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Congress votes for Rahul Gandhi as next party president Congress votes for Rahul Gandhi as next party president
- October 09, 2017

According to the Newspaper,"We, the newly-elected delegates to the DPCC, unanimously pass the resolution that Rahul Gandhi, vice-president, All India Congress Committee, should take over as the president of the AICC", Singh read the resolution. (more...)
Note in Las Vegas shooter's room contained distance calculations to festival crowd Note in Las Vegas shooter's room contained distance calculations to festival crowd
- October 09, 2017

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal , Lombardo said Paddock used Airbnb to rent a room. "Was he doing pre-surveillance?" "Cause he knew we'd be coming out that door to gain entry into his door". It appears Paddock didn't know he got what he was after - a guaranteed view room - because the notes in the computer say if he couldn't get a room with a view he wanted a heads up before arriving. (more...)
"We want to remain in Spain" say unity protesters
- October 09, 2017

If Mr Puigdemont did try to declare independence, he warned, Spain will intercede. There is widespread opposition to a Catalan breakaway among people in the rest of the country and also among a large section of the Catalan population. But the organizers of the rally, the group Societat Civil Catalana, said that on the streets about 1 million of the Catalans. "We are facing a tremendous unknown". (more...)
California desafía a Trump al convertirse en primer estado santuario California desafía a Trump al convertirse en primer estado santuario
- October 09, 2017

La medida AB 291, presentada por su el asambleísta David Chiu y firmada por el gobernador Jerry Brown , protegerá a los inquilinos indocumentados que sufran este tipo de amenazas por parte de los dueños de las propiedades. Como Estado Santuario se ha declarado California para proteger a los inmigrantes indocumentados en el estado . "Además, el proyecto de ley no prohíbe a los sheriffs otorgar a las autoridades de inmigración el acceso a las cárceles de California para llevar a cabo ... (more...)
11 activists charged in Turkey over terror links 11 activists charged in Turkey over terror links
- October 09, 2017

The workshop aimed to offer routine digital security advice as well as function as a retreat for staff and activists, Amnesty told Sky News. The 17-page indictment also said that one of the suspects - Taner Kilic, chairman of Amnesty International Turkey - had allegedly communicated with senior Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) figures overseas through the ByLock smartphone messaging app. (more...)
The ball's in your court, May tells European Union leaders The ball's in your court, May tells European Union leaders
- October 09, 2017

A prankster managed to hand her an unemployment notice, a persistent cough left her nearly unable to deliver her speech, while the set behind her started falling down. The representatives of the council include the big business chiefs like HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Aston Martin and Vodafone. Balfour Beatty, WPP, GSK, Bridgewater, JCB, EY, Whitbread, Nestle and ABF are also due to take part. (more...)
President Trump says 'only one thing will work' President Trump says 'only one thing will work'
- October 09, 2017

Kim repeated Pyongyang's defiance of the USA and its determination to push forward its nuclear program, while bringing a "fresh upswing" in the country's economy to show its strength despite the global trade sanctions and isolation the nuclear program has generated. (more...)
Aide: Trump still sees 'military options' with North Korea Aide: Trump still sees 'military options' with North Korea
- October 09, 2017

In a speech to a meeting of the powerful Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party on Saturday, a day before Trump's most recent comments, state media said Kim had addressed the "complicated global situation". Some security officials and analysts noted that North Korea would likely wait for the "perfect timing" to maximise the impact of its provocations and demonstrate defiance against mounting economic sanctions and worldwide condemnation. (more...)
Pakistan rejects USA concerns on CPEC Pakistan rejects USA concerns on CPEC
- October 09, 2017

Briefing the US lawmakers on the current situation in the Pak-Afghan region earlier this week, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said: "The One Belt, One Road also goes through disputed territory, and I think that in itself shows the vulnerability of trying to establish that sort of a dictate". (more...)
Miami Dolphins Investigating Incriminating Video of Coach Using Drugs Miami Dolphins Investigating Incriminating Video of Coach Using Drugs
- October 09, 2017

