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New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

The charges to which Gates is pleading guilty don't involve any conduct connected to the Trump campaign. Manafort is charged with laundering and concealing $30 million that was obtained from offshore accounts, while Gates is charged with receiving and concealing $3 million from offshore accounts. Read More »

Alberta plane reported missing on flight out of Colorado

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On Thursday morning, the plane took off again en route to Albuquerque. "I started calling around to different airports down there, trying to figure out where they might be", he said. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that the aircraft was missing and issued an alert. Ron McKenzie, 66, was also on board the plane that failed to land in New Mexico after taking off from Colorado. Read More »

19-year-old killed in unprovoked Indian firing across LoC

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Inzamam, son of Mohammad Amin, was resident of village Tetrinote. Srinagar , Feb 23:Army on Friday claimed to have foiled a Border Action Team attempt to strike on its posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Read More »

Winter weather expected to continue into Friday

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Wind will come from the southeast at 20 km/h, becoming southwest 20 in the afternoon. Thursday: Cloudy with a 30% chance of light snow or flurries in the afternoon south of Wausau. Saturday , mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Showers with a few embedded thunderstorms will continue for the rest of the day on Thursday with the rain shifting east late in the evening around 9pm. Read More »

Britain eyes longer Brexit transition

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Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes said the Government is committed to bringing net migration down to the tens of thousands. Some EU officials have also held up a potential delay in issuing the guidelines as a means of pressuring Britain to more quickly finalise talks on a withdrawal treaty and a transition period that is to follow Britain's exit. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives for closing ceremony

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But while the games appear to have paved a way for possible rapprochement between the two Koreas, U.S. and North Korean officials have yet to make direct contact. Conservatives are unnerved, with editorials in South Korea's right-wing media regularly arguing against conceding too much to Pyongyang in any discussions. Read More »

Secretary of State Finds No Connection to Russian Indictment

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About eight hours later, Goldman tweeted , without getting permission from Facebook, "Very excited to see the Mueller indictment today". If these Russians were colluding with the Trump campaign, there would be no reason to hide their true identities from multiple campaign officials. Read More »

Lorde & Jack Antonoff Got Cozy, But She Says They're Not Dating

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During an Instagram live chat, the usually gossip-averse New Zealander was asked by a fan about the recent speculation over her relationship with the Bleachers frontman , to which she responded, "Guys, no!" But then the 21- and 33-year-olds were seen looking quite cozy in the " Green Light " singer's hometown of Auckland, New Zealand, recently and the rumors started swirling yet again. Read More »

Trump Administration Announces 'Largest Ever' Sanctions on North Korea

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He did not elaborate. And if we can't, something will have to happen. The administration is accusing the entities of transferring coal or oil either directly to North Korea or to other ships with the intent of getting the supplies into North Korea as a final destination, in violation of a United Nations Security Council Resolution. Read More »

American curlers go from 'Team of Rejects' to Olympic medals

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The semifinal matches took place on Thursday morning between the United States and Canada on one side and Sweden and Switzerland, the victor of the tie-breaker, on the other. "It's hugely disappointing" to be playing for bronze, the Canadian skip added. Switzerland will now play Canada in the bronze medal game early Friday morning at 1:35 a.m. Read More »

Trump Allies Urge Him to Stop Proposing Gun Control Measures

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Trump, during a roundtable discussion on school shootings with state and local officials at the White House , said he had spoken to officials from the NRA , calling them "good people" and "patriots" who are "ready to do things". The meetings come in the wake of the Parkland , FL school shooting last week. He suggested that teachers and school staff must be armed with guns so as to quickly end attacks if any, in the coming future. Read More »

Donald Trump endorses stricter gun controls as NRA urges armed school guards

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Trump spoke as he opened a school-safety discussion with state and local officials at the White House in response to the fatal shooting of 17 people at a Florida high school last week . 'Raise age to 21 and end sale of Bump Stocks! Earlier this morning he appeared to both deny and double-down on that plan in the same tweet , writing: 'I never said "give teachers guns" like was stated on Fake News @ CNN & @ NBC . Read More »

Silver Schools responds to local, national threats

After an investigation, police deemed the threat was not credible and that the school and students were not at risk. The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office advised late Wednesday night that a viral post on social media, warning of a school shooting Thursday at "SHS", is a hoax originating in OH and is not a credible threat to area schools. Read More »

Trump Declares New Shipping Sanctions On North Korea

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The United States is due to announce its largest package of sanctions yet against North Korea to further pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile program, as South Korea readies itself for more talks with North Korea's officials. dialogue, the ministry said. At the conference, Guterres praised the Security Council for succeeding in putting "through sanctions a very meaningful pressure over North Korea", adding: "The pressure in my opinion is absolutely essential to be maintained". Read More »

European Union stands in solidarity with Cyprus in Turkey exploration standoff

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Greek Cypriot administration deputy spokesperson Victoras Papadopoulos told Cyprus News Agency on Friday that the drilling ship had to return after getting blocked by Turkish warships in the area. The ship was blocked by the Turkish navy before reaching the area. "We understand that ENI chose to postpone its planned drilling in Cyprus exclusive economic zone", government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides told Cypriot state television in an interview from Brussels. Read More »

