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World News UK's Raab says confident of clinching a Brexit deal
Author: 0 UK's Raab says confident of clinching a Brexit deal

Her Cabinet meeting came as the Department for Exiting the EU (Dexeu) released its guidance for the United Kingdom under no deal, including the warning of possible disruption to flights and coach services in and out of Europe. Theresa May has told her Cabinet "now is the time to hold our nerve" as Brexit negotiations have reached a "critical" stage. "From day one, the prime minister has looked incapable of delivering a good Brexit deal for Britain", Corbyn said.

World News Trudeau 'reaffirms resolve' to carry Nelson Mandela's torch
Author: 0 Trudeau 'reaffirms resolve' to carry Nelson Mandela's torch

He was joined by ministers for National Development Planning, Alexander Chiteme (National Development Planning), Joseph Malanji (Foreign Affairs), Elizabeth Phiri (Gender), Zambia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Lazarous Kapambwe and Presidential spokesperson Amos Chanda.

World News New Zealand's 'first baby' Neve Te Aroha goes to the UN
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Jacinda Ardern kisses her baby before speaking at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in NY. While she spoke, Ardern's partner Clarke Gayford held the three-month-old baby on his lap. Three-month-old Neve has won over the general assembly and already made history by joining Clarke and Jacinda in the assembly hall this week in NY, firmly securing herself as the cutest little button to ever sit in that hall.

World News Hong Kong launches new China rail link | Life , Sci&Tech
Author: 0 Hong Kong launches new China rail link | Life , Sci&Tech

This is controversial as it marks the first time Chinese criminal law will be enforced in Hong Kong territory. Some opposition lawmakers argued the move would be a violation of the Basic Law, Hong Kong's mini-constitution under which it retained its own legal system and civil liberties after reverting from British to Chinese rule in 1997.

Author: 0 Labour late-night meeting strikes decision on second Brexit referendum stance

The Sunday Telegraph says Corbyn's comments "pave the way for a significant change in Labour's Brexit policy", and come just two days after Theresa May urged the Labour leader to clarify his position on Brexit, "amid concern that a Labour U-turn could jeopardise any deal reached with Brussels and prevent the United Kingdom from leaving the EU".

World News Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly resigns
Author: 0 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly resigns

CNN reported that Mr Rosenstein had discussed his resignation with John Kelly , the chief of staff, over the weekend. The New York Times report said Rosenstein had discussed wearing a "wire" to tape Trump and pursuing his removal from office in meetings and conversations with Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials.

World News EU's Tusk says a compromise with Britain is still possible
Author: 0 EU's Tusk says a compromise with Britain is still possible

Amid reports that she had taken a tough line on the negotiations, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday that May had been "interesting" and "polite". He added: "We have been rebuffed on our plans without any coherent explanation as to why". "So we now need to hear from the European Union what the real issues are and what their proposals are so we can discuss them".

World News White House 'preparing to investigate Facebook and Google'
Author: 0 White House 'preparing to investigate Facebook and Google'

All month, those companies' lobbyists also had been buzzing about a potential White House executive order that aimed "to protect competition and small businesses from bias in online platforms", according to a copy of the document obtained by The Washington Post .

World News S. Korea's Moon arrives in NY for Trump summit, United Nations meeting
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Speaking at the United Nations , Trump says the relationship with the country whose leader he branded past year as "Little Rocket Man" is much improved. Mr. Kim requested a second meeting with Mr. Trump in a letter this month, and Mr. Trump said, "we will be doing that". Noting that many fear a formal end to the 1950-53 war may weaken the reason for the USA to continue maintaining tens of thousands of U.S.

World News Arizona Republican's Siblings Endorse His Opponent In Brutal Ads
Author: 0 Arizona Republican's Siblings Endorse His Opponent In Brutal Ads

I hope they find peace in their hearts and let go all the hate. It is not the first time that some of Gosar's nine siblings have banded together to speak out against their brother. If there is a bright side for Mr Gosar , it's that he is one of 10 siblings. A United States political campaign ad is making waves online thanks to a surprising sting in its tail that's been described as "the biggest wow moment" of any political ad ever.

World News Pirates kidnap 12 on Swiss cargo ship off Nigeria
Author: 0 Pirates kidnap 12 on Swiss cargo ship off Nigeria

A dozen crew members on a Swiss cargo ship have been taken hostage after the vessel was attacked by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, according to the company that owns the ship. Nigerian officials say they are now investigating the incident. A Massoel spokesman reportedly said the crew members' families are being closely informed of the situation.

World News Second Kavanaugh Accuser Lives In Boulder, Protests Erupt In Denver
Author: 0 Second Kavanaugh Accuser Lives In Boulder, Protests Erupt In Denver

Then, like now, another Republican president had selected a Supreme Court nominee, now-Justice Clarence Thomas, facing accusations of sexual harassment. Ramirez alleges that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a college party, where they had both been drinking, "thrust his penis in her face, and caused her to touch it without her consent as she pushed him away".

World News Rare two-headed snake discovered in America
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Plays trick on the eyes". This Sept. 20, 2018 photo provided by the Wildlife Center of Virginia shows a two-headed Eastern Copperhead snake at the center in Waynesboro, Va. Although the snake's left head is more dominant, its anatomy would indicate the right head would be better suited for eating. "Radiographs revealed that the two-headed snake has two tracheas (the left one is more developed), two esophaguses (the right one is more developed), and the two heads share one heart and one ...

