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Amtrak OKs Renaming Rochester Station After Rep. Slaughter


Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced Amtrak will rename the Rochester Intermodal Station the "Louise M. Slaughter Intermodal Station in Rochester". Slaughter represented parts of western NY for 31 years and was the first woman to chair the House Rules Committee. She then took care to oversee its development to ensure it would be both a fitting new efficient gateway to Rochester that honored the legacy of Rochester's original Claude Bragdon designed station, while being ... Read More »

Ukraine detains ex-POW Nadiya Savchenko over alleged terror plot


In a video shown to Ukrainian MPs on Thursday, Verhovna Rada deputy Nadezhda Savchenko is seen discussing a planned coup and the assassination of several senior politicians, including President Petro Poroshenko. Let me remind our Western colleagues of their very own #freesavchenko hashtag. Savchenko had gained notoriety after her trial in Russian Federation. After the Prosecutor General indicted Savchenko, she said that she had intentionally provoked the arrest because she was not planning a ... Read More »

Why Traders Are Chasing Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS), MBIA Inc. (MBI)

About 2.23M shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 15th, RTT News reports. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 294,342 shares. (NYSE:CAH). Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.05% in Cardinal Health, Inc. Monetta Svcs owns 39,000 shares for 2.99% of their portfolio. Read More »

SC Closes Proceedings Into Tej Pratap Yadav's Role In Bihar Journalist's Murder


The apex court had asked the CBI to investigate allegations regarding photographs and videos that showed Pratap, former Bihar health minister, along with the other two accused, Mohd Kaif and Javed. Disposing off the plea, the court allowed her to approach the Patna High Court if she finds anything against Tej Pratap Singh at a later stage. The journalist, who worked with a regional daily, was shot dead on the evening of May 13 in Siwan town by some gunman allegedly at the instance of then ... Read More »

Zimbabwean president pardons thousands to decongest prisons


The pardon will see the release of all female prisoners except those serving life terms, as well as all disabled and juvenile prisoners. "We have a holding capacity of 17 000, but we have been holding over 19 000 prisoners", she said. The strike is the first one that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has had to deal with since he assumed power in November. Zimbabwe has pardoned 3,000 prisoners in an attempt to clear its overcrowded jails. Read More »

US Congress unveils USD 1.3 trillion spending bill as shutdown looms

After the meeting, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement that Trump had spoken to Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) "about their shared priorities secured in the omnibus spending bill" and confirmed their mutual support for the legislation. Read More »

Proposal Would Ban Smoking While Walking on NYC Sidewalks


Peter Koo , a New York Democrat councilman says he is proposing a law that will ban people from smoking while walking . Koo added that he would introduce the bill this week. The Queens pol said he's moving to legislate what should be common courtesy. "I think that's unreasonable", said Ceia Cremo, 48, of Jackson Heights. Read More »

ATC orders police to produce Rao Anwar before it today


Haji Khan was all praise for the apex court over arrest of Rao Anwar, former SSP Malir whereas he expressed full confidence in the country's top court. Rao Anwar claimed Naqeebullah was killed in an armed encounter in Shah Latif Town's Usman Khaskheli Goth along with four other "terrorists" hailing from the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a claim which was rejected by the investigation team. Read More »

'Fire Borrowing' Gets The Ax In Federal Spending Bill


The majority of the increase will fund local and state multimodal and multijurisdictional projects that include things like transit, bike lanes and rail lines. There's no mention of a path to citizenship for 1.8 million so-called Dreamer immigrants. "Got $1.6 Billion to start Wall on Southern Border, rest will be forthcoming", he wrote. Read More »

US makes contingency plans in case Iran nuclear talks fail


Under the existing terms of the nuclear deal, the deadline for Mr. Trump to approve the renewal of existing USA sanctions relief on Iran is May 12. Trump, who has blasted the 2015 nuclear deal as "the worst deal ever negotiated", recently chose to extend a waiver on nuclear sanctions that were imposed on Iran but made clear it would be the last time he will do so and ordered European allies and Congress to work with him to fix "the disastrous flaws" in the 2015 deal or Washington would ... Read More »

Edinburgh's Russian diplomat calls for Boris Johnson to resign


U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering the attempted assassination of Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal in a bid to drum up support for his reelection campaign. Johnson's remark was found unacceptable by online users, who rushed to point out Russia's crucial role and sacrifice in the fight against Nazi Germany. Read More »

Turkish jets target Kurdish militants in northern Iraq


Turkish Armed Forces have neutralised 50 terrorists in northern Iraq since March 10. The US has provided the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with arms as part of its wider military cooperation with the group in Syria, despite Turkey repeatedly voicing concerns over the group's ties to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - which has always been designated a terror organization by Turkey, the European Union and the US. Read More »

Colbert works out with Ruth Bader Ginsburg


In a truly one-of-a-kind segment on " The Late Show ", host Stephen Colbert met with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ("Notorious RBG ") to join the women's rights icon at her well-documented stomping ground : the gym. Even better, Colbert starts to cramp up by the end of it all and gets criticized for doing pushups on his knees. "I said push-ups - she looked at me", Johnson told CBS News , referring to Ginsburg. Read More »

Stormy Daniels' '60 Minutes' interview will air Sunday as planned: Watch clip


The 60 Minutes segment will include an examination of the potential legal and political ramifications of the $130,000 payment that Mr. Trump's attorney Michael Cohen says he made to Daniels using his own funds. The ex-porn star says, "I would love to tell you the real story about what happened". But I digress... People DO care that he lied about it, had me bullied, broke laws to cover it up, etc. Read More »

