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North Carolina – Protests Erupt After Man Killed In Officer-involved Shooting In Charlotte

September 20, 2016 at 11:48 PM
North Carolina - Television station aerial coverage is showing protesters breaking windows on a police vehicle after an officer shot a man earlier in the day at a Charlotte apartment complex. On WSOC-TV footage Tuesday night, several of the vehicle's windows appeared to be broken and the windshield shattered. Demonstrators lingered after the initial damage. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police...

Washington – Earth Smashes Yet Another Heat Record; 16th Month In A Row

September 20, 2016 at 11:36 PM
Washington - Another month, another global heat record smashed. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday said August's temperature of 61.74 degrees (16.52 Celsius) was .09 degrees (.05 Celsius) warmer than the old August record set last year, and was the 16th consecutive month of record-breaking heat. NOAA monitoring chief Deke Arndt said it was also the hottest summer...

United Nations – UN Chief And US President Toast Each Other For Last Time

September 20, 2016 at 11:15 PM
United Nations - It was a unique event for the United Nations laced with nostalgia, humor and tributes — the secretary-general and the U.S. president toasting each other for the last time in front of the world's leaders. Every year, the U.N. chief hosts a formal lunch for the presidents, prime ministers and potentates attending the annual ministerial meeting of the U.N. General Assembly. And...

Cambridge, MA – Wireless Signals Can Detect Your Feelings With New Device

September 20, 2016 at 11:00 PM
Cambridge, MA - What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad? A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can detect a person's emotions using wireless signals reflecting off a person's body to measure human behavior. Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory say their EQ-Radio device is 87...

New York – US Motorists Wasted Billions On Premium Gasoline Last Year

September 20, 2016 at 10:41 PM
New York - U.S. consumers wasted billions of dollars last year filling their cars with costly premium-grade gasoline for no tangible benefit, according to a study by the country's leading motorist advocacy group. The report by Heathrow, Florida-based AAA comes as low pump prices and a growing economy enticed U.S. motorists to buy more premium-grade gasoline in June than in any month since...

London – Giving Babies Eggs And Nuts Early May Avert Allergies

September 20, 2016 at 10:33 PM
London - Infants who get a taste of eggs and peanuts starting when they’re as young as 4 months old may have a lower risk of developing allergies to those foods than babies who try them later, a research review suggests. With eggs, giving babies that first spoonful between 4 and 6 months was associated with 46 percent lower odds of egg allergies than waiting to introduce this food...

Washington – More Than 300 Scientists Warn Over Trump’s Climate Change Stance

September 20, 2016 at 10:00 PM
Washington - Hundreds of top scientists warned on Tuesday against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's vow to pull the United States out of the Paris climate-warming accord if elected in November. The 375 members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, including 30 Nobel Prize winners, said in an open letter that a U.S. abandonment of the agreement would make it far harder to...

Lakewood, NJ – Social Center For Lakewood Girls Destroyed By Fire

September 20, 2016 at 09:15 PM
Lakewood, NJ - An early morning fire in Jackson, New Jersey completely destroyed a social center serving troubled teenage girls and young women from the Lakewood area. The fire broke out at No. 1 2095 County Line Road just before 6 AM, according to the Asbury Park Press, with firefighters from Jackson, Howell and Lakewood all responding to the blaze at the home of Minyan Shelanu’s girls...

Damascus, Syria – Hanging Video Of Noted Israeli Spy Eli Cohen Has Widow Asking Officials To Locate Her Husband’s Body For Proper Burial

September 20, 2016 at 08:48 PM
Damascus, Syria - Gruesome video of the public hanging of a Mossad agent in Damascus that surfaced today prompted his widow to call on Israeli officials to find her husband’s body and bring it home so that the family can finally mourn his death properly. The video, taken by official Syrian television, shows the final moments of Eli Cohen, reported Arutz Sheva. Cohen became a member of...

New York – Full Hanjin Ship Can Not Dock Because There’s No Plan To Leave

September 20, 2016 at 08:37 PM
New York - Failed South Korean cargo line Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd has found the money to unload a full container ship waiting outside a New York-area port. But there is another problem: once unloaded, the empty vessel may not be able to go back out to sea. The predicament of the Hanjin Miami, one of 10 U.S.-bound ships stranded by the Hanjin bankruptcy, illustrates one way that disputes over...

New York – U.S. Charges NY Bomb Suspect With Use Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction

September 20, 2016 at 08:00 PM
New York - U.S. prosecutors charged an Afghan-born man arrested after weekend attacks in New York and New Jersey with four counts, including use of weapons of mass destruction and bombing a public place, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday. Federal officials say Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man charged with planting explosives in New York City and New Jersey, bought bomb ingredients on...

Rockland County, NY – Day Calls On State To Conduct Route 202 Safety Study After Death Of Yeshiva Student Is 3rd Fatality In Under A Year

September 20, 2016 at 07:10 PM
Rockland County, NY - Just over two weeks after a 17 year old yeshiva student died after being struck by a car while standing in a yeshiva driveway located off a busy Ramapo roadway, Rockland County Executive Ed Day has called upon the state to conduct a pedestrian safety study in the area. As previously reported on VIN News(http://bit.ly/2cRLSnv), 17 year old Marcos Tawil of Argentina died...

Melbourne, FL – 2 Alligators Caught, Killed After Homeless Man Attacked In Florida

September 20, 2016 at 07:04 PM
Melbourne, FL - Florida wildlife officials say they've captured and killed an alligator believed to have attacked a homeless man who was swimming in a river. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Greg Workman told Florida Today (https://goo.gl/wKdTX8) on Tuesday that authorities actually captured and killed two large alligators in Crane Creek in Melbourne. Both gators...

Washington – Pence Defends Trump Jr. Over Skittles ‘Metaphor’

September 20, 2016 at 06:28 PM
Washington - Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is defending the son of his running mate after Donald Trump Jr. compared Syrian refugees to poisoned candy. Pence told MSNBC in an interview Tuesday that the younger Trump was simply using a "metaphor." Trump Jr. posted on his social media account Monday the image of a bowl of multicolored candies called Skittles. He asked his...

New York – Maker Of Tannerite Explosive Rejects Link To NY Bombing

September 20, 2016 at 05:58 PM
New York - The maker of an explosive linked to bombs in New York and New Jersey over the weekend said on Tuesday there was no proof its Tannerite product had been used in the attacks and said it would be a poor choice for a bomb. Tannerite, an explosive powder commonly used at gun ranges to make targets blow up, or a similar substance was one ingredient in the homemade bombs that exploded in...

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