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USA to Seek Death Penalty Against Man Accused of Killing Chinese Scholar USA to Seek Death Penalty Against Man Accused of Killing Chinese Scholar
- January 20, 2018

In their five-page motion on Friday local time, prosecutors said the death penalty was warranted because Christensen "is likely to commit criminal acts of violence in the future that would constitute a continuing and serious threat to the lives and safety of others". (more...)
Two civilians, One BSF jawan martyred in border firing Two civilians, One BSF jawan martyred in border firing
- January 20, 2018

The BSF personnel were retaliating strongly and effectively. Authorities have ordered the closure of all schools in areas close to the global border that have been affected by Pakistan's violation of the 2003 ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan. (more...)
Trump And Schumer Fail To Reach A DACA Deal Trump And Schumer Fail To Reach A DACA Deal
- January 20, 2018

On Thursday, Trump appeared to feel differently about the impact of a government shutdown. "The president stands ready to sign that bill to keep the government functioning and afloat". "They want something to be done about this horrendous debt, something to be done about a lot of different things going on in the country". In the last one in 2013, more than 800,000 government workers were put on temporary leave. (more...)
Turkish defense minister: Afrin operation is coming Turkish defense minister: Afrin operation is coming
- January 20, 2018

The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia controls key northern Syrian towns including Manbij and Afrin, and is an ally of the U.S. but Ankara accuses the group of being a terror organisation. "There is no other way", Canikli said. Discussing military action in Afrin, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this week Turkey must "nip this terror army in the bud". (more...)
Storm kills 6 in Germany, Netherlands Storm kills 6 in Germany, Netherlands
- January 20, 2018

According to The Guardian , a 62-year-old man was killed in Netherlands central town of Olst after a branch of a tree fell on him, while he was removing debris from the road while another 62-year-old person died after a tree fell over his vehicle in Enschede. (more...)
Aly Raisman On Larry Nassar Abuse: Aly Raisman On Larry Nassar Abuse: "This Tragedy Could Have Been Avoided"
- January 20, 2018

Earlier this week, USA Gymnastics denied reports that it would seek a $100,000 fine from Maroney if she spoke out against Nassar at his sentencing hearing, saying in a statement that it "has not sought and will not seek any money from McKayla Maroney for her fearless statements made in describing her victimization and abuse by Larry Nassar , nor for any victim impact statements she wants to make to Larry Nassar at this hearing or at any subsequent hearings related to his ... (more...)
North 'halts' plan to send advance team to South this weekend North 'halts' plan to send advance team to South this weekend
- January 20, 2018

Referring to a detailed peace-making agreement between the rival countries announced Thursday by South Korea's Unification Ministry, including a joint team in the women's hockey tournament, Adams said it was "great. Her appearance as part of a North Korean delegation during earlier talks gained a lot of media attention in the South and beyond. During an annual New Year's Day speech, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made overtures towards the South, which led to the staging of the first ... (more...)
Tell-all book 'Fire and Fury' to be adapted into TV series Tell-all book 'Fire and Fury' to be adapted into TV series
- January 20, 2018

You can hear the howling of angry tweets already. It sold more than 28,000 copies in the United States in its first week, according to NPD BookScan. Leaked excerpts of the book sparked a war of words between Trump and former chief strategist Steve Bannon over Bannon's comments in the book. The book caught on with so many people that publisher Henry Holt and Co. (more...)
Egypt's Sisi to run for second term Egypt's Sisi to run for second term
- January 20, 2018

He revealed choosing two civil figures to act as his deputies during the presidential campaign, including Hisham Genena, former head of the Central Auditing Organization, and Hazem Hosny, professor of economics and political science at Cairo University. (more...)
Olympic detente upends United States strategy on N Korea Olympic detente upends United States strategy on N Korea
- January 20, 2018

North Korea was once the bane, the thorn in the side, the sore point of the PR machine at the Pyeongchang Olympics Committee in South Korea . The IPWN official said the group was "hopeful of meeting [their] North Korean counterparts", but it is unclear what access the South Koreans will be given. (more...)
Two arrests pending after fight at Stratford High School, knife possibly involved Two arrests pending after fight at Stratford High School, knife possibly involved
- January 20, 2018

