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Philippines: 32 killed in a day

Philippines: 32 killed in a day

The commissioner Caramat argued that the police had acted only in self-defence, adding that the grenades and pistols were seized. Duterte easily won last year's presidential election largely on a vow to kill tens of thousands of drug traffickers and addicts, which he said was necessary to stop the country's slide to narco-state status. Read More

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Protesters prepare for Trump's return to NY

Protesters prepare for Trump's return to NY

Trump blamed "many sides" for the violence and did not condemn neo-Nazi elements involved by name until several days later. The building also served as the headquarters for Trump's presidential transition team, and was the site of Donald Trump Jr's meeting with a Russian lawyer who he believed was representing the Kremlin and had compromising information on Hillary Clinton. Read More

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Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Top $350 Million Mark Concurrently

Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Top $350 Million Mark Concurrently

The cash option for that jackpot rings up at $238.3 million. The jackpot was last won on April 28, when a $61 million prize was awarded in California. The Mega Million odds are slightly better - only 1 in 259 million. 1 in 75 quadrillion. To put that in perspective, those odds are about 6,000 times worse than the odds experts have calculated of being killed by a meteorite strike - at the same time you're being attacked by a shark. Read More

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Venezuela's new assembly declares itself all-powerful

Venezuela's new assembly declares itself all-powerful

It also demanded the "implementation of the precautionary measures issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights". Filled with Maduro supporters, it is expected to eventually take the place of the opposition-led National Assembly in a move that critics fear will erode democracy, and is expected to rewrite the Constitution at Maduro's behest. Read More

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Ohio State Wexner Medical Center among nation's best for 25th straight year

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center among nation's best for 25th straight year

In its 28th annual Best Hospitals rankings, the publication compared more than 4,500 medical centers across the nation in 25 procedures, specialties and conditions. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, a 761-bed facility that annually admits more than 35,000 patients for inpatient care, reports more than 14,000 employees, students and volunteers collaborate to "provide safe, quality health care". Read More

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Ohio Fair: Corrosion Led to Deadly Ride Incident, Investigation Shows

Ohio Fair: Corrosion Led to Deadly Ride Incident, Investigation Shows

KMG asked all owners of similar rides to shut them down pending an investigation. They said deterioration on a gondola caused the almost two-decade-old "Fire Ball" ride to fail, detach and send several passengers airborne. The victim, Tyler Jarrell, died of blunt force trauma injuries after being tossed 50 feet into the air when the ride broke apart. State officials said the Fire Ball had been inspected just hours before the crash. Read More

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Jacob Zuma no-confidence vote to be secret

Meanwhile, the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) yesterday called for an open vote during the National Assembly debate on a motion of no confidence in President Zuma. "This is in the best interest of the country", Mbete said. "What is different and hopeful this time around is that we have ANC MPs speaking out, saying they will vote with the opposition". Read More

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Senate GOP leaders to tackle tax reform, debt ceiling next

Senate GOP leaders to tackle tax reform, debt ceiling next

Just out of its 108th annual convention in Baltimore, the NAACP hailed what it described as a "victory" after the U. S. Senate failed to pass a "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) July 27. Most important: Tackle the actual cost drivers of health care, such as runaway drug prices and opaque medical-procedure costs. Most of the insurance executives I've spoken to in the past few weeks are planning to assume the CSR payments are not coming unless they see some big change ... Read More

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India to elect new vice president Saturday

India to elect new vice president Saturday

Vice-president Election Today: The Vice-president elections 2017 will be held today and the leaders of both the houses of Parliament will decide the next Vice-president of the country. Gopalkrishna Gandhi is the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. The victor of the polls will be appointed as the ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. From 2016 to till his nomination as the NDA's Vice Presidential candidate, Venkaiah Naidu held a profile of Information and Broadcasting minister. Read More

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Smaller rain chance today

Smaller rain chance today

It will also keep the chance for isolated showers and storms in the forecast through most of the week. Sunshine will take us through the first part of the day, but as we make our way into the afternoon a few scattered storms will begin to pop up along the coast. Read More

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W. Virginia gov. announces party switch to GOP

Justice noted that he had been in the Oval Office of the White House with Trump two times in the last two weeks, talking to the president about coal and manufacturing jobs. But, West Virginia and rural America has a series of socioeconomic problems - drugs, economy, family breakdown - and they feel like they are being ignored, especially by the national Democratic Party. Read More

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Texas makes preseason Amway Coaches Poll

Texas makes preseason Amway Coaches Poll

Leading the way in the poll was Alabama, followed by Ohio State at No. 2 and Florida State at No. 3. Four more firsts went to Florida State, which checks in at No. 9 MI and No. 10 Wisconsin. A sure sign of college football's imminent arrival is the preseason top 25 polls. USC's only Pac-12 South foe to make the preseason ranking was Utah at No. Read More

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Man Allegedly Held Girlfriend, 2 Kids Captive for 2 Years

Man Allegedly Held Girlfriend, 2 Kids Captive for 2 Years

When deputies got to the home, they met Moore who appeared to be reluctant to let them inside. The sheriff's office said the victims told deputies that they had not been allowed to leave the home for at least two years. She is receiving treatment for health conditions that have been left untreated for years, according to the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office. She said Moore told her the woman was handicapped. Read More

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President Trump in hot water again

President Trump in hot water again

In his initial statement , the younger Trump said he and the lawyer primarily discussed adoptions of Russian children. The White House and Donald Trump , Jr. "The president weighed in as any father would do based on the limited information he had". Trump worked with aides on the statement on Air Force One while returning to the US from the Group of 20 Summit in Hamburg on July 8 . Read More

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Fox News allegedly published a fake article in favor of Trump

Fox News allegedly published a fake article in favor of Trump

Wheeler's not talking to reporters now, but the lawsuit alleges Fox ruined his reputation with two false quotes, including "My investigation shows someone within the D.C. The interview closed with Butowsky saying he wanted to come back and say more, while Cuomo said he wants to see everything that Butowsky is promising to deliver to document his defense against Wheeler's claims. Read More

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