Trump to call for unity, face skepticism in State of Union

1 of 2 In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. The White House says Trump will call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address, using the moment to attempt a reset after two years of bitter partisanship and [...]

2019-02-05T14:29:34+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Who’s the daddy? Surprise in Swiss orangutan paternity test

1 of 3 In this undated photo, released Thursday Jan. 31, 2019, by Zoo Basel, zoo keepers routinely take DNA samples from female orangutan cub Padma to determine her paternity at the Basel Zoo. ( Zoo Basel via AP) BERLIN (AP) — A paternity test on a baby orangutan has come back with a surprising [...]

2019-02-04T15:24:16+00:00February 4th, 2019|

U inspectors visit Poland after meat exports from sick cows

FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, May 4, 2002, a herd of cows is moved from pasture to a farm for milking near Krakow, Poland. About 2,500 kilograms (5,500 pounds) of meat from sick cows who were slaughtered illegally in Poland has been exported to 10 other European Union countries, according to an [...]

2019-02-04T15:16:48+00:00February 4th, 2019|

Plane breaks apart in California, killing 5 and injuring 2

1 of 12 Firefighters suppress a fire at the scene of a deadly plane crash in the residential neighborhood of Yorba Linda, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. The Federal Aviation Administration said a twin-engine Cessna 414A crashed in Yorba Linda shortly after taking off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) YORBA LINDA, Calif. [...]

2019-02-04T15:09:54+00:00February 4th, 2019|

1 deputy killed, another wounded in 12-hour standoff in Ohio

In this image made from a video provided by lights illuminate police vehicles as authorities respond to a standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio, about 20 miles east of Cincinnati on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. ( via AP) BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a 12-hour standoff [...]

2019-02-03T19:04:55+00:00February 3rd, 2019|

Virginia governor digs in as demands that he resign swell

1 of 15 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam pauses during a news conference in the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Northam is under fire for a racial photo that appeared in his college yearbook. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s insistence that no, on further consideration, [...]

2019-02-03T19:00:04+00:00February 3rd, 2019|

Groundhog doesn’t see his shadow, predicting early spring

1 of 4 Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume, second from right, holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 133rd celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast an early spring. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — It [...]

2019-02-02T15:10:38+00:00February 2nd, 2019|

Russia to pull plug on nuclear arms pact after US does same

1 of 6 Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Putin said that Russia will abandon the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, following in the footsteps of the United States, but noted that Moscow [...]

2019-02-02T14:43:09+00:00February 2nd, 2019|

Virginia Gov. Northam apologizes for ‘racist’ photo amid calls for resignation

Political leaders from both major parties have called for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's resignation. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam apologized Friday for a 1984 yearbook photo of him he described as "clearly racist and offensive," but declined to address calls for his resignation. Northam's statement came after [...]

2019-02-02T14:37:05+00:00February 2nd, 2019|

Canada condemns Netflix for using rail disaster images

This image released by Netflix shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Bird Box." Netflix’s post-apocalyptic survival film is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery train disaster but the streaming giant has no plans to remove it. The footage concerns a 2013 tragedy in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic when [...]

2019-01-31T15:04:36+00:00January 31st, 2019|