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Nate weakens to tropical storm over US

It was the third hurricane to hit the United States in the last six weeks, and the first landfalling MS hurricane since 2005's Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said his city planned for the worst, hoped for the best and made out pretty well. Damage caused by the storm prompted Costa Rican officials to postpone a World Cup qualifying football match between that country and Honduras, which had been scheduled for Friday night. Read More »

'I was having fun' throwing paper towels in Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico was ravaged by two category four storms in the space of one week in September. " They love her. She's a very good person", Trump said. Trump said any criticism he received for being "disrespectful" was 'just a made up thing, ' attempting to again label negative coverage of his moves 'fake news'. Read More »

Cougars collect another win over Oregon


Washington State walked away with a 30-27 victory over USC, beating the Trojans for the first time since 2002. "That's not our goal", said WSU quarterback Luke Falk , who picked up his 24th-career win to tie Jason Gesser as the winningest quarterback in Cougars football history. Read More »

San Francisco 49ers vs Indianapolis Colts

If you want to watch this game on your phone, be sure to make use of NFL Mobile on Verizon so that you can view this game on your mobile device. There are times where it's not fun to see a stronger player embarrass a weaker one; however, Gentle Reader, we've passed the point of pity. Read More »

Protesters: Columbus Day a celebration of genocide


The protesters, two dressed in fake chains and one wearing a hooded white sheet, spoke out before being escorted away. The resolution says the city must oppose racism toward Native Americans, which can lead to inequality. While honoring "the skilled navigator and man of faith, whose courageous feat brought together continents", in his first Columbus Day proclamation, President Donald Trump made no mention of Native Americans . Read More »

Odell Beckham Jr., 3 Other Receivers Injured In Giants-Chargers Game

With most of their passing weapons unavailable, and rookie tight end Evan Engram lined up at receiver, the Giants tried to mount a game-winning dive. Manning was down on the ground longer than usual before rising and looked a bit wobbly, but stayed in the game. Beckham was hurt with four minutes left after an incomplete pass and came down on his left ankle/foot. Read More »

United States and Turkey suspend bilateral non-immigrant visa services


Earlier on Sunday, the U.S. mission in Turkey said that recent events had forced the United States government to reassess Ankara's commitment to the security of USA facilities and staff. The US embassy strongly condemned the arrest of Topuz, who remains in custody, calling the claims of his involvement in the coup " baseless, anonymous allegations " that could " undermine and devalue the longstanding partnership " between US and Turkey. Read More »

VP Pence leaves NFL game over national anthem protest


Colt's players stood, linked arm-in-arm. Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles for a reception and fundraisers for seven California House members. So, the Vice President went out of his way to attend a football game for the soul goal of acting aggrieved when players exercised their First Amendment rights. Read More »

SC Collegium opens up to transparency


Krishnavalli, Chairman, Permanent Lok Adalat, Madurai; R. Pongiappan, Principal District Judge, Coimbatore; and R. Hemalatha, District Judge, Karur for appointment as judges of the Madras High Court. The system of judges-appointing-judges has remained in controversy ever since its introduction by way of a judicial decision in the year 1993. The collegium has now answered its supporters and critics in equal measure by demonstrating the capacity for self-reform. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting victims from California

According to TMZ , Paddock specifically requested rooms overlooking Grant Park, but he never showed up at the Blackstone. That festival attracts hundreds of thousands of people to the downtown Chicago park, which is framed by tall buildings. Read More »

In Irma's Footsteps: Life-Threatening Hurricane Nate Heads Toward US Gulf Coast


In the four southern U.S. States declared a state of emergency due to approaching hurricane "Nate" to the Gulf coast. The National Weather Service has issued small craft advisories for the offshore Gulf of Mexico this weekend. The surge forecasts for the MS and Alabama coasts are particularly concerning. FEMA Administrator Brock Long told ABC's "This Week" that some 85 percent of the agency's forces were deployed and still working on issues created by hurricanes Harvey , Irma , ... Read More »

