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Violence erupts at Georgia Tech after campus police kill Scout Schultz


Chaos erupted as the protests turned violent with a police auto being torched and officers surrounded and attacked. Police arrested three individuals and have charged them with inciting a riot and battery of an officer. Lynne Schultz told the Journal-Constitution her oldest child had struggled with depression and attempted suicide two years ago. Bill Schultz said his child, originally from Maryland, was on track to graduate a semester early - intent on a career in engineering. Read More »

Undocumented Immigrants are Suing Trump over DACA


But representatives from the White House said the decision is based entirely on following the rule of law. "We need to have a conversation, but that was completely one-sided", Pelosi told reporters afterward, Politico reported . "Dreamers", a nickname used for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children or by parents who overstayed visas, immigration activists and students made up the crowd of up to 150 at the CSU campus Monday afternoon. Read More »

USGS field crews in Puerto Rico are preparing for Hurricane Maria


The territory is under a hurricane watch - meaning hurricane conditions could become present - and that watch could be extended to Puerto Rico by early today. The National Hurricane Center has classified Hurricane Maria as a category five storm as of Monday night. "Jose is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 3 to 5 inches over eastern Long Island, southeast CT, southern Rhode Island, and southeast MA, including Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, through Wednesday", the ... Read More »

Maria Becomes a Hurricane

It could dump about 20 inches of rain on the Leeward Islands that could cause life threatening mudslides and flash floods. Several of these Caribbean islands, including Barbuda and St. Tropical storm watches are in effect for a large portion of the East Coast from southern DE to Cape Cod. A slightly weaker but larger Hurricane Jose continued on a path northward just off the East Coast on Monday . Read More »

Police searching for woman caught pooping in neighborhood yards


Investigators with The Colorado Springs Police Department have no idea how to wrap their heads around this caca case. She ran by it like 15 times yesterday and she still pooped, ' Budde said. Johnathan Sharketti told KKTV . "For someone to repeatedly do such a thing ... it's uncharted territory for me". If you by chance have a Mad Pooper tip for the CSPD, you can contact them at 719-444-7240. Read More »

Father Charged With Murder In Deaths Of 3 Children


Around midnight, CHP noticed the suspect's vehicle on westbound I-80 near El Camino. West Sacramento police Sgt. Roger Kinney said, police responded another call that "there were possibly three children deceased", the officers were on their way at that time. Read More »

U.S. deploys 3000 additional troops to Afghanistan


The move follows a shift in United States policy that previously looked to withdraw forces. Washington .Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S.is sending another 3,000 troops to Afghanistan, an increase of over 25 percent in the number of American forces there, Voice of America reported.Mattis told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that the boost in US troop strength would be "over 3,000", but he declined to name a specific number. Read More »

Secretary Mattis Issues Interim Guidance on Transgender Personnel Service


The fight against Trumps' transgender military ban is far from over if these senators have anything to say about it. The measure was co-sponsored by Senator John McCain, a senior Republican figure who leads the Senate Armed Services Committee, so is likely to gain wide traction and raises the possibility that Trump's ban will be overturned before it ever can go into effect. Read More »

San Andreas Fault: 3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Los Angeles


A map from seismologists show weak to moderate shaking in the area. Employees in NBC News' Los Angeles bureau in Universal City felt a sharp jolt and saw swaying lights and television monitors. Fortunately, the quake wasn't powerful enough to cause any significant damage, so the stars in L.A. woke up in the middle of the night to have some fun on what people are dubbing "Earthquake Twitter". Read More »

Boris Johnson Deserves To Sacked As Foreign Secretary, Says Ken Clarke


Mr Johnson has been accused of "back-seat driving" the Brexit talks after he published a 4,000-word article setting out his vision for a clean-break Brexit and the UK's future outside the EU. She said: "MPs don't want a leadership bid, the members of the party don't want a leadership bid and nobody in the country wants a leadership election right now". Read More »

Parsons Green: Second arrest over Tube bombing

A spokesman said: "The 21-year-old man [B] was arrested in Hounslow at around 23:50hrs on Saturday, 16 September". And less than two hours later, a crude device partially detonated on the London Underground's District Line at Parsons Green tube station, injuring nearly 30 people. Read More »

Russian Military Denies Firing Rockets at Journalists at Zapad-2017 Drills


The report said that one person was hospitalized. While no information in the press about the state of emergency still was not, though, according to the source, the incident occurred "yesterday". Unexpected incident occurred at the training ground Luzhsky near St. Petersburg during the Zapad 2017 (West 2017) exercises. "All rumors in the social networks about salvoes fired on a crowd of journalists and heavy casualties are either a deliberate provocation or just somebody's foolish act", the ... Read More »

US Warplanes Drop Live Bombs in North Korea 'Show of Force'


Military options available to the United States range from non-lethal actions such as a naval blockade to enforce sanctions to waging cyber attacks and positioning new US weaponry in South Korea, where the United States has 28,500 troops. Could this be where North Koreans would shelter from NUCLEAR WAR? - Trump calls his South Korean counterpart . U.S. Pacific Command maintains the ability to respond to any threat in the Indo-Asia-Pacific theater at a moment's notice. Read More »

