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Nate weakens to tropical depression
- October 08, 2017

Nate was weakened to a tropical storm Sunday morning around 5 a.m. Water levels as high as 7 to 11 feet above normally dry ground are expected in the hardest hit parts, which the National Hurricane Center expects to be from roughly from the mouth of the Mississippi River to the Mississippi-Alabama border. (more...)
Buckingham Palace security alert: Police seize woman during attempted break Buckingham Palace security alert: Police seize woman during attempted break
- October 08, 2017

A representative for the Metropolitan Police stated: "At 17.40hrs on Saturday, 7 October officers in the region of Buckingham Palace watched a lady climbing the front entryways of the royal residence". The woman, believed to be in her 30's, was arrested on suspicion of trespass and taken into custody at a central London police station, according to police. (more...)
Hurricane Nate leaves whimper, no bang, in New Orleans Hurricane Nate leaves whimper, no bang, in New Orleans
- October 08, 2017

Trump earlier issued an emergency declaration for Louisiana and MS allowing federal aid to be sent there to help mitigate the storm's impact. On Saturday night the storm came ashore along a sparsely populated area in south-east Louisiana. Hurricane warnings were in effect from Grand Isle, Louisiana, east to the Alabama-Florida border. Power outages affecting almost 4,000 people have been reported as of 11:30 p.m. (more...)
Nate to become category 1 hurricane by tonight
- October 08, 2017

A state of emergency was also declared for 29 Florida counties. Four Gulf states have declared emergencies and are staging resources, including mobilizing National Guard troops. Gregory Robinson, a spokesman for the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, said there were no immediate reports of storm-related deaths. There were warnings that power could be out for days and the city's drainage system has been compromised all summer. (more...)
FCC Approves Google Solar-Powered Balloons to Restore Puerto Rico Cell Phone Grid FCC Approves Google Solar-Powered Balloons to Restore Puerto Rico Cell Phone Grid
- October 08, 2017

Musk said he was diverting resources from a semi-truck project to fix Model 3 bottlenecks and "increase battery production for Puerto Rico & other affected areas". FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced on Friday the creation of a Hurricane Recovery Task Force that would focus on rebuilding Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (more...)
'Trump under pressure by Israel, Saudi Arabia to exit Iran nuclear deal' 'Trump under pressure by Israel, Saudi Arabia to exit Iran nuclear deal'
- October 08, 2017

The European signatories to the deal - the UK, France and Germany - have all urged Trump to uphold it, and are now focusing their energies on lobbying Congress not to reimpose sanctions, which could prove fatal to the agreement. He added that the United States will "totally destroy" North Korea if needed to defend itself or its allies. If this trend continues, so will the likelihood of a disastrous conflict. (more...)
Nate makes two landfalls in U.S., weakens into tropical storm Nate makes two landfalls in U.S., weakens into tropical storm
- October 08, 2017

The storm, a Category One hurricane on the five-point Saffir-Simpson scale, with winds swirling at 85 miles (140 kilometers) per hour was heading north at about 20 miles per hour, the NHC said. 5 P.M. UPDATE: Rainfall from fast-moving Hurricane Nate is lashing southeast Louisiana as the 90-mph storm heads for an evening landfall along the U.S. (more...)
Trump tries to take credit for Senator Bob Corker's retirement Trump tries to take credit for Senator Bob Corker's retirement
- October 08, 2017

FILE - In this August 16, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, saying the Tennessee Republican "didn't have the guts" to seek reelection. Trump, in a string of critical tweets , also said he rejected Corker as a secretary of state candidate and blamed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman for enabling the Iran denuclearization deal. (more...)
Las Vegas Police Reveal More Details About the Security Guard Las Vegas Police Reveal More Details About the Security Guard
- October 08, 2017

