Saturday December 14-th, 2019

EU leaders seek tough unified message against Turkey's Syria offensive EU leaders seek tough unified message against Turkey's Syria offensive

A similar ban on arms exports to Turkey was introduced days earlier by Germany and France. The decision by various European nations to limit their arms exports to Turkey will heighten tensions between both sides, but sanctions and reductions in b...

Ireland's Varadkar says no British request to delay Brexit yet Ireland's Varadkar says no British request to delay Brexit yet

Following is a summary of the protocol on Northern Ireland that forms part of the United Kingdom and European Union's Brexit deal. Speaking at a joint press conference alongside EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, Council President Donald Tus...

Click to Pray: Vatican unveils eRosary Click to Pray: Vatican unveils eRosary

Therefore, this project brings together the best of the Church's spiritual tradition and the latest advances of the technological world . "Aimed at the peripheral frontiers of the digital world where the young people dwell, the Click To Pray eR...

Evacuation zones expanded for Hard Rock crane demolition Evacuation zones expanded for Hard Rock crane demolition

At a news conference, authorities said the storm was expected to move east of the city, but could still kick up stiffer winds and rain that might contribute to the cranes tumbling in unsafe directions. The taller crane is about 300 feet (91 meters)...

International Monetary Fund chief hails progress in China-US trade talks, urges 'trade peace' International Monetary Fund chief hails progress in China-US trade talks, urges 'trade peace'

Georgieva, a Bulgarian economist who had been the No. 2 official at the World Bank, recognized the accomplishments of her International Monetary Fund predecessor, Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head that agency. That process, completed in 2010...

What exactly is in the new Brexit deal? What exactly is in the new Brexit deal?

Despite Intra-day brief but sharp rise to a 5-1/2 month peak on news that a Brexit deal had been struck, price quickly tumbled after as Northern Ireland's DUP said it would vote against the deal on Satuday when the Brexit deal is pass...

Brexit: What happens now United Kingdom and European Union have reached 'great new deal' Brexit: What happens now United Kingdom and European Union have reached 'great new deal'

European Union negotiator Michel Barnier was to give a news conference to outline more details of the deal. The new plan would keep the United Kingdom as a single customs territory, allowing it to strike global trade deals, but require London to le...

Dam failure kills at least 11 at Siberian gold mine Dam failure kills at least 11 at Siberian gold mine

A criminal investigation has been opened over allegations the dam violated safety regulations. The fate of 10 other people remains unknown, ' said the ministry. The dam was built in violation of "every single norm", said the head of the local governm...

Chile President declares state of emergency in capital Santiago following violent protests Chile President declares state of emergency in capital Santiago following violent protests

The state of emergency-which can remain in place for 15 days, according to the the Chilean constitution-hands responsibility for security to the military, while providing the government with additional powers to restrict the movement of citizens an...

Extinction Rebellion Protester Climbs Big Ben Dressed As Boris Johnson Extinction Rebellion Protester Climbs Big Ben Dressed As Boris Johnson

Sky News posted video of the incident on Friday afternoon via Twitter , noting that the man has been officially named by the protest group as tree surgeon Ben Atkinson. Despite an official ban from carrying out actions on by London Metropolitan P...

Another Hurricane May Threaten Bermuda Next Week Another Hurricane May Threaten Bermuda Next Week

Bryan said at its closest point, the storm is expected to pass about 154 miles east of St. John before continuing toward Puerto Rico and "veering out into the Atlantic" without significantly impacting land. Forecasters said Lorena was expected to pas...

38 cited for violations in Hillary Clinton email probe 38 cited for violations in Hillary Clinton email probe

Clinton turned over roughly 33,000 emails from her private server in 2014, and the State Department probe found "no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information". The FBI began investigating Clinton's handling of ...

Paul Gascoigne cleared of sex assault but jury still considering beating charge Paul Gascoigne cleared of sex assault but jury still considering beating charge

A spokesman said: "We reviewed the case in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors and it was determined that there was a realistic prospect of conviction and it was in the public interest to prosecute Mr Gascoigne for the offence of sexual as...