Tim McGraw 'Deeply Moved' By Stoneman Douglas Student Gun Control Activists

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Officer Scot Peterson resigned after he was suspended without pay. Students around the country are turning last week's heartbreaking school shooting in Parkland, Florida, into an inspiring and exemplary push for legislative change. Trump himself suggested the career law enforcement officer was a "coward", who perhaps "didn't have the courage" and ultimately "did a poor job". Read More »

German shepherd beaten, shot while protecting teen during home invasion

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My dog cries after each shot. A GoFundMe page titled "Help Save Rex The Heroe (sic) Dog" has received more than $24,000 in donations , more than double the original goal of $10,000. For Mercado, the relief that his dog even survived was followed by the reality that his family does not have the money to pay for Rex's medical bills. Read More »

Major flood stage forecast for Ohio River

On Wednesday, the water was about three to four metres deep. Crews have roped off sections of the city near the river. The search for the boy was suspended on Wednesday evening but resumed this morning. An estimated 4,900 people in 2,200 homes were affected by the evacuation order. Kevin Jeffreys was one of them. Moreover, light to moderate flooding is expected to continue over Ohio. Read More »

Trump On Kushner's Clearance: Jared's 'Outstanding,' But It's Up To John Kelly

Among those White House members working under an interim clearance is Kushner, who has reportedly pushed back against the new rules. A DOJ spokesperson gave a statement to WaPo saying, "The Deputy Attorney General has not referenced to the White House any specific concerns relating to this individual's security clearance process". Read More »

Manafort, Gates face added charges

Rick Gates , a former campaign aide to President Donald Trump , admitted he lied to investigators in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe about a meeting that took place on March 19, 2013, with lobbyist Paul Manafort and Rep. Read More »

South Korean MPs demand execution of North's Olympic delegate

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Rajaratnam School of International Studies, told CNN. Her arrival came two weeks after the surprise visit by Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, created something of a sensation in South Korea, overshadowing Vice President Mike Pence's trip to the Olympics at the same time. Read More »

YouTube removes Florida shooting conspiracy clip after it becomes top trending video

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Some of President Donald Trump's most fervent supporters have started going after a survivor of last week's shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida , who has since made a series of appearances on TV-news outlets. Another video is titled "BREAKING Disclosure!" The conspiracies center on baseless claims that Hogg is an actor who is working in cahoots with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where his father is a retired agent. Read More »

Supreme Court decision could limit workers' rights

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Although organized labor's portion of the private-sector workforce has plummeted from around 35 percent in 1953 to 6.5 percent today, it now organizes about one-third of local, state and national government workers. In short, they say, dues mean guilt by association. For Philly teachers, Beese Bentum says the loss of even those fair-share fees would impact the PFT's already storm-battered bargaining position. Read More »

Florida High-School Shooting Survivors Confront Marco Rubio

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And Republican leaders in Florida indicated they'd be open to some changes after students rallied at the state Capitol. "Just showing up isn't that impressive; he works for those people", Colbert said of the event, attended by about 7K people, including survivors and parents of victims of last week's mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Read More »

Double bombing rocks Somalia's Mogadishu

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The Aamin Ambulance service, which confirmed the death toll, transported victims to the hospital. Shooting broke out near the president's residence at the time of the explosions, police and ambulance services said. The first blast occurred near Somalia's intelligence headquarters, according to security chiefs. Two vehicle bomb blasts in Somalia's capital killed at least 18 people on Friday and shattered a months-long period of calm in Mogadishu, which is often the target of attacks by the ... Read More »

Bombs fall on Syria as United Nations weighs ceasefire

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More than 400 civilians have been killed in a five-day assault by Syrian government and Russian forces on a rebel-held enclave that had previous year been designated as a "de-escalation zone", reports said. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has called on Russian Federation to intercede in the region to help foster peace and has frequently condemned the Kremlin and Syrian government for its abuses against Syrian citizens. Read More »

Teacher Walk-Out Will Continue Monday, Leaders Say

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This comes after the 2 percent raise next year for teachers throughout the state. The thousands protesting say that the raise is not enough and that teachers deserve more. With schools closing and superintendents supporting teachers, it is considered a "planned work stoppage" instead of a strike. "We've done as much, fiscally, as we can in this budget right now", said Nelson, a Republican, told the broadcaster. Read More »

Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Not Recognized in Iran: Central Bank

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It is the first decentralized digital currency . 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. Read More »

Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures

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During the listening session , President Trump appeared to listen to what people had to say. "Am I supposed to strap it (the gun) to my leg or put it in my desk?" "We protect airports. They'd go for special training, and they would be there, and you would no longer have a gun-free zone. The White House meeting was attended by students, their parents and also the parents of victims of other U.S. Read More »

Cougar spotted on Brookfield porch, wandering southeastern Wisconsin

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In a video from Dan and Bridget Guerndt, a cougar is shown making its way onto a residential porch in Brookfield and even propping itself up to look inside. The sighting marked the second time in less than two weeks that a cougar was spotted in the metropolitan Milwaukee region, according to the newspaper. Read More »