• Former Penn State president Spanier sentenced to jail in Sandusky scandal
Former Penn State president Spanier sentenced to jail in Sandusky scandal

All three men were officially charged in 2011 over failing to report a 2001 sexual misconduct charge regarding Sandusky to the police. Friday, Curley was sentenced to 7-23 months, with three of those months to be served in jail and four under house arrest; Schultz was sentenced to 6-23 months, with two of those months to be served in jail and fou...

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  • Trump trade chief rules out U.S. return to TPP
Trump trade chief rules out U.S. return to TPP

On the sidelines of Apec, the 11 remaining countries of the TPP agreed to explore how they could move ahead without Washington - partly in the hope that the White House would reconsider leaving. "We very much expect the full participation of all countries that negotiated TPP from the start, and we will consider a mechanism to ensure (that)", Vietna...

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  • Police at London Bridge after car reportedly plows into people
Police at London Bridge after car reportedly plows into people

The men went into Borough Market , but then turned around and ran toward the Wheatsheaf Pub after being confronted by a police officer, he said, and suddenly a lot of police came from the other direction. The attack came on the eve of a benefit concert Grande is scheduled to play in Manchester on Sunday in aid of the victims and their families. ...

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  • Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad, claims Putin
Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad, claims Putin

He said Russian Federation had been encouraged by Trump's campaign promises to improve Russia-U.S. ties and emphasized that Moscow still hopes to forge a constructive dialogue . This year's SPIEF was no exception, with President Vladimir Putin drawing laughs when, attending the forum's plenary session on Friday, he jokingly told the partic...

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  • CA mom given honorary degree for helping quadriplegic son
CA mom given honorary degree for helping quadriplegic son

So it was an appropriate gesture by the university on Saturday when the school gave her an honorary MBA. During commencement, the university's authorities came up with a great surprise for his mom Judy: she was awarded an honorary degree! " As a mom, you just want to help your kids get through things ", she told KTLA-TV .

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  • Huma Abedin divorcing Anthony Weiner
Huma Abedin divorcing Anthony Weiner

The teenage girl and her father, whom BuzzFeed News interviewed in October , said they have no comment. Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner , whose penchant for sexting strangers ended his political career and led to an investigation that upended the presidential race, pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges in connection with his online commun...

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  • 3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill
3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

Officials said crews are still searching for the other missing employee, and that the explosion site is still being treated as a search and rescue investigation, not a recovery, CBS affiliate WISC reports . Investigators were working to determine whether there was a link between that fire and Wednesday night's explosion, Doucette said. He declined...

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  • GOP's Burr Says Senate Health Care Passage 'Unlikely' This Year
GOP's Burr Says Senate Health Care Passage 'Unlikely' This Year

Burr's anxiety and the lack of cohesion on health-care reform among Republicans on Capitol Hill are the real problems, and not the filibuster, as Trump argued in earlier in the week. Under ObamaCare, for the first time in decades, average life expectancy in the USA declined, and the mortality rate rose. It will end a 0.9 percent tax on families...

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  • Minnesota Fugitive, Bounty Hunters Killed in Shootout at Texas Dealership
Minnesota Fugitive, Bounty Hunters Killed in Shootout at Texas Dealership

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minneapolis issued a warrant for Hutchinson after he failed to appear on a first-degree felony drug charge. The 26-second video handed out by Greenville police shows the two bounty hunters moving through the auto showroom of the Nissan dealership in Greenville on Tuesday and then into a glass office.

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  • Donald Trump finally deletes 'covfefe' tweet five hours after posting it
Donald Trump finally deletes 'covfefe' tweet five hours after posting it

On 1 June 2017, the satirical web site Babylon Bee jumped in on a recent uproar surrounding one of President Donald Trump's tweets. " President Trump's Twitter account keeps me awake at night", he added. American television show host Jimmy Kimmel tweeted: "What makes me saddest is that I know I'll never write anything funnier than #covfefe "....

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  • Turkey summons U.S. envoy to protest security personnel actions
Turkey summons U.S. envoy to protest security personnel actions

Several U.S. senators went further, threatening trade sanctions or worse. Mr Tillerson denounced the violent clashes which erupted on Wednesday, as the president was due to meet his counterpart Donald Trump in a controversial meeting. It also ordered a USA investigation into the matter. Just after news broke that he had been summoned , Ambas...

