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Federal Prosecutors Announce Plans to Retry Senator Menendez


The Justice Department said Friday that it intends to retry Sen. Menendez and Melgen contended that the gifts were evidence of the pair's longtime friendship, not a corrupt agreement. Federal authorities announced on January 19 that they will seek to retry U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on corruption charges, Politico wrote . Bob Menendez (D-NJ) for corruption. Read More »

Iran nuke deal must be safeguarded: United Nations chief


Haley made the remarks to the U.N. Security Council Thursday in a scathing broadside against Iran during a discussion on nuclear proliferation . Guterres noted that the International Atomic Energy Agency has repeatedly concluded that Iran is fulfilling its side of the agreement. Read More »

Weekend weather: Mixture of rain and snow likely to continue


Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Saturday's high will be 46, and Sunday's will be 57, with a chance of drizzle and thunderstorms, according to the forecast. Sonora Pass is predicted to receive 8 to 12 inches of snow through Friday night , and 2 to 3 inches more between Sunday and Monday . Monday: Sunny with a high near 53. Read More »

Durbin Challenges Denial Of Trump's 'Sh*thole' Remark; 'I Know What Happened'


A statement from the White House on Friday is "extremely healthy ". In the case of Trump, a new score of 133 reveals there has been a steady build-up of plaque in his blood vessels, indicating moderate heart disease. "I have no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions", Navy Rear Adm Dr Ronny Jackson told reporters at an extraordinary press conference at the White House yesterday after Trump's first physical examination as USA president. Read More »

Super blue blood moon: When, where and how to view it


On Wednesday at 3:52 a.m. the moon enters the penumbra of the Earth's shadow where the Earth only partially blocks the sun's light from directly striking the moon. Due to this proximity, Super Moons appear seven per cent larger and 16 per cent brighter than the average full moon. As the moon doesn't have any light of its own, the only reason we see it is because of the sun's illumination. Read More »

Dayton's bonding proposal includes full funding for UMN


The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State college system would be the big winners under Dayton's proposal. Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget said about $3 billion in public works funding requests were given to the Dayton administration. Read More »

Leganes 0-1 Real Madrid: 5 Talking Points


However, Real managed to contain their opponents and turned the screw late on in the game, which culminated in Asensio's late victor to give the reigning La Liga champions the upper hand ahead of the second leg at the Bernabeu on January 24. Read More »

Funding bill to keep U.S. government open narrowly passes House


A bitter fight erupted in the Senate as IT now holds the power to avoid a governmental shutdown by midnight tonight. Following the passage of the bill, Ryan applauded the move and stressed the need for the Senate to pass the bill. In the 2013 shutdown, Congress passed a bill that paid military personnel. Democrats are confident that voters will blame Republicans if the government shuts down as they control both bodies of Congress and the White House. Read More »

Mourinho 'really happy' with Luke Shaw

Having fallen out of favour with the United boss previous year, Shaw looked destined to leave Old Trafford in January, with a number of Premier League clubs said to be interested in landing his signature. Shaw has played eight of United's last 11 games including five in a row and his return to form and fitness has impressed Mourinho to such an extent that he has shelved his interest in Tottenham's Danny Rose . Read More »

Now cops claim more suspects in Las Vegas massacre


A preliminary report about the shooting says Paddock searched for outdoor concert venues, the number of attendees at other concerts in Las Vegas and the number of people who go to the beach in Santa Monica, California. It has more than three months since Paddock slaughtered dozens of people and injured more than 500 at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival after opening fire from his Mandalay Bay hotel suite above the event. Read More »

'Aadhaar may cause death of citizens' civil rights'


Divan told the five-judge Constitution bench that "Aadhaar may cause the death of citizens" civil rights . However, when they apply for duplicate cards, the Aadhaar authentification process fails to acknowledge them, thus denying them various benefits as the government has made it mandatory to link Aadhaar cards with bank accounts, mobile phones and other services, Divan said. Read More »

Dashcam video shows vehicle slam into tow truck, almost hit driver


While assisting at the scene of one crash, a tow truck driver in MI found himself in the middle of another, narrowly surviving when a moving vehicle suddenly careened toward his truck. Police said the incident is a reminder to slow and give them a lane. Had it have been 5 seconds earlier, the tow truck driver would have had nowhere else to go. Read More »

