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Another blizzard on Friday, another winter storm this weekend

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Much of the tri-state is under a winter storm watch from Saturday evening through early Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service . "However.it certainly is possible that this system shifts 50 miles south and we end up with just a 1 to 4-inch snowfall". There is good news in that this storm will move out Thursday with another system forecasted to follow next week. Read More »

Turkish Court Orders Release of German-Turkish Journalist Yucel From Custody

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Mehmet Altan, an economics professor and journalist, and his journalist brother Ahmet, were charged with giving coded messages in a television talk show a day before the abortive 15 July military coup. He denies the accusations. Yucel's newspaper, Die Welt , had earlier announced his release from custody, citing his lawyer. It came as three prominent journalists were jailed for life for alleged links to the failed coup of 2016. Read More »

Neymar on Real Madrid's win against PSG

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On a mission to become a major force in European soccer, PSG played well from the start in an exciting back-and-forth match against the two-time defending champion, but the late goals significantly hurt its chances of finally succeeding in the Champions League . Read More »

Negotiations for a Government in Northern Ireland have Failed

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The DUP , who prop up the minority Conservative government at Westminster, have also called the Prime Minister's visit to Belfast on Monday as a "distraction" during power-sharing talks. Mrs McDonald said the "draft agreement" was struck late last week. The DUP leader concluded: "Restoring a sustainable and fully functioning devolved government will remain our goal but we will not accept a one-sided deal". Read More »

Stateless Saakashvili in Netherlands

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He vowed to continue encouraging Ukrainians to stand up to authorities he considers "corrupt elites". Georgia's third president said he would tour around Europe in the upcoming weeks and meet with European and United States officials to discuss the introduction of personal sanctions in the West against Ukrainian top officials involved in corruption. Read More »

Army gives commanders on LoC nod to hit back against Pakistani action

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Violations of a 2003 ceasefire pacta key confidence building measure between India and Pakistan have seen a spike in 2017 compared 2015 and 2016, it said. "According to intelligence inputs, 20 casualties have been inflicted on the Pakistan Army this year", said sources, adding that as a result there is a state of high alert on the Pakistan side of the LoC. Read More »

US Mideast peace plan 'fairly well advanced': Tillerson

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The United States leads the coalition and hopes that after a three-year fight to defeat the militants it can count largely on Gulf allies to shoulder the burden of rebuilding Iraq. The United States on Tuesday urged members of the coalition fighting Daesh to help rebuild Iraq or risk a reversal of the gains made against the group, and said it would extend to Baghdad a $3 billion credit line. Read More »

Recalling Mitt Romney's 1994 US Senate bid

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Senate and I shared that opinion with him", Bramble said . He's since posted on Facebook reminding users of the forthcoming announcement. A Friday speech in Provo, Utah, at a GOP fundraiser, is also scheduled. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who regularly speaks out against the president. Trump had considered Romney for the position of USA secretary of state, but picked oil executive Rex Tillerson instead. Read More »

Stormy Daniels 'free' to discuss Trump affair, says manager

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Another article published Tuesday at The Daily Beast reported that Cohen is shopping a book proposal about Trump that would discuss Clifford's story. But in a televised interview on the same day, she appeared to deny the statement , maintaining she was not aware of its origins and the signature was not similar to hers. Read More »

Russian opposition leader slams Instagram for caving in to the government

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The videos first emerged on the Instagram account of Anastasiya Vashukevich, a woman working as an escort under the name Nastya Rybka , who claims to have had an affair with Deripaska. He concluded that Deripaska and Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko had spent time on the businessman's yacht in Norway, which could be suspicious given the anti-corruption legislation. Read More »

Trump Has a New Plan to Save Money on Food Stamps

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President Donald Trump announced plans to make major cuts to SNAP benefits on Monday during his budget request for 2019. They also say the program will improve the nutritional value of the food stamp program and help reduce the potential for food stamp fraud. Read More »

Kerala woman allegedly assaulted by CPI(M) leader, forced to abort fetus

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Seven persons including a CPI (M) functionary were arrested on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a four months pregnant woman at a village in the district on January 28. On February 8, the police had arrested Brijeesh, who is now on remand. "They used to threaten us, even late at night, and also used foul language". The victim's family has been claiming that they are being pressured by local CPI (M) workers not to disclose the identity of the accused. Read More »

Choi Soon-sil: Friend and downfall of a president

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Ms Park was officially ousted in March 2017, following parliament's decision to impeach her. Prosecutors originally demanded 25 years in prison for Choi, with a fine of 118.5 billion won (109 million USA dollars) and a forfeit of 7.79 billion won (7.18 million US dollars). Read More »

17 killed in mass shooting at Florida high school

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I want you to know that you are never alone and you never will be. He concealed himself among the students fleeing the school, killing at least 17 unsuspecting adults and students before police arrived. But some states like Kentucky and Kansas do not bolster the bare federal law at all, meaning that legally it would be up to the conscience of the dealer to sell or not to sell to anyone old enough to exchange money and buy an AR-15. Read More »

