• UK: Former PM Blair urges Labour to oppose Brexit
UK: Former PM Blair urges Labour to oppose Brexit

Rather, one member of Labour's shadow cabinet told the BBC: "Lots of Labour voters voted for Brexit and this to them sounds like the metropolitan elite ignoring them". Mr Blair - a longstanding critic of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - has ditched his business interests to take a more active role in British politics through his Institute for Gl...

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  • Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag
Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in India on a 6-day visit with a 130-member delegation drawn from cyber, agriculture and defence sectors. A large number of Indian soldiers of the 15th Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade died during the battle to free the city and almost 900 were buried in Israel.

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  • Trump says program protecting young immigrants 'probably dead'
Trump says program protecting young immigrants 'probably dead'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE announced previous year that he would rescind the program, and gave C...

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  • Georgia senator now says Trump 'did not use that word'
Georgia senator now says Trump 'did not use that word'

During an interview on Sunday, Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace said he did not believe Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's claim that she didn't remember Trump "using that exact phrase". At a White House event during which he signed a proclamation to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Trump on Friday ignored shou...

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  • Another chance of snow Tonight and Monday
Another chance of snow Tonight and Monday

While we still don't see a guarantee of snow in our immediate future, we do have another chance on Tuesday . On Tuesday , we'll have cloudy skies and snow. New data suggests that most of the snow may already be south of the area by the commute time Monday morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Cloudy, with a high near 34.

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  • Magnitude 7.1 quake hits off Peru, some damage reported
Magnitude 7.1 quake hits off Peru, some damage reported

The temblor was felt in the capital Lima and several other cities across the country. The Arequipa regional governor, Yamila Osorio, said on Twitter (in Spanish) that a man had died in the town of Yauca, after being hit by a rock . Peruvian maritime authorities said the quake did not produce a tsunami, despite a warning initially being issued ...

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  • Auto goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of California office
Auto goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of California office

Upon impact, a fire broke out, which was quickly extinguished. According to witnesses, the vehicle caught fire upon colliding with the building. Officials say a small fire injured one person who managed to get out of the auto unassisted.

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  • False ballistic missile alert sends Hawaii into a panic
False ballistic missile alert sends Hawaii into a panic

For Hawaii , located about 4,600 miles away from North Korea , living in the shadows of a nuclear threat is becoming a reality. The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission announced the agency would be launching a full investigation into how the alert was sent out .

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  • Erdogan Repeats Warning of Attack on Kurdish Enclave in Syria
Erdogan Repeats Warning of Attack on Kurdish Enclave in Syria

Rojhat Roj, the YPG spokesman in Afrin, told Reuters the shelling was carried out by Turkish forces in Dar Taizaah and Qalat Seman - areas where he said Turkish forces had deployed as part of an agreement with Russian Federation and Iran.

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Day celebrations across WAVE Country
Martin Luther King Jr Day celebrations across WAVE Country

Monday through music, crafts, readings and a soul food tasting at the gardens, 301 W Reno. This is the 19th year for day of service. Participants should meet in the GUC Atrium at noon and begin marching at 12:15 p.m. By 1955, he would be asked to lead the Montgomery bus boycott, which led to the creation of the Southern Christian Leadership C...

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  • Lebanon: Hamas official's vehicle targeted
Lebanon: Hamas official's vehicle targeted

According to security sources the targeted official was Mohamed Hamdan, who's also known as Abu Hamza. A leader of the Palestinian Fatah movement in Lebanon said Hamdan was involved in operations in Israel. Local media reported that Hamas had released a statement denying that any of its officials had been killed in the attack. By longstanding...

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  • New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings - 1/14/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings - 1/14/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New Orleans couldn't get much going on offense all game and was down 26-9 early in the fourth quarter before scoring 10 late points. No. 5 game in the NFC Wild Card round on Sunday of last week. How can I watch the Saints and Vikings? For example, quick passes to running back Jerrick McKinnon out of the backfield could go a long way toward winni...

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  • You must apologise to Africans, AU tells Donald Trump
You must apologise to Africans, AU tells Donald Trump

According to United States media reports, citing people with knowledge of the conversation, Trump asked during a conversation about immigration: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Haitians and Africans in Maryland say they don't think they should be written off.

