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City lifts state of snow emergency
- February 10, 2018

Residents should park on the odd-numbered side of the street on odd-numbered days and even side of the street on even-numbers days. Violators risk a ticket and/or tow-away at the owner's expense. "We thought if we stacked snow in the downtown parking areas, people wouldn't park there", Public Works director Dave Carney said. Parking controls (gates, card readers, and pay stations) in the North and South Parking Garages will go back online on Monday, February 12, at 6 a.m. (more...)
'This Is Us' Sees Minor Super Bowl Lift 'This Is Us' Sees Minor Super Bowl Lift
- February 10, 2018

Elsewhere on NBC, the Ellen's Game of Games season finale stayed consistent (1.9, 7.7 million). It will still wind up the most-watched television program for the year. " Super Bowl LII delivered for all of our partners, and provided us with the unique opportunity to give America a look ahead at the Olympic Winter Games". (more...)
Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second shutdown of 2018 Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second shutdown of 2018
- February 10, 2018

The bill stalled in the Senate on Thursday night when one of the opponents, Republican Rand Paul , refused to allow a speedy vote. The rebellion that simmered among Republicans and Democrats over the budget agreement boiled over when a determined Paul brought the Senate's work to a halt. (more...)
Imran Khan violates ECP code, participates in NA-154 Lodhran rally Imran Khan violates ECP code, participates in NA-154 Lodhran rally
- February 10, 2018

Imran Khan criticised the statements of Nawaz Sharif against the judiciary and said when the Supreme Court asked him to give the money trail, he brought a Qatari letter. The commission has directed all political parties to abide by the code of conduct. By-polls at the constituency are scheduled for February 12. A total of 1,043 polling booths have been set up at the stations, where 338 presiding officers and 1,043 assistant presiding officers will be on duty on voting day. (more...)
Terrorists attack Army camp in J&K's Sunjwan, one soldier injured Terrorists attack Army camp in J&K's Sunjwan, one soldier injured
- February 10, 2018

The area was cordoned off as intermittent firing continued. Several militant groups have been fighting for Kashmir's independence from India or its merger with Pakistan since 1989. The firing was still underway at 8 am and the police had cordoned off the area around 36 Brigade Army camp. S. D. Singh Jamwal said that two injuries have been reported and the terrorist stormed inside one of the army family quarter. (more...)
Flood Watch in effect for Alabama, Tennessee through Sunday afternoon Flood Watch in effect for Alabama, Tennessee through Sunday afternoon
- February 10, 2018

Low-lying areas that are prone to flooding - including creeks, riverbeds, and nearby roadways - should be monitored through the weekend. It will begin falling between 8 PM and 10 PM across Franklin, Colbert, Lawrence, southern Morgan, and southern Marshall counties. (more...)
Herbert shoots to lead at Perth golf event Herbert shoots to lead at Perth golf event
- February 10, 2018

Westwood shot a two-under 70 in tricky winds to move to eight-under overall, alongside Rumford. "Just putting your feet up", Rumford said of the advantage of having a first-round bye. Rumford led the tournament from start to finish a year ago, dominating the opening three rounds of stroke play before winning the final-round match-play format at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. (more...)
Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

Frustrations mounted as GOP Sen. There was far less drama in the Senate, where the measure sailed through by a 71-28 tally. "It's his right, of course, to vote against the bill", McConnell said around 6 p.m. House Democratic leaders opposed the measure - arguing it should resolve the plight of Dreamers - but not with all their might. "I ran for office because I was critical of President Obama's trillion-dollar deficits", Paul said on the floor, "Now we have Republicans hand-in-hand ... (more...)
Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Was Pinnacle of My First Year Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Was Pinnacle of My First Year
- February 10, 2018

And I think it was a very important point. Now, after his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, he has proof of that, and does not for one second regret his decision. He added "I think both sides will have to make hard compromises to reach a peace agreement". India was one of the earliest champions of the Palestinian cause but in recent years turned to Israel for high-tech military equipment and anti-terrorism cooperation. (more...)
Trump blocks release of Democrats' memo Trump blocks release of Democrats' memo
- February 10, 2018

