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State GOP lawmakers consider special session waste of time, money State GOP lawmakers consider special session waste of time, money
- October 05, 2017

It didn't. Two different bills were pushed to fix the error, but the Transportation committee in the Republican-controlled state Senate rejected them yesterday via a party-line vote under the theory that the proposed remedy would have violated the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR). (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter's Father Was On FBI Most Wanted List
- October 05, 2017

A person connected to her said she is in the Philippines. At a press conference, Aaron Rouse, chief of the FBI's Las Vegas office, said the agency had found "no connection" between Paddock and terror organizations. In the immediate aftermath of the shooting, police described Danley as a "traveling companion" of the shooter. Danley's sisters said they had met Paddock two or three times. (more...)
Draft UN Blacklist Names Saudi Coalition for Killing Yemeni Children Draft UN Blacklist Names Saudi Coalition for Killing Yemeni Children
- October 05, 2017

The annex of blacklisted parties is split into organisations and countries which have put in place checks and balances to keep children safe, and those which have not. The wording of the draft, produced by the UN's children and armed conflict envoy Virginia Gamba, may yet be changed. In recent weeks, Mr. Mouallimi has helped lead an intensive publicity campaign to highlight Saudi Arabia's humanitarian efforts in Yemen and elsewhere. (more...)
12 killed as deadly blast hits shrine in Balochistan 12 killed as deadly blast hits shrine in Balochistan
- October 05, 2017

The injured have been taken to the DHQ hospital, Jhal Magsi, for treatment. Rescue teams along with law enforcement agencies have reached the spot and started their operations. Deputy Commissioner Asadullah Kakar confirmed the death toll, while Balochistan spokesman Anwarul Haq Kakar confirmed it was a suicide attack. At least two policemen were also injured in the blast. (more...)
Puerto Ricans to Trump: Don't focus on debt, we need water Puerto Ricans to Trump: Don't focus on debt, we need water
- October 05, 2017

Trump's desire to avoid the tricky topic tracks with talking points the White House distributed after the shooting that urged supporters to stress now was not the time to talk about gun control. At least four tankers carrying fuel are waiting to unload with two more on the way, according to Thomson Reuters shipping data. Some were picked up by family, but Ortiz had no relatives to come get him and had no choice but to stay in his Jeep until the storm subsided and a chain on the building's door ... (more...)
White House To Request $29B For Disaster Aid White House To Request $29B For Disaster Aid
- October 05, 2017

Congressional aides say the National Flood Insurance Program is expected to run out of money the week of October 23. The funding request includes $12.77 billion for the federal disaster relief fund; almost $577 million to address wildfires; and a request to raise the federal flood insurance program's borrowing limit by another $16 billion and dramatically overhaul the program. (more...)
Binghamton church tolls bell to honor Las Vegas victims Binghamton church tolls bell to honor Las Vegas victims
- October 05, 2017

Many in our area just want to understand why the shooting happened. The vigil begins at 7 p.m.at the church at 6507 Main St., The Plains. Faith leaders will also remember and give thanks for first responders and medical caregivers and others who protect our communities. (more...)
Vegas changes nothing in USA while brainwashing continues Vegas changes nothing in USA while brainwashing continues
- October 05, 2017

The President added that investigators were "learning a lot more " about the gunman and that those details would be announced at "an appropriate time". "I'm honored to be here today at the Las Vegas Metro Police Department in the company of heroes", the president said. The same question is also on the mind of Diane Quast, from Tennessee, who is outside the Mandalay Bay hotel where the attack took place. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 71
- October 05, 2017

The high will be near 67, with a northeast wind of 7 to 9 miles per hour. Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 8 miles per hour. Sunday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. More rain showers are possible next week when a tropical depression now in the Gulf of Mexico moves in central Pennsylvania. (more...)
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 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...)

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