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Russia Designates 9 US Media Outlets as Foreign Agents

Russia Designates 9 US Media Outlets as Foreign Agents

The upper house, the Federation Council, plans to take similar action later this month. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law in November empowering the government to designate media outlets receiving funding from overseas as "foreign agents" and impose sanctions against them.


Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy - low around 25. West wind around 6 miles per hour. The Chicago National Weather Service Forecast Office has issued a Wind Advisory for northeast IL including the entire Chicago area into northwest IN, calling for strong winds gusting to 50 miles per hour from 3PM CST this Monday afternoon until 6AM CST Tuesday morning.


Qatar emir to attend Gulf summit amid row

Qatar emir to attend Gulf summit amid row

It quoted Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani as confirming the emir's attendance and saying he hoped "all parties involved do not need a Western party to intervene". "It is important that the GCC system remains alive", the minister said. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE cut ties with Qatar on June 5 after accusing it of supporting "terrorism".


Quentin Tarantino Teaming Up With JJ Abrams For 'Star Trek' Story Pitch

Quentin Tarantino Teaming Up With JJ Abrams For 'Star Trek' Story Pitch

Tarantino said he'd rather see a repurposed Star Trek episode, namedropping time-travelling classics The City on the Edge of Forever and Yesterday's Enterprise . Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Star Trek as we learn it. Making things even more uncertain for another Star Trek film, Paramount recently announced that they have ended their financing deal with China's Huahua Media, a deal meant to finance a quarter of the films that Paramount produced over the ...


Attorney general and Suffolk DA open investigation into Senate president's husband

Attorney general and Suffolk DA open investigation into Senate president's husband

Rosenberg also said he was confident the investigation would show that Hefner had no influence over Senate business. Rosenberg initially said he would recuse himself only from matters related to the investigation against his husband. All other dealings on Beacon Hill were blocked out like an eclipse by the bombshell report in The Boston Globe that Rosenberg's husband of one year, Bryon Hefner , had allegedly sexually assaulted at least four men.