• Trump plans 'major briefing' on opioid epidemic
Trump plans 'major briefing' on opioid epidemic

Trump frequently mentioned the opioid crisis as a presidential candidate, but has given it less public attention since taking office in January. A White House official said Tuesday that the briefing with Price and Baum will provide the President with "an update on the opioid crisis" as the White House works to complete its review of an interim re...

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  • Orangutan with sign language skills dies at Atlanta zoo
Orangutan with sign language skills dies at Atlanta zoo

Among the oldest orangutans in North American zoos, Chantek had been receiving treatment for progressive heart disease - a common cause of death for great apes in captivity, the zoo said Monday. "Chantek will be deeply missed by his family here at Zoo Atlanta ", Hayley Murphy, vice president of Zoo Atlanta's animal division, said. The zoo said...

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  • USA tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions
USA tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions

A few months before that ruling, 12 nations in the Pacific region concluded more than seven years of negotiations by signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, a trade agreement that bound much of Southeast Asia together with the United States and Japan in an economic partnership meant to fight China's growing economic hegemony in the region.

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  • Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon Talks New Film & Possible Run for NY Governor
Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon Talks New Film & Possible Run for NY Governor

The actress also discusses rumors that she'll run for governor of New York State. This morning the actress swung by the Today show to talk about her new movie, The Only Living Boy in ny. Nixon criticized Andrew Cuomo , current governor of NY, for his lack of progress within the issues surrounding education. In 2014, New York City mayor Bill ...

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  • Banco Santander, SA (NYSE:SAN) Quarterly EPS Review
Banco Santander, SA (NYSE:SAN) Quarterly EPS Review

On September 7 the company was downgraded to "Equal-weight" from " and a price target of $20.50 was set in a report from Bank of America. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG set a €6.60 ($7.76) price objective on shares of Banco Santander, and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th.

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  • Nikki Haley suggests President Trump tweeted about classified info
Nikki Haley suggests President Trump tweeted about classified info

President Trump on Tuesday used Twitter to amplify a Fox News report, based on anonymous sources, that USA spy satellites had detected North Korea loading two cruise missiles on a patrol boat on the country's coast in recent days. And if that's in the newspaper that's a shame. "It's incredibly risky when things get out into the press like that...

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  • China's Sichuan hit by 6.5 magnitude quake - USGS
China's Sichuan hit by 6.5 magnitude quake - USGS

The earthquake's epicenter is in the Ngawa prefecture, which is mostly populated by ethnic Tibetans and nomadic herders, but is also a popular tourist destination, reports Reuters. A police official told television there had been some panic among tourists when the quake hit. She said the damage in the town centre seemed minimal other than the suspe...

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  • Man guilty of pipe bomb plot in British airport
Man guilty of pipe bomb plot in British airport

The "crude but viable" device was detected by security scanners at Manchester global airport but swabs failed to detect any explosiuves and the device was kept in an office for a week. Muhammad - who was born in Pakistan but possessed an Italian passport - had denied any connection to the device in court. The jury had been told there was no evide...

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  • Boy Found Dead In Day Care Van
Boy Found Dead In Day Care Van

Police in Orlando are investigating a possible case of child neglect after the little boy, whose age has not yet been made public, was pronounced dead shortly after cops responded to a call at Little Miracles Academy around 8:30 p.m. The day care driver then returned to the initial day care center and didn't realize Myles was still in the van, poli...

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  • Turkey OKs German deputies' visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation base in Konya
Turkey OKs German deputies' visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation base in Konya

Under the proposal, NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller can take up to seven members of the German parliamentary defense committee with her on a trip to Konya. Speaking to Daily Sabah, NATO spokesperson Piers Cazalet previously urged both sides to find a tangible solution. Germany's defense minister on Tuesday welcomed a NATO-brokered...

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  • Over $650 million potentially up for grabs in 2 lottery games
Over $650 million potentially up for grabs in 2 lottery games

The $350 million jackpot is the game's largest since July 8, 2016, when a $540 million prize was won by a ticket holder in IN, according to the Massachusetts Lottery . But, that's not all. But state income taxes on lottery wins are all over the map. Pennsylvania has sold two jackpot-winning Mega Millions tickets since joining the game in 2010,...

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  • USA to conduct air strikes in Marawi? No need, says Lorenzana
USA to conduct air strikes in Marawi? No need, says Lorenzana

Año said the air strikes remains a plan until it is officially communicated to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), especially President Duterte. "ASEAN of late has issued strong statements on the matter", Andolong added. The report says the Pentagon could announce on Tuesday the authority to strike ISIS-linked targets that could threaten...

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  • Man pulls gun on fellow driver
Man pulls gun on fellow driver

The incident happened on Friday afternoon in Lancaster, south of Dallas. By Tuesday morning, the post was shared almost 80,000 times and the video had been viewed almost 10 million times. "I'm happy that people shared the picture and I hope somebody knows who he is", Best said. "We believe that there has been an increase in the frequency and seve...

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  • South Korea, US reviewing ballistic missile guidelines
South Korea, US reviewing ballistic missile guidelines

He said Pyongyang would use nuclear weapons only against the United States or any other country that might join it in military action against North Korea. Moon's four-point strategy on the North included easing military tensions at the inter-Korean border, a reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, North Korea's participation in the...

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  • Thailand Pledges Adherence To Sanctions Imposed On North Korea
Thailand Pledges Adherence To Sanctions Imposed On North Korea

The sanctions could take time before the regime of Kim Jong Un feels any impact, but Tillerson said: "I think perhaps the more important element of that is just the message that this sends to North Korea of how unacceptable the entire global community finds what they're doing to be".

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  • Oil price hits two months high at $53 per barrel
Oil price hits two months high at $53 per barrel

When asked if the OPEC meeting could affect oil prices in the near term, Tom Petrie , chairman at Petrie Partners , told Bloomberg that the two countries receiving the most media attention for their non-compliance, Nigeria and Libya , need to be included in cutbacks moving forward, "and I think there will be some sort of effort in this d...

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  • Phoenix woman given death sentence for fatally locking young girl in box
Phoenix woman given death sentence for fatally locking young girl in box

Allen is the third woman on Arizona's death row and the 55th woman condemned to die in the United States, the Phoenix New Times reported. Allen will become the 55th woman condemned to die nationwide. She also was kicked in the face, beaten with a wooden paddle and forcibly dunked after being thrown in a cold swimming pool, investigators sai...

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  • Goat caught red-handed jumping on officer's vehicle
Goat caught red-handed jumping on officer's vehicle

Maybe the goat thought it could spot the missing pony from a higher vantage point or maybe it just didn't want the officer to leave. But the officer didn't realize how stubborn the goat was. "That's my hood, dude", the officer said with a laugh. The neighbor helped the goat down again. Officials with the Blanchard Police Department told ABC a...

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  • Plane passenger spots man texting about sex abuse of kids, authorities say
Plane passenger spots man texting about sex abuse of kids, authorities say

She immediately alerted the crew, leading police in two states to arrest a man and a woman on charges of sexually exploiting minors. "One of the messages the passenger photographed showed Kellar allegedly messaging Burnworth , "...

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  • Philippine Pres. Duterte Calls For 20K Additional Troops in Marawi
Philippine Pres. Duterte Calls For 20K Additional Troops in Marawi

But Washington fears offending its long-time ally could push it into the arms of USA rival China, and it is backing Philippine troops as they battle to recapture part of a southern region occupied by militants aligned to the Islamic State (IS) group.

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