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Kasich hints at leaving GOP if it's not 'fixed' Kasich hints at leaving GOP if it's not 'fixed'
- October 04, 2017

Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks to reporters after a closed meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, on February 24, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Kasich is in Washington for the National Governors Association meetings. Often a President Donald Trump critic, Gov. John Kasich , R-Ohio, said Sunday the Republican party needs to be the repaired, stopping just short of a vow to become Independent. (more...)
Pro-life GOP congressman allegedly urged mistress to have abortion Pro-life GOP congressman allegedly urged mistress to have abortion
- October 04, 2017

The bill criminalizes second trimester abortions by imposing steep fines or a five-year-maximum prison term for providers who terminate pregnancies after 20 weeks, leaving exceptions for instances of rape or threat to the life of the mother. (more...)
Pentagon chief says U.S. admin backs Tillerson's North Korea effort Pentagon chief says U.S. admin backs Tillerson's North Korea effort
- October 04, 2017

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday played down an apparent split between the U.S. president and his top diplomat over outreach to North Korea , saying America's focus was still on finding a diplomatic solution to the dispute with Pyongyang. (more...)
Israel Says Will Annex Palestinian Territories, Uprooting Over 100000 Palestinians Israel Says Will Annex Palestinian Territories, Uprooting Over 100000 Palestinians
- October 04, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised that his regime would build more settlements in an area at the heart of the occupied West Bank, defying repeated worldwide calls for a halt to the controversial activity seen as a major impediment to peace. (more...)
GOP Sen. Says Trump Wants Congress To Protect Only Current DACA Recipients GOP Sen. Says Trump Wants Congress To Protect Only Current DACA Recipients
- October 04, 2017

The administration said it ended DACA because Obama overstepped his constitutional authority by creating the policy without Congressional approval. There is a six-month wind-down of the program for Congress to come up with a fix, and DACA recipients have until Thursday to renew their status. (more...)
After Vegas attack, Republicans put gun silencer bill on hold After Vegas attack, Republicans put gun silencer bill on hold
- October 04, 2017

As a result, gun stocks have mostly been lower since the election. Many people are vocalizing their opinion on gun control including Caleb Keeter with the Josh Abbott Band. "If this is the new normal, police and first responders must continue to prepare how to respond to these active shooter incidents", Mahaffee said. "It's that kind of thing that's controlled by the NRA and the gun lobby, who are exacerbating the situation and creating the mass murders", Phillips said. (more...)
Edmonton terror attacks: Abdulahi Sharif attends bail hearing Edmonton terror attacks: Abdulahi Sharif attends bail hearing
- October 04, 2017

Sharif "had no known criminal history at the time of his encounters with ICE", the ICE statement added. Two months later, on September 22, 2011, an immigration judge ordered Sharif removed to Somalia. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, 30, faces five counts of attempted murder for allegedly going on a rampage late Saturday and early Sunday, first driving a vehicle into and then stabbing Edmonton police Const. (more...)
Marilou Danley not involved in Las Vegas shooting Marilou Danley not involved in Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

In December 1960, a jury found Paddock guilty and Judge Peirson M. Hall sentenced him to 20 years in prison, the maximum allowable sentence. When people call for getting rid of machine guns, many don't realize that the US government effectively did precisely that back more than 80 years ago. (more...)
(GNW) Shares now down at $3.85 Genworth and Oceanwide Provide Update on… (GNW) Shares now down at $3.85 Genworth and Oceanwide Provide Update on…
- October 04, 2017

It has outperformed by 38.22% the S&P500. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 30.8% which for the week approaches 22.1%. The hedge fund run by Rob Butts held 10.00M shares of the life insurance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $37.70 million, up from 6.11 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
KRG: We can not nullify referendum results KRG: We can not nullify referendum results
- October 04, 2017

The flight ban was imposed by the Baghdad administration in retaliation for an independence vote that has drawn widespread opposition from foreign powers. Renewed tension in the area has given a boost to oil prices, with the Kurdish region forecast to produce more than 600,000 barrels of crude per day in 2017, the bulk of which goes through Turkey . (more...)
Slide Fire Bump Fire Gun Stocks NOT an Automatic Weapon Says ATF Slide Fire Bump Fire Gun Stocks NOT an Automatic Weapon Says ATF
- October 04, 2017

To be an automatic weapon, a rifle must be able to fire continuously by having the shooter press the trigger once. He said these are characteristics of semi-automatic weapons with modifications. Mahoney said it's hard to shoot accurately using a bump stock. Each, when used with a semiautomatic weapon, allows the user to fire at rates that can exceed 400 rounds per minute. (more...)
Why ISIS claims responsibility for attacks it didn't commit Why ISIS claims responsibility for attacks it didn't commit
- October 04, 2017

He said she was returning to clear her name of any involvement in the worst mass shooting in modern USA history. While online directories listed one of Marilou Danley's previous addresses as a Springdale duplex, Washington County and local law enforcement officials said they had no record of Danley living in Northwest Arkansas, noting that she may have lived there without any government agency knowing. (more...)
Illinois Lawmakers React to Las Vegas Shooting Illinois Lawmakers React to Las Vegas Shooting
- October 04, 2017

He may very well be, but he also had access to guns. Fasulo said 23 of the weapons were recovered from the hotel room in Las Vegas that Paddock allegedly used to fire on the crowd below. Police said they're still investigating Paddock's motive. "Despite the fact that these types of events have become all too common in our daily lives, we must not grow complacent in our reaction to them, and instead renew our resolve to stop them from occurring again and again". (more...)
Mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, responds to Donald Trump's attacks Mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, responds to Donald Trump's attacks
- October 04, 2017

