Jeremy Corbyn: Public vote is only way out of Brexit crisis

Some of Jeremy Corbyn's closest colleagues think his decision not to commit Labour to supporting another referendum is "bonkers", Alastair Campbell has said. "But faced with the threat of no deal and a prime minister with no mandate, the only way... More..

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Smoke from Alberta wildfires reaches Atlantic Canada
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

Smoke from Alberta wildfires reaches Atlantic Canada

Smoke continues to be an issue for Canadian residents today, March 31. In the image below, you can see the extent of the smoke across Alberta and the southern Prairies, stretching all the way through the U.S....More..

McConnell says Republicans would confirm a Supreme Court justice in 2020
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

McConnell says Republicans would confirm a Supreme Court justice in 2020

In an appearance in Paducah, Ky., Tuesday, McConnell told a questioner asking what would happen if a Supreme Court Justice died next year, creating a vacancy, "Oh, we'd fill it ". Instead, McConnell said the S...More..

USA vice president to arrive in Ottawa for brief visit
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

USA vice president to arrive in Ottawa for brief visit

Over the past few months, various US states including Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Missouri have signed legislation so restrictive that it essentially bans abortions in those states. Pence, a well-known oppo...More..

Protesters in Iran, Iraq burn Israel, US flags on 'Quds Day'
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

Protesters in Iran, Iraq burn Israel, US flags on 'Quds Day'

According to police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld, a 19-year-old Palestinian was shot dead after an Israeli was stabbed near the Damascus Gate, a bustling main entrance to the predominantly Palestinian part of th...More..

by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

11-foot alligator breaks into sleeping woman's home

The alligator broke a lower window and climbed into the home. According to the Clearwater Police Department, the 11-foot apex predator was found inside a home on Eagles Landing Circle West, after it broke thr...More..

Kushner in Jordan to promot peace plan
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

Kushner in Jordan to promot peace plan

At the end of the week and then will meet President Trump in London when the latter makes a state visit there next week. The Bahrain conference is expected to focus on economic aspects of the "Deal of the C...More..

Dead, Six Wounded in Virginia Beach Shooting
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

Dead, Six Wounded in Virginia Beach Shooting

In Washington, a White House spokesman said President Donald Trump had been briefed on the shooting and "continues to monitor the situation". They said one person was in custody. He gave few details of what was...More..

Trump attacks Mueller, denies that Russian Federation helped him win
by | Friday, May 31, 2019

Trump attacks Mueller, denies that Russian Federation helped him win

First Trump tweeted that he had "nothing to do with Russian Federation helping me get elected". Trump's 20-minute eruption Thursday underscored that he remains deeply distressed over the probe that has shadow...More..

World's smallest surviving baby goes home 5 months after birth
by | Friday, May 31, 2019

World's smallest surviving baby goes home 5 months after birth

Her mother was only 23 weeks pregnant when she began feeling ill and was rushed to hospital to be told she had a condition called preeclampsia - which can put the lives of both mother and baby at risk. Afte...More..

by | Friday, May 31, 2019

China says United States ‘lies’ about effect of tariffs on its economy

China has been looking for ways to retaliate against the US after President Donald Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods in early May. After the trade war cease-fire in December, China had bou...More..

Iran Rejects Saudi Allegation at OIC Summit
by | Friday, May 31, 2019

Iran Rejects Saudi Allegation at OIC Summit

King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Friday urged leaders at an emergency Arab summit in Mecca to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region. 'Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi. Iraq's President Barham Salih t...More..

Trump laments Netanyahu failure to form Israel government: 'It's too bad'
by | Friday, May 31, 2019

Trump laments Netanyahu failure to form Israel government: 'It's too bad'

Israel says the attacks are fueled by incitement and sometimes motivated by assailants' personal problems. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a coalition and will now have to be ree...More..

North Korea's top U.S. envoy executed
by | Friday, May 31, 2019

North Korea's top U.S. envoy executed

A spokeswoman at Seoul's Unification Ministry declined to comment on the Chosun report. Previous South Korean reports of North Korean purges and executions have later proved inaccurate. President Donald T...More..

Merkel and Macron tensions rise over European Union top jobs
by | Friday, May 31, 2019

Merkel and Macron tensions rise over European Union top jobs

At a summit in Brussels , major powers France, Germany and Spain differed over who is best suited to lead the EU's powerful executive arm, the European Commission, for the next five years. "Others stand by the...More..

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards To Sign Latest Fetal Heartbeat Ban
by | Friday, May 31, 2019

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards To Sign Latest Fetal Heartbeat Ban

By a vote of 79-23, the lawmakers banned abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy. The fetal heartbeat abortion ban applies to pregnancies as early as six weeks, before some woman even know they are p...More..

Man sets himself on fire near the White House
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Man sets himself on fire near the White House

Secret Service said. The investigation was being turned over to the Metropolitan Police Department, the Park Police said. No further information was provided. Officials were trying to determine what kind of...More..

