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Al Franken, other Dems, shed contributions from Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein Al Franken, other Dems, shed contributions from Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein
- October 08, 2017

Weinstein has been a big financial booster of both President Bill Clinton and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. She saluted the women who have come forward to allege wrongdoing but said many allegations were overblown and consisted of Weinstein telling a woman she "looked cute without my glasses". (more...)
Google got permission to float its internet-beaming balloons over Puerto Rico Google got permission to float its internet-beaming balloons over Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

Days after the agency pledged $77 million to fix communications on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, newly-reconfirmed FCC Chair Ajit Pai announced the creation of the Hurricane Recovery Task Force. Loon was developed at X, Alphabet's innovation lab. Alphabet also is the parent of search engine Google. The island, home to almost 3.5 million people, remains crippled by the Category 4 storm that struck last month, which disabled more than 90 percent of Puerto Rico's cell towers and left ... (more...)
Aztecs, Rebels pay tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims Aztecs, Rebels pay tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 08, 2017

San Diego State: It had been nearly a month since the Aztecs had a comfortable margin of victory. With that, the team will enter Sam Boyd Stadium with their heart on their sleeves and a commemorative ribbon on their helmets. In the second quarter SDSU junior quarterback Christian Chapman ran for his first career rushing touchdown, a weaving 14-yard score which gave the Aztecs a 10-3 lead. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Rooms Near Lollapalooza
- October 08, 2017

ABC and NBC News both reported , citing unnamed law enforcement officials , that Paddock may have also considered sites in Boston , though the outlets did not provide more detail. "I believe he certainly had nefarious intent with that material; I don't know what that intent was". "I'm also confident that there were no other people in the room leading up to this event", said McMahill. (more...)
Maple Leafs beat Rangers 8-5 in wild home opener
- October 08, 2017

Chicago is also 2-0-0 and has scored 15 goals, but has allowed two goals in wins against the Penguins and Blue Jackets. It was the depth of scoring that's also been noteworthy for the Leafs. It was their resolve that seem to most impress Babcock. "But when it's everybody that's what's going to happen against a team like that". A season ago those may not have been so apparent on a similar night. (more...)
Who will win the World Series?
- October 08, 2017

The Indians do not just have one dynamic pitcher, they boast a core with a league-leading 3.30 team ERA, and when that pitching performance mixes with an offense with the league's sixth best runs per game, they could prove to be unstoppable in their run to the World Series. (more...)
White nationalists carrying torches returned to Charlottesville chanting 'we will be back'
- October 08, 2017

Spencer, who has been a prominent figure when it comes to white nationalism and the alt-right movement, led the aforementioned "Unite the Right" march in August which ended in a clash between protestors and counterprotesters and the tragic death of 32-year-old woman Heather D. (more...)
Warren's bull-rush lifts Texas over K-State 40-34 in 2OT
- October 08, 2017

He then ran for 11, 13 and 22 yards and hit Dalton Schoen on a 23-yard pass on Kansas State's ensuing possession, which ended in McCrane's 33-yard field goal that staked the Wildcats to a 27-24 lead early in the fourth quarter. Kansas State marched the field on its next possession, keyed by an injury to Ertz. After missing two games with a bruised shoulder, Buechele returned for the Longhorns' 17-7 victory at Iowa State, but the offense was flaccid for much of the game. (more...)
Hurricane Nate Hits Gulf Coast, Rain Heads Our Way Hurricane Nate Hits Gulf Coast, Rain Heads Our Way
- October 08, 2017

Hurricane Nate's northern eyewall is moving onshore the MS coast. Nate's center will make landfall on the MS coast within the next hour or two. The National Hurricane Center reported metropolitan New Orleans was under a hurricane warning , hurricane watch , tropical storm warning as well as a storm surge warning . (more...)
Las Vegas gunman had cameras set up in hotel suite Las Vegas gunman had cameras set up in hotel suite
- October 08, 2017

There's still no word on the motive behind the tragic shootings, but retired Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent John Iannarelli told Fox News that the shooting was "obviously well-planned", as the suspects were able to book a hotel room facing the Route 91 Harvest Festival , which they might have targeted due to it being an open-air event. (more...)
Hurricane Nate remains Category 1, expected to make landfall soon Hurricane Nate remains Category 1, expected to make landfall soon
- October 08, 2017