Police confirm Las Vegas shooter rented room near festival Lorde headlined


Local police, in conjunction with the FBI, are planning to set up billboards around the city saying, "If you know something, say something", along with the number 1-800-225-5324 (or 1-800-CALL-FBI) for tips. Australian police are assisting their USA counterparts on the investigation into Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend Marilou Danley . A law enforcement official tells USA Todaythat Paddock booked a room at the Blackstone Hotel, across the street from where Lollapalooza is held, for ... Read More »

NBC report says Las Vegas shooter 'scouted' two other major United States cities

While other mass killers have left a trail of plain-sight clues that helped investigators quickly understand what drove them to violence, Paddock led a low-key, private life. "We have multiple leads all across the United States and all across the world", Rouse said. The security officer, Jesus Campos , was struck in the leg as the gunman strafed the hallway with gunfire from behind his door, apparently having detected Campos via surveillance cameras Paddock set up outside his hotel suite. Read More »

Chicago Police 'Aware' of Reports Vegas Gunman Booked Hotel During Lolla


The initial TMZ story said Paddock booked one room for August 1, two days before Lollapalooza kicked off and then booked a second room, both with checkout dates of August 6, when the festival ended. The festival ran from September 22 to September 24. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says it appeared Stephen Paddock had planned to survive Sunday's attack and had an escape plan. Read More »

Vice President Pence Leaves Colts Game Early After Players Kneel for Anthem


However, a reported "15-20" 49ers players knelt . Manning will become the first Indianapolis-era player in Colts history to have his number retired and will also be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor. Though members of Pence's home-state Colts stood during the anthem, they followed many other teams in striking a symbolic compromise. "I stand with President Trump", Pence said in the statement, adding "I stand with our soldiers, and I will always stand for our Flag and our National ... Read More »

Fire Prevention Week a time for planning


Jill Staaf, Meadville Central Fire Department's fire prevention officer. In a structure fire, every second counts, and during Fire Prevention Week, which starts today, fire departments across the country will be pushing that message to encourage citizens to develop a fire escape plan. Read More »

Hurricane Nate makes landfall in US

The storm was expected to move across the Deep South, Tennessee Valley and central Appalachian Mountains through Monday. A hurricane warning was discontinued for the mouth of the Pearl River, which marks the Louisiana-Mississippi state border, to the Alabama-Florida border further east, the agency said. Read More »

Landrieu thanks first responders after Nate misses New Orleans

Nate was forecast to make its second landfall near Biloxi, Mississippi , and threatened to inundate homes and businesses. While Nate was not expected to affect Mexican territory, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported the storm's winds picked up speed to reach 150 km per hour, with gusts of up to 175 kph. Read More »

Did Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock target other music festivals?


Saying they could find "no known nexus" to suggest Paddock was acting on behalf of Islamic State, Las Vegas police confirmed he was alone in room 32135 of the Mandalay Bay casino when he opened fire last Sunday night. history. It wasn't clear whether Paddock fired any of the illuminated bullets during the massacre. Paddock purchased the bullets from a private gun dealer after they met at a Phoenix gun show, according to the AP. Read More »

Twitter battle: President Trump claims Senator Corker "begged" for endorsement


President Donald Trump is aiming a series of stinging tweets at a retiring Republican senator who's taken a critical line toward the White House. Mr. Corker isn't a new critic of the administration. Bob Corker is always one to speak his mind. Tillerson's statement of support for Trump prompted the President to say his secretary of state had refuted the story about the insult. Read More »

Iranian minister slams Trump's threats to 'decertify' nuclear deal


President Trump has approved a broad strategy to crack down on Iran for its ballistic missile program and support for militant groups throughout the Middle East, according to a senior administration official, although he has yet to formally sign off on "decertifying" the nuclear accord negotiated by the Obama administration. Read More »

Nate expected to make landfall tonight


Nate had maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour. "Infrared light provides valuable temperature data to forecasters and cloud top temperatures give clues about highest, coldest, strongest storms within a hurricane ", NASA officials wrote in a statement Saturday . Read More »

Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, twin brother for year


Hager said authorities made a decision to file the misdemeanor charge against Kuefler in part to help get him some psychological help through the court system. In an interview with investigators, he admitted that his mother had died around August of 2015. He said he later returned and found her dead in bed. Read More »