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Breitbart News still behind Bannon despite backlash

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Trump responded Wednesday with a seething statement that accused Bannon of having " lost his mind ". On his Thursday morning radio show, he added: "Nothing will ever come between us and President Trump and his agenda". Mr Bannon's clout as a conservative-populist "anti-establishment" kingmaker was already in question because of his support of Ala-bama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who lost to a Democrat, Mr Doug Jones, in last month's special election. Read More »

Qualifier wins through to Brisbane final

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Elina Svitolina sixth consecutive year, wins at least one tournament. In the semi-final against Karolina Pliskova , Elina Svitolina had made a sluggish start, quickly finding herself 4-0 down. After another routine service game, Sasnovich served to stay in the match. The Belorussian saved the first match point with an ace down the middle and avoided the bagel by closing out her serve. Read More »

Macy's Closing Downtown Cincinnati Location

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Macy's Fountain Place - located at 505 Vine Street near Fountain Square - will shutter its downtown store. The Macy's furniture stores in Novato and at Stonestown Mall in San Francisco will be closing. Mayor John Cranley said downtown's vibrancy means the Macy's space will be filled. Black said the city now does not have a plan for the site and is talking to the property owner. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma writes EMOTIONAL LETTER for Vikas Gupta FilmiBeat

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As per the votes, there was one shocking elimination this week. The contestants are excited at the prospect. However, Puneesh Sharma suggests Shilpa to speak in Marathi with her fans. They are developing a new show with Shilpa. Hina also accuses him of playing the commoner card the previous week. Luv blames Hina that she is upset because he didn't take her side. Read More »

Astronaut John Young, Who Flew In Space 6 Times, Dies At 87

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In 1972, as Commander for the Apollo 16 mission , Young became the ninth person to walk. "NASA and the world have lost a pioneer", agency administrator Robert Lightfoot said in a statement. As mission commander, he and crewmate Charles Duke explored the moon's Descartes Highlands region, gathering 200 pounds (90 kg) of rock and soil samples and driving more than 16 miles (26 km) in the lunar rover to sites such as Spook Crater. Read More »

US Firm to Resume Search for Missing Malaysian Flight

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A USA company is starting up a new search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly four years after it vanished. "It is our duty to look for answers and the plane, and as of today the government has made a decision to go ahead with the search", he said. Read More »

Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests

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On Friday, the UNSC held an emergency meeting at the request of the United States to discuss the protests. Iran's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed US President Donald Trump , who has been voicing support on Twitter for the anti-government protests across Iran. Read More »

US Sanctions Five Iranian Entities Tied to Missile Program

The department said the sanctioned entities - the Shahid Eslami Research Center, Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries and Shahid Shustari Industries - were subordinated to the Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group. Read More »

Frozen pipe reports on decline, almost 500 affected this winter

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The temperature is expected to finally top the freezing mark on Sunday. "If the pipes have not burst you can take an electric hairdryer or a heating pad and heat up the pipes, just make sure that before you do that you're not standing in any puddles or type of water source that could become electrocuted". Read More »

Kamala mills fire: One of Mojo's Bistro pub owners arrested

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The names of Pathak and Tulli were added to the FIR, which was lodged on December 29 against the owners of "1 Above" - Kripesh Sanghavi, Jigar Sanghavi and Abhijeet Mankar - said a police official. The report further highlighted that at least 200 people were gathered at Mojo's Bistro and 1Above at the time of the incident. The report makes it clear that the source of the fire was from Mojo's restaurant and not 1 Above. Read More »

Will Trump cut all aid to Palestine and Pakistan?

According to the US-based monitoring agency, Site, which keeps track of jihadi platforms, the 22-minute video shows a man, identified as Abu Kazem al-Maqdisi, urging Islamic followers to mount attacks on Hamas positions in Gaza. Use explosives, pistols, and bombs. "Bomb their courts and their security locations, for these are the pillars of tyranny that prop up its throne". Trump's announcement recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital is also displayed in the video, which criticises ... Read More »

Tillerson says he's 'never questioned' Trump's mental fitness

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Since 2014, the United States has been further boosting its military presence in Europe, particularly as part of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, while using the Ukrainian crisis as a pretext for the deployment of additional hardware near Russia's borders, with Moscow calling the actions provocative and warning that they could lead to regional and global destabilization. Read More »