However the main impactful landfall will be along the MS coast Thursday night. It's now a Category 1 hurricane with 90 miles per hour winds steadily increasing. "We're in the fight now". We had an overcast start to the Saturday across the ArkLaMiss before a good bit of us saw some showers earlier this afternoon. (more...)
Hurricane Nate expected to be category 2 upon reaching the Gulf Coast Hurricane Nate expected to be category 2 upon reaching the Gulf Coast
- October 08, 2017

ET Saturday, the National Hurricane Center says. On the Orleans Parish ballot, voters will be deciding which two candidates for New Orleans mayor will likely advance to a runoff. Gulf of Mexico and is removing all their workers ahead of Tropical Storm Nate, it said late on Friday. Since some of New Orleans is below sea level, its powered drainage system is essential to keeping the city dry. (more...)
2 killed, 6 injured in Fort Jackson vehicle incident, officials say 2 killed, 6 injured in Fort Jackson vehicle incident, officials say
- October 08, 2017

Ethan Shrader, of Prospect, Tennessee, and Pv.t Timothy Ashcraft, of Cincinnati, Ohio, according to a statement by the Army. The harmed were distinguished as Pvt. Cardre Jackson Jr. of Laurel; Pvt. James Foster, of Macon, Georgia. The names of the soldiers are not released at this time. Six other soldiers were injured, the Army said. (more...)
REWIND: South Carolina 48, Arkansas 22 REWIND: South Carolina 48, Arkansas 22
- October 08, 2017

Arkansas, which had been on a two-game winning streak in this series, fell to 2-3 and 0-3 in the conference. Skai Moore would take an Allen pick to the house and TJ Brunson would put the nail in the coffin with a 73-yard scoop-and-score. The Gamecocks pushed their advantage to 17-10 just before halftime when Bryan Edwards made a leaping grab, just getting a knee down inbounds, in the corner of the end zone with four seconds left before halftime. (more...)
Yashwant Sinha compares PM Modi and Amit Shah to Duryodhana, Dushasana Yashwant Sinha compares PM Modi and Amit Shah to Duryodhana, Dushasana
- October 08, 2017

Answering queries during the discussion following the release of book by Sinha, Kejriwal said the next general election will be a battle between Modi and the people. At Mr Tiwari's book event, where Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was in attendance, Mr Sinha, exhorted others to muster the "courage" to speak up. (more...)
New Chief of Naval Staff takes charge as Admiral Zakaullah retires New Chief of Naval Staff takes charge as Admiral Zakaullah retires
- October 08, 2017

During his distinguished career, the Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi attained vast experience of both command and staff appointments. Addressing the change of command ceremony, Admiral Zakaullah felicitated the new naval chief and expressed best wishes for him. (more...)
Saudi king, Putin clinch billion-dollar energy, arms deals
- October 08, 2017

The statement came as Saudi Arabia's King Salman visited Moscow . Mr Putin hailed the visit from the king - the first sitting Saudi monarch to visit Russian Federation - as a "landmark event". "The falling of the oil prices has been stopped, due to the efforts of Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia and relations between Russian Federation and OPEC". (more...)
'Huge' blast at gas station rocks Ghana's Accra 'Huge' blast at gas station rocks Ghana's Accra
- October 08, 2017

Authorities said the fires were now under control. In May, an explosion at a factory in the Western Regional capital of Takoradi occurred as a tanker was discharging liquefied petroleum gas at the Ghana Household Utilities Manufacturing Company factory. (more...)
Pences hand out sandwiches in Puerto Rico Pences hand out sandwiches in Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, said on Friday the company would send more battery installers to Puerto Rico to help restore power after Hurricane Maria knocked out all power on the island over two weeks ago. Army Corps of Engineers. Blumenthal did not specify when the rest of the military personnel would arrive, but Republican Senator Cory Gardner, speaking at the same news conference, said the plan to bring in more National Guard forces is "an assessment that has been made ... (more...)
Attempted Murder Suspect Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Duarte Attempted Murder Suspect Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Duarte
- October 08, 2017

The suspect was hit and airlifted to the hospital where he was declared dead. Undercover officers with the Pasadena Police Department recognized the suspect, reported Stu Mundel in Sky9. Both were attending the gathering when a gun-wielding attacker walked up to the group congregated in front of a home and started shooting, according to the sergeant. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11, Day 5 updates: Shilpa Shinde's jailbreak act shocks inmates Bigg Boss 11, Day 5 updates: Shilpa Shinde's jailbreak act shocks inmates
- October 08, 2017

