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Former Guam resident killed in Colorado shooting Former Guam resident killed in Colorado shooting
- October 23, 2017

Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming, reports ABC Denver . Four people were involved in the shooting just before 2 a.m.at the Sunstone apartment complex at 720 City Park. Police had not released a motive in the shooting as of the afternoon of October 20. Darren Rutz, a former CSU student who lives near the scene, told CBS Denver station KCNC-TV he was awakened by gunfire, followed by a woman's call for help. (more...)
Harry Reid Takes Time Out From Retirement to Blast Trump, Kelly Harry Reid Takes Time Out From Retirement to Blast Trump, Kelly
- October 22, 2017

Jones-Johnson said she did not record the conversation. Wilson also addressed John Kelly's complete mischaracterization of a speech she gave back in 2015. In fact, the chief of staff said that when Trump took office, he advised him against making those calls: "I said to him, 'Sir there's nothing you can do to lighten the burden on these families'". (more...)
ISIS claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attack ISIS claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attack
- October 22, 2017

Various extremist groups have staged regular attacks, including suicide bombings, in Afghanistan targeting government forces and populated areas. The attack takes this week's death toll from militant attacks to 200, and is the second major attack in Kabul in the past 24 hours. (more...)
Fourteen feared dead in Malaysia landslide Fourteen feared dead in Malaysia landslide
- October 22, 2017

Penang Fire and Rescue Department director Saadon Mokhtar confirmed the third victim was found at 1.15pm Saturday. The state Fire and Rescue Department is leading the rescue operation along with federal and state agencies. "There was hardly time to do anything", he was quoted as saying. She said the bodies of two dead were recovered from the scene, the first at 9.55am and second at 10.43am. (more...)
AAA Offers Tips To Parents During National Teen Driver Safety Week AAA Offers Tips To Parents During National Teen Driver Safety Week
- October 21, 2017

Distracted driving, drowsy driving, speeding, alcohol use, not wearing a seatbelt, and driving with passengers are among the risky driving behaviors teens are more likely than older drivers to engage in behind the wheel. To bring awareness of teen driver safety among teens and parents, top tire manufacturer Michelin has teamed up with football legend -; father of a teen driver -; Emmitt Smith in an educational campaign, "Coaching Your Teen Driver". (more...)
Storm Brian set to batter Britain just days after Ophelia Storm Brian set to batter Britain just days after Ophelia
- October 20, 2017

A trail of destruction is left as storm Ophelia battles it's way through Britain. The strongest winds over the southern half of the British Isles, including areas that were impacted by Ophelia. It warned some coastal areas in the United Kingdom could be affected by large waves, with the potential for flooding. Some transport disruption is likely across the warning area, with delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport. (more...)
"How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?" — Scaramucci Twitter
- October 18, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci has weighed in on the controversy on Twitter . The Scaramucci Post Twitter account, on the other hand, has been active since August, primarily retweeting with the hashtag #SPThoughts and running Twitter polls. This poll was put up by @lancelaifer without consulting @Scaramucci who is traveling in London. I take responsibility for it and have put systems in place to ensure something like this can not and will not happen again. (more...)
PM Modi to inaugurate first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda PM Modi to inaugurate first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda
- October 18, 2017

He said his government's main focus was on preventive healthcare and providing affordable and easily accessible health care to the poor, and Ayush can take a lead in this drive. The prime minister said Ayurveda , Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (Ayush) ministry was working on other schemes like Ayush villages and wanted corporate houses to promote Ayurveda by spending from their corporate social responsibility fund. (more...)
Why the battle over the Iraqi city of Kirkuk matters Why the battle over the Iraqi city of Kirkuk matters
- October 17, 2017

On Monday, Iraqi forces, backed by Shia militias, said they had taken control of the city's global airport, an oil field, the strategic K1 military base and the Taza Khormatu district in the south-east of the city, leading to reports of hundreds of armed Kurdish residents to take up positions inside the city in anticipation of an attack. (more...)
United States to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea United States to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea
- October 16, 2017

