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2 in custody after shots fired at officers in Boston 2 in custody after shots fired at officers in Boston
- October 06, 2016

Colon's charges include armed assault with intent to murder, firing a gun within 500 feet of a residence and other firearm charges. "These defendants allegedly set in motion events that could have gotten someone shot or much, much worse", Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. (more...)
Hurts, No. 1 Alabama rout Kentucky 34-6 after rough week
- October 05, 2016

He has passed for 490 yards and three touchdowns with a 66 percent completion rate. NON-OFFENSIVE TDS: Rashaan Evans stripped the ball from quarterback Stephen Johnson and Harrison scooped it up and sprinted to the end zone in the second quarter. (more...)
Denver adopts new Indigenous Peoples' Day holiday Denver adopts new Indigenous Peoples' Day holiday
- October 05, 2016

The University of North Alabama and Spokane, Washington are the latest adopters of this trend, opting to rename Columbus Day in honor of indigenous people this year. While Denver's decision is a sign of progress, there's still a long way to go for Indigenous Peoples' Day to be recognized nationally: just last week, Oklahoma City Council voted for the second time against a bill that would have established a day there. (more...)
Police release more video of fatal shooting Police release more video of fatal shooting
- October 05, 2016

Officers in the video said they found three bullet wounds on Scott- on his wrist, abdomen, and on the back of his shoulder. She pleads with the officers not to shoot before a burst of gunfire can be heard. Material from the Associated Press was used in this report . In the body camera footage, Scott is on his stomach with his hands cuffed behind his back. (more...)
Palestinian court: No Gaza elections Palestinian court: No Gaza elections
- October 05, 2016

The new date for the upcoming election is expected to be announced next month. The election, originally scheduled for October 8 and then postponed following a challenge to its legality, was to have been the first in both the West Bank and Gaza since the militant Hamas group won an upset victory in 2006 parliamentary elections. (more...)
Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump
- October 05, 2016

Coming from Paul, what exactly are the parameters for a pure libertarian message? "I'm not a radical Libertarian", he said . Many of Johnson's views are closer to theirs. Do you have an understanding of it fully... like... the rest of us? That poll had Johnson generally performing better nationwide than other polling, but the new result in the Journal's poll seems to verify the idea that Johnson has some strength left over in the state that he ran from 1995 to 2003. (more...)
Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban
- October 05, 2016

We wanted to know if they could pass on just one great piece of advice to dog owners , what would it be? Sufficiently enforced breed-specific pit bull laws absolutely reduce damaging attacks by pit bulls. "We are hopeful that we will be successful in challenging the legislation in court", Alanna Devine, director of animal advocacy at the Montreal SPCA, said. (more...)
Chicago to add 970 new police positions over next 2 years
- October 05, 2016

The result of those discussions led to the plan he announced Wednesday in front of dozens of officers. "We will have the resources in the budget to pay for this", Emanuel said. "What would really help would be escalating resources in blighted communities", said the Rev. Gregory Livingston with the Coalition for a New Chicago . (more...)
Man appeared to be holding gun in moments before shooting by LAPD Man appeared to be holding gun in moments before shooting by LAPD
- October 05, 2016

Snell was the third black man to die in an altercation with police in southern California in the last week. Activists with the Black Lives Matter movement said on social media they planned further demonstrations on Tuesday at a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission. (more...)
Because we all love to pay more in taxes Because we all love to pay more in taxes
- October 05, 2016

The issues were certain to take the spotlight Tuesday night at the first vice presidential debate between Republican nominee Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic nominee Virginia Sen. She said "it's shocking when women are called names". Trump's strongest line of attack has been personal in recent days, and of a degree of brutality rare even for this year's bare-knuckles campaign. (more...)
Ched Evans 'sneaked out through fire exit after rape,' retrial hears Ched Evans 'sneaked out through fire exit after rape,' retrial hears
- October 05, 2016

He walked into Cardiff Crown Court accompanied by partner Natasha Massey, who has stuck by the alleged rapist since the accusations surfaced in 2012. The Chesterfield striker is facing a two-week trial at Cardiff Crown Court. Addressing the court, Medland said the complainant could not have consented to having sex with Evans. "There is no room for concluding that the complainant could have consented to sex with this defendant", Mr Medland told the jury. (more...)
Diane James Resigns as Head of UK Independence Party Diane James Resigns as Head of UK Independence Party
- October 05, 2016

Diane James never wanted the job. But Mr Farage poured cold water on speculation he might return to lead the party for a third time, after stints from 2006-09 and 2010-16, telling the Press Association: "Not for 10 million dollars". Diane James said she is leaving the post because she isn't confident that she can actually realize the changes she envisions. Another former candidate, Bill Etheridge, said he would not rule out standing again. (more...)
Airstrike Kills Senior al-Qaida Leader in Syria Airstrike Kills Senior al-Qaida Leader in Syria
- October 05, 2016