John Kelly, White House chief of staff, said earlier this week that he told the lawyers reviewing the document to "get back to me" by the end of Thursday with their recommendation on whether President Donald Trump should release the memo. (more...)
Detroit begins enforcing its new Airbnb ban Detroit begins enforcing its new Airbnb ban
- February 10, 2018

The regulations required Airbnb hosts to register with the city or face fines of up to $1,000 per day. Detroit authorities are turning up the heat on Airbnb hosts, now that the city's new zoning rules are in effect. Over the last two years there have been a few enforcement actions that have involved Airbnb properties, but those tickets have arisen from other complaints or violations related to those properties. (more...)
Larry Nassar housed in federal facility in MI Larry Nassar housed in federal facility in MI
- February 10, 2018

She acknowledged being "the focus of this anger" but has denied any coverup by the university. The university announced Friday that Engler has submitted a request to the Office of the Provost to revoke Strampel's tenure, the first step in terminating his employment. (more...)
Bermuda becomes first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriage Bermuda becomes first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriage
- February 10, 2018

Rankin said that this new law called the Domestic Partnership Act 2017 is meant to be a compromise between those who are for and against same-sex marriage. In May of past year, the Bermuda Supreme Court struck down the British island territory's Marriage Act 1944 by deferring to the Bermuda Human Rights Act, legalizing gay marriage across the region. (more...)
APNewsBreak: Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report APNewsBreak: Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report
- February 10, 2018

Jon Stanard twice hired a prostitute past year, leading House and state elections officials to review whether public funds or campaign money were used for hotel stays that the report alleges Stanard used for the trysts. The dates align with when Stanard, who is married with children, would have been in Salt Lake City for legislative business. Last year, he voted in favor of stricter laws on prostitution, including hiking the penalty for soliciting sex to $2,500. (more...)
Shutdown Ends: Trump Signs Budget Bill Shutdown Ends: Trump Signs Budget Bill
- February 10, 2018

But the deal offered another reminder that GOP lawmakers, many of whom were elected on a promise to shrink government and curb spending , have abandoned those pledges after gaining power and facing the reality of governing and delivering on competing political priorities. (more...)
Michael Porter Jr says 'good chance' he will play this season Michael Porter Jr says 'good chance' he will play this season
- February 10, 2018

I'm not really anxious about the risk. The injury in November required surgery, with Porter going under the knife Nov. 22 for a microdiscectomy of his L3-L4 spinal discs. Romar, however, was sacked and Porter's father took a job with Martin at Missouri. They have seven games remaining in the regular season. He said he would only need a handful of practices before he felt game-ready. (more...)
Winter Olympics opening ceremony features historic handshake Winter Olympics opening ceremony features historic handshake
- February 10, 2018

The delegation's trip is the diplomatic high point of a Games-driven rapprochement between the two Koreas, with the dovish Moon pushing a "peace Olympics " that will open a door for dialogue to alleviate tensions and seek to persuade Pyongyang to give up its atomic ambitions. (more...)
GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co
- February 10, 2018

The company had revenue of $10.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.89 billion. Shares of GlaxoSmithKline ( GSK ) traded down $0.24 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $35.93. It also reduced its holding in Salesforce.Com Inc. Since August 22, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $2.50 million activity. (NASDAQ:EXPE). (more...)
Make Sure Nancy Pelosi and Other Democratic Leaders Remain with DREAMERS Make Sure Nancy Pelosi and Other Democratic Leaders Remain with DREAMERS
- February 10, 2018

Dreamers were previously protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals scheme - something which was ended by President Donald Trump previous year. What is our message? "We are going to deliver our share of support". After the last shutdown members are still unclear on the path forward and expect the Senate to pass this, leaving them little room. (more...)
Winter storm arrives Thursday evening into Friday Winter storm arrives Thursday evening into Friday
- February 10, 2018

Schools across MI also cancelled classes. Snow will linger into Saturday with another inch or two possible through the morning. Angela Lekkas took her children sledding in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. "We're up to it". By mid- afternoon, temperatures were still in the 20s inland, and low to mid 30s near the coast. Ten inches were reported in parts of northern IL and 8 inches in northern Indiana. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi's marathon speech sets record for longest in House history Nancy Pelosi's marathon speech sets record for longest in House history
- February 10, 2018

