Churchill Downs moves online wagering operations to Kentucky

TwinSpires is the official online wagering site of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby . TwinSpires has become a lucrative part of the Louisville-based racing and gambling company as a platform for mobile wagering on thoroughbred, harness and q... More..

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Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned U.S. reliability

India's prime minister says it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on USA climate policy. Addressing the media after the two sides undertook a comp...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Longhorns back in NCAA baseball tourney

Host and No. 1 seed North Carolina and No. 4 Davidson also play Friday in the double-elimination regional. All Fayetteville Regional contests will be streamed live online through ESPN3 (WatchESPN.com). Yale wen...More..

President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Robert M. Kelly, died in 2010 after he stepped on a land mine while on patrol in Afghanistan . Secretary of Defense James Mattis introduced Mr. Trump and recognized the "fighting spirit" of USA military ...More..

Police officer on way to work killed in highway crash
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Police officer on way to work killed in highway crash

The drivers in the other two vehicles were injured and transported to Morristown Medical Center. State police said the accident occurred on the eastbound side of Interstate 78 in Bernards Township around 6:20...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Justices side with Mexican immigrant in deportation case

In 2009, he pleaded no contest in the Superior Court of California to a statutory rape offense - "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor who is more than three years younger than the perpetrator", according...More..

Trump visits graves of recent war casualties in Arlington
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump visits graves of recent war casualties in Arlington

The boy was visiting his father's grave with his mother, Brittany Jacobs. With their families in attendance, Trump told the stories of three service members killed in the war in Afghanistan, where he said t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

North Korea: Pyongyang lands missile in Japan's territorial waters

Hwasong, or Mars, in Korean, is the North's name for its Scud-class ballistic missiles. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in response to the test: " North Korea's provocation by ignoring repeated warni...More..

3 new names added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

3 new names added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall

The federal holiday started as an event to honor Union soldiers who had died during the American Civil War . "We need to remember that", said Tom Dayvault, USA, Vet. "I had an occasion to remember many of my...More..

Reading equipped to handle Championship play-off final pressure, says boss Stam
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Reading equipped to handle Championship play-off final pressure, says boss Stam

They creep in but I just try and keep talking positive to myself and say you're going to put it in. "Players now work with agents to bring players in from all corners of the world and they end up with guys ea...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, former United States national security advisor, dead at 89

Major foreign policy events during his tenure include the normalization of relations with China, along with the severing of ties with the Republic of China on Taiwan, the signing of the SALT II treaty, brokerin...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Modi has "very good interaction" with Merkel during Germany visit

Following global reaction to comments she made Sunday, Merkel stood her ground for a second day, saying it was good that last week's Group of Seven summit "didn't paper over" a clash on climate change that pitt...More..

Michigan State will cut ties with football staff member Curtis Blackwell
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Michigan State will cut ties with football staff member Curtis Blackwell

The decision will end Blackwell's tenure with the Spartans after almost four months of uncertainty regarding his status. The nature of the allegations against Blackwell are unknown. He previously coached at t...More..

'Security incident' puts Air Force base in Texas on lockdown
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

'Security incident' puts Air Force base in Texas on lockdown

A Facebook post advised that the base "is now undergoing a security incident" and directed "all personnel in the areas of 5506, 5408, 5616 & 5725 stay inside their current locations until further direction". ...More..

Year-old boy found dead hours after Amber Alert issued
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Year-old boy found dead hours after Amber Alert issued

Jackson Public Schools said grief counselors were made available for students and staff at the school. "At this time , we all share the sentiment of a broken heart for Kingston and his family". The Missi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

He said he called law enforcement "to incentivize them to leave the House". After unfurling banners inside the House of Representatives gallery, holding signs , and chanting, the protesters were eventually cle...More..

Did Jared Kushner Meet Russian Oligarch Over Business Or Politics
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Did Jared Kushner Meet Russian Oligarch Over Business Or Politics

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have his security clearance reviewed after the revelation that he allegedly spoke with a Russian ambassador, the House Intelligence Committee's top De...More..

Trump hails fallen Colorado Springs soldier, others at Arlington
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump hails fallen Colorado Springs soldier, others at Arlington

And Mr. Trump singled out his homeland security secretary, John Kelly , for whom military sacrifice is close to home. Before joining the Trump administration, Secretary Kelly served as the top Marine comma...More..

Russian Officials Bragged They Had Compromising Financial Information About Trump
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Russian Officials Bragged They Had Compromising Financial Information About Trump

The details of the communication shed new light on information United States intelligence received about Russian claims of influence. The Russians believed "they had the ability to influence the administratio...More..

At least a dozen hurt in North Carolina storms
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

At least a dozen hurt in North Carolina storms

US-421 was closed in both directions just north of Clinton Holder said the storms appeared to have taken a path from west to east just north of Clinton and the Basstown, Keener, and Kitty Fork areas were the wo...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

During a press conference Tuesday with Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau, Gentiloni affirmed the importance of ties with the United States, but said: "We have fundamentally different goals which we can not renoun...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Texas to embrace new anti-abortion law

Despite the tensions, the budget overwhelmingly cleared both the House and Senate , and Republicans in both chambers praised it as responsible belt-tightening in the face of slumping energy prices. The comprom...More..

OH drivers see lower gas prices at end of holiday weekend
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

OH drivers see lower gas prices at end of holiday weekend

SC was No. 1, at $2.03 per gallon, while California was last with an average of $3.11 per gallon. Robust gasoline supplies and forecasts for weaker demand than anticipated this summer are pushing gas prices l...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful

Accompanied by first lady Melania, Trump waved to reporters as he made his way into the White House but made no comment. "Now, despite that, he brought Jared Kushner into the White House because of his loya...More..

Florida behavioral therapist arrested, charged with molestation of patient
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Florida behavioral therapist arrested, charged with molestation of patient

Jessica Lazzara, 42, of Mulberry, was sacked from Big Bear Behavioral Health after her arrest on May 25. The charges apparently stem from an incident that happened during a therapy session with children. The ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Memorial Day ceremony held at Wilmington National Cemetery

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is celebrating Memorial Day by delivering remarks at two different ceremonies, one at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue and the other at Memorial Park in Omaha. Veterans who ha...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

US Secretary of State says Turkish violence 'simply unacceptable'

Turkey requested " a full investigation of this diplomatic incident ", saying the actions of US security personnel were " contrary to diplomatic rules and practices ". Turkish officials, however, are blaming U...More..

US Navy SEAL member killed after parachute malfunction
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

US Navy SEAL member killed after parachute malfunction

Captain Jourden Moger, the Deputy Commander Chaplain Navy's Mid-Atlantic region, called the deceased soldier, whose name has not been released pending family notification, a "true hero". Leap Frog performances...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Body found at scene of Long Beach apartment fire

Firefighters investigated, and when they reached the second floor, saw light smoke coming from an apartment, Heflin said. Firefighters went to the unit and forced entry, where they found heavy smoke inside an...More..

Arrests, hospitalizations up over previous year at Sunset Music Festival
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Arrests, hospitalizations up over previous year at Sunset Music Festival

An additional 65 attendees were treated on-site on Saturday, for non-life threatening reasons, such as dehydration and intoxication. Temperatures at the festival reached the 90s over Memorial Day Weekend; howev...More..