While on a visit to Madhya Pradesh state capital Bhopal , the Election Commissioner said that the Commission will need 40 lakh EVMs and VVPATs for conducting simultaneous polls. Lok Sabha secretary general Subhash C Kashyap had earlier told the Times of India that the syncing process would be "gradual" as it would be hard to get opposition parties to give up their tenure in the state assemblies, especially if the state is poll-bound in a year's time.
The Kansas branch of the National Rifle Association rejected the idea of blocking the sale of firearms add-on gear. Moderate Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida announced Thursday that he's working on a bipartisan bill to ban bump stocks with Democratic Rep.
A hospital caring for the injured has told Sputnik news agency that five people have been admitted, and that four of them are in critical condition. The collision happened at 3:29am local time near the city of Vladimir, which is around 110km east of Moscow .
The agreement referred to the strategic tri-junction between India, China, and Bhutan. On July 7, weeks after the Doklam crisis began, the Chinese mission in India issued its first warning, asking Chinese nationals to reduce unnecessary travel to India, respect local laws and law enforcement personnel and maintain a low profile when in India.
After being denied parole on grounds of insufficient documentation, Sasikala on Thursday filled a fresh emergency parole form and attached more documents including a medical certificate of her ailing husband Natarajan. She was granted parole on Friday. She also can't be involved in any political activity and give statements to the media. Her critics are alleging that Sasikala is desperate to get out to strengthen her nephews faction in the party against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi ...
For those who don't renew, their status will expire by March 5 of next year. It has prevented 800,000 immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children from being deported. "We're not asking for anything free", Ana said, "I'm not here to be bad, I'm here to help, to cooperate". "I, as an undocumented person, am not going to be listened to by these Republicans and Democrats in they way that they're going to listen to you.
Don Beyer, (D-Va.), wrote in a letter to White House counsel Don McGahn released Thursday. While it is not illegal for White House officials to use private accounts, they must forward any work-related emails to government accounts for record preservation purposes.
Two Republicans in Congress , Bill Flores of Texas and Carlos Curbelo of Florida, have stepped outto say they support banning the device. "They have been opposed to action in this area for decades and have not been swayed by past mass shootings ", he said.
Twelve of the weapons used by the Las Vegas killer to shoot his victims were modified with a "bump stock" which allowed the semi-automatic rifles to fire faster. "We certainly welcome that and would like to be part of that conversation", Sanders said. President Donald Trump had been similarly silent on gun control in recent days, telling reporters he would "talk about that on a later date".
Bump-stocks and trigger actuators were reportedly by the Vegas gunman to dramatically increase the discharge rate of his firearms. The website of bump stock manufacturer Bump Fire Systems was down as of Thursday. "Fully-automatic weapons have been illegal in the USA for the last 30 years, but recent technology has made it easier to legally simulate a fully-automatic weapon", Davis said in a statement .
The NRA does not want additional legislation but wants the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and Explosives to see if current regulations could be used. The endorsement from the NRA and congressional Republicans for a change in the law or policy to regulate guns, however narrow, marked a shift in approach.
He pointed out how some of the trolls were followed by PM Modi and criticised his stance on the same. Earlier on October 3, at an event in Bengaluru , the actor had said , "Gauri Lankesh's killers have not been caught yet". Expressing confidence of the SIT probing Gauri Lankesh's murder, he said: "It is hard to live without faith in a system. I think I should give them to him".
In the video posted to ISIL's Amaq website, a man speaking in Russian identifies himself as Roman Zabolotny from Rostovskaya region and says he was captured during an ISIL offensive in the village, along with the man sitting next to him, whom he identifies as Grigory Tsurkanu from Domodedovski region.
Arouri will thus serve under Ismail Haniyeh, who himself replaced Khaled Mashaal as the group's political bureau chief in May. Palestinians have been suffering under political division since Hamas took control of the enclave in 2007. "It was an honour for us. that we succeeded to have those understandings between Hamas and Egypt ", Dahlan said by telephone from Abu Dhabi. "The chances of the so-called deal of the century is zero because [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu does ...
Three sources with knowledge of the probe told Reuters that Mueller's investigators have assumed control of multiple inquiries into allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered in the election to benefit Trump.
Republicans in both chambers touted their spending plans as responsible frameworks that try to rein in out-of-control federal spending. "This is what the American people expect - that we will do business like they have to do business", said Arrington.
The cryptic message comes as the President is deciding whether to "decertify" the Iranian nuclear deal and amid heightened tensions between the USA and North Korea . The president on Thursday also had tough words for Iran, saying the country had not lived up to the spirit of an agreement forged with world powers to curb its nuke programme.
