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For Catholics: Feast or Fast?

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Many will celebrate both holidays today. "What matters is our spirit and what's inside of us", said Father Girotti. " All the seafood we have in our market comes from Boston and it all comes in fresh because of a couple of items we can't get fresh". Read More »

5 last-minute local gift options for Valentine's Day

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There is no social pressure on that day because you don't feel like you're competing with other couples to buy the best gifts and have the most expensive dinner. Visit " Watch Out for Romance Scams " if you're looking for love on Internet dating websites . For most people, the rules of Valentine's Day are simple. Read More »

Aly Raisman makes a statement with nude Sports Illustrated photo shoot

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As part of the shoot, Raisman had words and phrases written on her body that were important to her, including "survivor" and "fierce". "Being early to driving how [the] industry is shaped", she says, "is something we've been really interested in, and something we've been lucky enough to explore with these brands". Read More »

PM Modi addresses "The World Government Summit" with his 6 R's

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He asked India to facilitate the peace process with Israel. "Here we count on India, with its status as a great power, its historical role in the non-aligned movement and in worldwide forums ... President Abbas thanked India for its support for the Palestinian cause and said that Palestinians have never rejected negotiations, but have been and are still ready for them, adding that forming a multilateral worldwide mechanism of many countries is the best way to revive negotiations. Read More »

Schumer urges Trump to back release of Dem memo

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Democrats on the Intelligence Committee have prepared a memo offering an alternative version of the facts in the investigation, but Republicans on the committee have thus far blocked the release of that memo. A top Democrat on Saturday authored a rebuttal memo to respond to the GOP memo that outlines the securing and use of surveillance warrants on former Trump campaign official Carter Page , although it is not the official rebuttal from Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee. Read More »

Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse allegations

White House speechwriter David Sorensen resigned on Friday after his former wife, Jessica Corbett , claimed that he was "violent and emotionally abusive" during their 2.5 years of marriage, The Washington Post reported . The chief of staff had sought information about the status of security clearance applications for top aides, and it was then he learned there were allegations against Porter from his ex-wives, said the official. Read More »

Pence: US, Allies to 'Intensify' Campaign to End North Korea's Nuclear Program

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Mr. Kim relayed the invitation through his only sister and trusted adviser, Kim Yo-jong, who met with Mr. Moon at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Saturday, in the highest-level contact between the two Koreas in years . An early shot by North Korea's Han Soojin might have made a statement, if not altered the outcome. Mind you, NBC's rendition of the ceremony as a whole, which ditched much of the speechifying by Olympic and South Korean leaders and trimmed other elements, took ... Read More »

Trump defends ex-staffer accused of domestic violence

Mr. Trump's tweet also echoed his response a year ago to allegations that Roy S. Moore, the Republican candidate for the Senate seat in Alabama, had molested underage girls. Hicks helped draft some of the early White House responses to the allegations against Porter. Trump himself has had to deny accusations from more than a dozen women that he has sexually abused them or behaved inappropriately. Read More »

Wintry weather moves in tonight but warmer temps return by mid-week

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Temperatures will reach into the mid-20s Friday and into the lower 30s over the weekend, the weather service said. Into Sunday afternoon the wind direction will become southerly, and it will be brisk (10-15mph). A winter weather advisory has been issued for areas along and north of the interstate where temperatures will fall into below freezing. Although conditions will stay dry and sunny for the remainder of the day today and the weekend, it will remain cold with below-average ... Read More »

Cavs deal Thomas, Frye for Clarkson, Nance

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After moving Clarkson and Larry Nance to the Cavaliers , in exchange for a first-round pick and two expiring contracts (including Isaiah Thomas ), the Lakers are now expected (assuming they don't re-sign Julius Randle) to have two max slots entering free agency during the summer. Read More »

Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks

According to the aide, Moon made no direct mention of the North's nuclear arms program during the meeting on Saturday. Moon sought to reassure U.S. Korean coach Sarah Murray, a 29-year-old Canadian, used three of the 12 North Korean players assigned to her team for the game - forwards Kim Un Hyang, Jong Su Hyon and Hwang Chung Gum. Read More »

What is Ash Wednesday?

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In a simple equation, Ash Wednesday is to God, what Valentine's Day is to lovers. However, as I grew older, and especially during my time in the seminary, I came to recognize Lent as a gift - a yearly time of grace, a 40-day retreat offered by the Church to help me deepen my relationship in God. Read More »

Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan' accused of plagiarism

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Also read: Will Akshay Kumar's PadMan help Radhika Apte bag her long-delayed awards? Akshay Kumar collaborating with them and waving their flag to promote a movie like Pad Man that deals with the story of a man who was trying to eliminate the stigma around menstruation and openly talking about menstrual hygiene products is a massive paradox at play. Read More »

Tesla Launches New Roadster… into Space!

