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Miley Cyrus campaigns for Hillary Clinton at George Mason University Miley Cyrus campaigns for Hillary Clinton at George Mason University
- October 25, 2016

The colorfully dressed Cyrus - she was wearing a furry blue jacket, strapless top with a massive blue bow, plus a fuzzy, hot pink headband - shocked numerous students whose doors she knocked on. And six months ago, she participated in a celebrity video pushing Sanders as the Democratic nominee over Clinton. Meanwhile, Mrs Clinton is said to be riding high in the polls. (more...)
5 killed in wrong-way crash on I-495 5 killed in wrong-way crash on I-495
- October 25, 2016

When the cars collided, police say the vehicle with four Mass. residents in it burst into flames. The victims' names have not been released. All five died in the collision, which occurred around 12:11 a.m., Monday. The head-on crash caused the vehicle heading the right direction to burst into flames, killing all four occupants. "There is no indication that time allowed for evasive action by the northbound operator to avoid the vehicle traveling the wrong way", Thomas said during a news ... (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti Doubts Chelsea's Title Credentials With Antonio Conte
- October 25, 2016

Chelsea are now fifth in the Premier League table and host Manchester United on Sunday, with Ancelotti insisting that Conte will be a success eventually. "I saw this. I'm very happy, above all for my players". 'It's easy to say we needed to work harder but after Arsenal we knew we had to show that we had quality, and we have done that in the last three games. (more...)
Philippines says to keep USA ties but will not be subservient
- October 24, 2016

Then came the damage control. Trade and investment cooperation with the United States will continue despite President Duterte's pronouncement that he is cutting military and economic ties with the world's largest economy, the Philippines' trade chief vowed yesterday. (more...)
Company in fatal Boston water main break faced violations Company in fatal Boston water main break faced violations
- October 23, 2016

Other workers, he said, were able to escape the trench. Two workers in Boston were killed when a water main gave way and flooded a deep trench where they were working. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh arrived at the scene shortly after 1:30 p.m. "I would say the street is going to be shut down for quite some time", he said. (more...)
Ex-NSA Contractor Accused of Stealing 'Breathtaking' Amount of Secret Information
- October 22, 2016

And as Carrie has reported , prosecutors have also said that they intend to file Espionage Act charges against him. If convicted, he could face ten years in prison on each count. Martin, 51, a computer expert and Ph.D. student, was arrested August 27 after he posted something on the internet that drew the attention of FBI agents investigating the appearance of highly classified NSA hacking tools for sale on the web. (more...)
3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election 3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election
- October 22, 2016

In the letter, Zakharov offered to have an officer "present at one of the ballot station (s) of Texas with the goal of studying the USA experience in organization of voting process". The head of Russia's Central Election Commission told RT , the Kremlin-backed media outfit, that "Americans obstruct Russia's attempts to monitor their elections because they see them as a threat". (more...)
Badgers volleyball: Wisconsin drops three spots to No. 4 in coaches poll Badgers volleyball: Wisconsin drops three spots to No. 4 in coaches poll
- October 21, 2016

I like the Iowa Hawkeyes to win this game. So is redshirt sophomore Jeremy Patterson , who has yet to play this season. "The biggest thing was what was our response going to be". While the team's mentality for a road game is no different than a Saturday at Camp Randall, there is an added level of excitement to being on the road. (more...)
Donald Trump Says Donald Trump Says "We Have Some Bad Hombres Here" During Debate
- October 20, 2016

Trump said in his Arizona address: "Cities that refuse to cooperate with federal authorities will not receive taxpayer dollars, and we will work with Congress to pass legislation to protect those jurisdictions that do assist federal authorities". (more...)
Pasquali's Pix: Two SEC games could be altered by Hurricane Matthew
- October 20, 2016

