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Hammond Slams UK Labour's `Dangerous Ideology' on Economy Hammond Slams UK Labour's `Dangerous Ideology' on Economy
- October 03, 2017

While celebrating what he clearly regards as an election triumph, Mr Corbyn claimed last week: "We are now the political mainstream". Labour's recent conference in Brighton had shown a "resolutely negative agenda of failed ideas dredged up from a bygone era, threatening not only our economic progress but our freedom as well", the Chancellor claimed. (more...)
Ten million in U.S. saw politically divisive Russia-linked ads: Facebook Ten million in U.S. saw politically divisive Russia-linked ads: Facebook
- October 03, 2017

The ads have sparked anger toward Facebook and, within the U.S., towards Russian Federation since Facebook disclosed their existence in September. The total ad spend attributed to the Russian campaign has been put at $100k , with less than $1,000 spent on 99% of the flagged adverts - although the social network hasn't discounted uncovering more Russian-linked material as it investigates further. (more...)
Police fire teargas at Kenyan vote protesters Police fire teargas at Kenyan vote protesters
- October 03, 2017

Hundreds of opposition protesters in the capital Nairobi , the western city of Kisumu and the port of Mombasa demonstrated against the current Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ( IEBC ). In Siaya, Martin Owidhi, 41, died of shock after he was caught up in the melee, with local leaders accusing the police of using excessive force as they employed teargas to disperse the protests . (more...)
Jake Owen Recounts Route 91 Festival Shooting From Side-Stage Jake Owen Recounts Route 91 Festival Shooting From Side-Stage
- October 03, 2017

Jason Aldean was performing at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when the mass shooting that left more than 50 people dead and 200 injured occurred on Sunday. They are ruthless, random acts of violence against innocent people. Aldean issued an overnight Instagram statement in which he reported that he, his wife and his team are safe. (more...)
Oregon Grad Describes Scene Of Las Vegas Concert Shooting Oregon Grad Describes Scene Of Las Vegas Concert Shooting
- October 03, 2017

An additional 19 guns were found in Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada. Paddock was found dead in his hotel room with as many as 10 firearms, officials said on Monday morning. It just kept going, and going and going". "Now, it's just shock and just heartbroken", said Big, who also remembered seeing "for blocks and blocks down the Strip there were people running scared". (more...)
North Korea terrifies Japan with nuclear destruction North Korea terrifies Japan with nuclear destruction
- October 03, 2017

The aircraft strike group will reportedly include the nuclear-powered Reagan and several other warships, such as an Aegis destroyer, a guided-missile cruiser and a nuclear-powered Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine. During exercises the USA and South Korea will practice detection and possible interception of missiles of the DPRK. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Saturday the United States has "lines of communications to Pyongyang". (more...)
Narendra Modi is an 'elected terrorist', says Pak Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif Narendra Modi is an 'elected terrorist', says Pak Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif
- October 03, 2017

Pakistan's foreign minister's visit comes days after the country's top security body, National Security Committee (NSC), made a decision to form a sub-committee in order to chalk out a policy in the wake of United States President Donald Trump's allegations of harbouring terrorists on Pakistani soil in his new Afghan policy. (more...)
With Water Still Cut Off, Puerto Rico Residents Are Washing in Rivers With Water Still Cut Off, Puerto Rico Residents Are Washing in Rivers
- October 03, 2017

A photograph of Cruz chest-deep in water as she used a bullhorn to call out to victims was all over social media, juxtaposed with images of Trump hitting golf balls. A North Carolina congressman is criticizing President Donald Trump's Twitter comments about the mayor of Puerto Rico's largest city, San Juan, which has been devastated. (more...)
As DACA Awaits Congressional Action, Application Deadline Approaches As DACA Awaits Congressional Action, Application Deadline Approaches
- October 03, 2017

DACA permits must be renewed every two years. Shannon Pigott '19 says: "I am in favor of legislation that is in favor of immigrants and in favor of our country". As I have explained previously, most DACA recipients receive 2-year "deferred action" forms that prevent their removal during that period as well as 2-year employment authorization documents that allow employers to hire them legally. (more...)
Majority of Australians have voted 'Yes' to same-sex marriage, poll shows Majority of Australians have voted 'Yes' to same-sex marriage, poll shows
- October 03, 2017

Overall, the latest poll of 16 million Australian voters indicates a victory of 79% for the "yes" campaign. Another six percent indicated an intention to vote "yes", while only 15.5 percent said they voted "no". The ABS deputy statistician and head of the survey taskforce, Jonathan Palmer , said: " We hope that this update will serve as a reminder to those who have not submitted their form to do so promptly if they wish to have their say ". (more...)
Remembering Orlando Shooting, Fla. Officials Express Condolences To Las Vegas Victims Remembering Orlando Shooting, Fla. Officials Express Condolences To Las Vegas Victims
- October 03, 2017

A San Diego Blood Bank spokesperson said at 10 a.m. the blood bank had not received a request to send blood to Las Vegas . "If you know a Pulse survivor or a family member of those that were lost, go check in on them. After the gunman stopped firing shots, the nonwounded loaded Las Vegas concert victims [video ] onto gurneys and in their vehicles to transport them to nearby hospitals. (more...)
Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords Call for Sensible Gun Control Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords Call for Sensible Gun Control
- October 03, 2017

Bush adviser Ed Gillespie, on the issue of "the epidemic of gun violence". Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of MA, wrote on Twitter that "Thoughts & prayers are NOT enough" following this tragedy. "And we pray for the day when evil is banished, and the innocent are safe from hatred and from fear". In the years since she was gunned down, Giffords and Kelly have become leading advocates for gun control reforms. (more...)
CBS exec fired for unsympathetic Vegas massacre post CBS exec fired for unsympathetic Vegas massacre post
- October 03, 2017

