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Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student

The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors ...

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student

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Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man who prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of the kidnapping and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now face the death penalty....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as she headed to sign an off-campus apartment lease....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case th...
04:13, 06/13/2019

Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for June SAN DIEGO (AP) — The court martial of a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 is scheduled to start June 10. Navy spokesman Brian O’Rourke says the trial should last about two weeks. It had been schedu...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert ...
14:26, 06/04/2019

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defens...
08:13, 05/31/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
01:52, 06/13/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in which prosecutors claimed the Nxivm leader used his inner circle to groom women for sex. Prosecutors sa...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearings in the case. Court records show 36-year-old JoAnn Cunningham and 60-year-old Andrew Freund Sr. of ...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Trial Set To Begin For Woman Charged In Frankfort Murder FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The trial for one of the women accused in the deadly shooting of a Frankfort pizza delivery driver is scheduled to begin Monday. 20-year-old Victorya Young is accused of luring Jared Banta to the Country Hills Apa...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers in Virginia. The lawsuit is among legal challenges filed in at least a dozen states over what aborti...
11:00, 05/20/2019

NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Set to Begin Trial Monday In 2014, Eric Garner lost his life at the hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. Now, the officer will face trial that could lose him his job....
19:39, 05/13/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Test Flights Begin At New Chinese Mega Airport, Set To Be World's Busiest Chinese airlines conducted test flights on Monday at a new mega-airport in Beijing that is set to become one of the world's busiest after it opens later this year....
14:39, 05/13/2019

Jurors begin deliberations in ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz bodega slay trial Jurors have begun their deliberations in the trial for the murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz — nearly one year to the day after he was butchered by machetes and knives outside a Bronx bodega last summer. The first five of the dozen...
02:39, 06/14/2019

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s controversial war crimes trial to begin after months of disputes The controversial war crimes trial of Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher is set to begin Monday after months of disputes between defense lawyers and military prosecutors that have reverberated all the way up to the White House....
16:39, 06/17/2019

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
22:52, 05/24/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
17:39, 05/17/2019

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Brazil federal prosecutors open probe into Rio army killing Brazilian federal prosecutors have opened a probe into a botched army operation in Rio de Janeiro that killed two innocent civilians, arguing that a decision to have military prosecutors investigate the case violated the constitution....
21:26, 05/08/2019

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old ...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Man gets life for killing West Texas college student A Texas jury has convicted a 28-year-old man guilty of murder in the death of a college student who was missing for months before her body was found in a shallow grave....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
18:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports - Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
16:26, 05/08/2019

US Man Who Raped, Beheaded Chinese Student Gets Convicted 2 Years Later An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Former student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar PEORIA, Ill. — Jurors deliberated less than 90 minutes before returning a guilty verdict Monday at the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student who killed a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a b...
05:52, 06/25/2019

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Trump Tariffs: Are They Really Killing Chinese Stocks? The hot topic everyone is talking about this week is the new round of trade tariffs in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. ElliottWaveTV's Dana Weeks asked our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor for his take....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won’t challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime. William Earl Talb...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Death penalty trial set for dad charged with killing 5 kids A father who police said killed his five young children in their South Carolina home and then drove their bodies around for more than a week is about to stand trial for his life....
10:26, 04/29/2019

Florida man on trial in wife’s 1979 killing in Wisconsin WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A jury trial is starting for a Florida man accused in the death of his wife, whose body has never been found since her disappearance 40 years ago in Wisconsin. Authorities arrested 79-year-old John Bayerl in Fort Myers, Florida,...
19:39, 06/24/2019

TPD: Man accused of killing wife in custody TUCSON – A man is in custody after police found a woman’s body at a central Tucson home Wednesday night. According to Tucson Police Department, a woman in her 30’s was found dead from obvious signs of “sharp force trauma” at about 8 p.m. ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year since the first report. What started as an experiment has grown into something that a lot of people ...
15:52, 05/24/2019

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passenger. Where are you from? the passenger pressed....
08:00, 05/26/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Tearful principal speaks at burned student trial: ‘I made a mistake’ The principal of a prestigious Manhattan high school cried in court on Monday when asked why a litany of safety protocols were ignored before a student was horrifically disfigured in a chemistry experiment gone wrong....
01:52, 06/25/2019

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. (June 12)        ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

US Man Accused Of Student's Murder Was 'Obsessed' With Serial Killers An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first......
12:39, 06/13/2019

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia’s Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women. Court records filed Thursday show 22-...
21:13, 06/11/2019

Sister: 9-year-old boy accused of killing mom just 'snapped' The adult sister of a 9-year-old boy who is charged with killing their mother says he has mental health problems and that he probably just "snapped" on the day of the shooting....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Sister: 9-year-old boy accused of killing mom just ‘snapped’ FAWN RIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The adult sister of a 9-year-old boy who is charged with killing their mother says he has mental health problems and that he probably just “snapped” on the day of the shooting. Reagan Martin told MLive.co...
18:00, 05/09/2019

N Carolina man accused of killing, dismembering roommates A grand jury indictment has revealed more about a grisly killing in North Carolina, where a man is accused of stabbing his roommates, chopping up their bodies, wrapping them in carpet and dumping them in the woods....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Man accused of killing new wife added to FBI’s most wanted CHICAGO (AP) — The FBI has added a man to its Ten Most Wanted list who’s accused of killing his wife just hours after their 2012 wedding. The FBI says 37-year-old Arnoldo Jimenez of Chicago may have fled to Mexico. Jimenez is accused of stabbin...
19:26, 05/09/2019

Manafort transferred to NY federal prison ahead of state trial, after Rikers Island move nixed Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was transferred to a federal prison in New York City late Monday ahead of his pending state court trial -- but only after the Justice Department rejected a local district attorney’s widely criticized bid t...
16:13, 06/18/2019

2nd day of jury selection at Chinese scholar slaying trial CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in central Illinois will continue vetting would-be jurors at the death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar. Tuesday will be the second day of a proces...
07:39, 06/04/2019

Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17....
01:26, 06/21/2019

College student accused of fatally beating mom with bat after mistaking her for intruder A college student was charged for beating his mother to death with a baseball bat inside their Illinois home after mistaking her for an intruder, a report said Tuesday. Thomas J. Summerwill, 21, was home for spring break on March 24 when he claims hi...
09:26, 05/15/2019

