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President names nominee to lead FBI

Trump described Wray as "a man of impeccable credentials" in a tweet on Wednesday. Mr Wray rose to head the department's criminal division in the Bush administration and oversaw investigations into corporate fraud, at a time when Mr Comey was deputy attorney general. Read More »

Make your vote count

On arrival you will be asked for your address and the polling staff will find your name on the register, no ID is required. You don't need to take the card along to vote, but it helps staff to process the electors more quickly if you do. And the Electoral Commission advise that if you want to make sure your vote counts, an X in the box is the best way to ensure it won't be deemed void. Read More »

Reality Star Danny Dias Dead at 34

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The friend says that Dias then freaked out, ran into his room, and he never saw him again. We're told the friend left the apartment and over the next 2 days called Dias, getting no response. "There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing", police said in a statement. Dias appeared on the 2004 season. The show was a sister series to MTV's flagship reality show, The Real World . Read More »

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI director

Bush. Wray is a criminal defense lawyer now employed by the King & Spalding law firm in Washington , D.C. He had previously served as the Assistant Attorney General under former President George W. According to the website of the US Department of Justice, Wray attended the prestigious Yale University and Yale Law School, before becoming a clerk for a judge on the US Court of Appeals in the Fourth Circuit. Read More »

(MRK) Lowered to "Buy" at Vetr Inc

The Auto Parts Locations segment is a retailer and distributor of automotive parts and accessories. (NYSE: MRK ). Citigroup Inc reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) shares ticked up 0.32% to $65.47 on Friday. Therefore 50% are positive. Jefferies maintained it with "Sell" rating and $51 target in Thursday, May 25 report. Read More »

Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

President Trump may have to wait longer than he prefers to repeal Obamacare . Susan Collins (R-Maine) will vote for the legislation. One of its key provisions, an auto-enrollment feature that would automatically put individual consumers on a bare-bones plan as a way of expanding the risk pool, is reportedly on the table in the broader conference-wide discussions. Read More »

Rise of fentanyl: Seen in half of deadly overdoses in state

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Now, decades later, drug overdoses have claimed more American lives in one year than during the entire Vietnam War. Some states saw an even greater rise in overdose deaths. "We need to use all the tools available to us", he said, "prevention, treatment and prosecution". "Fentanyl is deadly", Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg warned in a video released Tuesday. Read More »

Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

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He was found dead the following day in a United States parking lot several miles outside Boston. If convicted , she faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. She also said that just two days before his funeral, Carter asked for some of his ashes. Carter is being tried in a juvenile court. Carter was indicted in 2015 and appealed, taking the case to the state's Supreme Court. Read More »

'Social jet lag' may pose threat to health

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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommends adults should sleep for seven or more hours a day. When the weekend arrives, most people are thrilled that they do not have to set an alarm and get up early for work. To calculate how much social jetlag they experienced each week, Forbush compared the midpoints between when people said they went to bed and woke up on weekdays and weekends. Read More »

As promised, Vermont governor vetoes state budget

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Negron signaled a willingness for that, saying Tuesday he has made no agreements as to the "outcomes" of the special session , nor on limiting the "subject matter". The session is scheduled to start tomorrow and is due to last until Friday. Florida legislators are returning to the state Capitol for a three-day special session. Read More »

US Senators To Press Security Chiefs On Russia Probe

Another source hinted that Trump may have misunderstood the exact meaning of Comey's words, especially regarding the FBI's ongoing counterintelligence investigation. By the time Trump fired Comey last month, Comey had disclosed the meeting to a few of his closest advisers but nobody at the Justice Department, according to the officials, who did not want to be identified discussing Comey's interactions with Trump and Sessions. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon stands by Kezia Dugdale independence referendum claims

But the Conservatives have claimed it shows Labour can not be trusted to oppose a referendum. Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson was asked repeatedly about the so-called rape clause during the STV debate. "What you are not entitled to do though is to be always having a go at me just for wanting to give the people of Scotland a choice". While talking about the impact of Britain's decision to leave the EU, Sturgeon told Dugdale: "You used to agree with me on that". Read More »

Summer reading kicks off at the beach

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The overall objective of summer reading is to motivate community members to read for fun and to visit their local public library. "Students will get credit for not only reading but also for visiting locations in Muskingum County or participating in discovery stations and creation stations this summer [like] arts and crafts and science", said Cory Roush, school-age literacy specialist. Read More »

Bacsinszky turns nightmare into dream at the French Open

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Two rain delays - totalling nearly four hours - meant Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's French Open quarter-finals were postponed until Wednesday . "I hope I can enjoy it". "I'm eight years older than her, even though at the French Open I'm in a fighting mood", Bacsinszky said. Bacsinszky nearly quit tennis under the pressure of what she called a "control freak" father in 2013 but is now a win away from her first Grand Slam final. Read More »

Trump accuses London Mayor of 'pathetic excuse' over attack statement

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He called the courts, which have blocked two versions of the travel ban, "slow and political". In a January 31 press briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the president's executive order is "not a travel ban". "It gives him the ability to speak directly to the people without the bias of the media filtering those types of communications", she said. But British Prime Minister Theresa May said Khan was doing a "good job ", echoing public sentiment across London . Read More »

