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Man plotted ISIS-inspired attack on NY concerts, officials say Man plotted ISIS-inspired attack on NY concerts, officials say
- October 07, 2017

One of the men, 19-year-old Canadian citizen Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy, has been in U.S. custody since May 2016, when he was arrested in New Jersey . Nineteen-year-old US citizen Talha Haroon was arrested in Pakistan in 2016. Salic allegedly wired money to the U.S.to fund the operation. El Bahnasawy was arrested in Cranford, N.J., on May 21, 2016. Thirty-seven-year-old Russell Salic was arrested in the Philippines in April. (more...)
Canada Adds 10000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 6.2%
- October 07, 2017

The rise in full-time work more than offset a drop of 102,000 part-time jobs, however, last month's job gains were entirely driven by growth in public-sector employment. In a note to clients, Shenfeld suggested that weighs against the probability of a third interest rate hike this year from the Bank of Canada. Employment increased for people aged 55 and older during the month of September, while it fell among men aged 25 to 54. (more...)
Storm Nate kills 22 in Central America Storm Nate kills 22 in Central America
- October 07, 2017

It is now 96 miles east-southeast of Isla Guanaja, Honduras and 355 miles south-southeast of Cozumel, Mexico. Hurricane and storm surge watches have been issued for a portion of the Gulf Coast . today the damage caused by Tropical Storm Nate has prompted Costa Rican officials to postpone a World Cup qualifying soccer match between that country and Honduras, which had been scheduled for Friday night. (more...)
Bill to ease restrictions on gun silencers shelved after Vegas slaughter Bill to ease restrictions on gun silencers shelved after Vegas slaughter
- October 07, 2017

It was passed by the House Natural Resources Committee last month. "That bill is not scheduled now", the Wisconsin Republican said . Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the No. In an outdoor news conference Monday, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , grievously wounded in a 2011 attack, turned to the Capitol, raised her fist and said, "The nation is counting on you". (more...)
Congress needs to examine gun 'bump stock' devices: House speaker Congress needs to examine gun 'bump stock' devices: House speaker
- October 07, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday, opening the door to possible debate on gun control by the Republican-controlled Congress. He joins a growing chorus of Republican lawmakers who want to at least critically examine - or outright ban - the so-called bump stock tool used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. (more...)
Warriors submit bid for NBA All-Star Game at Chase Center Warriors submit bid for NBA All-Star Game at Chase Center
- October 07, 2017

With Chase Center scheduled to be the new home of the Golden State Warriors in time for the 2019-20 season , the team has submitted a bid to host the NBA All-Star Game , league sources tell ESPN. This would be different than the latter, of course, since that was at the Cow Palace and any potential future All-Star Game in The City would be at Golden State's upcoming 18,000-seat venue in Mission Bay. (more...)
No. 21 Notre Dame looks to keep running at North Carolina No. 21 Notre Dame looks to keep running at North Carolina
- October 07, 2017

After averaging a 72.2 completion percentage through first three games, his last two games have been well below that average at 56.6 percent, including him throwing his first two interceptions of the season. The Tar Heels enter this matchup with a 1-4 record and really have no real direction for this season. Wimbush has been limited in practice while sharing reps with Ian Book . (more...)
'Riverdale' Casts Betty's Mysterious Brother Ahead of Season 2 'Riverdale' Casts Betty's Mysterious Brother Ahead of Season 2
- October 07, 2017

Vanessa Morgan, Drew Ray Tanner and Jordan Connor will be joining the hit CW drama as new Southsiders who Jughead befriends when he transfers to Southside High School. Apparently, this will have interesting effects on Archie and his love-interest Veronica . And we're excited to see the new mystery unravel in Season 2. (more...)
Canada settles with indigenous 'Sixties Scoop' victims Canada settles with indigenous 'Sixties Scoop' victims
- October 07, 2017

Marilyn LeFrank, the head of child and family services for the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I., said while the $750 million fund announced Thursday will provide something to survivors, it will be hard to determine how much is truly owed. One of the class action suits was led by Beaverhouse First Nation Chief Marcia Brown Martel. Brown Martel, a member of the Temagami First Nation near Kirkland Lake, Ont., was taken by child welfare officials and adopted by a non-native family. (more...)
Indian Air Force Can 'Locate, Fix And Strike' Targets Across The Border Indian Air Force Can 'Locate, Fix And Strike' Targets Across The Border
- October 07, 2017

An Indian air force Mi-17 helicopter crashed Friday in the country's remote northeast bordering China, killing all seven crew members and passengers, an official said. Earlier last month, after the end of Doklam standoff with China, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had said the nation must be must be prepared for two-front war with China and Pakistan. (more...)
INS Trishul thwarts piracy attempt on Indian ship in Gulf of Aden INS Trishul thwarts piracy attempt on Indian ship in Gulf of Aden
- October 07, 2017

The Indian Navy personnel recovered an AK-47 rifle with 27 bullets, grapnels, ropes, fuel drums and ladders from the boat of the pirates, said Captain Sharma. In April, the navies of India and China had collaborated to rescue a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden after it was hijacked by Somali pirates. Piracy continues to be rampant off Africa's east coast, with pirates venturing deep into the Arabian Sea to hunt for merchant vessels and oil tankers, despite worldwide efforts to curb the ... (more...)
Guilty plea expected in Bergdahl trial Guilty plea expected in Bergdahl trial
- October 07, 2017

Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed ", Trump said . Bergdahl was a 23-year-old private top of the line in June 2009 when, following five months in Afghanistan, he vanished from his remote infantry post close to the Pakistan fringe, setting off a very big hunt operation. (more...)
New TSA Checkpoint Procedures For Upstate NY Airports New TSA Checkpoint Procedures For Upstate NY Airports
- October 07, 2017

If you have any electronic devices larger than a cell phone, you must remove them from your carry-on bag and put them in a separate bin, much like passengers have had to do with laptops the last several years. The new security measures do not apply to passengers enrolled in the TSA's Pre-Check program who are using Pre-Check lanes. "Today, wait times at Chicago's airports are among the best in the nation because we have taken steps to improve efficiency, while ensuring more than 100 million ... (more...)
Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
- October 07, 2017

A number of research firms recently weighed in on O. Canaccord Genuity began coverage on shares of Realty Income Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. About 3.21M shares traded. Shaker Investments Llc Oh holds 18.88% of its portfolio in BofI Holding, Inc. for 1.06 million shares. Sageworth Tru invested 0.01% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (more...)
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 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...)