Keno revenue up in La Vista
Keno revenue up in La Vista
Joe Biden bested Donald Trump on Thursday night in a category sure to grab the president's attention: television ratings. Figures released Friday from Nielsen show that Biden's town hall on ABC averaged 13.9 million viewers, while Trump's averaged 10.6 million on NBC. But even when viewership figures are added for MSNBC and CNBC, cable networks owned by NBC that also carried Trump's town hall, the president's total viewership was 13 million, lower than Biden's.
Anti-terrorism prosecutors in France have detained nine people, including a minor, after a geography teacher was decapitated in broad daylight in front of multiple witnesses on a street in northern Paris on Friday afternoon, according to Paris police. The attack outside a school in the Parisian suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine occurred after the teacher showed caricatures of the prophet Muhammad published in the satire magazine Charlie Hebdo to his students, a police spokesperson told NBC. The teacher, identified as Samuel Paty, 47, told Muslim students they could leave the classroom ahead of the lesson on freedom of expression and blasphemy, according to the school district.
PARIS/CONFLANS-SAINTE-HONORINE, France (Reuters) - The teenager who beheaded a teacher outside the school in a Paris suburb where he taught had approached pupils in the street and asked them to point out his victim, anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard said on Saturday. Police shot dead the 18-year-old attacker, who was born in Russia, minutes after he murdered 47-year-old history teacher Samuel Paty in broad daylight in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine on Friday. A photograph of the teacher's body, accompanied by a message claiming responsibility posted on Twitter, was discovered on the assailant's phone, found near his body.
"Home Improvement" star Zachery Ty Bryan was arrested late Friday night for allegedly choking a woman he had been in a relationship with, according to the Eugene Police Department. Neighbors in an Eugene, Oregon apartment complex called police at 10:24 pm on Friday to report a physical dispute. When officers arrived, they found Bryan, 39, sitting outside of an apartment, according to an arrest reported obtained by TODAY.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign is warning supporters that the 2020 race is "far closer" than has been suggested. Biden's campaign manager, Jen O'Malley Dillon, in a memo warned supporters they should not grow complacent about the state of the race due to the Democratic nominee's consistent lead in national polls, The New York Times and The Washington Post report. “We cannot become complacent because the very searing truth is that Donald Trump can still win this race, and every indication we have shows that this thing is going to come down to the wire," Dillon reportedly wrote.
Mexico's former defense secretary helped a cartel smuggle thousands of kilograms of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the United States in exchange for bribes, according to court documents unsealed Friday. Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, 72, acted on behalf of the H-2 cartel while defense secretary from 2012 to 2018 under former President Enrique Pena Nieto, authorities said. Thousands of intercepted BlackBerry messages show the general ensured military operations were not conducted against the cartel, and that operations were initiated against rivals, according to prosecutors.
The editorial board of the Lexington Herald-Leader, one of Kentucky's largest newspapers, endorsed Amy McGrath over 36-year incumbent Mitch McConnell. "McConnell purports to care about Kentucky and the country, but time and again, he has chosen the GOP instead," the editorial board stated. Senate Majority Leader McConnell is one of the most high-profile Republicans in the country.
Rapper Nuke Bizzle was arrested Friday on charges of scamming over $1.2 million in unemployment benefits, according to the US Attorney's office in the Central District of California. The rapper, identified as Fontrell Antonio Baines from Memphis, Tennessee, schemed the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance provided under the CARES Act, which aims to provide coronavirus aid and relief, prosecutors said. Baines previously published a music video titled "EDD," the California Employment Development Department, according to the press release.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican who has ramped up his criticism of President Donald Trump's election strategy in recent days, brushed aside a fiery tweet Saturday in which the president described him as "stupid and obnoxious." "Ben said the same thing to Nebraskans that he has repeatedly said to the president directly," James Wegmann, a Sasse spokesman said of the senator's increasingly public criticism of the president. "Ben is focused on defending the Republican Senate majority, and he's not going to waste a single minute on tweets."
