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Residents of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands Airlifted To Mainland

Victims from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are now being airlifted to hospitals to receive care for critical medical conditions.  The National Disaster Medical System, N.D.M.S, and Federal Coordination Center, F.C.C, which were activated in cities within the southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, and South Carolina in an effort to provide free medical assistance to those suffering from life threatening issues. ...Read more

Michigan Mother Jailed For Refusing To Vaccinate Her Son

Rebecca Bredow has been sentenced to seven days in jail after she refused a judge’s order to have her son vaccinated.  Bredow reneged on agreements with her former husband dating back to November 2016 to have the boy immunized.  Her ex-husband has now been awarded temporary primary custody.  The mother-of-two was sentenced on Wednesday for contempt of court.  She and her attorney plan to appeal. ...Read more

Girlfriend Of Las Vegas Shooter Returns To United States

Marilou Danley, girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday evening, a law enforcement source told CNN. She is being accompanied by the FBI in Los Angeles, where Las Vegas police plan to question her, according to sources.   Las Vegas shooter Paddock encouraged his girlfriend Marilou Danley to leave the country before his attack that left 58 people dead, her sisters have said in a statement.   ...Read more

President Trump Travels To Las Vegas After Mass Shooting

President Trump will land in Las Vegas on Wednesday to console a city still reeling from the deadliest shooting spree in modern U.S. history.  The president will meet with first responders and local officials as well as visit victims’ families.  This visit will mark the first time Trump is traveling to a city in the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting. ...Read more

Trump Set To Visit Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to San Juan on Tuesday to meet with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria.  The president is expected to spend more than five hours on the island, meeting with first responders, local officials and some of the residents struggling to recover from the hurricane. ...Read more

Nobel Physics Prize Awards Discovery In Gravitational Waves

The Nobel Physics Prize 2017 has been awarded to three scientists for their discoveries in faint ripples flying through the universe called gravitational waves.  Sweden’s Royal Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday that the winners are Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology. ...Read more

20 Dead and 100s Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

More than 20 people were killed and 100 injured when what appears to be a lone gunman opened fire from a perch high up in the the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said.  Las Vegas Police Department said the suspected gunman was believed to be a local and was on 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay hotel. Police responded to the scene, engaged him and he is now dead. Officials said they did not believe there were any more shooters. ...Read more

Puerto Rico Under Flash Flood Watch While Awaiting Supplies and Assistance

Puerto Rico is under a flash flood watch as the ongoing wait for food and supplies continues in the US island after Hurricane Maria hit more than a week ago.  Heavy rain is expected through the weekend, which “will aggravate the ongoing recovery and relief efforts,” the National Weather Service said.  Federal officials say aid has been delivered across the island, however millions of residents are still without electricity, water or gas. ...Read more

Mumbai Railway Station Stampede Kills At Least 22

At least 22 people have been killed and more than 35 injured during a rush-hour stampede in a Mumbai railway station, according to local authorities.  Officials believe the stampede was triggered by overcrowding and people seeking shelter from monsoon rains . Officials warn that the death toll is likely to rise. ...Read more