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Las Vegas shooting leaves GOP-backed gun bills in limbo

Las Vegas shooting leaves GOP-backed gun bills in limbo Part of that action included passing legislation to beef up background checks for guns. Advocates for the measures are unlikely to stop pushing for their passage. Sen. Sen Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I, asked, "How many lives must be lost before we act?" "In the face of unspeakable evil, our whole nation must respond with countless acts of kindness, warmth and generosity". [Full Article...]

Iran, Turkey look to enhance ties

Iran, Turkey look to enhance ties Hulusi Akar at the presidential palace in Tehran. "Today political, economic, and worldwide relations between Iran and Turkey are at a good status but we have to endeavor to boost military and defense cooperation in consistency with other areas", asserted President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Monday, referring to growing level of cooperation between Iran and Turkey. [Full Article...]

Iran's Zarif to visit Qatar amid crisis

Iran's Zarif to visit Qatar amid crisis Sultan Qaboos and Zarif also discussed recent political developments in the region, the news agency reported. In an interview with E'temad daily correspondent in Muscat, Zarif said, "As for the issue of Iraqi Kurdistan, Oman has a very similar position to Iran". [Full Article...]

Russia Throws North Korea a Cyber Lifeline

Russia Throws North Korea a Cyber Lifeline The attack was a distributed denial of service (DDoS) campaign with an aim to flood North Korean spy agency's servers with traffic, crippling its access to the internet. "Nonetheless, some North Korean hackers griped that lack of access to the Internet was interfering with their work", WaPo reported citing an official. [Full Article...]

Taj Mahal missing from Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet

Taj Mahal missing from Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet Taj Mahal , one of the seven wonders of the world , draws millions of tourists to the country every year. The state tourism department has said that the Taj Mahal is not being neglected or marginalised. UP health minister Siddhartha Nath Singh said "there has been some miscommunication". She further stated that Taj Mahal has been the legacy of Uttar Pradesh and hence claiming that the gover... [Full Article...]

BC Premier John Horgan responds to violent attack in Las Vegas

BC Premier John Horgan responds to violent attack in Las Vegas One of the men, who was shot in the head, is unresponsive. "RIP Jordan mcildoon from British Columbia. I can't believe this just happened!", she wrote Monday at 2:41 a.m. Other Canadians at the concert or the hotel included Victoria's chief of police Del Manak and his family, and the leader of the Opposition Yukon party, Stacey Hassard. [Full Article...]

Reports of shots fired on campus of USC

Reports of shots fired on campus of USC The professor was arrested after the false alarm, LAPD Deputy Chief Phillip Tingirides said, according to the TV station. Police were spotted surround the Fertitta Hall at the Marshall School of Business as students were being evacuated. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting witness hid in a freezer

Las Vegas shooting witness hid in a freezer Congressman Andre Carson said it is time people need to stop hiding behind the false narrative that enacting common sense gun policies somehow limits the rights of law-abiding Americans. At the press conference, Kelly said, "Imagine how much worse the [Las Vegas] shooting could have been if the gunman had a silencer". "Speculation surrounding increased gun control at the federal, state and loc... [Full Article...]

Gunman who killed at least 59 at Las Vegas concert was retired

Gunman who killed at least 59 at Las Vegas concert was retired Authorities said it appears he fired guns from his 32nd floor room into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on Sunday night, killing at least 58 people. "Find out where he got the machine guns from". Paddock was divorced 27 years ago after six years of marriage, and did not have children. One officer in charge of the FBI Phoenix office said Benjamin Paddock was "a glib, smooth-tal... [Full Article...]

Video Shows US Drone Shot Down by Houthi Rebels in Yemen

Video Shows US Drone Shot Down by Houthi Rebels in Yemen Video posted on Twitter by journalist and author Babak Taghvaee shows the drone hurtling toward the ground while on fire and captures a crowd gathering around the wreckage. Yemen's internationally-backed government, allied with the Saudi-led Arab military coalition, has for more than two years been battling Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels over control of the country. [Full Article...]

