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Boris Johnson calls on Prime Minister to 'chuck Chequers'

Boris Johnson calls on Prime Minister to 'chuck Chequers' He said he was anxious the United Kingdom was "so demoralised and so exhausted" that it might submit to foreign rule, a clear attack on May's Brexit plans . There was loud applause and cheers as he said: "For one last time, I urge our friends in government to deliver what the people voted for, to back Theresa May in the best way possible - by softly, quietly, and sensibly backing her original pla... [Full Article...]

Europe’s central banks to open channel for Iran

Europe’s central banks to open channel for Iran The sanctions don't have the backing of the UN and traditionally India only enforces sanctions authorised by the UN Security Council. India, Iran's second largest oil customer after China, has not yet decided whether to completely stop purchasing Iran's oil despite its already reduced imports, according to Financial Tribune. [Full Article...]

Border Patrol agent throws gender-reveal party, but starts wildfire instead

Border Patrol agent throws gender-reveal party, but starts wildfire instead This often involves documenting an action where a pink or blue color is revealed to indicate the sex of the child, such as cutting open a cake or unraveling a banner. Attorney's office. Roads were closed and nearby residents evacuated from smokey homes as some 800 firefighters battled the blaze . Dickey reported the fire immediately and admitted to starting it. [Full Article...]

Administration: Aluminum and Steel Tariffs Will Remain, Despite New Deal

Administration: Aluminum and Steel Tariffs Will Remain, Despite New Deal A little over a month after the USA and Mexico struck a preliminary agreement on NAFTA's replacement , the us and Canada did the same late Sunday, as hoped-the timing means outgoing Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto gets to sign the USMCA into law just before leaving office. [Full Article...]

In France, a racehorse really walked into a bar

In France, a racehorse really walked into a bar Trainer Jean-Marie Béguigné, told local newspaper Ouest France that the horse had history of trying to escape but had never got that far into town, the paper also reported that the bar had been packed minutes earlier. Its all quite exceptional", he said. The Sept. 24 security camera footage shows chairs being flung out of the way as the saddled, unwelcome equine gallops in and started bucking ... [Full Article...]

New US Policy Tears LGBT UN Staff From Partners

New US Policy Tears LGBT UN Staff From Partners Starting October 1, these couples must provide proof of marriage by the end of the year or leave the country within 30 days. "Consistent with [State] Department policy, partners accompanying members of permanent missions or seeking to join the same must generally be married in order to be eligible" for a diplomatic visa. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh 'Should Have Been Mad,' Graham Says

Kavanaugh 'Should Have Been Mad,' Graham Says Graham declared, "To my Republican colleagues: if you vote 'no, ' you're legitimizing the most despicable thing I've seen in my time in politics". It's tempting to say his performance was flawless, except it would demean the manifest honesty of Graham's indignation to label it such. [Full Article...]

Lucknow: Motorist shot dead after hitting police bike

Lucknow: Motorist shot dead after hitting police bike Reportedly, the police left the victim to die, and Sana had to get the help of some truck drivers to him to the hospital. According to Additional Director General (ADG) Lucknow zone Rajeev Krishna, the step was taken so that a trust is developed in citizens for the police and the police department can also benefit from the same. [Full Article...]

First Lady Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip

She is expected to emphasize the health and education of children as part of her "Be Best" platform that she launched in May. Her son, Barron, did not accompany her on the trip. Earlier Tuesday she visited a baby clinic in Ghana to highlight her interest in child welfare. The first ladies met privately at Ghana's presidential palace, the Jubilee House after meeting for the first time at the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Undermines Female Reporters When Asked About Brett Kavanaugh Case

Trump Undermines Female Reporters When Asked About Brett Kavanaugh Case Donald Trump was criticized on social media Monday after telling ABC News reporter Cecilia Vega , "You're not thinking, you never do ". When she finally asked her question about the FBI investigation of the sexual assault allegations leveled against Brett Kavanaugh , his Supreme Court pick, he objected, stating that it had nothing to do with trade. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh withdraws from teaching course on Supreme Court at Harvard Law School

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. The Ivy League school sent an email to students Monday, saying Brett Kavanaugh indicated he can not commit to teaching his class titled "The Supreme Court Since 2005". [Full Article...]

