• Donald Trump's weird new tactic on wall between Mexico and US
Donald Trump's weird new tactic on wall between Mexico and US

Previously, Democrats have supported $1.3 billion for new border fencing this year or improvements to existing fencing. Trump fired back shortly after the conference saying: "You have so many people coming up from Tijuana Nancy Pelosi will be begging for a wall ", suggesting that the matter is far from decided.

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  • Stephen Colbert Mocks Chris Christie On Tuesday’s ‘The Late Show’
Stephen Colbert Mocks Chris Christie On Tuesday’s ‘The Late Show’

In an interview with PBS's Margaret Hoover on "Firing Line" released Tuesday, Christie unloads on the senior Kushner for the crimes that he prosecuted him for. "I said this to him, like, 'listen, if you're going to do this, you better have an exit plan because sometimes in politics, things don't go the way you expect, '" he said.

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  • President Trump at Odds with Intelligence Community on Key Policy Issues
President Trump at Odds with Intelligence Community on Key Policy Issues

Bear in mind, the World Threat Assessment is available for the public to read , and the intelligence testimony to Congress available for the public to watch , and all of it clearly contradicts Trump. Other ASEAN venues have also been mentioned of possibilities to be the summit venue though Singapore was the venue for the first Trump-Kim meeting i...

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  • Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou appears in court as Canada mulls over extradition
Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou appears in court as Canada mulls over extradition

Meng's bail terms include wearing an ankle monitor, remaining inside her home between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. and around-the-clock surveillance. In a separate case, the US department has also charged Huawei with stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile USA Inc.

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  • Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder
Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder

Bruce McArthur has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder. Abdulbasir Faizi, 42, is reported missing to Peel Regional Police, west of Toronto. Crown attorney Michael Cantlon told the court that investigators found a bracelet that belonged to Navaratnam, jewelry that belonged to Lisowick and a notebook that belonged to Esen.

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  • US Official’s Notes Raise Questions on Military Plans in Venezuela
US Official’s Notes Raise Questions on Military Plans in Venezuela

US National Security Adviser John Bolton holds a pad of note paper with a note reading "5,000 troops to Colombia" as he waits to address reporters at the White House in Washington, January 28, 2019 . Asked directly about Bolton's note, Shanahan joked, "I didn't bring a notepad today". During the same briefing, Bolton and Treasury Secretary Ste...

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  • Is the US Seriously Taking the Taliban at Its Word?
Is the US Seriously Taking the Taliban at Its Word?

The big breakthrough, apparently, is that the Taliban have agreed to prevent terrorists from taking over territory in the country in the event of a full USA withdrawal. "We are in Afghanistan to create the conditions for a peaceful negotiated solution", Stoltenberg said. Both the Taliban and the USA cited "progress" over the weekend as hopes ri...

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  • Brexit: What is the Irish backstop?
Brexit: What is the Irish backstop?

Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement, which includes a almost two-year transition period to help minimise economic disruption, earlier this month. "Some say there's no point even trying to achieve any change and that the European Union simply won't budge under any circumstances", she said on Tuesday.

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  • Mueller's Trump-Russia probe close to completion
Mueller's Trump-Russia probe close to completion

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker holds a news conference to announce indictments against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, at the Justice Department in Washington D.C., January 28, 2019. "I debriefed the FBI following each meeting", Barr said, adding that the matter has been included in background investigation and he has not had any ...

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  • Roger Stone open to talk with Mueller in Russia probe
Roger Stone open to talk with Mueller in Russia probe

Stone was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing an investigation into alleged collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. 'I would also testify honestly about any other matter, including any communications with the President.

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  • Warmer, windy Sunday ahead of Monday morning snow
Warmer, windy Sunday ahead of Monday morning snow

More snow is likely in the areas of north Georgia with higher terrain. According to the alert, a strong cold front combined with precipitation could lead to snow in north Georgia and metro Atlanta, with accumulating snow possible north and west of a line roughly from Franklin through Jonesboro and Gainesville.

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  • Weather warning for strong winds in East Anglia on Sunday
Weather warning for strong winds in East Anglia on Sunday

The day will start cold with a frost for much of the country, whilst the north of Scotland will see some snow showers. Highest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees. Top temperatures will reach just 2 to 6 degrees. The minimum temperature will be -1 °C. It will continue to be windy at first on Sunday with fresh to strong, gusty northwest winds, howeve...

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  • Trump Forges Ahead With Plans for His State of the Union
Trump Forges Ahead With Plans for His State of the Union

The fight over the State of the Union - which led Trump to deny Pelosi use of a military plane for a trip to Afghanistan - so irritated McConnell that it prompted the majority leader to intervene in the shutdown standoff, which he previously said was up to the president and Democratic leaders to solve.

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  • The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm
The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm

Trump seemed girded for battle over the weekend, sending out a series of online messages that foreshadowed the upcoming fight with lawmakers. Trump remains hopeful, tweeting Saturday that "only fools, or people with a political agenda" do not want a wall or steel barrier.

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  • Nigeria opposition party pauses election campaign over suspension of judge
Nigeria opposition party pauses election campaign over suspension of judge

The former military ruler, 76, is seeking re-election at polls on February 16, against a backdrop of mounting concern about vote-buying and violence. On Friday, he called the move "a brazen act of dictatorship" and "anti-democratic", in a clear reference to Buhari's army past and autocratic rule in the 1980s.

