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Domestic Violence Awareness Month events highlighted by Jill Biden visit

Domestic Violence Awareness Month events highlighted by Jill Biden visit The Shelter for Help in Emergency intends to use this vigil as an opportunity to offer hope, encouragement and healing to victims of domestic violence. The DES Domestic Violence Program is housed in the agency's Division of Aging and Adult Services and coordinates with shelters and community partners throughout the state to provide support services and funding. [Full Article...]

Advocates against domestic violence raise awareness through statistics at Ohio Statehouse

Advocates against domestic violence raise awareness through statistics at Ohio Statehouse Tragically, for many men, women & children, home life is destroyed by fear, physical violence & emotional abuse, often causing lifelong trauma. In 2016-17 Abigail's Arms, served 1,032 residential and nonresidential clients who were impacted by violence. [Full Article...]

French police arrest five after gas cylinders found in building in Paris

French police arrest five after gas cylinders found in building in Paris French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Tuesday that a number of people are now in custody after authorities discovered a homemade explosive device in a Paris neighborhood over the weekend. The law, created to replace the state of emergency that France has been under since the wave of bombings and shootings at Paris nightspots and France's national stadium in November 2015, is expected... [Full Article...]

The French police have prevented a terrorist attack at the stadium

The French police have prevented a terrorist attack at the stadium French lawmakers are expected to pass a tough new counter-terrorism law on Tuesday created to end the country's two-year state of emergency, with critics saying it will expand police powers at a cost to civil liberties. Terrorist group Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack on Sunday night. Lawyer Emmanuel Daoud, a member of the Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)... [Full Article...]

Gabby Giffords to Respond to Shooting at 1 pm ET

Gabby Giffords to Respond to Shooting at 1 pm ET Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the Las Vegas shooting shows that, "the time for hand-wringing and soul-searching is over". Trump's predecessor Barack Obama frequently used mass shootings to call for stricter gun control laws. "When permits are granted for a demonstration, and we know that law enforcement is going to be there with their weapons, why do other people need to bring their... [Full Article...]

Putin Offers New Ambassador Condolences Over Las Vegas Shooting

Putin Offers New Ambassador Condolences Over Las Vegas Shooting Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice asked Russia's state-controlled broadcaster Russia Today (RT) to register its branch office in the U.S.as a foreign agent, a move seen as "illegitimate" by Moscow . "I will seek out Russian people from all walks of life to share perspectives, to relay American values, and to deepen my growing appreciation for Russia's rich and fascinating h... [Full Article...]

See Keith Urban Cover Simon and Garfunkel at Vigil for Vegas Victims

See Keith Urban Cover Simon and Garfunkel at Vigil for Vegas Victims Police advised people to avoid the area and they shut down the south end of the strip as well as freeway traffic on the I-15 from Tropicana to Russell Road. "We're here to support the larger community of country music and country music fans and artists, who together have been shaken by this event". Thank you that none of us are born or die alone. [Full Article...]

Northam Cancels Gun Control Events After Vegas Shooting

Northam Cancels Gun Control Events After Vegas Shooting White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, according to ABC News , that the focus today should be on the victims of the shooting and their families. "We can do more than lower the flag to half-mast". The shooting is "yet another reminder that nothing has changed since Newtown and the grief and shock we experienced there", Blumenthal said Monday, a reference to the Sandy Hook school shootin... [Full Article...]

Hamas, Fatah to start reconciliation talks in Cairo next Monday

Hamas, Fatah to start reconciliation talks in Cairo next Monday Palestinians are starting to believe that reconciliation between the Fatah and Hamas rivals is finally at hand as Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah prepares to hold a cabinet meeting in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Secretary of Fatah's revolutionary council, Fayez Abu Aita told Breitbart Jerusalem that he believes Hamas and Fatah are headed for true national reconciliation "i... [Full Article...]

Two Women Plead Not Guilty to Killing Kim Jong-nam

Two Women Plead Not Guilty to Killing Kim Jong-nam The women had told their lawyers they did not know they were participating in a deadly attack and believed they were carrying out a prank for a reality TV show. Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has banned all its citizens from travelling to North Korea until further notice citing "the escalation of tensions in the Korean Peninsula and related developments arising from missile tests". [Full Article...]

