FBI director says bureau is investigating 5,000 terrorism cases across the world – ABC News

“Right now, as I sit here, we’re currently investigating about 5,000 terrorism cases across America and around the world and about a thousand of those cases are homegrown violent extremists and they are in all 50 states,” Wray said in his prepared testimony.

He said the threat of a large scale, big city attack still exists from groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS but homegrown violence is as prevalent as ever.

“National security remains the FBI’s top priority and counterterrorism is still a paramount concern but that threat has changed significantly since 9/11,” Wray said.

Source: FBI director says bureau is investigating 5,000 terrorism cases across the world – ABC News

Sears may file for bankruptcy as retail woes continue, reports say

The retailer faces a daunting $134 million debt payment due Monday that looms increasingly large since the company has so far failed to work out a deal with CEO and largest shareholder Eddie Lampert to restructure its debts and sell more assets.

With heavy losses mounting, it may not have enough to make that payment on time.

Now, the company is working with advisers to prepare a potential bankruptcy filing as soon as this week, according to the Wall Street Journal and CNBC.

Source: Sears may file for bankruptcy as retail woes continue, reports say

Anthony Weiner Scheduled For Early Release From Prison | HuffPost

Federal Bureau of Prisons records show that Weiner is scheduled to be released on May 14, 2019, after serving 18 months in prison. He was originally sentenced to 21 months and had been scheduled for release in August 2019.

Weiner is being released for good conduct in prison, CNN and Politico confirmed Tuesday with a Bureau of Prisons spokesperson.

Source: Anthony Weiner Scheduled For Early Release From Prison | HuffPost

Two killed, two wounded as volley of gunshots reported at Florida shopping center

Witnesses reported at least 10 gunshots. “It does not appear to be a random act of violence,” the sheriff said.

NBC affiliate WBBH quoted a woman at the scene who said she was celebrating her birthday inside the restaurant Society at Bell Tower Shops when someone shot her husband in the chest as she was paying her bill. She told the station that the shooter then shot and killed her son as he tried to run away.

Source: Two killed, two wounded as volley of gunshots reported at Florida shopping center

Brett Kavanaugh: First SCOTUS cases to include guns and immigration

WASHINGTON – Brett Kavanaugh will be on the Supreme Court in time to hear cases on immigration, product liability and the Armed Career Criminal Act.

Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday by Chief Justice John Roberts and former associate justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom he clerked a quarter century ago. A White House ceremony will be held Monday, and the 53-year-old judge will take a seat on the far right side of the bench Tuesday, next to Associate Justice Elena Kagan, who hired him to teach at Harvard Law School when she was dean.

Although he will give the court its first reliable conservative majority in decades, the docket facing the justices in the term that began Monday isn’t filled with the types of major cases that produce 5-4 rulings.

Today at the Court – Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018


  • The Supreme Court Building is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The Court will convene for a public session in the Courtroom at 10 a.m. The Justices will hear two, one-hour oral arguments.
  • Courtroom Lectures available within the next 30 days.

Source: Brett Kavanaugh: First SCOTUS cases to include guns and immigration

Michael Strengthens to an ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Category 4 Hurricane | The Weather Channel

All the critical forecast details you need to know.

At a Glance

  • Hurricane Michael has intensified to a Category 4 major hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Michael is expected to make landfall along Florida’s northeastern Gulf Coast Wednesday.
  • A Category 4 or stronger hurricane has never made landfall in the Florida Panhandle.
  • Michael has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph.
  • Dangerous storm surge, damaging winds and flooding rain are likely impacts from the storm.
  • Hurricane warnings and storm surge warnings have been issued along the Gulf Coast of Florida.
  • Tropical storm warnings and watches are posted along the Southeast coast as far north as the Outer Banks.
  • Heavy rain and strong winds will spread inland across parts of the Southeast after landfall.

Hurricane Michael has intensified to what the National Hurricane Center calls an “extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane.” The NHC said Michael could strengthen further before making landfall in the Florida Panhandle or Big Bend region on Wednesday. The storm will cause life-threatening storm surge, drop heavy rain and is packing destructive 130 mph winds.

Source: Michael Strengthens to an ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Category 4 Hurricane | The Weather Channel

STATE POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH STALKING IN HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP | 107.1 FM WHJB | Classic Hits 107.1 FM WHJB | Greensburg, PA

State Police have charged a man with stalking two individuals in the Hempfield Township area.

Troopers say 38-year-old David Vernon Thompson, Jr. was seen on the Bauer property on October 7th at 8:49 PM, spying on two members of the family at a location on Slate Run Road. When confronted, he fled the scene in a blue vehicle. It was later discovered that he had been harassing the two family members for several months.

Charges have been filed through district court.

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