RALEIGH, N.C | The Latest: New election ordered in undecided US House race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing outlining a ballot fraud investigation in an undeclared North Carolina congressional race for which a winner hasn’t been finalized (all times local): 4:05 p.m. North Carolina’s elections board has ordered a new election in the nation’s last undecided congressional race after reviewing evidence that it was … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | The Latest: New election ordered in undecided US House race

Missouri News: Labor Secretary Visits Missouri Company To Promote Vet Program

ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and Missouri’s U.S. Senator Roy Blunt visited an information technology company in O’Fallon, Missouri on Thursday to promote a program aimed at helping military veterans with employment opportunities. Winning Technologies is a recipient of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Platinum Award for its participation in … Continue reading Missouri News: Labor Secretary Visits Missouri Company To Promote Vet Program

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Emotional ceremony honors Hall, Stenberg, Layne and Lewis

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by ancestors. Kiki Layne evoked tears as she talked about having the comfort of black women during an exciting but “terrifying” time. Regina Hall kept people in stitches as she cracked jokes and celebrated her longevity … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Emotional ceremony honors Hall, Stenberg, Layne and Lewis

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An Israeli spacecraft blasted off to the moon in an attempt to make the country’s first lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. A communications satellite for Indonesia was the main cargo aboard the Falcon 9 rocket, which illuminated the sky as it took flight. But Israel’s privately … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

TOKYO | Asian shares mostly lower as investors watch trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervously watched the U.S.-China trade talks in Washington. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.5 percent to 21,368.54 in morning trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.5 percent to 6,170.30. South Korea‘s Kospi fell 0.4 percent to 2,220.12. Hong Kong’s … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares mostly lower as investors watch trade talks

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Roger Stone (all times local): 4:05 p.m. A judge has imposed a full gag order on Trump confidant Roger Stone after he posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Thursday she believes … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone

All In: How the Online Gaming and Casino Industry is Shaping Up

In May of 2018, a groundbreaking announcement shook the United States gaming industry.  The Supreme Court struck down a 1992 federal law that prohibited states from allowing sports betting.  It was in response to the state of New Jersey’s legal challenge to the law and has been widely celebrated as a major coup for the sports betting industry.  … Continue reading All In: How the Online Gaming and Casino Industry is Shaping Up

MANILA, Philippines | Amid loss of leaders, unknown militant rises in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine and U.S. officials say a little-known militant has been named the new leader of the Islamic State group in the southern Philippines. The Philippine interior secretary says the rise of Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan (SAWA’-jahn) shows that ISIS would latch on desperately to any militant who could provide a sanctuary and … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | Amid loss of leaders, unknown militant rises in Philippines