• Georgia parole board denies clemency in 'Stocking Strangler' case
Georgia parole board denies clemency in 'Stocking Strangler' case

Gary was charged and convicted of three counts each of malice, murder, rape and burglary for the deaths of Florence Scheible, 89, Kathleen Woodruff, 74 and Martha Thurmond, 69. Lawyers for the state say the evidence Gary's lawyers present as new has already been considered by the courts and deemed insufficient and unlikely to have changed the trial...

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  • Drake and Twitch streamer Ninja set new Twitch record playing Fortnite
Drake and Twitch streamer Ninja set new Twitch record playing Fortnite

Drake explained that he had been playing Fortnite for a month or two on the PS4, with his team using it to unwind after recording sessions. And that's what drove people to watch the stream. This isn't the first time a celebrity has jumped on Twitch to stream video games. With this much mainstream attention, from casuals and hardcores alike, ...

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  • Austin hardware stores cooperating in package bombings investigation
Austin hardware stores cooperating in package bombings investigation

Her name has not been released. Monday's first blast happened in Springdale Hills, a leafy neighborhood of houses mostly from the 1960s and 1970s. Dixon is also a well-respected community leader; he served as a pastor at the historically black Wesley United Methodist Church and once led an organization dedicated to maintaining African-American ...

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  • Trump confirms CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to be economic aide
Trump confirms CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to be economic aide

The White House confirmed on Wednesday that economic analyst and commentator Larry Kudlow has been offered the position of director of the National Economic Council, and has accepted. "Given that Larry is smart, articulate, very collegial and such a nice guy, I think he will do the job admirably". "Now I think Trump is in a place where we can all...

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  • North American cities included in United 2026 World Cup bid
North American cities included in United 2026 World Cup bid

Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Edmonton had been identified as potential candidates but Vancouver's involvement was scuppered when local leadership officials said they wanted guarantees over costs before signing an agreement with the United 2026 bid committee.

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  • Trump welcomes Irish prime minister to White House
Trump welcomes Irish prime minister to White House

When asked by a reporter if Trump planned on visiting the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, he said he would, also adding, "that's an interesting border also." The president said: "I will". Varadkar said, "Trump doesn't do things the way other people do". "I have to say it probably would have been refused anyway". A spokesman for th...

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  • Brazilians Protest After Black Human Rights Activist Is Murdered
Brazilians Protest After Black Human Rights Activist Is Murdered

Mayor Crivella, an evangelical pastor who was at frequent political odds with Ms. Franco, who represented a far-left party, said she had "unrivalled bravery, honesty and public spirit" and that the city she loved was "desolate, embittered, by the lost of unequalled, unforgettable daughter".

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  • Stephen Hawking's biggest regret is absolutely legendary
Stephen Hawking's biggest regret is absolutely legendary

She agreed to marry him even though she knew he was suffering from a debilitating condition that was getting worse. But as a tribute to Hawking following his passing earlier this week, CuriosityStream has made the entire series free to watch for a limited time.

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  • Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban
Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban

Four of them are in critical condition, he said, adding that he was not sure about the nature of the blast at this point. Rescue teams rushed to the scene and shifted the injured to Jinnah and General Hospitals. Jamaat-ur-Ahrar had also claimed responsibility for an Easter Day bombing in Lahore a year ago that killed more than 70 people in a pu...

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  • Don't issue LoUs, LoCs for now, RBI tells Banks in India
Don't issue LoUs, LoCs for now, RBI tells Banks in India

Industry bodies on Wednesday said RBI's decision to ban Letters of Undertaking (LOUs) for trade credit for imports will have a disruptive impact, at least in the immediate term, as small businesses would require higher working capital. A multi-agency probe, including by CBI and ED, has been launched into the PNB fraud. Punjab National Bank and C...

