4 accused of planning to bomb Muslim community in upstate New York

The weapons were all legally owned shotguns and rifles. All three of the explosive devices were found at the 16-year-old's home. They described the plan to attack a group of Muslims in central NY state as serious and real. A message seeking comment... More..

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Israel hits Iranian and Syrian targets
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Israel hits Iranian and Syrian targets

Since US President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of about 2,000 US forces from Syria in December, Israel has shifted away from a long-standing policy of denying or downplaying military action in Syria. ...More..

Supreme Court OKs Trump's Transgender Restriction for Military
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Supreme Court OKs Trump's Transgender Restriction for Military

It reversed an Obama Administration rule that would have opened the military to transgender men and women and instead barred those who identify with a gender different from the one assigned at birth and w...More..

Macron Hits Out at 'Lies' about New Franco-German Treaty
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Macron Hits Out at 'Lies' about New Franco-German Treaty

The Aachen treaty "is there to remind both countries and the rest of Europe that even when they don't see eye to eye, even when it's hard, this relationship is important", said Lafont Rapnouil of the European...More..

Alleged US spy received Russian 'state secret' without knowing
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Alleged US spy received Russian 'state secret' without knowing

In the first public appearance since he was detained on December 28, Moscow city court refused an appeal to grant bail to Mr Whelan, leaving him pre-trial confinement in Lefortovo jail until at least the en...More..

Secret North Korean missile site found, report says
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Secret North Korean missile site found, report says

Satellite images of the base - which covers about 7 square miles -from December 27 show an entrance to an underground bunker, reinforced shelters and a headquarters area, according to the researchers. Meanwhile...More..

White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren't going over well
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren't going over well

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr . was the most influential voice of the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. The son of Martin Luther King Jr . Day golfing at the Trump International Golf Club ...More..

Bundle Up! Dangerous 35 Below Wind Chills in Central New York
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Bundle Up! Dangerous 35 Below Wind Chills in Central New York

Temperatures will fall Monday night, with a low of around -8, and wind chill values plummeting again to -27. Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. High temperatures are back i...More..

He Jiankui: China condemns 'baby gene editing' scientist
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

He Jiankui: China condemns 'baby gene editing' scientist

The Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in the city of Shenzhen, said in a statement on its website that He had been fired. Background: Back in November 2018, He Jiankui claimed he'd...More..

European Union would want 'clarity' before delaying Brexit, minister warns MPs
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

European Union would want 'clarity' before delaying Brexit, minister warns MPs

Labour's amendment seeks to force the government to give parliament time to consider and vote on options to prevent Britain leaving on March 29 without an agreement. May said that the people already voted for ...More..

Afghanistan- Ghani, Imran Khan Talk Afghan Peace on Phone
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Afghanistan- Ghani, Imran Khan Talk Afghan Peace on Phone

Khalilzad, an Afghan-born veteran U.S. diplomat who served as George W. Bush's ambassador to Afghanistan , Iraq and the United Nations, was named by the Trump administration four months ago as a special envoy ...More..

12 killed in Taliban attack in east Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

12 killed in Taliban attack in east Afghanistan

Local officials also said that scores of troops and NDS personnel were killed in the attack but there was no official confirmation of the casualty toll, with officials ordered not to talk to media for fear of d...More..

Brexit: May says European Union unlikely to extend Article 50 without a plan
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Brexit: May says European Union unlikely to extend Article 50 without a plan

Brussels says this provision is non-negotiable. This will raise the chances for a second referendum but without committing the leadership at this stage to support it. The EU has repeatedly rejected any sugges...More..

Mexico Gasoline Pipeline Blast Kills More Than 80
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Mexico Gasoline Pipeline Blast Kills More Than 80

Pemex Chief Executive Officer Octavio Romero said the ruptured pipeline, which Durazo said early findings suggested had been tapped before, was vital to transporting an additive needed for gasoline produced in ...More..

Ten crew members dead as two gas tankers catch fire near Crimea
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Ten crew members dead as two gas tankers catch fire near Crimea

It is believed the fire was sparked by the transfer of fuel from one vessel to another, even though this has not yet been confirmed, spokesperson Alexey Kravchenko added. A rescue operation is underway and crew...More..

