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Tennessee Gov. Haslam won't run for Corker's Senate seat

Tennessee Gov. Haslam won't run for Corker's Senate seat This is Tennessee's hardworking and thoughtful Republican senator sounding the alarm about a President that continues to do more harm than good. "I say bring it on", said Blackburn. Bob Corker, who announced his retirement in September. Marsha Blackburn announced her candidacy Thursday for U.S. Senate, on the heels of incumbent Bob Corker's decision to retire . [Full Article...]

NYC construction worker kills foreman, then himself

NYC construction worker kills foreman, then himself Christopher Sayers, the 37-year-old foreman of a high-rise building under construction on West 59th Street between 11th and 12th avenues, was found shot in the head on the 37th floor at about 7:15 a.m., police said. They say a weapon was also recovered. Police are still trying to determine how he got into the building. NYPD Deputy Chief Christopher J. McCormack, speaking at a news conference, ... [Full Article...]

England can clinch World Cup berth against Slovenia

England can clinch World Cup berth against Slovenia But one former national team skipper is in no doubt. 'We will need to defend on him really strictly, maybe sometimes put two defenders on him, ' he said . The Liverpool attacker is in line to play on the right wing for the Three Lions in Thursday's home encounter with Slovenia , according to the Telegraph . [Full Article...]

Trump Ready to Sign House-Passed Ban of Abortions After 20 Weeks

Trump Ready to Sign House-Passed Ban of Abortions After 20 Weeks There are also exceptions if the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest against a minor and it is reported to either social services or law enforcement. In a statement October 2, the Trump administration said it strongly supported the bill, H.R. 36, and "applauded the House of Representatives for continuing its efforts to secure critical pro-life protections". [Full Article...]

Why Israel Is Cheering On Iraqi Kurds' Push for Independence

Why Israel Is Cheering On Iraqi Kurds' Push for Independence Opinion: Why do secessionist movements rarely gather worldwide support? As Iraqi Kurdistan's successful secession would likely trigger similar demands for independence from Syrian Kurds, China could view the success of Kurdish independence movements as a vital guarantor against the revival of ISIS in Syria and Iraq. [Full Article...]

Jordan Bernfield discusses the Cubs' upcoming NLDS on Sports Feed

For Washington Nationals fans, however, October has become a house of horrors. Perhaps any team they faced in the National League Division Series would provide as much motivation. "But it also hurts us a little bit", Washington shortstop Trea Turner said. The Cubs made it official Wednesday: Hendricks will start Game 1 of the NLDS in Washington on Friday , followed by lefty Jon Lester ... [Full Article...]

Physics Nobel Prize victor has ties to Aspen

Physics Nobel Prize victor has ties to Aspen Kip Thorne , one of three scientists sharing this year's Nobel Physics Prize for their discovery in gravitational waves , says the award is "a win for the human race as a whole". The two scientists will share half of the $1 million award. Gravitational waves spread at the speed of light, filling the universe, as Albert Einstein described in his general theory of relativity. [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 15 in Balochistan shrine blast

Death toll rises to 15 in Balochistan shrine blast Senior local police official Muhammad Iqbal also confirmed the death toll as fears mounted it could rise further. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. The resource-rich Balochistan Province - which borders Afghanistan and Iran - has been plagued by sectarian violence, Islamist militant attacks, and a separatist insurgency that has led to thousands of casualties since 200... [Full Article...]

Hypersonic craft traveling from Dubai to London in 29 minutes

Hypersonic craft traveling from Dubai to London in 29 minutes USA billionaire innovator Elon Musk has unveiled plans for a new rocket that would allow passengers to travel from one continent to another in about 30 minutes. "It was much too big and fantastical", said Robert Zubrin, president and founder of Mars Society, a non-profit that promotes human settlement of Mars. [Full Article...]

White House chides media: 'You have a responsibility to tell the truth'

White House chides media: 'You have a responsibility to tell the truth' 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. When we don't, I think that's troubling for all of us". Sanders pointed to a recent Pew Research study that found only 5 percent of news coverage of the Trump administration has been positive, a figure that is well below what... [Full Article...]

