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European bourses dip on Spain, Catalonia European bourses dip on Spain, Catalonia
- October 05, 2017

Timmermans backed the Spanish government's stance: "This is an internal matter for Spain that has to be dealt with in line with the constitutional order of Spain", he said. The four suspects, including police chief Josep Lluís Trapero, are said to have incited rebellion by joining in rallies before Sunday's referendum. (more...)
US President Donald Trump visits Las Vegas, avoids gun control talk US President Donald Trump visits Las Vegas, avoids gun control talk
- October 05, 2017

He spent most of his day meeting with people charged with responding to the crisis than with people affected by it. She also urged President Donald Trump to finally display some positive leadership qualities. The atrocity left 59 people dead and at least 527 wounded or injured during the ensuing stampede. Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh expressed their condolences Monday morning after a shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas strip that has become the deadliest mass ... (more...)
Met Office issues yellow weather warning for rain Met Office issues yellow weather warning for rain
- October 05, 2017

Forecasters are warning parts of the United Kingdom to brace for gale-force winds of more than 60mph overnight. Westerly winds will bring gusts of around 40-50mph and up to 60mph in some places. An area of low pressure crossing the north of the United Kingdom will bring the swathe of strong winds on its southern flanks which could affect the Midlands, Mid Wales, North Wales, the North West, Yorkshire and East Anglia. (more...)
Trump Heads to Las Vegas as Mass Shooting Probe Continues
- October 05, 2017

In his remarks, Ryan cited the return to Congress of House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., who is enduring a slow recovery from being shot in a mass shooting event in the nation's capital last summer. Bump stocks were used by the shooter in Las Vegas . That license includes a background check and 60-day waiting period. "I understand in the insatiable appetite of the media that you want some answers, but I'm going to make it very clear to you that I need some patience". (more...)
Amit Shah walks out of BJP's padayatra via Pinarayi Amit Shah walks out of BJP's padayatra via Pinarayi
- October 05, 2017

The programs in Kerala that were supposed to be attended by BJP national president Amit Shah, as part of the "Janaraksha Yatra " being led by BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan, have been cancelled. Mr. Rajashekharan said Mr. Shah's presence in the yatra was not required to offer resistance to CPI (M) workers of Pinarayi village. The BJP's call for nonstop marches to AKG Bhavan in New Delhi up to October 17 is meant to provoke the party workers and unleash violence. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting sparks outcries for gun control Las Vegas shooting sparks outcries for gun control
- October 05, 2017

Many liberals from cities and urban areas have never touched a gun or gone hunting, and despair at the government's inability to ban assault rifles, limit magazines and improve background checks. I don't know why bad things happen to good people, but they do in this world, and what happened in Las Vegas was awful. "We are not going to knee-jerk react to every situation", he said. (more...)
Eastman Chemical continues shelter-in-place advisory Eastman Chemical continues shelter-in-place advisory
- October 05, 2017

We're following all safety protocols to assess and secure the area. Neighbors within a half-mile radius of the intersection of John B. Dennis and Moreland Drive, and personnel inside the Kingsport plant perimeter are being asked to remain sheltered in place until further notice. (more...)
Mamata congratulates Akhilesh Yadav on becoming national president of Samajwadi Party Mamata congratulates Akhilesh Yadav on becoming national president of Samajwadi Party
- October 05, 2017

This was later followed with Akhilesh meeting his father during which Mulayam is believed to have advised him to take older party members along with him. Sources said that the duo spoke over phone on Tuesday have also agreed to meet soon. It was expected that Mulayam would forget all the differences with son and join the national convention. (more...)
Erdogan: Turkey no longer needs European Union membership but will not abandon talks Erdogan: Turkey no longer needs European Union membership but will not abandon talks
- October 05, 2017

Elsewhere in his remarks, the Turkish president said the EU states had failed to respond to requests to extradite individuals suspected of involvement in the coup attempt in Turkey in 2016, adding, " The EU failed us in a fight against terrorism ". (more...)
Iraq forces retake centre of Hawija from ISIL: army Iraq forces retake centre of Hawija from ISIL: army
- October 05, 2017

Eyewitnesses in Hawjia told Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that ISIS militants fled towards the neighboring town of Riyadh when Iraqi forces stormed Hawija. The United Nations said on October 3 that an estimated 12,500 people had fled Hawija since the launch of the offensive. The only area that now remains under IS control in Iraq is a stretch along the western border with Syria , Reuters reports. (more...)
US Ally Egypt Caught Sneaking $23 Million Weapons Purchase From North Korea
- October 05, 2017

United States authorities spotted a freight ship named Jie Shun flying a Cambodian flag which was carrying a huge arms cache was secretly heading from North Korea to Egypt forcing Cairo to sieze it, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. (more...)
Trump heads to Las Vegas in aftermath of tragedy Trump heads to Las Vegas in aftermath of tragedy
- October 05, 2017

He plans to speak privately with victims of the Sunday night shooting rampage that left at least 59 dead. "So unnecessary. Who can believe what happened to Las Vegas? ". LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 4: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One upon their arrival at McCarran International Airport, October 4, 2017 in Las Vegas , Nevada. (more...)
Tillerson Says He Never Considered Resigning, Doesn't Deny Calling Trump A 'Moron'
- October 05, 2017

