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President Trump to Las Vegas: "We're with you 100%"
- October 05, 2017

At the hospital, Trump said that this was his message to the patients that he met: "We're with you 100 percent". Speaking to reporters outside the White House , Donald Trump suggested that the time for a national debate on guns would come at some point in the future. (more...)
Tillerson says he 'never considered' leaving post of secretary of state Tillerson says he 'never considered' leaving post of secretary of state
- October 05, 2017

Asked about the report , Tillerson says, "We don't deal with that kind of petty nonsense". "I'm not going to deal with petty stuff like that", the former Exxon Mobil CEO said. If he didn't, she said, Tillerson wouldn't still be in his position. In the wake of Tillerson's seeming admission that he called his boss a nasty name, the question turns from whether the secretary of state will quit to whether Trump will part ways with him. (more...)
Department of State Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats from Washington DC Department of State Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats from Washington DC
- October 05, 2017

According to Ben Cardin, the United States should not rush to take steps that could undermine bilateral relations with Cuba and USA policies geared to fostering national strategic interests in the hemisphere. 'The U.S. Department of State must quickly develop contingency plans to continue allowing relatives to travel from Cuba. "We are punishing the Cubans for not preventing something in which there is no evidence and if they are implicated in the issue", he commented. (more...)
No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group
- October 05, 2017

One of the rifles features a fixed scope and the other contains a high-capacity detachable magazine. The gun attachment that mimics automatic gunfire is a little-known device called a "bump stock" that is not widely sold. Lombardo said the investigation is proceeding cautiously in case criminal charges are warranted against someone else. "This was a cowardly despicable act that I'm very angry about", Gov. (more...)
White House says 'premature' to talk gun control after Vegas shooting
- October 05, 2017

President Donald Trump and the White House staff observed a moment of silence to remember the victims killed in the shooting at Las Vegas . "We'd like to see some actual legislation come through". Chris Murphy tweeted, saying his heart is with Las Vegas and he is sending prayers to the victims. Congress does need to get off its ass. Authorities have not yet given a possible motive for the massacre. (more...)
Egypt secretly ordered more than 30000 grenades from North Korea
- October 05, 2017

The news emerged after a US newspaper report detailed how the USA tried to warn Cairo about a shipment in Egyptian waters in August 2016 - before discovering that the haul was in fact destined for Egypt. The U.N. determined in their investigation that this was "the largest seizure of ammunition in the history of sanctions" against North Korea . Pyongyang has plenty of old but serviceable military hardware to sell-the WaPo article calls North Korea "a kind of global eBay for vintage and ... (more...)
UDF calls for a hartal in Kerala on October 13 UDF calls for a hartal in Kerala on October 13
- October 05, 2017

Mr. Chennithala said that prices of goods, particularly that of petrol-diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), has touched an all-time high under the BJP and LDF governments. Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 4 Kerala Sports minister A C Moideen today appealed to Opposition Congress led UDF to withdraw its proposed hartal on October 13 as the FIFA Under 17 world cup football matches will commence on that day. (more...)
Head of Senate Russia probe: Head of Senate Russia probe: "The issue of collusion is still open"
- October 05, 2017

U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee leaders will update the public Wednesday on the committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Kremlin to help propel Trump to victory. (more...)
Arpaio's Pardon From Trump to Stand After Court Challenge Arpaio's Pardon From Trump to Stand After Court Challenge
- October 05, 2017

Bolton dismissed the case challenging the pardon, despite the fact she was the judge who originally found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt after refusing to obey another judge's orders to stop racially profiling Latinos in Maricopa County . (more...)
ATF: Gunman had bump stocks attached to 12 weapons ATF: Gunman had bump stocks attached to 12 weapons
- October 05, 2017

Scalise returned to Congress last week to standing ovations, and on Tuesday he briefly addressed the Las Vegas tragedy . Video of what has been deemed the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history shows people cowering and running for cover from a fusillade of rapid-fire gunshots. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios redeems himself a year after China Open meltdown Nick Kyrgios redeems himself a year after China Open meltdown
- October 05, 2017