Salguero noted the video has no timestamp, so it's unclear whether it would have been captured while Foerster was employed with Miami. Foerster would not comment when ESPN reached out Sunday night. But I think about you when I do it. "But I think about you when I do it", he continued. "What do you think, I'm insane?" Because I know you have to keep that baby. (more...)
Intensified Mission Indradhanush campaign launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush campaign launched
- October 09, 2017

Timely and proper immunization of children and mother is necessary. DH&FW has informed that 11 districts would be conducting the IMI campaign in areas which have been selected on the basis of poor routine immunization coverage with special focus on urban areas, hard to reach areas and areas with migratory population. (more...)
Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO) Sees Price Swing - Up $1.15 Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO) Sees Price Swing - Up $1.15
- October 09, 2017

A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the company. They set an "outperform" rating and a $23.00 price objective for the company. In addition to Zacks Investment Research reporting its target price, a total of 4 firms have reported on the stock. (more...)
Iran reportedly open to talking about ballistic missile arsenal Iran reportedly open to talking about ballistic missile arsenal
- October 09, 2017

USA and Western officials did not confirm the matter was discussed at the Zarif-Tillerson meeting. A senior U.S. administration official, cited by the Financial Times , said on Friday that Trump would not seek the reimposition of broad sanctions that would risk collapsing the accord but is expected to announce new measures. (more...)
Truckers' strike from Monday Truckers' strike from Monday
- October 09, 2017

However, oil tankers in the State are not participating in the strike and in all probability local transporters may respond in a lukewarm fashion, but inter-state cargo transport will be hit. The sale of used business attracts GST, which leads to double taxation by the government. The strike which started on Monday at 8 am is slated to continue for 36 hours, giving rise to concerns of supply disruption and price rise. (more...)
France hammer debutants New Caledonia 7-1 France hammer debutants New Caledonia 7-1
- October 09, 2017

France pumped in as many as six goals in the first half. Claudio Gomes scored the third before Amine Gouiri scored another to put France on top. Having received a pass from Gouiri and only the goalkeeper to beat, Gomes made no mistake in finding the target. (more...)
'Russian media in USA feels pressure' 'Russian media in USA feels pressure'
- October 09, 2017

A 1991 Russian law does permit "proportionate restrictions" on media outlets from a country if Russia media is restricted in that country, however, and this may be a first application of that law. The U.S. Department of Justice has ordered the state-funded RT media group, a television channel which broadcasts in English and other languages, to register as a "foreign agent" under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). (more...)
NRA in U-turn on support for deadly gun control NRA in U-turn on support for deadly gun control
- October 09, 2017

The Representative's injuries required multiple surgeries and kept him off the House floor for three months. Following Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas gun shows have drawn protesters, including on in Reno, Nevada . Earlier this week, it seemed like there was one thing Democrats, Republicans, and the NRA could all agree upon: legally banning bump stocks. "There are monsters like this monster out there every day", the CEO of the NRA, Wayne LaPierre told CBS's "Face the Nation". (more...)
Iraqi Forces Announce Recapture of Hawija From Islamic State Iraqi Forces Announce Recapture of Hawija From Islamic State
- October 09, 2017

He added that several ISIL terrorists surrendered to Peshmerga forces on Kirkuk border. On Thursday, Iraqi forces announced the recapture of Hawija from ISIL, one of the group's last enclaves in the country. The mass retreat of the Islamic State group from its territories in Syria and Iraq has left Europe grappling with the risk of foreign fighters returning home. (more...)
U.S. approves $15 billion sale of THAAD missile system to Saudi Arabia U.S. approves $15 billion sale of THAAD missile system to Saudi Arabia
- October 09, 2017

This was stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Jubeir at a meeting with representatives of Russian media. "Our approach to this problem has been very strict: we have dismissed several thousand of imams from mosques for extremism, we modernize our educational system in order to rule out the possibility of misinterpretation of texts", he added. (more...)
Trump says Puerto Rico's debt needs to be wiped out Trump says Puerto Rico's debt needs to be wiped out
- October 09, 2017

President!' And so I'm doing [he imitates shooting a basketball] - so the next day they said 'Oh it was so disrespectful to the people.' It was just a made-up thing". Prior to this, the president renewed his attacks on San Juan's mayor , a vocal critic of the federal government's response to the disaster in Puerto Rico and Donald Trump's willingness to attack the American citizens there dealing with the hurricane's fallout. (more...)
Optimistic Theresa May to call for flexibility from European Union in Brexit talks Optimistic Theresa May to call for flexibility from European Union in Brexit talks
- October 09, 2017

