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Jasper County could see up to 5 inches of snow Monday Jasper County could see up to 5 inches of snow Monday
- February 07, 2018

So, the options are snow and rain or lots of snow. After an overnight low of 18, the temp will rebound to 38 on Tuesday , even though it will be cloudy. Tuesday Night: Showers. Low around 50. This system will once again lift northward from the Deep South, but its track looks to be well inland. A burst of snow then rain moves into southern New England Wednesday . (more...)
British judge upholds Assange warrant British judge upholds Assange warrant
- February 07, 2018

Assange, 46, has taken refuge at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden, where he is wanted to answer charges for alleged sexual crimes in 2010, which he denies. According to his lawyers, Assange is living in a virtual prison and has seen his health deteriorate. Assange has refused to leave the embassy, claiming he fears being extradited to the United States over WikiLeaks' publication of secret U.S. (more...)
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon heavy into space, booster rockets safely land SpaceX successfully launches Falcon heavy into space, booster rockets safely land
- February 07, 2018

On board will be a cherry red original model Tesla Roadster which Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to put into orbit around Mars. On Monday, Musk said just clearing the launchpad would be a big "win", noting that the three core boosters faced the risk of impacting each other due to shaking during launch. (more...)
White House: Markets fluctuate, fundamentals of economy strong White House: Markets fluctuate, fundamentals of economy strong
- February 07, 2018

Trump today doesn't even need to change any of Reagan's message. As the Dow Jones Industrial Average continues to slump downward, conservative media outlets have scrambled to defend President Trump, blaming everything from the " deep state " to President Obama . (more...)
Tesco faces record 4 billion pound equal pay claim in Britain Tesco faces record 4 billion pound equal pay claim in Britain
- February 07, 2018

It said distribution centre staff may earn in excess of £11 an hour whilst the most common grade for store staff sees them receive around £8 an hour. "In terms of equal worth to the company there really should be no argument that workers in stores, compared to those working in distribution centres, contribute at least equal value to the vast profits made by Tesco, which previous year had group sales of £49.9bn". (more...)
Ellen Degeneres gives 1 Million USD to fans Ellen Degeneres gives 1 Million USD to fans
- February 07, 2018

Surprising her wife on her own birthday episode, Portia - battling a croaky throat - told Ellen, "It's your 60th birthday and this gift had to be really special and it had to represent who you are and what you really care about". Every single audience member had a box under their seat. "Isn't that interesting? What a coincidence!" Portia then introduced her gift: building a campus called the Ellen DeGeneres Center for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, as well as setting up The Ellen ... (more...)
White House reviews Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe White House reviews Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe
- February 07, 2018

Republicans contend the FBI's application for a warrant relied excessively on an ex-British spy whose opposition research was funded by Democrats . are now deploying". Trump is expected to be briefed on the memo Tuesday or Wednesday, after the White House counsel's office and National Security Council staff have thoroughly reviewed the document, a White House official said. (more...)
Narendra Modi attacks Congress in Parliament speech Narendra Modi attacks Congress in Parliament speech
- February 07, 2018

We have, for thousands of years, believed in listening to all sides and what they have to say. "Loktantra Congress ya Nehru ji ki den nahi hai, Loktantra hamari ragon mein hai hamari parampara mein hai". "This is no commitment to democracy". "Had Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel been the first Prime Minister, a part of Kashmir would not have been under control of Pakistan", Modi added. (more...)
PM Modi's wife Jashodaben injured in vehicle accident PM Modi's wife Jashodaben injured in vehicle accident
- February 07, 2018

Vasantbhai Modi, one of the relatives and incidentally also the driver of the vehicle, succumbed to injuries. According to a few reports, one person was also killed in the accident which took place near Katunda on the Kota-Chittorgarh highway. (more...)
Trump, Schiff duel on Twitter as Democrats push to release dueling memo Trump, Schiff duel on Twitter as Democrats push to release dueling memo
- February 07, 2018

Trump denies collusion between his campaign and Moscow. Trump has used the Nunes report to say that the entire investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections is corrupt. President Bill Clinton, meanwhile, testified to a grand jury via video from the White House during special counsel Kenneth Starr's investigation into Clinton's investment in an unsuccessful land deal in Arkansas that expanded to include his extramarital relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. (more...)
Paying Tribute to Black History Month Paying Tribute to Black History Month
- February 07, 2018

