ISIS Reduced to Less Than 5 Percent of Its Former Iraqi Capital

After eight months of grinding urban warfare, Iraqi government troops on Thursday captured the ruined mosque at the heart of Islamic State's de facto capital Mosul , and the prime minister declared the group's self-styled caliphate at an end. More..

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BBC Set to Fight Netflix With More Money for Kids TV
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

BBC Set to Fight Netflix With More Money for Kids TV

Twitter's notorious echo chamber will be reverberating louder than ever tonight, as the BBC is to stream video of the first of its election debates through the social network. The BBC said this reflected the in...More..

Some heartburn drugs linked with increased risk of death
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Some heartburn drugs linked with increased risk of death

The risk of death was also heightened among those who were taking PPIs despite having no appropriate medical indication for their use, such as ulcers, H pylori infection , Barrett's oesophagus (pre-cancerous...More..

State Budget Passes House...Hurdles Remain
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

State Budget Passes House...Hurdles Remain

Earlier Saturday, Madigan rankled Republicans when he announced that there would be no votes on a deal to end a two-year stalemate this weekend. "There's much work yet to be done", Madigan said. "When we're clo...More..

by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Steph Curry Signed The Richest Contract In NBA History

Curry was finally able to cash in after playing on one of the most team-friendly contracts in the National Basketball Association. Durant is expected to sign after the Warriors are done making moves. Cur...More..

Alton Sterling's Children Sue Police Department Over Father's Killing
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Alton Sterling's Children Sue Police Department Over Father's Killing

In a report from the Associated Press , attorneys for Sterling's five children plan to file the suit against Baton Rouge , its police department and police chief and the two officers involved in the alterca...More..

Charlie Gard's Life Support To Be Withdrawn After Parents Lose Appeal
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Charlie Gard's Life Support To Be Withdrawn After Parents Lose Appeal

The debate over Charlie's life is about balancing the moral dilemma of parental rights versus the state's duties to protect the wellbeing of children. "He'd fight to the very end, but we're not allowed to fight...More..

More than 100 people exercise California's new right to die
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

More than 100 people exercise California's new right to die

While 111 people took the medicine and died, 191 prescriptions were actually written, which means 80 people had a change of heart or circumstances changed in some way. The state officials reported 10,000 deaths...More..

MPs to vote on NHS abortions for Northern Irish women
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

MPs to vote on NHS abortions for Northern Irish women

Stella Creasy's call to give Northern Irish women access to terminations on the NHS in mainland Britain was dramatically passed by the government. The Government has signalled it will attempt to ease concern...More..

Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports

Italy could stop foreign ships from docking in its ports in a bid to force the European Commission to do something about the large numbers of migrants arriving on its shores, press agency ANSA reported We...More..

Bakersfield ranked top 10 for worst drivers in the US
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Bakersfield ranked top 10 for worst drivers in the US

After QuoteWizard compared the best and worst drivers by state , we wanted to know more about how drivers in America's 75 most populous city metro areas stack up against each other. Detroit has the lowest a...More..

Team NZ book showdown with Oracle
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Team NZ book showdown with Oracle

Upwind and downwind Aoteraoa had the measure of Artemis, with an average speed nearly three knots faster than the Swedish boat. "We're here to bring the Cup back to New Zealand and that hasn't changed", Burli...More..

Yachting: New Zealand make fast start in America's Cup final
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Yachting: New Zealand make fast start in America's Cup final

Oracle had entered the series with a one-point advantage from an earlier regatta so New Zealand wiped out that advantage after winning the first race. Coutts successfully defended the America's Cup in 2000 be...More..

Sailing-Winds of change for America's Cup in Bermuda Triangle
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sailing-Winds of change for America's Cup in Bermuda Triangle

The chief executive the America's Cup Event Authority , Oracle's event management organisation, has written in the local paper that while there were no guarantees, the best chance for Bermuda to stage the ...More..

Pope Francis sends funds to hunger-struck South Sudan
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Pope Francis sends funds to hunger-struck South Sudan

The observations were made as part of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification report prepared by the government, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, UN Children's Fund and World Food Programme. Deep...More..

A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol

That means this fiscal mess will only become worse unless a budget deal can be reached by July 1. Speaker ( Michael) Madigan and the Democrats will need Republican votes if they want to end this impasse. "...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS)

The Georgia-based Synovus has invested 0.01% in Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE: DKS ). Institutional investors own 78.86% of the company's stock. The stock rose 3.02% or $1.04 reaching $35.47 per share. The cor...More..

Florida Gov. to sign bill that shifts students to charters
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Florida Gov. to sign bill that shifts students to charters

Scott has till the last week of June to sign or veto the education bill. The 278-page measure would impact everything from recess and testing, to teacher bonuses . They point to the proposal's more popular c...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Escaped Georgia Inmates Accused of Killing 2 Officers Captured, Authorities Say

Sills described the fugitives as violent repeat offenders who are extremely unsafe, having taken the guards' 9 mm pistols. Any one with information on the case is urged to call the nearest law enforcement age...More..

GST rollout from July 1, don't be misled by delay rumours
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

GST rollout from July 1, don't be misled by delay rumours

With regard to some of the speciality textile fabrics, that remain under the 12 % slab, Mr. Thulasidharan said this would be unsustainable. Electric traders assn demand reduction in GST The Madras Electric ...More..

Senate heads toward showdown vote on Saudi arms sale
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Senate heads toward showdown vote on Saudi arms sale

The Riyadh regime has maintained a policy of ambiguity regarding its casualties in the war on Yemen. Paul asked reporters. "That's the big question". "Today's vote total would've been unthinkable not long a...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Interior Secretary suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument size

Many of Utah's elected officials have been beating the anti-monument drum since Day 1, so it's no surprise then that the state delegation, as well as Gov. Squillace, however, said Congress does have the authori...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

UK Election: Shock in Britain as Conservatives lose majority

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and Prime Minister Theresa May in Dublin. Media commentators agreed she had been badly damaged, and some predicted she and her strategy for Brexit could struggle to survive. "If th...More..

Summer Reading Program Kicks Off with Magic
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Summer Reading Program Kicks Off with Magic

The Rancho Santa Fe Library held a party on the patio June 1 to jumpstart the 2017 Summer Reading Program. The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library started their summer reading programming this week with some exciting...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Trump learned of the attorney general's decision shortly before Sessions announced it at a news conference. An administration official told CNN that Trump's frustration with Sessions dates back to March 2, wh...More..