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Sasikala gets 5-day parole to visit her sick husband Sasikala gets 5-day parole to visit her sick husband
- October 06, 2017

Sasikala is serving jail term in Bengaluru since February after the Supreme Court upheld her conviction by a special court in a disproportionate assets (DA) case. She can't appear for political activities, or hold political meetings. "We haven't asked for permission for her to meet anyone else, and jail authorites also haven't said anything either". (more...)
ICAI president Nilesh Vikamsey's daughter found dead on railway tracks in Mumbai ICAI president Nilesh Vikamsey's daughter found dead on railway tracks in Mumbai
- October 06, 2017

He added that the CCTV footage from CSMT showed Vikamsey boarding a slow local train around 6 pm from platform number 5.Around 6.40 pm, Government Railway Police (GRP) officials informed the station master about a woman lying on the tracks in an injured state. (more...)
DACA deadline today, some choose instead to go underground DACA deadline today, some choose instead to go underground
- October 06, 2017

Permits must be renewed before midnight October 5. Henry and the rest of the leaders in the Latin American community are reminding DACA recipients that despite President Trump ending the executive order program they can get a two year extension on their documentation if they apply. (more...)
IAF Mi-17 chopper crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 5 killed, 1 injured IAF Mi-17 chopper crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 5 killed, 1 injured
- October 06, 2017

Mi-17 helicopter of Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, PTI reported quoting IAF officials. The crash took place at around 6 am on Friday morning while it was on an Air Maintenance mission. The Indian Air Force, however, claims that the death toll is five, with one officer in state. In 2012-2013, three additional contracts were signed to supply a total of 71 Mi-17V-5 helicopters to meet the needs of the Indian Air Force. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new regulations on 'bump stock' devices Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new regulations on 'bump stock' devices
- October 06, 2017

A bullet ripped through his leg as he tried to escape the carnage that left 59 dead and more than 520 injured on Sunday. When a reporter asked Trump to address the gun problem in America, the president replied, "We're not going to talk about that today". (more...)
Vegas shooting: Girlfriend may provide clue to motive Vegas shooting: Girlfriend may provide clue to motive
- October 06, 2017

Explaining why Paddock's room wasn't immediately stormed, Mr Lombardo said: "Because no firing was occurring, they could not hear additional firing, they believed it was important to evacuate [hotel rooms] in case the suspect was barricaded". (more...)
At least 18 killed after train 'tears apart' bus in horror crash At least 18 killed after train 'tears apart' bus in horror crash
- October 06, 2017

According to local law enforcement, 19 people have died in a crash after a train hit a bus stuck on a railway in the Vladimir region of Russian Federation. They survived. Those who remained in the bus died. "It got literally torn apart". The train, travelling from the western city of Saint Petersburg to Nijni-Novgorod, east of Moscow, slammed into the bus at 3:29 AM (0029 GMT) today. (more...)
What's a bump stock? Local gun retailer explains attachment
- October 06, 2017

The NRA's top two leaders, Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox, said they supported the regulation of devices such as bump stocks , in what was the organisation's first statement since a shooting rampage on Sunday night in Las Vegas killed 58 people and left almost 500 injured. (more...)
Trump urges Senate to probe American 'Fake News Networks'
- October 06, 2017

But what's clear is that the press conference did not absolve the Trump campaign from the collusion issue, something that Trump has repeatedly dismissed as " fake news ". Tillerson did not deny calling Donald Trump a "moron", which Trump said he did, but he didn't and two, the media's going keep reporting what they want to report unless you sue them for liable. (more...)
Saudi Aramco IPO on track for 2018 Saudi Aramco IPO on track for 2018
- October 06, 2017

US shale oil coming to the market is not a concern, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Thursday, adding that demand will absorb it. The plan to float around 5 percent of Aramco in an initial public offering (IPO) is a centrepiece of Vision 2030 , a wide-ranging reform plan to diversify the Saudi economy beyond oil which is being championed by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. (more...)
NRA calls for regulation of 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre NRA calls for regulation of 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre
- October 06, 2017