Police did not clarify if the two people involved with students or faculty. Dellapiano says a parent dropping off their student saw him and told security it looked like he pulled out "something shiny". A second student involved was also taken into custody. Police acted Friday morning in response to a possible threat of a weapon brought to the school. (more...)
Flake Won't Rule Out Potential Presidential Bid In 2020 Flake Won't Rule Out Potential Presidential Bid In 2020
- January 20, 2018

Flake believed Republicans could lose their lock on both chambers because of the party's lack of diversity and some of the alienating rhetoric coming from Trump. Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake donated $100 to Democrat Doug Jones writing "country over party" on the check. But, he added, that he hoped it would lead to Bannon, who is backing a string of anti-establishment candidates in Republican primaries next year, losing any remaining influence. (more...)
Congressional spending battle ensnares CHIP funding Congressional spending battle ensnares CHIP funding
- January 20, 2018

It's been nearly four months since the deadline passed for Congress to re-authorize funding for CHIP and the clock is ticking before states will start running out of money needed to keep kids covered. "Congress needs to do its job and provide full funding of our troops and military with a two-year budget caps deal". Senator Steve Daines announced the need to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years and keep the government open. (more...)
House of Representatives Lingers While Shutdown Looms House of Representatives Lingers While Shutdown Looms
- January 20, 2018

He explained the urgency on the bill by saying it will be hard to pass as a stand-alone bill in February, saying that any bill that gets a majority of Republicans in the Senate won't pass in the House and any bill passed by Republicans in the House won't be passed in the Senate. (more...)
Bipartisan Fight In Senate As Government Shutdown Clock Ticks Down Bipartisan Fight In Senate As Government Shutdown Clock Ticks Down
- January 20, 2018

Many Democratic lawmakers have said they will not vote for any government-funding bill unless it preserves DACA . The House's imminent departure further decreased the possibility Congress will extend government funding for just a few days, as Democrats have requested. (more...)
Snow Storm Expected Sunday Night And Monday Snow Storm Expected Sunday Night And Monday
- January 20, 2018

Due to the potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations, travel conditions may be impacted. The National Weather Service has issued a series of Winter Storm Watches for extreme southern South Dakota (see NWS map above). Hard travel conditions could result, including during the Monday morning commute. Sunday Night: Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 8 p.m. WHAT.Heavy mixed precipitation possible. (more...)
Dems Threaten Shutdown As Deadline Looms Dems Threaten Shutdown As Deadline Looms
- January 20, 2018

The news comes one day after the House passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded for the next four weeks, but it remains to be seen whether the bill will clear the Senate. Democrats want a deal to protect around 700,000 immigrants from deportation who arrived in the U.S.as children and have stayed here illegally. The possibility of a federal shutdown moved closer to a certainty after Senate Democrats rallied against the GOP proposal, announcing they would not lend ... (more...)
Anti-abortion bill passes the House ahead of 'March for Life' Anti-abortion bill passes the House ahead of 'March for Life'
- January 20, 2018

Roe's attorney successfully argued that the right to privacy under the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment extended to a woman's decision to have an abortion . During the 2016 presidential campaign, as a candidate, Mr Trump said his position had "evolved", describing himself as "pro-life with exceptions", such as in cases of rape or incest. (more...)
How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health
- January 20, 2018

Questions surrounding Trump's mental health have increased following the release of Michael Wolff's book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , which depicts a president even more erratic than his already off-color public persona. (more...)
3 dead in Western Ky. tugboat explosion 3 dead in Western Ky. tugboat explosion
- January 20, 2018

Fix work was in progress on the tugboat when the explosion occurred, Cash said, but he didn't immediately know what type of work was underway. Three were pronounced dead at the scene and numerous others were transported for injuries that range from non-life threatening to life-threatening. (more...)
Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches
- January 20, 2018

