Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

And one witness told CBS New York: 'All of a sudden it was like the train just started like banging against the walls of the tunnel. Passengers on one train tell WABC that it felt like it jumped off the tracks at around 125th Street. Nicholas Ave... More..

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Winds Push Brian Head Fire To Nearly 50000 Acres
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Winds Push Brian Head Fire To Nearly 50000 Acres

Fox News is reporting that Utah forestry officials' Wildland Fire Prevention and Education team says preliminary statistics to date for wildfires in Utah indicate human activities were responsible for approxi...More..

Los Alamos County to receive PILT funding
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Los Alamos County to receive PILT funding

Payments are based on the acreage of federal land and population within a county. "As ranking member on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Interior Department's budget, I will do everythin...More..

Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

The 35-year-old, defeated in his first comeback match in Stuttgart last week, took control from the start with an early break and kept world number 12 Zverev on his toes. Zverev defeated Spanish seventh seed Ro...More..

Montreal man back in court in Flint airport stabbing
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Montreal man back in court in Flint airport stabbing

Ftouhi remains in federal custody on a charge of violence at an global airport and is due to return to court in Flint this week. Ftouhi's attorney, Joan Morgan, said her client was not seeking bond because of...More..

Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'

A chance encounter at a gas station in Lexington, Nebraska, last week led to the capture of a suspect involved in half a dozen bank robberies and two shootouts with police, with the suspicion furthered after th...More..

CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Trump was his boosterish self at the meeting with Republican senators this afternoon, but he knows and cares so little about the details that I'm told he would agree with whatever was said, even if senators w...More..

Iran calls Supreme Court's travel ban decision
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Iran calls Supreme Court's travel ban decision "racist" and "unfair"

Zarif also tweeted on Tuesday, "A bigoted ban on Muslims will not keep USA safer". "The Trump administration has said this is a great win", said Bauer. "It is regrettable that the USA government is ignoring t...More..

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

Rapert signed the law, Act S1231, that required the stone be built somewhere on the state capitol. "I'm a firm believer that part of salvation is that we not only have faith in Jesus Christ but we obey the ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Zellner: Avery 'extremely optimistic' his conviction will be overturned

Making a Murderer was one of the most popular Netflix original documentaries when it premiered on the streaming service. It appears to be a classic case of a false confession, and with questionable evidenc...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

In Arizona, a wildfire that has charred more than 28 square miles (72 square kilometres) burned and forced the evacuation of the town of Mayer, population about 1,400, and other areas as a precaution. The fire,...More..

Christian Host: Philando Castile Shooting Was Reasonable
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Christian Host: Philando Castile Shooting Was Reasonable

The mother of Philando Castile , a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer previous year, has reached a settlement worth almost three million USA dollars (£2.4 million) over his death. A heated c...More..

Ex-Milwaukee Cop Acquitted of Homicide Faces Civil Suit
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Ex-Milwaukee Cop Acquitted of Homicide Faces Civil Suit

The two shots by Heaggan-Brown came in quick succession, striking Smith once in his right arm and then the fatal shot to the chest. Deliberations resume Wednesday and jurors have to decide whether Dominiqu...More..

Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump

The author of the Atlantic article, Rosie Gray , tweeted Tuesday that "we're already several steps further into the " Sean got fatter " controversy than I thought we would be". There's more than one way to...More..

Manzanita Fire continues to burn at 5000 acres, evacuation warning in place
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Manzanita Fire continues to burn at 5000 acres, evacuation warning in place

Crews are facing dry, windy conditions and a "high potential" for extreme fire behavior. Almost 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew. Officials say almost 1,500 structures are still threatened...More..

Topeka weather for Wednesday, July 28, 2017: Chance for rain today
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Topeka weather for Wednesday, July 28, 2017: Chance for rain today

Monday night - Clear, with a low around 64. Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and maybe a thunderstorm early. Friday showers and storms will be likely in the afternoon. Wednesday: Sunny, delightful. High...More..

Republicans Postpone Vote on Obamacare Replacement
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Republicans Postpone Vote on Obamacare Replacement

After meeting with Trump, McConnell warned that "the status quo is simply unsustainable" and said Republicans have two options. Because Louisiana didn't expand its Medicaid rolls until July 2016, the stat...More..

Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote

Rob Portman, R-Ohio, sent a joint statement Tuesday afternoon announcing they did not support the current version of their fellow Republicans' plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . The CBO s...More..

Republicans delay vote on health-care bill
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Republicans delay vote on health-care bill

Senate Republicans have delayed their plans to vote on their newest Trumpcare bill because they now realize what many knew when GOP leaders locked themselves into a room to craft this deadweight anchor of a...More..

Pediatricians Concerned Health Bill Would Reduce Kid's Care
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Pediatricians Concerned Health Bill Would Reduce Kid's Care

In Wisconsin, 492,000 children get health care through Medicaid, said Dr. Jeffery Britton, president of the Wisconsin chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. A report issued Monday by the Congressional...More..

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

The retracted story had claimed that Senate investigators were looking at the activities of the $10 billion Russian investment fund in connection to Scaramucci, who served on the executive committee of Trump's...More..

Supreme Court Rules Missouri Church Can Get Grant Money
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Supreme Court Rules Missouri Church Can Get Grant Money

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has not subjected anyone to chains or torture on account of religion. "The result of the State's policy is nothing so dramatic as the denial of political office"...More..

Ransomware hits operations at Jawaharlal Nehru port
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Ransomware hits operations at Jawaharlal Nehru port

The government on Wednesday said it has started proactive measures to keep the country insulated from the latest round of ransomware attack, which has hit Europe, adding that so far there was no large-scale imp...More..

Security staff begin checking books at USA airports
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Security staff begin checking books at USA airports

McCarthy confirmed that although the creature didn't slide through security like a side of warm butter, he "cooperated quite nicely with the screening process" nonetheless. The TSA now employs several thousand ...More..

McConnell delays vote on health care bill until after July 4 recess
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

McConnell delays vote on health care bill until after July 4 recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky emerged with the updated plans from a lunch with other GOP senators, along with the news that the chamber's Republicans were headed to the White House for...More..

'India-US alliance to check China's rise will be catastrophic'
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

'India-US alliance to check China's rise will be catastrophic'

Modi said there was no reason for the United States and India to be rivals, stressing that both he and Trump shared a joint desire to increase productivity, growth and job creation. 'I don't think there is an...More..

Castile protesters target city where officer worked
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Castile protesters target city where officer worked

Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez . Castile told the officer that he was licensed to carry a firearm and that he had a weapon in his possession. His girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds livestreamed the afterma...More..

Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Cooler today with a few showers
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Cooler today with a few showers

The severe threat remains low as the humidity will not be almost as high as last week, but some could contain gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rainfall. Tonight will be mostly fair with a low in the ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Questions Left by the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling

TheNewsGuru.com reports that the President's March 6 executive order banned the issuance of new visas to people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. A 120-day ban on refugees also i...More..

Supreme Court agrees to rule on sports betting
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Supreme Court agrees to rule on sports betting

The Supreme Court has taken a case that exemplifies a number of recent decisions by business owners to refuse services for homosexual couples getting married. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R-Ala....More..

Rand Paul Meets President Donald Trump To Talk Health Care
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Rand Paul Meets President Donald Trump To Talk Health Care

Since the Senate bill , the Better Care Reconciliation Act , is a different piece of legislation from the one passed last month by the House, it still needs approval by that chamber of Congress. Sen. Susan C...More..

Donald Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Donald Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP

Earlier on Tuesday, four Republican senators said they would not support an initial vote on the bill, while five have said they couldn't support the bill without change on a final vote. Iowa's senior senato...More..

Sanders joining Midwest bus tour against Senate health bill
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sanders joining Midwest bus tour against Senate health bill

Jane O'Meara was president of Burlington College from 2004-2011. When applying for the loan, FBI investigators allege that Sanders distorted donor levels to make it appear the school was in a better financial...More..

What's next for Trump's travel ban and vetting procedures
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

What's next for Trump's travel ban and vetting procedures

TheNewsGuru.com reports that the President's March 6 executive order banned the issuance of new visas to people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. Mr Trump has hailed the high cou...More..

Palin Suing New York Times Over 'Political Incitement' Editorial
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Palin Suing New York Times Over 'Political Incitement' Editorial

On June 15 and 16, the Times published two different corrections of its editorial , ultimately saying that there was no link between the Palin mailing and the Loughner shooting, and saying that the Palin PAC ...More..