• Most of the snow will fall during Wednesday morning commute
Most of the snow will fall during Wednesday morning commute

SNOW ACCUMULATION FORECAST by early Wednesday evening. Lower amounts can be expected north and south of that path - including a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain in parts of southeastern Texas and Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and parts of Georgia.

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  • SC support for efforts to restore peace in Afghanistan
SC support for efforts to restore peace in Afghanistan

The Ambassadors of the UN Security Council members, including the USA ambassador Nicky Haley, held talks with the Afghan leaders during a three-day visit that ended on Monday; the first visit since 2010, according to Reuters. Led by Kazakhstan, the delegation included representatives of the United States, Bolivia, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, ...

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  • Indonesia exchange walkway collapse due to
Indonesia exchange walkway collapse due to "building failure" -initial report

Jakarta police have ruled out a bomb attack as the cause of the collapse. "There are 22 people in our entourage (including four students' family members), 15 students comprising 10 female students and five male students to participate in the Asean CIMB Stock Challenge 2.0 programme which is also participated by Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Cambo...

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  • Arctic jet-stream to land with snow and ice
Arctic jet-stream to land with snow and ice

Snow, sleet and hail are set to hit Scotland and Northern Ireland , with other parts of the United Kingdom bracing themselves for ice and high winds as the week progresses. No snow is expected on the ground but there may be a slight dusting on the highest hills. "For people planning to travel by rail, ferry, or plane, it's a similar message - ...

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  • House GOP Leaders Target CHIP, Obamacare Tax-Delays to Avoid Shutdown
House GOP Leaders Target CHIP, Obamacare Tax-Delays to Avoid Shutdown

Shortly thereafter, leaders released the legislation online. And what happens when McConnell tacks, say, a re-authorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program or the $80-billion-plus disaster relief bill, onto the funding bill votes? It was not immediately clear whether they would be successful.

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  • Bayeux Tapestry set to visit UK
Bayeux Tapestry set to visit UK

The Bayeux tapestry, which dates from around 1077, depicts the story of William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and is displayed in Bayeux, in Normandy. The paper said the director of the Bayeux Museum in Normandy where the tapestry is now displayed, confirmed preparations were under way for the embroidery to be re-located.

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  • Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers during protest for Ahed Tamimi
Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers during protest for Ahed Tamimi

A video shows the cousins approaching two soldiers and telling them to leave before shoving, kicking and slapping them. Both her mother and cousin were arrested shortly afterwards. Seventeen Palestinians have been killed since Trump s declaration on December 6, a lot of them in clashes with Israeli forces. "The circumstances of the girl's arres...

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  • Cuomo heckled by Brooklyn Assemblyman Charles Barron during budget address
Cuomo heckled by Brooklyn Assemblyman Charles Barron during budget address

Those challenges include a budget deficit estimated at more than $4 billion and the recent federal tax overhaul , which caps a deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000. The governor would continue the Regional Economic Development Councils for another year, giving them $750 million to divvy up across the state in a competitive exercise that ...

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  • Sen. Durbin disputes Republicans' account of what Trump said
Sen. Durbin disputes Republicans' account of what Trump said

And it would delay several unpopular taxes included in the Affordable Care Act - a sweetener for conservatives. The president, according to a White House official, also suggested he would be open to more immigrants from Asian countries because they help the United States economically.

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  • Trump welcomes Kazakhstan president to White House
Trump welcomes Kazakhstan president to White House

He thanked the Kazakh president for providing crucial support to United States forces in Afghanistan and denying safe havens to terrorists. "I think Kazakhstan has the moral right to talk to the nations that are seeking nuclear weapons", Nazarbayev said.

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  • Snow, wind chills forecast for Clayton County
Snow, wind chills forecast for Clayton County

Greg Abbott told Texas residents to exercise extreme caution due to the hazardous conditions caused by the winter weather. Northwest of Columbus, in the Lee County cities of Auburn and Opelika, the weather service office in Birmingham, Ala., is projecting snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

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  • Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming
Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told reporters. Republicans were discussing legislation financing agencies into February and giving bargainers more time to strike deals on immigration and a long-term budget. Sen. Democrats appeared to see scant reason to bargain with a president many in their party view as holding racist views on immigration. "There'...

