Jared Kushner Cautions Trump Against Declaring National Emergency

The House Oversight Committee is planning an "in-depth investigation" into the processes governing the Trump administration's granting of security clearances , the panel's chairman announced Wednesday. The NBC News report is likely to generate fu... More..

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by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Flight instructor investigated in Italy air crash; 7 dead

It was not immediately clear how the accident happened or who was aboard the two aircraft. The discovery brought the death toll from Friday's afternoon crash to seven, while two others are seriously injured. ...More..

US to send asylum seekers to Mexico for immigration proceedings
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

US to send asylum seekers to Mexico for immigration proceedings

But the " Remain in Mexico " plan - which Homeland Security has since rebranded the "Migrant Protection Protocols" - has been sharply criticised by opponents on both sides of the border. "While aliens await the...More..

Denver Weather: Next Round Of Cold, Snow Expected By Monday Morning
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Denver Weather: Next Round Of Cold, Snow Expected By Monday Morning

The city has issued a cold alert effective Friday night, as frigid temperatures are set to hit Hamilton once again. Snow chances will be with us about everyday beginning tonight and through Tuesday of next we...More..

NBC’s Savannah Guthrie Rebuked For Interview With Covington Student
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

NBC’s Savannah Guthrie Rebuked For Interview With Covington Student

We extend our deepest apologies to Mr. Phillips". While insisting that he does not wish to place the blame "entirely" on the boys for the media skirmish over the alleged "harassing" and "taunting" of a Nati...More..

Senate intel panel subpoenas former Trump lawyer Cohen, says Cohen adviser
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Senate intel panel subpoenas former Trump lawyer Cohen, says Cohen adviser

Prosecutors say Trump directed Cohen to make the payments as a way to quash potential scandals during the campaign. Blumenthal also said that special counsel Robert Mueller should include in his investigati...More..

U.S. welcomes court certification of Congo's new president after disputed election
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

U.S. welcomes court certification of Congo's new president after disputed election

The United States on Wednesday welcomed a top Congolese court's certification of Felix Tshisekedi as the new president of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Officials at a news conference did not explicitly sa...More..

Trump announces deal to end record-long shutdown
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Trump announces deal to end record-long shutdown

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina feeds approximately 600,000 people who experience food insecurity each day. The U.S.is in the midst of the country's longest government shutdown in history,...More..

Five killed in central Florida bank shooting, police say
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Five killed in central Florida bank shooting, police say

Xaver allegedly locked himself inside the bank and started shooting. "We believe that it is a random act", Hoglund said. Sebring, a sleepy town of about 10,000 whose meandering borders are dotted with lakes...More..

Russian Federation and Turkey clash over fate of Kurds
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Russian Federation and Turkey clash over fate of Kurds

USA special envoy for Syria engagement James Jeffrey will travel to Turkey on January 24 for talks on the war-torn country, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said. Nevertheless, the two leaders hint...More..

Backlash as billionaire cabinet member dismisses United States shutdown hardship
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Backlash as billionaire cabinet member dismisses United States shutdown hardship

Ross said that he's seen "ads run by a number of the public-sector credit unions", which doesn't address the issue of the government not paying its employees. A food pantry opened by chef Jose Andres in centr...More..

John McCallum resigns as ambassador to China at PM's request
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

John McCallum resigns as ambassador to China at PM's request

The Prime Minister gave no reason, but Mr. McCallum's Tuesday comments about how Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou had a strong case to avoid extradition generated a storm of controversy about wheth...More..

'Multi-day episode' of frigid wind chills on the way for city
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

'Multi-day episode' of frigid wind chills on the way for city

Saturday morning, temperatures will fall to minus 5 or colder and result in wind chills of -15 to -20. Avoid prolonged time outdoors. There was also snow expected in OH and along the Lake Erie shoreline on ...More..

A man living in Ontario has been charged with allegedly plotting terrorism
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

A man living in Ontario has been charged with allegedly plotting terrorism

The prime suspect - a friend of Alzahabi - who has been charged with numerous terrorist offenses can not be named because of Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act that prohibits the naming of an accused under t...More..

