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Two St. Louis police officers shot in city's downtown

KMOX has been told that the victims are a male and female officer who are both now in surgery. Both officers were reported in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital. The officers, one male and one female, were believed to be stable, said police Major Dan Howard. The officers had not even gotten out of their auto when they were shot, O'Toole said.

Massive fire rips through 5-story building in Lower Manhattan

A total 44 units and 198 firefighters responded to the dramatic, five-alarm blaze, officials said. The extent of injuries caused by the fire was unclear but media reports said that as many as six firefighters were hurt. It started to billow out through the windows on the sides'. When asked for details on the fire, an FDNY spokeswoman said: "There's a lot of it". Firefighters smashed through roughly 80 remaining windows to vent the structure.

Juvenile arrested in connection with Bedford teen's death

According to the Bedford Police Department, the juvenile was an acquaintance of Kaytlynn Cargill and was detained Friday morning. After finding the body, however, investigators announced that evidence definitively proved she died due to "homicidal violence".

AMBER Alert in Fresno canceled, 5-month-old boy found safe

He was found in southeast Fresno. The CHP tweeted about 5:00 p.m. that the boy had been found. By 4:55 p.m., the child was returned and police were searching for the father. He is 5-foot-10 and weighs 185 pounds. The boy is described as Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. Miley Brummett - The child is a 7 old, with Black hair that was last seen wearing Purple trousers, White short-sleeve shirt.

Puppies recovering from slashed throats, man arrested for animal cruelty

The woman told police that after going through her text messages, she discovered one from her husband that hinted at him trying to cut the puppy's throats. The incident report notes that a fourth puppy had an injured left, rear leg. Vandenberg's wife said she hadn't been home for two days and the dogs were in Christopher's custody during that time, according to the incident report.

US Navy shoots down ballistic missile in test near Hawaii

Fen Hampson, director of the global security program at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, said the government should undertake a careful analysis of the idea, since North Korea's evolving capabilities are testing old assumptions.

Trump's aide, longtime bodyguard plans to leave White House

Kelly has restricted access to the president since joining the administration, and Schiller has reportedly complained that he has to call the White House switchboard just to speak to the president on the phone. Schiller is now the subject of a lawsuit filed by protesters who claim he assaulted them outside Trump Tower in September 2015. When Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May, he dispatched Schiller with a letter detailing the firing to the FBI's Washington, D.C.

Sanders: 51-vote threshold to repeal Obamacare is nearing deadline

The Senate parliamentarian has determined that rules governing the effort will expire when the fiscal year ends September 30, according to independent Sen. Still, doing a tax overhaul and Obamacare repeal in the same legislation would be time-consuming and unlikely. But this also has implications for tax reform.

THAAD Deployment to Be Complete Next Month

Local protesters turned away two USA military vehicles that attempted to enter the THAAD deployment site Monday in central South Korea. The THAAD deployment was agreed during the Park Geun-hye administration. In the letter, Song went on to say that THAAD deployment area was to be "used purely as a missile operations base" and would "not have a large US Forces Korea presence stationed, which means there will be little impact on the surrounding environment".

Indigenous People's Day to Replace Columbus Day Following LA City Council Vote

But that won't happen in Philadelphia if the Italian-American community has anything to say about it. Those activists did agree on creating Indigenous People's Day , but for it to be celebrated on a different date. O'Farrell, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, added he thinks Los Angeles should celebrate indigenous peoples because the city has the highest population of Native Americans in the United States.

San Francisco blasts past 100 degrees, shatters all-time record high temperature

Cooler, maybe. San Francisco is expected to hit a high of 93 Friday and it is supposed to reach 102 in Oakland. Slightly less dire warnings are in effect for the North and South Bay. For many, Thursday's temperatures were smothering. "It's too much energy to run it", she said. Over at the Beaver Creek Smokehouse in Martinez, co-owner Robert Zavatero, 59, posted a note early Thursday afternoon on the restaurant's door alerting customers that the extreme heat would temporarily cut hours of ...

