Global

Jerusalem Embassy Transfer Will Occur Subsequent 12 months, VP Mike Pence Says

Jerusalem Embassy Transfer Will Occur Subsequent 12 months, VP Mike Pence Says

Abbas made no reference to Trump's move on Jerusalem or to comments on the issue made on Monday in Jerusalem by US Vice President Mike Pence . It was briefly interrupted when about a dozen Arab-Isr...

by · Global
Morgan leads Indiana over Maryland

Morgan leads Indiana over Maryland

The more pressing matter was that Maryland needed to find a way to win a Big Ten game on the road; it had eked out one such victory in overtime at IL in early December but had since been blown out at ...

by · Global
Trump's high-dollar fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago will go on

Trump's high-dollar fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago will go on

Instead, he spent the afternoon in the Oval Office, trying to hash out a deal with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Conway did not provide any specifics of the Trump-Schumer meeting, but told r...

by · Global
IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

South and North Korea will field a unified women's ice hockey team for the first time. There was just a glimmer of good news on the Korean peninsula this week with the report that North and South ...

by · Global
Axios: FBI's Wray Weighed Quitting Over Pressure to Fire McCabe

Axios: FBI's Wray Weighed Quitting Over Pressure to Fire McCabe

The president kicked off his first year in the White House pressuring former FBI Director James Comey to stop an investigation into a former Trump adviser. McCabe's wife, Dr. Jill McCabe, did not ...

by · Global
Sen. Susan Collins used a 'talking stick' during shutdown negotiations

Sen. Susan Collins used a 'talking stick' during shutdown negotiations

But apparently they couldn't even get that right. Politico reported that Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, but missed his target and almost shattered a glass elephant that belonged to Collins, chipp...

by · Global
Dallas County Republicans file lawsuit to kick 128 Democrats off election ballot

Dallas County Republicans file lawsuit to kick 128 Democrats off election ballot

The survey of 900 adults was conducted January 13-17 and had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.27 percentage points. "The vast majority of the Democratic candidates who were targeted by the DCRP'...

by · Global
Turkish airstrikes, shelling in Syria kill 18 civilians

Turkish airstrikes, shelling in Syria kill 18 civilians

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a spokesman for the Kurdish forces that control the area said eight civilians were killed on Sunday in Turkish air raids in Afrin . "They could ...

by · Global
Iran urges Iraq's KRG to block rebels' offensive on Iran's borders

Iran urges Iraq's KRG to block rebels' offensive on Iran's borders

The referendum was also condemned in neighbouring Iran and Turkey. Regarding his visit to Baghdad and meeting with Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi before Tehran visit, Barzani said that it was a good...

by · Global
Trump's attacks on Chuck Schumer were amplified by Russian bots

Trump's attacks on Chuck Schumer were amplified by Russian bots

As of 10 p.m. Sunday evening, #SchumerShutdown was the top trending hashtag promoted by Russian propaganda bots on Twitter , according to a bipartisan national security group. Other hashtags that...

by · Global
White House says Trump won't apologize

White House says Trump won't apologize

Trump was not apologetic and denied he was racist, instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant. "I know what happened, I stand behind every word that I said, in terms of ...

by · Global
Woman headed to ME hospital to have baby killed in crash

Woman headed to ME hospital to have baby killed in crash

Bucknam said Strout was driving a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer when the vehicle hit black ice just before 7 a.m. on a stretch of road also known as Canaan Road, east of downtown Skowhegan. A woman headed to...

by · Global
Local Volunteers to Conduct Annual Homeless Count

Local Volunteers to Conduct Annual Homeless Count

This is part It's part of the annual Point-In-Time Count, a survey which collects information on how many homeless people there are in Muscogee and Russell Counties, including their respective demogra...

by · Global
White House: No DACA deal until 'Senate Democrats reopen the government'

White House: No DACA deal until 'Senate Democrats reopen the government'

Lopez says nobody wanted the government to shut down, saying it also wasn't exclusively because of DACA. Dreamers hoped a bipartisan dream act deal would be reached during the shut down. When Demo...

by · Global
Senate poised to break budget impasse and end shutdown

Senate poised to break budget impasse and end shutdown

The White House and GOP leaders said they would not negotiate with Democrats on immigration until the government was reopened, and White House officials boasted that Trump didn't reach out to any De...

by · Global
Sorry, but the Friends Movie Trailer Is a Hoax

Sorry, but the Friends Movie Trailer Is a Hoax

It went on to tease that "after years apart" the Friends cast would "reunite" for a movie that was "coming soon". The plot line for the much-needed movie, states that it picks up a few years where...

by · Global
Armed man arrested at McDonough hotel

Armed man arrested at McDonough hotel

Investigators say he claims people were chasing him. They also stated that he suffered cuts on his arms and legs but they are unsure how he was cut. The incident prompted a major police presence in ...

by · Global
Novak Djokovic vs Hyeon Chung, Australian Open fourth round

Novak Djokovic vs Hyeon Chung, Australian Open fourth round

Angelique Kerber remains the only Grand Slam singles victor in the Australian Open women's draw after rallying to avoid a major upset. Angelique Kerber needed three sets to get the better of Hsi...

by · Global
Pakistan at it again, to bar UNSC access terrorist Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan at it again, to bar UNSC access terrorist Hafiz Saeed

The report comes ahead of UNSC sanctions monitoring team's two-day scheduled visit to Pakistan for an assessment of Islamabad's compliance with the world body's sanctions regime. Citing another offi...

by · Global
Monday forecast: rain likely for afternoon, high 64

Monday forecast: rain likely for afternoon, high 64

Highs during the day on Monday will be in the upper 40s in northwestern New Jersey to the low 50s in South Jersey. The chance of precipitation Wednesday is 80 percent, rising to 100 percent that n...

