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Police log: Fatal I-81 crash ruled as suicide A fatal crash on Interstate 81 has been ruled as a suicide, state police said. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/2teNZh5 According to the report, a pedestrian was struck at about 9:54 p.m. Sunday near mile marker 56 on the highway.


The main reason Gov. Roy Cooper and other North Carolina Democrats cited for opposing the Republican-led legislature's new budget plan was that it saved too much and cut taxes too much. North Carolina would be better off, they argued, if the new budget had been more like Cooper's original proposal.


A mountain bike has been on the wish list since in April 1993, the end of my carefree university days and the beginning of efforts to pay off a $1,343,234,123.03 student loan. It's a purchase that was never made because other things took priority, like paying off said loan and grown-up things like cars, mortgages and craft beer.


When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers. Yet according to a major new study that could force economists to reassess past research on the issue, the hike has had the opposite effect.


Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called on Europe on Monday to use its influence to promote dialogue in the Persian Gulf after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar earlier this month. BERLIN: Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called on Europe on Monday to use its influence to promote dialogue in the Persian Gulf after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar earlier this month.


Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller should immediately call off their investigations into the cooked-up Trump-Russian collusion theories. As real information emerges, it looks more and more like a hit job on President Trump and his administration fabricated by a witches brew of anti-Trump forces including the Obama administration, partisan DOJ/FBI officials and Democrats salivating at the notion of impeaching Trump - to steal the election from Republicans - with an ethically challenged left-wing media pushing fake news regularly.


On this subject, I felt I had already spilled enough outrage onto enough pages to last a lifetime. I needed a break from the emotional carnage.


We have all heard the stories of criminal suspects who do incredibly stupid things that lead to their being arrested. Like the bank robber who wrote his demand note on the back of his personal deposit slip.


A few years ago, a friend of mine suffering chest pains and shortness of breath went to a cardiologist. Tests showed major blockages in his arteries.


Politico has a pretty stunning quote about House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., from a fellow House Democrat, following last Tuesday's big Georgia special election loss: "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top," said Rep. Filemon Vela , who supported Pelosi in her last leadership race. "Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason that Ossoff lost.


We may never know what brutal torture and malign neglect American student Otto Warmbier suffered at the hands of North Korea's dictatorship before losing his life this week at the age of 22. More than a year before succumbing to the unknown illness or injury that left him in a coma thousands of miles away from home, Otto Warmbier's own countrymen murdered his reputation. His character.


FROM LITTLE LEAGUE on up, players emulate major leaguers, so Major League Baseball's pace-of-play problem is trickling down.


Since 1989, there's been nearly 3,500 confirmed extra solar planets orbiting other stars, just in our immediate vicinity our vast home galaxy, the Milky Way. There's also nearly 5,000 possible planets discovered that haven't been officially confirmed.


Marvel Comics has been following a pretty clear pattern in recent years. First, they ring in the summer with a major crossover event, one that wraps with major status quo changes for the Marvel Universe.


The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack was celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved. The concert was held in lieu of a traditional funeral for Kurt W. Cochran, 54, his brother-in-law Clint Payne said.


Residents leave a tower block on the Chalcots Estate in Camden, London, Friday evening, June 23, 2017, as the building is evacuated in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place. More than 800 homes in tower blocks on the council estate in Camden, north London, are be evacuated.


I would like to commend the indigenous women who have formed a group that makes nightly patrols in the areas where young people are known to frequent. They are doing this in an effort to avert senseless loss of lives.


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