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Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin might remake 9 to 5

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Back in 1980 the film 9 to 5 captured the hurdles women face in the workplace with maybe the world's best cast. "If you were going to write a political song, a topical song, I think a more important one would be about police brutality..." Parton, Fonda and Tomlin sent fans into meltdown mode a year ago when they reunited onstage at the Emmy's, and slammed Donald Trump. Read More »

Passengers plan second night stay at Glasgow Airport

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Aer Lingus has cancelled all flights scheduled to arrive or depart from Dublin , Shannon, Cork and Belfast today. Many UK and Ireland flights have also been cancelled from London City Airport. Public transport has been severely affected with Dublin Bus and Luas saying that there will be no services tomorrow. "There are amber and yellow weather warnings for snow and ice across Britain this week". Read More »

Ancient Native American burial site discovered in Gulf of Mexico

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Detzner said his team hopes the discovery will lead to "a greater understanding of Florida's early peoples". The discovery comes almost two years after an amateur diver reported possible human remains off of Florida's Manasota Key. Dr Timothy Parsons, Florida's Historic Preservation Officer, said the site was a "revelation for the world of archaeology". Divers, a statement warned, are prohibited by law from disturbing the site and police are frequently patrolling looking for any ... Read More »

One dead as violence mars polling in Nagaland

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In the Legislative Assembly Election 2013, there were 76 numbers of all women polling teams out of 2024 polling stations, which is 3.75 per cent. District-wise break up of all women polling stations are; Dimapur has 26, Peren 11, Kohima 9, Pughoboto (Election district under Zunheboto) has 7, Phek 5, Mokokchung 32, Zunheboto 6, Wokha 20, Monday 30, Longleng 16 and Tuensang has 15, Sinha informed. Read More »

Senate intelligence leaders say House GOP leaked senator's texts

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Mark Warner (D-VA), the New York Times reports . Warner and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-SC) were "so perturbed by the leak" they demanded a meeting last month with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to discuss the partisan breach of protocol and Nunes' role as the House Intelligence Committee chair, according to the Times . Read More »

Melania Trump entered United States with 'Einstein' visa for those with 'extraordinary ability'

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The Washington Post story Rose quotes addresses questions about how the First Lady, a Slovenian model when she began dating Trump , managed to score an EB-1 visa, known as "Einstein visa", allowing her permanent residency in the U.S. Trump attorney Michael Wildes told the Post that the first lady was "more than amply qualified and solidly eligible" for the EB-1 program but declined to elaborate on those qualifications. Read More »

CBI has done their job: Rajnath Singh on Karti Chidambaram's arrest

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The loose tightening for sure around Karti Chidambaram where huge payments were made by his family members and he had opened and also shut Metro Bank accounts in the United Kingdom. Copies of invoices with Peter's signature were recovered from INX Media also. In its case before a Delhi court where the CBI produced him later in the day, it cited the confessional statement of INX Media directors Peter Mukerjea and wife Indrani, which said they paid Karti around '3 crore for swinging a deal ... Read More »

PSL 2018 - Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi Preview

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This season the PSL is set to move to Pakistan from March 20-25 for the last three matches with the semifinals to be played at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore and the final at the National Stadium at Karachi . Picture this. Zalmi were on course for the 143-run chase and suddenly the Tamim Iqbal-Mohammed Hafiz 54-run stand gets broken. If individual performances are taken into account, Multan Sultans' Kumar Sangakkara is leading the batting chart with 126 runs after three T20s whereas Multan ... Read More »

State Dept. Approves Missile Sale to Ukraine, Congress to Vote on Sale

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However, these missiles are being provided from U.S. Army stocks and the CLUs will be obtained from on-hand Special Defense Acquisition Fund (SDAF)-purchased stocks. Russia-friendly Yanukovych fled Ukraine in February 2014 following months of mass street protests in Ukraine and has been residing in Russian Federation since. Read More »

Children sent to Australia need compensation now, says inquiry chief

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The report contains a special section on the Catholic Church's involvement in the programmes. One victim claimed they were just five years old when they were repeatedly raped in a children's home in the United Kingdom and then, after being sent to Australia as a child migrant, the sexual abuse started again. Read More »

JUST IN: Buhari Chairs APC National Caucus Meeting

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The APC national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, had said on January 6 this year that the meetings of National Caucus and NEC would hold to endorse the timetable for congresses and national convention. It was attended by governors, members of the National Assembly, state APC chairmen and others. Bello stated that the extension will not affect the National Convention of the party adding the convention will only be for non-elective positions. Read More »

A Bus-Size Asteroid Will Whiz by Earth Friday

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This NASA graphic shows the orbit of asteroid 2018 DV1 in relation to Earth. The Virtual Telescope Project will organize a webcast in which it will convey the event. An even larger third asteroid , the "2017 VR12", 150 to 470 meters in diameter, will pass on March 7 at a distance of 1.4 million km from Earth. The object will be the 18th asteroid known to fly over the Earth at a lunar distance since the beginning of the year, and the 6th closest. Read More »

