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People Mueller learned of Trump attempt to stop Sessions recusal — NYTimes
Author: 0 Mueller learned of Trump attempt to stop Sessions recusal — NYTimes

That reversed the election campaign stance by President Donald Trump favoring state marijuana laws, and set up a potential clash with the six USA states that have already moved ahead to legalize pot sales. Right now 12 are poised to consider new laws in 2018. You'd have to be as out of touch as Jeff Sessions to think otherwise. "The cannabis that we grow is very low in THC".

People Black Ice, Dangerous Wind Chills Continue Next Few Days
Author: 0 Black Ice, Dangerous Wind Chills Continue Next Few Days

The good news is that there will be sunshine, the bad news is that the bitter cold will remain, and it should be a few degree colder than today . Wind chills could drop to almost 20 below Friday morning, the threshold many superintendents use to close schools .

People Balloon crash at Egyptian city of Luxor kills tourist
Author: 0 Balloon crash at Egyptian city of Luxor kills tourist

The balloon was travelling over the ancient city when it was forced off course and into a mountainous area by strong winds, according to reports. The balloon reportedly crashed west of Luxor, an ancient city of temples and ruins visited by thousands of tourists each year.

People Snowstorm cancels flights in USA northeast
Author: 0 Snowstorm cancels flights in USA northeast

Many travelers say it's best to plan ahead if you'll be flying, and most airlines are offering travel waivers for today and Friday. "It really depends on the storm ". The travel disruptions reached beyond flights and airports. "We parked at the park and fly". Fredrick "Rick" Piccolo, the airport president and CEO at Sarasota-Bradenton, said it could take a day or two for the airline system to fall back into sync after the storm subsides.

People Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency
Author: 0 Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency

Although Cuomo said he plans to fight the federal tax law, it's not clear which constitutional grounds will be used. Employers and employees would be taxed more , advocates say, but it would still allow for the full deductibility of taxes.

People A failed North Korean missile crashed in its own city this year
Author: 0 A failed North Korean missile crashed in its own city this year

According to the report the missile never rose higher than 70km before crashing into either industrial or agricultural buildings. The location of the missile's eventual impact was revealed exclusively to The Diplomat and evidence of the incident can be independently corroborated in commercially available satellite imagery from April and May 2017.

People United States suspends security assistance to Pakistan
Author: 0 United States suspends security assistance to Pakistan

The freeze will be enforced "until the Pakistani Government takes decisive action against groups, including the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network", she said. Also Thursday, the State Department accused Pakistan of severe violations of religious freedom. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters before departing the White House for a visit to the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, DC, U.S., December 21, 2017.

People How to make a New Year's resolution that will actually work
Author: 0 How to make a New Year's resolution that will actually work

With the holiday season in the rear-view mirror many people are turning their attention to fine-tuning their physiques in time for the summer beach season with the most standard method coming in the form of a gym or health-club membership. "So find something that is convenient for your schedule and do it with a friend so you're committed to each other". They said December was a slow month, but their membership numbers spiked New Year's weekend.

People After Maria, Puerto Rican Families Get Boost From Central Florida Churches
Author: 0 After Maria, Puerto Rican Families Get Boost From Central Florida Churches

Since then, thousands have sought refuge in the Sunshine State. "100 percent of the evacuees have no income because they have just arrived unemployed from Puerto Rico ". He said he plans to return to help with another serious problem on the island. "I know Eric Silagy, their CEO, has been over there quite a bit trying to help them get their power back on because you can't get your economy going without power".

People Trail Blazers G Lillard to play vs. Cavs on Tuesday
Author: 0 Trail Blazers G Lillard to play vs. Cavs on Tuesday

Pat Connaughton scored 16 off the bench and Jusuf Nurkić put up a double-double of 11 points and 15 rebounds to help secure the Trail Blazers' 11th road win of the season. Welcome back, point guards. Damian Lillard is ready to get back on the court. Brian Wheeler will have the call on Rip City Radio 620 AM and on all of the stations of the Trail Blazers Radio Network.

Author: 0 Intel (INTC) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.07

It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Permian Investment Partners Lp increased its stake in Tim Participacoes S A (TSU) by 2.81% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $31.43 million activity. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 1,487,054 shares of company stock valued at $65,800,132.

