North Allegheny's Franklin Elementary named a Blue Ribbon School

It puts them in the company of 342 National Blue Ribbon Schools which will be recognized in Washington, D.C.in November. A trio of local schools have earned the National Blue Ribbon distinction from the U.S. Schools are nominated by the state ... More..

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Trump seeks to reduce United States trade deficit with Thailand
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Trump seeks to reduce United States trade deficit with Thailand

US President Donald Trump has suggested reducing trade deficit with Thailand when meeting with visiting Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at the White House . USA military officials are concerned about bumper C...More..

South Georgia blood donations to help Las Vegas victims
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

South Georgia blood donations to help Las Vegas victims

At least 59 people were killed and over 500 injured on Sunday night when a gunman opened fire during a music concert in Las Vegas, the deadliest in modern USA history. In an outdoor news conference, former Ariz...More..

Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100K to Girlfriend's Home Country
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100K to Girlfriend's Home Country

The preliminary death toll, which officials said could rise, surpassed last year's record massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, by a gunman who pledged allegiance to Islamic State. The ...More..

NY paying feds more than it receives in return
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

NY paying feds more than it receives in return

The report estimates that NY sent an estimated $40.9 billion more in tax payments to Washington past year than it received back in federal spending. In total, 13 states received less in federal spending than ...More..

Russian Airstrikes Take Out Over 300 Islamic State Militants
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Russian Airstrikes Take Out Over 300 Islamic State Militants

In a monthly report issued on Monday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) documents civilian deaths throughout Syria during the month of September. It said 738 militants - mostly from IS and a group le...More..

Stars comment on why Sex and the City 3 won't happen
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Stars comment on why Sex and the City 3 won't happen

The fact that the story of Bradshaw and her friends could essentially continue on and on and on is not lost to the fans, who just want more of it. The third " Sex and the City " movie has been shelved, accord...More..

Europeans Intensify Lobbying to Preserve Iran Deal
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Europeans Intensify Lobbying to Preserve Iran Deal

Iran's foreign secretary, Mohammad Javad Zarif, highlighted that appeal in an interview with British newspapers published Saturday, warning that if Europe followed Washington's lead if the Trump administratio...More..

Maria Sharapova relishing 'emotional' Beijing showdown
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Maria Sharapova relishing 'emotional' Beijing showdown

The Russian is on the comeback trail since April following the ban for taking the banned substance meldonium, but the 30-year-old, who is a lowly 104 in the world and received a wildcard entry for China, is rel...More..

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE), Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. (GBT)
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE), Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. (GBT)

Analysts, on average, seem bullish as they suggest IRT is worth $0.58 more, giving a target price of $10.93 a share. HPE price is down almost -1% from its 52-week high price of $15.12 a share but is up about ...More..

Manhatten Beach police employee among those killed in Las Vegas shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Manhatten Beach police employee among those killed in Las Vegas shooting

The Bakersfield Police Department has been notified that several of our police officers were off-duty and attending the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival Sunday night when an active shooter event occurred. In a s...More..

Cuban Diplomats Expelled from DC Embassy
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Cuban Diplomats Expelled from DC Embassy

The Trump administration will kick almost two-thirds of Cuba's embassy personnel out of the United States after months of mysterious attacks targeting American diplomats drove the White House to pull its own st...More..

Raiders donate $50000 to Las Vegas shooting victims
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Raiders donate $50000 to Las Vegas shooting victims

Nevada residents have responded in droves, rushing to blood banks to donate the life-saving fluid which can be depleted so quickly in natural disasters. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department tweeted: ...More..

New Jersey to send 1100 to help Puerto Rico with Maria
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

New Jersey to send 1100 to help Puerto Rico with Maria

Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Friday broke down in tears while describing the dire situation in Puerto Rico and sharply criticized President Donald Trump for his administration's response so far to the ...More..

Vegas Shooter Had 'Bump Stocks' To Convert Rifles to Full-Auto
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Vegas Shooter Had 'Bump Stocks' To Convert Rifles to Full-Auto

Officials are still investigating whether the two bump stocks found in the room were actually used along with the rifles during the massacre. The bump stock, however, is extremely inaccurate as it relies on t...More..

Additional 3K US Troops in Afghanistan Will Be on 'Combat Duty'
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Additional 3K US Troops in Afghanistan Will Be on 'Combat Duty'

Speaking to a Senate panel, James Mattis said that Iran is abiding by the technical terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action brokered in 2015. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that the more ...More..

Tropics: Low pressure system could develop into tropical depression
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tropics: Low pressure system could develop into tropical depression

An area in the Caribbean has the potential for tropical development mid-week. The next storm to develop will be named Nate. So far this season, with 14 named storms, this has been the third most-active seas...More..