Parrish intercepted a pass from Perry Orth at the 28-yard line to give Georgia great field position to open up the second quarter. "Looking forward to playing the 'Dogs". The school said Wednesday that the game would remain at Williams-Brice in Columbia, regardless of the date . Thousands of residents now are evacuating from the state's coastal areas, and Governor Nikki Haley warned South Carolinians not to take the storm lightly during a Thursday evening news conference. (more...)
Vet's daughter: Sen. Johnson didn't do enough for her family
- October 20, 2016

Wisconsin's two candidates for U.S. Senate debated one final time Tuesday night. The candidates mirrored their party's presidential candidate's views on the Affordable Care Act. TRUMP VS. CLINTON: Both candidates defended their party's presidential nominees. The St. Norbert College Wisconsin Survey released this week had Clinton 8 points ahead of Trump and Feingold 12 points ahead of Johnson. (more...)
Jaguars' come-from-behind victory over Bears marks progress Jaguars' come-from-behind victory over Bears marks progress
- October 18, 2016

I'm going to have to go back to practice and catch a thousand balls. Here's everything you need to know to watch the Jaguars vs Bears game, or follow along as we bring you the latest updates, real-time scores, live commentary, and play-by-play highlights in the comments section below. (more...)
Big 12 decides not to expand conference
- October 18, 2016

The Big 12 is scheduled to hold a press conference at 5:30 p.m.to discuss its decision following meetings on Monday. For the first three seasons of the four-team College Football Playoff, whose 12-member selection committee also meets near the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, the Big 12 has been the lone league without a conference championship game for the committee to impute. (more...)
Defining his education legacy, Obama touts climbing graduation rates Defining his education legacy, Obama touts climbing graduation rates
- October 18, 2016

A White House fact sheet points to several key investments in education made throughout the Obama Administration that may have attributed to higher high school graduation rates. The White House says the rise in graduation rates over the past four years reflect efforts to reform and improve schools across the nation, embrace college and career-readiness standards, and close achievement gaps. (more...)
USA probe finds racial bias by San Francisco police
- October 16, 2016

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged to pledged to respond to the findings. COPS director Ronald Davis wrote in a statement that the report's recommendations "provide an opportunity for the police department to address these deficiencies and advance the police department to meet the best practices of 21st century policing ". (more...)
Newtown families to appeal gun suit's dismissal Newtown families to appeal gun suit's dismissal
- October 15, 2016

But Bellis ruled that neither of the definitions of negligence in CT law or the PLCAA fit this case. "A plaintiff under CUTPA must allege some kind of consumer, competitor, or other commcercial relationship with a defendant, and the plaintiffs here have alleged no such relationship". (more...)
Vote to raise New Jersey gas tax by 23 cents rescheduled
- October 15, 2016

However, we would remain below NY and Pennsylvania, where motorists pay the highest gas tax in the country. New Jersey residents and those traveling in and out of the state are upset about the tax increase. Christie issued an executive order in June halting all non-emergency work while lawmakers tried to hash out a compromise. Wealthy estates and high-income retirees would probably see a net benefit. (more...)
'Debris flying everywhere' as tornado, rain wallop Northwest
- October 15, 2016

Tillamook County Sheriff Andy Long said the Manzanita tornado path was about "ten streets long" and traveled "right through the center of town", Long said. In Oregon, Portland General Electric reported that more than 4,000 customers were without power early Friday. Wind and rain damage reports were starting to come in and before noon, Seattle City Light reported that over 15,000 customers were without power, with large outages in Magnolia and Queen Anne. (more...)
Suspect In Boston Police Shootings Said He Was Bounty Hunter
- October 14, 2016

Once inside, Evans said, "We heard officers screaming on the radio 303", which is code for shots fired. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said his office will lead an independent investigation into Figueroa's death, as it does whenever a police officer uses deadly force. (more...)
Bomb suspect enters plea in police shootings
- October 14, 2016

He is also charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful goal. With his court-appointed lawyer, Peter Liguori, standing bedside in hospital scrubs, Rahimi lay still with a blanket pulled up to his neck during the hearing. (more...)
Abilene firefighters aim to save lives with prevention Abilene firefighters aim to save lives with prevention
- October 14, 2016

