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Winter Weather Advisory Issued from 4 pm to Midnight Monday

Winter Weather Advisory Issued from 4 pm to Midnight Monday Wednesday , a chance of snow showers before 8 a.m. Wednesday will be cloudy with snow and ice around for a while, which will mix with, then change to plain rain in the afternoon for New York City and the coast. Temperatures in the 20s are expected to drop to about 12 degrees by 5 p.m. West wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday and Thursday will be dry with highs in the 50s and 60s. [Full Article...]

Jordan Peele's Retirement From Acting Can Be Pinned On 'The Emoji Movie'

Jordan Peele's Retirement From Acting Can Be Pinned On 'The Emoji Movie' While a Get Out sequel would certainly be appetizing, a prequel would also be an interesting avenue to take-one that explores the origins of the sinister Armitage clan and their body-snatching operation. When accepting a prize at this past weekend's Director's Guild of America Awards, Peele revealed how " The Emoji Movie actually helped me quit acting", mainly because he was offered the role ... [Full Article...]

South Africa: ANC holds 'fruitful' talks with President Zuma

South Africa: ANC holds 'fruitful' talks with President Zuma Earlier on Tuesday, parliament took the extraordinary step of postponing Thursday's state of the nation address. Parliamentary officials met Zuma to propose that the speech be postponed to establish "a much more conducive political atmosphere in parliament" and learned he was already writing to parliament to suggest the same thing, Mbete said. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court grants North Carolina Republicans partial victory in gerrymander case

Supreme Court grants North Carolina Republicans partial victory in gerrymander case The ruling is a only a partial victory for the lawmakers, however, because the justices declined a request to put on hold maps for four other districts. Tom Wolf Tuesday, but they weren't able to reach an agreement. But GOP legislative leaders argued the issue was an issue that needed to be settled in state court and not by the federal judges. [Full Article...]

United States SEC and CFTC Chairmen Both in Favor of Crypto Regulation

United States SEC and CFTC Chairmen Both in Favor of Crypto Regulation Jay Clayton, the Chaairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission , and J. Christopher Giancarlo, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission , addressed members of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs committee on the topic of bitcoin , blockchain technology, and cryptocurrency, and the committee then gave the market what it wanted; 'we've got this don't worry'. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel ready for 'painful' coalition compromises

Angela Merkel ready for 'painful' coalition compromises Merkel said all sides would "still need to make painful compromises" to get a deal. The SPD's traditional left-wing and the youth organization, Jusos, have been opposing a coalition government with the Christian Democrats, and calling for a reform within the party. [Full Article...]

Super Bowl LII Venue: Know more about Minneapolis' US Bank Stadium

Super Bowl LII Venue: Know more about Minneapolis' US Bank Stadium Just like every game at a stadium during this time, you're likely to spend way more on food and drinks than the actual ticket to get inside the game. Nearby, I chatted with Sean Pearson, clad in a Stefon Diggs jersey. The Super Bowl prohibits tailgating near the stadium. Pizza orders increase by 350 percent on Super Bowl Sunday. [Full Article...]

Polish president signs highly controversial Holocaust bill, drawing rare United States rebuke

Polish president signs highly controversial Holocaust bill, drawing rare United States rebuke Nevertheless, Duda already signed the bill into law, and it would take effect within the next two weeks, before the tribunal would be able to issue any clarifications. Israel said it still hoped Poland would make amendments. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared last week that "we have no tolerance for the distortion of the truth and rewriting history or denying the Holocaust ". [Full Article...]

Marijuana, liquor sales to be kept separate in BC

Marijuana, liquor sales to be kept separate in BC BC's Liquor Distribution Branch will operate a new standalone network of public retail stores. The province will launch an early registration process for individuals and businesses seeking retail licenses. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said there are many decisions left to be made and the province is waiting for federal regulations on cultivator licensing, seed-to-sale tracking and pac... [Full Article...]

USA passes stop-gap spending bill to avoid government shutdown

USA passes stop-gap spending bill to avoid government shutdown The deal emerging in Congress would include an agreement to raise the budget caps and propose significant increases to defense and non-defense domestic spending, and is also likely to include some, if not all of the major outstanding items on the Congressional docket: the $80-plus billion disaster relief bill, the funding for community health centers, plus a series of other health care spending i... [Full Article...]

