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Put your country ahead of the party, Tory rebels urged

While there may be "political consequences" from the vote promised under the amendment, "this particular approach does not tie the hands of the Government in the way that the original amendment that was proposed by Dominic Grieve and others did".

Giuliani: Trump isn't planning to issue pardons during Russian Federation probe

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed last week, prompting new questions whether Trump might pardon him. Giuliani, who joined President Trump's legal team in April, told CNN's "State of the Union" that former FBI Directo...

SNP MPs walk out of Commons after Blackford Bercow clash over Brexit

The Tory Cabinet member told MPs he was "very perturbed" by SNP leaders' warnings they could withdraw cooperation with Westminster on range issues, insisting Scots were "sick and exhausted of this constitutional wrangling". Theresa May and her dysfun...

Judge orders Manafort be held in jail

Trump said Friday that he felt bad for Manafort and believes he is being treated unfairly. Westling did not propose adding any conditions to Manafort's house arrest, only asking that the judge clarify whom he was or wasn't allowed to contact.

NY sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Despite the prohibition on political activity, Trump's foundation cut a $25,000 check in 2013 to Republican Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's re-election campaign, the lawsuit notes. She asked a state judge to dissolve the Trump Foundation in th...

Next Move Is Trump's After China Hits Back in Trade-War Opener

The announcement was sure to spark countermeasures by Beijing, which yesterday vowed to strike back quickly if the U.S. hurts its interests, bringing the world's two largest economies to the brink of an all-out trade war long feared by markets an...

Macedonia name-change opponents rally forces in 2 countries

When it declared independence in 1991, many Greeks felt the country had hijacked their ancient cultural heritage as Macedonia is the birthplace of Alexander the Great as well as the name of a province in northern Greece. "The last straw was the agr...

Crash between two semis spills Fireball whisky across Arkansas highway

There were conflicting reports on whether one or both trucks caught fire. The department tweeted, "Looks like we'll be working this for a while". This isn't the first time Arkansas roadways have been jammed up by food or drinks.

'Shame!': Lone Tory MP blocks British 'upskirting' law

His objection was met with booing from other members of parliament. A law which would have made it a criminal offence to take "upskirting" photos has been derailed after a single Conservative MP objected. She got support from lawmakers, and on Fr...

Atmar on Taliban-soldiers selfies: 'War flames fueled from outside'

A auto bomb has killed at least 26 people in eastern Afghanistan , as Taliban fighters and Afghan soldiers elsewhere in the country came together to celebrate an unprecedented ceasefire. Two days after Ghani announced the ceasefire, Taliban, issued ...

23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman

The boys saw the huge python which was barely able to move - having swallowed the woman whole. They concluded the victim was swallowed head first and her body was found intact. The police chief said that the garden where the victim disappeared was at...

Nearly 2000 children separated from parents as USA border crackdown continues

Between April 19 and May 31, the 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults who were being held by USA border patrol in preparation for prosecution for crossing the border illegally, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman said on a call w...

Trump Administration To Open Temporary Tent Shelter In Texas For Migrant Children

Merkley, who had shown up at the shelter unannounced, later questioned conditions in the facility and whether the children were properly cared for. The administration's decision to separate children, combined with the flow of unaccompanied minors ...

United States and China Officially in a Trade War over "Unfair Trade Practices"

The second wave of Chinese tariffs will come later in the year, targeting another 114 goods worth $16 billion, including chemicals, medical equipment, and energy products like coal, crude oil, and gasoline. The additional tariffs on Chinese go...

Senate will not 'poke the bear' Trump by passing tariff measure: lawmaker

I would be higher than 95%, and a lot of them would vote for it if it came to a vote. Representative Marsha Blackburn, who is running for Corker's seat and who just had President Trump in Tennessee for a fundraiser, is taking a "wait-and-see" att...

Justin Trudeau's approval rating increased after spat with Donald Trump

The results show that a majority of Canadians felt Trudeau handled negotiations and political tension between the US and Canada well. Roughly 57 percent of US respondents said they approved of how Canada had responded to the dispute. Brian Kingston o...

'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says

Along with destroying North Korea's stockpile of 60 nuclear warheads, Mr. Kim promised to recover the remains of the over 7,600 USA prisoners of war and soldiers declared missing during the Korean War (1950-1953). "I would have him", Trump said. ...

Sarah Sanders responds to reports she's leaving White House, prays for 'discernment'

Some of her most controversial jokes at the April dinner included comparing Sanders to Aunt Lydia from "The Handmaid's Tale" and saying the press secretary "burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a ideal smokey eye". "It should not be U...

Second Deputy Dies In Kansas City After Being Shot By Inmate

He also remains a suspect in Kelsey Ewonus' 2015 murder. Fielder was shot during the incident and underwent surgery but his condition has not been released. He asked for a moment of silence after his speech, according to the Kansas City Star . B...

Having agreed with North Korea, Trump did favor to Russian Gazprom

White said in statements released following the calls. Presently, the White House, State and Defence Departments are planning on how to carry out Trump's decision through Pentagon's guidance, which was announced at the Singapore summit, as per CNN....

