Jury Selection Begins In Corruption Trial Of Former Cuomo Aide

Jury selection is underway in the trial of Joseph Percoco , one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's former top aides. The two men along with energy company executive Peter Galbraith Kelly Jr. Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday morning in federa... More..

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Arsenal pursue Aubameyang deal
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Arsenal pursue Aubameyang deal

With the Sanchez and Mkhitaryan moves close, most Bookmakers have closed their markets on those deals happening - but Aubameyang odds have been cut further after Wenger's statement. "We think it is a lack of re...More..

Syrian Observatory: thousands flee Afrin attack, blocked by government forces
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Syrian Observatory: thousands flee Afrin attack, blocked by government forces

Turkey views the YPG militia as "terrorists" linked to the PKK, which has fought against the Turkish state since 1984 and is designated as a terror group not just by Ankara but also its Western allies. "I have ...More..

Greitens holds press conference on budget amid news of extramarital affair
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Greitens holds press conference on budget amid news of extramarital affair

There was no blackmail. In his first interview since admitting to the 2015 affair, Greitens told the Associated Press Saturday there was "no blackmail" and "no threat of violence" by him in what he described ...More..

Men's basketball to take on Baylor Bears Monday
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Men's basketball to take on Baylor Bears Monday

Take that back a couple more seasons and KU (16-3 overall, 6-1 Big 12 ) now has won 13 of its last 17 games decided by three points or fewer. On paper, Vick's numbers don't look all that different nor are th...More..

Ex-aides to impeached S. Korean president jailed for artist blacklist
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Ex-aides to impeached S. Korean president jailed for artist blacklist

Cho had initially been acquitted in July and given only a suspended sentence on a minor related charge, prompting prosecutors to appeal. The high court Tuesday overturned Cho's July acquittal and convicted he...More..

Trump physical sparks 'girther' movement questioning President's height and weight
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Trump physical sparks 'girther' movement questioning President's height and weight

A sizeable crowd of expatriate Haitians, waving their country's flag, gathered near the foot of a bridge leading to Mr. Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, to jeer at Mr. Here's how the two pres...More..

Hawaii missile alert standdown delayed by forgotten log
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Hawaii missile alert standdown delayed by forgotten log

However, the governor confessed that he could not access social media to tackle the situation immediately as he could not recall the password for his Twitter account. Ige added that "I have to confess that I ...More..

Senate leaders agree on plan to reopen government
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Senate leaders agree on plan to reopen government

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will vote on a February 8 bill at 1 a.m. Monday. "So long as the government remains open, it would be my intention to take up legislation here in the...More..

Bhavana's friends welcomed the couple with a dance
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Bhavana's friends welcomed the couple with a dance

The pictures from their wedding went viral on the Internet. After the wedding ceremony, on the same evening, Bhavana and Naveen hosted the who's who of Mollywood at their reception held at Jawaharlal Conventi...More..

UAE military ordered not to escalate Qatar crisis
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

UAE military ordered not to escalate Qatar crisis

Speaking to reporters at a news conference in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, Helal Saad al-Qubaisi, an air force brigadier general, said UAE military aircraft would fly other routes over Saudi Arabia to steer clear of a...More..

Small tornado damages outbuildings in Lawrence County
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Small tornado damages outbuildings in Lawrence County

NWS in Jackson reported some damage in Jones County that was likely caused by a tornado. Top winds were estimated at 95 miles per hour. Survey teams say the twister was 75 yards wide and was on the ground for...More..

Trump signs bill to end three-day United States government shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Trump signs bill to end three-day United States government shutdown

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and GOP leader Mitch McConnell came to an agreement Monday afternoon to fund the government through February 8. They mostly grew up in the United States . But the v...More..

Egypt army says to summon ex-military chief of staff over violations
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Egypt army says to summon ex-military chief of staff over violations

Meanwhile, the official Facebook page of Sami Anan's presidential campaign said that the campaign activities will be suspended following the release of the army's statement . It accused the lieutenant general ...More..

Coquitlam family grieves death of teen bystander killed by stray bullet
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Coquitlam family grieves death of teen bystander killed by stray bullet

Wong thanked the religious community and police officers and healthcare workers for helping his family in days following the shooting. "But we know that Alfred is in heaven right now with God", he said. Two ...More..

Airbnb generating over €500m for Irish residents and businesses, report says
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Airbnb generating over €500m for Irish residents and businesses, report says

On average, guests spend around €111 per day, with nearly half of that spent in the local economy. The data reveals that every region in Ireland now has at least 400 active spare room and entire home listings...More..

