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Hawley announces GM settlement brings around $2 million to Missouri


CT served on the multistate investigation's nine-state executive committee. GM is paying a total of $120 million to settle the claims. The settlement spans 49 states and the District of Columbia. The states alleged that some GM employees knew about the issue as early as 2004, but decided it was not a safety concern. The extensive agreement outlines GM's obligations to honestly advertise the safety records of its cars and to maintain global organizations dedicated to vehicle safety and ... Read More »

Many Americans Believe The Media Fabricates Stories About President Trump


Almost half of voters believe the news media fabricates stories about President Donald Trump and his administration, according to a new Politico and Morning Consult poll . Pres. Trump, who frequently feuds with the media, Tweeted that he thinks the number is "much worse". They've gone insane. CNN is a joke. He's been particularly irked the past few weeks after NBC News published a story that claimed his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called him a "moron" and wanted to resign this summer. Read More »

Louisiana oil rig explodes, at least 7 injured


Kenner Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kriss Fortunato said that at least seven people were injured and authorities were actively searching for one missing person, The Times-Picayune reported. A statement from Clovelly Oil said Monday that three oil wells near the destroyed platform were shuttered at the time of the explosion. "There has been no sign of environmental impact, but the extra measure is in keeping with Clovelly Oil's long term commitment to responsibility". Read More »

Virginia students drop, cover and hold on during Great ShakeOut


According to a press release from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), 1.7 million people in the southeast and are registered to participate . When the quake ends, motorists should proceed with caution and avoid bridges or ramps that may have been damaged. The statewide drill is scheduled at 10:19 a.m. Read More »

Hamas must disarm, recognize Israel if it joins Palestinians


The move came after two days of negotiations in the Egyptian capital on the governing of the Gaza Strip as part of the most serious effort to date to end the 10-year rift between the rival Palestinian groups. Germany is criticizing Israel's plans to build some 3,000 new housing units in West Bank settlements, saying they undermine the possibility of a two-state solution to the long conflict with the Palestinians. Read More »

La Nina to influence winter weather, officials predict

So, for the meteorological winter which is December through February, the Climate Prediction Center predicts a chance of warmer-than-normal winter from about St. NOAA graphic shows winter precipitation outlook. For the United States, La Nina would reduce precipitation across much of the South, with limited increases in the far north. Read More »

Minnesota Gets A One Year Real ID Extension


This means the federal government will continue to recognize Oklahoma driver's licenses and ID cards until that time. MVD has partnered with Montana State University Billings to develop a public information campaign to relay information to the public regarding REAL ID compliance. Read More »

Security ramped up for white nationalist Richard Spencer's Florida event


In August, Spencer and other white supremacists marched in Charlottesville and on the University of Virginia campus. But in a climate in which the conversation is focused on affordability, ROI and the public burden of higher education, framing opposition to allowing these individuals on campus is an incredibly savvy move which will catch the attention of the same legislators who seek to push through bills to protect free speech above all. Read More »

In bluntest ever remarks, U.S. talks up India to counter China


China, a strategic rival to both the United States and India, is also vital to Trump's efforts to roll back North Korea's efforts to create nuclear-tipped missiles capable of reaching the United States, an issue expected to top the agenda in Trump's November 8-10 Beijing visit. Read More »

FBI Knew About Russian Uranium One Kickbacks

This comes after the outlet published an in-depth investigation reporting that the FBI had gathered evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery and extortion as part of a broader plan to grow Russia's energy business in the U.S in 2010. Read More »

Anne Frank Halloween costume pulled after criticism


A Phoenix-based costume shop removed their Anne Frank costume from their website Sunday after receiving a lot of criticism on social media. Online retailer HalloweenCostumes.com rightfully caught major flak Monday for selling a "WW2 Anne Frank Girls Costume". Read More »

15 candidates file nominations for HP Assembly polls on Day 3


The Election Commission (EC) on October 12 announced elections in Himachal Pradesh. Virbhadra Singh had earlier said he wanted to contest the election from a seat that the Congress had not won in any previous polls. According to the Congress' list, Virbhadra Singh, who represented Shimla Rural in the outgoing assembly, will contest from Arki and the state party chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will from Nadaun. Read More »

