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Are the Obamas buying a Manhattan condo? Are the Obamas buying a Manhattan condo?
- October 03, 2017

A duplex apartment in the building apparently went up for contract for $10 million last week, leading some to speculate that the Obamas have made a purchase and could soon move in-but that hasn't been confirmed yet. The corner living room comes with a wood-burning fireplace and views towards the East River. The Obamas could easily afford it, given reports that the bidding to the rights for their joint book deal had skyrocketed to a record $60 million earlier this year. (more...)
Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control
- October 03, 2017

Trump. "In the days ahead we will grieve as a nation, we will honor the memory of those lost as a nation", she said. "Look to Chicago where you had over 4,000 victims of gun-related crimes a year ago". The Las Vegas shooting has reignited debate over the ease of access to firearms in the U.S., with Hillary Clinton criticising the National Rifle Association (NRA) for backing legislation that would relax rules over the purchase of silencers. (more...)
"No evidence" of shots fired at University of Southern California
- October 03, 2017

Officers searched Fertitta Hall. A USC spokesperson told The Tab that shots had been reported but not confirmed. The professor, who hasn't been identified, was going through "some sort of episode" when she urged students to take cover because of an "active shooter", at the school shortly after noon, KABC-TV reported . (more...)
Las Vegas concertgoers hid in a freezer during the mass shooting Las Vegas concertgoers hid in a freezer during the mass shooting
- October 03, 2017

The company's stock took a hit in November with the election of Republican President Donald J. Trump, who had the support of the National Rifle Association . In his statement , he said that he is "furious" at the congressional inaction in response to the Las Vegas mass shooting. 50 percent of those polled said they were concerned the government will go too far in restricting gun rights, while 45 percent is anxious the government will not go far enough. (more...)
Zinke's travel under investigation by Interior watchdog Zinke's travel under investigation by Interior watchdog
- October 03, 2017

Last week, it was revealed that Zinke and several staffers had chartered an oil company plane for a flight from Las Vegas to Montana in June, costing taxpayers $12,375. Zinke has said he followed the law and that all of the flights were only booked after "extensive due diligence". The Trump administration "tells us there's no money for Medicare, Medicaid, public education or enforcing environmental standards, but there's plenty for them taking twelve-thousand-dollar flights instead of ... (more...)
Snyder: Lower flags to half-staff after Las Vegas shooting Snyder: Lower flags to half-staff after Las Vegas shooting
- October 03, 2017

Ige. He said he and his wife Mary are sending love and prayers to the victims, "and we will continue to pray because the healing process is only beginning". In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, flags will be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down October 2 through October 6. The governor's directive is in accordance with a proclamation issued today by President Donald Trump. (more...)
US Sen. Roger Wicker Votes to Confirm FCC Chairman Pai US Sen. Roger Wicker Votes to Confirm FCC Chairman Pai
- October 03, 2017

Pai won confirmation by 52-41 over objections from Democrats, who criticized him for moving to deregulate US telecommunications rules. Since he took the reins of the FCC this past January, Chairman Pai has been implementing a forward-looking agenda by promoting investment in broadband networks, particularly in unserved areas, eliminating barriers that hinder private investment, and ensuring that public funds are distributed efficiently in areas that would most benefit. (more...)
Congress Drops the Ball on 9 Million Kids & Their Health Insurance Congress Drops the Ball on 9 Million Kids & Their Health Insurance
- October 03, 2017

There are now around 9 million kids in the country that rely on CHIP - kids that would likely go uninsured if CHIP wasn't an option. Its federal funding deadline was September 30, and if Congress does not work soon to restore the program, money that states provide toward CHIP could run out between December and March 2018, according to a Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission report from July. (more...)
US Navy admiral pledges to defend Japan, S.Korea US Navy admiral pledges to defend Japan, S.Korea
- October 03, 2017

Sometimes, those Chinese ships "steam in to check out the carrier". The USS Ronald Reagan , the biggest USA warship based in Asia, will be allowed to dock in China's special administrative region as tensions have not receded since a series of North Korea provocations culminated in a fresh round of global sanctions, the South China Morning Post reported Sunday. (more...)
SL Green Realty Corporation (NYSE:SLG) Holdings Cut by Ameriprise Financial Inc
- October 03, 2017

