• Polls close in OH as elections in 5 states wrap up
Polls close in OH as elections in 5 states wrap up

By 9:20 p.m. eastern, with 66 percent of precincts reporting, Balderson took a slight lead over O'Connor, 50.3 percent to 49.0 percent. While provisional ballots were still outstanding, that's likely enough for him to avoid a recount. Outside Republican groups heavily outspent Democrats in the race by a more than five to one margin, hoping to blunt...

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  • German couple convicted of rape, online sale of young son
German couple convicted of rape, online sale of young son

The Freiburg state court ruled that the 39-year-old man must remain in preventive custody after serving his sentence. The boy, who was nine when the trial began in June, was repeatedly sexually abused by Spanish paedophile Javier Gonzalez Diaz.

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  • Here’s why the DSS DG, Daura was sacked
Here’s why the DSS DG, Daura was sacked

The Acting President also met with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris , whose officers have also been involved in questionable actions, most recently their invasion of the Benue State House of Assembly. This was announced by Laolu Akande , the spokesperson of the acting President, Prof. Osinbajo condemned the unauthorized standoff a...

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  • Largest wildfire in California history still growing
Largest wildfire in California history still growing

For example, the Mendocino Complex Fire is burning near the expansive Clear Lake. Denham has spoken out to the Trump administration against what he sees as state efforts to "push more fresh water out to the ocean", Carlin said . Fire crews from Australia and New Zealand have also flown over to share their expertise in battling bush fires. ...

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  • Rick Gates testified he and Paul Manafort knowingly committed crimes
Rick Gates testified he and Paul Manafort knowingly committed crimes

Gates walked into a packed courtroom a day after he calmly acknowledged having embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort and said the two had committed crimes together by stashing money in foreign bank accounts and falsifying bank loan documents.

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  • Saudi suspends flights to Canada ahead of Hajj
Saudi suspends flights to Canada ahead of Hajj

On Monday, Freeland doubled down on the position by saying Canadians expect their government's foreign policy to be guided by their values. In its first response to the row, the Canadian foreign ministry said: "we are seriously concerned by these media reports and are seeking greater clarity on the recent statement from the Kingdom of S...

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  • Karunanidhi health condition: Critical and unstable, says hospital bulletin
Karunanidhi health condition: Critical and unstable, says hospital bulletin

The mood outside the Kauvery Hospital turned hostile minutes after the goverment said in a statement that it was not possible to accommodate the wishes of the DMK . His popularity rivalled that of J. Jayalalithaa , another powerful leader from Tamil Nadu whose death sparked a huge outpouring of grief. Karunanidhi entered politics at the age...

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  • $250 mil superyacht at centre of 1MDB scandal sails to Malaysia
$250 mil superyacht at centre of 1MDB scandal sails to Malaysia

Malaysia's attorney-general welcomed the boat being turned over, and said that "sensitive and delicate negotiations" had taken place between Malaysia, Indonesia and the USA to ensure it happened. Najib set up 1MDB when he took power in 2009, but it accumulated billions in debts. Malaysian authorities are seeking to arrest Low Taek Jho, the financ...

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  • Austin Clay faces felony in Trump Hollywood star destruction
Austin Clay faces felony in Trump Hollywood star destruction

Donald Trump's presence on the Hollywood Walk of Fame could soon be a thing of the past, after plans to remove his star received significant backing. Trump's star has repeatedly been the target of vandalism and protests since the reality TV star's turn to politics, most recently last month. "The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a registered histori...

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  • Manager of Brooklyn nail salon explains how violent brawl broke out
Manager of Brooklyn nail salon explains how violent brawl broke out

The woman being hit is beaten on the back as she walks out of the salon. When Lin called police, the salon workers tried to keep the customers inside the salon. On Monday, protesters gathered outside the salon, encouraging neighborhood residents to boycott the business. One woman offered a few more details in an Instagram video : "We're out here t...

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  • Trump Says He Reinstated Sanctions Against Iran For 'World Peace'
Trump Says He Reinstated Sanctions Against Iran For 'World Peace'

U.S. officials insisted the American government stands with the people of Iran and supports many of their complaints against their own government. President TrumpDonald John TrumpLeBron James to produce documentary series "Shut Up and Dribble" for Showtime Rosie O'Donnell leads anti-Trump Broadway sing-along at the White House Study warns o...

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  • 1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Hamas-led Gaza protests
1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Hamas-led Gaza protests

His return to Gaza has been interpreted in Israeli and Palestinian media as "relevant to negotiations through third parties for a long-term agreement between Hamas and Israel". According to Al-Akhbar, Hamas's leadership, including its Shura Council, or parliament, is expected to convene a vote on the proposal over the weekend, which was brokered ...

