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Storm Nate: Hurricane heads to New Orleans

Nate could still become a Category 2 storm, the second-weakest on a five-category scale used by meteorologists, with winds of up to 110 miles per hour (177 kph) before landfall later on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center said. Jackson County in coastal MS enacted a curfew that began at 7 p.m. CT (8 p.m. ET), several hours before the powerful northeastern side of the core is expected to arrive... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Nate moves through Alabama Sunday

Hurricane Nate steered east of New Orleans after making a double landfall Saturday night (Oct. 7), first in Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi River then again nearby just outside Biloxi. There is also a low threat for isolated, spin-up tornadoes Sunday morning and afternoon within the rain bands from Nate. The evacuation for areas outside of the parish levee system was set to begi... [Full Article...]

Police ask public for help to find motive for Las Vegas massacre

Police ask public for help to find motive for Las Vegas massacre The piece of paper was found by police officers who stormed Paddock's room after he launched his attack from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel Sunday night - killing 58 people and injuring almost 500. "We do not clearly have a motive or a reason why", he said. "We have been down each and every single one of these paths, trying to determine why, to determine who else may have known of th... [Full Article...]

Trump tries to take credit for Senator Bob Corker's retirement

Trump tries to take credit for Senator Bob Corker's retirement Trump later told reporters inside a Las Vegas hospital, where he was visiting the victims of last Sunday's mass shooting, that he has "total confidence" in Tillerson and said reports that the secretary of state called him a moron were "fake news" and "totally made up". [Full Article...]

Nate makes two landfalls in U.S., weakens into tropical storm

Nate makes two landfalls in U.S., weakens into tropical storm Nate is the first hurricane to make landfall in MS since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which devastated the state. Nate made a second landfall outside of Biloxi, MS, as a Category 1 storm . "Nate is at our doorstep or will be soon", New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said on Saturday. Pictures and videos show parts of U.S. Route 90, which runs east and west along much of the Gulf Coast, comple... [Full Article...]

Bump fire stocks might be changed, but by whom?

Bump fire stocks might be changed, but by whom? Such a provision was contained in a 2013 bill pushed by Democratic Sen. The National Rifle Association announced its support Thursday for regulating "bump stocks", devices that can effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons and that were apparently used in the Las Vegas massacre to lethal effect. [Full Article...]

Iran Guard Chief Warns US Against Imposing New Sanctions

Iran Guard Chief Warns US Against Imposing New Sanctions Revolutionary Guard chief Mohammad Ali Jafari said that if these reports of the United States' "stupidity" are true, it will equate U.S. troops, especially in the Middle East, to IS terrorists. "Decertification" could lead Congress to reintroduce economic sanctions on Iran that were suspended under the deal. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as the Iran Nuclear... [Full Article...]

BJP says charges against Amit Shah's son false and derogatory

BJP says charges against Amit Shah's son false and derogatory Responding to other suggestions made in the story, Goyal said Jay Amit Shah had taken loans either from non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) or Non-funded Credit Facilities from cooperative bank on purely commercial terms strictly in accordance with law. [Full Article...]

Efforts still on to douse Butcher Island fire

Efforts still on to douse Butcher Island fire Summary: The fire started around 5pm on Friday in tank number 13 containing high-speed diesel . Manohar Rao, executive director and head of safety, BPCL , had said that prima facie, the cause of the fire was lightning, though further probe will be carried out on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Defends Melania's Footwear Choices in Hurricane Aftermath

Donald Trump Defends Melania's Footwear Choices in Hurricane Aftermath As one Twitter user put it: "I'm making a public plea to Melania Trump: stop with the sunglasses (and the heels at disaster areas)". Trump agreed on Melania's popularity, but also noted that his wife had a good life before he made a decision to run for president. [Full Article...]