Officials confiscate gun from student at Hubert Middle School

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West Melbourne Police have arrested a 15-year-old student for making a threat against his former middle school Wednesday morning, Central Middle School. Please feel free to contact our office at 353-5990 if you have questions or concerns. No other weapons were located and the campus is safe and secure. Read More »

Israel PM, wife questioned again over graft allegations

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Israeli media said the five-hour grilling related to allegations Netanyahu sought a deal with Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of telecoms group Bezeq, which would have seen Netanyahu receive good press on Elovitch's Walla! news website in exchange for business concessions. Read More »

Local residents give thoughts on arming teachers

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I am responding to several letters which concern President Donald Trump's proposal to arm teachers in the classroom (" The absurdity of arming teachers ", February 25). Who pays for those officers? In the wake of the Parkland , Florida, high school massacre last month that left 17 dead and 15 injured, the nation has erupted over proposals to arm teachers. Read More »

Maduro Arrives to Officially Register for Venezuela Presidential Run

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The US government imposed financial sanctions on Venezuela in August, prohibiting dealing in new debt for Venezuela or its state oil company PDVSA. Such an election would contradict the country's constitution, it said. Falcon is demanding improved election conditions, including a later vote date, United Nations observers, an end to "harassment" of Maduro opponents, and the removal of government handout booths known as "red spots" to curry favor with voters often set up near polling ... Read More »

Maoists, top cadre Hari Bhushan gunned down by police

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A Grey-Hounds constable also lost his life in the gun-battle, while three other constables were injured. The exchange of fire occurred in the forests near Venkatapuram village on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border. "The injured security men have been taken to hospital in Bhadrachalam and if required they will be shifted to a bigger hospital in Raipur ", Awasthi added. Read More »

Chinese president's power grab prompts rare public dissent

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The rest of the world will now have to figure out how best to deal with him. Xi Jinping's most trusted economic adviser left for the United States on Tuesday seeking more engagement with Washington on trade and macroeconomic policy at a rocky time for relations. Read More »

Rutherford out of World Indoor C'ships

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Netherlands' Sifan Hassan (8:45.68) edged Muir (8:45.78) into bronze. But in a quite brilliant finish, she passed Konstanze Klosterhalfen and Hellen Obiri , the world 5000m champion, to take her first medal on the global stage in 8:45.78. Read More »

Go inside the classroom where the armed Dalton teacher was barricaded

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Officials said they would be canceling classes for Thursday. The incident report said that when Davidson asked if they scared the woman, the friends claimed it was worse than that. He taught social studies, and served as play-by-play voice of the school's football team. Student Emma Jacobs texted her mother while she hid inside a darkened classroom, said her mother, Annmarie Jacobs. Read More »

Thunder In The Mix For Waived G/F Corey Brewer

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He won back-to-back NCAA championships at the University of Florida under Donovan in 2006 and 2007. Yahoo's Shams Charania reported that Brewer was in talks with " playoff teams " after departing from the Lakers. The former seventh overall pick is shooting just 18.6 percent from distance this year, and is a 28.0 percent career three-point shooter. Despite their efficiency on this play type, only one team in the league has run cutters less often than the Thunder ( 5.4 percent frequency ) ... Read More »

Fire Kills 24 People At Drug Rehabilitation Centre In Azerbaijan

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Three people were taken to hospital. Azerbaijan's Health Ministry says 34 people have been rescued from the building and 200 patients and staff members were evacuated. Almost 3,000 people applied for places at the centre in 2015 alone, and a new clinic with 250 places has recently been built. Rights groups have long accused the government of authoritarian President Aliyev of widespread corruption that undermines functioning of state institutions. Read More »

Joshua Tree Couple Arrested After Their Children Found Living in Plywood Box

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San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department stated that deputies were sent to location on an area check and found what appeared to be an abandoned trailer and the large box where the children were located. She spoke to Mike Reynolds, a neighbor who has never been on the property but said he's know the family for the past few years. The children claimed that their parents bound them to the furniture and beds while their parents held them captive. Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders just heaped more humiliation on Jeff Sessions

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President Donald Trump's public feud with Attorney General Jeff Sessions keeps getting uglier - and may soon lead to the unceremonious ouster of one of the president's earliest and most enthusiastic supporters. "We have initiated the appropriate process that will ensure complaints against this Department will be fully and fairly acted upon if necessary", Sessions said in a statement. Read More »

Kim Kardashian is Channeling Her Inner-Bond Babe in Latest Sexy Selfie

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If you're still interested in the feature, read what the reality TV star had to say about her famous fam (below). Kim Kardashian recently debuted a mane of perfectly pink hair, and the reality personality has been rocking the look as she spends time in Tokyo, Japan with sisters Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian. Read More »

