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Nawaz Sharif heads to London ahead of indictment Nawaz Sharif heads to London ahead of indictment
- October 05, 2017

It is apropos to mention here that Sharif had returned to Pakistan on September 25 to face three graft references filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in compliance with the Supreme Court orders. He said Sharif is eager to be in London to see his wife who has undergone three surgeries for throat cancer. The scions of Nawaz Sharif, Hassan, Hussain and Maryam are already in the British capital to take care of their mother. (more...)
Corruption case: Lalu Prasad at CBI headquarters for questioning Corruption case: Lalu Prasad at CBI headquarters for questioning
- October 05, 2017

Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former railway minister Lalu Prasad is being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Delhi in connection witth the railway hotel tender case . To IRCTC , the hotels were first transferred and then to the company. Lalu Prasad Yadav appears before CBI. The conditions were further tweaked to make Sujata Hotel sole contender for the bid. (more...)
Trump Praises First Responders in Vegas: A Grateful Nation Thanks You Trump Praises First Responders in Vegas: A Grateful Nation Thanks You
- October 05, 2017

Asked what message he had for the hundreds of others who were wounded but who survived the attack, he replied, "The only message I can say is that we're with you 100 percent". And you never want to see it again, that I can tell you. And they were badly wounded because they refused to leave. "The police department, incredible". (more...)
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature goes to British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro The 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature goes to British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro
- October 05, 2017

He is known for novels like " The Remains of the Day ", which won the 1989 Man Booker Prize, and " Never Let Me Go ", which was made into a feature film in 2010. According to Ladbrokes, the London-based online betting and gambling company, the front runners are Kenya's Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o , Japan's Harukki Murakami and Canadian Margaret Atwood . (more...)
Trump somber in visit to stricken Las Vegas Trump somber in visit to stricken Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

She added: "It's very easy for Mrs Clinton to criticise and come out but I think we need to remember the only person with blood on their hands is. the shooter". Trump spoke to reporters as he departed for a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. We can not fathom their pain, we can not imagine their loss. US flags on the grounds of the Washington Monument are lowered to half-staff, on October 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. (more...)
Former FBI Agent Aims to Find Out Who Betrayed Anne Frank Former FBI Agent Aims to Find Out Who Betrayed Anne Frank
- October 05, 2017

The diary has been translated into over 60 languages with over 30 million copies sold worldwide. The Franks are widely believed to have been betrayed to the Gestapo, though the Anne Frank House museum published a study previous year suggesting the family's discovery may have been by chance. (more...)
White House: Now Is Not The Time For Gun Control Debate White House: Now Is Not The Time For Gun Control Debate
- October 05, 2017

When asked further what policy the White House would support, Sanders replied, "We haven't had the moment to have a deep dive on the policy part of that". The NRA spent $6 million in TV ads on behalf of the Republican presidential candidate, which is $6 million more than the Trump campaign has spent on itself. (more...)
Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds' Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'
- October 05, 2017

Iraqi Kurds announced an overwhelming "yes" for independence last week following a referendum that has incensed Baghdad. The outcome of the referendum has raised concerns in Iraq and overseas that a conflict might break out there along ethnic lines, potentially weakening a US -backed campaign against Islamic State, which still holds pockets of territory in Iraq and Syria. (more...)
Ted Heath would have been questioned over seven abuse claims, police say Ted Heath would have been questioned over seven abuse claims, police say
- October 05, 2017

While no offences appear to have occurred while he was in office, two alleged offences took place after he left Downing Street. "It contains a summary of the investigation, but draws no conclusion as to Sir Edward's guilt, although during the investigation the chief constable was heard to express, as he certainly should not have done, his personal view that Sir Edward Heath was probably guilty". (more...)
Las Vegas gunman wired $100000 to girlfriend's home country Las Vegas gunman wired $100000 to girlfriend's home country
- October 05, 2017