Seven policemen killed in Pakistan blast


The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the vehicle bombing, which took place in the Saryab Road area of Quetta , the provincial capital of Baluchistan. Medical Superintendent of the Civil Hospital Quetta , Shah Jahan, said that seven bodies including six policemen, and 24 injured, mostly policemen, have been brought to the hospital. Read More »

Hotel Says Wounded Las Vegas Security Guard Is Safe


MGM Resorts, the company that runs the Mandalay Bay Hotel, said in a statement that Campos "wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing". Campos had held up with public appearances until now. If he hadn't said that, I'd have been hit. "Whether it was metro, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the community especially coming to together to help everyone in need, the first responders, even the people that got called in to assist in the hospitals, and just everything is to ... Read More »

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie has died


He was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2015, but did not make the diagnosis public until spring a year ago, following which the band released a new album, " Man Machine Poem ", in June. "Gord said he had lived many lives", it continued. Indigenous leaders are praising Gord Downie's contribution to reconciliation as they mourn his death. Read More »

Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to US


The ban had broad restrictions on immigration from North Korea, Syria, and Somalia, creating an exception for Iranian students upon enhanced screening, and barring entry of immigrants and nonimmigrants from Chad, Libya and Yemen on business, tourist or business-tourist visas. Read More »

Kenya's top electoral officer flees ahead of rescheduled elections


One of Kenya's eight election commissioners quit on Wednesday in a searing statement accusing her colleagues of political bias and saying an upcoming presidential election can not be credible. At least 37 people have died in violence since the August vote, including four killed in confrontations between police and protesters in the past week. Read More »

Narendra Modi fierce attack on Congress-Gandhians ahead of Gujarat elections


In a morning tweet in Hindi, Mr Gandhi issued a "weather report" ahead of the PM's Gujarat visit, saying: "Weather report: Ahead of elections, Gujarat will today have rain of rhetoric", using the Hindi phrase jumlon ki baarish. Are they all anti-Gujarati, in spite of being from Gujarat? " Gujarat has always been treated like a thorn by the Gandhi family and their party. Read More »

Jerusalem joyful at Trump's crackdown on Iran

Last week, Trump refused to formally certify that Iran was complying with the nuclear deal, defying both allies and adversaries. Congress must now decide whether to reimpose some economic sanctions that were lifted as part of the nuclear deal in return for Iran limiting sensitive nuclear activities. Read More »

Man suspected of killing three workmates linked to a second shooting


The suspect opened fire with a handgun at Emmorton Business Park Wednesday morning in Harford County in northeastern Maryland. The two patients being treated at Shock Trauma are both in critical condition, Shock Trauma said on Twitter. "He came back to our business justifying what he did was right because the other guy was saying some things that he did not like", the employee wrote in the application, adding that Prince came back to the business three times after he was sacked. Read More »

'Nuclear war may break out any moment' - North Korea


He added that it is North Korea's prerogative to possess nuclear weapons, as it is the matter of their self-defense. Even within Trump's administration, there are conflicts over how to deal with North Korea . In an interview with Bloomberg , NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that finding a diplomatic solution to the conflict between the US and North Korea is essential. Read More »

Neutron stars colliding 'unlocks mysteries of space and time'


The cataclysmic aftermaths of this kind of merger - long-predicted events called kilonovae - disperse heavy elements such as gold and platinum throughout the universe. The MeerKAT radio telescope under construction in the Karoo, and several optical telescopes managed by the South African Astronomical Observatory were also involved in observing the event, which scientists have dubbed GW178017. Read More »

NAFTA Talks Extend Into 2018 Amid Deadlock


Officials from the three countries had hoped to conclude the negotiations by year's end but now expect the talks to continue into 2018. His administration believes that its proposals will protect US businesses, mainly manufacturing, and will decrease the USA trade deficits with Mexico and Canada. Read More »

Russia Unveils Plans To Introduce Blockchain-Based CryptoRuble Currency


Nikiforov also reportedly said that if Russian Federation didn't do it, European authorities might beat them to the punch. This time, more details have emerged, indicating that the new currency will be centralized and can't be mined. I am so confident to declare that we will run CryptoRuble just for one simple reason: if we don't, our neighbors in the Eurasian Economic Community will do it in a couple of months. Read More »