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Birmingham is the third most congested city in the UK


Voters to decide whether to hike nearly all Bay Area bridge tolls A new report from transportation analytics company INRIX states that Los Angeles has the worst gridlock - for the sixth year in a row - out of 1,361 cities in 38 countries. Read More »

Lawmakers near budget deal but Trump would 'love' shutdown over immigration impasse


In remarks to reporters on Tuesday before Trump placed himself in the middle of the budget talks, leaders of both parties said they were encouraged by the progress being made. "Any deal on DACA that does not include STRONG border security and the desperately needed WALL is a total waste of time", he tweeted . This, after Trump last week, in his State of the Union address, recited poetic paeans to bipartisanship. Read More »

Narendra Modi attacks Congress in Parliament speech


Prime minister Narendra Modi has once again caught attention of the country by narrating as to how congress party has persistently insulted, humiliated Telugu's of both states, . He also accused the party of inaugurating half-finished projects to gain publicity. Rajya Sabha Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the same Sitharaman had publicly directed the defence secretary at a press conference in the Defence Ministry on November 17 to share the purchase price of 36 Rafale aircraft, ... Read More »

IOC: Russians cleared of doping eligible for Games


But the IOC did invite 169 Russians without any past history of doping violations to compete under a neutral flag using the name "Olympic Athletes from Russia", provided they meet strict guidelines on doping. "We were perfectly aware that the International Olympic Committee would not let them compete, because the same criteria were used to ban those who had no relation to the Sochi Olympics, those who were juniors at that time", he told Sputnik. Read More »

At least 30 civilians dead in govt airstrikes in Ghouta


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported the deaths, which it said raised the number of people killed in the area since January 29 to 384, including 94 children. Syria's multi-sided war has drawn in armies and insurgents from around the world, aggravating a conflict which began as an uprising against Assad's rule. Read More »

Winter Olympics : Pence heads to South Korea


The North is working to develop a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental United States, in what it says is a deterrent against U.S. After the art troupe arrived on Tuesday in a ferry, which is also being used as accommodation, North Korea has asked South Korea to provide oil to refuel the vessel, the Unification Ministry said on Wednesday. Read More »

U.S. travellers to avoid Winter Olympics


The cost of travel was another reason for almost one-third, whilst 18.3 per cent had health and safety concerns about travelling. "All facts go to clearly prove that the getting insane to chill the atmosphere of improving North-South relations created by positive measures and proactive role of the DPRK", the state-run Korean Central News Agency said , using the initials for the formal name for North Korea. Read More »

Matt Patricia finally officially announced as new head coach


One key figure in all this is Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores, who is said to be a candidate for the Patriots defensive coordinator job. A former offensive lineman who worked with that unit as a graduate assistant at RPI, Patricia coached defensive line at Amherst College and was an offensive grad assistant at Syracuse before joining the Patriots as a coaching assistant in 2004. Read More »

Britain to consider pardoning suffragettes


In 1903 Emmeline Pankhurst, and her two daughters Christabel and Sylvia , set up the Women's Political and Social Union in Manchester with its slogan "deeds not words". It's a system stacked against women. It's hard to imagine a time when women weren't allowed anywhere near the ballot box - and it's even harder to imagine people thinking this was somehow fair and justified. Read More »

Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation at Olympics' close


Rodchenkov, who alleged that Putin personally ordered the doping programme, fled to the United States in 2016 in fear of his life. "They are in the exact same place on this issue". "He's not going to South Korea to negotiate". The players' caution was seen as fear that they would appear to be enjoying tasty meals unavailable in North Korea. Read More »

Chelsea fighting for Conte says Azpilicueta


Chelsea had Tiemoue Bakayoko sent off for two yellow card bookings in a 5 minutes space. In contrast with his first season in London , when Chelsea cruised to the title, the Blues are 19 points adrift of runaway leader Manchester City and are one point away from dropping out of the top-4 UEFA Champions League qualifying spots. Read More »

House Intel Committee Votes To Release Dem Countermemo. Will Trump Go Along?


The dossier was part of opposition research funded by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign to look into Trump's ties to Russian Federation. What do YOU think? Plus Nunes isn't finished with his own memos either. "W$3 e do not permit witnesses to represent publicly that they are fully cooperating with our committee and privately refuse to answer questions pertinent to our investigation on the basis of meritless claims of privilege", the statement continued. Read More »

South Africa considering delaying state of the nation speech - speaker


However, the ANC is effectively split down the middle between supporters of Ramaphosa and his defeated leadership rival, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who also happens to be Zuma's wife. From 2003 to 2013, he was a director and shareholder of Canadian-based Ivanhoe Mines. Mr Ramaphosa stood against Mr Zuma's preferred... Mbete said that with these concerns in mind, Parliament had made a decision to approach Zuma to propose the postponement "in order to create room for establishing a much more ... Read More »

Photos of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis


Next year the big game is moving to Atlanta, Georgia, which will be played on February 3. "The owners will do as they like". The NFL announced its decision to award Minnesota with the Super Bowl in 2014 after four rounds of voting. Super Bowl 2022 is scheduled for Inglewood, California at the Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park. Atlanta has a stadium that opened in 2017. Nielsen eventually estimated that 111.3 million people in the USA had watched that game. Read More »

