Storm to clobber US Midwest with snow and frigid temperatures

The Weather Channel has named the storm Winter Storm Mateo. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city was gearing up for three more rounds of snow through the weekend. The city won't hit the side streets in full force until after the snow stops.... More..

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Gerry Adams Hands Over To McDonald After 35 Years Leading Sinn Fein
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Gerry Adams Hands Over To McDonald After 35 Years Leading Sinn Fein

While the wider public may view Mr Adams's departure today with mixed feelings, for the faithful gathered in Dublin it is a significant moment, the ending of a leadership irrevocably linked to the conflict an...More..

William Church hosting fish Fridays during Lent
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

William Church hosting fish Fridays during Lent

Plazewski has said as much to his congregation. Valentine's Day: a feast of a romantic dinner. But there will be no such exemptions this year for the "largely secular celebration" of Valentine's Day, which oc...More..

Bundesliga Recap: Dortmund upends Hamburg in Reus return
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Bundesliga Recap: Dortmund upends Hamburg in Reus return

Pulisic missed the target from 15 yards out in the 64th minute as Dortmund went in search of more goals, and the U.S. worldwide was a whisker away from getting on the end of Mahmoud Dahoud's cross 13 minutes la...More..

Jerusalem 'high point' of first year in office, Trump says
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Jerusalem 'high point' of first year in office, Trump says

It was very important that I recognized Jerusalem as your attractive capital city. To be completely honest, there were others who did not thank me. Others did not thank him for it, he added, but he described ...More..

Officer killed in line of duty near Columbus
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Officer killed in line of duty near Columbus

The second officer died after being taken to a hospital. According to 10TV, police responded to a hang-up 911 call and were fired upon during their arrival at the address. The suspect was apprehended at the s...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Pence says NK must give up nukes before talks

Washington has pursued a strategy of exerting maximum pressure on Pyongyang through tough sanctions and harsh rhetoric, demanding it give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons first for any dialogue to occur. In th...More..

Pence heads to Olympics leaving open chance of talks…
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Pence heads to Olympics leaving open chance of talks…

Abe discussed North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and brought up the issue of Japanese nationals who were abducted by the North decades ago when he shook hands and briefly spoke with Kim Yon-nam during...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump says Democratic memo on Russian Federation is 'very political', needs redactions

The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Monday to release the 10-page document drafted by the panel's Democrats, but the committee could not do so unless Trump agreed to recla...More..

Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

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

The Philippines government has come under more pressure to stop sending domestic workers overseas, with a prominent columnist arguing they should be retrained to fill gaps in professional skills at home. "Eithe...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Parking bans, snow emergencies as more snow hits

It will be in effect beginning at 5 p.m. today until 7 a.m., Monday. Sirens may sound again at 10 and in the morning February 10 as a reminder that parked vehicles must be off the streets. No parking on snow ro...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Grows Stake in Bank of America Corp (BAC)

The stock increased 1.84% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $12.17. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 71.46 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to summit

They technically remain at war, and no member of the Kim family has set foot in South Korea since the end of hostilities in the Korean War in 1953. The sister of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un attended the ...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rand Paul seeks Senate vote to restore spending caps as shutdown looms

Trump said in another twitter statement that the bill increased spending on items he did not want or like in order to get Democratic votes. An anonymous House Democrat told a reporter on Wednesday that m...More..

North Korea's Kim Invites S. Korean President for Summit: S. Korea
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

North Korea's Kim Invites S. Korean President for Summit: S. Korea

On Friday, hours before the ceremony, he said, "The simple truth is that the time has come for North Korea to permanently abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions, to recognize there is no future a...More..

Trump, Modi discuss Afghan security, Rohingya crisis, North Korea
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump, Modi discuss Afghan security, Rohingya crisis, North Korea

In their first phone call this year, the two global leaders also discussed the situation in Afghanistan and ways to enhance security in the Indo-Pacific region. The two leaders also addressed the plight of more...More..

Senate majority leader announces 2-year budget accord
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Senate majority leader announces 2-year budget accord

A stopgap bill to keep the U.S. government from another shut down have been approved by the house of representatives on Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Wednesday that h...More..

Congress goes into recess, government will go into another shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Congress goes into recess, government will go into another shutdown

By the time the Senate passed the deal just before 2 a.m. the government had been officially shuttered for almost two hours. Paul's theatrics left his fellow lawmakers grousing, especially given that it was...More..

SYRIA: 59 killed, 139 injured in govt air strikes on besieged rebel
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

SYRIA: 59 killed, 139 injured in govt air strikes on besieged rebel

Nauert says the U.S.is supporting a United Nations call for a monthlong "cessation of violence". The latest casualties in Ghouta comes as Washington threatened military action over the reported use of che...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

In the meeting, Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of Kim Jong Un, handed Moon a letter from the North Korean leader. She and Kim Yong Nam, the North's 90-year-old nominal head of state, were seated behind Moon ...More..

CIA Paid $100000 to Shadowy Russian Touting Trump Dirt and Stolen Cyberweapons
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

CIA Paid $100000 to Shadowy Russian Touting Trump Dirt and Stolen Cyberweapons

The cash was allegedly delivered in a Berlin hotel room inside a suitcase in September, the newspaper reported. American intelligence officials told The Times they made it clear they didn't want the Trump i...More..

US President Trump blocks release of Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US President Trump blocks release of Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

Citing national security concerns, the White House is formally notifying the House intelligence committee that President Donald Trump is "unable" to declassify a memo drafted by Democrats that counters GOP al...More..

Nancy Pelosi tells US House immigrant stories for eight hours
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Nancy Pelosi tells US House immigrant stories for eight hours

The 77-year-old California Democrat was able to pull off the speech, likened to a Senate 'filibuster, ' due to a rule that gives both leaders the ability to talk ad nauseam once recognized. It suggests too th...More..

Syria: Air defenses respond to Israeli strike near capital
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Syria: Air defenses respond to Israeli strike near capital

The highest toll was in the town of Jisreen, where eight civilians were killed. Beneath the bombardmet on Thursday, both Khalil and Hanak told Syria Direct that the strikes on clinics and hospitals felt lik...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rep. Nancy Pelosi Stages Hours-Long Speech About House Spending Bill

Senate reaches budget deal US Senate leaders on Wednesday reached a bipartisan budget deal for 2018 and 2019 - a move which, if approved by Congress, would avert a second government shutdown in just three ...More..

Lee Westwood two off the lead in Perth
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Lee Westwood two off the lead in Perth

That involves a series of six-hole matches at Lake Karrinyup, with 24-year-old Craigielaw man Forrest taking on Australian Matthew Millar in the opening round and Sam Horsfield awaiting the victor after the Eng...More..

Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to summit in Pyongyang
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to summit in Pyongyang

But Schoff said that by pouring cold water on hopes for better inter-Korean relations, Pence's stance could be viewed as critical of Moon's outreach to North Korea . The delegation will return to North Korea o...More..

Samsung rolling out Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Samsung rolling out Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8

The update will add new features like a new keyboard, improvements in Bixby , the color lens for the display and many more. It is pictured from two angles and with and without a docked Samsung Galaxy S9 . T...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang

The games have not reduced the USA -led worldwide pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear and long-range missile program that is threatening America and the world. These officials said that while Pence...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Raw: Kim Jong Un's Sister in South Korea

USA vice-president Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, United States officials said. Post mortem examinations show Warmbier suffered severe brain ...More..

Cavs acquire Jazz's Hood, Kings' Hill in three-team trade
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Cavs acquire Jazz's Hood, Kings' Hill in three-team trade

Hood has been one of Utah's rising stars since being drafted out of Duke in 2014, and was averaging a career-best 16.8 points per game this season . The former has averaged almost 20 points a game off the bench...More..

Inbee Park, Se Ri Pak take part in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Inbee Park, Se Ri Pak take part in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

By weaving military threats in with a charm offensive, North Korea wants the worldwide community to acknowledge it as a nuclear power. South and North Korea last marched together at the 2006 Winter Olympic...More..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat

On February 9, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Jordan, which is his transit to Palestine. The visit of the Indian Prime Minister to Palestine is a distinguished addition to the consolidation of bonds of friend...More..

Jose hails Pogba's response after dropping him to bench
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Jose hails Pogba's response after dropping him to bench

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out the club adding any more striking options during the off-season. "Paul had a very professional behaviour", Mourinho said. Mourinho said: "With some c...More..