Lombardo said that the explosive tannerite and 1,600 rounds of ammunition were found in Paddock's auto, repeatedly stressing that the shooting appeared to be well planned. "#JesusCampos He knew what he was headed into, and he did it unarmed, no way to shoot back". The guard's fearless actions were also praised by US President Donald Trump when he visited Las Vegas yesterday. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend returns to USA for questioning Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend returns to USA for questioning
- October 08, 2017

Paddock's arsenal also included tracer bullets that can improve firing accuracy in the dark, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Friday. He had no known criminal record and nearly no close friends or social media presence. "I voluntarily flew back to America because I know the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Las Vegas police department wanted to talk to me and I wanted to talk to them", her statement said, according to Newsweek . (more...)
Fort Wayne gun store owner disagrees with NRA bump stock stance Fort Wayne gun store owner disagrees with NRA bump stock stance
- October 08, 2017

The group added: "The NRA believes that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations ". "I see no reason for anybody to have one", said Anderson. In the days after the mass shooting, the National Rifle Association said these devices should be "subject to additional regulations ". (more...)
Man Accused of Sexually Battering a Baby Girl at Chick-fil-A Man Accused of Sexually Battering a Baby Girl at Chick-fil-A
- October 08, 2017

David Gray, 35, was taken into custody Friday morning near the restaurant just south of Conroy Road at 4752 S. Kirkman Road. The witness said he flushed the urinal and saw Gray panic when he realized someone else was in the bathroom with him, records show. (more...)
NRA open to Bump Stock control: Darcy cartoon NRA open to Bump Stock control: Darcy cartoon
- October 08, 2017

The NRA was also influential in creating a 1968 law sharply restricting mail-order firearms while taking gun rights away from those classified by the government as mentally ill and drug abusers. "There are people who want to rush to judgment", Mr Scalise said in an MSNBC interview on Thursday. But they never get a hearing. So, let's talk bump stocks. (more...)
Palestinian, Israeli women protest for peace talks
- October 08, 2017

Trump renewed a waiver last August to keep the USA embassy in Tel Aviv temporarily, despite promising on the 2016 campaign trail that he would move it to Jerusalem. The location of the embassy has always been a point of contention between the Israelis and the Palestinians. The Women Wage Peace movement organised the march, which began on September 24 and includes participants who have themselves been affected by violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (more...)
Thousands participate in annual 'Race for the Cure' in uptown Charlotte Thousands participate in annual 'Race for the Cure' in uptown Charlotte
- October 08, 2017

But never in her wildest dreams did she ever think she'd be at the race with a survivor's t-shirt and her own team from ABC. According to data collected from the 38 counties in the Missouri chapter, seven people in Missouri will be diagnosed with breast cancer in any one day. (more...)
Trump Treating Us Like 'Dogs,' Say Puerto Ricans Trump Treating Us Like 'Dogs,' Say Puerto Ricans
- October 08, 2017

Cruz and Trump met Tuesday during Trump's visit to the storm-ravaged island. On Tuesday, Trump visited the island to assess the damage of storm, suggesting that Maria was not a " real catastrophe " like Hurricane Katrina , and making a joke about the cost of the recovery. (more...)
Amit Shah's son to file 100 crore defamation case against The Wire Amit Shah's son to file 100 crore defamation case against The Wire
- October 08, 2017

Goyal. They shall be prosecuted for criminal defamation and sued for an amount of Rs 100 crore in the Ahmedabad court", he said". The article charts the growth of Jay Shah's company, Temple Enterprise Private Ltd, from revenues of Rs. "Since the website has proceeded in making an absolutely false imputation in a highly slanted article thereby damaging my reputation, I have chose to prosecute the Author, Editor/ (s) and the Owner/(s) of the aforesaid news website for criminal defamation and ... (more...)
Catalonia to Defy Spain, Declare Independence Next Week Catalonia to Defy Spain, Declare Independence Next Week
- October 08, 2017

