National News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491 National News 2016-12-03T09:35:33Z National News U.S. veterans to meet with tribe elders in pipeline protest U.S. military veterans will meet with tribal leaders on Saturday as they continue to entrench themselves in a North Dakota camp where thousands of activists are protesting a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans Stand for Standing Rock members will meet with Standing Rock Sioux elders to determine how the potentially 3,500 veterans arriving over the weekend can aide protesters who have spent months demonstrating against plans to route the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath a lake near the tribe's reservation. The group of veterans are also expected over the weekend to complete building a barracks and mess hall near where they constructed a headquarters at the Oceti Sakowin camp about 5 miles (8 km) north of the small town of Cannon Ball. Exclusive: U.S. standards council to investigate New Oriental after Reuters report A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the company in response to the report, said Jeet Joshee, AIRC’s president-elect. Shares of New Oriental plunged after Reuters reported the council’s plan to open a probe. Man stabbed to death on California university campus A man who may have been a faculty member at the University of Southern California was stabbed to death on the downtown Los Angeles campus on Friday, and a suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported stabbing around 4:30 p.m. local time and arrived to find a male victim who was about 25, department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said by phone. The Los Angeles Police Department said a suspect was subsequently arrested, though no further details were immediately available. Texas officials: 8 hurt when bus with cheerleaders crashes BIG SPRING, Texas (AP) — Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas. Keys, lightbulbs tied to Thomas Edison go up for auction TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph are up for auction in Dallas, along with some of the lightbulbs that he perfected. For now, Trump bears signs of a dealmaker, not a policymaker WASHINGTON (AP) — He phones. He kibitzes. He cajoles. He threatens. He rewards. Attorney: Accused in social worker killing unfit for trial BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A hearing is expected to be held early next year to help determine if a woman charged with killing a social worker and three relatives in Vermont is fit to stand trial. Campus attack could be latest terror case in heartland state CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities are investigating terrorism as a possible motive in the car-and-knife attack on the Ohio State University campus, the latest in a series of cases involving young men who apparently became radicalized in the heartland state. Final Senate seat to be settled in Louisiana Dec. 10 runoff BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — One U.S. Senate seat remains undecided from the fall elections, in Louisiana. Within hours, wildfires set Tennessee mountain city aflame GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Tracey Mayberry told her boss to fire her. Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced ATLANTA (AP) — A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die. Police: Woman groped by bicyclist in South Philadelphia Police are investigating another incident where a woman was groped by a man riding a bicycle. Fire forces 5 people from West Philadelphia homes A fire has forced five people out of their homes in West Philadelphia. Senior citizen killed by hit-and-run driver in Montco Police are trying to track down the driver who kept going after hitting and killing a 72-year-old man. Navy to christen submarine Colorado at Connecticut shipyard GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The Navy is preparing to christen its newest attack submarine in a Connecticut shipyard ceremony. Jury going into next week in ex-officer's murder trial CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict." Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help consumers shop wisely and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject — weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Fire forces 5 people from West Philadelphia home A fire has forced five people out of their home in West Philadelphia. Dazed Tennessee residents get first look at wildfire rubble GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Charlotte Moore needed a phone charger. Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested LOS ANGELES (AP) — A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute, authorities said. San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Exactly a year to the moment that a pair of shooters unleashed a terrorist attack on San Bernardino, a bell rang 14 times Friday at the city's Inland Regional Center in honor of the people who died there. Family of woman killed in crash after police chase speaks out The family of a woman killed in a crash that ended a police chase spoke exclusively to Action News Friday night. Family of woman dead after police chase, crash speaks out The family of a woman killed in a crash that ended a police chase spoke exclusively to Action News Friday night. The Latest: Hundreds attend memorial for terror victims SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the one-year anniversary of the San Bernardino terror attack (all times local): FBI captures a Top 10 Most Wanted fugitive in Los Angeles Jones was wanted in connection with an early-morning shootout with a rival gang on October 15 that left four people dead and 10 wounded at a Los Angeles-area house that was being used as a restaurant, the FBI said in a statement. The suspect was captured during a pursuit, the agency's field office in Los Angeles said on Twitter, without giving any other details on his arrest. FBI officials were not immediately available for comment. 2 homes damaged, 8 displaced after camper fire in Wilmington Wilmington fire officials are investigating a blaze in a camper that damaged two homes and left eight people displaced. Funeral, memorial services for Wilmington firefighter Ardythe Hope The Wilmington Fire Department has finalized memorial services for Senior Firefighter Ardythe Hope, who died from injuries suffered battling a blaze that was intentionally set. Trump speaks with Taiwan's president, risking China tensions President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. Philadelphia to keep 'AMOR,' the bilingual 'LOVE' sculpture Philadelphia is permanently putting the "amor" in the City of Brotherly Love. Woman injured after crashing car into West Philadelphia home A woman was injured after crashing her car into a home in West Philadelphia. Police capture wanted man in Camden sex assault Police have captured a wanted man in a sexual assault in Camden, New Jersey. Sheriff: McKnight shooting was 'road rage'; defends case HARVEY, La. (AP) — The shooting death of an ex-NFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that began on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case. WRHL 2016-12-03T14:35:33Z http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491