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Russian military denies report IS captured Russian soldiers in Syria, say reports Russian military denies report IS captured Russian soldiers in Syria, say reports
- October 07, 2017

Syrian government forces entered the town of Mayadeen in the Eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, which still was under the full control of insurgents "Islamic state". The DeirEzzor 24 monitoring group said the missile hit near a school Thursday evening in the Qusour neighborhood. The Observatory said on Friday there were clashes in several areas in eastern Deir al-Zor province. (more...)
Analyst Earnings Estimates Coverage: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)
- October 07, 2017

The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Hold" on Tuesday, August 1. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Monday, June 6. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 29 by UBS. That compares with the recent volume average of 2.85 million. Since April 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $661,648 activity. (more...)
Feinstein's Gun Control Bill Wins Some GOP Support
- October 07, 2017

The device is legal because it does not, technically, convert a semiautomatic weapon, which reloads automatically but fires manually, into a fully automatic weapon, which continues to fire on its own after a single trigger pull. The bump stocks use the force of the gun's natural recoil to allow the gun to bounce off the shooter's trigger finger. The Senate's Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has said he'd need a full investigation into what happened in Las Vegas before holding any hearing. (more...)
Archaeologists discover possible tomb of Santa Claus under Turkish church Archaeologists discover possible tomb of Santa Claus under Turkish church
- October 07, 2017

Nicholas - from whom the legend of Santa Claus emerged - beneath a church at his birthplace in southern Turkey. The magazine Newsweek reveals, as well as a tomb, nearly intact, was discovered in a crypt, hitherto inaccessible, in a church in the district of Nadia, in the south-west of Turkey. (more...)
House passes 2018 budget, taking a crucial step toward tax overhaul House passes 2018 budget, taking a crucial step toward tax overhaul
- October 07, 2017

When growth increases or revenues rise after a tax cut, as they did after the 2003 tax cut, the center's progressives attribute it to something else.Partisans can honestly debate economic assumptions, but the Tax Policy Center betrays its bias by making premature guesses based on partisan assumptions. (more...)
Braid chopping: Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir Braid chopping: Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir
- October 07, 2017

Family members of Wani said that loud screams were heard when a brick was thrown at him. "Around 7 pm one more frenzied mob caught two civilians on charges of being braid cutters at Chopan Mohalla, Ishber", the spokesman said, adding the two were beaten to pulp before police intervened to save them. (more...)
Death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico rises to 34 Death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico rises to 34
- October 07, 2017

The information detailing the federal response to Hurricane Maria was initially put out Wednesday on FEMA's webpage , but was removed by Thursday morning. So far, 34 people have died in Maria's aftermath, compared to the 1,800 or so that perished after Hurricane Katrina, particularly after levees broke and flooded New Orleans. (more...)
Saudi king Salman gets stuck halfway down golden escalator Saudi king Salman gets stuck halfway down golden escalator
- October 07, 2017

King Salman bin Abdulaziz is on a four-day visit to Russian Federation, a first for any Saudi monarch. The agreement was signed during the official visit of King Salman to Moscow. On Friday, Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a slew of deals, including contracts for Russian weapons. "I'm sure your visit will boost the ties between our countries", he said. (more...)
Outcry over Utah fatal police shooting captured on camera Outcry over Utah fatal police shooting captured on camera
- October 07, 2017

The Salt Lake City District Attorney's office released the bodycam footage in a fatal police-involved shooting it has since said was justified. While one video appears to show the victim, Patrick Harmon, 50, shot from behind as he ran from police, a slowed-down version shows he pivoted toward officers with a knife, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said Friday. (more...)
'We'll be looking into' bump stocks ban 'We'll be looking into' bump stocks ban
- October 07, 2017

The NRA goes on to state that the organization believes "devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations ". When Varney asked for her opinion again, she repeated that it's Congress' job, eventually saying that the NRA doesn't support confiscation and they're "not asking for a ban". (more...)
Local Gun Expert Talks About Bump Stocks Local Gun Expert Talks About Bump Stocks
- October 07, 2017

Following the Las Vegas attacks, she is concerned about "copycat-type of offenses". Lacasse said he believes evil people, not the weapons they use, are at the root of the problem. Dixie GunWorx owner Chris Michel said Paddock said that he was new to the area and was visiting local gun shops. Earlier in the day, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said: "Right now, our focus, as we've said over the last couple of days, is on healing and uniting the country". (more...)
Vegas shooter sent girlfriend away before attack Vegas shooter sent girlfriend away before attack
- October 07, 2017

Police recovered a huge cache of guns and explosives on Monday (Oct 2) from the Las Vegas hotel room and home of the man accused of killing at least 59 people and injuring over 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. At least 59 people were killed and more than 500 injured in the attack. She had been in the Philippines since late September, local media reported . (more...)
U.S. travelers to Cuba report symptoms similar to diplomats U.S. travelers to Cuba report symptoms similar to diplomats
- October 07, 2017