Rajoy's remarks were the first since Sunday, when Catalonia held the banned independence referendum amid a violent crackdown by Spanish police trying to stop the voting. Real Madrid veteran Ramos said he believed the king's address had been "necessary for all Spanish people" and described it as "impeccable". According to Spanish newspaper El Pais , the bank will soon issue an urgent order to move its headquarters out of the region, with Palma de Mallorca and Madrid likely ... (more...)
Pradyuman murder case: 'Ryan Pinto may be involved in conspiracy' Pradyuman murder case: 'Ryan Pinto may be involved in conspiracy'
- October 08, 2017

The Pintos can not leave the country and have to join the investigation, when needed, the lawyer said. The matter came up for hearing today before Justice Surinder Gupta , who made a decision to grant anticipatory bail in the interim. Following the incident, the schoolbus conductor Ashok Kumar was arrested. This comes after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) opposed the bail plea of Ryan group's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ryan Augustine Pinto, saying that he might be involved in ... (more...)
Draft policy proposes abolishing Haj subsidy Draft policy proposes abolishing Haj subsidy
- October 08, 2017

The largest batch of pilgrims - 16,627 - boarded flights from New Delhi , followed by Lucknow (12,314), Kochi (11,805), Ahmedabad (11,073) and Kolkata (10,263), he said. Taking a review, Naqvi said this year, pilgrims departed by 454 flights operating between July 24 and August 28, with 1,24,940 going through the Haj Committee of India and the rest, around 45,000, through private operators this year. (more...)
Maryam Nawaz, Capt (retd) Safdar likely to reach Islamabad today Maryam Nawaz, Capt (retd) Safdar likely to reach Islamabad today
- October 08, 2017

The two will reach Islamabad early Monday morning via Qatar Airways flight. She said that Hassan and Hussain Nawaz will decide themselves as to when they return to Pakistan. "The PML-N has a democratic right to elect as its president whoever it wants". Speaking to a media channel, Maryam's husband stated that they had concluded all legal consultations. (more...)
Controversy over late penalty in Socceroos World Cup qualifying game Controversy over late penalty in Socceroos World Cup qualifying game
- October 08, 2017

The eventual winners after Tuesday's second leg in Sydney will face the CONCACAF federation's fourth-placed team for a spot at next year's World Cup in Russia. With a little over 10 minutes to go, Ryan tipped Al Soma's header on to a post, and it appeared that Syria's chance was gone. A speedy burst and shot from Khatib forced a good, reflex save from Matt Ryan in the 78th and the Australia goalkeeper tipped a hard shot from Moayad Ajan over the bar in injury time to preserve the draw, ... (more...)
American soldiers will no longer be safe in Middle East
- October 08, 2017

The Sunday report quotes Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari as saying: "If new sanctions go into effect, the country should move its regional bases to a 2000-kilometre (1,240-mile) radius" out of the range of Iranian missiles. CAATSA, which was passed by the US Senate and House of Representatives, codifies certain non-nuclear sanctions in place against Iran. Iran seeks to settle the regional issues on spot rather than on the negotiation table, Jafari said, adding that there is nothing to negotiate and ... (more...)
Mohan Bhagwat escapes unhurt after cars in cavalcade collide Mohan Bhagwat escapes unhurt after cars in cavalcade collide
- October 08, 2017

Chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived in Bhopal on Saturday to chair a three-day executive meeting of the organisation beginning on October 12. There are no reports of injuries in the accident, though some initial reports suggest that some vehicles did collide with each other. (more...)
Vegas shooter booked room facing Lollapalooza in Chicago Vegas shooter booked room facing Lollapalooza in Chicago
- October 08, 2017

In Las Vegas , new details are trickling out about the man who killed 58 people and wounded hundreds at a music festival Sunday. But Stephen Paddock , 64, of Mesquite , NV, doesn't appear to have traveled to most of those locations, said the source, who was not authorized to talk about the inquiry into Sunday's mass shooting, which killed 59 people and injured over 500. (more...)

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