• Nebraska among 13 states earning poor grades for highway safety laws
Nebraska among 13 states earning poor grades for highway safety laws

For Nebraska, the Advocates group says the state could move off the red ranking list by passing a bill which, in part, would upgrade seat belt and texting and driving laws. Chase said 100 people are killed in motor vehicle accidents every day. This report also revealed that in 2016 nearly 1000 people died in vehicle crashes on Arizona highways.

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  • United States senate leaders agree deal to end government shutdown
United States senate leaders agree deal to end government shutdown

Moderates from both parties pressured leaders to end the shutdown and compromise. On Monday morning, Sens. Among the Democrats in opposition were a number of senators rumored to be interested in a 2020 presidential run, including Sens. "Not good!" Trump wrote on Twitter. While lawmakers feuded, signs of the shutdown were evident at national parks...

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  • Navy's agile new warship slowed by ice
Navy's agile new warship slowed by ice

Now the Navy has chose to wait until weather conditions improve before allowing the ship to continue to its home port in Mayport, Fla., according to a spokeswoman. and arrived in Montreal on December 27, where it was supposed to stop briefly overnight before sailing onto Nova Scotia - yet plans for Little Rock were undermined by unforgiving cold ...

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  • MSDH reports first pediatric flu death of 2017-2018 season
MSDH reports first pediatric flu death of 2017-2018 season

MSDH defines pediatric deaths as deaths of people under the age of 18. Coroner Butch Benedict said the child tested positive either Friday or Saturday for Type B flu. Other prevention methods include staying home when you are sick or keeping kids home from school when they are sick, covering your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze, and pract...

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  • Sen. Lindsey Graham blasts White House aides for torpedoing shutdown deal
Sen. Lindsey Graham blasts White House aides for torpedoing shutdown deal

Let's face it: on Donald Trump's signature issue, Stephen Miller is the boss. "This shutdown is going to get a lot worse tomorrow". The President Of The United States has been a spectator while his Chief of Staff John Kelly and adviser Stephen Miller call the shots.

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  • Kabul Hotel Attack a War Crime
Kabul Hotel Attack a War Crime

A person or persons inside the hotel might have helped the attackers gain entrance, Danish said, adding that the investigation is continuing. Elsewhere, the Afghan commando forces during an operation detained six insurgents, including a commander, in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Monday.

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  • Exactly One Year After Donald Trump Became President, the Government Shuts Down
Exactly One Year After Donald Trump Became President, the Government Shuts Down

Mitch McConnell attempted to schedule a vote Sunday night to end the shutdown , but Minority Leader Sen. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said his party took significant steps to reach a deal, including raising the possibility of funding for Trump's proposed wall along the US border with Mexico, which they have ardently opposed.

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  • 45 years after Roe v. Wade, White House threatens landmark abortion ruling
45 years after Roe v. Wade, White House threatens landmark abortion ruling

Fellow counter protestor and Moscow resident Jana Hill said reproductive rights and access to things as small as birth control or as controversial as abortions are not just important to straight women, but also gay women and transgender men.

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  • The Senate Just Voted to Reopen the Government-Without Protecting Dreamers
The Senate Just Voted to Reopen the Government-Without Protecting Dreamers

Senate rules impose a threshold of 60 votes to break a filibuster, and Senate Republicans now hold a slim majority of 51 votes, meaning even if they can unite their members, they need nine more votes to end debate. "The progressive movement is unified", Gupta said, adding that she felt "intensely strongly that Democrats must continue to stand str...

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  • Portland Trail Blazers reportedly showing interest in DeAndre Jordan
Portland Trail Blazers reportedly showing interest in DeAndre Jordan

Adding another team to the mix is certainly intriguing for the Clippers, who will now have more options in terms of return. The Clippers are in a bind when it comes to Jordan, and a decision must come soon. Jordan is averaging 11.8 points and 14.9 rebounds per game for the Clippers this season, and that will be a really impactful player for a t...

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  • San Antonio Spurs demote Tony Parker from starting lineup
San Antonio Spurs demote Tony Parker from starting lineup

He played professionally in France before that, and he's participated on the French national team on and off throughout his career, so the treads were bound to wear thin. The Spurs' culture that has been developed over the past 20 years under the guidance of Gregg Popovich has resulted in one of the longest runs of success for one franchise in Nati...

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  • WaPo Columnist: Is Trump's Doctor Okay?
WaPo Columnist: Is Trump's Doctor Okay?

Jha . Even without the buns, Trump's favorite fast-food meal is a diet-buster. Last week , a group of mental health professionals sent a public letter to Jackson, requesting he test Trump's cognitive abilities. Among the medications Trump continues to take since his last physical as a candidate in 2016, according to Jackson, are a statin to lo...

