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Nate bringing thunderstorms, possibility of tornadoes to Wiregrass
- October 08, 2017

Crews will start assessing the damage along the MS coast when the sun rises Sunday. It was Nate's second landfall. Coastal residents from southeast Louisiana to the Florida panhandle braced for the effects of the fast-moving hurricane, expected to hit sometime time Saturday night. (more...)
Father Arrested After Amber Alert Issued for Richardson Girl Father Arrested After Amber Alert Issued for Richardson Girl
- October 08, 2017

NBCDFW.com reports that police are investigating allegations that Wesley Mathews put Sherin outside as punishment, and when he came back out she was gone. Authorities believe she is "in grave or immediate danger". Richardson Police said the child suffers from developmental issues and has limited verbal communication skills. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills
- October 08, 2017

Investigators believe Paddock hired a prostitute in the days leading up to the shooting and were interviewing other call girls for information, a USA official briefed by federal law enforcement officials said . A former executive casino host at the Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa in Reno said Paddock had a "god complex" and expected quick service without regard to how busy the staff was at the time . (more...)
U.S. missions in Turkey halt visa services over security concerns U.S. missions in Turkey halt visa services over security concerns
- October 08, 2017

The US mission to Turkey said in a statement Sunday that it had drastically cut visa services while it reassessed Ankara's commitment to the security of its staff. TRT World's Ediz Tiyansan is in Washington with the latest on the USA decision. "The person detained and later arrested over accusation of being connected to terrorism activities is not listed in the official list of the employees of the US Consulate General and has no diplomatic immunity", Turkish Foreign Ministry ... (more...)
Vegas gunman had booked hotel overlooking Chicago's Lollapalooza fest
- October 08, 2017

When Paddock checked into the Mandalay Bay on September 28, he specifically requested an upper-floor room with a view of the Route 91 Harvest music festival, according to a person who has seen hotel records turned over to investigators and spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Las Vegas Gunman May Have Targeted Lollapalooza & Life Is Beautiful Festivals Las Vegas Gunman May Have Targeted Lollapalooza & Life Is Beautiful Festivals
- October 08, 2017

The report states Stephen Paddock had booked two rooms at the Blackstone Hotel on Michigan Avenue, one for August 1 - two days before the annual music festival began - and another for August 3, which was opening day. "We still do not have a clear motive or reason why", a frustrated Clark County Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said Friday. But they can also give away the shooter's position. (more...)
Mueller Team Meets Steele, But Steele Refuses to Meet Congress
- October 08, 2017

This contrasts with attempts by President Donald Trump and some lawmakers to discredit Steele and the memos he produced. Read the entire Reuters report on Mueller's investigation into the Steele Dossier at this link. It was Steele who first charged that the document-dumping site WikiLeaks cooperated with Russian hackers to post stolen emails from Clinton campaign chair John Podesta and other Democratic organizations online, a conclusion that has since become the consensus view of USA ... (more...)
Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, says European Union Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, says European Union
- October 08, 2017

In fact, the tax ruling allowed Amazon to convert its major profits from an Amazon group company subject to tax in Luxembourg (Amazon EU) to a company which is not subject to tax (Amazon Europe Holding Technologies) that has reduced Amazon EU's taxable profits. (more...)
Hall opens for fire protection week Hall opens for fire protection week
- October 08, 2017

From the time you hear a smoke alarm sound, you might have less than 2 minutes to get out of your home safely, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Mathew Pridham said the street in front of the Firehouse will be closed for a simulated vehicle accident at 11:45 a.m., and the department's rescue unit will demonstrate how they cut open the roof and door. (more...)
Dannon Is Reportedly Replacing Cam Newton With Dak Prescott
- October 08, 2017

It appears Prescott is taking Newton's place as the company spokesman, according to a report from ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter . The reported deal is the 11th endorsement deal for Prescott. Prescott also has deals with Pepsi, Frito-Lay and Beats. 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...)
Dubai: British Man Arrested For Touching Another Man Dubai: British Man Arrested For Touching Another Man
- October 08, 2017

