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Canada's ambassador to China resigns after Huawei remarks

Canada's ambassador to China resigns after Huawei remarks At first, Trudeau stood by his former minister. McCallum's comments sowed confusion about whether the Trudeau government secretly opposes the United States charges against Meng, who was arrested in Vancouver in December, and whether the government was sending two different messages in Ottawa and in Beijing. [Full Article...]

17 dead as twin bombing hits southern Philippine church

17 dead as twin bombing hits southern Philippine church The victims included civilians and soldiers but initial numbers were conflicting. Another explosive went off at the entrance of the cathedral, killing the responding soldiers. No-one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. The twin blasts occurred almost a week after minority Muslims in the mostly Roman Catholic nation approved a new autonomous region in the southern Philippines. [Full Article...]

Trump Caved So Hard People Are Searching What ‘Caving’ Means

Trump Caved So Hard People Are Searching What ‘Caving’ Means Travelers endured widespread flight delays in the Northeast as federal officials grappled with a shortage of air traffic controllers, who missed paychecks Friday because of the partial government shutdown . Standing alone in the Rose Garden, Trump said that he would sign legislation funding shuttered agencies until February 15 and try again to persuade lawmakers to finance his long-sought wall. [Full Article...]

Are the 4ms bending Corbyn's ear to prevent a second Brexit referendum?

Are the 4ms bending Corbyn's ear to prevent a second Brexit referendum? Providing it has the support of 10 MPs from at least four political parties, it then makes time for a piece of legislation Cooper has proposed, which gives May until February 26 to get a deal approved by parliament. Sterling's rise was helped by hopes that the Labour Party would move to prevent a no-deal Brexit. However, the Commons order paper for Tuesday's crucial series of votes on the next... [Full Article...]

Kentucky prosecutor pursuing those who threatened Covington teens

Kentucky prosecutor pursuing those who threatened Covington teens Nathan Phillips , the Native American veteran who made headlines for his role in a standoff at the Lincoln Memorial last week, deferred when he was asked whether he was owed an apology by Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann . [Full Article...]

Report Digs Into How Kushner Got Top Secret Clearance

Report Digs Into How Kushner Got Top Secret Clearance House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings asked that the White House make its personnel security officers available for questions starting February 11. CNN reports that Engel's investigation will dovetail with the larger House investigation into whether Trump's businesses violate the Emoluments Clause, which prohibits presidents from requesting special favors from countries wi... [Full Article...]

John McCallum resigns as China envoy after Huawei comments

John McCallum resigns as China envoy after Huawei comments The Prime Minister gave no reason, but Mr. McCallum's Tuesday comments about how Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou had a strong case to avoid extradition generated a storm of controversy about whether he was in fact speaking for the Liberal government. [Full Article...]

Suspect at Large After Five Shot Dead in Louisiana

Suspect at Large After Five Shot Dead in Louisiana Dakota Theriot was the "prime suspect" in the deaths. Theriot, a suspect, was at large and was being sought by authorities. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reports that detectives are searching for Dakota Theriot , 21, who is allegedly responsible for a shooting spree across two neighboring parishes located about 70 miles outside of New Orleans . [Full Article...]

European leaders pressure Nicolas Maduro to call fresh Venezuela elections

Maduro has stood firm in the face of this week's demonstrations against his rule, winning the endorsement of key military leaders and vowing to defeat what he calls a USA -backed coup against his government. The United States, Canada, and a number of Latin American nations have already recognized Guaido amid a mounting political and economic crisis that has led more than two million Venezuelans to... [Full Article...]

Trump calls on Democrats to restart negotiations over border wall

Trump calls on Democrats to restart negotiations over border wall This was in no way a concession. The committee also wants to hear from a Pentagon civilian who has yet to be determined. "No sooner had Trump announced to have reached the deal, the White House hoped that Congress finds a solution in the next three weeks, or else the president will continue to keep all options on the table". [Full Article...]

Nuclear, climate threats keep Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse

Nuclear, climate threats keep Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse Threats from nuclear weapons & climate change have exacerbated , says the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , taking us closer to global annihilation. In the past year the watch was presented to 30 seconds, mainly because of the impending conflict between the United States and North Korea . This new abnormal is simply too volatile and unsafe to accept as a continuing state of world affairs. [Full Article...]

Louis officer charged in fatal shooting of fellow officer

Louis officer charged in fatal shooting of fellow officer Nathaniel Hendren, 29, was charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the death of Katlyn Alix , 24. St. Louis police say an officer "mishandled" a gun and accidentally shot and killed Alix early Thursday, Jan. [Full Article...]

Pelosi blocks Trump's annual address until United States gov't shutdown ends

Pelosi blocks Trump's annual address until United States gov't shutdown ends Trump added that the Democrats "don't want to see crime stopped", referring to his argument that a border wall would decrease criminal activity. The battle over border security and government funding spilled over into a parallel dispute over the president's State of the Union address. [Full Article...]

Trump questions why Cohen hired former Clinton lawyer

Trump questions why Cohen hired former Clinton lawyer Cohen was also in talks to testify before the House Intelligence Committee. Mr. Cohen on Wednesday postponed scheduled February 7 testimony to the House oversight committee because of what Davis described as "ongoing threats against his family from Trump" and Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani . [Full Article...]

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Says Furloughed Workers Can Just Get Loans

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Says Furloughed Workers Can Just Get Loans Her choice of " let them eat cake " is especially evocative given its link to the doomed French queen who, as legend goes, said the phrase once she was informed that the general public couldn't afford to buy bread while she lived a lavish life at Versailles. [Full Article...]

Spanish rescuers find body of toddler trapped in borehole

Spanish rescuers find body of toddler trapped in borehole Once rescue workers realised there was no safe way to break downwards through the plug of earth under which the toddler lay, meaning that another shaft would have to be made, logic dictated that the operation was more about recovering Julen's body than saving his life. [Full Article...]

Workers, businesses pick up pieces from lengthy shutdown

Workers, businesses pick up pieces from lengthy shutdown GoFundMe announced a first round of grants this week from its Government Shutdown Impact Fund, giving $50,000 each to World Central Kitchen, The National Diaper Bank Network, Feeding America, and the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund. [Full Article...]

‘Suspension of Onnoghen aimed at fast tracking fight against corruption’

‘Suspension of Onnoghen aimed at fast tracking fight against corruption’ The chief justice could preside over a disputed election result. The main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar , on Friday called the president's decision "an act of dictatorship" and "the latest action in the ongoing rape of our nation's hard-earned democracy". [Full Article...]

Trump administration to start sending asylum-seekers back to Mexico

Trump administration to start sending asylum-seekers back to Mexico US officials will begin processing only about 20 asylum claims a day at the San Diego crossing but plan to ramp up to exceed the number of claims processed now, which is up to 100 a day, the official said. The lawyers will be able to visit with their clients in Tijuana or speak with them on the phone. The location was chosen because it's considered the nation's busiest border crossing. [Full Article...]

Italy ordered to pay Amanda Knox damages over police questioning

Italy ordered to pay Amanda Knox damages over police questioning Knox was accused of the 2007 murder of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher , while studying overseas in Italy. Ms Knox has been fully acquitted of the murder charge, and this case related to her last outstanding conviction for "malicious accusation" - she had briefly, under questioning, accused another innocent person of the murder. [Full Article...]


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