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Suspected Las Vegas gunman researched sites in Chicago and Boston


Paddock also had Googled Fenway Park and the Boston Center for the Arts, and also conducted online searches for large concert venues in the Boston area, sources told the Boston Globe . "We'll beef up security at all of our special events", Evans said. "In that light, we urge the public to report any and all suspicious activity". Read More »

Mississauga man, 19, involved in NYC terror plot, USA officials say


The Canadian suspect, identified as Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy, was arrested in Crawford, New Jersey on May 21, 2016 and has since pleaded guilty to terror offences. Communicating via internet messaging applications, the three allegedly plotted to conduct bombings and shootings in New York City during Ramadan in 2016, the Justice Department said. Read More »

Tropical Storm Nate wreaks havoc in Central America, kills 22


Nate is now a tropical storm, along the edge of Central America and the Caribbean Sea. San Jose: Tropical Storm Nate killed at least 22 people in Central America on Thursday as it pummeled the region with heavy rain while heading toward Mexico's Caribbean resorts and the U.S. Read More »

Speaker Ryan Opens Door for Action on Bump Stocks


House Speaker Paul Ryan will visit a factory in Chestertown on Thursday in the hopes of selling the Republican tax proposal. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to hold a Judiciary Committee hearing on bump stocks. "I think we are on the verge of a breakthrough when it comes to sensible gun policy", he told reporters. Even so, asked Tuesday about bump stocks and whether they should be legal, McConnell, R-Ky., said it was not an appropriate time to be discussing legislation. Read More »

CRH bid for Ash Grove Cement hits stumbling block


A source familiar with the matter said the unnamed bidder was Summit and it had submitted its bid on Thursday. The news comes after the United Kingdom group recently agreed to buy the U.S. " CRH's options are now threefold: pursue its original proposal if Ash Grove continues to see it as a superior bid (there is no indication the new bid is a better proposal); match or better the new proposal, which the group clearly has the financial firepower to do; or walk away if the value is not there ... Read More »

Bergdahl expected to plead guilty, avoid trial


Defense attorneys argued , unsuccessfully, that such comments unduly prejudiced the outcome of the case. Justin Oshana, who is indicting the case, alluded questions to the Army, which declined to talk about whether Bergdahl had consented to confess. Read More »

Arunachal Pradesh: Indian Air Force chopper crashes, 5 killed


The Air Chief said IAF's fighter strength will reach the desired numbers by 2032, adding that this, however, will not affect the force's strike capability. "We can't say anything until the investigation is completed". Indian and Chinese troops had been locked in a standoff in Dokalam since June 16 after Indian troops stopped the Chinese army from building a road in the disputed area. Read More »

INS Trishul thwarts piracy attempt on Indian ship in Gulf of Aden


D.K Sharma said. An operation is on by naval special forces to capture 12 suspected pirates, reports PTI. The cargo ship MV Jag Amar was on its way to Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The Indian Navy deploys a warship permanently in the Gulf Of Aden for anti-piracy operations. In April, INS Mumbai, Tarkash, Trishul and Aditya, which were passing through the Gulf of Aden on way to deployment to the Mediterranean sea, had saved another merchant ship MV OS 35 from pirates. Read More »

US approves possible $15 bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia


In total, the document highlights the killing of 502 Yemeni children. United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein had long-pleaded with the 47-member Human Rights Council to launch an independent investigation into the war, which has killed thousands, ruined the economy and pushed millions to the brink of starvation. Read More »

USA boy, 7, confesses to two-year-old sister's death


According to Fox News , police accused Sanders of killing the toddler after she interrupted him while he was playing a computer game. Sanders has been in prison since 2016. Despite this, Tim Moore, Sanders' defense attorney, told the Star-Telegram that his client won't face charges for the injuries Ellie had when she died. Read More »

Tennessee nurse among first identified victims in Vegas shooting


They stayed with her while Sonny underwent treatment. "She broke down, and she said, 'You know, he's the love of my life. He grabbed me and started running when I felt him get shot in the back", Heather Melton said . Well, he lived up to that high standard until the very bitter end", he wrote. Melton ended the letter with a prayer for his future. "He stood the final test", his father wrote on Facebook . Read More »

US Commerce Department slaps more duties on Bombardier

The total was well above the 80 percent Boeing sought in its complaint. A final decision on any US duty is expected next year. The duties are expected to heighten trade tensions between the United States, Canada and Britain, where CSeries wings are made. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation to question Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend on motive behind massacre


Three days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, why someone with no known record of violence or crime would open fire on a country music festival was still a mystery. - The death toll from Sunday's shooting has remained the same, 58 victims and the shooter, who took his own life. Because he had no children, he was free to come and go as he pleased, his brother said. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting victim stands when Pres. Trump visits him in hospital


Sanders said the visit was a moving experience for the president, who stayed longer at the hospital than planned and amended his formal remarks after the hospital trip. "So wonderful to be in Las Vegas yesterday and meet with people, from police to doctors to the victims themselves, who I will never forget!" the president tweeted. Read More »

