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Two Paterson men arrested in Union City hit-and-run that injured police officers Two Paterson men arrested in Union City hit-and-run that injured police officers
- October 06, 2017

Authorities say the officers were hit Wednesday night in Union City . "My heart goes out to them, and I'm going to do everything in my power to help them any way I can", he said. Aryan Acosta-Reinoso, 24, also on a motorcycle, fled the scene, according to the prosecutor's office. Acosta-Reinoso was arrested at his home in Paterson Thursday morning. (more...)
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) Insider Purchases 15000 Shares of Stock
- October 06, 2017

The stock declined 0.45% or $0.03 reaching $7.82 on the news. About 102,422 shares traded. Corecivic Inc (NYSE:CXW) has declined 1.79% since September 30, 2016 and is downtrending. 65,432 are held by Federated Invsts Inc Pa. Advantus Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ: SFM ) for 16,316 shares. (more...)
YouTube Tweaks Its Search Results After Rise of Las Vegas Conspiracy Theories YouTube Tweaks Its Search Results After Rise of Las Vegas Conspiracy Theories
- October 06, 2017

The move to shift the way it delivers search results contradicts YouTube's earlier statements defending its performance during breaking news. YouTube is the world's largest video site, with more than a billion visitors a month. YouTube and conspiracy theories go together like conspiracy theorists and moms' basements . That said, social media sites have been under a lot of pressure to weed out any inaccurate information they disseminate, so YouTube's course of action should not be surprising. (more...)
Mass shootings are a bad way to understand gun violence Mass shootings are a bad way to understand gun violence
- October 06, 2017

Mass shootings in America - defined as an event where at least four people are shot - are now an every day event. From these three tragedies alone, 140 people have died and hundreds have been injured. The possession of huge quantities of weapons is hardly possible without powerful gun rights groups like the NRA. "Some media reports, such as those of our [Post] Wonkblog colleagues, and advocates use a broader definition used by the Mass Shooting Tracker maintained via Reddit, an online ... (more...)
Death toll in Mexico natural disaster rises to 366 Death toll in Mexico natural disaster rises to 366
- October 06, 2017

The Sept. 19 natural disaster followed an even stronger magnitude 8.1 quake that struck the southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas , killing almost 100 people. The government of Mexico can carry up to thousands of buildings due to injuries received in the quake. He said at a press conference that his government will provide 800 million pesos, about 44.4 million dollars, for mortgage loans, while the federal government will support with 266 million pesos (about United States $ 15 million). (more...)
Syria al-Qaeda affiliate denies Russian strike injured leader Joulani
- October 06, 2017

Russian soldiers may soon be saying goodbye to their Snapchats. One, with a beard, appeared to be in handcuffs, the other seemed to have bruises on his face. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, said in a statement on Wednesday that the airstrikes wounded Abu Mohammed al-Golani, leader of the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee. (more...)
Rising heat, coal shortage lead to power cuts Rising heat, coal shortage lead to power cuts
- October 06, 2017

Load-shedding will be implemented 11 KV feeder-wise. Load-shedding will continue until coal supply to power plants normalizes. Mumbai: Loadshedding has now reached the borders of Mumbai with Kalyan, Bhandup and Panvel facing power cuts due to the shortage of coal for power generation on Thursday. (more...)
American Airlines adding new service to Philadelphia out of Dane County airport American Airlines adding new service to Philadelphia out of Dane County airport
- October 06, 2017

Philadelphia International Airport is a hub for American, with many flights departing from there for Europe. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, the release said. And effective March 25, 2018, one PHL-LAX frequency will be operated with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft, offering West Coast customers better access to PHL and American's transatlantic service, according to American Airlines. (more...)
Republicans Aim To Gut Medicaid And Medicare After Republicans Aim To Gut Medicaid And Medicare After "Repeal And Replace" Failure
- October 06, 2017

Just 23% of voters say they have a favorable view of the GOP, down nine points since June. We know that in 16 states a year ago, more than a third of 2016 voters lived in a neighborhood where either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton won by more than 50 percentage points. (more...)
Bomb threat at Cortland High School was 'not credible' Bomb threat at Cortland High School was 'not credible'
- October 06, 2017

