Week In History - October 8, 2016 - Man From Yesterday
In The News -
Hurricane Matthew leaves 15 dead in US; 7 killed in North Carolina amid severe flooding. Dozens of people -- including a woman and her small child -- had to be rescued from their cars as life-threatening flash floods surprised many in North Carolina. Rivers and creeks overflowed, driving people from their homes.
Two Police Officers Slain - A suspected gunman who allegedly shot and killed two Palm Springs, Calif. police officers and injured a third was taken into custody early Sunday, authorities said. Officials identified John Felix, 26, as the man accused of gunning down officers Jose Gilbert Vega and Lesley Zerebny while they were trying to resolve a domestic dispute Saturday afternoon.
Debate #2 - Donald Trump was seen as doing better than #1.
More flooding in N. Carolina as river’s rise due to hurricane Matthew.
Americans should vote for Donald Trump as president next month or risk being dragged into a nuclear war, according to a Russian ultra-nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin who likes to compare himself to the U.S. Republican candidate.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant veteran lawmaker known for his fiery rhetoric, told Reuters in an interview that Trump was the only person able to de-escalate dangerous tensions between Moscow and Washington.
Student pilot crashes plane on purpose - is killed. Student pilot and instructor were arguing shortly before a small plane they were in crashed near Pratt & Whitney Tuesday, killing the student. The source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the student pilot told the instructor he did not want to fly the plane any longer, although it is not clear why. Another source said the student pilot started flying the plane erratically and the instructor fought to gain control before the crash. He is of arab descent.
The media lands on Donald Trump - interviewing several women who said Donald Trump made advances at them. More “are coming out.” These happened some time ago.
Sports news -
Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Nationals - and, they’ll go against the Cubs.
Technology news -
Facebook Inc launched a workplace version of its mobile app and website on Monday, marking the social networking company's first foray into the hotly competitive and crowded enterprise software arena. The product, called Workplace by Facebook, has been in testing for more than a year and is now available to all businesses. It is designed for workplace communication and collaboration, putting Facebook in direct competition with the fast-growing startup Slack.
Samsung will end production of its troubled Galaxy Note7 was the only way for the tech giant to start rebuilding its battered smartphone brand, experts say.’
Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission have once again issued a Galaxy Note 7 recall. The notice comes two days after Samsung confirmed that it had killed off the Note 7 and warned consumers to power down and turn in their phones.
Google has launched a new feature, fact check, which will add a label next to news stories in search results. Fact check will appear with other news organisations in Google News and will, Google says, "shine a light on its efforts to divide fact from fiction".
In the latest instalment of Samsung’s ongoing Note 7 saga, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued an official, blanket ban against bringing the Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes. The ban applies to all Note 7 devices, and covers both carry-on and checked baggage, as well as prohibiting anyone from carrying the phone onto a plane on their person. The ban will go into effect beginning October 15.
Top video games -
NBA 2K 17 (PS4 XOne)
Madden NFL 17 (PS4 XOne)
NHL 17 (PS4 XOne)
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past (3DS)
BioShok The Collection (PS4)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Top pop hit music singles
Closer - The Chainsmokers fea. Halsey
Cold Water - Major Laser fea. Justin Bieber & MO
Starboy - The Weeknd fea. Daft Punk
Heathens - twenty one pilots
Let Me Love You - DJ Snake fea. Justin Bieber
Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
Cheap Thrills - Sia fea. Sean Paul
Broccoli - D.R.A.M. fea. Lil Yachty
Don’t Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers fea. Daya
This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris fea. Rihanna
We Don’t Talk Anymore - Charlie Puth fea. Selena Gomez
I Hate U I Love U - gnash fea. Olivia O’Brien
One Dance - Drake fea. WizKid & Kyla
Ride - twenty one pilots
Entertainment news -
Bon Jovi will tour again - The This House is Not for Sale Tour,presented by Live Nation, is set to kick off at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greensville, South Carolina, Feb. 8.
Desert Trip Festival in Indio - Performing - Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Paul McCartney and the Rolling Stones.
Kanye West returned to the stage in Chicago on Friday, October 7, five days after he stopped a show abruptly upon hearing that his wife,Kim Kardashian, was robbed at gunpoint in Paris.
The 39-year-old rapper — who canceled two concerts earlier this week — did not directly address the terrifying incident, only stopping briefly in his set to give a shoutout to his hometown,
NBC suspends Billy Bush after sex chat audio with Donald Trump was discovered. He was a host on the third hour of “Today.” The discovery is 11 years old.
Passing - Tommy Ford, best known for playing Martin’s best friend Tommy Strawn on the ’90s sitcom, died Wednesday. He was 52 years old.
Janet Jackson at 50, confirms she is pregnant.
Selena Gomez has reportedly returned to rehab to focus on her mental well-being. The 24-year-old pop star, who recently announced a career hiatus to confront issues with anxiety and depression, checked into a treatment center in Tennessee to continue her recuperation, The singer and songwriter Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” in the words of the Swedish Academy.