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Deadline to submit DACA on October 5 Deadline to submit DACA on October 5
- October 03, 2017

He was able to start working a legally secure job to support himself and his family, obtain a driver's license, enroll in college and speak more openly about his predicament as someone who only knows a life in the USA, but is uncertain about his future in this country. (more...)
Three Quarters Of Voters Have Posted Their Survey Forms, Poll Says Three Quarters Of Voters Have Posted Their Survey Forms, Poll Says
- October 03, 2017

Polling had shown a drop in support for equal marriage as anti-LGBT activists began a divisive campaign based on tactics developed by evangelicals in the U.S., attempting to conflate the marriage vote with transgender issues and LGBT sex education. (more...)
West Virginia Mountaineers at Texas Christian Horned Frogs, 10/07/17 West Virginia Mountaineers at Texas Christian Horned Frogs, 10/07/17
- October 03, 2017

Kenny Hill returns as the quarterback for TCU and has been taking care of the ball and playing well on third down with nine touchdowns and only three interceptions. Their O/U now stands at 3-0-1 in their last 4 games overall and on grass, 1-5 in their last 6 games following a bye-week, and 7-20 in their last 27 conference games. (more...)
Impossible to Report Gun Facts, We Need Gun Control — NBC Reporter Impossible to Report Gun Facts, We Need Gun Control — NBC Reporter
- October 03, 2017

In a tweet , the president extended his "warmest condolences and sympathies" to the victims and their families. During his first interview, Eric said that his brother was not an avid guy collector, with no military background. "We heard what sounded like firecrackers going off". "They checked each floor until they located what they believed to be the room", Lombardo said. (more...)
Oil cuts add to Saudi pain as GDP contracts for second quarter Oil cuts add to Saudi pain as GDP contracts for second quarter
- October 03, 2017

If the gloomy figures persist, the Saudi economy is likely to contract in 2017 for the first time since the global financial crisis in 2008. Oil prices have partly recovered after major producers inside and outside OPEC, including Saudi Arabia , agreed a year ago to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day to bolster global prices. (more...)
Many speak out on gun violence following Las Vegas shooting Many speak out on gun violence following Las Vegas shooting
- October 03, 2017

There's not much we can do, but we can learn". White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the day after the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's history is not the time to renew a debate over gun control. Giffords and Kelly were also expected to respond to the shooting on Capitol Hill on Monday afternoon. "Let's be clear, there's a difference between speech and action", Gillespie said. (more...)
Another tropical wave is moving toward the Gulf Another tropical wave is moving toward the Gulf
- October 03, 2017

At the moment, it's simply a very disorganized group of showers and thunderstorms. A smattering of cloudy weather near the northwestern Caribbean Sea has a small chance of becoming this hurricane season's next tropical depression, storm or hurricane, forecasters say. (more...)
Australia's future war ships to have missile defence Australia's future war ships to have missile defence
- October 03, 2017

Tensions in the region have spiked considerably in recent months as North Korea conducted a series of tests of its medium- and long-range ballistic missiles, some of which flew over Japan, as well as its sixth nuclear test on Sept.3. Saab Australia will develop a single combat management system (CMS) as part of federal government investment of more than $1 billion towards Australia's Naval Shipbuilding Plan that aims to create hundreds of jobs across the defence industry. (more...)
Terrorists Of 'Afzal Guru Squad' Storm Srinagar BSF Camp, Soldier Dead Terrorists Of 'Afzal Guru Squad' Storm Srinagar BSF Camp, Soldier Dead
- October 03, 2017

A group of four or five terrorists in military fatigues breached four layers of security at BSF's 182 battalion at 3.45 am, when it was still dark. "Around 4 am, terrorists managed to enter BSC camp headquarter, fired indiscriminately and threw grenades". (more...)
North Korea smuggled weapons worth millions to Egypt, says UN North Korea smuggled weapons worth millions to Egypt, says UN
- October 03, 2017

However, the deal was only interrupted after US intelligence agencies saw the vessel and informed Egyptian authorities, according to current and former USA officials and diplomats familiar with the events. "The shipment that was confiscated was not destined for Egypt", said Abu Zeid. Abu Zeid added that the report "is trying to create a false impression that Egypt is not committed to the implementation of Security Council resolutions regarding North Korea". (more...)
Canadian titles among diverse kids' books librarian suggests to Melania Trump Canadian titles among diverse kids' books librarian suggests to Melania Trump
- October 03, 2017

The letter rejecting the books stated "rather than sending books to a well-funded elementary school in Cambridge, Trump should instead be devoting resources to schools in underfunded and underprivileged communities". While Soeiro's school is doing well, "school libraries around the country are being shuttered", Soeiro wrote in the blog post. She then characterized Dr. (more...)
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for third time this year Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for third time this year
- October 03, 2017

Over the past year, Mr. Navalny turned into the pre-eminent critic of Russia's president, Vladimir V. Putin, exposing endemic corruption among top-level government officials in a series of popular videos . The decision was announced by a Moscow judge Monday following Navalny's detention Friday. The Kremlin has dismissed Navalny, who has faced repeated jailings and criminal cases, as an urbanite out of touch with people living in Russia's 11 time zones where Putin draws his support from. (more...)
Jacob Rees-Mogg politely takes on angry protesters at Conservative Party Conference Jacob Rees-Mogg politely takes on angry protesters at Conservative Party Conference
- October 03, 2017

A Tory conference event featuring Jacob Rees-Mogg has descended into chaos after protesters mobbed the high-profile backbencher. When told that the Tories are presiding over the worst living standards on records he insisted they were still improving*. (more...)
Lil' Wayne Didn't Perform in SC Over Security Issue Lil' Wayne Didn't Perform in SC Over Security Issue
- October 03, 2017