Spain apologises to Catalonia and regrets Police actions during independence referendum

Spain apologises to Catalonia and regrets Police actions during independence referendum Real Madrid veteran Ramos said he believed the king's speech had been "necessary for all Spanish people". Puigdemont and other Catalan leaders have said they are not afraid of going to jail if Spanish authorities arrest them over their independence bid. [Full Article...]

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers the meaning of 'Namaste'

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers the meaning of 'Namaste' The survey follows the external affairs ministry statement yesterday that there were no new developments at the India-China military face-off site in Doklam and its vicinity since the August 28 disengagement. "The Union Minister who was scheduled to make her aerial survey of Doklam and forward posts along the Indo-Sino border in Sikkim was cancelled due to inclement weather". [Full Article...]

Clues few and elusive for motive of Las Vegas gunman

Clues few and elusive for motive of Las Vegas gunman While the website said Paddock never showed up for his booking, the report suggested a scenario that would have been similar to the Las Vegas Strip concert Sunday night. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo today told reporters Paddock had 1600 rounds of ammunition and about 22kg of tannerite, an explosive commonly used in target shooting, in his vehicle. [Full Article...]

White supremacists just marched in Charlottesville again

This comes nearly two months after a similar torch-lit rally at the University of Virginia , and the deadly Unite the Right rally on August 12, where one person was killed and others wounded. "We came back. Also, you have no authority to ban American citizens from C'ville, doofus". Meanwhile, the city's mayor, Mike Signer , pointed out this event as "despicable" and "coward". [Full Article...]

Sasikala gets parole to visit unwell husband

Sasikala gets parole to visit unwell husband Though AIADMK workers had gathered in good numbers at the hospital as well as at her niece's residence with banners hailing her "homecoming", the level of exuberance was comparatively low. Sasikala's five-day parole ends on October 11. He underwent organ transplant surgeries on Tuesday, liver and a kidney from a 19-year-old youth were transplanted into his body at Chennai's Gleneagles Global Hos... [Full Article...]

Not ready to back down yet, Sinha attacks government again

Not ready to back down yet, Sinha attacks government again In his strongest defence of the economy, PM Narendra Modi took on his opponents on Wednesday, promising to reverse the falling economic growth curve by continuing the reforms programme, while committing to address all concerns related to the implementation of goods and services tax. [Full Article...]

NIA probe into 'love jihad' case not needed: Kerala govt to SC

NIA probe into 'love jihad' case not needed: Kerala govt to SC The state government said that the police did not found any such incriminating material during its probe, which recommends for an NIA probe in the case. However, the department said, the investigation had to be handed over to the National Investigation Agency by the Kerala police in view of the Supreme Court order in August. [Full Article...]

Explosions at Natural Gas Station Rock Ghana's Capital

Explosions at Natural Gas Station Rock Ghana's Capital The explosion in the Legon suburb of north-west Accra on Saturday was followed by a secondary blast, and there were a number of casualties, authorities said. In 2015, more than 100 people were killed in an explosion at a petrol station in Accra used as a shelter by people escaping flooding. Videos on social media showed giant balls of flames that set the night sky aglow. [Full Article...]

How to Watch Maryland vs. Ohio State Online

How to Watch Maryland vs. Ohio State Online He put together a long game-winning drive against Minnesota last week, hitting some clutch throws to set up a 34-yard touchdown run by Ty Johnson with 70 seconds remaining. Ohio State has won four straight games since its loss to Oklahoma, outscoring their opponents 210-42. Quarterback Perry Hills ripped off 170 yards on the ground and put together an inspiring performance in what turned out to... [Full Article...]

Matuidi puts France in control of their World Cup destiny

Matuidi puts France in control of their World Cup destiny In Group H, Greece moved into second place with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory in Cyprus after Bosnia and Herzegovina had suffered a stunning 4-3 home defeat by already-qualified Belgium . However, with Portugal's only loss having been away to the Swiss, Ronaldo and co have an opportunity to top the group if they can win the crunch clash between the pair in Lisbon on Tuesday. [Full Article...]


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