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Filibuster Rule Is A 'Death Sentence' For Republicans Filibuster Rule Is A 'Death Sentence' For Republicans
- October 07, 2017

But it's not clear what those will be or why they'll be any more able to overcome opposition. "There are a lot of ways to address this". Trump's tax plan aims to decrease corporate tax down to 20%, and make the United States competitive in the global market again. (more...)
Mistaken for braid chopper, 70-year-old lynched in J&K Mistaken for braid chopper, 70-year-old lynched in J&K
- October 07, 2017

Authorities also temporarily suspended internet services in Kashmir to check rumour-mongering, officials said. Police rescued the youth and said that he was not a braid-chopper but had gone to meet a friend in the village. The cops did not allow people to offer Friday prayers at historic Jamia Masjid. "Keeping in view the possible reluctance of victims to record their statements before SHO we decided that a lady police officer will be available to examine the statements of victims", DIG ... (more...)
White nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at UF White nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at UF
- October 07, 2017

But facing the threat of a federal lawsuit, the university and representatives of Spencer negotiated the October 19 appearance at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The costs includes university and Gainesville police along with highway patrol and other agencies. The National Policy Institute will pay more than $10,000 to rent out the Phillips Center despite not being invited by UF. (more...)
Muzaffarnagar: Woman gangraped at gunpoint in front of husband, probe on Muzaffarnagar: Woman gangraped at gunpoint in front of husband, probe on
- October 07, 2017

The men even threatened to kill the infant if she tried to escape or resist. According to police, the victim and her family were returning Friday morning on a motorcycle from a trip to Basera village, close to Muzaffarnagar, when they were intercepted by the alleged attackers in a vehicle. (more...)
FEMA Pulls Puerto Rico's Electricity And Drinking Water Stats From Website FEMA Pulls Puerto Rico's Electricity And Drinking Water Stats From Website
- October 07, 2017

About half do not have access to fresh drinking water. But while Trump made an attempt to hear the stories of residents still recovering from the catastrophe, he managed to offend many. The Mexican foreign ministry said it would send about 30 tonnes of bottled water, insect repellant and other supplies to help the USA territory, where the monster storm made landfall on September 20, leaving more than 30 people dead and thousands homeless. (more...)
Killer's Intent: Police Claims Las Vegas Shooter Didn't Have a Death Wish Killer's Intent: Police Claims Las Vegas Shooter Didn't Have a Death Wish
- October 07, 2017

He meant to escape after the attack, but he instead turned the gun on himself as authorities closed in on his room on the 32nd-floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The sheriff said "yes". Two cameras installed for surveillance were found in a room service cart outside of the hotel room, an additional camera was found on the hotel room door's peephole, and another camera was discovered in a baby monitor found in the living room of the hotel suite. (more...)
Putin hails Saudi king's visit to Kremlin as 'landmark' event Putin hails Saudi king's visit to Kremlin as 'landmark' event
- October 07, 2017

Hosting the Saudi king in the ornate Kremlin interiors, Putin hailed his visit as a " landmark event " that will give a "strong impulse" to bilateral ties. The two countries also agreed on the production in Saudi Arabia of the Kalashnikov automatic rifle and its ammunition as well as educational and training programmes for Saudi nationals. (more...)
600 ceasefire violations along India-Pak border so far 600 ceasefire violations along India-Pak border so far
- October 07, 2017

Pakistani troops have opened fire on Indian territories more than 600 times till September 30. The principal secretary (home) in the Jammu and Kashmir government, the divisional commissioner of Jammu , and the divisional commissioner of Srinagar are panel members while the joint secretary (home department, J&K) is the member-secretary. (more...)
Kenya urged to embed representatives in electoral commission Kenya urged to embed representatives in electoral commission
- October 07, 2017

Opposition leader Raila Odinga and his supporters have turned their ire on the election board for its role in the cancelled poll. The removal of the French firm, which provided the electronic devices used to transmit the election results, has been one of the key demands by NASA before agreeing to participate in the elections. (more...)
Republican leaders say they're open to considering Republican leaders say they're open to considering "bump stock" ban
- October 07, 2017

