USA - Alabama

latest news headlines

Johnson & Johnson wins the reversal of a $72 million verdict over a cancer death linked to one of its popular products .

ReutersOct 17 - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder. The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District said that ...

- Business Insider - US

What it's like to eat at Milo's — the Alabama fast food chain that's better than In-N-Out and Shake Shack.

While on a recent trip to my hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, I paid a visit to an Alabama fast food institution: Milo's Hamburgers. With 15 locations, Milo's stands out as one of the unique fast food options available in the Yellowhammer state. The restaurant's signature burgers and fries are supplemented by a unique menu ...

- Business Insider - US

The daily business briefing: October 17, 2017.

1. Airbus announced Monday that it would buy a majority stake in Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier's C Series business, and add a final assembly line for the planes at its Mobile, Alabama, plant. The news came in the middle of a trade dispute in which the Trump administration has hit Bombardier with a 300 percent ...

- The Week - US

Toddler Drowns in Grease Pit at Ice Cream Shop.

A family in Alabama mourns the loss of a 3-year-old girl after she tragically died at an ice cream shop. Susana Victoria Perez has more.

- Yahoo! News - US

Markers sought in Alabama city for early black congressmen.

Local supporters want historic markers to note two pioneering black congressmen born in an Alabama city. The TimesDaily reports markers in Florence would honor James Rapier and Oscar DePriest. Rapier … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Airbus may have just torpedoed Boeing's grand plan to kill off a major competitor .

Bombardier Airbus acquired 50.01% of the Bombardier C Series program. Zero upfront cash investment from Airbus. US-bound C Series jet to be built in Mobile, Alabama. A response to the Boeing's trade complaint and 299.45% tariff from US government. Airbus will own 100% of the C Series program within 5 years. On Monday, ...

- Business Insider - US

British piers, Alabama buildings named among 25 at-risk monuments.

NEW YORK, Oct 17 — Historical gems around the globe, ranging from a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria to England's Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, are threatened by war, disasters and urbanisation, a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bannon on Winning: 'Every Day Is Like Christmas' After Grassroots Conservatives Thrashed GOP Establishment in Alabama.

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon told the Values Voter Summit on Saturday that grassroots conservative candidate Judge Roy Moore's victory in the Alabama GOP Senate runoff against D.C. establishment Sen. Luther Strange reminded President Donald Trump to dance with the ones that brung him.

- Breitbart - US

Prosecutor: 'S-Town' figure pleads guilty to burglary, theft.

An Alabama man featured in the hit podcast "S-Town" has pleaded guilty to criminal charges linked to events that occurred in the serial.

- FOX News - US

25 world monuments seen at risk placed on list.

From a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria, to England's Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, historical gems around the globe are threatened by war, disasters and urbanization, a monument conservation group said yesterday.Days after the United States and Israel said that they were ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Home Again: the cinematic equivalent of a warm, but slightly moth-eaten blanket.

Home Again    Directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer ★★½  Even Reese Witherspoon at her winsome best struggles to lift this muddled, middling comedy above par. In only a slight variation on her Sweet Home Alabama schtick, the Louisiana-born actress plays newly separated mother-of-two Alice Kinney. Relocating back ...

- Stuff - NZ

Trump To Meet With Roy Moore Next Week, Applauds His 'Very Strong Race'

President Donald Trump on Monday refused to distance himself from the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore, saying only that he would meet with Moore “sometime next week.” A reporter asked Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell how they could support Moore’s candidacy, given his ...

- TPM News - US

Police: Man critical after exchange of shots with 3 officers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Authorities say three police officers in Alabama who answered a domestic violence call exchanged shots with an armed man, leaving him in critical condition.

- Billings Gazette - US

Toddler drowns in grease pit at ice cream shop

A family in Alabama mourns the loss of a 3-year-old girl after she tragically died at an ice cream shop.         

- USA TODAY - US

Family Trip to the Ice Cream Shop Ends in Tragedy

At what is normally the happiest of family destinations, a horror: Police investigating a call of a missing child at Bruster's Real Ice Cream in Auburn, Ala., before 1pm Saturday arrived to find the 3-year-old had been located but was unresponsive. Sadie Grace Andrews had been found in a 6-foot-deep...

- Newser - US

After Alabama loss, Trump tests endorsement in South Carolina

President Donald Trump's support wasn't enough for Luther Strange to win the GOP nomination in Alabama's U.S. Senate race. Will the story be different in South Carolina's gubernatorial contest? Fresh … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

City of Mobile Conceals Key Legal Document in Senator Bob Corker's Multi-Million Dollar Swamp Deal

The director of communications for the City of Mobile, Alabama, tells Breitbart News that the city cannot produce a key legal document from 2013 that forms the basis for the McGowin Park retail center "swamp deal" in which Senator Bob Corker is set to receive millions of dollars over 20 from Alabama taxpayers because, "this ...

