October 4, 2022

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  • On the other side of the continent, another hurricane looms, with Mexico in its sights
    The U.S. Embassy and consulates in Mexico warned Americans on the country’s Pacific coast to be prepared as a major hurricane was forecast to make landfall Monday.With all eyes on the death and destruction wrought last week by Hurricane Ian, which was blamed Sunday for 83 deaths in Florida and four in North Carolina, Hurricane…
  • Sacheen Littlefeather, who declined Marlon Brando’s Oscar, dies at 75
    Sacheen Littlefeather, who declined Marlon Brando’s Oscar for “The Godfather” on his behalf at the 1973 Academy Awards, died Sunday, the Academy of Motion Pictures said.In June, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences apologized to Littlefeather for her treatment at the Oscars that night. Littlefeather attended an in-person presentation of the apology at…
  • Bolsonaro, Lula headed to runoff after polarized Brazil presidential vote
    Jair Bolsonaro considerably outperformed expectations in Brazil’s presidential election, proving that the far-right wave he rode to the presidency remains a force and providing the world with yet another example of polls missing the mark.The most-trusted opinion polls had indicated leftist former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was far out front, and potentially even…
  • In Nevada governor debate, Trump-backed Lombardo seeks distance from former president
    LAS VEGAS — In a wide-ranging and mostly civil debate in Las Vegas, Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak and Republican challenger Joe Lombardo, the sheriff of Clark County, duked it out over education, taxes, inflation and abortion.Notably, they agreed on only one issue: that the 2020 election was not stolen.Asked by moderator Jon Ralston whether he…
  • GOP candidate tepid on Trump in Nevada gubernatorial debate: ‘I wouldn’t say great’
    RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s Republican gubernatorial candidate, Joe Lombardo, sought in a debate on Sunday to distance himself from former President Donald Trump over his lies about the 2020 election, but said Trump’s policies were better than those under the Biden administration, which he blames for inflation and rising interest rates.  “It’s an abysmal failure.…
  • Mormon leader, 98, acknowledges aging as he sits at podium during two-day event
    Russell M. Nelson, the 98-year-old president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans for 18 new temples to be constructed across the globe, including five new U.S. locations, at the group’s biannual General Conference Sunday afternoon in Salt Lake City. Earlier during the two-day assembly, Mr. Nelson denounced sexual abuse, and…
  • Da Silva, Bolsonaro head to runoff in Brazil’s presidential race
    The top two candidates in Brazil’s presidential election, leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, are headed for a runoff after neither won Sunday’s crowded contest outright. The runoff will pit Mr. Bolsonaro, a regulation-slashing firebrand who has been called Brazil’s version of Donald Trump, against his political nemesis,…
  • Convicted killer from Peru caught trying to reenter U.S.
    A convicted murderer was caught trying to reenter the U.S. through California, according to authorities. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that a 72-year-old Peruvian national was among a group of four men caught trying to illegally enter the El Centro section of the border on Sept. 17. The man, who wasn’t named by…
  • Consultant who cleared Dolphins’ Tagovailoa to play after head blow is fired
    The pro football consultant who cleared Dolphins’ quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to play during the team’s Sept. 25 game has been terminated, a source familiar with the matter said.The consultant, who was not named, gave his approval after Tagovailoa hit his head on the turf during Miami’s 27-15 win Sunday at Buffalo. Afterward, the player stumbled…
  • At least 129 people killed in stampede after soccer match in Indonesia, authorities say
    Some suffocated and others were trampled as hundreds of people ran to the exit in an effort to avoid the tear gas. In the chaos, 34 died at the stadium, including two officers, and some reports include children among the casualties.“We have already done a preventive action before finally firing the tear gas as (fans) began…
  • Iran grants furlough to American prisoner Siamak Namazi, lifts travel ban on his elderly father
    Iran has granted a furlough to imprisoned Iranian-American Siamak Namazi for the first time in seven years, and lifted the travel ban on his elderly father, the U.N. secretary general and the family’s lawyer said Saturday.Iranian authorities gave Namazi a one-week, renewable furlough and he was reunited with his parents in Tehran, his lawyer Jared…
  • Charleston, South Carolina, dodges a big bullet named Ian
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — This historic city of graceful mansions and Spanish moss-draped trees dodged the devastation Saturday that Hurricane Ian had visited on Florida. But Charleston was left with yet another reminder of how vulnerable it remains to powerful storms. The damage to Charleston, a city below sea level with a long history of flooding,…
  • Metrorail announces further delays to reopening of Blue and Yellow Line stations in Virginia
    The six Blue and Yellow Line Metrorail stations south of the Reagan National Airport station will be closed an extra two weeks, now reopening Nov. 6 instead of Oct. 23, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Friday. The six affected stations in Virginia are the Braddock Road, King St-Old Town, Eisenhower Ave, Huntington, Van…
  • Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; U.S. frees 2 prisoners
