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Dahlan says 'zero chance' of Israeli-Palestinian peace deal Dahlan says 'zero chance' of Israeli-Palestinian peace deal
- October 06, 2017

The meeting of the government, which is based in the occupied West Bank, is the first step towards the internationally recognised Palestinian Authority retaking control of the territory. Activists on both sides hold memories of their enemies shooting out kneecaps or torturing each other in partisan prisons. He emphasized that reconciliation would encourage the worldwide community to fund rebuilding Gaza as Dollars 5.4 billion has been pledged by the global community pledged to reconstruct ... (more...)
Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm' Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'
- October 06, 2017

Live classical music played. JUST IN: "Maybe it's the calm before the storm", Pres. Trump says alongside USA military leaders. "What's the storm", another reporter asked. Trump then praised the military: "We have the world's great military people in this room", before concluding the photo session. On North Korea, the president said "we will do what we must do" to prevent Pyongyang from threatening the USA and its allies. (more...)
John Kelly's personal phone was reportedly compromised for months John Kelly's personal phone was reportedly compromised for months
- October 06, 2017

The IT department determined that the phone may have been compromised beginning in December 2016. White House officials told Politico it's still unclear when or where Kelly's phone was hacked and what if any data swiped. Kelly took the device to the White House's tech team, complaining that it wouldn't work properly or update software - and hadn't been right for months. (more...)
Cardinal George Pell To Face Committal Hearing In March
- October 06, 2017

He is fighting multiple allegations of historic sexual abuse but due to legal reasons the details of the charges have not yet been made public. Pell has strenuously denied the charges and will plead not guilty if he is committed to stand trial. (more...)
Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza
- October 06, 2017

The report comes after Las Vegas police announced on Wednesday that Paddock had also booked several rooms at The Ogden Hotel in Las Vegas through Airbnb from September 22-24, during the Life is attractive music festival . The Las Vegas gunman reportedly booked two hotel rooms overlooking a festival headlined by Lorde. She left for the Philippines a couple of weeks before the Strip shootings, and returned to the country late Tuesday. (more...)
Canada Holocaust memorial omits any mention of Jews, anti-Semitism Canada Holocaust memorial omits any mention of Jews, anti-Semitism
- October 06, 2017

The Canadian government has removed a plaque at a newly inaugurated Holocaust memorial in the capital of Ottawa after it was criticized for failing to explicitly acknowledge the six million Jews systematically murdered by the Nazis. Trudeau, the leader of the Liberal Party, has previously come under scrutiny for failing to mention Jews in his 2016 statement for Holocaust Remembrance Day, though he later apologized for "unintended impressions". (more...)
Nick Xenophon To Quit Federal Parliament, Run For SA State Election Nick Xenophon To Quit Federal Parliament, Run For SA State Election
- October 06, 2017

In a statement to the media on Friday, the powerbroker revealed that he had been thinking about making the move since the power blackout in South Australia past year but that his plans had been delayed due to his referral to the high court over concerns regarding section 44. (more...)
NRA Says Bump Stocks Should Face 'Additional Regulations' NRA Says Bump Stocks Should Face 'Additional Regulations'
- October 06, 2017

The men said "things got nasty" earlier that day when other reporters were questioning customers outside the store. Those comments from GOP lawmakers came a few hours after a group of Democratic Senators unveiled a bill that would ban the bump stocks . (more...)
Vegas shooter's girlfriend says had no idea Paddock was 'planning violence'
- October 06, 2017

Marilou Danley had earlier returned to the U.S., where she was met by investigators looking for clues as to why he carried out his deadly shooting spree. It said investigators were trying to trace the money and were probing at least a dozen financial reports over the past several weeks that said Paddock gambled more than $10,000 per day. (more...)
Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff for Las Vegas shooting victims Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff for Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 06, 2017

Gun sales slumped after Donald Trump was elected president, but that could change after Sunday's massacre in Las Vegas, the deadliest in modern USA history. After meeting with first responders, Trump told reporters he "just met some of the most awesome people" and that he met with patients that were "terribly wounded". (more...)
October 5 Deadline To Submit DACA Renewal Requests October 5 Deadline To Submit DACA Renewal Requests
- October 06, 2017

Today marks the deadline for beneficiaries of the Obama-era program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, to submit renewal applications for the program that began in 2012. However, dreamers claim that no one has been able to apply for new protections under the program and now they must have their application and a $495 check ready to present at a government office by the end of the day Thursday, online publication Vox explains . (more...)
Teachers Day: Education Ministry acknowledges Fiji's educators Teachers Day: Education Ministry acknowledges Fiji's educators
- October 06, 2017

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1997 UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel, which complements the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, stressing the importance of teacher autonomy and academic freedom in building a world in which education and learning are truly universal. (more...)
Russian Federation airstrikes in Syria, which has killed 38 civilians Russian Federation airstrikes in Syria, which has killed 38 civilians
- October 06, 2017

