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Students get to start the college financial aid application process early Students get to start the college financial aid application process early
- October 04, 2017

Yet, returning college students aren't achieving the same pace of completions as their freshman counterparts, colleges say. Carolyn Schloemann, financial aid director at the University of Illinois Springfield, says some folks take that start date very seriously. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Indian army kills one militant in Tanghdar sector Jammu and Kashmir: Indian army kills one militant in Tanghdar sector
- October 04, 2017

A joint check-point of police and the Army was set up at Zuhama in Baramulla, 55 kms from here, following information about possible movement of militants through the area, a police official said. Three rifles were recovered from the scene of the gunbattle, he said, adding the operation was still on. Meanwhile, a grenade was lobbed towards a naka party in Baramulla's Juhama area on Monday evening in which two policemen were injured. (more...)
Florida governor declares state of emergency to help Puerto Rico recovery efforts Florida governor declares state of emergency to help Puerto Rico recovery efforts
- October 04, 2017

In a statement, Scott said he signed the order "to ensure Florida has every available resource ready to assist families displaced by Hurricane Maria". The state is also prepared to accept medical patients who are in need of care. But the university is offering options for those who want to finish their studies at campuses in Florida. (more...)
Karnataka home minister: We know who killed Gauri Lankesh Karnataka home minister: We know who killed Gauri Lankesh
- October 04, 2017

Refusing to divulge more details on the murder of the 55-year-old journalist, a Karnataka Minister, while speaking to a leading daily, said that the government can not go public with the killers' identities as now they do not have enough proof. (more...)
'At Least 17 killed In Cameroon Anglophone Unrest' 'At Least 17 killed In Cameroon Anglophone Unrest'
- October 04, 2017

The protesters are demanding independence from the Central African country. Based on worldwide and local media reports, at least 15 people were shot dead when security officers opened fire on protesters in Bamenda, Buea and several other towns. (more...)
GOP: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs GOP: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs
- October 04, 2017

A vote on the bill was first delayed after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and several others were shot by a gunman in Alexandria, Va., during a congressional baseball practice, according to reports . Senate leaders also tweeted their support. Before the shooting, The Associated Press reported that House Republicans were considering bills that would have eased regulations on gun silencers and allow those with concealed-carry permits to take their weapons to other states. (more...)
GoFundMe campaign set up for Las Vegas shooting victims GoFundMe campaign set up for Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 04, 2017

She hasn't donated blood in seven years but felt compelled to go out and do her share after seeing images from Las Vegas Monday morning. A gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, aiming into a tightly packed crowd across the Las Vegas Strip at the Route 91 Harvest festival, where the singer Jason Aldean was performing . (more...)
US Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Las Vegas massacre US Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Las Vegas massacre
- October 04, 2017

Sunday's mass killing may stall a pending Bill to loosen restrictions on the purchase of gun silencers, and another to allow concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns with them to another state. The other deadly attacks left 83 dead and 13 wounded. Another lawmaker who spoke out Monday is Sen. That was particularly true after the 2012 slaughter of 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut. (more...)
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Stake Decreased by Fort LP Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Stake Decreased by Fort LP
- October 04, 2017

Apple Inc now has $794.85 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.34% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $41.65. The latest exchange of 1.82 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.71 Million shares. Royce & Associates LP grew its position in Cal-Maine Foods by 29.0% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advsr Llc owns 7,341 shares. Kennedy Cap holds 0.14% or 188,044 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
UA grad confirmed dead in Las Vegas massacre UA grad confirmed dead in Las Vegas massacre
- October 04, 2017

Jerry Laird, Duarte's uncle, said she was at the concert and had not been seen or heard from since. Romero's family eventually learned Ariel was wounded but alive in a hospital - she had scrawled her mom's phone number on her hand before passing out from being shot in the face , according to the Daily Breeze . (more...)
Latest court ruling favors Planned Parenthood in Missouri Latest court ruling favors Planned Parenthood in Missouri
- October 04, 2017

No reason was given for the ruling, which leaves Planned Parenthood free to resume its quest to obtain abortion licenses at its clinics in Columbia, Joplin and Springfield, Missouri. Supreme Court ruling striking down certain Texas restrictions aimed at abortion clinics - the Court ruled the laws were an unconstitutional end-run tactic for shutting down clinics - has finally rippled into Missouri, where law books contain similar medically unnecessary requirements. (more...)
PAT challenges Election Bill 2017 in LHC PAT challenges Election Bill 2017 in LHC
- October 04, 2017

The vote was more of a formality as PML-N has a vast majority. The Representation of Peoples Act 1976 bars anyone who is ineligible to become a member of parliament from holding office in a political party. The premier said he is proud to be among the few people who witnessed the moment Sharif took his place as the party chairman for the first time. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) head and her father Nawaz ... (more...)
Remains found in Aruba didn't belong to Natalee Holloway Remains found in Aruba didn't belong to Natalee Holloway
- October 04, 2017

Though she was officially declared dead in 2012, her body was never found and nobody was ever charged with killing her. "Out of the four individual bone samples only one was found to be human". A stool pigeon named "Gabriel" led the two men to the remains. "We don't know if the person is male or female", he said. "We don't know how long that person has been dead". (more...)
'Mars just fell into the earth' | Brother of Las Vegas shooter 'dumbfounded' 'Mars just fell into the earth' | Brother of Las Vegas shooter 'dumbfounded'
- October 04, 2017

