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Iraq Police Crack Down on Protests as Influential Cleric Withdraws Support

15 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Security forces took back bridges and squares in Baghdad and Basra after the prominent Shiite cleric, Moktada al-Sadr, said he would no longer intervene on protesters' behalf.
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General: US committed to Syria fight; Missions up against IS

33 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

GREEN VILLAGE MILITARY OUTPOST - U.S. troops at military outposts ín eastern Syria asked variations of the same question to their top commander Saturday: What is our future...
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Iowa State QB Re-al Mitchell latest to enter name into transfer portal

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

Iowa State wil be short one quarterback for spring practice as the dynamic redshirt sophomore will be moving on to another program.
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Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched in Iraq to demand American troops leave the country

Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched in Iraq to demand American troops leave the country

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

On Friday, hundreds of thousands of people marched in Baghdad to protest the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and demand that US troops leave Iraq. The march was...
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Winter Weather Advisory has been discontinued - a few slick spots still possible this evening/overnight

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

Update 3:45PM CST... The Winter Weather Advisory for the Chicago area has been discontinued. Precipitation is very light, generally a wet snow/drizzle mix and this should...
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Figueroa fuels St. John's past DePaul

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LJ Figueroa set career highs with 28 points and seven 3-pointers as St. John's snapped a three-game losing streak with a 79-66 win over struggling DePaul in Big East play on...
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Minus George, Leonard leads Clippers against Magic

2 hours ago   |   National Post

In a statistics-driven era, Kawhi Leonard insists he is exclusively about winning. He will get another chance to show it Sunday at Orlando when the Los Angeles Clippers close...
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No. 3 UConn routs East Carolina 98-42 for another AAC win

No. 3 UConn routs East Carolina 98-42 for another AAC win

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Christyn Williams scored 26 points, Megan Walker had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 UConn pulled away after the first quarter for a 98-42 victory at...
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Gantz, Netanyahu's election rival, to meet Trump on peace plan

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   7 articles

Israel's PM Netanyahu is also traveling to Washington to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.
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Israel's Gantz, Netanyahu rival, says will meet Trump on peace plan

3 hours ago   |   National Post   |   7 articles

JERUSALEM - Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said on Saturday he had accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a...
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What's next: Impeachment trial continues Monday with arguments from...

What's next: Impeachment trial continues Monday with arguments from President Trump's legal team

After the presentation of Trump's case, Senators will have an opportunity to submit written questions to both sides. Read more ...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in impeachment trial opens

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and... Read more ...

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel': Netanyahu to join Trump - but...

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel': Netanyahu to join Trump - but no Palestinians - to unveil ‘deal of the century'

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are to meet US President Donald Trump to finally unveil the ‘deal of the century' peace plan. No Palestinian... Read more ...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in impeachment trial opens

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and... Read more ...

Trump impeachment schedule: Next on the docket

Trump impeachment schedule: Next on the docket

Here is what to expect in the coming days in President Trump's impeachment trial in the US Senate. His attorneys have up to 24 hours, over three days, to present their defense... Read more ...

LJ Figueroa's breakout leads St. John's to rout of DePaul

LJ Figueroa's breakout leads St. John's to rout of DePaul

CHICAGO - LJ Figueroa scored a career-high 28 points as St. John's topped DePaul 79-66 on Saturday. Mustapha Heron added 20 points for the Red Storm. Rasheem Dunn had 13 points... Read more ...

'I stand with Greta': Mnuchin's wife posts - then deletes - support for...

'I stand with Greta': Mnuchin's wife posts - then deletes - support for climate activist

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife on Saturday appeared to publicly break with her husband over support for Greta Thunberg's climate change activism. “I stand with Greta... Read more ...

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Darius Perry set career highs with 19 points and five 3-pointers, and No. 6 Louisville rolled over Clemson 80-62 Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. Read more ...

Pete Alonso lobbied Mets for Luis Rojas after ‘very unfortunate' mess

Pete Alonso lobbied Mets for Luis Rojas after ‘very unfortunate' mess

Luis Rojas is a new name to most Mets fans, but not to his players - and those who played for him in the minor leagues are confident the rookie manager will be up to the task... Read more ...

Democratic candidates pour into Iowa for last-minute push

Democratic candidates pour into Iowa for last-minute push

Freed momentarily from the Senate's impeachment trial, several presidential candidates high-tailed it to Iowa on Saturday for campaigning. Read more ...