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  • Germany's Angela Merkel Begins 4th Term On Shaky Ground
Germany's Angela Merkel Begins 4th Term On Shaky Ground

Merkel's newest, and probably her last, team "is much like her - dependable, if a bit boring", says Politico . Lawmakers voted 364-315 on Wednesday to re-elect Merkel, who ran unopposed. After Merkel's reelection she will immediately travel to Schloss Bellevue to receive a letter of appointment by President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, before headin...

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  • Jets bringing back QB Josh McCown on 1-year deal
Jets bringing back QB Josh McCown on 1-year deal

The Jets were believed to be one of the primary potential suitors for free-agent prize Kirk Cousins , but the former Washington quarterback is visiting Minnesota on Wednesday. Spending the last two years as the main cornerback with the Los Angeles Rams, Johnson plans to take his talents to NY. Certainly, they are making the moves to do so.

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  • USA crude stocks likely rose for third week, products seen down
USA crude stocks likely rose for third week, products seen down

Rising output, as well as seasonally low demand, mean that US crude inventories rose by 1.2 million barrels in the week to March 9, to 428 million barrels, the American Petroleum Institute said on Tuesday. At the end of February, 15 investment banks polled by The Wall Street Journal raised their oil price forecasts for a fifth consecutive month...

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  • Democrats Express Anger, Regret Over Clinton's Latest Comments About Trump Voters
Democrats Express Anger, Regret Over Clinton's Latest Comments About Trump Voters

Fox Democratic contributor Jessica Tarlov had difficulty defending Clinton's claim that women were pressured to vote for Trump, but she told Harris Faulkner that she doesn't want the former presidential candidate to disappear forever.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation disciplinary office recommends firing former deputy director Andrew McCabe
Federal Bureau of Investigation disciplinary office recommends firing former deputy director Andrew McCabe

The New York Times first reported the possibility of McCabe's firing on Wednesday. He had attacked McCabe on the campaign trail, too, following the revelation that his wife had accepted campaign contributions from the political action committee of then-Virginia Gov.

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  • Celebrate Pi Day 2018 With A Slice Of Pie
Celebrate Pi Day 2018 With A Slice Of Pie

Get a one-topping medium pizza for $3.14 with any breadsticks purchase. Blaze Pizza: The quick-bake chain backed by LeBron James is offering whole pizzas for $3.14 at participating locations . One $3.14 pie per person. Year after year, restaurants celebrate "Pi" Day with promotions just for you. This charming pie shop is whipping up all ...

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  • Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Int'l Criminal Court
Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Int'l Criminal Court

The Philippines signed the Rome Statute of the ICC in 2000 and ratified it in 2011, becoming its 117th State Party. According to media reports, Duterte is dissatisfied with "attacks" on him and his administration from the part of United Nations officials as well as an "attempt" by the ICC to place him under the court's jurisdiction.

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  • 15 trekkers rescued from TN forest fire, efforts on to reach others
15 trekkers rescued from TN forest fire, efforts on to reach others

Baldev said the trekkers after staying at an estate in Kozhukumalai overnight, started their return journey to the plains Sunday morning when they heard of the sudden forest fire and got separated while attempting to find a safe way. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority on Monday issued a statement confirming a temporary ban on trekking...

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  • In an emotional farewell speech, Tillerson warns Russian Federation and snubs Trump
In an emotional farewell speech, Tillerson warns Russian Federation and snubs Trump

And on "Jimmy Kimmel Live", the 2018 Oscar host took a different approach and said that it was odd to him that Trump used a tweet to fire Tillerson when he has had so much past experience of firing people in person on "The Apprentice". That wouldn't be good even if the president was well-informed, calm and far-seeing. As a Kansas congressman, P...

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  • Israel's embattled PM holds off on early elections, for now
Israel's embattled PM holds off on early elections, for now

Landver will on Tuesday present her appeal against a decision to allow the Knesset to vote on the controversial bill to the Ministerial Committee for Legislation. "I promised to do everything possible so that this government that has had magnificent success remain in place, and I kept my promise ", he said. "We shall not volunteer to leave the g...

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