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Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought U.S. ads on search engine Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought U.S. ads on search engine
- October 10, 2017

Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports. On Monday, Microsoft told Reuters that the company is looking to see if Russians purchased ads on Microsoft owned products and platforms in order to influence the results of 2016 usa election. (more...)
Dutch PM seals pact for new government Dutch PM seals pact for new government
- October 10, 2017

The four partners had announced that they struck a deal earlier on Monday, after the Netherlands has been without a new government since the March parliamentary election. Such changes, if necessary, could set off yet a new round of bargaining between the parties. The four parties have agreed to limit financial allowances for asylum seekers in the first two years of their stay, though the Netherlands plans to admit several hundred refugees per year more than until now. (more...)
Trump's approval rating down in Alabama, every other state Trump's approval rating down in Alabama, every other state
- October 10, 2017

Morning Consult polled voters in all 50 states and found Trump's net approval rating has dropped everywhere, including states where he won handily in 2016. And in Washington, where positive approval ratings often translate into political clout on Capitol Hill, the poll bodes poorly for the White House. (more...)
Third of French flights grounded by national strike Third of French flights grounded by national strike
- October 10, 2017

The protests were the fourth round of demonstrations in France since September aimed at forcing the 39-year-old president to row back on his reforms, with the government's response being closely watched by European allies and investors. "Protecting ... means taking action as close as possible to the conflict zones by first providing financial support to UNHCR in the countries hosting the most refugees in the Middle East and in Africa", Macron said on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported. (more...)
Police Change Timeline Of How Las Vegas Massacre Began Police Change Timeline Of How Las Vegas Massacre Began
- October 10, 2017

Paddock , 64, fatally shot himself after firing on the crowd of concertgoers , killing 58 and wounding more than 500. "In coordination with the FBI's behavioral analysis unit, a comprehensive picture is being drawn as to the suspect's mental state and now we do not believe there is one particular event in the suspect's life for us to key on", Lombardo said. (more...)
Bump Stock Prices Soar in Online Gun Marketplaces Bump Stock Prices Soar in Online Gun Marketplaces
- October 10, 2017

He said he would agree to a bump stock ban if Congress would allow greater concealed-carry reciprocity and legalize sound suppressors, more commonly known as "silencers". In past interviews, the bump stock's inventor, Jeremiah Cottle, has said the device was invented to help the disabled who might have limited use of their hands. (more...)
Dad of missing girl did laundry before calling police Dad of missing girl did laundry before calling police
- October 10, 2017

A three-year-old Indian girl with developmental issues has been missing in the U.S. state of Texas after her foster father allegedly told her to stand outside alone late in the night as punishment for not finishing her milk, media reports said. (more...)
Trump says dispute with Corker will not affect tax reform
- October 10, 2017

The latest incident erupted on Sunday when Trump lashed out at Corker in a series of derisive tweets saying the lawmaker had "begged" him for his endorsement ahead of the midterm election next year and announced his retirement after being turned down. (more...)
MI judge issues stay on order giving joint custody to convicted rapist MI judge issues stay on order giving joint custody to convicted rapist
- October 10, 2017

He served six-and-a-half months of a year-long sentence and was released. If the 21-year-old woman and her attacker, 27-year-old Christopher Mirasolo, are not able to agree on parenting time, then the issue must be worked out through objections, which the mother's attorney, Rebecca Kiessling, filed Friday, Oct. (more...)
Women stranded after surgery leaves them unrecognisable Women stranded after surgery leaves them unrecognisable
- October 10, 2017

Three Chinese women have been stranded in a South Korean airport after their plastic surgery has left them unrecognisable. . The women had flown to South Korea during China's Golden Week - the national holiday where people are encouraged to take paid holidays. (more...)
BJP wins in Panchayat and Local elections in Maharashtra and Gujarat BJP wins in Panchayat and Local elections in Maharashtra and Gujarat
- October 10, 2017

