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Plattsmouth Community Schools closed Wednesday due to "credible" shooting threat

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The district says the credibility of the threat could not be determined before school starting time Wednesday, so classes were canceled . "We take these threats very seriously", the notice said. KCCI has also learned that West Des Moines, Ankeny and a Nebraska school have received similar threats. Local law enforcement made contact with one, but not all, of the potential suspects. Read More »

NY Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting

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Overall, Nevada's gun restrictions shoot blanks. This morning, our nation woke up to yet another senseless tragedy - one that we have seen repeated far too many times. They said he was able to bring the guns into the hotel on his own. House Majority White Steve Scalise, who returned to Congress last week after being shot when a gunman opened fire on members of the Republican congressional baseball team in Alexandria, Virginia , in June, tweeted that he and his wife, Jennifer, are ... Read More »

White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre

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Back in the U.S. just a few days, those worst fears have been realised. How else to explain the overnight shooting, already dubbed the worst mass killing in U.S. "Look, we have a tragedy. and what happened in Las Vegas is in many ways a miracle". "Almost 5 years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School took the lives of 26 innocents, including 20 children". Read More »

Rex Tillerson Reportedly Called Trump a 'Moron' and Threatened to Quit

XOM, -0.06% , made the remark in front of members of Trump's national-security team and cabinet officials, NBC reported , citing three separate officials. Kelly and Mattis have remained Tillerson's staunchest allies in the cabinet. "They just wanted stability", according to one of a dozen current and former senior administration officials who spoke to NBC. Read More »

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) Moves into Overbought Territory

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Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 186.32% since October 3, 2016 and is uptrending. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 192,850 shares of company stock worth $7,281,691. ( NYSE:C ), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Read More »

Vegas killer's girlfriend sought: sheriff

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Eric Paddock added that his brother had "no machine guns" when he helped move him from Florida to Nevada a few years ago. The father went by the alias Benjamin Hoskins Paddock , according to accounts from the time. official with knowledge of the case said. The community includes an 18-hole golf course, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a recreation center. After he was caught, he was imprisoned but later escaped. Read More »

Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 11 gets all-time low ratings in the UK

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Meanwhile, Zubair will accuse Bandgi of being two-faced in tonight's episode which ensues into a fight, reports Colors TV . Will he consider his mother or grandmother weak because they are women? A new day at Bigg Boss' house promises fresh fights and quarrels and also a new task. Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter 'Sick' and 'Demented Man'

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Both Gillespie and Northam addressed the shooting in Las Vegas before beginning their prepared remarks. The three worst mass shootings in US history have occurred in the past 10 years, and that's not including what is arguably the saddest: 20 elementary school students and six adults mowed down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. Read More »

Barcelona striking in protest over Catalonia referendum violence

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However the league wouldn't postpone the match so it had to go ahead however the club decided that they would play the match behind closed doors, leading to the very unusual situation of no fans being inside the stadium. If the notion that sports and politics do not mix has been questioned in recent months as United States president Donald Trump leads a heated conflict with the National Football League and its players, the Spanish and Catalans have completely refuted it. Read More »

Irish court refers landmark EU-US data transfer case to EU

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Mr Schrems had filed a complaint a number of years ago with the Data Protection Commissioner in which he claimed that the transfer of his personal data by Facebook Ireland to its U.S. The company has previously said the case could lead to a breakdown in transatlantic data transfers that could knock European Union economic output by up to 1.3 percent. Read More »

Theresa May presented with a P45 during conference speech

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An often excruciating speech was punctuated by coughs, splutters and brief interludes to sip water. Nelson - a known prankster whose real name Simon Brodkin - handed her the paper, causing her to stumble over her words before the individual was removed from the stage. Read More »

Vijay Mallya arrested again

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The judge, Chief Magistrate Emma Louise Arbuthnot, said that Mallya has been freed on the "same bail conditions as before" which he must abide by. Absconding business mogul, Vijay Mallya was arrested in London on Tuesday before being released on bail for the second time this year. Read More »

Viera: Pique is committed to Spain

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The 30-year-old recently admitted that he would walk away from global duty if his views became a problem for the Spanish Football Federation, but during his pre-match press conference, the defender insisted that his commitment should not be questioned. Read More »

Additional Oddities Start to Emerge About Las Vegas Shooter

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She was sent away. Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. According to sources, the 62-year-old was met by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents to be questioned about what she may know about the attack and get a possible motive. Read More »

The rest of the world really doesn't understand American gun culture

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Ryan said the actions of the gunman who killed at least 59 people and wounded hundreds more will not "define us as a country". The shooter carried out his rampage from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, looking down on the packed country music festival across Las Vegas Boulevard below. Read More »

