• Penn State inks head coach James Franklin to new six-year deal
Penn State inks head coach James Franklin to new six-year deal

Terms have not yet been revealed. His $4.3 million salary for the 2017 season already made him the 11th highest paid coach in college football. Only Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Alabama's Nick Saban, and Ohio State's Urban Meyer would make more.

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  • US, South Korea joint drills unsafe: North Korea
US, South Korea joint drills unsafe: North Korea

Moon's comments follow a spike in animosity generated by North Korea's warning that it might send missiles into waters near the US territory of Guam, and by Trump's warlike language. "We continue to be interested in finding a way to get dialogue, but that's up to him", he said. "The bottom line is, we will defend the country from an attack; for u...

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  • Powerball jackpot rises to $535 million for Saturday drawing
Powerball jackpot rises to $535 million for Saturday drawing

Svitko reminded players to please play responsibly. The odds of winning are only one in 292.2 million, but hey, it's Friday and we're feeling lucky. After the draw, check your tickets carefully for winners. Tickets are $2 and can be bought at lottery retailers across the state and online . Jackpot prizes are paid in 30 annual installments or a...

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  • United Nations aid chief: War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera
United Nations aid chief: War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera

But now a leaked copy of this year's draft report says Saudi should once again be named and shamed for suspected war crimes against children in Yemen . According to United Nations officials, more than 10,000 people have been killed in the conflict to date. It declined to comment on the findings in the draft report for 2016.

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  • Eclipse 101: How and Where to Watch
Eclipse 101: How and Where to Watch

At 2:46 p.m., the sun will be totally covered by the moon for one minute and 44 seconds, then the shadow of the moon will move off the sun and a partial eclipse will continue until 4:09 p.m. The Plainfield Public Library District said that while some libraries have offered free eclipse viewing glasses, Plainfield is not one of them. "As spectacular...

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  • Sixth Australian MP Fiona Nash in eligibility trouble
Sixth Australian MP Fiona Nash in eligibility trouble

The passenger log showing the name Theodoros Xenophou. MALCOLM Turnbull is being called on to stop parliament from sitting until Barnaby Joyce's High Court case has been death with, as third Turnbull Government Minister's citizenship status is called into question.

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  • Self-Described 'Free Speech' Rally In Boston Draws Counter-Protesters
Self-Described 'Free Speech' Rally In Boston Draws Counter-Protesters

And he said canceling his group's rally now would be unsafe. But some believe the controversial speakers advertised on their flyer, who have since dropped out, say otherwise. "I hope anyone who protests and is marching is doing it for the right reason", Evans said , though conceding, "unfortunately, I think there's going to be a few troublemakers ...

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  • Iran opposition leader ends hunger strike after day
Iran opposition leader ends hunger strike after day

The 79-year-old Shia cleric stopped eating and drinking on Wednesday morning and was taken to hospital on Thursday due to high blood pressure. Mehdi Karroubi's is expected to stay at the hospital for at least two days because of complications related to his heart disease.

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  • Palestinian terrorist makes final appearance in United States court before deportation
Palestinian terrorist makes final appearance in United States court before deportation

Odeh admits that she failed to disclose the convictions when she entered the USA and later went through the citizenship process in 2004. Rasmea Odeh, who has been living in Chagfo, was was convicted of two bombings in 1970, one of which took place at a supermarket in Jerusalem and killed two men.

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  • United States general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack
United States general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

North Korea's official media sharply criticised South Korea and the United States for pressing ahead with joint military exercises next week amid heightened tensions on the peninsula. "In the interest of regional stability, he said the USA views with growing urgency the need for China to increase pressure on the North Korean regime".

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  • Cleveland Clinic pulls gala from Trump property after mounting pressure
Cleveland Clinic pulls gala from Trump property after mounting pressure

Late Thursday, the American Friends of Magen David Adom announced it had decided not to hold its 2018 fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago. Referring to the decision to pull out its fundraising gala from the club, the organization cited its "values and commitment to diversity" in a statement , according to several reports .

