• More Than 100 People Shot in Chicago Over Independence Day Weekend
More Than 100 People Shot in Chicago Over Independence Day Weekend

Estrada said it was hard to describe the weekend as a particularly difficult one for police. Between 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, however, violence was reported across South Chicago police districts, with 42 people shot during those hours.

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  • Kevin Durant would have taken even less money for Rudy Gay
Kevin Durant would have taken even less money for Rudy Gay

The latest deals and re-signings from Golden State may have benefitted from NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant choosing to sign for $7 million less than the max he could receive. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the finals. All of those things were pretty much moot. "To have a chance to play for the Warriors, with the style they play, the ...

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  • Seattle's $15 wage experiment did not pay off
Seattle's $15 wage experiment did not pay off

Nevertheless, this is not the only study that has shown minimum wage increases often have negative effects on employment. We editorialized in the June 23rd edition of the Business Times that a freeze or pause in the Fair Wage Act of 2016, which mandates the $15.00 minimum wage by 2021, might be advisable.

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  • Outstanding Leaders in today's market: Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)
Outstanding Leaders in today's market: Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)

The current share price indicates that stock is -7.52% away from its one year high and is moving 52.23% ahead of its 52-week low. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the previous year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range.

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  • WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) Bonds Rise 1.8% During Trading
WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) Bonds Rise 1.8% During Trading

Company shares have been seen trading -40.26% off of the 52 week high and 15.14% away from the 52 week low. The company has market cap of $723.26 million. The stock notched a 12-month high of $16.28 while $26.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are now evaluating the company, $9.72 higher than the next highest 52-week price ...

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  • China demands India withdraw from disputed Himalayan plateau
China demands India withdraw from disputed Himalayan plateau

China's ambassador said yesterday that the withdrawal of Indian troops from a disputed territory is a "precondition" for peace, in an apparent escalation of a border row between the two Asian powers that has drawn in tiny Bhutan. "By illegally crossing into another country's territory, India has tread on the basic norms of worldwide relations it ha...

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  • Chinese route leads London Gatwick to world record
Chinese route leads London Gatwick to world record

We will now offer nonstop service from 15 USA cities to 13 European cities, no other airline can rival that. London Gatwick now has the longest long haul network for any single runway airport in the world. The planes are divided into economy and premium economy cabins. It was named as the second best low-priced airline in the world. "Austin h...

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  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Atlantic tropical disturbance closer to forming
FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Atlantic tropical disturbance closer to forming

Named by Time.com one of the best weather apps for your iPhone. The setup in that part of the world will determine where Invest 94-L, or possibly Tropical Storm Don, goes. There's a 70 percent chance the storm being called "Disturbance 1" could turn into a tropical cyclone. They're also associated with lower pressures, increased moisture and weak...

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  • USA soldier killed by 'indirect fire' in Afghanistan
USA soldier killed by 'indirect fire' in Afghanistan

Marines. An American soldier was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend by an indirect fire strike in the southern Helmand province, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. Kirkpatrick is the eighth US service member killed in Afghanistan this year, according to icasualties.org, a private web site that tracks combat deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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  • FS to attend G20 Leaders' Summit in Hamburg, Germany
FS to attend G20 Leaders' Summit in Hamburg, Germany

President Donald Trump . "There is a danger that the summit will lead to polarisation between the United States and other countries" on climate change and other issues, warned Oxford Analytics economist Adam Slater. She also said the United States exit from the 2015 Paris climate pact had made Europe "more determined than ever" to make the accord...

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  • Explosion at Eglin AFB creates plume of potentially hazardous smoke
Explosion at Eglin AFB creates plume of potentially hazardous smoke

A 1,000-foot cordon has been established, and the surrounding area has been evacuated. "The source of the smoke has been identified as methyl chloride ". Exposure to methyl chloride , also called chloromethane, can produce central nervous system effects similar to drug intoxication, including drowsiness, dizziness, or confusion and difficulty w...

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  • Facebook refuses to install crucifix emoji
Facebook refuses to install crucifix emoji

Conservative Christians are demanding their own crucifix emoji on Facebook to celebrate their opposition to LGBT pride . This request came after the social media giant included the rainbow flag in the reaction button last month in honour of the LGBTQ community.

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  • Erdogan told not to address Turkish Diaspora during G20 Summit in Hamburg
Erdogan told not to address Turkish Diaspora during G20 Summit in Hamburg

The banner says: "Do you want to win this auto? Kill dictatorship", it reads. "The expression on the banner.makes a direct call to violence", said the foreign ministry. Germany has repeatedly criticized Turkey for a massive crackdown that was launched right after the coup, saying the action has been carried out beyond the rule of law.

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  • Kim Soo-hyun to star in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel
Kim Soo-hyun to star in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel

Are you excited to watch the upcoming Fantastic Beasts installment? The wizarding world's only hope is Albus Dumbledore, a professor at Hogwarts who once called Grindelwald his dearest friend ( and childhood crush ). One of the wizards is named Yusuf Kama, which is played by William Nadylam. The sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find T...

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  • North Korea celebrates ICBM, promises more missile launches
North Korea celebrates ICBM, promises more missile launches

Experts were doubtful about Pyongyang's assertion that the missile test was successful in showing it could send nuclear bombs into space on an ICBM that would survive reentry into the Earth's atmosphere. The Korea Central News Agency cited Kim as saying that the USA "attempts to test our determination and ignores our warnings" and that "we sh...

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  • Judge Orders 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to Stop Talking During Trial
Judge Orders 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to Stop Talking During Trial

Attorney Benjamin Brafman told U.S. Judge Kiyo Matsumoto in a letter that Shkreli's "comments are the somewhat natural, though unfortunate, outcome of a young man with a demonstrated history of significant anxiety being at the center of a supremely hard time in his life".

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  • Europe all set to receive US President Trump
Europe all set to receive US President Trump

The president's visit to Poland will be watched for signs that the US may act as a check against Russian aggression. Quartz reported that members of the right-wing ruling party have been urging people to show up to President Trump's Krasinski Square speech, which is the site of the Polish uprising against the Nazis in 1944.

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  • Teen girl's horrifying fall from theme park ride captured on film
Teen girl's horrifying fall from theme park ride captured on film

A group of men banded together to catch her, while another climbed a tree to remove branches which were impeding their rescue effort. A crowd of park guests and employees gathered to catch her before she hit the ground. The girl was transferred to a nearby hospital but did not sustain any serious injuries reports News 10 , but one of the rescu...

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  • USA congressman condemned for Auschwitz gas chamber video
USA congressman condemned for Auschwitz gas chamber video

In the video, Higgins said the gas chamber killings took only about 20 minutes and show why the US military "must be invincible". "The museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau lies on sacred ground". "It's not a stage", it tweeted on Tuesday (4 July). "Cyanide pellets activated when they hit oxygen", he said. Higgins takes viewers through the actual gas cham...

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  • Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Fisherman
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Fisherman

In Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, the US Coast Guard stations situated alongside of the Great Lakes, and these stations are complaining about the hoax calls that they are getting since the start of this year. "We conducted this search-and-rescue mission as if two of our own shipmates became missing". Other details, including the crew member's name...

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