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Vegas shooter booked rooms facing Lollapalooza in Chicago

Paddock checked into his room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel on September 28, three days before carrying out his deadly attack, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said. Investigators trying to determine what triggered the massacre say Paddock's plans were meticulous. "You've got to make the assumption he had to have some help at some point", said Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo at a Wednesday pre... [Full Article...]

Teresa's brother says Joe Giudice lost 45 pounds in prison

Teresa's brother says Joe Giudice lost 45 pounds in prison Her oeuvre includes "Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again" (2016), "Fabulicious!: Fast & Fit: Teresa's Low-Fat, Super-Easy Italian Recipes" (2012), and "Fabulicious!: Teresa's Italian Family Cookbook" (2011). "You stay with your man only if you're happy". Speaking exclusively to Daily Star Online, Teresa said: "It was really hard starting off but luckily I did have the o... [Full Article...]

Ben Stokes, Alex Hales likely to get new England contracts

Ben Stokes, Alex Hales likely to get new England contracts Ball has received a white-ball contract for the first time, while Hales keeps his deal and Toby Roland-Jones has been granted a maiden incremental contract. The ECB has made the decision on Stokes because no further police update on their investigation is expected until at least the middle of this month. [Full Article...]

No, Don't Repeal the Second Amendment

No, Don't Repeal the Second Amendment He introduces the op-ed by claiming "more guns means more murder" and transitions from there to claim that guns were only used for "justifiable homicide" 268 times in 2015. 154,483. And, now, 59 more lives lost in Las Vegas . Saying that we should ban all assault weapons isn't very specific, as all it takes is a modification or two for a gun to slip in and out of that amorphous definition... [Full Article...]

Girlfriend denies knowledge of Vegas plot

Girlfriend denies knowledge of Vegas plot She was born in the Philippines , and is an Australian citizen. Although police had reached the 32nd floor soon after Paddock stop shooting, it was not until 11:20 p.m. Stephen Paddock , who had almost two dozen weapons with him when he opened fire , never appeared suspicious to the owner of Guns and Guitars in Mesquite, Nevada, where he lived, USA Today reported . [Full Article...]

South Africa's Standard Bank weighs ties with McKinsey, SAP

Last month, KPMG International admitted the work done by its South African unit for the Gupta family "fell considerably short of KPMG's standards". The bank says its statements on the scandal that has rocked the auditing firm in the past two weeks, stemmed from a public policy perspective. [Full Article...]

Pumpkin spice air freshener causes school evacuation

Pumpkin spice air freshener causes school evacuation Dozens of students were also triaged at the scene. The strong scent from a pumpkin spice air freshener caused the evacuation of a Baltimore high school Thursday when students got a whiff of the mysterious fragrance and became ill. One thing the men agree on is that evacuating the school was the right decision. Whatever the smell was ended up sending two students and two teachers to a hospita... [Full Article...]

NRA calls for new U.S. regulations on gun 'bump stocks'

A bump stock device (right), that fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed, making it similar to a fully automatic rifle, is shown next to a AK-47 semi-automatic rifle (left) at a gun store on October 5, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP Hits Resistance on Estate-Tax Repeal-From Republicans

Senate GOP Hits Resistance on Estate-Tax Repeal-From Republicans Republican lawmakers from high-tax states such as NY exited meetings this week with Kevin Brady , chairman of the tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives, saying there would be some sort of compromise on repealing the deduction for state and local tax payments. [Full Article...]

In Ethiopia, Kovind cites India's investments

In Ethiopia, Kovind cites India's investments India on Thursday pledged $195 million to support expansion of electric power transmission lines in Ethiopia.The pledge was announced by the visiting Indian President Ram Nath Kovind in Addis Ababa where the two countries agreed to work on trade, communication, information and media sectors. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas massacre opens crack in gun laws stalemate

Las Vegas massacre opens crack in gun laws stalemate To be sure, the National Rifle Association on Thursday called for a federal review of "bump stocks" and - in a rare break from previous stands - hinted that new rules might be needed. The White House also said Thursday that it was opening to regulating the devices - but wants to hear more information on the matter before making a final determination. [Full Article...]

