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Former NFL player Dennis Byrd killed in crash Former NFL player Dennis Byrd killed in crash
- October 16, 2016

We know that Dennis touched numerous lives and will be missed by many". His career ended in 1992 when he suffered a severe neck injury in a game and was told he would never walk again. Former Jets defensive lineman Dennis Byrd, who sustained an infamous career-ending neck injury in 1992, died Saturday in a vehicle crash in Oklahoma. (more...)
Foster scores twice, Mosely returns pick in Illinois win Foster scores twice, Mosely returns pick in Illinois win
- October 16, 2016

Today's Illinois Fighting Illini vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights college football game has a start time schedule of 12 eastern time and airs on TV channel ESPN NEWS. As we all know, freshmen make mistakes, especially when a kid is five months removed from prom". There definitely was a lot of excitement. Though he grabbed the ball out of the air, the defense stuffed Laviano behind the line of scrimmage. (more...)
Key concerns, help for voters ahead of Election Day
- October 16, 2016

Calaveras County would be required, based on its current population, to provide one drop-off center 10 days before elections and three such centers for three days before elections. As of September 28, Norwalk had 45,842 registered voters, up 756 from two weeks earlier. Ludy Watkins, chairman of the Madison County Democratic Party, agreed that the early voting numbers was not a surprise. (more...)
San Francisco officer shot in head, suspect in custody San Francisco officer shot in head, suspect in custody
- October 16, 2016

No details are available on the officer's condition, but according to a statement from the San Francisco Peace Officers Association, they are praying that he survives. "For his courage, he deserves all our gratitude and respect". He was located at nearby Everglade Drive, where he then fired several shots at officers, injuring Officer Downs. (more...)
'Killer Clown' craze sweeps across London as police issue warning
- October 16, 2016

But why are people dressed as clowns - some reportedly with knives and air guns - being spotted all over the place? Reports of the sinister clowns jumping out of bushes and chasing pedestrians have come in from as across Scotland, including here on the southside. (more...)
'Mistake by Yemen army' led to air strike on Sanaa funeral
- October 16, 2016

The investigation team called on the coalition to "immediately review their rules of engagement". "Because of non-compliance with coalition rules of engagement and procedures, and the issuing of incorrect information, a coalition aircraft wrongly targeted the location, resulting in civilian deaths and injuries", the coalition claimed. (more...)
15 civilians killed in Syrian-Russian airstrike on Aleppo marketplace
- October 16, 2016

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. The opposition-held part of Aleppo has been battered by an intensive aerial campaign since last month, when the truce collapsed after just a week. (more...)
Truck goes off San Diego bridge into crowd below; 4 killed Truck goes off San Diego bridge into crowd below; 4 killed
- October 16, 2016

The crash happened just after 3:30 p.m. PT off the bridge and near the 1900 block of Julian Avenue. The park sits below the entrance of the bridge from Interstate 5, in Barrio Logan. Swanson said the driver, alone in his truck, was headed southbound on Interstate 5 for the Coronado Bridge but failed to make the transition. The city's Fire-Rescue Department said four people were declared dead at the scene. (more...)
For Swiss Tibetans, Dalai Lama visit preserves faraway home For Swiss Tibetans, Dalai Lama visit preserves faraway home
- October 16, 2016

This is President Xi's first trip to India since his bilateral visit in September 2014, when India-China tensions were sparked off by incursions at the LAC. The stir began just before Xi arrived at INS Hansa base this afternoon for the two-day summit that started on Saturday. It is clear that the Tibetans in Tibet are not satisfied with the rule of the current communist government. (more...)
Canada sends envoy in bid to save European Union free trade deal
- October 16, 2016

Court president Andreas Vosskuhle also said it must be possible for Germany to unilaterally terminate the provisional application of the accord - effectively inserting a safety clause allowing the government to back out of the deal if it contravened Germany's constitution. (more...)
Pence cancels appearance, saying, 'He can not defend' video leak
- October 16, 2016

