Senior Democrat Nancy Pelosi has accused US President Donald Trump of acting ‘petulant’ and walking out of a meeting designed to break the impasse over the US-Mexico border wall issue. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says when Speaker Pelosi didn’t agree to the wall, President Trump responded, ‘we have nothing to discuss’ and walked out. Now in the 19th day of a partial government shutdown, about 800,000 workers in the US remain indefinitely on an unpaid leave of absence.
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke jailed for nearly seven years for shooting black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014.
The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced …