Corbyn commits to second Brexit vote if Labour Party wins general election

In exchange, Mr Farage called on Mr Johnson not to field candidates against Brexit Party hopefuls in Leave-supporting areas in the North, the Midlands and Wales that are now held by Labour . Johnson has sought an election since last week because he ... More..

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Candidate nominations: where the parties stand on day 1 of the campaign
by | Thursday, September 12, 2019

Candidate nominations: where the parties stand on day 1 of the campaign

The Conservatives also lost Maxime Bernier, who was elected under their banner but quit to start the People's Party of Canada . The ruling was damning but it didn't appear to move the polls much in the Conse...More..

Scottish judges rule Boris Johnson's prorogation unlawful
by | Thursday, September 12, 2019

Scottish judges rule Boris Johnson's prorogation unlawful

Dominic Grieve, who served as Attorney General for England and Wales from 2010 to 2014, was responding to the ruling in Scotland that the advice given by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to the Queen concerning the...More..

Trump to propose ban on flavourings used in e-cigarettes
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Trump to propose ban on flavourings used in e-cigarettes

The Trump administration is moving to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of vaping-related lung disease. US First Lady Melania Trump this week tweeted that she was "deeply concerned about the growing ...More..

Coast Guard rescues all four crew members trapped in capsized cargo ship
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Coast Guard rescues all four crew members trapped in capsized cargo ship

Those inside "knew where to go" to make those noises, Reed said. A South Korea foreign ministry statement said Monday that the crew members were alive and isolated inside an engine room. Those rescued were ...More..

Democrats lay out impeachment probe rules
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Democrats lay out impeachment probe rules

The procedures the committee will be considering include that evidence can be received by the committee in closed executive sessions to protect confidentiality and that the president's counsel may respond in wr...More..

RTHK: Relatives fly to Singapore to bring Mugabe home
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

RTHK: Relatives fly to Singapore to bring Mugabe home

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has slammed deceased former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Twitter, even as the African country prepares to bury its former leader. Most of Zimbabwe's national heroes - th...More..

Nigeria Govt to repatriate 600 citizens amid violence from South Africa
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Nigeria Govt to repatriate 600 citizens amid violence from South Africa

We will take definitive measures ", said Onyeama. More than 100,000 Nigerians are estimated to live in South Africa, Adamu said. But others come from South Asia and Nigeria looking for work in the contine...More..

Stampede during Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Stampede during Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead

The death toll released by the Iraqi Health Ministry was expected to rise, with at least nine people still in critical condition. Iraqi Shi'ite Muslims take part in a mourning procession on the tenth day of...More..

U.K. Parliament speaker to step down
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

U.K. Parliament speaker to step down

Only 293 members of the House of Commons voted in favor of Johnson's request for early elections, far short of 434 votes required. Bercow has been speaker since 2009 - a role traditionally responsible for ens...More..

Air Force reviews hotel choices after Trump resort stay
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Air Force reviews hotel choices after Trump resort stay

Pence stayed at the Doonbeg resort last week, almost 200 miles away from the official meetings in Dublin that were the objective of his visit to the country. Mr Trump tweeted on Monday afternoon that he knew ...More..

Tom Watson to break Labour's uneasy truce over Brexit
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Tom Watson to break Labour's uneasy truce over Brexit

Boris Johnson is "hijacking" the European Union referendum result to force through a "Donald Trump" Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn will say on Tuesday. The 59-year-old, who announced on Sunday he would be standing dow...More..

China August Soybean Imports Jump Nearly 10%
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

China August Soybean Imports Jump Nearly 10%

China has imposed or announced penalties on an estimated $US120 billion of U.S. imports. Aside from that, followed by Sunday's (September 8th) China data which unleashed further upheaval on China's economy w...More..

North Korea: Pyongyang Conducts 10th Weapons Test of 2019
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

North Korea: Pyongyang Conducts 10th Weapons Test of 2019

It is North Korea's tenth round of weapons tests since early May, when Pyongyang resumed launching ballistic missiles following a year-and-a-half hiatus. In the late-night statement carried by state media, Choe...More..

British Airways cancels flights as Pilots strike
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

British Airways cancels flights as Pilots strike

The strike was called by the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA ) amid a heated dispute over pay with the airline . The union is demanding "less than £5m more than British Airways previously offered"...More..

House Democrats launch investigation into Pence's stay at Trump hotel in Ireland
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

House Democrats launch investigation into Pence's stay at Trump hotel in Ireland

The Judiciary panel and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced Friday that they are demanding information about the spending of taxpayer money at the president's hotels and properties, pa...More..

Drama and protests as UK's Johnson handed defeats ahead of Parliament break
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Drama and protests as UK's Johnson handed defeats ahead of Parliament break

Brexit, the United Kingdom's most significant geopolitical move in decades, remains in question more than three years since the 2016 referendum, with possible outcomes ranging from an exit on October 31 witho...More..

Mugabe's body leaves Singapore hotel en route to 'hero's' grave
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Mugabe's body leaves Singapore hotel en route to 'hero's' grave

The body of Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe was being returned to his homeland Wednesday to lie in state before his burial in the African nation he ruled for decades. Mr Mugabe, 95, a controversial ...More..

