• Donald Trump complicates 'Dreamer' debate
Donald Trump complicates 'Dreamer' debate

Cotton's ultimatum alluded to President Trump's recent declaration that he would veto any bill that doesn't match his list of immigration demands. McConnell will need support from Democrats to get a bill across the finish line in the Senate, where he holds a majority of just 51 members. "This proposal has my support and during this week of fa...

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  • Manhattan Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison
Manhattan Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison

Prosecutors said Rahimi even tried radicalizing fellow inmates inside Manhattan's notorious Metropolitan Correctional Center by "distributing propaganda and publications issued by terrorist organizations". He became a naturalized United States citizen in 2011. She lambasted Rahimi for not apologising to his victims. Discs of the materials were fo...

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  • White House Hoping to Deliver Food to The Poor to Save Money
White House Hoping to Deliver Food to The Poor to Save Money

Formerly known as food stamps , SNAP offers services to millions of individuals and families like Megan Marin. As part of the new 2019 budget proposal , recipients would be entered into the new " America's Harvest Box " programme and will receive about half their benefits in the form of a food box, rather than buying the food themselv...

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  • Chicago Police Commander Shot and Killed Responding to Robbery
Chicago Police Commander Shot and Killed Responding to Robbery

Cmdr. Paul Bauer was shot multiple times Tuesday afternoon after he 'saw the offender and engaged in an armed physical confrontation, ' Superintendent Eddie Johnson said. 'And I said to the girl next to me, 'Is that what I think it is?' And she said 'Yep.' I said 'Aw geez. These are all crimes against the community. "His death is a tragic rem...

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  • Three Weinstein Circumstances Despatched to Prosecutors for Doable Fees
Three Weinstein Circumstances Despatched to Prosecutors for Doable Fees

Police in Beverly Hills also submitted cases on Weinstein to the District Attorney's office. British police are investigating sexual misdeed claims brought by nine women against Weinstein, according to various media reports. In the wake of the #MeToo movement , the office formed a special task force past year to handle high-profile sex-crime a...

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  • NSA Used Twitter To Send Coded Messages To Russian Contact
NSA Used Twitter To Send Coded Messages To Russian Contact

A Russian man promising stolen hacking tools and compromising information on President Donald Trump fleeced American spies for US$100,000 previous year, The New York Times reported Friday. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible links between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Moscow, as well as possible obstruction of ...

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  • Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal
Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal

Chain migration has become the chief sticking point in the Senate's immigration negotiations, with Democrats and some Republicans looking for ways to keep most of the current system intact while not rewarding the very parents who brought "Dreamers" to the US illegally.

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  • 3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, police say
3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, police say

He did not have details of the crash. Images of the crash site online showed flames and black smoke shooting from a ravine. The company says it flies roughly 600,000 passengers a year on Grand Canyon and other tours. The aircraft came down at about 17:20 local time (00:20 GMT) on Saturday. "Quartermaster Canyon is an extremely remote area". ...

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  • No survivors in Russian plane crash
No survivors in Russian plane crash

There were 65 passengers and six crew on the plane. The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, expressed his condolences to the families and friends of those who had died in the crash and tasked the government with setting up a special commission to investigate.

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  • Senator delays vote on US budget deal
Senator delays vote on US budget deal

But if it is not passed , most federal departments and agencies shut down. The measure's advance had been delayed by Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul blocked the bill from passing before a midnight deadline, forcing a partial government shutdown .

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  • Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria
Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria

The Afrin invasion, launched on 20 January, aims to the prevent the YPG from establishing a statelet on Turkey's borders, which they fear could become a base for PKK attacks in Turkey . Pro-government forces and Kurdish-led forces have fought each other elsewhere in Syria and Damascus opposes the Kurds' demands for autonomy. "A fighting army c...

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  • Ramaphosa using Mandela's 'strategy of being careful' to deal with Zuma issue
Ramaphosa using Mandela's 'strategy of being careful' to deal with Zuma issue

He also promised to tackle corruption . Addressing an ANC rally in the eastern province of Mpumalanga, Gwede Mantashe said ANC officials should be fearless and must be able to make hard decisions, but leaders had a duty to "analyze and mitigate risks".

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  • Westerville Police say one officer killed, one in critical condition Saturday
Westerville Police say one officer killed, one in critical condition Saturday

Officer Eric Joering, 39, died at the scene, and Officer Anthony Morelli, 54, died from his wounds at a hospital. Earlier in the day city officials said they were investigating an officer-involved shooting. "We will miss both of these officers because they were pillars in our department", he says. No word is yet available on the suspect's conditi...

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  • BJP govt in K'taka led by Yeddyurappabroke records in corruption: Rahul
BJP govt in K'taka led by Yeddyurappabroke records in corruption: Rahul

He said the people of the country wants to know what is lying ahead and not expect a top man to look at the past. Launching the party's "Janaashirwada Yatra" in Hospete, he said the Prime Minister in his hour-long speech in Parliament spoke only of the Congress and its past history, but did not spell out his plans to take India forward.

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  • Israel launches `large-scale assault´ on Syria after…
Israel launches `large-scale assault´ on Syria after…

Israel's chief military spokesman, Brigadier General Ronen Manelis, said Iran is directly held responsible for the incident. The Syrian state news agency SANA quoted an unidentified military source as saying Syrian forces had responded with anti-aircraft fire to an Israel act of "aggression" against a military base and that more than one Isr...

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  • Hopes fade of finding more survivors in Taiwan
Hopes fade of finding more survivors in Taiwan

An employee at the Marshal Hotel was killed after the ground floor caved in, CNA said. The Hualien quake came exactly two years to the day after a similar-sized tremor struck the western city of Tainan, killing 117 people. The Taiwanese travel retailer Tasa Meng has donated NT$3m (US$102,330) to disaster relief funds for people affected by the ...

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  • Indian army officer killed, 4 soldiers injured in Jammu attack
Indian army officer killed, 4 soldiers injured in Jammu attack

Three Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists barged into the JCO family quarters in the garrison of the 36 Army Brigade and opened fire. With the death of the third militant, the army sources say the operation is not over yet. Para commandos were airlifted from the army's Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur town to flush out the holed-up terrorists, w...

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  • NASA officially logs Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster as a celestial object
NASA officially logs Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster as a celestial object

In what may prove to be a metaphor for Tesla, just Tuesday (Feb. 6) the company's first electric sports auto, the Roadster, rode into orbit, perched above the world's most powerful rocket, the Falcon Heavy . This is an increase of 33 percent compared to a year ago but still not enough to keep the company above water. The company said it's "s...

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  • United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with N. Korea ceremonial leader
United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with N. Korea ceremonial leader

Most notably, North Korea's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam, and Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, were both in attendance at the Opening Ceremony . However, analyst Robert E Kelly of Pusan National University tweeted that the inter-Korean relations would "return to form" . Katie Hollimon also didn't hesitate to book her trip from Mi...

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  • Duterte to personally plead for Kuwait OFWs
Duterte to personally plead for Kuwait OFWs

Kuwait is a top destination for Filipino workers. Nevertheless, Duterte, who met the Kuwaiti Ambassador Musaed Saleh Althwaikh on Thursday, said he was planning to visit Kuwait "to plead my case". How come my countrymen are now suffering brutality, cruelty, and death? "And you seem to be oblivious about it", he continued. Duterte made the state...

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