Day: August 2, 2017

32 train cars derail in Bedford County; at least 2 catch fire

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Ga. Grandmother Arrested After Pit Bulls Kill Grandson

A Georgia grandmother has been accused of murder after two pit bulls at her home fatally mauled her...

NSC official Ezra Cohen-Watnick removed

Ezra Cohen-Watnick, who served as the senior director for intelligence on the National Security Council, will be reassigned...

Tempting Stock Selections Emerge From South Africa’s Woes

By August 2, 2017, 6:00 PM EDT August 3, 2017, 8:15 AM EDT South Africa’s economy is producing...

1 dead, 1 missing and 9 injured in Minnehaha Academy explosion

A natural gas explosion late Wednesday morning rocked and set ablaze Minnehaha Academy’s upper school in Minneapolis, causing...

Kate Upton understandably stressed over wedding to Justin Verlander

Engaged to Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander for 15 months, Kate Upton — who doesn’t have a dress...

Kenyans demand probe into Musando’s death – Ghanamma.com

Tension ahead of Kenya's elections has gone two notches higher following the disappearance and subsequent death of Christopher...

Court delays trial of 28 MB members accused of attacking Qena railway station – Egypt Today

QENA, Upper Egypt - 2 August 2017: Qena Criminal Court has adjourned until August 30 the trial of...

White House aide blasts CNN reporter for ‘cosmopolitan bias’ in bizarre exchange

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller smiled as he volunteered to “take one actual last question” at Wednesday’s...

Minnesota Residents Hope Bridge Closure will Improve City as St. Croix Crossing Bridge Opens

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton says the bridge will also give an economic boost to communities in the St....

‘Dead zone’ larger than ever, NOAA says | 2017-08-02

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2017 - The “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico is bigger than it’s ever...

Rafael Devers hitting fifth as Red Sox host Indians

Age doesn’t mean much to Red Sox manager John Farrell.What he’s seen out of 20-year-old third baseman Rafael...

Did Steph Curry really mean to mock LeBron James? | SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Did Steph Curry really mean to mock LeBron James? | SPEAK FOR YOURSELF FOXSports.comLakers News: Magic Johnson wants...

This Year The Gulf Of Mexico’s ‘Dead Zone’ Is The Largest On Record

Chemical runoff from Midwest farm fields is contributing to the largest so-called ‘dead zone’ on record in the...

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) & Luby’s (LUB) Head to Head Contrast

Luby’s (NYSE: LUB) and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the...

‘Micho’ expected to be new Pirates coach – SuperSport

Serb Milutin Sredojevic is expected to succeed Swede Kjell Jonevret, who quit on Wednesday, as coach of South...

What kind of business leaders does Africa need?

A quote Nelson Mandela once said with regards to leadership made me think about the kinds of qualities...

Corruption in Ghana – GhanaWeb

Any time Ghanaians raise the issue of corruption in the Ghanaian society, a section of Ghanaians, particularly public...

Things to know about AMERI – Ghanamma.com

When compared to seven comparable plants in Ghana the composite generation tariff for the AMERI project of about...

Apple Drives Dow Above 22,000 Even as Other Stocks Struggle

The Nasdaq composite inched down 0.29 points to 6,362.65. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks shed 15.43...

Pennsylvania town evacuated after train carrying hazardous materials derails

HYNDMAN, Pa. -- All residents of a small Pennsylvania town were evacuated hours after a freight train carrying...

Thousands line up to work for Amazon: ‘I just need a job’

Job seekers register before interviews during an Amazon jobs fair at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Robbinsville, N.J....

The Justice Department wants to sue schools over affirmative action policies, but can it do that?

On July 25, news broke that the Justice Department is planning a civil rights initiative to investigate and...

Georgia Grandmother Charged in Fatal Pit Bull Attack on Her Toddler Grandson

(feature image only) A Georgia grandmother has been charged in connection with a deadly pit bull attack on...

Senate Democrats reach for message on tax reform

Senate Democrats tried their hand at tax reform counter-messaging Tuesday in a public letter sent and signed by...

Tesla Quarterly Loss Grows to $400 Million as It Prepares for the Mass Market Model 3

Tesla shares were up more than 5 percent in extended trading after the earnings report.While Tesla posted stronger...

Cooling centers: Where to escape the heat in Western Washington

Summer at Carkeek Park (Photo: Instagram user lick_the_staples) Cities and counties around the region have begun to open cooling...

The Latest: Federal investigators arrive at fiery derailment

Emergency officials and CSX personnel gather near the site of a freight train derailment, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017,...

Stephen Miller vs. Jim Acosta sent the White House news briefing completely off the rails

Stephen Miller, President Trump's senior policy adviser, got into a tense exchange on Aug. 2 with CNN reporter...

Following Philly, Chicago’s county starts similar soda tax

Chicago’s Cook County this week became the latest and by far the largest jurisdiction to impose a tax...

Building history, behind the scenes of St. Croix Crossing

Turns out, two giants of a more local flavor, New Richmond's own John Soderberg and Houlton's Howard LaVenture...

White House: Two phone calls, claimed by Trump but disputed by others, were actually in-person conversations

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders spoke at the daily press briefing on Aug. 2. (Reuters) White...

As Brady turns 40, some other old athletes for the ages

FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Florida Panthers’ Jaromir Jagr skates in an NHL hockey...

Temperate Northwest Gets Blasted With Furnace-Like Heat

Temperate Northwest Gets Blasted With Furnace-Like Heat U.S. News & World ReportCooling centers: Where to escape the heat...

Smoke from B.C. wildfires affecting air quality in Western Washington

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WTF is bitcoin cash and is it worth anything?

Early yesterday morning bitcoin’s blockchain forked — meaning a separate cryptocurrency was created called bitcoin cash. The way a...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s supposed final specs leaked

Evan Blass, the prolific gadgets leaker known as @evleaks on Twitter, has released a report on Venture Beat...

Rob Gronkowski has adopted the Tom Brady workout/diet plan

Rob Gronkowski has adopted the Tom Brady workout/diet plan The Boston GlobeWhat's Gronk getting Tom Brady for his...

‘Confederate’ social media protest to continue Sunday during ‘Game of Thrones’

The organizers of a social media protest aimed at HBO's "Confederate," a proposed show that has sparked intense...

Minnesota residents hope bridge closure will improve city

A $650 million bridge set to open this week in eastern Minnesota will replace a lift bridge that...