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The Lakers Will Reportedly Retire Kobe Bryant's Number In December

The Lakers Will Reportedly Retire Kobe Bryant's Number In December TMZ reported early Tuesday morning that the Lakers had informed season-ticket holders to "hold on to tickets" for the December 18 game against Golden State for a " special event ". The Black Mamba wore #8 for the first 10 seasons of his career and switched to #24 for his final 10 seasons. Of course, the next question after Bryant's jersey hangs in the rafters is when, not if, he'll get his stat... [Full Article...]

Jose Is Now A Category 1 Hurricane

Jose Is Now A Category 1 Hurricane The last time this occurred was in 2010 with Hurricanes Igor, Julia and Karl. As of Tuesday afternoon, Irma is now tied for the second strongest storm ever in the Atlantic Basin and continues to churn westward in the Atlantic at 15 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Eric Trump, Lara welcome first son

Eric Trump, Lara welcome first son Eric "Luke" Trump is the president's ninth grandchild. There's a new member of the Trump Organization. Wilmington native Lara Trump and husband Eric have welcomed their first child, a baby boy. Eric Trump announced that Lara was pregnant on Twitter in March, saying they were "adding a boy to #TeamTrump" and that "we are blessed!" Coincidentally, he found out on his 33rd birthday, January 6, t... [Full Article...]

Jose begins Atlantic loop

Jose begins Atlantic loop A few keep the storm in the Atlantic, far from the United States. "Over the coming days, Jose will do a big loop roughly between Bermuda and the Bahamas", Haney said. Only three days earlier, Antigua and Barbuda had been devastated by a peak-strength Category 5 Irma, packing 185-mph winds. Still, the cone of uncertainty comes uncomfortably close, within 200 miles of Florida and 50 miles from the... [Full Article...]

Irma to re-strengthen to Category 5 storm before making landfall

Irma to re-strengthen to Category 5 storm before making landfall It wasn't immediately clear how much damaged was caused. () - When it comes to hurricanes, Florida may as well have a target on its back. "Absolutely devastating damage for the Florida Keys and the southern tip of Florida is virtually certain with this type of a storm". [Full Article...]

I pray for anyone who didn't evacuate, says Florida governor

I pray for anyone who didn't evacuate, says Florida governor Augustine Fire Chief Carlos Aviles. "It means it hasn't gotten to us yet", Koon said, the AP reported . Florida Highway Patrol tweeted that "Now is NOT the time to go sightseeting" in Jacksonville, and that risky conditions still persist throughout the city. [Full Article...]

Indiana Line Workers Helping Restore Power After Irma

Indiana Line Workers Helping Restore Power After Irma Some 33,888 households and businesses were reported without power in SC by mid-morning Monday as Hurricane Irma passed to the west of the state. The state organization is coordinating the response by Minnesota cooperatives. Ginny Jones with SCE&G said Tuesday morning that crews worked overnight to restore power to about half the customers. According to Electric Cooperative officials, almost 100,... [Full Article...]

Active shooter situation reported at New Hampshire hospital

Active shooter situation reported at New Hampshire hospital Following reports of an active shooter, the hospital went into lockdown mode, according to a Dartmouth-Hitchcock statement . Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in the U.S. Dartmouth College , an Ivy League school, announced that classes have not been cancelled and the campus is operating normally. The Attorney General's office said this is an unfolding investigation and additional informatio... [Full Article...]

Teenage girl found dead in hotel freezer, family demands answer

Teenage girl found dead in hotel freezer, family demands answer Martin said she knows her daughter attended a party in a room there Friday night with a group of friends, but the friends, whose stories she says have changed quite a bit since that night, came back home the next morning with Jenkins's vehicle and cell phone but not Jenkins. [Full Article...]

Charles Oakley Files Lawsuit Against James Dolan For Role In MSG Ejection

Charles Oakley Files Lawsuit Against James Dolan For Role In MSG Ejection Oakley" and that Dolan's "animosity" toward him resulted in the February incident when the former forward was forcibly removed by Garden security . Now, Oakley is suing Dolan and Madison Square Garden for defamation, and is taking the opportunity to personally blame Dolan for his former team's woes, calling the organization a "laughingstock". [Full Article...]

