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RCom calls off merger of wireless unit with Aircel

RCom calls off merger of wireless unit with Aircel On Oct 1, Reliance Communications announced scrapping of the merger agreement with Aircel raising concerns over its repayment ability in future. RCom has told media it is holding talks with the Canadian company to now sell all of the tower unit. [Full Article...]

Irish Court refers data transfer case to European Court

Irish Court refers data transfer case to European Court The Commissioner said the ruling does not invalidate SCCs , nor does it prohibit their use. However, Schrems still wasn't happy about the protections offered against the USA authorities potentially snooping on his personal data. Amongst the possible outcomes are that the Court could ultimately find the SCCs valid as-is; it could find them invalid as-is but recommend ways to fix them; it c... [Full Article...]

Egypt secretly ordered more than 30000 grenades from North Korea

This didn't stop Egyptian business leaders agreeing to buy more North Korean arms on behalf of the country's military , although great efforts were made to keep the transaction hidden from the United States and UN. 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 ... [Full Article...]

Ex-Presidents to Attend Texas Concert for Hurricane Relief

Ex-Presidents to Attend Texas Concert for Hurricane Relief Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced today. The San Antonio event hauled in more than $5 million in ticket sales that the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation matched. The One America Appeal was launched September 7th when all five living former presidents aired a joint PSA on the NFL's regular season opening broadcast and launched a website accepting tax-deductible donations at OneAm... [Full Article...]

Dramatic body camera footage of Las Vegas mass shooting released by police

Dramatic body camera footage of Las Vegas mass shooting released by police Republicans may budge on the tiniest of concessions , but there won't be political will to make any serious change until President Trump leaves office and Democratic majorities arrive in the House and Senate. Aldean canceled stops in Los Angeles, San Diego and Anaheim, California, as part of his "They Don't Know Tour". Another officer shouts: "We see muzzle flashes from the Mandalay Bay! ". [Full Article...]

Bay Area's Puerto Rican food community rallies to aid in relief

Bay Area's Puerto Rican food community rallies to aid in relief According to its Facebook page , Sol Food , the much-beloved Puerto Rican restaurant with locations in San Rafael and Mill Valley, is matching cash donations from customers up to $20,000. At a press conference on Friday, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz made headlines when she said that the situation in Puerto Rico was dire. The death toll from Hurricanes Irma and Maria remain vague. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Is Now Back In The United States

Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Is Now Back In The United States A BI spokesperson said Danley left Manila on Philippine Airlines flight PR 102 bound for Los Angeles on Tuesday night , October 3. On the night of the mass murder that killed 59 and injured over 500, Danley was reported as a person of interest . [Full Article...]

As DACA deadline looms, Dreamers told to be wary of scams

As DACA deadline looms, Dreamers told to be wary of scams The program offered almost 800,000 young people who came to the United States illegally as children protection from deportation and the right to work legally in the United States. But there's still a lesson to be learned, he says, from that photo of him and other Dreamers meeting with Obama. "You really need to make your voices heard, and you need to take action". [Full Article...]

US Special Forces troops killed in Niger

US Special Forces troops killed in Niger Military officials told the New York Times that the troops were ambushed during a routine patrol near the Niger-Mali border. USA troops are tasked with training missions in Niger to combat extremist groups in the region, including security assistance with intelligence and reconnaissance efforts. [Full Article...]

Father charged after son, 2, killed in crash fleeing theft scene

Father charged after son, 2, killed in crash fleeing theft scene Christopher Kuhn NJ father: A history of previous infractions and crime . Authorities say the father had been holding a small child when he left Walmart on Levittown Parkway after security personnel tried detaining the man after failing to pay for $228 worth of merchandise. [Full Article...]

Trump to Puerto Rico: Fuck You (More or Less)

Trump to Puerto Rico: Fuck You (More or Less) The president repeatedly praised members of his own administration as well as officials in Puerto Rico , though many on the island are still recovering and the death toll could continue to rise. And he continued his "compare and contrast" segment by telling Puerto Rico they should be proud their death toll is lower. Puerto Ricans have accused Trump's government of a delayed response and... [Full Article...]

