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Woman killed in shooting at Thornton Walmart identified

Woman killed in shooting at Thornton Walmart identified Authorities considered 47-year-old Scott Ostrem armed and unsafe. Ostrem was arrested Thursday, about 14 hours after the shooting inside a Walmart in the Denver suburb of Thornton. Authorities used security video to help identify him. Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila said Thursday that 47-year-old Scott Ostrem had a minor criminal history, but Avila didn't elaborate. [Full Article...]

Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader

Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader Last week, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy imposed direct rule on Catalonia , dissolving the regional parliament and calling local elections for December 21. With Puigdemont and four others in Belgium, only 15 turned up. Five other senior members of the Catalan parliament, as well as Speaker Carme Forcadell, are facing the same charges but, because of their parliamentary immunity, their ... [Full Article...]

Scullion backs Williams for Senate president

Scullion backs Williams for Senate president But in a further shock for the government on Tuesday, Parry, president of the Senate and Liberal Senator from Tasmania, revealed that he was also likely to be a dual citizen of Australia and Britain, and was prepared to resign should it be confirmed by Britain's Home Office. [Full Article...]

Mueller Investigation Sinks a Trump Nominee

Mueller Investigation Sinks a Trump Nominee Trump's tweets also erred in their characterization of the timing of events listed in the indictment of his former campaign manager Paul Manafort and Manafort's chief aide, Rick Gates. Clovis' lawyer said he was just "being polite" at the time and described Clovis as "a polite gentleman from Iowa". Clovis could not stop an American citizen from traveling overseas "in his personal capacity", ... [Full Article...]

President Trump Demands Death Sentence for New York Terrorist

President Trump Demands Death Sentence for New York Terrorist US President Trump's call late on November 1, 2017, for the death penalty to be used against Sayfullo Saipov was irresponsible, Human Rights Watch said today. His attorney, David Patton, has said he hopes "everyone lets the judicial process play out". "Tell that to people in the Pentagon", Graham said in a reference to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. [Full Article...]

Eight dead and over dozen people injured in NY terrorist attack

Eight dead and over dozen people injured in NY terrorist attack Saipov and ISIS and were treating the episode as a case of an "inspired" attacker, two counterterrorism officials said. The motorist, driving south down the path in a Home Depot rental truck, hit numerous people as nearby Stuyvesant High School was letting out for the day, officials said. [Full Article...]

UK Defense Secretary resigns amid harassment allegations

UK Defense Secretary resigns amid harassment allegations British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned from office following accusations he inappropriately touched a journalist's knee. The Defence Ministry confirmed he had stepped down. As Fallon appeared on television to read a prepared statement, repeating his letter to May, the U.S. government said the resignation "should in no way impact our relationship" with Britain. [Full Article...]

Parent Holding A Teacher Hostage In California Elementary School

Parent Holding A Teacher Hostage In California Elementary School According to the Riverside Police Department, the incident began around noon local time when the suspect stormed into Castle View Elementary. The man was shot by police and pronounced dead at the hospital. Parents were required to show ID before leaving with any students. Shortly before 6 pm, Riverside police raided the classroom using flash bang grenades. [Full Article...]

Removed Catalonian President Ignores Subpoena from Spanish Justice

Removed Catalonian President Ignores Subpoena from Spanish Justice Puigdemont travelled to Belgium at the weekend with other members of the dismissed Catalan administration and hired a lawyer . His lawyer , Paul Bekaert told the Associated Press that under Spanish law defendants can take questions from outside of Spain. [Full Article...]

