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World News Angry over Brexit, thousands to gather in London demanding new referendum
Author: 0 Angry over Brexit, thousands to gather in London demanding new referendum

Why does Jeremy Corbyn think it is worse than the original deal? "Now parliament should get Brexit done on Saturday so we can move on to other priorities like the cost of living, the NHS, violent crime and our environment". The British Prime Minister concluded his with several platitudes in which he described the United Kingdom as "a quintessential European country...

World News Merkel says European Union must forge free United Kingdom trade deal very quickly
Author: 0 Merkel says European Union must forge free United Kingdom trade deal very quickly

There is a real risk MPs do not agree the deal on Saturday, meaning Johnson will be forced to ask the European Union to delay Brexit , as he has no majority in the House of Commons. Speaking at the EU Summit, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he is "very confident" MPs will back the deal. "This is our chance in the U.K.as democrats to get Brexit done ", he said.

World News Climate protester in Boris Johnson garb scales Big Ben tower
Author: 0 Climate protester in Boris Johnson garb scales Big Ben tower

It is the latest in a string of stunts staged by Extinction Rebellion on the penultimate day of their autumn uprising - despite being barred from protesting in the capital since Monday by the Met Police. Police said officers were at the scene. The eco group, who have been protesting Westminter for nearly a week, said the man was a 43-year-old tree surgeon.

World News Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion
Author: 0 Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion

The Turkish military retaliated with an assault that "neutralized" an estimated 15 Syrian Kurdish fighters, the ministry added. The order will authorise a broad range of measures, including financial sanctions, the blocking of property, and barring entry into the U.S., he said, adding that the USA will immediately stop negotiations with Turkey on a Dollars 100 billion trade deal.

World News President Trump Energizes Supporters at Dallas Campaign Rally
Author: 0 President Trump Energizes Supporters at Dallas Campaign Rally

In a reply, Arnold tweeted, "Don't get too cocky traitor". Southern Methodist University political science professor Cal Jillison says Mr. Trump still maintains an advantage in the state, which has been reliably Republican for years. "Trump's propaganda machine is going to be in overdrive for the foreseeable future, so we need to be fighting every day, in every way", The Democratic Coalition's co-founder Scott Dworkin told Newsweek "A lot of these celebs have been attacked by Trump people ...

World News Hurricane Jerry spaghetti models: Latest path as 85mph hurricane eyes Bermuda
Author: 0 Hurricane Jerry spaghetti models: Latest path as 85mph hurricane eyes Bermuda

According to AccuWeather reports, although Jerry is forecast to track away from Florida and the Bahamas, it could cause swells that will continue the rough surf into early next week. Hurricane Humberto headed northward in the Atlantic Thursday after tearing off rooftops and knocking out power to more than 28,000 customers as it brushed past Bermuda, forecasters and local news reports said.

World News Johnson defiant as MPs delay Brexit deal approval
Author: 0 Johnson defiant as MPs delay Brexit deal approval

In a divided parliament where he has no majority, Johnson must win the support of 320 lawmakers to pass his deal. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab started drumming up support early. Britain's media have dubbed the vote "Super Saturday". Even without the amendment, getting the deal passed is a daunting task for Johnson. At a special session of Parliament meant to ratify the deal, lawmakers instead voted 322-306 to withhold their approval until legislation to implement the agreement has been ...

World News Archaeologists Working In Egypt Uncover 20 Ancient Wooden Coffins Near Luxor City
Author: 0 Archaeologists Working In Egypt Uncover 20 Ancient Wooden Coffins Near Luxor City

Early monuments could maybe merely even be traced as far relief because the 11th dynasty, which took place between 2081 and 1939 BC. The Ministry of Antiquities stated that after completing the comprehensive inspection of the findings, officials at the Ministry of Antiquities and the Supreme Council of Antiquities will hold an worldwide press conference in Luxor on October 19 to reveal all the findings in the area and explain to the world the endless magic of the ancient Egyptian ...

