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Brexit: EU leaders have agreed another Brexit extension until 31 October

Brexit: EU leaders have agreed another Brexit extension until 31 October The Prime Minister, however, remains under intense pressure from Conservative MPs - already angry at the failure to leave on March 29 as planned - who oppose any further delay. It says: "Any decision by the Prime Minister to accept a long extension to Article 50 is likely to be challenged in the United Kingdom courts". "I don't think we should be rushing to change our leader when there is a big ... [Full Article...]

European Union leaders agree to Brexit extension: Tusk

European Union leaders agree to Brexit extension: Tusk The officials spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss the closed-door negotiations. At a news conference late Wednesday, May said she wanted to leave the European Union "as soon as possible", and added that Brexit could still be accomplished before the end of June if lawmakers backed the withdrawal agreement she negotiated with European Union leaders earlier this... [Full Article...]

Sudan’s Al-Bashir steps down amid coup rumour

Sudan’s Al-Bashir steps down amid coup rumour The announcement comes as Sudan's armed forces were deployed in the capital of Khartoum amid reports of a coup against the leader. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir delivers a speech inside Parliament in Khartoum, Sudan April 1, 2019. [Full Article...]

Brexit delayed until October 31 when all your nightmares will come true

Brexit delayed until October 31 when all your nightmares will come true Mr Tusk wrote in a letter to the heads of the 27 remaining member states ahead of today's summit: "The flexibility would allow to terminate the extension automatically, as soon as both sides have ratified the withdrawal agreement". "I don't want to see a long extension". An arch-Eurosceptic today warned the European Union he will launch a legal challenge in Britain if they delay Brexit for up to... [Full Article...]

VP Pence demands United Nations recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela's president

Venezuela's UN Ambassador Samuel Moncada said the country is threatened with war by the Trump administration, "and the ground is being laid for an invasion". Russia, Iran, China and Cuba are among the countries that have backed Maduro, while most Latin American countries have recognized Guaido. Maduro has remained in office with the help of the Venezuelan military while the U.S., South American an... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu wins re-election with parliamentary majority

Netanyahu wins re-election with parliamentary majority Netanyahu highlighted his close relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump, who delighted Israelis and angered Palestinians by recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital in 2017 and moving the U.S. There is no sign he would back off from that approach after he forms a government. He declined to comment on Netanyahu's possible re-election to a fifth term but said the German government "will... [Full Article...]

Pro-democracy leaders convicted of umbrella protest

Pro-democracy leaders convicted of umbrella protest But the three, known as the "Occupy trio" for co-founding the non-violent Occupy Central protest that evolved into a large-scale movement immobilizing the city's financial district for almost three months, had pleaded not guilty to public nuisance and other charges. [Full Article...]

Stage set for polling in 91 LS seats, 4 Assemblies

Stage set for polling in 91 LS seats, 4 Assemblies Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan is contesting in two assembly constituencies - Bhimavaram and Gajuwaka. The leader of Opposition and YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy an aspirant for the Chief Minister's post is fighting his second Assembly election from his family's pocket borough Pulivendula. [Full Article...]

Facebook bans Faith Goldy as it removes 'organized hate' from its platforms

Facebook bans Faith Goldy as it removes 'organized hate' from its platforms The company announced last month that it would ban white nationalism on the platform , including content that supports it. The tech giant's move comes more than a week after Facebook said it'd ban white nationalist and white separatist content from its platform after backlash from civil rights groups and black scholars. [Full Article...]

Body Found in Caribbean Identified As Missing NY Tourist

Body Found in Caribbean Identified As Missing NY Tourist The pair, of Mount Vernon, New York, stayed at the all-inclusive Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa resort in Samaná from 23- 27 March. The body of a man pulled from the Caribbean Ocean on March 31 had a tattoo of the word "Milano" which matches one on Orlando Moore , 40, according to national police. [Full Article...]

