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Disqualified Sharif re-elected head of Pakistan's ruling PML-N Disqualified Sharif re-elected head of Pakistan's ruling PML-N
- October 04, 2017

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif advised his brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seek the advice of party workers rather than "new leaders merely concerned with designation and cars". Criticising the ruling PML-N on several fronts, the PTI chief also reiterated his call for fresh elections . "He will also become Prime Minister of the country". (more...)
Nadal tested by Pouille in tough three-setter in Beijing Nadal tested by Pouille in tough three-setter in Beijing
- October 04, 2017

But Nadal reeled off four straight points to take the set and turn the match around. Then I started to play better, I think. But still, I didn't have control of the match for nearly all the time. Third seed Dimitrov defeated in-form Damir Dzumhur 6-1 3-6 6-3 while Del Potro was a 7-6 (7/4) 6-4 victor against Pablo Cuevas. "She definitely picked it up in the second". (more...)
New heartache for Natalee Holloway's family New heartache for Natalee Holloway's family
- October 04, 2017

The retrieval of the remains was announced in August. According to Dr. Kolowski, the identity of the person whose DNA was tested remains unknown. The network recently aired a television special "The Disappearance of Natalie Holloway". Her family accused Aruban authorities of botching the investigation by not going after van der Sloot more aggressively. "We don't know how long that person has been dead", Kolowski said. (more...)
Police find videos showing murder of women on Danish submarine owner's computer Police find videos showing murder of women on Danish submarine owner's computer
- October 04, 2017

Wall went missing August 10 after boarding Madsen's homemade submarine in order to write a story about it. He was speaking at a pre-trial hearing on Tuesday for Madsen, who says he is innocent of manslaughter. 10 and 11, had cut up the body and attached a belt with a pipe to the torso with the goal of making it sink. Madsen himself has maintained that Wall died in an accident and pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against him. (more...)
Pelosi Calls For Stricter Gun Background Checks After Vegas Massacre Pelosi Calls For Stricter Gun Background Checks After Vegas Massacre
- October 04, 2017

Pelosi called for the passage of a background check bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California) and Peter King (R-New York) that would expand the current background check system on all commercial gun sales, including sales at gun shows, online and through classified ads. (more...)
The victims of the Las Vegas shooting The victims of the Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

Lombardo said investigators had discovered several pounds of an explosive called tannerite in the Mesquite home , as well as ammonia nitrate, a type of fertilizer, in the gunman's vehicle. People dive for cover as reports of the horrifying shooting unfoldedWhere is Mandalay Bay Hotel? In a posting on Twitter today , Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak said Malaysia stands united with the American people following the Sunday night shooting. (more...)
UA grad Christiana Duarte reported dead after Las Vegas shooting UA grad Christiana Duarte reported dead after Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

The Duartes' cousins, Gerald and Brandon Laird, are former Major League Baseball players, and Brandon left his team in Japan to be with the family after learning of Christiana's death. Duarte had recently started a job with the Los Angeles Kings hockey team and moved back to southern California, where she was raised. A friend of Duarte's also posted about her on Instagram, imploring people to reach out with information on her whereabouts. (more...)
Bob Seger postpones upcoming tour dates Bob Seger postpones upcoming tour dates
- October 04, 2017

On Saturday, Seger had to postpone is Runaway Train Tour date in Columbus, Ohio. The statement added that rescheduled dates will be shared when available and tickets already sold will be honored. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. Daily sports headlines from across Gwinnett County, including high school, professional and college news. (more...)
BSP leader shot dead near Allahabad University BSP leader shot dead near Allahabad University
- October 04, 2017

The commuters ran for cover. The mob re-grouped and targeted three vehicles near CMP College road and also made an abortive bid to torch another bus. While returning, he had a tiff with unidentified persons outside the hostel. Rajesh Yadav , along with his friend Mukul Singh, had gone to meet someone outside the Allahabad University's Tara Chand hostel when the incident took place. (more...)
Kentucky schools earn national recognition Kentucky schools earn national recognition
- October 04, 2017

Franklin Elementary has an enrollment of about 380 pupils in kindergarten through 5th grade. The recognition for Wineteer is based on their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. This coveted award affirms the hard work of educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content. (more...)
Trump says USA hopes to improve trade balance with Thailand Trump says USA hopes to improve trade balance with Thailand
- October 04, 2017

