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Tropical Storm Cindy could bring some rain to parts of NJ region

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Cindy, which formed over the Gulf of Mexico and now has maximum sustained winds near 60 miles per hour, is headed to the USA states of Louisiana and Texas. This rainfall could cause life-threatening flash flooding in these areas. The storm will make landfall along the coast between Texas and Louisiana by Thursday morning. Read More »

Police officer stabbed at MI airport

Security camera footage showed Ftouhi lingering at Bishop International Airport with baggage before pulling out a 12-inch knife, yelling "Allahu Akbar" and stabbing an officer in the neck in a non-secured, public area, police said . Officials in the United States and Canada condemned the attack and said that agencies in both countries would work together to investigate the incident. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Has Resigned

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The company has also invested heavily in AI, launching Uber AI Labs . Kalanick is said to have consulted with at least one of the company's board members and agreed to let go of his position after long talks with some of the investors. Read More »

London mosque attacker protected from mob

The attack raised fears of retaliation against Muslims after a series of deadly assaults in Britain by Islamist extremists. MUSLIM groups in Chelmsford have said they are saddened by the terror attack outside a London mosque. "Indicative figures suggest that over half of those who experience hate due to their religion are Muslim". Then we managed to get him on the floor, and he was saying: "oh kill me, kill me". Read More »

MI airport evacuated after officer stabbed

The officer who was stabbed, Lieutenant Jeff Neville of the airport's Department of Public Safety, is in stable condition after undergoing surgery, according to a Michigan State Police spokeswoman. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said in a statement: "My thoughts and prayers are with all of our law enforcement officers who work to service and protect us each and every day". Read More »

Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO

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Without Travis Kalanick , it is very unlikely that Uber would have established itself around the world with the speed and force that it has. His exit comes after major investors reportedly pressured him to resign Tuesday. Uber's freewheeling frat-house culture , inspired by Kalanick , is said to have led to multiple charges of sexual harassment and discrimination , as well as questionable business practices that have challenged law enforcement officials and business partners. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating Uber's past usage of phony software created to thwart regulators. According to the Times and other sources, a group of five heavyweight Uber investors delivered a letter to Kalanick on Tuesday that said Uber needed a change in leadership and demanded his immediate resignation . Read More »

Georgia Special Election Ends in Disappointment for Democrats

The same, exhausted centrist Democratic playbook that has come up short cycle after cycle will not suffice. The Democratic divide is highlighted pretty starkly in the string of responses to Moulton's tweet . "We gave them a run for their money". If it happens in Washington or under the Gold Dome - or somewhere else - and it affects Georgians, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has somebody there to tell you what it means. Read More »

Irish Taoiseach 'reassured' over Tory-DUP deal

Sinn Fein's Stormont leader, Michelle O'Neill, said her party was up for striking a deal. Varadkar said he would emphasize to May the British and Irish governments must remain impartial in Northern Ireland , as stipulated by the Good Friday Agreement. Read More »

State Attorney's Office: No charges for woman who let snake bite toddler

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The state attorney's office announced Tuesday that it would not pursue the case because there was not enough evidence. "Graziani said he had shared the video with a colleague from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and while both felt that the treatment of the snake and the child were not wise, they did not see any criminal actions". Read More »

Who Is Karen Handel, Winner of the Georgia Special Election?

The result no doubt comes as a relief for Republicans who had grown concerned about whether their party, buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican president, could hold the seat in Georgia's sixth district that became the most expensive congressional race in U.S. Read More »

In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats

The race for the traditionally safe Republican suburban Atlanta seat had become the most expensive House race in history. Here's what some media outlets are saying about the election. Trump invested significant political capital in the Georgia race - appearing at a fundraiser for Handel in April and tweeting his support Tuesday morning. Read More »

UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

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Although perhaps he was talking about a British summer in particular? "The most important thing I think now is for us to think about the new partnership, the deep and special partnership that we want to build with our friends", said Johnson, who campaigned in last year's referendum to leave the EU. Read More »

3 of Iran's missiles missed their targets in Syria

Iran said it won't hesitate to shore up its missile capability and presses ahead with the program in the future, its government spokesman said on Tuesday. will be met with [Iran's] Armed Forces' response". The U.S. recently deployed a truck-mounted missile system into Syria as Assad's forces cut off the advance of America-backed rebels along the Iraqi border. Read More »

Supreme Court to hear major gerrymandering case

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They explained that Democrats lacked electoral power because of geography not gerrymandering. In the three districts won by Democrats, the average margin of victory was almost 136,000 votes. Citizen Action of Wisconsin released a statement calling for "a nonpartisan redistricting process". Schimel had asked the Supreme Court to delay the drawing of new boundaries until after the court rules on the merits of the case . Read More »

British prime minister eyes deal to prop up minority government

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The Irish government statement said there was agreement on the importance of a functioning executive in the context of the Brexit negotiations due to start next week. The government meanwhile said the state opening of the British parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, two days later than planned. Read More »

US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott

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On Wednesday, Trump discussed the Qatar row with Saudi Arabia's newly-appointed crown prince, on a call during which he also offered his congratulations to the new heir to the throne. The tiny state's four neighbors cut off diplomatic ties this month, arguing that Qatar funds terrorism. "And now, hosting its own foreign minister in your capital?" "So good to see [my] Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries paying off", he wrote. Read More »

Un groupe affilié à Al-Qaïda revendique l'attaque contre l'hôtel Kangaba — Mali

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L'organisation SITE , spécialisée dans la surveillance des groupes islamistes sur internet, a annoncé que l'attaque a été revendiquée par Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, la filiale malienne d'Al Qaïda. "La MINUSMA a félicité les forces de sécurité maliennes " pour leur action diligente " et a souligné " l'importance de la pleine coopération avec les services compétents maliens pour assurer que les responsables et les commanditaires de ce crime odieux soient identifiés et traduits en justice ". Read More »

Coroner examining death of U.S. student released by North Korea

The US has demanded North Korea release three other US citizens it holds in detention: missionary Kim Dong Chul and academics Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song. Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour in March 2016 after being tried for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. "I am anxious about other detainees, what they go through", he said. Read More »

House GOP stalls Iran, Russia sanctions, blames procedure

When the senate passed the measure on June 15, senators in both parties said they were responding to Russia's involvement in Ukraine and alleged meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, and to Iran's development of a ballistic missile program, alleged support for terrorism and violations of human rights. Read More »

SZA Releases Video for Drew Barrymore

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Barrymore previously directed the music video "Our Deal" for the band Best Coast in 2011. And since that video was for a song called "Drew Barrymore," it was pretty much ideal. "When I was watching Never Been Kissed ... that's my experience". Apparently it actually has both nothing and everything to do with Barrymore; at a show presenting the track earlier this year, SZA referenced Never Been Kissed and Poison Ivy , saying "I just imagine this being the soundtrack to one of those ... Read More »

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret Comey tapes exist

Mr Spicer's remarks on Tuesday came amid speculation that he is looking for his own replacement at the briefing room podium, which could be part of a larger plan to shake up the White House communications staff. Characterizing it as the "high-confidence judgment of the entire intelligence community", Comey testified that there is no doubt that the Russians meddled "with "purpose", "sophistication" and technology". Read More »