• Libertarian Johnson to appear on Ohio ballot
Libertarian Johnson to appear on Ohio ballot

Libertarian Gary Johnson will appear on the November 8 presidential ballot as an independent candidate, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced this morning. Three others have submitted paperwork to run as write-in candidates - Michael Bickelmeyer, Ben Hartnell and Douglas Thomson. They said they planned to swap in Johnson.

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  • US Treasury blasts European tax probe of multinationals
US Treasury blasts European tax probe of multinationals

Caudet said the EU Commission has been in regular contact with USA authorities over the tax matter and that it "remains available to offer all necessary further clarifications" about European state aid law. It also comes amid President Obama's push to discourage US companies from moving their tax residences overseas to avoid USA taxes, a ploy known...

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  • Health insurers propose steep increases on exchange next year
Health insurers propose steep increases on exchange next year

And most OH consumers shopping the exchange at HealthCare.gov will not pay significantly more next year, despite headlines again projecting double-digit rate increases, according to Kathryn Martin, HHS' acting assistant Secretary for planning and evaluation.

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  • Milwaukee imposes curfew to quell rioting sparked by police shooting
Milwaukee imposes curfew to quell rioting sparked by police shooting

A 10 p.m. curfew was instituted for people under 18. The sheriff of Milwaukee County railed against "the progressive left" for putting his city's "citizens in harm's way" in an op-ed Monday . Officer Manney was sacked, but no charges were ever filed. "I'm going to urge that it be released as quickly as possible", said Barrett, who has yet to s...

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  • Trump campaign rent rising at Trump Tower
Trump campaign rent rising at Trump Tower

A campaign spokesperson said the increase was due to an expansion of the space they occupy in the building. "If I was a donor, I'd want answers", a Republican National Committee member told HuffPost on condition of anonymity. Recipients of Trump's largesse have included Trump Tower , his golf courses, his restaurants and others with connecti...

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  • Just imagine how Clinton would excuse foreign donations as president
Just imagine how Clinton would excuse foreign donations as president

Questions remain as to how much influence donors and foreign governments to the foundation had over State Department business and how much they will have should Clinton win the White House. In July, he addressed the Democratic convention, then watched two days later as his wife accepted the party's presidential nomination, just as he had first don...

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  • Gawker's flagship site will shut down after Univision deal
Gawker's flagship site will shut down after Univision deal

Univision won an auction earlier this week for Gawker Media and will retain the digital media conglomerate's other assets while shutting down operations for the namesake website. It's the end of an era, as the curtain comes down on Gawker .com after 14 years prodding and pontificating on the media industry. Oxford University-educated Denton st...

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  • Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper gets 18 years in federal prison
Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper gets 18 years in federal prison

Former NFL star Darren Sharper must serve a prison sentence of more than 18 years following his guilty pleas in a plot to drug women so as to make them easy to rape, a federal judge in New Orleans ruled Thursday. Saying he made "heinous decisions", Sharper told U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo before she handed down the sentence, "I wo...

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  • Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after police shooting sparks protests
Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after police shooting sparks protests

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that officers got in their cars to leave at one point, and some in the crowd started smashing a squad car's window, and another vehicle, pictured, was set on fire. At least four businesses were burned down and one police officer was hurt after violence broke out a few hours after the officer-involved shooti...

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  • Ohio rep. blames rally snub on Kasich support
Ohio rep. blames rally snub on Kasich support

Indiana Governor Mike Pence held events in La Crosse and Milwaukee. Pence defended Donald Trump's style, saying the Republican nominee doesn't tip-toe around political correctness. During the primary, the Ohio GOP was one of the few state parties that made a decision to endorse a candidate, in this case Kasich. Regardless of the polls or media ...

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  • App-based cab services policy has DHC stamp, says Satyendra Jain
App-based cab services policy has DHC stamp, says Satyendra Jain

Additional night charge or 25 per cent of the fare is applicable between 11 pm and 5 am. According to a report in Hindustan Times, the Delhi government is preparing a policy to control cab aggregators like Uber and Ola as per the directions of the Delhi High Court.

