Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Schools shut as rare snow blankets Rome Schools shut as rare snow blankets Rome

Corsica, a French island in the Mediterranean, received about 10 centimeters of snow Monday, with temperatures plummeting to minus 2.3 degrees Celsius (28 degrees Fahrenheit), said the WMO. In Berlin, where at least 3,000 people are estimated to be l...

'Winds of change' blowing, says Rahul Gandhi after MP bypoll victory 'Winds of change' blowing, says Rahul Gandhi after MP bypoll victory

Having lost two assembly bypolls to the Congress past year, the BJP is keen or recovering lost ground. The bypolls, held on February 24, were necessitated by the death of Congress MLAs Mahendra Singh Kalukheda ( Mungaoli ) and Ram Singh Yadav (Kola...

Top Trump aide Hicks resigning: White House Top Trump aide Hicks resigning: White House

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders - who described Ms Hicks as "in a league of her own" - said it remained unclear when she would leave the administration. 27, 2018. Mr Trump was reportedly not consulted and was unimpressed with her handling...

ITV (ITV) Stock Price Down 2.9% Following Analyst Downgrade

Altria Group Inc. now has $119.68 billion valuation. The stock increased 15.10% or $1.434 during the last trading session, reaching $10.934. Citigroup's price target points to a potential upside of 5.26% from the stock's current price. In an analys...

In Russia probes, Republicans draw red line at Trump's finances In Russia probes, Republicans draw red line at Trump's finances

Rogers is retiring and his appearance before the committee was expected to be his last. Rogers also said he believed Russia's operations will continue if "we don't change the dynamic". On Monday, she retweeted a claim that Facebook charged her ca...

Worshippers in clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony Worshippers in clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony

Moon is the son of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, a self-proclaimed messiah who founded the Unification Church, often described as a cult, in the 1950s. AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles were used at the Sandy Hook massacre in CT in 2012, where 27 were...

Brooklyn woman charged with attempting to murder lookalike with cheesecake Brooklyn woman charged with attempting to murder lookalike with cheesecake

She denied those charges in the CBS interview. 'This is a weird and twisted crime that could have resulted in the death of a Queens woman, whose only fault was that she shared similar features with the defendant, ' Queens District Attorney Richa...

Russian Federation and France collaborate on peacekeeping in Eastern Ghouta Russian Federation and France collaborate on peacekeeping in Eastern Ghouta

Last week Syrian government forces launched an operation to take control of Eastern Ghouta . "Casualties were reported on both sides; and the latest reports say four people were killed there". "The first five hours of the truce is real pro...

Palestinian leaders welcome Prince William's plans to visit PA Palestinian leaders welcome Prince William's plans to visit PA

Binyamin Netanyahu, its prime minister, said: "We welcome the announcement of Prince William's visit to Israel ". Within minutes of the announcement being made on Thursday, the political sensitivities of the visit were exemplified when the Briti...

New calculator helps figure how much tax to withhold New calculator helps figure how much tax to withhold

Knowing how much money to set aside can be the difference between owing the IRS and getting a refund. Both the new W-4 and the tax withholding calculator correspond with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that took effect at the beginning of this year.

Massachusetts man charged with sending suspicious powder, threats to Trump Jr Massachusetts man charged with sending suspicious powder, threats to Trump Jr

Daniel Frisiello from Beverly, north of Boston , allegedly sent the letter and similar threats to four other prominent individuals across the country. Lelling, the U.S. Attorney for MA. Thankfully, the white powder in these letters was inert and no...

NRA says Donald Trump opposes gun control after 'great' meeting NRA says Donald Trump opposes gun control after 'great' meeting

On Monday , he met with 35 governors, urging them to disregard pressure from the NRA as they seek to address firearms safety and school security. "If we see a sicko, I don't want him having a gun", he said . "It would be nice if we could add eve...

What Roy Williams said after North Carolina's loss to Miami What Roy Williams said after North Carolina's loss to Miami

But the screaming crowd went silent as Newton flung a 35-footer from near the half court sideline that swished through the net a tick before time expired. UM made eight of eight free throws in the last three minutes. But Newton had the answer, and ...

