Even House Dems wonder: What was the point of the Pelosi filibuster?

The speech was the longest in House history . On social media, many users pointed out that Ms Pelosi had not only spoken for many hours, but had done so while consuming only a little water - and wearing four-inch high heels . The wide-ranging b... More..

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South Korea's president hosts North Korea delegation, including dictator's sister
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

South Korea's president hosts North Korea delegation, including dictator's sister

North Korea's overtures to the South have included sending as part of its delegation Kim Yo Jong, the current leader's younger sister, who is thought to be one of his closest aides. North Korea has spent year...More..

Turkey, Not US, May Have Supplied Syrian Kurds' Missiles
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Turkey, Not US, May Have Supplied Syrian Kurds' Missiles

Russian Federation has given President Bashar al-Assad's government crucial support throughout Syria's almost seven-year civil war in which hundreds of thousands of people were killed since it began with a crac...More..

Winter Climate Advisory Issued for Kankakee County
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Winter Climate Advisory Issued for Kankakee County

Mixed precipitation will turn to light snow by the time the day is through. By Saturday afternoon, temperatures will be dropping into the 20s across Benton county, which will cause bridges, overpasses and...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Kurtz: Rob Porter Is 'Not A Trump Problem'

Paul LePage. The position put him in close with the president and required a security clearance but Porter, a Harvard Law School graduate, had not yet been approved for security clearance because the requir...More..

British fishermen set to have better non-EU trading deals post Brexit
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

British fishermen set to have better non-EU trading deals post Brexit

Mr Davis made the comments after two days of talks amongst Theresa Mays Brexit ministers which were aimed at reaching agreement on a future relationship with the EU. "I'm very pleased that judges elsewhere ar...More..

Second US shutdown assured as senator holds up spending bill
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Second US shutdown assured as senator holds up spending bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., pledged on the House floor early Friday morning that he also meant to address immigration . The California congresswoman has called for the bill to include protection aga...More..

Syria: Air defenses respond to Israeli strike near capital
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Syria: Air defenses respond to Israeli strike near capital

Bombardment resumed on several Eastern Ghouta towns on Friday morning, killing 13 civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor. Syrian state television on Thur...More..

South Korea's President Moon invited by N. Korea to visit Pyongyang
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

South Korea's President Moon invited by N. Korea to visit Pyongyang

Speaking with NBC's Lester Holt on the sidelines of the 23rd Olympic Winter Games , in PyeongChang, South Korea , Pence, who is leading the USA delegation there, made clear that the US was not ruling out mili...More..

U.S. congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

U.S. congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

Senate leaders unveiled a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, a major victory for both parties that could prevent a government shutdown at the end of this week and increase the federal government's spe...More..

Mattis: DACA Troops Aren't At Risk Of Deportation
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Mattis: DACA Troops Aren't At Risk Of Deportation

ICE is Immigration and Customs Enforcement. All of those DACA service members came in under a small, special recruiting program called Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest, that seeks people w...More..

Midnight US shutdown nearly certain as senator holds up spending bill
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Midnight US shutdown nearly certain as senator holds up spending bill

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and many other Democrats oppose the budget deal because it does not address DACA. Paul engaged in an on-again, off-again speech on the Senate floor for mor...More..

Duhamel, Radford vault Canada into top spot at the Olympic team event
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Duhamel, Radford vault Canada into top spot at the Olympic team event

Japan is looking for a big improvement in the team event after placing fifth in the inaugural competition in Sochi four years ago, when Russian Federation won the gold, Canada silver and the United States ...More..

Who is USA curler Matt Hamilton's celebrity doppelganger?
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Who is USA curler Matt Hamilton's celebrity doppelganger?

It is round-robin tournament played by teams of two - one man and one woman. Three time Olympic medalist Noriaki Kasai will make his eighth Olympic appearance which breaks the record for number of appearanc...More..

Intel put on an Olympic light show with 1218 drones
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Intel put on an Olympic light show with 1218 drones

In addition to the opening ceremony, the drones will be used throughout the games, creating light-filled formations every night from February 10 to February 24 during the nightly victory ceremonies. Intel did h...More..

NBC Gains 12% More OOH Viewers From Super Bowl
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

NBC Gains 12% More OOH Viewers From Super Bowl

The Super Bowl itself was seen by 103.4 million people, down 7 percent from the 2017 game. Despite competition from Netflix and The Cloverfield Paradox , NBC's This Is Us managed to take full advantage o...More..

Trump blocks release of Democrats' FBI Russia intelligence memo
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump blocks release of Democrats' FBI Russia intelligence memo

CNN reported Wednesday that Trump is expected to authorize the release of the Democratic memo after a review process, barring any threat to national security. "One week ago, the Department of Justice and Feder...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

2nd WH official resigns over abuse claims

Sorensen, in a statement to the Post , denied the allegations. His father, Roger Porter , worked in three administrations and was, I'm told, top drawer. Mr McGahn knew that the allegations could threaten ...More..