N Korea Denies Chemical Weapons Link With Syria

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The full report has not yet been released to the public, though the New York Times was able to secure a copy. North Korea said that the United States had influenced the United Nations Security Council to "cook up the theory of cooperation between North Korea and Syria" in order to impose more sanctions and install a "full-scale sea blockade", and justify an invasion of Syria. Read More »

Guardiola lauds ´clinical´ City after they brush Arsenal aside again

A flat Arsenal were demolished again by City on Thursday, the Gunners conceding three goals in the first half of a home game in the Premier League for the first time. Unfortunately for the home fans that did courageous the cold, that was the only novelty on a night of familiar failings from Wenger's men, who have now lost seven times in 12 games this year. Read More »

Malcolm Turnbull and Jacinda Ardern agree to disagree on criminals and weapons

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Delegates at Friday's Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum (ANZLF) in Sydney on Friday suggested they are not necessary and hamper a seamless trans-Tasman experience, which affects tourism and business. On Friday afternoon, prime ministers from both sides of the Tasman commissioned a taskforce to investigate factors that are holding small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) back when conducting trans-Tasman business. Read More »

German court opens door to cities banning diesel cars

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The ruling also sets a precedent for similar bans in other German cities, as long as officials can not find other ways to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions to European Union approved levels. Diesel automobiles are a popular alternative to gasoline-powered ones in Germany, with about 9 million diesel cars and several million trucks, buses, and other vehicles affected by the ruling. Read More »

Warnings issued following severe weather alerts

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The bone-chilling winds are expected to continue battering the United Kingdom this afternoon with Met Office weather warnings remaining in place for the majority of Britain. We'll see some brighter, sunnier moments across much of northern England down to the Midlands. Red warnings are issued for ICE and SNOW when there is a widespread risk from slips and falls, travel routes will be cut off and whole communities isolated. Read More »

Trump says he would have rushed into Florida school without a weapon

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Trump met with the governors at the White House as part of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting, where gun policy topped the gathering's agenda. Cornyn replied: "If we can get 60 votes on it, Mr. President, I'm all for it". He has also suggested raising the minimum age for the purchase of assault-style weapons along with paying teachers bonuses for carrying concealed weapons as a way of warding off potential shooters. Read More »

Envelope With Substance Forces Evacuation at Marine Corps Base In Virginia

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Arlington Fire, one of the units responding to the scene, said "11 people started feeling ill after the letter was opened" in an administration building. "Several Marines are receiving medical care as a result of this incident", the statement read. The FBI, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and local hazardous material teams cleared the building with base police. Read More »

Man streams live his murder

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When officers arrived they say they found a man in his 50s, now identified as Prentis Robinson , laying face down with several gunshot wounds. Colson surrendered to Wingate police Tuesday morning, according to WSOC in Charlotte. In the seconds leading up to his death on Monday, Prentis was talking on Facebook Live about his desire to move from Charlotte to Atlanta, when suddenly a figure in a blue jacket appears in the frame. Read More »

Beijing lodges complaint with United States over bill promoting ties with Taiwan

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Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said the bill seriously violates Beijing's "One China" principle. Beijing suspects Tsai wants to push for formal independence, crossing a red line for Communist Party leaders in Beijing, although Taiwan's leader has said she wants to maintain the status quo and is committed to ensuring peace. Read More »

Israel stops to tax on church properties

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Recent land sales by the Greek Orthodox Church, a major landowner in Jerusalem , to unknown buyers have drawn fire from both Israelis and Palestinians. The churches are reportedly more anxious about the legislation than the new taxes because it effectively would stop Christian churches from selling land to private individuals because people won't buy land that they know can be taken by the government on a whim. Read More »

Slovakia journalist and fiancee likely murdered over his work

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He and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova , also 27, were found dead on Sunday at his home in Velka Maca , 65 kilometres east of the capital Bratislava. Publisher Ringier Axel Springer Slovakia, which owns Aktuality , said in a statement that it is " shocked and stunned by the news ". "We must find those who did this as quickly as possible and ensure the safety of all journalists". Read More »

Michigan State 68, Wisconsin 63

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Turnovers were a recurring issue throughout the season, particularly early. The Spartans are returning to East Lansing with the outright Big Ten regular-season title and more clarity about the future of star forward Miles Bridges . Michigan State: Opens play in the conference tournament in NY on Friday after earning a double bye as the top seed. Its last tournament championship came two years ago. Read More »

Cross border shelling: Two army men injured in Mankote sector

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More than two dozen ceasefire violations have been reported in the first two months of this year, more than double when compared with the corresponding figures of 2017. Pakistan targets the Hindu-dominated villages in J&K or tries to create small-scale casualties by striking the Indian Army and we in turn strike their posts and by default, their villages get targeted too. Read More »