Trump Will 'Decertify' Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump Will 'Decertify' Iran Nuclear Deal It isn't just Iran and the U.S. - five other countries signed the JCPOA, too: China, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom. "The Iranian regime supports terrorism and exports violence, bloodshed and chaos across the Middle East". [Full Article...]

Judge dismisses case against ex-Sheriff Arpaio

Judge dismisses case against ex-Sheriff Arpaio U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton dismissed Arpaio's conviction with prejudice, meaning the matter can not be tried again. Bolton has previously said case law suggests a pardon doesn't erase a recipient's underlying record of conviction and instead is aimed at lessening or canceling punishment. [Full Article...]

Leading House Democrat Calls on Pelosi to Step Down

Leading House Democrat Calls on Pelosi to Step Down Sanchez said House minority leader Pelosi, Steny Hoyer of Maryland and assistant House minority leader, James Clyburn of SC should leave their leadership positions. Sixty-three members of her caucus voted instead for Rep. Tim Ryan (Ohio), who had mounted an upstart bid to unseat her just a few days before. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, Rep. [Full Article...]

NRA prohibits use of bump stocks at its own firing range

NRA prohibits use of bump stocks at its own firing range Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate judiciary committee. The gunman in the Las Vegas massacre may have rigged his guns with devices that enable a shooter to fire bullets rapidly, mimicking automatic fire. The question for Trump and other Republicans is whether they will be willing to cross Bannon and his media operation on gun control, even with the NRA behind them. [Full Article...]

Woman killed in Hamilton crash may have been abducted, SIU investigating

Woman killed in Hamilton crash may have been abducted, SIU investigating When the driver did not stop, Haffner says a pursuit was initiated that ended with the fatal collision. SIU spokesperson Monica Hudon said its investigators understand that Waterloo police were responding to a possible assault when officers attempted to stop a vehicle on King Street East in Cambridge. [Full Article...]

10 minutes of carnage: a timeline of the Las Vegas shooting

10 minutes of carnage: a timeline of the Las Vegas shooting Maria Antoinette Mangrobang, a spokeswoman for the Philippine Bureau of Immigration, said Danley traveled on an Australian passport to the Philippines from Tokyo on Sept. Police responded to the incident and found Paddock dead in his hotel room from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot. "She was [sent] away so that she will not be there to interfere with what he's planning.so that he... [Full Article...]

SoftBank to invest almost $1 billion in Uber after board approves investment

SoftBank to invest almost $1 billion in Uber after board approves investment However, an expected move that did not happen was that the board of directors did not approve making changes that would formally prevent former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick from regaining control of the company. The California-headquartered company will head toward initial public offering (IPO) in next two years. If successful, such a lawsuit could threaten the other terms of the boardroom comprom... [Full Article...]

USA plans to ease firearm laws

USA plans to ease firearm laws They can fit over the rear shoulder-stock assembly on a semi-automatic rifle and with applied pressure cause the weapon to fire continuously , increasing the rate from between 45 and 60 rounds per minute to between 400 and 800 rounds per minute, according to the office of Sen. [Full Article...]

Senators call on IRS to halt contract with Equifax

Senators call on IRS to halt contract with Equifax In prepared remarks ahead of the hearing, he said: "To each and every person affected by this breach, I am deeply sorry that this occurred ". And on Thursday he will appear before the House Financial Services committee. Equifax later backtracked on that. On multiple occasions, Smith referred to an "individual" in Equifax's technology department who had failed to heed security warnings and did... [Full Article...]

European Commission takes Ireland to court over unclaimed Apple taxes

European Commission takes Ireland to court over unclaimed Apple taxes The EC past year ruled that a favourable "sweetheart" deal over tax rated between the two amounted to state aid. The Commission has therefore chose to refer Ireland to the Court of Justice for failure to implement the Commission decision, in accordance with Article 108 (2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). [Full Article...]


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