Friday is a "big" day for the contestants as the first member to enter the jail and it will be decided on the Friday Ka Faisla. Now it will be interesting to see if the actress will walk out of the show or will she manage to save Priyank from Salman's anger. (more...)
Investors Buy Kroger Company (The) (KR) on Weakness
- October 08, 2017

On Monday, April 10 KROPF SUSAN J sold $298,950 worth of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) or 10,000 shares. Dupont Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in Kroger Company (The) during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $105,000. They expect $-0.69 earnings per share, down 25.45% or $0.14 from last year's $-0.55 per share. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39. (more...)
Nick Clegg urges people to join Labour to stop Brexit Nick Clegg urges people to join Labour to stop Brexit
- October 08, 2017

Shortly after that, Labour announced that it was in favor of a post-Brexit transitional period of between two and four years, during which the United Kingdom would remain in the EU's single market and customs union. She announced in a handout of her speech to the party conference in Manchester, England, that the government will invest an additional 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) in affordable housing - taking the government's total affordable housing budget to nearly 9 billion pounds. (more...)
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals: Game 1 Lineup
- October 08, 2017

He batted for Hendricks in the eighth and doubled to left field. Carl Edwards Jr . threw a flawless inning and Wade Davis finished the two-hitter for a save. One out later, Bryant drove in the first run with a single to right-center and went to second when Harper's throw missed the cutoff man. The cutoff man nearly got him at second, but replay confirmed he was safe. (more...)
Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBT) Trading Volume Significantly Lower
- October 08, 2017

When there are more buyers than sellers, the stock price will rise because of the increased demand. ( GBT ) traded up 0.15% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $32.35. The total value of its holdings decreased 21.7%. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . (NASDAQ: GBT ) has seen its stock price gain, or, so far in 2017. (more...)
Las Vegas massacre probe focuses on gunman's arsenal, history Las Vegas massacre probe focuses on gunman's arsenal, history
- October 08, 2017

Also known by the brand name Slide Fire, bump-fire stocks, or "bump stocks", modify such rifles as an AR-15 to "allow it to fire in rapid succession or automatic fire", said Sam Rabadi, a retired ATF special agent. Massie explained that the ATF ruled back in 2010 under the Obama administration not to ban bump stocks. Fully automatic weapons have been heavily restricted in the USA for decades, and even the NRA has drawn a line at supporting this sort of firepower, at least recently . (more...)
2 killed in crash involving police pursuit on Highway 6 2 killed in crash involving police pursuit on Highway 6
- October 08, 2017

The teenage couple was pronounced dead at the scene. Waterloo Regional Police began to pursue a red vehicle after what they describe as "a concerned citizen" called police saying they witnessed a woman being assaulted and pulled into a auto in Cambridge. (more...)
James Woods announces his retirement from acting - via a real estate listing James Woods announces his retirement from acting - via a real estate listing
- October 08, 2017

The release said the 70-year-old Woods is retiring from the entertainment industry and attributed the decision to the recent deaths of Woods's mother and brother. The actor is most known for roles in Casino , Once Upon a Time in Mexico , The Virgin Suicides , and Videodrome . Actress Amber Tamblyn then publicly accused Woods of trying to pick her up when she was 16, however Woods has denied these allegations. (more...)
UK's May says she has support of cabinet to stay as leader
- October 08, 2017

Thirsk and Malton MP Kevin Hollinrake said he was "100 per cent" behind the Prime Minister while Harrogate MP Andrew Jones described Mrs May as "the right person to lead the United Kingdom". 'Like a lot of my colleagues have said today, he should shut up'. She told BBC Radio 4's Any Questions that Mrs May "has the absolute support of her entire Cabinet and of her party". (more...)
Sweden vs Luxembourg UEFA World Cup Qualifying Sweden vs Luxembourg UEFA World Cup Qualifying
- October 08, 2017

With time running out, Holland took the lead again through a penalty from Arjen Robben on 84 minutes before Memphis Depay made it 3-1 with a free-kick in stoppage time. Bosnia are now overtaken by Greece who earned a 2-1 win over Cyprus in Nicosia. Goals from Haris Medunjanin and Edin Visca put the Bosnians ahead after Belgium full-back Thomas Muenier's early strike, but Michy Batshuayi and Yannick Carrasco turned things around. (more...)

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