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Jonathan Hoffman on gun control Jonathan Hoffman on gun control
- October 10, 2017

Thus, they included Article V, which states that, "The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution". Briefly, a bump stock is a tool that can be attached to a semi-automatic weapon in order to increase its rate of fire, making it more like an automatic weapon. (more...)
China ready to maintain peace with India along the border China ready to maintain peace with India along the border
- October 10, 2017

About 1,000 Chinese soldiers re-appeared in the area last week, but analysts said they were mainly there for infrastructure construction work. At this point, some Indian soldiers tried to come to the aid of their Chinese counterparts but Sitharaman asked them to let the PLA men find the meaning on their own. (more...)
Life imprisonment for Tunda in 1996 Sonepat bomb blasts case Life imprisonment for Tunda in 1996 Sonepat bomb blasts case
- October 10, 2017

The 1996 bomb blasts, near the busy bus streets of Sonipat, left at least a dozen of people injured. The police had registered a case against three persons - Shakeel Ahmad, Mohammad Amir Khan and Tunda. He is known for his bomb-making skills, which he had taught to militants in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Tunda, 75, was among the 20 terrorists that India had asked Pakistan to hand over post the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. (more...)
Donald Trump vows to use executive order to destroy Obamacare Donald Trump vows to use executive order to destroy Obamacare
- October 10, 2017

Schumer said he told Trump that Democrats would be open to suggestions on how to revamp aspects of the existing health care system, referring to a bipartisan effort led by Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and ranking member Patty Murray of Washington to develop a plan to stabilize Obamacare. (more...)
Girls Generation Down To Only Five Members
- October 10, 2017

Entertainment management agency, reported Yonhap news agency on Monday (Oct 9). The remaining members , Taeyeon , Yoona , Hyoyeon , Yuri , and Sunny are reportedly to have extended their contracts with SM Entertainment. However, SM Entertainment remains optimistic and denied that Girls' Generation will disband. Girls' Generation is a group that is precious and meaningful to SM and their fans. (more...)
Chase ensues after ambulance stolen Chase ensues after ambulance stolen
- October 10, 2017

He is being lodged at the Macomb County Jail. A chase ensued through the city of Mt. Clemens, at times going off-road, before the ambulance was stopped. Police had to give chase to an ambulance after it was stolen from outside a hospital. His name is being witheld pending an arraignment scheduled for Tuesday in the 41-B District Court of Clinton Township. (more...)
Mother Killed In Crash After Visiting Newborn Twins At Hospital Mother Killed In Crash After Visiting Newborn Twins At Hospital
- October 10, 2017

Evans was pronounced dead at the scene. Katie Evans , 37, a mother of six, was hit head-on by a reckless driver that hit a curb and sideswiped another vehicle before crashing into her, the Santa Clarita Valley Signal reported . There had been initial concerns for the twins well being but are fully expected to thrive. Adding, 'Every day was like a miracle at the beginning ... (more...)
USA: Texas Tech officer shot to death USA: Texas Tech officer shot to death
- October 10, 2017

Because the shooter has not been arrested, Texas Tech University was put under lockdown. Take shelter." Then at 6:51, it tweeted: "The current situation is ongoing. Student were advised to take shelter as the suspect was at-large. It read, "This is an emergency notification from Texas Tech University. Our prayers are for this officer's loved ones". (more...)
NZ coalition talks focus on foreign ownership limits NZ coalition talks focus on foreign ownership limits
- October 10, 2017

Peters emerged a short time later, telling reporters the meeting had been "very good". When contacted by Newshub, Mr Peters' press secretary denied reports in other media that he had chose to delay the decision until past Thursday. New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has confirmed he is intending to make a decision on whether he will support either National and Labour for government this week. (more...)
Lizz Winstead: "Really Disappointed" In Obama, Clinton For Not Denouncing Harvey Weinstein
- October 10, 2017

