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World President Trump offers new deal to end government shutdown
Author: 0 President Trump offers new deal to end government shutdown

They call it amnesty, though Trump offers no path to legal status. Trump understands this. The goal of today's proposal wasn't to reach a compromise, it was to get the Democrats to say "no" to a proposal that some swing and/or independent voters might find reasonable.

World Southern Ontario under extreme cold warning
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Almost all of Ontario remained under extreme cold warnings on Saturday afternoon. "Slow down, drive safe", tweeted OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt. We'll get a bit of relief after a milder air mass moves in on Tuesday. People are also reminded to keep their pets indoors. Wind becoming north 30 km/h gusting to 50 in the morning. During the overnight the temperature will drop to -23C - but again - it will feel more like -34C with the wind chill.

World Labour MP says second referendum must remain an option
Author: 0 Labour MP says second referendum must remain an option

Earlier, former Attorney General Dominic Grieve told BBC Radio 4 that it was ridiculous to accuse him of plotting with House of Commons clerks to stop Brexit, as suggested in the Sunday Times . The DIHK Chambers of Commerce, a body that represents German businesses, also argued that the European Union should not offer Britain concessions. His warning came as Labour's Brexit chaos was deepened by Sir Keir Starmer defying Mr Corbyn to insist the party was already in a "new phase" on its ...

World Syrian state media: Bombing targets checkpoint in capital
Author: 0 Syrian state media: Bombing targets checkpoint in capital

The area is popular with skiiers. A second attempted attack in the same area is said to have been thwarted by security forces. Syria's Air Defense Force (SyAD) on Sunday reportedly used a new generation of air defense systems in response to what it alleged were Israeli airstrikes carried out in broad daylight.

World Kenyan authorities investigate local role in Nairobi attack
Author: 0 Kenyan authorities investigate local role in Nairobi attack

That attack by the Somali al-Qaeda affiliate led to a 20-hour siege at the DusitD2 hotel and office complex, which also left 28 injured while some 700 people were rescued. Kenyan investigators say one of the extremists who attacked a hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi this week was a son of a Kenyan military officer.

World Trump offers a Dreamers deal for border-money proposal
Author: 0 Trump offers a Dreamers deal for border-money proposal

The White House declined to provide details late Friday about what the president would be announcing. "Offering some protections back in exchange for the wall is not a compromise but more hostage taking". The Trump White House is prepared for a " very long " shutdown and has taken measures to mitigate the impact. Pence said conservatives should not worry that Trump is providing amnesty to Dreamers, saying, "This is not an amnesty".

World Eight dead in car bomb attack on Colombian police school
Author: 0 Eight dead in car bomb attack on Colombian police school

Colombia's president Ivan Duque Marquez said he is returning immediately due to "act of terrorism" against police. "This will not be an exception", he told a news conference at the school in the south of the city. Auto bombs were frequent during decades of civil war between the state and various leftist rebel groups, as well as in the violence involving the Medellin drug cartel led by dead drug lord Pablo Escobar.

World Residents evacuated after suspected car bomb attack in Londonderry
Author: 0 Residents evacuated after suspected car bomb attack in Londonderry

Northern Irish police gave no further details and said they were carrying out initial investigations. She said: "This incident has shocked the local community". The scene of a suspected vehicle bomb on Bishop Street in Londonderry. Earlier DUP MLA Gary Middleton tweeted: "PSNI have confirmed there were no injuries in the serious incident at Bishop Street".

World El Chapo's wife posts smiling pic on Instagram
Author: 0 El Chapo's wife posts smiling pic on Instagram

This past Thursday, a woman named Lucero Lopez took the stand against El Chapo and revealed some shocking details about a naked escape. "I was his home wife", she said. She said she also trafficked marijuana for him, with instructions to ready 882 pounds for each plane used to transport it from the countryside. He sent her to work the "Golden Triangle" along the Durango, Sinaloa and Chihuahua Mexican state borders, buying "good, handsome and cheap" marijuana, Sanchez said.

