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Thousands in Charlotte Participate in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure


Komen research shows one in eight women in the America will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. The event was held at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Rocha said she has family members who were afflicted by breast cancer. But never in her wildest dreams did she ever think she'd be at the race with a survivor's t-shirt and her own team from ABC. Read More »

Huckabee serves up soft balls to Donald Trump


Puerto Rico was ravaged by two category four storms in the space of one week in September. Prior to the trip, Trump made headlines by publicly battling with the mayor of San Juan, who he suggested was calling attention and being "nasty" about the problematic recovery efforts because she planned to run for governor of the USA territory in 2020. Read More »

Steve Scalise to Throw Out First Pitch for Nationals-Cubs Game 1


When asked by host Chuck Todd whether it was Congress' role to stop mass shootings by passing legislation, Scalise argued that the United States hasn't done a good job of "taking care of people that had mental health problems". Scalise said the problem is not with law abiding Americans who have guns and opposed restricting the rights of responsible gun owners. "They only make it harder for law-abiding citizens to own a gun". Read More »

Mueller Team Meets Steele, But Steele Refuses to Meet Congress


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 »

Massachusetts Police to Aid in Puerto Rico Recovery


The donations were shipped to Tampa Friday before being flown to Puerto Rico Monday. The government hopes to have the power back on for a quarter of the island within a month, and for the entire territory of 3.4 million people by March. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said recipients of the island's Nutritional Assistance Program (NAP) would be able to use their benefits to purchase hot food at any store through November. Read More »

Vehicle related to Las Vegas mass shooting located by police


TMZ reports Paddock booked one room at the Blackstone Hotel, 636 S. Michigan Av., for August 1 through August 6. Before ascending to the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel and opening fire on 22,000 concertgoers far below, Paddock had booked space in two other hotels overlooking popular music festivals - one in Las Vegas last month and the other in Chicago a month earlier. Read More »

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


Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began the practice of kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games as a way to protest racial inequality and police brutality in the U.S. "Why aren't they honoring this country by enforcing a rule that's been in existence for a long time?" What good is a protest, really, if it's invisible ? The pool of journalists accompanying the vice president was not allowed into the stadium and was asked to stay in their vans. Read More »

USA suspends non-immigrant visas in Turkey


The US embassy in Ankara has said it will suspend non-immigrant visa services across Turkey until it reassesses Ankara's commitment to the security of its staff. TRT World's Ediz Tiyansan is in Washington with the latest on the USA decision. Earlier this week, Turkish citizen Metin Topuz, who worked at the US General Consulate in Istanbul, was arrested by local law enforcement on terrorism charges. Read More »

Trump's Columbus Day proclamation had a big contrast to Obama's


Numerous protesters call for cities and towns to adopt Indigenous People's Day. The Austin American-Statesman reports that Austin City Council voted Thursday to change Monday's holiday to one that celebrates Native Americans. He also landed on an island called Hispaniola and explored the Central and South American coasts. Some activists view Christopher Columbus as a symbol of genocide for native peoples. Read More »

Nate becomes tropical storm over Southeastern US


Nate brought stinging rain to the Gulf Coast and its powerful winds pushed water onto roads. The core is passing through New Orleans so quickly that the hurricane warning was eventually changed to a tropical storm warning . Louisiana is bracing for Hurricane Nate as the Category 1 wind makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico. Earlier Saturday in New Orleans , a citywide curfew was announced, which was supposed to be in effect from 7:00 p.m. Read More »

Amber Alert Issued for Richardson Child


Mathews was most recently seen wearing a pink best, dark pajama bottoms and pink flip-flops. An Amber Alert was issued Saturday for a missing girl who was abducted from San Francisco, according to the California Highway Patrol. The father also told police that he knew coyotes had been seen in the area before he left her the affidavit continued. Just before 8 p.m. Saturday, the Richardson Police Department confirmed that the search for Mathews has been called off for the night, but the ... Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation begins removing belongings left after Las Vegas shooting


Authorities received more than 1,000 leads and took a large amount of video clips captured by the resort's monitor system, he said, but cannot make sure if anybody knew the murder's plan in advance. Paddock bought the.308-caliber and.223-caliber tracer ammunition from a private buyer he met at a Phoenix gun show, a law enforcement official not authorized to comment on the investigation said on condition of anonymity. Read More »

UK Police Arrest Trespasser at Buckingham Palace


Video film posted online catches the emotional minute cops cut her withdraw, put her arms in the face of her good faith and seem to bind her. Videos on social media showed a woman who appeared to be shouting as she was led to a waiting police vehicle. Read More »

