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Deadline to Register to Vote Approaches

Deadline to Register to Vote Approaches His biggest worry is that people were denied to right to vote during the primary, a problem that will only increase in November with more competitive races on the ballot and greater voter turnout. There, you can check where your polling place is and look at a sample ballot. Tuesday, June 5 (Election Day): from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. That includes more than 32,000 voters in Tarrant County, 19,48... [Full Article...]

US House embarrassed itself with its mishandling of the farm bill

US House embarrassed itself with its mishandling of the farm bill And under House rules, a motion to reconsider the bill would have to be brought up within two legislative days, though Republicans could always bring up the bill under a separate rule at any time. I have a clear bias toward farm bill programs that support farm income, promote conservation practices and wildlife habitat, deliver economic development resources and hold agribusiness corporation... [Full Article...]

Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

Syrian government declares capital fully under its control After the final convoy of militants left, the government released a statement saying, "The Syrian General Command of the Army and Armed Forces announced Damascus and Damascus countryside entirely safe areas after fully cleansing al-Hajar al-Aswad and al-Yarmouk Camp of terrorism". [Full Article...]

Trump welcomes 1st female CIA director, tries to make amends with agency

Trump welcomes 1st female CIA director, tries to make amends with agency Gina Haspel (L) is sworn in as CIA director with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , President Donald Trump , and Vice President Mike Pence during a ceremony at agency headquarters, May 21, 2018 in Langley, Virginia. After a 54-45 vote, Haspel was eventually confirmed in, even though Republican Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky, Jeff Flake of Arizona and John McCain of Arizona all op... [Full Article...]

Trump suggests Singapore summit with North Korea could be delaye

Trump suggests Singapore summit with North Korea could be delaye Aides said Trump has privately been wondering whether Kim is serious about the summit after an abrupt change in tone last week from North Korea, which suggested the meeting could be cancelled if it was pushed toward "unilateral nuclear abandonment". [Full Article...]

Cougar attack leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in North Bend, Washington

Cougar attack leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in North Bend, Washington He said one rider heard "a scream from his partner and [saw] they're being chased by a cougar". The two mountain bikers, authorities say , did what they were supposed to do. The injured victim, 31, was transported to Harborview Medical Center's emergency department in Seattle. Running triggers a chase response in cougars, which could lead to an attack. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers in need of LeBron's defense in pivotal game 4

Cavaliers in need of LeBron's defense in pivotal game 4 Morris has been given the primary responsibility for containing James by Celtics Coach Brad Stevens, but the "King" converted on eight of 12 attempts from the floor, and was flawless in three three-point tries, on Saturday, as the Cavaliers went on to win 116-86. [Full Article...]

Rosenstein Will Let Congress See 'Highly Classified' Information, White House Says

Rosenstein Will Let Congress See 'Highly Classified' Information, White House Says U.S. President Donald Trump attends a dinner with governors on border security and safe communities at the Blue room of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2018 . But in this case, he said, he can not understand the Justice Department's opposition to releasing the name. Rather than push back and defend the rule of law, Justice tried to mollify the president by at least appearing to... [Full Article...]

Lava from Hawaii volcano creates toxic cloud after entering sea

Lava from Hawaii volcano creates toxic cloud after entering sea Lava spatters are made up of projectile molten rock and can weigh as much as a refrigerator, so they can do some pretty serious damage. The injury came the same day lava streamed across a highway and flowed into the ocean. The USGS said the latest lava effusion near Leilani Estates is a "major eruption". Dozens of homes have been burned by the lava and thousands of people have had to flee sinc... [Full Article...]

American Idol Results 2018, Season 16 Winner Revealed at Live Finale Tonight

American Idol Results 2018, Season 16 Winner Revealed at Live Finale Tonight Each singer performs three songs including Hometown Dedication, Reprise Performance and Winner's Single. Caleb Lee Hutchinson's " Johnny Cash Heart " follows at #60, while Gabby Barrett's " Rivers Deep " is #87. Before the finale, Maddie opened up about how American Idol has changed her life. Maddie also has some experience in the music industry, having already released an album of origina... [Full Article...]

