• Highway Patrol to investigate officer shooting
Highway Patrol to investigate officer shooting

It was later discovered that the woman was 24-year-old Katlyn Alix , who died at the hospital, and she had been shot by one of her colleagues. Both were playing with guns when Hendren produced a revolver, emptied the cylinder and then put one bullet cartridge back in cylinder.

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  • Trump Signs Bill To Open Federal Government For 3 Weeks
Trump Signs Bill To Open Federal Government For 3 Weeks

Shortly after the votes, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders put out a statement saying Trump will not sign any short-term funding bill that does not include "a large down payment" on the wall. As soon as this shutdown was about to close, he promised everyone a new fight would begin - and another shutdown could soon follow. Mr. Trump says...

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  • Canada's top diplomat in China says Meng Wanzhou has a 'strong case'
Canada's top diplomat in China says Meng Wanzhou has a 'strong case'

McCallum's statement Thursday returned to the message that " Canada is conducting a fair, unbiased, and transparent legal proceeding with respect to Meng Wanzhou", and that "Canada respects its global legal commitments, including by honoring its extradition treaty with the United States ".

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  • State of the Union address drama underscores deep political rift in Washington
State of the Union address drama underscores deep political rift in Washington

The letter was essentially a dare to Pelosi to prevent him from delivering the State of the Union in the Chamber. Democrats knew that after Trump made his speech and proposal Saturday - and now are prepared to make their counteroffer.

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  • Roger Stone Raged At Comedian's Pooch
Roger Stone Raged At Comedian's Pooch

The high-profile indictments were brought by special counsel Robert Mueller in the second year of the Russian Federation collusion investigation. Over boisterous chants of "Lock him up!" from nearby onlookers, Stone lamented Federal Bureau of Investigation tactics surrounding his arrest in South Florida early Friday morning.

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  • Snow, sleet and freezing rain: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night
Snow, sleet and freezing rain: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night

Winds will switch up to the northwest behind the front, gusting up to 25-30 miles per hour. Wednesday: 1-2 inches of snow in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. PSEG-LI was not reporting any major outages as of 5:30 a.m. Monday. Lighter amounts are likely toward Racine and Kenosha, where more sleet and rain mixes in.

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  • Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run
Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run

In a video released Monday morning as she made her announcement, Harris explains her interest in launching a campaign , detailing values such as "truth, justice, decency, equality, freedom [and] democracy", which she says are "all on the line now".

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  • Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris Says She Will Run for President in 2020
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris Says She Will Run for President in 2020

If Booker enters the race, he and Harris could face fierce competition for support from black voters. Two candidates who have already opened exploratory committees - Sens. But during a press conference Monday afternoon at Howard University in Washington, Harris also defended her record amid liberal criticism, saying she was proud of her actions...

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  • PM to try to break Brexit deadlock with European Union concessions
PM to try to break Brexit deadlock with European Union concessions

Instead, according to two people who were on the call, she said she would seek changes to the Irish backstop section of the deal she's negotiated with the EU. Several commented that May seemed out of ideas - and appeared more defeated than defiant. "Plan B is Plan A", tweeted Sarah Wollaston, a Tory MP who supports a second referendum .

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  • Extreme cold warning issued for Niagara
Extreme cold warning issued for Niagara

Wind chills should creep above zero this afternoon. The temperature in Thunder Bay this morning is -35c with the windchill making it feel like -40 to -45. The agency says a milder air mass will begin to move in Tuesday . Extreme cold warnings are issued when temperatures or wind chill values create a risk to health, such as frost bite and hypo...

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  • Lawyer Giuliani says Trump pursued Moscow tower throughout 2016, raising questions
Lawyer Giuliani says Trump pursued Moscow tower throughout 2016, raising questions

Mueller's office took the unusual step of issuing a statement disputing the story but Buzzfeed said it stands by its reporting. But the new report indicates that Trump was in talks for the deal when he was calling for an end to Russian sanctions and questioning the legitimacy of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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  • Frigid temperatures continue into Sunday
Frigid temperatures continue into Sunday

During this time, frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, Environment Canada warned. "Periods of snow associated with this weather system will continue today and taper off later tonight or early Sunday morning", the latest update to the statement, issued shortly before 11 a.m., reads.

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  • Two Su-34 fighter-bombers collide in Russia’s Far East
Two Su-34 fighter-bombers collide in Russia’s Far East

The Russian Su-34 bombers touched in mid-air and fell into the sea near the Strait of Tartary, which separates Russia´s Sakhalin island from the mainland, according to the country´s Investigative Committee. Russian Federation operates approximately 127 of the Sukhoi Su-34 aircraft. The Su-34, dubbed "Fullback" by North Atlantic Treaty Organisat...

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  • Women's March draws crowds in Washington, St. Paul
Women's March draws crowds in Washington, St. Paul

We've walked blocks and blocks. " Anti-Semitism is something we as an organization take very seriously", Parke said. "Two years ago, the most inspiring moment of my political life happened, the women's movement was reborn", Gillibrand said.

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  • Laquan Mcdonald: Officer jailed for shooting teen 16 times
Laquan Mcdonald: Officer jailed for shooting teen 16 times

The judge said there was no evidence that officers tried to hide or bury evidence. "The case is clear, the case is straightforward, and it is concise", Special Prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes told the judge during her opening statements.