Tesla Model S on 'Autopilot' smashed into parked fire truck
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tesla Model S on 'Autopilot' smashed into parked fire truck

The Culver City firefighting department confirmed the crash on Twitter. The man told officers his Tesla had been set on autopilot , the California Highway Patrol said in a tweet . Fire Department Engine 42 ...More..

Large grass fire burns 200 acres in west Flower Mound
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Large grass fire burns 200 acres in west Flower Mound

At about 4:45 p.m., the Texas A&M Forest Service said that the forward progress of the fire had been halted and that crews were continuing to improve containment lines. Multiple agencies were working to put dow...More..

Shutdown lifted as Senate agrees vote on immigration
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Shutdown lifted as Senate agrees vote on immigration

House Speaker Paul Ryan, in a Monday morning interview on "Fox and Friends", said the House would go back to the negotiating table on DACA if Senate Democrats backed the temporary spending measure. Senate rules...More..

Donald Trump ends first year with record low approval
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Donald Trump ends first year with record low approval

Donald Trump's approval ratings show only 36 percent in favor of his job performance one year into his presidency, with 58 percent disapproving. Trump's numbers have rebounded from fall lows in overall appro...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

About 83,957 shares traded. It has underperformed by 21.57% the S&P500. (JD) by 45.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. There were 22 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 3,...More..

Senate Plans Noon Vote To End Government Shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Senate Plans Noon Vote To End Government Shutdown

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders added if "all things go as expected" with reopening the government, Mr Trump will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, later in the week. "It'...More..

Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to death in 'domestic incident'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to death in 'domestic incident'

So it likely surprised no one when another photo was posted Saturday evening of the girl sitting on top of a bed and eating pizza in her pajamas. The murder speculate's sibling is one of the stars of Channel ...More..

London's Charing Cross station shuts after gas leak, hundreds flee
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

London's Charing Cross station shuts after gas leak, hundreds flee

A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers and London Fire Brigade are dealing with a gas leak in Strand, WC2". Two fire engines, 20 fire rescue units and 20 firefighters were sent to the scene. "We're doing ever...More..

Macron invites world key CEOs to
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Macron invites world key CEOs to "choose France"

A survey by the US Chamber of Commerce and consultancy Bain & Company in November found a record 72 percent of US investors were optimistic about the French economy, up from just 30 per cent in 2016. Pichai and...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Pence says United States aims to pull out of Iran nuke deal

Palestinians also claim part of Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state. Pence has received a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem a...More..

Pakistan police arrest main suspect in Zainab rape and murder case
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Pakistan police arrest main suspect in Zainab rape and murder case

Khan was originally detained by authorities during the initial stages of the investigation but was later let go for lack of evidence at that time. Police said he confessed to the crime during interrogation. He ...More..

Russia Says Ahn Barred From Olympics By IOC
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Russia Says Ahn Barred From Olympics By IOC

An - who was born in South Korea but took Russian citizenship before the 2014 Sochi Games - was "absent from the list of potential participants", vice president of the ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov said in a stateme...More..

NAB references against Sharif family: Two more witnesses record statements
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

NAB references against Sharif family: Two more witnesses record statements

During the hearing, at least two more witnesses produced by the NAB recorded their statements. NAB's Rawalpindi branch prepared two references regarding the Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metals Establishment,...More..

Tsunami warning for much Alaska coast follows natural disaster
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tsunami warning for much Alaska coast follows natural disaster

There were no immediate reports of damage. Parts of Alaska and Canada have been issued with a tsunami warning and a tsunami watch is in place for the entirety of the United States west coast, with possible "h...More..

Supreme Court hops into endangered frog habitat dispute
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Supreme Court hops into endangered frog habitat dispute

First, does the Endangered Species Act prohibit designation of private land as unoccupied critical habitat that is neither habitat nor essential to species conservation? The elusive dusky gopher frog - conf...More..

USA to send team to Europe to discuss Iran deal
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

USA to send team to Europe to discuss Iran deal

In London, Tillerson is set to meet with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and national security adviser Mark Sedwill to discuss cooperation on Iran, Syria, Libya, North Korea, and Ukraine. Tillerson's wo...More..

King, Queen to take part in World Economic Forum in Davos
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

King, Queen to take part in World Economic Forum in Davos

Staff talk in the Congress Hall ahead of the World Economic Forum ( WEF) annual meeting in the Swiss Alps resort of Davos , Switzerland. A Senate agreement to end the blockade and fund the government throug...More..

The Trump Presidency: Year One
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Trump Presidency: Year One

However, states are still required to set "reasonable" standards in determining which medical providers can participate in their Medicaid programs. The Hill reported that Friday's move further demonstrates ...More..

