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Meeting the Queen, Canada Governor Enrages British Tabloids by Touching her Arm

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The country's Governor General, David Johnston, chose to help the 91-year-old monarch down some steps by gently holding her elbow to ensure she didn't fall. In a gesture of his own, Johnston also presented the Queen with a Sapphire Jubilee brooch to mark 65 years of her reign. The Queen and the Duke were then shown around a small exhibition of Canadian artefacts from the Royal Collection, including a hockey puck she had dropped to start a match in Vancouver in 2002. Read More »

NH Governor Sununu signs marijuana decriminalization bill into law

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Operators are required to register with the commission but are allowed to operate in the state while the law takes effect, on the condition that they submit registration documents. "There's a lot of collateral damage that's done by arresting people for marijuana", Cushing said in May. Simon said, "Marijuana is objectively less harmful than alcohol, and Granite Staters are ready to see it treated that way". Read More »

USA claims for jobless benefits drop in mid-July

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Economists had expected jobless claims to edge down to 245,000 from the 247,000 originally reported for the previous week. New claims for United States jobless benefits tumbled in mid-July to their lowest level in two months, further evidence of a persistently tight labour market, according to Labour Department data released on Thursday (Jul 20). Read More »

YouTube TV Flips on Ten More Markets

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While the original launch had YouTube TV being available only in places like Los Angeles and NY, this latest expansion brings it to places like Atlanta and Houston, the Dallas-Forth Worth regions, Houston, Detroit, District of Columbia, the Orlando/Daytona Beach/Melbourne area, Minneapolis/St. Read More »

City Releases 911 Calls From Bride-to-Be

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He has declined to be interviewed by the bureau and hasn't responded to media interview requests. At one point, Harrity told investigators he was startled by a loud sound near the patrol auto. "His lawyer might be saying, you're not going to talk until I feel you're rested and not under stress". "He has a story to tell that no one else can tell", Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges said in a news conference Tuesday. Read More »

Pete mayoral candidate during forum: 'Go back to Africa'

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Earlier this year, a Miami man, David Sanguesa, called a black Starbucks employee "trash" and screamed "I voted for Trump!" at her, after she simply took too long to make him a coffee . And although Congemi's comments were against the very platform that Nevel and the Uhuru movement represents, Nevell said he is also running against the Democratic candidate, incumbent Rob Kriseman, who he said have also attacked the Uhuru Movement. Read More »

Mickey Mouse helps foster parents surprise 2 kids with adoption date

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They chose to surprise the siblings with the great news during their trip to Disney and enlisted the help of Mickey Mouse himself to help with the reveal. Instead, Disney secretly arranged a Memory Maker package for Janielle and Elijah, with a professional photographer documenting their visit with Mickey Mouse. Read More »

Terreno Realty Corporation (NYSE:TRNO) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

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It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. 9,900 SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE: SLG ) shares with value of $1.11 million were sold by BURTON EDWIN T III . Suntrust Robinson upgraded Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) on Monday, September 14 to "Buy" rating . Here we'll take a quick glance at how the stock price is now trading in relation to some of its simple moving averages. Read More »

Dead crow in Appleton tests positive for West Nile virus

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Because the summer and fall are peak seasons for the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases, the Department of Environmental Management recommends precautions to avoid bites. Mosquitoes require water to complete their life cycle. The mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus are most active at dawn and dusk and also in the early evening. Read More »

Stormont turmoil meant NI leaders had no voice in Lords Brexit report

A new report by the House of Lords EU committee warns that political stability in Northern Ireland has already been undermined, adding that the region would require "flexible and imaginative solutions" in the wake of Brexit. The Lords also stated that Scotland should be fully represented in the Brexit discussions - and in the event that the United Kingdom government did not secure a UK-wide agreement which adequately reflected Scotland's specific needs, there was a strong political and ... Read More »

Azerbaijan sends Israeli blogger to 3 years in prison

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Nagorno-Karabakh is officially part of Azerbaijan. The region, which is about 4,500 square kilometres within predominantly Muslim Azerbaijan, is controlled by Christian Armenian separatists. The sentence makes Lapshin the first foreigner to be jailed in Azerbaijan for visiting Nagorny Karabakh. "Azerbaijan's negative reaction to the political processes in Artsakh is caused not by concern for the efforts of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs, which Baku itself undermines in every possible way, but ... Read More »

Man intentionally hit mourners with vehicle at graveside service in Columbia

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According to Fox 57 , "Investigators say Kester briefly talked to a person at the graveside service before getting into his vehicle and driving into the group". A cousin said the six family members are still in the hospital and are having surgery. Should Kester bond out of jail, he has been ordered not to have contact with Margaret Livingston's family. Read More »

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in DC

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The Metropolitan Police provided NPR with six almost identical police reports, which all state that Bindaba accompanied the teen to the robotics competition at Washington's DAR Constitution Hall. It added that FIRST Global had provided safe transport to university dormitories and students were always supposed to be under the supervision of their mentor. Read More »

ExxonMobil fined by U.S. for Ukraine sanctions violations — BBCI

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According to the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control , Exxon Mobil violated the sanctions when the presidents of its American subsidiaries did business with an individual whose assets were blocked. Exxon did not voluntarily disclose the signings, according to the Treasury, which called the infractions "an egregious case". Tillerson has taken a tough line with Ukraine-related sanctions as secretary of state, saying earlier this month on a trip to Kiev that the sanctions would not be ... Read More »

Kuwait shuts Iran cultural mission, expels diplomats

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The note also said that 15 Iranian diplomats would have to leave the country within 45 days, leaving only four Iranian diplomats in Kuwait. It's noteworthy that the decision is linked to the case of a terrorist cell broken up in 2015 that the Kuwait authorities said had contacts with Iran and Hizbollah. Read More »

