Snowstorm pounds the Northeast, affecting flights, closing schools

Dozens of motorists got stranded on New York's Long Island after they couldn't make it up icy ramps. State offices in New Jersey were closed, as were the courts in MA. Think of it as the one-night stand (one-day stand?) of snowstorms - notabl... More..

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by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Florida House Democrats Oppose President Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Why? "He certainly expressed to me that he is disheartened by the demoralizing and abhorrent comments made by President Trump about the judiciary", Blumenthal told reporters after meeting with Gorsuch Wednesd...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Secretary Kelly Urged to Uphold US Obligations to Protect Refugees

Trump's, and Kelly indicated that he intends to carry it out, saying he is now working with local law enforcement and citizens to determine each area's needs. The government is appealing after a U.S. District j...More..

Trump threatens U.C. Berkeley after protests stop far-right speech
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Trump threatens U.C. Berkeley after protests stop far-right speech

The University of California at Berkeley cancelled an appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos following a violent student protest. There's rumors that they actually were right-wingers, they were part of a kind of a gro...More..

Senate GOPers Suspend Rules To Approve EPA Nominee Without Dems
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Senate GOPers Suspend Rules To Approve EPA Nominee Without Dems

Tom Carper (D-Del.), boycotted the scheduled committee votes on Wednesday and Thursday, saying Pruitt had not adequately answered their questions. "The committee Democrats are deeply concerned about the lac...More..

Toomey pops left's bubble - will back Trump education nominee Betsy DeVos
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Toomey pops left's bubble - will back Trump education nominee Betsy DeVos

Assuming all of the Senate's 48 Democrats also oppose DeVos, that means she'd have 50 yes votes and 50 no votes if no other Republicans oppose her, with Vice President Mike Pence potentially breaking the tie, ...More..

SPHS student body plans call-in protesting Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

SPHS student body plans call-in protesting Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos

All states are in the process of developing accountability plans and many expect to submit them to the U.S. Department of Education this spring. Bolstering accessible school choice options is in the best inte...More..

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Guam
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Guam

Technology has modernised this tradition, allowing people to exchange red envelopes via apps and the internet. "So a brilliant and enthusiastic rooster , combined with the salient characteristics of fire, hera...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Madeleine Albright has a strong response to President Trump's immigration policies

Her comments come as rumours continue to circulate about an executive order which would announce extreme vetting, a refugee ban and a ban on arrivals from seven countries, said to include Syria, Yemen and Ira...More..

Trump to Cut Business Regulations by 75%, Taxes to 15-20%
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump to Cut Business Regulations by 75%, Taxes to 15-20%

Trump said that he would reduce taxes on the middle class and companies down to 15 or 20 percent, but that a "bigger thing" will be reducing regulations by 75 percent. "There will be advantages to companies th...More..

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

They later said in a news release that reports of gunshot sounds were unconfirmed. Two schools are also inside the base. About 10,500 people work on the Tucson base. Both said all students were safe and una...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Orlando Police Arrest Suspect In Officer's Death, Ending Monthlong Manhunt

Debra Clayton was killed in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Bondi describes the conversation between Trump and Seth Clayton as "a brief, very touching, private conversation between two husbands". At the press confere...More..

Obama wishes Michelle a happy birthday
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Obama wishes Michelle a happy birthday

On Michelle Obama's visit to see Hamilton: "So poised and handsome". While black Americans collectively saw her and saw our sisters and cousins and aunts and moms, we (black men) saw her and saw our classma...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Huge gator spotted ambling along in Polk County park

The center is located in the city of Lakeland, which is east of Tampa and southwest of Orlando. Video of the encounter was posted on the Polk Nature Discovery Center Facebook page on Sunday by witness Kim J...More..

Steven McDonald, a symbol of unfathomable forgiveness
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Steven McDonald, a symbol of unfathomable forgiveness

Instead, McDonald, who died Tuesday after a heart attack, became the embodiment of unfathomable forgiveness and touched so many lives. "Thank you for everything that everyone has done for us, not just this ...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

UConn Football Hires Rhett Lashlee for Offensive Coordinator

In his 10 games calling the plays for Auburn this season (injuries to quarterback Sean White and running back Kamryn Pettway included), the Tigers averaged 463.3 yards and 32.6 points per game. In 2016, Aubur...More..

Red Cross warns of winter blood shortage
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Red Cross warns of winter blood shortage

A blood drive will be held in Sun Prairie Tuesday, Jan. 10 at United Methodist Church, 702 North St. from 1-6 p.m. She says the cause is two-fold."It has a lot to do with hectic schedules over the holidays we k...More..

