• Michael Porter Jr.: Still not practicing, hopes to return
Michael Porter Jr.: Still not practicing, hopes to return

Porter. told reporters in Columbia on Friday that he is not anxious about damaging his National Basketball Association draft stock by either showing rust or aggravating his back injury. That's what I would love to hear. Porter came to Mizzou as the top recruit out of high school. The Tigers are 16-8 overall and 6-5 in the SEC entering Saturday's ga...

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  • Winter Olympics kicks off with historic handshake
Winter Olympics kicks off with historic handshake

She is due to have a sit-down luncheon tomorrow with President Moon along with the rest of the North Korean delegation - including the man sat next to her Kim Yong-nam. The South Korean media, meanwhile, have floated the possibility that the delegation may deliver a personal letter or message to Moon from Kim Jong Un himself.

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  • Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco
Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco

Federico Bernardeschi scored against his old club and Gianluigi Buffon made his 500th league appearance for the Turin side but it was all overshadowed by the latest episode involving VAR. Higuain - the scorer of a hat-trick last weekend - sealed the win four minutes from time with his 14th Serie A goal this season and 50th for Juventus .

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  • Ryan believes he has the House votes to pass bipartisan budget deal
Ryan believes he has the House votes to pass bipartisan budget deal

Pelosi for her part is not whipping her fellow Democrats in the House to vote against the bill, saying at her own news conference earlier, "I am just telling people why I am voting the way I am voting". "I'm going to take everything she says at face value", said Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill. "That's something that's going to have long-term implicatio...

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  • Timing, totals for incoming winter storm
Timing, totals for incoming winter storm

The skies won't look that pretty either - strap in for a cloudy February day! North wind around 6 miles per hour. "And it is not just one night, it is going to go through the weekend". Friday: A 70 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1 p.m., high near 18. "Accumulations are forecast to range from 6 inches or more across much of New England...

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  • Francis Wilkinson: Why Pelosi is rolling the dice for 'Dreamers'
Francis Wilkinson: Why Pelosi is rolling the dice for 'Dreamers'

The DACA program is set to expire March 5, at which point 700,000 undocumented people who were brought to the country as children will lose their ability to live and work in the United States. "Those are the privileges for one of the two party leaders". Republican supporters were not as enamoured with Pelosi's actions. By taking a stand, it s...

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  • Abe meets Moon in S.Korea
Abe meets Moon in S.Korea

Pence is leading the USA delegation to the opening ceremonies, where he has worked to pour cold water on warming ties between the two Koreas. North Korea has asked that the South refuel the Mangyongbong-92, which has been anchored at the South Korean eastern port of Mukho since Tuesday after transporting its art troupe to the South.

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  • Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo
Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee had initially opposed the release of the Democratic memo, even as they voted to release the Republican-crafted memo. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., a former prosecutor and member of the House intelligence panel who helped advise staff on the GOP memo . Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on th...

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  • Upper Midwest, parts of Northeast prepare for another big winter storm
Upper Midwest, parts of Northeast prepare for another big winter storm

In Chicago , where snow was falling as fast as an inch per hour during the morning commute, schools were shut down. Heavy snow continues around dinner time and then will start tapering off overnight with temperatures dropping down to mid teens.

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  • Jerusalem declaration is high point of my time in office
Jerusalem declaration is high point of my time in office

Others did not thank him for it, he added, but he described the move as an important promise he made and kept. " Did you know ahead of time that you would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital during your first year in office? ". "Incredible pressure was imposed on them not to do it", Trump said. All of the other presidents failed to keep this ...

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  • Isaiah Thomas speaks out following Cavaliers-Lakers trade
Isaiah Thomas speaks out following Cavaliers-Lakers trade

They don't have their 2018 first-round pick, so they have no incentive to tank. "Definitely excited to put that on my body real soon here". That's nothing the old sheriff of Wade County can't fix. "Coach Lue called up a great play", James said. The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly trading Larry Nance and Jordan Clarkson to the Cleveland C...

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  • Grading the trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Grading the trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers

The fastest way to lose LeBron is by playing scared and not taking risks. While the new-look Cavaliers have yet to play a minute together, one National Basketball Association analyst already is crowning the team the best team in the East.

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  • Unidentified intruder ejected from Olympic ceremony
Unidentified intruder ejected from Olympic ceremony

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is sending two competitors: his head of state, Kim Yong Nam and, more significantly, his sister, Kim Yo Jong , the first vice director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party. Hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police not far from the main stadium before the opening ceremony ...

