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Day 2 of shutdown: Trump, Democrats, Republicans all play the blame game

Day 2 of shutdown: Trump, Democrats, Republicans all play the blame game This was the first government shutdown to occur as a president marked the anniversary of his inauguration, as occurred Saturday. President Donald Trump and Chuck Schumer , Senate Democratic leader, met on Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in a partisan stare-down over politically fraught legislation to p... [Full Article...]

Adams County sheriff's deputy dies in shooting

Adams County sheriff's deputy dies in shooting The Adams County Sheriff's Office had established a large perimeter near in Thornton to search for suspects. The deputy's condition is unknown at this time. Some residents reported a tense scene in the community in the immediate aftermath of the shooting, with SWAT teams searching for a suspect. The incident happened in the area of 88th Ave. [Full Article...]

UC regents delay decision on proposed tuition increase

UC regents delay decision on proposed tuition increase Gavin Newsom, a UC regent who is also vying to succeed Brown as governor, and others had blasted the January vote as premature. Campus graduate student Kavitha Iyengar said the UC Student Workers Union has historically been an undergraduate-led movement in opposition to such increases. [Full Article...]

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says On Capitol Hill, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified under oath Tuesday that she "did not hear" Trump use the vulgarity to describe African countries. In fact, she still phones the President - reaching him in the Oval Office or the White House residences. He painted many Mexican immigrants as rapist and criminals. [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan; two dead

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan; two dead Save the Children said in a statement that its aid reaches nearly 1.4 million children throughout Afghanistan . Some witnesses said the gunmen appeared to have been wearing police uniforms, a common tactic, but there was no immediate official confirmation. [Full Article...]

Backstage News On WrestleMania Plans For Roman Reigns And The Miz

Backstage News On WrestleMania Plans For Roman Reigns And The Miz The fact that The Undertaker is yet to officially retire or the WWE make a statement one way or the other is probably a sure-fire sign that he is not done from in-ring competition just yet. Since then, he has hinted that their differences were not resolved with that one match and his assault on Cena at Raw 25 only confirmed that they have unfinished business. [Full Article...]

RNC chair: Question that disturbed Federal Bureau of Investigation official was just Trump's casual conversation

RNC chair: Question that disturbed Federal Bureau of Investigation official was just Trump's casual conversation McCabe reportedly responded that he did not vote, but Trump then told him he was angry that McCabe's wife Jill had received hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations during her state senate bid from a political action committee that was run by Terry McAuliffe, the former Virginia Governor and close associate of Bill and Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Allegations against Keillor far beyond single touch

Allegations against Keillor far beyond single touch For NPR News, I'm Matt Sepic in St. Paul. Before Keillor's alleged misbehavior was made public, he wrote an, published November 28, defending Al Franken after accused the former senator of kissing and grabbing her without her consent. He says the investigation turned up information he could not ignore. President and CEO of MPR Jon McTaggart stated the following in response to the new allegat... [Full Article...]

USA shutdown ends as Congress passes bill

USA shutdown ends as Congress passes bill Democrats had blocked funding , demanding amnesty for migrants brought into the USA as children illegally. The final vote stood at 81-18. However, the spending bill passed by the Senate is for three weeks, not the four that the House approved. [Full Article...]

Trump says could grant 'Dreamers' citizenship in 10-12 years

Trump says could grant 'Dreamers' citizenship in 10-12 years Trump also once again equivocated on whether he might extend the deadline for DACA permits to begin expiring if Congress can't get ready in time -- a possibility that if left open could complicate the sense of urgency in Congress to reach a deal. [Full Article...]

'Logan' Director James Mangold Talks Oscar Nomination For Best Adapted Screenplay

'Logan' Director James Mangold Talks Oscar Nomination For Best Adapted Screenplay ET/4 p.m. PT. Logan is arguably one of the best superhero movies ever made. How big of a deal is that? . Rather than expand their horizons with more genre films, they had a tendency to nominate more stereotypical Oscar fare movies. "'I can spend more than you, I can blow up more than you, '" Mangold explained. Logan , for its part, played out more like a simmering arthouse film, an apocal... [Full Article...]

Henry Bolton promises wholesale reform of Ukip

Henry Bolton promises wholesale reform of Ukip He took aim at the National Executive Committee (NEC ) which held a vote of no confidence. The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), which transformed British politics by securing a referendum on European Union membership, was plunged into chaos on Monday (22 January) over the fate of its leader whose lover made racist comments about Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle , writes Guy F... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief following India-Pakistan border situation in JK, encourages dialogue

United Nations chief following India-Pakistan border situation in JK, encourages dialogue Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations secretary general at a regular news briefing in NY said Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over firing incidents at the LoC and the Working Boundary and is also following the situation. [Full Article...]

Monkey see, monkey two: Are cloned monkeys a step closer to people?

Monkey see, monkey two: Are cloned monkeys a step closer to people? With identical populations, scientists can do more accurate research. "We're excited, extremely excited", said Mu-ming Poo of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (lead author on this research) per NPR . "Every other day, they seem more active and their motor system is much more developed and (there are) no signs of abnormality". They anticipate that the method could be used to produce monke... [Full Article...]

Flynn Concealed FBI Interview From White House, Trump

The investigation includes looking into possible ties between Trump's campaign and the country and whether Trump obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey . Trump later told reporters that Flynn was sacked from the position " because of what he said to Mike Pence ", while later adding "with all that being said, I think he's a fine man". [Full Article...]

Carles Puigdemont vows to form new Catalan government, escapes European Union warrant

Carles Puigdemont vows to form new Catalan government, escapes European Union warrant Puigdemont has largely remained in Belgium since charges were brought against him, along with several other pro-independence Catalan parliamentarians, but visited Denmark in order to make a public address at the Danish Parliament and clear up confusion about his intentions, following controversy regarding the possibility that he might try to govern from overseas. [Full Article...]

NAFTA do or die? Pivotal round of talks begins in Montreal

NAFTA do or die? Pivotal round of talks begins in Montreal Ujczo would have put the odds of US withdrawal at 70% around New Year's Eve, he said, but with recent lobbying efforts, particularly on behalf of the USA farming industry, he believes they have slightly declined over the past few weeks. There is also poultry access issues. "NAFTA has a dynamic all of its own", Verheul said. The United States pulled out of an earlier version of that deal. [Full Article...]

Family Research Council president: Evangelicals gave Trump a "mulligan" on personal behavior

Family Research Council president: Evangelicals gave Trump a Perkins stated that Trump , despite the president's alleged moral failure, had the support of religious right because of his pro-life stance and "constitutionally conservative" politics. "They have no voice of authority anymore for me". Perkins himself was at the forefront of this messaging offensive. "[Evangelical Christians] were exhausted of being kicked around by Barack Obama and his left... [Full Article...]

'OPB Politics Now': Oregon Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Measure 101

'OPB Politics Now': Oregon Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Measure 101 The changes are aimed at decreasing what the state will have to pay to run the program, which was expanded to cover many more people under the Affordable Care Act. The state acknowledged those concerns, and noted the waiver "in and of itself is not enough to guarantee successful transitions to other health insurance". [Full Article...]

Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis

Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis Even odder, teams of camouflage soldiers bit into the wiggling Cobra snakes, blood oozing from their mouths, and drank their blood. Eating snakes is actually a common military ritual , with some USA troops training in the practice to prepare them for jungle warfare. [Full Article...]


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