Indonesian capital to elect leader as religious tensions rise

Baswedan's margin of victory was a surprise, as polls in the week leading up to the runoff showed the candidates running neck and neck. Baswedan, who is supported by the opposition Gerindra Party and Prosperous Justice Party, called on voters to fo... More..

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Marlins no-hitter broken up in 9th

Haniger walked on a 3-2 pitch to open the inning and Nelson Cruz was hit by a pitch with one out. Chen exited the game after 100 pitches when Marlins manager Don Mattingly opted for his bullpen. "He's been ...More..

Allies silent, jibes in China over USA carrier mix-up
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Allies silent, jibes in China over USA carrier mix-up

The U.S. military initially said in a statement dated April 10 that Admiral Harry Harris , the commander of Pacific Command, directed the Carl Vinson strike group "to sail north and report on station in the ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel, still denies allegations

Fox News has cut ties to "The O'Reilly Factor" host Bill O'Reilly, 21st Century Fox confirmed in a statement Wednesday . The news of his departure from Fox comes on the heels of an exodus of advertisers fr...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fox News Picks Replacement for Bill O'Reilly

The host's top-rated program, The O'Reilly Factor, had recently suffered an exodus of advertisers amid revelations that O'Reilly, Fox News and 21st Century Fox had quietly paid out roughly $ 13 million in set...More..

UA picked to host NCAA golf, track championships
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

UA picked to host NCAA golf, track championships

UMHB will also co-host the 2019 and 2022 NCAA Division III Women's Golf National Championships. Until 2015, those two matches had been the most attended in NCAA volleyball history. It also features 12 outdo...More..

Aaron Hernandez Found Hanged In Prison Cell
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Aaron Hernandez Found Hanged In Prison Cell

He was rushed to UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later. Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window....More..

Judge denies United States request to delay Baltimore police reform hearing
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Judge denies United States request to delay Baltimore police reform hearing

U.S. District Judge James Bredar denied the Department of Justice's request for delay and signed the order, shifting power to the court to ensure that police reforms get done. Speaking on behalf of the city...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Russian Federation on the Verge of War after Airstrike on Syria

But that is to miss the greater issue at stake here: the Assad regime did indeed cross a line on a bombing mission which resulted in the use of chemical weapons against civilians and children in particular. "A ...More..

Aaron Hernandez leaves us with one final 'Why?'
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Aaron Hernandez leaves us with one final 'Why?'

Once Aaron was sentenced to life in prison without parole, the ex-New England Patriots tight end was transported to MCI-Cedar Junction in MA, where he was isolated from the general inmate population. - February...More..

California gunman kills three 'in race attack' in Fresno
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

California gunman kills three 'in race attack' in Fresno

He wrote that his "kill rate increases tremendously on the other side" and also posted about "white devils", themes he dwelled on in hip-hop videos that he posted on YouTube. The police Chief disclosed that whe...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

An early referendum on the Trump presidency — Elections in Georgia

Democrat Jon Ossoff is the frontrunner in the race, which boasts 18 candidates , Republican and Democrat alike, running on the same ballot. Republicans escaped a potentially brutal loss on Tuesday night - ...More..

French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

The two men - 23-year-old Clement Baur and 30-year-old Mahiedine Merabet - were seized in the southern port city a few moments apart from each other on Tuesday morning. The Cevipof poll of 11,601 people showe...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fox News fires Bill O'Reilly in wake of scandal, advertiser boycott

In fact, his success by any measure is indisputable. Such a move would let Fox tap a new host for the 10 p.m. slot with diminished pressure to perform up to O'Reilly's standards from a ratings or content ...More..

Brief marriage precedes fatal San Bernardino school shooting
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Brief marriage precedes fatal San Bernardino school shooting

San Bernardino police have said nothing of what might have motivated Anderson to open fire in the special-education classroom at North Park Elementary School on Monday. Jonathan had survived a previous heart su...More..

KC awarded more NCAA championships
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

KC awarded more NCAA championships

The University of Nebraska and Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA) will host the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship at CenturyLink Center Omaha on December 17-19, 2020. The men...More..

