Global Media

Global Media Franken Thanks Supporters, Says He Will Continue to Fight for Progressive Issues
Author: 0 Franken Thanks Supporters, Says He Will Continue to Fight for Progressive Issues

But as similar stories mounted, many of his colleagues in the Senate urged him to resign and he made a decision to heed their call. The Minnesota Democrat is set to officially resign next Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2017. He measured the impact he had in politics by the actual progress that he was able to make for actual people. I may be leaving the Senate, but I'm not giving up my voice.

Global Media MSP Offers Safety Tips During Arctic Blast of Cold Temperatures this Week
Author: 0 MSP Offers Safety Tips During Arctic Blast of Cold Temperatures this Week

The bitter cold has taken over the Delaware Valley. Highs will only be in the 30s through at least Tuesday across the Piedmont with lows plunging into the teens, with single digits slated for the higher elevations. Don't let the clear skies and sunshine fool you: New Yorkers are in for some severely cold weather these next few days. Highs will remain in the mid teens.

Global Media At least 6 dead after massive blaze rips through block of flats
Author: 0 At least 6 dead after massive blaze rips through block of flats

The fire department said on its Twitter account that 15 serious injuries to civilians were reported in the blaze, and that more than 160 firefighters were on the scene . Barnabas Hospital. Mayor de Blasio's press secretary, Eric Phillips, said the eventual toll is still uncertain. Temperatures in New York City reached 15 degrees Fahrenheit with additional wind chills on Thursday night.

Global Media Trump says East Coast could use 'Global Warming'
Author: 0 Trump says East Coast could use 'Global Warming'

In 2015, Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., brought a snowball on to the Senate floor to demonstrate that is was still cold outside, thus, he presumed, proving that climate change is not real. After all, this is a president who has spent his first year in office implementing climate policies that have set the country back decades and embarrassed the USA on the world stage - from pulling out of the Paris climate agreement to opening up sacred land for drilling to allowing coal companies to dump ...

Global Media NY governor rips tax bill for going after blue states
Author: 0 NY governor rips tax bill for going after blue states

Soon after, a line had formed at Clarkstown Town Hall with residents anxious to pay and reap the maximum deductions possible before the tax plan caps them at $10,000. "There has never been a double taxation before in the history of the nation, so there are legitimate grounds". You want to hurt California? How are you going to grow the economy after you put a dagger in the heart of NY and California? Cuomo is specifically targeting a change to the so-called SALT deduction, which now allows ...

Global Media Kennewick Police searching for City Market armed robbery suspect
Author: 0 Kennewick Police searching for City Market armed robbery suspect

Just before 8 p.m. December 21, Berkeley officers responded to an assault and attempted robbery at a Chevron station at 1300 San Pablo Ave. The Topeka Police Dept. According to the clerk, the suspect asked for merchandise and then pointed a weapon at him demanded money from the cash register. In a statement, police said that there was an altercation, and the suspect fled without any money.

Global Media NYPD unveils unprecedented security for New Year's Eve
Author: 0 NYPD unveils unprecedented security for New Year's Eve

That quandary - and the many other difficulties of disarming a high-rise sniper - have informed how the New York Police Department is preparing for hundreds of thousands of people to gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve. If you are planning to come to Times Square and join in the festivities, you are advised to enter from Sixth or Eighth Avenue. Basically, expect all of Times Square to be blocked off, including points south (to 38th Street) and north (to 59th Street).

Global Media Constitution under threat, says Rahul; Hegde apologises in Parliament
Author: 0 Constitution under threat, says Rahul; Hegde apologises in Parliament

It is the duty of the Congress and every single Indian to defend the Constitution, Rahul also said, echoing his speech from earlier this month when he took over as president of India's grand old party. "We might lose, we might suffer but we will never give up fighting for truth", he said further. While the Congress camp in Goa is visibly upbeat over its performance in the recently concluded Gujarat assembly elections, Sonia Gandhi's visit, although a private affair, has lent a sense of ...

Global Media Russia Says Its Tokyo Relations Hurt by Japan's US Missile Deployment
Author: 0 Russia Says Its Tokyo Relations Hurt by Japan's US Missile Deployment

The news prompted a response from Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman of Russia's Foreign Ministry, who claimed the deal was part of a us plan to install a "global anti-missile system". Russian Federation administers all the islands and Japan claims four of them; the two countries have been negotiating the status of the islands over the last 18 months with few results.

Author: 0 Weather warning of ice issued

Many of us woke up to widespread frost and icy conditions this morning with patches of freezing fog and isolated snow showers. The yellow ice "be aware" warning covered all 22 local authority areas. "A dry start to the night over Ulster and Leinster and it'll be cold and frosty with sub-zero temperatures in the early part of the night giving icy stretches on untreated roads and footpaths".

Global Media Barack Obama edges Donald Trump as Gallup Poll's 'Most Admired American'
Author: 0 Barack Obama edges Donald Trump as Gallup Poll's 'Most Admired American'

Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton continued to top the most admired woman question, according to the poll, with 9 percent of those surveyed picking her in 2017. Michelle Obama was the second most admired woman , followed by Oprah Winfrey in third place and Massachusetts Sen. The poll also breaks down along party lines, with 87 percent of those identifying as Democrats calling Trump's tweets inappropriate while 50 percent of Republicans feel the same way.

