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Senate approves 'right to try' legislation barring federal intervention in state laws Senate approves 'right to try' legislation barring federal intervention in state laws
- August 04, 2017

The legislation, from Sen. It would authorize patients diagnosed with life-ending illnesses to use unapproved medications-so long as they have undergone early testing on humans and are under continual evaluation. It is an updated version of a January bill Johnson reintroduced after making the issue a priority on the campaign trail past year. The Senate passed 94-1 Thursday (Aug. (more...)
Palace: Duterte won't meddle in impeach raps vs Sereno Palace: Duterte won't meddle in impeach raps vs Sereno
- August 04, 2017

And of course, we stand by that the President respects the separation of power of each of our government agencies. The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption and the Vanguards of the Philippines Inc. Gadon also accused Sereno of violating the Constitution when she manipulated the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council to exclude then Solicitor General Francis H. (more...)
Taiwan fraud suspects deported to China from Indonesia: MOFA Taiwan fraud suspects deported to China from Indonesia: MOFA
- August 04, 2017

Forcibly sending Taiwanese nationals to the Chinese mainland "completely ignores goodwill and appeals from our side", said Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, a cabinet-level administrative agency under the central government's executive branch. (more...)
3 shot at popular San Francisco park 3 shot at popular San Francisco park
- August 04, 2017

Police did not give any other information, but Twitter users say they heard multiple gunshots and saw people running from the park. Breaking - 3 people shot at Dolores Park in SF. This is one of the most popular parks in the city, right between the Castro and the Mission districts. All three victims were being transported to a hospital, but their conditions were not immediately available. (more...)
Podesta: I Lose Sleep 'Every Night' Over Losing Electoral College To Trump Podesta: I Lose Sleep 'Every Night' Over Losing Electoral College To Trump
- August 04, 2017

When asked by CNN's Alisyn Camerota about President Trump continuing to bring up Hillary Clinton, despite already beating her in the presidential race, Podesta said , "It's unprecedented". "They like to say there's no crime. Those are crimes committed by the Russians and now we know that at a minimum, (Trump campaign staff) were encouraging them to use the fruits of those crimes". (more...)
'Wonder Woman' Roller Coaster at Six Flags Will Make History! 'Wonder Woman' Roller Coaster at Six Flags Will Make History!
- August 04, 2017

As the Hollywood Reporter noted, the film, starring Gal Gadot, is the first female-led superhero film in more than a decade, the first superhero movie to be directed by a woman, and the first female superhero to get her own movie in the comic book universe. (more...)
Ex-Greenville City Official Sentenced For Health Care Fraud
- August 04, 2017

As part of his sentence, a Montcalm County Circuit Court judge ordered Reiss to complete his incarceration by reporting to the jail at 6 p.m. Friday and staying until 6 p.m. Authorities say Reiss and his ex-wife Christine Reiss defrauded Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI out of $113,000 over 15 months. Mark Reiss, at right, stands next to his attorney, Curt Benson, during Mark's sentencing for health care fraud Thursday morning in Montcalm County's 8th Judicial Circuit Court. (more...)
Police continue Kansas search for wanted felony suspect Police continue Kansas search for wanted felony suspect
- August 04, 2017

North Newton Police Chief Randy Jordan said that William J. Roberts, 34, a known fugitive with multiple felony warrants out of Colorado , was last seen in the Kechi area, near Woodlawn and 61st Street. Police said on Wednesday night he was wearing a white tank top, black shorts or trousers and he had a green backpack. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately. (more...)
Search Intensifies for White House Communications Director: Who's on the Shortlist
- August 04, 2017

Sources say Lapan is at the top of a shortlist to serve as the White House's top official on communications and promoting the president's agenda. "So we're really hearing really good things about General Kelly ", she says, "and so I'm optimistic". (more...)
Belleville carjacking suspects in custody after bi-state chase Belleville carjacking suspects in custody after bi-state chase
- August 04, 2017

The auto had a Global Positioning System unit inside, and law enforcement were able to locate it in the Glen Carbon, Illinois, area Wednesday morning, according to St. The suspects apparently got in a different vehicle, that of a family member who may not have known police were looking for them, authorities said. Authorities say it began when two men took a 2009 Pontiac G8 from a woman at gunpoint Tuesday night. (more...)
Tillerson won't meet North Korea envoy at Asia talks
- August 04, 2017