Readers sound off: Stop blaming the NRA, we're all responsible

Readers sound off: Stop blaming the NRA, we're all responsible Swalwell defended Clinton's tweets by pointing out that more people might've died last night if they didn't hear shots ringing out, and he also noted Congress' plan to only legislate on gun suppressor sales. Reid's campaign website also touted the Democrat's support for initiatives to preempt local gun regulations. But then pivoted and took on the NRA. [Full Article...]

At least 15 people killed in multiple bomb attacks in Damascus

At least 15 people killed in multiple bomb attacks in Damascus The Syrian Observatory also said that a vehicle bomb had been detonated during the attack, but Mr Shaar did not mention a third explosion. Russia's RIA news agency reported that 15 people were killed. According to media reports, many casualities are feared dead. The Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper reported that the attacks took place near a police station in Midan neighborhood of the Syrian c... [Full Article...]

Victims of Las Vegas attack begin to be identified

Victims of Las Vegas attack begin to be identified Jordan McIldoon , from British Columbia, Canada, was just 23 and one of 58 dead after a gunman opened fire on the crowd of 21,000 people attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival . Sonny Melton was killed in the hail of gunfire that rained down from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Mr Melton's brother-in-law confirmed his death, it has been reported. [Full Article...]

Rihanna Calls Out Donald Trump On Twitter For Puerto Rico Response

Rihanna Calls Out Donald Trump On Twitter For Puerto Rico Response It is true that Roselló and his counterpart in the Virgin Islands have spoken cautiously about Trump's response, but listen closely and you can hear their inner frustration with the slow and inept response. During this season's trio of monster hurricanes - Harvey, Irma, Maria - Trump and his administration have drifted into the perilous territory of premature self-congratulation in the face of unf... [Full Article...]

Strongly pro-life, pro-marriage judge wins US Senate primary

Strongly pro-life, pro-marriage judge wins US Senate primary Although, we have a feeling this has something to do with the 64-year-old losing the Alabama primary, rather than the Trumpster backtracking. President Donald Trump's most recent tweets urging Alabamians to vote for Sen. "I think when he gets to know me that he'll understand that I do support a very conservative agenda for this country, and I think that he will back me, and I received a ... [Full Article...]

Two children killed as India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir

Two children killed as India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir Meanwhile, the Army killed an unidentified militant on the Line of Control ( LoC ) in Tanghdar Sector, Kupwara, on Monday morning. Meanwhile, Pakistan Foreign Ministry summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner and condemned the "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by the Indian forces in Rukh Chakri and Rawalakot Sectors on September 30 and October 2 respectively. [Full Article...]

Kurdish referendum in Iraq lacks legitimacy, says FO

Kurdish referendum in Iraq lacks legitimacy, says FO Turnout was reported at more than 72 percent of eligible voters. Last week's referendum had faced sharp opposition from most regional and worldwide actors, many of whom had warned that the poll would only serve to distract from Iraq's ongoing fight against terrorism and further destabilize the already-volatile region. [Full Article...]

Military Confirms Navy Aircraft Crashes in Tennessee

Military Confirms Navy Aircraft Crashes in Tennessee Lt. Elizabeth Feaster, a spokeswoman for Naval Air Training, said an investigation will be launched to determine the cause of the tragedy. October 2: A USA navy training aircraft has reportedly crashed near Tellico Plains in Tennessee. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh, Myanmar joint group to oversee Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh, Myanmar joint group to oversee Rohingya repatriation Over half a million Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh since the start of a military crackdown in the Myanmar border state of Rakhine. The repatriation process can start any time for those who wish to return to Myanmar, according to the country's authorities. [Full Article...]

Shocking map shows Maria winds lashing North Carolina

Shocking map shows Maria winds lashing North Carolina A week after devastating Puerto Rico , Hurricane Maria has grazed the coast of North Carolina. The storm is centered about 210 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras and is moving at 7 mph. The Met Office said the potential effects will be "far from those experienced in the Caribbean", but added that weather systems like Maria can bring very strong winds and heavy rain. [Full Article...]


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