Thursday July 20-th, 2017

North Carolina gov in court over election oversight revision North Carolina gov in court over election oversight revision

The fight likely isn't over - Cooper has threatened to sue over the new law, which takes effect early next week. "Time and again their attempts to rig elections have been found unconstitutional". Pat McCrory conceded a narrow loss to Cooper. ...

Second person charged in shooting death of Chicago judge Second person charged in shooting death of Chicago judge

The shooter "grew upset" as he rifled through her bag and couldn't find anything, prosecutors previously said. Wilson allegedly returned days later with 37-year-old Joshua Smith and shot Myles' girlfriend in the leg as she left Myles' Chicago hou...

Michelle Obama - I'll Never Run For Political Office Michelle Obama - I'll Never Run For Political Office

We all miss the Obamas. " President Obama will deliver speeches from time to time". "So far, so good", said Mrs Obama when asked about her own family's last 100 days, which included a yacht holiday near Tahiti. That can't have been easy for her,...

Trump slams wrong court for 'ridiculous ruling' over sanctuary cities order

On Tuesday, a federal judge blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a threat to take away funds from cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement - the latest blow from the federal judiciary to Trump's immigration agend...

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

Soules was seen by a judge in Buchanan County, Iowa , a spokesperson for the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office tells ET. Soules has had at least 15 run-ins with the law in Iowa, dating back to 1998. He is also an Iowa State graduate. Both the t...

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Trump maintained during the campaign that he would cut corporate taxes to 15% from the current federal statutory rate of 35%. It was less important to him if the plan loses revenue. However, Mnuchin emphasized that he anticipates the tax system wil...

Hamas to amend controversial charter in bid to ease ties

The Embassy said it cordially invites to all friends of Palestine in Sri Lanka to share their support with the Palestinian people. According to figures provided by the Palestinian prisoners' rights group Addameer in January, 6,500 Palestinians are ...

Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff, whose team have won both championships for the past three years, said it had been bound to happen eventually. Vettel's pole sets the stage for a much more competitive Russian race than any of the previous editions, which w...

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

Pak Yong Sik said at a "national meeting" of thousands of senior military and civilian officials. And the recent flurry of military activity on and around the divided Korean Peninsula has put the world at high alert. Although Washington remained on...

Chelsea boss Conte disagrees with Fabregas over Hazard advice

Tonight it was a big win for us", Conte declared. Because, against United, we lost three points and then you had to prepare a semi-final against Tottenham. Goals are your life. Diego Costa ended his recent goal drought with a second-half brace be...

Notorious Afghan warlord calls for peace in first public speech Notorious Afghan warlord calls for peace in first public speech

Returning to public life after more than 20 years in exile, Hekmatyar told militants to stop the pointless, meaningless and unholy war and join hands to... In the meantime, the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan has said that the United Stat...

Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

The coalition commanders were forced to temporarily pause the offensive last month after the civilian population of Mosul suffered "catastrophic" casualties, caused mainly by artillery and airstrikes by coalition forces. The service member killed yes...

Action being taken against cow vigilantes: Amit Shah Action being taken against cow vigilantes: Amit Shah

Countering Shah's comment on the declining share of West Bengal in the country's GDP, Mitra said GSDP (Gross State Domestic Product) of Bengal more than doubled from almost Rs 4.61 lakh crore in 2010-11 to Rs 9.20 lakh crore in 2015-16. It has half t...

Risk of deeper involvement as US weighs its options in Afghanistan

Last Friday's Taleban assault on the military base fuelled fears over insider attacks - when Afghan soldiers and police turn their guns on their colleagues or on global troops - have been a major problem during the war. The US now has around 8,400 tr...

Terrorism plot foiled after woman shot in north London Terrorism plot foiled after woman shot in north London

The operation came hours after a man was arrested with a bag of knives near Downing Street, the official residence of the British prime minister, in London. Four people have now been arrested. The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said...

Flood warning in effect; here's the latest weather forecast Flood warning in effect; here's the latest weather forecast

Northeast wind 9 to 14 miles per hour. Saturday , there is a 90 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible after 1 p.m., the weather service said. THURSDAY NIGHT .Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent. Early F...

Hundreds of kids enjoy Easter Egg Hunt at Northwest Fresno church

Alder St. Children enjoyed everything from sack races to coloring Easter pictures while snacking on popcorn and cotton candy before searching for the prized eggs on the lawn outside of Tyler Junior College's Jenkins Hall. He's been planning the egg...

Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

This undated photo released by the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 shows Jackson Standefer. The park said the body was found by a commercial river trip. Police in Tennessee say investigators believe bounty hunters ...

Carpentersville pastors to observe National Day of Prayer Carpentersville pastors to observe National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer format prays for the seven mountains of influence in our culture: families, churches, government, business, education, media and military, Ryan said. The Rogersville observance begins at 12:10 p.m., Thursday, May 4th in the...

Lokpal law workable legislation: SC Lokpal law workable legislation: SC

The selection committee for the Lokpal includes the Prime Minister, the Lok Sabha Speaker, the Leader of the Opposition, the Chief Justice of India or a Supreme Court judge, and an eminent jurist. It said the amendments proposed to the Lokpal and Lok...

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