Tuesday June 25-th, 2019

Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney

It will be up to Speaker John Bercow to select amendments to Mrs May's plans to put to a vote. On Tuesday May faces a further threat to her authority when the Commons is expected to vote on a move that would potentially enable parliament to order h...

India displays military power, cultural life on Republic Day India displays military power, cultural life on Republic Day

A traffic advisory was also issued for commuters in the national capital, as the entire path stretching from Rajpath to C-Hexagon has been sealed since 2am in the night. Several VIPs and foreign dignitaries attended the event. The ceremonial parade...

One in 20 UK Adults Do Not Believe Holocaust Happened One in 20 UK Adults Do Not Believe Holocaust Happened

Each January since 2010 Rome has installed a number of brass cobblestone-sized memorials commemorating victims of the Holocaust. Among those honoured was Dario Funaro, a 13-year-old boy who joined the partisans in their fight against advancing Ge...

Met Office issues new weather warnings for heavy snow this week Met Office issues new weather warnings for heavy snow this week

In coastal areas Met Eireann warns that the worst winds may exceed those predictions. Tonight will start with just isolated showers and clear spells but outbreaks of rain will spread eastwards later. Winds will ease and there'l be highs of 3 to 7...

'We're talking': McConnell and Schumer attempt to defuse shutdown - Source Politico 'We're talking': McConnell and Schumer attempt to defuse shutdown - Source Politico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised the deal that will end the government shutdown but cautioned that Democrats need to hold up their end of the bargain. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Cincinnati-area Republican, said, "As predicted, both bill...

China EXPLOSION: Terror fears as MASSIVE BOMBS rock Chinese city China EXPLOSION: Terror fears as MASSIVE BOMBS rock Chinese city

One person was found dead and another injured at the scene. According to official statement the explosion started with when a auto burst into flames in the underground parking area. Chinese authorities say no attacks have been committed in Xinjia...

Brazil's first openly gay congressman quits due to threats, leaves country Brazil's first openly gay congressman quits due to threats, leaves country

Last year, Wyllys said his name had been falsely linked with pedophilia, and he released a video that appeared to show doctored photos of his supporters holding up signs with statements that supported the sexual exploitation of children. He has fre...

French 'yellow vests' march through Paris, keeping pressure on Macron French 'yellow vests' march through Paris, keeping pressure on Macron

Thousands of "yellow vest" demonstrators marched through Paris and other cities on Saturday on the 11th weekend of action against the government, suggesting President Emmanuel Macron has yet to defuse public opposition to some of his policies.

Iran 'Angry' over Failure to Activate S-300 System in Syria Iran 'Angry' over Failure to Activate S-300 System in Syria

In response, Iran fired a surface-to-surface missile at the northern Golan Heights, which was intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system over the Mount Hermon ski resort, according to the Israel Defense Forces. He warned that Netanyahu wou...

The shutdown today: Workers to get paid 'in the coming days' The shutdown today: Workers to get paid 'in the coming days'

President Donald Trump was feeling the heat. While Trump looked like he was going to refuse any offer without border wall money, once Congress was poised to pass a clean bill, he decided it was best to reopen the government until February 15 in...

US Air Force scrambles fighter jets to intercept two Russian bombers US Air Force scrambles fighter jets to intercept two Russian bombers

The North American Aerospace Defence Command said two F-22s and two CF-18s identified the Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers. US reconnaissance aircraft routinely fly off the coast of Russia and Russian-occupied Crimea, staying just outside...

After surrendering in shutdown standoff, Trump again vows to build wall After surrendering in shutdown standoff, Trump again vows to build wall

Travelers endured widespread flight delays in the Northeast as federal officials grappled with a shortage of air traffic controllers, who missed paychecks Friday because of the partial government shutdown . Other Trump supporters seem willing to giv...

