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Trump visits Las Vegas after mass shooting Trump visits Las Vegas after mass shooting
- October 06, 2017

The president's motorcade passed the scene of the shooting on the way to University Medical Center, where he met earlier with victims, families and medical professionals. He highlighted instances in which off-duty officers risked their lives after Stephen Paddock , 64, fired at a crowd of 22,000-plus concertgoers from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday evening. (more...)
Republicans & NRA shift ground, consider limiting bump stocks Republicans & NRA shift ground, consider limiting bump stocks
- October 06, 2017

The NRA said the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law. The killer in Las Vegas apparently used the legal bump stock devices on legal rifles, essentially converting them into automatic weapons, which are banned. (more...)
Trump heads to Las Vegas to pay respects after shooting Trump heads to Las Vegas to pay respects after shooting
- October 06, 2017

Thomas Gunderson was one of the more than 500 injured after a gunman opened fire on the crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest Music festival from his Las Vegas hotel room. The shooter , Stephen Paddock , purchased 33 automatic weapons in the previous year. "Unfortunately, the first response from some politicians has been to call for more gun control", Mr La Pierre and Mr Cox said, adding: "Banning guns from law-abiding Americans based on the criminal act of a madman will do ... (more...)
Jason Aldean Cancels Concerts after Las Vegas Shooting Jason Aldean Cancels Concerts after Las Vegas Shooting
- October 06, 2017

U.S. actress-singer Jennifer Lopez , busy with her Jennifer Lopez: All I Have residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, also cancelled her scheduled shows this week. Aldean was performing on stage when the shooting occurred. According to him, the world is becoming the kind of place where it is hard to raise his children in. (more...)
Vegas shooter had camera in peephole, 2 in the hallway Vegas shooter had camera in peephole, 2 in the hallway
- October 06, 2017

People attending the country music concert described scenes of horror as they realised that what they first thought were fireworks were actually gunshots. Among the latest: Charleston Hartfield of Nevada; Stacee Etcheber of California; Christopher Roybal of Colorado; Hannah Ahlers of California; and Jordan McIldoon of British Columbia, Canada. (more...)
Bangladesh health department to launch cholera vaccination for the Rohingya Bangladesh health department to launch cholera vaccination for the Rohingya
- October 06, 2017

The arrival of more than half a million Rohingya Muslims from Buddhist-dominated Myanmar since August 25 has put an huge strain on camps in Bangladesh where there are growing fears of a disease epidemic. Geneva: The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar's government to Rakhine state, where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled violence, is "unacceptable", the United Nations said Friday. (more...)
Trump opponents urge US Supreme Court to rule on travel ban Trump opponents urge US Supreme Court to rule on travel ban
- October 06, 2017

President Donald Trump's administration told the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday it should dismiss its pending case over the president's travel ban, an action that would let lower courts take the first look at the most recent version. International Refugee Assistance Project, 16-1436, and Trump v. Hawaii, 16-1540. If the justices decide not to hear arguments, they urged the court to dismiss their petitions for court review as "improvidently granted" and allow the parties to litigate their dispute ... (more...)
6 on the Richter Scale near Fukushima 6 on the Richter Scale near Fukushima
- October 06, 2017

No Tsunami warning has been issued so far. The Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in March 2011 by a 9-magnitude natural disaster and the subsequent tsunami, exposing enormous amounts of radioactive material. It comes just a couple of weeks after a similar quake (6.2 magnitude) struck off the same coastline. On this week's episode of The JOE Show, global mentalist Keith Barry joined us on the sofa to FREAK EVERYBODY OUT, while Little Hours wowed us all with a stunning live performance. (more...)
Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to anti-nuclear campaign ICAN Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to anti-nuclear campaign ICAN
- October 06, 2017

The Nobel prize seeks to bolster the case of disarmament amid nuclear tensions between the United States and North Korea and uncertainty over the fate of a 2015 deal between Iran and major powers to limit Tehran's nuclear program. Advancing disarmament and arms control is one of the central criteria for awarding the Peace Prize, along with the promotion of peace talks and the "promotion of fraternity between nations". (more...)
New British PM is 'hardly a radical thought,' rebel Tory says New British PM is 'hardly a radical thought,' rebel Tory says
- October 06, 2017

Mr Shapps insisted there was growing support among a "broad spread" of Tory MPs for a leadership contest in the wake of the Prime Minister's chaotic party conference speech. He said May's bungled election, her failure to unite the cabinet and a poor party conference are the main reasons that up to 30 Conservative lawmakers backed the bid to tell May to go. (more...)
YouTube videos claim Las Vegas massacre was faked YouTube videos claim Las Vegas massacre was faked
- October 06, 2017

The change comes in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, after the video site allegedly promoted conspiracy theories. YouTube and conspiracy theories go together like conspiracy theorists and moms' basements . In the days following the Las Vegas shooting, many videos appeared presenting "conspiracy theories" or misinformation . Meanwhile, the site's video creators, especially in the gaming world, have struggled with demonetized videos , unclear messaging from YouTube, and a ... (more...)
Las Vegas shooter had devices to allow fully automatic gunfire
- October 06, 2017

Eric Paddock, 55, said he is offering an exclusive interview about his late brother to a national news organization in return for the money. "Only Marilou can maybe help", the sister said. Atlantis said in a statement this week that she has not worked there for several years. " He loved her . He covered this up from her, as he was on the road to hell". (more...)
Las Vegas gunman wired $140k to Philippines before shooting spree
- October 06, 2017

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo announced during a news conference on Tuesday that authorities are in contact with Danley. Danley's sisters said Paddock bought her "a cheap ticket" to the Philippines, her home country. "We have had conversations with her and we believed her, at this time, not to be involved". The man who killed more than 50 people and injured over 500 in a Las Vegas shooting Sunday may have been targeting a music festival featuring Chance The Rapper . (more...)
Even The NRA's Shooting Range Doesn't Allow Bump Stocks Even The NRA's Shooting Range Doesn't Allow Bump Stocks
- October 06, 2017

In its first statement since the shooting that left 59 dead and over 500 wounded, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and Executive Director Chris Cox said they would be open to regulating bump stocks, which allow rifles to fire at a higher rate mimicking an automatic weapon. (more...)
Police Hunt For Suspect After Apparent Road Rage Stabbing In Brisbane CBD Police Hunt For Suspect After Apparent Road Rage Stabbing In Brisbane CBD
- October 06, 2017

Police said an argument ensued, which included "lots of yelling" between the man in the auto and one of the men on foot. "We're not entirely sure what started it, but as a effect (of the altercation) the driver has got out of the vehicle, a physical altercation has taken place which resulted in quite serious injuries to the victim", said Inspector Daniel Bragg while speaking to Nine News. (more...)
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...)

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