Hong Kong Leader Warns U.S. Against 'Unnecessary' and 'Inappropriate' Actions
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Hong Kong Leader Warns U.S. Against 'Unnecessary' and 'Inappropriate' Actions

Lam last week withdrew the controversial extradition bill that had triggered the unrest, but the gesture failed to appease many demonstrators. "I hope that no more people in Hong Kong actively reach out to ...More..

Farmers affected by mental health issues urged to seek help
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Farmers affected by mental health issues urged to seek help

Another way to do that is by taking part in a 20-minute online training session called Save A Life, which gives people ideas on how to support someone considering suicide. According to the American Foundation ...More..

Australia wildfires seriously injure firefighter, raze homes
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Australia wildfires seriously injure firefighter, raze homes

Winds along the coast and inland are expected to ease from Tuesday but authorities have warned against complacency. Officials have declared 47 homes across the state are either damaged or completely destroyed...More..

Donald Trump Tweets Bizarre Cat Meme About Doctored Hurricane Dorian Map
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Donald Trump Tweets Bizarre Cat Meme About Doctored Hurricane Dorian Map

The storm that has already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina is now bringing hurricane-force winds to far-eastern Canada. But the memo, which was first reported by The Washington Post...More..

On the statistical peak of hurricane season, forecasters monitoring the Gulf
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

On the statistical peak of hurricane season, forecasters monitoring the Gulf

Nova Scotia Power CEO Karen Hutt said she hoped the number of customers still without power would be cut in half by Wednesday. Recovery is now in process, but according to Nova Scotia Power president Karen Hu...More..

IAEA: Iran Installing More Advanced Centrifuges for Uranium Enrichment
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

IAEA: Iran Installing More Advanced Centrifuges for Uranium Enrichment

But in response to USA sanctions imposed since Washington withdrew from the deal in May a year ago, Iran has been breaching the limits it imposed on its atomic activities step by step. Iran has pleaded for ...More..

‘Braves’ on the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

‘Braves’ on the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests

President Donald Trump to "liberate" the Chinese-ruled city, the latest in a series of sometimes violent protests to rock the territory. "Resist Beijing , liberate Hong Kong ". "Many Hong Kong people...More..

Couple Spends $120k Mistakenly Deposited into Their Account
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Couple Spends $120k Mistakenly Deposited into Their Account

All instructed, they spent US$100,000 in about 2 1/2 weeks, WNEP reported . But by June 19, the pair had spent six figures on purchases that included an SUV, two four-wheelers and a auto trailer. "That is ...More..

US running out of options as sanctions fail to subdue Iran
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

US running out of options as sanctions fail to subdue Iran

The International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, began a regular meeting of its Board of Governors in Vienna on Monday. "It's not Iran that needs to be brought back into the fold. "I also stressed the need ...More..

U.S. military delegation to visit Turkish General Staff
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

U.S. military delegation to visit Turkish General Staff

Turkey hopes the buffer zone, which it says should be at least 30 kilometers (19 miles) deep, will keep Syrian Kurdish fighters away from its border. USA troops on Saturday also conducted patrols with the loca...More..

Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election

Netanyahu's audacity in using annexation as an election ploy, and asking the Israeli public to facilitate yet another Israeli crime", said Erekat, who lives in the Jordan Valley. "If I am elected I commit to ...More..

Pakistan saddened to learn about demise of Zimbabwe's Mugabe
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Pakistan saddened to learn about demise of Zimbabwe's Mugabe

The government is expected to announce when Mugabe's body will be returned to Zimbabwe and provide details of the funeral in coming days. Presidential spokesman George Charamba told AFP by text message ...More..

US House steps up Trump impeachment probe
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

US House steps up Trump impeachment probe

House Democrats laid out the parameters for the Judiciary Committee's impeachment investigation on Monday, after a surge of members came out in support over the August break. The Judiciary Committee took simi...More..

Iran Says Cuts in Commitment Allowed Under Nuclear Deal: Fars
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Iran Says Cuts in Commitment Allowed Under Nuclear Deal: Fars

Iran said yesterday it has fired up advanced centrifuges to boost its enriched uranium stockpiles, in the latest scaling back of commitments under a crumbling 2015 nuclear deal. The US has been seeking to seiz...More..

Israel Bombs Gaza Positions for an Entire Hour
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Israel Bombs Gaza Positions for an Entire Hour

There were no reports of injuries and no Palestinian group claimed responsibility for the rockets. Israel Defense Forces troops were not injured from the drone attack and later confirmed there was slight da...More..

Lawmakers eye stopgap spending bill to prevent a shutdown
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Lawmakers eye stopgap spending bill to prevent a shutdown

Congress returns to Washington this week amid mounting pressure from Democrats and the public to enact new gun restrictions, but lawmakers from both parties say meaningful action hangs exclusively on Presiden...More..

Israeli leader claims to find new Iranian nuke site
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Israeli leader claims to find new Iranian nuke site

Speaking to reporters Monday, Benjamin Netanyahu said the facility was discovered from records that Israel said it had seized from an Iranian nuclear warehouse early a year ago. "We will continue to expose yo...More..