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World Trump offers prayers, condolences during stop in Vegas
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The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas renewed Democrats' calls Monday for gun safety legislation, but their pleas fell on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress. While a serious visit, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said there was laughter and celebration in some of the visits with eight families affected by the shooting.

World Dems Urge Kushner, Ivanka Security Clearance Be Revoked
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Cummings noted this in his letter , saying, "If these reports are accurate, they raise serious questions about the security of the private family domain, who may have had access to or attempted to gain access to the systems, and whether any classified or sensitive government information was transmitted".

World Lalu Yadav turns up at CBI office, faces eight hours grilling
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The CBI had summoned Lalu Yadav today and his son, Tejashwi Yadav on October 6 in regard with the railway hotel tender case, after their inability to appear before it on October 3. Singh said. He was taken to the investigation officer while Misa was asked to wait in the lobby, CBI sources said. "This is nothing but targetting me and my family", he said.

World NRA open to 'bump stock' regulation
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Jeff Duncan of SC, the key voice behind the so-called gun silencer bill that awaits a vote in the House, said he would be open to debating the bump stock issue and plans to talk to more of his Republican colleagues. John Cornyn and Rep. Bill Flores, were actually discussing the prospect of banning the "bump stock" style modification device. Cornyn said Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, was interested in holding a hearing on the matter.

World Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman
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One of his coworkers at Mandalay Bay, who identified herself as Lilian Rodriguez, set up a GoFundMe page for Campos, who needs to have surgery to remove the bullet. "So he responded. The stairwells had been blocked by the shooter". The guard who found the shooter and helped bring the massacre to an end said, "I was just doing my job".

World Las Vegas shooter looked into hotel room across from larger music festival
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Officials said Paddock fired down onto a crowd of more than 22,000 people just after 10 p.m. on Sunday from his 32nd-floor hotel room at the nearby Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. She said she was initially pleased when Paddock wired her the money in the Philippines to buy a house for her family, but she later feared it was a way to break up with her.

World France offers mediation between Iraq govt, Kurds
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Backed by Iran and Turkey, Baghdad has demanded that the KRG cancel the referendum result or face continued sanctions, global isolation and possible military intervention. Mr Erdogan's comments came as French president Emmanuel Macron called for dialogue between the Iraqi government and Kurds seeking independence. The Iraqi government has imposed sanctions in response to the independence vote, but Abadi said on Thursday he could understand the Kurds' "aspirations" - provided they were ...

World Banning bump-stock device is a 'typical leftist war on the poor'
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Cazes did sell the bump stocks four years ago, but doesn't carry them in his store anymore. Moreover, Rick Vasquez, former acting chief of the Firearms Technology Branch of the ATF, told USA Today that bump stocks were legalized because they are "an accessory, not a conversion device".

World IDOE releases school grades; 6 Cass schools improve
Author: 0 IDOE releases school grades; 6 Cass schools improve

In 2016-17, 12 of 20 Gary Diocese schools received A-ratings including all three high schools: Andrean, Bishop Noll Institute and Marquette Catholic High School in Michigan City. ( Indianapolis , Ind.) - School accountability grades are up statewide, while report cards remaim unchanged in southeast Indiana. Sugar Creek Consolidated Elementary improved two grades, from a D to a B, and Devaney Elementary also improved two grades, from a C to an A.

World NRA Calls on ATF to Review Legality of Bump Fire Stocks
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The killer in Las Vegas apparently used the legal bump stock devices on legal rifles, essentially converting them into automatic weapons , which are banned. One manufacturer of bump fire stocks , Slide Fire , states on its website it submitted the part to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and had it approved .

World Las Vegas shooter's 'companion' was an Australian granny
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Chris Michel, owner of Dixie GunWorx, in St. George, Utah, told ABC affiliate KTVX on Monday that he recalled selling Paddock a shotgun earlier this year. A Federal Bureau of Investigation official in Las Vegas , meanwhile, said no one has been taken into custody. She was away so that she will not be there to interfere with what he's planning'.

World Man Shot in Upper West Side Manhattan, Suspect on the Loose
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Police on scene say a worker inside 645 West 59th Street, a building being constructed near 11th Avenue, died after being shot in the head on a floor at least higher than the 30th. Construction crews were ordered out of the building while the investigation continued. His last arrest was in 2005. He was pronounced dead at the scene, they said.

