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  • 'Suspicious package' found near U.S. embassy in Manila

    'Suspicious package' found near U.S. embassy in Manila

    Dela Rosa said the "attempted act of terrorism" could have been a diversionary tactic by the extremists. "Most probably there was an intention to bomb the area because there's a detonating device, a cellphone, but this is still under investigation", chief superintendent Oscar Albayalde said in a phone interview.

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  • Spartans hoping to upset Penn State in season finale

    Michigan State gave the conference a second consecutive appearance in the playoff last season, but they were bludgeoned by Alabama. Ohio ( Ohio State Buckeyes): The Buckeyes are the highest ranked of the Big Ten teams, now ranked second in the playoff rankings.

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  • Powerball jackpot jumps to $403M after no winners in Wednesday drawing

    Powerball jackpot jumps to $403M after no winners in Wednesday drawing

    A lot of people hoping to win that almost $359 million jackpot. Powerball is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The $403 million jackpot prize is the 9th largest-ever Powerball jackpot and the 13th largest jackpot in US history. Although nobody won Wednesday night's Powerball jack pot, a 1 million dollar winning ticket was sold in ocean city, but nobody has claimed it yet.

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  • Powerball jackpot reaches $403 million

    Powerball jackpot reaches $403 million

    If nobody wins in Wednesday's drawing, the jackpot will be even larger for Saturday. The Powerball was 21 and the Power Play multiplier was 2. But the odds of winning the jackpot - matching all six numbers - are 1 in 292,201,338. The drawing on Wednesday, November 23, will be the 19th drawing without a jackpot victor since the recent $246.8 million victor in Georgia in September.

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  • Education secretary urges end to school paddling

    Education secretary urges end to school paddling

    If the school focuses on such disciplinary measures to curb or address misbehavior, then the school is using physical force as an acceptable way of solving problems. Should paddling be allowed in schools? King added that the legal corporal punishment acts in schools would be considered criminal assault or battery when applied to adults.

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  • Judge halts rule expanding overtime for millions

    Judge halts rule expanding overtime for millions

    Proponents of the rule change accused many businesses of unfairly using the lower minimum (which hasn't changed since the 1970s) to name their employers "managers", pay them a low annual salary, then work them many overtime hours. The decision gives the U.S. Department of Justice and the Obama administration little time to appeal the ruling before a new administration takes over in January.

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  • Twitter Suspends Account of Its Own CEO

    Twitter Suspends Account of Its Own CEO

    Eventually, all his 3.8 million followers on the social network were restored. Dorsey's clarification confirms that his account was not hacked, but was suspended due to an internal error by the company. One of twitters largest social media competitors, Facebook also had issues, which resulted in terminating the account of its CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and various other members.

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  • Trump cancels meeting with New York Times

    That is why late-night comedian Stephen Colbert - in this disrupted media landscape, comedic commentary is now viewed as journalism - declared: "I'm all for giving him a chance, but don't give him an inch". "I'm looking at it very closely", Trump said about the 2015 Paris climate accord, which he had promised to quit during the presidential campaign. The Times meeting was structured differently than the meeting with the network TV people in that there was an off-the-record segment and an ...

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  • Trump's Pick For Attorney General Known For Hard-line Immigration Stance

    This year, he was the first and for many many months, the only USA senator to endorse Trump for president. Trump also bragged on Twitter about agreeing to settle a trio of lawsuits against Trump University, claiming: "The ONLY bad thing about winning the presidency is that I did not have the time to go through a long but winning trial on Trump U.

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  • Mercer sees season end with loss to SC in NCAA Tournament

    Mercer sees season end with loss to SC in NCAA Tournament

    SC still struggles to score points, but its defense always keeps the Gamecocks in close ball games. Mason Zandi was grateful his SC teammates dug when it would've been easy to give in. "That was not a prime spot to be in", Muschamp said. Clemson defeated SC 2-1, ending their season. The former Georgia Tech star had just three on Sunday.

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  • Cop who killed Philando Castile turns himself in and is released

    Cop who killed Philando Castile turns himself in and is released

    At the time , Choi said, "Our office will work as efficiently as possible, while ensuring we conduct a diligent and thorough prosecution review". Yanez, 28, is scheduled to make his first court appearance Friday. - Diamond Reynolds, Philando Castile's girlfriend, and her 4-year-old daughter were in the auto when he was shot to death by Officer Yanez. "Don't pull it out", Yanez said.

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  • After report about gorilla enclosure, family thanks Cincinnati Zoo again

    After report about gorilla enclosure, family thanks Cincinnati Zoo again

    For 15 years Harambe's home was at Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville. The child - who was visiting the zoo with his mother and relatives - was dragged around the enclosure for several minutes before zoo staff shot the gorilla. The zoo quickly made the barrier taller and added nylon mesh and surveillance cameras. A team member concluded the child was in "life-threatening danger".

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  • Alleged NY Bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi Indicted On Federal Charges

    Alleged NY Bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi Indicted On Federal Charges

    He also faces charges for that incident. He remained in New Jersey recovering from gunshot wounds until last week , when he made an initial appearance in Manhattan federal court. An 8-count indictment charged Rahami with the bombing in Chelsea and the planting of another pressure cooker bomb a few blocks away that failed to explode in September.

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  • Manning throws 3 TDs as Giants beat Bengals

    They proved that on Monday night with one of their best finishes in years in their prime-time showcase against the Cincinnati Bengals. "This team is totally different", said center Weston Richburg . He completed 28 of 44 passes, but only for 240 yards. Rashad Jennings led the way with 87 yards on 15 carries. "He kept going with the run". The running game has struggled to get going and the offensive line is suspect.

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  • MTHS students walk out in protest of 'fear, hatred'

    MTHS students walk out in protest of 'fear, hatred'

    More than 100 people had been arrested following days of protest in Portland, Oregon, police said on Monday . The students marched despite a large red sign hanging near the front door advising students not to walk out but to "Walk in". Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. "She won by more than 1.7 million votes, and that's not right", Fink said, adding, that's not a democracy, "that's a republic, and I ...

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  • Shea Patterson leads Ole Miss to thrilling victory over No. 8 Aggies

    Over the last four games, Ole Miss has dropped three in a row to No. 22 Arkansas, No. 23 LSU and No. 15 Auburn. "To play in front of a 100-plus-thousand as a freshman your first game, it's scary". But for Texas A&M , the issue is that Trevor Knight was a part of the running game, averaging almost 65 rushing yards per game on a combination of designed runs and improvisation.

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  • Texas LB Jefferson leaves game, evaluated for head injury

    It was a physical game and obviously, we would have liked to score more but West Virginia has a really strong defense. Cole, a fifth-year senior, had two tackles in the game, a 24-20 loss. Two plays later, defensive back Kris Boyd ripped the ball out of the hands of West Virginia running back Justin Crawford to take back possession for the Longhorns.

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