People Georgia Bulldogs fans excited for title game
Author: 0 Georgia Bulldogs fans excited for title game

It's a big deal for Georgia fans . Waycross, Georgia, may be several hours away from Athens, but the town was just as excited Tuesday about the Dawgs' win. StubHub said demand for tickets to the national championship game was up 106 percent over this time last year, when Clemson and Alabama were set to play for the second straight year and the game was in Tampa, Florida.

People Dozens of vehicles involved in massive pileup near Buffalo, New York
Author: 0 Dozens of vehicles involved in massive pileup near Buffalo, New York

Video posted on social media by Kadire Flowers apparently shows the aftermath of the accident involving a variety of commuter cars and big rigs on the snow covered interstate. Tuesday the National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a Blizzard Warning for the city of Buffalo and northern Erie County until 1 a.m. Wednesday.

People Nikki Haley Announces Punishment For UN Members That Voted Against Jerusalem Move
Author: 0 Nikki Haley Announces Punishment For UN Members That Voted Against Jerusalem Move

Trump says in a pair of tweets that, "we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect". The president of his decision Tuesday, prompting warnings from several countries that the move would inflame Muslims and disrupt progress toward a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

People Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000
Author: 0 Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000

O'Connor's uncle and godfather Peadar Murphy , who lives in Castlebridge, Co Wexford bought the winning raffle ticket in Flanagan's Supermarket, near where he lives, on December 14 and gave it to his nephew as a present. This morning former Cork City left back Kevin dropped into the shop to validate the ticket before heading to Lotto HQ in Dublin. "I was delighted for Kevin and his parents, Brian and Breda".

People Schools across NC delayed due to frigid morning lows
Author: 0 Schools across NC delayed due to frigid morning lows

Typically, the opening bell at the high school rings at 7:10 a.m. Frigid temperatures delayed schools across central North Carolina Tuesday morning and led to issues with more than 80 buses in Wake County, said Lisa Luten with Wake County Public Schools.

Author: 0 Manning & Napier Advisors LLC Cuts Position in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

About 96,136 shares traded. Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Management Lc stated it has 0.08% in United Parcel Service, Inc. 2,614,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,715,211. Therefore 38% are positive. United Parcel Service had 53 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:UPS) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5.

People U.S. warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks
Author: 0 U.S. warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks

UNRWA works in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the Gaza Strip. "Those are not my words", Haley stressed. The demonstrations in Iran, which have erupted against a backdrop of rising food and gasoline prices, began Thursday in the northeastern city of Mashhad before spreading to other cities.

People New York Is Investing $50 Million To Protect Against Vehicular Terror Attacks
Author: 0 New York Is Investing $50 Million To Protect Against Vehicular Terror Attacks

The announcement comes after two deadly attacks using vehicles in Manhattan a year ago. In May, a man said by police to be high on drugs drove through crowds for more than three blocks, killing an 18-year-old tourist from MI. Last month, the New York City Council passed legislation to install more barricades protecting pedestrians. "In this new year, we can and will protect our iconic public spaces while New Yorkers go on living our lives, including by hosting a record number of tourists".

People Vijay Keshav Gokhale to be the next foreign secretary
Author: 0 Vijay Keshav Gokhale to be the next foreign secretary

The story titled Foreign Focus said: "The public is hardly interested in who the foreign secretary should be but the IFS cadre certainly is". He will succeed S Jaishankar whose extended tenure will end on January 28. His previous diplomatic assignments include postings in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Beijing and NY. He has also served as Deputy Secretary (Finance), Director (China & East Asia) and Joint Secretary (East Asia) during his stints at the Ministry of External Affairs .

People Two Killed Climbing Cape Town's Table Mountain
Author: 0 Two Killed Climbing Cape Town's Table Mountain

Images have circulated on social media of the cliff-side operation, which halted cable auto services, stranding hundreds of tourists on top of the mountain. It said South African National Parks spokeswoman Merle Collins confirmed they had been abseiling down the side of the mountain. "The hikers were spotted on the cliff's edge by Cableway staff at 5.15pm".

People Thousand Indians pack bags to India from the US
Author: 0 Thousand Indians pack bags to India from the US

The Department of Homeland Security is putting the 21st Century Act under the microscope and looking at the language used in the American Competitiveness section. "There is no change (as yet) in the H1B visa policy (of the US)", Ms Swaraj had said in October a year ago. It may be recalled that just about two months ago, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had said the U.S.