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  • More than 400 people confirmed dead after Sierra Leone mudslides
More than 400 people confirmed dead after Sierra Leone mudslides

The government buried nearly 300 people this week and the Health Ministry sent out teams to fumigate areas where decomposing bodies are trapped in the mud, Idalia Amaya, emergency response coordinator for Catholic Relief Services, said by phone from Freetown late Thursday.

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  • Erdogan Urges German Turks To Vote Against 'Enemies,' Including Angela Merkel
Erdogan Urges German Turks To Vote Against 'Enemies,' Including Angela Merkel

Even though the countries have been lending support to different sides in the Syrian civil war, with Ankara backing moderate opposition groups such as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Tehran backing Bashar Assad in his efforts to cling on to power, they initiated the Astana talks along with Russian Federation in late 2016 to end the destructive, six-...

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  • California woman desperately searching for husband gone missing in Barcelona
California woman desperately searching for husband gone missing in Barcelona

An American woman is searching desperately for her husband in Barcelona after he went missing during Thursday's terror attack . The couple had gone shopping in the Las Ramblas district when her husband excused himself to use the restroom.

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  • Manitowoc Police: 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' initiative
Manitowoc Police: 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' initiative

He says despite the years of enforcement and public awareness efforts, too many drivers still make the unfortunate decision to get behind the wheel when they're impaired. Statistics show a frightening trend in drunk driving. "Drunk driving is not acceptable behavior", said Idaho Highway Safety Manager, John Tomlinson.

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  • Indiana Unemployment Rate Rises For First Time In Five Months
Indiana Unemployment Rate Rises For First Time In Five Months

The unemployment rates measures the percentage of the workforce that is jobless and looking for work. California added 82,600 jobs. Indiana's total labor force is more than 3.3 million and the state has a 64.3 percent labor force participation rate.

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  • Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for racism reasons
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for racism reasons

And I think it's the funniest thing I've ever seen". A ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park Tuesday night flew a little too high and to the right, where Capobianco happened to be shooting photos. Boston didn't have another losing season until 1983. Now, the rivalry is renewed. Nunez came over from the San Francisco Giants in a July trade. Fo...

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  • RT America: Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status
RT America: Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status

For now, Mr Trump has agreed to raise the stature of cyber command within the military and give it more autonomy. "This new Unified Combatant Command will strengthen our cyberspace operations and create more opportunities to improve our Nation's defence", the statement said.

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  • Trump Says Military Is 'Locked and Loaded, Should North Korea Act Unwisely'
Trump Says Military Is 'Locked and Loaded, Should North Korea Act Unwisely'

At the epicenter of the rhetoric, Trump's New Jersey golf course, the president seemed to put Kim on notice, saying, "If he utters one threat in the form of an overt threat - which by the way he has been uttering for years and his family has been uttering for years - or he does anything with respect to Guam or anyplace else that's an American terri...

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  • Korea leader rebukes US
Korea leader rebukes US

However, he said that "what's unimaginable is allowing KJU (North Korean leader Kim Jong-un) to develop ballistic missiles with a nuclear warhead that can threaten the United States and continue to threaten the region". One positive sign of that, he said, was the latest round of sanctions on North Korea, orchestrated by the United States and pa...

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  • School board hopes ouster ends distractions
School board hopes ouster ends distractions

Paladino had argued his disclosures more than two months after an agreement was reached were justified because his intent was to inform his constituents about what he viewed as "a scheming and rigging of a contract". WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley has reaction from the Buffalo School Board on the removal of Paladino. Commissioner Elia fou...

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  • Confederate monument off Arizona highway found tarred and feathered
Confederate monument off Arizona highway found tarred and feathered

Route 80 in Gold Canyon, Arizona, was vandalized on Thursday. Authorities are investigating the defacement of another Confederate monument in Arizona as the country grapples with a deadly rally in Virginia by white nationalists and supremacists who opposed the removal of a statue of Gen.

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  • Osinbajo off to Rwanda for presidential inauguration
Osinbajo off to Rwanda for presidential inauguration

At the root of any success are good choices, built on a mindset which can be summarised in three words: Do It Yourself. "So, we might as well do what we know is right for our people because the results are much better and the costs are much lower".

