Saturday October 21-st, 2017

US Senate battle: Kirk vs Duckworth US Senate battle: Kirk vs Duckworth

Mark Kirk (R-IL), greeted transit riders and encouraged them to vote today. He said this proved diversity and non-discrimination within the Democratic Party, adding that he believed that Duckworth would do a great job representing the people in the S...

Watch President Barack Obama's speech after Donald Trump wins presidential election

President Bush's team could not have been more professional or more gracious in making sure we had a smooth transition so that we could hit the ground running. But under a law-and-order, build-a-border-wall President Donald Trump, it could be another...

Arizona cop fatally shot outside Arby's restaurant; suspect on the loose Arizona cop fatally shot outside Arby's restaurant; suspect on the loose

Officer Darrin Reed, 50, was taken to a hospital in critical condition after the 1.30pm shooting and later died from his injuries, police said. The motive for the shooting wasn't immediately clear. Erickson is a convicted felon who served two stints ...

US Stock Futures Tumble 5% On Fears Of Donald Trump Win US Stock Futures Tumble 5% On Fears Of Donald Trump Win

Races in the key states of MI and Pennsylvania were also too close to call. ROUGH QUARTER: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International slumped 18.9 percent after the Canadian drugmaker reported a third-quarter loss. Wednesday is sure to be a rough day as...

Why Is North Carolina Extending Its Voting Hours? Why Is North Carolina Extending Its Voting Hours?

Thirty-seven percent of registered voters in Durham County are black. This petition is a test of whether the State Board will use its new power under HB 589 to protect voters, or to suppress voting . An earlier news release notes that Durham elect...

Rob Portman Wins Re-Election to U.S. Senate Rob Portman Wins Re-Election to U.S. Senate

A report from the Democratic staff of the Senate Finance Committee on October 10 called OH the face of the nation's opioid addiction epidemic, saying that almost 86 percent of people suffering from dependence or misuse issues do not have access to th...

Marco Rubio defeats Patrick Murphy, re-elected to US Senate

He's the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee and will likely chair the panel if Democrats reclaim the majority. Rubio had previously pledged not to run for reelection in the state after a failed presidential campaign. Florida voters will...

TUESDAY ELECTION 101: What you need to know for election day TUESDAY ELECTION 101: What you need to know for election day

There were long lines at some polling places - largely, but not only, in Latino areas. The numbers were reported by county clerks from across the state after early voting ended Saturday. How can counties do this? By the way, the Justice Departm...

New York Heir Durst Pleads Not Guilty to Murder New York Heir Durst Pleads Not Guilty to Murder

Los Angeles County prosecutors have been trying to bring Durst to California since he was arrested in March 2015. He then added in a slightly quavering voice: "I do want to say here and now, though, I am not guilty". Gloria Allred, a prominent att...

California Mom Cited for Selling Ceviche California Mom Cited for Selling Ceviche

Mariza Reulas joined the group 209 Food Spot , a food forum where people in Stockton, California shared recipes and occasionally sold their food. Mariza Ruelas never expected a plate of ceviche would lead her to the court house and maybe even a p...

Woman Dies After Being Pushed in Front of NYC Subway Train

The deceased's identity has not been released, but there is a suspect in custody, police said. NY police arrested a woman after she allegedly shoved another woman into an oncoming train, killing her in the heart of Times Square. "You can say it's o...

Biden to campaign with Kaine in election eve boost

Both Trump and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence had been in Florida previously and had touted their plan to renew the space program and to refocus it on exploration and science, using public/private partnerships. "I think America w...

Two Iowa police officers slain in ambushes

A woman hugs an Urbandale, Iowa , police officer hours after another officer was fatally shot on November 2, 2016 . Police in Des Moines, Iowa , say two officers have been shot and killed in ambush-style attacks. "They are our friends and co-wor...

2 children and woman killed, 3 hurt in Newark stabbing 2 children and woman killed, 3 hurt in Newark stabbing

Arrington also has an unrelated warrant for sexual assault and aggravated assault, Murray said. Aerial Little Whitehurst, 8, and Al-Jahon Whitehurst, 11, both of Newark, were pronounced dead at University Hospital in Newark at 4:40 p.m., according ...

Utah police officer struck, killed during vehicle pursuit Utah police officer struck, killed during vehicle pursuit

A young police officer in Utah died Sunday morning after getting struck in an overnight auto chase, authorities said. Officers then witnessed three people in the auto steal another vehicle from the parking lot of an apartment complex, police said.

Oregon's Eddie Heard suspended for allegedly punching woman Oregon's Eddie Heard suspended for allegedly punching woman

OR junior defensive end/linebacker Eddie Heard was suspended from the football team after being arrested for allegedly punching a woman at a bar, according to a report. In two seasons at Oregon, Heard has played in 19 career games and has five tota...

300 million children breathe heavily toxic air

UNICEF's report was released just days before the U.N. Climate Change Conference is set to begin in Morocco. UNICEF said that outdoor and indoor pollution were linked to conditions such as pneumonia and other respiratory diseases, which accounte...

