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Jeremy Corbyn sets out conditions for second European Union referendum support

Jeremy Corbyn sets out conditions for second European Union referendum support It exposes the deep divisions in the Cabinet, following comments by Chancellor Philip Hammond that he believed a no deal Brexit would be scrapped. British lawmakers threw out May's Brexit deal Tuesday, handing the prime minister the worst parliamentary defeat in modern British history. [Full Article...]

Kirsten Gillibrand 2020: New York Senator announces 2020 bid for president today

Kirsten Gillibrand 2020: New York Senator announces 2020 bid for president today The 52-year-old New York Democrat said Tuesday on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert": "It's an important first step and it's one I am taking because I am going to run". Gillibrand, however, said she has sound progressive principles and wants to help "working families" unite and achieve the American dream of economic progress for themselves. [Full Article...]

US Soldiers Killed in IS-Claimed Syria Blast

US Soldiers Killed in IS-Claimed Syria Blast A bomb has exploded in a packed area of the flash-point city of Manbij in northern Syria , killing a number of civilians in the attack according to media reports . Trump had been "fully briefed" on the Manbij attack and officials would continue to monitor the situation, the White House said in a statement. A witness told Reuters news agency that the United States troops were at the restauran... [Full Article...]

US House Approves Resolution to Block US Sanctions Relief for Russian Companies

US House Approves Resolution to Block US Sanctions Relief for Russian Companies But its long-term fate was uncertain. Deripaska, an influential businessman close to Putin, himself would remain subject to US sanctions. The sanctions resolution from Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, which required 60 votes to proceed, was defeated in a 57-42 vote. [Full Article...]

How Zimbabweans stayed online when government shut down the internet

How Zimbabweans stayed online when government shut down the internet Access to the internet and popular social media apps like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp has been intermittently blocked as the country's largest telecom company, Econet, sends customers text messages relaying the government's orders and calling the situation "beyond our reasonable control". [Full Article...]

Special counsel releases Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit on Manafort's lies to governement

Special counsel releases Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit on Manafort's lies to governement Earlier this week, Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russian Federation had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe. [Full Article...]

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union address

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union address An economic shift could rattle Trump , who has tied his political fortunes to the stock market and repeatedly stressed economic gains as evidence that his tax-cut package and deregulation efforts are succeeding. But now that Trump is responsible for his own record-breaking shutdown , he's having a hard time maintaining the mirage that it's business as usual for the federal workforce. [Full Article...]

Former Mexican president received $100m bribe from 'El Chapo', court hears

Former Mexican president received $100m bribe from 'El Chapo', court hears He was arrested in 2013 and turned against his boss when he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking in a deal with United States prosecutors. Nieto is the former President of Mexico, who held office from 2012 to 2018. He also said that it had been a priority since the beginning of Nieto's term as president. But the president ended his term a much diminished figure, pummeled by conflict-of-interest ... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin murder and kidnapping suspect kept girl, 13, under his bed

Wisconsin murder and kidnapping suspect kept girl, 13, under his bed Patterson did share with CNN , however, why he was at the Justice Center: "All I care about right now is Jayme's family". She told the publication that she believes he may have killed a dog. They said they understand everyone wants to know Patterson's motivation, and that it will become clear later as the legal proceedings continue, Jones said. [Full Article...]

Democrats Vow to Investigate Latest Trump Russia Bombshell

Democrats Vow to Investigate Latest Trump Russia Bombshell The report says that Cohen then acknowledged Trump's instructions when he was interviewed by the Mueller team. The report said Mr Mueller had other evidence, including from interviews with other Trump organisation staff and internal company emails, to corroborate Cohen's version of events. [Full Article...]

Giuliani comments raise new questions about collusion by Trump campaign

Giuliani comments raise new questions about collusion by Trump campaign In a separate statement Thursday, he said that "there was no collusion by President Trump in any way, shape or form" and that he had "no knowledge of any collusion by any of the thousands of people who worked on the campaign ". How would I know about anybody else? "I don't want to change the report, I want to respond to the report", he added. Host Whoopi Goldberg said Giuliani's conflicting... [Full Article...]

