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Libyan city can become next Dubai once they 'clear dead bodies away'

Libyan city can become next Dubai once they 'clear dead bodies away' Last night Conservative backbencher Heidi Allen was among others calling for the Foreign Secretary to be sacked, saying Mr Johnson "does not represent my party". He added: "There's a group of United Kingdom business people actually, wonderful guys, who want to invest in Sirte on the coast, near where Gaddafi was actually captured and executed as some of you may have seen". [Full Article...]

Irish High Court rules on Max Schrems worldwide data transfer case

Irish High Court rules on Max Schrems worldwide data transfer case The legal action follows a complaint by Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems to Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) about Facebook's use of so-called standard contractual clauses (SCCs) to transfer personal data from Europe to the USA, via its European headquarters in Dublin. [Full Article...]

Former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies at 83

Former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies at 83 Talabani's death on Tuesday was a reminder of how that experiment in unity has frayed almost to the point of unravelling: Only a week earlier, Kurds voted overwhelmingly in a referendum in support of breaking away from Iraq to form an independent state, sending tensions spiraling with the central government in Baghdad and with Iraq's neighbours, who fear similar Kurdish separatist sentiment on the... [Full Article...]

Tube strike called off after 'progress' made during talks

Tube strike called off after 'progress' made during talks Ahead of the strike, Nigel Holness, director of network operations for London Underground , had warned: "Should the planned strike action go ahead, there will be substantial disruption". "We have been clear that we plan to retain a second person on our services, as we know that our passengers value the assurance and assistance a second member of on-board staff provides". [Full Article...]

Bombshell Reports Reveals Murphy Pushed For an Abortion

Bombshell Reports Reveals Murphy Pushed For an Abortion According to the newspaper's report, a text message sent in response from Mr. Murphy's phone said: "I get what you say about my March for life messages". Shannon Edwards broke-Murphy received a text from Edwards one day after posting his opinion on late-term abortions to his public Facebook account. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses United States of blocking development

North Korea accuses United States of blocking development Trump has threatened to destroy North Korea if provoked and repeatedly said military options are on the table. Sanders said the lack of talks doesn't mean an end to diplomacy. Tillerson said China's more assertive posture was due to its realization that North Korea's nuclear and missile capabilities had advanced too far. [Full Article...]

Israeli settlement leaders warn Netanyahu against permit delays

Israeli settlement leaders warn Netanyahu against permit delays The Trump administration's worldwide negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, Monday called on the Palestinians to recognize Israel and commit to nonviolence, amid the latest round of renewed US -led peace efforts in the region. "Even these very clear things must be clearly stated". E1 and Maale Adumim form an Israeli buffer east of Jerusalem that the Palestinians say would divide the ... [Full Article...]

Suspect in Edmonton attack ordered to leave US

Suspect in Edmonton attack ordered to leave US Sharif, who faces 11 charges including five counts of attempted murder, appeared via video in an Edmonton court wearing an orange jail uniform. Tactical officers forced the van on its side and arrested a suspect after using a stun grenade and a Taser. [Full Article...]

Pelosi Urges Ryan To Form Gun Violence Committee After Las Vegas Shooting

Pelosi Urges Ryan To Form Gun Violence Committee After Las Vegas Shooting House Republican leaders called for unity and prayer after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas , but offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill to ease regulations on gun silencers would be shelved indefinitely. "In the face of unspeakable evil, our whole nation must respond with countless acts of kindness, warmth and generosity", he said. But that ended two years ago wh... [Full Article...]