People Nigeria shooting: Gunmen kill 21 churchgoers in Omoku area
Author: 0 Nigeria shooting: Gunmen kill 21 churchgoers in Omoku area

The incident occurred at Krigani road at Omoku. 14 people, who were coming from a church after a midnight service, were gunned down by gunmen in Nigeria's Rivers state. Preliminary reports according to the APC link the attacks in Kwara and Rivers State respectively to hoodlums and cultists in the reported areas. Recall that in October 2017 the Nigerian Army raided the home of DonWanny killing a number of his gang and took over his lavish property at Aligwu community.

People Stepdad Charged With Violent Murder Of 7-Year-Old
Author: 0 Stepdad Charged With Violent Murder Of 7-Year-Old

Jack Junior Montgomery arrested on New Year's Eve for assaulting and killing his stepson, 7 in a Florida hotel. Prosecutors said Montgomery put Brice to sleep with the other children in the same bed, but officials think the child was dead by that time.

People Water main break closes section of Main Street
Author: 0 Water main break closes section of Main Street

Officials did not say how long the repairs will take to make. Crews initially said the break was small enough to hold off on repairs to let the school finish the day, but since then have needed to shut the main down. "The extreme weather is a factor in the occurrence of water main breaks". Johnson City Water and Sewer Services says its crews have found a water main break that is causing low water pressure and some outages in Johnson City.

People 13 monkeys latest victims of spate of British fires
Author: 0 13 monkeys latest victims of spate of British fires

Officials say 13 monkeys have died in a fire at a safari park in England, marking the second major fire at an animal attraction in the last two weeks. Patas monkeys are native to Africa and are commonly found in the grasslands and dry woodlands. They are housed indoors at night time during the winter months but in the summer they have 24/7 access to their large exhibit.

People USA servicemember killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan
Author: 0 USA servicemember killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan

The other service members have returned to duty, ' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said in a statement . "At this very hard time our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families and friends of our fallen and wounded brothers". It said two of the wounded were in stable condition and the other two have returned to duty. American and Afghan special forces troops have been carrying out secret missions against ISIS in the province, the Times reported in September.

People Senator Al Franken to Officially Resign from Office
Author: 0 Senator Al Franken to Officially Resign from Office

But there's also a price to pay. In the interview with Bakker last week, she said that despite dropping out of the race, she was "wildly successful" in bringing the need to repeal and replace Obamacare to the forefront of Republican platform, an effort she claimed God called on her to do.

People Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican Senator, to retire
Author: 0 Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican Senator, to retire

Hatch was first elected to the Senate in 1976, after convincing voters the three-term Democratic incumbent had served too long. He is chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, a position he could hold for two more years, and Senate president pro-tempore, third in the line of presidential succession.

People White House Refutes Media Reports of Pence Visit Postponement to Middle East
Author: 0 White House Refutes Media Reports of Pence Visit Postponement to Middle East

Likewise, Christian and Muslim leaders in neighboring Egypt, where Pence was also scheduled to visit, have said they would refuse to meet with Pence. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said the visit isn't included in the schedule of high-level dignitaries in January, without elaborating on the reason for the delay.

People Dozens of reptile eggs found in Australian school sandpit
Author: 0 Dozens of reptile eggs found in Australian school sandpit

Following several days of thorough digging the volunteers uncovered seven nests with a grand total of 43 brown snake eggs. Miller told The Guardian: "I believed they were brown snake eggs due to the fact that they were seen in the area and that when I shone a light through the egg I saw a small striped baby snake".

People A flight from New Zealand made it — Travel story
Author: 0 A flight from New Zealand made it — Travel story

Take it from the passengers on board Hawaiian Airlines flight HA446, who took off in 2018 before landing in 2017, celebrating the new year twice. However, an unexpected 10-minute delay meant that it took off at 12:05 a.m. The International Date Line is an imaginary-yet fixed-date line that extends North-to-South between the two poles and serves the objective of dividing the world by calendar days.

People Chrissy Teigen Has Made Her Instagram and Twitter Private
Author: 0 Chrissy Teigen Has Made Her Instagram and Twitter Private

Though the tweet may sound silly, it did not stop igniting internet trolls and conspiracy theorists from bombarding Teigen and Legend's mentions with accusations during their supposed flight to Japan . When Pizzagate fizzled after a person entered the restaurant with a gun , people moved onto the next thing - that an worldwide child trafficking ring is being run by global elites (AKA "Pedogate").