• Lawmakers Say More Time Needed on Marijuana Bill
Lawmakers Say More Time Needed on Marijuana Bill

Contrary to what some people thought, Cassidy pointed out, the referendum was advisory only, meaning it does not change state or federal law. That's when over 60 percent of commonwealth voters supported a statewide ballot measure to relax possession laws.

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  • Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza for second day
Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza for second day

There, they attempted to torch heavy equipment used for work on the frontier barrier, an army spokeswoman told AFP. "The system identified high trajectory fire from Gaza to the Zikim area, and therefore the Iron Dome system was activated".

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  • UK Jewish Groups Chide Labour's Corbyn for Failing to Snuff Out anti-Semitism
UK Jewish Groups Chide Labour's Corbyn for Failing to Snuff Out anti-Semitism

Corbyn said he would meet with Jewish leaders in the coming days. But, Mr Goldstein insisted neither he nor the Board of Deputies of British Jews had received an invitation or have a meeting scheduled with the Labour leader. Labour MPs John Mann, Chuka Umunna, Wes Streeting, Luciana Berger, Stella Creasy, Liz Kendall and John Woodcock were amon...

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  • Houthi missiles kill man in Saudi capital
Houthi missiles kill man in Saudi capital

The United States and the United Kingdom, however, have increased their arms sales to the Saudi Kingdom. Mohammed, who has met with President Donald Trump and other US officials during his visit, designed the intervention in Yemen as part of a broader plan to assert Saudi Arabia's power more aggressively.

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  • Sunday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 50
Sunday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 50

Highs will be in the upper 30s, but stiff breezes from the northeast will make it feel like it's in the upper 20s to low 30s for a good part of the day. The typical spots will flood, but no damaging issues are expected. As we head back into the work/school week conditions will be getting better as far as temperatures, but not so good when it come...

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  • Boris Johnson Denies Claims The Leave Campaign Cheated In Brexit Referendum
Boris Johnson Denies Claims The Leave Campaign Cheated In Brexit Referendum

The allegations centre around Vote Leave's links to the BeLeave campaign which it helped fund. But Cabinet colleagues Andrea Leadsom and David Davis were much less forthright, stressing it was up to the Electoral Commission to investigate the claims.

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  • Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton laments interview conduct after MI loss
Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton laments interview conduct after MI loss

In the minutes immediately following I was interviewed by Dana Jacobson of CBS. Hamilton said he was "impacted by" the "intense rush of emotions in our locker room after the game". Down four with 11 seconds to go, the Seminoles backed off after failing to secure the rebound on a desperation three-point heave. Virginia had beaten Louisville earl...

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  • Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war
Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war

The tariffs Trump is set to announce will be imposed under Section 301 of the 1974 U.S. Trade Act, following an intellectual property probe launched in August a year ago. China's direct investment in the United States stood at $29 billion in 2017, down 35 percent from 2016, due mainly to restrictions imposed by Beijing on foreign investment, es...

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  • China vows to hit back as United States trade sanctions loom
China vows to hit back as United States trade sanctions loom

The pressure was renewed after U.S. President Donald Trump proposed a tariff on Chinese goods that would be in addition to the import taxes on steel and aluminum that were proposed earlier. On March 23, China unveiled a list of $3 billion worth of US goods, including pork, fruits and wine, that could be targeted with tariffs in retaliation for stee...

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  • Google celebrates 45th anniversary of the Chipko Movement with a doodle
Google celebrates 45th anniversary of the Chipko Movement with a doodle

It is still considered as one of the most influential non-political eco-conservation movements that occurred in the world. It was the ecological movement that took place in the northern Himalayas segment of Uttar Pradesh (later Uttarakhand) suring 1970's.

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  • Chief: Man Died In Middletown Fire, Two Firefighters Injured
Chief: Man Died In Middletown Fire, Two Firefighters Injured

The floor collapsed under the firefighters as they were searching for victims, Howley said. Most residents were able to return home after firefighters brought the blaze under control. Fire crews arrived nearly immediately and found a 29-year-old woman in a bedroom. Representatives of the local fire marshal's office are investigating the fire wi...

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  • Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill With No Clean Energy Cuts
Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill With No Clean Energy Cuts

President Trump announced that he has signed the omnibus bill to fund the government Friday, but also said that he would not sign another bill like it again. NAFCU urged Congress to fully fund the programs, which predominantly help credit unions serve low-income areas. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) had reached a deal with Trump for ...

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  • Rep. Ryan Costello will drop bid for reelection
Rep. Ryan Costello will drop bid for reelection

Before Costello's decision, the Cook Political Report rated the 6th District a "toss-up", and the congressman had called on state legislators to impeach the judges who drew the new map. "Some colleagues indicate understanding and support, but they are disappointed because they felt I was an important voice, " he said in a brief statement.

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  • Winter storm warning Friday night, Saturday morning
Winter storm warning Friday night, Saturday morning

Unfortunately in some places that precip will come in the form of snow. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. For Martinsville: Snow tonight with a low around 32. Total accumulation amounts of 3 to 7 inches will be possible. As we warm up the rain/snow mix will turn to just rain.

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  • Feature: Egyptians flock to ballots to choose president
Feature: Egyptians flock to ballots to choose president

Polling stations in Cairo appeared quiet on the first day of the three-day vote, in which 60 million people are registered to cast their ballot. Some potential candidates might have attracted a sizable protest vote, but they were all either arrested or intimidated into withdrawing, making this the least competitive election since the 2011 upris...

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  • Iowa Family Reportedly Found Dead Inside Mexican Condo
Iowa Family Reportedly Found Dead Inside Mexican Condo

Four members of an Iowa family were found dead in Mexico after they were reported missing just after midnight Friday. The family had been dead for about 36 to 48 hours, the Quintana Roo prosecutor's office said Saturday. "Here in Iowa racing is a big family; we try to promote it as a family sport and (the Sharps) lived it". Anxious family mem...

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  • President Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget bill hours after threatening veto
President Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget bill hours after threatening veto

Trump is expected to sign the bill before Saturday. The tweet caught many members of Congress off guard as the Senate worked until after midnight to pass the bill in order to get it on the president's desk Friday and in time to avoid a shutdown.

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  • Trump signs spending bill, blasts Congress
Trump signs spending bill, blasts Congress

The bill passed by the House on Thursday and the Senate early on Friday includes only $1.6 billion in funding for a border wall with Mexico, a signature promise that Trump campaigned on. CHANG: I mean, this is not how a veto threat usually plays out, right? "This is classic Trump", said Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland.

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  • Stormy Daniels' lawyer: This is a warning shot
Stormy Daniels' lawyer: This is a warning shot

McDougal says she signed her contract with the parent company of the National Enquirer, which is helmed by a friend of Trump's, and which bought her story not to publish it, but to bury it. Beyond titillating details of a porn star's affair with the now-president, the " 60 Minutes " interview could provide new details about that alleged effort to s...

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  • Russian Federation criticises Boris Johnson's 'unacceptable' Hitler statement
Russian Federation criticises Boris Johnson's 'unacceptable' Hitler statement

Social media users have joined the Kremlin spokesperson in condemning the comment by the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , who has compared the upcoming the World Cup in Russian Federation to the 1936 Olympics under Hitler. "It is because this is a country that does have that particular set of values, that does believe in freedom and democracy ...

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