• Former NBA assistant coach RJ Adelman dies after being struck by vehicle
Former NBA assistant coach RJ Adelman dies after being struck by vehicle

According to the report, Adelman was not in a crosswalk when he was struck February 2. Adelman, 44, was crossing a street in downtown Houston at around noon on February 2 when he was reportedly struck by an 80-year-old woman driving a minivan.

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  • Several Super Bowl winning football players to skip traditional White House visit
Several Super Bowl winning football players to skip traditional White House visit

Whether it be Philadelphia, New Jersey, Ohio, Louisiana, or this entire country, I want to see changes in our criminal justice system. "I don't want to go out of my way to go see someone who isn't even welcoming the men in this locker room and our different cultures".

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  • 'US decision to suspend security aid to Pakistan was ineffective'
'US decision to suspend security aid to Pakistan was ineffective'

The PPP leader also said that the USA had spent billions of dollars in aid for Pakistan but pointed out "it was an exchange for services rendered in Pakistan's fight against extremism". The Chairman PPP also said Pakistan had wrongly been blamed for allegedly supporting the militant outfits in Afghanistan as the United States with the assistance of...

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  • Rand Paul: Another CR Means Congress Hasn't Done Its Job
Rand Paul: Another CR Means Congress Hasn't Done Its Job

Without new funds, federal agencies would have to be ordered to partially shut down. "It's high time someone says, 'Enough is enough, ' and fixes our awful, no good, very bad budgetary process", Paul concludes. Paul said bringing the almost two-decade-long military presence in Afghanistan to an end would better serve the military than continuing ...

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  • Syrian Kurds: Turkish forces hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin
Syrian Kurds: Turkish forces hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

In apparent retaliation, rockets were fired on Damascus's Bab al-Touma neighbourhood, killing three civilians, the state news agency SANA reported. The U.S., which has cooperated with the YPG in fighting the terror group Islamic State in the past years, has urged Ankara to limit its military operations in Syria, while warning about the risk of ...

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  • US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders
US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders

The two-year deal, which would increase current spending caps by roughly $300 billion, would include a major boost for military spending, with slightly smaller increases for domestic programs. "The Budget Agreement today is so important for our great Military", he wrote on Twitter . House Democrats opposed the GOP efforts because the bill did ...

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  • White House says it is pushing ahead with plans for military parade
White House says it is pushing ahead with plans for military parade

While representatives of the Trump administration hid behind the excuse of wanting to spend money on honoring the troops, it's unclear why we should honor them in this specific way or how soldiers would benefit from a parade. It quoted an unidentified military official as saying, "The marching orders were: I want a parade like the one in France...

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  • Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues
Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues

Some sources suggest the wall is the idea of Republican chairman Devin Nunes , and it's not going over well with the committee's highest-ranking Democratic member. "I swear to God I didn't know that", he said. Nunes and the committee's top Democrat, Rep. The GOP memo, released publicly earlier this month, alleges surveillance abuses in the F...

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  • Coast Guard searching for 3 missing fishermen near Jacksonville
Coast Guard searching for 3 missing fishermen near Jacksonville

Weather conditions on Wednesday night added another obstacle, but crews were able to add more resources to the search Thursday. The exact location, nature of distress, description of the vessel and number of people possibly aboard are all unknown.

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  • Pentagon uncertain over Trump military parade location
Pentagon uncertain over Trump military parade location

The DC Council tweeted on it's official page this morning that the schools are open, but the "Great Tank Parade" is "canceled". "We're going to have to top it. "With the war in Afghanistan winding down, now is the time to keep with longstanding American tradition and kick off a campaign for the first New York City welcome home parade for troops t...

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  • Toronto police find remains of six victims
Toronto police find remains of six victims

Toronto is reeling from allegations that Bruce McArthur systematically targeted men in the city's gay community. All of the men disappeared between 2012 and 2016. McArthur was his landscaper. An alleged serial killer accused of murdering five men is expected to face more charges after Toronto police announced the discovery of more human remains...

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  • Last Two ISIS 'Beatles' Captured in Syria
Last Two ISIS 'Beatles' Captured in Syria

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh were reportedly involved in the torture and killings of Western hostages. The American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, as well as Abdul-Rahman Kassig, an aid worker are thought to be among their victims.

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  • South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister
South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

It's a drastic change of pace from 2017 where the rouge nation routinely broke worldwide laws with their missile tests. South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials who are coming to the South on Friday for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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  • Institutional Investors Positive on Targa Resources Corp (NYSE:TRGP)
Institutional Investors Positive on Targa Resources Corp (NYSE:TRGP)

Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj acquired 10,000 shares as Aecom (ACM)'s stock declined 13.51%. Aecom now has $5.74B valuation. Over the past five trading sessions it is -6.88%; -8.58% for the month; -14.56% for the last quarter; 0.55% for the past six-months; and 21.41% for the last 12 months.

