Harry, Meghan dress down to meet children in Morocco trip

Among the guests invited by Thomas Reilly , Britain's top diplomat in Morocco , were young leaders, business representatives, the military and other influential people from girls' education, sport and sustainable tourism. In just a matter of hour... More..

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'Major wind storm' expected on Sunday
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

'Major wind storm' expected on Sunday

The strong winds will continue through Sunday evening and become westerly with the onset of flurries and reduced visibilities in blowing snow. Snow squalls with blowing snow developing Sunday afternoon. Manag...More..

Labour will back a public vote to 'prevent a damaging Tory Brexit'
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Labour will back a public vote to 'prevent a damaging Tory Brexit'

On Tuesday Corbyn will seek to enshrine Labour's five Brexit demands in law by tabling an amendment to the government's Brexit motion. "If Parliament rejects our plan, then Labour will deliver on the promise ...More..

Adam Schiff ‘Absolutely’ Willing To Go To Court To Obtain Mueller Report
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Adam Schiff ‘Absolutely’ Willing To Go To Court To Obtain Mueller Report

Schiff is not alone in calling for the report to be made public, or in promising aggressive investigations by Democrat-controlled committees. While many Republicans also say they believe the public needs to...More..

Saudi Arabia names first female ambassador to Washington
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Saudi Arabia names first female ambassador to Washington

The 83-year-old Saudi King stepped out of semi-retirement to meet the Prime Minister and other world leaders in a bid to fix his nation's reputation after the high-profile death of Mr Khashoggi, a prominent cri...More..

Hooray!
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hooray! "Substantial" Progress With China (Just Don't Ask Where) - Mish Talk

National Association of Manufacturers chief executive Jay Timmons urged Mr Trump to press ahead "with a rules-based agreement that ends (China's) intellectual property theft and other significant unfair trade p...More..

European Union calls Brexit delay 'rational' as Corbyn backs new referendum
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

European Union calls Brexit delay 'rational' as Corbyn backs new referendum

Insiders told HuffPost UK that the announcement was a "shift" because it would be the first time that Labour committed to actively supporting a second referendum if its own alternative Brexit plans failed to ...More..

Incredible video shows wind pushing ice over wall near Lake Erie
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Incredible video shows wind pushing ice over wall near Lake Erie

Stunning video out of NY captures ice hitting the Fort Erie shoreline after an ice boom gave way in Lake Erie. Other Twitter users shared photos of the ice wall in Canada. A voluntary evacuation for the are...More..

Days to Tariffs - President Donald Trump Extends Deadline After China Trade Talks
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Days to Tariffs - President Donald Trump Extends Deadline After China Trade Talks

In a tweet Sunday evening, Trump wrote he would delay an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, citing "substantial progress " on top priority issues for the adminis...More..

Will defend Forest Rights Act: Tribal Affairs Ministry
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Will defend Forest Rights Act: Tribal Affairs Ministry

India's Supreme Court has ordered the eviction of over 1.1 million tribal and other traditional forest dwellers , after it recently rejected their ancient ownership claims on jungle land. Depending on the s...More..

Univision crew, including Jorge Ramos, detained in Venezuela
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Univision crew, including Jorge Ramos, detained in Venezuela

Colombian journalist Daniel Coronell, preisident of News for Univision in the US, confirmed via Twitter that Ramos and his team have been released after having their phones and equipment confiscated. Univision ...More..

Former top adviser to Pope guilty of sexual offences against young boys
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Former top adviser to Pope guilty of sexual offences against young boys

Eventually, only a few charges stayed in the court and the majority were dropped due to lack of evidence. The suppression order was lifted today after prosecutors decided against proceeding with a planned sec...More..

Pope compares child sex abuse to 'human sacrifice'
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Pope compares child sex abuse to 'human sacrifice'

But advocates for victims expressed deep disappointment, saying Francis merely repeated old promises and offered few new concrete proposals. One woman from Africa said she had been forced to have three aborti...More..

Former top USA security officials decry Trump's emergency bid
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Former top USA security officials decry Trump's emergency bid

But statistics show that irregular immigration has been on the decline for decades and most illegal drugs enter the USA through official ports of entry. Democrats have also launched a resolution to stop Trump...More..

Mohammad Javad Zarif: Iran's foreign minister announces resignation
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Mohammad Javad Zarif: Iran's foreign minister announces resignation

The 59-year-old veteran diplomat first offered a vague Instagram post with an "apology" for his "inability to continue to his service". U.S. President Donald Trump previous year announced Washington was pulli...More..

