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Dozens of South Florida Children Find Adoptive Homes at Miami Event

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So many probably felt a tug on their heartstrings when reading Monday's Reading Eagle story about children in Berks, Lehigh and Northampton counties - more than 1,700 of them - who entered foster care in 2015. The bond between parent and child doesn't end at the age of 18 or when a young adult begins living on their own. There are numerous examples of truly incredible RaiseAChild families dedicated to serving children of the foster system, headed by both coupled and single parents. Read More »

Trump adds 5 names to SCOTUS nominee list for future open seat

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Also on the list are Justice Britt C. Grant of the Supreme Court of Georgia, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Justice Patrick Wyrick of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma. Some court analysts have guessed Trump may actually get to name three or four high court justices, especially if he ends up serving eight years. It was something of surprise that Kavanaugh was left off Trump's lists a year ago. Read More »

Woman asks 'manspreader' to close his legs, he allegedly punches her

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Noting that the punch split her lip and forced her head into the wall of the vehicle, Saia said that a good Samaritan stepped in after witnessing the altercation. "The man grabbed the other guy [and] I started recording". Someone got it on video, and caught when he'd pulled the scarf down. "I wanted to raise awareness for fellow Brooklyn gals about some lowlife who punched me in the face on the N train this morning", she said in the post. Read More »

State Department Warns Americans of Heightened Terror Threat in Europe

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THE US State Department has warned Americans travelling overseas there is a "heightened risk of terrorist attacks" at tourist attractions across Europe - including Spain - in the coming weeks. "Last year, there was a large number of casualties on the Christmas market in Berlin in December and at a night club in Istanbul at New Year Eve", the U.S. Read More »

Military members reporting sexual assault increased in 2016

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Sexual assault victims seeking police involvement have unrestricted reports. The Naval Academy in Annapolis and Joint Base Andrews in Prince George's County saw increases of about 42 percent increase over the three years. "This kind of flexibility allows the department to better meet the department's goals to increase reporting of sexual assault and decrease the occurrence of the crime through prevention", he said. Read More »

Crews battle 5-alarm apartment fire in Manhattan

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Black smoke can be seen from miles away : Here's a closer look at the scene: So far, there are no reports of injuries. Syndee Winters, who has appeared in "Hamilton: The Musical", posted videos from the scene of the fire showing the entire roof engulfed in flames as firefighters continued to battle the blaze. Read More »

Sessions jokes about Russian meetings in speech to lawyers

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Sessions reportedly met with Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the USA, during last year's presidential campaign. Former National Security adviser Michael Flynn , Attorney General Jeff Sessions , and White House adviser Jared Kushner have all drawn scrutiny after they failed to disclose various conversations they had with the ambassador. Read More »

Women's clothing found on field in search for Gaia Pope

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Missing British teen Gaia Pope. He urged members of the public not to put themselves in danger while attempting to help the search effort. "We have updated Gaia's family who continue to be supported by specially-trained officers". The pair were released under investigation on Tuesday after being arrested on suspicion of murder the previous day. Less than an hour before her last confirmed sighting at 3.39pm, she was being driven between Langton Matravers and Swanage by a family member ... Read More »

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) stock recent close stands at $75.38

The Swedbank holds 6.51M shares with $431.93M value, down from 7.73M last quarter. Pfizer Inc Com now has $210.03B valuation. The stock has relative volume of 1.21. Baird with "Buy". Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. reduced its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 10.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

WEATHER & ROADS: Wind advisory issued in eastern Idaho

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Friday for the following communities: Idaho Falls, Rigby, Rexburg, Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Shoshone, American Falls, Aberdeen, Pocatello, Chubbuck, Fort Hall, Blackfoot, Idaho Falls and Idaho National Lab. Thanksgiving Day: As of now, it looks to be dry and cool with highs in the lower 50s under partly sunny skies. Saturday , there is a 50 percent chance of showers before noon. Read More »

North Korean defector had 27cm parasitic worm in his stomach

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The soldier was being chased by four men who fired 40 rounds as he made his escape . South Korean officials have yet to identify where the soldier came from or what his intentions were. While doctors say that the patient is stable there is a large number of worms in his body that is contaminating his wounds and worsening his condition. Read More »

Former PA Gov. Tom Ridge in critical condition after heart procedure

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The former governor, 72, was transported to a Texas hospital Thursday morning after he contacted staff at the hotel where he was staying and asked for medical assistance. He now heads Ridge Global, which advises on cyber security, worldwide security and risk management. Aaron said Ridge was attending the conference for Ridge Global. Read More »