An 18-year-old man out on bond for a gun case was held without bail after he livestreamed himself during a sexual act with a 7-year-old first grader on break from her Chicago Public Schools remote learning class on Thursday prosecutors said. Catrell A. Walls, of the West Chesterfield neighborhood on the South Side, was arrested Thursday afternoon shortly after 3:30 p.m., after he was seen molesting the girl, police said. Walls, charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under 13 years old, appeared for a bond hearing Saturday afternoon before Judge Charles Beach.
A Utah landlord evicted an 18-year-old woman after she described suicidal thoughts to her roommates, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. The woman received a letter alleging she had violated the terms of her lease by interfering with her roommates' "quiet enjoyment" of their apartment and committing "recklessly [sic] endangerment of human life, assault, harassment, nuisance, disturbance of the peace." The woman told The Salt Lake Tribune she has contacted the building's management but has not received a response.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he voted for the late Ronald Reagan for president, instead of President Donald Trump. The Washington Post reported Friday that Hogan told the newspaper in an interview that he cast his ballot by mail last week for the former president as a write-in candidate. As a moderate Republican in a heavily Democratic state, Hogan hasn't shied away from criticizing Trump.
The US is set to execute a female federal inmate for the first time in 67 years, Donald Trump's justice department has said. Lisa Montgomery, who strangled a Missouri woman in 2004 and stole her unborn baby, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the US penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 8 December. Montgomery, whose lawyers have long argued she has brain damage from beatings as a child and suffers from psychosis and other mental conditions, will become the first woman executed by the US government since Bonny Brown Heady in December 1953.
Former spooks told Business Insider that Rudy Giuliani's role in coordinating a widely discredited New York Post story and President Donald Trump's willingness to seize on it highlights how vulnerable they are to being duped by Russian intelligence. Federal authorities are currently investigating whether purported emails in the story featuring communications between Hunter Biden and a Burisma Holdings executive were part of a foreign influence operation. Giuliani's access to Trump, the two men's personality traits, their eagerness to obtain dirt on the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, and unwillingness to acknowledge Russian interference makes them a goldmine for foreign intelligence services, ex-spies said.
A man named Matthew Hammar was found living in the rafters of a Raley's grocery store in Nevada after his foot fell through the ceiling, police told the Reno Gazette Journal. Local authorities confirmed to the outlet that Hammar was stealing food from the deli and even made himself "at home" during the week he lived in the ceiling. Hammar was charged with burglary and obstructing a police officer, according to the report.
Twenty-one people with ties to white supremacist gangs in Utah are facing federal gun and drug trafficking charges, the Justice Department announced Friday. The charges were the result of a 16-months-long investigation into "home-grown white supremacist gangs," including Soldiers of Aryan Culture, Silent Aryan Warriors, and Noble Elect Thugs. The 15 federal indictments include charges for methamphetamine and heroin distribution, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and possessing a firearm while trafficking drugs.
When a New York tabloid published the alleged contents of a computer hard drive purporting to document the Ukrainian and Chinese business activities of Hunter Biden, the newspaper cast the information as a "smoking gun." Enter the FBI. Less than three weeks before one of the most contentious presidential campaigns in history, federal authorities are investigating whether the material supplied to the New York Post by Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is part of a smoke bomb of disinformation pushed by Russia.
Actor David Tennant told the BBC's Gaby Roslin that it felt strange marrying the daughter of another actor who played Doctor Who. Tennant met his wife, Georgia Moffett, in 2008. Moffett said she aggressively courted Tennant.
A convicted gang member accused of beating singer R. Kelly in his jail cell was allowed to roam “a great distance” at the federal jail in downtown Chicago and no one “lifted a finger” to ward off the attack, Kelly's lawyers alleged in a court filing Friday. Kelly's attorneys want to question Jeremiah Shane Farmer under oath about the August attack as part of their ongoing efforts to have Kelly released on bond pending trial on sexual abuse-related charges. Farmer, a convicted member of the Latin Kings, outed himself as Kelly's attacker in a court filing last month in Hammond, where he's facing a mandatory life sentence for racketeering conspiracy involving a 1999 double murder.