Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

Israeli settlements: 2016 marks 'second highest construction starts in past 15 years' Israeli settlements: 2016 marks 'second highest construction starts in past 15 years'

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Michael Flynn, who at the time had been chosen by Trump to be his national security adviser, called the United Nations missions of Malaysia and Uruguay before the vote in a bid to stop council action, United Nations diplo...

Despite late-minute changes, Sen. Cotton remains opposed to GOP's Obamacare replacement

Trump met with some members of the moderate Republican "Tuesday Group" on Tuesday, and for one of those members, face time with the president wasn't enough to sway him. If you are old and poor, you get hit with a double whammy. If the much shorter ph...

Dead People Found In South Sacramento Home Dead People Found In South Sacramento Home

On Thursday, Sacramento authorities said a possible suspect, Salvador Vasquez-Oliva had been detained . The couple said they had not heard anything unusual coming from the home Thursday morning. He says the investigation developed informatio...

Sweet 16 is twice as nice for South Carolina Gamecock basketball fans

Baylor coach Scott Drew might have a good source for inside information on East Region opponents SC and Florida. Yet a longtime friendship with current West Virginia coach Bob Huggins provided Martin his big break. This is a matchup of two of the...

Local leaders working to champion Meals on Wheels Local leaders working to champion Meals on Wheels

Calzadilla said the local Meals on Wheels chapter has operated in Palm Beach County for six years. Other federal money comes to some Meals on Wheels program through a separate funding program under the U.S. "It costs taxpayers approximately $40...

Trump Administration tightens restrictions on travel visas

One such guideline that remains in effect is an order to consular chiefs to establish working groups of law enforcement and intelligence officials to "develop a list of criteria identifying sets of post applicant populations warranting increased scru...

Amtrak derailment: Train sideswiped NJ Transit at NY Penn Station Amtrak derailment: Train sideswiped NJ Transit at NY Penn Station

New Jersey transit is cross honoring system wide, including path trains at Newark, Hoboken and 33rd St.in NY. In the meantime, Midtown Direct trains were being diverted to Hoboken. A New Jersey Transit spokeswoman said service was suspended into the ...

NC man who opened fire in DC pizzeria pleads guilty NC man who opened fire in DC pizzeria pleads guilty

Welch was charged with illegally transporting firearms over state lines and assault with a unsafe weapon. He fired three shots inside the business, but no one was hurt. Edgar Welch, 28, reportedly entered the local Comet Ping Pong on December 4, 2016...

Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban

Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Michele Ernst said on Thursday the agency is aware of reports of threatening messages against US District Judge Derrick Watson and is prepared to help if necessary. Watson's ruling, which applies nationwid...

Derry soccer skipper Ryan Mcbride dies at 27 Derry soccer skipper Ryan Mcbride dies at 27

James is devastated by the news, obviously his family is as well. "So yes, it's a real tragic event". "You get things like this nearly on a daily basis and it puts football and sport in some sort of perspective". - Celtic Football Club (@celticfc...

India vs Australia 2017: Mohammed Shami to Return for Dharamshala Test India vs Australia 2017: Mohammed Shami to Return for Dharamshala Test

There were three Ranji Trophy matches played here in October and November a year ago. However, defeat could see Australia overtaken by South Africa as the number two Test side behind top-ranked India, with the Proteas now playing a series against N...

Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch Calls Trump's Attacks on Judges 'Disheartening' and 'Demoralizing' Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch Calls Trump's Attacks on Judges 'Disheartening' and 'Demoralizing'

For their part, Democrats are divided on what to do about Gorsuch and how hard to fight his confirmation, given their frustration over Garland's treatment and the fury of liberal base voters over Trump. "It's certainly clear from his questioning of...

Hundreds accompany Martin McGuinness on final journey home

Mr Adams said he was very sad this morning and that Mr McGuinness will be missed. He said: "People like him, due to their past, were better placed to remind others that violence doesn't work, and needed to continue to send that message when there w...

DoJ Sees Bangladesh Heist Tie to North Korea DoJ Sees Bangladesh Heist Tie to North Korea

He said that if North Korea's role in the robbery was confirmed then this would "represent a troubling new front in cyberwarfare". The branch of the USA central bank rejected most of the requests but filled some of them, resulting in £75m disappe...

Hawaii Republican Rep. Beth Fukumoto leaves GOP; seeks Democratic membership Hawaii Republican Rep. Beth Fukumoto leaves GOP; seeks Democratic membership

She said she originally joined the Republicans out of a sense that Democrats were the status quo party, but she grew gradually disillusioned with the Republicans. In a two-page letter and a video, Fukumoto says she has spent the past eight years ...

Dems seize on Supreme Court ruling tossing legal standard set by Gorsuch Dems seize on Supreme Court ruling tossing legal standard set by Gorsuch

He added, "SCOTUS has found that disabled students are entitled to substantially greater protections under fed law than Judge Gorsuch previously ruled ". The Supreme Court's decision sets a new uniform nationwide standard for the more than 6 million...

Rick Perry Decries Election of Gay Texas A&M Student Body President Rick Perry Decries Election of Gay Texas A&M Student Body President

He also faced charges of voter intimidation , which were later dismissed on appeal, the Houston Chronicle reported . That decision was overturned, but Mr. The comments set off a social media debate in Texas where some questioned why a member of the ...

Officer, three civilians killed in Wisconsin shooting Officer, three civilians killed in Wisconsin shooting

Everest Metro Police Chief confirmed the fatalities during an evening press conference . Names of the victims and the shooter have not yet been officially released. EDT and the others followed, CBS affiliate WSAW reported . The Everett department, ...

Arkansas Governor Signs Campus Carry Bill Into Law Arkansas Governor Signs Campus Carry Bill Into Law

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson [official website] on Wednesday signed into law [video] a bill allowing individuals over the age of 21 to get enhanced concealed carry permits [HB 1249 materials]. Hutchinson said he supported the changes to...

AIADMK 2: Sasikala 'AIADMK Amma', OPS 'AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma' AIADMK 2: Sasikala 'AIADMK Amma', OPS 'AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma'

However as the faction feud in the AIADMK intensified, he tacitly backed the O Panneerselvam faction. Talking about who would use the party headquarters, Pandiarajan said that there is nothing wrong in asking the election commission to not allow Te...

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