World Buy this grocery item - and you could be helping North Korea
Author: 0 Buy this grocery item - and you could be helping North Korea

Revenue brought by tens of thousands of the country's workers worldwide is estimated at anywhere from $200 million to $500 million a year. AP reporters followed the seafood those workers package, and discovered over 2,000 tons of snow crab, salmon, squid, and other fish had entered the USA and Canadian food supply this year alone.

World Ireland will go to EU Court of Justice over Apple tax bill
Author: 0 Ireland will go to EU Court of Justice over Apple tax bill

Nothing's arrived yet. So the courts it is. European Union (EU) regulators will take Ireland to EU court over its failure to collect 13 billion euros (15.3 billion US dollars) tax bill from Apple , it was announced Wednesday. Ireland and Apple both appealed the decision in 2016. The Commission's deadline for the reclaimed payment was January 3, 2017. "While Fianna Fáil fundamentally disagrees with the European Commission's state aid ruling a year ago against Ireland, the ruling has ...

World Trump To Announce Intent Next Week To Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 Trump To Announce Intent Next Week To Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

By decertifying the deal, Trump would kick the matter to Congress, which would then have 60 days to determine a path forward. The Trump administration has publicly accused Iran of violating the "spirit" of the accord - known as the JCPOA - although some officials privately admit there is a thin line between testing the limits and a material breach.

Author: 0 Hackers Stole NSA Cybertools In Another Breach Via Another Contractor

The NSA wouldn't provide a comment. The company denied having any "inappropriate ties" to the Russian government, adding that "the only conclusion seems to be that Kaspersky Lab is caught in the middle of a geopolitical fight". Plus spy agency bosses have previously also said they would not run the Russian-made security software from Kaspersky Labs that the Journal said was associated with the loss of the hacking tools.

World Bob Corker Threatens to Derail Tax Reform
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The U.S. House on Thursday approved a $4.1 trillion Republican budget outline for the federal government, a fiscal plan that envisions a balanced budget in ten years, and authorizes work on a tax reform bill under the expedited legislative process known as 'budget reconciliation, ' which would not allow a filibuster in the Senate against a tax reform bill.

World 'Monopoly Man' shows up at Equifax Senate hearing
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I take full responsibility", he said . These words did not seem to mollify the members of Congress , who may have found, in Equifax , one thing that Democrats and Republicans can agree on. And it's unclear if Equifax will put in any stipulations like asking you to give up your right to sue the company over the data breach . No current Equifax employees testified at the hearing.

World Year-old Girl Raped Inside School Toilet in South Delhi
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The child indformed her parents about the attack, and a call was made to the Police Control Room. Police have arrested the accused and a case of rape under sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) has been registered.

World GOP Rep. Resigns After Affair, Abortion Reports
Author: 0 GOP Rep. Resigns After Affair, Abortion Reports

Politico reported Wednesday that Murphy was under pressure from top Republicans to step down, and that he privately met with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday. After discussions with my family and staff , I have come to the decision that I will not seek reelection to Congress at the end of my current term.

World Fifth-ranking House Dem: Time for Pelosi to move on
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Steny Hoyer of Maryland, and the House Assistant Minority Leader, Democratic Rep. James Clyburn of SC, surrender the leadership positions after the 2018 midterm elections. Meanwhile, Hoyer stated that he remained committed to his leadership role but that he agreed "with [Sanchez] that we have talented leaders throughout our Caucus".

World Marilou Danley has returned to US - BI
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Marilou Danley flew out of Manila's worldwide airport on Tuesday night for Los Angeles, immigration bureau spokeswoman Maria Antoinette Mangrobang told AFP. "It made me physically ill to think that we had interacted with him and he had committed such a tragedy", said Christopher Sullivan, general manager of Guns & Guitars in Mesquite , Nevada, a shop near Paddock's home.