Merkel warns European Union is likely to agree to lengthy Brexit delay

Merkel warns European Union is likely to agree to lengthy Brexit delay Theresa May has been called back into the EU summit in Brussels, after European Council president Donald Tusk confirmed a Brexit delay has been agreed by the 27 other EU leaders. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said the talks had been "open and constructive" but the sides differed on a "number of areas". Mrs May however told MPs that Britain would already be outside the European Union if... [Full Article...]

Battle for Tripoli escalates as UN prepares to meet

Battle for Tripoli escalates as UN prepares to meet Their appeal was not heeded, with thousands of people attempting to flee the area. United Nations envoy Ghassan Salame, announcing its postponement, said: "We can not ask people to take part in the conference during gunfire and air strikes". [Full Article...]

County Man Accused of Stealing Van To Use in Terror Attack

County Man Accused of Stealing Van To Use in Terror Attack Court documents say on March 27, Henry first drove to Dulles International Airport at 5 a.m.in the stolen U-Haul, where he found the crowds outside were too thin. Magistrate Judge Thomas M. DiGirolamo, according to the DOJ. He had hoped to wait and later carry out a truck attack similar to the ones in Nice, France, in 2016 and Lower Manhattan in 2017 , prosecutors said. [Full Article...]

NY holidaymakers presumed dead in Dominican Republic

Dominican police believe that Orlando Moore , 43, and Portia Ravenelle , 32, possibly suffered a auto accident while en route to the Las Americas International Airport from Gran Bahia Principe Cayacoa in Samana. Two days later, when they did not return, Lashay Turner , Moore's half-sister, reported him missing, CNN reported . Autopsies are being conducted to determine if the two people who d... [Full Article...]

Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed

Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed In November a year ago, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced that the United Kingdom was doubling its fleet of F-35 fighters by ordering 17 more jets. The aircraft crashed in waters that reach a depth of around 1,500 meters, making recovery hard, the spokesman added. "We are aware of the incident being reported involving a Japanese F-35A and we're standing by to support the Japanese Ai... [Full Article...]

Trump says he will not release his tax returns

Trump says he will not release his tax returns On April 3, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., requested the returns, both for Trump's personal income and a range of his businesses. "It is being reviewed by the legal department and we look forward to responding to the letter". Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday that lawmakers will "never" see Trump's returns. [Full Article...]

Trump Talks to Saudi Prince Despite Uproar Over Khashoggi

Trump Talks to Saudi Prince Despite Uproar Over Khashoggi The posting represented the first statement from the family since The Washington Post reported this month that all four of Khashoggi's adult children have been given multimillion-dollar homes in the kingdom and are receiving monthly payments exceeding $10,000 apiece. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. Lauds Candace Owens' Explanation of Hitler Comments

Trump Jr. Lauds Candace Owens' Explanation of Hitler Comments Democrats seized on the opportunity as Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) played clips where she defended the actions of Adolf Hitler . "An ultimate act of cowardice", responded Owens, giving her take on one particular moment from the hearing, "The idea that he tried to create a narrative and just think that his constituents, that the American people are so stupid , that they are not going to go pu... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Theresa May won't say whether she'll quit over long delay

Brexit: Theresa May won't say whether she'll quit over long delay However, it's not clear that all European Union leaders will be on board with a long extension, with the possibility that some may fight against it, or request onerous conditions. He said if European elections take place in the United Kingdom because of a delay to Brexit "it's going to be a pretty farcical situation" and that many Conservative Party members would be "reluctant to participate" in... [Full Article...]

25-year-old Long Island Marine also killed in Afghanistan explosion

25-year-old Long Island Marine also killed in Afghanistan explosion Slutman, 43, a 15-year member of the New York City Fire Department who was a Marine staff sergeant. The three were assigned to 25th Marine Regiment, a Massachusetts-based Reserve unit. "It is going to sound like a cliche but he was the ideal son", Erik said. The Afghan government says talks with the Taliban will take place on April 19 in Doha, the capital of Qatar, five days later than origina... [Full Article...]


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