The BJP has of late come under severe flak for the slowdown in the economy, and over the farmer loan issue. Maharashtra has 28,332 gram panchayats. The win is seen as a big boost for the BJP ahead of the crucial Assembly polls slated to be held later this year. (more...)
Mississauga man, 19, involved in NYC terror plot, U.S. officials say Mississauga man, 19, involved in NYC terror plot, U.S. officials say
- October 10, 2017

Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy , a 19-year-old Canadian, told Talha Haroon and Russell Salic: 'We need a really strong bomb'. US law enforcement officials say a 19-year-old Mississauga man is one of three men accused of plotting to bomb a busy location in New York City during Ramadan in 2016. (more...)
Hamas, Fatah open reconciliation talks in Egypt
- October 10, 2017

Azzam Ahmad, one of the leaders of the Fatah delegation, said negotiations would also cover the running of government ministries in Gaza. The deal, brokered by Egypt , follows a cabinet meeting in Gaza last week, marking the return to work of the unity government. (more...)
Gusty Santa Ana Winds Expected Early Next Week Gusty Santa Ana Winds Expected Early Next Week
- October 10, 2017

The San Diego National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Red Flag Warming for the mountain and valley areas of San Diego from 8 a.m. Monday to 10 a.m. Tuesday. A predicted drop in humidity in mountains and inland valleys will add to the increase in fire risk, the NWS said. Downed trees and high winds took their toll on valley areas Monday. (more...)
Indian Navy sacks sailor for for changing gender Indian Navy sacks sailor for for changing gender
- October 10, 2017

Manish Giri, the sailor, had undergone surgery previous year in Mumbai after he felt like "a woman trapped in a man's body". A press release from the Press Information Bureau's Defence Wing read that the Navy has discharged the sailor "evoking the clause of Service No Longer Required under the Navy Regulations". (more...)
Jerry Jones Says He Will Bench Any Player Who Jerry Jones Says He Will Bench Any Player Who "Disrespects The Flag"
- October 10, 2017

Earlier on Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence left the Indianapolis Colts' game after 23 San Francisco 49ers players chose to kneel during the anthem. Pence tweeted that he would not dignify any event that disrespects soldiers, the flag or the anthem. In that manual, per Sports Illustrated , it does state that all players must on the sideline and standing for the anthem. (more...)
US beat Ghana 1-0, through to Round of 16 US beat Ghana 1-0, through to Round of 16
- October 10, 2017

Fabin's charges made a winning start last Friday, beating Colombia 1-0 thanks to a first half strike by Right to Dream Academy product Ibrahim Sadiq. Midfielders: Suresh Singh, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Abhijit Sarkar, Komal Thatal, Lalengmawia, Jeakson Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Md. (more...)
Arrest after German police release images of sex-abuse girl Arrest after German police release images of sex-abuse girl
- October 10, 2017

He is a close acquaintance of the victim, and his apartment was searched and evidence seized, the Associated Press reported. He is set to appear in court soon, facing what the paper described as nine "serious" sexual abuse charges. The man - identified in the media as the woman's 24-year-old boyfriend - was detained hours after the nation-wide manhunt began, and was due to go before a judge later on Tuesday, Frankfurt chief prosecutor Georg Ungefuk said. (more...)
Global port ban slapped on ships violating N. Korea sanctions Global port ban slapped on ships violating N. Korea sanctions
- October 10, 2017

According to a source close to the dossier, since the vessels in question have been referred to have carried or continue to carry even today, coal, iron, or fish north koreans , goods expressly targeted by the last trains of Un sanctions . (more...)
Trump Plays Golf With Occasional Critic Lindsey Graham Trump Plays Golf With Occasional Critic Lindsey Graham
- October 10, 2017

The White House said Tuesday that the two "discussed [their] legislative priorities including immigration, tax reform, government funding and health care". "How bad did he beat me?" "I did better in the presidential race than today on the golf course!" "Great fun. Great host". Ruhle then somehow managed to drag troops into the equation, suggesting that it's unconscionable for Graham to tweet about golf while there are soldiers overseas. (more...)
Google Doodle honors explorer and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen Google Doodle honors explorer and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen
- October 10, 2017

