• 'Medical boards proposed to hear abortion pleas'
'Medical boards proposed to hear abortion pleas'

Solicitor general Ranjit Kumar, appearing for the Centre, told the apex court bench comprising justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao that all states and UTs have been asked to set up such medical boards at the earliest. Formalities (such as forming a medical board) took up time, and when she was finally denied permission to abort (because it was t...

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  • Missouri Lawmaker Suggests Lynching People Who Vandalize Confederate Monuments
Missouri Lawmaker Suggests Lynching People Who Vandalize Confederate Monuments

A Missouri state representative stirred outrage on Wednesday after he apparently called for the vandals of a veteran's memorial to be "hung from a tall tree". "Calls for poltical violence are unacceptable". The Missouri Legislative Black Caucus chairman says a Republican lawmaker called for a lynching in a Facebook post and should be ousted from ...

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  • Man hospitalized after officer-involved shooting
Man hospitalized after officer-involved shooting

St. Louis police report that officers observed a vehicle reported stolen from Bridgeton, and the vehicle was disabled by spikes in the 3800 block of Maffitt. The second suspect is in custody. The officer, O'Toole said, was taken to the hospital with an apparent knee injury, but he was not shot. KMOX's Brett Blume was on scene.

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  • HARVEY FLOODS: City of 118K Loses Water Supply - Hospital Evacuating
HARVEY FLOODS: City of 118K Loses Water Supply - Hospital Evacuating

Almost 200 patients at Baptist Beaumont Hospital were being transferred by air to other acute care facilities in the area. Due to the city-wide lack of services, we have no other alternative but to discontinue all services which will include emergency services.

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  • Trevor Noah Defends Melania Trump's Choice Of Hurricane Footwear
Trevor Noah Defends Melania Trump's Choice Of Hurricane Footwear

Critics read an unwillingness to stand with Texans in the mud in her choice of in-flight footwear. "He'll pledge, proudly, $1 million of his own personal money to help the people of both Texas and Louisiana", she said.ted by the storm, while the other 400 will serve on FEMA's Surge Capacity Force.

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  • Trump offers sympathies to Harvey victims
Trump offers sympathies to Harvey victims

The storm is now threatening the region near the Texas-Louisiana state line. The White House pool report described the first lady as wearing "black cigarette trousers, an Army green bomber jacket, aviator sunglasses, and high pumps". Tens of thousands of people are packed into overcrowded shelters as authorities continue to pluck victims from rooft...

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  • Mnuchin won't say if he wants Tubman on $20 bill
Mnuchin won't say if he wants Tubman on $20 bill

I would love to leave Andrew Jackson and see if we come up with another denomination. "Andrew Jackson had a great history and I think it's very rough when you take someone off the bill", Trump said during a Today Show appearance. There he said the plan, details of which have yet to be revealed, would unlock strong economic growth, reduce the ...

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  • Kim Jong Un Fathers a Third Child
Kim Jong Un Fathers a Third Child

According to the NIS, Kim and Ri married in 2009 and had their first child in summer in 2010 and their second in January 2013. Former NBA star Dennis Rodman , following his trip to the North in 2013, has been the only source of information about the couple's second child - a baby girl named Ju-Ae.

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  • Jose Mourinho Considering Shock Late Bid For Riyad Mahrez
Jose Mourinho Considering Shock Late Bid For Riyad Mahrez

After a poor performance against Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup, Lindelof has been left out of United's Premier League side for their first three games, failing to even make the substitutes' bench on two of those occasions. United's every department has performed above the average level, and they have been claiming what they deserve. ...

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  • Japan's Abe, UK May pledge cooperation on North Korea threat
Japan's Abe, UK May pledge cooperation on North Korea threat

The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously condemned North Korea over the launch of the missile, which flew over Japanese territory before crashing into the Pacific, but it stopped short of issuing fresh punitive measures against the regime.

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  • Theresa May's 'five more years' vow splits Tory Party
Theresa May's 'five more years' vow splits Tory Party

Her invidious predicament recalls that of other embattled Tory leaders past. There have been critical voices today, including former party Chairman Grant Shapps, who compared May's statement to Margaret Thatcher's promise to go "on and on" .

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  • Leah Remini Credits Botox (Not Scientology) for Her Age-Defying Transformation
Leah Remini Credits Botox (Not Scientology) for Her Age-Defying Transformation

A spokesperson for the church told People in a statement that they have "no debate" with members visiting psychologists. "He doesn't want anything to do with it.' They let it go after a while, but usually you'd be expected to recruit, especially with somebody you work with for nine years".

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  • India rupee: Opposition say cash crackdown was disaster
India rupee: Opposition say cash crackdown was disaster

Over and above this, the government's policy caused a huge cash shortage, with people having to spend many days standing in ATM lines trying to withdraw their own money. Ministers had hoped "demonetisation" would make it hard for hoarders of undeclared wealth to exchange it for legal tender. The government can not escape from answering the qu...

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  • Prince's Sister Says His Favorite Color Was Orange
Prince's Sister Says His Favorite Color Was Orange

She could obviously be fucking with us, because photos of Paisley Park strongly suggest that purple was kind of a key design element Prince liked to surround himself with. "The stand out piece [of his collection] for me is his orange Cloud guitar". Plus, based on what I ate today, my puke would probably be orange , which would make me want t...

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  • Harvey pushes rain into the Carolinas
Harvey pushes rain into the Carolinas

The weather service said tornadoes associated with such tropical systems are typically weak and short-lived. The Weather Service said there was an elevated risk of tornados through the evening as the remnants of former tropical storm moved northeast.

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  • Trevor Noah defends Melania Trump's stilettos: 'Who cares?'
Trevor Noah defends Melania Trump's stilettos: 'Who cares?'

Trump's job, as in her husband's, details matter. On a trip ostensibly made to support people who've lost everything and the agencies trying to help them recover, Melania found a way to make her visit about herself. "It's sad that we have an active and ongoing natural disaster in Texas , and people are anxious about her shoes", the First Lady's...

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  • Governor Hickenlooper unveils healthcare proposal
Governor Hickenlooper unveils healthcare proposal

The Colorado Democrat and Ohio Republican headed effort to form the plan. The individual mandate requires that everyone purchase health insurance in an effort to bring younger, healthier people into the insurance pools, which offsets the costs of insuring older and sicker people.

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  • 'We Only Kill Black People, Right?'
'We Only Kill Black People, Right?'

In response, the woman admitted to the officer that she was frightened by the idea of having to reach for her mobile phone. While she waited, the exchange with the officer occurred. Say whaaaaaaaaaaaaat? Why in the world would the officer even open up his mouth to say what he said? Channel 2 Action News in Atlanta obtained dash cam footage ...

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  • Turkey welcomes Tal Afar's liberation by Iraqi forces, urges swift rebuilding
Turkey welcomes Tal Afar's liberation by Iraqi forces, urges swift rebuilding

Iraqi forces have in recent days recaptured nearly all of the northwestern city of Tal Afar, long a stronghold of Islamic State. With Tal Afar liberated, all of Nineveh province - the first area ISIS militants captured in a 2014 blitz - "is in the hands of our fearless troops", al-Abadi said.

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  • Shark spotted swimming near man trying to escape police custody
Shark spotted swimming near man trying to escape police custody

North Topsail Beach Police finally arrested Kingsbury about 3 and a half hours after the traffic stop at the Wicker Avenue beach access. Surf City police officials say 20-year-old Zachary Kingsbury was pulled over just before 5.00pm on Wednesday, according to WECT .

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