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Lawyers' Committee, ACLU sues Election Integrity Commission over lack of transparency

A fourth suit was filed last week by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), pleading that last week's request letter violated the 2002 E-Government Act; under this act, the government must publicly assess the consequences of its actions before seeking personal information stored electronically.

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Man dies when air bag inflator ruptures

Some 68 million Takata inflators are already set to be recalled through 2019 because they may explode in a crash and spray vehicle occupants with metal shards. Honda is again urging consumers who own a recalled vehicles to contact the company and get a replacement immediately. Of those deaths, 16 occurred in Honda vehicles since May 2009.

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'Greatest aviation disaster in history' averted at last minute - RT America

The Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating an incident that could have resulted in "the greatest aviation disaster in history", according to one expert. "If these facts are true, what happened could have been the biggest aviation disaster in history", said the pilot of United Airlines retired Ross Love.

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How to get a free 7-Eleven Slurpee Tuesday

On Free Slurpee Day , you can go into any 7-Eleven between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and get a free small Slurpee. Some stores will also be carrying selfie swag as the company will introduce new Slurpee chrome dome lids and chrome dome cups. The chain is also celebrating "Slurpee Week" from 7/12-7/18 and offering customers 11 free Slurpees if they buy seven. Don't delay, run to 7-Eleven today! Other sizes will launch later.

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Venus Williams needs 64 minutes to move into Wimbledon quarterfinals

Muguruza rallied past Angelique Kerber , 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, and earned a bout with 32-year-old Svetlana Kuznetsova , the first entry into the quarterfinals with her 6-4, 6-2 win over fellow veteran Agnieszka Radwanska . Again marrying winners with unforced errors - 42 played 39 respectively - Ostapenko broke her opponent six times en route to setting up a clash with Venus Williams .

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Pakistan PM, Army chief pay tribute to Burhan Wani on death anniversary

The violence occurred as protesters clashed with police in Indian-controlled Kashmir, where the authorities have imposed a widespread curfew and cut off all Internet services after separatist leaders called for a week of demonstrations. SRINAGAR , India Residents in Indian-controlled Kashmir clashed with government forces Saturday as they defied a stringent curfew on the anniversary of the killing of a charismatic rebel leader whose death triggered open defiance against Indian rule.

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Victory Over IS in Mosul Imminent — Iraqi Military

Artillery explosions and gunfire could still be heard during Saturday afternoon and a column of smoke billowed over the Old City riverside. A USA -led global coalition is providing air and ground support to the 8-month-old offensive to wrest back Mosul , once the de facto capital of Islamic State in Iraq.

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Knicks Sign Issue Sheet with Tim Hardaway Jr. for $71 Million

Many are questioning the amount the Knicks are willing to pay for a player that has those kinds of numbers, especially for 1 who has a reputation of being a liability on defense. Last season, he had career highs in scoring (14.5), assists (2.3), rebounds (2.8), minutes (27.3) and field-goal percentage (.455). Mills has all but confirmed the youth movement in his explanation of the Hardaway Jr.

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France will ban fossil fuel-powered vehicles by 2040

On Wednesday, Sweden's Volvo said it planned to phase out production of petrol-only cars from 2019, with all new models to be either electric or hybrids . Other countries have floated the idea of banning cars powered by an internal combustion engine to meet air quality and climate change goals, but have not yet passed concrete targets.

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Qatar boycott to remain in place

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri told reporters at a joint news conference in Cairo that Qatar's response was " generally negative " and failed to "lay the foundation for Qatar's reversal of the policies it pursues". They placed 59 individuals and 12 groups with alleged links to Qatar on terrorism lists. Kaabi said Qatar wanted the production increase to be carried out through a joint venture with worldwide companies.

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New York Police Officer 'Assassinated' While Sitting in Police Vehicle

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said Familia was "assassinated in an unprovoked attack on cops". The suspect strode toward the marked police auto and blasted Familia through the window, the New York Post reported . In October, Bonds posted another video of a man scuffling with police officers after they allegedly use a Tazer on his wife. In 2016, law enforcement fatalities spiked to their highest level in five years, with 135 officers killed in the line of duty, ...

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Gold Stuck Near 8-week Lows After Fed Minutes

Fed officials lowered their long-term projections for both inflation and the unemployment rate, while their projected path for interest rate increases remained mostly unchanged. Yet in comments to CNBC last week, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard argued that Fed should delay further rate hikes until it sees what kind of policies Congress and the Trump administration propose.

