learningandfinance.com

National

Imam and Another Man Dead After Double Shooting Near Queens Mosque

Police said that from witnesses and surveillance footage they thought the man was of medium complexion and was last seen wearing a dark coloured shirt and blue shorts. She said the imam and Uddin were close friends who always walked together to the mosque from their homes on the same street. The two men were transported in critical condition to Jamaica Hospital, where they later died, according to NY police department deputy inspector Henry Sautner.

National

Three die as 'historic' floods swamp Louisiana

Wilkinson County Chancery Clerk Thomas Tolliver said an apartment complex and surrounding houses in the town were flooded after 10 inches of rain fell. Blandyn LeBlanc helps his friend Logan Green get his dogs to dry land. "This is an ongoing event and we are still in the response mode". "We don't know how wide the water is going to get in these areas".

National

Trump says only way he can lose Pennsylvania is cheating

She doesn't say so directly, but her point is clear: Trump may simply be too rude and coarse for many who are conservative in their politics but traditional in their view of how leaders should behave. "What we're advocating are open, fair and honest elections". In a glitchy series of pre-recorded videos, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pivoted from a question about 2016 to a question about what he had learned from his 2012 vice-presidential run.

National

Trump seeks support in Democratic-friendly Conn.

And vice presidential candidates began to follow suit with that practice. Trump's sojourn into CT on Saturday raised eyebrows among many Republicans nervous about his slipping poll numbers in a series of key swing states and battlegrounds - and even some usual GOP turf.

National

Mike Zimmer appears satisfied with Minnesota Vikings' progress heading into preseason opener

The 2014 third-round pick out of Georgia Southern had a season-high 76 yards receiving in Week 15 against Chicago, and he followed that up with a pair of rushing touchdowns against the New York Giants. "A great defense, obviously, made the playoffs past year". Smith eventually got going, being ranked as the NFL's No. 4 tackle in 2012 by Pro Football Focus.

National

Details emerge on Lodi skydiving deaths

A pair of tandem parachute skydivers died Saturday morning in Acampo, the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department confirmed. The parachute did not appear to deploy until after impact. Dause told the Sun-Star he believed the group watched the entire video because it plays repeatedly at the center. ". I'm pretty sure they saw it", he said.

National

Nunez gets 3 extra-base hits off Strasburg, Giants top Nats

He's been great. And that continued on Sunday when he outdueled Cy Young candidate Madison Bumgarner to the tune of seven shutout innings. Washington manager Dusty Baker was the skipper of the Giants from 1993-2002. He issued only one walk and threw 108 pitches. They're also 7-19 in Cain's last 26 starts when their opponent allows two runs or less in their previous game and are 5-14 in his last 19 outings after allowing five runs or more in their previous game.

National

4th body found after Maryland apartment explosion

Hamill said that the condition of the bodies made it impossible to determine their age or sex. Several people are still missing, officials said. Fifty fire and rescue personnel are working on the recovery efforts, but the movement of debris presents a challenge.

National

Conviction overturned for one of the 'Making a Murderer' subjects

In his ruling Friday, Duffin ordered that Brendan Dassey freed within 90 days unless prosecutors decide to retry him. A spokeswoman for the state Department of Justice, which was handling the case, did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

National

Cloud cover will likely obscure tonight's meteor shower

This is up from a typical Perseid Meteor Shower , which usually only produces between 50 and 100 meteors every hour. However, this year Earth is expected to pass through the debris trail closer to its center making for a stellar display of cosmic fireworks.

National

Putting pressure on Trump, Clinton releases 2015 tax returns

Hillary and Bill Clinton paid $3.2 million in federal income tax past year, a rate of 34.2 percent. "In stark contrast, Donald Trump is hiding behind fake excuses and backtracking on his previous promises to release his tax returns", Palmieri continued.

National

'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign kicks off

The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb impaired driving. Matt Kling, a patrolman with the Angola Police Department says they are doing their part to remind everyone that driving intoxicated is against the law.

