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Tornado causes significant damage in downtown Wetumpka, Alabama

USA Today2019-01-20 01:13:06+00:00

Tornado causes significant damage in downtown Wetumpka, Alabama Author:
Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis said a senior center is severely damaged and the police department also was damaged. ...Read full article

The Latest: Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges protests

Associated Press2019-01-20 01:11:59

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Congo's election runner-up Martin Fayulu is urging nationwide protests after the Constitutional Court rejected his challenges to the vote and confirmed that Felix … ...Read full article

Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well for six days

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-20 01:10:49

Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well for six days Author:
Julen Roselló, aged two, fell down the 100m borehole while out walking with his parents near Málaga ...Read full article

The Latest: Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blast

Associated Press2019-01-20 01:09:08

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TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on a pipeline fire in Mexico (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says the death toll from an explosion at a punctured pipeline in central Mexico has risen to 73, while the number of injured stands … ...Read full article

Outcry after Kentucky students in Maga hats mock Native American veteran

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-20 01:04:28

Outcry after Kentucky students in Maga hats mock Native American veteran Author:
Teenagers from Covington Catholic High School filmed jeering at Nathan Phillips and chanting ‘build that wall’ ...Read full article

A scaled-down, but still angry, Women's March returns

Associated Press2019-01-20 01:04:08

A scaled-down, but still angry, Women's March returns Author: ASHRAF KHALIL
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women's March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed directly at President Donald… ...Read full article

Congo court declares Felix Tshisekedi is elected president

Associated Press2019-01-20 01:02:45

Congo court declares Felix Tshisekedi is elected president Author: SALEH MWANAMILONGO
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Martin Fayulu, who had alleged fraud. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition le… ...Read full article

The Latest: Laquan McDonald killing prompts political action

Associated Press2019-01-20 00:55:15

The Latest: Laquan McDonald killing prompts political action Author:
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on cases stemming from the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer. (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police… ...Read full article

Hoyer urges Trump, McConnell to stop 'holding government hostage and end the shutdown'

Fox News2019-01-20 00:54:41.2324331

Hoyer urges Trump, McConnell to stop 'holding government hostage and end the shutdown' Author: Fox News
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Can Democrats afford to turn down a border security proposal that includes a DACA deal?

Fox News2019-01-20 00:46:29.1345409

Can Democrats afford to turn down a border security proposal that includes a DACA deal? Author: Fox News
Democratic strategist Joel Rubin and District Media Group president Beverly Hallberg weigh in on whether or not Democrats will agree to Trump’s new border security deal. ...Read full article

DR Congo court upholds election result

BBC News2019-01-20 00:37:47

DR Congo court upholds election result Author: BBC News
The court rejects an appeal against Etienne Tshisekedi's victory launched by his defeated rival. ...Read full article

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 71, leaves nightmare of ash

Associated Press2019-01-20 00:16:53

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 71, leaves nightmare of ash Author: MARK STEVENSON
TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — Gerardo Perez returned Saturday to the scorched field in central Mexico where he'd seen an illegal pipeline tap burst into flames to see if he could recognize missing friends. He couldn't. Only a handful of the remains had skin. Do… ...Read full article

Trump offers DACA protections in exchange for border wall; Democrats opposed

USA Today2019-01-20 00:10:00+00:00

Trump offers DACA protections in exchange for border wall; Democrats opposed Author:
As the shutdown neared a month, President Donald Trump used a White House speech Saturday to outline what he called “a common sense compromise." ...Read full article

Football journeyman to video game star

BBC News2019-01-20 00:05:33

Football journeyman to video game star Author: BBC News
Championship Manager legend Cherno Samba now hopes to become a manager himself. ...Read full article

Row over US teens taunting Native American

BBC News2019-01-19 23:57:02

Row over US teens taunting Native American Author: BBC News
Footage of youths, many wearing Make America Great Again caps, mocking a Native American goes viral. ...Read full article

'It's anyone's guess what happens next': Democrats shoot down Trump's plan to end shutdown

USA Today2019-01-19 23:55:57+00:00

'It's anyone's guess what happens next': Democrats shoot down Trump's plan to end shutdown Author:
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called Trump's proposal "unacceptable" and said it was a "non-starter' that wouldn't pass in Congress. ...Read full article

