Gov. Ducey pledges to keep Grand Canyon National Park open

The federal government has shutdown over disagreements in Washington, however the Grand Canyon National Park remains open. Ducey spokesman Patrick Ptak says the state's parks and tourism agencies plan to provide up to $100,000 to ensure lodging, ca... More..

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Shares Running 1.23% on Volume: SPDR Small Cap Portfolio ETF (SPSM)
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Shares Running 1.23% on Volume: SPDR Small Cap Portfolio ETF (SPSM)

If the RSI is closer to 100, this may indicate a period of stronger momentum. The next couple of weeks may be the ideal time for investors to put the pedal down and try to develop a strategy that will beat the ...More..

Pope departs Peru, concluding South America trip
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Pope departs Peru, concluding South America trip

Francis travelled Saturday to an area of northern Peru that is frequently affected by El Nino storms and was hit previous year by flooding that killed more than 150 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of...More..

Pence: US Embassy in Jerusalem to Open by 2019
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Pence: US Embassy in Jerusalem to Open by 2019

He did not give an exact date. While various parts of Pence's speech were applauded by Israel's right-wing, left-wing, or both, the speech also saw protests by Arab Israeli members of Knesset, who appea...More..

Turkey shells targets in Syria, predicts swift campaign against US-backed Kurds
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Turkey shells targets in Syria, predicts swift campaign against US-backed Kurds

More than 100 targets were hit, Turkish military officials claimed . Despite widespread criticism of the U.S. administration's current policy in the Middle East, we feel obliged to admit that it is more upfr...More..

OH man admits to police he threw his wife's body in Tennessee
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

OH man admits to police he threw his wife's body in Tennessee

Now, Snider has admitted to dumping Roberta Snider's body in the Tennessee River. Philip Snider said his wife passed away in Memphis, Tennessee so he pulled over into a parking lot where he saw an EMS vehicle a...More..

Analysts say Russian Twitter accounts promoted Republican talking points during government shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Analysts say Russian Twitter accounts promoted Republican talking points during government shutdown

She was closely watching as Senate Democrats joined Republicans to pass a short term spending package that would keep the government open until February 8. The Democrats essentially shut down the government to ...More..

This adorable newborn hippo is Fiona's aunt or uncle
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

This adorable newborn hippo is Fiona's aunt or uncle

Well-wishers who showed up Saturday were treated to a special appearance by Fiona thanks to unseasonably warm weather that allowed her to go outside and be observed. She was just 29 pounds when she was born and...More..

US Embassy to move to Jerusalem
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

US Embassy to move to Jerusalem

The main Arab party in the Israeli parliament warned that it would boycott Pence. Shortly after Pence began speaking, several Arab lawmakers voiced their displeasure by raising signs that said , " Jerusalem is...More..

Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump's one-year festivities
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump's one-year festivities

About 10 percent of Trump's presidency has been spent in Palm Beach County - mostly at his Mar-a-Lago estate or the Trump International Golf Club in unincorporated West Palm Beach . President Donald Trump w...More..

Korean delegation checks venues for performances in Seoul
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Korean delegation checks venues for performances in Seoul

According to Do Jong Hwan, the South Korean culture, sports and tourism minister, the International Olympic Committee said during the meeting that a unified team must have at least five North Korean players...More..

Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director threatened to quit amid Sessions' pressure to 'clean house'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director threatened to quit amid Sessions' pressure to 'clean house'

McCabe is a member of the "core team" the attorney general pressured Wray to fire, and has been at odds with the Trump administration since being appointed as acting director of the bureau following President D...More..

Sen. Susan Collins used a 'talking stick' during shutdown negotiations
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sen. Susan Collins used a 'talking stick' during shutdown negotiations

Only the member holding the stick could speak. However, things went slightly awry when a top Democrat interrupted a Republican, who then tossed the stick in the liberal's direction in jest, causing damage to ...More..

Dallas County Republicans File Lawsuit to Kick 128 Democrats Off Election Ballot
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Dallas County Republicans File Lawsuit to Kick 128 Democrats Off Election Ballot

The midterm elections loom heavily over the federal government shutdown that began Saturday, after the poll was completed. "Republican leaders have failed to secure their top-choice candidate in eight of th...More..

Infrastructure Plan Draft: 25 Percent Going to Rural Areas
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Infrastructure Plan Draft: 25 Percent Going to Rural Areas

Such grants will be conditioned on achieving milestones set out in grant proposals within an identified time frame. In general, mass transit projects would find it much harder to win funding from the federa...More..

France urges end to Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish militia
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

France urges end to Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish militia

The US has previously armed the Syrian Kurdish YPG, viewing it as the most effective ground force in its fight against the ISIL armed group. Turkey's operation began Saturday against USA -backed Kurdish m...More..