If you have questions about the age of your smoke detector, call Sheridan Fire-Rescue at 674-7244. The National Fire Protection Agency also recommends that smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years . The motto for Fire Prevention Week 2016 is a simple one: "Don't wait, Check the date". We're sharing these statistics because October 9-15 is national Fire Prevention Week . (more...)
HK democracy activist detained on arrival in Thailand
- October 13, 2016

Officials said they were under orders not to speak to the media about why Wong had been refused entry. After arriving in Hong Kong, Wong stated that he had not been allowed to contact family members or a lawyer while detained in Bangkok. Hong Kong activists have faced troubles while traveling to China and other Asian countries before. The concerns of Wong's followers and pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were heightened in the backdrop of the disappearance of a Hong Kong book seller ... (more...)
Trump further on the back foot after release of lewd remarks Trump further on the back foot after release of lewd remarks
- October 13, 2016

But Giuliani also sheepishly conceded in multiple interviews that when the nominee bragged in the 2005 tape of using his celebrity status to grope women, he was describing sexual assault. We can not allow this man to become president. He should withdraw, " part of her message posted on her official social media handles read. After a video of Trump making vulgar comments about women surfaced Friday, Republicans such as US Senator Mike Lee of Utah and Senator Mark Kirk of IL urged Trump ... (more...)
Former Portuguese leader, refugee chief primed to be new United Nations head
- October 13, 2016

He applauded the work of the current Secretary General - Ban Ki-moon from South Korea - whose mandate comes to an end at the end of the year. He also paid tribute to his predecessor, Ban Ki.moon, and urged United Nations member states to support him in his work until the end of his mandate as secretary general in December. (more...)
'Weak and ineffective leader': Donald Trump slams 'disloyal' Paul Ryan
- October 12, 2016

Ryan essentially conceded defeat, saying he would devote his energy to ensuring Clinton doesn't get a "blank check" as president with a Democratic-controlled Congress, according to people on his private conference call with GOP House members. (more...)
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes Big Ten's preseason Player of the Year Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes Big Ten's preseason Player of the Year
- October 12, 2016

Here's the full 2016-17 Preseason All-Big Ten team, led by Preseason Player of the Year Nigel Hayes. Not only did the Badgers extend their streak of top-four finishes in the Big Ten to 15 seasons despite Bo Ryan retiring in mid-December and being replaced by Greg Gard, they advanced to the second weekend of the NCAA tournament for the fifth time in six seasons. (more...)
Pence: I never considered leaving Trump ticket
- October 12, 2016

I have tremendous support. " It's because she's so bad ", he said. Lee said in a video posted on his Facebook page early Saturday morning: "You, sir, are the distraction". just obfuscated or ignored or refused to respond". "I don't condone what was said and I spoke out against it", he said. Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence says he can not condone or defend Donald Trump's comments about women. (more...)
North Carolina rescues storm victims as Matthew heads out to sea
- October 11, 2016

In the United States, the death toll rose to at least 19 people. McCrory warned that flooding remained an acute threat to people across central and eastern North Carolina . CHARLESTON, S.C./SAVANNAH, Ga. Matthew was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Sunday as it struck North Carolina and Virginia with a diminished yet still potent punch, causing flooding and widespread power outages along the U.S. (more...)
Cubs RHP Hendricks leaves after taking liner off forearm Cubs RHP Hendricks leaves after taking liner off forearm
- October 10, 2016

They've given you no reason to doubt their quality. Yes, that Steve Bartman . He picked a good night to predict something insane. Hendricks left the game with two outs in the fourth inning after being struck by a hard liner by Angel Pagan . (more...)
Syria: US on verge of ending peace talks with Russian Federation Syria: US on verge of ending peace talks with Russian Federation
- October 10, 2016

Kerry "made clear" the United States holds Russian Federation responsible for the carnage, especially for using incendiary and bunker-buster bombs in an urban environment, which Kirby called "a drastic escalation that puts civilians at great risk". (more...)

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