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Freeze warning, frost advisory issued for area

Freeze warning, frost advisory issued for area From a high of 87 Thursday to a high in the low to middle 50's on Friday , wind will remain gusty from the north at 20 to 30 miles per hour Thursday night and 15 to 25 miles per hour most of the day on Friday . And a real chill is possible overnight. Pets that remain outdoors should have fresh water (protected from freezing) and shelter from sub-freezing temperatures. [Full Article...]

"I went to an Ivy League college. I was a nice student".

USPresident, Donald Trump on Wednesday accused media of making a bad image of him and said he was a nice student at college and is very intelligent. "It is the big high concept where I can lie, I can say whatever I want to say, even about the smallest of things, and I will define my own reality - and since it's a personality cult, people who follow me will go yeah, listen to him, he says he's a ... [Full Article...]

NY woman missing since 1975 found alive in nursing home

NY woman missing since 1975 found alive in nursing home Flora Harris , who is now 78 years, and used Stevens as her last name at the time, disappeared under mysterious circumstances after her husband dropped her off for a Doctor's appointment. Investigators then requested Sullivan Sherriff's office to assist them in locating relatives of Stevens, in order to obtainDNA samples and positively identify the remains. [Full Article...]

Court decision threatens Turnbull majority

Court decision threatens Turnbull majority Mr Joyce's exit strips the government of its one-seat majority, but he could return through a likely by-election. The court found that at the time of his nomination in 2016 Mr Joyce was a New Zealand citizen by descent through his father, James Joyce, who immigrated in 1947. [Full Article...]

Pope Speaks With Space Station Astronauts

Pope Francis said they were like a tiny United Nations, in which the whole was greater than the sum of its parts. - Osservatore Romano handout via Reuters VATICAN CITY, Oct 27 - The earth is a fragile thing that could even destroy itself, Pope Francis told astronauts on the International Space Station yestersday, saying they had an opportunity to see the planet "from the eyes of God". [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces launch offensive on last ISIS stronghold in country

Iraqi forces launch offensive on last ISIS stronghold in country There are about 1,500 IS fighters remaining in the area surrounding Al-Qaim, according to the USA military. The Iraqi airforce dropped thousands of leaflets on the border area calling on the militants to surrender and urging the population to stay away from their positions, according to a statement from the Joint Operations Command in Baghdad . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump holds back some JFK assassination files, White House says

Donald Trump holds back some JFK assassination files, White House says That is, unless the US President was been persuaded by intelligence agencies to hold some back. "The President heard those justifications from the agencies that requested the continuing postponement and he acknowledged that information ... [Full Article...]

Iranian President, Iraqi PM Hold Talks in Tehran

Iranian President, Iraqi PM Hold Talks in Tehran He is also in a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani. He also vowed not to allow secessionist movements not to threaten the integrity of Iraq, clearly a reference to the Kurdish independence referendum. In contrast, USA ally Saudi Arabia, a Sunni kingdom, has been on bad terms with Shiite-majority Iraq for more than two decades, after Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, despite attempts to ... [Full Article...]

'Like a roar' - Dozens killed in blasts at Indonesia fireworks plant

'Like a roar' - Dozens killed in blasts at Indonesia fireworks plant Denny Hassan, an official at the disaster management agency, stated that the cause of the incident was the explosion of a van with raw materials for the manufacture of those devices. Mumum, who goes by one name, told Indonesia's TVOne she started working at the factory a few weeks ago and was paid 40,000 rupiah ($3) a day. It's possible some or all of those 10 had not come to work or suffered only... [Full Article...]

Only 3 TDP MLAs left in the party!

Only 3 TDP MLAs left in the party! Chandrababu is held responsible for this freakish situation in Telangana by his party leaders as they feel that if he had taken time to meet and supervise TDP leaders in Telangana once in a month, this situation wouldn't have arisen in the first place. [Full Article...]

