Pressure builds on May for second Brexit referendum

But it is hard for a prime minister with limited support in her party, to argue against giving parliament the final say. On Thursday about 10 Labour MPs met David Lidington - who is Mrs May's de facto second-in-command - to argue for another publ... More..

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Obamacare In Jeopardy After Fort Worth Federal Judge Rules Act Unconstitutional
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Obamacare In Jeopardy After Fort Worth Federal Judge Rules Act Unconstitutional

Speaking at a congressional ball at the White House, Trump said: "If the Republicans and the Democrats get together we are going to end up with incredible health care, which is the way it should have been fro...More..

Ukraine has created a single Ukrainian Orthodox church and elected its head
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Ukraine has created a single Ukrainian Orthodox church and elected its head

On Saturday, the St. Sophia's Cathedral in Kiev hosted a so-called "unification" council held under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and brokered by the Ukrainian authorities. T...More..

North Korea Marks 7th Anniversary of Kim Jong II's Death
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

North Korea Marks 7th Anniversary of Kim Jong II's Death

If the US administration believed that heightened sanctions and pressure would force Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear weapons, "it will count as (its) greatest miscalculation, and it will block the path to de...More..

More than 40 Injured in Explosion in Japan's Sapporo -Kyodo
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

More than 40 Injured in Explosion in Japan's Sapporo -Kyodo

One person was in serious condition, but police said the other injuries were mostly mild. Sapporo police and fire officials said it was too early to say anything certain about the cause of the explosion. Resi...More..

United Kingdom can not keep coming back to European Union with demands, says Leo Varadkar
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

United Kingdom can not keep coming back to European Union with demands, says Leo Varadkar

Britain is to have talks with the European Union over the coming days about how to obtain "further assurances" which might persuade MPs to back the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, Theresa May has said. He added:...More..

Woman kicks fellow passenger in vicious 'racist' train rant
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Woman kicks fellow passenger in vicious 'racist' train rant

Tung then tries to defend herself and stop Lushchinskaya from kicking her. Lushchinskaya was also charged with several misdemeanors, including criminal possession of a weapon, attempted assault and harassment...More..

Donald Trump knew hush payments were wrong, Michael Cohen says in interview
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Donald Trump knew hush payments were wrong, Michael Cohen says in interview

He said that in the Trump Organization, nothing was ever done "unless it was run through Mr. Trump". The Cohen case has intensified the legal pressures on former reality television star Trump, whose almost ...More..

Russian Deployment to Venezuela Served the goal
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Russian Deployment to Venezuela Served the goal

The spokesman added that the Tu-160 aircraft were unmatched by any other USA or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation warplanes in terms of speed, payload and range, while its revamped version, the Tu-160M2, left ...More..

Melania Trump Opens Up in Hannity Interview
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Melania Trump Opens Up in Hannity Interview

The media like "to focus on the gossip", she said, adding she'd prefer they focus on "substance" and "what we do, not just about nonsense". Melania Trump has previously taken issue with media coverage of he...More..

Juncker denies describing May as ‘nebulous’, after PM confronts him
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Juncker denies describing May as ‘nebulous’, after PM confronts him

May is facing an uphill battle to persuade MPs that the Northern Ireland backstop contained in the withdrawal agreement would not trap the United Kingdom in a permanent customs union. It came after a stormy B...More..

Russian Orthodox Church Asks UN, Western Leaders For Help In Ukraine
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Russian Orthodox Church Asks UN, Western Leaders For Help In Ukraine

Ukraine now has three main Orthodox denominations: the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate , which remained subordinate to Russian Federation after the breakup of the Soviet Union, and two br...More..

Kurdish-led forces retake IS group hub in east Syria
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Kurdish-led forces retake IS group hub in east Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the SDF took Hajin early in the morning, after fierce fighting under the cover of airstrikes by the USA -led coalition. On Friday, Turkish President Re...More..

Trump Surprises Pelosi and Schumer, Exposes Democratic Playbook
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Trump Surprises Pelosi and Schumer, Exposes Democratic Playbook

But now his tone has softened. Democratic leaders on the House Intelligence Committee have said Trump's personal financial information would help illuminate whether foreign leaders might have leverage over th...More..

Fire at Chester Zoo leads to evacuation of visitors
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Fire at Chester Zoo leads to evacuation of visitors

The zoo says it plays a significant part in wildlife conservation, helping to save endangered species. The zoo, which is near Chester , south of the English city of Liverpool, did not give a cause for the fire...More..