Much of the island is still without power or clean drinking water. In the aftermath of the 2005 hurricane - which made landfall in the US three times - a reported 1,833 people died, according to the Washington Post . "But now the roads are cleared, communications are starting to come back". Trump also pointed out that the hurricane damage in Puerto Rico required the USA to spend federal money on disaster relief. (more...)
NYPD officer who tackled former pro tennis player sues for defamation NYPD officer who tackled former pro tennis player sues for defamation
- October 04, 2017

Video captured Officer James Frascatore slamming Blake to the ground and arresting him. "I have a family to go home to", he told the NY Post in a Sunday report. Open in Flushing, New York, when he was bombarded by Frascatore. The lawsuit, filed today in Manhattan federal court, claims that Frascatore's name was "dragged through the mud following his encounter with Defendant Blake who repeatedly and incessantly claimed he was the target of racial profiling". (more...)
Dalit Man, 21, Beaten To Death Allegedly For Attending Garba In Gujarat Dalit Man, 21, Beaten To Death Allegedly For Attending Garba In Gujarat
- October 04, 2017

Eight men have been arrested for attacking the 21-year-old on Sunday, police told BBC Gujarati. The victim, Jayesh Solanki, and three others had gone to participate in the Navaratri festivities near the local temple in Bhadrania village, when the accused made "derogatory remarks" about their caste, police said. (more...)
Nuclear accord with Iran in U.S. interest: Mattis Nuclear accord with Iran in U.S. interest: Mattis
- October 04, 2017

Under the agreement's provisions, any signatory can require the UN Security Council to vote on a resolution to continue the deal's sanctions relief - a US veto would result in the sanctions on Iran snapping back into place automatically. "You've seen USA allies saying that the United States is not a reliable partner", said Zarif, who also blasted Trump for his "frightening" rhetoric toward Iran's friends in North Korea. (more...)
Ariana Grande calls for 'gun control' after Las Vegas 'terrorism' Ariana Grande calls for 'gun control' after Las Vegas 'terrorism'
- October 04, 2017

The death toll from the shooting in Las Vegas has risen to 58, with 515 people being injured from the attack which has become the worst shooting in USA history. Responding to a statement from House Speaker Paul Ryan, Gaga said, "blood is on the hands" of lawmakers who don't pass increased gun control measures after the horrific shooting that claimed the lives of at least 50 people and injured more than 400 others. (more...)
Las Vegas Massacre Probe Turns To Gunman's Girlfriend In Philippines Las Vegas Massacre Probe Turns To Gunman's Girlfriend In Philippines
- October 04, 2017

It was unclear if the $100,000 sum was intended for Ms Danley's use but the shooter's brother, Eric Paddock , said he would not be surprised if the money was meant for her. The latter attack was previously the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. A current neighbor of Danley and Paddock's in Mesquite said Paddock kept a large safe in his garage, avoided saying hello to them and often left for six months at a time with Danley. (more...)
Statement Regarding Coalition Negotiations Statement Regarding Coalition Negotiations
- October 04, 2017

Both parties have since said the two leaders had spoken by telephone. Winston Peters has declined to comment to meida at the airport this morning except to say 384,000 special votes were yet to be counted. Peters has nominated Thursday next week, October 12, as the date by which coalition negotiations would be completed, but had given no hint before now that discussions about the broad outline of possible government coalition or support agreements could occur prior to October 7. (more...)
Australia same-sex marriage: 'Majority' quick to return survey Australia same-sex marriage: 'Majority' quick to return survey
- October 04, 2017

Lyle Shelton, a prominent opponent of same-sex marriage, said it was "a good result so far". The ABS did not release any data about how many "yes" or "no" responses had been received. "You have not voted until you have posted your yes", he said. The veteran pollster John Stirton said that polls were "inconsistent on the exact numbers but underlying that they are very consistent". (more...)
Iran, Turkey military chiefs discuss security cooperation Iran, Turkey military chiefs discuss security cooperation
- October 04, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with the Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Ireland Denis O'Donovan on Tuesday in Tehran, highlighting the existence of ample opportunities for developing cooperation between Tehran and Dublin in various sectors, including agriculture, industry, tourism, pharmacy and medical equipment, as well as new technologies and communication. (more...)
Quant Scorecard Under Review For Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
- October 04, 2017

The 1-year low was reported on Sep, 29 by Barchart.com . Quantitative Systematic Strategies Llc, which manages about $315.26 million and $393.16M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Coca (NYSE:KO) by 11,179 shares to 87,726 shares, valued at $3.94 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (more...)
Donald Trump looks to strengthen ties with Thailand Donald Trump looks to strengthen ties with Thailand
- October 04, 2017

The US Trade Representative's office reported that the US trade deficit with Thailand was US$18.9 billion (S$26 billion) previous year, the 11th largest faced by the US. The writer says: "The meeting rejects the democratic principle in the U.S. constitution embodied in the words "We The People", while endorsing the authoritarian and elitist model of governance in Southeast Asia". (more...)
Las Vegas massacre: stricter controls do not follow mass shootings Las Vegas massacre: stricter controls do not follow mass shootings
- October 04, 2017

This morning, our nation woke up to yet another senseless tragedy - one that we have seen repeated far too many times . This tragedy comes just more than a year since 49 lives - a lot of them Latinx - were taken in a mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando . (more...)