• UK lawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break deadlock

    UK lawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break deadlock

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    Dame Margaret's amendment states that in the case of a No Deal scenario, seven days before the United Kingdom leaves the European Union the House of Commons should be recalled to consider a motion on whether MPs approve the move, in indicative votes , or back requesting an extension to Article 50, the legal mechanism for leaving the bloc.
  • Ethiopian Airlines CEO promises to find out why flight 302 crashed

    Ethiopian Airlines CEO promises to find out why flight 302 crashed

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    Following the Ethiopian Airlines crash earlier this month that killed 157 people, Boeing's highest-selling plane was grounded across the world. The incident has led to the grounding of the B737-Max-800 aircraft globally over safety concerns, pending the outcome of investigations into the tragic incident.
  • Russian Troops Land In Oil-Rich Venezuela

    Russian Troops Land In Oil-Rich Venezuela

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    The vice president of Venezuela's Socialist Party, Diosdado Cabello, confirmed two planes had flown to the country from Russian Federation, but he did not give a reason or say they carried troops. Lavrov said in a statement he had complained of " attempts by Washington to organize a coup d'etat in Venezuela" during his conversation with Pompeo.
  • Nadler Says Barr 'Conclusions Raise More Questions Than They Answer'

    Nadler Says Barr 'Conclusions Raise More Questions Than They Answer'

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    Whether that happens or not remains an open question; a spokesman said Sunday there aren't currently any plans for Trump to ask the attorney general to investigate Democrats .But for now, the President appears content to use Mueller's conclusion that neither he nor his aides cooperated with Russian Federation as a political bludgeon.
  • David Lidington dismisses speculation he could replace Theresa May as PM

    David Lidington dismisses speculation he could replace Theresa May as PM

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    She was meeting key pro-Brexit colleagues on Sunday at her country residence, Chequers along with ministerial colleagues including Mr Lidington. With Mrs May weakened, ministers publicly downplayed any immediate threat to her leadership, insisting that she is still in control and the best option is for parliament to ratify her Brexit divorce deal.
  • Trump claims 'total exoneration' after Robert Mueller's findings are released

    Trump claims 'total exoneration' after Robert Mueller's findings are released

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    It was not known what Mueller's report says about another key point: whether Trump committed obstruction of justice to hinder the Russian Federation investigation by acts such as firing FBI Director James Comey in 2017. The president struck a victorious tone even though the report states that he was not cleared on the question of obstruction of justice. Trump has always denied collaborating with Moscow or obstructing justice and Russian Federation says it did not interfere in the election.
  • Turkey president says to file issue of Golan Heights to UN

    Turkey president says to file issue of Golan Heights to UN

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    But Aaron David Miller of the nonpartisan Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, who has advised Republican and Democratic White Houses, said Trump's Golan move was based on "pure and unadulterated domestic politics - helping Netanyahu get re-elected is great for Trump's politics; but it's not a compelling US national interest".
  • Netanyahu cuts short US visit as Gaza tensions spike

    Netanyahu cuts short US visit as Gaza tensions spike

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    The Magen David Adom rescue service said it treated seven people overall, including two women who were moderately wounded. Medical professionals inform that six people have been injured in the strike, including children. Hamas claimed on Arab TV networks that the rocket was sacked "by mistake", possibly caused by the stormy weather, echoing a similar claim from 11 days ago when it fired two long-range rockets at Tel Aviv , an attack which elicited a broad Israel Air Force (IAF) strike ...
  • Teachers Shot 'Execution Style' with Airsoft Guns During ALICE Training

    Teachers Shot 'Execution Style' with Airsoft Guns During ALICE Training

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    Two elementary school teachers in Monticello, Indiana , said they were asked by the sheriff's office to kneel down against a classroom wall before being sprayed across the back with plastic pellets fired at close range. Sheriff Bill Brooks, whose department led the training, said it stopped using airsoft guns during active shooter trainings after receiving a complaint, adding that all teachers involved signed up to participate.
  • North Korea withdraws staff from inter-Korean liaison office

    North Korea withdraws staff from inter-Korean liaison office

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    The office opened in September last year to facilitate inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation in accordance with an agreement that President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reached at their first summit in April last year. Chun called for a careful approach, saying he thinks North Korea is breaking an inter-Korean agreement. According to the newspaper, the intensified contacts between North Korea and Russian Federation could be a sign of it, with at least three visits to Moscow ...
  • Florida Man challenge takes over the internet

    Florida Man challenge takes over the internet

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    If you've spent any time on the internet, you know there's a difference between "a man from Florida" and " Florida Man ". Then, they must post the result on social media much to the delight of others. Once people starting catching wind of this hilarious game, Twitter became flooded with people haring their own Florida Man stories, and each one seems more ridiculous than the last.
  • Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

    Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

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    Sayoc pleaded guilty to sending explosive devices to critics of US President Donald Trump. Sayoc, 57, sat through most of the proceeding with his mouth slightly open and his eyes locked on the judge. But the deal lets either side argue for more or less time in the slammer at Sayoc's scheduled September 12 sentencing. A van linked to Sayoc has also emerged, showing heavy anti-Hillary stickers and pro-Trump stickers plastered all over its surface.
  • Day as Cyclone Trevor to unleash its fury

    Day as Cyclone Trevor to unleash its fury

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    Borroloola is almost 1000km southeast of Darwin. "We are looking down the barrel of a significant tropical cyclone impact", Carr said. The warning zone extends from Groote Eylandt in the north-west of the Gulf all the way inland to Tennant Creek, and across the border to Burketown on the Queensland side of the border, 500km from Borroloola.
  • Venezuelan Opposition Aide Seized, Drawing Rebuke From U.S.

    Venezuelan Opposition Aide Seized, Drawing Rebuke From U.S.

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    Marrero was arrested at his Caracas home on Thursday, with authorities finding two assault rifles and a grenade as well as large sums of cash in foreign currencies at his home. And the crowd roared in agreement.Daniel put into words the hope of the people of Venezuela: hope for freedom, opportunity, and an end to the oppressive regime of Nicolas Maduro.
  • U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

    U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

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    No details were provided, and their names will not be disclosed until 24 hours after their next of kin are notified, according to Department of Defense policy. About 14,000 USA troops remain in Afghanistan, a number President Trump plans to cut down by about half . The deaths are the latest casualties to hit the global coalition amid ongoing peace talks between Washington and the Taliban.
  • Trump expresses openness to the Mueller report being publicly released

    Trump expresses openness to the Mueller report being publicly released

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    Trump , for his part, said he had no idea when the report would be released, but maintained his innocence, saying there was "no collusion" and "no obstruction". And Trump and his advisers are considering how to weaponize those possible findings for the 2020 race, according to current and former White House officials and presidential confidants who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.
  • Holi 2019: Google Doodle celebrates the festival of colours

    Holi 2019: Google Doodle celebrates the festival of colours

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    In the " Masaan Holi " celebrated in Varanasi (video above), revellers mix ashes retrieved from burning human corpses and the dry Holi colours called "gulaal" and smear it on one another other. "The beauty of nature makes this festival colourful". In a tweet, Mr Modi expressed hope that the festival of joy will deepen the colour of unity and harmony.
  • AOC Rips Into Fox News For Mocking Her 'Latina Thing.'

    AOC Rips Into Fox News For Mocking Her 'Latina Thing.'

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    Capitol Police. "Siri, show me the brand of "economic anxiety" that mocks Americans of color as unintelligent + unskilled, while *also* mocking those same Americans for speaking more languages than you", she tweeted . Lahren said that, unlike Ocasio-Cortez, President Trump promised to donate his salary to the government or organizations that help his fellow Americans.
  • President Trump is still attacking the late John McCain

    President Trump is still attacking the late John McCain

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    During a speech at a tank factory in OH on Wednesday, Trump lamented that no one had ever thanked him for approving McCain's state funeral arrangements. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney , the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee whom Trump briefly considered nominating as secretary of state, tweeted praise for McCain on Tuesday _ and criticism of Trump.
  • Backed Syrian fighters search tunnels in last IS pocket

    Backed Syrian fighters search tunnels in last IS pocket

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    Syria's war has killed more than 370,000 people and displaced millions since it began with the repression of anti-government protests in 2011. "That's the way it goes", he added. Less than two weeks ago, Islamic State militants, along with the women and children of their families, began surrendering in the hundreds to US -backed forces.
  • Explainer - What is the significance of the Golan Heights

    Explainer - What is the significance of the Golan Heights

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    Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Thursday emphasized the fundamental importance of states' territorial integrity under global law, criticizing U.S. It folded that job into the US embassy to Israel. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told reporters during a visit earlier this month to the Golan Heights that he would lobby the Trump administration to recognize the occupied region as belonging to Israel.
  • Pompeo says Trump is like biblical queen who saved Jews

    Pompeo says Trump is like biblical queen who saved Jews

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    In comments to reporters en route to the Middle East , Pompeo dismissed the suggestion that his meeting with Netanyahu could be seen as the United States intruding in the Israeli election in support of the prime minister. The source added that Trump's statement won't change "the fact that the Golan was and will remain Arab and Syrian". "Yesterday US President Trump's unfortunate statement about the Golan Heights brings the region to the edge of a new crisis", Erdogan told an emergency ...
  • PM statement on Brexit: 20 March 2019

    PM statement on Brexit: 20 March 2019

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    Prime Minister Theresa May asked for a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday to buy time to get her twice-rejected divorce deal though parliament, but the request faced immediate resistance from the European Commission. Some have suggested holding a second referendum. "Last week I received a message saying that my head should be chopped off", said Labour lawmaker Paula Sherriff, who represents an electoral district neighbouring one where Labour lawmaker Jo Cox was killed by a man ...