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Kaspersky calls BS on claims it enabled hack on NSA contractor

The company said in a statement that it "has not been provided any information or evidence substantiating this alleged incident". He said the product's user license agreement, which few customers probably read, allows this. The company said it appears to be caught in the middle of a "geopolitical fight". And since Kaspersky is a Russian company, there's a chance its antivirus scan was monitored by Russian-government linked hackers.

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Trump administration turns NASA back toward the Moon

Pence also proclaimed that the USA will be the first nation to put humans on Mars - whether that will be via NASA or a private company like SpaceX (or a mixture of both) is yet to be seen. Pence pledged that the Trump administration, with the help of the NSC, will develop and implement a coherent, long-term USA space strategy. Currently, NASA relies on the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, to transport astronauts to and from the space station.

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Saudi says oil deal with Russian Federation helping market, demand healthy

OPEC ministers attending the Moscow event said they were considering extending the deal or making a deeper cut. Russia's budget revenue from oil and gas taxes, which earlier this year recovered to 2015 levels, fell again by July on crude-price fluctuations and a stronger rouble.

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What next as Catalan crisis escalates?

Pro-independence parties who control the regional government staged the referendum in defiance of a Constitutional Court ruling that the vote violated Spain's 1978 constitution, which states the country is indivisible. The court order came as political uncertainty over Catalonia's secession bid started spreading to the economy, with stock markets falling and big Catalan firms relocating or considering a move to elsewhere in Spain .

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Edward Heath Would Have Faced Sex Abuse Inquiry, Say UK Police

He conceded that due to the passage of time many investigative opportunities were not available, as memories had deteriorated and potentially relevant documents lost. The first two assaults allegedly took place in 1961 and 1962 while Heath served as MP (Member of Parliament ) for Bexley and Lord Privy Seal. Heath was made Tory party leader a year later.

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Who Is Marilou Danley, Stephen Paddock's Apparent Girlfriend?

Overall, 527 people were injured during the mass shooting. Almost two days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern us history , what set off the 64-year-old high-rolling gambler and retired accountant remained a big question mark Tuesday.

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How Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are bonding over oil

On Saturday, official data showed Saudi Arabia's economy has slipped back into recession as the oil sector stagnates and the government sector is hit by austerity policies created to curb a state budget deficit. "The visit of the Saudi Arabian king [Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud] and his big delegation is considered to be historic, as this is the first visit of the head of the Kingdom to Russian Federation".

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White House says Philadelphia man hero at Las Vegas shooting

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo named the 62-year-old as a "person of interest" shortly after the mass shooting Sunday night. Authorities in the USA, the Philippines and Australia were involved in the search for Danley, who travels on an Australian passport, CNN reported.

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Nearly 400000 Texans At Risk After Funding for CHIP Runs Out

About 23,000 kids are covered by this part of the program. Lawmakers must remember that the measure of our society, and how they will be judged by voters, is by how well we defend the rights of those who can least defend themselves. By all accounts, an overwhelming bipartisan majority of lawmakers even wanted to renew it. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-OR, announced late last week that the committee will markup a bill to extend federal funding for the ...

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Gabrielle Giffords issues statement after Las Vegas shooting

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi echoed those calls on Monday, urging House Speaker Paul Ryan to form a Select Committee on Gun Violence "to study and report back common sense legislation to help end this crisis". "I'm exhausted of waking up to horrific news like this, and I'm sure you are, too". Scalise returned to the Capitol last week after he was shot and critically wounded in June as he and fellow Republicans practiced for a congressional baseball game.

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Gun control events with Giffords canceled after mass shooting in Las Vegas

Since making an unbelievable recovery, Giffords has advocated for stricter gun legislation. He singled out the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act - or SHARE - Act, which supporters say is about hunters' rights. The two criticized efforts to tamp down real policy suggestions. "We need a president who recognizes that we have a gun violence problem and will work towards solutions", Kelly said of Trump, who offered his condolences to shooting victims in a short statement ...

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Valley vigils honor lives lost in Las Vegas Strip shooting

During the event, organizers collected donations to the Music City Cares Fund , pledging 100 percent would be sent to help with the immediate and ongoing needs of victims in Las Vegas. Elizabeth Lawler works for Live Nation, the concert promoter behind the Route 91 Harvest Festival . A video posted by a Twitter user showed a crowd of people fleeing from a nearby music festival after the shots were reported.

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Pathologist testifies on signs Kim Jong Nam was poisoned

He went to live in the Chinese territory of Macau, where he developed a reputation for visiting casinos and drinking in local restaurants. Kim Jong Un is known for his violent execution methods, which have included anti-aircraft guns. But they could have also been exposed to a low dose of the poison , washed their hands with soap and water or ingested an antidote, she said. It shows her posing for selfies in January in Cambodia and in Kuala Lumpur a few days before the attack.

