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Former Iraq president, Kurdish leader Talabani dies

Former Iraq president, Kurdish leader Talabani dies An authoritative figure in Iraqi opposition politics for more than 50 years, his appointment made Talabani, a Kurd, the first non-Arab president of an Arab country. (He lost that argument, and Hussein was executed.) Talabani was a symbol of a unified Iraq, and yet he helped negotiate considerable autonomy for the Kurdistan Regional Government in the writing of Iraq's constitution. [Full Article...]

Would-be bank robbers thwarted in Brazil after digging 600m tunnel

Would-be bank robbers thwarted in Brazil after digging 600m tunnel After a three-month operation, police nabbed 16 suspects late Monday. The arrests were reportedly made in the north of Sao Paulo, where the culprits are thought to have been manufacturing digging tools. The gang members spent over a million dollars on the construction of the tunnel but a successful plan would have left them with a lot more money. They have also confirmed that all the leaders hav... [Full Article...]

Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies

Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies Talabani suffered a stroke in 2012 and was moved to a German hospital later that year for treatment. He died in Germany, according to Erbil-based Rudaw TV , which reported earlier in the day that his health had deteriorated. He served as the sixth President of Iraq from 2005 to 2014, and the President of the Governing Council of Iraq (39th Prime Minister of Iraq). Iraqi Kurdish lawmaker Zana ... [Full Article...]

Ana G. Mendez University President Discusses Puerto Rico Recovery

Ana G. Mendez University President Discusses Puerto Rico Recovery Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria and extensive damage there has severely crippled communication on the island. "It was very sad to see a handsome island like Puerto Rico in just a mere 12 to 16 hours being destroyed", Mendez said in an exclusive interview with NBC 6. [Full Article...]

UA grad Christiana Duarte reported dead after Las Vegas shooting

UA grad Christiana Duarte reported dead after Las Vegas shooting The Sox selected Mikey Duarte , a shortstop, in the 23rd round of this year's draft out of UC Irvine. A friend of Duarte's also posted about her on Instagram, imploring people to reach out with information on her whereabouts. Christiana Duarte, 21, has been confirmed as one of the at least 59 left dead after the Las Vegas shooting, according to multiple California news outlets . [Full Article...]

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies in German Hospital

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies in German Hospital Talabani had been hospitalised several times in recent years ever since he suffered a stroke in 2012. Former Iraqi President and Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani has died in a Berlin hospital at age 83, according to Kurdish officials. The vote, rejected by Baghdad as illegal, has put deep strain on ties between the Kurds and central Iraqi authorities, who have cut off worldwide flights to the... [Full Article...]

North Korea's leader needs to realize can't survive with nukes: Dunford

North Korea's leader needs to realize can't survive with nukes: Dunford Roughly 24 hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters the US has been engaged in diplomatic talks with Pyongyang, President Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to deride the effort - as well as Kim Jong Un . We "soft-threaten" Comrade Kim with a high-altitude balloon drop of light-weight, full-color, waterproof and indestructible mylar leaflets launched from a ship in the global ... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu decries Palestinian unity bid and promises more settlement homes

Netanyahu decries Palestinian unity bid and promises more settlement homes Netanyahu's explicit demand to dismantle Hamas's military capabilities addresses a concern that a reconciliation between the PA and Hamas could result in the PA taking over the civilian institutions of government in Gaza but allowing Hamas to maintain its terror infrastructure. [Full Article...]

'We Need Gun Control,' Ariana Grande Claims

'We Need Gun Control,' Ariana Grande Claims Gaga also invited fans to join her in a live-streamed 20 minutes of silent meditation or prayer "to connect us all through inner peace". Ariana Grande , whose concert in Manchester was bombed in May, has called the Las Vegas massacre "terrorism", a word US President Donald Trump has assiduously steered clear of using for the murder of 58 people. [Full Article...]

Brasileiro é encontrado morto em prisão na Suíça

Brasileiro é encontrado morto em prisão na Suíça O brasileiro tinha 36 anos e havia sido preso após ser acusado de assassinar um idoso de 67 anos em um estacionamento em Eglisau, no ano de 2016. Segundo autoridades suíças, Luís R. Ainda de acordo com o Itamaraty, ele pediu a segunda via de documentos ao consulado que, ainda no dia 28 de setembro, o visitou para prestar assistência. [Full Article...]