Keybank National Association OH boosted its stake in shares of SL Green Realty Corporation by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC) has risen 10.49% since October 2, 2016 and is uptrending. The company has market cap of $15.60 billion. The Firm operates through payment services segment. It has a 20.49 P/E ratio. The Company specializes in the ownership, leasing and financing of convenience store and gasoline station properties. (more...)
Orlando mayor: We stand with Las Vegas Orlando mayor: We stand with Las Vegas
- October 03, 2017

The gunman's brother, Eric Paddock, of Orlando, told News4Jax sister station News 6 "there is nothing" he knows of that could have caused his brother to do something so frightful. I'm praying for the people who are injured, and I hope they all survive. "That they learned from what we experienced here". Mina applauded Las Vegas officers response. (more...)
Bakersfield off-duty officer injured during shooting at Las Vegas concert Bakersfield off-duty officer injured during shooting at Las Vegas concert
- October 03, 2017

At least two L.A. County Sheriff's Department employees and an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer were among those wounded in a mass shooting Sunday night in Las Vegas that left more than 50 people dead and hundreds wounded. Some of our officers witnessed the gunfire but were not in a position to return fire. The officer's wife had minor injuries. Chief Lyle Martin and the entire Bakersfield Police Department extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims of this brutal act, as ... (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's father was on FBI's Most Wanted list Las Vegas gunman's father was on FBI's Most Wanted list
- October 03, 2017

Eric Paddock, Stephen Paddock's brother, said the family was estranged from Benjamin Paddock after Eric's birth, and Benjamin Paddock is now dead. The suspect was a licensed pilot, who owned two planes. But his family didn't know whether Stephen Paddock had significant gaming debts. As for what motivated the actions of his brother, Eric Paddock said he and his family are "still just completely befuddled". (more...)
Atlanta City council unanimously passes new marijuana legislation Atlanta City council unanimously passes new marijuana legislation
- October 03, 2017

The Atlanta City Council has voted unanimously to reduce the penalties for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana to a small fine. City Councilman Kwanza Hall was triple-booked, and trying to make it to all his scheduled stops, as he campaigns to be the Mayor of Atlanta . (more...)
Worst shooting incidents in US Worst shooting incidents in US
- October 03, 2017

Over 50 people were injured in Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida as reported by CBS . Police shoot and kill Mateen during an operation to free hostages officials say he was holding at the club. In December 2015 , 14 people were killed when Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik opened fire at an office party in San Bernardino, California. (more...)
BC man killed in Vegas mass shooting BC man killed in Vegas mass shooting
- October 02, 2017

Audience members who were attending our shows have since been authorized to leave the theatres. "We are in the process of checking in with each of them and organizing on-the-ground support for all our teams". "I can't believe this just happened!" The shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock, was found dead inside a hotel room. He had as many as 10 guns with him, including rifles, they said. (more...)
Red Deer under a winter storm warning Red Deer under a winter storm warning
- October 02, 2017

In addition to the snow, EC says that strong winds of 60 km/h, gusting to 90 km/h, are also expected. "These strong winds will combine with the falling snow to reduce visibilities in some areas", Environment Canada said in a weather alert for Calgary. (more...)
Ohio Elected Officials Offer Condolences after Las Vegas Shooting Ohio Elected Officials Offer Condolences after Las Vegas Shooting
- October 02, 2017

OH public officials offered prayers, condolences and calls for a renewed focus on weapons after a gunman killed at least 58 people and injured over 500 in Las Vegas . We don't just need to pray for people. 'Horrified and heartbroken by the very bad tragedy in #LasVegas last night. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was also seriously injured in a shooting during a congressional baseball practice in June, echoed similar sentiments. (more...)
Supreme Court won't hear lawsuit about fishing monitor cost Supreme Court won't hear lawsuit about fishing monitor cost
- October 02, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ended a protracted legal battle over Minnesota's program for confining sex offenders deemed a continuing risk to the public, refusing to revisit a ruling that declared the program constitutional. Eric Janus is a law professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul who has testified as an expert against the program. The Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a dispute between New Mexico and the federal government. (more...)
U.S. top court divided over curbing workers' class-action suits U.S. top court divided over curbing workers' class-action suits
- October 02, 2017

Aside from the cases , the term could be memorable for other reasons. It will be Justice Neil Gorsuch's first full term on the bench. Trump appointed Gorsuch to fill the seat that had been vacant since Justice Antonin Scalia's death . (more...)
UK's Theresa May Says Her Cabinet Is 'United' Ahead of Party's Conference UK's Theresa May Says Her Cabinet Is 'United' Ahead of Party's Conference
- October 02, 2017