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  • SEC commish stands against proposed MS law allowing guns on campuses
SEC commish stands against proposed MS law allowing guns on campuses

But Judiciary B Committee Chairman Andy Gipson says the rule is clear. But universities say guns in stadiums could lead to opponents refusing to play in MS and guns in dormitories could alarm parents. If HB 1083 is adopted to permit weapons in college sports venues, it is likely that competitors will decline opportunities to play in Oxford and ...

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  • U.S. politician Nancy Pelosi sets record with eight-hour speech
U.S. politician Nancy Pelosi sets record with eight-hour speech

Cupp: Unfiltered, the Ohio Congressman - who ran unsuccessfully to replace Pelosi in the House - offered little indication that his views on the minority leader have significantly changed. Ryan could potentially have to rely on half of the House Democrats voting for the plan in order for it to pass. That was a tacit acknowledgment that there will b...

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  • Court orders arrest of Innoson boss in suit involving GTB
Court orders arrest of Innoson boss in suit involving GTB

More so a motion that the court recuse or disqualify itself from further conduct of the proceedings; and a motion that EFCC can not be heard in any application until it withdraws the charge given a pending motion against it praying that it be restrained from filing any charge in respect of the same subject matter of the charge that was struck out u...

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  • White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo
White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo

USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign using hacking and propaganda, an effort that eventually included attempting to tilt the race in Trump's favor. Trump on February 2 allowed the release of the earlier memo written by the committee's Republicans, escalating a campaign critici...

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  • Shooting In Georgia Nursing Home Leaves 1 Dead; Gunman Flees
Shooting In Georgia Nursing Home Leaves 1 Dead; Gunman Flees

She died from her injury at 11:30 a.m. Augusta University officials told the station that the shooting was a "domestic violence-targeted attack". The nursing home is owned by Augusta University Health but operates independently, WAGT reported.

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  • Earnings Forecast Revision Scan: Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)
Earnings Forecast Revision Scan: Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)

About 6.34M shares traded or 94.56% up from the average. Following some medium-term indicators on shares of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) has declined 14.90% since February 6, 2017 and is downtrending. Delaware-based Dupont Capital Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). National Bank Of America De holds...

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  • US Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown
US Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown

For roughly seven to eight hours, early Friday morning beginning at midnight, the federal government once again shut down for the second time in less than four weeks. The deal will likely enrage the Freedom Caucus (who grabbed onto the BCA as evidence of their fiscal bona fides but actually allowed the debt to balloon).

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  • Corning Incorporated (GLW) Shares Sold by Meeder Asset Management Inc
Corning Incorporated (GLW) Shares Sold by Meeder Asset Management Inc

Hendley & Co Inc who had been investing in Corning Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.36 billion market cap company. 11 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. Hansteen Holdings Plc (HSTN.L) shares are moving today on volatility -1.56% or $-2.10 from the open.

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  • Trump signs bill ending government shutdown
Trump signs bill ending government shutdown

The latest deal also includes an increase in the federal debt limit, said Representative Chris Collins, Republican of NY, though Senate leaders did not immediately announce that piece of the agreement. "This budget deal does the opposite-it expands government spending well beyond the caps, by nearly 15 percent". Lawmakers will then have to ...

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  • Major Chinese Payment Provider, LianLian, Joins RippleNet
Major Chinese Payment Provider, LianLian, Joins RippleNet

Facilitating cross-border payments has been the bottleneck so far and blockchain company Ripple plans to alleviate that by partnering up with Hong Kong licensed money service firm LianLian. The product differs from Ripple's xRapid solution, which, unlike xCurrent , uses the company's custom cryptocurrency XRP . In a recent announcement, Banco S...

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  • Decision on gay marriage should be respected
Decision on gay marriage should be respected

John Rankin. The Atlantic island, which is home to 60,000 people, legalised marriage between homosexual couples in May 2017, following a Supreme Court ruling. But now a law has been enforced establishing domestic partnerships instead, a move that critics have described as an unprecedented rollback of civil rights.

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  • By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow
By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow

The storm system is moving through southern Great Lakes Friday morning, bringing snow from Iowa to Ohio. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected. Temperatures are forecast in the 20s and low 30s. "Road conditions are abysmal", she said, adding she'll take the train to make her way around the city Friday .

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