• Colombia tightens border, provides assist as Venezuelans flee…
Colombia tightens border, provides assist as Venezuelans flee…

He will create a new registry of Venezuelans already in Colombia - to better gauge the number of migrants in the country - and open a center with the help of the United Nations to provide aid. Approximately 60,000 have crossed the border into northwest Brazil, according to local lawmakers. Along with Minister Terra, Justice Minister Torquato Jard...

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  • No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand stepping down amid turmoil
No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand stepping down amid turmoil

Rosenstein, who is overseeing the special counsel's inquiry into Russian influence in the 2016 election. Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand is planning to step down, according to sources . A Justice Department spokesperson was not immediately available to comment or to confirm the report. She has held politically appointed positions in the p...

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  • Hip-hop pioneer Lovebug Starski has died, aged 57
Hip-hop pioneer Lovebug Starski has died, aged 57

Smith was among a core group of DJ pioneers, including DJ Kool Herc , Afrika Bambaataa , Grandmaster Flash and Grand Wizard Theodore , who shaped hip-hop's parameters in the days before recorded rap in the 1970s. At the time, he was already committed to a recording contract with. Within that time, he also released a number of singles, like "Ga...

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  • (COST) Position Trimmed by Patten & Patten Inc. TN
(COST) Position Trimmed by Patten & Patten Inc. TN

It has underperformed by 6.87% the S&P500. Bessemer Group Inc increased Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) stake by 5.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 8,654 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,585,932.04.

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  • PM Modi embarks on three-nation visit to Palestine, Oman and UAE
PM Modi embarks on three-nation visit to Palestine, Oman and UAE

I take this opportunity to warmly congratulate the leaders and the thousands of workers who brought us these results in both the States. "It was your party chief who did not let young leaders get their points of view", he said. Gandhi called for building a positive and credible narrative against the Modi government. "But Tripura remained backward a...

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  • Spurs finally feel at home at Wembley, says Pochettino
Spurs finally feel at home at Wembley, says Pochettino

However Arsene Wenger is winless in all four league away matches against Mauricio Pochettino but the Arsenal manager can take plenty of encouragement from their recent record at Wembley where his side are unbeaten in their last nine matches.

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  • Mahesh Murthy out on bail in molestation case
Mahesh Murthy out on bail in molestation case

The arrest of Murthy, the founder of early stage fund Seedfund, comes after the National Commission for Women (NCW) wrote to the Khar police in December past year. The case was registered with the Mumbai Police after the intervention of National Commission of Women (NCW). While speaking to The Hindu , Jadhav had said that they will be summonin...

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  • Todd Howe, star government witness in Percoco trial, arrested
Todd Howe, star government witness in Percoco trial, arrested

The Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday asked that Howe's $100,000 bond be revoked and that an arrest warrant be issued, according to a recently unsealed court document. Howe admitted he lied to the credit card company about a stay in NY at the time he was cooperating with federal prosecutors in the corruption case.

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  • More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend
More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend

Winds out of the northwest from 13-17 miles per hour will drop wind chills near 5 degrees by Saturday morning. Cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 miles per hour. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Sunday , sunny, with a high near 41. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

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  • United Nations investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria
United Nations investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria

The report said the action was sanctioned in self-defence after several hundred attackers launched a "coordinated assault" on the Syrian Democratic Forces - a U.S. "We would like to see a cease-fire, the end of the war, but the terrorists, I am not sure, are in agreement", Russia's United Nations envoy, Vassily Nebenzia, told reporters.

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  • Loya death: Opposition seeks SIT probe in plea to Ram Nath Kovind
Loya death: Opposition seeks SIT probe in plea to Ram Nath Kovind

At least 114 parliamentarians have signed the memorandum presented to the president. He said on the basis of statements made by Judge Loya's family, an FIR should have been registered soon after his death. "The country also feels it... three people have died... we feel there should be an independent probe". On June 25th, he was suddenly transferr...

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  • Russian election commission registers Putin as presidential candidate
Russian election commission registers Putin as presidential candidate

He was released without charge that evening, but later said he expected to be rearrested before the presidential election due on 18 March. The figures include 13 bank accounts with a balance of 13.8 million rubles, a modest plot of land, an apartment, a garage, as well as three Russian vehicles and a boat trailer.

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  • Oil drops below $60 as soaring United States output's expected backlash kicks in
Oil drops below $60 as soaring United States output's expected backlash kicks in

A report released by the EIA showed that the crude inventories went up by 1.9 million barrels to 420.3M last week. The U.S. has planned to sell half of its emergency oil reserves to help pay its bills, which was the hedge against supply disruptions.