They're considering a ban on " bump fire stocks ", attachments that modify guns to fire nearly like fully automatic weapons. "We find that the bump stock is a firearm part and is not regulated as a firearm under Gun Control Act or the National Firearms Act", ATF said in a letter at the time . (more...)
Las Vegas Gunman Had Automatic Weapons, Authorities Say Las Vegas Gunman Had Automatic Weapons, Authorities Say
- October 07, 2017

The national conversation is leading to some debate locally, as those for and against bump stocks sound off. Here's a look at the device. But lawmakers said the bump stock is a loophole because it is an accessory or add-on. Fully automatic weapons have been banned for years. "So no matter who could easily change a weapon bought legally into a weapon that would be totally illegal?" There is a limited amount of the number of style of firearms that can be made into an automatic weapon. (more...)
Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel
- October 07, 2017

She described her sister as "a good person and gentle soul", and said she "seemed madly in love with Steve". Authorities have yet to identify a motive for the shooting but say they believe Paddock acted alone. On Tuesday, officials offered new information on Paddock and how he planned the attack. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said Congress must pass "laws that help prevent guns , especially the most unsafe guns , from falling into the wrong hands". (more...)
Excitement in PM Modi's village over his first visit as PM Excitement in PM Modi's village over his first visit as PM
- October 07, 2017

The prime minister is also expected to visit Vadnagar , his birthplace, in Mehasana on Sunday. Prime Minister Modi will start his visit with a special puja and darshan at Lord Dwarikadheesh Temple. The Prime Minister will then proceed to capital city Gandhinagar where he will dedicate the newly-constructed building of IIT Gandhinagar, and launch the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA). (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting Not Expected To Change Partisan Debate On Gun Control Las Vegas Shooting Not Expected To Change Partisan Debate On Gun Control
- October 07, 2017

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., who chairs the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus. "We need to be very clear-eyed and realistic, but we also need to recognize that we can win this fight", Blumenthal said. RYAN: That bill's not scheduled now. "We're still learning the details of what happened, but this kind of violence, this kind of mass murder - one of the worst we've ever seen in our country - is yet another reminder of Congress's fundamental failure, Congress's refusal to do anything to ... (more...)
A few visitors to Cuba claim symptoms similar to attacks A few visitors to Cuba claim symptoms similar to attacks
- October 07, 2017

A State Department official says in the days following the travel warning, some citizens reported having similar symptoms after traveling to Cuba. But the USA government "cannot verify the claims" or any potential connection to the attacks said the official, who wasn't authorized to comment by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Sessions Issues Sweeping Religious Liberty Guidance to Federal Agencies
- October 07, 2017

In the principles memo , the Trump administration outlines the principles that were the basis for the Supreme Court's 2014 decision in the Hobby Lobby case that found that private employers with honest religious beliefs opposing contraception could exempt themselves from the Affordable Care Act's requirements of having to provide coverage for birth control, with no out-of-pocket costs. (more...)
NY Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting NY Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

Lewis, the civil rights icon who led the gun control sit-in on the House floor past year after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, approached House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on the House floor last night, seeking his cooperation for the Wednesday demonstration. (more...)
Marilou Danley has returned to US - BI Marilou Danley has returned to US - BI
- October 07, 2017

The 62-year-old was a live-in girlfriend of Paddock . The Bureau of Immigration (BI) would neither confirm nor deny if Danley is in the country. At the time of the Las Vegas mass shooting , Danley was in the Philippines. After the mass shooting incident, Paddock turned the gun on himself. Federal investigators are expected to question Danley when she returns to the USA on Wednesday. (more...)
Despite Being Shot In Leg, I'm Standing For The President — Vegas Survivor Despite Being Shot In Leg, I'm Standing For The President — Vegas Survivor
- October 07, 2017

The man said in the Facebook post "I will stand to show my president the respect he deserves!" It was viewed more than 13 million times and shared more than 330,000 times in less than 24 hours. The incredible moment a patriotic Gunderson struggled to his feet was captured on video, first when Mrs. Trump entered his room and again when the president came in. (more...)
Gambling regulators eye records of Las Vegas killer Gambling regulators eye records of Las Vegas killer
- October 07, 2017

The investigators are also searching for the motive through Stephen Paddock's girlfriend, who already denied the knowledge about the attack, but is now cooperating with the investigation. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said Wednesday that investigators still hadn't determined a clear motive for the attack, which killed 58 people and injured hundreds. (more...)
Trump no reconocería acuerdo con Irán — Funcionarios del gobierno Trump no reconocería acuerdo con Irán — Funcionarios del gobierno
- October 07, 2017

