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Ice dancing medals awarded in PyeongChang

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With the final day of the men's Olympic hockey preliminary round upon us, the door is still ajar for Canada to earn a bye into the quarter-finals. One of the most popular winter Olympians of the last decade has been snowboarder and infamous Mountain Dew fan Shaun White. Read More »

Slovenia ice hockey player Jeglic fails doping test, to leave Games: CAS

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Jeglic becomes the third athlete to be caught doping during the Games in PyeongChang . Ziga Jeglic has been suspended from the Pyeongchang Olympics after failing a drug test. Slovenia, which has had three of its four Olympic games go into overtime, was the first on the board, with Jan Urbas scoring on a first-period powerplay on an assist from captain Jan Mursak while Norway's Ludvig Hoff was off for hooking. Read More »

Alabama reportedly set to hire new defensive line coach

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Now, reports say he will be working for Nick Saban. Miami had announced earlier Monday evening that Kuligowski was leaving the program to pursue other opportunities. Miami signed just two defensive linemen in the 2018 class in three star defensive end Gregory Rousseau and four-star defensive tackle Nesta Silvera. One area in which Kuligowski struggled was recruiting. Read More »

Dense fog across central North Carolina this morning

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This has occurred as a result of moist ground from recent rains and light yet moist southeast flow with limited cloud cover above. More rain possible Thursday night, with lows in the mid-60s. It won't rain the entire time, but it's an unsettled pattern to wrap up the week with rain chances each day from Thursday through at least Sunday . Read More »

Ohio State basketball: Can the Buckeyes bounce back after the MI loss?

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For the first time since November and just the second time all season, the No. 8 Buckeyes lost back-to-back games, dropping a 74-62 decision Sunday at No. Throughout the course of what has been a challenging and emotional season both on and off the court, Tom Izzo has gone back to coaching basics - and it seems to be working. Read More »

First Alert Weather: Record high temperatures possible today

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The record high for February 21 in Lancaster County was 73 degrees set in 1930. The National Weather Service (NWS) said many high temperature records may be in jeopardy for the next few days. There's a slight chance of light rain, according to the National Weather Service. Wednesday will feature showers and falling temperatures. On Wednesday , the forecast calls for highs of 73 in Newark, 64 in Atlantic City and 74 in Trenton. Read More »

Israeli gas company signs £10 billion export deal with Egypt

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Other possibilities for the export of 64 billion cubic meters of gas are being examined, including the Jordanian-Israeli pipeline being built in accordance with a deal to supply gas from Leviathan to Jordanian electric company NEPCO. It's not clear how the new deal fits into Egypt's plans to export gas from its giant Zohr field. The company is also considering going into negotiations with the East Mediterranean Gas Company, known also as EMG, an Israeli-Egyptian corporation. Read More »

Gun devotee destroys his AR-15 rifle

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A video of a gun owner cutting up his AR-15 following the mass shooting at a Florida high school has gone viral. Social media users have praised his anti-gun stance and urged others to follow Pappalardo's lead by destroying weapons of their own. Read More »

Authorities: Student shoots self at OH middle school

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Currently, parents and other family members are gathering outside the school to be reunited with their children. Police in OH say a 7th-grader apparently brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a bathroom. The scene at Jackson Memorial Middle School on Tuesday. . Meanwhile police are investigating how the gun got into the school and whether the shooting was an accident or an intentional incident. Read More »

Expect Maldives will not extend emergency beyond today: MEA

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The arrests indicated that the crackdown on the opposition intensified. In a press release, issued on February 6, the MEA had said,"We are disturbed by the declaration of a State of Emergency in the Maldives following the refusal of the Government to abide by the unanimous ruling of the full bench of the Supreme Court on 1 February, and also by the suspension of Constitutional rights of the people of Maldives". Read More »

Iceland 1st country to ban male circumcision?

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The proposed bill states that "Anyone who.causes damage to the body or health of a child or a woman by.removing sexual organs shall be imprisoned for up to 6 years". Advocates say circumcision violates the rights and bodily integrity of children. Progressive Party MP Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir said despite condemnation from religious groups, children's rights come first. Read More »

Largely silent about Florida school shooting victims

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The rallies were held as new details emerged about the suspect, Nikolas Cruz . Democratic State Sen. Lauren Book has been helping set up meetings for the students when they arrive in Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. "I don't believe that any law that they would have added would have deterred what happened", Arrington said. Kimberly Snead says she yelled at him and "really wanted to strangle him more than anything". Read More »

