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Minnesota Gets A One Year Real ID Extension


The extension means Minnesotans will still be able to board commercial airplanes and access federal facilities with their state-issued driver's licenses and birth certificates come January. SC is getting another extension for the new REAL ID licenses that will soon be required nationwide. The state started on the road to Real ID compliance in 2011 when the Motor Vehicle Commission switched to the "enhanced digital driver's" license. Read More »

Trump's fortune falls $600 million on Forbes list


The drop comes from a decline in Trump's net worth, according to Forbes . Trump now sits at spot No. 248 on the list , after coming in previous year at No. Forbes , which has tracked Trump since the list's debut in 1982, said the president's faltering net worth is due to weakening in the New York City real estate market. Read More »

North Korea is threatening the U.S. to make "an incredible impact"


The U.S. should expect that it would face unimaginable strike at an unimaginable time", the agency said in a statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency in English. On Monday, Kim In-ryong, North Korea's deputy UN envoy, told a UN General Assembly committee the Korean peninsula situation had reached a touch-and-go point and a nuclear war could break out at any moment. Read More »

LEGO Shoots For the Stars with 'Pioneering Women' Themed NASA Sets


The toy company confirmed Wednesday its latest set paying tribute to key women in NASA history will launch on November 1. However, the first glimpse into the final version of the Lego set reveals that Johnson - who was also featured in the recent film " Hidden Figures " - was left out. Read More »

Teen killed 2 young siblings to be alone, police say


In Colorado, investigators are interviewing people who were in the house at the time of the stabbings and talking to neighbors and other family members to find out more about the family, Black said. The 19-year-old and his younger siblings all slept in the same room. "Just how hard this is for our first responders. not to mention our communications center who is on the phone with family members as this is occurring and happening", Black said. Read More »

Bodies Found In Joshua Tree May Belong To Missing OC Hikers


One of the bodies is believed to be that of 21-year-old Filipino-American Joseph Orbeso from Lakewood. According to Coachella Valley-based TV station KESQ , Gilbert Orbeso, the missing man's father, was with the Joshua Tree Search and Rescue team when the bodies were discovered and reportedly identified his son's remains. Read More »

Trump's visit to Korea confirmed for November 7


USA envoy for North Korea policy Joseph Yun said ahead of his meeting with the South Korean and Japanese envoys that North Korea's nuclear ambitions have created a "very serious situation" that called for high-level engagement between the allies. Read More »

Imran Khan condemns loss of lives in Pakistan blast


Security forces have cordoned the area off. Nature of the explosion is not determined yet. In a message to media outlets from an undisclosed location, Taliban spokesperson Muhammad Khurasani claimed the responsibility for the attack in Quetta , and said they wanted to target the Frontier Corps (FC). Read More »

In Virginia governor's race, Northam leads Gillespie in cash


The latest poll shows Gillespie with a slight lead, garnering 49 percent of support from likely voters to Northam's 48 percent. While it's still unclear if President Trump will make a visit to Virginia, he tweeted support for Gillespie while accusing Northam of "fighting for" the MS-13 gang. Read More »

Sri Lanka commits to Lahore T20I despite reluctance from players

The two teams will also play three Twenty20 internationals, the first two in Abu Dhabi (October 26 and 27) and the third in Lahore (October 29). "SLC have over the past two months conducted a thorough evaluation with the assistance of the government of Sri Lanka , government of Pakistan , PCB and independent security experts", the SLC release said. Read More »

North Korea: 'The Entire US Mainland Is Within Our Firing Range'


The pair also discussed U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Japan, slated to begin from November 5 among other matters, informed sources said. It's been almost a quarter century of the same diplomatic policies under three different presidential administrations with very few results other than passing off the North Korea nuclear problem to their successor. Read More »

Karan Higdon's 3 TDs lead MI over IN in OT


He accounted for almost 74 percent of Michigan's rushing yards, so it's safe to say this was his breakout game of 2017 for the Wolverines . Michigan's defense was dominant once again, holding the Hoosiers to just 278 yards, including 80 on the ground. Read More »

US Supreme Court Keeps Microsoft Ireland Email Case Alive

The DoJ has argued that it should have a right to access data stored overseas in order to protect against national security threats, while Microsoft viewed this approach as reaching too far and with ramifications for reciprocal rulings with other countries. Read More »

At least 30 people die in wildfires in Portugal and Spain


However, more than 50 people have also been injured on the Portuguese side of the border while thousands of firefighters are battling the flames, which exploded across the north-eastern side of Portugal and parts of Spain over the weekend after a hot dry summer. Read More »

Rescued Canadian-American family leaves Pakistan


The youngster, who was born in captivity with his three siblings, appeared to be happy as he played with his father on Saturday. "God-willing the healing process - physically and mentally can begin", Boyle said. Boyle provided a separate, handwritten statement then expressing disagreement with US foreign policy. The couple and their children were rescued in a dramatic operation orchestrated by the USA and Pakistani governments, officials said Thursday. Read More »

Iraq Accuses Kurds of 'Declaration of War' in Kirkuk


Kurdistan Vice President Kosrat Rasul told Rudaw News the reinforcements were sent to Kirkuk late Thursday night in response to "threats" of attack from a combined force of Iraqi government soldiers and Iranian-backed militia, called Hashd al-Shaabi, reportedly massing on the Iraqi side of the border with Kurdistan. Read More »

New Austrian leader 'will be Europe's youngest head of government'


Conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, is set to take power and form an alliance with the far-right. That should translate to 62 of 183 seats, according to ORF. "Austria's central role in post-war European constriction founded on democracy and human rights must not be allowed to be sacrificed on the altar of political expediency and short-term populism which reminds us of far-darker times within living memory", he urged. Read More »

Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza


The Egyptian patrons of the reconciliation deal invited Palestinian factions for a national dialogue in Cairo on October 21, to discuss the remaining issues related to the decade long internal Palestinian division. Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the nationalist Jewish Home party, blasted the deal. "This reconciliation agreement concludes the conflict among our Palestinian brothers", Kalin said in a statement . Read More »

Potential "win-win" for NaVorro Bowman


Though Bowman returned with an All-Pro campaign in 2015, an Achilles tear last season brought his 2016 to a premature conclusion and it is evident this year he is not the same player. "We had a conversation and, I don't know - they're doing what they want to do and, I don't know". Bowman's salary is guaranteed with an offset, meaning his next team can get a discount if they get the deal done for less than his base salary. Read More »