• Big storm brings winter to Florida, Georgia
Big storm brings winter to Florida, Georgia

Freezing rain, sleet and snow were expected to smother parts of the Southeast on Wednesday. National Weather Service meteorologist Paul Head said the storm is now still weak and off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida. A millibar measures atmospheric pressure. "Power outage risk followed by arctic air Fri/Sat a big concern!" The storm's en...

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  • Mandel drops out of Senate race
Mandel drops out of Senate race

Mandel wrote: "Understanding and dealing with this issue is more important to me than any political campaign". The shock decision leaves state Republicans scrambling for a top-tier candidate to face Brown in a state that President Trump easily carried last fall.

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  • Trump Speaks With Mitt Romney As He Weighs Senate Bid
Trump Speaks With Mitt Romney As He Weighs Senate Bid

In a speech at the University of Utah, Romney gave a blistering tirade against Trump that concluded: "Here's what I know". " Donald Trump is a phony, a fraud". "He'd be a great senator, and a great voice to have in Washington ", Kristol told Newsweek shortly after Hatch's announcement. But the two had a cordial call, the source said.

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  • 110 pounds of pot seized at Bridge of the Americas
110 pounds of pot seized at Bridge of the Americas

The two boxes containing the bottles were shipped and manifested as printing ink with a declared value of $90, but officers estimated the value of the liquid meth to be $297,000, according to the release. The clear liquid was tested positive for the properties of methamphetamine. This is the second largest haul ever seized at Port of Lukeville. "I ...

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  • China boosts trade restrictions on North Korea
China boosts trade restrictions on North Korea

Crude oil and refined petroleum supplies will be also capped, in accordance with the restrictions imposed earlier by the UN. The new round of sanctions has intensified the economic sanctions regime, slashing the communist state's refined petroleum product imports and banning all remaining major exports.

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  • GOP senators refer Trump dossier author for federal investigation
GOP senators refer Trump dossier author for federal investigation

FILE - (L to R) Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) listen to testimony from William Browder, chief executive officer of Hermitage Capital Management, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled "Oversight of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Attempts to Influence U.S.

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  • PM Modi interacts with Collectors of aspirational districts
PM Modi interacts with Collectors of aspirational districts

In this context he suggested brainstorming at the district level. "Our belief is that what is measured improves rapidly and we have to create competition among districts". "On April 14, we celebrate the jayanti of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar". Speaking at a conference organized by NITI Aayog on transformation of the 115 most backward districts in the c...

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  • Govt to push triple talaq Bill in Budget Session
Govt to push triple talaq Bill in Budget Session

The draft bill, officially called Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage ) Bill 2017, says, "any pronouncement of talaq by a person upon his wife, by words, either spoken or written or in electronic form or in any other manner whatsoever, shall be void and illegal".

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  • Assam Police books Mamata Banerjee for NRC remark
Assam Police books Mamata Banerjee for NRC remark

Das accused Mamata Banerjee of contempt of the apex court as the updating of NRC is being done under the direct supervision of Supreme Court. Earlier in the day, Banerjee accused the BJP-led central government of "hatching a conspiracy" to drive out Bengalis from Assam by "excluding" their names from the first draft of the NRC.

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  • Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike
Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike

The official also pointed out that the authorities have chose to engage private bus drivers and conductors to operate the government buses. Apart from the latest talks, the trade unions have earlier held 10 rounds of talks with the government and have demanded an increase of 2.57% hike.

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  • US Sanctions Five Iranian Companies For Involvement In Ballistic-Missile Program
US Sanctions Five Iranian Companies For Involvement In Ballistic-Missile Program

SBIG, which is responsible for the development and production of Iran's solid-propellant ballistic missiles, is listed in the Annex to E.O. Today, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned five Iran-based entities subordinate to a key element of Iran's ballistic missile program.

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  • Ron DeSantis to file candidacy for governor
Ron DeSantis to file candidacy for governor

DeSantis, who was elected to Congress in 2012, is a former prosecutor and an Iraq war veteran who serves as a Navy reservist. He briefly entered the race for U.S, Senate in 2016 until Republican incumbent Marco Rubio decided he would seek reelection.

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  • Amid Calls from Trump, FBI Renews Questions Over Clinton Foundation
Amid Calls from Trump, FBI Renews Questions Over Clinton Foundation

The investigation is also looking into whether or not the Clinton Foundation was compliant with any tax laws that apply to it during Hillary Clinton's tenure, and whether anything that might be tax-exempt was taken advantage of and used for personal or political reasons, law enforcement officials told The Hill .

