• Radogno to resign from Illinois Senate
Radogno to resign from Illinois Senate

She and Cullerton took leadership of their respective caucuses the same day in 2009. Radogno, from Lemont, also told reporters that she chose to step down earlier this year, but wanted to aim for a budget deal first. "Chris Radogno has been my Senator and Co-Republican Leader for many years", Durkin said in a statement. "I was disappointed ... ...

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  • The xx Share 'I Dare You' Video Starring Paris Jackson, More
The xx Share 'I Dare You' Video Starring Paris Jackson, More

Jackson wears a gray Calvin Klein sports bra. It may not come with a #sponsored tag, but we can safely conclude that it does indeed function as an ad. The 13-year-old Stranger Things star and 19-year-old aspiring actress play hooky in a video for the group's single " I Dare You ". "We are so happy to share our new video for 'I Dare You , '" ...

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  • Trump vows to create 'American energy dominance'
Trump vows to create 'American energy dominance'

Officials see offshore oil and gas drilling as a way to boost energy production. "I promise I won't say anything more about you". "The golden era of American energy is now underway", Trump said. There is a direct line between American energy access-or "dominance", as the President puts it-and creating new jobs for Americans. Speaking alongside de...

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  • Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill
Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

The Republican defections threaten to tank the party's ability to move the legislation forward, though leadership is trying its hardest to convince the senators not to bail on the bill. As an ophthalmologist with 20 years of experience practicing medicine, Paul argued, "Premiums have never gone down". The decrease would be less than in 2020 mainly ...

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  • Pennsylvania Senate amends bill arming teachers ahead of anticipated final vote
Pennsylvania Senate amends bill arming teachers ahead of anticipated final vote

Smith's top desk drawer", Eichelberger said. Don White, R-Indiana, championed the measure as a way to provide an extra tool for cash-strapped schools that can't afford to hire more school police or resource officers. "This measure is unsafe and could create delays for first responders, which will cost lives". The AP reported that the bill's spo...

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  • Theresa May announces pact with Northern Ireland's conservative DUP
Theresa May announces pact with Northern Ireland's conservative DUP

The massive injection of funds her government pledged in exchange for the deal struck with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) angered the leaders of Scotland and Wales, as well as Northern Ireland's other parties. "This deal flies in the face of that commitment and further weakens the United Kingdom, and as now drafted all but kills the idea ...

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  • Cluster Bomb Attack Against East Syrian Village Kills at Least 30 Civilians
Cluster Bomb Attack Against East Syrian Village Kills at Least 30 Civilians

April s attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun was reported to have killed at least 87 people, including many children, and images of the dead and of suffering victims provoked global outrage. US -led forces fighting ISIS in Syria are again facing reports that an airstrike might have killed dozens of civilians. The coalition confirm...

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  • Man tries to drive auto into crowd outside of Paris mosque
Man tries to drive auto into crowd outside of Paris mosque

No one was injured in the horror after the vehicle struck barriers put in place to protect worshippers and pedestrians. The attempt was foiled due to an apparent protective barrier around the mosque, according to police. Last week, six people, including two children were injured when a vehicle plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers as they lef...

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  • Arsenal 'told to increase Alexandre Lacazette offer'
Arsenal 'told to increase Alexandre Lacazette offer'

Arsenal have reportedly been told to increase their bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette to as much as £57m. This means that Ateltico can not register players in the summer transfer window. The 30-year-old forward made only 11 Premier League starts and amassed 18 appearances in total for Gunners this term. The Gunners have been linked to...

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  • In a Surprise, Philly's Top Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to Corruption
In a Surprise, Philly's Top Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to Corruption

Williams' legal team offered a simple response to the allegations in the trial's opening stages: The things the Democrat is accused of doing are not crimes. 'April?' Williams asked in a text message, referencing a possible date for another trip to the Caribbean island where one of the businessmen had also previously paid for him to parasail and get...

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  • Senate GOP health care bill vote: The whip count
Senate GOP health care bill vote: The whip count

No new senators immediately said they would back the legislation, and Sens. There are now three Republicans who have publicly stated that will not only oppose the bill but will vote against a "motion to proceed", which means the bill would not even get an up-or-down vote.

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  • Supreme Court Will Hear Case Of Baker Who Refused Gay Couple
Supreme Court Will Hear Case Of Baker Who Refused Gay Couple

The filing notes that the couple could have "easily obtained a free wedding cake with a rainbow design from another bakery". Like Phillips in Colorado, the OR bakery owners - Melissa and Aaron Klein - refused to make a wedding cake for same-sex ceremonies due to their Christian beliefs.

