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Videos of the Day-Trump, First Lady Tour Hurricane-Ravaged Florida Panhandle
CNN: PO-60MO, NA-50MO, NA-48MO, PO-63MO, PO-66MO, PO-62MO More footage of the damage NA-47MO, NA-62SU, NA-51SU, Z HED: Trump, First Lady Tour Hurricane-Ravaged Florida Panhandle MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM President Trump and the first lady surveyed the damage from Hurricane Michael on Oct. 15. They met with survivors, and said food and housing were the top priorities for those hit in Florida. PO-63MO 23s-37s It’s hard to believe when you're above it in a plane and to see the total devastation, to see no houses left, not even the pads are left. It's incredible and I have to say that the work that FEMA, first responders, local government, law enforcement is doing is incredible. PO-62MO To see this personally, it's very tough, very, very tough—total devastation. At least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on Michael. Michael is one of the most powerful storms on record to hit the continental United States. ------ CNN: PO-28MO, PO-29MO, PO-49MO https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2018%3Anewsml_WD91HO9RF%3A1&share=true HED: Saudi Arabian King Denies Involvement in Columnist's Disappearance MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM The Saudi King told President Trump he has no knowledge about missing columnist Jamal Khashoggi. PO-29MO [[Donald Trump, US President]] All I can do is report what he told me and he told me in a very firm way that they had no knowledge of it. His denial to me could not have been stronger that he had no knowledge and it sounded like he and also the crown prince had no knowledge. PO-28MO It sounded to me like maybe these could have been rogue killers. Who knows. We're gonna try getting to the bottom of it very soon. But his was a flat denial. Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia after talking with King Salman. King Salman ordered an internal probe into Khashoggi's disappearance on Oct. 15. Khashoggi was allegedly last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. ------- HED: Sears Files for Bankruptcy https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2018%3Anewsml_WD91HIZD9%3A2&share=true https://app.extremereach.com/Delivery/Detail/198922261?includeCategories=True MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM The 100-year-old store Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Oct. 15. It plans to close 142 more stores, after a decade of revenue declines and store closures. Sears once dominated U.S. malls but has withered in the age of internet shopping. The company hopes to reorganise and keep open 700 of its best stores. ------ HED: Scuba Divers Take a Halloween Tradition Underwater https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2018%3Anewsml_WD926F5ND%3A1&share=true MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM Florida locals put their own twist on the Halloween tradition of pumpkin carving—by taking it underwater. Contestants went 30 feet below the surface to participate in the annual contest. The theme for this year's contest was marine life. The winning contestants were brothers who carved a dolphin into their pumpkin.