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Texas Gov. Abbott grants clemency hours before scheduled execution

Texas Gov. Abbott grants clemency hours before scheduled execution

Death row inmates and former prison guards also sent letters to the parole board, attesting to Whitaker's good character, saying he was a model prisoner and helped other inmates on death row, accordin...

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Ivanka, N Korea general to attend Olympic closing

She is scheduled to dine with Moon on Friday and will watch some Olympic events in Pyeongchang before attending the closing ceremony. Kim Yo-jong came close to brushing shoulders with United State...

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Florida Shooting Survivor Says CNN Town Hall 'All Scripted,' Network Denies

Florida Shooting Survivor Says CNN Town Hall 'All Scripted,' Network Denies

When Carlson asked if he believes other students' town hall questions were reworded, Haab said "absolutely". CNN refuted Haab's claim Thursday morning. The statement also said Haab would be ...

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Olympics Predictions: Will USA beat Canada in Women's Hockey? 2/21/18

Team USA players wait on the bench during the third period in their game against Canada during the preliminary round match at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 15, 2018. The U.S....

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Nigerian state apologizes over false information on abducted school girls

Nigerian state apologizes over false information on abducted school girls

European Union said this in a statement released in reacting to the recent kidnap of schoolgirls at a school in Yobe State Northeastern Nigeria by the Boko Haram sect. The Yobe State Government has no...

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State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption case

State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption case

And with many former Netanyahu aides and advisers having been subjected to police questioning, his political bedfellows seem increasingly reticent about defending him. Along with the developments in t...

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Trump says he's thinking about pulling ICE from California

Trump says he's thinking about pulling ICE from California

President Trump remains opposed to an assault weapon ban as he considers steps to prevent gun violence in schools, the White House said Thursday. "All I'd have to do is say 'ICE and border patrol, l...

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Bahrain court sentences human rights activist to 5 years in jail

Bahrain court sentences human rights activist to 5 years in jail

He has served multiple stints in prison since 2012, all linked to his role in the protests. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights said Rajab was convicted on Wednesday for "disseminating false rum...

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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests

It's unlikely the election will be anything but a victory lap for President Vladimir Putin, who has held power in Russian Federation for 18 years and claims approval ratings north of 80 percent. He sa...

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Conor McGregor Says He's Fighting Again

Conor McGregor Says He's Fighting Again

There is still a ton of uncertainty surrounding Conor McGregor's next fight. "I'd like to see Conor fight the victor", White admitted. "When Max pulled out, I told the UFC , we'll fight Conor...

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Flooding possible for much of IL this week

Flooding possible for much of IL this week

At Moundsville, flood stage is considered 37 feet. The National Weather Service expects the river - which at 5 a.m. was at 10.3 feet in Waterville - to rise above the 11-foot flood stage there by W...

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No, for cripes sake, the Florida students aren't

No, for cripes sake, the Florida students aren't "crisis actors"

A student cries as she hugs friends before the start of a vigil at the Parkland Baptist Church, for the victims of last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . Some cite a previou...

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North Korea Backed Out Of Meeting With Pence At Olympics, Administration Says

North Korea Backed Out Of Meeting With Pence At Olympics, Administration Says

He urged North Korea in the speech to a Security Council meeting on the U.N. Charter's role in maintaining peace to abide by U.N. resolutions, which have imposed increasingly tough sanctions t...

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Cong asks AAP to tender apology from Delhi chief secretary

Cong asks AAP to tender apology from Delhi chief secretary

He said that even the during the first six years in office in Delhi between 1998 and 2004, when the Bharatiya Janata Party was in power at Centre, the Congress too did not get officials as per t...

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Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal

Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal

A confidential report by the International Atomic Energy Agency, which was seen by Reuters , shows that Iran is upholding the 2015 nuclear deal. The report comes four months ahead of a deadline s...

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Ariana Grande approved of Liam Gallagher's Manchester tribute at the BRITs

Ariana Grande approved of Liam Gallagher's Manchester tribute at the BRITs

The 24-year-old was rumoured to be singing a moving tribute to the Manchester terror attack victims who were tragically killed at her concert last year. The former Oasis turned solo star was nominat...

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President Trump Holds Listening Session With Students, Parents Affected by Mass Shootings

President Trump Holds Listening Session With Students, Parents Affected by Mass Shootings

A bipartisan legislative effort to ban bump stocks previous year fizzled out. The president's statement comes as shooting survivors and other young people press for more gun control in a rising ...

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Vonn has lead after downhill in Alpine combined

Vonn has lead after downhill in Alpine combined

It was enough to keep Vonn just out of reach when she raced two spots later. Shiffrin departs South Korea with two medals after she won gold in giant slalom and despite wild pre-Olympic prediction...

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Donald Trump's solution to stop school shootings: Give guns to teachers

Donald Trump's solution to stop school shootings: Give guns to teachers

However, it's not clear that teachers would be able to bring them into the schools. The attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , where 17 students and educators were ...

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Ice Hockey: Gold medal battle royal awaits US, Canadian women

Entering the final week of the 2018 Winter Games , Norway and Germany are leading the gold medal race, with 11 each. My family are solid, wholesome people and I love my country and I love competing f...

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Meghan Markle targeted in anthrax scare

Meghan Markle targeted in anthrax scare

TV legal drama " Suits ". Due to security measures already in place, the letter did not reach the couple, though they were informed of the situation. Terror cops were called in after the letter was ...

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Norway holds advantage in medals table as records tumble in Pyeongyang

Norway holds advantage in medals table as records tumble in Pyeongyang

Before they pointed their skis down the mountain, Italy's Sofia Goggia, Vonn's friend and No. 1 rival in the Olympic downhill, was asked who she - Goggia - thought was the favorite. "She knows how t...

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US Women's Hockey Team Faces Canada In Gold Medal Final

US Women's Hockey Team Faces Canada In Gold Medal Final

We'll update this post with news from Gangneung Hockey Arena. The Americans advanced with a 5-0 victory over Finland. Jennifer Wakefield led Canada with two goals. The gold medal game will also fe...

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Israeli intelligence 'foiled' ISIS bombing of Australian flight

Israeli intelligence 'foiled' ISIS bombing of Australian flight

The Israeli army also said Wednesday that it had prevented a recent attempt by Iran to conduct a cyberattack against Israeli public and private targets, The Times of Israel reported . Four men were...

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The True Prayer for Mass Shooting Victims Is Real Reform

Whomever you are praying to is not answering your prayers. How can students and teachers can be productive when burdened by fears of a shooting in their own schools? There are a number of state lo...

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