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UK Prime Minister Says No, Again, To Second Brexit Vote UK Prime Minister Says No, Again, To Second Brexit Vote
- September 03, 2018

After an initially skeptical reaction, the European Union is formulating its response to the Chequers plan, which is created to protect cross-border trade. While he has previously expressed criticism about Mrs May's Chequers plan, sources close to Mr Barnier told the BBC he has not been this explicit before. (more...)
Trump administration withholds 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh records Trump administration withholds 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh records
- September 03, 2018

Bush's attorney said the former President told his team to err "on the side of transparency and disclosure, and we believe we have done so". But the current administration is also able to review the records and the Trump White House "has directed that we not provide these documents", the letter said. (more...)
Australian Instagram influencer Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire’s yacht in Greece
- September 03, 2018

Authorities contacted by The Times said initial evidence pointed to the possibility of suicide after a crew member found Ms McNamara hanging on the rear deck of the yacht, which is owned by the Mexican entrepreneur Alberto Bailleres . McNamara. It is unclear what type of work Ms McNamara was doing on the yacht. Sinead's last post was from four days ago, posting a photo from Komitata, Kefalonia in Greece, where she was "jet skiing around the most lovely turquoise water in the med". (more...)
Racist calls mock Florida's black Democratic candidate Racist calls mock Florida's black Democratic candidate
- September 02, 2018

Chuck Todd, host of "Meet the Press", asked Gillum about reports of an ongoing FBI investigation of corruption in Tallahassee, where Gillum is the mayor. While DeSantis' reps have vehemently denied that the comment was racial, it then also came out that DeSantis is the moderator of a racist facebook group, which undercut his claims. (more...)
May stands firm on her Brexit plan, but scepticism persists May stands firm on her Brexit plan, but scepticism persists
- September 02, 2018

Dubbed the Chequers plan after the country retreat where it was agreed by her cabinet, the proposal met immediate opposition from her own ruling Conservatives, who think it keeps Britain too closely aligned to the bloc. Baker branded the entire department a "Potemkin structure", revealing that the concession-laden Chequers blueprint which the Prime Minister sprung on her Cabinet was put together behind DExEU's back while Davis's team had been working on a more robust set of proposals . (more...)
Woman attacks D.C. bus in road rage incident Woman attacks D.C. bus in road rage incident
- September 02, 2018

Editor's note: The video below contains graphic language . When the Greyhound bus driver told her, "You're a insane driver, you need to get off the road", the woman pulled a baseball bat from her auto trunk and began hitting the bus. She's been charged with assault with a unsafe weapon. All passengers got to their final destination after the delay, WUSA9 reported. She can be heard in the video yelling, "Get him off my auto!" The video has since been shared hundreds of thousands of times ... (more...)
Philippine leader Duterte eyes arms trade on visit to Israel Philippine leader Duterte eyes arms trade on visit to Israel
- September 02, 2018

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte reviews an honour guard at the Manila International Airport in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines on Sunday. Some 10 million Filipinos work overseas and send home money that is a lifeline to the economy. Manila is keen to ink agreements that protect conditions and pay for the workers, who are seen as national heroes at home. (more...)
Isis recruit jailed for 30 years over plot to kill prime minister Isis recruit jailed for 30 years over plot to kill prime minister
- September 02, 2018

Judge Charles Haddon-Cave called Rahman, originally from Birmingham in central England, a "very risky individual" as he handed down the life sentence with a minimum 30-year term at England's Old Bailey central criminal court in London . Rahman's uncle - who had travelled to Syria and was killed in a drone attack last June - reportedly was the one who encouraged him to take action against May. (more...)
Ukraine separatists mourn Donetsk leader Zakharchenko Ukraine separatists mourn Donetsk leader Zakharchenko
- September 02, 2018

There were some reports saying that people were bused to Donetsk and forced to attend the event. According to the Donetsk news agency, around 200,000 people are participating in the funeral march. "I expect that the organisers and executors of this crime will get the deserved punishment", he said in a telegram of condolences released by the Kremlin. (more...)
The President Announces MASSIVE RALLY for Ted Cruz — TRUMP TO TEXAS The President Announces MASSIVE RALLY for Ted Cruz — TRUMP TO TEXAS
- September 02, 2018

This week the Houston Chronicle obtained official documents from 1998, which include a witness account of O'Rourke's attempt to drive away from the area. "As I've publicly discussed over the last 20 years, I made a serious mistake for which there is no excuse". O'Rourke had just turned 26. However, Mr. (more...)
Wherever there are attractive women, there’ll be plenty rape cases -President Duterte Wherever there are attractive women, there’ll be plenty rape cases -President Duterte
- September 02, 2018

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Saturday rebuked President Rodrigo Duterte, saying that the beauty of women should never be used as a reason to commit rape, even as a joke . In yet another comment about sexual assault in 2017, he reportedly said that he doesn't like it when kids are raped but, "you can mess with, maybe Miss Universe", he said. (more...)
Man seriously injured after being bitten by SHARK off Cork coast Man seriously injured after being bitten by SHARK off Cork coast
- September 02, 2018

Shark bites are actually extremely rare - with only 36 fatal attacks occurring in America since 1837. Earlier this year, a top shark tracking expert said more large species - including hammerheads, blacktips and great whites - could be heading to United Kingdom waters because of global warming. (more...)
Labour MPs 'plotting vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn' Labour MPs 'plotting vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn'
- September 02, 2018