Police said, "at this point, there is no clear motive other than bad judgment". A screenshot of a text message conversation that circulated among students on social media included the message "We shooting up your school tomorrow no one safe" after asking the recipient whether they attended Centennial High School. (more...)
The NRA's strategic ploy on bump stocks The NRA's strategic ploy on bump stocks
- October 06, 2017

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California on Wednesday introduced a bill that would ban bump stocks . "I think we're quickly coming up to speed with what this is", House Speaker Paul Ryan told MSNBC . The congressman also recently proposed a bill called the Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2017, which would create harsher penalties against those who steal firearms from federal firearms licensees and would make it a federal crime to steal firearms from gun clubs and ... (more...)
Trump on Las Vegas massacre: Investigators 'learning a lot more' Trump on Las Vegas massacre: Investigators 'learning a lot more'
- October 06, 2017

She boarded a flight from Manila to Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to Antonette Mangrobang, a spokeswoman for the Philippine Immigration Bureau. Air Force One landed at the airport near the famed Las Vegas strip on a bright, sunny morning just days after a gunman on the 32nd floor of a hotel and casino opened fire on people at an outdoor country music festival below. (more...)
Leonard announces candidacy for state AG post Leonard announces candidacy for state AG post
- October 06, 2017

The next Attorney General has to protect Michigan's natural resources, he said, including the Great Lakes. Prior to being elected to the House of Representatives, he worked as a prosecuting attorney in Genesee County and an Assistant Attorney General. (more...)
NRA, Congress And White House Gang Up On Bump Stocks NRA, Congress And White House Gang Up On Bump Stocks
- October 06, 2017

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and Executive Director Chris Cox added in a joint statement that the NRA believed "that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations". (more...)
NYPD Traffic Agent Knocked Out After Violent Punch From Behind: Cops NYPD Traffic Agent Knocked Out After Violent Punch From Behind: Cops
- October 06, 2017

Police say the agent doesn't know the suspect. Alarming surveillance video released by cops shows the assailant creeping up behind the uniformed 50-year-old victim, who was working in the intersection of Heberton St. Authorities describe the suspect as a black man in his 20s with a thin build who was wearing a black t-shirt and grey trousers. Police need help finding this man who they say sucker-punched an NYPD traffic agent. (more...)
Saudi Aramco not discussing taking stake in Novatek's Arctic LNG
- October 06, 2017

For his part, Khalid al-Falih, energy minister for the Saudis, said about the Americans on Thursday, "Shale coming in and happening again in 2018 doesn't bother me at all: the market can absorb it". New York, London and Hong Kong are the main contenders. Both Falih and Nasser are part of an official Saudi visit to Moscow . Another US$1 billion will go into a joint investment fund focused on energy, including renewables. (more...)
USA destroyer McCain leaves Singapore for Japan USA destroyer McCain leaves Singapore for Japan
- October 06, 2017

But it won't be making the trip under its own power. Bearing a watertight patch on its rear left side, the McCain departed a naval base in Singapore on Thursday, the Navy said, towed to deep water to be picked up by a heavy-lift vessel and carried, suspended on a platform out of the water, to its home base in Yokosuka , Japan. (more...)
More Republicans in Congress, and NRA, open to changes on "bump stocks"
- October 06, 2017

Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced a bill Wednesday to ban the devices, and a companion measure has been introduced in the House. Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning " bump stocks " like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons. (more...)
Police Hunt For Suspect After Apparent Road Rage Stabbing In Brisbane CBD Police Hunt For Suspect After Apparent Road Rage Stabbing In Brisbane CBD
- October 06, 2017

A man has been taken to hospital after he was found lying in a Brisbane street with stab wounds to his chest. The man was walking along the street with a friend, and after that, police say a physical altercation occurred with the driver of a vehicle. (more...)
Taxi driver murdered Sharron Phillips Taxi driver murdered Sharron Phillips
- October 06, 2017

Homicide Detectives are expected to today announce a significant breakthrough in the murder investigation of Brisbane woman Sharron Phillips. "Raymond Peter Mulvihill died in 2002". He said a person came forward in May previous year, and gave homicide detectives specific information about the murder of Ms Phillips. No one has ever been charged with Ms Phillips murder and her body has never been found, despite a drain in Carole Park being extensively searched in 2016. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock 'considered targeting Lollapalooza festival in Chicago'
- October 06, 2017

