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Gunman had 'bump-stock' device that could speed fire Gunman had 'bump-stock' device that could speed fire
- October 04, 2017

The devices replace the gun's shoulder rest with a "support step" that covers the trigger opening, using the recoil from the gun's firing to bump the user's finger to "bump" the trigger, allowing it to fire at a faster rate. Paddock had 23 guns in his hotel room. Authorities found bump stocks attached to 12 of the weapons, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent in Charge Jill Schneider said. (more...)
Man wins fight to the death with seven-metre python Man wins fight to the death with seven-metre python
- October 04, 2017

Brave Robert Nababan says he came across the 23ft serpent on a road on his way home from work in the Indragiri Hulu Regency of Riau Province in north-western Indonesia . Python eats man in India. Unfortunately, during the endeavor, the reptile turned around and attacked Nababan, bit his arms and also tried to wrap its body around him. (more...)
JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Position Raised by Boston Advisors LLC
- October 04, 2017

Spc Financial Inc who had been investing in Jpmorgan Chase & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $341.55B market cap company. 71 shares were traded on J P Morgan Chase & Co's last session. Carlson Management stated it has 4,230 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Moreover, Catalyst Cap Advsr Limited has 0.02% invested in Investors Title Company (NASDAQ:ITIC) for 2,900 shares. (more...)
Ryanair flight 'escorted to Stansted Airport by RAF fighter jets' Ryanair flight 'escorted to Stansted Airport by RAF fighter jets'
- October 04, 2017

The plane was bound for Luton but was diverted to Stansted and landed safely. Two RAF fighter jets have escorted a Ryanair flight into Stansted. Witnesses told how they saw six ambulances, six fire engines and five police cars swarming onto the runway. (more...)
Tube strike is cancelled… but it's chaos on the trains Tube strike is cancelled… but it's chaos on the trains
- October 04, 2017

Tube union Aslef announced it has called off a 24-hour walkout on October 5, 2017 . London mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the suspension of strike action and added that he hoped talks would continue "constructively" and without disruption. TfL Rail, London Overground, DLR and Emirates Air Line will all be running normally, but will be busier than usual. This means that at best Londoners, commuters and tourists will only have a skeleton service if the planned strike goes ahead. (more...)
Iraqi ex-president and Kurdish leader Talabani dies at 83 Iraqi ex-president and Kurdish leader Talabani dies at 83
- October 04, 2017

Talabani's death, following a decades-old struggle for Kurdish statehood, came after Iraq's Kurds voted 92.7 percent in favour of independence in the September 25 referendum. Talabani, on next visit to Turkey, said, "I did not say Kurdish cat, I said Iraqi cat". Talabani fought alongside Kurdish peshmerga forces in 1961 in a bid to acquire independence from Iraq. (more...)
PM Turnbull Pushing For Controversial National Facial Recognition Database PM Turnbull Pushing For Controversial National Facial Recognition Database
- October 04, 2017

Adding driver's licence photos to a national database would help police identify criminals and terrorists much more quickly, the Federal Government is arguing. 'People who are using the internet to spread terrorist propaganda and instructions will be tracked down and caught, ' he said. "This is a significant challenge as encryption is vital for the protection of many legitimate activities including national security ecommerce and personal privacy". (more...)
Volcano in Indonesia may erupt leading thousands to leave their homes Volcano in Indonesia may erupt leading thousands to leave their homes
- October 04, 2017

An animal welfare organisation founded by a Californian woman is rescuing dogs left behind in the danger zone of a menacing volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali. "Earthquakes happen everyday, maybe every hour". However, she said it's more important for animals to be treated humanely. There are hundreds of tremors each day triggered by the volcano, a handful of which are magnitude 2-3 and are strong enough to rattle windows and rock furniture. (more...)
Pregnant woman, 20s, dies in Antrim house fire yesterday evening Pregnant woman, 20s, dies in Antrim house fire yesterday evening
- October 04, 2017

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS), Air Ambulance and PSNI were called to the house. Local councillor Cara McShane said the community had been left devastated. "My thoughts and prayers are with the young woman's family and friends at this devastating time", she said. She said "it is very sad" and "the community will now rally around". (more...)
Anti-Abortion Representative Wants His Mistress to Abort Their Baby Anti-Abortion Representative Wants His Mistress to Abort Their Baby
- October 04, 2017

