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3 killed in shooting at United States auto racing event

3 killed in shooting at United States auto racing event Beth said it is still an active investigation. The shooting necessitated mutual aid, which involved the Racine County Sheriff's Office, multiple fire departments, including agencies from Twin Lakes, Bristol, Somers, Paris. "We're treating this as a very serious situation". Beth urged any witnesses to the shooting to contact his department. The type of weapon was unknown. [Full Article...]

China to stop imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and fish

China to stop imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and fish She urged the USA to continue working with China for stable economic relations and asked it not to use the conflict in North Korea as a means to pressure Beijing in trade matters. The softened language in Monday's order is the second time in as many weeks that Trump has agreed to changes to ease the potential backlash from China. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gert expected to strengthen, timing here

Tropical Storm Gert expected to strengthen, timing here As of Sunday evening, TS Gert has winds of 40 MPH and it's center of circulation is 600 miles off the coast of Myrtle Beach. No warnings or watches have been issued at this time. Gert is the seventh named Tropical Storm of the 2017 Hurricane Season. The disturbance is forecast to move northwestward through the weekend and to turn northeastward - away from the US coast - early next week. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions Winning Ticket Worth $393 Million Sold At Illinois Barbecue

Mega Millions Winning Ticket Worth $393 Million Sold At Illinois Barbecue The estimated jackpot for the drawing is $393 million. The 393 million dollar jackpot is the fifth largest prize in the game's history. One, sold in Washington, included the optional Megaplier to win $5 million after the 5x Megaplier was drawn; the others were sold in California and Ohio. [Full Article...]

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $393

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $393 Officials with the Kentucky Lottery officials say a victor in Kentucky could be great for the state economically. Lottery players have a choice. Dueling jackpots for Mega Millions and Power Ball have never been this high, motivating people to play both games instead of just one. [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro wants 'personal conversation' with Trump

Venezuela's Maduro wants 'personal conversation' with Trump The U.S., the European Union, a number of Latin American countries and others around the globe have condemned the assembly, and the Vatican last week called for its suspension, all of which Maduro no doubt laughed off because now he basically controls the country. [Full Article...]

Giant inflatable chicken appears behind White House

Giant inflatable chicken appears behind White House The chicken's wings are even making similar hand gestures to Mr Trump's . Following the flurry of images on social media, a Tax March Chicken Twitter account tweeted: 'This isn't my first rodeo. The President is on a 17-day working vacation at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The President, who is now on a working holiday at his golf club in New Jersey, is yet to tweet about the... [Full Article...]

Trump Is Attacking The GOP's Top Senator On Twitter And Here's Why

Trump Is Attacking The GOP's Top Senator On Twitter And Here's Why It began with a little Twitter prodding yesterday in response to McConnell's criticism of Trump's expectations, and his penchant for setting arbitrary deadlines that have nothing to do with the legislation in question. Republican senators are on defense this month in their districts after the Obamacare repeal disaster that Trump has distanced his administration from. [Full Article...]

Florida Mom Drove With Daughter's Dead Body For 2 Days

Florida Mom Drove With Daughter's Dead Body For 2 Days A mother was charged with concealing a body after police say she drove for two days with her daughter's dead body in the auto. Donath Plummer, Kaye-lea Plummer's father, told Jacksonville's WJXT4 that Newsome informed him Saturday morning she and his daughter were traveling to Buffalo. [Full Article...]

Canada to set up border camp as number of asylum seekers swells

Canada to set up border camp as number of asylum seekers swells The soldiers from Joint Task Force East will set up modular tents equipped with lighting and heating on a privately owned site leased by the government in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle. Department of Homeland Security. The Royal Victoria Hospital, shuttered in 2015 due to age, will also be opened and can accommodate about 320 people. [Full Article...]

