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Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from MI overpass

Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from MI overpass In coming to the decision on second-degree murder charges, Leyton said MI law doesn't call for first-degree murder charges in this case. Anger is 17 but the ages of the other teens are still unclear. "It's not a prank", Pickell said. Five Michigan teens will be charged for dropping a rock from an overpass and killing a man, police said. Pickell said this case goes beyond teens joking around. [Full Article...]

Australian researchers help identify new genetic markers of breast cancer

Australian researchers help identify new genetic markers of breast cancer University of Toronto researchers have helped identify 72 new genetic variants that contribute to the risk of developing breast cancer as part of a major global collaboration involving hundreds of researchers worldwide. Scientists have found one in five women have a high genetic risk of breast cancer . "We have developed new methods to try and predict what these genetic variants are doing and... [Full Article...]

A Timeline - And Questions - About The Niger Firefight That Killed US Troops

A Timeline - And Questions - About The Niger Firefight That Killed US Troops Joseph Dunford. French air support was called in by the troops one hour after the assault began. But no bombs were dropped. Still later, French attack helicopters arrived on station, and a Niger quick-reaction force arrived. Dunford said the drone did not launch a strike and he hadn't witnessed video from the surveillance. USA forces accompanied that Nigerien unit on a reconnaissance mission t... [Full Article...]

US, Japan and South Korea Reaffirm Cooperation

US, Japan and South Korea Reaffirm Cooperation The U.S., Japan and South Korea have issued a statement condemning, in the strongest terms, North Korea's continued provocative actions including North Korea's two recent missile launches that overflew Japan and its September 3, 2017 nuclear test. [Full Article...]

President Trump Awards Medal of Honor to Special Forces Medic

He volunteers with groups like the American Legion as well as a local soup kitchen, fixes broken appliances for his elderly and disabled neighbors, donates his hair for people with cancer, makes lunches for children who don't have enough to eat and organizes community gatherings "to bring people together, which is something we need all over the world and certainly in our country", Trump said. [Full Article...]

National Weather Service: Wind advisory for central NY, 50 miles per hour gusts likely

National Weather Service: Wind advisory for central NY, 50 miles per hour gusts likely Wind will be from the northwest gusting to between 40 and 50 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy; low of 49. The advisory is in effect until 10 a.m., and it covers northeast CT and parts of MA. The weather will dry out from late Wednesday through the end of the week, with the chance of showers increasing again by Sunday and a decidedly fall feeling prevailing through most of the 10-day. [Full Article...]

Renée Zellweger Will Play Judy Garland in Forthcoming Film Judy

Renée Zellweger Will Play Judy Garland in Forthcoming Film Judy The movie finds Garland "exhausted", "fragile", and "haunted by memories of a childhood lost to Hollywood", according to a press release from Pathé and Calamity Films, which is producing the project. Is it rude to cast Zellweger as Judy Garland mere moths before she died? The film will feature some of Garland's best known and most loved songs, sung by Zellweger. [Full Article...]

It's Official, James Comey Is On Twitter

LawFare blogger Benjamin Wittes-a personal friend of Comey's-has tweeted that the "Reinhold Niebuhr " account using the handle @FormerBu "is in fact, James Comey himself". The account was rumoured, but not confirmed, to be Comey's. James Comey's Twitter account has been revealed and it is already intriguing the public. [Full Article...]

Cardi B Backs Boycott Of Hotel That Kicked Her Out

Cardi B Backs Boycott Of Hotel That Kicked Her Out When Albany police arrived around 1 a.m., the team was packing up their belongings and getting ready to vacate the hotel. "She was rightfully upset with hotel staff, who again made the decision they had to leave", Smith told the Daily News. [Full Article...]

NYPD rescues 2 runaway teens held captive in 'trap house'

NYPD rescues 2 runaway teens held captive in 'trap house' The pair, who went missing on Tuesday night, were tacked down to a property in New York after one of them managed to send their Global Positioning System location to her dad using her mobile, the New York Post reports. The girl refused to answer and the man left the scene on foot toward Nostrand Avenue. The next day, at about 11:15 a.m., he approached the boy outside the home and asked him s... [Full Article...]