The State of Our Union Is Strong — Trump

Real Clear Politics research, however, shows that Mr. Obama's average approval rating across major polls was about 10 points higher than Mr. Trump's in the December of his first year in office. "Our massive tax cuts provide tremendous relief for the middle class and small businesses", he said, adding later, "There has never been a better time to start living the American Dream". Read More »

Turkish teen killed by rockets fired from Syria


Over the past two years, the PKK's armed uprising in southeastern Turkey has been defeated and dozens of its cells disbanded. Two of the victims were Syrian refugees. My dad says not to go out because of the war planes and so we are sleeping in the huts. This means that the risk of a military engagement between two member-states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is significant. Read More »

NFL Super Bowl 52 Shows Lowest Ratings in Nearly a Decade


After talks with protesting players, the league pledged almost $100 million to charities which deal with criminal justice reform, law enforcement/community relations and education. Although the Eagles possessed home field advantage and the number one overall seed in the conference, they were considered underdogs in their NFL Divisional Round matchup versus the Atlanta Falcons . Read More »

Dow rises 350, erasing an early plunge — Markets Right Now

Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab, told ABC News the fall had been expected after markets hit record highs. Bonds haven't been doing well. The worst came on so-called Black Monday, Oct. 19, 1987, when the drop represented 22.61 percent of the market. Technology and consumer discretionary were among the top-performing sectors. Read More »

Donald Trump accuses Democrats of treason for not applauding him


And on Tuesday night I think Trump finally did it when he said it was his duty - and the duty of every elected official in the chamber - to defend the right of every American "to the American Dream". The president delivered his remarks as the Dow Jones Industrial Average nose-dived down more than 1,500 points before rebounding before the closing bell. Read More »

US House Intel Committee Votes to Release Democratic Russia Investigation Memo


Both Republicans and Democrats disputed that, and Democrats also bemoaned the release of formerly classified information and the possibility the precedent could compromise future investigations. We caught them. Hey, we caught them. It's so much fun. In the same speech, Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric against congressional Democrats, suggesting they were "treasonous" for not applauding during his State of the Union address last week . Read More »

Cloudy skies, and highs around 58 — Sunday weather


This system will once again lift northward from the Deep South, but its track looks to be well inland. Saturday night , expect a 30 percent chance of snow before midnight, with a low of 17, according to the weather service . The latest road conditions for your location can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. A winter storm watch has been posted for Wednesday afternoon and night for interior Southern New England as our next storm system approaches from the south. Read More »

Elon Musk Sends Electric Car To Space Aboard World's Most Powerful Rocket


SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said at a press event for the just-launched Falcon Heavy that SpaceX will now begin focusing in earnest on "BFR", the code name for its next big space launch vehicle. The second-stage Merlin engine , identical to its counterpart on Falcon 9 , delivers the rocket's payload to orbit after the main engines cut off and the first-stage cores separate. Read More »

Senate leaders near two-year budget deal to prevent shutdown


They met Tuesday morning in an effort to bring the talks toward closure. If Republicans agree, it could ease the way for a broad, bipartisan Senate vote on the spending plan. This would mark the fifth short-term spending bill, known as a continuing resolution (CR), that Congress will have considered since last fall. But spending bills need Democratic support in the Senate to overcome a filibuster, and Democratic senators have insisted that they will not support an increase in military spending ... Read More »

Trump delivers first State of the Union address


If the Democrats cannot articulate that idea, and understand that you can be progressive without obsessing over skin colour or sex, they can rely on many more opportunities to practice emotionally satisfying opposition addresses. "I could live with this and even support it if that were the end of the negotiations", she said. "If the Democrats choose to filibuster a framework that includes a generous path to citizenship or something that is not fair, we are not going to approve it. Read More »

Democrats doing nothing on DACA — Trump


Trump's first year in office, despite the claim that his first State of the Union would be bipartisan, has often been marked by division and acrimony. The answer is simple. The last of the Clinton political capital was spent on Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 bid for the White House. "AASHTO has for years called for a long-term strategy to shore up the Highway Trust Fund in order to maintain federal investment in surface transportation". Read More »

Assange delivers kill shot after Comey mocks FISA memo

Nunes characterized Democrats on the committee as dishonest actors who are not interested in the truth. "There is a rising sense of panic clearly within the White House and as well on the Hill". Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. If the aim of the memo were really to probe alleged violations of Page's civil liberties, it would focus on Page's civil liberties. Read More »

White House reviews Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

Gowdy said that "there is a Russia investigation without a [Steele] dossier" because of other Trump campaign links to Russia, including a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in NY set up by Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on the premise that a Russian lawyer would hand over incriminating evidence on Trump's election opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Community advocates seek to improve Black History Month education


K T Kelley-Morton, vice president of the Black Student Union, said not all of the questions will be about history. And this level of support should not be limited to Black History Month - larger efforts should be made to invest in student programming for other months, like Hispanic Heritage Month in September and October or Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May. Read More »

Donald Trump: It's Not 'Dreamers'; It's DACA - 'Don't Fall into that Trap'

If Trump persists in calling Chuck Schumer the Democrats' "head clown" and in belittling Nancy Pelosi , Democrats would be smart not to retaliate with insults. The Republicans applauded in agreement and Trump returned to listing accomplishments, like cutting regulations and allowing oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska. Read More »