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Double execution carried out for Arkansas inmates
Double execution carried out for Arkansas inmatesVARNER, Ark. -- Two inmates received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night about three hours apart as Arkansas completed the nation’s first double execution since 2000, just days after the state ended a nearly 12-year hiatus on administering ...read more
Source: CBS News
Published on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:15:00 GMT
The Top Trump Controversies of The First 100 Days
The Top Trump Controversies of The First 100 DaysSurprise allegations. Early morning tweet storms. Harsh attacks. Bad jokes. President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office have been marked by almost daily controversies, questions and outrage. You can describe the start to Trump's presidency in many ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:42:00 GMT
North Korea reportedly conducts massive live-fire drill amid tensions
North Korea reportedly conducts massive live-fire drill amid tensionsNorth Korea on Tuesday reportedly conducted a huge live-fire drill that involved up to 400 artillery pieces, which may have been supervised by the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency, citing an unnamed government source ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:42:00 GMT
Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber
Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian LumberThe Trump administration announced it will impose a 20 percent tariff on imported softwood lumber from Canada. The dispute is not new — the United States and Canada have sparred over imports of forest products for decades. But the action comes as the two ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:10:00 GMT
United Airlines flight reportedly makes emergency landing after engine issue
United Airlines flight reportedly makes emergency landing after engine issueA United Airlines fight on Monday made an emergency landing in Costa Rica after one of its engines reportedly overheated over the ocean. Time magazine, citing a reporter who was aboard the plane, reported that Flight 1516 was headed for Houston from ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:58:00 GMT
Major earthquake shakes Chile, but no damage reported
Major earthquake shakes Chile, but no damage reportedApril 24 (UPI) --A major earthquake shook the west coast of central Chile on Monday, but no major damage was reported. The quake, off the resort city of Valparaiso, initially registered a magnitude of 7.1 revised down to 6.9, the U.S. Geological Survey ...read more
Source: United Press International
Published on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:51:00 GMT
Congress works to avoid government shutdown this week
Congress works to avoid government shutdown this weekCongress has four days left to hatch an agreement on federal funding or the government will shut down on Saturday, although for now, one major issue has been put aside. Until Monday, the biggest sticking point had been funding for the border wall, but the ...read more
Source: CBS News
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:09:00 GMT
The Guide To Becoming Jared Kushner
The Guide To Becoming Jared KushnerNEW YORK ― When Charles Kushner was heading to federal prison in 2005 for illegal campaign contributions, tax evasion and witness tampering, his son Jared got some advice from Howard Rubenstein ― the dean of New York damage control ― on how to ...read more
Source: The Huffington Post
Published on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:11:00 GMT
Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary
Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture SecretarySeveral Democrats joined Republicans in the Senate to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as the next secretary of agriculture. The vote was 87 to 11. Perdue's cousin, Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., voted "present" and presided over the vote. Sonny Perdue ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:19:00 GMT
World’s Biggest Stock Markets Haven’t Been This Split Since 2008
World’s Biggest Stock Markets Haven’t Been This Split Since 2008The Chinese and U.S. stock markets are going in opposite directions. An intensifying crackdown against leverage in Asia’s biggest economy has rocked the hither-to unflappable Shanghai Composite Index over the past week, sending it to a three-month low ...read more
Source: Bloomberg
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:19:00 GMT
'You are not forgotten': Families and activists remember Rodney King and Latasha Harlins at somber L.A. riots vigil
'You are not forgotten': Families and activists remember Rodney King and Latasha Harlins at somber L.A. riots vigilWhen an angry mob erupted in violence across Los Angeles 25 years ago this week, two names were commonly invoked by those in the streets. One is well-known: Rodney G. King, the black man beaten by a group of baton-wielding police officers whose acquittal ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:06:00 GMT
What Is Barack Obama Doing Now? Wall Street Speech May Fetch Former President $400,000
What Is Barack Obama Doing Now? Wall Street Speech May Fetch Former President $400,000Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at a Wall Street conference later in the year, according to a report Monday by Fox Business Network. As Obama made his first public appearance since leaving the White House in January — at an event in ...read more
Source: International Business Times
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:41:00 GMT
Former Mrs. Orange County pleads guilty to possessing child pornography
Former Mrs. Orange County pleads guilty to possessing child pornographyA former Mrs. Orange County pleaded guilty Friday to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a minor, authorities said. Meghan Breanna Alt, 27, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 300 days in county jail, according to the Orange County ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:06:00 GMT
Man charged with abuse after allegedly locking 2 children in trash container
Man charged with abuse after allegedly locking 2 children in trash containerDOTHAN, Ala. – Police in Alabama say a man is charged with abuse after allegedly locking two young children inside a trash bin container where authorities found them covered in ants. A statement issued Monday by Dothan police says 25-year-old Lorenzo ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:27:00 GMT