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Pompeo 'Clear-Eyed' Russia Involved in Efforts to Hack US Election


The committee will also review the intelligence that informed the intelligence community's assessment on Russian interference that was highlighted in a declassified report released January 6, the senators said Friday. Senator Martin Heinrich, a New Mexico Democrat, asked Pompeo if he planned, as Central Intelligence Agency director, to recommend changes to the law to allow more USA surveillance. Read More »

More freezing rain in the days ahead


Light freezing rain could begin Saturday night , but the bulk of the wintry mix is forecast for Sunday and Monday . Freezing rain is now expected later this evening and continuing overnight. This will bring a variety of precipitation types to many locations, often turning from rain, to freezing rain and ice, and back to rain again several times. Read More »

Offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee leaving Auburn, headed to CT

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn handed over play-calling duties to Lashlee three games into the 2016 season, as the Tigers rallied for a six-game winning streak after early losses to Clemson and Texas A&M. Getting a proven offensive coordinator that is very strong in the up-tempo spread attack in Lashlee is a slam dunk hire for Edsall and the UConn program. Read More »

Red Cross Blood Drive


Regular donors who were too busy to give blood during the holidays resulted in 37,000 fewer donations, the Red Cross said. However, at the Albany Blood Donation Center, they say the local need is dire. "This simple act can have a profound impact on another human being", said Horvath. January 19/, 11 a.m. -4 p.m., Saint Francis of Assisi, 1200 W. Riverside Ave., Muncie. Read More »

Confirmation Hearing for DeVos Pushed Back

The Senate Committee on Health, Education , Labor and Pension had originally planned to begin the hearing Wednesday, but has now pushed it back to January 17. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined a growing chorus of opposition to the nominee, probing her past support for "privatizing and defunding K-12 education " as well as her "paper-thin record on higher education and student debt". Read More »

Snow storm persists on Island; highway crews clearing roads

It is issued when 2-4 inches of snow, or a combination of sleet and freezing, is expected within an area. Futher north in the Carolinas, the snow is expected to be heaviest during the pre-dawn hours of Saturday , then slowly tapering off through the late morning and early afternoon, FOX Carolina reported . Read More »

This taste of Tony Romo is everything Jerry Jones wanted


Coach Jason Garrett on Friday would not say whether Romo would play . With Elliott's performance on the field as well as being an extremely charismatic young man, he is a marketer's dream come true. On his first play he dropped back and launched a bomb towards Terrance Williams. Heading into the playoffs with a healthy Prescott and a healthy Romo would seemingly give the Cowboys an advantage over every other team at the quarterback position. Read More »

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof won't submit evidence to save life

Instead, his only request was that prosecutors not be allowed to use some of their evidence against him, although it's now unclear exactly what he was referring to. The jury will hear from both sides before deciding whether Roof should be put to death or sentenced to a life prison term. Meanwhile, according to South Carolina Public Radio's Alexandra Olgin, prosecutors have a list of more than 30 witnesses who may testify during the sentencing phase. Read More »

Winter storm weakens but thousands still without power

The snow is expected to taper off around midnight. The chance of showers will linger into Friday morning but New Year's Eve is forecast to be mostly sunny during the day with a high of 39 degrees. Highs will be warmer in the upper 30s and lower 40s, which is around average. A winter storm warning for heavy snow is issued when severe winter weather conditions are expected and significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel unsafe. Read More »

Hawaii runs unique fake punt, and it works, in win over MTSU

That was in 2001, when the Rainbow Warriors finished with a 9-4 record, but had nowhere to go for the postseason. The Hawaii Bowl, a 52-35 victory over Middle Tennessee, was a complete reversal of that trend. The teams traded scores - a field goal for Hawaii and a touchdown for MTSU - to start the second half. A year after finishing with a 3-10 mark, UH (7-7) reached seven wins under first-year head coach Nick Rolovich-its highest total since 2010-and halted a string of five straight ... Read More »

ECN wishes you a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year (or Festivus)


Another tweet meant to boost the spirits of anyone that had to work in order to keep stores open on Christmas Day reads, "I'd just like to say, thank you to whoever works in retail during the holiday season!" Wishing you a wonderful Christmas filled with memories you'll always treasure. Read More »

Sterling, Toure decisive vs. Hull


Defeat was harsh on Hull , who have won just once in the league since August, after a battling display nearly saw them take the lead when Bacary Sagna cleared off the line from Michael Dawson. Toure has scored all 10 of his penalties for City and has three goals since returning to the team after being ostracized by Guardiola early in the season. Read More »

Mild and cloudy on Christmas Day

Northwest wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. Winds could gust as high as 40 miles per hour. Cold air moves back in for Tuesday night and Wednesday with more seasonable temperatures for the middle of the week. Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Read More »

Miles Teller "doing OK" following car accident


Law enforcement sources told TMZ the accident was not Miles' fault, and neither Miles nor Keleigh were hurt. Adding that he was "happy" to have walked away from the crash, he blamed heavily on the other driver involved, calling her actions "irrational and ignorant". Read More »

Denver weather forecast today, December 23: A high of 51


A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Light snow may spread into the Northern Plains and northern Great Lakes region as early as Wednesday, thanks to a low-pressure system moving eastward from the Northwest. Read More »

Berlin's Christmas market reopens amid manhunt


German security services say they are keeping an eye on some 540 radical Islamists they consider potentially unsafe. Prosecutors denied reports that four people who allegedly were in contact with the suspect had been detained. He is thought to have used six different aliases and three different nationalities. Amri's brother, Abdelkader, has urged his sibling to hand himself in . Read More »

Indiana Mom Accused of Beating Children for Opening Christmas Presents Early: Prosecutors

Neighbors say they can't imagine how Collins could do this to her children. The girl added that Collins stormed all over the house ranting that she had "the worst kids ever" and that they were "ungrateful". She's the one that went to an adult for help. Collins has been charged with two counts of battery for allegedly slamming the boys into walls and whipping them with a belt. Read More »

Police officer ties speeding college student's necktie

He said he was speeding to his friend's house to get help. Folczyk tied the tie around his own neck while the student grabbed his license and registration. A police officer pulled over the student last month for speeding. "Thank you so much". He let the student go with just a warning. 'Alright man, slow down!' Folczyk says, leaving the student with a warning and a professional look before his presentation. Read More »

Six retailers agree to end on-call scheduling: AG Schneiderman


Since previous year, Abercrombie & Fitch Co, Gap Inc, Pier 1 Imports Inc, and L Brands Inc, the parent of Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret Stores LLC, among other companies, have said they would stop using on-call scheduling. Algorithms in software have helped retailers lower costs through efficient staffing, cutting loose workers in slow times and keeping them "on call" for busy periods, but the practice makes it more hard for retail workers to manage households, attend school, work ... Read More »

Donations Down in Red Kettle Campaign


Lt. Amber Meo, Corps Officer for The Salvation Army of Tallahassee, states, "This year, we were happy to partner with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. We thank every single person who sponsored a child or senior this year". It's an expensive decision not to ring for one day, especially when the Army is already falling behind the goal in donations. "I've been doing it for about 25 years, our company has been doing it for seven". Read More »