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Indictment shows Russian election meddling real news Indictment shows Russian election meddling real news
- February 24, 2018

This is nonsense. It "behaves in every other way like one". The question isn't whether the Russians delivered Pennsylvania to Trump in 2016. And in any case, it would be meaningless; after all, the only reason that some Russian machination in Wisconsin, Michigan, and/or Pennsylvania could "give" Trump the victory was that he also won in Alabama, Alaska, and 25 other states. (more...)
Lorde: I Lorde: I "Love" Jack Antonoff, but We're Not Dating
- February 24, 2018

A source told People magazine, however, "There's nothing going on between Ella [Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, Lorde's real name] and Jack ". "Guys, NO!" she replied with a laugh to a fan asking if the two musicians, who collaborated on her sophomore effort, Melodrama , in 2017, are a couple (via Entertainment Tonight ). (more...)
Greitens indicted for felony invasion of privacy Greitens indicted for felony invasion of privacy
- February 24, 2018

My client is absolutely innocent", he said . By law, the felony charge can be brought only if the image was transmitted " in a manner that allowed access to that image via a computer ", as the indictment states. But I know politics - and I can guarantee you Greitens' chances of surviving this mess just went way down. "They're rare to be filed and probably even rarer to be granted", Picerno said. (more...)
Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates
- February 24, 2018

The charges include allegations of wrongdoing as recently as January 2017, and that the two men became desperate for cash when their lobbying business dried up after pro-Kremlin Yanukovych was forced from power and fled to Russian Federation. (more...)
New US sanctions target virtually all ships North Korea is using - Mnuchin New US sanctions target virtually all ships North Korea is using - Mnuchin
- February 24, 2018

He did not elaborate. "If we can't, something will have to happen". The Security Council slapped three sets of sanctions on North Korea past year: one on August 5, aimed at the iron, coal and fishing industries; another on September 11, squeezing textile trade and oil supplies; and the latest on December 22, targeting refined petroleum products. (more...)
United Kingdom to align auto regulations with European Union post Brexit United Kingdom to align auto regulations with European Union post Brexit
- February 24, 2018

This will not only affect the European Union itself amid growing "euroscepticism" but it will have far-reaching repercussions in the wider world. The other 27 members of the European Union, who combined have about five times the economic might of Britain , have a strong incentive to deny the United Kingdom a deal that is so attractive that it might encourage others to follow the British example. (more...)
Curling: South Korean 'Garlic Girls' savor overnight fame
- February 24, 2018

South Korean curler Kim Seon-yeong (left) congratulates skip Kim Eun-jung after winning the PyeongChang Olympic semifinal at the Gangneung Curling Center in Gangneung, Gyeonggi Province, Friday. "My hands were sweating because it was such a tight game but I'm thrilled now because we are through to the final and we will win the gold", curling fan Go Kyung-soo said after watching at the high school in Uiseong. (more...)
Middle East peace plan 'almost ready', USA says Middle East peace plan 'almost ready', USA says
- February 24, 2018

Ambassador Nikki Haley will visit Honduras and Guatemala next week, her office announced Friday. During a question-and-answer session led by the Institute's current head, David Axelrod, she said: "They're coming up with a plan". It's not a good situation. "If the leaders would put aside their pride and their egos and think about ... improving the quality of life for their people, this peace process will do that", Haley said. (more...)
Canada's curling women eliminated from Olympic medals with loss to Great Britain Canada's curling women eliminated from Olympic medals with loss to Great Britain
- February 24, 2018

The Americans stole two points in the eighth end against Canada to take the lead, and held on down the stretch. With a loud crowd of countrymen at the arena Thursday - hooting, hollering and holding signs with slogans such as "I Swept With Your Wife" - skip Kevin Koe and his team were tight from the start. (more...)
Parents have mixed feelings about whether teachers should be armed
- February 24, 2018

He added: "Highly trained, gun adept, teachers/coaches would solve the problem instantly, before police arrive ". At the meeting, and earlier in the day on Twitter , the President set out a series of different ideas that he said would help with school security. (more...)
Trump Proposes List of Solutions to Prevent Mass Shootings Trump Proposes List of Solutions to Prevent Mass Shootings
- February 24, 2018

