• National Drug Take Back Day
National Drug Take Back Day

According to statistics compiled by the NIDA in 2016, approximately 64,000 Americans die each year from drug-related deaths. In Overland Park alone, 1,745 pounds of prescription drugs were collected on Saturday. They say they do not ask questions of those turning in prescription drugs during the Drug Take Back event. Officials running the event...

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  • UK Tesla driver puts feet up on Autopilot, gets arrested
UK Tesla driver puts feet up on Autopilot, gets arrested

Bhavesh Patel was spotted leaning back with his hands behind his head beside an empty driver's seat as his Tesla S60 cruised at about 40mph along the M1 motorway near Hemel Hempstead past year. Tesla Model S has very good Level 2 driver assistance technology. While the semi-autonomous technology in Teslas and other high-end cars is increasingly...

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  • Black bear wandering in New Jersey neighborhood
Black bear wandering in New Jersey neighborhood

The Paramus (puh-RAM'-uhs) Police Department wrote on its Facebook page Monday night that officers were unable to capture the bear. "Animal control came and they scared it up a tree". We're not in an area where he'll get hurt. Eventually, Fish and Wildlife Division officers arrived, prepared a cage and a tranquilizer, and then darted the bear, ...

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  • 'Gay Cake' case goes before Supreme Court in Belfast
'Gay Cake' case goes before Supreme Court in Belfast

Same-sex marriage is a devolved issue for the United Kingdom, which Northern Ireland has not legally recognized - unlike the rest of the British Isles. The bakery says the order was cancelled because of the message, not because Lee is gay. One such person was Trevor Boyd, of Ballymena Gospel Outreach, who said he was back to see the case again ...

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  • Russian Su-27 Fighter Jet Intercepts US Navy Airplane in Baltic Sea
Russian Su-27 Fighter Jet Intercepts US Navy Airplane in Baltic Sea

The last encounter between US and Russian planes took place over the Black See and involved a Su-27 jet and an EP-3 spy plane. One of the officials said that Russian aircraft flew about 6 metres from us. "And there's a safe way to do it, which basically means avoiding a collision". The Defense Ministry said the B-52 bomber was over global wat...

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"I'm no racist" insists Lord John Kilclooney, calling Varadkar "typical Indian"

It is the second time Mr Taylor has caused anger by referring to Mr Varadkar, whose father is from India, as "the Indian". On that occasion he withdrew the remark. Turning his attention to some of his former political colleagues, Lord Kilclooney said: "It is interesting to note who rushed to label people a racist when they have nothing to offer".

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  • Revision in Analysts' Earnings Estimates: CNX Midstream Partners LP (CNXM)
Revision in Analysts' Earnings Estimates: CNX Midstream Partners LP (CNXM)

It has underperformed by 36.00% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 1.40 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $21.91 million, up from 890,358 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $264,657 activity. $512,853 worth of AbbVie Inc. The company was...

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  • Four skiers die in Swiss Alps after spending night in snowstorm
Four skiers die in Swiss Alps after spending night in snowstorm

Local police said in a statement that 14 people had been "trapped by bad weather [and] forced to spend the night outside in the Pigne d'Arolla area". Other surviving members ot the group were suffering from "mild hypothermia". The hikers, majority women, included Swiss, German, Italian, Bulgarian and French nationals.

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  • Chidambaram dubs government's claim of 100% electrification of villages as 'jumla'
Chidambaram dubs government's claim of 100% electrification of villages as 'jumla'

Singh on Tuesday said the push for household electrification will be done via Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana scheme. Sumanth Raman, political analyst and commentator also tweeted the following: "Out of 5.97 lakh villages in India 18k remained to be electrified in 2014".

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  • President Buhari approves recruitment of 6000 policemen
President Buhari approves recruitment of 6000 policemen

There was also internal debate in the West Wing over whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse", the AP reported. The latest iteration of his travel ban is now being considered by the Supreme Court. Trump is discussing trade ties at the start of a joint news conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (moo-HAH'-mah-doo boo-HAH'-ree). ...