- Breitbart - US

After Alabama loss, Trump tests endorsement in S. Carolina

- Townhall.com - US

First Four Space Launch System Flight Engines Ready To Rumble

Huntsville AL Oct 16, 2017 The flight preparations for the four engines that will power NASA's Space Launch System on its first integrated flight with Orion are complete and the engines are assembled and ready to be joined to the deep space rocket's core stage. All five structures that form the massive core stage for the ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

3-year-old girl drowns in a grease pit at an ice cream shop, officials say

Authorities say a 3-year-old girl is dead after she fell into a grease pit at an Alabama ice cream shop and drowned. The Opelika-Auburn News reports the girl's body was … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Alabama girl, 3, dies after falling into grease pit at ice cream shop

A 3-year-old Alabama girl is dead after she fell into a grease pit at an ice cream shop and drowned, officials said Saturday.

- UPI - US

Alabama girl, 3, falls into ice cream shop's grease pit, drowns

A young girl was playing with family members at an ice cream shop in Alabama -- when she suddenly fell into a six-foot-deep grease pit and drowned, the Opelika-Auburn News reported Saturday.

- FOX News - US

Girl, 3, drowns in grease pit at Alabama ice cream shop

Video evidence from the scene showed the girl playing with siblings when she apparently fell through a lid covering a grease pit

- National Post - CA

US-allied forces begin final assault on IS in Syria's Raqqa

BEIRUT: US-backed Syrian fighters launched an operation to retake the last Islamic State-held pocket of the northern city of Raqqa on Sunday after some 275 militants and their family members surrendered.

- BangkokPost - TH

Bannon, touting his 'war' on the GOP, credits Alabama election with pulling Trump rightward

- Los Angeles Times - US

After denying he profited from his charity, records show Evangelical Senate hopeful paid himself $1M

Alabama's answer to a just and fair society, Roy Moore once claimed he had not received any money while acting as the president of the charity he founded. He told people that he didn't take any money because it didn't jibe with his Christian values. The same values that has made him a raging homophobic fascist. Wouldn't it ...

- Daily Kos - US

Bannon Admits It

A key moment today at the 'Values Voters Summit'. Steve Bannon was listing off all the great things the President has done since his favored candidate went down to defeat in Alabama. Among them, Bannon admitted what the White House has repeatedly denied, which is that Trump decided to cut off CSR payments to make the health ...

- TPM News - US

School district removes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from reading lists for the most alarming reason

To Kill a Mockingbird has a long history atop banned books lists, but here's a new reason: the 20th century classic about racism in small-town Alabama "makes people uncomfortable." The Biloxi School District in Mississippi removed the novel by Harper Lee from an eighth-grade reading list after receiving complaints about ...

- Mashable! - US

'Their values are cash and not Christ': Rev. Barber rains holy hell on right-wing Values Voters Summit

Bishop Dr. William Barber II is demanding a “values revolution” to counter Values Voters Summit's celebration of President Donald Trump and Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore. “I just can't call it Christian right, it's so wrong, it's not Christian....

- The Raw Story - US

Trump-Pence To Cozy Up With Anti-LGBTQ Extremists at Hate Group Event

On Friday, Donald Trump will become the first sitting U.S. president to speak at the Values VoterSummit, an annual gathering in Washington, D.C., of the nation’s most extreme anti-LGBTQ politicians, candidates and activists. Trump, who last year addressed the group as a candidate, will again be keeping company with ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Roy Moore's successful crusade to keep segregation in Alabama's constitution

When a bipartisan group of Alabama leaders began collaborating in 2004 to remove Jim Crow-era language from the state's constitution, the group thought the largely symbolic effort to scrub the long-abandoned policies would go fairly smoothly. What they didn't count on was Roy Moore, who had recently been removed as the ...

- Daily Kos - US

Teacher-teen sex tryst case won't be dismissed

A judge in Alabama has ruled against the dismissal of a sexual assault case against a teacher, pending the outcome of two separate cases questioning whether a law prohibiting such acts is constitutional.

- FOX News - US

After Anthem Protests and a Trump Speech in Alabama, the NFL Is Now Viewed As One of the Most Divisive Brands in America

The National Football League is now seen as one of the most divisive brand names in America after two years of players protesting the country during the national anthem, a new report finds.

- Breitbart - US

Alabama's controversial Senate candidate says he has spoken to McConnell about the tough race ahead

Butch Dill/APWASHINGTON — Roy Moore, the former Alabama State Supreme Court justice who is now the Republican nominee for Senate in the state's special election this December, said he spoke to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after defeating the incumbent senator in the primary last month. At the Values Voter ...

