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Dry morning, but rain from Nate moves in by this afternoon Dry morning, but rain from Nate moves in by this afternoon
- October 09, 2017

Temperatures remain in the low 70s on Friday , but partly sunny skies are expected. Temperatures will remain in the mid and upper 80s during the day and the low 70s overnight. Nate's remnants are expected to move well north and northeast of the Carolinas on Monday , but plenty of tropical moisture will be left behind. It's a little too early to take this forecast literally, but the overall trend gives us useful information. (more...)
Kentucky city to celebrate its first Indigenous Peoples' Day Kentucky city to celebrate its first Indigenous Peoples' Day
- October 09, 2017

But Columbus' reputation is losing ground in multicultural America . She said people who oppose the idea of a monument to Columbus on municipal property asked in vain that a plaque be included nearby citing the damage Europeans inflicted on Native Americans after Columbus arrived in the Americas. (more...)
FEMA administrator calls San Juan mayor's criticism of hurricane relief 'political noise' FEMA administrator calls San Juan mayor's criticism of hurricane relief 'political noise'
- October 09, 2017

Wired reported the FCC will allow them to fly 30 balloons in the two locales for a 6-month period, potentially replacing thousands of cellular phone towers taken offline by the hurricane. Cruz is at this time still the mayor of San Juan and has been decidedly anti-Trump since the POTUS made a decision to respond to her pleas with little more than scorn and a reproachful manner. (more...)
IDF Strikes Hamas Target After Terror Rocket Aimed at Israel IDF Strikes Hamas Target After Terror Rocket Aimed at Israel
- October 09, 2017

Military boots that were hidden inside cartoon slippers, which Israel believes Hamas was trying to smuggle into the Gaza Strip on Sunday. "We will not go back to division in any way", Sinwar said on Sunday night ahead of the trip. Officials in Gaza said no one was injured when the tank shell struck a Hamas observation post near the border with Israel . A third question is the fate of tens of thousands of civil service employees Hamas has hired in the last decade. (more...)
Father being questioned after baby's body found in duffel bag Father being questioned after baby's body found in duffel bag
- October 09, 2017

Saturday morning, then reported her missing at 10 a.m. that morning. An autopsy will be conducted at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation headquarters to confirm the child's identity and determine the cause of death. A search party has been organized and they're now canvassing a wooded area near the home for the baby. "He said, 'I have to go, '" he said. Dirty clothes, cabinets, refrigerators, freezers, toilets. (more...)
May stresses importance of Iran nuclear deal to Israel's PM May stresses importance of Iran nuclear deal to Israel's PM
- October 09, 2017

Mrs May told Benjamin Netanyahu it was important the agreement was properly monitored and enforced as the global community needed to be "clear-eyed" about the threat Iran poses to the Middle East. Earlier, Trump had spoken about Tehran's breaching of the nuclear deal. Mr. Zarif met behind closed doors at the U.N. with Mr. Tillerson and top diplomats from the five other nations that agreed to the 2015 nuclear accord that dramatically eased worldwide sanctions on Iran in exchange for ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Nate's Affects on Alabama/ Georgia Tropical Storm Nate's Affects on Alabama/ Georgia
- October 09, 2017

Nate continued to weaken on Sunday morning and was downgraded to a tropical depression as it dumped heavy rain on Alabama. Nate was the first hurricane to make landfall in MS since Katrina in 2005. The storm will bring heavy rains , damaging winds , and storm surge . This speed may not allow for a greater intensification before landfall, but forecasters are monitoring the storm closely as the pressure continues to drop and winds have increased in the last advisory updates. (more...)
U.S. pip Ghana in Group A clash U.S. pip Ghana in Group A clash
- October 09, 2017

It was a very poor game from Ghana throughout the 90 minutes, with a team showing little determination to win the game, squandering begging chances and missing opportunities to outrightly qualify for the next stage. Ibrahim found the net after six minutes but was called off-side. Sadiq Ibrahim scored the victor six minutes before half-time in the hard-earned victory for the Black Starlets. (more...)
Rapist gets joint custody of his victim's child Rapist gets joint custody of his victim's child
- October 09, 2017

A man who allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl almost a decade ago has been granted joint custody and parenting time of the victim's now-8-year-old boy, according to local news reports. In the state of MI, one court case in particular is drawing an vast amount of scrutiny and criticism. Speaking about it on The Steve Gruber Show on local radio, Kiessling added that it was "insane". (more...)
Trial in Kim murder resuming with visit to Malaysian lab Trial in Kim murder resuming with visit to Malaysian lab
- October 09, 2017

After the elevator doors slide open, the group still doesn't leave for almost another minute. She is given a cellphone by one of the attendants in the elevator, apparently to call for assistance, but walks back to the elevator again for a brief discussion. (more...)
Man Arrested after Clinging to Bus Man Arrested after Clinging to Bus
- October 09, 2017

A man is facing charges in Baltimore County, Maryland after video was recorded of him riding on the hood of a school bus. The driver said he was concerned for his safety and the safety of the students on board the bus. Doran has been charged with disorderly conduct and obstruting a school bus driver, WBAL reports . Police said the man caused damage to the bus and was arrested without incident. (more...)
Google uncovers Russia-backed ads on YouTube and Gmail
- October 09, 2017

