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U.S. military service members killed in Niger

U.S. military service members killed in Niger The American troops were on a regular joint patrol with Nigerien troops in a border area known for radical terror activity. The administration officials added that the two wounded U.S. The deaths were the first US casualties reported in Niger. The U.S. reportedly has hundreds of troops deployed across West Africa, largely to train counter-terrorism tactics to local forces. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Puerto Rico to be 'proud' of low storm toll

Trump tells Puerto Rico to be 'proud' of low storm toll The death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria has risen to 34, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Tuesday evening. The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital city expressed her continued frustrations with President Donald Trump Tuesday, saying that Trump's comments during his visit were "insulting" to the people of Puerto Rico and calling him the "miscommunicator-in-chief".... [Full Article...]

Ex-Presidents to Attend Texas Concert for Hurricane Relief

Ex-Presidents to Attend Texas Concert for Hurricane Relief Former presidents Barack Obama , George W. Bush , Bill Clinton , George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter banded together to create "One America Appeal" in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey , and then expanded the fundraising effort to include help for victims of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. [Full Article...]

Trump to deliver Iran policy speech October 12

Trump to deliver Iran policy speech October 12 The future of the Iran nuclear deal may hinge on a face-saving fix for President Donald Trump so he doesn't have to recertify the Islamic republic's compliance every 90 days, according to USA officials. Though some US sanctions are still in place, the majority have been removed. The Donald Trump administration looks ready to give Pakistan one more chance to work with the United States and ... [Full Article...]

San Juan mayor wears 'nasty' shirt during TV interview

San Juan mayor wears 'nasty' shirt during TV interview But she didn't stop there. "And a very big question is, what are we going to do with the power plant?" "So, Mr. Trump , I am begging you to take charge and save lives". In fact, during the interview , when asked about how Puerto Rico is now faring, she started with this aid from individual entities, only mentioning FEMA's response as an add-on. [Full Article...]

Couple accused of keeping handicapped woman in shed, selling her for sex

Couple accused of keeping handicapped woman in shed, selling her for sex The victim's identity has not been revealed. Investigators said the woman was initially allowed to stay inside the home, but she was forced to live in the shed after she couldn't afford to pay rent. "She was, just unusual, but not odd to the point where you should call anybody or report her or anything", said Christian Thursam, a neighbor. "It is sad, it is disturbing", said Tracy Byers who li... [Full Article...]

Russian airstrikes critically wound ex-Syrian Qaeda leader

Russian airstrikes critically wound ex-Syrian Qaeda leader Around 50 of Golani's bodyguards and 12 Nusra Front field commanders had been killed in the same air strike, including a close aide to Golani and the head of the militant group's security service, said Konashenkov. The US maintains that the groups are still linked to Al Qaeda, however. Tahrir Al Sham, which was formed in January, has been hit in recent months by the breakaway of two of its signi... [Full Article...]

The Supreme Court hears a case that may change our politics

The Supreme Court hears a case that may change our politics It could have big impacts on who you vote for moving forward. Kennedy, a Reagan appointee, seemed skeptical of the arguments made by lawyers defending the Wisconsin voting map and didn't ask any questions at all of the lawyer representing the Democratic voters, which "would seem to bode well for the challengers", SCOTUSBlog notes. [Full Article...]

McCormick prison reportedly overtaken by inmates

McCormick prison reportedly overtaken by inmates McCormick County Emergency Services posted a message to its Facebook page warning residents of the attempted escape and advising them to avoid the area around the facility. The corrections department also said Wednesday's incident did not affect the entire prison. Housing is made up of single and double cells, with double fencing around all perimeters. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's speech interrupted by prankster handing over P45 dismissal notice

Theresa May's speech interrupted by prankster handing over P45 dismissal notice In a clear attempt to outflank Jeremy Corbyn on an issue which has been central to Labour's appeal to young voters, Mrs May will make housing a central feature of a speech in which she will also call on Tories to stop infighting. "What you will hear today from the prime minister is a very personal statement of the lessons she's learnt from the election and what she derives from that in terms... [Full Article...]