Pakistan Taliban confirms senior commander's death by drone

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Mehsud, also known by his alias Khan Said Sajna, is the most important militant leader to have been killed since the August 2016 killing of Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of so-called Islamic State in Afghanistan and Pakistan. According to reports, Sajna's death is a major blow to the group, which is blamed for most of the terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Much of the border with Pakistan s northwestern tribal areas is off-limits to foreign journalists, and strikes along the porous frontier are hard ... Read More »

Trump tells Democrats to refile Russian Federation probe memo

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The President has said he would release the memo but chose not to after White House Lawyer Don Mcgahn said it contains 'numerous classified and sensitive passages'. The President's gambit is possible because the public has yet to see the details in the Democratic memo and so can not judge his motives. Trump okayed the release of the Nunes memo last week. Read More »

Britain partners with AI startup to bracket extremist content

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The government says that it can be integrated into the upload tool of any platform, meaning that videos can be blocked before they even make it online. "Because we know that terrorist content isn't just a problem for the Facebooks and Googles of this world, but for smaller platforms too", Ms Rudd said. Read More »

Gov. Wolf Rejects Republicans' Proposed Electoral Map, Calling It Partisan

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They found around 50 cases out of almost 5 million votes cast. The new map, whether accepted by Wolf or drawn up by the state Supreme Court , will be used for the May 15 primary. The court has contracted with Dr. Nathaniel Persily of Stanford Law School, an expert in constitutional law, to prepare a new map if necessary. Pat Meehan, a Republican, has announced he is not seeking re-election. Read More »

14 worms pulled from US woman's eye after rare infection

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But doctors tried to put her at ease, explaining that the worms were only on the surface of her eye. "Now, we have to add Thelazia gulosa , a third one to the list", he added. " It can be unnerving to pull worms from your eye, but she did it ". They can be spread by different kinds of flies. Scientists reported the case Monday. Read More »

Trial begins for Palestinian accused of assaulting Israeli soldiers

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In the court hearing that was held behind closed doors, the judge chose to extend the detention of the 17-year-old girl until March 11 without giving further details. The case was adjourned until March, and could go on for months. Bassem Tamimi told journalists after the adjournment that "having people attend the court - journalists, consuls, diplomats, observers and lawyers - is very important because it keeps them safe and makes us feel that those in court are safe". Read More »

Unexploded German WW2 Bomb Found Near Airport Shuts Down Flights

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A 214m exclusion zone was set up after the German general objective bomb was found grounded in the seabed at King George V Dock in east London. "Overnight, officers have been helping to evacuate properties within the exclusion zone and police are working with the local authority to provide residents with temporary emergency accommodation and the appropriate support", police said . Read More »

These Photos Were Snapped by the Farthest-Ever Cameras from Earth

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Prior to New Horizons' star shot, the image taken farthest from Earth was one of the Blue Marble snapped by the Voyager 1 spacecraft on February 14, 1990. So long as the mission goes according to plan, New Horizons could hold on to its lead for a long time. What makes New Horizons' momentous event even more interesting is that it broke its own record after just two hours. Read More »

Trump to Putin: 'Now is the time' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

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On the other hand, Reuters reported, Trump has complained that Russian Federation is not doing all he says it should to pressure North Korea to lay down its nuclear arms through stringent economic sanctions. "We don't have to talk about it anymore", Trump told reporters. Trump and Putin last spoke in December, when Putin called Trump to thank him for a Central Intelligence Agency tip that was said to have helped thwart bombings in St Petersburg. Read More »

Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

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Philippine Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the second BCM proves the Philippines is "not going soft on China." . It has been turning reefs and islets into islands and installing military facilities such as runways and equipment on them, according to the reports. Read More »

Kuwait condemns Manila ban on Filipino workers

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Bello said the government will take back the distressed Filipino workers in Kuwait. "In support of President Rodrigo R. Duterte's request for Philippine carriers to help repatriate Filipino OFWs in Kuwait, Philippine Airlines will be mounting a special flight from Kuwait to Manila within the next few days", PAL said in a statement late Saturday. Read More »

Pence, Moon discuss N. Korea's charm offensive

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Athletes from both sides, technically still at war, marched together at the opening ceremony and have fielded a unified women's ice hockey team, the first time an inter-Korean team has competed at any Olympic Games. The first step in this direction was the decision of joint marching of North Korean and South Korean athletes in the opening ceremony of the Winter Games and the declaration of the first joint Olympics team in Women's Ice Hockey. Read More »

Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a 'Non-Starter'

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Some officials, including members of Trump's Republican Party, vowed to boost funding for the Great Lakes. But, as is the case with so numerous president's initiatives, he is right in insisting that if taxpayers' money is spent, results must be achieved. Read More »

BJP Will From Next Government in Tripura, Says Amit Shah

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The document was released by Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley in Agartala . Right from giving free smartphones to youths to one job at least in every household, the manifesto of the BJP is full of populist moves. It promised an investigation into the Rose Valley scam and those found guilty would be jailed. Targeting the demand of Twipraland, Communist party politburo member also said that the IPFT has killed many people in the state demanding a separate state for the people, but they have ... Read More »