Kerala: Two more ISIS suspects arrested, 'main recruiter' among them

Kerala: Two more ISIS suspects arrested, 'main recruiter' among them Three men who were arrested in Kannur on October 25, 2017 over suspected IS links. Police said 52 year old Hamza Thalasserry, who was arrested on Thursday recruited several youths from the state and helped them go to Syria and Afghanistan to join the Islamic State. [Full Article...]

United Nations blames Assad govt. for chemical attack in Syria

On 7 April, three days after the attack, the United States even launched 59 cruise missiles at Shayrat Air Base, which USA intelligence claimed was the source of the attack. The panel said it was unable to confirm that an Su-22 operating from Shayrat air base launched the attack, but said that Syrian aircraft were in the "immediate vicinity" of Khan Sheikhun when it took place. [Full Article...]

After months at sea, 2 Hawaii women their dogs are finally rescued

After months at sea, 2 Hawaii women their dogs are finally rescued Two civilian mariners were rescued at sea by a U.S. Navy ship after being stranded in the Pacific Ocean for nearly five months. In the Spring, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba set sail from Hawaii for a 3,000-mile trip to Tahiti. Appel said they survived by bringing water purifiers and over a year's worth of food on board, primarily in the form of dry goods such as oatmeal, pasta and rice. [Full Article...]

European Union to probe British tax scheme

According to a Wednesday Guardian report , competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager will probe the "controlled foreign company" rules that were introduced in 2011 by the then-coalition government of the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats and came into force in 2013. [Full Article...]

Reddit bans Nazi, far-right forums in crackdown against inciting violence

Reddit bans Nazi, far-right forums in crackdown against inciting violence Reddit said its old policy on violent content was vague and creating confusion over what was permissible, a Reddit administrator wrote on the site. "Do not post content that encourages, glorifies, incites, or calls for violence or physical harm against an individual or group of people; likewise, do not post content that glorifies or encourages the abuse of animals". [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania becomes fourth USA state to OK online gambling

Pennsylvania becomes fourth USA state to OK online gambling The budget deal, which was passed by the House on Thursday morning after the Senate approved it Wednesday night, is created to close a $2 billion budget deficit that has been the subject of contentious negotiations. The Senate approved the bill Wednesday night. After 120 days, operators from outside of Pennsylvania can apply for licenses at $4 million a pop. Rep. [Full Article...]

Migration main cause of 'frightening' growth in United Kingdom population, official figures reveal

Migration main cause of 'frightening' growth in United Kingdom population, official figures reveal The ONS expects the population to increase by 3.6 million, or 5.5 per cent, from an estimated 65.6 million a year ago to 69.2 million in 2026 before rising to 70 million by 2029. The projected growth in population is slightly slower that a previous forecast. Lord Green, Migration Watch chair, said: "Given that net migration has averaged about 250,000 a year over the last ten years, the immigrat... [Full Article...]

Firm With Trump Cabinet Ties Scores $300M Puerto Rico Power Contract

Firm With Trump Cabinet Ties Scores $300M Puerto Rico Power Contract The category 4 hurricane was the worst storm on record to directly slam the US territory, which destroyed homes and decimated the already crippled power grid leaving 3.4 million people without electricity. A USA congressional committee on Thursday set a November 2 deadline for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to provide information related to its $300 million contract with a smal... [Full Article...]

Iowa Parents Charged After Medics Make Tragic Find in Baby's Swing

Iowa Parents Charged After Medics Make Tragic Find in Baby's Swing Both Harris and Koehn face charges of first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. When interviewed by police, Koehn said his girlfriend had fed the baby at 9am that day and everything seemed fine. When Chickasaw County sheriff's deputies and medics arrived, they found the deceased boy sitting in a powered swing in a bedroom separate from where Koehn, Harris and their older chi... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump declares USA opioid crisis a nationwide emergency

Donald Trump declares USA opioid crisis a nationwide emergency But the president's declaration of a national public health crisis falls short of what he promised in August, which was to declare the crisis a national emergency. "After we review and evaluate the commission's findings, I will quickly move to implement an approximate and appropriate recommendation", Trump said. [Full Article...]


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