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Former Governor Phil Bredesen Announces US Senate Run

Bredesen also discussed his leadership success, both in business and government, and touched on the topics of health care, the opioid crisis and the economy. Bush. Phil Bredesen, who spent 8-years as Tennessee Governor ending in 2011, spent the day making calls to friends and donors after his announcement Thursday morning. Read More »

President Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine,' PA says

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Vice President Mike Pence made his second official visit to IN in a month November 10 for a roundtable discussion with Gov. Eric Holcomb, Sen. "Such a meeting will not take place", the Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association announced. Read More »

Heavy rain and cold for Friday, but no snow

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Thursday until noon Friday. Central Georgia is not under any watches, or warnings (as of now). Some of our models are hinting at a final push of moisture that swings through overnight Friday into Saturday morning. WDSU meteorologist Kweilyn Murphy said most areas will only see flurries with little if any accumulation; however, a few spots - especially on the northern boundary between Louisiana and MS - could see less than an inch of accumulation on grassy surfaces, rooftops and elevated ... Read More »

First death reported as 200000 flee California wildfires

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Sustained winds were gusting to 66 miles per hour at Boney Mountain in Ventura County, according to the National Weather Service. On top of exhaustion from the long hours, they're also trying to stave off the effects of smoke inhalation and the airborne embers irritating their eyes. Read More »

Shinto shrine head, 2 others killed in Tokyo sword attack

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Police said that Nagako Tomioka, the 58-year-old head of Tomioka Hachimangu shrine , was attacked as she got out of her auto Thursday night. After slashing the priestess, Shigenaga Tomioka then stabbed the younger woman to death with a sword, before killing himself, police said. Read More »

Modi attacks Cong, says party tried to erase Ambedkar's contribution

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Modi added that the Government had developed five places related to Babasaheb Ambedkar into pilgrimage spots. "But I see hope in today's generation...." In this context, he mentioned the sites at Alipur in Delhi; Mhow in Madhya Pradesh; Indu Mill in Mumbai; Deeksha Bhumi in Nagpur; and the house in London. Read More »

Westbrook, Thunder roll into Mexico meeting with Nets

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Allen Crabbe had 15 points for Brooklyn, playing without guards Jeremy Lin and D'Angelo Russell because of injuries and without power forward Trevor Booker after he was traded to Philadelphia before the game. 7, 2017. Oklahoma City was up by nine at halftime and took a 79-74 lead into the fourth but did not lead after Westbrook's free throw with 7:38 to go. Read More »

Wonder Wheel is Woody Allen's most autobiographical film in years, unfortunately

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Kate Winslet has nothing but niceties for her director Woody Allen's portrayal of women - even as his daughter, Dylan Farrow , calls out stars like Winslet for their enduring support. If she were surrounded by a better movie, there'd be much to talk about in Winslet's performance: how her voice gets subtly, endearingly higher during a drunk scene; how you can see hope drain from her face as if a plug suddenly were pulled; how she valiantly nearly sells a line like, "I hate it, this whole ... Read More »

Anushka leaves for Italy with family amid wedding rumors

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Celebrity couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are ready to say "I do". Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's rumoured Italian wedding is the talk of the town. News reports suggested that the star couple is getting married in Italy in the coming week. These photos of the Sharma family is only proving speculation of Virushka's wedding this weekend. Read More »

China, Russia Stage Drills to Counter S.Korea-US Exercise

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The Vigilant Ace exercise , which was scheduled before the missile launch, involves 230 aircraft and about 12,000 service members from the US and South Korea . This threat came in retaliation for President Donald Trump's speech at the U.N. General Assembly in which he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea, which the country branded a "declaration of war". Read More »

Ingram's game-winner lifts Lakers past Sixers

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Over the course of a five-game losing streak that seemingly restored order in the standings, the Lakers have posted a bottom-five defensive rating (112.4) which, in all frankness, is closer to the baseline that many assumed for the 2017-2018 season. Read More »

Tillerson says Ukraine is a sticking point in US-Russia ties

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But Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a long and grievance-filled speech to the OSCE, said an expanded mandate would be akin to an occupation. "We should be clear about the source of this violence", Tillerson said. In his speech, he referred to the 2015 Minsk ceasefire agreement, brokered in the Belarussian capital by France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine. Read More »

China Says No Change in Its Stand on India's Membership to NSG

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The decision was taken at the grouping's plenary meeting in Vienna. It joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in June a year ago, but China has stalled India's entry into the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG ), which controls access to critical nuclear knowhow. Read More »

Champions League Last-16 Teams Confirmed

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Matchday six of the 2017-18 Champions League is over and we now have a completed field of 16 teams that will progress from the group stageThirty-two teams have been whittled down to 16 for the second-round draw, which takes place shortly after the conclusion of the final group games. Read More »

Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli in Gaza city

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He stressed that a united Jerusalem was the capital of all of Palestine. Hamas went through the motion of handing over control of the Gaza Strip to Fatah and the Palestinian Authority - from which it violently wrestled control in 2007 - as it seemed to cooperate with the terms agreed to under Egyptian brokering. Read More »

San Diego fire weather is so extreme, purple is the new red

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The brush fire broke out just before 11:20 a.m. on Thursday off of I-15 near Hwy 76. Mandatory evacuations were ordered in the area of West Lilac Road and Sullivan Middle School. The fire in north San Diego County, dubbed the Lilac Fire , forced numerous evacuations among private horse owners in previous days and had reached an estimated 100-150 acres as of Thursday afternoon, prompting Del Mar and Fairplex to open the doors of their stable gates to displaced horses. Read More »

Parents of murder suspect appear in court

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Donaldson's access and knowledge", said Pruner, when asked by Judge Margaret Taylor what the state's goal is with asking questions. A similar motion was filed Wednesday afternoon against the mother, prosecutors said. Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, faces four counts of first-degree murder in deaths of Benjamin Mitchell, Monica Hoffa, Anthony Naiboa and Ronald Felton . Read More »

Reza Zarrab accused of raping cellmate in Manhattan prison

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Zarrab, 34, pleaded guilty to the conspiracy in October and has cooperated, providing evidence to support charges against Atilla and other individuals. "How did you get out of those charges?" Fleming asked. "I don't have any anger toward anybody, ma'am", Zarrab said. Zarrab said he spoke about that idea with his attorney, "possibly" in 2014. Read More »

Delhi govt finds Max Hospital guilty in infant death case

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The Delhi police said on Wednesday that it had transferred the case to its crime unit. The baby boy died at a nursing home in Pitampura after battling for life for almost a week. "We are shaken and concerned at this rare incident", said the hospital in a statement. He also said he will also not get his wife, who is still admitted at Max Hospital, discharged from until they get justice. Read More »

'Creek Fire' burns 4000 acres above Sylmar and prompts evacuations

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Virginia Padilla, whose family owns a ranch in Sylmar, had the devastating loss of at least 30 horses to the 11,000-acre blaze dubbed the Creek Fire . That zones hugs Foothill Boulevard and stretches for approximately 15 miles from Sylmar to Crescenta Highlands. Evacuations were also issued for Arroyo Street north of the 210 Freeway and areas of Maclay, Pocoima Wash west of Sayre Street and Eldridge, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart stated in an update. Read More »

House passes spending bill, first step in avoiding government shutdown

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They say "we had a productive conversation on a wide variety of issues". "We can not plan for what we need to do with readiness", he said. Democrats lamented the process used to approve the legislation and argued that Republicans had squandered time that could have been used to deal with long-term funding for issues such as the opioid crisis, children's health insurance and other issues. Read More »

Two rockets fired on Israel land in Gaza

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President Trump's announcement that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Gaza residents said there were no casualties from the Israeli attack and that two unmanned lookout posts were hit. On Wednesday, Trump announced the relocation of the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - a move which drew numerous negative reactions from Muslim communities around the world. Read More »

Conservative Arizona Rep. Trent Franks resigning

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On Thursday evening, a group of conservative House Republicans gathered around Franks on the floor and prayed with him. According to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's office, "According to Arizona state law, the governor will have to call a special election to fill the seat because Franks' resignation comes more than six months before the next general election". Read More »

Nike to name New Headquarters Building After Serena Williams

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In September, Williams gave birth to the couple's first child , daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach . The space will cover three city blocks. Former track and field athlete Sebastian Coe and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski are also having future buildings named after them. Read More »

Remembering Pearl Harbor 76 years later

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The Corpus Christi Veterans band, Mary Carroll High School NJROTC, and the Corpus Christi Fire Department Pipes and drums will be featured during the ceremony. Almost half of the American casualties that morning were aboard the U.S.S. Arizona, Jindrich said. "Instead, they redoubled their efforts to break the Imperial Navy's code to anticipate the adversary's next move", Swift said. Read More »

Rep. John Lewis boycotting MS civil rights museum due to Trump's attendance

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Lewis, who voted on Wednesday in favor of a failed attempt to begin impeachment proceedings against Mr. Trump, has clashed with the president several times since he won the election. "However, they have every right to protest it", Sanders added. The Georgia Democrat and civil rights icon helped organize the 1964 Freedom Summer targeting segregation in Mississippi. Read More »

Iraq Summons US Ambassador over Jerusalem Decision

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The statement further said, 'As terrorist attacks, political upheaval, and violence often take place without any warning, U. "The Worldwide Caution was updated with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against us citizens and interests overseas", a State Department spokesperson told The Hill . Read More »