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FCC creates hurricane task force to aid recovery in Puerto Rico

FCC creates hurricane task force to aid recovery in Puerto Rico Google's parent firm Alphabet on Friday received a permit from the US Federal Communications Commission to use balloons to provide hurricane-hit Puerto Rico with emergency cell service. The FCC's daily status report also shows significant wireline, TV and radio outages remain in both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But the Puerto Rico situation is different. [Full Article...]

Did the Las Vegas shooter have an accomplice?

TMZ reported Thursday that Paddock reserved rooms on the park side of the hotel, with a clear view of the concert stages, for August 1 through August 3 but never showed up. According to Las Vegas officials , 22,000 people were in attendance at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas when Paddock allegedly began firing into the crowd from his 32nd floor hotel room in the Mandalay Bay Hote... [Full Article...]

Ancient Tomb of 'Santa Claus' Has Been Discovered

Ancient Tomb of 'Santa Claus' Has Been Discovered At the time of his death in 343 A.D., Saint Nicholas was interred at the Church in Demre, formerly known as Myra, where he lay undisturbed until the 11th century. Nicholas' untouched burial site, but they are still looking for researchers who will finish the work. St. Nicholas was a fourth-century bishop who was persecuted for his faith by the Roman Empire under Emperor Diocletian, but he liv... [Full Article...]

South Africa declare on 573 for four

South Africa declare on 573 for four Starting day two on 428 for three, South Africa motored to 573 for the loss of just one more wicket before opting against further punishment. Amla was 89 not out, Du Plessis 62 not out, and South Africa was eyeing a score in excess of 500 in double-quick time. [Full Article...]

Ole Miss offense showed life in second half

Ole Miss offense showed life in second half If Pettway can get healthy and Stidham continues to improve, those lofty preseason expectations of Auburn just might prove to be well founded. In the second half, the Rebels ended a touchdown drought that started in the second quarter of the game against Cal. [Full Article...]

Two soldiers killed, six injured in South Carolina Army training center accident

Two soldiers killed, six injured in South Carolina Army training center accident In a release posted to Twitter on Saturday evening, Fort Jackson's public affairs office said six others were injured in the incident, including two suffering critical injuries. Cardre Jackson Jr. of Laurel; Pvt. Gen. Pete Johnson said in a separate statement. James Foster, of Macon, Georgia. I appreciate the outpouring of support. [Full Article...]

The father of the Las Vegas assailant was a psychotic bank robber

The father of the Las Vegas assailant was a psychotic bank robber Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's father was a convicted bank robber who spent most of the 1970s on the FBI's Most Wanted list. In March 1969 the Federal Bureau of Investigation began to distribute wanted posters for an an armed robber, Benjamin Hoskins Paddock , nearly 50 years before his son the Las Vegas massacre. [Full Article...]

Tory rebels should 'put up, or shut up' - Ruth Davidson

Also in Mrs May's diary will be the launch of her energy price cap policy and a review of racial disparity in the United Kingdom, as she attempts to get on the front foot by focusing on the domestic agenda. "Circle the wagons turn the fire on Corbyn and talk about nothing except our great policies and what we can do for this country". There have been calls for Johnson to be sacked following his ... [Full Article...]

Texas outlasts Kansas State in 2 OTs

His first throw of the game was intercepted, and an incomplete pass on fourth-and-goal set up a 10-0 Kansas State lead in the second quarter. He was able to practice on a limited basis throughout the week and is available off the bench, but Sam Ehlinger will start at quarterback and should see the most of reps behind center against Kansas State . [Full Article...]

