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Han Solo will play a major role in Star Wars 2018

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But in the leaked image of a BB-8 toy that contains a First Order playset inside, Snoke towers over one of his Praetorian Guards. Advice on which characters should live and which should die? "[George Lucas will] whisper in my ear every now and then", Kennedy said . Read More »

Mosquitos in St. Charles County test positive for West Nile Virus

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Miller says in terms of human exposure, there have been no West Nile Virus cases reported to the Waterloo Region's public health department. It is a man in his 50s from Glen Ellyn, according to the DuPage County Health Department. So far this summer, West Nile has been found in mosquitoes near Elm Street and Fuller Road in Hinsdale, in Western Springs, Westmont, the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve and six locations in Naperville. Read More »

Drug resistant fungus surfaces in United Kingdom hospitals

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It has since spread to five continents, having resulted in outbreaks in Colombia, India, Pakistan, Venezuela, and was first detected in the United Kingdom in 2013. Official guidance states that infections are usually minor, while serious infections are rare. Candida auris is the latest infection which has threatened hospitals globally. Read More »

Taylor Swift's Priceless $1 Victory

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The superstar musician bolstered her stature as a feminist battler by fighting on behalf of "those whose voices should also be heard", as she put it after Monday's verdict in Denver Federal Court. A picture was taken at the moment that Swift claims Mueller inappropriately touched her. It took someone as famous as Taylor Swift to face up and say no. Read More »

Seven People Killed in Attack at UN Headquarters in Timbuktu

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In Monday's attacks on the camps of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali ( Minusma ) in Douenza and Timbuktu in Mali, a UN peacekeeper from Togo, a Malian soldier, a member of the Malian gendarmerie as well as six Malian contractors were killed. Read More »

Trump yields to pressure, calls neo-Nazis and KKK criminals

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It's been two days since a man plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one woman. Beyer is referencing Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was found guilty of criminal contempt for refusing a state judge's order to stop targeting people he believed were undocumented immigrants during traffic patrols. Read More »

AAU, UNIBEN lecturers join action — ASUU strike

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One of the students, Chike Igwe express dissatisfaction with the planned industrial action by the union describing it as injustice on the part of the students and commended the leadership of the union in the institution for not joining in the strike action. Read More »

106-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' in Antarctica

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Fruitcake is known to stay fresh for an inordinate amount of time. An undated handout photo made available by the Antarctic Heritage Trust (AHT) shows a fruit cake, after conservation treatment , found at Cape Adare, Victoria Land, East Antarctica, thought to be from Scott's Northern Party (1911). Read More »

Five drugs found in Woods' system after arrest

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According to a CNN report, a urine test revealed hydrocodone , a generic form of Vicodin, and hydromorphone also known as Dilaudid, two opioid pain medications; alprazolam or Xanax, prescribed for anxiety and panic disorders; zolpidem or Ambien, a sedative prescribed for insomnia; and metabolites of alprazolam and of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Read More »

Stephen Ward signs new Burnley contract

We don't know much about successfully defending a Premier League title, but we're pretty sure losing to Burnley in the opening game of the season is the wrong way to go about it . "There was a big thing made of our away form a year ago so it's nice to get that first one under our belts and let's roll on next week and have a big game in front of our home crowd". Read More »

8000 suggestions to PM for I-Day address, more pouring in

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The Centre opened lines for people to give suggestion on what elements should be added to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Independence Day speech at Red Fort in New Delhi . Here are the latest updates from this year's Independence Day celebration. In his last three addresses, PM Modi has laid out agendas for his government's socio-economic policies as well as reiterated his opposition to casteist and communal violence that has reared up its ugly head time and again. Read More »

Fleas test positive for the plague in Arizona

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The fleas in Navajo County were found near the town of Taylor. The area will be closely monitored to determine if further action is required. "Navajo County Health Department is urging the public to take precautions to reduce their risk of exposure to this serious disease, which can be present in fleas , rodents, rabbits and predators that feed upon these animals", the health department announced on August 11 on a county Facebook page . Read More »

Trump calls out CNN reporter as 'fake news'

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Trump insisted that the hate groups "have been condemned ". Today blasted KKK and white nationalist elements for their actions. Trump seemed to think his earlier Charlottesville statement counted as a press conference even though he did not take questions from the press. Read More »

Amazon takes action against fake solar eclipse glasses

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If you want to enjoy the eclipse with some friends, the Ephrata Public Library in Lancaster County will hold a free viewing party from 2-4 P.M. They'll have eclipse glasses , a solar eclipse speaker, activities designed for a young age group, and refreshments. Read More »

Jeremy McConnell will not serve jail time for assault on Stephanie Davis

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He had denied the attack, branding Miss Davis a "blatant liar", but was convicted of assaulting her during a trial on Monday at Liverpool Magistrates' Court. This has made me feel severe anxiety and depressed. "I feel like I'm drowning". Ms Griffiths read a statement from Steph to the court. The city's magistrates' court heard they had been out for a meal with friends in Liverpool to celebrate Miss Davis's birthday on March 9 but when they returned home McConnell had left to go to the ... Read More »

