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Nikki Haley issued warning over political tweet violating Hatch Act

Nikki Haley issued warning over political tweet violating Hatch Act Trump tweeted his support for Norman on June 19, and Haley retweeted it later that day. Her Twitter profile picture was an official government headshot at the time of the retweet, while her account listed her as USA ambassador to the United Nations and her recent posts were about official matters. [Full Article...]

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of Oxford' under threat

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of Oxford' under threat The council said that it had written to Suu Kyi and asked her to "do whatever she can to stop the ethnic cleansing in her country" but had not received a response. It was painted by artists Chen Yanning in 1997 and belonged to Ms Suu Kyi's husband, Oxford don Michael Aris. Ms Suu Kyi has deep links to Oxford University where she studied from 1964 to 1967. [Full Article...]

Arun Shourie slams Modi govt, says demonetisation was 'idiotic jolt'

Arun Shourie slams Modi govt, says demonetisation was 'idiotic jolt' Terming demonetisation "the largest money-laundering scheme ever conceived and implemented entirely by the government", Shourie told news channel NDTV in an interview that Modi's noteban which rendered out 86 per cent of the currency circulating in the economy as no longer legal tender was "idiotic jolt". [Full Article...]

Students Take A Stroll For Walk To School Day

Students Take A Stroll For Walk To School Day Students from 54 schools participated a year ago, in addition to staff, parents, community members and some mayors across the county. Sherman Elementary students celebrate International Walk to School Day in 2013. "There's so much research out there stating that exercise gets fresh oxygen to the brain and also can help your day start off well". The City of Guelph supports walking to school t... [Full Article...]

Jason Aldean cancels 3 Southern California shows after Las Vegas mass shooting

Jason Aldean cancels 3 Southern California shows after Las Vegas mass shooting Swat officers ultimately stormed the room and some fired shots, though Paddock is believed to have killed himself, Sheriff Lombardo said. They also found ammonium nitrate, a chemical that can be used in bomb-making, in Paddock's vehicle, said Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo . [Full Article...]

Why Stephen Paddock's gun purchases didn't raise red flags

Why Stephen Paddock's gun purchases didn't raise red flags While the shooting lasted for eight to 10 minutes, it was smoke from the gunpowder that set off detectors in the hotel room, pinpointing his location to police. Lombardo also said the department has opened an investigation into the unauthorised release of images that show the crime scene, including the bullet-riddled door to the suite used by the gunman Stephen Paddock . [Full Article...]

Congress Has Unanimously Decided to Elevate Rahul: Mizoram CM

Congress Has Unanimously Decided to Elevate Rahul: Mizoram CM As per the sources, Rahul Gandhi is likely to take the charge as the new party president and lead the party for the future. Surjewala also cited previous examples to suggest that the Congress has seen such contests in the past. Because of his absence from his constituency dozens of posters describing local member of parliament and congress VP Rahul as missing came up in Amethi in August. [Full Article...]

Seuss Hometown Mayor Invites First Lady After Book Backlash

Seuss Hometown Mayor Invites First Lady After Book Backlash The Cambridge school system responded to Soeiro's blog, stating that the crazed librarian, "was not authorized to accept or reject donated books on behalf of the school or school district". Seuss "a bit of a cliche" and arguing that the late author's illustrations are "steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes". "Of all the significant cultural figures finding new releva... [Full Article...]

Trump Travels to Vegas as New Shooting Details Emerge

Trump Travels to Vegas as New Shooting Details Emerge But Flake didn't want to talk about gun control today, and neither did many other Republicans. "He brutally murdered more than 50 people and was an act of pure evil", Trump said in his televised address. Almost 12,000 people have been killed in gun violence as 273 mass shootings have occurred so far in the USA in 2017, according to the Gun Violence Archive, a not-for-profit corporation that trac... [Full Article...]

Prankster hands Theresa May a P45 during her speech earlier

Prankster hands Theresa May a P45 during her speech earlier Having meant to be about her plans to renew social housing and her controversial energy cap, it will now go down as the most sensational conference speech in years - but for all the wrong reasons. But she also wants to engage with younger voters who have flocked to the policies championed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran leftist who has promised to renationalise the railways and end tuiti... [Full Article...]