by · Global
December unemployment rate flat; CT adds 7700 jobs in 2017

December unemployment rate flat; CT adds 7700 jobs in 2017

Over the month, the private sector lost 200 jobs; gains occurred in construction, manufacturing, leisure and hospitality, and financial activities. The December unemployment rate was six-tenths of a...

by · Global
Congressman McKinley reflects on President Trump's first year

Congressman McKinley reflects on President Trump's first year

I am committed to working with my colleagues in Congress - and President Trump - to secure our borders and find a fair solution for DACA. The Trump administration caught flak in January just after...

by · Global
Zombies, Kinks bassist Jim Rodford dies at 76

Zombies, Kinks bassist Jim Rodford dies at 76

Rodford played an important role at the beginning of The Zombies career in 1961, lending them equipment and coaching them through their first rehearsals. Our thoughts are with Rodford's loved ones d...

by · Global
Milwaukee Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd after three-plus seasons

Milwaukee Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd after three-plus seasons

Milwaukee's head coach has been fired. Senior NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Monday afternoon that Kidd had been fired. The Milwaukee Bucks on Monday fired head coach Jason Kidd ...

by · Global
Senate reaches compromise to end government shutdown

Senate reaches compromise to end government shutdown

There have been four government shutdowns since 1990. The House followed the Senate in passing legislation to reopen the government after a weekend-long shutdown 266-150. President Trump on M...

by · Global
Bill Nelson votes to reopen the federal government without an immigration deal

Bill Nelson votes to reopen the federal government without an immigration deal

The vote passed by an 81-18 margin with just two Republicans, Sens. "After several discussions, offers, counteroffers, the Republican leader and I have come to an arrangement", Schumer said on the S...

by · Global
Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman, 66, flies from Chicago to Heathrow

Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman, 66, flies from Chicago to Heathrow

Hartman used her hair to hide her face and walk past two federal TSA Precheck agents who were checking boarding passes around 2 p.m. on January 14 at O'Hare, prosecutors said Saturday. A woman with a ...

by · Global
Winter Weather Traps Navy Ship in Montreal

Winter Weather Traps Navy Ship in Montreal

Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson says the Navy has now chose to leave the ship in place until the winter weather improves. The USS Little Rock will be wintering in Montreal after its journey to Florida ...

by · Global
Trump Is MIA And Doing Nothing To Help End The Government Shutdown

Trump Is MIA And Doing Nothing To Help End The Government Shutdown

When President Trump mused a year ago about protecting immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children, calling them "these incredible kids", aides implored him privately to stop talking about t...

by · Global
In Kabul, militants attacked a hotel and took hostages

In Kabul, militants attacked a hotel and took hostages

It has been said that the tweet should not be taken as a policy statement. Hours later on Sunday night, the USA forces blitzed Taliban hideouts in Paktika's Barmal and Neka districts, killing 63 m...

by · Global
New Trump Book Could Cause More Damage Than 'Fire and Fury — WashPost

New Trump Book Could Cause More Damage Than 'Fire and Fury — WashPost

The expression alludes to Trump's appearing impulse to do whatever it is his consultants are most unequivocally asking against, leaving his group to deal with the aftermath. "You adore your father. ...

by · Global
Schumer Says Democrats Will Vote to Reopen Government

Schumer Says Democrats Will Vote to Reopen Government

On Monday the Senate voted 81 to 18 and the House 266 to 150 to reopen the federal government and fund it through February 8, as well as to stop holding hostage the health care of nearly nine mi...

by · Global
March For Life defends life

March For Life defends life

President Trump became the first sitting president to address the March for Life on Friday, reminding those in attendance that ending legal abortion will remain priorities for him throughout his...

by · Global
Modi hugs only the privileged: Rahul

Modi hugs only the privileged: Rahul

After she took over as Congress President in 1998, Sonia Gandhi preferred meeting party leaders and workers at her official 10, Janpath residence adjacent to the AICC Headquarters. Posting the video, ...

by · Global
Furloughs Begin as Congress Moves to End Shutdown

Furloughs Begin as Congress Moves to End Shutdown

Trump wrote that if the "stalemate continues", then Republicans should use the "Nuclear Option" to rewrite Senate rules and try to pass a long-term spending bill with a simple majority rather than the...

by · Global
President Donald Trump Just Took The

President Donald Trump Just Took The "Montreal Test" For Mental Health

That helped spark a flurry of activity on Twitter , where people debated whether the president officially had heart disease , based on the lab results released by Jackson and his comments to reporte...

by · Global
Dejounte Murray listed as a starter on Sunday as Spurs face Pacers

Dejounte Murray listed as a starter on Sunday as Spurs face Pacers

If Murray performs well, Leonard returns and the team starts surging, Parker has officially entered the "backup" stage of his illustrious National Basketball Association career. The second-year player...

by · Global
Fog advisory Monday: DayStarter climate

Fog advisory Monday: DayStarter climate

If driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Over 150 flights have been cancelled as heavy fog has settled over parts of Chicago, according to the Department of Aviation. ...

by · Global
After a challenging first year, Donald Trump has hands full

After a challenging first year, Donald Trump has hands full

Donald Trump used a speech to anti-abortion activists on Friday to trumpet plans to give " conscience protections " to medical providers who refuse to perform abortions for moral or religious reasons...

by · Global
Palestinian Group Boycotts Women's March Because of Jewish Actress' Participation

Palestinian Group Boycotts Women's March Because of Jewish Actress' Participation

But much like social media , Morgan found the actress' speech to be ironic, considering her past relationships and choices in the industry. Johansson worked with Allen on three movies and previousl...

by · Global