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Maple Leafs' inability to hold a lead nearly costs them against Rangers Maple Leafs' inability to hold a lead nearly costs them against Rangers
- October 09, 2017

That habit reared it's ugly head once again in their home opener on Saturday, an 8-5 victory over the New York Rangers at Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs are 6-13 in their last 19 vs. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault called it "pond hockey". Frederik Andersen has given up seven goals on 72 shots faced. Only small changes to the team from a year ago, but it being early in the season, is it a work in progress trying to find the right formula for the guys you trust when things start to get ... (more...)
Nadal overwhelms Kyrgios in Beijing for 75th career title Nadal overwhelms Kyrgios in Beijing for 75th career title
- October 09, 2017

And it upped his win streak to 12 following his US Open title last month . Rafael Nadal will play for his sixth title of the year, and Simona Halep will take over the top ranking by reaching the final of the China Open. The 16-times grand slam victor has won his past 12 matches, and claimed his 75th career title in his fourth final in Beijing with minimal fuss. Nadal is now 2,370 points in front of Roger Federer , and he is confidently preserving the safe distance between him and ... (more...)
Trump to boost tax cut plan in Harrisburg Wednesday Trump to boost tax cut plan in Harrisburg Wednesday
- October 09, 2017

Finally, when asked again, Sanders seemed to buck Trump's originally tweet and erred on the side of not endorsing Congress to investigate the American media-a move that could stretch the boundaries of the First Amendment. When pressed as to what he meant, especially given the problems with North Korea and rumors he will decertify the Iran nuclear agreement, the president would only say, "You'll find out". (more...)
Internet explodes after Giants lose Odell Beckham, Brandon Marshall, 2 other receivers
- October 09, 2017

But good fortune only goes so far for the Giants this year. He had his left cleat off as he was taken to the locker room on the cart. The Giants lost a lot more than their fifth game of the season when the Chargers defeated them Sunday afternoon. (more...)
President Trump on North Korea: 'Only one thing will work' President Trump on North Korea: 'Only one thing will work'
- October 09, 2017

During a speech in front of senior members of the ruling Workers' Party, Kim said that the country's nuclear weapons are "means of deterrent and power, which maintain the peace and security in the region". There are fears in the West that is rapidly reaching the point where it is capable of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the USA mainland. (more...)
WH Does Not Elaborate on 'Calm Before Storm' WH Does Not Elaborate on 'Calm Before Storm'
- October 09, 2017

President Trump said many more lies about Syria, its government, and how he will defeat the ISIS terrorists; but ever since they were armed, and supplied with Toyota trucks that were brought into Syria by Americans, they were protected from Syrian government forces. (more...)
'They had these handsome, soft towels …' 'They had these handsome, soft towels …'
- October 09, 2017

Mike Huckabee during the premiere of his show Huckabee on Christian television network TBN . "If I do something wrong, treat me badly, but when we're doing good it should be fair", Trump continued. Trump launched the lovely, soft towels during an eventful Tuesday visit to the island , during which he managed to say or do a number of freakish things in the course of a few hours. (more...)
Essential Supplies and Emotional Support for the Children of Puerto Rico Essential Supplies and Emotional Support for the Children of Puerto Rico
- October 09, 2017

A week after a tweet from engineers of Google's parent company Alphabet Inc indicating their plan to bring emergency connectivity to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico via internet-by-balloon "Project Loon", the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given the company the green signal. (more...)
Tampa donation site for Puerto Rico supplies needs volunteers Tampa donation site for Puerto Rico supplies needs volunteers
- October 09, 2017

According to Evans, the Boston officers will be working with Puerto Rico police to give residents a sense of security post-hurricane. With Puerto Rico being left with a humanitarian crisis after sitting through Category 5 Hurricane Maria's path for over thirty hours, hosting this week's Global Café meant more for the PRSA than sharing a taste of the vibrant island. (more...)
Vegas shooter calculated trajectory of shots fired from room
- October 08, 2017

After the ten minutes of the bullet-storm, he apparently committed suicide by shooting himself, without leaving any explanation of what made him had opened the fire. "The Steve I knew two weeks ago is no longer the guy who did that thing", Eric Paddock said of his brother Thursday. His longtime girlfriend Marilou Danley said Paddock "would lie in bed, just moaning and screaming, 'Oh my God, '" according to an NBC News report . (more...)
Vice President Mike Pence leaves Colts game after players 'disrespect' flag Vice President Mike Pence leaves Colts game after players 'disrespect' flag
- October 08, 2017

Pence's decision to leave Sunday's game came several weeks after President Donald Trump called for NFL owners to fire players who knelt during the national anthem . National Football League players, mostly African-Americans, have steadfastly said they are kneeling to protest racial injustice and social inequality, reasons given by Kaepernick when he began the movement a year ago, and not to in any way disrespect soldiers, citing the very freedoms of speech the flag in part represents. (more...)
IAF chopper Mi-17 crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 5 killed IAF chopper Mi-17 crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 5 killed
- October 08, 2017

The IAF has said that Court of Inquiry has been ordered. India procured the Mi-17 V5 choppers from Kazan Helicopters of Russian Federation. The comments came amid China's muscle flexing in the Doklam Plateau and continued cross-border terror activities by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. (more...)
The war against Columbus Day The war against Columbus Day
- October 08, 2017