Jamie was imprisoned for three months for touching a man inappropriately and drinking alcohol at Dubai's Rock Bottom Bar. It only came to the Harron's attention that he had done anything wrong when after he returned to his table, the police arrived at the bar 15 minutes later and arrested him for public indecency. (more...)
Hurricane Nate makes landfall in Louisiana
- October 08, 2017

The US has already been battered by Hurricane Harvey and Irma this year, with Texas and Florida experiencing widespread damage across August and September. Concerns about Nate prompted officials in Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to declare states of emergency and evacuation orders. (more...)
UK Police Arrest Trespasser at Buckingham Palace UK Police Arrest Trespasser at Buckingham Palace
- October 08, 2017

There have been a number of other incidents in recent years in which people have tried to get into the palace grounds. In a short time, women aged 30, who were spotted by soldiers, were arrested by police. They said it was not terror related. Ms Davey, a brunette, was dressed in blue jeans and black long-sleeved top. "The police arrived and cuffed her within seconds". (more...)
Hurricane Nate expected to make landfall Saturday night along Gulf Coast Hurricane Nate expected to make landfall Saturday night along Gulf Coast
- October 08, 2017

In Alabama, some 59,000 customers were without power, Alabama Power said. About 53,000 of those were in the Mobile area. Trump earlier issued an emergency declaration for Louisiana and MS allowing federal aid to be sent there to help mitigate the storm's impact. (more...)
Hurricane Nate makes 2nd landfall near Biloxi, MS, as Category 1 storm Hurricane Nate makes 2nd landfall near Biloxi, MS, as Category 1 storm
- October 08, 2017

The storm has been deadly in parts of Central America, killing at least 22 people in floods and mudslides. Later on Friday, the storm is expected to brush by Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, home to beach resorts such as Cancun and Playa del Carmen, before heading north into the Gulf of Mexico, according to the US National Hurricane Center in Miami. (more...)
Google Brings Cellular Service to Puerto Rico Using Balloons Google Brings Cellular Service to Puerto Rico Using Balloons
- October 08, 2017

Per Engadget , the FCC issued an "emergency licence" for X to deploy its technology to Puerto Rico , where the FCC recently estimated 83 per cent of the commonwealth's cell sites remain inoperable weeks after Hurricane Maria slammed into it at strong Category 4 status . (more...)
Scalise throws out first pitch at Nats game Scalise throws out first pitch at Nats game
- October 08, 2017

Scalise, a big baseball fan, was slated to play second base for the GOP's squad in the annual Congressional Baseball Game last June. A bipartisan crowd welcomed him at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. But there's added meaning here, given that Scalise was injured in a June shooting that took place at a baseball field in Virginia. Rep. Scalise calls Bailey his hero for exchanging gunfire with James T. (more...)
Trump Makes Ambiguous Reference to 'Calm Before the Storm' During Military Dinner Trump Makes Ambiguous Reference to 'Calm Before the Storm' During Military Dinner
- October 08, 2017

Trump replied: "We have the world's great military people in this room, I will tell you that". "It is professionally hazardous to try to guess what is in the president's mind and what he is thinking". "Doing away with the agreement is no real option", he says. They would have to convince Iran and our allies that we really would leave the deal (or take military action) as a gambit for obtaining leverage to seek a better deal. (more...)
Hurricane Nate expected to make landfall as Category 2 storm Hurricane Nate expected to make landfall as Category 2 storm
- October 08, 2017

In these areas along the MS coast you can expect hurricane force winds , especially gusts, along with significant storm surge. Then Nate made a second landfall just after midnight near Biloxi Mississippi . " Nate " at our doorstep or will soon come, " said mayor Mitch Landrieu , warning that strong winds can cause disruptions in the supply of electricity. (more...)
Khalil Tate sets QB rushing record Khalil Tate sets QB rushing record
- October 08, 2017

Tate would follow up his initial score with runs of 28, 47 and 75 yards to the end zone. Rodriguez, who said Dawkins could have come back into the game against Colorado , was actually non-committal when asked on the Pac-12 Network if he had "found his quarterback". (more...)
Who is Jesus Campos? Security Guard Hailed For Bravery After Vegas Shooting Who is Jesus Campos? Security Guard Hailed For Bravery After Vegas Shooting
- October 08, 2017

