Getting the Best Computer Software
by: Morgan Hamilton
What do you want to be when you grow up? Maybe you've always planned on
being a cowboy. You know, taking on the Wild West with a six-shooter on
your side and no friends, but a fast horse. Doesn't that sound ideal?
Uhh, actually now that I say it out loud, it sounds pretty crumby.
guess the whole appeal of riding the range is not what it used to be.
These days most of us are more used to riding our computer desks than
anything else. This brings up an interesting topic. What about
computers? Hey, this is where the future is at. Although folks have been
saying that for years now, it's still very true. In fact, that is the
reason so many individuals are acquiring computer software training.
Are you getting the proper computer software training for a bright
career? It's not like this is a rare field anymore. Oodles of high
school graduates are heading off to college in search of quality
computer software training. It's where the jobs are. Companies are
always looking for more computer savvy individuals. Just take a gander
at any job description. Heck, 90 percent of them want you to have
computer skills. I was surfing Monster.com and
last night and spotted a number of job opportunities that specified
computer software training. If you stop to think about it, this is not
bizarre in any way.
How many computers do you think there are in use on
any given day? I would wager that there are quite a few. Imagine every
company, business and home. This is how we go about our daily lives in
the modern era of technology. It's all about software, hardware, and
cyberspace. You simply can't have too much computer software training.
Where would you go to attain computer software training? You could
always hit up the local Universities. It's simple now days because all
the information you need regarding classes is online. How cool is that!
A second option for computer software training is a community college.
This way you can save money and keep a flexible schedule. Furthermore, I
don't know if you are aware of it or not, but you can get computer
software training from your very own home. That's right! All you need is
a personal computer and Internet connection.
Your computer may incur system freezes, software conflicts,
hard disk problems that may require system recovery. You may experience problems
going online, but you don't know if your modem took a hit or if it is your
internet service provider's servers that are down. You may need to have more
computers networked, but you don't know how to setup a router. There are times
you may need advice to determine if it's time to retire that old computer rather
than repeat the repair cycle. Seeking help may save you money.
Once you have taken your new computer system out of the
box, if you're not totally comfortable with the computer setup process, you may
not want to make a serious mistake. If reading computer technical manuals is not
your definition of fun, maybe you'll be better off skipping technical support
and call in live help. An experienced computer professional can take care of the
whole setup, installation and check the whole system is working properly, saving
you time and hassle. Plus, your tech support is only a phone call away.
(Reuters) - Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, the official government Israel News Agency reported. Peres was hospitalized following a stroke two weeks ago and had made some progress before a sudden deterioration in his condition on Tuesday. Details of when the funeral will take place were not initially available. (Reporting by New York and Washington Desks)
Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack
9/27/2016 2:38:36 PM
By Tom Perry and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on Tuesday, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed ceasefire. The United States says the assault on Aleppo is proof that President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian and regional allies have abandoned an international peace process to pursue victory on the battlefield after nearly six years of civil war. More than 250,000 civilians are believed to be trapped inside the besieged rebel-held sector of Aleppo, where intensive bombing over the past week has killed hundreds of people, many trapped under buildings brought down by bunker-busting bombs.
U.S., Japan, South Korea consider more steps against North Korea: U.S.
9/27/2016 3:06:21 PM
The United States, Japan and South Korea have been working to cut off North Korean revenue streams from coal and overseas workers and are considering further joint action after Pyongyang's latest nuclear test, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday. Daniel Russel, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said the three countries had been making progress in key areas, including disrupting North Korea's arms trade and de-flagging North Korean ships. "We're focusing our efforts on cutting off sources of revenue for the regime's unlawful nuclear and ballistic weapons programs, including revenue generated through the coal trade and overseas by North Korean workers," Russel said in prepared testimony for a congressional hearing.
Germany boosts security for Muslim centres in Dresden after mosque bombing
9/27/2016 2:17:41 PM
German police are stepping up protection of Muslim institutions in Dresden after two improvised bombs exploded in the eastern city on Monday evening, one at a mosque and one at an international conference centre. "Even if we so far have no claim of responsibility, we must go on the basis that the motive was xenophobic," Horst Kretzschmar, president of Dresden police, said in a statement. Kretzschmar said three mosques, a Muslim social centre and a prayer room would be given protection immediately.