More than half a million Syrians return home

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The agency said that since the conflict began in 2011, about 5.5 million people had left the country, and another 6.3 million had been left internally displaced. The Syrian war, which has entered its seventh year, has left hundreds of thousands of dead and displaced almost half of the population of 22 million. Read More »

Republic Of Ireland Call-Up For PNE Quartet

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The 23-year-old, who joined the Lilywhites from Cork City in July, has been included in a provisional 39-man squad by manager Martin O'Neill for the trip to Tbilisi on September 2 and the clash with the Serbs at the Aviva Stadium three days later. Read More »

Gary Cahill handed controversial red card in Chelsea defeat by Burnley

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Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has said that Chelsea captain Gary Cahill , was "unlucky" to be sent off in their 3-2 loss to Burnley on Saturday. Did Gary Cahill deserved to receive a straight red card for this tackle on Steven Defour in Chelsea's 3-2 defeat by Burnley? But, hopes of a dramatic comeback were dealt another blow when Fabregas caught Jack Cork and picked up a second yellow card. Read More »

Bryce Harper out indefinitely with bone bruise; no ligament damage

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Jackson was charged with the loss in his last start as the Nationals fell 7-4 to the Cubs in Chicago on Saturday. But the pitching of Jackson and hitting of Lind was overshadowed by the Harper injury . Giants players were already in street clothes talking to family and friends and walking toward the team buses before the game was announced as postponed. Read More »

Penang exco remanded five days to assist in illegal factory probe

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Phee was represented by lawyer Ramkarpal Singh while the other two were represented by Dev Kumaraendran. Earlier, Dev told reporters that the magistrate in Penang did not hear their submissions before setting the remand order. The MACC is reportedly investigating Phee, who is the executive councillor in charge of the environment, for allegedly issuing two letters to the Seberang Prai Municipal Council ordering it to delay enforcement action against the factory. Read More »

Norovirus sickened hundreds, linked to Maumee donut shop

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More than 400 norovirus cases have been reported in OH and the outbreak is being linked to Mama C's Donuts in Maumee, according to a Toledo Blade report . However, people who had the virus can spread it up to two weeks after the symptoms go away. The health department said Norovirus is common this time of year, and those affected should refrain from handling and working with food for at least three days after their symptoms go away. Read More »

West Brom fans react on Twitter to Jay Rodriguez's performance

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Rodriguez was preferred to Salomon Rondon in attack for the hosts and he nearly marked his bow with a goal in the ninth minute, Asmir Begovic saving smartly from the striker's snap-shot. His time as Baggies steward has now seen West Brom become a more fluid outfit. They finished 10th in the Premier League last season, and Nacer Chadli, linked with a move away from the club, played a big role in that so Pulis simply has to replace him if he goes and also add a few more players if he wants ... Read More »

Agony for Usain Bolt as he pulls up injured in track farewell

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Helped along by his teammates, Bolt did cross the finish line barefoot. The USA took silver, while Japan grabbed the bronze. Felix has won 14 medals at the world championships and can move up to 16 if she runs the 4x400 relay and the United States win medals in both events. Read More »

After almost two days aground, stranded freighter freed near Soo Locks

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A 191-metre USA cargo ship remains stuck in shallow water on the St. Mary's River after running aground Wednesday night. Stateside's conversation with Lieutenant Junior Grade Sean Murphy of the United States Coast Guard. Additional vessels are beginning to queue up before and after the Soo Locks and in Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay, outside the river. The Coast Guard, he said, is waiting for the ship's owner to submit a plan for how to safely get the vessel off the ground. Read More »

Phoenix Suns reveal new Nike uniforms

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For the 2017-18 season, home teams will choose which uniform they want to wear for each particular game on their schedule. On Friday, both the Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers revealed their new jerseys for the 2017-18 season, with Nike taking hold as the manufacturer and designer of the new uniforms . Read More »

Trump's Nuclear Weapons Arsenal Isn't Any Different Than Obama's

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Some national security experts said Trump is confronting more challenging circumstances than his predecessors given the advances made by the North in developing its nuclear weapon and missile programs. The officials also reminded Trump that around 1.8 million people of Korean descent live in the USA, many of them voters. MARTIN: Let me ask you on that in seconds remaining - are you convinced that China will stick to these sanctions? I've been reading about it from you people. Read More »

Prem title more realistic this season - Mou

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There are more than 200 million reasons why the Premier League trophy will be paraded in Manchester next May after City and United spent the summer splashing their cash. "That is the top (and only) priority, and the club will do all it can to achieve that". There's nothing appealing about the 12/1 offered for a first league win since 2004 and we won't be taking the 10/1 available for a Tottenham triumph. Read More »

West Nile Virus found in Kent County mosquitoes

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Confirmation of the first West Nile virus positive bird means the virus is circulating between birds and mosquitoes and there is heightened risk of infection in humans. The goal of the mosquito surveillance project, according to the health department, is to capture and test mosquitoes in 11 traps strategically placed throughout the county. Read More »

Eclipse Warning: Eye Damage Can be Permanent

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Even binoculars and telescopes can magnify the sun's rays and become harmful to the eye, Frantz said. Here's the deal: Glasses that are safe for directly viewing the sun must meet the standard, set by the International Organization for Standardization, and the glasses or viewer will then indicate that they are ISO 12312-2 compliant. Read More »