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Sydney stabbing: Detective recovering after emergency surgery

Sydney stabbing: Detective recovering after emergency surgery Walton said. Walton said the senior officer - who was well-regarded by his peers - underwent emergency surgery and police were concerned about his condition. Lara Alexander said she was alerted to the incident by gunshots. "I saw a man on a stretcher getting carried out of the pub and another man come out of the pub in handcuffs". [Full Article...]

Indonesia Masters 2018: Saina Nehwal Thrashes Ratchnok Intanon In Semis

Indonesia Masters 2018: Saina Nehwal Thrashes Ratchnok Intanon In Semis The 27-year-old continued her good run after the interval, increasing her lead to 18-10 at one stage. But Intanon, who won the Malaysia Masters last week, clawed back as she exploited the Indian's lack of movement to the right hand corner, but the eventual victor made up for that weakness by pushing the speed of the rallies. [Full Article...]

Top US court halts murderer's execution

Top US court halts murderer's execution Madison shot Mobile police officer Julius Schulte in the back of the head in 1985. They also argue that a judge shouldn't have sentenced Madison to death when jurors recommended life imprisonment. The second appeal also notes that the state-appointed psychologist who concluded that Madison is fit for execution has since been suspended because of narcotics addiction. [Full Article...]

Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA

Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA And every time we have a proposal, it is only yanked back by staff members'. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday the immigration reform bill presented by Sens. He is in the U.S. Senate and Stephen Miller is not. Senator Lindsey Graham , a South Carolina Republican who has played a leading role in mediating the dispute, repeatedly blamed Trump's staff on Sunday ... [Full Article...]

Clouds return Friday. Rain returns Saturday

Clouds return Friday. Rain returns Saturday The average high temperature for January 26 is 36 degrees. Areas could see a few peaks of sunshine after clouds begin to move out with highs in the upper 40s. "By that point, rainfall totals will generally be around.25", but locally higher amounts may be up near.50". The weather service said snow is likely to return on Monday with highs in the low 30s and overnight lows Monday night back int... [Full Article...]

Trump to seek $25 bln for border wall, open to 'Dreamer' citizenship

In September, Trump ended an Obama-era program, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , saying it was an illegal assertion of executive authority by his predecessor. Democratic leader Chuck Schumer this week vowed to oppose funding the wall. 'Now, it's up to the Democrats, but they should not be concerned'. "If he shifts or if he doesn't have a particular plan that he's endor... [Full Article...]

Game over for tackle football?

Game over for tackle football? The proposed legislation is sponsored by State Rep. Carole Sente. Kenney says coaches are constantly learning new techniques to best protect your children. For the Mascoutah Little Indians, the bill could cause trouble for an activity that's already seeing less participation, according to president Frank Stoltz. [Full Article...]

Sunny today, but a wet weekend ahead

Sunny today, but a wet weekend ahead Friday: Showers likely before 4 p.m., then rain. Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%. The system's offshore flow will help clear out clouds to provide sunny skies and warmer temperatures Friday into the weekend. Friday night: A 50 percent chance of showers mainly before midnight. [Full Article...]

Embattled US Rep. Meehan is not seeking re-election

Embattled US Rep. Meehan is not seeking re-election Meehan called the controversy a distraction and said he needed "to own it because it is my own conduct that fueled the matter", according to the reports . Mr Meehan said he followed the advice of House lawyers and the House Ethics committee guidance when he agreed to the payment. Meehan, who is married, allegedly retaliated against the staffer upon finding out she was in a relationship and ... [Full Article...]

Governors take up net neutrality fight via executive order

Governors take up net neutrality fight via executive order Regardless of one's political party, net neutrality has been a boon to small internet entrepreneurs and to customers who were assured that providers couldn't slow down their content or jack up prices on certain content while charging less for access to other content creators. [Full Article...]

Padma Bhushan for MS, Advani

Padma Bhushan for MS, Advani Dhoni to be honoured with Padma Bhushan . Famous south Indian film composer and musician Illaiyaraja, classical musician Ghulam Mustafa Khan and thinker Parameswaran Parameswaran have been selected for Padma Vibhushan , India's second-highest civilian honour, the government announced on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Ski filmmaker Warren Miller dies at 93

Ski filmmaker Warren Miller dies at 93 The Grand Traverse Ski Club also holds an annual fundraiser showing of a Warren Miller film to support the club. Having fallen in love with skiing in the San Gabriel Mountains in the late 1930s, Miller turned his full attention to the burgeoning sport after serving in the Navy during World War II. [Full Article...]

Mets re-sign Jose Reyes to one-year contract

Mets re-sign Jose Reyes to one-year contract A person familiar with the negotiations says Jose Reyes and the Mets have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract for the infielder to remain in NY. This time around, the Mets will have to pay his full salary. No matter what Reyes did last season, returning this year was on his mind. The Mets are bringing back yet another player from last year's team. [Full Article...]

Holy hypocrisy: Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels and the religious right

Holy hypocrisy: Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels and the religious right A Democratic Super PAC is using a digital ad to see if any other adult film actors have "hung out" with President Donald Trump in the past. The president's lawyer, Michael Cohen , has said that Daniels denied the accusations. Stormy Daniels , whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , was on " Inside Edition " smiled but did not answer when asked whether she had a sexual relationship with Trump ... [Full Article...]

First lady skips Davos with Trump

First lady skips Davos with Trump US First Lady Melania Trump will not be accompanying her husband to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, according to American media reports. Ms Grisham backtracked on January 22, saying Mrs Trump had pulled out of the trip: "It was determined there were too many scheduling and logistical issues". [Full Article...]

Trump warns Erdogan not to challenge US

Trump warns Erdogan not to challenge US Ankara's resoluteness, its shuttle diplomacy to inform countries and the complexities of the military details of the operation create confidence in Turkey's public and refreshed Turkey's global image as a great state. The Observatory said 43 rebels fighting alongside the Turks had also been killed, as well as 38 on the Kurdish side. However, for the United States, the YPG has been a decisive ... [Full Article...]

Three Northeastern governors sue over SALT

Three Northeastern governors sue over SALT Dan Malloy of Connecticut, Phil Murphy of New Jersey, and Andrew Cuomo of NY argue that it unfairly impacts a few states with high taxes. That will disproportionately harm their residents, the governors said in a conference call, and is motivated by politics rather than sound fiscal policy. [Full Article...]

U.S. shutdown: White House changes voicemail to say Democrats 'holding Government hostage'

U.S. shutdown: White House changes voicemail to say Democrats 'holding Government hostage' According to United States media, however, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not support the option and it is unclear whether Republicans would still have the 51 votes needed to pass a spending bill. Lawmakers were mindful that the political stakes would soar Monday morning when thousands of federal workers would be told to stay home or, in some cases, work without pay. [Full Article...]

Alabama House votes to end special US Senate elections

Alabama House votes to end special US Senate elections The bill would allow a governor's appointment to the U.S. Senate to last until the next general election. An effort to sell $3.5 billion in bonds to finance major Colorado highway projects is not the end of a years-long effort to increase road funding in this state, business groups and state Senate Republicans agreed Tuesday as a bill advanced to do just that. [Full Article...]

Lindsay Davenport: 'Kerber will be brutal test for Keys'

Lindsay Davenport: 'Kerber will be brutal test for Keys' The 17th-seeded Keys, who lost in the U.S. Open final a year ago to Sloane Stephens , saved three break points serving for the match, finally clinching it on her first match point when Bogdan netted a backhand. The "Men in Black" star was on the edge of his seat as Australian hope Kyrgios beat the former finalist 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/5) in a spectacular night match on Friday. [Full Article...]


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