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Pai Confirmed By Senate Pai Confirmed By Senate
- October 03, 2017

Chairman Pai has raised severe doubts about his commitment to the average American consumer, Blumenthal said. Bill Nelson of Florida, the ranking Democrat on the Senate committee charged with overseeing the FCC, reads. Pai understands communications policy from just about every angle, no wonder, given his deep and impressive resume, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (more...)
Facebook says estimated 10 million saw Russia-linked ads Facebook says estimated 10 million saw Russia-linked ads
- October 03, 2017

Facebook's ads were turned over to the House and Senate intelligence committees and the Senate Judiciary Committee. Had these measures been in place prior to the election, "we believe we would have caught these malicious actors faster and prevented more improper ads from running", Facebook Vice President of Policy and Communications Elliot Schrage wrote Monday in a blog post . (more...)
Kentuckians Take Cover During Deadly Las Vegas Shooting Kentuckians Take Cover During Deadly Las Vegas Shooting
- October 03, 2017

Then, during the concert, the nightmare began to unfold. Fox 13 wants to share your story. He told Fox News in an interview early on Monday: "This isn't what America is supposed to look like". He also commended the stellar work of the first responders on the scene. Tourists hid in their hotel rooms. My thoughts are with the victims and their families. (more...)
Alleged Las Vegas Shooter Had At Least 18 Weapons In Hotel Room Alleged Las Vegas Shooter Had At Least 18 Weapons In Hotel Room
- October 03, 2017

Until Sunday, the deadliest was the June 2016 rampage at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where 49 people died. Warning: Some viewers may find video footage associated with this shooting disturbing . "People just started running", said Powell, a Nashville attorney. The Clark County Fire Department estimated around 406 people were taken to local hospitals. (more...)
Can't guarantee tax cut for entire middle class: Mnuchin Can't guarantee tax cut for entire middle class: Mnuchin
- October 03, 2017

Analysts and economists on both sides of the aisle, however, have disagreed over how much growth tax cuts are likely to generate, and said there is no clear evidence that cuts generate enough growth to offset their costs. "As we go through this process, we will explain to the American public how this works". About 95 percent of American businesses are pass-throughs such as sole proprietorships, partnerships and S-corporations, according to the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. (more...)
Chinese Vessels Keeping Close Eye on US Ships in South China Sea Chinese Vessels Keeping Close Eye on US Ships in South China Sea
- October 03, 2017

In recent months, the 100,000-ton Reagan has exercised with allied Australian ships as well as Japanese forces. The two frigates of the People's Liberation Army's Navy conduct frequent close quarter surveillance, according to officers on the Japanese-based Reagan . (more...)
Philip Hammond recognizes divisions in government May by the Brexit Philip Hammond recognizes divisions in government May by the Brexit
- October 03, 2017

Leaders of Britain's main business organizations gave a cautious welcome on Monday to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond's keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. His detractors, including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , have said the United Kingdom needs to strike up free trade deals with non-EU nations as soon as possible, and keeping the United Kingdom tied to Customs Union rules will be harmful. (more...)
Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif calls Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'elected terrorist' Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif calls Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'elected terrorist'
- October 03, 2017

Pakistani television channels reported that the foreign minister will hold formal talks with his USA counterpart Rex Tillerson in Washington on Wednesday. "General Assembly, Sushma Swaraj accused us of exporting terror, while in fact, it is a terrorist who is Prime Minister of her country, his (the PM's) hands have the blood of murdered Muslims in Gujarat", Asif was quoted as saying by the Times of India. (more...)
Some Iowa DACA Recipients Are Having Trouble Paying Renewal Fee By Deadline Some Iowa DACA Recipients Are Having Trouble Paying Renewal Fee By Deadline
- October 03, 2017

Last month, the Trump Administration announced a move to end the executive order. Jesus Mendez Carbajal, 24, came to San Diego in 1998 when he was 5, crossing the border through the mountains. Marco Mijares said he came illegally to the United States in 1999 with his mother. "For the vast majority of people, there is no way". Deportation fears among immigrants spiked after the election of Donald Trump, who campaigned on a promise of mass deportation, said Lauris Wren, a law professor at ... (more...)
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for third time this year Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for third time this year
- October 03, 2017

