Saturday, 25 November 2017
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Did Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Use a Fully Automatic Rifle?

perth_map

Neighbors in several states where he owned homes in retirement communities described him as surly, unfriendly and standoffish. "He was a wealthy guy playing video poker. "Steve had no help". He took me camping. Twelve bump fire stocks were found on firearms recovered from Paddock's hotel room, said Jill Snyder, the special agent in charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' San Francisco field office. Read More »

A Look at Price Fluctuation of Genworth Financial Inc (GNW)

perth_map

GNW therefore has a above average level of market risk. Genworth Financial Inc has a 52-week low of $3.12 and a 52-week high of $5.27. It has underperformed by 13.29% the S&P500. About 829,808 shares traded. Its down 2.17% from 4,600 shares previously. It has outperformed by 43.18% the S&P500. World Asset Management Inc boosted its position in Genworth Financial by 2.4% in the first quarter. Read More »

Iraq cuts Kurdistan air links with outside world

perth_map

The KRG has its own department of foreign affairs and has been engaging with foreign governments through the creation of consulates from states such as France , Germany , Iran , Russia, and Turkey in the Kurdish capital of Erbil. But the Iraqi central government in Baghdad is cracking down on Kurdish leaders in a bid to force them to annul that decision. But travel to the Kurdish region will become harder if airports in Arbil and Sulaimaniya are closed to global flights. Read More »

Team: Vegas gunman may have used legal accessory to maximize carnage

perth_map

Of the 91 American mass shootings catalogued by Mother Jones that have occurred since 1982, not one has seen the use of a fully automatic machine gun. While that may not seem like much these days, it remains an added disincentive for purchases of firearms and accessories on the NFA list. He said he would be surprised if he had sold two of them in the past decade, but now he's unable to find any available, even from wholesalers. Read More »

Dem Sen. Compares Vegas Shooting To Newtown, Calls For Immediate Gun Control

perth_map

The unmistakable rapid fire of gun shots raining down on concertgoers in Las Vegas indicated to law enforcement, and firearms experts, that Stephen Paddock's rifle was fully automatic. Police said they're still investigating Paddock's motive. An additional 19 guns were found in Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada. "This is a weapon and a man of mass destruction", said one ATF spokesperson. Read More »

Trump set to visit Maria-hit Puerto Rico

perth_map

The governor's latest comments on the response to the island's post-storm woes came as he announced the state's latest efforts to assist Puerto Rico . He simultaneously implied that the natural disaster that killed 34 people, left millions without power and many without food and water was not a "real catastrophe ". Read More »

Dalit killed for attending Dussera festivities in Gujarat

perth_map

Police said they had received a complaint from the victim's cousin Mr Prakash, who said one of the men demanded to know why they were watching the dance performance. The accused have been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including Section 302 for murder, and under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Read More »

Irish court refers landmark EU-US data transfer case to European Union

perth_map

It added that it was important that the European court "now considers the extensive evidence demonstrating the robust protections in place under standard contractual clauses and United States law before it makes any decision that may endanger the transfer of data across the Atlantic and around the globe". Read More »

The Iranian Nuclear Deal's Sunset Clauses

perth_map

European signatories to the deal have all publicly defended the nuclear agreement, which placed limits on Iran's nuclear program created to prevent Tehran from developing weapons in return for a lifting of global sanctions. The other signatories to the deal - China , France , Russia , the United Kingdom and Germany - have expressed continued support for the nuclear deal. Read More »

Las Vegas gunman's father was on FBI's Most Wanted list

perth_map

Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, the father of Stephen Paddock , the man identified as the gunman who opened fire on a Las Vegas festival on Sunday, was a well-known bank robber and on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list from 1969 to 1977, CNN reported on Monday. Read More »

Nearly 60 per cent of Australians return vote on same-sex marriage

perth_map

The ABS announced last Thursday that it would be releasing the results but said they would not include an indication of how the vote was split between the "yes" and "no" camps. Of those who said they had already mailed their ballot, 64.3 per cent had voted "Yes" compared with 15.5 per cent for "No". 'You haven't voted yes, until you've posted yes. Read More »

