General election 2017: May defends revised social care plans

The Tories plan to overhaul the funding of social care, meaning that elderly people will have to pay for care in their own home if they have total assets of £100,000 or more. But Mr Corbyn turned her oft-repeated catchphrase against her as he said: "This isn't strong and stable , this is chaos ". Senior Conservative Sarah Wollaston, chairwoman of the Health Select Committee in the last parliament, told BBC Radio 4's World At One: "I think that will be the intention, to bring in a cap and ...

Tornado watch until 6PM for parts of N. FL, S. GA

So far, flash flood watches remain to the west of the WCTV viewing area. Primary threats include, possible tornadoes, scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 miles per hour, isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible. Widespread showers with occasional severe storms are expected through the afternoon and into the early evening mainly along and south of a line from Columbus to Milledgeville.

Lamba accused of 'publicity stunt' after riding a crane

Lamba accused of 'publicity stunt' after riding a crane

Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Vidhan Sabha Vijender Gupta on Tuesday demanded that the Delhi Police immediately file an FIR against local MLA Alka Lamba on charges of obstructing Delhi Fire Service (DFS) and Delhi Police personnel in discharging their duties while confronting a fire that broke out in Chandni Chowk here on Monday.

North Korea says it's ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the launch and watched from an observation post, state media reported Monday. KCNA said the test was meant to verify technical indexes of the weapon system and examine its adaptability under various battle conditions before deployment to military units.

Statue removals an affront to New Orleans history | Letters

Mayor Mitch Landrieu marked the historic moment with a rousing speech that sought to end almost two years of heated debate in the city over what the monuments said about its past. In a speech Friday, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu made it clear that these statues were part of a "movement which became known as the cult of the Lost Cause".