White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

President Trump is growing increasingly discontent with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and blames him for some of his administration's missteps, a new report claims . "So they are considered official statements by the president of the United States". There is also a lot of concern over Trump's tweets regarding the travel ban. Read More »

Spicer Won't Say Whether Trump is Confident in His AG Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently suggested he could resign amid a souring relationship between himself and President Donald Trump, sources told ABC News Tuesday . Trump who insisted on anonymity to describe internal conversations. Still, tensions linger. On Monday, Trump derided the revised travel ban and criticized his own Justice Department's handling of the controversial case. Read More »

Chris Christie votes for his lieutenant governor

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New Jersey's primaries are limited to registered Democrats and Republicans. With 96 percent of precincts reporting, Guadagno had 47 percent of the vote and Ciattarelli 30.5 percent, according to the New York Times . Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (gwah-DAH'-noh) chuckled as she was photographed emerging from the voting booth in Monmouth Beach on Tuesday. Ciattarelli, who came in second, told his supporters Tuesday night that it was a good campaign, "We didn't fail, we didn't fail, ... Read More »

This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements

President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have had a series of heated exchanges in the last several weeks after Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, a source close to Sessions told CNN Tuesday. "I don't, If I haven't had a discussion about a subject, I tend not to speak about it". Trump has also grown frustrated with the way his travel ban has been stalled in federal courts, the people added. Read More »

Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

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However, a new report by Politico claims that Sessions had floated the idea of resignation in late May, days before Trump's scheduled worldwide tour of the Middle East, according to a close confidant of the attorney general. Trump's anger over the recusal has not diminished with time . In the three months since Sessions stepped aside, the intensity of the probe has grown exponentially - culminating in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's decision to appoint Robert Mueller as ... Read More »

Texas deputy placed on leave after deadly fight

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On Sunday, they held a vigil at Denny's restaurant in his memory. The husband of the sheriff's deputy has not been charged. Attorneys for the Hernandez family and several witnesses say the video leaves no doubt as to what caused the young father's death. Read More »

Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure, study finds

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Such shrinkage - a form of brain damage that affects memory and spatial navigation - can precede symptoms of dementia . "Our findings support the recent reduction in United Kingdom safe limits and call into question the current USA guidelines, which suggest that up to 24.5 units a week is safe for men, as we found increased odds of hippocampal atrophy at just 14-21 units a week, and we found no support for a protective effect of light consumption on brain structure", they write. Read More »

Only 2 sets of question papers administered for NEET: CBSE

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According to the reports, a fresh writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking to cancel the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and demanding that the students should be given admission in MBBS and BDS courses based on Plus Two marks. Read More »

Apple kicks off event with new iMacs, Amazon coming to TV

Apple Inc kicked off its annual developer conference on Monday by unveiling a "Siri face" for the Apple Watch that will enable the voice-activated assistant to provide users with information like commute times for upcoming appointments. Yet what we know so far may just well make Apple's offering the most intelligent voice-activated speaker in the marketplace. The Google Home does similar things but comes with the Google Assistant instead of Siri. Read More »

Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race

The Team New Zealand helmsman, Peter Burling, told the press conference the capsize was "was fully our error" because the crew were "trying to get off the start clean". "These boats are incredibly high-performance, technical racing machines and we're pushing them to the limits", Ainslie said. The sailors escaped unharmed but the boat suffered extensive damage, leaving the shore crew with a massive job to get Aotearoa back on the water for racing tomorrow. Read More »

Woman alleges gang rape in auto-rickshaw

The child succumbed to her injuries. Israeli activists chant slogans, as they carry placards, during the 6th annual SlutWalk march through central Jerusalem on June 2, 2017, to protest rape culture. According to reports, three men allegedly raped a woman after throwing her nine-month-old daughter off an autorickshaw leading to the child's death in Gurugram . Read More »

Babies Sleeping In Their Own Room

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He should sleep in his own crib or bassinet (or in a co-sleeper safely attached to the bed), but shouldn't be in his own room until he is at least 6 months, better 12 months. Both customs have been linked to sudden infant death, including by suffocation. Dr. Ian Paul , professor of pediatrics at the college, said evidence was lacking for that recommendation, which conflicts with infant sleep expert guidance. Read More »

Seattle City Council OKs tax on soda, sugary drinks

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In other cities where soda taxes have been enacted, including Philadelphia , pre-sweetened RTD coffee drinks have been subject to soda taxation, while drinks prepared by baristas in retail settings have been specifically exempted. The revenue raised by the tax will be invested in programs that help working-class families buy healthy food. He revised his plan to add diet drinks after an analysis showed their popularity among wealthy people and white people. Read More »

China And EU Strengthen Ties

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This comes just after German Chancellor Angela Merkel openly questioned the reliability of the USA as a partner given various policy differences with the White House. Merkel vented her frustration with Trump on Sunday after what she described as unsatisfactory talks of G7 leaders, saying Germany and Europe could no longer totally rely on traditional allies. Read More »