• Pres. Trump, Democrats dug in as government heads for shutdown

    Pres. Trump, Democrats dug in as government heads for shutdown

    Global News

    Mr Schumer told Mr Pence, Mr Mulvaney and Mr Kushner other offers to keep the Government running with existing levels of border security funds remained on the table. "The shutdown hopefully will not last long". Three-quarters of federal government programs are fully funded through next September 30, including those in the Defense Department, Labor Department and Health and Human Services.
  • Paul Ryan: Trump Won't Sign No-Wall Spending Bill

    Paul Ryan: Trump Won't Sign No-Wall Spending Bill

    Global News

    On Wednesday, Senate Republicans met with Vice President Mike Pence and afterward said Trump would sign the bill . While speaking to reporters after meeting with President Trump at the White House early Thursday, Ryan said the House will now work to secure border wall funding in a spending bill and avoid a government shutdown.
  • Flynn sentencing postponed after hearing

    Flynn sentencing postponed after hearing

    Global News

    Flynn arrived at court on Tuesday for a sentencing hearing that has resurrected public debate about Federal Bureau of Investigation actions in the case. Flynn may have angered investigators and the court last week when, echoing one of Trump's longstanding allegations, he suggested FBI agents tricked him into lying and alleged that the agents themselves had come under investigation.
  • Ginsburg Recovering After Malignant Nodules Removed From Lung

    Ginsburg Recovering After Malignant Nodules Removed From Lung

    Global News

    In 2014, she underwent a procedure to have a stent implanted to open a blocked coronary artery. Heavy attention is given to Ginsburg's health amid liberal worries that, if she dies or has to retire for health reasons, Trump would get another pick and lock the high court into a conservative ideology for a generation to come.
  • Trump Pressures Democrats, Warns Gov't May Close 'for Very long Time'

    Trump Pressures Democrats, Warns Gov't May Close 'for Very long Time'

    Global News

    And Trump is tweeting that the Senate's Republican leader, Mitch McConnell , "should fight for the Wall and Border Security as hard as he fought for anything". Official preparations for the partial shutdown were reportedly underway, but with many federal workers scheduled to be off Monday and Tuesday for the Christmas holiday, there was broad uncertainty about how and when plans would be carried out.
  • United Kingdom outlines post-Brexit immigration plan

    United Kingdom outlines post-Brexit immigration plan

    Global News

    With just under 100 days until Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, deep divisions in parliament have raised the chances of leaving without a deal and increased calls for a second referendum to break the deadlock. and Canada - do well without freedom of movement. The Brexit vote held the prospect of finally making progress on this long-standing commitment - and indeed, the vote alone resulted in European Union net immigration fall to 74,000, accompanied by a significant ...
  • Chicago police officers killed by train while responding to shooting

    Chicago police officers killed by train while responding to shooting

    Global News

    ShotSpotter is a computerized system that detects gunfire and pinpoints its location. During their investigation, the policemen entered the elevated area of the railroad tracks. According to WGN a weapon was recovered and a person of interest was being questioned. Johnson asked Chicago to pray for the families of the officers, and for the men and women of the officers' 5th district, "who, even tonight, would stop at nothing to safeguard their community", he said.
  • Lawyer says Mueller can interview Trump only 'over my dead body'

    Lawyer says Mueller can interview Trump only 'over my dead body'

    Global News

    Trump's former personal lawyer Cohen was sentenced last week to three years in prison for crimes including orchestrating hush-money payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election, and he promised to keep cooperating with the US government against his former boss.
  • Pentagon chief Mattis quits, citing policy differences with Trump

    Pentagon chief Mattis quits, citing policy differences with Trump

    Global News

    Flynn was first among the generals to leave the administration. It coincided with domestic turmoil as well, Trump's fight with Congress over a border wall and a looming partial government shutdown. Trump credited the blunt-talking Mattis with getting him to rethink his campaign pledge to revive waterboarding, an interrogation tactic used against suspected terrorists that Obama had banned.