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by | March 21, 2018 | 08:10

Lancaster, York, Adams and Franklin counties could see 10-15 inches, with 6-10 across Cumberland, Dauphin and Lebanon counties. The National Weather Service has increased the snow accumulations in the forecast for the fourth nor'easter expected to hit the area in as many weeks.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:11

The Associated Press reports that Mississippi's only clinic that does abortions has sued the state in response to the legislation. Bryant calls Reeves' ruling "disappointing". The court in the past has struck down prohibitions on abortion before fetal viability , usually considered to be about 20 weeks of gestation. Already it also stands as one of 17 states that bans abortion at 20 weeks-and now it has lowered that to 15 weeks.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:06

The South Korean and USA militaries usually stage the two drills in March for about two months but the period of this year's field exercise was cut by half, mainly due to the Olympics, said the South Korean official, who asked not to be identified.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:02

On Monday, an appeals court and the Supreme Court both rejected emergency appeals by Republicans to issue an injunction against the new districts that were drawn after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the maps now in use were illegally gerrymandered to favor Republicans.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:44

It's been a primary part of Carrey's social media presence for some time-that is, he regularly tweets new colorful, marker-made drawings, usually ghoulish renderings of modern political figures, with a quippy associated caption. Others pointed out that the arguments against the artwork could be seen as hypocritical. Never one to resist an opportunity to capitalize on a bit of notoriety, Carrey followed up his inflammatory Sanders portrait today with a more high-concept piece.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:41

The patchwork of small towns, farms and suburbs of Pittsburgh that make up Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district is so Republican that Democrats did not even bother to field candidates in the previous two U.S. Democrat Conor Lamb greets supporters at an election rally in Canonsburg, Pa., Tuesday night. "It is so intense, it is so hot, that it could result in a much bigger turnover than we think in the midterm elections to the Democrats and away from the Republicans".

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:42

Deeming the launch of the petro-backed in principle by Venezuela's vast oil reserves-a success, the president has since said he plans to create another gold-backed version of the cryptocurrency in an effort to attract funds that the country badly needs to overcome food shortages and plummeting oil production.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:42

Leading US trade associations have written to President Donald Trump urging him to halt plans to slap tariffs on Chinese imports. As you continue to investigate harmful technology and intellectual property practices, we ask that any remedy carefully consider the impact on consumer prices.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:36

Putin, 65, won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 percent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election , according to near-final results. "Have you been thinking about emigrating for a long time?" Putin polled well ahead of his nearest rival Pavel Grudinin, the Communist Party candidate, who described the elections as "dishonest".

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:35

Wet snow and sleet is expected in the area Tuesday , with up to an inch of accumulation. At times snowfall may be heavy, making for hard travel conditions, the weather agency warns. There's little doubt in my mind now that we're going to see a "hit" from this second Wednesday storm. Widespread power outages may develop Wednesday with northeast to north winds gusting 25 to 35 miles per hour at times.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:32

SEGA announced during the event at the Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California that the remake of the popular PlayStation 2 video game Yakuza 2 will be coming to North America and Europe. Sega wisely chose to wait until there were barely any notable games being announced or released to let fans of the Yakuza series know that the complete remake of Yakuza 2 would be making its way to the West later this year in August.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:09

This new effort is imperative to stop drinking and driving. One of the most celebrated holidays is nearly here. If you're heading out for the Irish festivities, plan ahead and remember: "buzzed driving is drunk driving", officials said. If you get caught drinking while impaired, you will go to jail. Remember, you can be held liable if someone you served alcohol to ends up in an impaired-driving crash.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:12

It is not clear what Turkey would do after the capture of Afrin. Ankara sees the YPG as a Syrian offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' party (PKK), which has been waging an insurgency in Turkey since 1984. Fewer residents got out on foot or on motorcycles heading to government-controlled areas nearby. Turkey's armed forces said that troops were combing the streets for mines and improvised explosive devices.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:09

The social media platform on Friday said it had suspended its relationship with Cambridge Analytica and its parent company, Strategic Communication Laboratories, while it investigates allegations that the user data was not deleted in 2015 as previously claimed.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:07

Mfiondu Kabengele provided a spark for FSU off the bench, posting 14 points and 12 rebounds. Martin said overall he's happy with strides his program made this season and hinted at greater things to come. Mississippi State 95, Nicholls 50: Victoria Vivians scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Mississippi State (33-1). This was just the third game this season for Porter, the possible National Basketball Association lottery pick who sustained a back injury in Missouri's season ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:08

They said he had lied under oath and knew of "corruption at the highest level" but did nothing to stop it. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., noted on NBC's Meet The Press on Sunday that figuring out whether Trump's 2016 campaign coordinated with Russia is only a section of Mueller's task, which is to investigate the Russian government's overall efforts to interfere with the election.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:00

The sanctions affect 13 Russian nationals and three entities aligned with the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a group that in essence serves as Russia's propaganda arm and is believed by USA intelligence to have been behind divisive online ads released during the election .

