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UA professor studying mass shootings UA professor studying mass shootings
- November 08, 2017

According to Everytown for Gun Safety's analysis of Federal Bureau of Investigation data on mass shootings from 2009 to 2016, 54 percent were related to domestic or family violence. To protect oneself against future shootings, the NRA often calls for more more guns - despite the fact that a Stanford law professor's analysis found higher rates of violence in states with right-to-carry laws. (more...)
North Korean suspects named in Kim Jong-Nam murder trial North Korean suspects named in Kim Jong-Nam murder trial
- November 08, 2017

Police investigating officer Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz also said an employee from North Korea's state-owned carrier, Air Koryo, arranged flight tickets for the four men so they could depart after the attack on Kim Jong Nam was carried out in a crowded budget terminal of the Kuala Lumpur airport last February 13. (more...)
Manus refugees quit detention centre Manus refugees quit detention centre
- November 08, 2017

They said the transfer was smooth and orderly. "As a nation that prides itself on its respect for the rule of law and its globally responsible citizenship, we must find a workable and principled solution". Labor called on the government to accept New Zealand's offer, with Shadow Immigration Minister Shayne Neumann saying the situation was now urgent. "The facilities are completed", he said on Wednesday. (more...)
World's sole hold-out USA mocks Syria joining climate deal World's sole hold-out USA mocks Syria joining climate deal
- November 08, 2017

At a United Nations conference on climate change , Syria said Tuesday that it will sign the agreement, according to news reports . The pact calls for capping global warming at "well under" two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels, and 1.5 C if possible. (more...)
Study shows sheep recognise human faces Study shows sheep recognise human faces
- November 08, 2017

Brad Duchaine, a brain scientist at Dartmouth College, doesn't find the sheep's ability surprising. But University of Cambridge researchers have proven that sheep can be trained to recognise human faces from photographic portraits. Picking the celebrity earned a sheep a food-pellet reward. Their success rate decreased by 15 percent. "It would be interesting for future research to include investigation of the abilities of sheep to identify emotional expressions on human faces, possibly in ... (more...)
It's a mental health issue, not a gun situation, says Trump It's a mental health issue, not a gun situation, says Trump
- November 08, 2017

He recognised that there are so many families who have lost their loved ones, and that the shooting took place in a church. He described the incident as a sad event for great people. A white man in his twenties, carrying a rifle, entered the church at 11:30 local time and started shooting, said Freeman Martin from the Texas Department of Public Safety. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation can't access Texas shooter's locked phone Federal Bureau of Investigation can't access Texas shooter's locked phone
- November 08, 2017

However, with the church mass-murder such an emotive case, it may use this one to take another legal stand, and force a handset maker to unlock and decrypt the Texas gunman's phone, as part of its wider campaign for breakable encryption in consumer electronics. (more...)
Vet lawmakers urge Trump to halt heated words with North Korea Vet lawmakers urge Trump to halt heated words with North Korea
- November 08, 2017

Choi Sung-mok, chief of staff for the South Korean fleet said. The Pentagon made that assertion in a letter to lawmakers who wanted to know about the logistics and human cost of any conflict with North Korea . The Trump administration "has failed to articulate any plans to prevent the military conflict from expanding beyond the Korean peninsula and to manage what happens after the conflict is over". (more...)
Polls open as voters pick Christie replacement Polls open as voters pick Christie replacement
- November 08, 2017

It's easier to sit here and complain'. She says voters can't afford more taxes and a less safe state. It comes to a head when she walks away and Christie says the joy of public serving is "serving folks like you - you're fabulous". The ballot question asks voters - on Election Day, Nov. 7th - whether they want to use all the money from a $225 million settlement the state reached with ExxonMobil to fix, restore, replace, or preserve the state's natural resources. (more...)
Utah's Third Congressional District Utah's Third Congressional District
- November 08, 2017

From a field of more than a dozen Republican candidates, Curtis emerged after collecting signatures to get a place on the primary ballot. He faced two main opponents in the 3rd District's general election: Democrat Kathie Allen , a physician and anti-gerrymandering advocate, and Jim Bennett of the newly formed United Utah Party. (more...)
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis Will Seek Re-Election In 2018 Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis Will Seek Re-Election In 2018
- November 08, 2017

