Saturday December 14-th, 2019

Days to Tariffs - President Donald Trump Extends Deadline After China Trade Talks Days to Tariffs - President Donald Trump Extends Deadline After China Trade Talks

Negotiators have been seeking to iron out differences on changes to China's treatment of state-owned enterprises, subsidies, forced technology transfers and cyber theft. "Any ultimate deal will still run into issues around enforcement". He added ...

Britain to Ban, Classify Hizbullah as Terrorist Organization Britain to Ban, Classify Hizbullah as Terrorist Organization

Home Secretary Sajid Javid said in a statement on Monday that it was no longer tenable, however, to maintain that there was a distinction between the political and military sides of the group. "We are staunch supporters of a stable and prosperous Leb...

Labour move to back a second European Union referendum

It is understood they are all planning to listen carefully to what May has to offer on Tuesday, raising the possibility that they will back away from having to resign or be sacked. "That's why we will be putting down an amendment in Parliament this w...

Jorge Ramos, Univision anchorman, detained in Venezuela Jorge Ramos, Univision anchorman, detained in Venezuela

A Univision news crew was detained in Venezuela after asking embattled President Nicolas Maduro questions he didn't like during an interview, the network said Monday. Venezuelan government officials did not immediately respond to CNN's requests for...

Top Vatican Cleric Cardinal George Pell Convicted For Child Sex Abuse Top Vatican Cleric Cardinal George Pell Convicted For Child Sex Abuse

Instead, the jury was shown in open court a video recording of an interview Australian police held with Pell in Rome in October 2016, in which he strenuously denied the allegations. His victims were two 13-year-old boys on scholarships to the prestig...

Iranian Foreign Minister Uses Instagram To Resign Iranian Foreign Minister Uses Instagram To Resign

Mr Zarif played a prominent role in negotiating the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and major worldwide powers. But he has come under attack by anti-Western hardliners in Iran after President Donald Trump announced the United States ...

High winds wreak havoc in DC, causing downed trees and power outages High winds wreak havoc in DC, causing downed trees and power outages

Winds will slowly diminish tonight and as they do, temperatures will plummet. Cloud cover is going to decrease this afternoon as the system moves away from Indiana. There's a slight chance of snow after 2 p.m. Wednesday and a much higher chance aft...

United Kingdom experiences winter temperatures of more than 20C for first time United Kingdom experiences winter temperatures of more than 20C for first time

It is also the first time a temperature higher than 20C has been recorded in the United Kingdom in winter, the Met Office have said. The previous record for February was 19.7°C recorded in Greenwich, London, in 1998. Mr Burkill said temperatures of...

Pakistan court rejects bail for ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Pakistan court rejects bail for ex-PM Nawaz Sharif

An IHC bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani rejected Nawaz's plea seeking bail and suspension of the sentence in the Al-Azizia reference on medical grounds. Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi called the verdi...

Scottish woman's shock at finding snake in suitcase from Australia Scottish woman's shock at finding snake in suitcase from Australia

According to ABC Brisbane , Moira Boxall discovered a spotted python in a shoe that she had packed in suitcase upon returning to Glasgow from Queensland . "But I suspect she will - she'll have to think about it at first", Airlie clarified, also adm...

Would a Brexit delay kill Theresa May's deal, and her premiership? Would a Brexit delay kill Theresa May's deal, and her premiership?

Speaking to reporters on the flight out to the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Mrs May insisted she was sticking to her timetable for the United Kingdom to leave in less than five weeks' time. "If the Prime Minister hasn't got a deal to bring to P...

Iran FM Who Led Nuclear Deal Negotiations Resigns In Instagram Post Iran FM Who Led Nuclear Deal Negotiations Resigns In Instagram Post

Zarif announced the move in a post on his Instagram account. "Be happy and worthy", Zarif wrote in his Instagram blog. "I sincerely apologize for my lack of ability to continue my service and for all of the shortcomings", he added. out of the agree...