Wearing a black suit and tie-in honor of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej who will be cremated later this month-offered "solidarity with American people" after the massacre in Las Vegas and hurricane in Puerto Rico. Relations between Bangkok and Washington date back more than 180 years. Deputy junta leader Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan said Tuesday that Prayuth rang him up to say he was well received by the US President and discussed various issues for about 40 minutes. (more...)
Oxfam Condemns Trump Admin's 'Slow And Inadequate' Puerto Rico Response Oxfam Condemns Trump Admin's 'Slow And Inadequate' Puerto Rico Response
- October 04, 2017

The group rarely criticizes government strategies in crises affecting wealthy nations such as the US. "We are outraged at the slow and inadequate response the US Government has mounted", Oxfam America's president said in the statement . The pols also asked Trump to let Puerto Rico off the hook for funding part of FEMA's response for longer than the 180 days now offered. "While there is certainly a FEMA and Department of Defense presence in Puerto Rico and the USVI, it is increasingly clear ... (more...)
Russia Providing North Korea With Internet Access, Assists Cyberattacks Russia Providing North Korea With Internet Access, Assists Cyberattacks
- October 04, 2017

That is quite significant during a time when pressure is being ratcheted up by the US on companies in China to cut ties with North Korea due to its nuclear and missile tests. It is believed by experts in cybersecurity that North Korea was behind numerous attacks of high-profile including the one on Sony Pictures as well as different banks. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter had devices to allow fully automatic gunfire Las Vegas shooter had devices to allow fully automatic gunfire
- October 03, 2017

Regardless, investigators will treat the case the same way they would any other massacre, said Dr. Tod Burke, professor of criminal justice at Radford University in Virginia and a former Maryland police officer. A Republican-led House committee last month backed the silencer bill by Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC, who said it would help hunters protect their hearing. (more...)
Father of Vegas shooter was a bank robber Father of Vegas shooter was a bank robber
- October 04, 2017

It was not immediately clear if those transactions were losses or wins. The father of the gunman behind the deadliest shooting in modern us history robbed a string of banks in Arizona, escaped prison in Texas and tried to start a new life as the manager of a bingo parlor in OR, according to historical newspaper articles. (more...)
NY gives billions more than it gets in federal spending NY gives billions more than it gets in federal spending
- October 03, 2017

The report, the snappily named New York's Balance of Payments in the Federal Budget: Fiscal Year 2016 , found that ny sent $254 billion in tax payments to the federal government in 2015-16 and got $214 billion back in federal spending. New Mexico had the largest per capita surplus of nearly $9,700. There can be a host of reasons for balance of payment differences among the states. (more...)
Islamic State Propaganda Video Claims Russian Fighters Captured near Deir Ezzor Islamic State Propaganda Video Claims Russian Fighters Captured near Deir Ezzor
- October 04, 2017

In a monthly report issued on Monday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) documents civilian deaths throughout Syria during the month of September. Since 2015, Russian Federation has been conducting aerial attacks against terrorist positions in Syria at a request from the Syrian government. (more...)
Kim Cattrall Slams SJP Over Nasty Comment: 'She Could Have Been Nicer' Kim Cattrall Slams SJP Over Nasty Comment: 'She Could Have Been Nicer'
- October 03, 2017

We're not doing it", Sarah Jessica Parker , who played Carrie Bradshaw in the television series (1998-2004) and two subsequent feature films (2008 and 2010), told celebrity TV outlet Extra . Parker gave no details about why the plans had been shelved, but Cattrall last Friday shrugged off media reports that she was responsible, while making clear she was not in favour of it. (more...)
Defense Secretary Mattis suggests sticking with Iran nuclear deal Defense Secretary Mattis suggests sticking with Iran nuclear deal
- October 03, 2017

Refusing to certify, by itself, would not terminate US adherence to the deal, but Congress would have 60 days to reimpose sanctions on Iran, an action that would mean an end to USA compliance with the JCPOA. The prospect of Washington reneging on the agreement has anxious some USA partners that helped negotiate it, especially as the world grapples with North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile development. (more...)
Maria Sharapova advances into Round 3 of China Open Maria Sharapova advances into Round 3 of China Open
- October 03, 2017

World number four Karolina Pliskova went through with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Andrea Petkovic of Germany, while US Open semi-finalist Coco Vandeweghe retired from her match against Daria Gavrilova with a spine injury, with the Australian leading 6-3 2-0. (more...)