U.S to deploy anti-missile system in South Korea 'as soon as possible'
9/27/2016 6:51:56 PM
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will speed up deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea given the pace of North Korea's missile tests, and it will be stationed there "as soon as possible," the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Tuesday. Daniel Russel, assistant secretary of state for East Asia, also told a congressional hearing the United States was in discussions with international partners, including the European Union, to deny North Korea access to international banking infrastructure after its recent nuclear and missile tests.
More attacks foiled on French Riviera since Nice carnage: prosecutor
9/27/2016 3:43:29 PM
Planned attacks on sporting events, schools and religious sites on the French Riviera have been foiled since the killings of 86 people on Nice's seaside promenade in July, the city's prosecutor has said. "Several cases have been passed on to the anti-terrorism prosecutor in Paris. It was about religious sites, during certain celebrations, sporting events, stadiums, schools," Prosecutor Jean-Michel Pretre told France 3 television, according to excerpts from a documentary program published on its website on Tuesday in advance of broadcast.
Clinton, Trump take debate battle on critical state swing
9/27/2016 9:25:56 PM
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battled to break out of deadlocked polls after clashing in their first televised debate, lashing each other with insults on the campaign trail in critical states. An exuberant Clinton came out swinging, condemning her Republican rival as "dangerously incoherent" with an energy that suggested she was exiting perhaps the worst period of her 15-month campaign beset by blunders in belittling Trump supporters and laid up with pneumonia. The Manhattan billionaire retaliated, telling a rally of thousands of supporters in the battleground state of Florida "we're going to get rid of that crooked woman" and accusing the press of alleged bias.
China's PSBC begins trading in Hong Kong
9/27/2016 9:07:43 PM
PSBC raised $7.4 billion with the listing, which is the biggest since Chinese internet giant Alibaba floated in New York in 2014, raising $25 billion. Bank chairman Li Guohua described the launch as an "important milestone" for the company. Analysts attributed the lukewarm interest in the IPO to the recent flat performance of large Chinese financial firms on Hong Kong's bourse.
Guatemala alleges fraud in food buys during disaster
9/27/2016 9:03:53 PM
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) вЂ Guatemalan authorities have broken up a group that sold the government millions of dollars' worth of contraband corn and beans, some of it not fit for human consumption, an official said Tuesday.
Top Asian News 1:58 a.m. GMT
9/27/2016 8:59:07 PM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) вЂ North Korea's capital is still a pretty quiet place compared to most urban centers around the world, but it gets its start early вЂ and orderly. Rush hour generally hits its peak at about 7 a.m. Pedestrians hustle along the sidewalks or peddle along on the city's bike lanes, usually narrow strips of sidewalk painted green that started to appear about a year ago, while workers and students who can't walk or bike to where they need to go load onto the subways and fill the city's buses and electric streetcars. By about 6:30, long lines of men in neckties or olive-colored work clothes and university students in their uniforms вЂ white shirts or blouses, and dark trousers or skirts accentuated by red ties or scarves вЂ can be seen waiting for their cross-town rides, which are usually standing-room-only.
Massive typhoon hits eastern China after killing 4 in Taiwan
9/27/2016 8:58:34 PM
BEIJING (AP) вЂ A massive typhoon made landfall in eastern China Wednesday, a day after carrying strong winds over Taiwan that felled trees and scattered debris, killing at least four people and injuring more than 260.
A Miss Universe insulted by Trump steps up for Clinton
9/27/2016 8:54:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) вЂ Alicia Machado says that when she gained weight after being crowned Miss Universe for 1996, Donald Trump labeled her with a sexist nickname вЂ "Miss Piggy" вЂ that caused her shame and humiliation.
AP Photos: Pyongyang starts day early with patriotic music
9/27/2016 8:51:46 PM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) вЂ North Korea's capital is still a pretty quiet place compared to most urban centers around the world, but it gets its start early вЂ and orderly.
