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  • Surprise, Surprise: The White House Gender Pay Gap Has Tripled Under Trump

    Surprise, Surprise: The White House Gender Pay Gap Has Tripled Under Trump

    Days after the White House announced that it had ceased operations of its Council on Women and Girls, the Trump administration released data on its staff members' pay. In addition to men being paid more, there are also more of them on the White House payroll: 200 compared to 174 women. Past reporting indicates the disparity is not new to the Trump White House - though it may be more pronounced.

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  • Protesters arrested during Nathan's hot dog contest in Coney Island

    Protesters arrested during Nathan's hot dog contest in Coney Island

    Chestnut beat his own record of 70. Americans will eat an estimated 150 million hot dogs on the holiday. "I slowed down quite bit", he said. The good news for those who do not have access to ESPN3 or who are looking to watch the Hot Dog Eating contest on a bigger screen or - I promise I won't judge - at a restaurant is that ESPN will show a tape delayed version of the contest later in the day.

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  • Frosh Calls Voter Data Request 'Repugnant,' Says Complying Would Break State Law

    Other information requested by the commission would not be readily available on the public list. Dunlap said state law prevented the release of the information because it is considered confidential. He said the state routinely sells the information to political parties, candidates and researchers. Overseas or military voters can also request a ballot be sent out of state ahead of an election, but that also wouldn't be noted on their registration information.

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  • Total set to seal $1.3b gas deal

    Total set to seal $1.3b gas deal

    Based on the deal, Total has a 50.1 percent interest in the project, alongside CNPC which holds a 30 percent share and Petropars holding 19.9 percent of interest. In particular, it must prevent cash flowing to Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards - a tall order given their extensive and shadowy presence across the Iranian economy.

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  • Rockets, Nene reach agreement a 2nd time

    Houston isn't allowed to offer Nene a four-year deal because of the newly implemented Over 38 rule. Nene will turn 35 in September. After the Rockets' trade for Chris Paul depleted their bench depth, he'll serve as a valuable backup to starting center Clint Capela.

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  • New Jersey government shuts down in budget standoff

    New Jersey government shuts down in budget standoff

    However, in an apparent show of defiance, not all of the state lawmakers showed up. Christie said his family would not postpone or cancel their plans to visit the park, adding that they don't plan to use any of the "services" the park typically provides.

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  • Road Rage Suspect Turns Himself In, Faces Murder Charges

    Road Rage Suspect Turns Himself In, Faces Murder Charges

    Desper complied with orders, and turned himself in to police on Sunday at 2 A.M. EST. His pickup truck was located in Glen Mills and hauled to the police station in West Goshen Township around that time , according to reports . They also confiscated the red pick up truck he was driving when he encountered the teenager at the interchange of Route 100 and Route 202. After the shooting, Roberson's vehicle went off the highway and struck a tree.

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  • Hottie! Katrina Kaif looks stunning in this photograph

    Hottie! Katrina Kaif looks stunning in this photograph

    It has been 4 years since, and the movie is now scheduled to release on July 14. Not only Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif are cracking us up with their crackling chemistry, the duo is leaving no stone unturned in keeping us glued to our seats! On the films' front, Katrina Kaif will be soon seen with the hottie Ranbir Kapoor in the most awaited Jagga Jasoos .

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  • GST launched: Is your monthly household budget ready?

    These people were opposed to such economic integration. However, there were some who found different ways of generating bills, while a number of businesses with updated software generated bills with GST levied on their products . President Pranab Mukherjee signalled the formal launch by pressing a button. Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya today said the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will create one lakh jobs in the next three ...

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  • Gas Prices Keep Dropping, Just In Time For Canada Day Weekend

    Gas Prices Keep Dropping, Just In Time For Canada Day Weekend

    Over the last decade, the national average has been as much as $1.04 per gallon higher on July 4 than New Year's Day while the average year sees prices 47 cents higher on the holiday. McKnight attributed this to USA gas and crude oil inventories, with high refinery runs flooding an already-saturated gasoline market. "This is like Christmas in July, instead of seeing fireworks at the pumps like we saw just a few short years ago".

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  • House Passes Kate's Law and Anti-Sanctuary City Legislation

    House Passes Kate's Law and Anti-Sanctuary City Legislation

    The bill enhances penalties for convicted and deported criminals who reenter the United States illegally. A White House-backed bill that's expected to pass the U.S. The man charged in her murder, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, was a seven-time felon who had been deported to Mexico five times. After his release he was shipped to the San Francisco Sheriff's Department, which had an outstanding warrant on him for selling marijuana.

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  • Biggest Blaze in the US: Utah Battling Nation's Largest Active Wildfire

    Biggest Blaze in the US: Utah Battling Nation's Largest Active Wildfire

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins, officials said Sunday night. "#PLACERITAFIRE 760 acres 75% cont", said the Los Angeles County Fire Department in a Tweet Monday. Fifty homes were put under mandatory evacuation orders on the suburban edges of Burbank, where flames raced uphill through tinder-dry grass.

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  • Nasdaq futures fall as tech selloff continues

    Nasdaq futures fall as tech selloff continues

    US gold futures gained 0.09 percent to $1,247.50 an ounce. LONDON (AP) - European stock markets fell sharply Tuesday as the euro surged on comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi . The 2-year note's yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +2.04% gained 2.4 basis points to 1.377%, while the 30-year bond yield TMUBMUSD30Y, +1.94% rose 3.3 basis points to 2.731%.

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  • Eid passes off peacefully on LoC, IB; forces exchange sweets

    Eid passes off peacefully on LoC, IB; forces exchange sweets

    Defence Ministry sources said on Thursday that the Pakistan Army indulged in unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions with small arms, automatics and mortars. There have been 20 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border in Jammu region so far in June. Pakistan initiated the firing at around 06:30 a.m.

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  • Angry Chalcots Estate Residents Confront Camden Council Leader

    Britain's government urged local officials across the country Sunday to urgently submit samples of tower block cladding after tests found that all samples tested so far have failed fire safety standards. Local authorities are contacting fire and rescue services to conduct fire safety inspections of the affected tower blocks. Georgia Gould , Camden Council leader, said staff would be going door-to-door asking anyone who's still inside to leave, and will be sending "another letter ...

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  • British PM offers support to evacuated residents

    Eight hundred households are to be evacuated from a council estate in north London in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place. But they both failed the police's safety tests, which are similar to those being carried out by the United Kingdom government. So far only nine people have been formally identified and police say the remains of some might never be found, the blaze having been so fierce.

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