He was also a champion skier and ice skater, which is why the Doodle has a skier on it. Born in Norway in 1861, Nansen's early life was dedicated to exploration. However, by 1920, his interests shifted from understanding the landscape of the world to influencing the global political climate. In 1919, Nansen became the president of the Norwegian Union for the League of Nations and influenced the adoption of the League Covenant for recognition of the rights of small nations. (more...)
Deadline today for Ohioans to register to vote in November election Deadline today for Ohioans to register to vote in November election
- October 10, 2017

A new voter registration form must be completed by anyone who has moved, changed their name since their last registration, is a new resident to Pima County, or would like to change their party affiliation. tonight. To register, you must be a USA citizen and a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district for at least 30 days before the election. (more...)
Prime minister asks public services to explain racial injustice Prime minister asks public services to explain racial injustice
- October 10, 2017

Among the findings were that Chinese children perform best at junior school, with 71% meeting the standard for reading, writing and maths . British white groups also fall behind in some instances, with white British pupils on school meals less likely to reach the expected standard at Key Stage 2 than any other ethnic group and white teenagers more likely to be smokers than black teenagers. (more...)
Russian Federation says decreased United States coalition strikes in Iraq bolsters IS in Syria Russian Federation says decreased United States coalition strikes in Iraq bolsters IS in Syria
- October 10, 2017

The continued provision of supplies to terrorists in Syria from their fellow militants in Iraq raises serious questions regarding the objectives of the US-led coalition , Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. "Or is it an artful move to drive Islamic State terrorists out of Iraq by forcing them into Syria and into the path of the Russian air force's pinpoint bombing?" SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor pointed out that army units established control over large parts of al-Hattla al-Tahtani ... (more...)
Jong-nam's personal belongings sent back to North Korea Jong-nam's personal belongings sent back to North Korea
- October 10, 2017

VX and related products were also detected on the clothes the women were wearing on the day of the attack. The 12 items include Mr Kim's blazer and Tumi bag, both of which had tested positive for the precursor and degradation products for VX. (more...)
Siblings of Marseille attacker detained in Tunisia Siblings of Marseille attacker detained in Tunisia
- October 10, 2017

He is accused of being an accessory to the murder of two French women in the southern French city of Marseille on October 1, according to the police. The younger brother was known to have been a foreign fighter in Syria, and had been expelled from Italy to Tunisia in 2014 after arriving on a boat, police said. (more...)
Iranian General: Law Designating Revolutionary Guards as Terror Group Violates Nuke Deal Iranian General: Law Designating Revolutionary Guards as Terror Group Violates Nuke Deal
- October 10, 2017

He is also expected to designate Iran's most powerful security force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, as a terrorist organisation. He is expected on Sunday to "decertify" a landmark 2015 worldwide deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, a step that by itself stops short of pulling out of the agreement but gives the US Congress 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions. (more...)
Former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb gives Carson Wentz a ringing endorsement Former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb gives Carson Wentz a ringing endorsement
- October 10, 2017

The pass sailed into no-man's land, where any of three defensive backs might have intercepted it and thereby ended the Eagles' first touchdown drive. How impressive is that? The Eagles have led time of possession in all five of their games this year. It was his first of the season and the third of his two-year career. (more...)
UK PM rules out revoking article 50 on withdrawal from EU UK PM rules out revoking article 50 on withdrawal from EU
- October 10, 2017

Mrs May's statement comes as the fifth round of negotiations began in Brussels . The tone at the end of the fourth round was slightly more positive than the previous ones. During May's address, the government published two white papers on its post-Brexit approach to trade and customs . Labour MP Wes Streeting, a leading supporter of the Open Britain campaign against hard Brexit , said: " Theresa May says the ball is in the EU's court, yet the negotiations remain stuck in the mud and the ... (more...)
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...)