Fargo firefighters offer safety tips, station tours during Fire Prevention Week


The theme for the week is " Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out! ". In a fire, a difference of just a few seconds can can mean life or death, which is why Fire Prevention Week is so important. "Never go back inside for people or pets". "Time and again, I've have stressed to military and civilian personnel that they need to create an emergency action plan at work that provides action required for personnel in a building when any type of emergency situation occurs". Read More »

Merkel Launches Coalition Talks

Such a power pact - dubbed a "Jamaica coalition" because the three party colours match those of the Caribbean nation's flag - would be a first at the national level in Germany. Merkel, who left Germany's borders open to 1 million migrants in 2015, acknowledged her handling of that crisis had shaken the relationship between the CDU and CSU, and took responsibility for election losses because of her decision. Read More »

Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical storm after hitting US Gulf coast

Forecasters had said it was possible that it could strengthen to a Category 2, but that seemed less likely as the night wore on. The bad hurricane season of 2017 continues to batter the southeastern region of the United States. Dauphin Island mayor Jeff Collier said he woke up around 3am on Sunday to discover knee-deep water in his yard. At least 67,000 customers were without power in Alabama and MS, with the majority of those in Mobile, according to statements from local utilities. Read More »

Tropical Storm Nate Brings Wind and Rain


The category one storm with 90 miles an hour winds has south Mississippi in its crosshairs - it made landfall in south Mississippi Saturday night. Rain moves in tonight and wind picks up overnight as Nate makes landfall off the coast of Louisiana . The Weather Channel reports that eastbound lanes of USA 90 in East Biloxi were flooded at 12:30 a.m. Read More »

Mike Pence Leaves Colts Game After NFL Players Take A Knee


So for Pence to act shocked to see a protest when he showed up to a game - at great taxpayer expense, no less - seems pretty disingenuous. A few minutes later, he added, "While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I don't think it's too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem". Read More »

Nate downgraded to tropical storm as it lashes US Gulf Coast

As of the National Hurricane Center's 1 a.m. CT advisory, Nate's winds were measured at 85 mph.The storm first made landfall Saturday in southeast Louisiana . Nate is expected to make landfall on Saturday night USA time, and many parts of the southeastern state have been declared emergency zones. Based on the current track, the likelihood of seeing tropical-storm-force winds in excess of 40 miles per hour is possible in or near metro Atlanta from Nate is increasing. Read More »

Trump says will not move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem for now

Mike Huckabee (R) on the Trinity Broadcasting Network's "Huckabee" in an interview that aired on Saturday. He was referring to efforts to forge a peace between the two sides that has eluded career diplomats for decades. Numerous women met at the historical city near the Dead Sea after travelling by bus from cities across the occupied West Bank and Israel, according to the organizers Women Wage Peace. Read More »

Police Find Chilling Note Left By Las Vegas Gunman Detailing Bullet Trajectories


Police and FBI agents, chasing down more than 1,000 dead-end leads since a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas , are seeking more help from the public in solving the central mystery of their investigation - the shooter's motive. McMahill said investigators remained certain Paddock acted alone in the shooting. The NRA said devices called "bump stocks" that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be "subject to additional regulations". Read More »

Trump attacks retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker in Sunday morning tweetstorm


Trump tweeted Sunday morning that Corker "begged" him for an endorsement for re-election in Tennessee. The exchange between the president and the chair of the Senate foreign relations committee was the latest undignified episode in Trump's weird and fractious relationship with the Republican establishment and parts of his own administration. Read More »

Iran Says Has Prepared Appropriate Response to Trump's Strategy


Sources told CNN's Dana Bash that Democratic senators visiting the White House this week came away with the impression that national security adviser H.R. Rouhani said if the United States violated the deal then it would hurt its own reputation in the worldwide community. However, if the Trump administration undoes the JCPOA, in line with Donald Trump's stated aims, this would kill the potential for diplomacy resolving the North Korean crisis and leave North Korea and Iran with no reason ... Read More »

Evacuations in New Orleans ahead of Hurricane Nate, storm that killed 25


As of the 11AM advisory from the National Hurricane Center , Nate is a category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour. Saturday. It was later bumped up to a tropical storm Thursday as it made landfall in Central America. While the storm is not as strong as both Irma as well as Maria, evacuations had been ordered for areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and parts of before Nate's arrival. Read More »

Las Vegas Police Reveal More Details About the Security Guard


Despite being left with a bullet lodged in his leg, the guard, hailed for his "amazing bravery", told ABC News: "I'm fine". Campos was on "random patrol" as a security officer at the hotel when he found the shooter, said Liliana Rodriguez, who identified herself as a coworker of Campos' at Mandalay Bay on a GoFundMe page she set up for him. Read More »