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by | January 26, 2019 | 00:27

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal with opposition Democrats to temporarily reopen the US federal government following a shut down for a record five weeks by a bitter row over funding for a US-Mexico border wall . "No new structures, the only thing we are talking about is existing structures, along with the judges and some other things", Thompson said. In an embarrassment to President Trump, the Democratic proposal got two more votes Thursday than the GOP plan, even ...

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:28

Breanna Hathaway , who identified herself as Casey's aunt, said the boy told the family he was with a bear for two days. Gone for more than 24 hours as temperatures drop to near freezing, a missing 3-year-old is the "number one priority" of police in North Carolina, officials said Wednesday.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:23

Stone was arrested and indicted today on multiple counts of obstruction of justice, making false statements, and witness tampering. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's arrest of Roger Stone could carry serious implications for President Donald Trump with the prosecutor describing how his campaign pursued information about hacked emails concerning his opponent.

by | January 23, 2019 | 06:39

Labour strategists believe there is a firm majority both in the shadow cabinet and in parliament against an immediate shift towards full-throated support for a referendum , the Guardian understands. "She (Mrs May) should, in my view, say "We are responsible people, we're going to do our duty to business, and we're going to rule out a no deal because we want a great deal".

by | January 23, 2019 | 03:48

It houses a regiment-sized unit equipped with Nodong-1 medium-range ballistic missiles (MRBM). Satellite images of the base from December 27, 2018 show an entrance to an underground bunker, reinforced shelters and a headquarters, the report said , cited by Reuters.

by | January 23, 2019 | 01:43

More on what's left of the damaging weekend system, plus the timing of the widespread heavy rain, below. The National Weather Service in Albany this morning released their recorded low temperatures last night - without wind chills - and they dipped into the negative teens in places.

by | January 22, 2019 | 04:15

Expected wind chill values will range between 30 and 40 degrees below zero; with temperatures and wind chill values THAT cold, frostbite can set in within 10 to 30 minutes. 30 per cent chance of flurries this morning. Tiffin University announced Sunday afternoon that it would be closed today due to extreme cold temperatures Sunday night into today .

by | January 22, 2019 | 03:53

She'll make her official announcement later this week in her hometown of Oakland, Calif., and plans to have her campaign headquarters in Baltimore, an hour's drive north of the national capital. She traveled extensively for candidates during the 2018 midterm elections and made a stop in Iowa, which holds its caucuses before any other state holds primary contests.

by | January 22, 2019 | 03:02

Some senior Democrats had said that if the BuzzFeed report was confirmed, Trump's actions could rise to the level of impeachment. "BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate ", spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement.

by | January 22, 2019 | 02:58

The United States President Donald Trump has canceled his official delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum going to be held in Switzerland next week, amid partial government shutdown as it enters its 28 day, the White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, in a press release, said on Thursday.

by | January 22, 2019 | 02:39

The original proposals were that adults must pay a £65 fee, with children paying half the cost. The Prime Minister said she would conduct further talks on the controversial Brexit backstop, and promised to give Parliament "a proper say" in negotiations on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and EU.

by | January 22, 2019 | 02:38

National Historic Park despite the government shutdown . King served as co-pastor of Ebenezer Baptist from 1960 until his assassination in 1968. In a tweet, the White House press secretary wrote that King "gave his life" for the civil rights movement, and that "our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice".

by | January 22, 2019 | 02:00

The video caused controversy online, prompting the police department to release two other body cam videos showing how officers tried to coax the two-year-old to its mother. A passenger in a pickup truck stopped by police in Florida's capital city complied with officers' demands to exit the vehicle with her hands up - even though she was only two years old.

by | January 22, 2019 | 02:00

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of talks on a second U.S. The two sides then turned to insulting each other: Trump called Kim " Little Rocket Man " and North Korea said Trump was a "dotard". Trump and Kim held their historic first summit in Singapore in June previous year and agreed to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in exchange for security guarantees for Pyongyang.

by | January 22, 2019 | 01:57

Thousands of Marchers from Across the Country3. Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise visit at the 46th Annual March for Life rally. Attendees this year's Women's March say that they are confident that the grassroots movement behind the march will help to oust Trump in the 2020 presidential elections.

by | January 22, 2019 | 00:45

We are being told to stand our ground. The comments by his lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani indicated that Mr. Trump's efforts to complete a business deal in Russian Federation waned only after Americans cast ballots in the presidential election...

by | January 21, 2019 | 18:09

She joins what is expected to be a wide open race for the Democratic presidential nomination. She then set out on a career as a prosecutor. Ms. Harris , 54, is a first-term senator from California who previously served as the state's attorney general.

by | January 21, 2019 | 16:56

Wind chill values of -40C to -45C continue Monday morning. Very little improvement will be felt during the day both tomorrow and Monday . As winds ease on Monday , the warning will be lifted, but temperatures near -20C or colder are still expected Monday night.

