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Man accused of threatening sex worker near Salmon Arm appears in court Man accused of threatening sex worker near Salmon Arm appears in court
- October 27, 2017

More equipment and forensic specialists have been brought in to help with the investigation on the swath of land just south of Salmon Arm, B.C., a community about 110 kilometres north of Kelowna. Bernie Williams, a Vancouver-based advocate for families of murdered and missing Indigenous women, came to show her support. Rally organizer Jody Leon, a member of the Splatsin First Nation, said the size of the investigation has many locals anxious. (more...)
Missouri university requiring students to take class in patriotism Missouri university requiring students to take class in patriotism
- October 27, 2017

In the 2017-18 school year, it welcomed only 280 freshmen, but President Jerry Davis made the school's mission clear during his convocation to the students, saying in prayer, "Today we acknowledge those standing before us for the idea that one day, they'll assume positions of leadership that our country very much needs". (more...)
Two charged with taking boy from soccer game in Cape Coral Two charged with taking boy from soccer game in Cape Coral
- October 27, 2017

He was also wearing black shorts and black soccer cleats with orange heels. According to a Collier County Sheriff's report, Jeremia's foster parents report that he had used a cousin's phone to call a Pennsylvania phone number earlier in the day before he disappeared from a soccer game in Cape Coral Tuesday evening. (more...)
Cops, A Civilian Injured In Grenade Attack In J&K's Kulgam Cops, A Civilian Injured In Grenade Attack In J&K's Kulgam
- October 27, 2017

This is the second grenade attack within a day in south Kashmir. Police blame militants for both the attacks. In the first of the two incidents, ultras lobbed a grenade towards the Damhal Hanjipora police station in Kulgam at around 4.40 pm, the police official said. (more...)
Judge At Center Of Homosexual Adoption Controversy Resigns Judge At Center Of Homosexual Adoption Controversy Resigns
- October 27, 2017

The complaint was filed by the ACLU of Kentucky, fairness groups and a university law professor. Chris Hartman, director of the Fairness Campaign, said Thursday that he hopes the resignation sends a message to any other judge with a similar conflict between conscience and duty. (more...)
Six men charged with being members of banned neo-Nazi group Six men charged with being members of banned neo-Nazi group
- October 27, 2017

Christopher Lythgoe, 31, of Warrington, Cheshire, faces the additional charge of encouragement to commit murder, police said. The six men were among 11 people arrested across the United Kingdom on September 27 in a sweep by counterterrorism detectives. (more...)
Anthony Davis Likely Out vs. Kings with Knee Injury Anthony Davis Likely Out vs. Kings with Knee Injury
- October 27, 2017

I've got to do some more stuff to it-more treatments, some more tests", he said. "But feels a lot better than it did in Portland". Of course, I don't want to go out there and play when I'm not 100 percent. "I think he'll be fine", Davis said. It still bothers me a little bit. "If not, we'll have to make a decision from there". The Pelicans kept their star big out as a precaution and are likely doing the same Thursday night. (more...)
The Pre-Snap Read: Oklahoma State The Pre-Snap Read: Oklahoma State
- October 27, 2017

In conference play, the Mountaineers won't have two home or away games in a row. Cowboys S Tre Flowers has a team-high 38 tackles, two interceptions and six pass breakups, and CB Rodarius Williams has five breakups in his last four games. Sills leads the nation with 15 touchdown catches, including three in three different games. Rushing the football has been more hard of late for the Mountaineers but nationally the program is still perched at 53rd in the nation with 175.4 yards on the ground. (more...)
Fire erupts in Cleveland National Forest Fire erupts in Cleveland National Forest
- October 27, 2017

Forest Service. Temperatures are expected to drop significantly Thursday night - hitting a low of about 66 degrees. Walker said she didn't know how contained the fire was but said the Forest Service had a variety of resources on it, including aircraft. (more...)
Donald Trump holds back some JFK assassination files, White House says Donald Trump holds back some JFK assassination files, White House says
- October 27, 2017