Kenya central bank sells dollars as election worries hammer shilling

Kenya central bank sells dollars as election worries hammer shilling The bad blood between the sides was underscored Monday by the charging of Ruth Odinga, the opposition leader's sister, accused of damaging IEBC property and inciting violence. Fred Matiang'i, a Cabinet secretary in charge of internal security, on Monday condemned what he called the "politics of anarchy" and said any Kenyans who choose to demonstrate should do so peacefully. [Full Article...]

Podesta Group now part of special counsel probe into Russian collusion

Podesta Group now part of special counsel probe into Russian collusion According to the media report, the inquiry grew out of Mueller's examination of the finances of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , according to the sources. As the Associated Press reported in August 2016, Manafort had at one point successfully helped the party to route $2.2 million in payments to USA lobbying groups, a revelation that resulted in his prompt resig... [Full Article...]

Minister says IS fighters 'must be killed'

Minister says IS fighters 'must be killed' The militants have been retreating across northern and eastern Syria, days after having been defeated in Raqqa, the one-time "capital" of the group's self-proclaimed caliphate. On October 1, Islamic State militants managed to infiltrate the town of al-Qaryatayn, which was under government control. In the video, a town resident said ISIS "monsters" killed more than 100 people, including soldiers an... [Full Article...]

Lowell residents in shock after boy dies in pit bull attack

Lowell residents in shock after boy dies in pit bull attack When police arrived, the child was already dead, Fox News reported. Residents in the area told investigators the boy was playing outside with his older brother and the dogs were in a fenced off area. "Just a bad, awful loss of a child". Following the attack, one of the pit bulls escaped the enclosed area, but was found and euthanized shortly after. [Full Article...]

DC appeals court blocks teen's abortion access

DC appeals court blocks teen's abortion access The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Friday ordered the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in a 2-1 decision to find and release the 17-year-old girl - known in court documents only as Jane Doe - to a sponsor by 5 p.m. [Full Article...]

Animal Crossing Direct announced for upcoming mobile game

Animal Crossing Direct announced for upcoming mobile game The Nintendo Direct broadcast will not be live and might be canceled without prior notice, if Nintendo suffers issues with the system. The open ended gameplay of Animal Crossing is ideal for a free-to-play mobile game, and indeed that will be the business model for the upcoming smartphone version. [Full Article...]

Fighting in Marawi ends

Fighting in Marawi ends Security officials on Monday officially declared the end of the fighting in Marawi City, exactly five months to the day when Maute terrorists seized the Islamic city. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had been quoted by local media on Thursday saying that Mahmud had been killed. In a statement, the US Embassy cited how the Armed Forces of the Philippines requested for examination of Hapilon's... [Full Article...]

George Clooney slams Woody Allen's 'witch hunt' comment after Harvey Weinstein scandal

George Clooney slams Woody Allen's 'witch hunt' comment after Harvey Weinstein scandal The actress and entrepreneur accused him of making advances when she was 22 years old and set to star in the film "Emma", allegedly "placing his hands on her" and suggesting she give him a massage in a private hotel room. Matt Damon and George Clooney say that they did not know until this month that Harvey Weinstein was allegedly sexually harassing and assaulting dozens of women over the co... [Full Article...]

'Upset and Hurt': Fallen Soldier's Widow on Trump's Condolence Call

'Upset and Hurt': Fallen Soldier's Widow on Trump's Condolence Call The widow of Sgt. President Donald Trump on Monday disputed a widow's account of a condolence call he made to her following the death of her husband in Niger earlier this month. Sgt. La David Johnson was among the American soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger. "Why couldn't I see my husband? They are trying to assassinate my character, and they are assassinating their own because everythi... [Full Article...]

Tatjana Wheel-sculptor: Prominent radio journalist in Moscow stabbed

Tatjana Wheel-sculptor: Prominent radio journalist in Moscow stabbed Ekho Moskvy is one of the few outlets for independent journalism in Russian Federation, often featuring reports and discussions deemed to be sharply critical of the Kremlin, despite being owned by the media arm of energy giant Gazprom. Felgengauer is one of the station's deputy editors and a longtime presenter of a morning news programme. The Echo of Moscow radio has been the mouthpiece of the c... [Full Article...]


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