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US demands more from Taliban on ceasefire before deal

US demands more from Taliban on ceasefire before deal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is demanding demonstrable evidence from the Taliban that they can and will reduce violence before signing a deal that would lead to Afghanistan peace talks and a withdrawal of American troops from the countryBy MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic WriterFebruary 3, 2020, 7:35 AM3 min readTASHKENT, Uzbekistan --…
Louisiana executions stall for a decade amid legal quandary

Louisiana executions stall for a decade amid legal quandary

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana cleans its execution chamber at the state penitentiary daily, but it's been more than a decade since a condemned prisoner has laid on the chamber's black-padded gurney to die. Sixty-eight people sit on Louisiana’s death row, with no execution dates set. Though the state historically has been tough on crime…
San Francisco 49ers’ Katie Sowers becomes 1st female and 1st openly gay coach in Super Bowl history

San Francisco 49ers’ Katie Sowers becomes 1st female and 1st openly gay coach in...

"The most important thing is that I'm not the last."viaFebruary 3, 2020, 2:35 AM9 min read Katie Sowers is making Super Bowl history in Sunday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. The 49ers offensive assistant coach is the first female to coach a team in the Super Bowl. She is…
Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring after not seeing his shadow

Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring after not seeing his shadow

Thousands gathered to see whether or not the famous groundhog saw his shadow.February 2, 2020, 1:01 PM3 min read Punxsutawney Phil, Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, awoke this morning and did not see his shadow which means that -- according to legend -- an early spring is on the way. Every Feb. 2, thousands of people…
Powerful storm hits West Coast, set to track East

Powerful storm hits West Coast, set to track East

Major river flooding is forecasted to impact some rivers in Washington state.February 2, 2020, 12:23 PM4 min read A powerful storm brought very heavy and powerful winds to the Northwest on Saturday. Over eight inches of rain was reported in parts of Washington state with widespread reports of wind gusts over 50 MPH with even…
Boy handcuffed by cops while having seizure, vomiting at fast food restaurant

Boy handcuffed by cops while having seizure, vomiting at fast food restaurant

"He has autism, he has epilepsy, stop it!" his mother can be heard screaming.February 2, 2020, 10:22 AM5 min read A 16-year-old boy with autism was handcuffed by police officers who attempted to arrest him after he suffered from an epileptic seizure at a fast food restaurant. Lourdes Ponce said her son had just left…
Driver charged after 4 children killed on Sydney sidewalk

Driver charged after 4 children killed on Sydney sidewalk

An allegedly drunken driver has been charged with 20 offenses including manslaughter after a SUV struck seven children on a Sydney sidewalk, killing four and seriously injuring a fifthFebruary 2, 2020, 10:13 AM2 min readSYDNEY -- An allegedly drunken driver has been charged with 20 offenses including manslaughter after a SUV struck seven children on…
What we know and don’t about Long Island’s suspected serial killer case

What we know and don’t about Long Island’s suspected serial killer case

It has been nearly 10 years since police were searching for a missing sex worker, Shannan Gilbert, and made the grisly discovery of 10 other bodies on a stretch of beach on the south shore of Long Island -- a chilling revelation that shook the greater New York area and made national headlines. To this…
Mother arrested after bedridden girl, 7, found dead during welfare check

Mother arrested after bedridden girl, 7, found dead during welfare check

A 5-year-old and a 3-month old were also removed from the home.February 2, 2020, 6:23 AM3 min read A mother has been arrested after a 7-year-old bedridden girl was found dead inside her home when police were performing a welfare check. The incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on Friday when Bay City Police Officers…
Court filing points to Trump emails on Ukraine decision

Court filing points to Trump emails on Ukraine decision

The Trump administration says in a court filing that two dozen emails revealing details of President Donald Trump’s decision-making regarding withholding military assistance to Ukraine are protected from a lawsuit under “presidential privilegeFebruary 2, 2020, 1:09 AM2 min readWASHINGTON -- The Trump administration says in a court filing that two dozen emails revealing details of…

New type of aurora, nicknamed ‘the dunes,’ discovered by citizen scientists in Finland

Doyle Rice, USA TODAY Published 4:20 p.m. ET Jan. 31, 2020 CLOSE There’s a new type of aurora in town called "the dunes." Scientists think it’s a visible display of atmospheric waves. Buzz60Amateur photographers in Finland have discovered a new form of aurora, scientists announced in a new study published this week.Nicknamed "the dunes," the aurora…
US states join global push to ban animal-tested cosmetics

US states join global push to ban animal-tested cosmetics

LAS VEGAS -- A growing number of U.S. states are considering a ban on the sale or import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals, as advocates argue testing products such as lotions, shampoos and makeup on rabbits, mice and rats is cruel and outdated. The cause has gained support from consumers and many…
Storm bringing heavy rain to Northwest, snow to impact Cascades

