Will Theresa May RULE OUT no deal Brexit — BREXIT BETRAYAL

He spoke to Eddie Mair on the eve of a new round of crunch Brexit votes in the Commons. It was far from certain the amendment would win support from a majority in the House of Commons. May said it was a chance to "tell Brussels that the current n... More..

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Russia plays power broker as US-Taliban talks gather steam
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Russia plays power broker as US-Taliban talks gather steam

Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban collapsed in 2015, and the Taliban, fighting to drive out global forces and re-establish their version of strict Islamic law, have said they plan to co...More..

Asia Bibi is free, Pakistani court rules
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Asia Bibi is free, Pakistani court rules

From her secret location, Bibi watched the decision reported live on local television, according to a friend who spoke to her as it was being announced. "We have shown a lot of restraint" against the complain...More..

Israel hosts Russian delegation to discuss Syria, Iran
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Israel hosts Russian delegation to discuss Syria, Iran

Israel has carried out there hundreds of airstrikes over the past years, saying the attacks targeted Iranian sites in order to prevent the Islamic republic entrenching itself in Syria . Syria's envoy to the Un...More..

by | Friday, February 01, 2019

CBP Announces Biggest Fentanyl Seizure Ever

That inspection, using a large X-Ray machine and a drug sniffing dog discovered the hidden compartments. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday the largest seizure of fentanyl in the agency's h...More..

Amber warning for parts of North Devon with more snow forecast
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Amber warning for parts of North Devon with more snow forecast

Further disruption is expected in other parts of the country. The Met Office upgraded its warning today as it said that cancellations and delays to rail and bus journeys are likely, while some vehicles could ...More..

Pelosi: No Wall Money in New Border Deal Talks
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Pelosi: No Wall Money in New Border Deal Talks

Pelosi rejected as a "nonstarter" Trump's offer of three-year protection for illegal immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in exchange for a permanent wall. Trump told re...More..

Republicans want answers on 'excessive show of force' in Roger Stone arrest
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Republicans want answers on 'excessive show of force' in Roger Stone arrest

He is also demanding to know whether the press was tipped off about Stone's impending arrest. Stone was indicted under seal on January 24 in the special counsel's investigation . Stone's attorneys", Graham w...More..

Senate Vote Rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Senate Vote Rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan

Goldberg added that contrary to McConnell's belief, making Election Day a holiday would "make democracy better because it gives everybody the ability to not have to worry about how to go vote and go to work". O...More..

Europe set to announce plan letting Iran bypass U.S. sanctions
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Europe set to announce plan letting Iran bypass U.S. sanctions

Such supplies, including medicines and foodstuffs, are not supposed to be subject to United States sanctions. "It won't change things dramatically, but it's an important political message to Iran to show that...More..

France Will Take Back 130 ISIS Fighters, BFM Reports
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

France Will Take Back 130 ISIS Fighters, BFM Reports

French officials in private say that they will have no choice but to change policy on citizens who went as jihadists to fight in the Middle East. Paris is already trying to repatriate minors on a case-by-case...More..

Russia, US fail to break INF Treaty deadlock
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Russia, US fail to break INF Treaty deadlock

During the talks, the Russian side stressed the importance of preserving the INF. Leaving the INF treaty would allow the Trump administration to counter the Chinese, but it's unclear how it would do that. Russi...More..

Putin and Trump talked at G20 without U.S. translator
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Putin and Trump talked at G20 without U.S. translator

Trump had called off a formal meeting with Putin in Buenos Aires over the Kerch Strait incident that took place just days prior to the G20 summit: three ships from the Ukrainian Navy breached the Russian mari...More..

Polar vertex freezes Midwest, parts of U.S. with cold air
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Polar vertex freezes Midwest, parts of U.S. with cold air

The forecast Monday in Rockford calls for a high of 51 degrees (10.5 Celsius). During the early Wednesday morning hours, much of the Dakotas, Minnesota , Wisconsin, and IL are locked down with these "feels lik...More..

Kentucky governor catches heat for criticizing cold-weather closures
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Kentucky governor catches heat for criticizing cold-weather closures

I mean, there's no ice going with it or any snow". The Louisville Metro Police Department, in an apparent reference to Roker's comment, asked the public to not be a "nitwit" and bring pets inside because of t...More..