Ghana's new President, Vice-President sworn into office
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Ghana's new President, Vice-President sworn into office

While the United States holds intelligence hearings about outside meddling in its election, and the president-elect tweets to remind all the "losers" and " enemies " that he won, Ghana prepares to peacefully ...More..

by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Wednesday's weather limits missing plane search

Crews and vessels with the U.S. Coast Guard, Cleveland Division of Fire, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Underwater Marine Contractor Crews will remain on standby, and will continue searching the w...More..

Tony Romo Returns for One Drive, Throws the Cowboys' Only Touchdown
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Tony Romo Returns for One Drive, Throws the Cowboys' Only Touchdown

After that, the division of snaps between backup Mark Sanchez and Tony Romo is less certain. With Tony Romo out dealing with injuries Dak Prescott has been leading the team. The second, when he dove to ...More..

by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Shooting at Wallingford's Oakdale Theatre leaves two dead, two hurt

Meek was the headlining artist for a show at The Oakdale Theater, and had just finished his performance when shooting broke out in front of the club just after 1:00 a.m. He said he sirens but assumed the emerge...More..

New Year's Day will bring a return to hazardous weather
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

New Year's Day will bring a return to hazardous weather

The temperature of 7°C is also the forecast lowest temperature for both New Year's Day and January 2. "As this system works in (Saturday) night, there's going to be snow. Those who plan to be outside for the ni...More..

Michigan State hosts red-hot Northwestern
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Michigan State hosts red-hot Northwestern

It always feels like Michigan State has at least a Sweet Sixteen appearance in them every year, even when some years the Spartans haven't been up to snuff. Cassius Winston will look to rebound from a shaky per...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

National Weather Service issues winter storm watch

Sunshine and clouds for most, in the North Country...lingering clouds and occasional snow showers. Temperatures are expected to dip into the mid-20s to mid-30s on Thursday and Friday , before reaching the ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Christmas Day blizzard, ice storms slam northern plains

The storm also brought on widespread power outages in the Dakotas and Nebraska . The South Dakota Department of Transportation announced the closing Sunday night of Interstate 90 from the Wyoming border to...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Hawaii runs a unique twist on the Fake Punt

Georgia was previously scheduled to host Murray State on September 15, so that game will likely be moved to another date that season. "It's been up and down all year and there were a lot of times these kids c...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from BMWBLOG team!

He candidly cast his vote for "Merry Christmas ", in June when he said to a group of evangelical leaders in New York: "Boy, do I mean it-we're going to be saying 'Merry Christmas '". My friends of all relig...More..

Work, work, work for Man City's players this Christmas
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Work, work, work for Man City's players this Christmas

City toiled in the first half but could not make their pressure count against a stubborn Hull City side. The defender lasted less than 20 minutes before limping off but Guardiola said: "He had a huge kick on ...More..

Mostly cloudy, windy Christmas Day, chance of rain
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Mostly cloudy, windy Christmas Day, chance of rain

Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 48. Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. South wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. Tonight: Turning mostly cloudy. Northwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. North wind ...More..

Miles Teller Speaks Out About Car Accident for First Time
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Miles Teller Speaks Out About Car Accident for First Time

Although Teller and Sperry managed to walk away without injuries, two passengers in the Uber auto were taken to the hospital. Law enforcement officials told TMZ that the accident was not Teller's fault. H...More..

Suspect Arrested In Road Rage Homicide Of 3-Year-Old Boy
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Suspect Arrested In Road Rage Homicide Of 3-Year-Old Boy

While driving in the rain on Saturday, Holmes allegedly got out of his vehicle and fired his gun at the auto in front of him, which was stopped at a stop sign. The city of Little Rock and the Federal Bureau of ...More..

by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mortgage Rates Surge to Over 2.5-Year High

The new averages take into account the recent Federal Reserve rate hike. US mortgage rates rose, with the 30-year reaching the highest level since April 2014, after the Federal Reserve increased its benchmark...More..

Celebration schedules Christmas Eve services
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Celebration schedules Christmas Eve services

Christmas Eve: 5 p.m. family service; 7:30 p.m. quiet meditative service; 10 p.m. choral service. St. Titus' Episcopal - The congregation of St. Titus' Episcopal Church will sing a medley of favorite Chri...More..

