• Trump's Time-traveling Response to Opioid Epidemic
Trump's Time-traveling Response to Opioid Epidemic

Yet the president's announcement came as a surprise because Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Tuesday that the drug crisis could be handled without such a declaration, "although all things are on the table for the president".

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  • Denver pensioner stuck in elevator for a month found dead
Denver pensioner stuck in elevator for a month found dead

She told the station that her father "couldn't take long walks". Between the morning of July 6 and August 2, Komisarchik is believed to have died after he was unable to escape an elevator , possibly because of dementia . A missing elderly man who authorities discovered dead in an elevator at a Denver apartment complex last month may have reac...

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  • A Week Until Special Session Ends, and No Bills Have Been Signed
A Week Until Special Session Ends, and No Bills Have Been Signed

Since the start of the special session, Abbott in interviews and fundraising emails has emphasized other priorities on his agenda over the bathroom bill . "I think what frustrates so many people we're talking to is if you just let it get to the floor and let the debate happen, then people would say ok, well, at least we had the discussion and if w...

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  • Tourists flock to North Korea despite simmering tensions between Washington and Pyongyang
Tourists flock to North Korea despite simmering tensions between Washington and Pyongyang

He went on: "We don't need a world with nuclear weapons , and there's no such thing as an isolated nuclear strike and so we need to ratchet down the rhetoric on both sides". Tension in the region has risen since reclusive North Korea staged two nuclear bomb tests previous year and launched two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July i...

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  • Judge Dismisses School Sex Charges
Judge Dismisses School Sex Charges

Morgan County Circuit Judge Glenn Thompson dismissed charges against 44-year-old Carrie Witt and 27-year-old David Solomon yesterday. The law, first put on the books in 2010, says that if convicted of the offense, which is a felony, the person has to register as a sex offender and face up too 20 years in prison.

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  • Black Journalists Pull Out Of NABJ Panel After Omarosa Signs On
Black Journalists Pull Out Of NABJ Panel After Omarosa Signs On

Gordon later suggested that there was a debate among the panel organizers about whether Manigault-Newman would be asked about the Trump administration during the event. An insider told Page Six that members and moderators have been dropping out of the event after Manigult was added to a panel discussing police brutality.

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  • Osceola man, Hudson daughter drown in Lake Superior
Osceola man, Hudson daughter drown in Lake Superior

The Duluth Fire Department had issued a Red Flag Warning earlier in the day for a high chance for strong rip currents. According to the fire department, he took in a "large amount of water as he successfully returned the victim to shore". Louis County rescue squad, police and Gold Cross ambulance. First responders ran down the beach as a firefigh...

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  • World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor in Israel, dies at 113
World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor in Israel, dies at 113

Kristal claimed his title as the oldest living man at the age of 112 years and 178 days last year, and was given a certificate at his home. In 1920, Kristal moved to the Polish city of Łódź, where he married and went into the candy-manufacturing business.

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  • Trump uncertainty spurs insurers leave
Trump uncertainty spurs insurers leave

Out of all the major cities in the 20 states and D.C. the study looked at, the steepest cost increases to that plan were in Wilmington, Delaware; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Richmond, Virginia. Insurers filed their preliminary premium rates on August 1. It doesn't - or shouldn't - take a political genius to see how those numbers could translate ...

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  • Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House
Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House

Signs of the renovations have dotted the White House for much of the last seven days. The West Wing - which President Donald Trump has denied calling "a dump" - is being gutted during the revamp. The White House has been reluctant to say whether Trump is spending time golfing while he is away from Washington, but the President has been photogra...

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  • Swedish Hostage Freed in Mali Makes First Public Appearance
Swedish Hostage Freed in Mali Makes First Public Appearance

Stephen McGown, 42, who has South African and United Kingdom nationality, was kidnapped from a hotel in Timbuktu, in Mali, along with two others in 2011. Dutchman Sjaak Rijke was freed in 2015 while Swedish national Johan Gustaffson was released in June. A fellow German traveller was killed during the kidnapping.

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  • Trump North Korea threats 'the art of the bluff — CNN's Zakaria
Trump North Korea threats 'the art of the bluff — CNN's Zakaria

At the same time, Trump denied having discussed a preemptive attack, apparently oblivious to that being exactly how his comments in the past couple of days have been interpreted. The deputy assistant to President Trump, Sebastian Gorka, appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference. "We'll either be very, very successful quickly or we're ...

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  • Starbucks is bottling and selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes in grocery stores
Starbucks is bottling and selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes in grocery stores

While we still don't have an official date that Pumpkin Spice Lattes will be available at coffee shops, Starbucks announced new PSL-inspired products will be hitting grocery stores this month. Of course, Starbucks is far from alone in this jump-the-holiday gun hubris: On Aug. 1, World Market released its annual pre-ground pumpkin spice coff...

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  • Iran Boots National Team Members Who Played Against Israel
Iran Boots National Team Members Who Played Against Israel

After the match, a Farsi-language Twitter account maintained by the Israeli foreign ministry posted a message : "Well done to Masoud Shojaei and Ehsan Haji Safi who broke the taboo of not playing in matches against Israeli athletes". Iranian athletes normally avoid competing against Israelis given the hostility between their respective nations. ...

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  • Abandoned newborn found covered in ants in bush
Abandoned newborn found covered in ants in bush

The infant was found outside the Cypress Creek apartment complex (pictured) in Houston , Texas, at 5am on Thursday. It is a long process, but if you are interesting in fostering or adopting any child, you can find more information here . He took the baby to his apartment and called 911, investigators said. She was with a man, but they aren't su...

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  • Penn State Pledge Death
Penn State Pledge Death

Bream has not been charged in the death of Timothy Piazza, the 19-year-old engineering major who fell during an alcohol-fueled party and later died. Attorney Leonard Ambrose announced his wish to call Bream to the stand, acknowledging that Bream was not in the courtroom Friday.

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  • USA could launch a preemptive strike against North Korea
USA could launch a preemptive strike against North Korea

According to a statement by North Korea state news agency KCNA, the country plans to send Hwasong-12 intermediate-range strategic ballistic missiles toward Guam by "mid-August and report it to the commander-in-chief of the DPRK nuclear force and wait for his order".

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  • IAS officer hailing from State kills self
IAS officer hailing from State kills self

He also spoke a suicide note he had left in his hotel room. Singh said it was not immediately known at what time or how Pandey allegedly committed suicide. "At 6:30 PM, we got to know through his friends that IAS officer Mukesh Pandey may commit suicide". Mobin Ali said, "I received an SMS from the DM at 3.36am on Thursday, asking me to come an...

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  • Children Die Within 48 Hours At Gorakhpur Hospital, Probe Ordered
Children Die Within 48 Hours At Gorakhpur Hospital, Probe Ordered

The hospital is the largest in Gorakhpur district, which for years has been the parliamentary constituency of the state's Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath . However, on Thursday, the supply was disrupted again leading to more deaths, they added. "In such circumstances, it is requested to the hospital authorities to clear company's dues at once f...

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  • US Marine Corps honors fallen PH troops in Marawi
US Marine Corps honors fallen PH troops in Marawi

Tye R. Wallace, the commanding officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit based in Okinawa, Japan , to which the aircraft was assigned. However, the Japanese Defense Ministry softened its stance on Friday, issuing a statement which said the U.S.

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