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Global Media Riverbend named Blue Ribbon School
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In recognition of their exemplary performance, 13 MI schools were recognized this week as National Blue Ribbon Schools . One of the awards went to a school in Brownsville-the first time that a school in the neighborhood ever got a National Blue Ribbon Award.

Author: 0 Sunny And Warm Today

For Thursday , expect a 70 percent chance of scattered rain showers after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Cloudy, with a high near 68. West wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation 60%. Friday: Showers and thunderstorms. Thunderstorms are expected after 1 a.m. Saturday . Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Global Media Jim Gardner in Las Vegas: Everyday heroes
Author: 0 Jim Gardner in Las Vegas: Everyday heroes

We spoke with donor organizers in Vegas who say the wait time for people to give blood there is 24-hours. If you'd like to help the people in Las Vegas recover from the tragedy, here are a few things you can do. Patricia Heaton is encouraging those who wish to help out following the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday to donate blood . "The shooting caught us all off guard, but I think it brought us together even more ", Zgurich said.

Global Media Cats kill over one million birds in Australia daily
Author: 0 Cats kill over one million birds in Australia daily

Cats, both wild and tame, kill over one million birds in Australia daily, a new study showed. Recently published in the science journal Biological Conservation , the research was undertaken by a team of leading Australian environmental scientists from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub of the National Environmental Science Programme and compiles evidence from over 200 separate studies.

Global Media Iran's leader warns implications of controversial vote in Iraq
Author: 0 Iran's leader warns implications of controversial vote in Iraq

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, issued a joint statement today after the conclusion of their meeting in Tehran in which the two leaders declared their strong opposition to the Kurdish referendum and communicated their shared visions for addressing the major challenges of the region.

Global Media Las Vegas shooter rented room during earlier music festival
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooter rented room during earlier music festival

Danley returned to the United States from the Philippines on Tuesday night, according to U.S. press reports, and was met by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation at Los Angeles airport. Lombardo said his department was investigating the photographs from inside and outside the room published by Boston 25 TV station and Germany's Bild magazine.

Global Media 'Miracle' how fast police stopped Las Vegas shooter
Author: 0 'Miracle' how fast police stopped Las Vegas shooter

We don't know how Paddock acquired his arsenal, the means of murder, nor do we know the motive for his crime. We stand together to help you carry your pain. His girlfriend, Marilou Danley, returned to the country late Tuesday night. "It's a very, very sad day for me personally". "I have not spoken the President about that specific issue", Sanders said.

Global Media Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Naga Chaitanya Set To Tie The Knot In Goa
Author: 0 Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Naga Chaitanya Set To Tie The Knot In Goa

On Monday, Samantha posted a lovely picture with Naga Chaitanya from the film Ye Maya Chesave. For the first wedding, Samantha will be wearing a saree that belongs to Naga Chaitanya's grandmother, D Rajeshwari. Samantha has said in an interview that "We will fly out of the country for Christmas and New Year's Eve". As per the reports, Samantha and Naga's wedding ceremony will be conducted in two traditions including Hindu and Christian.

Global Media Judge dismisses case against pardoned Arpaio
Author: 0 Judge dismisses case against pardoned Arpaio

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton dismissed Arpaio's conviction with prejudice, meaning the matter can not be tried again. Sheriff Joe Arpaio will officially have his criminal record scrubbed clean after a federal judge accepted his presidential pardon Wednesday.

Global Media Las Vegas massacre: why did Stephen Paddock open fire? The theories
Author: 0 Las Vegas massacre: why did Stephen Paddock open fire? The theories

As the terror group's caliphate continues to crumble in the Middle East, desperate jihadis have claimed responsibility for attacks they have not carried out. The militants lost Mosul, their biggest prize and last major stronghold in Iraq, in July after a grueling months-long battle, and are now holed up in a few remaining neighborhoods in Raqqa, where US -backed Syrian forces are bearing down on them.

Global Media IAF capable of countering China
Author: 0 IAF capable of countering China

On the required number of the fighter squadrons, the Air chief said, "We need to have 42 squadrons for full spectrum of war but it does not mean that we are not capable of handling the situation". He said that with Pakistan the IAF was more than matched while with China it was adequate. "However, their (Chinese) forces in Chumbi valley are still deployed", Dhanoa said.