He suggested during the administration's most recent White House listening session with state and local officials that teachers who were trained in being "adept at guns " could receive a bonus for their training efforts. That was the day after he was confronted at a CNN town hall by Parkland students and parents over his pro-gun votes and support from the NRA. - Donald J. (more...)
Silver Schools responds to local, national threats Silver Schools responds to local, national threats
- February 24, 2018

In response to the alleged threat, Southern Huntingdon High School in Three Springs, Huntingdon County, did not close Friday, but did have a police presence to help "educate" the students, according to a message posted on the school district's Facebook page. (more...)
China to investigate suspected violation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea China to investigate suspected violation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea
- February 24, 2018

China says it is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate the sanctions imposed on North Korea by the United Nations (UN). Significant advances in its missile and nuclear programs have made North Korea the most pressing foreign threat facing the Trump administration. (more...)
Pulse Survivors Join Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students During Gun Control Protests Pulse Survivors Join Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students During Gun Control Protests
- February 24, 2018

Israel said Peterson was on campus during the shooting and took up a position, but he did not enter the freshman building when the shooting was taking place. Peterson chose to resign, he said. The sheriff said that Peterson stayed outside "upwards of four minutes". "It seemed nearly heartless how they immediately pushed the button to say no". (more...)
Ice Jams Clog Grand River Through Brantford, Ontario Ice Jams Clog Grand River Through Brantford, Ontario
- February 24, 2018

Projections show the river will crest early next week at over 34 feet on the upper gauge and almost 66 feet on the lower gauge. Maysville is protected to 79 feet by its flood wall. But rain in the forecast is changing that, and the river could hit 59.4 feet by next Tuesday. Carroll County Emergency Services Director Ed Webb said the county has closed the following roads: Notch Lick Road, Hampton Lane, Second Street and Carlisle Street (Old Carlisle Road). (more...)
Bijepur Bypoll: Labour Minister's brother, 3 others injured in attack Bijepur Bypoll: Labour Minister's brother, 3 others injured in attack
- February 24, 2018

According to reports, Subrat Singh, the minister's brother, and three others - Kartik Nag, Magi Shah and Khageswar Mahamallik - were intercepted by around 20 persons while they were travelling in a auto. Bargarh: The high voltage campaigning for the battle royal for the Bijepur assembly seat ended today evening amid serious allegations and counter allegations by the three major political parties in which over 2.10 voters would press the EVM button to elect their representative on February 24. (more...)
Trade Desk (TTD) Upgraded by Vetr to Trade Desk (TTD) Upgraded by Vetr to "Buy"
- February 24, 2018

Needham & Company LLC reissued a buy rating and issued a $66.00 price target (up from $62.00) on shares of Trade Desk in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. research analysts expect that Trade Desk Inc will post 1.28 EPS for the current year. Pier Capital LLC now owns 130,478 shares of the technology company's stock worth $5,967,000 after acquiring an additional 25,591 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Two Koreas to Discuss N. Korea's Participation in PyeongChang Paralympics Two Koreas to Discuss N. Korea's Participation in PyeongChang Paralympics
- February 24, 2018

Similar meetings were held in the run up to North Korea agreeing to participate in the Winter Olympics, which wrap up in Pyeongchang this weekend. North Korea on Friday reaffirmed its determination to develop its nuclear and missile capabilities as a means to deter the USA, in parallel with possible rapprochement with South Korea. (more...)
Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty in Mueller investigation Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty in Mueller investigation
- February 24, 2018

Both had already faced the prospect of at least a decade in prison if convicted at trial. In the latest indictment , the feds charge that Manafort and Gates made "tens of millions" of dollars from their work with a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine, and then "engaged in a scheme to hide income from United States authorities". (more...)
Police say no threat after Halifax high school placed on lockdown Police say no threat after Halifax high school placed on lockdown
- February 24, 2018

On Wednesday, police in Springfield, Ore., arrested a 15-year-old student after he sent a Snapchat message that read "I am the shooter!" There is no threat to West Deptford schools, police said. Spreading false information and rumors only slows down the investigation process. Police in Bradford, Pennsylvania responded to another school-related threat this week. (more...)
Ivanka Trump gets a red-carpet welcome to South Korea
- February 24, 2018

