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Las Vegas Shooter Reported to Have Eyed Locations in Boston, Chicago

Police in Chicago in the USA state of IL are investigating into media reports that the Las Vegas mass shooting gunman reserved two rooms at a hotel overlooking Lollapalooza music festival crowds in downtown Chicago in early August. "The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating the attack in Las Vegas and we are following the evidence in search of the facts".

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Gambit Movie Taps Pirates of the Caribbean and The Ring Director Verbinski

Previously, the " Edge of Tomorrow " filmmaker Doug Liman was supposed to helm the production but dropped out because he "never found a personal connection" to the film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the latter would therefore be in discussion with FOX to produce the film. It's pitched as a type of Oceans 11-with-superheroes heist film as LeBeau becomes a member of a New Orleans Thieves Guild, and after falling in love with female thief Bella Donna Boudreaux from a rival group, ...

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Las Vegas shooting spurs talks of gun control

Instead, as the nation learns all about bump stock gun attachments that can make a legal semi-automatic weapon mimic a machine gun, Democrats in Congress are putting their focus there. Noting that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) had previously approved the sale of bump stocks during the Obama administration, the statement says that the agency should conduct the review immediately.

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Congress needs to examine gun 'bump stock' devices: House speaker

When a semiautomatic rifle with a bump stock is fired, the recoil rapidly slides the rifle back and forth, repeatedly "bumping" the trigger into the shooter's stationary finger, firing an additional shot each time. Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock bought 33 guns within the past year, but that didn't raise any red flags. What is the current status of a bump stock? The Automatic Gun Fire Prevention Act would ban the sale, transfer, importation, manufacture, or possession of bump ...

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Wyoming Man Warns of Alien Invasion in City of Casper

Police were called about a man claiming to be from the future. Casper Police said in an affidavit that he appeared to be on drugs or alcohol. A Wyoming man who told police an alien invasion was coming and that he had traveled back in time to warn people was - shockingly - arrested for public intoxication.

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Lewis Hamilton fastest in washout second practice

The practice didn't get underway immediately, with the usual Japanese rain halting proceedings until around forty minutes into the session. Unhappy with his auto in the previous two races, despite winning one and finishing second in the other, Lewis Hamilton declared his W08 as being "back to normal" following the opening day of practice at Suzuka .

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Inside Samantha Ruth Prabhu And Naga Chaitanya's Wedding

During the wedding, Samantha will be wearing the Sari given to her by Naga Chaitanya , which belongs to his mother and in the Christian ceremony, which will be held the day after, she'll be wearing Kresha Bajaj, who was also responsible for designing her gorgeous engagement dress.

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Varun Dhawan shows his might as the youngest and newest superstar

The movie has done good business in the worldwide box office as well. A chance encounter brings them face to face and they together try to save their family from an impending doom. On day 6, the total went up to Rs 92.02 crore, and completing one week in the box office the movie crossed the Rs 100 crore mark. It would be interesting to see how Judwaa 2 will fare on weekdays.

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This is the Cleveland Indians' year: Paul Hoynes' MLB 2017 postseason predictions

Now, let's start things out with the set of Wildcard games before I get to our Boston Red Sox. The Rockies had their eyes on the playoffs from the beginning and quietly crept into the postseason as a wild card. The Astros are led by an army of homegrown talent. The Indians will have no better chance to get this done than right now. The Dodgers go into the postseason as the number one team according to their record .

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Google is Building a Smart Speaker Code Named- "Manhattan"

It will also control Nest and other smart home devices . One of the first gadgets in Echo Connect which connects to your existing phone line or VoIP and allows your Echo speaker to act as a speakerphone. The Echo Plus will cost $149.99 and will be available alongside the echo on October 31. Echo Buttons are new devices that deliver ways for customers to play games with friends and family using Alexa.

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Machine gun tourism in spotlight after Vegas shooting

He appears to have been able to fire so many rounds at such a rapid pace by attaching a bump stock to a semi-automatic weapon. A bump fire stock is an accessory that goes on a semi automatic rifle . He told NBC Connecticut that if he knew about them during the time the bill was drafted, he would've "absolutely" added them to the legislation. Cornyn said in a call with reporters that the devices' role in the Las Vegas attack bears looking into, but he stopped short of calling for ...

