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Speaking to the BBC , Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics said that conventional wisdom demonstrated that shares in "gun manufacturers rise after shootings like the one in Las Vegas as investors believe there will be a rush to purchase guns before new gun control regulations are put into place".
  • Dalit killed for watching upper castes-organised garba event

    Dalit killed for watching upper castes-organised garba event

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    The attackers said Dalits "do not have any right to watch garba ", the Press Trust of India news agency reported. "Jayesh was killed in the heat of the moment, as there was no rivalry between him and the accused". He cited the instance of two incidents on September 25 and September 29 in Gandhinagar district when members of the Rajput community beat up Dalits for sporting moustaches .
  • Planned Parenthood seeks halt to Arkansas abortion pill law

    Planned Parenthood seeks halt to Arkansas abortion pill law

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    A memo dated October 2 from the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) says the agency will file emergency rules on October 24 establishing standards for "complication plans" for medication-induced abortions. Planned Parenthood has argued that the regulations serve no medical objective and restrict access to legal abortion. The U.S. Supreme Court in past year threw out similar Texas rules that sharply reduced the number of abortion clinics there, rejecting the state's claims ...
  • US Defense Secretary indicates support for Iran nuclear deal

    US Defense Secretary indicates support for Iran nuclear deal

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    At the same hearing, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. James Dunford said , Iran "is not in material breach of" the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and affirmed that its implementation has "delayed the development of a nuclear capability by Iran".
  • Scooter Braun & Ariana Grande Speak Out On Las Vegas Tragedy

    Scooter Braun & Ariana Grande Speak Out On Las Vegas Tragedy

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    Grande , who has 53 million followers on Twitter, also gave her support to gun control. Lady Gaga posted: "This is terrorism plain and simple". Breitbart News reported that suspected shooter Stephen Paddock , 64, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, as tens of thousands of festival attendees watched country music star Jason Aldean perform.
  • Turkey's Chief Of General Staff Holds Talks In Theran

    Turkey's Chief Of General Staff Holds Talks In Theran

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    The upcoming visit of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Iranian capital Tehran targets expanding bilateral ties and cooperation in fight against terrorism. Bagheri said both Iran and Turkey agree on the need to maintain Iraq's territorial integrity. Gen. Bagheri noted that both Turkey and Iran have a common stance and attitude toward the banned independence referendum of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq.
  • US Opposes UN Resolution Against Death Penalty for LGBT People

    US Opposes UN Resolution Against Death Penalty for LGBT People

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    However, as NewNowNext.com reports , "The resolution doesn't call for the end to capital punishment altogether, but asks member nations not to use it in a "discriminatory manner"- including against against minors and pregnant women, or for blasphemy and consensual same-sex relations".
  • Rafael Nadal survives tough challenge from Frenchman Lucas Pouille

    Rafael Nadal survives tough challenge from Frenchman Lucas Pouille

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    In Tokyo, #Steve Johnson dismissed second-seed Dominic Thiem , 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, in the first round of the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2017. Also into the second round in the men's draw are Australia's Nick Kyrgios , former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro , American John Isner and third seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria.
  • Man escaped from Las Vegas shooting says gun fire 'just didn't stop'

    Man escaped from Las Vegas shooting says gun fire 'just didn't stop'

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    Paddock killed himself before police entered the hotel room he was firing from, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters. An ambulance leaves the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Topicana Avenue. On Monday they raided his home in Mesquite, Nevada. Police said Paddock wired $100,000 to an account in Danley's home country of the Philippines in the week before the shooting.
  • Off-duty officer shot at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival

    Off-duty officer shot at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival

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    Due to privacy concerns, the names of these members will not be released. "She was employed with the Manhattan Beach Police Department for 10 years and will be greatly missed", according to the department. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families and victims of this horrific mass shooting", the police department's release states. "But we don't have any hard numbers to report ".