Trump books Lincoln Memorial for July 4th gala he’ll host Trump books Lincoln Memorial for July 4th gala he’ll host

July 4 is already a big production in the capital. The White House did not respond to a request for comment Sunday. Earlier this month , Trump told reporters he was considering the idea of a parade again, though he quickly corrected himself ...

'Within our grasp': May says Brexit delay won't solve deal impasse 'Within our grasp': May says Brexit delay won't solve deal impasse

This would make the company commercially unviable within six-to-12 weeks. She explained her decision by saying that her team was engaged in some " positive " talks with the European Union about some details of the future deal, particularly those ...

Russian TV Lists Nuclear Targets in US Russian TV Lists Nuclear Targets in US

The Pentagon and Camp David in Maryland were among the targets shown on Sunday evening. A Russian state television program listed several USA military facilities on Sunday that the country would hit if it chose to issue a nuclear strike first, acco...

High winds cut power, inundate Lake Erie shoreline with ice High winds cut power, inundate Lake Erie shoreline with ice

In Sandusky, Ohio, a motorist captured video of a tractor-trailer flipping over on a bridge . The National Weather Service in Buffalo posted warnings that wind speeds could reach up to 75 miles per hour and cause extensive damage to trees and powe...

Donald Trump Urges Senators to Stay 'Strong and Smart' on Border Wall Donald Trump Urges Senators to Stay 'Strong and Smart' on Border Wall

It continues that illegal border crossings are a 40-year low, decreasing from 851,000 in 2006 to 62,000 in 2016, and redirecting money to pay for physical barriers "will undermine US national security and foreign policy interests". We have lived and ...

United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn to back call for second Brexit vote United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn to back call for second Brexit vote

The BBC's Vicky Young said it was highly "significant" development as Mr Corbyn has previously been "lukewarm" about the idea of another vote. "The Prime Minister is recklessly running down the clock, in an attempt to force MPs to choose betwee...

UN Court: UK Must 'Rapidly' Cede Control of Chagos Islands UN Court: UK Must 'Rapidly' Cede Control of Chagos Islands

Britain says it will look "carefully" at a United Nations' court ruling that it should relinquish control of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, while stressing that the court's view is "an advisory opinion, not a judgment". For years Chagossians...

Sala crash report says plane not licensed for commercial use Sala crash report says plane not licensed for commercial use

The wreckage of the Piper Malibu light aircraft was found on the seabed just 30 metres from where final radar readings located it at an altitude of 1,600ft (488 metres), suggesting it had dropped nearly vertically in its final moments, according to...

Labour prepared to back new Brexit referendum Labour prepared to back new Brexit referendum

Ex-Labour MP Luciana Berger said they would talk about "how we can make a difference to fix our broken politics". The prime minister has so farfailed to get her proposal of a Brexit deal through the British parliament, and many politicians accu...

Former US security officials to oppose emergency declaration

Secretary of State John Kerry , Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel , CIA Director Leon Panetta and National Security Adviser Susan Rice from the Obama administration have reportedly signed the letter. Democrats in the House of Representatives are prep...

Ex-Trump campaign staffer files sexual misconduct lawsuit against president Ex-Trump campaign staffer files sexual misconduct lawsuit against president

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders dismissed the allegation as 'absurd on its face'. Four people confirmed that Johnson told them about the alleged kiss after it occurred, including her boyfriend, mother, stepfather and a Florida attorney....

Saudi Arabia appoints first woman ambassador to United States Saudi Arabia appoints first woman ambassador to United States

The princess is the daughter of daughter of Prince Bandar bin Sultan, who held the same position from 1983 to 2005. The princess previously worked at the kingdom's General Sports Authority, where she led a campaign to increase women's participation...

Blast in Nepal's capital kills 1, injures 2 Blast in Nepal's capital kills 1, injures 2

The man who was killed, whose name police officials have not released, lost both feet in the blast and died from excessive bleeding. Subedi mentioned the 2 individuals that were hurt stayed within the medical facility in stable health condition.

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