Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:36:56 GMT
The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...Full Story >
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...Full Story >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:18:50 GMT
Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power...Full Story >
A GOP bill is on the table that would delay, for one year,
IRS regulations drafted after last year's revelation that Cincinnati workers
subjected these groups for extra scrutiny.
Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa sent a letter
to the attorney representing Lois Lerner, the former Director of the Exempt
Organizations unit of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division of the IRS,
recalling her to testify before the Committee on March 5.
Lerner pleaded the Fifth after giving an opening statement
claiming her innocence in the scandal.
"Ms. Lerner's testimony
remains critical to the Committee's investigation," wrote Chairman Issa.
"Documents and testimony obtained by the Committee show that she played a
significant role in scrutinizing applications for tax exempt status from conservative
organizations. Documents also show that Ms. Lerner participated in "off
plan" work to develop rules that would allow the IRS to stifle constitutionally
protected political speech by non-profit groups. Ms. Lerner's testimony
will allow the Committee to better understand how and why the IRS targeted
Lerner was subpoenaed to
testify at the Committee's May 22, 2013 hearing. At the hearing, Lerner
gave a voluntary opening statement, under oath, discussing her position at the
IRS and professing her innocence.
Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:32 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >