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Pelosi Marathon Speech on Immigration Breaks 1909 House Record Pelosi Marathon Speech on Immigration Breaks 1909 House Record
- February 10, 2018

On the right, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., leader of the hard-line House Freedom Caucus, also said he opposes the emerging bipartisan deal, which could be unveiled Wednesday. Pelosi said he worked 30 hours a week at his family's restaurant while he was in high school and still graduated with a 4.3 grade point average. He went to the University of California - Berkeley but had to deny a scholarship that would have covered most of his tuition because of his immigration status. (more...)
Winter Storm: 6-10 inches of snow on the way Thursday night Winter Storm: 6-10 inches of snow on the way Thursday night
- February 10, 2018

Get ready for yet another winter weather-maker moving through the Central Plains. Road travelers should also check weather updates, exercise caution and leave themselves plenty of extra travel time if staying put isn't an option as several inches of snow are expected in a large zone stretching from Montana to ME through Friday night. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi can't stop, won't stop on the House floor Nancy Pelosi can't stop, won't stop on the House floor
- February 10, 2018

When 5 p.m. rolled around, the House minority leader had been speaking for some eight hours , but it wasn't just the record-setting length of her speech that captured the country's attention - it was also her shoes. Pelosi made a decision to give her remarks late Tuesday night and gave a heads up to Schumer, aides said. "The budget deal doesn't have everything Democrats want, it doesn't have everything the Republicans want, but it has a great deal of what the American people want", ... (more...)
U.S. vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off U.S. vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off
- February 10, 2018

The Games, being staged 80 km (50 miles) from the heavily militarised border between the two Koreas, is set for an awkward political encounter, with Pence as well as the North Korean leader's younger sister attending Friday's opening ceremony. (more...)
Trump Blocks Release Of Democrats' Rebuttal To GOP FISA Memo Trump Blocks Release Of Democrats' Rebuttal To GOP FISA Memo
- February 10, 2018

The president faced a Friday deadline to decide on releasing the memo, and he told reporters earlier in the day, "It's going to be released soon". Schiff and other Democrats charge that the Republican memo led by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes of California is misleading and omits key facts, including that the FISA application did state that ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, the author of the dossier, was paid by a political entity. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory noon to 3 am for Pipestone County Winter Weather Advisory noon to 3 am for Pipestone County
- February 10, 2018

A winter storm bearing down on the Upper Midwest is expected to dump up to a foot of snow across the region later Thursday and through the day on Friday . Vehicles on the streets during snow emergencies declared by communities must be removed or owners face tickets. The Detroit area was in line for 6 to 9 inches (15 to 23 centimetres ). (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Koreans march under unified flag Winter Olympics 2018: Koreans march under unified flag
- February 10, 2018

She is the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South, while Kim Yong Nam is the most senior North Korean official to make a cross-border trip. As is Olympic tradition, Greece, which hosted the first modern Olympic games in 1896, began the parade of athletes . Moon said improved relations between the Koreas may be a step toward resolving the nuclear standoff. (more...)
Cavaliers send Isaiah Thomas to Lakers Cavaliers send Isaiah Thomas to Lakers
- February 10, 2018

Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye are basically expiring contracts. "The Lakers are trying to clear [salary-cap] space, otherwise Jordan Clarkson isn't available". None will be there if the Cavaliers get back to the NBA Finals. What's lost in all of this is that the team's young core have won 12 of their last 16 games. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas' reaction to being traded to the Lakers Isaiah Thomas' reaction to being traded to the Lakers
- February 10, 2018

LeBron James was supposed to be the trade but in the end, the Cleveland Cavaliers management decided James would still be their base by trading away six players . Turns out, per ESPN , James is very pleased with what they've done with the place. "It was hard for us because I just thought it was time". "Me and D-Wade? It ain't tough ". (more...)
Teacher detained for suspected sexual abuse of Class 2 student Teacher detained for suspected sexual abuse of Class 2 student
- February 10, 2018

Two police officers, including the officer-in-charge of Tollygunge police station, were injured in a scuffle with the agitating parents. According to them, the school's close-circuit television camera was not working despite the school authorities being intimated repeatedly. (more...)
Russians appeal to CAS seeking Olympic spots Russians appeal to CAS seeking Olympic spots
- February 10, 2018

