Rachel Brand, No. 3 official at DOJ, is stepping down

The US Justice Department's third-ranking official, Rachel Brand , will resign and take a senior job at Walmart Inc, with sources familiar with her decision saying on Friday that she had grown increasingly uncomfortable with President Donald Trump'... More..

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US Dow Jones plunges over 1000 points

The VIX, an index that measures traders' expectations of market volatility , was coming back with a vengeance. Other benchmark indexes kept their losses below 2 percent. and European markets ended their two-da...More..

NC Voters Seek Emergency Relief after High Court Gerrymander Order
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

NC Voters Seek Emergency Relief after High Court Gerrymander Order

As a result, the court has directed the state's legislature to draw a new set of maps that does not violate voters' Constitutional rights to free and equal elections. The GOP-drawn map passed in 2011 has been a...More..

Russian nuclear scientists arrested for 'Bitcoin mining plot'
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Russian nuclear scientists arrested for 'Bitcoin mining plot'

Head of the institute's press service, Tatyana Zalesskaya, confirmed the arrests to Russian news agency Interfax . The statement said the employees involved have been arrested and are facing criminal charges. ...More..

Ex-Celtic and Republic of Ireland player Liam Miller dies, aged 36
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Ex-Celtic and Republic of Ireland player Liam Miller dies, aged 36

Miller played in Scotland for Hibernian between 2009 and 2011 before his spell in Australia. The thoughts and prayers of everyone in the CSL are with Liam's family tonight. "Thoughts and prayers with his loved ...More..

'Amateurish and cartoonish' sketch by witness leads police to theft suspect
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

'Amateurish and cartoonish' sketch by witness leads police to theft suspect

Police had little to go on when they set out to find a man who allegedly stole from a Pennsylvania business. Police issued an arrest warrant for a man charged with stealing cash from a market stand in Lancast...More..

Jaitley slams Congress for opposing its own economic policies
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Jaitley slams Congress for opposing its own economic policies

Defending the government's decision against making the break-up of the almost Rs. 58,000 crore deal public, Jaitley said when UPA was in power, then defence ministers Pranab Mukherjee and A K Antony had on ...More..

Canadian citizens found dead in collapsed hotel in Taiwan earthquake aftermath
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Canadian citizens found dead in collapsed hotel in Taiwan earthquake aftermath

Hopes of finding additional survivors from an quake in Taiwan are fading after rescuers find two more bodies in a partially collapsed hotel and detect no signs of a missing family of five. "I've never actuall...More..

Olympic hockey without an NHL presence
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Olympic hockey without an NHL presence

Poulin was a member of two gold medal-winning Canadian teams, the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. "And said to myself, 'I made things happen'". Those winners will adva...More..

John Kelly's Response to the Rob Porter Scandal Is So Slimy
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

John Kelly's Response to the Rob Porter Scandal Is So Slimy

And she certainly doesn't deserve to be able to keep her head down and avoid the blowback from the fallout from how she tried to protect her boyfriend's reputation during his exit from the White House. Recently...More..

Snow storm leaves roads treacherous
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Snow storm leaves roads treacherous

A winter storm brought heavy snowfall to parts of the US Midwest on Friday, causing 1,500 flight cancelations, snarling roads and closing schools. Eight inches was reported in parts of northern IL and up to 6...More..

3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood

He said officers had no motivation to accept when they arrived that the suspect would be savage, however it ended up noticeably clear that he wouldn't run with them readily. 'Thank God for the bulletproof vest....More..

Guelph girl, 12, dies from flu as season surges to climax
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Guelph girl, 12, dies from flu as season surges to climax

The number of laboratory confirmed cases of flu in the state increased in a week to more than the year-to-date number of such cases at this point last season. Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response R...More..

Killed, Scores Injured in Twin Bombing at Libya Mosque
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Killed, Scores Injured in Twin Bombing at Libya Mosque

The explosion rattled near a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi, leaving eight people dead, city residents told Sputnik. In January, two vehicle bombs exploded near Benghazi's largest mosque at intervals o...More..

Rand Paul Stalls Senate Vote To Keep Government Open
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Rand Paul Stalls Senate Vote To Keep Government Open

The Senate will vote on a short-term spending bill Wednesday that would fund the government for another month and provide military funding through September. The senator wants just 15 minutes to debate, but nob...More..

by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms

The bill also includes $90 billion in disaster aid funding, making for a total of roughly $400 billion in spending. Congress is expected to vote Thursday on a bipartisan budget deal worth almost $400 ...More..

