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'Peace-loving' North Korea: 'We do not fear war'

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There were reports of increased activity from Chinese bombers and Russian Federation deploying troops to its Far East, while South Korea was put on heightened alert ahead of 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday. Read More »

Clark County must prove compliance with immigration laws, feds say

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In each of the letters , the Justice Department informs city or state officials that if they don't show proof that they're complying with 8 U.S.C. § 1373, a section of the United States code that makes it illegal to "restrict any government entity or official from sending to, or receiving from, the Immigration and Naturalization Service information regarding the citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual" they'll maybe lose their federal funding for a grant known ... Read More »

PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) Shares Sold by Atlanta Capital Management Co

The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 2.18 and the short float is around of 0.61%. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in PepsiCo by 0.5% in the third quarter. PepsiCo's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 66.01%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was first reported by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily. Read More »

Relay for Life season kicks off at YSU

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Bochler said the event has had to evolve over the years. My grandparents and my parents have had cancer. "No one should have to hear the words "you have cancer", so that's why I relay". Sasha Phillips of Stonewall served as this year's Relay chairman. "That is something we really hope will continue", she said. Highlights of the evening include the Survivors Lap (survivors call Mary Ann Lekatz at 365-4927). Read More »

Trump says he will release a tax reform package next week

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President Donald Trump has assailed Iran as failing to live up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal struck in 2015, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the US out of the. One memorandum will order the treasury secretary to review a component of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law that allows federal regulators to liquidate large, failing financial firms during a financial crisis as an alternative to bankruptcy. Read More »

Study finds diet soda may raise risk of stroke, dementia

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And they recommended that people lay off sugary drinks , too. Pase added that the study shows a need to direct more research to this area, given how often people drink artificially sweetened beverages. The Stroke study's authors pointed out that, in addition to also suffering from similar limitations as the other study , whatever associations could be drawn could actually be a case of reverse causality, "whereby sicker individuals consume diet beverages as a means of negating a ... Read More »

New GOP Health Proposal Could Ditch Protections For People Who Are Sick

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Well, maaaaayyyyybeeee , but both sides have been pointing fingers all along, as has Donald Trump at the White House, who accused the Freedom Caucus of perpetuating ObamaCare . Democrats insist they won't support a downpayment on the Southwest border wall, and are pushing back against Trump's threat of stopping key federal subsidy payments to health insurers under Obamacare. Read More »

Mulvaney offers Democrats an Obamacare funding deal too stupid to be true

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Negotiations are ongoing in Congress where new opposition has emerged over White House demands. Trump also hopes to use a $1 trillion catchall spending bill to salvage victories on his promised U.S. Trump has threatened to withhold the money to force Democrats to negotiate on health legislation. Negotiations have faltered because of disputes over the border wall and health law subsidies to help low-income people afford health insurance. Read More »

President Trump awards Purple Heart in first visit to Walter Reed

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Trump thanks Barrietos and said that when he heard Barrietos would receive the medal he went to Walter Reed because "I wanted to do this myself". This was Donald Trump's 1st visit as President to the military hospital. Trump was driven to Maryland instead of flying in the Marine One helicopter, the way presidents typically travel to Walter Reed, due to annual public tours of the White House south grounds and gardens that were taking place Saturday. Read More »

March for Science protesters take to the streets to mark Earth Day

The University of New Haven also had a presence at the march, as students gathered to support something they were passionate about. "The majority of USA marches will be in smaller cities, with populations of fewer than 100,000 people - in fact , many are in towns of smaller than 50,000 people", organizers said in a statement . Read More »

South Carolina Unemployment Rate Unchanged in March

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Construction , education, healthcare, trade, transportation and utilities trades saw the biggest growth. And it's a hair below the national unemployment rate of 4.5 percent. "When I ran back in 2010, I ran on a campaign of 700,000 jobs over seven years". Hawaii's March ranking compared to other states won't be available until today when the U.S. Read More »

Pennsylvania jury weighs murder charge against suspect in trooper ambush

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who killed Cpl. "I certainly acknowledge that that mountain of evidence you heard and you saw points to my client, Eric Frein", defense lawyer Michael Weinstein said in a brief closing argument in which he thanked the jurors for their attentiveness. Read More »

On North Korea, US has option

Similar claims have been made in regional media about Russia moving troops to its North Korean border, accompanied by video footage of Russian forces on the move. South Korean historians and activists rallied outside the Chinese embassy on Friday to protest against Xi's "absurd remarks", Yonhap news agency reported . Read More »

France on edge on eve of presidential election

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Le Pen also took to social networks to criticize the government following the attack in a series of messages on Twitter . Le Pen, widely seen as taking the hardest line on security among the candidates , called for France to "immediately" take back control of its own borders from the European Union and deport all foreigners on a terror watchlist. Read More »

UC Berkeley Reinvites Ann Coulter To Speak On Campus

The scheduled appearance of alt-right figure Milo Yiannopoulos was cancelled by a riot on campus back in February. But on Thursday the university appeared to reverse its decision, and officials reportedly said they found a venue where Coulter could speak on May 2, instead of on April 27 as had been originally planned. Read More »

Fiji win Hong Kong Sevens title for 17th time

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The Hong Kong sevens is one of the most iconic events on the rugby calendar. Australia's domination continued in the second half with James Stannard grabbing the first try in continuing the Aussie 7s run of form. "Ben did a fantastic job and now I have to try and pick up that baton and move it on". "We knew Samoa would come out strong and I think we played very well to beat them". Read More »

