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Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus

Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, based in the United Kingdom, said that seven YPG fighters and two civilians were killed overnight. It followed one of Eastern Ghouta's bloodiest days yet, with 80 civilians killed and more than 200 wounded Tuesday. [Full Article...]

NBC5 Forecast: Warmer Today, then Cold for the Weekend

NBC5 Forecast: Warmer Today, then Cold for the Weekend Confidence in the amount of precipitation is "somewhat low", the meteorologist added. From 2 a.m.to 9 a.m. looks to be the biggest window for freezing drizzle across central Indiana. West wind 11 to 13 miles per hour. Monday: Sunny with a high near 47. A Winter Weather Advisory is also in effect for Northern Oneida County until 5pm Saturday . [Full Article...]

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say 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 . Kim Jong Un wanted to meet Moon "at an early date", a spokesman for the Blue House said. Even Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , who has shared the American skepticism of warming inter-Korean relations, greeted Kim Yong Nam. North and South Koreans marching together ... [Full Article...]

Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress

Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress Patel stressed the need for the likes of the Congress and Trinamul to come together for defeating "forces trying to break" the country. The Patidar agitation leader also took to Twitter and tweeted, "I will definitely come here to campaign during the Lok Sabha elections in 2019". [Full Article...]

Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report — APNewsBreak

Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report — APNewsBreak He didn't provide evidence beyond the story from Republican state Sen. Vickers said he called another lawmaker to his room and she left by the time his colleague arrived. In the aftermath of claims that a former state lawmaker paid a prostitute for sex, the Utah House of Representatives said it may ask him to repay a reimbursement for a couple of nights in a hotel. [Full Article...]

Trump signs United States spending bill ending government shutdown

Trump signs United States spending bill ending government shutdown He said their actions amounted to rank hypocrisy. The stopgap funding and budget measure, approved by a 240-186 House vote, will go next to President Donald Trump . According to The Washington Post , that figure is USA $500,000 million. Mr. Trump was making the case on Twitter Friday for electing more Republicans to Congress after signing the $400 billion spending plan. [Full Article...]

Syria says Israeli war planes target a position near Damascus

Syria says Israeli war planes target a position near Damascus Activists have said at least 211 were killed since Monday in eastern Ghouta . Sweden and Kuwait called for Thursday's closed-door briefing to get an update from humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock on what Sweden's UN Ambassador Olof Skoog called the "dramatic" humanitarian situation which is "deteriorating in many, many areas". [Full Article...]

US Congress ends brief govt shutdown

US Congress ends brief govt shutdown Many Republicans, like Paul, were angry over the increase in spending. Trump defended the deal, but said it contained "much waste in order to get Dem votes". The Office of Management and Budget has officially ordered the US government closed. CNN is reporting that if the shutdown is not averted, government agencies will still be able to call their employees in for a half day's work to m... [Full Article...]

Second White House aide resigns over domestic violence allegations

Porter resigned Wednesday after the reports became public, but White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE and other officials praised and defended him. The FBI had this information has they conducted the background search on Sorensen, according to his ex-wife Jessica Corbett , who says she spoke with the FBI about Sorensen's violence last fall. [Full Article...]

Rep. Meadows: Immigration Bill Won't Come on Pelosi's Terms

Rep. Meadows: Immigration Bill Won't Come on Pelosi's Terms It was that promise that put in motion the deal that eventually severed DACA from other negotiations but also offers a rare opportunity for lawmakers to compete on a neutral playing field for bipartisan support. The speaker is committed to that, and certainly, we have to get that done. "I don't agree", Rubio said. "This notion that the House is going to listen to what a senator tells them to do is... [Full Article...]

North Indians making Goa another Haryana, says minister

North Indians making Goa another Haryana, says minister He said while Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was trying to push tourists coming to Goa, it was hard for the state to control "irresponsible tourists". "Your Chief Minister (Manohar Parrikar) is pushing to increase tourists coming into Goa. So there is a general feeling among the people of Goa, that we need to re-orient our tourism to what it was before", he said. [Full Article...]

Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges

Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges The shutdown, which started at midnight, was the second this year under the Republican-controlled Congress . The deal raises spending caps on discretionary spending by almost $300 billion over two years. While Senate leaders plan to hold a debate for DACA on the floor beginning next week, there is a question of what this actually means for the future of the DACA program, and what thi... [Full Article...]

Pelosi's all-day marathon speech sets record

Pelosi's all-day marathon speech sets record Terry McAuliffe and former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. Pelosi's marathon Senate-filibuster-style speech was a protest against the fact that negotiations over the future of the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program have stalled. [Full Article...]

Mini-casino headed for Lawrence County

Mini-casino headed for Lawrence County Instead, Mount Airy's plan is to build one in New Castle in Lawrence County, near the Pennsylvania/Ohio state line. That winning bid isn't to build a casino here in our area. According to the State Gaming Commission, a mini-casino can have 300 to 750 slot machines and up to forty table games. Last year, Governor Tom Wolf approved a massive expansion of casino gambling, which includes auctionin... [Full Article...]

Duterte wants OFWs out of Kuwait in 72 hours

Duterte wants OFWs out of Kuwait in 72 hours Duterte, who just weeks ago had asked Kuwaitis to treat Filipino workers with "dignity", decried Demafelis' fate, along with that of other Filipino workers mistreated overseas. Son of a b****, I can not stomach this. "Every unlawful physical injury that is inflicted on an OFW is an injury [that] I personally bear as the head of this Republic", he said. [Full Article...]

Endangered butterfly could be threatened by Trump's wall, environmentalists say

Endangered butterfly could be threatened by Trump's wall, environmentalists say Curiel became famous in 2016 when the judge was publicly criticized repeatedly over a period of months by then-presidential candidate Donald Trump for his handling of the Trump University lawsuit. On Friday, Michael Cayaban, California deputy attorney general, characterized the administration's position as "waiving any law, anywhere along the border without limitation" and called it "a case of e... [Full Article...]

House Passes Budget Deal to Raise Spending and Reopen Government

House Passes Budget Deal to Raise Spending and Reopen Government Congressional Democrats are hoping to renew protections for almost 800,000 immigrants who came to the United States as children illegally. That won over many Republicans, but some were furious over the $131bn extra made available for non-military spending, including health and infrastructure. [Full Article...]

Trump Blocks Release of Democrats' Intelligence Memo

WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump will not declassify a memo compiled by Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee until it is revised to mitigate sensitive information, the White House said Friday night. Congressman Adam Schiff wrote that Democratic memo. Before the intelligence committee voted to release the Democrats' memo, Rep. Earlier this week, White House offici... [Full Article...]

Lovebug Starski, Hip-Hop Pioneer, Dead at 57

Lovebug Starski, Hip-Hop Pioneer, Dead at 57 Starski was a DJ and rapper who was at the forefront of the birth of hip hop in the 70s. Following the news of his death , other hip-hop greats remembered his contributions and mourned his passing. The hip-hop world is in mourning, and full of new tributes to Starski. " Lovebug Starski was A DJ, MC and innovator", Chuck D told HipHopDX . [Full Article...]

B-52 drops record number of smart bombs on Taliban

B-52 drops record number of smart bombs on Taliban Arkady Dubnov, a Moscow-based expert on Central Asian militants, has told The Associated Press that the son of Tahir Yuldashev, the powerful Uzbek leader of the outlawed Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan who was killed in a USA missile strike in Pakistan in 2009, was leading efforts to help expand IS influence in Afghanistan , particularly in the north of the country. [Full Article...]


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