One person dies in a crash as winter snowstorm slams Midwest before sweeping East

USA Today2019-01-19 23:50:41+00:00

One person dies in a crash as winter snowstorm slams Midwest before sweeping East Author:
Forecasters warn of near-blizzard conditions in some areas, with up to 6 inches of snow in New York City. ...Read full article

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Associated Press2019-01-19 23:41:34

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal Author: JILL COLVIN, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown impasse and fund his long-promised border wall, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protection for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But while Trump cast the mov… ...Read full article

Democratic lawmakers reject Trump's latest immigration proposal

CNN2019-01-19 23:39:13

Democratic lawmakers reject Trump's latest immigration proposal Author: Sophie Tatum
Democratic lawmakers on Saturday rejected President Donald Trump's proposal to extend some non-permanent protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding. ...Read full article

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets

Associated Press2019-01-19 23:31:16

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets Author: HOPE YEN and CALVIN WOODWARD
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump's Washington. Trump assailed Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for playing on the beach in Puerto Rico, though she never went. H… ...Read full article

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 71, witnesses describe horror

Reuters2019-01-19 23:30:26

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 71, witnesses describe horror Author: Anthony Esposito
At least 71 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast. ...Read full article

U.S. Senator Graham: a rash U.S. pullout from Syria will create 'Iraq on steroids'

Reuters2019-01-19 23:28:48

U.S. Senator Graham: a rash U.S. pullout from Syria will create 'Iraq on steroids' Author: Reuters Editorial
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed, warning that, if not thought through, the pullout can create an "Iraq on steroids". ...Read full article

Lawmaker: Trump extracting ransom on DACA is rich - CNN Video

CNN2019-01-19 23:23:13.3892593

Lawmaker: Trump extracting ransom on DACA is rich - CNN Video Author:
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) says she does not support President Trump's offer to extend temporary protections for DACA recipients and individuals with Temporary Protection status because he previously rescinded some of those protections. ...Read full article

Somebody left an anonymous gift for me – I hope I never find out who did it

Fox News2019-01-19 23:22:55.0346562

Somebody left an anonymous gift for me – I hope I never find out who did it Author: Fox News
A few years ago, I moved to a window office at work and sent an email around letting everyone know I had relocated. In the email, I jokingly invited everyone to come by for a “tour” of the new space and apologized that I didn’t have any hors d’oeuvres for my … ...Read full article

Read: President Trump's address on immigration proposal, ending shutdown

CNN2019-01-19 23:20:30

Read: President Trump's address on immigration proposal, ending shutdown Author:
The following is a transcript of President Donald Trump's address to the nation regarding his proposal to end the partial government shutdown. ...Read full article

On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa

Reuters2019-01-19 23:20:02

On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa Author: Ginger Gibson
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in 2020. ...Read full article

Factbox: What's in Trump's immigration offer to end U.S. shutdown?

Reuters2019-01-19 22:57:37

Factbox: What's in Trump's immigration offer to end U.S. shutdown? Author: Jan Wolfe
U.S. President Donald Trump laid out a proposal on Saturday to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, standing by his demand for $5.7 billion to build a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border but offering some concessions to Democrats. ...Read full article

The Latest: Slick road leads to 15-vehicle Missouri pileup

Associated Press2019-01-19 22:55:17

The Latest: Slick road leads to 15-vehicle Missouri pileup Author:
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in the Midwest and New England (all times local): 6 p.m. A 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 in southeastern Missouri as snow from a massive winter storm swept through the area and slicked road… ...Read full article

Rove warns Senate GOP: Don't put only focus on base

The Hill2019-01-19 22:44:09

Rove warns Senate GOP: Don't put only focus on base Author: Alexander Bolton
Former White House political strategist Karl Rove warned Senate Republicans in a meeting this week not to become overly reliant on their conservative base as they head into what could be a tough 2020 presidential election ...Read full article

Police speak to Philip for not wearing seatbelt

BBC News2019-01-19 22:25:58

Police speak to Philip for not wearing seatbelt Author: BBC News
The duke was seen driving at Sandringham, two days after a crash that injured two women. ...Read full article