Ex-leader Patrick Brown expelled from Ontario PC caucus

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Brown was notified that he has been removed from the PC Caucus effective immediately", Fedeli said. Brown, first elected PC leader in 2015, resigned his post amidst allegations of sexual misconduct first reported on January 24. "Because he is making things worse, he's harming then in the short-term". "These huge dumpster fires happening within the party, Ontarians are so fed up with the Liberals, they're saying we'd rather pick the dumpster fire over the Kathleen Wynne Liberals", Miljan ... Read More »

Rainfall warning remains in effect for Barrie and area

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Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the entire Ottawa region, calling for 25 to 40 mm of rain by Wednesday morning. Environment Canada has issued multiple Rainfall Warnings and Special Weather Statements across much of the province. Read More »

Britain urges EU to work jointly on Brexit deal, won't undercut rivals

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He added: "Fears about a race to the bottom are based on nothing, not our history, not our intentions, nor our national interest". 'That's exactly the sort of arrangement we want to see maintained even after we leave the European Union'. In a keynote speech to business leaders in Vienna , of which a copy was obtained by Xinhua, Davis said Britain will not be plunged into a " Mad Max " style world borrowed from dystopian fiction. Read More »

Top official in Merkel's party to step down

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Angela Merkel has proposed her close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who has held the premiership in the tiny state of Saarland since 2011, to be the new general secretary of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), according to inner party sources of the German media . Read More »

Lynch mob drags alleged child-killers from India police station

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The murderer and an alleged rapist of a 5-year-old girl were attacked by a mob of 1,000 people. Monday's incident was nearly a repeat of 5 March 2015 when a crowd of people broke into the prison in Dimapur, Nagaland and dragged a man accused of rape, lynched him, stripped him and hung at a busy city junction where he eventually died. Read More »

Venezuela's new bitcoin: an ingenious plan or worthless cryptocurrency?

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Maduro has assured that he will travel to Lima in April for the Summit of the Americas , which Trump will attend. Heavy handed repression in 2017 and previously in 2014, when 43 demonstrators and security forces died during a three month cycle of protests, have meant for Maduro worldwide sanctions, condemnation by the Organization of American States, and investigations by both the United Nations and the global Criminal Court. Read More »

Australia, US, India And Japan Developing Alternative To China's OBOR?

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Last month, China lodged a formal protest with Australia after Turnbull's minister for worldwide development, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, said the Belt and Road plan risked building "useless buildings" and "roads to nowhere". A graphic representation of China's One Belt One Road initiative. Infrastructure cooperation with the three Asia-Pacific nations would dovetail with the Trump's administration evolving national security policies, which have cast the U.S.as in "long-term, strategic ... Read More »

Did Chris Evans Just Confirm a Black Widow Movie?

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That would seem to suggest that Marvel is actively moving forward with a Black Widow movie in the aftermath of 2019's " Avengers 4 ". "It's a whole other level of inspiration about what we can do when the community comes together to support our young people", Miller said. Read More »

Iran Aseman Crash Wreckage Found

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The plane crashed near Mount Dena within the Zagros Mountains in central Iran's Isfahan Province some 500 kilometers from Teheran and 25 kilometers just before its destination, TASS recalls. Following the landmark 2015 nuclear accord with world powers that lifted worldwide sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear enrichment programme, Iran is allowed to purchase airplanes and airplane parts and has made deals worth tens of billions of dollars for new aircraft. Read More »

US, South Korea to go ahead with Olympic-delayed drills

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Treasury blacklist due to her involvement with human rights violations and abuses in North Korea for a reason, and it isn't her grandeur. "But after that I'm sure that North Korea will resume their experiments, maybe take advantage of the resumption of the US-South Korea joint exercise", he told reporters, here recently. Read More »

Air strikes follow bomb blast on Gaza border

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Ashraf al-Qedra, the Gaza health ministry spokesman, told reporters that two Palestinians were injured in an Israeli tank shelling on eastern Rafah town in southern Gaza. Another Israeli expert, Yukhai Ofer, predicted that the Saturday clashes could prompt the Israeli army to "change its approach" against Palestinian protests near the border fence. Read More »

Trump Jr. arriving in India with business, foreign policy in mind

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Full-page advertisements in Indian newspapers on Monday invited prospective investors to buy into the Trump Organisation's project in Gurugram to join Donald Trump Jr at a dinner later this week. He said his itinerary was created to steer clear of politics. Trump Jr.is scheduled to speak at a global business conference, which Indian politicians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi , will attend. Read More »