Very few security guards at the casino and hotel complex are armed, and Campos and others deserve accolades for rushing into the line of fire to stop the killer, said a union rep for the workers. The sheriff said Campos had distracted Paddock from his spree, but added that police were just seconds behind him - and would have done the same if Campos had not been there. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman stockpiled weapons, ammo for decades Las Vegas gunman stockpiled weapons, ammo for decades
- October 08, 2017

And, according to TMZ , the 64-year-old reserved one room for August 1, two days before the festival, and then booked a second room for August 3. The girlfriend of Las Vegas Killer's who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in the history of United State that left 58 people dead and more than 500 people injured, told the investigators that she was anxious about 64-year-old Stephen Paddock's mental stability, CBS News' Pat Milton and Andres Triay reported, citing the law enforcement ... (more...)
President Trump hits Twitter to criticize Tennessee Senator Bob Corker President Trump hits Twitter to criticize Tennessee Senator Bob Corker
- October 08, 2017

The comments come after Corker made a statement Thursday that appeared to slam Trump's handling of foreign issues like the North Korean threat. "I think Sec. Corker, an early supporter and ally of the Trump campaign, said when he was elected in 2006, he had told people he couldn't imagine serving for more than two terms. (more...)
IAF chopper Mi-17 crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 5 killed IAF chopper Mi-17 crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 5 killed
- October 08, 2017

An Indian Air Force Mi-17 V5 helicopter crashed at around 0659h on 06 Oct 17 after getting airborne from a helipad North of Tawang . IAF has ordered an inquiry into the incident. Underlining that costly assets can not be lost on account of carelessness, ignorance or un-professionalism, he added, "Supervisors are entirely responsible for the safe and professional conduct of operations". (more...)
Las Vegas gunman had legal device that turns guns into automatic weapons Las Vegas gunman had legal device that turns guns into automatic weapons
- October 08, 2017

The anti gun violence group formed one day after the Sandy Hook mass shooting . During an appearance on MSNBC, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise said that the ATF might be the appropriate route. The government approved selling the devices in 2010 after judging that they did not violate federal law. Expect to hear plenty of this talking point: that this was something the Obama administration allowed. (more...)
Man accused of sexually abusing baby in Chick-fil-A bathroom Man accused of sexually abusing baby in Chick-fil-A bathroom
- October 08, 2017

Police said the customer saw the child's reflection with Gray in the stall and thought she was being touched inappropriately. A restaurant employee told police Gray has been to the restaurant with young children before, and that he has taken the same child into the bathroom a few other times, police said. (more...)
Bump fire stocks might be changed, but by whom? Bump fire stocks might be changed, but by whom?
- October 08, 2017

Their main concern was that the rifle accessory would not be safe for younger and less experienced shooters. Republicans have said they would consider banning the tool, despite years of resisting any gun control . The association bans the use of the modification tool at its headquarters' own firing range, reported Politico . He said bump stocks should be banned by law. (more...)
Norway breaks barriers as federation agrees to equal pay for women
- October 08, 2017

National team winger Caroline Graham Hansen took to Instagram to thank her male colleagues for their donation. "But this means everything for us, for our team, our sport, and for all the female athletes out there, who do the same work, the same sport as men do, but get paid less". (more...)
No Embassy Move Until We 'Give Peace a Chance' No Embassy Move Until We 'Give Peace a Chance'
- October 08, 2017

They say it is the toughest deal of all it is peace between Israel and Palestinians... "I don't think it is impossible, and I think it's something that can happen, and I'm not making any predictions". President Trump had promised to move the embassy several times during his presidential campaign, but reports nearly immediately after he was elected said that he was "reconsidering" the idea. (more...)
Cenla Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 2017 Cenla Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 2017
- October 08, 2017

The Wabash Valley Race for the Cure annually raises more than $70,000 for breast cancer awareness and research, 75 percent of which funds local programs that offer breast cancer screenings and treatment. "We're all in it together". "Even though you're from a small town, you can do big things for other people". "Part of a family - it really does take a community to win the battle". (more...)