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ME leaders react to Las Vegas mass shooting

ME leaders react to Las Vegas mass shooting His indiscriminate targets were audience members at a country and western concert below his hotel room. In an odd twist, the father of the accused Las Vegas shooter, Stephen Paddock , was a convicted bank robber who was once on the FBI's Most Wanted list after escaping prison in the 1960's. [Full Article...]

5 things to know as the Supreme Court takes up redistricting

5 things to know as the Supreme Court takes up redistricting It is similar to how a lower court decided Wisconsin's map was unconstitutional . Early in the argument, Kennedy appeared to signal that he thought partisan gerrymanders violate the First Amendment, a view he also hinted at in a 2004 opinion . [Full Article...]

Top military officials endorse staying in Iran deal, contradicting Trump

Top military officials endorse staying in Iran deal, contradicting Trump Earlier in the hearing, Mattis was asked whether he thought staying in the deal was in the US national security interest, to which he replied: "Yes, senator, I do". And that's under consideration right now about how we deal with both the legal requirement from the Congress as well as the global agreement. "We can not let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while buildi... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Shooter Bought Weapons at a Combination Guns and Music Store

Las Vegas Shooter Bought Weapons at a Combination Guns and Music Store Jason Aldean has released a new statement on the massacre at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas , where he was performing when a gunman opened fire, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500. His brother struggled for words and, like all, a motive. He said his brother belonged to no political or religious organisations, and had no history of mental illness. [Full Article...]

Oscar Pistorius rampage goes to big screen

Oscar Pistorius rampage goes to big screen The athlete's family criticised the project for not being a "true reflection" of the shooting nor of Pistorius's marathon trial which gripped the world. During his trial, Pistorius claimed that he shot at Steenkamp through a locked bathroom door because he mistook her for an intruder. The Steenkamps stressed they had not collaborated in the project or knew anything about it being made, and... [Full Article...]

Train evacuated over man 'reading homophobic Bible verses'

Train evacuated over man 'reading homophobic Bible verses' The train was stopped just outside Wimbledon when the man "caused such panic" people jumped from the train - leading to power being briefly turned off on one of the UK's busiest train lines. This was a packed passenger train at the height of the rush hour. The incident caused disruption on the line, compounded by an earlier signal failure. [Full Article...]

Malaysia Airlines: Disappearance of MH370 remains a mystery

Malaysia Airlines: Disappearance of MH370 remains a mystery Debris from the 777 were found in East Africa, but these didn't reveal a plausible location of the aircraft itself. MH370 disappeared shortly after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur March 8, 2014. Despite all protests of relatives, search for more than a thousand days was discontinued in January of this year. "While the deep tow vehicles selected as the primary search method proved to be very effect... [Full Article...]

Mass shooting suspect's father was on FBI Most Wanted List

Mass shooting suspect's father was on FBI Most Wanted List He was divorced and is not believed to have any children of his own. "He was my brother and it's like an asteroid fell out of the sky", Eric Paddock said. The FBI also reported he had suicidal tendencies. "We have determined to this point no connection with any worldwide terror group", Aaron Rouse, special agent in charge of the FBI's field office in Las Vegas , today told reporters. [Full Article...]

Veteran steals truck to save injured during Las Vegas shooting

Veteran steals truck to save injured during Las Vegas shooting The Marine veteran ran from danger after a sniper opened fire on the crowd, but instead of leaving, he drove more than two dozen victims to the hospital. After helping to load victims who were shot in the chest into the ambulance, "My fiancé picked up the guy who had died and put him back in the bed of the truck", she says. [Full Article...]

Air strikes in Syria's rebel-held Idlib kill 28: Observatory

Air strikes in Syria's rebel-held Idlib kill 28: Observatory A US-led worldwide coalition has been providing air support to a Kurdish-Arab alliance also fighting the militants in its former northern bastion of Raqqa city and Deir az-Zour. They were triggered by an offensive by jihadist fighters led by Al-Qaeda's former Syria affiliate launched against government-held villages in neighbouring Hama province on September 19. [Full Article...]

Oil eases after surge as OPEC production inches higher

Oil eases after surge as OPEC production inches higher A morning emailed market report from London oil broker PVM said the rebound in USA rig counts is a concern for traders looking at supply and demand metrics. West Texas Intermediate for November delivery was at US$50.51 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, 7 USA cents lower, at 10am in London. Total volume traded was about 21% below the 100-day average. [Full Article...]

