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East Timor and Australia sign maritime boundary treaty in NY

East Timor and Australia sign maritime boundary treaty in NY

The new treaty ends a long conflict between Australia and East Timor, which became independent from Indonesia in 2002. Guterres congratulated the two countries for their joint efforts to achieve a m...

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Ex-Obama Officials Face Off In Democratic Primary In Texas

Ex-Obama Officials Face Off In Democratic Primary In Texas

Experts say the case will most likely end in Democrats' favor. Cruz still has the edge for re-election, but O'Rourke has been mounting a surprisingly strong campaign and gaining attention. "I want t...

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Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere'

Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere'

It's a fraction of what it once was. During a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven , the president told reporters that "everybody" wants to work in his White House. Pr...

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White House's top economic advisor Gary Cohn steps down

White House's top economic advisor Gary Cohn steps down

President Donald Trump is flanked by members of his administration, including Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn , far left, as he speaks in August about the violence, injuries and...

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Top Trump Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Leaving the White House

Top Trump Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Leaving the White House

Cohn's departure is merely the latest from the Trump administration and comes amid a disagreement over the president's promised steel and aluminum tariffs , which Cohn opposes. A source close to Cohn...

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Statewide tornado drill offers a reminder of the importance of preparedness

Statewide tornado drill offers a reminder of the importance of preparedness

Like most things, is crucial when it comes to severe weather. A test tornado warning will be issued for all IL counties and will be broadcast on NOAA Weather Radio with a tone alarm. Over the years,...

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Daylight Saving Time 2018: When and Why?

Daylight Saving Time 2018: When and Why?

Thankfully, most phones and smart devices automatically adjust to time changes. The Senate voted 33-2 to send a bill to Gov. Rick Scott to ask the U.S. In 1973, President Nixon signed the Emerge...

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Trump To Discuss Gun Violence & School Shootings With Video Game Association

Trump To Discuss Gun Violence & School Shootings With Video Game Association

Another example is from 2015 where the American Psychological found a link between violent video games and increase in aggression, but had failed to find sufficient evidence to link criminal violenc...

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U.S. intelligence chief 'skeptical' on NKorea talks offer

U.S. intelligence chief 'skeptical' on NKorea talks offer

The Director of National Intelligence was grilled by senators from both sides of the aisle about the apparent reluctance on the part of the Trump administration to respond forcefully to efforts by Rus...

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Sessions to make major announcement on sanctuaries

Sessions to make major announcement on sanctuaries

Politico reported Tuesday that the suit will focus on three laws passed within the California state legislature past year in opposition to President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on undocumented i...

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13-year-old upset over breakup brings Taser to Richland school

13-year-old upset over breakup brings Taser to Richland school

A Gothenburg High School student was cited for making terroristic threats after he allegedly threatened students and teachers at the school. School officials then found the Taser tucked into his b...

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House approves controversial medical aid-in-dying bill, sending it to Senate

House approves controversial medical aid-in-dying bill, sending it to Senate

Currently, 16- and 17-year-olds can marry with a parent's permission, and a girl under 16 can marry if she is pregnant and going to Wednesday the father of the baby. But given the unanimous vote and c...

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US House speaker urges Donald Trump to drop new tariffs plan

US House speaker urges Donald Trump to drop new tariffs plan

Trump spoke shortly after a spokeswoman for House Speaker Ryan said the GOP leader was "extremely worried" about the tariffs setting off a trade war and had urged the White House "to not advance wit...

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Lower China budget deficit does not mean less government spending - finance official

Lower China budget deficit does not mean less government spending - finance official

Efforts to promote domestic consumption and reduce reliance on trade and investment are making progress, and consumption could account for more than 60 percent of growth this year, He Lifeng, ch...

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UK Raises Prospect of Sanctions If Russia Poisoned Former Spy

UK Raises Prospect of Sanctions If Russia Poisoned Former Spy

A major incident has been declared at Salisbury District Hospital but patients are advised to attend appointments as normal unless advised otherwise. "The spy inflicted considerable damage to the de...