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  • US Bancorp DE Raises Position in Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)
US Bancorp DE Raises Position in Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.'s holdings in Novo Nordisk A/S were worth $2,811,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. It also reduced its holding in Vaneck Vectors Em Investment G by 99,576 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 37,698 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Msci Bric Etf (BKF).

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  • Kasganj violence: Another accused of Chandan murder case arrested
Kasganj violence: Another accused of Chandan murder case arrested

One person, identified as Chandan Gupta alias Abhishek, was killed in the clashes . Last week, Mohammad Salim Javed and Rahat Qureshi were arrested in connection with the case. The police filed a case against unidentified persons and have suspended two constables, who were on night duty in the area, DNA reported. Both the accused are believed ...

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  • South Korea's Moon to meet North Koreans on Saturday
South Korea's Moon to meet North Koreans on Saturday

Critics in the South allege the North has been allowed to hijack the Pyeongchang Games, and refer to them instead as the Pyongyang Olympics . Speaking to USA and Japanese troops at the Yokota Air Base outside Tokyo, Pence vowed to continue the "maximum pressure campaign" on North Korea in a bid to force Pyongyang to give up its nuclear mis...

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  • Duterte ready to defend legality of drug war before ICC-Palace
Duterte ready to defend legality of drug war before ICC-Palace

Roque Jr. issued this statement following reports that the ICC Office of the Prosecutor would begin preliminary examination on the crimes against humanity linked to the campaign against illegal drugs. "Obviously, there's been concerted public-relations initiative against the President". "Because the war on drugs is a lawful, legitimate police o...

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  • Russians Mourn Pilot Killed In Syria
Russians Mourn Pilot Killed In Syria

The ministry said the pilot blew himself up with a grenade after being seriously wounded and surrounded by militants. Russian Defence Ministry said "the pilot, who died heroically in Syria on February 3, has been brought back to Russia by the Russian military intelligence service in collaboration with our Turkish colleagues".

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  • Fatal stabbing in West Bank was 'resistance' to Trump - Hamas
Fatal stabbing in West Bank was 'resistance' to Trump - Hamas

Israeli security forces chased the man who drove away in a vehicle but later left the auto and ran away from an army vehicle chasing him. Israeli media identified him as Itamar Ben Gal, 29, a rabbi from the illegal settlement of Har Bracha.

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  • Trump to nominate tax attorney for IRS commissioner - White House
Trump to nominate tax attorney for IRS commissioner - White House

The nomination comes as the IRS works to implement the new tax-cut bill that Trump signed in December. The previous Senate-confirmed IRS commissioner, John Koskinen, left the agency in November when his term ended. "He has also served as a member of the advisory board for the California Franchise Tax Board and was previously a member of the advis...

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  • Government faces second shutdown
Government faces second shutdown

The almost $400 billion deal does not include Trump's $25 billion request for a wall on the southern US border, though "it also doesn't rule out" the financing, a top Republican Senate aide told Newsmax . If all, or at least most , Democrats follow Pelosi to vote against the budget deal, and are joined by the 36-member Freedom Caucus, the measu...

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  • House passes short-term bill to fund government
House passes short-term bill to fund government

The deal eliminates the civilian and military sequester for two years, increasing the Pentagon funding by $80 billion and domestic spending by $63 billion for the fiscal year 2018, NPR reported citing congressional sources . McConnell also must lead, even though it means clashing with the Trump White House . "We'll cross that bridge when...

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  • Khelo India School Games: Haryana emerge champions
Khelo India School Games: Haryana emerge champions

With 24 gold medals, Maharashtra held on to its slender lead over Haryana (23 gold) and hosts Delhi (22 gold) to sit atop the table with a total of 84 medals. Rathore presented Haryana with the glittering customised trophy for emerging team champions. Maharashtra won an additional two silver and one bronze.

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  • Sentiment Report: Graphic Packaging International Corp (NYSE:GPK)
Sentiment Report: Graphic Packaging International Corp (NYSE:GPK)

The Colorado-based Three Peaks Capital Management Llc has invested 1.75% in the stock. Finally, Green Square Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of Graphic Packaging by 8.5% during the 2nd quarter. The total dollar value of all 310.49 million outstanding shares is 4.78 billion. It operates through three divisions: Paperboard Mills, Americas Pap...

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