A militant commander who was close to Al Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and helped lead its Al-Nusra Front offshoot in Syria was killed in a drone attack on October 3, the group said. Navy Capt Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, declined to provide further details. Reports suggest that al-Masri was killed when the vehicle he was travelling in was hit near the Turkish border. (more...)
Hillary Clinton tackles teenage girl's question about body image Hillary Clinton tackles teenage girl's question about body image
- October 05, 2016

If true, the report based on documents leaked to the Times is proof of the tycoon's "absolute genius", said former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani, a Trump advisor. For much of the past month, Republican leaders believed that Trump was finally on message and making an effective case against Clinton. "But it wasn't good enough so we can't take any of this seriously anymore", Clinton continued. (more...)
Bill Clinton treads carefully on health care after slip
- October 05, 2016

The Clinton administration failed to advance health care reform in the 1990s. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton delivers a speech during the annual Clinton Global Initiative on September 21, 2016 in New York City. "We need to fix the problems, and I think that's what President Clinton was referring to", Podesta said. When asked whether the former president went too far in his criticism against the ACA, Earnest responded he's "not sure what argument (Clinton) was making". (more...)
Supreme Court rejects NCAA appeal of antitrust ruling Supreme Court rejects NCAA appeal of antitrust ruling
- October 04, 2016

Progress on the case was on hold while the request for rehearing was pending before the Supreme Court. The justices on Monday left in place an appeals court ruling that said John Gary Hardwick's lawyer should have brought up evidence of his client's troubled childhood and history of drug abuse that might have led to a lesser punishment. (more...)
Jesus would welcome gays and transgender people, says Pope Jesus would welcome gays and transgender people, says Pope
- October 04, 2016

The Pope himself came to visit us, it's a blessing, a blessing for Azerbaijan, for people of Azerbaijan. "People say "I'm from this party" or 'I'm from that party, ' but effectively, they don't have clear thoughts about the basics, about proposals". (more...)
Stakes Rise for Mike Pence in Vice-Presidential Debate
- October 04, 2016

The vice presidential debate Tuesday will be the only time Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine will for the most part have the nation's political attention all to themselves, away from their much better-known running mates. Now, it will be the host of an evening event the day after his debate with GOP VP nominee Gov. Mike Pence. Pence was spending the weekend back home in Indianapolis, taking a break from campaign travel to be with his family and continue informal debate ... (more...)
Blasts in Syrian city of Hama kill 2, wound 12
- October 04, 2016

The casualties include women and children, said local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity due to security concerns. This is the third time the hospital has hit in a week, including once with several bombs. The International Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations, or UOSSM, said the Dr. Hasan Al-Araj Hospital — also known as "Cave Hospital" — was struck twice on Sunday. (more...)
Federal government sets a low bar for carbon pricing By Nelson Bennett
- October 04, 2016

Saskatchewan's Scott Moe says it would be "very problematic and challenging" for his province to adopt a carbon tax given its heavy reliance on price-sensitive commodity exports. A date has yet to be nailed down for when Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with the premiers to finalize a pan-Canadian plan this fall, and provincial environment ministers made it clear heading into today's meeting that there's still a lot of negotiating ahead. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew's Path Just East Of Florida, But Not Set In Stone
- October 04, 2016

The Bahamas were preparing for the passage of Hurricane Matthew, closing schools and the national airline, Bahamasair suspending flights to the southern islands. "The good news is that we have plenty of time to watch this, the bad news is we don't know yet what we (the U.S.) will be dealing with", Feltgen said. (more...)
Area Police Investigating Area Police Investigating "Creepy Clown" Threats Against Local School Districts
- October 04, 2016

On Friday, Westside High School sent a letter to parents about a threat posted on a Facebook page used by a group called "Aint Clownin Around". "The biggest thing", says Pattonville Superintendent Mike Fulton, "is taking the threat seriously, but not overreacting". (more...)
Clinton commands 11-point lead over Trump in Colorado
- October 04, 2016

The Connecticut-based pollsters found 57 percent picked Clinton as the debate victor, a tally that includes 27 percent of Republicans. In North Carolina, Trump leads men by nine points (49%-40%), but Hillary Clinton leads with women 51%-38%. (more...)
Chinese Paralympic delegation welcomed home after successful Rio campaign
- October 04, 2016

Organisers said they had pulled off an against the odds success with the Rio Games. Swimmer Amy Marren won a bronze medal in the 200m individual medley in Rio having competed in the London Games at the age of just 14, but being away from home was a completely different experience for her. (more...)
Kylie Jenner buys THIRD mansion for $12 million dollars Kylie Jenner buys THIRD mansion for $12 million dollars
- October 04, 2016

News. "I do want kids, but not now". While Kylie's professional life is clearly going from strength to strength, judging by her latest purchase, she is also happier than ever in her personal life. "I do want kids - but not now". "Is it really worth it?" But two things that fans are incredibly curious about are when Jenner plans on settling down and how many kids she and her boyfriend Tyga are planning on having. (more...)

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