Trump seeking better trade ties with Thailand

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The U.S. Trade Representative's office reported that the U.S. trade deficit with Thailand was $18.9 billion past year, the 11th largest faced by the United States . While Obama invited Prayut to an ASEAN leaders' summit in California in February 2016, the Thai junta leader had not received a one-on-one invitation to the White House . Read More »

Cambridge researcher wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry

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The technique means that viruses and bacteria - such as the Zika virus - can be examined under a microscope in their native state. The three scientists will receive the Nobel Medal, Nobel Diploma and a document confirming the Nobel Prize amount (9 million Swedish krona, about $1.1 million) from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at the annual Nobel ceremony in Stockholm on December 10, along with the rest of this year's laureates. Read More »

Russia's Aerospace Forces eliminate 12 Jabhat al-Nusra commanders in Syria

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Konashenkov added that the strike was part of a long-term operation targeted at those responsible for the encirclement of 29 Russian military police officers outside Idlib on September 18. Since 2017, Fateh al-Sham dominates a coalition of jihadist factions under the name Hayat Tahrir al-Sham. Washington and the United Nations did not recognise the break from al-Qaeda and retained the jihadists on their terror blacklists. Read More »

Marilou Danley has returned to US - BI

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Danley was out of the country at the time of the shooting and has not been named a co-conspirator in the massacre. She was previously just referred to as a witness who they were interested in interviewing . Her sisters told Australian outlet 7News that Ms Danley had not known about the trip until Paddock told her he had bought her a ticket to the Philippines . Read More »

Boris Johnson slammed by top Tories over Libya 'dead bodies' comments

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Damian Green, the de facto deputy prime minister, rebuked Mr Johnson and said his comments were "unacceptable". 'There comes a time when the buffoonery needs to stop, because if Boris Johnson thinks the bodies of those fearless government soldiers and innocent civilians killed in Sirte are a suitable subject for throwaway humour, he does not belong in the office of Foreign Secretary'. Read More »

Former Iraq president, Kurdish leader Talabani dies

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Talabani's death comes a week after Iraqi Kurds voted to secede from Iraq in a controversial referendum. Yildirim said that Talabani had made significant contributions to the history and politics of Iraq as well as developing ties with Turkey. Read More »

"Pro-Life" Congressman Caught Telling His Extramarital Boo to Get an Abortion

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When Murphy , a cosponsor of the bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, starts writing them, will he mention that he's against abortion unless it's for the side piece of a married congressman? Employees have also accused Murphy of creating a hostile work environment and engaging in an "ongoing and ever more pronounced pattern of sustained inappropriate behavior", according to a memo allegedly written by Susan Mosychuk, Murphy's chief of staff, the Post-Gazette reports. Read More »

UN Investigation Finds Egypt Bought Weapons from North Korea

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United States officials and Western diplomat said that the Egyptian businessmen kept the transactions in the deal secret, noting that this incident prompted the latest in a series of intense USA complaints over Egyptian efforts to obtain banned military hardware from Pyongyang. Read More »

Student groups react to Las Vegas shooting with sorrow, calls for reform

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SHEPHERD: If you'd have said, right, we're going to have new gun laws now, there are so many weapons out there. Calls for tougher gun control laws are growing louder after the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. But the speaker has shown no interest in legislation to tighten up gun laws. But that ended two years ago when the conservative state legislature prohibited cities and counties from passing local gun ordinances. Read More »

U.S. votes against condemning death penalty for gay sex

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Coverage of the resolution has nearly exclusively focused on it being the first on the death penalty to pass while mentioning LGBT relationships, which advocacy groups like the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association have heralded as "historic". Read More »

Man Who Saved 30 People During The Las Vegas Concert Shooting

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Smith acted quickly and told all nine of his family members to hold hands and run, but they were separated in the chaos. According to witnesses on the ground, Smith jumped into action, directing people toward a handicap parking lot further from Las Vegas Boulevard yelling, "Active shooter, active shooter, let's go!" He was about a 1/4 a mile away near the backside of McCarran Airport when he stood up and suddenly felt the sting of a bullet. Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter's Father Was a Bank Robber Wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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When Mashable pointed out that it's unethical to spread misinformation when people are desperately looking for their missing family and friends, he just said: "You are right I'm sorry ". Several vigils were held on Monday night to honour the victims of the shooting. His brother, Stephen, once lived in a gated community in Viera - just North of Melbourne, according to records and kept it for only two years - selling it back in 2015. Read More »