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence had hinted at such a plan two weeks ago during a stop in Tokyo that preceded his visit to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Vice President Mike Pence issued an impassioned condemnation of North Korea at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday in response to criticism of his choice to ignore the North Korean Olympic delegation and sit during the country's national anthem. (more...)
Mathias Cormann says sexual harassment allegations against Barnaby Joyce are 'very serious'
- February 24, 2018

He emphasised his differences with Mr Joyce were not a reflection of the partnership between the Nationals and the Liberals. Mr Turnbull, who is visiting the United States, insisted that relations between his party and the Nationals remained strong. (more...)
This Vile Right Wing Attack on Florida Massacre Survivors Is Unbelievably Cruel This Vile Right Wing Attack on Florida Massacre Survivors Is Unbelievably Cruel
- February 24, 2018

The video itself was real ― a reuploaded version of a 2017 news clip by CBS Los Angeles in which one of Hogg's friends gets into a verbal altercation with a lifeguard, which Hogg recorded and uploaded at the time . US Senator Marco Rubio came to the student's defense on Twitter saying: 'Claiming some of the students on TV after Parkland are actors is the work of a disgusting group of idiots with no sense of decency'. (more...)
Ohio Union Leader: SCOTUS Right-To-Work Decision Could Impact Classrooms Ohio Union Leader: SCOTUS Right-To-Work Decision Could Impact Classrooms
- February 24, 2018

Because of the decline in private sector unions, about half of all U.S. union membership is now held by government employees, so a ruling against mandatory union dues could likely spark the end of American unions as we know them. Unions are required to provide those services to all employees in union shops, but Alt said non-mebers don't have a choice in how the unions use that money. (more...)
Shooting victim's father confronts Marco Rubio at CNN event Shooting victim's father confronts Marco Rubio at CNN event
- February 24, 2018

President Donald Trump said this week he would support similar restrictions. On Wednesday, February 21, CNN broadcast a live town hall discussion, during which survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting took politicians and the National Rifle Association to task about gun control . (more...)
State Senate rejects plan to expand Medicaid State Senate rejects plan to expand Medicaid
- February 24, 2018

Republican Corey Stewart, a GOP U.S. Senate hopeful, held a news conference where he repeatedly insulted Republicans who support expansion, including with innuendo like describing them as "flaccid". "We must be good stewards of every penny we ask taxpayers to send to Richmond and not look to the questionable promise of uncertain taxpayer dollars from Washington, D.C". (more...)
Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies from injuries Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies from injuries
- February 24, 2018

The couple's friends, Becky Dobson, 27, her boyfriend Stuart Hill, 30, and his brother Jason Hill , 32, died when the Airbus EC130 B4 crashed shortly before sunset on February 10. The National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report doesn't say what caused the February 10 crash, but aviation expert Jerry Kidrick said the report's description of the helicopter's movements as recounted by witnesses indicates its tail rotor wasn't working properly to keep the helicopter from spinning. (more...)
Two young brothers die after hit-and-run in Coventry Two young brothers die after hit-and-run in Coventry
- February 24, 2018

The younger boy, two, was in a push-along vehicle and his brother was holding his mother's hand when they were hit by a black Ford Focus on a residential road in Coventry yesterday afternoon. "Our thoughts and honest condolences are with the family of the two boys". It quickly became apparent they had both suffered life-threatening injuries in the incident and, following emergency trauma care at the scene by our staff, they were both quickly transported to hospital on blue lights. (more...)
Syria: UN scrambles to vote on Ghouta ceasefire resolution Syria: UN scrambles to vote on Ghouta ceasefire resolution
- February 24, 2018

At the White House, US President Donald Trump blamed Russia , Iran and the Syrian government for the recent violence in Syria , calling it a "humanitarian disgrace". European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini also called for an immediate ceasefire in Syria . Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia called a 30-day ceasefire unrealistic and said it could not be enforced. (more...)
European Union stands in solidarity with Cyprus in Turkey exploration standoff European Union stands in solidarity with Cyprus in Turkey exploration standoff
- February 24, 2018

Lakkotrypis called the incident a setback, but said Turkey won't stop Cyprus' offshore gas search. "The drillship was halted by five Turkish warships and after threats of violence launched (by the Turkish side) and the threat of a collision with the drillship. (more...)

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