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Rain continues, more snow possible Sunday night

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For Western Virginia into Western North Carolina here is where we see the peak snowfall possibilities over Southwestern Virginia with 4 to 6 inches forecast and i think there could be some higher amounts in elevated areas along the I-81 Corridor. Read More »

Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds

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A few minutes later he added: "Likewise, do not want the Kurds to provoke Turkey ". Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Sunday that Israel had struck hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria over the weekend, including a weapons facility, as the Israeli Defense Forces announced the discovery of a sixth and final tunnel dug by the Lebanese militant group for cross-border attacks. Read More »

Community invited to write Jayme Closs letters

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She had escaped on foot from a remote cabin where she had been held against her will after her parent's murder. After Jayme confirmed her identity to the couple, she explained to them that she escaped from her kidnapper's home nearby and was afraid that he may come looking for her. Read More »

McCarthy Says 'Action' Will Be Taken Against Rep. King

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Tim Scott (R-S.C.) argued that it is because of Republicans' refusal to condemn racist rhetoric that they are labeled by others as racists. McCarthy is the latest high-profile Republican to to criticize King for suggesting in a New York Times interview on Thursday that white nationalism and white supremacism are not offensive terms. Read More »

No emergency declaration to end United States govt shutdown, says President Donald Trump

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With the exception of certain local employees overseas, the rest are working without pay, such as those tasked with supporting Mr Pompeo's trip, which has thus far taken him to Jordan, Iraq, Egypt and Bahrain. "It's time for those centrists to speak up in their own Republican Senate caucus and tell Mitch McConnell, 'The party's over". The partial shutdown of the USA government has become the longest on record, with still no end in sight to the political standoff. Read More »

Jo Andres, filmmaker and wife of Steve Buscemi, dead age 65

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Firefighters from Buscemi's ladder company also paid their respects. According to multiple media outlets, she was buried in a biodegradable wicker casket the next day, following an NYPD and FDNY escorted funeral procession. According to her website: "Andres first became known on the kinetic downtown NY performance scene of the 1980s for her film/dance/light performances, shown at the reigning venues of the era, among them The Performing Garage, La Mama E.T.C., P.S. Read More »

Former Deputy Secretary of State: Trump's secrecy on Putin meetings 'outrageous'

On this weekend's broadcast of " Fox News Sunday", Sen. "What kind of checks and balances are there?" The bombshell story comes just one day after the New York Times revealed that the FBI opened a joint counterintelligence and criminal investigation into whether the president was working for Russian Federation against American interests when he fired FBI Director James Comey in 2017. Read More »

A video shows a Milwaukee bus driver rescuing a young child

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Irena immediately stopped the bus and ran to the child who was running barefoot down the pavement. After seeing the little boy walking down the sidewalk, Irena instantly sprung to his rescue while driving on her route on December 22. Ivic says that if faced with another lost child, she'd do it all over again. The girl fell asleep in Ivic's arms. Police eventually reunited the baby with his father. Read More »

White House asked for options to strike Iran, reports WSJ

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President Trump's National Security Council asked the Pentagon to provide the White House with military options to strike Iran a year ago, generating concern at the Pentagon and State Department, current and former USA officials said. Garrett Marquis, a spokesman for the council, told the Journal that it "coordinates policy and provides the President with options to anticipate and respond to a variety of threats". Read More »

1 dead, 4 in critical condition at mass overdose in California house

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One person was pronounced dead on the scene, and 12 others were rushed to the nearby Enloe Hospital. "It certainly would have been far worse without the response and dispensing of naloxone by Chico police officers", O'Brien said. Chico Police Chief Michael O'Brien got a 911 call from inside the home in the 1100 block of Santana Court, pictured above. It's not clear what drug the fentanyl might have been paired with, he said, but his officers have only come across it when it was combined ... Read More »

Security forces fire tear gas as more protests hit Sudan

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The protests have since swiftly escalated into nationwide rallies widely seen as the biggest threat to Bashir's rule in his three decades in power. "We will launch a week of uprising with demonstrations in every Sudanese town and village", the Sudanese Professionals' Association said. Read More »

Rejecting Brexit would be catastrophic

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And then, in the 2017 General Election, 80% of you voted for MPs who stood on manifestos to respect that referendum result. Now it is our turn to deliver for you. Labour is also set to vote against the deal, but leader Jeremy Corbyn has resisted growing calls from within his own party to get behind another European Union referendum, insisting a general election is still his top priority if the deal is rejected. Read More »

Suspect Identified in Fatal Shooting of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona

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Before the fight in September, his ex-girlfriend had called police about Limbaugh harassing her. Investigators also found a letter on his bed that accused Davis police of using "sonic waves meant to keep dogs from barking" against him. No word yet on how he obtained the weapon he used to allegedly shoot Officer Corona. Neither was listed as being registered to him, Doroshov said. "He shouted some stuff, went back in and came back out with a firearm, then went back inside, pushed a couch ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump reportedly being considered to head World Bank

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The department has received a 'significant number of recommendations, ' a spokesperson said. Before becoming an adviser to her father in the White House, Ivanka was an executive vice president at the Trump Organization. "We are beginning the internal review process for an American nominee, and we look forward to working with the governors to elect a new leader", he said. Read More »

Steve King Wants To Know Why The Term 'White Supremacist' Is Offensive

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Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle blasted King for his remarks. The comment drew a denunciation from members of House Republican leadership. "Steve's language is reckless, wrong, and has no place in our society". "I think it was important that he rejected that kind of evil because that's what it is, it's evil ideology". Democrats also attacked or mocked King. Read More »