Donald Glover Imagines Lando Film as 'Frasier In Space

Donald Glover Imagines Lando Film as 'Frasier In Space How do you think George Lucas feels about what Disney has done with his beloved Star Wars? I'm just looking to see what it is that makes me tick now, what it is that I relate to, what it is that gets me going now, in this climate. Some have criticized the move to label Lando pansexual, calling it lazy, queerbaiting, and over-generous by not actively trying to present a queer character... [Full Article...]

Venezuela election: Maduro wins second term amid poor voter turnout

Venezuela election: Maduro wins second term amid poor voter turnout He has a 75-per cent disapproval rating. "The United States will not sit idly by as Venezuela crumbles and the misery of their courageous people continues", Pence said in a statement . A social crisis years in the making has worsened as Venezuela's oil production - the source of nearly all of its foreign income - has collapsed to the lowest level in decades and financial sanctions by the Trum... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate

Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders announced he is running for reelection to the U.S. Senate on Monday. "If reelected, you can be sure that I will continue to be the fiercest opponent in the Senate to the right-wing extremism of Trump and the Republican leadership", the 76-year-old Vermont senator said on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Justify Wins Preakness, Keeping Triple Crown Hopes Alive

Justify Wins Preakness, Keeping Triple Crown Hopes Alive The chestnut colt, the victor of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, would become the 13th horse to claim a Triple Crown with a victory in the 1-1/2 mile (12-furlong) Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Trainer Todd Pletcher has long succeeded bringing rested challengers to the Belmont Stakes, which he's won three times. Justify showed more evidence of being the same ... [Full Article...]

Brent crude hits $80; Diesel, Petrol prices reach five year high

Brent crude hits $80; Diesel, Petrol prices reach five year high As per reports, the hike in prices comes in the backdrop of increase in global crude oil prices, which are reportedly estimated to touch Dollars 100 for one barrel. The price hike projection is based on the assumption that global prices of diesel , petrol and rupee-dollar rate remain stable from hereon. The OMCs returned to daily price revision from May 14. [Full Article...]

Arivu celebrates as Mysuru bags 'India's Cleanest Medium City' tag

Arivu celebrates as Mysuru bags 'India's Cleanest Medium City' tag Among capitals, Greater Mumbai was ranked the cleanest, while Rajasthan's Jaipur was judged the fastest mover state capital. Category-wise assessment of open-defecation free (ODF) progress, collection and transportation of solid waste and processing of solid waste saw their respective weightages being increased in this year Swachchh Survekshan. [Full Article...]

Tesla confirms Utah driver engaged autopilot functions before slamming into firetruck

Tesla confirms Utah driver engaged autopilot functions before slamming into firetruck That makes at least three the number of federal investigations into Tesla crashes now underway. "Consistent with NHTSA's oversight and authority over the safety of all motor vehicles and equipment, the agency has launched its special crash investigations team to gather information on the South Jordan, Utah, crash". [Full Article...]

Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea

Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea This is the kind of event that we had been expecting might happen at Halemaumau based on the interaction of the dropping lava levels with ground water, so this explosive event is consistent with what we were thinking might happen. "It's totally weird", she said. So far, he said, Thursday has been a "nice rainy day". "By about 7 o'clock the next morning I was setting up and managing a shelter",... [Full Article...]

Police Say Man Wanted To Engage Police In Doral Trump Resort Shooting

Police Say Man Wanted To Engage Police In Doral Trump Resort Shooting The gunman took a flag from a pole in the rear of the complex, brought it into the hotel lobby, draped it over a counter, yelled rhetoric against President Donald Trump and fired a gun into the air - at the roof and chandeliers, Perez said. [Full Article...]

EU reaffirms unequivocal support for European aspirations of Western Balkans

EU reaffirms unequivocal support for European aspirations of Western Balkans European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has previously said it is the EU's responsibility to maintain peace and stability in the region by offering countries a route into the bloc. "The EU welcomes their commitment to take resolute action, in cooperation with the EU and with each other, against human trafficking, drug cultivation, and smuggling of human beings, drugs and arms", it said. [Full Article...]


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