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Las Vegas shooter researched hotels near Fenway Park, report says

A day after his visit to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico , Trump's visit to Las Vegas on Wednesday is his second trip in two days aimed at comforting victims of tragedy. He first responded to the shooting with a tweet on Monday that expressed his condolences. President Trump owns a hotel in Las Vegas , he associates that he feels deep ties to the city.

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Key Republican Lawmakers Open to Considering Bump Stock Ban

Further, the National Rifle Association was the first major, deep-pocketed industry group to endorse Trump as a GOP candidate. This doesn't mean that the shooter didn't have an automatic weapon as well, although if he did, as opposed to a Gatling crank or a bump fire system that increased the rate of fire on his semi-automatic rifles, he'd have had to obtain it separately and at great effort and cost.

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Vegas gunman's Starbucks barista says he often 'berated' Filipina girlfriend in public

In a statement released by her Los Angeles lawyer Wednesday, she said she had no warning about his plans and pledged to cooperate with investigators. "It never occurred to me in any way whatsoever that he was planning violence against anyone", said Marilou Danley in a statement read by her attorney outside the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) Los Angeles office.

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Lollapalooza festival, airport among Las Vegas shooter's targets

It's unclear what locations in Boston Paddock looked into, but NBC News' Pete Williams suggests that, like in Las Vegas, the 64-year-old shooter was considering into hotels overlooking outdoor festivals. Stephen Paddock's potential targets included the most recent Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, which was held August 3 to August 6 in Grant Park, the officials said.

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Game of Thrones season 8: Another actress is apparently on the scene

It already goes without saying that the final season of Game Of Thrones - which feels about a decade away, now - is going to be one of the most hotly anticipated TV events of all time. "We're all starting to occupy the same territory", the actor told the crowd, "we're all starting to be in the same storylines and so they can't [have two filming units] anymore".

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'Bigg Boss' Contestant Hina Khan Sends Video Message to Friends and Fans

When chosen for the task, Shilpa passes a rather snide remark suggesting that the task will be a piece of cake for Hina as she has previously participated in Khatron Ke Khiladi . While Zubair and Sshivani Durga won the first task, Akash Dadlani, Benafsha Soonawala and Bandgi lost the second one. The two team up together and transfer catfish from one tank to the other.

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Las Vegas gunman may have scouted Boston locations, including Fenway

An image posted online by the website shows a guest listed as Paddock/Stephen booking a room at The Blackstone Hotel for August 1 and a second room on August 3 - the day the Lollapalooza started. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation of Paddock's movements, spoke only on condition of anonymity after being briefed on the investigation.

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Google could be launching a rival to the Amazon Echo Show

You can also ask Alexa to do it for you with "Alexa, switch to (your name's) profile". When previously you could already make Alexa-to-Alexa calls, now you will be able to make free calls even to people who don't have the Alexa app or any of the Echo devices.

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Wilder to defend heavyweight title against Stiverne Nov. 4

Stiverne (25-2-1, 21 KO's), 38, a Haiti native fighting out of Las Vegas, lost on points in their encounter for the WBC title in 2015, but he remains the only fighter who has ever gone the distance with Wilder. WBN predicted Wilder v Stiverne II in the wake of the initial confirmation by the WBC despite an offer from British contender Dillian Whyte to step in.

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"Justice League" action series posters revealed, new trailer this Sunday

Affleck noted that the lighter approach to " Justice League " was planned in advance of " Batman v Superman's " release and is not in response to the film's criticisms. Affleck gave an interview to Empire magazine , in which he talked about the updated and hopefully brighter tone Justice League will be showing off.

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Kazuo Ishiguro awarded with Nobel Prize in Literature

Ishiguro, 62, is the third Japan-born victor of the Nobel Prize in literature , following Yasunari Kawabata in 1968 and Kenzaburo Oe in 1994. Born in Nagasaki in 1954, nine years after the US dropped a nuclear bomb on the city, Mr. Author and columnist Kiran Manral, who has a pretty varied range of books herself, says what marks Ishiguro out is the focus on "the individual placed at the centre around which the universe and its chaos unfolds".

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Have Republicans Been Hypocrites About Gun Control?

Snyder said authorities wouldn't get notified of the purchase of rifles, but would get notified if there was a multiple sale of two or more handguns in one purchase. The Las Vegas mass shooting has thrust so-called bump stocks into the public spotlight. Mahoney said since neither of these devices are motorized, installing them does not change the semi-automatic nature of a weapon in the eyes of the ATF.