Afghan Peace Talks With U.S. Enter Fourth Day, Taliban Says
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Afghan Peace Talks With U.S. Enter Fourth Day, Taliban Says

Earlier on Saturday, the Reuters news agency reported that the Taliban and the United States had agreed on a draft peace deal, citing Taliban sources. Pakistan freed Mullah Baradar, the former deputy chie...More..

Trump ex-lawyer delays testimony over president's 'threats': attorney
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Trump ex-lawyer delays testimony over president's 'threats': attorney

House of Representatives, citing what his lawyer alleged were "ongoing threats" from the commander-in-chief and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani . The Senate committee did not immediately confirm the subpoena , bu...More..

Itse Sagay: Justice Onnoghen’s suspension is constitutional
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Itse Sagay: Justice Onnoghen’s suspension is constitutional

The judge had admitted a failure to comply with assets declaration requirements, he said, adding: "The suspension is morally justified and legally justified". Some Nigerian elections have been marked by violenc...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

European Union nations put Venezuela's Maduro on notice

Here is a roundup of European statements after the United States, Canada and major South American governments recognised opposition leader Juan Guaido, who proclaimed himself acting president in a challenge to ...More..

Mike Ertel resigns as Florida secretary of state after blackface photos surface
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Mike Ertel resigns as Florida secretary of state after blackface photos surface

When reached by TPM, the office said it didn't yet have a statement on the incident. Ertel's face is painted black and he is wearing red lipstick, earrings, fake breasts, a New Orleans Saints bandana, and pur...More..

5 dead in multi-parish shooting spree in Louisiana; suspect identified
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

5 dead in multi-parish shooting spree in Louisiana; suspect identified

The suspect has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, illegal use of weapons and home invasion, Webre said. This undated photo provided by Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office shows Dakota Theri...More..

Police officer shot dead in game of Russian roulette
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Police officer shot dead in game of Russian roulette

A probable cause warrant for Hendren's arrest says the two were off-duty and at Hendren's apartment, along with a third off-duty officer, when it happened January 24. Police did not say why Hendren and his part...More..

President Donald Trump Signs Bill To Reopen Government For Three Weeks
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

President Donald Trump Signs Bill To Reopen Government For Three Weeks

Following the president's speech both House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said on the Senate floor they would work together, focusing on areas whe...More..

Huawei executive has strong case to fight extradition: Canadian envoy
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Huawei executive has strong case to fight extradition: Canadian envoy

Canada's Immigration Minister John McCallum speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada October 31, 2016. McCallum said the Meng case "a result of ongo...More..

State of the Union to be held once shutdown ends
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

State of the Union to be held once shutdown ends

Donald Trump has been barred from speaking in the House of Representatives - so he's planning an alternative event. President Donald Trump sent another scornful letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Wed...More..

Trump plans to deliver address, ' sad' to delay
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Trump plans to deliver address, ' sad' to delay

Pelosi had asked Trump to delay the speech until after the shutdown, but the White House tried to ignore the request, announcing Trump would move forward with the January 29 date. Therefore, I will be honoring ...More..

Kidnapped teenager Jayme Closs to receive $US25,000 reward money after escaping
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Kidnapped teenager Jayme Closs to receive $US25,000 reward money after escaping

Jayme's parents, James and Denise Closs, worked at the turkey products company that put up the $US25,000 ($35,380) reward for information about her kidnapping. During the nationwide search for Jayme, the Federa...More..

Yang Hengjun: Australia seeks information on writer 'missing' in China
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Yang Hengjun: Australia seeks information on writer 'missing' in China

Yang Hengjun - a Chinese native who's now an Australian citizen - was being investigated for "criminal activities endangering national security", Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday in Be...More..

Hamas refuses to let Qatar pay Gaza salaries
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Hamas refuses to let Qatar pay Gaza salaries

Palestinian medics in Gaza said a Hamas militant died and two others were wounded in the Israeli shelling of a lookout post near the fortified frontier in the central sector of the enclave ruled by the Islami...More..

Unrest in Venezuela capital after military uprising
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Unrest in Venezuela capital after military uprising

The Supreme Court's announcement comes amid news of anti-government demonstrations in the country's capital, as well as a mutiny by a National Guard unit stationed in a slum neighborhood near the Presidential P...More..

Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with district
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with district

The Los Angeles Unified School District kept schools open during the strike, staffing them with substitute teachers and support staff to supervise students. As part of any deal, the political establishment, i...More..