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United Nations puts Saudi-led coalition in blacklist United Nations puts Saudi-led coalition in blacklist
- October 07, 2017

The coalition was briefly added to the blacklist a year ago and then removed by then-U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon pending review. The U.N. document also said Houthi rebels were responsible for 414 child casualties. Earlier this year, United Nations sanctions monitors reported to the Security Council that the Saudi-led coalition had carried out attacks in Yemen that "may amount to war crimes". (more...)
Joe Guzzardi: Finally! ICE targets sanctuary cities, almost 500 arrested Joe Guzzardi: Finally! ICE targets sanctuary cities, almost 500 arrested
- October 07, 2017

Sessions has threatened to withhold federal grants to " sanctuary jurisdictions " that do not allow federal immigration authorities access to local jails and give the Department 48 hours notice before releasing anyone wanted for immigration violations. (more...)
Man cleared of killing daughter, 2, after son, 7, confesses Man cleared of killing daughter, 2, after son, 7, confesses
- October 07, 2017

Investigators believed Anthony Michael Sanders, 33, suffocated Ellie Mae Sanders on December 12, 2015, because she had interrupted his computer games. "There will be no more charges leaving it". In an interview on August 29, the boy told prosecutors he had rolled the pillow onto Ellie's head but couldn't get it off. (more...)
Tennessee father pens emotional letter after son killed in Las Vegas shooting Tennessee father pens emotional letter after son killed in Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

Let's go, ' she explained. 'He wrapped his arms around my back and as we started to run, I felt him get shot in the back and we went to the ground. Melton's wife, Heather Gulish Melton, said she is in complete disbelief. "I want everyone to know what a kindhearted, loving man he was, but at this point, I can barely breathe". 'It was a love that I had never experienced before. (more...)
Anti-dumping duties against Bombardier for CSeries expected today
- October 06, 2017

The report shows the potential impact on the US economy and companies if the Canadian company's new CSeries jetliner is effectively kept out of the USA market by a trade row initiated by Boeing Co earlier this year. "The laws governing global trade are transparent and well known". The report said more than half of the materials Bombardier buys for the new CSeries plane come from USA suppliers, with the most spending in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa and Kansas, the report said. (more...)
'Build the Wall' hat spotted at Hispanic Heritage Month event 'Build the Wall' hat spotted at Hispanic Heritage Month event
- October 06, 2017

And we also love Puerto Rico ". The President of the United States was speaking during Hispanic Heritage Month and listen to this ass saying " Puerto Rico " in a faux Spanish accent because that's what assholes do when they're trying to be amusing, or cute. (more...)
Vegas Mass Shooter Was Verbally Abusive Towards Girlfriend Vegas Mass Shooter Was Verbally Abusive Towards Girlfriend
- October 06, 2017

She said there was one thing in particular she recalled in light of news reports that he was wealthy. Paddock's neighbor's also shared their experience and said they hardly ever saw him. Legislation introduced this week would immediately ban bump stock sales and prohibit possession of them over time. The bill has bipartisan support. (more...)
Vegas Victim Refuses to Sit for President Trump Vegas Victim Refuses to Sit for President Trump
- October 06, 2017

With over 500 people injured in the attack, the Trumps visited one of the hospitals where survivors are recovering. "(Melania Trump) said 'Yes, being a mother is one of the most important jobs in the world, ' " Brummel recounted. He visited Vegas Thursday, thanking the doctors and nurses at University Medical Center, which cared for 100 people who'd been shot. "In the depths of horror we will always find hope in the men and women who risked their lives for ours", Trump said. (more...)
Moscow Regrets Greece to Extradite Russian Citizen to US - Foreign Ministry Moscow Regrets Greece to Extradite Russian Citizen to US - Foreign Ministry
- October 06, 2017

We believe that this verdict is unjust and violates the basic provisions of worldwide law", the Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday. "Moscow perceived with regret the decision by the council of the appeals court of the city of Thessaloniki (Greece) to grant the U.S. (more...)
Civil liberties groups decry Sessions's guidance on religious freedom
- October 06, 2017

In his memo, Sessions reversed that, saying sex only means "biologically male or female", and so "discrimination based on gender identity per se , including transgender status" is not banned. The Wednesday policy reversal of what qualifies as employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act comes down to an idealogical disagreement over whether "sex" is decided by a person's birth certificate, or whether sexual discrimination includes broader gender identity. (more...)
Springfield doctor's crusade against nuclear weapons bolstered by Nobel Peace Prize Springfield doctor's crusade against nuclear weapons bolstered by Nobel Peace Prize
- October 06, 2017