World News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar are endorsing Sanders for president
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar are endorsing Sanders for president

Ocasio-Cortez plans to appear with Sanders at a Bernie's Back rally Saturday in Queens, just outside the boundaries of Ocasio-Cortez's congressional district. Sanders teased the rally at Tuesday night's presidential debate, saying he would have a "special guest " appearing with him in NY. "I have had the opportunity to work with Bernie Sanders up close on major policy initiatives", Omar said in a press release late Tuesday.

World News British family jailed after mistakenly crossing Canadian border into US
Author: 0 British family jailed after mistakenly crossing Canadian border into US

The family says they were visiting relatives in Canada at the time and ended up on an unmarked road that crossed into the U.S. after their vehicle swerved to avoid hitting an animal. Their rental vehicle was spotted on surveillance by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and was pulled over. Many federal workers were off Monday for the holiday.

World News Trump administration ‘opens door’ to talks on Airbus tariffs: France’s Le Maire
Author: 0 Trump administration ‘opens door’ to talks on Airbus tariffs: France’s Le Maire

The countries that belong to the Airbus consortium - the UK, France, Germany, and Spain - will suffer more, although Italy argues it is disproportionately affected. "We don't want to negotiate with a gun (to) our head". Irish food exports to the U.S. including butter, cheese, liqueurs and pork products, are among a large number of goods from the European Union that will be hit with new trade tariffs of 25% as of today, Friday, October 18.

World News Rep. Elijah Cummings passes away at age 68
Author: 0 Rep. Elijah Cummings passes away at age 68

When he was admitted in early September , Cummings predicted that he would be back in Washington within a week. According to media reports, he was previously treated for heart and knee problems. CUMMINGS: Well, you know what it did for me? Cummings' career spanned decades in Maryland politics. Cummings was a senior black voice in Congress, praised as a moral authority and beloved across the political spectrum.

World News Johnson returns to London to drum up support for Brexit deal
Author: 0 Johnson returns to London to drum up support for Brexit deal

He didn't explain how. 'There have been any number of false dawns. "Get real. take the deal!" said The Sun's front page, while the Daily Mail went for "He's done his duty". His Northern Irish allies and the three main opposition parties oppose it. Mr Johnson added: 'There's no better outcome than the one I'm advocating tomorrow'.

World News Former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich Says He’s Now for Impeaching Trump
Author: 0 Former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich Says He’s Now for Impeaching Trump

Sondland testified for more than nine hours on Capitol Hill Thursday , as Mick Mulvaney , the acting White House chief of staff, told reporters that the president had cut off military aid to Ukraine in part to pressure Ukrainian officials to probe Democrats, and an unsubstantiated theory that it was Ukraine, not Russian Federation, that hacked the Democratic National Committee in the 2016 election .

World News Rudy Giuliani Gives Congress the Legalese Version of a Middle Finger
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani Gives Congress the Legalese Version of a Middle Finger

Connolly said Kent described the results of a May 23 meeting at the White House, organized by Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, where three administration officials - US ambassador Gordon Sondland, special envoy Kurt Volker and Energy Secretary Rick Perry - declared themselves the people now responsible for Ukraine policy.

World News Nationwide Protests Erupt in Lebanon as Economic Crisis Deepens
Author: 0 Nationwide Protests Erupt in Lebanon as Economic Crisis Deepens

The ISF called on protesters to refrain from "chaos and violence". "The embassy also calls on citizens now in Lebanon to take utmost care and stay away from crowds and demonstrations", the embassy said in its tweet. Protesters were also injured. Tear gas was sacked as some demonstrators and police clashed in the early hours. Interior Minister Raya al-Hassan insisted Hariri would not resign, saying that could spark a national crisis more unsafe than the current economic crisis.