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Dutch to try suspects in Malaysia flight downed in Ukraine

A Dutch court will try those suspected of involvement in shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over separatist-held eastern Ukraine nearly three years ago, the Netherlands announced on Wednesday. So far the investigations by the JIT and the Dutch Safety Board determined that the plane was shot down by a Russian BUK missile system that was sacked from a field controlled by pro-Russian separatists.

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Transition complete: J&K Assembly passes resolution for implementing GST

The Jammu and Kashmir government has convened a special four-day session of the assembly to discuss the GST implementation which needs a constitutional amendment by the legislature so that the new tax regime is adopted in the state. He said the effort is to strengthen certain eroded parts of the state constitution using this presidential ordinance. "This is adversely impacting our trade and economy", he said.

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Worldpay shares surge on takeover approaches

As of Monday evening-before the approach was disclosed-it had a market value of GBP6.39 billion ($8.24 billion). "There can be no certainty either that an offer will be made nor as to the terms of any offer, if made", the company said in a brief statement.

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Laptop ban: Emirates to enhance security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security lifted its ban on electronic devices in the cabins of commercial jetliners flying to the U.S. from Abu Dhabi after validating security measures at a facility inside Abu Dhabi International Airport , according to a statement from Etihad Aviation Group.

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Freakish computer glitch sends technology stocks all crashing to same price

Multiple Nasdaq stocks including Apple , Microsoft , Amazon saw prices changed to $123.47 in after-hours trading, said reports. A Nasdaq spokesman told Business Insider that the exchange's unlisted trading privileges service sent out some test data that was wrongly sent live on Bloomberg .

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India expresses concern over road construction in Doklam

The Bhutan government had made it clear that China was trying to claim Bhutanese land and said this was "absolutely wrong", said Jaitley. " India is deeply concerned at the recent Chinese actions and has conveyed to the Chinese Government that such construction would represent a significant change of status quo with serious security implications for India ", India's ministry of external affairs said in a statement.

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Same-sex marriage divides Merkel's coalition

German investments in the US provide jobs for Americans, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday in a push for a free trade agreement. Angela Merkel has dialed back her opposition to same-sex marriage , saying that she will no longer instruct her party to oppose legislation to legalise equal marriage in Germany.

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Amazon announces Prime Day 2017 - what to expect

Amy Gesenhues is Third Door Media's General Assignment Reporter, covering the latest news and updates for Marketing Land and Search Engine Land. We have processed and digested all the information available about Prime Day 2017 now. That's where you'll find most of the very best Prime Day prices, and the more popular ones sell out fast-like hot-concert-tickets fast. Amazon is now offering a year of prime for £59 down from £79, a deal it only offers once or twice a year, so if you are ...

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Gulf Crisis: Tillerson Urges Blockade Countries to 'Exercise Restraint'

The goals for US policymakers should be threefold: securing a change in Qatari behavior that benefits regional stability; avoiding pushing Qatar too hard so that it embraces Iran; and, finally, avoiding further escalation. Saudi Arabia and its allies are waging a brutal war in Yemen against Houthi rebels allegedly backed by Iran, and are supporting the United States war in Syria aimed at ousting the Iranian- and Russian-backed government of President Bashar al-Assad.

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Lockdown lifted at Alabama military base, no injuries reported

Officials had said on Facebook that an active shooter training exercise was planned for this week. Images on social media showed an ambulance and what appeared to be civilians standing outside the Sparkman Center, which includes multiple buildings with offices, an auditorium, cafeteria and an interior courtyard.

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Trump Hotel Owner in Toronto Reaches Deal to Remove Trump Brand

JCF Capital acquired the tower with the Trump brand and agreements in place past year from former owner Talon International Development Corp., the developer run by Russian-Canadian billionaire Alex Shnaider. JCF declined to say why the company bought out the management contracts. Jay Wolf, the president of JCF, said the Trumps had been "exceptional partners, and we hope to have the pleasure of working with the Trump Organization again in the future".

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Uber driver charged with drugging, raping passenger at North Hollywood motel

Police believe Spence he may have sexually assaulted other victims. Police say they have video of Spence carrying the unresponsive 24 year old from his vehicle into the motel. Investigators released images of Spence and his vehicle, a 2015 silver four-door Nissan Sentra with license plate number 7XUX293. "Sexual assault is a very personal crime", Hayes said.

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Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Lauding the Modi Government for introducing policies that have made easier for NRIs to do business in India, Singh said, "I wanted to establish manufacturing plant in India, and now my desire can be fulfilled because we have the best possible government in India I have seen in the last 40 years".