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Las Vegas shooter used real estate investments to fund gambling, guns

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Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock may have been targeting the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago that takes place annually in August. The report states Stephen Paddock had booked two rooms at the Blackstone Hotel on Michigan Avenue, one for August 1 - two days before the annual music festival began - and another for August 3, which was opening day. Read More »

Pence leaves Colts game after protest during anthem

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Trump has railed against the form of protest, calling it disrespectful to the flag and to veterans. After Pence issued his statement, Trump used Twitter to say he had told his vice-president to walk out if any protests occurred during the anthem. Read More »

Fire department kicks of Fire Prevention Week today

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For additional information and a chart to use to create a home escape plan visit www.mass.gov/dfs and type in home escape plans in the search bar. "It is important that everyone, especially children, know how to get out of a burning structure using a couple of times exit". Join us at 1200 Kentucky Street anytime from 5 to 8 p.m. Read More »

Hurricane Nate makes 2nd landfall near Biloxi, MS, as Category 1 storm

During the approach the United States coast, the storm intensified to hurricane first category. The worst of the weather will come to areas on the EAST side of the storm (east of I-65). That includes the New Orleans metropolitan area. The hurricane made landfall earlier on Saturday night at the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisianna, with winds of 85 miles per hour (140 kph). Read More »

22 dead in central America, as tropical storm Nate pummels through

The storm hit the state early Sunday with maximum sustained winds near 85 miles per hour (140 kph) but weakened later to a tropical storm as it moved inland, the U.S. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey tweeted that she had asked Trump for a presidential declaration of emergency, "to ensure we have all possible resources in place to respond to #HurricaneNate". Read More »

No clear motive yet in Vegas shooting

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Paddock booked a room at the Ogden hotel in downtown Las Vegas , which overlooks the site of the Life Is Beautiful festival. Paddock, a reclusive 64-year-old high-stakes gambler, rained bullets on the crowd at a country music festival Sunday night from his 32nd-floor hotel suite, killing 58 and wounding hundreds before taking his own life. Read More »

Trump tweets more criticism of former ally, Republican senator Corker

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Trump tweeted that he expected Corker to be an obstacle to the White House agenda's and charged that Corker "didn't have the guts to run" for re-election in 2018. The comments come after Corker made a statement Thursday that appeared to slam Trump's handling of foreign issues like the North Korean threat. President Donald Trump ripped into Sen. Read More »

With no elaboration, Trump talks of 'calm before the storm'

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President?" one reporter shouted. The White House has not yet responded to requests for clarification of Trump's comments. He also denounced Iran, saying the country should not be allowed to obtain nuclear weapons, and offered another stark warning to North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Read More »

Metro Atlanta under tropical storm watch as Nate approaches

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About 2,000 people were affected. Its second landfall, near Biloxi, was around 12:30 a.m. local time as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. "Your kids should be with you and ready". Nate had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. Forecasters predict Nate will hit across the US Gulf Coast. Read More »

United States calls for stricter gun regulations after Vegas shooting

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Co-owner James Mitchell said the device is not conducive to accuracy. The truth is far more complicated. Paddock needed these devices because he was likely unable to obtain a real machine gun . The US gun lobby, which has seldom embraced new firearms-control measures , expressed willingness to support a restriction on a rifle accessory that enabled a gunman to strafe a crowd with bursts of sustained gunfire as if from an automatic weapon. Read More »

Irish top North Carolina

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Wimbush's status was questionable throughout the week because of an injured foot. Brandon Wimbush warmed up and is expected to be available Saturday, but Book will get the start. McIntosh, a sophomore, capitalized on his extra work by scoring from 24 and 35 yards out - his third straight game with at least one rushing score. Read More »

Fire engulfs Butcher Island oil terminal

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The BPCL chairman, Sanjay Bhatia also added that a couple of months back HPCL oil tanks at Visakhapatnam too had encountered similar fire due to lightening strike and hence their help too is being sought to douse off the fire. "One fire tank was deployed to ensure the fire is doused, however the fire is still burning", Manohar Rao, chief of Safety, Security & Environmental refinery, BPCL. Read More »