#SchumerShutdown was Russian bots' top hashtag, group says
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

#SchumerShutdown was Russian bots' top hashtag, group says

It seems that Twitter is unable to control its social network. The next most popular hashtag was "releasethememo", which refers to an ongoing conspiracy theory that a memo written by the House Intellige...More..

'If Donald Trump is racist, so is Malcolm Turnbull'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

'If Donald Trump is racist, so is Malcolm Turnbull'

Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who also attended the meeting, told him the reports were accurate. While it hardly would change Trump's meaning, the difference is said to be the basis for Cotton and Perdue to d...More..

Woman headed to ME hospital to have baby killed in crash
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Woman headed to ME hospital to have baby killed in crash

The 27-year-old woman was nine months pregnant. "The baby is now in Bangor at EMMC", Bucknam said in an email to the Morning Sentinel Monday afternoon. "If only her appointment was different day or time, it m...More..

Volunteers to Count Minnesota's Homeless on Wednesday
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Volunteers to Count Minnesota's Homeless on Wednesday

The data assists the city's outreach teams in their efforts to reach homeless people and encourage them to transition off the streets to a more safe, stable environment. Department of Housing and Urban Developm...More..

Making a deal to reopen government was right move
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Making a deal to reopen government was right move

House Republicans scoffed at a tentative framework to reopen the government being discussed by a bipartisan group of senators. And Democrats want to have an open border. When Democrats balked, he refused to n...More..

U.S. senators strike deal to end shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

U.S. senators strike deal to end shutdown

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says in exchange, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to begin debating immigration by that date. Among the participants in the Collins meeting were a number of...More..

This Fake 'Friends' Movie Trailer Has People Feeling ALL the Feels
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

This Fake 'Friends' Movie Trailer Has People Feeling ALL the Feels

The faux promo, created by Smasher , imagines a world in which the core " Friends " gang has drifted apart in the years since the 2004 series finale, with Monica and Chandler breaking up (say it ain't so!) and...More..

Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by 1 point
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by 1 point

Douglas Costa scored in the 16th minute, ending Genoa keeper Mattia Perin's run of four successive clean sheets in the league, to keep his second-placed team on Napoli's heels. "It was a hard second half b...More..

Australian Open: 6-time champion Novak Djokovic crashes out in 4th round
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Australian Open: 6-time champion Novak Djokovic crashes out in 4th round

It continues a run of underachievement at grand slams for Zverev, who is yet to live up to his enormous potential on the big stage. It happened here. Chung will next face 97th-ranked Tennys Sandgren of the ...More..

Pak won't allow UNSC team any direct access to Hafiz Saeed
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Pak won't allow UNSC team any direct access to Hafiz Saeed

Donald Trump-led USA administration froze a $255-million military aid to Pakistan , accusing the country of sheltering terrorists and militant outfits. "He (Saeed) is listed by the UNSC 1267, the al-Qaida Sanc...More..

Today and tomorrow expect rain and snow showers — RAIN AHEAD
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Today and tomorrow expect rain and snow showers — RAIN AHEAD

Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Highs during the day on Monday will be in the upper 40s in northwestern New Jersey to the low 50s in South Jersey. Wednesday - A slight chance of snow showers after 1...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

December unemployment rate flat; CT adds 7700 jobs in 2017

The jobs increases reversed a two-month slide when employers cut 3,500 jobs in November and 6,200 in October. CT employers added 6,000 jobs in December, bringing job growth for the year to a modest 7,700, up ...More..

This is how many days Trump has spent golfing since entering office
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

This is how many days Trump has spent golfing since entering office

The White House has sent out images with the subject line: "Photos of President Donald J Trump working in the White House during the Democrat shutdown". "This immigration debate will have a level playin...More..

Giannis Antetokounmpo Offered to Try to Save Jason Kidd's Job
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Giannis Antetokounmpo Offered to Try to Save Jason Kidd's Job

Assistant Joe Prunt will serve as the interim head coach until a new one is named. The somewhat unexpected move - which came on the 50th anniversary of the N.B.A. Horst then released a letter to fans , in ...More..

Lawmakers back bill to reopen United States government
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Lawmakers back bill to reopen United States government

President Trump was largely quiet on the issue over the weekend, though he suggested in a tweet on Sunday morning that Republicans should change Senate rules to allow the bill by a simple majority. The org...More..

College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread: Maryland vs
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread: Maryland vs

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Maryland is favored on the road, as the Terrapins are getting odds of -1 point against Indiana . Three of those defeats were against Ohio State; the other came against ...More..

Alabama's traffic laws good, but need improvement, group says
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Alabama's traffic laws good, but need improvement, group says

A traffic safety advocacy group says Alabama has some significant traffic safety laws on the books, but needs more to curb a rising tide of highway fatalities happening nationwide. For Nebraska, the Advocates g...More..

