• Kris Kobach Claims Voter Fraud in New Hampshire
Kris Kobach Claims Voter Fraud in New Hampshire

Twenty states have sent in data, Kobach noted. In a column last week for Breitbart , the Kansas Secretary of State declared that voter fraud tipped the scales in the election a year ago in New Hampshire . However, this year, another Republican, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu tightened the voter registration laws, requiring proof of residence...

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  • South Korea Conducts 'Stealth' Cruise Missile Test
South Korea Conducts 'Stealth' Cruise Missile Test

But the, uh, "Peace Committee" spokesperson didn't stop there: "The four islands of the [Japanese] archipelago should be sunken into the sea by the nuclear bomb of Juche", the spokesperson continued, referring to the country's "self-reliance" ideology.

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  • Boy and his parents die after falling into volcanic crater in Italy
Boy and his parents die after falling into volcanic crater in Italy

The father, 45, died while attempting to rescue them. The couple's second son, seven-year-old Alessio, survived after scrambling back to safety. "I continue to think about that family and that poor baby crying and asking for help". The longtime-owner of a nearby bar said he had never witnessed a similar incident. An 11-year-old boy slipped into...

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  • Sanders' single-payer plan pits 2020 hopefuls against Dem leaders
Sanders' single-payer plan pits 2020 hopefuls against Dem leaders

His single-payer proposal envisions a system in which Americans pay nothing when they visit the hospital or a doctor - where there are no copayments for dentist visits, eyeglasses, or emergency room trips. The socialist senator is unveiling a bill today that has the support of more than half the Democrats on Capitol Hill. It represents a big sh...

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  • More than 100 'very serious prisoners' escape in hurricane
More than 100 'very serious prisoners' escape in hurricane

The Government has sent nearly 1000 military personnel after more than half a million Britons found themselves in the path of Hurricane Irma . "We are very fortunate to have a strong cellar built into Necker's Great House and were very lucky all of our teams who stayed on the Island during the storm are safe and well", Branson said.

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  • Florida nursing home deaths increase Irma's toll, and raise questions
Florida nursing home deaths increase Irma's toll, and raise questions

The local officials said , the hurricane has taken the lives of five people at South Florida nursing home, the nursing home was without air conditioning. In the dark: According to state officials, more than 50,000 customers were without power in Monroe County , which includes the Keys . Jon says that "apparently the facility lost some, but no...

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  • LGBTQ rights icon Edie Windsor passes away at age 88
LGBTQ rights icon Edie Windsor passes away at age 88

Roberta Kaplan , Windsor's lawyer in her landmark Supreme Court case, remembers her as a "true American hero". On the day of oral arguments of her case in 2013, Windsor famously appeared before the media on the steps of the Supreme Court with an iconic pink scarf that flew in the wind .

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  • Treasury Secretary Mnuchin calls Equifax breach 'unfortunate'
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin calls Equifax breach 'unfortunate'

The administration has planned to pass a tax overhaul with only Republican votes. Mnuchin also repeated that Trump is committed to eliminating the special tax treatment of carried interest-but not for all the investment firms that make use of it.

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  • US Hurricanes Affecting Oil Prices, Saudi Could Cut Output
US Hurricanes Affecting Oil Prices, Saudi Could Cut Output

So far, this year, production has increased by 734,000 barrels per day. Commenting on the impact on oil production of hurricane Harvey, OPEC said "the USA energy industry appears to be rebounding quickly". Brent crude oil futures for November delivery LCOc1 were down 66 cents at $53.12 a barrel while benchmark U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude C...

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  • Hurricane Irma: Charlotte County shelters are full, more opened in Sarasota County
Hurricane Irma: Charlotte County shelters are full, more opened in Sarasota County

Several people posted photos of the animals that were stuck on the shore Sunday during an usually low tide created just before the hurricane made its way up the Florida coast and slammed into the Sarasota region. "We actually reached out to some friends who work for the county that ended up going out there and rescuing them", Michael Sechler, o...

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  • Google will appeal €2.9bn European Union fine
Google will appeal €2.9bn European Union fine

The company declined to give further details of its appeal. The EU competition enforcer will defend its decision in court, a spokesman said. The fine was the largest penalty ever issued by the regulator, which also said the firm could face more fines if it continued its practices.

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  • Trump says will discuss military issues, Qatar with Kuwait's emir
Trump says will discuss military issues, Qatar with Kuwait's emir

He applauded Kuwait's "critical contributions to regional stability" and repeated an offer to mediate himself, particularly between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Although Qatar has rejected some of them out of hand, Sheikh Sabah said he believed negotiations were possible. Trump acknowledged that previous administrations had come close to...

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  • Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami
Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami

And because those cranes weren't created to withstand a storm of Irma's ferocity, city officials are telling people who live in the shadows of the giant lifting devices to leave. Abby Ape lives near where the crane collapsed in downtown Miami . Now, we have seen that one has cracked and fallen in the downtown area. Officials urged people in bu...

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  • President Urges Vigilance as Irma Approaches Southern Florida
President Urges Vigilance as Irma Approaches Southern Florida

As Hurricane Irma approached Florida on Saturday, President Donald Trump and members of his cabinet met at Camp David for an update on the storm delivered by Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security . "We're doing everything possible to help save lives and support those in need". A White House official said that...

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  • Detroit Lions cage the Arizona Cardinals, 35-23
Detroit Lions cage the Arizona Cardinals, 35-23

The Lions limited opposing quarterback Carson Palmer to 269 passing yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. Detroit Lions fans have seen some ugly football, but the first quarter of the Lions' 2017 regular season was brutal even by Detroit standards.