GOP Rep. Bill Flores Supports Gun Control via Bump Stock Ban

GOP Rep. Bill Flores Supports Gun Control via Bump Stock Ban He said he does not know a reason why people need "to own anything that converts a semi-automatic to something that behaves like an automatic". Panel votes to ease driverless vehicle regs House votes to streamline pipeline reviews Questions grow over Kushner's security clearances MORE (R-Texas), a gun owner himself, may be the first Republican in Congress to call for a ban on bump stocks . [Full Article...]

Iowa Is Using Taylor Swift Lyrics To Promote Safe Driving

Iowa Is Using Taylor Swift Lyrics To Promote Safe Driving Taylor Swift lyrics are being used on United States road signs to remind people not to look at their phones while driving . "If you don't get the message today - ask the nearest millennial", they tweeted alongside an image of the new message. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas hotels start using metal detectors after massive shooting

Prior to her arrival, Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said "we anticipate some information from her shortly". In recent years, while with Paddock, the petite, 62-year-old "proud mom and grandma" had become less neighbourly and had, on at least one occasion, endured insults from him as they queued for coffee at Starbucks, according to reports . [Full Article...]

Giffords, Kelly Call for Action on Gun Control Following Vegas Shooting

Giffords, Kelly Call for Action on Gun Control Following Vegas Shooting The Las Vegas strip was put on lockdown as cops raced to the scene, with Paddock believed to have taken his own life by the time officers arrived at his door. "Now is the time to take positive action to keep America safer", she said in an official statement . What happened is such a tragedy. "It's a very sad moment for me, for everybody", the president said. [Full Article...]

Financier Amanda Staveley considers options after Newcastle visit

Financier Amanda Staveley considers options after Newcastle visit The report states: "Amanda Staveley, the financial entrepreneur who made her name in Middle East investment, could use Arabian Gulf money in a possible takeover of English football club Newcastle United ". At the moment Staveley's takeover bid is still some way off going through, with her interest at an early stage. In 2007, she assisted investors from Dubai with a bid, however, that attempt was ... [Full Article...]

Everything We Know About Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend

Everything We Know About Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend The Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend will be at the center of the investigation into the shooting deaths of 59 people as authorities try to determine why a man with no known record of violence or crime would open fire on a concert crowd from a high-rise hotel. [Full Article...]

White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre

White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those individuals. The investigation continued, Sanders noted, that attacker's intention was not yet clarified, so it would be premature to discuss political debate without revealing all facts. Sanders, whose voice broke when discussing the shooting-which resulted in the deaths of more than 50 people and injured more than 500 people-said despite calls fr... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation declared the destruction of the leadership "Dzhabhat EN-Nusra"

Russian Federation declared the destruction of the leadership Russian Federation reported in June its jets had possibly killed the leader of the Islamic State group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during a bombing raid near the IS stronghold of Raqa in Syria and said in July it was struggling to confirm if he was dead or alive. [Full Article...]

After Las Vegas Massacre, Gun Stocks Rise and Casino Stocks Fall

After Las Vegas Massacre, Gun Stocks Rise and Casino Stocks Fall American Outdoor Brands , formerly Smith & Wesson, rose almost 5 percent. And the Olin Corporation, which owns the Winchester brand of ammunition, saw a 6% rise to an all-time high, CNN reports . So why do gun stocks jump after a shooting? Customers rush to the store to buy more guns before someone tries to take them away. Gun sales fell following Donald Trump's inauguration, however, a dr... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting - Stephen Paddock girlfriend returning to U.S. from Phillipines

Las Vegas shooting - Stephen Paddock girlfriend returning to U.S. from Phillipines USA police say she has been living in Nevada with Paddock, who has been described as having loved and "doted on" Ms Danley . A search for Danley began after SWAT team members reportedly found her Casio Player's Card on the shooter. Police located 42 guns in Paddock's Mandalay Bay hotel room and Mesquite, Nevada home. Social media and other reports say she is a mother and a grandmother who div... [Full Article...]


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