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  • Obama officials hit back at Trump, GOP over Russian Federation claims
Obama officials hit back at Trump, GOP over Russian Federation claims

On Friday, the Washington Post reported that the Obama administration was informed that Russian President Vladimir Putin had authorized cyber attacks on the US meant to sway the election toward Trump . Leakers have claimed Obama knew that Putin had ordered election hacks, but he failed to act because he thought Hillary Clinton would ...

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  • Supreme Court rules in favor of church in religious rights case
Supreme Court rules in favor of church in religious rights case

On Monday, the court ruled 7-2 that the state of Missouri should not have denied Trinity Lutheran Church a grant to build a children's playground because of the church's status as a religious institution, since it met the criteria for the state program.

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  • Andy Serkis' BREATHE First Trailer Stars Claire Foy And Andrew Garfield
Andy Serkis' BREATHE First Trailer Stars Claire Foy And Andrew Garfield

Against all advice, Robin's lovely wife Diana ( Claire Foy ) brings him home; where her devotion, intimacy and witty determination transcends his disability and sets him free. Breathe is set for a United Kingdom release on October 27th, and features a cast that also includes Hugh Bonneville , Tom Hollander , Dean-Charles Chapman, Stephen Mangan,...

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  • Early Morning Big Rig Crash, Fuel Spill Slows I-95
Early Morning Big Rig Crash, Fuel Spill Slows I-95

BRIDGEPORT-One woman is in State Police custody after she allegedly crashed into two police cars. One of the struck vehicles was a state police cruiser but it remains unclear whether a state or municipal agency owns the second vehicle. An officer was in the vehicle at the time, but appears not to have been hurt-he declined an ambulance. The w...

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  • Jon Snow's real name has been revealed
Jon Snow's real name has been revealed

Though book readers have suspected for years the truth behind Jon's parentage, it wasn't until just last season - In the finale of all things! - that the show finally got around to confirming the long-standing "alphabet math" that R+L really did equal J.

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  • BMW to battle E-Class with 6-Series GT
BMW to battle E-Class with 6-Series GT

Mr. Pawah added that the introduction of all new 5-Series sedan later this month in India, along with implementation of GST will help push the sales further this year. BMW's factory in Chennai now has a capacity of producing 14,000 units in a single shift which is being used to manufacturer 8 out of their 16 models.

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  • Man Steals Mummified Human Toe from Bar ... Wait, What?
Man Steals Mummified Human Toe from Bar ... Wait, What?

Basically, it's a drink of any alcoholic beverage with a mummified human toe in it, though whiskey seems to be preferred. "You can drink it fast, you can drink it slow, but your lips must touch this gnarly toe" is the bar's slogan. At least eight other toes have gone missing over the years, some stolen while others have been swallowed . "We ju...

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  • Europe in Constant Panic: Person Wearing Explosives in Brussels 'Neutralized'
Europe in Constant Panic: Person Wearing Explosives in Brussels 'Neutralized'

The attacker then ran down a flight of stairs toward a station employee and a soldier, Van der Sypt said. Police and military on the scene. The suspect was allegedly carrying a backpack and a belt of explosives. On 22 March of past year, three suicide bombers mounted twin attacks on the city's Zaventem airport and Maelbeek underground station. ...

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  • Senate wants to interview Trump's bodyguard in Russian Federation probe
Senate wants to interview Trump's bodyguard in Russian Federation probe

The former NYPD detective's current title is White House director of Oval Office operations and he's largely flown under the radar since Trump entered the White House. A former NY police officer, Schiller has been at Trump's side for almost 20 years and is one of his closest advisers and aides - playing the role of a body man, confidant and gatekee...

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  • Rancho Cordova Police Investigating After Toddler Found Dead in Vehicle
Rancho Cordova Police Investigating After Toddler Found Dead in Vehicle

A records check revealed Smith had an outstanding warrant out of the state of Arkansas. The child was "unresponsive", according to a Sacramento County Sheriff press release. Tony Turnbull says the child did not have obvious signs of trauma and that the coroner's office will determine a cause of death. Phakhin and Smith were standing nearby, accor...

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  • Treasury sanctions Chinese firm and 2 citizens with ties to North Korea
Treasury sanctions Chinese firm and 2 citizens with ties to North Korea

Mnuchin said the US would continue to look at other penalties that can be imposed on North Korea and that the topic will be on the agenda when Trump meets with other leaders of major economic powers at the Group of 20 summit next week in Germany.

