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by | October 04, 2017 | 07:58

US flags on the grounds of the Washington Monument are lowered to half-staff, on October 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Gov. Rick Snyder called for the MI and USA flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of the victims on the Las Vegas shooting tragedy.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:45

Meanwhile, that low pressure trough now over Cuba and near the northwestern Bahamas, has only a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical system through Sunday. Questions arise thereafter as once a storm gets in the Gulf, it has to make landfall somewhere. Reports from land stations along the southeastern Florida coast, in the northwestern Bahamas, and from nearby ships, indicate that wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour have been occurring in some of the heavier showers.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:29

In addition, neighbouring countries such as Turkey , Iran and Syria see that such a step would threaten their territorial integrity, as larger populations of Kurds live in those countries. Official results showed 92.73 percent of voters backed the secession. What value does that have? Gen. Akar is also expected to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during his visit Monday, which comes days before Turkish President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travels to Tehrani.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:25

The speculation that the shooter may have used fully automatic weapons set off frenzied demands that the government do something to ban these weapons and charges that the so-called gun lobby was responsible for making machine guns legal and easy to buy.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:09

The president flew to Puerto Rico to see the damage from Hurricane Maria up close, just days after a spat with the mayor of San Juan over the speed of the recovery effort. The criticism did not go down well with Trump, who hit back by saying Cruz had been influenced by Democrats to be "nasty" to him. Still, as critics have noted, a golf trophy won't do much to bring back Puerto Rico's power grid, and Trump's speech was met with a heckle.

by | October 04, 2017 | 06:34

During testimony on Tuesday, prosecutors introduced jihadist literature the government claims Rahimi accessed before planting bombs last September, including issues of al-Qaida's online "Inspire" magazine with articles such as "How to Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom".

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:46

According to his lawyer, Passmore Nyakureba of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), Nyangani is being charged for the criminal defamation under the Criminal (Codification and Reform) Act. The Committee to Protect Journalists has since issued a statement calling on the Zimbabwean authorities to immediately release the journalist and drop all charges against him.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:38

The restrictions are part of a 2015 law that requires doctors who provide the abortion pill to maintain a contract with another physician who has admitting privileges at a hospital and agrees to handle any complications. After U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs blocked those requirements in Missouri, Planned Parenthood sought licenses to provide services in Kansas City, Joplin, Springfield and Columbia.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:26

The Iranian commander added, "The nuclear deal might be your only option, but it is no option for us at all". Trump must notify Congress every 90 days whether Iran is abiding by the accord and whether the lifting of sanctions against Tehran is in the U.S.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:26

Singer Ariana Grande , whose concert in Manchester was interrupted by a suicide bomber in May, has pleaded for gun control following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert. The tragedy killed at least 58 people and has left more than 500 others injured after the Route 91 Harvest country music festival was targeted by terrorists, making it the "deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history", according to CNN .

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:17

The independence poll and the two sides' cooperation on Syria were among major topics of Akar's discussions with his Iranian counterpart, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, ISNA reported. Iran and Turkey , alongside Russian Federation, have held months of discussions hosted by Kazakhstan under a trilateral mechanism they initiated to bring together the warring sides in Syria and negotiate a political solution to over six years of civil war in the conflict-ridden Arab country.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:14

He is accused of killing Kim Wall , whose headless body was found floating in waters near Copenhagen, Denmark on 21 August . A police prosecutor on Tuesday said officers found images "which we presume to be real" of women being strangled and decapitated on the hard drive on Peter Madsen's computer in a laboratory he ran.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:31

But Nadal , with the Beijing crowd backing him, was helped massively when the 23-year-old netted a simple forehand on his first match point, before the 16-time Grand Slam champion fought back to take it 8-6. He did that in style to grab the opener by 6-4 after 40 minutes, outplaying Nadal from the baseline with deep aggressive strokes. Despite the slip, the world No.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:10

Jafar Iqbal, who headed a five-member election body, said Sharif had been elected party president unopposed by the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz's (PML-N) central executive committee. The resolution further said that following the footsteps of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had effectively raised the Kashmir issue in the United Nations' General Assembly for which the cabinet expressed gratitude to him.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:03

He told CNBC that while a national change in gun laws appears unlikely, the Las Vegas attack may spark state legislation. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said officers searching the house in Mesquite, Nevada recovered "in excess of 18 additional firearms, some explosives and several thousand rounds of ammo, along with some electronic devices we're evaluating at this point".

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:03

Wildcard Sharapova beat world number 33 Makarova 6-4 4-6 6-1, before second seed Halep led Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2 2-1 when the Slovak retired ill. Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep will contest a rematch of their dramatic US Open encounter in the third round of the China Open.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:59

Law enforcement officers both on and off duty were among the hundreds of victims of the shooting Sunday night on the Las Vegas Strip that killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 500. Several more Southern California residents were injured in Sunday night's shooting, including almost a dozen Southland law enforcement and fire department personnel.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:56

He said police were aware of "some other individuals that were engaged in those transactions", including at least one in Arizona. His father, Benjamin "Bingo Bruce" Paddock, was a bank robber who was once posted on the FBI's Most Wanted List.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:39

After a gunman opened fire on an outdoor concert crowd in Las Vegas Sunday night, Novato resident Vinnie Etcheber told his wife and their two friends to run, while he stayed behind attending to wounded victims. Vinnie Etcheber had been trying to search the local hospitals overnight, but has been relegated to the Las Vegas police command center to wait for word.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:21

In the wake of the attack, Hilary Clinton tweeted: "The crowd fled at the sound of gunshots". The first would make it easier to purchase gun silencers, which advocates say will prevent hearing loss by law-abiding gun owners. LifeZette Editor-in-Chief Laura Ingraham said that she found 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's "idiotic" comments about the Las Vegas massacre "despicable" in a way that demonstrated a profound "level of ignorance", during an interview Tuesday ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:07

But in a round of TV interviews, the Prime Minister insisted she still had the authority to push through her agenda. "We are not the lion". However, in an interview with The Times newspaper, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said that "over optimism" about Britain's future outside the European Union "sells people short" and called for "serious people" to take charge of Brexit .

by | October 04, 2017 | 02:04

All the while, the unemployment rate rose past 12% and the poverty rate hit 45%. The damages from Hurricane Maria's lashes could cost anywhere between $45 billion to $95 billion, CNN reported Thursday. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says Trump should stop wasting time attacking Puerto Rico officials who are seeking hurricane relief and "roll up his sleeves and get to work".

by | October 04, 2017 | 01:41

But energy giant Ineos said Scotland would miss out on investment and jobs due to the decision. Over 60,000 people responded to the consultation, the second largest response to any consultation in Scotland, and 99 percent were in favour of a ban.

by | October 04, 2017 | 01:40

Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy has said the government has got "some clues" on the killers and knows who is behind it, but is waiting to gather more concrete evidence. The Karnataka government had also announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who would provide clues to the killing. According to the CCTV footage, the murderer seems to be a middle-aged man of 34 - 38 years of age.

by | October 04, 2017 | 01:21

If they get access to AIIMS and get treated well, they will want to come here frequently. Union minister J P Nadda today listed out the initiatives taken by the Centre for the upliftment of Himachal Pradesh and asked the people to vote out the "corrupt" Congress-led government in the state.