by | October 05, 2017 | 04:43

President Trump tossed rolls of paper towels like jump shots to a supportive crowd in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico , praised the response efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and awkwardly marveled at the low death count compared to " a real catastrophe like Katrina ".

by | October 05, 2017 | 04:27

Below the president, diplomats and officials would then strive to manage any fallout with Tehran and America's European allies by emphasizing that the US isn't leaving the deal or applying new nuclear sanctions on Iran. That included his speech last month at the U.N. General Assembly, during which he called the deal "an embarrassment" and hinted to reporters that he was ready to scrap it.

by | October 05, 2017 | 04:08

He said his visit was "not about me" but then praised local officials for offering kind words about the recovery effort and invited one to repeat the "nice things" she'd said earlier. The president said he will meet with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and military officials, first responders and the people of Puerto Rico .

by | October 05, 2017 | 04:08

Other justices were less circumspect. Gerrymandering has become an increasingly divisive issue in recent years, as lower courts have begun striking down what they view as overtly partisan redistricting that tilt elections towards the political parties that draw their districts' maps.

by | October 05, 2017 | 03:07

Russian Federation intervened in support of the regime of Bashar Al Assad in September 2015 and has helped government forces win back large parts of the country. Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group says one of its top commanders has been killed while fighting Daesh in Syria. The Russian defence ministry said three officers were wounded in the September 18 attack and would be decorated, while the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human rights said three Russian soldiers had been killed in ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 02:52

SC officials all inmates have been contained following what an incident inside a maximum-security prison in McCormick County. Authorities were ready to move in to restore order, the McCormick County Sheriff's Office said. All prison staff were safely accounted for, SCDOC officials said. The corrections department also said Wednesday's incident did not affect the entire prison.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:53

Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., especially with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan making clear their priorities are elsewhere. "It shall be unlawful for any person to import, sell, manufacture, transfer or possess, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, a trigger crank, a bump-fire device or any part, combination of parts, component, device, attachment or accessory that is designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:44

You can't fault her on that; finance minister Philip Hammond (known as the Chancellor) even had a cough sweet ready at one point to steady his boss's voice. Her address could be make or break for the prime minister, whose attempt to present a united front at the conference has been undermined by Johnson, a possible leadership contender who received rousing applause for his speech on Tuesday.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:32

Supervisors voted on the motion 4 to 1. Columbus Day will no longer be observed in Los Angeles County after the Board of Supervisors voted to eliminate all references to the holiday and instead observe Indigenous Peoples Day. Theresa Marquez spoke on behalf of her late Native American husband, as well as her daughter and grandchildren. Supervisor Kathryn Barger voted against the motion without comment.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:29

According to the Daily Beast , Casey's partner, Christopher Willemse, posted a short note about her death. The family, in a message relayed by friends gathered outside their home, said they would not speak publicly that evening. "This is unbelievably sad and tragic", Matthews said in a letter to families. "This loss is impacting many of our staff members deeply". She was a 2000 graduate of Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester and received bachelor's and master's degrees in special ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:18

Cops admitted they were not yet sure of the Vegas gunman's motives, with Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo telling reporters: "We have no idea what his belief system was - I can't get into the mind of a psychopath ". Ms Marilou Danley had been a chatty extrovert and a "great neighbour", fond of Zumba and travelling. her family members and neighbours say. She added Danley was likely "even (more) shocked than us" by his actions.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:12

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) made a decision to keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged at 6.0 per cent.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:58

Nevada voters passed a ballot measure past year requiring a background check for firearm transactions between private parties. "The extremism in our politics is driving us apart, and we've got to come together", said Florida Sen. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, as they return from a trip to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:57

The revelation comes amid questions about the whereabouts of Stephen Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, who left the US before Paddock committed the horrific attack that killed 59 and injured at least 515 others. Authorities say 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock killed himself after the shooting. "I know that she don't know anything as well, like us", one sister told Channel 7.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:54

She said: "If you look to Chicago where you had over 4,000 victims of gun-related crimes past year, they have the strictest gun laws in the country". "In any kind of mass shooting, if the shooter had a silencer, it could be very devastating, it could interfere with the law enforcement response, it could make it harder for the potential victims to respond in ways that might reduce their chances of being hit".

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:43

The airstrike on the Al-Nusra leader took place a week after the Russian Defense Ministry confirmed that five prominent Al-Nusra field commanders had been killed in an airstrike in Idlib province in Syria. Washington and the United Nations did not recognize the group's break from al-Qaeda and kept it on terror blacklists. Since 2017, it dominates a coalition of factions called Hayat Tahrir al Sham (HTS).

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:46

The George Foreman vs. Steven Seagal fight would be one of those celebrity spectacles between two senior citizens, but having an actual commission sanction the fight would be tough at their respective ages due to health concerns. He even suggested that the fight be broadcast on pay per view. Anyhow, Foreman wants a scrap and Segal doesn't have to just box, he can use any martial art he likes.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:33

An NRA vote on Wednesday marks the first safety approvals Tepco has received as it tries to restart some reactors for the first time since the 2011 meltdown of three units at its Fukushima plant following an natural disaster and tsunami. Protests were held on Wednesday by anti-nuclear activists, civic groups and evacuees still displaced in the wake of the 2011 disaster, outside the building in central Tokyo where the NRA held its meeting to endorse TEPCO's passing of its safety review.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:28

The claims come after Danley returned to the US from the Philippines on Wednesday on an order from police as the search for answers to America's deadliest mass shooting in modern history continues. More than 500 people were injured, some trampled in the pandemonium in Las Vegas . Trump , who strongly supported gun rights during his bid for the White House, now confronts for the first time as president the tragic aftermath of deadly firearms violence that has routinely claimed ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:56

Prosecutors obtained several emails that indicated the Trump children knew they were misrepresenting the value to buyers, the report said. According to emails obtained by the journalists, the Trump siblings created a knowingly false message to send to potential buyers in the hopes of selling rooms in their struggling real-estate venture.

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:47

Without the three-time Pro Bowler, the Colts (1-3) have struggled. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) during the Indianapolis Colts organized team activities (OTA) at Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center in Indianapolis , IN.

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:45

The gunman who fired on Las Vegas concertgoers from more than 1,000 feet away on Sunday may have used fully automatic weapons - or guns legally modified to act like them - that allowed him to shoot a hail of bullets into the crowd of 22,000 people.

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:40

As the names are coming out and you get to see who they are by name, I speak their names out loud in thoughtful prayer. "When I wake up [sic] today, I think, how am I gonna do a show?" Winfrey praised DeGeneres for her show and said, "So it helps us too".

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:27

The police official in Manila said Danley's trip back to the United States "was co-ordinated with Federal Bureau of Investigation authorities" and that she was returning to clear her name of any involvement in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:17

However, experts in the town of Demre in Southern Turkey have made a bleak discovery beneath a local church . Kids up and down the country are eventually taught that St Nicholas isn't real and is just a family member in a red suit. He was a bishop in Myra during the 4th century, and the person upon whom the Santa Claus character is based. Talking about the excavation, Karabayram said that he is very optimistic about uncovering Saint Nicholas's remains - with researchers from eight ...