Fact-checking Trump's border speech and DACA offer

CNN2019-01-19 22:23:48

Fact-checking Trump's border speech and DACA offer Author: Priscilla Alvarez and Holmes Lybrand, CNN
President Donald Trump laid out a broad immigration deal in an address from the Roosevelt Room on Saturday that would fund his signature border wall in exchange for protections for more than one million immigrants. ...Read full article

Roseanne Barr calls Natalie Portman 'repulsive' for Israel award snub: 'It was really sickening'

Fox News2019-01-19 22:22:54.6304574

Roseanne Barr calls Natalie Portman 'repulsive' for Israel award snub: 'It was really sickening' Author: Fox News
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President Trump outlines new border security proposal to end partial government shutdown

Fox News2019-01-19 21:53:08.0218678

President Trump outlines new border security proposal to end partial government shutdown Author: Fox News
Trump says that his plan is a common sense compromise that both parties should enthusiastically support. ...Read full article

'Blatant racism': Ky. high school faces backlash after video shows students surrounding indigenous marchers

USA Today2019-01-19 21:50:17+00:00

'Blatant racism': Ky. high school faces backlash after video shows students surrounding indigenous marchers Author:
A Catholic high school in Kentucky faced backlash Saturday after the video showed a group of young men surrounding indigenous marchers in Washington. ...Read full article

Senate to take up Trump's border-immigration plan next week

The Hill2019-01-19 21:47:52

Senate to take up Trump's border-immigration plan next week Author: Jordain Carney
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Saturday that the Senate will take up President Trump's plan to tie more than $5 billion for the border wall to temporary legal protections for some undocumented immigrants next week. ...Read full article

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

Associated Press2019-01-19 21:43:32

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents Author: RACHEL D'ORO
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright's sense of safety. They shake the earth far less than the 7.0 magnitude quake that sent a mirror, TV and dishes crashi… ...Read full article

Opinion writer for BuzzFeed disagrees with their decision to publish an article about the Mueller probe

Fox News2019-01-19 21:38:14.8424545

Opinion writer for BuzzFeed disagrees with their decision to publish an article about the Mueller probe Author: Fox News
Democratic strategist Antjuan Seawright says that until an official report from Robert Mueller about the Russia probe has been published no premature judgements should be made. ...Read full article

Londonderry: Suspected car bomb explosion investigated

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 21:38:13

Londonderry: Suspected car bomb explosion investigated Author:
Police Service of Northern Ireland warn public to stay away from Bishop Street in city centre ...Read full article

Will Democrats fund the wall if Trump were to give permanent stay to DACA recipients?

Fox News2019-01-19 21:38:11.9877157

Will Democrats fund the wall if Trump were to give permanent stay to DACA recipients? Author: Fox News
Radio host Michael Koolidge weighs in on what President Trump might say in his major announcement. ...Read full article

Trump offers immigration compromise to end partial shutdown; Dems cool to offer

Fox News2019-01-19 21:38:09.6544779

Trump offers immigration compromise to end partial shutdown; Dems cool to offer Author: Fox News
President Trump, in a televised White House address Saturday, offered Democrats a compromise package on immigration in an effort to end the partial government shutdown -- although Democrats dismissed the olive branch as a "non-starter" before Trump even spoke. ...Read full article

Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown

Reuters2019-01-19 21:38:07

Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown Author: Steve Holland
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leading Democrats had already said they rejected the plan. ...Read full article

Women around the world march against austerity and violence

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 21:36:14

Women around the world march against austerity and violence Author: Nosheen Iqbal
Tens of thousands take to city streets to protest against violence and the impact of austerity on their lives ...Read full article

Trump pitches new plan to reopen government amid Dem pushback

The Hill2019-01-19 21:36:12

Trump pitches new plan to reopen government amid Dem pushback Author: Jordain Carney
President Trump on Saturday pitched linking funding for the border wall with temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants as a pathway out of the weeks-long partial shutdown, but quickly ran into pushback from Democrats. ...Read full article

Trump makes immigration offer to end shutdown

BBC News2019-01-19 21:18:57

Trump makes immigration offer to end shutdown Author: BBC News
But his concession on so-called Dreamers is rejected by Democrats in advance as "unacceptable". ...Read full article

