• White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren't going over well
White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren't going over well

Professor and award-winning former New York Daily News columnist Karen Hunter accused Sanders of bringing "dishonor" to King's legacy by promoting Trump administration policies she called "diametrically opposed" to the civil rights leader's vision.

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  • Sweden hosts 'constructive' North Korea talks on second USA summit
Sweden hosts 'constructive' North Korea talks on second USA summit

Sweden serves as "protecting power" in North Korea for the United States, which has no representation in Pyongyang, and also held talks with North Korean officials past year in the lead-up to the first Trump-Kim summit. North Korea is a regime. On the other hand, Harry Kazianis of the Center for the National Interest suggested the second Trump-...

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  • Yellow vest protests enter 10th week
Yellow vest protests enter 10th week

A journalist based in Paris compared the yellow vest protests with other demonstrations that seek workers' rights or the elimination of discrimination. He avoided dropping as low as 20 percent, a record low for a French president that was set by his Socialist predecessor Francois Hollande. By giving the protesters a forum to air their grievan...

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  • European Commission: No-deal Brexit 'means hard border
European Commission: No-deal Brexit 'means hard border

The odyssey of Brexit reaches a new weirdness on Thursday. "However, as of mid-January, the shape that Brexit will take remains highly uncertain". May set out six issues around the process and substance of Brexit. He said: "We'd have to negotiate an agreement on customs and regulations so that there would be no hard border". The formula of "k...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for Chicago area starting Tuesday into Wednesday morning
Winter Weather Advisory issued for Chicago area starting Tuesday into Wednesday morning

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Chicago area Tuesday afternoon when a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to hit just in time for the evening commute. Our high temperature for Wednesday will occur just after midnight at 37-42, followed by falling temperatures with west winds 20-40 miles per hour.

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  • Trump to hold 2nd nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim
Trump to hold 2nd nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim

On several occasions Trump has expressed his confidence on North Korean denuclearization. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has repeatedly urged Trump to bring up the issue of North Korea's abductions of Japanese nationals in the 1970s and 1980s with Pyongyang, and is expected to continue to do so as the upcoming summit approaches.

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  • China seems to confirm scientist’s gene-edited babies claim
China seems to confirm scientist’s gene-edited babies claim

An initial probe by the Chinese government has found that scientist He Jiankui, whose controversial gene-editing experiment resulted in the birth of twin baby girls and has another pregnancy underway, had breached the state laws and ethics.

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  • Trump lawyer walks back comments about Moscow project
Trump lawyer walks back comments about Moscow project

Cohen had previously claimed such discussions ended in January 2016 - ahead of the Iowa caucuses and the first votes being cast in the primaries. Speaking to NBC's Meet the Press on January 20, Giuliani said that conversations between Trump and Cohen about the tower may have continued "up to as far as October, November", or right up until the...

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  • China urges USA to drop Huawei CFO extradition
China urges USA to drop Huawei CFO extradition

China qualifies the open letter calling on Chinese President Xi Jinping to release two Canadian citizens detained in China past year as disrespect and meddling in country's internal affairs, Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Tuesday.

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  • United Kingdom leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A
United Kingdom leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

The UK is set to leave the 28-member bloc on March 29, two years after it triggered Article 50 - the exit clause in the EU's constitution - and kick-started negotiations with European leaders over a divorce deal. With her statement on Monday, May will table a motion to parliament, but it will not be debated until January 29. She said: "The fa...

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  • Taliban kills Afghan forces as it resumes truce talks with U.S.
Taliban kills Afghan forces as it resumes truce talks with U.S.

The attack began after a vehicle loaded with explosives rammed into the entrance of a compound in Maidan Shahr - the capital of Wardak province that lies about 50 kilometers south of the capital Kabul. On Sunday, a suicide bombing in the southeastern province of Logar left eight policemen dead and another 10 wounded. Last year Ghani said 28,000 A...

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  • Sailors killed after two vessels catch fire off Crimea
Sailors killed after two vessels catch fire off Crimea

One of them was a liquefied natural gas carrier and another one was a tanker. According to preliminary data, the incident presumably occurred when fuel was being pumped from one ship to the other. Some three dozen sailors managed to escape the burning ships by jumping off the vessels. Twelve persons have been rescued from the sea so far. "The searc...

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  • Footage shows toddler with hands raised during parents' arrest
Footage shows toddler with hands raised during parents' arrest

Oh, she's holding her hands up". The Tallahassee Police Department has released body cam vision of a recent traffic stop, after alarming footage surfaced of a toddler exiting a vehicle with her hands held high after her parents were pulled over, and police officers appearing to train their guns on the little girl.

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  • GRAPHIC: Mexico’s Fuel-Theft Explosion Death Toll Rises -- 79 Dead
GRAPHIC: Mexico’s Fuel-Theft Explosion Death Toll Rises -- 79 Dead

On Friday, hundreds of people had gathered in an nearly festive atmosphere in a field where a duct had been perforated by fuel thieves and gasoline spewed 20 feet into the air. He hasn't been seen since. "These pipelines haven't been changed in more than 30 years, with thousands of illegal taps, patched-up pipelines without the capacity to carry ...

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  • May drops £65 fee for European Union nationals seeking post-Brexit settled status
May drops £65 fee for European Union nationals seeking post-Brexit settled status

The leader of the United Kingdom government stated in her speech that her focus "continues to be on what is needed to secure the support of this House in favor of a deal with the EU" after winning the no-confidence vote faced after the Brexit deal was shot down.

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  • Kamala Harris Enters 2020 Presidential Race
Kamala Harris Enters 2020 Presidential Race

The former California state attorney general has become popular with liberal activists for her tough questioning of Trump administration appointees and officials, including Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, during Senate hearings.

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  • Trump Makes Surprise Visit To MLK Memorial
Trump Makes Surprise Visit To MLK Memorial

The two laid a wreath at the foot of the memorial, then held a brief moment of silence . Trump began his day with an early-morning tweet honoring King and the unity for which he fought. Here's a clip of Pence using MLK's quote, "Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy" to support Trump's border wall . "You think of how he chang...

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  • Abortion Rights Opponents Descend Upon Washington For March For Life Rally
Abortion Rights Opponents Descend Upon Washington For March For Life Rally

He also sent a letter to Congress warning them he would veto any legislation loosening restrictions on abortion rights or " that encourages the destruction of innocent human life at any stage ". They're doing a lot of things that are anti-life'. No. 3: Trump addressed the March for Life participants in a pre-recorded address. "We're finally g...

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  • Giuliani says Cohen talked about Trump Tower in Moscow through 2016 election
Giuliani says Cohen talked about Trump Tower in Moscow through 2016 election

Mueller issued his first public statement in more than a year to repudiate the report, flatly asserting that BuzzFeed's story was "not accurate". This is a familiar defense from Giuliani (i.e.it didn't happen, but if it did it's not a crime).

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  • World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in Japan
World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in Japan

The supercentenarian was certified by Guiness World Records in April 2018 as the world's oldest living man at 112 years and 259 days. "He was as usual yesterday and passed away without causing our family any fuss at all", his granddaughter Yuko said.

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