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McArthur charged with sixth case of first-degree murder McArthur charged with sixth case of first-degree murder
- February 23, 2018

After investigating the inside of the home, excavating the frozen ground and searching the drainage network, police said they would be wrapping up their search at the house. The 66-year-old self-employed landscaper was arrested on January 18 and originally charged with two counts of first-degree murder in relation to the disappearance of Kinsman and Selim Esen. (more...)
Wintry mix early Friday; bigger winter storm potential this weekend Wintry mix early Friday; bigger winter storm potential this weekend
- February 23, 2018

The weather service warns that ice accumulations will lead to risky travel conditions, as well as falling tree branches and isolated power outages. Some patchy freezing drizzle is possible in Northwestern Wisconsin this morning. Flagstaff is expected to get up to 5 inches (13 centimeters) of snow, with similar levels expected in valley locations of Mohave County and more in the mountains of northwest Arizona. (more...)
Korda brilliant but Lee remains in hunt in Thailand Korda brilliant but Lee remains in hunt in Thailand
- February 23, 2018

Korda's closest pursuers, compatriots Brittany Lincicome and 2016 victor Lexi Thompson , are four shots back at 12 under par. Korda's final nine of 29 has opened the door for a 5th LPGA Tour title, the last of the previous four coming more than two years ago. (more...)
Missouri governor indicted for invasion of privacy over taking nonconsensual nude photo Missouri governor indicted for invasion of privacy over taking nonconsensual nude photo
- February 23, 2018

In a leaked audio recording released earlier this year , the woman whom Greitens allegedly blackmailed claimed that he took a photo of her naked and blindfolded for the explicit objective of using it as a deterrent to prevent her from discussing their relationship. (more...)
Husband of slain online 'mature hotties' exhibitionist charged with murder Husband of slain online 'mature hotties' exhibitionist charged with murder
- February 23, 2018

Prior to her death, West operated an adult subscription website under the name "Kitty Kat West". It was here that she stay-at-home mum posted hundreds of explicit photographs and videos, reported the Mail Online. He said the arrest came just two days after his officers received their final report on the case from the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences. Because the victim wasn't in the home, where most domestic killings happen, and she wasn't fully clothed, Lemley said it took time for ... (more...)
UK PM May To Give Vision For Future EU Relationship In Speech
- February 23, 2018

But the stance puts the Government on course for a clash in the Commons after Tories and Labour MPs backed an amendment to Theresa May's Trade Bill which would commit the United Kingdom to a customs union with Brussels . May and 11 senior ministers have been thrashing out Britain's approach to Brexit in an eight-hour discussion at the PM's country retreat. Asked if there is any possibility of the Government coming round to the idea of "a" customs union, Mr Hunt said "no". (more...)
UK PM May To Give Vision For Future EU Relationship In Speech UK PM May To Give Vision For Future EU Relationship In Speech
- February 23, 2018

But the stance puts the Government on course for a clash in the Commons after Tories and Labour MPs backed an amendment to Theresa May's Trade Bill which would commit the United Kingdom to a customs union with Brussels . May and 11 senior ministers have been thrashing out Britain's approach to Brexit in an eight-hour discussion at the PM's country retreat. Asked if there is any possibility of the Government coming round to the idea of "a" customs union, Mr Hunt said "no". (more...)
Ripple Adds Latin America's Biggest Bank to Its Growing Enterprise Blockchain Network Ripple Adds Latin America's Biggest Bank to Its Growing Enterprise Blockchain Network
- February 23, 2018

RippleNet is powered by xCurrent , and provides real-time messaging, clearing and settlement of financial transactions - and many companies are eager to utilize the groundbreaking technology, including Brazil's largest private sector bank and Latin America's biggest bank by market capitalization , Ita├║ Unibanco . (more...)
Ivanka Trump touches down in South Korea Ivanka Trump touches down in South Korea
- February 23, 2018

A senior administration official said there are no plans for anyone from the US delegation to meet with a member of the North Korean government. The move comes after an apparently botched attempt by Seoul to mediate a meeting between U.S. (more...)
At least 3 killed after Wisconsin-bound plane crashes in Indiana At least 3 killed after Wisconsin-bound plane crashes in Indiana
- February 23, 2018