Despite the historic number of people killed, Trump has repeatedly stressed that the shooting could have been even worse. Gun users can achieve a similar, though less controlled effect by sticking their finger through their belt loop or simply by holding a stick between the trigger and the trigger guard. (more...)
Bob Seger Postpones Tour Due to 'Vertebrae' Issue Bob Seger Postpones Tour Due to 'Vertebrae' Issue
- October 04, 2017

On Tuesday, he announced on Facebook and his webpage that he is postponing his remaining 2017 tour dates because of an "urgent medical issue concerning his vertebrae". Daily local news headlines from across Gwinnett County. Seger had already shelved a Saturday night concert in Columbus, Ohio, and 18 more dates - through a November 17 concert in Chicago - were put on hold. (more...)
BSP leader shot dead in Allahabad, buses set on fire, journalists attacked BSP leader shot dead in Allahabad, buses set on fire, journalists attacked
- October 04, 2017

Immediately after Yadav's murder, the university students as well as BSP workers took to the streets to protest the murder. Heavy police force was rushed near the India Press Crossing to control the situation. Although, the police has registered a case and the investigating to find the accused. Police have also been deployed outside his local residence. To take the stock of the situation, Mayawati has sent a three member delegation consisting of Ramachar Rajbhar, state president; Lalji ... (more...)
Man wanted in connection with Central Florida woman's death apprehended in Jacksonville Man wanted in connection with Central Florida woman's death apprehended in Jacksonville
- October 04, 2017

A 53-year-old man wanted by Winter Park police in connection to the death of a nanny was arrested by JSO in Jacksonville Sunday afternoon, according to a news release. Nelson is on federal probation for bank robbery, Winter Park officers said. "She would never disappear like this", her husband Robert said in a Facebook post. (more...)
Three Forsyth County schools named Blue Ribbon Schools Three Forsyth County schools named Blue Ribbon Schools
- October 03, 2017

Celebrating their 35 year of the Blue Ribbon School program, the U.S. Department of Education will honor the 50 private and the 292 public schools at their National Blue Ribbon School awards at a conference and awards ceremony November 6 to 7 in Washington, D.C. (more...)
San Francisco police officer's wife missing after Las Vegas country concert San Francisco police officer's wife missing after Las Vegas country concert
- October 03, 2017

Officer Etcheber was at the concert and helped get injured victims to the hospital, his brother also stated. Vinnie Etcheber was carrying her ID, and she left her cellphone in their room, a time-share two miles away that was loaned to them by a friend. (more...)
Utah gun store owner says Vegas shooter was normal customer Utah gun store owner says Vegas shooter was normal customer
- October 03, 2017

Trump praised Las Vegas police, saying they had done an "incredible job". Trump, answering shouted questions about whether the attack should prompt stricter gun control laws , added that, "We'll be talking about gun laws as time goes by". (more...)
PH immigration mum on arrival of Las Vegas shooter's female companion PH immigration mum on arrival of Las Vegas shooter's female companion
- October 03, 2017

Paddock was indicted in 1960 on three counts of robbing Phoenix branches of Valley National Bank, the Arizona Republic reported on October 6 that year. They said he had as many as 10 guns with him, including rifles. Lombardo said a search of the suspect's vehicle turned up a supply of ammonium nitrate, a fertiliser compound that can be used in explosives. (more...)
Zimbabwe arrests journalist over Grace Mugabe 'used' underwear Zimbabwe arrests journalist over Grace Mugabe 'used' underwear
- October 03, 2017

The first charge, criminal defamation , had to be withdrawn as it had been previously found to be unconstitutional. "Recently, I visited the State House and met First Lady Grace Mugabe ". He was not accompanied by his wife, who received diplomatic immunity from the country after being accused of attacking a young woman in a Johannesburg hotel in August by whipping her with an extension cord. (more...)
912 civilians killed in Syria last month: UK-based NGO 912 civilians killed in Syria last month: UK-based NGO
- October 03, 2017

Israel's defence minister said on Tuesday President Bashar al-Assad was winning Syria's civil war and urged the United States to weigh in as Damascus's Iranian and Hezbollah allies gain ground. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 18 civilians were killed, while Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, another activist-run group, put the death toll at 21. (more...)
Supreme Court set to decide whether partisan gerrymanders have gone too far Supreme Court set to decide whether partisan gerrymanders have gone too far
- October 03, 2017

Whether the justices will do so this time will likely turn on Justice Anthony M. Kennedy , the only one of the five Republican appointees on the court who has frowned on partisan line-drawing in past cases. " There's only one prediction that's entirely safe of the upcoming term, and that is it will be momentous ", Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said at an event last week, according to Fox News . (more...)
Don't Expect a Don't Expect a "Sex and the City 3" Anytime Soon
- October 03, 2017

Sarah Jessica Parker , who plays the main character on the show Carrie Bradshaw , says she is disappointed with the development, not only for herself but also for the fans. It is true that we are not going to be able to make a [third] film. She claims that they've actually gotten as far as developing a attractive story and script, and to have to abandon it all is heartbreaking. (more...)

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