National

Officer shot in gunfire exchange; 2 arrested

When police arrived, they found two suspects inside the vehicle in question. The shooting happened just before 4:30 a.m.at the Gallery Apartments on Franklin Gateway in Marietta. Police took the suspects, both juveniles, into custody. Wallace said all three officers will be placed on administrative leave per policy standards.

National

Son of former DC mayor Marion Barry dead at 36

Chris Barry was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead early Saturday morning. Barry Sr., who was mayor from 1979 to 1991 and again from 1995 to 1999, was arrested after a sting operation caught him buying and smoking crack cocaine in 1990.

National

Washington Monument Elevator Gets Stuck, Trapping 3 Inside

Park Police has confirmed. Some 50 visitors were walked down the steps from the observation level. The three elevator occupants, two employees and one park service volunteer, had all been extricated by 10 p.m. Anna Rose told WJZ. The monument reopened in 2014 following damage caused by an natural disaster. Litterst said an elevator contractor was still on the scene early Sunday morning.

National

Witness says argument preceded Crabtree Valley Mall shots

Police said they were unsure when anyone would be allowed back inside the mall. Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck Brown said there were at least 8 people emergency workers brought to hospitals with injuries. Police said in a statement about two hours later that they'd found no one with gunshot wounds, nor had they arrested a suspect. "On the way out there were bags and shoes and drinks all over the place from people dropping them and running out".

National

Three people dead in 'unprecedented' Louisiana floods

Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency , calling the floods "unprecedented" and "historic". The flooding has forced Edwards and his family out of the Governor's Mansion, where chest-high water had filled the basement and electricity to the building had to be cut off.

National

Man with stolen gun shot, killed by officer during chase, police say

One fire, at a gas station in the Sherman Park neighborhood, burned unattended while gunshots kept firefighters from extinguishing it. Several vehicles were also torched and a brick was thrown into a police cruiser, hitting an officer in the head and forcing him to have to be taken to the hospital for treatment.

National

Eagles Won't Have QB Carson Wentz Thursday Night Against Steelers

Pederson's first preseason game as an National Football League coach, Thursday night, August 18, at Lincoln Financial Field against Tampa Bay, ought to produce more memories, for Pederson and for his rookie quarterback, Carson Wentz - the Bismarck (N.D.) Century High School and North Dakota State standout.

National

Google worker found dead in 'horrific' circumstances

She was in Princeton over the weekend visiting her mother. Marcotte's mother reported her daughter missing Sunday night when she failed to come home from a jog around the neighborhood. Marcotte was last seen about 1 p.m. Sunday when she left for a jog in the central MA town. Marcotte, who lived and worked in New York City, had gone for an afternoon jog while staying with her mother but she never returned.

National

CDC extends Zika warning to Cayman Islands

Zika is spread primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Knox County now has four confirmed cases of mosquito-borne Zika, all in people who traveled overseas where the virus is prevalent and acquired it there. That outbreak prompted a bipartisan group of lawmakers from Florida to send a letter to the CDC requesting the agency reallocate money to fight Zika faster.

National

Milwaukee Mayor: North side calming after violence

He claimed that police had shown "an unbelievable amount of restraint" given the circumstances. Milwaukee Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton echoed Barrett's plea for help restoring order. The shooting occurred near the same place where a double homicide happened on August 9. Some demonstrators threw objects at police cars, leaving one officer hospitalized after a brick struck him in the head, the mayor said.

National

3-Year-Old Boy Fell Off a Pennsylvania Roller Coaster

Officials are investigating a report of a child falling off a roller coaster at Idlewild Park and SoakZone on Thursday morning. A Westmoreland County emergency dispatcher said the boy was conscious and airlifted to a hospital. The Pennsylvania Amusement Rude Safety Division has closed down the coaster and has opened an investigation, supervisor Joseph Filoromo told NBC News .