by | January 21, 2019 | 15:41

Snow was piling up Saturday morning in Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland . The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada above 6,000 feet, from 9 AM Sunday through 4 AM Monday, at which point, it will be downgraded to a less severe Winter Weather Advisory, before finally ending at 10 AM Monday.

by | January 21, 2019 | 15:17

Roy Warne, 75, said that the 97-year-old prince was left "very shaken" following the smash-up near the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk , southeast England. He added that after getting free of the vehicle, Philip went "and asked if everyone was else was all right". "I saw a black, four-by-four type auto on its side and me and my son were like "oh my word, that doesn't look good".

by | January 21, 2019 | 14:35

Prosecution witnesses testified that Van Dyke was violent and swore at them during traffic stops. Another witness, Ed Nance, struggled to maintain his composure as he looked across the room to identify Van Dyke. Judge Stephenson pointed out that the police video at the centre of the case had been preserved. Prosecutor Ron Safer tried to put a positive spin on the verdict.

by | January 21, 2019 | 14:33

The tensions and anger over the policy have been quietly playing out in the West Wing as well, as Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, fended off Stephen Miller, the architect of much of Trump's immigration agenda.

by | January 21, 2019 | 14:26

In a story January 17 about comments made by President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of Russians charged with interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Trump has denied both allegations. "Question is whether he KNOWS something is coming - as he did with Cohen - or he just SUSPECTS it might be, based on Manafort/Kilimnik stuff".

by | January 21, 2019 | 14:13

Nikki da Costa , a former Director of Legislative Affairs at Downing Street, described Grieve's scheme as "Incredible!" in a lengthy Twitter thread , asking "are they really proposing qualified minority voting?!" The plan B motion will be laid out on 21 January, while MPs are set to vote on it on 29 January.

by | January 21, 2019 | 14:10

Almost 2,000 flights were canceled around the country Sunday, with Boston's Logan Airport being one of the hardest hit, according to FlightAware , a flight tracking company. Some Midwest residents didn't let winter weather keep them from going outside. Celeste Tremmel was outside in Detroit on Saturday training for a marathon.

by | January 21, 2019 | 13:11

The Lebanese president called for the establishment of an "Arab reconstruction and development bank" that will assist "all affected Arab states and people" in overcoming their struggles and achieving long-term economic growth. "I call on the Arab parties to meet in Beirut to discuss the Arab Bank's reconstruction initiative", he said. But Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived shortly before the summit and left shortly after it began.

by | January 21, 2019 | 11:06

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. President Donald Trump and his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and to the "systematic prosecution of Muslims in Palestine". A senior police official says the military officer was summoned for questioning about when he last saw his son and any other details.

by | January 21, 2019 | 10:27

Officers had only minutes to evacuate children and hundreds of hotel guests before the explosion of what they described as a highly unstable, crude device that could have detonated at any time. He condemned the attack as "unbelievably reckless". "They have not killed anybody and they haven't caused widespread damage, " he said. On Sunday, police said their "main line of inquiry" was a militant group known as the New IRA.

by | January 21, 2019 | 10:08

Talks have floundered over United States demand for a list of North Korean sites associated with its nuclear and ballistic missiles programmes, which Pyongyang has found problematic to hand over. Instead, Pyongyang has insisted that the United States lift economic sanctions on North Korea and offer a security guarantee to the isolated regime before it makes any further concessions.

by | January 21, 2019 | 09:44

IT WAS a miracle he survived a serious auto accident near the royal family's Sandringham estate but now sellers are trying to cash-in on Prince Philip's crash via eBay. The 46-year-old said "it would mean the world to me" if Philip offered an apology. Philip reportedly said "I'm such a fool" as he was pulled from the wrecked vehicle by Roy Warne.

by | January 21, 2019 | 09:29

It is located 157 miles from the U.S. -Mexico border. In a speech from the White House, Trump offered three years of protections for young undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers", as well as for holders of temporary protected status ( TPS ), another class of immigrants.

by | January 21, 2019 | 09:11

Meanwhile, Syria's state news agency SANA , says its military air defences thwarted "hostile targets" on Sunday night and shot down several of them. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor reported, however, a "huge explosion" near a military intelligence office in southern Damascus that left a number of people dead and wounded.

by | January 21, 2019 | 08:57

Fayad said at least 76 others were injured in the blast. It comes just weeks after Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador issued a country-wide crackdown on fuel theft. Pemex had been in a rush to reopen the pipeline to avoid a new round of gasoline shortages in Mexico City, said Gonzalo Monroy, the head of Mexico-based energy consulting firm GMEC, citing conversations with oil industry professionals.

by | January 20, 2019 | 17:44

The FBI and the Justice Department declined to confirm her arrest or comment on the case. The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists issued a statement early Friday expressing concern over Hashemi's case and asked the Justice Department to disclose the reason for her arrest.

by | January 20, 2019 | 15:10

Trump said he is here today to "break the logjam" and provide Congress with a path forward to end the shutdown and solve the crisis on the border.Defending his plan for the border wall, he said, "The radical left can never control our borders".