• ATC grants police 14-day physical remand of Zainab murder suspect
ATC grants police 14-day physical remand of Zainab murder suspect

There has been no immediate comment either from the accused or his lawyers. Earlier in the day, Kasur turned tense as residents surrounded the house of a suspect that the police said they had arrested in connection with Zainab's rape and murder.

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  • Trump to tell Erdogan of concern over Syria offensive
Trump to tell Erdogan of concern over Syria offensive

He circulated a draft resolution to the Security Council Tuesday to establish the United Nations Independent Mechanism of Investigation or UNIMI. Syria has dismissed recent reports of chemical attacks in the war-torn country as "lies". Presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın criticized European High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica M...

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  • Slick areas possible on roads, weather service says
Slick areas possible on roads, weather service says

Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Showers and high temperatures in the upper 40s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County. Heavy rain and high winds will stretch into the afternoon, and forecasters cautioned that some parts of MA are at risk for flooding that could impact the evening commute and power outages.

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  • Space is closed: How US govt's shutdown will affect NASA
Space is closed: How US govt's shutdown will affect NASA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday night he had scheduled a vote for 1 a.m. Monday on a new spending bill that would keep the government open until February 8. A member of President Trump's administration had a few things to say about House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) decision to host a dinner for Ho...

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  • USA Gymnastics: Board of directors members resign
USA Gymnastics: Board of directors members resign

Chairman Paul Parilla, Vice Chairman Jay Binder and Treasurer Bitsy Kelley announced in a brief statement that, as of Sunday, they were no longer part of USA Gymnastics . "Having Preston here has just been a joy", said Samantha Ursch, 29, who testified last week about abuse by Nassar in 2011 while she was a gymnast at Central Michigan Univer...

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  • Warm Welcome for Koreas at International Olympic Committee in Frigid Lausanne
Warm Welcome for Koreas at International Olympic Committee in Frigid Lausanne

The games will take place in Pyeongchang in South Korea , opening in just 20 days. He offered his "sincere thanks" to the governments of North and South Korea for coming to an agreement . While it has clearly opened doors, perhaps we should remain cautious and see whether there is lasting progress - beyond any show for the world's cameras under...

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  • Twitter Notifying Users Who Were Exposed to Propaganda from Russians
Twitter Notifying Users Who Were Exposed to Propaganda from Russians

Petersburg entity often described as a "troll farm" connected with the Kremlin. Twitter has suspended 1,062 accounts that were allegedly linked to the St. The company has also shared some examples of content that received significant engagement. The propaganda work was linked to an organization linked to the Russian government called "Internet Re...

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  • Roy Halladay autopsy reveals morphine, amphetamine in system at time of death
Roy Halladay autopsy reveals morphine, amphetamine in system at time of death

Halladay, 40, crashed the plane about a month after receiving it. The coroner's report also noted that morphine may be found in a person's system following heroin use, but it has not been determined that Halladay used any illegal drugs before his death.

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  • Cyber security top of mind for WEF elite
Cyber security top of mind for WEF elite

The survey showed that 93% of respondents anticipate that frictions over politics or economics are expected to worsen among the major powers. The survey of 1,000 experts found nearly 59 percent think the world faces mounting risks , while only 7 percent believed risks were lessening.

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  • Lebanon permits Spielberg movie
Lebanon permits Spielberg movie "The Put up" after…

While Lebanon is generally considered the most liberal of Arab countries, it occasionally bans content considered immoral, inciteful or supportive of Israel. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri personally intervened to override a ban on screening the movie " The Post " after an outcry among many Lebanese, government officials said Wednesday.

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  • 80 percent of all Bitcoin has already been mined
80 percent of all Bitcoin has already been mined

The high volatility of cryptocurrencies has attracted both Wall Street and retail investors looking to find more alpha than they could in the highly-regulated and much less volatile stock market. Bitcoin has been having a very hard month. As the price of major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin , ethereum and ripple fell sharply, that mar...

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  • Tillerson: The United States Remains in Syria to Help Overthrow Bashar Assad
Tillerson: The United States Remains in Syria to Help Overthrow Bashar Assad

Russia, which, together with Iran, has supported the Syrian regime during the civil war, has deep military and economic interests in Syria and maintains a powerful military presence there. Bush, said that while Tillerson set down the broad parameters of a first comprehensive US strategy for Syria , he left major questions unanswered.

