by | October 05, 2017 | 16:05

On the economic front, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said that the total value of retail sales in Australia was down a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent on month in August, coming in at A$25.883 billion. The Nasdaq is up 1,148.60 points, or 21.3 percent. Britain's FTSE 100 was down 0.1 percent at 7,463. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is down 2.37 points or 0.01 percent to 20,624.29, after rising to a high of 20,667.47 in early trades.

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:45

Amid a controversy and allegations that a poor labourer was made an organ donor to a VIP patient, Gleneagles issued a clarification on Wednesday evening and said that Karthik's family was "counselled regarding organ donation and they provided their consent to donate his organs (liver, heart, lungs and kidneys)".

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:42

The EU's executive arm claimed in a 130-page document Irish tax authorities have been "inconsistent" in their treatment of Apple and other companies, as The Wall Street Journal and other outlets reported . "Over time, both the worldwide and the Luxembourg legal frameworks have substantially evolved", they said. Amazon is in cahoots with Luxembourg, according to the European Union , which fined the company 250 million euros (almost $300 million) for illegal tax benefits on Wednesday.

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:36

The allegation was made by a United Kingdom resident in August 2015 and an interview was carried out by Thames Valley Police. Mr Seligman has called for a judge-led inquiry into Wiltshire Police's investigation, for the evidence to be examined and independent findings to then be made public.

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:33

Prabhas and Anushka Shetty identified as the Bahubali pair and the pair is also very popular Jodi of the T-Town. Both are considered as a hit pair in the film industry and after the success of Mirchi and Baahubali , the attention on the pair increased.

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:31

Police spoke of how Stephen Paddock carefully planned his actions before he opened fire on concertgoers at a progressively rapid rate through windows on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. Danley's sisters in Australia said in a TV interview that they believe Paddock sent her away so she wouldn't interfere with his murderous plans.

by | October 05, 2017 | 13:56

In the wake of Sunday night's Las Vegas shooting , the actor laid bare how the country's gun control laws (or lack thereof) have continued to stay the same regardless of how many shootings have occurred. But the message that I have is we have a great country, and we are there for you. Police are still trying to find out why Stephen Paddock , 64, opened fire on an open-air concert from the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay Hotel.

by | October 05, 2017 | 12:25

Andrew McCabe, FBI Deputy Director, says, "This individual and this attack didn't leave the sort of immediately accessible thumbprints that you find on some mass casualty attacks", but last night may have brought them a step closer . Trump has a long personal connection to Las Vegas - a city where his name is written in huge golden letters atop his hotel. As investigators tried to establish Paddock's motive, details started to emerge about the heroism of his victims as hospital staff ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 12:21

Russian Federation says it has critically injured Abu Mohammad al-Julani, one of the leaders of Tahrir al-Sham, in an air strike in Syria. Jabhat al-Nusra, or Al-Nusra Front, was the name of a militant group that was described as Al-Qaeda's branch in Syria.

by | October 05, 2017 | 12:23

Spain's conservative government has said it will respond with "all necessary measures" to counter Catalan defiance, and is holding talks with opposition leaders to forge a consensus over what to do in response. On Wednesday, in a televised address , Puigdemont renewed his call for worldwide mediation but said the results of the referendum would have to be applied.

by | October 05, 2017 | 11:39

Authorities are still puzzled over what motivated 64-year-old retiree Stephen Paddock , who had no criminal record, to bring 23 guns to a high-rise Las Vegas hotel and open fire onto an outdoor concert nearby. "It's not uncommon for a $20,000 or $30,000 machine gun to be sold for that or more ", said Alan Anderson, Southeastern Gun Supply. Ryan said nothing about proposals to tighten gun laws as Democrats have been demanding such as closing the gun show loophole , barring people on ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 11:26

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Tuesday announced a two-week 'padyatra' , against the Communist Party of India (Marxist) targeting his party's workers, in all state capitals from Wednesday. Earlier, the CPM resorted to sarcasm, inviting Adityanath to observe and learn how hospitals in Kerala functioned. The BJP is holding a 15-day yatra against the alleged violence against Sangh Parivar workers in Kerala.

