• No resolution to education funding bill
No resolution to education funding bill

If that attempt fails, the bill dies. IL legislators have adjourned the third day of a special session without wading into a school funding fight. Sen. But when an amendment regarding pensions was added, the numbers were, "finagled" so that CPS was a first-tier district, meaning they would receive more money, according to Batinick.

Read more

  • Macronleaks 2.0: Wikileaks Publishes Over 21000 Macron Campaign Emails
Macronleaks 2.0: Wikileaks Publishes Over 21000 Macron Campaign Emails

Whistleblowing site WikiLeaks has published more than 20,000 leaked e-mails it says it has verified to be from now French President Emmanuel Macron's campaign. Just minutes before campaigning closed in the second and final of the French election in early May, the Macron campaign issued a statement claiming that it had been the victim of a major hac...

Read more

  • Defiance that once benefited Joe Arpaio led to his downfall
Defiance that once benefited Joe Arpaio led to his downfall

Arpaio was sheriff of Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix and is the state's most populous county, from 1993 until 2016. Last week, Arpaio said he felt "optimistic" about his case. Federal prosecutors could not be reached for comment. "Her verdict is contrary to what every single witness testified in the case", according to his legal team's s...

Read more

  • European Union citizens will now lose free access to the United Kingdom in 2019
European Union citizens will now lose free access to the United Kingdom in 2019

With Prime Minister Theresa May out of the country on holiday, Hammond said Friday that there was "broad acceptance" in cabinet of a post-Brexit transitional period, extending current freedom of movement arrangements for up to three years.

Read more

  • Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Sam Shepard Dead at 73
Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Sam Shepard Dead at 73

He was an uncompromising artist who never sought Broadway acclaim. Shepard also played drums in a band he formed called The Holy Modal Rounders, who were featured in Easy Rider , and he accompanied Bob Dylan on the Rolling Thunder Revue tour.

Read more

  • Starbucks to close 379 Teavana stores, including 1 at Park City Center
Starbucks to close 379 Teavana stores, including 1 at Park City Center

Kevin Johnson, who succeeded Starbucks co-founder Howard Schultz as CEO in April, is tasked with the hard job of finding new ways to deliver the robust growth that Wall Street has demanded from the popular chain. "We think it's a prudent thing to do", Johnson told Reuters. Today, with more than 25,000 stores around the globe, Starbucks is the...

Read more

  • Trump's new White House chief of staff sworn in
Trump's new White House chief of staff sworn in

The closed-door ceremony took place at the Oval Office on Monday morning, with Mr Trump telling reporters that Mr Kelly would do a " spectacular job" in his new role. Mr. Trump and Mr. Priebus never completely meshed in the Trump White House, where a typical chain of command has been leveled by family members and close advisers with equa...

Read more

  • Kenya election official found dead just days before vote
Kenya election official found dead just days before vote

Mr. Msando was scheduled to oversee the public testing of the voting system on Monday. 'The last communication from him is an SMS text sent to one of his colleagues at around 3.00 am on Saturday morning, ' the statement added. President Uhuru Kenyatta, seeking a second and final five-year term, is running against veteran opposition leader Raila Odi...

Read more

  • Big Ten announces conference opponents for UM, MSU
Big Ten announces conference opponents for UM, MSU

The Huskers will face those five teams both in Lincoln and on the road. Nebraska will play at Illinois , Michigan State , Minnesota , Northwestern, Ohio State , Penn State, Purdue , Rutgers and Wisconsin . The Huskers finished 7-22 overall and 3-13 in the Big Ten last season. NU's single-play road opponents feature a trip to Big Te...

Read more

  • Trump Bans Transgender People in Military
Trump Bans Transgender People in Military

In a Twitter post , Reuters foreign policy correspondent Idrees Ali revealed that U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Joseph Dunford wrote a letter that said the military's policy on transgenderism will remain the same for the meantime.

Read more

  • Sessions saga is Trump at worst
Sessions saga is Trump at worst

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has served this nation very admirably. MS-13 is an global criminal enterprise with tens of thousands of members in several Central American countries and many USA states. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Thursday that there would be "holy hell" to pay if Trump were to fire Sessions , a former Alabama se...

Read more

  • Steph Curry Mocks LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Laughs Along
Steph Curry Mocks LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Laughs Along

However, the Cavaliers have no obligation to fulfill that wish as Irving does not have a no-trade clause. Would he defend Irving's action and identify with it or would he tear him down and call him selfish for abandoning a team that went to the NBA Finals for three seasons in a row? The drama between Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and the Cavali...