7.5 natural disaster strikes Indonesia's Sulawesi island

7.5 natural disaster strikes Indonesia's Sulawesi island The death toll from the natural disaster and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi jumped to 384 on Saturday, authorities said, with many of those killed swept away by giant waves as they played on the beach. The quake and aftershocks came about a month after an natural disaster killed as many as 500 on the island of Lombok in Indonesia , according to The Weather Channel . [Full Article...]

White House tells FBI it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

White House tells FBI it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh We don't want to go on a to use an expression often used by me, we don't want to go on a witch hunt do we?' he said, using his favorite pejorative for the Russian Federation probe. P.J. Smyth, identified by Ford as being at the gathering of teenagers where the alleged assault occurred, was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and again denied knowledge of the gathering or of improper... [Full Article...]

'Wouldn't Bother Me' If FBI Talked With All Kavanaugh Accusers

'Wouldn't Bother Me' If FBI Talked With All Kavanaugh Accusers Mr. Trump said Monday that a thorough FBI investigation would be "a good thing for Judge Kavanaugh ". US President Donald Trump hit back Sunday at suggestions his administration is trying to "micromanage" the FBI investigation of controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , accusing opposition Democrats of being interested only in obstruction. [Full Article...]

Canada, U.S. reach framework deal on NAFTA

Canada, U.S. reach framework deal on NAFTA One of the officials said the discussions between Canada and the US were ongoing, but progress was being made. "Honda is encouraged to see the United States, Mexico and Canada reach a new trilateral agreement", said Edward Cohen, vice president for governmental relations at Honda. [Full Article...]

1000s rally as Erdogan opens mosque in Cologne

1000s rally as Erdogan opens mosque in Cologne Yet he also called on Germany to crack down on Kurdish separatists, and complained that soccer star Mesut Ozil had been hounded out of the German national team after Germany's World Cup exit because of his Turkish roots. Many waved Turkey's red and white flag or held up pictures of Erdogan, with crowds cheerfully breaking into regular chants of the president's name or shouting "Who is the grea... [Full Article...]

Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh, wants FBI investigation 'comprehensive'

Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh, wants FBI investigation 'comprehensive' Republicans control 51 seats in the closely divided 100-member Senate and can not afford to lose more than one vote on confirmation. That means that if all Democrats vote against Mr Kavanaugh , Mr Trump could not afford to have more than one Republican senator oppose his nominee, with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tie-breaking vote in the Senate. [Full Article...]

Trade deal with Canada 'new dawn' for auto industry

For example, it opens up about 3.5% of Canada's protected dairy market to U.S. farmers and allows Canadians to purchase five times the amount of foreign products online without paying an additional import tax. The U.S. and Canada were under pressure to reach a deal by midnight Sunday, when the U.S. must make public the full text of the agreement with Mexico. [Full Article...]

Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea

Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea Charles Brown with the US Pacific Fleet said a Chinese Luyang destroyer approached the US vessel in an "unsafe and unprofessional" maneuver. ABC reports of the encounter state that the PLAN vessel was initially 500 yards from the USS Decatur's port side, but moved ahead of the USA ship to cut across its path coming within 45 yards of the front of the Decatur. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh was involved in bar brawl at Yale

The police report reported that it was ice, not a bottle, but law enforcement was alerted, and Kavanaugh - who attended a prep school with its own nine-hole golf course - was questioned but not arrested. Ms Brookes was also roommates with another Kavanaugh accuser, Deborah Ramirez , but says she never saw him sexually abuse anyone nor did she feel unsafe around him. [Full Article...]


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