Police probe as taxi collides with pedestrians in central London

Police probe as taxi collides with pedestrians in central London Police have said they do not suspect terrorism but are still investigating the cause of the accident. The driver stopped at the scene and has been detained, police said. Two others were treated for minor injuries at the scene, while the fourth received medical checks. In a statement, the Met said it was are "aware of injuries", but are awaiting further confirmation. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal secures year-end No 1 spot after remarkable 2017 season

Rafael Nadal secures year-end No 1 spot after remarkable 2017 season Nadal is also the oldest, testimony to his relentless determination. Roger Federer paved the way for his long-time rival to end 2017 top of the rankings after pulling out of the Paris Masters in order to rest ahead of the ATP Finals. He will next face Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay. Fourth seed Alexander Zverev looked jaded in a surprise 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 loss to Dutchman Robin Haase in his opening m... [Full Article...]

USA preterm births rise for second year in a row

USA preterm births rise for second year in a row The preterm birth rate among black women is 46 percent higher than the rate among all other women. Babies born preterm face a greater likelihood of death before their first birth, the March of Dimes says, or lifelong disabilities or chronic health conditions. [Full Article...]

A Cup Monster Dubbed 'Grounds' Among Measures Urging Starbucks to Enhance Sustainability

A Cup Monster Dubbed 'Grounds' Among Measures Urging Starbucks to Enhance Sustainability Taking a cue from customers who had been using their cups as a canvas, a year ago Starbucks red cups featured 13 different designs created by customers. The reason for this is because Starbucks is hoping to inspire you to color in your own cup. The coffee empire unveiled its coloring book-inspired cup on Wednesday that invites patrons to further the design themselves. [Full Article...]

Aboriginal leaders ban tourists from climbing Uluru

Aboriginal leaders ban tourists from climbing Uluru The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park board has imposed a ban as the rock is considered a sacred place by its indigenous owners. And in the US, visitors are asked to stay off the Devils Tower National Monument in June each year "out of respect for traditional cultural activities of American Indians". [Full Article...]

I'd Consider Sending the NYC Terrorist to Gitmo

I'd Consider Sending the NYC Terrorist to Gitmo Trump called for "quicker and stronger" justice for terrorists. Trump's suggestion about sending Saipov to Gitmo came after Sen. The US will treat suspect Sayfullo Saipov, 29, as an "enemy combatant" moving forward, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Following US attack, Trump warns against the return of ISIS

Following US attack, Trump warns against the return of ISIS Trump also lent credence on Wednesday morning to an unconfirmed theory initially floated on extreme-right outlet Breitbart News that Saipov had entered the United States through the Diversity Visa Lottery Program, and laid blame on New York Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer for helping to create the program. [Full Article...]

Putin visits Iran, praises joint efforts in solving regional issues

In a news conference on Wednesday, Putin also expressed solidarity with Iran regarding the two countries' cooperation in the ongoing conflict in nearby Syria. The meeting came hours before a Tehran-hosted summit between presidents of Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan to discuss trilateral and regional issues, including the Syrian crisis. [Full Article...]

Overloaded with Halloween candy? Here are some ideas

Overloaded with Halloween candy? Here are some ideas The goodies will be shipped to Operation Gratitude for inclusion in care packages to US service members deployed overseas and to first responders serving here at home. Operation Gratitude started encouraging dental offices to collect Halloween candy to send to the troops in 2007. "It's just a really good way for us to appreciate the troops and what they're doing for us", Ellinger said. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi to visit Raebareli after NTPC plant explosion

Rahul Gandhi to visit Raebareli after NTPC plant explosion The plant started generating power in 1988. Congress president Sonia Gandhi , the Member of Parliament from Rae Bareli, offered condolences for the victims and their families. "Due to the unfortunate NTPC accident, I will visit Rae Bareli tomorrow morning". There was a "sudden abnormal sound" at Unit 6 of the NTPC plant in the town of Unchahar and flue gases and steam escaped during the inc... [Full Article...]

J&K Congress unit pays tribute to Indira Gandhi

J&K Congress unit pays tribute to Indira Gandhi In its tribute to the former Prime Minister, the Congress said, 'Remembering Indiraji and her enormous passion for India and its people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary. [Full Article...]


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