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YouTube changes search algorithms after Las Vegas shooting misinformation YouTube changes search algorithms after Las Vegas shooting misinformation
- October 06, 2017

The paper tested and confirmed some freaky content-surfacing results on the massive video-sharing site as recently as this Tuesday. YouTube is promoting videos that claim that the Las Vegas shooting was staged. At press time, none of the WSJ's cited videos were available on YouTube anymore. YouTube policy allows for the company to take down accounts that receive more than three strikes agains the community standards policy. (more...)
Filipina partner of Las Vegas shooter arrives in Los Angeles from Manila
- October 06, 2017

In a statement released by her Los Angeles lawyer Wednesday, she said she had no warning about his plans and pledged to cooperate with investigators. Although her connection to Paddock or the shooting is unknown , officials want to question her in order to construct the timeline of events leading up to the attack. (more...)
Las Vegas PD: Paddock spent decades acquiring ammo, lived secret life Las Vegas PD: Paddock spent decades acquiring ammo, lived secret life
- October 06, 2017

They said she was "in love" with Paddock and called her "a good person and a gentle soul ... a mother, grandmother, a sister, a friend". " She said he would lie in bed, just moaning and screaming, 'Oh, my God, '" said a former Federal Bureau of Investigation official briefed on the matter, NBC News reported . (more...)
ICAI President's daughter found dead on railway tracks ICAI President's daughter found dead on railway tracks
- October 06, 2017

CCTV shows her boarding train A young woman in Mumbai , Pallavi Vikamsey, was found dead last evening on train tracks in central Mumbai in between Parel and Currey Road stations on the Central Railway network. "On Thursday, her relatives confirmed her as Pallavi Vikamsey", said DCP Samadhan Pawar, spokesperson of GRP (Central Railway). The report quotes Sukhlal Varpe of the MRA Marg police station as saying, "She sent text messages to a few family members telling them that no one should ... (more...)
Sasikala released on parole from Parapanna Agrahara jail Sasikala released on parole from Parapanna Agrahara jail
- October 06, 2017

This morning, her nephew, ousted AIADMK leader, TTV Dinakaran, reached Bengaluru jail to escort her to Chennai . "But we're also ready to fly her down", he said. Though she was advised that she could apply for the parole once again with proper documentation, indicating the legal cell was considering her application. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting Victim Stands On One Leg To Greet President Trump Las Vegas Shooting Victim Stands On One Leg To Greet President Trump
- October 06, 2017

Melania Trump dazzled in a black trousers suit at the White House Thursday night at a dinner with senior USA military leaders and their spouses. He was encompassed by first responders, local and national officials and First Lady Melania Trump, the President said, "America is truly a nation in mourning". (more...)
Trump praises 'bravery' of Las Vegas victims Trump praises 'bravery' of Las Vegas victims
- October 06, 2017

Mr Trump headed to the city days after Paddock opened fire from a window on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Hotel on the 22,000 down below. The comic went on to highlight President Donald Trump's comments following the Vegas shooting in which the president called it an "act of pure evil". (more...)
Russian strikes in Syria hit rebels' underground arsenal Russian strikes in Syria hit rebels' underground arsenal
- October 06, 2017

In a statement released Wednesday, the Levant Liberation Committee says its leader, Abu Mohammed al-Golani, is in excellent health and is carrying on with his tasks normally. Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces, Syrian fighters backed by US special forces, monitor Islamic States positions near Raqa. It is the latest of a series of accusations traded as Russian-backed troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the USA -allied, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces battle IS ... (more...)
President Trump traveling to Las Vegas 'to pay our respects' President Trump traveling to Las Vegas 'to pay our respects'
- October 06, 2017

Trump has labeled the Sunday night shooting at an outdoor music festival an "act of pure evil" and declared the nation would unite behind the survivors. "Last year I filed legislation for gun safety, and again this year I re-filed this legislation, SB196, for the 2018 session", Stewart said in a statement . (more...)
Protesters block streets in LA rally over undocumented immigrants Protesters block streets in LA rally over undocumented immigrants
- October 06, 2017