The debate on gun control that usually follows mass shootings was complicated Monday by the Las Vegas shooter's apparent use of automatic firearms - weapons that, except under rare circumstances, are illegal for US civilians. Angelo Aragon, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, said Tuesday that all the firefighters survived their wounds. But after the shooting in Las Vegas , the reaction was different. (more...)
Trump in Vegas: 'America is truly a nation in mourning' Trump in Vegas: 'America is truly a nation in mourning'
- October 05, 2017

He said in public that his visit would be "a very, very sad moment for me ... for everybody no matter where you are, no matter what your thought process". and what happened in Las Vegas is in many ways a miracle". Although Trump appeared open on Tuesday to talk about gun-control laws in the future, his administration has declined to discuss the issue in the immediate aftermath of the shooting. (more...)
Putin says extending OPEC deal 'possible' Putin says extending OPEC deal 'possible'
- October 05, 2017

Twenty-four oil producing countries, including Saudi Arabia , other members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation , agreed in late 2016 to reduce output by around 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd). When asked if there would be new rules to punish the cartel's many cutback cheats, Barkindo replied, "What I can not rule out is the continuation of what is working: we started this mechanism in January and every month we continuously review the structure, the ... (more...)
U.S. to expel almost two-thirds of Cuban embassy staff - USA sources U.S. to expel almost two-thirds of Cuban embassy staff - USA sources
- October 05, 2017

The U.S. Department of State on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from their embassy in Washington, D.C., just four days after announcing the departure of more than half of the non-emergency personnel assigned to the U.S. 'The U.S. Department of State must quickly develop contingency plans to continue allowing relatives to travel from Cuba. They encouraged United States officials and the FBI to investigate those incidents together. (more...)
Putin says hasn't decided if he would run in 2018 election Putin says hasn't decided if he would run in 2018 election
- October 05, 2017

LONDON, Oct 5 ( Reuters ) - Oil prices steadied on Thursday on expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation would extend production cuts, although record US exports and the return of supply from a Libyan oilfield dragged on the market. (more...)
Almost one mass shooting per day so far in 2017 Almost one mass shooting per day so far in 2017
- October 05, 2017

We are mindful of the concerns that are raised by having factions politicize such tragedy. Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), the author of the gun silencers provision in the Sportsmen's Bill, told reporters last night that the vote was to be sometime next week, adding "who knows now" after 59 people died and hundreds of others were injured in the nation's deadliest mass shooting ... (more...)
Akhilesh amending SP constitution to give himself 5-yr term? Akhilesh amending SP constitution to give himself 5-yr term?
- October 05, 2017

It was Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Ram Gopal Yadav who made the announcement at the Samajwadi Party's convention in Agra today. Mr. Akhilesh had personally invited his father for the national convention. The intra-party feud has already caused vast damage to the party in 2017 Assembly poll and continues to erode the credibility and image of the party, " said the SP leader. (more...)
Pres. Trump offers condolences and thanks in Las Vegas Pres. Trump offers condolences and thanks in Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

While it's unknown exactly what type of a weapon Paddock used, it appears to have been an automatic firearm, which federal laws tightly restrict. "There's a time and place for a political debate, but now is the time to unite as a country", Sanders said. (more...)
Ship From NKorea Seized With Weapons Cache for Egyptian Military
- October 05, 2017

These rockets were ordered for the country's military , with great effort made to keep the deal as hidden as possible according to what American officials familiar with the situation told The Washington Post . The Post described that market as "a kind of global eBay for vintage and refurbished Cold War-era weapons, often at prices far lower than the prevailing rates". (more...)
Radhe Maa gets VIP treatment at Delhi police station, SHO offers seat Radhe Maa gets VIP treatment at Delhi police station, SHO offers seat
- October 05, 2017

The Vivek Vihar police station falls under Shahdara district of the Delhi Police. Radhe Maa was seen sitting on the Station House Officer's chair as a policeman. She was at the centre of controversy in Mumbai after Niki Gupta complained to police that Radhe Maa incited her in-laws to harass her for dowry. However, Borivali police, without informing the complainant, dropped Radhe Maa's name from the list of accused on grounds of lack of evidence. (more...)
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...)

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