• NY to remove highway signs after feds threaten to pull $14M
NY to remove highway signs after feds threaten to pull $14M

Federal officials then warned the state Thursday it would lose $14 million unless it complied with the sign regulations by September 30. Removing the signs by September 30 appears to mean the fine - actually a withholding of federal funding for the state DOT - won't be levied, though it was imposed effective immediately.

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  • Super Bowl Commercials 2018: Updated Ad Costs, Value and Leaks Info
Super Bowl Commercials 2018: Updated Ad Costs, Value and Leaks Info

Ten thousand people were picked to become Super Bowl volunteers to help guide visitors around Minneapolis. Hospitality venues, retailers and other locales in western Wisconsin are capitalizing on the economic benefits generated by the Super Bowl being held in Minneapolis .

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  • Afghanistan Joint Working Groups' maiden meeting in Kabul today
Afghanistan Joint Working Groups' maiden meeting in Kabul today

The Pakistani delegation , comprising senior civilian and military officials, was led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua while Afghan delegation was led by Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai in the discussion. "We would take revenge wisely and with a plan", he said. The first meeting of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Working Group...

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  • Secret missile defence test by United States military fails
Secret missile defence test by United States military fails

The Missile Defense Agency, which manages US missile defense systems, issued a statement saying the interceptor was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, Hawaii, but did not reveal the outcome. A US official says a missile interceptor failed to hit its target in a test conducted in Hawaii on Wednesday. According to Raytheo...

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  • Father of Nassar Victims Tries to Tackle Disgraced Doctor in Courtroom
Father of Nassar Victims Tries to Tackle Disgraced Doctor in Courtroom

There was laughter in the courtroom after his first request, but it was quickly replaced by gasps and tears after he lunged at Nassar. Madison and Lauren Margraves had just spoken Friday, when their father asked the judge to "grant me five minutes in a locker room with that demon".

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  • Avalanche hits army post, three soldiers killed
Avalanche hits army post, three soldiers killed

He said four soldiers, guarding the border at Sonapindi picket in Machil sector in north Kashmir district of Kupwara were buried under the snow avalanche. However, one died on the spot and two others succumbed while referring to 92 Base Hospital, Badamibagh, Srinagar . Earlier in the month, as many as 11 people were killed after the Tangdhar ava...

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  • Religious Group Aims to Ban Rihanna From Senegal
Religious Group Aims to Ban Rihanna From Senegal

The President is attending the meeting on the invitation of the Senegalese Leader Macky Sall , and the French President Emmanuel Macron . In Senegal , she reemphasized her commitment to what President Macron called "the only single response" to problems facing West Africa, telling the crowd "We've made tremendous progress today but our work ...

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  • Porn Actress Stormy Daniels denies having affair with Donald Trump
Porn Actress Stormy Daniels denies having affair with Donald Trump

Hours before Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Cliffords , was scheduled to appear on the ABC talk show, a statement , presumably released by Daniels, was put out into the world. Daniels appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Show just hours later - Tuesday night, local time - and set tongues wagging when she seemed to allude that the statement may ...

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  • Three Turkish soldiers killed in attacks in Syria's Afrin, Turkey's Kilis
Three Turkish soldiers killed in attacks in Syria's Afrin, Turkey's Kilis

The attack on the tank, details of which were not disclosed, was also the single deadliest attack on the military of the offensive so far. A statement by the Turkish Armed Forces later in the day said that one soldier was killed in the attack.

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  • As Olympics near, Trump seeks to boost pressure on NKorea
As Olympics near, Trump seeks to boost pressure on NKorea

Only once did a member of the National Security Council not attend such a briefing, and that was because Vice President Mike Pence was traveling at the time , he said . The diplomatic breakthrough followed the first face-to-face meetings between representatives from North and South Korea in more than two years , held at the heavily fortified ...