Senate Advances Measure to End Government Shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Senate Advances Measure to End Government Shutdown

The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which shielded certain immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children and allowed them to work, will start to phase out on March 5. "Delay means deport...More..

2-year-old MS girl dies days after flu diagnosis, coroner says
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

2-year-old MS girl dies days after flu diagnosis, coroner says

The type of flu virus that is primarily causing illness in MS and nationwide is the H3N2 flu strain, which especially affects individuals over 65 years of age and young children, increasing their risk of compli...More..

White House Slams Graham
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

White House Slams Graham

The Harvard CAPS/Harris poll found the public is much closer to Miller and the White House than it is to Graham. 'And we're never going to get there as long as we embrace concepts that can not possibly get 6...More..

After Kabul attack, USA airstrikes kill 63 Taliban in Paktika
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

After Kabul attack, USA airstrikes kill 63 Taliban in Paktika

Then 21 people were killed, including nine attackers. Elsewhere, the Afghan commando forces during an operation detained six insurgents, including a commander, in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province...More..

US Senate advances bill to reopen government
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

US Senate advances bill to reopen government

Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana voted no on the procedural motion to re-open the government - the only no vote among 10 incumbent Democrats facing re-election this year in states won by Trump in 2016. "...More..

Anti-abortion Tennesseans to participate in annual March for Life
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Anti-abortion Tennesseans to participate in annual March for Life

It was a huge gamble, but she chose the third option. But she is confident that support for the reversal of the landmark law may be on the horizon. Protesters gathered Saturday afternoon in Moscow's Friendshi...More..

Senate poised to pass bill to end government shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Senate poised to pass bill to end government shutdown

Channeling rage from immigration activists, the possible 2020 candidates were highly critical of their leaders' willingness to trust that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., will allow an immigrati...More..

Trail Blazers have inquired about DeAndre Jordan
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Trail Blazers have inquired about DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan #6 of the LA Clippers grabs the rebound against the Portland Trail Blazers on October 26, 2017 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. So here they are - trade proposals for Jordan, Hill and W...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Take the Trump test: are you fit to be U.S. president?

To pour some cold water on the conspiracy theories: Rear Admiral Jackson is a highly decorated Navy physician who was appointed to the White House during President George W. "And so I think those things, in com...More..

President Trump makes remarks during March for Life
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

President Trump makes remarks during March for Life

Democrats have insisted they would back legislation reopening government once there's a bipartisan agreement to preserve protections against deporting about 700,000 immigrants - known as "Dreamers" - who arrive...More..

Scarlett Johansson's James Franco Slam Draws Hypocrisy Cries
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Scarlett Johansson's James Franco Slam Draws Hypocrisy Cries

Her powerful message had celebrities applauding her on social media, with Ashley Judd writing: "Thank you, Brave One", and Jessica Chastain adding: "And my eyes fill with tears". Two of his accusers, Violet Pal...More..

Kamala Mills owner held
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Kamala Mills owner held

Mishra said. The businessman has also been named in two FIRs for violating the norms of Maharashtra Regional Town Planning (MRTP) Act and allowing pubs to make illegal constructions. The owners of the "1 Abov...More..

Inmate's brother gets 35 years in Holly Bobo death
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Inmate's brother gets 35 years in Holly Bobo death

Dylan Adams' brother, Zach Adams , was convicted of kidnapping, raping and murdering Bobo in September and sentenced to life in prison plus 50 years. 'We're very pleased today to end up with a guilty plea, ' m...More..

Trump weighing major 'fine' on China for intellectual property theft
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Trump weighing major 'fine' on China for intellectual property theft

In an interview with Reuters , Trump and his economic adviser Gary Cohn said China had forced usa companies to transfer their intellectual property to China as a cost of doing business there. The White House...More..

Is Ivanka Trump Searching for John Kelly's Replacement?
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Is Ivanka Trump Searching for John Kelly's Replacement?

Bannon expected to appear before House Intel panel Bannon to appear before House committee for Russian Federation probe: report MORE heard the news, just as he was about to attend a meeting where four optio...More..

Canada will be constructive, innovative at NAFTA negotiations: Champagne
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Canada will be constructive, innovative at NAFTA negotiations: Champagne

Guajardo, Mexico's top negotiator, has said he will propose an alternative of reviewing the economic impact of NAFTA every five years, but he can't agree to an automatic termination. The rest would go to Mexico...More..

Children's Health Insurance Program Becomes Political Football
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Children's Health Insurance Program Becomes Political Football

Any omnibus funding legislation would require an additional congressional step to increase discretionary spending caps under the law for FYs 2018 and 2019. I am frustrated that anyone would play politics with ...More..