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Trump Insists On Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Trump Insists On Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Senators reintroduced that legislation this week in hopes it could pass in the House this congressional session. But many saw a potential Trojan horse in the language of McConnell's amendment, arguing that Trump's more hawkish advisers might see a measure seeking a commitment to hostilities in Syria and Afghanistan as permission to fight wars they believe Congress never authorized. Read More

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Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid

Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid

Amid speculation of Booker's presidential aspirations, the New Jersey senator revealed in December 2018 he would make a decision on whether or not to launch a 2020 presidential run over the holiday season. Cory Booker to the mix now. Booker is one of several senators running for president or seriously considering it. In some ways, Booker is a political heir to former President Jimmy Carter, who in the aftermath of the Nixon administration pledged a government "as good and honest and ... Read More

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Chris Christie Explains How Trump ‘Blew It’ With Government Shutdown

Chris Christie Explains How Trump ‘Blew It’ With Government Shutdown

Christie said he warned Trump beforehand that "if you're going to do this, you'd better have an exit plan". The View's Sunny Hostin put former New Jersey governor and author of Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics Chris Christie on the spot Tuesday, forcing the ex-governor to explain his support for then-candidate Donald Trump after the campaign went after him for his role in shutting down the George Washington Bridge in ... Read More

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Matthew Whitaker: Mueller Probe ‘Close To Being Completed’

Matthew Whitaker: Mueller Probe ‘Close To Being Completed’

He suggested his impression of the investigation might be different now, because the statements he had made in opposition to the Mueller probe were "as a private citizen only with publicly-available information". The special counsel's office declined to comment to CNBC. Russian Federation denies any wrongdoing in the 2016 election. Whitaker didn't say exactly when he thought the investigation would end. Read More

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Trump ally Roger Stone pleads not guilty to Russian Federation probe charges

Trump ally Roger Stone pleads not guilty to Russian Federation probe charges

However, I think the Mueller investigation is really at the bottom of the barrel when they're looking at people like this. "For instance, Donald Trump ". The indictment said Stone told members of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign that he had advance knowledge of plans by the WikiLeaks website to release damaging emails about Trump's Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton . Read More

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Roger Stone Tells Tucker Carlson: This is About Silencing Me

Roger Stone Tells Tucker Carlson: This is About Silencing Me

It was the first move in months by the special prosecutor probing Russian collusion in the 2016 U.S. election and whether Trump and his people tried to obstruct justice. The network has said it sent a camera crew to Stone's house following a hunch after grand jury activity the previous day. "Have you ever had any conversations with the president during the campaign or since the campaign about Russian Federation or the Mueller investigation?" But days later Mr Stone wrote a piece for ... Read More

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JUST IN | Senate to Reconvene Tuesday, Debate Onnoghen's Suspension

JUST IN | Senate to Reconvene Tuesday, Debate Onnoghen's Suspension

A source in the National Assembly disclosed that the lawmakers would reconvene to discuss the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria . "Although the question of foreign interference, whether state sponsored, promoted or otherwise has dominated recent elections and outcomes globally, the federal government assures citizens and the global community that it will fiercely and assiduously promote the will and the right of Nigerians to choose and elect their leaders ... Read More

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Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

Hathaway is receiving medical treatment for cuts and scrapes at Carolina East Medical Center, said Shelley Lynch, spokeswoman for the FBI Charlotte field office. Temperatures in Craven County reached the mid-30s overnight Tuesday . Some volunteers had to be turned away because of the hard conditions search teams are facing. Read More

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

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

Heavy downpours will be possible as winds gust up near 35 miles per hour! Bitterly cold wind chills lead Environment Canada to issue an extreme cold warning for Greater Sudbury and the vicinity (File). Fortunately, it will begin to moderate by Tuesday and we could be back up to 30 or so. Due to the wickedly cold temperatures, be sure to bundle up before heading out the door. Read More

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Extreme cold and snow squall warnings issued

Extreme cold and snow squall warnings issued

NOTE: The Winter Weather Advisory issued Saturday evening expired at 10 a.m. Sunday morning. Clouds are clearing out this morning, so expect sunshine for the afternoon. "Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill". Risks are greatest for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter, the warning said. Read More

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Ghanaians condemn killing of journalist

Ghanaians condemn killing of journalist

Mr Suale reportedly died instantly after being shot in the chest and neck by gunmen who were reported to have sped away on motor bicycles after the act. In excerpts of the viral video, Mr Ken Agyapong who appears to be on a show on his television station, NET2 Television, displayed pictures of Ahmed, and described him as a risky man and told viewers that he lived in Madina. Read More

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USA shutdown 2.0: What lies ahead for Trump administration

USA shutdown 2.0: What lies ahead for Trump administration

While 36 percent of those polled for UtahPolicy.comsay the president bears the most responsibility for what is the longest shutdown in US history, 32 percent place the blame on Democrats in the House and Senate. Some have mentioned that tactic as a way of letting vulnerable GOP senators demonstrate they want to end the shutdown , but many Republicans have no desire to defy Trump and risk retribution from the president's loyal legion of voters. Read More

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Winter Storm Warnings now in effect, several inches of snow expected

Winter Storm Warnings now in effect, several inches of snow expected

Heavier snowfall is expected to the east and north of the Kansas City area, where between 4 and 8 inches of snow is possible during the same 24-hour period. 'Heavy snow will begin by Friday evening over the central plains and then progress eastward by the weekend, ' the NWS advised. Snow develops toward midnight tonight (perhaps a little sooner for those of you in Lenawee and Washtenaw Counties). Read More

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Winter storm hits US Midwest leaving at least five dead

Winter storm hits US Midwest leaving at least five dead

Along with Washington and Baltimore, Philadelphia is predicted to get 1 to 2 inches of snow, and there is a possibility of light accumulation in NY along the storm's northern edge. In a tweet Saturday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said it had responded to 57 injuries, 878 crashes, 1,790 stranded motorists and 3,918 calls for service. Read More

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Revoking Article 50 is the only sensible course, says Sir John Major

Revoking Article 50 is the only sensible course, says Sir John Major

Hunt warned: "If we were, as a political class, not to deliver Brexit, that would be a fundamental breach of trust between the people and the politicians". Although the British Prime Minister had postponed the vote which had originally been set for December in order to get enough lawmakers from her own party or others to back the deal she has made with Brussels, she is still reportedly expected to lose the vote. Read More

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