About 12,000 applications have come in over the past two days, according to CIS figures. Stephen Miller, who's devoted much of his career to advocating for more deportations and slashing legal immigration, has been given wide berth to work on the outlines of a potential agreement to protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which Trump announced last month he would end. (more...)
IAF chopper crashes five dead in Arunachal IAF chopper crashes five dead in Arunachal
- October 06, 2017

The crash took place at around 06:00 local time [00:30 GMT] when it was on a maintenance mission. The chopper crashed at around 6 am when it was on a maintenance mission, officials said. The Russian Mil Mi-17 helicopter has served as one of the mainstays of the Air Force's rotorcraft fleet. In another crash on July 4, three Indian Air Force pilots were killed during a rescue operation of flood-affected people in the state. (more...)
Bump stocks under scrutiny after Las Vegas massacre Bump stocks under scrutiny after Las Vegas massacre
- October 06, 2017

Stephen Paddock , the Nevada man whom authorities identified as the gunman who killed 59 people on Sunday night, "continued to fire at a progressive successive rate for approximately nine minutes" after authorities received a 911 call, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said . (more...)
Accidents like a massacre in Russian Federation! 19 people died Accidents like a massacre in Russian Federation! 19 people died
- October 06, 2017

A spokeswoman for regional investigators said at least 17 people were killed in the accident , which occurred around 100 kilometers east of the Russian capital. The central hospital stated that five people have been admitted, four of which are in a critical state, local reports explained. The train collided with the bus that had stalled on the railway - a child has been identified among the dead. (more...)
Brazil nursery 'set on fire' leaving four young children dead Brazil nursery 'set on fire' leaving four young children dead
- October 06, 2017

The local Frangipani Regional Hospital has reported that 40 people including children and adults are being treated for a range of burns, breathing difficulties and injuries. The suspect reamins in a serious condition in hospital after the attack - his motive remains unclear. The guard had worked nights for at least eight years at the nursery school, where he was not directly in contact with the children. (more...)
Trump Suggests Senate Intel Committee Investigate 'Fake News'
- October 06, 2017

He even urged the Senate Intel Committee to investigate "fake news." . One day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a news conference to deny reports he had threatened to resign, President Donald Trump is launching another offensive on news outlets. (more...)
Saudi Aramco to IPO in 2018 Saudi Aramco to IPO in 2018
- October 06, 2017

US shale oil coming to the market is not a concern, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Thursday, adding that demand will absorb it. Prince Mohammad has said the IPO, which could be the world´s biggest, will value Aramco at a minimum of $2 trillion and could raise as much as $100 billion. (more...)
The NRA's game-changing decision to disarm on bump stocks The NRA's game-changing decision to disarm on bump stocks
- October 06, 2017

This week, he says he has gotten several calls about bump stocks. "It went on to press the Republican-controlled Congress to pass "National Right-to-Carry reciprocity", which it said would will allow law-abiding Americans to defend themselves and their families from acts of violence". (more...)
Bucs to rock all-red color rush uniforms vs. Patriots on Thursday Bucs to rock all-red color rush uniforms vs. Patriots on Thursday
- October 06, 2017

Growing up in Bessemer, Ala., Winston said he studied great quarterbacks. Just studying him, just seeing how calm he is (and) how precise he is, is very impressive. "Whatever that is, whatever the coaches decide to do, I'm for it". But if you want to get to 3-2 we've got to play better than the way we played the first four weeks. (more...)
Senior US House Republican expects action on gun 'bump stocks' Senior US House Republican expects action on gun 'bump stocks'
- October 06, 2017

The National Rifle Association is calling for federal officials to review regulations that allow people to buy devices which can make semi-automatic guns fire at a rate similar to automatic weapons in the wake of a mass shooting that left almost 60 people dead and hundreds injured. (more...)
Both Sides - And The NRA - Considering Bump Stock Ban Both Sides - And The NRA - Considering Bump Stock Ban
- October 06, 2017

Senator Dianne Feinstein , who has called for a ban of the device, said bump stocks increase a semi-automatic rifle's rate of fire from between 45 and 60 rounds per minute to between 400 and 800 rounds per minute. Would the House bill do the same? Nevada's Republican attorney general ruled the new law is not enforceable because the federal government signaled it would now not help states that have passed more restrictive background checks. (more...)