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Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock in his own words - according to 2013 testimony

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In the deposition, Paddock said he had a concealed weapons license in Texas, but, other than that, there was no discussion of guns. According to a 97-page court deposition obtained by CNN , Paddock said he gambled as much as $1 million a night, hired a doctor on retainer to prescribe him Valium, and spent much of his time living out of Las Vegas casinos. Read More »

Google Logo For Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Scientist & Skier

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Fridtjof Nansen spoke out for separation of Norway from Sweden and convinced prince Carl of Denmark to accept the throne of the newly independent state of Norway. For all his accomplishments, Nansen's most significant is likely the creation of the Nansen Passport in 1922, a travel document for stateless people that was recognized by over 50 countries and allowed refugees to travel safely across borders. Read More »

Trump says dispute with Corker will not affect tax reform

He also claimed Corker had begged for an endorsement and made a decision to retire when Trump refused. The Republican senator then unloaded on the president in an interview with The New York Times , where he commented that the president was treating the White House like "a reality show" and that he could put the U.S. Read More »

Palestinian movements meet in Cairo to negotiate a 'national reconciliation'

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Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas began detailed negotiations behind closed doors in Cairo on Tuesday on ending their crippling decade-long split, a delegate said. He said that the case of the border crossings has been "resolved" and practical steps should be immediately taken on the ground, whether on the Israeli or Egyptian side. Read More »

Moscow says U.S. 'pretending' to fight IS in Iraq

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Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman, Maj. A military source said that the army units established control over Maratt al-Fouqa town to the east of the Euphrates River and encircled ISIL terrorists in al-Mayadeen city. Syria is considered the world's deadliest country for journalists as reporters are caught between the innumerable parties in the conflict. Russian news agencies quoted the ministry as saying the cause could have been technical malfunction. Read More »

Tunisia frees brother and sister of Marseille killer

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The Italian news agency ANSA say the brother is suspected of having radicalised the attacker, and may have had a role in organising the attack. Anise Hanachi had "a history of foreign-fighter in Syria", said the head of the counter-terrorism worldwide within the Italian police, on Monday, during a press conference in Rome. Read More »

T20 Global League postponed!

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The tournament has been facing multiple logistical challenges, including the inability to secure a broadcast deal or a title sponsor, which is resulting in hefty financial losses. Moroe and Mr. Nenzani, we have arrived at a unanimous decision to defer the inaugural edition to next year. Some players turned down other opportunities in order to commit themselves to these contracts. Read More »

United Nations sanctions committee bans 4 ships from entering ports

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That resolution, which followed North Korea's first successful tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States, also banned the country from exporting coal, iron, lead and seafood products. The Jie Shun is not listed on the site. "Sanctions are not the final objective. Just a means. But of course, to be effective, sanctions must be applied by everybody". Read More »

Jerry Jones Objects the National Anthem Player Protests

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The topic was raised after Vice President Mike Pence left Sunday's game between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers after more than 20 Niners knelt during the national anthem with their hands over their hearts, as was the case the previous week. Read More »

U.S. deserved 1-0 victory over Ghana's Starlets- Nii Odartey Lamptey

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Anibal Vega was the hero for the South Americans, bagging a three-minute brace in the second half, which papered over a first-half nightmare for Alexis Duarte, who was unfortunate to score two own goal in a 14-minute stretch. The ball wobbled out of the gloves but captain Eric Ayiah was slow to react. However, Abhijit Sarkar's close-range shot was well saved by Colombia goalkeeper Kevin Mier before Rahul Kannoly struck the post for the tournament hosts in stoppage time. Read More »

Prayuth promises election in November next year

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The prime minister also said the junta was considering whether to allow political activity - which it suspended after taking office - to resume after funeral services later this month for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died past year. Future governments must also follow a "20-year plan" for the country drawn up by the junta. "Around June, we will announce the date for the next election", he said. Read More »