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  • Maldives crisis deepens; Yameen under fire for dragging feet on court ruling
Maldives crisis deepens; Yameen under fire for dragging feet on court ruling

In a statement last month while in neighboring Sri Lanka, Nasheed said the opposition parties were in discussion to field a common candidate if he is unable to run. The apex court had sentenced Nasheed to 13 years in prison. Nasheed was earlier in the United Kingdom on asylum after he was allowed to leave the country for "medical treatment" due...

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  • Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata
Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata

It only came to an end once the black Alfa Romeo was blocked, at which point the driver got out donning the Italian flag, made a fascist salute and submitted himself to police without resisting arrest, reports the Ansa news agency . During the campaign, Salvini visited Corridonia and met with local candidates, according to the town's center-left m...

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  • Hawaii Emergency Agency Worker Says Was Sure Attack Was Real
Hawaii Emergency Agency Worker Says Was Sure Attack Was Real

What's not adding up is what happened one minute before the false alert went out. The notice informing residents the first warning was a false alarm wasn't sent for 38 minutes - reportedly because Hawaii Governor David Ige couldn't remember his Twitter password .

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  • Russian Federation developing undersea nuclear torpedo
Russian Federation developing undersea nuclear torpedo

The document tries to justify this as a way to deter Russian Federation, arguing that Russian Federation doesn't view the current USA posture as threatening enough, and that getting the United States even more weapons, including smaller-yield ones they might well use more readily, would really intimidate them.

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  • Steve Kerr Tweeted, Then Deleted, Criticism Of James Harden And NBA Officials
Steve Kerr Tweeted, Then Deleted, Criticism Of James Harden And NBA Officials

The Houston Rockets (37-13) go on the road to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers (30-20) on Saturday at 8:30 PM ET. It's just the way the game goes. He's been awesome, averaging 19.1 points, 8.4 assists, and 5.6 rebounds. Houston have won three in a row after they beat the Spurs 102-91. Houston shot 44.6 percent (37/83) and made 14 of a whopping...

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  • Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down in Rebel-Held Syria and Pilot Captured
Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down in Rebel-Held Syria and Pilot Captured

Preliminary data showed the Su-25 plane was downed by a man-portable air-defense system (MANPAD), the ministry said in a statement on Saturday. Idlib has been a haven for tens of thousands of rebels and civilians who were forced to abandon their homes in other parts of western Syria that the government and its foreign military allies have recaptu...

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  • Olympic Games 2018 kick off in PyeongChang in one week
Olympic Games 2018 kick off in PyeongChang in one week

Russia's Match TV and sports channels of the Gazprom-media Match holding will provide full live coverage of the upcoming Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang, the channel's press service told TASS on Friday. The United States is second with 96. Ri Yong Ho, the North Korean Minster for Foreign Affairs said in his letter to the United Nation...

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  • Pence talks tax reform, applauds Worldwide Equipment announcement in White Sulphur Springs
Pence talks tax reform, applauds Worldwide Equipment announcement in White Sulphur Springs

Trump was scheduled to visit West Virginia Thursday to promote the tax cuts on his way to address a congressional Republicans' retreat. "If we frame that choice, I think we're going to reelect majorities in the House and the Senate and I actually think we're going to, when all the dust settles after 2018, I think we're going to have more Repub...

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  • Kasganj violence: Police arrest main accused
Kasganj violence: Police arrest main accused

NDTV reports that Chandan is seen driving a bike with two others on it. The police has been asked to be vigilant about social media and ensure that inflammatory and communally sensitive posts, pictures and videos do not find way to social media sites and are not distributed through mediums like Facebook , Twitter and WhatsApp.

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  • WEATHER: Thursday, Feb. 1 - Snow, rain expected
WEATHER: Thursday, Feb. 1 - Snow, rain expected

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10 a, m. Factoring in the wind, it will feel more like the single digits and even below zero, at times! Forecasters expect mostly cloudy conditions throughout the mid-valley on Friday , with highs around 57.

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