Australia thrash England to book final berth
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Australia thrash England to book final berth

Australia suffocated England with the ball and hammered them with the bat to register three Twenty20 wins from three games and secure a place in the triangular series final as the series moves to New Z...More..

What to know about the overnight budget shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

What to know about the overnight budget shutdown

President Donald Trump signed into law Friday morning a massive budget package that funds the government through March 23 while also lifting the debt cap on government spending. Paul voted for the defi...More..

Rahul Gandhi does election tourism, visits temples only in poll season: BJP
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rahul Gandhi does election tourism, visits temples only in poll season: BJP

This is the first visit of Rahul Gandhi to the state after he assumed charge as the president of Congress in December past year. He accused it of making "false promises" and not delivering on generating jobs....More..

Ryan Offers Immigration Commitment But Not One Pelosi Wants
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Ryan Offers Immigration Commitment But Not One Pelosi Wants

The prospective longer-term budget agreement would give both the Pentagon and domestic agencies relief from a budget freeze that lawmakers say threatens military readiness and training as well as domestic prior...More..

France calls for humanitarian corridors to open, air strikes to end
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

France calls for humanitarian corridors to open, air strikes to end

The official said no United States troops had been killed or wounded in the attack, which was carried out by about 500 fighters, but one Syrian fighter allied with the coalition was wounded. It has been confi...More..

Light snow, rain showers in MA forecast this weekend
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Light snow, rain showers in MA forecast this weekend

New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible. If this feels like deja vu all over again, it is. "It has the potential to be an impactful storm system across the region", Glass said....More..

Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics

The North and South held summits in Pyongyang in 2000 and 2007, both hosted by late Kim Jong Il, the father of Kim Jong Un. But South Korea's presidential Blue House said Mr Pence had a meeting scheduled wi...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Second White House aide resigns amid past abuse allegations

The president "did not express any sympathy for the women Porter allegedly abused - instead pointing to Porter's claim that 'he's innocent, '" CNN reports . White House counsel Don McGahn and Chief of St...More..

Nissan says to meet UK PM May along with other Japanese companies
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Nissan says to meet UK PM May along with other Japanese companies

Several Brussels diplomats and officials, familiar with the discussions, argue that a number of outstanding issues, including the Irish border , and the British trade agreement, cause experts to expect that ...More..

Rand Paul: I'm Not 'Rubber Stamp' on Spending Bill
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rand Paul: I'm Not 'Rubber Stamp' on Spending Bill

Moving legislation swiftly through the upper chamber of Congress requires consent by all 100 members, but Mr Paul objected. "I ran for office because I was very critical of President Obama's trillion-dollar...More..

Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus

Air strikes killed six people in Eastern Ghouta , a pocket of towns and farmland east of Damascus where the death toll has climbed to more than 230 in the last four days - the area's deadliest week since 2015,...More..

Trump approves $300bn funding deal to end brief USA government's shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump approves $300bn funding deal to end brief USA government's shutdown

The federal Office of Personnel Management said government operations would "vary by agency" and employees should "refer to their home agency for guidance on reporting for duty". Paul used a procedural move t...More..

S.Korean president to meet DPRK delegation on Feb. 10
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

S.Korean president to meet DPRK delegation on Feb. 10

What will South Korea ask for? The meeting could be a prelude to a summit between leaders from the two countries, and Moon has already said he is willing to travel to Pyongyang to meet Kim Jong-un. Kim Yo...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure

Congress aims to avoid letting funding lapse for the second time in less than a month. The White House also welcomed the deal , with Defense Secretary James Mattis praising the increase to the defense bud...More..

Mattis: DACA Troops Aren't At Risk Of Deportation
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Mattis: DACA Troops Aren't At Risk Of Deportation

In a rare assurance to young immigrants serving in the military who were brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday said they would continue to be protected from ...More..

Supreme Court to hear plea to quash FIR against Army officer
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Supreme Court to hear plea to quash FIR against Army officer

Lieutenant Colonel Karamveer Singh said his son, a major in 10 Garhwal Rifles, was "wrongly and arbitrarily" named in the FIR as the incident relates to an Army convoy that was on bonafide military duty in an...More..