World Around 800 Central American migrants access Mexico borders
Author: 0 Around 800 Central American migrants access Mexico borders

The family's plan was to press on to the United States , he said. Honduras migrants walk cross the border bridge between Mexico and Guatemala without authorities registration in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico , Friday, Jan. About 400 remain in a shelter set up for them in Tijuana that is slated to be closed on Wednesday. Honduran Deputy Foreign Minister Nelly Jerez told reporters that there were between 800 and 1,000 people traveling together and headed toward the Agua Caliente border crossing ...

World Congo urged to avert more violence over presidential election
Author: 0 Congo urged to avert more violence over presidential election

On 10 January, DR Congo's electoral commission declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the provisional victor of the December 30 vote with 38.57% against Fayulu's 34.8%. "We should all trust it", he said. The Southern African Development Community (SADC), a bloc that includes Angola and South Africa, initially called for a recount and a unity government.

World Vice President Pence makes surprise appearance at March for Life rally
Author: 0 Vice President Pence makes surprise appearance at March for Life rally

The vice president, accompanied by the second lady Karen Pence, urged the anti-abortion activists to "stand with that love and compassion". Trump spoke via video to participants at this year's March for Life on the National Mall. "And because of that, every life must be valued and every life must be protected". President Trump drew cheers from the crowd as he said that he "will always defend the first right in our Declaration of Independence: the right to life".

World OMG Rudy Giuliani Basically Admitted The Donald Trump Campaign Colluded!
Author: 0 OMG Rudy Giuliani Basically Admitted The Donald Trump Campaign Colluded!

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says he has "never said there was no collusion" between Russian Federation and members of Trump's 2016 White House campaign. The uncertainty surrounding the speech also underscored the unraveling of ceremonial norms and niceties in Trump's Washington, with the shutdown in its fourth week, the White House and Democrats in a stalemate and the impasse draining the finances of hundreds of thousands of federal employees.

World Three migrants die, 15 declared missing off Libyan coast
Author: 0 Three migrants die, 15 declared missing off Libyan coast

In a statement about the latest deadly incident, the Italian navy said that by the time a military plane had spotted the sinking dinghy, there were 20 people aboard. Since the beginning of 2019, no fewer than 83 people have been killed in the Mediterranean, according to the IOM . "We can not turn a blind eye to the high numbers of people dying on Europe's doorstep", said U.N.

World Covington Catholic faces backlash after viral video at DC march
Author: 0 Covington Catholic faces backlash after viral video at DC march

Phillips was reportedly the victim of a separate incident of student harassment in 2015 , when Eastern Michigan University students dressed as Native Americans allegedly threw a beer can at him and shouted racial slurs. "This is indigenous lands. We know this incident also has tainted the entire witness of the March for Life and express our most honest apologies to all those who attended the March and all those who support the pro-life movement".

World Women's March 2019: Thousands march across United States for third year
Author: 0 Women's March 2019: Thousands march across United States for third year

The Women's March Alliance is stressing their denunciation of anti-Semitism , according to the New York Times report. In some cities, like NY and Washington, there were more than one march or demonstration due to criticism that some Women's March leaders are anti-Semitic - a charge those leaders have sought to dispel in recent interviews and statements .

World Nearly 400 migrants detained after crossing under fence into US
Author: 0 Nearly 400 migrants detained after crossing under fence into US

The group was comprised of family units and unaccompanied children, who "promptly" surrendered to agents, according to a Thursday afternoon news release. He planned to travel to San Diego after leaving the processing center. The father said he saved about $5,000 to pay a coyote to quickly get them to the border.

World Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan; crews eject
Author: 0 Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan; crews eject

Two pilots were later rescued during an operation involving several vessels of the country's Pacific Fleet as well as aircraft. However, the fate of both crews still remains unknown. Su-34 is a fighter-bomber capable of conducting strike missions on air, sea and ground targets. He was rescued by a helicopter and is in good condition, according to the ministry.

