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Blizzard to bring snow, wind to Plains, Midwest, New England

Blizzard to bring snow, wind to Plains, Midwest, New England A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect in the Beartooth Mountains until midnight tonight. Winter storm watches extend from Wyoming and the high nation of the southern Rockies to Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin, including the Minneapolis/St. [Full Article...]

TSA Increases Cargo Screening On Flights From Five Middle Eastern Countries

TSA Increases Cargo Screening On Flights From Five Middle Eastern Countries The new measures, effective immediately, are in response to the discovery of a plot over the summer to ship military-grade explosives from Turkey to Abu Dhabi via Etihad Airways. This information must be submitted well ahead of loading. Timing of the submission of the data is a key factor. The new regulation is part of the 2010 Air Cargo Advance Screening program, and may affect an estimated 2... [Full Article...]

Teen who threatened to shoot up CNN also targeted Islamic center

Teen who threatened to shoot up CNN also targeted Islamic center I have more guns than you. The complaint said he also used racial and antisemitic slurs during the calls. The FBI said it was able to trace Mr Griesemer's number and arrested him over the threats . CNN , however, is floating this idea with no physical or medical evidence to back up these wild insinuations. In a memo to staff Zucker said he would address the threat and increased security, ... [Full Article...]

French President Macron has 'a very direct relationship with Trump'

French President Macron has 'a very direct relationship with Trump' Nonetheless, Macron told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday (21 January) that he had a "direct" relationship with the United States president and that they spoke regularly. "I'm always extremely direct and frank, as he is. He is. Sometimes I manage to convince him, and sometimes I fail", Macron said on the British talk show. [Full Article...]

European Union takes Panama, seven others off tax haven list

European Union takes Panama, seven others off tax haven list The blacklist was only drawn up in December to discourage the most aggressive tax-dodging practices after several disclosures of off-shore schemes. In 2016 the so-called Panama Papers - high-profile cases of money laundering and tax avoidance - were released followed by 13.4 million new documents, dubbed "Paradise Papers" previous year, which prompted the European Union to put on the blacklist... [Full Article...]

Unemployment rates drop to 4.5 percent

Unemployment rates drop to 4.5 percent It is above the 3 percent rate recorded in December 2016 as well as the record low of 2.3 percent reached last spring, but below the USA rate of 4.1 percent. Calhoun County had the 18th-highest unemployment rate in December at 4.9 percent. Wyoming added 3,100 jobs, while Montana gained 3,900 and OR 14,700. [Full Article...]

Heavy volcano ash falls force work suspension

Heavy volcano ash falls force work suspension The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Wednesday morning two of the lava flows had advanced more than a kilometer (.6 miles) and pyroclastic flows - superheated gas and volcanic debris - had reached 5 kilometers (3 miles) from the crater in one area. [Full Article...]

Third fodder scam: Lalu Prasad, Jagannath Mishra convicted by a CBI court

Third fodder scam: Lalu Prasad, Jagannath Mishra convicted by a CBI court Shortly after Lalu guilty by a Special CBI court in Ranchi in the Chaibasa Treasury case related to fodder scam, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav accused the BJP, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for hatching conspiracy against his father Lalu Prasad Yadav . [Full Article...]

South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78 LEGENDARY South African Jazz musician, Hugh Masekela, has died. Restrictions imposed by the South African government on jazz, which authorities regarded as a way to express resistance, prompted Masekelas exile – first to London, then in NY – and he finally returned to his home country in the early 1990s after the end of apartheid. [Full Article...]

City Council on high alert ahead of Storm Georgina

City Council on high alert ahead of Storm Georgina Friday is set to start very frosty but it will be a dry and bright for the day with highs of 6 or 7 degrees in northerly breezes. A status orange wind warning was issued last night with gusts of up to 120km/hr blasting the country for a time. [Full Article...]