Negotiations with the White House on a bipartisan compromise on DACA blew up last week after Trump reportedly referred to African nations and Haiti as "shithole countries". "Now Democrats are needed if it is to pass in the Senate - but they want illegal immigration and weak borders ". Democrats have pushed for protections for young adults who illegally immigrated to the United States as children to be included in an agreement to temporarily fund the government. (more...)
Snow expected around midnight in KC; second round could fall Sunday night Snow expected around midnight in KC; second round could fall Sunday night
- January 20, 2018

The precipitation will be mixed initially, with the cold air of the arriving front turning it to snow shortly thereafter. The storm brought some impressive snowfall totals to western Kentucky, the Weather Channel said, including 9 inches in Murray and 8.1 inches in Paducah. (more...)
Cavaliers hang on to defeat Magic Cavaliers hang on to defeat Magic
- January 20, 2018

He He then played for the Jazz before his move to Sacramento. James is 25 away after finishing with 16 points against Orlando. He'll likely reach the plateau on Saturday when Cleveland hosts Oklahoma City. James and Curry received the most votes from fans in their conferences Thursday night and will draft from a pool of the rest of the NBA's best for the February 18 game in Los Angeles. (more...)
Not clear what Trump will support on immigration: Senate leader Not clear what Trump will support on immigration: Senate leader
- January 20, 2018

Those are the estimated 3 million young immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children. "As soon as we figure out what he is for, then I would be convinced that we were not just spinning our wheels". "While there are many reasons why we would be opposed to kicking the can down the road, we haven't made that decision yet", Hoyer said in regard to supporting the CR bill. (more...)
North Korea's Other Weapon: Prospect of unification with South Korea threatens China North Korea's Other Weapon: Prospect of unification with South Korea threatens China
- January 20, 2018

A senior State Department official told reporters on the sidelines of Tuesday's Vancouver Group summit - a set to talks on the Koreas, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Canadian counterpart, Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland - that the they are "pleased" about the talks between North and South Korea regarding the Olympics , but have seen no change in North Korea's posture with its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. (more...)
Charges Brought Against Parents In California Child Abuse Case Charges Brought Against Parents In California Child Abuse Case
- January 20, 2018

The couple were charged with 12 counts each of torture and 12 counts each of false imprisonment, and in addition David Turpin , 57, has been charged with one count of a lewd act on a child under the age of 14. They bought food for themselves only and ate well. Hestrin alleged that the Terpins would buy pies, set them out in front of the children, but not allow the children to eat them. (more...)
N. Korea cancels visit to prepare for Olympics in South - Seoul N. Korea cancels visit to prepare for Olympics in South - Seoul
- January 20, 2018

North Korea informed South Korea that it plans to send a seven-member advance team this weekend, and that it would be led by Hyon Song Wol, head of the only girl band hand-picked by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. But the planning comes amid reports that North Korea could be preparing a lavish display of its military strength on the eve of the Games. The last senior visit by North Korean officials was in 2014, aside from talks on the southern side of the DMZ. (more...)
Clock running out for Congress to avert government shutdown Clock running out for Congress to avert government shutdown
- January 20, 2018

The 10 p.m. vote will be the first test of support for the House-passed measure. Mike Rounds, a South Dakota Republican who had told CNN earlier Thursday that he would not vote for the bill, told reporters he would now support it, following assurances from GOP leadership that defense appropriations would have regular order. (more...)
Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada
- January 20, 2018

Jackson, after spending four hours with Trump on Friday and evaluating his test scores, said of Trump: "absolutely he is fit for duty". "The president is mentally very sharp, very intact", Jackson said. A copy of Trump's NY driver's license obtained by Politico listed Trump's height as 6-foot-2, instead of 6-foot-3; the lower height would put Trump over the obesity threshold. (more...)
White House Slaps Down Trump Health Conspiracy Theorists
- January 20, 2018

At the president's request, Jackson said that he reviewed a number of cognitive tests and then administered the Montreal Cognitive Assessment during Trump's first presidential physical exam on Friday afternoon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (more...)

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