World Blackburn Announces Bid for Corker's Seat in Tennessee
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I say that's all right. "The fact that our Republican majority in the Senate can not overturn Obamacare, or will not overturn Obamacare, it's a disgrace", she said. "I believe in President Trump's immigration ban, and I'll fight with him every step of the way to build that wall", she said. She's always been a loyal conservative foot soldier, and ticks off in her video the ways she'd stand with President Trump - repealing the Affordable Care Act, backing the president's immigration ban and ...

World Federal Bureau of Investigation meets Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend for questioning
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Police say they believe Paddock, 64, stockpiled a hotel suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino with guns before opening fire on the nearby Route 91 Harvest festival at the Las Vegas Village. Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Michel says he spoke with Paddock to get to know him and make sure there were no signs that he should not be allowed to buy a gun.

World Weapons cache found at Las Vegas shooter's house
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An official in the Philippines says the Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend was in that country at the time of the attack. They were seeking information about Stephen Paddock's attack and any motive that may have led him to amassing an arsenal of 23 guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, as well as scopes and video cameras, in his Mandalay Bay hotel room.

World Newcastle star's calf problem a blow for Ghana
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The team lies third in the group with five points and are four clear points of the pace of leaders Egypt with two matches to end the group. "It [the group] is still open". "We are not under pressure but a win will be very positive for us". Uganda v Ghana is available in most nations through the rights holders' online platform, if they have one.

World Brownback faces questioning from senators in ambassador confirmation hearing
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Sam Brownback. TOM GJELTEN, BYLINE: Sam Brownback is in many ways an ideal choice to be the lead USA diplomat on religious freedom issues. Other members of the panel had some pointed questions for Brownback. He said building religious tolerance will decrease violence across the globe. Shaheen also asked whether the country should accept refugees escaping religious oppression in their countries.

World England seek world cup qualification
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Sterling certainly has been impressing with City this season, making five starts already and with six goals to his name, including the crucial late equaliser against Everton and 97th minute victor against Bournemouth. After a barren August, 24-year-old Kane hit brilliant form in September, scoring 13 goals in eight matches for club and country. "We want the crowd to be excited with what they're watching, and he's a player who can do that".

World Gujarat to Cut VAT on Petrol And Diesel After Pradhan's Appeal
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The Centre sacrificed Rs 26,000 crore in revenue in the cut in excise duty. Rupani's announcement came a day after the central government brought a reduction of Rs 2 on fuel rates. "States are the biggest beneficiary. Any proposal in this regard is not with the department but being a BJP-ruled State the Government may go for it in the days to come", said Deputy Commissioner with Commercial Taxes Department Sheo Sahai Singh.

World Justice Department reverses policy that protected transgender people from workplace discrimination
Author: 0 Justice Department reverses policy that protected transgender people from workplace discrimination

As Republicans in Congress have long blocked efforts to pass a specific LGBT anti-discrimination measure, there is no explicit federal protection for LGBT people facing discrimination at work beyond Title VII. Holder wrote that while "Congress may not have had such claims in mind when it enacted Title VII". Sarah Warbelow, Human Rights Campaign Legal Director, told PinkNews in a statement: "Attacks against the LGBTQ community at all levels of government continue to pour in from the ...

World Back in US, Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend now at center of investigation
Author: 0 Back in US, Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend now at center of investigation

As of yet, no motive has been worked out, with Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo saying they don't know what his belief system was and family members ruling out religious or political motives. A run-in with police in 1971 while he hid out in Las Vegas was reported in newspapers from the time , he escaped after driving towards Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

Author: 0 Trump suggests Senate Intelligence Committee investigate media companies

As US intel panel announced on Wednesday that it had failed to find out whether Moscow had meddled in the US election process or not, as well as which presidential candidate Russian Federation preferred, Trump took to - his favorite social media platform - Twitter - to express his view on the issue.

World Fundraisers held for Las Vegas shooting victims
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Jenny Parks , a mother of two, attended the concert with her husband, Bobby. They were taking a picture together when Murfitt was struck by a bullet in the neck, MacKinnon said. He told Stacee and the couple's three friends to protect themselves behind a nearby barrier. They then hid under the stage. When the shooting rang out, Melton grabbed his wife and began running, she said.

World Trump administration turns NASA back toward the Moon
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The group "ensure [s] that all aspects of the nation's space power - national security, commerce, worldwide relations, exploration, and science, are coordinated and aligned to best serve the American people". In a Wall Street Journal op-ed yesterday and in a speech at the National Air and Space Museum today, the Vice President vowed that America would once again become a leader in space.

