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Macron's visit to Iran to take place in near future

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Wrapping up his first visit there since Corsican nationalists swept elections in December, Macron projected the image of a strong unified France and said "non" to demands to recognize Corsican as a second official language. Unlike the separatists in the wealthy Spanish region of Catalonia, who mounted a breakaway bid previous year, Corsica's leaders have said they will be content with greater autonomy and a special mention in the constitution. Read More »

Cornell frat put on probation for sex contest

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University officials investigated the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity a year ago after hearing reports of the competition in which members get points for having sex with women. Vice president for student and campus life Ryan Lombardi said in a statement that the fraternity's behavior was "abhorrent", The Cornell Daily Sun reported. Read More »

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to speak at UofL

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Trump's comments came as lawmakers are working on reaching a deal on spending limits two days before a stop-gap government funding bill is due to expire. Some congressional negotiators also wanted to include a hike in the debt limit, which the United States is expected to hit next month, though the exact parameters were still being negotiated when the deal was announced. Read More »

Conte won't be sacked for now

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Chelsea cruised to the title in coach Antonio Conte's first campaign in England last season but they are 19 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City and are focused on finishing in the top four Champions League qualification spots. Read More »

Lawmakers want legislation to deter people from eating laundry detergent pods

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Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Senator Brad Hoylman both have young children at home. During January, there were at least 86 reported cases of teenagers intentionally eating detergent pods. Not everyone in the New York State Assembly is on board. In response to the " Tide Pod Challenge ", P&G posted warnings and the phone number for the Poison Control Center on its Twitter account, @tide. Read More »

The 2018 Winter Olympics Is Now Hosting A Norovirus Outbreak

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Here is an Olympian question that Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizer is wrestling with: to give or not to give the Samsung Galaxy phone to the 22 North Korean athletes. "But we'll see what happens". Later in the week, Pence will meet with North Korean defectors to highlight the country's human rights abuses. Kim Jong Un's sister will be part of the North Korean delegation which will attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics taking place in South Korea, Seoul has confirmed. Read More »

First baby with Down syndrome wins Gerber baby contest

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The little boy's mom Cortney told TODAY that Lucas is definitely a happy baby. As the new Gerber grand prize victor, Lucas will be named the 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby and his family will receive $50,000, which his parents are going to put toward his education. Read More »

Apple INC (AAPL) Holding Maintained by DE Shaw & Company Inc

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Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) has risen 4.94% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 6.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). Jupiter Asset accumulated 324,825 shares. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). Brick & Kyle Assoc holds 3.78% of its portfolio in Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ) for 10,472 shares. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's sister to visit South Korea in historic first

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In response, Pyongyang has also used balloons to send its own anti-South Korean fliers towards Seoul , where the colourful and tattered leaflets can sometimes be found in mountains or scattered in public places. Pence is leading the US delegation to the Winter Olympics, which officially opens Friday. USA officials declined to provide details of the expected sanctions. Read More »

Judge rules in favor of Tastries owner in discrimination case

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Jack Phillips of Colorado's Masterpiece Cakeshop , now at the centre of a landmark U.S. court case about anti-LGBT discrimination, claimed a year ago that Jesus Christ would discriminate against gay people. "We are pleased that the judge recognized that the First Amendment protects Cathy's freedom of speech", Charles LiMandri, chief counsel and president of the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund , said after the ruling, the press release reports . Read More »

In Asia, Pence pressures North Korea ahead of Olympics

Most recently, the US Navy sent two guided missile destroyers for a deployment in the Indo-Pacific region. Speculation continues to build about a possible meeting between Pence and members of the North Korean delegation in Pyeongchang. He will meet with senior military leaders including Gen. Lori Robinson, head of the U.S. Northern Command; Lt. Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach, leader of Alaskan Command; Lt. Read More »

Protesters to welcome Trudeau on first leg of U.S. trade trip

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During a lengthy question from a student about religious charities, the woman used the phrase "future of mankind, "the National Post said ". "I've asked the Attorney General to follow up with the lawyers to make sure that we argue things that are consistent with this government's philosophy", Trudeau said Wednesday on Parliament Hill, responding to the exclusive report. Read More »

Natural disaster of magnitude 6.4 in Taiwan kills 4, 145 missing

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Her store also suffered broken glass from the quake, she said, and many roads in the area were closed. This picture shows the 270 Marshal Hotel, whose lower floors collapsed in today's M=6.4 quake. Rescue teams pulled out 149 people from the rubble, the National Fire Agency said and added that 40,000 people were without water, and 645 without electricity, The New York Times reported . Read More »

Kylie Jenner Just Shared The First Photo Of Her Baby Daughter

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In the photo [as see below], Kylie's baby girl is clenching her mommy's finger with her tiny little hands. We're yet to find out what Kylie and her boyfriend Travis Scott have made a decision to name their newborn daughter, but we've got a feeling Khloe Kardashian has given us a bit of a hint with the flowers she bought Kylie following the birth! The video also features the first images of Chicago West , Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's third child, who was born via ... Read More »

Child safe, suspect wanted in connection to viral child pornography investigation

