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Trump Warns of Calm Before Storm

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The controversial device was approved by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive under the Obama administration in 2010. Sanders responded: "I wouldn't say that he's messing with the press". Trump added, "I'm very unhappy with their attitude". Iran is a bad player. On domestic issues, Trump expressed dissatisfaction with Republican lawmakers over their inability to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Read More »

'They had these attractive, soft towels …'

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Trump's remarks came as he defended his administration from criticism following the response to the crisis in Puerto Rico . With a week almost passing, investigators are starting to form a picture of Paddock. "So the next day they said 'Oh it was so disrespectful to the people.' It was just a made-up thing", Trump added. Trump launched the attractive, soft towels during an eventful Tuesday visit to the island , during which he managed to say or do a number of freaky things in the ... Read More »

VP Mike Pence tours islands wrecked by Hurricane Maria

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Maria, a Category 4 storm, left most of Puerto Rico's 3.4 million residents without electricity and water and destroyed the homes of thousands. 30 "Loon" balloons will float 20 kms above the earth in the stratosphere, relaying communications between Alphabet's own ground stations connected to the surviving wireless networks and users' handsets. Read More »

Local bowling alley holding fundraiser for Puerto Rico

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Newark and the Port Authority sent down police officers, firefighters and other staffers to help responders on the island late last month. "(N) ot only have people on the island been impacted by this historic storm, but so have their loved ones locally", said Paul Curran, market vice president for CMG Orlando. Read More »

Las Vegas gunman was born in Quad Cities Area

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Using the travel reservation site Expedia, Stephen Paddock requested that his rooms face Grant Park, where 100,000 people gather every day for the four-day music festival . "We're not going to talk about that today", he said at the city's University Medical Center. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said the note contained numbers that were being analysed for their relevance and clarified the message was not a manifesto or suicide note. Read More »

IAF Mi-17 V5 Chopper Crashes Killing Seven Personnel

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Less than a month ago, India got out of a two-month long stand-off with another superpower and its not-so-friendly neighbour China over a border dispute. In July this year, an Indian Air Force chopper had gone missing in Arunachal Pradesh after it took off from Pilputu Helipad near Sagalee for the Naharlagun heliport. Read More »

Supporters of Indigenous Peoples' Day Meet at NH Statehouse

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Many in the USA are calling for a change. Native American, African American and peace activists are gathering Saturday at the Statehouse to "reclaim the truth and dignity of history" with a goal of creating Indigenous Peoples' Day. It was unofficially celebrated in a number of cities and states as early as the 18th century but did not become a federal holiday until 1937. Austin officials have voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Read More »

Nate moving fast, forecast to stay a Category 1 storm

A hurricane watch has been issued for Grand Isle, La., to the Alabama-Florida border. A tropical storm warning was issued for parts of New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain. Phil Bryant on Friday declared a state of emergency in several southern counties in preparation for the storm . Regardless, mandatory evacuations have been ordered in some areas outside levees near the city, and New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu has ordered a 6 p.m. Read More »

Amber Alert Continues for 3-Year-Old Richardson Girl; Father Arrested

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Investigators say Wesley Mathews is now facing child endangerment charges. She's believed to be in grave/immediate danger. She is described as 3 feet tall, weighing 22 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. The Amber Alert was issued for the following counties: San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, San Mateo, Solano, Contra Costa, yolo, Sutter, Amador, San Joaquin, and Sacramento. Read More »

GOP Rep Scalise: Lawbreakers Are the Problem, Not Too Many Guns

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Scalise also said that he does not want Congress to take up the issue of bump stocks, which allow legal semi-automatic rifles to mimic fully automatic firearms. "But it rarely gets reported when somebody actually uses their Second Amendment right with a gun to protect themselves against a criminal". Scalise said, "In the end, you have laws that are on the books that aren't being enforced". Read More »

Mueller Team Meets Steele, But Steele Refuses to Meet Congress

Mueller for emails, documents and memos, and will make White House officials available for interviews. "Mr. Steele's dossier allegations might appear to be "confirmed" by foreign intelligence, rather than just an echo of the same "research" that Fusion bought from Steele and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly also attempted to buy from Steele", Grassley wrote. Read More »

European Union orders Amazon to pay back EUR250m in taxes to Luxembourg

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This is considered to be a state aid that are forbidden and illegal in the EU. The Commission also plans to take Ireland to court over its failure to collect €13bn of back taxes from Apple. "As a result, nearly three-quarters of Amazon's profits were not taxed". Amazon did not pay the tax levied on three quarters of the profits it gained from all Amazon sales in the EU. Read More »

Fire Prevention Week a time for planning

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Ostroskey. So unblock your exits today! You should have routes out of the valley identified ahead of time. Mathew Pridham said the street in front of the Firehouse will be closed for a simulated auto accident at 11:45 a.m., and the department's rescue unit will demonstrate how they cut open the roof and door. Read More »

