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U.S. votes 'no' on United Nations resolution against death penalty for gay sex U.S. votes 'no' on United Nations resolution against death penalty for gay sex
- October 04, 2017

As ILGA's 2017 State-Sponsored Homophobia report highlights , there are now six States (eight if we count the parts of Syria and Iraq still occupied by Isis) where the death penalty is implemented for same-sex relations, a further five where it is technically allowed (if not actually invoked), and one where it has not yet been implemented. (more...)
Texas business mogul Mark Cuban offers details for hypothetical 2020 presidential run Texas business mogul Mark Cuban offers details for hypothetical 2020 presidential run
- October 04, 2017

When asked about seeking the high office, Cuban said , "Yes". The billionaire said on Bakari Sellers' podcast ViewPoint , which was posted Tuesday morning, he's not ready to commit to running just yet. He added, "If I can come up with solutions that I think people can get behind and truly slove problems then it makes ideal sense for me to run". Cuban has never held a public office. (more...)
Investigators search for motive in Las Vegas massacre Investigators search for motive in Las Vegas massacre
- October 04, 2017

Police believe he brought them through the hotel concealed in more than 10 suitcases. He said his brother belonged to no political or religious organisations and had no history of mental illness. The father of suspected Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was a bank robber who was once listed as one of the FBI's Most Wanted fugitives. Danley and Paddock shared a home in Mesquite, Nevada. (more...)
NY Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting NY Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

Investigators were evaluating multiple crime scenes, including the concert site, Paddock's hotel suite, his home in Mesquite, Nevada, and another home in Reno. Police are still finding people who had taken cover during the attack, Lombardo said. Another video posted on Twitter shows hundreds of patrons huddled on the crowd for safety as rapid gunfire comes in spurts. (more...)
FS1's Knicks 'Hopeless' or 'Hopeful' subway ad campaign sparks fans FS1's Knicks 'Hopeless' or 'Hopeful' subway ad campaign sparks fans
- October 04, 2017

The New York Knicks are only two days away from opening preseason at home against the Brooklyn Nets . Knicks players took time throughout the day to engage with fans while running simple drills showcasing the new players. According to the New York Post , the ads were installed to promote Fox Sports 1, asking viewers to "Pick a Side". The ad actually pushed the FS1 "Embrace Debate" in the most literal way possible, with one side of the subway vehicle emphasizing all of the criticism of ... (more...)
Menta Capital LLC Cuts Position in Air Transport Services Group, Inc (ATSG)
- October 04, 2017

Pacad Invest Limited has invested 0.02% in Air Transport Services Group Inc . Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 6,887 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 1,058 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Senior Tories call for end to damaging Brexit splits Senior Tories call for end to damaging Brexit splits
- October 04, 2017

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY , on how Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the rest of her Cabinet are agreed on her Brexit policy. Nigel Farage, who led the UK Independence Party to victory in last year's Brexit referendum but saw its vote slashed in the June election, described May's Florence speech as a "pitiful" attempt to "appease" a "bully" and said she should resign. (more...)
Palestinian Officials Slam Israel over Plans to Isolate the Arab Village Palestinian Officials Slam Israel over Plans to Isolate the Arab Village
- October 04, 2017

Benjamin Netanyahu spoke during a visit on Tuesday to Maale Adumim, where he promised "enhanced development" of the settlement. "We will build here thousands of housing units", he said . The worldwide community sees the settlements as a violation of global law and a major hurdle to peace. It is considered strategic because it lies in the center of the West Bank, and making it part of Israel could greatly hinder Palestinian statehood aspirations. (more...)
Davis suggests taking time to pick next HHS Secretary as Price resigns Davis suggests taking time to pick next HHS Secretary as Price resigns
- October 04, 2017

Dr. Price eased a number of requirements for physicians, which delayed health IT timelines and affected EHR deployment plans, Leigh Burchell, vice president of government affairs and public policy for Chicago-based Allscripts, told Politico . (more...)
Clinton's post-Vegas tweet on silencers puts spotlight on Hill battle Clinton's post-Vegas tweet on silencers puts spotlight on Hill battle
- October 04, 2017

Shares did spike, however, when news broke that the president is considering easing export laws - a move that would make it easier to sell American guns overseas. Someone has to represent us when the people we voted for to do that simply won't. -Kara FitzIn particular, groups highlighted a provision within the so-called SHARE Act that would make it easier for gun owners to obtain silencers. (more...)
Under New French Law, Retouched Photos Of Models Must Bear Warning Label Under New French Law, Retouched Photos Of Models Must Bear Warning Label
- October 04, 2017

What do you think of France's new Photoshop law? 1, ads in France showing a model whose body has been edited to look thinner will have to bear a disclaimer-photographie retouchée-alerting all who come across it that the image has been retouched. (more...)
Pakistan's disgraced ex-PM re-elected as head of ruling party Pakistan's disgraced ex-PM re-elected as head of ruling party
- October 04, 2017

This was among the decisions agreed to by Sharif and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leadership in their first formal meeting after his reinstatement as party president. "You are risking the country's democracy over one person", he said, adding "You have attacked the Supreme Court with a rocket launcher". "Nawaz Sharif is the symbol of economic development in Pakistan", Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said in his address to the party members. (more...)
Dad Called a 'Hero' After Saving 30 People During Vegas Massacre Dad Called a 'Hero' After Saving 30 People During Vegas Massacre
- October 04, 2017

