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NAACP Issues National Travel Advisory for American Airlines

NAACP Issues National Travel Advisory for American Airlines In the case of American Airlines, "the growing list of incidents suggesting racial bias reflects an unacceptable corporate culture and involves behavior that can not be dismissed as normal or random", newly installed NAACP President Derrick Johnson said in a statement, adding that he wants a meeting with the airline's leadership. [Full Article...]

Iraq rebuffs USA on Shia militias

Iraq rebuffs USA on Shia militias Al-Abadi appeared to have rebuffed Tillerson's call to disband Iran-backed militias during their meeting in Baghdad on Monday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson smiles alongside Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani during a media availability after their meeting, in Doha, Qatar October 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

National Weather Service 'pretty confident' tornado hit Spartanburg County

National Weather Service 'pretty confident' tornado hit Spartanburg County The watch is in effect until 9 p.m., but actual threat for the Rock Hill area looks to be before 6 p.m. The National Weather Service is calling for a line of thunderstorms to strike northwestern Moore County. Another team will focus on the damage stretching north across the NC Foothills. Flooding was also reported in Asheville and Boone, according to the AP. [Full Article...]

Richardson police find child's body during search for Sherin Mathews

Richardson police find child's body during search for Sherin Mathews Police on Monday charged Mathews with first-degree felony injury to a child, punishable by up to life in prison, and he was being held on $1 million bond. Wesley Mathews then physically assisted the 3-year-old in drinking the milk. "She was coughing and her breathing slowed", the affidavit said. Starr told The Dallas Morning News that his client is seeking to regain custody of her other daughter a... [Full Article...]

Indon military chief denied entry to US

The American diplomatic mission in Indonesia said it is prepared to facilitate Gatot's travel in the future and insisted the U.S. remains committed to its strategic partnership with the country. Nurmantyo will not attend the conference unless this clarification is received, the military said. Relations between the United States and Indonesia are generally friendly. [Full Article...]

James Comey Confirms Gizmodo Report

Now that Comey is free, he ha s chose to let the world know that he is indeed Reinhold Niebuhr . Comey's Twitter name, Reinhold Niebuhr, is the name of an American liberal theologian who died in 1971. Monday's post appeared to confirm the theory. Now there is confirmation that Comey is the tweeter, report Gizmodo , NPR , the New York Times and the Des Moines Register . [Full Article...]

'Mentally unstable, armed with nukes': U.S. billionaire looks to impeach Trump

'Mentally unstable, armed with nukes': U.S. billionaire looks to impeach Trump Allegedly, the President of the United States Constitution and threatens lives . Steyer is paying for the ads himself, and they are not part of his NextGen America political apparatus. Steyer has funneled millions of dollars into Democratic candidates and causes. Steyer also refused to rule out a 2020 presidential run in a September interview with the Atlantic, telling the magazine only t... [Full Article...]

Charity hails decision to revoke Mugabe honor

Charity hails decision to revoke Mugabe honor Tedros deserves all our support to ensure he and WHO build a global health movement that is inclusive and works to improve health for everyone based on universal values of fairness and equality". United Nations agencies often pick celebrities as ambassadors to draw attention to issues of concern, but they hold little actual power. The ambassadors hold little actual power. [Full Article...]

Living Ex-Presidents Appear On Stage For Hurricane Relief Concert

Living Ex-Presidents Appear On Stage For Hurricane Relief Concert Former first ladies Barbara and Laura Bush both attended the event, as did vice president Dick Cheney, ex-secretary of state James A. Baker, Senator Ted Cruz and Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Amid criticism that his administration was initially slow to aid ravaged Puerto Rico, Trump accused island leaders of "poor leadership", and later tweeted that, "Electric and all infrastructure was disaster b... [Full Article...]

'Secret Superstar' witnesses a strong jump at the box office

'Secret Superstar' witnesses a strong jump at the box office The film started with a slow opening on Thursday, but the box office numbers went up over the weekend. The Advait Chandan directorial, which released on Thursday, revolves around a teenager named Insiya ( Zaira Wasim ), who dreams of becoming a famous singer and how she changes her life and the lives of everyone around her. [Full Article...]