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage. Brazil’s Superior Mili...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Manhattan mother to testify against her son in murder trial for allegedly killing husband The mother of a 34-year-old Princeton graduate plans to testify against her privileged son this month in a murder trial involving her dead husband — because she believes her son did it....
19:52, 05/14/2019

Vietnamese woman accused in Kim Jong Nam's killing released A Vietnamese woman who was tried in the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in a Malaysian airport was released from prison on Friday prison and flew back to Hanoi....
22:26, 05/03/2019

Pickup driver accused of killing 7 in car crash described as ‘momma’s boy’ Somebody get him his mommy. A pickup driver accused of mowing down and killing seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was described by family member as a “good boy” — who would “always get flowers for his mom on Mother’s D...
05:52, 06/25/2019

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
05:39, 06/19/2019

Missouri man accused of killing cats he found on Craigslist ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man is charged with felony animal abuse after authorities say he killed and dismembered cats he found in online want ads. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says 20-year-old Kaine Louzader was charged Friday. Prosecutors sa...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Indiana woman accused of driving over boyfriend twice, killing him CROWN POINT, Ind. — A northwestern Indiana woman accused of driving a car over her boyfriend twice has been charged in his killing. Twenty-three-year-old Briana Rice of Hammond is charged with murder, voluntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of a...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him....
02:39, 06/04/2019

Suspect in California officer’s killing accused of battery SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento police officer was a wanted man when the fatal shots were fired. Nine days before Officer Tara O’Sullivan was gunned down Wednesday, a judge issued a warrant for ...
08:52, 06/22/2019

Teen accused of killing Mississippi family’s pet hogs CARRIERE, Miss. — A teenager is accused of fatally shooting a Mississippi family’s pet hogs. The Picayune Item reports 18-year-old Conner Taylor has been arrested and charged with malicious killing of livestock. Owner Melinda Shaw says a family...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Dad accused of killing his 5 kids would ‘whip’ them, but wasn’t insane: ex The South Carolina dad on trial for killing his five young children was known to “whip” his kids over minor things — like spilling a drink — and would often force them to “stand in the corner on their tippy toes all day ...
07:13, 05/30/2019

Woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam released from prison A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un’s half-brother with a nerve agent was headed home Friday after serving time behind bars for the stunt. Doan Thi Huong’s release from a Malaysian prison caps the two-year case — which means it’s ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

PhD student found guilty of raping and murdering Chinese scholar after kidnapping her from bus stop An Illinois jury has found a former PhD student guilty of the kidnap, rape and murder of a visiting Chinese scholar after abducting her from a bus stop....
17:26, 06/25/2019

Prosecution rests case in Chinese scholar’s slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a former University of Illinois student who could get the death penalty if convicted of killing a scholar from China. Brendt Christensen’s lawyers called his ex-wife...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Openings expected next week in Chinese scholar slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A judge at the trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar says lawyers should be ready to deliver opening statements by the middle of next week. Thursday is the fourth day of j...
03:26, 06/07/2019

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
02:39, 06/04/2019

Jury expected next week in Chinese scholar's slaying trial A federal judge overseeing the death-penalty trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar says a jury should be in place by early next week....
22:39, 06/04/2019

Accused San Diego synagogue shooter to appear in court, may face state and federal death penalty The 19-year-old man accused of killing one and wounding three in a hate-inspired attack on a synagogue outside San Diego appeared in federal court Tuesday.        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Accused gym perv’s lawyer uses he’s ‘handsome’ defense at trial Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself on women. “He’s in great shape, he’s a handsome g...
09:13, 05/30/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....
04:39, 06/12/2019

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special c...
00:39, 06/19/2019

Tourist Accused of Killing Hotel Worker in Anguilla Speaks Out A Connecticut man charged with the death of an employee at a Caribbean island resort has broken his silence, refuting many of the details in the accusations levied against him....
22:00, 05/02/2019

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them into cardiac arrest because he liked the feeling of being to resuscitate them. The 42-year-old Niels...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Warrant: Driver accused of killing pedestrians blames voice JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — An arrest warrant says a driver accused of intentionally running over pedestrians in Tennessee, killing a pregnant mother and her toddler son, told police that a voice was directing his actions. The Knoxville News Sentine...
19:00, 06/19/2019

American accused of killing Italian clothing store owner VITERBO, Italy (AP) — Italian police have arrested a 22-year-old American and accused him of killing a 74-year-old Italian owner of a clothing store in Viterbo, a city near Rome. Police arrested Michael Aaron Pang on Saturday and allege the killed th...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Missouri man accused of killing free cats found on Craigslist ST.PETTERS, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri man is charged with felony animal abuse after authorities say he killed and dismembered cats he found in online want ads. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says 20-year-old Kaine Louzader was charged Friday. Prosecut...
19:26, 05/13/2019

Wisconsin dad accused of killing infant while being held by mother: report A 21-year-old Milwaukee man is charged with reckless homicide after police say he punched his 2-month-old son repeatedly in the head while being held in his mother’s arms, ultimately killing the child....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Cameroonian soldiers accused of killing baby as family flees Army denies involvement in death of four-month old in violence-plagued anglophone regionThe parents of a baby allegedly murdered by Cameroonian soldiers last Monday have gone into hiding, afraid speaking out will make them a target for the authoritie...
15:26, 05/27/2019

Groom accused of killing bride in 48-hour bondage session ‘Til bondage do us part. A German man faces manslaughter charges for killing his new bride while engaging in marathon BDSM sex on their honeymoon, the Daily Mail reported. Ralph Jankus, 52, was on trial Wednesday in Krefeld, Germany, for the de...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Mississippi teen accused of killing a uniformed officer arrested Police say Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, shot patrolman Robert McKeithen dead in the station’s parking lotA Mississippi teenager accused of shooting dead a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot smiled as he was escorted through a phalanx of ...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Jury selection underway for Tucson man accused of killing girlfriend Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail TUCSON – Prosecutors and defense attorneys have begun jury selection for the trial of Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2017. Back in 2017, Mario Jesus Dorame was taken into custody by Tucson P...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Lawyer helping slain Chinese scholar’s family follow trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A lawyer for a Chinese family attending the U.S. trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with killing their daughter says he has been explaining to them how the American justice system works. Wednesday is the third d...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18...
05:39, 06/07/2019

