Hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico rises to 34

Realizing what he's said (and that numerous people have died), he begins to backtrack so fast. The president also remarked that the island should "be very proud " of the death toll of 16 - which has since been upped to 34 - as it's low compare... More..

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Oman to be Iran-US mediator
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Oman to be Iran-US mediator

Several senior United States officials, as well as observers who oppose the deal, have said that if Trump does not certify Iran's compliance it would not necessarily mean a U.S. Contrary to Trump's claims, Dunf...More..

American soldiers killed, 2 wounded in ambush in Niger
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

American soldiers killed, 2 wounded in ambush in Niger

Cmdr. The U.S. reportedly has hundreds of troops deployed across West Africa, largely to train counter-terrorism tactics to local forces. "We can confirm reports that a joint USA and Nigerien patrol came un...More..

San Juan Mayor, Yulin accepts Trump's invitation to meet in Puerto Rico
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

San Juan Mayor, Yulin accepts Trump's invitation to meet in Puerto Rico

Despite her in words for the White House staff , Carmen Yulín Cruz wasn't as positive when it came to Donald Trump . The mayor of San Juan , Puerto Rico , sharply rebuked the Trump administration's effo...More..

Bernie Sanders criticizes looming end to Dreamers program
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Bernie Sanders criticizes looming end to Dreamers program

In Oakland, staff at Centro Legal de la Raza organized two major DACA clinics and did one-on-one, in-house renewals since Trump announced the end of the program on September 5. The program allowed almost 80...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

"Process Upset" Causes Explosion at Tennessee Chemical Plant

The company described the explosions as "a process upset in the coal gasification area" of the plant. Kingsport City Schools spokesperson Andy True says all students at all city schools have been told to shel...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

ATF: Las Vegas shooter modified a dozen guns with bump stocks

Do "automatic rounds" come in a special box with clear markings or is this a phrase that gun controllers use to try to make AR-15s with bump-stocks sound as ominous as possible? Following the tragic events on...More..

All living ex-presidents headlining concert for Texas hurricane victims
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

All living ex-presidents headlining concert for Texas hurricane victims

Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced Wednesday. Now, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation has announced "Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal " concert at Reed Arena at Texas...More..

Turkey Tries to Isolate al-Qaeda Forces in Syria's Idlib Province
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Turkey Tries to Isolate al-Qaeda Forces in Syria's Idlib Province

He said recent attacks on Syrian regime forces were all made "from a 50-kilometer zone around At-Tanf on the Syrian-Jordan border" where the USA -led coalition is operating a garrison. The activists say tens of...More..

Man Charged in Death of Visiting Scholar May Face Death Penalty
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Man Charged in Death of Visiting Scholar May Face Death Penalty

The federal grand jury returned the four-page indictment with the special finding that Christensen committed the offense "in an especially heinous, cruel or depraved manner, in that it involved torture or serio...More..

Court to weigh delay in lawsuit over congressional districts
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Court to weigh delay in lawsuit over congressional districts

But this is one of those rare moments when oral arguments may have determined the case's outcome. Gill is Beverly Gill, chairwoman of the state election board. (A fourth, the silent Clarence Thomas, previously ...More..

Governor Brownback prepares for his confirmation hearing
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Governor Brownback prepares for his confirmation hearing

From there, if the committee votes yes, Brownback will meet with the United States Senate. "You have that right, and I will fight for protection so that you will be able to exercise your religious freedom in ...More..

Steven Tyler downplays health fears after cancelling tour dates
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Steven Tyler downplays health fears after cancelling tour dates

The four-time Grammy Award-winning group canceled its tour's final four shows in Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Mexico last week. Tyler tweeted shortly after the incident that he was "not in a life threaten...More..

Prankster interrupts British PM May's keynote party speech
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Prankster interrupts British PM May's keynote party speech

Speaking under the slogan of "building a country that works for everyone", the prime minister said that 40 years ago, she signed up to be a Conservative , as the party that had the "ideas to build a better Bri...More..