In all, six sets of United Nations sanctions have been imposed on North Korea since it first tested an atomic device in 2006, but two resolutions adopted a year ago significantly toughened the sanctions regime. In a notice posted to the federal register , the State Department said beginning September 1 USA passports will be invalid for travel to or within North Korea , with rare exceptions possibly granted to journalists and aid workers. (more...)
Man struck, killed girlfriend while drunk in Seaford Man struck, killed girlfriend while drunk in Seaford
- August 04, 2017

She worked there as a bartender a few days a week. "During their experience in the restaurant they had a verbal argument and it continued out into the parking lot where he tried to leave and leave her behind", Detective Lt. Savinetti returned to the restaurant, and found first responders still administering CPR to the doomed girlfriend, the complaint said. According to her Facebook profile, his girlfriend handled bookings for the band. (more...)
Ex-MSU basketball's Keith Appling sentenced in court
- August 04, 2017

A Wayne County judge followed the sentence agreement and sentenced Appling to one year in Wayne County Jail and five years of probation. It was the third time Appling faced charges over a four-month period past year. Appling was driving a blue 2013 Dodge Challenger around 9:10 p.m. when police officers from the Detroit Police Department's tactical response unit allegedly saw the car's driver commit a traffic violation in the area of Russell at East Seven Mile, according to police. (more...)
Ex-Bridgeport teacher arrested on more sex assault charges Ex-Bridgeport teacher arrested on more sex assault charges
- August 04, 2017

She told police they had sex " a handful of times ". In court paperwork, "victim two" allegedly told police that: "The next day he goes to school and Mrs. The student said he began to suspect that one of his classmates was engaging in inappropriate relations with Ramos. Authorities were notified of the second special education student when he said in late June that he had also had sex with Ramos. (more...)
Fire breaks out at The Torch Tower Fire breaks out at The Torch Tower
- August 04, 2017

The Marina Torch building, otherwise known as the Torch building, stands at 1,142 ft tall. The waterfront tower consists of six retail spaces and 676 residential apartments. Civil defence officials have "successfully evacuated" the building and are now working to bring the fire under control, Dubai's authorities say. Probers have noted that most of the big fires that have hit Dubai high-rises in recent years have spread rapidly, mostly due to flammable material used in cladding, a ... (more...)
Authorities announce charges in case of slain Sgt. Collin Rose Authorities announce charges in case of slain Sgt. Collin Rose
- August 04, 2017

Craig said in March there was DNA linking Durham to the fatal shooting. FILE - This undated file photo provided by Wayne State University shows university police officer Collin Rose, who died after being shot in the head while on patrol near a university campus in Detroit on November. (more...)
Intense tropical wave near Africa; 60% chance of development Intense tropical wave near Africa; 60% chance of development
- August 04, 2017

The disturbance near Venezuela may drift into the southern Gulf, with a medium chance of forming into a tropical depression . Now the National Hurricane Center (NHC ) gives this system a 20% chance of developing over the next 5 days.pressures are relatively high around the disturbance with no discernible circulation noted as of late Thursday afternoon. (more...)
Police arrest Aurora bank machine robber Police arrest Aurora bank machine robber
- August 04, 2017

The incident occurred on July 31 around 7:30.at a bank located in the area of Yonge St. and Wellington. It's alleged a man approached her and tried to grab her money. "I thought of the cameras and I wanted to try and get a picture of his face because it's no good if I don't get his face". Security video was released yesterday, showing an 81 year old woman withdrawing money, then getting attacked. (more...)
Outgoing Port Authority chief Pat Foye to be MTA president Outgoing Port Authority chief Pat Foye to be MTA president
- August 04, 2017

Lhota also announced that Veronique Hakim , now the MTA's interim executive director, will serve as the organization's managing director. She was previously the head of New Jersey Transit and executive director of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority . (more...)
Gorka: Trump Twitter Feed Can Put Pressure on China
- August 04, 2017