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate
9/27/2016 8:39:21 PM
By John Whitesides RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton sought on Tuesday to keep Republican rival Donald Trump on the defensive a day after their first U.S. presidential debate with accusations he is a sexist, racist and tax dodger, while Trump suggested he would "hit her harder" next time by bringing up her husband's infidelity. While the New York real estate mogul found himself in another controversy over his fresh insults about the weight of a former beauty pageant winner, Clinton tried to keep up the momentum after her forceful debate performance.
Former Australia bowler Max Walker dead at 68
9/27/2016 8:24:59 PM
SYDNEY (AP) вЂ Former Australia bowler Max Walker, whose awkward and unorthodox action earned him the nickname Tangles, has died. He was 68.
Slum dwellers squeezed out of India's ambitious Smart Cities plan, activists say
9/27/2016 8:13:38 PM
By Jatindra Dash and Rina Chandran BHUBANESWAR/MUMBAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Once known as Temple City for its ancient Hindu temples, Bhubaneswar in the eastern Indian state of Odisha aims to reposition itself as a hub for technology and healthcare with funding from a government program to modernize cities. It is one of 100 Smart Cities Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to create by 2022 that will have internet connectivity, uninterrupted power and water supply, efficient public transport and living standards comparable to Europe. If we stay, the government will forcefully evict us," said Ananda Chandra Parida, who has lived since 2007 in Bhubaneswar's Kargil slum, home to 2,000 families.
As Pakistan army chief's tenure nears end, PM faces key choice
9/27/2016 8:09:02 PM
By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces a key choice in the coming weeks about who should run Pakistan's powerful military, one that will have a major influence on the country's often strained relationships with the United States and nuclear rival India. With Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif saying he will step down when his tenure ends in November, the top post is up for grabs, and the prime minister decides who gets it.
Europa League Ukrainian underdogs to visit Manchester United
9/27/2016 8:08:34 PM
Manchester United host unheralded Ukrainians Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford on Thursday with Jose Mourinho's side aiming to get their Europa League campaign off the ground after a bumpy start. Captain Wayne Rooney missed the trip to Feyenoord and Mourinho also left him on the bench for Saturday's emphatic 4-1 victory.
Poll shows Australians back gay marriage but not plebiscite
9/27/2016 8:04:07 PM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) вЂ A majority of Australians support gay marriage, an opinion poll on Wednesday showed, but they do not back the government's plan to hold a national vote on whether it should be allowed.
Ranieri heartened by Leicester 'spirit'
9/27/2016 7:50:39 PM
Manager Claudio Ranieri said he had seen reassuring signs of the 'old' Leicester City after his team's 1-0 Champions League victory over Porto at the King Power Stadium. Leicester's fairytale Premier League title success was built on a miserly defence, but they have suffered some heavy losses already this season, most recently losing 4-1 at Manchester United.
England coach Allardyce forced out in disgrace after 1 game
9/27/2016 7:42:49 PM
MANCHESTER, England (AP) вЂ Even by English soccer's standards, the latest embarrassment is a new low. Sam Allardyce was forced out in disgrace after one game in charge of the national team.
Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums
9/27/2016 7:40:02 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) вЂ An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison.
China shuts schools and recalls fishing boats as typhoon hits
9/27/2016 7:19:07 PM
China shut schools and canceled dozens of flights as Typhoon Megi made landfall in the southern province of Fujian on Wednesday with winds of close to 120 km per hour (75 mph), the official Xinhua news agency said. Megi, which has killed four people and injured more than 523 in Taiwan since roaring in from the Pacific, made landfall at 4:40 a.m. local time (2040 GMT Tuesday). Chinese authorities issued their third-highest severe weather warning in anticipation of the storm.
LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order
9/27/2016 6:45:19 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) вЂ Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent prohibition by a government commissioner.
Syrian army retakes Aleppo district as bombs rain down
9/27/2016 6:44:44 PM
Syria's army took control of a rebel-held district in central Aleppo on Tuesday, after days of heavy air strikes that have killed dozens and sparked allegations of war crimes. In the first advance since announcing plans last week to retake all of the divided city, pro-government troops seized the Farafira district northwest of Aleppo's historic citadel, a military source told AFP. The push follows several days of Syrian and Russian air strikes on rebel-held Aleppo neighbourhoods -- some of the fiercest bombardment of the five-year conflict so far -- after a ceasefire deal brokered by Moscow and Washington collapsed last week.
Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
9/27/2016 6:44:13 PM
LONDON (AP) вЂ As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.
'Nice guy' Fowler won't change in Ryder Cup matches
9/27/2016 6:30:24 PM
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) вЂ The first question Rickie Fowler was asked at the Ryder Cup was as good an indication as any of how his year has gone.
Islamist rebel gets nine years imprisonment for Timbuktu destruction
9/27/2016 6:26:28 PM
By Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE (Reuters) - War crimes judges on Tuesday sentenced a former Islamist rebel who admitted wrecking holy shrines during Mali's 2012 conflict to nine years in prison, in the first such case to focus on destruction of cultural heritage. Human rights groups and international legal experts hope Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi's case in the International Criminal Court may serve as a deterrent to a kind of devastation that continues to be a feature of global conflicts yet has gone largely unpunished. Al-Mahdi expressed remorse for his involvement in the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu dating from Mali's 14th-century golden age as a trading hub and center of Sufi Islam, a branch of the religion seen as idolatrous by some hardline Muslim groups.
Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
9/27/2016 6:25:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) вЂ A must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus is stalled in the Senate, held up by bipartisan opposition as the clock ticks toward a Friday deadline.
Trump-Clinton debate seen by record 84 million U.S. TV viewers
9/27/2016 6:23:05 PM
A record 84 million people tuned in to U.S. television networks on Monday night for the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, a huge audience rarely seen on TV in the age of digital streaming and social media. The estimated ratings figure from Nielsen included people watching the raucous face-off across 13 U.S. cable and broadcast networks and public television station PBS. The audience beat the 80.6 million record set by the Jimmy Carter-Ronald Reagan TV presidential debate in 1980 but fell short of the 100 million viewers some analysts had predicted for the event.
Allardyce failed to learn from slip-ups by England managers
9/27/2016 6:19:47 PM
MANCHESTER, England (AP) вЂ Being England manager was the proudest moment of Sam Allardyce's career. He threw it all away after one game because of a series of indiscretions involving undercover journalists, failing to learn from the mistakes of his predecessors.
Tearful reunions as Colombia rebels embrace peace
9/27/2016 6:11:01 PM
Miriam Vanegas had not seen her son for 10 years after FARC rebels took him away into the Colombian wilderness. Now the fighters have signed a peace deal, and she has him back. As the FARC -- the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -- prepared to approve a historic peace deal signed on Monday, Miriam spotted Pablo Esteban in images filmed at a conference held by the force.
UK opens secret files about 'Jewish terrorists' in 1940s
9/27/2016 6:08:31 PM
LONDON (AP) вЂ The call to British military security forces came early in the morning, shortly after 1 a.m., and could not be ignored. The informant's message was alarming: Assassins planned to kill the commander of British forces in Palestine the following morning; evasive action was needed.
The Latest: Another victory for US in (Junior) Ryder Cup
9/27/2016 6:05:46 PM
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Serena picks Auckland for Aussie Open warm-up
9/27/2016 6:04:42 PM
Serena Williams will headline the Auckland Classic in January, organisers said Wednesday, hailing her appearance as a major coup for the New Zealand tournament. The 22-time Grand Slam winner has never played in the January 2-7 tournament before, preferring to warm-up for the Australian Open at the Hopman Cup in Perth in recent years. Williams, the reigning Wimbledon champion, is currently ranked number two in the world after Angelique Kerber broke her 186-week reign at the top.
Slimani torments Porto again, Leicester wins 1-0
9/27/2016 6:01:21 PM
LEICESTER, England (AP) вЂ Islam Slimani kept up his hot streak against Porto by scoring Leicester's first-half goal in a 1-0 victory in the Champions League on Tuesday, maintaining the English champions' 100 percent start to Group G.
