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Author: 0 Trump administration officials urged furious Tillerson not to quit

In August, following Trump's response to the Charlottesville neo-nazi attack, Tillerson told Fox News Sunday that "the president speaks for himself" - a comment that reportedly angered Trump. Kelly and Mattis have been Tillerson's strongest allies in the cabinet. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis apparently stepped in to "beg him to stay", according to the report.

World Las Vegas gunman wired US$100000 to Philippines before attack
Author: 0 Las Vegas gunman wired US$100000 to Philippines before attack

Two weeks before the shooting , travel records show Marilou Danley , who lived in Memphis between 1991 and 2007 , left the country using her Australian passport to travel to her home country of the Philippines. Police say he checked in to the hotel Thursday. So far the authorities have reported 58 fatal victims and more than 500 injured. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said authorities believed this was a "lone wolf" attack, while the U.S.

World Police investigating after Sioux City Schools parent receives threatening text
Author: 0 Police investigating after Sioux City Schools parent receives threatening text

The release said Sioux City Police determined there is no credibility to the Sioux City threat and that school will be held at regular hours Wednesday. Schools in Algona, Iowa, also reportedly closed Wednesday after receiving an unspecified threat . Elsewhere, classes in a suburban Des Moines district have been scheduled to Wednesday after being closed Tuesday because of threats texted to parents and others on Monday night.

World Controversial Indian model claims she made phone call to Shahid Afridi
Author: 0 Controversial Indian model claims she made phone call to Shahid Afridi

Some members, like Priyank were especially skeptical as to why she kept needling Vikas and reminding other Gharwalas of their off-screen fight. She also went on to say that the famous Pakistani cricketer had accepted her. Vikas is annoyed while Shilpa decides to rap with Akash. Vikas Gupta Reveals about his $exuality, Nominations & Top 3 Moments From Tonight's Episode Reveal:- In the TV reality show Bigg Boss 11 the contestants now locked in the house and they started fighting and ...

World GOP Kansas leaders defiant after schools ruling
Author: 0 GOP Kansas leaders defiant after schools ruling

Issues in the case were broken into adequacy and equity, with the equity portion fixed earlier. The Supreme Court also ruled the formula is not equitable. The high court on Monday rejected the state's arguments that a new law phasing in a $293 million increase in funding over two years was enough to provide a suitable education for every child.

World Local Lawmakers React to Las Vegas Shooting
Author: 0 Local Lawmakers React to Las Vegas Shooting

That's compared to 38 percent who anxious the government would go too far in the same survey in 1995. Gun control is now a bright line dividing one party from the other: Democrats for, Republicans against, with only a very few impotent exceptions.

World Loved ones mourn victims of Las Vegas shooting attack
Author: 0 Loved ones mourn victims of Las Vegas shooting attack

Armor-piercing bullets have no legitimate nonmilitary goal. Gillespie, meanwhile, has the endorsement of the National Rifle Association and has an "A" rating from the group. "People don't vote gun control". A 2013 Pew survey found self-protection is the most commonly cited reason for owning a gun. The time for praying for those who have been killed in gun violence is over.

World Messi Nets Two as Barcelona Beat Las Palmas in Empty Nou Camp
Author: 0 Messi Nets Two as Barcelona Beat Las Palmas in Empty Nou Camp

A statement from La Liga said the match should take place as normal because the security and safety of fans had been "guaranteed" by the Catalan police. Pique, who supported the referendum, was booed constantly as Spain practiced. Barcelona made the closed-doors announcement with less than a half hour to kickoff, with thousands of supporters already waiting outside the stadium.

World Facebook to defend USA data transfer
Author: 0 Facebook to defend USA data transfer

For a situation brought after previous USA barrier temporary worker Edward Snowden uncovered the degree of electronic observation by American security organizations, the Irish court found that Facebook's exchanges may trade off the information of European natives.

World PM's 'sense of duty' hailed after much-interrupted conference speech
Author: 0 PM's 'sense of duty' hailed after much-interrupted conference speech

Simon Brodkin , who has also appeared on BBC comedy shows as his character Lee Nelson, appeared to pose as a photographer before handing the paper over to the PM. "We did not get the victory we wanted because our national campaign fell short". Past stunts include a stage invasion of Kanye West at Glastonbury and the delivery of a "bribe" to Federation Internationale de Football Association chairman Sepp Blatter at a press conference (below).