Acts of heroism emerge in chaos of Las Vegas massacre

Acts of heroism emerge in chaos of Las Vegas massacre His extended family locked hands and began to run, but Smith stayed back to look for his nieces. He kept shouting, "Active shooter, active shooter, let's go!" He stood up and moved them, and that's when a bullet struck his neck. Smith credits an off-duty San Diego Police officer for saving his life by stopping the bleeding and helping him get to the hospital. While Smith has been heralded as a ... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooter had Tucson ties, father made FBI 'Most Wanted' list

Las Vegas shooter had Tucson ties, father made FBI 'Most Wanted' list But officials told The Associated Press they found two bump stock devices in the shooter's hotel suite . He appeared to be settling in to a quiet life when he bought a home in a Nevada retirement community a few years ago. The owners of Guns & Guitars in Mesquite confirmed selling guns to Paddock a couple of times. According to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence , Nevada state law d... [Full Article...]

How 'Bump-Fire' Devices Skirt Federal Gun Laws

How 'Bump-Fire' Devices Skirt Federal Gun Laws First thing's first: A "semi-automatic" weapon is one that shoots only one round for every pull of the trigger. This means they fire a single shot when the trigger is pulled, not multiple rounds like a fully automatic weapon. In fact, then-NRA lobbying chief Wayne LaPierre was quoted in an article in the NRA newspaper Monitor as saying that repealing the automatic weapons ban would be "a top pri... [Full Article...]

After the Kurdish Independence Referendum

After the Kurdish Independence Referendum In the opinion of Iranian foreign minister, Iraqi territorial security will be affected and subsequently that of Kurdistan , because it will generate chaos and instability in the region. Turkey , the U.S., Iran and the United Nations have all joined Baghdad in speaking out against the poll planned for the Kurdish-controlled areas of northern Iraq , saying the vote would distract from operati... [Full Article...]

Authorities recover 47 firearms in connection with Las Vegas shooter

Authorities recover 47 firearms in connection with Las Vegas shooter And authorities found two gun stocks that could have let him modify weapons to make them fully automatic, according to two USA officials briefed by law enforcement who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is still unfolding. [Full Article...]

Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house

Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house We know that at least some of Paddock's guns were purchased legally , via federal background checks. While lawmakers are being called on to take action, the president is adamant that the White House will, in fact, be deliberating new gun laws... [Full Article...]

USA weighs $13 bln in disaster aid for Puerto Rico, others

USA weighs $13 bln in disaster aid for Puerto Rico, others Meanwhile, Puerto Rico is still recovering from Maria , which struck the USA territory late last month. The president said he will meet with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and military officials, first responders and the people of Puerto Rico . [Full Article...]

Rahimi removed from NYC court as pipe bomb attacks trial begins

Rahimi removed from NYC court as pipe bomb attacks trial begins New evidence was presented Tuesday in the trial of Chelsea bombing suspect Ahmad Rahimi. "He designed it. He built it", Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Crowley said. He was escorted from the room by USA marshals and remained outside as a prosecutor delivered her opening statement. He was shot by law enforcement during his arrest two days after the attacks. [Full Article...]

Are the Technicals Adding up for EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)?

Are the Technicals Adding up for EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)? JMP Securities upgraded the shares of MAA in report on Thursday, October 20 to "Mkt Outperform" rating. Its down 7.54% from 922,100 shares previously. Intact Investment Mgmt has 0.15% invested in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX). Summit Midstream Partners, (NYSE:SMLP) opened at 20.00 on Monday. [Full Article...]

Low-caste man killed in India for watching dance performance

Low-caste man killed in India for watching dance performance Jayesh's head was banged against a wall and he was severely injured. The attackers said Dalits "do not have any right to watch garba ", the Press Trust of India news agency reported. It later turned out that the four Dalit men were actually removing the carcass of a cow that had died of natural causes. The murder came in the wake of another caste-related assault on a Dalit man for sporting ... [Full Article...]

Tillerson's dramatic plan to save Iran deal, keep up pressure

Tillerson's dramatic plan to save Iran deal, keep up pressure President Trump, who has repeatedly called the agreement one of the "worst deals" for the US, last re-certified Iran's compliance in July. "Iran is not in material breach of the agreement and I do believe the agreement to date has delayed the development of a nuclear capability by Iran", Gen. [Full Article...]


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