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Global Media Steven Mnuchin's Flights May Have Cost $800000. But They're Legal
Author: 0 Steven Mnuchin's Flights May Have Cost $800000. But They're Legal

On a trip to visit his wife's gold mines in Fort Knox, Linton shared a photograph with military plane y traveled on Instagram. Mnuchin's use of a plane at taxpayer expense to travel to Kentucky in August with his wife to view the solar eclipse and speak to business leaders prompted an outcry from Democratic party lawmakers and spurred the Treasury's watchdog agency to examine whether it violated travel or ethics policies.

Global Media Trump admin to reverse birth control mandate
Author: 0 Trump admin to reverse birth control mandate

The Trump administration is expected to roll back the regulations that make it mandatory for employer-provided insurance plans to cover birth control at no cost. Federal health officials on Friday formalized a rule that would permit any employer with religious objections to birth control to omit coverage for contraception from their workers' plans.

Global Media Death toll in Pak shrine attack rises to 20
Author: 0 Death toll in Pak shrine attack rises to 20

In February, a suicide bomber killed more than 80 people and injured over 250 in an attack targeting the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan, Sindh. Acting Governor Balochistan Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani and Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri have also condemned the blast. The death toll in the suicide attack at a prominent Shia shrine in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province has risen to 22, officials said on Friday.

Global Media In shift, South Korea and United States to push forward on trade talks
Author: 0 In shift, South Korea and United States to push forward on trade talks

Kim instead proposed a joint study with Washington to evaluate the impact of the five-year-old bilateral trade deal and the cause of the United States trade deficit. But he also noted the threats of withdrawal were real, not a "bluff". "They told me they think the circumstances have changed" ... The assessment showed the agreement's benefits to both countries in terms of expanded trade, investment and market share, and indicated a clear correlation between tariff elimination and increases in ...

Global Media How much does Puerto Rico Matter to the US?
Author: 0 How much does Puerto Rico Matter to the US?

Just as with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, this Administration will continue to offer support and resources in the wake of this natural disaster. Black Hills FOX Reporter Katrina Lim introduces us to one local woman who flew to these islands to help with relief efforts.

Global Media Vegas shooter's girlfriend says had no idea Paddock was 'planning violence'
Author: 0 Vegas shooter's girlfriend says had no idea Paddock was 'planning violence'

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock tried to buy tracer ammunition at a gun show in the Phoenix area in recent weeks, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation tells CNN . They have not said whether or not there is any connection between the wire transfer and Danley. Employees at the auto dealership told CBS that Paddock was an "educated consumer" and Danley was "extremely complimentary" of her boyfriend, adding that he had "saved her" from an abusive relationship with her ...

Global Media Michael Moore: It's Time To Repeal The 'Ancient And Outdated 2nd Amendment'
Author: 0 Michael Moore: It's Time To Repeal The 'Ancient And Outdated 2nd Amendment'

He made a good point in this tweet promoting the piece. Stricter rules for guns - extensive background checks, better licenses, longer waiting periods, curbs on gun shows and more - will lead to less gun violence. As my co-workers and I kept looking at the data, it seemed less and less clear that one broad gun-control restriction could make a big difference. Think the United States has a unique problem with mass shootings because guns are so readily available? That overused myth from the ...

Global Media Weapons cache found at Las Vegas shooter's home
Author: 0 Weapons cache found at Las Vegas shooter's home

If media Interviews with Ms Danley's family members are any indication the 62-year-old grandmother will tell Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at LA's headquarters she was not aware of Paddock's shocking plan. "She said he would lie in bed, just moaning and screaming, 'Oh, my God, '" one of the former officials said. NBC News reported Paddock had wired $100,000 to the Philippines the week before the shooting .

Global Media United Nations braces for more Rohingya to flee, seeks access to Rakhine, Myanmar
Author: 0 United Nations braces for more Rohingya to flee, seeks access to Rakhine, Myanmar

Senior advocate Fali S Nariman, appearing for the petitioner Rohingya refugees, opposed the government stand and said the petition under Article 32 was maintainable as the Constitution guaranteed individual rights. Aid agencies have warned of a malnutrition crisis with about 281,000 people in Bangladesh in urgent need of food, including 145,000 children under five and more than 50,000 pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Global Media Pumpkin Spice Air Freshener Prompts Evacuation of Md. School
Author: 0 Pumpkin Spice Air Freshener Prompts Evacuation of Md. School

The school's principal evacuated the building and the fire department was called. Baltimore Fire Chief Roman Clark told the TV station that all hazardous materials tests were negative, and the scene was deemed safe. Two students and three adults to the hospital for stomach pains, according to the newspaper. "It's always best to take precaution, call 911, let us - we are the experts - come in and make sure that everything is safe, so we have no problem with them making this call".