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  • Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time
Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time

Anthony's sentencing will take place on September 8, during which a judge will decide his ultimate punishment. The revelations came a month after photos surfaced of Weiner sexting a woman while his 4-year-old son was sleeping in his bed.

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  • Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet
Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet

Andrew McCarthy, contributing editor at the National Review has said that even though opponents of President Trump , mostly liberals, have been overjoyed at the report by the Washington Post claiming Jared Kushner asked for a Russian back-channel, they completely missed the fact that it blew up their absolute favorite conspiracy theory.

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  • Celebrate 2017 National Donut Day With Free Donuts
Celebrate 2017 National Donut Day With Free Donuts

Friday is National Donut Day , and the Salvation Army in La Crosse is celebrating by giving away free donuts . The deal applies all day to all participating Dunkin' Donuts across the country. Plus, anyone who retains their receipt from June 2 will get a BOGO coupon a box of a half dozen treats, redeemable through August 31. For every dozen ...

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  • Gray helps Rice remain in NCAAs with 13-6 win over TSU
Gray helps Rice remain in NCAAs with 13-6 win over TSU

TSU starter Anthony Martinez (4-4) received the loss. Papierski and Watson each drove in four runs. The Blue Hens (34-22) will face the loser in an elimination game. Cole Freemen doubled, tripled and scored three times. Rice's Dayne Wunderlich had three hits, including a homer that made it 3-3 in the fifth. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.

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  • Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout
Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout

The employee said that 55-year-old Antonio Geraldo Rodriguez told her over the phone that she needed to send an ambulance. At 5 p.m., police found him at a Stripes Convenience Store parking lot located at 5301 McPherson Road. 'We ask the community for prayers for the officers and their families, ' Baeza said, according to the Morning Times. Polic...

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  • Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe
Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

He says he and his wife will be empty nesters soon and it seems like time to turn a page. In a press conference Thursday morning, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said a special election to replace Chaffetz could leave the office vacant for anywhere from two to four months.

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  • Mom of slain Portland light-rail train passenger writes Trump
Mom of slain Portland light-rail train passenger writes Trump

Prior to his attacks against the three train passengers, Christian was perhaps best known for his participation in an April "Free Speech" march in Portland . "Like, I don't know what to do after that, you know". Another man stabbed while defending the girls watched from the front row at the suspect's hearing.

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  • WH says Israel peace hopes sparked embassy delay
WH says Israel peace hopes sparked embassy delay

On the peace process level, Al-Omari said that a second reason for Trump's restraint was that moving the embassy "would make resuming the peace talks practically impossible" at a time when Washington is attempting to jumpstart direct talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians stalled since 2013.

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  • NHL: Pens might not have Bonino for Game 3
NHL: Pens might not have Bonino for Game 3

ET/7 p.m. CT). The last two wins necessary to become the first back-to-back champs in almost two decades will be perhaps the toughest games the Penguins will play during the Sidney Crosby era. The scene around the Bridgestone Arena and in downtown is nearly bedlam. The Predators have tapped a star to sing the national anthem before each playo...

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  • London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians
London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

Embassy in London and follow Department of State guidance". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeted: "Brutal and shocking incidents reported in London ". He saw at least six people on the ground after the van veered on and off the pavement. Roberts said he heard what sounded like gunshots about 10 minutes later.

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  • Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement
Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

And major companies have said they will carry on cutting emissions regardless of what the current White House incumbent thinks. "Amazon continues to support the Paris climate agreement and action on climate change", Amazon spokesperson Melanie Janin said in an email.

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  • Dodgers pitcher Kershaw joins 2000 strikeout club
Dodgers pitcher Kershaw joins 2000 strikeout club

A Cody Bellinger solo home run broke a 1-1 tie, giving the Dodgers the lead in the 12th. Yasiel Puig hit into a run-scoring forceout in the eighth, and the Dodgers loaded the bases with one out in the ninth against Torres (2-4). Jimmy Nelson struck out 11 over eight shutout innings for Milwaukee. Hill held the Cardinals to one run over ...

