• Medicaid officials say they expect Congress to reauthorize CHIP funding
Medicaid officials say they expect Congress to reauthorize CHIP funding

For instance, Colorado and Virginia recently sent letters to CHIP families, warning them that they may have to shut down the program soon if funding does not come through. "Until Congress deploys this lifeline, all we're going to see is more and more children suffer and that for me as a pediatrician is absolutely unacceptable".

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  • FHP Trooper Revives Unresponsive Woman in Alligator Alley Who is Later Arrested
FHP Trooper Revives Unresponsive Woman in Alligator Alley Who is Later Arrested

The vehicle was resting against the south shoulder fence along lanes for eastbound traffic, according to an FHP news release Thursday. The trooper reportedly attempted to wake the female up, but was unsuccessful. "You heard that right?" a trooper says. "The trooper carried the female out of the vehicle, determined she was not breathing and bega...

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  • Teen's Heartwarming Reaction To Harvard Acceptance Letter Goes Viral
Teen's Heartwarming Reaction To Harvard Acceptance Letter Goes Viral

Ayrton Little, a 16-year-old junior at TM Landry College Prep in Breaux Bridge, was recently accepted to Harvard University , KATC-TV reported . Ayrton Little, 16, and his classmates burst into cheers after opening the emailed acceptance letter from the Cambridge Ivy League school.

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  • Gujarat polls: Violent clashes cast a dark shadow on Phase-2
Gujarat polls: Violent clashes cast a dark shadow on Phase-2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi casted his vote at booth number 115 in Ranip locality in Sabarmati, in the second phase of state assembly polls which began in Gujarat on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's voted in Ahmedabad and his 100-metre walk back to his auto, holding up his inked finger as thousands of people cheered, quickly snowballed i...

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  • Japan's Amazon Planning Cell Phone Network of its Own
Japan's Amazon Planning Cell Phone Network of its Own

At the same time, one of the top wireless providers in Japan, Softbank is aggressively investing in technology and internet companies across the globe. "In Japan, the proportion of household spending taken up by telecommunication expenses is rising each year, and the reduction of the financial burden on consumers of mobile phones and other communic...

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  • Dennis Rodman: Kim Jong Un Is 'Probably' A Madman
Dennis Rodman: Kim Jong Un Is 'Probably' A Madman

The 30-minute-long video rested on the photograph for a few seconds, long enough for social media users to get curious about the object that senior Kim was examining. Nevertheless, if this photograph was of the deadly bomb, it would not be the first time that North Korea has "accidentally" given away the extent of their military might.

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  • USA to present evidence Iran is providing Houthis with missiles
USA to present evidence Iran is providing Houthis with missiles

The former SC governor also said there is a "lot more" uncomfortable evidence the worldwide community will see about Iran's involvement in the future. The Saudi-led coalition has intensified its campaign against the Shia Houthi rebels since the killing of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh earlier this month.

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  • At least three dead after train hits school bus in France
At least three dead after train hits school bus in France

The students on the bus are reported to be between the ages of 11 and 15. French authorities say there has been a "serious rail accident" in southern France involving a school bus and a regional train. Witnesses travelling on the train told the local newspaper L'Indépendant they had felt a "very violent impact". In a tweet, SNCF, the national r...

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  • Suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 15 in Yemen
Suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 15 in Yemen

Last week, Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed by Iran-backed rebel Houthis - his uneasy allies-turned-foes - plunging the country into further uncertainty and violence, and prompting some of the fiercest fighting since the start of a multiparty conflict three years ago.

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  • Pensions tax relief warnings as Scotland confirms income band changes
Pensions tax relief warnings as Scotland confirms income band changes

The Scottish Parliament was given power to control income tax rates and bands a year ago in a series of reforms following 2014's independence referendum. She defended the income tax rises, saying Tory cuts had left a £200m hole in the Scottish budget. The top rate on earnings over £150,000 has been increased from 45% to 46%.

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  • OH man accused of offering Sprite, chicken Alfredo for sex with minor
OH man accused of offering Sprite, chicken Alfredo for sex with minor

A university student from OH allegedly tried to lure a 15-year-old boy into sex this past Tuesday. Maruna allegedly offered the undercover officer lube, Sprite, and chicken alfredo. Eventually, the suspect arranged a meeting and promised to bring the boy some "lubricant, chicken Alfredo, and Sprite". He is facing charges of importuning (offering ...