'Represent us!': Women's March returns amid controversy over anti-Semitism

USA Today2019-01-19 21:13:14+00:00

'Represent us!': Women's March returns amid controversy over anti-Semitism Author:
The Women's March remains a potent, if diminished, force. ...Read full article

Defiant John Bercow ‘set to stay as speaker’

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 21:01:00

Defiant John Bercow ‘set to stay as speaker’ Author: Toby Helm, Michael Savage
Friends say he could exercise right to remain in Commons chair in face of threat to withhold peerage over alleged Brexit ‘bias’ ...Read full article

Pelosi: Trump proposals to reopen government a ‘non-starter’

The Hill2019-01-19 21:00:23

Pelosi: Trump proposals to reopen government a ‘non-starter’ Author: Tal Axelrod
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Saturday called reports of a deal to be proposed by President Trump to end a record-long partial government shutdown a “non-starter.” ...Read full article

Women's March 2019: Thousands march across US for third year

Al Jazeera English2019-01-19 20:51:00

Women's March 2019: Thousands march across US for third year Author: Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath
Women and supporters across the US march against Trump amid government shutdown and controversy within the movement. ...Read full article

Trump thanks Mueller for disputing Buzzfeed report that claims president directed Cohen to lie

USA Today2019-01-19 20:49:30+00:00

Trump thanks Mueller for disputing Buzzfeed report that claims president directed Cohen to lie Author:
Trump blasts BuzzFeed News report and the media in general over a Michael Cohen story. ...Read full article

House Speaker Pelosi rejects Trump plan to reopen government

Reuters2019-01-19 20:45:31

House Speaker Pelosi rejects Trump plan to reopen government Author: Reuters Editorial
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday said an upcoming proposal by President Donald Trump to provide temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants in return for building a wall on the southwestern border with Mexico was "unac… ...Read full article

Former U.S. figure skating champion dies by suicide after being suspended from sport

USA Today2019-01-19 20:45:19+00:00

Former U.S. figure skating champion dies by suicide after being suspended from sport Author:
John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion who was suspended by the U.S. Center for SafeSport and U.S. Figure Skating, has died. ...Read full article

'About 170 dead' in migrant shipwrecks

BBC News2019-01-19 20:37:51

'About 170 dead' in migrant shipwrecks Author: BBC News
The UNHCR fears about 170 migrants have died in two separate shipwrecks in the Mediterranean. ...Read full article

Ministers urged to halt right-to-buy scheme over level of private rentals

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 20:34:14

Ministers urged to halt right-to-buy scheme over level of private rentals Author: Michael Savage
More than 40% of former council homes now let out by private landlords, costing local authorities millions ...Read full article

Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day

Reuters2019-01-19 20:30:09

Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day Author: Alex Dobuzinskis
Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, as educators took a weekend break from picket lines. ...Read full article

John Coughlin, two-time US pairs skating champion, dies by suicide day after being suspended

Fox News2019-01-19 20:22:55.5419891

John Coughlin, two-time US pairs skating champion, dies by suicide day after being suspended Author: Fox News
John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs skating champion, has died Friday just one day after he was suspended for unspecified allegations. ...Read full article

U.S. Travel Pain Grows as Winter Storm, TSA Sickouts Worsen

Bloomberg2019-01-19 20:22:00+00:00

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Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

Reuters2019-01-19 20:13:43

Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow Author: Alex Dobuzinskis
A winter storm that has blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing the cancellation of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling. ...Read full article

Democrats signal they'll reject Trump shutdown proposal

The Hill2019-01-19 20:06:19

Democrats signal they'll reject Trump shutdown proposal Author: Jordain Carney
Democrats are signaling they will reject a forthcoming proposal from President Trump to link border money to temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants as a path out of the partial government shutdown. ...Read full article

Clashes break out in France as 'yellow vests' stage latest protest

Reuters2019-01-19 19:44:27

Clashes break out in France as 'yellow vests' stage latest protest Author: Noemie Olive
Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday, as an estimated 84,000 "yellow vests" demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government. ...Read full article

Two dead after pigeon droppings infection at Glasgow hospital

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 19:38:39

Two dead after pigeon droppings infection at Glasgow hospital Author: David Connett
Patients are believed to have inhaled cryptococcus at Queen Elizabeth University hospital ...Read full article

