• Kamala Harris announces on MLK Day she'll run for president
Kamala Harris announces on MLK Day she'll run for president

Day that cuts to the heart of a potentially history-making candidacy. The senator launched a witch hunt into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before the sexual assault allegations broke, and she recently launched an inquisition into another Trump judicial nominee over his membership in the Catholic charity the Knights of Columbus.

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  • Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Campaign on MLK Day
Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Campaign on MLK Day

Senator Kamala Harris officially announced her plans to run for president in the 2020 campaign Monday morning during an appearance on Good Morning America . Elizabeth Warren of MA and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY - were also appearing at King-centered events. She became San Francisco's first female district attorney in 2003.

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  • The shutdown today: Trump lashes out after Dems reject offer
The shutdown today: Trump lashes out after Dems reject offer

They assailed Trump's new offer as cynical, noting that it was the president who - by moving earlier to end the DACA program protecting 700,000 young immigrants and to expel about 300,000 others in a separate program - had placed in jeopardy many of those for whom he now offers temporary protection.

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  • Israel says it intercepts rocket over Golan fired from Syria
Israel says it intercepts rocket over Golan fired from Syria

Syrian defense systems thwarted an Israeli air attack on Sunday in the south of the country, state media said, citing a military source. The premier said this move showed Israel's readiness to prevent Iran's efforts to entrench militarily in Syria.

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  • Zimbabwe warns brutal crackdown is 'just a foretaste' of things to come
Zimbabwe warns brutal crackdown is 'just a foretaste' of things to come

The DA claimed Ramaphosa and his government "seemed intent on sitting on their hands over the Zimbabwe crisis in much the same manner as (former president) Thabo Mbeki's failed diplomacy". Zimbabweans had briefly rejoiced when Mnangagwa succeeded Mugabe, who was forced out in late 2017, thinking the new president would deliver on his refrain that...

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  • Another migrant group smuggled to New Mexico
Another migrant group smuggled to New Mexico

This Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows some of 376 Central Americans the Border Patrol says it arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families, who used short holes dug under a barrier to cross the border in multiple spots about 10 miles east of San Luis, Ariz .

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  • South Korea, US push to hold working-level video talks
South Korea, US push to hold working-level video talks

But on a visit to Beijing last week, he said North Korea would pursue a second summit "to achieve results that will be welcomed by the worldwide community", according to China's official Xinhua News Agency. It wasn't immediately known whether he was carrying a message from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. South Korea's defense paper cited the sum...

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  • Trump Doubles Down On The Wall, Savages Dems At The Pentagon
Trump Doubles Down On The Wall, Savages Dems At The Pentagon

Asked about the implications for Trump's efforts to improve relations with Russian Federation and strike better trade relations with China , the administration official said the US defense capabilities are purely defensive and the USA has been very upfront with Moscow and Beijing about its missile defense posture.

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  • Massive spinning ice disk forms in USA river
Massive spinning ice disk forms in USA river

In fact, one ice physicist that the Times spoke too, Kenneth G. Libbrecht, says this may just be a world record, if anyone were keeping track of such things. Physicist professor John Huth of Harvard University told The Boston Globe . A behemoth disk of spinning ice formed in ME this week. "So most likely the cause of the rotation is just the...

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  • Barr: Mueller wouldn't be involved in a 'witch hunt'
Barr: Mueller wouldn't be involved in a 'witch hunt'

He also repeatedly sought to assuage concerns that he might disturb or upend special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as it reaches its final stages. Barr will tell lawmakers that he believes it is important that Congress and the public are informed of his results. Lawmakers are questioning his views on the Special Counsel's Russian Federat...

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  • Charges expected Monday in Jayme Closs case
Charges expected Monday in Jayme Closs case

Jayme's grandfather, Robert Naiberg, said Sunday that, considering the circumstances, the teen is holding up. They heard a gunshot and knew Patterson had killed her father. The complaint quotes Patterson as saying when he saw Jayme, "He knew that was the girl he was going to take". "Everyone should be giving her as much time and space as she nee...

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  • New Polls: Majorities Blame Trump And GOP For Shutdown, Oppose Border Wall
New Polls: Majorities Blame Trump And GOP For Shutdown, Oppose Border Wall

Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity on Thursday that he would "see what happens over the next few days" but would "likely" invoke emergency powers if he doesn't reach a deal with Democrats . Senator Chris Coons, called Mr Graham's idea to reopen the government a "great place to start". "I'm not going to do it so fast", he said at a White House...

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  • British PM warns of
British PM warns of "catastrophe" in last minute plea for Brexit deal

In a significant shift of tone apparently created to win over hardline Brexiteers who have set their faces against Mrs May's deal, Mr Hunt warned that defeat next week would not necessarily provide MPs with the opportunity to choose their preferred version of Brexit .

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  • Trump denies knowledge of Manafort’s alleged contact with suspected ex-Russian agent
Trump denies knowledge of Manafort’s alleged contact with suspected ex-Russian agent

The filing contains new information about Manafort's connections to Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian-Ukrainian business associate who was indicted past year on charges he tampered with potential witnesses. However, Manafort wrote in one August 2016 email to his accountant that he expected a payment of $2.4 million in November 2016 for work he did...

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  • Democrats Reportedly Trying to
Democrats Reportedly Trying to "Rein In" Ocasio-Cortez

Meanwhile, Politico ran an article today claiming "Exasperated Democrats try to rein in Ocasio-Cortez", for which AOC had yet another flawless response, not just shutting down the sentiment but also solidifying her nerd cred for the foreseeable future.

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  • US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to run for president
US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to run for president

Congress , told CNN . She is the latest to join what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary field before the November 2020 presidential election. By the middle of her second term, she was getting asked if she might one day run for president. She also was one of the first female combat veterans elected to Congress ― deployed to Iraq f...

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  • Jayme Closs’s Godmother Thanks Community For Their Unwavering Hope
Jayme Closs’s Godmother Thanks Community For Their Unwavering Hope

The Town of Gordon, where she was found , is about an hour's drive north of Barron . Next to her neighbor, Kasinskas said , was a young girl. " I was at the right place at the right time ", the woman said. Fitzgerald said the teen left the home on foot, but otherwise didn't have details on how she managed to escape. During the 20 minutes ...

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  • Trump administration eyes raiding hurricane relief funds to build border wall
Trump administration eyes raiding hurricane relief funds to build border wall

According to the Houston Chronicle , the report of Trump's plans left city and county officials "scrambling to figure out how local flood control plans would be affected" by the White House proposal, a year and a half after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Houston.

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  • 'Suspicious packages' found at Melbourne, Canberra consulates
'Suspicious packages' found at Melbourne, Canberra consulates

Emergency services attended consulates across Melbourne's central busy district and the inner city. The packages were delivered on Wednesday, Efe news quoted the statement as saying. "We are liaising closely with the AFP and the local authorities regarding the situation", the spokesperson said. Embassies in Canberra have also been targete...

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  • $10 million in Monero [XMR] demanded by kidnappers as ransom in Norway
$10 million in Monero [XMR] demanded by kidnappers as ransom in Norway

On October 31, Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is married to Norwegian millionaire Tom Hagen , suddenly disappeared from her family home in Lørenskog, reports news outlet VG. Through his lawyers, he's decliend to comment on his wife's disappearance. "There has been demand for ransom, and serious threats have been made in this case".

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