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World News France says 'Non!' to Brextension deal
Author: 0 France says 'Non!' to Brextension deal

The elections pose a substantial stumbling block because Britain would be expected to take part, if it is still an EU member, so its people have representation in the European Parliament. Mrs May wants to terminate any extension before the European polls if she is able to get a deal through Parliament, something she had been hoping Mr Corbyn's Labour MPs could help with.

World News New Zealand police say Christchurch accused to face 50 murder charges
Author: 0 New Zealand police say Christchurch accused to face 50 murder charges

Fifty people were killed in the two mosques and dozens of others were shot and wounded. In a statement on Thursday, New Zealand Police confirmed they have now laid 89 fresh charges against the accused. He said media could still use pixelated images of Tarrant which the district court judge had allowed. Alam said he felt upset seeing Tarrant. "Lawyers always look for precedent, and we haven't seen anything like this before", she said.

World News US Congress ends support for Yemen war, Trump likely to veto move
Author: 0 US Congress ends support for Yemen war, Trump likely to veto move

It marked the first time that since the War Powers Act was passed in 1973 both chambers of Congress passed a resolution using that law. The bill now heads to President Donald Trump, who's expected to veto it. Defense Department spokeswoman Commander Rebecca Rebarich said in a statement after the vote that new restrictions on USA military support could "increase civilian casualties, jeopardize cooperation with our partners on counterterrorism, undercut UN-led peace negotiations at a ...

World News Tripoli risks descending into conflict as Libyan rivals make contradictory victory claims
Author: 0 Tripoli risks descending into conflict as Libyan rivals make contradictory victory claims

Fierce fighting is continuing around the site of the city's worldwide airport at Wadi Al Rabea, with Field Marshall Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA) claiming to have captured the airport. Haftar, as the military leader in the east, may not have yet secured the level of militia support he expected inside Tripoli, but one source said alliances are shifting by the hour, with reports of violent incidents often exaggerated on social media.

World News Peru fossil discovery shows that whales walked on land
Author: 0 Peru fossil discovery shows that whales walked on land

Scientists agree that today's massive, flippered whales evolved from small, four-legged ancestors in south Asia more than 50 million years ago. "This is the first indisputable record of a quadrupedal whale skeleton for the whole Pacific Ocean , probably the oldest for the Americas, and the most complete outside India and Pakistan ", lead author Olivier Lambert, a paleontologists at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, said in a statement .

World News Former Trump lawyer Cohen says assisting with more probes
Author: 0 Former Trump lawyer Cohen says assisting with more probes

Cohen to be readily available to Congress and to prosecutors conducting these investigations, such that his date to report for incarceration about four weeks from now will be substantially postponed while he is fully cooperating with prosecutors and Congress".

World News Iran Lost '$10 Billion' in U.S. Sanctions
Author: 0 Iran Lost '$10 Billion' in U.S. Sanctions

The exemptions were granted in November when the U.S. rolled out the second phase of sanctions re-imposed after President Donald Trump's decision to walk out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran nuclear deal.

World News Will Maduro Arrest Guaido? US, Russia are Watching
Author: 0 Will Maduro Arrest Guaido? US, Russia are Watching

Earlier Wednesday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza accused Guaido of violating the country's constitution and called on the judiciary to take action. Venezuela is launching a restructuring of the national electricity company Corpoelec amid power outages, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez stated. Its creation essentially replaced the National Assembly, rendering it powerless.

World News France maintains hardline stance on no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 France maintains hardline stance on no-deal Brexit

Last Friday, May did the unthinkable by asking Labour to negotiate with her on a deal that might work for both. The taoiseach said that he wanted to avoid "rolling cliff-edge extensions" and suggested... France epitomised the disquiet in other European capitals. Speaking ahead of the European Union finance ministers' meeting in Bucharest, Hammond said that the government had no "red lines" and an "open mind" to discussions with the oppositions, which are set to resume this weekend.

World News Trump says 'tremendous progress has been made' with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Author: 0 Trump says 'tremendous progress has been made' with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Speaking to reporters at the White House , the U.S. president said he had "great respect" for Germany . Unlike Trump's most recent birther conspiracy theory: that his own father wasn't born in the United States. As I said before, this is not the first time Trump has done this. It's patently untrue as he was born not only in the good old United States of America but in the tycoon's hometown of New York City nonetheless.

World News Man who said he was missing USA boy charged by prosecutors
Author: 0 Man who said he was missing USA boy charged by prosecutors

In 2017, Rini was under the care of an OH health center that provides behavioral health treatment services for those experiencing mental health or substance abuse issues, according to a 2017 court motion in Medina County Court. The man who falsely claimed to be Timmothy Pitzen , a boy who disappeared in 2011, has a history of getting into trouble and using other people's identities, his brother said.