Dylann Roof Wants To Fire His Lawyers Because They Are Not White


Due to their race, he wrote, it was "quite literally impossible that they and I could have the same interests relating to my case". A focal point of Roof's trial was his request to drop his defense team and represent himself. When he reached Roof, the latter was alone after two detention officers assigned to be with him had mysteriously left the area. After the jury deliberated for two hours [VIDEO ]and came back with a unanimous guilty verdict, the presiding Judge, Richard Gergel, then ... Read More »

Tim Duncan Asks for Hurricane Irma Donations


May - facing criticism of the British response - insisted that her government's reaction had been "speedy". The rebuilding effort, however, is a "mammoth task", Sanders said. "It was insane. The green island we knew was gone - it's all brown". Matt and Zoe Caveney, from Liverpool, were forced to spend much of their honeymoon confined to their hotel room at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Read More »

Hurricane Maria hits Dominica as Category 5 storm


Although Maria is taking a more southerly approach than Irma did, parts of the Caribbean are gearing up for yet another very bad storm. Maria should become a major storm over the next two days, which could cause wind speeds to vary slightly if it undergoes eyewall replacements, which big storms are prone to do. Read More »

Teenage Girl Dies After Allegedly Thrown Off School Building In India


However, her family has alleged that their daughter did not fall off the building, but was thrown. Deoria SP Rajiv Malhotra, said the incident occurred at Modern City Montessori Intermediate College at around 11 am. "School students came home to inform me, no teacher came.", added the distressed father. As per Hindustan Times , Police are on the look out for some teachers and the principal of the school who absconded after the incident. Read More »

Will Hurricane Maria affect UNF?


The northeast part of the Caribbean expecting a strike from Maria is still recovering from Irma's wrath two weeks ago. With already destroyed structures and the powerful winds of Maria could hamper efforts even further. As of 4 p.m. Monday, Maria was less than 50 miles off the coast of the island Dominica and was heading west around 9 mph. Governor Ricardo Rosselló said , "We want to alert the people of Puerto Rico that this is not an event like we've ever seen before". Read More »

Pelosi defends Dream Act, deal with Trump at Sacramento event


They chanted: "Shut down ICE" and "All of us or none of us". "Democrats created an out-of-control deportation machine and handed it over to Trump", protesters shouted as they surrounded Pelosi while holding banners that read "fight 4 all immigrants" and "Democrats are deporters". Read More »

Body of missing man found in Kansas auto park after 8 months


Police found Potter's body inside his work vehicle at the Kansas City International Airport Sept. 12 after they were alerted to a foul odor , the Kansas City Star reported. According to family members, Randy Potter was reported missing in January. "Our goal is to find what happened and why". What was done, what wasn't done. Read More »

CBI arrests BJD MLA Pravat Ranjan Biswal in Odisha chit fund scam


Mr Biswal and his wife Laxmi Bilasini Biswal were in the past grilled several times by the central investigative agency in connection with a fraudulent land deal with the Sea Shore Chief Prashan Das. However, Mr Dash had cancelled the deal later and wanted his money back, the sources said. Dash was arrested by the CBI from Mumbai in December 2013 for allegedly duping hundreds of poor people, who had invested over Rs 500 crore in his company hoping for better returns. Read More »

North Korea's Nuke Program Won't End Until 'Equilibrium of Real Force' Achieved


North Korea then warned: "The four islands of the archipelago should be sunken into the sea by the nuclear bomb of Juche". White House National Security Adviser H.R. The UNSC on Monday unanimously adopted new sanctions on North Korea for conducting its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3. The two Hwasong-12 launches over Japan indicate North Korea is moving toward using angles close to operational to evaluate whether its warheads can survive the harsh conditions of atmospheric ... Read More »

Woman fakes seizure to avoid robbery on San Francisco train


The note, scrawled on a torn piece of notebook paper, claimed guns were pointed at the victim and directed her to hand her wallet and purse behind her without looking and get off the train at Civic Center. "I was very impressed with myself". She slumped to the side and started shaking and crying, she said. However they didn't noticed her stress, and left at the next stop. Read More »

Tropical Storm Maria Is Now Likely to Become a Major Hurricane

Eustatius and St. Lucia. Forecasters say Hurricane Maria has become a Category 5 storm as the eye nears Dominica . "Maria could also affect the British and US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by mid week as a risky major hurricane, and hurricane waters could be issued for these islands as early tonight", the NHC continued. Read More »

Sean Spicer fibs again - Emmy audience not 'largest ever, period'


Just as Trump had been thin-skinned in employing a spokesman to exaggerate the size of his inaugural crowd, this source said, Colbert was mocking himself by using Spicer to overstate the size of his TV viewership. That line reprised one that Spicer used to describe the skimpy audience at Trump's inauguration. Now Spicer is gone from the White House. He should know the dangers of appearing too chummy: late-night competitor Jimmy Fallon still hasn't recovered from the bad feelings ... Read More »

U.S. ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'


Trump asked Moon "how Rocket Man is doing" - as the USA president put it in a Sunday morning tweet - and took note of the "long gas lines forming in North Korea ", presumably as a result of the stricter sanctions recently implemented. Read More »

PM Abbasi reaches NY, will address UNGA session on Thursday


PM Abbasi further said that Pakistan is open to investment by foreign companies and looking forward to more U.S. companies to invest in various fields here, according to the statement. Pakistan's prime minister will highlight key regional and global issues, including Kashmir and Rohingya Muslims issues, in his address to one of the largest gatherings of leaders from around the globe, according to Ambassador Lodhi who briefed journalists on the premier's engagement at UNGA. Read More »