Trump Expected to Declare Iran in Breach of Nuclear Deal

Trump Expected to Declare Iran in Breach of Nuclear Deal Ted Deutch (Fla.) and David Price (N.C.) sent a letter to President Trump on Wednesday urging him to re-certify the Iran nuclear accord to Congress ahead of the October 15 deadline. Having heavyweights like Mattis weighing in to support the deal could give Republican senators more reason to stand in disagreement with president. [Full Article...]

The Real Story Behind Trump's Clash With Puerto Rican Mayor

The Real Story Behind Trump's Clash With Puerto Rican Mayor Ricardo Rossello, as well as the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines, and any other groups and individuals who are devoting their days to the relief effort. Additionally, he said the governor of the U.S. "Actually, I was asking for help", she later said. "There is nothing. The power grid is gone". The president's visit included meetings with her and other local officials. [Full Article...]

How to rig an election through partisan gerrymandering

How to rig an election through partisan gerrymandering Kennedy found himself unsatisfied with the proposed guidelines for instructing courts or legislatures on how to separate one bad gerrymander from another-but he was open to future suggestions for standards. But there was no apparent agreement about whether courts could or should get involved in policing the practice . "Whenever a legislature draws a map, it will be quite easy to allege the poli... [Full Article...]

Citing Chicago, Sanders Says It's 'Premature' to Discuss Gun Control

She added, with emotion in her voice, "The memory of those who displayed the ultimate act of love in the midst of an unimaginable act of hate will never fade". There is nothing inherently wrong with Sanders stating the president's positions on gun control. Trump stressed that the shooting was a tragedy. "Today is a day for consoling the survivors". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says its airstrikes wounded al-Qaida leader in Syria

Russian Federation says its airstrikes wounded al-Qaida leader in Syria The statement did not provide any further details. "Coalition forces remain focused on the defeat of ISIS [Daesh]". "Two of them are members of the Free Syrian Army, which everybody supports, one is not related to anything and the last one is a member of a terror organisation". [Full Article...]

Officials investigating disturbance at SC prison

Officials investigating disturbance at SC prison South Carolina Department of Corrections officers used tear gas inside and outside of the facility, Jason Brown with McCormick Emergency Services told the news organization. SC officials all inmates have been contained following what an incident inside a maximum-security prison in McCormick County. The high-security facility is located about 150 miles (240 km) east of Atlanta, Georgia and houses... [Full Article...]

Don't Tell your Kids, Santa's Tomb Possibly Found in Turkey

Don't Tell your Kids, Santa's Tomb Possibly Found in Turkey Archaeologists believe they may have found a tomb belonging to the Saint Nicholas - the inspiration for the legendary character of Santa Claus - beneath a Turkish church . Nicholas. St. Nicholas was known for his extreme generosity and gift-giving toward children. Fresco depicting St Nicholas of Bari . Historical records say that Nicholas was buried in the Church built in his honor, but... [Full Article...]

Blumenthal, Murphy join senators, advocates in demanding immediate gun control action

Blumenthal, Murphy join senators, advocates in demanding immediate gun control action Gabrielle Giffords , D-Ariz., right, standing with her husband Mark Kelly , left, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, about the mass shooting in Las Vegas . Duncan argued that silencers were essential for hunters and recreational shooters to avoid hearing loss. The four deadliest mass shootings in USA history all occurred in the past 10 years. [Full Article...]

Area students participating in International Walk to School Day on October 4

Area students participating in International Walk to School Day on October 4 The event was spearheaded by Citrus County Sheriff's Deputy Michelle Tewell, Inverness community resource officer. Spring Hill Police Chief Richard Mann joined kids as they walked to school, making sure they felt safe. According to the American Heart Association, walking one mile to and from school each day is two-thirds of the recommended level of daily physical activity. [Full Article...]


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