Eso daría lugar a un período de 60 días en el que sería un Congreso delicadamente equilibrado si reimponer sanciones. Durante su comparecencia, Mattis consideró que Irán continúa "proyectando una influencia maligna" en Oriente Medio, donde también Afganistán , según dijo, supone una dificultad desde hace 16 años, pese a los avances en la lucha contra el terrorismo en países como Siria e Irak. (more...)
Federal insurance program delay could impact Kansas children Federal insurance program delay could impact Kansas children
- October 07, 2017

CHIP covers 8.9 million children with family incomes above Medicaid eligibility limits who lack access to affordable private coverage. "I'm so disappointed that other things took priority, and I don't think they should over kids", said Topeka pediatrician Dennis Cooley. (more...)
New Zealand 'kingmaker' starts coalition talks with National, Labour New Zealand 'kingmaker' starts coalition talks with National, Labour
- October 07, 2017

National got 44.4 percent of the vote to Labour's 36.9 percent. Peters has in past elections formed coalition governments with both the National Party and Labour, and some analysts believe if Labour and the Greens gain more seats in the final tally it could make Peters more comfortable to again join them. (more...)
Sonny Melton's father reacts to son being a victim in Vegas massacre Sonny Melton's father reacts to son being a victim in Vegas massacre
- October 07, 2017

She said the two of them loved working together and going to concerts together. Sonny, 29, wrapped his arm around his wife's back as they took off running. Help eventually came as Sonny was carried on the shoulder of a stranger to a pickup truck where he was rushed to the hospital alongside other victims. (more...)
Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria as violence intensifies Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria as violence intensifies
- October 07, 2017

He said the area is now controlled by the Syrian army, include a street market and an ancient citadel. Taking Mayadeen would mark another blow to the extremist group, which has lost wide areas of Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate over the past year. (more...)
Política - Defesa de Battisti pede ao STF que impeça extradição para Itália Política - Defesa de Battisti pede ao STF que impeça extradição para Itália
- October 07, 2017

Battisti foi retido num táxi boliviano no momento em que tentava sair do país, de acordo com nota da PF. Relatos obtidos pela reportagem dizem que Battisti, ao tentar cruzar a fronteira com a Bolívia, também não declarou o dinheiro. "Desde 2016, com as mudanças ocorridas no Poder Executivo, os advogados afirmam que há notícias de que o governo italiano pretende intensificar as pressões sobre o governo brasileiro para obter a extradição", informa o STF. (more...)
Mumbaiites feel the heat, face 4 hour-long power cut Mumbaiites feel the heat, face 4 hour-long power cut
- October 07, 2017

Officials have attributed the decision to not enforce load-shedding to a reduced demand for power, rise in power generation and purchase of 700 MW power from the open market. Maharashtra's electricity demand is 17,900MW, but only 15,700MW was produced. The state has been buying 1,200 MW power from the central grid to recover the shortfall. (more...)
Cause of Death For Chicago Teen Found in Hotel Freezer Released Cause of Death For Chicago Teen Found in Hotel Freezer Released
- October 07, 2017

The medical examiner said intoxication caused by alcohol and topiramate, a medication used for epilepsy and migraines, were "significant contributing factors" in her death. "The doors of the cooler and freezer were open for approximately two hours when this temperature was recorded". Citing the police investigation, the medical examiner said there's no evidence Jenkins was forced to consume the alcohol or the drug. (more...)
BHU: Student claims college mate slapped, dragged her by hair BHU: Student claims college mate slapped, dragged her by hair
- October 07, 2017

Holding GC Tripathi, the vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), exclusively responsible for the violence that led to baton charge on girl students on September 23, the chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Rekha Sharma said on Friday that the commission will submit its report to the government in a week. (more...)
Barcelona gives lifetime contract to Andres Iniesta Barcelona gives lifetime contract to Andres Iniesta
- October 07, 2017

Double defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa was another ominous sign, while Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu was hit with the possibility of a censure motion led by former election hopeful Agusti Benedito. "There is no place better than Barcelona ", Iniesta said during a press conference which has been held by the La Liga giants to explain the Spaniard's contract extension. (more...)

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