Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Anwar's release to be 'slightly' delayed Anwar's release to be 'slightly' delayed

Jailed Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim walked free on Wednesday after receiving a royal pardon, paving the way for his return to national politics as the presumptive successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed following a stunning election upset...

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM

During the campaign, Mahathir, who was prime minister for 22 years in a previous stint from 1981, promised to step aside and make Anwar prime minister once he was pardoned. In December 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the corruptio...

Cause of deadly explosion at California building remains unclear, officials say Cause of deadly explosion at California building remains unclear, officials say

The extent of their injuries is not yet known. He said the person who died was inside the building when the blast occurred. Authorities initially believed a vehicle had crashed into the side of the structure but later said that was not the case.

Farenthold lands new job in Texas Farenthold lands new job in Texas

Farenthold announced Monday on a Corpus Christi radio show that he landed a new gig at the Calhoun Port Authority in Port Lavaca, Texas, as reported by Caller Times . In a May 2 letter , which Farenthold mistakenly addressed to The Honorable "Gregg...

Restrictive abortion law in Iowa is challenged Restrictive abortion law in Iowa is challenged

They say the state constitution, not the U.S. Constitution, guarantees a woman's right to abortion. "We've moved quickly to challenge this cruel and reckless law because it can not be allowed to take effect", Rita Bettis, legal director for the AC...

Palestinians burying their dead after 58 killed in Gaza clashes Palestinians burying their dead after 58 killed in Gaza clashes

While Israel had a right to defend its borders, she said "the use of live fire and the resultant loss of life is deeply troubling ". Trump, in a recorded message on Monday, said he remained committed to peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Prosecutors dismiss criminal charge against Missouri governor Prosecutors dismiss criminal charge against Missouri governor

House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr and House Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo said in a statement they're still waiting for a recommendation from a special House committee on whether to impeach Greitens. Eric Greitens....

Judge Upholds Mueller's Authority To Prosecute Manafort For Ukraine Dealings Judge Upholds Mueller's Authority To Prosecute Manafort For Ukraine Dealings

Manafort had argued that Mueller had exceeded his authority because the case was unrelated to Russian election interference. The charges against him in the Washington case include conspiring to launder money, conspiring to defraud the United States...

Sporting Lisbon condemn fans after players attacked during training Sporting Lisbon condemn fans after players attacked during training

Public television RTP said around 50 intruders, who had covered their faces to not be identified, interrupted training and assaulted a number players and staff. "We will take all steps to establish responsibility for what has happened, and we demand ...

Hero dog rescues his pal from drowning in pool in viral video Hero dog rescues his pal from drowning in pool in viral video

The pup's owner, Laurie Becerra, said her husband, Jay, was in the house for a few minutes and the pups must have come through the fence. ACS-low, Arizona, told the media that her husband Jay found his wet dog named Smokey and I made a decision to ...

Passenger boat capsizes in the Godavari, 25 missing Passenger boat capsizes in the Godavari, 25 missing

Officials said all the passengers on the boat were tribals from Kondmodalu, Kachluru and Taluru villages in East Godavari district. Ar per report of PTI 10 people swam to safety. "Officers have been ordered to carry out relief operations on the war...

Scottish parliament votes against giving consent to UK's EU withdrawal bill Scottish parliament votes against giving consent to UK's EU withdrawal bill

MSPs voted by 93 to 30 that Holyrood "does not consent to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill". Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard, who has been calling for cross party talks to resolve the dispute, said: 'This means that the vote on con...

US Hits Iranian Central Bank Governor With Terror Sanctions US Hits Iranian Central Bank Governor With Terror Sanctions

Tuesday's action seeks to cut off what the U.S. called a "critical" banking network for Iran, and deny those blacklisted access to the global financial system. In this case, the US chose to also impose "secondary sanctions", which also apply to non-A...

Congratulations! Taraji P. Henson and Kelvin Hayden Are Engaged Congratulations! Taraji P. Henson and Kelvin Hayden Are Engaged

She said: "I'm very happy". While speaking to ET, she revealed that they plan to Wednesday within the year and that only one day after Hayden put a ring on it she's already overwhelmed with planning the day for her nuptials. She has son Marcell , 24...

Wisconsin high school seniors praised for car-into-office prank Wisconsin high school seniors praised for car-into-office prank

The idea was to make it look like a auto had gone through the high school wall. 'We didn't want to be there long because we didn't want to attract attention, ' Pasko said. However, Pasko said this latest effort has certainly drawn reaction around t...

Scotland set to vote against Brexit bill Scotland set to vote against Brexit bill

The UK says it will consult the Scottish government on all changes to those policies, and try to seek agreement. Scottish Brexit spokesman Neil Findlay said: "Labour stands ready to work with other parties to find a solution". "Even at this...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Tompkins County Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Tompkins County

Shortly after 9:30 a.m., 175 flights had been canceled at O'Hare International Airport, where delays were averaging about an hour, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation. The system will work from west to east, arriving in Boston around 6 p....

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Unveils 'Deportation Bus Tour' GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Unveils 'Deportation Bus Tour'

Williams" "Deportation Bus Tour' begs the question as to how Williams will legally gather undocumented immigrants into a bus in order to take them to Mexico. to declare themselves 'sanctuary cities.' This means that local authorities there refuse to ...

18 bodies recovered, 50 trapped in Varanasi flyover collapse 18 bodies recovered, 50 trapped in Varanasi flyover collapse

He has rushed the Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to Varanasi to take stock of the situation and ensure that injured are given proper medical aid. Police in the area have tweeted a request for people to avoid the area, stating that cro...

Rachael DelTondo, 32-Year-Old Teacher Fatally Shot in Aliquippa Rachael DelTondo, 32-Year-Old Teacher Fatally Shot in Aliquippa

According to Times Online , towards the end of past year, DelTondo was suspended with pay from her teaching job at Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School after a police report alleging there had been an incident involving her and a former student came ...

Drunken mother disrupts school play, assaults officer, floods jail, police say Drunken mother disrupts school play, assaults officer, floods jail, police say

Witnesses said Churchwell was being loud and appeared to be intoxicated. Officers say they could smell the scent of alcohol on the mom's breath and that she could barely stand on her own two feet. For her alleged aggressive interaction with polic...

Blue Demons Draw Penn State in Gavitt Tipoff Games Blue Demons Draw Penn State in Gavitt Tipoff Games

If this does end up being the case, that rematch in the 2018 Gavitt Games will be exciting for Villanova and MI since both teams will be looking to make early statements about being serious contenders. Watching Villanova pull off the epic run they di...

5-year-old hospitalized after bear attack outside Colorado home 5-year-old hospitalized after bear attack outside Colorado home

Wildlife officers shot a 125lb (57kg), approximately two-year-old male bear they believe to have been responsible on Sunday night as it was walking up to a nearby home in East Orchard Mesa, a semi-rural area about 240 miles (386 km) west of Denver ....

Flash flood watch issued for Cumberland County Tuesday afternoon Flash flood watch issued for Cumberland County Tuesday afternoon

A large cmplex of showers and thunderstorms originating over MI will move southeast across the area early Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. A flood watch also was issued for the Fox River, which the Weather Service reports ...

Pilot 'sucked halfway out' after cockpit windshield shatters Pilot 'sucked halfway out' after cockpit windshield shatters

He says he felt the cold air and saw how the cockpit door opened. Most of the equipment malfunctioned. Chuanjian told Chengdu Business Daily that his co-pilot was sucked almost halfway out of the flight after the windshield blew out, resulting in a...

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