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Break Up California Into 3 Smaller States, Billionaire Urges

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Under Draper's plan, Northern California would include 40 counties with a population of 13.3 million people who would earn a median income of 63,000 USA dollars. The Bay Area would be part of a new Northern California state with a border that starts north of Monterey, runs east and north to the Nevada state line, and includes everything north to the OR border. Read More »

Trump Taunts Russia, Says to 'Get Ready' for Missile Strike in Syria

Fears of confrontation between Russia , Syria's major ally, and the West have been running high since Trump said on Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to the attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7, and lambasted Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read More »

Possible ice storm prompting winter storm watch for part of MI

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This will be a chilly rain and it will be raw with highs only in the upper 30's. To complicate things even more, strong northeast winds gusting 35 miles per hour or higher will impact the area, as well. Depending on the track of the storm, the snow will begin to pull away Sunday morning. As colder air slides in, freezing rain and/or sleet will become more likely across northern Lower Michigan Friday night. Read More »

How a US-China trade war could hurt (and help) others

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China responded within hours by threatening 15% to 25% tariffs that would affect $3 billion worth of US trade. The U.S. dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on persistent worries about the U.S. "The Chinese can say whatever they want, they can bluff, but they don't have the economic power to deal with the United States". "There is no way for China to back off", Ruan said. Read More »

Harry, Meghan open hearts to branch of PE eco-charity

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Mr Obama, who was then in office, was not invited to that wedding and the U.S. was represented by its ambassador to the UK. And it would seem that she may be in the process of sorting it right now as sources have told the Chicago Tribune that the bride-to-be is reportedly currently in Chicago to finalise her visa. Read More »

Anarchist group targets business over alleged firing of pregnant woman

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The next morning, however, unsure of what to do, Phipps' name came to mind and she called the woman , inviting her to the hospital to see her son. "I want everyone to know that even though the walls may feel as if they are closing in on you, if you just trust your heart and have faith, it will get better", she advised. Read More »

Defiant no more, Arizona governor to give teachers 20 percent raise

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The teacher-led rebellion over low wages and funding cuts spread from its genesis in West Virginia to Arizona, Kentucky and Oklahoma . Ducey's plan comes after educators protested for weeks and threatened a walkout in pursuit of 20 percent raises next year and restoration of about $1 billion in overall school funding that was cut during the recession. Read More »

Nashville Predators take game one with win over Colorado Avalanche 5-2

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The Avalanche , however, may not have been so lucky in their draw. Among the team's 82 games this season, 41 have gone over the total, while 40 have gone under and just one has pushed. If you are outside of the listening area, listen live online at The Game website or check out the podcast about two hours after the show at on SoundCloud . Read More »

"High definition" vinyl could be a possibility as early as 2019

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Rebeat Innovation has secured nearly $5 million for HD vinyl , which could store more music at louder volumes. Günter Loibl , Rebeat CEO, said the process allows records to be made with the minimum loss of audio information. " HD vinyl matches the intended shape of the analog groove", says the makers. If you're wondering just what sort of benefits you, the consumer, will actually see as compared to your regular "Standard Definition Vinyl " records, well there's a few. Read More »

Man with loaded gun arrested during traffic stop

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She was apprehended and is facing charges of recklessly endangering safety, kidnapping and battery to law enforcement officers. Sandquist was first arrested September 17, 2017 after deputies completed a search warrant at 210 Wells Street Unit 5 in Sterling. Read More »

Kevin Spacey accused of sex abuse in LA

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Police are presenting all cases to the DA that involve sexual misconduct, even if they are not able to be prosecuted. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that the alleged incident involved an adult male. A spokesperson for Spacey has declined to comment on the latest LAPD investigation. Spacey responded to the allegations on Twitter that he did "not remember the encounter" but that he owed him the "sincerest apology for what would have been deeply ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Defence Expo 2018

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He said the government in recent years took many steps in the field of defence manufacturing licenses, defence offsets, defence exports clearances and on Foreign Direct Investment in defence manufacturing along with reforming India's defence procurement. Read More »