It was thrown out by the Ministry of Defense again this week because Syrian regime forces made an incursion into the "deconfliction zone" around the USA military base at At Tanf, prompting American officials to make a hotline call to the Russians. (more...)
Digging into the Pixel 2's DxOMark score of 98 Digging into the Pixel 2's DxOMark score of 98
- October 06, 2017

Being designated the best smartphone camera by DxOMark , which is widely considered the leading reference for such tests, is quite a sought-after honour by smartphone manufacturers and this year, two companies were able to earn it. It doesn't have a 3.5mm either and depends on lightning connector for all wired connections. But if the USB slot is occupied (for charging), you can't listen to music at the same time. (more...)
Wild-card rivals are spring training roommates Wild-card rivals are spring training roommates
- October 06, 2017

This is their fourth postseason appearance and first since 2009. Colorado fell behind 6-0, roughed up one of baseball's best pitchers and rallied to pull within one twice. Colorado starter Jon Gray (0-1) lasted only 1-1/3 innings, allowing four runs and seven hits. You want to step up and do something good for the team . (more...)
Republicans' Minor Progress on Gun Control Is Still Pretty Depressing Republicans' Minor Progress on Gun Control Is Still Pretty Depressing
- October 06, 2017

But when counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway on Thursday dared to say on "Fox & Friends" that "we always welcome a thoughtful conversation on policy and issues", the rebuke from Breitbart News came swiftly. "The fact that we might actually get something done is encouraging". Fully automatic weapons have been banned for a long time . Following the Las Vegas massacre, Rep. (more...)
Gauri Lankesh, Pak activist get Politkovskaya Award Gauri Lankesh, Pak activist get Politkovskaya Award
- October 06, 2017

The news of the worldwide honour being conferred on Gauri reached her bereaved family a couple of days ago, her brother Indrajit Lankesh told mediapersons on Thursday. "In her name, the award has been instituted exclusively for women, to honour those who work towards upholding the human dignity, especially of women and children", she said. (more...)
Police confirm Las Vegas shooter rented room near festival Lorde headlined Police confirm Las Vegas shooter rented room near festival Lorde headlined
- October 06, 2017

Marilou Danley, the girlfriend of the gunman behind the Las Vegas shooting , said in a statement that she was not aware that "something disgusting like this was going to happen". She says he wired her money while she was there to buy a house for herself and her family. As Las Vegas began the process of recovering from the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, one question hung heaviest over the city: Why? She boarded a flight from Manila to Los Angeles on Tuesday, ... (more...)
Turkey, Iran mull bilateral, regional issues Turkey, Iran mull bilateral, regional issues
- October 06, 2017

According to poll results announced by the KRG, nearly 93 per cent of registered voters cast ballots in favour of independence.The illegitimate referendum was heavily criticized by most regional and worldwide actors, many of whom had warned that the poll would distract from Iraq's ongoing fight against Daesh and further destabilize the region. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- October 06, 2017

The company shares sank -1.42% from their peak of $24.7 and now has a $8.04 billion market value of equity. About 536,109 shares traded. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. The software giant reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.04. Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q2. (more...)
Democrats want Ivanka Trump's security clearance revoked Democrats want Ivanka Trump's security clearance revoked
- October 06, 2017

They're reiterating that request as well, which has seen no action. Kushner did not disclose the account, which Politico reported he used to communicate with top White House officials such as the former chief of staff Reince Priebus and the former chief strategist Steve Bannon, to the committee during an interview this summer. (more...)
Facebook invests $1 billion in Virginia Facebook invests $1 billion in Virginia
- October 06, 2017

A Facebook representative said Thursday the data center will house the infrastructure needed to expand its mission. "Working with companies like Facebook and many others, we are advancing Virginia's position as a global leader in the technology economy and a world-class home to innovative companies of every size". (more...)
Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks? Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks?
- October 06, 2017

Amazon does not sell bump stocks. It doesn't convert the firearm into an automatic weapon, however, which I've seen some politicians and pundits say over the airwaves. The devices allow semi-automatic guns to mimic fully automatic weapons. The ATF identified 12 bump-stocks attached to several of the firearms inside the hotel room. (more...)
MNS Chief Raj Thackeray carries out rally to protest against Bullet Train MNS Chief Raj Thackeray carries out rally to protest against Bullet Train
- October 06, 2017

According to reports, the MNS chief today warned the Railways to evict all hawkers from foot-over bridges across Mumbai's suburban rail network in 15 days or face serious consequences. "I have asked them to remove them within 15 days". Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his promises made during his election campaign, alleging he has betrayed the people of the country. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting Might Actually Ease Washington's Gun-Control Stalemate Las Vegas Shooting Might Actually Ease Washington's Gun-Control Stalemate
- October 06, 2017

Conceal Carry Association President Tim Schmidt told Fox Business. "Despite the fact that the Obama administration approved the sale of bump fire stocks on at least two occasions, the National Rifle Association is calling on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) to immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law". (more...)

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