January 24, 2018

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State Budget Passes House...Hurdles Remain


The preliminary nature of the vote means IL missed the deadline and will begin a third year-fiscal year 2018-without a budget in place. All of the Democrats and 23 Republicans voted in favor of the proposal, which is an amendment to Senate Bill 6, which was passed May 23 by the Illinois Senate. Read More »

Developing: Small plane crashes onto California freeway, causing


The California freeway of Interstate 405 is one of the busiest in the nation, often topping the lists for the highest average daily traffic. No other people on the ground were injured. The wreckage saw strewn across several lanes of the freeway, he said. Flame and smoke erupt from a twin-engine prop jet after it crashed on Interstate 405, just short of the runway at John Wayne Orange County Airport, in Costa Mesa, Calif., Friday, June 30, 2017 . Read More »

Grenfell Tower response: 100% failure on 60 high-rise safety tests


The cladding was installed for beautification and insulation, despite warnings from local residents about fire safety as part of a major refurbishment of Grenfell Tower that was completed past year. "Councils are contacting residents living in tower blocks whose cladding has failed tests and working with fire services to establish what action needs to be taken". Read More »

Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico


Keep up to date with ALL the football news, gossip, transfers and goals on our page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary . On the suspension of Képler Laveran Lima Ferreira, also known as "Pepe" the coach said it may be a blessing in disguise because a new player might emerge in his place in the semi-finals. Read More »

National Weather Service issues flash flood watch


If you know of any closed roads or flash flooding, give Eagle Country 99.3 a call at 812-537-9724. Highest amounts will occur in areas northwest of Nashville, but with plenty of moisture and a strong surface low moving in Friday, heavy rainfall could impact most of the area with the potential for flash flooding. Read More »

McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

After weeks of pouring his heart and soul into qualifying for the first U.S. Open played in Wisconsin, Madison's Steve Stricker was right where he wanted to be after the tournament's second round. Open since Winged Foot in 1974, back when the names were more familiar for a major - Raymond Floyd, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Hale Irwin, who went on to win his first major. Read More »

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Trump's speech in Miami to announce the rollback was "full of hostile rhetoric", Havana's statement said , adding that the announced policies will "revert" the progress achieved between the two countries in the past two years. Trump said the USA will not negotiate a new deal with Cuba until it releases the political prisoners it claims it does not have, turns over fugitives from American justice, hands over military criminals, respects freedom of assembly and expression and holds free ... Read More »

For the first time ever, CDC finds fewer teenagers are vaping


However, with rapid and continuous innovation in electronic nicotine products taking place, the results underscore the urgency for full implementation of FDA regulation of e-cigarettes to maintain this momentum in preventing all use of nicotine products by young people. Read More »

Former NFL player found dead in IN river


An investigation is now being done and a cause of death has not yet been affirmed. Indiana University Athletics is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of James Hardy . Hardy was a standout football and basketball player at Elmhurst, went to IN on a basketball scholarship and was a walk-on with the football team. Read More »

Endo Pharma in withdrawal: FDA requests opioid drug's removal from the market

The Food and Drug Administration requested Thursday that the drugmaker Endo Pharmaceuticals stop selling Opana ER - its extended-release version of Opana. The FDA intends to continue issuing warnings and informing the public about the risks of Opana use in the meantime. The FDA said it concluded "the benefits of the drug may no longer outweigh its risks", given the drug's association with injection drug abuse. Read More »

'Social jet lag' may pose threat to health


Forbush, a research assistant at the university's Sleep and Health Research Program. Preliminary results of a new study show that social jet lag has emerged as an important circadian marker for health outcomes. The Jet Lag is not for any particular reason. Social jet lag was assessed using the sleep timing questionnaire and was calculated by subtracting weekday from weekend sleep midpoint. Read More »

ISD students break record in Class X results


Trivandrum scored the highest with a pass percentage of 99.85 whereas Madras and Allahabad scored 99.62 per cent and 98.23 per cent respectively. Class X students of the Central Board of Secondary Education were all smiles when their results for class X were announced on Saturday. Read More »

Ariana Grande visits fans recovering from Manchester bombing

Fan Lily Harrison, eight, "felt like a rock star" after meeting her idol Grande on Friday at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Friday. All the proceeds from the event will go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , aimed to provide financial help to all the families affected by the bombing. Read More »

9 lakh chemists across India on strike today


The chemists are also opposed to sales of medicines online, which they say, poses a threat to their business. According to a report in the The Times of India , the retailers will be on strike for one day and also hold a demonstration at the Jantar Mantar. Read More »

No bilateral cricket series with Pak till terrorism remains


It seemed a mere formality that Kumble's contract will be renewed when the time came but things have gone out of plan as far as India's leading Test wicket-taker is concerned. The PCB is seeking a compensation of $69.4 million from India because of the latter's failure to live up to their commitment. Former India batsman Virender Sehwag has clarified that he has not been approached by any official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI ) to apply for the post of the national ... Read More »

Spanberger, Arkansas too much for Auburn


Arkansas will take on LSU, which run-ruled SC on Saturday, at 2 p.m. Sunday for the title. It only took the Hogs seven innings to dispatch the Tigers and Spanberger's record-setting three home runs and seven RBIs set the tone for the game. Read More »

CBSE 12th Results 2017 Releasing Today Noon @ cbse


The declaration of the date of CBSE 12th result 2017 has come as a relief to around 11 lakh students who had appeared for the examination this year. Access to the roll number wise results for CBSE 12th Board Exams would be activated shortly. In April, CBSE had agreed to scrap its "moderation policy" under which grace marks are given to students in exams for hard questions. Read More »

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

Mulvaney, a former tea party congressman, is the driving force behind the Trump budget plan, winning the president's approval for big cuts to benefit programs whose budgets are essentially on autopilot. The announcement surprised oil markets and briefly pulled down USA crude prices. "When the government cuts taxes, it collects less money". But the effort has stalled as the White House grapples with the political fallout from allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election. Read More »

A veterinary clinic in Dublin is hiring a professional 'cat cuddler'


The clinic said candidates should have plenty of "cattitude" and ideally be "a insane cat person". So imagine you were waking up every Monday morning only delighted to get yourself into work. As well as gentle hands, you'll also need to have a veterinary council of Ireland recognised qualification. The advert also specifies that it's looking for a softly spoken person capable of " cat whispering" to calm the nerves of the patients, and an ability to differentiate between types of ... Read More »

43 states reach $33M settlement with Johnson & Johnson


NY will get $1.3 million from the settlement with Johnson & Johnson, which resolves allegations going back to 2009-2011. The states allege McNeil violated consumer protection laws by misrepresenting its compliance with manufacturing standards and quality of the drugs produced. Read More »

Juventus win record sixth consecutive Serie A title


Inter Milan finally awoke from a recent league slumber to claim their first win in nine games, although their 3-1 win over 10-man Lazio was too little too late as they lost out on the chance of qualifying for the Europa League. Sami Khedria has been recalled to the matchday squad after missing the last two games with a thigh muscle injury, but Allegri says the Germany worldwide will not feature. Read More »