Iran launches cruise missile from submarine during drill
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Iran launches cruise missile from submarine during drill

More than 100 vessels were taking part in the three-day war games in a vast area stretching from the Strait of Hormuz to the Indian Ocean, the state news agency IRNA reported . All these are opening the curt...More..

Former Trump Campaign Aide Accuses President Of Forced Grab And Kiss
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Former Trump Campaign Aide Accuses President Of Forced Grab And Kiss

Refuting Johnson's allegations, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders called them "absurd on its face". Alva Johnson told the Post that Trump "grabbed her hand and leaned in to kiss her on the l...More..

Colbert Already Has The 'Book Report Version' Of Mueller’s Trump Investigation
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Colbert Already Has The 'Book Report Version' Of Mueller’s Trump Investigation

It's not clear if Mueller will make recommendations about the president, though Barr has said he sees no reason to revisit the department legal opinions that say a sitting president can not be indicted. Mr....More..

Army man, DySP among 5 killed in Kashmir encounter
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Army man, DySP among 5 killed in Kashmir encounter

Asserting that there was "no signs of decline" in Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbagh Singh on Monday said the security forces were determined to restore peace...More..

Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won’t need
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won’t need

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said it's a "root and branch trawl of our laws" to figure out what changes are needed to deal with a no-deal Brexit . Under current rules the EU's motor insurance directive allows fr...More..

Brexit DELAY: Theresa May to make SHOCK announcement - 'democracy DENIER'
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Brexit DELAY: Theresa May to make SHOCK announcement - 'democracy DENIER'

On her way to Egypt where she hopes to get the approval of European Union leaders for her approach, May said further meetings in Brussels on securing changes to the deal ruled out a so-called meaningful vo...More..

Plane carrying 142 passengers makes emergency landing after ‘attempted hijacking’
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Plane carrying 142 passengers makes emergency landing after ‘attempted hijacking’

The suspect, identified by the name "Mahadi" and described by officials as a 25-year-old Bangladeshi man, was shot as special forces rushed the aircraft after it landed safely in Chittagong. "He demanded to spe...More..

High Winds, Heavy Snow Create Blizzard Conditions In S
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

High Winds, Heavy Snow Create Blizzard Conditions In S

But even where there isn't much new snow, northwest winds gusting to 40 to 50 miles per hour will kick up that snow and create whiteout conditions at times, the Weather Service reported. The next chance - 30 pe...More..

First Saudi female ambassador replaces king's son in US
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

First Saudi female ambassador replaces king's son in US

Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud is a daughter of the kingdom's longtime ambassador to Washington Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud who led the Saudi Embassy in Washington from 1983 to 2005. She is diplomatic, fluent...More..

United States pushes North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to join observer force in Syria
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

United States pushes North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to join observer force in Syria

Mr Trump agreed to allow some 200 USA soldiers to remain in Syria's northeast indefinitely. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday that a few hundred American troops may stay in Syria as a st...More..

UK's Labour is moving closer to backing second Brexit referendum: Senior lawmakers
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

UK's Labour is moving closer to backing second Brexit referendum: Senior lawmakers

McDonnell said he had met with two Labour lawmakers, Peter Kyle and Phil Wilson, who have proposed May's deal be put to the public in another referendum but he did not think enough Labour lawmakers would want t...More..

Summer Inferno: Over 300 vehicles gutted at Air Show in Bengaluru
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Summer Inferno: Over 300 vehicles gutted at Air Show in Bengaluru

The fire, which started at 11.55 am, was brought under control and no injuries were reported . Officials have confirmed that the air show will not be disrupted on account of this incident , even though it w...More..

UK Cabinet ministers urge Brexit delay
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

UK Cabinet ministers urge Brexit delay

Hariri is also scheduled to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and other ...More..

Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group

Austin said he was "appalled at the offence and distress Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party have caused to Jewish people" and that he had become "ashamed" of its conduct under the left-wing opposition leader....More..

Dem Candidates: Bernie Sanders a Democratic Socialist, Not a Democrat
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Dem Candidates: Bernie Sanders a Democratic Socialist, Not a Democrat

Asked if he would recognize Guaidó as the interim leader of the country, Sanders said, "No". Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a "National Student Town Hall" at George Mason University Oct. "He has demonstrat...More..