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Stand up, don't kneel, to make a point Stand up, don't kneel, to make a point
- October 05, 2017

The political debate surrounding national anthem protests at National Football League games intensified this week after players declined to stand during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" after the mass shootings in Las Vegas. The paradox of loyalty is that African American people love a country that does not love us. "Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice (s) for ... (more...)
Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims
- October 05, 2017

Confirming worries about the vulnerabilities and potential backdoors inherent in the Russian-made antivirus software, these hackers obtained computer code used by the NSA for spying on foreign networks, which not only diminishes the ability of USA cyber espionage efforts, but also gives the Russian government a potent weapon to deploy against the us and other countries. (more...)
President Trump plans to 'decertify' Iran nuclear deal next week President Trump plans to 'decertify' Iran nuclear deal next week
- October 05, 2017

Supporters of the 2015 deal, which Trump has called "the worst deal ever" and "an embarrassment", fear that pulling out could alienate USA allies in Europe and be detrimental to the Middle East. to stay in the multilateral nuclear deal forged in 2015 and also push back against Iran's other destabilizing behavior, officials and diplomats said. (more...)
GOP Rep. Tim Murphy to retire after reports of affair GOP Rep. Tim Murphy to retire after reports of affair
- October 05, 2017

He has pushed for improvements in mental-health-care policy since the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in CT in December 2012, and his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act was signed into law by former president Barack Obama as part of a larger health-care reform package. (more...)
Two critical as residents evacuated in building explosion Two critical as residents evacuated in building explosion
- October 05, 2017

A spokesman said two ambulances, a special operations team, a trauma team and the Helimed ambulance had attended. A Police Scotland statement said: "Around 13.35pm on Thursday 5 October 2017, police were called to a report of an explosion within a building in Bonkle Road, Newmains, Wishaw". (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Girlfriend of Stephen Paddock denies knowledge of the attack Las Vegas shooting: Girlfriend of Stephen Paddock denies knowledge of the attack
- October 05, 2017

Danley arrived back in the USA from her native country - the Philippines - Tuesday night . Last Sunday, Stephen Paddock fired on thousands attending a concert in Las Vegas from his room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino across the street, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 before turning his gun on himself. (more...)
Tricolours at half-mast after former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies aged 97 Tricolours at half-mast after former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies aged 97
- October 05, 2017

Mr Bruton said: "Liam Cosgrave gave great service to this State in extremely hard times". He also spoke of Mr Cosgrave's role in overseeing Ireland's early involvement with the European Economic Community. Mr Cosgrave was also Taoiseach on the worst single day of atrocities in the Troubles - the Dublin-Monaghan bombings on May 17 1974 when loyalists set off four no-warning bombs killing 33 people, including a pregnant woman at full term. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend 'has clear conscience' Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend 'has clear conscience'
- October 05, 2017

He said that his family is completely unaware of any possible motive that could be the reason. She moved to the USA about 20 years ago and reportedly shared a house with Paddock in a new golf course development in the desert just outside Mesquite, Nevada , 80 miles northeast (130 kilometres) of Las Vegas . (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend arrives in US Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend arrives in US
- October 05, 2017

He says he's certain Paddock illegally obtained the "fully automatic" weapons. Florida residents who mourned the loss of loved ones following a mass shooting at a gay nightclub a year ago have held a vigil for the recent Las Vegas massacre. (more...)
Carnival Corporation (CCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Instinet
- October 05, 2017

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its position in shares of Carnival Corp by 54.1% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 28,469,248 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,866,728,000 after buying an additional 550,116 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Investigators Looking for Mystery Woman Seen With Vegas Shooter Investigators Looking for Mystery Woman Seen With Vegas Shooter
- October 05, 2017

As CNN reported, police found 50 pounds of explosives and 1,600 rounds of ammunition in his auto at the Mandalay Bay hotel parking lot. Danley arrived back in the USA from her native country - the Philippines - Tuesday night . What kind of relationship did the pair have? "I didn't even know he knew about guns", Mr Knights said. The brother's account drastically differs from a witness who said the 64-yer-old would verbally abuse Danley in public often. (more...)
House Panel Approves $10 Billion to Fund Border Wall House Panel Approves $10 Billion to Fund Border Wall
- October 05, 2017