Puig initiated fundraising efforts on social media after Hurricane Maria devastated her native Puerto Rico and Kyrgios has been actively championing the cause. "I got broken early in the first". The eighth-seeded stuttered through the first set before eventually seeing off Zverev 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 win in an exhilarating second-round clash that lasted just an hour and 21 minutes. (more...)
For First Time Afghan Military Fully on Offense Against Taliban For First Time Afghan Military Fully on Offense Against Taliban
- October 05, 2017

Trump's tough words about Pakistan, a troubled US security partner, infuriated Islamabad, which has denied the country provides safe havens for the Taliban. The additional troops will bring the total number of publicly recognized American combat forces in Afghanistan to 14,000, alongside 6,800 troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and coalition forces, and 320,000 Afghan National Security Forces. (more...)
The mysterious ship from North Korea has been destroyed! The mysterious ship from North Korea has been destroyed!
- October 05, 2017

The officials then sent a message from Washington to Cairo and warned about the ship's North Korean origin and crew. The US alerted Egyptian authorities through diplomatic channels. However, the foreign ministry said that the shipment was confiscated and then destroyed in the presence of a United Nations committee that supervises the application of United Nations sanctions against North Korea. (more...)
A look at the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history
- October 05, 2017

At least 58 people were killed and more than 515 injured. The gunman, identified as Stephen Craig Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree from Mesquite, Nevada, had two devices that are attached to the stocks of semi-automatic guns, according to officials. (more...)
White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims
- October 05, 2017

At least 58 people were killed and an estimated 515 people were transported to hospitals in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas in the USA state of Nevada, police said on Monday. Sanders pushed back when asked if President Trump would discuss legislation for gun control. Trump, however, has not always waited to inject politics into a mass shooting. (more...)
Trump Tells Struggling Puerto Ricans To 'Give Us More Help' Trump Tells Struggling Puerto Ricans To 'Give Us More Help'
- October 05, 2017

Mr Trump also said the storm-ravaged USA territory had thrown the American budget " a little out of whack ". He cited " politically motivated ingrates " and said some people on the island " want everything to be done for them ". The president and the first lady spoke with families who shared stories of their suffering under the hurricane. About 200 local residents were gathered at Calvary Chapel, cheering Trump as he walked in. (more...)
250mn living in slums across East Asia, Pacific 250mn living in slums across East Asia, Pacific
- October 05, 2017

There are 250 million people living in poor quality housing with limited access to basic services across East Asia and the Pacific, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday. Southeast Asia's five biggest economies should see growth of 5.1 percent this year and 5.2 percent in 2018 and 2019, slightly higher than April's forecasts. (more...)
U.S. automakers post first monthly sales gain of year in September U.S. automakers post first monthly sales gain of year in September
- October 05, 2017

Both GM and Ford reported sharply higher sales of pickup trucks and SUVs, their most profitable products. The Volkswagen brand continued to recover from its diesel-emissions crisis by recording a 33 percent surge. Sales rose 9.3 percent at the Ford division and 0.1 percent at Lincoln . Ford's F-Series pickup sales rose 21 percent from a year ago, while SUV sales were up 8.8 percent. (more...)
SC to take up Karti's plea on Lookout Circular on Oct 9 SC to take up Karti's plea on Lookout Circular on Oct 9
- October 05, 2017

A fresh notice issued by the CBI on 26 September had sought his appearance for questioning in the matter on 4 October. Refusing to appear before CBI , Karti moved the apex court, saying that the summons was issued with mala fide intention and to harass him and his family. (more...)
Plane carrying Filipina linked to Las Vegas shooter lands in US Plane carrying Filipina linked to Las Vegas shooter lands in US
- October 05, 2017