Republicans ended up passing the measure. Trump put almost 700,000 undocumented young people at risk of losing deportation protection and work permits when he ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , in September. (more...)
USA vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off USA vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off
- February 10, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday expressed hope to form "true friendship" with Japan but said Japan must first look squarely at the countries' shared history. South Korea, meanwhile, said it "will strive to solve" the issue of a statue symbolizing comfort women in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul. North Korea test-fired ballistic missiles over Japan past year, as well as a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that climbed to an altitude of more than 4,000 km ... (more...)
Trump 'weighing his options' on release of Democratic memo - White House Trump 'weighing his options' on release of Democratic memo - White House
- February 10, 2018

The Nunes memo alleges that Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials relied on an unsubstantiated dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele to get a warrant to conduct surveillance of Page, who served on the Trump campaign's foreign policy advisory team. (more...)
Wednesday Weather Update, Randolph Township Schools Closed For The Day Wednesday Weather Update, Randolph Township Schools Closed For The Day
- February 10, 2018

Friday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 0. Snow will be widespread through the morning, then taper west to east this afternoon and evening. The highest ice accumulations will be in southern Pennsylvania, the Hudson Valley in NY and into southern New England. (more...)
Koby Altman Details How Excited LeBron Is About Newest Additions Koby Altman Details How Excited LeBron Is About Newest Additions
- February 10, 2018

Gilbert has tried, and failed, to get a long-term commitment from James, and in the absence of that, the Cavs had no choice but to cover themselves, particularly after that Irving trade was starting to look like one of the more lopsided deals in recent memory. (more...)
Cavaliers, Isaiah Thomas take high road after Cleveland experiment didn't work Cavaliers, Isaiah Thomas take high road after Cleveland experiment didn't work
- February 10, 2018

I just feel like he was playing behind the eight ball, not only on the floor, but just trying to get himself back to where he's accustomed to playing."I wish the best for him in LA right now and his future". Once upon a time, the Celtics were the team that needed the fireworks. It's a big commitment to a 31-year-old who is in the midst of one of the worst seasons of his career, although moving on from the Kings could be what he needs to return to last season's form. (more...)
Trending on Social - Park and Pak Kick Off Olympics in PyeongChang Trending on Social - Park and Pak Kick Off Olympics in PyeongChang
- February 10, 2018

Meanwhile, hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police outside the Winter Olympics stadium in South Korea , hours before the North's delegation were due to attend the Games' opening ceremony . Kim Yong Nam and the North Korean leader's sister are scheduled to hold a meeting with Moon on Saturday. An encounter between the pair has been mooted, but Mr Kim but said the United States had not requested a meeting. (more...)
Mumbai Police register case against investor Mahesh Murthy for sexual harassment Mumbai Police register case against investor Mahesh Murthy for sexual harassment
- February 10, 2018

On December 25 past year, a Delhi-based woman entrepreneur had fileda complaint against him, which was forwarded by the NationalCommission for Women to the Mumbai Police. Later, another entrepreneur shared screenshots purportedly of a conversation with Murthy that made her "uncomfortable". So called "star investor" Mahesh Murthy is behind bars. (more...)
Teacher detained for suspected sexual abuse of Class 2 student Teacher detained for suspected sexual abuse of Class 2 student
- February 10, 2018

The development triggered angry protests by parents, who gathered outside the school, demanding suspension and punishment for the accused. Nevertheless, the parents have continued their protest outside the school which has disrupted the traffic at Rashbehari Avenue. (more...)
Indian Woman Says Husband Stole Kidney to Cover Unmet Dowry Demand Indian Woman Says Husband Stole Kidney to Cover Unmet Dowry Demand
- February 10, 2018

Mrs Sarkar says she knew nothing of her husband's crime until a few months ago, when she was hospitalised and doctors found that she was missing her right kidney. However, the practice persists in many parts of the country. Sarkar's mother-in-law is reportedly on the run. The incident came to light when Rita, the victim, approached the police claiming one of her kidneys had been stolen by a hospital in Kolkata where she had gone for treatment several years beforehand. (more...)

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