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Venezuela on Saturday freed seven Americans imprisoned in the South American country in exchange for the release of two nephews of President Nicholas Maduro’s wife who had been jailed for years by the United States on drug smuggling convictions, a senior U.S. official said. The swap of the Americans, including five oil…
  • LDS Church leader, 98, decries abuse in global talk, but turns heads for sitting at the podium
    Russell M. Nelson, the 98-year-old president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, decried sexual abuse in a brief message to the group’s biannual General Conference Saturday in Salt Lake City. In his brief Saturday morning address, the independent Salt Lake Tribune newspaper reported, Mr. Nelson decried abuse as “a grievous sin.” The…
  • Air Force grounds most of its C-130H cargo planes due to cracks in propeller barrels
    The Air Force is unable to fly 116 of its 128 C-130H cargo planes due to issues with how the propellers on the craft were assembled, Air Mobility Command confirmed Friday. The 116 affected planes, which consist of the C-130H model and variants, were initially grounded Tuesday. Inspections continue to figure out which of those…
  • Abbott and O’Rourke spar over migrant busing, guns and grid failure in Texas governor’s debate
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke clashed repeatedly Friday night on issues ranging from immigration to guns in the state’s lone gubernatorial debate before Election Day.The hour-long showdown at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was the first time the two candidates were in the same room since May, when O’Rourke…
  • Ex-Texas jail warden and his brother are accused of fatally shooting a migrant who stopped for water
    Two brothers, including a former jail warden, are accused of fatally shooting an undocumented migrant and injuring another who had stopped for water at a West Texas reservoir, an arrest affidavit obtained Friday shows.Mark Sheppard and Michael Sheppard, both 60, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in the Sept. 27 shooting 93 miles southeast of…
  • Florida hospital without running water faces a sanitation crisis in the wake of Hurricane Ian
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Hurricane Ian has created a burgeoning biohazard situation in at least one Florida hospital close to where the storm first made landfall. Staffers at the Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers told NBC News that the facility’s running water went out Wednesday and hasn’t yet been restored. If water service…
  • Five fatal shootings in Stockton, California, could be serial killings, police say
    Police in Stockton, California, are searching for a person of interest in a series of deadly, after-dark shootings in the city.Police said that an unidentified person captured on grainy security video could be a suspect or a witness and that others may be involved in the five attacks that have happened since July.”We have a…
  • Live Updates: Strong winds in SC ahead of Hurricane Ian
    The Latest on Hurricane Ian: The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian has risen to 17 as Florida authorities on Friday afternoon confirmed several drowning deaths and other fatalities. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said the deaths included a 22-year-old woman who was ejected from an ATV rollover on Friday because of a road…
  • Nobel Prize season arrives amid war, nuclear fears, hunger
    This year’s Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster. The secretive Nobel committees never hint who will win the prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, economics or peace. It’s anyone’s guess who might win the awards…
  • Taliban say suicide bombing in Shiite area of Kabul kills 19
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck an education center in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, a Taliban-appointed spokesman for the Kabul police chief said. The explosion inside the center in the Dashti Barchi neighborhood of Kabul — populated mostly by members of Afghanistan’s…
  • Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A revived Hurricane Ian threatened coastal South Carolina and the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding Friday after the deadly storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and trapped thousands in their homes. Sheets of rain whipped trees and power lines and left many areas on Charleston’s downtown peninsula under water by midday.…
  • GCS Glass & Mirror Report Reveals Common Mistakes People Make When Purchasing Shower Doors
    GCS Glass & Mirror, a leading shower door company in Denver, Colorado, has released a
  • The Chiropractic Doctors in Grand Rapids Celebrates over 350 5-Star Reviews
    The Chiropractic Doctors, the leading chiropractic clinic in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is proud to announce
  • GCS Glass & Mirror Phoenix Releases Buyers’ Guide For Purchasing A New Shower Door
    GCS Glass & Mirror, a leading provider of shower doors in the Phoenix area, has
  • Wise Glass LLC Reveals Benefits Of Neo-Angle Shower Enclosures
    Wise Glass LLC, the leading provider of high-quality shower enclosures in Hurst, Texas, has recently
  • Stuart Curry Dentistry Report Reveals How To Prevent Tooth Decay
    Stuart Curry Dentistry has released a new report which shows how tooth decay can be
  • Abby Wambach is cutting all ties with Brett Favre-backed venture that got Mississippi welfare funds
    Retired U.S. women’s soccer star Abby Wambach began cutting ties Thursday with a joint venture linked to Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre that received millions of dollars in Mississippi welfare funds, hours after NBC News contacted her about the matter.Wambach told NBC News in a statement she has “initiated the process to immediately…