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Wind chill advisory issued for north Georgia mountains

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East northeast wind 10 to 13 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. And on Saturday , expect a mostly sunny day with a high reaching 45. North northeast wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Day, snow showers. High near 21. Less than 1 inch of snow is expected. Read More »

African states demand Trump apologise for racist remark

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The president later said of his controversial remarks on Twitter that "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough , but this was not the language used. "For example, let's say you think black people are lesser and let's say you're also going to talk about it in public", he continued. "If you're willing to let this language fly, you're part of the problem". Read More »

Plane skids off runway and dangles over a cliff

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A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea. The private carrier Pegasus Airlines' Boeing 737-800 departed from Ankara late on January 13. The cause of the incident was not known but an investigation is under way, the Trabzon governor's office said. Read More »

White House doctor declares Trump 'in excellent health'

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He continued an hour later, tweeting , "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". The details of the proposal have not been publicised, but the President said: "The so-called bipartisan DACA deal. was a big step backwards". More and more countries and organizations are joining the global chorus of condemnation of President Trump's racially-charged comments while speaking to lawmakers in the Oval Office on Thursday . Read More »

This is final chance on nuclear deal, Trump warns Iran

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But I think they were able to get him to sort of grudgingly agree, provided, as he said today, this is the last time he's willing to do it. China hopes the landmark agreement, which curbed Iran's nuclear enrichment program in exchange for sanctions relief, will be " universally supported " and the global community will " fully recognize the efforts made by Iran to implement it ". Read More »

Norwegians decline President Donald Trump's offer to move to US

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In a separate part of the conversation about the diversity visa lottery, the source said , Trump referred to people coming from Africa as coming from "shithole countries". Trump's remarks about African countries and Haiti were ripped by 54 African ambassadors to the United Nations on January 13, 2018 . "I can not leave them alone to hear racist barbs, evil speech, incendiary comment, and blasphemous slander against the image and likeness of God in which they are made". Read More »

Turkish passenger plane skids off runway metres away from sea

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Pictures from the site showed the plane's nose close to the water's edge. They were evacuated safely by emergency services and no one was hurt. Trabzon Governor Yucel Yavuz said a crisis desk had been set up after the accident. One of the passengers, Fatma Gordu, told Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu the crash sparked panic on board the flight. According to reports the aircraft flying from Ankara to Trabzon went off the tarmac after landing and came to a halt just short of the ... Read More »

Donald Trump should apologize for remarks: African states

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The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent " shitholes ". "I use those words advisedly". He said that Trump should focus on the substance of the immigration reform bill and making sure it includes funding for policies he has long advocated for, including a border wall and enhanced border security. Read More »

Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan reveals why he turned down Liverpool transfer

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Manchester City may be the form team in Europe this season , but their record at Anfield offers Liverpool hope that they can be the first team to beat the Citizens in the English Premier League on Sunday. Time will tell if Klopp made the right call to sanction the sale of Coutinho, but given the huge amount of money they received from him and $100 million of that already spent on Virgil Van Dijk to significantly improve their defense, plus the likes of Adam Lallana and Alex ... Read More »

Ethiopia to release all political prisoners

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He said he made the decision to allow for political dialogue. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum". Their scope later widened to protest corruption. "We are also calling for investigations into dozens of enforced disappearances that have taken place since 1991 - it is not enough to release some peaceful dissenters while the fate of many others remains unknown". Read More »

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks in Japanese waters

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The tanker was carrying a cargo of almost 1 million barrels of condensate, a type of gassy, ultra-light oil that readily evaporates or burns off in a fire, reducing the chance of a major oil spill. Three of the bodies of the more than 30 crew aboard have been recovered. Meanwhile, China's State Oceanic Administration is expanding the range of its monitoring to "quickly ascertain the spread and drift of overflowing oil" from the boat. Read More »

No US sanctions on Iran nuclear deal for now

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The 2015 deal, he said, "is not renegotiable". Diplomacy Works, a pressure group set up by former secretary of state John Kerry to defend the deal, was scathing. His comments on Sunday came just days after US President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw from the deal if its "disastrous flaws" were not fixed. Read More »

Up to Date Stock in Review: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Grandfield & Dodd Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $691.23 billion market cap company. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of DLR in report on Monday, December 14 with "Overweight" rating. As per Friday, October 21, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Read More »

What To Know About The Flu Virus As Season Ramps Up

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Flu outbreaks in some major cities around Texas have shut down schools for "flu days" because so many children are sick. In a report that was published December 18 by Time , it was reported that the current vaccine may not be as effective for H3N2 because public health officials have to guess which strain of influenza will be the most aggressive in the coming flu season . Read More »

Satyam scandal fallout: SEBI bars PriceWaterhouse from corporate audits for two years

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Sebi also ordered PW Bangalore and its two erstwhile partners to disgorge wrongful gains of Rs13.09 crore with an interest of 12 per cent per annum from 7 January 2009, till the date of payment. "There has been no intentional wrongdoing by PW firms in the unprecedented management perpetrated fraud at Satyam, nor have we seen any material evidence to the contrary", said Price Waterhouse, adding it was confident of getting a court to stay the order before it becomes effective. Read More »