Multi-mission Raytheon missile hits ballistic missile target

The United Nations Security Council condemned North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday as an "outrageous" act and demanded that Pyongyang not launch any more missiles and abandon all nuclear weapons and programs. Kim Jong Un at a ballistic rocket launch drill. North Korea will no doubt be watching the world's reaction to see if it can use Tuesday's flight over Japan as a precedent for future launches.

Did Trump Assist Rescuers in Pulling Harvey Victims from Floodwaters?

The president was joined in the Oval Office by leaders of the Salvation Army, the American Red Cross and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. The administration has however said that it was monitoring the situation. The aide wasn't authorized to publicly disclose the information in advance of a formal announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity. The storm is now threatening the region near the Texas-Louisiana state line.

Border Patrol: Man found crossing illegally had prior felony

U.S. Border Patrol agents conducted a checkpoint on Interstate 93 over the weekend, resulting in the arrests of 25 people who were in the country illegally. The Beecher Falls Border Patrol Station, authorized by the Woodstock Police Department, set up a checkpoint between Exits 30 and 31 on I-93. In addition, agents recovered drugs and drug paraphernalia including 2 pounds of marijuana and smaller amounts of cocaine, psilocybin mushrooms, and hash oil, according to the statement.

Area rescue groups ready to help animals in Harvey disaster

The Brandywine Valley SPCA says they will be taking in a total of 43 rescued animals from a shelter, in Louisiana's Jefferson Parish, which was devastated by Hurricane Harvey . "As the unimaginable devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold, the resilience and strength of our community will not be shaken as we come together, neighbors serving neighbors", said Patricia Mercer, president of the Houston SPCA .

Blame Harvey for rising gas prices in Minnesota

He's the owner of Joel's Lawn and Snow in Minneapolis. Chicago had the most expensive prices in the area, with an average of $2.79. We need a solution, so people can drive a lot more. "And by mid-September, we'll start to see a decline". "State troopers will be on full patrols, actively looking for unsafe drivers in an effort to keep the number of traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities as low as possible", said Colonel McDonough.

"Feminist" PM silent as Liberal MP Kang resigns amidst sexual harassment allegations

The president of the Calgary-Skyview riding association says he hasn't spoken with Kang since his resignation, but says the MP has their support. In a Hill Times story Thursday, Calgarian Kristin Morrell - who could not be reached for comment Friday - said she too had been harassed by Kang when she worked in his office from 2011-2012 while he served in the provincial legislature.

RAF becomes UK's 1st service to open up all roles to women

In 2016, former prime minister David Cameron announced the ban on women serving in close combat roles in the RAF would be lifted after a recommendation from the chief of general staff Nick Carter. Women will make RAF fighting units stronger due to their "emotional intelligence", its head of recruiting has said. Still, the possibility that they might now serve in combat roles left some in the military sceptical.

Johnson leads PGA Tour event in Boston

And the 33-year-old again looked the man to beat at TPC Boston after carding five birdies, an eagle and two bogeys in an opening 66 to claim the lead on five under par. If you can be in the fairway where you can control the spin on the golf ball, it's a big advantage. Friday morning dawned cool at TPC Boston, with temperatures in the high 40s.

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Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

The stock increased 1.97% or $0.1 on August 25, reaching $5.18. About 251,453 shares traded. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2016 Q4. It has outperformed by 1.07% the S&P500. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, March 13. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , four have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company.

David Clarke Resigns as Milwaukee County Sheriff

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will appoint a successor to outspoken conservative Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke following his resignation. It is not yet clear why Clarke chose to resign. "We'll put out applications, we officially, late yesterday, got word from the clerk, got the copy of the actual resignation letter which we have to have before we start the process", said Walker.

Tillerson Thanks Mexico For Offering Harvey Assistance

FOREIGN SECRETARY VIDEGARAY: You're absolutely welcome, and we are - we're here to help. "It's very generous for Mexico to offer to help in this very, very challenging time", the Secretary of State said. "In Texas, given the Legislature's focus these past few months on sanctuary cities sends a clear signal to hundreds of thousands of Texans, particularly Latinos along the Gulf Coast and in Harris County, that we're not with you and in an increasingly purple state, that may mean ...