Brain cell therapy 'promising' for Parkinson's disease

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A team of experts at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm demonstrated that it is possible to coax the brain's astrocytes cells that support and nurture neurons into generating a fresh generation of dopamine neurons. Patrick Lewis, a neuroscientist at the University of Reading, said the work was game-changing, but cautioned : "Moving from this study to doing the same in humans will be a huge challenge". Read More »

Tough Texas 'sanctuary cities' bill moves closer to approval

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Karrie Anderson, a Grimes resident who has multiple sclerosis, thanked lawmakers for giving Iowans living with chronic diseases a "flicker of hope" that they will have more options. "I am hopeful that the final proposal will fund Indiana's infrastructure needs through the next 20 years and will be a compromise based on the ongoing discussions among the Senate, House and governor". Read More »

President Trump, Italy PM Paolo Gentiloni talk reciprocity, terrorism at White House

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Speaking of the Iranians, Trump said: "They are not living up to the spirit of the agreement, I can tell you that, : although he didn't mention any specific violations". However Trudeau has said Canada is already doing its fair share. Gentiloni said that we need to "mitigate the storm" of the Mediterranean migrant emergency, a "sea that has played a crucial role in human history and which continues to have an important influence on humanity, but which has been associated with chaos and ... Read More »

Opponents of legalized pot say their voices aren't being heard

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Back in 1979, this poll found just 27 percent saying it should be legal. Seven states and the District of Columbia have adopted the most expansive laws legalizing marijuana for receational use. Others say fully opening up the market would have benefits for those enrolled in the medical marijuana program, many who have complained about low availability of strains of the drug that help them cope with their illnesses. Read More »

Trump slams first 100 days construct -- after repeatedly embracing it

Another 22 percent give him a "B", 17 percent a "C", 15 percent a "D" and 26 percent an "F". President Donald Trump Friday morning slammed the idea of monitoring a president's first 100 days in office. But on matters outside Trump's direct control, he has struggled to make forward progress in the quagmire of Washington . "He had extremely negative coverage during the campaign". Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn clarifies position and rules out second referendum on Brexit

Britain is now gearing up for its third general election in seven years, which comes less than a year after the divisive referendum that decided the United Kingdom would withdraw from the EU. "A Prime Minister who can not be trusted", said Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. In Edinburgh, the First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) Nicola Sturgeon said the SNP is the only party standing in the way of a Conservative majority "because it is "pie in the sky" ... Read More »

Bucks overwhelm Raptors 104-77, take 2-1 series lead

Milwaukee's defense flummoxed Toronto, which shot 33.8 percent from the floor and made only 6 of 22 3-point attempts. In the Game 1, the Raptors DeRozan has scored 27 points as a game-high. Antetokounmpo had 19 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two blocks. Head coach Jason Kidd's squad was relentless on the offensive glass to create a flurry of second-chance opportunities down the stretch, but the Bucks just never found their shooting stroke to make a serious charge. Read More »

Attorney for Tad Cummins' family releases statement after former teacher's arrest

The federal charges are in addition to other charges being filed against Cummins by the states of Tennessee and California. If convicted of the federal charge, he faces at least 10 years in prison, acting U.S. Deputies in Siskiyou County located a 2015 silver Nissan Rougue at the cabin that matched the description of the vehicle Cummins was driving, according to the sheriff's office. Read More »

Turkish gov't and election board have staged a coup: CHP head

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The pro-Kurdish opposition HDP, which had appealed along with the CHP for the referendum to be annulled, said the late decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots meant it was impossible to determine how many invalid or fake votes may have been counted. Read More »

Homeland Security chief says opioid problem a serious threat to U.S.

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He said terrorists are within the borders of the United States planning attacks "every single day". Jack Kelly says the terrorist threat to the United States has "metastasized and decentralized" in the 16 years since 9/11. This is according to the Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly . "We don't know why they're here or why they're coming". On Tuesday, though, Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, asserted that scientific studies showed that pot "is not only psychologically ... Read More »

European Union divided on Britain's election announcement

Government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone Tuesday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Out of 102 voters, 59 per cent agreed with Mrs May to hold a snap general election as opposed to 31pc who said no and 10pc who did not know. Read More »

31 percent of marijuana users prefer using alone — Solitary consumption

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Overall, researchers said the study shows that adults who have some experience with marijuana are less likely to be concerned about negative effects. According to the survey, parents do not view marijuana as any more unsafe for their children than other potentially risky activities like smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol, or having sex. Read More »

CBS poll: Marijuana support growing

Those who consider themselves active users, 54 percent of them were parents, and 30 percent are parents with children ages 18 or younger. Of those surveyed, 49% said they think legalizing weed won't have any effect on violent crime, while 22% said they think legalizing marijuana will actually reduce violent crime. Read More »

SHOCK STUDY: Scientists discover what really happens to those taking LSD

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New research shows that psychedelic drugs like LSD really can elevate the mind to a higher state of consciousness, something a few of us, like The Beatles, have been saying all along. Consciousness doesn't have an obvious role in the brain, though most people are pretty sure it's there, and it's wildly hard to measure. Dr Suresh Muthukumaraswamy, from the University of Auckland, said: "That similar changes in signal diversity were found for all three drugs, despite their quite different ... Read More »

West Indies recover from early setback against Pakistan

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Following a the consecutive bilateral series in T20 and ODI formats against Pakistan , West Indies will keen to somehow it lost pride in Test series, beginning at Kingston on Friday. I've played a lot of cricket with Roston as I have with numerous guys in the dressing room so I know what to expect from them. Starting the day by leaving out hometown batsman Jermaine Blackwood and Barbadian fast bowler Miguel Cummins out of their starting eleven and handing debuts to young Guyanese ... Read More »