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MAP: Pa. Census Tracts nominated for Opportunity Zone designation

MAP: Pa. Census Tracts nominated for Opportunity Zone designation

The Berkshires' three largest communities - the cities of North Adams and Pittsfield, and the town of Adams - are in the pipeline to become federally designated Opportunity Zones . Rep. Joe Gresko, D...

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Fraternity members barred from class after second offensive video surfaces

Fraternity members barred from class after second offensive video surfaces

It's bigger than the video, bigger than this one frat - because, believe me, this is not an isolated incident at 'cuse - and it's honestly bigger than Syracuse University ", said Elen Pease , who gr...

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Flyers' Couturier played with torn MCL

Flyers' Couturier played with torn MCL

They just chucked stuff while action was unfolding, forcing players to maneuver around it. "So pretty fortunate to be on the good end of them tonight". After leading the league in postseason goal scor...

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Video shows Minnesota fugitive grandmother's arrest in Texas

Video shows Minnesota fugitive grandmother's arrest in Texas

Colbert said if Florida goes first, Minnesota will watch closely. Police also connected Riess to the murder of Pamela Hutchinson, 59, in Fort Myers two weeks ago, saying she was seen on surveillan...

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Korean Air heiresses resign from executive roles

Korean Air heiresses resign from executive roles

The latest fracas came after the older sister had recently returned as president of Korean Air's hotel network despite resigning from her executive positions four years earlier and serving five month...

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Draymond Green credits Spurs after Game 4

Draymond Green credits Spurs after Game 4

In what Warriors coach Steve Kerr considered a "weird game", the Warriors outrebounded the Spurs, 61-34, despite going through the motions. But more importantly, after three straight games of missin...

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Rain, strong winds, possible tornadoes Sunday afternoon

Rain, strong winds, possible tornadoes Sunday afternoon

This all happens under partly-mostly sunny skies. High near 63. Rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch is possible. Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Sunday: Sunny, with a h...

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No Brexit transition deal without solution to Irish border issue, European Union warns

No Brexit transition deal without solution to Irish border issue, European Union warns

The revelation came after Britain's lead negotiator Olly Robbins met with senior European Union officials, and has raised doubts about hopes for the future deal with Europe . The deal done between ...

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Air strikes kill 20 in Yemen

Air strikes kill 20 in Yemen

At least 20 people have been killed and 40 others wounded in Saudi-led airstrikes that hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, a Yemeni health official said on Monday. Iran, which is accused of suppl...

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Mike Pompeo On Track For Confirmation For Secretary Of State

Mike Pompeo On Track For Confirmation For Secretary Of State

Trump also weighed in on Monday morning, blasting the Democrats on Twitter. Critics say Pompeo is too conservative to represent the country on the world stage, given past harsh remarks about Islam a...

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Indian PM to visit China for talks with Xi

Indian PM to visit China for talks with Xi

After a strained two-and-a-half month military standoff between India and China at Doklam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's informal bilateral meeting with President Xi Jinping later this week in Wuha...

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Brexit: Downing Street insists United Kingdom will still leave customs union

Brexit: Downing Street insists United Kingdom will still leave customs union

European officials also see staying in the customs arrangement as a potential solution to the otherwise intractable issue of how to avoid a hard border between the United Kingdom and Ireland after ...

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Armenian prime minister to resign amid protests

Armenian prime minister to resign amid protests

He said there were other possible solutions to the confrontation with protesters but that he would not resort to them. The move plunges the Caucasian Mountains country into uncertainty after 10 day...

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USA hopes for trade deal as pressure increases on China

USA hopes for trade deal as pressure increases on China

A visit by the US Treasury secretary to China likely signals a breakthrough in the dust-up between the world's 2-biggest economies, whose threats to slap tariffs on each other have rattled markets a...

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Gunfire Reported Near Saudi Palace, King Evacuated

Gunfire Reported Near Saudi Palace, King Evacuated

Footage shared on social media appeared to show heavy shooting that lasted for at least 30 seconds, sparking speculation of political unrest. Saudi sports authority chief Turki al-Sheikh tweeted, "W...

