The casino is opening in the Westmoreland Mall in Greensburg.
The casino is opening in the Westmoreland Mall in Greensburg.
A cargo ship from New Zealand carrying 43 crew members and 6,000 cattle has gone missing off the coast of Japan, according to officials. The Gulf Livestock 1, which was on its way to China, sent a distress signal from the East China Sea on Wednesday night after it was caught up in Typhoon Maysak. The Japanese coast guard has so far rescued three crew members, although one of them was pulled out of the sea unconscious and was later declared dead.
A small shark hung onto a Florida beachgoer's arm relentlessly over the weekend, and the victim acted like it was no big deal. In video widely seen on social media, an unidentified bearded man in blue trunks is seen standing with a gray nurse shark latched on to his upper arm as he cradles it like a baby. “A beach patron came up to the tower and advised me that this guy needed help out on the sandbar with a shark that was stuck to his arm,” Lifeguard Brian Bricious told 12 News.
U.S. Postal Service police barred Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz from entering two mail sorting facilities in Florida in the early morning hours on Friday, threatening to escort her from the property if she didn't leave. The Florida Democrat, who sits on the House Oversight Committee, said she aimed to inspect a mail plant in Opa-locka and Northwest Miami-Dade. Wasserman Schultz said union members told her about conditions at the processing centers and shared pictures that showed pallets of undelivered mail marked with a receipt date of "July 23."
Jacob Blake, the black man whose shooting by police triggered protests, has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges filed prior to the incident. Mr Blake, who is in hospital paralysed, is accused of criminal trespass, sexual assault and disorderly conduct based on statements by his former girlfriend. The criminal complaint was filed in July, and is unrelated to the shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on 23 August.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden accused U.S. President Donald Trump of failing to feel the economic pain caused by the coronavirus pandemic, after data on Friday showed job growth slowing and a widening racial gap in unemployment rates. As both campaigns kick into high gear for perhaps one of the most consequential presidential races in recent U.S. history, the Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls increased by 1.37 million jobs last month, fewer than in July. Trump and his fellow Republicans highlighted the fall in the unemployment rate in August to 8.4% as a sign that the economy is improving after the shock from coronavirus lockdowns that have devastated small businesses from restaurants to gyms and hair salons.
A border collie dog working with Chilean rescuers discovered a potential survivor of the Beirut port explosion on Thursday night, nearly a month after the blast. The trained rescue dog detected signs of life beneath the rubble of a destroyed building in the district of Gemmayzeh, sparking an intensive search. Up to two bodies were subsequently potentially detected by thermal imaging cameras, trapped below the rubble: one small curled up body and a larger one.
At Thursday's press briefing, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Trump's comments on Wednesday in which he told supporters in North Carolina that they should vote twice, once by mail and once in person. Voting twice is illegal.
A massive fire broke out Thursday at the main oil storage facility on the outskirts of the Pakistani port city of Karachi, at a terminal used by a local subsidiary of the Royal Dutch Shell. The incident took place while truck drivers were waiting to get oil supplies. Authorities later said they temporarily suspended oil supplies from the terminal for The security reasons.
US President Donald Trump tours an area affected by civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin on September 1, 2020. Trump visited Kenosha, the Wisconsin city at the center of a raging US debate over racism, despite pleas to stay away and claims he is dangerously fanning tensions as a reelection ploy. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Two heavily armed supporters of President Donald Trump were arrested this week when the FBI received a tip that they were planning to drive to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where they hoped to "pick people off."
During his visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday, Democratic candidate Joe Biden claimed that a “black guy invented the lightbulb, not a white guy named Edison”. Mr Biden made the claim in a section of a speech delivered at the Grace Lutheran Church following his meeting with the family of Jacob Blake, the black man shot seven times by a police officer in August. Promising to improve the country's record on racial justice if he wins the election, Mr Biden decried the lack of representation in the teaching of history.