Global Media Wall Street stocks end at fresh records as United States auto sales jump
Author: 0 Wall Street stocks end at fresh records as United States auto sales jump

General Motors and Ford Motor were some of the market's top performers after each reported strong US sales growth for last month. It was the deadliest mass shootings in USA history. Among the best performers, Asahi Group and Nippon Suisan Kaisha are rising more than 5 percent each, while Sapporo Holdings is adding more than 3 percent.

Global Media Sasikala's husband Natarajan undergoes liver, kidney transplant
Author: 0 Sasikala's husband Natarajan undergoes liver, kidney transplant

The Prisons Department on Tuesday rejected the parole application of V K Sasikala-the convicted AIADMK general secretary, on technical grounds. Noting that Karthik, the donor, suffered head injuries following an accident on September 30 in Thanjavur, the statement said the family chose to move him to the Global Hospital for "second opinion and specialised care" against medical advice.

Author: 0 Amazon gets bill for back taxes

Ms Vestager said: "Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits to Amazon ". Specifically, the EC said the tax ruling issued by Luxembourg in 2003 and prolonged in 2011 had allowed Amazon to artificially reduce its tax bill by Euro 250 million from 2006 to 2014 without any valid justification.

Global Media Ted Heath 'would have been questioned' over child sex claims
Author: 0 Ted Heath 'would have been questioned' over child sex claims

The £1.5m operation, codenamed Conifer, only aimed to assess whether there would have been enough evidence to question the late MP for Bexley, who died in 2005. The investigation into Heath over claims of child sexual abuse started in August 2015. Friends and colleagues of Sir Edward have said he was "completely asexual" and the child sex abuse allegations were "totally uncharacteristic and unlikely".

Global Media Federal Bureau of Investigation questions Vegas killer's girlfriend in LA
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation questions Vegas killer's girlfriend in LA

Danley landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday evening, a law enforcement source told CNN . On Sept. 28, the 64-year-old high-stakes gambler and real estate investor checked into Mandalay Bay and specifically requested an upper-floor room with a view of the Route 91 Harvest music festival, according to a person who has seen hotel records turned over to investigators.

Global Media Las Vegas shooting sparks long-held debate over gun control
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting sparks long-held debate over gun control

In the wake of Sunday night's Las Vegas shooting , the actor laid bare how the country's gun control laws (or lack thereof) have continued to stay the same regardless of how many shootings have occurred. Today was much more somber, though he had a lot of encouragement for the first responders, said that the whole world was watching them, that they were - that people were proud of them.

Global Media President Trump visits Las Vegas
Author: 0 President Trump visits Las Vegas

At least 59 people were killed in the attack and more than 500 were injured. In responding to the biggest mass shooting in modern United States history, President Trump assumed a role that was all too familiar for former president Barack Obama - consoling a shaken nation after a deadly shooting.

Global Media Russian Air Force Destroys Terrorist Command in Idlib, Syria
Author: 0 Russian Air Force Destroys Terrorist Command in Idlib, Syria

The leader of the al-Nusra terrorist group in Syria was critically injured in a Russian air attack, Moscow's defense ministry said Wednesday. Russian Federation had targeted Abu Mohamad al-Golani in an intelligence-led special operation while he was meeting his field commanders, the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

Global Media Catalan Leader Calls For Mediation In Disputed Spain Independence Vote
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The King delivered a stern warning in a TV address on Tuesday, saying Catalan leaders had acted "outside the law" and accusing them of "unacceptable disloyalty" for pressing ahead with their moves toward secession. Politically, the situation is complex for the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy . "Unilateral decisions, including declarations of independence from a sovereign state, are contrary to the European legal order and bound to provoke unsafe divisions", said European ...

Author: 0 Ryan says this is "critical ingredient" to preventing mass shootings

Fifty-nine people were killed and more than 500 wounded when Stephen Paddock , a 64-year-old retiree, opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas from his hotel room on October 1, according to police. "This isn't politicizing, this is saying people are getting shot while they are at concerts, while they are at malls, schools, night clubs". "It's very hard to pass any kind of...legislation that will put any type of restriction or regulation on the use of guns", says Rep.

