• Lonzo Ball: 'Reaching the playoffs is the goal, that is the plan'
Lonzo Ball: 'Reaching the playoffs is the goal, that is the plan'

The Los Angeles Lakers feel as if they've added a player in Lonzo Ball who can do for their team what Tom Brady did for the New England Patriots. However, their starting positions are all but locked in so they will look to focus on the reserve side of Free Agency.

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  • Palestinian who shot at Israeli troops killed by army fire
Palestinian who shot at Israeli troops killed by army fire

A military spokeswoman said a mortar round hit open ground in the Israeli-controlled zone of the plateau and "forces responded and targeted the Syrian army position that fired the mortar". Adding that no Israelis were injured during the incident, the spokesperson claimed the troops shot the man in response to an "immediate threat". The army has...

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  • Haley: I'm not moving to Trump Tower
Haley: I'm not moving to Trump Tower

But missions in Ivory Coast, Liberia, and Haiti are winding down and Haley has pledged to continue reviewing each mission as it comes up for renewal, all with an eye toward saving the USA a few extra dollars. Since the former SC governor was appointed to the Cabinet-level diplomatic post by President Donald Trump , Haley has, in conjunction with o...

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  • Bank of Canada's Poloz says rate cuts have done their job
Bank of Canada's Poloz says rate cuts have done their job

The Canadian dollar gained three-quarters of a cent and hit its highest level in four months on Wednesday after Canada's central bank head hinted in an interview that rate hikes could be coming sooner rather than later. "It would be a very small incremental movement", said Morton, adding that the central bank would "want to make sure they don't cau...

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  • Gov. Wolf signs bill to hike penalties for endangering children
Gov. Wolf signs bill to hike penalties for endangering children

The bill signing saw more fanfare-and barking-than most. Animal abuse is now a felony in limited situations. Libre, a rescued Boston terrier, put his paw of approval on a bill strengthening Pennsylvania's laws against animal cruelty and neglect.

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  • United Nations eyes
United Nations eyes "constructive and good start" of new-round talks on Cyprus

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will attend Friday's third day of the UN-backed Cyprus talks in Switzerland, which, according to Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias Thursday, had so far not broken any ground with regard to the pivotal and thorny issue of security.

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  • Pacquiao on Horn's Plan For KO Like Marquez: I'm Ready For That!
Pacquiao on Horn's Plan For KO Like Marquez: I'm Ready For That!

Bradley will be among the boxing luminaries who will attend this weekend's big show at the 52,500-capacity rugby venue. This Saturday night, as part of the newly aligned Top Rank Boxing and ESPN mega TV deal, WBO welterweight champion Manny "PacMan" Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) will put his title on the line against Australian native Jeff "The Hor...

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  • AP Pretends Handel Kept Her Distance From Trump
AP Pretends Handel Kept Her Distance From Trump

The election will not significantly change the balance of power in Washington, where Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress . The party has fallen short this year in elections in Kansas and Montana, and it is expected to lose another race on Tuesday in SC. On May 25, Democrats hoped to pick up the Montana at-la...

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  • Blue jay tests positive for West Nile in Portage County
Blue jay tests positive for West Nile in Portage County

Catherine Brown stated. Generally, mosquito season runs from late April until mid-October. The health district says there are no reported cases of the virus in people. Wear long sleeves, long trousers, and socks when outdoors. "Portage County residents should be aware of the presence of West Nile virus and take some simple steps to protect themse...

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  • Trump Comes Through for Taiwan With $1.3 Billion Arms Sale
Trump Comes Through for Taiwan With $1.3 Billion Arms Sale

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday the Trump administration had notified Congress of its plan to approve the seven sales to China. The US does not recognize Taiwan - officially known as the Republic of China - as an independent country, and adheres to the "One China Policy", which means it does not maintain an official rel...

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  • Two medical marijuana dispensaries to be located in Cumberland County
Two medical marijuana dispensaries to be located in Cumberland County

The building, at 420 West Lancaster Ave., will be the home of the Chamounix Ventures LLC Keystone Dispensary, according to the state Department of Health. "This has been a highly competitive process and the department received hundreds of quality applications", said John Collins, director of the Office of Medical Marijuana.

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  • Wages pain will remain as DUP deal pays for May
Wages pain will remain as DUP deal pays for May

The announcement led the opposition Labour Party to withdraw an amendment to the Queen's Speech demanding the state-run National Health Service (NHS) in England stop charging women coming from the province, where abortion is illegal except when the life of the mother is in danger.

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  • Yoga can trigger musculoskeletal pain, worsen existing injuries
Yoga can trigger musculoskeletal pain, worsen existing injuries

The new scientific study conducted by University of Sydney and Mercy College in NY, claims yoga can worsen prevailing wounds and lead to bone and muscle pains. Pappas said that more than one-third of yoga-related pain cases were severe enough to prevent any level of yoga participation and lasted for more than three months.

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  • Refusal to end pay cap an 'insult' to public sector workers
Refusal to end pay cap an 'insult' to public sector workers

To win any vote, the Prime Minister needs to secure a working majority of 320 votes, something she needs the help of the DUP's 10 MPs to do. Mr Corbyn ordered his MPs to abstain on the motion - but 49 of them defied him and voted for Mr Umunna's amendment.

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  • Congress, Oppn parties to skip GST meet; JD(U) MPs to decide
Congress, Oppn parties to skip GST meet; JD(U) MPs to decide

The function will be organised in the Central Hall of the Parliament . Millions of small businesses, outside the tax net earlier, still have to join the network, and an umbrella organization pleaded for them to be given more time. But the main Opposition Congress will give it a miss. The decision came after Congress president Sonia Gandhi me...

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  • Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Shares Bought by Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc
Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Shares Bought by Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc

Loeb Partners Corp's holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $899,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. For market timers, it's also important to take measure of the relative level of recent lift or pressure in the stock is it overbought or oversold? It improved, as 3 investors sold AmeriServ Financial, Inc.

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  • Russian Federation vows response to U.S. preemptive strike on Syria
Russian Federation vows response to U.S. preemptive strike on Syria

Syria's government appears to have taken a U.S. warning not to launch a chemical weapons attack seriously, Defence Secretary James Mattis says. The warning was based on intelligence that indicated preparations for such a strike were under way at Syria's Shayrat airfield, US officials said.

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  • Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial
Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

A United States judge has declared a mistrial in the sexual assault trial of celebrity comedian Bill Cosby after jurors could not reach a unanimous decision about Cosby's guilt. "The others on the jury might have just been not persuaded beyond a reasonable doubt, although they were leaning in that direction, or there might've been members of ...

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  • Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech
Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech

Before the election, a commitment to invest in dementia research was included in the Conservative Party's manifesto but it did not detail what level of funding could be expected, or how this commitment would be maintained beyond the 2020 Challenge on Dementia.

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  • South Africa, Zimbabwe hit by avian influenza outbreaks
South Africa, Zimbabwe hit by avian influenza outbreaks

The ban in the country comes in light of reports that countries neighbouring South Africa have also banned poultry imports. H5N8 is a rapidly spreading viral disease that can infect many types of birds and is highly contagious. Various media outlets have reported that the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has imposed a ban on the ...

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