Final US pick Ryan Moore ready for Ryder Cup debut
9/27/2016 6:01:21 PM
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) вЂ Ryan Moore had just placed second in the Tour Championship, capping a strong weekend in Atlanta with a narrow playoff loss to Rory McIlroy , when he began to load up his gear in the parking lot about 45 minutes later, a flight home to Las Vegas with his family fast approaching.
Obama names career diplomat as US ambassador to Cuba
9/27/2016 5:54:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) вЂ President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis as his choice to become the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more than a half-century, a move that sets up a possible fight with congressional critics of Obama's overtures to the communist island nation.
Obama power plant rules face key test in court
9/27/2016 5:53:31 PM
The centerpiece of President Barack Obama's climate change strategy faced a key test on Tuesday as conservative appeals court judges questioned whether his administration overstepped its legal authority under an air pollution law to make sweeping changes to the U.S. electric sector. Twenty-seven states led by coal-producer West Virginia and industry groups are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rules before 10 judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
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How To Go About Finding Cheap
by: Luke Cameron
Almost everyone knows what a computer is and how to use its
basic functions. Some people have their own desktop computers
or laptops. Those who do not own a computer may still be able
to use one by renting or using the ones in public libraries.
However, there are cheap computers that are now available in
the market, so it is possible that everyone and their
grandmothers will be able to afford it. Computers are really
amazing. The technology has evolved so much through the years.
A lot of things can be done with the newest models that were
not possible on the machines which were the βtop of the
lineβ a few decades ago. Give or take a few years from now,
the current computers will be phased out and replaced by a
more stable, more feature-packed machine.
A few years ago computers were very expensive. One unit of a
desktop computer in 1998 cost about $1,600. Thatβs a lot.
Fast forward to the present. The computers in 1998 are nothing
compared to the models that we have now. The machines are
faster, more durable, and capable of multitasking. Imagine
doing so much in so little time! To top it all off, the cost
is definitely worth the product. Nowadays, cheap computers are
very easy to find. Promo packages as low as $300 are not
impossible to find. In fact, they are all over! You might
think that cheap computers are not as good as the high-end
ones, but that is not the case. You get the same
functionality, durability and technology at a very inexpensive
price. But where do you find such cheap computers? Stores like
Circuit City and Best Buy offer packages that are very
inexpensive. However, there is a cheaper alternative β shop
online! There are a lot of online stores that sell either
promo packages or individual hardware parts for you to
assemble. Of course, that is up to you. You purchase a machine
that is tailored to your own needs.
These days, owning a computer is essential. There isnβt any
industry that does not make use of this technology. Computers
aid in learning and working. The world is a much smaller place
now because of computers and the internet. There are just
countless of benefits you can get from one single machine. And
it does not cost much. Cheap computers are now available
online. That is functionality and information within your
DVD Duplication And Replication
by: Michael Colucci
There are two primary methods that are used to copy DVDs, and these are
DVD Duplication and DVD Replication. With the replication method, the
disc will be compressed via a glass master, and the image will be
printed on the surface of the disc. This will produce an effect that is
similar to what you would find in DVDs that are purchased in stores.
With the duplication method, the disc will be burned from the original
DVD onto a blank DVD. The images from the original DVD may be printed
and added to the surface of the new DVD.
If you have the time and money to order a large package of blank DVDs,
it is important to make sure you use DVD duplication or replication.
There are a large number of companies available that can make
professional copies of DVDs. If you use the services that are offered by
these companies, it is important for you to make sure they use the
"compare and verify" function when they are in the process of
burning your discs. A lot of these companies will turn off this feature
so they can speed up the time it takes for them to complete the order,
but making sure the "compare and verify" function is turned on
will insure that you discs are correctly duplicated.
While there are companies available that can mass copy DVDs for you
within a short period of time, purchasing your own equipment can allow
you to make copies of DVDs. The basic thing you will need is a computer
with a DVD burner. A lot of computers now come with DVD burners, and
some of them may be able to burn both CDs and DVDs. If you don't already
have one in your computer, it can be purchased from your local
electronics store. In most cases, internal DVD burners are cheaper than
external burners. Make sure your computer meets the system requirements
for the DVD burner you are purchasing. Once you have the burner, you
will now need to acquire the software.