Officials Investigate Third Private Email Account Kushner Used For Scheduling Purposes

Officials Investigate Third Private Email Account Kushner Used For Scheduling Purposes Additionally, Cardin set the date for revealing the data - October 17. "Please confirm that the document production that you made to the committee - and any and all document searches of email accounts for that document production included the additional 'personal email account" described to the news media, as well as all other email accounts, messaging apps, or similar communications channels ... [Full Article...]

More than 20000 students receive New York's Excelsior Scholarship

More than 20000 students receive New York's Excelsior Scholarship The governor's office says an additional 23,000 students who applied also qualified to have their tuition covered, but by existing state and federal financial aid. The 22,000 Excelsior beneficiaries aligns with the state's projections for the first year of the program, the governor's office said. Tuition is about $6,500 at four-year public colleges and $4,800 at two-year community colleges in th... [Full Article...]

United States to expel majority of Cuban embassy staff

United States to expel majority of Cuban embassy staff Last week, the US announced it was withdrawing 60 percent of its own diplomats from Havana because they might be attacked and harmed if they stay. Rather, a State Department official said on a briefing call Tuesday morning, the move is meant to underscore the responsibility of the Cuban government for the safety and security of American diplomats working there. [Full Article...]

Samsung Officially Unveils Odyssey Virtual Reality Headset

Samsung Officially Unveils Odyssey Virtual Reality Headset Can you watch it online? First up, Microsoft announced that it acquired AltspaceVR . Microsoft is also folding in Altspace VR, the virtual reality social network that appeared to be at death's door in early summer. The update, set for an October 17 release, will bring more than 20,000 apps and games to the Microsoft store. Samsung officially unveiled its Windows Mixed Reality headset. [Full Article...]

Honeypreet Insan, adopted 'daughter' of Ram Rahim, likely to surrender today

Honeypreet Insan, adopted 'daughter' of Ram Rahim, likely to surrender today I can not describe my present mental state. He also claimed that Honeypreet was nor Ram Rahim's "adopted daughter" and it was all a lie. She will be produced in a trial court in Haryana's Panchkula on Wednesday, police said. "You have seen the whole situation". I want to ask, how can a girl go alone without appropriate permission in the middle of the force? To another question, Honeypreet ... [Full Article...]

Letter by SSP Islamabad seeking Rangers deployment outside accountability court surfaces online

Letter by SSP Islamabad seeking Rangers deployment outside accountability court surfaces online On July 28, a five-judge larger bench of the Supreme Court, while disqualifying Sharif under Article 62 (1) (f) of the Constitution had asked the NAB to file four references in the Rawalpindi accountability court within six weeks on the basis of the material collected and referred to by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as well as that already available with the Federal Investigation Agency and t... [Full Article...]

Former Iraqi President Talabani Dies at 84

Former Iraqi President Talabani Dies at 84 Jalal Talabani, born November 12, 1933, was a prominent Kurdish and Iraqi politician who became president of Iraq since April 6, 2005 and held that role for nine years. But despite his long history of promoting the Kurdish cause before he took office, once installed as president he was regarded as a vital mediator between Iraq's fractious Sunni, Shia, and Kurdish communities. [Full Article...]

United States defense secretary breaks with Trump in backing Iran nuclear deal

United States defense secretary breaks with Trump in backing Iran nuclear deal President Donald Trump announced in August a plan to end America's longest war and eliminate a rising extremist threat in Afghanistan. "No ma'am, if it involves telling the enemy something that will help them", Mattis said. The timing and nature of Mattis's remarks are particularly significant because Trump has threatened to withhold certification of the 2015 global agreement in a report to ... [Full Article...]

A GoFundMe Campaign For Las Vegas Victims Raised Millions Within 24 Hours

A GoFundMe Campaign For Las Vegas Victims Raised Millions Within 24 Hours Police in Las Vegas said the suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nev., had at least 10 rifles in his hotel room. The shooting tragedy in Las Vegas hit close to home, quite literally, for the UFC. Blood has a shelf life, so it is important that donations are given on an ongoing basis. The Red Cross said it had already provided more than 250 additional blood products to hos... [Full Article...]


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