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Online hate forges a dark path for suspect in attack plot

Technology
A few months after he turned 17 — and more than two years before he was arrested — Vincent Vetromile recast himself as an online revolutionary. Offline, in this suburb of Rochester, New York, Vetromile was finishing requirements for promotion to Eagle Scout in a troop that met at a local church. He enrolled at Monroe Community College, taking classes to become a heating and air conditioning technician. On weekends, he spent hours in the driveway with his father, a Navy veteran, working on cars. On social media, though, the teenager spoke in world-worn tones about the need to "reclaim our nation at any cost." Eventually he subbed out the grinning selfie in his Twitter profile, replacing it with the image of a colonial militiaman shouldering an AR-15 rifle. And he traded his name for a hand
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth makes path toward storm-ravaged Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone Kenneth makes path toward storm-ravaged Mozambique

World
April 24 (UPI) -- The African nation of Mozambique on Tuesday braced for the arrival of another storm while still reeling from the effects of Cyclone Idai. NASA meteorologists forecast that Tropical Cyclone Kenneth is expected to move toward the border of Mozambique and Tanzania and make landfall in northern Mozambique as early as Thursday. "Residents along Mozambique/Tanzania border should make preparations for storm surge along the coasts, heavy rainfall and hurricane-force winds," NASA said. The storm underwent additional strengthening on Wednesday and was rated a tropical cyclone by the French national meteorological service, indicating it has winds of 74 mph to 98 mph or equal to the strength of a Category 1 to 3 hurricane. Additional strengthening is possible as Kenneth approaches...
Tyndall Air Force Base on path toward normalcy post-hurricane

Tyndall Air Force Base on path toward normalcy post-hurricane

Business
Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Nearly two months after Hurricane Michael rocked the Florida Panhandle, Tyndall Air Force Base is on the path toward resuming normal operations, officials said. Some 90 percent of debris has been removed and assessors have determined 20 percent of the base's facilities need to be demolished, 325th Fighter Wing Vice Cmdr. Jefferson Hawkins told the Panama City News-Herald newspaper. "The base is actually doing really well," Hawkins said. "We've got a lot of assets that the community doesn't have, which is unfortunate for the community." Rebuilding the decrepit facilities, however, will likely take up to five years, Hawkins said. Most airmen will return to the base on Dec. 10 and that they will "work at full capacity." Before the storm hit in October, the base contained mor...
These 20 jobs will put you on the path to be a millionaire

These 20 jobs will put you on the path to be a millionaire

Finance
Medical school might be your ticket into the millionaires' club — provided you can repay the debt you'll incur on the way. Indeed, many of the nation's highest-paying occupations are in the health-care field, according to a GoBankingRates analysis of 2017 compensation data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Anesthesiologists are the top earners in the U.S., bringing in an average salary of $ 265,990. Surgeons follow close behind, with an average annual salary of $ 251,890, while obstetricians and gynecologists earn an average of $ 235,240...
US Fed chair Jerome Powell backs cautious path on rates

US Fed chair Jerome Powell backs cautious path on rates

Business
The "consensus view" at the US Federal Reserve is that gradual interest rate rises remain the best policy, the head of the US central bank has said.Federal Reserve chair Jerome "Jay" Powell made the remarks at an annual economic conference in Wyoming.He said the difficulties of interpreting data suggest the wisdom of a conservative approach.However, he added, policymakers will act decisively in a crisis."I am confident that the [Fed] would resolutely 'do whatever it takes'," he said, according to a transcript of the speech at the Jackson Hole symposium.The Federal Reserve has been slowly raising rates since 2015, including two increases so far this year.Analysts expect one or two additional rate rises, with the next one anticipated at the bank's September...