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UBS encouraging Reno blood donations after Vegas shooting UBS encouraging Reno blood donations after Vegas shooting
- October 05, 2017

Regional Executive Coordinator, Michael Smauldon from the Red Cross talked with ABC 4's Emily Clark about how people can do just that. The requested blood, particularly universal donor Type O-negative, will likely go to replenish regional reserves that are now headed to Las Vegas hospitals where victims were taken, said Kent Corley, a spokesman for Blood Centers of the Pacific. (more...)
Saudi oil minister says Saudi Aramco IPO plan firmly on track Saudi oil minister says Saudi Aramco IPO plan firmly on track
- October 05, 2017

Putin also said both the USA and Russian Federation should not meddle in each other's "domestic affairs". "The Russians have gone out of their way to welcome the Saudi King , hoping to open a new page in relations with the wealthy kingdom", said Fawaz Gerges, professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics. (more...)
Palestinian prime minister leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit Palestinian prime minister leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit
- October 05, 2017

Saleh al-Arouri's promotion comes as Hamas seeks to close ranks with US -backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after a decade-old schism, in an entente Israel says will not revive peace talks unless Hamas recognizes its right to exist and disarms. (more...)
United States will 'be talking about gun laws as time goes by' United States will 'be talking about gun laws as time goes by'
- October 05, 2017

At least 58 people were killed and almost 500 injured when Stephen Paddock targeted a crowd of 22,000 people attending a country music festival. SWAT teams found the retired accountant dead in his room on the 32nd floor of the hotel. There were 22,000 people at the outdoor country music concert when the shooting started. Harrowing video footage showed Aldean stopping his performance after an initial volley of shots could be heard. (more...)
Journalist died from working too much Journalist died from working too much
- October 05, 2017

Sado covered the Tokyo metropolitan government. Overworking at office proved fatal for a woman in Japan as she died by clocking up 159 hours overtime in a month. The NHK broadcaster's headquarters in Tokyo. Labour standards officials ruled that her death was caused by excessive stress due to long working hours. (more...)
Raj Thackeray rally against Railway conditions draws crowds in Mumbai Raj Thackeray rally against Railway conditions draws crowds in Mumbai
- October 05, 2017

Thackeray's wife Sharmila Thackeray, their daughter Urvashi and their son Amit too participated in the protest. Thackeray, the nephew of Shiv Sena founder late Balasaheb Thackeray and cousin on Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, said that it is good that people have started speaking up against the policies of the present government. (more...)
White House: Today is the day to bring the country together White House: Today is the day to bring the country together
- October 05, 2017

Monday marked the 275th day of 2017, and the Las Vegas shooting marked the 273rd shooting in 2017. Specifically, Sanders was questioned over Trump's willingness to join a bipartisan effort for gun control. Obama described the Pulse nightclub massacre in 2016 - previously the most deadly in USA history - as a "further reminder of how easy it is for someone to get their hands on a weapon". (more...)
World Teachers Day to be observed on Oct 5 World Teachers Day to be observed on Oct 5
- October 05, 2017

The recommendations, among others, set forth the rights and responsibilities of teachers as well as worldwide standards for teaching and learning conditions. It requires teachers to enjoy professional independence, freedom and the tools needed to deliver quality education, which must take into account learners' circumstances, needs and expectations. (more...)
Gun-culture tourism thrives in Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

Marilou Danley , who was in the Philippines, was met by federal agents when she landed in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, U.S. media report. Eric Paddock, the shooter's brother, said the wire transfer was evidence that "Steve took care of the people he loved" and that he likely wanted to protect Danley by sending her the money before his attack. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Lawyers Battling NY Times, New Yorker Over Potentially Explosive Stories Harvey Weinstein Lawyers Battling NY Times, New Yorker Over Potentially Explosive Stories
- October 05, 2017

According to THR , Weinstein has now retained the services of a number of crisis PR management consultants, as well as a stellar legal team. The 65-year-old producer has hired Lisa Bloom , who specializes in celebrity sexual harassment cases, and Charles Harder, who represented Hulk Hogan in his lawsuit against Gawker , according to the Hollywood Reporter . (more...)
Indian election commission ready for simultaneous national, state polls from 2018 Indian election commission ready for simultaneous national, state polls from 2018
- October 05, 2017

The VVPAT machine is connected with EVMs and dispenses a paper proof for the voters so that they can verify that their vote is cast correctly. Rawat explained that the orders have been placed with two government undertakings and the delivery of the same could be expected by September 2018, following which the EC would be in a position to hold simultaneous polls. (more...)
Sales steady at local gun shop following deadly Las Vegas shooting Sales steady at local gun shop following deadly Las Vegas shooting
- October 05, 2017

Trump is calling the mass shooting attack in Las Vegas "an act of pure evil". IS often claims attacks by individuals inspired by its message but with no known links to the group. Monday morning, though details were not finalized. The first ever Indian-American women elected to the House of Representatives said 87% of gun owners and 74% of NRA members support those commonsense solutions like criminal background checks. (more...)
Army sergeant 'tampered with parachute in bid to kill his wife' Army sergeant 'tampered with parachute in bid to kill his wife'
- October 05, 2017

