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Man shoots woman, kidnaps 4-year-old child in downtown Las Vegas
- October 02, 2017

Both the woman and the suspect are parents of the child. According to investigators, the woman's boyfriend was in the vehicle and witnessed the shooting and abduction. Police are also speaking with family members. It has a luggage rack and a temporary plate in the upper left hand corner of the rear window and a dealer placard in the license plate holder. (more...)
Kurds' vote a step towards Mideast partition: Hezbollah Kurds' vote a step towards Mideast partition: Hezbollah
- October 02, 2017

France: The referendum should lead to the proper representation of the Kurds in the Iraqi federal government (which is ostensibly a signal against Kurdish independence). Iraq's northern region has been considered a safe haven for civilians fleeing the government's battle against ISIL extremists. A foreign news agency quoted the Turkish leader as saying that "this shows one thing, that this administration (the Kurdish leadership in northern Iraq ) has a history with Mossad, they are ... (more...)
Swachh Bharat campaign has become a mass movement: Modi Swachh Bharat campaign has become a mass movement: Modi
- October 02, 2017

He said that whatever has been achieved till date, is also the achievement of the Swachhagrahi people of India. He also said that the children are the biggest ambassadors of the Clean India Mission. "We (the government) have started the cleanliness campaign but the public, too, will have to share the responsibility", he said. "We should continue the momentum built by the movement". (more...)
Egypt to Conduct Anal Exams on Men for Waving Rainbow Flag Egypt to Conduct Anal Exams on Men for Waving Rainbow Flag
- October 02, 2017

The African country has been cracking down on LGBTQ people and policies since a rainbow flag was flown in the middle of a concert for Lebanese indie rock ban Mashrou' Leila (who's lead singer is ironically gay) in Cairo on September 22. Same-sex relationships are strongly disapproved of across the Middle East and North Africa, with gay men routinely arrested, sometimes through entrapment on dating apps. (more...)
Trump defends hurricane response in Puerto Rico Trump defends hurricane response in Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

The president says the players are "a tremendous group of folks" and calls them "great champions". As he awarded the trophy to the victorious USA team, he spoke about the disaster in Puerto Rico , as well as hurricane-ravaged Florida and Texas. (more...)
Max Verstappen overtakes Lewis Hamilton for Malaysia GP lead Max Verstappen overtakes Lewis Hamilton for Malaysia GP lead
- October 02, 2017

Verstappen overtook polesitter Hamilton by diving down the inside into Turn 1 on the fourth lap, going on to claim the second win of his F1 career. This leaves him 34 points behind Hamilton with 5 race left this season. "But he only made one attack, then he backed off". Vettel will have to win four of the remaining six races just to even the score again if Hamilton were to finish second in all of them. (more...)
Purchases 3581 Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) Purchases 3581 Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)
- October 02, 2017

Janney Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Vodafone Group Plc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $76.38B market cap company. The 12-month price target is $39.15 with zero equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, zero brokerages rating the company a buy, zero brokerages rating the company a hold, zero analysts rating the company a underperform, and lastly 0 brokers rating the stock a sell. (more...)
$5 trillion question for Trump tax plan: How to pay for it? $5 trillion question for Trump tax plan: How to pay for it?
- October 02, 2017

The hangup remains that many Republican senators are dubious of any agreement to stabilize Obamacare, a program they've spent years railing against and pledged to eliminate. Why? Because the promise of bonkers growth usually means the politicians need that bonkers growth to paper over the ginormous deficits sure to follow - in the real world, under more realistic assumptions. (more...)
In Shift, Health Care Ties Economy as Voters' Top Issue In Shift, Health Care Ties Economy as Voters' Top Issue
- October 02, 2017

However, it is likely there will be more attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Federal funding for the Medicaid expansion would be eliminated by 2026. GOP leaders shelved the bill Tuesday as it became apparent the legislation lacked the votes to pass. Preliminary estimates were that 32 million Americans would have lost coverage if this bill had passed. (more...)
Turkey no longer needs European Union membership, said Erdogan Turkey no longer needs European Union membership, said Erdogan
- October 02, 2017