His partner, 62-year-old Marilou Danley , was cleared of involvement - but law enforcement agencies have now discovered that money was wired from Paddock to an account in the Philippines . The US source said Danley was not under arrest, but that the Federal Bureau of Investigation hoped she would consent to be interviewed voluntarily. (more...)
Gov. Inslee calls for ban of firearm attachment Vegas gunman used
- October 05, 2017

Nevada had a firearm death rate of 14.9 - 446 fatalities - in 2015, the most recent year data is available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The governor has pushed for stronger gun regulation in the last few years. Nevada is perhaps the best-advertised place to fire machine guns, but automatic weapons can be rented at gun ranges in all but a handful of states. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting sparks outcries for gun control Las Vegas shooting sparks outcries for gun control
- October 05, 2017

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., who was gravely wounded by the gunman who attacked Republicans at the baseball practice in June, called the Las Vegas attack an "act of pure evil" and thanked those who responded and aided the victims. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies prior knowledge of attack Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies prior knowledge of attack
- October 05, 2017

Marilou Danley issued the statement after returning from her native Philippines and being interviewed for much of the day by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents. Lombardo also sharply criticized the publication by a German tabloid of what appear to be photos of Paddock's hotel room, where he'd been staying since last Thursday, and the corridor outside it. (more...)
Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting
- October 05, 2017

Lue has experimented with Love at center during training camp and likes how it opens the floor for LeBron James and others. "I'm not really a political guy who says what you should do". The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cavs Clinic took the most precautionary steps they could, and have forced James to sit back and rest his ankle for the past week. (more...)
Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc
- October 05, 2017

It dropped, as 96 investors sold Halliburton Company shares while 307 reduced holdings. The shares price has positioned 4.14% up over the past quarter while it has directed -7.61% toward a falling position throughout past six months. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag has invested 0.11% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). The oilfield services company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.05. (more...)
Gun store worker 'physically ill' over selling weapons to Vegas killer Gun store worker 'physically ill' over selling weapons to Vegas killer
- October 05, 2017

Two gun shops, New Frontier Armory in North Las Vegas and Guns & Guitars in Mesquite, confirmed Monday that they sold firearms to Paddock within the past year. Officers also found ammonium nitrate in Paddock's vehicle - the chemical compound used in fertilisers can be used to make bombs such as that used in the 1995 Oklahoma City attack. (more...)
Girlfriend Of Las Vegas Gunman Returns To US Girlfriend Of Las Vegas Gunman Returns To US
- October 05, 2017

Stephen Paddock reportedly transferred US$100,000 (AU$ 127,000) to an account in the Philippines before the Las Vegas shooting . Ms Danley's Australia-based sisters believe Paddock sent her away to prevent her from interfering with his plans. (more...)
Here Are Some Weird Moments From President Trump's Puerto Rico Visit Here Are Some Weird Moments From President Trump's Puerto Rico Visit
- October 05, 2017

Sixteen people versus in the thousands". The president also remarked that the island should "be very proud" of the death toll of 16 - which has since been upped to 34 - as it's low compared to Hurricane Katrina . But Trump called the trip a success, after meeting with several local officials on the island. Cruz slammed Trump's relief response last week during an interview with CNN , where she pleaded with the administration for more help. (more...)
Iran nuclear deal best option for Trump, US diplomat says Iran nuclear deal best option for Trump, US diplomat says
- October 05, 2017

The goal would be to reinforce the administration's argument that Iran's technical compliance - meeting uranium stockpile limits, pouring cement into the core of a plutonium reactor and so on - doesn't mean it's living up to the "spirit" of the agreement. (more...)
US Special Forces killed, wounded in Niger ambush US Special Forces killed, wounded in Niger ambush
- October 05, 2017

Those forces were not patrolling the area with any specific objective, such as a high-value target or rescuing a hostage, the official added. Africa Command said the USA forces are in Niger to provide training and security assistance to the Nigerien Armed Forces in their efforts against violent extremists. (more...)

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