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PM Theresa May faces challenge despite securing key Brexit changes

PM Theresa May faces challenge despite securing key Brexit changes The assessments left May's deal hanging by a thread. Tory Brexiteers and the DUP are taking legal advice on the changes but Labour said the PM had secured nothing new. "There is no alternative". May traveled to Strasbourg , France, Monday to work out changes to the agreement with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. [Full Article...]

Tucker Carlson Doubles Down On Racism

Tucker Carlson Doubles Down On Racism An analysis by Samba TV found that Carlson had 39 advertisers on the Monday before the tapes uncovered by Media Matters made big headlines, and just 14 advertisers the day after, TheWrap reported. Carlson later says, "I was thinking about tapping my foot next to her stall" - an apparent reference to a code to express a desire for sex. Despite outrage , and an effort targeting companies who ad... [Full Article...]

Reported Gambino crime boss shot and killed outside Staten Island home

Reported Gambino crime boss shot and killed outside Staten Island home He was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A witness told The New York Daily News : 'There were like six shots, and then there were three more. The Gambino crime family is one of what is widely referred to as "The Five Families" of Italian organized crime operations in New York City and other parts of the United States. [Full Article...]

'Brexit in peril' as PM May faces heavy defeat

'Brexit in peril' as PM May faces heavy defeat May has also spoken to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker amid speculation the British leader might dash to meet Juncker and other EU leaders in France. According to the Wall Street Journal today reporting the cost of Brexit turmoil: "There is one certainty in Brexit: London's pre-eminent role in global finance has been diminished". [Full Article...]

No pact with Congress in any state, says Mayawati

No pact with Congress in any state, says Mayawati Mysore-Kodagu was another constituency that JD (S) had demanded from the old Mysuru region, but could not bag it due to opposition from Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah as the seat is in his home turf, the sources said. The pair - Rahul as Congress leader and his sister Priyanka, who is spearheading campaign efforts in a must-win state - rallied side-by-side for the first time since ... [Full Article...]

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

Feds Are Investigating Data Deals Facebook Struck With Several Big Tech Firms A grand jury in NY has subpoenaed information from at least two major smartphone makers about such arrangements with Facebook, according to the Times . Since then, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has testified in front of Congress and the European Parliament to answer questions about Facebook's handling of user data. [Full Article...]

Beto O'Rourke launches 2020 bid for president, Texas TV station confirms

Beto O'Rourke launches 2020 bid for president, Texas TV station confirms The announcement will come Thursday morning, KTSM reported . "I'm just born to do this", O'Rourke told the magazine. In the article, O'Rourke did not outright say he is running, be he said things like "I want to run". "I want to be in it. man, I'm just born to be in it", he is quoted as saying on the cover, which was shot by famed photographer Annie Liebovitz. The former congressman gaine... [Full Article...]

Lawyer Told Cohen 'Sleep Well Tonight' After Talking to Giuliani

Lawyer Told Cohen 'Sleep Well Tonight' After Talking to Giuliani But Collins, a Georgia Republican, contradicted much of Nadler's account. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan declined to comment. Monico reiterated that denial in his letter to Cummings, saying Cohen never asked Trump for a pardon and that Trump never offered one. [Full Article...]

White House defends Trump, says absurd to call Prez unreliable negotiator

White House defends Trump, says absurd to call Prez unreliable negotiator Axios reported that at a Republican National Committee fundraiser over the weekend at Trump's Palm Beach club Mar-a-Lago, the president told donors that " Democrats hate Jewish people". "He'll make a decision on that when he's ready", Sanders said during a press briefing. The president is committed to an agreement that addresses China's treatment of US intellectual property and has an enforc... [Full Article...]

Against Regional Stability, Peace to Not List Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist

Against Regional Stability, Peace to Not List Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist But China said it needed more time to examine the request, asking for a hold. Yet another attempt on the JeM chief's designation, led by the United States, France and Britain, has begun following the February 14 Pulwama auto bomb attack that killed more than 40 CRPF personnel. [Full Article...]

