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Spanish police suppress voters celebrating Catalan independence result Spanish police suppress voters celebrating Catalan independence result
- October 02, 2017

Rajoy praised officers for " performing their duty ", while the Spanish foreign minister called the police response " proportionate ". Foreign secretary Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom was "worried by any violence" but added: "The referendum , as I understand it, is not constitutional so a balance needs to be struck.' Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's lead for Brexit, said he was against the 'disproportionate violence". (more...)
Gujarat: Dalit man beaten to death, eight arrested Gujarat: Dalit man beaten to death, eight arrested
- October 02, 2017

The accused said Dalits do not have any right to watch the Garba , a popular dance festival in Gujarat. The attackers allegedly thrashed the Dalit men and banged Jayesh's head against a wall, the police officer said. He was joined by Chintan Patel, Jignesh Patel, Rutvik Patel, Vickey Patel, Dhaval Patel, Ripen Patel and Dipesh Patel, all residents of Bhadraniya village in beating up the Dalits. (more...)
Las Vegas police hunt 'active shooter' at Mandalay Bay casino Las Vegas police hunt 'active shooter' at Mandalay Bay casino
- October 02, 2017

The Las Vegas Police Department announced that they were not looking for additional shooters at this time. "We have in excess of 100-plus injured and excess of 20-plus that have died at this point", Las Vegas Metro Police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told a press conference. (more...)
Roger Waters to play 2018 British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park Roger Waters to play 2018 British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park
- October 02, 2017

The legendary singer-songwriter, 74, will perform at the British Summer Time festival in July, and has also announced a full United Kingdom tour of his Us + Them show. Waters' tour title comes from 1974 track "Us and Them" from Pink Floyd's multi million-selling album Dark Side of the Moon . Roger will play the city centre venue on July 7. (more...)
Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Sees Unusual Trading Volume in Its Shares
- October 02, 2017

The Firm is a well-known provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office, delivering network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments. (more...)
British climber killed in Yosemite rockslide died saving his wife British climber killed in Yosemite rockslide died saving his wife
- October 02, 2017

That fall injured Jim Evans, who was driving out of the national park when rubble broke through the sunroof of his SUV, hitting the resident of Naples, Florida, in the head, said his wife. Pacific time (6:20 p.m. EDT) on Thursday afternoon, was the largest yet and injured one man, who was airlifted from Yosemite valley to a local hospital, spokesman Scott Gediman said. (more...)
Prakash Raj warns Narendra Modi Prakash Raj warns Narendra Modi
- October 02, 2017

While a large part of the film fraternity has stayed mum on the murder of journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, actor Prakash Raj has called out the Prime Minister for staying silent on Lankesh's cold-blooded murder. Prakash Raj has received five National Awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Mani Ratnam's Iruvar , Best Actor for Kanchivaram , Special Jury Award for Anthahpuram and Best Film award for Puttakkana Highway . (more...)
Lafayette Police Officer fatally shot at convenience store Lafayette Police Officer fatally shot at convenience store
- October 02, 2017

David said the unidentified officer was responding to the scene when he was shot and killled. Master Tpr. Brooks David with LSP Troop I said the suspect allegedly fired at the responding officer, who then shot back. The investigation is active and ongoing. KLFY will continue to follow this story throughout the day Monday and provide further details as they become available. (more...)
90% Yes: Catalonia Votes to Secede Amid Spanish Crackdown 90% Yes: Catalonia Votes to Secede Amid Spanish Crackdown
- October 02, 2017

At least 844 people were evacuated to hospitals following clashes with the Catalan police during Sunday's controversial independence referendum . However, only about 41 percent said they intend to vote "Yes" to independence when asked in June of this year by the Centre for Opinion Studies, the regional government's polling body. (more...)
Mombasa, Kisumu, Migori, Kakamega anti-IEBC NASA demos Mombasa, Kisumu, Migori, Kakamega anti-IEBC NASA demos
- October 02, 2017

Some supporters of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) on Monday morning heeded their leaders' call to stage street demos to push for reforms at the electoral commission. In the meantime, in Nairobi, heavy security has been deployed at the IEBC headquarters at the Anniversary Towers and its environs as the NASA leaders and their supporters make good their threat. (more...)
Trump praises 'leadership' of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands govs after slamming mayor Trump praises 'leadership' of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands govs after slamming mayor
- October 02, 2017

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello praised the Trump administration and the hurricane recovery efforts at a press briefing in San Juan on Sunday, while reflecting at length about systemic inequalities that hurt the us territory. The plane also had a box of satellite phones for the healthcare professionals to use to communicate with each other as they work. The president also dedicated several tweets to pushing back against what he described as "fake news" about the response to ... (more...)
Houthi Forces Claim Shooting Down US MQ-9 Surveillance Drone in Yemen Houthi Forces Claim Shooting Down US MQ-9 Surveillance Drone in Yemen
- October 02, 2017

