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Shoddily placed barricades add to woes on city roads

Shoddily placed barricades add to woes on city roads

Mysuru: used as medians are turning out to add to the problem they are meant to solve, by turning out to be hindrances to free movement of vehicles rather than easing it. The main reason is that they are placed in a very haphazard manner, and many of them are worn out. It has become very easy for pedestrians and […]

Border Patrol: Heroin seized at New Mexico checkpoint

By – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) – The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents have seized more than $1 million in heroin at an immigration checkpoint in New Mexico. The agency says authorities conducting an inspection at the checkpoint on New Mexico Highway 70 found the drugs Thursday in a black Honda that was […]

Possible migrant site minutes from former internment camp

Possible migrant site minutes from former internment camp

By HANNAH GRABENSTEIN – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Nearly 75 years after federal officials shuttered a Japanese-American internment camp in , Arkansas, the Trump administration is examining a site about 2 miles away as a potential temporary shelter for immigrant children. The Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that the […]

Capitals trade Brooks Orpik, Philipp Grubauer to Colorado for second-round pick

Capitals trade Brooks Orpik, Philipp Grubauer to Colorado for second-round pick

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 The traded defenseman and goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for the 47th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft Friday night. The trade gives seven selections in the draft, as well as creating more cap space to attempt to re-sign their pending free agents like . […]

3 Maryland schools to revoke Bill Cosby‘s honorary degrees

By – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 BALTIMORE (AP) – The University System of Maryland says three universities in the state are rescinding honorary degrees awarded to comedian and actor . The Baltimore Sun reports the System’s Board of Regents announced the revocations Friday. The board says it received requests to revoke the degrees after was convicted in […]

Children Separated From Parents Being Housed in Chicago

Children Separated From Parents Being Housed in Chicago

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin visited a local organization Friday that is helping shelter children separated from their parents under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. According to Senator Durbin and organization officials, 66 children are being housed by the Heartland Alliance in their nine Chicago-area shelters, a third of whom are under the age of five. “Sixty-six children are […]

CTU President Karen Lewis Retiring

CTU President Karen Lewis Retiring

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is retiring just weeks after undergoing brain surgery amid an ongoing battle with cancer.  Lewis confirmed to NBC 5 that she plans to step down as president of the union, noting that she turned in her retirement papers earlier this week.  “I need to focus on my health right now,” Lewis said. “It‘s going […]