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  • CJI meets with protesting senior most judges
CJI meets with protesting senior most judges

According to official information, the 5-judge bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra , Justice A K Sikri, Justice A M Khanwilkar, Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice Ashok Bhushan, will commence the hearing on a range of crucial matters from January 17.

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  • UN Slams Trump as 'Racist' for Reported 'Shithole Countries' Comments
UN Slams Trump as 'Racist' for Reported 'Shithole Countries' Comments

Republican Senator David Perdue , who was at the same White House meeting and had said he did not recall whether Trump made the comment, was more explicit on Sunday. administration toward Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of colour". Flake also rejected the president's claim that "Democrats don't real...

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  • Chelsea Manning's Senate Campaign Video Marked 'Inappropriate' on Youtube
Chelsea Manning's Senate Campaign Video Marked 'Inappropriate' on Youtube

While many have wished Manning luck many more are questioning whether having a convicted leaker in government is a good idea. We need to actually take the reins of power from them. Despite - or perhaps because of - Mr. Cardin's being a down-the-line liberal who rarely strays from the Democratic Party line, Mr. Manning apparently thinks the senator ...

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  • New California declares
New California declares "independence" from rest of state

The founders of New California took an early step toward statehood Monday with the reading of their own Declaration of Independence from California, a state they describe as "ungovernable". "No new States shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or parts ...

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  • I am not a racist
I am not a racist

Rush, who has sponsored articles of impeachment and plans to sponsor articles to censure the president , said Trump had "stooped to a new level" with his comments. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) said that Republican colleague Sen. "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" Trump's continued denials look increasingly...

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  • 0.72 is Murphy USA Inc's (NYSE:MUSA) Institutional Investor Sentiment
0.72 is Murphy USA Inc's (NYSE:MUSA) Institutional Investor Sentiment

The company was downgraded on Friday, August 4 by Stephens. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight". The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, April 19. Arrowmark Colorado Lc holds 26,700 shares. Analysts await Murphy USA Inc. The company reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, ...

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  • Senators spar over Trumps words while trying to save DACA negotiations
Senators spar over Trumps words while trying to save DACA negotiations

Senator Dick Durbin of IL, the No. 2 Democrat, said Monday morning he'll introduce the bipartisan immigration compromise this week and that McConnell should allow the vote before the Friday spending vote. Immigration groups warned that DACA's fate could change again if the Trump administration successfully appeals the judge's decision. Members of C...

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  • UN Calls for Humanitarian Aid to Fight Famine in Yemen
UN Calls for Humanitarian Aid to Fight Famine in Yemen

In what has been referred to as the world's worst humanitarian crisis, over 8.4 million are at risk of starvation, disease and death, the worldwide organization reported , adding that this figure is up by two million from last year's report.

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  • Special 'Prince' concert to be held at Target Center
Special 'Prince' concert to be held at Target Center

The event, touted as a concert film and live experience, will feature previously unreleased footage, both audio and video, of Prince , as well as onstage musical accompaniment from some of his favorite collaborators throughout his career. There were also handwritten song lyrics and a pair of the "third eye" sunglasses that Prince wore. The first...

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  • USCIS Resumes accepting DACA Renewal Applications
USCIS Resumes accepting DACA Renewal Applications

There is no requirement to have a DACA deal completed by this week; the President had given Congress an early March deadline on what to do about hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant "Dreamers" who were shielded from deportation by the Obama Administration.

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  • Pinarayi condemns centre's move to issue Orange passport for 'labour class'
Pinarayi condemns centre's move to issue Orange passport for 'labour class'

As per a Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA ) statement recently, passport holders with ECR (Emigration Check Required) status would be issued a passport with orange passport jacket and those with non-ECR status would continue to get a blue passport.

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  • Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 16, 2018
Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 16, 2018

While Trump met with Nazarbayev, Acosta, standing with other reporters, asked why the president said last week that he wanted more immigrants to come to the US from Norway. But Trump immediately shut down CNN's top White House man, pointing out the door and telling him, "out". Acosta spoke about this with Wolf Blitzer afterwards and said it w...

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  • South Africa summons United States embassy official over Donald Trump's shithole remark
South Africa summons United States embassy official over Donald Trump's shithole remark

South Africa has summoned the United States' senior diplomat in the capital Pretoria over President Donald Trump's recent disparaging comments about African nations and Haiti. The envoys have been instructed to emphasize areas of shared cooperation, which transcend any comments that may have been made by the President, officials said.

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