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Near record-warmth followed by cold and potential snow in MA

Near record-warmth followed by cold and potential snow in MA The temperatures are warming up this week. Although the spring temperatures won't be around for the end of the week, highs will remain above normal. On Wednesday , the forecast calls for highs of 73 in Newark, 64 in Atlantic City and 74 in Trenton. The mercury could be back into the 40s by noon and 30s by 6 p.m. [Full Article...]

Delek Announces $15B Export Deal With Egypt

Delek Announces $15B Export Deal With Egypt Gabriel Mitchell, the associate director of the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, said that for Israel the gas deal carries more economic than strategic signficance, specially for the Delek Drilling and Noble Drilling. The companies did not give a date for when supplies to Egypt were expected to start. Another option is to transport the gas to Egypt by connecting the Israeli... [Full Article...]

Significant rainfall expected in York Region on Family Day

Significant rainfall expected in York Region on Family Day The rain combined with rapidly melting snow may result in ponding. Occassional rainfall, coupled with mild spring-like temperatures, is expected again on Tuesday. The TRCA says the Old Mill bridge crossing the Humber River and the lower portion of the Don River could be susceptible to ice jams caused by the rain and mild conditions, though other areas could see flooding as well. [Full Article...]

'It's guns like this that takes away lives'

'It's guns like this that takes away lives' A Second Amendment supporter went viral after sharing a video of himself destroying his AR-15 rifle on Facebook. Social media users have praised his anti-gun stance and urged others to follow Pappalardo's lead by destroying weapons of their own. [Full Article...]

Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio

Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio The student was rushed to the hospital, but his condition is unknown at this time. Parents were waiting anxiously outside the school for their children to be evacuated. There are approximately 1,400 students in the school, the largest middle school in Stark County, according to the Repository. Parents in the area were already on edge this week following the horrific mass shooting at a Florida ... [Full Article...]

School Recommended Threat Assessment On Nikolas Cruz Around A Year Ago

School Recommended Threat Assessment On Nikolas Cruz Around A Year Ago The FBI determined "protocols were not followed" when a tip was phoned into the FBI's public access line, but was never forwarded to the FBI's Miami field office and received no further investigation. "The fact that the FBI is investigating this failure is not enough". "We have spoken with victims and families, and deeply regret the additional pain this causes all those affected by this horr... [Full Article...]

Maldives emergency setback to India

Maldives emergency setback to India The Supreme Court decision reverses its original order to reinstate the MPs, who had defected from the ruling party. India on Tuesday voiced its expectation that the state of Emergency declared by Maldives on February 5 will end today and not be extended. [Full Article...]

Iceland seeks to ban male circumcision amidst uproar

Iceland seeks to ban male circumcision amidst uproar The draft law in its effect would impose prison term that could gp up to a six-years on anyone guilty of removing part or all of the child's sexual organs. "I see it as a child protection matter ", Gunnarsdóttir told Euronews. "We're talking about children's rights, not about freedom of belief". The bill says people who want to be circumcised for religious or cultural reasons can do so once t... [Full Article...]

Shooting suspect fled school with students; was arrested at McDonalds

Shooting suspect fled school with students; was arrested at McDonalds The Sneads said that Cruz seemed depressed, but they did not sense, as others have said, that Cruz was someone likely to be a school shooter. Nikolas Jacob Cruz, 19, arrived on campus at 2:19 p.m. Mr Trump has previously boasted of the support her receives from the powerful pro-gun National Rifle Association, which spent $30m to support his election campaign in 2016. [Full Article...]

Severe weather watch as Cyclone Gita heads to NZ

Severe weather watch as Cyclone Gita heads to NZ Power to tens of thousands of people was cut as several areas declared a state of emergency and closed roads because of land slips, flooding and fallen trees. Air New Zealand grounded all flights from Wellington from 2.45pm (0145 GMT) as weather authorities issued warnings of severe weather and heavy rain and gusts of up to 93 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

We will not undercut European Union after Brexit, Davis insists

We will not undercut European Union after Brexit, Davis insists Davis described Britain's plan as its blueprint for life outside of the European Union, saying it is a race to the top in global standards. The Brexit Secretary was asked about reports of a "secret plan" to withhold the payment agreed in December and said the issue was "bound up into one" with talks on the UK's future relationship. [Full Article...]

Flooding possible as heavy rain moves through Chicago

Flooding possible as heavy rain moves through Chicago This band of heavy rain will continue to drift to the southeast Tuesday night and Wednesday . Rain totals of 2-4 inches are possible with isolated higher amounts. Storms that do develop are expected to be accompanied by risky lightning, according to the weather service. There could be some rain in the morning, then it will clear out as a cold front moves in. [Full Article...]

Two lynched for raping minor in Arunachal

Two lynched for raping minor in Arunachal This incident bears resemblance to a similar case that took place in Nagaland's Dimapur town in March 2015. Police were quick to make arrests, taking into custody two tea garden workers from Assam- main accused of rape Sanjay Sobor and Jagdish Lohar who reportedly abetted in the crimes. [Full Article...]

Calif. Assemblywoman Behind "Me Too" Movement is Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Harassment

Calif. Assemblywoman Behind The allegations against Garcia come as she is playing a more prominent role in the #MeToo movement. "It was definitely uncomfortable", Kernick told Politico , and the people in the room ignored it. Gilleon said his clients made a decision to come forward after Fierro went public with his allegations. Following the outrage after a judge handed down a six-month prison sentence to a college ... [Full Article...]

Venezuela to sidestep U.S. sanctions with cryptocurrency launch

Venezuela to sidestep U.S. sanctions with cryptocurrency launch Sanctions by the USA have banned financial institutions lending to the South American country and have made debt refinancing nearly impossible as the country approaches bankruptcy. The Venezuelan minister of foreign trade, Jose Vielma Mora, announced that Venezuela would pay for imports from Brazil using the petro cryptocurrency . [Full Article...]

Mueller charges lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan in United States election investigation

Mueller charges lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan in United States election investigation The document submitted by Mueller is an "Information" document prepared for the Court in advance of a likely guilty plea from Van der Zwaan. Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged along with Gates. On Friday, Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals with interfering in the US election process. Gates pleaded not guilty on October 30 alongside Manafort. [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor

Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor And it appears the role could prime Mrs Kramp-Karrenbauer for the chancellorship - Mrs Merkel was once general secretary of the CDU. Speaking alongside Kramp-Karrenbauer at the party's headquarters in Berlin , Merkel said the 55-year-old Catholic would bring a lot of experience and credibility to the role at a time when the Christian Democrats are under pressure to define their political positi... [Full Article...]

'Black Panther' puts its claws into the box office

'Black Panther' puts its claws into the box office We're already planning to see the movie again as soon as possible. Black Panther now has an 86.02 ComicBook.com Composite Score, which is the sixth-highest ComicBook.com Composite Score for a comic book movie. Those numbers make Panther the second-highest MCU film three-day opening weekend easily, topping Avengers: Age of Ultron's $191.3 million and not too shy of the first Aveng... [Full Article...]

Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane

Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane Aseman Airlines spokesman Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai said on state television that there were 59 passengers aboard of the Flight No. EP3704. Decades of worldwide sanctions have left Iran with an ageing fleet of passenger planes which it has struggled to maintain and modernise. [Full Article...]

North Korea prepared for both "dialogue and war": state media

North Korea prepared for both The annual exercises, regularly denounced by the North as war preparations, have already been delayed until after the March 18 closing of the Winter Paralympics. Tillerson said the threat posed to the United States by the North Korean regime is "not acceptable". Another expert, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) director of Security and International Studies Programm... [Full Article...]


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