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World News Britain's PM Theresa May defuses revolt in parliament over Brexit plans
Author: 0 Britain's PM Theresa May defuses revolt in parliament over Brexit plans

Prime Minister Theresa May today sought to defend herself against accusations that he had misled MPs in her party on an amendment to the government's Brexit bill as she tries to head off a rebellion this week. "The people must be given the final say on the deal, and an opportunity to Exit from Brexit". Pro-EU Conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry tweeted: "Deal or no deal, parliament will have a meaningful vote and to be clear there will be no hard #Brexit when the EUWithdrawal Bill is ...

World News Trump says U.S. must pursue peace with North Korea ‘at all costs’
Author: 0 Trump says U.S. must pursue peace with North Korea ‘at all costs’

He went even further, repeating his desire to pull USA troops out of Korea (although not immediately) and emphasizing his desire to save money by so doing. "I want to have a good relationship with many countries". "I want my people to do the same". "Even got our hostages/remains!" Recently, Park filmed a video op-ed imploring Trump to do the right thing when he meets Kim Jong Un .

World News Auto bomb tears through joyous Eid cease-fire in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Auto bomb tears through joyous Eid cease-fire in Afghanistan

Soldiers and militants exchanged hugs and took selfies on their smartphones. However, the truce was shaken when a bomb exploded in the eastern city of Nangarhar this afternoon killing dozens and wounding another 47. A spokesman said the truce would end on Sunday night and operations against the security forces would resume. Laskargah, where the Taliban have delivered a series of blows to government forces this year.

World News Trump suggests separation of families at border is a negotiating tool
Author: 0 Trump suggests separation of families at border is a negotiating tool

Some mothers say they were told their children were being taken for a bath , but were never returned. Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders too argued that "it is very Biblical to enforce the law", as both the immigration issue and the arguments between the media and the administration over it became increasingly fractious.

World News The volcano strewn Hawaii precious stones
Author: 0 The volcano strewn Hawaii precious stones

Kilauea has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street on May 3, 2018. Activity on Saturday included an explosive event at Halemaumau Crater that had the energy of a 5.3 magnitude natural disaster, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.

World News Macron hopeful on eurozone banking union, to work with Italy on migration
Author: 0 Macron hopeful on eurozone banking union, to work with Italy on migration

In his speech, Francis lamented how many people in the world are excluded from work because of war or environmental degradation and said that those living comfortable lives should seek to help them. German aid group Sea-Watch said the migrants were picked up after their rubber dinghy sank and the Navy also had recovered the bodies of 12 people. In a statement, the sixth fleet said the USA ship, the Trenton, was "coordinating" with authorities.

World News Greek opposition leader urges lawmakers to vote against govt
Author: 0 Greek opposition leader urges lawmakers to vote against govt

The agreement increases the likelihood of FYR Macedonia receiving an invitation to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, strengthening government stability in the country. "I have an obligation before the Greek people to try to avert the mortgaging of our country's future with an agreement that is detrimental to our national interests", New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

World News Giuliani: Trump not issuing Russia investigation pardons during probe
Author: 0 Giuliani: Trump not issuing Russia investigation pardons during probe

While Trump allies have suggested that Trump would attempt to resolve the Mueller probe in this fashion - for example, Trump White House hanger-on Roger Stone told the Washington Post that Trump's pardon of conservative crank Dinesh D'Souza served as a signal that the president meant to use his "even more awesome powers" for this self-serving goal - this suggestion had not previously been offered up by a member of the White House legal team.

World News Shawwal moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday
Author: 0 Shawwal moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday

As Muslims in Ghana and across the globe climax the end of Ramadan with the celebration of Eid-Ul-Fitr today, the NPP congratulates them on this milestone occasion and wishes them a successful Eid ( Eid Mubarak ). Ramzan , the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims who abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset and it culminates in Id-ul-Fitr celebrations.

World News World witnessed more than enough conflict, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 World witnessed more than enough conflict, says Donald Trump

Leaders of free countries sometimes look around that world and make accommodations with power and reality, including despots. His depiction of the summit as a great success that solved the nuclear problem will make it that much tougher to maintain global support for the economic sanctions that are still needed to pressure North Korea.

World News What Comey Did Was ‘Criminal’ and ‘Horrible’
Author: 0 What Comey Did Was ‘Criminal’ and ‘Horrible’

President Donald Trump applauded a review of how the FBI investigated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Friday while calling its conclusion flawed. "You wonder why the president and Republicans today are attacking the Federal Bureau of Investigation and attacking the justice department all the time?" she asked.

World News Seven injured as taxi runs into crowd in Moscow
Author: 0 Seven injured as taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

The police said seven people were injured in the incident. "I wanted to go home and get some sleep", said the taxi driver, who had been working in Moscow for about a month. The damaged taxi is towed away from the scene. Police closed the street for about an hour before reopening it to traffic. Security has been a top concern heading into the June 14 to July 15 tournament.

World News New Delhi orders construction halt as pollution hits ‘severe’ level
Author: 0 New Delhi orders construction halt as pollution hits ‘severe’ level

The CPCB said the pollution of this season was very different from that of previous year. The previous winter, Delhi witnessed the most toxic air levels ever. The meeting was attended by EPCA Chairman, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Commissioner, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Managing Director, Environment and Forest Secretary, PWD Engineer-in-Chief and others.