US Customs and Border Patrol Sets New Rules For Searching Electronic Devices

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American citizens and other travelers have expressed astonishment and alarm in recent years at requests to hand over their cellphones from US customs officials at airports and border crossings. In cases where noncitizens refuse the search, they could be denied entry and sent home. "In this digital age, border searches of electronic devices are essential to enforcing the law at the US border and to protecting the American people", John Wagner , Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, ... Read More »

Snow moving out of North Carolina, cold temperatures stay

In southeast MA, forecasters said the day might start with freezing rain on the Cape and the islands, while by midday, a dip in temperatures may bring snow, high winds and possible flooding from "astronomically high tide". Kennedy and LaGuardia airports resumed flights on Friday after closing in whiteout conditions a day earlier. Sporadic delays were reported on transit systems, including NY state's Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North commuter lines, as well as the Boston area's ... Read More »

Trump Dissolves Controversial Election Commission

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The annuoncement was made by the White House on Wednesday. Their effort, however, quickly met resistance from a number of US states as well as civil rights groups such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the American Civil Liberties Union, which had both filed lawsuits opposing it. Read More »

Hard-line cleric says social media fed Iran protests, unrest

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In the past several days, the US administration, led by the US President, has stepped up its acts of intervention in a grotesque way in Iran's internal affairs under the pretext of providing support for sporadic protests, which in several instances were hijacked by infiltrators to include acts of senseless homicide - including the murder of a 12-year-old boy and his father, blind violence and rampant destruction. Read More »

Powerball jackpot numbers drawn; amount estimated to $460 million

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The jackpot could increase prior to the drawing if ticket sales outpace expectations. Be sure to check your tickets - every year billions of dollars in prize money goes unclaimed. Typically, if one hits, the other continues to grow. Pick 4 winners receive $5,000 for a $1 straight bet and the odds of winning are 1-in-10,000. Ever wonder what that Mega Millions Megaplier could do? Two tickets matched the five numbers in Tuesday night's drawing. Read More »

Winter Storm Grayson Hammers South, Northeast

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That snow, combined with "exceptionally strong winds", means crews will be working in near-whiteout conditions, New York City Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia said. A winter storm warning extended from the Gulf Coast in Florida's "Big Bend" region all the way up the Atlantic coast. Some parts of MA already saw up to 10 inches of snow. Read More »

GOP Comes Out Ahead In Toss-Up Virginia Election

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However, the drawing was postponed after Simonds challenged the recount vote. But the next day, a three-judge panel ruled the race was a tie after deciding a ballot originally not counted that circled both Simonds and Yancey was intended for the Republican incumbent. Read More »

Macron to Erdogan: 'Democracies must respect rule of law'

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Turkey applied for membership in the European Economic Community, a precursor to the EU, in 1987. However, these negotiations have been practically frozen, with no progress made in recent years. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan transferred his powers to Speaker of Turkish parliament Ismail Kahraman, says a message posted on the website of the country's official newspaper Resmi Gazete. Read More »

Someone is posting fake California road signs welcoming 'Felons, Illegals and MS13'

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The signs take aim at California's sanctuary state law that kicked in January 1 and provides greater protections for immigrants living in the state illegally. The current ICE chief has a warning for Californians... "In 2016, there were over 52,000 illegal aliens in prison, and collectively they committed about 400,000 crimes, not all in 2016", Rosenberg said . Read More »

Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike

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After the Madras High Court order on Friday, the state government asked them to return to work or face consequences. The transport workers affiliated to 17 trade unions including DMK affiliated Labour Progressive Front, CITU and AITUC resorted to a flash strike from Thursday evening after the talks with the state government failed leaving thousands of commuters, particularly office-goers and students, stranded across the state. Read More »

Storm to bring snow, then explode as 'bomb cyclone'

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As bone-chilling cold takes hold of parts of the United States, more ferocious winter weather is on its way. By the time the storm reaches New England, its central pressure will have dropped 53 millibars in only 24 hours, an astonishing pressure drop unheard of outside of a hurricane-strength storm. Read More »

Blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore, 4 policemen killed

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As per the initial reports, the IED was planted beneath a shop. The identity of the 4th slain policeman was not immediately known. "May the four fearless J&K police personnel killed in the line of duty today rest in peace". Meanwhile, security has been tightened in the town following the killing of four policemen in an IED blast. The gunfight lasted for around two days during which five paramilitary troopers were killed and four wounded. Read More »