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  • Trump ally Roger Stone charged with offences including witness tampering
Trump ally Roger Stone charged with offences including witness tampering

Trump has also taken an aggressive stance toward the criminal justice system in light of the criminal charges against Stone, which focused on allegations that Stone had lied to Congress . The indictment accuses the lobbyist of lying to the House Intelligence Committee about what passed between him and Wikileaks, and of falsely claiming not to have...

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  • Israel recognizes Venezuelas opposition as official government
Israel recognizes Venezuelas opposition as official government

But as the sun set on Venezuela's capital, the Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying Maduro's government was suspending the expulsion to provide a 30-day window for negotiating with USA officials about setting up a "U.S. Even among those who recognize Guaido, there are limits to this new, more assertive foreign policy. "It is time for every ...

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  • 'Great for Canada' if USA drops extradition bid, envoy says
'Great for Canada' if USA drops extradition bid, envoy says

In the wake of McCallum's resignation, Jim Nickel, deputy head of mission at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing, will represent the country in China as charge d'affaires effective immediately, the prime minister said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Saturday that he both requested and accepted John McCallum's resignation after the ...

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  • Suspect in Louisiana shooting deaths caught in Virginia
Suspect in Louisiana shooting deaths caught in Virginia

Before shooting his parents, Theriot allegedly shot dead Summer Ernest, 20, (above) and two of her family members. She says they are both under the age of 8. He shared someone else's post in June that said "wish i could clear my mind jus for one day" (sic) with a sad face emoji. In May, he re-posted a message which said: "If you have a problem wi...

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  • President Donald Trump makes remarks on federal shutdown
President Donald Trump makes remarks on federal shutdown

But Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri said on the same show that he thinks Trump has learned from the shutdown. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the sole Democrat who voted last week for Trump's wall proposal as part of a legislative effort to reopen the government, said Democrats would "look at a wholistic approach" to determine border secur...

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  • Airbus CEO says hard Brexit would mean
Airbus CEO says hard Brexit would mean "painful decisions" for United Kingdom operations

Tom Enders' sharply worded statement comes as business leaders increasingly express their frustration at the lack of progress in securing a Brexit deal ahead of Britain's scheduled March 29 exit from the bloc. The Central Bank of Ireland uses 88p to the euro as its sterling figure, but says this could slide to 96p-97p in a no-deal Brexit. But sh...

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  • Trump postpones Speaker Pelosi's foreign trip over gov't shutdown
Trump postpones Speaker Pelosi's foreign trip over gov't shutdown

The White House, however, made the letter to Pelosi detailing the itinerary public. The shutdown started on December 22 due to a budget standoff in which Trump requested 5.7 billion U.S. So here we are, 27 days into this shutdown, with 800,000 people losing wages and many, many more missing services they rely on. Trump will be speaking from t...

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  • Trump Blinked. Could A Shutdown Deal Be Next?
Trump Blinked. Could A Shutdown Deal Be Next?

The President can not speak in front of a joint session of Congress without both chambers' explicit permission, and a resolution needs to be approved by both chambers specifying the date and time for receiving an address from the President.

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  • Missing 3-year-old Casey Hathaway found alive in North Carolina
Missing 3-year-old Casey Hathaway found alive in North Carolina

Hathaway, who was missing for two days, was located by professional search and rescue teams, Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Shelley Lynch said in a news release obtained by The Associated Press. Casey Lynn Hathaway was last seen playing with relatives outside of his grandmother's house on Tuesday, according to CNN affiliate WTVD ....

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  • Taliban attack on military base kills at least 65, Afghan officials say
Taliban attack on military base kills at least 65, Afghan officials say

As recovery efforts continue, it's possible that the death toll could continue to rise. This coincided with his decision to order a complete withdrawal of United States forces from Syria, and Trump has said repeatedly that he wants to end the USA deployment in Afghanistan .

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  • Pompeo hints optimism as US, North Korea end talks in Sweden
Pompeo hints optimism as US, North Korea end talks in Sweden

Amid skepticism that the United States has not made much progress in talks with North Korea to abandon its nuclear arsenal, Vice President Mike Pence said the USA will be "laying out our expectation for North Korea to take concrete steps to begin to make real the denuclearization that Kim Jong-un committed to".

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  • Maps: Here's the timing of the snow forecast for January 19
Maps: Here's the timing of the snow forecast for January 19

The storm was expected to bring between up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) of snow to the Midwest before walloping the Northeast on Sunday . The National Weather Service (NWS), where forecasters are working without pay due to the government shutdown, attributed the large storm to two factors.

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  • Met Éireann issues official snow ice weather warning — YELLOW ALERT
Met Éireann issues official snow ice weather warning — YELLOW ALERT

Cloud and patchy rain reaching the far west, edging inland into Lochaber later with perhaps a few light snow flurries. Sleet, hail and snow are likely, particularly on higher ground, on Tuesday as blustery showers continue. Cold with frost and icy patches on untreated roads and paths. This will then be followed by cold and bright weather on Mon...

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  • Rep. Thomas Massie supports Covington Catholic students under social media attack
Rep. Thomas Massie supports Covington Catholic students under social media attack

In a statement , high school officials say the matter is under investigation and that they are considering expulsion. But video of Mr Sandmann standing very close to Mr Phillips, staring and at times smiling at him as Mr Phillips sang and played a drum, gave many who watched it a different impression.

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  • California Senator Kamala Harris announces 2020 White House run
California Senator Kamala Harris announces 2020 White House run

Several Democrats have said they are intending to run, including Elizabeth Warren , Kirsten Gillibrand , Tulsi Gabbard and John Delaney . Harris , a former California state attorney general, has become popular with liberal activists for her tough questioning of Trump administration appointees and officials, including Supreme Court nominee ...

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