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Iran's Rouhani, Turkey's Top General Stress Confronting Common Threats Iran's Rouhani, Turkey's Top General Stress Confronting Common Threats
- October 03, 2017

Turkish military Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar and his Iranian counterpart Maj. President Erdogan has announced that he will meet with President Hassan Rouhani and the Supreme Leader ayatollah Ali Khamenei during his upcoming visit to Tehran. (more...)
Iran's Zarif arrives in Muscat for talks Iran's Zarif arrives in Muscat for talks
- October 03, 2017

Zarif will later leave Oman for Qatar to discuss the latest global and regional developments with the senior officials of that country. Zarif is due to travel to Qatar on Tuesday. Mr Zarif left Tehran on Monday morning for Oman and was to head to Doha in the afternoon, said Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi. "We are having very good and developed relations in terms of regional talks, necessary consultations on regional security, and bilateral relations in areas of economy, ... (more...)
Russian firm gives new internet connection to North Korea Russian firm gives new internet connection to North Korea
- October 03, 2017

It is believed by experts in cybersecurity that North Korea was behind numerous attacks of high-profile including the one on Sony Pictures as well as different banks. US officials say that as China has increased economic pressure on North Korea in line with United Nations sanctions, Russian entrepreneurs have stepped into the gap - quietly undermining sanctions with illicit trade and smuggling. (more...)
UP government 'skips' Taj Mahal in state tourism list, clarifies later UP government 'skips' Taj Mahal in state tourism list, clarifies later
- October 03, 2017

Taj Mahal , one of the Seven modern Wonders of the World, has been omitted from Uttar Pradesh government's booklet aimed to promote tourist spots in the state. The Uttar Pradesh government in a press release on Monday said that it has proposed a slew of tourism projects worth Rs 370 crore, around half of which is meant for the Taj Mahal and its surrounding areas. (more...)
BC construction worker among Vegas shooting victims BC construction worker among Vegas shooting victims
- October 03, 2017

McIldoon's mother then called and Gooze promised she would stay with her son - which she did, for 5½ hours. "I can't believe this just happened!", she wrote Monday at 2:41 a.m. McBryan said they ran across the road to behind a large electrical transformer outside a gas station. "Everyone was kind of in a daze". "But when it kept happening, people realized it was gunfire". (more...)
LAPD No Shooting at USC ... Campus Safe LAPD No Shooting at USC ... Campus Safe
- October 03, 2017

Police were spotted surround the Fertitta Hall at the Marshall School of Business as students were being evacuated. A shelter-in-place order was issued due to the police activity, which took place in the area of Fertitta Hall at 610 Childs Way, USC stated in an alert. (more...)
Gun control events with Giffords canceled after mass shooting in Las Vegas Gun control events with Giffords canceled after mass shooting in Las Vegas
- October 03, 2017

Responding to questions, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Monday that is the day of reflection and mourning and not a day to discuss political issues. Blumenthal called the absence of action "complicity". "The NYPD sees no connection to anything here, no threat that this implies for New York City", he said during an unrelated event in Harlem. (more...)
Former football player OJ Simpson released from prison Former football player OJ Simpson released from prison
- October 03, 2017

However, the Nevada Parole Board granted him his parole in July by serving prison a portion of his 33-year sentence through possessing good behavior and attending classes inside the jail. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi told Fox News on Sunday Simpson was not welcome there. Simpson's attorney told CNN that he empathizes with the Goldmans loss but his clients intends to "be a retiree", which means the Goldmans can not touch any of his retirement income from the National ... (more...)
Father of Vegas shooter was a bank robber Father of Vegas shooter was a bank robber
- October 03, 2017

Authorities are still investigating the possible motivation behind what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history . Earlier, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said there were at least 10 rifles in the room but noted that the investigation was still underway. (more...)
Yemenis shoot down USA spy drone over Sana'a Yemenis shoot down USA spy drone over Sana'a
- October 02, 2017

A Reuters photographer said the drone came down at around 11 a.m. local time in a crowded area on the outskirts of the capital. The wreckage was reportedly carted away in a Toyota truck. The United States provides support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, including in-air refueling operations and intelligence-sharing to back its war with the Houthis. (more...)
Justice for workers before the highest court Justice for workers before the highest court
- October 02, 2017

The case is three disputes rolled into one. The employers fought back in court, winning some and losing some - sending the issue, ultimately, to the Supremes. The case is viewed as the most important Fourth Amendment case in many years with significant implications for both privacy and government surveillance. (more...)
Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Shooting: 'Our Grief Isn't Enough' Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Shooting: 'Our Grief Isn't Enough'
- October 02, 2017

Time magazine quoted her saying, "What is wrong with us, that we can not stand up to the NRA and the gun lobby, and the gun manufacturers they represent? Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer, which the NRA wants to make easier to get", Clinton tweeted on Monday. (more...)
At Least 11 People Killed In Damascus Bombing At Least 11 People Killed In Damascus Bombing
- October 02, 2017

A vehicle bomb went off near a police station in the Syrian capital's al-Midan neighborhood, shortly before two suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts, the group added. The unidentified strike came near the town of Sukhna in a region where Syria's government and allied fighters are battling the militant Islamic State group. (more...)
Boris Johnson Challenges PM, Demands Short Brexit 'Transition Period' Boris Johnson Challenges PM, Demands Short Brexit 'Transition Period'
- October 02, 2017

