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Ivanka Trump says visit to Korea is to reaffirm 'commitment' to ally Ivanka Trump says visit to Korea is to reaffirm 'commitment' to ally
- February 24, 2018

Although the White House says the president's adviser is here to represent the United States and cheer on the American team, local media are drawing comparisons between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's decision to send his sister to the opening, and President Trump's decision to send his daughter to the closing. (more...)
Marjory Stoneman Douglas to reopen for students on Wednesday Marjory Stoneman Douglas to reopen for students on Wednesday
- February 24, 2018

In Norfolk, Virginia, detectives detained a 14-year-old student Monday over threats to harm classmates if they attended school the next day. We found out the shooter was in the freshman building, 50 feet away from our classroom. McKeone said about 20 to 25 officers were on the first, second and third floors of the school when they thought the shooter was still inside. At some point, there was a miscommunication and officers believed they were watching real-time footage, he said. (more...)
Walk to honour Tina Fontaine taking place Friday morning Walk to honour Tina Fontaine taking place Friday morning
- February 24, 2018

Cormier was recorded telling multiple people he was attracted to Tina and had sex with her. Cormier also said he would bet that Tina was killed because "I found out she was 15 years old". "This is 2018. Canada, you've got to wake up". One witness, Ernest DeWolfe, testified that Cormier told him he had sex with Tina. "The defence is saying you should say no to both". (more...)
Amber alert issued for missing 8-year old in Cape Coral Amber alert issued for missing 8-year old in Cape Coral
- February 24, 2018

All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Florida Missing Child Alert for Juliet Odierna has been canceled. Theodore faces charges of interference with custody, a third-degree felony, police said. Juliet was last seen wearing a light blue shirt with white horizontal stripes, tan shorts, brown sandals and a white hat. (more...)
Ex-Trump campaign advisor admits charges in Russian Federation probe Ex-Trump campaign advisor admits charges in Russian Federation probe
- February 24, 2018

Mr. Manafort and a longtime business associate, Richard Gates , were indicted in late October by the special counsel's office on charges of conspiring against the US, money laundering , failing to file reports on foreign bank and financial accounts, and making false statements connected to their work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. (more...)
WEATHER WARNING: Bitterly cold Russian air to blast NI WEATHER WARNING: Bitterly cold Russian air to blast NI
- February 24, 2018

Sky News weather presenter Joanna Robinson warned that while spring should be approaching, winter was "far from over" for the UK. Bitterly cold conditions are set to invade the United Kingdom from Siberia during the latter part of the weekend and early next week. (more...)
School shooting victims plead with Trump for action School shooting victims plead with Trump for action
- February 24, 2018

Students, teachers and lawmakers have urged Trump and other Republican lawmakers to take action on guns in the wake of the Parkland shooting. "While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being considered, the President is supportive of efforts to improve the Federal background check system". (more...)
Trump on Twitter (Feb 20) - Obama administration, America's elections, taxes Trump on Twitter (Feb 20) - Obama administration, America's elections, taxes
- February 24, 2018

Trump's tweet also repeats his recent assertions that President Barack Obama did little or nothing to respond to Russia's subversive activities. The U.S. It's clear now that Donald Trump is behaving like a man deeply insecure about his presidency, for all his transparent braggadocio. But in our resistance to this attack on our democracy, we should beware of actions that do more to further hostile objectives than to thwart them. (more...)
Some rhetoric surrounding gun control misguided Some rhetoric surrounding gun control misguided
- February 24, 2018

In fact, our current president is fighting hard to repeal the few laws we have. The Point: Fear is a powerful political motivator. They are demanding something the Legislature has not been willing to give - restrictions on weapons like the one used in the slaughter. (more...)
Trump's campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty
- February 24, 2018

The guilty plea would indicate Gates' cooperation the investigation, which is probing the extent of Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Manafort insists on his innocence. Mueller's prosecutors. Gates also worked briefly with the outside political groups supporting Trump's agenda, America First Policies and America First Action, but was pushed out of that job a year ago. (more...)
Centre meet on Lokpal panel on March 1 Centre meet on Lokpal panel on March 1
- February 24, 2018

Extending this to the appointment of an eminent jurist by the selection panel, the court said: "If, at present, the LOP is not available, surely, the Chairperson and the other two Members of the Selection Committee, namely, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and the Chief Justice of India or his nominee may proceed to appoint an eminent jurist as a Member of the Selection Committee under Section 4 (1)(e) of the Act". (more...)
Man held for 'forcibly kissing' woman at Turbhe platform Man held for 'forcibly kissing' woman at Turbhe platform
- February 24, 2018

