13bn Apple action by EU
- October 06, 2017

The Apple decision prompted "a fierce political backlash" from Washington and the Commission's recovery order "could rekindle tensions over Europe's tax clampdown, just as the USA considers tax reforms that encourage United States multinationals to repatriate foreign profits held offshore", says the Financial Times . (more...)
Democrats' Attack On GOP Budget, Tax Plan Focuses On Medicare, Medicaid Cuts Democrats' Attack On GOP Budget, Tax Plan Focuses On Medicare, Medicaid Cuts
- October 05, 2017

The Democrats will never defeat the Republicans until they start fighting like Republicans. "I think the irony with the Alabama race is that Trump ran as the anti-establishment candidate, as the outsider", Stewart observed, "and here we have a situation where he supported the establishment candidate and that candidate lost and Trump is on the losing side of this race". (more...)
USS McCain Leaves Singapore for Japan for Extensive Repairs After Deadly Crash USS McCain Leaves Singapore for Japan for Extensive Repairs After Deadly Crash
- October 05, 2017

After the process of loading the ship is complete, Treasure will transport the McCain to Yokosuka, Japan, where the forward deployed ship will be repaired. Navy officials cited the complexity of the work and limited dry dock space as reasons for not fixing the ship at the Yokosuka. More than 2,000 servicemembers, civilians and families lined the streets of Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, Oct. (more...)
Sucha Singh Langah, surrenders in Gurdaspur court, sent to five-day police remand Sucha Singh Langah, surrenders in Gurdaspur court, sent to five-day police remand
- October 05, 2017

Langah termed it "political vendetta" just before the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat bypoll on October 11. "He has been sent on five-day police custody". He claimed that Langah had surrendered because of constant police pressure. "Acting jathedar" of Akal Takht Dhian Singh Mand, "jathedar" of Takht Damdama Sahib Baljit Singh Daduwal, "jathedar" of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib Amrik Singh Ajnala, Major Singh and Suba Singh held a meeting at the Akal Takht on Wednesday to contemplate over the rape ... (more...)
Bob Geldof Lambasts Aung San Suu Kyi During Passionate Speech Bob Geldof Lambasts Aung San Suu Kyi During Passionate Speech
- October 05, 2017

Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Berit Reiss-Andersen has said it is not possible to recall the Nobel Peace Prize from Aung San Suu Kyi despite worldwide criticism, according to offical website of Sveriges Radio. Last month, in her much-anticipated address , Suu Kyi had said that she did not fear global scrutiny over the Rohingya crisis, pledging to hold rights violators to account and to resettle some of the 410,000 Muslims who have fled army operations in her country. (more...)
NFL players kneel during the national anthem NFL players kneel during the national anthem
- October 05, 2017

The anthem was first sang at the 1918 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox, according to the Washington Post . As little as four days after beginning his protest, the media, fans, and politicians weren't even talking about the actual reason. (more...)
California becomes 'sanctuary state' as Gov. Brown defies Trump administration California becomes 'sanctuary state' as Gov. Brown defies Trump administration
- October 05, 2017

They also hope it will ensure that people here illegally feel safe reporting crimes to law enforcement. Senate Bill 54 will go into effect in January 2018. Brown signed several other immigration-related bills into law on Thursday: AB 21, AB 291, AB 299, AB 343, AB 450, AB 699, SB 29, SB 68, SB 156, and SB 257. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Paddock's girlfriend denies knowledge of attack Las Vegas shooting: Paddock's girlfriend denies knowledge of attack
- October 05, 2017

The Life is handsome festival, headlined by Lorde and Chance the Rapper saw crowds up to 200,000 people and was overlooked by the Ogden Hotel. Marilou Danley has been questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation after being met by investigators on her return to the USA from the Philippines . (more...)
Irish president leads tributes to former PM Irish president leads tributes to former PM
- October 05, 2017

The Cosgraves' daughter Mary is an acting steward at race meetings, mainly in the Dublin and Kildare area. Illness forced him to miss his first All Ireland finals since the 1930s. Mr Cosgrave was regarded as having a good relationship with unionist leader Brian Faulkner, who introduced internment but became central to the power-sharing deal. (more...)
Marilou Danley: The girlfriend who 'loved' Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock Marilou Danley: The girlfriend who 'loved' Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock
- October 05, 2017

Detectives are still waiting to speak to Paddock's girlfriend Marilou Danley , who is now in her home country of the Philippines, and are classing her as a "person of interest". She was sent away. Police confirmed this evening that they found several pounds of ammonium nitrate - a material used to make explosives - inside the suspect's vehicle. (more...)

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