Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

One victim appears to be slammed face-first into a brick walkway while the other is punched and pushed to the ground. Curran, out of the hospital, was left with a broken nose and stitches in his face, according to a relative. The assailant continues ... More..

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Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six Flags
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six Flags

There's a totally understandable amount of panic and urgency in the crowd, but some of them called out with words of calm and encouragement too, promising the girl that she'd be safe if she dropped. Another man...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

United States urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to 'lower rhetoric'

USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson has said Qatar will find it "very difficult" to comply with a list of demands submitted by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to end the country's isolation i...More..

Gov. Scott will travel state to tout Jimmy Patronis/CFO appointment
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Gov. Scott will travel state to tout Jimmy Patronis/CFO appointment

Lakewood Ranch-based home builder Pat Neal and Sarasota state Rep. Joe Gruters both were believed to be in contention for the CFO job, which became available when current CFO Jeff Atwater announced he will le...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5

The disturbing saga began two years ago when an unidentified toddler's partially decomposed body was found in a trash bag off the shoreline of Deer Island in Boston. The trial included testimony about the girl'...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

AP analysis finds partisan map-making advantage in Ohio

The GOP ultimately fell short of winning enough seats to finally control the House, which Democrats now govern with a slim 79-72 majority. An Associated Press analysis shows that congressional districts d...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Couple catch teen falling from ride

He saw the girl - a resident of Greenwood, Delaware , who has not been identified - clinging to the ride and to a younger relative also in the vehicle. Six Flags closed the ride afterwards to investigate ho...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Trump tells Democrats they need 'courage' to fix ObamaCare

Sen. "This bill that's now in front of the United States Senate.is simply not the answer, and I'm announcing today that in this form I will not support it", Heller said at a news conference in Las Vegas wit...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Lewis Hamilton wants Sebastian Vettel face to face after Azerbaijan incident

Vettel ultimately finished fourth, with Hamilton fifth after an extra pitstop to fix a loose headrest dropped him down the field from the lead. Stroll thereby claimed his first podium finish after unlikely ...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller - White House

Mueller is in charge of the Russian Federation investigation that has expanded to include Trump's firing of Comey. According to The New York Times , the wording of the tweet was reviewed and approved by both...More..

Gulf countries celebrate Eid today
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Gulf countries celebrate Eid today

Those following worldwide sighting of new moon celebrated the festival on Sunday, and those who are yet to sight the new moon locally, would celebrate the festival accordingly, T.A.S. Khalil Hamra/AP Palestinia...More..

NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

Essex County College president Anthony Munroe, citing an onslaught of complaints after Lisa Durden's June 6 cable-news clash, affirmed the Newark school's support for free speech - but concluded "racism ca...More..

Johnson County commissioners approve record fiscal budget
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Johnson County commissioners approve record fiscal budget

School board member Jim Martin suggested bringing in a third-party mediator to look at the district's numbers to make sure they're accurate if it would help build trust. "We cannot continue to blame each other ...More..

US Supreme Court limits rights of property owners
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

US Supreme Court limits rights of property owners

All of those things (and more!) are incredibly important, but they may all be secondary to something else: gerrymandering . Computer programs using vast data banks describing sociological, ethnic, economic, r...More..

Prosecutors vow to retry Bill Cosby
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Prosecutors vow to retry Bill Cosby

A lawyer representing many of Mr Cosby's accusers, Gloria Allred, said she was hoping the prosecution would try the case again. Cosby's wife of 53 years, Camille, slammed prosecutors for bringing the case to ...More..

Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'

Walker said he's spoken with McConnell and other Senate leaders and called on them to change the bill before holding a vote. His concerns about the Senate bill ― written in secret and unveiled Thursday ― ...More..

Beyonce gives birth to twins, fans react on social media
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Beyonce gives birth to twins, fans react on social media

Bey and Jay-Z are believed to have welcomed their two tots earlier this week, but in true Knowles-Carter style, have continued to be tight-lipped on their new arrivals. TMZ claimed on June 18 that doctors do...More..

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday

WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday she has extreme reservations about the U.S. Senate's healthcare overhaul and does not think it will be able to pass this week....More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

He looked up to see the girl dangling and her little brother sat next to her in the green two-person pod, crying hysterically and saying he could not hold on to her. She said the teenager was in good spirits. ...More..

Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

We have given this extensive deliberation with opportunities for both sides to express their position. "We can not allow this in our city". Tensing claimed that the victim, Sam DuBose, tried to flee and dragg...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

As penalty for 'election-meddling', US Senate approves new Russian Federation sanctions

Senators declined to comment publicly on what would be in the final bill but proposals under consideration included putting existing sanctions imposed by presidential executive order into law and imposing a...More..

Republicans not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Republicans not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

One of the Republican senators who's opposing his party's health care bill as written says the Senate shouldn't vote on the plan this week. Tom Price, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Ser...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

The Senate's 142-page proposal, worked out in secret by a group led by McConnell, aims to deliver on a central Trump campaign promise to undo former President Barack Obama's signaturehealthcare law, which has...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

SpaceX successfully completes back-to-back launches

The drone landing pad had to be repositioned due to that, though there were still worries that the poor visibility would make it hard to control the rocket's first stage as it comes in for the landing. Swapping...More..

Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack

President-elect Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a gift shop in central Moscow on January 16, four days ahead of Trump's inauguration. "To have the number of states that were hacked ...More..