Thursday July 19-th, 2018

Boris Johnson quits as British foreign minister

Mr Johnson and Mr Davis were joined by another Brexit minister Steve Baker MP, and two parliamentary private secretary MPs Conor Burns and Chris Green. He said: "This proves that at Chequers there was clearly a unity of views in the British Cabine...

Matt Hancock to replace Jeremy Hunt as health secretary Matt Hancock to replace Jeremy Hunt as health secretary

He says the Brexit "dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt", and that Britain is "headed to the status of a colony", having to swallow European Union writ without "any ability to influence these laws as they are made". "Mr Speaker, this ...

European Union official criticizes Trump over attitude toward allies European Union official criticizes Trump over attitude toward allies

He told Trump to keep in mind European deaths in the conflict in Afghanistan, which North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was pulled into after the United States became the only nation in history to invoke the alliance's collective security provisions...

Kavanaugh Is A Strong Pick For The Supreme Court Kavanaugh Is A Strong Pick For The Supreme Court

Trump's former press secretary. "Tonight, it is my honor and privilege to announce that I will nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court", Trump said in a prime-time address to the nation before handing over the podium to ...

Torrential Rains Kill 141 In Japan, Say Government Sources Torrential Rains Kill 141 In Japan, Say Government Sources

Although evacuation orders were scaled back sharply from the weekend, some 1.7 million people still face orders or advice to keep away from homes, fire and disaster officials said . Residents sheltering at the Yano school were provided with water, b...

Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo leaves China for Berlin

But China Human Rights Defenders researcher Frances Eve said Liu's release was an "easy win" for China. Wu said he spoke to Liu Xia's older brother, Liu Tong. In May, dozens of the world's leading writers and artists, from Michael Chabon to Paul Au...

Boris Johnson's resignation letter and May's reply in full

President Donald Trump is set to visit Britain. British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in her heels today after the resignation of two top government ministers over Brexit negotiations whipped up a storm that threatened to topple her fragile mino...

Trump administration will miss deadline to reunite separated parents, children Trump administration will miss deadline to reunite separated parents, children

But at the hearing, officials said they were negotiating and working together to find parents. Among the other remaining question marks is whether authorities can streamline their vetting process for the migrant parents - which ACLU attorneys have ...

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

The feature is presently available on the 2.18.204 beta version of WhatsApp. If WhatsApp detects anything suspicious, the message will be marked with a red label in order to indicate danger. The ... Will this feature be able to fight against maliciou...

Elon Musk sends an 'escape pod' to help in Thailand cave rescue Elon Musk sends an 'escape pod' to help in Thailand cave rescue

The final stage of the operation involves 19 rescue workers, and it would also retrieve a doctor and three Thai Navy SEALs who have stayed with the group since they were found over a week ago. Thai authorities said the first four rescued Sunday we...

Democratic senators immediately pledge to block Trump SCOTUS pick Democratic senators immediately pledge to block Trump SCOTUS pick

President George W. Bush first nominated Brett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on July 25, 2003. " President Trump has made an excellent choice in nominating Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court", Shelby sa...

Theresa May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures

Yet he and Johnson have shared a mutual affinity for one another, so his departure may put the already tenuous U.S. -U.K. relationship on even shakier ground, especially if May enters into conversations with Trump from a weakened position. Johnson ha...

Baby survives 9 hours buried under debris

Bassett added the deputies arrived at the scene to find that the suspect, Francis Carlton Crowley, 32, had left the area and that a five-month-old who had been left in his care had not been seen for several hours. The infant was only wearing a "wet a...

UK's May names new foreign secretary

The new Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs had supported the campaign to stay in the European Union during the 2016 vote and had backed a second referendum on the terms of the deal. We have a crisis in Government, two secretari...

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May

Johnson followed Brexit Secretary David Davis out the door as a hard-won government consensus on future trade ties with the bloc disintegrated less than three days after it was forged, and nine months before Britain is due to leave the EU.

First boys rescued healthy and asking for fried rice in hospital First boys rescued healthy and asking for fried rice in hospital

The boys also asked for, and were given, chocolate and bread. Defense Department personnel continue to assist in the rescue operations in Thailand to evacuate the remaining four boys and their coach from a flooded cave system, the director of d...

Several dead after train derails in Turkey

The train was heading to Istanbul from Edirne , on the border with Greece , with 362 passengers and six crew members on board. Military and ambulance helicopters arrived at the accident scene. President Tayyip Erdogan's office said he had receive...

President Trump Names New Supreme Court Justice President Trump Names New Supreme Court Justice

Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Judge Raymond Kethledge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Republicans now hold a 51-49 majority, but Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) is battling brain cancer and is unlikely to be presen...

Trump's longtime personal driver sues for overtime wages Trump's longtime personal driver sues for overtime wages

Cintron - who still worked for the Trump Organization in security as of Monday, according to his lawyer - served as Trump's driver until mid-2016, when the real estate developer became the Republican presidential nominee and the Secret Service took...

President Trump reportedly close to finalizing Supreme Court pick President Trump reportedly close to finalizing Supreme Court pick

A person familiar with the search process confirms Pence's participation. A person familiar with the selection process said Trump was focused on two people, federal appeals court judges Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett , but others were sti...

Mitch McConnell Confronted By Protesters Asking: 'Where Are The Babies?' Mitch McConnell Confronted By Protesters Asking: 'Where Are The Babies?'

Mr. McConnell and his companion - TMZ reported that it was Kentucky House Majority Leader Jonathan Shell - did not acknowledge the attacks or threats as they left the restaurant, which seems to be the Bristol Bar & Grille in Bardstown Road's food...

Trump picks conservative judge Kavanaugh for U.S Trump picks conservative judge Kavanaugh for U.S

The president said: "Judge Kavanaugh has impeccable credentials, unsurpassed qualifications and a proven commitment to equal justice under the law". Trump's success in confirming conservative judges, as well as a Supreme Court justice, has cheered ...

Brett Kavanaugh picked for Supreme Court by President Trump

The White House and Republican party want the nomination in the bag before November's mid-term elections. Kavanaugh, 53, has served as a US Court of Appeals judge for the DC Circuit for 12 years, providing opinions on key tech issues like net neu...

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee

Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and 7 percent bet on Judge Raymond Kethledge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Momentum appeared to be with Kavanaugh and Hardiman , though the process remained fluid. "I know the people...

Iranian women dance in solidarity with teenager arrested for her videos Iranian women dance in solidarity with teenager arrested for her videos

Iranian state TV showed Hojabri and other detainees confessing to breaking moral conventions, according to the Associated Press , who reported that it was "unclear whether her statement was made under duress". "I only do gymnastics". Hojabri's ...

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