The Chargers got replacement pass-rusher Dwight Freeney into town almost immediately after Melving Ingram suffered a torn ACL. But according to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, Chargers officials haven’t ruled out getting Ingram back on the field this year. Ingram had surgery today, and let’s face it, a six-month rehab for Ingram would be…
Do we need government to say prayers before legislatures meet? Is it even legal? SCOTUS will decide. The justices said Monday they will review an appeals court ruling that held that he town of Greece in suburban Rochester violated the Constitution by opening nearly every meeting over an 11-year span with prayers that stressed Christianity. [...]
Prayers said before meetings of the town board in Greece, N.Y., have predominantly been Christian. A lower court ruled that officials hadn't done enough to seek out prayers from other faiths. That violates the Constitution's Establishment Clause, the court said. Now the Supreme Court will weigh in.
Authorities in Texas today announced that the cause of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in the small town of West has been determined to be... undetermined. At the moment, anyway. There are three causes they cannot yet rule out: an intentional act, an issue with the plant's electrical system, and a golf cart. Read more...
The Group of Eight (G8) economic powers must adopt tough new rules for the energy and mining sectors to tackle corruption. ||| Cape Town - The Group of Eight (G8) economic powers must adopt tough new rules for the energy and mining sectors...Show More Summary
ELKHORN WI — At a Wisconsin town hall last week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) offered his strongest endorsement yet of a key financial reform generally pushed by Democratic lawmakers. In the past, Ryan held a more lukewarm position on the Volcker Rule, where he endorsed the concept in theory but not in name. By banning [...]
A pot shop ban has been upheld in the California Supreme Court on Monday. While the case centered on a Riverside ban passed in 2010, the ruling may allow local governments throughout the state — including Los Angeles — to move forward with their own bans. California’s proposition 215 was passed in 1996 to permit [...]Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state court on Thursday ruled that two towns should be able to choose whether or not they can ban a controversial oil and gas drilling technique known as "fracking."
Mass demonstrations were held across Russia as the country marks May 1 holiday. Marches and rallies were organized by both the rulings authorities and opposition parties in more than 1,000 Russian cities and towns.
From the outside, Centennial Park, Ariz., appears to be like many other small towns. Families struggle to keep food on the table; sons and daughters rebel against the strict rules of their parents
In January of 2012, developer Spry Fox released their novel approach to the match-3 genre called Triple Town [Free]. It used the basic rules of match-3 but the twist was that you could match certain items and upgrade them into new and better items, thus expanding the entire strategy of matching and where to place [...]
San Diego has made a 2024 Olympics bid that might be one of the most original ideas the committee has ever seen. The city wants to actually host the 2024 games in conjunction with the town of Tijuana. As a general rule, even if the games will actually span outside the official city limits of [...] San Diego Makes 2024 Olympics Bid Alongside Tijuana is a post from: The Inquisitr
Just because it’s your property doesn’t mean you can do anything you’d like with it. Towns and residential communities ban all sorts of things from appearing in front yards, and by most accounts, enforcement of the rules is picking up. Show More Summary
"... with coordinated attacks on the towns of Grenville, La Baye and Gouyave. Fédon was clearly influenced by the ideas emerging from the French Revolution..." ... especially the Convention's abolition of slavery in 1794: he stated that...Show More Summary
Jim Thorpe’s remains can be removed from a Pennsylvania mausoleum in the town of Jim Thorpe and buried on American Indian land in Oklahoma, in accordance with the wishes of his two surviving sons. US District Judge Richard Caputo made the ruling Friday, after the sons brought the case under the 1990 Native American Graves [...]Show More Summary
The fertilizer plant that exploded on Wednesday, obliterating part of a small Texas town and killing at least 14 people, had last year been storing 1,350 times the amount of ammonium nitrate...
(HARRISBURG, Pa.) — The two surviving children of sports great Jim Thorpe won a critical ruling Friday in federal court that could clear the way for his remains to be removed from a mausoleum in the Pennsylvania town that bears his name and reinterred on American Indian land in Oklahoma. Show More Summary
Reclaiming land seized during white minority rule was a dream come true for black families in the South African farming town of Malelane. ||| Malelane - Reclaiming land seized during white minority rule was a dream come true for black families in the South African farming town of Malelane. Show More Summary
Last night, a huge explosion ripped through West, Texas, a small town near Waco, killing somewhere between five and 15 people and injuring hundreds. While criminal activity hasn’t been ruled out, the New York Times has reported that the fire began at a fertilizer plant: It began with a smaller fire at the plant, West [...]
Post by Lindsay ManneringA town in Louisiana has had it with seeing your boxer shorts. Terrebonne Parish voted to make sagging your pants illegal -- the council ruled 8 to 1 to outlaw the bizarre trend and decided to hand out fines up...Show More Summary