Winter Storm Watch issued for NYC this weekend

Gusts as high as 22 miles per hour are expected, with steady winds up to 15 miles per hour from the north. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. More..

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Turkey indicts journalist Yucel, decides to free him pending trial
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Turkey indicts journalist Yucel, decides to free him pending trial

The German chancellor expressed her pleasure at the news of Yücel's release during a joint press conference with Poland's prime minister: "I am pleased, like many, many others, that he could leave prison to...More..

Zidane expects Real to 'suffer' in Paris after first-leg win
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Zidane expects Real to 'suffer' in Paris after first-leg win

PSG dominated on certain phases of the game against Madrid and even took the lead with Rabiot's goal. Ronaldo fizzed a shot over the bar down the other end but made no mistake when Giovani Lo Celso w...More..

Trump suggests Fla. school shooting suspect was
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Trump suggests Fla. school shooting suspect was "mentally disturbed"

Williams thought Cruz was there to pick up a younger sibling. "All I heard was 'get on the ground, get on the ground, '" a witness to the arrest said. Minutes later, when a security guard alerted her that s...More..

Jordan to ensure five-year US aid pledge
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Jordan to ensure five-year US aid pledge

Israeli solders taking positions in the Golan Heights near the border with Syria, on February 10, 2018. The Secretary will be heading to Lebanon and Turkey on Thursday. But the U.S. acting assistant secretary...More..

Trump Attorney Says He Paid Porn Actress Out of Own Pocket
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Trump Attorney Says He Paid Porn Actress Out of Own Pocket

Following the reports of Cohen's statement on Tuesday, as well as a story published by The Daily Beast this week regarding a book proposal by Cohen, Rodriguez told the Associated Press that Clifford now b...More..

Sessions Praises 'Anglo-American Heritage Of Law Enforcement'
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Sessions Praises 'Anglo-American Heritage Of Law Enforcement'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions may want to stick to the script next time . "Since our founding, the independently elected sheriff has been seen as the people's protector, who keeps law enforcement close to...More..

Mitt Romney delays Senate race announcement in wake of school shooting
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Mitt Romney delays Senate race announcement in wake of school shooting

Romney was in the news last month as it was announced he was treated for prostate cancer last summer. While Trump considered Romney during the presidential transition as a possible secretary of state, Romney is...More..

Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana

Saeed, who had recently been released from house arrest, is also looking to contest the 2018 general elections in Pakistan and has, thereby, formed a party by the name of Milli Muslim League (MML). European Uni...More..

Everett man arrested on suspicion of school shooting plan
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Everett man arrested on suspicion of school shooting plan

She also indicated that her 18-year-old grandson Joshua Alexander O'Connor had been storing a rifle in a guitar case after reading about it in the journal . I need to get the biggest fatality number I possib...More..

Probe against Netanyahu: 'References about Ratan Tata incorrect'
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Probe against Netanyahu: 'References about Ratan Tata incorrect'

He added that "our government will finish its term and I am sure that in the next elections (due in 2019), I will again win your confidence". "Under both worldwide and Israeli law, the post of the accused doe...More..

Under Russian pressure to remove content, Instagram complies but YouTube holds off
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Under Russian pressure to remove content, Instagram complies but YouTube holds off

According to Navalny's video , Rybka's posts and book show that metals magnate Oleg Deripaska treated Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko to a lavish weekend aboard his yacht in the days leading up to t...More..

India says Pakistan 'will pay' after Kashmir army camp attack
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

India says Pakistan 'will pay' after Kashmir army camp attack

Dastagir, in response to belligerent statements from his counterpart in India, on Tuesday said Pakistan will pay India in its own coin in case of any misadventure from the country's eastern neighbour. "Any Indi...More..

Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo

In the letter Donald F. McGahn II offered the House committee technical assistance by the DOJ to modify the memo to mitigate the national security risks. This comes less than a week after Trump making the Rep...More..

United Kingdom government has its own AI for detecting extremist videos
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

United Kingdom government has its own AI for detecting extremist videos

Rudd told the BBC the tool demonstrated that the government's request for a stricter examination of extremist content was not an unreasonable one. "I hope this new technology the Home Office has helped deve...More..

Analysis finds GOP skew in Pennsylvania plan
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Analysis finds GOP skew in Pennsylvania plan

After the plan was released Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf said in a statement that his office would review the proposal in consultation with experts. There is nothing to stop whichever political party is in the m...More..

Oregon Woman Makes Case History with Worms in Eyes
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Oregon Woman Makes Case History with Worms in Eyes

A case report describing the research was published online February 12 in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene . Richard Bradbury of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study ...More..

Trial Opens of Palestinian Charged With Assaulting Soldier
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trial Opens of Palestinian Charged With Assaulting Soldier

Two UN rights experts expressed serious concern [press release] on Tuesday regarding the arrest and detention of Ahed Tamimi, a 17-year-old Palestinian girl who became famous for slapping an Israeli soldi...More..

These Photographs Had been Captured Almost three.Eight Billion Miles From Earth
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

These Photographs Had been Captured Almost three.Eight Billion Miles From Earth

The images for " Pale Blue Dot " - part of a composite - were taken 3.75 billion miles away. When New Horizon's snapped a photo with its telescopic camera for a routine calibration frame of the Wishing Wel...More..

Trump again proposes near-total cut to Great Lakes cleanup funding
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trump again proposes near-total cut to Great Lakes cleanup funding

For third time since his inauguration Donald Trump has put the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in his budgetary crosshairs. It places the financial burden on local communities, which have taken on the li...More..

Tripura Elections: BJP Releases Vision Document, Promises Free Smartphones And SEZs
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Tripura Elections: BJP Releases Vision Document, Promises Free Smartphones And SEZs

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday asked the people to oust Tripura's "Lal bhai" government, as he accused the Left cadres of pocketing public funds meant for development and promised to make the state a model...More..

Shot-down Iranian drone was copy of USA craft
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Shot-down Iranian drone was copy of USA craft

In the meantime, millions of innocent Syrians had to leave their homes , and even their country, becoming refugees - without forgetting hundreds of thousands of those who lost their lives. Subsequent attacks w...More..

Donald Trump Plans To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Donald Trump Plans To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes

The changes would include replacing about half of the money people receive per month with boxes of food staples - "shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans, and canned fruit and ve...More..

Paul Bauer (2018) Chicago Police Commander
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Paul Bauer (2018) Chicago Police Commander

Bauer, 53, was shot while assisting a tactical team pursuing a fleeing suspect near Thompson Center at 100 W. Randolph Street around 2 p.m. He choked back tears as he spoke to reporters outside Northweste...More..

Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled

As far as the "kill whitey" claim , it is true that Wiley once created a painting that featured a black woman severing the head of a white woman , and did tell New York Magazine that it was a satirical r...More..