Russian Federation votes in March in a curious election: Incumbent Vladimir Putin is yet to confirm he will seek another term, while Navalny says he intends to compete although his recent jail sentences mean that officially he is ineligible. (more...)
Majority of Australians have voted 'Yes' to same-sex marriage, poll shows Majority of Australians have voted 'Yes' to same-sex marriage, poll shows
- October 03, 2017

AME research shows 69 per cent of 18-24-year-olds have already voted while more than 80 per cent of over-65s have voted. If you are yet to return your vote to the ABS, remember the cutoff date is November 7th. Acting Special Minister of State Mathias Cormann, who has responsibility for the survey , said the turnout showed Australians were "embracing [the] opportunity to have their say on marriage". (more...)
A Benghazi Trial Starts Today in DC A Benghazi Trial Starts Today in DC
- October 03, 2017

Ahmed Abu Khattalah is the only person charged with the any crime related to the Benghazi attack. Khatallah, who faces charges including murder and providing material support to terrorists, sat at the table wearing a white shirt and headphones that allowed him to hear an Arabic translation of the proceedings. (more...)
Orlando mayor: We stand with Las Vegas Orlando mayor: We stand with Las Vegas
- October 03, 2017

The San Diego gym started a GoFundMe page with a $10,000 goal . Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orlando police Chief John Mina are reacting to the deadliest mass shooting in US history. "It is unimaginable that another mass shooting of even greater scope than that of Pulse nightclub could occur again in this country, but indeed, it has". (more...)
How North Korea Sells Illegal Arms, Despite Sanctions How North Korea Sells Illegal Arms, Despite Sanctions
- October 03, 2017

In a statement sent to AFP, spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid "categorically denied what the ( Washington Post ) report mentioned regarding Egypt being the destination for the shipment". Abu Zeid added that "the head of the UNSC North Korea sanctions committee has lauded Egypt's efforts". What began with United States intelligence spotting a rusty cargo vessel heading into the Suez Canal and alerted Egypt that its origin was North Korea, ended with the ship being seized, searched and its cargo - called ... (more...)
Most Of Chicago's Illegal Guns Come From Trump Country, Rep. Says Most Of Chicago's Illegal Guns Come From Trump Country, Rep. Says
- October 03, 2017

At least 58 people were killed and hundreds more were injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas late Sunday. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has almost choked up during her daily press briefing. (more...)
Palestinian PM advances unity with Hamas Palestinian PM advances unity with Hamas
- October 03, 2017

Since the 2007 split, multiple reconciliation attempts have failed. In his first comments after Hamdallah and entourage entered Gaza, Abbas told Egyptian TV station CBCthat his sanctions on the enclave would be lifted after the unity government takes control. (more...)
Two jawans injured as terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar Two jawans injured as terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar
- October 03, 2017

The officer said troops encircled a building where at least one more militant was hiding. The body of the second terrorist is yet to be retrieved. Security forces continue to exchange fire with the attackers. Gunfire and explosions were heard for hours as the forces, including Quick Action Teams and members of the Special Operations Group, tried to corner the terrorists. (more...)
Melania Trump Responds To MA Librarian's Rejection Of Her Book Donation Melania Trump Responds To MA Librarian's Rejection Of Her Book Donation
- October 03, 2017

For " National Read a Book Day " in September, the first lady chose one school in each state to receive a gift of books written by celebrated author Dr. Liz Phipps Soeiro's school was the MA recipient, and she wasn't satisfied. She did, however, suggest a list of 10 books that she hoped would illuminate the impact she said the Trump Administration's policies were having on certain children . (more...)
Gov. Cuomo releases numbers on Excelsior Scholarship participation Gov. Cuomo releases numbers on Excelsior Scholarship participation
- October 03, 2017

The 22,000 Excelsior beneficiaries aligns with the state's projections for the first year of the program, the governor's office said. With the help of the new excelsior scholarship and grants, approximately 53 percent of students will now go to SUNY and CUNY schools tuition free. (more...)
CBS Fires Executive Over Tweet About the Las Vegas Mass Shooting CBS Fires Executive Over Tweet About the Las Vegas Mass Shooting
- October 03, 2017

TV NETWORK CBS has sacked a legal executive who said she was "not even sympathetic" to the victims of the worst mass shooting in United States history because they were probably "Republican gun toters". "Our hearts go out to the victims in Las Vegas and their families". On Monday, President Donald Trump condemned the mass shooting as an " act of pure evil " and ordered the United States flag to be flown at half-staff to honor the dead in Las Vegas. (more...)