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House Speaker Pelosi rejects Trump plan to reopen government

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 2:45pm
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 "unacceptable."

Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 2:30pm
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.

Trump travels to Delaware base to honor four Americans killed in Syria

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 12:37pm
U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria.

Trump says U.S. 'made a lot of progress' with North Korea

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 11:34am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had "an incredible" meeting with North Korea's nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol and the two sides had made "a lot of progress" on denuclearization.

Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 10:04am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there has been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports.

Trump says grateful to Mueller for BuzzFeed statement

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 9:58am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was grateful to Special Counsel Robert Mueller for a statement disputing a BuzzFeed News report that Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal.

Mexico pipeline blast killed 66 people: state governor

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:59am
The governor of Mexico's Hidalgo state, Omar Fayad, said on Saturday that 66 people had been killed and 76 injured in a pipeline explosion on Friday evening.

French 'Yellow Vests' gather in Paris for tenth weekend of protests

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:06am
"Yellow Vest" demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for their tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

Former British PM Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 6:52am
Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.

We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Merkel

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 6:52am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.

Afghan Taliban reject talks with U.S. in Pakistan

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 5:45am
The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad and repeated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government.

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

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 5:24am
Women will march 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.

Senator Graham hopes Trump will slow U.S. Syria withdrawal

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 5:18am
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.

Shutdown sojourn: Free museums, music for furloughed U.S. workers

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 5:11am
It may not put a meal on the table for furloughed federal employees, but some U.S. museums and symphonies are supplying food for the mind in free admission for workers affected by the longest partial federal government shutdown in U.S. history.

Lack of school nurses puts Los Angeles students at risk, striking teachers say

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 5:08am
Los Angeles teacher Natali Escobedo says she will never forget the image of a diabetic fourth-grader “wilting” at her school because there was no nurse on hand to administer his insulin.

Customs union rollback would unlock Brexit talks: EU's Hogan

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 4:52am
Britain could remove most obstacles blocking a Brexit deal if it rolls back on a promise of leaving the European Union's customs union, the bloc's Agriculture Commissioner said.

Irish commitment to Brexit backstop 'absolute': foreign minister

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 4:51am
Ireland's commitment to the entire Brexit divorce deal struck with the British government but rejected by its parliament is "absolute", including the contentious border "backstop", foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Saturday.

Senator Graham says U.S.-Saudi cannot move on until prince 'dealt with'

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 3:20am
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia cannot move forward until Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is "dealt with", without being more specific.

Mexican pipeline blast during fuel raid kills at least 21

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 3:08am
At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.

Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward U.S. Midwest, Northeast

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 3:05am
A major winter storm was expected to clobber a large swath of the northern United States with heavy snow, gusty winds and frigid temperatures making travel difficult and dangerous starting on Friday and through the weekend, forecasters said.