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said last week "that Republicans won't set up a vote to help immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children without language that significantly boosts border security". Texas Democrat Rep. Filemon Vela attempted to attack snarky amendments that included adding the terms "big and lovely", "real", "inclusive of a door", and "paid for by the Mexican Government". (more...)
Lawyer: Passenger Never Claimed Allergy Was Life-Threatening Lawyer: Passenger Never Claimed Allergy Was Life-Threatening
- October 05, 2017

She said the crew initially agreed she could sit far away from the dogs, but later told her they were concerned about her being on the plane. "Initial reports indicate the Customer in the video stated that she had a life-threatening pet allergy, but she was unable to provide the medical certificate necessary to complete travel". (more...)
U.S. intercepts Egypt-North Korea arms shipment U.S. intercepts Egypt-North Korea arms shipment
- October 05, 2017

Abu Zeid, however, insists that "the shipment that was confiscated was not destined for Egypt". In a report published on Sunday, the U.S. newspaper reported that the Egyptian military was the undisclosed buyer of $23 million worth of rocket-propelled grenades from North Korea in 2016. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman had '42-arm arsenal', U.S. police say Las Vegas gunman had '42-arm arsenal', U.S. police say
- October 05, 2017

Police say Paddock shot himself before a SWAT team broke down the door to the hotel suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. "We have no idea what his belief system was", said Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombard. Ms Danley's sisters claim Paddock purchased her a flight to the Philippines two weeks before the senseless attack. Danley, 62, returned to the United States Tuesday for questioning by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a "person of interest". (more...)
Tottenham, Chelsea Set To Battle For Ross Barkley Tottenham, Chelsea Set To Battle For Ross Barkley
- October 05, 2017

The England worldwide was reportedly keen on a move to Tottenham , but talks stalled and the move wasn't completed. Both clubs were interested in signing the England global during the summer, with Chelsea rumoured to have been close to securing a deadline day deal. (more...)
New York Yankees advance to the American League Division Series
- October 05, 2017

The Astros had the AL's best record on August 31 when they added Justin Verlander to a rotation that already featured fellow Cy Young Award victor Dallas Keuchel. But those Yankees limped toward the playoffs, holding onto a slot. "But every guy in our clubhouse feels like they should have won it past year". In 11 starts for the Yankees, he went 4-7 with a 3.72 ERA. (more...)
Pence: America must be 'dominant in space' Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'
- October 05, 2017

First, new space companies such as SpaceX , Blue Origin, and Bigelow Aerospace started to introduce plans that involved lunar exploration. "We will return American astronauts to the moon", he said. He does not mention NASA's Space Launch System rocket nor the Orion spacecraft in his op-ed, both of which are the agency's flagship programs for sending humans into deep space. (more...)
Sessions: DOJ Will Not Protect Trans People From Workplace Bias Sessions: DOJ Will Not Protect Trans People From Workplace Bias
- October 05, 2017

According to a memo dated Wednesday that was obtained by BuzzFeed , Sessions has instructed US attorneys and the heads of federal agencies to stop interpreting Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as a protection on the basis of gender identity. (more...)
Turkey Arrests US Consulate Employee Turkey Arrests US Consulate Employee
- October 05, 2017

Anadolu identified the man as a Turkish citizen, and said he was arrested late on Wednesday on charges of espionage and attempts to damage the constitutional order and Turkey's government. Ankara has accused Gulen of orchestrating last July's abortive putsch, although he denies involvement. Another divisive issue is the U.S. support for the Kurdish YPG fighters, whom Washington views as a major ally in fighting Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria. (more...)
Single vote could tip scale in referendum on electoral reform Single vote could tip scale in referendum on electoral reform
- October 05, 2017

