Family and Office: Obama Has a Timeout With His Daughters

Obama and Sasha

Obama diverts his routine Friday schedule for a timeout with his teenager daughters, Malia and Sasha; which he believed where finding him boring. But first, he will attend a fund raising occasion organized by shipping magnates where the 30 supporters would pay over 43,000 dollars per ticket.

After that, the New York Post reported the Obamas would hit Broadway for a performance of hip-hop musical "Hamilton" on Saturday.

Obama described his children: "They’re kind, they’re thoughtful, they treat everybody with respect, they don’t have any kind of airs. They’re confident, but without being cocky."

He continued, "Now, unfortunately, they’re hitting the age where they still love me, but they think I’m completely boring. And so they’ll come in, pat me on the head, talk to me for 10 minutes, and then they’re gone all weekend," Obama said.

"They break my heart!" he said.

Terrorism and the State: Fear Grips New York as People Were Photographed Carrying Rifles

A retired officer snapped this photo on Staten Island on July 17, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

New reaching us from New York says that the NYPD have issued "Be on the look out" alert after a retired NYPD officer captured in a photograph several people carrying what appear like assault rifles in Midland Beach parking lot.

They have mounted checking points which cause traffic hitches in Staten Island on Friday.

The military installations in the area have equally stepped up security due to the Chatanooga shootings that claimed the lives of four marines and that of the gunman.

Family and Faith: 30 Years After, Lear Remini Tells She Left Church of Scientology Because of Her Daughter

Leah Remini after 30 years of leaving Scientology church tells the world why she left. She said that she was afraid of disconnection from her daughter Sofia.

Scientology was founded by sci-fi writer L Ron Hubbard and counts John Travolta, Will Smith, Juliette Lewis and Tom Cruise among its many prominent followers.

She told that the church simply was everything

"I decided I didn't want to raise my daughter in the Church because from what I've experienced and what I saw, the church becomes your everything,” she said. “It becomes your mother, your father, your everything.

“If you are raised in it as a child, you really don’t have loyalty to your family. The Church does come first to you.”

She also told about the consequences of leaving the church in which virtually everything she did was seen as bad because the church made appear as such.

Remini, the King of Queens actress was not the only actress that left Scientology, others such as Carmen Llywelyn left also.

Political Assassination and Democracy: Unknown Gunmen Kill an APC Chieftain in Lagos

Lagos, Nigeria: Unknown gunmen have killed an All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain Mr. Shalewa Daramola, at Festac Town, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State.

The victim who was the Assistant Treasurer of APC, Amuwo Odofin was said to have stepped out of his car when one of the assaillants approached him and requested for money and whom the party chieftain thought was a begger and told him that he hadn't money.

The culprit then shot the party chieftain in chest and entered a waiting motorbike and sped off.

The victim was rushed to the hospital and doctor declared him Dead on Arrival.

Spokesman for Lagos State Police Command, Kenneth Nwosu,  confirmed the incidence and revealed that investigations are ongoing.

Fasting and Prayer: Muslim Umar Marks the Eid el-Fitr Festival Today

B.C. Muslims to celebrate festival of Eid al-Fitr to mark end of Ramadan

The Muslim umar marks the 3 day feast of Eid el-Fitr beginning from today bringing to an end the one month Ramadan daylight fasting. The festival has been described as a period of sober reflection and return to God.
Ramadan “is a time to get closer to God and it’s a really special month to us,” said Imam Yahya Momla of the B.C. Muslim Association.

The festival features among other things,almsgiving and prayer

Barka de Salla to all the Muslim Umar

Search and Rescue: An Amber Alert Have Been Issued by Police on the Abduction of a Year Old

Malachi Grant (Somersworth Police)

Police SOMERSWORTH, NH have issued an amber alert for a year old Malachi Grant whose father abducted and is suspected to have headed to Maine. Jeremiah Grant, 33 had diagreement with the wife such that the wife believed  the boy was in danger.

Jeremiah grant was a sex convict who is 6 ft tall, 275 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes. He drove a 1999 Honda Accord model with New Hampshire plate 2854569. He had a tatoo on the neck which read Alpha Male.

He was believed to be mentally unstable and such the need to save the child.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Somersworth Police Department at 692-3131 or your local law enforcement agency.

Jeremiah Grant (Somersworth Police)