Britain's Labour meets to decide stance on second Brexit referendum

What this means in practice is that Corbyn loyalists could lose control of Labour's ruling NEC, given that the vote of those who think of themselves as part of the Corbyn project would no longer be unified. "And we want a strong single market relatio... More..

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Barr threatens to no-show at House judiciary hearing over format
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Barr threatens to no-show at House judiciary hearing over format

Barr has proposed allowing a small group of lawmakers to review a less-redacted report , but House Democrats have issued a subpoena for the full report. Barr is reportedly opposed to the additional rounds of ...More..

OR ironworker killed in Seattle crane collapse identified
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

OR ironworker killed in Seattle crane collapse identified

The crane collapsed near the often-congested intersection of Mercer and Fairview Avenue just north of downtown in the South Lake Union neighbourhood on Saturday afternoon. She said she drove to Seattle on Sat...More..

'International network' involved in Sri Lanka bombings: cabinet spokesman
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

'International network' involved in Sri Lanka bombings: cabinet spokesman

On Easter Sunday , CCTV cameras appeared to capture the moment a man walked into the church to blow himself up, killing more than 100 people and wounding many more, in one of several coordinated suicide att...More..

Emperor Akihito begins abdication rituals as Japan marks end of era
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Emperor Akihito begins abdication rituals as Japan marks end of era

They include the sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami, from whom, according to mythology, the 2,600-year imperial line is descended. Japanese police on Monday arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with two paring...More..

U.S. military spending up as global outlay hits 31-year high
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

U.S. military spending up as global outlay hits 31-year high

Despite the increase from previous year, India's military burden was the lowest since the 1960s and made up for 2.4pc of its GDP. China, meanwhile, increased its military spending for the 24th consecutive yea...More..

Trump Family Sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One To Fight Dems' Subpoenas
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Trump Family Sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One To Fight Dems' Subpoenas

But Monday's lawsuit had a slight difference from the suit last week, in that neither the House itself nor House members are being sued. The lawsuit by Trump, his sons Donald Jr . "They seek information goin...More..

Boeing CEO Faces Tough Questions On 737 Max Plane's Design
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Boeing CEO Faces Tough Questions On 737 Max Plane's Design

At Boeing's annual meeting in Chicago on Monday, one audience member asked Mr Muilenburg: "Can you admit that the design was flawed?" The CEO of Boeing is promising upgrades to the 737 Max jet aimed at av...More..

Read the affidavit on the alleged thwarted terror plot in Southern California
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Read the affidavit on the alleged thwarted terror plot in Southern California

Authorities in Southern California were able to disrupt an alleged terrorism plot aimed at "multiple targets" in the Southland the Department of Justice said today. But Domingo was caught thanks to a sting oper...More..

Donald Trump's Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein submits letter of resignation
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Donald Trump's Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein submits letter of resignation

It was his name on the letter describing the justifications for Mr. Trump to fire former FBI Director James Comey , and it was his decision to appoint Mueller, resulting in the special counsel's two-year inve...More..

AOC accuses Kellyanne Conway of trying to 'stoke suspicion' about her faith
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

AOC accuses Kellyanne Conway of trying to 'stoke suspicion' about her faith

She was referring to the attacks on mosques in New Zealand last month that killed 49 Muslims and to the series of explosions on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka that left almost 300 Christians dead. "You might ha...More..

IS chief Baghdadi emerges on video for first time in five years
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

IS chief Baghdadi emerges on video for first time in five years

Seated on a flowered mattress in a bare white room, he spoke about the group's losses in the recent battle of Baghouz, vowed that the fight is not over and congratulated the perpetrators of the Easter Sunday ...More..

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un returns home after Russian Federation visit
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un returns home after Russian Federation visit

KCNA reported that President Putin had accepted an invitation to visit North Korea . It did not report on any specific agreements regarding North Korea's nuclear weapons program and US -led sanctions against...More..

Harnessed whale may have been trained by Russian navy
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Harnessed whale may have been trained by Russian navy

Petersburg", and had a camera mount. Spokesman Joergen Ree Wiig said fishermen in Arctic Norway reported seeing the tame white cetacean with a tight harness swimming around last week. 'We know that in Russi...More..

NRA Ousts Oliver North and Quashes Discussion of Financial Wrongdoing
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

NRA Ousts Oliver North and Quashes Discussion of Financial Wrongdoing

Members then voted to keep the debate private and send the resolution to the board, which is scheduled to meet on Monday. New York's attorney general, Letitia James, has issued subpoenas as part of an inve...More..

Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes

But there is a salient instance, however, that is garnering increasing attention as a possible route to impeachment. McGahn departed the administration in October 2018. The report cited "McGahn's clear recollec...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation raids Baltimore City Hall and Mayor Catherine Pugh's homes
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Federal Bureau of Investigation raids Baltimore City Hall and Mayor Catherine Pugh's homes

And indeed, among the agents who descended on seven locations in Baltimore associated with Pugh - including her former campaign treasurer's office, an aide's apartment and a nonprofit job training center that...More..

