'Stalemate': UK government's secret legal advice reveals Brexit fears

Brexit supporters and May's nominal allies in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party say it could leave Britain forced to accept European Union regulations indefinitely, or Northern Ireland treated differently from the rest of the Unite... More..

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Trump to name Heather Nauert as United Nations ambassador tomorrow, reports say
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump to name Heather Nauert as United Nations ambassador tomorrow, reports say

Nauert has been on the short list for ambassador to the United Nations since Haley announced that she was stepping down from her post in October. Fox News said Mr Trump would tweet about the appointment...More..

Housekeeper at Trump's NJ golf club details first family's laundry habits
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Housekeeper at Trump's NJ golf club details first family's laundry habits

One supervisor, in the Times " words, "frequently made remarks about the employees' vulnerable legal status when critiquing their work ... sometimes calling them "stupid illegal immigrants' with less intelli...More..

Father Makes Bully Daughter Walk Eight Kilometres To School
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Father Makes Bully Daughter Walk Eight Kilometres To School

Cox went on to explain that, as he sees it, a lot of children believe that certain things, such as a ride to school in the morning from their parents or their bus driver, are "a right" and not a privilege that ...More..

Luxembourg to make public transport free for all
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Luxembourg to make public transport free for all

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel has promised to make public transit a priority and to lift fares on buses, trains, and streetcars by next summer, the Guardian reports. Drivers spent an average of 33 hours in tra...More..

Police increasingly concerned for British backpacker missing in New Zealand
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Police increasingly concerned for British backpacker missing in New Zealand

Her family became concerned when she did not respond to birthday messages on Sunday, New Zealand Herald reported. The missing girl's father is on his way to New Zealand to search for his daughter. The last ...More..

Congress delays government shutdown fight for two weeks
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Congress delays government shutdown fight for two weeks

Even some Republicans balk at spending more than the $1.6 billion for fencing and other security improvements already provided. On Monday, the president again attacked Democrats for their aversion to his wall...More..

US Senate to declare MbS 'complicit' in Khashoggi death
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

US Senate to declare MbS 'complicit' in Khashoggi death

It's among several measures being considered after a closed Central Intelligence Agency briefing on Capitol Hill. "I would imagine in a Democratic administration, I would be all over them for being in the poc...More..

Trump optimistic despite haze around China trade
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Trump optimistic despite haze around China trade

A statement from an unnamed Chinese official said only that the negotiations with the US had a "clear timeline and road map" that China aimed to implement. Mr Pompeo said in Brussels on Tuesday that the...More..

At least three dead in bomb attack in Iran's Chabahar
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

At least three dead in bomb attack in Iran's Chabahar

New Delhi considers the port in Chabahar, which lies in Sistan-Baluchistan province of Iran, very crucial for its strategic interest in the region. The blast near Chabahar's police headquarters on Shahid Rig...More..

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte 'jokes' about cannabis use
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte 'jokes' about cannabis use

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, it's true", Duterte protested. Baka akala nitong ASEAN Secretariat boy scout kami? "This can not stand. We refuse to get used to it", she added. "I'm going to hold my government a...More..

Iran's missile program upsets U.S. war tactics
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Iran's missile program upsets U.S. war tactics

The United States and Iran traded accusations Tuesday over Tehran's latest ballistic missile test, which the U.N. Security Council discussed behind closed doors without taking any action. Those US sanctions h...More..

South Korean President Moon says visit from North Korea's Kim 'a possibility'
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

South Korean President Moon says visit from North Korea's Kim 'a possibility'

Ban, a former South Korean foreign minister, said "this is the time" to achieve North Korea's denuclearisation after almost a quarter century of unsuccessful efforts, and that the North and the world should...More..

US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan

The Marine Corps tweeted that the incident occurred at about 02:00 on Thursday (17:00 GMT Wednesday). The last major USA military aircraft incident occurred in May when an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane...More..

CCTV footage emerges of chaos as thugs target Global Citizen concert-goers
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

CCTV footage emerges of chaos as thugs target Global Citizen concert-goers

The festival, part of Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday celebrations, was attended by 200 000 engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030. Scores of people making their ...More..

Mafia raids across Europe target 'Ndrangheta group
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Mafia raids across Europe target 'Ndrangheta group

European officials announced the arrests at the Hague headquarters of Eurojust, the European Union prosecutors agency set up to bolster the fight against cross-border crime in the 28-nation bloc. The 'Ndrangh...More..

PETA releases list of animal friendly idioms to avoid 'speciesism'
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

PETA releases list of animal friendly idioms to avoid 'speciesism'

It included suggested replacement phrases for common phrases that the organization says are harmful. Instead of "beat a dead horse", PETA recommends saying "feed a fed horse", even though "beat a dead hor...More..

Macron Halts Fuel Tax Hike In Bid To Curb Riots
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Macron Halts Fuel Tax Hike In Bid To Curb Riots

They blocked several fuel depots and, on a highway near the southern city of Aubagne, commandeered a toll booth to let motorists pass for free near a sign reading "Macron dictator". 'I would say that 80 per cen...More..