Trump Attacks Critics Of Puerto Rico Aid Effort: 'Politically Motivated Ingrates'
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Trump Attacks Critics Of Puerto Rico Aid Effort: 'Politically Motivated Ingrates'

Mayor Cruz defended herself from the President's erroneous attacks on AM Joy with Joy Reid . On Friday evening, Cruz told CNN's Anderson Cooper, "We're dying here". "I thought it was a great thrill", s...More..

Bigg Boss 11 Episode 2: Hina Khan celebrates birthday; neighbours create trouble
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Bigg Boss 11 Episode 2: Hina Khan celebrates birthday; neighbours create trouble

A cake was sent to celebrate the birthday of TV actor Hina Khan and MTV VJ Benafsha Soonawalla. Following all this, Bigg Boss asks them to assemble in the hall and informs them that the nominations for the ...More..

Trump's weekend in Jersey: On the golf course, and on the attack
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Trump's weekend in Jersey: On the golf course, and on the attack

George Takei, Lady Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda are among those in Hollywood hitting back at Donald Trump after his latest tweets directed at Puerto Rico's "poor leadership ". "Whether it's [Cruz] or anybod...More..

Russia: US authorities seized San Francisco consulate
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Russia: US authorities seized San Francisco consulate

A Russian diplomat said Monday the United States is violating worldwide law by searching a two-story brownstone in San Francisco that was the consul's residence. Early on Monday, the Foreign Ministry already r...More..

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE)
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE)

Bancorp Of New York Mellon Corporation accumulated 710,557 shares or 0.01% of the stock. It has underperformed by 48.43% the S&P500. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc increased Nationstar Mtg Hldgs Inc (NSM) s...More..

In Moscow, Saudi King, Putin to discuss energy projects, regional ties
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

In Moscow, Saudi King, Putin to discuss energy projects, regional ties

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are heavily dependent on oil exports and the plunge of the price of crude that began in 2014 lashed both of their economies. Moscow said last month it had discussed with Riy...More..

Las Vegas shooting: Democrats demand gun legislation, Republicans praise first responders
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Las Vegas shooting: Democrats demand gun legislation, Republicans praise first responders

The US, which has less than five per cent of the world's population, has between 35 to 50 per cent of the world's civilian-owned guns. Sen Blumenthal (D-CT) said while many details of the incident remain uncl...More..

Former Iraqi President Talabani Dies at 84
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Former Iraqi President Talabani Dies at 84

He was replaced in 2014 by President Fuad Masum. Jalal Talabani, born November 12, 1933, was a prominent Kurdish and Iraqi politician who became president of Iraq since April 6, 2005 and held that role for ...More..

Gabrielle Giffords issues statement on Vegas shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Gabrielle Giffords issues statement on Vegas shooting

However, the attack on Sunday at the country music festival in Las Vegas, in which at least 59 people were killed and 527 were injured , quickly became the deadliest mass shooting by a sole perpetrator in ...More..

Theresa May: Boris Johnson 'doesn't undermine what I am doing'
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Theresa May: Boris Johnson 'doesn't undermine what I am doing'

There is a lot of talk about Boris' job or this job or that job inside the Cabinet. "Please put Britain first", he said, "Please sack Johnson because we need a clear answer for the British position [on Brexit...More..

Governor Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Las Vegas Victims
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Governor Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Las Vegas Victims

To commemorate the dead and injured, North Dakota's public institutions will keep their flags at half-staff until sunset Friday. Snyder joined President Donald Trump's call for flags to be lowered. More..

House votes on 20-week abortion ban, with Trump White House support
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

House votes on 20-week abortion ban, with Trump White House support

The House is expected to consider the legislation today. The statement said that the bill takes a science-based approach to unborn life "as recent advancements have revealed that the physical structures...More..

Scotland Implements Fracking Ban
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Scotland Implements Fracking Ban

Speaking in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Wheelhouse's statement that the Scottish National Party (SNP) would "not support the development of unconventional oil and gas in Scotland" sparked applause fro...More..

Hundreds of White House emails sent to third Kushner family account
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Hundreds of White House emails sent to third Kushner family account

A significant chunk of the emails were sent not to individual personal accounts, but to an account both Kushner and Ivanka Trump used along with their personal household staff for family scheduling. Some of t...More..

Maple Ridge man killed in mass shooting in Las Vegas
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Maple Ridge man killed in mass shooting in Las Vegas

McIldoon's parents were travelling to Nevada to retrieve his body, the relative said. Lisa Manley of Maple Ridge, B.C., said she was walking along the Las Vegas Strip when the screaming began. Gooze said, i...More..