Early voting: Tighter race but still good signs for Clinton Early voting: Tighter race but still good signs for Clinton

Donald Trump is neck-and-neck against Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to a new poll released Thursday. As for which voters are more enthusiastic about casting their ballot, researchers found Trump voters are slightly more enthused.

Judge found Iowa police slaying suspect exploited, hit mom Judge found Iowa police slaying suspect exploited, hit mom

An Iowa man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder after two policemen were shot dead on Wednesday. But at a press conference on Thursday, Des Moines Police Chief Dana Wingert called the deaths of Martin and Beminio a "cowardly act...

Absentee ballot changes for Trump don't look likely Absentee ballot changes for Trump don't look likely

Most of the well-kept lawns here are dotted with signs for Sen. A week ago it looked like the fading Trump candidacy would carry huge numbers of Republicans down to defeat. U.S. District Judge Richard Boulware said he doesn't expect to issue a restra...

Dad who got video of dead son charged with endangerment

The arm of the adult holding that child "had a tattoo substantially similar to the tattoo Christian Clark has on her right forearm", though the adult's face can't be seen in the picture, the complaint said. Clark was reported upset with her child...

Jury Reaches Verdict in New Jersey Bridge Plot Trial Jury Reaches Verdict in New Jersey Bridge Plot Trial

A jury has reached a verdict in a case against two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged in a plot to use traffic jams for political retaliation. The motion filed by the legal counsel for Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni , who are e...

Milwaukee police officer terminated Milwaukee police officer terminated

On the evening of October 19, members of Milwaukee Police Department's Internal Affairs Division arrested Milwaukee Police Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown after criminal charges were filed against him earlier in the day. Flynn has said that Smith...

Tronc is crashing after Gannett terminates buyout talks

It also owns the Baltimore Sun , Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel and Hartford Courant titles. Sparking such rumors, perhaps, was the fact that Gannett gave no reason on Tuesday for backing away, saying only that it "has been engaged in dis...

No contract talks underway in 2nd day of faculty strikes No contract talks underway in 2nd day of faculty strikes

Pickets across the state said they were not striking exclusively for health benefits or salary, but to preserve the quality of education for students by supporting every level of faculty. "We are extremely grateful to Governor Wolf for his outstandin...

Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony

Mr Obama said his administration is monitoring the situation closely but will "let it play out for several more weeks". "The injustices done to native people in North Dakota and throughout the country must be addressed", said David Archambault II, ...

Big Ten to schedule Friday night games in 2017 Big Ten to schedule Friday night games in 2017

While details regarding the actual schedule and logistics of TV deals are yet to be determined, the Big Ten and Delany believe it will give some of the less competitive teams more exposure that they wouldn't otherwise get on a Saturday morning.

Gas Price Increase Fears After Pipeline Explosion Gas Price Increase Fears After Pipeline Explosion

But experts say Maryland drivers could see little impact if any. "I think that is all but guaranteed at this point based on what we know now", said Patrick DeHaan, Sr. Colonial Pipeline turned off both the pipelines immediately after the explosion....

Clinton presses into Arizona, Trump focuses on Florida Clinton presses into Arizona, Trump focuses on Florida

Prominent US cyber security company FireEye said it had been hired by Alfa Bank to investigate the records and had been granted access to the bank's systems in Moscow to look for evidence of any relationship with Trump's company or any signs of hac...

FEMA officials in Bryan County this week to help with assistance FEMA officials in Bryan County this week to help with assistance

TTY calls can be made to 1-800-462-7585. The center is closed on Sundays. Homer Tedder, manager at the Disaster Recovery Center encourages residents to come in to meet with representatives face to face. To locate the center nearest to you, call the...

Militants attack NNPC pipeline in Niger Delta Militants attack NNPC pipeline in Niger Delta

Also at the briefing, Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, stressed that the negotiation between the government and the Niger Delta stakeholders was not about money sharing. "Please Your Excellencies, Your Majesties, Distinguished ladies and gentleme...

Modesto to host second stage of 2017 Amgen Tour of California Modesto to host second stage of 2017 Amgen Tour of California

Peter Sagan, the 2015 overall victor and record holder with 15 stage victories since riding for the first time in 2010, will headline next year's competition. The topography around the state capitol is flat, with fast urban circuits around the capita...

Trump used dubious tax avoidance scheme in 1990s Trump used dubious tax avoidance scheme in 1990s

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Donald Trump used an aggressive tax strategy to avoid paying taxes on hundreds of millions of dollars in income in the 1990s, according to a new report in the New York Times. They aren't 100% sure that Trump definitely used th...

Uber and Lyft discriminate against black and women riders Uber and Lyft discriminate against black and women riders

That could be because Lyft drivers see the name and photo of passengers as soon as they request a ride. They also suggested Uber and Lyft audit drivers' behavior. "There is still discrimination happening", said Don MacKenzie, a transportation eng...

3 die in Halloween hayride accident

He says it appears a vehicle struck a flat-bed trailer carrying people about 7:45 p.m. Adults and children were on the trailer. The tragedy reportedly occurred when a Ford F-150 rear-ended the trailer, which was being pulled by a Jeep .

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