As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny him the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.  Full Article   |  Video

Blast claimed by Islamic State kills U.S. troops in Syria Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 

BEIRUT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed two U.S. troops and two civilians working for the U.S. military in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said the group had been defeated there and that he would pull out all American forces.  Full Article  |  Video  

Kenya hotel siege over, militants and at least 21 victims dead 00:21 GMT 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of people into terrifying escapes, the government said on Wednesday.  Full Article  |  Video  

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