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Metallica to Play Benefit for California Wildfire Victims

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Band Together Bay Area has already amassed a whopping $6.5 million, with $1.5 million already going to Community Foundation Sonoma, Napa Valley Community Foundation, as well as North Bay Fire Relief . Fans who can't attend can make a donation directly to Tipping Point here or the Metallica All Within My Hands Foundation . Tickets for the Band Together Bay Area Benefit Concert are $49.50-$199.50 and go on public sale Friday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m.at bandtogetherbayarea.org and ... Read More »

Roads in Madhya Pradesh better than America, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Chouhan reportedly told the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum: "when I became the chief minister 12 years back it was in my mind that without basic infrastructure no state can develop". "Because in Madhya Pradesh when you travel on the road you feel you're traveling by a Helicopter" ~ Shavraj Singh Chauhan. "Has Shivraj forgotten to take his spectacles or rhetoric hangover not gone yet?" A claim by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the U.S. Read More »

'Operation Blackout,' annual Halloween Tennessee sex offender sweep, underway

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Bennett said he is thankful to the auditor for pointing out other potential sources of information for the Sex Offender Registry Board to look at, and said the board will make use of her recommendations. Come Halloween, neighborhoods are going to be filled with ghosts and goblins trying to score some candy and the Columbia County Sheriff's Office says its doing what it can to make sure your child has a safe Halloween as they go door to door. Read More »

Bank of Canada keeps benchmark interest rate steady at 1%

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Measures of core inflation have edged up, in line with a narrowing output gap and the diminishing effects of lower food prices. The global and Canadian economies are progressing as outlined in the July MPR. The bank pointed out that while the unemployment rate has continued to fall, other labour market indicators are still lagging, including wage growth and average hours-worked, both of which remain below historical averages. Read More »

Macron, Johnson to play "good cops" in Iran visits

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The Russian senators also noted that the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program is important because it greatly contributed to the global regime of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and established and tested a model that could be used to resolve similar worldwide disputes. Read More »

Bogus Clinton investigations blow up Senate Judiciary Committee from within

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The joint statement said the committees "will review these decisions and others to better understand the reasoning behind how certain conclusions were drawn". Investigators also knew "Russians were compromising American contractors in the nuclear industry with kickbacks and extortion threats, all of which raised legitimate national security concerns", The Hill reports. Read More »

Messi shedding tears of blood in ISIS threat poster

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The poster shows Messi behind the bars crying blood, along with the words, printed in both English and Arabic, "You are fighting a state that does not have failure in its dictionary". The image also has the words "Just Terrorism", a likely play on sport brand Nike's "Just Do It" slogan. The official symbol of the 2018 World Cup finals was also included in the image. Read More »

Flu shots available at Mayo Clinic Health System in Tomah

January through March is the usual peak flu season. Health professionals say that's the biggest misconception about the influenza vaccine - as well as one of the most risky as we head into flu season. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk of serious flu complications. According to the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit, there were 691 reported flu cases and eight related deaths during the last flu season. Read More »

Texas Father Arrested after Police Find Remains of Three-Year-Old Daughter

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He was arrested and charged with felony injury to a child . He was initially arrested October 7 and charged with child endangerment before posting bond and being released the next day. In his revised statement Monday, he said the girl choked on the milk and that he removed her body from the home after he believed she had died . He is reported to have told the police that he went back to the house to do laundry. Read More »

North Korean official: "North Korea has always translated its threats into deeds"

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The world should expect North Korea to test a nuclear bomb above ground, according to an interview with North Korean official Ri Yong Pil. "The U.S.is talking about a military option and even practicing military moves", Ri said. Moreover, Kim Jong-un earlier this month praised the country's nuclear weapons as a means of "safeguarding peace" on the Korean Peninsula amid USA pressure. Read More »

Scott Brown Investigated For Calling Crowd Of Peace Corps Staffers 'Beautiful'

