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Top Two Officers On USS McCain Relieved Of Duty

The U.S. Navy is dismissing the top two officers of the USS John S. McCain following an accident that left ten sailors dead.  The ship’s commanding officer and executive officer, Commander Alfredo J. Sánchez and Commander Jessie L. Sánchez respectively were relieved of their duties because of a loss of confidence.  . ...Read Full Story

California Wildfires Prompt Mass Evacuations In Napa Valley

Several wildfires in northern California have prompted mass evacuations in the Napa Valley, fire officials say. The Atlas Peak fire was the largest, quickly growing to more than 200 acres near Napa, and a fire near Calistoga had burned several buildings and prompted mandatory evacuations along several roads.  Early Monday morning, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department said fires had also erupted in Santa Rosa, Windsor and Sebastopol.. ...Read Full Story

Tropical Storm Nate Heads Towards Mexico and U.S.

Tropical Storm Nate formed Thursday is expected to reach the US Gulf Coast over the weekend as a hurricane.  Nate is forecast to gain force as it approaches the Yucatan Peninsula late Friday and turn into a Category 1 hurricane when it makes landfall in the US Gulf Coast on Sunday.  Parts of the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coastlines are under hurricane and tropical storm watches.. ...Read Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story