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Do not share it, as criminal charges may result. Authorities said Monday night the victim has been located and is safe. "Send it to law enforcement". "We don't have any information on whether or not an arrest has been made but we are hopeful". If you know of any children in danger, please report it to your local law enforcement, state law enforcement, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

11-year-old boy dies while saving friend from icy pond

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Healy urged NY parents to warn kids about the dangers of playing on frozen waterways in the winter. Rescuers waded through the frigid, chest-high water - whacking a thin layer of ice with their hands - and plucked the boy from the pond, Healy said. Read More »

Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel

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The airline is waiting for final approval before opening the flights for booking. The decision, which will be implemented in March, means that the flights from New Delhi to Tel Aviv would be shortened by two and a half hours. According to the London based press reviewer "Mideast Mirror", Saudi Arabia considered buying the "Iron Dome" Defense System from Israel, and secretly approached Israeli officials to ask. Read More »

Buildings collapse as 6.4 magnitude quake strikes Taiwan; 2 dead, 150 missing

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Authorities say 219 people were injured during the quake. Tsai said she "ordered search and rescue workers not to give up on any opportunity to save people, while keeping their own safety in mind". Speaking from a crisis centre in Taipei , cabinet spokesperson Hsu Kuo-yung said rail links appeared to be unaffected and the runway of Hualien airport was intact. Read More »

Weather advisory: Expect another slippery morning Wednesday

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The NWS is forecasting accumulation of 2 to 4 inches of snow throughout south central, southwest and west central MI. Roads that are not treated will be slippery and hazardous. Late Tuesday night, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning through 6 p.m. for Allegheny, Armstrong and Jefferson counties. The weather is already causing delays and cancellations at airports throughout the region. Read More »

Top DPRK leader's sister to come to S.Korea for Winter Olympics

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Pence is in Japan ahead of his visit to South Korea, where he'll try to counter North Korea's efforts to use its athletes' appearance at the games as a propaganda tool. North Korea has not publicly responded to the US offer, and the chance of a diplomatic breakthrough is exceedingly dim. Fred and his wife Cindy Warmbier were guests at President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, where the president identified them as witnesses of the truly brutal nature of the North Korean regime. Read More »

Pakistan delivers death sentence in blasphemy murder case

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Mr Chamkani said one of the convicts, Imran Ali , had been sentenced to death because he had shot Mashal three times. The court had also slapped a fine of one lakh (Pakistani) rupees. Students who took part were rounded up after being identified through CCTV footage from the university and video clips. According to probe report, nothing was found to substantiate the blasphemy charges against the slain student and his two other companions. Read More »

Suspect in death of Colts' Edwin Jackson in United States illegally

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Authorities say the man suspected of the drunken-driving crash Sunday that killed Jackson has been twice deported from the U.S. "We must get the Dems to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration , FAST!" Tragedy struck the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday when one of their players were killed in a road accident. Read More »

Sister of North Korean leader to come to South for Olympics

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Trump and other senior officials have repeatedly said that time is running out before North Korea gains the capability to strike the US mainland with a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. The delegation , made up mostly of a 229-member cheer squad, reached a border checkpoint by bus at around 0030 GMT, Seoul's Unification Ministry said. Read More »

Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy get married in a lavish wedding ceremony

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Gautam too posted a picture from the shagan ceremony. While television's heartthrob Gautam danced along with the "baaraat", Pankhuri was handsome and charming in her bridal attire. The wedding began with sehra bandni ceremony by draping a traditional gold turban on Gautam's head followed by a puja, after which the sehra was tied by Gautam's mother and sister. Read More »

Major crash on Tipperary to Limerick road - school children hospitalised

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One vehicle at the scene has been described as "mangled". Seven casualties were transported by emergency ambulances and those with less severe injuries were transported to the hospital on intermediate care vehicles and a minibus. Around 60 people were on the bus that was travelling towards school. Crews are still on scene with more arriving. "This is an emergency situation where medical and all teams man the pumps". Read More »

Can not disclose Rafale deal details due to secrecy pact with France: Sitharaman

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The prime minister said Opposition had the right to protest but not disrupt. "But you spent the entire time singing songs in praise of one family forgetting the country". "How can you talk of democracy with such subjugation to only a family?" Modi said the aspirational youth from the middle class were keen on setting their own enterprise than on jobs. Read More »

Japan: Imperial wedding to be postponed

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The couple announced the delay was due to a lack of time to make "sufficient preparations", Jiji Press reported. The abrupt announcement that Princess Mako's formal engagement and marriage to her fiance will be delayed has sparked speculation of reasons other than the official version. Read More »

Pence in Asia to counter North Korean Olympics charm offensive

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US Vice President Mike Pence has not ruled out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the upcoming Olympics in South Korea . Pence will be in Japan Tuesday. As North Korea's march toward obtaining a functional nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the US has exceeding the American government's estimates, the Trump administration has worked to rally the worldwide community to embrace tougher economic sanctions and isolation of the North . Read More »

North Korea leader's sister to visit South for Olympics

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Many South Koreans support the thaw with the North, but protesters insist that the South has been too generous, saying North Korea's Kim has been allowed to hijack the Games. But the Winter Olympic Games organizer is in limbo whether giving the device that costs at least $1,000 to North Koreans would violate global sanctions created to punish their government's nuclear ambitions. Read More »