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

A witness said the driver got out of the auto, tried to run away but was caught by police, according to Reuters news agency. The authority cited the driver as saying he had not driven into the crowd on goal. Mexico play Germany at Moscow's Luzhni...

Pro-Trump challenger topples Rep. Mark Sanford in SC primary

But as Sanford spoke, the race was still too close to call . In 2016, after the release of a tape in which candidate Trump bragged about grabbing women, Roby said she wouldn't vote for him for president. In the state's Second Congressional Distric...

☀️Heat and humidity increase for Father’s Day

People are encouraged to avoid daytime activities outdoors, but should drink plenty of water and wear lightweight clothes if they do have to be outside, the Weather Service said. We are now on the back side of another cold front. Our next shot at rai...

Plaintiffs say Harvard gave Asian-American applicants lower ratings on personality traits

New analysis of such personality records show Asian-American applicants were rated lower than every other race on such traits as likability, kindness and respectability. Edward Blum, a legal strategist who founded Students for Fair Admissions , issu...

Six Labour MPs quit frontbench roles over key Brexit vote

The shock move came as the Prime Minister warned senior ministers in her Cabinet that defeat on a series of Lords amendments over the next two days would undermine the Government and make negotiations with Brussels harder. Remainers see it as a roa...

Stephen Colbert slams Jeff Sessions for citing Bible in border policy

Colbert continued to his lecture decrying the Trump's administration's plan to build a tent city close to El Paso, Texas, meant to house hundreds of young border crossers. Jackson was also critical of Sessions, saying in the past, Bible verses ha...

Silence observed for the victims of Grenfell fire

Wearing a green fabric sash around his neck, he greeted and hugged residents before writing a message on the tower's perimeter fence. It read: "Love and sympathy to all at Grenfell". Nicholas Burton, a former 19th-floor resident who was married to ...

Palestinians seek United Nations vote blaming Israel; US wants changes

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a Palestinian-backed resolution blaming Israel for violence in Gaza after narrowly rejecting a us demand to add an amendment condemning attacks on Israel by Gaza's Hamas rulers. "We want our civilian pop...

UN Sec Gen: implementing agreements by US, North Korean leaders requires patience

Just over half of all Americans say they approve of how President Donald Trump has handled North Korea, but only a quarter think that his summit this week with Kim Jong Un will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, according to a ...

Republicans take a stand against separating children from parents at the border

But a senior White House official later said Trump had misspoken and believed his Fox interviewer was asking about an effort by GOP moderates - abandoned for now - that would have forced votes on a handful of bills and likely led to House passage o...

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Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Five South Korean climbers - belonging to the group Koreanway Gurja Himal Expedition 2018 - including team leader Kim Chang-ho, were killed in the avalanche on Friday evening, The...

European Union official sees room for Brexit breakthrough next week

The DUP leader has warned the prime minister not to accept a "dodgy" Brexit deal she will later regret. "If the European Union doesn't match the ambition and pragmatism we've sh...

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Nine bodies were found in a cardboard box, two were found in caskets - all in a hidden section of the ceiling. The state shuttered the funeral home in April after finding multipl...

Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation amid sex abuse scandal

Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned amid two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals rocking the Catholic Church . The grand jury report found that 1,000 people - a lot of them c...

Palestinian Wife Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers in Occupied West Bank

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. Th...

Earthquake Shakes Indonesia's Java, Bali Islands, Killing 3

A string of earthquakes in Lombok in eastern Indonesia killed more than 550 people over the summer. "All my neighbours were also running". Tourists on bicycles ride past In...

United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

India was on Friday elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, getting the most votesamong all candidates. India had previously been elected to the Geneva-based Human Ri...

Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Bloomberg was a registered Republican when he was elected mayor of New York City in 2001, though he left the party in 2007 and has been a political independent ever since. Bloombe...

Massive Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that hazardous waves were possible on coasts within 300 km (186 miles) of the epicenter. The warning Center for tsunamis in the Pacific ha...

Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Media captionHelen Grant on the DUP: "I think they are bluffing". Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Thursday threatened to withdraw its support for British Prime...

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Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

McCarrick of Washington . Francis held talks with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and other senior members of the bishops' conference just 48 hours after ordering an investigation into V...

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

In the Republic, where Storm Callum was set to first make landfall, a national emergency co-ordination group met yesterday for a briefing on the dangers posed by the intense weathe...

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

The matter was conveyed to the pilot in command. The flight IX-611, with 130 passengers and six crew, took off at around 1.20 a.m. and was then diverted to Mumbai where it made a...

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts would remain in radar of the cyclone , and stands fair chances of incessant showers. Casualties were low as administ...

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Christopher Harrison, a U.S. Marine Corps spokesman. The inspections should be complete within 24 to 48 hours, Task & Purpose reported , citing a Pentagon official. According to...

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for parts of the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday. Met Éireann has warned that strong winds associated with Storm Callum...

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

In a range of trial balloons released over the last week, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has raised the possibility of lifting bilateral sanctions against North Korea...

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

According to the Washington Post , Ms Cengiz said Khashoggi was concerned he would not be allowed to leave - before entering the consulate, he gave her his phone and instructions ...

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Wilson adds : "The road which the leaks and briefings is outlining is the road to parliamentary defeat for any deal the prime minister brings forward". By withdrawing its support, ...