Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

Mason Tvert , spokesman for advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project, said he needed to investigate both studies further, but said legalization's potential impact on automobile incidents is a complex issue with no simple answer. Though there's ...

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

US President Trump said earlier this year that he would be open to talking with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un one-on-one under the right circumstances, but White House spokesman Sean Spicer poured cold water on that prospect on Tuesday in light of ...

JD(U) backs Kovind's candidature

However, it was a "white crows" remark by an AIADMK MLA which triggered the exchange of words between Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader K R Ramasamy and Cooperation Minister Sellur K Raju. The NDTV news channel reported that the Nationalist Con...

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

South Korea past year unveiled a plan to pick a site for permanent storage of its high level radioactive waste by 2028. "South Korea is not safe from the risk of natural disaster, and a nuclear accident caused by a quake can have such a devastating...

Girl in a Wheelchair Becomes Face of Trumpcare Fight (Image) Girl in a Wheelchair Becomes Face of Trumpcare Fight (Image)

Laura Halvorson, 33, also a protester, said many of those who participated in the die-in resisted arrest and were then removed by Capitol Police without their wheelchairs - images that attracted significant attention on social media. Several pr...

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

A police spokeswoman said numerous protesters "removed themselves from their wheelchairs and lay themselves on the floor". In addition to dramatically cutting Medicaid , the Senate health care bill , which was controversially drafted by Repu...

Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

The Istanbul governor's office said it made a decision to prevent the demonstration out of concern for the security of marchers, tourists and residents."The true reason for the reactions towards a march that took place in peace for 12 years is hate...

Almost 4 acre wildfire burns near Big Lake Saturday night Almost 4 acre wildfire burns near Big Lake Saturday night

Asked about the heat, Judy said: "Our firefighters are used to working in hot temperatures, especially when they're around the fire". Almost 400 firefighters from the U.S. Some 300 firefighters responded, including some the US Forest Service said i...

Killed as tree falls between cable auto towers in J&K

It consists of a loop of steel cable that is strung between two stations, sometimes over intermediate supporting towers. Gulmarg is the only ski resort in Jammu and Kashmir , with tourists also visiting in the off-season for the views. As per form...

Appreciate China but it's efforts on N. Korea "have not worked out"

State Department said. "At least I know China tried!", Mr. Trump said in a tweet which came hours before the USA and China were set to meet in Washington to talk about North Korea. Mattis Committed to U.S. Chinese state media described the tal...

Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot vehicle as punishment Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot vehicle as punishment

The two young children - a 2-year-old girl and a 16-month-old boy - were found dead in Parker County, Texas on May 26. After about 20 to 30 minutes passed, Randolph said she realized she had not heard the children and noticed they were gone.

Trump 'considering firing special counsel'

Trump could order Rod Rosenstein , the acting attorney general, to do it. Rosenstein could refuse to and resign, in which case Trump would go down the chain of command at the Department of Justice until he found an official willing to do so.

Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

He's been rebuilding his home the past year. Flash flood watches were in effect in much of Kentucky and West Virginia. The Gulf Coast was still suffering from the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico that crawled ashore...

Argument with bike rider is what led to Herndon teen's death

A Fairfax county police statement said: "An investigation determined she was walking outside with a group of friends when they got into a dispute with a man in a vehicle". Hassanen's friends say that Torres began throwing beer bottles at them, fo...

Frank Kush, Windber native and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 88 Frank Kush, Windber native and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 88

Coaching the Sun Devils until the middle of the 1979 season, Kush had 19 winning teams. Kush compiled an 11-28-1 record with the Colts . He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995. After his playing days, Kush joined the U....

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

In the second round with the No. 57th overall pick, the Blackhawks selected defenseman Ian Mitchell, who is from Canada, 5-foot-10 and 165 pounds. Expect to see an even better performance from him with the Winterhawks next season, as he potentially w...

Senate approves new Russia sanctions

There is also a provision that would authorize assistance for European nations who are anxious about Russian aggression. President Donald Trump campaigned on easing tensions with Russian Federation, arguing that it would be in America's best in...

Cumbrians turn out to support Armed Forces Day Cumbrians turn out to support Armed Forces Day

Banbury's Armed Forces Day on July 1 will be bringing back a military tradition similar to ones that have taken place on battlefields around the world during times of war. "To everyone who serves, or has served, the rail industry salutes you". Mr...

New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

The New Zealand team started the competition with a negative point as US won the qualifiers but that didn't prove to be any kind of disadvantage to the ambitions Kiwis team who cleared the first mark in the second game itself. "We were certainly ...

10 dead, 50 injured in twin explosions in Parachinar 10 dead, 50 injured in twin explosions in Parachinar

The death toll in two subsequent explosions at a densely populated area of Kurram Agency's Parachinar city has risen to 34. Friday's auto bombing in Quetta , the capital of Baluchistan province, was powerful enough that it was heard across the...

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