Rep. Walter Jones Asks Why US Still Sheds Blood for Afghan Pedophiles

Rep. Walter Jones Asks Why US Still Sheds Blood for Afghan Pedophiles Currently, there are some 15,000 USA troops who are reportedly being deployed in the war-torn country under Trump's plan. Rand Paul of Kentucky. "I see no hope for it". Jones, a longtime opponent of USA participation in Afghanistan, asked the rhetorical question during his opening remarks before questioning Mattis during the DOD chief's appearance before the House Armed Services Committee. [Full Article...]

Israel settler injured in W. Bank knife attack

Israel settler injured in W. Bank knife attack However, a 22 year old man, Khaled Altaya, was just confirmed dead - by the Palestinian Ministry of Health - after Israeli occupation forces opened fire on his residence in Nablus . According to Haaretz , the head of the local council of the town, Abd al-Rahim Buzaya said that the Israeli army blocked all entrances to the town, did not allow anyone to leave and confiscated security cameras from ... [Full Article...]

Falcon Heavy rocket launched from Cape Canaveral

The company is about to launch its Falcon Heavy Rocket , which is now the most powerful rocket in operation! The rocket - the most powerful since the Space Shuttle - launched without incident, delivering its unique payload in the form of Elon Musk's very own Tesla sports auto. [Full Article...]

Trump Forced to Consider Releasing Democrat Counter Memo

Trump Forced to Consider Releasing Democrat Counter Memo If the president hoped that the memo by Republican staff on the House Intelligence Committee would end the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, he's more deluded than many of us thought. Their comments echoed those of Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who supported the memo's release but insists its findings do not impugn Mueller or Rosenstein. [Full Article...]

Cape Town hotel guest urged not to flush toilets

Cape Town hotel guest urged not to flush toilets The water was donated by the farming community from the Elgin/Grabouw valley, who first approached city officials about donating water in 2017, after experiencing healthy rainfalls. "Today their 4 million residents must reduce their water usage to just 50 liters per day, 7 times less than the average United States citizen". Cape Town authorities have imposed water restrictions that could hurt ag... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi alleges 'scam' in Rafale deal

Rahul Gandhi alleges 'scam' in Rafale deal Commoners will now get a chance to meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi who will hold his first "jan sampark" event at the party office on Wednesday. At a joint briefing with Congress communication head Randeep Surjewala and party spokesperson Rajeev Gowda, Azad said it was time for the Prime Minister to answer questions on the Rafale deal, on which the government has adopted "a complete and stu... [Full Article...]

Daca Dreamers: Trump unlikely to extend immigration deadline

Daca Dreamers: Trump unlikely to extend immigration deadline The Senate is likely to change the deal before passing it - a move that would require another House vote to prevent a shutdown later in the week. "I can't imagine men and women of good will who begged this president to solve the problem of DACA " would oppose Trump's proposal , said Kelly, using the program's acronym. [Full Article...]

Korean Air Force Jet Skids off Runway at Singapore Air Show

Korean Air Force Jet Skids off Runway at Singapore Air Show A PILOT was slightly injured when a South Korean aircraft taking part in the Singapore Airshow skidded off the runway and caught fire today while taking off, authorities said. Changi Airport's tweet said that the delays from the airport is expected to last over the next few hours. Runway 1 will be closed to further notice, it added. [Full Article...]

Odisha gets Rs 5, 252 cr for railways in Union Budget

Odisha gets Rs 5, 252 cr for railways in Union Budget For the first time, a special "Umbrella Fund" has been created. Money has also been kept separately for installing CCTV coaches in local trains and other important works like raising platform height, cover, etc. This refers to an official sanction for the umbrella project. The Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) project, which will add frequency of services on harbour line, and main lines o... [Full Article...]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Jumps On Strong Earnings, Opdivo Trial Data

Bristol-Myers Squibb Jumps On Strong Earnings, Opdivo Trial Data Trust Division sold 107,846 shares as Bristol ( BMY)'s stock declined 1.04%. Edgemoor Advsrs Inc holds 3,701 shares. Bristol Myers Squibb Co now has $103.90B valuation. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. purchased a new position in Bristol-Myers Squibb during the third quarter worth about $122,000. Live Your Vision Llc owns 614 shares. [Full Article...]


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