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Simon Clarke: PM will not extend Brexit ‘under any circumstances’ Simon Clarke: PM will not extend Brexit ‘under any circumstances’
- Сентября 10, 2019

In a session that ran well past midnight, Parliament enacted a law to block a "no-deal" Brexit next month, ordered the government to release private communications about its Brexit plans and rejected Johnson's call for a snap election to break the political deadlock. (more...)
Whaley Joins Congressional Democrats In Push For Expanded Background Checks Whaley Joins Congressional Democrats In Push For Expanded Background Checks
- Сентября 10, 2019

In a letter to Mr. Trump, Mrs. Pelosi and Mr. Schumer urged him to intervene and buck GOP "fealty" to the National Rifle Association, arguing the rest of the GOP would follow his lead. The White House has been meeting with members of Congress and those affected by mass shootings to gather feedback on next steps. "The President needs to step up here and set some guidelines for what he would do", said Sen. (more...)
Hong Kong: Joshua Wong released and en route to Germany Hong Kong: Joshua Wong released and en route to Germany
- Сентября 10, 2019

Anti-government protests have continued throughout the city despite Chief Executive Carrie Lam last week formally withdrawing the controversial extradition bill that had triggered the three-month-long crisis. She urged an end to police violence against protesters and said Congress looks forward to "swiftly advancing" the Hong Kong bill. Chan said many elderly and parents have expressed to him that they wish to show their support for the protesters. (more...)
House Judiciary Committee to vote on impeachment hearing parameters House Judiciary Committee to vote on impeachment hearing parameters
- Сентября 10, 2019

Nadler could designate full or subcommittee hearings as part of the impeachment inquiry, allowing smaller panels within the committee to take on some of the work and speed up the process. "You know, I think it's important for us to think about what is in the best interest of the country and the American people, and continuing to pursue impeachment is something that I think will only further. (more...)
Couple blew through $120K accidentally deposited in their bank account Couple blew through $120K accidentally deposited in their bank account
- Сентября 10, 2019

The husband and wife were hit with felony charges of receiving stolen property and theft on Tuesday for blowing through just over $107,000 - on a $14,500 Chevrolet SUV, a race auto, two four-wheelers and $15,000 in payments to friends, among other things - after their area BB&T bank teller accidentally deposited $120,000 on May 31, state police records show . (more...)
Israeli army says rockets fired toward Israel from Syria Israeli army says rockets fired toward Israel from Syria
- Сентября 10, 2019

Since last month, a series of attacks have targeted Iranian-backed proxies in Syria , Iraq and Lebanon , stoking fears of a regional escalation. The Lebanon-Israel border was mostly calm with United Nations peacekeepers patrolling the border Monday, a day after the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group fired a barrage of anti-tank missiles into Israel, triggering Israeli artillery fire that lasted less than two hours and caused some fires. (more...)
Afghans Brace for Fresh Violence After US-Taliban Talks Halt Afghans Brace for Fresh Violence After US-Taliban Talks Halt
- Сентября 10, 2019

In a series of television interviews, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not rule out a return to talks but said the United States needed a "significant commitment" from the Taliban. Well, maybe. But if Taliban killings are going to scotch the peace process, talks would never have begun, as the Taliban has continued its attacks right along. (more...)
Hurricane survivors struggle to start new life in Bahamas Hurricane survivors struggle to start new life in Bahamas
- Сентября 10, 2019

His video shows families with children disembarking the vessel. "This is the height of cruelty - denying help to those who need it most", Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said on Twitter Sunday night . Bahamians who travel to the United States by ship are required to have a visa, CBP said. However, in humanitarian circumstances, the port director generally waives those requirements. (more...)
Sarah Palin's husband has filed for divorce, according to TMZ Sarah Palin's husband has filed for divorce, according to TMZ
- Сентября 10, 2019

The documents say the couple married on 29 August 1988 - the same as the Palins. Sarah Palin is best known for running for vice president on the Republican ticket with the late Sen. No charges were filed in the Anchorage brawl, but the incident set precedent for legal issues the family would later face. Track Palin also was accused of punching his then-girlfriend in 2016. (more...)
US Air Force 'to review international stays' after Trump resort bookings US Air Force 'to review international stays' after Trump resort bookings
- Сентября 10, 2019