He appears on a number of occasions with Jackie Walker, the Momentum activist who remains suspended from Labour over allegations of antisemitism. "I really am saddened and I'm disappointed". Gordon Brown , the most recent Labour Party leader to serve as prime minister, added his voice to the chorus of party figures calling for Labour to endorse an internationally agreed-upon definition of anti-Semitism rather than the more limited one now in place. (more...)
Hygiene tests at Egypt hotel after tourists' deaths Hygiene tests at Egypt hotel after tourists' deaths
- September 02, 2018

Nick Harris, a travel lawyer who is representing several guests, said the pair were part of a family of four, who do not want to be identified, who had all fallen ill on holiday. Mr Sadeq has previously said an inspection of the Coopers' hotel bedroom found no harmful gas emissions or leaks. Ms Al-Mashat added: "It is crucial for everyone involved in the tragic passing away of John and Susan, none more so than the grieving Cooper family, that we get to the bottom of the matter and determine ... (more...)
Prime Minister Theresa May dancing through her Africa tour - CBBC Newsround Prime Minister Theresa May dancing through her Africa tour - CBBC Newsround
- September 02, 2018

She joins the ranks of leaders who have been bold enough to bust a move, only to be swiftly mocked. She was on a brief interaction with the young scouts and started dancing to the music of trumpets and the band playing. The first UK-Africa FinTech partnership will use the UK's unique expertise to support African entrepreneurs; improve access to financial services for consumers; and encourage new investment, via the Department for International Trade's existing FinTech Board. (more...)
Macron suggested the European Union to upgrade relations with Russia Macron suggested the European Union to upgrade relations with Russia
- September 02, 2018

The French leader insisted that this was not a move to undermine the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation agreement, which "remains an important and strategic alliance". European Union relations with Turkey have also been fraught, notably since it accused Ankara of staging a broad, collective and disproportionate crackdown after a failed 2016 coup attempt. (more...)
Germany: Far-right protest in Chemnitz over Daniel Hillig stabbing
- September 02, 2018

Saturday's protests drew about 4,500 far-right supporters from various movements including the far-right anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and the anti-Islam PEGIDA movement, according to police estimates. Sky did also air interviews with Chemnitz residents who stressed they were not racist, only afraid of the increasing danger and criminality - and conceded that the efforts of what they call the "lying press" to push "the Nazi label" on all of them was breeding resentment. (more...)
13 injured, 2 missing after boats collide on Colorado River 13 injured, 2 missing after boats collide on Colorado River
- September 02, 2018

The crash took place at Pirate Cove Marina, pictured above, at 8pm. Officials said the two people missing were "presumed submerged". Eric Sherwin, spokesman for the San Bernardino County Fire District, says the vessels collided head-on Saturday evening. (more...)
Japan’s military seeks record spending to reinforce North Korea missile defenses Japan’s military seeks record spending to reinforce North Korea missile defenses
- September 02, 2018

The record-high ¥5.3 trillion (US$47.84 billion ) request for fiscal year 2019, approved yesterday by the ministry, is an increase of 2.1 percent from last year. The defence ministry's latest budget request comes ahead of a possible meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump in September, when the Japanese leader is expected to attend the United Nations in NY. (more...)
Al Shabaab car bomb kills at least six in Mogadishu Al Shabaab car bomb kills at least six in Mogadishu
- September 02, 2018

The attacker "literally failed to achieve their goal of inflicting maximum casualties", police captain Hussein said, accusing the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab of carrying out the attack. "We shall let the media know about the final casualty levels, but this is what we have so far identified", Mr Hassan said, adding that 14 other people were wounded in the incident. (more...)
Syria denies foreign attack on airbase west of Damascus
- September 02, 2018

Syrian troops are supported militarily by their Russian and Iranian allies, the Tehran-backed Lebanese Hezbollah terror group, as well as Iraqi, Iranian and Afghan militiamen. The reported strike came as senior USA officials from the State Department were in Israel to discuss Syria with Jerusalem officials. Israeli missiles have reportedly hit the airfield in 2016 and January 2017. (more...)
ED to meet Jinping in Beijing ED to meet Jinping in Beijing
- September 02, 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said here Thursday that China-Africa cooperation is fundamental for Africa's success. As part of bolstering its soft power capacity, China has prioritised people-to-people diplomacy, providing scholarships and opening more than 80 Confucius Institutes in 41 African countries. (more...)
'Gold' becomes first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia 'Gold' becomes first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia
- September 02, 2018

Ritesh Sidhwani, Excel Entertainment, said in a statement to IANS: "We are extremely delighted with the audience feedback the film has enjoyed thus far". Akshay is now working on Karan Johar's Kesari and he will also be seen in Good news with Kareena Kapoor Khan under the same banner of Dharma Productions. (more...)
Lula: Brazil's jailed ex-leader barred from presidential race by electoral court Lula: Brazil's jailed ex-leader barred from presidential race by electoral court
- September 02, 2018

The widely expected decision removes a cloud hanging over Brazil's most uncertain election in decades - though Lula's lawyers have said they would appeal an adverse decision to the Supreme Court. Lula was found guilty in July 2017 and then lost a first appeal in January. But whether Lula can transfer his popularity to a replacement remains to be seen. (more...)
Double-Murder Charges After Mom's Jarring Internet Search Double-Murder Charges After Mom's Jarring Internet Search
- September 02, 2018

How to: Commit the Perfect Murder. "16 steps to kill someone and not get caught". Both babies were otherwise healthy, but had stopped breathing when LaFountain called for help on November 20. According to police, Lafountain called emergency responders just before 6:30 p.m.to say her child was not breathing. At a news conference, Fairbanks Police Chief Eric Jewkes called the cases an "unimaginable tragedy", but did not discuss a possible motive. (more...)

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