• Cavs ride LeBron's hot start to Game 2 win over Pacers
Cavs ride LeBron's hot start to Game 2 win over Pacers

Of course, LeBron James was not anxious, but Cavs head coach Ty Lue did say in the lead-up to Game 2 that the team needed their star to be more aggressive than he was in Game 1, and " set the tone early ". Offense was a major struggle for the Cavs in Game 1. In Game 1, he scored just 24 points the entire game. Just five minutes into the game, and t...

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  • Former nanny found guilty of murdering two children in US
Former nanny found guilty of murdering two children in US

Ortega was charged with two counts each of first- and second-degree murder, punishable by a maximum sentence of life in prison. Their mother had returned home from swimming lessons with their 3-year-old sister, only to find the two dead in a bathtub.

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  • Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power outage
Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power outage

San Juan mayor lamented that the failure brought the island back to September 20, 2017, after Hurricane Maria wiped out the island's electric infrastructure, and U.S. Angel Figueroa, president of the power workers' union, told reporters that workers were investigating why a backup breaker at a main power station in the island's southern region di...

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  • Folau escapes sanction over controversial comments
Folau escapes sanction over controversial comments

Weber had earlier tweeted his disgust at Folau's comments, saying it's "kinda sick" that players stayed quiet on the issue. He also slammed Folau's public stance on homosexuality. Comments that cause further harm can not be tolerated. Folau has said his faith is more important than his job. "To anyone, young Maori/Pasifika people especially, ...

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  • Trump denies firing Comey over Russian Federation probe
Trump denies firing Comey over Russian Federation probe

Anthony Weiner, whose wife, Huma Abedin, was a longtime Clinton adviser. "After tonight, I hope people know more about what James Comey has been thinking and feeling since that day", he said. "I had to have my book reviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to make sure it didn't contain classified information or sensitive investigative ...

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  • Trump Says Mueller, Rosenstein 'Still Here' and Blasts Probe
Trump Says Mueller, Rosenstein 'Still Here' and Blasts Probe

So, we want to get the investigation over with, done with", said Trump. Trump also called the Mueller probe a "hoax" cooked up by Democrats to cover for their embarrassing election loss at least twice, and noted that Democrats had a tremendous built-in advantage in the Electoral College.

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  • Gun group lauds bump stock company shutdown
Gun group lauds bump stock company shutdown

The company came under intense scrutiny after a Las Vegas gunman killed 58 people and injured hundreds more at a country music festival while using bump stocks. This is the first time the company, based in Moran, Texas , has said it was shutting down its website . The move comes after the Justice Department proposed rule changes last mo...

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  • Corbyn calls on MPs to take back control over Syria air strikes
Corbyn calls on MPs to take back control over Syria air strikes

Instead, they should be put to a vote in Parliament. Emma Dent Coad, Labour MP for Kensington, was among the protesters slamming Britain's airstrikes as she told RT: "I think she made a huge mistake, we should have discussed this in Parliament but more than anything we should have waited for the results from the Organization for the Prohibition o...

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  • Hurst Home Explodes in Fiery Burst Just as Officers Arrive on Scene
Hurst Home Explodes in Fiery Burst Just as Officers Arrive on Scene

The blast happened near Dallas, Texas on April 7 after officials say the brakes of the vehicle failed as the driver lost control and hit a gas line. The crash apparently ruptured a gas line. A woman suffered burns to almost half her body. "They're both strong. They've done a lot in their lives", said Shirey. "Excellent job by Officer Hiser, Cor...

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  • China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait
China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

Chinese media had previously called the drill a "check" on Taiwanese independence. Taiwan cancelled a previously scheduled artillery drill, although this decision might have been made because the exercises concluded ahead of schedule. The American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto United States embassy, is opening a new office complex in Taipei t...

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  • Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL) Received Average Recommendation of
Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL) Received Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

It has underperformed by 36.00% the S&P500. The company's quarterly revenue was up 31.3% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Enable Midstream Partners will post 0.93 EPS for the current fiscal year. Profund Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.05% in Waste Management, Inc. Trust Co Of Vermont increased Honeywe...

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  • Memphis loses $250000 in Tennessee payback bill for removing Confederates statues
Memphis loses $250000 in Tennessee payback bill for removing Confederates statues

The lone dissenting vote was from a Memphis Democrat , Sen. Initially, Memphis was denied a waiver by the state Historical Commission to remove the statues. "If you recall, back in December, Memphis did something that removed historical markers in the city". Democrats expressed sentiments of shame and disgust at their colleagues' cruel retalia...