Sessions releases guidance memos on 'religious freedom' & it targets your rights

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping guidance to federal agencies on religious liberty Friday, articulating a 20-point list of principles affecting employers, government agencies and religious groups. The most immediate effect seemed to be on the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate. The guidelines also stated that the government can likely bar religious organizations from discrimination based on race, but might not be able to bar other types of discrimination. Read More »

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group


Having nuclear weapons, possessing nuclear weapons, developing nuclear weapons, is illegal, and they need to stop". A number of close calls - like one in 1995 where Russian Federation mistook a weather satellite launch for a pre-emptive strike - illustrate how easily nuclear weapons can be unleashed. Read More »

US poised to lift sanctions on Sudan


Citing improved bilateral cooperation, particularly on counter-terrorism, improvements in humanitarian access, and "the ending of internal hostilities", the Obama administration began allowing US firms to trade in Sudan as a reward for improved behavior. Read More »

Stephen Colbert Campaign Raises $1M for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Colbert's Americone Dream Fund committed to give the One America Appeal for Hurricane Relief fund $1,000 for every celebrity #PuberMe photo, garnering $233,000 in donations. Colbert then shared that thanks to the more than 75,000 tweets generated by #PuberMe from non-celebrities, the AmeriCone Dream Fund was offering an additional $266,000 to Puerto Rico. Read More »

Speeding truck rams vehicle; tragic end to 4 Keralite medical students


Nikhith and Jeena were studying at the VITU College in Tamil Nadu, while Divya and Joyid Jacob were students of Rajarajeshwari Medical College in Bengaluru. According to preliminary investigation, the four youth were in the vehicle when the driver lost control and rammed into the divider. All of them died on the spot and their vehicle was totally damaged. Read More »

Names of Soldiers Killed in Niger Released


Nigerien, US and French troops were leading operations in the zone on Thursday, a Niger security source said, without elaborating. The officials said the commandos, who were Green Berets, were likely attacked by al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb militants, according to the Associated Press . Read More »

No hablaremos sobre la violencia de las armas: Trump 05/Oct/2017 Internacional


El martes, Snyder anunció que Paddock tenía casi 50 cañones - una combinación de rifles, escopetas y pistolas - en tres lugares. Cuando las fuerzas de seguridad cercaron la habitación en el piso 32 del Hotel Mandalay Bay , encontraron dos cámaras que Paddock había instalado en un carrito de servicio colocado en el pasillo delante de su puerta, informó la cadena CNN . Read More »

Virginia's Northam 'Fighting for' MS-13 Gang


The Democratic party may be losing the governors mansion in Virginia. Trump's tweet Thursday invoking the gang that has administration has sought to crack down on comes after the release of a Washington Post-Schar School poll that found Northam with a 13-point lead over Gillespie in a three-way race. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting spurs talks of gun control

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock reportedly made his rampage even more deadly by using a device that can turn a semi-automatic rifle into one that behaves nearly exactly like a fully automatic rifle. Bump stocks are legal in the U.S. "There should not be any restrictions whatsoever on gun rights", said a gun owner in Las Vegas where the mass murder took place. Read More »

SC refuses to stay hearing in ECI — AIADMK symbol row


The EPS-OPS camp's counsel and former attorney general Mukul Rohatgi told the Commission that Dhinakaran was not even a member of the party the day chief minister J Jayalalithaa passed away on December 5 a year ago. "But EC is determined to dispose of the case by October 31", the source said. He said the cross-examination would be the main issue the Commission would hear next Friday. Read More »

After Las Vegas shooting, gun "bump stocks" sell out


So long as the shooter keeps his or her finger over the trigger, the semi-automatic gun will keep firing rapidly - much like a full-automatic. Earlier this week, Trump appeared open to discussion on new gun control measures, but said enough time had not passed since the rampage to open up the conversation. Read More »

Trump Rolling Back Birth Control Insurance Mandate, NYT Says


Another regulation-an even loopier loophole-would offer exemptions to employers with "moral convictions" against covering birth control , the Times reports . The Obama administration's birth control mandate has been disputed by some religious groups, particularly Catholic organizations, which have argued that having to pay for their employees' birth control violates their religious beliefs. Read More »

United States approves missile sale to Japan amid North Korea threat


Raytheon Missile Systems will serve as the principal contractor for the sale that will support the foreign policy and national security of the USA by meeting the security and defence needs of a major ally and partner nation. "Japan will have no difficulty absorbing these additional munitions into the Japan Air Self-Defense Force", it said . The State Department stressed that the proposed sale will not alter the basic military balance on the region. Read More »

Foss vessels to support FEMA relief efforts


While the FCC was marked by partisan politics earlier this week, when the Senate confirmed Republican Chairman Ajit Pai for another 5-year term, today the regulatory body acted in a bipartisan fashion, voting unanimously to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Read More »