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EU Rejects US Treasury Concerns Over Tax Probe Bias

The EU Commission is investigating tax deals USA firms have created with EU member states. The US Treasury also noted that Brussels was using a different set of criteria to judge cases involving US conglomerates, adding that potential penalties are...

President tours EBR neighborhood devastated by flood

I am of the view that, if he was really interested in the welfare of the people of Louisiana, he would have been there when they needed him most. "We are going to continue to support and help you until we get folks back in homes and lies are rebuil...

Touring flooding, Trump moves ahead with campaign turnaround

Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, called Gov. John Bel Edwards, a fellow Democrat, yesterday to offer her support. "I fully recognize that outreach to the African-American community is an area where the Republican Party must do better". That brings the cam...

Com to shut down next week

A three-week trial ended with the jury opinion in the favour of the former wrestler and ordering Gawker to pay $115m in damages and $25m in punitive damage. Gawker .com started as a site focused on NY media gossip and then evolved to politics with ...

Darren Sharper Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Rape

Sharper previously pleaded guilty and no-contest to raping - or attempting to rape -women between August 31, 2013, and January 15, 2014. She sentenced Sharper on Thursday to 18 years and four months, and a $20,000 fine. Sharper and his friend Brando...

Gov. Walker: National Guard Available if Milwaukee Authorities Request Help

He said the guard would "aid local law enforcement upon request". The dead man was identified by his mother as Sylville Smith, 23. Chief Flynn said the video from the officer's body camera showed Smith turning toward the officer with a gun in his...

Florida shrinks Zika target area, but adds 3 more cases

They're activities he says are consistent with the recommendations from the Florida Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). Up until recently, domestic cases had been entirely travel-related, but the Florida Depar...

Ex-University of Colorado student's sex assault sentence questioned

Under Colorado law , Wilkerson faced a possible state prison sentence ranging from eight years to life. On March 15, 2014, Austin James Wilkerson took it upon himself to look after a half-conscious girl who'd been drinking at a St. "Worst of all ...

Bad Boys 3 release date pushed back

According to Entertainment Weekly , the third film now also has a targeted January 12, 2018 , release after being shifted twice by Sony Pictures on two 2017 dates. The first Bad Boys pic hit theaters in 1995, followed by a sequel in 2003. Joe C...

Muslim woman sues CPD for alleged discrimination

Her suit claims police removed her hijab and niqab, exposed her stomach, and later took photos of her in her undergarments, per NBC Chicago . A press release from CAIR-Chicago indicates the arrest happened during Ramadan, when Al Matar was "tr...

No surge pricing by Ola, Uber from August 22: Delhi High Court

The Delhi government is planning to impose a fare restriction on app-based cab aggregators including Ola and Uber. According to the prescribed rates, fare for Economy Radio Taxi is Rs 12.50 per km, while it is Rs 14 per km for non-AC black and yell...

Strickland Apologizes for Remark About Scalia's Death

Nearly immediately, Strickland was criticized for making light of a legal icon and released an apology Wednesday saying,"That was an insensitive remark, and I apologize ". Portman recently received the endorsements of the United Mine Workers, th...

Family of Muslim teen arrested over clock files lawsuit

He was later released to his parents and not charged, although his school suspended him for three days. After news of his arrest emerged, supporters of Mohamed were legion. They announced the lawsuit against the city of Irving, Irving Independent S...

Cincinnati, Ohio sees fourth officer-involved fatal shooting this year

Sunday. "This was a vicious, violent attack on the officer", police Chief Eliot Isaac said. Police said the slain man, Jawari Porter, was suspected of robbing a Cincinnati grocery store 20 minutes earlier, holding a knife on a security guard.

Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination

The convention provided hours of glowing tributes, including deeply personal testimonials from her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and former boss, President Barack Obama - tributes the party hopes will help her build trust among a skeptica...

Dutch cyclist in intensive care with three spinal fractures after horror crash

The climbing specialist shattered most of the field on the hard climb of Vista Chinesa, then stayed upright when van Vleuten crashed on the same ruthless downhill that claimed the leaders Vincenzo Nibali and Sergio Henao and allowed Greg van Avermaet...

Trump calls crying baby he booted from rally the next Pavarotti

When it began to cry, Trump said, "Don't worry about that baby, I love babies". 'Beautiful baby, if you take her out, that's not so bad.' That was it. Everyone's having fun, we're smiling, I'm waving. What is stunning is that the Republican nominee...

Trump declines to endorse Ryan, McCain in GOP primaries

Trump has been widely criticized for his reaction to the DNC speech by Khizr Khan, the father of the fallen soldier who questioned what sacrifices Trump had made for his country and accused him of not reading the Constitution. "I can not emphasize en...

All remaining charges dropped over Freddie Gray death

Often prosecutors have been able to settle out of court by paying victims' families due to mistreatment. Marilyn Mosby spoke so forcefully when she announced the charges against the officers that defense attorneys argued she should recuse herself f...

Star Trek Beyond Wins Weekend Box Office

Warner Bros's low budget horror feature Lights Out beat estimates that ranged from US$14.5 million at BoxOfficePro to US$17.6 million at Hollywood Stock Exchange. On Rotten Tomatoes , the Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto starring film now has an 83 p...

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Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the ...

Springfield Honors Fallen at Peace Officers Memorial

Every year since 1982, members of the US law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on Peace Officer's Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.to mourn the fallen...

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

In addition to being healthy, Davis was known among friends and classmates for advocating against using drugs and alcohol, Watts said. " He didn't do any of that ". Another team f...

Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Trump's daring decision to oust Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation that ultimately led to his downfall. Mr. Cl...

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be fun...

Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

He said non-essential employees were asked to stay home Wednesday while crews prepare to fill in the collapsed portion of the tunnel. The U.S. Department of Energy's Mark Heeter ...

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

South Korea is not willing to sacrifice itself for United States global domination, and that is true also for Asia, where the Philippines and other countries like Thailand are cal...

Levee breaks in Arkansas as record flooding continues to plague the region

Water had begun to spill over the top of the levee on Tuesday and it breached on Wednesday. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundat...

'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules

Guzman's lawyers also sought more freedom to communicate with people in order to plan his defense, including his wife and potential witnesses. The judge did, however, rule that G...

7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

The witness said the gunman initially shot back at the officers, and three officers shot him to bring him down. One of the women died at the hospital. Rikky Galiendes, 27, heard ...

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Trump's Deputy Assistant to leave White House

The Times report said that Gorka will "likely" be moved to a role outside the White House but still be part of the administration. A senior official told the outlet that he w...

Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Asked about Orrick's ruling Wednesday, Trump averred that he is "never surprised by the 9th Circuit", reinforcing an early morning tweet in which he declared that it "has a bad ...

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Authorities sweep Hawkins Middle School after reports of a possible shooter emerged Wednesday morning. His connection to the Hawkins Middle School incident remains unclear. Mason C...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Friends and family are gently interacting with and approaching her as she copes with the aftermath of her ordeal, her sister told a CNN affiliate. "The first thing I did was just...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

In remarks delivered after signing an executive order to clamp down on steel dumping, Trump promised action on the files within the next two weeks, and took a swipe at Canada's sup...