Read more

  • All The Bowling Ladies
All The Bowling Ladies

But what 72-year-old Wyn Hewett, and 82-year-olds Terry Foster and Janine Hall of Chadstone Bowls Club didn't realize was their video would fast become a runaway hit, going viral across Australia ― and beyond. "If you ask the ladies, they didn't know what they were in for", Ms Wallish said . The council has said it was struggling to keep up with...

Read more

  • Sperm counts continue to plummet in Western nations, study finds
Sperm counts continue to plummet in Western nations, study finds

Richard Sharpe at Edinburgh University added: "Given that we still do not know what lifestyle, dietary or chemical exposures might have caused this decrease, research efforts to identify (them) need to be redoubled and to be non-presumptive as to cause".

Read more

  • New depression near Tampa quickly strengthens into Tropical Storm Emily
New depression near Tampa quickly strengthens into Tropical Storm Emily

It was nearing the mouth of Tampa Bay, forecasters said . Durda said heavy rain was expected to impact South Florida throughout the day. Emily is not expected to strengthen as it makes landfall Monday afternoon and is expected to weaken into a tropical depression again as it moves over the Florida peninsula tonight.

Read more

  • Putin confirms U.S. diplomatic missions in Russian Federation will be cut
Putin confirms U.S. diplomatic missions in Russian Federation will be cut

Washington may cut local employees as well as diplomats in Russian Federation, according to a Kremlin spokesman, diluting the impact of an ultimatum that the US cut its staff in the country by 755. The US administration had described Russia's involvement as "Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities" and had ordered 35 Russian diplomats to ...

Read more

  • Phillip Stroupe II's father charged with accessory
Phillip Stroupe II's father charged with accessory

Phillip Michael Stroupe, 65, of Bursnville, has been charged with felony accessory after the fact of first-degree kidnapping. Bond for an armed and risky man who eluded law enforcement for days after a hunt in Pisgah Forest has been set at more than $2 million, according to McDowell Co.

Read more

  • High Court rejects bid to prosecute Tony Blair
High Court rejects bid to prosecute Tony Blair

The general's private prosecution had targeted Mr Blair, the prime minister for a decade to 2007, the former attorney general Lord Goldsmith, who provided advice about the legality of going to war, and the former foreign secretary Jack Straw.

Read more

  • Putin tells U.S. to cut 755 diplomatic jobs
Putin tells U.S. to cut 755 diplomatic jobs

Peskov said Washington will be left to decide on the name list of employees of its diplomatic missions in Russia to dismiss, which could be both USA and Russian nationals. But a State Department official called Russia's action "a regrettable and uncalled-for act". That would suggest that the majority of the 755 who must be cut would not be expell...

Read more

  • Dozen Alabama jailbirds make escape, several still on the run
Dozen Alabama jailbirds make escape, several still on the run

Six of the 12 inmates were caught shortly after they broke out of the Walker County Jail in Jasper, Ala., northwest of Birmingham, and five others were captured between late Sunday night and early Monday morning, according to the Walker County Sheriff's Office .

Read more

  • Mike Pence arrives in Estonia, kicking off Eastern Europe trip
Mike Pence arrives in Estonia, kicking off Eastern Europe trip

US Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Estonia to reassure the three Baltic NATO members, concerned over neighbouring Russia's military activity, before continuing on to Georgia and Montenegro with the same mission. Putin is seeking to reduce the number of staff members at U.S. missions in Russia to 455, a figure equal to the number of ...

Read more

  • Turkish, Chinese militaries to have high-level meeting
Turkish, Chinese militaries to have high-level meeting

Sources with ties to the military say Xi's announcement at the 2015 parade to cut 300,000 troops has caused unease within the ranks. The troops marching past-12,000 were on hand-wore combat garb, not dress uniforms, and kicked up plenty of crud along the way, as did the various military vehicles.

Read more

  • Trump to sign Russia sanctions
Trump to sign Russia sanctions

He said it will be "the last straw" if Mr Trump signs the sanctions into law. The bill is now headed to President Donald Trump's desk, who has hinted he may veto it, but the bill passed with a veto-proof majority. President Donald Trump . The creation of the southern de-escalation zone in Syria showed a concrete result of the joint work...