The Nobel committee wanted "to send a signal to North Korea and the US that they need to go into negotiations", said Oeivind Stenersen, a historian of the peace prize. "There is no one who we can trust with the ability to destroy the entire world", she said. While the world's nuclear-armed countries show no sign of giving up their arsenals, Helfand said the disarmament effort took a significant step forward this year. (more...)
Sudan says all conditions met, expects U.S. economic sanctions to be lifted Sudan says all conditions met, expects U.S. economic sanctions to be lifted
- October 06, 2017

The decision by US President Donald Trump's administrations follows a process that was started by his predecessor, Barack Obama , at the end of his tenure. But the official said Khartoum was not believed to have diplomatic relations with Pyongyang and that was not expected to change. Lifting the sanctions, which is opposed by some human rights advocates, will suspend a trade embargo, unfreeze assets and remove financial restrictions that have hobbled the Sudanese economy, the official ... (more...)
Kerala medical students killed in Karnataka road accident Kerala medical students killed in Karnataka road accident
- October 06, 2017

The deceased are identified as Jeena, Divya, Joyid Jacob and Nikhith. The accident happened on Bengaluru-Mysuru National Highway. The auto was going to Bengaluru from Mysuru. According to police, the students were travelling in a Hyundai Verna vehicle (KA 53 MA 1801) and died on the spot. Ramanagara police is yet to determine if the youngsters were under the influence of alcohol. (more...)
Archaeologists Claim They Have Discovered The Original Santa Claus' Tomb Archaeologists Claim They Have Discovered The Original Santa Claus' Tomb
- October 06, 2017

Cemil Karabyram, head of Antalya's Monument Authority told the International Business Times the team believes the "shrine has not been damaged at all" but due to the intricate mosaic pattern on the floor it will be "quite hard to get to it". (more...)
Novia de asesino de Las Vegas llegó a Los Ángeles Novia de asesino de Las Vegas llegó a Los Ángeles
- October 06, 2017

Lo logró gracias a lo que parece ser una planificación meticulosa. En esa misma línea se expresó la portavoz de la Casa Blanca , Sarah Sanders , explicando que no es el momento para entrar en un debate político sino para honrar a los muertos, pese a las presiones de congresistas en Washington que esperan aprovechar lo sucedido para implementar una política más férrea sobre la compra de armas a nivel nacional. (more...)
Playing down Trump's Twitter endorsement, Gillespie says he's 'surprised that it's news' Playing down Trump's Twitter endorsement, Gillespie says he's 'surprised that it's news'
- October 06, 2017

The tweet, however, seemed more a critique of Democrat Ralph Northam than an endorsement of Republican Ed Gillespie. Trump accused the Lt. Governor of fighting to support MS-13, an L.A. Northam responded on Twitter he's been expecting Trump's attack and asked supporters for donations. Trying to win in the only Southern state that Trump lost in the 2016 election, Gillespie has sought to tread carefully when talking about the president in the hopes of winning over Trump's anti-establishment ... (more...)
Davis, Kinzinger Want Review of Fully Automatic Gun Devices Davis, Kinzinger Want Review of Fully Automatic Gun Devices
- 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...)
SC to hear Dinakaran's plea in AIADMK symbol case SC to hear Dinakaran's plea in AIADMK symbol case
- October 06, 2017

The EPS-OPS camp's counsel and former attorney general Mukul Rohatgi told the Commission that Dhinakaran was not even a member of the party the day chief minister J Jayalalithaa passed away on December 5 past year. "But EC is determined to dispose of the case by October 31", the source said. This is the second time in 29 years that rival claims over Two Leaves symbol have reached EC. (more...)
Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama Rule on Birth-Control Coverage Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama Rule on Birth-Control Coverage
- October 06, 2017

The contraceptive coverage mandate allowed more than 55 million women to gain access to birth control without co-pays, the Times said, citing a study by the Obama administration. A number of religious and charitable organizations have sued over the rule , saying it infringes on their religious beliefs. The new exemptions will be available to colleges and universities that provide health insurance to students as well as employees. (more...)
'We don't want armed confrontation': Iraqi PM on Kurds 'We don't want armed confrontation': Iraqi PM on Kurds
- October 06, 2017

The vote on Iraqi Kurdistan independence took place on September 25 and resulted in 92.7 percent of voters casting their ballots for the autonomous region's independence from Baghdad . "France is ready, if Iraqi authorities wish, to actively contribute to the mediation launched by the United Nations". Al-Abadi insisted that Iraq "is for all Iraqis" and said the constitution guarantees the rights of all its citizens. (more...)
How we're helping Puerto Rico relief efforts How we're helping Puerto Rico relief efforts
- October 06, 2017

