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  • U.S. will take 'prudent defensive measures' against N.Korea threat -envoy

    U.S. will take 'prudent defensive measures' against N.Korea threat -envoy

    Even North Korea's ally China supported the sanctions as did Russian Federation. Wang made the remarks while meeting his DPRK counterpart Ri Yong-ho on the sidelines of a series of ASEAN foreign ministers' meetings in the Philippines. "We hope the parties concerned will immediately take effective action to prevent the situation from further escalating, create conditions for the resumption of talks and exert efforts to bring back at an early date the nuclear issue of the peninsula to the ...

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  • The Charlie Gard case shows why parents' authority shouldn't be absolute

    The Charlie Gard case shows why parents' authority shouldn't be absolute

    But doctors caring for Charlie at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London say it is not practical to provide life-support treatment to Charlie at the couple's home for days. It said: "Please only email if you can help us!" If an agreement can not be reached, Charlie will be taken to a hospice where they will remove him from life-support.

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  • 'Jagga Jasoos' collects over Rs 30 crore in opening weekend

    'Jagga Jasoos' collects over Rs 30 crore in opening weekend

    How would they promote the film without the lead pair's collective support? Notwithstanding, the film has collected positive input from all around the corner especially from kids. In the film, Katrina features as a journalist, Shruti Sengupta, who helps Jagga in finding in father's whereabouts. From the critics to the public, everyone had praised Ranbir's performance from day one and looks like that trend continues...

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  • Jaguar aims for 2018 SUV dominance with launch of E-Pace

    Jaguar aims for 2018 SUV dominance with launch of E-Pace

    Demonstrating the agility of Jaguar's newest SUV, the feat was the final test for the E-PACE after 25 months of work across four continents to ensure extreme durability for the new 4x4. However, the E-Pace will be the cheapest of the trio, with prices starting under £30,000. The grab handle that wraps around the centre console, to the steering wheel, to the pistol-grip automatic gear shifter all resembles the F-Type cabin.

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  • Blood donations needed as supplies dwindle during summer

    Blood donations needed as supplies dwindle during summer

    The donor drop-off comes at a time when demand actually increases since summer sees and increase of accidents and traumas. The current O-negative blood supply sits at approximately two-days on hand, which is only about half of the ideal quantity needed to support local patients.

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  • Qatar hands response on Arab states' demands to Kuwait

    Qatar hands response on Arab states' demands to Kuwait

    The countries have said they will impose further sanctions against Qatar if it does not comply with their list of 13 demands presented to Doha by Kuwait . Another requirement is that Qatar end support for political dissidents in the four countries making the demands. Meanwhile, President Trump "spoke with Qatar's emir, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, as well as King Salman of Saudi Arabia and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi ", ...

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  • Budget-Funding 'Head Count' Scheduled Today In Illinois House

    Budget-Funding 'Head Count' Scheduled Today In Illinois House

    Saturday marked the third consecutive fiscal year IL has begun without an annual budget in place, and the state has already accumulated a $6.2 billion deficit and $14.7 billion in past-due bills. In a surprise development, House Republicans rose to back a key vote on the spending plan. Cardenas said the lack of a budget affects the state's roads and traffic lights, because there's no money to fix them.

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  • Federal judge considers fate of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law

    Federal judge considers fate of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law

    On Friday, attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice filed a statement of interest in the federal court case. "We are united in trying to seek a preliminary injunction on a law that would divide our community, divide communities throughout the state of Texas", San Antonio's newly elected mayor Ron Nirenberg said.

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  • Rise of Car Crashes in States Where Marijuana is Legal

    A recent study done by the Highway Loss Institute shows a 3 percent increase in crashes in Oregon, Colorado and Washington, where recreational marijuana is legal. "We'll continue to monitor these states and add additional states to the analysis". The research examined crash data in three of the first states to make pot legal.

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  • Relay For Life celebrates life

    Relay For Life celebrates life

    Bonnie Jones, chairperson of the Bark for Life. Funds raised help the American Cancer Society provide free information and support for people facing the disease today, and fund cancer research that will help protect future generations. Since its formation in 1995, the event had been held at the Greeneville Middle School Track. At dusk, the bags became aglow thanks to battery-powered candles and glow sticks that were placed inside them by event volunteers.

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  • UK election: Theresa May clings on, appoints new ministers

    UK election: Theresa May clings on, appoints new ministers

    The vicar's daughter presented herself as a "strong and stable leader" but is now facing calls to resign after throwing away her party's majority. Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. The 1998 Good Friday agreement set up power sharing in Northern Ireland, largely ending years of sectarian violence. May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament.

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  • NBC5 Forecast: Chance of showers by sunrise

    NBC5 Forecast: Chance of showers by sunrise

    Southwest wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour increasing to 15 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon. Today's forecast calls for a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m.

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  • Third London attacker had been detained en route for Syria

    After a brief pause, election campaigning resumed on Monday. "The police turned up and Anjem, Khuram Butt and two other men were escorted away". Butt had been investigated by the Metropolitan Police in 2015 but was deemed " low priority " because there was no intelligence that he was planning an attack.

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  • After prayer for rain, drought-hit Cape Town expects major storm

    After prayer for rain, drought-hit Cape Town expects major storm

    By 8am no flights at Cape Town International Airport had ben affected by the storm‚ but while planes were operating normally the same could not be said of trains and automobiles. One outlet, Jacaranda FM, attributed the death toll of eight to James-Brent Styan, a provincial official. Residents were also urged to, where possible, use suitable containers to capture rainwater.

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  • Washing hands with cool water kills as many germs as hot

    Washing hands with cool water kills as many germs as hot

    Raymond Pontzer, director of infection prevention for UPMC in Pittsburgh, who was not involved in the study . They also found that lathering hands for just 10 seconds was sufficient to remove germs . But a new Rutgers-New Brunswick study found that cool water removes the same amount of harmful bacteria as hot. The team tested 21 volunteers who had their hands exposed to harmless bacteria and who washed at various temperatures over a six-month period.

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  • QLD cop killed by gunman on the run

    QLD cop killed by gunman on the run

    The incident began about 2pm when police attempted to stop a vehicle being driven by a "person of interest" on Wellers Rd at Seventeen Mile, near Toowoomba. Commissioner Ian Stewart told a press conference late on Monday night that police wanted to resolve the stand-off "as peacefully as humanly possible".

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  • Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North Carolina districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders

    Holder Jr., chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee. Congressional Districts 1 and 12 were deemed to be unconstitutional, and the areas which now contain two HBCUs - North Carolina Central University and Johnson C. These two districts were drawn in 2016 after the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Republicans had previously drawn congressional districts for the same objective, along racial lines.

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  • AT&T Wireless Store Workers Begin Weekend Strike

    AT&T Wireless Store Workers Begin Weekend Strike

    More than a dozen employees began their protest at 3 p.m. outside the AT&T wireless store at 1501 Walnut St.in Center City. "We're really the heart of the company", said Mark Davis, an AT&T Mobility worker in Washington, D.C. "This is a warning to AT&T: there's only one way out of this now-a fair contract-and we'll settle for nothing less". Others are employed in call centers spread out across the country.

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