World Vijay Mallya arrested again
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya arrested again

Vijay Mallya is accused of laundering money related to his F1 team Force India . Appearing in court, Mr. Mallya spoke twice: first to confirm his name and personal details, and then to respond with a "No" to the question of whether he consented to his extradition.

World Pique commits to staying with Spain despite fierce criticism
Author: 0 Pique commits to staying with Spain despite fierce criticism

Spain supporters at the Las Rozas training facility in Madrid jeered, whistled and chanted at Pique to leave the team, brandishing banners carrying insults aimed at him. "I do not know if [captain Sergio] Ramos and Pique have spoken but it is not a usual situation. I have every confidence that there are many people, including in this group, who want me to stay and help the team win matches".

World Additional Oddities Start to Emerge About Las Vegas Shooter
Author: 0 Additional Oddities Start to Emerge About Las Vegas Shooter

Her sister who lives in Queensland says she is a good person and knew nothing about Paddock's plot to slaughter dozens of revellers at a country music festival on the Vegas Strip. Ms Danley who is Filipina and an Australian citizen, lived on the Gold Coast for more than a decade. "We are in conversations with her", he told an afternoon news briefing.

World Our Opinion: A storm of bullets wounds Las Vegas
Author: 0 Our Opinion: A storm of bullets wounds Las Vegas

It took no time at all for Democrats, the media, and opponents of Second Amendment rights to call for more gun control after a gunman opened fire in Las Vegas Sunday night, killing at least 58 people and injuring more than 500 others.

World Peter's named National Blue Ribbon School
Author: 0 Peter's named National Blue Ribbon School

Somers Middle School of La Plata during the 1984-1985 school year. "We recognize and honor your success in the critical work of preparing today's generation of children for success", said U.S. The schools will be acknowledged at a ceremony in November in Washington, D.C. "We've worked so hard in achieving this goal". "How can we help support these students?" "I think it's quite an accomplishment to be nominated for Blue Ribbon status", said Vernon Bock, assistant superintendent for ...

World BSP leader shot dead in Allahabad
Author: 0 BSP leader shot dead in Allahabad

Sources said that Mukul took Yadav to his nursing home after he was shot at but the latter succumbed to his injuries on the way. A police contingent was rushed to the spot near the Indian Press Crossing and they used force against the rioters.

World Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli hits out at Hrithik Roshan
Author: 0 Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli hits out at Hrithik Roshan

She also accused him of hacking her account and insulting her in the public by publishing those scandalous emails. She revealed a lot of shocking details about her ex-boyfriends, including Aditya Pancholi and Hrithik Roshan. In the final paragraphs, the complaint alleges that Rangoli later said she was not aware of the situation or her sister's erratic behaviour, and that she was aware of Ranaut's obsession over Roshan.

World Trump says United States hopes to improve trade balance with Thailand
Author: 0 Trump says United States hopes to improve trade balance with Thailand

Prayuth said visiting Trump was a great opportunity for his government and the Thai people. Thailand will work closely to further strengthen the cooperation between the two countries, said Prayut. It comes three years after the prime minister seized power in a military coup, and days after the elected leader whose government he ousted was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison.

World Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for method to visualise biomolecules
Author: 0 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for method to visualise biomolecules

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said their method, called cryo-electron microscopy, allows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement and visualize processes they have never previously seen. Answering the question by Xinhua at the press conference on the inter-disciplinary researches in physics and chemistry for this year's invention, Brzezinski said this year's achievement is a "good example" of inter-disciplinary researches, in which, technologies play crucial roles to ...

World Are the Technicals Adding up for EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)?
Author: 0 Are the Technicals Adding up for EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)?

Among 10 analysts covering Rice Midstream Partners (NYSE:RMP), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Enable Midstream Partners has a 12 month low of $10.85 and a 12 month high of $17.36. EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) are being monitored closely by investors today as the name is now priced at $75.36, a 0.45% difference from where it most recently opened.

World Russia Strike in Syria Kills Nusra Commanders, Critically Injures Al-Joulani
Author: 0 Russia Strike in Syria Kills Nusra Commanders, Critically Injures Al-Joulani

Russian military command took the decision to carry out the strikes after receiving and confirming intelligence from multiple sources about the terrorists' meeting. In September, Russia claimed to have killed several top IS commanders in an air strike including the US-trained "minister of war" Gulmurod Khalimov.