Tensions between the two men have grown while the nation faces a series of high-stakes global crises, including the threat posed by North Korea and fate of the Iran nuclear deal, and threatens to sow doubt about American allies as to whether Tillerson can speak authoritatively for the United States. (more...)
Tejas Express food makes 26 ill Tejas Express food makes 26 ill
- October 16, 2017

Officials of IRCTC, which manages the catering service for the train, said an inquiry needed to be done to assess the reason why the passengers fell ill. Ratnagiri station. numerous passengers While railway authorities would not travelling in C-l, C-2, C-5 and C-7 coaches confirm which food item led to the situa- suffered from uneasiness, while some oth- tion, the problem was reported after pas- ers were vomiting and suffering from loose sengers were served soup and bread sticks motions. (more...)
Delhi Rajdhani Express trip cut by 2 hours Delhi Rajdhani Express trip cut by 2 hours
- October 15, 2017

The railway officials said to increase the maximum speed of the train to 130 kmph, it will be hauled by two WAP5 locomotives of 5,400 horsepower each. The other Rajdhani that originates from Mumbai Central and August Kranti will continue to run as is. "It will have three stoppages between Delhi and Mumbai at Kota, Surat and Vadodra and will work on two engines", said Mohd Jamshed. (more...)
At least 20 dead as huge truck bomb rocks Somali capital At least 20 dead as huge truck bomb rocks Somali capital
- October 15, 2017

Police expect the death toll to rise and said dozens of people were hurt. Security official Mohamed Adan told AFP news agency the "huge blast" was caused "by a trucked loaded with explosives". "I was in a public service vehicle when the explosion went off". The sound of the blast could be heard throughout the city and a plume of thick black smoke wafted over the Somali capital. (more...)
Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house build fence to shield from pizza-throwers Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house build fence to shield from pizza-throwers
- October 14, 2017

Frank Sandoval, who runs Breaking Bad RV Tours, said he has become nearly a private police force for the home and regularly shoos people from the property. At least be kind and deliver it nicely to their doorstep because everyone loves pizza... just not on a roof. "We're the ones who [are] being locked up". (more...)
Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact — NAFTA Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact — NAFTA
- October 13, 2017

Mexico strongly opposes such a move, which would damage its own vehicle industry. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer kicked off the latest round by announcing an agreement on a chapter on competition. Chris Sands, a professor at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, said Canada's problems marked "a new era of tough love" with Washington . (more...)
Utah officer fired for forcibly handcuffing nurse who defied him Utah officer fired for forcibly handcuffing nurse who defied him
- October 12, 2017

A lawyer for a Utah police officer fired after being caught on video arresting a nurse said he plans to appeal the decision he calls unfair. Wubbels has faulted officers from the university for refusing to intervene in her arrest after she asked for their help. (more...)
North Korean hackers suspected to have targeted U.S. electric power companies North Korean hackers suspected to have targeted U.S. electric power companies
- October 12, 2017

Lim and Sullivan are expected to discuss cooperation on major issues including their bilateral relations and North Korea's nuclear program. The exercises came hours after a South Korean lawmaker claimed North Korean hackers had stolen a large cache of military documents from his country, "including a plan to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, and wartime contingency plans drawn up by the US and South Korea", reports the BBC. (more...)
New Delhi bans fireworks for Diwali to combat chronic pollution New Delhi bans fireworks for Diwali to combat chronic pollution
- October 12, 2017

Teams will ensure no cracker is allowed to enter and exit the district. A group of traders on October 11 moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of the October 9 order by which the sale of firecrackers was banned in Delhi-NCR region till November 1. (more...)
UK's May signals plan to demote Foreign Minister Johnson, newspaper says
- October 11, 2017

