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Las Vegas Shooting: ISIS Claims Responsibility, Says Shooter Is One Of Them Las Vegas Shooting: ISIS Claims Responsibility, Says Shooter Is One Of Them
- October 05, 2017

USA officials have said they are examining the claim, but are yet to find any evidence linking the shooter to any worldwide terrorist organization. Paddock killed himself as police closed in, making it easier for IS to make the claim. Both were said to have been planned and directed by IS. For one, such a claim guarantees relevance for ISIS by keeping it in the news, terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman told Business Insider. (more...)
India, Djibouti sign pact on bilateral consultations India, Djibouti sign pact on bilateral consultations
- October 05, 2017

Djibouti today acknowledged India's role in maintaining peace and stability in the Horn of Africa region as the two countries chose to join hands to eradicate the menace of terrorism. The President also thanked Djibouti for helping India in evacuating Indians from Yemen in 2015. "This is no coincidence but a conscious decision. (more...)
Revision in Analysts' Earnings Estimates: Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)
- October 05, 2017

It would take about 4.85 days to cover all short positions. The hedge fund held 548,889 stocks of the utilities provider's shares after unloading 37,810 shares through out the quarter. Sure, the percentage is encouraging but better times are ahead as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go up by 6%, annually. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief
- October 05, 2017

Sharif left his Jati Umra residence this morning amid high security and reached the Lahore airport to catch a PIA flight for London to be with his ailing wife Kulsoom. Nawaz Sharif was on Tuesday re-elected as the president of Pakistan's ruling PML-N party after Parliament passed a controversial bill, paving the way for the ousted prime minister's return to politics. (more...)
Vegas Shooter Had No Ties To Terror Group Vegas Shooter Had No Ties To Terror Group
- October 05, 2017

Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said that police has located a number of firearms in the hotel room used for the shooting. His brother , Eric Paddock, said he was at a loss to explain the massacre. The official said U.S. authorities were eager to question Danley about whether Paddock encouraged her to leave the United States before going on his rampage. (more...)
Railway hotel tender case: Lalu Yadav to appear before CBI today Railway hotel tender case: Lalu Yadav to appear before CBI today
- October 05, 2017

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had on Tuesday asked Lalu Yadav to appear for questioning in the case which relates to alleged graft in awarding a contract to a private firm for the maintenance of two railway hotels when Lalu Yadav was the Union railway minister in 2006. (more...)
Delhi: 6-year-old raped in school premises; staff member held Delhi: 6-year-old raped in school premises; staff member held
- October 05, 2017

As per the child's father, the woman employee, who was supposed to assist children, was not in the washroom when the incident happened. The parents then reached the school and informed the principal, after which police were called. Further probe is underway to find out whether the school authorities had verified the antecedents of accused before hiring him. Commenting on the matter, a police official said that the child was rushed to AIIMS where doctors confirmed rape. (more...)
Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize
- October 05, 2017

His most recent novel, " The Buried Giant " (2015) mixes fantasy and history. Last year, the Academy suprised everyone by announcing musician and songwriter Bob Dylan as the victor of the prestigious award in the literature category. The literature prize, part of a series of Nobel awards, was funded by the Swedish philanthropist and inventor of dynamite, Alfred Nobel. Just as with the other Nobel prizes, there's no shortlist of nominees for the literature prize. (more...)
Trump visits Las Vegas, avoids gun control talk
- October 05, 2017

What exactly does Trump mean by "talking about gun laws"? We stand together to help you carry your pain. It was a somber address from a provocateur president who prides himself on commanding strength but sometimes has struggled to project empathy at times of tragedy. (more...)
Girlfriend: Las Vegas shooter Girlfriend: Las Vegas shooter "never said anything to me'"
- October 05, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents met her plane at Los Angeles International Airport and took her away for questioning, two US officials briefed on the case told Reuters . Her sister who lives in Queensland says she is a good person and knew nothing about Paddock's plot to slaughter dozens of revellers at a country music festival on the Vegas Strip. (more...)
MLB Notes: Verlander, Sale to start Game 1 of ALDS MLB Notes: Verlander, Sale to start Game 1 of ALDS
- October 05, 2017

