by | March 05, 2018 | 18:27

Almost four dozen Democratic amendments, including banning assault weapons, creating a registry for guns, allowing local governments to pass stronger gun laws, requiring background checks for gun purchases outside of the state and prohibiting the sale and transfer of large-capacity magazines, were rejected.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:40

Monday morning brought a dusting of snow to many places. If this were to verify, much of New Jersey would still see some significant snows , but amounts would decrease as you travel farther west and northwestern New Jersey and much of eastern Pennsylvania would only see some lighter fringe snows .

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:20

It was a historic day in IN as Hoosiers could buy alcohol for the first time on Sundays. Keg Liquors said it will be open from noon until 5 p.m. on Sundays for now and will adjust their hours according to demand. Some stores say they've already noticed a slow down, but we won't know the full impact of the change for a while. "Big Red Liquors has advocated for IN to lift the prohibition on Sunday sales for the last several years".

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:20

Mailk Yarbrough and Phil Fayne led Illinois State (18-15) with 12 points each. Fayne, a 6-foot-9 junior forward who put up a career-high 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds in Illinois State's overtime win over SIU Saturday, had four of his team's nine offensive rebounds.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:09

The goal was kept unchanged even though the economy grew 6.9 percent a year ago, exceeding the government's target. U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat, said on Twitter that "whether this was a joke or not, talking about being President for life like Xi Jinping is the most unAmerican sentiment expressed by an American President".

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:01

Two New York state troopers were seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle early this morning along eastbound Interstate 90 south of Albany early this morning. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of Neumann for first-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and numerous other vehicle and traffic law violations, police said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:58

American oil output will surge past Russian Federation, now the world's largest crude producer at about 11 million barrels a day. Mizrouei also said the oil cartel past year discussed OPEC-member Venezuela's falling production and offered technical aid to help restore the South American country's output.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:58

The decision brings an end to months of political crisis in Germany. German lawmakers are expected to re-elect Merkel as chancellor on 14 March. Merkel's survival drew cheers from her allies at home and overseas, with French President Emmanuel Macron declaring it "good news for Europe".

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:52

An announcement to this effect was made by BSP leader Ghanshyam Kharwar and Allahabad district coordinator Ashok Gautam. The SP can do so only by sacrificing its own candidate. Mayawati, however, clarified that she was "not sure at the moment" about any long-term alliances with any party. Speaking in Lucknow , at a function organised to commemorate the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar on April 14, she said: "The BSP now has no reservations in taking the help of anti-BJP parties in its fight ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:40

In January this year, protests erupted in Kashmir when three people were killed in firing by the army which said it was retaliating to a violent demonstration by a stone-throwing mob. India and Pakistan each administer part of the territory but claim it in full. Separatist groups demanding an end to New Delhi's rule have called for a shutdown in the region on Monday to protest what they described as civilian killings.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:18

A public school teacher at a Florida middle school is allegedly running a white nationalist podcast, Twitter account, and website - according to an exclusive report by HuffPost . The report says "Dalichov" has bragged about being a teacher and expressing her views to her students. Dayanna Volitich is now listed as a social studies teacher on the Crystal Rivers Middle School website .

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:39

Duterte has refused to implement a landmark 2016 worldwide tribunal ruling in Manila's favour over its competing claims with Beijing. High-resolution aerial images of China's reclamation efforts in the Spratly Islands, recently obtained by the Philippine Inquirer newspaper, show that the reefs and sandbars have been turned into island fortresses, with ports, air strips, lighthouses, hangars and multistory buildings.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:24

Snow covered the country and we even had a curfew set, which has not happened in about 40 years in Ireland. Irish Water say 10,000 homes and premises are without water. Snow showers will gradually turn back to rain or sleet tomorrow as temperatures improve slightly, with highs of 2 to 5 degrees. A freezing easterly wind has also caused disruption as temperatures struggle to stay above 0C, with wind chill making it feel more like -10C outside.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:02

With half the ballot counted, it looked nearly certain that none of Italy's three main factions would be able to rule alone and there was little prospect of a return to mainstream government, giving the European Union a new headache to handle.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:39

Blizzard warnings were posted for portions of the Dakotas, where snow totals may reach 15 inches, with winds as high as 55 miles per hour. Monday morning's snow was not expected to amount to much, although it was coating streets in northeastern CT.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:30

The year saw " Hollywood's recycled trash heap attain an all-time high", with a "toxic-level lack of originality", the organisers said in a statement. The movie was so bad, they actually had to create a new category, I'm not kidding, that category, the new category is "A Movie So Rotten You Eventually Fell in Love With It".

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:13

Suh helped coordinate two previous inter-Korean summits during his 30-year career with the intelligence agency, while Chung manages South Korea's relations with the Trump administration. An intense rapprochement saw athletes from both sides of the divided peninsula march together at the South's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics last month, with the North's leader Kim Jong Un sending his sister as a special envoy to the event.

by | March 05, 2018 | 13:24

Britain's Opposition Labour Party today set out its Brexit strategy in an attempt to pile pressure on the Theresa May-led government to soften its stance on certain issues linked with the UK's exit from the EU. But the former most senior government official in Fox's department compared leaving the EU's single market and customs union to being like swapping a three-course meal for a packet of crisps.

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:56

While the Vietnam president used the hybrid phrase "Indo-Asia-Pacific" in his public remarks, the joint statement issued at the end of the visit did use the term "Indo-Pacific" - a phrase championed by Australia and increasingly used by India and the U.S.

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:55

The 51-tournament veteran feels the team are starting to believe and find each other as they developed as a squad in some tough pool matches against Wales , Canada, England and then Australia. But it was unable to stop the irresistible momentum of the USA team which was unbeaten in the tournament and which beat England 17-12 in the quarterfinals and Olympic champion Fiji 19-7 in the semis.