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Local pastor remembers the Reverend Billy Graham

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A ceremony featuring congressional leaders was being prepared, Ryan said. The US Capitol tribute will follow Graham's remains lying in repose at the family house, which is at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, his organization said. A giant tent is under construction at the Billy Graham Library to hold 2,300 invited guests for the private funeral service next Friday, including President Trump and every living former USA president. Read More »

Surprise Date Set for Embassy Move to Jerusalem

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The goal of opening the facility by May 2018 marks a significant acceleration in planning. The United States is expected to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a US official told Reuters on Friday, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of usa policy and is bound to trouble US allies who have already objected. Read More »

Snow, wind coming to northern Arizona with next storm

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Ice accumulations between one-tenth and one-quarter of an inch are expected in these areas. The National Weather Service says to expect two-to-four inches of snow in most places with up to seven inches of snow possible. The National Weather Service in Hanford warned of slick, snow-covered or icy roads and possible travel delays. Flagstaff is expected to get up to 5 inches (13 centimeters) of snow, with similar levels expected in valley locations of Mohave County and more in the mountains of ... Read More »

Korda breaks course record

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I have a couple of screws in my face. "I didn't feel happy like I did on the first day". "I had no pain, [I was] just numb. The headaches are gone". 10-under-par round was a personal best for Jessica Korda and a course record for the Siam Country Club. "I just hit the collar". But an absolute bomb of a putt from the lower deck of the final green curled in for eagle on the 18 to cap her rally. Read More »

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indicted for invasion of privacy

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In a leaked audio recording released earlier this year , the woman whom Greitens allegedly blackmailed claimed that he took a photo of her naked and blindfolded for the explicit goal of using it as a deterrent to prevent her from discussing their relationship. Read More »

Husband Charged with Murder of Woman Who Led Risqué Double Life

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His bond was set at $500,000. Lemley says William West "didn't seem to be very upset" by his wife's death during the investigation. West worked as an unsworn campus police officer at Birmingham-Southern College, where spokeswoman Hannah Wolfson said he had been placed on leave and is being fired. Read More »

Crunch Brexit talks hint at compromise within Tory factions

May allies also view an attempt by Remainers, led by former ministers Kenneth Clarke and Anna Soubry , to win a Commons vote committing Britain to stay in the European customs union as an "existential moment". The talks at Mrs May's Chequers country retreat ended at 10pm on Thursday, with Brexiteers proclaiming that Britain was on course to make a clean break with the EU. Read More »

Crunch Brexit talks hint at compromise within Tory factions

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May allies also view an attempt by Remainers, led by former ministers Kenneth Clarke and Anna Soubry , to win a Commons vote committing Britain to stay in the European customs union as an "existential moment". The talks at Mrs May's Chequers country retreat ended at 10pm on Thursday, with Brexiteers proclaiming that Britain was on course to make a clean break with the EU. Read More »

Trump expected to announce 'largest package of new sanctions' against North Korea

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The White House announced Thursday that Trump , a senior adviser to her father President Trump , will lead the presidential delegation traveling to South Korea for Sunday's closing ceremony. "The upcoming visit by adviser Ivanka is meant to celebrate the successful hosting of the Pyeongchang Olympics and highlight the mutual understanding of the South Korea-US alliance", Noh Kyu-duk, spokesman for the foreign ministry in Seoul, said Tuesday, according to the Yonhap news agency. Read More »

No survivors in IN plane crash, police report

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Officials have not confirmed any fatalities at this time, according to FOX59. Such a plane can hold up to 10 people. Authorities say no one survived when a small Wisconsin-bound plane carrying multiple people crashed into a central IN farm field. Read More »

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation for lack of action on shooter Cruz

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With that said, we the people must tell our lawmakers that it is time for a change! Ilan Alhadeff, the girl's father said, "It's the time to talk about it today and the next day and the day after until this is resolved". Investigators are trying to track the purchases, which Cruz appears to have made in the past year or so, the source said. He hurled slurs at blacks and Muslims, and according to the Anti-Defamation League, had ties to white supremacists. Read More »

No school Friday at Dubuque Sr. High due to "potential threat"

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The Columbus city schools say there will be an increased police presence at buildings in the district Friday after several threats were made on social media. Law enforcement told district staff in Blaine that similar threats have been received by schools in Washington and across the U.S. The investigation into the situation is ongoing. Read More »

President Trump says 'we've proved I'm a conservative'

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Yet after an emotionally draining week following the Florida high school mass shooting, Trump also must decide how far, if at all, he will stray from a key CPAC ideological tenet: protecting the Second Amendment from any gun-control legislation. Read More »

MI mayor declares state of emergency

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The Red Cross opened shelters to assist those in need. Other parts of the Midwest were under winter weather advisories on Thursday, with Kansas school districts and universities canceling classes and many state employees being told to stay home. Read More »

Michael Porter Jr. cleared for all basketball activities

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All in all, this is just a huge win for Missouri and Porter. A little over a week after a report surfaced that he was considering a return before the end of the season, the Mizzou freshman reportedly got some good news on Thursday. If he can return, stay healthy and show he's still one of the top players in the nation, then perhaps he'll convince National Basketball Association scouts he's worth a high lottery pick this summer. Read More »