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  • Family of Muslim teen arrested over clock files lawsuit
Family of Muslim teen arrested over clock files lawsuit

The Irving school district faces an ongoing investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice "regarding both harassment and the discipline of students on the basis of race, religion and national origin", according to the lawsuit. The suit also says the state of Texas, including the school district, "has a history of discrimination against Muslims in...

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  • Cincinnati police kill robbery suspect
Cincinnati police kill robbery suspect

Isaac said that Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters served a subpoena preventing police from releasing video of the incident for now. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said a struggle ensued between one officer and the suspect. Isaac said preliminary information indicates the suspect was armed with a knife and struggled with the officer. A Ju...

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  • Hillary Clinton at the DNC: What Did She Say?
Hillary Clinton at the DNC: What Did She Say?

A running campaign commentary on Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech repeatedly cast her as a fixture of Washington who is incapable of changing its ways, reports CBS News correspondent Major Garrett. She promised to make college tuition-free and debt-free, and to free Americans of student debt. To be sure, many black delegates at the convent...

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  • Dutch rider Van der Breggen wins thrilling women's road race
Dutch rider Van der Breggen wins thrilling women's road race

In Abbott's case, it was simply a matter of exhausted legs. The descent is notoriously hard and caused major problems for a number of riders in the men's race yesterday when former Tour de France victor Vincenzo Nibali also crashed out while leading the race.

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  • GOP Nominee Trump makes campaign stop in Des Moines
GOP Nominee Trump makes campaign stop in Des Moines

As he delivered remarks to a crowd of a few thousand in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, he sought to defend himself against reports that he had kicked a baby out of a rally earlier this week. I like it. What a baby, what a attractive baby. What a lovely baby. That's okay. People don't understand. Baby: I like that we both have the same size hands.

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  • Trump responds to Obama
Trump responds to Obama

At last week's Democratic National Convention , Khizr Khan criticized Trump's call to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the United States and accused Trump of sacrificing "nothing and no one". "These are among the most dishonest people you will ever, ever meet", Trump said in Harrisburg, Pa., on Monday. "They represent the very best of our...

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  • Prosecutors drop charges in Freddie Gray case
Prosecutors drop charges in Freddie Gray case

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake - who decided not to seek reelection in the aftermath of last spring's unrest - asked residents to be patient as they absorbed the news. Should criminal cases involving police be tried by an independent body? Since that time, her office has gone a regrettable 0-6 in holding any of the cops accountable for Gray's dea...

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  • Obama meets Singapore PM, looks to boost TPP trade pact
Obama meets Singapore PM, looks to boost TPP trade pact

Both Republican contender Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton , who are competing to succeed Obama as president, are against it. If the U.S. In 2012, when she was secretary of state, Clinton said the TPP, which was still being negotiated at the time, "sets the gold standard in trade agreements".

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  • Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami
Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami

Florida Governor Rick Scott said the new cases, which bring the total in the state to 14, are clustered in the same square-mile neighbourhood in Miami-Dade County. In addition to mosquitoes, the Zika virus can be transmitted through sex. More than 1,650 cases of Zika have been reported in US states. Colombia's National Health Institute reported ...

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  • Officers kill armed woman in apartment; boy wounded
Officers kill armed woman in apartment; boy wounded

Johnson stated several warrant squad members and a uniformed officer were dispatched to serve arrest warrants on Gaines and a man who has yet to be identified. Their names will be released around Thursday morning, as dictated by the Baltimore County Police Department's contract with its union, the department said.

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  • Ellicott City: a town of many, many floods
Ellicott City: a town of many, many floods

He says virtually every structure and business along Ellicott City's Main Street was damaged. Virginia, exceeded the normal alert of Flash Flood Warning last night, issuing a Flash Flood Emergency in Howard and Southwestern Baltimore Counties after Severe Thunderstorms dumped several inches of rain on that area in particular.

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  • Australia the team to beat at Rio
Australia the team to beat at Rio

On the women's side, the Netherlands have captured seven world titles and been to every Olympic Games since 1984, winning three gold , one silver and three bronze medals. Since a disappointing bronze medal in the 2004 summer Olympics, the USA Olympic mens team have gone 76-1. The team - coached by former England and Great Britai...

