• Documentary Suggests Amelia Earhart Survived Crash
Documentary Suggests Amelia Earhart Survived Crash

National Archives is evidence that Amelia Earhart and her co-pilot Fred Noonan were in Japan after their mysterious disappearance . The Japanese government stated that they have no record of Earhart ever being a prisoner. She sits near a standing man who looks like Noonan, especially his hairline. The picture is labeled "Jaluit Atoll", wh...

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  • Fed Worried About Risks Posed by Its Loose Policy, Minutes Show
Fed Worried About Risks Posed by Its Loose Policy, Minutes Show

Any profit the Fed has at the end of the year must be sent to the U.S. Treasury. "Members agreed that, in determining the timing and size of future adjustments to the target range for the federal funds rate, the Committee would assess realized and expected economic conditions relative to its objectives of maximum employment and 2 percent inflatio...

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  • Fourth consecutive win for India in Women's World Cup
Fourth consecutive win for India in Women's World Cup

In their last encounter against traditional rivals Pakistan, Indian eves produced a special bowling performance to register a comprehensive 95-run win. The match will start at 3 PM IST (Wednesday afternoon). India's Sushma Verma bats against Pakistan during the ICC Women's World Cup at the Derby County Ground on Sunday.

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  • US Soldier Killed in Afghanistan, Bringing 2017 Combat Deaths to Seven
US Soldier Killed in Afghanistan, Bringing 2017 Combat Deaths to Seven

The Department of Defense has identified an American service member killed by indirect fire in Afghanistan's Helmand Province on July 3 as 19-year-old Army Pfc. Hansen B. Kirkpatrick, 19, of Wasilla, Ala. The battalion deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan earlier this year for a "train, advise, and assist mission", an effort to continue ...

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  • China's Xi singles out Germany as global ally in op-ed
China's Xi singles out Germany as global ally in op-ed

A little over one month ago, Trump said the United States was withdrawing from an worldwide agreement aimed at reducing global carbon emissions that are blamed for climate change . "The president said that he looks forward to helping Chancellor Merkel make the Summit a success", the White House said of Monday's call. 'It's not only going to be a...

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  • Bill Nelson hosting health care roundtable in Tampa
Bill Nelson hosting health care roundtable in Tampa

Short says the Congressional Budget Office has two versions of the bill to score. Sen. "I really think the Senate's approach - certainly in the House - of not simply repealing but to start to put into place the elements that can make health care affordable, that's what the president set out to do", Brady said in an interview on C-SPAN's "News...

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  • Trump 'wrestles' with CNN
Trump 'wrestles' with CNN

CNN responded on Sunday, tweeting a quote from Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , reading, "The President in no way form or fashion has ever promoted or encouraged violence". Trump has repeatedly expressed disdain for the media, calling it "the enemy of the American people" and frequently referring to mainstream news organ...

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  • Qatar defiant as deadline nears to resolve Gulf rift
Qatar defiant as deadline nears to resolve Gulf rift

The UAE's state minister for foreign affairs calls Qatar "the main champion of extremism and terrorism in the region". Qatar's foreign minister is expected to meet Kuwaiti emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah later on Monday to give him Doha's response, state media reported.

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  • Bond Connect racks up debut trading volume of 7.05b yuan
Bond Connect racks up debut trading volume of 7.05b yuan

Taiwanese jets scrambled to shadow a Chinese aircraft carrier passing through narrow waters between the two countries en route to Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of the former British colony's return to China , Taiwain's defence ministry said on Sunday.

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  • White House gender pay gap has doubled under Donald Trump
White House gender pay gap has doubled under Donald Trump

The White House has been required to report the salaries and staff titles to Congress every year since 1995. The report also found that the top salary for permanent employees at the White House is $179,000 - and that there are only six women out of 22 earning that much.

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  • Trump praises veterans and lashes out at media at Kennedy Center event
Trump praises veterans and lashes out at media at Kennedy Center event

Robert Jeffress . Trump delivered a speech honoring veterans and vowing to defend religious freedom at the Celebrate Freedom Rally in Washington. "The dishonest media will never keep us from accomplishing our objectives on behalf of our great American people, will never happen".

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  • Emmanuel Macron vows to 'eradicate' Mali kidnappers of Sophie Petronin
Emmanuel Macron vows to 'eradicate' Mali kidnappers of Sophie Petronin

But Macron said Paris had no plans to withdraw them. Leaders of the G5 Sahel bloc - Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger and Chad - were expected to launch a new multi-national force at the meeting. "This force is going to cost $300-400 million (262-350 million euros) at the very least", he said. Al-Qaeda's Mali branch, meanwhile, offered a re...

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  • Assembly passes resolution to reserve 85% seats for Delhi students
Assembly passes resolution to reserve 85% seats for Delhi students

Therefore, to end the shortage of such institutions, "we would like to open a university which is authorised to affiliate colleges which can be only done by amending sub-section two of section five of the Delhi University Act, 1922". And it is our responsibility to safeguard the interest of Delhi students. The Delhi Assembly on Thursday condemn...

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  • Man Turns Himself in for Roadrage Killing of Teen in Pennsylvania
Man Turns Himself in for Roadrage Killing of Teen in Pennsylvania

But the officers who responded to the crash soon determined that the teen had been shot in the head, police said. " This was a senseless and brutal act of violence ", said Hogan, according to the outlet. The truck was registered to the suspect, and it was brought to Chester County for further checking. Roberson recently graduated from Rustin High...

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  • No state budget after shutdown's first day
No state budget after shutdown's first day

The state lottery and NJ Transit also remain in operation, the website reported . The term-limited, unpopular governor blames the shutdown on Prieto, who continues to hold open a vote on the Assembly floor on the $34.7 billion budget that remains deadlocked with 27 yes votes, shy of the 41 needed to succeed.

