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Recalled Vatican Diplomat Wanted On Child Porn Charges Recalled Vatican Diplomat Wanted On Child Porn Charges
- September 29, 2017

According to the police statement , "Investigators believe that the offenses occurred while the suspect was visiting a place of worship in Windsor". "Investigators have determined that the suspect has returned to his residence in Italy". The Vatican hasn't commented beyond its initial statement, or even officially identified Capella as the recalled diplomat. Police in Windsor, Ontario said Carlo Capella, 50, allegedly uploaded the child porn to a social networking site while visiting a place ... (more...)
Dual warning for rain and wind on sunday Dual warning for rain and wind on sunday
- September 29, 2017

Britain. Strong winds are likely at times, with gusts of 50-60 miles per hour possible in some exposed coastal areas. "The exact location of where the largest rainfall totals will occur is now uncertain". Heavy rain and wind is set to clear at around 6pm on Monday in the South West. "Strong winds are likely at times, with gusts of 50-60 miles per hour possible in some exposed coastal areas". (more...)
Second girl in 'Slender Man' attack agrees to plead guilty Second girl in 'Slender Man' attack agrees to plead guilty
- September 29, 2017

As the Associated Post shares, 15-year-old Morgan Geyser (pictured right above) will remain in a state mental hospital as part of the agreement, which was announced at a court hearing just two weeks before her trial was slated to begin. "It's been a tragic experience for everyone" Geyser's attorney, Donna Kuchler, said after the brief court hearing. "And we're very grateful that the district attorney's office gave this case the considering it deserves". (more...)
Two officers shot one dead in Polk County; suspect at large Two officers shot one dead in Polk County; suspect at large
- September 29, 2017

A Polk County Police detective was shot on Friday, authorities confirm. One suspect is at large, and another suspect is in custody. The shooting happened after a stolen vehicle in Polk County, near the Alabama border, a local official told The Polk County Standard Journal. (more...)
Police make arrest in death of Manhattan mom after botched buttock augmentation Police make arrest in death of Manhattan mom after botched buttock augmentation
- September 29, 2017

Allison Spence, 44, of Queens is facing charges of manslaughter and unauthorized practice of profession. Spence was awaiting arraignment as of Friday morning and information on her attorney was not immediately available. A medical examiner said she died from complications of systemic embolization of silicone injections for cosmetic augmentation. [He] has done this for a long time. (more...)
Daddy Yankee Donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts Daddy Yankee Donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts
- September 29, 2017

But there's a long way before the recovery effort gets up to full speed. Officials and residents warn of disease without access to clean water. Trump also noted his plans to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz made the comment on CNN Friday morning after acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke had defended what critics say has been a tardy response to the crisis in the USA territory. (more...)
John DeShazier's New Orleans Saints practice report from London John DeShazier's New Orleans Saints practice report from London
- September 29, 2017

The New Orleans Saints' offense came back to life last Sunday, scoring 34 points against the Carolina Panthers on the road to secure their first win of the season. Putting pressure on Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be key this week. In addition, Lawrence Timmons, who was signed in the offseason with the expectation he would start at middle linebacker, is back after going AWOL for the opener and serving a one-game suspension. (more...)
United Nations experts to investigate war-crimes in Yemen despite Saudi threats United Nations experts to investigate war-crimes in Yemen despite Saudi threats
- September 29, 2017

The UN Human Rights Council agreed to send war crimes investigators to Yemen on Friday, overcoming resistance from Saudi Arabia which has consistently sought to fend off an independent global probe. John Fisher, Geneva director of the USA -based campaign group Human Rights Watch, said that "after more than two years of impunity for horrendous crimes in Yemen, today could mark a turning point". (more...)
A Bunch Of Rocks Fell Off Yosemite Again A Bunch Of Rocks Fell Off Yosemite Again
- September 29, 2017

As reported by the Chicago Tribune , one person was hurt in Thursday's slide, which eyewitnesses claimed was "at least 3 times the size of the first", and left a cloud of dust and debris lingering throughout the entire valley. According to the National Park Service , seven rockfalls occurred Wednesday at one of the area's most famous climbing destinations - El Capitan. Park officials say rocks at the world-renowned park's climbing routes break loose and crash down about 80 times a year, ... (more...)
White House probing private email use after revelations about Kushner and others White House probing private email use after revelations about Kushner and others
- September 29, 2017