In a written statement issued almost a day after the 2005 comments first surfaced, Pence on Saturday pointedly refused to defend Trump, even as other prominent Republicans harshly condemned the new revelation. Mike Pence has long described himself as a "Christian, a conservative and a Republican in that order". Toward the end of his apology, Trump used the opportunity to attack Hillary Clinton, calling her actions far worse than his words. (more...)
Probe against Mohanlal for possessing ivory Probe against Mohanlal for possessing ivory
- October 16, 2016

Apart from Mohanlal and Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, P.N. Krishnakumar of Thrissur and K. Krishnakumar of Tripunithura who allegedly gifted the ivory tusk to the actor are also facing probe. P.N. Krishnakumar and N. Krishnakumar, second and third accused respectively in the case, had stated they obtained permission from wild life authorities for the possession of ivory which was later handed over to Mohanlal for safe custody as they were employed overseas. (more...)
Moderators partial to Hillary in second presidential debate Moderators partial to Hillary in second presidential debate
- October 16, 2016

Separately, a People magazine reporter wrote a detailed first-person account of being attacked by Trump. "The choice in this election is between Clinton and Donald Trump ", Smith said, "and on issues such as border security, terrorism, repealing Obamacare and appointing Supreme Court justices, my support has always been for the Republican ticket". (more...)
ICC prosecutor warns Philippine authorities over killings
- October 16, 2016

President Duterte has been waging a fierce campaign against drugs, once saying in a speech that that he would be happy to "slaughter" drug addicts as Hitler "massacred" Jews. On Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Charles Jose confirmed that Duterte was tentatively due to visit China's anti-drugs agency during his trip and get an idea of how China was tackling its own narcotics problems. (more...)
Man injured, accused in deadly wrong-way crash improving
- October 16, 2016

Police on Sunday evening identified the five teenagers as: Mary Harris, 16, of Moretown; Cyrus Zschau, 16, of Moretown; Liam Hale, 16, of Fayston; Janie Cozzi, 15, of Fayston; and Eli Brookens, 16, of Waterbury. Police say when she tried to leave with their 2-year-old child, Bourgoin got into a vehicle, drove them around and threatened to kill them. He proudly noted they wore the same uniform number during their years of playing for Rutland High and said he was filled with pride when Kevin set ... (more...)
US broadens Syria talks after failure of truce deal with Russia
- October 16, 2016

Apart from Iran, participation in the Saturday ministerial talks has been confirmed by the United States, Russia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Since the breakdown of U.S. Nevertheless, Kerry reunited with Lavrov at the lakeside Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne, and met with Lavrov before the larger gathering. Ahead of the talks, the Russian foreign minister did little to boost hopes of a positive outcome. (more...)
Progress unclear after 4½ hours of US-led talks on Syria
- October 16, 2016

Since the breakdown of U.S. -Russia cooperation, long the backbone of efforts to end the war in Syria, U.S. officials have worked on a number of ideas, and although no breakthrough was expected, the regional format could be the basis of a new process, the U.S. (more...)
2 more N Carolina deaths raise Matthew's US death toll to 43
- October 16, 2016

It was a cruel fate for an economically depressed town historically saddled with an unemployment rate nearly twice that of the state. Richardson says searchers found Tyler's body in his waterlogged living room Thursday. "I want to let them know we will be with you, and we'll do everything we can to help you rebuild this city", McCrory said. The Neuse River at Kinston also reached record high levels and is not expected to drop below major flood stage until late Wednesday. (more...)
Wells Fargo, Samsung And Volkswagen: Can A Good Name Be Restored?
- October 16, 2016

Late last month Wells Fargo also announced Stumpf would forfeit [NPR report] $41 million in outstanding stock awards, would not obtain a salary during investigation, and forgo his bonus for 2016. Tim Sloan will become the next CEO. After the scandal broke, Wells Fargo announced that more than 5,000 employees had been fired. "Still", she added, "the board's election of independent director Stephen Sanger as board chairman must be followed by concrete action to establish credible, ... (more...)
Argentina demands UK halts military exercise in Falklands Argentina demands UK halts military exercise in Falklands
- October 16, 2016

The complaint was presented by deputy minister Carlos Foradori. "We reject the performance of such exercises in Argentinian territory, illegally occupied by the United Kingdom, which ignores the resolutions of the United Nations and other global organizations", read the statement. (more...)