South Korea-born Ahn is the most decorated short-track speedskater in Olympic history with six gold medals. The CAS said the ban on the contingent athletes and coaches, who sought an invitation to the game, will remain in place. "The panel also concluded that there was no evidence the IRP or the OAR IG improperly exercised their discretion". Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko was scathing in his assessment telling TASS the CAS decision would "diminish competition and attention to ... (more...)
Trump met with Justice Dept. on Democratic memo, 'weighing his options'
- February 10, 2018

The GOP memo also claims that a Yahoo News article was used to corroborate Steele, but this is not at all why the article was referenced. The official, whose name is redacted, reopened an investigation, which lead to a discussion within the Justice Department's Office of Intelligence about whether "material misrepresentations" were made in a FISA application. (more...)
Rep. Joe Crowley: House Dems not whipping votes on pending budget bill Rep. Joe Crowley: House Dems not whipping votes on pending budget bill
- February 10, 2018

The historian's office of the House told reporters that the speech was the longest they were aware of without further research - easily beating the five hour, 15 minute known record of Champ Clark set in 1909. In order for the budget deal to pass, it requires support from minority party. Meanwhile, House Democrats along with Pelosi pitched their own $1 trillion infrastructure plan dubbed, "A Better Deal to Rebuild America". (more...)
Rand Paul seeks Senate vote to restore spending caps as shutdown looms Rand Paul seeks Senate vote to restore spending caps as shutdown looms
- February 10, 2018

The federal government shut down for the second time in three weeks Friday, driven to the brink by acute congressional dysfunction and pushed over it by the objections of a single conservative senator. More recently, Ryan has said he would consider legislation that Trump supports , but the president's own shifting views on immigration have made a legislative deal hard. (more...)
Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Corning Incorporated's Q3 2018 Earnings (GLW)
- February 10, 2018

Olstein Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Corning Inc (GLW) by 13.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 4,117 shares of the electronics maker's stock worth $165,000 after acquiring an additional 485 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
USA: Pelosi Demands Inclusion of Immigration Issue in Budget Law USA: Pelosi Demands Inclusion of Immigration Issue in Budget Law
- February 10, 2018

That meant the bill's passage was not assured in the House and would need some Democratic support. The accord, between Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, and Chuck Schumer of NY, his Democratic counterpart, would raise strict caps on military and domestic spending that were imposed in 2011 as part of a deal with President Barack Obama that was once seen as a key triumph for Republicans in Congress. (more...)
Major winter storm continues to pound Midwest Major winter storm continues to pound Midwest
- February 10, 2018

The snowfall caused dozens of crashes on icy Chicago expressways as residents of the third-biggest US city struggled to get to work and to dig out from a storm system stretching from western Montana to southern MI. Numerous school districts in Nebraska and Iowa also canceled or delayed schools Friday because of the snow and frigid temperatures, according to the Associated Press. (more...)
Trump, Long Island Lawmakers Talk Immigration, MS-13 Trump, Long Island Lawmakers Talk Immigration, MS-13
- February 10, 2018

CHC Chairwoman Michelle Lujan GrishamMichelle Lynn Lujan GrishamTrump immigration plan hits wall of opposition Democrats pan Trump's immigration framework 11 people who will shape the immigration debate MORE (D-N.M.) said Kelly's statement was inaccurate, as numerous Dreamers who didn't apply for DACA were ineligible due to their age. (more...)
U.S. congress votes to reopen government and passes budget deal U.S. congress votes to reopen government and passes budget deal
- February 10, 2018

With all of the various battle lines being drawn and hard stances being taken, it would surprise no one if the budget plan that should pass smoothly through the Senate hits more than one snag in the House. How could one senator potentially cause a government shutdown? If the measure passes in the wee hours of the morning, the government would open in the morning on schedule. (more...)
To woo voters, PM Modi offers '3T' plan to Tripura To woo voters, PM Modi offers '3T' plan to Tripura
- February 10, 2018

He also recalled former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's contributions to Northeast India's development. NPA was the biggest scam of the UPA government. Secondly, India has contributed immensely to Palestine's nation-building efforts, including infrastructure development and capacity building. "He (prime minister) will not benefit from this". (more...)
President Trump signs $400 million budget deal, ends government shutdown President Trump signs $400 million budget deal, ends government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