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday asked Lowell to review all his private email and any form of communication on other messaging services, given that Kushner did not reveal the email account in a private interview, Politico cited. (more...)
'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, says Donald Trump 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, says Donald Trump
- September 29, 2017

In a series of tweets, he emphasized the extent of the damage in Puerto Rico, but also focused on the gratitude of the Puerto Rican government, the "great job" of first responders, and his wish for the media to treat his government's response "fairly". (more...)
Police probe double homicide in Vancouver Police probe double homicide in Vancouver
- September 29, 2017

Police say when they arrived, something "caught their attention", and that's when they were called in. Police were called to the West 64th address near Hudson Street on September 27 to check on the well-being of the residents. "Every little piece of information will help in an investigation like this". On Wednesday, a friend of the people who live at the home went there to check in. (more...)
Trump's Tax Plan Does Some Major Favors For Rich Americans Trump's Tax Plan Does Some Major Favors For Rich Americans
- September 29, 2017

Estate Tax The estate tax is the tax individuals pay on an estate inherited after someone has died. "This state has claimed a powerful competitive edge built on low taxes and less regulation". "The tax plan that the Trump administration outlined on Wednesday is a potentially huge windfall for the wealthiest Americans". Meanwhile, large US-based multinationals may be granted a " tax holiday" on the profits they make offshore. (more...)
Leading vehicle companies race to target Saudi women drivers with 'cheesy' ads Leading vehicle companies race to target Saudi women drivers with 'cheesy' ads
- September 29, 2017

A few shared images of cars encrusted with sparkly crystals. A typical middle- to upper-class Saudi family has two vehicles, one driven by the man of the house and a second auto in which a full-time chauffeur transports his wife and children. (more...)
North Korean diplomat in Russian Federation for talks on US North Korean diplomat in Russian Federation for talks on US
- September 29, 2017

His tweet came after North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho defended Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development programs during a speech before the United Nations General Assembly. The U.S. military flew B-1B bombers and F-15 fighter jets near North Korea over the weekend in a show of strength to Pyongyang. The foreign ministry statement described the discussion as "a detailed exchange of views on the situation on the Korean peninsula". (more...)
Marine MV-22B Crashes In Syria, Injuring Two US Personnel Marine MV-22B Crashes In Syria, Injuring Two US Personnel
- September 29, 2017

The Osprey could not be salvaged, forcing troops to destroy the $70 million aircraft. The persons suffered non-life threatening injuries and were sent to a hospital where they were evaluated and later released, the coalition added. The Department of Defense has not said what caused the crash, and the incident is under investigation, CENTCOM told Task & Purpose. This marks the third crash involving a V-22 Osprey this year. (more...)
European Union issues guidelines asking social media firms to remove hate speech European Union issues guidelines asking social media firms to remove hate speech
- September 29, 2017

Tech firms have also become more aggressive at shutting down what they deem to be objectionable content. This is causing concern among digital rights groups such as the EDRI , which said: "The document puts virtually all its focus on internet companies monitoring online communications, in order to remove content that they decide might be illegal". (more...)
Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talks Progress on Brexit, but not enough to open trade talks
- September 29, 2017

The Prime Minister will say during a speech in Estonia that Britain has the largest defence budget in Europe as she offers expertise to help European member states combat cyber threats. Britain now has 800 troops stationed in Estonia and leads the battlegroup which forms part of Nato's "enhanced forward presence" in eastern Europe created to deter Russian aggression. (more...)
12th patient at hurricane-hit nursing home dies 12th patient at hurricane-hit nursing home dies
- September 29, 2017

Koon is a recognized leader in emergency management who has worked throughout his career to save lives and protect communities", IEM President and Chief Executive Officer Madhu Beriwal said in a news release. "The Emergency Rules would create an emergency rather than solve one". Homes who fail to comply with the deadline could be fined up to $1,000 a day or, in extreme cases, lose their license to operate and care for patients. (more...)
Anglican church faces sanctions after first same-sex wedding Anglican church faces sanctions after first same-sex wedding
- September 29, 2017

