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Sarah Sanders Challenges CNN and Politico for Complaining About Fake News


The reporter followed up, asking Sanders "if Trump sees a distinction between erroneous reports or reporting that he finds offensive and the sort of fake news that we saw pushed by Russian intelligence - does he see a distinction there?" But the rest of the reporters in the room kept hammering at the "calm before the storm" comments, demanding an explanation when the president's words can cause markets to move up or down or allies and foes alike can misinterpret the possibility of ... Read More »

Napa County sheriff's officials order evacuations due to fires


The warning is in effect until early Tuesday morning. Several fire crews were deployed to the scene, including five engines, two aircraft and two bulldozers. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear, and McLean said fire officials were investigating. An evacuation center has been set up at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, sheriff's officials said. Read More »

Off-duty police officer in critical condition after crash


According to New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Steven Wheeler, around 9:26 a.m. Somerville police officer Louis Remigio (far right) was hospitalized on Sunday following a multi-vehicle accident in N.H. Bamford and his passenger, Jaclyn Bamford, 61, were also taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The couple from Wells, Maine suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Read More »

Miami Beach Woman Shot Dead After Striking Police Officer With Car


Garcia then said the woman was not breathing when she was pulled out of the vehicle and that there was blood everywhere. Then she hit the cop. After watching the officer fall to the ground, the other cop fired at least four shots at the woman, striking her and vehicle as she tried to flee, according to police and witnesses. Read More »

Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladesh


Nayan said some 40 people in the boat were adult Rohingya Muslims fleeing their villages in Rakhine. Reuters news agency said ten children, one man and one woman had drowned, citing a police officer. Myanmar rejects accusations of ethnic cleansing and has labelled the militants from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, who launched the initial attacks, as terrorists. Read More »

France Will Not Recognize Catalonia's Unilateral Secession From Spain - Minister


The Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, is due to bring the results of the referendum before the regional parliament on Tuesday. Catalonia, which has its own language and culture and is led by a pro-independence regional government, held a referendum on October 1 over secession in defiance of Spain's constitutional court, which had declared the vote illegal. Read More »

Kerala killings: Amit Shah sees Red


Kusum Finserve, a limited liability partnership (LLP) incorporated in 2015 in which Jay Shah holds a 60 per cent stake, received an inter-corporate deposit of Rs 2.6 crore from KIFS Financial Services in 2014-15, the report said. Offence will come to light when we get to know why the loan was sanctioned. "Shall we fear such killings?" he asked the BJP workers, who replied with a loud "No". Read More »

Texas student sues school over Pledge of Allegiance dispute


India, a senior, was permitted to profit to the school for Friday, however feels awkward about what happened. "I said I wouldn't, and they said you are kicked out of here", India told the Daily News. Mom says they've tried to work it out, but then the district began citing India's grades and absences. India is only one of many students and others who are facing repercussions for standing up against police brutality and racism in America by following former NFL player Colin Kaepernick's ... Read More »

FBI searches home of Las Vegas gunman for a second time


Investigators have taken note of the foreign travel as they attempt to piece together a profile of the mass killer and a timeline of his activities leading up to the attack that left at least 58 people dead and almost 500 injured. "We are looking at every aspect from birth to death of this suspect and this case". Investigators are yet to establish what may have compelled Paddock, who had no known links to radical groups and left no manifesto or messages, to carry out the massacre. Read More »

Theresa May urges European Union leaders to 'be flexible' over Brexit


But European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said last month that it would take "miracles" for enough progress to have been made before the leaders' meeting. The representatives of the council include the big business chiefs like HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Aston Martin and Vodafone. Senior backbencher Bernard Jenkin, chairman of the steering committee of the European Research Group of MPs, said Britain should take a tougher line on exit talks. Read More »

Penn State moves up to No. 3 in AP Poll

Following last year's title finalist is Penn State at No. 3, followed by Georgia and Washington. A couple of upsets Saturday allowed Oklahoma State to make marginal gains in Associated Press Top 25 Poll. Utah, Florida and West Virginia also fell out. No. 24 N.C. State (5-1) won their fifth game in a row with a 39-25 upset of reigning Heisman Trophy victor Lamer Jackson and 17th-ranked Louisville (4-2) Thursday night in Raleigh, N.C. Read More »

Trump still sees 'military options' for dealing with North Korea: aide


Kim vowed to continue developing the country's economy as it advanced North Korea's weapons program in the face of stiffened United Nations sanctions aimed at curbing Pyongyang's export income. He did not make clear what he was referring to, but his comments appeared to be suggesting that he was considering military action. Since then, a South Korean official has said there is no evidence that North Korea diverted wages paid to its workers by South Korean companies operating in the park to ... Read More »

PH gov't inclined to grant U.S. extradition request on Filipino doctor


Salic allegedly transferred money to other suspects to carry out attacks in name of the Islamic State in 2016. Salic is also under investigation in the Philippines over kidnapping and murder charges, and those probes will continue pending a decision on the extradition proceedings , the presidential palace said. Read More »

