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EC: Ready for simultaneous polls EC: Ready for simultaneous polls
- October 06, 2017

The Election Commission has launched a web-based application, Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) network, aimed at efficient conduct of elections and said it would be "logistically equipped" by September 2018 to hold simultaneous polls for Lok Sabha and assemblies. (more...)
Vegas shooter booked room overlooking Lollapalooza in Chicago, official says Vegas shooter booked room overlooking Lollapalooza in Chicago, official says
- October 06, 2017

The injured ended up in 13 hospitals scattered across southern Nevada, with a lot of them treated and released. Stephen Paddock's live-in girlfriend described him as a "kind, caring, quiet man" with whom she hoped to spend her future. "Steve had nothing to do with any political organization, religious organization, no white supremacist, nothing", Eric Paddock said. Hoskins was originally sentenced to 20 years in prison for bank robberies. (more...)
California becomes 'sanctuary state' as Gov. Brown defies Trump administration California becomes 'sanctuary state' as Gov. Brown defies Trump administration
- October 06, 2017

Senate Bill 54, which has been criticized by President Donald Trump and is seen by many as a direct challenge to his recent crackdown on illegal immigration, will come into force on January 1. An estimated 10 million immigrants live in California, more than the entire population of states such as MI, and about 25% of them are thought to be undocumented. (more...)
Man fatally shot at Upper West Side construction site, NYPD says Man fatally shot at Upper West Side construction site, NYPD says
- October 06, 2017

The NYPD went into active shooter protocol and deployed its Emergency Services Unit, Critical Response Command and Strategic Response units to the scene. The police believe the gunman had worked at the site and shot his former supervisor. His last arrest was in 2005. Their names were not immediately released. (more...)
Egypt defies United Nations embargo, buys weapons worth $23 million from North Korea Egypt defies United Nations embargo, buys weapons worth $23 million from North Korea
- October 06, 2017

The failed deal prompted a United Nations investigation and a series of US complaints over Egypt's sanction-defying attempts to purchase North Korean weaponry , just one link in the chain of a global arms trade that the report describes as a "vital financial lifeline" for the country's leader, Kim Jong Un. (more...)
Ireland says European Union action over 13 billion euro Apple tax bill 'regrettable' Ireland says European Union action over 13 billion euro Apple tax bill 'regrettable'
- October 06, 2017

The huge amount of money - which is equivalent to a quarter of Ireland's national budget of 2015 - was owed to Ireland, according to the European Union in 2016 because usa tech giant Aplple had received illegal Irish State aid. In a statement released after the decision, the Irish ministry of finance said it had been working at full tilt on recovering the cash which it described as an "unprecedented" amount in terms of size. (more...)
Trump speaks to Nevada officials about shooting Trump speaks to Nevada officials about shooting
- October 06, 2017

At the hospital, Trump said that this was his message to the patients that he met: "We're with you 100 percent". He says at the city's Metropolitan Police headquarters that, "Our souls are stricken with grief for every American who lost" someone in Sunday night's shooting. (more...)
House Democrats announce support for $560M tax hike plan House Democrats announce support for $560M tax hike plan
- October 06, 2017

Coloradans expect us to work together and solve problems. Instead, three Republican state senators on a committee that must approve the fix voted against it without comment in a puerile act of irresponsibility. He later backtracked as critics suggested it amounted to pay-for-play at the Capitol. It also made changes to marijuana taxes - which is where the mistake was made. (more...)
House Dem Sanchez: Time for Pelosi to go House Dem Sanchez: Time for Pelosi to go
- October 05, 2017

A senior House Democrat said today it's time for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other veteran leaders step aside and make way for a new generation of party leaders. "The Democratic Caucus stands united behind our leadership team in the fight to make this country stronger, and our focus shall remain on getting the GOP to address the crises in Texas, Puerto Rico, the U.S. (more...)
Trump believes Iran is breaking Nuclear Deal Trump believes Iran is breaking Nuclear Deal
- October 05, 2017

Will the deal be canceled? Ambassadors of European Union nations in Washington confirmed Wednesday they planned to meet with United States senators in a bid to shore up support for a continued nuclear deal with Iran. Decertifying Iran's compliance with the deal would not immediately end the accord, but would leave Congress to decide whether or not to reinstate economic sanctions on Iran that were suspended under the agreement. (more...)
ESPN to take over Formula One US broadcasting from NBC Sports ESPN to take over Formula One US broadcasting from NBC Sports
- October 05, 2017

ESPN will begin carrying Formula 1 programming beginning with the Australian Grand Prix on March 25, and will carry every race live on either ESPN, ESPN 2 or the ABC broadcast network. According to NBC Sports Group, average viewership on cable (NBCSN, CNBC) has increased during that time from 187,00 viewers to 440,000 viewers. Monaco on NBC averaged 1.444 million viewers, which stands as the second-most watched F1 race for NBCSG behind the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix on NBC. (more...)
Russian Hackers Compromised US Cyber Defense
- October 05, 2017

The information the hackers obtained included "details about how the N.S.A. penetrates foreign computer networks, the computer code it uses for such spying, and how it defends networks inside the US", which Russian state agents could conceivably use to infiltrate USA networks and simultaneously protect their own against cyber-attacks. (more...)
Embattled GOP Rep. Tim Murphy to resign from House Embattled GOP Rep. Tim Murphy to resign from House
- October 05, 2017

