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Erica Garner, Activist Daughter Of Eric Garner, Dies At 27

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Her mother, Esaw Snipes-Garner, told the New York Daily News that the medical emergency was triggered by an asthma attack. Her heart was later found to be enlarged. She held vigils and twice-a-week "die-ins" on Staten Island in memory of her father, in which protesters marched to the spot where he was put in the fatal chokehold. Read More »

Djokovic pulls out of Abu Dhabi comeback

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Andy Murray says he is beginning to feel better after making his comeback from a five-month injury lay-off in a one-set exhibition loss to Roberto Bautista Agut . The three-time Grand Slam champion last played a competitive match in June 2017, losing to Sam Querrey in the Wimbledon quarter-finals, with a hip injury ruling him out for the remainder of the season. Read More »

State Department releases Huma Abedin emails

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The emails which were sent between 1 January, 2009 and 1 February, 2013 were from when Abedin was Clinton's deputy chief of staff at the State Department. In July 2016, then-FBI Director James Comey testified that Clinton had been "extremely careless" in her handling of classified and sensitive information, but he did not believe her to be criminally liable. Read More »

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

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Nine percent name a relative or friend as the most admired man, and 13 percent do so for the most admired woman . This year, Pope Francis ranked number three in the list of most admired man in the United States with 35 of the votes while former Republican presidential nominee and Senator of Arizona came in fourth with 2% of the votes. Read More »

Troy police release names of homicide victims

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The victims - Brandi Mells , 22, Shanta Myers , 36, and Myers' children Shanise, 5, and Jeremiah, 11 - were found dead in a basement apartment on Tuesday in what police called a "horrific" homicide that shook the upstate NY city. Police have not released any potential motive in the murders for fear of disrupting the open investigation. "What happens if that was your family and you were the only one who survived?" asked Smith, as he and other family members appealed through the press for ... Read More »

Hardik Patel says Nitin Patel should join Congress 'with 10 BJP MLAs'

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Hardik Patel, the Patidar Ananmat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor, had lent support to the Congress party in the recently-held Gujarat assembly polls. Nitin Patel is sulking after he was denied the ministries of his choice during portfolio distribution. However, Patel has denied writing any such letter, but accepted that he has expressed his disagreement. Read More »

9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack

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Egyptian authorities are calling the attack a foiled attempt - as they say the gunmen had explosives that could have made the attack even deadlier. "Security forces managed to kill one of the culprits in an exchange of fire and are now pursuing a second attacker", the official Egyptian News Agency quoted an unnamed security source as saying. Read More »

ISIS Claim Responsible For Blast At Afghan Shiite Center

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The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attacks that took place in Kabul, killing more than 40 people and injuring at least 80. The Taliban insurgency distanced itself from the attack, saying its fighters do not target civilian facilities, especially those housing education and cultural centers. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: I have a lot of space for trophies

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Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo wants the club to lower his valuation to approximately £89m so the likes of Manchester United or Paris Saint-Germain can realistically buy him this summer. "Don't worry my friend, I have a lot of space", Ronaldo, who inspired Real to the Champions League last season, told the show's host. I have to say thank you to my teammates, to my coach, to Real Madrid . Read More »

Shooting suspect who crashed on I-95 after police chase identified

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He was airlifted to a hospital for life-threatening injuries. Officials said the suspect later crashed into a guardrail, which caused the vehicle to flip upside down and land in the interstate's northbound lanes. During a traffic stop in Stafford, Virginia, a murder suspect got out of his vehicle and shot at law enforcement, with at least one bullet hitting a trooper's windshield. Read More »

CHP conducting DUI checkpoint in north Modesto

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Friday, sending extra patrols on the road with an eye out for impaired drivers, as well as distracted drivers, speeders and other safety law violators. Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by 20 percent when well-publicized DUI checkpoints and proactive DUI patrols are conducted routinely, according to the CHP. Read More »

Palestine envoy shares stage with JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, India reacts

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Saeed also spoke at the rally and demanded that Pakistan should convene a conference of all Islamic countries to shape a global strategy to counter the American move. The meeting came just days after India, in sync with Palestinian sentiments, voted in the United Nations General Assembly to oppose the recent decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Read More »

AIMPLB to approach SC after RS passes triple talaq becomes law

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It is the big boost for BJP who is supporting the ban on triple talaq when the Supreme Court banned it by 3:2 majority in August. "We had demanded that Bill should have been prepared only after consultation of representatives of Muslim women organisations, All India Muslim Personal Board, but it doesn't mean that we were against the Bill". Read More »

Lindsay Lohan bitten by snake as she holidays in Thailand

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The positive side is: I'm OK!. But the actress assured her fans she was doing OK after the incident. Lohan and her family are now going through her financial records to try to determine the sequence that led to her tax bills going unpaid, the site said. Read More »

Militants Say IS-linked Group Carried Out Russian Market Attack

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The string of amendments moves toward at a time when an explosion moved up and down in a supermarket in St Petersburg on Wednesday, injuring 10 people. Petersburg, Putin's hometown. On April 3, 14 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a suicide bomber exploded the devices in the city's metro system. Read More »

Somebody wrote in Kris Jenner for the Alabama Senate race

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Earlier this month, the initial results of the 2017 United States Senate Special Election in Alabama were surprising after most polls released had Nick Saban receiving over 20k votes, essentially affecting a huge race. In Washington, leaders of both parties expect Jones to take his oath of office when the Senate returns next month. Jones is a former USA attorney best known for prosecuting two Ku Klux Klansmen responsible for Birmingham's infamous 1963 church bombing. Read More »

Suspect who pulled knife on Bi-Lo employee arrested say police

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Police said Ankrum pulled a knife on an employee after being confronted by an employee for stealing, police said. Politopoulos said the robbery occurred at 8:39 p.m. Charona Lewis was charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree larceny, according to a release from East Haven police. If anyone knows anything about this robbery they are asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Read More »

China denies allegation of illicit oil sale to North Korea

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Both ships were among 10 vessels that the USA had proposed that the UN Security Council should blacklist for transporting banned items from North Korea, documents seen by Reuters this month showed. There were 23 Chinese nationals and two Burmese nationals on board the ship, officials said, adding they would be permitted to leave only when the investigation was concluded. Read More »

Man accused of rigging door to electrocute pregnant wife

The son-in-law, 32-year-old Michael Scott Wilson , was arrested Thursday in Knoxville, Tennessee, about 600 miles from Palm Coast, which is north of Daytona Beach. After Michael Wilson's arrest, she told investigators he had some sort health issue a few months ago and fell to the ground, according to the arrest report. Read More »

Snow and ice warning issued for Rochdale

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Snow may accumulate over the higher ground of North Highland. A spokeswoman said: "The coldest temperature we have seen this year is minus 13C in Scotland, and we are likely to see temperatures slightly below that". A yellow warning meaning be aware has been issued from 4pm today (27) until 11am tomorrow. Forecaster Evelyn Cusack says extra care is needed as cold conditions mean untreated roads might now thaw out. Read More »

Officials Warning Residents to take Steps to keep Pipes from Freezing

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Even the best kept home can have frozen pipes in the winter. This can happen to pipes in homes just like the ones underground. The City does not thaw frozen plumbing. If you have a basement, insulate the walls. Illinois American Water released a guide to help homeowners. Of course, the most important thing is to keep your plumbing and furnace properly maintained all year. Read More »