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Las Vegas gunman may have first planned to attack Lorde concert

Both rooms had an August 6 checkout - the day Lollapalooza ended. Officials are also looking into a possible motive that led him to bring 23 guns inside his suite at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and target 22,000 country music fans across the street at the Route 91 Harvest festival.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Are Trying for a Boy!

At first, InStyle reports, she didn't want to speak up because she didn't understand what she was going through and didn't think she had the right . "It resulted in Luna and hopefully it will result in a couple more kids in the future ". After all, in August, the 31-year-old mom revealed that she'd been abstaining from alcohol to prep for IVF after she realized she was drinking too much.

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BOMBSHELL: NYT Report Accuses Film Mogul Harvey Weinstein of Serial Sexual Harassment

A lawyer acting for Weinstein said he denied numerous accusations as "patently false". She details that he met her wearing a bathrobe, only to ask the actress, who had arrived to the room after a night shoot filming Kiss the Girls , if she would give him a massage or watch him shower.

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Julia Roberts reprises her most famous roles in hilarious clip

Asking him to love her. The Oscar victor, 49, tried to keep a straight face as she acted out scenes from a slew of her beloved hits, including Steel Magnolias, Notting Hill, Closer, Mystic Pizza, Hook, Erin Brockovich, Stepmom, Charlotte's Web, Larry Crowne , America's Sweethearts , Ocean's 11 and 12 and Mona Lisa Smile .

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Pink Brings Beautiful Trauma Tour to Denver

American Express cardholders can purchase tickets before the general public beginning October 10 at 10 a.m. through October 12 at 10 p.m. The tour's namesake album, her seventh, drops on October 13 and includes the hit singles " What About Us " and " Beautiful Trauma ".

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TMZ reports that Las Vegas gunman had booked hotel room overlooking Lollapalooza

Paddock booked one room for August 1, 2017, two days before the festival's August 3 kickoff. Las Vegas police have also said Paddock booked hotel rooms near a Chance the Rapper concert in the city last month. Almost 500 others were wounded at the festival, where more than 22 ,000 were listening to Jason Aldean at the time of the shooting Sunday night. After the massacre, people trying to puzzle through his motive wondered if he had some grudge against people who like country music, ...

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Pregnant Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are Buying a $20m First Home

According to the reports, Khloe is now four months pregnant and it is the first time the reality star is expecting a baby. Even though they are no longer a couple, Lamar Odom wishes nothing but the best for Khloe Kardashian . She took care of him and the two seemed to rekindle their romance, but then he was seen drinking again in April 2016. Kardashian filed for divorce in December of 2013, but called off the legal proceedings when the basketball player was hospitalized in a ...

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Tennessee nurse among 50+ killed in Las Vegas shooting

Melton was watching country music star Jason Aldean at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Village with his wife when Paddock opened fire. "At this point, I'm in complete disbelief and despair", she explained. The photo was quickly flooded with comments from friends and family. With his loud voice and unmatched courage, Cronk's instructions to get low to the ground allowed for many festivalgoers to remain unharmed during the attack.

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Radiohead, Simone and Moody Blues are Rock Hall nominees

In order to be nominated for the hallowed hall, an artist has to have dropped their first official recording at least 25 years prior to the one they'd be up for induction. Ed O'Brien added, "I don't want to be rude about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because for a lot of people it means something, but culturally I don't understand it".

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White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre

Trump insisted, "our unity can not be shattered by evil". After a 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people, Trump quickly called for a "total and complete" ban on Muslims entering the United States. Mr Trump then headed to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police headquarters, where he met police officers and dispatchers who had responded to the shooting.

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Nobel Prize for Literature: Japan holds its breath (again) for Haruki Murakami

Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood was the last minute hot favorite to win the Literature Nobel this year. In " The Remains of the Day ", a butler at a grand house looks back on a life in service to the aristocracy. On 3rd March 2015, He published his fifth novel The Buried Giant in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In 2016, the Nobel Prize in literature was controversially awarded to singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

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Injustice 2 Adds The Atom As A New DLC Character

The new fighter is Atom , and his surprising reveal trailer came during CW's Chasing the Cup Injustice 2 special yesterday. The next Injustice 2 DLC character has been revealed, and it's a surprising face. Atom will be the first hero in the Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 3 - and the rumours about who else could be involved is VERY exciting. For more on Injustice 2 , make sure to check out our review .


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