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Diocese Apologizes to Covington Teens’ Parents After Condemning Actions at Lincoln Memorial

Diocese Apologizes to Covington Teens’ Parents After Condemning Actions at Lincoln Memorial The matter is being investigated and we will take appropriate action, up to and including expulsion. The TODAY show has now posted both sides of the story regarding the incident at the Lincoln Memorial last Friday in which Native American veteran Nathan Phillips sang a drum song face to face with Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann . [Full Article...]

John McCallum resigns as China envoy after Huawei comments

John McCallum resigns as China envoy after Huawei comments In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furor with comments about Huawei's high-profile extradition case. In retaliation of her arrest, China has detained two Canadians and sentenced one man, previously given a 15-year prison term on drug charges, to death. [Full Article...]

Arctic Air Brings Dangerous Wind Chill Temperatures

Arctic Air Brings Dangerous Wind Chill Temperatures Joseph and Elkhart Counties could see an inch of snow, but the heavier totals of 1-3" will be confined to Berrien and Cass Counties. According to KWQC Chief Meteorologist Erik Maitland, cold weather is set to arrive Thursday into Friday as wind chills in some areas could drop to minus 30 degrees. [Full Article...]

Venezuela backtracks on expulsion of U.S. diplomats

Worldwide relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu has made it clear that South Africa will not support the US's efforts for the United Nations Security Council to recognise Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as president. of attempting to orchestrate a "shameless, obvious" coup. "If President Trump, like other presidents of the United States, is in search of war to show he can govern and to st... [Full Article...]

Florida Secretary of State Resigns After Blackface Photos Surface

Florida Secretary of State Resigns After Blackface Photos Surface He explained that there wasn't election interference in 2018, but protecting the system from being hacked would remain a priority of his office. He is pictured wearing lipstick, fake breasts under a blue T-shirt and dangling earrings. The job includes oversight of elections, a critical responsibility in America's largest swing state, where the most recent midterm voting prompted a massive and cl... [Full Article...]

Man who killed 5 people still on the run, police say

Man who killed 5 people still on the run, police say The suspect has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, illegal use of weapons and home invasion, Webre told reporters. However, Steele said there was cause to believe the suspect had a relationship with one of the victims in Livingston Parish. [Full Article...]

Police officer charged with killing fellow cop in Russian roulette-style shooting

Police officer charged with killing fellow cop in Russian roulette-style shooting The other on-duty officer with Hendren, who has not been identified, told the pair they should not be playing with guns and reminded them that they were police officers, according to the probable cause statement . A statement from Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner on Friday described the shooting as a "devastating incident for Katlyn Alix's husband, parents, family and for our entire community"... [Full Article...]

Trump plans to deliver address, ' sad' to delay

Trump plans to deliver address, ' sad' to delay U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week called on Trump to reconsider delivering the president's annual address before a gathering of both chambers of Congress and other dignitaries given that about one-quarter of the U.S. Believing Pelosi was boxed in by her caucus and unable to negotiate with Trump, McConnell coordinated a new shutdown strategy with the president to reopen the government, acco... [Full Article...]

Opposition leader Tshisekedi Sworn in as DR Congo president

Opposition leader Tshisekedi Sworn in as DR Congo president Tshisekedi was taken ill during his inaugural address but returned to the stage moments after a brief pause, saying he was exhausted by the election and the emotion of the moment. While some protested what declared runner-up Martin Fayulu has called a rigged vote, others are embracing peace as long as Kabila is on the way out. Kabila's chosen successor, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, has 23.8 pe... [Full Article...]

Trump administration preparing "national emergency" draft for border wall funds

Trump administration preparing Trump said that should Congress not agree to fund a wall, he will allow the government to close again or - wading into legally questionable territory - declare a "national emergency" and attempt to allocate the funds himself without approval. [Full Article...]

Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse time

Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse time The scientists said humanity "now faces two simultaneous existential threats, either of which would be cause for extreme concern and immediate attention" - nuclear weapons and climate change. The current global security situation has extended more than two years now. "This new abnormal is simply too volatile and too risky to accept", Ms Bronson warned at the unveiling. [Full Article...]

Government shutdown: Your questions answered

Government shutdown: Your questions answered Coast Guard's William Porter said. - The federal government is back in business after President Trump and House Democrats reached a deal to end the shutdown. Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert III said, "If they weren't doing their jobs right now, it would severely hamper our lives". Federal workers finally have some relief. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump delays State of the Union until shutdown ends

Donald Trump delays State of the Union until shutdown ends And Pelosi herself said on Thursday that "we will have some of our proposals for what comes next" in upcoming legislation offerings. "We'll do something in the alternative", Trump said prior to a meeting with conservative leaders. Over at the Late Show, Stephen Colbert tried to discern the state of the State of the Union. The address has been delayed before. Trump adds that it would be "so v... [Full Article...]

Body of boy, two, who fell down 250ft deep well is found

Body of boy, two, who fell down 250ft deep well is found The unprecedented rescue operation has been fraught with complications that have caused delay upon delay as Julen's distraught parents and relatives stand by. We have closely followed each step to get to him. The complex and heart-wrenching operation, which was beset with technical difficulties and setbacks, has gripped Spain. [Full Article...]

Nigeria’s Buhari suspends chief judge, drawing opposition ire before election

Nigeria’s Buhari suspends chief judge, drawing opposition ire before election Under Nigeria's constitution, a chief justice can be removed only if he is convicted of an offendce or if the Senate upholds a presidential request to do so by a two-thirds majority. Earlier, Legit.ng reported that details as to why the federal government did not wait for the court to give its verdict on the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen emerged in Abuja on Saturday, January... [Full Article...]

Extended U.S.-Taliban peace talks raise Afghan hopes

Extended U.S.-Taliban peace talks raise Afghan hopes A source familiar with the deal told the Wall Street Journal conversations are continuing concerning the status of the approximately 14,000 US troops in the region, as are discussions for future plans of USA bases in Afghanistan that the Taliban wants closed. [Full Article...]

Rescuers find body of toddler who fell into a well in Spain

Miners working in rotating shifts will dig a four-meter passage with picks and pneumatic hammers from the bottom of the shaft toward the borehole, which is 100 metres (300 feet) deep and just 25 cm wide. The only sign of the toddler found inside the hole so far is hair that matched his DNA. During the rescue mission, which lasted roughly two weeks, officials had not commented on the boy's chance... [Full Article...]

United States shutdown ends without cash for Trump border wall

United States shutdown ends without cash for Trump border wall Instead he has said that he would accept a "large down payment" before agreeing to a three-week short-term spending budget to temporarily re-open the government. "We reiterate our call that this never happen again". Many Democrats have supported and voted for border security in the past, but throughout this process they've clearly demonstrated they want to keep immigration as a political issue, ... [Full Article...]

Jayme Closs to receive huge reward

Jayme Closs to receive huge reward The district attorney in the county where 13-year-old Jayme Closs was held for 88 days until she escaped her kidnapper says he doesn't plan on filing formal charges against Jake Patterson "in the immediate future". "On behalf of the Barron County Sheriff's Department and all the law enforcement agencies that assisted in this case, we would like to thank Jennie-O for their support and assistanc... [Full Article...]

Florida bank shooting suspect expressed desire to kill years earlier, documents show

Florida bank shooting suspect expressed desire to kill years earlier, documents show The victims were not immediately identified. Her brother-in-law, Tim Williams , spoke about Ana at a news conference Thursday . Marilyn Martin says she and Watson were best friends. While in Florida, Xaver worked as a correctional officer trainee at Avon Park Correctional Institution, Florida Department of Corrections spokesman Patrick Manderfield said. [Full Article...]


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