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Al Nusra leader in critical condition following airstrike, says Russian ministry


Russian Federation had targeted Abu Mohamad al-Golani in an intelligence-led special operation while he was meeting his field commanders, the Defence Ministry said in a statement. Since 2017, it is a predominant part of a coalition of militant factions called Hayat Tahrir al-Sham. The defence ministry spokesman said the strike was the result of a special operation to avenge an attack on Russian military police in the so-called Idlib de-escalation zone on September 18. Read More »

Spain Rules Out Mediation With Catalonia


Deploying blunderbuss vocabulary, the king accused the Barcelona leadership of deliberately dividing Catalan society and threatening the national integrity of Spain. Catalan officials say 90% of those who voted in a disputed referendum on Sunday backed independence. Philip VI has begun his message concerning moments of gravity in democratic life, in clear reference to " pretension of Generalitat that it is proclaimed, illegally, independence of Catalonia". Read More »

After Las Vegas, Democrats seething over gun control inaction in Congress

I am not saying to get rid of the Second Amendment (most people who want gun legislation are not), but I am saying that the founding fathers could not have imagined the weapons of today. At the hospital, Trump said that this was his message to the patients that he met: "We're with you 100 per cent". He said it was incredible that police had been able to locate the shooter in 11 minutes, saying that an active shooter situation like that could have gone on for hours. Read More »

ISIS OBLITERATED: Iraq retakes jihadis' last stronghold as 'final assault' begins


Have you read Trendiee Today? The Iraqi Army has been engaged in a sustained offensive against the self-styled Caliphate this year, recapturing the country's second largest city Mosul in July after a nine-month battle. "They are advancing and the goal is to take seven neighbourhoods of Hawija and 12 vital objectives", he said, without providing more details. The recapture leaves just one area of the country still under the control by the depraved militant group, which is a stretch of ... Read More »

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected SP national chief


At a press conference ahead of his re-elected as Samajwadi Party president, Akhilesh Yadav said the party's alliance with the Congress will continue. But, he didn't attend the national convention. The SP has witnessed a bitter feud between Akhilesh and Shivpal and this infighting adversely affected the party during the UP Assembly polls earlier this year. Read More »

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'


Gov. Rick Snyder of MI responds to deadly Las Vegas shooting. At the hospital and in meetings with first responders and volunteers, Trump sought to keep the focus on the loss of loved ones and the heroism of ordinary people who tended to victims and kept the death toll down. Read More »

Ex-Presidents to Attend Texas Concert for Hurricane Relief


The spark for the idea came after Hurricane Harvey smothered southeast Texas with a deluge of rain, leading to what's been called near-Biblical flooding. Funds collected through concert ticket sales will all be donated to victims of the storms and distributed from a number of charities. Asked if Lovett and Keen - both Aggie graduates - were on board immediately, McGrath confirmed they were "definitely in on the ground floor - there from the get-go". Read More »

Senate committee focuses on Facebook in Russian Federation probe


Burr and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) said their panel has interviewed more than 100 witnesses, including Manafort and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, and reviewed more than 100,000 pages of documents in the past nine months. "We feel very confident that the ICA's accuracy is going to be supported by our committee", Burr said. Burr said he did not have a timeline on when the investigation will conclude, though he said somewhat wistfully that his "aspirational goal" was still to end by ... Read More »

Why Did Paddock Wire $100K to Philippines?


Paddock had wired tens of thousands of dollars to someone in the Philippines over the past few months, law enforcement sources told ABC News . She was there during the shooting late Sunday night as Paddock fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino at the crowd attending a country music festival. Read More »

Why gun sales rise after mass shootings


A gunman identified as Stephen Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, aiming into a tightly packed crowd of thousands of people who were watching a country music festival, the police said. rallied by more than 4%. Trump's candidacy was endorsed by the National Rifle Association, and he has declared himself a "true friend and champion" of gun owners. Read More »

Ex-deputy, suspected in armed carjacking in Plainfield, now sought in Earlville


Earlier Wednesday authorities found the red Hyundai Santa Fe police say Ambler carjacked Wednesday morning near Plainfield. Ambler has been on the run after violating his bond for home invasion and kidnapping charges. He grabbed the girl, who was baby-sitting, pushed her head into a couch then dragged her through the house, pushing her down the outside steps. A auto pulled up and Ambler to take off. Read More »

RCom seeks withdrawal of Aircel merger plea


Reliance Communications today said it has filed an application with the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for withdrawal of the scheme of demerger of its tower business. Furthermore, as a effect, the application for the withdrawal of the cheme of the demerger of the tower business under RITL has also been concurrently filed as on 3 October 2017. Read More »

