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Demonstrators Protest At Cardinals/Cubs Game in St. Louis

About 300 demonstrators gathered peacefully outside a St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs game in St. Louis, to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect.  Various demonstrations have been ongoing since Sept. 15, when Jason Stockley was ruled not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith.... [Read Full Story]

China Urges North Korea and The United States To Stop War Of Words

On Tuesday, China urged North Korea and the United States to stop their escalating war of words and sit down for talks on cooling the recent spike in tensions.  Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang reinforce his country’s position that all sides should avoid provoking each other following the exchange of threats between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.... [Read Full Story]

Hurricane Maria Strengthening As it Heads Towards the Caribbean

Puerto Rico is making preparations in anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Maria, projected to make direct landfall this Wednesday. Maria is currently a Category 2 storm, and hurricane warnings have been issued for the islands of Guadeloupe, Dominica, St. Kitts, Nevis, Montserrat, St. Lucia and Martinique. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for Antigua and Barbuda.... [Read Full Story]

9/11 Ground Zero Commemoration

Monday is the 16th anniversary since  nearly 3,000 people were killed when four hijacked planes hit the trade center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001. The commemoration begins with a moment of silence at 8:46 am, the time when the first terrorist-piloted plane crashed into the World Trade Center’s north tower.... [Read Full Story]

Irma Takes Direct Aim At Florida

Irma has since been downgraded from Category 5, will still be regarded as the most powerful in the Atlantic in recorded history with 185 mph winds. Though Irma has lessened to 150 mph winds, the hurricane will still continue to be a big threat that will potentially devastate nearly almost all of Florida. ... [Read Full Story]

Florida Preps For Mass Evacuations

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is prepping for huge state evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma. The  Category 5 storm just plowed through the Caribbean, leaving the island absolutely decimated. While it’s possible by the time it reaching Florida, Irma could be reduced to Category 4, the damage and flooding will still be very significant. ... [Read Full Story]

Nurse Arrested After Following Protocol

A video of a Utah nurse being forcibly arrested when she refused to let police officers draw blood from an unconscious crash victim has gone viral. Her brutal arrest was caught on body-camera video, and expedited the officer to be put on paid leave immediately, and since fired from his job as a part time paramedic. ... [Read Full Story]