At war over the wall.,Tonight President Trump made his first Oval Office address to the nation to push Congress to fund a border wall.,Democratic leaders accused the president of holding America hostage and costing government workers their livelihoods.,But the president insists his wall must be built to protect the southern border.
President Donald Trump will address the nation Tuesday night about what he calls the humanitarian and national security crisis at the border.,Local political analysts tell KAKE News this is one of the few ways the president has to move the fight over the border wall in any direction as the stalemate enters week three.,Probably his best way to move this matter is to go public and to try to raise the profile of this issue and convince people that he's right and the Democrats in Congress are wrong," said Dr. Neal Allen, political scientist at Wichita State University.,Dr. Allen also says the majority of Americans still oppose the idea of a wall along the southern border as a financial priority for the country.,When you have had emergency power building in the past, it tends to be things like a military base that's put up during war time," said Dr. Allen.
Earl Warren, of Fort Dodge, was shopping at the Key on Central Friday afternoon when he heard loud banging noises from across the street.,When he looked outside, he was among the first to notice a section of the building at 1031 Central Ave. leaning out.,The tilting section of the wall fell in three large chunks shortly before 2:40 p.m., raining bricks, dust, mortar and bits of wood down onto the sidewalk and into 11th Street.,Fierke said Friday afternoon that the building owner is responsible for removing any part of the building that is in imminent danger of of falling down.,As he surveyed the fallen bricks Friday afternoon, he remained grateful it wasn’t worse.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The year just started, but a new challenge has already been added to the “don’t-try-this-at-home” category.,Netflix issued a Twitter warning Wednesday urging people to avoid the “Bird Box” challenge, inspired by the streaming service’s popular new film that stars Sandra Bullock as a woman who tries to lead herself and her two children to safety from a mysterious entity that drives anyone who sets eyes on it to commit suicide.,The movie’s premise has sparked an internet challenge, with people filming themselves blindfolded trying to perform mundane tasks such as riding a scooter, climbing stairs or simply maneuvering around their homes.,Netflix tweeted: “Can’t believe I have to say this, but: PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE.”,According to the New York Times, YouTube personality Morgan Adams posted a video of her “24 Hour Bird Box Challenge” showing her and a friend spending an entire day blindfolded, which garnered nearly 2 million views in four days.