Puerto Rico death toll not like 'real catastrophe' Katrina

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The Spanish newspaper labeled the decision of Trump to throw rolls of paper to the neighbors of Guaynabo - a municipality in the neighborhood of San Juan - as if they were basketball balls, as "rude". Earthquake-hit Mexico has itself offered aid to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria's destructive passage through the Caribbean. The president questioned the mayor's leadership ability after Cruz criticized Trump and asked him to focus on relief efforts for the island during a ... Read More »

BJP defends Amit Shah's son; Rs 100 cr defamation suit to be

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Reacting to the media report on the anomalies in Jay Shah's company, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi alleged that the BJP chief and his son were the main beneficiaries of demonetization. The demand from the opposition parties came after a media report, citing filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), said that the turnover of Jay Amit Shah-owned Temple Enterprise zoomed by around 16,000 times during 2015-16 at around Rs 80 crore over the previous year. Read More »

New York City's Andrea Pirlo to retire at end of MLS season

At my age, it's fine to say enough is enough. "It's not that you can go on forever to 50. I'll do something else." added Pirlo. The 38-year-old will retire at the end of the current MLS season, and in doing so will bring the curtain down on a stellar playing career that has seen him win numerous game's top competitions. Read More »

Iran warns United States against declaring Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

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Currently, U.S. military bases are located in countries neighboring Iran, including Bahrain, Iraq, Oman and Afghanistan, less than 500 kilometers (310 miles) from Iran's borders. Revolutionary Guard troops are now fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Jafari insisted that "new USA sanctions will forever destroy any chance of engagement". Read More »

Ronaldo inspires Portugal to 2-0 victory

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Santos said he "thought deeply" about the best way to deal with Ronaldo, who was on a yellow card and would have missed Tuesday's decisive game against Switzerland if he had picked up another. But these games are complicated. "Was it the right thing?" Three points is all that separates second-placed Portugal from leaders Switzerland in European qualifying Group B, and the UEFA Euro 2016 winners still hold their own fate in their hands with two games remaining. Read More »

The results of the referendum in Catalonia

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A fourth defendant, senior Catalan police official Teresa Laplana, was due to appear before the judge by video link for health reasons, court officials said. Sunday's violence appalled people everywhere, including Catalans opposed to independence . Bank of Sabadell is now headquartered in Barcelona , which sits in the country's Catalonia region. Read More »

Panchkula violence: IPS officer reinstated by Haryana govt

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Police, however, have accused her of not cooperating in the investigation and providing misleading answers. Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of rape convict self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh used two different mobiles, three global SIMcards and 16 domestic SIMcards while she was on the run for 38 days, the police revealed on Saturday. Read More »

Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down"

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With Gal Gadot hosting, it was a surprise for audiences to see Aldean in the cold open, sharing a monologue with audiences that they would "walk through these tough times together, every step of the way". "When America is at it's best, our bond and spirit". "You can stand me up at the gates of hell, but I won't back down". The choice of song was also a poignant tribute to rocker Petty, who died at the age of 66 on Monday, October 2 , after suffering a heart attack. Read More »

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman teach the meaning of 'namaste' to Chinese forces

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She stops Indian soldiers from answering. She also offered candies to the army personnel there. In the video, she is seen interacting with the Chinese soldiers, getting to know them and also greeted them saying " namaste ". Chief of Eastern Command Lt Gen Abhay Krishna briefed her about the Army's security preparedness along the India-China border. The statement had come amidst reports that China has maintained a sizeable presence of its troops near the Doklam standoff site and even started ... Read More »

Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year

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Paul Pioneer Press . Downstairs in the basement, they found the body of his twin brother, Richard John Kuefler, which had reached the point of mummification. In the correspondence, police say he wrote that his brother was ill and his mother did not want company at their home during the holidays. He told police he couldn't bring himself to bury them so he just left them in the home. Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter's Life Comes Into Focus, But Not His Motive

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The employee called Paddock an "educated consumer" who clearly "knew his facts" and "knew what he wanted" from the dealership, adding that he was not going to settle for more than a car's worth. "I've been doing this a long time and I can't remember another homicide - and then you multiply what I'm about to say by 58 - where you don't know why". Read More »

