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by | October 03, 2017 | 04:14

In the past, gun rights supporters and organizations such as the National Rifle Association have warned of future regulatory efforts Democratic administrations may try to impose using a mass shooting as justification. Enough. Congress & the WH should act now to save lives. One sentiment that captures the frustration many have felt around the gun control debate is again being shared.

by | October 03, 2017 | 04:06

He pulled off a double role easily. The five-time National Award victor must have surely ruffled a few feathers with the speech and it now remains to be seen as to what the outcome of the same will be. "At least show me some respect, considering the fact that I am an actor and I will be able to tell what is the truth and what is acting", he lashed out.

by | October 03, 2017 | 01:27

Hamas made its dramatic turn towards reconciliation on September 17 after Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates imposed an economic boycott on the movement's main donor, Qatar, over alleged support of terrorists. They included cutting money the Palestinian Authority was paying to Israel for Gaza's electricity, limiting power for residents of the impoverished strip to about three hours a day in the middle of stifling summer heat.

by | October 02, 2017 | 15:18

Polling stations in the Spanish region of Catalonia are scheduled to open at 9 a.m. on October 1 for an independence referendum that national authorities in Madrid have called " illegal " and vowed to block. Quebec political leaders are calling for calm in Spain as violence erupted over the weekend during a referendum on Catalonian independence , but some were more willing to take sides than others.

by | October 02, 2017 | 14:53

The White House said Trump will make calls to several Puerto Rico officials, including Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, on Saturday afternoon. Trump sent his tweets Saturday from his golf club in New Jersey . "This is a "people are dying" story," she said in disbelief. Julia Nazario, mayor of Loiza in northeastern Puerto Rico , said Friday that she hopes FEMA will "see the reality" in her small town.

by | October 02, 2017 | 14:46

Desai was a deputy prime minister under Indira Gandhi before falling out with her. Shah, while referring to Modi was apparently hinting at the attacks he faced, particularly from the Congress, following the post-Godhra communal conflagration.

by | October 02, 2017 | 14:39

After the latest violence on August 25, the Thai government pledged to give out about $149,000 in humanitarian aid to both the governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh through the International Committee of the Red Cross. Rohingyas are not recognised by Myanmar as its citizens and are called Bengali by them. The Kawrpuichhuah integrated border check post (ICP) which came up at a cost of Rs 27 crore is situated along a riverine border with Bangladesh.

by | October 02, 2017 | 14:03

On Sunday, a smattering of boos from fans could be heard as around half of the San Francisco team dropped to one knee for the anthem ahead of their game at the Arizona Cardinals. I strongly feel that that the National Football League has abused this privilege and until the players and staff agree to respect the flag and "the Republic for which it stands", the playing of the anthem should be suspended.

by | October 02, 2017 | 14:01

He added that, without the help of the federal government, it would take almost 10 years for Puerto Rico to rebuild on its own. A member of the People's Democratic Party, Cruz has been mayor of San Juan since she won a 2012 election against Jorge Santini, an incumbent who had held the office for 12 years.

by | October 02, 2017 | 14:00

People wait in line for gas in Aibonito, Puerto Rico . "On behalf of all of the people of Texas, of all of the people - if you look today, if you see what's happening, how frightful it is but we have it under really great control, Puerto Rico , and the people of Florida, who are really suffering over this last short period of time with hurricanes ", said Trump.

by | October 02, 2017 | 13:38

But the US State Department warned a peaceful ending to the escalating crisis did not appear forthcoming. The United States has repeatedly said not to rule out the "military option" against North Korea , president Donald Trump , waving even the threat of a "total destruction" of the country.

by | October 02, 2017 | 13:23

Trump's visit to the Presidents Cup came on the same day United States lawmakers urged him to stop sniping at Puerto Rican officials and get to work helping them recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. His Saturday on the grounds of the 36-hole club (it's not a resort, as often said) will mark the 67th time the 45th President has visited one of his 17 golf clubs (and, for majority, presumably played some golf) since becoming President on January 20, 2017.

by | October 02, 2017 | 13:24

The station writes that investigators are keeping civilians three miles away from the crash site because the jet had explosives in it. The release stated the aircraft was training in the area and had not yet returned to the air station. The Navy said their status is unknown, but Monroe County Emergency Management Agency told WATE it's likely neither survived. Authorities halted recovery efforts Sunday night and said they would resume Monday morning, WVLT-TV in Knoxville, reported.

by | October 02, 2017 | 13:12

Only 70,000 people live in areas designated as unsafe by the government. But Bali's governor has announced that people leaving villages that are "safe" from the volcano-villages outside that exclusion zone-are taking supplies and shelter away from evacuees who actually need it.

by | October 02, 2017 | 13:09

Items concealing the face in public places, such as veils, medical masks and scarves, have been outlawed in Austria. Burqas, which some Muslim women wear to hide their whole faces and bodies, are rare in Austria even after the recent surge of migrants into Europe.

by | October 02, 2017 | 13:08

The head of the Iran-backed group, Hassan Nasrallah, said events in northern Iraq were a threat to the whole region - not just Iraq and neighbouring states with Kurdish populations. The Kurdish leadership also welcomed the call for dialogue presented by most revered Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani to resolve the crisis, which was exacerbated after the Kurdish region held the referendum on September 25.