Michael Gove is said to have made most of the running in Cabinet discussing whether the European Union could impose a raft of new laws and regulations while the United Kingdom is a non-voting participant in the transition period. Anti-austerity protesters held up banners saying "Tories Out" and demanding an end to a cap on public sector pay , while across town, pro-Europeans waved banners demanding an "Exit from Brexit". (more...)
First victim of Las Vegas massacre as gunman kills 58 First victim of Las Vegas massacre as gunman kills 58
- October 02, 2017

Mr Melton's brother-in-law confirmed his death, it has been reported. The concert was attended by more than 22,000 people. He was a registered nurse who worked at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. "He saved my life and lost his", Heather said in a statement to the station. On Monday, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo announced that at least 58 people were killed and 515 injured in the worst mass shooting in U.S. (more...)
Gun makers wanted after horrific killing spree in Las Vegas - PRE-MARKET Gun makers wanted after horrific killing spree in Las Vegas - PRE-MARKET
- October 02, 2017

There are. The thoughts and prayers of politicians ring cruelly hollow if they are not paired with action. Chris Murphy called for more extensive gun control laws in the hours following the mass shooting in Las Vegas. The National Rifle Association's top legislative priority this year has been to roll back the regulations on what they call noise suppressors. Sen. (more...)
How to Help Puerto Rico How to Help Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

President Donald Trump was up early Saturday and ready to tweet his response to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz , whose speech from the ground Friday begging for help has gone viral. "We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy", Cruz said in a news conference on Friday, explaining that the amount of supplies sent by the government pales in comparison to that of private companies. (more...)
Kashmiris protest against braid-chopping incidents, authorities clueless Kashmiris protest against braid-chopping incidents, authorities clueless
- October 02, 2017

More than 70 incidents of "braid-chopping" have been allegedly reported in the Jammu city and other districts of the region, including Kathua, Sabma, Udhampur, Rajouri, Reasi, Doda and Kishtwar. Referring to similar incidents that haunted people in the past, Geelani said, "The authorities while creating scare set ablaze properties and localities during dead of night and people were harassed by creating false impression of ghosts, however all these evil designs failed and were exposed by ... (more...)
PM Modi is 'bigger actor', will offer my National Award: Prakash Raj PM Modi is 'bigger actor', will offer my National Award: Prakash Raj
- October 02, 2017

Saying that years of experience has enabled him to recognise when a person's "acting", the actor expressed the desire to return his awards to "actors" masquerading as politicians. "At least show me some respect, considering the fact that I am an actor and I will be able to tell what is the truth and what is acting", he lashed out. (more...)
Singer Jason Aldean speaks up on 'horrific' Las Vegas shooting Singer Jason Aldean speaks up on 'horrific' Las Vegas shooting
- October 02, 2017

The Las Vegas Police Department announced that they were not looking for additional shooters at this time. The singer stopped performing and escaped to safety, while people in the audience started screaming and pressing themselves against the ground. (more...)
Palestinian prime minister visits Hamas-ruled Gaza amid reconciliation efforts Palestinian prime minister visits Hamas-ruled Gaza amid reconciliation efforts
- October 02, 2017

Although Hamas sees ISIS as a danger to their control within the Gaza Strip, they are using Sinai as an escape valve by letting these rival Palestinian terrorists play out their ideologies in Sinai, which is Egyptian territory. The PA recognises Israel, but that appears to remain out of the question for Hamas. "They are hopeful that this step will alleviate the hard economic situation in Gaza, the border crossings will be open more often, the issue of PA employees will be solved, and that ... (more...)
Justin Herbert ruled out with broken collarbone Justin Herbert ruled out with broken collarbone
- October 02, 2017

The Ducks' receiving end is one of the strongest in the nation as six receivers had multiple receptions last week, with Dillon Mitchell leading the unit with five catches for 61 yards, including Oregon's first-quarter touchdown. Luke Falk completed 34 of 51 passes for 340 yards and two touchdowns against an interception. Conversely, the Bears were held to eight yards on 29 rushing attempts. (more...)
Mabuyane emerges as new Eastern Cape ANC leader at violence-marred conference Mabuyane emerges as new Eastern Cape ANC leader at violence-marred conference
- October 02, 2017

Both Ngcukaitobi and newly elected provincial Chairman Oscar Mabuyane described Notyesi as "notorious for bringing court cases against ANC". The experience of events of KwaZulu-Natal shows how hard it is to manage a big lobby of disgruntled ANC members who are pushed out of the leadership structures. (more...)
Barcelona plays in empty stadium amid Catalan Referendum Barcelona plays in empty stadium amid Catalan Referendum
- October 02, 2017

Earlier, Spanish media reported that police have detained protesters in Barcelona and used rubber bullets to disperse them. At least 844 people were evacuated to hospitals following clashes with the Catalan police during Sunday's controversial independence referendum . (more...)
Khursheed Shah criticises PTI for dividing opposition Khursheed Shah criticises PTI for dividing opposition
- October 02, 2017

He stated Fakhruddin G Ebrahim was appointed as the chief election commissioner in 2013 on the demand of the PTI. "Had Shah Mehmood Qureshi come to me with the request to vacate the office of the opposition leader for them, I would have definitely requested my party to consider the request", he said. (more...)