The run of three-straight playoff appearances seemed to be the new normal for the Pirates after 20-straight years of missing the playoffs with sub-.500 baseball. He said that makes him more comfortable with the TV breaks, the media and the adrenaline rush. So who wins? In my mind, Cleveland takes the series. (more...)
Police would have quizzed ex-PM Heath over seven child sex allegations Police would have quizzed ex-PM Heath over seven child sex allegations
- October 05, 2017

The alleged assaults are said to have taken place in various areas of the South of England between 1961 and 1992. In a statement following the report's release, Wiltshire Chief Constable Mike Veale said officers have "gone where the evidence has taken us", whether it supported the allegations or not. (more...)
Macron offers to mediate between Iraqi government and Kurds Macron offers to mediate between Iraqi government and Kurds
- October 05, 2017

Macron said France and others are anxious about the situation of the Kurds after last month's referendum, and said France supports the stability and territorial integrity of Iraq. He further called on Kurdish Peshmerga forces "to remain an integral part of the Iraqi forces under the authority of the federal authorities, to guarantee the security of citizens so that we can rebuild these zones", he said, referring to the areas liberated from Daesh terrorists. (more...)
Flags to Half-Staff Statewide for Las Vegas Victims Flags to Half-Staff Statewide for Las Vegas Victims
- October 05, 2017

Two days after the Las Vegas mass shooting , some people showed their doubts over the reaction and investigation by the authorities, including why the special weapons and tactics team of LVMPD did not use snipers to kill the shooter and many asked how Paddock could carry so many guns into a famous casino in ten big suitcases. (more...)
Russian Federation declared the destruction of the leadership Russian Federation declared the destruction of the leadership "Dzhabhat EN-Nusra"
- October 05, 2017

Russian Federation said on Wednesday it had critically injured a leader of the Tahrir al-Sham militant group, Abu Mohamad al-Golani, with an air strike in Syria that also killed 12 of his field commanders. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said Wednesday that IS launched a series of attacks last week from the area around Tanf near Syria's border with Jordan, where USA military advisers are based. (more...)
Spain rejects call for mediation in Catalonia crisis Spain rejects call for mediation in Catalonia crisis
- October 05, 2017

The King has a constitutional duty to arbitrate when there is a diplomatic dispute, Puigdemont said . He said that counting would "probably finish when we have the votes from overseas at end of the week". Events on the ground also suggest Catalan police officials didn't make good on their pledge to Madrid . European shares dipped yesterday despite a new set of record highs overnight on Wall Street, with Spanish and banking stocks suffering from the on-going Catalonia crisis, while ... (more...)
Trump Says Gunman Is A Trump Says Gunman Is A "Very, Very Sick Individual".
- October 05, 2017

Do you know someone else we should interview for this story? Trump's visit to Las Vegas comes three days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern usa history occurred along the city's famous light-filled strip. Trump was speaking in the lobby of the University Medical Center. President Trump owns a hotel in Las Vegas , he associates that he feels deep ties to the city. (more...)
Australia PM seeks 14-day detention law for terror suspects Australia PM seeks 14-day detention law for terror suspects
- October 05, 2017

The system will be used to instantly identify people who are "suspects or victims of terrorist or other criminal activity", which now can take up to 10 days. Private sector access to the data is subject to ministerial approvals and privacy assessments. As most terrorism investigations are jointly conducted by federal agencies, the new Commonwealth law will allow the longer detention around the country. (more...)
Colorado Legislature at odds as tax fix special session opens Colorado Legislature at odds as tax fix special session opens
- October 05, 2017

In the end, partisan politics overshadowed the clear intentions of Colorado voters. "These tactics only divide us and fuel cynicism", Hickenlooper said in a statement. How the governor made that decision also rankles lawmakers. Democratic legislative leaders called Republicans "obstructionists" and pointed to a Colorado Supreme Court decision that affirms lawmakers' ability to pass legislation to correct the mistake without going to voters for approval under TABOR. (more...)
Sen. Chris Murphy: Congress must 'get off its ass' on gun control Sen. Chris Murphy: Congress must 'get off its ass' on gun control
- October 05, 2017