County jobless rate drops to 3.2%
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

County jobless rate drops to 3.2%

Statewide jobs numbers are adjusted for seasonal changes in the economy. Those rates are not seasonally adjusted. The youth unemployment rate , which applies to the 15 to 24 age group, dropped to 16.1 per...More..

Mom charged after second newborn's
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Mom charged after second newborn's "co-sleeping" death

The sheriff said Pitts was shocked that she was arrested for her second child's death. She fell asleep. Then, 2½ hours later, deputies said Pitts awoke and found that her son was unresponsive . The Polk County...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Suspects in Mississippi Triple Murder Arrested in Kansas

Deputies tried to stop a red Dodge Charger with no displayed registration on Interstate 70, but the vehicle sped away and later crashed off the interstate. Garcia and Townsend are being held at the Geary County...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Officer helps tardy student tie his tie during traffic stop

The officer asked for the tie as the student retrieved his paperwork, and the officer tied the tie for the student. When the officer asked him where he was headed the student said he was going to his friend's p...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Mother of 2-year-old left in auto overnight arrested

Thornton police said their investigation began when Westminster police received a 911 call from Carmon. When police found Nicole Alexandria Carmon's boy, he was half buckled into a auto seat and "appeared to ...More..

Russia's Ambassador To Turkey Dead After Gunman Attack
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Russia's Ambassador To Turkey Dead After Gunman Attack

According to the Associated Press , Altıntaş fired a total of eight shots and smashed several of the photographs on view. It shows "we have a common enemy - terrorism - and only by joining forces can we dea...More..

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until Sunday Morning
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until Sunday Morning

Saturday night: Windy with snow and snow showers. Edmonston and Madawaska County can expect snow , ice pellets, and freezing rain throughout today. Monday's high will be around 32 degrees in Yakima. ...More..

WARM Today with Rain, Cold Again Tomorrow
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

WARM Today with Rain, Cold Again Tomorrow

With very low temperatures Sunday night into Monday, everything will freeze up and roads will become slick again for Monday morning. It will be on the breezy side with winds out of the SSW 10-20 +. For related ...More..

Bipin Rawat jumps queue to be Army chief
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Bipin Rawat jumps queue to be Army chief

Sinha would be the Chief. The government ignored Praveen Bakshi, the Eastern Army Commander and Lt. Official sources said Rawat was best suited among the Lt Generals to deal with emerging challenges, includin...More..

Montini: Trump's NSA adviser leaked classified info ... Lock HIM up?
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Montini: Trump's NSA adviser leaked classified info ... Lock HIM up?

For example, you may recall how Donald Trump's pick for National Security Adviser, retired general Michael Flynn, lead Trump crowds in an anti-Hillary Clinton chant of, "Lock her up!" In an interview with Th...More..

Donations needed for final week of Red Kettle campaign
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Donations needed for final week of Red Kettle campaign

Blues Traveler's "Go Tell It on the Mountain" is available on iTunes, Amazon and through the band's website . Those who adopted a family and bought clothes, toys or other gifts, should bring the items to the...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Indy Ranked No. 1 'Medium-Sized' Airport In North America

The study measures traveler satisfaction at large and medium-sized North American airport by examining terminal facilities, airport accessibility, security check, baggage claim, check-in/baggage check, food, be...More..

Adult store employees use sex toys to scare off man during robbery
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Adult store employees use sex toys to scare off man during robbery

The attempted robbery occurred on Wednesday at about 9:45 p.m. just before closing time at Lotions & Lace. When she arrived, she said she found multiple items in her store strewn throughout the store, on the ...More..

Weekend Wx: Hazardous outlook for snow issued
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Weekend Wx: Hazardous outlook for snow issued

By the time you wake up Saturday morning, you should be ready to clear off a fresh 4-6 inches of snow. After 10 p.m., chance of snow across the GLOW region is forecasted at 100 percent. Despite the cold sta...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

First U.S. offshore wind farm powers up

Sabitoni, President of the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council. Deepwater Wind installed the turbines in August and has been testing the system. According to the U.S. Department of Energy'...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Kanye West and Donald Trump meet, talk about 'life'

However, Trump named Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his choice for head of the Environmental Protection Agency, though Pruitt is a climate change doubter who is now suing the EPA. The Union of Conc...More..

On the ground! Police help man stage proposal to girlfriend
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

On the ground! Police help man stage proposal to girlfriend

When the cops pulled up with stun guns and ordered Mr McPherson to his knees, Ms Blackmon feared the worst. Then Mr McPherson asks her to take his "gun" from his pocket. Mobile Police spokesman Terrence Perkins...More..