National

Mannion leads Rams' comeback win over Cowboys

But the Rams trailed 21-7, 5:15 into the second quarter, when Goff trotted onto the field to a large ovation. But Jones threw an incompletion while attempting a 2-point conversion. "There's always good things that happen and things you learn from". The underwhelming effort came at an awkward time, shortly after a published report said the Rams likely would extend the contracts of Fisher and general manager Les Snead before the season.

National

Delta expects to resume normal operations after almost 2000 flight cancellations

As of 11 p.m. EST, Tuesday Aug. 9, Delta reported almost 775 flight cancellations; over 2,400 flights had departed by Tuesday evening. Delta offers refunds to customers who wish to cancel their trips as a result of a flight cancellation, or if their flights are delayed for 90 minutes or more.

National

Reports of gunshots in bustling mall: chaos, people running

The mall in an affluent area of Raleigh was then put on lockdown. Eyewitnesses describe a chaotic scene after the shots were fired. Was about to make a purchase at Crabtree Valley Mall heard shots, ran out to parking lot, got to vehicle, and left.

National

Imam, associate fatally shot after leaving mosque in New York City

Police have not announced a motive. The Imam, Maulama Akonjee (55), and his assistant Thara Uddin (64), were rushed to a hospital, where they later succumbed to their injuries. The working class area, on the border between Queens and Brooklyn, is home to many Muslim families from Bangladesh. Sandals lay on a street corner at the crime scene, Saturday, Aug.

National

Trump scoffs at Clinton's release of tax returns

The pair made close to $3.1 million on various books and garnered $6.7 in speaking fees, which is $20 million less than what they made the previous year. Clinton's strategy borrows from President Barack Obama's winning playbook against Mitt Romney in 2012. They donated 9.8 percent of their adjusted gross income to charity, mostly to the Clinton Foundation.

National

Calling Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton 'founder' of ISIS was sarcasm: Donald Trump

In the past couple of weeks, he said both Democrats should get a most valuable player award from the terror group for their roles in starting it. It's comments like those that Clinton has seized to try to contrast her "serious, steady leadership" with the more volatile approach she says Trump would take to running the country.

National

Judge sides with Planned Parenthood

The legislation targets money Planned Parenthood gets through grants administered by the health department. That money, mostly from the federal government, supports certain education and prevention programs. Barrett from U.S. District Court for Southern District of Ohio, Western Division, ruled Fridfay the Republican-backed law changes finalized earlier this year were unconstitutional, violating the First and 14th amendments.

National

Protests in Milwaukee after man shot dead by police

Then, the scene quickly became violent and chaotic: Protesters set four businesses and several police cars on fire, hurled bricks through police vehicle windows, threw rocks at police and vandalized bus shelters and street lights. One officer was hospitalized after a brick was thrown through a squad auto window, striking the officer in the head. Police said the officer was being treated at a hospital.

National

Trump campaign: Broader point about Obama and ISIS is not sarcastic

Trump tweeted that the media was missing his sarcasm . "They are the founders", Trump said at a National Association of Home Builders event in Miami Thursday morning. Democrat Hillary Clinton's lead over Trump in national polls has widened in recent days, while a growing number of fellow Republicans have declared they won't support their own party's nominee.

National

Six hospitalized after emergency landing at Orlando airport

Seven people requested medical attention but only six were taken to the hospital, a spokeswoman told the Orlando Sentinel . The vehicle hit a couple who were loading a auto near the Southwest Airlines curbside drop-off area shortly after 2:15 p.m., spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell said.

National

NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton to step down

Commissioner Bratton stated that he will try to leave the bus heading in the right direction before he leaves the force next month. Bratton was appointed to his second term as NYPD commissioner in January 2014. Bratton was appointed NY police chief in December 2013 for a second time , tasked by de Blasio with keeping crime at historic lows but also repairing frayed relations with ethnic minorities.

National

Jet Blue flight hits turbulence, makes emergency landing

The Rapid City Journal quoted a local hospital spokesperson saying that all 24 people from the flight who had been evaluated were released. Passengers flew out of their seats, with several of them hitting their heads into the ceiling and overhead compartments as the plane dropped violently.


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 Forward → End