• At least two tornadoes confirmed in Maine Saturday
At least two tornadoes confirmed in Maine Saturday

A weather service survey team found visible damage from the tornado on the mountain at Shawnee Peak near Tycoon and Upper Roosevelt trails and in the parking lot near Jake's Way. It is believed the tornado or waterspout was on the surface for almost two miles. Less than five minutes later, a fourth tornado formed over Highland Lake in Cumberland ...

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  • NASA's DART will be its first asteroid deflection mission
NASA's DART will be its first asteroid deflection mission

NASA believes that while the impact would only affect the velocity of the asteroid by a small margin, doing this early enough could alter its trajectory enough when it gets closer to Earth. The smaller asteroid called Didymos B , which is around 530 feet across, orbits the bigger rock Didymos A, which is a half a mile across. 'DART is a critic...

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  • Man sits on gun, shoots himself in groin, police say
Man sits on gun, shoots himself in groin, police say

She followed him into the bathroom and saw the gunshot wound, so she took him to a local hospital. The first was on March 14, where police responded to a call of shots fired and found a man with a gunshot wound on the ground in the side parking lot.

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  • Colorado man shoots, kills son after mistaking him for intruder
Colorado man shoots, kills son after mistaking him for intruder

Sheriff's spokeswoman Lauren LeKander says Huner called 911 at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday to report the shooting. "[Reporting party] is saying he shot someone who came into his house. LeKander told KMGH-TV that investigators believe the victim is Huner's son but they are awaiting the coroner's confirmation. The homeowner is now facing second-deg...

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  • Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Maitama Sule is dead
Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Maitama Sule is dead

Kano - Kano state Government has declared Tuesday as work free day to mourn the passage of an astute politician, Alhaji Maitama Sule. In early 1979, he was a presidential aspirants of the National Party of Nigeria but lost the ticket to Alhaji Shehu Shagari.

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  • Egypt sentences 20 to death for 'violence'
Egypt sentences 20 to death for 'violence'

In April, the court issued a preliminary death sentence to the 20 defendants pending the non-binding consultative opinion of the country's grand mufti, per Egypt's penal code. In late 2014, an Egyptian court issued death sentences to 188 suspects, which sparked an global outcry against the controversial verdicts. The Cairo Criminal court sentence...

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  • Google celebrates 140 years of Wimbledon Championship with three Doodles
Google celebrates 140 years of Wimbledon Championship with three Doodles

Defending champion England's Andy Murray and two-time victor Rafael Nadal will take centre stage on the first day of the 2017 tournament. Speaking about one women they've already met, Carolyn explained: "She said that she was in the queue a year ago".

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  • Stephen Hawking Fears Trump Climate Stance 'Could Push Earth Over The Brink'
Stephen Hawking Fears Trump Climate Stance 'Could Push Earth Over The Brink'

Actions trump can push the Earth over this threshold, then it will become like Venus with a temperature of 250 degrees and a rain of sulfuric acid. 'The best hope for the survival of the human race might be independent colonies in space'.

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  • Rite Aid Corporation Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (RAD)
Rite Aid Corporation Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (RAD)

About 91,026 shares traded. The current market capitalization of Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD) stands at 3.11 Billion. It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500. Shares for $429,000 were bought by ARMSTRONG ALAN S on Thursday, June 15. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2016 Q4. It is negative, as 67 investors sold RAD shares while 114 redu...

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  • McConnell: GOP will 'continue to wrestle' with Obamacare replacement
McConnell: GOP will 'continue to wrestle' with Obamacare replacement

The analysis found a 27-year-old in Oklahoma City making $20,000 per year would be charged a slightly lower premium under the repeal bills, but would receive almost $2,000 less in tax credits. "Middle-class families are getting hammered", he said. Even before Trump was inaugurated in January, Republicans had debated and ultimately discarded the i...

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  • Everton confident of re-signing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney
Everton confident of re-signing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney

Reports on Monday morning claimed Rooney's return to Everton was inevitable as the England global edged closer to an Old Trafford exit. Everton's majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri is backing boss Ronald Koeman heavily in the transfer market this summer.

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  • Manchester United want Mateo Kovacic
Manchester United want Mateo Kovacic

It has been reported that the 24-year-old has already agreed personal terms with the Red Devils, but the clubs still need to agree on a fee. Mourinho outlined his list of transfer targets to Ed Woodward back in March and had hoped for several of his targets to have been sorted by now.

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  • UGI worker killed in explosion in Lancaster County
UGI worker killed in explosion in Lancaster County

Steve Cook, Business Development Director for UGI , said in a statement that one of their employees was dead after the explosion and two other UGI workers were injured. The home blew up about 10 minutes later, the published report said. While surveying the complete destruction of her home , she said that overall, she considers herself lucky...

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  • Royal Mail reveals dogs are increasingly attacking postmen in Bexley
Royal Mail reveals dogs are increasingly attacking postmen in Bexley

The Royal Mail said the figure of 2,471 dog attacks is down 7% compared to a year ago, but adds that number "is still too high". The company released the data in a bid to show the scale of the problem and has offered tips to dog owners to help them keep their pets calmer around postal workers.

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  • Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made
Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

Both ties are set to take place this weekend, with official venues and throw in times to be confirmed by the GAA later in the day. All-Ireland champions Tipperary will be thankful they missed one of the big guns. Following Mayo's laboured win over Derry, Clare could fancy themselves at home, while Donegal will be favourites to progress aw...

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  • Proposed health care law will hurt those with disabilities
Proposed health care law will hurt those with disabilities

The bill has drawn criticism for being negotiated in secret. Mitch McConnell, R. Kentucky, and Sen. Most Democrats, along with select Republicans like Rob Portman of Ohio, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, have expressed concern over proposed Medicaid changes.

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  • Portugal vs. Mexico live stream, TV channel
Portugal vs. Mexico live stream, TV channel

Their worries were then compounded when Luis Neto's own goal in the 54th minute put Mexico ahead. The decisive goal was scored by Portugal's Adrien Silva from the penalty shot during the 104th minute of the game . But Ochoa was beaten in the first minute of injury time as Pepe lunged to get on the end of Ricardo Quaresma's curling right-wing c...

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  • Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Germany
Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Germany

During a conversation with journalists, Maradona, who was in Moscow recently, said Trump is more of a comic while praising Russian president Vladimir Putin for bringing peace into the world. Presidents Trump and Putin will meet on the sidelines of next week's G-20 Summit, being held Friday and Saturday in Hamburg, Germany, marking their 1st fac...

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  • Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo leaves for Addis Ababa to attend AU meeting
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo leaves for Addis Ababa to attend AU meeting

She will join other members to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the organization, and use the opportunity to reiterate the voting rights of Nigeria in the upcoming elections of the organization. Conflict in South Sudan, Somalia and Libya, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mali has cast a heavy shadow over the summit. He is joined by heads of ...

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  • Israel detains Palestinian MP in West Bank
Israel detains Palestinian MP in West Bank

Israeli police and soldiers have come under heavy criticism over the years for what rights groups have referred to as excessive use of force against Palestinians who did not pose an immediate threat or who could have been handled through non-lethal means, particularly during clashes.

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