Sri Lanka build lead in second Bangladesh Test
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Sri Lanka build lead in second Bangladesh Test

His four wickets helped Sri Lanka win the second Test by a massive margin of 215 runs. Roshen Silva - named the player of the match and series - finished unbeaten on 70 for Sri Lanka as they set Banglade...More..

Mandhana 135 highlights India Women's series win over South Africa
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Mandhana 135 highlights India Women's series win over South Africa

A final decision will be made on Saturday as to whether De Villiers has recovered sufficiently to play in the fourth match at the Wanderers Stadium - live on Sky Sports Cricket from 10.55am. Apart from new-ba...More..

Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia

Excessive rainfall, combined with an already saturated ground and snowmelt, may lead to flooding along streams, creeks, rivers and in low lying areas. A series of disturbances will move through the area over th...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Equity Research Analyst's Stock Ratings: Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY), Energous Corporation (WATT)

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) has declined 49.83% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.95% the S&P500. Array BioPharma Inc . Panagora Asset Mngmt has invested 0.06% in Array BioPhar...More..

North Korea has 'no intention' to meet U.S. officials during Olympics
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

North Korea has 'no intention' to meet U.S. officials during Olympics

An estimated 16 million people watched NBC's coverage of the first night of the Olympics, down 20 percent from the 20 million who watched the similar first night in Sochi in 2014. After banning the entire tea...More..

Let the games begin! PyeongChang opening ceremony dazzles
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Let the games begin! PyeongChang opening ceremony dazzles

The vice president's office confirmed that neither the vice president nor his wife, Karen Pence, had any interactions with North Korea's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong Nam , or Kim Yo Jong. The official ...More..

Heavy Winter Storms Expected Tonight Through Saturday Morning
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Heavy Winter Storms Expected Tonight Through Saturday Morning

Moderate to heavy snow should continue to fall over the warned area into Friday morning, gradually diminishing from the west. More than 200 flights were canceled at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, ...More..

Donald Trump signs deal to end second government shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Donald Trump signs deal to end second government shutdown

Trump announced the signing on his Twitter account, hailing the bill's passage in the early hours of Friday as a boost for the U.S. military and "JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!" The bill includes huge spending increases s...More..

Start-up guru Mahesh Murthy arrested in molestation case
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Start-up guru Mahesh Murthy arrested in molestation case

A complaint was earlier filed by a woman in Delhi against Murthy, following which Maharashtra Police on 29 December, 2017, has registered a case against the Seedfund co-founder. A cognizable offence was regis...More..

US Vice-President Mike Pence rains on Olympic parade with Korea team snub
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US Vice-President Mike Pence rains on Olympic parade with Korea team snub

Choe and Kim Yo Jong also are under direct American sanctions for human rights abuses related to their roles in censoring information in North Korea . Moon met with Kim Yo Jong and senior North Korean offi...More..

LeBron 'approves' of Cleveland roster revamp
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

LeBron 'approves' of Cleveland roster revamp

Jordan Clarkson , Larry Nance Jr ., George Hill and Rodney Hood are headed to Cleveland . The Cavs' previous unit simply was not working, and the team's new players are expected to bring much-needed energy...More..

USA drone strikes kill 11militants in Pakistan, Afghanistan
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

USA drone strikes kill 11militants in Pakistan, Afghanistan

The apparent target of the strike was Haqqani network's local commander, Qudrat Ullah, but it was unclear if he was among those killed when the drone's missiles struck the compound, two officials said. Mr Sul...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Kim Jong Un's sister arrives in South Korea

A high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived at a train station in Pyeongchang hours ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics . "The timing of these de...More..

Israel shoots down Iranian drone, strikes Iranian targets in Syria - army
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Israel shoots down Iranian drone, strikes Iranian targets in Syria - army

IDF Spokesperson and Brigadier General Ronen Manelis clarified that, " the drone was identified by IAF systems and was downed by an IAF helicopter. Israel has shot down several drones that previously tried to...More..

Kerala, Punjab, TN top NITI Aayog's health index report
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Kerala, Punjab, TN top NITI Aayog's health index report

However, in terms of overall levels of performance, the Himalayan regions remained in the bottom two-third of the range of Index scores, with Kerala (76.55), Punjab (65.21) and Tamil Nadu (63.38), said the ...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Mike Pence diverges from Trump in response to Rob Porter scandal

Holderness and Willoughby told The Daily Mail they were in contact with a woman who said she was Porter's girlfriend. What the president is trying to say is that there were very fine people on both si...More..

Sister Act: Rapid Rise of North Korean Leader's New Top Aide
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Sister Act: Rapid Rise of North Korean Leader's New Top Aide

United States Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, in Pyeongchang to represent the US, were seated directly in front of the North Korean delegation. "This is a great honour for me, especially as we...More..