• European Union nations support Venezuela's Guaido as anti-Maduro bloc grows
European Union nations support Venezuela's Guaido as anti-Maduro bloc grows

In a taped interview that aired on CBS News, US President Donald Trump said that military action in Venezuela against Maduro remains " an option ". Those who continue to violate the human rights of ordinary Venezuelans under an illegitimate regime will be called to account.

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  • MMA fighter wanted on murder charges escapes
MMA fighter wanted on murder charges escapes

Scott and a friend, Michael Swearingin, disappeared January 4 and were found buried in a shallow grave in Clearview, Oklahoma, on January 15. "Each time he allowed me to regain consciousness and then he choked me out again", Scott said in an affidavit.

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  • 'Good chance' he will declare emergency for wall money
'Good chance' he will declare emergency for wall money

In explaining his reasoning for a potential declaration, the president criticized Democrats, and specifically House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , for continuing to deny him funding for his desired border wall. But if you don't have it - human trafficking , just as an example. "I've set the stage for doing what I'm going to do", he told the Times. Trum...

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  • 'Important progress' made in trade talks with US: China
'Important progress' made in trade talks with US: China

The move prompted China to increase tariffs on Dollars 110 billion of American goods. The slow pace of talks and mountain of issues remaining to be agreed sets up what could be a tense countdown to the March 1 deadline, with a personal meeting between Trump and Xi looming as perhaps the only way to bridge some gaps.

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  • Intel: How McConnell is forcing Democrats to side with Trump on Syria
Intel: How McConnell is forcing Democrats to side with Trump on Syria

Asked by NPR whether the measures should be taken as a rebuke of the president, here's what Risch said . Senators reintroduced that legislation this week in hopes it could pass in the House this congressional session. In late January, the House overwhelmingly passed a measure to prevent Trump from using federal funds to execute a withdrawal fr...

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  • Nigeria’s Vice President survives as his helicopter crash lands
Nigeria’s Vice President survives as his helicopter crash lands

A statement issued in Abuja by Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary and Director, Media & Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, thanked God for the safety of the Vice President, members of his entourage and the crew.

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  • USA military intervention in Venezuela not imminent: Bolton
USA military intervention in Venezuela not imminent: Bolton

Washington and its Western allies formally recognised Guaido as interim head of state last week and the European Parliament followed suit on Thursday. "We are not just taking aid from the United States", Guaido said. Citizen Control, a non-governmental watchdog led by San Miguel, estimates that 180 members of the military were arrested in 2018,...

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  • Groundhog predicts an early spring. Don’t get too excited, he’s usually wrong
Groundhog predicts an early spring. Don’t get too excited, he’s usually wrong

Coast Guard, FBI and TSA - three of several federal agencies impacted during the 35-day ordeal - and added the government "failed you with this shutdown". Regardless of this year's prediction, it may be worth noting that despite his reputation Punxsutawney Phil does not have the strongest track record for accurately predicting the weather.

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  • Cory Booker: city councilman, mayor, senator now seeking White House
Cory Booker: city councilman, mayor, senator now seeking White House

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks on behalf of U.S. Democratic congressional candidate Chris Pappas encouraging volunteer campaign canvassers ahead of the midterm elections in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., October 28, 2018.

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  • Madeleine Albright 'stunned' by Trump's dressing down of intel chiefs
Madeleine Albright 'stunned' by Trump's dressing down of intel chiefs

The intelligence report in question-the Worldwide Threat Assessment released by Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats this week-seemingly contradicted many of Trump's claims about North Korea , Russia and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS).

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  • U.S. prepares to withdraw from INF nuclear missile treaty
U.S. prepares to withdraw from INF nuclear missile treaty

The US is expected to withdraw from the agreement with Russian Federation on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles expires on February 2. and of course all that will be proceeded by intensive consultations with allies so that we can have a mutual understanding of what the security environment, what the defense and deterre...

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  • Lady trapped in NYC elevator for three days
Lady trapped in NYC elevator for three days

Nobody noticed Fortaliza had been trapped in the elevator until a courier making a delivery to the residence on Monday morning discovered that no one was home. Fortaliza is employed as a house-cleaner for billionaire investor Warren Stephens , and was taking care of his NY home while he was away on an extended business trip.

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  • Trump calls intelligence officials 'passive, naive'
Trump calls intelligence officials 'passive, naive'

Schumer called for Coats, FBI Director Christopher Wray and CIA Director Gina Haspel to insist on a meeting with Trump to "educate him about the facts and raw intelligence underlying the Intelligence Community assessments". The president also mentioned the negotiations between US officials and the Taliban to potentially end the war in Afghanistan...

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  • School and bus cancellations for Tuesday, Jan. 29
School and bus cancellations for Tuesday, Jan. 29

Janice Jackson said in a statement. CPS announced Tuesday that classes and after school activities were canceled Wednesday and Thursday due to the safety concern of the students. If your child walks to school, we suggest you try to make arrangements for a ride to school. "Our walkers sometimes don't always dress for the weather".

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  • Stacey Abrams To Deliver Democratic Response To SOTU
Stacey Abrams To Deliver Democratic Response To SOTU

The State of the Union was originally scheduled for January 29, but Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi notified President Trump earlier this month that because of the partial government shutdown (which at that point was in its 26th day), proper and secure arrangements would not be able to be made in time.

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  • Christie says he warned Trump the Russian Federation investigation would not go away
Christie says he warned Trump the Russian Federation investigation would not go away

Colbert asked. "Yes", Christie said, no hesitation. Colbert then jumped right into the topic of President Donald Trump's government shutdown, asking Christie when he thought "the wheels came off". 'And so what am I supposed to do as a prosecutor? "You do, Stephen", Christie said. The elder Kushner plead guilty to 16 counts of tax evasion...