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  • 'I thought it was a doll': Baby found floating in river dies
'I thought it was a doll': Baby found floating in river dies

The 8-month-old was unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the embankment on the edge of the East River near Dover Street and South Street under the Brooklyn Bridge. The baby was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The medical examiner will work to determine the boy's exact cause of death. No parent or guardian was present at the...

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  • Imran Khans party says hell be named Pakistan PM candidate on Monday
Imran Khans party says hell be named Pakistan PM candidate on Monday

A party can only form the government if it manages to clinch 172 seats in total. His counsel Babar Awan said that Imran Khan is now busy in General Election 2018 campaign and his appearance in person before the NAB somehow hard. However, its leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi would be nominated for Punjab Assembly speaker, the sources said. BNP ...

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  • A Russian helicopter has crashed in Siberia killing 18 oil workers
A Russian helicopter has crashed in Siberia killing 18 oil workers

Would you like to get published on Standard Media websites? After the collision Mi-8 helicopter skid around 2 kilometers then it collapsed and started burning. "The second take-off was performed with passengers who were workers on shifts at the oil station". The country's Investigative Committee said it opened a criminal investigation into the cr...

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  • 'Shut Up and Dribble' Showtime Docuseries Coming With LeBron
'Shut Up and Dribble' Showtime Docuseries Coming With LeBron

Time and AT&T's Religion of Sports series, will direct Shut Up And Dribble . " LeBron James is one of many competitors whose place in the spotlight has led not to silence but perspective", Nevins said , adding that the series "should bring their fans and fellow citizens to a higher level of discourse, rather than the dismissal satirized in ...

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  • SAFD sending crew to help battle deadly Carr Fire in California
SAFD sending crew to help battle deadly Carr Fire in California

Trump doubled down Monday, saying that California Gov. Though Trump's logic is sure to be questioned by hydrologists, the water diversion policies have always been a target of conservative farmers in the region, who argue that water should be stored for their use rather than flowing out to sea.

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  • Trump lawyer: If Mueller subpoenas president, case will go to Supreme Court
Trump lawyer: If Mueller subpoenas president, case will go to Supreme Court

Trump claimed that the meeting was "totally legal and done all the time in politics", adding that he had no knowledge about it at the time . "I did not know about it!" The Trump administration maintains they believed the objective of the meeting was to get intelligence on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton , however, they have since describ...

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  • Judge reaffirms ruling that DACA must resume
Judge reaffirms ruling that DACA must resume

In his April ruling Bates wrote that if the DHS fails to issue a memo that would prove that the program was unlawful and unconstitutional, as insisted by the government, " the Rescission Memo will be vacated in its entirety, and the original DACA program will be restored in full ".

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  • Union County deputies seek armed teen lemonade stand stickup
Union County deputies seek armed teen lemonade stand stickup

Shortly after the robbery police found a camouflage hat, a black BB handgun and stolen metal tin with no money in it, stashed in some nearby trees. Deputies believe the suspect left a bicycle in the brush for his getaway. The robbery has not dented the boy's entrepreneurial spirit - less than 24 hours after the robbery, he was reported to be back o...

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  • Rick Gates Testifies That He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort
Rick Gates Testifies That He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

Fox News reported that during his testimony in the federal trial against both men Monday, Gates answered "yes" when prosecutor Greg Andres asked him if he'd done crimes or been involved in criminal activity when working for Manafort. He has pleaded not guilt to all charges. Instead, prosecutors called a different witness named Paula Liss. The w...

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  • Meeting in Trump Tower Was to Get Information on Clinton
Meeting in Trump Tower Was to Get Information on Clinton

That new admission, however, is completely at odds with the statement Trump crafted for use in the July 2017 news story that first reported the Trump Tower meeting . It has always been assumed Special Counsel Robert Mueller will want the President to testify in the investigation, but he has not yet officially ben asked.

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  • For the first time, woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil
For the first time, woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil

She was told she would have to pay 1,000 kroner (134 Euros) after she refused to remove the veil. She had got into a fight with another woman, who had allegedly tried to rip off her veil in a shopping centre in Horsholm, which is around 15 miles north of Copenhagen.

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  • Five dead in Southern California plane crash
Five dead in Southern California plane crash

Floria Hakimi, a real estate agent in Diablo Valley, uploaded a photo of herself captioned, "Flying out to LA", as she boarded the twin-engine Cessna that eventually killed her and four colleagues. A small plane crashed in the parking lot of a shopping center in California on Sunday. "Unfortunately, it was tragic that five people died on the plan...

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  • 'Starving' children are found on USA compound
'Starving' children are found on USA compound

Taos County Sheriff's officials said Saturday the children ranging in age from 1 to 15 were removed from the compound in the small community of Amalia - 145 miles northeast of Albuquerque and in an isolated high-desert area near the New Mexico-Colorado border.

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