Merkel says Germany recognizes responsibilty for Nazi crimes in Greece

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Germany has apologized for Nazi-era crimes during the war but has said it is not willing to discuss reparations. To relieve chronic overcrowding on Greek Aegean island reception camps, Greece recently brought thousands of asylum-seekers to its mainland, but on Wednesday Oxfam say many others, including unaccompanied children, had been abandoned. Read More »

US approved thousands of child bride requests

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Of the cases involving minors, "two minors whose petitions were approved were 13 years old, 38 were 14 years old, 269 were 15 years old, 1,768 were 16 years old, and the remaining 6,609 were 17 years old". She ended up running away and spending time in foster care. Whoever was processing this application, they don't look at it? Under the law, a USA child may petition for a visa for a spouse or fiancé living in another country. Read More »

FBI reportedly investigated whether Trump was a secret agent for Russian Federation

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President Trump has gone to extraordinary lengths to hide details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin , including on at least one occasion taking possession of the notes of his own interpreter and instructing the linguist not to discuss what had transpired with other administration officials, current and former USA officials said . Read More »

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

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She said they were not jailed because they were journalists. "We will continue to advocate at all levels for the just release of these courageous journalists", State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement that used the USA government's preferred name for Myanmar. Read More »

EU Wobbling, Juncker Admits No Deal Brexit 'Would Be a Catastrophe'

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The vote will come just weeks after she delayed the same vote when it became clear MPs would not back the deal. MPs are expected to vote down the deal, paving the way for further uncertainty over the process of leaving the EU. "One of the challenges with no-deal or the second referendum is they seem to be one camp or the other". The London MP added: "There is no Brexit deal that fulfils all the promises made in the last referendum or one as good as the deal we've already got inside ... Read More »

Democrats challenge Trump, GOP to end shutdown

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It's a different accommodation from just a few years ago. Would most of us prefer a legislative option? But the legislation has been ignored by the Republican-controlled Senate. At least 25 percent of the United States federal government closed its doors in late December after Trump refused to sign the Senate's seven-week stopgap bill unless some $5.6 billion to fund his border wall was attached. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Tonight Into Saturday

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This is the largest single day January snow we've seen, in Indianapolis, since the snowstorm of 2014. Power outage will also be possible. Kansas City, Missouri, Shawnee Mission and Blue Valley public schools canceled all Saturday activities ahead of the expected winter weather. Read More »

Bus driver rescues toddler wandering on U.S. overpass in freezing conditions

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So, she stopped the bus and got the child. MCTS says the lost boy, who was less than a year old, was wearing just a diaper and onesie when driver Irena Ivic spotted him December 22 along her route in Milwaukee. The little one soon fell asleep in her arms, as seen in the video. Ivic, who will be honored Thursday by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, spotted a boy alone on a freeway overpass near 4th and Mitchell. Read More »

Julián Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Run

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Castro, 44, also served as the mayor of San Antonio , Texas from 2009 until he joined Obama's cabinet in 2014. "That said , his star is definitely not rising anymore, and the sun may be setting on the presidential ambitions of Julian Castro ". Read More »

First picture of Jayme Closs after 88-day kidnap ordeal

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Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he was unemployed when officers arrested him. "It's unbelievable, the will of that 13-year-old girl to survive and escape". He did not give further details. It had been almost three months since she went missing from her home in Barron, where her parents were found dead. Read More »

Florida clemency board pardons Groveland Four

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They appealed again, but the U.S. Supreme Court denied the case. Thomas was hunted down by a mob of almost 1,000 men who shot him 400 times after finding him sleeping under a tree. "This is a true vindication of my father". The Perpetrators celebrated. But justice has cried out from that day until this. "My father was 16". "His only crime was to be black in the state of Florida". Read More »

Storm Dumps Snow on Midwest; at Least 5 Dead in Crashes

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The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and OH, said U.S. The National Weather Center said 17 inches of snow has fallen in central Missouri. The department reported incidents and stalls on interstates overnight. Read More »

Venezuela's Maduro Inaugurated for Second Term

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Despite U.S. attempts to destroy the Venezuelan Revolution, begun in 1999 with the coming to power of leader Hugo Chavez (1954-2013), Maduro has reiterated several times the willingness to have relations with the United States based on mutual respect and non-interference in internal affairs. Read More »

Rookie cop in Northern California ‘ambushed’ at crash scene

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Proud father Merced Corona pinned a badge on his daughter at academy graduation, the Williams Pioneer Review newspaper reported . "She was the best of us", said Davis officer Mike Yu, after placing a "Blue Lives Matter" flag at the crime scene, about a mile from the police station. Read More »

Sen. Tim Scott slams Steve King for his comments on racism

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Some in Congress are pushing to formally censure King for the comments, though it's not clear how many Republicans are on board. Scott goes on to remind Rep. "Nothing is shocking anymore, right?" King faced backlash in 2017 for saying "we can't restore our civilization with someone else's babies" referencing his opposition to immigration. Read More »

Desantis Replacing Sheriff Scott Israel Over Parkland

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DeSantis said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel showed leadership failures in the shooting that left 14 students and three adults dead at the hands of a lone gunman on February 14, 2018. Reacting to Israel's dismissal, Loesch said on Fox News the decision was widely bipartisan. His office also appears not to have followed up on tips that Cruz was risky prior to the shooting. Read More »

Sydney schoolboy dies in avalanche as family watch on

He was on a skiing holiday with his family when he was buried by the avalanche as his parents and brother looked on helplessly, according to reports. Max Meyer was part of the mock trials team at the International Grammar School in Sydney. Read More »