White supremacists just marched in Charlottesville again

We do not envy them having to constantly distance themselves from a pack of literal fascists. The Confederates lost the US Civil War in the mid-19th century, which broke out over the proposed abolition of slavery. It's been almost two months since the violent events that broke out in Charlottesville after a "Unite the Right" rally. Fortunately, the march, which coincided with the University of Virginia's bicentennial did not attract violence but still garnered backlash - specifically ... Read More »

Lisa Bloom Resigns as Harvey Weinstein Advisor

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The fate of Harvey Weinstein was in limbo Friday after a heated board meeting in which directors debated how to respond to sexual harassment allegations against the indie film impresario. The investigation has rocked the entertainment company, with employees and business partners demanding swift action by the board. Another attorney for Weinstein, Charles Harder, said the mogul is preparing a lawsuit against the NYT for "false and defamatory" statements. Read More »

Cryptic note found at Las Vegas shooter's hotel room

Last Thursday, days after the Life Is Beautiful festival, Paddock checked into a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Rooms were also reserved in Paddock's name in a Las Vegas building that overlooked the Life is lovely alternative music festival , held a week before Sunday's country music festival, said Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas police. Read More »

South Africa declare on 573 for four

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Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis continued the slaughter of Bangladesh's cricket team in Bloemfontein as they pushed South Africa passed 500 and notched up centuries in the process. Elgar followed up his 199 in Potchefstroom with his tenth Test century. Amla was the first to reach three figures on the second day when he scooped a drive off Mustafizur Rahman to the point boundary. Read More »

Johnson, #12 Auburn Run Past Rebels

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The Rebels were coming off a bye week entering the Alabama game after losing to Cal on the road 27-16. Johnson ran 59 yards against the Bulldogs before a defender caught up to him from behind and pushed him out of bounds at the 5-yard line. Read More »

2 soldiers killed, Alabama soldier injured at South Carolina's Fort Jackson

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The deceased soldiers' names are being withheld pending notification of their next of kin, the statement said. Approximately 3,500 active-duty soldiers are assigned to Fort Jackson full-time, according to the base. A soldier from Tennessee also was killed. "We ask that everyone keep the six service members who sustained injuries in their thoughts and prayers in the days ahead". Read More »

Boris Johnson warns only Tory 'nutters' want to oust Theresa May

Pressed on whether she was concerned that Shapps might be able to drum up enough support to trigger a leadership challenge , the prime minister repeated her previous point in the somewhat robotic style which attracted so much criticism during the General Election campaign: "What I think is necessary for the country now, what the country needs, is calm leadership". Read More »

Gunman's Father Was on FBI's Most Wanted List

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An Oregon Supreme Court opinion from 1981 says Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Benjamin Hoskins Paddock on September 6, 1978, at the Bingo Center in the small city of Springfield. But he denied the bank robbery, telling the same judge, "I swear to God I never had anything to do with it" and noting he didn't know he was being followed "until the windshield of my auto disintegrated". Read More »

State falls 40-34 in double-overtime at Texas

In the second overtime, a series of penalties would doom K-State to attempting a 53-yard field goal. But on this current Longhorn roster, Texas' quarterbacks may be the lone source of big plays. He also has 58 rushing yards on 26 carries. Ertz (12-of-18 for 224 yards) replaced Delton for Kansas State's final drive of regulation, but the Wildcats' push to win the game in regulation ended in a deep interception to Texas safety DeShon Elliott , his fifth pick in his last three games. Read More »

Yashwant dares BJP to take action

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He also stated that there is an atmosphere of fear in the country and that fear and democracy can not go together. The Kauravas were 100 brothers. Yashwant Sinha , former finance minister, says that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes he is among a group of habitual nay-sayers, "why do you take notice of us?" Prasad said, "With utter grief I have to say that what Sinha is saying is below the belt". Read More »

2-Year-Old Abducted Out of San Francisco

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The suspects should be considered armed and unsafe. According to a Facebook post, she was last seen by her father outside the family's backyard. She was last seen wearing black pajama bottoms and a pink shirt. Sherin Mathews is described as a 3-year-old girl that weighs approximately 22 pounds, has black hair, brown eyes and is approximately 3-feet tall. Police did not immediately release details about the abduction. Read More »