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Nolan calls for gun violence debate in Congress
- October 07, 2017

While House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP leaders have asked Americans to donate blood in the wake of the shooting, Pelosi said Republicans "have to give some political blood". Even for Republicans - who spoke eloquently Tuesday about how they experienced the heartache of gun violence firsthand with Scalise - the politics of guns on Capitol Hill have not changed. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter modified rifles to shoot like automatic weapon Las Vegas shooter modified rifles to shoot like automatic weapon
- October 07, 2017

He delivered 17 speeches following mass shootings during his eight years in office, which saw 37 mass shootings on American soil. Senior congressional Republicans say they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons. (more...)
Turkey prepared to retake Syria's northern strategic city: spokesman Turkey prepared to retake Syria's northern strategic city: spokesman
- October 07, 2017

Iraqi forces captured the Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq on Thursday, leaving the self-proclaimed caliphate with just one more base of operations. Turkey and Iran have also launched joint military exercises with Iraqi troops on their borders with Iraqi Kurdistan. The recapturing of Hawija assumes particular importance for Iraq in the context of the recent Kurdish referendum , as pointed out by a Reuters report . (more...)
Congress, White House, NRA open to regulation of bump stocks Congress, White House, NRA open to regulation of bump stocks
- October 07, 2017

The shooter killed 58 people and wounded more than 500. The Las Vegas gunman had 12 rifles modified with the bump stock attachments, allowing his rifles to act nearly like a machine gun , firing hundreds of rounds per minute. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida) said Thursday he plans to introduce a piece of bipartisan legislation to ban the bump stocks. "Bump stocks" can be used to effectively convert semi-automatic rifles to fire so rapidly as to simulate an automatic ... (more...)
Puerto Rico death toll doubles to 34 Puerto Rico death toll doubles to 34
- October 07, 2017

At one brief stop at a church, Trump told the gathering that they no longer needed flashlights , and he tossed rolls of paper towels into the crowd as if they were basketballs. "He really has a communication issue". Media personality Areva Martin said that what Trump did to victims of the natural disaster made her "nauseous". (more...)
Las Vegas Massacre: First look inside shooter's nest of terror Las Vegas Massacre: First look inside shooter's nest of terror
- October 07, 2017

Paddock had no known criminal history. The portrait emerging of her stands in stark contrast to that of Paddock. Occasionally, Paddock shared news of his gambling winnings, his brother said, recalling a photo text message he received showing a $40,000 payout. (more...)
Support growing for 'bump stock' ban Support growing for 'bump stock' ban
- October 07, 2017

Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, who said he read the memo, said bump stocks "are going to be part of the discussion". John Cornyn told reporters he wanted to see a hearing when the Las Vegas shooting investigation concluded. Mr. Trump got aboard the move toward a ban, which already had garnered support from some Republican lawmakers. But BigArmory.com stood by the business's practices and said that no changes to the law would stop "crazy, disturbed" people from carrying out ... (more...)
White House rules out forgiving Puerto Rican debt White House rules out forgiving Puerto Rican debt
- October 07, 2017

Winds were at 155 miles per hour (249 kph), not 157 (253), the minimum for Category 5 . It's a distinction no doubt lost on Puerto Ricans - the storm was even stronger than Harvey and Irma upon landfall, said National Hurricane Center spokesman Dennis Feltgen. (more...)
Is there Intrinsic Value in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NasdaqGS:CRZO)?
- October 07, 2017

While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 20%. Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the company tends to be. The value of the investment in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. The Price to Cash Flow for Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. Many investors consider these recommendations very seriously, and often times whenever an analyst changes their outlook on a stock, the price change nearly immediately. (more...)
Police say Federal Bureau of Investigation found vehicle in Reno search Police say Federal Bureau of Investigation found vehicle in Reno search
- October 07, 2017

The attack on Sunday killed 58 people injured almost 500 at a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip before Paddock killed himself. In addition to the 58 people killed , almost 500 were injured, some by gunfire, some trampled or otherwise hurt while running for cover. (more...)
Mexico to send aid to Puerto Rico after hurricane Mexico to send aid to Puerto Rico after hurricane
- October 07, 2017

Sixteen people certified. Sixteen people versus in the thousands. During his visit to survey the damage brought on by Hurricane Maria, Donald held an official press conference where he tells the crowd that Puerto Rico "has thrown our budget a little out of whack ". (more...)
Another Officer Killed a Black Man And Is Walking Away Scot Another Officer Killed a Black Man And Is Walking Away Scot
- October 07, 2017

Harmon seemed "passionate and upset" and advised officers he had been attempting to deal with it, Fox affirmed. The Salt Lake City District Attorney's office released the bodycam footage in a fatal police-involved shooting it has since said was justified. (more...)
White House: We're 'Certainly Open' to Conversation on Bump Stocks Regulation White House: We're 'Certainly Open' to Conversation on Bump Stocks Regulation
- October 07, 2017

The criticism from Corker, who just announced he will not run again in 2018, dovetails with an unusual news conference held earlier this week by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the wake of reports that he'd referred to Trump as "a moron" over the summer. (more...)
Spain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spot Spain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spot
- October 07, 2017

An early goal from Valencia frontman Rodrigo set 2010 World Cup winners Spain on their way, before Isco and Thiago made it comfortable before the break. "We are disappointed not to be able to talk and focus on the upcoming games against Albania and Israel - we must focus on discussing the game and nothing else". (more...)
TRS affiliate wins Singareni Colliery union elections TRS affiliate wins Singareni Colliery union elections
- October 07, 2017

The TRS-affiliated union won the elections hands down. Though he had instigated the other TRS leaders to run down Kodandaram, KCR did not personally made any comment against him. The TRS president said despite defeat in every election, the opposition parties were not learning their lesson. Who is he to give a call to the workers not to vote for the TRS? He said BJP leaders during the campaign claimed that their party is the alternative to TRS but the union affiliated to BJP got only 246 ... (more...)
White House says 'premature' to talk gun control after Las Vegas shooting White House says 'premature' to talk gun control after Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

Earlier, President Donald Trump used a solemn address from the White House to call for unity in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. The death toll made the mass shooting outside of the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip the deadliest in modern USA history. "In the days ahead, we will grieve as a nation". (more...)
Las Vegas shooter reportedly researched Boston concerts Las Vegas shooter reportedly researched Boston concerts
- October 07, 2017

The ballpark is expect to host thousands of fans this weekend when the Red Sox return from Houston, and fans can expect to see plenty of increased security. "That's something that obviously concerns us but right now there's no credible threat that anyone is still out there looking to do anything like that", Evans told reporters on Thursday night. (more...)
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...)

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