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Nunes memo: Read it here

The memo then notes it was information about George Papadopoulos , another Trump campaign foreign policy adviser, that prompted the launch of the FBI counterintelligence investigation in July 2016 - months before the Page surveillance request was granted. Read More »

Cape Town Further Restricts Water Usage As Supply Runs Low

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It is important to realize that fresh water is a resource, but as Cape Town approaches Day Zero, it is not endless. Cape Town is running out of water. "Day Zero", when reservoirs supplying Cape Town are deemed to be critically low and the taps are turned off, is now calculated to be 16 April; previously the date was set at 21 April, and then 12 April. Read More »

40 million people watched Trump's State of the Union address on TV

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At Tuesday's State of the Union address , Trump uttered a line about "Dreamers" was one of the most talked about during his Tuesday night State of the Union address . On this issue of the recent turmoil past year, Kennedy said "We all feel the fault lines of a fractured country..." Nielsen said Fox drew 11.5 million viewers; Trump said 11.7 million. Read More »

IPhone Sales Propels Apple to Record Quarter

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Apple sold 13.2 million (+ 1 percent ) iPad with average iPad sales per week up 8 percent over last year's December quarter. iPad sales grew strong double-digits in many emerging markets, including Latin America, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe and India, as well as developed markets, including Japan, Australia and Korea. Read More »

Google Doodle Pays Homage to the 'Father of Black History'

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The Black History 101 Mobile Museum is often complimented by visitors for its inclusion of engaging content, such as hip hop, that is not usually found in mainstream historical museums. 6, 13, 20 and 27, Ke Television will present a Black History Month Episode at 1 and 8 p.m. on Channel 99. "Together, we inspire every student to learn, grow and succeed". Read More »

FBI condemns plan to release Russia memo

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The White House had five days to decide whether to publish the memo after the committee voted on Monday to release it. From the start, Congressman Nunes has disgraced the House Intelligence Committee . "The government has also tried to severely limit the number of appropriately cleared staff who can review documents and take notes". Democrats have prepared their own 10-page memo to counter the Republican document. Read More »

North Carolina health officials report 20 more flu deaths

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No children were reported among the flu-related deaths for the most recent week, but three minors have died in North Carolina since the flu season began October 1. The cost for people 19 and older is $33 for a Fluzone quadrivalent injection and $60 for a Fluzone high-dose injection, which is formulated for people 65 and older. Read More »

Christian Eriksen scores third-fastest goal in Premier League history

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Pochettino also said the victory over United at Wembley is up there with Spurs' best results this season - including beating Real Madrid in the Champions League and the 4-1 win over Liverpool . Under Mourinho, though, they have been edging back to their previous status. But Mourinho said conceding an own goal had done nearly as much damage to the visitors' morale as Eriksen's extraordinary opener. Read More »

India Inc reacts to Budget 2018

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The Northeast India found its place in the Union Budget 2018-19 presented by Finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha on Thursday whereby emphasis was laid on developing Northeast aviation infrastructure. Noting that only a "Swasth Bharat" (healthy India) can be a "Samriddha Bharat" (prosperous India), Jaitley said India cannot realise its demographic dividend without its citizens being healthy. Read More »

Au programme aujourd'hui. Macron en Tunisie : une première visite très attendue

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La francophonie est une opportunité de plus, il a annoncé sa décision d'appuyer la décision de votre président de recevoir la francophobie en 2020 et de doubler le nombre d'apprenants du français en Tunisie . Outre l'aspect politique , le voyage a eu un important aspect économique . Par ailleurs plusieurs autres fonds ont été annoncés notamment une ligne de crédit de 100 millions d'euros dont le but est de réformer les entreprises publiques de la Tunisie . Read More »

Budget 2018: Middle class hopes dashed, no change in Income Tax slabs

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The Budget 2018 is the first union budget presented after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in July 2017. Bamboo is green gold and restructured National Bamboo Mission will be launched with an allocation of Rs 1,290 crore to promote bamboo sector in a holistic manner, Jaitley said . Read More »

Budget 2018: FM Jaitley says "Demonetization spurred greater digital transaction"

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President Kovind had also said during his joint sitting address that 2018 is a critical year for the New India mission and the roadmap for a New India is on the cards for the budget . The issue of the national capital's air quality turning poisonous also figured in Jaitley's speech. Last time, the budget is announced at noon on the same date. Read More »

LeBron James crashes Andre Drummond interview to shout 'Team LeBron'

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In a news release, the Cavs said Love was consulting with specialists at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Thomas also dismissed a play in Friday's game when Love grabbed a rebound and bent over at the waist to hand the ball to the 5-foot-9 point guard like an adult reaching out to a child. Read More »

UK PM May says she won't resign as she's not a quitter

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After the meeting, May told reporters they agreed to expand investment in the fields of finance, education, and agriculture. British Ambassador to China Barbara Woodward reiterated the vision of Golden Era for China-U.K. Cabinet members have sought to play down the findings with one pro-Brexit minister stating that "these sorts of analysis have been proved to be wrong". Read More »

McCabe's role in Clinton email investigation under scrutiny

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He became its acting director after Mr James Comey was sacked in May previous year and served in that role until Aug 2, when Mr Wray took charge. Last week, the Washington Post reported that Trump had asked McCabe back in May who he cast a vote for in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Super Blue Blood Moon

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Today's full moon is special because it is the second such full moon in a month, and that's why it is called a blue moon . Finally, the "super" part of the super blue blood moon is probably the one that will make it most memorable. Read More »