Just as with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, this Administration will continue to offer support and resources in the wake of this natural disaster. "The message is simple, Puerto Rico needs help, it needs federal help, and it needs it now", Cuomo said at a press conference last week. (more...)
The NRA's strategic ploy on bump stocks The NRA's strategic ploy on bump stocks
- October 06, 2017

When a reporter told him that they are now legal, he responded: "I'd look at (Feinstein's bill), for sure". This week on Flyover , we're having the gun control debate . "I think it's premature to be talking about bans on any component without the knowledge on what the killer used", Wilson said. Curbelo said his office has been "flooded" with calls from fellow lawmakers inquiring about the bill. (more...)
Iggy Azalea Sued By American Express Over Her Fancy Spending! Iggy Azalea Sued By American Express Over Her Fancy Spending!
- October 06, 2017

Unfortunately, this isn't the first time that Azalea's run into some money trouble. In 2016, Azalea was hit with a $400,000 tax lien from the IRS for allegedly failing to pay taxes in 2014, when she released her debut album " The New Classic ". (more...)
Iraq's PM Haider al-Abadi says doesn't want armed clash with Kurds Iraq's PM Haider al-Abadi says doesn't want armed clash with Kurds
- October 06, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said today he did not want an armed conflict with his country's Kurds, days after the autonomous Kurdistan region voted for independence in a referendum. "But the authority of the federal state should impose its will and no one should attack the federal authority". While General Akar noted that Ankara defends the preservation of the integrity of Iraqi territory and trusts Iran; Iraq and Turkey will prevent any separatist plan in the region. (more...)
'Premature' to Talk Gun Control, White House Says 'Premature' to Talk Gun Control, White House Says
- October 06, 2017

Discount Firearms & Ammo is about three miles north of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, where Paddock fired into a crowd at a music festival. "Forget about persuading these legislators (bought by the gun lobby.) They are not confused or under-informed". (more...)
Sebastian Vettel clocks fastest lap in practice for Japanese GP Sebastian Vettel clocks fastest lap in practice for Japanese GP
- October 06, 2017

Originally scheduled to begin at 0500 GMT, the start of the session was delayed by 45 minutes as drains overflowed and rivers of water coursed down inclines at the undulating track. Hamilton stuck to the old-spec W08 and salvaged second place, while teammate Valtteri Bottas finished a distant fifth with the new aero package. The morning session did not pass without incident, however, as Carlos Sainz brought out the red flags after 51 minutes when the Spaniard crashed after losing control ... (more...)
Change the Constitution and Restrict Gun Rights, Says Michael Moore
- October 06, 2017

America would simply be safer if we constructed our gun laws like one of our peer countries in Europe or Asia, in which private gun ownership is relatively rare and strictly regulated. The president of the United States, also known as the Great Divider, has spoken time after time about his obsession with " gun freedom", and Congress is so bought and influenced by pro-gun organizations that they couldn't even pass an assault-weapons ban after 20 children between the ages of 6 and 7 ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to set up $1bn tech fund Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to set up $1bn tech fund
- October 06, 2017

In 2016, HE Novak visited Saudi Aramco when he visited the Kingdom and met with HE Khalid Al-Falih, minister of energy, industry, and mineral resources, Saudi Arabia , and chairman, Saudi Aramco, and discussed topics of mutual interest. Nasser will also meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday as part of an industry delegation to discuss investment in the oil and gas sector, one of the sources said. (more...)
Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Tells Family There's 'Nothing to Worry About' Following Shooting
- October 06, 2017

She said she was initially pleased when Stephen Paddock wired her money in the Philippines to buy a house for her family, but she later feared it was a way to break up with her. That was where she met Paddock, a high-limit player, according to the New York Times. Investigators are also examining a $100,000 wire transfer that Paddock sent to an account in the Philippines that appeared to be intended for Danley, a senior United States homeland security official told Reuters last night. (more...)
Pesticide traces found in 75% of world honey Pesticide traces found in 75% of world honey
- October 06, 2017

Bees help pollinate 90 per cent of the world's major crops, but in recent years have been dying off from "colony collapse disorder", a mysterious scourge blamed on mites, pesticides, virus, fungus, or some combination of these factors. The scientists say that the levels of the widely used pesticide are far below the maximum permitted levels in food for humans. North American samples showed the highest contamination frequency. (more...)

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