I feel really disappointed in both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton . In total, he has donated almost $600,000 to Democratic campaigns and committees since the early 2000s. "If you took money from this person, because this person had really good progressive goals that were in line with the politics, great". Not denouncing it, Winstead argued, makes accusations of sexist actions against Donald Trump ring hollow. (more...)
Trump Would Challenge Tillerson's IQ Over 'Moron' Comment Trump Would Challenge Tillerson's IQ Over 'Moron' Comment
- October 10, 2017

Trump told Forbes magazine: "I think it's fake news". The president disputed the NBC News report during an interview with Forbes published Tuesday, but he also took a shot of his own at Tillerson. Throughout the interview, Trump boasted about several aspects of his presidency while talking about his economic development plans. While the two men have publicly professed a positive relationship with one another, Trump and Tillerson have seemingly clashed at times, most recently on the ... (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Stephen Paddock shot security guard minutes before killing 58 Las Vegas shooting: Stephen Paddock shot security guard minutes before killing 58
- October 10, 2017

But the typical investigative avenues that have helped uncover the motive in past shootings have yielded few clues about Paddock, a professional gambler who spent almost every waking hour playing video poker at casinos. At 10:05 p.m., the shooting began that left dozens dead and hundreds injured in what is being described as the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. (more...)
Japan court rules TEPCO, govt liable over Fukushima disaster Japan court rules TEPCO, govt liable over Fukushima disaster
- October 10, 2017

A Japanese court says the government and Tokyo Electric must compensate people in Fukushima for their suffering in the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, saying officials should have been prepared for a potentially ruinous tsunami. Nuclear Regulation Authority spokesman Kazuhiro Okuma told reporters that the authority plans to discuss whether to appeal the ruling with other government agencies. (more...)
Russian jet crashes in Syria, crew killed: agencies Russian jet crashes in Syria, crew killed: agencies
- October 10, 2017

The crew of the fighter jet was killed, officials with the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation told TASS . "The Su-24 plane rolled off the runway and broke up while accelerating for takeoff... A technical malfunction of the plane could have caused the crash, the ministry says. Moscow is an ally of Syria and has staged air strikes in the country since 2015. (more...)
Gunmen open fire at Kenya university, injuring several students Gunmen open fire at Kenya university, injuring several students
- October 10, 2017

The two female staffers were travelling back to the university aboard the institution's vehicle together with two police officers when they were ambushed a short distance from the campus. A witness who did not want to be named told Reuters she and several other students had fled their vehicle when gunmen opened fire on them and had seen several students covered in blood. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before mass shooting Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before mass shooting
- October 10, 2017

Authorities said Stephen Paddock, 64, alone opened fire from his room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on the crowd of 22,000 attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival, killing 58 people and wounding almost 500 others. Undersheriff Kevin McMahill called Campos "a true hero" in a Friday press conference. "We want to figure out the why to this, and we'd like to know the motive". (more...)
Shark costume mascot fined under Austria's 'burka ban' law Shark costume mascot fined under Austria's 'burka ban' law
- October 10, 2017

Less than two weeks after a controversial law banning face coverings went into effect in Austria , a man was arrested for wearing a shark costume, the British Sky News and other media outlets have reported . The measures were seen as an attempt to counter the rise of the far-right Freedom Party, which nearly won the presidency in December 2016. Austria introduced a law banning full face coverings in public this month, with police able to issue fines up to €150 (£110). (more...)
California to require advanced notice on hikes in drug costs California to require advanced notice on hikes in drug costs
- October 10, 2017

Pharmaceutical companies have a lot of explaining to do. Since the prescription drug market is national, this information will effectively be available nationwide, making the new law a potential game changer in the fight to contain rising prescription drug costs. (more...)
Over 100 students hospitalised due to gas leakage from Shamli sugar mill Over 100 students hospitalised due to gas leakage from Shamli sugar mill
- October 10, 2017

Shamli is a sugar belt area with several mills lining the cities outskirts, CNN-News18 reported. The health department officers are looking into the treatment of these children.The students were going to their school on Tuesday morning when the incident happened.The sugar mill employees were putting chemicals in the waste to destroy them when the gas started emitting. (more...)
Serena targets Australian Open title defence: organisers
- October 10, 2017

