Friday September 21-st, 2018

Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40 to 125 Years in Prison Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40 to 125 Years in Prison

A judge on Monday ordered Nassar's third and final sentence: 40 to 125 years in prison. Three directors resigned on Monday amid criticism that the organization failed to protect its athletes from Nassar. Among those who testified against Nassar...

Any immigration plan without border wall 'waste of time' Any immigration plan without border wall 'waste of time'

Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), said last month. "Trying to get that done in one month because we also want DACA at the same time is unreasonable". Last month's brief government shutdown ended with Congress voting to give itself two weeks to pass a ...

United States stock futures volatile after massive market plunge United States stock futures volatile after massive market plunge

If the S&P declines 20% at any point in the day, trading is called off for the day. The FTSE 100 was down 67 points at 7,376. Some analysts have cautioned the decrease in an unusually strong market could merely be a correction , which co...

Attorneys General in Several States Oppose Federal Tips Plan Attorneys General in Several States Oppose Federal Tips Plan

The National Restaurant Association is attempting to frame the proposed rule as an initiative to allow for tip pooling to end pay disparities between the front and back of the house in restaurants. " Most critically, it would harm low-wage tipped em...

Lawmakers urge funding for low-income health providers Lawmakers urge funding for low-income health providers

He believes organizations like community health centers need certainty when it comes to their budget. There's no clear reason lawmakers haven't authorized the money - besides the fact the centers were originally tied to disputes over funding the Ch...

Pence Holds Out Possibility of Meeting With North Korea at Olympics Pence Holds Out Possibility of Meeting With North Korea at Olympics

If Pence were to meet Kim, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, he would be the most senior USA official to meet a North Korean leader since President Bill Clinton met Vice Marshal Jo Myong Rok, a special envoy of Kim Jong Un...

SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma future in balance as ANC leaders meet SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma future in balance as ANC leaders meet

This flew in the face of party treasurer Paul Mashatile, who insisted that Zuma should resign. Zuma's tenure officially runs until mid-2019. Party secretary-general Ace Magashule said the executive committee meeting had been postponed to enable Zum...

(NASDAQ:CELG) is Polen Capital Management LLC's 5th Largest Position

Northstar Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Celgene Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $73.80 billion market cap company. As per Monday, January 30, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. Deutsche...

At least three Eagles skipping White House visit At least three Eagles skipping White House visit

Jenkins, a team leader and captain, has lead the team in their stance in protest of the United States criminal justice system, with the Eagles standing firmly in support of incarcerated Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill . "They call it the anthem prot...

Analyst Buzz: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Coca Cola Co now has $191.26B valuation. The stock increased 2.34% or $2.43 during the last trading session, reaching $106.25. About 25.00M shares traded or 118.90% up from the average. This showed a surprise of 2% in the last quarter earnings. KO's ...

Yellow weather warning issued by Met Office for snow and ice Yellow weather warning issued by Met Office for snow and ice

He said: "We have seen snow through the night for much of Scotland the bands of wet weather has pulled away from here now but still some snow showers into the north and the west". The cold weather is set to remain into tomorrow with another frosty st...

Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe under White House review Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe under White House review

As noted in the Nunes memo , the FBI began a counterterrorism investigation of former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos in late July 2016 - about three months before federal investigators first sought the warrant on Page on Oct 21.

House Intelligence Committee unanimously votes to release Democratic memo

If Trump tries to block the Democratic memo's release, House rules allow Democrats to seek a closed-door vote of the full House of Representatives to override the president. declined to answer questions in a House Intelligence Committee interview...

Blumenthal, Murphy Pan Release Of Blumenthal, Murphy Pan Release Of "Nunes Memo"

Three days after the release of the GOP staff memo alleging FISA abuses in the monitoring of Trump campaign adivsor Carter Page, the House Intelligence Committee memo unanimously voted to release a memo from committee Democrats rebutting the GOP ...

North Korea slams Trump's State of the Union address North Korea slams Trump's State of the Union address

The ministry said it had chose to temporarily lift a ban on North Korean ships to "support a successful hosting of the Olympics", which begin on Friday. However, Japan barred the ship from its waters in 2006 in response to a long-range missile test b...

New immigration bill makes no room for wall funding Video New immigration bill makes no room for wall funding Video

Trump has proposed offering a route to citizenship for up to 1.8 million young immigrants. But the administration has also aggressively sought to have the judge's ruling overturned by a higher court, including the Supreme Court, only adding unc...

US Senate Republican leader says lawmakers near deal on spending limits US Senate Republican leader says lawmakers near deal on spending limits

That has Senate leaders looking to finalize a multiyear budget and spending agreement before the end of the week, according to Senate aides. "The only reason we need yet another CR is because Democrats continue to hold a budget agreement hostage ov...

Democrats sharpen warning to Trump in wake of disputed memo

News has exclusively obtained a six-page rebuttal to the Nunes memo from Rep. A memo written by Democrats on the House intelligence committee as part of its investigation of Russian election interference was under review Tuesday at the White House,...

Illinois GOP leaders slam Rep. Jeanie Ives' new campaign ad attacking Rauner Illinois GOP leaders slam Rep. Jeanie Ives' new campaign ad attacking Rauner

Tonight's City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features a flashback to State Rep. Jeanne Ives' (R-Wheaton) appearance on our show two months prior to Bruce Rauner's November, 2014 election as IL Governor. It's seriously disgusting. The actor...

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Monday From Noon Until Midnight Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Monday From Noon Until Midnight

Today: A slight chance of snow showers before noon. A few clouds will begin moving back into the area late tonight . East wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. The afternoon continues as mostly sunny with temperatures in the low to mid teens. Wayne will ...

Dreamers not priority for deportation, White House chief of staff says Dreamers not priority for deportation, White House chief of staff says

John Kelly has told a small group of reporters at the Capitol that as long as an immigrant in the USA illegally has no criminal record, they are likely to stay "out of anyone's scope" for a long time. In addition, they may have feared giving personal...

Amtrak Train Suffers Malfunction North Of Baltimore Amtrak Train Suffers Malfunction North Of Baltimore

Here's a look back at the timeline and details behind the incidents. The issue happened at around 6:40 a.m. on Acela Express train 2150 headed north from Washington to Boston, an Amtrak spokesman said. "We are now investigating the cause of the a...

European Union opens door to Balkans with 2025 target for membership European Union opens door to Balkans with 2025 target for membership

Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia - want deepening the relationship between the Western Balkans and Brussels by proposing Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Monten...

Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

President Donald Trump sent out a tweet on Monday in which he accused Adam Schiff , the House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, of criminally leaking sensitive information. Durbin would not predict how Democrats would react if either off...

New York Times asks court for sealed Carter Page documents New York Times asks court for sealed Carter Page documents

Former President Donald Trump campaign adviser Carter Page confirmed during a Tuesday interview that he has never spoken to Trump in his life. He said Tuesday that the memo's revelations were worse than he could have imagined because "there...

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