Google is the world's largest online advertisement platform. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Meanwhile, Congress has started multiple investigations into the Russian interference in the 2016 election, with lawmakers on both political sides saying Russia meant to sow discord in the United States, spread propaganda and sway the election to elect President Donald Trump. (more...)
New depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Ophelia; no threat to land New depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Ophelia; no threat to land
- October 09, 2017

The track of the remnant low should take it through the mountains tonight into tomorrow and then up into NY and New England by tomorrow evening. As of 4 a.m., the storm was about 875 miles southwest of the Azores. Former hurricane Nate has become a post-tropical cyclone that continues to pack heavy rain and gusty winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's note reveals calculations on targeting max number of people Las Vegas gunman's note reveals calculations on targeting max number of people
- October 09, 2017

Clark County Undersheriff Kevin C. McMahill said that investigators still have no "credible information" concerning gunman's motive for the shooting, CNN reported . The report noted that most of that income came from gambling, although some could have come from other investments. McMahill said they are also aware that ISIS has repeatedly claimed responsibility and they have "no known nexus" to it. (more...)
JeM commander Khalid killed by security forces in J-K's Baramulla JeM commander Khalid killed by security forces in J-K's Baramulla
- October 09, 2017

Umer Khalid had about 17 girlfriends, a senior police officer said. She angrily referred to him as "Jahannum" (Hell). "The killed militant is Khalid alias Khalid Bhai, the Jaish chief in Kashmir who was behind all the recent fidayeen attacks, " Khan told the Hindustan Times. (more...)
Panel asks to remove 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from Aligarh and Banaras Universities Panel asks to remove 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from Aligarh and Banaras Universities
- October 09, 2017

A panel member asserted that the centrally funded universities are secular institutions and the words related to religion do not reflect that character. University of Rajasthan, Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya in Wardha, Maharashtra, Hari Singh Gour University in Madhya Pradesh, University of Tripura. (more...)
Nigerian national relentlessly thrashed in Delhi alleging theft, use of drugs Nigerian national relentlessly thrashed in Delhi alleging theft, use of drugs
- October 09, 2017

Contradicting this, the video footage shows that he had been tied to a pole and was thrashed mercilessly even when he pleaded for to stop beating him. Though the incident happened a couple of weeks ago, a video of the assault was posted online by ANI on Monday. After being beaten brutally, the man was jailed. (more...)
SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch 10 Iridium Next satellites Monday morning
- October 09, 2017

The launch is the first of two liftoffs SpaceX is planning this week. SpaceX will attempt to land the first stage of each rocket after this week's launches. Following a fuelling mishap, which destroyed its Falcon 9 rocket and the payload along with it, the SpaceX decided not to have any additional missions. (more...)
Trump says he would open to a temporary healthcare reform deal
- October 09, 2017

Before leaving for North Carolina, Trump repeated his assertion that trying to negotiate with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs is a waste of time . "Who knows!" Trump said he wanted "to see if the Dems want to do a great HealthCare Bill". "He's been very clear that that's his No. 1 priority, and if he feels action is necessary, he will take it". (more...)
U.S. to sell $15 bln THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia U.S. to sell $15 bln THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia
- October 09, 2017

Congress was notified of the proposed sale on Friday, October 06. The Saudi government has requested 44 THAAD launchers, 360 Interceptor missiles, 16 Fire Control and Communications Mobile Tactical Station Groups and seven AN/TPY-2 THAAD radars, according to the DSCA. (more...)
Trump administration 'open' to debate on banning bump stocks Trump administration 'open' to debate on banning bump stocks
- October 09, 2017

On Thursday, when reporters asked the President what he meant after his initial comment, Trump replied: "It could be, the calm, the calm before the storm". "We have a lot of bad actors in the world, North Korea, Iran, several examples there". Sanders cautioned that Trump 'certainly doesn't want to lay out his game plan for our enemies'. (more...)
Luxembourg asks Amazon to set aside EU-imposed tax repayment Luxembourg asks Amazon to set aside EU-imposed tax repayment
- October 09, 2017

This is considered to be a state aid that are forbidden and illegal in the EU. "Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits to Amazon". The European Commission's investigation alleged that the USA online retailer benefited from a sweetheart tax deal that granted it nearly a decade of illegal state support from Luxembourg. (more...)
California Wildfires Prompt Mass Evacuations In Napa Valley California Wildfires Prompt Mass Evacuations In Napa Valley
- October 09, 2017

A fire has burned multiple vehicles in a salvage yard and about 20 acres of vegetation Sunday afternoon in unincorporated Napa County, Cal Fire officials said. Evacuation center @ 2590 1st St. As of about 4:30 p.m., fire crews had stopped the flames from advancing and were working to fully contain the blaze. (more...)
Police Find Chilling Note Left By Las Vegas Gunman Detailing Bullet Trajectories
- October 09, 2017

Investigators have uncovered surveillance footage of Stephen Paddock driving alone into the desert on the Friday before the shooting, law enforcement officials told the Wall Street Journal . In previous mass killings or terrorist attacks, killers left notes, social media postings and information on a computer - or even phoned police. In a statement released by her lawyer, Ms Danley said Mr Paddock gave "no warning" he was planning an attack. (more...)
NH crash leaves Somerville police officer in critical condition NH crash leaves Somerville police officer in critical condition
- October 09, 2017

Somerville police officer Louis Remigio (far right) was hospitalized on Sunday following a multi-vehicle accident in N.H. At mile marker 8.8, the Mercedes abruptly crossed over to the southbound side and collided head-on with Remigio's Harley Davidson motorcycle. (more...)