Global Media Convicted Cop Assailant Busted near Scene of Border Patrol Agent's Potential Murder
Author: 0 Convicted Cop Assailant Busted near Scene of Border Patrol Agent's Potential Murder

Agents searched the area and found Sandra Hiraj, 20. The man was arrested after a vehicle stop in Detroit. Agents searched the trunk and discovered a 23-year-old Mexican male illegally present in the country, hiding inside. An individual is presumed innocent unless and until competent evidence is presented to a jury that establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. "Individuals encountered and arrested at the border do not typically stay near the border", said Assistant Chief Patrol Agent ...

Global Media OR appeals court upholds damages in gay wedding cake case
Author: 0 OR appeals court upholds damages in gay wedding cake case

Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer applauded the ruling through a statement released by their attorney. The Kleins had appealed the BOLI commissioner's decision, arguing that it violated their constitutional right to free expression. First Liberty, one of the nation's most prominent religious liberty law firms, represented the Kleins. A three-judge panel of the Oregon Court of Appeals rejected a petition by Melissa and Aaron Klein , former owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, to overturn ...

Global Media Massive fire breaks out in Kamala Mills Compound, 14 dead, many injured
Author: 0 Massive fire breaks out in Kamala Mills Compound, 14 dead, many injured

Of the 16 injured, two have been taken to LTMG Sion hospital, while others who suffered minor injuries were sent to KEM hospital for immediate medical assistance. The cause of the fire remains to be ascertained. The fire in the building started on the top floor and engulfed the structure in less than 30 minutes, local media reported.

Global Media Prosecutors delay decision on cop who fatally shot Australian Justine Damond
Author: 0 Prosecutors delay decision on cop who fatally shot Australian Justine Damond

Damond's father, John Ruszczyk, last week in Sydney said he was concerned the investigation into her death may have been mishandled after prosecutor Freeman criticised investigators. But he said Thursday that the investigation is not done and offered no time table for when it will be completed. "We support Mr Freeman's decision to take additional time to ensure the investigation is rigorous and complete", Bennett said in a statement .

Global Media Dothan attorneys will represent teen allegedly beaten by police
Author: 0 Dothan attorneys will represent teen allegedly beaten by police

Troy police say Wilkerson did not respond to officers' requests to put his hands behind his back. Wilkerson's mother posted a photo of her beaten son to Facebook , saying he had to be transported to a hospital for surgery. The Juvenile was later transported to University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham, and subsequently released. Circumstances of the incident aren't available but the teen's family is expected to make a statement tomorrow.

Global Media Chinese military drills represent a threat, says Taiwan
Author: 0 Chinese military drills represent a threat, says Taiwan

It also warned that military threat from China was growing day by day. Taiwan's premier had been stated repeatedly that the self-ruled island wants peaceful relations with China. Taiwan "Will Get Use" to Military Encriclement Drills, says China, after 16 were carried out in 2017. The officials released a biennial report on Taiwan's defense on Tuesday.

Global Media Roadside bomb kills 6, including colonel, in Egypt's Sinai
Author: 0 Roadside bomb kills 6, including colonel, in Egypt's Sinai

Militants have killed hundreds of police and soldiers. Egypt's interior ministry could not immediately be reached for comment on the incident. The Egyptian army announced Monday that its troops have killed 12 terrorists in the terror-hit Sinai Peninsula in the past days.

Global Media Private jet rolls off runway and crashes into building
Author: 0 Private jet rolls off runway and crashes into building

No injuries were reported, according to Malta International Airport. The wind is then said to have rolled it across the tarmac, sending it crashing through a perimeter fence and into the building. He retired from the House of Lords in 2015, saying he wanted to focus on on his career as a pollster and political publisher. He did not immediately release a statement about the accident, but in response to a query on Twitter about whether the jet belonged to him, he wrote: "Nooooooooo", the ...

Global Media Former footballer George Weah wins Liberia elections
Author: 0 Former footballer George Weah wins Liberia elections

Though voter turnout for Tuesday's runoff was low, Weah drew support from the younger generation, which makes up a majority of Liberia's population of 4.6 million people. But Mr Weah's election is not without controversy, as his running mate is Jewel Taylor, former wife of the warlord and ex-President Charles Taylor, who is serving a jail sentence in the United Kingdom for war crimes.

Global Media Trooper dodges bullet as driver in I-95 crash opens fire
Author: 0 Trooper dodges bullet as driver in I-95 crash opens fire

A man was seriously injured in Virginia after police say he got out of an SUV, fired shots at a deputy and a trooper, then got back in his auto and crashed on Thursday. Mile marker 142 is located between Exit 140/Courthouse Road and Exit 143/Garrisonville Road in Stafford County. A medivac helicopter landed on the scene to fly out the driver, who suffered serious injuries, police said.