Local

Islamic State group leader rallies his fighters in Mosul

Expressing confidence in victory, despite the broad alliance of Iraqi and global forces arrayed against a few thousand Daesh fighters in Mosul, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called on the jihadists to "wreak havoc". The advance could be the start of a gruelling and slow operation for the troops, who will be forced to engage in hard, house-to-house fighting in urban areas that is expected to take weeks, if not months. Read More

Continue Reading »

Obama headlining get-out-the-vote rallies in Florida

Obama headlining get-out-the-vote rallies in Florida

Every Trump path to 270 electoral votes starts with one reality: There are four battleground states he simply can not afford to lose. North Carolina - where black turnout is down 16 percent in early voting - is more concerning. U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs ended an emergency hearing Wednesday afternoon without ruling from the bench. Former TCU faith leader Daniel Myers is at ease less than a week from Election Day, confident his faith will outweigh the negative outcomes of a Trump ... Read More

Continue Reading »

University of Missouri names new president

University of Missouri names new president

Choi said Wednesday after being introduced as the next president of the UM System. Mun Y. Choi, the provost at the University of CT was to be introduced in Jefferson City in a Wednesday morning ceremony. He says that he plans to create an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, collegial, and respectful. Under his leadership, UConn developed several innovative programs that have resulted in enrollment growth, increased faculty hiring, innovative research and new and expanded industry ... Read More

Continue Reading »

SKorea prosecutors seek arrest of friend of President Park

As president, Park is immune from prosecution for anything but insurrection or treason, and her term is not due to end until 2018. The possibility that Park's long-time friend, the daughter of a cult leader with no official role in the administration, may have pulled government strings from the shadows has united many in a state of boiling rage, no mean feat in a country that is hopelessly divided at times. Read More

Continue Reading »

Candidates, Surrogates Head To Wisconsin In Campaigns' Final Week

Ron Johnson has chose to appear at a Donald Trump rally. University of Wisconsin Madison journalism professor Mike Wagner says the heavy focus of the presidential campaigns is a sure sign they see the state as in play his November. She hasn't campaigned here since the primary in April, instead sending surrogates and her running mate. Russell wrote: "So with exactly one week to go, we once again turn to a question of math: do Johnson's frantic attacks - and the last-minute ad binge from ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Trump to Give Campaign $10M More; Clinton Keeps Cash Lead

Trump to Give Campaign $10M More; Clinton Keeps Cash Lead

By contrast, about a fifth of Democrats say Clinton's email use while she was secretary of state makes them less likely to vote for her, but majority say they're ultimately supporting her anyway. In the same vein, when asked whether it's important for news organizations to be free to criticize candidates, 72% of Clinton voters said yes but only 49% of Trump voters agreed. Read More

Continue Reading »

East Texas school votes in mock presidential election

East Texas school votes in mock presidential election

Milwaukee city and county election officials were on hand to help. "It's good exposure for the kids and goof learning experience for them", said Assistant Principal Paulette Theisen. With the presidential election only a week away, one Omaha school is giving students a chance for their voice to be heard. It was all part of their new curriculum where every kid kid votes and studies weekly. Read More

Continue Reading »

Sheriff's deputy shot and killed, suspect in custody

Sheriff's deputy shot and killed, suspect in custody

The department said deputies were preparing to search a home at the scene of the incident just after 10 a.m. Sunday with an Eau Claire County robot when the suspect fired a shot at them. Prior to coming to Rusk County, he was an officer with the Hayward Police Department. Soon after news of Glaze's death spread, relatives of Dan and Sarah Glaze posted on Facebook the image of a blue band spanning a Rusk County Sheriff's Officer's badge. Read More

Continue Reading »

UPI/CVoter poll: Clinton's lead slips below 2 percent

At the same time , ABC said that, "Loosely affiliated or reluctant Clinton supporters look less likely to vote, perhaps given their sense she can win without them - a supposition that looks less reliable today". CNN's Mark Preston agreed that Trump was being a little sarcastic but it isn't the best idea less than 12 days from Election Day. Trump is being out organized and trounced by Clinton on the ground. Read More

Continue Reading »

