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Weathercast: Cooler temps all week, chance of snow Wednesday

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Starting at 8 p.m. on Tuesday , PennDOT began enforcing travel restrictions for certain large and commercial vehicles on interstates across the Commonwealth. Could see a flurry or snow shower as well. Saturday may start on the sunny side but should see increasing clouds as highs stall in the 40s again. Wilson can expect below-average temperatures all week due to a one-two punch of low-pressure systems, Albert Thomas Jr. Read More »

Lingayat Separate Religion: Veerashaiva leader Shamanur Shivashankarappa objects

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Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats, who worship Hindu deity Shiva as their universal god, are the largest community (17 per cent) in the state, whose votes could influence the outcome of the state assembly election in April-May. Sources close to Mr. Yeddyurappa said the party is in the process of getting inputs from different cross-sections of the Lingayat/Veerashaiva community and is eliciting their views on the religion status issue. Read More »

Hamas reopens telecom firm in Gaza after bomb row

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Friedman, a strong supporter of Israel's settler movement, was an early and enthusiastic advocate of US President Donald Trump's December 6 decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to move the US embassy there. Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas is planning to approve a series of additional punitive measures against Hamas, which he claims was responsible for last week's attempt on the life of PA cabinet chief Rami Hamdallah. Read More »

Ignoring Problems With Russia, Trump Congratulates Putin On Victory

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Putin secured his re-election over the weekend. The Post , citing an unspecified number of officials familiar with the call, said Trump likewise did not listen to aides who gave him talking points to condemn a nerve agent poisoning in the United Kingdom, which the USA has blamed on Russian Federation. Read More »

Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope: 'I'm hungry to impress for England'

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Only Manchester United's David De Gea, widely regarded as one of the world's best 'keepers, has a better save percentage than Pope's 78 percent this season. "There has got to be one number one". One of England's finest young goalkeepers has completed a full season in the Championship and should have Premier League suitors in January. Read More »

2 teens charged after Albany Park robbery spree

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Two Dothan juveniles were arrested and charged with first-degree robbery Monday afternoon after police responded to a call in the 1300 block of Alexander Drive Monday. The suspect is described as a black male who was wearing a mask, red hoodie, blue jeans and dark colored shoes. Police say the accused have been charged with robbery, using an imitation firearm, possession of stolen property, breach of probation and more. Read More »

Mandatory evacuations issued ahead of heavy rain, winter storm

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As many as 30,000 people have been ordered to leave communities by noon on the south coast of Santa Barbara County, where a January 9 deluge unleashed deadly debris flows into Montecito. The latest models from the National Weather Service show the potential for rainfall of half an inch to three-quarters of an inch per hour, which could trigger debris flow. Read More »

Facebook investigating whether Canadians caught up in data harvesting scheme

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Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is under growing pressure to testify before US Congress. Investors are taking the matter seriously. That could total more than $2 trillion in fines. The decree states Facebook agreed to get user consent for collecting personal data and sharing it with others. "They felt that it was better not to know", Parakilas said about Facebook executives at the time . Read More »

Israel admits striking suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007

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In a statement on Wednesday, the army said Israeli warplanes struck the facility in Deir al-Zour desert on September 5-6 2007. The strike had already been extensively reported on overseas, and discussed by USA officials. Syria has repeatedly denied that the bombed site was a nuclear reactor. Gen. Amikam Norkin said the current turmoil in Syria has further vindicated the strike, particularly since the reactor was in an area later captured by Islamic State militants. Read More »

Inspired by Rahul Gandhi, Goa chief quits for youth

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It has taken years of time, sweat and blood of common people. No single person can take a country forward, he noted. In his third visit to the state after taking over as party chief, the Gandhi scion began the day by meeting block Congress chiefs as well as senior leaders of the state. Read More »

Pennsylvania Supreme Court unveils new districts

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Moreover, the court-drawn map splits just 13 Pennsylvania counties between multiple districts, fewer than half as many as Republicans' 2011 map. Political experts agree that Democrats stand to gain seats in the House under the revised map, especially in the southeastern part of the state where districts previously had strangely-drawn boundaries but now join urban and moderate suburban areas. Read More »

US Senators Warn Of More Russian Hacking Attempts Against Voting Systems

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Because financial need varies from state to state, the committee recommended legislation that would create a grant program through which states could apply for election security funds, including the funding needed to conduct system audits. "Certain issues are non-partisan and this is one of those", said Sen. "Currently we have an election upon us, and the past tells us that the future will probably hold another set of threats if we are not prepared", Senator Kamala Harris said. Read More »

Myanmar President, Suu Kyi's close political ally Htin Kyaw resigns

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After Htin Kyaw became president, Suu Kyi became Myanmar's de facto leader when she was named state councilor, a position created for the country's once-leading voice for democracy since she is constitutionally banned from the presidency. "The next president will be an NLD member or one who suits with NLD policy", Aung Shin said. The President's Office earlier on Wednesday released an official statement of President U Htin Kyaw's resignation, citing health as the reason. Read More »

Trump EO Bars US Purchases of Venezuelan Petro

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Yesterday, President Donald Trump surprised some people by signing an executive order prohibiting transactions within the United States that deal with, "any digital currency, digital coin or digital token" issued by the Venezuelan government after January 9. Read More »

Zimbabwe citizens warned over illegal funds overseas

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Presidential polls are due by the end of August, when Mnangagwa will face his first major test after taking over from long-time strongman Robert Mugabe , who resigned in November after four decades in office. The individuals named, mostly of Chinese origin, externalised about $464m. "Despite concerted efforts by authorities and banks to request these entities and individuals to account for the externalised funds, the entities or individuals failed, ignored or neglected to respond to the ... Read More »