Iran has let the U.N. nuclear watchdog inspect one of the two sites it agreed last week to grant access to after a protracted standoff, while Tehran's stockpile of enriched uranium has risen further, quarterly reports by the agency said on Friday. The International Atomic Energy Agency inspected one of the sites and took environmental samples there, one of the two reports obtained by Reuters said, referring to samples aimed at detecting traces of nuclear material that may have been present. The agency's inspectors will visit the other site "later in September 2020 on a date already agreed with Iran, to take environmental samples", the report said.
Jamaica's ruling party has been re-elected with a landslide victory. The centre-right Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) won 49 of 63 seats in Thursday's parliamentary election. Prime Minister Andrew Holness called for the early vote last month in what analysts saw as a bid to capitalise on people's satisfaction with his economic agenda and early response to the virus.
The New York City Police Department denied claims that the car was one of its unmarked vehicles. An NYPD representative said the force was asking the driver of the vehicle, and anyone who may have been injured in the incident, to come forward. A car plowed through a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in Times Square on Thursday, and the police are asking the driver to come forward.
A Tennessee state trooper accused of tearing off a man's mask during an encounter outside the state capitol last month has been arrested on assault charges, court and jail records show. Harvey Briggs, 52, was booked into the Davidson County Sheriff's Office around 9:22 p.m. Thursday. Arrest warrants state Briggs “ripped a mask from the face of a protester who was taking part in a 'peaceful demonstration' near the Tennessee State Capitol on Aug. 10,” WKRN reported.
The Pentagon has ordered the military's independent newspaper, Stars and Stripes, to cease publication at the end of the month, despite congressional efforts to continue funding the century-old publication. The order to halt publication by Sept. 30, and dissolve the organization by the end of January, follows the Pentagon's move earlier this year to cut the $15.5 million in funding for the paper from the Defense Department budget. The letter, signed by 15 senators — including Republicans and Democrats — also warns Esper that the department is legally prohibited from canceling a budget program while a temporary continuing resolution to fund the federal government is in effect.
A group of Northeastern students was dismissed for violating the university's coronavirus rules after they were reportedly caught gathered in a room without wearing masks or socially distancing. Tuition and room fees for the 11 students won't be reimbursed. Eleven first-year Northeastern students were dismissed for violating the university's coronavirus rules after reportedly being caught without wearing masks or socially distancing when gathered in a room.
Donald Trump ordered the removal of Britain's ambassador in Washington Kim Darroch after leaked cables showed the diplomat making disparaging comments about him, The Telegraph has learned. In a remarkable break with diplomatic norms, the US president is understood to have told his national security adviser John Bolton to “get him out of here” after the cables were published in July 2019. Mr Bolton told this newspaper after receiving the call he then telephoned Britain's top civil servant, Sir Mark Sedwill, and said “things are going to get worse unless you can figure out how to get him out”.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for an end to internal border controls ahead of a meeting with state and territory leaders on Friday. The government has instead suggested using local lockdowns to control the coronavirus outbreak. "Australia was not meant to be closed, Australia was meant to be open," Mr Morrison told parliament on Thursday.
Critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are again speaking out against the leader's stance on the coronavirus pandemic, this time rejecting his view that vaccination for the virus shouldn't be mandatory. “It has been proven in other countries, but not here in Brazil,” he said, without specifying to which potential vaccine he was referring. Sao Paulo state Gov. João Doria, a former Bolsonaro ally turned foe, said in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday that immunization cannot be viewed as a personal decision.
A fundraising campaign set up on behalf of the owner of the San Francisco salon at the centre of a controversy with house speaker Nancy Pelosi has raised more than $140,000 (£106,150) in just two days. The GoFundMe page, that describes itself as the official and only valid fundraiser for the owner of eSalon, Erica Kious, was set up by former Nevada State GOP chairman Amy Tarkanian on Wednesday and is looking to raise $300,000 (£226,990). Earlier on Wednesday, Ms Pelosi asked for an apology from Ms Kious, after she criticised the house speaker's hair appointment, while the salon owner told Tucker Carlson of Fox News that her business was “done,” following death threats, according to the Daily Mail.