Free festival this weekend in Marietta will celebrate Juneteenth
The date has become a celebration of African-American heritage, and in Tulsa Juneteenth has evolved into a festival. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers landed in Galveston with the news the war had ended.
Atari confirms new game console in the works
Brand licensing has also been more of a priority, with the Atari name planned for use in the upcoming Blade Runner 2049 film. Although there aren't many details available about the console, a new product called the Ataribox has been teased online.
Amazon deal rocks retail sector
In Whole Foods , Amazon is acquiring a company that recently has come under pressure from investors for its lagging performance. And it shakes up a US grocery industry that has been struggling to keep up with growing competition, both in stores and online.
Lead detected in 20 percent of baby food samples
The primary focus of the organisation was on baby foods due to the detrimental effect lead could have on child development. FDA has set guidance levels of 100 parts per billion (ppb) for candy and dried fruit and 50 ppb for fruit juices.
IMF's Lagarde backs compromise to unlock aid for Greece
Among the measures offered to Greece was a possible 15-year extension in debt and interest payments due European creditors.
Britian's Theresa May to holds talks with DUP leader to secure deal
During the election campaign, May had used the "coalition of chaos" phrase to describe what a victory for Labour would look like. She made a self-depreciating joke after John Bercow was re-elected as the Speaker, quipping: "At least someone got a landslide".
Trump sits by wounded Scalise's bedside
He "was treated and released having sustained a minor injury during the incident", Capitol Police said in a statement . Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. "I am sickened by this despicable act", said Sanders from the Senate floor.
Why the Queen's speech and state opening of parliament is delayed
However, in an nearly unprecedented act, a proposed "confidence and supply" deal with the DUP has ended up delaying the speech. Brexit minister David Davis insisted the government still aimed to take Britain out of the European Union single market.
Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument
Some conservation groups call it the first step in stripping federal protections for the monument in Utah and possibly for other monuments under review.
Assassin's Creed Origins brings the stabby stab to Ancient Egypt
The game is optimized for Microsoft's new Xbox One X where it will support both HDR and 4K Ultra HD when played on the console. The motto of the game are the following words - "as the Empire falls, there is brotherhood".
New York Times sources say Uber discussing leave for CEO
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is the man who is behind building the organization and made it a reputed that values at $68 billion. Kalanick would either return in a role besides CEO or come back as CEO with fewer responsibilities and more oversight.
Tampa Bay Derby victor Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes
The first four finishers all followed a well-worn path: run in the Derby, skip the Preakness and come back fresh for the Belmont. The two were neck and neck most of the race on Saturday until Tapwrit overtook him in the final stretch by two lengths.
British PM's days numbered as top aides quit?
Mrs May responded that the DUP deal "would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward", her office said. The chaotic situation won't have long to settle: Formal Brexit negotiations with European Union leaders kick off on June 19.
Tigers fall short to Red Sox in series opener
Jackie Bradley launched a go-ahead homer Friday night as the Red Sox captured a come-from-behind win over the Tigers . Moreland led off the fourth with a homer for Boston, which rallied from a 3-0 deficit to open a five-game homestand.
Oldest Trump son fires off 80-plus tweets in support of dad
Remember that Flynn was under investigation at the time, as was Trump's campaign, though apparently not Trump himself. What Comey may be constitutionally unable to fully grasp, however, is that integrity is no weapon in a knife fight.