Thursday October 19-th, 2017

Rauner promises veto for school funding bill Rauner promises veto for school funding bill

Wallace says if the bill is vetoed and they can't override it, there will be over 120 school districts in IL that can't open this year. "They inserted a pension bail out for the city of Chicago inside that school funding bill", said Rauner.

Call to report claims of general election double-voting to police Call to report claims of general election double-voting to police

Trump charged without evidence a year ago that millions voted unlawfully in the November presidential election, despite numerous studies showing voter fraud is rare in US elections. The Commission requested in late June that every state turn over ext...

1662 killed, 3581 injured in Afghanistan in 6 months 1662 killed, 3581 injured in Afghanistan in 6 months

The UN body said it was the worst such attack in Afghanistan since 2001 when the USA invasion of the country ended. Who's responsible for civilian deaths? UNAMA said the figures represented a 21 percent decrease compared to a year ago and welco...

Jordanian Sentenced to Life for Killing 3 American Military Trainers Jordanian Sentenced to Life for Killing 3 American Military Trainers

The military court in Amman found 39-year-old Maarik al-Tawaiha guilty of shooting the trainers as they waited to enter the King Faisal base at Al-Jafr in southern Jordan on November 4. The defendant, al-Tuwayha, as well as some other gate guards o...

Death Threat Taped to GOP Sen. Heller's Office Door Death Threat Taped to GOP Sen. Heller's Office Door

The alarm was triggered by motion sensors and there was no forced entry to the building or Heller's office, spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said by phone. Heller is among a handful of Republicans who have come out against the Republican health care ...

Tragic final text from teen killed in bath Tragic final text from teen killed in bath

All it takes is a drop, ' her step mom, Felisha Owens, said. The family of Madison Coe , 14, authorized the release of her last image sent via text message before she died while staying with her dad in Lovington, New Mexico . There will be a ball...

Fatal Fury's Geese Howard is Coming to Tekken 7 this Winter Fatal Fury's Geese Howard is Coming to Tekken 7 this Winter

A third guest member, even more character costumes and a new stage are will be added to Tekken 7 in Spring 2018. You can check out some of his combos and judo grabs in the trailer below. No other characters have been confirmed just yet, but it's li...

Beware! Consuming artificial sweeteners may up risk of diabetes Beware! Consuming artificial sweeteners may up risk of diabetes

However, this research from the University of Manitoba in Canada suggests long-term use could have the opposite effect. While the trial-based studies failed to show a consistent effect of artificial sweeteners on weight, the long-tail researches ma...

Australia gets Home Affairs office Australia gets Home Affairs office

The Home Affairs portfolio will be modelled after the UK's Home Office, bringing together ASIO, the AFP, Border Force, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, AUSTRAC and the Office of Transport Security. A 2015 review of Australia's counter...

Merkel ally renews refugee cap demand, but avoids threats Merkel ally renews refugee cap demand, but avoids threats

Mr Schulz said he would push Germany into a period of increased investments and renewed eurozone integration. His Social Democrats gave no specific figure, but said it would be "oriented toward the budget's room for maneuver". "I don't see the main...

New Tekken 7 Character Announced: Geese Howard from Fatal Fury New Tekken 7 Character Announced: Geese Howard from Fatal Fury

As one of the most relevant characters of the SNK universe, he appeared in The King of Fighters games in several roles. Bandai Namco expertly applied his 2-D, projectile-heavy moveset to a fundamentally different 3-D fighting game. Delivering a...

Study Finds Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Weight Gain, Diabetes and Heart Disease Study Finds Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Weight Gain, Diabetes and Heart Disease

It isn't just one study: Researchers from the University of Manitoba's George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation reviewed 37 studies. The authors noted that the studies funded by industry showed a greater likelihood of subjects successfully...

Dutton the big victor, as he's handed new 'super-ministry' Dutton the big victor, as he's handed new 'super-ministry'

However, Mr Turnbull said the change was about staying ahead of the threats against Australia. It will also establish a Home Affairs portfolio of immigration, border protection and domestic security and law enforcement agencies. Eventually, the pro...

Rally in oil prices runs out of steam

Saudi Arabia also increased its production by120,000 barrels per day (bpd) in the same period. Benchmark Brent crude has erased most of the gains it made after OPEC's November deal, dropping 14 percent this year to trade below $49 a barrel on Tue...

S. Korean 'Super rookie' Park Sung-hyun wins U.S. Women's Open S. Korean 'Super rookie' Park Sung-hyun wins U.S. Women's Open

With the victory, Park won her first major title and the 900-thousand USA dollars top prize. Choi birdied the 15th hole, aside President Donald Trump's private box, to gain a share of the lead with Sung Hyun Park, but Choi watched that good work ...

Mike Lee, Jerry Moran Will Oppose Senate Health Bill Mike Lee, Jerry Moran Will Oppose Senate Health Bill

Moran went on to say his goal remains to repeal and replace Obamacare but the closed-door process has yielded the BCRA, which fails to repeal the Affordable Care Act or address health care's rising costs. Shortly afterward, President Trump wrote ,...

Health bill misses point of insurance Health bill misses point of insurance

McCain, 80, recently underwent an operation to remove a blood clot from above his left eye, and his doctors have reportedly advised him to stay home while he recovers. The unpopular bill's vote is so tight that McCain's absence would be its ruin. . ...

Pakistan's Opposition calls on top court to oust Sharif Pakistan's Opposition calls on top court to oust Sharif

They also stated that interrogators behaved in a partial manner and pleaded with the court to discard the inquiry report. The final verdict was split 3-2 among the five-judge bench, with two dissenting notes from Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice ...