World Las Vegas suspect's father was bank robber on FBI Most Wanted list
Author: 0 Las Vegas suspect's father was bank robber on FBI Most Wanted list

However, Lombardo said she was still regarded as a "person of interest", a term used by USA law enforcement referring to someone who is involved in a criminal investigation but has not been arrested or formally accused of a crime. He has acted as manager of an apartment complex in Las Vegas , and has been an editor for the defense and aerospace company Lockheed Martin. Of note , Paddock would often come into Las Vegas where he would go gambling.

World Run ends, Honeypreet in Haryana Police net
Author: 0 Run ends, Honeypreet in Haryana Police net

At least 41 people died and several were injured in the violence. After a hunt of over a month by the police, she was arrested on Tuesday on the highway near Chandigarh along with another woman. Mohali SSP Kuldeep Chahal, however, said the reports were "misleading". On being quizzed about the police station where the Dera chief's adopted daughter will be kept, Chawla said, "All these are part of operational details which I can not share".

World Boris Johnson under fire for 'dead bodies' in Libya quip
Author: 0 Boris Johnson under fire for 'dead bodies' in Libya quip

On the Brexit transition, Mr Green said: "The phrase the Prime Minister used was "around two years" but that means a few months either way". A number of Conservative backbenchers criticised the Foreign Secretary's comments , but he rejected their concerns saying this is what happens when people "are determined to distort what you say".

World Jalal Talabani, first elected president of Iraq - obituary
Author: 0 Jalal Talabani, first elected president of Iraq - obituary

Former Iraqi President and Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani has died in a Berlin hospital at age 83, according to Kurdish officials. Talabani, on next visit to Turkey, said, "I did not say Kurdish cat, I said Iraqi cat". (He lost that argument, and Hussein was executed.) Talabani was a symbol of a unified Iraq, and yet he helped negotiate considerable autonomy for the Kurdistan Regional Government in the writing of Iraq's constitution.

World Anti-abortion congressman urged mistress to get one, report says
Author: 0 Anti-abortion congressman urged mistress to get one, report says

As Murphy posted a pro-life message, he was also allegedly asking Edwards to have an abortion herself. Murphy reportedly replied, "I get what you say about my March for life messages". "Passage of H.R. 7 in the wake of the president's executive action yesterday gives me great hope that moving forward, we will once again be a nation committed to honoring life from the moment of conception onward and ensuring American taxpayer dollars are never spent to end a life before it even ...

World Somali man charged in Canada attack was ordered deported from US
Author: 0 Somali man charged in Canada attack was ordered deported from US

He was ordered to be deported to Somalia but was released on an "order of supervision" in November 2011. "Mr. Sharif waived his right to appeal that decision", the statement said. Talbot clarified that Sharif had been "arrested for terrorism charges", but at this time he has been charged with five counts of attempted murder, risky driving, criminal flight causing bodily harm, possession of a weapon for a unsafe objective.

World Netanyahu visits major West Bank settlement, promises further construction
Author: 0 Netanyahu visits major West Bank settlement, promises further construction

But a first sign of discontent was quickly evident, as Hamas criticised Abbas's decision to await the outcome of talks Fatah plans to hold with the group in the next two weeks before lifting sanctions he has imposed on Gaza . The controversial remarks come against the backdrop of previous calls by Netanyahu and other Israeli officials to absorb parts of the West Bank into what Israel promotes as a so-called future state.

World Mattis: Trump still backs diplomacy to solve North Korea crisis
Author: 0 Mattis: Trump still backs diplomacy to solve North Korea crisis

In an interview with the Financial Times (paywall), Itsunori Onodera, the Japanese Minister of Defense, said the country would only shoot down missile tests from North Korea if they presented a threat to Japanese territory. "We're not talking with them". He then quickly added, "before they are willing to talk". Many observers saw the President's comments as a rebuke to Tillerson, who during a state visit to China over the weekend said Washington had direct channels of communication ...