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  • Rick Scott sides with Trump on lifting Russian Federation sanctions; Marco Rubio doesn't
Rick Scott sides with Trump on lifting Russian Federation sanctions; Marco Rubio doesn't

Plans to remove the sanctions are not politically motivated, but were negotiated with the assistance of longtime civil servants at Treasury, Mnuchin told reporters Tuesday after meeting with Senate Republicans. "There is no good reason for the USA government to lift sanctions on one of the most compromised Russian oligarchs around". Hawley's vo...

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  • Shutdown bites economy, US Coast Guard, as talks to end impasse stall
Shutdown bites economy, US Coast Guard, as talks to end impasse stall

All this helps explain why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has refused to force a solution to the standoff. McConnell, instead of focusing on ending the shutdown , has prioritised passing an anti-abortion bill to end tax payer-funded abortions which would inadvertently affect women from the lower income groups.

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  • Jaws-dropping! World's 'biggest great white shark' snapped off Hawaii
Jaws-dropping! World's 'biggest great white shark' snapped off Hawaii

He uploaded a picture of the female great white shark to his Instagram account claiming the beast, believed to be 6.5 metres long, is the largest "ever recorded" adding the species is "severely declining". "It fills my heart with joy and takes my breath away", she said. The team has decided not to disclose the location, for public safety, but...

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  • Mueller Asks Judge to Delay Sentencing of Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Gates
Mueller Asks Judge to Delay Sentencing of Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Gates

On January 15, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office suggested in a court filing that the two men spoke a lot, before and long after Manafort was criminally charged, and specifically about an initiative to bring peace to Ukraine that was likely very favorable to the Kremlin.

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  • Manafort suspected of sharing polling data with associate linked to Russian intelligence
Manafort suspected of sharing polling data with associate linked to Russian intelligence

Kilimnik has always been suspected to be central to Mueller's investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort's lawyers provided no additional details about the "Ukrainian peace plan", in their filing. "There is no support for the proposition that Mr. Manafort intentionally lied to the Government", defense attorne...

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  • Another Major Winter Storm Is Expected Just Days After Gia
Another Major Winter Storm Is Expected Just Days After Gia

Snow is expected to overspread the area late this evening and continue into Saturday afternoon. The total snow accumulation is expected to be four to seven inches with locally higher amounts possible in portions of northern in and southwest MI.

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  • USA service members killed in Syria attack: Coalition
USA service members killed in Syria attack: Coalition

He continued: 'Every American wants our troops to come home, but I think all of us want to make sure that when they do come home we're safe. " President Trump and I condemn the terrorist attacks in Syria that claimed American lives and our hearts are with the loved ones of the fallen", Pence said in the statement.

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  • Extremists attack hotel in Nairobi; al-Shabab claims role
Extremists attack hotel in Nairobi; al-Shabab claims role

The attack comes one day after a Nairobi court said three suspects accused of aiding the 2013 attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall will be put on trial. "Months and years can go between attacks and then they strike", said Abdi. Kenya's bomb disposal squad examined the attackers' vehicle as crack anti-terrorism police and flying squad officers fl...

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  • Confirmation Hearing of Attorney General Nominee William Barr
Confirmation Hearing of Attorney General Nominee William Barr

Attorney General. A serial liar, Trump has in the past mischaracterized his dealings with Russia in particular, denying he had business interests in the country when he was in negotiations to build a tower there and claiming a campaign meeting to get dirt on Hillary Clinton from a Russian source was in fact about adoptions.

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  • Boeing 707 cargo plane carrying nine people crashes in Iran
Boeing 707 cargo plane carrying nine people crashes in Iran

A flight engineer survived and was taken to hospital, the army said in a statement carried by the Fars news agency. The Iranian air force is investigating the incident. The plane went down at about 8:30 a.m. local time in the capital Tehran, Iran's emergency services chief Pir Hossein Koolivand told state media outlet IRIB.

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  • Trump concealed details from meetings with Putin
Trump concealed details from meetings with Putin

Trump also said on Monday morning that the FBI has been discredited by Comey and its other leaders, including former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , who was sacked a year ago after an internal investigation. "The Republicans on our committee voted us down". The FBI investigation was subsequently folded into the broader probe by Special Counsel ...

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  • Maduro foe says he's ready to replace the president
Maduro foe says he's ready to replace the president

The leader of Venezuela's opposition-led congress said on Friday he was prepared to assume the country's presidency on an interim basis and call elections, just one day after leftist President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a disputed second term, Trend reports referring to Reuters .

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  • Netanyahu Admits Israel Behind Strike Against Iranian Weapons Depots in Syria
Netanyahu Admits Israel Behind Strike Against Iranian Weapons Depots in Syria

While they have at times traded blows within Syria - where Hezbollah has been helping Damascus beat back rebels - the Israel-Lebanon border has mostly been quiet. The Syrian source reported on Friday that the Syrian forces managed to shoot down at least eight missiles launched by Israeli planes that entered the Syrian airspace from the Israeli-Syri...

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  • Some House Dems upset with Ocasio-Cortez
Some House Dems upset with Ocasio-Cortez

At 29, she is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Ocasio-Cortez, a self-described Democratic socialist , has sought to establish herself as an advocate for working class Americans and has pushed for Medicare-for-all and a federal jobs guarantee program, among other progressive proposals.

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  • Mueller Is Investigating Trump as a Russian Asset
Mueller Is Investigating Trump as a Russian Asset

He also reportedly told Russian officials visiting the White House that firing Comey, who he called a "nut job", had relieved "great pressure because of Russia ". Reuters could not independently verify details of the Post report. The Times article revealed that the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into Trump after he fired f...

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