Egypt caught trying to buy weapons from North Korea

The U.N. has declined to level that accusation formally, instead allowing the Egyptian government to destroy the weapons and shut down the unidentified company that was to receive them, thus preserving a bit of deniability. The Post described that market as "a kind of global eBay for vintage and refurbished Cold War-era weapons, often at prices far lower than the prevailing rates". Read More »

'She Was So Bubbly': Manhattan Beach PD Employee Mourned After Vegas Shooting


Sandy Casey , a special education teacher who grew up in Dorset, Vermont, was among the at least 59 people killed in a mass shooting on Sunday night in Las Vegas. "She has had a colossal effect in the lives of her understudies and their families, a large number of whom worked with her over various years". The holder of a black belt in Taekwondo, Irvine was attending the concert with some girlfriends. Read More »

Sheriff: Las Vegas Shooter Paddock May Have Been 'RADICALIZED'


You might have questions like, how was the man responsible for the incident able to have a gun to do this? "Tonight has been beyond horrific", Aldean wrote alongside a photo of the Las Vegas Strip that read "Pray for Las Vegas ". On the campaign trail previous year, President Trump aligned himself with gun rights advocates who consider the US Constitution's Second Amendment right to bear arms sacrosanct. Read More »

Based Mercy Corps arrives in Puerto Rico


Since there is very little electric in Puerto Rico, communication is hard at best, so old-fashioned radio transmissions are one of the few ways to get in contact with people. Hardy said that half of Puerto Ricans don't have water. Joining Quintana were Newark Councilman Carlos M. Gonzalez and Mayor Wilda Diaz of Perth Amboy. Read More »

Trump's wavering state on DACA hurts young Dreamers


In addition to the administration officials, also testifying Tuesday were Denisse Rojas Marquez, an illegal immigrant Dreamer now protected by DACA , and Bill Hartzell, whose grandmother-in-law was slain by an 18-year-old illegal immigrant in Nebraska in 2013. Read More »

President Trump's cringe-worthy paper towel throwing gesture to Puerto Ricans


White House budget director Mick Mulvaney walked back President Trump's comment to "wipe out" Puerto Rico's billions of dollars in debt in the aftermath of a hurricane that has devastated the USA territory. "We have delivered food and water, and it hasn't gotten to some people", he said . "There's only one goal and it's saving lives", Cruz said Sunday on ABC's This Week, when asked about Trump's comments about her. Read More »

Three US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger


The wounded Green Berets were reportedly in "stable condition" and evacuated to Niamey, the country's capital, where they will then be transported to Germany. forces had come under attack on Wednesday, but did not confirm any U.S. casualties. The U.S. Africa Command has hundreds of soldiers deployed across the region, including at an air facility in Agadez, and offers training and support to Niger's army in aspects such as intelligence gathering and surveillance. Read More »

Fleeing theft suspect crashes, killing toddler son


Kuhn to attempt to get away from a misdemeanor retail theft by covering his license plate with his sweatshirt than it was to properly secure his 2-year-old son in his auto seat before fleeing at a high rate of speed", said Bob James of the Bucks Co. Read More »

Mattis Says If Iran Complies With Nuclear Deal, US Should Remain


Worldwide inspectors and Trump officials like Dunford say that Iran is meeting its technical obligations. It is. But best U.S. option at this point given regional & global realities, ' Richard Hass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote on his Twitter page on Tuesday, October 3, following the remarks by U.S. Read More »

San Juan Mayor, Yulin accepts Trump's invitation to meet in Puerto Rico


Having spent time in San Juan , Puerto Rico , and traveled around the island, I can understand why the island has suffered terribly in the wake of hurricane Maria. Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz described his televised meeting with officials as a "PR, 17-minute meeting". Reid asked about Trump's encounter with Cruz after the two had a Twitter feud over the weekend, which escalated already heightened political tensions between the two. Read More »

Marcia Coyle on Roberts, Kennedy and Gerrymandering


When they were asked to take up the case last June, Wisconsin asked them to put on hold the lower court opinion that went against the state. "You paint a very dire picture about gerrymandering and its effects", Alito said, "but I was struck by something in the seminal article by your expert, Mr. Read More »

Sarah Sanders gets emotional about Las Vegas but dismisses gun control talk

This year, there have been 2,877. Sanders on Monday deflected questions about gun control in the wake of the Las Vegas Massacre by pointing to Chicago as an example of how restrictions on guns do not work. It's very easy for Mrs. Clinton to criticize and to come out, but I think we need to remember the only person with blood on their hands is that of the shooter". Read More »