Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Pelicans blow out the Blazers 119-102, take 3-0 series lead Pelicans blow out the Blazers 119-102, take 3-0 series lead

New Orleans native Mannie Fresh performed at halftime to a raucous reception, but the party Friday (AEDT) had already started for the Pelicans , who built a huge first-half lead and ran roughshod over the Portland Trail Blazers , taking total comm...

Turkish Cup semi abandoned after Besiktas coach struck by object Turkish Cup semi abandoned after Besiktas coach struck by object

It remains to be seen what action will be taken against Fener, and how Gunes is faring after his visit to a medical facility, but swift and decisive sanctions are to be expected from the Turkish authorities. The Turkish press commented that there wou...

James Comey explains why he pushed for special counsel James Comey explains why he pushed for special counsel

Some lawmakers have been able to view the memos since last summer, but copies had not been provided to Congress. During the conversation, Trump fretted over the notion that his wife, Melania, would be upset by the notion that he could have spent t...

Brewster School System's Budget Cuts Many Positions Brewster School System's Budget Cuts Many Positions

For the 11 high school regents exams, OHS students scored more proficient than the state average on all exams except for geometry and earth science. "This will be a hard process, as I firmly believe the budgets submitted to the Board were intention...

Appeals court: IN abortion law signed by Mike Pence unconstitutional Appeals court: IN abortion law signed by Mike Pence unconstitutional

In that ruling, Pratt acknowledged that "the parties are essentially in agreement that a significant number of women have sought, and will continue to seek, an abortion exclusively because of the diagnosis of a disability or the risk thereof" and tha...

Wells Fargo Hit With Combined $1 Billion In Fines Wells Fargo Hit With Combined $1 Billion In Fines

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $37.34. About 7.57 million shares traded. The expected $1 billion fine is large, but it is hardly crippling for Wells Fargo , which has more than $1 trillion in assets.

Queen Elizabeth's last royal corgi dead Queen Elizabeth's last royal corgi dead

Sadly, Susan's very last descendant, Willow, recently passed away, marking the end of era for the royal family. The queen bred corgis for almost eight decades and has kept 30 has pets over the years. 'Willow represents a significant thread running th...

Commonwealth, a route to tackle global challenges: UK's Theresa May Commonwealth, a route to tackle global challenges: UK's Theresa May

Hitting out at the government's policy towards Pakistan , Mr Sharma said it has been a "disaster" and it was "unbecoming" of a Prime Minister to speak out the way he did. Rape is rape and should not be politicized, Indian Prime Minister Narend...

FDA considers marijuana-based meds FDA considers marijuana-based meds

Now that GW Pharma has faced its first regulatory hurdle - and looks set to garner an FDA OK - the next major obstacle will be scheduling of the drug by the Drug Enforcement Administration. While it will technically be limited to patients with epilep...

Katy Perry Splits Her Pants Laughing, Flashes the 'American Idol' Audience Katy Perry Splits Her Pants Laughing, Flashes the 'American Idol' Audience

The 33-year-old has been the centre of media interest within " Idol " antics. Lionel Richie jumped up to use to assist Perry however, the singer had been more interested in showing her off than covering it up. The pop star ran into some trouble w...

Russia: US Strikes Remove Moral Hurdles for S-300 Missiles for Assad

The Assad regime was set to get the missile defense systems in 2013, but Russian President Vladimir Putin froze the deal after talks with European Union leaders and Israel. Elsewhere in his remarks Lavrov said that prior to the tripartite Western air...

NBC5 Forecast: Calm Today, Showers and Storms Likely Tomorrow NBC5 Forecast: Calm Today, Showers and Storms Likely Tomorrow

Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. The next round of widespread rain and thunderstorms will arrive Saturday . Tonight , there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., wi...

FIR filed against BJP candidate for exploiting religious FIR filed against BJP candidate for exploiting religious

A video of his remarks subsequently went viral on social media and evoked criticism from many quarters. " Patil had said "This election is not about roads, water or other issues, this election is about Hindus vs Muslims" #KarnatakaElections2018",...

Sen. Chuck Schumer to introduce bill decriminalizing marijuana Sen. Chuck Schumer to introduce bill decriminalizing marijuana

In January, the Pew Research Center found 61 percent of Americans supportive of legalization, with support reaching 70 percent among millennials. Sen. This is in order to ensure companies are not directing ads toward juveniles. Schumer had previo...

U.S. has no better friend than Israel U.S. has no better friend than Israel

The Israeli government convened on Friday for a special meeting to mark 70 years since the establishment of the state. The 12 torches, symbolizing the 12 tribes of Israel in the Bible, were lit by people who are deemed to have made great contributi...

Basque group Eta apologises to victims ahead of dissolution Basque group Eta apologises to victims ahead of dissolution

The group, whose full name is Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna, which means Basque fatherland and freedom in the Basque language, began handing over its weapons and explosives in April of 2017 and plans to disband officially on the first weekend of May.

North Korea No Longer Demands US Troops Be Removed From South Korea North Korea No Longer Demands US Troops Be Removed From South Korea

During the talks an agreement was reached on holding an inter-Korean summit. The Kim regime has long insisted that it needs its nuclear weapons to protect itself from the United States' "hostile policy" and that any deal must guarantee its secu...

West Bengal Panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court extends filing of nomination West Bengal Panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court extends filing of nomination

Though the order accepted state government's assertion that it has rights to decide the dates of election as it has to make elaborate arrangements for the same, the Calcutta High Court rejected the state government's claim that it will not be able ...

Despite warnings, Gazans return to tense Israel border Despite warnings, Gazans return to tense Israel border

Gazans demonstrating have come up with a new, light, low-priced and nearly unstoppable way to target Israeli army posts based on the Gaza Strip border. More than 750,000 Palestinians are packed into the narrow coastal enclave. The military has sa...

Naroda Patiya case:Gujarat HC acquited Maya Kodnani, upheld Babu Bajrangi's conviction Naroda Patiya case:Gujarat HC acquited Maya Kodnani, upheld Babu Bajrangi's conviction

The Gujrat High Court also commuted the sentence of convict Babu Bajrangi from life until death to 21 years in jail, according to the Times of India . The High Court verdict comes on an appeal filed by the convicts. Around 58 people lost their l...

Trump says hopeful for Kim summit, but not afraid to… Trump says hopeful for Kim summit, but not afraid to…

The odds of the Trump-Kim talks taking place were boosted by the shock news of secret Easter weekend talks between Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo and the reclusive thirty-something strongman - the most significant US-North Korea contac...

Mount Io goes silent after first eruption in 250 years Mount Io goes silent after first eruption in 250 years

The agency captured the footage of the volcano that showed grayish smoke jetting from the mountain. Explosions have briefly subsided Friday, but officials cautioned residents in nearby towns against falling volcanic rocks and ash. In January, a mil...

Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

Flags outside the library and museum named after the 41st president flew at half-staff. City Hall was being bathed in blue lights in her honor. In her 1994 memoir , Barbara Bush describes her and her husband as "the two luckiest people in the ...

Russia, Iran urged to 'stop playing games' in Syria Russia, Iran urged to 'stop playing games' in Syria

After they were fired upon, the team members retreated to Damascus. General Kenneth McKenzie, director of the U.S. military's Joint Staff, said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime retains a "residual" chemical capability at a variety of sites...

Dem lawmakers want to know legal basis for Syria strikes Dem lawmakers want to know legal basis for Syria strikes

The experts from the OPCW were awaiting the green light from the security team before beginning their on-site investigation in Douma of the alleged attack. But, more than a week after the suspected attack, hard evidence might be hard to trace. ...

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