No-deal Brexit: Breakdown of temporary United Kingdom tariffs on beef

David Sterling, the head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, warned in December of an upsurge in smuggling. The News Letter asked HMRC, which will ultimately police such arrangements, whether the tariff-free arrangement for goods going from th... More..

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Netflix’s Disappearance of Madeleine McCann Doc Debuts Tomorrow
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Netflix’s Disappearance of Madeleine McCann Doc Debuts Tomorrow

Rowling, and Richard Branson. The eight-part series is controversial and anticipated in equal measure, with the girl's family suggesting it could hinder the long-running police investigation and a tabloid sayin...More..

US ‘optimistic’ France, Britain will join stay-behind Syria force
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

US ‘optimistic’ France, Britain will join stay-behind Syria force

There were advances on some points, Bali said. "Combined with the SDF ground movement against the final enclave, progress is being made and their capabilities are being severely destroyed". Supported by air s...More..

Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. They have been demanding that the agreement does not keep the United Kingdom locked in the Irish backstop - an insurance...More..

Soldiers 'cannot live in constant fear of prosecution'
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Soldiers 'cannot live in constant fear of prosecution'

United Kingdom's government said it will provide full legal support to the soldier who will face prosecution for his part in the killing of 13 Catholic civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland 47 years ago, ac...More..

Palestine's Abbas blasts US over dropping 'Israeli-occupied' in report
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Palestine's Abbas blasts US over dropping 'Israeli-occupied' in report

With regard to whether a policy shift had occurred within the State Department, an official commented, "The policy on the status of the territories has not changed", adding that the the report focuses on human ...More..

Two former officers arrested in killing of Brazilian politician
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Two former officers arrested in killing of Brazilian politician

Franco was also an outspoken critic of police violence against poor people. Lessa allegedly shot Franco and De Queiroz allegedly drove a auto involved in the attack. While Witzel praised police and investigat...More..

Kim Jong-nam's murder: AGC rejects Doan's representation to drop charge
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Kim Jong-nam's murder: AGC rejects Doan's representation to drop charge

A Vietnamese woman charged with assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother lost her bid for immediate release on Thursday as Malaysian authorities refused to drop a murder charge, days after her Indon...More..

Trouble For Tucker: Advertising Plunges After Racist, Sexist Comments Resurface
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Trouble For Tucker: Advertising Plunges After Racist, Sexist Comments Resurface

In the October 2007 interview, Carlson said that women as a whole were "extremely primitive", and called for an end to rape shield laws. As the Fox News host remained neither apologetic or remorseful, Medi...More..

Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man

Police said the incident happened in the New South Wales town of Nimbin, about 180km (110 miles) south of Brisbane, on Wednesday. The resident held up his mobile phone to take a photograph of the armed man...More..

Alleged New York mafia boss shot, killed outside Staten Island home
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Alleged New York mafia boss shot, killed outside Staten Island home

Cali is the first reputed crime family boss to be shot since the execution of former Gambino head Paul Castellano in 1985. Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali is said to have taken over the running of the organisatio...More..

Attorney General accidentally calls backstop 'mess' in Commons — Geoffrey Cox BLUNDER
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Attorney General accidentally calls backstop 'mess' in Commons — Geoffrey Cox BLUNDER

If, however, the deal fails to pass through yet again, Theresa May's previously set timetable is set to kick in - with MPs given a vote by Wednesday on leaving the European Union without any agreement in place,...More..

Rahul Gandhi assures 33% quota for women in govt jobs
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Rahul Gandhi assures 33% quota for women in govt jobs

He stopped short of mentioning potential reservations for women candidates fielded by his own party though. What did you learn from your mother Sonia Gandhi, one student asked. Critics say Modi's flagship pol...More..

U.S. Senate votes to end support for Saudi war in Yemen
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

U.S. Senate votes to end support for Saudi war in Yemen

The World Health Organization says about 10,000 people have been killed in the war between forces loyal to the Yemeni government, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, and the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels. The US, a...More..

Feds Are Investigating Data Deals Facebook Struck With Several Big Tech Firms
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Feds Are Investigating Data Deals Facebook Struck With Several Big Tech Firms

Facebook is under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors examining its data-sharing deals with other major technology companies, according to the New York Times . The focus of the grand jury probe was...More..