Russian Federation refutes United States nuclear accusation
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Russian Federation refutes United States nuclear accusation

Trump announced in February that the United States would unilaterally withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, pointing towards Russia's 9M729 cruise missile, which American offic...More..

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims

Mr Ball's BrexitJusticeProsecution crowdfunder has raised £227,423 from more than 6,000 supporters. Ball's lawyers argued that "lying on a national and global platform undermines public confidence in politi...More..

WikiLeaks's Assange too ill to appear via video link in extradition hearing
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

WikiLeaks's Assange too ill to appear via video link in extradition hearing

WikiLeaks said in a statement that it has "grave concerns" about the state of Assange's health. Craig Tuck, Head of LawAid International Chambers, was with Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for ...More..

White House planned to hide USS John McCain from Trump, claims report
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

White House planned to hide USS John McCain from Trump, claims report

The New York Times however cited two Navy sailors as saying sailors from the McCain were not invited to hear Trump speak, unlike those serving on other United States warships at the base. Trump and McCain, ...More..

Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste

Yeo Bee Yin , minister of energy, science, technology, environment and climate change, said the plastic was shipped from Australia, the U.S., the UK, Japan, China, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, the Netherlands an...More..

India's Modi sworn in as prime minister ahead of unveiling revamped govt
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

India's Modi sworn in as prime minister ahead of unveiling revamped govt

The ceremony at the presidential palace was attended by several South Asian and Southeast Asian leaders as part of Modi's effort to build economic partnerships in the region. It will be held from September 4-6....More..

Justin Amash stands by his call for impeachment
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Justin Amash stands by his call for impeachment

Mueller , who'd surprised legislative leaders in his move to make a statement, refused to answer questions during his short press conference, adding that he'd prefer not to comment further because the special c...More..

by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

World's smallest surviving baby born at San Diego hospital

While still in the womb, concerned doctors at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborn noticed Saybie wasn't gaining weight as her mother experienced severe pregnancy complications, the hospital revealed i...More..

USS John McCain’s name was not covered up during Trump visit
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

USS John McCain’s name was not covered up during Trump visit

The initial email also detailed plans for Trump's arrival at the base, south of Tokyo, including instructions for the landing areas for helicopters, and preparations for the USS Wasp , where the president addr...More..

7 dead, 21 missing after South Korean tour boat sinks in Hungary
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

7 dead, 21 missing after South Korean tour boat sinks in Hungary

Some of the people have already been rescued while the search for others continues. "Seven people have been taken to hospital in a stable condition with hypothermia and shock symptoms", Gyorfi added. South Ko...More..

Nancy Pelosi slams Facebook for refusing to remove doctored video
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Nancy Pelosi slams Facebook for refusing to remove doctored video

She also said that attacks like those on Facebook also made it more hard to recruit candidates for public office because "why would you subject yourself to that". Facebook global policy chief Monika Bickert to...More..

Moore Can’t Win Alabama Senate
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Moore Can’t Win Alabama Senate

Trump tweeted on Wednesday about the "devastating" consequences that the state of Alabama might face if a Democrat won the election again in 2020 and said flatly: " Roy Moore can not win". "Judges and Supreme...More..

Charging a US President with a Crime Is ‘Not an Option’
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Charging a US President with a Crime Is ‘Not an Option’

Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, said: "The Special Counsel has completed the investigation, closed his office, and has closed the case'". That would shift the next move, if any, to Congress, and...More..

'Extremely dangerous' tornado rips through Kansas
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

'Extremely dangerous' tornado rips through Kansas

If you lose power and have a disability or access needs, or if you use Life Sustaining Equipment and need immediate assistance, please dial 9-1-1. The other stretches from the eastern Ohio River Valley into ...More..

Singapore added to United States monitoring list on currencies
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Singapore added to United States monitoring list on currencies

On Singapore's current account balance, the MAS stressed that it should be seen in terms of the country's economic development over the decades. "MAS does not and can not use the exchange rate to gain an expo...More..

Destructive tornadoes hit OH, one fatality reported
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Destructive tornadoes hit OH, one fatality reported

Tornadoes ripped through central Ohio Monday night Tuesday morning, causing at least one death, damaging dozens of structures and leaving thousands without power. "The heart of KC is in this tornado warning!" ...More..

'Charging the president with a crime was not an option,' says Mueller
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

'Charging the president with a crime was not an option,' says Mueller

Mueller's statement was relatively brief, about eight minutes, and Attorney-General William Barr was given a heads-up about what he would say , according to people who were not authorized to provide details...More..

China considers USA rare earth export curbs
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

China considers USA rare earth export curbs

China is "seriously" considering restricting rare earth exports to the US and may also implement other countermeasures, the editor-in-chief of the Global Times , said in a tweet. Beijing, however, has raised...More..