Grand niece recalls Netaji Subash Chandra Bose's Chennai rally

Grand niece recalls Netaji Subash Chandra Bose's Chennai rally A brilliant student who turned down a lucrative career to devote his life to liberating India, Bose rose to become one of the most popular leaders of the Congress in the late 1930s. The State Government would organise a special programme at Jaydev Bhavan here in the evening to celebrate the birth anniversary of the freedom fighters. [Full Article...]

Oscars 2018: 12 biggest nominations snubs and surprises

Oscars 2018: 12 biggest nominations snubs and surprises While Gerwig and Wonder Woman's Patty Jenkins were overlooked at the 2018 Golden Globes for best director nominations, leading to Natalie Portman's shade while announcing the victor, the Lady Bird director's inclusion shows a slight shift. [Full Article...]

The dates of the 2018 IPL have been confirmed

The dates of the 2018 IPL have been confirmed Shukla also confirmed that the IPL governing council has chose to shift the start of the matches following a request by the broadcasters. "The broadcaster has requested for a change in timings". As far as the double headers on weekends are concerned, the 4 pm game will now be played at 5.30 pm. Kings XI will play four of their seven home matches at their home base in Mohali and the remaining thr... [Full Article...]

Meehan called aide 'a soul mate,' says he's running for re-election

Meehan called aide 'a soul mate,' says he's running for re-election Patrick Meehan (R-PA) by a former aide. Patrick Meehan, a 62-year-old Republican from Pennsylvania, has claimed that it was his much-younger aide who prompted his intimate communications with the woman , according to the New York Times . [Full Article...]

Kentucky high school shooting: Two dead, 12 wounded

Kentucky high school shooting: Two dead, 12 wounded He was taken into custody. Less than 10 minutes after, first responders arrived on the scene. Marshall County Attorney Jeff Edwards said it's likely the suspect will be charged as an adult, but his name won't be released unless he's indicted. [Full Article...]

Eyeing China, US moves to strengthen Indonesian defence ties

Eyeing China, US moves to strengthen Indonesian defence ties According to Stars and Stripes, members of the Kopassus force turned to Australia for training, as that country imposes fewer restrictions regarding human rights abuses. The defense secretary said the United States would help Indonesia play a central role in the region, and would help Jakarta maintain maritime security in the " North Natuna Sea ", according to Yonhap. [Full Article...]

15-second Indonesia quake leaves 130 buildings in ruins

15-second Indonesia quake leaves 130 buildings in ruins There was no warning of any tsunami. The US Geological Survey said the 6.0-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 43km. We don't anticipate any damage in Jakarta . "The agency has not yet received any reports on the damage caused by the natural disaster", Sugeng Suprayitno, the Cianjur BPBD secretary, remarked. "In Cianjur, six students were seriously injured and two students suffered light inj... [Full Article...]

Aly Raisman Calls for Investigation of USOC, USAG over Larry Nassar Scandal

Aly Raisman Calls for Investigation of USOC, USAG over Larry Nassar Scandal In court this week and last, more than 150 women plan to personally delivered or had victim impact statements read into the record. Former Team USA doctor Larry Nassar was jailed last year for 60 years for possessing child sex abuse images on his computer. [Full Article...]

Auto bomb explosions hit Libya's Benghazi

Auto bomb explosions hit Libya's Benghazi Reuters reported the second blast occurred about 10 to 15 minutes later when first responders, including health and security force members, arrived at the scene. It was not immediately clear who was responsible. There have been a number of bombings since 2014 during the conflict between forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, Islamists and other opponents. [Full Article...]

Michigan St. beats Illinois, Miles Bridges puts up 31 - Recap, Box score

Michigan St. beats Illinois, Miles Bridges puts up 31 - Recap, Box score You have to go all the way back to the 1906-07 season, when IL finished the conference slate 0-8 to find a worse start to conference play. The Illini drop below the.500 mark for the first time this season with a 10-11 overall record . "I liked the team I coached tonight a lot", IL coach Brad Underwood said. "So, it was a total team win because a lot of different guys helped us tonight". [Full Article...]


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