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life in prison for Niels Hoegel, 42, for the killings ...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Accused sex cult founder could face former 'slaves' at New York trial Former self-help guru Keith Raniere goes on trial on Tuesday on charges of running a secretive New York sex cult that recruited female "slaves" who were then starved, branded with his initials and blackmailed into having sex with him....
13:52, 05/07/2019

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

Demand for trial against clergy accused of abusing deaf kids International and Argentine activists are calling on Pope Francis to ensure that his “zero tolerance” pledge for sexual abuses by clergy is enforced in his homeland...
21:39, 05/06/2019

Accused grocery store shooter ruled incompetent for trial LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man accused of killing two black people at a Kentucky grocery store is not mentally competent to stand trial on state charges, but that could change. The Courier Journal reports that Judge Annie O’...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Investigators describe gruesome scenes in hearing for Tennessee man accused of killing 8 Witnesses for the state testified to the brutality of three separate crime scenes, where Michael Cummins is suspected of killing eight people in Tennessee.        ...
07:52, 05/30/2019

An American tourist is accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla. He says it was self-defense A vacationing Connecticut man is accused of killing a worker at a resort on the eastern Caribbean island of Anguilla, according to local authorities....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Documents say Arkansas man accused of killing mom in Tucson attempted to burn home down TUCSON – The Arkansas man arrested in connection to the murder of his 73-year-old mother on May 1 was charged for attempting to burn down the victim’s home, according to court documents. Shane Martin/ Pima County Sheriff’s Departmen...
23:52, 05/17/2019

Mother and daughter accused of killing woman, cutting baby from her womb Authorities allege they put the 19-year-old Chicago woman's body in a garbage can and then one of the women called 911, claiming that her newborn baby was not breathing....
05:26, 05/18/2019

California man accused of killing 8-month-old daughter surrenders at U.S.-Mexico border A northern California father surrendered to authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday following a week-long manhunt after his eight-month-old daughter was found dead in a discarded car seat in a mortuary southeast of Los Angeles on Memorial Day...
10:39, 06/04/2019

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago can represent self at trial, but is making ‘bad decision,’ judge says A Chinese woman accused of illegally entering President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to represent herself at her upcoming trial despite a judge warning her not to and insisting that she is making a “very bad decision.”...
21:26, 06/12/2019

Florida quarterback Jalon Jones accused of sexual assault by female student at school Florida freshman quarterback Jalon Jones has been accused of sexual battery by a female student at the school. Jones has entered the transfer portal.        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Chinese woman accused of sneaking into Mar-a-Lago to serve as own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she struggled...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Ashton Kutcher set to testify at trial of man accused of murdering his girlfriend in 2001 Ashton Kutcher's then-girlfriend, Ashley Ellerin, was found dead in 2001 in her Hollywood Hills home. Michael Gargiulo stands accused of her murder.        ...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Crenshaw says SEAL accused of war crimes should stand trial before potential pardon Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Tx.) says a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan should stand trial before President Trump considers him for a pardon, according to a report. He served in the SEALs for 10 years and lost his eye in Afgha...
12:13, 05/22/2019

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from p...
01:13, 06/12/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-yea...
05:39, 05/07/2019

German Nurse Accused of Intentionally Killing 100 Patients Apologizes for ‘Terrible Deeds’ (BERLIN) — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Texas woman is accused of killing her 3-year-old in a game of 'chicken' involving her SUV and her kids AP Photo/David J. Phillip A Texas woman has been accused of killing her three-year-old son after he was run over with her car during a game of "chicken." Lexus Stagg, 26, was captured on surveillance video driving towards her three children, one of ...
01:13, 06/24/2019

Knife-Wielding Hiker Accused Of Killing One Camper, Injuring Another On Appalachian Trail One Appalachian Trail hiker is dead while another is recovering from several stab wounds after a man attacked a camp in southwestern Virginia with a knife early Saturday morning. Massachusetts resident James Jordan was arrested by Wythe County Sherif...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Navy SEAL accused of killing prinsoner wants case dismissed over withheld evidence SAN DIEGO — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 want the case thrown out because of alleged prosecutorial misconduct that include withholding evidence and conducting surveillance on the defense. Attorn...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Expelled Columbia journalism student accused of rape is victim of ‘anti-male’ bias: lawsuit It’s open season on men at Columbia University thanks to the Ivy League school’s handling of sexual-harassment allegations against male students, a new lawsuit charges. Expelled Columbia student Ben Feibleman says he fell victim to “anti-male, female...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Emory University Fires 2 Neuroscientists Accused of Hiding Chinese Ties Emory University fired two neuroscientists after they were accused of failing to disclose foreign research funding and connections with China. Li Xiao-Jiang told Science magazine that the university fired him and his wife, Li Shihua––with...
00:13, 05/26/2019

Grand jury will not reconsider charges against man accused of killing Isabel Celis and Maribel Gonzales The remains of 6-year-old Isabel Celis were found in March 2017.The body of Maribel Gonzales was discovered in June 2014. TUCSON – The case against the man accused of killing Isabel Celis and Maribel Gonzales will continue without another presentatio...
07:52, 05/15/2019

Man accused of killing wife on wedding night added to FBI's Most Wanted list, may have fled to Mexico An Illinois man accused of killing his new bride just hours after their marriage has been added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list, as federal law enforcement officials disclosed Wednesday that he may have fled the country....
17:00, 05/09/2019

New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies in trial of alleged serial killer accused of murdering his friend Ashton Kutcher testified on Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes including one woman, Ashley Ellerin, who was friends with the actor. ...
01:39, 05/30/2019

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
10:39, 06/04/2019

Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner seeks to toss case over withheld evidence Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 want the case thrown out because of alleged prosecutorial misconduct that include withholding evidence and conducting surveillance on the defense....
15:26, 05/29/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
07:39, 05/03/2019

Woman accused of killing pregnant teen, cutting baby from womb faked pregnancy: prosecutors Chicago prosecutors have revealed new details in the gruesome killing of a young pregnant woman and the theft of her baby from her womb, according to a report Saturday....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Dad of college student stabbed to death in Clapham says killer was 'smirking' during trial The father of a college student who was stabbed to death in south London has spoken of his shock at his son's killer's lack of remorse during his trial....
20:52, 06/23/2019

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
11:26, 06/21/2019

Man accused of killing seven in Tennessee set home on fire in 2017, threatened to 'finish the job' 'When I get out, I'll finish the job,' Michael Cummins told Sumner County deputies who arrested him in 2017 for setting a neighbor's house on fire.        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
18:52, 06/13/2019

