Theresa May to make statement on Brexit negotiations

The EU had been expecting Britain to come forward with its own plans for the Irish border "backstop" - the big sticking point in sealing the divorce package. With Britain's departure from the European Union looming - March 29, 2019 - there are growin... More..

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2nd shark attack in 2 days
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

2nd shark attack in 2 days

A doctor happened to be on a nearby yacht and helped slow the bleeding before a rescue helicopter arrived. A hospital spokeswoman confirmed that the woman remained in a critical condition on Thursday morning....More..

Saudi King Salman hosts Pakistan PM on first foreign visit
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Saudi King Salman hosts Pakistan PM on first foreign visit

As per Imran's letter, Pakistan is even ready to discuss terrorism. Khan said that Saudi Arabia is one country for which the people of Pakistan have special love. "The matter pertains to the Ministry of F...More..

3 infants, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

3 infants, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care

The suspect was taken into custody and then taken to New York-Presbyterian/Queens hospital with self-inflicted wounds. It is not clear whether his child was among those stabbed. The man who was injured was stab...More..

Kavanaugh willing to testify; accuser wants time
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Kavanaugh willing to testify; accuser wants time

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyer put out a new statement responding to Republican calls for Ford to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her decade...More..

Claire McCaskill Voting ‘No’ on Kavanaugh, ‘Troubling’ Allegations Not a Factor
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Claire McCaskill Voting ‘No’ on Kavanaugh, ‘Troubling’ Allegations Not a Factor

In the email , Kavanaugh wrote , "And I have heard very few people say that limits on contributions to candidates are unconstitutional although I for one tend to think those limits have some constitutional pr...More..

Korea's Moon wants 'heart-to-heart' summit talks with Kim
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Korea's Moon wants 'heart-to-heart' summit talks with Kim

When Moon's friend and liberal predecessor Roh Moo-hyun visited Pyongyang in 2007 for a summit with Kim's late father Kim Jong Il, he held a similar parade with Kim Yong Nam, the North's nominal head of state. ...More..

Court decision suspension only, destination of Sharifs remains Adiala: Faisal Javed
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Court decision suspension only, destination of Sharifs remains Adiala: Faisal Javed

Justice Minallah said, "For the reasons to be recorded later on, the petition of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Mohammad Safdar are allowed". The court said precedents of the Supreme Court "bound the NAB to f...More..

North Korea 'to dismantle nuclear test site'
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

North Korea 'to dismantle nuclear test site'

The proposal, presented during the meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang , was first put forward by the South Korean Sports Minister Do Jong-hwan d...More..

Afghans Born In Pakistan To Get Citizenship
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Afghans Born In Pakistan To Get Citizenship

While it is widely reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan , during his official trip to the UAE, will watch the high-voltage Asia Cup clash between Pakistan and India scheduled to be played at the Dubai stadi...More..

‘Fort Trump’: Poland urges U.S. to consider setting up permanent base
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

‘Fort Trump’: Poland urges U.S. to consider setting up permanent base

Neither the presidents nor Mattis mentioned whether a permanent base would inflame relations with Russian Federation, which would bolster that country's contentions that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and t...More..

Federal agents respond to reports of active shooter in Wisconsin
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Federal agents respond to reports of active shooter in Wisconsin

According to the news outlet, the Middleton Police Department issued an alert shortly after advising people in area buildings to stay inside and lock the doors. She didn't have any other information. A wome...More..

by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Kavanaugh Accuser Wants FBI To Investigate Before Senate Hearing

The letter went on to reveal that Christine Blasey Ford has received multiple death threats in the past few days and has been forced to move her family out of her home. Ford has said Kavanaugh pinned her do...More..

Report Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Report Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs

The Trump administration has already imposed 25 per cent tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods. In many cases, though, it's not as simple as opening a new factory. The new round would be in addition...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russian military aircraft 'SHOT DOWN' over Mediterranean during assault in Syria

The defence ministry in Moscow said the aircraft was returning to the Russian-run Hmeymim airbase in Latakia province when, at about 11:00 pm Moscow time (20:00 GMT) on Monday, it disappeared from rad...More..

Koreas inaugurate joint liaison office in Kaesong
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Koreas inaugurate joint liaison office in Kaesong

The two Koreas have sought to pursue joint projects in multiple fields since the April summit between Moon and the North's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula, even as Unit...More..