Pakistan bars former PM Sharif from holding office for life

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The court had disqualified Sharif as prime minister over corruption charges previous year but it had not mentioned the disqualification period in the verdict that was delivered on July 28, 2017. She further said that the verdict is the "same joke" that has been done with all the 17 prime ministers in the history of Pakistan. This is political victimization. Read More »

Big point scorers ready to shoulder load for girls track team

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We play at John Marshall. Taylor Scott and Rachel Cooper each belted a two-run home run and finished with three RBI apiece to lead the way offensively for the Redskins. Shultz also walked just one batter in pitching a four-hitter. Moving to pole vaulting, she said was a natural progression. "I don't know if I can say the NBL will drive it (basketball in the west) because they have been out for five years", said Williams. Read More »

Israel 'shocked' over Dublin mayor visit

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Israeli authorities are investigating how Dublin Mayor Micheal Mac Donncha arrived in the country despite instructions to bar his entry. The Israeli government said it expects "an official public response" from the Irish Government with regard to "the conduct of the both the Dublin City Council and of the Lord Mayor". Read More »

Britain calls for United Nations meeting on OPCW nerve attack findings

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Karen Pierce told reporters at United Nations headquarters on Thursday that the U.K. has also asked the director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to call an executive council meeting next Wednesday. Russian Federation has consistently denied its involvement. In a statement issued on her behalf by British police late on Wednesday, Skripal said her father remained seriously ill and she was still suffering from the effects of the military-grade Novichok ... Read More »

Castaic school board approves raise for teachers Thursday

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Jolicoeur also faced calls from teachers and local residents to resign because of issues they wanted addressed, from a lack of supplies in classrooms to concerns about the district's compliance with special education rules. Leonard said a rough estimate last week put the cost of the proposals at about $1 million above what voters had approved, but further number-crunching revised the gap down to $200,000. Read More »

Chemical weapons experts head for Syria

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Military brass and senior national security officials huddled at the White House for 90 minutes on Thursday afternoon to consider their options. Secretary of Defense James Mattis listens as President Donald Trump speaks during the Baltic Summit at the White House in Washington, April 3, 2018. Read More »

Ex-Commonwealth Games athlete arrested for Gold Coast fight

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The fresh decision was taking after eight athletes suddenly disappeared from Team Cameroon at the event. It's not known if any of those 11 missing athletes have approached Ready Migration. According to Seven News, the athletes' visa requirements expire on May 15, allowing them to spend another month legally in Australia . "We want to deliver on our promises that whosoever delivers in his or her competition, as a country, we will appreciate him or her". Read More »

PTI forms body to ensure voting right to overseas Pakistanis

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Another parliamentarian, Lal Chand Malhi of the PTI, said there was evidence of a malicious online campaign targeting the Hindu community and desecrating images revered by millions of Pakistani Hindus. "Those having honesty, integrity and loyalty to the party and electability will be awarded tickets for 2018 elections", he said. He alleged the previous caretaker government had failed to ensure free and fair elections in 2013. Read More »

AP Inter 2nd Year Results 2018 Announced

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Among the regions, Krishna region with 84 percent is the most successful region followed by Nellore- 72 per cent, Guntur- 76 per cent. The results will be sent to them through their mobile and email. Candidates who are waiting for their 2nd-year result can also check it by sending the SMS. Andhra Pradesh Inter 2nd Year Results 2018 has been announced. Read More »

With snipers and tanks, IDF braces for fresh Gaza border clashes

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Reports were from a military spokesperson, who said that "immediately after the airstrike, a terrorist cell used machine guns to shoot at one of the aircraft but did not hit it". The Israel Defense Forces referred that attacks were also carried out against "a Hamas training center" in the center of the Strip, with no victims reported so far. Read More »

