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Feinstein: Congress, not exec branch, must ban 'bump stocks' Feinstein: Congress, not exec branch, must ban 'bump stocks'
- October 10, 2017

The added lethality of a bump stock is grotesque: The Las Vegas shooter appeared to fire as many as 90 bullets in 10 seconds. "They're dismissed as silly gadgets that really inhibit the accuracy of a firearm". "Fully automatics are regulated differently in this country". It was not immediately clear whether President Donald Trump or Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who oversees the ATF, could order it to re-evaluate its judgment about devices. (more...)
Tiny Iceland qualify for World Cup finals Tiny Iceland qualify for World Cup finals
- October 10, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago are the previous holders of the record as the nation of 1.365 million people qualified for the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Iceland qualified for the World Cup for the first time after beating Kosovo 2-0 at home on Monday. (more...)
Dealer gives truck to veteran who commandeered pickup to save shooting victims Dealer gives truck to veteran who commandeered pickup to save shooting victims
- October 10, 2017

The dealership got in contact with Winston and according to a report from AZ Central , Winston will pick up a silver Ford F-150 on Monday. "Most of us would have ran and never came back", said Shane Beus, owner of B5 Motors in Gilbert, Arizona . (more...)
Nate moves closer to Mississippi coast Nate moves closer to Mississippi coast
- October 10, 2017

The weather service predicts southwest winds of up to 6 miles per hour on Monday, but that could change depending on the path Hurricane Nate takes as it diffuses over the Midwest toward the Northeast. Some beachfront hotels and casinos were evacuated. "There is going to be flooding and wind damage in New Orleans ", said Bob Smerbeck, a meteorologist with AccuWeather Inc.in State College, Pa. (more...)
Alphabet's Internet balloons will try to restore cell service in Puerto Rico Alphabet's Internet balloons will try to restore cell service in Puerto Rico
- October 10, 2017

The balloons will also do the same for the similarly tragedy-stricken US Virgin Islands. One of the problems that appears, as it has been established, is that the company has never proven in Puerto Rico if this technology manages to have connectivity with the telecommunications companies in the island. (more...)
Weinstein Company Fires Co-Founder Harvey Weinstein Weinstein Company Fires Co-Founder Harvey Weinstein
- October 10, 2017

I was told at the time that Weinstein had visited the newsroom in person to make his displeasure known. There's good evidence supporting her claim: Although a 2015 Cosmopolitan survey found that one in three women between the ages of 18 and 34 have been subject to sexual harassment at work, a full 71% of respondents chose not to report the incident. (more...)
Duterte's ratings dip after anti-drug campaign scandals Duterte's ratings dip after anti-drug campaign scandals
- October 10, 2017

Swedish parliamentarian Emilia Toyra said the gross human rights violations appear to be encouraged by Duterte himself. Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon said Duterte's ratings nosedive is "self-inflicted" because "because if there would be no changes, it will continue". (more...)
Donald Trump lends more money to loss making Scottish golf resorts Donald Trump lends more money to loss making Scottish golf resorts
- October 10, 2017

The president has lost millions of dollars for three years running at two properties in the U.K.'s northernmost territory. He increased his loan to Turnberry in 2016 from $82 million to $ 146 million from a year ago for renovations, and loaned an additional $1.6 million to Trump International Golf Links because of declining revenue. (more...)
Renaissance Technologies LLC Has $30.54 Million Holdings in Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)
- October 10, 2017

The latest exchange of 1.93 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.79 Million shares. PointState Capital LP cut its stake in shares of Clovis Oncology, Inc . Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ: CLVS ) has risen 282.71% since October 7, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Friday, September 23. (more...)
PepsiCo India's Shivakumar quits, to join Aditya Birla Group PepsiCo India's Shivakumar quits, to join Aditya Birla Group
- October 09, 2017

Mr. Shivakumar would be reporting to Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla , chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. Shivakumar had left Nokia to join PepsiCo and before that he was with Hindustan Unilever BSE and Philips Consumer Electronics . At PepsiCo, Mr. Shivakumar played a key role in portfolio transformation and helped the company develop nutrition business. New CEO at the helm, Ahmed, comes with an impressive depth and breadth of experience in high-profile PepsiCo markets, and has held ... (more...)
EPS for Ashford Inc (AINC) Expected At $1.32
- October 09, 2017