U.S. and Chinese Trade Teams Are in Contact Ahead of the G-20 Summit, a Chinese Official Says (BEIJING) — Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators are discussing ways to resolve disputes ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan later this week, a Chinese official said Monday. The sides were...
17:13, 06/25/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
03:52, 05/30/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. (June 25)        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Recreational marijuana use signed into law in Illinois A bill legalizing the use of recreational marijuana was signed into Illinois law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.        ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov...
08:52, 05/15/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislatu...
01:13, 06/26/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the drug....
00:26, 06/26/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Region...
07:39, 06/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House. The bill passed Wednesday is designed to address what Democratic Rep. Kathle...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
03:13, 06/02/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Specialty Silicones, located at an industrial park in Waukegan, also left an unknown number of employee...
15:39, 05/04/2019

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in Febru...
18:26, 05/27/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the explosion happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at AB Specialty Silicones plant in the community 50 miles nor...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo&...
23:13, 05/22/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962. Bob Dwyer, an Army veteran a...
17:39, 05/04/2019

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
18:26, 06/14/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 Naismith pinch 2rrun double in 8th as Jacksonville State rallies late to beat Illinois 7-5 in NCAA elimination game        ...
00:13, 06/02/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son’s body WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman’s cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy’s father to lead investigators to the child’s body. JoAnn Cunningham and An...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body of one person and said two others who are missing are feared dead after an overnight explosion and ...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_async_config.uid = 65786; _sf_asyn...
20:00, 05/25/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared dead....
19:13, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have located and are recovering the body of a third employee killed in the explosion and fire at an Illi...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the thir...
04:39, 06/01/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the blast died, a local coroner confirmed, and the official death toll is expected to rise to four as a...
16:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explosion and fire at an Illinois plant are dead. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says crews have suspe...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. I...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, reports said....
08:52, 06/24/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicones factory general manager Mac Penman says the service will be Friday morning at the site north of C...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after NCAA waiver ruling       ...
00:26, 06/08/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that also provides for the removal of certain previous drug convictions and will generate new r...
22:52, 06/25/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hynes’ son-in-law, confirmed that Hynes died Saturday in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial Hospital...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another employee that if he lost his job he would kill other workers and "blow police up."...
17:39, 04/29/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
21:26, 05/10/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive healt...
18:26, 05/27/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
20:39, 05/11/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served no...
22:13, 05/15/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
02:52, 06/02/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
02:13, 05/04/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
03:13, 05/28/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
02:26, 06/05/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been fatally shot. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted police as saying that Jaylon McKenzie, an East St. ...
06:13, 05/06/2019

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barricaded in a home. Illinois State Police say the Fulton County sheriff’s deputy was responding to...
12:52, 06/26/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
01:00, 06/04/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were still missing....
02:52, 05/06/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
02:39, 05/07/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisvil...
04:39, 06/01/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illinois State 11-2 on Sunday night in an elimination game of the NCAA tournament. Hours after knocking o...
04:00, 06/03/2019

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, Illinois, after a court ruled Sheen’s niece c...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has scheduled a legislation-signing ceremony Tuesday morning in Chicago. His staff listed the ...
08:00, 06/25/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ...
22:52, 06/21/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois would become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
17:52, 06/01/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
05:39, 06/03/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed t...
12:52, 05/06/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
00:52, 05/22/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urgin...
06:13, 06/20/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for the financially shaky state, Wall Street credit rati...
23:13, 05/08/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the Legislature. It joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.        ...
22:39, 06/25/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state in US to legalize recreational marijuana, first to set up statewide marketplace Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that permits residents to purchase and possess up to one ounce of cannabis at a time and non-residents up to 15 gr...
21:52, 06/25/2019

BJP To Begin Membership Drive From July 6 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will begin its membership drive from July 6, the birth anniversary of its founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, and continue it till August 10. The saffron party claims to......
01:26, 06/15/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced Friday it would have unhindered access to bring aid into the struggling country....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Illinois dad led police to son's body after being confronted about video showing boy beaten, records show An Illinois boy had been missing for nearly week before his father led investigators to the 5-year-old’s body after they confronted him about a video found on the mother’s cellphone showing the child beaten and bruised, court records revealed Wednesd...
19:39, 05/02/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old middle school athlete who had already received college football scholarship offers....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
15:52, 05/31/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police....
01:39, 05/06/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
01:13, 06/01/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
12:26, 06/01/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Students stage walkout at Illinois high school in protest over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos posted to social media, school officials said....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE ...
16:39, 05/04/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
20:52, 05/04/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state to do so and the first to implement a comprehensive...
22:52, 06/25/2019

VW says 'concrete' talks to begin for new European plant Volkswagen Group says it will start "concrete negotiations" for a new multibrand car assembly plant in Europe. Locations in Bulgaria, Serbia and Turkey are being considered for the factory, press reports have said....
15:39, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost less than £34,000 Volkswagen has opened registrati...
15:26, 05/08/2019

NBA mock draft 3.0: Whom will Knicks take? When will intrigue really begin? Zion Williamson is a huge talent, but hardly the only intrigue or storyline in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. Will the Knicks hold onto the third pick, and if so, will they take RJ Barrett as expected or Darius Garland? After the Pelicans g...
15:13, 06/20/2019

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Six Daypacks to Pick Up Before Your Summer Adventures Begin Aside from solid hiking footwear, I would argue that a decent daypack is the most important piece of gear for a hiker to have in his or her arsenal. By now, we all know we should hike with the Ten Essentials, right? So you’re going to to need to stas...
02:52, 06/05/2019

NBA draft intrigue will really begin with Pelicans’ other pick The Pelicans are on the clock. Not for the No. 1 pick. Barring a stunning turn of events, that will be Zion Williamson. No, Thursday night’s NBA draft at Barclays Center will truly begin when New Orleans decides what to do with its second selection, ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

NBA draft 2019: Zion Williamson era set to begin Zion Williamson going No. 1 to the New Orleans Pelicans may be all but certain, but the NBA draft still has the potential to be a roller coaster ride....
18:13, 06/20/2019

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
22:00, 06/03/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois after severe storms earlier this week left 2 dead in Oklahoma....
15:39, 05/02/2019

