News archive from 26 April 2017, page 13

NBA draft early entries: By the numbers

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSNBA mock drafts: Popular picks for Phoenix Suns | 1:01The Suns are guaranteed to have a Top 5 NBA draft pick. Here are some players they could take. SkipxEmbed...

AZCentral, 11:29 in Sport
 

NFL mock draft: New pick for Arizona Cardinals in Mac's final edition

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare The Cardinals have the No. 13 pick in Thursday's NFL draft. Several players are linked to the team in many mock drafts. Bob McManaman, azcentral sports NFL insider, rolls out the fourth and final version of his NFL mock...

AZCentral, 11:29 in Sport
 

Badgers nearly cut off UK town from the outside world

Some burrowing badgers settled in and made tunnels under the only road leading to a small British town, triggering a large sinkhole and threatening to trap some people inside the village. For now, any cars or trucks wider than an average cement mixer...

 

Amazon just announced the Echo Look, a new camera and style assistant

Amazon unveiled the latest product in its line of smart hardware products, the Echo Look. The $199.99 Echo Look, currently available by invitation only, will let users take full-length photos and videos hands-free. They can get a second opinion using...

 

Looming TV writers strike could help Trump

LOS ANGELES –  If there is one person who is looking forward to a writers strike, it would be President Donald Trump. The Writers Guild of America is threatening to strike if they can’t cut a deal with some of the biggest studios in the business. And...

 

APNewsBreak: Livestrong revenue dropped again in 2015

AUSTIN, Texas –  The Livestrong cancer charity saw a fundraising and contributions nosedive in 2015 for a third straight year after founder Lance Armstrong's performance-enhancing drug scandal. Livestrong's most recent federal financial disclosures...

Fox News, 11:37 in Health
 

Official: Trump personally ordered tougher language in State Department's Iran letter

President Trump personally ordered tougher language to be included in a State Department letter on Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, after rejecting an initial draft, a senior administration official confirmed to Fox News. The White House last...

Fox News, 11:38 in Politics
 

Dissatisfied with jail meal, 7 inmates riot in Marshall County

Seven Marshall County inmates are facing additional charges for damaging property during a weekend riot about their dissatisfaction with food served at a jail meal, authorities said. When the seven inmates first complained to jail staff about their...

 

Political books get out the vote as two land in USA TODAY's top 10

Here’s a look at what’s new on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list… The winners: It seems we’re all political junkies these days who can’t mainline the news fast enough. So it’s no surprise readers are voting for two new political books, both released...

 

Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

Kymica Hubbard wasn’t due until mid-May, so when she told her husband she was having contractions during a trip to a Nebraska zoo on Sunday, he thought she was exaggerating. “I was having contractions and it was getting closer and closer together and...

Fox News, 11:47 in Health
 
More than 100 amendments await 'sanctuary cities' bill in Texas House

More than 100 amendments await 'sanctuary cities' bill in Texas House

AUSTIN -- The Texas House is expected to spend hours Wednesday debating a controversial "sanctuary cities" bill that would require local sheriffs and jailers to comply with federal requests to hold on to individuals in this country illegally...

Chron, 11:48 in Politics
 

French state faulted in case of girl who went to Syria

PARIS –  A high court has ordered the French state to pay damages to the parents of a teenage girl who managed to go to Syria in an apparent attempt to join Islamic extremists even though they had reported her missing to the police. The council of...

 

UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

LONDON –  Britain's prime minister is taking time out from her election campaign to meet the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator and head of the bloc's executive. Theresa May is due to hold a working dinner Wednesday at 10 Downing St. with...

 

Mnuchin vows 'biggest tax cut' in US history, confirms plan to slash business rate

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin confirmed Wednesday that the Trump administration aims to lower business tax rates to 15 percent, saying a forthcoming proposal will constitute the “biggest tax cut” for Americans in history. “This is going to be the...

Fox News, 11:57 in Politics
 

Law enforcement, gun rights advocates differ on permit bill

Uniformed law enforcement officers packed the Capitol Auditorium this morning for a public hearing on a bill to end the requirement for pistol permits in Alabama. The House Public Safety Committee heard from five supporters and five opponents to the...

 

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