• 16-month-old Brooklyn girl beaten on Father's Day dies
16-month-old Brooklyn girl beaten on Father's Day dies

On Father's Day, Lewis's father, 19-year-old Shaquan Taylor, allegedly beat the baby while she was alone in his care. Police sources said after a few hours he contacted the child's 17-year-old mother, who lives nearby, and told her there was a serious problem and to come pick the child.

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  • Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends
Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends

The Office of the Nigerian Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari's Eid voice message in a bid to debunk claims that he is suffering from speech impairment.This follows claims on social media that the ailing 75-year-old Nigerian leader was suffering from memory loss and an inability to speak.

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  • John Huerta: Democratic Party is plagued with problems
John Huerta: Democratic Party is plagued with problems

By calling for her to step down, they are doing the Republican Party's bidding. That was painfully evident in Georgia, where Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff failed to win this week, despite spending upwards of $30 million in what ended up being the most expensive House election in USA political history.

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  • Israel freezes plan for mixed prayer at Western Wall
Israel freezes plan for mixed prayer at Western Wall

Earlier on Sunday, before the decision was made, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman spoke out against a bill that would nix the proposed egalitarian space, saying that "it actually causes bad harm to Jewish unity and to the alliance between the State of Israel and Diaspora Jewry".

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  • Disability Services Threatened Under Proposed Cuts To Medicaid
Disability Services Threatened Under Proposed Cuts To Medicaid

Protesters chanted "no cuts to Medicaid " as they gathered outside of McConnell's office. Jordan Uhl, editor of The Opposition, tweeted: "Capitol Police arresting protesters who rely on wheelchairs". Sen. Chuck Schumer spoke out against the newly released Senate Republican health care bill on Thursday, calling the proposed legislation "hea...

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  • Mitch McConnell Could Win by Losing on Healthcare Bill
Mitch McConnell Could Win by Losing on Healthcare Bill

The protesters shouted chants like "don't touch Medicaid , save our liberty". They say they will die without Medicaid . There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current health care system but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal O...

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  • Letter to the Editor: GOP health care bill shows 'system' is rigged
Letter to the Editor: GOP health care bill shows 'system' is rigged

Brian Sandoval in Las Vegas. "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and tens of thousands of Nevadans", Heller said. Sen. Rand Paul , one of the GOP holdouts on the Senate health care bill , said Sunday he would be willing to support a partial rollback of Obamacare , saying he...

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  • S Africa win after Roy's freakish exit
S Africa win after Roy's freakish exit

England had crushed the tourists by nine wickets in the first match of the series in Southampton. Somerset could have sold 30,000 tickets for this game and they managed to pack in 12,500 using some temporary stands. At that stage England still had more than six overs to score 50 runs, but then came controversy as Jason Roy was given out for ob...

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  • European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo
European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo

And the 56-year-old felt his players' redoubtable spirit at these finals was underlined by Lozano's victor, after the 21-year-old charged down a long clearance and beat Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev to the ball to score. An inevitable third goal came in the 80th when Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to sco...

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  • Roger Federer Reaches 11th Halle Final After Beating Khachanov
Roger Federer Reaches 11th Halle Final After Beating Khachanov

Federer lost to Zverev in last year's Halle semi-finals but beat the German last year in Rome. The second set went with serve until Federer scampered across to fire a forehand at the body of Zverev, which he had no chance of returning and the Swiss broke to lead 5-4 before serving out the match as he eyes a fourth title of the year with Wimbledon...

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  • Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya emerge winners of 'Nach Baliye 8'?
Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya emerge winners of 'Nach Baliye 8'?

While fans need to wait till the grand finale episode goes on air at 7:30pm on Sunday, June 25, the news revealed by twitter handle @nipunsureb appears to be genuine since he had predicted the victor of Bigg Boss 10 correctly as well. After celebrity couple Divyanka Tripathi And Vivek Dahiya were announced the victor of Nach Baliye 2017, Twitte...

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  • More than 100 missing after landslide buries village in China
More than 100 missing after landslide buries village in China

Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for more than 100 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors. Most residents are of the Qiang ethnic minority. The landslide carried an estimated 18 million cubic meters (636 mi...

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  • Qatar publishes demands made by Arab countries
Qatar publishes demands made by Arab countries

The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar Gargash, has said diplomacy is the priority for the solution of the crisis with Qatar despite the leaking by Doha of the demands of the four countries - Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt.

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  • YSU stars Zallow, Harden, both in California for Outdoor Championships
YSU stars Zallow, Harden, both in California for Outdoor Championships

Barton, who had the third-best time in Friday's semifinals, led after the first lap, but was overtaken in the final 400 meters by Caitlin Collier, who ran unattached. Zachery Ziemek of adidas ranks first with 8,413 points. Another Cougar, sophomore Clayton Young, was scheduled to run in the final of the men's 10,000 meters later Thursday.

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  • US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension
US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

The Turkish parliament ratified a 2014 agreement with Qatar earlier this month, allowing the deployment of troops to its base there. In his strongest statement of support for Qatar in the almost three-week-old crisis centered on the Gulf state, Erdogan said the call to withdraw Turkish forces was disrespectful and that Doha - which described the ...

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  • Pro-Trump Group's Attack Ads Put Pressure GOP Senator Opposing ObamaCare Overhaul
Pro-Trump Group's Attack Ads Put Pressure GOP Senator Opposing ObamaCare Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said Democrats will be working hard to defeat the bill, having already made clear they would cooperate with Republicans if they agree to drop a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and instead work to improve it.

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  • Health Department Chief Charged With Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis
Health Department Chief Charged With Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

A press statement from Schuette's office alleges that Lyon waited a year before alerting the public about the outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease as a result of the crisis , an act that led to the death of 85-year-old Robert Skidmore. Obstruction of justice is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Between 2014 an...

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  • Economy Watch: Fed Sure of Economy, Raises Rates, Promises Asset Sell-Off
Economy Watch: Fed Sure of Economy, Raises Rates, Promises Asset Sell-Off

Joblessness in the USA dropped to a 16-year low at 4.3 percent in May. They increased their projections for economic growth this year to 2.2 percent from the 2.1 percent they forecast in March . The Fed has announced that at some point this year it is likely to begin the process of gradually reducing its massive holdings of USA treasuries an...

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  • Tom Curran determined to build on confident start in England decider
Tom Curran determined to build on confident start in England decider

He struck nine fours and went to 50 with a six against spinner Tabraiz Shamsi. Jason Roy's dismissal for obstructing the field took the focus but the real story was of a tenacious fightback, inspired by a fired-up Chris Morris , to level the series at 1-1.

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  • Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar
Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar

The Iran provisions in the document say Qatar must shut down diplomatic posts in Iran , kick out from Qatar any members of the Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, and only conduct trade and commerce with Iran that complies with USA sanctions.

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