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US returns Bells of Balangiga to boost US-Philippine relations US returns Bells of Balangiga to boost US-Philippine relations
- December 11, 2018

Now, the revered bells will once again be heard in the country. The US forces razed the town which killed thousands of Filipinos, in what is known as Balangiga Massacre. Maybe because we human beings live by symbols such as our national flag and in this instance, these bells. Two of the bells were displayed in Cheyenne, Wyoming while the third was displayed at a US Army Base museum in Seoul, South Korea. (more...)
Michael Gove: Brexit vote in Commons ‘is going ahead’ Michael Gove: Brexit vote in Commons ‘is going ahead’
- December 11, 2018

This buys Mrs May six weeks in which to try and secure concessions from the European Union to make her deal more palatable to MPs. But after reports that she was repeatedly urged by ministers to reconsider to avoid a humiliated result, a Cabinet source revealed that she has changed tack and pulled the Commons vote. (more...)
May cancels MPs’ Christmas, Brexit vote will now happen ‘before Jan 21’
- December 11, 2018

While she didn't expect to win at the first attempt, there was hope that the defeat would be small enough to have another attempt. No new date has been given. A Cabinet source said there was an "air of resignation" among ministers about the Brexit deadlock. Conservative MP for Havant, Alan Mak, added: 'It's right that she re-engages with the European Union on the backstop, so deferring the vote to allow time for that is sensible'. (more...)
Man held by armed police at UK Parliament Man held by armed police at UK Parliament
- December 11, 2018

About a dozen officers surrounded the suspect as he was held against a fence inside the Carriage Gates on Tuesday. The Metropolitan Police said the man was arrested "on suspicion of trespassing at a protected site" at 11.55am. "It appears to be contained now". "Stop. Get down", police shouted, the Reuters photographer said. A man is detained by armed police inside the Parliamentary Estate after a security incident at the Houses of Parliament in central London on December 11, 2018. (more...)
Football Player Allegedly Murdered Pregnant Cheerleader, Left Body in Dumpster Football Player Allegedly Murdered Pregnant Cheerleader, Left Body in Dumpster
- December 11, 2018

Furthermore, Rouhselang' was found to be six-months-pregnant at the time of death. Trejo told authorities he was aware of Breana's pregnancy and that he was alleged to be the father, the affidavit said , but he said neither wanted to have the baby. (more...)
A Group of Mysterious 'Burglars' Broke into Princess Meng Wanzhou's Vancouver Home A Group of Mysterious 'Burglars' Broke into Princess Meng Wanzhou's Vancouver Home
- December 11, 2018

Lu, the Foreign Ministry spokesman, accused countries he didn't cite by name of hyping the "so-called" threat. "They need a trade deal". China's economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, talked by phone with U.S. Meng Wanzhou , Huawei Technologies Co. "I think there is a conspiracy behind this". In court documents released at the weekend, Ms Meng's lawyer said she should be granted bail because of her substantial ties to Vancouver, where she owns two multi-million dollar houses, and multiple ... (more...)
US Marines declared dead after aircraft collision near Japan US Marines declared dead after aircraft collision near Japan
- December 11, 2018

The warplanes crashed into the sea south of Japan's Shikoku island. A conclusion has not been reached on the details of the situation, according to the U.S. The accident was initially reported to have happened during a refueling operation, but the military said Tuesday this had not been confirmed and that the circumstances were still under investigation. (more...)
USA imposes sanctions on three North Korean officials
- December 11, 2018

The sanctioned officials are banned from the USA financial system. Pyongyang has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missiles and nuclear programs. The sanctions are meant to serve as a reminder of the death of Otto Warmbier, a United States citizen who died shortly after North Korea released him from detention, the release added. (more...)
Israeli army raids official Palestinian news agency amid West Bank manhunt Israeli army raids official Palestinian news agency amid West Bank manhunt
- December 11, 2018

Six people were hospitalised after the attack near the Ofra settlement north of Jerusalem, including a 30-year-old woman whose condition was serious, the army said in a statement. Israeli military forces carried out a series of raids in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday, bursting into stores and offices of the official Palestinian news agency in a manhunt for gunmen who shot seven Israelis outside a Jewish settlement. (more...)
Our girl Meghan has been shortlisted for TIME Person of the Year Our girl Meghan has been shortlisted for TIME Person of the Year
- December 11, 2018

She was the most prominent of multiple women who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Outspoken critic of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul in October, never to be seen again. (more...)
Supreme Court rejects bid to reinstate Louisiana law punishing Planned Parenthood Supreme Court rejects bid to reinstate Louisiana law punishing Planned Parenthood
- December 11, 2018

In response, PPGC sued in federal court, alleging that Louisiana had deprived three anonymous co-plaintiffs of their federal statutory right to "to choose to receive their medical care from any qualified and willing provider". The money is not used for abortions . However, federal law prohibits the use of Medicaid money for abortions . Lawmakers in Louisiana and Kansas had sought to defund the group. (more...)
May heads to Europe in bid to save Brexit deal under fire May heads to Europe in bid to save Brexit deal under fire
- December 11, 2018

However, Speaker John Bercow - who chairs debates in the House of Commons - called on the government to give MPs a vote on whether Tuesday's vote should be cancelled, saying it was the "right and obvious" thing to do given how angry some MPs were about the cancellation. (more...)
Yemen government and Houthis remain deadlocked over Hodeidah Yemen government and Houthis remain deadlocked over Hodeidah
- December 11, 2018