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  • Zimbabwe drops case against U.S. journalist on Mugabe tweet
Zimbabwe drops case against U.S. journalist on Mugabe tweet

Mugabe, 93, was toppled in November after a military takeover ended his 37-year rule. "He is fine. He is recuperating well and he says he will soon again go back for another medical check-up in South Africa", President Mnangagwa told reporters after the closed door meeting with Tsvangirai.

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  • Israel responds to rocket fire with Gaza air strikes
Israel responds to rocket fire with Gaza air strikes

The Islamic State said it is declaring war on the Palestinian terror group because Hamas has itself been fighting against ISIS soldiers in Gaza. Relations with the USA have plummeted since Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital last month.

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  • Who Is Bandy Lee? Trump's Mental Health Questioned By Yale Psychiatrist
Who Is Bandy Lee? Trump's Mental Health Questioned By Yale Psychiatrist

Dr. Lee last month spoke with over a dozen Representatives and Senators - all Democrats, except for one Republican - telling them President Trump is "going to unravel, and we are seeing the signs", Politico reports. According to the US Constitution, the sitting president can be removed from the seat through two ways -the first is impeachment ...

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  • Sears Holdings to Close Another 103 Stores
Sears Holdings to Close Another 103 Stores

As of October 28, Sears still operated 594 of its namesake locations and 510 Kmart locations across the USA, which were 399 fewer locations than the year before. Sears stores in New Hampshire are in Manchester, Salem, Nashua, Portsmouth and Concord. "In the process, as previously announced we will continue to close some unprofitable stores as w...

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  • Alaska Airlines flight grounded after rats spotted jumping aboard
Alaska Airlines flight grounded after rats spotted jumping aboard

Alaska Airlines said in a statement that the plane "is now out of service". "It will be returned to operations once it's certified rodent-free by a professional exterminator". The company added that the plane will also be inspected for any kind of damage. "There are four persons trying to locate it", a passenger named Matt Gough tweeted.

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  • Texas man facing kidnapping charges after Colorado arrest
Texas man facing kidnapping charges after Colorado arrest

Video from an unnamed local business on December 30 captured Miles, but the video did not show him with the two girls, 7-year-old Lulu Bandera-Margret and 14-year-old Lili Griffith. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas said that a federal complaint unsealed at a U.S. court in Austin charged Terry Miles, 44, a roommate of Bat...

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  • Indian caste protests hit Mumbai
Indian caste protests hit Mumbai

Train services, the life line of the city, stalled throughout the day. "Few protestors tried to disrupt railway services at Thane but were immediately cleared by RPF and GRP officials". Dalit groups are protesting against violence involving right-wing Hindu groups in Pune city on Monday. Pune police had last night said that they had received a ...

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  • Nunes: DoJ has agreed to furnish requested documents related to Russian Federation probe
Nunes: DoJ has agreed to furnish requested documents related to Russian Federation probe

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell said in an October interview that "the only person who can intervene" to preserve the credibility of the committee's Russian Federation investigation amid Nunes' actions was House Speaker Paul Ryan . A spokeswoman for Ryan, R-Wis., would not say Wednesday whether the speaker had reached an agreement with Wray and Rose...

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  • Children face 'social media risks emotionally' says commissioner
Children face 'social media risks emotionally' says commissioner

Parent Trevor said his 12-year-old twin daughters had moved schools as a result of the pressure from social media, but admits they "can't walk away" from it. "While social media clearly provides some great benefits to children, it is also exposing them to significant risks emotionally, particularly as they approach Year Seven", the commissioner sai...

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  • Iranians Condemn Violence on Second Day of Pro-Establishment Rallies
Iranians Condemn Violence on Second Day of Pro-Establishment Rallies

The show of strength comes after a week of anti-regime protests that have resulted in at least 21 deaths and over 450 arrests. Iran's state-run English-language broadcaster, Press TV, carried Wednesday's pro-government rallies live Wednesday, proclaiming that they were meant to "protest the violence that has taken place over the last few nights...

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  • Secret Service Building Fire At Clintons' Home Extinguished
Secret Service Building Fire At Clintons' Home Extinguished

There was no visible damage to the garage after the fire was extinguished around 3:15 p.m. Neither Hillary or Bill Clinton were home at the time. The fire began in the the second-floor ceiling of a detached facility used by the Secret Service behind the Clintons' home in Chappaqua and was reported about 2:50 p.m.

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  • White Supremacist Terrorism: FBI Charges Man Who Attacked Amtrak Train
White Supremacist Terrorism: FBI Charges Man Who Attacked Amtrak Train

Wilson, traveling from Sacramento, California, to St. Louis, was found and subdued while "playing with the controls" in a follow engine on the eastbound California Zephyr, according to an Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit quoted by the Journal-Star.

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