Several leading Congressional Republicans have indicated this week that they are open to considering additional regulations on bump stocks, or even banning them altogether. President Donald Trump , a self-proclaimed champion of the Second Amendment and the National Rifle Association, has said he plans to discuss gun laws in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history but has also said that such a discussion will have to wait. (more...)
NRA Supports Review of Proposed Bump Stock Regulations NRA Supports Review of Proposed Bump Stock Regulations
- October 06, 2017

Technically, that means the finger is pulling the trigger for each round fired, keeping the weapon a legal semi-automatic. California Senator Dianne Feinstein has introduced a similar measure in the Senate to ban the sale and possession of bump-stock equipment and other devices created to turn a semiautomatic weapon into an automatic one. (more...)
Mass shooting in Las Vegas brings up issue of automatic weapons Mass shooting in Las Vegas brings up issue of automatic weapons
- October 06, 2017

Crime scene tape surrounds the Mandalay Hotel (background) after a gunman killed 59 people and wounded more than 227 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas , Nevada on October 2, 2017. Speaking to the BBC , Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics said that conventional wisdom demonstrated that shares in "gun manufacturers rise after shootings like the one in Las Vegas as investors believe there will be a rush to purchase guns before new gun ... (more...)
Thursday Night Football Start Em, Sit Em Week 5 Thursday Night Football Start Em, Sit Em Week 5
- October 06, 2017

For starters, the Patriots are giving 32 points per game this season. As with every game this season, scoring should not be the problem. And what a matchup to come back to, with the Patriots allowing a whopping 5.1 YPC - second-highest in the NFL . (more...)
Sen. Hassan to Introduce Bill Restricting Rifle Modifications
- October 06, 2017

And the bump stock is not the only one. "It really is all up to the speaker", she said . Bills banning rapid-fire bump stock devices, which were used by Las Vegas mass killer Stephen Paddock , are picking up GOP support. Just Wednesday, when California Sen. "That's how close it came to me", she said at a news conference introducing her bill. Her bill has 26 co-sponsors, 25 of whom are Democrats. (more...)
Las Vegas Massacre; Gun Control Laws Las Vegas Massacre; Gun Control Laws
- October 06, 2017

Gun store owner and 10-year army veteran, Aaron Forum, listened to cell phone video captured during the Las Vegas massacre and assessed the weapon used was fully automatic. People ran for cover wherever they could - one of them dived into the sewer. "You can't stop a mentally deranged person". Police said the suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , a resident of Mesquite, Nev., was killed after a SWAT team burst into the hotel room from which the gunfire was coming. (more...)
Union City police officers investigating fatal pedestrian strike hit by motorcycle Union City police officers investigating fatal pedestrian strike hit by motorcycle
- October 06, 2017

The teenage bicyclist killed in the initial garbage truck accident was identified by friends as Sean Lenis, who was coming home from community college. "They came out unexpectedly, and they just crashed into the police officers at the scene", said witness Angel Solorzano. Acosta-Reinoso had a first appearance Thursday afternoon in Superior Court in Jersey City Thursday atfernoon, where he was charged with aggravated assault, eluding and theft of knowingly stolen property, which authorities ... (more...)
Worst US mass shooting underlines incurable social ills Worst US mass shooting underlines incurable social ills
- October 06, 2017

The western USA state of Nevada where Las Vegas is located is an epitome of the gun-ridden country. Since 2007, Americans have witnessed the three deadliest #Mass Shootings in United States history - Virginia Tech, Orlando, and the recent Las Vegas shooting . (more...)
Turkey Tries to Isolate al-Qaeda Forces in Syria's Idlib Province Turkey Tries to Isolate al-Qaeda Forces in Syria's Idlib Province
- October 06, 2017

In the 42-second video, released on the group's AMAQ news agency , two men appeared briefly in a room wearing gray tunics. The Cossacks, members of a semi-military group which traditionally guarded the far-flung outposts of the Russian empire, in recent years have been seen attacking opposition gatherings in Russia . (more...)
Chinese still constructing Doklam road Chinese still constructing Doklam road
- October 06, 2017

There has been territorial disputes between China and Bhutan over Doklam and India has been staunchly supporting Thimphu over the issue. The sources said, "The same equipment and workers are being used to strengthen an existing kutcha road about 10-12 km from the last faceoff site". (more...)
Republican Party popularity Republican Party popularity "is in free fall", new poll finds
- October 06, 2017