Be smart, don't use your phone whilst driving
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Be smart, don't use your phone whilst driving

In March 2017 that law was altered so that motorists found using their mobile while driving would receive six points on their licence and a £200 fine. Legislation introduced in 2017 means that drivers now recei...More..

Student rebuked for missing classes kills principal
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Student rebuked for missing classes kills principal

Faheem Ashraf - a second-year student at New Islamia Public College Shabqadar - opened fire at his principal Sareer Ahmed after the two argued over the student's absence from college to attend the Faizabad sit-...More..

Philippine economy grows 6.6% in Q4, hits 2017 target
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Philippine economy grows 6.6% in Q4, hits 2017 target

The median forecast in a Reuters poll of economists was for a 6.7 percent expansion from a year earlier. The Philippines retained its position as one of the world's fastest-growing economies with growth of mo...More..

Allegri responds to Sarri's criticism of Juventus' schedule
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Allegri responds to Sarri's criticism of Juventus' schedule

It was important to win to stay in Napoli's slipstream and start again after the mid-season break. "It's a challenge to ourselves, winning a seventh Scudetto would be extraordinary, beyond legendary, so we ha...More..

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose

While demanding declaring Netaji's birthday on January 23 as Deshprem Divas or Patriots' Day, Chandra said the Centre should either accept the Justice Mukherjee Commission report or state reasons for its reject...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

US Secretary of State Tillerson sweeps into Downing Road

The president said he did not want to endorse a deal that saw the embassy move from a site in Grosvenor Square in Central London to an " off location " in Wandsworth, south west London. He said that anyone who ...More..

President Trump pleased Democrats have 'come to their senses'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

President Trump pleased Democrats have 'come to their senses'

House GOP lawmakers are largely united and it is expected to pass. Perhaps the most powerful Democrat in Washington , Schumer has so far succeeded in keeping his party unified in a bid to use the government ...More..

The truth about the flu — CDC Director
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The truth about the flu — CDC Director

But it is far from over. The H3N2 virus strain, which is known to cause more hospitalizations and more deaths , is the dominant strain this season so far, Brammer said . It can cause a nasty but relat...More..

West Virginia vs TCU basketball
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

West Virginia vs TCU basketball

West Virginia finished the night making just 25 of 75 shot attempts from the field - a rarity for a Bob Huggins coached team. TCU: The Frogs last home win over a Top 10 team was against No. "We work at it", H...More..

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental state
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental state

As with his own patient, Pappas said he would encourage lower Trump to eat lower carbohydrate diet with more healthy fats. Past presidents are not known to have been tested for mental acuity while in offi...More..

Huge 6.4 magnitude natural disaster rocks Indonesian capital Jakarta 'for 20 seconds'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Huge 6.4 magnitude natural disaster rocks Indonesian capital Jakarta 'for 20 seconds'

The quake struck about 104km west of the city of Sukabumi at a depth of 33 km, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The magnitude-6.1 natural disaster struck around 1:45 p.m. The epice...More..

Lavrov Says Western 'Russophobia' Worse Than During Cold War
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Lavrov Says Western 'Russophobia' Worse Than During Cold War

In the interview to Kommersant , conducted earlier this week and published on Sunday, Lavrov also said that an attempt by the US via the possible new sanctions to change Russian foreign policy was "unpromising...More..

Former SSP Rao Anwar deplaned from Dubai-bound flight while fleeing country
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Former SSP Rao Anwar deplaned from Dubai-bound flight while fleeing country

Earlier, Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal said that Anwar should present himself before the inquiry committee, and in case if he doesn't then the committee reserves the right to take action against him. W...More..

'Extremely Disappointing': Massachusetts Immigrant Advocate Reacts to Senate Democrats Compromise
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

'Extremely Disappointing': Massachusetts Immigrant Advocate Reacts to Senate Democrats Compromise

While there was optimism from Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer that an immigration bill to protect Dreamers and bolster border security can pass the Senate, it was not clear that the more conservati...More..

Police arrest man who threatened to kill CNN employees
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Police arrest man who threatened to kill CNN employees

It was an easy task for the United States intelligence agency to trace the call and later, they arrested the man for giving life threats to employees of the news channel. Griesemer also allegedly called the Isl...More..

Dead Sea scrolls containing oldest Bible texts deciphered by Israeli university
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Dead Sea scrolls containing oldest Bible texts deciphered by Israeli university

Eshbal Ratson and Jonathan Ben-Dov from Haifa University painstakingly pieced together 60 tiny fragments, some of which measured less than 1 sq cm, to reveal their mysterious secrets. That name is "Tekufah", wh...More..