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Iowa Republicans Pass Most Restrictive Abortion Bill in the Land

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Don't know. But a case like this usually-it's going to take a while to get all the way up to the Supreme Court. Abortion opponents aim to land abortion questions back in front of the nation's top court, where they believe the 5-4 conservative majority could sharply curtail abortion access or ban it outright. Read More »

Turn Up the Heat: Could Saunas Cut Your Stroke Risk?

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Previous results from the KIHD study at the University of Eastern Finland have shown that frequent sauna bathing reduces the risk of cardiovascular mortality. During the follow-up period, 155 people had strokes. Also, because only a few people never took saunas, it was not possible to compare people who used saunas with those who never used them. Read More »

ATF officer fatally shot on Chicago south side

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Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was working with Chicago officers at the time of the shooting about 3:15 a.m. The agent was not identified. Find someone to meet us. "It doesn't", a visibly angry Johnson said. "Do you think we're going to take this lying down?" Associated Press reporter Caryn Rousseau contributed. Read More »

IShares MSCI Global Impact ETF (MPCT) Declines 0.19% for May 2

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The ROIC is calculated by dividing the net operating profit (or EBIT) by the employed capital. The price to earnings ratio for iShares Trust - iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (ARCA:EFA) is 4.203603. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Germany ETF by 736.2% in the 4th quarter. This cash is what a company uses to meet its financial obligations, such as making payments on debt or to pay out dividends. Read More »

Main Turkish opposition party opts for Ince as candidate

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MP since 2002 and twice deputy head of group in the Turkish Grand Assembly in Ankara , the 54-year-old Ince is a former physics teacher and school director. Ince said Erdogan's new presidential palace, which opened in 2014 to sneers from the opposition, should be handed over to the youth and made a "home for science". Read More »

North Korea moved in the same time zone with South

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It wasn't immediately clear when the location or date would be publicly revealed. It's the latest sign of practical reconciliation measures taken since North Korean and South Korean leaders met last month at their first historic summit in decades, where they signed a pledge to pursue peace on the peninsula. Read More »

Man uses fancy footwork to trip armed suspect

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A man identified as "Bill" was at a west Columbus library with his granddaughter on April 3. Police recovered a Glock 9mm pistol from the suspect, who had a criminal record and, they said, "went back to jail". 'Boy you nearly got shot'. A statement from the force said: "Community involvement, be it by courage, bravery and/or fancy footwork, helped take a criminal off the streets of Columbus". Read More »

Abbas apologizes for anti-Semitic remarks

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Abbas, in remarks that were part of a lengthy speech to the Palestine Liberation Organization parliament on Monday, said it was the Jews' "social function", including money lending, which caused animosity toward them in Europe. The European Union described Abbas' remarks as "unacceptable". "He wrote on Twitter , "[Mr Abbas] is a wretched Holocaust denier, who wrote a doctorate of Holocaust denial and later also published a book on Holocaust denial. Read More »

Chris Froome crashes before start of first stage

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Dumoulin had stated that he would not have entered the race if he was in the same predicament as Froome, who is confident he will be cleared of wrongdoing after he was found to have double the permitted limit of the asthma medication Salbutamol in his system at the Vuelta. Read More »

Table tennis: Japan women defeat Korea to reach final of team worlds

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The last time that a Unified Korea team played the World Table Tennis Championships was 1991 in Chiba, Japan where they shocked defending Champion China to be crowned World Champions. I would like to thank the ITTF for their strong support. The two Korean teams also marched together at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang at the opening ceremony. Read More »

Trump names Belichick to Council on Sport, Fitness, and Nutrition

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Trump named New York Yankees All-Star closer Mariano Rivera, three-time volleyball Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor and Heisman Trophy-winning Dallas Cowboys fullback Herschel Walker, as co-chairs for the council. It's a program that thrived under President Obama when it was called the Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. When I was contacted by Ivanka Trump and asked to participate, I was humbled to be asked and honored to accept, as I would have done for any administration. Read More »

3 students, one parent found dead in North Dakota home

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Volk's post said she worked full time, but her wages had been garnished because of the bills, and she was looking for help with bills in order "to get on our feet". Police went to the home in the 1000 block of 12th Street South for a welfare check requested by the elementary school where two of the children were students and discovered the bodies of 6-year-old Arianna Talmage, 10-year-old Aidan Talmage, 14-year-old Tyler Talmage and 35-year-old Astra Volk. Read More »