No date set for Trump-Xi summit; trade negotiations on: White House
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

No date set for Trump-Xi summit; trade negotiations on: White House

That's according to a person who heard the comment but spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the private remark. In her first on-camera briefing in over a month, Sanders noted repeatedly that the presid...More..

Opinion I Pak dictating China's decision on United Nations sanctions on Masood Azhar?
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Opinion I Pak dictating China's decision on United Nations sanctions on Masood Azhar?

China has, on three occasions, placed a "technical hold" on Azhar's designation as a global terrorist in the 1267 committee. "China will adopt a responsible attitude and continue to participate in discussions...More..

Beto O'Rourke confirms he is jumping into 2020 presidential race
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Beto O'Rourke confirms he is jumping into 2020 presidential race

The former Texas congressman confirmed Wednesday that he will enter the 2020 race for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a Fox News television affiliate based in El Paso, Texas. Ted Cruz ,...More..

by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Children Among 10 Killed In Deadly Brazil School Shooting

The shooting happened at about 9.30am local time when the students were on a break at the state school in Suzano, near São Paulo. Police officers guard the entrance of the school. Salles said the gunmen used ...More..

Ethiopian Airlines flight carrying 157 people to Nairobi crashes, no survivors
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight carrying 157 people to Nairobi crashes, no survivors

The Ethiopian plane was delivered to the airline in November. State-owned Ethiopian is one of the biggest carriers on the continent by fleet size. "There are no survivors onboard the flight, which carried p...More..

North Koreans Just Voted-but Not for Kim Jong Un
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

North Koreans Just Voted-but Not for Kim Jong Un

And there have been claims that a rocket launch site is being rebuilt. With North Korea still under economic sanctions, "the leverage is on our side right now, and not on North Korea's". That means even a c...More..

Michael Cohen lawyer attempts to clarify testimony about presidential pardon, amid criticism
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Michael Cohen lawyer attempts to clarify testimony about presidential pardon, amid criticism

Some said that Cohen fumed when he ultimately was not hired. This week, Michael Monico, another member of Cohen's current legal team, penned a letter to House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings,...More..

Bomb Cyclone Threatening More Than 70 Million People Across Central U.S.
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Bomb Cyclone Threatening More Than 70 Million People Across Central U.S.

The rare weather system-the Conversation has a helpful explainer-arrives Wednesday and could bring with it blizzards, tornadoes, and floods. NWS has issued high wind watches for more than 8 million people. ...More..

Gillibrand defends workplace investigation into sexual harassment claims
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Gillibrand defends workplace investigation into sexual harassment claims

The female staffer alleged that one of Gillibrand's closest aides, who was about 10 years older and married, made repeated, unwelcome advances, according to Politico . They didn't fire the masher until las...More..

Graham to urge Trump to recognize Golan Heights, support Senate resolutions
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Graham to urge Trump to recognize Golan Heights, support Senate resolutions

Graham said the Golan is of strategic importance to Israel and by extension, the United States. -Gen. Toledano, commander of the IDF Gaza Division. Netanyahu hailed the Senator's "very strong words", saying...More..

GOP meddles in Democratic nomination with takedown of O'Rourke
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

GOP meddles in Democratic nomination with takedown of O'Rourke

While he has not formally announced his bid for the presidency, O'Rourke has been polling as a top three contender for the Democratic nomination. "It's the exact kind of campaign that America needs right now, a...More..

Why Pelosi Declares She Is 'Not for Impeachment'
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Why Pelosi Declares She Is 'Not for Impeachment'

Ms Pelosi told " The Washington Post ", in a magazine interview conducted on March 6, that impeachment would be divisive unless "there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan". While Mueller...More..

What the papers say as MPs prepare for Brexit vote
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

What the papers say as MPs prepare for Brexit vote

We will make our own decisions. At a late-night news conference Monday in Strasbourg, France, May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced changes created to overcome lawmakers' conce...More..

California Gov. Newsom places moratorium on executions
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

California Gov. Newsom places moratorium on executions

Justin Brooks, director of the California Innocence Project, lauded Newsom for ending the risk of executing someone who is innocent. The death penalty is an archaic and unjust system, disproportionately conde...More..

David Cameron warns against no-deal Brexit
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

David Cameron warns against no-deal Brexit

The move sets up another crucial vote on Wednesday, in which MPs will decide whether to move forward with Brexit on March 29 despite the lack of a Parliament-approved agreement between the United Kingdom and ...More..