by | October 05, 2017 | 11:21

This was later followed with Akhilesh meeting his father during which Mulayam is believed to have advised him to take older party members along with him. SP spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said in Lucknow that around 15,000 delegates from 25 states were expected to participate in the 10th SP national convention at Targhar maidan in Sadar Bazar area.

by | October 05, 2017 | 11:04

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton dismissed the verdict on Wednesday and will consider the additional requests from Arpaio's defense lawyers to clear him of any other court orders or rulings associated with the case, AZ Central reports.

by | October 05, 2017 | 10:53

The offensive on Hawija was carried out by US-backed Iraqi government troops and Iranian-trained and armed Shiah paramilitary groups known as Popular Mobilisation. Hawija, about 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, is one of just two areas of Iraq still held by IS, along with a stretch of the Euphrates Valley near the Syrian border which is also under attack.

by | October 05, 2017 | 10:37

In a report published on Sunday, the U.S. newspaper reported that the Egyptian military was the undisclosed buyer of $23 million worth of rocket-propelled grenades from North Korea in 2016. Pyongyang has plenty of old but serviceable military hardware to sell-the WaPo article calls North Korea "a kind of global eBay for vintage and refurbished Cold War-era weapons"-and ample experience at smuggling".

by | October 05, 2017 | 10:29

The President was accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump throughout the day and also visited wounded victims in a local hospital. "The doctors, the nurses, all of the people at the hospital have done a job that's indescribable", he said during a visit to the University Medical Center in Las Vegas .

by | October 05, 2017 | 09:32

The Macomb County Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old Misty George and 38-year-old Michael Welch forced a 29-year-old woman who is both mentally and physically handicapped to stay in their shed. At first, the woman was living with the couple and paying rent, police say. "This whole incident spanned over a couple-month period", including the time she was staying in the home, said Macomb County Sheriff's Office Sgt.

by | October 05, 2017 | 09:13

Senator Mark Warner , the committee's top Democrat who is working closely with Burr, said Russian meddling was continuing. He said the panel has conducted more than 100 interviews lasting more than 250 hours in its nine-month-old probe, and "we now have booked for the balance of this month 25 additional interviews".

by | October 05, 2017 | 09:11

But then Hurricane Harvey dumped 50-plus inches of rain on Texas' coastal cities, took more than 75 lives and swallowed thousands of homes, businesses and cars in late August, so having a big party in his honor didn't seem right to the 41st President of the United States.

by | October 05, 2017 | 07:08

Brazilian authorities have arrested a gang that was planning to make the biggest heist in history. The tunnel had been built from a rented house all the way to the bank. Police were probing whether the gang had the assistance of a engineer when building the tunnel. They have also confirmed that all the leaders have been arrested.

by | October 05, 2017 | 07:03

Mattis says more than 3,000 additional US troops are being sent to Afghanistan to reinforce the roughly 8,400 American forces now stationed there. The defense chief also said he would travel to Islamabad soon, but he did not provide details, according to RFE/RL.

by | October 05, 2017 | 06:56

Snyder said Paddock had rigged 12 semi-automatic rifles with devices that allowed the guns to fire like an automatic weapon. "We are now cooperating with the ongoing investigation by local and federal law enforcement in any way we can", Sullivan said.

by | October 05, 2017 | 06:48

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock encouraged his live-in girlfriend, Marilou Danley , to leave the country before his attack that left 58 people dead, her sisters told CNN affiliate Seven Network Australia . An archived newspaper clip from the Arizona Republic detailed the crimes of Patrick Benjamin Paddock, who also went by Benjamin Hoskins Paddock. Ms Danley is now back in the USA and investigators hope she will answer their questions about her partner's massacre of concert-goers on ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 06:45

Gun sales typically rise over concerns that a deadly event could lead to more stringent gun-control legislation. Paul Christopher, head global market strategist at the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, told the BBC that there was a "particularly large" spike in shares following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in 2012.