As one of the writers at Patheos Muslim wrote a few years ago - to know Islamic history is to know Black history. They will perform classical and modern works by various choreographs in honor of Black History Month . I was a little shocked to hear this. And she said that even after all the battles and sacrifices, racism still exists. "I try to be understanding to people who are coming because I have gone through all of these difficulties", Phiri says. (more...)
Senator says resignations are not enough Senator says resignations are not enough
- February 07, 2018

Geddert has come under intense scrutiny because of his close personal and professional relationships with Nassar, the former United States national team doctor sentenced to life in prison over the sexual abuse of many young female gymnasts under the guise of medical treatment. (more...)
Senator McCain DACA deal doesn't include border wall funding Senator McCain DACA deal doesn't include border wall funding
- February 07, 2018

Will HurdWilliam Ballard HurdCrowded primaries loom in Texas House races Dem whip pushes back on "four pillars" approach to Dreamers Texas Democrat slams border wall, links GOP opponent to Trump in new ad MORE (R-Texas) and Pete AguilarPeter (Pete) Ray AguilarDem whip pushes back on "four pillars" approach to Dreamers Bipartisan group to introduce DACA bill in House Don't bother with GOP DACA bill - Trump already has a winning plan MORE (D-Calif.). (more...)
Key Philadelphia Eagles Players Will Not Visit White House Because Of Trump Key Philadelphia Eagles Players Will Not Visit White House Because Of Trump
- February 07, 2018

Jenkins's Eagles teammates Torrey Smith and Chris Long also indicated they won't attend the White House visit due to their opposition to Trump, CNN reports. New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks (R) is hit by Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins (2R) during the second quarter of Super Bowl. (more...)
Trump blasts 'stupidity' of United States immigration laws Trump blasts 'stupidity' of United States immigration laws
- February 07, 2018

Most people in the program entered the U.S. as children and have lived in the USA for years "undocumented". They tell reporters after the meeting that Trump is interested in making a deal to allow hundreds of thousands of young immigrants known as " Dreamers " to continue to live and work in the country. (more...)
Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs get a motion poster Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs get a motion poster
- February 07, 2018

Introducing our main band of doggies, check out the clip below via Vulture , along with the new Berlinale description, photos, and a motion poster. In this exclusive first clip from the film, you'll get a sense of the unique Isle of Dogs setting: Anderson has fashioned an alternate version of Japan where the country's flu-ridden dogs have been quarantined on an island all their own. (more...)
Boy, 11, dies after falling through ice on NYC pond Boy, 11, dies after falling through ice on NYC pond
- February 07, 2018

Freezing waters claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy Tuesday after he ran to the rescue of a friend who had plunged through the thin ice of a Queens pond. "There are a lot of lakes around the City of NY, and especially for children, they may be enticing this time of the year", he said. Two were being treated for hypothermia. (more...)
SpaceX launches big new rocket, lands 2 boosters SpaceX launches big new rocket, lands 2 boosters
- February 07, 2018

The rocket is the most powerful in operation today by a factor of two and is created to one day take supplies to the Moon or even Mars. SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time with a Tesla roadster on board. It's not everyday we get to watch a billionaire use a giant rocket to shoot his expensive electric auto into orbit, but today was special. Right in the middle of the auto, on the center screen, are the words "Don't Panic". (more...)
Supreme Court docket gained't block Pennsylvania redistricting, a blow to GOP Supreme Court docket gained't block Pennsylvania redistricting, a blow to GOP
- February 07, 2018

Before the redistricting decision, Democrats had zeroed in on six Pennsylvania congressional districts vulnerable this election out of 91 they are targeting nationwide. His office issued a statement saying that his PAC's donations to Mundy were offset by donations from Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to the Supreme Court's Democratic justices-who he said was a party in the lawsuit, and thus, another conflict of interest. (more...)
'US has calculations against Turkey, Iran, Russia in Syria' 'US has calculations against Turkey, Iran, Russia in Syria'
- February 07, 2018

Protestors have for always been demanding the resignation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over his autocratic rule. Elsewhere in Syria, more reports of violence are emerging. In a Tuesday statement, the U.N. Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator for Syria, Ali al-Za'tari, and the world body's representatives in the country sounded the alarm over the "extreme" humanitarian situation in several zones across the country, to which aid workers have no access. (more...)