World News Irish PM says outstanding Brexit issues, may need more time
Author: 0 Irish PM says outstanding Brexit issues, may need more time

British and European Union negotiators worked in Brussels until 2:30 a.m. London time on Wednesday and they resumed talks on Wednesday morning, according to the reports. "I can confirm, as the Prime Minister has repeatedly set out, that firstly the Government will comply with the law, and secondly it will comply with undertakings given to the court in respect of the law ", he said.

World News At least 17 dead in bomb blast in Afghanistan
Author: 0 At least 17 dead in bomb blast in Afghanistan

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but both the Taliban and Islamic State are active in eastern Afghanistan, especially Nangarhar province. Civilians have long borne the brunt of violence in Afghanistan's conflict, and the United Nations called the casualties "totally unacceptable ".

World News Jewish lawmaker quits UK Labour Party after 55 years over antisemitism
Author: 0 Jewish lawmaker quits UK Labour Party after 55 years over antisemitism

But Dame Louise remains hopeful and said she would wish to rejoin the party under a new leader, describing the party she has been a member of for 55 years as her "natural political home". Yesterday Mrs Smeeth said: "It is my intention to vote for a deal unless Boris has completely undermined workers" rights, environmental rights and consumer rights'.

World News Narrow escape for Pak from 'blacklist', FATF grants four-month ultimatum
Author: 0 Narrow escape for Pak from 'blacklist', FATF grants four-month ultimatum

Interestingly, FATF President Xiangmin Liu , who is from China - Pakistan's "all weather friend"- also referred to Islamabad's "deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism system". The FATF has linked the blacklisting of the country with "unsatisfactory steps to curb money laundering and terror financing", as per reports . "It was noted that Pak was able to address only five out of 27 items".

World News El Chapo's son caught and released by Mexican police after intense gunfight
Author: 0 El Chapo's son caught and released by Mexican police after intense gunfight

Mexican security secretary Alfonso Durazo says 30 members of the National Guard and army were patrolling in Culiacan when they were fired on from a house Thursday . The previous government extradited him to the United States on the eve of Trump's accession. He argues that authorities should focus more on the root causes of drug violence, such as poverty and a lack of jobs.

World News ‘Most overrated general’ Mattis takes swipe at Trump
Author: 0 ‘Most overrated general’ Mattis takes swipe at Trump

So I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals, and frankly that sounds pretty good to me ", Mattis continued. On Thursday night, Mattis also said that being called "overrated" by Trump didn't bother him because he earned his "spurs on the battlefield" and Trump "earned his spurs in a letter from a doctor", referring to Trump's medical deferments from serving in the Vietnam War due to bone spurs .

World News Cash-strapped Lebanon imposing new taxes including on Whatsapp calls
Author: 0 Cash-strapped Lebanon imposing new taxes including on Whatsapp calls

The State of Kuwait Embassy on Thursday called on its nationals in Lebanon to be cautious about, and keep away from, the anti-government protests being staged in several parts of the country. Interior Minister Raya al-Hassan insisted Hariri would not resign, saying that could spark a national crisis more unsafe than the current economic crisis.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton hints Russian Federation is grooming Tulsi Gabbard as third-party candidate

In a live TV debate with 11 other Democratic contenders on Tuesday, she said United States media suggestions that she is a Russian asset were " completely despicable ". "Don't vote for the other guy". You don't like me. "I'm going to show you in these flashing videos that appear and then disappear and they're on the dark web and nobody can find them, but you're going to see them and you're going to see that person doing these awful things".

World News Boeing staff messaged about 737 Max issue in 2016
Author: 0 Boeing staff messaged about 737 Max issue in 2016

Global regulators have criticized Boeing's communication with FAA over a Max flight system implicated in two crashes that killed 346 people. The FAA said it found the messages concerning - prompting Administrator Steve Dickson to send a letter to Boeing chief Dennis Muilenburg demanding an explanation of why the messages weren't provided earlier.

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