• San Francisco board appoints Mark Farrell as interim mayor
San Francisco board appoints Mark Farrell as interim mayor

At the time, the President of the Board of Supervisor London Breed became the acting mayor until Tuesday. In addition, he may now choose his own successor to his district, which includes the Marina, Presidio and Pacific Heights neighborhoods.

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  • Joe Percoco's defense rips star witness in opening arguments
Joe Percoco's defense rips star witness in opening arguments

Attorney Robert Boone said in an opening statement. Boone said Kelly bribed Percoco by giving his wife, Lisa, a mostly no-show job that paid $90,000 per year for three years to win favorable treatment from state officials for two power plant projects.

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  • Schumer, McConnell Reach Pact On Shutdown And DACA Vote
Schumer, McConnell Reach Pact On Shutdown And DACA Vote

The impasse was broken after Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell said his party meant to consider legislation "that would address DACA , border security and related issues, as well as disaster relief". -Mexico border wall. He argued that they won a concession from McConnell that he isn't requiring President Donald Trump to sign of...

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  • Maryland Named 3rd Worst State To Drive In
Maryland Named 3rd Worst State To Drive In

Maryland was brought down by poor performances in several of WalletHub's categories, including rush-hour congestion, average commute time and miles driven per person. Hawaii even ranked dead last for the number of vehicle wash spots per capita. Those indicators include gas prices, traffic jams (11 of the world's 25 worst cities for congestion are i...

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  • Democrats Pushing for DACA Deal as Deadline for Dreamers Nears
Democrats Pushing for DACA Deal as Deadline for Dreamers Nears

Despite a war of words in recent days with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the president also said he'd definitely be welcome back at the White House for more negotiations - and he didn't believe that Schumer had really taken the wall off the table, as the New York Democrat said he had earlier this week.

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  • Hawkeyes Take Care of Rival Wisconsin
Hawkeyes Take Care of Rival Wisconsin

Freshman Luka Garza had 17 points and a career-high 17 rebounds for the Hawkeyes , who snapped a two-game losing streak. Iowa led from start-to-finish, shooting 51.7 percent from the field to notch its second Big Ten victory of the season.

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  • Arshi Khan throws a party to celebrate her stint on Bigg Boss
Arshi Khan throws a party to celebrate her stint on Bigg Boss

The trio seemed to have a lot of fun. Some sections of the media took a dig at Khan for not speaking up after losing to Shilpa Shinde , but the actress shut everybody up with this message on her photo-sharing app. I just can't shoot for the heck of it. "My mom got so emotional seeing me after such a long time, and for Pete's sake, I wanted to sp...

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  • Won't allow United Nations sanctions monitoring team access to Hafiz Saeed
Won't allow United Nations sanctions monitoring team access to Hafiz Saeed

The team will be visiting Islamabad from tomorrow for an assessment of Pakistan's compliance with the world body's sanctions regime. Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Amin Aminuddin Khan heard Saeed's plea and restrained the government from taking any adverse action against him.

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  • Sohrabuddin case: HC sets aside gag order on media
Sohrabuddin case: HC sets aside gag order on media

She said that the Criminal Procedure Code provided only for the high courts and the Supreme Court to issue such ban orders. "Mere apprehension of sensationalism by the accused is not sufficient ground for such gag orders", said the judge, agreeing with journalists.

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  • African leaders at Davos 2018 say We are ready'for business'
African leaders at Davos 2018 say We are ready'for business'

Yet the conference will undoubtedly have its share of obsequious displays created to appeal to Mr. Trump's vanity, with participants by turns fawning over him and propping him up as he clumsily attempts to defend the indefensible, starting with his "America First" approach.

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  • Form Australian batsman Aaron Finch sidelined for fourth England ODI in Adelaide
Form Australian batsman Aaron Finch sidelined for fourth England ODI in Adelaide

Woakes has enjoyed success with bat and ball in the ODI series and England have been on top throughout. However, it has been a whole different story in the ODI series as Woakes has made scores of 39 not out and an unbeaten 53. "Maybe it's a session here or there around Test cricket, you work on those skills with the white ball". "We'll be doi...

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  • MP Jay Panda suspended from BJD
MP Jay Panda suspended from BJD

Panda, who is known for his independence from Patnaik, took to Twitter to deny the allegations against him, calling them "entirely false and baseless". "Party president Naveen Patnaik has suspended Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda from the primary membership of the BJD", Patro told reporters. He also said all allegations against him are false and ba...