World Las Vegas shooting: Gun shares rise in aftermath of tragedy
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting: Gun shares rise in aftermath of tragedy

Calls for tougher gun control laws are growing louder after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. IAN BARTRUM: You know, it - frankly it's kind of interesting that, you know, we think of the Wild Wild West, but the Wild Wild West was actually far more restrictive on gun carrying than the modern West is in many places.

World United States votes against condemning death penalty for gay sex
Author: 0 United States votes against condemning death penalty for gay sex

The U.S. Mission to the United Nations did not return a request for comment from The Intercept. It won't force member countries to take action but does constitute an important statement against certain applications of the death penalty. The United States has been criticized for voting against a U.N. resolution that sought to eliminate the death penalty for the LGBTQ community. The UN resolution asks countries "that have not yet abolished the death penalty to ensure that it is not imposed ...

World Man who saved 30 people in Vegas shooting has bullet in neck
Author: 0 Man who saved 30 people in Vegas shooting has bullet in neck

The city of Las Vegas has established a Family Reunification Center to help connect relatives with the more than 500 people who were injured. Shouting "Active shooter, active shooter, let's go!" He stood up and moved them, and that's when a bullet struck his neck.

World Did Vegas Shooter Eye Earlier Music Festival?
Author: 0 Did Vegas Shooter Eye Earlier Music Festival?

But such laws will not prevent another determined killer from wreaking similar havoc at some random place and time in the United States, any more than they have prevented mass killings in Paris, London, Manchester, Brussels, Istanbul and so many other places in recent years.

World Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Holdings Raised by Renaissance Technologies LLC
Author: 0 Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Holdings Raised by Renaissance Technologies LLC

The company has market cap of $201.07 billion. Gaming segment designs, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes a portfolio of gaming products and services. The company is now up from yesterday's close of 45.85. The Company's divisions include Gaming, Lottery and Interactive. It now has negative earnings.

World Pakistan throws support behind Iraq govt, opposes Kurdish referendum
Author: 0 Pakistan throws support behind Iraq govt, opposes Kurdish referendum

Akbar Ghamkhar, another member of the association, said the new ruling may only pose challenges for European travelers who used the route for transit. Monday's vote sent shockwaves through the region and the world; Iraq has threatened military action against the region, but aside from mere threats, Baghdad has its hands tied since it recognized Kurdistan as an autonomous region in 2005 .

World Shooter had devices on 12 guns for faster firing
Author: 0 Shooter had devices on 12 guns for faster firing

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms made the revelation on Tuesday, putting an end to speculation that Paddock may have used fully automatic weapons in the shocking attack that left 59 people dead and more than 500 more injured. All three devices were designed as work-arounds to federal law. First enacted in 1934, this federal law regulates fully automatic weapons, suppressors, short-barreled rifles and shotguns, and destructive devices such as bombs or grenades.

World Motive for Las Vegas gun massacre remains unclear
Author: 0 Motive for Las Vegas gun massacre remains unclear

Sheriff Joe Lombardo also said at a news conference that he believes shooter Stephen Craig Paddock had set up cameras inside and outside his room to see if anyone was coming to take him into custody. Besides the cul-de-sac in Mesquite, he owned another home on the fringes of Reno, another gambling hub in Nevada. But Eric Paddock stressed that his brother led an otherwise normal life, doting on their mother.

World Gillibrand, at Paul Smith's, blasts Congress in wake of shootings
Author: 0 Gillibrand, at Paul Smith's, blasts Congress in wake of shootings

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders grew emotional on Monday as she spoke about those who were killed in Las Vegas but dismissed questions about gun rights as too political in the wake of the tragedy. With this morning's very bad mass shooting in Las Vegas , we may not hear such talk, since the suspect, Stephen Paddock , allegedly used a fully automatic weapon, which is illegal no matter what, unless legally purchased and registered prior to May 19, 1986, when they were ...

World Puerto Rico storm has put U.S. budget 'out of whack'
Author: 0 Puerto Rico storm has put U.S. budget 'out of whack'

Maria destroyed its electric power network , as well as many homes, businesses, roads and farms across the island. Mr Trump also pointed out the impact on USA spending from storm recovery on the island, which itself was already facing a budget shortfall of $72bn (NZ$100bn).

World Jury shown new video of NY pressure cooker bomb blast
Author: 0 Jury shown new video of NY pressure cooker bomb blast

Crowley also told jurors that Rahimi planted a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone. A day later, Rahimi could be seen smiling in court along with almost everyone else as one government witness struggled to circle a paused video shot of only the man carrying bags down the street without also circling those around him.