He said in the past five B.C. elections, only one political party formed government after receiving more than 50 per cent of the votes. Sonia Furstenau, B.C. The NDP had campaigned on holding a referendum on changing the system. In another nod to the B.C. Green Party, legislation was also introduced to reduce the number of seats required for official party status from four seats to two. (more...)
Vegas shooter's girlfriend arrives in US, met at airport by FBI agents Vegas shooter's girlfriend arrives in US, met at airport by FBI agents
- October 05, 2017

This could be the same $100,000 which a U.S. official said Paddock transferred to the Philippines in the days before the shooting. A freaky report from Newsweek says that Danley used two social security numbers while in the USA and was married to two different men at the same time . (more...)
Saudi Arabia to invest more than 25 Russian projects Saudi Arabia to invest more than 25 Russian projects
- October 05, 2017

The president stressed that Russian Federation is perfectly aware of the concerns of regional countries, including Iran, Turkey and Saudi Arabia . Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that a military strike against North Korea created to destroy its nuclear and missile program might not succeed because Pyongyang could have facilities that nobody knows about. (more...)
Southern Methodist University fraternity suspended for hazing allegations Southern Methodist University fraternity suspended for hazing allegations
- October 05, 2017

A letter from university officials says the allegations stem from reports that they investigated during the new member education period of the Spring 2017 semester. "The SMU chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order national organization was suspended on October 4, 2017, for a minimum of four years by the university, in agreement with the Kappa Alpha Order national organization", the university said in a written letter. (more...)
Tennessee congresswoman Marsha Blackburn to run for US Senate Tennessee congresswoman Marsha Blackburn to run for US Senate
- October 05, 2017

The congresswoman goes on to say it's a disgrace the Republican majority in the U.S. Senate can't or won't overturn Obamacare, adding "too many Senate Republicans act like Democrats or worse". Blackburn said she supports President Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall on the border with Mexico. Blackburn announced her Senate candidacy in a almost three-minute-long video released Thursday where she emphasized her criticism of the "totally dysfunctional" Republican Senate majority in the ... (more...)
Pelosi Calls For Stricter Gun Background Checks After Vegas Massacre Pelosi Calls For Stricter Gun Background Checks After Vegas Massacre
- October 05, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told reporters the "critical ingredient" to addressing mass shootings was mental health reform, but he largely sidestepped questions about Democrats' calls for laws to limit access to firearms. "I want to be a part of that transition, I want to see that happen", she said. The town hall also comes weeks after Pelosi - along with Schumer - brokered a deal with Trump over temporarily raising the debt ceiling. (more...)
Women Escape Jail, Get Arrested at Escape Game Women Escape Jail, Get Arrested at Escape Game
- October 05, 2017

Police, who said a member of the public saw the women downtown and told authorities, had warned that Mast and Toope were risky; they have a history of weapon charges and are known to be violent , according to the National Post . He said the women, dressed in jeans and hoodies, had carried on a normal conversation, asking normal questions. He says the officer called for backup and four more officers came down the stairs a short time later. (more...)
SIU investigating Highway 6 crash that left two dead SIU investigating Highway 6 crash that left two dead
- October 05, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police said the victims are a man and a woman who were both travelling in one vehicle. The highway was expected to remain closed between Freelton Road and Concession Road 10 for much of the day. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt confirmed that there is "some police involvement" in the crash but could not provide any further details as the SIU has invoked its mandate. (more...)
Russian Air Force Destroys Terrorist Command in Idlib, Syria Russian Air Force Destroys Terrorist Command in Idlib, Syria
- October 05, 2017

Speaking Russian and wearing matching grey outfits, the two men appear to have been beaten or injured with one showing a cut eye and bruises, in an Amaq video. In another of the shots, Tsurkanu is clearly shown standing in front of a sign that says "Lugansk", a city in eastern Ukraine now under separatist control. (more...)
Canada neglects to mention Jews at Holocaust memorial Canada neglects to mention Jews at Holocaust memorial
- October 05, 2017

Speaking during question period, Sweet added: "If we are going to stamp out hatred toward Jews, it is important to get history right". Heritage Minister Melanie Joly told Sweet that the plaque had been taken down and will be "replaced with language that reflects the horrors experienced by the Jewish people", the National Post reports. (more...)

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