• Congress to probe report Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie
Congress to probe report Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie

The BuzzFeed report , published Thursday night, set off criticism of Trump from congressional Democrats - although most took care to say that the allegations were disturbing if true . Prominent conservative commentator Ben Shapiro said: "If this story is correct, it's both inexcusable behaviour and a full-scale disaster for Trump".

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  • Kamala Harris announces presidential candidacy
Kamala Harris announces presidential candidacy

Her message focused on social justice and inclusion is aimed at a diverse Democratic electorate eager for representation, while offering a stark contrast to President Donald Trump's brand of nostalgic nationalism. who will be concerned about them and put them in front of self-interest". Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) questions President Trump's no...

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  • Weather - January 20 2019 - Extreme Cold Warnings Remain in Effect
Weather - January 20 2019 - Extreme Cold Warnings Remain in Effect

Beginning tonight, our area will settle into an extended period of very cold temperatures and unsafe wind chills. Skies will be mainly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. It remains very cold through Tuesday mid-day and then temperatures slowly climb into the low 20s. Wind chills should creep above zero this afternoon.

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  • Weekend winter storm sweeping from Midwest to New England
Weekend winter storm sweeping from Midwest to New England

Stay with the Butler Eagle for more coverage of this storm. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are possible in northern and central IL through Saturday, with drifting and blowing snow expected thanks to 30 miles per hour wind gusts. Eastern time. Along the Interstate 95 corridor, a complicated situation could unfold, with precipitation mixin...

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  • Prince Philip taken to hospital following auto accident, palace reveals
Prince Philip taken to hospital following auto accident, palace reveals

Prime Minister Theresa May sent Philip a message wishing him well after the accident. The driver of the Kia and her passenger were taken to hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and later discharged. Of Prince Philip's vehicle, he said: "I didn't see it come from the side road". "It will be the Queen, she'll be the only one who ca...

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  • Laquan McDonald's family laments sentence given to white officer
Laquan McDonald's family laments sentence given to white officer

The judge sentenced Van Dyke based on the second degree murder charge, which carries a lesser sentence, because he considered it to be the more serious charge. "With so many members of our Black and Brown communities criminalized and jailed for non-violent drug offenses, Van Dyke's sentence today shows that our lives don't matter", Cook County Bo...

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  • Trump, Pence Say Their Immigration Offer To Democrats Is Not Amnesty
Trump, Pence Say Their Immigration Offer To Democrats Is Not Amnesty

Some 800,000 federal workers throughout the country have either been furloughed or made to work without pay. Many public services are unavailable to Americans during the closure. "Trump proposes amnesty", tweeted conservative firebrand Ann Coulter. If Donald Trump follows through on his threat to stretch the shutdown "for months and even years"...

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  • Brexit: PM Theresa May to present Plan B on Monday
Brexit: PM Theresa May to present Plan B on Monday

Leader Arlene Foster and her deputy Nigel Dodds also visited Downing Street for talks last week. The news site said that May held a conference call with her Cabinet. With most of the small opposition parties implacably opposed to Brexit, she has only two pools of votes to go to: the pro-Brexit alliance of Conservatives and Northern Ireland's De...

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  • Winter Storm Warning for Casper; 7-9 Inches of Snow Expected
Winter Storm Warning for Casper; 7-9 Inches of Snow Expected

Christine Cocca's flight from Boston to Jakarta, Indonesia had not been delayed or canceled. The Department of Streets and Sanitation announced the activation of "Phase III", deploying 287 snow vehicles to respond to the winter storm snow removal.

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  • Lebanese PM voices support for Syrian refugees' voluntary return
Lebanese PM voices support for Syrian refugees' voluntary return

Lebanon is preparing to host the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit (AESD) on Sunday but the event has been overshadowed by divisions over Syria's participation. The Arab League suspended Syria's membership in November 2011 as the death toll mounted in its civil war, but several Arab states are seeking to restore ties with Syria Preside...

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  • Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 66: governor
Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 66: governor

In the hours that followed, the leak grew and as many as 800 people brought plastic containers to the gushing duct, filling up with free fuel in what witnesses described as an nearly festive atmosphere. Fuel theft has been a problem in Mexico for decades but it has been growing in recent years. There were a large number of people around the pipel...

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  • Up to 117 migrants missing in capsizing off Libya
Up to 117 migrants missing in capsizing off Libya

It appears to be the latest tragedy on the risky central Mediterranean route from North Africa to Europe. Flavio Di Giacomo, of the International Organisation for Migration , said three survivors were plucked to safety by an Italian navy helicopter on Friday, and they said 120 were aboard when the dinghy left Libya.

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  • Kenya arrests 6 more suspects in Nairobi attack
Kenya arrests 6 more suspects in Nairobi attack

Officials said they were pursuing more suspects in and outside Kenya . Gladys Kaari Justus is being investigated over the transfer of money while Guleid Abdihakim - who holds Canadian citizenship - is being probed over suspicious communication.

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  • Israel says it shot down rocket over Golan on Syria frontier
Israel says it shot down rocket over Golan on Syria frontier

Government media subsequently stopped reporting on the blast. It said that shooting followed the explosion. Four F-16 Israeli fighter jets were flying above the Mediterranean Sea as they launched guided missiles into Syria, targeting the " international airport, southwest of Damascus ", the military officials explained.

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  • Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast
Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast

The snow is expected to last overnight before clearing Sunday morning. High winds are also expected: northeast winds gusting to 60 km/h will develop Saturday evening and generate widespread blowing snow. There is a high risk of frostbite so take appropriate measures. Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illn...

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  • Pakistan 'Decides' To Host US-Taliban Talks
Pakistan 'Decides' To Host US-Taliban Talks

Earlier on Thursday, Ghani called Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan , and while details were sketchy, a press statement from Khan's office said the discussion centered on finding a peaceful end to the protracted war in Afghanistan. Russian Federation and Iran have held meetings with the Taliban in recent months, while China has also made overtu...

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  • Never said there was no collusion involving Trump campaign: Rudy Giuliani
Never said there was no collusion involving Trump campaign: Rudy Giuliani

Everybody is having a grand old time with Rudy Giuliani's buffoonish new comments on CNN about President Trump and "collusion" with Russian Federation. In a story January 17 about comments made by President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of Russians charged with interfering in the ...

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  • Labour willing to have ‘intelligent’ Brexit conversation with PM - Watson
Labour willing to have ‘intelligent’ Brexit conversation with PM - Watson

With Britain's departure from the bloc just three months away, it remains unclear whether the country will leave with a deal or crash out with no deal- a chaotic outcome that could see economic recession, gridlock at United Kingdom ports, planes grounded and shortages of essential goods.

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  • Lungu’s mission to force vote recount in DRC fails
Lungu’s mission to force vote recount in DRC fails

Last month's delayed election was meant to mark the first democratic transfer of power in the vast central African country, where conflicts have regularly destabiliSed the region. In a speech, Tshisekedi welcomed the victory and said he would seek to mend divisions in the country. "I ask the entire global community not to recognise a power that has...

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  • Suspected auto bomb attack on Derry courthouse
Suspected auto bomb attack on Derry courthouse

The device exploded at 8.10pm. "This incident has shocked the local community", she said. "Fortunately it didn't kill anybody and it didn't cause widespread damage", ACC Hamilton continued. 'Derry is a city moving forward and no-one wants this type of incident. The police also noted that there has been no information about the victims of the...

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