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Longer Brexit Extension Might Make More Sense: Irish PM

Longer Brexit Extension Might Make More Sense: Irish PM Opposition to any return of a hard border on the island of Ireland has been a major stumbling block in Theresa May's efforts to get MPs to back her Brexit deal, which has been rejected three times in the United Kingdom parliament. "We said that if the United Kingdom had not ratified the withdrawal agreement it should come forward with a clear plan for the way forward by next week or it would leave... [Full Article...]

Protesters target London's Dorchester Hotel over Brunei anti-gay laws

Protesters target London's Dorchester Hotel over Brunei anti-gay laws The University of Oxford said Saturday it would reconsider its decision to award an honorary degree to the Sultan. The social backlash appears to have escalated after United States talk show host Ellen DeGeneres shared a Twitter post naming the nine Brunei-owned hotels to boycott . [Full Article...]

British mother faces Dubai jail over Facebook 'horse' insult

Ms Shahravesh, from Richmond, south-west London , was arrested with her daughter Paris, 14, at Dubai Airport when the pair visited on March 10 for Pedro's funeral, one week after his death from a heart attack, aged 51. She said Ms Shahravesh was "absolutely distraught" and it was going to take her a "long time" to recover from her ordeal. Sharavesh, who says she has lost her job and is in deb... [Full Article...]

No Brexit breakthrough with May's government, Britain's Labour says

MPs have comprehensively rejected the agreement three times. British MPs have rejected May's European Union divorce bill three times over the controversial Irish backstop clause and last week's talks between the two main parties were aimed at trying to find a proposal which could break the deadlock in the Commons before an emergency European Union summit on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Trump Confirms Will Skip "Boring" White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump Confirms Will Skip Trump has yet to attend the dinner as president , and it isn't hard to guess why. "You gotta love someone that just can't handle being made fun of". This will be his third year in a row skipping the annual gathering of journalists, celebrities and big names in politics. [Full Article...]

Brexit Talks With Labour 'Mean Compromise on Both Sides', Says Theresa May

Brexit Talks With Labour 'Mean Compromise on Both Sides', Says Theresa May MPs have comprehensively rejected the agreement three times. Mrs May has told European Union leaders she wants a delay to Brexit until June 30 at the latest, with the possibility of an early exit if she can get a deal through Parliament. [Full Article...]

Pence says on Texas visit that Venezuelan president 'must go'

Pence says on Texas visit that Venezuelan president 'must go' The 34 vessels were designated blocked property of Venezuela's state-owned oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA , which the US designated in January amid a political stalemate in the Latin American nation. "In this administration, I promise you, it will always be Que Viva Cuba Libre", he said, using the Spanish for "Long Live Free Cuba". China and Russian Federation continue to suppo... [Full Article...]

Rising floodwaters force more evacuations in Iran

Rising floodwaters force more evacuations in Iran There is no order of evacuation yet for Khuzestan's capital, Ahvaz. The unprecedented floods across Iran over the past weeks have claimed the lives of at least 70 people and injured 791 others. According to Al Jazeera, Iraq officially closed the Chazabeh border crossing after Iranian authorities banned travelling and trade through the border in the southern province of Khuzestan. [Full Article...]

Graham suggests US-Israel defense pact

Graham suggests US-Israel defense pact Israel captured the Golan in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in 1981 in a move not recognized internationally. After Omar apologized for her words, Trump, during a Cabinet meeting in the White House, said, "I think she should either resign from Congress or she should certainly resign from the House Foreign Affairs Committee", per reporting from CNN . [Full Article...]

Trump announces resignation of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

Trump announces resignation of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Nielsen's relationship with the president had always been said to be hard. But by October she was back at DHS, this time as secretary. Bloomberg reported that the president met with Nielsen early Sunday evening and asked her to resign . [Full Article...]

New British passports no longer have "European Union" on the cover

Mr Brady and his partner Jan both sent off their passport renewal applications on 21 March. However with European leaders growing increasingly impatient at the paralysis in Westminster, they could offer just a shorter postponement - or a longer period of up to a year.The other 27 EU nations must give unanimous backing to any deadline extension. [Full Article...]

Memorial march marks 25 years since Rwandan genocide

Memorial march marks 25 years since Rwandan genocide Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has departed Nigeria for Kigali, Rwanda. The commemoration activities began with the flame-lighting ceremony at the memorial, where about 250,000 victims are said to be buried. Rwanda on Sunday somberly commemorated the start, 25 years ago, of its genocide in which some 800,000 people were killed, as the country continues to grapple with the lasting consequences of the mass k... [Full Article...]

Beto O’Rourke Compares Trump to the Third Reich

Beto O’Rourke Compares Trump to the Third Reich O'Rourke made the comments during multiple campaign stops in Iowa on Thursday. "I believe in that, yes, I do". Right now, only Vermont and ME allow felons to cast a vote in prison. "While they're incarcerated, I think that's something we can have more conversation about", Warren said. Warren was among the 2020 presidential hopefuls who also traveled to key primary states this weekend to meet... [Full Article...]

1 civilian dead, 2 officers shot near Atlanta

1 civilian dead, 2 officers shot near Atlanta There was some evidence of that when we arrived on scene, ' Smith said. When it was over, White, a registered nurse who was eight months pregnant, and her 16-year-old son, Arkeyvion White, were found dead at the home in Stockbridge, Georgia . [Full Article...]

May warned of ouster if United Kingdom forced to fight Euro polls

May warned of ouster if United Kingdom forced to fight Euro polls Her latest intervention comes amid a mounting mutiny within her own Conservative Party for sitting down with Corbyn to thrash out a solution, which will inevitably take the form of a so-called soft Brexit given Labour's preference for a common Customs Union with the EU as part of any future relationship with the economic bloc. [Full Article...]

British passports have removed the words ‘European Union’

British passports have removed the words ‘European Union’ The interior ministry confirmed that some passports introduced from March 30, the day after Britain was originally due to depart, no longer include references to the European Union following a 2017 decision. Britain was supposed to leave the European Union on March 29, but requested a delay after parliament failed to approve a divorce deal the British government had negotiated with Brussels to min... [Full Article...]

JUST IN: Kidnapped US tourist, driver found alive

JUST IN: Kidnapped US tourist, driver found alive The Ugandan police stressed that the two were "unharmed, in good health and in the safe hands of the joint security team". The pair, according to the Associated Press, had been abducted by four gunmen in Queen Elizabeth National Park. An elderly couple was also in the vehicle, but managed to escape and alert the camp manager. Abductions and related attacks on tourists are rare in Uganda and ... [Full Article...]

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen leaving administration

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen leaving administration Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned from her position and will be replaced for now by the current head of Customs and Border Protection, President Trump tweeted Sunday evening. Recently, the President has spoken several times about the idea of shutting down the southern border entirely. Nielsen met with Trump at the White House Sunday amid an ongoing influx of migrants ... [Full Article...]

Congress has no guts to cross border and kill terrorists - PM Modi

Congress has no guts to cross border and kill terrorists - PM Modi Most respondents didn't openly say these would be the most important voting issues for them and instead chose unemployment and development as the key factors, the survey showed. The PM's rally was delayed by over an hour; before joining the rally, Mr. Modi offered puja at Tripureswari Temple. In last five years you witnessed what is a strong government. [Full Article...]

Greek Police Clash With Refugees Heading for Border

Greek Police Clash With Refugees Heading for Border Police and migrants clashed in a field outside a migrant camp near the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Saturday. Hashem Mojadam, a 36-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker, spent the night in the field and said he hoped to join others and walk to the border. [Full Article...]


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