Last month Davis traveled to Romania to try to convince lawmakers to ban same-sex marriage. Davis' case in 2015 drew hundreds of protesters and supporters to her office in Morehead, in rural eastern Kentucky. Rowan County Democratic party officials could not be reached for comment. No Democrat has stepped forward to challenge her for next year's election. (more...)
Canadian Mounties say kidnapping of family preceded crash with 5 naked suspects Canadian Mounties say kidnapping of family preceded crash with 5 naked suspects
- November 08, 2017

The woman also escaped with the baby a few minutes later. The release states that a passerby offered the man, woman and the baby assistance in his truck. According to Environment Canada , the temperature Monday morning at nearby Edmonton International Airport was -12 C with a wind chill of -18. Three adults among the suspects remained in custody facing charges of kidnapping and resisting arrest, police said. (more...)
What are the Paradise Papers? What are the Paradise Papers?
- November 08, 2017

If an Irish company spent $15 billion on such rights it could claim a $1 billion tax deduction annually for 15 years. Apple moved to Jersey two of its key subsidiaries, Apple Sales International and Apple Operations International, while another structure, Apple Operations Ireland, became resident in Ireland. (more...)
Mom says teacher threatened 'to put a bullet' in her son's head Mom says teacher threatened 'to put a bullet' in her son's head
- November 08, 2017

Though the school's assistant principal reached out to Carr last Thursday to inform her of what happened, Carr didn't get the full picture until her son gave her an explanation and later showed her the video of Hagan's extremely inappropriate behavior. (more...)
Dem Congresswoman's Chief of Staff Stands Accused of Sexual Harassment Dem Congresswoman's Chief of Staff Stands Accused of Sexual Harassment
- November 08, 2017

All three staffers who spoke to Politico are women, and all three say they spoke to Lawrence about his inappropriate behavior. But Lawrence's former staffers told Politico the congresswoman brushed off their complaints about her chief of staff's behavior. (more...)
Over 30 delegations meet interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma in Kashmir Over 30 delegations meet interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma in Kashmir
- November 08, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) is understood not to have received any formal invitation from Sharma till late on Tuesday night even as the party's State President Ghulam Ahmad Mir is travelling to Srinagar from Jammu in the afternoon on Wednesday to discuss the issue with his senior colleagues. (more...)
MA becomes first state to ban bump stocks MA becomes first state to ban bump stocks
- November 08, 2017

Gov. Karyn Polito signed a ban on bump stocks and trigger cranks into law. The Democratic-controlled Legislature gave final approval to the measure on Thursday. The move makes it illegal to buy, sell or offer to sell bump stocks, effective immediately, according to the governor's office. The Gun Owners' Action League, the state's NRA affiliate, characterized the rushed prohibition over the weekend as "one of the most disappointing chapters in the history of the MA legislature". (more...)
Another Saudi prince dies under mysterious circumstances
- November 07, 2017

The rumours of his death began doing the rounds after few verified accounts including the one of former Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Ali H. He also said that the prince was arrested prior to his death, and the rumors suggest that he died in a gunfight. The most-repeated version of the rumor has the prince dying either in police custody or while officers were attempting to place him under arrest. (more...)
Maduro's allies strip leading Venezuela opponent of immunity Maduro's allies strip leading Venezuela opponent of immunity
- November 07, 2017

Guevara, who has not yet filed for asylum, had fled to the Chilean embassy in Caracas on Saturday. "By attempting to strip the democratically elected National Assembly's Vice President and opposition leader Freddy Guevara of his parliamentary immunity and barring him from leaving the country, the regime is pursuing yet another extreme measure to close the democratic space in Venezuela, criminalize dissent and control information", U.S. (more...)
Don Jr. May Be Sweating as Russian Lawyer Offers to Talk Don Jr. May Be Sweating as Russian Lawyer Offers to Talk
- November 07, 2017

The Bloomberg reporters interviewed the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya , in Moscow for 2 1/2 hours. Russian president Vladimir Putin responded to the Obama-era sanctions by banning the adoptions of Russian children by US citizens, which Trump Jr. (more...)
N. Korean Defectors in China Face Deportation N. Korean Defectors in China Face Deportation
- November 07, 2017