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  • Israeli PM lays wreath at 26/11 memorial at Taj Hotel
Israeli PM lays wreath at 26/11 memorial at Taj Hotel

His parents were emissaries of the Chabad movement living in Mumbai at the time. Netanyahu, along with Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, laid wreath at the memorial of the terror attack victims, that claimed 166 lives, at the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in south Mumbai under a heavy security blanket.

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  • New California declares 'independence' from California in bid to become 51st state
New California declares 'independence' from California in bid to become 51st state

During a reading of their Declaration of Independence , the founder of New California, Robert Paul Preston said the state has been "ungovernable for a long time". "Coastal elites" are increasingly alienated from much of the country, while recent Hollywood and media scandals have eroded their moral credibility. But in the unlikely event that Cali...

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  • NATO's Deputy Secretary General Gottemoeller to visit Turkey next week
NATO's Deputy Secretary General Gottemoeller to visit Turkey next week

The U.S. -led coalition battling IS in Syria said on January 14 that the new border guards would be comprised of fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and would operate along the borders with Turkey and Iraq to keep IS militants who previous year were routed from most parts of Syria from returning to the country.

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  • Russian Federation won't back Trump's efforts to alter Iran deal
Russian Federation won't back Trump's efforts to alter Iran deal

He blames Washington for provoking North Korea into a nuclear confrontation and for obstructing the Iran nuclear agreement. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during his annual news conference, with Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova seen in the background, in Moscow , Russia January 15, 2018.

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  • Kosovo Serb leader shot dead in northern town
Kosovo Serb leader shot dead in northern town

Ivanovic, the victim, was the head of a small, moderate political party called the Citizens Initiative, but he was also fighting war crimes charges in court. At the same time, Russian Federation has aggravated nationalist and ethnic feeling by selling arms to Serbia and by accusing the European Union of trying to create a "greater Albania" in Alb...

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  • 'Baby Moshe' arrives in Mumbai after 9 years
'Baby Moshe' arrives in Mumbai after 9 years

There has been no drastic change on Moshe's personality or his characteristics after the attack, and he seems to be a normal child who survived one of the most harrowing experienced in his infanthood. Moshe's parents, who used to run the Jewish religious centre, had along with the other hostages been tortured by the terrorists before they were in...

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  • Oil spill from sunken tanker is expanding in East China Sea
Oil spill from sunken tanker is expanding in East China Sea

But oil spills in general can be extremely damaging to the marine environment and require specialised clean-up expertise to minimise their impact, said Yvonne Sadovy, from the University of Hong Kong's school of biological sciences. It had been handed over to the civil affairs bureau. The Sanchi's crew consisted of 30 Iranians and two Bangl...

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  • Erdoğan threatens to 'strangle' US-backed force in Syria
Erdoğan threatens to 'strangle' US-backed force in Syria

Turkey has repeatedly accused Washington of arming Syrian Kurdish groups, which listed as terrorist organizations by Ankara. Ankara considers the YPG an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, which has waged a three-decade insurgency inside Turkey.

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  • Vehicle crashes into the second floor of a Southern California building
Vehicle crashes into the second floor of a Southern California building

The vehicle was travelling at a high speed when it hit the concrete median. The auto remained lodged inside a dental office along at 319 E. 17th St. Luckily no one died in the incident and only two people suffered minor injuries. The driver, not yet publicly named by police, later admitted that he had been using narcotics.

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  • US Treasury: 90% of Americans Will See Larger Paychecks in February
US Treasury: 90% of Americans Will See Larger Paychecks in February

Congressional Democrats are concerned that in making those changes, the IRS may have caved to pressure from the administration to deliver immediate tax savings to workers' paychecks while exposing taxpayers to higher tax bills in 2019. "We would encourage every taxpayer to go to IRS.gov and run their financial information through that calculator so...

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  • House mechanism, not politicos, can solve SC crisis: Vikas Singh
House mechanism, not politicos, can solve SC crisis: Vikas Singh

Manan Kumar Mishra said, " We have unanimously made a decision to form a 7-member delegation of the Council who will meet Hon. judges of the Supreme Court . People, including media, are reluctant to discuss judiciary. Referring to Congress' remarks on the unprecedented move by the judges, Mishra said, "We have given an opportunity to Rahul Ga...

