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Author: 0 United Kingdom online terror viewers to face up to 15 years in jail

The proposed changes to United Kingdom law around viewing terrorist content online are meant to strengthen an existing offense of possessing information likely to be useful to a terrorist, under section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000. Sulphuric acid is also used to manufacture some types of homemade explosives, she added. Senior officials said that they also wanted access to encrypted information.

Author: 0 Amber Rudd announces ban on sale of acid to under 18s

The Home Office has said that there will be a defense of " reasonable excuse " available to people who have either clicked content accidentally, or have done so merely out of curiosity - although it's hard to see how this defense would not be used by everyone and anyone facing prison.

World Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control
Author: 0 Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control

There will be time for that policy discussion to take place but that's not the place that we are in at the moment. "We have been focused on the fact that we had a severe tragedy in our country and this is a day of mourning, a time of bringing our country together, that has been the focus on the administration this morning".

World See Keith Urban Cover Simon and Garfunkel at Vigil for Vegas Victims
Author: 0 See Keith Urban Cover Simon and Garfunkel at Vigil for Vegas Victims

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. The Country Music Association, in conjunction with the Nashville mayor's office and Nashville Visitors Corp., organized the vigil to honor the lives lost when a man opened fire on a crowd of 22,000 country music fans at the Route 91 Harvest Festival late Sunday night (Oct.

World Ousted PM Nawaz elected PML-N president
Author: 0 Ousted PM Nawaz elected PML-N president

Sources said that Ahsan Iqbal gave a detailed briefing to the meeting which was also attended by Nawaz Sharif and other senior leaders of the party including Shahbaz Sharif, Pervaiz Rashid and Dr Asif Kirmani. Shah Mehmood Qureshi, a lawmaker from opposition party Tehreek-e-Insaf, said the bill was "against the spirit of the constitution" and added that his party would challenge it in the country's supreme court.

World Hammond under fire for conference speech
Author: 0 Hammond under fire for conference speech

Though robot bricklayers may be a way off yet, we know that, like other sectors, ours will need to innovate and adapt, continuing to develop the traditional skilled trades, while adapting to and incorporating new technologies from low carbon building to greater digitalisation".

World Putin in greeting to Chinese leader stresses
Author: 0 Putin in greeting to Chinese leader stresses "China's grand success"

Mr Huntsman comes into office with a drastically reduced staff after the Russian foreign ministry ordered the US to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 people, or by two-thirds, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow after the US Congress approved sanctions against Russia .

World Wait, Is Oprah Thinking About Running for President in 2020?
Author: 0 Wait, Is Oprah Thinking About Running for President in 2020?

It is starting to look like it, as she moves from her decades long stance of laughing off such an idea to seemingly courting it. Podhoretz's column heaped praise on Winfrey for her 60 Minutes segment last week with MI voters. Does Oprah Winfrey possess a thousand times the smarts, empathy, class and leadership potential of current President Donald Trump? America is discarding old approaches in politics.

World Supreme Court split on workers' right to file class-action suits
Author: 0 Supreme Court split on workers' right to file class-action suits

In all three cases, employees tried to sue together, maintaining that the amounts they could obtain in individual lawsuits were dwarfed by the legal fees they would have to pay as individuals to bring their cases under the private arbitration procedures required by the company.

World The Palestinian government meets in Gaza, a first since 2014
Author: 0 The Palestinian government meets in Gaza, a first since 2014

Hamas's reversal was the most significant step toward Palestinian unity since the government was formed in 2014. Previous attempts at reconciliation have failed, but years of global isolation and steadily worsening conditions in Gaza, combined with encouragement from Egypt , appear to have pushed Hamas towards compromise.

World Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords Call for Sensible Gun Control
Author: 0 Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords Call for Sensible Gun Control

Kelly. Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords , who was a victim of gun violence herself, had a call to action. Before the shooting that killed at least 59 people - the worst mass shooting in modern USA history - House GOP leaders had been moving forward with bills to ease regulations on gun silencers and allow people with concealed-carry permits to take their weapons to other states.

World EU Calls for Talks to End Spanish Independence Dispute
Author: 0 EU Calls for Talks to End Spanish Independence Dispute

The Catalan government announced early Monday that 90 percent of the ballots cast were for independence. The European Union refused to recognize the rebel region's bid, but Spanish bonds and stocks fell Monday as the risks of a breakaway rose.

World Terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar; 1 terrorist killed, 3 jawans injured
Author: 0 Terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar; 1 terrorist killed, 3 jawans injured

Besides being a highly guarded security zone because of the location of the strategic airport, many top former bureaucrats, police officials and politicians have residences in the area. #7:45 AM: Srinagar Airport shut due to ongoing encounter/operation. In this incident, 03 jawans got injured. In the retaliatory action by the troops, 01 Fidayeen also killed.