US top court divided over curbing workers' class-action suits

US top court divided over curbing workers' class-action suits Fellow liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg made similar remarks, saying that the ability of workers to join together to bring claims against their employer was the "driving force" behind a key federal law enacted to regulate labor disputes. The three cases being considered on Monday arose from overtime claims from gas station workers in Alabama, technical writers in Wisconsin and accountants in Northern C... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton's Response to Las Vegas Shooting Calls for Gun Control

Hillary Clinton's Response to Las Vegas Shooting Calls for Gun Control And how she made the connection between silencers and a man killing more than 50 people and injuring more than 400 at a country music concert, is anyone's guess. "Our grief isn't enough", she wrote. Clinton asked followers to "put politics aside" and "stand up to the NRA". The victims were apparently shot with a high-powered assault rifle from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, with pol... [Full Article...]

At least 17 killed in triple bombing in Syria's Damascus

At least 17 killed in triple bombing in Syria's Damascus Syrian state media says a suicide auto bomber has struck a police station in the capital, Damascus. At least 10 people were killed in Damascus on Monday in a suicide bomb explosion at a police station, reports said. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, 11 people were killed, among them civilians and police officers. [Full Article...]

First victim of Las Vegas shooting identified by his family

First victim of Las Vegas shooting identified by his family Dr. Gulish Melton posted on Facebook that she lost her "true love and knight in shining armor" and asked for time. Local media reports Melton was a registered nurse . The panicked crowd scrambled for cover or simply ducked to avoid the onslaught from the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. More than 400 people including two on-duty Las Vegas officers were taken to the hospital wit... [Full Article...]

Conservatives challenge Theresa May to sack Boris Johnson

Conservatives challenge Theresa May to sack Boris Johnson Johnson's call comes as other Eurosceptic Tory MPs have said the United Kingdom should walk away from Brexit talks by Christmas unless the grouping shows it's serious about a free trade deal. The British Chambers of Commerce warned that public disagreements between Government ministers were damaging business confidence. But he has yet to comment further on his four red lines, which include a... [Full Article...]

Led coalition: Service member killed in explosion in Iraq

Led coalition: Service member killed in explosion in Iraq Those speaking with The Washington Post on the condition of anonymity confirmed only that the attack involved Americans. Details surrounding the incident are now being withheld, pending notification of next of kin, the counter-ISIS mission, Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting: Gun shares rise, in keeping with U.S. shooting trend

Las Vegas shooting: Gun shares rise, in keeping with U.S. shooting trend Murphy continued, "It's time for Congress to get off its ass and do something". A gunman's attack on a country music festival in Las Vegas has become the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history with at least 50 people dead and 406 injured. [Full Article...]

Pentagon: More than half of Puerto Ricans without access to drinking water

Pentagon: More than half of Puerto Ricans without access to drinking water Though there was no mention of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz-whom Trump attacked on Twitter Saturday after she criticized his administration for its limited disaster relief efforts as well as misleading comments about conditions on the island-Bossert noted that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello, a Republican, "should continue to get more public messaging support from us". [Full Article...]

Kashmiris protest against braid-chopping incidents, authorities clueless

Kashmiris protest against braid-chopping incidents, authorities clueless Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday met senior civil and police officers to discuss the matter. Police, investigating the braid-chopping incidents, fear that it could incite violence and anti-India protests. In another incident, the braid of a young woman was also cut at Zainapora in Shopian. "Keeping in mind the criminal silence maintained by police, people should act accordingly and expo... [Full Article...]

Prakash Raj ready to return national awards

Prakash Raj ready to return national awards The forum is also demanding strict action by the police against social media users who abuse and threaten or in some cases, even celebrate the killing of rationalists, thinkers and other people in the country. For his comments on Gauri Lankesh, watch from 21.00 onwards. "Gauri's father, Mr Lankesh, was our mentor, our teacher". Gauri Lankesh was a close friend of Prakash Raj for over three decad... [Full Article...]


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