Dannon signs Dak Prescott after dropping Cam Newton

The second-year Cowboys quarterback has quickly become one of the more marketable players in the National Football League after a huge rookie season with the Cowboys, where he led them to a 13-3 record and an NFC East division title. Via ESPN, Dannon already has signed a deal with Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott to replace Newton. No player signed more endorsement deals this year than Prescott. Read More »

Hurricane Nate Closes in on Mississippi, Eyes Second Landfall

Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico and parts of the United States experience an Atlantic hurricane season every year that runs from June to November. In Mississippi , 50,000 customers were without power, according to a spokesman for the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. A NOAA GOES East satellite infrared image taken at 6:15 a.m. Read More »

Woman arrested for climbing Buckingham Palace gates

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The incident is not being treated as terror-related, according to officers. Jessica Davey (pictured) was caught trying to scale the gates of Buckingham Palace yesterday evening. The woman, believed to be in her 30s, was arrested on suspicion of trespass and is now in custody at a central London police station. Two male officers rush over on foot and pull the woman down. Read More »

Biloxi faces flooding as Nate makes second landfall on Gulf Coast

Nate could grow to a Category 2 Hurricane as it brushes the southeast tip of Louisiana around 7 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. The National Weather Service said: "Wind and rain impacts will be confined to southeast MS with the greatest impacts along the Interstate 59 corridor and coastal areas". Read More »

Hurricane Nate expected to weaken, become tropical storm Sunday

Gulf of Mexico offshore platforms, almost three times the number affected by Harvey , which packed more of a punch when it hit the Texas coast. Florida Gov. In Honduras, there were three dead and three missing, while a World Cup qualifier between Costa Rica and and Honduras was cancelled on Friday night. Read More »

Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service

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Google is stepping into the crisis in Puerto Rico to help out with some cutting edge technology that will provide emergency phone reception. The announcement comes after electric carmaker Tesla said it could help restore electricity to Puerto Rico using solar panels and batteries. Read More »

The US Declared a State of Emergency because of Hurricane Nate

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President Donald Trump has approved an emergency declaration in MS for Hurricane Nate , ABC reported. NASA used its Aqua satellite to map Hurriane Nate in infrared as it approached the Gulf Coast. necessary evacuations), therefore, should be completed ahead of this. The track of what will be tropical depression Nate will be over Western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Read More »

Halftime Report: Colorado down against Arizona, 21-14

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Here are some highlights culled from Twitter . He completed 11 of 12 passes for 142 yards and a touchdown. Arizona entered the game with the nation's eighth-ranked rushing attack, 296 yards per game, with much of that production quarterback driven in coach Rich Rodriguez's zone-read attack. Read More »

Unarmed Security Guard Helped Stop Vegas Massacre

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His coworker, Liliana Rodriguez, stated that Campos was on a "random patrol" when he found the shooter. "Any one of us could have been in the position he was in", Rodriguez wrote . Sheriff Lombardi said: "His bravery was awesome". "He gave our officers the key card for the room and then continued clearing rooms until he was ordered to go seek attention". Read More »

Shooter May Have Considered Other Targets In Chicago And Las Vegas

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The National Rifle Association is joining the Trump administration and top congressional Republicans in a surprise endorsement of a narrow gun restriction in the wake of the Vegas concert shooting. Michigan Av., for August 1 through August 6. It wasn't clear whether Stephen Paddock fired any of the illuminated bullets during the high-rise massacre. Read More »

Trump says Bob Corker "begged" for endorsement -- and senator fires back

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Tillerson's statement of support for Trump prompted the president to say his secretary of state had refuted the story about the insult. "I think Sec. Corker announced late last month that he will no longer seek re-election after his term expires in 2018. It was Trump and Senate Majority Mitch McConnell who were personally begging Corker to run for another term . Read More »

Paulsen Supports Restrictions on Gun Bump Stocks

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The fusillade that emanated from the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas sounded to many as if it came from one or more automatic rifles, which fire continuously so long as the trigger is held down. Not only are they capable of firing many rounds of ammunition in a relatively short period, but a shooter doesn't have to be particularly adept to do great damage. Read More »

Man accused of sexually abusing baby in Chick-fil-A bathroom

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Kirkman Road, near Conroy Road. "An Orlando police report reads like this, "(The witness) was not sure if the baby was bouncing or if they were having sex", the report said. "She saw him take the baby into the bathroom, and on several occasions, he took other small babies into the bathroom with him", the report said. The customer followed Gray out of the restaurant and called police. Read More »

Really? GOP thinks Dems soft on gun control?

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At 2.14pm, the NRA sent out a press blast suggesting that bump stocks "should be subject to additional regulations ", and calling for more review. Slide Fire, the leading maker of bump stocks, suspended sales of the items. Bump stocks, however, are not. For starters, this is only about one previously obscure device - so little-known, in fact, that advocates and lawmakers on both sides of the gun debate generally have professed ignorance about it before this week. Read More »

Norway's FA to pay male and female footballers equally

NRK's survey of Norwegian national sports associations showed that male and female biathlon athletes receive the same compensation; the ice hockey association pays women more - as numerous men get higher salaries from their clubs; while cross-country skiers were paid partly based on individual results, a model the athletes devised. Read More »