Facebook gave preferential access to data to certain companies, documents show
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Facebook gave preferential access to data to certain companies, documents show

They include emails sent to and from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior Facebook executives. Damian Collins MP, the chair of the parliamentary committee involved, highlighted several "key issues" i...More..

Soros-founded university says 'forced out of Budapest'
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Soros-founded university says 'forced out of Budapest'

However it is the institution's US-accredited masters programmes which have done most to attract students from over 100 countries to the CEU, which has always been regarded by the nationalist Orban as a hostile...More..

Body found during search for U.S. tourist missing in Costa Rica
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Body found during search for U.S. tourist missing in Costa Rica

Espinoza said all data gathered indicates the body is Stefaniak's; however, investigators are waiting to compare fingerprints from the body with Federal Bureau of Investigation records and noted dental and DNA ...More..

George HW Bush's final journey to the Capitol
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

George HW Bush's final journey to the Capitol

The dog, which is highly trained , will help other veterans and is going to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, according to CNN . The casket carrying the body of George HW Bush is set to ar...More..

Chris Dawson: Arrest in podcast-highlighted Australian mystery
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Chris Dawson: Arrest in podcast-highlighted Australian mystery

The case has been brought back to light following hugely successful crime podcast The Teacher's Pet , produced by The Australian . The 33-year-old mother of two girls vanished from the couple's Bayview home...More..

Session Is
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Session Is "An Embarrassment" To Wisconsin

That measure is meant to prevent Evers and the incoming Democratic attorney general, Josh Kaul, from following through on their campaign promise to end Wisconsin's challenge to the federal Affordable Care ...More..

AgustaWestland deal 'middleman' Christian Michel brought to India
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

AgustaWestland deal 'middleman' Christian Michel brought to India

Christian James Michel was on the line. He has been described as a historic consultant for AgustaWestland . In February 2010, the ruling UPA government signed a contract to purchase 12 AgustaWestland AW101...More..

Yemen's Houthi rebels head to Sweden for expected peace talks
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Yemen's Houthi rebels head to Sweden for expected peace talks

Griffiths hopes to reach a deal on reopening Sanaa airport and securing a prisoner swap and a ceasefire in Hodeidah as a foundation for a wider truce, including a halt to coalition air strikes that have killed ...More..

Rudy Giuliani has no idea how the internet works
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Rudy Giuliani has no idea how the internet works

Because Giuliani accidentally missed a space in his tweet, Twitter mistook "G-20.in" for a domain name - and presumably at that point, some enterprising internet prankster bought that domain name and put in a...More..

Magnitude 7.6 natural disaster near Loyalty Islands, no tsunami threat to New Zealand
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Magnitude 7.6 natural disaster near Loyalty Islands, no tsunami threat to New Zealand

Residents of New Caledonia, which lies north of New Zealand, received text messages directing them to go to refuges immediately, with waves of up to three metres possible, according to the warning centre. There...More..

Royal brothers and wives to spend Christmas with the Queen
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Royal brothers and wives to spend Christmas with the Queen

Late in November a series of publications in the British tabloids, citing insiders close to the Royal family, had suggested the two princes, who used to be very close, are drifting apart because of the escala...More..

Trump Touts Benefits of China Trade Truce for U.S. Farmers
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Trump Touts Benefits of China Trade Truce for U.S. Farmers

China has agreed to scale back tariffs on imported USA cars, President Donald Trump said Sunday, one day after agreeing with Xi Jinping to a ceasefire in the trade war between the world's top two econom...More..

Bulandshahr cop's witness account
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Bulandshahr cop's witness account

They alleged that they had found carcasses of cows earlier that day in the fields - videos, which soon began circulating on WhatsApp and social media, show a tractor with several carcasses blocking the road lea...More..

Trump complains about cost of ‘uncontrollable’ arms race
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Trump complains about cost of ‘uncontrollable’ arms race

In October , US President Donald Trump declared the United States would pull out of the treaty and build up America's nuclear stockpile "until people come to their senses". The two did have an "informal" conv...More..

‘A Smoking Saw’: US Senators Leave CIA Briefing Convinced MBS Killed Khashoggi
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

‘A Smoking Saw’: US Senators Leave CIA Briefing Convinced MBS Killed Khashoggi

Corker called on US President Donald Trump to strongly condemn Saudi Arabia for the journalist's murder and make sure that those responsible are held accountable, Reuters reported . -Saudi relations, urging th...More..

Special counsel notes Michael Flynn's cooperation, recommends no prison time
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Special counsel notes Michael Flynn's cooperation, recommends no prison time

Flynn provided 'substantial assistance to the government", and the Mueller team has recommended a sentence "at the low end of the guideline range-including a sentence that does not impose a term of incarceratio...More..

NRCC Suffered 'Major' Email Hack During 2018 Election
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

NRCC Suffered 'Major' Email Hack During 2018 Election

On the heels of a reported cyberattack on the National Republican Congressional Committee during the 2018 midterm elections, the incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee jabbed at Republicans ...More..