Wednesday June 20-th, 2018

Martha McSally launches Senate campaign in heated GOP race Martha McSally launches Senate campaign in heated GOP race

McSally, who has been perceived by those handicapping the race as the Republican establishment's top choice, appears instead to be catering to a more conservative primary electorate. On Twitter on Friday, McSally thanked Trump for attacking Democra...

Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin Could Be Viable Money In Troubled Economies Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin Could Be Viable Money In Troubled Economies

Categorized as either standalone virtual currencies or tokens issued on the ethereum blockchain , crypto-assets, which were once considered anything but an investment idea, took on the combined might of the traditional asset classes in 2017, deliv...

GOP, Democrats work on plan as DACA talks continue

While Trump said throughout his campaign that Mexico would pay for the border wall, he's been seeking money from Congress . Trump referred to " shithole countries " in Africa during a meeting Thursday on immigration. He says the focus now will be ...

Nike unveils Team USA Olympic gear Nike unveils Team USA Olympic gear

The team now appears likely to be a key topic at a four-party meeting of South and North Korean Olympic Committee members and officials from the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee that will be held by IOC President Thomas Bach on January 20.

Boiling lobsters alive dominated an act of cruelty in Switzerland Boiling lobsters alive dominated an act of cruelty in Switzerland

Such government orders are in response to the arguments of animal rights advocates and scientists who claim that crustaceans have advanced nervous systems and can likely feel pain. But Robert Elwood said that this is probably a false assumption. On...

'Betrayed' Pakistan army chief won't ask for further USA aid 'Betrayed' Pakistan army chief won't ask for further USA aid

It added that Bajwa told Votel Pakistan was fully aware of the USA concerns regarding activities of Afghan nationals in Pakistan and is already undertaking several operations against militants. "We value mutual understanding of interests and conc...

Person in custody after 'possible hostage situation' on Greyhound; No injuries reported Person in custody after 'possible hostage situation' on Greyhound; No injuries reported

The bus crossed into IL and was stopped near I-94 at Rt. 173. It started around 9:40 p.m. Friday night when authorities received reports of an armed subject on board a bus from Milwaukee to Chicago . No injuries were reported , according to WGN ...

Supreme Court to Hear Plea for Probe Into Judge Loya's Death Tomorrow

The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said "the matter is very serious" and asked the government of Maharashtra to submit its response to the petition. The bench, however, said it will look into the petitions but will als...

Fauquier events to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King Fauquier events to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King

Wilkes County schools will be closed on Monday, as well as all federal, state, county and town offices and banks in recognition of Dr. King's birthday. Trump also reportedly asked "why do we need more Haitians?" adding "take them out". Day of ...

Girl should be allowed to take medical marijuana at school: suit Girl should be allowed to take medical marijuana at school: suit

The girl, identified in the lawsuit as A.S., attends public school in Schaumburg, Ill. The Surin's say their now 11-year-old daughter Ashley was diagnosed with leukemia and started having seizures after treatments. "We can not legally grant the reque...

Trump won't say if he'll meet with Mueller Trump won't say if he'll meet with Mueller

After Congress overwhelmingly passed new sanctions in August retaliating against Russian Federation over a range of issues including the election interference, Mr. The President has told friends he's willing to talk with Mueller - the man Trump views...

Massachusetts Delegation Visits Puerto Rico For Update On Disaster Recovery Massachusetts Delegation Visits Puerto Rico For Update On Disaster Recovery

More than $456 million in federal funding has been provided so far to the U.S. Virgin Islands for disaster assistance following the devastation to the region from hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. Kyle Startsman, a pharmacist at the hospital, ...

Pence to lead United States delegation to Olympics in South Korea Pence to lead United States delegation to Olympics in South Korea

The IOC has said it will host a four-party meeting to decide on the participation of North Korea in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games to be held in South Korea in February. "Even if we have one Korean team in women's hockey, we'll make sure it...

Three judges rule for democracy in North Carolina's congressional districts Three judges rule for democracy in North Carolina's congressional districts

Bush, and are highly respected as experienced, clear-eyed jurists. "Plaintiffs ignore this reality". Johnson, a lecturer in journalism, is available to speak with media about the decision, election law, gerrymandering, possible appeals to the case, s...

Uhuru, Ramaphosa to focus on trade Uhuru, Ramaphosa to focus on trade

President Uhuru Kenyatta last evening attended the African National Congress (ANC) dinner on the eve of the party's birthday celebration. Since becoming ANC president in December‚ Ramaphosa has preached unity in the party‚ constantly saying that co...

Trump's "Shithole Countries" Line Makes Bipartisanship Even More Elusive

The White House has not denied his use of racially charged rhetoric. "Like all Americans who embrace decency and the values of diversity and inclusion, and who celebrate what made America great in the first place, I'm appalled by these latest com...

Rory McIlroy tells Telegraph of heart irregularity after China virus scare Rory McIlroy tells Telegraph of heart irregularity after China virus scare

As he prepares to return to competitive golf at the Abu Dhabi Championship next week, McIlroy revealed in in a wide-ranging interview with the Telegraph that a year and a half ago he suffered a viral infection in China, which left scar tissue and...

Pawan Hans chopper goes missing Pawan Hans chopper goes missing

The chopper - VTPWA Dauphin AS365 N3 - took off from the Pawan Hans airbase in Juhu at 10.20 am and last made contact with the Air Traffic Control at 10.35 am. Meanwhile, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted, "Spoke to Defence Minister...

Boat with 40 school children capsizes in Maharashtra's Dahanu; 32 rescued Boat with 40 school children capsizes in Maharashtra's Dahanu; 32 rescued

The students of KL Ponda school, all from Class 11 and Class 12, in Dahanu were at the beach for a picnic. Remaining are still missing, Search operation is going on, ' Palghar SP Manjunath Singe said. District Collector Prashant Narnaware told PTI...

Federal judge blocks Trump's plan to terminate DACA Federal judge blocks Trump's plan to terminate DACA

WASHINGTON — A federal judges decision to block Trump administration plans to phase out protections for so-called undocumented " dreamers " brought sharp backlash Wednesday from the White House , calling the injunction "outrageous". But those who b...

Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress defends Trump's "shithole countries" comments

El Salvador's foreign ministry said the US president had "implicitly" accepted the use of "harsh terms detrimental to the dignity of El Salvador and other countries". The president met on Thursday with Senators Lindsey Graham, Republican of SC,...

Storm watch upgraded to warning in North Idaho Storm watch upgraded to warning in North Idaho

The weather service says total ice accumulations of about one-tenth of an inch are expected, along with 1-4 inches of snow. And snow was being reported in the sharply colder air behind it. "There is a risk of roof collapses in New England, where up...

Flooding and Ice Jams Possible Friday Flooding and Ice Jams Possible Friday

Friday's drenching rain and temperatures as high as 50 "will lead to river rises and potential for ice jams ", according to the weather service. Rainfall during this period is expected to reach 1.5 to 2.5 inches, with some areas receiving higher amo...

Royal family hid crown jewels from Nazis in biscuit tin Royal family hid crown jewels from Nazis in biscuit tin

Anxious that the weight of the elaborate jewels at the centrepiece of her crown would injure her neck, she quips: "So there are some disadvantages to crowns , but otherwise they're quite important things". "I mean, it just remains on'". In a conve...

Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands

While incursions into Japan's contiguous zone and territorial sea around the Senkakus are fairly common for Chinese maritime law enforcement vessels and civilian fishing trawlers, incursions by Chinese naval vessels are comparatively rarer.

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