Spin 'Em If You Got 'Em for Record Store Day
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Spin 'Em If You Got 'Em for Record Store Day

Another local record store, Deep Groove Records in Phoenixville, is also participating in the Record Store Day excitement. MaTones has found success in the local vinyl market since its opening last fall, an...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Catholic bishops welcome stays of execution for six condemned men in Arkansas

Arkansas said it would go ahead with its plans to execute the remaining six inmates, before its supply of midazolam expires at the end of April . Attorneys for the eight are likely to appeal the federal c...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Three killed in Fresno, California, shooting spree, suspect arrested

Dyer told reporters that the victims were shot minutes apart as Muhammad made his way through downtown. The shootings happened outside a Catholic Charities building, but spokeswoman Teresa Dominguez told the ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump inaugural tops Obama's in donations

The total is almost double the record set by President Barack Obama eight years ago. The largest individual donors to Trump's inauguration included casino entrepreneur Sheldon Adelson, who donated $5 million,...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Arkansas inmates set to die Thursday claim innocence

This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledell Lee. The state has acknowledged that they do not have time to p...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bruins D Miller returns for Game 4

Not long after Hoffman gave the Senators what should have been a comfortable lead with 16:18 left in the second on the power play, the Bruins cued the comeback with two goals in a span of 37 seconds. Blue Jacke...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump declares Georgia Democrats are 'failing'

Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Geor. On Tuesday, however, voters in the affluent Atlanta suburbs turned out for a special election to hand a 30-year-old Democrat a whopping ...More..

IHG reports major breach of card data
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IHG reports major breach of card data

If you stayed at a Holiday Inn , Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza , Staybridge or InterContinental hotel in the United States last fall, you may want to check your credit card statements . "It is always adv...More..

Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform

He campaigned past year on promises to overhaul US trade and regulatory policy, but his executive orders on those issues reflect the administration bowing somewhat to the limits of presidential power. "That is ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Facebook for 'everyone' and not just high end: Zuckerberg

We'll hear more about how Facebook is using artificial intelligence in its products (this could be an expansion of Tuesday's machine learning and computer vision focus). "Overtime, I do think this is really g...More..

Protestors demand Trump release tax returns
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Protestors demand Trump release tax returns

Pressed Monday about whether Trump will follow recent presidential precedent and release his tax returns, press secretary Sean Spicer claimed the president can not do so because he is under audit by the IRS, ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Russia, Iran Warn US over Strikes in Syria

Russia's defense ministry responded to the attack by calling in the U.S. military attache in Moscow to say that at midnight Moscow time (5pm EDT) it would close down a communications line used to avoid accident...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Visa woes for techies: Donald Trump orders review of H-1B programme

The number of applications for H-1B visas fell to 199,000 this year from 236,000 in 2016, according US Citizenship and Immigration Services. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump wanted to visit "a c...More..

Gunman 'wanted to kill white people' in rampage
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Gunman 'wanted to kill white people' in rampage

The final victim was shot dead in the auto park of a charity building. He says Muhammad told police he wanted to be known as someone who killed many white people and not just a security guard. The first per...More..

North Korea says it 'will go to war' if U.S. provokes it
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

North Korea says it 'will go to war' if U.S. provokes it

The North has been increasingly challenging the U.S.in rhetoric following ambiguous language from the Trump administration as well as the recent missile strike against Syrian government forces . North Kore...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Severe storms possible Wednesday

Churches that normally have mid-week dinners or worship services canceled activities rather than risk having members out in unsafe weather. The increased risk for tornadoes is happening in a year that's a...More..

50 years later: South Bend runner finishes Boston Marathon, honors first woman
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

50 years later: South Bend runner finishes Boston Marathon, honors first woman

Yesterday Ms Switzer, now 70, finished the marathon in the U.S. city once again, this time accompanied by hundreds of supporters who ran alongside her. That's when Jack Semple, a race official, jumped off the p...More..

Facebook murder suspect recognized at McDonald's after ordering McNuggets; employee alerted police
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Facebook murder suspect recognized at McDonald's after ordering McNuggets; employee alerted police

He's identified as 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr. Stephens, who had no prior criminal record, was not suspected in any other killings despite making claims of previous murders on Facebook, Cleveland officials...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Rob Gronkowski crashes White House briefing to offer 'some help'

Leave it to Rob Gronkowski to make all of the members of the media at a Sean Spicer press briefing erupt with laughter. His White House visit on Wednesday was no exception. The White House said it was notifie...More..