Woman Died Saving Rabbi in Chabad Synagogue Shooting, Witnesses Say
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Woman Died Saving Rabbi in Chabad Synagogue Shooting, Witnesses Say

A gunman has opened fire at a synagogue in California, crowded with Sabbath worshippers, leaving one woman dead and wounding three other people, police say. LOS ANGELES, April 27 (Xinhua) - The suspect of Satur...More..

Sri Lanka police chief refuses to quit over Easter attacks
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Sri Lanka police chief refuses to quit over Easter attacks

The law that takes effect from Monday did not specifically name veils worn by many Muslim women. Meanwhile, the government banned all kinds of face coverings that may hide people's identities. Kalmunai is in ...More..

Gunman fires into crowd gathered for cookouts in Baltimore, killing 1
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Gunman fires into crowd gathered for cookouts in Baltimore, killing 1

According to local media reports , the shooting happened while people were gathered for a cookout. Buster's Place Barber Shop nearby Perkins Square Baptist Church, at the corner of Edmondson Ave and Doswell ...More..

DP Ruto leads Kenyans in celebrating Eliud Kipchoge for London Marathon heroics
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

DP Ruto leads Kenyans in celebrating Eliud Kipchoge for London Marathon heroics

Kenya's Kipchoge made it an incredible 11 marathon wins from 12 races, leading from start to finish to come home in a time of two hours, two minutes and 37 seconds - 58 seconds off his own world record set prev...More..

Spain's center-left Socialists win national elections
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Spain's center-left Socialists win national elections

With 99% of votes counted, the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) is headed to a victory with an estimated 28% of the popular vote, giving it an estimated 123 seats in the 350-seat parliament, which is 40 ...More..

Model Tales Soare dies after collapsing on catwalk
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Model Tales Soare dies after collapsing on catwalk

He was later taken to hospital and pronounced dead. The cause of his death has not been revealed. The man was attended to by paramedics on the catwalk but could not be rescued. "And we ask for respect at th...More..

Michael Cummins in Custody After 5 Dead
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Michael Cummins in Custody After 5 Dead

Michael Cummins, 25, was detained after being found at a nearby location, during which one of the almost two dozens officers from Sumner County's SWAT team shot him, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investi...More..

I don't regret what I said, Mo Farah insists after London Marathon
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

I don't regret what I said, Mo Farah insists after London Marathon

Speaking shortly after finishing, he said: "I felt great with my start". The irrepressible Eliud Kipchoge shattered the course record to win the London Marathon for an unprecedented fourth time and complete...More..

Canadian capital Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Canadian capital Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell

The river has almost reached 2017 levels, he said, when more than 100 centimetres of water surrounded the house. Watson said he's also asked for help from the Canadian Armed Forces. The latest forecast from...More..

ISIS claims attack on east coast city of Sri Lanka
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

ISIS claims attack on east coast city of Sri Lanka

Three suicide bombers blew themselves up last night after realising they were cornered, also killing three women inside the building in Sainthamaruthu, a town south of Batticaloa, the scene of one of Sunday's b...More..

PepsiCo Sues 4 Gujarat Farmers for Cultivating Its Patented Potato
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

PepsiCo Sues 4 Gujarat Farmers for Cultivating Its Patented Potato

It must be noted that the company so far has registered separate cases against 9 farmers of Gujarat for allegedly using its registered potato variety. " PepsiCo India has proposed to amicably settle with the...More..

Trump optimistic about new trade deal with Japan
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Trump optimistic about new trade deal with Japan

Abe has met with Trump at the White House twice - weeks after Trump's inauguration in February 2017 and a second time last June - and he has traveled to the President's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, t...More..

No money paid to North Korea for USA student Otto Warmbier
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

No money paid to North Korea for USA student Otto Warmbier

It is unclear whether the bill was ever paid . Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, was imprisoned after being accused of taking down a propaganda poster in his hotel during a trip to North Korea. By ...More..

Extremists In Sri Lanka Add 15 More To Country’s Death Toll
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Extremists In Sri Lanka Add 15 More To Country’s Death Toll

A group of suicide bombers said to be nine, attacked churches and hotels in Colombo and elsewhere last Sunday, causing heavy loss of life. "Three other men, also believed to be suicide bombers, were found d...More..

At least 4 die when crane collapses in downtown Seattle
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

At least 4 die when crane collapses in downtown Seattle

It's unclear what caused the crane to collapse. 'I looked up. The wind was blowing really strong, ' she said. The Seattle Times tweeted that several vehicles and a building were damaged. 'Half of it was...More..

Man arrested, several injured after shooting at California synagogue
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Man arrested, several injured after shooting at California synagogue

Several media outlets reported that the synagogue's rabbi was shot in the hand but continued to help members of his congregation and the suspect, though police declined to confirm those accounts. In a stateme...More..

USA judge accused of helping undocumented immigrant escape courthouse
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

USA judge accused of helping undocumented immigrant escape courthouse

Instead, the judge released the migrant and had a courtroom deputy take the man out by a back door, releasing him into the community to avoid ICE, according to a 19-page indictment lodged in federal district ...More..

Artworld Grifter Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey, Found Guilty of Larceny
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Artworld Grifter Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey, Found Guilty of Larceny

As she became more enmeshed with the New York City elite, Sorokin focused on an ambitious project to open an upscale nightclub that doubled as an art gallery. She told bank employees her loan would be secur...More..