There's Already Controversy on Team USA About the Olympics Opening Ceremony
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

There's Already Controversy on Team USA About the Olympics Opening Ceremony

He even seemed to suggest that race may have played a role in the outcome as he added hastag "BlackHistoryMonth2018" to the end of his tweet. Hamlin won a coin toss, the predetermined method of picking a vic...More..

Jones piles pressure on 'third-choice' Patchell
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Jones piles pressure on 'third-choice' Patchell

It will be different to playing against Scotland. The Wales head coach has retained his starting line-up that accounted for Scotland 34-7 three days ago. " England have been in great form the last couple o...More..

Forecast: Snow likely early and late this week
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Forecast: Snow likely early and late this week

The warm-up will be short-lived with another round of cold weather this weekend, complete with a chance for a light wintry mix late Saturday into early Sunday . As the evening continues, freezing rain is lik...More..

Toronto police recover remains of six people in McArthur investigation
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Toronto police recover remains of six people in McArthur investigation

Bruce McArthur, 66, had already been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of several males, some of whom were Middle Eastern. "I can be a bit shy until I get to know you, but am a roman...More..

Antonio Conte will leave Chelsea this summer, says Ian Wright
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Antonio Conte will leave Chelsea this summer, says Ian Wright

The club were insistent on Monday night that it remains business as usual but, after two wins in 10 games this year and with Conte always expected to depart in the summer, it remains to be seen whether the head...More..

White House Aide Porter Out After Domestic Abuse Accusations
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

White House Aide Porter Out After Domestic Abuse Accusations

White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah told reporters Thursday that Kelly became "fully aware" on Wednesday of the allegations that Porter abused both of his ex-wives. As Staff Secretary, Porter would...More..

Final Isis pair from 'Beatles' murder squad are captured
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Final Isis pair from 'Beatles' murder squad are captured

Officials said they have captured Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh , who were part of a group of four Islamic State militants involved in capturing, torturing, and killing Western hostages. Two British ...More..

Dancing in the streets with North Korean athletes
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Dancing in the streets with North Korean athletes

Pence watched Japanese troops demonstrate the simulated deployment of Japan's surface-to-air missile defense system, which would attempt to intercept a North Korean missile. Kim Jong Un , in a black hat and mat...More..

Merkel clinches hard-fought deal on new government
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Merkel clinches hard-fought deal on new government

Christian von Stetten, a lawmaker from Ms. Merkel's own Christian Democrats (CDU), said the allocation of Cabinet posts, and the Finance Ministry in particular, had been "a political mistake". The political r...More..

George W. Bush says Russian Federation meddled in 2016 United States presidential poll
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

George W. Bush says Russian Federation meddled in 2016 United States presidential poll

Our democracy is only good if people trust the results. President Donald Trump , whom the Russians tried to help get elected, has frequently hedged on whether he thinks Russia interfered on his behalf. "He...More..

4 more die in the Tri-Cities' worst flu season in years
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

4 more die in the Tri-Cities' worst flu season in years

The state of Texas has confirmed more than 19,000 cases of the flu this season. The Long County Health Department will offer free flu shots 8 a.m. Eden Wells, chief medical executive for MDHHS. County off...More..

Child Rescued After Getting Stuck Inside Arcade Machine
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Child Rescued After Getting Stuck Inside Arcade Machine

Fortunately a local off-duty firefighter was on hand and the boy was soon extracted. This photo made available by the Titusville Fire and Emergency services shows a boy who crawled inside a claw-style vendi...More..

Bermuda trades same-sex marriage for domestic partnerships
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Bermuda trades same-sex marriage for domestic partnerships

Under the Domestic Partnership Act 2017, already passed by wide margins by lawmakers of the Bermuda's House of Assembly and Senate in December a year ago, any Bermudian will be allowed to form domestic ...More..

Trump administration plans to roll out new transgender military policy this month
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Trump administration plans to roll out new transgender military policy this month

For instance, US Federal Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly wrote that the US military was to ignore Trump's ban . David Eastburn said the White House would make the final decision on a "new policy". "The marching ...More..