Global Media Killing dissidents a curse on our democratic values: Yogi Adityanath
Author: 0 Killing dissidents a curse on our democratic values: Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath arrived at Keecheri on Wednesday morning to join the yatra , led by BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan, on a stretch of over 10 km. Now, they sense an opportunity to break through this fort, as they anticipate little resistance from the CPM because of the overwhelming presence of the media and the police.

Global Media Iraq army recaptures Hawija from 'Islamic State'
Author: 0 Iraq army recaptures Hawija from 'Islamic State'

With the capture of Hawija , the only area that remains under control of ISIL in Iraq is a stretch alongside the western border with Syria . Iraqi forces have recaptured the region of Hawija , one of the Islamic State (IS) terror group's last strongholds in the country, authorities announced on Thursday.

Global Media Akhilesh Yadav likely to be re-elected as SP's national president
Author: 0 Akhilesh Yadav likely to be re-elected as SP's national president

On the inaugural day, SP president Akhilesh Yadav will brief leaders about the party's agenda. This was announced by senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav at the SP national convention in Agra . The party national executive met here for the 10th convention and elected the 44-year-old for another term. At a press conference on Wednesday in Agra , Akhilesh said, "Sometimes my age and relation works to my advantage".

Author: 0 USA intercepts Egypt-North Korea arms shipment

The Washington Post report noted that a North Korean ship with a Cambodian flag was confiscated and inspected by Egyptian authorities in 2016, following the U.S. The irony of the situation and its real political dimenions was captured by Andrea Berger, a North Korea specialist who cites King's College London as her employer on Twitter, but is often quoted as a senior research associate at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California.

Global Media Trump at medical center to meet with victims
Author: 0 Trump at medical center to meet with victims

He also met with police officers, dispatchers and others who had responded to the shooting Sunday night, telling them: "You showed the world and the world is watching, and you showed what professionalism is all about". Trump's desire to avoid the tricky topic tracks with talking points the White House distributed after the shooting that urged supporters to stress now was not the time to talk about gun control.

Global Media Senate Intelligence Heads Warn that Russian Election Meddling Continues
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Heads Warn that Russian Election Meddling Continues

Richard Burr (R-NC) in a news conference , as Burr repeatedly refused to put an end date on the investigation. Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, and Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, told reporters their panel has conducted more than 250 hours of interviews , reviewed 100,000 pages of documents and confirmed the intelligence community's conclusion that the Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential election.

Global Media Ex-Presidents to Attend Texas Concert for Hurricane Relief
Author: 0 Ex-Presidents to Attend Texas Concert for Hurricane Relief

Every former, living US president will attend a Hurricane Harvey relief concert on Saturday, October 21 at Texas A&M University, the home of the George H.W. All five living former US presidents are bringing their hurricane-relief efforts to the concert stage later this month in Texas. Asked if Lovett and Keen - both Aggie graduates - were on board immediately, McGrath confirmed they were "definitely in on the ground floor - there from the get-go".

Global Media Secret tunnel discovered before world's biggest bank heist could take place
Author: 0 Secret tunnel discovered before world's biggest bank heist could take place

Mr Lopes said: 'The gang's investment was in the range of 4 million real ($1.27 million), they said, each of the participants put in 200,000 real $6,340) and their estimate was to take 1 billion real ($317 million). Earlier this year, a Brazilian gang stole $40 million from a vault in Paraguay. To enter the tunnel, gang members descended a two meter ladder from one of the rooms in the rented house.

Global Media Mattis Relaxes Rules Of Engagement In Afghanistan
Author: 0 Mattis Relaxes Rules Of Engagement In Afghanistan

Trump's tough words about Pakistan , a troubled USA security partner, infuriated Islamabad, which has denied the country provides safe havens for the Taliban . "We will also expand authorities for American armed forces to target the terrorists and criminal networks that sow violence and chaos throughout Afghanistan", Trump said at the time.

Global Media Las Vegas shooter reportedly wired $100K to Philippines
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooter reportedly wired $100K to Philippines

Two weeks before the shooting, travel records show Marilou Danley , who lived in Memphis between 1991 and 2007 , left the country using her Australian passport to travel to her home country of the Philippines . Paddock would always order a venti mocha cappuccino, while Danley would order a medium caramel macchiato. He had an arsenal of weapons, including bump-fire stocks found in the hotel, which is a legal device that enables a shooter to fire bullets rapidly, similar to an automatic ...

