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Las Vegas Shooting Victims File Lawsuit Against Bump Stock Makers

Las Vegas Shooting Victims File Lawsuit Against Bump Stock Makers Snyder, ATF special agent in charge, told Bloomberg . The maker of " bump stock " devices that allow semiautomatic weapons to behave like machine guns faces a lawsuit for its alleged role in the deadly Las Vegas shooting. Twelve such bump stocks were found at the scene of the Vegas massacre, and that may explain how the shooter was able to fire off multiple rounds at a much greater speed than... [Full Article...]

Price Target Estimates for Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (FLXN)

Price Target Estimates for Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (FLXN) The stock of Flexion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: FLXN ) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 11. Company shares last traded at $27.17 barely above $24.92, the 50 day moving average and much higher than the 200 day moving average of $22.59. [Full Article...]

Singapore's CDL mulls takeover of €2b global hotel chain

Singapore's CDL mulls takeover of €2b global hotel chain CDL said that it intends to maintain M&C's current business model, in particular to run the business as an owner and operator of its hotel portfolio. A decision on the offer will be announced by the end of the day on 6 November. OCBC noted that the offer priced seemed "attractive", and reckoned that "a full consolidation of M&C on these terms will be accretive for the group". [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman shot security guard minutes before massacre, police say

Las Vegas gunman shot security guard minutes before massacre, police say Recalling the terrible night, Joseph Lombardo, Sheriff of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said Paddock was firing into a crowd of 22,000 concert-goers using powerful guns. "It isn't because nobody is not doing their job", he said. Despite pursuing more than 1,000 leads, authorities still have not discovered a motive behind the October 1 mass shooting, which has become the deadliest in... [Full Article...]

Thai Elections in November 2018, Prayuth Promises

Thai Elections in November 2018, Prayuth Promises Thailand's military seized power in 2014 and has postponed several deadlines for elections, citing national security concerns and the need to pass new election laws. The junta has also said that any future government must adhere to a "legally binding 20-year-plan" for the country that is still in the works. Even after the long-awaited election, though, Thailand is likely to have what can best be... [Full Article...]

North Korean leader promotes 'blacklisted' sister to inner circle

North Korean leader promotes 'blacklisted' sister to inner circle The compromised documents include wartime contingency plans drawn up by the US and South Korea. Also among them were contingency plans for the South's special forces, reports to allies' top commanders, and information on key military facilities and power plants, he added. [Full Article...]

State Rep. introduces 'Indigenous Peoples Day' legislation, looks to honor Native Americans

State Rep. introduces 'Indigenous Peoples Day' legislation, looks to honor Native Americans Marking the 525th anniversary of Columbus" "ambitious and daring" journey across the Atlantic Ocean, Trump noted how the "permanent arrival of Europeans to the Americas" was a "transformative event'. On Monday, both Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallot expressed their feelings on the first permanent celebration of the day. He wasn't the first to discover the New World, the term generally used to r... [Full Article...]

Trump Calls Senator Corker 'Liddle Bob' on Twitter

Trump is also expected to designate Iran's most powerful security force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp, as a terrorist organisation as part of a new Iran strategy. Sanders was asked about this along with Trump's comment that Tillerson needs to be "tougher". Sen. Bob Corker's comments about President Trump are still reverberating through Washington . [Full Article...]

Alleged rapist is awarded joint custody of the victim's child

Alleged rapist is awarded joint custody of the victim's child Ross initially ruled September 22 that Christopher Mirasolo, 27, of Brown City be granted parental rights to the 8-year-old boy, who lives with his mother, now 21. The Sanilac County Prosecutor's office claims joint custody of a child born through rape was never given to the offender. She was also allegedly told she had to "come home immediately" or risk being found in contempt of court. [Full Article...]

Portugal Seal Place At Finals With Win Over Switzerland

Portugal now trail the Swiss by three points with one match remaining in their qualifying group. Switzerland were attempting to join defending champions Germany - and Spain ahead of the 2010 finals - as the only nations to complete a European World Cup qualifying campaign with a ideal record. [Full Article...]

