Weinstein, President Trump, Officer discussed on 24 Hour News
The week. AP radio news. I'm Tim Maguire. The big news yesterday on the partial government shutdown was house speaker Nancy Pelosi's letter suggesting President Trump postponed, the state of the union address set for the twenty ninth of this month until after the partial shutdown ends today. Trump sending a letter of his own postponing military aircraft for her to us on a trip to Afghanistan and Brussels AP's Jonathan Lemaire reports spat as delayed any real work on ending the shutdown communicating not across the bargaining table, which you think would be needed to solve the shutdown, but rather through sort of nasty letters that are dressed up. And of course, the politeness of official Washington, but underneath it really carry some heat Trump now cancelled the delegation's trip later this month to an economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, all the while some eight hundred thousand federal workers are caught in the buying the number of those seeking unemployment benefits top ten thousand the week of January fifth, but only those on furlough can apply. Those on the job are working without pay. But they're not eligible from ask for asking for the. Benefits IRS worker. Shannon LS tells Casey TV and Kansas City, she's been called back in expectation of a flood of tax return. I am now officially one of the essential employees. And so I will be forced to go back to work with no pay three. Chicago police officers have been acquitted by a judge of charges of trying to cover up the two thousand fourteen police shooting a black teenager Liqun McDonald to try to protect another officer who pulled the trigger Reverend Martin hunter McDonald's, great uncle claims. The trial was unfair verdict says to police officers that you can you can lie cheat. Steal rate, Robin tillage. And it's okay. We'll we we will we will support you and make sure that you never see the inside of a jail cell. The officer who shot McDonald Jason Van Dyke was convicted of second degree murder in a separate trial. He will be sentenced tomorrow. This is a radio news. Harvey. Weinstein's defense attorney bows out instrument Brockman filed papers to withdraw as Weinstein's lawyer. They say joint statement it was an amicable split. It's still has to be approved by a judge Bronfman. One of the city's top defense lawyers has had numerous high profile clients, including Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Sean combs and Michael Jackson two weeks ago. Brockman persuaded the court to drop some but not all of the sex assault charges against Weinstein. The departure had been the subject of speculation for about a week in an Esquire profile of the lawyer. He calls Weinstein, the kind of guy who gets a second opinion on his tuna salad. Warren Levinson, New York an avalanche at a New Mexico. Ski resort is injured. Two people prompting precautionary search for other possible. Victims officials say there are no others caught in that slight accident happened despite a series of precautions taken this morning ski patrollers evaluating conditions setting off explosives to trigger slides before the slopes were open..