Hong Kong Human Chain Protest Hong Kong Human Chain Protest

Police refused to authorize the march, citing risks to public safety and order, but protesters have previously ignored such rejections. Thousands of people have defied police in the past and staged mass rallies, often peaceful in the start but descen...

European Union deadlocked over Albania, N.Macedonia membership talks European Union deadlocked over Albania, N.Macedonia membership talks

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the executive European Commission, said France's decision was a "historic error". North Macedonia has made concerted efforts in recent years to meet the requirements for European Union membership. Defending his pos...

Trump is failing as commander in chief, retired Special Ops chief says Trump is failing as commander in chief, retired Special Ops chief says

Mark Hertling, a lieutenant general who spent 37 years in the U.S. Army, slammed Mattis for his jabs at the president during his address at Thursday night's white-tie Al Smith Dinner. But "beneath the outward sense of hope and duty", McRaven wrote "t...

UK Parliament in rare Saturday session for vital Brexit vote UK Parliament in rare Saturday session for vital Brexit vote

Downing Street cast the vote as a last chance to get Brexit done with lawmakers facing the option of either approving the deal or propelling the United Kingdom to a disorderly no-deal exit that could divide the West, hurt global growth and trigge...

US imposes tariffs on EU goods, targets Airbus, whisky US imposes tariffs on EU goods, targets Airbus, whisky

Le Maire also denounced new United States tariffs on French wine. Le Maire was due to meet US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer later on Friday. The Europeans fear above all that Mr Trump will impose heavy duties on imports of European cars...

Phillipines President Rodrigo Duterte hurt in motorcycle accident Phillipines President Rodrigo Duterte hurt in motorcycle accident

The mishap came about at the Malacanang presidential palace compound slack Wednesday. "The president modified into as soon as reaching for his shoe when he fell off his bike that resulted in a minor hurt, seriously light bruises and slight scratche...

Trump supporters line up days in advance of Dallas rally Trump supporters line up days in advance of Dallas rally

I said, 'Who are those people?' ... Between protesters, supporters and police on watch, the environment at the rally was tense. But Democrats have pointed to demographic changes - as well as the fact that Republican Sen. "Those are not two good t...

Former Nazi Guard, 93, Headed to Juvenile Court Former Nazi Guard, 93, Headed to Juvenile Court

In what could be one of the last instances of a Nazi guard being brought to trial , Bruno Dey, 93, is accused of accessory in the murders of 5,230 prisoners between 1944 and 1945 in the Stutthof [Sztutowo] camp in what is now Poland. During Dey's ...

Gabbard fires back at Clinton suggestion she’s Russia’s pawn Gabbard fires back at Clinton suggestion she’s Russia’s pawn

She's a Russian asset, I mean, totally. "They have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far", she told David Plouffe's "Campaign HQ" podcast . presidency. She also claimed 2016 Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein is ...

Mulvaney Acknowledges Assistance To Ukraine Was Tied To Investigating Corruption Mulvaney Acknowledges Assistance To Ukraine Was Tied To Investigating Corruption

An even more startling revelation than Sondland's came from acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney , who told reporters (before trying to walk it back later in the day) that the administration held up almost $400 million in crucial milita...

Back Boris Johnson's Brexit deal to reclaim United Kingdom sovereignty Back Boris Johnson's Brexit deal to reclaim United Kingdom sovereignty

The vote appeared to be tight, and it could yet be disrupted. While the vote will mark a defining moment, the Brexit saga may have more twists in store. Cautious opposition parties are expected to wait until next week to try to pass a vote for a seco...

Apple's Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app Apple's Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app

It said the HKMap app "has been used to target and ambush police, threaten public safety, and criminals have used it to victimize residents in areas where they know there is no law enforcement". "Cases like these raise real concern about whether Ap...

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