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, suffered a severe spinal injury during a swimming incident on Saturday, according to 247Sports, and un...
20:13, 05/20/2019

Services begin for the 12 victims of Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Bereaved families are beginning to hold services and lay to rest the 12 people who were killed during a mass shooting in Virginia Beach. A funeral is scheduled Thursday for 42-year-old Katherine Nixon. The mass will be at a...
10:26, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Responders begin recovering crash wreckage ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the midair collision of two sightseeing floatplanes in Alaska that killed six people and injured 10 (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Federal accident investigators say responders have begun to recover the wreckage o...
03:39, 05/16/2019

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is headi...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Honda's EV Journey In India To Begin With Hybrid Technology Honda is also looking to localise the production of hybrid and EV solutions in India in a bid to ensure that it is accessible and affordable for the buyers....
10:00, 05/27/2019

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 Deliveries Begin; Priced At Rs. 81,037 The Bajaj Avenger Street 160 has been a long rumoured model set to join the company's product portfolio and the bike is now available on sale at select dealerships pan India. The new Bajaj Avenger......
21:13, 05/03/2019

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
19:00, 06/13/2019

US, Mexico begin talks aimed at avoiding tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
00:39, 06/04/2019

Wheels: Dents Begin to Show at Top End of Classic Car Market Million-dollar-plus autos are selling less often at auction, at the slowest pace since 2008, when the car insurer Hagerty started tracking this data....
17:00, 04/28/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
09:52, 05/17/2019

U.S., Taliban begin new peace negotiations for Afghan withdrawal Discussions between U.S. and Taliban mediators started Wednesday in Qatar with the goal of creating a lasting peace and a phased withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from key ports in Yemen SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they have begun a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, following a U.N.-brokered cease-fire. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the head of the rebels’ Supreme Revol...
13:26, 05/11/2019

Family Dollar to begin selling alcohol in 1,000 stores MATTHEWS, N.C. (CNN Newsource) – Discount retailer Family Dollar is adding booze to boost sales. According to USA Today, about 1,000 stores will start selling alcohol. The chain announced in March it will close nearly 400 stores this year on to...
05:52, 05/31/2019

Mickey Callaway is not safe as Mets begin to spiral SAN DIEGO — Give Pete Alonso credit. The kid still cares. How many Mets fans can say the same? Completely understandable of that latter group, to be clear. If you watched the Mets get dominated by Padres rookie Chris Paddack on Monday night to the tu...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Potentially damaging storms begin to rumble across central U.S. People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms erupted over the central United States causing major damage....
06:00, 05/29/2019

MTA will soon begin testing new swipe-free payment system Select New Yorkers will soon bid farewell to the dreaded “please swipe again” message on their morning commutes. Starting Friday, the test phase of the MTA’s OMNY program — short for One Metro New York — will officially roll out, allowing for contact...
04:13, 05/30/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from Hodeida Yemen's Houthi rebels began on Saturday a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, the group said, following the terms of a cease-fire....
15:52, 05/11/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Yemen: Houthis begin Hodeida port pullout UN supervisor welcomes long-delayed implementation of Stockholm ceasefire deal Yemen’s Houthi rebels will begin a pullback from ports in the flashpoint city of Hodeida on Saturday, the first practical step on the ground since a ceasefire deal was rea...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
01:13, 06/07/2019

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Begin Withdrawal From Key Port Houthi rebels in Yemen began to withdraw fighters from the country’s most strategic port city, a move that if completed would mark a significant step toward salvaging a peace deal that hasn’t been implemented since it was brokered by the U.N. in Dece...
03:52, 05/12/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but his alarming words wasn’t enough to place him in protective custody, records showed....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Dropbox Chief of Staff: Diversity and inclusion begin with hiring During her keynote at TNW’s 2019 conference today, Dropbox‘s Carmen Pop was quick to denote the differences between diversity and inclusion, and how both companies and individuals can promote both in Silicon Valley. Pop, who is Dropbox‘s Chief of Sta...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Hearing To Begin For Officer In Eric Garner's "I Can't Breathe" Case The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal chokehold will begin on Monday, nearly five years after widely seen video of the death......
13:26, 05/13/2019

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bowler in the world....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Jury selection set to begin in high profile corruption case HONOLULU (AP) — Jury selection is expected to begin in a closely watched corruption scandal involving the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement. Because of the intense publicity surrounding the case, 400 prospective jurors are needed for the ini...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Coronation Rituals For Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn Begin The coronation ceremony for King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X of Thailand, began Saturday in an elaborate show of pageantry, marked by Hindu and Buddhist ritual, two years after ascending the throne......
07:00, 05/04/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
18:26, 05/11/2019

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the s...
12:26, 05/28/2019

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major cities around the country....
12:52, 06/22/2019

NHL playoff beard tradition: Throw away the razors and let the razzing begin Growing an NHL playoff beard is a time-honored tradition during the quest for the Stanley Cup; so is teasing players about their poor facial hair.        ...
15:39, 05/15/2019

'Don't ask my age': Ageing South Koreans begin a new chapter on the catwalk, YouTube Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk among young, pin-thin models at an academy in......
03:39, 06/24/2019

Plains says Cactus II pipeline to begin partial operations in late Q3 Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cactus II crude oil pipeline will begin partial service late in the third quarter of 2019, the company's Chief Operating Officer Chris Chandler said on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

X1 Racing League Reveals Race Car; To Begin From October 2019 Xtreme 1 or X1 Racing League was first announced last year and is all set to begin the motorsport series by October 2019. The city-based championship in a first-of-its-kind format is the brainchild of......
21:13, 05/03/2019

Huawei CFO's extradition hearing to begin January 2020: media Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after the legal team appeared in a Canadian court to set future...
22:13, 06/06/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
18:26, 06/08/2019

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
14:00, 05/27/2019

Japan begin World Cup campaign with goalless draw against Argentina Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a dull goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the tournament on Monday....
01:26, 06/11/2019

Self-driving trucks begin delivering mail for US Postal Service The US Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based st...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Google I/O 2019 Keynote Set to Begin at 10.30pm IST: Live Updates Google is expected to launch Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, and reveal major features of Android Q at Google I/O 2019. Google, Google IO, Google IO 2019, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL...
17:26, 05/07/2019

Oculus Connect 6 dates confirmed: 'A new chapter in VR and AR' will begin this September Oculus announced the dates and location of this year's developer conference - Oculus Connect 6. Calling it a banner year for VR, what secrets lie in wait?...
13:26, 06/24/2019