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  • Houston police: 5 officers hurt in shooting, 2 suspects dead
Houston police: 5 officers hurt in shooting, 2 suspects dead

The suspect is "down", according to a Tweet from Mayor Sylvester Turner. The Houston Police Department tweeted later that five officers were struck and were taken to hospital. One suspect is dead and two others are still inside the house where the shooting happened. Lifeflight is on the scene and officers are being transported to a hospital.

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  • Chance Of Snow And Ice For The Isle Of Wight
Chance Of Snow And Ice For The Isle Of Wight

Powys County Council has already prepared for the weather and will have gritters and snow ploughs out on main roads. Lines of showers run in from the west during Tuesday bringing wintry showers and a cold front engages with the low to the south and this could bring snow too.

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  • Acting AG Whitaker says Mueller probe 'close to being completed'
Acting AG Whitaker says Mueller probe 'close to being completed'

Whitaker said that he had been "fully briefed on the investigation" being led by Mueller , a former FBI director. Media outlets have reported that Mueller's office could be close to issuing a final report on his investigation. Capitol for closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 21, 2017.in Washington , D.C. ...

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  • Jerome Corsi 'happy to testify' against Roger Stone, 'affirm' indictment
Jerome Corsi 'happy to testify' against Roger Stone, 'affirm' indictment

United States President Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone may be accused of lying and tampering with witnesses, but it's equally notable what he's not charged with: colluding with the Kremlin in a grand conspiracy to help Trump win the presidency in 2016.

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  • What Are The Current Records For Cold Temperatures In Chicago?
What Are The Current Records For Cold Temperatures In Chicago?

Chicago-area commuters woke up to heavy snowfall, with more than 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) already on the ground. Bitter cold is forecast to impact the Upper Midwest by Wednesday and Thursday. Chicago looks a few degrees above the all-time record of minus 27 but the forecast high of minus 14 on Wednesday could beat the record coldest high of ...

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  • Maduro vs. Guaido: Who's backing whom for the leadership of Venezuela?
Maduro vs. Guaido: Who's backing whom for the leadership of Venezuela?

Vecchio met with U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale, who reaffirmed support for opposition leader Juan Guaido - who the U.S. "This is not the USA", he said. Guaido has asked for help in getting control of the Venezuelan government's offshore assets and today scrambled to take control of the country's main foreign ass...

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  • US, Taliban Agree In Principle To Peace 'Framework,' Envoy Says
US, Taliban Agree In Principle To Peace 'Framework,' Envoy Says

The militants have said they will only begin talks with the government once a firm date for the withdrawal of USA troops has been agreed. The Taliban has been staging near-daily attacks targeting Afghan forces, causing scores of casualties every week.

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  • The Matador & the Bull: Pelosi Outplays Trump in Ending Gov’t Shutdown
The Matador & the Bull: Pelosi Outplays Trump in Ending Gov’t Shutdown

He hinted that he might declare a national emergency to bypass Congress for wall funding or let the government shut down again, should negotiations fail once more. "Shutdowns are not legitimate negotiating tactics when there's a public policy disagreement between two branches of government", he said. Still, Republican Senator Susan Collins of M...

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  • Arctic Air Brings Dangerous Wind Chill Temperatures
Arctic Air Brings Dangerous Wind Chill Temperatures

Thursday for much of the TV6 viewing area due to blowing and drifting snow. Extreme cold will move back to the area Wednesday and Thursday , with an overnight low of 5 and risky wind chill values here, the weather service said. The 5-15 miles per hour westerly wind will allow wind chill temperatures to fall near 20-30° below zero. Temperatu...

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  • 'Prepare to die': Trump's longtime ally Roger Stone arrested in Russian Federation probe
'Prepare to die': Trump's longtime ally Roger Stone arrested in Russian Federation probe

President Trump addresses the arrest of his long-time friend and political advocate Roger Stone . In the Russian Federation investigation, one Trump aide after another has been accused of lying to investigators, or encouraging others to do so, about Russia-related contacts during the campaign and transition period.

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  • City of Hamilton hit with another cold weather alert
City of Hamilton hit with another cold weather alert

As the front passes in the evening, colder air will rush in behind it and change the remaining precipitation over to some wet snow showers. A weak disturbance passes through the area today, bringing a chance of light snow or flurries in the afternoon.

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  • Ex-Trump fixer Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate committee, lawyer says
Ex-Trump fixer Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate committee, lawyer says

Blumenthal accused Trump of the crime on January 22, the same day Cohen delayed his congressional testimony that was scheduled for next month due to alleged threats from Trump and his attorney Rudy Giuliani , The Hill reported . He acknowledged that he had been involved in pursuing a Trump skyscraper project in Moscow deep into the 2016 campa...

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  • Onnoghen's suspension: Senate to reconvene on Tuesday
Onnoghen's suspension: Senate to reconvene on Tuesday

It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday suspended the Chief Jusitce of Nigeria , Justice Walter Onnoghen, upon the directive of the Code of Conduct Tribunal and swore in Justice Tanko Mohammad as acting CJN. The Nigerian Bar Association condemned an "attempted coup" against the judiciary and suspension of the constitution ...

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  • Florida Secretary of State resigns over blackface costume mocking Hurricane Katrina victims
Florida Secretary of State resigns over blackface costume mocking Hurricane Katrina victims

The photos were reportedly taken at a private Halloween party in 2005, two months after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas. "I don't want to get mired into kind of side controversies", said DeSantis, who weathered accusations of racial insensitivity during his race for governor past year.

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