Storm bringing heavy rain to Northwest, snow to impact Cascades

A strong storm is currently moving onshore to the western U.S. February 1, 2020, 1:49 PM5 min read A strong frontal system brought severe weather to southern Florida on Friday night, with numerous reports of flooding, lightning and gusty winds in the Miami metro area, as well as parts of the Florida Keys. A wind…
Trump State of the Union won’t be 1st delivered amid turmoil

Trump State of the Union won’t be 1st delivered amid turmoil

Two decades ago, President Bill Clinton addressed a nation transfixed by impeachmentBy KEVIN FREKING Associated PressFebruary 1, 2020, 10:46 AM5 min readWASHINGTON -- Two decades ago, President Bill Clinton addressed a nation transfixed by impeachment. He didn’t use the I-word once in a State of the Union address that ran on for 78 minutes. Now,…
The King’s Speech: LeBron James’ words salve hurting Lakers

The King’s Speech: LeBron James’ words salve hurting Lakers

LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James has only been a part of the Los Angeles Lakers for 19 months. The West Coast is a late stop on an NBA odyssey that already yielded rings, trophies and innumerable indelible moments in Cleveland and Miami. Yet when this venerated franchise needed a leader to honor a legend during…
Man, 19, gravely injured in Los Angeles high-rise fire dies

Man, 19, gravely injured in Los Angeles high-rise fire dies

LOS ANGELES -- A 19-year-old French citizen who was gravely injured when flames tore through a high-rise apartment tower this week died Friday evening at a hospital, authorities said. The Fire Department announced the death but provided no details. The Los Angeles County coroner's office identified him as Jeremy Bru of France. But it had…
Terry Crews says sorry to Gabrielle Union for his remarks

Terry Crews says sorry to Gabrielle Union for his remarks

Terry Crews is apologizing for his remarks about Gabrielle Union’s claims of mistreatment on “America’s Got TalentBy LYNN ELBER AP Television WriterFebruary 1, 2020, 3:24 AM2 min readLOS ANGELES -- Terry Crews apologized for his comments about Gabrielle Union’s claims of mistreatment on “America’s Got Talent,” saying he didn’t mean to “invalidate” her experience and…

Coronavirus outbreak: First cases hit UK as evacuees arrive

Two patients from the same family in England have tested positive for coronavirus, the first such cases in Britain, England's chief medical officer said on Friday.This announcement comes a day after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak an international public health emergency. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/6486604/co...Subscribe to Global News Channel…
Delta suspends US flights to China amid new coronavirus

Delta suspends US flights to China amid new coronavirus

United Airlines is the only remaining U.S. carrier offering flights to China.January 31, 2020, 4:30 PM3 min read Delta Airlines and American Airlines suspended all of their flights to China as coronavirus cases in the country top 9,600. Delta will temporarily suspend flights starting Feb. 6 through April 30, due to "ongoing concerns related to…
Anne Cox Chambers, wealthy newspaper heiress, dies at 100

Anne Cox Chambers, wealthy newspaper heiress, dies at 100

The family of Anne Cox Chambers says the newspaper heiress has died at the age of 100January 31, 2020, 1:59 PM4 min readATLANTA -- Anne Cox Chambers, a newspaper heiress, diplomat and philanthropist who was one of the country's richest women, died Friday at the age of 100. Her nephew James Cox Kennedy announced her…
In Egypt, 12-year-old girl dies after genital mutilation

In Egypt, 12-year-old girl dies after genital mutilation

A 12-year-old girl has died in southern Egypt after her parents brought her this week to a doctor who preformed female genital mutilation, a criminal practice that remains widespread in the regionBy NOHA ELHENNAWY Associated PressJanuary 31, 2020, 1:04 PM2 min readCAIRO -- A 12-year-old girl died this week in southern Egypt after her parents…
Alleged rape victim to testify Friday at Harvey Weinstein trial

Alleged rape victim to testify Friday at Harvey Weinstein trial

The alleged rape took place in New York City in March, 2013. January 31, 2020, 11:29 AM4 min read Today, Harvey Weinstein will come face-to-face with the woman he is charged with raping in a New York City hotel room in 2013. The witness, who has not publicly identified herself, is not being named by…
Indictment, a plan and a pardon: Israeli PM has a wild week

Indictment, a plan and a pardon: Israeli PM has a wild week

MOSCOW -- When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left the White House after the unveiling of President Donald Trump’s Mideast plan, which hugely favors Israel, he and his entourage could barely contain their glee as they boasted of realizing their dream of swiftly annexing large swaths of the West Bank. But by the time his…
Fotis Dulos, Connecticut man charged with killing wife, dies by suicide

Fotis Dulos, Connecticut man charged with killing wife, dies by suicide

Fotis Dulos was found unresponsive in his garage on Tuesday.January 30, 2020, 11:44 PM6 min read Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man charged with killing his estranged wife, has died by suicide, according to his lawyer. Dulos was found unresponsive in his garage after a suicide attempt on Tuesday. He had been in "dire" condition in…
‘One of the worst incidents in American history’: Family of handcuffed man fatally shot by officer demands justice

‘One of the worst incidents in American history’: Family of handcuffed man fatally shot...