Two alert RPF constables while monitoring on CCTV surveillance system saw a man stalking a woman on Turbhe platform and "forcibly kissing" her, immediately rushed to the spot and nabbed the accused molester. 43-year-old Naresh Kurnashankar Joshi, a resident of Ghansoli on questioning, admitted his crime. "We have registered a case under IPC section 354 (A) (sexual harassment) and are investigating the matter", Krishna Kadam, inspector at Vashi was quoted as saying by Mumbai Mirror. (more...)
Father, son among four onboard missing aircraft Father, son among four onboard missing aircraft
- February 24, 2018

Four people are dead after a missing plane from Alberta vanished in the USA and was later found with no survivors. He says the aircraft left the regional airport there on Thursday morning for Albuquerque, but did not arrive at its destination. (more...)
Nashville Announces Series Finale Date, Midseason Return Nashville Announces Series Finale Date, Midseason Return
- February 24, 2018

It's the beginning of the end, #Nashies. Down the stretch, the series will feature two new recurring roles with the additions of Ronny Cox and Mia Maestro . It's been a journey for both the cast and fans of Nashville as they've watched the show succeed during its premiere seasons on ABC to getting cut from the network's lineup in a surprise cancellation. (more...)
Hundreds flee their homes after Pak shelling along LoC Hundreds flee their homes after Pak shelling along LoC
- February 24, 2018

Hundreds fled their homes after Pakistan shelled civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector, even as the Indian Army foiled a Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) strike in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district for the second time in two days. (more...)
Venezuela Raises $735 Million On Commodity-Backed Cryptocurrency Venezuela Raises $735 Million On Commodity-Backed Cryptocurrency
- February 24, 2018

Only this Thursday accessed the webpage www.elpetro.gob.ve over 950 thousand persons interested in technical information regarding the virtual currency of Venezuela, asserted Maduro as describing the birth of Petro as a positive event in the monetary, political and economic fields. (more...)
Scattered showers today; heavy rain Sunday - FIRST ALERT FORECAST Scattered showers today; heavy rain Sunday - FIRST ALERT FORECAST
- February 24, 2018

Highs will top out in the upper 30s and low 40s for Saturday , a touch cooler than our highs from Friday . The better chance of a severe storm will be north of I-20, and those south should generally be out of the clear from severe weather. (more...)
Suspect in Filipina's Kuwait freezer death arrested Suspect in Filipina's Kuwait freezer death arrested
- February 24, 2018

Cayetano said in a statement, adding that he expects Kuwait will seek Assaf's extradition. The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait reported the arrest of Assaf to Manila the same day the chief executive visited the wake of Demefelis and assured her family that the goverment will seek justice for her and other OFWs abused by their employers overseas. (more...)
Defying NRA, Trump wants assault rifle age limit at 21 Defying NRA, Trump wants assault rifle age limit at 21
- February 24, 2018

Conservatives, however, believe more gun laws will do little to deter killers. "Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA ", the bank said in a statement posted on Twitter. "As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card ", spokesperson Kevin Langin said in a statement Thursday. (more...)
Rajya Sabha elections on March 23 Rajya Sabha elections on March 23
- February 24, 2018

The members whose terms are ending, include Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dharmendra Pradhan, JP Nadda, Thaawarchand Gehlot and Ramdas Athawale. Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand will see a contest for one seat each. As per report, at least 10 members have to be elected from Uttar Pradesh however 3 members from Odisha to be elected for the Upper House. (more...)
Campbell Soup Co (CPB) Holder Brandywine Trust Company Has Cut Its Position
- February 24, 2018

The company's market cap is $13.32 Billion, and the average volume is $2.86 Million. Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 16th. Larrimore sold 2,242 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 27th. Wall Street is only getting more bearish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover CPB having a buy-equivalent rating. (more...)
Trump adminstration tightens H1-B visa rules for third-party worksites Trump adminstration tightens H1-B visa rules for third-party worksites
- February 24, 2018

In the past, agents did not have to review third-party contracts and documents. The policy came a week before the H1B visa approval year begins on 2 April and the policy demands particular notice from the third parties who are employing the employees for a specific and non-speculative work permit for a particular period of time. (more...)
Moon likely to meet N. Korean delegation to Olympics
- February 24, 2018

Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , led a three-day visit to the opening of the Olympics and the North Korean leader later said he wanted to boost a "warm climate of reconciliation and dialog". President Donald Trump , arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Games' opening ceremony saw US Vice President Mike Pence and the North Korean representatives seated in the same box, but they did not interact. (more...)
CNN Confronts NRA For Saying Media 'Loves' Shootings: 'How Dare You?' CNN Confronts NRA For Saying Media 'Loves' Shootings: 'How Dare You?'
- February 24, 2018

According to studies from the American Journal of Public Health , American Journal of Medicine , the Federal Bureau of Investigation and more, as compiled by the Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund , 50 American women are shot to death by intimate partners each month on average, and 4.5 million American women alive today have been threatened with a gun by an intimate partner, with near 1 million women having been shot or shot at by an intimate partner. (more...)
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...)

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