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  • Trump Administration Keeps DACA in Place -- for Now
Trump Administration Keeps DACA in Place -- for Now

The program pertaining to parents - the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, often called DAPA - would have allowed parents in the country illegally with children who are citizens or legal residents to stay in the country with a three-year renewable work permit if they had been in the United States since Janu...

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  • Bishops: Loss of affordable health care under GOP plan 'simply unacceptable'
Bishops: Loss of affordable health care under GOP plan 'simply unacceptable'

And Dr. Kelly Vaillancourt Strobach, a director of government relations and the National Association of School Psychologists , joins the program to talk about how education services, some of which are funded by Medicaid , could be affected by health care reform.

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  • How to watch Project Veritas' CNN videos-and why you shouldn't
How to watch Project Veritas' CNN videos-and why you shouldn't

The videos are part of a series titled "American Pravda" that Project Veritas says will expose mainstream media bias and corruption. "I think this is the day when the left rues ever coming up with the phrase 'fake news, ' because now we have the evidence", Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka said during a Breitbart podcast on June 27.

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  • 1984 on Broadway Has Audience Members Vomiting, Fainting and Fighting
1984 on Broadway Has Audience Members Vomiting, Fainting and Fighting

Following reports that audience members fainted during the torture scenes in 1984, producers have brought in an age restriction policy barring children born after 2004 from seeing the play. He said they could sanitize that fact to make the audience feel comfortable, or they could simply proceed and present it, without commentary, allowing the e...

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  • CIA Director Pompeo: Trump asks me about North Korea every day
CIA Director Pompeo: Trump asks me about North Korea every day

In a Saturday interview with MSNBC, CIA Director Mike Pompeo described President Donald Trump as a serious consumer of US intelligence, and blamed praise of Edward Snowden for a rise in leaks from his and other agencies. Former Army soldier Chelsea Manning leaked hundreds of thousands of pages of classified government documents to the...

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  • Man Charged in Death of Virginia Muslim Teenager
Man Charged in Death of Virginia Muslim Teenager

The police department launched investigations into the murder and arrested a 22-years-old Darwin Martinez Torres "driving suspiciously in the area". "He killed her because she's a Muslim - this is what I tell the detective". The murder of a Virginia Muslim teen will not be investigated as a hate crime , investigators announced to the dis...

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  • Rioters set street on FIRE and clash with police in London
Rioters set street on FIRE and clash with police in London

How did Edir Frederico Da Costa die? Mr. Da Costa , who was known as Edson , was the father of a young son. Social media has been filled with comments under the hashtag #Justice4Edson. In a statement issued via a solicitor, Edson's family said they are "grateful for the support they have received" and are now "considering what is right fo...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agent indicted on charges of lying about Robert
Federal Bureau of Investigation agent indicted on charges of lying about Robert "LaVoy" Finicum shooting

An FBI agent has been indicted on federal charges for allegedly lying about firing a weapon at LaVoy Finicum, the spokesman for last year's 41-day-long occupation of a remote wildlife refuge in OR by armed anti-government activists. Authorities moved in on Ammon Bundy and others as they were driving from the refuge to a meeting January 26, 2016. ...

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  • IDF Strikes Syrian Army Position After More Spillover Fire Lands in Israel
IDF Strikes Syrian Army Position After More Spillover Fire Lands in Israel

The mortar landed on the Golan Heights near the Quneitra area on Wednesday as Netanyahu spoke about 10 miles away at an event marking the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the northern Golan town of Katzrin. Fighting has intensified this week between pro-Damascus militias and the opposition Jaish al-Mohammed coalition , which includes fig...

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  • Pregnant woman runs down purse snatcher with SUV
Pregnant woman runs down purse snatcher with SUV

She told News 13 her first thought was to run after him, but chose to get behind the wheel and chase him because she's pregnant. I was not letting him get away with it. Both parties were charged over the incident. The entire incident was captured on surveillance cameras at the North Carolina Walmart . Braswell is facing an assault with a d...

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  • Woman faces charges after overdosing while 7 months pregnant
Woman faces charges after overdosing while 7 months pregnant

Dischman is now behind bars in the Butler County Jail. Unable to revive her, paramedics rushed Dischman to Butler Memorial Hospital where she went into cardiac arrest in the emergency room, the affidavit states. State police said they are still investigating the case and did not release the type of drug that caused the overdose. According to a ...

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  • Berlin police sent home from G20 after throwing huge party
Berlin police sent home from G20 after throwing huge party

The "unfortunate and over-the-top behaviour" involved off-duty officers in a closed area, according to Berlin police president Klaus Kandt. "Barely 10 days before the meeting of the world's political elites, Berlin's operation team has fulfilled its function as role models and organised a great party", the Clubcommission, which represents ...

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