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  • Onodera comments on N.Korea's military parade
Onodera comments on N.Korea's military parade

He said Japan will work with the United States and South Korea to collect and analyze information on North Korea's arsenal and military activities. Pence says the US and South Korea are "completely aligned". Kim Yong Nam on Friday took a picture with Moon and his wife Kim Jung-sook before entering the reception room. The North Korean delegation...

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  • Brexit transition period 'not a given', EU's Barnier warns
Brexit transition period 'not a given', EU's Barnier warns

After the latest round of talks between officials in Brussels , Michel Barnier said that three "substantial" disagreements remained over plans for the transition, expected to last around two years after the date of withdrawal in March 2019.

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  • Mattis: Military DREAMers Should Still Be Protected If DACA Expires
Mattis: Military DREAMers Should Still Be Protected If DACA Expires

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday that that he will fight to protect the estimated 800-900 so-called " Dreamers " now serving on active duty from the possibility of being deported next month. Until now, the fate of about 800 service members in the program had not been clear. The Dreamers in the military are among an estimated 690,000 n...

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  • Olympics: Japan team captain Kodaira to skip opening ceremony
Olympics: Japan team captain Kodaira to skip opening ceremony

The figureheads from both Koreas shared another moment of cordiality when they made a toast at an official reception. Not long after, North and South Korean athletes entered Olympic Stadium together, waving flags showing a unified Korea - the long-time dream, in theory at least, of many Koreans both North and South.

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  • Bihar, UP bypolls on March 11
Bihar, UP bypolls on March 11

Bihar's Araira constituency, which is unrepresented after the death of sitting MP and RJD leader Mohammad Taslimuddin, will also have elections on the same date. But so far, there has been no official word from the party. The bypoll in Araria in Bihar assumes significance as it would be the first election after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar steered...

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  • Kim Jong-un's sister arrives in South Korea in historic visit
Kim Jong-un's sister arrives in South Korea in historic visit

Mr Moon has been trying to use the games as an opportunity to revive communication with North Korea after a period of diplomatic stalemate and eventually pull it into talks to resolve the worldwide standoff over its nuclear programme. According to the South Korean organizing committee, they have extended invitations to First Lady Melania Trump, as ...

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  • Government shutdown ends. Congress authorizes trillion-dollar deficit, raises debt ceiling
Government shutdown ends. Congress authorizes trillion-dollar deficit, raises debt ceiling

The Defense Department's base budget will be $600 billion for FY-18 and $617 billion for FY-19, breaking the respective caps of $549 billion and $562 billion for those years. "But I would argue that it's time to vote", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said. "I want people to feel uncomfortable". The bill includes massive spending in...

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  • Russians Lobbied Clinton on Uranium One as Spies Infiltrated Her Inner Circle
Russians Lobbied Clinton on Uranium One as Spies Infiltrated Her Inner Circle

He revealed how the Russian government used an American lobbying firm, APCO, to funnel millions of dollars to the Clinton Foundation's Global Initiative, The Hill reported on February 7.In December previous year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions had announced it is revisiting evidence obtained by the FBI in an investigation into the Uranium One Dea...

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  • Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost
Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

Although a spokesman for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Brian Hale, told The Post that the briefing is "written by senior-level, career intelligence officers", and that it "always provides objective intelligence - including on Russian Federation - to the president and his staff", officials said that this intelligence is some...

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  • MassMutual to shutter Enfield campus, consolidate in Bay State
MassMutual to shutter Enfield campus, consolidate in Bay State

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the Commonwealth is providing approximately $46 million to the company in incentives, the largest commitment ever made to a Springfield-based company. It expects to increase it corporate headquarters workforce by about 50 percent. The company is also closing offices in Memphis, Tenn., Somerset, N.J., Johnston, ...

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  • Mini-casino headed for Lawrence County
Mini-casino headed for Lawrence County

Stadium Live LLC bid $40.1 million to reserve a license to build a small casino within a 15-mile region centered in Derry Township. It was the best of three offers, for the third mini-casino auction to date. Six different developers tried to land a casino gaming license and a horse racing license for the project, which once was known as Valley Vi...

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  • Russian athletes lose appeal to take part in Winter Olympics
Russian athletes lose appeal to take part in Winter Olympics

Russian Federation as a nation isn't competing in South Korea, having been banned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in December in the aftermath of the McLaren Report . "Today's decision by the CAS .is a small semblance of justice for clean athletes ". You can never count out Team Canada when it comes to curling.

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