Wednesday November 21-st, 2018

Theresa May promises Brexit transition deal will be done in 7 weeks Theresa May promises Brexit transition deal will be done in 7 weeks

She hailed the work on gender equality of the co-founder and chair of Alibaba, Jack Ma, who is believed to be China's richest man, who she met at the forum. The EU and Britain hope to hammer out a deal on Britain's exit and the outline of a trade p...

Philippine Police Arrest Suspected Communist Guerrilla Leader Philippine Police Arrest Suspected Communist Guerrilla Leader

Baylosis and his companion, Guillermo Roque were arrested on a tip Wednesday. Police said the two rebels yielded automatic pistols tucked in their waists when they were arrested by a team of police and military operatives. Baylosis was arrested in ...

House Intel Committee votes to release Nunes memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation House Intel Committee votes to release Nunes memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation

In less than 25 minutes, the tweet had accrued nearly 6,900 retweets and 17,000 "likes". President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been attacking the FBI for its investigation of potential ties between Russian Federation and Tr...

OLYMPICS/ US hails security plan; opposes N. Korea military parade

Another rare sight on Thursday was North Korean flags that began flying in Olympic villages and stadiums in Pyeongchang and Gangneung, something that normally wouldn't be tolerated in a country with a strict anti-communist law still in effect.

USA restricts arms shipments to South Sudan USA restricts arms shipments to South Sudan

The US will restrict all sales of defense equipment and services to all parties to South Sudan's conflict, the State Department announced Friday, saying it is "appalled" by the continuing violence. The African Union on Monday said it was open to impo...

Man who drove van into Muslims in London convicted of murder Man who drove van into Muslims in London convicted of murder

Speaking after Osborne was found guilty of murder and attempted murder following his attack at Finsbury Park, James said: "The suggestion that Muslim immigration was a reason to vote to leave the European Union was an idea built entirely upon the p...

Four migrants critically ill after shootings in massive Calais port brawl Four migrants critically ill after shootings in massive Calais port brawl

The clashes come weeks after French President Emmanuel Macron signed a treaty with Britain to speed up processing of migrants in Calais. A notorious camp in the city, known as "The Jungle," once housed 10,000 people, but was torn down in 2016.

Ninety feared dead after shipwreck off Libya coast Ninety feared dead after shipwreck off Libya coast

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said 11 of its citizens had drowned in the incident. "And before they know it, they are getting into the hands of very bad criminal, extorting people - smugglers, traffickers, this terrible, shocking torture", he said.

Man executed for killing daughters on phone to mother Man executed for killing daughters on phone to mother

Thursday, Battaglia's execution was delayed for almost four hours as his attorneys unsuccessfully appealed to the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court. Battaglia was convicted in less than 20 minutes in May 2002. Another unsuccessful appeal challeng...

18 injured as burning bus slams into pedestrians 18 injured as burning bus slams into pedestrians

Officials have confirmed that the vehicle was filled with gas containers. A witness on the scene has filmed a video of the aftermath and claims to have seen gas canisters in the van. Several pedestrians were crying as they tried to gather their tho...

29 women arrested for protesting Iran's headscarf law 29 women arrested for protesting Iran's headscarf law

The dress code dictates that women's hair and body must be covered in public. The prosecutor general, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, reportedly dismissed the protests as "childish" and instigated "from outside the country". The Islamic Revolutionary Gua...

LEAD: Malema denied Zuma no confidence debate before SONA LEAD: Malema denied Zuma no confidence debate before SONA

Scandal-plagued Zuma has faced calls from within the African National Congress (ANC) to step down since deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa succeeded him as leader of the party in December. Speaking on the sidelines of a meeting of the subcommittee of P...

Alexandria Duval Found Not Guilty of Murdering Twin Sister Alexandria Duval Found Not Guilty of Murdering Twin Sister

Witnesses to the crash testified that Duval had been seen arguing with her twin sister, Anastasia, just moments before their vehicle plunged 200 feet down the side of a cliff along the Hana Highway. In the months between her sister's death and her a...

Author Is Standing By Popular Beaumont Children Theory Author Is Standing By Popular Beaumont Children Theory

A big police presence is now at the North Plympton site that is the focus of renewed investigations . Insp Hutchins said a police liaison officer would be sent to relay information to Mr Beaumont should anything of significance be found.

Trump Touts North Korean Defector He Once Banned As 'An Inspiration' Trump Touts North Korean Defector He Once Banned As 'An Inspiration'

Ripley reports this will include "many dozens" of Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missiles, the type North Korea most recently tested that experts assess could hit the entire continental U.S. The two Koreas are still technically at war as...

Selena Gomez completes treatment for depression Selena Gomez completes treatment for depression

She feels and looks great. Even when I don't know how to do it well or actually want it, ' she concluded. The star is said to be feeling pretty empowered since completing the course of treatment, with a source telling People: 'She felt like she n...

John Rutherford describes impact, aftermath of Virginia train crash John Rutherford describes impact, aftermath of Virginia train crash

Orrin Hatch and Utah Reps. Iowa Third District Congressman David Young was aboard the train , and a spokesman from his office confirms to KMA News that Young was not injured in the crash . Given that they were headed to a political strategy retre...

Activist Omtatah blocked from serving CA court orders to suspend media shutdown Activist Omtatah blocked from serving CA court orders to suspend media shutdown

Media organisations that disregarded this advice were shut down. Omtata's petition highlights an argument that the Government's directive is in utter violations of Article 33 and 34 of the Constitution , which guarantee media freedom and access to...

Trump's maiden SOTU address receives mixed response Trump's maiden SOTU address receives mixed response

Trump (C) stands at the podium as Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) (R) look on during his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress inside the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in ...

Hulu's Castle Rock teaser unites all your favorite Stephen King tropes Hulu's Castle Rock teaser unites all your favorite Stephen King tropes

A collaboration between Stephen King and J.J. Abrams!? Leading the series is, from Moonlight, The Knick, 42 and American Horror Story , the glorious, André Holland as Henry Deaver, a death-row attorney in the town of Castle Rock , with a "...

Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president

Nasheed was later sentenced to 13 years in prison on terrorism charges. Hussain Shihab, the worldwide spokesperson of President Abdulla Yameen said the top-court order to release the jailed political members was passed without the involvement of bo...

Men in Black Spin-off Enlists Fate of the Furious Director Men in Black Spin-off Enlists Fate of the Furious Director

The film is not the Men in Black/ Jump Street crossover about reports have circulated has been in the works since 2014 , and is instead based on the original premise of the 1990 comics, which were later made into the trilogy starring Will Smith ...

Refugees recount massacre as mass graves in Myanmar reported Refugees recount massacre as mass graves in Myanmar reported

He said the AP's reporting "raises the stakes for the worldwide community to demand accountability from Myanmar". "I listened as Imams stoically struggled through accounts of their villages being attacked until they broke down when revealing that t...

Schoolgirl Shot in a Classroom in Los Angeles, There are Wounded Schoolgirl Shot in a Classroom in Los Angeles, There are Wounded

Police arrested a female student suspect and recovered a gun following the shooting just west of the city's downtown. She had seen news of the shooting on TV and came to get her daughter, who is a student at the middle school . The day before, a...

US Designates Hamas Political Leader as 'Global Terrorist' US Designates Hamas Political Leader as 'Global Terrorist'

Hamas, Askoy continued, is "an important reality of Palestinian political life". "The Department of State has designated Ismail Haniyeh, Harakat al-Sabireen, Liwa al Thawra, and Harakat Sawa'd Misr (HASM) as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (...

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