It had taken off from the Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis and was headed to Green Bay, Wisconsin. The plane took off from Eagle Creek Airpark in IN just before 7:30 p.m CST (8:20 p.m. They eventually used ATVs and other off-road vehicles to access the area. Indiana State Police told Indianapolis ABC affiliate WRTV that at least three people died in the crash. (more...)
Mental health agency examined Nikolas Cruz in 2016, didn't hospitalize him Mental health agency examined Nikolas Cruz in 2016, didn't hospitalize him
- February 23, 2018

Kimberly Snead lunged at him angrily before being held back by her husband. James Snead says before Cruz moved in with them, he had seen him around the house on occasion because he was a friend of the couple's son. "That seemed a reasonable thing", Blackstone said. One report in particular, from January 15, 2013, stands out for showing the then-14-year-old's volatile temper. (more...)
Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat
- February 23, 2018

Kids Connection and Just 4 Kids are closed as well, according to an announcement on the district website . It's not clear if that threat is related to the current investigation. And in New Brighton, police say they've received numerous calls from parents regarding a concerning Snapchat post that was sent around to some Irondale High School students. (more...)
President Trump to address annual conservative gathering President Trump to address annual conservative gathering
- February 23, 2018

NPR will offer a live streaming video embed of the speech TODAY around 10:00am ET. "Even though he had liberal tendencies, his Cabinet has been able to keep him in check and the Congress has been able to hold him to a standard as well as his base", said Kurt Schenher, a 21-year- old student at the University of CT. (more...)
Flood shelters open as Midwest's rivers keep rising Flood shelters open as Midwest's rivers keep rising
- February 23, 2018

City officials recommend anyone living in the possible flood areas to temporarily leave their home by noon Thursday. Though the rain has stopped in some areas, several rivers are forecast to reach major flood stage in the region over the next few days, AccuWeather said. (more...)
New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day
- February 23, 2018

Unlike big air, which takes the best two of a finalist's three runs, ski halfpipe takes the best single run out of the three that finalists lay down. "I had no clue that was coming, I mean was happy with the way I skied and that's all I can be proud of". (more...)
400kg of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina 400kg of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina
- February 23, 2018

The investigation started in December 2016, when Russia's ambassador to Argentina reported to Argentinian authorities that they had suspicions about a luggage found in an annex of the embassy. The logistics were also coordinated by former embassy official Ali Abyanov, who was arrested in his Moscow apartment. The drug, of 'very high purity, ' was destined for Russian Federation and probably also Germany, where the suspected mastermind lives. (more...)
Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities
- February 23, 2018

Not only would the return of Michael Porter Jr . bolster the front-court rotation, it would also help head coach Cuonzo Martin a deeper rotation overall. That could end when the Tigers play at Kentucky on Saturday, February 24. Porter (back) was fully cleared for all basketball activities on Thursday, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports. (more...)
Tribal youth, accused of stealing rice, beaten to death in Attappadi Tribal youth, accused of stealing rice, beaten to death in Attappadi
- February 23, 2018

The death of a tribal youth, Madhu, after being beaten up by the local residents on the charge of stealing provisions including rice from the shops has caused an outrage on the social media. However, Madhu's relatives told Malayalam channels that he was suffering from a mental breakdown and was staying away from home for some months. Expressing shock over the incident, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, in his Facebook post said that the incident was highly condemnable and also promised that ... (more...)
NRA chief calls for tighter security in schools - and points fingers NRA chief calls for tighter security in schools - and points fingers
- February 23, 2018

Stating clearly that he did not want all teachers to have guns, Trump said teachers with firearms experience should be able to have concealed weapons. In a statement obtained by The Hill , NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said the focus should be on keeping guns out of the hands of "violent criminals and the dangerously mentally ill". (more...)
School shootings: Right march, wrong reason School shootings: Right march, wrong reason
- February 23, 2018

Israel said "qualified and trained" sheriff's deputies will be carrying rifles, including AR-15s, in an effort to "defeat any threat that comes to campus". "In terms of the President and our government, I hate the response we're getting ", she said of the protests by students following the shooting. "While on the one hand, our goal is to preserve the educational environment", Sullivan said, "we also fully recognize our students' right to make their voices heard". (more...)
Ted Cruz invokes The Simpsons to take dig at Democrats Ted Cruz invokes The Simpsons to take dig at Democrats
- February 23, 2018