Tim Murphy encouraged a woman with whom he admitted to having an affair to have an abortion, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "I've never written them", he added. But his promise to end his anti-abortion stance was short lived according to the Washington Post , because just days after sending the text, Murphy sent a newsletter to supporters saying in part, "We must, once again, become a nation respectful of all life ". (more...)
Scalise: Las Vegas Shooting 'Fortified' My Support For Second Amendment Scalise: Las Vegas Shooting 'Fortified' My Support For Second Amendment
- October 04, 2017

The Republican lawmaker then went on to say that those calling for tougher gun control laws in the wake of the country's most deadly mass shooting should instead offer up thoughts and prayers for the victims. "And those stories never get told or hardly ever get told". In the Las Vegas massacre , now considered the most deadly mass shooting in modern USA history, police discovered more than 20 firearms in the hotel room where the gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the 22,000 people ... (more...)
No comparison of Rohingyas with Pakistan, Bangladesh refugees No comparison of Rohingyas with Pakistan, Bangladesh refugees
- October 04, 2017

There can not, therefore, be any comparison between the factors which led to the decision on regularisation of the entry and stay of immigrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan with that of "the decision with respect to Rohingyas, who are about 40,000 approximately in number, having other options and most disturbingly the continuing of a systematic influx of illegal immigrants in an organised manner into India through agents and touts". (more...)
Former Iraqi President Talabani Dead at 83 Former Iraqi President Talabani Dead at 83
- October 04, 2017

His wife and companion in political struggle, Hero, and his Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party voiced only lukewarm support for the September 25 referendum that delivered an overwhelming "yes" to secession from Iraq. But despite his long history of promoting the Kurdish cause before he took office, once installed as president he was regarded as a vital mediator between Iraq's fractious Sunni, Shia, and Kurdish communities. (more...)
Bill Kelly: Vegas massacre is only the tip of the iceberg Bill Kelly: Vegas massacre is only the tip of the iceberg
- October 04, 2017

A USA law enforcement official told Reuters authorities believed Stephen Paddock, 64 , had at least two such weapons when he fired from his 32nd-floor hotel room, killing at least 59 people and injuring hundreds more . Peter King, a Republican from NY, former law enforcement officer, and Mike Thompson, a member of the NRA, a Democrat, had this and I think there's significant support, certainly majority support in the Democratic Party, less so in the Republican Party. (more...)
I want different voices, not yes men, insists May amid Johnson controversy I want different voices, not yes men, insists May amid Johnson controversy
- October 04, 2017

Boris Johnson said Britain should have a "global role" in the future, defending the UK's foreign policy in a speech at the Conservative Party Conference today. "They literally have got a brilliant vision to turn Sirte , with the help of the municipality of Sirte, to turn it into the next Dubai". Boris Johnson has risked a fresh diplomatic gaffe after claiming a Libyan city will become "the next Dubai" if they "clear the dead bodies away". (more...)
Kicking off the 2017 National Night Out event Kicking off the 2017 National Night Out event
- October 04, 2017

The event will continue as scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. "I just want particularly the kids and even adults to just sort of see us not in an enforcement light, but just we're here to help them", he said. With first responders and community leaders in attendance, people had the opportunity to meet one on one and get to know those who can help them in times of need. (more...)
Gun expert demonstrates how Vegas gun may have worked Gun expert demonstrates how Vegas gun may have worked
- October 04, 2017

Laws against burglary haven't eradicated burglary, but we don't treat that as a reason to give up on stopping burglary, nor do we conclude that burglary laws have no effect on the burglary rate. The firearms included, rifles, shotguns and pistols, according to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent in Charge Jill Schneider at the news conference in Las Vegas . (more...)
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc
- October 04, 2017

About 100,159 shares traded. The stock of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc (NYSE:NSM) earned "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, September 12. Stifel Financial Corp raised its stake in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings by 10.5% in the 1st quarter. Comml Bank Of America De reported 1.15M shares. (more...)
New debate over assault-style weapons after Las Vegas shootings New debate over assault-style weapons after Las Vegas shootings
- October 04, 2017

By holding the pistol grip with one hand and pushing forward on the barrel with the other, the shooter's finger comes in contact with the trigger. The Akins Accelerator was created to let a rifle's recoil bounce its functional parts like the trigger group and barrel back and forth within its stock, so that the trigger could be pulled ever faster. (more...)
Philly Brown signs with Bills Philly Brown signs with Bills
- October 04, 2017

Former Ohio State wide receiver Corey "Philly" Brown is signing with the Buffalo Bills , according to NFL .com's Ian Rapoport. After going undrafted out of OSU in 2014, Brown caught on with the Carolina Panthers . Then, as a result of an offseason in which Philadelphia added to its receiving corps, Matthews was deemed expendable, and the Eagles ended up trading him to the Bills. (more...)