Hillary Didn't Mention Weinstein Once During 90-Minute Speech

Asked if Australia should be anxious about Trump being the President, she added: "I think the whole world should be concerned". Following the recent sexual harassment allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, which have led to the movie mogul being fired from his own company , more stories of Weinstein's behavior are trickling out. Read More »

Fake Adblock Plus add-on spotted in Google Chrome

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SwiftOnSecurity noted that fake extensions appear to get past Chrome's bouncers and into the Google Web Store, which "smear" the efforts of developers to encourage the use of their legitimate extensions, white the spoofed extensions damage their good reputations. Read More »

Week Five Philadelphia Eagles Takeaways

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Wentz is off to such a strong start, former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb recently praised him . The Eagles offense had a baseball-themed celebration after a 59-yard touchdown reception by wide receiver Torrey Smith . The truth is who wasn't? He was almost picked off three times on plays that were broken up by his wide receivers. "It's easy to start listening to the fans and the media about how good you are, but at the end of the day it's a race to improve every week", Jenkins ... Read More »

Theresa May concedes ECJ rule during Brexit transition

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May's office says she will say Monday that "the ball is in their court". But expectations among European Union officials are low to nil for a breakthrough on key divorce issues that would allow European Union leaders to tell Ms May when they meet her next week that they are willing to open talks on a future free trade accord. Read More »

Sylvester Stallone is directing Creed 2

Stallone wrote on Instagram: "Looking forward to directing and producing the incredibly talented Michael B. Jordan in CREED 2 next year ...one more round!" There are no further details on Creed 2 presently, but we'll keep you posted as news trickles in. Read More »

NRA regulates bump fire stocks but are prices set to double?

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If we don't want onerous regulations to infringe on a tradition we love, then we can't afford to stay quiet as body counts rise and politicians offer no more than thoughts and prayers. He said that there's strong public support for universal background checks for purchasing guns, banning individuals on the no-fly list from gun purchases and banning the sale of some assault-style weapons. Read More »

American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) Shares Bought by Suntrust Banks Inc

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It has underperformed by 106.12% the S&P500. Perigon Wealth Management, LLC added to its holdings by buying 53 shares an increase of 53.5% as of 06/30/2017. Town & Country Savings Bank & Communication Dba First Bankers Communication stated it has 15,642 shares. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. Read More »

When Nirmla Sitharaman taught Chinese soldiers Hindi at Nathu La

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Though the soldiers are confused in the beginning, he responds "Ni hao". The government is committed to filling the gaps that arose due to lack of timely decision-making under the previous regime, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday told top IAF commanders in the national capital. Read More »

Japan government, TEPCO liable for Fukushima crisis: court

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The Fukushima District Court said the government had failed to order Tokyo Electric Power Co.to improve safety measures despite knowing as early as 2002 of a risk of a massive tsunami in the region. The court awarded the plaintiffs a total of close to 498 million yen and denied the request to force the company to lower the average radiation dosage. Read More »

Seohyun, Tiffany and Sooyoung to leave Girls' Generation?

According to media reports, California-born-and-raised Tiffany is expected to pursue her studies in the USA, while Seohyun and Sooyoung will pursue acting careers following their split from the agency. Sources say that the trio quit as Tiffany will be pursuing her education in the United States , while Sooyoung and Seohyun will be pursuing their acting careers. Read More »

Gunmen kill Kenya university staff members

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Kenya's coast attracts foreign and domestic tourists but has been affected in recent years by fears of radicalisation of the predominately poor Muslim residents by militants linked to Somalia's Shabaab. "A bus carrying students of TUM was ferrying them from their hostels to the campus in Ukunda for classes and was being escorted by a van that had some staff of the college and two escort police officers", the policeman said. Read More »

Trump challenges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to 'compare IQ tests'

