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Altice USA launches IPO

Altice is said to be keen on using the money it has raised to support further takeover activity in the United States market following the acquisitions of Cablevision Systems Corp . Altice is the second cable IPO this year. The increase comes entirely from selling shareholders, who are now selling 51.9 million shares, compared with last month's plan to sell 34.5 million shares.


Man caught at Metro station carrying high-powered weapons, ammo

Man caught at Metro station carrying high-powered weapons, ammo

Authorities said they found an AR-15 rifle, a.40-caliber handgun, a machete-like knife, silencers, loaded magazines, bags of bullets, a Bible and a notebook in the bag Goodine was holding. Christopher Harrison Goodine , 28, of Union City, Georgia was arrested after allegedly being spotted urinating in public. The deputy said she was glad she and her colleagues found the weapons before they became involved in a tragedy.


Tropical Storm Cindy ashore in southwest Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy ashore in southwest Louisiana

Forecasters in Louisiana say Tropical Storm Cindy will bring the potential for a storm surge of up to 3 feet (0.91 meters) along the Gulf Coast. "After moving inland, winds associated with Cindy will diminish and the system will eventually be dubbed a tropical rainstorm", according to AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski.



Thousands walk to slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

He called the notion that her death is a hate crime "a myth on social media". The vigil for Nabra Hassanen in Dupont Circle on Tuesday evening. The suspect "then drove his auto onto the curb as the group scattered", the police said. "I don't know when it's going to end", said Nor Ngaliman, 49, who came to the prayer service with her 18-year-old daughter Mariam Ahmed.



"No Nexus to Terrorism" in Congressional Baseball Shooting

The guns were purchased legally - the rifle in 2003 and the handgun in November. Hodgkinson acted alone and had no ties to terrorism, Slater said at the news conference. "On the shooter, we found a paper that contained the names of six members of Congress", Slater told reporters, though he did not characterize it as a hit list .


Extreme high tides at Coastal Bend beaches due to tropical storm

Extreme high tides at Coastal Bend beaches due to tropical storm

Tropical Storm Cindy sent drenching rain bands over the north Gulf Coast on Wednesday, swamping low-lying coastal roads and pushing a waterspout ashore in one beachfront community as residents from east Texas to the Florida Panhandle warily eyed the storm's slow crawl toward land.