*Lots of sunshine today, high 42
*It's one of the busiest party nights of the year, the night before Thanksgiving, & there's a St. Louis company that's trying to help. Major Brands & ride sharing company Lyft have put together a program where they are giving away 500 coupons worth $25 each for a free Lyft ride tonight. Major Brands CEO says he wants people to go out and have a good time but also do it in a responsible way!
*Today is one of the busiest days to travel, if you are flying out of Lambert Airport they are suggesting that you arrive at the airport two hours before your flight. They also say don't wrap your gifts. Lambert expects more than 21,000 passengers today and even more on Sunday.
A U.S. Navy aircraft carrying 11 people on board crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan while en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier.
Eight people have been rescued and are said to be "good condition." Search and rescue crews are working to recover three others. The C-2 "Greyhound" aircraft was participating in a joint U.S.-Japan naval exercise. It is the latest accident for the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet which was involved in two fatal accidents earlier this year in the Pacific, including the USS John S. McCain collision which killed 10 sailors. (Washington Post)
A Navy Plane Has Crashed Near Okinawa-
A major rescue operation is underway south of Japan where a U.S. Navy aircraft has crashed in the Pacific. The Navy says eleven crew and passengers are aboard the aircraft that went down south of Okinawa. Three people aboard the craft are reported missing. There’s no word of the condition of the eight people who were found. The plane was en route to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, which is conducting the search-and-rescue operation. The cause of the crash is not known.
Source: CBS News
Conyers Rejects Sexual Harassment Allegation-
Veteran Congressman John Conyers is denying an allegation of sexual harassment.
In a statement yesterday, the Michigan Democrat rejected claims in a BuzzFeed News report that he paid more than 25-thousand dollars to settle a sexual harassment dispute with a former staff member. In his statement, Conyers said his office "resolved" a dispute. He argued that a payment to the former staffer "equated to a reasonable severance" arrangement. Conyers is a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
Source: The Hill
St. Louis beat the Edmonton Oilers 8-3, they are off until Friday!
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