Saudi king's son plotted to oust rival cousin

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The arrest came after the prince, whose face can clearly be seen in some of the videos shared via Twitter Wednesday, unleashed a wave of verbal and physical abuse on Saudis and foreigners. The video showed the prince, who was wearing a black a T-shirt and trousers, kicking and punching a man on a chair. After the arrest of the Saudi prince, other people have taken to Twitter to post videos of this same prince threatening and abusing citizens. Read More »

PM Modi expresses grief over bus accident in Himachal

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Reports state that the bus was carrying around 40 passengers and met with an accident around 9:15 am near Rampur, which is 130 kms from Shimla . "The death toll may go up later in the day as the bus rolled down almost 200 meters into the gorge", the official said. Read More »

Trump's secret Putin meeting probably won't sway Mueller's collusion probe, experts say

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That rapport apparently carried over to dinner that night, when Trump left his seat to sit next to Putin for a almost hourlong chat. The president also leveled fresh criticism against the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired, James Comey, and the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who's now in charge of looking into whether Trump team worked with the Russians to affect the outcome of the 2016 election. Read More »

Gotcha: US and Europe Take Out Dark Web Sites

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Thursday's news comes after weeks of rampant speculation over the fate of AlphaBay , which suddenly went dark on July 5, triggering fears of a so-called "exit scam" in which the owners of a dark web site abscond with customer funds. It now turns out the operator, a Canadian named Alexandre Cazes, had been arrested as part of a larger operation to take down the dark web sites. Andrew McCabe, acting director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, hailed the global law enforcement ... Read More »

Trump Jr. & Manafort set to testify before Senate judiciary panel

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The President reportedly left his seat during a dinner to go speak with Mr Putin, and the only record of their conversation is in Russian hands because the translator Mr Trump had brought along didn't speak Russian. Trump". It's another development in the ongoing saga about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election that has dogged Donald Trump in his first six months in office. Read More »

College revokes suspension for student who graded ex's apology letter

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So she hand wrote him an apology letter and tucked it under the windshield wiper of his vehicle. Nicholas Lutz tweeted that UCF "revoked" the charges against him as of 4 p.m. "It was obvious he was making fun of her, but that's the beauty of the constitution". Lutz (no relation to this writer) did not include his ex-girlfriend's contact information, social media accounts, or last name in his tweet-just her (very common) first name. Read More »

Who is just as unpopular as Donald Trump? Hillary Clinton

A new ABC poll shows that 43 percent of Americans approve of his handling of the economy, while 41 percent disagree. To name a few recent issues: the Republican plan to gut Obamacare and install its own health care system has flopped, the investigation into Trump's Russian Federation connections took on new life amid news that the president's son met with Russia-connected officials with the stated goal of landing compromising information about Hillary Clinton and-adding insult to injury ... Read More »

Chicago Bears Sign Mitchell Trubisky to Rookie Contract

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Trubisky's signing means there are only six first-round picks who have yet to sign their rookie deals. I was a Chicago Bear as soon as they called my name. 2 pick. The Bears' intention is for Trubisky to develop this year while veteran Mike Glennon starts. With Trubisky's contract finalized, he'll be able to concentrate exclusively on preparing for his rookie season when the Bears start training camp next Wednesday in Bourbonnais. Read More »

Self-described drug dealer turns himself in -- by accident

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A man called the cops to report that cash and a bag of Columbian marching powder stashed in his auto had been nicked, police arrest documents have revealed. Police never recovered the missing money that Blackmon reported stolen. Diligently investigating the situation, the officer found some cocaine in the console, as well as what appeared to be a crack rock. Read More »

Warning of more United Kingdom floods after helicopter rescues in Cornwall

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A person trapped in their home by rising flood waters was lifted to safety by a Coast Guard helicopter crew after flash floods caused chaos in the Cornish town of Coverack on England's south west coast. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said rescue crews were attending multiple flooding-related incidents. "It is expected that two fire appliances and an officer will also remain in attendance overnight assisting on scene". Read More »

Trump wins popularity poll over Hillary Clinton

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Currently, the GOP holds a 52-48 majority in the Senate and a 240-194 majority in the House. Democrats , however, already this year have suffered a series of losses in special elections for open House seats - none more crushing than their failure to win a suburban Atlanta race that drew more campaign and outside committee spending than any other House contest in US history. Read More »

Xi pledges commitment to Middle East peace

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Abbas, addressing the Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing, said that he was ready to cooperate with China on setting up the appropriate mechanisms to achieve the initiative. and implementing plans on the ground", Abbas said. Netanyahu said Israel was willing to see China play a bigger role in Middle East affairs, according to state media. Read More »

Dallas hires Detroit officer as its 1st female police chief

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The Detroit Police Department is expecting to hold a news conference regarding the move at 2:30 p.m. Congratulations to Chief Hall as she becomes the next Chief of Police for the Dallas Police Department. "I think it speaks volumes to her police and law enforcement background". She joins Sheriff Lupe Valdez and District Attorney Faith Johnson. We did have mass exodus, much like Dallas had, but when we got down to talking to the officers, officers don't necessarily leave just about money. Read More »

Nigeria nabs suspected wives, children of Boko Haram

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A Boko Haram terrorist, Konto Fanami , and three other repentant insurgents have surrendered. "There were two girls that wanted to attack the mosque but one of them got stuck in barbed wire in the ditch dug near the area, but the second one escaped and began to run as our operatives there began to chase after her", said spokesman Danbatta Bello with the Civilian-JTF self-defense force. Read More »