Archive for September 20th, 2017

New riots over police shooting raise the question: What is it about St. Louis?

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

In St. Louis, protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist have degenerated into violent clashes with police. Problems between police and the black community exist well beyond St. Louis and nearby Ferguson. But this week’s clashes suggest that racial problems run deep here. Read more [...]

Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Hurricane Maria has knocked out electricity for the entire island, home to more than 3.5m people. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reason

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

A mother shopping with her young son in Target was caught off guard when an elderly man gave the toddler a $20 bill — but when he explained himself, she was reduced to tears. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Hurricane Maria hits Virgin Islands and bears down on Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

“Evacuate,” Puerto Rico’s safety commissioner warned residents. “Otherwise, you’re going to die.” Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Trump Threatens To ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea In ‘America First’ Speech At United Nations

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

President Donald Trump forcefully defended the United States and condemned North Korea and Iran in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, while trying to strike a cordial tone on the international alliances he had previously criticized. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Louisiana man held for two ‘racially motivated’ murders

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Police say a copy of an Adolf Hitler speech was discovered in a search of Kenneth Gleason’s home. Read more BBC News – US & Canada