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  • Fog advisory issued for London-Middlesex
Fog advisory issued for London-Middlesex

Environment Canada says visibility is expected to improve later this morning. If driving.slow down. use your headlights.and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

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  • Donald Trump says giving birth in 'ninth month is wrong'
Donald Trump says giving birth in 'ninth month is wrong'

But Schumer must also protect red-state Democrats facing tough re-election fights in states Trump won previous year who fear being branded by Republicans as pro-amnesty. Trump also hasn't appeared in public since Friday. The department rescinded guidance from the Obama administration that narrowed the circumstances in which states can exclude a m...

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  • Treat Prime Minister Ardern with Grace: Bill English
Treat Prime Minister Ardern with Grace: Bill English

On Sunday, The Daily Mail's Liz Jones suggested in an opinion piece New Zealand would have to compete with a toddler. "I am not the first woman to multi-task. Ms. Ardern, who was sworn in last October, made global headlines when she slapped down pre-election questions over whether she meant to start a family, insisting that pregnancy had no beari...

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  • Scarlett Johansson calls out James Franco at the Women's March
Scarlett Johansson calls out James Franco at the Women's March

Scarlett Johansson became the first A-lister to take aim at James Franco , following allegations of sexual misconduct from six women, at the Women's March on Saturday (20Jan18). Franco denied the allegations. Two of his accusers, Violet Paley and Sarah Tither-Kaplan (who claimed coerced fellatio and forced, gratuitous nudity, respectively) clai...

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  • Harley-Davidson (HOG) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday
Harley-Davidson (HOG) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.81% whereas Month Volatility is at 2.27%. The stock decreased 4.47% or $2.43 during the last trading session, reaching $51.98. Northeast Consultants Inc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 10,100 shares. Comerica Secs holds 0.03% or 4,452 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Ass...

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  • Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll
Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

The scroll that was pieced together uses the name the sect gave to the "special days marking the transitions between the four seasons", a name that experts had never before seen. Hebrew University announced another major find in February 2017 with the discovery of a 12th cave in the Judean desert that once contained Dead Sea Scrolls , though the...

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  • Pub fire: Three accused remanded in police custody till Jan 25
Pub fire: Three accused remanded in police custody till Jan 25

The fire officer had submitted his report on the resto pubs on December 23 a year ago, a day after he allegedly inspected the two sites. "The three owners of the 1Above pub €" Kripesh Sanghavi, Jigar Sanghavi and Abhijit Mankar €" where most of the 14 deaths took place, were also arrested on 10 January.

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  • Man charged in Holly Bobo's death pleads guilty to facilitation of murder
Man charged in Holly Bobo's death pleads guilty to facilitation of murder

It wasn't until September of 2014 that Holly's remains were discovered. Should prosecutors and lawyers not reach a plea agreement, a trial was scheduled to begin May 29. In 2017, the first defendant, Zachary Adams was found guilty of the rape, kidnapping and murder of Holly Bobo . Prosecutors alleged during the trial that Adams kidnapped Bobo, dru...

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  • Trump considering 'big fine' on China
Trump considering 'big fine' on China

The comments come amid a trade investigation initiated by Trump into accusations of intellectual property theft. Mr Trump and his economic adviser Gary Cohn said China had forced USA companies to transfer their intellectual property to China as a cost of doing business there.

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  • Yet Another Tell-All About Trump's White House Reveals Insider Secrets
Yet Another Tell-All About Trump's White House Reveals Insider Secrets

The Washington Post obtained excerpts ahead of the release and detailed some of its contents. Another photo showed Trump walking purposefully from one area of the White House to another. Although Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway tried to dissuade Trump from ordering Spicer to attack the press, Trump had Spicer do it anywas, leading to an entire ...

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  • Bihar is now holding the record for World's Largest Human Chain
Bihar is now holding the record for World's Largest Human Chain

Different ministers and secretaries have been given the charge to monitor the event in various parts of the state. Nearly four crore of the Bihar's 11 crore population stood hand in hand on Sunday, forming a human chain that stretched almost 14,000 kms across the length and breadth of the state in support of eradication of dowry and child marri...

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  • BJP is an ideology, says Amit Shah
BJP is an ideology, says Amit Shah

Launching BJP's Mission 2019 campaign by roping in support of youth through "Yuva Udghosh" program in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency Varanasi , Shah said that the BJP was not only a political party but an ideology which every youth should follow to make their contribution in nation building under Modji.

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  • Canada will be constructive, innovative at NAFTA negotiations: Champagne
Canada will be constructive, innovative at NAFTA negotiations: Champagne

But that still may not be enough to satisfy Trump and impatient US officials. Millions of jobs could be lost, relocated or otherwise affected if the trade deal is scrapped. In Brampton, Letts said there are some 23,000 jobs that rely on trade with the United States. Trump's trade team wants to raise that threshold up to 85%.

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