Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

MA court voids ban on stun guns, citing 2nd Amendment MA court voids ban on stun guns, citing 2nd Amendment

Constitution's Second Amendment, which protects Americans' right to bear arms. But in 2016 the U.S. Supreme Court, in an unsigned ruling with no dissents, overturned that holding, finding the MA ruling was inconsistent with a 2008 Supreme Court dec...

New York Governor to give parolees right to vote New York Governor to give parolees right to vote

Cuomo did not immediately say when he will sign the order. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday he is giving parolees the right to vote. The exact details of his executive order have yet to be released. ME and Vermont already allow people to...

Reed opposes Pompeo's nomination to be Secretary of State Reed opposes Pompeo's nomination to be Secretary of State

Rand Paul has "never let me down", despite the Kentucky Republican's opposition to Trump's nominee for secretary of state , Mike Pompeo . John McCain back in Arizona battling cancer, Republicans would need a single Democrat to vote in favor of...

Pope meets father of British toddler at center of battle Pope meets father of British toddler at center of battle

The 23-month old is suffering from a rare, undiagnosed neurological condition and has been in hospital since December 2016. Alfie Evans' case has drawn global attention. Alfie's parents have lost legal battles in the Court of Appeal and the High Co...

Leftist Professor Faces Backlash After Disgusting Comments About Barbara Bush Leftist Professor Faces Backlash After Disgusting Comments About Barbara Bush

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump praised her, and former President Bill Clinton tweeted that she "was a remarkable woman". Jarrar was heavily criticized on social media after she made her comments. Despite the polarizing reception to ...

Beto O'Rourke Within Striking Distance Of Ted Cruz In New Poll Beto O'Rourke Within Striking Distance Of Ted Cruz In New Poll

Democrats are counting on Trump's low approval ratings, historical trends and a raft of Republican retirements to make a bid for control of the House. In fact, Trump's unpopularity is a factor in Cruz's re-election hopes - just 43% of Texas voters ap...

Rep. Charlie Dent to step down in coming weeks Rep. Charlie Dent to step down in coming weeks

It's not clear why the GOP lawmaker chose to vacate his seat early. In a statement issued Tuesday morning, Dent said, "After discussions with my family and careful reflection, I have made a decision to leave Congress in the coming weeks".

San Diego County Votes to Support Lawsuit Against 'Sanctuary State' Law San Diego County Votes to Support Lawsuit Against 'Sanctuary State' Law

The city of San Diego ranks as California's second-biggest by population, and with the adjacent Mexican city of Tijuana, comprises the largest cross-border metropolitan area shared between the United States and Mexico. "This is not about anti-immigra...

Stormy Daniels turns down multiple invitations to attend White House Correspondents Dinner Stormy Daniels turns down multiple invitations to attend White House Correspondents Dinner

In an announcement about the party, which will occur at a downtown Washington nightclub after the dinner on April 28, a representative for the adult magazine said, " Playboy was at the front lines when being progressive first became politicized", an...

Bernie Sanders Shouts Out Cardi B on Twitter Bernie Sanders Shouts Out Cardi B on Twitter

In recent interviews , Cardi B pointed out the significance of Social Security and picked the U.S. President she believes has done more for America than Donald Trump. 18), " Cardi B is right". "Yet all he was anxious about was trying to make Am...

Tax Freedom Day not the same for all taxpayers Tax Freedom Day not the same for all taxpayers

U.S. president Donald Trump sought to deflect attention away from the multiple controversies engulfing his presidency on Tuesday as he touted his tax reform plan as the "most sweeping tax reform in a generation". "He will file his tax return by the...

Nigel Farage Brands House Of Lords A Nigel Farage Brands House Of Lords A "Disgrace" After Brexit Vote

The government minister in the Lords, Lord (Martin) Callanan said ministers could not support the amendment because they did not believe that a customs union was in Britain's best interest, suggesting it would seek to reverse the changes. She argues ...