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Trump denies report that he privately calls Rod Rosenstein

Trump denies report that he privately calls Rod Rosenstein "Mr. Peepers"

Trump has become increasingly irked with Mueller and Rosenstein in recent weeks, particularly after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Cohen's office, home and hotel last week, calling the sei...

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Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 92nd birthday

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 92nd birthday

He said: "I have a feeling that in 1948, when you were 22, you didn't somehow expect that at the age of your 92nd birthday, to find your son in his 70th year". A non-white writer, Anita Sethi, claimed...

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Haley fires back at Kudlow over Russian Federation: 'I don't get confused'

Still, National Economic Council chairman Larry Kudlow insisted there was no confusion within the administration about the sanctions issue . But to then have Kudlow say, essentially, "Nikki is a ...

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Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

Worldwide inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) who arrived in Damascus almost a week ago were still waiting early on Friday to visit the site of the suspecte...

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No independent probe into Judge Loya's death case, SC says pleas 'scandalous'

No independent probe into Judge Loya's death case, SC says pleas 'scandalous'

A letter issued by the BJP parliamentary party on Thursday also provided written material for all party MPs asking them to run a campaign against Rahul and the Congress for defaming party President ...

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'Smallville' actress Alison Mack pleads not guilty to sex trafficking

'Smallville' actress Alison Mack pleads not guilty to sex trafficking

He said Mack, who was arrested in Brooklyn , New York, is accused of "directly or implicitly" requiring women "to engage in sexual activity with Raniere". She detailed that she joined Nxivm at the ...

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Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

The position of Commonwealth Chair-in-Office, held by the government leader of the CHOGM host country, would be transferred at the summit from the Prime Minister of Malta to the Prime Minister of the ...

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Magnitude 3.6 quake rattles Amherstburg, Ontario

Magnitude 3.6 quake rattles Amherstburg, Ontario

According to the USGS, the epicenter was in Amherstburg, Ontario , Canada. Both the Amherstburg and Windsor police departments tweeted that they had no reports of damage or injuries due to the qu...

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WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

The police say there is no immediate danger from the 500 kg British bomb, which was found on Heidestrasse last Wednesday. Trains were prevented from stopping at the busy station from 10 a.m., and th...

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White House Drives Democrats to Rear State Dept nominee Pompeo

White House Drives Democrats to Rear State Dept nominee Pompeo

The news that Pompeo traveled to Pyongyang as the Trump administration's envoy to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is unlikely to change the minds of any Democratic senators who have alre...

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Greitens files request for temporary restraining order against Hawley

Greitens files request for temporary restraining order against Hawley

Louis hairdresser in 2015. A St. Louis judge on Thursday rejected a bid to dismiss a criminal invasion of privacy charge against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens stemming from a sex scandal involving...

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Oil Rises to Highest Since 2014 on Bullish US Inventory Report

Oil Rises to Highest Since 2014 on Bullish US Inventory Report

The EIA reported USA crude stockpiles dropped 1.07 million barrels last week, while supplies at the Cushing, Oklahoma, pipeline hub dropped by 1.12 million. A committee that monitors adherence to the ...

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Starbucks' Howard Schultz: 'Ashamed' by arrests at Philadelphia store

Starbucks' Howard Schultz: 'Ashamed' by arrests at Philadelphia store

On May 29, over 175,000 employees across the United States will undergo racial bias education in order to "prevent discrimination and ensure everyone inside a Starbucks store feels safe and welc...

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SpaceX to launch NASA spacecraft to look for alien planets

SpaceX to launch NASA spacecraft to look for alien planets

SpaceX might use a "giant party balloon" to retrieve rocket parts after a launch, according to CEO Elon Musk . The telescope will certainly have the ability to cover almost the whole skies, and al...

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Japan-US trade surplus edges down as Abe, Trump meet

Japan-US trade surplus edges down as Abe, Trump meet

Mr. Trump said Wednesday during a second day of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he wants to see "free, fair and reciprocal trade" between the two countries and a whittling away of t...

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