Global Media Las Vegas Shooting Sends Gun Stocks Soaring
Author: 0 Las Vegas Shooting Sends Gun Stocks Soaring

So why do gun stocks jump after a shooting? The deadliest mass shooting in United States history left 59 people dead and more than 500 people injured. Political change can have an adverse effect on gun stocks, too. Four senior USA officials told Reuters at the time that the President intends to shift control of non-military weapons sales outside the U.S.

Author: 0 Egypt denies N.Korea arms bound for its military

The ship was raided, and Egyptian officials found more than 30,000 rocket-propelled grenades concealed under 2,300 tons of loose yellow rock. In a statement sent to AFP, spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid "categorically denied what the (Washington Post ) report mentioned regarding Egypt being the destination for the shipment".

Global Media Puerto Rico law students coming to finish their studies
Author: 0 Puerto Rico law students coming to finish their studies

Florida is also sending a group of vehicles and law enforcement officers from the Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Law Enforcement to help Puerto Rico in law and order efforts. Just 45 percent of Puerto Rico residents have access to clean drinking water and only nine wastewater treatment plants are working, according to FEMA.

Global Media The deadline to file for DACA is just two days away
Author: 0 The deadline to file for DACA is just two days away

McCament repeated that after Sen. "The president was very clear we're dealing with DACA ", said McCarthy, R-Calif. DACA recipients whose status is set to expire during the six month period - which ends March 5 - have been given until October 5 to re-apply.

Global Media Three Army Special Forces Reportedly Killed and Two Injured in Niger
Author: 0 Three Army Special Forces Reportedly Killed and Two Injured in Niger

A Niger diplomatic source said the attackers had come from Mali and had killed several soldiers, without saying whether any of the US troops stationed in the West African country were among the victims. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly briefed President Donald Trump on the attack, according to Reuters. There are about 400 USA military personnel in Niger most of whom work at two drone bases, in Niamey and Agardez in northern Niger, providing reconnaissance information to the Nigerien ...

Global Media Countdown To Get Us Out Of The Obamabomb Deal With Iran
Author: 0 Countdown To Get Us Out Of The Obamabomb Deal With Iran

If the White House does not certify the deal, it opens the door for Congress to reimpose nuclear-related sanctions that were lifted once the deal was signed by the six world powers who negotiated it. Cotton, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee , told an audience at the Council of Foreign Relations that President Donald Trump was correct in calling the deal "a direct national security threat".

Global Media Puerto Rico aid rolling in, still 'logistically challenging'
Author: 0 Puerto Rico aid rolling in, still 'logistically challenging'

Cruz's t-shirt is reminiscent of the "nasty woman" insult Trump hurled at his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton - and insult her supporters turned into a rallying cry. But another wanted to take the focus away from Trump and return it to the American citizens in Puerto Rico , who are doing everything they can to rebuild their communities.

Global Media Supreme Court takes up partisan redistricting case
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That would "cause very serious harm to the status and integrity of the decisions of this court in the eyes of the country", he said. Usually, the party in power is the one in control of the redistricting - meaning both Republicans and Democrats have benefited from gerrymandering.

Global Media Al-Qaida-linked group denies leader was wounded
Author: 0 Al-Qaida-linked group denies leader was wounded

Lavrov pointed out that despite the efforts being taken oil trade earned the Islamic State $200 million-$250 million previous year alone. "As a result of the strike, the leader of Jabhat al-Nusra Abu Mohammed al-Golani received multiple serious shrapnel wounds, lost an arm and is in a critical condition, according to several independent sources", Konashenkov said in a statement.

Global Media Dem Sen Blumenthal: 'Significant' Receptiveness From Republicans on Bump-Stock Ban
Author: 0 Dem Sen Blumenthal: 'Significant' Receptiveness From Republicans on Bump-Stock Ban

As the investigation continues into the mass shooting in Las Vegas, there's been much public speculation over how the suspect could have had automatic weapons. Yablon focused on a specific model, the Bump Fire Stock , which at the time sold for about $100. A wide number of senators said Wednesday they were still trying to familiarize themselves with the device.

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