A CBS spokesperson confirmed that Geftman-Gold had been fired because of her remarks, the Los Angles Times reported . The network said Monday that Hayley Geftman-Gold had violated the company's standards by expressing deeply unacceptable views. (more...)
White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims
- October 03, 2017

President Trump called Las Vegas shooting "an act of pure evil ". "Today is a day for consoling the survivors". Later in the briefing, when prompted by a question about how quickly then-candidate Trump used the Orlando shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse to promote his proposed Muslim ban, Sanders simply said, "There's a difference between being a candidate and being the President". (more...)
Unlike past, Israel not slamming Fatah-Hamas reconciliation moves Unlike past, Israel not slamming Fatah-Hamas reconciliation moves
- October 03, 2017

The United States and the European Union see Hamas as a terrorist organisation, complicating any potential involvement in a Palestinian government. "We are confidence that the atmosphere of understandings and positivity are dominating and we are looking for more serious work with all powers and factions and institutions to rescue our beloved people in Gaza ", he said. (more...)
Terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar; Encounter on, two terrorists killed Terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar; Encounter on, two terrorists killed
- October 03, 2017

The BSF alert, based on multiple intelligence inputs, hints more such surprise attacks on armed forces. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called for a high level security meeting in New Delhi later on Tuesday to discuss the overall security situation. (more...)
Special Congress: Pressure on Waterford in hurling's new era Special Congress: Pressure on Waterford in hurling's new era
- October 03, 2017

On what GAA President Aoghán Ó Fearghail lauded as a "clear and decisive" day of change in hurling at Croke Park, the biggest amendment saw a major restructure of the championship. However, in the event any one of the other five triumph in the competition, they will replace the fifth team in Leinster. Meanwhile, Galway and Ulster teams, as determined by the Leinster and Ulster Councils, will compete in the Leinster U21 championship next year. (more...)
Teen Dies Days After Crushing Himself Lifting Weights At The Gym Teen Dies Days After Crushing Himself Lifting Weights At The Gym
- October 03, 2017

It is not known how long he was trapped under the weightlifting equipment at Pine Rivers PCYC (Police-Citizens Youth Clubs). The young man was found by gym staff and immediately was transfered to the hospital. 'Tragically taken away far too soon.my deepest condolences go out to his parents, family and friends, ' one mourner wrote. Another added: "Taken way too early brother. (more...)
Hezbollah chief: Israelis should 'return to the countries from which they came' Hezbollah chief: Israelis should 'return to the countries from which they came'
- October 03, 2017

Nasrallah's stances elevated the possibilities of a new war with Israel that observers believe would not touch "Hezbollah" alone, but would start from Syria to later spread to all of Lebanon. If the stupid Netanyahu government launches a war, they won't have time to leave Palestine and there will be no safe place in occupied Palestine. Netanyahu said in August that Iran was building sites to produce precision-guided missiles in Syria and Lebanon, with the aim of using them against Israel. (more...)
Taking advantage of free college tuition Taking advantage of free college tuition
- October 03, 2017

The governor's office said there are 6,000 scholarship applications still awaiting final approval. More than half of CUNY and SUNY's full-time, in-state students will attend school tuition-free, thanks to a new scholarship program , Gov. (more...)
Pak interior minister Ahsan Iqbal threatens to resign Pak interior minister Ahsan Iqbal threatens to resign
- October 03, 2017

However, he said, the commissioner informed him this morning that "Rangers have suddenly appeared and taken over this place". Sources added as per the rules, decision for the deployment of forces is to be taken by Deputy Commissioner. Mr Iqbal said that the Rangers refused to comply with the orders of chief commissioner. Iqbal said: "I can not be a puppet interior minister". "There can't be a state within state", Iqbal said while adding that it is Sharif's right to go inside the ... (more...)
How To Donate Directly To Las Vegas Shooting Victims How To Donate Directly To Las Vegas Shooting Victims
- October 03, 2017

An official GoFundMe page has been launched for the Las Vegas shooting victims. Sisolak said the funds would be used provide relief and financial support to the victims of the shooting. But despite the tragic massacre, now the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak said he been awestruck by the resilience of his community - and the rest of America. (more...)
ABS Confirms Over 9Million People Have Already Voted In The SSM Survey
- October 03, 2017

The voluntary postal survey is an anomaly in Australian democracy, wherein compulsory voting is the norm. That surge was driven by young people, women and inner-city residents , The Guardian reports. While housing construction activity has continued to be supported by record low interest rates and strong population growth, rising household debt has anxious regulators. (more...)
After Vegas massacre, Democrats quickly call for action on guns After Vegas massacre, Democrats quickly call for action on guns
- October 03, 2017

Half of respondents said they were concerned the government will go too far in restricting the rights, while 45 percent said they were anxious the government will not do enough. Former Vice President Joe Biden also reacted on Twitter, echoing the sentiment of many who were shocked by the news and support more gun regulation. (more...)
United States soldier killed, 1 wounded in roadside explosion in Iraq United States soldier killed, 1 wounded in roadside explosion in Iraq
- October 03, 2017

A second service member was injured, the Defense Department said . The following month, the Iraqi military retook the IS-held town of Tal Afar. The death of the US service member is the 13th USA combat death during Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, where the bulk of the fight against ISIS has taken place. (more...)

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