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According to a New York Times report on Wednesday, former MA senator and current U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Scott Brown was investigated for remarks to women that he made while visiting the island nation of Samoa in July. "We were shocked there might even be an issue.one of the things Scott and I have noticed since we been here - we speak English, New Zealanders speak English but a lot of things we say and a lot of things Kiwis say to us we misunderstand". Read More »

Support for marijuana legalization reaches record high: Gallup poll

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Recreational marijuana has since been legalized in a total of eight states and D.C., including five where adults can purchase marijuana from government-regulated retail dispensaries: Colorado, Oregon, Alaska, Nevada and Washington state. Sessions has repeatedly criticized marijuana legalization, according to Forbes. According to a new poll released by Gallup, for the first time ever the majority of Republican voters support marijuana legalization. Read More »

Concerns Mount Over 401(k) Cuts in Trump Tax Plan

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It sounds like the GOP would prefer to push money into the relatively little-used saver's credit, available to individuals with incomes below $31K, or married couples below $62K. Republican leaders want to prohibit people from deducting state and local taxes from their federal taxable income because they believe low-tax states unfairly subsidize high-tax states with the current structure. Read More »

When I Meet Rahul Gandhi, Whole Country Will Know, Vows Hardik Patel

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The once prosperous community has dwindled to an onlooker in Gujarat because it has been excluded from affirmative action policies, Hardik Patel says, which has meant it is not part of the famous "Gujarat Model of Development" sold by the BJP as its main accomplishment during almost two decades of uninterrupted charge of the state. Read More »

Russian Federation vetoes extension of mission probing chemical weapons use in Syria

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Eleven Security Council members voted in favor of the resolution to renew the group's work for another year and two countries, China and Kazakhstan, abstained - while Russian Federation and Bolivia rejected it. After inaugurating as the President of the United States President Trump ordered an attack on Syrian government-controlled Shyrat airbase in response to an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government. Read More »

European Union vote to renew glyphosate for 10 years fails

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The Guardian notes that France has already shown resistance to the renewal of the license, and representatives have even stated the country's intention to vote against it. Shortly after the European Parliament approved the glyphosate ban resolution, the Commission walked back its recommendation. Experts from the EU's 28 member states are due to discuss the Commission's recommendation on Wednesday, but it is unclear whether they will vote on the measure or where each of the individual ... Read More »

UK Parliament Vote On Brexit Deal May Come After Britain Leaves - Minister

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While an outline agreement would be sought quickly, any transition deal wouldn't be finalized in all its detail until just before Brexit day in March 2019, Davis said, confirming comments from Prime Minister Theresa May this week. Mr Davis said: "It's no secret that the way the union makes its decision tends to be at the 59th minute of the 11th hour of the 11th day and so on, and that is precisely what I would expect to happen". Read More »

Vegas Shooter's Brother Bruce Paddock Arrested for Heinous Sex Crime

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TMZ was the first to report the arrest, adding that Bruce Paddock had child porn on his computer. It was reported that there was a warrant for Bruce's arrest earlier this month. It wasn't immediately known if he has an attorney. The investigation reportedly began prior to the October 1 shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival, where authorities say brother Stephen shot hundreds of people, killing 58 people before taking his own life. Read More »

Fees Could Double at Most Popular National Parks

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Start saving now, because the National Park Service is considering a proposal to more than double entrance fees. That same year, Obama announced a program called "Every Kid in a Park", in which all fourth-graders and their parents would be admitted free to national parks as a way to introduce children to the outdoors and American history. Read More »

City becomes first in the USA to ban texting and walking

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The Honolulu Police Department has used the past 90 days since its signing to educate pedestrians about the danger of crossing a street while looking at a cellphone or other electronic device, such as a video game or tablet. The Hawaiian city is the first major American city to pass a law targeting so-called "distracted" walking . Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. were up 10 percent to nearly 6000 fatalities previous year, the highest since 1990. Read More »