Asked about Mr Johnson, Sir Michael added: 'And the foreign secretary'. The Prime Minister is instead being urged by members of her Cabinet to sack Philip Hammond , the Chancellor, for "making Brexit hard" and being "miserable". Clarke added: " As she recalls the ultra Brexiteers including the present Foreign Secretary assured citizens during the Referendum campaign that no difference at all would take place in our trading relationships with Europe because they needed to sell us their ... (more...)
'Canyon Fire 2' Rages Through Orange County Hills 'Canyon Fire 2' Rages Through Orange County Hills
- October 11, 2017

The fire threatens 5,000 structures and has already destroyed 14 buildings and damaged 22 others, according to Anaheim Fire and Rescue . By late afternoon, ash from the fire was falling as far away as Long Beach and San Pedro . Spring St. District staffers will monitor air quality at schools remaining open in Anaheim Hills and Orange, and will keep students indoors, according to a statement from the district . (more...)
Iran warns U.S. against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group Iran warns U.S. against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group
- October 09, 2017

Speaking just before a meeting with top military brass, Trump vowed to " put an end to Iran's continued aggression and nuclear ambitions " and said a related announcement will be made "very shortly". He said such moves by the USA will eliminate "any chance for engagement forever". The website for state TV reported Jafari as adding that the United States was mistaken if it thought it could pressure Iran into negotiating on regional issues. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel keen to 'protect' Ferrari after Suzuka retirement Sebastian Vettel keen to 'protect' Ferrari after Suzuka retirement
- October 09, 2017

The Ferrari had already been the centre of attention from the engineers before the start, with worries over a faulty park plug. Carlos Sainz was also having a bad day. By the start of the second lap the German was down to sixth and in the fourth lap team Ferrari were calling him in for a terminal pit stop. Sunday's win was the 61st of Hamilton's career and third at the Suzuka circuit. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein masturbated in front of a former Fox News reporter? Harvey Weinstein masturbated in front of a former Fox News reporter?
- October 08, 2017

She described the incident to the Huffington Post . The latest allegation comes on the heels of a bombshell New York Times report claiming Weinstein has been paying off sexual harassment accusers for decades. And she called on others in the entertainment world to turn their backs on the 65-year-old Weinstein and his companies until he is fired or quits. His response, according to HuffPo , was " Well, can you just stand there and shut up ". (more...)
US Soldier Missing in Niger Is Found Dead US Soldier Missing in Niger Is Found Dead
- October 07, 2017

Africa Command said the USA forces are in Niger to provide training and security assistance to the Nigerien Armed Forces in their efforts against violent extremists. The joint patrol of United States and Niger forces were leaving a meeting with tribal leaders and were in trucks. "Our country is once again the target of a terrorist attack, with a large number of victims", Niger's president said earlier Thursday. (more...)
Russia's Crude Oil Production Was Flat in September 2017 Russia's Crude Oil Production Was Flat in September 2017
- October 07, 2017

Gulf Coast and the sector was further interrupted when Hurricane Irma hit Florida, which has no refineries of its own. "When we had the hurricane disruptions, that translated into strong margins and disruptions to USA crude exports". Supplies at the oil storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, rose by 2.084 million barrels. "We are seeing a normalisation of global inventory, it's mostly falling, which is supporting prices", said Mr Burns. (more...)
No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group
- October 06, 2017

Stephen Paddock was a "crusader", the Islamic State claims without evidence. In a later statement from Islamic State , the militant group referred to the Las Vegas attacker by a nom de guerre of "Abu Abd al-Bar al-Ameriki". He urged followers to "intensify one attack after another against the infidels", following a spike in global terror attacks. The group also claimed a knife attack on Sunday that killed two women in Marseille, France, but French authorities say they have found no ... (more...)
Who Is The Las Vegas Who Is The Las Vegas "Person Of Interest" Marilou Danley?
- October 06, 2017