Kentucky Rep. James Comer on board train that crashed in Virginia

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No lawmakers were seriously injured. Congressmen Larry Bucshon of IN and James Comer of Kentucky were aboard the train at the time of the accident. There is one confirmed fatality and one serious injury. Lawmakers present said that Rep. "You just knew that truck was going to be smashed". "People who were standing in the aisle had fallen down, others were looking at them to make sure they were okay", the senator told us over the phone. Read More »

'Will not repeat mistakes of past administrations' on North Korea

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On Feb. 9, the Winter Games will kick off in the South Korean alpine town of PyeongChang, some 80 kilometers south of the inter-Korean border. Ministry officials said they expect a joint training session between the countries' non-Olympic skiers at a North Korean ski resort to go on as planned this week. Read More »

Shahid Kapoor slams Swara Bhaskar for criticizing Padmaavat

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He also said that he was troubled, distracted but deep inside he found the strength to make the film and not let the anguish and disturbance reflect on the screen. Starting with Rs4.25 crore for paid previews late on Wednesday, the film netted Rs17.75 crore on Thursday and Rs31 crore, Rs27 crore and Rs30 crore on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Read More »

North Korea is downsizing its annual Winter Military Exercises

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Chris Van Hollen, who is one of the co-sponsors of legislation that would increase sanctions on North Korea . A United Nations commission published a searing report in 2014, which concluded North Korea was committing human rights violations "without parallel in the contemporary world". Read More »

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith to Washington Redskins

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Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins pitches the ball during the second quarter against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 18, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Cousins has been the biggest question hovering over Washington's offseason - and, indeed, hovering over the whole organization for a couple of years as the team failed to sign him to a long-term deal. Read More »

Trump's State of the Union crashed a fact-checking website

I say "nearly total" because on one issue, immigration, the president outlined an extremely ambitious agenda with enough detail to make for a useful debate. These programs include the diversity program, which grants green cards to 50,000 immigrants through a lottery system, and the family reunification program, which allows USA citizens and green-card holders to apply for visas for close relatives. Read More »

Entire USA Gymnastics board resigns amid Nassar scandal

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The bill grew out of earlier reports that Nassar - a well-known sports medicine practitioner who worked with the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics - had sexually abused young women and other instances of amateur athletes being abused. Read More »

Sunny and Warmer Wednesday; Some Rain Thursday

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Slick spots are likely during the morning commute north and west of Grand Rapids and are possible southeast of Grand Rapids. Highs will reach into the 40s before another warmup Wednesday , when temperatures could hit 60 degrees again. These numbers will probably be steady or actually fall back into the 20s during the afternoon. On top of the frigid temps, strong winds add a sting and produce wind chill values in the single digits. Read More »

North Korea Will Parade Long-Range Missiles Soon, Reportedly To Scare The US

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Ji Seong-ho holds up his crutches as symbol of defiance to the North Korea regime after President Trump details his harrowing journey to freedom. Earlier Tuesday, sources told CNN that the Trump administration had decided not to nominate Victor Cha , its widely rumored selection as United States ambassador to South Korea , apparently because of a difference over Korea policy, specifically over its consideration of a pre-emptive strike. Read More »

Fox Reportedly Nearing TV Rights Deal for NFL's Thursday Night Football Games

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Fox Broadcasting is inching closer to securing rights to the NFL's Thursday Night Football package of games. The games will simulcast on NFL Network and distributed in Spanish on Fox Deportes. Last season, NBC's share of " TNF " games averaged 14.1 million viewers, which marked a 17 percent drop compared to the year-ago results, while its 8.2 household rating was down 20 percent. Read More »

Clucas: Swansea have changed under Carvalhal

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On the prospect of losing Giroud to a Premier League rival in Chelsea , the Arsenal manager added: "At the moment I don't want to talk much about where he goes, if he goes, because that will be definitely decided". The match would end in a deserved 3-1 victory for Carlos Carvalhal's side, who move, at least for a day, out of the drop-zone. The Reds had endured frustrating defeats against Swansea in the league and West Brom in the FA Cup . Read More »

Trump Delivers His First State Of The Union Address

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At least for most of the speech. Covering his bipartisan plan to give amnesty (although he did not call it that) to almost two million illegal immigrants - the " Dreamers " - which he boasted was three times as much as the previous administration covered, he promised to give these illegal aliens citizenship over a 12-year period. Read More »

Nassar faces another round of sentencing, victims in court

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Nassar sexually assaulted hundreds of victims over decades as the chief doctor for USA Gymnastics. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered a criminal investigation after victims said they were assaulted by Nassar at the Karolyi Ranch , a famous Texas facility that was the training ground for USA women's gymnastics. Read More »

Raila Odinga 'sworn in' as Kenya's people's president

Many linked the block to an alleged meeting that took place in the president's office which was attended by media managers and select editors from the main media houses. A heavy police presence remains in city slums, which are opposition strongholds. Kenyatta had also been declared victor of the August election, but the Supreme Court later nullified that result, over irregularities. Read More »

Nintendo Switch sales hit 14.86 million worldwide in 10 months

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When Game Freak officially announced they were developing a new Pokemon series for the Nintendo Switch last year at E3, they warned fans that the game wouldn't come out for a "year or longer". Furthermore, Nintendo has claimed its digital download sales have been brisk, increasing by 87 percent on a year-on-year basis. The company projects that it could get 160 billion yen (US$1.47 billion) in operating profit by the end of March 2018. Read More »

Rocket fire from Syria into Turkish border town: 2 hurt

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Kurdish forces trying to fend off a deadly Turkish offensive in northern Syria are in the awkward position of demanding help from the very regime they want more autonomy from. Some analysts also argued that Damascus was allowing Turkey to conduct military operations on its soil because a few more days of Kurdish losses would serve its interests. Read More »