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
07:00, 06/18/2019

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE wi...
20:13, 06/18/2019

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
08:13, 06/18/2019

Parched India awaits monsoon rains as reservoirs begin to run dry Millions of Indians are desperately awaiting overdue monsoon rains as they struggle to secure drinking water amid a heat wave that is rapidly drying up reservoirs and sending temperatures soaring across the country....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Iran Says It Will Begin Enriching Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said on Monday that it has increased production of low-enriched uranium—of the type suitable for use in nuclear power generators, but not nuclear warheads—to levels that will exceed limits imposed in the 2015 nuclear...
16:13, 06/18/2019

ICE Will Reportedly Begin Raids to Deport Thousands of Families on Sunday Less than a week after President Donald Trump threatened to deport “millions” of people on Twitter, Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the process of raiding cities with large immigration populations with the intention of arresting and de...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Plains on track to begin partial service on Cactus II pipeline in Q3 Plains All American said construction of its Cactus II pipeline from the Permian Basin to Corpus Christi, Texas, is on schedule, with partial service to Ingleside expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
02:13, 06/04/2019

Revolt RV400 Unveiled; Bookings To Begin From June 25, 2019 The Revolt RV400 finally made its debut in India and while the electric motorcycle will be launched next month, Revolt Intellicorp will start taking pre-bookings from June 25, 2019 onwards....
17:13, 06/18/2019

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction....
08:52, 05/21/2019

Laura Ingraham: Democrats running for president will soon 'begin to smash each other' Fox News host Laura Ingraham took a look at the Democrats' top 2020 presidential candidates Tuesday night and reviewed some of the more debated promises and stumbles they've made ahead of this week's scheduled debates in Florida....
08:52, 06/26/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
05:00, 05/19/2019

Mueller’s statement increases pressure on Pelosi to begin Trump impeachment Democrats said Wednesday that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s statement that if he had confidence that President Trump did not commit a crime, he would say so, puts the onus on Congress to act......
19:39, 05/29/2019

Search Ops Begin As Foreign Climbers Go Missing On Way To Nanda Devi Peak An eight-member team of mountaineers, including seven foreign nationals, has gone missing on its way to Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district....
08:13, 06/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters begin rally demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
10:00, 06/16/2019

India’s Marathon Election Ends With Vote Counting Set to Begin Thursday (KOLKATA, India) — Voting in India’s mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s H...
09:39, 05/20/2019

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
21:39, 05/28/2019

Liberals Begin Lining Up Young Judges for a Post-Trump Surge Liberal advocacy groups have a message for federal judges pondering retirement: Hold on until 2021. In the meantime, they have begun drawing up lists of possible replacements....
19:52, 06/08/2019

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing Of Mueller Report In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed,” but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Hold...
18:13, 06/09/2019

Immigration raids slated to begin in major US cities as early as Sunday Raids ordered by Trump will reportedly target more than 2,000 migrants who received letters ordering them to appear in courtRaids on migrants in cities including New York, Chicago and Miami could begin as early as Sunday, according to multiple report...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
01:00, 06/22/2019

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
03:39, 06/22/2019

5-Year BJP Rule Just A Trailer, Real Picture Yet To Begin: Nitin Gadkari The Bharatiya Janata Party's five-year rule was just a trailer, and the real picture is yet to emerge, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday....
05:00, 05/05/2019

Three days of ceremonies to begin for coronation of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn What Vajiralongkorn – also known as King Rama X– will do with the power and influence the venerated status confers is still not clear.        ...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight....
14:13, 05/21/2019

Barrett or Morant? Knicks begin working on draft decision they won’t get to make CHICAGO — As Zion Williamson left town, Knicks brass interviewed his Duke wingman, RJ Barrett, Wednesday morning in Chicago, according to an NBA source. In the afternoon, brass grilled Murray State point guard Ja Morant. After months of hope, William...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
21:00, 05/28/2019

‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on ambitious budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have agreed to begin negotiations on a two-year deal to lift stiff budget caps, according to multiple sources ...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Hearings begin to halt dolphin hunting in notorious Japan village Court hearings began to stop dolphin hunting in a Japanese village on Friday, with plaintiffs saying the grisly annual hunts, made famous in an Oscar-winning documentary, violate animal protection laws due to their "extreme cruelty"....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell-Adam Gase saga can officially begin Le’Veon Bell agreed to be a Jet a little after midnight on March 13. Nearly three months later, he will be on the field in a Jets uniform for the first time. Bell will practice with the Jets for the first time on Tuesday as the team opens its three-d...
02:26, 06/04/2019

India election: counting to begin with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week elections on Thursday, as results are released progressi...
02:00, 05/23/2019

"Polls End, Talks Begin": Congress On Sushma Swaraj-Pak Minister Photo A day before counting of votes for the national election, the Congress tore into the government over what it called "foreign minister-level talks" with Pakistan, alleging that with the end of......
04:52, 05/23/2019

Trump confirms Ice raids on migrant families to begin next week 'or earlier' Up to 2,000 families to be targeted in as many as 10 US citiesCritics says move timed to coincide with re-election campaignAs major US cities braced for looming raids on undocumented migrants subject to deportation orders, Donald Trump told reporters...
19:26, 06/22/2019

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members traveled to the Justice Department Thursday afternoon to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of law...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Most Americans don’t want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings. But 70 percent of black voters disagree. The conclusions from the Mueller report confirm to black voters something many of them have believed about Trump since the day he launched his presidential campaign: He is unfit for the office....
21:39, 04/29/2019

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:26, 05/16/2019

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Mets begin sealing their trade deadline fate with ugly loss to Braves ATLANTA — The perfect storm of stench, ugliness and ineptitude enveloped the Mets on Monday in starting this crucial road trip with an embarrassing loss. Zack Wheeler certainly was better than his final line suggested, but he wasn’t good. The lineup ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

President Trump announces delay of mass immigration raids that were to begin Sunday _____ President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he would delay the White House’s plans to begin mass raids that were to begin Sunday against undocumented families. Sharing the news on Twitter, the president said that “at the request ...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Domino’s will begin delivering pizzas with electric, self-driving vehicles this fall in Houston Customers will be able to track orders, which are to be sent out in the pill-bug-like vehicles from Silicon Valley start-up Nuro, via the restaurant chain’s app....
07:52, 06/18/2019