World Iowa Judge Upholds Waiting Period Requirement for Abortions
Author: 0 Iowa Judge Upholds Waiting Period Requirement for Abortions

Planned Parenthood lawyers advocated that those three days don't make a difference in a woman's choice. Another study showed that rates of infection requiring hospitalization were 0.01 percent and rates of transfusion were 0.03 percent. That's because Planned Parenthood was unable to find a single physician in Arkansas willing to enter into the required agreement, Planned Parenthood asserted.

World US Defence Secretary James Mattis suggests sticking with Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 US Defence Secretary James Mattis suggests sticking with Iran nuclear deal

But several U.S. officials have told CNN that the White House has seemed open to the plan - suggesting that Trump could be changing his approach to the myriad of issues related to Iran. "It is not, given the evolution of the regional situation and increasing pressure that Iran is exerting on the region, and given increased activity by Iran on the ballistic level since the accord", Macron told reporters in NY.

World Musicians speak up about gun control following Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Musicians speak up about gun control following Las Vegas shooting

DuVernay noted that such terms were applied to Stephen Paddock , the 64-year-old retired accountant and amateur poker player who armed himself with an stockpile of rifles to open fire on a crowd of thousands attending a country music festival on the Las Vegas strip Sunday night.

World Now Turkey is Getting Cozy With Iran
Author: 0 Now Turkey is Getting Cozy With Iran

Last week, a secession referendum was held in the Kurdish region in defiance of the government in Baghdad, as well as neighbouring Iran and Turkey . Iran and Turkey on Monday reiterated their alliance against the recent Iraqi Kurdish disputed vote for independence and vowed to increase military cooperation.

World Disturbance could strengthen into tropical system in Gulf of Mexico, NHC says
Author: 0 Disturbance could strengthen into tropical system in Gulf of Mexico, NHC says

Regardless of development, the system was forecast to produce heavy rains over portions of Central America during the next few days. Some slow development of the system is possible by the weekend, according to forecasters. Invest 90L heads for the Gulf of Mexico by Saturday morning. Tropical models will not be run on this system until after 7:00 pm Tuesday, so hopefully they'll be available for our 10pm WeatherCast.

World Rafael Nadal speaks out after China Open scare v Lucas Pouille
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal speaks out after China Open scare v Lucas Pouille

Nadal was appearing on the ATP World Tour for the first time since claiming his 16th grand slam at the US Open last month, though he did help Team Europe win the inaugural Laver Cup during the intervening period. Third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov , sixth-seeded John Isner , eighth-seeded Nick Kyrgios and Leonardo Mayer also advanced. The British No 1 has lost her last five matches, most recently a 6-1 6-2 thrashing by Monica Niculescu in the opening round of the China Open on Sunday.

World Las Vegas shooting: Congress reacts to massacre
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting: Congress reacts to massacre

She posted: "My heart is breaking for Las Vegas ". "We could save far more lives with rational gun restrictions". And we can start with Las Vegas's gun laws . "With rights come responsibilities: the responsibility to stop gun sales loopholes, to enact protections that make sure our children and those with severe mental illnesses don't have access to guns, to address funding for mental health, and to oppose any efforts to make it easier to purchase silencers", Jayapal said.

World Las Vegas attack: America's gun laws explained
Author: 0 Las Vegas attack: America's gun laws explained

We love you, Las Vegas'. According to CBS News , when police eventually did figure out where the suspect was located, it wasn't due to eyewitness accounts of muzzle flashes. Averett didn't know how long Paddock had lived in the area. Another home owned by Paddock in Reno, Nevada, is also being searched for clues. Marilou Danley , the girlfriend of shooter Stephen Paddock .

World Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban 'Considering' a Bid for President
Author: 0 Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban 'Considering' a Bid for President

Sellers told Cuban that friends of his had thrown Cuban's hat into the ring alongside former vice president Joe Biden as candidates for the 2020 election cycle. "Based off what's happening in the White House, based off what's happening in the country and the world, we need better leadership", Cuban said. During the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Cuban was harsh in his criticism of then-Republican nominee Donald Trump, issuing a pledge of $10 million to a charity of Trump's choice ...