Report: White House Rushed Condolences To Gold Star Families
Multiple families of military service members killed in the line duty are now getting rush-delivered letters from President Donald Trump, days after Trump claimed he hadácalled the immediate families of all service membersáwho had been killed since he took office in January.
Tampa Police Search for Possible Serial Killer in Murder of Three Pedestrians
Tom Hanks Offers Suggestion To Those 'Frustrated' With Current Affairs: 'Read History'
Mother, son and daughter all arrested in connection to multiple robberies on Long Island
Fox Gave Bill O?Reilly Big Contract After $32 Million Settlement
Costumed pooches prance In annual Halloween Dog Parade in New York City
More than 500 animals wore costumes to what is known as one of the largest dog Halloween events in the United States.áThe 27th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in New York City continued its reign as October?s cutest event, bringing together New York?s fluffiest pets and their ever-creative owners.áThis year?s crop of dog models ? dressed in costumes that ranged from the President to the Devil to Kellyanne Conway ? put on a delightful show for spectators.
US commanders stress 'ironclad' commitment to defend SKorea
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) ? U.S. naval commanders on Saturday reiterated Washington's "ironclad" commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited a South Korean port following a joint naval drill.
Las Vegas hotel will not rent out mass killer Stephen Paddock's room again
The hotel room used by mass killer Stephen Paddock who murdered 58 people in Las Vegas earlier this month will not be rented out again. Paddock sprayed shots on a crowd attending a concert from a corner suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. MGM Resorts International announced its decision in a statement to a local paper, the Las Vegas Sun. "This was a terrible tragedy perpetrated by an evil man. We have no intention of renting that room," the company said. Stephen Paddock Credit: Eric Paddock/AP The company has also been ordered by a court to preserve evidence and surveillance footage of the incident. There was no indication of how the room will be used in future. MGM, which also owns the land used by the crowds attending the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, has not said what will happen to the area. The Bataclan nightclub in Paris where 90 people were killed in a terrorist attack in November 2015 has reopened. However, the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida where 49 people died on June 12 last year, has become a permanent memorial to the victims.
Soda tax supporters try to pivot from Chicago setback
US public health advocates are hoping to pivot after a major setback in Chicago, where local lawmakers repealed a soda tax after only two months following fierce industry-backed lobbying. On October 11, the Cook County Board of Commissioners, which includes Chicago, nullified the penny-an-ounce levy, which was seen as a means to discourage consumption of sugary drinks that can lead to obesity, diabetes and other ills. "It's a setback," said Jim O'Hara, director of health promotion policy at the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Rachel Maddow Defends Niger Theory After Experts Call Itá'Conspiracymongering'
Rachel Maddow on Friday doubled down on her controversial reporting on theádeadly Niger ambush on U.S. troops,áin which she linked President Donald Trump?s travel ban with the deaths of four soldiers.