Wednesday June 19-th, 2019

Theresa May vows to fight for Brexit plan in face of turmoil Theresa May vows to fight for Brexit plan in face of turmoil

Mrs May faces a battle to get the deal through Parliament as pro-Leave Conservative MPs - as well as some Remainers - lined up to condemn the plan, accusing her of breaking promises and leaving the United Kingdom at the mercy of Brussels. "Now, when ...

European Union trade chief says hit list of USA products being developed European Union trade chief says hit list of USA products being developed

The FT report also said "signs have emerged" that Lighthizer was "now more involved and participating in the negotiations", though it did not provide evidence or sources for this assertion. On the USA side, the discussions are being led by Mnuchin ...

Russia Investigation 'Disgrace To Our Nation,' Says Trump Russia Investigation 'Disgrace To Our Nation,' Says Trump

As Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller nears the conclusion of the investigation into whether President Trump's 2016 Presidential Campaign colluded with Russian Federation, the desire to protect Mueller and his findings have grown. The move put...

George Soros calls for investigation of Facebook after news of smear George Soros calls for investigation of Facebook after news of smear

I also love how this statement doesn't say "Soros" even when referencing strategy around him. The firm cited in the report, Definers Public Affairs, did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Washington Post . Facebook said ...

‘US won't back down!’ Pence THREATENS China with all-out cold WAR ‘US won't back down!’ Pence THREATENS China with all-out cold WAR

Navarro, the National Trade Council chief, has encouraged President Trump to escalate America's trade wars with Beijing, and on Friday, he railed against Wall Street and "unpaid foreign agents" for urging an armistice between the two nations.

Homeless vet, couple allegedly made up story for GoFundMe scam Homeless vet, couple allegedly made up story for GoFundMe scam

GoFundMe later stepped up and announced they would give Bobbitt the $400,000 that was raised for him themselves. The couple turned themselves in to authorities on Wednesday, but Bobbitt was still at large, the news station said. According to the n...

Monkey snatches 12-day-old baby from mother’s arms, fatally bites him Monkey snatches 12-day-old baby from mother’s arms, fatally bites him

The baby's father tells the Times of India that the front door of his house was open and that the monkey "barged inside. and grabbed the child by his neck". However, they survived and are now recovering in hospital. Monkey attacks are common in I...

Merkel: European army could be a good addition to the Alliance Merkel: European army could be a good addition to the Alliance

Her call for a European army at some distant, unspecified point in the future rings hollow given her reluctance to spend a single euro more on Germany's own army, which lacks everything from functioning fighter jets to rifles. Asked about Mr Trump'...

Tensions high as Rohingya fear looming return to Myanmar Tensions high as Rohingya fear looming return to Myanmar

A strongly-worded communique condemning Myanmar's handling of the crisis and expressing concern for the plight of the Rohingya is expected. US Vice President Mike Pence told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday the violence and persec...

Pakistan fully respects Asia Bibi's legal rights, Qureshi tells Canadian FM Pakistan fully respects Asia Bibi's legal rights, Qureshi tells Canadian FM

The climate of intense religious regulation in Pakistan's society means that communities collectively still reserves the ultimate punishment for those that blaspheme.For Bibi , with such a torrent of support for her condemnation, there seemed to b...

Saudi Public Prosecution: Head of negotiating team ordered killing of Khashoggi Saudi Public Prosecution: Head of negotiating team ordered killing of Khashoggi

Khashoggi , a critic of Saudi policy, was killed in the country's Istanbul consulate on October 2. The prosecutor says the highest-level official behind the killing is Saudi former deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri, who has been fired for o...

Justin Trudeau in talks to bring freed Asia Bibi to Canada Justin Trudeau in talks to bring freed Asia Bibi to Canada

The photo is actually of Bibi's daughter from two years ago. The charge also carries the death penalty and critics say the controversial blasphemy law is abused to settle religious scores. At least 1,472 people were charged under Pakistan's blasphemy...

Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

Asked on Friday about her comments, Trump did not answer directly and instead took a swipe at Barack Obama . In her memoir "Becoming" , released Tuesday, Obama wrote that she gave up on trying to smile during Trump's inauguration - which is evide...

Saudi-led coalition to allow Houthi medical evacuations from Yemen Saudi-led coalition to allow Houthi medical evacuations from Yemen

The coalition has been battling the rebels since March 2015 in a war that has killed tens of thousands of people. After almost four years of conflict in Yemen, home to what the UN calls the world s worst humanitarian catastrophe, the United States ...

'Sultan of coin' and his accomplice executed in Iran 'Sultan of coin' and his accomplice executed in Iran

Mr Mazloumin was one of at least seven people handed death sentences this year in trials in the new finance-focused special courts, some of which were broadcast live on state television. Iran has suffered a sharp economic downturn this year, fueled l...

PM Modi urges US Defence industry to set up manufacturing base PM Modi urges US Defence industry to set up manufacturing base

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Singapore for the Asean-India and East Asia Summits and bilateral meetings with leaders of several countries, South East Asian nations are looking at India to take on a greater role for the economic integrat...

Stormy Daniels’ Attorney Michael Avenatti In Custody After Domestic Violence Allegations Stormy Daniels’ Attorney Michael Avenatti In Custody After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti was taken into custody by Los Angeles police Wednesday following a domestic abuse allegation, a law enforcement official said . After security brought her back inside the building and escorted her upstairs, TMZ reports, Avenatt...

Protest planned following 'thong' comments by lawyer in rape trial Protest planned following 'thong' comments by lawyer in rape trial

The question to the Irish leader comes just days after a social media campaign was sparked by the case in which a female solicitor referenced the alleged victim's underwear to the jury. "It is an act of violence and it is nothing to do with sex". ...

Italy, U.N. hail Libya talks but divisions remain Italy, U.N. hail Libya talks but divisions remain

We strongly support UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Ghassan Salamé and the recalibrated UN Action Plan he presented to the Security Council on November 8, which calls for a Libyan-led National Conference to be held in the ...

China Displays Missiles on J-20 Fighters for the First Time China Displays Missiles on J-20 Fighters for the First Time

Speaking to a press conference Sunday at the Zhuhai air show, Chinese air force deputy commander Lieutenant General Xu Anxiang revealed a three-step roadmap toward renovating the country's aerial military capabilities, as the official China Militar...

Gerard Butler, Miley Cyrus Lose Homes to California Fires Gerard Butler, Miley Cyrus Lose Homes to California Fires

The Woolsey fire that began last week has killed two people and burned at least 435 buildings, a lot of them homes. Its death toll of 29 equals that of the Griffith Park Fire in 1933, the deadliest wildfire on record in California . Rasmussen sa...

Florida Recounts: Scott to Recuse Himself From Certification Florida Recounts: Scott to Recuse Himself From Certification

Lawyers for the League of Women Voters of Florida said they want a "neutral third party" to fill in for Scott . Still, the state elections department and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which are run by Republican appointees, have s...

‘Passes for working White House journalists should never be weaponized’ ‘Passes for working White House journalists should never be weaponized’

The White House on Wednesday responded to CNN's lawsuit over reporter Jim Acosta's suspended press pass with a 28-page filing arguing , among other things, that the White House has broad discretion over reporters' access. White House Press Sec...

Border officials to close northbound lanes ahead of caravan's arrival Border officials to close northbound lanes ahead of caravan's arrival

Speaking to The Guardian, Morán and his girlfriend Victoria, 19, said they had left the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa to escape poverty and gang violence. The administration of US President Donald Trump has taken a firm stance against the caravan, w...

Goldman Sachs bankers 'cheated' Malaysia over 1MDB: Mahathir Goldman Sachs bankers 'cheated' Malaysia over 1MDB: Mahathir

A man walks past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, on March 1, 2015. "The Malaysian government will want to reclaim all the fees paid, as well as all the losses in...

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