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Facebook Will Testify At Senate Hearing On Russian Election Interference

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Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, the chairman of the panel, and Virginia Sen. Facebook turned over 3,000 ads linked to a Kremlin troll farm to Senate staff earlier this week and has briefed staffers on the Russian ad campaigns that ran on the social media network leading up to the 2016 election. Read More »

Plattsmouth schools cancel classes after "credible" shooting threat

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Johnston Police Chief Dennis McDaniel says while his department can't substantiate any credible or imminent threats, he wants the community to stay alert. An investigation by law enforcement determine the threat was credible. When classes resume tomorrow (Wednesday) in Johnston, there will be an increased law enforcement presence. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi likely to be elected as Congress president post Diwali

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Nitish Kumar , who had met Rahul days before he walked out of the alliance, attacked the Congress vice-president for not doing enough to save the Grand Alliance. In the row Chief Minister of Mizoram Lal Thanhawla, said that the Congress party has unanimously chose to elevate Rahul Gandhi as its president as it needs a leader in place of Sonia Gandhi who faces health issues. Read More »

Greek Court Approves US Extradition of Suspect in Cryptocurrency Crime

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Vinnik allegedly operated the digital currency exchange BTC-e, connected to the laundering of more than US$ 4 billion for individuals involved in criminal activity. He is also said to have helped launder funds stolen when the Japanese Mt Gox Bitcoin exchange was hacked , resulting in its collapse and the loss of virtual currency worth hundreds of millions of euros. Read More »

Demonetization, the largest money laundering scheme ever: Arun Shourie

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It was an "idiotic jolt" he continued, "everyone who had black converted it into white". This proved that demonetization had failed in weeding out black money which was the prime goal of the measure. Shourie said that he agreed with Sinha that others within the BJP were also anxious about where the economy is going and the government policies. However, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley struck back at Yashwant Sinha by calling him a job applicant at the age of 80 who has forgotten his own ... Read More »

Minnesota's Bike or Walk to School Day: It's a Movement

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Almost 500 schools and 250,000 students nationwide are expected to participate in the event, including students at Lakeforest Elementary School who will begin their trek at 6:45 a.m. Mrs. Deakins said those improvements should be ongoing throughout the school year. "There's so much research out there stating that exercise gets fresh oxygen to the brain and also can help your day start off well". Read More »

Crime Trackers: Las Vegas shooter had ties to Tucson

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The police found 23 weapons in Stephen's hotel room, including automatic weapons. "I'm a little. I got this headache right now, strangely enough". When news broke out about the shooting, in fact, the Clark County sheriff who heads police in Las Vegas himself refused to call Paddock a terrorist and instead called him a "lone-wolf-type actor". Read More »

Las Vegas shooting spotlights 2 new gun bills

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If you want to buy a grandfathered machine gun, you need permission from local law enforcement, you have to pay $200, plus you must submit fingerprints and photos to the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Trump would not say whether he thought the shooting was an act of domestic terrorism, but he called the gunman a "very, very sick individual". President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand with Vice President Mike Pence, his wife Karen, and members ... Read More »

2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Opened Oct. 1

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Then you can decide after you find out what you received. The FAFSA takes the average student around 25 minutes to fill out, according to the U.S. Department of Education's federal student aid website. But the message is just as important for returning college students. Prior-prior (from two years ago) year information is used so students can receive an estimate of aid eligibility without waiting for tax season to apply. Read More »

Making a Murderer's Steven Avery has been denied a new trial

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Avery is now serving a life sentence with no chance of parole for the 2005 rape and murder of Teresa Halbach. "We remain optimistic that Mr. Avery's conviction will be vacated", she said. This is not the last step in the justice process for Avery. Avery, 55, was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree intentional homicide in the 2005 death of Halbach, a 25-year-old photographer. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter wired $100000 to Philippines last week

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It is unknown who the money was meant for, but Paddock's live-in girlfriend, Marilou Danley , was in the Philippines last week, authorities say. A law enforcement official says the girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter has arrived in the US and was met by federal agents at the airport. Read More »

Fans excited as Kendrick Lamar announces tour

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The run of shows kicks off at Manchester Arena on Friday 9 Feb, taking in Glasgow's SSE Hydro on Sun 11 Feb and two night's at London's O2 on Monday 12 Feb and Tue 13 February. That performance was off the back of his To Pimp A Butterfly album which peaked at number six in the Irish charts. It's one of my favorite rhythms and tempos within the album. Read More »

