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Scalise 'absolutely' as strong as ever on 2nd Amendment Scalise 'absolutely' as strong as ever on 2nd Amendment
- October 04, 2017

In the Las Vegas massacre , now considered the most deadly mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police discovered more than 20 firearms in the hotel room where the gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the 22,000 people attending a music festival across the street. (more...)
Festive four-day Test may be off the agenda Festive four-day Test may be off the agenda
- October 04, 2017

Proteas vice-captain Dean Elgar spoke out strongly against plans for four-day Tests, saying it would be disrespectful to the highest form of the game and tantamount to making it a scapegoat for cricket's other deficiencies. "If you play around the world Test cricket is followed quite well; in England and Australia", said Elgar. "From a bowling point of view‚ I am excited to see what he is going to bring to the side over the next two years". (more...)
NAB reference: Ishaq Dar appears before accountability court NAB reference: Ishaq Dar appears before accountability court
- October 04, 2017

The bureau, however, left room for transactions from these accounts, as NAB has made this subject to the orders of the accountability court. The NAB authorities had provided a list of 28 witnesses in the case on which the court directed the prosecution to produce two of the witnesses on next hearing, which is scheduled for today. (more...)
What to do in the wake of the Las Vegas slaughter What to do in the wake of the Las Vegas slaughter
- October 04, 2017

The early analysis is that Shepherd's hunch is probably right. And it's not going to be as though a piece of legislation is going to solve this by any means, and even the gun background check probably would not have prevented this person from getting a gun but doing nothing is acting as though there is no problem. (more...)
Johnson lauds PM May over Brexit Johnson lauds PM May over Brexit
- October 04, 2017

She was, however, in the audience for Chancellor Philip Hammond's speech yesterday and for Johnson's address a year ago. "Contrary to some of the stuff that I notice has been knocking around in the media, you have a cabinet that is totally united behind every comma, every full stop, every syllable of the prime minister's excellent Florence speech", he said. (more...)
National Night Out is tonight National Night Out is tonight
- October 04, 2017

Tuesday night. The event will continue as scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. "Alot of us really don't know who our neighbors are so this is one night out of the entire year that we say come on, go out there and find out who lived across from you because it really does prevent crime", CCPD spokesperson Arlene Cordell said. (more...)
Mass shooting in Las Vegas brings up issue of automatic weapons
- October 04, 2017

Yablon says add-ons such as the bump stock are part of the fast-growing "tactical segment" of the gun industry. Here's a look at the device. I am under no illusion that prohibiting bump stocks and similar devices would greatly reduce the rate of gun death in the United States. (more...)
Bali under STATE OF EMERGENCY: Evacuees threat of looming Mount Agung volcano Bali under STATE OF EMERGENCY: Evacuees threat of looming Mount Agung volcano
- October 04, 2017

Six mobile emergency sirens to provide early warning to people in the event of a volcanic eruption have also been standing by around Mount Agung since last week, while plans to divert aircraft away from Bali have been drawn up in the event ash clouds from the volcano affects flights. (more...)
Sheriff: Investigators want to talk to Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend Sheriff: Investigators want to talk to Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend
- October 04, 2017

Authorities believe Paddock had a device similar to a hammer to smash the hotel windows prior to the shooting, Lombardo said. But investigators haven't determined a motive for the Sunday night shooting. The family said their father was shocked by the news. There, the Federal Bureau of Investigation staked out the motel where Paddock was staying. According to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence , Nevada state law does not prohibit the transfer or possession of.50-caliber rifles, ... (more...)
Growth stalls despite rise in house prices Growth stalls despite rise in house prices
- October 04, 2017

Mr Lawless said the harbour city's growth rate had also been dragged down by the detached housing sector, which fell 0.3 per cent over the month and 0.2 per cent over the quarter, while unit values recorded a subtle rise. "Despite the strong capital gains, the cost of housing remains substantially lower than any other capital city with a typical house value of $412,340 and a median unit value of just under $320,000", CoreLogic said. (more...)
Gove calls for bottle deposit scheme to cut pollution Gove calls for bottle deposit scheme to cut pollution
- October 04, 2017

That compared with a record 90% of deposit-marked cans and bottles that were returned to dedicated recycling facilities in Denmark, and a return rate of nearly 80% of beverage containers in South Australia, both of which have a form of deposit return scheme. (more...)
Homeless man admits killing mum and son in West Midlands home Homeless man admits killing mum and son in West Midlands home
- October 04, 2017

