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McCarthy, Trump visit shooting victims and first responders McCarthy, Trump visit shooting victims and first responders
- October 06, 2017

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump traveled to Las Vegas-based University Medical Center Wednesday to meet with survivors of a deadly October 1 shooting that killed 50-plus individuals and injured at least 500 others, NBC News reports. (more...)
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan: Amit Shah is a toothless lion Kodiyeri Balakrishnan: Amit Shah is a toothless lion
- October 06, 2017

Kerala party chief told the media that Shah is scheduled to re-join the yatra on Thursday. Kummanem Rajasekheran, the BJP state President, explained Shah's absence by saying that he himself could take the fight into Vijayan's camp at Pinarayi and that Shah's presence was not required. (more...)
Germany swept the storm Germany swept the storm "Xavier": there are victims
- October 06, 2017

Many services were also cancelled in the country's east, as were urban S-Bahn trains in capital Berlin . Trees were uprooted, and billboards were seen on the ground due to the gusting winds that touched a speed of 130 km/hr. National rail operator Deutsche Bahn cancelled long-distance trains from Berlin to Hamburg and Hannover, and most train service in northern German cities remained disrupted on Friday. (more...)
Honeypreet not cooperating, may ask to further remand: Panchkula Police Honeypreet not cooperating, may ask to further remand: Panchkula Police
- October 06, 2017

Honeypreet, the adopted daughter of rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, chief of Dera Saccha Sauda sect, was reportedly hiding in Bathinda before being nabbed. It must be mentioned here that Chawla further stated in the press conference that Honeypreet is being taken to different places to confirm what she said in her interrogations, however, she has been misleading and showing resistance. (more...)
U.S. condemns attack on Fatehpur Shrine in Balochistan U.S. condemns attack on Fatehpur Shrine in Balochistan
- October 06, 2017

Police said there were around 800 to 1,000 people inside the shrine when the incident happened. "If he had managed to enter the shrine there would be have been greater casualties", Bugti said. Devotees visit the shrine daily, with attendance climbing significantly during festivities. Jhal Magsi is located at a three-hour drive from Jacobabad and Larkana. (more...)
Plea filed in SC seeking re-investigation in assassination of Mahatma Gandhi Plea filed in SC seeking re-investigation in assassination of Mahatma Gandhi
- October 06, 2017

The PIL has been filed by a Mumbai-based IT Consultant Pankaj Kumudchandra Phadnis. Pankaj Phadnis in his petition while urging the re-opening of the case on several grounds told the court that Mahatma Gandhi's murder was one of the biggest cover-ups in the history. (more...)
Police strip, thrash protesting farmers; CM Chouhan orders probe — Madhya Pradesh Police strip, thrash protesting farmers; CM Chouhan orders probe — Madhya Pradesh
- October 06, 2017

But after photos of farmers sitting in their underwear at the police station first appeared in the media and then on social media, the government was forced to set up an inquiry. While the Congress said that almost 30 protesters were injured, the administration claimed that at least eight police personnel sustained injuries. (more...)
Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence
- October 06, 2017

Trump knows the answer, as we all do. "We will endure the pain together". While leaving the White House Tuesday for Puerto Rico , Trump described what happened in Las Vegas as "in many ways, a miracle". At the last stop, however, he spoke slowly and somberly of the lives ended or forever altered. The president was joined by first lady Melania Trump , with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Rep. (more...)
Collegium to upload its decisions on SC website Collegium to upload its decisions on SC website
- October 06, 2017

Earlier, on former Bar Association President Dushyant Dave's statement on television claiming most of the judges to be pro-government, Supreme Court observed that one will have to sit inside the court to witness how the government is pulled up. (more...)
GOP Congress Beholden to NRA, Other Gun Interests: Pelosi GOP Congress Beholden to NRA, Other Gun Interests: Pelosi
- October 06, 2017

The murder of 26 people including children in an elementary school back in 2012 when President Obama was seen in tears was one event where you thought the congress would melt. Democratic Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey wrote , "We are not powerless against such evil". "They want us to accept 59 deaths in Las Vegas as the new normal because when we begin to succumb to that and we become complacent, then we stop asking our elected officials for action". (more...)
GOP Leaders Say No Action on Gun Legislation GOP Leaders Say No Action on Gun Legislation
- October 06, 2017

This cycle of preventable violence and pointless debate will not end until more political leaders, and responsible gun owners, acknowledge the obvious: that sensible restrictions on gun possession and use are both constitutional and necessary. (more...)
Gun control debate rekindled after Las Vegas massacre Gun control debate rekindled after Las Vegas massacre
- October 06, 2017

Manchin said , adding that any movement on the issue will depend on Trump. "Thoughts and prayers are good, but they are simply not enough", said Sen. The congressional inaction underscored the power of the NRA and the political stakes for lawmakers who maintain their support for the constitutional right to bear arms and fear any challenge to their fealty. (more...)
Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging
- October 06, 2017

Some representatives from around the country admit that before this week, they had never heard of the gun accessory bump stocks. Officials said that 12 of the rifles found in the Las Vegas gunman's suite had bump stocks. Dianne Feinstein , a California Democrat, that would ban the sale, transfer, importation, manufacture or possession of bump fire stocks and similar accessories. (more...)
Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown
- October 06, 2017

In its first statement since the mass shooting in Las Vegas , the National Rifle Association (NRA ) has called for additional regulations on " bump stocks " - the devices that likely allowed the Las Vegas gunman to fire faster, killing more people. (more...)
Trump visits Las Vegas on 'sad day' after mass shooting Trump visits Las Vegas on 'sad day' after mass shooting
- October 06, 2017

Paddock, 64, fired his weapons at a Las Vegas concert Sunday night, killing 59 people and wounding over 500 more. "I may have very well been the last person to shake hands with that man", he added . President Donald Trump leaving Washington for Las Vegas . "We can not fathom their pain, we can not imagine their loss", Trump said of those who lost loved ones in the massacre. (more...)
Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented' Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented'
- October 06, 2017

The president then went to the nearby University Medical Center to meet privately with victims, family members, and medical professionals. "Sixteen versus literally thousands of people", Trump said , referring to the certified death toll at the time. (more...)
President Trump travels to grieving Las Vegas after mass shooting President Trump travels to grieving Las Vegas after mass shooting
- October 06, 2017

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump traveled to Las Vegas-based University Medical Center Wednesday to meet with survivors of a deadly October 1 shooting that killed 50-plus individuals and injured at least 500 others, NBC News reports . (more...)
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...)