Air Force C-17 Globemaster, like the one that made an overnight refueling stop in Scotland near a golf resort owned by President Trump. The September 2018 stay by the ME guard crew was cited by Politico . The letter also cites a Guardian report that the airport provided cut-rate rooms and free rounds of golf at Turnberry for us military members. While Trump sought to clear his name, Democratic Rep. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard's Sister Accused of Robbing & Beating 84-Year-Old Woman Kawhi Leonard's Sister Accused of Robbing & Beating 84-Year-Old Woman
- Сентября 10, 2019

Authorities say that on the morning of August 31, Williams and Candace Tai Townsel, 39, attacked Afaf Anis Assad in a bathroom, broke her skull and then stole her purse. There is no indication as to whether or not Leonard has communicated with his sister or family following her arrest. Two women, including the sister of Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard , were arrested for allegedly killing and robbing an elderly woman at a California casino. (more...)
Migrant Apprehensions On Southwest Border Dropped To 64K In August Migrant Apprehensions On Southwest Border Dropped To 64K In August
- Сентября 10, 2019

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said at the White House that the percentage of border crossers who are traveling as families also slid, a welcome change for US authorities who claim adults bring children to the USA because the government can't detain them for as long. (more...)
Three people dead, including two children, after shooting in Dordrecht, Netherlands Three people dead, including two children, after shooting in Dordrecht, Netherlands
- Сентября 10, 2019

Police said in a tweet: "At a shooting incident on the #heimerstein in #Dordrecht several victims have fallen". The mayor of Dordrecht, Wouter Kolff stated he planned to chat about with the scene of the capturing on Monday night. Dordrecht lies around 25 kilometres southwest of the port city of Rotterdam and is one of the oldest cities in the Dutch province of South Holland. (more...)
Nigerian president to visit South Africa following xenophobic attacks Nigerian president to visit South Africa following xenophobic attacks
- Сентября 10, 2019

But there is also high unemployment in the country and some people feel foreigners are taking their jobs. Football federations in Zambia and Madagascar announced that they will not be sending teams to play South Africa , and Air Tanzania has suspended flights to Johannesburg because of the violence. (more...)
Korea says willing to hold talks with United States in September Korea says willing to hold talks with United States in September
- Сентября 10, 2019

Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday that North Korea was ready to come back to the table after repeated calls for talks by the U.S. Tuesday's firings were the 10th such launches so far this year, during which the North tested new types of missiles or multiple rocket launchers in protest of joint military exercises between the US and the South, among others. (more...)
73-year-old woman gives birth to twins 73-year-old woman gives birth to twins
- Сентября 06, 2019

Erramatti Mangayamma conceived via in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) and delivered her twin babies through C-section at Ahalya Nursing Home in East Godavari district, India. It is thought she is the oldest woman to have given birth. Because Yaramati had experienced menopause, a donor's egg was fertilized with Rajarao's sperm before it was implanted in the new mother, doctors told the Hindustan Times . (more...)
Florida officers rescue puppies amid hurricane, name them after Dorian Florida officers rescue puppies amid hurricane, name them after Dorian
- Сентября 06, 2019

While there were concerns swirling about the safety of turtle nests being raked by the waves , the ocean exposing illegal drugs was not what one storm-watcher expected to stumble upon. Once the investigation is complete, the cocaine will be destroyed. It wasn't the only brick of cocaine discovered on the Florida coast recently. "Our little piece of Florida survived Hurricane Dorian , and we were rewarded with this GORGEOUS purple sky tonight!" one user wrote on Instagram. (more...)
How scientists may have debunked a Loch Ness monster myth How scientists may have debunked a Loch Ness monster myth
- Сентября 06, 2019

Eels are very plentiful in Loch Ness, with eel DNA found at pretty much every location sampled. More recently, a high-tech marine drone found a monster in the Loch Ness in 2016 - but it turned out to be a Nessie-shaped beast created for the 1970 film "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes", which sank almost 50 years ago. (more...)
Robert Mugabe dead, Zimbabwean president confirms on Twitter Robert Mugabe dead, Zimbabwean president confirms on Twitter
- Сентября 06, 2019

Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa took to Twitter to break the news, calling him an "icon of liberation" who will be remembered for a long time. Mugabe died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment in recent years, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. (more...)
UK prime minister suffers defeat in Parliament over Brexit UK prime minister suffers defeat in Parliament over Brexit
- Сентября 06, 2019

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sidestepped Johnson's challenge of an election, demanding first that he pass the proposed Bill and remove any threat of no-deal. Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage predicted Boris Johnson will lose the Commons vote on Tuesday and the country will face a general election in October. (more...)