• TCA17: Jon Stewart to Return to HBO for Stand-Up Specials
TCA17: Jon Stewart to Return to HBO for Stand-Up Specials

Personally, I've missed his voice and perspective like insane and can't wait to see him tackle the daily absurdities of the current political climate. This special will feature stand-up performances, short films, and sketches, and all proceeds go to help autism schools, programs, and services. "We've all missed his uniquely thoughtful brand of humo...

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  • Weiss Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar
Weiss Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar

Gorman is one of just 260 Division I golfers chosen and is just the third Cougar in the Division I era to earn the award. It is the 12th time in Tech golf history that two or more of its players have been named All-America Scholars, and the fifth time that as many as three have been honored.

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  • Health officials find probable Zika infection in Texas
Health officials find probable Zika infection in Texas

A Zika cluster has emerged at Serangoon North Avenue 1, with three cases of the locally transmitted virus infection confirmed in the area. Thousands of tests were done since April, and the additional testing led to the identification of this infection.

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  • US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf
US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

At approximately 3:00AM local time, the Iranian boat, believed to be a part of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, set course to intercept the USS Thunderbolt , a Cyclone class patrol ship now conducting exercises in the region along with a number of other American vessels, including the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf.

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  • Joe Flacco Reportedly to Miss 3-6 Weeks with Back Injury
Joe Flacco Reportedly to Miss 3-6 Weeks with Back Injury

It's going to be important to build continuity from the get-go for this group in Baltimore, with the new weapons and players that they've added. Doctors told Flacco and the team that a week of rest can calm down the issue. "But for him to be healthy and not to have to worry about his knee at all and getting time from day one in [organized team ac...

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  • Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested for terror funding
Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested for terror funding

The NIA, which was set up to search terror cases following the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, utters it has confirmation that seven Hurriyat Conference separatists used funds got through hawala from Pakistan to reimburse natives to burn schools and throw stones throughout protests in the Kashmir Valley since the previous year, fuelling conflict.

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  • Stone Pelting Incidents Down By Half In Kashmir Valley, Claims CRPF
Stone Pelting Incidents Down By Half In Kashmir Valley, Claims CRPF

He also added that the CRPF was coordinating with the NIA in its crackdown against separatists and their operatives. Speaking on the attacks on the force's convoys, the DG said, "Stepping up our efforts, we are in the process of procuring bullet proof vehicles in all the categories varying from the small to large vehicles carrying troops includ...

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  • Thomas won't need hip surgery
Thomas won't need hip surgery

Thomas originally suffered the injury March 15 against the Timberwolves and missed two games before reaggravating it in Game 6 of the second round against the Wizards. The Celtics will have higher expectation going into the 2017-18 campaign after picking up forward Gordon Hayward via free agency this summer. The two-time All-Star also boasted...

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  • Hezbollah and rebels agree ceasefire at Lebanese-Syrian border
Hezbollah and rebels agree ceasefire at Lebanese-Syrian border

But he added that militant demands remained unreasonable and that the Lebanese state, the Syrian government, and Hezbollah must each agree to the terms. The rebels took charge of protecting nearby refugee camps. Meanwhile, a barrage of US-led coalition air strikes killed 29 civilians on Wednesday in Syria's Raqqa, half of which is still held by...

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  • Hillary Book Doubles-Down on Russia, Comey Excuses for Loss
Hillary Book Doubles-Down on Russia, Comey Excuses for Loss

Trump posted that US Attorney General Jeff Sessions had "taken a very weak position" toward the Democratic presidential nominee and cited "Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump campaign - quietly working to boost Clinton". Clinton, who's finishing up a book about the 2016 presidential campaign, chiefly blames Russian hackers and fake-news purveyo...

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  • Power couple: France's President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron
Power couple: France's President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron

The singer said that she was "so inspired and impressed" with the newly elected president's leadership, but she didn't reveal whether Macron had made a pledge to her fund. A month ago Rihanna began tweeting at Macron and other world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Argentina's President Maruicio Macri, about...

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  • United Nations chief calls for calm in Jerusalem
United Nations chief calls for calm in Jerusalem

Israel removed an overhead metal bridge and the railings it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem holy site following Palestinian outrage over the security measures installed after a deadly Arab attack there, but Muslim leaders told worshippers Thursday to continue praying outside the shrine until they decide how to proceed.

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  • Medical Marijuana Appears To Help Dog's Seizure
Medical Marijuana Appears To Help Dog's Seizure

According to Blumenauer, his amendment was supported by nine Democrats and nine Republicans: "But somehow the [13 member] House Rules Committee decided it wasn't going to allow this amendment". Many veterans require cannabis to manage their emotional and physical pain, but a certain Congress committee seems determined to deny our troops much-needed...

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  • 2 ministers leave Swedish Cabinet in wake of security breach
2 ministers leave Swedish Cabinet in wake of security breach

Peter Hultqvist remains as defence minister. The 2015 breach allowed IT workers overseas to access confidential information in Sweden's government and police database when the Transport Agency outsourced some of its services to IBM in the Czech Republic.

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  • Twin boys who drowned in pool were mom's 'miracle babies'
Twin boys who drowned in pool were mom's 'miracle babies'

Cops arrived and found Nicholas' brother, Anthony, lying on the bottom of the pool, which was described as "murky". Both children, identified as Nicholas and Anthony Aurilia, were pronounced dead at Plainview Hospital. Beyrer said the family apparently moved into the home recently, and the children's father had left for work before the pool accid...

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  • Lawyer: Police at wrong address, shot man who held no gun
Lawyer: Police at wrong address, shot man who held no gun

But, when Southaven officers arrived on Surrey Lane to arrest Pearman, they did not show up to the correct house. Lopez's wife disputed the officers' report . "I want to make that abundantly clear. I don't want there to be speculation or disparagement of him by any shape, form or fashion". He referred questions to the bureau and Champion, th...

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  • Tillerson not quitting, says bond with Trump good
Tillerson not quitting, says bond with Trump good

The department said he was away from work to take some time off after a "mega-trip overseas". Tillerson's job status has been the subject of much speculation this week in Washington following a report from CNN . While Tillerson has been openly defending Qatar in the diplomatic crisis, Trump has backed claims by Riyadh and its allies that Doha supp...

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  • Ukraine revokes citizenship of former Georgian PM Saakashvili
Ukraine revokes citizenship of former Georgian PM Saakashvili

Former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has become stateless citizen because Kiev has withdrawn his Ukrainian citizenship. The news comes but hours after Saakashvili tweeted that Ukrainian authorities had themselves to blame for President Donald Trump's tweets accusing them of interfering in the US presidential election on behalf of his o...

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  • Justice Department Argues Landmark Civil Rights Law Doesn't Protect Gay People
Justice Department Argues Landmark Civil Rights Law Doesn't Protect Gay People

While its text clearly states that it is "unlawful to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity) or religion", the scope of exactly who that protects has been hotly contested for years.

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  • Pakistani Police Arrest Village Council For Ordering Rape Of Teenage Girl
Pakistani Police Arrest Village Council For Ordering Rape Of Teenage Girl

According to him, the council was seized by a man complaining of the rape of his sister by their cousin. A man named Umar Wawda raped a 12-year-old girl on July 16 when she had gone to collect fodder from nearby farms. The tribal council which ordered the revenge rape belonged to Panchayat village. The Supreme Court also requested a report on...

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