World Police officer who killed black teenager in Chicago gets almost seven years
Author: 0 Police officer who killed black teenager in Chicago gets almost seven years

But the judge chose to sentence Van Dyke based on the second-degree murder charge and rolled the 16 counts of aggravated battery - one count for each bullet that struck McDonald - into one act. The ex-patrol officer's defense team has asked for probation, while the prosecution has given its blessing for a sentence that could result in Van Dyke's freedom while he's still young enough to rebuild his life.

World Phoenix police: Dead newborn found in Amazon site's restroom
Author: 0 Phoenix police: Dead newborn found in Amazon site's restroom

The baby was treated by emergency workers but was said to be "beyond resuscitation". Fire officials later confirmed the infant had died. According to police , the incident was reported at the facility near 51st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road around 8:30 p.m.

World AM Best warns of increased Brexit uncertainty for UK insurers
Author: 0 AM Best warns of increased Brexit uncertainty for UK insurers

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said that if no agreement is reached, drivers will have to act quickly to ensure they have a Green Card to prove they have insurance. It has warned that those who travel without one may be breaking the law. The proof of insurance applies not only to individual motorists but also to freight companies transporting goods into the EU.

World Top North Korean envoy meets Trump at White House
Author: 0 Top North Korean envoy meets Trump at White House

They say the North Koreans want a second summit because they believe they can extract greater concessions by meeting with Trump directly, as opposed to working with envoys like Pompeo or Steve Biegun, the U.S. Kim Yong Chol , a top aide to Kim Jong Un and the regime's former spy chief, arrived in Washington late Thursday night, staying at a hotel just blocks north of the White House.

World Kirsten Gillibrand Tells Stephen Colbert She's Running For President, Joining Growing List
Author: 0 Kirsten Gillibrand Tells Stephen Colbert She's Running For President, Joining Growing List

US Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA formed an exploratory committee last month and congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said Friday that she will run for president. Gillibrand will base her presidential campaign in Troy, a move that could highlight her roots. Gillibrand, 52, is an Asia expert who studied Mandarin for six months in 1986 in China and in Taiwan, where she once rode a motorcycle without wearing a helmet, she reportedly told the New York Times .

World Manbij attack 'calls for better US-Turkey cooperation' in Syria
Author: 0 Manbij attack 'calls for better US-Turkey cooperation' in Syria

Reuters could not independently verify a report by the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that 14 people had been killed in the attack including two USA soldiers. The spokesperson added that the United States servicemen were killed during an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Manbij. Turkey has long demanded the SDF fighters to move to the east of the Euphrates River in Syria and leave the control of the town of Manbij to the Turkish army and Turkey-backed opposition ...

World Cohen Hired IT Firm to Rig Polls for Trump
Author: 0 Cohen Hired IT Firm to Rig Polls for Trump

According to BuzzFeed , Trump said to Cohen, "Make it happen". Cohen tweeted the allegation after the Wall Street Journal published a story saying he paid thousands of dollars to a man named John Gauger of the company RedFinch to try to boost Trump's standing in two polls.

World UK PM May holds Brexit talks; opposition dubs them a ‘stunt’
Author: 0 UK PM May holds Brexit talks; opposition dubs them a ‘stunt’

This makes it even more lamentable that the biggest opposition party, Labour , which like the Tories went into the last general election pledging to carry Brexit through, is playing dog in the manger. The Labour leader said the "best outcome" for the United Kingdom remains a general election as he raised the prospect of tabling a fresh no-confidence motion in the government, despite Mrs May winning Wednesday's vote.

World Americans Killed in Syria Attack Identified
Author: 0 Americans Killed in Syria Attack Identified

Louis, Missouri. It said Farmer was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), at Fort Campbell , Ky. The announcement said he died in Landstuhl, Germany, "as a result of wounds sustained from small arms fire".

World Negotiations Between Teachers Union, LAUSD to Resume on Strike’s 4th Day Thursday
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A breakthrough came Wednesday night when Mayor Eric Garcetti, who has voiced support for the teachers' cause, announced both sides had agreed to reopen negotiations on Thursday, subject to mediation by his office. The union has been calling for the hiring of more teachers and support staff, such as nurses, counselors and librarians, along with reduced class sizes.