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Snow will stay with us throughout the week Snow will stay with us throughout the week
- February 05, 2018

By the late afternoon and evening, anything that falls should be in the form of rain. Single digit wind chills expected overnight with a sustained NW wind around 15 miles per hour. Amounts will be light but a light glaze of sleet and freezing rain looks possible south of I-44. "Minimal accumulations up to 1" are possible. That is when the center of the storm will move close to Buffalo. (more...)
Ram Trucks Super Bowl Commercial 2018: Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Ram Trucks Super Bowl Commercial 2018: Martin Luther King Jr. Speech
- February 05, 2018

The ad begins by noting that King delivered the sermon - known as "The Drum Major Instinct" - on February 4, 1968, 50 years ago today. Watching at home, some viewers expressed distaste for the ad as well. "You don't have to know about Pluto and Aristotle to serve". However representatives of the King Estate, which is separate from The King Center, told the Slate on Sunday night that they did approve the use of the sermon in the Super Bowl ad. (more...)
Gonzalez: Big gap in reaching DACA deal
- February 05, 2018

Mr. Trump steered clear of direct attacks on political opponents, while holding open the possibility of bipartisan cooperation in an era that he dubbed "our new American moment" for rebuilding the country culturally and economically. He cast the debate over immigration - an issue that has long animated his most ardent supporters - as a battle between heroes and villains, praising the work of an immigration agent who arrested more than 100 gang members and saluting the families of two ... (more...)
United Nations court: Nicaragua must pay Costa Rica environmental costs United Nations court: Nicaragua must pay Costa Rica environmental costs
- February 05, 2018

He made his way to the top of the polls after speaking out against January's human rights court ruling that granted same-sex marriage rights to LGBTI couples. Alvarez, a two-time president of the Legislative Assembly and a Cabinet minister under the first presidency of Oscar Arias in 1986 to 1990, says he opposes same-sex marriage but backs recognizing certain other rights for gay couples. (more...)
Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Taiwan coast Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Taiwan coast
- February 05, 2018

The epicenter was monitored at 24.2 degrees north latitude and 121.72 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km, the center said in a renewed statement. Aftershocks with magnitudes between 4 and 5 rumbled across the country throughout the evening. "A total of 10 aftershocks were reported, with the largest being a magnitude 5.5 temblor", Taiwan News reported . (more...)
Democrats Say House Republicans Join Effort to Obstruct Mueller Democrats Say House Republicans Join Effort to Obstruct Mueller
- February 05, 2018

During the tenure of Presidents Clinton and Obama, that was a charge Democrats frequently lobbed at GOP critics - that they were rooting against a strong economy and against the country. The second hit Pelosi for not working with him on DACA. The issue of the Dreamers arose after Trump previous year canceled DACA, which former Democratic President Barack Obama had created to protect Dreamers, and gave Congress until March 5 to draft a solution. (more...)
India crushes South Africa by 9 wickets in 2nd ODI India crushes South Africa by 9 wickets in 2nd ODI
- February 05, 2018

As a result, the on-field decision was upheld. JP Duminy and new cap Khaya Zondo both scored 25 and shared a partnership of 48 before the last six wickets tumbled for 19 runs. It's a day we're gonna have to be really honest with ourselves. "I think we had some soft dismissals there". As much as you may want to highlight other players, India 's captain makes it hard to overlook him. (more...)
Tom Brady, at 40, becomes oldest victor of NFL MVP award Tom Brady, at 40, becomes oldest victor of NFL MVP award
- February 05, 2018

But if they can't provide some semblance of a run threat, Philly's pass rush becomes even more lethal. Patriots cornerback Ty Law intercepts a pass from Rams quarterback Kurt Warner during Super Bowl XXXVI. But that's not why he's having fun. But experience isn't everything in football. He does his readings, then journals, saying that sets his heart on the right path each day. (more...)
Super Bowl stimulates economy as well as fans Super Bowl stimulates economy as well as fans
- February 05, 2018

Bank Stadium underscored how dramatically a building is transformed for a Super Bowl. Another Mainer enjoying her trip to the Super Bowl is Destiny Cook of Gorham, who was in Minneapolis with her son, a student at the University of Maine at Farmington, and her brother, a Maine native now living in Denver, Colorado. (more...)
The story behind the Super Bowl's The story behind the Super Bowl's "Bold North" tagline
- February 05, 2018

Mother Nature played nice, however, and the temperature at kickoff was 48 degrees. The National Weather Service office in Minneapolis issued a special weather statement this week, warning of bitterly cold wind chills for those outside this weekend for Super Bowl festivities. (more...)
Terrell Owens has Made the Hall of Fame Terrell Owens has Made the Hall of Fame
- February 05, 2018

Linebacker/defensive end Ted Hendricks, wide receiver Michael Irvin, quarterback Jim Kelly, center Jim Otto, and defensive tackles Cortez Kennedy and Warren Sapp hall all been enshrined in Canton. He finished his career with 982 catches for 15,292 yards and ranks second all-time with 156 TD receptions. Owens played for the Cowboys for three seasons, hauling in 235 passes for 3,587 yards and 38 touchdowns. (more...)
Israel strikes continue in Egypt's Sinai for years Israel strikes continue in Egypt's Sinai for years
- February 05, 2018