Not ready to back down yet, Sinha attacks government again

Not ready to back down yet, Sinha attacks government again Out of the 100 Kaurava brothers, you only remember Duryodhana and Dushasana . Sinha had earlier castigated Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of making a mess of the Indian economy. He urged the people to take a stand to save parliamentary democracy. I'm shocked to see that Sinha is seeing great virtues in the Congress party because he is in search of a "new job". [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for Richardson toddler believed to be in grave danger

Amber Alert issued for Richardson toddler believed to be in grave danger The suspects should be considered armed and risky. Mathews was most recently seen wearing a pink best, dark pajama bottoms and pink flip-flops. The suspects have been identified as two men - Javonn Fortson and Lipine Faafui - and a female whose identity is unknown. [Full Article...]

State of emergency declared for Louisiana ahead of Nate

State of emergency declared for Louisiana ahead of Nate Conditions will worsen over the coming hours . Nate's hurricane-force winds extend up to 35 miles out from its center and the storm's tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles. The strongest winds are expected to blow through the Gulf of Mexico and weaken as they reach the mainland. "A hurricane warning is in effect for portions of the northern Gulf Coast from Louis... [Full Article...]

Body cam footage shows harrowing moments of Vegas massacre

Body cam footage shows harrowing moments of Vegas massacre Such devices are generally legal, and the possibility that he may have used them set off a fresh round of calls by Democratic lawmakers in Washington to pass more gun regulations. People hold hands in prayer while hiding inside an airplane hangar after a mass shooting in which dozens were killed at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas . [Full Article...]

Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas blasts

Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas blasts Videos and photographs posted on social media showed giant flames and a nuclear-like mushroom cloud rising at the fatefully-named Atomic Junction near the University of Accra. Many residents in the area at Haatso, Madina and the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) area abandoned their homes to safety. By late Saturday, officials said the fire was about 95 percent contained and no longer pose... [Full Article...]

Storm Nate: Hurricane heads to New Orleans

Storm Nate: Hurricane heads to New Orleans State officials warned storm surge was the biggest danger in that state's low-lying coastal areas, as well as high winds that could damage mobile homes. State officials hope that means New Orleans won't run into problems with its pumps being able to handle the water. And its quick speed decreased the likelihood of prolonged rain that would tax the city's weakened drainage pump system. [Full Article...]

Louisiana bracing for category one Hurricane Nate

The cyclone has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, and it's moving northwest at 9 miles per hour. It had once been expected to thread the gap between Mexico and Cuba's west coast, and to make a potential landfall in the Florida Panhandle. [Full Article...]

Saudis Say Cooperation With Russia Breathed Life Back Into OPEC

Saudi King Salman is on a state trip to Russian Federation this week in a bid to cement an economic relationship with the former rival. Saudi Arabia on Thursday signed preliminary agreements to buy S-400 defence systems and receive cutting edge technologies from Russian Federation during King Salman's landmark visit to Moscow . [Full Article...]

GUN DEBATE: Could legislation prevent attacks like Vegas from happening?

GUN DEBATE: Could legislation prevent attacks like Vegas from happening? Multiple Democrats in the House and Senate have already introduced legislation to ban bump stocks . At a news conference Wednesday announcing the legislation, Feinstein told reporters the devices contributed to the "simply stunning" numbers from the Sunday night shooting . [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11: Salman Khan Lashes Out At Zubair Khan

Bigg Boss 11: Salman Khan Lashes Out At Zubair Khan Yes, you heard it right! The fight gets ugly when Priyank gets involved and pushes Akash showing aggression, whereas Vikas pulls Akash by his collar. Salman gets over all highly angry with Zubair , Akash and Arshi for their bad behaviour. The gyan apparently was too much to handle for Zubair and he is believed to have taken it to heart. [Full Article...]

Ivana Trump: I talk to Donald regularly despite 'insane' divorce

Ivana Trump: I talk to Donald regularly despite 'insane' divorce Ivana considers her own possible title, writing, "First Lady?" She said: 'This young blonde woman approached me out of the blue and said "I'm Marla and I love your husband". Ivana claimed that she still has such a good relationship with President Trump that he allegedly offered Ivana a Czech Republic ambassadorship, but she turned it down. [Full Article...]


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