We voted for that previous year - so let's get on with it ", he told mass-selling tabloid The Sun . Tory backbenchers and business groups alike have been frustrated by the splits . "I really believe in that". Everybody has got to pull their weight within the Government'. A poll conducted by Yougov for the Times of Conservative party members found that 23 per cent wanted former London Mayor Boris Johnson to take over as leader if and when Mrs May steps down. (more...)
Vehicle attack kills one American service member, wounds another in Iraq Vehicle attack kills one American service member, wounds another in Iraq
- October 02, 2017

Since the war against the Islamic State began in 2014, 13 American service members have been killed in Iraq and Syria. The statement's reference to "pertinent national authorities" may indicate that the deceased service member is not a member of the US military. (more...)
West Tennessee man killed in Las Vegas mass shooting West Tennessee man killed in Las Vegas mass shooting
- October 02, 2017

Melton's wife, Heather Melton, told FOX17 she is in disbelief. Heather Melton is an orthopaedic surgeon there, and officials from the center said they will provide counselors to staff who are struggling to deal with this "horrible incident". (more...)
Theresa May facing mutiny ahead of Conservative party conference Theresa May facing mutiny ahead of Conservative party conference
- October 02, 2017

In an interview with The Observer , Mr Javid said: "In the local elections, for example, we left many of our local councillors and campaigners to come up with their local manifestos and focus on the core message of what you could expect from a Conservative council - costing you less, giving you more, backing their community and businesses". (more...)
Accused 'Chelsea bomber' removed from NY courtroom as trial begins Accused 'Chelsea bomber' removed from NY courtroom as trial begins
- October 02, 2017

Ahmad Khan Rahimi stood and asked to speak Monday as a prosecutor tried to start opening statements. He was escorted from the room by USA marshals and remained outside as a prosecutor delivered her opening statement. Marine Corps. The other one detonated in Chelsea. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges, and is being held without bail. Rahimi was identified as a suspect and captured after a gun battle with police in Linden, New Jersey on the morning of September 19, 2016. (more...)
Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer Trailer Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer Trailer
- October 02, 2017

Pistorius went on to have what seemed to be a fairytale romance with a model, Steenkamp . Meanwhile, The Supreme Court in Bloemfontein has set down one day in early November to hear the state's appeal of convicted murderer's sentence. The film was written by Amber Benson , who is best known for playing Tara on Buffy the Vampire Slayer . " Blade Runner Killer" stars Andreas Damm, a South African actor based in NY, and Toni Garrn , a German model, as Pistorius and Steenkamp ... (more...)
Democrats Immediately Call For Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting Democrats Immediately Call For Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting
- October 02, 2017

Market makers clearly feel the horrific events in Las Vegas are more likely to lead to an increase in demand for firearms so people can protect themselves - assuming they are still alive after the first shots have been fired - than they are to lead to a crack-down on ownership of guns. (more...)
Puerto Ricans in North Texas Outraged by President Trump's Tweets Puerto Ricans in North Texas Outraged by President Trump's Tweets
- October 02, 2017

While the president sunk to an inexcusable new low on Saturday, images coming out of the storm-ravaged USA territory show us what's really going on. Mitchell will fly to the Atlantic island on Monday from Virginia. "It's 45 days, and could be longer". The U.S. president's trip to a New Jersey golf course is said to have delayed the island's intended aid, according to reports. (more...)
Two infiltration bids foiled, 4 militants killed Two infiltration bids foiled, 4 militants killed
- October 02, 2017

Earlier in the day, the Army foiled another infiltration bid by militants in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district. Meanwhile, Col Kalia said another infiltration bid was foiled when Army intercepted a group of militants tried to sneaking into this side from PaK in Rampur sector in Baramulla. (more...)
Diamondbacks crush Royals 14-2 Diamondbacks crush Royals 14-2
- October 02, 2017

I got the tickets to the Wild Card game the day of. Dayton Moore, the Royal's general manager will do his best to sign some of them back, but these guys are going to attract big money contracts the Royals can not match. "These last couple of games, we're all celebrating what we've accomplished here together". Baltimore's Buck Showalter is also considered safe despite a poor September that dropped the Orioles to their first last-place finish since 2011, Showalter's first full season with the ... (more...)

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