Some of the most popular DVD burning software are Nero, Alcohol 120%,
and Disc Juggler. Another popular program is DVD 2 Copy. Virtually all
of these programs can be acquired online or at your local electronics
store. If you use a professional company, it is important to compare
them with other companies that offer the same service. A good company
should test your DVD copies on a large number of different DVD players
to make sure they are compatible. In addition to the playback, it is
important to make sure your discs have a professional look. If you have
a large order, it will take a good company about 4 to 5 days to complete
it. However, if you are in a rush, some companies can complete the order
in as little as 2 days.
When it comes to disc storage, you will often be given the option of
"mini" or "full size." Full size will give you the
maximum amount of space per disc, which is about 8.4 gigabytes. The mini
size will give you about 1.47 gigabytes of space per disc. The size that
you choose is dependent on your needs.
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SEATTLE (AP) A cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning.
Details... NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate death
NEW YORK (AP) New York City reached a $5.7 million settlement with the family of Bradley Ballard, a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication. Details...
Man who returned 9/11 flag identified
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) The man who turned in an American flag raised at ground zero on Sept. 11 to a Washington state courthouse has been identified.
Details... Families of 2 blacks shot by Ohio police want outside review
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The families of two black people fatally shot by city police renewed their requests Tuesday for independent investigations into the officers' actions while describing the emotional toll of losing their loved ones.
Details... Local reaction to Clinton and Trump's first presidential debate
Business owners around Philadelphia hosted Super-Bowl-style parties for debate watchers.
Details... Two California men charged in suspected murder among 'furries'
Two men were charged on Tuesday in the triple murder of a Southern California couple and their friend in what local media reported may have been a crime among the so-called "furry" community of people who dress up in animal costumes. Joshua Acosta, 21, and Frank Felix, 25, were each charged with three counts of murder, Orange County prosecutors said. Acosta and Felix did not enter pleas during a brief court appearance in Santa Ana, California.
Details... The Latest: Council president confident about police probe
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Latest on a news conference held by families of two people fatally shot by Columbus police this year (all times local):
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) An Army private and another young man were charged Tuesday with murder in the slayings of a California couple and family friend who were discovered after the couple's 6-year-old daughter called police.
Details... Driver crashes into house in Lower Merion
One person was injured after crashing into a home in Lower Merion Township.
Details... 3 Legislature seats filled for possible Vegas stadium vote
RENO, Nev. (AP) Three people whose votes could determine whether a nearly $2 billion stadium is built to lure the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas were appointed Tuesday to vacant seats in the Nevada Legislature.
Details... Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a "dog whistle" that smacked of unmistakable sexism.
Details... Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO, other executive's salary
WASHINGTON (AP) Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in pay as the bank tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.
Details... Police: Man had cell phone, not a gun, at Willow Grove Park Mall
Police responded to reports of a man with a gun inside the Willow Grove Park Mall in Abington Township, Montgomery County, but it turned out the item was a cell phone.
Details... Records: Sex assault among Idaho students found after attack
DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) An Idaho school uncovered bullying, sexual harassment and sexual assault among students during its investigation into the rape of a black football player last year, according to recently released documents filed as part of a lawsuit. Details...
Man rescued at sea tells Coast Guard of search for mother
BOSTON (AP) A man who says he spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued told the Coast Guard he frantically looked for his mother as their fishing boat sank in the Atlantic Ocean, according to an audio recording released Tuesday. His mother hasn't been found.
Details... The Latest: At least 5 homes burning in Northern California
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): Details...
Benefit fund for Orlando club shooting victims begins payments
A benefit fund that raised about $29.5 million for the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando began to make payments on Tuesday, the city said, with the estates of those killed receiving $350,000 each. The OneOrlando Fund, which approved the payout plan on Monday night, said that more than half the money will go toward the loved ones of the 49 people who died as a result of the rampage at the popular Pulse night spot on June 12, according to the plan posted on the fund's website. In addition to those killed, dozens were wounded in the rampage before police fatally shot the 29-year-old gunman, Omar Mateen, following a three-hour standoff inside the dance club.