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Remorseful Caller Who Voted Leave Wants Another Referendum

Remorseful Caller Who Voted Leave Wants Another Referendum Mr Johnson - who is Boris Johnson's brother but voted Remain in the referendum - said he was concerned by the way Downing Street was treating Parliament. 'Our UK friends need to say what they want, instead of asking us to say what we want, ' he said. "We need to try something different". 'Something that people do in the real world all the time , but which seems so alien in our political cultu... [Full Article...]

Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is basking in the self-congratulatory glow of a compromise that allows her a few more years at the helm - but it came with a hefty price tag. "I'm not for term limits", the No. 2 Democrat, Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told reporters. The White House did not respond to a request for comment. [Full Article...]

Straphanger makes citizen’s arrest after hell breaks loose on subway

Straphanger makes citizen’s arrest after hell breaks loose on subway Meanwhile, authorities say that on June 28, Lushchinskaya was involved in another subway incident on the same train . After a few more exchanges with the other passengers, Lushchinskaya winds up in a confrontation with Ayala who has gotten out of his seat and tells her he is filming for World Star Hip Hop . [Full Article...]

Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff

Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff To his critics in Washington , the prolonged search illustrates that the chaos of the Trump administration is making it harder for the White House to function. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is the latest high-profile name to decide the job is not for him, saying in a statement: "Now is not the right time for me or my family to undertake this serious assignment". [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen: "Of course" Trump knew hush payments were wrong

Michael Cohen: First of all, nothing at the Trump organisation was ever done unless it was run through Mr Trump. "I knew what I was doing was wrong", Cohen said on GMA . But legal analysts said the accusations against Trump could amount to a felony because they weren't an oversight, but revolve around an alleged conspiracy to hide payments from campaign contribution reports - and from voters. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation sends two nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela

Russian Federation sends two nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela On Wednesday, the Defense Ministry reported that the Tu-160 planes had stayed for about ten hours in the skies over the Caribbean Sea and were accompanied by Venezuelan fighter jets at some stages of their flight. It's not really appropriate for a country half of whose defense budget could feed the whole of Africa to be making such statements", Dmitry Peskov told reporters. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Is Blonde Now And People Don't Know How To Feel

Melania Trump Is Blonde Now And People Don't Know How To Feel During their chat, the first lady lashed out at the "opportunists" who she claims are "using my name or my family name to advance themselves". "Going blonde to capitalize from Ivana Trump's signature blonde look", one Twitter user wrote, shading Trump for both her look and for calling comedians and journalist "opportunists" during her interview. [Full Article...]

Theresa May squares up to Juncker in squabble over ‘nebulous’ insult

Theresa May squares up to Juncker in squabble over ‘nebulous’ insult While the leaders may give more (non-binding) political assurances, they have insisted they cannot re-open the terms of the agreement. She has yet to confirm a date for a rescheduled parliamentary vote, but on Thursday her spokeswoman confirmed members of the United Kingdom parliament would have to wait until January at the earliest. [Full Article...]

Backed Militia Takes Largest Remaining Town Held By ISIS In Syria

Backed Militia Takes Largest Remaining Town Held By ISIS In Syria SDF commanders said yesterday that at least 5,000 ISIS fighters had chose to remain in the town and the surrounding villages to fight to the death in a final stand against the advancing forces. Earlier in the week, US President Donald Trump predicted that the terrorist group would be fully defeated within a month. "There are very few of them left in that area of the world", Trump said Tuesd... [Full Article...]

Chester zoo evacuated after monsoon forest roof catches fire

Chester zoo evacuated after monsoon forest roof catches fire It is not yet known if there have been any casualties. The fire was sparked in the Monsoon Forest habitat, according to Chester Zoo's Twitter account. Almost 2 million people go to see the animals there every year. It was spreading across the roof in strong winds for a while. "Thank you also to the many, many messages of public support". [Full Article...]

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital Palestinian official Saeb Erekat urged Arab and Muslim countries to sever all diplomatic ties with Australia if it recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Australia and Indonesia in August concluded talks that began in 2010 on a free-trade deal. Angered by Trump's move, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas boycotted his administration, saying Washington was no longer qualified to serve as t... [Full Article...]

President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down

President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down Zinke has been reportedly casting about for employment safety nets for a while, inquiring into posts at Fox News and energy companies. "With an average of almost one federal investigation opened into his conduct in office per month, Zinke's highly questionable ethics have finally caught up with him". [Full Article...]

Govt files affidavit in Supreme Court for 'correction' in Rafale order

Govt files affidavit in Supreme Court for 'correction' in Rafale order The bench underlined that it will "not be correct" for the court to sit as an "appellate authority" to "scrutinise each aspect of the process of acquisition". As part of the Rafale deal, which was signed in 2016, Dassault agreed to invest 50% of the estimated $8.7bn (£6.6bn) contract in India to manufacture some components of the jet with billionaire Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence. [Full Article...]

French police hunts Strasbourg shooter after 4 killed near Christmas market

French police hunts Strasbourg shooter after 4 killed near Christmas market The suspected gunman, who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg , has been killed, two police sources said on Thursday, ending his 48-hours on the run. Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told CNews television the focus was on catching the suspect as soon as possible, no matter whether he was dead or alive. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Attacks Media as 'Opportunists'

Bush and toured part of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier named after the former president, who died in November. Born in Slovenia, Melania Trump is a former fashion model who married Donald Trump in 2005, and she's the first USA first lady to be a naturalized US citizen. [Full Article...]

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka's PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka's PM Sirisena dissolved parliament on November 9, when he was forced to concede that his and Rajapaksa's party, the United People's Freedom Alliance, did not have a majority in the 225-seat parliament. The United National Party (UNP) said that President Maithripala Sirisena had a discussion with Wickremesinghe over the telephone today. The president also alleged that a cabinet minister was involved i... [Full Article...]

Brexit bother: animated May remonstrates with EU's Juncker

May told journalists later on Friday that they had had a "robust discussion" - "the sort of discussion you're able to have when you have developed a working relationship". Juncker said: "We don't want the United Kingdom to think there can be any form of renegotiation - that is crystal clear". The European council president said: 'We have treated Prime Minister May with the greatest respect, all ... [Full Article...]

Court rules against Sri Lanka president, impeachment edges closer

Court rules against Sri Lanka president, impeachment edges closer The Supreme Court on Thursday said the president could not dissolve parliament until it was four-and-a-half years through its five-year term. Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to demand the reinstatement of Mr Wickremesinghe, but Mr Rajapakse has clung to the position despite not having the numbers in the Parliament. [Full Article...]

Pope removes two cardinals hit by scandal from inner circle

Pope removes two cardinals hit by scandal from inner circle Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican , April 13, 2013. A Vatican spokesman said Francis had written to the prelates "thanking them for the work they have done over these past five years". Australian Cardinal George Pell and Chilean Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz were both removed from the so-called C9 Council of Cardinals, an worldwide advice body set up by Francis himself, the Vatican said W... [Full Article...]

May seeks compromise with European Union to save Brexit deal

May seeks compromise with European Union to save Brexit deal But her allies claimed her 200 votes she won were one more than the 199 when she secured the Tory leadership in 2016 and were relieved that she can not be challenged again for another 12 months. Mrs May spoke of a "renewed mission - delivering the Brexit people voted for, bringing the country back together and building a country that really works for everyone". [Full Article...]


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