Murder or mutiny? Arguments begin in Navy SEAL's court martial in San Diego Did decorated U.S. Navy SEAL Chief Ed Gallagher murder a teenage Islamic State fighter or is he being framed by mutinying sailors he commanded and who are testifying against him?...
03:39, 06/19/2019

'Fuller House' Season 5 stars begin production without embattled Lori Loughlin The cast of Netflix’s “Fuller House” has officially resumed production on the final season of the show, but without one of its key cast members, Lori Loughlin....
17:26, 05/23/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Aspen Dental to offer veterans free care, sign ups begin Wednesday Getty Images TUCSON – Aspen Dental will open two of their Tucson locations on June 8 to provide free care for veterans. Veterans can start scheduling appointments starting Wednesday by calling 1-844-277-3646. An Aspen Dental representative will let v...
19:13, 05/02/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday. The evacuation comes amid rising tensions be...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-...
07:52, 05/06/2019

Trump's 25% China tariffs begin as trade talks between two nations continue Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
13:26, 05/10/2019

Airports begin to fight back against rogue drones with anti-incursion systems With the FAA predicting the number of drones in the sky will reach 7 million by 2020, dozens of tech companies are racing to develop and install anti-incursion systems. ...
04:00, 06/25/2019

No longer fiction: Flying car startups aim to begin test flights as early as next year The ride-sharing giant Uber and smaller startups like Alaka'i Technologies and ASKA edge closer toward a flying future.       ...
12:26, 06/19/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
17:52, 05/11/2019

Narendra Modi to Begin Second Term as India’s Prime Minister in Grand Ceremony As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
14:52, 05/30/2019

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd set to begin appeal against conviction over death of Charlotte Brown Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd will today launch an appeal against his conviction over the death of a women who died during their date on the River Thames....
04:52, 06/13/2019

Jane The Virgin signals it's time for the emotional warfare of its farewell season to begin in earnest Thus far in its final season, Jane The Virgin has been primarily concerned with obstacles and complications, but there is light on the horizon. Jane closed the book on her relationship with Michael after his return from the dead, even if Rafael remai...
06:13, 05/23/2019

Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days. The State Department of Environment and Science said in a statement that it has approved the most recent version of......
08:00, 06/13/2019

Sunday Forecast: Normal daytime highs today, triple digits begin Monday TUCSON – The upper trof axis pushed well east of the region this afternoon over eastern New Mexico, with high pressure building in from the west. Below normal high temperatures today and triple digits Monday. The upper high will then shift east...
03:26, 06/24/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new immunization campaign against cholera which began on...
18:13, 05/27/2019

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Violent weather: Hail, winds, tornadoes begin hammering swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:26, 05/16/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange's Expanded Trading Hours Initiative To Begin In Late September CHICAGO, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that the first phase of its previously announced plans to expand CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures trading hours will begin in late September, with the...
03:13, 05/04/2019

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting Of Votes Begin The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
04:52, 05/23/2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life views to racism. ...
03:39, 06/13/2019

Trade talks with China linger past Trump's midnight deadline as new tariffs begin Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
10:13, 05/10/2019

Hundreds remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon as services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims The service to remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon ushered in the next wave of grief for a city still reeling from the worst mass shooting of 2019.        ...
03:52, 06/07/2019

Businesses begin planning supply chain shake-ups in case Trump China tariffs stick Whether President Trump is bluffing or stating his honest opinion that he is comfortable with permanent tariffs on Chinese goods, businesses are increasingly deciding they need to start planning for the tariffs to be around for a long time....
06:52, 05/17/2019

CBOE to Begin Disseminating Two New Volatility Benchmarks Based on CME Group Corn and Soybean Options Prices CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Monday, June 6, CBOE will begin disseminating data for CME Group on two new volatility indexes based on CBOT corn and soybean options prices. The...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
02:13, 06/07/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

The big mistake the Federal Reserve is making right now In the current era of low inflation, it has been the failure to tighten monetary policy when asset bubbles develop that has led to recessions when those bubbles burst....
03:26, 05/04/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Trump Says Federal Reserve 'Doesn't Know What It Is Doing' President Trump compared the Federal Reserve to “a stubborn child” in a pair of tweets on Monday, after the bank opted not to cut interest rates during its two-day meeting last week....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Man charged with impersonating federal agent to be released OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma City says the spokesman for a group of armed civilians that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border and who has been jailed on charges that he impersonated a federal agent should be released to a halfway house....
00:26, 06/26/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law A U.S. district judge struck down a one-year-old Kentucky law that restricted a type of abortion usually performed after the 14th week of pregnancy, ruling it violates a woman's constitutional rights....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
20:39, 04/28/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Paul Winfree Under Consideration for Federal Reserve President Trump’s next nominee to the Federal Reserve board may be one of his former domestic policy aides—Paul Winfree—who now oversees economic policy studies at the conservative Heritage Foundation....
23:13, 05/03/2019

Roger Stone Pissed Off a Federal Judge Again As diabolically smart as he is, pro-Trump political hit man Roger Stone certainly does some extremely dumb things. Yet again, his behavior might land him in jail pending a November trial for lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tamperi...
03:00, 06/23/2019

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has reversed course and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Bid...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Self-described ‘El Chapo of Opioids’ faces federal charges NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey doctor who authorities say referred to himself as the “El Chapo of Opioids” is facing federal charges. Robert Delagente (Dela-GENT-ay) was scheduled in court Monday. The Oakland-based Delagente is charged ...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
09:52, 05/01/2019

CBOE TO BEGIN PUBLISHING NEW CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) TERM STRUCTURE DATA CHICAGO, March 28, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Monday, March 31, 2008, the Exchange will be publishing CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Term Structure data.The information will be disseminated through...
10:26, 05/05/2019

CBOE and CFE to Begin Trading CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index (GVZ) Futures and Options CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced plans to launch futures and options on the CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index (Ticker - GVZ). Pending regulatory approval, CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will begin tr...
21:26, 05/04/2019

Greenpeace vessels begin pole-to-pole ocean journey - in pictures The Arctic Sunrise and the Esperanza, two Greenpeace vessels, are in Svalbard, Norway, on the first leg of a voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic. The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts joined the mission to highlight the threats facing the oceans and to c...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Nepal To Begin Construction Of Railways Linking Nepal With India, China President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that Nepal is planning to start construction of railways linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years....
07:00, 05/04/2019

CBOE to Begin Publishing Values for CBOE VIX Tail Hedge Index CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today began publishing values for the CBOE VIX Tail Hedge Index(SM) (ticker symbol: VXTH(SM)), the latest addition to a suite of CBOE strategy indexes designed to manage...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
02:52, 05/25/2019

Projects In Appalachian Counties Sought For Federal Funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is avai...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
14:52, 04/30/2019

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval ...
23:26, 05/30/2019

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. The National Tra...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
02:52, 05/25/2019

Alberta provincial carbon tax dead, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
04:52, 05/31/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join t...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
02:13, 06/21/2019

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying to make an informed choice....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on ‘swatting’ hoaxes WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. An indictment handed down May 16 against 29-year-old Rodney All...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls to ban privately run federal prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday announced a new plan to ban private prisons, alleging the companies behind them are “wringing billions out of federal taxpayers” and sacrificing safety to “boost their bottom line.” ...
16:13, 06/21/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
07:26, 06/02/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
16:39, 05/21/2019

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profil...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Jack de Belin loses federal court bid to be reinstated by NRL St George Illawarra star will remain ruled out indefinitely while he answers aggravated sexual assault chargeSt George Illawarra star Jack de Belin has lost his bid in the federal court to be reinstated by the NRL.Justice Melissa Perry ruled on Frida...
10:52, 05/17/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison....
06:39, 05/07/2019

ICE to train Florida officers to serve federal warrants LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The country’s immigration enforcement agency has announced a new partnership in Florida to allow some sheriff’s deputies to serve warrants on behalf of the federal government. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
22:39, 06/05/2019

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional The decision, similar to rulings in other states, comes as the Supreme Court considers whether courts even have a role to play in gerrymandering cases....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
08:13, 06/07/2019

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
06:26, 06/07/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
11:52, 05/22/2019

Federal Reserve must learn to leave the stock market alone President Trump was elected as a Washington outsider and a political and economic disruptor — someone to fight for the people, not his own political donors or Washington lifers. However, when it comes to appointing a member to the Federal Reserve, co...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
02:00, 06/12/2019

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
09:26, 06/12/2019

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
15:52, 06/22/2019

Impact of below 1% on federal debt/GDP ratio from Mexico's new oil refinery Mexican ratings agency HR Ratings on Wednesday forecast an impact of below 1% on the ratio of Mexico's federal debt to gross domestic product (GDP) derived from the cost of building the new Dos Bocas oil refinery....
21:52, 05/15/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
04:13, 05/22/2019

Federal judge orders gorilla’s return to Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Friday in San Francisco that northern California’s Gorilla F...
23:26, 06/08/2019

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
20:52, 06/12/2019

KCR's Federal Front Pitch Gets New Direction From MK Stalin: Sources Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's efforts to rope in DMK chief MK Stalin for a non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front, did not go off the way he expected today....
21:13, 05/13/2019

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert released from hospital, set to begin 'intensive' rehab Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was released from Beaumont Hospital on Wednesday following his stroke more than three weeks ago.       ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

CBOE to Begin Publishing Values for CBOE S&P 500 Skew Index CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Wednesday, February 23, the Exchange will begin publishing values for the CBOE S&P 500 Skew Index (ticker symbol: SKEW), a benchmark measure of th...
21:26, 05/04/2019

CBOE to Begin Overnight Dissemination of CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- The Chicago Board Options Exchange ® today announced that it plans to begin overnight dissemination of the CBOE Volatility Index ® in March. The CBOE VIX Index, widely considered to be the world's premier baromete...
03:26, 05/03/2019

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan State Bank of India, Scholar Loan Scheme: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, is offering loans to students to pursue higher education in Indian or abroad. State Bank of India offers......
16:00, 05/28/2019

Should you keep your student credit card? A student credit card may not be as good as some of the industry-leading products, but it could still be worth keeping.        ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech A gay student who came out during a valedictorian speech at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University said Monday he hopes the speech helps ease loneliness felt by other LGBTQ students at the school. (April 29)        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — t...
14:13, 05/23/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
18:52, 06/15/2019

Federal judges find retirement offers easy way out of probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest way for federal judges facing investigation by their peers to make the inquiry go away is to utter two words: “I quit.” That’s how appellate judges Maryanne Trump Barry and Alex Kozinski ended investiga...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
09:00, 06/05/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can...
22:39, 06/09/2019

Man Tied To Lexington Lab Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charges (LEX 18) — A man connected to a Lexington lab has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge, after admitting to helping set up a kickback scheme. Officials said Timothy B. Andrews pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the ...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
16:39, 05/21/2019

Most habitat clearing concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, study finds Scientists say the greatest loss of threatened species habitat has been in the agriculture minister’s electorateMost clearing of Australian habitat relied on by threatened species is concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, nine of which are held...
23:52, 05/07/2019

To KCR's Federal Front Moves, Chandrababu Naidu's Unfazed Reaction Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu -- who took on the role of the facilitator for a united opposition to challenge the BJP in the national election -- is unfazed about the plans of his......
03:26, 05/08/2019

Man in body armor fires shots outside federal building in Dallas Video has emerged of a man clad in body armor who fired several shots with a rifle outside a federal building in Dallas before being wounded by police and taken into custody, according to reports. In the footage tweeted by a KDFW editor, the man is s...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
12:00, 06/07/2019

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
14:13, 05/30/2019

Federal panel reverses ruling that tossed Ky. ethics rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that bec...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nea...
04:26, 06/17/2019

Ex-Roger Stone aide testifies before federal grand jury WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Trump confidant Roger Stone testified before a grand jury after a months-long legal battle with special counsel Robert Mueller. Andrew Miller answered questions for about two hours Friday in Washington. Prosecutors ...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Russell Co. Brothers Indicted On Federal Bank Fraud Charges BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (LEX 18) — A pair of brothers from Russell County have been indicted on federal charges of bank fraud. Adam and Jeremy Hill were charged in an indictment handed up Wednesday in Bowling Green. The indictment alleges that Jerem...
16:26, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a series of arrests connected to a South Florida hip-hop festival (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Rapper Kodak Black has made his initial appearance on a gun charge in Miami federal court. The 21-year-old, wh...
21:52, 05/13/2019