• Al-Qaida fighters to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border
Al-Qaida fighters to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border

The source noted that the bus convoys, accompanied by the Red Cross and vehicles of the Red Crescent, headed from the Aarsal region to the Syrian Flita area, before continuing onward to follow the convoys to Aleppo in Syria for an exchange of hostages.

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  • Switzerland opens World's longest suspension footbridge
Switzerland opens World's longest suspension footbridge

The bridge took 10 weeks to build, replacing the one that was damaged in a rock fall. Sitting at 85m above the valley floor at its highest point, the bridge links two sections of the Europaweg two-day hiking trail between Grächen and Zermatt.

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  • Nashville Mayor's Son Dies From Apparent Overdose
Nashville Mayor's Son Dies From Apparent Overdose

His death occurred in Littleton, Colo., a suburb of Denver, where the 22-year-old Max Barry had recently moved after graduating college. "Grieving tonight with Mayor Megan Barry and Bruce Barry for the death of their son Max". "Everything Max did was outsized". The statement says the couple "cannot begin to describe the pain and heartbreak that...

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  • Dead Birds, Mosquitoes Mark First West Nile Virus Activity this Year
Dead Birds, Mosquitoes Mark First West Nile Virus Activity this Year

It is important to protect yourself from mosquito bites. Residents should use mosquito repellent with DEET as an active ingredient; dress in long, loose-fitting, light-colored clothing, drain all standing water; and limit outdoor activities during the dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are most active.

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  • Homes evacuated after second wildfire breaks out in Tuolumne County
Homes evacuated after second wildfire breaks out in Tuolumne County

According to the Tuolumne County Sheriffs Department there are mandatory evacuations with this fire. That fire is mostly contained, and the mandatory evacuations it prompted were lifted as of Sunday morning. The shelter can take animals. Shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday another blaze was spotted one mile east of the Jacksonville Fire. It is now 690 ac...

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  • Big ten hoops opponents released
Big ten hoops opponents released

The Big Ten schedule will begin the weekend of December 1 with all 14 teams playing two games (one home/one away ) between December 1-5 before conference play resumes on January 2. In addition, all four of NU's home single-play home opponents reached postseason play a year ago, including Big Ten postseason champion MI, along with Mary...

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  • Transgender veteran reacts to Pres. Trump's ban on transgender troops
Transgender veteran reacts to Pres. Trump's ban on transgender troops

Less than a day after President Trump announced the ban on trans service, several military officials released statements that appeared created to correct Trump's belief that this decision is within his power. The justification provided by Trump was the high financial cost with which transgender service members "burden" the military. Military co...

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  • U.S. says China must curb North
U.S. says China must curb North

Abe said: "We have made consistent efforts to resolve the North Korean problem in a peaceful manner, but North Korea has ignored that entirely and escalated the situation in a one-sided way". According to reports, the missile launch was meant as a "stern warning" for the United States . China is the North's biggest trade partner and food and...

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  • USS Gerald R. Ford Completes First Arrested Landing and Launch
USS Gerald R. Ford Completes First Arrested Landing and Launch

Phil Davidson , commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces. The tests on July 28 appear to show the AAG and EMALS have overcome issues that cropped up during their development - issues with the EMALS prompted President Donald Trump to admonish the Navy to return to steam-powered catapults earlier this year.

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  • Cleveland News Station Takes Petty Shot At Kyrie Irving Over Trade Request
Cleveland News Station Takes Petty Shot At Kyrie Irving Over Trade Request

To trade Kyrie Irving the Cleveland Cavaliers want a legitimate starter, a player on the cusp, and a draft pick or two. Would he defend Irving's action and identify with it or would he tear him down and call him selfish for abandoning a team that went to the NBA Finals for three seasons in a row? The ESPN report also referenced th...

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  • Telefonica SA (BME:TEF) PT Set at €8.90 by Barclays PLC
Telefonica SA (BME:TEF) PT Set at €8.90 by Barclays PLC

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. lowered its stake in Telefonica SA (NYSE: TEF ) by 0.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 6th were issued a...

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  • 3 power cables cut, could take weeks to fix, evacuation continues
3 power cables cut, could take weeks to fix, evacuation continues

Crews are taking two approaches to restore power . "Due to life safety issues from the loss of reliable electrical power on Hatteras Island and growing uncertainty as to when repairs to the main transmission line will be completed to enable restoration of full power to the island, a mandatory evacuation has been issued for all visitors to Hatter...

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  • Senate leader expected to send Rauner school funding bill
Senate leader expected to send Rauner school funding bill

If that attempt fails, the bill dies. Lawmakers are expected to convene Monday at noon for a special session on school funding. Legislators approved a required plan that re-writes the funding formula, but Rauner opposes it and says he'll send it back with changes.

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  • Police investigating following 2 shootings in Bridgeport; child struck by bullet
Police investigating following 2 shootings in Bridgeport; child struck by bullet

The man was grazed on the head. The gunfire also hit a man outside the home, who is not related the Masud's family, as well as other houses and parked cars. Police said they are investigating two separate shooting incidents that took place Sunday night. Police say both the man and child appear to be unintended victims that were hit by the stray...

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  • Brokerages Set AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Target Price at $8.12
Brokerages Set AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Target Price at $8.12

AK Steel Holding Corporation had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield...

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  • Highway 44 closed near Hokah after officer involved shooting
Highway 44 closed near Hokah after officer involved shooting

Both are expected to be charged with attempted murder, according to the BCA, which did not name the suspects. - Two men are in custody after shooting at police in Houston County, early Monday morning. Officers followed their auto after they left and tried to pull it over in Hokah. La Crescent police officers do not use body cameras, although th...

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  • Trump to sign bill for new sanctions on Russia
Trump to sign bill for new sanctions on Russia

Although the initial news alerts in Russian Federation said that Mr. Putin had ordered 755 Americans out of the country, the president had actually ordered an overall staff reduction. Putin said Russian Federation could take more measures against the U.S., but not at the moment. Trump repeatedly insisted during his election campaign that he wan...

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a season already filled with so many stirring comebacks, the Los Angeles Dodgers managed to add one that might be their best so far. "It's not what we're used to", Giants manager Bruce Bochy told the San Francisco Chronicle. In the very first inning the Dodgers were set up for a huge inning.

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  • Russian Federation urges U.S. to fix ties as it cuts USA diplomatic staff
Russian Federation urges U.S. to fix ties as it cuts USA diplomatic staff

The White House did not make it clear till Friday if Trump was ready to sign the bill into a law. Putin's comments come on the same day that the Kremlin's deputy foreign minister said on ABC News' "This Week" that Russian retaliation over USA sanctions is "long, long, overdue".

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  • Pence: We will 'hold Russian Federation accountable for its actions'
Pence: We will 'hold Russian Federation accountable for its actions'

Georgia is the only country on the trip that is not a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and, like Ukraine, has seen Russian encroachment on its territory. But the era of strategic patience is over", Pence said."The president of the United States is leading a coalition of nations to bring pressure to bear until that time that North Korea wil...

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