Man survives fight with 23ft python

Man survives fight with 23ft python Pedestrians had looked on in horror as the " man versus beast " wrestled in the middle of the road in the Riau Province of Indonesia as the pedestrians looked on in horror. But the huge serpent fought back and bit him on his left arm, almost severing it from his body. He suffered deep wounds to his left arm. The Guinness World record for the longest snake ever to be held in captivity was f... [Full Article...]

'We're doing a movie' actor yells at police after being shot at

'We're doing a movie' actor yells at police after being shot at Mr Duff was wearing a ski mask and carrying a gun while leaving the brewery with his back to the officers. Indiana State Police were called to the Back Step Brewing Company in Crawfordsville on Tuesday evening for a possible robbery in progress call after someone called 911 to report seeing a masked man with a gun enter the back of the building, RTV6 reported. [Full Article...]

White House calls demand for action on guns 'premature'

White House calls demand for action on guns 'premature' In the hours after the Las Vegas massacre , the White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that it would be "premature" to discuss gun control policy. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday asked Ryan to create a select committee on gun violence to recommend legislation. There was no mention of policy-related issues on gun control in his statement. [Full Article...]

Vegas shooting suspect's father was on FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list

Vegas shooting suspect's father was on FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list On Tuesday, they called Marilou Danley "a person of interest" and said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was bringing her back to the US on Wednesday for questioning. Police say he checked in to the hotel Thursday. While most of the feedback was negative, Paddock said he did receive a few messages that were positive. [Full Article...]

Plattsmouth schools close after threat

Plattsmouth schools close after threat School was canceled today as a precaution, but Johnston Police Chief Dennis McDaniel now says it's unlikely the threats are credible. Meanwhile, there will be added security at Omaha North High School on Wednesday after a series of text messages that police said appear to be a hoax threatened violence at the school. [Full Article...]

Tech alumna, United Blood Services react to Las Vegas Shooting

Tech alumna, United Blood Services react to Las Vegas Shooting Recent Texas Tech alumna Danae Gibbs was one of the victims of the shooting, according to her father Darrell Gibbs' Facebook page. Danae Gibbs is now recovering in Las Vegas. "So, just kind of grief whether you were there or knew someone or not". "I was like, okay: I know God's got this, and she's gonna be okay", Hannah Gibbs said. [Full Article...]

Kansas Is Still Starving Schools of Money, Its Supreme Court Says

Kansas Is Still Starving Schools of Money, Its Supreme Court Says The new school finance formula that they passed in June was created to increase annual aid by $293 million over the next two years - with most of that increase coming this school year - and to tie funding to inflation after that. The new law provides $4,006 in base funding. Those were the main topics of discussion Tuesday morning of a webinar sponsored by the Kansas Association of School Boa... [Full Article...]

Ryan says no plan to act soon on easing gun regs

Ryan says no plan to act soon on easing gun regs Out of every element - giving quick summary - deadliest mass shooting in USA history -at least 50 dead - 400 injured. But the decision could now come under fire after Sunday's Las Vegas attack, in which at least 58 people have been killed and at least 515 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. [Full Article...]

Barcelona plays in empty stadium amid Catalan Referendum

Barcelona plays in empty stadium amid Catalan Referendum Throughout Sunday, many Catalan residents have been injured in skirmishes with Police around Barcelona and the rest of the province. Bartomeu said police had guaranteed the safety of fans and everyone else involved in the match at the Camp Nou, and the club could have allowed them in if it wanted. [Full Article...]

Trump condemns shooting, calls it 'an act of pure evil'

Trump condemns shooting, calls it 'an act of pure evil' Following his order, flags around Washington D.C. including in the national mall, can be seen flying at half-mast. The governor also praised first responders, calling it their "finest hour". Even then, Cutiletta says, "There is no requirement that law enforcement investigate". A motive is yet to be determined. Christopher Sullivan, general manager of Guns & Guitars, a local Mesquite, Nev., gun... [Full Article...]


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