Vigils for UK woman Grace Millane sweep NZ
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Vigils for UK woman Grace Millane sweep NZ

Police in New Zealand are looking for a shovel they believe was involved with the murder of 22-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane . We need to speak to that person or anyone who has seen it'. You Are ...More..

Donald Trump uses Twitter to name new acting chief of staff
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Donald Trump uses Twitter to name new acting chief of staff

US-Saudi ties have been touted by the Trump administration as a major success, but the Saudis' grisly murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi - allegedly on the orders of Kushner's friend MBS - has pro...More..

Remains found in basement identified as father missing since 1961
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Remains found in basement identified as father missing since 1961

Mike Carroll always wondered what happened to his father, Korean War veteran George Carroll, who disappeared in 60 years ago. Autopsy results released this week confirmed the remains were of George Carroll an...More..

Trump announces Zinke to leave administration in surprise announcement
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Trump announces Zinke to leave administration in surprise announcement

President Trump tweeted on Saturday morning that Zinke, who has held the position for nearly two years, would be leaving the administration. "Zinke's days of plundering our lands and enriching himself and ...More..

SC Dismisses Petitions Seeking Probe In To Rafale Deal [Read Judgment]
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

SC Dismisses Petitions Seeking Probe In To Rafale Deal [Read Judgment]

In a big relief to the Modi government today, the Supreme Court ruled out an investigation into the deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets worth Rs 58,000 crore. India's opposition Congress party, along with anti-...More..

May says further Brexit talks with European Union in coming days
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

May says further Brexit talks with European Union in coming days

The other 27 national leaders were wary of giving Britain any legal assurances over the most contentious element of their tentative Brexit deal - the emergency fix for the Irish border - partly because they...More..

Manhunt under way after three killed in shooting at Strasbourg Christmas market
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Manhunt under way after three killed in shooting at Strasbourg Christmas market

France has raised its three-stage threat index to the highest level since the attack and deployed 1800 additional soldiers across the country to help patrol streets and secure crowded events. The head of the E...More..

Leo Varadkar: EU United On Need To Maintain Backstop
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Leo Varadkar: EU United On Need To Maintain Backstop

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met Mrs May in Berlin on Tuesday, said: "I do not see that this Withdrawal Agreement can be changed". The rebuff came after Mrs May - who survived a bruising vote of confi...More..

US Woman Studying Abroad Fatally Stabbed by Roommate
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

US Woman Studying Abroad Fatally Stabbed by Roommate

Sarah Papenheim was discovered in a Rotterdam apartment near Erasmus University, where she'd been studying since 2016, police spokeswoman Miriam Boers said. "She was just unbelievable", Kresko said. Papenhe...More..

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as capital of Israel
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

In a speech, he said: "The Australian authorities has decided that Australia now recognizes west Jerusalem, because the seat of the Knesset and most of the institutions of presidency, is the capital of Israel"....More..

Sri Lanka's disputed premier Rajapakse steps down
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Sri Lanka's disputed premier Rajapakse steps down

His son, Namal Rajapaksa, had yesterday said he will quit "to ensure stability of the nation", after the Supreme Court ordered that he should not exercise the powers of the office he has claimed since October 2...More..

Sri Lankan Parliament dissolution ‘unconstitutional’, rules Supreme Court
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Sri Lankan Parliament dissolution ‘unconstitutional’, rules Supreme Court

Sri Lanka is going through a major political crisis since October 26 when President Sirisena, in a controversial move, removed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaks...More..

Pope demotes two cardinals over sexual abuse scandals
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Pope demotes two cardinals over sexual abuse scandals

Cardinal Pell remains the Treasurer to the Vatican , the third-highest ranking position. Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz, from Chile, has also been accused of covering up alleged child abuse while servin...More..

by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

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

In a press conference at the end of a European Council summit, Mrs May said: 'I had a robust discussion with Jean-Claude Juncker - I think that's the sort of discussion you're able to have when you have devel...More..

Theresa May insists Brexit deal should go ahead despite no European Union concessions
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Theresa May insists Brexit deal should go ahead despite no European Union concessions

Lip readers told media she said: "What did you call me?" May did not speak as she arrived for the summit, where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron before EU-wide discussions on migration, Russian F...More..