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  • Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform
Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends at the annual congress of the German Federal Association of Expellees (Bund der Vertriebenen) in Berlin , Germany, April 17, 2018. Macron was elected for French president a year ago with the promise of a comprehensive European Union reform. Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says the rights of Germany's ...

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  • Mecca Masjid Blast Verdict: Amit Shah demands apology from Congress
Mecca Masjid Blast Verdict: Amit Shah demands apology from Congress

He added that the transcript shows the mindset of Mr Gandhi towards Hindus who have been always taken for granted by the Congress . "Rahulji, Terror has no religion. "As far as the Prime Minister speaking in the Lok Sabha is considered, Rahul Gandhi will not be able to compete with him", state BJP general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.

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  • Weather this weekend in Upstate NY: Slowly improving with sunshine, warmer temperatures
Weather this weekend in Upstate NY: Slowly improving with sunshine, warmer temperatures

High pressure will take control of the weather across Upstate New York this weekend , resulting in sunny skies and some improvement in the temperatures. Friday and Saturday mornings will be quite cool with lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s. A couple clouds will dot otherwise sunny skies. Cool morning lows in the teens and low 20s are like...

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  • Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site
Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site

Now, the same intelligence is stating they are unsure that the highly toxic chemical compound was ever used. Those facts might point to one side or another, but the OPCW can not make any official conclusion about who the perpetrators were, at Douma or elsewhere.

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  • Massive power outage hits Puerto Rico
Massive power outage hits Puerto Rico

The agency said priority would be given to hospitals and t around 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, PREPA announced that several hospitals, including the cardiovascular center, the San Pablo hospital, the pediatric medical center and El Maestro hospital had power back.

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  • NY to Restore Voting Rights to Thousands of Ex-Felons
NY to Restore Voting Rights to Thousands of Ex-Felons

Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday he will sign an executive order allowing parolees to vote . Cuomo made the announcement at the annual convention of Rev. ME and Vermont already allow people to vote from prison. Donna Lieberman, the group's executive director, called it an "important step to strengthen our democracy".

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  • Cruz, O'Rourke race neck and neck
Cruz, O'Rourke race neck and neck

Democrats are counting on Trump's low approval ratings, historical trends and a raft of Republican retirements to make a bid for control of the House. He was rated favorably by 46 and unfavorably by 44 percent. On top of that, in the state's March primary Cruz won double the number of votes O'Rourke did, a sign that the congressman still has a long...

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  • Avengers: Infinity War reportedly starts with a major character's death
Avengers: Infinity War reportedly starts with a major character's death

Infinity War didn't already have a cast loaded with more talent than you could shake an Infinity Gauntlet at, they've just stacked the deck with more star-power. For those unfamiliar with that reference, in the books once the Mad Titan gets his hands on all of the Infinity Stones , he snaps his fingers and half of earth's population dies in a...

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  • California City REJECTS 'Sanctuary' Nightmare — WEST COAST REVOLT
California City REJECTS 'Sanctuary' Nightmare — WEST COAST REVOLT

The region of 3 million residents that borders Mexico joins neighboring Orange County and at least nine other Orange County cities that have passed anti-sanctuary resolutions or voted to support the lawsuit filed last month by President Donald Trump's administration.

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  • President Trump Plans Trip to MI
President Trump Plans Trip to MI

Not only did the President and first lady not attend the annual dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, numerous news outlets that held glamorous after-parties ditched DC as well. This will be Trump's 11th rally in MI and his fifth rally in the Detroit area since he first began his race for presidency in June 2015. Instead the President will visit...

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  • Drug Overdose Deaths Benefit Organ Transplant Patients
Drug Overdose Deaths Benefit Organ Transplant Patients

According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, a "record number of donor organs were recovered and transplants occurred for each of the four most common organs transplanted - kidney, liver, heart and lung" - in 2017. While overdose-death donors increased by 17 percent every year, donations from people who had died in traumatic inju...

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  • Pompeo nomination runs into more US Senate Democrat opposition
Pompeo nomination runs into more US Senate Democrat opposition

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said Monday he planned to hold the committee vote on Pompeo's nomination next week, with a floor vote possible the week after that. "We'll see", said the committee's chairman, Sen. It also could take no action. Pompeo is having a tougher path as the nominee for secretary of state over ...

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  • Nugget of Knowledge: Tax day
Nugget of Knowledge: Tax day

The White House did not disclose why Trump needed more time to prepare his returns. The day, as defined by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation, "represents how long into the year Americans work before they have earned enough money to pay all federal, state, and local taxes for the year".

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