Lafayette officer killed in shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Lafayette officer killed in shooting

Neither Ratliff nor Master Trooper Brooks David, a state police spokesman, immediately responded to a query about whether Howard has a previous police record. He says Howard started a shootout and ran, but was ...More..

Mugabe back in S.Africa after wife evaded assault claim
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Mugabe back in S.Africa after wife evaded assault claim

She denies the allegations. President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said South Africa and Zimbabwe must implement their 2009 agreement aimed at cutting the massive delays characteristic with the Beitbridge border po...More..

Veteran commandeers truck to save injured during Las Vegas shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Veteran commandeers truck to save injured during Las Vegas shooting

Winston and Lewis found an unattended truck near the venue with keys still inside and used it to transport the wounded to a nearby hospital. "We went back into the gunfire and started looking for priority vic...More..

Michelin Guide 2018: two and three-star restaurants in pictures
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Michelin Guide 2018: two and three-star restaurants in pictures

The latest accolade from the world's most prestigious food guide means it sits in the top tier of world food establishments. In London , Gordon Ramsay and Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester retained their stars...More..

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Remembered by Friends, Family
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Remembered by Friends, Family

With so many people injured, blood donors are certainly going to be needed over the coming days, but here in southwest Oklahoma officials say they have "a robust inventory" of donated blood thanks to the lo...More..

Publix recalls ground turkey that could contain metal shavings in Florida stores
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Publix recalls ground turkey that could contain metal shavings in Florida stores

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that fresh ground turkey that was produced in St. Pauls on September 25 and 26 may have been tainted with metal. The items bei...More..

Atlanta leaders vote to change possession laws
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Atlanta leaders vote to change possession laws

Reed confirmed through a tweet he intends to sign the bill. "In Atlanta and in Fulton County, 92 percent of the arrests for small amounts of marijuana are the arrests of African-Americans, that is the mos...More..

Las Vegas shooting hits home on Vancouver Island
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Las Vegas shooting hits home on Vancouver Island

Brian Parrish. Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a shooting six years ago, called for political leaders in Washington to introduce tougher gun laws following the Las Vegas attack. They...More..

PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS, IIIT in Himachal
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS, IIIT in Himachal

Nadda, state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his cabinet colleagues and state Members of Parliament Anurag Thakur and Shanta Kumar, also launched Tata Digital Nerve Centre in Bilaspur town. # For over 40 y...More..

by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

This family in Puerto Rico lost everything to Hurricane Maria

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria and took a new swipe at critics who said he had been slow to aid the island, ...More..

US Health Secretary Tom Price resigns amid criticism of travel costs
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

US Health Secretary Tom Price resigns amid criticism of travel costs

The work-related travel, which was first reported September 19 by Politico , cost taxpayers almost $1 million, or about $400,000 for private charters and $500,000 in military airplane costs. Trump let his fr...More..

by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Amber Rudd: I Don't Need To Understand Encryption To Demand Change

Facebook and other United States technology giants are keeping the "security services at bay" and have a "moral responsibility" to stop terrorists and paedophiles from using their websites , the Home Secretary...More..

Ryan Zinke under investigation for private charter flights
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Ryan Zinke under investigation for private charter flights

Zinke said he had traveled by chartered plane three times since being sworn in at Interior. A spokeswoman for Deputy Inspector General Mary Kendall said the inspector general's office was investigating Zinke'...More..

National Guardsmen mobilize to help with hurricane relief
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

National Guardsmen mobilize to help with hurricane relief

The funding request would go toward relief for areas including Puerto Rico, according to Politico. What are the infectious disease risks we'll be seeing in Puerto Rico in the near and the distant future post ...More..

U.S. wants no war, seeks open talks with North Korea
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

U.S. wants no war, seeks open talks with North Korea

Only hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson revealed that US officials are in exploratory contact with their North Korean counterparts, Trump appeared to undercut his top diplomat by declaring on Twitte...More..

'Almost inconceivable': Australia baffled as it ends search for MH370 airplane
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

'Almost inconceivable': Australia baffled as it ends search for MH370 airplane

Meanwhile, Australian authorities said they deeply regret not finding missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and the ongoing mystery is "unacceptable", in their final report on the unsuccessful search which...More..

Coffee with a Cop in Roseville
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Coffee with a Cop in Roseville

The program aims to advance the practice of community policing through improving relationships between police offers and community members one cup of coffee at a time. According to their web site, Coffee with a...More..

EU Says Not Enough Progress In Brexit Talks For Next Phase
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

EU Says Not Enough Progress In Brexit Talks For Next Phase

Barnier says the European Union is "prepared to speed up and intensify negotiations". However, he underlined the view of the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, that more progress was needed on the issue...More..