Duncan, Democratic House candidates react to Haiti comments

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He spent Thursday evening making a flurry of calls to friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction to the tempest, according to the insider. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told WPLG-TV in Miami. Both took to social media, where they blasted Trump's remarks. But on Twitter on Friday morning, Trump appeared to deny that he said the word "shithole", although he did say his language was "tough". Read More »

Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA

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Jesus Lucero, a member of Scholarship A-Z, an organization that works for access to higher education and equal rights for young immigrants, recently spent two-and-a-half weeks in the halls of Congress, telling politicians his story. -Mexico border. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is one of the more moderate Republicans on immigration. Democrats have promised to shut the government down if DACA is not included in the budget bill. Read More »

North Korea accepts proposal for talks next week on Olympics

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North Korea restored a telephone hotline at their mutual border, enabling first contact about talks to be made, and now face-to-face discussions should take place next week. Asked if that meant there would be no prerequisites for such talk, the president said: "That's not what I said at all". The head of USA forces in South Korea warned on Thursday against raising hopes over North Korea's peace overture. Read More »

Citizenship and Immigration Services return to accepting DACA requests

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Wednesday, the president criticized the judge's decision on Twitter. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued a preliminary injunction blocking President Donald Trump's decision to end the Obama-era initiative. USCIS will only be accepting renewal applications from people previously approved for the DACA program. If someone's DACA expired on or after September 5, 2016, that person may file a renewal request, the agency says; people who received DACA that expired before then can ... Read More »

Two killed in Lamu Al-Shabaab attack

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The strike killed two terrorists and destroyed "one vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu", the statement said. It says no civilians were killed. Under U.S. President Donald Trump, military efforts to stamp out the al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group have significantly increased. Read More »

Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals

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Alsup said the administration did not have to accept new DACA applications. The announcement comes days after a federal judge in California temporarily blocked the Trump administration's efforts to end DACA. Former DACA recipients whose grant expired before that date cannot request a renewal, but they can file a new request, the agency said. Trump said in September that he was ending the Obama-era program. Read More »

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in India for six-day visit

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The last such trip was by Ariel Sharon, who came to India in 2003. Responding in Hebrew on his own Twitter account, Netanyahu expressed appreciation for Modi's personal welcome. He will also reach out to Bollywood in an exclusive "Shalom Bollywood" event. Modi's meeting with Netanyahu in Jerusalem in July previous year saw India and Israel upgrading bilateral relations to a strategic partnership with special focus on agriculture and water. Read More »

Iran calls fresh U.S. sanctions illegal, hostile

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A senior administration official said Trump wants the deal strengthened with a follow-on agreement in 120 days or the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the global pact. Trump laid out conditions to keep Washington in the deal. It is aimed at ensuring Iran uses its nuclear capabilities for peaceful purposes while preventing it from gaining nuclear weapons. Read More »

Gaza fisherman shot dead by Egyptian army - Palestinians

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The airstrike on the tunnel took place late Saturday night. The tunnel destroyed early Saturday morning is believed to have been a Hamas tunnel which stretched for nearly a kilometer running under the Kerem Shalom crossing near the gas pipeline and continued into Egyptian territory. Read More »

PM Modi will break protocol, to receive Netanyahu at airport

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Netanyahu's first official meeting will be with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj . Also, a cancelled defense deal will also be discussed during the visit. Some irritants in growing ties include the cancellation by India in March of a $500 million anti-tank missile deal with Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. Read More »

Arizona State's Tra Holder injures shoulder, struggles in win

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Sabrina Ionescu totaled 22 points, 11 rebounds and four assists and Ruthy Hebard added 14 points and six boards to power the No. 8 OR women to a 62-44 victory over Arizona on Friday night. The Bruins shot just 36 percent from the field but controlled the glass 46-36, including a 20-7 edge in offensive rebounds. Ayton leads in rebounds with 11.5 while Parker Jackson-Cartwright tops in assists with 4.9 per game. Read More »

Wichitans react to President Trump's comment about Haiti, African countries

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It also underlined the strong historical ties between the two countries and urged the United States to respect the dignity of its " noble and courageous " people. Trump later tweeted that the language he used was tough , but not the language being reported . "That's when he used these vile and vulgar comments , calling the nations they come from 'shitholes.' The exact word used by the president, not just once, but repeatedly", he said. Read More »

Tehran Threatens severe response To US Sanctions

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On Friday, the US Treasury Department announced the decision to impose sanctions on 14 individuals and entities responsible for "serious human rights abuses and censorship in Iran ". The new legislation also limits Trump's own ability to lift any sanctions against Russian Federation. Trump refused to re-certify the nuclear deal in late October 2017, accusing Tehran of violating the spirit of the agreement. Read More »

Killed In California Mudslides

Devastating floods and mud flows were triggered Tuesday after heavy rain fell on areas recently burned in the massive Thomas fire , the largest wildfire in California history. The statement says Riskin was an "exceptional woman" who had exuded strength, grace and elegance. Mudslides in Montecito have claimed the lives of at least 17 people, and more than a dozen remain missing. Read More »