• Florida boy's death shows powerful opioid's chilling potential
Florida boy's death shows powerful opioid's chilling potential

Preliminary toxicology tests showed that fentanyl was in Alton Banks' system when he collapsed in his home. Detectives are still trying to piece together the boy's final day. The drug is so powerful - 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the Centers for Disease Control - that accidental overdoses are not uncommon.

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  • Did the Postal Service break the law to help Hillary?
Did the Postal Service break the law to help Hillary?

The Office of Special Counsel says the USPS engaged in systemic violations of the Hatch Act, which limits political activities of federal employees. A federal agency has an obligation to remain politically neutral. "To be labeled as having an institutional bias is pretty damning", Brennan added.

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  • MIO Ditch Witch featured at the White House's
MIO Ditch Witch featured at the White House's "Made in America" week

The week after would be " American Heroes Week", followed by "American Dreams Week", with the details of the latter remaining under wraps for now. But look for the deranged Grab Your Wallet gang to immediately start boycotting all the companies involved.

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  • Disney Is Bringing 'Aladdin' to Life with Will Smith Starring as Genie
Disney Is Bringing 'Aladdin' to Life with Will Smith Starring as Genie

The already announced Will Smith has been confirmed to play the Genie. While Mena Massoud is originally from Egypt, there has been some criticism of Disney's choice to cast Naomi , who is from Britain. Disney's 1992 animated film of the same name and the classic collection of folktales in One Thousand and One Nights will serve as the pr...

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  • Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr 'ready to testify in Senate'
Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr 'ready to testify in Senate'

President Trump is viewed more favorably than his 2016 presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonFormer Clinton, Romney campaign managers start anti-hacking project Colbert mocks Trump Jr. "He just goes to work every day and is miserable", the source said. When Republican voters who participated in the poll were told the meetin...

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  • Afghan Team Wins Medal At International Robotics Event
Afghan Team Wins Medal At International Robotics Event

At Trump's urging, however, USA officials reversed policy and allowed the six girls from western Afghanistan's Herat region to enter the country for the FIRST Global Challenge. Speaking with the assistance of a translator who summarized their remarks, 14-year-old team member Fatemah Qaderyan said that she was "grateful" to be able to compete.

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  • Saudi Arabia approves continuance of blockade against Qatar
Saudi Arabia approves continuance of blockade against Qatar

Saudi Arabia's United Nations Ambassador, Abdallah Al Mouallimi, told a media briefing that the countries are committed to the principles agreed at a meeting in Cairo on July 5, according to AP. Mr Mouallimi said closing Al Jazeera might not be necessary but stopping incitement to violence and hate speech was essential. "If the only way to achi...

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  • Gulf allies said to drop list of 13 demands to Qatar
Gulf allies said to drop list of 13 demands to Qatar

Qatar rejected the demands, calling the list unrealistic and implausible, and the boycott continued. Foreign ministers of the four Arab nations agreed on the six principles at a meeting in Cairo on July 5, in which they claimed that the stipulations "should be easy for the Qataris to accept".

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  • Jeff Sessions announces Justice Department will increase asset forfeiture
Jeff Sessions announces Justice Department will increase asset forfeiture

The official, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity, was not authorized to discuss the changes by name before their unveiling. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said police will have to show there is a probable cause to take assets, but the person will not have to be convicted of a crime to justify the seizure.

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  • Senate intelligence panel wants to interview all in Trump Jr.-Russia meeting
Senate intelligence panel wants to interview all in Trump Jr.-Russia meeting

Russian Federation denies meddling in the campaign, and Mr Trump says there was no collusion. The meeting in Trump Tower in NY has grabbed the spotlight in the saga of possible collusion between Moscow and Trump's campaign as media reports of more participants than originally known have emerged.

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  • Mueller says Trump Jr, Manafort can testify publicly in Senate -Feinstein
Mueller says Trump Jr, Manafort can testify publicly in Senate -Feinstein

Earlier Tuesday, the eighth person who attended Don Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with the Kremlin-tied lawyer was identified as Ike Kaveladze. "Working with and being responsive to the schedules of the committees, we have arranged Mr. Feinstein is the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is among the congressional panels pursuing Russ...

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  • Al Gore Urges Single-Payer Healthcare for US
Al Gore Urges Single-Payer Healthcare for US

It's not even clear how much Democrats who have embraced single payer would agree on if the policy debate moved from abstract discussion to nitty-gritty details. In Canada (with single-payer), zero people die everyday due to lack of health insurance. The proposed legislation would have cut about $762 billion from future Medicaid spending over the...

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  • Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi government of silencing Congress in Parliament
Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi government of silencing Congress in Parliament

During the same period, there have been at least four major protests by different farmers' organisations in the state asking the government to waive agriculture loans and implement the Swaminathan Commission recommendations. "Wherever and whenever you want me to come to Rajasthan, I am ready". On GST , he said that small traders and businessmen ...

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  • BMC slaps RJ with dengue notice
BMC slaps RJ with dengue notice

On Tuesday, Sena corporator Samadhan Sarvankar also demanded that the municipal commissioner to file a Rs 500 crore defamation suit against the FM channel for targetting BMC. To them, the notice, which has been issued under Section 381 B of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation (MMC) Act [Prohibition of mosquito breeding in collection of water on any ...

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  • Merkel urges Iraq to probe alleged human rights abuses in Mosul
Merkel urges Iraq to probe alleged human rights abuses in Mosul

Conditions are so cramped in the video that the men sit crossed-legged, so cramped they can barely move. Prison staff told AP that numerous detainees were suffering from skin diseases and other health problems. "There were rampant problems of ill-treatment, of disease". "The fighting may be stopping but the humanitarian crisis has not", she s...

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  • Turkey court orders arrest of Erdogan film producer
Turkey court orders arrest of Erdogan film producer

Four were released on bail but, along with the six jailed activists, are facing an investigation for allegedly "committing crime in the name of a terrorist organization without being a member", Amnesty International said in a statement on Tuesday.

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  • Minnesota Teen ID'd As John Wayne Gacy Victim
Minnesota Teen ID'd As John Wayne Gacy Victim

The teen's remains were found in a mass grave underneath the crawl space of Gacy's Cook County home in 1978 that contained 26 bodies in total . Dart also asked that relatives of young men who disappeared between 1970 and Gacy's 1978 arrest submit to DNA testing in hopes of finding a match.

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  • Eighth Person to Meet Trump Jr. Identified As Employee of Russian Company
Eighth Person to Meet Trump Jr. Identified As Employee of Russian Company

Trump", she added. President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort also took part in the meeting at Trump Tower. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr says he is not going to the White House while his panel is investigating Russian election meddling and ties to the Trump campaign.

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  • NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc. Institutional Investor Sentiment Worsened in 2016 Q4
NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc. Institutional Investor Sentiment Worsened in 2016 Q4

Shares of NorthStar Asset Management Group ( CLNS ) opened at 14.62 on Monday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Pathstone Family Office Llc decreased its stake in Merck & Co Inc (MRK) by 15.14% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • Trump White House Ridiculously Blames Democrats for Republicans' Repeal Failure
Trump White House Ridiculously Blames Democrats for Republicans' Repeal Failure

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a small group of reporters on Tuesday that the discussion would touch on the fight against the Islamic State and Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as well as other topics. "That's also why the next press secretary, whether that person is hired next month or next year or next term, will face the same kind of chall...

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