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Marilou Danley's Sisters Say Las Vegas Gunman Sent Her Away Before Shooting Marilou Danley's Sisters Say Las Vegas Gunman Sent Her Away Before Shooting
- October 05, 2017

The family said Marilou was a "wonderful" person and described her as kind and giving, adding that they hadn't heard from her. Paddock, a 64-year-old gambler and retired accountant, killed 58 people and injured at least 527 others when he used a vast arsenal of weapons to shoot at a Las Vegas concert from a hotel room on Sunday. (more...)
Moscow Welcomes Saudi King, Describes Visit As 'Most Important Event' Moscow Welcomes Saudi King, Describes Visit As 'Most Important Event'
- October 05, 2017

With help also from rising demand, oil last week reached nearly $60 a barrel, its highest in more than two years. The talks take place against a hard political backdrop. Defense will be another topic. However, Moscow's relations with Saudi Arabia were going through rocky roads after which tensions became high following different positions on the Syrian crisis. (more...)
Facebook tests feature to provide context for news stories Facebook tests feature to provide context for news stories
- October 05, 2017

The whole objective of the new feature, Facebook said , is to help people make "informed decisions" on what they read and share. When asked about the risk of the Wikipedia entries that are pulled in having been doctored with false information, a Facebook spokesperson told me "Vandalism on Wikipedia is a rare and unfortunate event that is usually resolved quickly". (more...)
Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman
- October 05, 2017

The unarmed guard who distracted Stephen Paddock , the Las Vegas shooter who killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 on Sunday night, deserves to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the US, his union leader tells Newsweek . (more...)
SIU investigating Waterloo regional police after 2 die in collision SIU investigating Waterloo regional police after 2 die in collision
- October 05, 2017

The Special Investigations Unit tweeted shortly after 11 a.m. that they have been called in to investigate what led to the crash, which occurred near Hwy. The second vehicle is scattered in pieces across the highway. OPP have closed Highway 6 in both directions between Concession 10 and Freelton Road for the investigation. (more...)
Manager Dealt Cocaine and Crack out of Bronx McDonald's: Pros. Manager Dealt Cocaine and Crack out of Bronx McDonald's: Pros.
- October 05, 2017

During the last and largest transaction, Guerrero allegedly sold roughly 100 grams of cocaine and a quantity of crack cocaine to an undercover officer for $6,520. Other employees were milling about nearby. In total, Guerrero sold the undercover cop nearly $10,900 in drugs. Police say Coca Cola wasn't the only kind of coke being sold at a McDonald's in the Bronx. (more...)
Guj riots: HC rejects Jafris plea alleging larger conspiracy Guj riots: HC rejects Jafris plea alleging larger conspiracy
- October 05, 2017

The issue was already discussed by the Supreme Court in its 2015 order on a petition of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, said the judge. Jafri had earlier approached the Supreme Court which told SIT, led by former CBI chief R.K. She said that it was the magisterial court that had first accepted the closure report filed by SIT. The court has not accepted Jafri's allegation of "a larger conspiracy". (more...)
U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats
- October 05, 2017

The U.S. measures will stop short of breaking off relations or closing the two countries'embassies, which reopened in 2015 following more than five decades of hostility. The U.S. officials have reportedly been "targeted" in hotels or in their residences with Cuba-owned compounds. Nevertheless, U.S. authorities have not explained how Cuba can do that if investigations have not revealed the causes of the injuries. (more...)
Russian airstrikes critically wound ex-Syrian Qaeda leader Russian airstrikes critically wound ex-Syrian Qaeda leader
- October 05, 2017

Two suspected mercenaries from a "private army" used by Vladimir Putin in Syria have been captured by ISIS, according to video claims. Konashenkov says 50 other militants who were securing the gathering were also killed. On Tuesday, the Islamic State released a video through its official Amaq news agency to confirm that it has captured two Russian men. Last month Russian Federation claimed to have killed several top IS commanders in an air strike including the US-trained "minister of ... (more...)
Trump urges Senate to probe American 'Fake News Networks'
- October 05, 2017

His comments come after the leaders of the panel said Wednesday it is still investigating whether there was any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential race. Beyond NBC's report that Tillerson had threatened to quit, the network also claimed he had called Trump "a f*****g moron". Despite the criticism towards news outlets, The New York Times and the Washington Post have reported huge subscriptions boosts since Trump took office. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting updates: Portraits of the victims emerge Las Vegas shooting updates: Portraits of the victims emerge
- October 05, 2017

He was also asked if the massacre, which killed at least 59 and injured hundreds of others, could have been prevented. "Well, it's a very sad thing". Immigration documents show Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , had been overseas for weeks and was in the Philippines on Sunday when Paddock opened fire in Las Vegas . (more...)
Weapons, explosives found in Las Vegas gunman's hotel room and home
- October 05, 2017

Authorities say the Las Vegas shooter had 1,600 rounds of ammunition and several containers of an explosive commonly used in target shooting that totaled 50 pounds in his auto. The two officers arrive on Paddock's floor. "A mother, a grandmother, a sister, a friend", she said of Danley. A SWAT officer is heard on police radio: "We need to pop this (door) and see if we get any type of response from this guy". (more...)
More than 12 dead, several injured in Jhal Magsi blast More than 12 dead, several injured in Jhal Magsi blast
- October 05, 2017