The MQ-9 Reaper, with a 20-metre wingspan and a maximum payload of more than 1,800 kilograms, can carry a range of weapons including missiles and laser-guided bombs. "The armed group reported that they destroyed a drone hovering over Marib province back in February", he said. More than 8,500 people have since been killed and almost 49,000 wounded in the conflict, according to the World Health Organization. (more...)
'Judwaa 2' Has Earned Nearly Rs. 60 Crore In Its First Weekend 'Judwaa 2' Has Earned Nearly Rs. 60 Crore In Its First Weekend
- October 02, 2017

The movie has not got good reviews from the critics but it got a good response as per its collection. Mumbai: Varun Dhawan might just be nine films old, but he has consolidated his huge box-office clout with his latest release, " Judwaa 2 ". (more...)
Turkish, Iranian chiefs of staff hold talks in Tehran Turkish, Iranian chiefs of staff hold talks in Tehran
- October 02, 2017

The Turkish General was received by Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Bagheri. While Iraq's Kurds held a vote for independence on September 25, neighbors and countries in the Middle East, including Iran and Turkey, have voiced opposition to the vote. (more...)
Palestinian PM in Gaza in reconciliation effort Palestinian PM in Gaza in reconciliation effort
- October 02, 2017

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has opened his trip to the Gaza Strip for meetings with rival faction with a message of reconciliation. Egyptian delegates arrived in Gaza on Sunday on the eve of the fresh attempt at reconciliation, an official said. (more...)
Two officers hit by vehicle involved in shooting Two officers hit by vehicle involved in shooting
- October 02, 2017

He was released from the hospital later that evening with minor injuries. In a September 30 story about a pedestrian struck by a police officer, The Associated Press erroneously reported the victim as Lindsay Richard, who is actually the spokeswoman for the Ocean City Police Department. (more...)
I'll meet with Trump if he asks: San Juan Mayor I'll meet with Trump if he asks: San Juan Mayor
- October 02, 2017

Let's just talk about saving lives right now", Cruz said. In an appearance on ABC's "This Week", Cruz said she will meet with Trump during his scheduled visit on Tuesday "if he asks to meet with me". A fourth sister was able to run away and call for help. Hurricane Maria has caused enormous damage on the infrastructure, including water cuts, electricity and telecommunications for several days. (more...)
San Juan Mayor Says 'No Time For Politics' After Trump's Taunts San Juan Mayor Says 'No Time For Politics' After Trump's Taunts
- October 02, 2017

The opening sketch wasn't the only part of the premiere that hammered the President regarding Puerto Rico . Trump, who is scheduled to visit the island on Tuesday, said his government was doing an "amazing job". Sen. Bernie Sanders is criticizing President Donald Trump's attacks on the mayor of devastated Puerto Rico's largest city, calling his words "unspeakable". (more...)
Bangladesh, Myanmar to form 'working group' on refugee crisis Bangladesh, Myanmar to form 'working group' on refugee crisis
- October 02, 2017

Almost half a million Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh due to violence in the Rakhine state that has claimed lives of at least more than 100 people and displaced several others. Under worldwide pressure, Aung San Suu Kyi, in her speech last month, had spoken of taking back the Rohingyas, but said Myanmar would conduct a process of verification. (more...)
Negotiating with NKorea a waste of time Negotiating with NKorea a waste of time
- October 02, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed the prospect of talks with North Korea as a waste of time a day after his own secretary of state said the United States was maintaining open lines of communication with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . (more...)
Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital city, for her part, has accused the Trump administration of inefficiency as the federal government continues to render aid to an island devastated by Hurricane Maria . Much of the focus is on the high country, which is mountainous areas of Puerto Rico that are exceedingly hard to access and subject to landslides and mudslides. (more...)
Trump's visit in November to strengthen PHL-US ties Trump's visit in November to strengthen PHL-US ties
- October 02, 2017

But Trump's embrace quickly disappeared after Duterte rejected the president's invitation to visit the USA in July, saying that he would never visit "lousy" America . "We're not turning our back on human rights". "Our campaign against crime and illegal drugs is not meant to violate human rights; it is intended protect the human rights of our people". (more...)
Manus Island detainee found dead Manus Island detainee found dead
- October 02, 2017

Reported to be a 32-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil , the man was found hanging outside the Lorengau hospital kitchen early this morning. An asylum seeker has died on Manus Island overnight. "Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has blood on his hands". 'This man had suffered for years in a system that Australia's Labor and Liberal parties deliberately designed and operated to cause mental harm, ' he said in a statement. (more...)
Trump Attacks 'Politically Motivated Ingrates' After Hurricane Maria Trump Attacks 'Politically Motivated Ingrates' After Hurricane Maria
- October 02, 2017

While Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer told CBS' Face the Nation : "The president, instead of tweeting against the mayor of San Juan , who's watching her people die and just made a plea for help, [should] roll up his sleeves and get to work here". (more...)
Champion Rea forced out as Davies wins in France Champion Rea forced out as Davies wins in France
- October 02, 2017

Davies bagged the win with a three-second advantage after taking the lead from Alex Lowes on lap four and cleared off as Sykes struggled with his injured hand on a dry track and was unable to do anything about the pace of the Panigale man. (more...)
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...)

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