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Jeremy Corbyn 'about to table motion of no confidence in Theresa May'

Jeremy Corbyn 'about to table motion of no confidence in Theresa May' The Labour Party, which is under pressure from smaller opposition parties to propose a motion of no confidence against the government this week, said on Sunday it would seek to force May to bring the deal back to Parliament for a vote before Christmas. [Full Article...]

May urges Europe to set date for post Brexit trade deal

May urges Europe to set date for post Brexit trade deal May on Monday canceled a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal , created to maintain close future ties with the bloc and agreed after two years of negotiations, after it became clear she would lose it badly. "We will be guided by the pace at which we can get the assurances that parliament needs". Juncker said May was "a good friend, and I am admiring her, because this is a woman of great courag... [Full Article...]

Mueller asks judge to ignore Flynn's 'attempt to minimize' his crime

Mueller asks judge to ignore Flynn's 'attempt to minimize' his crime In the filing Mueller said Flynn lied to the media and senior administration officials in the weeks leading up to the interview, telling them he had not discussed USA sanctions against Russian Federation with Kislyak when in fact he had. The White House claims he was sacked for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about the details of his conversations with Kislyak. More than a year after the th... [Full Article...]

Chester Zoo staff working to locate animals after fire tears through enclosure

Chester Zoo staff working to locate animals after fire tears through enclosure The zoo has closed and we have no indication of when it will reopen. Images and video of the zoo on Twitter showed thick black smoke and flames shooting out from a structure with a rounded roof. The zoo said fire crews were working to control the blaze and staff were working to move animals out of danger - all have been accounted for. "The staff ensured all the members of the public were safe"... [Full Article...]

Migrant girl’s dad said she was ill on bus

Migrant girl’s dad said she was ill on bus MSNBC has reported that Customs agents put off getting her medical treatment for an hour and a half. "We take the protection of human life very seriously", one official told reporters. "No", Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Friday morning, also on Fox News. "We all agree that we should treat children with compassion and we should never let a child die in United States custody". [Full Article...]

U.S. Is the "Least Imperial" Great Power in History

U.S. Is the In response, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang stressed, "What China cares about is African countries' needs, such as industrialization and agricultural modernization". Highlighting China's influence in Djibouti, Bolton said the influence could shift the balance of trading power in the region towards the east as well as a direct impact on the United States military base. [Full Article...]

Accused Russian Agent Pleads Guilty in US Court

Accused Russian Agent Pleads Guilty in US Court The now familiar phrase used here is that Butina admitted to doing this "under the direction" of the Russian official. Prosecutors expect the deal will give them information about Russia's efforts to interfere in U.S. The Russian Foreign Ministry has repeatedly stated that the charges against Butina were groundless and trumped-up and called her ongoing detention unacceptable. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump derides media focus on "gossip" and criticizes "opportunists"

Melania Trump derides media focus on United States First Lady Melania Trump has debuted a new platinum blonde hairstyle for the new year, and her supporters are divided as to how they feel about the drastic new look. She also spent time with the crew aboard the USS George H.W. Bush and toured part of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier named after the former president, who died in November. [Full Article...]

Bomb threats emailed to multiple locations across the country

Bomb threats emailed to multiple locations across the country Companies in English-speaking countries all over the world have reportedly received bomb threats from people claiming to have planted explosive devices in recipients' buildings - which they will only refrain from detonating should they receive United States dollars 20,000 in Bitcoin . [Full Article...]

I won't lead Conservatives into next election, says Theresa May

I won't lead Conservatives into next election, says Theresa May There had been chatter of something like 231-86, which would have been a number that might have strengthened her hand. Her decision to defer the vote sparked a new wave of letters of no confidence which pushed the total beyond the threshold of 48 needed to trigger a ballot. [Full Article...]

Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds

Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds Turkey and the USA have always been at odds over Syria, where Washington has backed the YPG Kurdish militia in the fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). Ankara has long objected to the United States alliance with the YPG, and the USA has tried in a variety of ways to address Turkish concerns. The US, which may have military personnel present in the area or nearby, said their planne... [Full Article...]

Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty in USA court

Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty in USA court As part of that plan, she acknowledged that she conspired with two Americans and a Russian official. In the statement of offense read aloud in court, one of the prosecutors said Butina had drafted a "Diplomacy Project" that called for establishing unofficial back channels of communication between high-ranking American politicians to help benefit Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

'Guardians and War on Truth' Time's 'Person of the Year'

'Guardians and War on Truth' Time's 'Person of the Year' It said they have taken "great risks in pursuit of greater truths". Reuters journalists Wa Lone , 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo , 28, who have been jailed in Myanmar for almost a year. The TIME "Person Of The Year" title has always been a controversial, iconic and misunderstood. And the fourth cover shows Maria Ressa , chief executive of the Philippine news website Rappler . [Full Article...]

Grace Millane investigation - Police appeal for information

Grace Millane investigation - Police appeal for information Last night police said the Millane family did not wish to comment further but were aware of several vigils organised around the country. The figures for domestic violence would not necessarily be known outside of New Zealand , she said. Before she vanished, Millane had been staying at a backpacker hostel in Auckland and left some of her belongings there. "At this point we don't know where thi... [Full Article...]

The UK leadership challenge Preview: The end of the Dancing Queen

The UK leadership challenge Preview: The end of the Dancing Queen The leadership challenge marks a violent eruption of the Conservative Party's decades-long divide over Europe and throws Britain's already rocky path out of the European Union , which it is due to leave on March 29, into further chaos. According to the unnamed source a " considerable number of Tory MPs " desperate to remove May, and could also back the opposition in a last-ditch attempt to get t... [Full Article...]

French police kill Strasbourg shooting suspect

French police kill Strasbourg shooting suspect Strasbourg is on the border with Germany, where the suspect was convicted in 2016 of breaking into a dental practice and a pharmacy in two towns. His parents and two brothers are already in custody. "It's this celebration that was hit yesterday by a terrorist act", he said. The market was to remain closed Thursday, city officials said . French President Emmanuel Macron expressed "the solidar... [Full Article...]

Trump Confirms Departure Of John Kelly From White House

Trump Confirms Departure Of John Kelly From White House Also on December 8, Trump announced Mark Milley will be the new head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, replacing Gen. Joseph Dunford, whose term ends next summer . On Sunday, the United States president said that a decision would be made soon. But tension between the two men and between Kelly and other top officials had grown in recent months. [Full Article...]

Indiana Teen Charged With Killing Pregnant Schoolmate

Indiana Teen Charged With Killing Pregnant Schoolmate A 16-year-old high school football player in IN who didn't want to become a father murdered his pregnant cheerleader girlfriend and left her body in a dumpster, police say. He was arrested Sunday and is due to be arraigned Tuesday. Lt. Alex Arendt of the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit says the boy, a member of the Mishawaka High School football team, was arrested Sunday. [Full Article...]

Lacked majority, won't stake claim to form govt in MP: Shivraj Chouhan

Lacked majority, won't stake claim to form govt in MP: Shivraj Chouhan Supporters of the Congress party celebrate election results. "All the independents have in addition assured support to the Congress party", the letter said. The TRS was poised to retain power in Telangana with a huge majority, with its candidates leading in 80 of the 119 seats, leaving the Congress-led alliance way behind. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's last words were 'I can't breathe'

Khashoggi's last words were 'I can't breathe' His fiancee, who was waiting outside the consulate, raised an alarm after Khashoggi failed to re-emerge from the Saudi consulate. "Put your earphones in, or listen to music like me ", he says. "We don't need direct evidence that he ordered the code red on this thing", Rubio, R-Florida, said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union". Turkey says he was killed at the consulate by a squad of 15 S... [Full Article...]


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