World News Iran warns US, Israel to expect a ‘devastating’ revenge
Author: 0 Iran warns US, Israel to expect a ‘devastating’ revenge

The father of 4-year-old victim Mohammad Taha lay atop his son's flag-draped coffin sobbing, a public display of grief near the Sarallah Mosque in Ahvaz, the capital of Iran's oil-rich province of Khuzestan. "Iran's answer (to this attack) is forthcoming within the framework of law and our national interests", said Mr Rouhani, adding that the U.S. would regret its "aggressiveness".

Author: 0 Labour party conference APPROVES rule changes on deselections

The UK Finance Ministry Spokesman John McDonnell told Sky News on Monday, the Kingdom's opposition Labour Party is likely to keep the option for a second referendum on any final Brexit deal on the table, Reuters reports. Mr Corbyn declined to say which way he would vote in any new in-or-out poll, while pointing out that he backed Remain in the 2016 referendum. The party leaders would prefer for a general election to be called to give Labour the chance of taking over Brexit negotiations.

World News Dallas officer fired, accused of fatally shooting neighbor in his own apartment
Author: 0 Dallas officer fired, accused of fatally shooting neighbor in his own apartment

A manager declined to indicate exactly when Guyger left and if she moved out voluntarily, according to the Dallas Morning News . The Dallas County District Attorney's Office have requested three warrants for security footage that monitors the townhouses near the apartment where Officer Amber Guyger , 30, shot and killed 26-year-old Botham Jean .

World News Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 7 weeks at sea
Author: 0 Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 7 weeks at sea

Adilang, who is the youngest son of four siblings, said he no longer wants to work on a rompong . But the line anchoring the hut had snapped in high winds, turning Aldi into a castaway. The teen had been contracted for six months to light lamps around the hut with a power generator nightly to attract fish. But it was on July 14 when strong winds broke the mooring and pushed him thousands of kilometers away from home to Guam waters.

Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh faces second allegation of sexual misconduct

As he builds a case for his innocence, Mr Kavanaugh plans to turn over to the committee calendars from the summer of 1982 that don't show a party consistent with Ms Ford's description of the gathering in which she says he attacked her, The New York Times reported .

World News North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation 'absurd'
Author: 0 North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation 'absurd'

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused attempted to rape Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in the 1980s. She said she escaped when a high school friend of Kavanaugh's jumped on top of them. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee. And she joins me now. Cramer is challenging Sen. In his radio interview , Cramer said that, while Ford should be heard by the committee, she should not be allowed to testify after Kavanaugh, saying "that's just not how ...

World News Britain's Labour party plans to make companies transfer shares to workers
Author: 0 Britain's Labour party plans to make companies transfer shares to workers

His comments came as a poll found 86% of Labour members think voters should have the final say on the outcome of Brexit negotiations, and 90% would now vote to remain in the EU. With the United Kingdom and the European Union at an impasse in divorce talks, many Labour members think the left-of-center party has the power and a duty to force a new referendum that could reverse Britain's decision to leave the 28-nation bloc.

World News Provisional Agreement between Holy See and China
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But China's appointment of three bishops who were not approved by the pope soured relations in 2006. "With a view to sustaining the proclamation of the Gospel in China, the Holy Father Pope Francis has chose to readmit to full ecclesial communion the remaining "official" bishops ordained without pontifical mandate", the Vatican said, listing their names.

World News New allegations surfaces over Trump's court nominee
Author: 0 New allegations surfaces over Trump's court nominee

The accusations from Christine Blasey Ford, denied vehemently by Kavanaugh, threaten to slow his Senate confirmation vote, with Democrats saying the FBI should investigate the charges, a demand that is not gaining traction among Republicans.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Syrian government missile defense systems last week shot down a Russian military plane, killing all 15 people on board. However, on Sunday Russia's defense ministry released its own report on the incident, saying the blame for the disaster lay "entirely with the Israeli air force".

World News US Using False Accusations On Trade To
Author: 0 US Using False Accusations On Trade To "Intimidate" Countries: China

Beijing has denied that USA firms are forced to transfer technology and sees Washington's demands on rolling back its industrial policies as an attempt to contain China's economic rise. American officials say Chinese plans for state-led development of global competitors in robotics and other technologies violate its market-opening obligations and might erode US industrial leadership.

World News 3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US
Author: 0 3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

His bond was set at $150,000. Wilson told authorities that he will hire his own attorney, but he remained in jail Sunday afternoon and it was unclear if he had retained a lawyer, the Harris County Sheriff's Department said. He had missed another scheduled return flight to the USA, according to Commander Troy Officer with the Austin Police Department's Organized Crime Division.

World News Tennessee Senate candidate says Kavanaugh accuser 'credible'
Author: 0 Tennessee Senate candidate says Kavanaugh accuser 'credible'

Kavanaugh will not be the first to testify as requested by Ford's attorneys; he will appear after Ford testifies. A person familiar with the call said Ford could not testify until next Thursday. Later Wednesday, Grassley wrote to the senior Democrat on the committee, Dianne Feinstein, requesting she provide an unredacted copy of the letter Ford sent her in July about the assault allegation, saying he must review it before Monday's hearing.