Rape victim who gave birth at Phoenix nursing facility is not in a coma, lawyer says

USA Today2019-01-19 19:15:19+00:00

Rape victim who gave birth at Phoenix nursing facility is not in a coma, lawyer says Author:
The 29-year-old rape victim who gave birth at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix last month is not in a coma, the attorney representing her said Friday. ...Read full article

Women protest in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year

Reuters2019-01-19 19:03:04

Women protest in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year Author: Amanda Becker
Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017. ...Read full article

Massive winter storm bearing down on the Midwest and Northeast

Fox News2019-01-19 18:38:03.6057294

Massive winter storm bearing down on the Midwest and Northeast Author: Fox News
Rick Reichmuth has your FoxCast. ...Read full article

Trump to offer Dreamers protection in bid to fund wall and end shutdown – report

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 18:27:18

Trump to offer Dreamers protection in bid to fund wall and end shutdown – report Author: Martin Pengelly
President will speak at 4pm eastern time but Democrats remain unmoved over wall demand ...Read full article

'Not afraid of the government': One month of protests in Sudan

Al Jazeera English2019-01-19 18:04:00

'Not afraid of the government': One month of protests in Sudan Author: Hiba Morgan
The current wave of anti-government protests has become the longest since Sudan gained independence in 1956. ...Read full article

This is what the US-Mexico border looks like

CNN2019-01-19 17:22:43.6065482

This is what the US-Mexico border looks like Author:
The United States’ southern border with Mexico is 1,933 miles long, stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the tip of South Texas. Some 700 of those miles have fencing in place, and it varies greatly depending on where you are. ...Read full article

Immigration hardliners blast Trump's shutdown deal offer

Politico2019-01-19 17:15:54

Immigration hardliners blast Trump's shutdown deal offer Author: QUINT FORGEY
“Trump proposes amnesty. We voted for Trump and got Jeb!” tweeted Ann Coulter. ...Read full article

Rifts and absences overshadow 'failed' Arab summit in Beirut

Al Jazeera English2019-01-19 17:13:00

Rifts and absences overshadow 'failed' Arab summit in Beirut Author: Arwa Ibrahim
Qatar and Mauritania to join Arab economic summit, but Palestinian and Egyptian presidents pull out at the last minute. ...Read full article

‘March for ALL Women’ Counters Women’s March: ‘We Are Not Victims’

Breitbart News2019-01-19 17:04:08

‘March for ALL Women’ Counters Women’s March: ‘We Are Not Victims’ Author:
The March for ALL Women, a project of the Independent Women’s Forum, took place on the sidelines of the Women’s March on Saturday in D.C. ...Read full article

The Memo: Concern over shutdown grows in Trump world

The Hill2019-01-19 16:57:51

The Memo: Concern over shutdown grows in Trump world Author: Niall Stanage
Allies of President Trump are growing increasingly concerned about the political impact of the partial government shutdown, which has now entered its fifth week. ...Read full article

More than 100 migrants missing after dinghy sinks in Mediterranean

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 16:54:08

More than 100 migrants missing after dinghy sinks in Mediterranean Author:
The vessel left Libya two days ago and started sinking after 10 to 11 hours at sea ...Read full article

Catholic school apologizes over viral video of students mocking Native American elder in D.C.

The Washington Times2019-01-19 16:54:06

Catholic school apologizes over viral video of students mocking Native American elder in D.C. Author: Andrew Blake
A private school in Kentucky apologized Saturday after its students were filmed mocking a Native American elder nearly the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. ...Read full article

Trump to Offer Deal on Dreamers in Exchange for Border Funds

Bloomberg2019-01-19 16:42:00+00:00

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Trump offers immigration compromise to Democrats for wall funding in bid to end shutdown

The Washington Times2019-01-19 16:28:52

Trump offers immigration compromise to Democrats for wall funding in bid to end shutdown Author: Dave Boyer
President Trump offered a Democrats a deal to end the 29-day-old government shutdown Saturday by extending protections for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants in return for $5.7 billion in border wall funding. ...Read full article

Reformers Worry DACA Work Permit Amnesty-for-Wall Funding will Encourage More Caravans

