• Woman Blames Car Crash on Sasquatch

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    When she looked into her rearview mirror to see the creature, she hit a doe that ran in front of her vehicle. "I don't want to say that it is for sure a bigfoot or sasquatch, but I don't know what else it could be". The woman tells authorities she glanced in the mirror to get a second look at the creature when one of the deer ran in front of her vehicle. Sheriff's officials marked the incident as a vehicle versus deer collision but did not report any evidence of Bigfoot, The Associated ...
  • Tri-Cities residents urged to go dark for Earth Hour

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    Debbie Levin, president of the Environmental Media Association, spoke to Teen Vogue about Earth Day and encouraged everyone to get involved, because we always need more people to help fight climate change . The National Library of Wales, Caernarfon Castle and Swansea's Waterfront museum will also switch their lights off on Saturday evening. "Especially now that we have a president who denies climate change and seems determined to roll back on any sort of environmental protection, the ...
  • Trump's Health Care Melee a Major Problem for Speaker Paul Ryan

    Trump's Health Care Melee a Major Problem for Speaker Paul Ryan

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    Repealing and replacing the programme known as Obamacare was one of his major election pledges. Republicans said the veterans' provision could be added back into the bill later. Trump met at the White House Thursday with about 40 members of the extremely conservative House Freedom Caucus, which has expressed several misgivings with the bill.
  • IS conflict: United States forces support new assault near Raqqa stronghold

    IS conflict: United States forces support new assault near Raqqa stronghold

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    The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces has been battling to capture the dam from Islamic State since Friday. A pro-Kurdish website also tweeted on Wednesday that USA artillery is supporting friendly forces focused on Raqqa. But the SDF's campaign near the city is continuing apace, and the plans for civilian rule indicate its determination to take Raqqa regardless. There has been concern the militant group would destroy the dam, flooding the region.
  • Zimbabwe opposition demand electoral reforms

    Zimbabwe opposition demand electoral reforms

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    Police deployed water cannon and anti-riot officers on the streets of the capital throughout the day after confining the protesters to an open space on the edge of the city center. Anti-riot police allowed a handful of NERA officials to present a petition to the offices of ZEC. First to endorse the MDC-T leader was Zanu Ndonga representative Sifiso Sithole Bharo, daughter to the late nationalist Ndabaningi Sithole, who said as a party they were behind Tsvangirai's candidacy.
  • India navy ship to survey Sri Lanka's southern seas

    India navy ship to survey Sri Lanka's southern seas

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    While six fishermen were arrested from Pudukkottai, six others were held from Nagapattinam district. He also urged the Prime Minister to personally intervene to secure the release of 38 fishermen and 133 boats in Sri Lankan custody. Besides, around 2,000 fishermen from Rameswaram who were fishing near Neduntheevu in 500 boats were chased away by the Lankan Naval personnel and they returned to the shores here last night, officials here said.
  • US Speaker Ryan dented by healthcare debacle, but keeps support

    US Speaker Ryan dented by healthcare debacle, but keeps support

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    When asked how the White House viewed the Freedom Caucus after the group had seemed to be move the goalpost, a member familiar with the whip operation, said: "As I told a freshman member when he complained to me that Meadows stabbed him in the back a year ago, 'I'm sorry you had to experience what has already happened to the rest of us'".
  • Hong Kong elects Carrie Lam as new chief executive

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    Beijing's preferred candidate, Carrie Lam, was selected by an elite group of voters to become the fourth chief executive of Hong Kong on Sunday. There were scuffles outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center as several hundred protesters attempted to force their way inside.
  • LUPICA: Trump's GOP sideshow makes flawed Obamacare look like Bill of Rights

    LUPICA: Trump's GOP sideshow makes flawed Obamacare look like Bill of Rights

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    In a message delivered to rank-and-file Republicans at the Capitol late on Thursday, senior Trump aides said if the measure failed he would move on to the rest of his agenda. According to The New York Times , , the president told four people this week that he regretted agreeing previous year to sign on to Ryan's plan to push an Obamacare repeal bill through Congress before addressing other, more palatable agenda item, such as tax reform , infrastructure, and immigration.