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  • Myanmar Faces Truth, Admits Soldiers Behind Rohingya Mass Grave
Myanmar Faces Truth, Admits Soldiers Behind Rohingya Mass Grave

After two attacks in last two years each by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, whom government declared as "terrorist organization", the Tatmadaw conducted clearance operations in the northern Rakhine, which drew criticism from overseas, accusing Myanmar's security forces of committed human rights abuses.

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  • Georgia 5-star QB Jacob Eason reportedly transferring to Washington
Georgia 5-star QB Jacob Eason reportedly transferring to Washington

This is how the 2015 Gatorade National Player of the Year commented on his future following the Georgia Bulldogs' loss to Alabama in the College Football National Championship Game on Monday night. Washington's recruiting class of 2018 includes two quarterbacks ranked inside 247 Sports' top 100 prospects: Colson Yankoff , a dual-threat from I...

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  • Environmental Groups Question Motives for Florida Drilling Exemption
Environmental Groups Question Motives for Florida Drilling Exemption

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week removed Florida's coastal waters from a draft plan for oil and gas drilling. Is this thing on? "Where do we sign up for a waiver @SecretaryZinke ", New York Gov. Charlie Baker and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. HENRY MCMASTER: We can not afford to take a chance with the beauty, the majesty and the econo...

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  • Trump says interview with Russian Federation investigator 'unlikely'
Trump says interview with Russian Federation investigator 'unlikely'

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign Blumenthal: "Credible case" of obstruction of justice can be made against Trump MORE (D-Calif.) for unilaterally releasing the full transcript of an interview between congressional...

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  • Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform
Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

The goal of the White House meeting was to discuss how to reach an agreement between Democrats and Republicans, while still accomplishing the President's push for a wall along the USA border with Mexico and other changes to the U.S. He also said that the Department of Homeland Security's "decision to rescind DACA was based on a flawed legal pre...

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  • Western's Weather Wrap: Winter Storm Arrives Tonight
Western's Weather Wrap: Winter Storm Arrives Tonight

Highs are forecast to reach only the teens in Duluth on Thursday , and the single digits above zero on Friday . Northwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Southeast wind around 5 miles per hour. Winter storm watch in effect from Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon. Thursday Night: Showers...

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  • SpaceX set to launch world's most powerful rocket by January end
SpaceX set to launch world's most powerful rocket by January end

The Falcon 9 launched from the SLC-40 launchpad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 1 am UTC. Zuma will be the first before the company premiers its new Falcon Heavy rocket, sometime later in January. The lack of basic details surrounding the launch is highly unusual even compared to SpaceX's national-security launches. Watch the live stream from Spac...

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  • Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants
Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11 host Salman Khan will also be seen dancing with Manoj Bajpayee and Sidharth Malhotra on popular Bhojpuri song Lollipop . The actors also ask the contestant to name the Aiyaary (behrupiya) of the house. He had gained a lot of fans while inside the house. Throughout the season, Akash Dadlani , Puneesh Sharma were seen playing ...

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  • USA freezes over $1.1 billion aid to Pakistan for harbouring terror groups
USA freezes over $1.1 billion aid to Pakistan for harbouring terror groups

The US President Donald Trump last week criticized Pakistan in strong words for harboring the terrorist groups despite receiving billions in aid to support the counter-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan. "So it's going to have some effect in the short term, and we don't know how long this will continue, so we have to really guess what is going to hap...

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  • Locals wait for clarity on federal marijuana policy
Locals wait for clarity on federal marijuana policy

Grant Osborn replaces a jar of marijuana to the display case at Sweet Relief in Astoria. Now, it's a matter of building support across state lines - and with 29 states having some form of legal cannabis, he thinks a majority vote would be there.

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  • Astronaut John Young dies at 87
Astronaut John Young dies at 87

Young received many special awards and recognitions, including the Congressional Space Medal of Honor in 1981, and he was inducted into six aviation and astronaut halls of fame. He took pictures of the nose-diving crew cabin. He flew on the first manned flight of the Gemini spacecraft in 1965 (and led a flight in 1966), traveled to the Moon twice (...

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  • Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson
Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson

Neighbors told AL.com that several of them noticed a young man walking around the house at about the time of the fire. They also say they have a person of interest in custody, but they add it does not appear to be related to her allegations against Moore .

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