• Pennsylvania Supreme Court Redraws Congressional Districts
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Redraws Congressional Districts

State Sen. John Yudichak, D-17, Plymouth Twp, said some things in the new map "don't make sense", noting the greater Nanticoke region is split up with Nanticoke and Plymouth Twp.in the 8th and Newport Twp.in the 9th. They argue that only lawmakers and the governor can draw congressional lines, not courts. The (state) Supreme Court was fundamental...

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  • Israel strikes Gaza after blast wounds four soldiers
Israel strikes Gaza after blast wounds four soldiers

The IAF bombed a Hamas military position in response to a rocket fired at Israel . "Hamas is responsible for anything that happens in the Strip and whatever comes out of it, both over and underground", the army said in a statement . The pair were in a group approaching the border in "a suspicious manner", Israel's army said. Two Palestinians wer...

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  • Syria bombardment of rebel enclave kills 18 civilians: monitor
Syria bombardment of rebel enclave kills 18 civilians: monitor

A Syrian civil defense member carries an injured child rescued from between the rubble of buildings after a government bombing in the rebel-held town of Hammuriyeh, in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 19, 2018.

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  • Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India
Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India

Trump Jr. will meet with Indian investors and business leaders in Kolkata, Mumbai , Pune and Gurugram respectively, The Washington Post reported . "Trump's company is literally selling access to the president's son overseas", said Jordan Libowitz , the communications director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington ...

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  • Lucky 13 and second successive title for Kvitova after Muguruza classic
Lucky 13 and second successive title for Kvitova after Muguruza classic

The victory also sees her return to the top 10 for the first time since the horrific knife attack she suffered at the hands of an intruder at her apartment in Prostejov, Czech Republic. Kvitova broke immediately after that when Muguruza netted a backhand into the net after a 23-shot long rally. Breaking a tie with Wozniacki, Kvitova's 16th such t...

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  • Kosovo marks decade since independence declaration
Kosovo marks decade since independence declaration

Children from the two ethnic communities rarely mix. Five European Union members also do not recognize Kosovo's independence. Although more than 110 countries have recognised Kosovo as a state in the past 10 years, Belgrade refuses to do so.

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  • Winter Olympics digest: are Team GB's skeleton 'skinsuits' legal?
Winter Olympics digest: are Team GB's skeleton 'skinsuits' legal?

Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain celebrates as she wins gold during the Women's Skeleton on day eight of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics . "And now together to win another Olympic title is just awesome". "It is a tough track and it rewards a fast push". Deas showed the better pre-Olympics form of the two, but then Yarnold had the winning...

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  • US women's hockey reaches Olympic gold medal game
US women's hockey reaches Olympic gold medal game

For Canada , it's a shot at a fifth straight gold medal. GANGNEUNG , South Korea (AP) - It's part of the routine now, as much a staple of the Winter Games as the medal ceremonies, the doping scandals or the sequins on the figure skating costumes.

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  • Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting
Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

The FBI failed to follow "protocols" when it received a tip earlier this year about 19-year old Nikolas Cruz , the alleged shooter who went on a rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida . "President Trump , you say, 'What can you do?'" she said. Yates, who had been a holdover from the Obama administration, was sacke...

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  • Tehran sends sympathies over huge quake in Mexico
Tehran sends sympathies over huge quake in Mexico

Five women, four men and three children died underneath the helicopter. However, something worse happened later that day, when a chopper #Lost Control and killed at least 13 people while injuring 16 more . No preliminary reports of deaths. The magnitude 6.1 quake hit 43 km (27 miles) east of Oaxaca at a depth of 10 km (6.2 mi) at 0656 GMT, the U...

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  • Driver in Trump motorcade detained after gun found
Driver in Trump motorcade detained after gun found

The driver, a private contractor whose name wasn't given, told reporters on pool detail that he forgot to put the weapon in his personal vehicle before showing up for work, according to the Hill . "The incident was investigated by the Secret Service and our partners at the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and resolved", the agency said in a stat...

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  • Trump rank worst president according to NYT study
Trump rank worst president according to NYT study

Trump's first year in office, the survey takers asked respondents to grade him on an A-F scale on these subjects: his presidency overall, legislative accomplishments, foreign policy leadership, embodying institutional norms and communicating with the public .

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  • How To Watch Team LeBron James Vs. Team Steph Curry
How To Watch Team LeBron James Vs. Team Steph Curry

The NBA now just needs to televise the team draft and do some more light format tweaking and they may have the best All-Star game in all of sports. It trailed 145-144 in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game before captain LeBron James rolled in a go-ahead layup with 34 seconds to go, giving his squad a lead it would not relinquish.