President Trump has been critical of China for not using leverage within its means to pressure North Korea, and Schumer's request , which would block Chinese company efforts to establish control of usa companies presently being reviewed by the Committee, aims to drive Beijing to take stronger action by wielding its perceived influence over North Korea. (more...)
'You're worse than I am' the infamous Trump-Turnbull call leaked 'You're worse than I am' the infamous Trump-Turnbull call leaked
- August 04, 2017

In private, Trump tells the Mexican leader to stop reminding voters of a promise the new president can not fulfill. The topic of cookies, another business Trump gave airtime to during the presidential debates of 2016 popped up too. I think it is a awful deal, a disgusting deal that I would have never made. The President also boasted of his electoral victory, "They said I had no way to 270 and I got 306 (electoral colleges) and spoke in his trademark blunt style throughout the ... (more...)
The majority of Harvard's incoming class is nonwhite The majority of Harvard's incoming class is nonwhite
- August 04, 2017

A recent New York Times article said that the Justice Department, led by Jeff Sessions, was hiring lawyers to investigate and litigate affirmative action policies on college and university campuses. "They're nervous, and this will make them more nervous", Carnevale said. "I'm delighted that the Trump administration is doing this". On Wednesday, several universities in MA defended their admissions practices and said they meet legal requirements. (more...)
Plane passenger spots man texting about exploiting children Plane passenger spots man texting about exploiting children
- August 04, 2017

A passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight to San Jose was busted on suspicion of attempted child molestation after a woman sitting in a row behind him read suspicious large-font texts he was composing on his smartphone and tipped off the flight crew, officials said Thursday. (more...)
Tsukiji fish market battles blaze Tsukiji fish market battles blaze
- August 04, 2017

The fire broke out in the afternoon, and some 44 fire trucks were on the scene. The cause was not immediately known. The fire was in Tsukiji's "outer" market, an area packed with informal restaurants where tourists can tuck into fresh seafood plates and sushi. (more...)
'Sugardaddy' seeking 'sugarbaby' banned from Florida beach 'Sugardaddy' seeking 'sugarbaby' banned from Florida beach
- August 04, 2017

The report said that Basaraba then told the underage girl "you would be ideal". The girl told officials the man handed her 18-year-old friend the business card while they were at the beach. The man claims that most of the people he met on the beach thought the shirt and cards were amusing. Basaraba, a retired engineer, lost his wife of 37 years in 2003 and never remarried. (more...)
Court allows Democratic states to defend Obamacare subsidy payments
- August 04, 2017

Those levels coincide with how much an individual is expected to pay, so a bronze plan covers about 60 percent of a customer's health care costs, with relatively low monthly premiums, while a platinum plan will cost more each month but pay 90 percent of total health costs. (more...)
El Paso County teens killed execution style, arrest affidavit says El Paso County teens killed execution style, arrest affidavit says
- August 04, 2017

A different witness told police that one of the five co-defendants charged with murder told her he was going to kill one of the teens over a purse that went missing during a party. "Diablo" (Garcia-Bravo) did one and I did the other". Romero later told police that she believed if she hadn't asked for Partida to be beaten up in the first place, that Partida-and Greer, by extension-would still be alive. (more...)
New York City to Crush Ton of Ivory in Central Park New York City to Crush Ton of Ivory in Central Park
- August 04, 2017

Wildlife organization TRAFFIC says New York's new law has dropped it from first to third among the leading markets for illegal ivory in the United States. USA federal officials, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance and New York Republican Congressman Dan Donovan were among the hundreds of supporters who attended the event. (more...)
US Senate Too Divided to Keep Pushing for Healthcare, Senator Says
- August 04, 2017

House. In an order , the court says the states have "demonstrated the appropriateness of their intervention". That's the last day for insurance companies to sign contracts to provide coverage on the individual market for 2018. "It's time for new leadership in Washington ", the ad reads. So what happens if Trump decides to end these payments? Though many senators on both sides of the aisle told TPM they support the concept of appropriating the CSR funding, passing a bill will ... (more...)
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of the GTA Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of the GTA
- August 04, 2017

The weather agency says it's now tracking a storm capable of producing strong wind gusts, nickel-size hail and heavy rain. "Severity wise they will not be the same", said David Stark, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service . "Thunderstorms extending from Brampton across Caledon to near Orangeville contain torrential downpours which may give a quick 25 to 50 mm of rain", Environment Canada says. (more...)

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