Archive for November 8th, 2018

'This Is Going To Be Absolutely Heart-wrenching': The Thousand Oaks Shooting Victims

US & World | | November 08 2018, 9:00 PM

Not all the victims' names have not been released but among those confirmed are three men and a woman. They range from 18 to 33 — a reflection of the crowd drawn to the bar's "College Country Night."

Federal Appeals Court Deals Trump Another Setback On DACA

Crime & Justice | | November 08 2018, 6:00 PM

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is the first appellate court to rule on ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Judges rejected government arguments that the court has no jurisdiction.

Duck Boat Captain Indicted In Missouri Lake Accident That Killed 17

US & World | | November 08 2018, 5:40 PM

Kenneth McKee was charged with 17 federal counts of criminal negligence, misconduct and inattention to duty. U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison said, "Each represents a life that was lost."

Bernie Sanders Clarifies Comments About Racism Hurting Black Candidates

Politics | | November 08 2018, 3:40 PM

Sanders accuses Republicans who ran against Stacey Abrams in Georgia and Andrew Gillum in Florida of using racist strategies after he initially said voters were uncomfortable backing black candidates.

After Midterm Defeat, Advocates For Montana's Medicaid Expansion Turn To Legislature

Health | | November 08 2018, 3:00 PM

If a funding extension can't be hammered out in the Montana Legislature, the state could be the first to undo an expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

Anaheim voters send mixed message on Disney

Politics | | November 08 2018, 2:07 PM

While Disney allies appear to have won a firm majority on Anaheim’s city council, voters were split on a living wage measure that seeks to target Disneyland.

Plagued By War and Famine, Yemen Is 'No Longer A Functioning State,' Journalist Warns

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 1:40 PM

In 2015, Saudi Arabia initiated a bombing campaign against Yemen that continues today. Journalist Robert Worth says the results have been devastating — and that the U.S. shares some of the blame.

Eric Schneiderman Won't Face Criminal Charges Over Allegations Of Abuse

US & World | | November 08 2018, 1:20 PM

Multiple women say the former N.Y. attorney general physically attacked them. A prosecutor says she believes the women but "legal impediments" preclude any charges. She's proposed a legislative fix.

Health Care For The Migrant Caravan: Flu, Blisters But Definitely Not Smallpox

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 1:00 PM

At a rest stop in Mexico City, adults are treated for respiratory and stomach bugs. Their feet are in bad shape. There's anxiety and fear among adults and children. But ... definitely no smallpox.

Scorecard: Trump Declares 'Great Victory,' But 34 Of His Candidates Lost

Politics | | November 08 2018, 12:40 PM

Trump highlighted the success of candidates he held rallies for, embracing the idea that the midterms were a referendum on him. But his record is far more mixed than he lets on.

What We Know About The Thousand Oaks Shooting Suspect

US & World | | November 08 2018, 12:20 PM

Authorities have identified the gunman as Ian David Long, 28, a Marine Corps veteran. The Ventura County, Calif., sheriff says his office had a number of interactions with Long in recent years.

69-Year-Old Dutch Man Seeks To Change His Legal Age To 49

US & World | | November 08 2018, 11:40 AM

Emile Ratelband, a motivational speaker, told a court in the Netherlands that he feels 20 years younger than he is. Changing his birthdate would also give him better luck on dating apps, he says.

Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

Health | | November 08 2018, 10:20 AM

When people are feeling glum, it often means that brain areas involved in emotion and memory are communicating. Researchers have now observed the circuit in action in humans.

In Georgia, Kemp Claims Victory, But Won't Oversee Potential Recount

Politics | | November 08 2018, 10:00 AM

The Republican announced he would resign as secretary of state on Thursday after a lawsuit was filed calling it a conflict of interest for him to oversee the vote count in the governor's race.

Will South Sudan's New Peace Agreement Hold This Time?

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 9:40 AM

After years of devastating civil war and broken peace deals, South Sudan is at a crossroads again. While many displaced refugees are still afraid to return home, others see big reasons for hope.

Heightened Security As Brett Kavanaugh Formally Takes Supreme Court Seat

Politics | | November 08 2018, 9:00 AM

The court said that because of security concerns, Kavanaugh would not walk down the court's long outside staircase with the chief justice.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Falling, Fracturing 3 Ribs

Crime & Justice | | November 08 2018, 8:40 AM

The 85-year-old justice fell in her office at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday evening. She has been hospitalized for "observation and treatment."

California May Soon Unravel Controversial Nets Used To Harvest Swordfish

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 7:20 AM

Some of the last drift gillnet fishers in the world capture swordfish off the coast of California. But their days may be numbered as lawmakers seek phase the nets out.

Asia Bibi, Pakistani Woman Acquitted Of Blasphemy, Is Freed From Jail

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 6:40 AM

Bibi, a Christian who spent eight years on death row before her acquittal earlier this month, was released despite objections from hard-line Muslim groups.

Tesla Names New Chair As Elon Musk Steps Down

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 5:20 AM

Robyn Denholm, a former Tesla board member and technology executive, is the company's new chair after CEO Elon Musk stepped down as part of a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A Boatload Of Ballots: Midterm Voter Turnout Hit 50-Year High

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 4:20 AM

More than 47 percent of the voting-eligible population cast a ballot in the midterm elections on Tuesday, according to early estimates. That's the highest turnout for a midterm since 1966.

Trump Administration Sides With Sudan Against USS Cole Survivors In Lawsuit

Crime & Justice | | November 08 2018, 4:00 AM

Notice of the suit was sent to Sudan's U.S. embassy instead of Khartoum. The administration told the Supreme Court that it agrees with Sudan, which is accused of backing the Cole attackers.

Multiple Fatalities In Shooting At Southern California Bar

US & World | | November 08 2018, 2:40 AM

Police say that at least 11 people have been shot, and more than one of them has been killed, at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Love Knows No Species: Emu And Donkey Have Fallen For Each Other, Caretakers Say

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 08 2018, 1:40 AM

"They like to cuddle and even sleep together," a North Carolina caretaker says of a recently rescued emu and donkey. "We can't separate them."

Thousand Oaks mass shooting: 13 dead, including gunman

Local | | November 08 2018, 4:04 AM

Around 11:20 p.m., authorities received multiple 911 calls of shots being fired at The Borderline Bar and Grill.

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Thousand Oaks mass shooting: Larry speaks with survivor of Borderline Bar & Grill shooting

| November 08 2018, 11:33 AM

A gunman opened fire inside a bar popular with college students last night in Thousand Oaks.

LA and OC vote counts continue, plus the Latino vote in this year’s midterms

| November 08 2018, 9:35 AM

Many of the races in Tuesday’s midterm election have been called, but some, like the LA County Sheriff’s race, still hang in the balance, dependent on numbers from provisional ballots, mail-ins and other votes that are still being counted.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is out. What does that mean for the Mueller probe?

| November 08 2018, 9:31 AM

In a move that had been long-discussed after President Trump repeatedly and publicly criticized him several times, Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday at the president’s request.

Thousand Oaks mass shooting: The latest

| November 08 2018, 9:10 AM

A gunman opened fire inside a bar popular with college students last night in Thousand Oaks.

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