Rudd suggests alternatives to May’s plan if Brexit deal defeated

Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that a failure by lawmakers to back her Brexit deal risks leading to the entire venture being canceled. Although being in the single market would require maintaining freedom of movement ... More..

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Israel locates third 'Hezbollah' tunnel crossing from Lebanon

The army said it believed the three attempted to use the cover of stormy weather to approach the Israeli forces. The announcement of the new find came after Israeli soldiers on Saturday opened fire at what th...More..

Tennessee carries out second electrocution of death row inmate of year
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Tennessee carries out second electrocution of death row inmate of year

Attorneys for 61-year-old inmate David Earl Miller had previously filed two applications seeking to halt the scheduled 7 p.m. execution at a Nashville prison. The electric chair is an available alternative to...More..

Snow to blanket the South this weekend
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Snow to blanket the South this weekend

Forecasters said the western half of the Triangle - including Orange and Durham counties - could see 4 to 8 inches of snow and ice. Heavy rain with 1 to 3 inches is projected Saturday , with "rates expected to...More..

House Committee Releases Transcript of Interview With Ex-FBI Head Comey
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

House Committee Releases Transcript of Interview With Ex-FBI Head Comey

The House Judiciary Committee has released the transcript of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony in a closed session before the committee on Friday. Comey did not identify the Americans, but said ...More..

New Zealand police hold 'grave fears' for British tourist
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

New Zealand police hold 'grave fears' for British tourist

Photo: Auckland City Police/PA Wire. She had booked to stay at the Base Backpackers hostel in central Auckland until 8 December. The police officer said the man is not in custody but is a person of interest...More..

Grace Millane: Police identify 'location of interest' in search for body
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Grace Millane: Police identify 'location of interest' in search for body

A 26-year-old man is due to appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow charged with the murder of Ms Millane, 22, who disappeared while visiting the city on Saturday last week. "I can now advise that a shor...More..

Prosecutors Recommend 'Substantial' Prison Time for Michael Cohen Despite His Assistance
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Prosecutors Recommend 'Substantial' Prison Time for Michael Cohen Despite His Assistance

The meeting didn't take place. "Thank you!" he tweeted shortly after the report's release. Among other things, those documents indicated that prosecutors believe Trump ordered Cohen to pay hush money to t...More..

Ecuador: U.K. guarantees for Assange to leave embassy
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Ecuador: U.K. guarantees for Assange to leave embassy

Julian Assange can walk out of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London any time he wants and face little prospect of jail time or extradition to face charges that carry a death penalty, the president of Ecuador...More..

Peresvet, new laser weapons systems, in Russia's military
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Peresvet, new laser weapons systems, in Russia's military

In October, President Donald Trump sparked concern globally by declaring the United States would pull out of the deal and build up America's nuclear stockpile "until people come to their senses". The latest spi...More..

Ukraine launches drill near Russia's border
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Ukraine launches drill near Russia's border

Rachel McMarr, a spokesperson for the US Pacific Fleet, told CNN in a statement. Russian Federation rammed and fired on Ukrainian naval vessels, subsequently capturing three ships and detaining 24 service m...More..

Maduro departs to meet Putin in Moscow
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Maduro departs to meet Putin in Moscow

Maduro also wrote on his official Twitter page that he was headed to an "important work meeting" with Putin. The Turkish leader also condemned the economic sanctions that Maduro faces since 2017. The Venez...More..

White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to resign soon
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to resign soon

Trump had discussed replacing Kelly on multiple occasions, including following the negative publicity surrounding Kelly's handling of domestic violence accusations against then-White House staff secretary Ro...More..

Rwandan government critic acquitted of 'baseless' insurrection charges
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Rwandan government critic acquitted of 'baseless' insurrection charges

Diane Rwigara was also charged with "forging or adjustment of documents" and "use of counterfeited documents", while her mother, Adeline, faced an additional charge of "discrimination and sectarian practices"....More..

In Show of Support, US Conducts Ukraine Fly-Over
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

In Show of Support, US Conducts Ukraine Fly-Over

The Navy, meanwhile, is expected to sail a warship into the Black Sea later this month, a passage that American ships have done a number of times this year. Poroshenko said he plans to send navy ships in respon...More..

Neo-nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville riots
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Neo-nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville riots

Instead, Fields' lawyers suggested during the two-week trial that he felt intimidated by a hostile crowd and acted to protect himself. Fields was also found guilty of eight counts of malicious wounding of var...More..

6 people, mostly teenagers, killed in Italy nightclub stampede
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

6 people, mostly teenagers, killed in Italy nightclub stampede

Some 10 of those injured are in a serious condition, according to local media, with many suffering severe bruising or even broken bones. "Sadly, six people died and dozens are injured", the fire service said in...More..