Breitbart News2019-01-19 16:26:38

Reformers Worry DACA Work Permit Amnesty-for-Wall Funding will Encourage More Caravans Author:
Pro-American immigration reformers say President Trump’s plan to offer a work permit amnesty to about a million illegal aliens and foreign nationals could encourage more caravans of Central Americans to come to the United States at the U.S-Mexico border. ...Read full article

House Dems add $1 billion in border spending to reopen government

The Hill2019-01-19 16:21:23

House Dems add $1 billion in border spending to reopen government Author: John Bowden
House Democrats will offer $1 billion in funding for border security measures as a compromise measure in a bill to reopen the government this week, a Democratic source told CNN. ...Read full article

Trump Officials Say ‘Rank-and-File’ Democrats Give Hope for President’s Deal

Breitbart News2019-01-19 16:10:02

Trump Officials Say ‘Rank-and-File’ Democrats Give Hope for President’s Deal Author:
Vice President Mike Pence and administration officials expressed great hope in “rank and file” Democrats late Saturday to pass the immigration, border security, and government reopening package President Donald Trump unveiled moments before. ...Read full article

Police warned that cameras were needed on road where Prince Philip crashed

The Guardian (UK)2019-01-19 16:03:08

Police warned that cameras were needed on road where Prince Philip crashed Author: Jamie Doward
Councillors delayed safety measures two years ago, saying they would be a ‘cash cow’ ...Read full article

March for Life Art Contrasts with Vulgar Signs at Women’s March in 30 Photos

National Review2019-01-19 16:01:27

March for Life Art Contrasts with Vulgar Signs at Women’s March in 30 Photos Author: Katie Yoder, Mairead McArdle
This weekend, Americans traveled from across the country to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Life and the Women’s March by walking with their poster art. ...Read full article

Thai monks killed in temple shooting

BBC News2019-01-19 15:55:44

Thai monks killed in temple shooting Author: BBC News
Two Buddhist monks are fatally shot "at close range" inside a temple in southern Thailand. ...Read full article

This is how much of the border wall has been built so far

CNN2019-01-19 15:50:52

This is how much of the border wall has been built so far Author: Catherine E. Shoichet and Geneva Sands, CNN
Contractors have replaced miles of dilapidated fencing with more modern alternatives, but they haven't built barriers anywhere they didn't exist already. That could soon change. ...Read full article

House Democrats to propose $1 billion for border security without money for wall

CNN2019-01-19 15:40:24

House Democrats to propose $1 billion for border security without money for wall Author: Manu Raju and Phil Mattingly, CNN
House Democrats are pushing forward with legislation to beef up security at the borders without funding for the wall demanded by President Donald Trump, a move bound to intensify the standoff over a partial government shutdown heading into its fifth week. ...Read full article

Flashback: Prominent Democrats Open to Wall for DACA Amnesty Deal

Breitbart News2019-01-19 15:30:25

Flashback: Prominent Democrats Open to Wall for DACA Amnesty Deal Author:
Several prominent Democrats have made statements over the past two years saying they would open to obtaining funding for a wall along the U.S. southern border in exchange for DACA amnesty. ...Read full article

Kevin Cramer: Trump 'Captured Moral High Ground' with Border Wall Proposal

Breitbart News2019-01-19 14:47:16

Kevin Cramer: Trump 'Captured Moral High Ground' with Border Wall Proposal Author:
Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) said in a statement on Saturday that President Donald Trump “captured the moral high ground” in his speech proposing a compromise between Republicans and Democrats on the border wall fight. ...Read full article

Democrats Dismiss Trump's Political Concession, Demand More

Breitbart News2019-01-19 14:34:12

Democrats Dismiss Trump's Political Concession, Demand More Author:
Democrats immediately rejected President Donald Trump’s offer of a work-permit amnesty for one million registered migrants in exchange for 230 miles of new border wall. ...Read full article

Donald Trump Offers Democrats Temporary DACA Amnesty for 230 Miles of Wall

Breitbart News2019-01-19 13:49:16

Donald Trump Offers Democrats Temporary DACA Amnesty for 230 Miles of Wall Author:
“This is not a 2000 mile concrete structure from sea-to-sea,” Trump said. “These are steel barriers in high priority locations.” ...Read full article