Wreckage of Sullivans' USS Juneau found off Solomon Islands

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With some extra time, Reams said the team made a decision to look for other "wrecks of interest" in the same general area. Allen said the ship, which is named the R/V Petrel , first identified the ship using sonar on March 17, and a day later used an remotely operated underwater vehicle to confirm that the wreckage was the USS Juneau . Read More »

World Bank aims to ensure no surge in climate migration

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Climate change will force more than 140 million people in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America to become internal "climate migrants" within their countries' boundaries by 2050, a new World Bank report said on Monday. Two new studies in Nature Climate Change this week outline how America and Russian Federation will be hit by such effects, for instance. "It's also important to help people make good decisions about whether to stay where they are or move to new locations where ... Read More »

South Shields dad to host Easter Egg hunt with a difference

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A night hunt for 7-12 year olds will begin at 8:15 p.m., so please do not forget to bring a flashlight. The hunt will be divided into age groups so all the children will get plenty of treats. So bring a basket from home to collect eggs in. The cost is $10 per child, cash only. Parents and guardians must register their children ahead of time at the Parks and Recreation Department offices, 687 Front St. Read More »

Labor victorious in Batman by-election

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Kearney was also leading the primary vote with 42.4% to the Greens candidate Alex Bhathal's 40.8%. "Obviously it's not the result all of us would have wanted", Ms Bhathal said. Earlier, the Greens MP Adam Bandt, who worked alongside Bhathal throught the 34-day campaign, said a low voter turnout could have affected the vote. Read More »

Two-Year-Old Girl Tragically Dies After 'Stolen' Car Plunges Into River

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According to WalesOnline , the girl's mother, Kim Rowlands, initially reported her vehicle had been stolen with her daughter inside, sparking a search in the Welsh city on the afternoon of Monday, March 19. "My heart goes out to you and your family, sending all my love". "She always wanted to be called RAR RAR which was our nickname for her. Love her so much". Read More »

Donald Trump praises United States military sales in talks with Saudi crown prince

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Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Chris Murphy introduced the bill to end the American role in the war three weeks ago, and it attracted high-profile co-sponsors like Sens. is providing to the Saudi-led coalition "does not involve any introduction of USA forces for purposes of the War Powers Resolution". Despite widespread concern over civilian casualties, the White House and the Pentagon insist that continued support for the Saudi air war is in USA strategic interests. Read More »

Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel

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Asked if any students would be invited, DeVos said only that she wants to "move quickly without getting bogged down in a lot of bureaucracy". Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming, where a school is surrounded by fencing because grizzly bears are common in the area, DeVos said: "I would imagine that there is probably a gun in the schools to protect from potential grizzlies". Read More »

Woman murders her mother and gouges her eyes out

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Justice Soraya Ryan said Mr Geaney allegedly grabbed the woman's elbow and forced her to the ground when she and her husband found him in their Maryborough home late a year ago. "Its probably easier for her to just get a job at one of these restaurants and make money that way". "Because honestly I felt super scared for a moment". Read More »

US, South Korea announce start date for military exercises

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The United Nations Command of U.S. informed the military of North Korea about the schedule of the drills while saying that it was a part of regular training and not defensive in nature. The "Foal Eagle and Key Resolve" drills would begin on April 1 for four weeks, both countries said in a statement. The exercises are slated to resume April 1, Pentagon officials said in a statement. Read More »

Juventus provide Giorgio Chiellini update

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This will allow Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini to recover fully in time for the Champions League quarter final against Real Madrid . West Ham United defender Angelo Ogbonna had earlier been called up as back-up for Chiellini in the squad that will play friendly matches against Argentina and England. Read More »

A chance of more rain and snow today in Boulder

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Tonight: Mostly cloudy with Isolated snow showers. lows into the upper 20's. Between three-quarters and one inch of rain is possible. Mostly sunny skies are in store for Friday with temperatures warming into the upper 40s. Cool this morning, but overall very pleasant with low humidity and highs in the mid 70s. Monday will be cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Read More »

Ben Carson Blames Purchase of $31000 Office Dining Set on His Wife

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But Carson said a few months later he was told that the dining room needed to be replaced "because people were being stuck by nails, a chair collapsed from somebody sitting in it". Carson and the secretary had no awareness that the table was being purchased", when news of its purchase became public in February, and emails between HUD staffers emerged later that indicated that Carson and his wife had weighed in on the purchase . Read More »

Trump considering to target China in new round of tariffs

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Mexico and Canada are both big importers of US steel as well amid the fluid North America supply chains . "No one will emerge a victor from a trade war", China's premier Li Keqiang said. The coalition includes groups of retailers and makers of everything from toys to wine, while the council represents companies including Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp. Read More »

Egyptian court suspends Uber and Careem licenses

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Since the emergence of Uber and Careem in the last few years, Egypt's regular taxi drivers have argued that their living standard has diminished because of the competition with the ride-hailing services. The San Francisco-based company said previous year it was committed to Egypt despite challenges presented by sweeping economic reforms and record inflation. Read More »

Trump Assails Special Counsel Mueller as Politically Biased in Russia Probe

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We have a system based upon rule of law in this country. Mr Mueller is investigating whether Mr Trump's actions, including Mr Comey's ouster, constitute obstruction of justice. Mr Trump accused him of lying under oath before Congress, and described the contemporaneous notes that Mr McCabe and Mr Comey took following discussions with him as " fake memos ". Read More »

Trump calls Putin to congratulate him on re-election; McCain scoffs

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain didn't come up in President Donald Trump's Tuesday call with Russia's Vladimir Putin . British officials have blamed the nerve agent attack on Skripal and his adult daughter on Russian Federation. President Muhammadu Buhari has extended "sincere congratulations" to President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation on his victory in the recent presidential election. Read More »