Trading was light with 4,284 shares changing hands on Tuesday. Additionally, here are a few investment firms who have increased or decreased their stake in ( AHT ). 106,718 are owned by Ascend Capital Llc. Strs Ohio holds 0% of its portfolio in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. According to Zacks, "Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc is a self advised Maryland corporation and real estate investment trust organized to pursue opportunities in the lodging industry". (more...)
Prince Harry: mental health should be at heart of armed forces training
- October 09, 2017

If the most recent news is anything to go by, we have no doubt the Royals' digital initiative will be hugely beneficial to those experiencing mental health troubles. Kensington Palace's official Twitter account echoed Harry's sentiment, stating that his training hopes to "emphasize the idea that mental fitness is as important as physical fitness when working as part of the Defense community". (more...)
Manslaughter charge filed in Flint water case Manslaughter charge filed in Flint water case
- October 09, 2017

Involuntary manslaughter is a felony that carries a sentence of up to 15 years in prison. Wells was due in court on October 9, but a hearing on evidence was pushed back while prosecutors prepare to file new charges. "We'd be derelict if we did not amend", he said of the case against Wells. The Legionnaires' investigation is part of a larger probe into how Flint's water system became poisoned when the city used Flint River water for 18 months. (more...)
Pakistan no more dependent on USA for military requirement: PM Abbasi Pakistan no more dependent on USA for military requirement: PM Abbasi
- October 09, 2017

The PM further said that the Kashmir issue should be resolved in accordance with the aspirations of people of Kashmir in line with UN Security Council resolutions. "We have purchased helicopters for the very first time from Russian Federation". Stressing a need to resolve the Afghan issue through Afghan owned and led process, he said that nobody wanted peace in Afghanistan more than Pakistan. (more...)
Expect continued rain and humidity for Monday in Boston Expect continued rain and humidity for Monday in Boston
- October 09, 2017

Monday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m. No precipitation was recorded at the Dane County Regional Airport on Sunday , leaving Madison's October precipitation total (rain plus snow converted to liquid) at 1.7 inches, 1.07 inches above normal. (more...)
Canyon Fire 2 burning in Anaheim Hills Canyon Fire 2 burning in Anaheim Hills
- October 09, 2017

With winds whipping at about 25 miles per hour and pushing the fire west, mandatory evacuation orders were issued for residents south of the 91 Freeway and west of the 241 toll road. It has been officially designated as the Canyon 2 Fire. Cal Fire is assisting Anaheim Fire with the fire off of East Santa Ana Canyon Rd., west of Gypsum Canyon. (more...)
JUST IN: 10 feared dead as gunmen attacks Port-Harcourt JUST IN: 10 feared dead as gunmen attacks Port-Harcourt
- October 09, 2017

Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident to the Punch, adding that details of the attack are hazy. Locals have told Anadolu Agency the death toll could be as high as 15 iin the area called Mgboushimini. But said the motive behind the killings has not been ascertained. He however assured that the force would do everything possible to bring the perpetrators to book. (more...)
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds release new single "Holy Mountain"
- October 09, 2017

Paul Weller , of the Jam and the Style Council, sits in on organ this rock and roll joy ride. But in the meantime, the set's first single, " Holy Mountain ", is online now. "My kids love it, my friends" kids all love it and I am sure "the kids' will love it". " Gallagher will release " Holy Mountain " as a 12" vinyl single that's paired with an instrumental version of the song as well as " Dead In The Water (Live at RTÉ 2FM Studios, Dublin)", which Gallagher and keyboardist Mike Rowe ... (more...)
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Delivers Message to North Korea Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Delivers Message to North Korea
- October 09, 2017

The news comes on the eve of North Korea celebrating the founding of the communist party there in 1945. Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. The former Marine Corps general has said that war with North Korea would be "catastrophic". However, Mattis, speaking to audience of soldiers of all ranks and defense industry executives, highlighted the continuing diplomatic focus of the worldwide community to turn back North Korea's outlawed missile and ... (more...)
ACB books Yeddyurappa, Ananth Kumar ACB books Yeddyurappa, Ananth Kumar
- October 09, 2017

In his conversation with Kumar, Yeddyurappa had accused that Siddaramaiah had paid the money to retain his position as chief minister. In February, in the wake of allegations by Yeddyurappa against Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah paying Rs 1,000 crore to the Congress high command to stay in power, four ministers in the state government and three legislators had released a CD that contained a video clip of a purported discussion between Yeddyurappa and Ananth Kumar on the issue. (more...)
Pitt student found dead in homicide Pitt student found dead in homicide
- October 09, 2017