The government is set to release 2,800 JFK assassination records, but President Trump is delaying the release of other files pending further review. Shortly after, Oswald, a 24-year-old self-proclaimed Marxist, was arrested in a nearby cinema after police hunted the killer of one of their fellow officers. (more...)
Manhunt underway after shooting in St. Charles Manhunt underway after shooting in St. Charles
- October 27, 2017

Police said he was conscious and breathing, and his injury is not considered to be life-threatening. As a safety measure, officers requested that area schools be put into lockdown status. Police at that time said any rumors circulating about an active shooter on campus were unfounded. A suspect in the shooting was still at large, according to preliminary information from police. (more...)
Deep South's Deep South's "World's most expensive taco" to aid Puerto Rico relief
- October 27, 2017

The category 4 hurricane was the worst storm on record to directly slam the US territory, which destroyed homes and decimated the already crippled power grid leaving 3.4 million people without electricity. forever!" "NY is going to be there". As part of his efforts, Musk has also reportedly donated $250,000 of his own money to support humanitarian efforts in Puerto Rico, where many people continue to remain without electricity. (more...)
Far-reaching gambling bill nears vote in state House Far-reaching gambling bill nears vote in state House
- October 27, 2017

According to Penn Live, the Senate moved from a no-VGT position to allowing the machines to be placed in truck stops, in an effort to meet the House halfway on the bill. Licenses for the mini-casinos would be auctioned off first to current casino operators in Pennsylvania . The online gambling legislation would allow the 12 existing casino licenses to receive licenses to operate regulated online gambling for $ 10 million each. (more...)
Corker Dismisses Latest Trump Tweet Slamming Him as 'Daily Silliness' Corker Dismisses Latest Trump Tweet Slamming Him as 'Daily Silliness'
- October 27, 2017

GOP spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany tells The Chris Stigall Show on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that Corker, and even Sen. "Some of the things we're doing, I'm sorry, are ridiculous", Corker told " Squawk Box", though he did not mention any specifics. (more...)
Federal jury convicts man in carjacking, NSA gate crash Federal jury convicts man in carjacking, NSA gate crash
- October 27, 2017

Meade, officials said. Dontae Small, 43, was convicted of conspiracy, carjacking, and destruction of government property on Wednesday. Dontae Small, 43, faces as much as 30 years on the charges stemming from the October 4, 2015, incident. (more...)
LG results up in Q3 as smartphone sales return to growth
- October 27, 2017

The electronics giant may face restrictions on exports to the United States going forward, following a ruling this month by the U.S. International Trade Commission that surging imports of large residential washing machines harmed domestic producers. (more...)
New snow leopard cub revealed at Bronx Zoo New snow leopard cub revealed at Bronx Zoo
- October 27, 2017

Snow leopards are often called "ghost cats" due to their pale coloring that allows them to easily blend into their environment, especially snow! The new cub and her mother are on exhibit in the Himalayan Highlands just in time for the zoo's last weekend of their Boo at the Zoo event, the flawless time to see the "ghost cats". (more...)
United Nations report finds Syrian regime responsible for sarin attack
- October 27, 2017

Horrific images from the immediate aftermath of the attack drew global outrage and prompted the United States to fire cruise missiles at a Syrian air base from which the West says the assault was launched. The early morning attack killed dozens of civilians and is regarded as one of the worst chemical weapons atrocities in the almost seven-year-old conflict. (more...)
Amgen Tour of California announces stages and host cities for 2018 races Amgen Tour of California announces stages and host cities for 2018 races
- October 27, 2017

Cyclists will arrive in Ventura on Sunday, May 13, having started in Long Beach, and begin early morning on Monday, starting from the Ventura Pier. “The 2018 Amgen Tour of California will captivate fans everywhere with all-star pelotons and new routes that showcase the incredible beauty of the Golden State, ” says Kristin Klein, president of the Amgen Tour of California and executive vice president of AEG Sports. (more...)
Robbers tie boy to pipe by his neck during home invasion
- October 27, 2017