The idea of celebrating Indigenous People's Day first was proposed almost 40 years ago, when a delegation of Native nations to a U.N. conference in Geneva passed a resolution. Many people see the holiday as a celebration of Italian heritage as much as a celebration of the explorer. The resolution also encourages Austin Public Schools to teach Native American history. (more...)
Tropical storm watch in effect for area Tropical storm watch in effect for area
- October 08, 2017

The National Weather Service expects up to four inches of rain to hit the Tri-State area through Sunday, Oct. 8, and Hurricane Nate's landfall in Louisiana could mean more rain and possibly some wind is on the way. The best way to keep up with all of the developments of Hurricane Nate is to have the WWL-TV news app . A 7 PM curfew remains in effect for the metropolitan area of New Orleans . (more...)
Amber Alert issues for 3-year-old girl Amber Alert issues for 3-year-old girl
- October 08, 2017

Sherin Mathews was last seen by her father outside in the family's back yard in the 900 block of Sunningdale in Richardson. Two-year-old Jalanie Fortson, who is described as a black female, was last seen wearing a hot pink zip up sweater, matching sweatpants and black and grey shoes. (more...)
Police ask public for help to find motive for Las Vegas massacre Police ask public for help to find motive for Las Vegas massacre
- October 08, 2017

On Thursday night, thousands gathered in Las Vegas to honor one of the victims who was killed, Officer Charleston Hartfield. Where other mass killers have left behind a trail of plain-sight clues that help investigators quickly understand what drove them to violence, Paddock, 64, had almost no close friends, social media presence or other clear connections to the broader world. (more...)
U.S. mission to Turkey suspends non-immigrant visa services U.S. mission to Turkey suspends non-immigrant visa services
- October 08, 2017

The statement said the suspension of non-immigrant visas was "effective immediately" to minimize visitor numbers to the U.S. Embassy and Consulate for now. Gulen denies any involvement. Washington criticized the arrest of Metin Topuz, a Turkish citizen locally employed at the USA consulate, saying it was "deeply" disturbed over the " baseless , anonymous allegations" undermining "this longstanding partnership" between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. (more...)
Steve Scalise, congressman injured in DC shooting, throws first pitch at NLDS Steve Scalise, congressman injured in DC shooting, throws first pitch at NLDS
- October 08, 2017

The incident spurred Republicans to take a rare step, as many hinted they could favor regulating so-called bump stocks, the rifle modification that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly, simulating automatic fire. Scalise, wearing a No. 3 Nationals jersey with his name on it, fired a strike to U.S. Capitol Police Special Agent David Bailey while holding onto a walker in front of the mound. (more...)
Police 'Confident' No One Else in Shooter's Las Vegas Room Before Attack
- October 08, 2017

McMahill said at a press conference that the over a thousand leads had "helped create a better profile into the madness of this suspect" although officials still do not have "a clear motive or reason why". Investigators have also determined that Paddock booked three rooms at the Ogden, a luxury condominium tower in Las Vegas, between September 17 and September 28. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman may have scoped out other music festivals Las Vegas gunman may have scoped out other music festivals
- October 08, 2017

Police in Chicago say they're looking into reports that the gunman booked rooms at a hotel during last summer's Lollapalooza music festival near Grant Park. Malia Obama attended the event this year, which usually attracts hundreds of thousands of people. McMahill said investigators had reviewed voluminous video from the casino and don't think Paddock had an accomplice in the shooting, but they want to know if anyone knew about his plot beforehand. (more...)
Grassley Requests Details on FBI's Handling of Trump Dossier Intel
- October 08, 2017

CNN first reported the interview with Steele. But it wasn't until January of 2017, two months after the presidential election won in an Electoral College victory by Trump over popular vote victor Hillary Clinton, that the existence of the Steele Dossier was revealed publicly, and the entire document was posted online by the site BuzzFeed at this link. (more...)
Hall opens for fire protection week Hall opens for fire protection week
- October 08, 2017

Have a plan A and plan B in case of emergency. If you fail to plan, then your plan will probably fail. In a collaborative effort to keep residents safe from fire, the Ashtabula Fire Department and the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urge everyone to stay out of a fire once they've escaped it. (more...)
Dannon Signs Dak Prescott After Deciding Not to Feature Cam Newton
- October 08, 2017

Earlier this week the company chose to drop their former face of the brand, Cam Newton , after his controversial comments towards Jourdan Rodrigue , a female reporter for the Charlotte Observer . Schefter reported the combined endorsement deals will pay Prescott roughly $3 million this year, nearly six times more than the $540,000 the Cowboys will pay him to play quarterback. (more...)
Scot facing jail in Dubai over a 'cultural misunderstanding' Scot facing jail in Dubai over a 'cultural misunderstanding'
- October 08, 2017

A Scottish tourist is accused of drunkenly touching a man at a bar in Dubai . Harron, who was with a friend at the time, claimed that the accuser only seemed upset after they sat down at a table. Radha Stirling, chief executive of Detained in Dubai , said: "Jamie is relieved he wasn't arrested at the latest hearing. I have been waiting for months to appear and now it looks as though I will be arrested when I go to the hearing". (more...)
Angela Merkel announces coalition talks with FDP and Greens
- October 08, 2017

Merkel aims to build a nationally untested coalition between her conservative bloc, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens after winning a fourth term as chancellor in a September 24 election but losing much support to the far-right. (more...)