The Prime Minister's words reflect a continuation of the conciliatory approach set out in her Florence speech, itself a significant reversal from the more aggressive stance taken both by her and the UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis, before the Conservatives lost their majority in the June election. (more...)
Warm and a less windy Sunday Warm and a less windy Sunday
- October 09, 2017

Mostly sunny - high near 85. Light northeast wind. Chance of rain 20 percent. Mostly cloudy - low around 64. East wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. The showers and thunderstorms will stick around through Monday morning. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. (more...)
QPR's Wszolek off to World Cup Finals QPR's Wszolek off to World Cup Finals
- October 09, 2017

An own goal from Montenegro defender Filip Stojkovic in the 87th minute sealed Poland's World Cup qualification in Sunday's rollercoaster in Warsaw . Bostjan Cesar's red card in injury time left Slovenia a man down for the final three minutes, but Scotland couldn't find a victor. Leon Goretzka 's opening goal was negated by Ramil Sheydaev on 34 minutes, but Sandro Wagner and Antonio Ruediger scored after half-time before Goretzka notched his second and Emre Can completed the victory. (more...)
Dem senator: Heed Corker's 'WWIII' comment amid rising tensions with North Korea Dem senator: Heed Corker's 'WWIII' comment amid rising tensions with North Korea
- October 09, 2017

It "hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of United States negotiators". - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 7, 2017 ...hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of US negotiators. (more...)
Hurricane Nate Update Saturday Evening
- October 09, 2017

With the gusty winds comes the threat of power outages across the area. The storm killed 28 people in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras. On its current track, Nate will most likely make landfall somewhere between New Orleans , LA and Biloxi, MS sometime between 10:00 and midnight tonight as a strong category 1 or category 2 storm. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation begins removing belongings left after Las Vegas shooting Federal Bureau of Investigation begins removing belongings left after Las Vegas shooting
- October 09, 2017

They said a piece of paper found in the shooter's hotel room had calculations scrawled across it determining ballistic trajectories that would help the gunman maximise his death toll. The FBI's Aaron Rouse says billboards will ask people with credible information to call the agency. "So he had had that written down and figured out so he would know where to shoot to hit his targets from there", he said. (more...)
Las Vegas and guns Las Vegas and guns
- October 09, 2017

The symbiotic - and destructive - relationship between the National Rifle Association and congressional Republicans means the short-term legislative prognosis for any form of gun regulation is on the pessimistic side of nil. Wilson pointed to polls showing the NRA is favored more than President Donald Trump , the Republican Party and the Democratic Party. Similarly, 46 percent of those in rural America but only 19 percent in urban areas had guns in their homes. (more...)
White House Lays Out Immigration Demands, Including Wall Funding White House Lays Out Immigration Demands, Including Wall Funding
- October 09, 2017

Democrats quickly denounced the proposals, saying they did not come close to what President Trump and congressional Democratic leaders had discussed last month when they struck a tentative deal for legislation to protect the Dreamers, young people who arrived in the USA illegally when they were children. (more...)
Woman Found Dead In Chatswood Alley, Man Hiding On Rooftop Woman Found Dead In Chatswood Alley, Man Hiding On Rooftop
- October 09, 2017

Shortly after her body was found the man appeared on the balcony roof at the residential building. Police are also negotiating with a man who is on the roof on an apartment block at Brown St, according to News Corp . The passerby contacted emergency services, who arrived at the scene to find the deceased woman. Police are on site investigating but there are no more details at this stage, a NSW police spokesman said. (more...)
Scotland to pay post-Brexit fee for some European Union citizens Scotland to pay post-Brexit fee for some European Union citizens
- October 09, 2017

Labour polled 25 per cent in constituencies and 24 per cent for regions, while the Tories were backed by 25 per cent and 23 per cent in the respective sections of the vote - returning them to third place. A majority of Scottish lawmakers now favour leaving the United Kingdom, but that proportion could change at the next Scottish parliament election in May 2021 so the clock is ticking for the SNP. (more...)