Israel plans to build 3829 new housing units in West Bank

Elkin, considered close to Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, told Israel's Army Radio that "this was an election promise of President Trump and I regret the delay". Echoing responses made by her fellow Likudniks to President Donald Trump's recent comments on moving the USA embassy in Israel, MK Gila Gamliel, Minister for Social Equality in the Knesset, said on Monday that the embassy... [Full Article...]

Italian police arrest younger brother of Marseille attacker

Italian police arrest younger brother of Marseille attacker Hanachi is being held on charges of involvement in the attack and of worldwide terrorism and was awaiting extradition to France. The Italian police executed a European arrest warrant for Anis Hannachi, who later Monday agreed to be transferred to France. [Full Article...]

China goes gaga over Nirmala Sitharaman's namaste to PLA soldiers on LAC

China goes gaga over Nirmala Sitharaman's namaste to PLA soldiers on LAC Long after China and India negotiated a face-saving "disengagement" to the Sikkim border standoff , PLA troops are still causing unease with a heavy presence near the disputed terrain. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who undertook a whirlwind tour of defence bases across the country, today called her visits an "eye-opening experience" and stressed on the integration of the three armed fo... [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick confirms desire to play in National Football League, explains silence

Colin Kaepernick confirms desire to play in National Football League, explains silence Kaepernick, making use of a quote that may or may not have originally been coined by Winston Churchill, said: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its trousers on". He told the media he was protesting against the treatment of blacks in the United States. The network also fired company executive Hayley Geftman-Gold after she called some victims of the Las Vegas ... [Full Article...]

United Nations slaps port ban on ships dodging N. Korea curbs

United Nations slaps port ban on ships dodging N. Korea curbs The United Nations North Korea sanctions committee has newly banned four ships from entering ports around the globe, the head of a U.N. panel said Monday following a briefing he gave to member states. He was quoted by the Associated Press as stating, "this is the first time in UN history" that the UN Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against the North has prohibited ships from ente... [Full Article...]

Seeking to relaunch social agenda, UK's May to address racial disparity

Seeking to relaunch social agenda, UK's May to address racial disparity Labour's equalities spokeswoman Dawn Butler said that Mrs May had written to then Prime Minister David Cameron in 2010 warning of the risk that austerity would disproportionately hit minorities. While working age people with an Indian background are almost as likely to have a job as white people, those of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin are the least likely to be in employment. [Full Article...]

Chance the Rapper teams up with Lyft to raise money for CPS

Chance the Rapper teams up with Lyft to raise money for CPS Should be good though. " I have great faith in humanity and the men and women that put on the badge, but, you know, you can't be too careful ", Chance said as he munched on food and licked his fingers. Chance the Rapper was awarded BET's 2017 Humanitarian Award for his work with the Chicago public school system and judicial system. After all was done, both Corley and Chance thanked the of... [Full Article...]

New Law Challenges 'Evils' Of Pharma Profits, California Governor Claims

New Law Challenges 'Evils' Of Pharma Profits, California Governor Claims The lawmaker, who is also a doctor, said drug companies try to hide their price gouging by helping consumers with their co-payments or providing discounts to the uninsured, but all this does is shield consumers from the true cost of the drug while driving up insurance premiums for everyone. [Full Article...]

Drop 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from names of universities, suggests Indian panel

Drop 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from names of universities, suggests Indian panel Among other recommendations to the AMU, the panel has asked for measures to elevate the condition of poor Muslims on campus and prevent "inbreeding", in which a majority of faculty appointments are of its former students. The minister also said that the mandate of the committee is to look into the administrative, academic and research audits of universities and the government will not take cogniza... [Full Article...]

Russian jet crashes on takeoff from Syria airbase

Russian jet crashes on takeoff from Syria airbase The accident caused no destruction on the ground. The latest casualties put the toll of Russian servicemen officially reported as killed in Syria at 37. After the dispersal of the aircraft went beyond the runway and crashed. Both Russian pilots are killed. Last week, a Russian Mi-28 helicopter made an emergency landing because of a technical problem in the province of Hama. [Full Article...]


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