Through the years, The Simpsons has taken a both-sides approach in espousing its politics, but one could make a case that Homer represents Republicans, while Lisa represents Democrats. Jean elaborated on his thoughts to The Daily Beast , joking: "I like that Mr. Cruz enjoys The Simpsons , but I think his understanding of the characters is weak". (more...)
$0.45 EPS Expected for Getty Realty Corp. (GTY)
- February 23, 2018

About 2.98M shares traded or 37.84% up from the average. (NYSE: SLG ) has risen 3.99% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 62.18% the S&P500. Polaris Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.06% in Cardtronics plc (NASDAQ:CATM). Among 18 analysts covering Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. (more...)
India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I at Centurion India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I at Centurion
- February 23, 2018

He has time and again delivered in the shortest format of the game whether it be for Delhi Daredevils, Cape Cobras or South Africa . However, Indian team operates in such a manner that they are capable of even dominating the T20 opener. However, the government is keen to fix the racial imbalance. Only five white players can be in the final XI. Klaasen's look-in to the Proteas side came about through an injury to the distinctly out-of-form Quinton de Kock and he has certainly grabbed the ... (more...)
Trump to Announce New Sanctions Against North Korea at CPAC Trump to Announce New Sanctions Against North Korea at CPAC
- February 23, 2018

North Korea argued that the USA was at fault for the crisis on the Korean peninsula and that Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests were a legitimate form of self-defence. South Korea's decision on Thursday to allow Kim, now sanctioned by the United States and South Korea, across the border has sparked protest from family members of the dead Cheonan sailors and opposition parties. (more...)
Edwards' career night propels Purdue past IL in home finale Edwards' career night propels Purdue past IL in home finale
- February 23, 2018

IL briefly took a second-half lead against No. 9 Purdue on Thursday before falling 93-86 in the final home game of the season. "It was a close game all the way". "We had a really short turnaround after playing the No. 2 team in the country (Michigan State), and I didn't do a good enough job in preparing my team for Carsen (Edwards ), because we knew what kind of a player he was". (more...)
Parents react to President Trump's tweets on guns in schools Parents react to President Trump's tweets on guns in schools
- February 23, 2018

Chris Peck, who teaches 10th- and 12th-grade English in Utah, posted on Instagram saying that he would like to be armed with smaller class sizes. He followed up Thursday morning with tweets expounding on his point. That should be easy to do given how well we pay teachers and how much respect we show them in our society. Justin Katz, president of the county's teachers union, said Trump's proposal is "resoundingly opposed by nearly, if not every single teacher and law enforcement organization ... (more...)
Turkish army strikes convoy near Syria's Afrin Turkish army strikes convoy near Syria's Afrin
- February 23, 2018

Turkey launched the operation to uproot the YPG from Afrin on January 20, saying the group is linked to a Kurdish insurgency inside its own borders. "There is significant destruction and casualties among the civilian population". "We will continue to take action at the UN Security Council". NPR's Lind Fasulo reports that most Security Council members want the truce to go into effect within 72 hours, but Russian Federation favors language that calls on all sides to halt hostilities "as ... (more...)
Pence Covered A Lot Of Ground In His Big CPAC Speech Pence Covered A Lot Of Ground In His Big CPAC Speech
- February 23, 2018

At the time, the White House said it would work with other countries and private companies in achieving these goals and utilizing the tech needed for manned missions to Mars and throughout the solar system. and others, far more leeway in how they operate businesses that rely on frequent launches. "We will make America safe again, we will make America prosperous again, and to borrow a phrase, we will make America great again", Pence said. (more...)
Watch Lindsey Vonn's magnificent downhill run to lead women's combined Watch Lindsey Vonn's magnificent downhill run to lead women's combined
- February 23, 2018

I tried to believe that one day it would come to me. "And then what counts, counts". (The details of each of these accomplishments, to my point, fades with time; they are all celebrated.) Late Thursday afternoon in Korea (early Thursday morning in the eastern US, as the dramatic USA-Canada women's hockey game was unfolding more than an hour away), Shiffrin won her silver medal in the Alpine combined, one run of speedy downhill followed by one run of twisting, technical slalom, with the ... (more...)
Immigration agency rewrites mission statement Immigration agency rewrites mission statement
- February 23, 2018

The changes come in the wake of president Trump's heightened crackdown on illegal immigration and his tough rhetoric on immigration that includes curbs on legal immigration. The director also said that the emphasis should be on them serving the American people. He had been the director of immigration policy with the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Policy. (more...)

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