The other sister said Danley, who arrived back in the U.S. from the Philippines on Tuesday, "didn't even know that she was going to the Philippines, until Steve said, 'Marilou, I found you a cheap ticket to the Philippines'". She then moved to the United States and was married to American Geary Danley, whom she divorced in 2015. Las Vegas shooting survivor Thomas Gunderson was shot in the leg during Sunday night's attack, but he still stood to greet the president and first lady when they ... (more...)
Russian Federation says its airstrikes wounded al-Qaida leader in Syria
- October 05, 2017

The defence ministry cited its sources as confirming that Abu Mohammed al-Jawlani lost limbs in the attack in the north province of Idlib on Tuesday. However, the Russian Defense Ministry continues to refer to the group using its original name. (more...)
Kashmir: 10-year-old killed, two injured in ceasefire violation Kashmir: 10-year-old killed, two injured in ceasefire violation
- October 04, 2017

The troops guarding the borderline retaliated and gave a befitting reply to the Pakistani shelling. "Shelling and firing exchanges are going on", Defence Ministry sources said. He said that both were killed and that soldiers recovered two weapons from the site. The BSF too had thwarted designs of the Pakistan Rangers to push infiltrators through the cross border tunnel to carry out terror strikes during the festive season in Jammu region. (more...)
Brexit Briefing: UK Chancellor Hammond Says Talks Must Be Accelerated Brexit Briefing: UK Chancellor Hammond Says Talks Must Be Accelerated
- October 04, 2017

He spent most of the first half of his speech talking about the 1970s and Britain as "the sick man of Europe", as well as the political regimes of Cuba, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. Seeking to put the economy center-stage in the Conservatives' pitch to voters, Hammond said Britain could only hope to experience rising living standards "by harnessing the power of the market economy". (more...)
Videos show accident on stage that sent Marilyn Manson to hospital Videos show accident on stage that sent Marilyn Manson to hospital
- October 03, 2017

Manson had performed a good portion of his show when during a performance of the song " Sweet Dreams " he attempted to climb the scaffolding on two giant gun stage props . The incident happened just three days into his current tour, which was due to continue until the end of October. He releases his latest album Heaven Upside Down on October 6. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi can't see Gujarat's development through Italian glasses: Amit Shah Rahul Gandhi can't see Gujarat's development through Italian glasses: Amit Shah
- October 03, 2017

Addressing the gathering, Shah accused the Congress of doing "injustice" to Gujarat, generation after generation, and said that in the upcoming Assembly election, the people of the state will make fun of those who "mock Gujarat's development model". (more...)
New England Patriots vs Carolina Panthers: Game Four Preview and Prediction
- October 02, 2017

It's the ultimate chicken-and-egg game right now in Carolina , but the Panthers aren't playing it with just any player - they're playing with the 2015 Most Valuable Player. The New England Patriots are sitting at 2-1 this year as well. "It would have been a fun next play, I'll tell you that". Sixteen years later, Viniateri is still kicking for the Colts at 45 and Brady and Belichick are still winning Super Bowls in New England. (more...)
Tourist volcano scare as Bali's government claims the island is safe Tourist volcano scare as Bali's government claims the island is safe
- October 01, 2017

The last time Mount Agung volcano erupted in Bali , a stream of molten lava flattened teenage Gusti Nyoman Dauh's home, while cascading ash, rocks and hot gas killed 1,600 of his neighbours. The agency said a monitoring centre had recorded more than 800 earthquakes on Wednesday and thin smoke was observed rising 50 metres above the crater. (more...)
Facebook, Twitter, Google Invited for November 1 Senate Hearing Facebook, Twitter, Google Invited for November 1 Senate Hearing
- October 01, 2017

Twitter reports that 22 of those Facebook accounts "had corresponding accounts on Twitter ". Out of the 450 accounts that Facebook had shared as part of its review, some 22 also had accounts on Twitter . The Russian government-backed site spent as much as $274,100 on the USA -targeted ads in 2016, primarily for news stories and targeting them at followers of mainstream media accounts . (more...)