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Dad's punishment for 'bully' son, 10, divides opinion

Dad's punishment for 'bully' son, 10, divides opinion

Bryan adds: 'Therefore, he has to now run to school, we're right about one mile from the school so all week he's got the experience of running'. Yesterday he was apparently a little rude for Michelle ...

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Italy's anti-immigrant League hails unprecedented results in elections

Italy's anti-immigrant League hails unprecedented results in elections

Shockingly, a third of Italy's youth are unemployed - almost twice the European Union average - and there is high public debt, two indexes of a sluggish economy. With a newly-invigorated, truly-left...

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Morocco's king condemns terror attacks in Burkina Faso

Morocco's king condemns terror attacks in Burkina Faso

Security was reinforced on Saturday near strategic sites in Ouagadougou as Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba, flanked by ministers from his government, toured the army headquarters and the French embass...

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Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing in Myanmar continues'

Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing in Myanmar continues'

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has expressed concerned about the safety of a group of vulnerable Rohingya women, men and children from Myanmar , who have been living in a so-called "no man's land" n...

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Watch as Vladimir Putin plays football with FIFA's Gianni Infantino

Watch as Vladimir Putin plays football with FIFA's Gianni Infantino

Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino displayed their football skills in the Kremlin, RIA Novosti reports. The footage also features retired Mexican goalkeeper and s...

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(SBUX) Stake Lifted by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co

Jacobi Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Starbucks by 6.9% during the second quarter. The institutional investor held 9,776 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q3, val...

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May: Government looking at US-Canada border in search for Brexit solution

May: Government looking at US-Canada border in search for Brexit solution

The issue of the border is one of the most complex problems to be resolved in the Brexit process and Mrs May said the British Government was examining examples from around the world. -Canada border ...

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US Announces Major Interest In Nigeria's 2019 Elections

US Announces Major Interest In Nigeria's 2019 Elections

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's eight-day visit to Africa is seen as an attempt to counter China's influence on the continent. Another area of interest is how the USA assist African countries p...

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Pakistan committed to objectives of SAARC Charter: PM

Pakistan committed to objectives of SAARC Charter: PM

In a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his Nepalese counterpart Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, particular focus was laid on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and China's Belt an...

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Solgen asks SC to oust Sereno; Files quo warranto petition

Solgen asks SC to oust Sereno; Files quo warranto petition

But some key members of the House Committee on Justice, which is now tackling the impeachment complaint against Sereno, warned of a constitutional crisis if the SC acts on the quo warranto case and ...

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How Gary Cohn got overruled on Trump's tariffs

How Gary Cohn got overruled on Trump's tariffs

Pelosi says 200 lawmakers signed onto legislation expanding background checks for gun buyers. But in the politics of gun control, even those who say the least have considerable sway. "I think the pr...

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Oil prices rise on expected growing demand

Oil prices rise on expected growing demand

US President Donald Trump's planned 25% import tariff on steel is a gift to Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec ) and Russian Federation. As you recall, a few years ago, OPEC me...

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Florida School Safety Bill Heads To House

Florida School Safety Bill Heads To House

That talk will have to begin earlier if teachers are allowed to be armed, he predicted. Many Democrats think the bill didn't go far enough because it doesn't include a ban on assault-style rifles ...

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Arkansas becomes third state to require Medicaid recipients to work

Arkansas becomes third state to require Medicaid recipients to work

Prior to Arkansas, work requirements for Medicaid were approved in IN and Kentucky . While not all of them are states that expanded Medicaid, eight other states have waivers for Medicaid work r...

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RSS trying to start a riot in Bengal: Mamata

RSS trying to start a riot in Bengal: Mamata

If Trinamool Congress activists had been arrested, I would have mentioned them as well", said the Trinamool Congress supremo. Condemning the pulling down of the Russian revolutionary's statue, the c...

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