US' Patient Zero and the origins of the AIDS epidemic

US' Patient Zero and the origins of the AIDS epidemic

Based on their new sequences, the team concluded that HIV spread from Africa to the Caribbean in 1967, from the Caribbean to NY in 1971, and then from NY to San Francisco in 1976. "No one should be blamed for the spread of a virus no one even knew about", Worobey said. An analysis of these genomes suggests that the epidemic was characterised from the beginning by important genetic diversity and that the origins of the strain circulating in the United States from the early 1970s could be ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Luzerne County pumping out absentee ballots

Luzerne County pumping out absentee ballots

Voted absentee ballots may be delivered to your local board of elections by 8PM on election day or mailed on or before election day and received by your local board by Friday, November 18, 2016. The last day to request an absentee ballot is November 1st. Voters who apply for absentee ballots close to the November 1 deadline will be cutting it close, Crispell said. Read More

Continue Reading »

5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway

5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway

ABC6 will continue to follow this story and will bring you updates as they become available . Authorities are hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol auto and carjacking other vehicles in a violent rampage in the Oklahoma City area, all while. Read More

Continue Reading »

Thousands of soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses

Thousands of soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses

Van Meter is a Purple Heart recipient who survived a roadside bomb in Iraq . "That leaves the rest facing large bills - and the threat of wage garnishment, tax liens and interest payments - if they refuse to pay, officials said". [It established] the California National Guard Soldier Incentives Assistance Center which has allowed our soldiers to retain $37 million dollars of original bonus payments. Read More

Continue Reading »

Toyota again leads United States auto reliability survey, Buick surprises

Toyota again leads United States auto reliability survey, Buick surprises

Perhaps the most notable shift involves Buick, which elevated from the seventh spot to the top three. Volkswagen AG's Audi brand ranked fourth, followed by Kia, Mazda, Hyundai, and Infiniti. The mass-market GM brand moved up five spots over last year's survey. The Chevrolet Cruze was the top-performing small vehicle in the survey, while the Chevrolet Trax was the top-performing small SUV. Read More

Continue Reading »

Ties will persist until further clarification, say officials

The new setting for Duterte's message, however - right next to Xi Jinping - has alarmed the world. "I also told them it is ours", Duterte said. "They have been doing that to us, there wasn't even an apology for anything", Duterte said, asking: "Is that respect?" A day after he provoked fresh diplomatic alarm over ties with the US, Duterte was attempting to clarify his announcement regarding his " separation " from Washington. Read More

Continue Reading »

First of 2 dead workers recovered in Boston

First of 2 dead workers recovered in Boston

The workers were trapped in the 20-foot-wide trench when the water main broke Friday afternoon. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh expressed his condolences Friday night, adding "Today is a hard day for the entire City of Boston , and especially those who go to work at construction sites every day to make our city better". Read More

Continue Reading »

Only 2 HPV vaccine shots for kids 14 and younger: CDC

Only 2 HPV vaccine shots for kids 14 and younger: CDC

Ideally, health officials would like children to receive the vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) by 11 or 12 years to avoid infection, which can subsequently reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer. However, teens at ages 15 all the way to 26 years old, they will have to continue with the three-dose vaccine, according to Reuters . We hear a lot about the importance of teenage girls and boys receiving the HPV vaccine to prevent cancer later on. Read More

Continue Reading »

Top 5 games in Georgia vs SC history

Judging by the all-time series record you wouldn't know just how great of a rivalry Georgia vs. The statement above from SC did not address any potential postponements of the game as it is scheduled. Defensively, Georgia is allowing 30.8 points and 377.8 yards per game. He went 1-1 against Georgia as an Auburn graduate assistant coach in 1995 and 1996, 2-1 as an LSU assistant (including the 2003 SEC Championship Game), 0-2 as an Auburn assistant in 2006 and 2007, 1-3 as Florida head ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Johnson, Feingold disagree sharply in debate

Feingold, who served 18 years in the Senate before being defeated by Johnson in 2010, reiterated that assessment of Clinton, saying that was his experience in working with her when she was first lady, a senator and secretary of state. Supreme Court seat ("One more liberal justice will flip the court") and says he has "held firm defending the Second Amendment and will continue to do so". Read More

Continue Reading »