Homeland Security to allow 15000 more visas for seasonal workers Homeland Security to allow 15000 more visas for seasonal workers

Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), who said in June that he spoken with Kelly and "stressed the need for DHS to address the H-2B visa shortage to help the small businesses across the nation that need them to keep their doors open". "While resorts may rely on vi...

Teenager arrested after five hurt in London acid attacks Teenager arrested after five hurt in London acid attacks

Police in London have arrested a teenager following a spate of robberies that involved two suspects riding around on stolen mopeds attacking victims with acid . Police described at least one of the facial injuries as 'life-changing'. Officers ...

Szczesny arrives to seal Juventus switch Szczesny arrives to seal Juventus switch

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny arrives in Italy to finalise a reported £13m move to Juventus . The Polish global, who joined the Gooners in 2006, has spent the past two seasons on loan at Roma . He was a regular starter in the Italian ca...

Adult websites to introduce age checks by April 2018 Adult websites to introduce age checks by April 2018

Some are also anxious that this age verification system will leave people more vulnerable because companies will have data about those using the sites. Numerous experts claim that children who have been exposed to online pornography can have damaged ...

HBO releases photo of Al Pacino as Joe Paterno HBO releases photo of Al Pacino as Joe Paterno

In a release Sunday, the network posted a photo of Pacino wearing Paterno's iconic shirt and tie, Penn State gear and big glasses while sporting his gray hair. It has not yet been revealed who will play Sandusky in the HBO film . Riley Ke...

Pakistan launches military operation against militants in tribal area Pakistan launches military operation against militants in tribal area

Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor made the announcement while speaking in a press briefing. He informed the media that it was going to be a rather hard land operation owing to the treacherous terrai...

Trump's travel ban to head back to Supreme Court Trump's travel ban to head back to Supreme Court

Apart from the expanding the list of relatives, Watson also ruled that any refugees with ties to resettlement agencies in the USA that are preparing to receive them should be exempt from the travel ban . The day after Watson's ruling , the Justice ...

Military standoff between China and India intensifies Military standoff between China and India intensifies

The brigade that conducted the drills was from the PLA's Tibet Military Command and is one of China's two plateau mountain brigades, the Global Times said. The Indian and Chinese forces remain at stand-off at the border near Sikkim for the fifth we...

Martin Landau, Oscar victor and 'Mission: Impossible' star, dies at 89 Martin Landau, Oscar victor and 'Mission: Impossible' star, dies at 89

Landau, who appeared in nearly 200 movies and TV shows, was best known for his performances in the Mission: Impossible TV series, Tim Burton's Ed Wood (1994), and Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). But it was the 1966 TV show " Mis...

Bride-to-be finds silver lining in Alfred Angelo closings Bride-to-be finds silver lining in Alfred Angelo closings

Amber McGraw, 27, said she felt "utter heartbreak" when she found out Friday morning that the Dublin, Ohio location had been shuttered. Cindy Neal tried to get her future daughter-in-law's dress and was told it's not ready. "We knew we were far b...

Indu Sarkar: Madhur Bhandarkar cancels film's promotional event, here's why Indu Sarkar: Madhur Bhandarkar cancels film's promotional event, here's why

On Saturday afternoon, the film's team had planned to visit Suryadatta Institute of Management and Mass Communication for the promotional event. Set against the backdrop of 1975-77 Emergency, the film's characters are inspired by late Prime Minister ...

The Walking Dead showrunner and AMC address stuntman's 'tragic' death The Walking Dead showrunner and AMC address stuntman's 'tragic' death

AMC did not immediately respond to requests for comment, but said that it had temporarily shut down the production on " The Walking Dead " season 8 after Bernecker's tragic accident. A tragedy happened this week on the filming of the series the Wal...

Police Release Sketch Of Delphi Double Homicide Suspect Police Release Sketch Of Delphi Double Homicide Suspect

Police ask that you focus on the facial features of the man in the sketch. The composite drawing is the result of information received during the investigation by the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, FBI, Delphi Police Department and the India...

Caitlyn Jenner calls Rob Kardashian Caitlyn Jenner calls Rob Kardashian "stupid" for posting Blac Chyna revenge porn

Then, in a shocker, Jenner admitted, "I've never met [ Dream ]". She will also put on record an incident several months ago, where she says Rob hit her and knocked her to the ground. "I've tried to warn my kids-all of them, I've got a lot of kids-y...

No plans to ban Telegram in Malaysia: DPM Zahid No plans to ban Telegram in Malaysia: DPM Zahid

Telegram CEO, Pavel Durov, said the firm will investigate the Indonesia charges. "If there are no improvements we must consider shutting down all (social media) platforms". Many of Telegram's early adopters are from Indonesia. ISIS has heightened ...

HMD Global's new Nokia 105 feature phone costs just Rs 999 HMD Global's new Nokia 105 feature phone costs just Rs 999

In terms of memory, the new Nokia 105 (2017) is backed up by a 4MB of RAM and 4MB of internal storage, which is claimed to let you store up to 500 text messages and up to 2,000 contacts. It also features FM Radio and microUSB 2.0. This is slightly ...

'War for the Planet of the Apes' races past 'Spider-Man' 'War for the Planet of the Apes' races past 'Spider-Man'

Developed on a production budget of $34 million, the movie has pooled in more than $96 million worldwide. " War for the Planet of the Apes " took down "Spider-Man: Homecoming " at the North American box office , opening with an estimated $56.5 mi...

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