Monday July 13-th, 2020

MPs reject all alternative Brexit options MPs reject all alternative Brexit options

Is there support for one option? The offer came just hours before the House of Commons took part in an unprecedented series of votes meant to seek an alternative plan - but which, in the end, only highlighted the divisions among MPs. They are a...

What does the border emergency mean for Arizonans? What does the border emergency mean for Arizonans?

The vote was 248-181, with 14 Republicans voting with Democrats to support the override. The Pentagon had announced Monday that it was shifting $1 billion from military construction projects to build part of the wall. "Whether we can succeed wi...

Bangladesh mother discovers twins in second uterus days after giving birth Bangladesh mother discovers twins in second uterus days after giving birth

A mother holds her newborn baby on July 7, 2018, at the hospital in Nantes, western France. But during the pregnancy she never had the ultrasound that would have revealed a rare second uterus, let alone the fact that inside it twins were growing.

Guatemala hit-and-run crash kills 18 bystanders Guatemala hit-and-run crash kills 18 bystanders

The crowd had come out to investigate the aftermath of a fatal auto crash when the truck collided with them. "With regret, I'm saddened by the tragedy which happened in the municipality of Nahuala, Solola, which has left more than 30 people dead in...

Facebook hit with housing discrimination charges by USA government Facebook hit with housing discrimination charges by USA government

The agency said Facebook technology illegally restricts who can view housing-related ads on its platforms and across the internet. Facebook "has offered advertisers hundreds of thousands of attributes from which to choose", allowing them to exclude...

Local family calls proposed education cuts 'disheartening' Local family calls proposed education cuts 'disheartening'

DeVos defended the proposal, saying Special Olympics benefits from private philanthropic support. But that did little to calm the storm. In the statement , DeVos describes the $13.2 billion for IDEA grants that fund the education of children w...

Sharia Crackdown: Brunei’s ‘Vicious’ New Islamic Criminal Laws Attacked Sharia Crackdown: Brunei’s ‘Vicious’ New Islamic Criminal Laws Attacked

The small kingdom of Brunei is taking its Sharia law to a whole new level next week: Beginning April 3, anyone convicted of having gay sex or cheating on their spouse will be stoned to death, reports the Guardian . Brunei shares the island of Born...

U.S. isolated at U.N. Security Council over Golan decision U.S. isolated at U.N. Security Council over Golan decision

Three Security Council resolutions call on Israel to withdraw from the Golan, which it seized from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed in 1981, in a move that was never recognized internationally. Trump's proclamation that the Golan Heights a...

People seen falling as they try to escape burning building in Bangladesh People seen falling as they try to escape burning building in Bangladesh

Helicopters were spraying water on the building as firefighters were bringing people out the window panes in groups, using ladders, our correspondent reports from the spot. "His hand and leg are broken and his eye is damaged", one man said without gi...

MEPs vote to end spring and autumn time changes from 2021 MEPs vote to end spring and autumn time changes from 2021

In the meantime, the European Council - which represents member states - and experts from the European Commission will discuss the text with lawmakers. Marita Ulvskog, the Swedish MEP who played an instrumental role in changing the law, said: "We a...

Spain: North Korea embassy intruder contacted Federal Bureau of Investigation, judge says Spain: North Korea embassy intruder contacted Federal Bureau of Investigation, judge says

Citing a source familiar with Mr Hong Chang, NK News reports that the activist, a Mexican citizen, was "behind this whole Cheollima Civil Defense". "We have no comment", Martin Feely, a spokesman for the FBI's NY field office, told NPR in an em...

Australia's Pauline Hanson suggests country's worst gun massacre a conspiracy Australia's Pauline Hanson suggests country's worst gun massacre a conspiracy

The hidden camera footage, released by Al Jazeera as part of an undercover operation , showed Senator Hanson saying she had "a lot of questions" about Port Arthur. "These are two very good men who want nothing but the best for this country and the p...

Facebook bans white nationalism, white separatism on its platforms Facebook bans white nationalism, white separatism on its platforms

In addition, users that search for white supremacist, nationalist, or separatist content on Facebook's social media platforms will be directed to sources that help people leave behind hate groups, Facebook said. Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Cen...

Barbara Bush made some surprising claims about Trump before she died Barbara Bush made some surprising claims about Trump before she died

And President Trump's eventual presidency did more than impact Barbara Bush's health. In February 2018, the former first lady - and the matriarch of an entire generation of conservatives - told Page that she no longer considered herself a Repub...

Nadler: Barr Won't Commit To Releasing Unredacted Mueller Report And Evidence Nadler: Barr Won't Commit To Releasing Unredacted Mueller Report And Evidence

Comey said he "really didn't know" whether Trump associates conspired with Russians at the time he was sacked. Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said he was "disappointed" Barr would take weeks, not days, to...

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta

The captain said he was not in control of the vessel and that he and his crew were being forced and threatened by a number of migrants to proceed to Malta. He said they would not be allowed to land on Italian soil. A Maltese military official tol...

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents

One of his attorneys, Richard Jones, said at the hearing, "This is his choice, we represent him, we work for him". Multiple reporters sitting in the gallery told FOX6 News Patterson said, "Bye, Jayme" as he was escorted out after the hearing.

Killed in 'Senseless' Seattle Shooting, Police Say Killed in 'Senseless' Seattle Shooting, Police Say

The courageous King County Metro bus driver was blasted in the torso at about 4 p.m.by a crazed gunman on the street who was firing shots at random motorists, according to the Seattle Police Department. Although wounded in the torso, the bus driv...

Publisher Says Michelle Obama's Memoir May Be Most Successful in History Publisher Says Michelle Obama's Memoir May Be Most Successful in History

Penguin Random House won a bidding war for the rights to Barack and Michelle Obama's autobiographies in 2017, paying more than $65m, a record for USA presidential memoirs, beating rivals including Rupert Murdoch's HarperCollins and CBS-owned Simon...

Avenatti says 'nervous' about prison time but proclaims innocence Avenatti says 'nervous' about prison time but proclaims innocence

Avenatti , who entered the spotlight when he represented porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal fight against President Donald Trump , was apprehended by federal prosecutors in NY on Monday and accused of attempting to extort Nike . Most people...

Man tricked Google and Facebook to pay $122m Man tricked Google and Facebook to pay $122m

Berman in a statement . On top of this, he would forge invoices, contracts and letters to look as if they were from Facebook and Google to convince the banks to transfer the funds. Rimasauskas was eventually discovered by Google, and now faces c...

Joshua Boyle: Canadian ex-hostage in court on assault charges Joshua Boyle: Canadian ex-hostage in court on assault charges

But less than three months after their rescue, Boyle was arrested on more than a dozen charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering a death threat. Mr Boyle and his wife were taken hostage in 2012 by a the Haqqani network, a ...

Venezuela streets empty after second blackout in a month Venezuela streets empty after second blackout in a month

The rift over Venezuela has further strained Russia-U.S. ties, which have plunged to post-Cold War lows over the conflict in Ukraine, the war in Syria and Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. He did not explicitly blame the outage on any individual or g...

Blackouts persist in Venezuela; schools, businesses closed Blackouts persist in Venezuela; schools, businesses closed

During the meeting, he told reporters: " Russia has to get out". Trump added that "all options are open" to get Russian Federation out of Venezuela . U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in a phone call o...

China accuses former Interpol chief of 'lavish' spending of state funds, graft China accuses former Interpol chief of 'lavish' spending of state funds, graft

China will prosecute former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for graft after an investigation found he spent "lavish" amounts of state funds, abused his power and refused to follow Communist Party decisions, the anti-corruption watchdog said today.

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