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Investors have rallied around Tesla , riding high on a wave of future promises from the electric auto company. How was the launch seen by employees at SpaceX itself? It has already lured two clients: the US Air Force and Arabsat, a consortium of Arab nations seeking to have communications satellites put into orbit. Read More »

Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz Proposes After Super Bowl Win

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As of this date there is no word on whether any of the other Eagles fans who kicked out, stole or destroyed seats have been identified. Green and white confetti filled the air. I want to see changes in our criminal justice system. All of the sudden I saw them bending over after the game and picking up trash. Coach Pedersen reiterated that it was a play they worked on for a few weeks leading up to Super Bowl 52, and that they would use it when the right time came, which just so happened ... Read More »

Fifty Shades Freed Review

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The movie was trashed by critics, sitting at a 14 percent on Rotten Tomatoes , but that isn't unusual for the franchise- the first film holds a 25 percent, while the second holds a 10 percent. Between them, they seem to have been aiming for the will-sapping vapidity of a Kardashian reality TV show overseen by Tommy "The Room" Wiseau. The trouble, however, is that we're three films in now and there's nothing left to say about them that hasn't been said already; Freed suffers the exact same ... Read More »

Wall Street opens higher; Dow rises over 200 points

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Yields on long-term USA government bonds have risen to four-year highs as economic growth and inflation pick up. Technology companies accounted for most of the broad gains, outweighing losses in energy stocks, which slumped as USA crude prices declined. Read More »

Art, Life and God Play Out in New Film

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The 15:17 to Paris doesn't find Eastwood in a particularly jingoistic mood - both men are shown to be relatively mediocre but doggedly determined soldiers - but it does spend an inordinate amount of time digging for thematic relevance in the characters' backstories. Read More »

Snow piles up in Midwest storm; traffic snarled

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Nationwide, more than 450 flights have been scrubbed. WHAT.Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected. As of 9:30 a.m., more than 740 flights have been cancelled on Friday at O'Hare, and more than 280 have been cancelled on Friday at Midway. Read More »

Olympics-"Trump" and "Kim" thrown out of Opening Ceremony

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Warmbier is set to attend the opening ceremony on Friday as a guest of the vice president. Six nations are at the Winter Games for the first time , including Nigeria; its women's bobsled will be the first from Africa to compete at the Winter Olympics . Read More »

We can't trust Devin Nunes — Former CIA analysts

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In 2016, many proclaimed Trump to be the riskiest, scariest option ever presented to voters as an occupant of the White House. "But the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on". His research was created to dirty up the Trump campaign. Sheldon Whitehouse wrote in an op-ed on Wednesday. But America's institutions are not political foes. Read More »

President Trump has now seen Democrats' classified memo

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The memo did not stem from a formal investigation by an unbiased governing body to prevent damaging sources and methods through the release . "We should honor our military every day and twice on Sunday", Swalwell said, "But the truth is this would be a monumental waste of money to do this if it's only to satisfy the president and his very big ego". Read More »

QB controversy? Wentz or Foles to start in 2018 for Eagles?

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Foles became a free agent for the first time in his career in the summer of 2016 when his chances of becoming a starter for the Rams fell through. Said Pederson about the play: "I just think it shows the trust that we have as quarterbacks and the trust that they have in me to call that play and the guys to execute it". Read More »

Eagles fans receive one free beer during Eagles Parade in Pennsylvania

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Details are still trickling in, but it's safe to say the Eagles parade is about to be a major event. The SUV ended up dented and scratched due to the incident. Organizers prepared for as many as 2 million people. "As a part of the Eagles winning the Super Bowl, [super] fans chose to memorialize the experience at the expense of others". Read More »

Here's the full-length trailer for Solo

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He had as much understanding of who the character is as George Lucas and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan , so his discussions with Ehrenreich and Howard were most likely very enlightening and helped a great deal. "Tell them I told you everything you needed to know", Ford advised his younger self during a lunch meeting, "and that you can't tell anyone". What do you think of these character posters for Solo: A Star Wars Story? Judging the gun Newton's wielding in the trailer, she's ... Read More »

Director Considered Introducing Letitia Wright's Black Panther In Sequels

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According to MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin , the studio's decision to primarily film Black Panther in Georgia helped generate $83.9 million for the Peach State. Look out for a "Hobbit" reunion. . Black Panther has the makings of an all-out a cultural event. But now, to have this entire universe of people of colour in a blockbuster from the world's biggest studios, it feels like Time's Up on that too. Read More »

Super Bowl: Buy Philadelphia Eagles championship gear and apparel from Fanatics

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The message a photo that featured the two QBs side by side during a game. A Philadelphia Eagles fan who stole a seat from the Minneapolis stadium that hosted the Super Bowl has agreed to pay for its replacement. Organizers say they're preparing for as many as 2 million people to jam the parade route . Also, if you ever doubted how thrilled the Philly fanbase is, don't-schools in Philadelphia will be closed Thursday, according to CBS Philly , so even the kids will be able to ... Read More »

The Internet Has No Chill! Funniest Reactions to Super Bowl LII

That figure is based on the "fast national" data from Nielsen and does not include out-of-home viewers, which will be released later in the week and should increase the estimated audience. As for Tide in particular, it should be noted that its Super Bowl commercial is coming at a time when the news has been filled with reports about the so-called Tide pod challenge . Read More »