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  • Erie County Seeks to Hold Itself to Paris Climate Agreement
Erie County Seeks to Hold Itself to Paris Climate Agreement

I think they applauded because they knew it was going to put this country at an economic disadvantage", he said. Brown is about to begin a trip to China to discuss emissions-reduction policies with other leaders and has promised to fill the void left by the Trump administration.

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  • Spelling Aces Advance Toward $40K Prize
Spelling Aces Advance Toward $40K Prize

Cumulative scores from spellers' written preliminary test on Tuesday morning and Wednesday's two on-stage spelling rounds determined the finalists. Today, it's used more within Christian theology to describe the free will that allows people to accept or reject salvation.

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  • 'March For Truth': Ex-Obama White House Stars, Liberal Heavyweights Eye Trump
'March For Truth': Ex-Obama White House Stars, Liberal Heavyweights Eye Trump

Their objectives as outlined on Twitter call for an independent commission, which must operate with "transparency", to investigate ties between Trump and Russian Federation. Christi Branch, a resident of Waynesboro, Virginia, said she drove three hours to Washington to support the President. The American people have a right to get a full accounting...

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  • Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision
Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

Under the Paris accord, the USA sent some $1 billion to the Green Climate Fund that is guided by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change - the body that coordinates worldwide climate policy. Of course, when the newly appointed Trump Administration declared their interest in withdrawing "for economic growth in America", the tech giant ...

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  • Nissan unveils new Micra
Nissan unveils new Micra

After repeatedly posting teaser images on social media, Nissan has finally launched the 2017 Micra in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2017 Nissan Micra has been launched in India in 6 variants with an option of 1.2-litre petrol engine and 1.5-litre diesel engine versions. Here are the variant-wise ...

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  • Illinois Legislature Ends Session (Yet Again) Without A Budget
Illinois Legislature Ends Session (Yet Again) Without A Budget

Major rating agencies, which have pushed IL down the credit scale six times to a level two steps above junk since Rauner took office in January 2015, have signaled more downgrades are possible. Madigan's budget negotiator, Chicago Democrat Greg Harris, says there is reluctance to act on the $37 billion budget proposal that the Illinois Senate app...

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  • Merkel stresses US ties after Trump tweet
Merkel stresses US ties after Trump tweet

Merkel said she reached that conclusion after the G7 and NATO Summits, in which Trump took part and during which the differences between the policies of the new USA administration and its allies in Europe and elsewhere became patently obvious.

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  • Tulsa cop Betty Shelby found not guilty of manslaughter
Tulsa cop Betty Shelby found not guilty of manslaughter

Police claimed Mr Crutcher approached the auto but failed to listen to their commands. The defense has maintained the left-front window was open, while the Crutcher family has cited the helicopter video as showing the window was closed. They said Crutcher overreacted. "He was not an immediate threat", Crutcher's sister, Tiffany, said after the ...

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  • Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate June 8
Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate June 8

Although Comey is unlikely to discuss the details of the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, CNN reports that he seems eager to discuss his interactions with Trump leading up to his firing , a move that led many to believe that the president was intentionally attempting to obstru...

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  • Girls testify about abuse by man who got them as a 'gift'
Girls testify about abuse by man who got them as a 'gift'

Authorities allege the Feasterville man fathered two children with one of the girls, who they allege had been "gifted" to him by her parents because he helped them financially. The mother testified when she saw Kaplan taking her daughters to bed, she believed he was teaching them how to live in the outside world and that it was meant to be, reports...

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  • US auto sales fall for fifth straight month in May
US auto sales fall for fifth straight month in May

Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. Ford Motor Company ( NYSE F ) traded down 0.6345% on Monday, reaching $11.3376. Credit Suisse upgraded General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) rating on Friday, July 24. F-Series truck sales totaled 76,027 last month, up 12.8 percent from May 2016.

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  • Actress Julianne Moore urges Americans to mark gun violence awareness day
Actress Julianne Moore urges Americans to mark gun violence awareness day

Finally, we'd be remiss if we didn't mention some folks who aren't wearing orange but chose instead to use their voices in another way - by participating in a pop/rock concept album called GUNS . It is a time of celebration of what we have accomplished and a recognition of all we still have to do. Working closely with Burke County Sheriff's Offi...

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