World News Netanyahu lands in Moscow for pre-election Putin meeting
Author: 0 Netanyahu lands in Moscow for pre-election Putin meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed at the start of his Thursday meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the Russian army had recovered the body of missing Israeli soldier Zachary Baumel z'l. Israel has been pushing Russian Federation to do more to contain Iran's presence in Syria , which the Jewish state considers one of its top threats.

World News Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces trail over 1MDB scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces trail over 1MDB scandal

Lead defence lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah said he was confident of winning. The 65-year-old pleaded not guilty to seven charges of corruption and money-laundering. The US Justice Department estimated that the $4.5 billion were diverted from 1MDB. Najib is scheduled to be in another court on Thursday for a hearing on appeals linked to other 1MDB charges.

World News Trump is tilting at wind farms again
Author: 0 Trump is tilting at wind farms again

Some recent comments from President Trump involving wind turbines and wind energy have gotten the attention of leaders from Iowa, including the state's senior Senator. Grassley has been a strong advocate for wind energy and recently introduced a bipartisan appeal for additional funding, signed by prominent Democrats like Sens.

World News Canada's ex-attorney general ousted from Trudeau's caucus
Author: 0 Canada's ex-attorney general ousted from Trudeau's caucus

That's how the Liberals lose power and Canada can't afford it, he said. In 2015, I believed the Liberal Party held such a vision, and I still believe the Liberals can and must advance such a vision. MP Jody Wilson-Raybould on Tuesday afternoon. But the massive pressure being put on Wilson-Raybould to meddle politically in the justice system hardly constituted normal circumstances.

World News Chinese woman charged with illegally entering Mar-a-Lago
Author: 0 Chinese woman charged with illegally entering Mar-a-Lago

Secret Service officers could not initially find her name on an access list for the property, according to the Secret Service affidavit filed with the court. Zhang then presented a document written in Chinese that she said was an invitation to the event. However, the receptionist knew that no such event was scheduled on that date.

World News Mormon Church Will Allow Children of Same-Sex Couples to Be Baptized
Author: 0 Mormon Church Will Allow Children of Same-Sex Couples to Be Baptized

While we can not change the Lord's doctrine, we want our members and our policies to be considerate of those struggling with the challenges of mortality. LGBT parents can request that their children be blessed under the new policy. The change comes amid reports that First President Russel M. Nelson has had " revelation upon revelation , knowledge upon knowledge.

World News R7m ransom demand for American woman, driver kidnapped from Ugandan national park
Author: 0 R7m ransom demand for American woman, driver kidnapped from Ugandan national park

An elderly Canadian couple was also held at gunpoint but were rescued by the camp manager. The other occupants of the van who were left behind managed to contact the lodge and they were later rescued. Various illegal groups from Somali Islamists to Congolese-based rebels sometimes operate in Uganda, but the kidnappers' identity was not known. The kidnapped American is a 35-year-old woman, police said.

World News Colombia warns Russian Federation over military support to Maduro regime
Author: 0 Colombia warns Russian Federation over military support to Maduro regime

USA authorities have not approached the Mexican government with a proposal that Mexico could grant asylum to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro , Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said. The Opposition considers the creation of the Constituent Assembly illegal. Guaido has called for humanitarian relief supplies from the USA and other countries to be allowed into Venezuela.

World News Trump Says China Trade Talks Going Well, Will Only Accept 'Great' Deal
Author: 0 Trump Says China Trade Talks Going Well, Will Only Accept 'Great' Deal

Trump previously met with Vice-Premier Liu in the White House previous year as optimism grew for a deal that would avert the imposition of tariffs. For months, the economic superpowers have engaged in a reciprocal tariff war, with both countries imposing levies on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's exports, which could be eased or ended with a deal.

World News Brexit is getting so stressful, UK MPs are being offered counselling
Author: 0 Brexit is getting so stressful, UK MPs are being offered counselling

In her letter, May said she wanted to make sure that Britain left the bloc after 46 years in an orderly manner, with an agreement that could help unwind intricate political, security, diplomatic and economic ties. "We hope the intensive discussions that are ongoing in London will lead to a situation by the time of our Council meeting whereby Prime Minister Theresa May will have something to table to us, on the basis of which we can continue to talk".

World News U.S. Democrats question Mar-a-Lago security after Chinese intruder
Author: 0 U.S. Democrats question Mar-a-Lago security after Chinese intruder

They said the incident, in their words, "raises very serious questions regarding security vulnerabilities at Mar-a-Lago, which foreign intelligence services have reportedly targeted". The Global Times, a paper owned by the Communist Party of China, blasted Washington's handling of the situation and accused the USA media of hyping up both Zhang and Yang as Chinese "Trojan horses".

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