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  • LaVar Ball Will Get To Coach His Boys in a Friendly
LaVar Ball Will Get To Coach His Boys in a Friendly

In yet another marketing play, LaVar will join Vytautas coach Virginijus Seskus' staff for the fourth installment of the Big Baller Challenge - a five-game series of meaningless exhibitions promoting the Ball family. It's only a friendly match. Entering Monday's game, LiAngelo Ball was averaging 23.3 points in the three games, while LaMelo was ...

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  • Rangasthalam Teaser: Meet Sound Engineer Chitti Babu
Rangasthalam Teaser: Meet Sound Engineer Chitti Babu

That's introduced in the teaser like it is a character quirk which leads to him being addressed as Sound Engineer by people around him. We'll have to wait and watch. An entertainment film will always work on the box office but provided that it is good and star power cannot be the only reason of which Ram Charan already has a shortage of.

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  • Pistons' Andre Drummond none to happy about All-Star snub
Pistons' Andre Drummond none to happy about All-Star snub

He is also making 63-percent of his free throws this year, after hitting just 39-percent from the line last season. Apparently being among the NBA's best defensive players isn't sexy enough to earn a spot in the annual showcase most known for its lack of defense.

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  • Chuck Schumer yanked his offer to Trump on the wall
Chuck Schumer yanked his offer to Trump on the wall

Trump said he was optimistic he could come to an agreement with both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress that would appeal to hardliners seeking tougher rules for immigrants while also preventing the roughly 700,000 " Dreamers " from being deported.

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  • UN Calls for Probe into Killings of Anti-Government Protesters in DRC
UN Calls for Probe into Killings of Anti-Government Protesters in DRC

They also report live ammunition has been used against protesters, 121 people have been arrested and tear gas has been fired into churches in various parts of the country. 24 de enero de 2018, 15:56Kinshasa, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The number of extrajudicial executions tripled previous year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, denounced today...

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  • US Senate votes to end government shutdown
US Senate votes to end government shutdown

Today's shutdown of the U.S. government has been blamed by Donald Trump's office on opposition Democrats , who insist on protection for " Dreamers " - undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children - from deportation.

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  • Deadly ISIS Attack Hits Save the Children in Afghanistan
Deadly ISIS Attack Hits Save the Children in Afghanistan

The attack began with a suicide vehicle bomb outside the office at around 9 a.m., followed by gunmen entering the compound, a spokesman for the government in the eastern province said. "We have temporarily suspended our operations across the country following today's events, however we remain fully committed to helping the most deprived children of...

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  • Analyst Commentary On Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Time Warner Inc. (TWX)
Analyst Commentary On Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

It has outperformed by 164.19% the S&P500. Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Llc increased its stake in Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) by 40.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:CMI) rating on Friday, September 25. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $513.86 million activity. In the last thr...

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  • Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis
Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis

Wearing a hood to blind him, one knife-wielding Indonesian soldier slashed away at a cucumber sticking out of his colleague's mouth, coming just inches from striking his nose with the long blade. "When you watch a force do that many things perfectly, you can imagine that they can also put the bigger issues together". The secretary said he wants t...

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  • Unranked Kentucky outlasts Mississippi State
Unranked Kentucky outlasts Mississippi State

Knox overcame an initial missed layup to hit all four from behind the arc to finish 5-for-6 from the field and from the free-throw line. Washington made 10 of 14 free throws and was 6-for-10 from the field to top his previous best against Monmouth by two points.

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  • White House Fires Back at Mayors on Sanctuary Cities
White House Fires Back at Mayors on Sanctuary Cities

According to a White House news release, Trump and the mayors will discuss "the growing economy, as well as working together to tackle the opioid epidemic and rebuild the nation's aging infrastructure". "As mayor I am charged to govern day to day, guided by changes that [affect] real life and pocketbook issues", Bland, a Democrat, said in the st...

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  • NJ Judge Trims Menendez Corruption Charges
NJ Judge Trims Menendez Corruption Charges

Bribery, fraud and conspiracy are among the remaining charges against the two men. U.S. District Judge William Walls, who presided over last year's corruption trial, said on Wednesday that prosecutors had failed to show that some $660,000 in political contributions from Melgen to benefit Menendez's 2012 reelection campaign were part of any briber...

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  • Head-On Crash Following High Speed Chase
Head-On Crash Following High Speed Chase

Helicopters and DPS troopers followed the suspect as he continued to drive at high speeds along Interstate 10. The whole time, officials were in contact with the suspect by phone. The suspect then climbed out of the vehicle and took off running, with DPS troopers chasing him on foot. Details weren't immediately available on the extent of the in...

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