Three teens charged in death of Orthodox MMA fighter

Summer Church, 16, along with Roberto Ortiz of Boynton Beach and Jace Swinton of Margate, both 18, were booked into the Palm Beach County jail Friday morning after being indicted in Rajman's killing, said sheriff's office spokesman Eric Davis.

USA diplomats suffered brain injuries in 'sonic attack'

Some of the diplomats hurt in a mystery "sonic harassment attack" on the U.S. embassy in Cuba suffered brain injuries or permanent hearing loss, their staff association said Friday. Permanent hearing loss has also been diagnosed, and the American Foreign Service Association said additional symptoms had included brain swelling, severe headaches, loss of balance and "cognitive disruption".

Sam Rockwell Just Got Cast in Cheney

Sam Rockwell has joined the cast of Cheney , the Adam McKay-directed biopic that centers around former USA vice president Dick Cheney , The Hollywood Reporterconfirms. Brad Pitt , Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner of Plan B will produce Cheney with McKay and his Gary Sanchez partners, Will Ferrell and Kevin Messick .

Woman Dies After Reported Botched Breast Surgery at Beauty Salon

The woman who performed the botched procedure has been charged with reckless grievous bodily harm and using poison so as to endanger life, according to BuzzFeed . Her charges are now expected to be upgraded following the victim's death. Police prosecutor Sergeant Rutzou told Magistrate Sharon Freund that Shao was due to leave Australia on Thursday.

Brush Fire Threatens Homes In La Tuna Canyon

The 210 was closed in both directions and motorists were advised to avoid the area. Then, Stewart said, high winds indeed caused embers to created a spot fire a quarter-mile away from the initial blaze, across the 210 Freeway. Approximately a dozen homes on the 8300 block of La Tuna Canyon Road have been confirmed as being threatened, with an unknown additional number of homes also threatened.

Army to release water from 2 Houston reservoirs, flooding nearby homes

This week, for the second time in as many years, a storm has pushed the Addicks and Barker dams to their limit. Dr. Edmund Russo, with the Corps of Engineers, said 25 inches of rain had already been added to the reservoir. "This flood event will exceed the 2016 tax day flood elevations", Zetterstrom said. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said yesterday 54 counties had been declared state disaster areas and he plans to add 1,000 more National Guard personnel to the flood battle.

Police Seek 17-Year-Old in Connection to 16-Year-Old's Slaying

Thursday, Middlesex County District Attorney confirmed police are seeking Jonathan Perry, noting that 14 Farragut Ave.is his last known address. In a statement by the D.A.'s office, Perry is described as clean-shaven white male, with brown hair and green eyes.

Influential (and Wonky) Texas Laws Going into Effect September 1

Instead of a patchwork of rules and regulations regarding of texting and driving, the statewide ban goes into effect. Senator Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, debates Senator Judith Zaffirini who eventually wins passage in the Senate of her bill to ban texting while driving as legislators work at the Texas Capitol on May 19.

Christie Can't Get Over Sandy, Blasts Cruz for 'Playing Politics'

King's comments were representative of several NY and New Jersey Republicans interviewed by the AP who said they were still angry, but would not employ the tactics of their Texas colleagues as Congress awaits an expected Trump administration request for billions of dollars of assistance.

Spain asks North Korea to reduce diplomatic staff in Madrid

In a few months that will be a reality. Meanwhile, Washington's ban on U.S. citizens travelling to North Korea came into force on Friday. It must be diplomatically active'. The communist country also threatened in early August that it would fire on the US -held pacific territory of Guam. USA heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live-fire drill in South Korea on Thursday, intended as a show of force against the North.

Mexico, Canada to stay in NAFTA even if USA leaves - minister

McMaster on tap. But on Thursday after a phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the White House said both leaders "stressed their hope to reach an agreement by the end of this year". Some Mexican products would face high tariffs without NAFTA. The negotiations in Mexico City will be the second round on revamping NAFTA after talks in Washington two weeks ago.

Mueller Gets 1st Draft of Trump's Letter Firing Comey

Trump's lawyers insisted the president has the constitutional right to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director for any reason and that Mueller was an admitted leaker, the Wall Street Journal reports . So a new letter written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein focusing on Comey's mishandling of Hillary Clinton emails investigation was sent to the soon-to-be ousted bureau director instead.

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