Pat Toomey in 2013. He stopped short of addressing gun measures. The script is playing out again after the Las Vegas shooting. The weight of the violence hung heavy at the White House on Monday. "You can not accept the premise that there is any waiting period after a tragedy to start engaging in political action", Murphy told the Washington Post in 2016 . (more...)
Akhilesh Yadav re-elected as Samajwadi Party chief for 5 more years Akhilesh Yadav re-elected as Samajwadi Party chief for 5 more years
- October 05, 2017

Former UP chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav, got himself into a bitter power tussle in the party before the 2017 assembly election in the state, to establish his strong hold in the party. Last month, party founder and Akhilesh's father Mulayam Singh Yadav had said he would not part ways with the SP and urged the public to strengthen it. (more...)
Trump Visits Shooting Victims, First Responders In Las Vegas Trump Visits Shooting Victims, First Responders In Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

West Virginia Democratic Sen. On Tuesday, Ryan said there was no imminent plan. In the intervening years, states moved not to tighten gun laws , but relax them. While many people are weighing in on this debate, Hager says it might not be till the next general election that pressure from the public can push Congress to pass some kind firearm regulation. (more...)
Egypt denies N.Korea arms bound for its military
- October 05, 2017

On a photo JIE SHUN under previous name VELOX. But a United Nations probe discovered that Egyptian businessmen had ordered the rockets, worth millions of dollars, for the Egyptian army and had invested great efforts in keeping the deal secret due to the heavy sanctions against North Korea . (more...)
Viral Pic: SHO gives VIP treatment to Radhe Maa, offers his chair Viral Pic: SHO gives VIP treatment to Radhe Maa, offers his chair
- October 05, 2017

The Vivek Vihar police station falls under Shahdara district of the Delhi Police. Summary: Self-styled "god woman" Radhe Ma was at a police station in Delhi and it was not for any interrogation. In September, Mumbai's Borivali Court had rejected Radhe Maa's application requesting removal of her name from a domestic violence case filed against her. (more...)
Iraq forces push into IS bastion of Hawija, says commander Iraq forces push into IS bastion of Hawija, says commander
- October 05, 2017

Troops, police and paramilitaries "liberated the whole of the centre of Hawija and are continuing their advance", the operation's commander, Lieutenant General Abdel Amir Yarallah, said . The UN says the number of people still in the town was unknown but could be as high as 78,000. Islamic State's cross-border "caliphate" effectively collapsed in July, when US -backed Iraqi forces captured Mosul, the group's de facto capital in Iraq, in a grueling battle which lasted nine months. (more...)
Driver accused of causing deadly multivehicle crash in Brockton Driver accused of causing deadly multivehicle crash in Brockton
- October 05, 2017

Two women were driving north in a Chevy Equinox when the vehicle was struck from behind by an Audi A6, according to the office of Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz. Several others, including Combra's passenger, were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries; however, their current condition is unknown. (more...)
Egypt's El-Sisi Caught Buying Grenades from North Korea's Kim Jong Un
- October 05, 2017

The scheme was kept fairly quiet until now but has reportedly been the subject of some tense behind-the-scenes conversations between American and Egyptian officials. As it turns out, the rounds were configured for use as practice ammunition, and none of the militant groups in Egypt could possibly conduct training drills on that scale, so the Egyptian military is the only logical customer for the North Korean hardware. (more...)
Trump hails 'amazing' Las Vegas victims and doctors Trump hails 'amazing' Las Vegas victims and doctors
- October 05, 2017

He said "words can not describe the bravery that the whole world witnessed on Sunday night" and said "a grateful nation" thanks first responders for their actions. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders argued that it was "not the time" to discuss gun control after the deadly shooting. Despite a renewal of efforts in Washington to reform the country's gun laws, the USA president declined to answer a question about the country's problem with gun violence. (more...)
President Trump to Las Vegas: 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...)

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