Watch out, Trump? California Sen. Kamala Harris announces presidential run

Harris' announcement - and the choice of Baltimore for a headquarters - was greeted warmly by locals . Kamala Harris is throwing her hat into the Democratic primary for president, bypassing the formal exploratory stage and going all-in. More..

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Mercy College Hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Walk
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Mercy College Hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Walk

The sprawling 35-acre park "includes important sites associated with the life and legacy of the civil rights leader, including the home where he was born, Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he served as co-pastor, ...More..

Trump makes unannounced visit to MLK memorial
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Trump makes unannounced visit to MLK memorial

After saying good morning, he left. " Martin Luther King Jr was a bridge builder, not a wall builder", said King, according to Atlantic writer Edward-Isaac Dovere. "You think of how he changed America, he ...More..

Devastating moment toddler raises hands in air as parents arrested
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Devastating moment toddler raises hands in air as parents arrested

But the Tallahassee Police Department later released body camera footage revealing police had in fact comforted the child, focusing on her safety in the hard situation. Cops were told the pair might be armed bu...More..

U.S. making progress with North Korea, sanctions to stay
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

U.S. making progress with North Korea, sanctions to stay

NPR's Michele Kelemen has this story. Sanders told reporters after the 90-minute meeting, which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also attended, that sanctions would remain on North Korea until the White House...More..

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

Trump than he had previously acknowledged. It remains unclear when or if discussions about building Trump Tower Moscow officially ended. But the new report indicates that Trump was in talks for the deal whe...More..

Theresa May 'considers rewriting Northern Ireland's Good Friday agreement'
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Theresa May 'considers rewriting Northern Ireland's Good Friday agreement'

Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney was adamant over the weekend the backstop - meant to ensure there is no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic - was an essential part of the Withdrawal Agr...More..

WhatsApp is cutting its forward limit to 5 from 20 - straight away
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

WhatsApp is cutting its forward limit to 5 from 20 - straight away

Its 1.5 billion users are due to start seeing the updated rule in action on Monday. WhatsApp will now globally limit message "forwards" to five chats at a time, a practice it had introduced in India in July...More..

US Senator Kamala Harris announces presidential run
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

US Senator Kamala Harris announces presidential run

The announcement falls on the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. She's portraying herself in a campaign video as a fighter for justice, decency and equality - values she says are "all on the line". "That's why I'm r...More..

Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 presidential race
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 presidential race

It didn't take long for Twitter to take notice of both the logo and the timing of Harris's announcement - on Martin Luther King Day and in the same week that Chisholm announced hers. I'm running to lift tho...More..

Prince Philip Was Just Involved in a Car Accident
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Prince Philip Was Just Involved in a Car Accident

Five months away from his 98 birthday, Prince Philip walked away from a two-car accident Thursday as he pulled out of the driveway of one of the royal estates. "I saw a black, four-by-four type vehicle on its...More..

Weekend winter storm to slam tri-state with heavy snow and sleet
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Weekend winter storm to slam tri-state with heavy snow and sleet

New England residents are bracing for up to 18 inches (46 centimetres) of snow in northern regions from a storm that's coated much of the Midwest in ice and snow. More than 460 flights were cancelled Saturday ...More..

Parts of the state in wind chill advisories, warnings through noon Sunday
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Parts of the state in wind chill advisories, warnings through noon Sunday

Under sunny skies, conditions will slowly moderate through today to -18C with a wind chill of -25C by 3 pm, Environment Canada forecasts. Wind chills will vary from 30 to 40 below zero. For the rest of the we...More..

PM takes part at Beirut
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

PM takes part at Beirut "Arab Economic and Social Development Summit"

Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will lead his country's delegation to an economic development summit in Beirut on Sunday, according to a Lebanese presidential source. He also proposed the creatio...More..

Donald Trump yields on 3 immigration policies
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Donald Trump yields on 3 immigration policies

President Donald Trump is lashing out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for rejecting his proposal to exchange temporary protections for some immigrants for $5.7 billion for his border wall. But Trump went on...More..

British PM May considering amending Good Friday deal to solve Brexit deadlock
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

British PM May considering amending Good Friday deal to solve Brexit deadlock

One source said this form of high-level agreement would be "a way to reinforce trust with the Irish to give them something more tangible so we can stick to our commitments". "I personally reject that", he conti...More..

Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

From left to right, suspects Osman Ibrahim, Guleid Abdihakim, Gladys Kaari Justus, Oliver Kanyango Muthee and Joel Nganga Wainaina appear at a hearing at Milimani law courts in Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Jan. "She ...More..

Mueller shoots down BuzzFeed's latest 'Russiagate' scoop with a rare dismissal
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Mueller shoots down BuzzFeed's latest 'Russiagate' scoop with a rare dismissal

While Mr Carr did not directly address whether there was evidence that Mr Trump directed Mr Cohen to lie to Congress, he disputed portions of the story about how BuzzFeed corroborated the explosive allegation...More..

Officer Who Killed Teen Used Racial Slurs, Excessive Force
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Officer Who Killed Teen Used Racial Slurs, Excessive Force

The shooting has provoked periodic street protests since 2015, when the video came to light, and the acquittals could renew that movement. Van Dyke said Friday he prayed "daily for the soul of Laquan McD...More..

World's oldest man dies at age 113
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

World's oldest man dies at age 113

The man recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest, Masazo Nonaka , has died at the age of 113 at his home in Ashoro, Japan . Nonaka's family noticed on Sunday morning that he wasn't breathi...More..

Piers Morgan criticises Prince Philip’s
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Piers Morgan criticises Prince Philip’s "arrogant" behaviour after auto accident

Thankfully, the 97-year-old royal escaped remarkably unscathed - if a little shaken up - after the auto he was driving was involved in an accident near the Royal Family's Sandringham estate in Norfolk, outs...More..

Trump says no amnesty for ‘Dreamers,’ signals support in broader deal
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Trump says no amnesty for ‘Dreamers,’ signals support in broader deal

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer also panned the proposal as "more hostage taking", saying that it was Trump who had "single-handedly" imperiled the future of the immigrants he proposed to help. -Mexico b...More..

Wind Chill Advisory In Effect for Saturday Morning
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Wind Chill Advisory In Effect for Saturday Morning

North winds gusting up to 30 km/h are predicted to rise as high as 50 km/h in the morning. Even without the wind chill, the low overnight will be -18C. If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold fo...More..

Explosion in Syrian capital Damascus causes fatalities: Monitor
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Explosion in Syrian capital Damascus causes fatalities: Monitor

In a statement, it said it was "currently striking" the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force in Syria and warned Syria's military against "attempting to harm Israeli territory or forces". The projectile was...More..

Deadlocked Swedish Parliament affirms Lofven as PM 4 months after election
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Deadlocked Swedish Parliament affirms Lofven as PM 4 months after election

The September election produced a hung parliament with the left-leaning side and the centre-right bloc securing about 40% of the vote each, leaving neither with a majority and paving the way for months of com...More..

Trump to Make 'Major Announcement' in Saturday Speech. Here's How to Watch
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Trump to Make 'Major Announcement' in Saturday Speech. Here's How to Watch

McConnell had previously stated that no vote should be held in the Senate until Trump and Democrats agreed on a bill. First and foremost, Trump has shown himself to be a completely unreliable negotiator, cont...More..

Vehicle bomb kills 9 at police academy in Colombia
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Vehicle bomb kills 9 at police academy in Colombia

Witnesses said they heard a loud blast that shattered windows in adjacent apartment buildings. Video and photos posted by local media of the scene showed what appeared to be the remanets of a vehicle on fire....More..

Suspected auto bomb reported in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Suspected auto bomb reported in Londonderry, Northern Ireland

In a statement issued on Facebook, the PSNI said: "As far as we know no one injured". "Derry, Ireland have left them behind, they need to stop and try and catch up with the rest of us". 'We are trying to move D...More..

El Chapo's Escape Tunnel Exposed In Marine Bodycam Footage
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

El Chapo's Escape Tunnel Exposed In Marine Bodycam Footage

Sanchez told the court that whenever she went to see her married paramour, Chapo's cronies would cover her eyes and take away her cellphone. Zambada is the son of one of the cartel's top leaders, Ismael "El M...More..

Around 800 Central American migrants access Mexico borders
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Around 800 Central American migrants access Mexico borders

Mexico's new government - headed by anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who took office last month - has vowed to treat Central American migrants more humanely than in the past. The care b...More..