Monday December 9-th, 2019

Sri Lankan President calls Modi, rejects assassination attempt reports Sri Lankan President calls Modi, rejects assassination attempt reports

But senior presidential advisor Shiral Lakthilaka denied the report, calling it false. According to an individual named Namal Kumara, who is the part of an anti-corruption outfit, there was a plan of assassinating Sirisen and former defence secreta...

WH Downplays Reports Of Heated Exchange Between Kelly, Bolton WH Downplays Reports Of Heated Exchange Between Kelly, Bolton

Bolton criticized Nielsen, a former Kelly deputy whom he advocated to replace him at the department. The White House has not commented on the incident, and President Trump said he'd "not heard about it". He has recently sought to make immigration...

President Trump Calls Beto O'Rourke a 'Flake' After Cruz Debate President Trump Calls Beto O'Rourke a 'Flake' After Cruz Debate

Footage of the incident went viral on social media Tuesday evening after the unidentified woman repeatedly asked the GOP legislator about his Kavanaugh vote; screaming "shame on you!" as Cruz walked away. Cruz replied politely, "Thank you for expre...

Twitter has released more than 10 million tweets linked to election interference Twitter has released more than 10 million tweets linked to election interference

In line with our principles of transparency and to improve public understanding of alleged foreign influence campaigns, Twitter is making publicly available archives of Tweets and media that we believe resulted from potentially state-backed informa...

May and European Union consider extending transition to break Brexit impasse May and European Union consider extending transition to break Brexit impasse

But some of the European Union leaders were a little more sceptical on the timing. His comments follow Theresa May's suggestion that the idea of extending the Brexit transition period " for a matter of months " had been considered. "We agreed t...

Robert Mueller almost ready to present findings on collusion, obstruction Robert Mueller almost ready to present findings on collusion, obstruction

The president denies all allegations. "Special Counsel Robert Mueller is set to issue findings of some of the core aspects of his investigation into the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation shortly after the Novembe...

Duchess Meghan Markle baked her own banana bread in Australia Duchess Meghan Markle baked her own banana bread in Australia

The Duchess has also previously shared her fondness for Williams, saying they "hit it off immediately" during their first encounter. Prince Harry is wearing the titanium ring in the "Heritage" design, one of two available on the website.

Saudi doctor accused of killing and dismembering journalist 'trained in Australia' Saudi doctor accused of killing and dismembering journalist 'trained in Australia'

Khashoggi also covered the Gulf War, and his time as a foreign correspondent quickly propelled him into a successful career as a journalist and editor in Saudi Arabia . Khashoggi wrote the "ripe" hope of future freedoms felt by many during the Ar...

Trump threatens to 'close border' over caravan

The president then seemingly threatened to scrap the trade deal with Mexico and Canada that he just struck if the Mexican government failed to act. Mexico's foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "It was predicta...

Arab leaders stand by Saudi Arabia after journalist's disappearance Arab leaders stand by Saudi Arabia after journalist's disappearance

The White House is brushing aside threats by Saudi Arabia that it may economically retaliate for any US punitive action imposed over the suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , pledging a "swift, open, transparent investigation" into his ...

Theresa May considers longer transition to break Brexit deadlock, sources say Theresa May considers longer transition to break Brexit deadlock, sources say

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said: "I am optimistic that we can reach a deal in the next weeks or months". "In those circumstances, there would be no need for any proposal of this sort and I'm clear that I expect the implementation period to ...

Aurora Cannabis to make NYSE debut next week Aurora Cannabis to make NYSE debut next week

Canada has invested C$274 million to enforce new laws and some provinces have allocated their own funding, but Palmer said police will not crack down on illegal stores right away. Canopy Growth Corporation ( WEED.TO ) retreated as much as eight p...

Sheriff says missing Wisconsin teen in danger, Miami tip as ‘not credible' Sheriff says missing Wisconsin teen in danger, Miami tip as ‘not credible'

They also know whose phone dialed 911, but they have yet to name the device's owner. Jayme Closs, described as 5-feet (1.5 meters) tall and 100 pounds (45 kilograms), with strawberry-blond hair and green eyes was last seen Sunday, Oct. "Miami's twe...

Pregnant Meghan Markle dazzles in $10K outfit Melbourne Pregnant Meghan Markle dazzles in $10K outfit Melbourne

Duchess Meghan - who is expecting her first baby with husband Prince Harry in the spring - said she had been feeling a bit exhausted but will continue with all 76 of the engagements of her 16-day tour of the Commonwealth. Meghan then put her hand ...

Italy´s PM Conte: Proud of budget, seeks European Union dialogue 'without prejudice' Italy´s PM Conte: Proud of budget, seeks European Union dialogue 'without prejudice'

Still, many have accused the European Union of hypocrisy in cracking down on Italy while letting other, just as egregious budgets slide in recent years. "If Brussels says I can not do it, I do not care, I will do it anyway", Salvini said last wee...

India’s #MeToo minister resigns amid sexual harassment storm India’s #MeToo minister resigns amid sexual harassment storm

On Monday, he filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Priya Ramani alleging she "wilfully" and "maliciously" made imputations against him with the ulterior motive of maligning his reputation and political standing. Over the past week, s...

Marine who saved 20 lives during Vietnam receives Medal of Honor Marine who saved 20 lives during Vietnam receives Medal of Honor

Among his notable actions during the war, the White House said that Canley, as a gunnery sergeant, " fought off multiple enemy attacks " in the Battle of Hue during the Vietnam War. "By the end of the day, John and his company of less than 150 Ma...

Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

Wentworth is home to a significant-sized Jewish community and a Sharma loss in the election means Morrison would lose his one-seat majority in Parliament, leading critics to accuse Morrison of playing politics with the country's foreign policy.

Central Texas flooding: Death toll rises as rescues continue Central Texas flooding: Death toll rises as rescues continue

Tom Dillard. Southern portions of Burnet County - including Horseshoe Bay, Marble Falls and Granite Shoals - are under a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m. Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the State Operations Center to be ready to respond to se...

Strong demand, short supplies on Day One for legal cannabis Strong demand, short supplies on Day One for legal cannabis

Marijuana remains illegal in the U.S.at the federal level. People will have to apply for the pardons, but will no longer have to wait five years after a conviction or pay hundreds of dollars in fees, as they do now. Americans can legally purchase whi...

Britain, EU give themselves more time to reach Brexit deal Britain, EU give themselves more time to reach Brexit deal

The return to a hard border in Northern Ireland would be a "political failure" by both the British government and the European Union, a former head of the Army has said. Julian Lewis, chairman of the Commons Defence Select Committee, pressed Pr...

Canada becomes first major economy to legalise recreational cannabis Canada becomes first major economy to legalise recreational cannabis

The move isn't without controversy , including debate over pardons (which the country will hand out to those convicted of having 30 grams or less), and the laws vary by province so they require some scrutiny. In British Columbia - where many u...

Treasury official charged with leaking Russia-related docs Treasury official charged with leaking Russia-related docs

Attorney in the Southern District of NY said. Edwards is accused of disclosing "suspicious activity reports" (SARs) related to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Manafort associate Rick Gates to a BuzzFeed reporter, sta...

Donald Trump moves to leave postal union in latest jab at China Donald Trump moves to leave postal union in latest jab at China

State Department would give notice of its intent to pull out of the postal union Wednesday, but the parties involved would still have a year to negotiate before it's a done deal. The U.S. and China are already locked in a trade war. On August 24, T...

Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting

Let's make America great again, by making Donald Trump a casino operator again", he added. While there, he expressed concern for the many Republican politicians who continue to support Donald Trump in spite of the things he has said and done.

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