Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

Trump accepted a challenge earlier this year from a CEO to create 5 million new apprenticeships. White House Special Advisor Ivanka Trump has been leading the apprenticeship project with Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. "We have to make sure the...

Marches against Islamic law draw opposition Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

For the second weekend this month, demonstrators have taken to the streets in cities across the country, including Houston . Counter-protestors stand behind barricades across the street from an anti-Islamic law protest rally Saturday, June 10, 20...

Swiss prosecutors confirm 25 investigations linked to FIFA Swiss prosecutors confirm 25 investigations linked to FIFA

Arzuaga, 56, of Argentina, pleaded guilty on Thursday to a US money laundering conspiracy charge in connection with a probe into corruption in world soccer. Mr Lauber was invited by Federation Internationale de Football Association in November 2014 t...

French conservative candidate knocked down on campaign trail French conservative candidate knocked down on campaign trail

Pointing his finger in the politician's face, he said she was a "dirty bobo" - the French word for a young aspiring professional with liberal views, or yuppie as they are often called in the United Kingdom and USA. The attacker said NKM should "go ba...

Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI

When asked by the trooper how much he had to drink before getting behind the wheel, Larin told him he "didn't have anything". He will undergo an assessment by MLS' Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health ("SABH") Program doctors pursuant to the SABH Po...

Attacked while running, woman drowns rabid raccoon in puddle Attacked while running, woman drowns rabid raccoon in puddle

In the midst of appreciating the weather and scenery, she looked ahead and noticed a raccoon obstructing the narrow foot path, baring its tiny teeth. When she was free from the beast, she ran home and asked her mom to call 9-1-1 while her father went...

Relax, Comey: US Secret Service Says No 'Tapes' Exist

The recordings referred to would cover conversations Trump had with Comey when he asked him for a loyalty pledge and allegedly requested that Comey end the probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Their statement came in response ...

The GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Trailer is an Emotional Rollercoaster The GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Trailer is an Emotional Rollercoaster

Milne biopic starring Domhnall Gleeson , Margot Robbie and Kelly MacDonald . The movie actually has a star-studded cast, and besides Suicide Squad's Margot Robbie , you'll recognize Kelly Macdonald from Boardwalk Empire . Margot Robbie c...

Gov. Scott to sign controversial education bill Thursday Gov. Scott to sign controversial education bill Thursday

HB 7069 heavily favors charter schools and school choice for Florida students. The legislation also includes changes to health insurance and retirement plans for state employees. "I think a big part has been educating parent groups about the truth...

Elizabeth Banks apologizes for suggesting Steven Spielberg never cast a female lead Elizabeth Banks apologizes for suggesting Steven Spielberg never cast a female lead

Collecting an award for women in filmmaking, Banks, who is known for her icy wit and multi-hyphenate talent, spoke about the importance of exposing children to female-driven storylines. In the apology, she said she is "very sorry" and revealed that...

Amazon buying Whole Foods, making strong move into groceries Amazon buying Whole Foods, making strong move into groceries

Amazon c.e.o. Jess Bezo added: "Millions of people love Whole Foods Market because they offer the best natural and organic foods, and they make it fun to eat healthy". "The brand is a good compliment to Amazon and would allow them to more aggres...

Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

According island's election commission (CEE in Spanish) had reported that about 23 percent of the island's eligible voters had cast ballots and 97 percent of the votes were for statehood. According to the government, 97% of the voters expressed ...

Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting? Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Sen. It was not clear if Hodgkinson had planned the attack, or for how long. The list included Republicans Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. "I can't wrap my head around it, okay?" Even his email address w...

Great Get Together events honour Jo Cox Great Get Together events honour Jo Cox

Cox's widower, Brendan Cox , said there could be "no more fitting tribute" to his wife. "People are desperate for it - people want something that is about coming together and being positive". "I think we're getting through, maybe it will take a wh...

London's Adele, Rita and Lily help relief effort

One took to Twitter to describe her as 'Such a humble & Down-to-earth woman, ' with another saying 'The fact that Adele has gone to Grenfell tower and not said a word about it just proves how amazingly honest she is. Following the tragic events w...

Queen's speech to take place next Wednesday

Such a deal involves the minor party agreeing to support the Government in confidence votes, and in "supply" votes to pass financial orders to keep Whitehall and departments running. The Conservatives are confident there will be enough support in the...

Official hopes charges in Flint water case help return trust Official hopes charges in Flint water case help return trust

On Wednesday it was reported that multiple MI lawmakers and officials were charged with involuntary manslaughter . Four year old Sincere Smith, whose face became synonymous with the Flint water crisis after his photo appeared on the cover of Tim...

Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller

Mueller's selection as special counsel, have begun trying to attack his credibility. That's what I would do. "If there were not good cause, it wouldn't matter to me what anybody says". Rosenstein told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday th...

Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has met with the Senate Intelligence Committee for more than three hours in a closed session as part of the panel's probe into Russian interference in USA elections. Sens. Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa; D...

DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

Yildirim, a 50-year-old construction company owner from New Jersey, faces charges of assault with significant bodily injury and aggravated assault. Referring to his security detail, he said, "If they are not going to protect me, why would I bring...

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