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  • Raptors retain Ibaka with three-year $65M pact
Raptors retain Ibaka with three-year $65M pact

The Toronto Raptors and Serge Ibaka have agreed to terms on a three-year, $65 million deal that will keep the free-agent big man north of the border, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Re-signing Ibaka and Lowry suggests Toronto will be back in the hunt for a top-four seed in the Eastern Conference next season. "So whether he is or not, ...

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  • Chinese scholar believed dead; man charged with kidnapping
Chinese scholar believed dead; man charged with kidnapping

Brendt Christensen was brought in for an interview and allegedly admitted to driving around the UI campus when he saw Zhang on the street and offered her a ride, she got in the vehicle. Video from nearby cameras showed Zhang , on her way to sign a lease for an apartment, trying unsuccessfully to flag down another bus. There are more than 300,0...

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  • It's not easy making America great again, is it?
It's not easy making America great again, is it?

On Friday , Trump called for the immediate repeal of the Affordable Care Act and replacing it later with another health care plan if Republican senators are unable to pass their bill. Doing otherwise would invite accusations that Republicans were simply tossing people off coverage and would roil insurance markets by raising the question of whether,...

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  • Louisville Mayor says city lost two conventions because of California travel ban
Louisville Mayor says city lost two conventions because of California travel ban

In fact, there is a request for a legal opinion as to whether a public university's travel would be subject to the ban. In response to the ban, Abbott's spokesman, John Wittman, issued a statement , saying, "California may be able to stop their state employees, but they can't stop all the businesses that are fleeing over taxation and regulatio...

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  • Theatres in Tamil Nadu closed
Theatres in Tamil Nadu closed

The theatre owners are claiming that the lack of clarity on the pricing of movie tickets under the GST regime which began on Saturday is the reason of the sudden strike. The Finance Minister said that the State would be organising a number of awareness programmes regarding GST, which would be held in all districts and zonal regions.

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  • NWS warns of slight risk for severe weather this afternoon
NWS warns of slight risk for severe weather this afternoon

Storms are expected to dissipate as they move south into the I-20 corridor of Texas/Louisiana overnight and not carry a severe weather threat to these areas. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday and Wednesday. Thunderstorms will be possible Saturday as a cold front slowly pushes through the region.

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  • Showers and Thunderstorms Staying Through the Weekend
Showers and Thunderstorms Staying Through the Weekend

The heat and humidity will increase with the upper 80s likely in the Quad Cities. Friday looks to be a drier and warmer day with partly sunny skies and temperatures climbing back into the upper 80s. This is the show all about weather featuring many familiar voices, including meteorologists at ABC 33/40 . High 83F. Low 63F. Tuesday (the 4th of...

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  • Florida Beats LSU 6-1 to Win College World Series
Florida Beats LSU 6-1 to Win College World Series

Florida's consistent trolling of LSU, though, does not come merely because it beat the Tigers but because of the events that led up to the game. The Gators were swept in their previous appearances, by SC in 2011 and by Texas in 2005. Zach Humphreys greeted Byrne with a base hit, but the star closer struck out Evan Skoug and got Cam Warner to ...

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  • Trump tweets he's sending in federal help for Chicago's gun 'epidemic'
Trump tweets he's sending in federal help for Chicago's gun 'epidemic'

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, it was confirmed on Thursday that about 20 agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) have traveled to Chicago on a permanent basis to help stop the violence. Last year, after then-candidate Trump suggested the violence in Chicago could be stopped in days, Johnson said police...

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  • Bhutan accuses China of constructing road in its territory
Bhutan accuses China of constructing road in its territory

China's army edging toward this corridor constitutes a nightmare for Indian defence planners. This is perhaps the first time that the mountain country has sent out a strong message against Chinese incursions and claimed the area in question is a disputed one between Bhutan and China.

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  • Errant Fire From Syrian War Hits Northern Israel
Errant Fire From Syrian War Hits Northern Israel

The shell landed in an open area and no injuries were reported. The General Command of the Syrian Arab Armed Forces said the attack followed the government's thwarting of a wide-scale offensive on the area surrounding al-Baath city in the Quneitra countryside by the forces of "Nusra Front", an al-Qaida affiliate that has since rebranded itself as...

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  • What could deliver a single hot dog directly to your location?
What could deliver a single hot dog directly to your location?

Are drones the worst? Yes. That something is a four-rotor flying gadget in the shape of a hot dog that also delivers a bunned-up wiener into your waiting arms. "As the most iconic brand, we're going where other hot dogs can't", said Greg Guidotti, head of marketing at Oscar Meyer, in a release. Oscar Mayer is gearing up to celebrate the 4th o...

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  • First Warning Forecast: Tracking more heat and humidity
First Warning Forecast: Tracking more heat and humidity

A clear and mild start to the day with morning temperatures in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Upper 90s mid to late week and no chance for moisture so fire danger will be high. However, most of the day should be dry and many locations should get through the day without rain. Low around 67. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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  • Minnesota, other states, reject administration request for voter lists
Minnesota, other states, reject administration request for voter lists

Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, has been a high-profile advocate of tougher laws on immigration and voter identification. The president has alleged without any evidence that millions of "illegal" votes cost him the popular vote to Hillary Clinton , who topped him by almost 3 million votes.

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  • Tour de France 2017 prize money
Tour de France 2017 prize money

This year he has claimed two overall race wins and four stage triumphs, as well as second spot at the Criterium du Dauphine, making him a serious threat in the general classification. Aiming for that fourth victory has given me a lot of motivation. In this Tour, we are going to have to improvise. I do want to try and be up there with the guys who...

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