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Palestinian reconciliation: reasons for hope and doubt

Hamas, considered a terrorist group by Israel and the West, made its dramatic step towards unity last month, disbanding its Gaza shadow government, after Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates imposed an economic boycott on its main donor, Qatar, over alleged support of terrorism.

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Terror weekend in Vegas, Marseille, Edmonton

A terrorist stabbed two women to death at the Marseille train station late Sunday afternoon, shouting " Allahu Akbar! ". Troops serving in a special 7,000-strong force known as Sentinelle set up to guard vulnerable areas in terror-hit France responded to the stabbings and shot dead the attacker.

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Hurricane Lee, Fifth Major Atlantic Storm, Reaches Category 3 Status

Residents shared the sentiment that this isn't something they're really scared of, but Keith Jones, who just moved to the island, says while not anxious about the storm, he is prepared. Risky rip currents are possible in the ocean for the rest of the week. Lee remains a Category 2 hurricane far away over the central Atlantic, about 520 miles east-southeast of Bermuda.

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Terror suspect drives U-Haul into crowd in Edmonton: Canada police

The chaos began outside a Canadian Football League game where the Edmonton Eskimos were hosting Winnipeg on Canadian Forces Appreciation Night on Saturday night at the Commonwealth Stadium. Some of the police vehicles started to block off the intersections that spine off Jasper Avenue while others pursued the white van, Ellard said. "We believe the individual acted alone", Knecht said.

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Many arrested in recent immigration sweep were not violent offenders

The others took place in Baltimore (28), Cook County, Illinois, (30), Denver (63), Los Angeles (101), NY (45), Portland, Oregon, (33), Santa Clara County, California, (27), Washington, DC, (14), and the state of MA (50). Among those with convictions , driving under the influence was the most common crime. Boston's immigrant communities are responding with anger and fear to the recent arrests of some 50 people across the state by federal agents this week.

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Investigation launched after barrier collapse

Several fell about 1.5 metres and were crushed by other fans who dropped on top of them. He told the LCI channel that the s tadium was being refurbished, but insisted the painting and roofing work had nothing to do with the collapse. The LFP expresses its solidarity with the injured and their families . "We hope that the French league identifies those responsible". "Professional football demands a certain number of organisational requirements, and in this context, these statements seem ...

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Moscow says ready to cooperate with Pyongyang to resolve missile crisis

North Korea and Russian Federation foreign ministry officials are meeting for negotiations in Moscow, as Pyongyang may be seeking stronger ties amid a nuclear crisis and deteriorating relations with China, its main trading partner. In a show of force on Saturday, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighters flew east of North Korea. Russian Federation has been quietly aiding North Korea via a web of shell companies on the border with the Stalinist state.

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Mandatory dues for leftist politics in crosshairs

The court has agreed to take up - again - a case involving a California dealership that claims those advisers are similar to salesmen or mechanics, and therefore exempt from overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Supreme Court announced the addition of Janus v. Janus involves a challenge to "fair share" fees-money collected by unions in order to negotiate a contract that applies to all employees, regardless of their union status.

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Wisma Putra imposes travel ban to North Korea

However, the national team will now remain in Johor Baru until the following week before travelling to Hong Kong for another Group B qualifying match on Oct 10. The Asian Football Confederation said in a statement it will have to decide on the future status of the match. Though the move, which was far from surprising, immediately led to a flood of headlines, it needs to be understood within the broader context of Malaysia's ties with North Korea and ongoing developments affecting both sides.

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Brexit is our core task says new Ukip leader Henry Bolton

The little-known candidate beat the two front-runners in the contest - anti-Islam campaigner Anne Marie Waters and London Assembly member Peter Whittle - to win with 3,874 votes. Bolton reportedly said he was "fine" with the new design. I do not see myself as being your leader, I see myself as serving this party. An AfD candidate, Hugh Bronson, is due to address the UKIP faithful, days after his party finished third in Germany's elections on a promise to fight "an invasion of foreigners".

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Brexit Briefing: Hostilities Resume as Juncker Hopes for a Miracle

But Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Union executive and long a bogeyman for Britain's eurosceptic press, said the first stage of talks on the rights of expatriates, the border with European Union member Ireland and the financial settlement when Britain leaves had not gone far enough.

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U.S. health secretary apologises for private plane travel

Sanders said there were internal and inspector general reviews looking into Price's private flights. "I will tell you, personally, I'm not happy about it", Trump told reporters Wednesday outside the White House as he prepared to depart for a trip to Indiana.