Tillerson was referring to the unexplained ailments in Havana that have afflicted at least 22 US government workers and their families. The State Department says it has received "a handful of reports" from American citizens who say they've experienced symptoms similar to those in attacks of U.S. (more...)
Wife Of TN Man Killed In Las Vegas Massacre Speaks Out Wife Of TN Man Killed In Las Vegas Massacre Speaks Out
- October 07, 2017

Before concluding, Sonny's father wrote how the family was overwhelmed but is grateful for the time they were able to have with Sonny before he died. He lived in Henderson, southeast of downtown Las Vegas . They didn't attend the concert in their capacity as law enforcers; they were there simply to experience the music. (more...)
Sessions memo says Title VII doesn't bar discrimination against transgender people
- October 07, 2017

The document notes the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, which says that the federal government may not substantially burden the exercise of religious freedom unless there is a compelling state interest in doing so and it is carried out in the least-restrictive manner possible. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman may have planned earlier attack Las Vegas gunman may have planned earlier attack
- October 07, 2017

Danley, who was returning from the Philippines, was taken out a back way so she would not be seen in public, and she was met by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents immediately upon landing, ABC News reports . Police said they believed Paddock acted alone. He did not comment about an NBC news report that Paddock wired US$100,000 (AU$ 127,000) to an account in the Philippines. (more...)
Las Vegas victim shot in leg stands when Pres. Trump visits hospital Las Vegas victim shot in leg stands when Pres. Trump visits hospital
- October 07, 2017

Fifty-eight people lost their lives in the massacre at the country music festival, the worst mass shooting in modern American history. Thomas Gunderson , a 28-year-old survivor of the shooting, received a personal visit in the hospital with his family from Trump and the First Lady. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend unaware of shooting plan Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend unaware of shooting plan
- October 07, 2017

United States president Donald Trump is in Las Vegas to meet with public officials, first responders and some of the 527 people injured in the attack. Ms Danley's Australia-based sisters believe Paddock sent her away to prevent her from interfering with his plans. Immigration documents in the Philippines say that Danley first arrived there on September 15, departed on September 22 then returned three days later on a flight from Hong Kong. (more...)
Heller promises to uphold gun rights after Las Vegas mass shooting
- October 07, 2017

In a statement released to the newspaper, spokesman Chris Jones said airport officials were informed by local and federal law enforcement that one of the tanks was "struck by rifle fire during the tragic shooting event that occurred in Las Vegas the evening of October 1". (more...)
SBUX) — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ
- October 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 6.40% the S&P500. Halbert Hargrove Russell Llc increased Starbucks Corp ( SBUX ) stake by 137.03% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The coffee company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.55. What Historical Figures Say About Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX)? Therefore 22% are positive. (more...)
Special vote: Labour and Greens gain two seats, National loses two Special vote: Labour and Greens gain two seats, National loses two
- October 07, 2017

Compared to Labour, support for the Greens has continually risen, leaping from 7.15 percent (16, 441 total special votes) to 15.29 per cent (46, 020) in 2014. National's list MP who will now drop off the list of successful candidates are Nicola Willis and Maureen Pugh. Broken down into seats the National Party has 56 seats compared with 58 on election night. (more...)
Cause of Death For Chicago Teen Found in Hotel Freezer Released Cause of Death For Chicago Teen Found in Hotel Freezer Released
- October 07, 2017

Jenkins, a Chicago native, was found dead September 10 - almost a day after she'd gone missing at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Also on Friday, Teresa Martin, Jenkins' mother, filed a motion asking that surveillance video and employee logs at the Rosemont hotel where Kenneka's body was found be preserved, according to the Daily Herald . (more...)
Monitors: 15 killed in missile strike on eastern Syria city Monitors: 15 killed in missile strike on eastern Syria city
- October 07, 2017

He said the area is now controlled by the Syrian army, include a street market and an ancient citadel. The head of ICRC's delegation in Syria , Marianne Gasser, said that for the past two weeks, "we have seen an increasingly worrying spike in military operations that correlates with high levels of civilian casualties". (more...)
SC collegium moves towards transparency, begins posting judicial appointment decisions online SC collegium moves towards transparency, begins posting judicial appointment decisions online
- October 07, 2017

Chelameswar , Ranjan Gogoi , Madan B. Lokur and Kurian Joseph. Collegium to upload decisions on website In a bid to bring in transparency in its proceedings, the Supreme Court Collegium has chose to upload on the apex court website the decisions taken by it, including on elevation, transfer and confirmation of judges. (more...)
Defesa de Battisti reitera ao STF pedido para paralisar extradição Defesa de Battisti reitera ao STF pedido para paralisar extradição
- October 07, 2017

Battisti teve a "prisão preventiva decretada" pelo juiz federal do Mato Grosso do Sul Odilon de Oliveira, após ser ouvido por videoconferência a partir de Corumbá, nesta quinta-feira. Diz que os três possuíam, em conjunto, aproximadamente R$ 25 mil, "o que se mostra totalmente compatível para uma viagem de alguns dias que estavam realizando". (more...)