Two arrested for mob violence on Kerala Adivasi man, Pinarayi condemns incident

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The victim identified as A Madhu was a resident of Kadukamanna tribal hamlet. "Also, there is a mass campaign going on that Madhu was forced to commit theft because of poverty, which is absolutely wrong". "I have instructed the State police chief to carry out this task (taking action against those responsible for Madhu's murder)". State culture and SC/ST minister A K Balan will visit the area on Saturday. Read More »

NRA's LaPierre Offers Free Armed Guard Training For All Schools

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She went on to speak directly to reporters covering the event in National Harbor, Maryland. "I think it makes flawless sense if teachers want to exercise their right to keep and bear arms", he said . The American Conservative Union's gathering featured speeches by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Marion Maréchal-Le Pen - the niece of Marine Le Pen , who lost France's presidential election to Emmanuel Macronlast year. Read More »

School shooting videos could scar kids - or galvanize them

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Israel also advocated for "sensible gun control", and argued that he believes every school in the US should have a resource deputy employed. Students are also encourage to sign a large banner that will be sent along with, they hope, at least 1,000 notes. Read More »

'The Simpsons' showrunner: Ted Cruz 'could use a pacifier'

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The Simpsons has taken numerous shots at politicians through the years, including one in particular back in 2000 when the show predicted Donald Trump would be an bad president someday. Keen observers of The Simpsons , however, may have noticed that Homer Simpson is an ambulatory example of everything a person ought not do and Lisa Simpson is the perennial voice of reason. Read More »

After T20I win, Virat Kohli and his men go out for dinner

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And fortunately for him, that's what happened. Bhuvneshwar said , "Whenever India goes overseas, the reputation is that India are not good at batting against short bowling". Duminy quietly anchored the innings at the other end as Klaasen let it flow. The capacity crowd was undeterred by the rain and the fact that it comprised nearly as much Indian as South African support, provided a lively theatre for some T20 cricketainment. Read More »

860 pounds of cocaine seized at Russian embassy in Argentina

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An Argentine police official and a former Russian diplomat were among the five people arrested following a 14-month-long investigation, which started after hundreds of pounds of cocaine were found at the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires , Argentina, in 2016, authorities said Thursday. Read More »

Milwaukee teachers' union: Proposal to arm teachers 'irrational and irresponsible'

Why dont they just let the teachers teach?" DeSoto County school officials are meeting with local law enforcement and DCS employees to find out what concerns they have and getting input on keeping schools safe. Then, from the vast number of teachers who are sure to volunteer for this rewarding job, we are going to select the teachers we think are most capable of handling a gun and cross our fingers and hope that we chose right and that none of the people we choose ever loses his/her temper ... Read More »

UN Security Council To Try Again For Syria Cease-Fire Resolution

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Russian Federation requested Thursday's open meeting of the council. "Nearly all people living here live in shelters now". It means once again Russian Federation has threatened the use of its veto to delay a humanitarian effort as it tries to shield Syrian forces attacking rebels. Read More »

President Trump delivers speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference

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Pence added that there was no reason that the USA government should get in the way of companies looking to lead the way and return America to the forefront of space exploration. "We've witnessed the power of commercial satellites to reconnect isolated communities in the wake of natural disasters". "There's no reason we can't do the same for rockets", Pence said, receiving applause from 300 guests inside the Space Center's Processing Facility. Read More »

The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment

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But as dominant as Vonn was in the downhill, Shiffrin almost matched that in the slalom, posting the third-fastest time with 40.52 seconds. Wendy Holdener of Switzerland was 1.44 seconds back to earn the bronze . Vonn said she had watched video of downhill gold medalist Sofia Goggia of Italy, and said that damage to one of her skis may have cost her time in the downhill event on Wednesday. Read More »

North Korea cancels meeting with Vice President

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The delegation's trip should "help advance the process of settling peace on the Korean Peninsula including the improvement of inter-Korean relations and denuclearization", the Unification Ministry said. 20, 2018. "At the closing ceremony their lines of movement will not cross", a senior official of Seoul's presidential Blue House told Yonhap news agency. Read More »

Cops And Educators Agree: Arming Teachers Is A Terrible Idea

Asked by VOA News to respond to teachers who say they do not want guns in their classrooms, Trump replied, "These would be people that actually would want them". Trump appeared to be endorsing a plan to raise the minimum age to buy assault-type weapons . This law, signed by Governor Bill Haslam, essentially follows Trump's recommendation allowing Tennessee school systems to hire retired law enforcement officers after they meet certain requirements, like training. Read More »

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, bringing death toll to 4

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The other injured tourists are Ellie Milward, 29, and Jennifer Barham, 39. Three of the seven people aboard - Becky Dobson, 27; Jason Hill, 32; and Stuart Hill, 30, - died at the scene, police said. He was strong, courageous and I will never forget him. Ellie is critical and is continuing to fight. Last week hundreds of mourners attended a memorial to the three in their home town of Worthing, West Sussex. Read More »

Trump Wants Teachers To Go Through Special Gun Training To Combat Shooters

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Mr Trump earlier voiced support for the idea of arming teachers during an emotional White House meeting on Wednesday with students who survived the shooting and a parent whose child did not. "And we're going to be focusing very strongly on mental health , because here's a case of mental health", he added. But his suggestion of arming teachers drew scorn at the town hall meeting. Read More »