Turkish base in northern Iraq attacked after PKK provocation Turkish base in northern Iraq attacked after PKK provocation

Turkey said it scrambled its warplanes and armed drones after an attack on one of its army bases in northern Iraq by separatist Kurdish militants disguised as civilians. Najib Saeed, the chief health official in the area, said it was not yet clear w...

After surrendering in shutdown standoff, Donald Trump again vows to build wall

President Donald Trump frames his decision to temporarily reopen the government while still pursuing a border wall deal. But on Friday, he reversed course in the face of mounting public pressure, declining poll numbers, escalating air travel delays...

Bombs target church on Philippines' Jolo island Bombs target church on Philippines' Jolo island

The first blast occurred inside the Catholic church on war-torn Jolo on Sunday morning as mass was being celebrated, followed by a second explosion as troops responded, regional military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Gerry Besana told AFP. The governm...

Canada extradites mother, uncle to India over honour killing Canada extradites mother, uncle to India over honour killing

The pair are accused in India of hiring assassins to kill Jassi and her husband Sukhwinder in 2000. Sidhu's daughter was killed and her son-in-law was severely beaten. Sukhwinder was seriously injured in the assault. The next day, Jaswinder's body ...

Yanukovych found guilty of urging Putin to deploy troops in Ukraine Yanukovych found guilty of urging Putin to deploy troops in Ukraine

The prosecution had asked the court to sentence Yanukovych to 15 years in prison. The demonstrations were sparked by Yanukovych's decision to abruptly spike an association agreement with the European Union in favour of close ties with Russian Federat...

Dropping Meng extradition would be 'great' for Canada, McCallum reportedly says Dropping Meng extradition would be 'great' for Canada, McCallum reportedly says

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked for McCallum's resignation Friday night after the former ambassador to China told The Toronto Star earlier that day that it would be "great" if the US dropped its extradition request for Huawei ...

Italian Alps: Fatalities in plane-helicopter collision above glacier | DW

The helicopter was carrying a German alpine guide and four German heli-skiers, while the light aircraft was a French four-seater tourist Jodel plane with three people on board, the reports said. The crash occurred over the Rutor glacier near La Thuil...

Texas boxer reportedly killed by 12-year-old Texas boxer reportedly killed by 12-year-old

Police reports state that VanMeter and his girlfriend heard a loud noise, as if someone was attempting to break their door in. When police arrived, they found VanMeter lying on the floor near the front door, with a single gunshot wound to his head....

Militia Members Admit Role In Bloomington Mosque Bombing Militia Members Admit Role In Bloomington Mosque Bombing

In separate hearings Thursday in federal court in St. Paul, the men pleaded guilty to several charges filed against them in Minnesota and IL previous year. The indictment alleged that the men interfered with Muslims' free expression of religious libe...

Rumor Mill: Trump National Golf Club Fires Illegal Alien Workers Rumor Mill: Trump National Golf Club Fires Illegal Alien Workers

Developer Donald Trump (L) greets Tiger Woods after the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship as Eric Trump looks on at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa on March 10, 2013 in Doral, Florida. "Where identified, any individu...

Levy and Riddell respond to Anna Wintour's comments Levy and Riddell respond to Anna Wintour's comments

Tennis gives us a clue, I think, which of these is a better game. Anna Wintour on court at the Australian Open . "A meeting point for players of all nations, preferences and backgrounds should celebrate somebody that was a champion off the cou...

Hundreds missing after dam collapse covers Brumadinho, Brazil, in mud Hundreds missing after dam collapse covers Brumadinho, Brazil, in mud

Seven bodies have been recovered so far, according to the Minas Gerais state government. A structure is in ruins after a dam collapsed near Brumadinho, Brazil , Friday, Jan. Schartzman said what happened Friday was "a human tragedy much larger tha...

Veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan helps Colin Powell change flat tire Veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan helps Colin Powell change flat tire

Powell , an avid mechanic known for restoring old Volvos, wrote that he'd jacked his auto up and removed several bolts when a vehicle pulled in front of him. Let's just take care of each other. "You have really brightened my day". He details what h...

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