Grace Millane disappearance now a homicide investigation, police say
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Grace Millane disappearance now a homicide investigation, police say

Evidence they had found had indicated Grace was no longer alive, Beard said. Beard said the investigation had progressed rapidly since identifying the last sighting of Millane at CityLife hotel in central Auc...More..

John Kelly Was Questioned By Mueller Team About Obstruction
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

John Kelly Was Questioned By Mueller Team About Obstruction

Mark Milley, as his next top military adviser. According to Axios , Kelly will be replaced by Nick Ayers , who now works as chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence . But in the last months, Kelly has ...More..

Donald Trump Nominates Former News Anchor Heather Nauert As UN Envoy
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Donald Trump Nominates Former News Anchor Heather Nauert As UN Envoy

The president said Nauert is "somebody that we know very well" and "has done a great job" as the State Department's press secretary. Nauert's confirmation could hinge on her performance at the hearing. With...More..

Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei

Meng, who takes her last name from her mother, received a master's degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhun, China , and started in a low-level position at Huawei in 1993 when she i...More..

UN Fails to Pass Anti-Hamas Resolution
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

UN Fails to Pass Anti-Hamas Resolution

The draft received 87 votes in favor, 57 against, 33 abstentions and 16 countries did not vote. Last June, 62 countries voted for a US-backed amendment condemning Hamas, 58 opposed it and 42 abstained . She ...More..

New leader chosen to replace Germany's Angela Merkel
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

New leader chosen to replace Germany's Angela Merkel

The politician is a supporter of the German Chancellor's policies and has been often referred to as Mrs Merkel's "protege" or even "Mini Merkel". Friday's vote pits CDU general secretary Annegret Kramp-Karren...More..

USS McCampbell, U.S. Navy destroyer, challenges Russian Federation in Sea of Japan
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

USS McCampbell, U.S. Navy destroyer, challenges Russian Federation in Sea of Japan

The last time the USA conducted a "freedom of navigation operation" in that area, not far from Vladivostok, home of the Russian Pacific Fleet, was in 1987, when the country making such a territorial-waters cla...More..

Trump Nominates New Attorney General
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump Nominates New Attorney General

Barr is the leading candidate to head the Justice Department. Barr did not respond to ABC's request for comment. A third source familiar with the process said if Trump offered the position to Barr, he wou...More..

William H. Barr Is Reportedly Trump's Attorney General Front-Runner
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

William H. Barr Is Reportedly Trump's Attorney General Front-Runner

Mr. Trump called him "a highly respected lawyer" who is thought highly of by both parties. On another Clinton-related investigative topic, Barr told The New York Times in November of past year he believed...More..

Trump Lashes Out at Mueller Ahead of Potentially Damaging Court Filings
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump Lashes Out at Mueller Ahead of Potentially Damaging Court Filings

President Trump blamed the special counsel investigation and "Presidential Harassment" for dragging down his approval rating on Thursday. "Without the phony Russian Federation witch hunt, and with all that we...More..

CNN's New York Offices Temporarily Evacuated After Bomb Threat
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

CNN's New York Offices Temporarily Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Before allowing employees to return to work, the NYPD confirmed that a police investigation was taking place at Columbus Circle but said that the threat had not yet been substantiated. The caller who phoned ...More..

Withdrawing US, NATO Troops From Afghanistan Risks '9/11' Recurrence - Pentagon
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Withdrawing US, NATO Troops From Afghanistan Risks '9/11' Recurrence - Pentagon

Pakistan's military says it is taking "every step" required to help the United States successfully achieve a political reconciliation in Afghanistan and exit the war-shattered country "as friend of the region, ...More..

Satellite images show expansion, activity at two North Korean missile bases
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Satellite images show expansion, activity at two North Korean missile bases

Despite that site being known to the US intelligence community, images show in the past year, North Korea has significantly expanded to a nearby base. Trump and other administration officials have said sanction...More..

United Nations peacekeepers confirm Israeli report of tunnel at Lebanon border
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

United Nations peacekeepers confirm Israeli report of tunnel at Lebanon border

According to the outlet, people involved believed that it was routine training as the preparations for Operation Northern Shield, announced on 4 December, were kept secret. Hezbollah has not directly responde...More..

Michigan Senate GOP votes to gut recently approved voting access expansion
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Michigan Senate GOP votes to gut recently approved voting access expansion

It's the latest in the Michigan GOP's series of undemocratic attempts to gut new citizen-initiated laws approved by voters in November, and strip power from incoming Democrats. The proposal up for a vote wo...More..

'Stalemate': UK government's secret legal advice reveals Brexit fears
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

'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...More..

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..