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TOP STORIES Monday, October 16, 2017

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Here are the top stories:

4 TO KNOW: 

  • Marine CorpsFamily of Muslim Marine recruit who died amid hazing sues US government for $100 million.
  • RatsDetroit rises on list of worst US cities for rats in 2017.
  • California Wildfires: A week after fires began, progress is made in fighting the flames.
  • Trump: President's allies worry that losing House means impeachment.

LOCAL

  • DetroitMan due in court for mother's deadly shooting in front of 4-year-old girl.
  • Marine CorpsFamily of Muslim Marine recruit who died amid hazing sues US government for $100 million.
  • RatsDetroit rises on list of worst US cities for rats in 2017.
  • Detroit's West Side: Surveillance video released in fatal gas station shooting.
  • Dearborn: Group demands answers in Fordson High School hazing investigation.
  • WayneSurvivor shares story of being sold by family into sex trafficking in Michigan.
  • WeatherHighs in the 50s Monday.

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL:

  • California Wildfires: A week after fires began, progress is made in fighting the flames.
  • California Wildfires: Video shows roommates' narrow escape from NorCal wildfires.
  • Puerto RicoNo power, no jobs, 'enormous' lines nearly a month after Hurricane Maria.
  • Louisiana: Explosion on oil rig injures 7.
  • Mississippi: Jury deliberating in case of teen who was burned to death.
  • #MeToo: Social media flooded with personal stories of assault.

POLITICS:

  • Trump: President's allies worry that losing House means impeachment.
  • CataloniaLeader fails to clarify independence declaration.
  • Sexual Assault: Trump campaign subpoenaed over allegations from former 'Apprentice' contestant.
  • Venezuela: Residents face long lines, confusion in first vote since violent election.
  • Janet Yellen: Federal Reserve Chair expects healthy inflation to return.
  • Hillary Clinton: Former presidential candidate says misogyny is 'endemic'.

ENTERTAINMENT:

  • Mayim Bialik: Actress responds to 'victim blaming' backlash following NYT opinion piece.
  • Harvey Weinstein: Third woman in London accuses disgraced Hollywood mogul of sexual assault.
  • Woody Allen: Director says he's sad for everyone in Weinstein scandal.
  • Saturday Night Live: NBC sketch series takes on Harvey Weinstein.

SPORTS:

  • Colin Kaepernick: Quarterback files grievance against NFL, claims team owners colluded to keep him from being signed.
  • Al Michaels: NBC sportscaster apologizes for Harvey Weinstein joke.
  • Detroit LionsSaints take 52-38 win over Lions.
  • Western Michigan: Akron holds off Broncos 14-13 a day after rainout.

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