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Humorous tweet from Minnesota police dept. on 4/20 goes nuts


The Wyoming Police Department's 4/20 tweet from previous year featuring a cardboard box "trap" with Cheetos and Doritos also went viral. They want you to know their new "undercover operations" are in place again this year. The department's tweet has been retweeted more than 50,000 times and liked more than 80,000 times. In a follow-up tweet, the police department said: "All jokes aside, substance abuse is a real issue. Read More »

British Parliament backs PM's call for June general election over 'Brexit'

While snap elections are a gamble, it looks like May's Conservative Party will win big on June 8. She came to power when the previous Prime Minister David Cameron stepped down after the Brexit vote a year ago. She also said a strong mandate for her as Prime Minister and her plan to take Britain out of the European Union would strengthen the United Kingdom in the negotiations with the EU. Read More »

Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men


The suspect, Kori Ali. One man had just started a new job with the gas company and was riding in a utility truck. Staff Sgt. Linley Lemburg was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for deserting but the sentence was reduced to 30 days confinement and he was released for time served, officials said. Read More »

Redknapp: I have not seen Birmingham play this season

He took charge of Jordan for two World Cup qualifiers previous year, and also worked as an advisor to Derby County last season. Redknapp's most recent managerial role was taking charge of two matches for Middle Eastern country Jordan , but made his name in management as boss of Bournemouth , West Ham Southampton and Portsmouth . Read More »

Boris Johnson calls Assad a 'monster' who needs 'decapitating'


The situation surrounding the alleged chemical weapons incident in Syria requires global experts to make a prompt visit to the town of Khan Shaykhun and the Shayral airbase, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said ahead of the special session of the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), scheduled to resume in The Hague on April 19. Read More »

Minnesota continues to be a top state for wind power


Wind power had a strong year nationally, with generating capacity rising 11 percent or 8,203 megawatts, the report said. In addition, according to AWEA, more than 74% of USA congressional districts have operational wind energy projects or active wind-related manufacturing facilities, including 77% of Republican districts and 69% of Democratic districts. Read More »

Texas governor gives first clear support for 'bathroom bill'


The bill's sponsor, Houston Republican Rep. Dan Huberty, says it's not a full school finance overhaul but will lay the groundwork for larger changes that must be made in coming years. Yet, Senator Rob Bradley , a Fleming Island Republican who has shepherded marijuana-related legislation through his chamber for the past three years, says that smoking is off the table. Read More »

Labour MP Says General Election 'Is Not About Changing The Government'

It is the Conservatives, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour Party , the party that is standing up for working people to improve the lives of all. "If I were Southern Rail or Philip Green, I'd be anxious about a Labour government", he will say. "May's gamble is a straightforward one" he says "If the Conservatives win with an increased majority the ability to pursue their own agenda around Brexit, the NHS and even tougher economic policies is cleared". Read More »

Cigarettes in NYC are about to get a lot more expensive

One of the bills proposed will raise the minimum price for packs of cigarettes and "little cigars" in the city from $10.50 to $13, and will also impose a 10 percent tax on all other tobacco products for the first time. Increasing the price to $13 is expected to decrease adult cigarette smoking by 6.4 percent, according to the mayor's office. Contrary to the public health concerns that Cabrera raised, the same report said that the interest of public health is served by working to "promote ... Read More »

Katherine Heigl talks new thriller 'Unforgettable,' overcoming 'mommy guilt'


Viewers will see a new side of Katherine Heigl in the upcoming thriller " Unforgettable ". "I know that sounds very unusual, but there's a weird freedom to playing a woman who really is not a people pleaser, who is not trying to make other people happy and who is not bending over backwards for other people's needs and it is all about.what she wants". Read More »

Defense team to conduct own probe of Aaron Hernandez death


Authorities offered few answers after Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet Wednesday in his cell in a maximum-security prison in MA, where he was serving a life sentence for the 2013 slaying of a onetime friend. But he was a productive tight end for the Patriots for three seasons, catching 79 passes for 910 yards and seven touchdowns in his second year to help the team reach the Super Bowl. Read More »

Arbor Investment Advisors LLC Purchases 382 Shares of Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI)

Sowell Financial Services LLC bought a new stake in Reynolds American during the fourth quarter valued at about $128,000. The Relative Volume value measured for Reynolds American Inc. Berenberg Bank raised shares of Reynolds American from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $54.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, October 21st. Read More »

Popular Ex Footballer Found Hanging Inside Prison Cell

He said officials had no reason to believe Hernandez might take his life , and if they had had any such worries, he would have been transferred to a mental health unit. "We intend, at this point, to go forward with the cases". He was, however, convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm and received another four to five years in prison, on top of the life sentence. Read More »

Cycling to work 'provides major opportunities for health improvement'


In the University of Glasgow study, walking to work was also seen as beneficial, although lagged behind cycling in some aspects. Cycling to work is linked to a lower risk of developing cancer by 45 per cent and cardiovascular disease by 46 per cent, according to a study of a quarter of a million people. Read More »

Umbilical cord blood could slow brain's ageing, study suggests


This indicates that blood from the younger population may be more effective in repairing memory. Castellano and his colleagues wondered if young human blood might have beneficial effects for aging mice. "As the ageing population grows each year, I think we'll increasingly need to look for ways to limit the harmful effects of ageing". The researchers discovered that cord blood has protein known as TIMP2, which enhances neuroplasticity in the brain that allows neurons to modify and ... Read More »

Bill O'Reilly reacts to leaving Fox News; still denies harassment claims

The women were paid in exchange for their silence and an agreement not to sue. It's so fitting that the career of Bill O'Reilly, that bombastic sh*theel, comes to a sputtering end without so much as a "goodbye". time slot that Tucker Carlson is leaving. 5 p.m. ET - a one hour program hosted by Eric Bolling to debut on May 1. O'Reilly had ruled the "no spin zone" on television with a quick smile and an even quicker temper. Read More »

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG)

The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter past year. The share price of the stock plunged -2.02% for the year. Shares of Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) opened at 33.92 on Wednesday. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $37.9. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.42 earnings per share. It improved, as 44 investors sold Citizens Financial Group Inc shares while 168 reduced holdings. Read More »

Kashmir students clash with Indian troops; many injured


Meanwhile, authorities on Monday afternoon snapped mobile Internet services across Kashmir as student protests swelled across the Valley following the thrashing of students of Pulwama Degree College by government forces on Saturday. More than 50 people were reportedly injured during what local media has described as a crackdown on students gathered at a school in the town of Pulwama, in the state's south, over the weekend. Read More »

Britain's General Election: A Ploy to Stop 'Hard Brexit'?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's shock announcement to call a General Election for June 8 in an attempt to solidify her grip on power amidst the turmoil of upcoming Brexit negotiations has only served to further hinder the country's green economy and policy moves, an unintended outcome which will create policy and investment uncertainty for months to come. Read More »

Fire marshal distributes 300 free smoke alarms


Also helping in this joint effort coordinated by the Red Cross and the MFD in distributing fire safety and educational material, were volunteers members from the Marshalltown Community College Student Senate and Americorps National Civilian Community Corps as part of the United Way Day of Giving. Read More »

Pence says U.S. to expand military alliance with Japan


Said Abe: "It goes without saying that it is a matter of paramount importance for us to seek diplomatic efforts as well peaceable settlements of the issue". "My hope is that they'll continue to get the message not just from the United States, here in Japan, and in South Korea, but on an increasing basis from China and countries all over the world committing to a denuclearised Korean Peninsula". Read More »

Bill O'Reilly show axed amid sexual harassment scandal

But Fox said Wednesday that wouldn't happen. O'Reilly became embroiled in a similar scandal earlier this month. "After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel", 21st Century Fox released in a statement . Read More »

Ajay Maken in talks with BJP, claims Kejriwal


During the course of the arguments, the AAP submitted that there were around 15,000 VVPAT machines available with the Election Commission of India which was sufficient for the conduct of the municipal election. Amit Malik too pointed fingers at the Congress leadership for his exit. "Over the last few months, I have seen Manoj Tiwari staying in jhuggis while the Congress president is discussing the problems with the rich in Lodhi Gardens", Lovely said. Read More »

Tennis Great, Serena Williams, Is 20 Weeks Pregnant


Serena Williams intends to return to tennis in 2018 after her pregnancy was confirmed late on Wednesday night. Serena is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. It would be perfectly safe for Williams to continue with rigorous training throughout pregnancy, but how quickly she would return to tournament tennis was uncertain, the researchers said. Read More »

Ubisoft opening new development studios in France and Germany


Once established later this year, they will assist in the development of AAA games for the publisher's other studios, with Ubisoft worldwide studios director Christine Burgess-Quémard stating , " We pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the best creative talent around the world, and on establishing video games as a viable career option and economic contributor in new locales ". Read More »

North Korea video portrays US destroyed in missile barrage

Siti Aisyah, from Indonesia, and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are the only suspects in custody in the February 13 killing of Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler. And a day later it conducted a failed missile test, which drew global condemnation. It has said it has developed a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the necessary technology, including miniaturising a nuclear warhead. Read More »

US Says No Change to THAAD Deployment


And while the tensions with North Korea have dominated Pence's trip, the objective of it is to promote US trade in the region. This week Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to the Demilitarized Zone along the border of North and South Korea, where he declared that " the era of strategic patience is over ". Read More »

China prepares to launch country's first cargo spacecraft


China will launch its first cargo spacecraft "Tianzhou-1" on Thursday from the Wenchang Space Launch Centre in Hainan province. "The completion of the transfer signals the Tianzhou-1 mission has entered its launching stage", said a statement posted on the official website of China Manned Space Program, a project directed by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) with plans to establish a permanent Chinese space station and crewed expeditions to the Moon. Read More »

Pence, on USA carrier, pledges to defend Asia


Pence told business leaders before leaving Seoul that the Trump administration is reviewing all trade agreements as part of its "America First" policy. "That kind of economic and diplomatic pressure will result we hope in the regime in Pyongyang forfeiting their ambitions, forfeiting their nuclear weapons program and join the family of nations". Read More »

'Charging Bull' artist says that the 'Fearless Girl' statue violates his rights


The statue of the steadfast girl , with hands firmly pressed to her hips, first appeared on the Lower Manhattan traffic island on March 7 to mark International Women's Day. State Street Global Advisors, the world's third-largest asset manager, installed the statue on Tuesday morning as part of a campaign to pressure companies to add more women to their boards. Read More »

United Will Not Fire Employees Over David Dao Incident

Dr Dao's attorney said last week it was likely he would sue over the incident, in which Dao lost two front teeth, broke his nose and suffered a concussion. Company executives said it's too soon to know if the incident is hurting ticket sales. Munoz: The buck stops here. And as Munoz has repeatedly done in recent days, he apologized to customers and said he took full responsibility for what happened on Flight 3411, including the forcible eviction of David Dao. Read More »

Pence: No negotiations with N. Korea 'at this time'


Lt. Gen. David L. Mann, former U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command told reporters past year that he did not know if North Korea's claim about having successfully miniaturized a nuclear weapon is accurate, but did say their nuclear ambitions need to be taken seriously. Read More »

Home Secy to press for early extradition of Mallya


According to reports, he will be produced in Westminster court later today. "They could also look at the option of legally challenging Mallya in British courts to subsequently bring him to trail in India". They are whether the person is at risk of the death penalty; whether special arrangements are in place; whether the person concerned has previously been extradited from another country to the United Kingdom and the consent of that country to his onward extradition is required; and whether ... Read More »