Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Noriega had suffered a brain hemorrhage following the first of two surgeries to remove a benign brain tumor in March. After this, he was transferred back to Panama and jailed for crimes committed during the time he was in power. Some members of the P...

Wisconsin Basketball: Badgers to play Virginia Cavaliers in ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wisconsin Basketball: Badgers to play Virginia Cavaliers in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Indiana , despite being a host school in the 2016 event when it played eventual national champion North Carolina , will play host to Duke . Michigan State will host Notre Dame in the 2017 Big Ten-ACC Challenge, ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported Th...

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Flight delays are costing the United States economy approximately $25 billion a year, the president said, and the previous administration's attempts to upgrade the system cost $7 billion while yielding no results. "It'll be as safe as it is today or ...

BC Government House Leader announces legislature will be recalled June 22 BC Government House Leader announces legislature will be recalled June 22

Premier Christy Clark has written to the NDP and Green Party leaders, warning that a delay in removing two homes from the path of a Site C dam road could delay the project by a year and cost as much as $600 million. "With a project of this size and s...

Why even moderate drinking is problematic Why even moderate drinking is problematic

Mr. Stockwell was not involved in this particular study, but was involved in work researching alcohol's positive effect on the heart. But experts said they add to evidence that moderate drinking is not as healthful as many like to believe.

UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders

An outspoken Emirati ruling family member on Wednesday raised the prospect of Qatar's leadership changing amid a growing diplomatic crisis between it and other Arab nations attempting to isolate the energy-rich travel hub from the rest of the world...

Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

Chris Sununu. Democrats have been unified and vocal in their opposition to overturning the health-care policy that was the signature domestic achievement of the Obama administration.Senate President Chuck Morse, R-Salem, warned senators not to draw...

United States laptops-on-planes ban may extend to flights from ALL nations

There's numerous threats against aviation. "That's really the thing they're obsessed with, the terrorists, the idea of knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly if its USA carrier, particularly if it's full of mostly United States folks".

China's Expanding Military Will Seek To Locate Base In Pakistan, Pentagon Says China's Expanding Military Will Seek To Locate Base In Pakistan, Pentagon Says

China's deployment of missiles able to deliver nuclear warheads to United States bases on Guam were among the military advancements highlighted in an annual Pentagon report . China's initiative, along with its regular naval vessel visits to foreign ...

Will G-Dragon's Band Mate Recover Fully After Suspected Drug Overdose? Will G-Dragon's Band Mate Recover Fully After Suspected Drug Overdose?

After his condition improves, he'll be receiving treatment from mental health professionals. He is now being treated at an intensive care unit. His mother told the reporters: "My son is in bad shape". Early yesterday, the rapper, who is now serving...

Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

The Local fr reports that a government spokesperson said that the attack was an "isolated act", and that the alleged attacker, Farid Ikken , had "never showed any sign of radicalization". French prosecutors have opened a terror investigation into T...

Dozens die in Manila casino robbery as gunman sets tables on fire Dozens die in Manila casino robbery as gunman sets tables on fire

Authorities said those who died had quickly become disorientated and unable to find exits. He said CCTV footage showed the suspect alight from a vehicle at a the second level of a parking area, make his way to the casino carrying an M4 assault ...

Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

Humboldt County's connection to VR Systems comes through the Texas-based company Hart InterCivic, Sanders said. Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections attorney Ron Labasky says even with the intrusion, hackers never got access to bal...

Summer Reading Kicks Off at Alameda County Library Summer Reading Kicks Off at Alameda County Library

The annual Teen Summer Challenge at the Fairfield Public Library kicks off with a pizza party on Thursday, June 15, from 2:50-4:45 p.m., downUNDER at the Fairfield Woods Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road. "This summer our program will focus o...

U.S. intelligence chiefs refuse to discuss Trump conversations on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Officials say Trump's advisers have since revived their proposal to appoint Feinberg to a senior position, possibly to review the roles of the DNI and other intelligence agencies. At another point, Coats directly addressed the Post report. De...

Police name two London attackers

Intelligence-sharing with Washington was briefly suspended.This time , with the alert level "severe" rather than "critical", no details have emerged from overseas. Khuram Butt on the Channel 4 documentary, " The Jihadis Next Door ", about Islamic ...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2 GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Heeding the advice of advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis, more than 96 percent of non-Greenlight voters vetoed the plan , which would have split the stock into dividend shares and capital appreciation shares.

Eric Trump Goes Off On His Father's Critics: 'They're Not Even People'

It is not clear how the Democrats have tried to obstruct the Trump family. "I raised $16.3 million for St. Jude's [Children's Research Hospital], $16.3, I've dedicated my - I started when I was 21, I raised $16.3 million for the greatest hospital in ...

Trump tweets to veterans: 'Stay tuned!' ahead of VA newser Trump tweets to veterans: 'Stay tuned!' ahead of VA newser

In a written statement announcing the decision to replace VistA with the same Cerner platform being used by the DoD , U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David J. The Joint Legacy Viewer, the prime interoperability conduit created to share EHR ...

USA starts delivering arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria USA starts delivering arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria

However, many in both Iraq and Syria are concerned about how the forces made powerful by the coalition will leverage their influence and arms once ISIS has been vanquished. The arms going to the SDF could include anti-armor weapons like rocket-prop...

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