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Protesters yell at cardinal charged with sex offences at Australian court

Cardinal Pell, who has stood down from his role in Rome to face court in his home country, has repeatedly and vehemently denied the allegations. Details of the charges have not been revealed. Cardinal Pell has taken leave from his position as Vatican treasurer and has returned to Australia to fight the charges. Pell, considered the third most powerful person in the Catholic Church, has maintaine... [Full Article...]

Bump stocks: What are they and how do they work?

Bump stocks: What are they and how do they work? Senior Republicans in Congress are considering a bill that would ban "bump stocks" - gun accessories the Las Vegas shooter apparently used to turn semi-automatic weapons into more rapid-fire machine guns. But Democratic senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri said her party should be careful not to push too hard. When asked if he had a personal concern about their legality, he replied: "I have a ... [Full Article...]

Shivraj Singh Chouhan hints at slashing Value-Added Tax on petrol diesel

Shivraj Singh Chouhan hints at slashing Value-Added Tax on petrol diesel As it is very clear, BJP ruled states are likely to accept the Centre's suggestion Gujrat has already announced its plan to lower taxes, Madhya Pradesh, too, has implicated that it was actively considering the option. However, BJP leaders including party state chief Raosaheb Danve, have supported these taxes citing use of revenue for developmental projects. Under the daily price adjustment regim... [Full Article...]

Moscow Welcomes Saudi King, Describes Visit As 'Most Important Event'

Under the agreement, Saudi Arabia is set to buy S-400 air defence systems, Kornet anti-tank guided missile systems and multiple rocket launchers. Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia have been on opposing sides in the Syrian conflict, as Moscow supports the Assad regime, whereas Riyadh has openly supported the opposition. [Full Article...]

Supporters of DACA fight to keep dreamers home

Supporters of DACA fight to keep dreamers home About 12,000 applications have come in over the past two days, according to CIS figures. Immigration rallies are being held across the country Thursday, which is the deadline for tens of thousands of immigrant children to renew their protection from deportation. [Full Article...]

Vegas shooter may have used legal gun modifications to mimic machine gun

Vegas shooter may have used legal gun modifications to mimic machine gun While enabling a weapon to fire at almost the rate of a machine gun, the bump stock is not banned under federal law. If McConnell refuses to allow votes on gun-control bills , Senate Democrats could try to force the issue during the budget resolution voting session scheduled for later this month. [Full Article...]

Shooter May Have Considered Other Targets In Chicago And Las Vegas

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday and said she had no idea he was "planning violence against anyone". [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Gunman Had Booked Rooms Overlooking Two Other Music Festivals

Las Vegas Gunman Had Booked Rooms Overlooking Two Other Music Festivals The lineup for the festival included the artists Lorde, Chance the Rapper , and Arcade Fire. However, police sources have reportedly told the Daily Beast that the murderer had originally rented multiple rooms overlooking the area of Vegas' Life is Beautiful Festival which took place the weekend of September 24th. [Full Article...]

Trump Calls on Senate Intel Committee to Probe 'Fake News Networks'

On Twitter Thursday morning, Trump called out the Senate Intelligence Committee, a panel probing Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, and asked why the committee isn't looking into "Fake News Networks in OUR country". Trump added that he was "very honored" by Tillerson's comments and that he has "total confidence in Rex". Donald Trump clearly woke up on Thursday morning on the wrong side of t... [Full Article...]

America's mass shootings are getting deadlier

America's mass shootings are getting deadlier Nowhere but America do horrific large-scale mass shootings happen with this degree of regularity. I've been giving this topic a lot of thought since last summer when my son survived a mass shooting in Mukilteo that killed three of his friends and wounded a fourth. [Full Article...]

California Governor Signs 'Sanctuary State' Bill

California Governor Signs 'Sanctuary State' Bill More than 2.3 million undocumented immigrants in California are now officially protected under a new state sanctuary law. The measure was dubbed a "sanctuary state" bill because it sought to expand so-called sanctuary city policies that have always been in place in some of California's biggest cities, including Los Angeles and San Francisco. [Full Article...]

N. Korean workers process seafood in China for USA stores, restaurants

N. Korean workers process seafood in China for USA stores, restaurants Revenue brought by tens of thousands of the country's workers worldwide is estimated at anywhere from $200 million to $500 million a year. They sleep in metal bunks and work 72-hour weeks processing fish for as little as 46 cents an hour, because Pyongyang keeps somewhere between half and 70 percent of their pay. [Full Article...]

Construction worker shot on top of building

Construction worker shot on top of building Sayers was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The police believe the gunman had worked at the site and shot his former supervisor. A 9 mm semi-automatic weapon was recovered at the scene. Police said the suspect, who had been recently fired, returned to the site and shot the 37-year-old foreman several times. They described the gunman as "a little insane", but would never have expected t... [Full Article...]

New bill passed on late term abortions

New bill passed on late term abortions The bill the House is voting on Tuesday includes only narrow exceptions for rape, incest and saving a woman's life. Trump is sure to explode with rage because he is itching to sign the ban, but he can't because the bill doesn't have 60 votes, which means that Democrats are certain to block it in the Senate. [Full Article...]

France ready for mediation between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds: Macron

France ready for mediation between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds: Macron Both Iran and Turkey have held military manoeuvres close to their borders with Iraqi Kurdistan to ratchet up the pressure on Kurdish leaders. Erdogan also criticised the inclusion of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in the referendum, saying that Kurds had no legitimacy there and that they were "invaders" in the region. [Full Article...]

Washington second half sub in Germany defeat

Washington second half sub in Germany defeat The hosts hopes of frustrating their illustrious opponents were dashed within just two minutes of the kick-off, with midfielder Sebastian Rudy netting a stunning long-range effort. O'Neill recognised he needed to do something to stop Kimmich's influence and he introduced Stuart Dallas at the start of the second period. The hosts were pressing higher up too in an attempt to prevent Toni Kroos a... [Full Article...]

Trump says Iran has not lived up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Trump says Iran has not lived up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal President Trump has approved a broad strategy to crack down on Iran for its ballistic missile program and support for militant groups throughout the Middle East, according to a senior administration official, although he has yet to formally sign off on "decertifying" the nuclear accord negotiated by the Obama administration. [Full Article...]

Federal judge upholds Arpaio pardon and dismisses contempt case

Federal judge upholds Arpaio pardon and dismisses contempt case Bolton was the judge that convicted Arpaio of criminal contempt in July and had previously considered vacating Arpaio's sentence while still keeping the conviction on his record. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton dismissed Arpaio's conviction with prejudice, meaning the matter can not be tried again. Prosecutor John Keller said it was appropriate to dismiss the case against Arpaio. [Full Article...]

Fifth-ranking House Dem: Time for Pelosi to move on

Fifth-ranking House Dem: Time for Pelosi to move on Nancy Pelosi of California, step down leadership to make way for a new generation of lawmakers. House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) at a news conference on Capitol Hill on September 25. Even though she said she has been a longtime supporter of single-payer health care, they want her to back Vermont Sen. And again, their contributions to the Congress and to the caucus are substa... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel

Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel Speaking for the first time on Tuesday night, Danley's family said they believed Paddock had sent her away to her relatives deliberately in the run up to the attacks. Lombardo has expressed confidence that his investigators , along with federal authorities, will determine Paddock's motivation for carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern American history. [Full Article...]


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