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DEVELOPING: Illinois Capitol on Lockdown for Hazmat Situation

DEVELOPING: Illinois Capitol on Lockdown for Hazmat Situation Media reports that people in hazmat suits entered office of House Speaker Michael Madigan. The tax hike was approved with 72 votes, so the absence of even a few lawmakers who previously voted for the plan could upend an override attempt. Visuals confirm they are in Gov. Bruce Rauner's office looking under furniture. Moody's Investors Service yesterday said the five-billion-dollar tax increase ... [Full Article...]

After protest from India UK cancels 'Burhan Wani Day' rally in Birmingham

After protest from India UK cancels 'Burhan Wani Day' rally in Birmingham He also called for remembering the birthplace of Burhan Wani as Burhan Valley. Wani had a huge number of followers and his death had sparked widespread violence in the Kashmir valley. The bloody incident heralded an uprising against the Maharaja's rule and for independence of the Muslim majority state. "In view of the apprehensions of misuse of internet services by anti-national elements, which ... [Full Article...]

Trump Will Meet With British PM About Charlie Gard

Trump Will Meet With British PM About Charlie Gard The Bambino Gesu Hospital in Rome has asked the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) if the child could be transferred. On Monday, President Donald Trump offered to help the family, following an earlier call from Pope Francis, who said he hoped the parents' "desire to accompany and care for their own child until the end will be respected". [Full Article...]

European Union lawmakers urge China to let Nobel dissident seek medical help

European Union lawmakers urge China to let Nobel dissident seek medical help The new U.S. ambassador to Beijing, Terry Branstad, said last week that he would like to see Liu have the chance to get treatment overseas. The US and German embassies declined to comment. Nurses at the oncology ward, however, said they could not find Liu's name in the computer system. Western governments have been urging Beijing to release Liu and allow him the freedom to choose where he wants ... [Full Article...]

Police killer Alexander Bonds 'manic depressed' says girlfriend, ahead of shooting

Police killer Alexander Bonds 'manic depressed' says girlfriend, ahead of shooting Bonds was gone when police arrived. Police investigators also found Benadryl and a muscle relaxant in Bonds' second floor apartment at 1031 Rev. James A. Familia was rushed to a nearby hospital for surgery, but died from her injuries. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and de Blasio extended their condolences to the Familia family and praised the fallen officer for her service to the city. [Full Article...]

Trump on election meddling: 'Nobody really knows for sure'

Trump on election meddling: 'Nobody really knows for sure' Apart from the talks with the Russian president , Xi will also attend people-to-people exchange programs jointly hosted by the two countries and meet with people from all walks of life. "Well, I don't think he choked", Trump told reporters. In a head-to-head with Hillary Clinton , he told the audience: "I don't know Putin". They said "the confronting parties" involved should sit down f... [Full Article...]

Walter Shaub, Director of the US Office of Government Ethics, Resigns

Walter Shaub, Director of the US Office of Government Ethics, Resigns But Shaub, a Barack Obama appointee who joined the ethics office as an attorney under the George W. Bush administration, struggled to connect with the Trump transition team after the election. Mr. Shaub objected to the fact that numerous waivers were undated and unsigned, and that some gave approvals for acts retroactively. (OGE does not do investigations or have enforcement power.) This actio... [Full Article...]

Trump preps for return visit to Europe

Trump preps for return visit to Europe The image of the great speeches symbolic of Barack Obama, Donald Trump will address the people of poland on the place KrasiƄski, in the heart of the uprising in the Polish capital against the nazi occupation in 1944. Trump will also walk a fine line when he meets Friday with Putin. Mr. Trump said that the US and Polish "commitment to NATO" was "critical", before mentioning the challenges posed... [Full Article...]

British babes battle on at Wimbledon

British babes battle on at Wimbledon In the men's singles, world No. 75 Lu took on 313-ranked Simone Bolelli of Italy. In her Wimbledon debut in 2015, she lost to Venus Williams 6-0, 6-0. I was prepared a little bit, but it's always different when you stand against opponent for the first time". "Most importantly, I am looking forward to having another round here and competing as best I can". [Full Article...]