North Korea sanctions 'not a big deal'

Monday's US -backed Security Council resolution imposed the toughest sanctions yet on North Korea in order to ramp up economic pressure in response to its latest nuclear test. The new sanctions follow North Korea's most powerful nuclear test to date which the country had carried out on September 3. Although China is also upset at Pyongyang's adventurism, Beijing is apparently anxious that ... [Full Article...]

Nitish Kumar Agrees With Another PM Modi Proposal

Nitish Kumar Agrees With Another PM Modi Proposal He further added that Nitish Kumar broke the grand alliance and the faith of the mandate supporting him for his personal needs. The PIL alleges that Nitish was involved in a murder case and a case was filed against him ahead of the 1991 Lok Sabha by-election to Bihar's Barh constituency. [Full Article...]

Hydro One, Toronto Hydro sending crews to Florida

Hydro One, Toronto Hydro sending crews to Florida Florida Power & Light sent out by tweet Tuesday morning that power on Florida's east coast could be restored by the end of the weekend, with the possible exception of exception of areas hit by tornadoes, flooding and severe damage. More: Hurricane Irma: What's happening in Pensacola Monday? "It's safe to say that", said spokesman Bryan Garner. The utility has about 3,400 employees working o... [Full Article...]

Woman shot homeless man who asked her to move Porsche

Woman shot homeless man who asked her to move Porsche When Melton walked away, Quackenbush escorted her friend from the Porsche, bringing her firearm with her for safety. According to police Ms Quackenbush got out of her vehicle with a gun and the argument continued. Katie Quackenbush has posted a $25,000 bond and is out of jail. "She has a son", Jesse Quackenbush said. Melton then approached Quackenbush and her friend in the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Brexit bill passes first major test as gov't wins vote

Brexit bill passes first major test as gov't wins vote On the same day, the the Scottish Parliament's European committee met with The European Commission's Chief Negotiator for Brexit , Michel Barnier, to discuss the progress in the negotiations between the United Kingdom and EU. The bill has been given the above name because it resembles a statutory law that the Tudor monarch used as a tool to push through a whole raft of policies through parliament... [Full Article...]

Macron on his way to Hurricane ravaged St Martin

Macron on his way to Hurricane ravaged St Martin Almost a third of all buildings on the Dutch half of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin were destroyed and more than 90 percent damaged by Hurricane Irma , the Dutch Red Cross said on Tuesday. " Emmanuel Macron will leave to Saint Martin on Tuesday morning with goods and reinforcements", French interior minister Gerard Collomb told journalists on Sunday after a meeting with Macron at the Elyse... [Full Article...]

The Breach: Trump's DACA Repeal Is a Ticking Time Bomb

The Breach: Trump's DACA Repeal Is a Ticking Time Bomb The problem, as the current administration rightly sees it, is that Mr. Obama did not have the authority to unilaterally enact the policy. A new study sheds light on the impact of rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program on immigrant mothers and their children's health. [Full Article...]

Qatar says has not missed any oil or gas shipments since Gulf crisis

Qatar says has not missed any oil or gas shipments since Gulf crisis On Monday, activists reported on social media that the Saudi authorities had detained more than 20 Muslim preachers and scholars for unspecified reasons. Muslim cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, 60, was reportedly taken into custody on Saturday, just days after he took to Twitter to welcome reports that Saudi and Qatari royals had made contact after months of their prolonged dispute. [Full Article...]

Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples

Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples It is not immediately clear if the family died as a result of being overcome by gases or were killed as the result of an explosion of super-heated mud. Emergency crews were said to have arrived within minutes of the tragedy. Other details about the incident were unclear. The tragedy is said to have unfolded when the older son walked into a prohibited area at Solfatara near Naples in the countr... [Full Article...]

UC Berkeley police officer cites street vendor, takes cash

UC Berkeley police officer cites street vendor, takes cash The video was shot by Martin Flores as U.C. Berkeley police cited the food vendor after a Cal game. Flores was outraged by the incident because he felt Aranas went after Juan because he was an easy target. "I hope for this single act of injustice, Juan is lifted up by enough support to turn this moment of discouragement into a moment of encouragement", wrote another. [Full Article...]


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