Her dad, exhausted of not finding a solution, in the long run broke down the entryway and saw the body, Sheykhet's sibling, Artem - who commended his 25th birthday celebration that day - told WPXI . Sheykhet had been studying for a career in physical therapy, according to her brother. Schlaegle had performed close by Sheykhet in musicals and move presentations outside of school, he said. (more...)
Opposition demands electoral reforms in Kenya Opposition demands electoral reforms in Kenya
- October 09, 2017

The August 8 presidential poll was cancelled by Kenya's paramount court, which cited widespread "illegalities and irregularities". Uncertainty over the coming election has created turmoil in the East African nation, which is a regional trade hub and staunch Western ally. (more...)
ICRC reduces presence in Afghanistan ICRC reduces presence in Afghanistan
- October 09, 2017

Nine other ICRC offices in Afghanistan will remain open. The group has suffered a series of deadly attacks in northern Afghanistan, where Taliban and Islamic State group militants have intensified their assaults on police and troops. She stressed the Red Cross would not leave Afghanistan, but said the organisation had to limit the risks faced by its staff. The Red Cross will dramatically scale back its operations in Afghanistan amid security concerns, it announced on Monday. (more...)
40 killed by rebels in Congo 40 killed by rebels in Congo
- October 09, 2017

It is the main town of North Kivu province where dozens of illegal armed groups control several villages. On October 6, Indian battalion had strongly retaliated one of such attacks. President joseph Kabila's refusal to step down at the end of his constitutional mandate last December has fuelled further unrest in the country's east, where wars between 1996-2003 killed millions, and centre, where an insurgency against the central government has killed thousands since last august. (more...)
Trump Warns of Calm Before Storm Trump Warns of Calm Before Storm
- October 09, 2017

Trump also is waiting for the investigation to move further along, she said. Huckabee Sanders was conducting a White House press briefing on Thursday when she said the administration was open to legislation related to the regulation of such devices. (more...)
How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook to Win the Election How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook to Win the Election
- October 09, 2017

Facebook provided Trump 2016 with employees who embedded in the campaign's digital office and helped educate staffers on how to use Facebook ads, he said. Facebook was especially useful in reaching rural voters, Parscale told " 60 Minutes ", according to the published excerpt. The Facebook announcement comes at a time when several congressional panels and the Justice Department are investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the outcome of the election. (more...)
Man who found missing Minnesota girl gives $7G reward to her Man who found missing Minnesota girl gives $7G reward to her
- October 09, 2017

Ms Block added: 'I think she's a warrior. Earl Melchert embraces Jasmine Block. While en route, the farmer reportedly spotted a vehicle driven by one of the suspects-resulting in an arrest the same day. Though Elchert had just retired a week earlier, he said that Block "deserved" the money and handed the check over to the teen. After Melchert presented the family with the check, the girl's relatives invited Melchert and his wife, out for lunch, his wife, Jody Melchert said in an interview ... (more...)
Starlets coach sure of victory over USA Starlets coach sure of victory over USA
- October 09, 2017

Starlets' Emmanuel Toku had what was arguably the chance of the game when he fired off target from 6 yards after being put through on goal by Ibrahim Sadiq on 51 minutes. Later in the evening, India were to play the US in their World Cup debut match. "Even though we won, I wasn't satisfied with the victory because I feel they could have scored more than one goal", coach Cabin stated in a post-match interview. (more...)
Britain Is 'Preparing' For War With North Korea Britain Is 'Preparing' For War With North Korea
- October 09, 2017

North Korea's most recent nuclear detonation last month triggered an artificial natural disaster six times larger than in any previous test. The graphite bomb, which is a key part of the "Kill Chain" preemptive strike system, is used to paralyze enemy power grids for up to 12 hours by having them explode above power plants. (more...)
ValuEngine Upgrades Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) to Hold
- October 09, 2017

Bluecrest Capital Ltd reported 15,825 shares. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Pretium Resources Inc. Pretium Resources , Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 8.74 and a 200 day moving average of 9.41. Therefore 100% are positive. 03/20/2017 - Credit Suisse began new coverage on Pretium Resources , Inc. giving the company a "outperform" rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, October 22 by Canaccord Genuity. (more...)

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