World News U.A.E. Says Yemen Port Offensive Opens Way for Political Process
Author: 0 U.A.E. Says Yemen Port Offensive Opens Way for Political Process

The Houthis, from a Shi'ite minority that ruled a thousand-year Yemeni kingdom until 1962, deny being Tehran's pawns and say they took power in a popular revolt and are defending Yemen from invasion by its neighbors. Fighting raged near Hudaida airport and al-Durayhmi, a rural area 10km south of the city, UAE's WAM news agency said. The fighting in a Yemeni port city is reportedly increasing, threatening aid shipments.

World News First boat of Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain
Author: 0 First boat of Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain

As it neared port, those on board had danced and sang, their excitement captured in footage released on Twitter by SOS Mediterranée which operates the vessel together with Doctors Without Borders (MSF). "Malta's job market would have been able to absorb these people and indeed I will be the first to admit that the country needs more foreign workers", he said in an interview on ONE Radio.

World News Islamic State kills 26 people in auto bomb during Taliban ceasefire
Author: 0 Islamic State kills 26 people in auto bomb during Taliban ceasefire

While no one has yet claimed responsibility for Saturday's explosion in Rodat district of eastern Nangarhar province, the Islamic State affiliate, which did not sign on to the cease-fire, has a strong presence in the area. No one has claimed the attacks, but they appear to be the work of the Islamic State group, which is not included in the cease-fire and has clashed with the Taliban in the past.

World News 20 injured, shooter killed in New Jersey art festival shooting
Author: 0 20 injured, shooter killed in New Jersey art festival shooting

The 24-hour event, which is meant to showcase local talent, was being held at the Roebling Wire Works Building in Trenton and was attended by around at least one thousand people, authorities said. Trenton resident Angelo Nicolo told Philadelphia 6ABC-TV he and his brother were at the event when they heard loud popping sounds. One eyewitness told WPVI that he saw a person with gunshot wounds.

World News Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial
Author: 0 Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial

Mr Manafort, a well-known Washington lobbyist, asked to post a $10 million bond and end seven months of home detention. A June 8 indictment charged Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik , a Manafort aide and political operative with alleged ties to Russian intelligence, with tampering with witnesses about their past lobbying for Ukraine's former pro-Russian government.

World News Lawsuit targets Trump foundation
Author: 0 Lawsuit targets Trump foundation

The attorney general's two-year investigation detailed what it said was a closely coordinated effort between Trump's campaign and the foundation to burnish his political image by giving out big grants of other's people money to veterans' organizations during the run-up to the Iowa caucuses, the first presidential nominating contest of 2016.

World News Trump puts 25% tariff on Chinese goods
Author: 0 Trump puts 25% tariff on Chinese goods

PORTLAND, MAINE-A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China on Friday includes a plan to tax USA lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood. intellectual property by China. The government went on: "In this day and age, launching a trade war is not in the interest of the world". The Chinese product lines that have been hit range from aircraft tyres to turbines and commercial dishwashers.

World News Fiery tractor-trailer collision spills Fireball Whisky across highway, police say
Author: 0 Fiery tractor-trailer collision spills Fireball Whisky across highway, police say

Photos from the scene show mini-bottles and boxes labeled Fireball scattered behind a crushed tractor and burned-out truck cab. Arkansas State Police said while there were injuries in the crash, they were not life threatening. This isn't the first time Arkansas roadways have been jammed up by food or drinks. Crews used a mechanical broom to brush away all of the boxes and liquor boxes strewn across the highway before reopening the road to traffic.

World News 'Upskirting' to become criminal offence in Britain
Author: 0 'Upskirting' to become criminal offence in Britain

Shouts of "shame" could be heard from 71-year-old MP Christopher Chope's colleagues after he stood up and shouted "object" on Friday. His objection was met with booing from other members of parliament. Upskirting victim Gina Martin , 26, who faced rape threats and abuse after launching her campaign to make it a criminal offence, said: "This is obviously great news, and it's thanks to everyone who's listened to us along the way".

World News Afghanistan’s president extends ceasefire with Taliban
Author: 0 Afghanistan’s president extends ceasefire with Taliban

The Islamic State , which has been active in the area, has claimed responsibility for the attack, Reuters news agency reported. There have been no reports of Taliban attacks since the ceasefire started, however, and the momentum for peace seemed to be building.

World News Indonesian Woman Swallowed By Giant Python
Author: 0 Indonesian Woman Swallowed By Giant Python

The victim, named as 54-year-old Wa Tiba , was reported missing in Muna regency, southeast Sulawesi on Thursday night, after she went to check on her corn plantation. The police chief said that the garden where the victim disappeared was at the base of a cliff and known to be a home for snakes. Giant pythons, which regularly top 19 feet, are common in Indonesia.

Author: 0 How to Challenge Trump's Family Separation, Anti-Immigration Policies

Almost 2,000 children were separated from their families during a six-week period in April and May, as the Trump Administration cracked down on illegal immigration with a "zero-tolerance" policy of separating families at the border . A Central American child who is traveling with a caravan of migrants sleeps at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, on April 29, 2018. They did, however, decide to vastly expand the detention of immigrant families, opening new facilities along the border where women ...

World News Heat wave approaches DC area as cooler weather flees region
Author: 0 Heat wave approaches DC area as cooler weather flees region

The criteria for an alert is a heat index of 95, and forecasts say the index, calculated using temperature and dew point, could be higher than 95 Sunday and especially on Monday . There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Monday and Tuesday , with highs dipping into the mid- to upper 80s on Monday and the lower 80s on Tuesday .

World News NAFTA Talks Halted - For Now
Author: 0 NAFTA Talks Halted - For Now

But do we really know what we're getting ourselves into? A Global News/Ipsos poll released Saturday finds that Trudeau enjoys a 20-point advantage over the USA president among Americans when it comes to which leader respondents think is better handling the discussions over tariffs and other trade issues.