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Trump demands Congress fund border wall as price for keeping Dreamers Trump demands Congress fund border wall as price for keeping Dreamers
- October 09, 2017

Democrats vehemently oppose numerous demands laid out in the administration list. The two Democrats said the president had agreed to attach a DACA fix to a border security package that would not include wall funding. citizens and lawful permanent residents, and creating a point-based system. Ronald Vitiello, U.S. Customs and Border Protection's acting deputy commissioner, said the asylum system has served as a magnet for illegal immigration, contains too many loopholes and is in desperate ... (more...)
Graft case: Sharif in United Kingdom, won't appear in court for 'indictment' Graft case: Sharif in United Kingdom, won't appear in court for 'indictment'
- October 09, 2017

But she quickly added that she was returning "to test the judicial system". However, the NAB prosecutor objected to the plea and urged the court to issue warrants for Nawaz's appearance in court. Maryam and Safdar have been subpoenaed time and again by the accountability court in a graft reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in compliance with Supreme Court orders. (more...)
'Honeypreet Insan paid Rs 1.25 cr to incite violence post Rahim's conviction' 'Honeypreet Insan paid Rs 1.25 cr to incite violence post Rahim's conviction'
- October 09, 2017

On August 17, 2017, the arguments of prosecution and defence concluded and the Special CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh on August 25 convicted Ram Rahim in the rape case. Haryana Police had on September 1 issued a look-out notice against Honeypreet and another key aide of the Dera chief, Aditya Insan, following apprehensions that they might try to "escape from the country". (more...)
Hurricane Nate to weaken significantly as it makes landfall
- October 09, 2017

Hurricane warnings for metropolitan New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain were downgraded to tropical storm warnings, according to the hurricane center. Johnice Katz works to clear the storm drain in front of her home in preparation for Nate in New Orleans . 'We have a restaurant and one of our main bars open so they have been okay so far, ' said Chett Harrison, the general manager at the Golden Nugget hotel and casino in Biloxi. (more...)
Sarah Sanders gives White House news briefing Sarah Sanders gives White House news briefing
- October 09, 2017

One reporter even asked the press secretary whether Trump was employing a "madman theory" of leadership, and making empty threats meant to rattle his adversaries. And we're not going to announce what actions we'll be taking until that moment comes". The press secretary was asked during the White House briefing about the reported rift between the president and his secretary of state. (more...)
Father of missing Richardson 3-year-old arrested, charged with child endangerment Father of missing Richardson 3-year-old arrested, charged with child endangerment
- October 09, 2017

According to NBCDFW.com, based on investigations inside and outside of the family's home, police say there is no evidence she was abducted. According to reporting from WFAA , Sherin was last seen about 3 a.m. New information is out about the arrest of a father whose daughter is now missing. Richardson Police said the child suffers from developmental issues and has limited verbal communication skills. (more...)
Washington State vs. OR 10/7/17 Washington State vs. OR 10/7/17
- October 09, 2017

WSU is now bowl eligible to start the month of October, but that doesn't mean much to this Cougars team that has its eyes set on a much bigger prize: a Pac-12 championship. But, "we didn't tackle well and do assignments well, and there were a lot of mental errors ", linebacker Troy Dye said. Tate had touchdown runs of 58, 28, 47 and 75 yards. (more...)
Supporters of Indigenous Peoples' Day Meet at NH Statehouse Supporters of Indigenous Peoples' Day Meet at NH Statehouse
- October 09, 2017

It's a sentiment other officials seem to share. "It was one of the things that would allow them to become Americans symbolically", said Fred Gardaphe, a professor of Italian-American studies at Queens College. "There is a tremendous amount of ignorance and arrogance about our history", Jones told the paper. There is no question that Columbus' arrival in the New World under the sponsorship of Spain was bad for the indigenous people of Hispaniola, the island he colonized that is now split ... (more...)
USA missions in Turkey halt all non-immigrant visa services: embassy USA missions in Turkey halt all non-immigrant visa services: embassy
- October 09, 2017

Mission facilities and personnel", the U.S. Mission to Turkey said Sunday in a statement posted on the embassy's official Twitter account in English and Turkish. The U.S. Embassy said it was "deeply disturbed" by the arrest. Turkey's move comes as an retaliation to the U.S. Embassy in Ankara which said it suspended all non-immigrant visa operations in Turkey. (more...)
Blade Runner 2049 struggles at the box office
- October 09, 2017