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  • Katia Strengthens with Strong Winds and Rains off Mexico
Katia Strengthens with Strong Winds and Rains off Mexico

Katia has moved into Mexico, now as a Tropical Storm packing 45 miles per hour winds. The storm was expected to weaken rapidly over the next day, the NHC said. Officials in Veracruz said Katia could cause landslides and flooding , and urged people living below hills and slopes to be prepared to evacuate. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...

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  • Holes in Huskers defense, Lee INTs lead Ducks to large halftime lead
Holes in Huskers defense, Lee INTs lead Ducks to large halftime lead

The Huskers haven't lost to the Ducks since - but all of the meetings were in Lincoln . The game was worrisome from the first snap, and when the Ducks' sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert connected with his receiver in the end zone with only 1:18 off the clock, worry turned to dread.

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  • Brewers playoff hopes take hit with Jimmy Nelson lost for season
Brewers playoff hopes take hit with Jimmy Nelson lost for season

With four doubles at Pittsburgh earlier this week, Kris Bryant became just the second third baseman all-time to record at least 60 extra-base hits in each of his three career Major League Baseball seasons (based on primary position in first three seasons).

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  • Minnesota firefighters help fight western wildfires
Minnesota firefighters help fight western wildfires

Some evacuation orders have been lifted in populated areas near Montana wildfires but many are still burning and officials said residents should be prepared for some of to last for at least another month. "I have to be frank, growing up on both sides, I found it hard to imagine until it happened a week ago, when the Eagle Creek Fire raced to the we...

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  • US House sends self-driving vehicle bill to the Senate
US House sends self-driving vehicle bill to the Senate

The House bill only applies to passenger cars and light trucks. Section 5 of the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution - SELF DRIVE - Act states [ pdf ] that no highly or partly automated vehicles can be sold in the USA without a detailed cyber security plan.

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  • Jose strengthens into hurricane in Atlantic Ocean
Jose strengthens into hurricane in Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Jose has formed in the Atlantic, Hurricane Jose was lying about 1,140 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Islands which is located in the eastern Caribbean region. Current models show the weakening Irma stalling out over Tennessee and Kentucky by Tuesday when the furthest arm of the storm brings rains and the potential for some gusty winds...

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  • Pope Francis Urges Colombia to Seize 'Second Chance'
Pope Francis Urges Colombia to Seize 'Second Chance'

As part of the peace agreement, the government agreed with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( FARC ) to distribute more land and land titles to poor rural communities and to invest and bring development to war-torn areas. Former President Alvaro Uribe, a fierce opponent of the peace deal, wrote a letter to the pope Tuesday expressing conc...

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  • With an eye on 120+ target, Amit Shah begins groundwork
With an eye on 120+ target, Amit Shah begins groundwork

The NEDA is a political coalition that was formed on May 24, 2016 by the BJP, along with regional political parties like the Naga People's Front, the Sikkim Democratic Front, the People's Party of Arunachal, the Asom Gana Parishad and the Bodoland People's Front in north-east India.

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  • Polk County Sheriff: Sex offenders not allowed in Hurricane Irma shelters
Polk County Sheriff: Sex offenders not allowed in Hurricane Irma shelters

The sheriff said the same goes for any criminals who have arrest warrants out for them. 'This could easily be the most costly storm in U.S. history, which is saying a lot considering what just happened two weeks ago, ' said Brian McNoldy, a hurricane researcher at the University of Miami.

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  • Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government
Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government

After an angry August that Trump spent lobbing attacks at fellow Republicans, specifically targeting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the failure of health care legislation, the president wasted little time once Congress came back this week in demonstrating his disdain for the GOP House and Senate leaders charged with shepherding his agen...

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  • Britain's Bell Pottinger explores sale options after S. Africa scandal
Britain's Bell Pottinger explores sale options after S. Africa scandal

The DA alleged that Bell Pottinger had "exploited racial divisions on behalf of the Gupta family ". A source told The Guardian UK that a number of senior figures in the company who have directly brought money into the firm have also quit.

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  • US House approves $8 bln in initial Hurricane Harvey relief
US House approves $8 bln in initial Hurricane Harvey relief

The lower chamber passed the bill by a 419-3 vote. That would mean the House would need to vote again on the changed bill before it could be sent to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature. Senate Republicans do want a debt ceiling increase tied to Harvey aid. Linking the two would help Congress finish two items off its check...

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  • Media fraternity seeks speedy inquiry into Gauri Lankesh's killing
Media fraternity seeks speedy inquiry into Gauri Lankesh's killing

Several social organisations, writers and journalists unions have strongly condemned the assassination of the 55-year-old journalist at her residence in Bengaluru on Tuesday night by unidentified assailants, who fired at her at point-blank range.

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  • National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005
National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005

The average price Tuesday in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice metro area was $2.66, up 3 cents from the day before and 37 cents from a week ago, AAA data show. This forced the company to shut down portions of the system that pumps more than 3 million barrels of fuel from Texas to New Jersey, which provides 40 percent of the east coast's fuel.

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  • Thomas trumps Spieth at Dell Championship: in the bag
Thomas trumps Spieth at Dell Championship: in the bag

And they continue to go back and forth, the most recent edition a final-round shootout at the Dell Technologies Championship that did what so rarely happens in sports - exceed expectations. For so long the duo had been defined competitively by a rivalry that suddenly seemed heavily one-sided. "It's just now we're at the top level you can get, and...

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