Luray Police searching for robbery suspects and vehicle


The two men and all three of the women took off after the incident. San Antonio police are trying to find clues about a murderer who they say was wearing a mask when he committed the crime. Bryant, Terrance E.J. Storey, 28, of the 300 block of West 100th Street, and Tevin T. Woods, 27, of the 6000 block of South Ellis Avenue, all face armed robbery charges. Read More »

Peru, Corruption, and What to Do about the Summit of the Americas


The trigger for the resignation was the release of footage showing two pro-government congressmen led by Kenji Fujimori , the son of former president Alberto Fujimori and brother of Keiko Fujimori , leader of the main opposition party Fuerza Popular (FP), attempting to convince FP congressman Moises Mamani to vote against the impending impeachment. Read More »

Berry Global Group (BERY) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $68.00. The firm operates through three divisions: Health, Hygiene & Specialties; Consumer Packaging; and Engineered Materials. Therefore 88% are positive. National CineMedia Inc has $21 highest and $5.0 lowest target. Berry Plastics Group Inc had 56 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Kriti Sanon to star opposite Akshay Kumar in Housefull 4


After Kriti joining the team, people are curious about the rest of female leads of the movie. According to the latest buzz, Kriti Sanon has been finalised and will be romancing Akshay in the film. "I can't wait to work with him again and that too, in the super-successful Housefull franchise!" She took this happy news to her Twitter handle and said, Housefull4 it is! It's a genre that I really enjoy working in. Read More »

Blackpool-born star to star in new weekend TV show


Ball said it would be a "one-stop shop for all you need in the world of entertainment and leisure". Executive Producer of ZBoS and CEO of Cactus, Amanda Ross, said: "I couldn't be happier working with the fantastic Zoe Ball on this exciting new show for ITV". Read More »

BSP MLA hints he voted for BJP in RS polls


Akhilesh during meeting with party legislators discussed strategy for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls with them while attacking the BJP for fielding an extra candidate. During the meeting with 41 MLAs, Akhilesh cautioned them about BJP making attempts to buy over their votes for their ninth candidate Anil Agarwal. A united SP and presence of Raghuraj Pratap Singh, independent MLA from Kundla at the dinner has provided the much-required re-assurance that Mayawati was looking for. Read More »

Driver arrested for topping 160 miles per hour on Indiana Toll Road


That's more than twice the posted speed limit. Indiana State Police said a trooper who had just helped a stranded motorist in the eastbound lanes near La Porte was merging back into traffic around 7 p.m., when he spotted an orange Dodge Challenger Hellcat zoom past him, weaving in and out of traffic without using turn signals. Read More »

Conor Lamb wins Special Election


Lamb led Saccone by 627 votes unofficial, state returns showed last week; Lamb had 49.8 per cent of the vote and Saccone 49.6 per cent. Republicans had been asking voters to send in reports of irregularities. More significant than the seat itself, which Lamb will occupy only until January, is the tone the result sets for Democrats nationwide. If they flip 24 seats, they could reclaim a House majority. Read More »

Jose Luis Flores dies after race fall

Both horse and rider hit the ground, and The Pooch , who was racing in fifth early, fell over Love Rules . Molina, who assisted the family with insurance issues, said family members were able to make it to Aria Jefferson Torresdale Hospital to say goodbye to Flores, who was on life support. Read More »

Former Fox News Anchor Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill O'Reilly


O'Reilly claimed in his statement that the numerous allegations against him - including he and Fox News allegedly paying out $13 million to six women for sexual misconduct - were "completely unfounded claims." In his interview with the Times , he said he was "vulnerable to lawsuits from individuals who want (him) to pay them to avoid negative publicity". Read More »

Reimagine Disney's TRON: Legacy movie scenes with LEGO® bricks!


Announced late a year ago, the set is based on a fan submission on the popular crowdsourcing platform LEGO Ideas with images of the official product releasing Thursday, March 22. The Lego " Tron: Legacy " set releases on March 31 and will cost $35, which roughly converts to £25 or AU$45. Rinzler's Light Cycle features a minifigure seat, authentic features, and assorted translucent orange light-style elements, including power stream effects. Read More »

Turkish forces neutralise 12 terrorists in Iraq

She also said that the U.S. had nothing to announce about the resumption of talks on the issue. More than 1,200 people, including security force personnel and civilians, have lost their lives since the PKK - listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, and European Union - resumed its decades-old armed campaign in July 2015. Read More »

Still chilly, periods of sun, few clouds Thursday in Cleveland: Weather forecast


High pressure from the Midwest will ease in through the weekend . That rain chance will continue into Friday night with even some snow mixing in for northern Siouxland where light accumulations could take place by Saturday morning. Clouds will still be with us on Sunday as well with maybe a slight chance of a rain shower, especially late in the day. An additional half inch of rain is possible by Sunrise on Wednesday . Read More »

Mumbai's Versova Beach welcomes Oliver Ridley turtles after 20 years


And, in case you were having a bad day, here are few videos of some Olive Ridley turtles going back to the ocean . Nested and Hatched at our beach. "On Thursday, when my volunteer told me about them coming out, we immediately informed the Mangroves Cell and a marine enthusiast, and the hatchlings were released into the sea", said Shah. Read More »