• Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer at Jersey Shore
Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer at Jersey Shore

The search was suspended Sunday evening. The State Police Marine Unit, the Fire Company and First Aid of Pt. "Such conditions only happen a few times a year along the Jersey Shore", Townsquare New Jersey Chief Meteorologist Dan Zarrow said.

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  • Residents warned to stay indoors after dozen high-security inmates escape prison
Residents warned to stay indoors after dozen high-security inmates escape prison

Local law enforcement is assisting the Walker County Sheriff's Office in the manhunt and urged residents to stay off the streets. According to its website, Walker County Jail was opened in 1998 and houses 250 inmates. Twelve inmates accused of escaping an Alabama prison in July 2017 are pictured. The New York Daily News reports that those sti...

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  • Tropical Depression 6 forms in Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Depression 6 forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression Six is located about 65 miles west of Tampa, according to a 6 a.m. Monday, July 31, update from the National Hurricane Center . A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within the next few hours.

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  • McCain 'No' Vote Sends GOP Back to Square One
McCain 'No' Vote Sends GOP Back to Square One

Among other things, the " skinny " version of Obamacare would have repealed the individual mandate and the employer mandate, ended the tax on medical devices and defunded Planned Parenthood for one year. Ted Cruz took the naysayers to task: "I sadly feel a great many Americans will feel betrayed, that they were lied to". However, it is unlike...

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  • POTUS: GOP Senators Look Like
POTUS: GOP Senators Look Like "Fools" After Skinny Repeal Failure

If Republicans are going to pass great future legislation in the Senate , they must immediately go to a 51 vote majority, not senseless 60... This is something Trump has advocated for before, but now that his party has suffered yet another legislative loss, he wants the Senate to change its rules.

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  • Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff, John Kelly in
Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff, John Kelly in

TODD: Given that Reince Priebus and the president weren't always very close, you were - you had a front row seat to that at times. Since Priebus' fate was tied the failure of congressional Republicans to repeal Obamacare, a source told NBC News , Kelly's ability to rub elbows with lawmakers could be a plus for the White House.

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  • Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill
Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill

But when Trump tweeted out his idea in May about ending the filibuster in general, McConnell said it wasn't going to happen. The president put Congress on notice on what may happen if they fail. McConnell designed it as a legislative vehicle the Senate could approve and begin talks with the House on a compromise, final bill . "If the pre...

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  • John McCain Burns Mitch McConnell Sides with Democrats
John McCain Burns Mitch McConnell Sides with Democrats

The Senate today is voting on whether to repeal Obamacare without an immediate replacement . But that promise wasn't enough for three Republican senators , including Sen. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. That's absolutely not what he's said from the beginning. But, Cox said , the fact that Medicaid cuts were...

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  • Govt extends income tax returns filing deadline to August 5
Govt extends income tax returns filing deadline to August 5

However, the interest income falls under the category of taxable income. In case a taxpayer fails to file the tax return by the end of the assessment year (for financial year 2016-17) they have to pay all the tax liabilities, the tax department will impose a penalty of Rs.5,000/- on taxpayers if they fail to convince them with a proper justificat...

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  • U.S. show of force after new North Korean ballistic missile test
U.S. show of force after new North Korean ballistic missile test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's regime is not only a threat to South Korea , Japan and the U.S., but to China, Russia and United States allies in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, he said. ". they do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk". "We will no longer allow this to continue". "Right now we're going to maintain our policy of peaceful...

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  • Explosions rock Afghan capital Kabul, casualties feared
Explosions rock Afghan capital Kabul, casualties feared

Afghan security forces battled gunmen near a police compound and the nearby Iraqi embassy on Monday. Danish put the number of gunmen in the building at three. Members of Afghan Special Force, known as Crisis Response Unit (CRU), together with several ambulances, arrived at the site shortly after the incident, according to a Xinhua reporter near...

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  • For Trump, the honeymoon with Putin may be finally over
For Trump, the honeymoon with Putin may be finally over

Congress approved sanctions against Russia. President Vladimir Putin said 755 U.S. diplomats must leave Russian Federation and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough new American sanctions.

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  • Sharad Yadav speaks against JD-U alliance with BJP
Sharad Yadav speaks against JD-U alliance with BJP

Less than 48 hours after dumping Lalu Yadav and resetting his government with the BJP as alliance partner , Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has cleared police action against the sand mafia. "As a fellow politico, I will suggest Yadav to not lose hopes in Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he will bring back the black money from overseas as we...

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  • 'I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face'
'I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face'

Bring said destroying the snake was the only option the responders had. Respondents arrived within minutes, and a firefighter cut the snake's head off with a pocket knife; the woman was plonked in the back of an ambulance and transported to the hospital for treatment.

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  • Heat wave to hit Western Washington this week
Heat wave to hit Western Washington this week

The Weather Service has posted an Urgent Weather Message calling for an Excessive Heat Watch from Monday morning through Thursday evening. Temperatures inside a vehicle can easily reach as high as 130 degrees to 140 degrees in just minutes.

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  • U.S. bombers fly over Korean peninsula after North Korea missile test
U.S. bombers fly over Korean peninsula after North Korea missile test

Meanwhile, reaction was also swift in South Korea , which said it would consider placing additional launchers of an advanced US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence ( THAAD ) anti-missile system on its soil. The top US diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, also lambasted the test as "a blatant violation of multiple United Nations Security...

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  • Tributes flow for Australian football and broadcasting great Les Murray
Tributes flow for Australian football and broadcasting great Les Murray

He was linked to Australia's ill-fated bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup after introducing the colourful and controversial Peter Hargitay to then-FFA boss Frank Lowy. Michael Ebeid, CEO and managing director of SBS , paid tribute to his "dear friend" via a statement. "No one better embodied what SBS represents than Les Murray ".

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  • US President Donald Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill
US President Donald Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill

Photo: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File.In the end it was the GOP establishment that lost the battle to repeal Obamacare . Even the Senate Republicans' "skinny" bill, which left most of the Affordable Care Act in place and was billed as a device exclusively to get to a conference committee with the House to negotiate a final bill, failed to get a m...

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  • Thugs attack senators, journalists in Kaduna
Thugs attack senators, journalists in Kaduna

So also did they damage properties, including midgets, cameras, tripods for cameras and chairs, at the Press Centre. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the thugs overpowered policemen at the entrance to the NUJ secretariat where senators Shehu Sani and Suleiman Hunkuyi addressed a press conference to reject the result of the party's delega...

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  • USA bombers fly over Korean Peninsula after North's test
USA bombers fly over Korean Peninsula after North's test

President Donald Trump took to Twitter over the weekend to criticize Chinese inactivity over the ongoing missile tests conducted by the North Korean regime. This has been part of a series of missile tests that North Korea has launched for years now. The Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Kor...

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