Feinstein's hastily announced bill drew 26 co-sponsors in about an hour, she said , all Democrats , including Sen. Fully automatic weapons have been illegal in the USA since 1986, but bump firing stocks are legal. "Here we have an individual who hauled hundreds of pounds of equipment in, who set up cameras, who went through elaborate detail, and yet he was not viewed as a threat", Russell said .
At least 59 people were killed in the attack and more than 500 were injured. He said he would be going to Las Vegas Wednesday "on a very, very sad moment for me ... "We won't talk about that", said Trump, who is against gun control laws. After the shooting, Trump tweeted his condolences: "My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the bad Las Vegas shooting".
ATF has already concluded bump stocks are legal under current law, and Sen. Fully automatic weapons are regulated in the United States and you have to get a National Firearms tax stamp to own one , which requires the potential owner to go through a second background check.
In September, the White House circulated a one-page memo detailing the breach and aides are now encouraged to minimize their use of private phones in the White House or to keep them in lockers while at work. Kelly also has an official government phone, which appears to have not been affected. Kelly, who was appointed Chief of Staff in July, was previously the head of the Department of Homeland Security.
He also warned the Railways to evict all hawkers from its premises in the next 15 days or his party would "take action". Before addressing the gathering at Churchgate, Thackeray accompanied by a delegation met senior railway officials, including Anil Kumar Gupta, general manager, Western Railway, DK Sharma, GM, Central Railway, and Prabhat Sahai, CMD, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation, which is responsible for execution of suburban rail improvement projects.
Noting that states impose VAT ranging from 26 per cent to 38 per cent on fuel, the minister added: "I urge all states to reduce VAT by 5 per cent in line with the cut in central excise duty to provide farmers and consumers with one more slab of relief".
Guarded by a ring of police, Cardinal George Pell has been heckled outside the Melbourne Magistrates' Court where he appeared for a brief mention of his sexual abuse case. The exact details and nature of the charges have not been made public. His lawyer has said the cleric will plead not guilty to all charges. Today's hearing was called to deal with procedural issues ahead of a committal hearing.
Bump-stock devices are added to semi-automatic weapons to allow them to function more like automatic weapons, firing at a much faster rate. Paddock killed more than 50 people and injured more than 500 Sunday in one of the worst mass shootings in recent US history.
Xenophon will run for the state seat of Hartley , located in Adelaide's east. It's not clear who would replace Xenophon in the Senate, but under current laws it is a decision for the party organisation. You might recall that he was one of the parliamentarians caught up in the constitutional debacle around citizenship - and he was due to have his case heard before the High Court next week.
Police have said they recovered 23 guns in his room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, and 19 at his home. Just two months after Lollapalooza , Paddock checked into Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas . KTNV tweeted this image, October 5, 2017 as their chopper flew over the scene of the Las Vegas festival site after Sunday's mass shooting . Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said at Wednesday night's press conference .
The recoil itself allows a bump stock-altered rifle to mimic a fully automatic. NRA is open to review of bump stocks , and whether they should require further regulations. The White House is open to legislation to ban bump stocks , press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday, and added that the administration wants to be part of the conversation in the days to come.
He co-sponsored Recognizing America's Children Act - or RACA - which provides a pathway to citizenship for " Dreamers ", undocumented immigrants who were brought here as children and want to remain in schools here or to work. "Some people were just hearing about it now", Sanbrano said. "I've had students here in tears because there's uncertainty, they don't know what's going to happen", said Miguel Vega.
Around 1 p.m., an update was issued noting the company had "removed the precautionary shelter. for its corporate campus and surrounding community, except for those within a half-mile radius of the intersection of John B. The television news station noted that the explosion took place on the same date as an explosion at the site in 1960 that resulted in the death of 16 workers.
The Chicago Police Department says it is aware of the reports of a Stephen Paddock booking a room at the hotel, and the department has been in communication with federal agencies. According to one media source, Danley is believed to be Australian and was described as a roommate of girlfriend of Paddock's. "A little more than two weeks ago Stephen told me he had found a cheap ticket for me to the Philippines and that he wanted me to take a trip home to see my family", Danley said in ...
It forbids local and state law enforcement officers from carrying out practices such as asking about someone's immigration status, handing a person over to federal immigration authorities if there's no warrant or establishment of probable cause and disclosing personal information about someone if it isn't already public information.
Prasad also acknowledged that the team was cordial and was "just doing its job" but did not mince any words about the NDA government which he said was trying to "frame" him and his family in "false cases" out of political vendetta. The fresh case of corruption was registered against them in July last. Yadav added he will uproot communalism even if he is executed. "I have told the CBI that I will be co-operating".
The court decided that there was no need for further investigation, especially regarding the "conspiracy" angle. She, however, dismissed Zakia's larger conspiracy theory by pointing out that the entire investigation was monitored by the Supreme Court .
