ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) â On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police.
Egypt's legislative elections, the first since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office, are to be contested in phases starting October 17, the electoral commission announced on Sunday. Analysts say the polls, with Sisi loyalists heavily favoured to emerge the big winners, will serve to appease Egypt's backers in the West who see the president as a rampart against jihadist violence despite concerns over repression that has eliminated any meaningful opposition. A new parliament will be in place "by the end of the year", according to Ayman Abbas, head of the electoral commission.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) â Thousands of young women and girls danced and sang before their king in Swaziland's most famous traditional festival on Sunday, despite calls to cancel the reed dance after dozens of participants died in a car crash.
The accused man, Shannon Miles, is scheduled to appear in Harris County District Court, records show. Miles is accused of shooting deputy Darren Goforth on Friday evening at a Houston gas station, sheriff's officials said. Goforth's wife, Kathleen, described her late husband as "an incredibly intricate blend of toughness and gentility" in a statement released to NBC affiliate KPRC in Houston.
NEW YORK (AP) â There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.
The St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club is proud to announce their 49th Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show and 23, 2015 at the beautiful Municipal Park and Community Center in Madrid, NY. There is no charge for admission and all are welcome to attend. Dozens of collectors/vendors from several Northeastern states and the Southeastern Canadian provinces will be offering part of their collections for sale to the public and .
For more information visit www.
Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River
- Daily launches at 6:15 a.m. ET
- Daily weigh-ins at 3:15 p.m. ET
- Watch the Bassmaster Elite Series pros live, in-person
- Outdoor expo opens at noon on Saturday and Sunday
- Boat and motor demos
- Interactive B.A.S.S. sponsor displays
- Prizes, giveaways and more!
for more information visit: http://www.bassmaster.com/attend-bassmaster-elite-st-lawrence-river#
2nd Annual Chippewa Bay Poker Run "Paddle for a Purpose"
August 22, 2015
Schermerhorn Harbor- Rain or Shine
Live Music- Prizes for adults &kids- Food and Fun
8:00 am Registration
For Poker Run Route and Registration and to learn more - www.visithammondny.com
Inflation pressure in the U.S. economy is likely to rebound, paving the way for tighter rates, a top Fed official said.
Market volatility aside, the economy is getting stronger and that will give the Fed fodder to hike this year, two strategists said on Friday.
This has been the scariest week in stock market history, at least by one significant measure.
Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer conceded that the recent market volatility will affect the Fed's decision making.