Possible serial killer on loose; Florida police link 3 separate murders

Possible serial killer on loose; Florida police link 3 separate murders Police are urgently looking for a person seen on surveillance video strolling as parts of Tampa have been plunged into a state of fear as some worry a serial killer may be on the loose. So far, the murderer seems to ambush victims , coming on them abruptly with a gun. "We're still sifting through evidence... Do not assume this is a black person", Dugan said. [Full Article...]

Obama, Bush break with custom to warn against Donald Trump's politics

Obama, Bush break with custom to warn against Donald Trump's politics Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief-but without mentioning him by name. "There needs to be an overarching narrative about what America is doing", she said. "Without that, you can't sustain American engagement". The former president noted that Americans are the heirs o... [Full Article...]

Egypt: 50 policemen killed during clashes with militants

Egypt: 50 policemen killed during clashes with militants A number of policemen were killed in clashes with militants in bloody clashes in Egypt's Western Desert, Egypt's Interior Minister said on Friday. Combing operations continue in the deserted region as the security forces are trying to flush out the remaining insurgents. [Full Article...]

No joke! We can see an 'ice giant' in SC tonight

No joke! We can see an 'ice giant' in SC tonight Since Uranus will remain close by, those who do have a telescope will be able to see it throughout the month of October. It's located in the constellation Pisces, and it has a blue-green hue. In perspective, if Earth was the size of a nickel, Uranus would be about as big as a softball, according to NASA. If it feels like there's always something celestial going on in the skies above in lately, t... [Full Article...]

No hurricane aid for Texas city residents who boycott Israel

No hurricane aid for Texas city residents who boycott Israel Civil liberties advocates are denouncing a decision by a Texas city to require applicants for Hurricane Harvey rebuilding funds to sign a statement certifying that they are not now boycotting Israel, and will not participate future protests. [Full Article...]

Three Nazi fanboys arrested for attempted murder after Richard Spencer speech

Three Nazi fanboys arrested for attempted murder after Richard Spencer speech At one point, police held a man back from the stage while others in riot gear readied themselves in the balconies. A witness noted that the suspects fled in a silver Jeep and provided license plate tag information to the police so that they were able to quickly locate the suspects a few miles away from the station. [Full Article...]

Mark Dantonio makes decision regarding RB LJ Scott

Mark Dantonio makes decision regarding RB LJ Scott Scott, a junior, faces up to one year in jail if convicted because he has a prior conviction. Scott was an All State running back in his time at Hubbard High School. He failed to pay that ticket and his license was suspended August 25, the department reported. He was charged with driving on a suspended license and driving with an open alcohol container, but those charges were dropped and Scott p... [Full Article...]

Festival of Lights Festivities Include Traditional Diwali Activities

Festival of Lights Festivities Include Traditional Diwali Activities One of the main stories surrounding Diwali is that it celebrates the day Lord Rama returned to his homeland, Ayodhya, after defeating the demon king, Ravana. "It is important that regardless of religion we all take time to reflect on the light in our lives and what we can do to make that light shine brighter", he said. [Full Article...]

Follow the progress of Storm Brian as it approaches Kilkenny

Follow the progress of Storm Brian as it approaches Kilkenny One of the major concerns for Storm Brian is its potential to further delay work to restore power to the homes of those without after Storm Ophelia , as strong winds and rainfall could prevent workers from repairing the previous damage. The country yet again looks like it will be battered by high winds over the coming days ahead as storm Brian is set to reach Irish shores by Friday. [Full Article...]

Roger Goodell: NFL will "encourage", but not force, players to stand

Roger Goodell: NFL will Their commitment to addressing these issues is really admirable and something that I think our owners looked at as saying 'We want to help you support you. "Clearly Colin is, if not one of the 20 top guys walking the Earth who can play quarterback, he certainly is in the top 30", Geragos said. President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted the NFL , accusing the league of "total disrespect for o... [Full Article...]


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