USA to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions USA to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions

This is said to be the largest punitive sanctions package targeting North Korea. Those sanctions included a cap on North Korean oil imports. Speaking at a news conference, President Donald Trump warned of serious consequences if the latest round ...

Meghalaya elections: 75% voter turnout recorded, EVM malfunctions reported Meghalaya elections: 75% voter turnout recorded, EVM malfunctions reported

Around 67 per cent of voter turnout was recorded in Meghalaya till 1530 hours. The Election Commission has ordered re-polling in Kyndong Tuber polling station in Raliang constituency of West Jaintia Hills district tomorrow. Kharkongor also info...

Nintendo Switch 2.0 Not Coming Anytime Soon Nintendo Switch 2.0 Not Coming Anytime Soon

Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal has reported that Nintendo now has no plans to release a Switch 2.0, at least in the near future. Nintendo doesn't usually update their home consoles, except for a low budget alternative right at the end o...

Kushner's clearance downgrade could leave him 'flying blind' Kushner's clearance downgrade could leave him 'flying blind'

That means they'll lose access to top-secret intelligence and other government secrets. All of the officials whose clearances were downgraded held the top secret designation on an interim basis. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Tuesday...

Brazilian team doctor in Paris to assess Neymar Brazilian team doctor in Paris to assess Neymar

Speaking to Brazilian media outlets upon his arrival here from Paris, Lasmar said he will operate on Saturday to fix the fractured fifth metatarsal in the 26-year-old's right foot in Brazil."The recovery time is between two and a half and three month...

South Africa: Rassie Erasmus Appointed Head Coach, Signing Five-Year Deal South Africa: Rassie Erasmus Appointed Head Coach, Signing Five-Year Deal

The decision to appoint Erasmus, who had been acting as director of rugby in South Africa, was widely expected and he will stay in both roles as he finally fulfills his ambition of coaching the side having missed out to Coetzee two years ago.

United Kingdom demands 'urgent debate' on Eastern Ghouta at UN United Kingdom demands 'urgent debate' on Eastern Ghouta at UN

Security Council for a 30-day cease-fire across Syria failed to stop the carnage in eastern Ghouta where more than 500 people have been killed since last week. Syrian state media and military sources accused anti-regime forces in Eastern Ghouta of de...

White House Hosts Opioid Summit White House Hosts Opioid Summit

During his unannounced appearance in the White House East Room, the President commented on "some countries" that have much stricter punishments for drug dealers. "That gives you an idea of some of the pervasiveness of this in our society", he said...

France's Marine Le Pen charged over ISIS photos France's Marine Le Pen charged over ISIS photos

One of the images that Le Pen uploaded to Twitter showed the body of beheaded American journalist James Foley. If the case goes to trial and she is convicted, Ms Le Pen, 49, faces three years in prison and a £66,000 ($177,000) fine. Lawyer Rodolphe B...

Stars, fans pay respects to iconic Bollywood actress, Sridevi Stars, fans pay respects to iconic Bollywood actress, Sridevi

The Kapoor family today issued a statement and thanked "the film fraternity, media, fans of late Sridevi Kapoor and all the well-wishers for their prayers, support and sensitivity during our moment of huge grief", according to a report in India...

Hawkeyes End Big Ten Tournament Drought Hawkeyes End Big Ten Tournament Drought

The Hawkeyes now have a quick turnaround before playing again today against a MI team that defeated them twice in the regular season. It's also common knowledge in Penn State's locker room that Minnesota's jimmies are rustled after a weekend when t...

Trump, Congressional Leaders Honor Billy Graham In Rare Capitol Hill Tribute Trump, Congressional Leaders Honor Billy Graham In Rare Capitol Hill Tribute

As NPR's Tom Gjelten has reported, over the course of his six-decade-long career, Graham preached to more than 200 million people in almost 200 countries. Capitol, where Graham's remains lay in honor. Franklin Graham will deliver the funeral messag...

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