Iran, Turkey vow to boost military ties amidst Kurds' independence move

perth_map

Iran and Turkey on Monday said they were stepping up military cooperation, including large-scale war games and counterterrorismoperations, in the wake of Iraqi Kurdistan's historic independence referendum vote. Ankara is becoming increasingly wary of U.S. and Israeli plans in the region, including their covert support for the establishment of independent Kurdish satellites in Syria and Iraq. Read More »

United Nations resolution condemns death penalty for same-sex relations

perth_map

On 29 September 2017, the United States was one of 13 members of the United Nations Human Rights Council to vote against a resolution asking countries in which the death penalty is legal to ensure it is not applied "arbitrarily or in a discriminatory manner" or imposed to punish specific forms of conduct such as apostasy, blasphemy, adultery, and consensual same-sex relations. Read More »

Analysts Set Western Gas Equity Partners LP (WGP) Price Target at $47.60

About 116,727 shares traded. Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned 0.15% of Western Gas Partners, worth $12,564,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. On average, analysts expect that Western Gas Equity Partners will post $1.66 EPS for the current year. 423,654 were reported by Blackrock Incorporated. Read More »

You don't need a permit to buy a gun in Nevada

perth_map

Lorenzo M. Boyd, the Chair of the Crimonology Department at UMES, said , "Last year, in 2016, we've had more mass shootings in this country than we've had days in the year". US President Donald Trump speaks to the media while flanked by First Lady Melania Trump before departing on Marine One from the White House. Almost 12,000 Americans have been killed by guns in 273 mass shootings in 2017 so far - one incident for each day, according to the Gun Violence Archive , a not-for-profit ... Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter's Father Was a Bank Robber Wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

perth_map

In a press conference on Tuesday, Sheriff Lombardo confirmed that Danley is a person of interest. "The people are hurting and they want to lash out and they are lashing out at the wrong family, wrong people", Geary's daughter said. Given that law enforcement officials have yet to establish a motive for Paddock's mass shooting , his finances have been one of the major subjects of scrutiny. Read More »

Americans Are Desperately Calling For Gun Control After The Las Vegas Shooting

perth_map

I go over there to look. Police said they had no information about Paddock's motive, and that he had no criminal record and was not believed to be connected to any militant group. As for what motivated the actions of his brother, Eric Paddock said he and his family are "still just completely befuddled". Paddock landed on the FBI's Most Wanted list after he escaped from a Texas federal prison in 1960. Read More »

New York City subway ads criticizing 'hopeless' Knicks will be removed

perth_map

The Knicks face the Nets at the Garden at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. One of them, on the outside of the train, features photos of highly paid Knicks players Tim Hardaway Jr. But it was the " HOPELESS " side of the argument that raised eyebrows, and perhaps even more so ads on the seats within the subway cars, with inflammatory side-picking such as, "Nothing will change until Dolan sells the team". Read More »

Air Transport Services Group, I (NASDAQ:ATSG) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

About 437,371 shares traded. Air Transport Services Group, Inc ( ATSG ) is a holding company. It has outperformed by 66.06% the S&P500. 82,225 were reported by Penn Cap Management Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, September 12. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Also, the Hold rating count is 0 as of 09/28/17. Read More »

NWS: Chance increases for tropical system to form near Gulf

perth_map

The National Hurricane Center was tracking a storm system east of Central America that forecasters said had a good chance of developing into a cyclone. Meanwhile, the local Nor'easter is winding down. The system is expected to move slowly northwestward to northward across or near the eastern portions of Nicaragua and Honduras, move into the northwestern Caribbean Sea on Thursday or Friday, and emerge over the southern Gulf of Mexico by the weekend. Read More »