Yes sadly the highly acclaimed film has been something of a flop during its first weekend of sales, pulling in just $12.7m at the USA box office so far. Based on the Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, 1982's Blade Runner is one of those movies beloved by many tech fans. "We did well in the major and high-profile markets", he said. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter 'booked hotel rooms' overlooking Lollapalooza festival in Chicago Las Vegas shooter 'booked hotel rooms' overlooking Lollapalooza festival in Chicago
- October 09, 2017

Authorities say the piece of paper found in the hotel room of the Las Vegas gunman contained calculations that helped him target the crowd of concertgoers more precisely. Investigators say Paddock was the lone shooter. She voluntarily flew back to the USA from the Philippines Tuesday night and met with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for hours of questioning. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting: Still No Motive Known; No ISIS Connection, Police Say Las Vegas Shooting: Still No Motive Known; No ISIS Connection, Police Say
- October 08, 2017

Among the many things authorities were exploring was Paddock's medical status, which McMahill said was an "aspect of the investigation we're keenly interested in". Investigators still aren't sure whether Paddock had planned an attack there or if he merely engaged in pre-surveillance. "We didn't know if they had fallen or had been shot", said Ralph Rodriguez, an IT consultant from the Pomona Valley, near Los Angeles, who was at the concert with a group of friends. (more...)
U.S. says it's 'deeply concerned' about Kenya's political environment U.S. says it's 'deeply concerned' about Kenya's political environment
- October 08, 2017

The Wiper Democratic Movement party leader warned that should anything happen to him or Mr Odinga, the government would bear full responsibility as it had acted maliciously to expose them to obvious danger. The statement also raised concerns about proposed changes to election regulations, the European Union saying such modifications should not be carried out. (more...)
Nate bringing thunderstorms, possibility of tornadoes to Wiregrass
- October 08, 2017

But Nate's winds never seemed to reach New Orleans , nor did it bring the expected 4-inch rainfall potential . Although it's not as powerful as Harvey , Irma, or Maria were when they made landfall in the USA and US territories, it is still powerful enough to cause major damage in parts of the Gulf Coast tonight. (more...)
Five days after Las Vegas massacre many questions remain, few answers Five days after Las Vegas massacre many questions remain, few answers
- October 08, 2017

The portrait, gleaned from interviews with hundreds of people interviewed over the past week, is that while Paddock might have been financially successful, he had real difficulty interacting with people. "I want to take a moment and say he is an absolute hero". In a new disclosure, authorities said two bullets Paddock fired struck a large jet fuel storage tank at the edge of the city's main airport, about a block from the concert grounds, indicating an apparent attempt by the gunman to ... (more...)
The note Stephen Paddock left in his hotel room in Las Vegas The note Stephen Paddock left in his hotel room in Las Vegas
- October 08, 2017

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's motive has not been determined yet. Fenway Park in Boston also came up during the investigation of Paddock, Boston police Lt. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Stephen Paddock has rented a room in the Ogden hotel near the Life is handsome festival. The 64-year-old high-stakes gambler killed himself as police closed in on his room. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter reserved hotel rooms across from Lollapalooza: Possible Target Las Vegas Shooter reserved hotel rooms across from Lollapalooza: Possible Target
- October 08, 2017

TMZ obtained an image of a computer screen of the booking for two rooms at The Blackstone, with check-in at one room on August 1, two days before the start of the festival on August 3 and a second room was booked for August 3. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says it appeared Stephen Paddock had planned to survive Sunday's attack and had an escape plan. Country music star Jason Aldean was performing on stage at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival when lone gunman Stephen Paddock , 64, ... (more...)
Vice President Mike Pence leaves Colts game following anthem protest Vice President Mike Pence leaves Colts game following anthem protest
- October 08, 2017

In a post on social media, Pence confirmed he had left after the protest took place, missing the game, because he believed the actions of the players disrespected the flag. Pence, the former governor of IN, earlier posted a picture of himself and his wife Karen Pence at the Lucas Oil Stadium IN Indianapolis, he IN a Colts hat and shirt and the second lady sporting a team jersey. (more...)
Hurricane Nate hours away from landfall Hurricane Nate hours away from landfall
- October 08, 2017

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a hurricane warning on the Gulf Coast from Grand Isle, Louisiana , to the Alabama-Florida border. Wind and rain from Nate pounded Grand Isle and Port Sulphur, Louisiana , as the storm, with sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, sprinted toward land. (more...)
Nate makes two landfalls in USA, weakens into tropical storm
- October 08, 2017

Hurricane Nate is threatening to slam into the Gulf Coast as a Category 2 storm Saturday evening, prompting Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama and Florida to declare states of emergency as they order evacuations and mobilize resources in preparation. (more...)