Weather warning as Storm Helene blows in
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Weather warning as Storm Helene blows in

Forecasters also say trees could be damaged, while there may be some short term loss of power and mobile phone services. Those in coastal areas are warned to be wary of large waves hitting the seafront. Yeste...More..

Donald Trump says Puerto Rico response was ‘one of the best’
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Donald Trump says Puerto Rico response was ‘one of the best’

The deaths fell in two categories: direct and indirect. " He also criticized Carmen Yulin Cruz , the mayor of San Juan and an outspoken Trump critic, suggesting that she was responsible for the catastrophe"....More..

Kenyans flood social media with congratulatory messages for triumphant Eliud Kipchoge
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Kenyans flood social media with congratulatory messages for triumphant Eliud Kipchoge

Kipchoge's feat, his third win in Berlin , beats the previous world record set by fellow Kenyan runner Dennis Kimetto in 2014. "They say you can miss it twice but not third time". Gladys Cherono won the wom...More..

Tension mounts over 11-year-old Gaza boy’s killing at border rally
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Tension mounts over 11-year-old Gaza boy’s killing at border rally

On September 5, the army said that hundreds of "rioters" had vandalised the Gaza side of the crossing, and that it would remain closed until the damage was repaired. The incident took place at the Gush Etzion J...More..

Russian Federation claims Syria rebels 'staging chemical attack'
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Russian Federation claims Syria rebels 'staging chemical attack'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged the worldwide community to prevent a Syrian government offensive in Syria's Idlib, as the United Nations says it fears the century's "worst humanitarian ca...More..

Skripal poisoning suspects say they were in United Kingdom as 'tourists'
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Skripal poisoning suspects say they were in United Kingdom as 'tourists'

And British journalists have been mocking the story on Twitter , highlighting the improbability of the pair's itinerary and route if they were truly tourists. "I think they're just two guys who have been bla...More..

Paul Manafort to plead guilty to two charges
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Paul Manafort to plead guilty to two charges

The two revised charges are conspiracy to defraud the United States related to lying to investigators, money laundering and other financial crimes, and conspiracy to obstruct justice for attempting to influen...More..

White House Defends Trump on Puerto Rico Death Toll Claim
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

White House Defends Trump on Puerto Rico Death Toll Claim

This "issue" was not on my radar until one of my kids texted in a family chat: "Is trump off his rocker with this Puerto Rico death toll stuff?" "Then, a long time later, they started to report really lar...More..

Donald Trump Fist-Pumped as he Arrived to 9/11 Memorial Service
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Donald Trump Fist-Pumped as he Arrived to 9/11 Memorial Service

President Trump on Tuesday paid tribute to the passengers of Flight 93 who died fighting back against hijackers on September 11, saying they are "linked together forever as true heroes". Trump listened as ...More..

Trump says Puerto storm response ‘unappreciated’
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump says Puerto storm response ‘unappreciated’

The massive number was revealed in late August after the Puerto Rican government claimed for nearly a year that only 64 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The report said the GAO has a number of a...More..

Philippines, Hong Kong Brace for Super Typhoon Mangkhut
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Philippines, Hong Kong Brace for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Hong Kong is also in Mangkhut's sights and preparations there were already underway, though the storm was not expected to hit until Sunday. The strengthening cyclone passed by Guam on Monday evening, bringing...More..

Palestine Renews ICC Push against Israel 'War Crimes'
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Palestine Renews ICC Push against Israel 'War Crimes'

The Trump administration announced Monday that the in Washington, D.C., will close, and essentially dared the International Criminal Court to push back against that decision. Six percent said the billionaire ...More..

Trump intensifies trade war, threatens duties on nearly all imports from China
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump intensifies trade war, threatens duties on nearly all imports from China

Over the first eight months of the year, China's surplus with its largest export market has risen almost 15 percent, adding to tensions in the trade relationship between the world's two largest economies. That ...More..

Hurricane Florence path map: Florence intensifies, posing extreme threat to United States southeast
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence path map: Florence intensifies, posing extreme threat to United States southeast

As of 11 a.m. EDT Sunday, the center of Hurricane Florence was about 750 miles southeast of Bermuda and about 610 miles northeast of the Northern Leeward Islands. It would also mean a "massive rain event" f...More..