September 17, according to authorities. The duo wrapped a belt around the boy's neck and tied it around a pipe, police said. They then stole jewelry from the home and fled the scene. The second individual is described as a man who was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and jeans. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). (more...)
Lux ranks 5th in global passport power rank Lux ranks 5th in global passport power rank
- October 27, 2017

This is the first time an Asian country has ever held the most powerful passport in the world, as it was ranked the top out of the 193 countries who were indexed. As for America's ranking: "While Singapore quietly climbed the ranks, the US passport has fallen down since President Donald Trump took office", Arton Capital said in a statement. (more...)
Santander profit falls after rescue of Banco Popular Santander profit falls after rescue of Banco Popular
- October 27, 2017

Previously Banco Santander Brasil Sa (NYSE: BSBR ) reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03 with surprise factor of 18.8%. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. (more...)
Earthquake Measuring 4.3 Rattles Santa Barbara County Earthquake Measuring 4.3 Rattles Santa Barbara County
- October 27, 2017

As of 2:00 p.m., visitors to the USGS website from as far away as Los Angeles County reported feeling the quake. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but the shaking was felt throughout Santa Barbara County. (more...)
Winning Power Ball ticket sold in Louisiana
- October 27, 2017

In New York, there were still thousands of tickets winning smaller prizes. This is not the first big win related to Brownie's. According to the Louisiana Lottery company, the winning ticket was sold in Eunice , Louisiana. The Rolling Cash 5 jackpot for the next drawing is $161,000 for hitting all five numbers and the odds of winning are 1-in-575,757. The winners have not come forward yet, so make sure to check your tickets! "It is also a good idea for all winners of substantial ... (more...)
Dio De Los Muertos celebration and presentation, November 1 Dio De Los Muertos celebration and presentation, November 1
- October 27, 2017

On the Carleton campus, Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated thanks to a collaborative effort between the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) and the Office of the Chaplain. The Center will provide your group with a 6-foot table for your altar that you are responsible for decorating and completing onWednesday, October 25. (more...)
Women and their dogs rescued, months after being lost at sea Women and their dogs rescued, months after being lost at sea
- October 27, 2017

Two sailors from Honolulu are safely on board a U.S. Navy vessel after being stranded at sea for several months. They were hit with a bout of bad weather on May 30, about two months into their journey, which caused their boat's engine to fail. (more...)
Sentencing today for Luton woman who killed sister Sentencing today for Luton woman who killed sister
- October 27, 2017

Sabah Khan, 26, was sentenced to a life term with a minimum of 22 years at the Old Bailey today (26 October) after admitting on 24 October to murdering her older sister Saima. Her internet history shows her browsing pages like "venomous snakes for sale", "how to poison someone" and " 16 steps to kill someone and not get caught ". (more...)
Alaska airport removes massive seal from runway using sled Alaska airport removes massive seal from runway using sled
- October 27, 2017

Meadow Bailey, ADOT communications director, told KTVA that Utqiagvik experienced heavy storms on Monday. A state employee, Scott Babcock took a picture of the marine visitor and posted it to Facebook . "Wildlife strikes to aircraft pose a significant safety hazard and cost the aviation industry hundreds of millions of dollars each year", Bailey said. (more...)
Joe Biden, Lady Gaga Support Sexual Assault Survivors In New PSA Joe Biden, Lady Gaga Support Sexual Assault Survivors In New PSA
- October 27, 2017

The two are no strangers to standing up for what they believe in, especially when it comes to sexual assault. In the powerful video, which is part of the "It's On Us" campaign, Lady Gaga opens up about being the victim of sexual assault and to explain why it is important to reach out for help. (more...)
Trump Has Spent $1.75 Million On Furniture for the White House Trump Has Spent $1.75 Million On Furniture for the White House
- October 27, 2017

Bush honors father at benefit for hurricane victims Dem senator: "I miss every one of" our last 5 presidents All five living former presidents appear at hurricane relief benefit concert MORE had spent about $1.5 million, NBC reported , but had paid for some of it himself. (more...)

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