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Defends Controversial Facebook Post As "Appropriate"

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A Ohio Supreme Court justice who is planning to step down and run for governor of the Buckeye State got his campaign started with a bang by going on Facebook and boasting that he is quite the ladies man. In addition to defending Franken, O'Neill also stood up for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. He confirmed to the Ohio-based news site that he authored the post. Read More »

Chelsea Handler Apologizes to Bill Clinton Accuser Juanita Broaddrick: 'I Believe You'

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Broaddrick first spoke out about Hillary Clinton's attempts to silence her in 1999, when she told the Drudge Report that Hillary Clinton approached her at a political rally to thank her for keeping quiet about the alleged assault. The graphic jab came after Gillibrand leveled some of the highest-level criticism yet at former President Clinton. In an interview with The New York Times , Gillibrand said that Clinton stepping down after the scandal was made public would have been "the ... Read More »

Navy Admits Its Pilots Created Obscene Skydrawing Over Washington State

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If you have been wandering around Washington State's Okanogan County lately and thinking, wait, do I see a giant dick drawn in the sky? your eyes have not deceived you. This restricted airspace is used regularly by Growler crews from NAS Whidbey Island and by other military pilots visiting the area for training purposes. Read More »

Setback for Sharad Yadav: Election Commission calls Nitish-led group real JD(U)

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The poll body awarded the official JD (U) election symbol "Arrow" to Nitish Kumar's group. It was a big respite to Nitish Kumar's faction after rebel leader Sharad Yadav had claimed that the symbol belongs to his faction. However, the Commission in its order pointed out that "there was no objection from the petitioner against the said list prior to the present application". Read More »

Vancouver police ticket driver with iPhone, tablet fastened to steering wheel

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The officer approached the vehicle and saw a phone attached to the steering wheel with a piece of string, and a tablet wedged between the wheel and the phone. Other recent distracted driving stories in Metro Vancouver recently include a driver last week playing Pokemon Go on his iPad last week, while last month, a 51-year old woman was similarly caught playing the game while driving in New Westminster. Read More »

Militants attack Police in J&K, one cop martyred

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He said the injured policemen were hospitalised, where critically injured sub-inspector Imran succumbed to injuries. Imran Tak, was killed after three militants travelling in a auto opened fire on a police team at the Zakura crossing on Srinagar-Ganderbal road. Read More »

Weimar earns second Academic All-District® honor

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The Academic All-District team recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. A member of 2015 NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll (3.2 or higher) and 2016 NEC Fall Academic Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.75 or better), he also has at least one reception in nine of 10 games and three or more catches in five different games. Read More »

Ohio State Suspends 37 Fraternities From Social Activities And Recruitment

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The announcement sent to Greek students reads, in part: "Our expectation is that each chapter will develop a plan and implementation timeline to ensure that the culture of their organization is aligned with the stated values of Ohio State's Greek community, responsibilities outlined in the university's Code of Student Conduct and expectations of their respective national or worldwide organization". Read More »

`Swag Se Swagat`: Katrina shares breezy new stills

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The song was filmed in a unique location. The song has been shot in the Morocco and the locations are attractive and our stars are giving a compliment to the locations. The ceremony opened with Katrina's solo performance where she grooved to songs like Mashalla, Sheila, Kala Chashma and then entered Salman Khan. It's about bringing people together. Read More »

French Foreign Minister arrives in India on two-day visit

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Mr. Le Drian will also hold discussions with French foreign trade advisors in India, who play a key role in developing trade between France and India. "The prime minister said that the significance of India- France Strategic Partnership is not limited to the bilateral context, but acts as a force for peace and stability in the regional and global context as well", it said. Read More »

Toyota and Suzuki to jointly build electric cars in India

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With electric vehicles fast becoming the future of transportation, Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for jointly manufacturing electric vehicles in India. Reduced costs will translate into more affordability for electric cars and thus this segment will rapidly rise. Japan's biggest automaker will design its own EV for the Chinese market, and is also considering selling EVs developed by its local partners under its ... Read More »

Man accidently shoots himself, wife at church

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During the fellowship, they talked about the November 5 attack on a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where a gunman killed 26 people, including an unborn child . After it went off, the gun owner hit himself in the hand and his wife - who is also in her Eighties - in the abdomen. Both husband and wife were taken by helicopter to an area hospital for treatment of what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. Read More »