Washington state sues Motel 6 over cooperation with immigration authorities

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The office began investigating Motel 6 after two of the low-priced chain's locations in Arizona provided its guests' personal information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers. ICE agents visiting one of the Washington locations, in south Everett, would obtain a guest list from the front desk, circle Latino-sounding names, and on one occasion detained someone staying at the hotel, Ferguson's office said. Read More »

President Trump is Securing America's Southern Border

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE this week offered his most detailed request to date of his plans for a wall along the U.S. Read More »

Friday night's Mega Millions drawing could bring $450M jackpot

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The Mega Millions jackpot now sits at $450 million and the Powerball jackpot has swelled to $570 million. If someone hits the jackpot, it will be the 10th largest prize in USA lottery history. "We have at least 11 Powerball Millionaires in Arkansas". If quadrillion isn't a term you deal with very often, think of it this way - it's 88,000 trillion, or 88 million billion. Read More »

Triple talaq Bill in next Parlt session

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The BJP MPs have been repeatedly saying that any issue that needs to be raised on the bill should be spoken on the floor of the House and discussed in the presence of the entire Rajya Sabha , she claimed. To argue that the Opposition did not oppose in the Lok Sabha since it did not have the requisite numbers is to deride the entire parliamentary system which is vitally undergirded by open and frank discussion before the vote in the House. Read More »

The FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation

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The probe is looking into whether that Clinton traded political favors such as the time Bill Clinton was paid $17.6 million from a university to serve as the University chair (mostly a symbolic post with no real duties) and then received a grant for $25 million from the Clinton ran State Department. Read More »

Doctor flying missing plane may have lacked oxygen

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Pilots N Paws has a fleet of volunteer pilots with private planes who transport dogs in need of rescue, shelter or a new home. CNN reports that a pilot flying from Oklahoma City to Georgetown , Texas never landed at their destination. It was unresponsive to air traffic control instructions, the official said. The Coast Guard said the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans launched an aircraft to investigate and reported "the pilot was slouched over and appeared unconscious". Read More »

Key moments from the protests rocking Iran

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Demonstrators' videos corresponded with Associated Press reporting from outside of Iran, though individual activists remain unreachable and the protests for now appear leaderless. President Donald Trump begins a series of tweets about the protests: "Many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up with regime's corruption & its squandering of the nation's wealth to fund terrorism overseas. Read More »

Twitter explains why it won't ban Trump over controversial tweets

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The group's protest against Trump's use of the Twitter platform is related to President Trump's recent tweets relating to North Korea . He most recently stirred widespread controversy and fear with a taunting Tweet directed at the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that appeared to threaten a possible nuclear attack. Read More »

City's unemployment rate 5.9 per cent in December

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All of these gains were in full-time work, while part-time employment ended the year down by 11.5 per cent. Last December the rate for the same area was 6.2 per cent. "The books closed on a phenomenal year for Canadian employment with another spectacular result for December", CIBC economist Nick Exarhos wrote in a brief report. Read More »

GOP Senators Issue Criminal Referral Against 'Trump Dossier' Author

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The senators' referral states: "Based on the information contained therein, we are respectfully referring Mr Steele to you for investigation of potential violations. "I'll continue to stand strong against any efforts to undermine Special Counsel Mueller's investigation, as well as the ongoing congressional investigations". Read More »

US Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots top $1 billion

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Americans spent $80.5 billion on lottery games previous year, according to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries. Wednesday's Powerball had secondary prizes worth $29.97 million. Winning the lottery is a life-changing event that most of us will never get to experience but with this week's open forum, we invite you to dream a little. Read More »

Palestinians say Jerusalem "not for sale" after Trump threatens to cut aid

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Tensions between the USA and Palestinians reached a breaking point after Trump's December 6 recognition of the Israeli capital, with the Palestinian leadership declaring that it would no longer accept Washington as a peace broker. 'Now he dares to blame the Palestinians for the consequences of his own irresponsible actions!' The US gave $357m to the Palestinian Authority in 2016, according to The Times of Israel . Read More »

Maryland native DeWanda Wise to make Marvel movie debut in 'Captain Marvel'