Fake Melania? President Donald Trump responds to Alabama visit conspiracy theory

Fake Melania? President Donald Trump responds to Alabama visit conspiracy theory First lady Melania Trump walks with her son, Barron Trump, as they depart with U.S. President Donald Trump from the South Lawn of the White House, on March 8. "This is obviously one of the most attractive women in the world and she was mourning here, as normal people would". "@ flotus & @ potus traveled to Alabama to pay their respects & comfort victims of the tornado devastation. [Full Article...]

Eight killed in Sao Paulo school shooting

The last major incident of this type occurred back in 2011, when 12 schoolchildren were shot dead in Rio de Janeiro by a former student. Teacher Sandra Perez told O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper: " I was in the classroom during our break ". [Full Article...]

Venezuela Opposition Protesters Clash With Police as Blackout Lingers

Venezuela Opposition Protesters Clash With Police as Blackout Lingers Venezuela has repeatedly denounced Washington's escalating meddling to topple the legitimate government of Nicolas Maduro , who was democratically elected in May 2018 with 67 percent of the vote and the support of more than six million voters. [Full Article...]

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

Ethiopian Airlines flight carrying 157 people to Nairobi crashes, no survivors Kenya lost 32 people, more than any country. There was no immediate indication of what caused the crash and safety experts said it was too early to speculate, adding most accidents are caused by a cocktail of factors. The jet showed unstable vertical speed after takeoff, air traffic monitor Flightradar 24 said. In the USA, the Federal Aviation Administration said it would join the National Tra... [Full Article...]

US envoy: United States, Taliban reach draft agreement in peace talks

US envoy: United States, Taliban reach draft agreement in peace talks A spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani tweeted that he hoped to see a long-term ceasefire agreement and the start of direct talks between the government and Taliban soon. On the issue of troop withdrawal, it had been previously speculated that United States forces could leave Afghanistan within five years as part of a deal to end the almost 18-year war. [Full Article...]

U.S.'s Bolton says Pakistan committed to easing tensions with India

U.S.'s Bolton says Pakistan committed to easing tensions with India He appreciated Prime Minister Khan's responsible handling of the situation, particularly the decision of releasing Indian pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. The German FM acknowledged Pakistan's efforts for the elimination of terrorism. He further said that he had a meeting with the Indian foreign minister as well where he had stressed the need for a peaceful solution to the Kashmir disput... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tried to 'get rid' of Ivanka from the White House

Donald Trump tried to 'get rid' of Ivanka from the White House Journalist Vicky Ward detailed the confrontation between Kushner and America's top diplomat in her new book, 'Kushner, Inc .,' The Guardian revealed. When Rex Tillerson, the former secretary of state, denied her requests, Ivanka Trump and her husband would bring along a Cabinet secretary - such as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin - in order to use the plane, according to the Times. [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won’t Impeach Trump

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won’t Impeach Trump So, yeah, respectful, honest and hopeful, ' she said . When Pelosi says "he's just not worth it ", she is implicitly saying that Trump in fact poses no real dangers to the republic. Bush. "I think we'll see". "I refuse to allow Republicans who are recalcitrant and who've already decided that they won't impeach the president regardless of what he does", he said. [Full Article...]

The web's 3 biggest cancers, according to Tim Berners-Lee

The web's 3 biggest cancers, according to Tim Berners-Lee Berners-Lee, a Computer Engineer from Switzerland, in 1989 proposed a way for computers to easily share information and since then people have been sending more emails than mails. The Internet did not begin with Tim Berners-Lee, however. He also called for a response to the " unintended negative consequences " of the web, which he said had led to "the outraged and polarised tone and quality of... [Full Article...]

Bolton says he won't speculate on North Korean nuclear site

Bolton says he won't speculate on North Korean nuclear site In the weeks since the summit, the Trump administration's position appeared to have hardened, with USA special representative on North Korea Stephen Biegun telling the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's nuclear conference Monday that the U.S.is "not going to do denuclearization incrementally". [Full Article...]


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