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Why Weren't F-35s Used in Israel's Raids in Syria?

Why Weren't F-35s Used in Israel's Raids in Syria? The U.S. and Israel are concerned over Iran's growing influence in the Middle East, particularly in Syria and Lebanon. "But. we've gotten to a level not reached before, and it's all coming at once". Turkey will try not to allow a semi-autonomous region on its border. They added that the opposition was not happy at this Iranian scheme using Syrian territory, which was an Iranian-Israeli dispute on ... [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Watch: 6 am Wednesday to 4 am Thursday

Winter Storm Watch: 6 am Wednesday to 4 am Thursday Total snow accumulations should range from 1 to 3 inches across the Lower Susquehanna Valley to between 4 and 6 inches further north near the Interstate 80 corridor. Much of the state saw all forms of wintry weather on Wednesday , as the storm started at snow but transitioned to freezing rain and rain for most. [Full Article...]

Night to Shine offers fancy event for those with special needs

Night to Shine offers fancy event for those with special needs More than 100 Southern Oregonians with disabilities got to go to the prom they never had Friday night. "With tears in their eyes thank us from the bottom of their hearts", said Hoelscher. In Lynchburg for the second year, Journey Ministries hosted a prom for over 170 participants and 400 volunteers at Phase 2. Terraza said her sister was treated as if she were a normal child. [Full Article...]

Curling: US siblings win 'family feud' game versus married Russians

Curling: US siblings win 'family feud' game versus married Russians The schedule is per NBC Olympics and based on Eastern Time rather than local Pyeongchang time. The team of John Morris of Canmore, Alta. and Winnipeg's Kaitlyn Lawes will go head to head with the US before taking on China and Finland. [Full Article...]

Colts GM Chris Ballard: 'I want someone who is 100 percent committed'

Colts GM Chris Ballard: 'I want someone who is 100 percent committed' The Colts, in the most backward way possible, got lucky. Wednesday he put an emphasis on reassuring people that the Colts will be able to find the right head coach to replace Chuck Pagano , who was sacked in January after six seasons. The good news for Indy is that the only coaching vacancy still looks pretty attractive - if Andrew Luck is healthy. The Colts are now reviewing their options on... [Full Article...]

India overpower Proteas in 3rd ODI

India overpower Proteas in 3rd ODI The fourth ODI begins at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on February 10th, while the rest of the two games will be played at Port Elizabeth and Centurion. Laura Wolvaardt needs just nine. But Jhulan Goswami bowled the fifth over and took the wicket of Laura Woolvardt (9), becoming the first player to take 200 wickets in women's ODIs. [Full Article...]

Crude corrects on production pop, but demand side is looming

Crude corrects on production pop, but demand side is looming Chidambaram had asked the government what price of crude had it factored in while framing the Budget and if it will raise retail prices or cut excise duty when global prices cross that level. Oil has lost 4.5 percent, while bitcoin has lost half of its value. USA oil exports are on the rise as well. Oil prices slid for a sixth straight day as investors continue to worry about a surge in US pro... [Full Article...]

House passes stopgap spending bill increasing Defense funding

House passes stopgap spending bill increasing Defense funding And despite Trump's bellicose language and threat of a shutdown if he doesn't get what he wants on immigration , Sanders said that Trump wants a budget deal and that the White House doesn't expect immigration legislation to be attached to it. [Full Article...]

Apple considers rebates for some iPhone battery replacements

Apple considers rebates for some iPhone battery replacements In theory, they should retain their same performance from update to update. This section will show the user the battery's maximum capacity and whether or not it's operating at its peak capacity, according to MacRumors . For instance, a rating of 100% means that the iPhone's battery is in flawless health, but 79% means that it's not functioning like it used to. Apple's chief software engin... [Full Article...]

The White House's Immigration Plan

The White House's Immigration Plan White House officials rejected suggestions that the president was asking for too much. This hour, On Point , Trump's plan, the Dreamers and who gets to be American. The administration announced September 5 it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program but also instituted a six-month delay for Congress to act. [Full Article...]

Putin pissed U.S. released list of Russian businessmen

Putin pissed U.S. released list of Russian businessmen The department said the sanctions , if imposed, would affect Russia's defense partners. The list does not trigger any USA sanctions targeting the individuals. Putin's inner circle is already subject to personal U.S. sanctions imposed over Russia's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, although Putin himself is not on either list and nor is central bank chief Elvira Nabiullina ... [Full Article...]

Uncertain times for some businesses as NAFTA renegotiations continue

Uncertain times for some businesses as NAFTA renegotiations continue That resolution is looking less and less like it will come on time. Trump has promised to negotiate a better deal for America or withdraw. It is increasingly common to find goods and service providers that have found lucrative markets somewhere in the United States. [Full Article...]

Pelosi: Immigration framework is a 'campaign to make America white again'

Pelosi: Immigration framework is a 'campaign to make America white again' President Donald Trump says he's willing to provide almost 2 million Dreamers with a path to citizenship , but only after big changes to border security and the country's immigration system. Service Employees Executive Vice President Rocio Saenz called Trump's framework "callous and racist". Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, and Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, before he was edged out of that group,... [Full Article...]

US President Imposes Solar Panel Tariff, Solar Stocks React

US President Imposes Solar Panel Tariff, Solar Stocks React Observers of U.S. -China trade relations said the latest harsh rhetoric and other recent moves are likely to spur a larger-scale trade war. Trump has argued the tariff will protect the American solar industry- and protect domestic manufacturers. [Full Article...]

UEFA Nations League: What is it? Draw details, schedule, format and more

UEFA Nations League: What is it? Draw details, schedule, format and more USMNT impact? For his entire tenure as national team coach, Jurgen Klinsmann insisted that the United States of America play as many friendly games against strong European competition as possible. Hungary are the top ranked team in League C at the moment; that's all you need to about the quality of games coming up here. "We've got some friendly games coming up now", said O'Neill. [Full Article...]

US Congress hopes to end shutdown before working week begins

US Congress hopes to end shutdown before working week begins There is no guarantee that the legislation will earn the 60 votes it will need to overcome a filibuster , however. Republican Senator Jeff Flake said Senators are victimising the American people. Approximately 800,000 DACA recipients - 125,000 of them in Texas- now reside in the U.S. In September 2017, President Donald Trump announced he'd be ending DACA. [Full Article...]

Muskoka MPP responds to Patrick Brown's resignation

Muskoka MPP responds to Patrick Brown's resignation The other said he assaulted her when she was extremely drunk. Later, while giving a tour of his home, an aroused Brown kissed and climbed on top of her, she says, stopping and driving her home only after she protested she had a boyfriend. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks $25 bil. for wall, offers 'dreamers' citizenship

Trump seeks $25 bil. for wall, offers 'dreamers' citizenship They told CNN: "It is not something that could ever earn support from the immigration community". "We will solve the problem". "In short, it is totally unacceptable to the President, and should be declared 'dead on arrival", Sanders declared. [Full Article...]

Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown

Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown The measure that has approved continued funding of the government is only effective until February 8 where a new vote may see the government face another shutdown. "Now, serious negotiations can resume", Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said. After a three-day shutdown, Congress voted to reopen the government- for now. [Full Article...]

Erdogan urges USA to stop aiding Syrian Kurds

Erdogan urges USA to stop aiding Syrian Kurds Leading Turkish and Kurdish groups in Germany Wednesday accused each other of "importing" a foreign conflict in the wake of Ankara's cross-border offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia. -Turkey relations have been strained in recent months over several issues . Turkey's air and ground operation has opened a new front in Syria's multi-sided civil war and could threaten United States plans to... [Full Article...]


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