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Nick Kyrgios redeems himself a year after China Open meltdown Nick Kyrgios redeems himself a year after China Open meltdown
- October 05, 2017

Kyrgios next faces Steve Darcis - a fortnight after beating the Belgian in Davis Cup in Brussels - for a spot in the semi-finals, where Zverev's second-seeded brother Alexander could be waiting. "It's a tough one". Third seed Dimitrov was beaten by Andy Murray in the Beijing final past year and he overcame a serious hurdle in his attempts to go one better on Thursday. (more...)
Iraqi operation underway to retake Hawija town center from ISIS Iraqi operation underway to retake Hawija town center from ISIS
- October 05, 2017

Troops, police and paramilitaries "liberated the whole of the centre of Hawija and are continuing their advance", the operation's commander, Lt Gen Abdel Amir Yarallah, said . Islamic State's cross-border "caliphate" effectively collapsed in July, when USA -backed Iraqi forces captured Mosul, the group's de facto capital in Iraq, in a grueling battle which lasted nine months. (more...)
PD: 'Dope Sick' Woman Called Drug Dealer Right Before Fatal Brockton Crash PD: 'Dope Sick' Woman Called Drug Dealer Right Before Fatal Brockton Crash
- October 05, 2017

Two women were driving north in a Chevy Equinox when the vehicle was struck from behind by an Audi A6, according to the office of Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz. A neighbor said the driver got out of the auto and had wandered up the street where police finally caught up with her and escorted her back to the scene. (more...)
Traces of deadly nerve agent found on alleged Kim Jong Nam killer Traces of deadly nerve agent found on alleged Kim Jong Nam killer
- October 05, 2017

Eight months after Kim Jong Nam dropped dead at Kuala Lumpur global airport, two women arrested and charged with his murder pleaded not guilty on the first day of the much-anticipated trial in Malaysia on Monday. Raja Subramaniam, the chemist told the court that he found VX acid, a byproduct of the banned chemical weapon, on Siti Aisyah's sleeveless T-shirt. (more...)
Russian air force strike injures Syrian terrorist group leader Russian air force strike injures Syrian terrorist group leader
- October 05, 2017

Russian Federation says it has critically injured Abu Mohammad al-Julani, one of the leaders of Tahrir al-Sham, in an air strike in Syria. Golani and his men had been bombed by two Russian planes on October 3, Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in a statement, saying the militant leader who was the head of the Nusra Front before it merged with other groups to form Tahrir al-Sham, had been badly hurt. (more...)
Mainer describes scene outside of suspected Las Vegas shooter's home Mainer describes scene outside of suspected Las Vegas shooter's home
- October 05, 2017

Sue Alesevich lives in the neighborhood. "The actual magnitude and the tragedy of the incident is kind of a blur right now - I feel kind of guilty about that", Thomas said. But Aaron Rouse, chief of the FBI's Las Vegas office, told reporters that investigators have found no links to global terror groups. Guns and ammunition were found in a search of Paddock's "nice, clean" home, a Mesquite Police spokesman said. (more...)
Maloney Responds To Las Vegas Attack Maloney Responds To Las Vegas Attack
- October 05, 2017

These are military-style assault weapons that were created to kill as many people as possible as quickly as possible. "I want to thank the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and all of the first responders for their courageous efforts", Trump said on October 2 after the shooting. (more...)
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Donald Trump a 'moron' Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Donald Trump a 'moron'
- October 05, 2017

Rex Tillerson says he has never considered leaving the post of secretary of state. "We're going to give him a couple of options of how to move forward to advance the important policy toward Iran", Tillerson told reporters at the State Department. (more...)
Sarah Sanders gets emotional about Las Vegas but dismisses gun control talk Sarah Sanders gets emotional about Las Vegas but dismisses gun control talk
- October 05, 2017

Concertgoers have also spoken of the relentless gunfire as Stephen Paddock, 64, shot at the 22,000-strong crowd from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino on the Las Vegas Strip. In Connecticut, officials who have been fighting for stricter gun control laws in the years since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School are calling for action on gun control following the shooting. (more...)
UDF calls for statewide strike against fuel price hike on October 13 UDF calls for statewide strike against fuel price hike on October 13
- October 05, 2017