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  • Colorado Springs man killed in crash in Nebraska
Colorado Springs man killed in crash in Nebraska

His wife Betty, 68, was seriously injured and transported to the hospital. I-80 was closed to traffic in both directions for almost four hours while emergency responders assisted injured motorists and crews cleaned up the wreckage. Gusty winds are expected again Monday across eastern Nebraska. In Grand Island, a wind gust of 58 miles per hour was...

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  • Adamawa government confirms 27 people dead in Mubi bomb blasts
Adamawa government confirms 27 people dead in Mubi bomb blasts

According to witnesses, the explosion was set off by a teenager using a suicide vest. "The blasts occurred at the Gwonjo market and a mosque about 20 meters away", Buba said. There was a suicide attack last November on a mosque at Kunu Araha, a northern suburb of Mubi, which also killed dozens of worshippers. Separate suicide bomb blasts struck...

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  • President Xi Jinping greets China on International Labour Day
President Xi Jinping greets China on International Labour Day

The date was associated with the voice of a thriving labour movement across the globe, that was eager to preside over the dominating class. Working hard is the most honorable, noble, great and attractive virtue, President Xi Jinping said on International Workers' Day , which falls on Tuesday.

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  • Facebook asks users if posts contain hate speech
Facebook asks users if posts contain hate speech

The "feature" was apparently live for less than half an hour on Tuesday. On virtually every single public post, an option has emerged. The "hate speech" question even appears on a user's own posts. Its launch was described as a "bug". Perhaps worst of all for Facebook, while the prompt was active, the question of "does this post contain hat...

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  • DOJ Files Complaints Against 11 Caravan Members for Illegal Entry
DOJ Files Complaints Against 11 Caravan Members for Illegal Entry

The Justice Department also announced on Monday evening that it filed criminal charges against 11 possible caravan members for illegally entering the United States. He said CBP as an agency has resources to vet the number of migrants who traveled in the caravan. "Depending upon port circumstances at the time of arrival, those individuals may ne...

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  • Passenger sues Southwest in relation to engine explosion
Passenger sues Southwest in relation to engine explosion

Trump added to the praise that the pilot , Capt. Tammie Jo Shults, has earned for helping prevent a far worse outcome, saying she did an "incredible job". The ex-Navy fighter pilot's flying skills and calm demeanor are credited with bringing the 737 to the ground safely after the plane's left engine exploded .

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  • SIGAR reports decline in Afghan security troops, gains by insurgents
SIGAR reports decline in Afghan security troops, gains by insurgents

The number of Afghan security personnel has sharply declined and the country has seen an uptick in the areas controlled by the Taliban , according to the latest report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. The United States has for almost two decades been seeking to build Afghan security forces capable of defending and...

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  • North Korea: We'll Close Nuke Test Site
North Korea: We'll Close Nuke Test Site

During the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade, both leaders stepped into North and South Korea before agreeing to a "complete denuclearisation" of their peninsula. Trump also told the MI rally that "whatever happens, happens", saying that he may go in and leave ultimately if no satisfactory deal is reached. "We use the wo...

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  • Things to know before you vote in Tuesday primaries and local elections
Things to know before you vote in Tuesday primaries and local elections

Applications for Vote-By-Mail ballots are available for download from the County Clerk's website at unioncountyvotes.com . Your voter registration card will tell you where to go vote. Hege had to fend off a challenge to his candidacy from a Davidson County voter earlier this spring. The report by the Senate Democratic policy group - headed by ...

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  • USA walks back claim Iran 'has' arms program
USA walks back claim Iran 'has' arms program

They could tell the truth, they could say, we had this program, this secret program, it's over, we shelved it, it doesn't exist, we destroyed the material", he continued. Days earlier, Macron told German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May that he urged the US during his trip to Washington last week to stay in the accord...

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