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Russia: US hacking allegations are a political game
- October 09, 2016

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. "A lot of these attacks are traced to the territory of the U.S., but we do not blame the White House or Langley each time", he told the Interfax news agency. US accusations that Russia was responsible for cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations lack any proof and are an attempt by Washington to fan "unprecedented anti-Russian hysteria", the Foreign Ministry in Moscow has said. (more...)
'Budgie Nine' Malaysian F1 strippers return to Australia 'Budgie Nine' Malaysian F1 strippers return to Australia
- October 09, 2016

The group were celebrating after Australian Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula One win of the season, imitating the driver's famous "shoey" manoeuver by drinking from their footwear. Turnbull said he and the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, had been "very circumspect" in public comments because they seek to help Australians in such situations return home. (more...)
Parolee charged in LA County sergeant slaying Parolee charged in LA County sergeant slaying
- October 09, 2016

Steven Owen. Lovell was later arrested after allegedly trying to run away, commandeering Owen's patrol auto, throwing it into reverse and ramming another police vehicle, then running into a house where two teenagers cowered. Lovell fled on foot and hid in at least one house, where it is believed he took hostages, Sheriff's Capt. Steven Katz said at a press conference Wednesday. (more...)
Lady Gaga to Join James Corden for Lady Gaga to Join James Corden for "Carpool Karaoke"
- October 09, 2016

James Corden's next guest for the popular Late Late Show segment has been revealed. The tease comes just days after the New York-bred pop star launched her limited-stop cross-country dive bar tour . Carpool Karaoke has seen a revolving door of pop, R&B and rock stars come through, including Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Selena Gomez, One Direction and Adele, whose appearance is the most-watched on YouTube. (more...)
Forces will not talk, just deliver: Air Force chief Forces will not talk, just deliver: Air Force chief
- October 09, 2016

Celebrations for which are going on at Air Force Station Hindon in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district. With each incident, the forces are getting smarter and learning new lessons, he said. In the context of the prevailing situation in the country, Air Marshal S Neelakantan, Air Officer Commanding-in-chief Southern Air Command, laid stress on security aspects to preserve the expensive assets, both equipment and human. (more...)
Chris Coleman 'proud' of Welsh 'courage' in Austria draw
- October 09, 2016

Joe Allen gave them the lead midway through the first half, volleying in from 20 metres, but his Stoke City team mate Arnautovic equalised six minutes later with a neat downward header from David Alaba's incisive pass. We get something from the game. They briefly threatened when Bale beat two defenders to deliver a risky cross which Austria just about cleared, but Wales will be satisfied with a point which makes it four from two games. (more...)
LAPD releases footage: Carnell Snell was holding a gun LAPD releases footage: Carnell Snell was holding a gun
- October 09, 2016

An officer fired three rounds, according to Beck, and Snell climbed over the fence. Police officials, who eventually also released a surveillance video of that incident, said he was gunned down after he pulled an object that turned out to be a vaping device from his pocket and pointed it at an officer. (more...)
Navjot Kaur Sidhu Resigns From Primary Membership of BJP Navjot Kaur Sidhu Resigns From Primary Membership of BJP
- October 09, 2016

However, one of Kaur's aides, claimed that she has not resigned as an MLA. "The burden is over", Dr Sidhu had said in her Facebook announcement on April Fools' Day. He had also turned down an invitation from the Congress to join that party. Instead, they are elated over this belated development. "I hereby resign from the primary membership of the party", Joshi quoted Kaur as saying in her resignation letter. (more...)
New 9/11 Law Puts US Soldiers and Foreign Interests At Risk New 9/11 Law Puts US Soldiers and Foreign Interests At Risk
- October 09, 2016

In a landmark 97-1 vote backing the override, only outgoing Obama ally, Nevada Democrat Harry Reid, voted against it, teeing up a similar vote in the House. "And frankly, I wish Congress here had done what's hard". "What's true in elementary school is true in the United States Congress: Ignorance is not an excuse", said spokesman Josh Earnest . (more...)
Niger: Attackers kill 22 soldiers near refugee camp Niger: Attackers kill 22 soldiers near refugee camp
- October 09, 2016

He said that besides the fatalities, three soldiers were injured and had been transported to the town of Tahoua for treatment. "Immediately after their crime, the assailants took flight towards Mali". No refugees were hurt, according to the agency. The attack followed a similar raid on September 10, when a security post at the refugee camp at Tabereybarey, Niger, was attacked. (more...)
Chicago police propose new use-of-force policies Chicago police propose new use-of-force policies
- October 09, 2016

A female officer and her partner were on patrol Wednesday in the Austin neighborhood when they witnessed a crash, and tried to help one of the victims, who became combative, apparently under the influence of drugs. The female officer told Supt. The video - showing Van Dyke shooting McDonald as he walked away from officers with a knife in his hand - touched off sustained protests fueled by decades of frustration among many black Chicagoans over use of force and the failure to discipline officers. (more...)
Low turnout in Hungary referendum on European Union refugees' quota
- October 09, 2016

One Budapest resident, Judit Hegyi, said the country "must preserve our Hungarian national character here in the middle of Europe and all the other European states should also preserve their national characters" as she picked up a leaflet from a Fidesz stall in the city in the run up to the vote. (more...)
Paul Ryan to campaign with Trump for the first time Paul Ryan to campaign with Trump for the first time
- October 09, 2016

Trump, in turn, spoke favorably of Ryan's GOP primary challenger before announcing his support for the speaker's reelection on the eve of the primary. Clinton has not campaigned in Wisconsin since April and neither campaign is running any ads. "We're going to win this thing, which I don't think anyone could have imagined going into this election cycle". (more...)
Rescue units head south to help Hurricane Matthew victims Rescue units head south to help Hurricane Matthew victims
- October 09, 2016

PEMA says the Pennsylvania Task Force (PA-TF1) are already on their way to help Florida in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. They'll ride out the storm in the Jacksonville area until it passes, according to Surgeoner, "then they'll get to restoration work much like the FPL crews that came to Jersey following Hurricane Sandy", Surgeoner said. (more...)
Watch LAPD Video Showing Suspect With A Gun
- October 09, 2016

He was one of two men killed by police in separate incidents in South L.A. over the weekend. The footage posted to the police department's YouTube channel does not show officers shoot Carnell Snell. The video was made public as Black Lives Matter organizers gathered to protest Snell's killing at a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission. (more...)
Texas Set To Carry Out Execution After Lengthy Gap
- October 09, 2016

Fuller was the seventh condemned inmate to die by lethal injection in Texas this year and the first in six months after he told his attorneys to drop all of his appeals. At 1:30 a.m. the day after, Fuller sought vengeance. "We got a call in the middle of the night that our family had been murdered", said Ona Presto, Annette's older sister who became guardian of the Copelands' two children. (