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Virginia Blood Services asks for donations after Vegas mass shooting

Virginia Blood Services asks for donations after Vegas mass shooting The mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday that killed dozens of concert-goers hit home for the survivor of the Pulse night club attack in Orlando and left others wondering what to do in an active shooter situation. The United Medical Hospital (UMC) will also be hosting a blood drive at the Delta Point Building at 901 N. Rancho Lane. "But, with the dire need with everything going on in Puerto R... [Full Article...]

Uber board mulls cutting former CEO's rights

Uber board mulls cutting former CEO's rights The meeting will come days after the new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi , proposed cutting the seats Kalanick controlled down from three to one, and raising his own to five from one. Class B common shares now offer their holders 10 to 1 voting power, for example. ■ The plan does allow Mr. Kalanick to keep his board seat, subject to the approval of Mr. [Full Article...]

Modi to lay foundation stone of AIIMS-style hospital in Himachal

Modi to lay foundation stone of AIIMS-style hospital in Himachal Modi said roads, electricity, a clean environment and modern facilities would not only benefit the people, but also give a boost to tourism, which is a major employment-generating industry in the state. This year, the Congress is on the backfoot over the corruption charges that its 83-year-old chief minister faces and is said to be considering not repeating him. [Full Article...]

He 'saved my life and lost his': Las Vegas shooting victims

He 'saved my life and lost his': Las Vegas shooting victims A Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade spokesperson said they were "aware of media reports referring to Marilou Danley as an Australian woman in connection with the shooting in Las Vegas ". One official said Paddock had a camera mounted in the room, apparently to record himself. Stephen Paddock was living at a retirement home in Mesquite, Nevada, according to NBC. [Full Article...]

Orlando grieves with Las Vegas

Orlando grieves with Las Vegas On Sunday, October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock shot and killed over 50 and injured over 500 people which makes the#Las Vegas massacre the deadliest #Shooting in recent us history. "Unfortunately, we have gained some expertise in what is required of the victims assistance Center and family assistance center and notification of next of kin in a situation like this", Dyer said. [Full Article...]

SEC roundup: Georgia romps at Tennessee

SEC roundup: Georgia romps at Tennessee He rushed for one too, but from a throwing perspective, Fromm's had better games with Georgia. Georgia ended the Volunteers' streak of 32 straight games in which they had at least one rushing touchdown. Alabama might have a better defense. I imagine the Tennessee coaching staff will chalk up the recruiting side of the weekend as a success . It was a huge opportunity for Tennessee, who set ... [Full Article...]

Russian opponent Alexei Navalny sentenced to 20 days in prison

Russian opponent Alexei Navalny sentenced to 20 days in prison The Kremlin has warned supporters of jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny not to hold rallies without permission from the authorities, saying that violators will be prosecuted. Navalny was sentenced to 20 days in prison on Monday, so he would not be able to lead a major rally he had planned to stage in Putin's hometown of St. [Full Article...]

Amber Rudd doesn't get encryption and says she doesn't need to

Amber Rudd doesn't get encryption and says she doesn't need to The government has said that it is concerned that the technology keeps them from reading terrorists' and criminals' messages - but experts warn that the same technology also keeps private citizens from having their messages read by criminals, and is used to secure banking technologies, among other functions. [Full Article...]

Missing MH370's mystery 'almost inconceivable,' report says

Missing MH370's mystery 'almost inconceivable,' report says The ATSB released its final report on the search for the plane, which went missing somewhere over the southern Indian Ocean in March of 2014. In a 440-page report out today ATSB investigators meticulously detail the search efforts carried out by three governments (Malaysian, Chinese, and Australian) over almost three years - a massive outlay of resources that was ultimately all but fruitless. [Full Article...]

