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Global Media Led coalition service member killed in Iraq
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The Defense Department has not released the nationality or names of the service members, "pending notification of next of kin", Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement. Iraqi forces, backed by the US-led coalition, began an offensive on September 21 to dislodge Islamic State from Hawija. So far, seven American servicemen have been killed in Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State group, including two in the battle to retake the northern city of Mosul .

Global Media Off-duty Calif. cop's wife thanks him for protecting her, others in Vegas
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One off-duty Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy was wounded, as were two family members of other OCSD personnel, but none of the injuries was life-threatening, the OCSD reported. Authorities said Paddock perched himself on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and unleashed hails of bullets on fans watching the festival as headliner Jason Aldean performed.

Global Media How US gun culture compares with world
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It has not been stated that Paddock was a member of the NRA; and his brother, talking to reporters Monday , said Paddock was never an "avid gun guy". American College of Physicians president Jack Ende used the occasion of the shooting to "call for a ban on the sale and ownership of automatic and semi-automatic weapons", he wrote in a statement .

Global Media Local Hospital Trauma Centers Look at Preparedness
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Authorities have reported more than 50 deaths and more than 500 injured from the shooting , which occurred at a country music festival near the Las Vegas strip's Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. An ambulance leaves the concert venue after the shooting in Las Vegas, . "You may need to bring in more cleaners to help clean the OR and turn it around quickly".

Global Media Johnson lauds PM May over Brexit
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Reflecting on his August visit to Libya , strife-torn since a war and the eventual toppling of longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, Johnson said British businesses wanted to invest in the city of Sirte . Heidi Allen, a Tory MP who represents South Cambridgeshire, tweeted: "100% unacceptable from anyone, let alone foreign sec. He does not represent my party".

Global Media Cows said to be emitting more methane than previously believed
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We typically think of farts as being the culprit, but belches are actually the primary source of cattle-produced methane, accounting for 95 percent of the problematic greenhouse gas . The new study found that a variety of guidelines that had been introduced by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 2006 to estimate methane emissions needed to be updated because livestock were being bred to be larger than before (and were being fed more), and their manure was being ...

Global Media Scottish Government Bans Fracking
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We told yesterday how Grangemouth owners Ineos refused to rule out taking legal action against the government if the gas extraction technique was outlawed. The estimate of shale gas in place is 80 trillion cubic feet, and the central estimate for shale oil in place is 6 billion barrels of oil. "I therefore welcome this announcement of a ban on fracking".

Global Media Police fire teargas at Kenyan vote protesters
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OT Morpho has employed 400 people to reconfigure the kits and will also be deploying one support engineer per constituency on election day. They could not do that during the last General Election and, in some places, were baffled that there were results from their constituencies on the IEBC portal yet they had not seen the actual forms.

Global Media Pentagon chief says United States admin backs Tillerson's North Korea effort
Author: 0 Pentagon chief says United States admin backs Tillerson's North Korea effort

On Sept. 12, the UN Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea which puts a cap on the import of its crude and refined petroleum products and bans all textile exports. The global community's sanctions will need to be strong enough to convince Kim he can not survive in power unless he changes course, he said. State Department officials insist Trump was not criticizing Tillerson , but pressuring Kim Jong-Un's regime to agree to discuss its disarmament while a ...

Global Media Jordan McIldoon: A Tribute to the Las Vegas Shooting Victim
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She maintained contact with the man's family to tell them where they would be able to find his body. CBC reports that two Manitoba women and two men from Saskatchewan were injured in the attack and are now in hospital. Jody Ansell, also from Manitoba, said in a tweet that she was shot in the arm and expected to be okay. They heroically brought with them wounded concert-goers who weren't able to flee themselves.

Global Media Russian Federation woos Saudi investment in LNG
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Prime Minister Medvedev will meet with the Saudi King in Moscow the following day to discuss joint investment projects, the government said in a statement on its website Tuesday. The Saudi diplomat also said that the King's visit would have a great impact, not only on boosting mutual relations between both countries, but on the situation in the entire region.

Global Media Modi to lay foundation stone of AIIMS-style hospital in Himachal
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The Prime Minister said the Congress " topmost leaders face corruption charges too, stating, " Sonia Gandhi is out on bail in the National Herald case, similarly the "yuvraaj' (prince) is out on bail in the National Herald case". Though, he even congratulated the government officials and the people of Himachal Pradesh for their contribution and achievement in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, attaining a clean India.

Global Media US Supreme Court justices divided in major voting rights case
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Allowing blatant partisan gerrymanders to stand, as a group of Republican state officials argue in a brief filed with the court, would be "devastating for our democracy". But if the Supreme Court punts on the partisan redistricting question the way it has in the past, it will be a clear signal for the parties - especially the Republican Party, which has shown how enthusiastic it is about gerrymandering - to go all out and carve up states to make sure they always win, no matter what the ...

Global Media Jason Aldean on Las Vegas Shooting: 'Something Has Changed in This Country'
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Mesquite authorities there secured a search warrant for the suspect's home and found several rifles in the suspect's room, said Mesquite Police officer Quinn Averett, a spokesman for the department. With seemingly little to go on, piecing together Paddock's life and any grievances or hatred he harbored is essential, said former Federal Bureau of Investigation profiler Clint Van Zandt.

Global Media Wimbledon station commuters flee train in 'Bible' panic
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The South Western Railway service from Shepperton to Waterloo was affected after the preacher read text that suggested men who lie with men should be put to death. According to passenger Adam Brooks , other passengers the South Western Railway (SWR) train stampeded. However, police searched the train and found nothing suspicious.

Global Media 2017's Biggest Gainer Could Lose Out on Iran Nuke Deal
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But proponents of the deal may have just found an unlikely ally in Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who earlier Tuesday stated unequivocally that the deal serves the national security interest of the U.S. By "it", we're talking about the law that is passed up here where we have to certify, plus the agreement. If Trump refuses to certify, Congress will have 60 days to decide whether to re-impose USA sanctions on Iran.

Global Media Las Vegas killer's father was bank robber on Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted list
Author: 0 Las Vegas killer's father was bank robber on Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted list

When the final verdict in Paddock's legal saga came in, and Circuit Judge George Woodrich made a decision to let him off with a $100,000 fine and no jail time. After his disappearance, the career criminal wouldn't surface again until 1978. The paper said Benjamin Hoskins Paddock lived in Oregon's Eugene-Springfield area for several years under the name Bruce Werner Ericksen.