Congressional Dems move to ban bump stocks
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Congressional Dems move to ban bump stocks

He said he does not know a reason why people need "to own anything that converts a semi-automatic to something that behaves like an automatic". "I am not only supporting it, I have joined in legislation wit...More..

SC officials: Prisoners trying to escape from McCormick Correctional Institution
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

SC officials: Prisoners trying to escape from McCormick Correctional Institution

Rumor Correction: This incident is isolated to one housing unit and has never effected the entire prison. MCCORMICK COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A situation is unfolding at McCormick Correctional Institution ...More..

A Taylor Swift reminder about road safety
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

A Taylor Swift reminder about road safety

Why? "Old Taylor can't come to the phone...she's driving ", the sign reads. According to the report, Iowa's Zero Fatalities campaign was first launched in 2013 and ever since, the state has chosen fun phra...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Las Vegas massacre: Qld woman could hold key to shooter's motive

More than 500 people were injured, some trampled in the pandemonium in Las Vegas. Danley, referred to as Paddock's longtime girlfriend, had been out of the country for weeks and was in the Philippines at the ...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Al-Nusra leader injured in airstrike, 12 commanders killed: Russian Federation

Defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Wednesday the strike was the result of a special operation to avenge an attack on Russian military police in the so-called Idlib de-escalation zone in Syria o...More..

Las Vegas shooter's father was on the FBI's most wanted list
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Las Vegas shooter's father was on the FBI's most wanted list

Police were searching for former Gold Coast resident Marilou Danley , 62, in the immediate aftermath of the attack, in which 59 people were killed and more than 500 wounded. The Las Vegas shooter sent tens o...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Trump spokesman says United States still one nation 'under God' following Vegas attacks

After the Las Vegas massacre , the White House was downplaying the need for more gun control by again arguing Chicago has the toughest gun control in the nation, but gun violence is still awful here. When ...More..

Bangladesh signs $4.5 bn LoC pact with India for infra development
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Bangladesh signs $4.5 bn LoC pact with India for infra development

The agreement was signed in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his Bangladeshi counterpart A M A Muhith after the two leaders held wide-ranging talks here. It did not provide details on the line ...More..

Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to takeover talk rumours
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to takeover talk rumours

It's not clear if Staveley is planning to broker a deal or buy Newcastle herself. It continues: "A source close to Staveley told Arab News that her interest in Newcastle was at an early stage, that there had ...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Al Nusra leader in critical condition following airstrike, says Russian ministry

In late September, the defense Ministry announced the killing of the five commanders of the "Front an-Nusra" in Syria's Idlib province. "The main thing preventing the final defeat of ISIL in Syria is not the ...More..

Gun Stocks Up After Vegas Shooting
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Gun Stocks Up After Vegas Shooting

In the wake of widely-publicized mass shootings, guns sales and stock sharply increase, and Sunday's shooting in Las Vegas once again exemplifies this trend. " And then, gun stock prices soar". American Outdo...More..

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) to
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) to "Buy"

Sei Investments Co. now owns 9,622 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $123,000 after acquiring an additional 555 shares in the last quarter. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $0.28 a...More..

Gun stocks jump, following historical pattern after a mass shooting
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Gun stocks jump, following historical pattern after a mass shooting

The Las Vegas gunman took his own miserable life as law-enforcement heroes closed in on him. I extend my heartfelt condolences and prayers to the victims and family members of those who were faced with such...More..

Disabled woman kept in shed, sold for sex
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Disabled woman kept in shed, sold for sex

The Associated Press reports relatives of the victim contacted police after she left the mobile home park where the couple lived and learned what happened to her. Renee Yax said. “The Sheriff and the Prosecut...More..

US House of Representative planning to pass legislation to ease firearms rules
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

US House of Representative planning to pass legislation to ease firearms rules

The Republican-controlled House has yet to schedule a vote on the Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, a wide-ranging bill that includes the silencer provision, but opponents had feare...More..

What we know about the Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend Marilou Danley
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

What we know about the Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend Marilou Danley

The FBI met her at the airport and was taken out a back way to avoid the public eye. "I knew this was a big deal by the panic in the people around me". Paddock's time in the Sunshine State is perhaps most...More..