World Las Vegas gunman 'had to have help': sheriff
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Paddock, a 64-year-old retired accountant and multimillionaire real estate investor, specifically requested an upper-floor room with a view of the country music festival, according to a person who has seen hotel records turned over to investigators.

World Putin says oil cuts with OPEC could last to end of 2018
Author: 0 Putin says oil cuts with OPEC could last to end of 2018

Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia have often competed for energy market dominance. This latest sentence means that the would-be 2018 presidential candidate will not be able to take part in a mobilization planned for next Saturday in Putin's native St.

World Facebook Tests Tools To Combat Fake News
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The button will appear as a small "i". In addition to the Wikipedia entry, users will get trending and related content, and details on how the article is being shared. The project is a product of both feedback from users and from the organizations involved in the Facebook Journalism Project , whose work we've covered previously .

World Two people killed in serious crash in Hamilton, SIU investigating
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The crashed vehicle was completely destroyed, with damage and debris so extensive that some first responders arriving on the scene had difficulty identifying the make and model. Hamilton fire spokesman Claudio Mostacci said firefighters responded to reports of a transport truck colliding head-on with a vehicle. OPP have closed Highway 6 in both directions between Concession 10 and Freelton Road for the investigation.

World Japanese woman dies due to working 159 hours overtime
Author: 0 Japanese woman dies due to working 159 hours overtime

A suicide could qualify if it follows an individual's working 160 hours or more of overtime in one month or more than 100 hours of overtime for three consecutive months. and Britain. Japan's employees used, on average, only 8.8 days of their annual leave in 2015, less than half their allowance, according to the health ministry.

World Court upholds probe clearing PM over 2002 riots
Author: 0 Court upholds probe clearing PM over 2002 riots

The train fire triggered one of the country's worst communal riots in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who was then chief minister of Gujarat. The SIT had, on February 8, 2012, filed a closure report and given clean chit to Modi and others in the case. The lower court looked into all aspects of allegations to conclude that there was no further need to investigate the matter from the angle of larger conspiracy, the SIT argued.

World State Department expels 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington
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The United States requested more than half its diplomats and their families (non-emergency embassy staff) to return from the island on September 29. "We are punishing the Cubans for not preventing something in which there is no evidence and if they are implicated in the issue", he commented. They encouraged United States officials and the FBI to investigate those incidents together.

World HTS rejects Russian claims of critically injured leader
Author: 0 HTS rejects Russian claims of critically injured leader

Military jets believed to be Russian carried out two rounds of airstrikes. The Russian-backed Syrian Army said it took the city where the Islamic State claims it captured the soldiers on September 5. Russian Federation stepped into the Syrian conflict in September 2015, backing the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad with airstrikes and tipping the balance of the conflict in his favour.

World President Trump Travels To Las Vegas After Mass Shooting
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A further 19 guns were found inside Paddock's Nevada home. Nearly every adult can own or carry one . The only gun legislation advancing in Congress right now is a GOP bill that would make it easier to buy gun silencers. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo released more details about Sunday night's event, revealing that police believed Paddock may have had some kind of assistance, because it was hard to believe that he had moved the amount of guns found in his hotel room into the room ...

World Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
Author: 0 Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 5,089 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $121,000 after purchasing an additional 1,735 shares during the last quarter. The Company also originates residential mortgage loans and consumer loans. The shares were acquired at an average price of $21.88 per share, for a total transaction of $218,800.00.

World Unite Union Launches Legal Action For Monarch Workers
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A further three-quarters of a million people who held future bookings with the firm have had their travel plans cancelled. Ninety-eight of those made redundant were employed by Monarch Travel Group, while 1,760 worked for Monarch Airlines.

World At least 13 killed in Balochistan shrine blast
Author: 0 At least 13 killed in Balochistan shrine blast

Balochistan government spokesman Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said: "We have confirmed reports it was a suicide attack". Police said there were around 800 to 1,000 people inside the shrine when the incident happened. However, there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Security forces reached the shrine soon after the explosion and had established a cordon around it.