Paying tribute to his significant other, Mr Wilkinson portrayed her "as an exceptionally caring lady" who "wouldn't see hurt come to anyone, she jumped at the chance to help individuals". "I dropped him off back at his level in Brierley Hill that night", Mr Wilkinson stated, "and that was it for around three weeks - whenever I saw him he was staying a blade into my shoulder". (more...)
Fasano wants legal opinion on Malloy's executive order prior to override vote Fasano wants legal opinion on Malloy's executive order prior to override vote
- October 04, 2017

Malloy said Monday night. Democratic leadership in the state House of Representatives Tuesday called a special session, with the intention of holding an override vote, calculating they had the votes to sustain the veto. "I always said I was gonna veto that". No area Democrats voted in favor of the budget, and Reps. But in an unusual development, Republican lawmakers refused to make a motion to reconsider the budget bill, a procedural move that effectively allows Malloy's veto to stand. (more...)
Iraqi Kurdistan Announces New Elections, Faces Financial Sanctions Iraqi Kurdistan Announces New Elections, Faces Financial Sanctions
- October 04, 2017

Akbar Ghamkhar, another member of the association, said the new ruling may only pose challenges for European travelers who used the route for transit. Iran and Turkey have made common cause in standing athwart the Barzanis yelling stop. The 30 million Kurds are one of the biggest stateless ethnic groups in the world, but giving them all a national state would require dismantling Iraq , Iran , Turkey and Syria . (more...)
U.S. approves sale of 3900 SDB IIs for Australia F-35s U.S. approves sale of 3900 SDB IIs for Australia F-35s
- October 04, 2017

The proposed sale is expected to help the US' non-Nato ally in developing and maintaining its self-defence capability while supporting the ongoing sale of the F-35A to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). It will improve Australia's F-35 survivability and enhance its capability to deter global threats, strengthen its homeland defense and cooperate in coalition defense initiatives. (more...)
Stephen Colbert calls on Pres. Trump to pass 'common sense gun legislation' Stephen Colbert calls on Pres. Trump to pass 'common sense gun legislation'
- October 04, 2017

On Comedy Central's The Daily Show , Trevor Noah, a South African native, observed that "I've never been to a country where people are as afraid to speak about guns", referring to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders who, among others, said now is not the time for political debate about guns. (more...)
Man 2 floors above Las Vegas shooter recalls frantic scene Man 2 floors above Las Vegas shooter recalls frantic scene
- October 04, 2017

He desperately tried to call 911, the Mandalay Bay front desk, and another hotel nearby, to try and inform the authorities of Paddock's location. What took police more than an hour to take out Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock on Sunday when they knew where he was? Chris Bethel is back home now, but said that he has not slept or eaten since the shooting. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Inside Stephen Paddock's sniper's lair Las Vegas shooting: Inside Stephen Paddock's sniper's lair
- October 04, 2017

Investigators additionally found another 19 firearms along with explosives and several thousand rounds of ammo at Paddock's house in Mesquite, Nevada, 80 miles (130 kilometers) away. "How did he accumulate all of those weapons?" Public records offered no hint of financial distress or criminal history, though multiple people who knew him said he was a big gambler. (more...)
Trump says administration to discuss gun laws 'as time goes by' Trump says administration to discuss gun laws 'as time goes by'
- October 04, 2017

In the USA, says Fisher, access to guns is seen as a universal right, and the law "narrows from there - there's certain restrictions on when and how and where you can buy them". As officers closed in, Paddock killed himself. "Mass shootings, each seemingly worse than the one before, have become frequent and even common-place". (more...)
President Trump visits Puerto Rico today President Trump visits Puerto Rico today
- October 04, 2017

Trump engaged in a war of words with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz , who criticized what she called the federal government's slow response to the disaster. "We need local help". Caught off guard by the severity of Hurricane Maria's damage to Puerto Rico , Trump did not focus on the storm for days. The governor said the death toll in Puerto Rico included 19 people who died as a direct result of the storm and 15 whose deaths were caused indirectly by the storm, local media ... (more...)
8 people taken to hospital after single-vehicle crash on QEW 8 people taken to hospital after single-vehicle crash on QEW
- October 04, 2017