Read more

  • Locked up: Juvenile offenders with life-in-prison sentences
Locked up: Juvenile offenders with life-in-prison sentences

Even though Davis was not a juvenile offender at the time, his court battle has implications for all those serving or facing life sentences with the possibility of parole in the state, regardless of their age at the time of offense, wrote Will Howell, an attorney in the case, in an email.

Read more

  • Cancer Treatment to Keep McCain Out of Senate Until September
Cancer Treatment to Keep McCain Out of Senate Until September

The shocked response from around the political and media world demonstrates the rare position the 80-year-old McCain occupies as a figure respected on all sides. After a while, Pence pulled McCain into the hall and Klobuchar's cellphone started blowing up with texts from reporters eager to find out what McCain had said to her.

Read more

  • Trump Calls On Republicans To Abolish Filibuster
Trump Calls On Republicans To Abolish Filibuster

The Senate's action means that the Affordable Care Act , which extended health insurance to 20 million people, remains in place. President Trump said Saturday that Republican senators look like "fools" for refusing to change Senate rules that would allow legislation such to pass with a simple majority, and suggested that he's looking at endi...

Read more

  • TV actor Manoj Goyal's wife found dead hanging from ceiling fan
TV actor Manoj Goyal's wife found dead hanging from ceiling fan

Manoj Goyal is a popular comedy actor and has starred in several SAB TV shows like Golmal Hai Bhai Sab Golmal Hai , Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai . The police has started its investigation and will soon record Neelima's family's statement. According to the report, Neelima locked herself in the bedroom before taking the step. Neelima Goyal's body was ...

Read more

  • Search suspended for missing swimmer at Jersey Shore
Search suspended for missing swimmer at Jersey Shore

The worker then called police, Point Pleasant Beach said. "We extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones during this extremely hard time", said Capt. "Suspending a search is always a hard decision and it's something we don't take lightly". The Coast Guard is assisting local agencies in the search, which includes 10 miles of coa...

Read more

  • Ravens President: Colin Kaepernick Wants To Play, Ravens Weighing Decision
Ravens President: Colin Kaepernick Wants To Play, Ravens Weighing Decision

Last week Ravens coach John Harbaugh told reporters that he " wouldn't rule out " signing Kaepernick , only to see the team ink arena league quarterback David Olson hours later . These kind of statements are not sitting well with many. "I don't know, I'm Catholic, we spend a lot of time kneeling". So which one should they sign? "Your opinions...

Read more

  • Royals mark 100 years since Battle of Passchendaele began
Royals mark 100 years since Battle of Passchendaele began

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Prince of Wales, Prime Minister Theresa May and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will attend events in and around Ypres to commemorate the centenary of a battle which cost tens of thousands of British and Commonwealth lives.

Read more

  • What Does The Health Care Vote Failure Mean For Millennial Women?
What Does The Health Care Vote Failure Mean For Millennial Women?

Other Republicans signaled their desire to return to the committee process and regular order to come up with a solution, including Arizona's John McCain , who voted against the bill , and Ohio's Rob Portman, who voted for it. Republican Sen. Todd Young, of IN, said he will "work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle". "I still feel we n...

Read more

  • Frustrated in defeat, Trump threatens health care of voters -- and lawmakers
Frustrated in defeat, Trump threatens health care of voters -- and lawmakers

It was not clear why he was focused on the filibuster rule, a parliamentary delay tactic that requires 60 votes to overcome. Conservative Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., running for a Senate seat, faulted McConnell for not crafting a plan that could pass.

Read more

  • Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff
Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff

He also accused Mr Priebus of being behind the flow of damaging leaks about the White House and said he was going to ask the FBI to investigate him. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is replacing Priebus . Trump announced the change via Twitter while aboard Air Force One on a tarmac outside Washington minutes after returning from Long Isl...

Read more

  • Temperatures to remain around normal today
Temperatures to remain around normal today

Lows will be in the low 70's. Tuesday , scattered rain chances are possible throughout the day. Temperatures and humidity are once expected to take a tumble in the Northeast after next weekend, with the long-range forecast showing temperatures trending in the upper 70s to low 80s for the second week of August.

Read more

  • Hardware glitch: As deadline for filing IT returns nears, snag hits portal
Hardware glitch: As deadline for filing IT returns nears, snag hits portal

With July 31 here, it is high time you file your IT returns for the 2017 fiscal. The income tax returns have to be filed online. However, if the income is lower than 2.5 lakh you might still want to file the returns as it would be helpful for you in quite a few financial transactions.

Read more