President Trump makes unannounced visit to MLK memorial
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

President Trump makes unannounced visit to MLK memorial

King was, 'Now is the time to make the real promises of democracy.' You think of how he changed America", Pence told host Margaret Brennan. "You think of how he changed America, he inspired us to change throu...More..

by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Bundle Up! Wind chill will be brutal all through today

Forecasters are calling for single digit temperatures in most areas, with wind chills of -15 to -40 degrees in parts of the Hudson Valley on Monday . While overnight lows will be tweaked between now and then, ...More..

Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run

Sen. Kamala Harris spent her first day as a Democratic presidential candidate expressing regret over how certain cases were handled while she worked as a top state prosecutor in California. "I think it is a...More..

Barnier insists Brexit deal is the best possible
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Barnier insists Brexit deal is the best possible

Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney was adamant over the weekend the backstop - meant to ensure there is no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic - was an essential part of the Withdrawal Agree...More..

What’s Open, What’s Closed On Martin Luther King Jr. Day
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

What’s Open, What’s Closed On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Florida State 's football recruiting department issued an apology Monday after tweeting and subsequently deleting an image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. Five years before his assassination in...More..

Toddler Walks Towards Armed Police With Her Hands Raised
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Toddler Walks Towards Armed Police With Her Hands Raised

After the video went viral, police released the body camera footage. The next 30-or-so seconds are the most shocking. "She's trying to get out, but she can't because she's little. A 2-year-old child then ...More..

Trump says venue for 2nd DPRK-US summit picked
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Trump says venue for 2nd DPRK-US summit picked

Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing vice chairman of the Korean Workers' Party Kim Yong Chol will be boarding a flight bound for the United States from the Chinese capital...More..

Vice President Pence surprises Missouri students at 'March for Life'
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Vice President Pence surprises Missouri students at 'March for Life'

And because of that, every life must be valued and every life must be protected". Trump also doubled down on his pledge to veto any legislation that would provide better access to abortion services and touted...More..

BuzzFeed Doubles Down On Trump Story, But Won’t Discuss Documents Or Sources
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

BuzzFeed Doubles Down On Trump Story, But Won’t Discuss Documents Or Sources

US President Donald Trump had conversations about a proposed project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, far later than previously acknowledged, his lawyer said Sunday....More..

Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach

The 'Disarm collective, a local group that campaigns against police violence, has counted 98 cases of serious injuries, including 15 cases of people losing an eye to rubber bullets. The French leader said the d...More..

Masazo Nonaka, world's oldest living man, dies at 113 in Hokkaido
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Masazo Nonaka, world's oldest living man, dies at 113 in Hokkaido

ASSOCIATED PRESS Masazo Nonaka , seen in April, eats cake after being recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living man in 2018. But his favourite pastime was to soak in the hot springs...More..

Mueller's Team Blasts BuzzFeed's Trump 'Bombshell' As 'Not Accurate'
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Mueller's Team Blasts BuzzFeed's Trump 'Bombshell' As 'Not Accurate'

BuzzFeed reported late Thursday that Cohen, who worked for Trump for more than a decade, has told investigators that the president personally instructed him to lie about the Moscow Trump Tower plan in testimo...More..

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy 04:04 Download
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy 04:04 Download

Harris is biracial - her parents were immigrants from Jamaica and India - making her only the second black woman and first South Asian-American senator ever to serve in the Senate. Unless Gavin Newsom undercuts...More..

Arctic chill today... Snow returns late Tuesday
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Arctic chill today... Snow returns late Tuesday

Wintry conditions remained Sunday in central in, even though winter storm warnings had expired in the morning. A wind chill advisory has been issued for the Delaware Valley through 1 p.m. The wind finally s...More..

Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued

A major winter storm that blew into ME overnight Sunday started off strong but has brought less snow than anticipated after it turned into sleet mid-morning. Ice accumulation of one-quarter of an inch is enou...More..