Kathua incident barbaric: Kovind Kathua incident barbaric: Kovind

We have to ask ourselves - what kind of society are we building? An eight-year-old girl child in Kathua in the Jammu region, who hailed to a wandering Bakerwal community, had departed from near her home in the forests on January 10. A Raj Bhava...

San Antonio Spurs vs

The Spurs are down 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs against the defending champs. In first-round National Basketball Association playoff action on Monday, Latvian forward Davis Bertans' San Antonio Spurs lost to the Golden State Warr...

Iran's president: Nation 'will not wait for approval' to develop weapons Iran's president: Nation 'will not wait for approval' to develop weapons

Iran agreed with the U.S. and other world powers in 2015 to substantially limit its nuclear development. Britain, France and Germany have also proposed fresh European Union sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, ...

Tumbleweeds take over California town Tumbleweeds take over California town

Resident Nav Mangat said one of her neighbors was trapped in their home for two hours because of the tumbleweeds piling up at the front door and garage. Crews from the city's Public Works, Code Enforcement and Community Services divisions as well as ...

Jefferson County Sheriff Department To Participate In Drug Take Bake Jefferson County Sheriff Department To Participate In Drug Take Bake

Today from 10am to 2pm You can drop off your old medications at 302 W. Cotton Street in Downtown Longview. Jackson Police Department, 216 E. Washington Ave. If you cannot make it to the drop off points the DEA says other options available for dispo...

After Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra to now reunite with THIS former co-star After Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra to now reunite with THIS former co-star

In the past, Salman and Priyanka have worked in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Salaam - E - Ishq (2007), and they last shared the big screen in ( God Tussi Great Ho ), which came out in 2008. "#DesiGirl forever. Very happy to be a part of #Bharat...

Greens want to legalise cannabis for adult use Greens want to legalise cannabis for adult use

The party wants marijuana to be available for recreational use for anyone over the age of 18. A national agency would be established to issue licences, monitor and enforce conditions and oversee regulations. "The mayor and police decided the use of...

State Department: US continues to contact with Russian Federation on Syria State Department: US continues to contact with Russian Federation on Syria

Russian Federation has sought to use the flights as a source of leverage over the West, announcing a review of foreign carriers' use of the airspace in 2014 as part of a tit-for-tat dispute over Ukraine. "We are also working to schedule discussions w...

Blue Jays-Royals cancelled by roof damage from falling ice Blue Jays-Royals cancelled by roof damage from falling ice

For now, the big right-hander will attempt to impress in a spot start versus his former teammate Ryan Goins and the Royals on the backend of a traditional doubleheader. Of course, the Blue Jays were roasted on Twitter shortly after the news bro...

McConnell Shut Down Bi-Partisan Bill to Protect Mueller from Trump McConnell Shut Down Bi-Partisan Bill to Protect Mueller from Trump

McConnell told Fox News Neil Patrick Cavuto that he won't allow a bill to protect Mueller . "I don't think he's going to fire Mueller, but I think institutionally it would be nice to have some protections", Graham said Tuesday. The bipartisan legi...

China's Fosun enters race for Fortis Healthcare with $350 mn offer China's Fosun enters race for Fortis Healthcare with $350 mn offer

China's Fosun global group has become the fourth suitor for cash-strapped hospital chain Fortis healthcare signalling a bidding war is in the works for the company after a TPG-Manipal combine, Malaysia's IHH healthcare and Munjal-Burman family combin...

Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

The National Weather Service has issued yet another mid-April winter weather advisory , this time from 10 a.m. Wednesday to 4 a.m. Thursday. But because this band is so narrow, it will make a big difference in snow totals for our northernmost comm...

Republicans, including Sen. Deb Fischer, tout tax cuts, but public remains skeptical Republicans, including Sen. Deb Fischer, tout tax cuts, but public remains skeptical

That represents the federal tax liabilities that everyone else in the country subsidized through SALT. The TCJA is generally not defended on the grounds that it will boost demand. This increases corporations' incentive to undertake investment in ne...

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