The mother and two children of an African American man killed when he was shot seven times by a Maryland police officer while sitting handcuffed in front of a police cruiser spoke out on Thursday to demand swift justice for what their lawyer called "one of the worst incidents in American history." The family of…
New witnesses unlikely, Trump impeachment trial could end quickly: GOP sources

New witnesses unlikely, Trump impeachment trial could end quickly: GOP sources

The Senate trial could be over by the weekend if Republicans have the votes. January 30, 2020, 3:53 PM6 min read Senators return at 1 p.m. Thursday for a second day of questions to House managers and President Donald Trump’s legal team in his impeachment trial as attempts by Democrats to rally votes for new…
Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser endorses Mike Bloomberg

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser endorses Mike Bloomberg

She could be a strong voice of support for Bloomberg's late bidJanuary 30, 2020, 3:12 PM6 min read Washington D.C.'s Mayor Muriel Bowser will endorse Mike Bloomberg Thursday afternoon, as he's set to give a speech on affordable housing in the nation's capital. Bowser will be appearing with Bloomberg at his remarks, and will go…
Severe weather possible in Southern Florida, atmospheric river targets Northwest

Severe weather possible in Southern Florida, atmospheric river targets Northwest

A new storm will track across the Gulf of Mexico toward Florida.January 30, 2020, 1:28 PM5 min read A new storm will quickly develop in southern U.S. and track across the Gulf of Mexico toward Florida, where severe weather is expected Friday night and Saturday – the beginning of Super Bowl weekend. The storm will…
4-year-old boy shot and killed during overnight home invasion

4-year-old boy shot and killed during overnight home invasion

The boy's father is being interviewed by police to learn about what happened. January 30, 2020, 1:16 PM4 min read A 4-year-old boy has been shot and killed during a home invasion overnight. The incident occurred at approximately 1 a.m. in North Philadelphia when emergency responders received a call reporting a home invasion robbery at…
Warplanes kill 10, strike hospital in Syrian offensive

Warplanes kill 10, strike hospital in Syrian offensive

Activists say warplanes backing a Syrian government offensive hit a town in a northwestern, rebel-held enclave, killing at least 10 people, including some who were fleeing the attack, and putting a local hospital out of serviceBy SARAH EL DEEB Associated PressJanuary 30, 2020, 1:44 PM5 min readBEIRUT -- Warplanes struck a town in a rebel-held…
Passenger slashes mother in face with knife after child throws up on bus

Passenger slashes mother in face with knife after child throws up on bus

The suspect was allegedly enraged after the bus was taken out of service.January 30, 2020, 9:29 AM3 min read A mother has been slashed in the face with a knife after her child threw up on a public bus and another passenger became so enraged that she allegedly followed the mother and attacked her. The…
1-year-old boy shot in head when parents got into physical altercation over gun

1-year-old boy shot in head when parents got into physical altercation over gun

The suspect then lied to police saying his son was shot by people on the street.January 30, 2020, 8:21 AM3 min read A 1-year-old child has been shot in the head when a gun his parents were having a physical altercation over accidentally went off during the argument. The incident occurred at around 7:30 p.m.…
US life expectancy rose in 2018 for 1st time in 4 years: Study

US life expectancy rose in 2018 for 1st time in 4 years: Study

Drug overdose deaths are declining for the first time in decades.January 30, 2020, 5:44 AM5 min read Life expectancy in the U.S. rose in 2018, the first such increase in four years, according to a report the National Center for Health Statistics published on Thursday. The average American man will live to be 76, and…
Wrongfully convicted New York City man refused to admit guilt to parole board 8 times, attorney says

Wrongfully convicted New York City man refused to admit guilt to parole board 8...

In an act of desperation, Rafael Ruiz told the parole board he was guilty once.January 30, 2020, 2:43 PM6 min read A Bronx, New York, man spent the last 35 years proclaiming his innocence to prosecutors, his defense attorney, in appellate court documents and to the parole board. Rafael Ruiz was sentenced to 8 1/3…

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