Stacey Abrams to Give Dem State of the Union Response

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) made the announcement Tuesday, telling reporters that he had offered the role to Abrams three weeks ago and that he was "delighted" at her acceptance, The Associated Press reported . For her part, Abrams... More..

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Christie on 2020 Presidential Run: 'Never Say Never'
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Christie on 2020 Presidential Run: 'Never Say Never'

Christie also addresses Bob Woodward's "shoddy reporting", saying it was "not the work of America's greatest investigative reporter". "But they had no experience in government and no experience at this and wh...More..

'Significant development' expected in Bruce McArthur case Tuesday
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

'Significant development' expected in Bruce McArthur case Tuesday

February 8, 2018 - Police say they've recovered the remains of six people from planters at a house where McArthur worked as a landscaper, and say they expect more charges. The admissions bring an end to a myste...More..

(5) Five HPD Officers Shot in Southeast Houston
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

(5) Five HPD Officers Shot in Southeast Houston

The officers were taken to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston . Both Turner and Police Chief Art Acevado went to the hospital where the injured officers were taken, but didn't immediately comme...More..

Snow causes major transport disruption across Scotland
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Snow causes major transport disruption across Scotland

Powys County Council has already prepared for the weather and will have gritters and snow ploughs out on main roads. Accumulations of 1-3 cm are likely quite widely, with accumulations of 5 cm in places. A warn...More..

Mueller probe is 'close to being completed,' acting AG says
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Mueller probe is 'close to being completed,' acting AG says

Without elaborating, Whitaker said: "I am comfortable that the decisions that were made are going to be reviewed", he added. He has also acknowledged that he discussed Mueller with Trump himself when he turne...More..

Trump friend Stone pleads not guilty in Russia probe case
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump friend Stone pleads not guilty in Russia probe case

Mueller unveiled the charges against Stone on Friday, accusing him of seeking information about hacked Democratic Party emails at the direction of an unidentified senior Trump campaign official and taking pai...More..

Taliban appoints new political leader to join US-Taliban peace talks
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Taliban appoints new political leader to join US-Taliban peace talks

Taliban officials said US negotiators on Saturday agreed a draft peace deal stipulating the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan within 18 months of the agreement being signed. Kabul residents said a ...More..

Democrats fear Starbucks coffee king candidate Howard Schultz
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Democrats fear Starbucks coffee king candidate Howard Schultz

Example: Former CEO of Starbucks and billionaire Howard Schultz is floating the idea of running for president . The timing of Schultz's announcement Sunday is, not coincidentally, tied to the publicati...More..

Deep Freeze Grips Midwest With Record-Breaking Low Temperatures
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Deep Freeze Grips Midwest With Record-Breaking Low Temperatures

According to Accuweather , areas along the I-80 and I-94 corridors are expecting snow and slippery conditions beginning on Sunday and continuing through early next week. Similar temperature departures are anti...More..

Maduro rejects call for elections amid mounting pressure
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Maduro rejects call for elections amid mounting pressure

The United States, along with growing number of Western nations and regional neighbors including the UK, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil and Chile, have recognized Guaido as acting president. Earlier on ...More..

Pakistan terms US-Taliban talks major diplomatic victory
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Pakistan terms US-Taliban talks major diplomatic victory

But Ghani called the U.S. -Taliban talks "part of our peace" and warned that a deal without Afghan involvement could lead to the kind of "disastrous" civil strife that followed the Soviet troop withdrawal from ...More..

At UN, Pompeo asks countries to 'pick a side' on Venezuela
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

At UN, Pompeo asks countries to 'pick a side' on Venezuela

Venezuela's military attache to Washington broke ranks with Nicolas Maduro on Saturday, urging his "brothers in the military" to back the head of the National Assembly Juan Guaido as interim president , ...More..

Trump announces deal with lawmakers to end government shutdown
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Trump announces deal with lawmakers to end government shutdown

Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney spent Sunday morning trying to argue that Donald Trump's big defeat on the government shutdown was actually caused by the fact that Trump was "winning" on the issue...More..

Greece ratifies the Prespa Agreement with Macedonia
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Greece ratifies the Prespa Agreement with Macedonia

Athens' ratification of the Prespes accord should also mean that Greece will lift its veto on Macedonia's bid to join the European Union. Thaci said "it is welcoming news for the whole region and a strong ...More..

Wind chill advisory for Richland County on Friday morning
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Wind chill advisory for Richland County on Friday morning

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. On Monday , another weather system will push through, ...More..

Roger Stone: A Trump ally known for dirty tricks
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Roger Stone: A Trump ally known for dirty tricks

He said he will plead "not guilty" to the charges. Schiff says the most significant allegation is that a senior campaign official "was directed" in July 2016 to contact Stone about additional WikiLeaks releas...More..

White House, Democrats on Collision Course on State of the Union Address
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

White House, Democrats on Collision Course on State of the Union Address

In a letter to Trump, Pelosi said: "I am writing to inform you that the House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution authorising the president's State of the Union address in the House...More..

Lanny Davis Accuses Rudy Giuliani of Witness Tampering Former Client Michael Cohen
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Lanny Davis Accuses Rudy Giuliani of Witness Tampering Former Client Michael Cohen

The move came just one day after Cohen announced he was postponing his scheduled testimony next week before the U.S. House of Representatives, citing what his lawyer alleged were "ongoing threats" from the co...More..

Onnoghen's suspension: 70 CSOs urge NASS to overrule Buhari
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Onnoghen's suspension: 70 CSOs urge NASS to overrule Buhari

The decision came after Onnoghen was put on trial last week by the Abuja-based Code of Conduct Tribunal for an allegedly false declaration of his assets. On Thursday, an appeal court had issued an interim order...More..

Resignation over blacface photos puts pressure on DeSantis
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Resignation over blacface photos puts pressure on DeSantis

Ertel's resignation comes in conjunction with the release of photos of him in blackface at a private Halloween party in 2005, obtained by the Tallahassee Democrat . Ertel, 49, a Republican, had been appointe...More..

Louis cop accused of killing colleague charged with involuntary manslaughter
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Louis cop accused of killing colleague charged with involuntary manslaughter

She was off-duty when the shooting occurred and Hendren was on-duty, according to the probable cause statement supporting the charges. The warrant says she died of her injuries. "Today, as much as it saddens ...More..

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal to end shutdown
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal to end shutdown

Democrats in the House had demanded a reopening of the government before any negotiations with Trump and his Republican allies in Congress on border security . " Federal workers and others have resorted ...More..

China demands USA drop Huawei extradition request with Canada
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

China demands USA drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

Bradley was a key public spokesman for Huawei Canada, which has been under the spotlight since Canadian authorities in December arrested the chief financial officer of its parent company at the request of the...More..

North Carolina boy, 3, found alive in freezing temperatures after tip
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

North Carolina boy, 3, found alive in freezing temperatures after tip

He is receiving medical attention Thursday night, according to an Federal Bureau of Investigation official. As the temperatures dropped and safety concerns rose, volunteers were sent home, but professional se...More..