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As Trump 'abdicates,' Climate Alliance picks up slack

As Trump 'abdicates,' Climate Alliance picks up slack

The United States Climate Alliance , a bi-partisan group of states, is committed to upholding the agreement. A coalition of American states, cities and businesses that have pledged to stick with ...

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Manchester United to be contacted by Roma over Radja Nainggolan

Manchester United to be contacted by Roma over Radja Nainggolan

Dier is thought to be happy and settled at the club but continues to be linked with United as Mourinho's transfer plans take shape. Tottenham Hotspur are set to dig their heels in regarding the ...

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USA to crack down on opioid treatment programs

USA to crack down on opioid treatment programs

The total defendants and false claims far surpassed last year's Medicare fraud takedown, which has become an annual show of force to combat the persistent problem that has cost the USA government bill...

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Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned

Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned

Joon Kim, acting US Attorney for the Southern District of NY, said in a statement that he would retry the case, noting the appellate court found that evidence presented at trial was sufficient to pr...

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Flash flood watch in effect until 9 pm

Flash flood watch in effect until 9 pm

A high of 93 degrees and 30 percent chance of thunderstorms was forecast for the Chicago area Wednesday. The weather service has also issued a Flood Warning for the Fox River at Montgomery. When f...

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President Trump says son's Russia meeting was 'standard campaign practice'

President Trump says son's Russia meeting was 'standard campaign practice'

Chuck Grassley says he'd subpoena the president's eldest son if necessary. Trump Jr. found himself engulfed in scandal after releasing emails this week in which he accepted a meeting with a Russi...

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Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration in Canada

Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration in Canada

Carter, 92, had collapsed at the building site in Winnipeg, local news media outlets reported. He has always been active with the non-profit group, which builds affordable housing for low-income earne...

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Gunman on the loose after killing 3 in Alabama

Gunman on the loose after killing 3 in Alabama

Court records in York County, Pennsylvania , show 52-year-old Kenneth Dion Lever of Santa Rosa County, Florida , is scheduled to go on trial there on September 11. "More information to follow". ...

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Silverstone owners trigger British GP break clause

With Chase Carey adamant that the deal can not be renegotiated, for such a move would encourage circuit owners to make similar demands, Brown suggests Liberty should consider buying the track. D...

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Trump, sued by seven Twitter users because he… blocked them

Trump, sued by seven Twitter users because he… blocked them

The suit also pointed out the National Archives and Records Administration advised the White House that tweets using @ realDonaldTrump , like the tweets from @POTUS, are considered officials stat...

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Witnesses describe scene of military plane crash

Witnesses describe scene of military plane crash

MFR said that cause of the crash is still unknown, and the incident is now under investigation. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter that the crash was heartbreaking. In replies to th...

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GOP said to drop tax cuts for biggest earners

GOP said to drop tax cuts for biggest earners

The Senate republicans plan to vote on it quickly, before opposition becomes too intense, because what they really really want is that big tax cut for rich people. "In the end, it will be about the ar...

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80-Person Human Chain Saves Swimmers From Florida Rip Current

Some of the helpers couldn't swim, so stayed in shallow water. "People were saying, 'Don't go out there'". They started with the children and by the time they got to Ursrey the woman could barely ke...

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U.S. successfully tests Thaad anti-missile system in Pacific

U.S. successfully tests Thaad anti-missile system in Pacific

To begin the test , a ballistic missile target was air launched over the Pacific Ocean, north of Hawaii, by a U.S. Air Force C-17. This was the 14th successful intercept in 14 attempts for the T...

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Air Canada in potentially lethal SFO near miss

Air Canada in potentially lethal SFO near miss

The FAA is now investigating how close that Air Canada jet got to the planes on the ground on taxiway C. An audio recording from the air traffic control tower reveals that the pilot realized somet...

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Russian Federation may expel 30 USA diplomats

Russian Federation may expel 30 USA diplomats

Russia is "outraged" that the United States has not yet resolved issues following the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats in December. Returning the diplomatic compounds , which Obama seized as part ...

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Pew Poll: Majority of Republicans Think Colleges Have Negative Impact on US

Pew Poll: Majority of Republicans Think Colleges Have Negative Impact on US

You can view the full survey findings here. Even Republicans with college degrees or more education are increasingly disapproving of colleges and universities . Senator Bernie Sanders attacked...

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Philippines | President says he's likely to extend martial law

Philippines | President says he's likely to extend martial law

The military does not seem to support the five-year extension of martial law in Mindanao proposed by House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez to deal with the lingering threat of terrorism and insurgency ...