One lane is open in both directions as police continue to investigate. All Toronto-bound lanes are closed at Brant Street while all Fort Erie-bound lanes are closed at Walkers Line. "The vehicle came to rest on its roof on the [Toronto-bound] lanes of the QEW", Schmidt said. Schmidt says the victims were located in different locations across the highway. (more...)
GOP Sen. Says Trump Wants Congress To Protect Only Current DACA Recipients GOP Sen. Says Trump Wants Congress To Protect Only Current DACA Recipients
- October 04, 2017

Last month, President Donald Trump announced he was ending the DACA program , and he tasked Congress with revamping it within the next six months, giving an uncertain future for almost 800,000 Dreamers now participating in DACA . "We're looking at allowing people to stay here". The Trump administration said it will process already pending DACA applications and renewals by Thursday's deadline, but the Department of Homeland Security will not accept new applications. (more...)
ProShare Advisors LLC Has $6.644 Million Position in Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) ProShare Advisors LLC Has $6.644 Million Position in Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)
- October 04, 2017

Wealthtrust owns 0% invested in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB ) for 264 shares. The shares went up by 31.25% in value last month. IL boosted its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp by 226.8% in the first quarter. ROE ( Return on equity ) was recorded as 25.40% and NLY's has Return on assets (ROA) of 3.40% while Return on Investment (ROI) was recorded as 1.70%. (more...)
Clinton slams NRA over Las Vegas shooting Clinton slams NRA over Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

At least 58 people were killed and 515 were injured in the shooting late Sunday night. She also took on Russia, Republicans, and the media. " Las Vegas , we are grieving with you-the victims, those who lost loved ones, the responders, & all affected by this cold-blooded massacre", Clinton tweeted . (more...)
Trudeau, Trump will talk trade next week Trudeau, Trump will talk trade next week
- October 04, 2017

The fourth round of NAFTA talks are set for October 11-15 in Washington . The head of the government of canada will be in Washington on October 10 and 11 at the time when the two countries are mired in commercial conflicts (timber, milk, etc.) exacerbated last week by the us government's decision to impose anti-dumping duties on civil aircraft from the Canadian Bombardier. (more...)
Plainfield North HS on lockdown as police search for possibly armed person Plainfield North HS on lockdown as police search for possibly armed person
- October 04, 2017

Ambler was announced as being a wanted fugitive, potentially armed and unsafe, after he allegedly violated an order of protection on Monday. Ambler is alleged to have broken into the home while wearing a mask, robe or hood and using duct tape as restraints which caused bruising. (more...)
Iran Asks Oman to Offer Nuclear Deal Compromise to US Iran Asks Oman to Offer Nuclear Deal Compromise to US
- October 04, 2017

It turns out he is not that isolated after all, as Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford advised the Senate Armed Services Committee to stick with the deal on Tuesday. On the latter point, Iran thinks the JCPOA blocks the United States from taking any punitive actions against its missile program, but also insists the JCPOA does not restrain its development of long-range missiles in any way. (more...)
Additional Oddities Start to Emerge About Las Vegas Shooter Additional Oddities Start to Emerge About Las Vegas Shooter
- October 04, 2017

An FBI evidence response team looks over the crime scene following the mass shooing at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas on October 3, 2017. During a court appearance, Paddock testified that he would have fled the jail "if they had been lax enough to let me go". Paddock was the son of Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, a serial bank robber who ended up on the FBI Most Wanted list in 1969 when he escaped from federal prison in Texas while serving a ... (more...)
ABS says almost 60 per cent of same-sex marriage surveys returned ABS says almost 60 per cent of same-sex marriage surveys returned
- October 04, 2017

On Monday a Reachtel poll found 64.3% of respondents had sent back their ballot and voted yes compared with 15.5% who had voted no. It does not include forms that have been posted but not yet delivered by Australia Post to the ABS. Tiernan Brady, Executive Director of The Equality Campaign, said: "We are in it to win it". "But we won't stop campaigning to ensure that all "yes" voters return their ballots". (more...)
Iran, Turkey vow to boost military ties amidst Kurds' independence move Iran, Turkey vow to boost military ties amidst Kurds' independence move
- October 04, 2017

Turkey will impose further sanctions on northern Iraq over its independence referendum, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. The tensions following the vote have also had an impact on trade in predominantly Kurdish areas along the Iraq-Turkey border. (more...)

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