Global Media Some Republicans open to banning
Author: 0 Some Republicans open to banning "bump stocks" after Las Vegas shooting

IN legislators were quick to respond to the NRA's announcement, many of whom provided statements to CBS4. "We have expectation of hearings and or efforts to gar information about this, and we want to be part of that discussion". " Fully automatic weapons have been banned for a long time ", Ryan said when asked by MSNBC about his stance on the devices. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida) said Thursday he plans to introduce a piece of bipartisan legislation to ban the bump stocks.

Global Media Kachikwu in Closed-Door Meeting With President Buhari
Author: 0 Kachikwu in Closed-Door Meeting With President Buhari

The statement also referred to allegations that Duke Oil had received favourable treatment that gave it an advantage over competitors. Duke Oil lacks the requisite credentials to trade internationally; it therefore makes Duke Oil a giant commissioned agent only.

Author: 0 Five Killed in IAF Chopper Crash in Arunachal Pradesh

India is trying to modernize its airforce with new planes and helicopters but the procurement process has been slow. "We are making concerted efforts to minimise accidents and preserve our assets", Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa had said on Thursday, referring to a string of crashes of IAF choppers and military jets in recent years.

Global Media Amit Shah brings political murders to the fore in Kerala rally
Author: 0 Amit Shah brings political murders to the fore in Kerala rally

Kummanem Rajasekheran, the BJP state President, explained Shah's absence by saying that he himself could take the fight into Vijayan's camp at Pinarayi and that Shah's presence was not required. Earlier, leaving the BJP's ambitious Jan Raksha Yatra mid-way in Kerala, the party president Amit Shah returned back to Delhi on Tuesday. Since many individuals have fled the state to join the terrorist group IS, while a few converted to Islam.

Global Media 'Police forced us to strip' allege protesting farmers in Madhya Pradesh
Author: 0 'Police forced us to strip' allege protesting farmers in Madhya Pradesh

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. Amol Singh Ghosh, a marginal farmer who feeds a joint family of eleven, said, "What proof do they need?" Although the Maharashtra government did not specify the number of deaths, eminent farm activist from Vidarbha, Kishor Tiwari, and the Shiv Sena have said the ...

Global Media US Republican senator seeks probe of gun devices at Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 US Republican senator seeks probe of gun devices at Las Vegas shooting

The devices muffle the noise of gunshots rather than mute it. The House Natural Resources Committee approved the bill this month and took several steps to fast-track the legislation, including requesting a rushed analysis from the Congressional Budget Office and asking other committees to waive their jurisdiction, Democrats on the committee say.

Global Media US Republican senator seeks probe of gun devices at Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 US Republican senator seeks probe of gun devices at Las Vegas shooting

The devices muffle the noise of gunshots rather than mute it. The House Natural Resources Committee approved the bill this month and took several steps to fast-track the legislation, including requesting a rushed analysis from the Congressional Budget Office and asking other committees to waive their jurisdiction, Democrats on the committee say.

Global Media Congress gets back to business by setting gun control talk aside
Author: 0 Congress gets back to business by setting gun control talk aside

The problem is that dispassionate analysis of gun-safety laws, no matter how long delayed, never penetrates the panic room in which politicians hide out from their responsibilities. Most Republicans have always been loathe to embrace gun control legislation, arguing that it's a violation of the Second Amendment that guarantees Americans a right to own guns.

Global Media 'We're Not Going To Talk About That'
Author: 0 'We're Not Going To Talk About That'

And to the city and those affected by the tragedy, the president's message was simple: "We're with you 100 percent". Trump announced the trip to Las Vegas during his speech on Monday , hours after the shooting. Police said that when they entered Paddock's room, he was already dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. "We won't talk about that", said Trump, who is against gun control laws.

Global Media Iran Nuclear Deal Architects Seen Among Favorites For Nobel Peace Prize
Author: 0 Iran Nuclear Deal Architects Seen Among Favorites For Nobel Peace Prize

From its offices in the buildings of the World Council of Churches in Geneva, ICAN works with 468 non-governmental organisations across 101 countries, including rights, development, environmental and peace groups. It is a response to the ever-deepening concern of the global community that any use of nuclear weapons would inflict catastrophic, widespread and long-lasting harm on people and our living planet.