Dolphins aware of video featuring OL coach Chris Foerster snorting white powder


The team is not commenting but league sources say there will be an investigation about the video and Foerster's fate with the Dolphins will be decided as early as Monday. "I miss you. I think about you". "How about me going to a meeting and doing this before I go?" According to ESPN's Jeff Darlington, head coach Adam Gase and the team are stunned . Read More »

IN Focus: Carson discusses gun control debate, Puerto Rico response


Yes, the Second Amendment , but if you talk about background checks - let me just say that there are a lot of people, the majority of people would like to see the gun controls. "It's unfortunate that opponents of the Second Amendment always exploit such bad crimes to advance their anti-gun agenda and rush through anti-Second Amendment legislation that would not have prevented the Las Vegas shooting, or other gun crimes ". Read More »

Iran: Revolutionary Guard Vow to Designate US Army as Equivalent to ISIS


Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the IRGC, warned that if the "stupid USA administration" declares the IRGC to be a terror group, Iran will treat the U.S. Iran's ballistic missile program has triggered the discontent and concerns of other states, in particular, the United States due to its possible links to the Iranian nuclear program. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills


McMahill told reporters Friday. Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd of around 20,000 people at on the Route 91 Harvest Festival that left 58 dead and more than 500 people injured. McMahill said investigators were satisfied that no one else was in the room with Paddock, who checked into the Mandalay Bay hotel three days before the massacre. Read More »

White House Lays Out Immigration Demands, Including Wall Funding


If enacted, the White House priorities could result in the deportation of Dreamers' parents. In his letter to Congress, President Trump said the list of proposals was developed from the bottom up, working with law enforcement professionals on the front lines of America's immigration system. Read More »

Trump tweets 'only one thing will work' with North Korea


Sorry, but only one thing will work!' It "hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of United States negotiators". First on Thursday, he cryptically told reporters they were witnessing "the calm before the storm ". Read More »

4 inches of rain expected in Tri

The chance of precipitation in the area for Sunday and Sunday night is 100 percent, and showers are expected through Wednesday night before skies clear up Thursday . The rain may cause minor flooding in urban areas with poor drainage, Stark added, but "nothing major". Then, the storm is expected to pass over portions of Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee over the next 24 hours. Read More »

Bengaluru: White tigers kill caretaker in Bannerghatta National Park


A BBP official said Hucchegowda, a senior zoo staffer in-charge of the tigers' enclosure, took Anjaneya's help as one of his assistants was on leave. His family was "absolutely inconsolable" and "up in arms" about the death, said NEWS9, a local English news channel that covered the protest. The police have registered a case of unnatural death based on a complaint by the park authorities. Read More »

Stymied police seek help in uncovering Vegas gunman's motive

The officers being interviewed were the first to see Paddock's body and his massive arsenal of weapons and ammunition he had stockpiled for days before his mass shooting, news.com.au reported . Among popular cruise destinations in the Middle East are Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Oman, the Jordanian port of Aqaba, Bahrain, Qatar and a number of Egyptian ports. Read More »

White House: Not the time for gun law debate


Reporters also peppered Sanders with questions about a nebulous comment Trump made about " the calm before the storm " during a Thursday photo-op with military families. "He certainly doesn't want to lay out his game plan for our enemies", Sanders replied. "Frankly, those are the issues most Americans care about; not a lot of the things that you cover, not a lot of the petty palace intrigue that you spend your time on", she said to Acosta. Read More »

Maple Leafs beat Rangers 8-5 in wild home opener


You saw this kind of thing past year at times where we lose our way and we did that. We did that, but we had enough stability and talent to stick with it and we ended up getting the win. Chicago goalie Corey Crawford has outdone the Leafs' Frederik Andersen , who has been beaten seven times. "It's OK if one or two guys are a little rusty, or make a few mistakes", Staal said. Read More »

Simona Halep secures top ranking with China Open semifinal win

The No. 1 player in the world, Rafael Nadal continued to dominate in 2017, and he clinched one more title. Nadal's latest triumph, following successes in Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid and grand slam glory in Paris and NY, came five days after he saved match points in his opening match against Frenchman Lucas Pouille . Read More »

White House: Take Trump's priorities seriously, not his comments


President Donald Trump will visit Hamburg Wednesday in an effort to raise support for his tax plan , the Allentown Morning-Call is reporting. Clearly, Sanders is uncomfortable having to defend her defenses of Trump, which explains why she passed on delving into the Weinstein scandal on Friday. Read More »

Odell Beckham Jnr injured as Giants suffer another defeat

Sterling Shepard and Brandon Marshall also suffered injuries to their left ankles, and Dwayne Harris hurt his foot on a kick return. He was the fourth Giants wide receiver to be injured against the Chargers. The Giants took a delay-of- game penalty on the two-point conversion attempt and tried it from the 7, but Manning's pass to Beckham was incomplete and the lead stood at 22-17. Read More »