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In addition to her work in the now-canceled WGN series, " Underground ", and most recently in the Netflix reboot of " She's Gotta Have It ", the actress is now set to co-star in an upcoming Marvel film. Calling herself Ms. Marvel , she established herself as one of Marvel's most powerful and prominent heroes as a sole heroine and as a member of the Avengers . Read More »

County braces for possible snow, freezing rain

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As far as the high and low temperatures, that will be 59 and 41, with the wind continuing overnight but not as strong. Saturday has sunny skies with breezy conditions and it is cold with highs in the teens. In the evening, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 6 and a northeast wind of 3-6 miles per hour. Overnight, the skies will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 17 and a south wind of 6-8 miles per hour. Read More »

After Yogi Adityanath's office, Haj House in Lucknow painted saffron

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Congress spokesman Surendra Rajput said, "The painting of the Haj house in saffron colour is a deliberate attempt to annoy Muslims. Saffron is a colour which symbolises ujala (brightness) and urja (energy)". However, the Opposition is claiming that the BJP resorted to alleged "saffronisation" of the state. Ever since assuming his office in March previous year, Adityanath has been decisively pursuing his drive of saffron agenda with government building, buses, booklets and school bags ... Read More »

Maharashtra bandh hits life in India's financial capital

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While Maharashtra is on edge in the wake of the statewide bandh called by the dalit outfits protesting against the violence at Bhima-Koregaon, the Congress party has moved an adjournment motion notice in the Parliament today. The Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar had called for the shutdown to protest against the state's " failure" to stop the violence at Bhima Koregaon village inPune district on Monday. Read More »

Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson

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Tina Johnson said Moore grabbed her in his office in the early 1990s. The ongoing investigation officials have said that nothing leads them to believe the fire is connected to the former candidate Roy Moore and the sexual abuse allegations made against him, NBC News reported. Read More »

Metro Detroit Weather: Wind Chills to 30 below!

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With the temperature in Boone near the 10-degree mark and a 40 miles per hour average wind speed, the wind chill factor is at minus 9 degrees at 9:00 a.m. Temps will hold almost steady overnight Saturday into Sunday . "School buildings are warm, safe and an ideal place for students to be, especially when it is extremely cold but we do understand that Jamestown is a walking district", Apthorpe said. Read More »

UN Security Council opens formal meeting on Iran protests

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He also criticized a call by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley for an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss the violence. In a separate interview with RIA Novosti, Ryabkov said that his country rejected U.S. threats to expand sanctions against Russian Federation and to impose new sanctions against Iran. Read More »

GOP Senators Urge Criminal Probe of Trump Dossier Author

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If you find NCRM valuable, would you please consider making a donation to support our independent journalism? Grassley wrote, "I don't take lightly making a referral for criminal investigation". It was unclear exactly what Mr Steele said that the senators judged to have been misleading. "I think this referral is unfortunate as it's clearly another effort to deflect attention from what should be the committee's top priority: determining whether there was collusion between the Trump ... Read More »

It's So Cold That Frozen Iguanas Are Falling Off Trees In Florida

WPEC-TV posted images of another iguana on its back on a Palm Beach County road. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is prepared and ready to prioritize this critical mission. Florida Fish & Wildlife staff, partners and permitted volunteers rescue cold-stunned sea turtles. But it would take a longer run of cold days to do kill the invasive nuisance, which eat landscaping, dig burrows that undermine foundations and produce droppings that can carry salmonella bacteria . Read More »

Lalu Yadav's sentencing gets deferred again

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Lalu Prasad said: "Sir, I am also a lawyer". The judge also looked disturbed with the presence of too many people inside the courtroom and said the lawyers, who were not associated with the scam, should leave the courtroom. Mr Prasad's sister who is seriously ill still lives in the servant quarter of Patna Veterinary College where RJD chief had stayed in formative years of his political career with his two sons.She even finds it very hard to speak and is in deep shock after she received ... Read More »

Trump lobbied Sessions to stay on Russian Federation investigation

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Gardner also retweeted a video of President Trump from 2016 in which he told a reporter that as president he would not use federal authority to shut down the sale of recreational marijuana in states like Colorado. That memo , written by then-Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole, had cleared up some of the uncertainty about how the federal government would respond as states began allowing sales for recreational and medical purposes. Read More »