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Donald Trump Will Reportedly Push His UK Trip to Next Year

Donald Trump Will Reportedly Push His UK Trip to Next Year

President Donald Trump will come to Britain on a state visit next year , Sky News quoted senior government sources as saying on Tuesday, quashing expectations that US leader would make the trip th...

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Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes near Mosul

Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes near Mosul

The US-led Coalition that provided air and ground support to Iraqi security forces confirmed they had Mosul "firmly under their control" but noted that areas of the Old City still had to be cleared ...

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Dahanu residents among pilgrims killed in Amarnath attack

Dahanu residents among pilgrims killed in Amarnath attack

The victims had been on a pilgrimage through the Himalayan valley, a long-disputed region on the border between India and Pakistan , returning after paying their respects at a Hindu shrine in Amarna...

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Dalian Wanda to Sell $9.3 Billion in Hotels and Tourism Stakes

Dalian Wanda to Sell $9.3 Billion in Hotels and Tourism Stakes

Two that opened in Nanchang and Hefei previous year do not rank in the top 20 by attendance for Asia Pacific, consultancy AECOM's 2016 theme park index shows. The 91 per cent stake in Wanda mega cultu...

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Luckiest Teen Alive Rosa Domínguez Can't Stop Winning the Lottery

Luckiest Teen Alive Rosa Domínguez Can't Stop Winning the Lottery

Just a few days after winning half a million dollars Dominguez stopped at another gas station in Monterey County, California, and chose to push her luck a bit further. Dominguez collected her winnings...

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Turkish opposition pulls huge crowd

Turkish opposition pulls huge crowd

The leader of the Republican People's Party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu , began the 450-kilometer march from the capital Ankara after an elected official of his party was imprisoned in June. The so-calle...

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China: US Has Apologized for 'Republic of China' Error

China: US Has Apologized for 'Republic of China' Error

China said Monday the United States apologized after Beijing officially protested a White House statement that mistakenly described Xi Jinping as the president of the "Republic of China". The Republ...

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Cardinal George Pell returns home to face historical child sex charges

Cardinal George Pell returns home to face historical child sex charges

He was granted leave of absence from the Vatican to fight the charges. "They are false. The whole idea of sexual abuse is abhorrent to me", he said. Shortly after the charges were announced, the Vat...

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New York's 'summer of hell' won't affect Boston-much

New York's 'summer of hell' won't affect Boston-much

Many riders are going in with low expectations following Amtrak's April announcement, citing frequent commute disruptions without the added headache of track closures. The MTA boss said he's anxious t...

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BC declares rare state of emergency as wildfires multiply

BC declares rare state of emergency as wildfires multiply

Fires surrounded three sides of Cache Creek , just north of Ashcroft , prompting Mayor John Ranta to sign an evacuation notice for all of the town's 1,000 or so residents. -Alberta border in the e...

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Charlie Gard's parents begin new legal bid to secure United States treatment

Charlie Gard's parents begin new legal bid to secure United States treatment

There is lab evidence that the experimental treatment protocol for Charlie prepared by the Bambino Gesu' may work, according to a letter from Rome to London's Great Ormond Street Hospital which on...

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Key Donald Trump allies held meeting with Kremlin lawyer a year ago, report

Key Donald Trump allies held meeting with Kremlin lawyer a year ago, report

President Donald Trump's eldest son, as well as other Trump campaign leaders, met with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer at Trump Tower two weeks after Trump clinched the Republican nomination for pr...

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Four Arab States to Continue Efforts to Change Qatar's Policy - Egyptian FM

Four Arab States to Continue Efforts to Change Qatar's Policy - Egyptian FM

Marri added that potential plaintiffs such as Qatar Airways, banks or individuals, including Qatari students, who have been expelled from the countries where they were studying, would be able to file ...

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Dissident Liu in final stages of terminal cancer

Dissident Liu in final stages of terminal cancer

For weeks, family and supporters have asked for Liu to be fully released and allowed to receive treatment overseas, arguing that authorities are keeping him in China only out of political consideratio...

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United States appoints ex-NATO envoy to handle Ukraine crisis

During his short news conference in Kiev with Mr. Poroshenko, who took office after one of Mr. Putin's acolytes was pushed from power, Mr. Tillerson also declined to say whether Mr. Volker will accomp...

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Huntington woman killed at Cincinnati party, 8 others wounded

Huntington woman killed at Cincinnati party, 8 others wounded

Another 911 caller also said there'd been two shooters. First responders found one woman dead inside a small home and soon located eight surviving victims. Police were called to a residence in the 990...

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Breaking Down James Harden's Record-Setting Contract Extension With Rockets

Breaking Down James Harden's Record-Setting Contract Extension With Rockets

Tucker to a modest four-year, $32 million deal. By contrast, Stephen Curry signed a $201 million contract this offseason - making him the NBA's first $200 million man. A very large percentage of...

