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Manohar Lal Khattar takes Punjab to task over 'Honeyshield' Manohar Lal Khattar takes Punjab to task over 'Honeyshield'
- October 06, 2017

Role of Punjab Police in the Honeypreet case has been very suspicious: Khattar. The arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's controversial adopted daughter Honeypreet has sparked an intense war of words between the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana . (more...)
Death toll in Balochistan shrine attack mounts to 19 Death toll in Balochistan shrine attack mounts to 19
- October 06, 2017

The blast took place when Urs celebrations was underway at the famous Fatehpur Dargah . The injured have been taken to the DHQ hospital, Jhal Magsi, for treatment. A previous attack on the shrine in March 2005 killed some 35 people. Security forces reached the scene and condoned off the area after the incident. (more...)
Mahatma Gandhi Assassination: SC appoints amicus curie for re-probe Mahatma Gandhi Assassination: SC appoints amicus curie for re-probe
- October 06, 2017

A new twist to the story may come now, nearly 70 years after the Mahatma was killed. The Supreme Court on Friday asked searching questions over a plea seeking reopening of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's assassination probe, before appointing senior advocate and former additional solicitor general Amrender Sharan as amicus curiae to assist in the matter. (more...)
Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane extend Republic of Ireland contracts Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane extend Republic of Ireland contracts
- October 06, 2017

O'Neill took charge in November 2013 and led Ireland to the last 16 at Euro 2016, where they were beaten 2-1 by runners-up and tournament hosts France. global football was something that i didn't know whether you'd get used to it or not. "I must admit that with the Euros, the possibility of qualification and some games in Dublin, there's exciting times ahead". (more...)
Madhya Pradesh Police Allegedly Beat up Protesting Farmers, Force Them to Strip Madhya Pradesh Police Allegedly Beat up Protesting Farmers, Force Them to Strip
- October 06, 2017

The Congress had organised a farmers' protest outside the Tikamgarh collectorate seeking drought-hit status for the district, which received scanty rainfall this year. He said that whenever the farmers take to the streets to protest injustice, the government machinery resorts to violence against them. Amid a huge uproar surrounding the incident, MP home minister Bhupendra Singh ordered a thorough investigation into the matter. (more...)
Trump Praises 'Bravery' of First Responders in Las Vegas Trump Praises 'Bravery' of First Responders in Las Vegas
- October 06, 2017

Thomas Gunderson was attending the concert at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when Stephen Paddock began firing on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, according to the Daily Mail . Trump also retweeted an aide's posts with photos of the president and the first lady with victims of the mass shooting. "I will say it definitely increases how fast you can shoot a semi-automatic". (more...)
Dems Hope to Get Trump Help on Gun Control Dems Hope to Get Trump Help on Gun Control
- October 06, 2017

On Capitol Hill, many Republicans echoed that assessment. SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: When reporters tried to ask Arizona Senator Jeff Flake about gun control today, he walked quickly - very quickly - to the nearest elevator. On the broader question of expanding or loosening gun regulations it's much more of a 50-50 split, but in most polls the majority is usually on the side of passing more restrictions. (more...)
Democrats Immediately Call For Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting Democrats Immediately Call For Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting
- October 06, 2017

But the White House and gun advocates pushed back, arguing new gun control laws wouldn't have averted the Nevada massacre. "My heart goes out to the victims, their families, the first responders, and the entire Las Vegas community". It's not yet clear how the shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , acquired his guns or if gun control measures could have prevented him from obtaining them, but leading Democrats are already demanding stricter gun control legislation. (more...)
White House Talking Points On Las Vegas Downplay Gun Control White House Talking Points On Las Vegas Downplay Gun Control
- October 06, 2017

Ryan finally replied by framing Congress' move to roll back restrictions on people with mental illness buying guns as about "protecting people's rights". "The power of prayer of us healing and getting back together", House Speaker Paul Ryan said. But a big chunk of the bill is also about guns. Republicans in Congress had actually planned to vote in the coming weeks on bills to lift some restrictions on gun silencers and allow gun owners with concealed carry permits to take their firearms ... (more...)
White House 'Open' to Discussing Curbs on Rifle Accessory Vegas Gunman Used White House 'Open' to Discussing Curbs on Rifle Accessory Vegas Gunman Used
- October 06, 2017

They're legal and originally were meant to help people with limited hand mobility fire a semi-automatic without the individual trigger pulls required. They have both said now, in the shooting's immediate aftermath, is not the right time to consider legislation since emotions are raw and investigators have still not uncovered all the facts. (more...)
Trump visits survivors, first responders in Las Vegas Trump visits survivors, first responders in Las Vegas
- October 06, 2017

Bump stocks were originally meant to help people with limited hand mobility use a semi-automatic weapon without needing to pull the trigger for every round fired. The careful and complementary language from Trump, his team, Republicans and gun control opponents stands out at a time when the White House and top GOP officials in Washington have taken increasingly frequent potshots at each other over everything from health care to foreign policy. (more...)
Vegas Shooter Sent $100000 To Girlfriend's Home Country Vegas Shooter Sent $100000 To Girlfriend's Home Country
- October 06, 2017

She remained there until returning to Los Angeles on Tuesday night to be interviewed by investigators. Law enforcement authorities were hoping to obtain some answers from a woman identified as Paddock's live-in companion, Marilou Danley , who they say was a "person of interest" in the investigation. (more...)
South Africa's Wits University drops KPMG as auditor South Africa's Wits University drops KPMG as auditor
- October 06, 2017

The SARB is engaging with banks and audit firms to understand the context of the matter, to allow it to be "better placed" in managing potential risks to financial stability. AVI, which has a market value of R34 billion ($2.5 billion), becomes one of the largest South African companies to drop KPMG after Munich Re of Africa , Sasfin Holdings , Sygnia Asset Management and Hulisani announced they will stop using the firm's services. (more...)
Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Japan's east coast Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Japan's east coast
- October 06, 2017

It comes just two weeks after a 6.2 magnitude quake struck six miles deep off the same coast - in the volatile region known as the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is noted that the tremors were recorded in 255 km from the town of Ishinomaki. As terrified locals fled onto the streets, an active volcano just 43 miles away from Mexico City exploded into life - sending a thick black plume of smoke into the sky. (more...)
Trump Administration Asks High Court to Drop Travel-Ban Case Trump Administration Asks High Court to Drop Travel-Ban Case
- October 06, 2017

The new open-ended ban announced in a presidential proclamation on September 24 removed Sudan from the list and blocked people from Chad and North Korea and certain government officials from Venezuela from entering the United States. It supersedes a ban that had affected six mostly Muslim countries. "The government can not come close to meeting its heavy burden" to "demonstrate that the bans will not be revived", wrote Neal Katyal, the lead lawyer representing the challengers from the state ... (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter May Have Considered Targeting Chance The Rapper Concert Las Vegas Shooter May Have Considered Targeting Chance The Rapper Concert
- October 06, 2017

The retiree responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in US history rented a room last month in a hotel overlooking a music festival featuring Chance the Rapper , but law enforcement officials were unsure if the gunman had been planning an earlier attack. (more...)
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Announced the victor International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Announced the victor
- October 06, 2017

More than 70 years since atomic bombs were used on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and as tensions flare over the North Korean crisis, the Nobel committee sought to highlight ICAN's tireless efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. (more...)
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...)

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