The music kept playing, Smith and Rust recalled. The music stopped and the lights went out. That is when he quickly told his family to hold hands and run. There was a warm sensation in my arm", he told the Washington Post . He has a cracked rib, bruised lung and fractured collarbone. Emergency room doctors working to save Smith's life chose to leave the bullet in his neck for now, for fear that removing it might cause more damage. (more...)
Democrat says he will boycott moment of silence for Las Vegas shooting Democrat says he will boycott moment of silence for Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

According to Moulton, nine out of ten Americans support universal background checks on gun purchases and Congress should be able to put that to a vote. He called for Congress to move on gun control in a tweet earlier Monday. Giffords was shot in the head while meeting with constituents at a grocery store in Tuscon. (more...)
Under pressure, PM May says she can steer Britain through Brexit Under pressure, PM May says she can steer Britain through Brexit
- October 04, 2017

Morgan expects May to remain leader through March 2019 as there's no appetite in the party for a leadership contest any sooner, she said . The Treasury and senior Brexit advisers are reportedly recommending to the prime minister that she should back the "convergence" argument so the United Kingdom can still have access to the single market after the transition period. (more...)
Man posts chilling video of hotel room used by Vegas shooter Man posts chilling video of hotel room used by Vegas shooter
- October 04, 2017

Jeff Bridges' video tour of room 32-135 at Mandalay Bay hotel, recorded in 2016, shows the sweeping and commanding views Paddock had from his deadly sniper's nest on to the concert area below. Other guns lie scattered on the floor. "Just want to send our prayers and thoughts and prayers to everyone, everyone in Las Vegas that is affected by this", Bridges said. (more...)
National Football League players made themselves look bad National Football League players made themselves look bad
- October 04, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva spoke out after Sunday's win over the Baltimore Ravens and expressed his unhappiness over the way he feels the media is using him as a prop. I enjoy being a Steeler. Villanueva noticed the booing directed at Ravens players as they knelt together before the anthem in a silent prayer for America. (more...)
3 dead, 2 injured after shooting in downtown Lawrence 3 dead, 2 injured after shooting in downtown Lawrence
- October 04, 2017

Police said there were approximately 100 people in that immediate area and want to hear from them. Lawrence police said they believe the shooting stemmed from a "physical altercation" that occurred near the northwest corner of 11th and MA. (more...)
'Stab wounds found' on torso of woman who died after boarding submarine 'Stab wounds found' on torso of woman who died after boarding submarine
- October 04, 2017

Peter Madsen, 46, was being held on charges of manslaughter and abuse of a corpse in the death of the 30-year-old Swedish journalist. Wall's mutilated body was found off Copenhagen on August 21, 10 days after Madsen's arrest. In response to the new evidence, Buch-Jepsen asked the Coopenhagen City Court to detain Madsen for the length of the hearing, noting that, "It's not just that we have the same grounds for arrest as before, but I think they are stronger than last time". (more...)
Soccer Star Alex Morgan Removed from Epcot on 35th Anniversary Soccer Star Alex Morgan Removed from Epcot on 35th Anniversary
- October 04, 2017

Morgan was part of a group including Orlando City SC players Giles Barnes and Donny Toia who were issued citations by the Orange County sheriff's department, as was Toia's wife, Courtney . Morgan plays for the National Women's Soccer League's Orlando Pride , and she had an assist in a 3-2 road win over the North Carolina Courage the day before her visit to Epcot. (more...)
Britain's Foreign Secretary jokes about dead bodies in Libya Britain's Foreign Secretary jokes about dead bodies in Libya
- October 04, 2017

The Foreign Secretary said it was time for the "lion" - the British people - to be allowed to "roar" after Brexit. "Based on that Florence speech on whose every syllable, I can tell you the whole cabinet is united", he said. John Howell, who represents Johnson's old constituency, said the minister should "keep his bloody mouth shut". "What we are doing across this party conference is announcing what we can do in government to deliver for people", she said. (more...)
Capital Research Global Investors Sells 24491024 Shares of Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX)
- October 04, 2017

At current levels, Freeport-Mcmoran Inc ( FCX ) is trading on top of the Chikou. It has underperformed by 9.87% the S&P500. Connors Investor Services Inc increased Schlumberger (SLB) stake by 5.13% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Therefore 80% are positive. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Saturday, August 29. Freeport-McMoran has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $15.51. (more...)
Jurors see new surveillance footage of suspect in Chelsea bombing trial Jurors see new surveillance footage of suspect in Chelsea bombing trial
- October 04, 2017

The jury also saw copies of al-Qaida's Inspire Magazine, which prosecutors said they found on Rahimi's laptop - including the much-discussed article, "How to Make a Bomb in the Kitchen with Your Mom". The 29-year-old who lived with his family in Elizabeth, N.J., is not charged with terrorism. Rahini is charged with eight crimes , from use of weapons of mass destruction to bombing a place of public use, in connection with two September 17, 2016 explosions of homemade bombs in Manhattan's ... (more...)
US Interior Dept. watchdog launches investigation into Zinke's travel US Interior Dept. watchdog launches investigation into Zinke's travel
- October 04, 2017

The department's Office of Inspector General launched an investigation following news reports late last week that revealed a $12,375 flight Zinke chartered from Las Vegas to an airport near his home in Montana, where he spent the night. Virgin Islands to celebrate the 100-year anniversary from the transition of power from Danish ownership. "The flights were only booked after extensive due diligence by the career professionals in the department's general law and ethics division", he said. (more...)
Donald Trump questions how 'massive' Puerto Rico recovery will be funded Donald Trump questions how 'massive' Puerto Rico recovery will be funded
- October 04, 2017

Trump's administration has tried in recent days to combat the perception that he failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria's destruction and has given the USA commonwealth less attention than he'd bestowed on Texas, Louisiana and Florida after they were hit by hurricanes. (more...)