• Trump emergency may be blocked in Senate
Trump emergency may be blocked in Senate

Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Thom Tillis of North Carolina have indicated they'll vote in favor of the resolution . And it appears to have at least 51 votes, which is enough to pass in the Senate but not enough to override a presidential veto.

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  • North Korea has no economic future if it has nuclear weapons
North Korea has no economic future if it has nuclear weapons

Refusing to contradict President Donald Trump's taking Kim Jong Un "at his word" on a lack of culpability for the brutalizing of the late Otto Warmbier , National Security Adviser John Bolton said his "opinion doesn't matter". The president added Friday that his relations with Kim were "very good," and a senior U.S. official said the pro...

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  • Bernie Sanders launches 2020 presidential campaign
Bernie Sanders launches 2020 presidential campaign

Bolstered by recollections from his youth, Sanders outlined the key tenets of his presidential platform, and emphasized his desire to, with the help ofhis supporters, "transform this country and finally create an economy and a government which works or all of us, not just the one percent".

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  • Philadelphia Weather: What Types Of Precipitation To Expect During Winter Storm Sunday
Philadelphia Weather: What Types Of Precipitation To Expect During Winter Storm Sunday

In Illinois, the National Weather Service said snow and sub-zero wind chills are expected Sunday and Monday across the state. According to the National Weather Service, wind chills in northern IL could drop to minus-28 (minus-33 Celsius) by Monday morning.

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  • 5th term for Bouteflika 'insult' to Algeria: Former PM
5th term for Bouteflika 'insult' to Algeria: Former PM

Bouteflika suffered a stroke in 2013, has been seen in public only a few times since and has given no known speeches in years. The death is the first to happen in protests that erupted more than a week ago against Bouteflika's plan to run in next month's presidential election.

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  • Trump adviser says no deal doesn't mean summit was a failure
Trump adviser says no deal doesn't mean summit was a failure

Bolton said there is "no expiration date" for talks on denuclearisation. Democrat Rep. Tom Malinowski, from New Jersey's 7th congressional district, on Friday tweeted he will be "introducing a bipartisan resolution affirming that Congress holds Kim Jong Un responsible for the death of Otto Warmbier".

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  • Man and dog snowbound in OR survive on taco sauce
Man and dog snowbound in OR survive on taco sauce

Unable to continue on, the man and his dog slept in the auto but awoke to find further snow had fallen the following day. He spent the night in his vehicle and attempted to walk for help on Monday, but had difficulty because of the amount of snow that had fallen, authorities said.

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  • Tornado kills 14 in U.S. state of Alabama
Tornado kills 14 in U.S. state of Alabama

Trees all around had been snapped bare of branches. At least 14 people, some children, have been killed after tornadoes struck Lee County, Alabama. "We've still got people being pulled out of rubble", he told the Birmingham News newspaper early on Sunday evening.

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  • UN calls Laden’s son ‘most probable successor’ of Al-Qaeda
UN calls Laden’s son ‘most probable successor’ of Al-Qaeda

There was no immediate explanation why the royal decree stripping his citizenship - signed in November - was only becoming public now. Up to $1 million for information on Hamza bin Laden , an emerging al-Qa'ida leader. Observers say that the clerical regime in Tehran kept him under house arrest as a way to maintain pressure on rival Saudi Arab...

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  • House to query 60 Trump officials in obstruction probe
House to query 60 Trump officials in obstruction probe

The congressman said the American public has to be persuaded that impeachment is a necessary course to take, and Trump voters have to be made aware that Democrats are not trying to reverse the results of the 2016 election. We may or may not get there. These may include Don McGahn, the former White House counsel, and John Kelly, Trump's former c...

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  • Missing Girls in Humboldt County California
Missing Girls in Humboldt County California

Friday outside their home in Benbow, a small community about 200 miles northwest of Sacramento. Two young Northern California girls missing two nights in the woods were found Sunday morning, ABC News reported. Authorities were unable to find the girls during their search on Friday night and continued first thing Saturday morning. The sheriff ...

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  • Tory Brexiters draw up list of terms for backing May's exit deal
Tory Brexiters draw up list of terms for backing May's exit deal

They ERG lawyers also asked for a "clear and unconditional route out of the backstop if trade talks fail" during the transitional period, to assure the United Kingdom won't be trapped inside the customs union indefinitely. In private talks with Attorney General Geoffrey Cox , the ERG called for a legally binding mechanism to escape the backstop, w...

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  • Taliban target Afghan army corps, killing 23 soldiers
Taliban target Afghan army corps, killing 23 soldiers

He said three other suicide bombers blew themselves up and 16 Taliban gunmen were killed during 17 hours of fighting. The Taliban control or contest more than half of Helmand's districts and regularly deliver heavy blows to Afghan forces, who have been struggling to hold off insurgents across Afghanistan since taking the lead from North Atlanti...

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  • Rep. Ilhan Omar poster hung in West Virginia statehouse prompts uproar, resignation
Rep. Ilhan Omar poster hung in West Virginia statehouse prompts uproar, resignation

According to a leading Muslim advocacy group, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the number of anti-Muslim hate crimes in the US rose 91 percent in the first half of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016. She can be heard saying she won't discuss the sign anymore and concludes by holding a cup and declaring, "Have a nice day,...

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  • India, Pakistan resume shelling along volatile Kashmir border
India, Pakistan resume shelling along volatile Kashmir border

Several people were also injured in the clashes. Five Indian personnel were killed in a gunfight with militants in Kashmir , close to the disputed Line of Control with Pakistan , the Times of India reported without saying where it got the information.

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  • Death Toll in Car Bomb Attack on Somali Capital Climbs to 25
Death Toll in Car Bomb Attack on Somali Capital Climbs to 25

Mohamed Hussein said . "The scene is fearful in magnitude it is similar to the October 14 bombing", he said, referring to a truck bomb that killed more than 500 people in the city in 2017. "Al-Shabaab like attacking Maka al-Mukarama because it is the heart of Somalia", political analyst Hassan Haile told the BBC . Several have had death tolls i...

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  • U.S. will defend Philippines in South China Sea: Pompeo
U.S. will defend Philippines in South China Sea: Pompeo

The Secretary of State also highlighted how China's island building and military activities in the disputed waters were a threat to the Philippines . Senior Duterte officials have called for a review of the mutual defence pact with the USA because they were unsure whether it applied to the South China Sea row.

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  • UK Teen Who Joined ISIS Moved From Refugee Camp After Threats
UK Teen Who Joined ISIS Moved From Refugee Camp After Threats

Shamima Begum left her home in Bethnal Green, east London when she was just 15. The 19-year-old traitor - who was unapologetic about joining the murderous, Britain-hating, Islamist militants - sparked fury days ago when she pleaded with the British Government to allow her to return home with her new baby.

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  • Treasury Secretary Mnuchin details new sanctions against Venezuelan officials
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin details new sanctions against Venezuelan officials

Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA, sanctioned by Western powers, is moving its European headquarters from Lisbon to Moscow, Rodriguez said . A day after Russian Federation and China vetoed a USA and European resolution at the UN Security Council that called for unimpeded aid deliveries, Washington said it was targeting six Venezuelan milita...

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  • President Trump Embraces American Flag Before CPAC Speech
President Trump Embraces American Flag Before CPAC Speech

Trump has repeatedly slammed Powell for raising interest rates too quickly. It was his first public appearance since coming home empty-handed, and to brickbats from all sides, from a nuclear-disarmament summit with North Korea's reclusive leader Kim Jong Un .

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