• Greg Abbott Goes Viral Ahead Of Bathroom Bill Debate
Greg Abbott Goes Viral Ahead Of Bathroom Bill Debate

Smith told the San Antonio Express-News that the photo was the most effective way for her to get her message across. The House State Affairs Committee , which is known for meeting for six or more hours at a time during the regular session, passed House Bill 1 10-0 in 20 minutes Wednesday.

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  • Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Wrongful Termination Ruling Makes History
Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Wrongful Termination Ruling Makes History

The decision is not surprising, because of the unusual circumstance here that Barbuto's marijuana use seems not to have affected her job performance at all. The court went on to state that, in light of the Medical Marijuana Act, as a matter of state law, "the use and possession of medically prescribed marijuana by a qualifying patient is as l...

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  • Four die, one injured in auto ambush near Mastung
Four die, one injured in auto ambush near Mastung

According to police sources, the victims were on their way to Quetta from Karachi when gunmen riding a motorcycle targeted their auto. "The gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on the vehicle with automatic weapon when it slowed down at a speed-breaker".

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  • Erdogan to visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia amid Gulf rift
Erdogan to visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia amid Gulf rift

The six principles now include commitments to fight terrorism and extremism and to end acts of provocation. A report by the state-run Qatar News Agency, stated that the demands issued by Saudi-led bloc of Arab countries against Qatar have been dismissed by Doha after it was thoroughly reviewed by it's ministry of foreign affairs.

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  • SKorean police investigating defector's return to North
SKorean police investigating defector's return to North

Jeon, aged in her mid-20s, could have been the target of a North Korea abduction, the conservative South Korean politician Cheong Yang-seog said . And in regard to the Red Cross talks, North Korea could propose discussing not only the reunions of the families divided by the Korean War but also the repatriation of 12 North Korean waitresses w...

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  • Venezuela rejects USA pressure to cancel Constitutional initiative
Venezuela rejects USA pressure to cancel Constitutional initiative

According to CNN , economic sanctions on Venezuela would have a devastating impact, because not only does the Nation have the world's largest oil reserves, the U.S.is its biggest customer. The officials said possible actions the USA could take include banning oil imports and sanctions on individuals and companies, adding that the administration ...

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  • Cop caught 'planting drugs' without realising his body cam was RECORDING
Cop caught 'planting drugs' without realising his body cam was RECORDING

Baltimore Police Department body cameras record and preserve footage from the last 30 seconds before they are activated, according to the department's body-worn camera policy. "Yo, hold up", he calls out to the other officers, holding up the drugs. However, Public Defender Debbie Katz Levi was outraged by the clip and the fact that the cop in q...

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  • Hong Mass for Liu Xiaobo
Hong Mass for Liu Xiaobo

Besides commemorating Liu, people at Mass also prayed for his wife Liu Xia and other dissidents in China. Though Chinese officials claim Liu Xia is free, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said to Reuters , "We call upon Chinese authorities to lift all restrictions they have put upon her".

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  • Lefty Participant Media Makes Film On Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Lefty Participant Media Makes Film On Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Felicity Jones positioned herself as an action-movie powerhouse with projects like A Monster Calls , Inferno , and (of course) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story , but her next project is a serious departure. While she's no longer starring, Portman is a powerful voice in Hollywood, recently stepping into the director's chair for the first time for A...

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  • Riots In Jerusalem Over Security Checks Prompted By Terrorist Attack
Riots In Jerusalem Over Security Checks Prompted By Terrorist Attack

The vote came amidst spiraling tensions around the al-Aqsa mosque compound in East Jerusalem , with daily clashes between Muslim worshippers and the police. Muslims with a stake in the issue object to the stricter security measure, Berko said, "because they are afraid. The Israeli side is trying to transform the conflict form a political one to a ...

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  • Clashes between worshippers, Israeli police outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque
Clashes between worshippers, Israeli police outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Two officers were lightly injured in the clashes, according to Israeli police. A police statement said one person was arrested for rioting. "Usually, the Waqf people are all around us, today we are here alone", the visitor said. The Waqf, together with other Islamic groups, issued a statement Monday calling on Muslims "to reject and boycott ...

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  • Manchester City close to signing Danilo from Real Madrid
Manchester City close to signing Danilo from Real Madrid

Reports on the weekend suggested that Chelsea were leading the race for the Real Madrid player, with Brazilian publication Globo Esporte claiming that he had agreed personal terms to join the Premier League champions. We are talking with three or four players to try to join us. Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger is standing firm on his Chilean str...

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  • Missouri's Senators respond to GOP falling short of health care plan support
Missouri's Senators respond to GOP falling short of health care plan support

How do we fix it? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , faced with defeat on his repeal and replace plan, is pushing ahead with a repeal and delay effort but faces uncertainty in getting that done. McConnell was ready to hold the showdown vote Wednesday, to get senators on record on the issue and move on to other priorities like overhauling t...

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  • Oil prices ease ahead of data that may show rising United States inventories
Oil prices ease ahead of data that may show rising United States inventories

Technically, MCX crude oil price steadily moved higher as it recovered from two-week lows near Rs 2,820 to close the last week near Rs 3,000 level, higher by about 4.5 per cent for the period. Both benchmarks have gained about 5% during the past week after the International Energy Agency reported that demand for crude oil in China has risen...

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  • Damage to local roads as flash floods hit Cornwall
Damage to local roads as flash floods hit Cornwall

It comes as storms across other parts of the south of England also caused problems elsewhere. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said its crews attended "multiple flooding-related incidents" and urged people to "avoid this area". "There will be a meeting of the multi agency Recovery group in County Hall at 9am to co ordinate the recovery phase"...

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  • U.S. military spending $130K a month to rent Trump Tower space
U.S. military spending $130K a month to rent Trump Tower space

For the last couple months, as the temperatures have risen and the days have gotten longer, the president has shifted his weekend getaways to his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., where he recently praised the ratio of Trump supporters to Trump protesters .

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  • Klopp Certain Liverpool
Klopp Certain Liverpool "Will Not Lose" Stars This Summer

It's a group effort, including everyone behind the scenes - they're all helping us to get through this hard period in pre-season. "You've just got to keep pushing yourself because you've got your mates next to you; they're trying their best to keep you going and you're trying your best to keep them going".

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  • Paul George And Kyrie Irving NBA 2K18 Player Ratings Revealed
Paul George And Kyrie Irving NBA 2K18 Player Ratings Revealed

National Football League stars are constantly complaining ever year when the latest Madden title is released because they might have a low rating for speed, agility or swagger. Embiid was told his rating after rattling off all the reasons he should have a 95 rating - a feat only accomplished by LeBron James on last year's version of the p...

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  • McSorley and Franklin Selected to Watch Lists
McSorley and Franklin Selected to Watch Lists

Mayfield, who is also on the Maxwell Award watch list for the nation's top player, is the Big 12 preseason offensive player of the year and preseason All-Big 12 quarterback. Mangum, a junior from Eagle, Idaho, started against Wyoming in the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl and led BYU to a 24-21 victory, throwing for one touchdown and rushing for another.

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  • Todd Frazier Acquired by Yankees in Multiplayer Trade With White Sox
Todd Frazier Acquired by Yankees in Multiplayer Trade With White Sox

Meanwhile, Robertson, who spent his first seven seasons with the Yankees , adds a potent late-inning arm to complement Aroldis Chapman and Dellin Betances , with Kahnle also providing effective relief. In exchange for the three players, the Yankees sent over 2016 first round draft pick outfielder Blake Rutherford , the number three prospect in th...

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