A rep for the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C., released a statement on Sunday (Oct. 1) saying that Wayne "elected not to come into the building through the venue's standard safety procedures". The promoters listed on concert announcements were Columbia area-based Victory Promotions and Ben Hated LLC. All three had nothing posted about the concert on their social media accounts as of Sunday evening. (more...)
Approximately 45000 Determined Eligible for Excelsior Scholarship Program Approximately 45000 Determined Eligible for Excelsior Scholarship Program
- October 03, 2017

Cuomo says a college degree is necessary to succeed in today's economy and the state program allows more New Yorkers to reach their full potential. The 22,000 Excelsior beneficiaries aligns with the state's projections for the first year of the program, the governor's office said. (more...)
Trial of Accused Benghazi Ringleader Begins in Washington Trial of Accused Benghazi Ringleader Begins in Washington
- October 03, 2017

In his opening statement, defense attorney Jeffrey Robinson called Abu Khattala a " Libyan patriot" who fought on America's side in the war against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. "He killed Ambassador Stevens - a man of peace". On Monday, prosecutors highlighted evidence they said will show Abu Khatallah not only orchestrated efforts to gather weapons ahead of the attack but will also show he rushed the gates of the mission armed with an AK-47 rifle and fuel canisters which were used to set ... (more...)
Palestinian PM arrives in Gaza, first visit since 2015 Palestinian PM arrives in Gaza, first visit since 2015
- October 03, 2017

Hamdallah met with the leaders of rival political movement Hamas , 10 years after they violently forced his allies out of Gaza in a near civil war. And long-time Hamas ally Qatar's diplomatic isolation led to a fall in backing for the group. He also pledged to prioritise aid programmes for Gaza's two million inhabitants, who UN Secretary General António Guterres said at the end of August were enduring "one of the most dramatic humanitarian crises" that he had yet witnessed. (more...)
GoFundMe Campaign Created for Las Vegas Shooting Victims, Donations Surpass $1 Million GoFundMe Campaign Created for Las Vegas Shooting Victims, Donations Surpass $1 Million
- October 03, 2017

Within the first three hours of the campaign, more than $620,000 was raised. Las Vegas residents began lining up to donate blood at United Blood Services in Northwest Las Vegas not long after news of the mass shooting began to spread. (more...)
Australia Is Voting Yes On Same-Sex Marriage, Poll Finds Australia Is Voting Yes On Same-Sex Marriage, Poll Finds
- October 03, 2017

Voters have been strongly encouraged to return their forms by October 27, before the final deadline of November 7. Approvals for private sector houses slipped 0.6 per cent in August, while permits in the "other dwellings" category, which includes apartment blocks and townhouses, were 4.8 per cent higher, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday. (more...)
Murphy says lawmakers 'afraid of gun industry' Murphy says lawmakers 'afraid of gun industry'
- October 03, 2017

Paul McQuillen, with the group New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, says the Las Vegas incident once again highlights the inadequacies of the nation's gun laws. Gun control advocates, including Hillary Clinton, argue that making silencers easier to purchase would make it hard to hear gunshots, which could lead to more deaths in mass shootings . (more...)
Oman's Sultan Qaboos receives Iranian FM in Muscat Oman's Sultan Qaboos receives Iranian FM in Muscat
- October 03, 2017

Zarif arrived in Muscat on Monday morning for a one-day official visit to the Gulf sultanate. "The Islamic Republic of Iran and Oman are having very special ties in political areas", said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday in Muscat. (more...)
'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says
- October 03, 2017

Trump, who spent the weekend at his Bedminster golf resort in New Jersey, accused Puerto Ricans via Twitter of wanting "everything to be done for them", even as criticism grew that federal relief efforts amid massive hurricane damage have fallen desperately short. (more...)
As US launches DDoS attacks, N. Korea gets more bandwidth-from Russian Federation As US launches DDoS attacks, N. Korea gets more bandwidth-from Russian Federation
- October 03, 2017

In recent years, North Korea has been blamed by Western governments for several major cyber attacks, including against banks and Sony Pictures, as well as the WannaCry ransomware attack that froze computers in over 100 countries unless their owners sent cash. (more...)
Documents Reveal Previously Unknown Contacts Between Russia and Trump's Campaign Documents Reveal Previously Unknown Contacts Between Russia and Trump's Campaign
- October 03, 2017

These communications contextualize another campaign-season project involving Cohen and related to Russian Federation: a separate 2015 effort to finally construct a Trump-branded luxury hotel and condo building in downtown Moscow. "I did not accept this invitation", Cohen told The Post . Trump's son, son-in-law, campaign chairman, low-level foreign policy advisers - and as the new revelations show, his lawyer - all have now been found to have fielded inquiries in the weeks before or ... (more...)
Taj Mahal missing from UP tourism booklet Taj Mahal missing from UP tourism booklet
- October 03, 2017

Taj Mahal , one of the ' Seven Wonders of the World ' and UNESCO World Heritage site has failed to feature in Uttar Pradesh's recent tourism booklet namely 'Uttar Pradesh Paryatan-Apaar Sambhavnayen'. "But if you are going to compare Taj Mahal with UP CM, I'm going to say that go and check your facts - whether the roots are just (of a) mazhar or they are deep enough to be a Shiv temple", Singh said in a discussion on the CNN-IBN new channel. (more...)
CBS exec fired after making insensitive remarks about Las Vegas shooting victims CBS exec fired after making insensitive remarks about Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 03, 2017

A CBS spokesperson confirmed that Geftman-Gold was sacked because of the Facebook post which violated their standards. Geftman-Gold's comments sparked widespread condemnation. We have attempted to contact her through her Twitter account, which is private, for comment. As of this writing, 58 people were killed and another 515 wounded in the Las Vegas shooting . (more...)
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...)

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