The bill includes exceptions for incest, rape, or to save the life of the pregnant woman. President Donald Trump said he would sign the measure if it reached his desk. All these symbolic votes on anti-abortion legislation are symbolic so long as there are more than 40 pro-choice senators. "Today's legislation also comes at a time when New Mexico itself has been struggling to uphold the law since an investigation by the U.S.
A statement from the LAPD revealed that several off-duty officers traveled to Las Vegas for the festival. After a heartfelt tweet about the Las Vegas massacre, Taylor Swift continues to the class act she always has been. Stephen Paddock , 64, conducted the deadliest mass shooting in USA history when he shot and killed at least 59 people and injured 527 more from his 32nd-floor Mandalay Bay hotel room on Sunday evening.
Both Iran and Turkey opposed the referendum, which overwhelmingly passed last week, and have sent troops to their borders with the Iraqi Kurdish region. But Kurdish leaders have said they will use it to press for negotiations on eventually forming their own state. In a televised broadcast Saturday Erdogan claimed that Turkey had been saddened to see some Iraqi Kurds celebrating the independence referendum with Israeli flags.
The suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania alleges the company has "engaged in practices that have harmed countless student loan borrowers by... We comply with the rules that govern the student loan program as set by Congress and the U.S. Department of Education, and there are no allegations that we have violated these rules.
In the wake of the deadly Las Vegas shooting, three House Republicans sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) urging the agency to reevaluate the legality of bump stocks or devices used to increase the discharge rate of a firearm.
In just 10 or so minutes, 59 people were killed and almost 500 people injured when Paddock, 64, strafed an outdoor concert with gunfire on Sunday night from his 32nd-floor suite of the Mandalay Bay casino on the Las Vegas Strip . "I knew Stephen Paddock as a kind, caring, quiet man ", Marilou Danley said in a statement read by her attorney Matthew Lombard. "He sent her away so that he can plan what he is planning without interruptions".
The suspect, who was a disgruntled former employee of the construction company, was later found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a law enforcement source. The police believe the gunman had worked at the site and shot his former supervisor. Officers who arrived at the building discovered a man who had been shot in the head, the police said.
On Oct. 10, Trump will reportedly speak on his plans for a new strategy in dealing with Iran. Reuters reported , citing an unnamed senior administration official, that Trump's announcement will be part of his rollout of the White House's broader strategy for Iran.
The top Republican in the House says he's open to considering a possible ban on "bump stocks", the device the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons . Even the National Rifle Association is calling for beefed-up regulations on bump stocks. Fifty-eight people were killed and hundreds were shot or injured in the stampede to escape.
Statewide, almost 25 percent of schools improved one or more letter grades, with close to 6 percent improving their letter grade to an A. Overall, 62 percent of schools received an A or B. Charter school Gary Middle College and Calumet Christian School in Griffith are also appealing their grades. "It truly is a team effort", said principal Cinda Taylor.
They promise this tax "reform" measure will put the economy in overdrive, driving economic growth to the 3 percent range, and adding a surge of new tax revenues that would help bring the budget toward balance. "This is, like Yogi Berra said, deja vu all over again". "Now they're using their tax cut plan - and they public about they're tax cuts for the rich - and they're sneaking in cuts to Medicaid and Medicare".
They receive a fraction of their salaries, while as much as 70 percent is taken directly by Kim's government . Revenue brought by tens of thousands of the country's workers worldwide is estimated at anywhere from $200 million to $500 million a year.
The failed deal prompted a United Nations investigation and a series of USA complaints over Egypt's sanction-defying attempts to purchase North Korean weaponry , just one link in the chain of a global arms trade that the report describes as a "vital financial lifeline" for the country's leader, Kim Jong Un.
The president's tweet comes one day after leaders of the committee announced that their findings confirm the conclusions of the USA intelligence community that Russia tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election and warned that Russian operatives may try to continue to interfere in future elections, including the midterms next year and the 2020 presidential election.
Sanchez, 48, told C-SPAN that the leaders do a "tremendous job", but too many younger lawmakers "don't always get the opportunities that they should, and I would like to see that change". Steny Hoyer and Jim Clyburn. Meanwhile, Hoyer stated that he remained committed to his leadership role but that he agreed "with [Sanchez] that we have talented leaders throughout our Caucus".
The Briton had a three-race win streak snapped by Red Bull's Max Verstappen last weekend but still finished second, extending his championship lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to 34 points with five races left. "It was just a very unusual incident.Obviously the race wasn't going on so it wasn't intentional for either of us", said the eighth-placed finisher. Although it's another early start for F1 fans looking to tune into the Suzuka race.