AN ARMY sergeant tried to kill his wife by removing vital parts of her parachute because he wanted to leave her for his Tinder lover, a court heard. The court heard that Cilliers wished to leave his wife, Victoria Cilliers, who herself was a former Army officer, for his Tinder lover. At the time he was £22,000 in debt. (more...)
Physics Nobel Prize victor has ties to Aspen Physics Nobel Prize victor has ties to Aspen
- October 05, 2017

It would have been wonderful to watch Einstein's face had we been able to tell him, " says Rainer Weiss , professor of physics, emeritus, from MIT / LIGO (LIGO/Caltech GW150914 Press Release). Gravitational waves are minuscule, and near-undetectable because they interact very weakly with matter and travel through the Universe at the speed of light unimpeded. (more...)
Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman
- October 05, 2017

Paddock's rampage could have resulted in even more deaths than the 59 reported without the fearless actions of Campos. It was the break that police needed as they desperately tried to stop the shooting that eventually killed 58 people and injured more than 500 more. (more...)
Man Shot in Upper West Side Manhattan, Suspect on the Loose Man Shot in Upper West Side Manhattan, Suspect on the Loose
- October 05, 2017

Police said they received a 911 call about a shooting at 7:09 a.m. and found the victim dead with a gunshot wound to the head on 59th street and 11th avenue. Everybody was yelling, 'Someone got shot'". The shooter wasn't immediately arrested, but police didn't provide further information. Other details were not made immediately clear. (more...)
Trump slams Senate intel committee for not probing 'Fake News'
- October 05, 2017

Trump, minutes after the press conference, took to Twitter to announce Tillerson had " totally refuted " the NBC News story, which is false. After Tillerson denied the claims, Trump reprised his own criticism Thursday morning. "No wonder their news ratings are way down!" Trump also commented about his trip to Las Vegas, where he met with victims of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, as well as first responders who helped save their lives. (more...)
President Trump's comforting message on Vegas shooting President Trump's comforting message on Vegas shooting
- October 05, 2017

Trump met privately with victims and their families, inviting them to visit the White House , before being introduced to a group of first responders for a sit-down meeting. "It's a very terrible thing even to think about", Trump told reporters on Air Force One on Tuesday. Asked about gun laws, the president said "we'll be talking about gun laws as time goes by". (more...)
IPS Innovation Schools get accountability grade boost from ISTEP growth IPS Innovation Schools get accountability grade boost from ISTEP growth
- October 05, 2017

The students also had just completed a timed assessment of addition facts, with five minutes to complete as many problems as they could finish; there were 100 addition problems. The district received a B a year ago. In Vigo County for the second year, no school received a failing grade, and two out of the three schools that earned D's last year improved. (more...)
Scott orders flags at half-staff for Las Vegas victims Scott orders flags at half-staff for Las Vegas victims
- October 05, 2017

Trump said "a lot more " was being learned about Paddock. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo described the attack as the work of a "lone wolf". "Criminals are the ones that are breaking the law ", he yelled. There's never a better time than right now to address what ails us. The police say the shooter appeared to have acted alone. (more...)
Trump Tops Pope as Twitter's Most Followed World Leader Trump Tops Pope as Twitter's Most Followed World Leader
- October 05, 2017

As per Indian Express, the USA president with 40 million followers pipped the pope, who uses nine different language accounts to send same message in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Italian, French, Latin, German and Arabic. Former President Barack Obama has more followers than Trump, but he's not counted in this as he is no longer the president. Twitplomacy founder Matthias Luefkens , head of the digital with Burson Marsteller EMEA, acknowledged that many followers could be ... (more...)
Is Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) A Safe Bet For Investors?
- October 05, 2017

About 3 shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) has risen 25.14% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 171.72% the S&P500. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, April 28 by Barclays Capital. The rating was reinitiated by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 20 with "Buy". (more...)
Rafael Nadal to face John Isner in China Open — ATP Tour Rafael Nadal to face John Isner in China Open — ATP Tour
- October 05, 2017

Nadal needed all his experience to keep Pouille at bay in the decider and the match looked to be heading for another tiebreak before he pounced to break Pouille's serve for the first time to go 6-5 up. John Isner , the number six seed, also pulled off a routine 6-2 6-3 victory over Tunisian qualifier Malek Jaziri, although two of the American's unseeded compatriots bowed out. (more...)
Homemade bomb discovered near Paris Saint-Germain football ground Homemade bomb discovered near Paris Saint-Germain football ground
- October 05, 2017

Police discovered two gas cylinders in the hallway of a building in the city's western 16th district in the early hours of Saturday morning and two others on the pavement outside. A mobile phone attached to the cylinders is being investigated as a possible detonator, AFP reported. "We've foiled numerous attacks since the start of the year that would have involved many deaths", the minister said. (more...)
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...)

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