The suicide bomber was stopped at main entrance after which he blew himself, he added. The injured have been taken to the DHQ hospital, Jhal Magsi, for treatment. Security forces reached the spot and cordoned off the area after the blast. District administration officials said that the death toll could rise as several injured people are in critical condition. (more...)
Wade won't let ego get in the way at Cleveland Wade won't let ego get in the way at Cleveland
- October 05, 2017

The Cavaliers moved for the 12-time NBA All-Star after it was announced Isaiah Thomas , acquired in the trade that sent starting point-guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, was unlikely to return until January. As you may have expected, James played a huge role in getting the 12-time All-Star to Cleveland after his buyout with the Chicago Bulls, via ESPN's Rachel Nichols. (more...)
White House: Not the time for gun law debate White House: Not the time for gun law debate
- October 05, 2017

Once again, this means nothing. President Trump's words in the wake of the shooting will provide some comfort to many who are hurting in the wake of this tragedy. He also met police officers, dispatchers and others who had responded to the shooting on Sunday night, telling them: "You showed the world and the world is watching, and you showed what professionalism is all about". (more...)
Today's weather: Starting to feel like the LA forecast around here
- October 05, 2017

On Sunday , we will have mostly sunny skies and highs will bounce back to the mid/ upper 80s with south winds at 5-10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Sunday will be cloudy to partly sunny with a couple showers possible. But there could be gusts up to 25 miles per hour. The cooler air could result in the first frost of the season early Tuesday and Wednesday morning, the weather service said. (more...)
Red Cross Seeking Donations Red Cross Seeking Donations
- October 05, 2017

Appointments to give blood at the UBS location on Terminal Way are booked for Monday and Tuesday for people who try to make them online, but walk-ins are always welcome. She added because every two seconds someone in the US needs blood, your donation never goes to waste. From his room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock allegedly opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers on October 1, 2017, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds more . (more...)
Saudi King arrives in Moscow with golden escalator ... and a technical error Saudi King arrives in Moscow with golden escalator ... and a technical error
- October 05, 2017

With oil above $60, there is a reduced need to "cheat" among producers, but it's lucrative to do it. The deal by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers including Russian Federation to cut supply by about 1.8 million barrels per day runs until March 2018. (more...)
Rafael Nadal advances to quarterfinals of China Open Rafael Nadal advances to quarterfinals of China Open
- October 05, 2017

The German went on to win 6-3 7-6 (7-3) and set up a second-round meeting with Italy's Fabio Fognini. Nadal survived a scare in the opening round against Lucas Pouille as he had to come back after losing the opening set on Tuesday, October 3. (more...)
Political fallout begins as TransCanada pulls plug on Energy East Political fallout begins as TransCanada pulls plug on Energy East
- October 05, 2017

Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) granted TransCanada a 30-day suspension on September 8, after the company said it needed to review the impact of new assessment criteria that would consider the C$15.7 billion ($12.58 billion) project's indirect greenhouse gas contributions. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman rented room during earlier music festival Las Vegas gunman rented room during earlier music festival
- October 05, 2017

A lawyer for Marilou Danley read a statement from her after she was questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Los Angeles about her boyfriend. "The FBI has coordinated with the Philippine office of the Interpol to look for her". "She didn't even know that she was going to the Philippines until Steve said "Marilou, I found you a cheap ticket to the Philippines". (more...)
Gun expert demonstrates how Vegas gun may have worked Gun expert demonstrates how Vegas gun may have worked
- October 05, 2017

Paul Barrett, deputy director at the Stern Center for Business and Human Rights at New York University, tells Here & Now's Robin Young that he thought the shooter used an automatic weapon when he heard cellphone recordings of the attack. Speaking from the White House briefing room Monday afternoon, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders pushed back on a number of questions from the press corps about the need for more gun control in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre. (more...)
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics ran through Hanford site The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics ran through Hanford site
- October 05, 2017

Kip S. Thorne is one of three researchers sharing the prestigious prize in Physics for their work on gravitational waves , a topic Thorne has been studying for decades. "Working alongside their project team is something I'll never forget", said Ajay Singh, Principal Software Architect, Appfire. Gravitational waves are minuscule, and near-undetectable because they interact very weakly with matter and travel through the Universe at the speed of light unimpeded. (more...)
Another braid-chopping incident in Kashmir Another braid-chopping incident in Kashmir
- October 05, 2017

They were demanding the arrest of the alleged braid-choppers. They said that women held a demonstration in Khanyar after a woman's braid was mysteriously cut in Kaw Mohalla area. Pertinently, on Wednesday Kashmir Police chief, Muneer Ahmad Khan said that it was hard for the police to crack the cases of braid chopping. They said that the woman was caught in her courtyard late last night and when she raised hue and cry her husband came out however the alleged chopper managed to escape from ... (more...)
President Trump honors heroes, prays for victims in grieving Las Vegas President Trump honors heroes, prays for victims in grieving Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

As of last count, the U.S. police counted more than 50 firearms at the disposal of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock , who sprayed gunfire at the victims in the comfort of his 32nd-floor room at a Mandalay Bay hotel. Police believe Paddock killed himself before they entered the hotel room he used as a vantage point to allegedly carry out the shooting . This visit will mark the first time Trump is traveling to a city in the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting . (more...)