Hilarious ad uses farmers to school people for saying 'that's gay'

Hilarious ad uses farmers to school people for saying 'that's gay' The video shows two farmers talking about a pie one of them has just dropped on the ground. "Actually, Nigel, that's not gay at all". 'We chose to address something small that contributes to much larger issues - homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, ' Rainbow Youth said on Facebook. [Full Article...]

Accountability court in Islamabad starts hearing into reference against Ishaq Dar

Accountability court in Islamabad starts hearing into reference against Ishaq Dar Judge Muhammad Bashir will record the depositions of two of the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) witnesses. Ishaq Dar appeared before the court on Wednesday for the third time. "The framing of charge without observing mandatory provision of law is a breach of principle of fair trial as guaranteed by Constitution", a petition read. [Full Article...]

Bill Kelly: Vegas massacre is only the tip of the iceberg

Bill Kelly: Vegas massacre is only the tip of the iceberg But there is a limit to how much state-by-state restrictions on gun sales can accomplish. But Ryan did not address moves made by the GOP and President Donald Trump earlier this year that reversed an Obama administration regulation to make it more hard for those who are on Social Security for mental illness to be able to purchase guns. [Full Article...]

Local agencies pitch in for National Night Out

Local agencies pitch in for National Night Out Upshur County Sheriff's Office says NNO is still scheduled for tonight, but some have been relocated. Other West Tennessee cities including Martin, Milan and Brownsville also plan to participate in National Night Out. If you were driving around Tuesday night, you may have noticed more than a few block parties and barbecues going on. Littlejohn says it may be fun for residents, but it transla... [Full Article...]

Ardern 'not concerned' National get first crack at Peters in negotiation talks

Ardern 'not concerned' National get first crack at Peters in negotiation talks Labour will be meeting with the New Zealand First leader tomorrow afternoon. The final count from the September 23 election will be declared on Saturday. On the election night results, Labour, the Greens and NZ First would have 61 seats - a single vote majority in parliament. National and NZ First could form a two party coalition and hold 67 seats - a comfortable majority. [Full Article...]

GoFundMe for victims, families of Las Vegas shooting tops $2M

GoFundMe for victims, families of Las Vegas shooting tops $2M He and other officials are also calling for blood donations. In addition, people have already donated more than $1 million to a GoFundMe page that has been established to help the victims. The attack targeted more than 22,000 people and has been called the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. The motives of the shooter-64-year-old retiree Stephen Paddock-were still unclear. [Full Article...]

Vegas shooter had 200+ reports of suspicious activities, large financial transactions

Vegas shooter had 200+ reports of suspicious activities, large financial transactions Paddock had 23 guns in his hotel room. The police said the shooter had stockpiled a total of 42 firearms in his hotel room and at his home , 130 km away from the site of the massacre, CNN reported . He said he was not aware that his brother had gambling debts. Cayetano, who is on an official visit in NY, at the same time said that the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles was monitorin... [Full Article...]

Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.18

Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.18 Criteo S.A., launched on October 19, 2005, is a global technology company specializing in digital performance marketing. Criteo SA is headquartered in Paris, France. The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.equitiesfocus.com/2017/10/01/criteo-s-a-crto-expected-to-announce-quarterly-sales-of-229-58-million.html. [Full Article...]

Georgia gun laws, like Nevada's, are among weakest in the nation

Georgia gun laws, like Nevada's, are among weakest in the nation Nevada capitalises heavily on machine gun tourism, and was ranked the 22nd-best state for gun owners by Guns & Ammo magazine. The head of Nevada's NRA affiliate insisted no laws could have stopped a gunman from killing scores and wounding hundreds of concertgoers in Las Vegas . [Full Article...]

Libyan city can become next Dubai once they 'clear dead bodies away'

Libyan city can become next Dubai once they 'clear dead bodies away' Mr Johnson, whose keynote conference speech on Tuesday will be keenly scrutinised for signs of disloyalty, insisted on Monday evening that he is in complete agreement with the vision for Brexit set out by Mrs May. 'The only thing they've got to do is clear the dead bodies away and then we'll be there'. Theresa May was urged to sack him for his latest gaffe, which critics said proved that Mr John... [Full Article...]


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