- Business Insider - US

Roy Moore Could Make Half-Million Dollars From His Charity's Building Sale

A charity founded by Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore is selling its building — a move that could make Moore more than a half-million dollars. The Washington Post reports that the Foundation for Moral Law, which is currently run by Moore's wife Kayla, has put its building on the market for $1.9 million. That ...

- TPM News - US

Life for some in 2017: Wondering whether there will be a winter this winter

How one place in Alabama might fare under climate change.

- Washington Post - US

The best bets from this Saturday's college football slate

With each week of the college football season we learn a bit more about what we can expect come December and January. Alabama and Clemson are still the two best teams in the country, but a fierce battle will determine the final two spots in the playoff, and right now both are still very much up for grabs. With each week we ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump just made a move that could make Obamacare implode — here's which states have the most to lose

The Trump administration made a decision that could help the Affordable Care Act implode. On Thursday, President Donald Trump said he will stop payments to insurers that help offset healthcare costs. The payments, known as cost-sharing reductions, are paid to insurance companies to help offset the cost of discount health ...

- Business Insider - US

Teacher 'used God and Christianity' to lure teen into sex — and school reportedly covered it up

An Alabama teacher used religion to prey on a sex abuse victim, according to a new lawsuit that accuses school officials of covering up the case. The victim filed a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing Tuscaloosa County School System officials of failing to stop the sexual abuse by teacher Joe Brad...

- The Raw Story - US

The U.S. Army Is Finally Getting a New Tank

Task and Purpose, Adam Linehan Security, North America America's venerable M1 Abrams tank is being gutted. The latest upgraded version of the iconic Abrams Main Battle Tank has begun its slow roll off the assembly line, with the first of six M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 production vehicles being delivered to ...

- The National Interest - US

Asia Expert: Bannon 'Today's Paul Revere' on China—'The Bannon Express' Putting 'Communists Giants' & Globalists in 'Grave Danger'

Renowned Asia expert Gordon Chang believes former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is today's Paul Revere' when it comes to his warnings about China's economic war with the United States.In a Forbes magazine piece last week about how the "smart money" is actually on Bannon as he battles China, Chang noted that ...

- Breitbart - US

Roy Moore Led Charge Against Removing Segregation From Alabama Constitution

In 2004, a bipartisan coalition of Alabama leaders moved to eliminate sections of the state constitution mandating school segregation and poll taxes. They assumed it'd be an easy feat — until Roy Moore got involved. Democrats and Republicans led by then-Gov. Bob Riley worked together on an amendment to ...

- TPM News - US

HRC Endorses Doug Jones for U.S. Senate

Today,HRC announced its endorsement of Doug Jones for U.S. Senator from Alabama. Jones is running against the notoriously anti-LGBTQ Roy Moore in a December 12 special election to replace now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Doug Jones is the only candidate in this race who will look out for all Alabamians, regardless of ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Trump-Pence To Cozy Up With Anti-LGBTQ Extremists at Hate Group Event

On Friday, Donald Trump will become the first sitting U.S. president to speak at the Values Voters Summit, an annual gathering in Washington, D.C., of the nation’s most extreme anti-LGBTQ politicians, candidates and activists. Trump, who last year addressed the group as a candidate, will again be keeping company with ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

How low can they go? Republicans woo endorsement of white supremacist booster Steve Bannon

After Roy Moore's upset win in Alabama last month, former Trump aide and Breitbart chief Steve Bannon has become the belle of the GOP's spoiler ball. Insurgent hopefuls across the country are doing double back flips to make the radar of the man who gave white supremacists a platform to amplify their voice. McClatchy ...

- Daily Kos - US

Details shed new light on what happened in fatal Fort Jackson crash

An Army accident investigation team from Fort Rucker in Alabama has arrived to lead the crash investigation, which could take six months to a year to complete and release.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Alabama is best in advance placement in the country

- Education Week - US

Moore's compensation from charity includes $540,000 mortgage

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a deal to collect $180,000 in annual salary for part-time work from the legal charity he founded and ended up with a half-million-dollar stake … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Democrats eye what was once unthinkable: Taking the Senate in 2018

Um ... who could have seen this coming? Politico writes: Something remarkable is happening in the halls of the Capitol: talk of a serious fight for the Senate majority next year. While Republicans have been locked in bruising internal battles all year, legislatively and in GOP primaries, Senate Democrats in recent days ...

- Daily Kos - US

Moore's compensation from charity includes $540,000 mortgage

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a deal to collect $180,000 in annual salary for part-time work from the legal charity he founded and ended up with a half-million-dollar stake in the group's headquarters, records and…

- Billings Gazette - US

Feed