While European leaders among others have warned Erdogan that his policies are shooting Turkey in the foot on the issue of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership, until now the bombastic president has brushed off the admonitions as though he knows something the others don't. (more...)
Kansas Air National Guard sends tanker to Puerto Rico Kansas Air National Guard sends tanker to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Hogan has authorized the deployment of a 26-member detachment of the Maryland National Guard's 29th Combat Aviation Brigade. The 2017 Puerto Rico Tip-Off event originally scheduled to take place in Fajardo, Puerto Rico has been relocated to Coastal Carolina University in Conway due to the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. (more...)
Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!' Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!'
- October 02, 2017

Save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done!" Headwinds on a possible primer for the resumption of negotiations between the United States and North Korea. "We're not in a dark situation, a blackout", Tillerson told reporters during a visit to China. "And I think we need to calm them down first". Asked whether North Korea would come to the negotiating table, the secretary of state said: "We are probing, so stay tuned". (more...)
Fears Lygon St Buildings Could Collapse Following Suspicious Fire Fears Lygon St Buildings Could Collapse Following Suspicious Fire
- October 02, 2017

The fifteen people forced to abandon their homes were put up at a Travelodge Motel until it was safe for them to return. "Upon arrival, crews witnessed two premises well alight on their second level", Acting Assistant Chief Fire Officer of the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade Costa Katsikas said. (more...)
Ahsan Iqbal should not resign: Saad Rafique Ahsan Iqbal should not resign: Saad Rafique
- October 02, 2017

Speaking to media outside the court, where he waited for 15 minutes for entry permission, he said that security arrangements were earlier finalised under the supervision of chief commissioner of Islamabad . However, he said, the commissioner informed him this morning that "Rangers have suddenly appeared and taken over this place". Saying "I can not be a puppet interior minister", the interior minister said that stern action will be taken against the persons involved in it. (more...)
UAE imposes 100% UAE imposes 100% "sin" taxes on tobacco, energy drinks
- October 02, 2017

The new taxes have come to be called "sin taxes" and will be levied on the sale of cigarettes, tobacco, soft drinks, and energy drinks. The price of tobacco has been doubled and the price of soft drinks has ben increased by 50 percent. The UAE is only the second Gulf Cooperation Council state to implement the tax, which was agreed past year. In April, Adrienne D'Rose, senior manager, Deloitte, who attended the Ministry of Finance briefing on excise tax , told Arabian Business that the ... (more...)
Cuomo sending another round of help to Puerto Rico Cuomo sending another round of help to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Storm response efforts are being hampered by logistical problems. Gil C. Quiniones, NYPA President and CEO, said, "The Power Authority is proud to assist the people of Puerto Rico during the bad devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Maria ". (more...)
Fr Tom has happy home-coming in Kerala Fr Tom has happy home-coming in Kerala
- October 02, 2017

Expressing gratitude for the love shown to him, Fr. Uzhunnalil said that he is very happy to reach his home State. "Certainly I will go there if God wishes me to do so". They didn't torture me and gave me food. Initially they asked who'll help me out from this situation - the government or Church? "They were kind to me", he said. (more...)
Police responding to reports of active shooter in Las Vegas Police responding to reports of active shooter in Las Vegas
- October 02, 2017

Hollywood Reporter claimed that the shooter was firing from a balcony. Videos have emerged on social media of people fleeing from the scene. A witness says it sounded like a "machine gun". People at the Mandalay Bay casino and hotel reported that the casino was being evacuated. Police blocked Las Vegas Blvd.as officers searched the hotel for a shooter. (more...)
Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) Shares Bought by Profund Advisors LLC
- October 02, 2017

The VC1 of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) is 44. The stock declined 0.17% or $0.07 reaching $41.63 per share. Shares of Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) traded down 0.68% during trading on Thursday, reaching $39.62. Johnson Finance Gru owns 29,020 shares or 0.15% of their U.S. portfolio. The ERP5 of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) is 9564. The Gross Margin Score of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) is 7.00000. (more...)
USA lawmakers ask Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico USA lawmakers ask Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