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:01

Despite the injury, she has continued to shine on the global stage, claiming cross-country gold medals in the 1.1km sprint and today's 5km event. Ihor Reptyukh was the fifth first-day medal victor, nabbing a bronze in the men's 7.5-km standing.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:57

The 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation to counter worldwide terrorism at a special summit with Australia, held in Sydney . An Australian paper had said that Turnbull would find it "awkward" to meet Najib following the remarks by Alex Turnbull. Najib said the setting up of the King Salman Centre for International Peace in Malaysia also aimed to rectify international misperceptions about Islam, as well as to ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:54

Tokyo's insistence on including discussion of the abductions by North Korean agents could cause friction between Japan, South Korea and the United States if Seoul or Washington were willing to cut a denuclearization deal with Pyongyang separate from any abduction pact.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:51

Michael Cohen, the personal lawyer for President Donald Trump, has said he discussed the possibility of building the tower with the former candidate three times during the campaign. "This is old news and our assistance and cooperation with the various investigations remains the same today", Futefas said. His former campaign chairman Paul Manafort faces more than 300 years in prison if he's convicted of charges stemming from Mueller's investigation that are unrelated to alleged Russian ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:46

Naidu explained at length the circumstances which led to the Telugu Desam Party quitting the Central government and later the ruling NDA coalition. We expected that before the passage of the Finance Bill, necessary modifications will be made to do justice to the people of AP.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:42

The Democrat served as USA representative for New York's 25th congressional district from 1987 to 2018. Slaughter holds the distinction of being the first woman to become chairperson of the House Rules Committee, which she led from 2007 to 2010.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:57

After explaining that the grants were funded in 2017, Hanabusa asked if they would be funded again in 2018. " Oh, konnichiwa ", Zinke said, smiling at the congresswoman. Multiple legislators and Asian-American civil rights groups have criticized his ill-timed greeting, which he offered at a Thursday congressional hearing after Hanabusa said that her grandfathers were among those imprisoned by the USA government during World War II.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:57

The sixth edition of the UN-sponsored annual survey focused on how happy migrants were in various countries. Four different countries have held the top spot in the four most recent reports- Denmark, Switzerland, Norway and now, Finland. The list is curated every year at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a group empaneled to confront the world's myriad environmental challenges.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:53

Political sources revealed that after it became clear the ruling ally Shiv Sena was unlikely to spare its extra 20 votes to enable Rahatkar's election, the BJP decided against taking a risk and withdrew her candidature. The announcement came after Kiritsinh Rana of the BJP and P. K. Valera, a Congressman who filed his nomination paper as an independent candidate , withdrew their nominations.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:56

Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi, on Thursday inaugurated at the headquarters of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in the Italian capital the extraordinary ministerial conference in support of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:00

According to Kentucky State Police , Officer Scotty Hamilton and Trooper Matt Martin were conducting a criminal patrol on Hurricane Creek when they encountered a suspicious vehicle in the area. "It's not an easy thing to sit here and do, especially seeing that procession", Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Jody Sims said during a news conference Wednesday afternoon staffed by WSAZ-TV.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:59

Prosecutors said in a statement they won't decide whether or not to press charges until the investigation is completed. United Airlines says the flight attendant who ordered the passenger to put her pet carrier in the overhead bin didn't know there was a puppy inside.

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:03

A spokesman for the weather experts said: "A band of rain and hill snow will increasingly turn to snow to lower levels through Friday evening and overnight into Saturday". Lincolnshire is set to be hit by snow storms as the cold weather returns. But temperatures will definitely feel colder than they are now, with the mercury dropping to 5C on Sunday and possibly even zero in some rural areas.

by | March 15, 2018 | 05:45

Oklahoma is the latest state to explore alternative execution methods - including the electric chair and firing squad - because pharmaceutical companies will no longer sell their drugs to prisons for lethal injections. A grand jury investigation sharply assailed officials charged with carrying out Oklahoma's executions, and Scott Pruitt, then the state's attorney general, called them "careless, cavalier and in some circumstances dismissive of established procedures".

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:27

The prime minister, Rami Hamdallah , wasn't hurt in what officials described as an assassination attempt, but at least seven members of the convoy were injured in the blast, Palestinian Authority officials said . Hamas has condemned Trump's recent moves to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and to move the U.S. Embassy to the city. Palestinian Authority Minister of Intelligence Majid Faraj, a close ally of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, was also in the convoy.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:28

And he has gone ahead to ask Kenyans to give the two leaders maximum support toward the unity efforts. For Mr Kabando, he says he has been vindicated since what he stood for has come to pass. The "Aspire to the Zenith: President Uhuru Kenyatta Doctoral Scholarships Programme" will benefit at least a hundred Kenyans and is co-ordinated by the Directorate of the Confucius Institute at Egerton University in Njoro.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:28

At least 17 Saudi detainees were subjected to physical abuse during what was termed an anti-corruption campaign that saw the arrest of hundreds of prominent businessmen and princes in November, the New York Times has found. Saudi Arabia's king has established special anti-corruption units of prosecutors to pursue embezzlement cases in the kingdom after a recent crackdown .

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:21

The country has secured a prominent place in the global solar energy industry through developing world-class solar energy projects, including the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Complex in Dubai, which is the world's largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world, using the Independent Power Producer model and generating 5000 megawatts when completed in 2030.