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  • Netanyahu associates named as suspects in new corruption probe
Netanyahu associates named as suspects in new corruption probe

Avichai Mandelblit, who did get the job, announced in September that he meant to indict Sara Netanyahu on fraud charges, accusing her of misusing some $100,000 through her management of the prime minister's official residence in Jerusalem. The new probe comes days after police announced there was sufficient evidence to indict Netanyahu for briber...

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  • Coleman demolishes 20-year-old 60m world record
Coleman demolishes 20-year-old 60m world record

However, the rising United States athlete managed to finish the 60m indoor race with an impressive time of 6.34s in Albuquerque to set a new world record in the 60m indoor race category. The 21-year-old clocked 6.37 at a SC meeting last month but it was not ratified for technical reasons. Ronnie Barker, who finished second to Coleman, moves to ...

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  • Police investigate Midlands school threat made via Snapchat
Police investigate Midlands school threat made via Snapchat

Monroe County Director of Schools Tim Blankenship said a student reported that another student had a "fake gun or a BB gun" at Sequoyah Friday morning. DeSoto County School is out today but the School system told us there will be extra resource officers assigned to CenterHill High School. Superintendent Dr.

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  • Playboy cricketer turned politician Imran Khan marries for a third time
Playboy cricketer turned politician Imran Khan marries for a third time

Also Read: Did Imran Khan actually married third time on Jan 1 this year? Khan married socialite Jemima Goldsmith in 1995, but divorced after nine years. "Later, both developed some "intimacy" and finally, Bushra took divorce from her husband and contracted marriage with Imran early last month". Imran Khan also spoke about the upcoming ...

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  • Woman arrested for nasty note left on ambulance attending emergency
Woman arrested for nasty note left on ambulance attending emergency

A United Kingdom woman who left a nasty note telling paramedics to "move your van" because she didn't "give a s-t" during an emergency call was arrested for verbal abuse, according to police. It is by no means the first report of abuse involving paramedics. "We are desperately trying to save someone's life and could do without angry bystanders!...

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  • President Yameen extends emergency in Maldives by 30 days
President Yameen extends emergency in Maldives by 30 days

Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency, opposition legislators said on Saturday, after thousands of protesters gathered a day earlier to call for the detention of the president and release of opposition leaders. The opposition lawmakers later stated that "to pass the state of Emergency declaration from the Parliament there sh...

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  • Man Charged With Stealing Terracotta Warrior's Thumb
Man Charged With Stealing Terracotta Warrior's Thumb

The FBI said that Rohana used a cellular telephone as a flashlight, looked at various exhibits displayed in the then-closed showroom, stepped up onto a platform supporting one of the statues, and took a selfie with it. Terra-cotta warriors on display at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute. Stefanie Santo, a spokeswoman for the institute, said Mond...

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  • Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040
Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

Poppe explained how it's Consumers Energy's goal to address climate change, protect the planet, and put the company and MI on the right side of history. Three coal-fired plants in Texas announced early retirement a year ago. The company has also announced new five-year environmental goals for MI water, waste and land, including saving 1 billion g...

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  • Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future USA election meddling
Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future USA election meddling

The company verified his posts as authentic. Tom Steyer, the California billionaire behind an aggressive campaign demanding the impeachment of President Trump , accused the president of failing to protect the nation following the indictment of 13 Russians for meddling in the 2016 campaign.

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  • Americans 'obsessed,' act out of short-sighted self-interest in Syria - Iranian FM
Americans 'obsessed,' act out of short-sighted self-interest in Syria - Iranian FM

Remarking on Turkey and the Free Syrian Army's "Operation Olive Branch" against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Afrin area, Safavi pointed out that countries in the region "will not turn a blind eye to the establishment of a Kurdish state".

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  • Kremlin on Mueller Report: Accusations of Russia's Election Meddling Baseless
Kremlin on Mueller Report: Accusations of Russia's Election Meddling Baseless

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday the US indictment centered purely on individuals and presented no tangible proof that the Kremlin itself or Russian government agencies were involved. Security guards quickly ushered CNN out of the nondescript office block on 55 Savushkina Street, headquarters of the Internet Research Agency. With less ...

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  • How Gokulnath Shetty's retirement exposed Nirav Modi's PNB fraud
How Gokulnath Shetty's retirement exposed Nirav Modi's PNB fraud

The CBI yesterday arrested three people, including PNB's former deputy manager Gokulnath Shetty, the bank's single-window operator Manoj Kharat, and Hemant Bhat, authorised signatory for Nirav Modi's firms. "As many as 29 properties - of Modi, his family members and companies - that have been provisionally attached by the Income Tax department, a...

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