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the text showed Murphy's cell phone number and that they have a number of other documents including the emails, phone records and court documents to proof the case. In addition to the text message from Ms. Edwards, there is also a six-page memo written by Murphy's chief of staff , Susan Mosychuk, which depicts a hostile working environment where Murphy is alleged to have degraded his workers and intimidated them. (more...)
Police Body Cam Video Shows Chaos In Las Vegas Police Body Cam Video Shows Chaos In Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

Lombardo said Wednesday night that investigators were trying to figure out whether Paddock had any help collecting his arsenal or planning the rampage, which has been found to be meticulously planned. The shooter in the Las Vegas deadly massacre apparently planned to survive and escape in the moments after the massacre, but investigators did not specifically say how he meant to do that. (more...)
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave has sadly passed away aged 97 Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave has sadly passed away aged 97
- October 05, 2017

Fine Gael minister Ciaran Cannon said that while Mr Cosgrave was "a private and unassuming individual", he would be remembered as a "giant of Irish politics". Mr Cosgrove was elected the leader of Fine Gael in 1965 and held the post for eight years. Mr Martin said that WT Cosgrave showed "incredible bravery" during the Easter Rising. (more...)
Duke Energy Corporation 5.125% (NYSE:DUKH) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume
- October 05, 2017

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 6,215,141 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $163,272,000 after buying an additional 6,129,141 shares during the period. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Thursday, October 22. The firm has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, May 5. (more...)
IRCTC hotels scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav appears before CBI IRCTC hotels scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav appears before CBI
- October 05, 2017

His son Tejashwi is to be questioned tomorrow. It is alleged that Yadav, as railway minister in 2006, handed over maintenance of two Railway hotels - BNR Ranchi and Puri - to Sujata Hotel (a company owned by Vinay and Vijay Kochhar) after receiving a bribe in the form of three acres of prime land through a 'benami' (shell) company. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend returns to US Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend returns to US
- October 05, 2017

At a late-night press conference Tuesday, authorities said Paddock , a high-stakes gambler and retired accountant, made his attack even more deadly by adding more lethal components to his weapons. An additional 19 guns were found during a search of his home, along with thousands of rounds of ammunition. His brother Eric, interviewed in Florida by CBS, said Paddock was "not an avid gun guy at all ... (more...)
Las Vegas Gunman Planted Cameras Around Hotel Suite, More Weapons Found Las Vegas Gunman Planted Cameras Around Hotel Suite, More Weapons Found
- October 05, 2017

Authorities say Danley, who lived with Paddock at his home in a Mesquite, Nevada , retirement community where officials searching the residence found a number of weapons, is more than a mere witness. Stephen Paddock is seen in an image provided by CNN . "And we want to identify that source". Police reported that the suspected gunman was killed in a clash with officers in his hotel room. (more...)
Civil rights law doesn't apply to transgender workers, says Justice Department memo Civil rights law doesn't apply to transgender workers, says Justice Department memo
- October 05, 2017

Sessions wrote that it is the responsibility of the Justice Department to interpret the law "as written by Congress" and that the existing text does not explicitly prohibit discrimination based on gender identity. "Rather than causing similarly situated "members of one sex [to be] exposed to disadvantageous terms or conditions of employment to which members of the other sex are not exposed", differential treatment of gay and straight employees for men and women alike". (more...)
The house of representatives to limit access to abortion The house of representatives to limit access to abortion
- October 05, 2017

The abortion industry has fought this common sense, bipartisan bill in no small part because of one simple fact: Profits are large for organs harvested from babies aborted at 20 weeks and beyond. It's expected that The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act will most likely not pass through the Senate, even though Republicans hold the majority 52-48. (more...)
'Vegas killer had help.' Investigators: He wasn't acting alone 'Vegas killer had help.' Investigators: He wasn't acting alone
- October 05, 2017

According to police account, Stephen, the suspect accused of carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern USA history, fired into a crowd of concert-goers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. "For this individual to take it upon himself to create this chaos and harm is unspeakable", Lombardo told journalists on Tuesday, saying the shooter's degree of preparation made it clear the attack was extensively premeditated. (more...)
Good Riddance: Australia Collects Nearly 30000 Guns in Second Gun Amnesty Good Riddance: Australia Collects Nearly 30000 Guns in Second Gun Amnesty
- October 05, 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, at least 199 people have died in mass shooting in the United States. Currently, there are two dozen high income countries that have all sorts of gun laws. But the Conservative government went one step further and banned all handguns, with the exception of.22 caliber single-shot weapons, in England, Scotland and Wales. (more...)
Pence: America must be 'dominant in space' Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'
- October 05, 2017

Pence made clear that he believes some of the best space ideas will come from people outside of the government. "It means establishing a renewed American presence on the moon, a vital strategic goal", Pence said in excerpts quoted today in national space media. (more...)
US Rep. Marsha Blackburn Launches Senate Bid US Rep. Marsha Blackburn Launches Senate Bid
- October 05, 2017

Haslam can't run for governor again next year because of term limits. I feel like I can be most helpful in my next service as a private citizen. Corker, who recently announced that he would not seek re-election, told reporters on Capitol Hill that he believed Tillerson was invaluable to American stability, along with Secretary of Defense James Mattis and White House chief of staff John Kelly. (more...)

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