It is a nine-page memo that orders members of Congress to develop a tax code with the "simplicity of a "postcard" tax filing for a majority of Americans". Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had upset some of the NY and New Jersey Republicans with his comments on the tax deduction in a Sunday interview. (more...)
Republicans move to ban bump stocks after Vegas massacre Republicans move to ban bump stocks after Vegas massacre
- October 06, 2017

They can fit over the rear shoulder-stock assembly on a semi-automatic rifle and with applied pressure cause the weapon to fire continuously, increasing the rate from between 45 and 60 rounds per minute to between 400 and 800 rounds per minute, according to the office of Sen. (more...)
Authorities 'Learning A Lot More' About Las Vegas Shooting Suspect Authorities 'Learning A Lot More' About Las Vegas Shooting Suspect
- October 06, 2017

The Philippines' National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said the FBI , its U.S. counterpart, had sought help in finding Danley, 62. "We're not going to talk about that today", he said shortly on Wednesday after visiting some of the victims in a Las Vegas hospital. (more...)
Paul Ryan: Bump Stocks Are 'Clearly' Something 'We Need To Look Into' Paul Ryan: Bump Stocks Are 'Clearly' Something 'We Need To Look Into'
- October 06, 2017

The comments came following news Paddock had bought 33 guns between October 2016 and September 28, when he checked into the hotel. Senior Republicans are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the gunman in Las Vegas apparently used to effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons. (more...)
Taxpayers spent more than $800000 on Treasury Sec. Mnuchin's military flights Taxpayers spent more than $800000 on Treasury Sec. Mnuchin's military flights
- October 06, 2017

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned less than a week ago after costing taxpayers over $1 million in private and military flights. Trump administration officials said last week that they have tightened up on their approval process and the use of government airplanes by Cabinet officials. (more...)
Five toddlers burned alive in arson attack on nursery Five toddlers burned alive in arson attack on nursery
- October 06, 2017

The suspect also set himself on fire and was taken to hospital with burns covering nearly all his body after the attack at Innocent Children's People Municipal Education Centre in Jana├║ba, in Minas Gerias, south east Brazil. Video footage showed chaotic scenes outside, as parents cried and panicked as the news broke. Several others were injured as flames swept through the "Innocent People" nursery in the small city of Janauba, about 375 miles (600 km) east of the capital, Brasilia. (more...)
Saudi Aramco bids to recover losses through Indian subsidiary
- October 06, 2017

Saudi Arabia is competing with Iraq to be India's top oil supplier, with Iraq displacing it for a fifth month in a row in August, data compiled by Reuters showed. Investments in India will also help the Opec leader to get a closer view of the Indian market that has now started importing crude from the United States as well. (more...)
Mom accused of murdering 4-year-old by setting him on fire Mom accused of murdering 4-year-old by setting him on fire
- October 06, 2017

A dead pet guinea pig that had been drowned in its cage was also found next to the tub, the station reported. The mother was not at home when first responders arrived. Police found the mother walking later that day. "It's impossible to describe it". Antonio's grandfather, Ralph Di Stasio, told the news station that his daughter suffers from bipolar disorder. (more...)
Mueller Investigators Reportedly Met with Author of the Trump Dossier Mueller Investigators Reportedly Met with Author of the Trump Dossier
- October 06, 2017

The Russian government has also denied that it meddled in the election. CNN first reported Thursday that the interview with Mueller's team and Steele took place. It was initially intended as opposition research during the campaign. "We have not come to any determination on collusion", Burr said. Steele has not met with congressional investigators in their Russian Federation probes, with Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina expressing frustration ... (more...)
NRA Backs Additional Regulations on Rapid-Fire Gun 'Bump Stocks'
- October 06, 2017

Bump stocks were originally meant to help people with limited hand mobility use a semi-automatic weapon without needing to pull the trigger for every round fired. "Bad people are going to do bad things". However, it has been reported that these legislators are thinking about the ban of bump stock kit. And as Rafi Schwartz of Splinter News noted , many of these NRA-funded politicians took to social media Monday to offer their "thoughts and prayers" for the victims of the Vegas ... (more...)