Global Media Guard burns six small kids to death in Brazil horror
Author: 0 Guard burns six small kids to death in Brazil horror

Around 50 people were injured in the incident where they were admitted to the local hospital. Damiao was present at the day care outside of his working hours and said to carry a pink backpack containing flammable liquid, possibly alcohol or gasoline, which he used to set fire to the victims and himself.

Author: 0 Shooter May Have Considered Other Targets In Chicago And Las Vegas

The gunman responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history meticulously planned the event and spent decades acquiring weapons while living a secret life, Las Vegas police say. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Tuesday that Danley is still a person of interest in the investigation. Ms Danley is believed to have been in the Philippines when the shooting occurred, though some media is reporting she was in Japan.

Author: 0 The shooter from Las Vegas wanted to flee after the massacre

It is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. "I know that she don't know anything as well, like us", one sister said through tears. More than 20,000 country music fans scampered for cover Sunday night (Monday, PHT), as 64-year-old Paddock unleashed a hailstorm of bullets on them from the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Global Media House Democrats pushing gun control after Las Vegas mass shooting
Author: 0 House Democrats pushing gun control after Las Vegas mass shooting

None of this is to support the GOP's opposition to gun control, by the way-I'm much of less of a Second Amendment absolutist than many on the right. "We have no willingness by Congress to do anything in the face of these horrific gun crimes, crimes happening over and over again". In other words, defenders of the Second Amendment must put our politics aside to follow her politics.

Global Media Ready to hold central and state elections in September 2018: EC
Author: 0 Ready to hold central and state elections in September 2018: EC

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.

Global Media How did the Las Vegas shooter get his rapid fire rifle?
Author: 0 How did the Las Vegas shooter get his rapid fire rifle?

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.

Global Media Dozens killed in traffic accident near Russia's capital
Author: 0 Dozens killed in traffic accident near Russia's capital

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 .

Global Media Chinese still constructing Doklam road
Author: 0 Chinese still constructing Doklam road

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.

Global Media Sasikala released on parole from Parapanna Agrahara jail
Author: 0 Sasikala released on parole from Parapanna Agrahara jail

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 ...

Global Media United Methodist bishops call for a 'Clean Dream Act'
Author: 0 United Methodist bishops call for a 'Clean Dream Act'

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.

Global Media Democrats want Ivanka Trump's security clearance revoked
Author: 0 Democrats want Ivanka Trump's security clearance revoked

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.

Global Media Las Vegas Gunman Had Devices That Lets Guns Fire Like Automatic
Author: 0 Las Vegas Gunman Had Devices That Lets Guns Fire Like Automatic

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".

Global Media NRA backs bump stock regulation; White House 'open' to it
Author: 0 NRA backs bump stock regulation; White House 'open' to it

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 .

Author: 0 The NRA's Statement on Las Vegas Shooting Condemns Calls For Gun Control

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.

Global Media Prakash Raj booked over controversial remarks against PM Narendra Modi
Author: 0 Prakash Raj booked over controversial remarks against PM Narendra Modi

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".

Global Media Palestinian PM leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit
Author: 0 Palestinian PM leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit

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 ...

Global Media Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'
Author: 0 Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'

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.

Global Media What Is a Bump Fire Stock?
Author: 0 What Is a Bump Fire Stock?

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 .

Global Media President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas
Author: 0 President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas

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".

Global Media Gun 'bump stocks' draw concern from GOP lawmakers and NRA
Author: 0 Gun 'bump stocks' draw concern from GOP lawmakers and NRA

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.

Global Media White House chief of staff's personal cellphone compromised
Author: 0 White House chief of staff's personal cellphone compromised

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.

Global Media Raj Thackeray Gives 15-Day Ultimatum to Authorities to Improve Rail Infrastructure
Author: 0 Raj Thackeray Gives 15-Day Ultimatum to Authorities to Improve Rail Infrastructure

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.

Global Media Gujarat Moves To Lower VAT On Petrol, Diesel
Author: 0 Gujarat Moves To Lower VAT On Petrol, Diesel

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".

Author: 0 Vatican Finance Chief George Pell Faces March Hearing Over Sex-Abuse Charges

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.

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