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Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house

Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house The investigation into the motives of the mass shooting turned to the gunman's girlfriend in the Philippines, where she turned up after the massacre, authorities said. "In that sense, I thank him for sparing my sister's life", she said, adding her sister was "really in love with Steve". Islamic State claimed responsibility for a shooting in which a 64-year-old American man killed at least 50 p... [Full Article...]

Justice Department rolls back protections for transgender workers

Justice Department rolls back protections for transgender workers Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed the federal government's stance that gender identity is protected as part of Title VII's prohibition against sex discrimination, saying in a letter obtained by Law360 on Thursday that the statute does not cover bias based on transgender status. [Full Article...]

British Biotech Founder Receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017

British Biotech Founder Receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 Salmonella's injection needle for attacking cells; proteins that confer resistance to chemotherapy and antibiotics; molecular complexes that govern circadian rhythms; light-capturing reaction complexes for photosynthesis and a pressure sensor of the type that allows us to hear are just a few examples of the hundreds of biomolecules that have now been imaged using cryo-electron microscopy. [Full Article...]

Ashley Judd, Others Accuse Harvey Weinstein of Harassment

Ashley Judd, Others Accuse Harvey Weinstein of Harassment The Judd incident allegedly went down 20 years ago when Weinstein invited her to his Beverly Hills hotel. According to the Times , Weinstein's allegedly inappropriate behavior goes back almost three decades and he has reached private settlements with at least eight women. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces recapture IS stronghold

Iraqi forces recapture IS stronghold Iraqi government forces announced the capture of the city of Hawija , which was one of the last strongholds of the terrorist organization Islamic state in the country. Haider al-Abadi declared victory during a joint news conference with French leader Emmanuel Macron in Paris, calling it "a victory not just for Iraq, but for the whole world". [Full Article...]

VP Pence to Hold National Space Council Meeting in Virginia

VP Pence to Hold National Space Council Meeting in Virginia The National Space Council, which was disbanded in 1993, was reestablished after President Trump signed an executive order in June 2017. I'm very curious to see what NASA is able to come up with. "We will return Americans to the moon ... and build the foundation we need to send Americans to Mars and beyond". There are several notable phrases in there. [Full Article...]

Spain has accused Catalonia of using 'blackmail' in its bid for independence

Spain has accused Catalonia of using 'blackmail' in its bid for independence Catalonia's leaders ignored an earlier ruling by the court to hold a referendum for independence as Spain's government condemned the referendum vote as illegal. Tensions rose in Spain over the weekend as Catalonia attempted to vote on independence in a referendum that was ruled illegal by Spanish authorities. [Full Article...]

Edward Heath pedophile investigation: Former UK prime minister would have faced questioning

Edward Heath pedophile investigation: Former UK prime minister would have faced questioning Allegations against him emerged in 2015 and Wiltshire Police launched Operation Conifer and spent £1.5 million ($2 million) investigating claims by at least seven men, who said they were abused when they were children or teenagers. The £1.5 million (€1.7 million) probe was triggered in 2015 after Heath was named as a suspect in an investigation into so-called historical child sex abuse . [Full Article...]

Robbie Kruse slams referee following opening leg draw with Syria

Robbie Kruse slams referee following opening leg draw with Syria Australia's Robbie Kruse, second from left, celebrate with teammate after scoring the first goal during the 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Syria and Australia at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Melaka, Malaysia , Thursday, Oct. [Full Article...]

18 killed several injured in Pakistan shrine blast

18 killed several injured in Pakistan shrine blast Initial reports suggested that the explosion took place when the dhamaal - a devotional dance performed at shrines - was being performed after evening prayers. Later, addressing reporters, Balochistan home minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said that so far it appeared to be a suicide attack. The local administration declared an emergency at hospitals in Sibbi and Dera Murad Jamali. [Full Article...]

New Details Paint Vegas Shooter as a Man 'Descending Into Madness'

New Details Paint Vegas Shooter as a Man 'Descending Into Madness' Federal Bureau of Investigation agents met Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's girlfriend at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday night . Authorities said Tuesday evening that the girlfriend of the Las Vegas massacre gunman is now a "person of interest". [Full Article...]

Something Doesn't Quite Add Up With ISIS Claim Of Las Vegas Shooting

Something Doesn't Quite Add Up With ISIS Claim Of Las Vegas Shooting Another statement said: "The Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago". The FBI said there is no proof the attack was linked to an worldwide terrorist group. He urged followers to "intensify one attack after another against the infidels", following a spike in global terror attacks. In June, the group claimed an attack by a gunman who ignited a casino fire that left 36 people dead... [Full Article...]

Oil rises as talk of new OPEC deal trumps record US exports

Oil rises as talk of new OPEC deal trumps record US exports King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrived in the evening of October 4 with a delegation including businessmen and government representatives. King Salman reviews an honour guard. The Saudi monarch endorsed Russia's efforts to find a peaceful resolution in Syria. The Kremlin said ahead of the visit that Salman and Putin would also discuss the Middle East, "especially focusing on conflict si... [Full Article...]

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown The sheriff said the number of people injured would go down slightly because of some double counting. Meanwhile, the girlfriend of Paddock says she had no advance knowledge of what he was planning. "He sent her away so that he can plan what he is planning without interruptions. We stand together to help you carry your pain", Trump said. The fed's now say she's a person of interest. [Full Article...]

North Korean ship smuggling huge weapons cache seized in Egypt

It was unclear whether North Korea received payment for the estimated $23 million worth of arms smuggled in the shipment. The "secret message" that triggered the Jie Shun raid was a heads-up from US intelligence officials who wanted to force Egypt's hand and effectively shame them into taking action. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump visits Las Vegas

President Donald Trump visits Las Vegas Trump was heading to the city days after a gunman on the 32nd floor of a Vegas Strip hotel and casino opened fire on people at an outdoor country music festival below. He'll meet survivors wounded in the shooting, medical staff, first responders, and civilian heroes who rushed in to offer aid. "There is now an open and ongoing law enforcement investigation". [Full Article...]

Joe Arpaio Pardon Hearing: Not Likely to Be Overturned

Joe Arpaio Pardon Hearing: Not Likely to Be Overturned U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton tossed out the case against the 85-year-old ex-lawman with prejudice, meaning it can not be reinstituted. "Because the President issued a pardon before sentencing and judgment - and clearly, before the conclusion of any appeals - the Court is obligated to vacate its verdict and all other orders in this matter, and to dismiss the case with prejudice", Arpaio's att... [Full Article...]

Macomb pair accused of trafficking woman with disabilities

Macomb pair accused of trafficking woman with disabilities George also was charged with using a computer to commit a crime. After the victim left the home, a family member contacted police September 12. Investigators said George took out internet ads and several men answered the ads and received sexual services from the victim. [Full Article...]

Facebook's Russian Ad Buys Aren't the Real Problem, Senators Say

Facebook's Russian Ad Buys Aren't the Real Problem, Senators Say The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee says Russian Federation was involved in the 2016 General Election process but still can not confirm collusion or Russia's preferences in the election. Third, "you ought to be able to go down and take a look at an ad run for or against you like you'd be able to get a look at that content on TV", Burr said. [Full Article...]

Brazil police bust tunnel dug for $317M bank heist

Brazil police bust tunnel dug for $317M bank heist A team of 16 prospective bank robbers had dug the tunnel, running from a nearby rental house to a São Paulo branch of federal government-owned Banco do Brasil. Photographs taken inside the tunnel showed a trail of lights pinned to the low ceiling, and the walls and roof supported with iron bars and wood. The heist did not involve a tunnel but it was one of the biggest in recent years. [Full Article...]


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