‘We stand with you,’ Pence says in video to Venezuelans ahead of planned protests | CBC News

‘We stand with you,’ Pence says in video to Venezuelans ahead of planned protests...

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline U.S. backing for opposition leader Juan Guaido. Venezuela's opposition on Wednesday plans to hold marches nationwide as part of an annual event that marks the fall of a military…
UK’s PM May to face another day of Brexit questions

UK’s PM May to face another day of Brexit questions

Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces another day of Brexit grilling before legislators on Tuesday with the opposition Labour Party opening the door for a new referendum on leaving the European Union. UK legislators will debate and vote on the next steps of the EU divorce on January 29, and before that they can…
Lanny Davis pushed Cohen to testify before Congress, GOP lawmakers say

Lanny Davis pushed Cohen to testify before Congress, GOP lawmakers say

Michael Cohen's spokesman Lanny Davis. | Leigh Vogel/Getty Images Two top Republicans said on Tuesday that Michael Cohen’s spokesman Lanny Davis told the committee that he “pushed” Cohen to testify before the House Oversight Committee. “This was my idea; nobody else’s,” Davis said, according to Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), who wrote…
Rafael Nadal beats Frances Tiafoe in Australian Open quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal beats Frances Tiafoe in Australian Open quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal fired down 11 aces in his victory over Frances Tiafoe Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online. Second seed…
Train hauling grain derails in fiery crash north of Saskatoon | CBC News

Train hauling grain derails in fiery crash north of Saskatoon | CBC News

Fire crews are responding to a train that has derailed just north of Saskatoon, the city's fire department said Tuesday. The train, which was hauling grain, was on a Canadian National Railway line near Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road. Video shows fire rising from the rail cars, while CN confirmed the locomotive fuel tank is leaking.  Crews…
Supreme Court appears to rebuff Trump’s push for quick DACA hearing

Supreme Court appears to rebuff Trump’s push for quick DACA hearing

Lower courts ordered that the program — which protects immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally as children but have now spent more than a decade in this country — remain in place. | Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images Legal By JOSH GERSTEIN 01/22/2019 10:49 AM EST The federal program granting quasi-legal status and work permits to so-called Dreamers is…