• Syria chemical attack: it WAS sarin nerve gas
Syria chemical attack: it WAS sarin nerve gas

The OPCW Director-General, Ahmet Uzumcu, said two weeks after the attack that tests carried out on samples taken from victims and survivors indicated they had been exposed to sarin or a sarin-like substance. Western intelligence agencies have accused the government of Bashar al-Assad of carrying out the attack. "They don't know how the sarin ende...

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  • South Korea Bach Unified Koreas
South Korea Bach Unified Koreas

Seoul's new president who backs engagement with the nuclear-armed North made the suggestion at the World Taekwondo Federation championships in Muju last weekend. Bach was met in the airport's VIP lounge the same day by 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizing committee president and CEO Lee Hee-beom and Korean Sport & Olympic Committee secreta...

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  • Clearbridge Investments LLC Increases Stake in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)
Clearbridge Investments LLC Increases Stake in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

With 16,700 avg volume, 13 days are for Northrim Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:NRIM)'s short sellers to cover NRIM's short positions. The SI to Polyone Corporation's float is 3.83%. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Heico Corp (NYSE:HEI). PolyOne Corporation provides specialized polymer materials, services and solutions.

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  • Person killed in shootout with police on Denver's Santa Fe
Person killed in shootout with police on Denver's Santa Fe

One of the suspects is dead. Littleton and Englewood police officers returned fire, striking both suspects. Other suspects could be involved, but police have not confirmed that. Investigators say sometime after the auto stopped, officers fired their weapons. No officers were struck by bullets in the early Friday morning shootout.

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  • 54 degrees registered in Iran
54 degrees registered in Iran

You probably learned in junior high school science class that the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth was at California's Death Valley, on July 10, 1913, when the temperature soared to 134F (57C). The previous record high in Iran was 127 .4, set in 2011 and tied in August 2014. The incredible temperature comes less than two weeks after Kh...

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  • Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Benefits For Same-Sex Couples
Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

Hodges decision legalizing same-sex marriage. A lawsuit encouraged by leading social conservatives in Houston prompted a state district judge to issue an injunction barring Houston from extending the benefits, saying Parker violated a state law and an amendment to the Texas Constitution that prohibited same-sex marriage or any action recognizing...

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  • Manchester United face further disappointment with Ivan Perisic deal on the rocks
Manchester United face further disappointment with Ivan Perisic deal on the rocks

Manchester United have been linked with a bid to bring Persic to Old Trafford in recent weeks but there is yet to be any official confirmation of talks between the two clubs. New Inter coach Luciano Spalletti has made it clear that he will not block the transfer of players who want to leave the club. According to this morning's Gazzetta dello...

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  • Small airplane crashes, burns on California freeway
Small airplane crashes, burns on California freeway

The airport, which is located in Santa Ana, posted on Twitter that the plane landed short of the runway. The airport is now closed to arrivals, but departing flights are not affected. Departing flights have not been affected. The plane crashed on the southbound side near the MacArthur Boulevard exit forcing closure of the freeway in both directio...

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  • Arsenal Look Set To Make Alexandre Lacazette New Club Record Signing
Arsenal Look Set To Make Alexandre Lacazette New Club Record Signing

Arsenal are looking to take advantage of that and snap up their long-term target in the coming weeks. Pressed further about that move, Aulas simply said: "It's possible". Mariano played 14 games and scored five goals for Real Madrid last season as he failed to establish himself as a regular for Zinedine Zidane's side.

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  • Trump under fire for assaulting Mika Brzezinski
Trump under fire for assaulting Mika Brzezinski

Scarborough went further, saying, "We're OK - the country is not". Scarborough also said that "people in the White House" were growing more concerned over Trump's actions. "Look, everybody wants to make this an attack on a woman", Sanders said. On the campaign trail, Trump said she would seek to champion combating cyberbullying as one ...

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  • 'Please just stop': Republicans turn on Donald Trump after 'inappropriate' tirade
'Please just stop': Republicans turn on Donald Trump after 'inappropriate' tirade

He tweeted, "I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore)". Trump said the pair had asked him for an interview at Mar-a-Lago around New Year's Eve. "I will insult him over the Muslim ban or say he's a racist... and for some reason he always goes after Mika , and it's always personal with Mika ", Scarborough sa...

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  • Former EU parliament president Simone Veil dies
Former EU parliament president Simone Veil dies

Veil, who was born in Nice, was imprisoned at Auschwitz but managed to escape the Nazi death camp. It was the springboard for a political career that fundamentally changed France. Veil - a model of composure who always wore her hair in a sleek bun and dressed in Chanel suits - was seen as something of a secular saint for her unwavering stance on ...

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  • Paxton appears in Houston court in securities fraud case
Paxton appears in Houston court in securities fraud case

Then, on June 15 of this year, the Trump Administration rescinded the 2014 program, but chose not to disturb the 2012 "DAPA" program that had been operating. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton talks with Jim Davis, deputy attorney general for civil litigation, in his office, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in Austin.

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  • Mayoral control of New York City public schools extended 2 years
Mayoral control of New York City public schools extended 2 years

Photo Democratic state senators on Thursday in Albany. Most public officials and education leaders in New York City expressed support for mayoral control , which replaced a decentralized system that suffered from corruption and patronage for decades.

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  • Hot, dry weather forecast as firefighters battle Arizona wildfire
Hot, dry weather forecast as firefighters battle Arizona wildfire

Residents of the small community of Mayer were allowed to go back to their homes Thursday morning. Officials say lightning sparked the Frye Fire earlier this month. Officials say the drone endangered the lives of firefighters and limited their ability. Law enforcement responded to the area and is investigating the incident.

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  • Marine Le Pen formally investigated in European Union funding inquiry
Marine Le Pen formally investigated in European Union funding inquiry

Both the Front National and Ms. Le Pen have denied any wrongdoing and when allegations emerged during the second round of the presidential election dismissed them as being politically motivated. Le Pen was first elected to the European Parliament in 2004. Several other National Front politicians, including Ms Le Pen's father Jean-Marie Le Pen, ar...

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  • Low gas prices, higher miles expected
Low gas prices, higher miles expected

Americans will see the lowest gas prices in 12 years this Independence Day. The national average was $2.26 per gallon on Friday, down from a peak of $2.43 in April. GasBuddy notes that the gas price variance will be at historic highs, with the spread between the nation's lowest and highest priced gas stations at $1.29 per gallon, as of Tuesday.

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  • Where President Trump's 'Face-Lift' Tweets Fit in Presidential History
Where President Trump's 'Face-Lift' Tweets Fit in Presidential History

She said that she didn't think that Trump went too far in his tweet , in which he said that Brzezinski once came to Mar-a-Lago and she was " bleeding badly from a face-lift ". Trump says the hosts ventured to the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida three nights in a row around the time of New Year's Eve. However, White House spokeswoma...

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  • Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC

In yet another incidence of ceasefire violation , Pakistan army resorted to mortar shelling and firing in the area along the Line of Control, LoC targeting forward defence locations and civilian population. "The shelling was so intense that people could not evacuate their injured persons to the nearest health facility for a long time", he said. ...

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  • Gamecocks to hire USF's Kingston
Gamecocks to hire USF's Kingston

Kingston's salary also includes several incentives that would lead to additional pay. He will earn another $125,000 in compensation for annual media/personal services. Dan Lucas of WFLA in Tampa was the first to report Thursday that Kingston was leaving to be the new Gamecocks coach, and D1Baseball.com's Kendall Rogers later confirmed the news.

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