AUTO RACING/ Hamilton fastest in practice for Japanese GP

AUTO RACING/ Hamilton fastest in practice for Japanese GP Both drivers were wiped out on the first lap of the Singapore Grand Prix, and in Malaysia, a problem with the engine prevented Vettel from completing a timed lap in qualifying and Raikkonen from taking the start in the race. Sky F1's Ant Davidson and Johnny Herbert are at the Skypad to review the new footage of Sebastian Vettel's collision with Lance Stroll in Malaysia. [Full Article...]

Kannur leg of BJP Janaraksha Yatra ends today

Kannur leg of BJP Janaraksha Yatra ends today Sat Sharma, while addressing, criticised the Kerala government for its "indifference" towards the ever increasing number of attacks on activists and their families affiliated with BJP and RSS . Shah, who kicked off the march after visiting the Rajarajeswari temple in Kannur, said chief minister Vijayan was exclusively responsible for the killings of his party men, news agency Press Trust of In... [Full Article...]

Death toll for attack on Shrine in Jhal Magsi rises to 22

Death toll for attack on Shrine in Jhal Magsi rises to 22 A police official Asadullah Kakar confirmed the incident and said preliminary reports indicate at least eighteen people were killed and several others were wounded in the attack. Anwarul Haq Kakar, the spokesman for the, says the attack took place on Thursday in Jhal Magsi, AP reports. Security forces reached the shrine soon after the explosion and established a cordon around it. [Full Article...]

Honeypreet's delayed arrest triggers a war of words between Punjab and Haryana

Honeypreet's delayed arrest triggers a war of words between Punjab and Haryana After Honeypreet's interrogation, many things would come out in the open, he said adding that innocent people would not be punished and guilty would not be spared. Meanwhile, a blame-game has started between the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab over the arrest of Honeypreet Insan . Punjab policemen were arrested, their vehicles were seized. [Full Article...]

White House Welcomes Conversation on Banning 'Bump Stocks'

White House Welcomes Conversation on Banning 'Bump Stocks' Marilou Danley, 62, issued the statement after returning from her native Philippines and being questioned for much of the day by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents still trying to figure out what drove Stephen Paddock to open fire on 22,000 fans at a country music festival from his 32nd-floor hotel suite. [Full Article...]

Two arrested for manhandling BJP workers in Darjeeling

Two arrested for manhandling BJP workers in Darjeeling The West Bengal BJP chief told the Indian Express, "Miscreants who were chanting Binay Tamang's name first disrupted our Vijaya Samellani meeting". When we cancelled the meeting and went out the miscreants attacked us and beat up our supporters. [Full Article...]

Deaths of farmers: Rahul slams Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh governments

Deaths of farmers: Rahul slams Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh governments The alleged police violence comes less than four months after the Mandsaur violence in July where at least six farmers were killed in a police firing during a farmer protest demanding free and fair price for their produce. Deputy inspector general (DIG) of police, Tikamgarh range, will probe the matter. Although the Maharashtra government did not specify the number of deaths, eminent farm ac... [Full Article...]

Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging

Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging Some representatives from around the country admit that before this week, they had never heard of the gun accessory bump stocks. Officials said that 12 of the rifles found in the Las Vegas gunman's suite had bump stocks. Dianne Feinstein , a California Democrat, that would ban the sale, transfer, importation, manufacture or possession of bump fire stocks and similar accessories. [Full Article...]

NY Sen. Gillibrand Blasts Congress After Las Vegas Shooting

NY Sen. Gillibrand Blasts Congress After Las Vegas Shooting Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of MA, wrote on Twitter that "Thoughts & prayers are NOT enough" following this tragedy. Republicans in Congress shouldn't think that sacrificing bump stocks will even begin to suffice, given the depth of public fear about the dangers posed by deadly weapons that are so freely available. [Full Article...]


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