According to an NBC News report citing "multiple senior administration officials" a few days after the heated July 20 meeting, Vice President Mike Pence met Tillerson to ask him to show respect. Tillerson says at a news conference that he never considered leaving his post. However, his core national security team - Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his second national security adviser, H.R. (more...)
Emanuel dismisses White House spokeswoman's Chicago gun claims Emanuel dismisses White House spokeswoman's Chicago gun claims
- October 05, 2017

Sanders went on to say that "laws.won't create or stop these type of [shootings] from happenin", suggesting the Trump administration's position on any future legislation proposed for limiting the use of firearms in the country. "We haven't had the moment to have a deep dive on the policy part", Sanders said. NBC's Hallie Jackson pressed Sanders later on in the briefing on her claim that it was premature to discuss policy in response to the attack. (more...)
Egypt denies N.Korea arms bound for its military
- October 05, 2017

The cache was later described by the U.N.as the "largest seizure of ammunition in the history of sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea". "Egypt's management has stopped a ship with a flag in Cambodia after he came from North Korea and had knowledge of anti-tank bullets in it". The report said a United Nations investigation found that Egypt was the original buyer of the shipment, which Egypt denies. (more...)
Russian Federation investigation: The 'collusion issue is still open', says Senate intelligence chairman Russian Federation investigation: The 'collusion issue is still open', says Senate intelligence chairman
- October 05, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders warned Wednesday that Russian Federation may be planning further attempts to influence USA politics by meddling in upcoming elections in November and 2018. The assessment concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to undermine the USA election and favor then-candidate Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Judge dismisses case against pardoned Arpaio Judge dismisses case against pardoned Arpaio
- October 05, 2017

District Judge Susan Bolton dismissed the case against the pardon with prejudice, meaning the plaintiffs can not refile. In a 14-page ruling, Bolton reiterated her reasons for finding Arpaio guilty, but said she found no legal grounds to deny the presidential pardon. (more...)
The Facts Regarding Federal Regulation of Machine Guns in America The Facts Regarding Federal Regulation of Machine Guns in America
- October 05, 2017

The president called the attack on a Las Vegas concert an "act of pure evil" during remarks Monday. "I really thought the shooting at Sandy Hook [when a gunman killed 26 people at a school] was going to be the breaking point, and while that created enormous emotional reaction, the political impact in the end was nearly non-existent". (more...)
Robbery Tunnel in Brazil Robbery Tunnel in Brazil
- October 05, 2017

The gang spent four months excavating the passage before completing it last Wednesday. Images taken by local media and police show a tunnel with lights across the entire route. Police officers stand in front of an entrance to a 500-meter-long tunnel that would lead into the main vault of Bank of Brazil, according to police, in Sao Paulo . (more...)
Mattis says keeping Iran nuclear deal is a USA national security interest Mattis says keeping Iran nuclear deal is a USA national security interest
- October 05, 2017

Earlier, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has arrived in the United States of America on a three-day important visit, where he will hold meetings with his U.S. Pakistan, of course, continues to deny there is state or institutional support for terrorists, but the USA isn't buying that falsehood, said Dunford. (more...)
Trump Tells Puerto Ricans They Didn't Suffer a 'Real Catastrophe' Like Katrina Trump Tells Puerto Ricans They Didn't Suffer a 'Real Catastrophe' Like Katrina
- October 05, 2017

The President said that while "every death is a horror", he drew a distinction between " a real catastrophe like Katrina" and "what happened here". Some 12,000 civilian federal workers and a much smaller number of USA military personnel are in Puerto Rico to deliver aid and assist with relief efforts, though many have criticized Washington for taking too long to ramp up the response to the devastation. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman wired $140k to Philippines before shooting spree Las Vegas gunman wired $140k to Philippines before shooting spree
- October 05, 2017

Danley was not believed to be involved in the shooting "at this time," law enforcement officials told reporters on Monday . The girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock has arrived in the United States, where she is due to be questioned by police. (more...)
Are automatic weapons legal in Ohio?
- October 05, 2017

Justin Gabriel, the president and owner of The Gun Parlor in Worcester, argues that gun laws wouldn't have prevented this shooting because the Las Vegas shooter reportedly obtained his guns with a legal license. Due to their scarcity, legal machine guns are very expensive, still require the original 1934 Machine Gun Tax stamp of $200 and the owner or trader must undergo extensive background checks and also permit the federal government to conduct searches. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock 'likely had accomplice': sheriff Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock 'likely had accomplice': sheriff
- October 05, 2017

The Philippines' National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said the FBI, its USA counterpart, had sought help in finding Danley. Eric Paddock said he was mystified by the attack. While the nation learnt more about the lives cut brutally short as well as the heroic actions of people on the ground, few answers were available as to what, if anything , may have motivated the rampage. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Gunman fired for 9 to 11 minutes, police say Las Vegas shooting: Gunman fired for 9 to 11 minutes, police say
- October 05, 2017

Aldean expressed his sympathy for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting and their families, letting them know that they're in his heart and prayers. The sisters - whose faces were obscured and their names withheld - said Danley is "a good person" who would have stopped Paddock had she been there. (more...)

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