Poisoned ex-spy's daughter turns down Russian help

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She was aware of the Russian Embassy's offer of assistance but said: 'At the moment I do not wish to avail myself of their services. Monday, April 9, when Skripal was discharged from hospital in Salisbury , she was under armed guard to prevent another assassination attempt. Read More »

Putin unlikely to leave strike on Syria unanswered

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On April 6, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned several of Russia's top billionaires and government officials. The envoy said Russian Federation is very concerned about any escalation in Syria and expressed hope the United States would not allow the crisis in the country to deteriorate. Read More »

Driver charged with vehicle theft, DWI after crash

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Police allege that the man, 48-year-old Mark T. Meringolo, had a.21 percent blood alcohol content - nearly three times the legal limit in the state, according to the Post Star. Meringolo faces an additional charge of endangering the welfare of a child. The officer stated that he observed that Grigsby's eyes were glossy and appeared to be under the influence of an unknown alcoholic beverage. Read More »

Cauvery Management Board: Palaniswami submits memorandum to Modi

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In a horrifying incident, a protestor demanding setting up of a separate Cauvery board committee got electrocuted in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Later, he would unveil the diamond jubilee plaque at the Adyar Cancer Institute. He also referred to a couplet of Tamil savant Thiruvalluvar in which he had said that knowledge grows with reading just like water springs forth as sandy fount is dug deeper. Read More »

Whoopi Goldberg: Riots Over Trump Firing Mueller 'Would Be Fun to Watch'

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On Tuesday, the Senate leader, Mitch McConnell , a Republican, said that while he thought Mueller should be allowed to continue his probe, he did not think legislation to protect him was necessary. Mueller III to federal prosecutors in NY". Democratic strategist Christy Setzer said there would be outrage if Trump fires Mueller because people want to see the conclusion of the investigation. Read More »

US, Russia clash at UNSC meeting over Syria

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Washington and Moscow today were locked in an increasingly tense stand-off on Syria, with US President Donald Trump warning that "missiles will be coming" against the Syrian regime in response to the alleged attacks, as Russian Federation scrambled to deflect blame from its ally Bashar al-Assad. Read More »

Knightdale incest couple, baby dead in multi-state crime scenes

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Steven Walter Pladl and his daughter Katie Rose Pladl, 20, were facing charges of incest in Henrico County, Virginia, after authorities there were notified that the couple had a a baby together in September 2017. They were each jailed on $1 million bond. New Milford resident Jeff Weinzievl, who lives near the intersection the place Katie Pladl and her adoptive father had been found, instructed the Connecticut Submit he was feeding his horses when he heard six to eight pictures from what ... Read More »

Nancy Kula will be missed at Anamosa High School

The South Australian opposition says new SA Education Minister John Gardner must also use the meeting to stand up for local schools. The district ordered about 600 bats at a cost of about $1,800. "We certainly don't object to a greater presence of armed and certified police officers", he says. "But teachers are here to teach, not to be in the line of defense that carries weapons". Read More »

Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Michael Cohen is planning to plead the Fifth

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She has alleged that she had sex once in 2006 with Trump and was paid shortly before the 2016 election to keep quiet about it. Daniels claims Cohen's denials portray her as a liar and sued for defamation . A reporter then asked, "Then why did Michael Cohen make it, if there was no truth to her allegations?" "That was not a decision that was made lightly", Avenatti said. Read More »

Getting into Hawaii's national parks will soon cost you more

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The proposition generated a tide of protests, and also the Interior Department needed to expand its comment period to accommodate the more than 100,000 answers it received. "This is a prime example that activism works", Grijalva added. Maria Cantwell, a Washington Democrat, said she was glad Zinke "abandoned his reckless plan to nearly triple park fees on American families", though she also criticized the interior secretary's plan for lacking "any transparency". Read More »

Wendy Vitter refuses comment on school desegregation opinion

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Vitter dodged questions about which Supreme Court cases she believes have been decided correctly. "I don't mean to be coy, but I think I can get into a hard, difficult area when I start commenting on Supreme Court decisions - which are correctly decided and which I may disagree with", she said . Read More »