The campaign is aimed to contain militants who have killed hundreds of soldiers and police officers in the region. So far Israel has carried out more than 100 such attacks, the report said. There are reports of several groups involved in terror activities in Sinai Peninsula. Using unmarked drones, helicopters and jets, the strikes in northern Sinai just over the border with Israel have targeted jihadists linked with the Islamic State group, it said. (more...)
US, African Union Condemn Raila Odinga's 'swearing-in' as Kenya's People's President US, African Union Condemn Raila Odinga's 'swearing-in' as Kenya's People's President
- February 05, 2018

Alongside its tweet about Miguna's arrest , Odinga's NASA coalition posted video online that showed shattered glass strewn across the front entrance of his house. Activist Okiya Omtata says police are preventing him from serving the order to Kenya's communications authority. Refusal to abide by the court order represents "a brazen example of censorship", added the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists. (more...)
Henrico man impregnates biological daughter, who he gave up for adoption Henrico man impregnates biological daughter, who he gave up for adoption
- February 05, 2018

Katie posted an Instagram photo in July stating that she and Steven had gotten "married", although they legally can not do so. In May 2017, she got to know that Katie was pregnant with Steven's child as she read it in one of her other children's journals. (more...)
Panchayat Polls: Majority of parties for deferment Panchayat Polls: Majority of parties for deferment
- February 05, 2018

How can it conduct Panchayat elections in entire state?"Abdullah questioned while talking to reporters in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district". Two students from Jammu and Kashmir were thrashed allegedly by almost 15 people last evening in Haryana's Mahendragarh. (more...)
Thousands protest in Greece over name dispute with neighbour Thousands protest in Greece over name dispute with neighbour
- February 05, 2018

Rally spokesman Michalis Patsikas told reporters that "it will be majestic". "It will send a very strong message both inside and outside Greece", added Patsikas, an olive farmer from northern Greece. The government has accused far-right hardliners and the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party of trying to exploit the issue. There are no parties, no colours. (more...)
Japan PM Abe to attend Pyeongchang Olympics - govt source Japan PM Abe to attend Pyeongchang Olympics - govt source
- February 05, 2018

Some experts say the North may want to use its Olympic-related overture as a way to weaken USA -led global pressure and sanctions. North Korea has only appeared at two previous Summer Paralympics- London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016. (more...)
N. Korea using embassy to buy nuclear tech: German spy chief N. Korea using embassy to buy nuclear tech: German spy chief
- February 05, 2018

Preview information of the film suggests that North Korea used offices in Germany to facilitate its clandestine nuclear and weapon procurement operations. The United Nations Security Council has slapped sanctions on North Korea for the launches. Non one at the embassy in Berlin was immediately available for a comment to Reuters . (more...)
Best bets for Super Bowl LII - odds spread picks Best bets for Super Bowl LII - odds spread picks
- February 05, 2018

The New England Patriots , looking to win back-to-back Super Bowls , will face the Philadelphia Eagles , who are playing in the showpiece for the first time since 2005 when they lost to the Pats. "You know what I hate?" If this doesn't happen, everyone outside of New England is going to be really ill. While the New England defense has shown considerable improvement over the last couple of month in stopping the run compared to their early-season struggles, Philly would still be ... (more...)
ANC top leaders to ask Zuma to resign ANC top leaders to ask Zuma to resign
- February 04, 2018

John's Apostolic Faith Mission Church in Katlegong. President Jacob Zuma will reportedly be formally asked to step down as president of the country by the ANC's top officials today, the City Press reports . Zuma has survived - courtesy of the ANC majority in Parliament - seven motions of no confidence, but it is thought unlikely he will survive another such motion. (more...)
CBI arrests GST commissioner for bribery CBI arrests GST commissioner for bribery
- February 04, 2018

According to agency sources, Chand, two superintendents of the department, one personal staff and five private people were nabbed by the CBI in a late-night operation on Friday spread across Kanpur and Delhi. The CBI has alleged that Chand and other officials were part of the organised and systematic collection of illegal gratification - whatever a person obtains or accepts other than legal remuneration. (more...)
Voodoo ritual leaves 5yo girl with 3d degree face burns in MA Voodoo ritual leaves 5yo girl with 3d degree face burns in MA
- February 04, 2018

In the past, the pair stated, they have performed " cleansing baths " for friends and family and said children get burned as spirits escape their bodies. The victim's mother, a hairstylist who has LaBossiere as a client, allegedly asked for the ritual. The young girl was found by Massachusetts Police at the East Bridgewater home, reportedly with a rope tied around her waist, with the five-year-old rescued and rushed to hospital. (more...)
Four Army soldiers killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Four Army soldiers killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
- February 04, 2018

The deceased have been identified as Captain Kapil Kundu, Rifleman Ram Avtar, Rifleman Shubam Singh and Havaldar Roshan Lal. Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively. The injured have been hospitalized, they said. The firing forced more than 50000 people to migrate to safer places. Shahid said the intermittent firing cross-LoC firing was going on when reported last poured in. (more...)
Trump plans to withdraw climate skeptic's nomination to environmental office Trump plans to withdraw climate skeptic's nomination to environmental office
- February 04, 2018

The White House chose to drop Kathleen Hartnett White as its pick to chair the Council on Environmental Quality. Citing anonymous administration officials, the Post says Harnett's nomination couldn't win enough favorable support, "with some Senate Republicans raising questions about her expertise". (more...)
Team Afghanistan Returns Home After U19 Cricket World Cup Team Afghanistan Returns Home After U19 Cricket World Cup
- February 04, 2018

Shubman Gill won the prestigious "Man Of The Tournament" award for his great run of form in the tournament. Led by batting prodigy Prithvi Shah, the Indian clean thus kept its slate clean at the tournament, remaining undefeated in six matches. (more...)

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