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Looked upon as the highest profile member of the Trump cabinet, USA media reports that Tillerson's relationship with Trump is now at "breaking point". "I'm not undermining, I think I'm actually strengthening authority". The report came just days after Trump upbraided the former ExxonMobil CEO for "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea. Read More »

German factory output scales six-year high

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The figures released cover the combined production rates in Germany's traditionally strong sectors of manufacturing, construction and energy and they show an increase in output from the July figures of 2.6 percent. Construction was the exception, with output down by 1.2% versus July. It means that Germany - one of the world΄s leading export powers - is continuing to expand its already huge budget surplus despite the euro΄s current strength (leading to more expensive products outside the ... Read More »

The poles prayed EN masse on the borders

A spokesman for the Polish Bishops' Conference, Rev. Paweł Rytel-Andrianik, told the New York Times that, while he did not yet have precise figures on the number of participants, he believed the event was one of the largest prayer events ever in Europe, second only to the 2016 World Youth Day which was also in Poland. Read More »

Russian fighter jet crashes in Syria, killing all aboard

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The crew did not have time to eject, the statement said, without disclosing the number of people aboard. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. Russian Federation has staged air strikes in Syria in support of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad since 2015. Russian warplanes have been carrying out intense airstrikes in recent weeks against Daesh in eastern Syria, where government forces are advancing against Daesh along the western bank of the Euphrates ... Read More »

Warrant Obtained For Deandre Harris, Black Man Filmed Beaten In Charlottesville Riot

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Deandre Harris, 20, is wanted for unlawful wounding in connection with an assault that occurred at a Charlottesville parking garage on August 12, police said Monday. Harris was caught on video getting pounded by white supremacist in a parking garage amid chaos at the "Unite the Right" rally. Harris is accused of attacking another man first, and is wanted on charges of unlawful wounding. Read More »

No one objected to appointment of new Chairman NAB: Khursheed Shah

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The PTI leadership said that the "performance" of the new NAB chairman "will determine whether his appointment is justified or not". During meetings with the prime minister, Khursheed Shah had also given the names proposed by the PTI and MQM-P.The PTI had proposed the names of Justice (retd) Falak Sher, Shoaib Suddle and Arbab Shahzeb, while the MQM-P proposed the names of ex-secretary ECP Kanwar Dilshad, Justice (retd) Ghous Muhammad and Justice (retd) Mehmood Alam. Read More »

Las Vegas concertgoers claim personal items left after massacre

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As a high-roller, Paddock often got complimentary rooms and he admitted taking a nip from a free bottle of sake on the night he took his tumble and allegedly hurt his hamstring. By Monday they had repeatedly searched his homes and interviewed his brother, girlfriend and others he's done business with. "He's like on retainer, I call it, I guess", Paddock said, according to CNN . Read More »

Californians To Get More Information On Prescription Drug Prices

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But drug companies won't be the only ones under scrutiny. The new state law requires facilities to refer to residents by their preferred name or pronoun and prohibits facilities from denying admission, involuntarily discharging, evicting or transferring a resident within a facility or to another facility based on anti-LGBT attitudes of other residents or a person's actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or HIV status. Read More »

Yogi Adityanath plans Lord Ram's grand statue in Ayodhya

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The presentation also included information on programmes scheduled for Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya on October 18. It includes illuminating the entire town and lighting 1.71 lakh earthen diyas on " Ram Ki Paidi ". The state government was recently in the news after the finance minister made no mention of Taj Mahal in the special section "Hamari Sanskritik Virasat" (Our Cultural Heritage) incorporated in the 63-page annual budget for 2017-2018 speech. Read More »

Liberians vote for president in high-stakes contest

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After a campaign hailed for a vibrant and violence-free debate, the small West African nation's 2.18 million registered voters will begin casting their ballots between 8am (0800 GMT) and 6pm (1800 GMT). If no single candidate gets more than 50 percent of votes in the first round, the two candidates with the highest number of votes will face a run-off . Read More »