Million in NC Affected by Facebook Privacy Breach: Attorney General

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His comments will keep the pressure on bosses including Alexander Nix, former chief executive of Cambridge Analytica , whose answers to parliament Mr Collins considers unsatisfactory. Cambridge Analytica and its parent company SCL Elections announced that they are ceasing all their operations, "as the damage to the company's reputation was simply too severe, and it was "futile" and "pointless" to try to rebuild amid investigations in the United States and Britain". Read More »

Free comic books will be offered up on Saturday

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Costumed characters will be in attendance, and sales will be offered on graphic novels, collected comic issues and action figures. For a small donation that will benefit the Dew Drop Inn and the Boys and Girls Club, people can obtain extra comics. Read More »

Blue Jays activate Donaldson from DL

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He spent several games serving as the designated hitter while he got his arm in shape, but the shoulder pain continued to be an issue. Toronto Blue Jays' South Korean reliever Oh Seung-hwan has thrown his second straight flawless inning in relief. Read More »

It Seems Mueller Just Doubled His Witness List For Manafort's Trial

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U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III expressed deep skepticism Friday about whether Mueller went too far in signing a bank- and tax-fraud indictment against Manafort. Trump and an impeachment - or whatever", he said, according to Fox News . The Virginia indictment alleges Manafort hid tens of millions of dollars he earned advising pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine from the Internal Revenue Service, all occurring years before Trump ran for president. Read More »

Driver in Deadly Park Slope Crash Arrested, Charged

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Three others were injured, including the children's mothers. The NYPD says the victims' families have been notified of Bruns' charges. Bruns' vehicle has racked up 12 violations since 2016 for several offenses, including speeding in school zones and running red lights. Read More »

Confirmed: China has deployed missiles on the Spratly Islands

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Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said if the media reports are accurate, then the Australian Government would be concerned. Earlier, the USA lodged a formal complaint with Beijing after Chinese nationals pointed lasers at USA military aircraft near a base in Djibouti in a number of incidents in recent weeks. Read More »

Arizona Teachers May Finally End Their Week-Long Statewide Strike

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The action came after a weeklong teachers' strike that shut down classes for the majority of the state's 1.1 million public school students. "One month ago, the governor said he would only provide $65.4 million for a 2 percent raise". They also wanted the state to fully restore funding cuts made in the last decade, which would have cost more than $1 billion. Although the public employees did not achieve all their stated goals, which included a return to pre-recession levels of ... Read More »

Congressional chaplain can stay in job: House Speaker

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Conroy said in his letter that the reasoning Ryan's chief of staff Jonathan Burks provided when requesting his resignation on behalf of the speaker did not align with Ryan's own public remarks that his decision was based on member complaints about inadequate pastoral services. Read More »

Jay-Z's Got 99 Problems And This SEC Subpoena Might Be One

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In 2007, Iconix Brand Group , a "brand management company" that licenses brands to retailers and manufacturers in the clothing and footwear industries, bought out Rocawear . It said it's investigating in case national regulations were violated while the company reported benefits, including approximately its Rocawear-related belongings Iconix to learn. Read More »

Meek Mill teaming with Amazon for six-part docuseries

It's been a long and complicated journey from the start of Meek's legal troubles to now, and that's a story that Meek is going to tell himself in a six-part documentary series that he is currently working on for Amazon Prime. "For about a decade, he's been stalked by a system that considers the slightest infraction a justification for locking him back inside". Meek was caught doing wheelies on a dirt bike in NYC and in a fight at an airport in St. Read More »

Thursday forecast: One more day of severe weather, quiet conditions tomorrow

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We finally start to transition to quiet, peaceful conditions after two days of destructive thunderstorms with large hail, torrential rains, frequent lightning and some damage from tornadoes and straight-line wind. The true cold front will begin moving southeast out of central Kansas and should enter northern Oklahoma around midnight. For Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, wind profiles will favor supercells - with large hail and a few tornadoes. Read More »

One person in critical condition after shooting at Opry Mills

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Customers inside the mall were told to stay put and away from the entrances. The man staffing the ticket booth was a retired California police officer; he told the suspect to go outside and lay on the ground as police responded. "The shooting was preceded by a physical altercation between the two", the department wrote. Chapple, a shift leader at the restaurant, says employees ran outside through a rear exit. Read More »

Pro, Anti-Gun Ownership Protests Expected at NRA Dallas Meeting

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Among the list of items that NRA members would be barred from bringing into the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center were "firearms", "gun parts, holsters, magazines", and "weapons of any kind". Caraway is calling on the NRA to discuss strategies that will curb gun violence. "Due to the attendance of the Vice President of the United States, the U.S. Read More »