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  • Fireball follows explosion at gas plant in Austria
Fireball follows explosion at gas plant in Austria

Austrian police said: "Explosion of a gas station in Baumgarten". Russian Federation pointed to Tuesday's accident as underlining the need for its own Gazprom gas projects to proceed. In Britain, Europe's biggest gas market, gas for immediate delivery soared 40 percent to 95 pence per therm, a level not seen since 2013. In response to...

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  • Srinagar-Jammu highway likely to be reopened today: IGP Traffic
Srinagar-Jammu highway likely to be reopened today: IGP Traffic

On Tuesday passengers also faced the same situation in the morning when no flight could operate from the airport due to snow and poor visibility. The weather office has forecast rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir till Thursday.

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  • China angered as US mulls Taiwan navy visit
China angered as US mulls Taiwan navy visit

The Trump administration has been strengthening its ties with Taiwan - which it considers a cornerstone in US-China relations. Chinese media reported last week that a diplomat from the Chinese embassy in the United States had warned that Beijing would take Taiwan back by force the day that a USA warship entered a Taiwanese port.

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  • Greece criticises European Union chief over refugee quota comments
Greece criticises European Union chief over refugee quota comments

Several countries reacted angrily to the comments and his implication that the primary responsibility for the refugees should fall on the frontline countries such as Italy, Spain and Greece. However, the new paper still declared the mandatory relocation system a failure. Hungary challenged the quotas at Europe's top court but lost. Budapest and W...

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  • Guterres ready to visit North Korea if opportunity arises
Guterres ready to visit North Korea if opportunity arises

According to local media, police raided a Tokyo-based commercial association affiliated with the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, known as Chongryon, the de-facto North Korean embassy in Japan. He also warned: "The worst possible thing that could happen would be for us all to sleepwalk into a war". "And the message was conveyed", G...

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  • Denham Springs police to participate in Drive Sober campaign
Denham Springs police to participate in Drive Sober campaign

Riverside County law enforcement agencies on Friday will initiate a two-week holiday crackdown targeting drunken and drug-impaired drivers, using saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints to catch lawbreakers countywide. Remember that it is never okay to drink and drive. Even refusing to take a breathalyzer test in many jurisdictions has conseque...

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  • Sikh American Nominated as State Attorney General in US
Sikh American Nominated as State Attorney General in US

There is also Indian-American Vani Vedam, who has been an assistant attorney general in the IL attorney general's office since 2012. "A proud son of New Jersey and of immigrants, Gurbir has committed his life to giving back to the state and nation that have given his family so much".

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  • Americans get lower taxes in February if vote succeeds
Americans get lower taxes in February if vote succeeds

He said that if the bill passes before Christmas , the Internal Revenue Service confirmed that Americans will "see lower taxes and bigger paychecks beginning in February". But on tax simplification, the individual plans are different in the House and Senate plans. Despite strong support for the tax overhaul among Republican lawmakers, polls ...

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  • Senate president plans to keep that job and become Minnesota lieutenant governor
Senate president plans to keep that job and become Minnesota lieutenant governor

They contend that the state Constitution specifically prohibits one individual from simultaneously serving in both jobs. "No senator or representative shall hold any other office under the authority of the United States or the state of Minnesota, except that of postmaster or of notary public", the Constitution reads.

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  • Pence Postpones Visit to Israel to Help Pass Senate Tax Reform Bill
Pence Postpones Visit to Israel to Help Pass Senate Tax Reform Bill

Haaretz reported that Pence's visit slated to begin on Sunday had been postponed indefinitely due to pressing tax reform issues in the USA, while the Jerusalem Post reported that he would arrive on Tuesday or Wednesday. "West Jerusalem will be recognized as Israel's capital by the whole world as soon as the government of Israel recognizes East...

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  • Female staffers show support for Rep. Farenthold
Female staffers show support for Rep. Farenthold

Michael Rekola , who was Farenthold's former director of communications in 2015 claims in an exclusive interview with CNN that the congressman's alleged sexually inappropriate remarks and behavior drove him to seek psychological counseling.

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  • Britain First leader Paul Golding arrested over Belfast speeches
Britain First leader Paul Golding arrested over Belfast speeches

The arrest was confirmed on Golding's own Twitter account. In a statement, the PSNI said: "Detectives investigating speeches made at the Northern Ireland Against Terrorism Rally on Sunday 6th August this year have arrested a 35-year-old man today".

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