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  • Chorus of condemnation grows over Trump 'shithole' slurs
Chorus of condemnation grows over Trump 'shithole' slurs

The president has apparently denied the reported comments, stating on Twitter that "the language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough , but this was not the language used". Almost a year into Trump's presidency, members of Congress are still struggling to relate to the unorthodox Trump and his spontaneous, often crude remarks.

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  • Cold, chance of snow forecast in week ahead
Cold, chance of snow forecast in week ahead

Some light snow or snow showers are expected to move that could cause some travel difficulties for the morning commute on Wednesday . Road issues are possible and as another round of Arctic air settles in by Wednesday morning, any fallen precipitation will ice over.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn says Labour doesn't support a second Brexit vote
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour doesn't support a second Brexit vote

The comments came after some Labour figures called for the party to change tack and campaign to remain in the single market and customs union after withdrawal. "We urge the leadership of a fifth opposition party, Labour, to join us so we can change course from the unsafe Brexit being pursued by the Conservatives".

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  • International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Shares Sold by Bessemer Group Inc
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Shares Sold by Bessemer Group Inc

Bush Odonnell Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Oneok Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.50 billion market cap company. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.09, a current ratio of 1.41 and a quick ratio of 1.36. Cibc Asset Management Inc acquired 3.58 million shares as Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE)'s stoc...

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  • Unsafe wind chills in effect for tonight, through Saturday morning
Unsafe wind chills in effect for tonight, through Saturday morning

Sunday with an inch or less of accumulation in the metro and slightly higher amounts to the southwest (see map below). Mixed precipitation expected. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Saturday , partly sunny, with a high near 17. The overnight low will dip to minus 27 with a wind chill factor of minus 32.

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  • Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA
Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake , who was briefed by Durbin and a fellow GOP Senator who attended the meeting, confirmed that version of events to CNN . The decision was met with opposition from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers - and 58% of voters, including 79% of Americans 18 to 34 years old, think marijuana should be legalize...

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  • Trump Doesn't Want Immigrants From 'Shithole' Countries
Trump Doesn't Want Immigrants From 'Shithole' Countries

According to The Washington Post , during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday with USA senators to discuss the status of some immigrants in the country, President Trump described Haiti, El Salvador and unspecified African countries as " shitholes ".

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  • Disaster averted for 162 people as plane misses plunge into Black Sea
Disaster averted for 162 people as plane misses plunge into Black Sea

The province's governor said all 162 passengers and crew on board were evacuated and safe. The Pegasus Airline's Boeing 737 was flying from the Turkish capital Ankara to Trabzon Airport. "There was panic, people shouting, screaming", passenger Fatma Gordu was quoted as saying. The airport was temporarily shut down until Sunday morning as fi...

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  • Trump's remark causes concern immigration deal out of reach
Trump's remark causes concern immigration deal out of reach

He also said that the Democrats "made up" the story, claiming that he referred to Haiti as a "sh*thole country", emphasizing that he had never said "anything derogatory about Haitians". lawmakers from both major parties. In a series of tweets, the president denied using such vulgar language. Alisha Laventure , the daughter of Haitian imm...

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  • Germany to keep seeking full implementation of Iran deal - spokeswoman
Germany to keep seeking full implementation of Iran deal - spokeswoman

Senior Trump administration officials briefed reporters on Friday to say the president will work with European partners to broker an agreement limiting Iran's ballistic missiles activities. The US still maintains sanctions on Iran - independent of the nuclear deal - on matters such as terrorism, human rights and ballistic missile development.

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  • AU Demands Apology from Trump over 'Racist Remarks'
AU Demands Apology from Trump over 'Racist Remarks'

The envoys released a joint statement Friday after an emergency meeting was held to address the issue. The comment was "clearly" racist, said Ebba Kalondo, spokeswoman for AU chief Moussa Faki. "And he said them repeatedly". She stressed that the USA was "much stronger than the sum total of one man". South African comedian Trevor Noah, star o...

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  • Trump denies using vulgar remark to describe African countries
Trump denies using vulgar remark to describe African countries

Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador , and African nations as "shithole countries". "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" the US President is reported to have asked legislators on Thursday while discussing protecting immigrants from these countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal at the White House.

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