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Gerry Adams has officially stepped down as Sinn Féin leader

Gerry Adams has officially stepped down as Sinn Féin leader

After nearly 35 years, Gerry Adams will officially step down as party leader today - a role he has held since November 1983. Adams, who announced in November he was stepping down after nearly 35 years, was the key figure in the peace process that saw the signing of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement and the formation of a power-sharing government between Northern Ireland's pro-British and republican factions.


Senate strikes 2-year budget deal: 5 takeaways for healthcare leaders

Senate strikes 2-year budget deal: 5 takeaways for healthcare leaders

Sen. Rand Paul did not share the urgency. Chairman of the Freedom Caucus, Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC), joined Brian Kilmeade to discuss the latest on a potential government shutdown. Schumer, D-N.Y., hailed it as 'very good for the American people'". Still, it represented a bitter defeat for Democrats who followed a risky strategy to use the party's leverage on the budget to address immigration and ended up scalded by last month's three-day government shutdown.


OH officers shot, killed in the line of duty

OH officers shot, killed in the line of duty

In a follow-up Tweet officials said a second officer, who was initially reported to be in critical condition, had succumbed to his injuries. A suspect is in custody. The shootings happened at about 1 p.m.in Westerville, Ohio . "We will share more details here as it becomes available", the city of Westerville tweeted.


Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter take care of Canada

Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter take care of Canada

Duterte plans to talk with Kuwaiti officials after the series of deaths of Filipinos who were working there. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday pledged government help to evacuate Filipinos wanting to leave Kuwait, blasting the Gulf state for "inhuman" treatment of migrant workers after reports of a gruesome killing in the country.



Trump 'weighing his options' on release of Democratic memo - White House

After the House Intelligence Committee voted on a Monday to make that document public, Trump authorized its release swiftly on a Friday afternoon. The counter memo was prepared by Democratic staffers on the House Intelligence Committee, and is said to be significantly longer than the four-page Nunes memo.



Morrison declares snow emergency

It will be in effect beginning at 5 p.m. today until 7 a.m., Monday. Morrison , Illinois - Snow emergency in effect beginning Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. and continuing for the next three days or until canceled. All streets and roadways within the village corporate limits are considered a snow route.