MEPs to Vote in Motion on Brexit Talks Progress Today

MEPs to Vote in Motion on Brexit Talks Progress Today After Brexit , he said that he would not be allowed to discuss how relations with Britain would be, and he noted that verbal statements can not be regarded as negotiating positions. Observers have said such a breakthrough is unlikely. A further round of negotiations are due to be held in Brussels next week, a week before the European Union summit. [Full Article...]

Egypt Ordered 30000 Weapons From North Korea

Egypt Ordered 30000 Weapons From North Korea According to the report, a ship sailed from North Korea in July of 2016 and was noticed by US intelligence in August. The United States had warned Egypt in August 2016 that a North Korean vessel named Jie Shun , under the Cambodian flag , was headed toward the Suez Canal. [Full Article...]

Concerns grow after Congress allows CHIP to expire

Concerns grow after Congress allows CHIP to expire The majority of states paid for at most 15 percent of the program. At about $14 billion a year, the program is significantly smaller than Medicare and Medicaid , and is responsible for reducing the uninsured rate among children from 14 percent to 5 percent over two decades. [Full Article...]

Local group collects supplies for Puerto Rico hurricane victims

Local group collects supplies for Puerto Rico hurricane victims This is a Navy construction battalion of some of the finest service men and women America has to offer. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello reported progress in getting fuel supplies to the island's 3.4 million inhabitants on Monday as they faced a 13th day largely without power after the USA territory was devastated by Hurricane Maria. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Tillerson not to waste time on N.Korea

Trump tells Tillerson not to waste time on N.Korea It will be their third meeting, if they do indeed meet, after delegation-level talks in June in Washington D.C. and an interaction during the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany in July. Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, said after the briefing. An Asian diplomat welcomed Trump's decision to visit Manila "because that reassures the region that Asia policy is not just about North Korea , it's ... [Full Article...]

Iran, Turkey coordinate military response to Kurdish independence vote

Iran, Turkey coordinate military response to Kurdish independence vote Mentioning terrorism, insecurity and instability as common threats facing Iran and Turkey in the region, Rouhani said, "To do away with these threats and in line with the common interests [of the two countries], all-out relations and cooperation must further develop between Tehran and Ankara". [Full Article...]

Sultan of Oman meets Iranian foreign minister

Sultan of Oman meets Iranian foreign minister Oman's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah, also attended the meeting. Zarif hailed wise policies and the constructive role the Sultanate is playing to overcome regional challenges. He noted that Iran does not have communication channels with the current USA administration. In addition to issue of bringing Iranian natural gas to India through Oman, United States discussed... [Full Article...]

10 million people in the USA saw Russian election ads: Facebook

10 million people in the USA saw Russian election ads: Facebook It looks Russian individuals were able to "divisive social and political messages across the ideological spectrum, touching on topics from LGBT matters to race issues to immigration to gun rights", on quite a budget. Why didn't Facebook catch the Russian political ad buys? In addition to sharing the ads, Facebook is providing information to lawmakers about which users those ads targeted, the vie... [Full Article...]

Five arrested after 'bomb attack' foiled in Paris

Five arrested after 'bomb attack' foiled in Paris Five people are in custody, including a terror suspect who was meant to be under surveillance, after four gas cylinders covered in petrol were found in the 16th arrondissement of the French capital. "We've foiled numerous attacks since the start of the year that would have involved many deaths", the minister said. Soldiers shot dead the knifeman after he killed two young women at a train station i... [Full Article...]

Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final World Cup qualifiers

Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final World Cup qualifiers The 28-year-old forward missed Real Madrid's league game with Espanyol on Sunday but reported to the Wales camp the following morning. "But following dialogue with Real Madrid, Bale was sent for a scan and results confirmed that he wouldn't be fit to feature", the FAW said in a statement. [Full Article...]

India truly on its way to becoming cleaner country?

India truly on its way to becoming cleaner country? The country had come a long way but a lot remained to be done before the "clean India" target could be achieved, Modi said. He also said that the role of the media and civil society in supporting this thought revolution has been appreciable. [Full Article...]


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