Williams, who won her 23rd grand slam title when pregnant at the 2017 tournament in January, gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. on September 1. "I still pinch myself". "I've been in contact with all the top players and am pleased to announce we'll have the full top 100 men and women returning to the Australian Open ", Tiley said. (more...)
Father of 'nudge' psychology wins economics Nobel Father of 'nudge' psychology wins economics Nobel
- October 10, 2017

Last year, the government's think tank NITI Aayog tied up with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to set up a " nudge unit " that would work towards bringing about behavioural changes and recommending policy corrections to help make the programmes more effective. (more...)
Las Vegas Sheriff: Massacre motive still unknown, investigators speaking with family Las Vegas Sheriff: Massacre motive still unknown, investigators speaking with family
- October 10, 2017

That drill work was not finished, Lombardo said. Danley returned on Tuesday from the Philippines , where Paddock had sent her before the attack and was being interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Campos was shot while investigating an alarm that was unrelated to Paddock's room . "It's incredible that that security guard didn't sustain additional injury". (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea Turkey's Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea
- October 10, 2017

Erdogan firstly visited a military monument in Kiev to lay a wreath. In March 2014, after the overthrown of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych the Crimean peninsula voted in a referendum to secede from Ukraine and rejoin Russian Federation, in a move that has not been recognized as legitimate by the United States, the European Union, Turkey and other countries. (more...)
KPMG revamps SA top management as clients dump firm KPMG revamps SA top management as clients dump firm
- October 10, 2017

Nhlamu Dlomu , KPMG South Africa's CEO, announced "a strong and experienced team" of KPMG partners to lead the firm. The firm is being probed by the country's regulatory body for auditors and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants for the work it did for the Revenue Service and the Gupta family, who have been accused of using their friendship with President Jacob Zuma to wield undue influence over state contracts and cabinet appointments, Bloomberg said. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before massacre Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before massacre
- October 10, 2017

So I would be comfortable in saying, which I believe, dependent on the splash he made during the shooting would have enabled the first responders to be directing their attentions to other locations which would enable Mr. "I just think there's more out there that needs to be found", she said. "Breach. Breach. Breach", someone said on the police radio. They had seen Paddock at exclusive VIP tournaments in Las Vegas where he won and lost six-figure sums. (more...)
United States should investigate activities of ISIS in Afghanistan: Kh Asif
- October 10, 2017

The quadrilateral group comprises of Afghanistan, the United States, China and Pakistan. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has made it clear that Pakistan "will not take any dictation from anyone" if it goes against its national interests. In an interview with a local private television on Monday night, the foreign minister claimed that our forces had achieved big success in the war on terror while U.S. (more...)
Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Room Overlooking Lollapalooza Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Room Overlooking Lollapalooza
- October 10, 2017

It's not clear at this time if he used the rooms or was even in Chicago at the time of the event, which ran August 3 - Aug. 6. A man believed to be Stephen Paddock booked two rooms at the city's famed Blackstone Hotel for the week that Lollapalooza was being held, but never checked in. (more...)
Panetta: Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment a 'play for attention' Panetta: Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment a 'play for attention'
- October 10, 2017

Tillerson reportedly considered resigning amid friction with the president, even calling Trump a "moron", according to NBC News . During his speech to the United Nations General Assembly last month, Trump said the United States would "totally destroy" North Korea if needed to defend itself or U.S. (more...)
More than Two Million Liberians to Elections Tuesday More than Two Million Liberians to Elections Tuesday
- October 10, 2017

Of the 20 presidential candidates based on campaign activities coupled with debate across the country, there are six major contenders including; the Coalition for Democratic Change of former world best footballer, now Senator of Montserrado County George Manneh Weah, opposition Liberty Party of former Senate Pro-Tempore, Cllr. (more...)
Rahul failed to bring development in Amethi : Smriti Rahul failed to bring development in Amethi : Smriti
- October 10, 2017

Though the latter lost to the Congress leader, her entry is said to have reduced Rahul Gandhi's victory margin from some 3.70 lakh votes in 2009 to 1.07 lakh in 2014. When it was in power, why did it not do anything? "Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the face of Pakistan has been exposed at the United Nations", he said. (more...)