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  • Texans star WR DeAndre Hopkins not at training camp
Texans star WR DeAndre Hopkins not at training camp

Hopkins lead the Texans with 111 receptions for 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns. Hopkins will holdout for a new contract. The Houston Texans' two best players are not participating in training camp now. "That's fair to say, right?" "That's between my agents and the Texans", Hopkins said about negotiations and how he hoped things would play ...

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  • Bay Area Republicans deciding whether to back Trump
Bay Area Republicans deciding whether to back Trump

That was not a moment too soon after shows of disharmony and assorted flubs before the closer Thursday night. Though she acknowledged the focus on her at the GOP convention in general was "kind of perversely flattering", she slammed Trump's two main messages: "I alone can fix this" and "I am your voice".

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  • Mich. State Employees Facing Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis
Mich. State Employees Facing Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis

Facing charges of misconduct in office, tampering with evidence and willful neglect of duty. Cook was charged with misconduct in office, conspiracy to engage in misconduct in office and willful neglect of duty. He worked for the state's Department of Health and Human Services. The crisis in Flint has led state, local and federal officials to call...

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  • New national poll shows Trump up by 3 points over Clinton
New national poll shows Trump up by 3 points over Clinton

She leads by 12 in the question of who people think will win. The CBS News/NY Times telephone poll has the candidates tied at 40 percent each, while a McClatchy/Marist telephone poll has Clinton leading by just 3 percentage points, 42 percent to Trump's 39 percent.

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  • Most Americans fear election of Clinton or Trump
Most Americans fear election of Clinton or Trump

Republicans begin their nominating convention here in Cleveland on Monday and will conclude Thursday with the expected nomination of Trump and Gov. Mike Pence of in as the vice presidential running mate. And Hillary Clinton's lead in the 2016 presidential polls may be poised to grow even more. Those states plus the more safe Democratic states...

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  • Verify: The Benghazi debate at the RNC
Verify: The Benghazi debate at the RNC

Republicans are reminding the nation that Hillary Clinton was secretary of state during the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, part of a broader focus on national security at the GOP convention. Trump, who has repeatedly described himself as the "law and order candidate" in recent weeks, criticized Clinton and Obama as "weak" leaders in an int...

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  • No Bushes Attending the GOP Convention For First Time in 40 Years
No Bushes Attending the GOP Convention For First Time in 40 Years

Bush reportedly isn't sure the Republican Party will ever get another shot at the presidency. Susteren asked Gingrich if he believed Trump's former presidential opponent would finally announce his support for Trump during his speech Wednesday night.

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  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8pm for all of western MA
Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8pm for all of western MA

This week will be a hot one, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. The chance of storms on Monday is between 20-30 percent. The forecast notes, "The environment is most favorable for damaging winds across this region".

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  • Technical problem delays Southwest Airlines flights
Technical problem delays Southwest Airlines flights

Hawkins said that systems were gradually coming back, but that it might take time before the airline could resume normal operations. Below are two images that show how many Southwest flights were in the air Tuesday and today at the time the outage occurred.

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  • Donald Trump Considering Democratic Running Mate Who Backs Abortion Rights
Donald Trump Considering Democratic Running Mate Who Backs Abortion Rights

The tricky part for Flynn is in how social conservative voters would react if the GOP not only continued to do little about abortion but even stopped paying lip service to it as a presidential issue. In the 2016 election, Flynn became an early and vocal supporter of Trump's bid for the White House, endorsing the real estate mogul in February 2016, ...

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  • Trump adviser: Women should be ones to decide on abortion
Trump adviser: Women should be ones to decide on abortion

The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Flynn has emerged as a possibility, confirming reports in the New York Post and The Washington Post . The leader of U.S. Strategic Air Command who led key bombing raids in World War II and who an ultimately became chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, the gruff, cigar-loving hawk was seen as h...

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  • The Wall Street Journal: President urges adding 'public option' to Obamacare
The Wall Street Journal: President urges adding 'public option' to Obamacare

In an article for the Journal of the American Medical Association , the president reviews Obamacare's performance, highlighting the law's success in increasing health insurance coverage rates. But some liberals believe it could be a steppingstone. Clinton also didn't provide details, but her version of the public option similarly would be state...

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