CNN anchor makes desperate plea amid shutdown - CNN Video

CNN2019-01-19 13:38:30.8092839

CNN anchor makes desperate plea amid shutdown - CNN Video Author:
CNN's Victor Blackwell urges viewers to help those affected by the government shutdown by donating to their local food banks. ...Read full article

FDA: Another blood pressure drug, irbesartan, recalled over cancer-causing impurity

USA Today2019-01-19 13:27:48+00:00

FDA: Another blood pressure drug, irbesartan, recalled over cancer-causing impurity Author:
Eight lots of the blood pressure-lowering drugs irbesartan and irbesartan HCTZ are recalled after testing reveals a carcinogen ...Read full article

Davos Matters Even Without Trump, WEF Founder Tells Le Temps

Bloomberg2019-01-19 13:02:00+00:00

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Women's March kicks off with release of agenda blasting pro-Israel, anti-BDS legislation

The Washington Times2019-01-19 13:00:41

Women's March kicks off with release of agenda blasting pro-Israel, anti-BDS legislation Author: Valerie Richardson
The Women's March kicked off Saturday in Washington, D.C., shortly after leaders released a sweeping policy document that includes opposition to legislation targeting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. ...Read full article

Trump Tests His Boundaries: Weekend Edition

Bloomberg2019-01-19 13:00:00+00:00

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Trump to propose immigration deal to end shutdown

Politico2019-01-19 12:23:05

Trump to propose immigration deal to end shutdown Author: ELIANA JOHNSON
His remarks Saturday will mark an attempt to reopen negotiations to end the 29-day impasse. ...Read full article

Sudan protests one month on: 'This time it's different'

Al Jazeera English2019-01-19 12:12:00

Sudan protests one month on: 'This time it's different' Author: Hiba Morgan
Despite killings, tear gas, arrests and beatings, demonstrators step out and demand end to President Bashir's rule. ...Read full article

The revealing words Trump said about Pelosi's trip

CNN2019-01-19 12:11:29

The revealing words Trump said about Pelosi's trip Author: David Axelrod, CNN Senior Political Commentator
Whatever you think of President Trump's decision to ground Nancy Pelosi and her traveling delegation, writes David Axelrod, it's hard to accept the way he described a visit to US troops in Afghanistan -- as a "public relations exercise." ...Read full article

Trump announces surprise trip to Dover to meet with families of Americans killed in combat

The Hill2019-01-19 12:07:00

Trump announces surprise trip to Dover to meet with families of Americans killed in combat Author: Mary Tyler March
President Trump announced early Saturday that he would be traveling to Dover, Del., to meet with the families of four "very special people" who died "in service" to the U.S. ...Read full article

Saudi Crown Prince Shows a ‘Chilling’ Instability, Graham Says

Bloomberg2019-01-19 11:52:00+00:00

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Ben Shapiro, conservative podcast host, loses advertisers over latest 'baby Hitler' remarks

The Washington Times2019-01-19 11:26:26

Ben Shapiro, conservative podcast host, loses advertisers over latest 'baby Hitler' remarks Author: Andrew Blake
Corporate sponsors of Ben Shapiro's podcast withdrew support over the conservative commentator's comments about Adolf Hitler at a pro-life rally Friday in Washington, D.C. ...Read full article

Pelosi faces tough decision with Trump

The Hill2019-01-19 11:00:01

Pelosi faces tough decision with Trump Author: Mike Lillis
After a nasty tit-for-tat with President Trump over the shutdown this week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) faces a delicate decision: whether to rescind her invitation for Trump’s State of the Union speech later this month. ...Read full article

Debunking BuzzFeed and the Wages of Investigative Secrecy

National Review2019-01-19 10:55:02

Debunking <i>BuzzFeed</i> and the Wages of Investigative Secrecy Author: Andrew C. McCarthy
It is long past time that the public was told exactly what the president is alleged to have done. ...Read full article

Donald Trump bemoans mainstream media 'disgraceful' coverage of 'phony' BuzzFeed report

The Washington Times2019-01-19 10:24:37

Donald Trump bemoans mainstream media 'disgraceful' coverage of 'phony' BuzzFeed report Author: S.A. Miller
President Trump on Saturday blasted what he called the "phony" BuzzFeed story and the mainstream media's coverage of it. ...Read full article

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