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  • Little League World Series Opening Ceremonies
Little League World Series Opening Ceremonies

Major League Baseball's Little League Classic pits the St. Louis Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Pirates at what's formally known as BB&T Park - all of it broadcast on ESPN beginning at 7 p.m. "They are just living it up, eating snacks and drinking Gatorade on the bus". Holbrook boarded the bus after a dominated effort in Bristol. "They have p...

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  • Saoirse Ronan serves royal realness in first Mary, Queen of Scots image
Saoirse Ronan serves royal realness in first Mary, Queen of Scots image

Saoirse takes the lead role as Mary while Margot Robbie will star alongside her as Elizabeth I (yes, we're also struggling to envision the latter but she could pull it off). Ronan, who was born in NY to Irish parents, is in a cast that also features Australian actress Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I . Each young Queen beholds her "sister" in fe...

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  • Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in Spain
Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in Spain

Officials say 13 people are confirmed dead and at least 50 injured after a van plowed into people in the Las Ramblas area of the city this afternoon. The Isis terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack on its news agency Amaq .

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  • Markets are rolling over as Trump scraps his business council
Markets are rolling over as Trump scraps his business council

Tesla CEO Elon Musk left the panel earlier in the year when the Trump administration abandoned the Paris climate agreement. On one hand, they need access to the government for all sorts of pragmatic reasons, but on the other, if they stay loyal to this government, it makes them look like sycophants to an increasingly unhinged president and and ...

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  • Finnish Police Shoot Suspect After Mass Stabbing in Turku
Finnish Police Shoot Suspect After Mass Stabbing in Turku

Bystanders say they heard shots fired, and local media is reporting that one person has been shot by police. 'Several people stabbed in central Turku. The Turun Sanomat newspaper reported that seven or eight people were wounded in the incident, which it said occurred in the city's Market Square.

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  • Russian Federation against military solution in N. Korea
Russian Federation against military solution in N. Korea

It also suggested to Washington that, "If the US and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Korean Peninsula, China will prevent them from doing so". And China is willing to work with the United States and the global community to deny North Korea access to critical technolo...

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  • Britain proposes new customs deal
Britain proposes new customs deal

Despite committing to the CTA, the paper claims "wider questions about the UK's future operation of its. border and immigration controls" can only be determined in the second phase of Brexit negotiations. It would reflect the "unique circumstances of Northern Ireland, such as new trusted trader arrangements to deliver highly streamlined process...

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  • Donald Trump likely to resign by fall: Tony Schwartz
Donald Trump likely to resign by fall: Tony Schwartz

Over the past few years, he has been an outspoken critic of the former businessman, now President. He also urged Trump's opponents to keep up the pressure, and he slammed the president's elder children. In May, Schwartz wrote in The Washington Post that Trump "didn't value-nor even necessarily recognize-the qualities that tend to emerge as pe...

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  • Linking Education With Job Opportunities: PM Modi
Linking Education With Job Opportunities: PM Modi

He added that his government is committed to restoring "the lost glory" of Kashmir and its status as "heaven on earth". He said that only a handful of separatists were creating problems in the state. He stated the vision for future when he said we have got the Swaraj 70 years back now we have to transform it to suraaj or the righteous Government....

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  • US, China Agree to Improve Military Communications
US, China Agree to Improve Military Communications

The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, told reporters in Beijing that President Donald Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options and that's exactly what we're doing".

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  • US Military Chief in Rare Visit to China-N.Korea Border
US Military Chief in Rare Visit to China-N.Korea Border

However, chief White House strategist Steve Bannon said there was "no military solution" to North Korea's nuclear threats because of the North's massed artillery targeting the South Korean capital. Separately, a North Korean body criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday for strengthening the alliance with the U.S. "The alternat...

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  • Thunderstorm Friday morning moving into parts of central Oklahoma
Thunderstorm Friday morning moving into parts of central Oklahoma

It will lower the rain chance a bit Monday - Wednesday however, the humidity will still be with us. Showers and storms return Wednesday as a cold front moves in. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent. Saturday Night: Clear - low in the mid 60s to lower 70s with light wind. Saturday - A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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