Rapper Kodak Black arrested again in Broward County


He is reportedly being held at the Broward County jail, with a live video on his Instagram capturing audio of an argument about whether he is required to give his phone to authorities. Because Octave was on probation when arrested, Broward Judge Joel Lazarus ordered him to remain jailed until his lawyer can make another request in front of a trial judge, according to the Sun Sentinel . Read More »

Here are details of latest bipartisan DACA deal to protect 'dreamers'


Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia, who were also in the meeting and have been close allies to the President on the issue of immigration, said in a statement that they didn't recall Trump making the derogatory comments, "but what he did call out was the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers and our national interest". Read More »

Pope Francis marries two flight attendants on papal plane


Karadima was first reported to the church in 2002 over allegations he would kiss and fondle his adolescent parishioners in the Chilean capital of Santiago. Like this story? Share it with a friend! Francis says in a speech to Peruvians who live and work in the steamy rainforest region that it is painful how "so many women are devalued, denigrated and exposed to endless violence". Read More »

Trump eying big 'fine' over China IP theft


Trump has indicated in the past that he could hold off on applying pressure on China on trade as long as Beijing enforces sanctions against North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. But thus far a trade war with China has not materialized. A reflation of the industrial sector and a global upswing that's boosting exports are providing room for President Xi Jinping to tackle debt risks, one of Beijing's top goals for the coming three years. Read More »

Kris Dunn Suffers Possible Concussion, Chipped Teeth vs. Warriors


January 17: Chicago Bulls' Kris Dunn lays on the floor after hitting his face on the floor during a game against the Golden State Warriors . Dunn, a point guard for the Chicago Bulls , has slam dunked hundreds of times throughout his life and career, but his most recent attempt ended in a serious injury that appeared to be very painful. Read More »

Injured in Axe Attack on Siberian School


Preliminary reports say that a student armed with a knife and axe came to a school in the Buryat village of Sosnovy Bor on Friday morning, assaulted a 41-year-old woman teacher, then slashed three 7th grade students, the Interfax news agency reported . Read More »

Trump upsets Republican strategy to avoid shutdown

SNELL: Yeah. The back of the envelope calculation that we have right now is that there probably aren't enough votes to - for this to pass in the Senate , though things could change. The government is set to run out of funding at midnight Friday. In the event of a shutdown, food inspections, federal law enforcement, airport security checks, and other vital services would continue, as would Social Security, other federal benefit programs and military operations. Read More »

Europe Storm Kills at Least 6, Halts Travel for Millions


The Netherlands , Germany , France and Belgium got the brunt of the unusual storm system, known in Germany as "Friederike". The three fatalities occurred in separate incidents in the centre of the Netherlands , where falling trees and building debris hit the elderly victims. Read More »

Baker Mayfield Explains His #GetMeToMiami Comment


Mayfield is expected to be a first round pick in this spring's NFL Draft and the Dolphins could actually be a possible landing spot. White is predicting that Mayfield is the third quarterback taken - behind USC's Sam Darnold and UCLA's Josh Rosen . Read More »

Boris suggests UK-France Channel bridge


Boris Johnson has suggested Britain and France work together to build a bridge over the Channel. Mr Johnson raised the prospect of a second crossing to link the United Kingdom to mainland Europe following a top-level summit attended by the Prime Minister and French president Emmanuel Macron at Sandhurst on Thursday. Read More »

Mesut Ozil, Jack Wilshere close to signing new Arsenal deals?

The Gunners have not scheduled contract talks with the attacker since March past year, but the club are likely to hold another series of negotiations with the German likely to stay put for the remainder of his deal. He wants to be a legend. Arsène Wenger and the club are really eager for a new deal to be sorted out sooner rather than later, and that feeling is very much shared with by Wilshere. Read More »

Oil edges up on falling USA crude inventories, but supply remains ample


While compliance in the OPEC effort to maintain supply restrictions is expected to main high, growth in US production, along with increasing output from Canada and Brazil, should underpin prices. Oil reserves surplus is diminishing rapidly and there are increasing signs of the dangers that high prices pose for OPEC, according to Bloomberg . Read More »