UK's Theresa May Says Her Cabinet Is 'United' Ahead of Party's Conference

perth_map

Government Chief Whip Gavin Williamson, who is due to address the conference on Wednesday, said he was looking forward to this year's event, particularly the Prime Minister' speech. Johnson, meanwhile, uses his command of the English language and confidence in public speaking to cheer up party members who were so desperate for something to take their minds off their current general misery that they were queuing in long lines to get into the conference hall. Read More »

Israel closes West Bank, Gaza crossings for Sukkot holiday

perth_map

The Israeli intention to isolate Arab settlements in East Jerusalem is Israel's emphasis of apartheid regime, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Foreign Affairs Advisor Nabil Shaath said , Monday (10/2/2017). The global community has repeatedly warned that those settlers would have no place in a future Palestinian state and Israel should evacuate them. The promise comes as Israel has said it would limit settlement construction to keep the Trump administration happy as it formulates a ... Read More »

Mike Price returns to coach at UTEP

perth_map

Price inherits an 0-5 Miners team that ranks 128th in yards-per-play, and 129th in defense. "We really appreciate the dedication and hard work that coach Kugler has brought to this program, and we are proud of the accomplishments during his tenure as head coach". Read More »

Trump accepts Tom Price's resignation

perth_map

Rep. Rodney Davis said he's shocked at the resignation of Tom Price the Health and Human Services Secretary. Price reportedly spent as much as $400,000 of taxpayer monies on chartered flights, including one to the tune of $25,000 to fly between Washington and Philadelphia. Read More »

Ryan Says Mental Health Reform Critical In Stopping Future Mass Shootings

perth_map

At a press conference on Capitol Hill, the first since the Las Vegas shooting massacre , Ryan said "one of the things we have learned from these shootings is often underneath this is a diagnosis of mental illness". The shooting drew attention to the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, or SHARE Act, which would make it easier to hunt and fish on federal land as well as reduce regulations on the purchase of suppressors. Read More »

Trial of Accused Benghazi Ringleader Begins in Washington

perth_map

Prosecutors cited a Libyan witness who was paid $7 million by the US government for his help and said the witness provided an account in which Abu Khattala told him in the spring of 2013 that "I would have killed all the Americans that night at the mission. Read More »

Clinton talks gun legislation immediately following massacre

perth_map

Such condolences have become routine after deadly shootings but, thanks in large part to the aggressive lobbying by the NRA , rarely do the incidents result in meaningful policy changes gun control advocates want. The essay, posted two days before Paddock's rampage, argued for guns to have more killing power, not less. Currently, federal laws are more restrictive for silencers than firearms. Read More »

Pakistan's disgraced ex-PM re-elected as head of ruling party

perth_map

A controversial clause of the electoral reforms law, allows an individual disqualified to be member of the parliament to hold office of a political party. Earlier in the morning, PML-N leader Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Sharif's papers for party President in the Election Commission while none other candidate from the party contested the election. Read More »

Theresa May: I don't want cabinet of 'yes men'

perth_map

But they and his claim that the whole Cabinet is united on the content of the Florence speech were essential for showing that the Foreign Secretary doesn't want to lose the support of his colleagues. Johnson's manoeuvrings are "causing alarm among anti-Brexit Tories who are now calling for him to be sacked", says Politico. The EU says negotiations can't move on to future ties until there's an outline agreement on the bill. Read More »

NC couple sickened by their tie to Vegas gunman

perth_map

While on vacation with his wife in January 2016, Jeff Bridges took a now-haunting video showing the view from the room. This is the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. "Room 32-135", the post reads, in part. "I knew he was in the Vista suite because of where the room was located". "Sadly, now it's the worst", Bridges said. Read More »

Enjoy Coffee with a Cop in Isla Vista Tomorrow

perth_map

Coffee with a Cop provides an unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department's work in Westtown, East Goshen and Thornbury townships. The event is meant to break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve. Since its launch in 2011, the program has been hosted nationwide as part of the framework of community policing, a strategy that aims to establish trust between the community and police. Read More »