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The 10 Best Cities to Live in the World

Melbourne, Australia, loses the crown after a 7-year run. By Megan Trimble, Associate Editor, Social Media VIENNA HAS USURPED Melbourne, Australia, as the world’s most “livable” city. Austria‘s capital city ended Melbourne’s record 7-year run atop the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual index, titled “The Global Liveability Report 2018.” The ranking considers 30 qualitative and quantitative factors to rank 140 […]

The heat is on for 4 more years: Extreme temperatures expected through 2022

Doyle Rice, USA TODAY This summer’s heat has shattered records around the Northern Hemisphere, from Algeria to Canada and Japan to California. New research suggests this could be only the beginning of a four-year global “warm spell.” Using a new forecasting technique, scientists in a study published Tuesday predict that the rest of 2018 through 2022 may be warmer than […]

Boy Forced to Pose Naked on Cross: Clergy Sex Abuse Report

Hundreds of ‘predator priests’ named in grand jury report By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff Posted Aug 14, 2018 6:15 PM CDT (NEWSER) – A long-awaited grand jury report examining clergy sex abuse in Pennsylvania was released Tuesday, and it lists more than 300 “predator priests” accused of abusing more than 1,000 child victims over a period of seven decades. […]

Report details sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania’s Catholic Church

By Daniel Burke and Susannah Cullinane, CNN A new grand jury report says that internal documents from six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania show that more than 300 “predator priests” have been credibly accused of sexually abusing more than 1,000 child victims. “We believe that the real number of children whose records were lost or who were afraid […]

Tennessee U.S. Senate race polls: Phil Bredesen, Marsha Blackburn vie to replace Bob Corker

Staff report, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Bob Corker is entering its final months. Republican nominee Marsha Blackburn and Democratic nominee Phil Bredesen each hope to win over enough support to head to Washington, D.C. to represent Tennessee in the Senate. Corker, a Chattanooga Republican, announced in September that he […]

Over 40 officials to help with Shelby County mayoral transition

By WMCActionNews5.com Staff SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) – The team tasked with helping Senator Lee Harris transition into Shelby County Mayor met for the first time Tuesday. “I appreciate all of you because you represent a lot of different perspectives,” Harris said. The team is made up of 46 members. The group discussed areas of focus and appointed seats […]

MLGW warns customers of scam on social media

BY TROY WASHINGTON, WREG MEMPHIS, Tenn. — MLGW is warning people about a scam that’s making its rounds on social media. Customers called WREG filled with false hope after spotting a post in a Facebook group. Nancy Crawford, with the Better Business Bureau, says scams like this usually surface during the summer when it’s really hot […]

City council delays vote on Beale Street security measures

By Jessica Holley, WMC MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – City Council members delayed a vote Tuesday to discuss a recommendation for Beale Street crowd control. For the last six weeks, security officials have been busy searching for ways to improve safety and security on Beale Street. An expert was brought in to review if a cover charge […]