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Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency

Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency

23 seconds ago   |   Venture Beat

Steam is no longer accepting the Argentinian peso currency as the country deals with economic uncertainity and potential default on its IMF debt.
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Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S

4 minutes ago   |   NBC News

A draft order obtained by NBC News says the government "will resettle refugees only where both the relevant state and local governments have consented."
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Convicted City Hall aides file motions for acquittal, new trials

24 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Attorneys for two ex-City Hall aides convicted on extortion charges filed 77 pages of memorandums Wednesday afternoon in support of motions to acquit and motions for new...
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Gov's Council blocks confirmation of Taunton mayor to probate job

40 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The Governor's Council slammed the brakes on an attempt to confirm Taunton Mayor Thomas Hoye without a hearing as Bristol County's interim register of probate Wednesday in a...
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Funnel clouds spotted in Haverhill, Newburyport region

56 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Funnel clouds were spotted in the Haverhill and Newburyport region during a tornado warning Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service reported. The severe thunderstorm...
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Pols push efforts to counter Merrimack River pollution

56 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

LOWELL - In June, local volunteers jumped into kayaks to remove bottles, lighters, drug syringes and even traffic cones from the Merrimack River - the main water source for the...
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Sheriffs won't investigate Oregon newspaper despite state lawmaker suggesting reporters committed crimes by questioning officials

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

An Oregon law enforcement official has found no cause to investigate a local newspaper for alleged harassment stemming from its investigative reporting. “We will not be opening...
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Kosair charities drops off donation to Kentucky-based child abuse advocacy group

Kosair charities drops off donation to Kentucky-based child abuse advocacy group

1 hour ago   |   WLKY

A local organization is trying to put a stop to child abuse in Kentucky.
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Boston Calling convictions have ‘chilling' effect on advocacy, councilors say

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Ten city councilors slammed the federal Boston Calling convictions in a signed statement Wednesday, calling them “grievous misuse of limited prosecutorial resources in service...
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Daytime local news & Bay Area hot topics: ABC7's 'Midday Live' after 'The View'

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Get ready for ABC7's "Midday Live" - it's the Bay Area must-know, in the middle of your day!
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'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Every dog has its day, and for Monte, a terrier mix shelter dog, that day came with Disney fame. Read more ...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole over 'spiked beer'

Mark Pavelich assaulted his neighbor he had been fishing with earlier in the day, believing he had slipped something into his beer, police said. Read more ...

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles County police station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding one sheriff's deputy, authorities said. The deputy was shot in the shoulder at... Read more ...

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Less than a month before training camp is set to begin, the Wild have hired a new GM to steer a the teetering ship. Read more ...

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

The Jets will be without Brandon Copeland for the first four games of the season after the NFL suspended the linebacker for violating the league policy on performance-enhancing... Read more ...

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier this month. Read more ...

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans owed by veterans with disabilities, making a move... Read more ...

Author Nicholas Sparks wins federal court case

Author Nicholas Sparks wins federal court case

A federal jury has sided with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the school's former... Read more ...