USA slaps more sanctions on Venezuela politicians including former President Chavez's brother

USA slaps more sanctions on Venezuela politicians including former President Chavez's brother The dire economic situation also has stirred deep bitterness as people struggle with skyrocketing inflation and shortages of food and medicine. "Witness accounts suggest that security forces. They said they would not recognise any action taken by its "illegitimate" new Constituent Assembly. The Treasury Department says seven are current or former Venezuelan government officials. [Full Article...]

Google Fires Employee For 'Perpetuating Gender Stereotypes'

Google Fires Employee For 'Perpetuating Gender Stereotypes' The post went to the extent of saying that women in the same position as men were paid less not due to any bias but because of inherent psychological differences between the genders. "I thought about the women at Google who are now facing a very public discussion about their abilities, sparked by one of their own co-workers...", Wojcicki wrote . [Full Article...]

Christy Clark resigns in British Columbia

Christy Clark resigns in British Columbia Liberal leader. Clark decision to resign as party leader comes after the Liberals narrowly won the provincial election but lost a non-confidence vote in the Legislature which led to the NDP forming power. "I'm certain that British Columbia's best days, and our parties, are still ahead of us", added Clark. Her final accomplishment, however, was the courage to step down, certainly not when or ho... [Full Article...]

The US Military Can Now Shoot Down Consumer Drones

The US Military Can Now Shoot Down Consumer Drones The Pentagon has given the military the green light and new guidelines allowing the military to down drones flying near or over select U.S. military bases. "The 2017 enacted National Defense Authorization Act gave the Departments of Defense and Energy authority to mitigate drones in specific environments and to coordinate with the FAA to safeguard the national airspace system", the FAA said in a s... [Full Article...]

Kenya election: Long lines as voters wait to cast ballots

Kenya election: Long lines as voters wait to cast ballots The candidates are from opposing tribes, and current President Uhuru Kenyatta has been accused of rigging the elections process by his rival Raila Odinga , who also participated in the 2007 presidential elections and refused to accept his defeat, which led to the bloody clashes between tribes. [Full Article...]

Newspaper: Clinical India rout SL to wrap up series

Newspaper: Clinical India rout SL to wrap up series Kohli will fancy equalling Australia's modern era record of nine consecutive Test series wins when the Indians host Sri Lanka for three matches later this year. However the host nation had a better start in the second innings after they were forced to play the follow-on. The players who got this record were Jadeja and Ashwin, Interestingly Jadeja has won the Man of the Match Award but was gi... [Full Article...]

Manhunt underway after Missouri Police Officer shot, killed

Manhunt underway after Missouri Police Officer shot, killed Sergeant Martin said Mr. McCarthy's vehicle was found abandoned a short distance from the scene of the shooting after it hit an embankment. The highway patrol identified and released a photo of a man they said is a person of interest in the shooting: 39-year-old Ian McCarthy of Clinton. [Full Article...]

Israeli minister asks for closure of Al Jazeera's offices in Jerusalem

Israeli minister asks for closure of Al Jazeera's offices in Jerusalem That has changed in the past month since Netanyahu blamed Al Jazeera's reporting for stirring passions against Israel that led to violent demonstrations, after the government installed metal detectors at the Jerusalem shrine following a shooting attack that killed two policemen. [Full Article...]

Man brandishing knife arrested at Eiffel Tower

Man brandishing knife arrested at Eiffel Tower The suspect's statements to investigators and his radical views led the anti-terrorist section of the prosecution to take over the investigation, a judicial source in Paris said on Sunday (Monday NZ Time). No one was injured and the tower was evacuated at 11:30 p.m., about half an hour before the tower stops admitting visitors. France has been in a state of emergency since November 2015 and ha... [Full Article...]

Venezuela official reports attack at military base after group declares rebellion

Venezuela official reports attack at military base after group declares rebellion Calling the group the 41st Brigade, he announces a rebellion and demands the "immediate formation of a transitional government and free elections". On Saturday, Mr Maduro's new " constituent assembly " removed the chief prosecutor from her post and ordered her to stand trial, confirming opposition fears that it would use its powers to root out critics of the government. [Full Article...]


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