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Some Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't visit White House

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Wide receiver Torrey Smith , defensive end Chris Long , and safety Malcolm Jenkins are among the players planing to boycott visiting President Donald J. After engaging in demonstrations during the National Anthem for much of the NFL season, Jenkins ceased his protests late in the year after the league announced donations of almost $100 million to support social justice causes. Read More »

Report claims CFPB is backing away from Equifax probe

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I have been impressed with Mick's leadership and emphasis on operational efficiency and excellence. Most recently, Democratic lawmakers have lashed out at Mulvaney amid a Reuters report that the agency was backing off an investigation into a massive data breach at Equifax a year ago that exposed sensitive data about millions of people. Read More »

Rep. Jim Jordan: Clinton Allies Helped With Anti-Trump Dossier

Two Republicans , Sens. Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., on Monday released a copy of their request for a criminal probe into Steele. "Steele was suspended and then terminated as an FBI source for what the FBI defines as the most serious of violation - an unauthorized disclosure to the media of his relationship with the FBI in an October 30, 2016 Mother Jones article by David Corn", the memo reads. Read More »

All employees despatched residence — Chaos at Newsweek

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Sources tell Salon that Roe and Li both threatened to resign during a meeting last week if Katz, Keefe and Saul were fired . The reported sackings follow a raid on Newsweek Media Group's USA offices in January by the Manhattan district attorney, in which several servers were confiscated as part as an investigation into the company's finances. Read More »

India Successfully Test-fires Short Range Nuclear Capable Agni-I Missile

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It was 18th version of Agni-I, which could achieve all parameters within the stipulated time period, said defence sources. The missile, according to officials, was inducted into service in 2004. "The trajectory was tracked by sophisticated radars, telemetry-observation stations, electro-optic instruments and ships, right from launch till it hit the target with pinpoint accuracy", they said. Read More »

House Intel votes to release Democratic rebuttal memo

After President Donald Trump declassified the memo , the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee released the memo based on classified information that alleges the FBI abused US government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference. Read More »

Court adjourns ill Metuh's trial till March

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After the matter was adjourned on Monday, Metuh was taken from the courtroom located on the first floor of the five-storey building to an ambulance of the National Hospital, Abuja , waiting outside the courtroom. Abang in a short ruling on submissions by counsel said the court was minded to grant an adjournment. "We are doing our job and in doing that we have no ill will against anybody", he added. Read More »

Bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down

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Congressional leaders from both parties have said they don't foresee a second shutdown, but as of Sunday evening, it's not clear if congressional leaders have the votes to pass such a measure through both the Senate and the House. "What we're asking for and what the American people are pleading for is sanity and common sense in our immigration system". Other related issues that must still be negotiated include a federal spending limit and disaster relief funding. Read More »

Opposition MPs go into huddle in Rajya Sabha after House adjourned

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In this context, Mr Naidu said that his adjourning the House till 1400 hrs was to save the House from the situation of frequent disruption which, he said, only lowered the image of the House. Though the BSP members did not return to the House after the opposition walk out, sources said they were not part of the deliberations through the day. Read More »

CT forecasts have snow, sleet, rain and lots of 'ifs'

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Snow will end from the west Monday evening with storm totals in the 3 to 6-inch range. The snow is expected to begin in earnest during the early morning hours on Wednesday , with the watch in effect through 7 p.m. Temperatures then should be warm enough for Philly that the wintry mix transitions to all rain by the early afternoon. "In Windsor Locks, as of 4 p.m. Read More »

Bound Acela train separates at 120 miles per hour

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A source told the newspaper the train was traveling at about 125 miles per hour at the time of the incident. Subscribe to Canada Free Press for FREEA high-speed Amtrak train bound for Penn Station broke apart as it was cruising through Maryland on Tuesday, sources told The Post . Read More »

White House chief: Dreamers not priority for deportation

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He says, "They are not a priority for deportation". But Kelly insisted that DACA recipients, should they lose their protections, would not be a priority for detention or deportation. Many lawmakers are uneasy about what might happen to the Dreamers after March 5, and Democrats - and Trump himself - are using that uncertainty as leverage to help force a deal. Read More »

A Thorn on Serbia's Road to EU

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But against the backdrop of worries in some European members about the cost of the new wave of enlargement and the slow progress of the region in political, judicial and economic reforms, more and more Western Balkan citizens are beginning to wonder whether European membership will arrive in the foreseeable future. Read More »

Toddler dies after she's found outside in freezing weather

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According to the child's mother, who hasn't been publicly named since she hasn't been charged in connection with the death, told police that she was out with her other child, a 4-year-old, while Wynter's father was supposed to be watching her at home. Read More »

Body of ´hero' Russian pilot killed in Syria brought home

Russian the Su-25 attack aircraft was downed by a MANPAD portable surface-to-air missile within an area controlled by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) in Syria's Idlib. Major Roman Filipov has been posthumously awarded with a Hero of Russian Federation decoration after his SU-25 jet was downed by a shoulder-launched missile on Saturday. Read More »

Bannon not expected to appear before House Intel Tuesday despite subpoena

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Bannon left the White House in August. Moscow denies meddling in the presidential election, and Trump denies any collusion between his associates and Moscow. On Friday, Trump and members of the Republican party released a controversial memo concerning the probe. But Democratic and Republican lawmakers say that assertion is wrong. Read More »

Pink struggles through flu to sing anthem at Super Bowl

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Though she didn't quite hit the highest note in the song's emotional finale, Pink had plenty of supporters. Pink took the mike Sunday with a defiant start: She quickly spit out either a cough drop or chewing gum, and showcased gorgeous-even-with-the-flu vocals with a sweeping rendition of the song about the land of the free and home of the courageous. Read More »

Mother Arrested After Two Children Found Stabbed To Death In Mass

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A Brockton mother charged with stabbing her two young children to death inside an apartment in the city was arraigned Tuesday on two counts of murder. "It's just something that overcame me", said Darcy Ruskiewicz. "I heard the news and it just broke my heart", she told the Boston Globe . Cruz said the brothers, aged 5 and 8, could have been dead as long at two days in the Prospect Street apartment where they were believed to have lived with their mother. Read More »

North Korea 'only months' from U.S. strike - diplomat

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Cha's removal [from consideration] was his disagreement with a " bloody nose " [military strike] under consideration from the White House", the letter reads. The US has 450 silo-based Minuteman III missiles, while Russian Federation has 369 missiles based in silos or mobile launchers. He touted the coming deployment of an additional 20 ground-based interceptors that would respond to an enemy launch. Read More »

NPF, NDPP release poll candidate list

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Some of the prominent candidates include-Lone Lok Sabha MP and Former chief minister Neiphiu Rio (NDPP) from Northern Angami-II, TM Lotha (BJP) from Wokha, Jacob Zhimomi (BJP) from Ghaspani, Dr Nicky Kire (NDPP) from Kohima , Vikho-o Yhoshu (NDPP) from Southern Angami-I, Dr Sukhayo Sema (BJP) from Pugoboto, Neiba Kromu (NDPP) from Pfutsero. Read More »

Shallow 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northeastern Taiwan

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Many casualties are feared in Taiwan after a shallow 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Taiwan's north-eastern coast late on Tuesday (Feb 6), causing numerous buildings to collapse and trapping many people in the rubble, Taiwanese media and the authorities said. Read More »

Indian Army shall give proper reply to Pak: Rajnath Singh

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In the address, he told people that India has always wanted peaceful relations with Pakistan but it had different plans. "But most unfortunately, Pakistan is trying to tear down Jammu and Kashmir and continue attacks on our forces and Indian territory", he alleged. Read More »