Baby Casket Containing a Bag Full of Organs Found on Sidewalk

Baby Casket Containing a Bag Full of Organs Found on Sidewalk Police in Philadelphia are still trying to get to the bottom of a disturbing case that began Monday night when they responded to calls that a child's coffin was found on a sidewalk. WXTF reports that it appears the coffin was recently pried open , as the screws were newly loosened. In a caption to a Facebook Live post, James commented on the fact that police had helicopters at the scene. [Full Article...]

States File Suit Against DeVos Over Student Loan Rules

States File Suit Against DeVos Over Student Loan Rules They were to have taken effect July 1 along with a new gainful-employment rule that would have limited the amount of debt that students at career-training schools - for-profit and not-for-profit - could take out relative to the incomes they were expected to earn. [Full Article...]

US Proposes Cutting Total Biofuels Requirements in 2018

US Proposes Cutting Total Biofuels Requirements in 2018 The EPA proposal represents the Trump administration's first foray into the politically treacherous territory of the Renewable Fuel Standard, a program mandating biofuels in gasoline and diesel fuels that Congress established in 2005. When compared to the final RVO for 2017, the new requirement for total renewable fuel drops slightly from 19.28 billion gallons to the proposed 19.24 billion gal... [Full Article...]

Suspicious truck is stopped at gate to Hanscom air base

Suspicious truck is stopped at gate to Hanscom air base A security concern has caused a precautionary response at Hanscom Air Force Base in eastern MA. A source tells 7's Steve Cooper that a bomb-sniffing dog zeroed in on a crate that was on board the truck, which tested positive for the explosives. [Full Article...]

Keep up the pressure for health care

Keep up the pressure for health care Under Obamacare , individuals making over $200,000 and couples making over $250,000 are taxed 3.8 percent on investment income to help pay for health care coverage for the poor. Currently, in Pennsylvania, it is run by the state and is jointly paid for by the state and federal governments. This bill differs from the House Republican health care bill, and includes cutting Medicaid and eliminating ... [Full Article...]

2 killed, damage reported after magnitude 6.5 quake strikes central Philippines

2 killed, damage reported after magnitude 6.5 quake strikes central Philippines Leyte Governor Dominic Petilla said there were deaths while others were injured in Kananga, Leyte from the collapse of the two-storey shopping center Queda Building with an undetermined number of people inside. Codilla said he wasn't aware how many people were in the building, which had a grocery store and a beauty parlor on the ground floor. Forthcoming aftershocks may be felt and can further d... [Full Article...]

Belgian police arrest two men suspected of preparing attack

Belgian police arrest two men suspected of preparing attack Anti-terror police conducted raids in the Anderlecht area of Brussels Wednesday night, where they found guns, ammunition and police uniforms. "We fear they may feel cornered". Four people have been arrested and an arms cache found after overnight terror raids in Brussels linked to a bikers' club called the Kamikaze Riders , federal prosecutors said yesterday. [Full Article...]

Watch an incredibly intense new trailer for Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk"

Watch an incredibly intense new trailer for Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk actor Fionn Whitehead is anxious Harry Styles' fame is drawing too much attention away from the rest of the film's stellar cast. The cast for " Dunkirk " includes Cillian Murphy , James D'Arcy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance , along with Tom Hardy and Harry Styles . [Full Article...]

Puppy abandoned in Las Vegas airport with heartbreaking letter

Puppy abandoned in Las Vegas airport with heartbreaking letter The handwritten note explained that Chewy had been abandoned by his female owner who was at the airport fleeing domestic abuse. The note also said her boyfriend had kicked Chewy in the head. The poor, desperate woman apparently didn't know she had better options than to abandon her pup at the airport. This case highlights the lesser known consequences of domestic violence. [Full Article...]

One man, four children killed in their Gwinnett County home, police say

One man, four children killed in their Gwinnett County home, police say Adult male and several children deceased. A fifth child was found suffering from serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital, police said. Police spokesperson Corporal Michele Pihera told WSB that she believes they have identified all suspects in the crime. [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Top quotes

Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Top quotes The 33 year old, who had a brief stint in bollywood and also appeared in popular Indian realty show, Bigg Boss ran a special segment on Modi's Israel trip and her anger over the historic meet being the Indian and Israeli's PM is apparent. [Full Article...]


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