Multiple cars in Newark Airport garage catch on fire
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Multiple cars in Newark Airport garage catch on fire

Update: WABC's Sam Sweeney reports that the fire is now out and that there are no injuries. Flights were not impacted by the fire. Firefighters immediately arrived at the area and are now battling the fla...More..

Las Vegas shooter may have been seeking 'infamy'
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Las Vegas shooter may have been seeking 'infamy'

The lack of a conclusion comes despite almost 16 months of investigating the reason that Stephen Paddock shot to death 58 people and wounded scores of others from his hotel room in the Mandalay Resort and ...More..

Canada To Halve Cuban Embassy Staff After Another Diplomat Falls Ill
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Canada To Halve Cuban Embassy Staff After Another Diplomat Falls Ill

The release explains that the recent case of its sick staffer brings the total number of affected Canadian employees, spouses and dependents to 14. Similar symptoms have affected United States embassy staff i...More..

Shenandoah National Park assesses impact of shutdown
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Shenandoah National Park assesses impact of shutdown

The five week government shutdown had reduced operations at the park. Most of the furloughed workers will come back to work Monday to check winter storm damage and clean up. "There are a lot of important profes...More..

Iran to continue work on missile tech
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Iran to continue work on missile tech

Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said Iran has no intention to increase the range of its missiles according to its defence doctrine. Restoring the sanctions regi...More..

Saudi Arabia closes 15-month anti-corruption campaign
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Saudi Arabia closes 15-month anti-corruption campaign

Reclaimed assets included real estate, companies and cash. Under the surprise campaign launched in November 2017, the government summoned 381 people, some as witnesses, and reached settlements with 87 people ...More..

USA and China talk trade, but few expect any breakthroughs
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

USA and China talk trade, but few expect any breakthroughs

The announcement came hours before the start of the two days of talks. Should the talks fail, USA import duties on $200 billion in Chinese imports are due to more than double on March 2 - something economists s...More..

India's unemployment rate hit 45-year high in 2017/18
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

India's unemployment rate hit 45-year high in 2017/18

The two National Statistical Commission members, including the chairman, who had quit over the allegations of government with-helding the report had made front page headlines in the newspapers and newsrooms a...More..

Pope: Terrified of bloodbath in Venezuela, won’t pick sides
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Pope: Terrified of bloodbath in Venezuela, won’t pick sides

But, speaking to reporters aboard a plane returning from Panama, he restated that he was open to further study of the possibility of ordaining older married men in exceptional circumstances in remote areas wi...More..

Russian Senator Detained on Murder Charges Inside Parliament
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Russian Senator Detained on Murder Charges Inside Parliament

Three suspects in the case previously implicated Arashukov in the killings, though the senator's representatives deny that there is any evidence connecting him to the crimes. Arashukov could face life in pr...More..

U.S. starts returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court dates
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

U.S. starts returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court dates

On Tuesday morning, a CNN team in Tijuana observed a group of about 35 migrants loaded onto official vehicles bound for the United States. The man was part of a migrant caravan that entered Mexico in November...More..

Wind Chill Warning 6 p.m. today to 11 a.m. Thursday
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Wind Chill Warning 6 p.m. today to 11 a.m. Thursday

Northerly winds of 15 to 20 km/h will combine with the extremely cold temperatures to produce risky wind chill values in the -40 to -45 range across southern Saskatchewan. "If it's too cold for you to stay outs...More..

Rand Paul awarded more than $580K after neighbor’s attack | Lexington Herald Leader
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Rand Paul awarded more than $580K after neighbor’s attack | Lexington Herald Leader

Rene Boucher of Bowling Green, who Kentucky State Police says assaulted U.S. Sen. Boucher's attorney, Matt Baker, said they would appeal the judgement even though he admitted he "wasn't thinking rationally" w...More..

United Nations official monitoring cease-fire arrives in Yemeni rebel-held capital
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

United Nations official monitoring cease-fire arrives in Yemeni rebel-held capital

He acknowledged that "we have seen the timelines for implementation extended, both in Hudaydah, and the prisoner exchange agreement". Yemen's government and Huthi rebels reached a deal over Hodeida at peace t...More..

Russians leaked Mueller probe evidence online, prosecutors say
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Russians leaked Mueller probe evidence online, prosecutors say

It said: "The person who created the webpage used their knowledge of the non-sensitive discovery to make it appear as though the irrelevant files contained on the webpage were the sum total evidence of "IRA a...More..