Ghana: Undercover journalist Hussein-Suale shot dead

Ghana: Undercover journalist Hussein-Suale shot dead Ahmed Hussein-Saule, an investigative journalist whose exposés on soccer corruption in Africa led to the downfall of a FIFA Council member, was murdered by gunmen on motorbikes on his way home. Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo said he expects the police to find those responsible for the murder. Hussein-Suale is known for wearing hats and face coverings. [Full Article...]

Israeli student found dead in Melbourne

Israeli student found dead in Melbourne Police have released CCTV vision of Aiia Maasarwe . She had been out at a comedy show, 9News reports, and was taking a tram as she spoke on the phone with her sister. "In anger that this bright young woman's life was taken from her". Her sister "heard the sound of the phone falling to the ground and heard some voices", Police said. [Full Article...]

Seoul drops ‘enemy’ reference to North Korea

Seoul drops ‘enemy’ reference to North Korea In a recent interview, Pompeo said: "Reducing the threat from North Korea, whether that's by our success to date in stopping their missile testing, stopping their nuclear testing - those are the important elements". Some are suspicious of the timing of Kim Yong Chol's Washington visit. Kim Yong Chol has been holding talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on North Korea's nuclear weapo... [Full Article...]

Rare sighting of massive great white shark off Hawaii

Rare sighting of massive great white shark off Hawaii While Deep Blue's actual measurements are still up for argument, Domeier did suggest that the shark was possibly pregnant and that she was likely to head back to Mexico's Guadalupe Island after giving birth. "Big pregnant females are actually the safest ones to be with, the biggest oldest ones, because they've seen it all - including us". Jason Redulla, chief of the state's Division of Conservat... [Full Article...]

Trump to Rapidly Expand U.S. Missile Defenses

Trump to Rapidly Expand U.S. Missile Defenses Moreover, the newly released US Missile Defense Review also notes that Iran's continued advancements in the area of missile technologies poses a threat to the United States as the Middle Eastern country could seek to field an operational ICBM. [Full Article...]

Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states Department of Health & Human Services, said in an email. She said the new rules "uphold the freedoms afforded all Americans under our Constitution". The rules, which are set to go into effect January 14, allow businesses or nonprofits to obtain exemptions to an Obamacare requirement for contraceptive coverage on moral or religious grounds. [Full Article...]

Man in Georgia planned to attack the White House, federal officials say

Man in Georgia planned to attack the White House, federal officials say The U.S. Attorney's office says that 21-year-old Hasher Jallal Taheb has been arrested on terror charges. WXIA-TV reported: "(the alleged terrorist) has been charged with violating Title 18USC 844 (f)(1), an 'attempt to damage by means of an explosive any building owned, possessed, or leased by the United States or any department or agency thereof, or any institution or organization receiving ... [Full Article...]

China Rips Trudeau’s ‘Irresponsible’ Criticism Of Canadian’s Death Sentence

China Rips Trudeau’s ‘Irresponsible’ Criticism Of Canadian’s Death Sentence Trudeau had previously spoken of an arbitrary judgment against his compatriot Robert Schellenberg . And despite the Canadian's insistence that he is innocent, his retrial lasted just a day, with his death sentence being announced barely an hour after its conclusion, our correspondent says. [Full Article...]

Kremlin calls idea that Trump worked for Moscow 'absurd'

Kremlin calls idea that Trump worked for Moscow 'absurd' Russian Federation said on Wednesday that it had caught former US marine Paul Whelan , who is being held in Russian Federation on spying charges, while he was in the act of carrying out illegal activities in his Moscow hotel room. "How can the United States president be an agent of another country?" "We are convinced that the best and only solution is the transfer of these territories under t... [Full Article...]


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