He said there had been demands from various quarters to and criticism for giving a call for strike on October 13 when an global football event would be held. Announcing the decision on Wednesday, Opposition Leader in the Assembly Ramesh Chennithala said that the UDF was constrained to go for the hartal as the governments have tested the people beyond a level they could bear. (more...)
Judge Upholds Arpaio Pardon Judge Upholds Arpaio Pardon
- October 05, 2017

The judge is still mulling a request from Arpaio's attorneys to throw out all rulings in the case. Much of Bolton's 14 page ruling on Wednesday was focused on why she found Arpaio guilty in the first place. He was referring to Bolton's colleague on the District Court in Arizona, Judge Murray Snow, who in 2011 ordered Arpaio and his Maricopa County Sheriff's Office to cease arresting people exclusively on the basis of their immigration status. (more...)
Pakistan's ISI Has Clear Links With Terror, Runs Its Own Policy Pakistan's ISI Has Clear Links With Terror, Runs Its Own Policy
- October 05, 2017

The US has said it will "try one more time" to work with Pakistan to end its support for terrorists even as a top American general accused the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of having ties to terror groups. "Realign" means shifting the main effort of U.S. troops to training and advising Afghan forces at the battalion and brigade level, he said. Mattis said the Afghan forces are becoming bolder in combat because they know U.S. (more...)
Deadliest shootings in U.S. history
- October 05, 2017

Ten of Hennard's victims were killed by single shots to the head. June 12, 2016: Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, butchered 49 people and injured 58 others at Pulse , a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. December 2, 2015 - Married couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik open fire on an employee gathering taking place at Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino , killing 14 people. (more...)
Trump says Puerto Rico's debt will have to be wiped out Trump says Puerto Rico's debt will have to be wiped out
- October 05, 2017

A poll released Wednesday suggests that Americans disapprove of the way President Donald Trump has handled the disaster relief effort in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico . While the president was being briefed on the island's dire situation, Trump felt the need to make a nonsensical comparison to Hurricane Katrina . (more...)
World Bank sees better economic growth in East Asia World Bank sees better economic growth in East Asia
- October 05, 2017

According to the World Bank, the urban poor also lack employment opportunities and adequate access to public transport while being more exposed to natural disaster risk. Provide low-income residents with affordable transport services or housing, so they can save for their children's education. By 2018, half of East Asia's population will be in urban areas. (more...)
Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control
- October 05, 2017

When pressed on the Trump administration's stance on gun control legislation, Sanders would only say the president was a strong supporter of the Second Amendment. The Trump administration will not hold any talks with North Korea at this time, except for possible conversations about freeing USA citizens who have been detained there, the White House said on Monday. (more...)
Supreme Court asks CBI about sharing 'material' with Karti Chidambaram Supreme Court asks CBI about sharing 'material' with Karti Chidambaram
- October 05, 2017

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would consider a plea by Karti Chidambaram to quash the Lookout Circular (LOC) issued by the government, preventing him from travelling overseas, on October 9. These are contemporaneous official records", Mehta told the court. He even objected to referring Karti as accused, saying "he is accused of an offence only" at this stage. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter reportedly wired $100K to Philippines Las Vegas shooter reportedly wired $100K to Philippines
- October 05, 2017

Danley, 62, was in the Philippines on Sunday when Paddock opened fire from his hotel room, killing 58 and injuring at least 515. Days before the shooting, Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines , a US official told the Associated Press. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Investigation centres on casino transactions Las Vegas shooting: Investigation centres on casino transactions
- October 05, 2017

Police also said 317 of the 489 people injured in the Las Vegas shooting had been discharged from hospitals. Paddock's brother Eric speculated that the killer may have arranged to have Danley out of the United States at the time of the mass shooting. (more...)
US Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Las Vegas massacre
- October 05, 2017

Federal law also allows a gun sale to go through if a background check is not completed in three days - a factor in how Dylann Roof obtained a gun in the 2016 church massacre in Charleston, S.C. Before the shooting that killed at least 59 people - the worst mass shooting in modern US history - House GOP leaders had been moving forward with bills to ease regulations on gun silencers and allow people with concealed-carry permits to take their weapons to other states. (more...)

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