Now it is only necessary that it be signed by President Trump so that government institutions can open normally. The federal government briefly shuttered for the second time in less than a month overnight, after Kentucky Republican Sen. He also wants reductions in legal immigration, including limiting the relatives whom legal residents can sponsor and eliminating a lottery that offers visas to residents of diverse countries. (more...)
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS) Holdings Increased by Robeco Institutional Asset Management BV
- February 10, 2018

Goodman Financial Corp who had been investing in Skyworks Solutions Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $18.07 billion market cap company. And the values below 20 that it is oversold indicate prices could very well bounce upwards. Caxton Associates LP now owns 4,600 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $469,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. (more...)
Rachel Brand, No. 3 official at DOJ, is stepping down Rachel Brand, No. 3 official at DOJ, is stepping down
- February 10, 2018

Rachel Brand, associate attorney general in the Department of Justice, is stepping down from her position, Fox News has confirmed. Brand, who's the department's No. A Justice Department spokesperson was not immediately available to comment or to confirm the report. If Rosenstein had been fired or quit, oversight would have fallen to Brand. (more...)
Arsenal vs Spurs: Wenger knows players can lose their composure if… Arsenal vs Spurs: Wenger knows players can lose their composure if…
- February 10, 2018

Moura is in contention to make his debut, while Toby Alderweireld, Harry Winks and Danny Rose, who all returned for Spurs against Newport County , are fit to play. "The [seven-point] gap is not massive but it will be tough". Arsenal beat Spurs for the first time in seven Premier League meetings in the reverse fixture last November. (more...)
Joaquin Phoenix circling The Joker role in origins film Joaquin Phoenix circling The Joker role in origins film
- February 10, 2018

While studio negotiations are not yet underway, sources told Variety that the "Walk the Line" star has agreed to the role. WB had no comment. Sources close to the situation say that Phoenix accepting the role will have no effect on Jared Leto's role in the " Suicide Squad " films. (more...)
Mahesh Murthy Granted Anticipatory Bail After Arrest On Sexual Harassment Charges Mahesh Murthy Granted Anticipatory Bail After Arrest On Sexual Harassment Charges
- February 10, 2018

I am fully cooperating with the police. He further said that he had filed a case on the same issue in the Bombay High Court and it has already passed an interim order in his favour and against the complainant in April 2017. "We will be summoning Murthy for inquiries", Jadhav said. The Mumbai police have arrested Murthy under sections of the Indian Penal Code related to outraging the modesty of women and sending sexually explicit text messages. (more...)
Feds' Star Witness Arrested After Testimony in Bribery Case Feds' Star Witness Arrested After Testimony in Bribery Case
- February 10, 2018

During cross examination Thursday, Howe admitted he had not informed the government that he tried to improperly recover the cost of a $600 luxury Manhattan hotel room just weeks after signing a cooperation deal in 2016 in which he promised not to commit any more crimes. (more...)
Weather Service Forecasts Weekend Santa Ana Winds, Then Rain Next Week Weather Service Forecasts Weekend Santa Ana Winds, Then Rain Next Week
- February 10, 2018

It will be cloudy Saturday before rain begins in the afternoon as temperatures increase to near 50 degrees, the weather service said. High near 63. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. The National Weather Service office in San Diego is forecasting another bout of Santa Ana winds this weekend, followed by showers and mountain snow next week. (more...)
Mattis: Military DREAMers Should Still Be Protected If DACA Expires Mattis: Military DREAMers Should Still Be Protected If DACA Expires
- February 10, 2018

Mattis said he had already conferred with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and received assurances that anyone who has enlisted in the military and is waiting to report to boot camp, anyone on active duty or in the active reserves or National Guard , or anyone with an honorable discharge will not be deported even if DACA is allowed to expire on March 5. (more...)
Suspected Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility Targeted by Overnight Airstrikes Suspected Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility Targeted by Overnight Airstrikes
- February 10, 2018

The country's foreign ministry said it had written to the UN Security Council to urge for global condemnation. Idlib is already home to hundreds of thousands of internal refugees who fled there after negotiating surrender deals with the government in other parts of Syria. (more...)

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