TMZ's sources said that Paddock allegedly requested both his rooms be a "view rooms" that face the park. Paddock also rented a hotel room in Las Vegas that corresponded with the " Life is Beautiful " music festival, officials said. (more...)
CBS lawyer fired for Las Vegas Facebook post about 'Republican gun-toters' CBS lawyer fired for Las Vegas Facebook post about 'Republican gun-toters'
- October 06, 2017

The network said Monday that Hayley Geftman-Gold had violated the company's standards by expressing deeply unacceptable views. "I'm actually not even sympathetic bc country music fans often are Republican gun toters". Geftman-Gold later apologised for her comments but the damage was already done. Predictably, liberals have come out of the woodwork to politicize the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas. (more...)
Now I Get It: Nevada's lax gun laws Now I Get It: Nevada's lax gun laws
- October 06, 2017

The devices, known as " bump stocks " among other names, are legal and originally were meant to help people with limited hand mobility fire a semi-automatic without the individual trigger pulls required. "We will be talking about gun laws as time goes by", Trump told reporters in the aftermath of the Vegas shooting. However, most gun owners will tell you the " bump stock " has no real practical goal. (more...)
Trump, during photo shoot, talks of 'calm before the storm' Trump, during photo shoot, talks of 'calm before the storm'
- October 06, 2017

Do you guys know what this represents? President Donald Trump , right, speaks during a briefing with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. "What storm Mr. President?" one reporter shouted. "Recently, we have had challenges that we really should have taken care of a long time ago, like North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan, ISIS and the revisionist powers that threaten our interests all around the world", Trump said . (more...)
Security guard sets nursery on fire, kills 5 toddlers Security guard sets nursery on fire, kills 5 toddlers
- October 06, 2017

Four toddlers and six adults have died after a security guard reportedly attacked a nursery school and began setting people alight. The incident took place at a daycare centre in Janaúba, in the north of Brazil . The suspect also set himself on fire and was taken to hospital with burns covering nearly all his body after the attack at Innocent Children's People Municipal Education Centre in Janaúba, in Minas Gerias, south east Brazil. (more...)
'Trump dossier' on Russia links now part of special counsel's probe 'Trump dossier' on Russia links now part of special counsel's probe
- October 06, 2017

The report , which provided no further details of the meeting with Christopher Steele , was based on "two people familiar with the matter". A scandalous report compiled by former MI6 officer Christopher Steele that surfaced past year identified Russian businessmen and others whom U.S. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock 'disturbed and dangerous', spent decades acquiring weapons
- October 06, 2017

Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said: "At face value, he had to have had some help at some point and we want to ensure that's the answer". Besides the casualties, a total of 489 people were injured in the attack and 317 have been released from hospitals. (more...)
Cardinal Pell to face next hearing in sex abuse case in March
- October 06, 2017

Cardinal George Pell will face his second court hearing in Australia on Friday on charges of sexual assault. His lawyers have previously indicated he will plead not guilty to all charges. At his first court appearance, he had to battle through a crush of national and global media as he walked the short distance from his barrister's office to the court's main entrance. (more...)
ME animal shelter helping rescue cats and dogs in Puerto Rico ME animal shelter helping rescue cats and dogs in Puerto Rico
- October 06, 2017

Almost 500,000 pounds of hurricane relief supplies were collected for Puerto Rico during a two-day drive at PNC Park earlier this week. FEMA's website, which had been tracking the " federal response " to the island territory's recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria , previously showed that 50 percent of Puerto Rico's residents had access to drinking water and 5.4 percent of residents had electricity, as of Wednesday . (more...)
Nick Xenophon to resign from Senate Nick Xenophon to resign from Senate
- October 06, 2017

The seat is now held by Liberal MP Vincent Tarzia by a narrow margin of 2.4 percent. After a decade in the South Australian Parliament from 1997, Senator Xenophon moved across to federal politics in 2007. Senator Xenophon, whose future in Canberra was already under a cloud given constitutional questions over his citizenship, says he would have made the announcement earlier if it wasn't for a High Court case. (more...)

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