Most disturbingly, witness accounts from 21 defectors who used to live in the affected territory point to radiation-related deformities among babies. "It was hard to put up with discrimination from South Koreans when I came from North Korea", Kim Dan-bi, a 26-year-old defector, tells Yonhap News Agency. (more...)
Shocking moment woman steals money from Uber driver's tip jar Shocking moment woman steals money from Uber driver's tip jar
- November 07, 2017

During the video, which runs for about two minutes, there is no suggestion whatsoever that the woman, who is wearing a bra and skirt, is about to make off with the money and she doesn't even appear to glance down at the waiting dollar bills. (more...)
Charges dropped against activist who laughed during Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing Charges dropped against activist who laughed during Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing
- November 07, 2017

The DOJ on Monday entered a nolle prosequi filing in the case of Desiree Fairooz, a Code Pink protester charged with disorderly conduct stemming from her arrest in January after she laughed at a Sessions comment during his Senate confirmation hearing. (more...)
Aldi brings back Kevin the Carrot for Christmas campaign
- November 07, 2017

In the dining vehicle he spots the carrot of his dreams, Katie, across the far end of a banqueting table featuring a festive feast of Aldi products. The advert sees Kevin fearless the dangers of the dinner table including flying Champagne corks, precarious cheese towers and being shot by peas for the chance to speak to Katie. (more...)
Winnipeg teen arrested for sharing sexual photos online
- November 07, 2017

She said the images had been taken about one month earlier. "Whether it's one image or whether it's four images, we all know that as soon as that image is uploaded it can be shared hundreds of times within minutes". Police then arrested the 17-year-old boy on November 6 and charged him with distributing an intimate image without consent. "We are seeing several of those cases", Skrabek said. (more...)
Dad, step-mom charged after malnourished six-year-old dies
- November 07, 2017

Police were called to a hospital in Jerseyville last Friday after the boy died from extreme malnourishment. Charged in the case are Michael Roberts, the father, and stepmother Georgena Roberts, both 42, according to documents from the Jersey County State's Attorney. (more...)
Zanu PF Expels Mnangagwa Allies As Grace Mugabe Eyes Zimbabwe VP Post Zanu PF Expels Mnangagwa Allies As Grace Mugabe Eyes Zimbabwe VP Post
- November 07, 2017

The sources indicated that at least 20 members have been listed for dismissal allegedly for working with Mnangagwa against First Lady Grace Mugabe and President Robert Mugabe. Addressing members of indigenous church groups at a rally in the capital, Harare, on Sunday, Mrs Mugabe said: "The snake must be hit on the head". Chinamasa, fellow cabinet ministers Oppah Muchinguri, Chris Mushohwe and 36 other party members and officials were accused of being Mnangagwa allies who were disrespectful ... (more...)
Donna Brazile: Death of Seth Rich Made Me Fear For My Life Donna Brazile: Death of Seth Rich Made Me Fear For My Life
- November 07, 2017

Brazile said she had asked about the DNC's funding of Fusion GPS on November 4, 2016 - four days before Election Day. Former DNC chairwoman Donna Brazile said on Tuesday that she was told just before the election that she "did not need to know" about the infamous Steele dossier project financed by the DNC and Hillary Clinton campaign. (more...)
In Japan, Trump pushes new trade deal, mourns Texas shooting In Japan, Trump pushes new trade deal, mourns Texas shooting
- November 07, 2017

Watching from the rear is U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Trump was at Tokyo's Imperial Palace for a greeting with Japan's 83-year-old Emperor Akihito before settling down for meetings and lunch with Abe, who has become Trump's closest partner in Asia as he confronts an increasingly hostile North Korea. (more...)
Musician named Devin Patrick gets hate messages meant for accused Texas shooter Musician named Devin Patrick gets hate messages meant for accused Texas shooter
- November 07, 2017

Reports say Kelley was found with both a gunshot wound from the neighbor and one that was self-inflicted. "Until we have an approval, we can not and we will not transfer a firearm to a person", he said , adding that Kelley would not have passed a background check in Colorado if his convictions had been entered. (more...)

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