Sunday June 25-th, 2017

Police investigate bomb threat at STL Jewish Community Center Police investigate bomb threat at STL Jewish Community Center

The threats in St. Louis and Boulder came via email; Atlanta's JCC would not comment on the nature of the threat. The Levite JCC in Birmingham has suffered four bomb threats since the beginning of the year and been evacuated each time, disrupting i...

Parenthood can help you live longer in older age, research suggests Parenthood can help you live longer in older age, research suggests

Aging parents are also likely to benefit from social interaction with their adult children and grandchildren. The researcher said that a more feasible explanation for extended survival is that old parents have adult children that could take care of...

NATO Spending Estimates Find US Is Still Footing Much Of The Bill NATO Spending Estimates Find US Is Still Footing Much Of The Bill

To put these figures in perspective, the United States, with less than half of the alliance's GDP, puts up two thirds of its defense spending. In addition, 10 members met the goal of spending 20 percent of their defense dollars on major equipment, ...

Winter Storm Stella's effects on DC's cherry blossoms Winter Storm Stella's effects on DC's cherry blossoms

There are a total of 3,800 cherry blossom trees surrounding the Tidal Basin, and there's not much the NPS can do to save them once cold temperatures occur and snow piles up on the branches. Technically, D.C.'s National Cherry Blossom Festival , a sp...

Son's DNA used to identify Kim Jong Nam's body, police say Son's DNA used to identify Kim Jong Nam's body, police say

Malaysian police requested Interpol's help to apprehend the four suspects last month. An Interpol Red Notice is the closest instrument to an worldwide arrest warrant in use today. Noor Rashid did not say when or where the consent was given. Kim J...

Trump administration open to making some Medicaid recipients work, pay premiums Trump administration open to making some Medicaid recipients work, pay premiums

States must administer their own Medicaid programs in an effort to meet the needs of vulnerable populations in the most cost-effective manner, said new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma and Health and Human Services...

Tillerson underlines cooperation with Japan on N Korea

The United Nations has imposed six sets of sanctions against Pyongyang so far, including two past year, but these have had no effect. "In the face of this ever-escalating threat, it is clear that a different approach is required", Tillerson said...

PIAA shifting swim, hoops schedules due to weather PIAA shifting swim, hoops schedules due to weather

In Class 1A boys' action, Saltsburg will take on Johnsonburg on Thursday at 6 p.m.at Clearfield High School. All Tuesday and Wednesday state-playoff basketball games have been moved to Thursday , with quarterfinal matchups set for Saturday .

College Basketball Virginia Tech Hokies vs Wisconsin Badgers Start Time, Betting Odds College Basketball Virginia Tech Hokies vs Wisconsin Badgers Start Time, Betting Odds

That included a 69-39 mark in the top-heavy Big East, with five straight trips to the NCAA tournament. To put that in perspective, Wisconsin sat at home in March during the entirety of the Cold War and saw ten presidents take office. However, the B...

Patriots retain Dont'a Hightower, leaving the Steelers still searching for answers Patriots retain Dont'a Hightower, leaving the Steelers still searching for answers

The fact that he is touring in his free agency could be a sign that the Patriots have not pitched him the correct number. Despite being courted heavily by the Jets in recent days, linebacker Dont'a Hightower will re-sign with the Patriots, his ...

Dallas Reports Significant Progress on Fixing 911 Issue Dallas Reports Significant Progress on Fixing 911 Issue

City officials said dispatchers did try to return each of the calls, but could not connect to the caller. For its part, T-Mobile has sent engineers and executives to Dallas to evaluate the ghost call problem and "to further collaborate with the [91...

In Detroit, Trump Expected To Announce Roll Back Of Fuel Standards In Detroit, Trump Expected To Announce Roll Back Of Fuel Standards

Mitch Bainwol, chief executive of the industry lobbying group Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, said, "The Trump administration has created an opportunity for decision-makers to reach a thoughtful and coordinated outcome predicated on the best an...

BBC Crew Filming Mount Etna Among Several Injured When Volcano Blows BBC Crew Filming Mount Etna Among Several Injured When Volcano Blows

Rebecca Morelle , the BBC's science correspondent wrote on Twitter: "BBC team all ok - some cuts/ bruises and burns . Very shaken though - it was extremely scary ", she said . Six people were hospitalized, according to Italian news agency ANS...

Watch A New Trailer For Dave Chappelle's Upcoming Stand-Up Specials Watch A New Trailer For Dave Chappelle's Upcoming Stand-Up Specials

This time around we get a short look at what to expect as Mr. Chappelle is seen getting into politics, societal issues and more . The two hourlong specials, filmed in Austin in 2015 and Los Angeles in 2016, respectively, are part of the comic's ...

Spectacular crash after SUV slams into gas pump Spectacular crash after SUV slams into gas pump

Attendants were on Tuesday picking up the pieces after a series of dramatic events that ended at a gas station in north Seattle. No, it's a video of one Uber driver who lost control of his vehicle and careened straight through a gas pump, creating ...

Two Tory MPs reveal CPS is reviewing their election spending Two Tory MPs reveal CPS is reviewing their election spending

Criminal charges are being considered across 12 police force areas over claims of expenses fraud by the Conservatives in the 2015 election. It was announced on Thursday that the Conservative Party has been fined £70,000 by the Electoral Commission ...

Trump Moves to Loosen Obama's Fuel Economy Rules Trump Moves to Loosen Obama's Fuel Economy Rules

California's top air-quality regulator meanwhile said she's ready to consider changes to the fuel economy standards - to a point. "We are going to cancel that executive action", he said in a speech at the American Center for Mobility , an automo...

Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency power to launch drone strikes Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency power to launch drone strikes

By giving the CIA total control over the USA drone program, President Trump will shield the agency from public scrutiny and allow it to operate in the dark. Under former President Barack Obama, covert operations flourished with the widely-adopted use...

E-cigarette use soars among NY high school students E-cigarette use soars among NY high school students

Public health researchers from the University at Buffalo and the University of MI said evidence does not support claims from federal officials that vaping leads to cigarette smoking and is sparking a public health crisis among the youth. Major nati...

IAF Sukhoi-30 aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilots safe IAF Sukhoi-30 aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilots safe

People gather near the site in Shivkar Kudla village where an IAF Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft crashed while on a routine training sortie in Barmer district of Rajasthan on Wednesday. Since 2009, every alternate year saw going down of these mighty ...

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