He's set to release a song on October 6 that he wrote to raise money for the island, which was decimated by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria . Trump said the island's police and truckers are "very substantially gone" taking care of their own families and that the federal government has had to bring in drivers, security and other personnel. (more...)
Basic necessities still lacking in Puerto Rico after Maria Basic necessities still lacking in Puerto Rico after Maria
- October 02, 2017

You should see what's up". "We want them to be safe and sound and secure and we will be there every day until that happens". - Tony Schwartz (@tonyschwartz)Trump's tweets about Puerto Rico today show again that we are dealing with a narcissistic sociopath, a clinically deranged individual. (more...)
Catalan independence: Police seize referendum ballot boxes Catalan independence: Police seize referendum ballot boxes
- October 02, 2017

They have sealed some polling places and also confiscated ballot boxes. Following the trouble that broke out Barcelona club officials had decided they could not guarantee the safety of playing a match as Spanish police fire rubber bullets at protesters on the streets of Catalonia . (more...)
Local group collecting donations to send to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

The Puerto Rican Cultural Society says they won't stop helping until the island's power grid is fully restored. Following public outcry, the White House agreed on Thursday to temporarily lift the Jones Act for 10 days. "The commodities that are in these containers are no less important than the cargo that was consigned to FEMA", Ayala told CNN. More than 200 volunteers at the coliseum are going through each box, item by item, making sure each box is properly labeled and that food items ... (more...)
Category 5 spin storm hits Puerto Rico Category 5 spin storm hits Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Puerto Ricans have been recognized as US citizens for a century. "Outside of the Fake News or politically motivated ingrates, .people are now starting to recognize the wonderful work that has been done by FEMA and our great Military", Trump wrote in two morning tweets . (more...)
As Puerto Rico awaits Hurricane Maria relief, Donald Trump takes to Twitter As Puerto Rico awaits Hurricane Maria relief, Donald Trump takes to Twitter
- October 02, 2017

He may also visit the U.S. Virgin Islands, which is also undergoing a hurricane relief effort. " We are dying , and you are killing us with the inefficiency", Cruz said at a news conference, her voice breaking with rage. That needs to be resolved immediately. She added, "We've worked so hard to get to where we were and to have so many things that we were so proud of in our country, to just literally revert backward is the most frustrating thing". (more...)
United States in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson United States in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson
- October 02, 2017

The standoff has entered a new, more risky phase since then as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Trump have exchanged personal insults and threats of war. Asked how he could know whether the North would even contemplate coming to the table to negotiate away its growing nuclear arsenal, Tillerson told reporters in Beijing: "We are probing , so stay tuned ". (more...)
Cameroon tensions high for symbolic anglophone 'independence' Cameroon tensions high for symbolic anglophone 'independence'
- October 02, 2017

Security forces killed six protesters and arrested hundreds of others following calls for reforms by lawyers and teachers past year, and the internet was shut down in Anglophone regions from January to April. Hundreds nevertheless slipped through the countryside to get around the blockade and into the city, where security forces used teargas to try to stop them from marching on the regional governor's office. (more...)
Knife attack at Marseille train station Knife attack at Marseille train station
- October 02, 2017

Two women were stabbed to death at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday. French interior minister, Gérard Collomb said on Twitter that he will be heading to Marseilles following the attack. A man has killed two women , this Sunday, Saint-Charles railway station in Marseille. If it does turn out to be a terrorist incident, it will be the latest in a lengthening line of such attacks in France. (more...)
UP: Six injured in clash between two communities in Kanpur UP: Six injured in clash between two communities in Kanpur
- October 02, 2017

The situation is expected to be brought under control soon. He was supposed to take part in a clean India marathon. Despite heavy presence of security personnel, stray incidents of clashes were reported from Daltonganj, Jamshedpur and Ranchi. (more...)
10-Year-Old Boy Dies as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch 10-Year-Old Boy Dies as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch
- October 02, 2017

The official said the heavy cross-border firing started around 0650 hours, triggering panic among border residents. He said the injured civilians have been rushed to a hospital. Pakistan violated ceasefire in Keri and Digwar areas of Poonch district. "Shelling and firing exchanges are going on", a source told IANS . The forces killed an infiltrator. (more...)

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