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People Iraqi Kurdistan: the fight for a seat at the table of nations
Author: 0 Iraqi Kurdistan: the fight for a seat at the table of nations

The Baghdad government, Iran and Turkey all strongly opposed the referendum. The independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan is a " betrayal " of the Middle East and a threat to the future of the entire region, Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran .

Author: 0 Some in GOP Open to Banning Bump Stock Gun Accessory

Twelve of the 23 guns in his hotel room were fitted with bump stocks , officials said , allowing the guns to be fired nearly as though they were automatic weapons. Barack Obama had failed with repeated attempts to tighten gun right at opposition of Republicans in Congress . Bump-stocks replace the standard wooden stock of a rifle on which a shooter rests a shoulder at the time of firing.

People Treasury Secretary Has Spent Nearly $1 Million on Military Flights
Author: 0 Treasury Secretary Has Spent Nearly $1 Million on Military Flights

A government watchdog group is looking into a trip that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made recently with his wife, Louise Linton , aboard a government plane. All of Mnuchin's requests were classified as White House support missions, for which the president must have directed that the travel to occur. "Travel that is simply in general furtherance of a presidential initiative does not qualify".

People The Man Behind Las Vegas Massacre
Author: 0 The Man Behind Las Vegas Massacre

Investigators are probing the Las Vegas gunman's interest in other music festivals in the months before he killed 58 people and injured almost 500 at an outdoor country concert. Concert-goers reported hearing what they described as automatic gun fire during the shooting. "I thought they had fallen down and gotten cut or something, because it was the last thing that you wanted to believe, that people were actually getting killed in front of you".

People Simona Halep secures long-awaited win over Maria Sharapova
Author: 0 Simona Halep secures long-awaited win over Maria Sharapova

It proved to be one of the most entertaining Grand Slam finals in recent memory, with Ostapenko coming from a set down and then a break down in the second and third sets to secure her first ever tour title. The 28-year-old Slovakian conceded the match early in the second set after a medical timeout, giving Halep an opportunity to avenge her U.S. Open first-round defeat by Sharapova.

People Trump to request $29 bln for storm-hit Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Trump to request $29 bln for storm-hit Puerto Rico

Following the Puerto Rico visit, Trump appeared on Fox News and promised to "wipe out" the island's debt. " Puerto Rico is a disaster right now". Trump said, comparing the outcome favorably to that of Hurricane Katrina, which ravaged New Orleans in 2005. But before leaving the Island, he did say that Puerto Rico's staggering $73 billion debt would have to be forgiven - which would indeed dramatically improve the prognosis for Puerto Rico - if it can and does happen.

People Patrols in Doklam for protecting territory: China
Author: 0 Patrols in Doklam for protecting territory: China

The foreign secretary is accompanied by top Indian government officials. "The Chinese border forces have been patrolling in the area of Donglang, exercising their sovereign rights and safeguarding territorial sovereignty according to the historical boundary", the Ministry said in a written response.

People Republicans open to banning
Author: 0 Republicans open to banning "bump stocks" used in massacre

Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate judiciary committee. "I think we are on the verge of a breakthrough when it comes to sensible gun policy", Curbelo told reporters Thursday, saying his office has been "flooded" with calls from other lawmakers asking about the bill.

People Ghana beat Colombia in first match
Author: 0 Ghana beat Colombia in first match

In recognition of the increasing excitement about the lovely game in India, "Football Takes Over" was the first and most fitting choice as the official slogan for the tournament. "I was here in July for the draw". It's a lovely country, very attractive vast and diverse. "Facilities are fantastic, but we hope we get used to the food before the end of the competition", Kwasi said.

People EC hears arguments of two factions — AIADMK symbol row
Author: 0 EC hears arguments of two factions — AIADMK symbol row

Meanwhile, late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar has sent representatives to EC to withdraw her claim on the party symbol. Dinakaran approached the top court on Friday, a day after the Madras High Court turned down his plea to extend its October 31 deadline to February 28 next year.

People White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims
Author: 0 White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims

Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) calling for action to be taken. But after that, Sanders was asked about gun control and turned the attention to Chicago and its struggles with gun violence. Trump, however, has not always waited to inject politics into a mass shooting. "I know that we certainly have said this all along and we're glad that as they continue this process they're coming to the same conclusion".

People Natural disaster of 6.0-magnitude hits eastern Japan
Author: 0 Natural disaster of 6.0-magnitude hits eastern Japan

The natural disaster follows several recent activity around the Pacific Rim's "Ring of Fire" that brought serious quakes to Mexico, Vanuatu, and New Zealand. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage, Reuters reports. The "Ring of Fire" is located within the basin of the Pacific Ocean, lined with 452 volcanoes, making up around 75 percent of the world's total active volcanoes.

People Bowe Bergdahl to Plead Guilty to Desertion, Misbehavior Before the Enemy
Author: 0 Bowe Bergdahl to Plead Guilty to Desertion, Misbehavior Before the Enemy

After years of surreptitious negotations, President Obama announced at a Rose Garden ceremony in May 2014 that he had obtained Bergdahl's release in exchange for five Taliban prisoners being held at Guantánamo Bay. A guilty plea later this month will spare the need for a trial. "We're worn out on Sgt. Bergdahl, who's a trickster, a frightful swindler, who ought to have been executed", Trump said at a Las Vegas rally in 2015.

People IAF to soon start replacing all single engine fighter jets
Author: 0 IAF to soon start replacing all single engine fighter jets

The first batch of women fighter-pilots will fly warplanes from December after finishing the final leg of their training, which is underway at Kalaikunda Air Force facility in West Bengal, Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said on Thursday.

People No official confirmation on reports of Boston connection to Las Vegas shooter
Author: 0 No official confirmation on reports of Boston connection to Las Vegas shooter

Nothing indicates he ever stepped foot in Boston , but looked at sites that indicated an interest in Fenway and the Boston Center for the Arts, the commissioner said. The FBI has requested all inquiries be referred directly to them", the Red Sox statement said. The Las Vegas massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in recent United States history, took place last Sunday night, October 1, when a gunman opened fire for 10 minutes on a large crowd of concertgoers attending the Route 91 ...