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Alamo Fire grows to 3000 acres, moving at 'extreme rate of speed'

Alamo Fire grows to 3000 acres, moving at 'extreme rate of speed'

County fire officials say the blaze that broke out Friday is 10 percent contained. Fire crews work overnight to slow the Alamo fire burning along Highway 166 east of Santa Maria. Santa Barbara Cou...

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Roche fourth as Calmejane wins eighth stage of the Tour

Roche fourth as Calmejane wins eighth stage of the Tour

Olympic champion Greg van Avermaet of BMC had begun the day as one of the favourites for the stage but after looking strong in the break, he blew up early on the final climb and went backwards. Calm...

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Trump urges West to 'defend our civilisation' in Warsaw speech

Trump urges West to 'defend our civilisation' in Warsaw speech

They shook hands while looking directly at each other. Trump will then attend the G-20 summit in Germany on Friday and Saturday. The ruling Law and Justice Party came to power in 2015 but has faced ...

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Wimbledon 2017: Angelique Kerber fights back to beat Shelby Rogers

Wimbledon 2017: Angelique Kerber fights back to beat Shelby Rogers

Buoyed, she went on to win the third set and the match, preserving her No 1 ranking for another week at least. Kerber and Muguruza have met on seven occasions but it is the Spaniard who edges the ...

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Mahrez poised for Shakespeare discussions

Mahrez poised for Shakespeare discussions

Double sessions and it goes really quick. 'With making a statement like that of course it's how you're accepted by the other players, ' Shakespeare added. "I need to sit down with him and find out w...

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California governor plans to host 2018 global climate summit

California governor plans to host 2018 global climate summit

The summit, which will be held ahead of the 24th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24), will mark the first time a USA state has hosted an global climate change conference wit...

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Trump says it again: MX will pay for wall

Trump says it again: MX will pay for wall

Videgaray disclosed that negotiations of a new NAFTA trade deal would begin on August 16. In January, Pena Nieto cancelled a trip to Washington in response to Trump's insistence on the issue, plungi...

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Hawaii asks Ninth Circuit appeals court to protect grandparents from travel ban

Hawaii asks Ninth Circuit appeals court to protect grandparents from travel ban

District Court Judge Derrick Watson ruled against an emergency motion filed by Hawaii that asked him to clarify a portion of the Supreme Court ruling that stated people "with a credible claim of a bo...

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MS Dhoni Turns 36 And Twitter Goes Gaga Trending #HappybirthdayDhoni

MS Dhoni Turns 36 And Twitter Goes Gaga Trending #HappybirthdayDhoni

Virender Sehwag took to social media and wished MS Dhoni on his 36th birthday . Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, VVS Laxman‏, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Gautam Gambhir, Manoj Tiwary, Harsha Bhogle...

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Man Armed With Throwing Knives Tries to Reach Ivanka in Trump Tower

Man Armed With Throwing Knives Tries to Reach Ivanka in Trump Tower

Benitez said he was there to talk to the president's daughter about her fashion line and claimed he owned the building, according to the report . NYPD have alleged that he appeared to be mentally un...

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Vince Carter joins Kings on one-year contract

Vince Carter joins Kings on one-year contract

Free agent Vince Carter has agreed to a one-year, $8M deal with Sacramento, agents Kurt Schoeppler and Jim Tanner tell ESPN . The one-year deal will help bring Carter to play his 20th season ...

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28 dead in Acapulco, Mexico, prison riot

28 dead in Acapulco, Mexico, prison riot

Three inmates were also injured. An internal report from state police stated that guards said some of the victim-inmates' throats were slashed . In June, Mexico's governmental rights agency iss...

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U.S. renews offer of Syria cooperation with Russian Federation

U.S. renews offer of Syria cooperation with Russian Federation

Tillerson said Washington and Moscow had "unresolved" differences on several issues but "have the potential to appropriately coordinate in Syria in order to produce stability and serve our mu...

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Weekly Jump-Start: The Republican Health Care Plan

Weekly Jump-Start: The Republican Health Care Plan

A representative of the county Republican Party asked the demonstrators to leave, and they said they wouldn't until the party responded to them, Woodward said. Medicaid is already underfunded, ADAPT...

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Here's Why Woman Wants to Save Father's Killer from Death Penalty

Here's Why Woman Wants to Save Father's Killer from Death Penalty

Morva is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 9 p.m. ET Thursday in Jarratt, Va. Morva escaped from a hospital in August 2006 where he was taken for treatment before he killed unarmed security gu...

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