by | October 02, 2017 | 13:03

Condé Museum's deputy curator Mathieu Deldicque pointed to the fact that the portraits are nearly the same size and the hands and bodies are remarkably similar. Although the eager speculation continues, Louvre conservation expert Bruno Mottin said "we must remain prudent" about attributing it to the artist who die in 1519.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:58

Syrian government forces recovered Qaryatayn from Islamic State some six months ago. The Observatory, which tracks Syria's war now in its seventh year, said that over the past two years the Russian military has killed more than 5,700 civilians, 4,258 IS fighters and 3,893 others from insurgent groups.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:45

Pulitzer Prize-winning " Hamilton " composer Lin-Manuel Miranda has begun a Twitter duel with President Trump - saying he's going "straight to hell" for the slow federal disaster response to Puerto Rico , where his father was born. "I'm anxious about one thing, saving lives". "They want us to do everything for them, then that should be a total community effort". In addition to Trump's Puerto Rico comments, the sketch also tackled Trump's attacks on the National Football League ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:36

No other than Lonzo Ball . Kyle Kuzma was a trending topic on Twitter Saturday night. That hype and buzz around the Lakers are back. The second overall pick in June's draft and the Most Valuable Player of the Las Vegas Summer League, Ball was the last starter introduced pregame and took the floor to a swell of cheers.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:30

Twenty-one American diplomats have suffered "ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive issues, and difficulty sleeping", Tillerson said. The measure, which applies to more than half of embassy staff, is aimed at reducing the number of USA personnel at risk of being exposed to the attacks, Rex Tillerson said in a statement on the State Department's Web site, Efe reports.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:16

Kayla Moore was referring to cases in which conservatives Christians came under fire for refusing to work with same-sex weddings. He has a degree from the University of Alabama School of Law and worked as an attorney in Gadsden, Alabama, for some time before launching his political career.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:19

We managed some good, wide passes". Cheika said there was evidence that it was already happening or else when the Springboks surged in the second half, the Wallabies would have wilted - but they're not doing it for long enough. "We gave Australia the respect they deserved". "We desperately wanted the result today because it was a tough two weeks for us", Kolisi said. "If you look at it in perspective where we've been this year, bar one game, where we had the comeback against New ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:15

Cayetano noted that Trump will be warmly welcome by his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, in Manila , after the White House confirmed on Friday that the US head of State will participate in the East Asia Summit. "The president's engagements will strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", the White House said in announcing the trip.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:16

Few people in Puerto Rico have suffered more from the devastation of Hurricane Maria than the elderly and the infirm. Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz implored Trump from afar to "make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives", while the president asserted that USA officials and emergency personnel are working all-out against daunting odds, with "incredible" results.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:15

I know you've probably already seen this, but I just wanted to make sure! She made a plea to the Trump administration to aid the "dying" citizens. Trump visits Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Hurricane-related fatalities continue to grow each day with far-flung patients unable to receive the life-saving dialysis, oxygen and other essential services they need, the group said.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:18

Pilot went on to say the Congress believed that Rahul becoming president "should happen in due course and the time has come for it to happen". Further taking a specific jibe at the rival BJP, Pilot added, "We will not form a margdarshak mandal to humiliate the senior leaders of of our party".

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:13

The main goal of the initial contacts through the diplomatic back-channel between the Trump State Department and North Korea's mission at the United Nations was the freedom of several American citizens imprisoned in North Korea, although US officials have told The Associated Press there were broader discussions about U.S.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:12

Macklemore played at the NRL grand final this weekend in Australia, and despite complaints played his " Same Love " same-sex marriage anthem. Soon after its release in 2013, Same Love hit the top 40 in the United States, becoming one of the first pro-gay marriage songs to make it into the charts.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:11

Cruz , who has appeared regularly on US cable news programs, was particularly pointed in rejecting a statement by acting Homeland Security secretary, Elaine Duke , who called the government's response "a good news story in terms of our ability to reach people and the limited number of deaths that have taken place".

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:10

His soft corner for the BJP was clearly visible during the press conference, where he avoided attacking the BJP, but had no qualms in slamming the Shiv Sena . Defending the bullet train project amid opposition after the Elphinstone stampede, he said, "I will never oppose any development project". Rane was thrown out of the Sena in 2005 after he accused the then Sena chief Bal Thackeray of having "blind love for his son".

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:11

The admission by Tillerson is at least somewhat surprising considering Trump said last month on Twitter that "talking is not the answer" when it comes to North Korea . While Tillerson has said similarly moderate things before - in August he noted North Korea's "restraint" and said the US wanted more goodwill gestures from the regime - his latest remarks in Beijing appeared tailored for a Chinese audience.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:11

Even after 30 years of service to the nation, we are asked to prove our identity. I gave everything for my country. "I am going to meet Army officials tomorrow and discuss the issue in detail", Mr. "If I were an illegal Bangladeshi, how could I serve the Indian army? ". Aman Wadud, a lawyer who will appear for Haque during his trial, took to Twitter and posted a video on micro-blogging site.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:10

Traveling with Duke were TSA Administrator David Pekoske, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Semonite, Coast Guard VADM Karl Schultz, DHS infrastructure official Christopher Krebs, and Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:13

The Trump administration spent much of the day defending itself from accusations that it has dragged its feet as officials on the island fight to restore electricity and mobile-phone service, and get families food and clean water. "I am very satisfied", Duke said. George Takei also shared a side-by-side comparison of Trump's tweets and Cruz wading in the water to help find survivors with a blow horn.