In June, the SEC voted to allow same-sex marriage in church, during the General Synod in Edinburgh. An Anglican Communion spokesman declined to comment. Representatives from churches in Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria are all boycotting the meeting because they believe the US Episcopal Church should have faced stiffer consequences for changing its rules. (more...)
Anti-EU UK Independence Party elects former army officer as new leader Anti-EU UK Independence Party elects former army officer as new leader
- September 29, 2017

The party has struggled to find its feet since Nigel Farage quit, and its vote share fell to 1.8 percent at the general election from 12.6 percent in 2015. "Without being united, we can not lead", he said. 12,915 people voted in the leadership contest, which is 46.5% of the party membership. He said: "I do not see myself now as simply being your leader, I see myself as serving this party". (more...)
Lavinia Woodward: Judge investigated for sparing Oxford student jail Lavinia Woodward: Judge investigated for sparing Oxford student jail
- September 29, 2017

The watchdog can deal only with complaints about judiciary members' conduct, not about their decisions or case management. The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) confirmed it is looking into the judge's personal conduct after receiving a complaint. (more...)
The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day
- September 29, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister recently threatened that his country's military was ready to shoot down American military planes whether or not they were in North Korean airspace. South Korea's National Intelligence Service was unable to confirm the report immediately. There would be 2,811 fatalities in the initial volley and 64,000 people could be killed that first day, the majority of them in the first three hours, he wrote. (more...)
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) needs to be reauthorized NOW! Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) needs to be reauthorized NOW!
- September 29, 2017

The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced it would consider CHIP reauthorization on October 4, three days after it sunsets. On Saturday, millions of children from low- to middle-income families in Missouri and across the United States are in danger of losing access to CHIP if Congress does not reauthorize the program. (more...)
Gov: Massachusetts welcomes Puerto Ricans hurricane victims Gov: Massachusetts welcomes Puerto Ricans hurricane victims
- September 29, 2017

He said the task force will coordinate efforts to provide housing, health care, employment and other services. "The Baker-Polito Administration is committed to meeting the needs of disaster survivors who seek temporary or permanent residence in MA by providing financial, housing, health care, jobs, and reunification services, as necessary". (more...)
Port Authority of NY and NJ sending help to Puerto Rico Port Authority of NY and NJ sending help to Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. Every time we find a person that is gasping for air-I am not painting a poetic picture, I am telling you I have seen them and held them in my arms-and helped them into an ambulance, and every time we do that we get a little frail, and of course we get a little afraid. (more...)
Boris Johnson tops poll of Tories as favourite to succeed Theresa May Boris Johnson tops poll of Tories as favourite to succeed Theresa May
- September 29, 2017

May has pledged that she will run in the next #General Election, although she doesn't have enough backing from her party to actually do that. Some 5 percent want her to step down as leader immediately, 8 percent want her gone next year, 38 percent after Brexit in 2019 and 13 percent just before the next election, according to the poll. (more...)
United Kingdom judge says suspect in model kidnapping can be extradited United Kingdom judge says suspect in model kidnapping can be extradited
- September 29, 2017

Herba has been fighting the extradition order even since he was placed in custody by cops after being apprehended in the Tividale area of Sandwell in the West Midlands. He also highlighted the model's string of television appearances and plans to release a book, arguing the extradition would amount to an abuse of process if the kidnapping had been a "publicity stunt". (more...)
Trump's tax plan would weaken faith in fairness of US tax system Trump's tax plan would weaken faith in fairness of US tax system
- September 29, 2017

The corporate tax rate here is 30%. The standard deductions for married families and individuals would double, but the personal exemption would disappear, offsetting part of that gain. With a potential child credit added, the hypothetical household could save around $2,000 in taxes a year. The corporate tax strategy will cut taxes on small American businesses to cap the tax rate at 25 percent. (more...)
Man told Largo Red Lobster hostess he 'works for Taliban,' police say Man told Largo Red Lobster hostess he 'works for Taliban,' police say
- September 29, 2017

Police in Florida are investigating a threat made Thursday when a man walked into a Red Lobster, claimed he had a bomb and was working for the Taliban, and then later said he was joking. Largo police had customers and staff quietly evacuate through the east door to the restaurant. He left the restaurant at 3:20 p.m. and police officers took him into custody, the Times reported. (more...)

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