Martin Griffiths, the United Nations special envoy for Yemen , described Hodeidah as the centre of gravity for the war. Yemen's foreign minister on Saturday said that the government-controlled city of Aden will be home to the country's main airport, in the midst of talks to reopen the rebel-held worldwide airport in the capital Sanaa. (more...)
‘World must protect victims of wartime sexual violence’ ‘World must protect victims of wartime sexual violence’
- December 11, 2018

With her brunette locks styled in soft curls, the mother-of-two shone in the elegant gown which she paired with dangly earrings and a pink lip for the lavish event. "What if they were a commercial deal, an oil field or a shipment of weapons?" "The protection of the Yazidis and all vulnerable communities around the world is the responsibility of the global community", Murad told the ceremony in Oslo . (more...)
Armenia: Acting PM's bloc wins parliamentary elections Armenia: Acting PM's bloc wins parliamentary elections
- December 11, 2018

Canadian-British news agency Reuters reports that the official results from all polling stations in the morning of Monday, December 10, showed that My Step Alliance, which includes Pashinyan's Civil Contract Party, won 70.4 percent of the vote . (more...)
Body found in search for British tourist in New Zealand Body found in search for British tourist in New Zealand
- December 11, 2018

Millane, 22, went missing from a hostel in Auckland on 1 December and a body was found in the Waitakere Ranges on Sunday. The shovel is described as an Atlas Trade Hardwood Long Handle Round Mouth Shovel. "It is with great reluctance that I will only confirm the following, and say that Grace's body was intact when it was recovered". In a post on Ms Millane's Facebook account the 26-year-old man, who is from Auckland, called her "beautiful" and "very radiant" minutes before CCTV cameras ... (more...)
Teen Dies Following Drug Overdose At Sydney Dance Festival Teen Dies Following Drug Overdose At Sydney Dance Festival
- December 11, 2018

Two women, aged 19 and 25, and a man, were taken to Westmead Hospital after suspected overdoses, where they both remain in a critical but stable condition. Young people not getting drug message: NSW Police . "Unfortunately, we know that pill testing won't work because it'll give people a green light to taking substances, which in the end could still kill them", she said. (more...)
Tommy Robinson leads 'Brexit Betrayal' rally in London Tommy Robinson leads 'Brexit Betrayal' rally in London
- December 11, 2018

Farage, a close ally of President TrumpDonald John TrumpJoaquín Castro: Trump would be "in court right now" if he weren't the president or "privileged" Trump flubs speech location at criminal justice conference Comey reveals new details on Russian Federation probe during House testimony MORE's has been with the party since 1992 and helped lead the successful " Brexit " push for the U.K.to leave the European Union, but he has become critical of UKIP since he stepped down from leadership. (more...)
Arrested Huawei CFO offers to pay for surveillance as she seeks bail Arrested Huawei CFO offers to pay for surveillance as she seeks bail
- December 11, 2018

In urging the court to reject Meng Wanzhou's bail request, a prosecutor said Friday the Huawei executive had vast resources and a strong incentive to bolt: She's facing fraud charges in the United States that could put her in prison for 30 years. (more...)
Labour leader Corbyn tells May: Make way for Labour Labour leader Corbyn tells May: Make way for Labour
- December 11, 2018

The centuries-old gilded staff is the symbol of royal authority. Cries of "disgrace" can be heard in the background as Russell-Moyle picks up the mace . May also said the government will step up preparations for a no-deal scenario. And she said that MPs who were threatening to vote against the deal she secured with Brussels must ask themselves the fundamental question: "Does this House want to deliver Brexit?" Miss Sturgeon Tweeted just hours before Miss May announced her decision to ... (more...)
Qatar rift overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away Qatar rift overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away
- December 11, 2018

Bahrain's foreign minister criticised Qatar's emir on Sunday for not attending a Gulf Arab summit in Riyadh Saudi Arabia , an absence that suggests a rift between Doha and three Gulf Arab states is unlikely to be resolved soon. He also accused Iran of pursuing aggressive policies and interfering in the internal affairs of other countries. He stressed the importance of the GCC and the need to "defend, in collaboration with our partners, security and stability in the Gulf". (more...)
Ecstasy pill found in Sonic Drive-In kid's meal Ecstasy pill found in Sonic Drive-In kid's meal
- December 11, 2018

According to police, the parents brought the entire meal to the Taylor Police Station after discovering the pill. Sonic Drive-In manager Tanisha Dancer, 30, Jose Molina, 22, and Jonathan Roberson, 35, were arrested on Thursday after an 11-year-old found a little blue pill in a kids meal purchased from a restaurant in Taylor in the USA state of Texas. (more...)
Vote Counting of 2018 Madhya Pradesh State Elections Vote Counting of 2018 Madhya Pradesh State Elections
- December 11, 2018

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has already declared that Vasundhara Raje will become the chief minister again if the party wins the Assembly elections, the Congress has said that the name for the top post will be declared once the results are out. (more...)
Video shows NYPD officers trying to take toddler from mother’s arms Video shows NYPD officers trying to take toddler from mother’s arms
- December 11, 2018

Police Advocate Tish James has called the incident "appalling and contemptible" according to Fox 8, and said "no mother should have to experience the trauma and humiliation" the video shows. The community and local officials are calling for the charges against a NY mother to be dropped after police tore her baby from her arms and arrested her for simply sitting on the floor. (more...)
Prosecutors Expose Trump Hush Money Payments, Russian Contacts Prosecutors Expose Trump Hush Money Payments, Russian Contacts
- December 11, 2018

The Manhattan prosecutors said Friday that Trump directed Cohen to make the payments to the women, adopting statements by Cohen in his August guilty plea. And it says Cohen is prepared to continue his cooperation. Mueller also said in the filing that Cohen had provided " relevant and useful information concerning his contacts with persons connected to the White House" in 2017 and 2018. (more...)

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