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South Africa's ANC holds emergency meeting on Zuma's future


On Monday, the ANC national working committee (NWC) met at Luthuli house to further discuss the president's future. However, Mbete told journalists from the steps of the Parliament building that Parliament had made a decision to approach Zuma to propose the postponement "in order to create room for establishing a much more conducive political atmosphere in Parliament". Read More »

Dow Jones hit by worst fall since 2008


He said it started the Friday after a Labor Department Jobs report showed wages went up almost 3 percent. By early afternoon in Asia, Dow and S&P futures were both down more than 4 percent, suggesting a weak open for USA markets. Read More »

Trump slams own Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation


Page came to the FBI's attention as early as 2013, when he met in NY with Russians who were officers of the Kremlin's foreign intelligence service, sources have said. When Mr Steele's dossier was made public previous year, it claimed that Mr Page had deep ties to the Russian government. Steele lost his credibility, the memo alleges , for being anti-Trump. Read More »

Defector at Trump address not aware of his role


Last month, a White House official said Pence planned to use his attendance to try to counter Kim Jong Un's efforts to "hijack" the games with a propaganda campaign. Could anyone stop a United States president from launching nuclear weapons? The remarks is a threat that North Korea will disrupt the Pyeongchang Olympics if Seoul continues to join Washington in containing Pyongyang. Read More »

Australia elect to bat first in final against India


His exit gave India the chance to wrap up the tail, and they did just that. As captain of the Under-19s, he started off with a punishing 94 as Australia , Saturday's opponents, were routed in the group stage . Shubman Gill's side racked up 328-7 in that encounter before Australia slipped to 228 all out in reply despite 73 from Jack Edwards. Head Coach Rahul Dravid played his cricket with sincerity and it was pleasing to see the boys uphold the value. Read More »

Oakland County Health Division urges vaccinations after rise in flu cases


Gov. Cuomo has encouraged New Yorkers to get the flu shot "as the number of influenza cases and hospitalizations continue to rise at alarming levels". In the USA, annual flu shots are recommended for everyone age six months or older. This is the best way of reducing your chances of getting sick and spreading the virus to others, according to Rumpf. Read More »

Performance to celebrate Black History Month


It is said that he chose February for the observance because February 12th was Abraham Lincoln's birthday and February 14th was the accepted birthday of Frederick Douglass . We should never play the race card considering this rich history of ours even if it is abundantly clear that a situation is racially motivated. "UHV serves a diverse student body, and we want to offer events that represent them, their experiences and interests". Read More »

Two from Hardin among flu-related deaths


The number of flu-related deaths in Oklahoma has jumped again, this time to 92, according to the State Department of Health. The boy, who died on January 25 after being hospitalized for treatment of influenza A/H3, had underlying medical conditions and was not vaccinated against the flu, according to the HHSA. Read More »

Three Turks killed in Idlib - Strategic Kurdish tunnels discovered in Afrin


Turkey considers the Kurdish militia it is fighting in Syria an extension of the outlawed Kurdish rebels inside Turkey . Two people were hospitalized, and one, 17-year-old Fatma Avlar, died from her wounds, the agency said. "We are going from theory to practice", de Mistura told reporters at United Nations headquarters by telephone from Sochi. Another rocket landed in Kirikhan district later on Wednesday, near the Turkey-Syria border; no casualties were reported . Read More »

Volkswagen investigates 'diesel fume tests on monkeys'


The tests, which were undertaken at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute in Albuquerque in 2014, involved as many as 10 monkeys and had them sitting in airtight containers as they breathed exhaust fumes from a diesel-powered Volkswagen Beetle while they watched cartoons for entertainment. Read More »

Rain and snow showers possible Thursday


While there were a few flurries around Williamsport, our area was spared. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low to mid 20s. All the while, winds cranked away, even as temperatures found their way back to around 40. Wind chill values will fall into the teens overnight . Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Read More »

MSU Athletic Director Resigns Amid Larry Nassar Fallout


He will lead the university following last week's resignation of Lou Ann K. Simon . An update on the Michigan Attorney General's investigation of Michigan State University's handling of the Larry Nassar case. Students were furious that they were left out of the voting process and that the board remained unwilling to engage with student and faculty members. Read More »

Korea calls off joint Olympic event at Mt. Kumgang

South Korea has expressed regret over North Korea's cancellation of a joint cultural event that was to be held before the start of next week's PyeongChang Olympics. The all-in-one app will help fans better enjoy the Olympic Winter Games experience by offering real-time updates, athlete information, medal standings and Olympic and Paralympic records. Read More »

Vikings fans are choosing sides for the big game

We know why we're here. "He's got to take a deep breath and say, 'You know what, bring the guy back". Who can forget Deflategate , the scandal that the Pats supposedly under-inflated footballs on objective in their victory against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game of the 2014-15 NFL playoffs. Read More »

Stormy Daniels Denies Affair With Donald Trump - What's Going On?


It came from the internet, she added. Reading between the lines would seem to indicate she must have one, then, because she didn't say she didn't. but perhaps she's just playing with Kimmel and the audience. Since the WSJ's report came out, Daniels has declined to comment on the allegations, but In Touch magazine published a transcript of a 2011 interview with Daniels a week later, where she describes a sexual encounter with Trump in detail. Read More »

Turkish air strikes pound Kurdish fighters in Syria


The YPG's threat to Turkey is not a terrorist threat, but rather that its military prowess and independent democratic governance can inspire Kurds in Turkey to fight for their own freedom. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's incursion into a Kurdish-held enclave in Syria is progressing "successfully" and will continue until the last "terrorist" is eliminated. Read More »

Ukraine's embassy in United States hopes for strengthening of sanctions against Russian Federation


The Kremlin says Monday's publication of the USA list of Russian officials and businessmen as part of a sanctions law shows that the United States views the entire Russian government as enemies. The idea of the seven-page unclassified document, as envisioned by Congress, was to name and shame those believed to be benefiting from Putin's tenure as the US works to isolate his government diplomatically and economically. Read More »