World Facebook is hiring another 1000 people to review and remove ads
Author: 0 Facebook is hiring another 1000 people to review and remove ads

Sadly, this business model is also lucrative, especially during elections. "We will continue to work with Facebook and other tech companies to determine the full extent of Russia's use of online platforms, including paid advertising, since what we now know may only scratch the surface", Schiff said.

World Yemen rebels claim drone shot down near Sanaa
Author: 0 Yemen rebels claim drone shot down near Sanaa

This video shows the drone shortly after the explosion that brought it down, as the damaged spy plane gains velocity and starts to corkscrew towards its crash. The slow moving General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper is a turboprop engine powered armed Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platform widely operated by US Air Force on armed surveillance missions.

World Obit: Conde Nast's Si Newhouse, Dead At 89
Author: 0 Obit: Conde Nast's Si Newhouse, Dead At 89

Newhouse purchased Condé Nast , and Si Newhouse became chairman in 1975. Samuel Irving "Si" Newhouse, who was at the helm of Condé Nast for more than 40 years before becoming chairman emeritus in 2015, died October 1 following a long illness.

World National Hockey League broadcaster Dave Strader dies at 62
Author: 0 National Hockey League broadcaster Dave Strader dies at 62

Before his stint with the Coyotes, he worked two seasons on the Florida Panthers broadcast team while juggling national telecasts with NBC/Versus. In April, the Hockey Hall of Fame presented Strader with the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for his contributions as a broadcaster.

World Sisters halt production after allegations raised
Author: 0 Sisters halt production after allegations raised

Furthermore Marks & Spencer, Aldi and Lidl all announced that they would be suspending shipments from the company a day after the story broke, with Sainsbury's following suit a day later. The food company issued a statement saying: "We continue to work closely with the FSA and our customers throughout this period". "All colleagues will remain on full pay and will attend site whilst training is undertaken".

World Official GoFundMe page launched for Las Vegas shooting victims
Author: 0 Official GoFundMe page launched for Las Vegas shooting victims

Set up by Steve Sisolak , Clark County Commission Chair from Las Vegas , the funds will be used to support victims and families of the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. Sahara'. Authorities were also calling on the public to donate blood. At least 58 people were killed Sunday night when the shooter fired hundreds of bullets into the crowd, police said.

World May Says UK Government Working on Ensuring 'Right' Brexit Deal With EU
Author: 0 May Says UK Government Working on Ensuring 'Right' Brexit Deal With EU

In doing so, she is also asserting her own candidacy as a future successor to Theresa May in the leadership of the Conservative party, The Times reported on Saturday. The popular leader of the Scottish Conservatives , Ruth Davidson , later called for an end to the "Tory psychodrama", saying it was time to "unite behind our leader".

World BC mechanic killed in mass shooting 'always looked out for his Nana'
Author: 0 BC mechanic killed in mass shooting 'always looked out for his Nana'

At least 400 people were injured Sunday night in what is being described as the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. Heather Gooze , a Spring Valley, Nevada woman, claimed in a Facebook post that McIldoon died in her arms. Two Manitoba women and two men from Saskatchewan are also in a Las Vegas hospital. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says 34-year-old Jessica Klymchuk, an Albertan, was among those who died.

World United States service member killed in roadside bomb attack in Iraq
Author: 0 United States service member killed in roadside bomb attack in Iraq

Daesh's self-declared "caliphate" effectively collapsed in July, when US-backed Iraqi forces captured Mosul, the group's de facto capital in Iraq, after a grueling nine-month battle. More than 5,000 USA troops are in Iraq and near 1,000 are in Syria advising, supplying and assisting Iraqi military and Syrian rebel forces, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), fighting ISIS.

World Vigil held in Northampton for victims of Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Vigil held in Northampton for victims of Las Vegas shooting

Derrell Vaughn flew to Las Vegas for the three-night, Route 91 Harvest music festival and was leaving the concert when the shooting began. The vigil, organized by the Office of the Mayor, the Country Music Association and Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, will take place on Monday, October 2 at 6 p.m.at Ascend Amphitheater, according to a press release.

Author: 0 Russian firm gives new internet connection to North Korea

But the new connection uses a telecommunications cable link that passes over the Friendship Bridge railway bridge-the only connection between North Korea and Russian Federation. "The new connection will improve the resiliency of their network and increase their ability to conduct command and control over those activities", Bryce Boland, FireEye's chief technology office for the Asia-Pacific region, told Reuters .

World UP government 'skips' Taj Mahal in state tourism list, clarifies later
Author: 0 UP government 'skips' Taj Mahal in state tourism list, clarifies later

She further stated that Taj Mahal has been the legacy of Uttar Pradesh and hence claiming that the government is ignoring it, is wrong. The developmental works on tourism also find mention in the booklet. "The controversy is already attached to Taj Mahal ". The exclusion of Taj Mahal from the state tourism booklet is definitely going to attract some serious criticisms, however, the state's tourism department told the NDTV that the booklet was released only for the goal of the press ...