In rare official appearance, Oman's ruler meets Iranian minister

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Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister, has met Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani for talks on relations and strengthening "cooperation" between the two countries after nearly four months of a blockade against Qatar. Tuesday's visit was notable as it was Zarif's first since Qatar's political isolation began on June 5. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made an appeal for greater regional cooperation on Tuesday after returning to Tehran from a two-day visit to ... Read More »

Tillerson Called Trump 'Moron,' Threatened to Resign Until Pence Intervened

Tillerson reportedly snapped in a July 20 meeting, referring to Trump as a "moron" in front of members of Trump's national security team and cabinet officials. Hammond denied that Tillerson considered quitting or called Trump a moron, and he denied knowledge of what the secretary and Pence discussed. When asked to comment about Trump's remarks on the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Va.in August, the secretary of State told Fox News's Chris Wallace that the president "speaks ... Read More »

'Too early' to discuss gun control

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The US President will visit Las Vegas on Wednesday. The police said dozens of rifles had been recovered from the scene of the Las Vegas shooting. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi invoked the June shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise to oppose the bill last week, saying, "If you can hear (a gunshot) you can run" away. Read More »

Orlando will hold vigil tonight for Las Vegas shooting victims

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The violence at Pulse claimed 49 lives and was the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history - until Sunday, when a gunman opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas. "So if you know a Pulse survivor or family member of those who were lost, do check in on them". The temporary facility was replaced by the Orlando United Assistance Center , which is still open and serving Pulse survivors. Read More »

Here's the funniest reactions to Theresa May's Tory Conference speech

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The prime minister stopped her speech as officials surrounded the man and escorted him from the hall, while he continued to shout protest words. After starting relatively smoothly, the speech was quickly derailed by comedian Simon Brodkin , who made his way on stage to hand Theresa May with a mock P45. Read More »

F1: Vijay Mallya faces new money-laundering charges

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This was the second time that the same incident in 2017; earlier on April 18, he was arrested and released by the British police. EMBATTLED liquor baron Vijay Mallya was re-arrested on Tuesday in a money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) of India before being released on a 650,000 pounds bail by a court here. Read More »

Tropical development could impact Gulf Coast this weekend

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The storm would be named Nate if it does form, AccuWeather reported . The National Hurricane Center gives this a high chance for development over the next 5 days. Significant development is not expected over the next 48 hours because of strong upper level winds, the forecast says. However, a new tropical storm may be brewing. Read More »

Gerard Pique insists he will not quit Spain duty over fan abuse

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Despite being leading figures for arch-rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively, the Pique-Ramos partnership has largely served Spain well. "We're sorry because we came here to play football, I didn't come here to talk about anybody's life, Koke's or mine, we came here to play football". Read More »

World's largest gun show will go on as planned in Las Vegas

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However, what you won't find is a list of steps Congress should take to adequately rectify what he views as one of the most pressing issues in the US: not enough gun control . President Donald Trump denounced what he called "an act of pure evil " and said he would visit Las Vegas on Wednesday. Appalled by the senseless loss of life in Las Vegas. Read More »

Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded for cryo-electron microscopy

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Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson have thereby received a £825,000 prize for developing an effective method for generating 3D images of life-building structures. Now 75, he discovered in the 1980s how to cool water so quickly that it solidifies in liquid form around a biological sample, allowing the molecules to retain their natural shape even in a vacuum. Read More »

Iran, Turkey to stop Israel from hatching new plot in ME

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During a meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, General Hulusi Akar, visiting the capital, the Iranian leader confirmed his support for the Iraqi and Syrian governments fighting terrorism. Baqeri meanwhile said that he discussed with the Turkish official common threats that their two countries are facing. Erdogan said the roadmap that Turkey and Iran will follow in response to the controversial referendum and other regional developments will take shape after his ... Read More »

Mark Cuban 'Considering' Run For President

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The Chad Hasty Show airs weekdays 8:30-11am on News/Talk 95.1 FM and 790 AM KFYO in Lubbock, TX. When Sellers asked Cuban if he would be willing to campaign against Republicans during the 2018 midterm elections, Cuban said, "Probably not". Read More »