https://localtvwiti.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/kohler1.jpg

Global Media

It'll provide aid and support to those affected. Rosa and several Rockland County leaders are stepping up to help the victims of Puerto Rico with a program called "Rockland to the Rescue". Restoring electricity supply is a high priority as Puerto Rico struggles to recover from the hurricane. If the airport, the shipping ports and the roads are all damaged, she says the whole emergency response effort is going to slow down.
  • Russian trolls exploit National Football League debate: senator

    Russian trolls exploit National Football League debate: senator

    Global Media

    Oklahoma Senator James Lankford says the Russians are hashtagging "take a knee" and "boycott NFL" to amplify the issue on social media, and make it seem like a more widespread controversy than it really is. A Senate aide said the website was viewed as credible among congressional investigators. As an example, the spokesman pointed to a Russian Twitter user called Boston Antifa but the geolocation of the account is in Vladivostok, Russia.
  • Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Against Compulsory Public-Sector Union Fees

    Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Against Compulsory Public-Sector Union Fees

    Global Media

    Last year, the high court heard arguments in a California case brought by a group of public school teachers. Ending the so-called agency fees at the heart of the case has always been a goal of USA conservatives. req.) and SCOTUSblog . A federal appeals court in Chicago rejected Janus' claim in March. If the justices side with Janus, union leaders fear the potential loss of millions worth of fees, which could diminish their power to bargain for higher wages and better benefits for ...
  • China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea

    China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea

    Global Media

    The Commerce Ministry said exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea will be limited to 500,000 barrels from October 1 to December 31 and to 2 million barrels per year starting January 1. It added that China has issued a "comprehensive ban on imported textiles" from North Korea, reiterating another clause of the new sanctions that prohibits trade in both fabric and clothing.
  • This Italian Woman Actually 'Married Herself' Because Why The Hell Not?

    This Italian Woman Actually 'Married Herself' Because Why The Hell Not?

    Global Media

    An Italian woman has married herself in a stunning white dress and we are so down with it. Yes, you read that right. "She says you can have a fairytale even without the prince". "Everyone celebrates getting together with someone and becoming married, but there's no milestone in society that celebrates escaping something terrible or returning to your own happiness and contentment", she added.
  • Seoul urges U.S. to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea

    Seoul urges U.S. to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea

    Global Media

    South Korea will take market-stabilizing measures if the country's foreign exchange becomes more exposed to volatility due to an external shock, a senior finance ministry official said Thursday. That joint deterrence, however, must be led by the South Korean military. He said it's the "calling of the time to nurture a strong military as agile as a leopard that is capable of overwhelming any enemy threats and defending ourselves through defense reform".
  • 'I'm Back': Scalise Returns To Capitol For First Time Since Shooting

    'I'm Back': Scalise Returns To Capitol For First Time Since Shooting

    Global Media

    The Louisiana Republican told "60 Minutes" that a single bullet did serious damage when it struck him in the hip at a ballpark in Alexandria. "There was a lot of damage inside that had to get fixed", he said referring to his doctors. Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed the gunman. He spent weeks at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center following the shooting.
  • Investigators in Delphi Murders Made 'Aware' of Colorado Arrestee

    Investigators in Delphi Murders Made 'Aware' of Colorado Arrestee

    Global Media

    A registered sex offender who was arrested in Colorado may be connected to the unsolved murders of two teenage girls in IN, state police say. Daniel Nations was arrested in Colorado Springs after allegedly threatening several hikers with a hatchet near the same trail where a man was murdered two weeks ago.
  • Trump says he will not negotiate on 20 percent corporate tax rate

    Global Media

    The current seven brackets will be compressed down to three: 12 percent, 25 percent, and 35 percent . In many Democratic states that have high local taxes , like California, New York , and New Jersey, they will see their state and local tax deduction reduced in order to help fund the federal cuts.
  • Korean stocks open lower on US-N. Korea tension

    Korean stocks open lower on US-N. Korea tension

    Global Media

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday called for the military to "significantly develop " its strategy for "thoroughgoing retributions" against North Korea. However, no peace treaty has been signed since then, meaning that South Korea is technically still at war with North Korea. South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo last month asked his American counterpart, Jim Mattis, to send such military hardware to the southern half of the peninsula on a regular basis.
  • Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is on the way back in Scotland

    Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is on the way back in Scotland

    Global Media

    A spokesman for Mr Leonard's campaign denied plotting to replace Ms Dugdale, while Mr Sarwar's spokesman said: "We are entirely focused on winning". Scottish Labour just fights amongst themselves. He added: "Some of our colleagues still do but that's certainly not the leader and deputy leader that say that".
  • US denies request for Puerto Rico shipping waiver

    Global Media

    Eight members of Congress wrote a letter to the Department of Homeland Security urging the administration to waive the law. The law requires ships traveling from port to port in America and its territories be made, owned, and crewed by Americans.
  • FBI Director: Drone Attacks 'Coming Here Imminently

    FBI Director: Drone Attacks 'Coming Here Imminently

    Global Media

    The senator told the Federal Bureau of Investigation director the threats made against the Columbia Falls School District promised harm and demanded a ransom, forcing the closure of more than 30 schools for three days and impacted more than 15,000 children.
  • Auburn Asst. Basketball Coach charged with 6 federal crimes

    Auburn Asst. Basketball Coach charged with 6 federal crimes

    Global Media

    The coaches allegedly took bribes to steer athletes towards certain agents and brands to represent. If Person is convicted on all six counts, he faces a maximum of 80 years in prison. Person was arrested overnight as part of a nationwide effort to detain the nine other individuals involved in an ongoing, wide-ranging investigation into alleged bribery and fraud schemes in NCAA Division 1 basketball programs.
  • Trump impersonates John McCain's POW disability in private meeting

    Trump impersonates John McCain's POW disability in private meeting

    Global Media

    The military veteran is unable to move his arms above his head, the legacy of being shot down over Vietnam, tortured and held as a prisoner for five years. "You look at McCain, what McCain has done is a tremendous slap in the face to the Republican Party, ' Trump said on the Rick & Bubba radio show Monday, suggesting the McCain is 'the reason" nothing has passed.
  • 'This is what real locker room talk is'

    'This is what real locker room talk is'

    Global Media

    American Legion National Commander Denise H. Rohan joined VFW in attacking the NFL players who knelt during the national anthem as "misguided and ungrateful". The NFL's TV ratings are down 11 percent compared to 2016. Nielsen Company said the games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season, and have dipped to 15.65 million this year.