Public asked to cut energy consumption during heat wave

With a heat wave gripping the region, a Flex Alert urging residents to voluntarily conserve electricity to ease demand on the statewide power system was in effect Tuesday, and will be repeated Wednesday afternoon. Thursday as sweltering temperature... More..

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Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization

But they said they had not yet clarified who, if anyone, he planned to target, or why, beyond his animus toward President Donald Trump and the Republicans he felt were ruining the country. Hodgkinson never sa...More..

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

A HUGE collection of Nazi artefacts, including a bust of Hitler, a large eagle and a macabre medical device used to measure head size, has been discovered in Argentina . Many high-ranking Nazis fled to Arge...More..

Dutch Journalists Kidnapped By Colombian Rebels
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Dutch Journalists Kidnapped By Colombian Rebels

The show attempts to help people find their long lost blood relatives. Two Dutch journalists - one of them the presenter of a high-profile TV programme - have gone missing in Colombia, believed by the authori...More..

Inmates accused of killing prison guards face murder charges
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Inmates accused of killing prison guards face murder charges

The Georgia inmates accused of killing two prison guards during an escape appeared in court Wednesday as a prosecutor indicated he will seek the death penalty for both of them. They were arrested two days late...More..

Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to DUI in where he hit cop vehicle
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to DUI in where he hit cop vehicle

Taylor was arrested back in September after hitting the side of a motor home with his vehicle, then swerving into a patrol auto. Five hours after the crash, his blood alcohol levels were.082 and.084, accord...More..

Man kills children, hangs self on Father's Day after custody dispute
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Man kills children, hangs self on Father's Day after custody dispute

A California man is accused of murdering his young daughter and baby son and then hanging himself on Father's Day . The wife had dropped the kids off with the man for Father's Day and was set to return the...More..

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Trump's latest tweetstorm puts the president of the United States at odds with the United States intelligence community as well as both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, who adamantly agree that Russian Fed...More..

Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

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

A list of names - including some Republican members of Congress - was found with the Alexandria shooter, according to a law enforcement source and Rep. They said that his "risk of death" has substantially lower...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

Neither Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming nor Preakness Stakes victor Cloud Computing participated in Saturday's race. Tapwrit , the 5-1 second choice rallied down the stretch to pass the favorit...More..

People Killed In Boko Haram Attack In Maiduguri
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

People Killed In Boko Haram Attack In Maiduguri

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, but the use of female suicide bombers in public places is a tactic used by Boko Haram , which has focused on Borno during its eight-year-old insu...More..

$80000 raised online for family of missing Chinese scholar
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

$80000 raised online for family of missing Chinese scholar

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that'll help locate a visiting scholar from China who disappeared from the University of IL. Zhang is one month into a yearlong program at the u...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Republicans win congressional seats in Georgia and SC

Pelosi allies have pushed back at the blame game, and pointed to the improvement Democrats had in other special elections in Kansas, Montana and SC as evidence that their efforts to harness the resistance ag...More..

GOP Heath Care Bill
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

GOP Heath Care Bill

Democratic Sens. Brian Schatz of Hawaii, Chris Murphy of CT and Cory Booker of New Jersey take a selfie before a meeting with CBO Director Keith Hall in Ford Building where they asked for a copy of the Re...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

The effort has been plagued from the start by tensions between moderates and conservatives, which surfaced again on Tuesday. Democrats have also lambasted McConnell for writing the sweeping legislation in clo...More..

NY raises age of marriage from 14 to 17
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

NY raises age of marriage from 14 to 17

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure Tuesday. Previously children as young as 14 could get married with parental permission and consent of a judge in the state that stretches from New York City n...More..

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

Perhaps more important, they begin just 10 days after a humbling election setback revived divisions within May's government on what kind of relationship it wants with the EU. In carefully choreographed talks ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

Republicans were victorious Tuesday in special elections in Georgia and SC, with voters sending Karen Handel and Ralph Norman to the House of Representatives. "The people of the Sixth District are going to...More..

Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy

Tropical storm conditions are possible in the watch area on Wednesday. Baldwin County Sheriff's Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri was standing outside a condominiu...More..

Gunmen killed 8 Afghan guards of a U.S. base
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Gunmen killed 8 Afghan guards of a U.S. base

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the group had carried out the attack, which occurred about an hour before midnight on Monday in a village near the base. Videos of the Kabul clashes posted on social me...More..