• Rand Paul's Neighbor to Plead Guilty in Violent Tackling over 'Property Dispute'
Rand Paul's Neighbor to Plead Guilty in Violent Tackling over 'Property Dispute'

Boucher faces up to 10 years' imprisonment and a fine of up to $250,000, according to the US attorney. While Boucher is already awaiting sentencing after reaching a plea deal on local charges, he's now been charged with a federal crime , as well.

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  • Schumer slams Cotton in face-to-face with Trump
Schumer slams Cotton in face-to-face with Trump

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., who runs Senate Democrats' 2018 campaign operation, told NPR's Morning Edition that Democrats would support a stopgap measure for three to five days to keep the government running and give negotiators more time to clinch deals in stalled immigration and budget talks.

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  • Putin takes icy plunge into lake for Epiphany celebration
Putin takes icy plunge into lake for Epiphany celebration

As the temperatures plunge to a bitterly cold -63 degrees Celsius, local hieromonk Hermogen performed the ritual of water consecration, and dozens of bold-spirited believers dipped themselves in the ice-hole. For President Putin, this is not the first Epiphany dip experience. However a Government spokesperson told the Tass state news agency that ...

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  • US Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case
US Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

The latest travel ban says that the countries "remain deficient at this time with respect to their identity-management and information-sharing capabilities, protocols, and practices". Now citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen , Somalia, and Chad are barred from entering the United States in the current version of the ban, which triggered worldwide...

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  • Don't dream it's over: EU's Brexit message to Britain
Don't dream it's over: EU's Brexit message to Britain

Based on the annual average of 535,000 migrant arrivals from the European Union registering for national insurance numbers between 2012-13 and 2016-17, the think tank calculated a million people could come in during the "transition period".

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  • Lebanon Reverses 'The Post' Ban; Steven Spielberg Film To Release This Week
Lebanon Reverses 'The Post' Ban; Steven Spielberg Film To Release This Week

Most Arab movie-goers seem more eager to enjoy Spielberg's world-class films than enforce a nebulous boycott. The Interior Ministry has the final word on implementing the ban, he said, but it is unusual for the ministry to overturn the decision of the censorship committee.

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  • Brigitte Bardot denounces the #MeToo movement as
Brigitte Bardot denounces the #MeToo movement as "hypocritical"

The woman, who met Ansari at an Emmys after-party, said she used "verbal and non-verbal cues" to convey her "distress" after he undressed her, then himself, before performing oral sex. Bardot, who is now known as a prominent animal rights campaigner, has previously been fined for inciting racism following anti-Muslim comments .

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  • Facebook expands probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in European Union referendum
Facebook expands probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in European Union referendum

In a letter to Damian Collins, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee, Facebook's head of policy in the UK, Simon Milner , said the social media giant would now search for "clusters engaged in coordinated activity around the Brexit referendum " which appear to have originated in Russian Federation.

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  • Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy and it's hilarious
Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy and it's hilarious

As far as how Will Ferrell even managed to score the opportunity to interview Roger Federer on television, the actor has been a part of a handful of celebrity-backed tennis benefits throughout the years. While Ferrell provided some comedy, Federer, who insisted that he is too old to be considered favourite, again proved that when it comes to te...

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  • VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland
VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

The Election Commission (EC) today announced the schedule for the Assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland. "We expect a repetition of the results of 1972 when the state went to polls for the first time and regional forces came out victorious", Roy told PTI .

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  • Japanese broadcaster apologizes after false North Korea missile alert
Japanese broadcaster apologizes after false North Korea missile alert

Ember's and other tweets showed the pure panic that ensued after receiving the alert . Hawaii is the only state that is set up to send cellphone alerts about the threat of an incoming ballistic missile . "The amusing thing is we had literally been joking about it the afternoon before at lunch", Smith said. "I'm sorry for that pain and confusion...

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  • Fishermen Dive Into Freezing Water Before Terrifying Motorboat Crash
Fishermen Dive Into Freezing Water Before Terrifying Motorboat Crash

They appear to have no choice but to jump into the water. Larsen's son-in-law, who was a passenger on the boat at the time of the crash, told investigators that he did occasionally see Larsen using his mobile phone while driving the boat.

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  • 3 law enforcement officers shot overnight in York County, officials say
3 law enforcement officers shot overnight in York County, officials say

A man shot the four officers early Tuesday near a SC home, a sheriff's spokesman said, after deputies were called there for a complaint of domestic violence. "The CMPD Aviation Unit was requested by York County to assist and officers also assisted in blocking all roadways to Carolinas Medical Center." Agency chief Mark Keel said he does not comm...

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  • NK's Kim crows over 'Fire and Fury' book on Trump
NK's Kim crows over 'Fire and Fury' book on Trump

But the United States, which will review with allies at the summit the effectiveness of current sanctions against the hermit kingdom and explore adding more , remains skeptical that Kim is ready to negotiate away North Korea's weapons program.

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  • Scorcher! 2017 Ranked Among Three Hottest Years Ever
Scorcher! 2017 Ranked Among Three Hottest Years Ever

Taalas pointed out, stressing: "Arctic warmth has been especially pronounced and this will have profound and long-lasting repercussions on sea levels, and on weather patterns in other parts of the world". The years 2014, 2015, and 2016 had set new all-time temperature records in stepwise fashion - culminating in a dramatic new high in 2016 - and NA...

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  • Justice Dept. to Ask High Court to Overturn California DACA Ruling
Justice Dept. to Ask High Court to Overturn California DACA Ruling

The appeal comes after a US district court temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending DACA, the program former President Barack Obama established to protect immigrants who came to the USA illegally as children. U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco District Judge William Alsup. The U.S. Depart...

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  • Dubbo crash victims identified following 'horror' truck crash
Dubbo crash victims identified following 'horror' truck crash

Two people have died and eight more have been taken to hospital after a "horror" multi-vehicle crash near Dubbo, in which a truck allegedly failed to stop at roadworks. "We had one of our workers collapse with shock, who was working on that site". Superintendent Peter McKenna said specialist police will examine the vehicles involved, but it is to...

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  • Rajon Rondo irked by Celtics' plans to honor Isaiah Thomas
Rajon Rondo irked by Celtics' plans to honor Isaiah Thomas

Another former Boston Celtics standout weighed in on the franchise's now-scrapped decision to honor Isaiah Thomas with a tribute video next month. "But since it appears this has caused some controversy w/ Paul Pierce's night I'd ask the Celtics instead to focus all of their attention on #34′s career".

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  • New California declares 'independence' from California
New California declares 'independence' from California

The group hopes that their split can be modeled after the state of West Virginia, according to a brief explanation on the transition posted on their website . The putative state has issued a declaration of independence which says it wants to create a "free, sovereign and independent state of New California due to the past and current governmen...

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  • Balcony Collapses at Indonesia Stock Exchange; Injuries Reported
Balcony Collapses at Indonesia Stock Exchange; Injuries Reported

Photographs shared by local police officials on Twitter showed the damage inside the building, which is in the heart of Jakarta's financial district. Reasons for the collapse are not yet known, but Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan told Reuters that the city would conduct an audit on the building.

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