False alarm as major quake reported in California

Another clue that the natural disaster alert was a false alarm came with an advisory that said the "quake" struck at 7:42 a.m. on June 29, 2025 - the correct time , day and month, but off by 100 years. That's 100 years to the day after the Santa Bar... More..

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Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference

His family have said he was "terrorised and brutalised" by Kim Jong-Un's regime. It was only a week ago that we were informed that the North Korean government now claims he was in a coma for nearly all of...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump tweets: 'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'

On Thursday, Trump blasted news reports that he is under criminal investigation as a " witch hunt " against him led by some "very bad" people. In another tweet posted about two hours earlier on Friday mor...More..

Medical device tax repeal is still on the table
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Medical device tax repeal is still on the table

Senate Intelligence Committee members Sen. Sen. (R-Utah) is another potential conservative "no" vote. Sen. Chuck Schumer speaks out about President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey on May 8, 2017. "T...More..

Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states, Homeland Security official says
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states, Homeland Security official says

While Johnson testified on the House side, the Senate Intelligence Committee held its own hearing focused on state election systems. Here are the key takeaways from the hearings. Johnson was repeatedly quizze...More..

Wisconsin Assembly set to relax deer baiting-feeding ban
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wisconsin Assembly set to relax deer baiting-feeding ban

With two violations, a student would be suspended for a semester. A third offense would mean expulsion. The bill is the latest salvo in the national push among some conservatives to crack down on disruptions ...More..

Opioids hospitalize almost 23 Mainers a day
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Opioids hospitalize almost 23 Mainers a day

Texas, Nebraska and Iowa, for example, have remarkably low rates of hospital admissions. The number of males showing up in ME emergency rooms for opioid-related illnesses spiked in 2014, averaging a little mo...More..

Pa. Supreme Court rules police dashcam videos are public
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Pa. Supreme Court rules police dashcam videos are public

Pennsylvania's highest court said Tuesday the public should have access to dash camera video footage unless the police agency can prove it amounts to criminal investigative material and may be redacted. The sta...More..

$40K violin found at train station by Boston transit police
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

$40K violin found at train station by Boston transit police

Police now say the woman is no longer a person of interest and she has assisted in the investigation. Sims put down the $40,000 violin (pictured), forgetting to take it with her when she boarded the train sho...More..

Why some airplanes don't fly in high heat — Science Says
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Why some airplanes don't fly in high heat — Science Says

The strong weather system is expected to spark heavy rain and flash flooding in the region. American Airlines said that 43 flights scheduled to leave from Phoenix's Sky Harbour Airport were cancelled ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

What's next for the Bill Cosby sex assault case?

Constand was the Temple University women's basketball team manager, and Cosby was a significant donor to the school, as well as a member of the board of trustees. The trial has irrevocably damaged the legacy of...More..

Many Florida based Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Many Florida based Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more

Diplomatic relations will remain in tact and commercial air and sea links will be exempted from the new restrictions . In a memo from the Trump administration, it notes "any further improvements in the Unite...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ryan: Scalise On 'road To Recovery'

He also said he would like to "get rid of" the estate tax, which imposes a tax on estate transfers to relatives of those who have died. The Senate is now grappling with how to repeal and replace President Bar...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

A storm surge between one foot and three feet is expected in the areas with a tropical storm warning . Heavy rains associated with the storm are raising the possibility of life-threatening flash flood...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dashcam Footage of Police Officer Killing Philando Castile Has Been Publicly Released

Last week - many people became outraged when a jury acquitted the officer. Police dashcam footage offers a disturbing new perspective into a deadly 2016 United States traffic stop where a cop shot dead a ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career

While the Knicks have sent scouts overseas to watch Ntilikina, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and president Donnie Walsh travelled to Europe this past weekend to meet the 18-year-old guard. The Knicks (have) a ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump's apprenticeship program puts American workers first

Apprenticeships would give students a way to acquire new skill without having the crippling debt that often comes with a degree from four-year college. Khanna called the administration's pledge to boost apprent...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Warmbier's travel agency stops taking Americans to N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in called Warmbier's treatment "unjust" and "cruel", but stopped short of calling it murder. "Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Vandals set fire to memorial to slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen

Vigils, funeral planned for Muslim teen killed in Va . Police say Darwin Martinez Torres , of Sterling saw the group walking and riding bicycles in the street and on the sidewalk. "What investigators told ...More..

Two US attorney generals sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Two US attorney generals sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels

It puts our democracy at risk when a president puts his finanicial interests before the American people. According to him, they can not tolerate the president's ongoing Constitutional violations and his disrega...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

Paul doesn't believe McConnell will have the votes to pass the measure and will have to re-negotiate it. He's hoping to hold a vote on the legislation next week once the Congressional Budget Office scores t...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

49% of voters disapprove of GOP healthcare bill

At this juncture, it is unclear if Republicans have the votes needed to pass a bill. "That's an issue", she said. The efforts of the Republicans to come up with a healthcare bill that could replace Obamacare...More..

Cindy could create 3-foot storm surge near Gulf
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cindy could create 3-foot storm surge near Gulf

Sustained winds intensified overnight to 60 miles per hour. A tropical storm warning was in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas, to the Alabama-Florida border. "We could see this thing park on the west side of...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Where things stand and what comes next — Travel ban

The majority noted Trump's campaign pledge to bar Muslims from entering the country. "So to me, this is everything that we learned in social studies in high school just coming to play exactly the way it sho...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

President Trump's Businesses Are Bringing In A Lot Of Money

His Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida , which he's visited seven times as president, pulled in millions of dollars more than it had previously. Although Trump properties occupied for government business, or tho...More..