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European Union foreign ministers hope British parliament approves Brexit deal European Union foreign ministers hope British parliament approves Brexit deal
- December 13, 2018

Theresa May's Brexit deal looks set to be put to the vote on Tuesday, the culmination of a heated five-day debate in Westminster. But the prime minister's spokeswoman said earlier on Monday that the vote would go ahead as planned and described a conference call with ministers due at 1130 GMT as routine. (more...)
Australia calls for 'immediate return' of Bahrain footballer Australia calls for 'immediate return' of Bahrain footballer
- December 13, 2018

A court will rule next week on the request by Bahrain to extradite AlAraibi, who has been held in detention , where he has largely been kept in the dark on the court procedures regarding his fate. 29, 2018, image from video, Hakeem Ali Mohamed Ali AlAraib speaks at Bangkok International Airport. "It's up to the court's consideration", he said, adding that Al-Araibi would be brought before a court next Tuesday. (more...)
Trump Writes Trump Writes "Smocking Gun" In Tweet, Twitter Roasts Him Ferociously
- December 13, 2018

President Donald Trump has defended the hush money payments made by his former lawyer to two women during his 2016 campaign as "a simple private transaction". Merriam-Webster said that "smocking" was in its top 1 percent of searches. Perhaps not surprisingly, all the Twitter references to "smocking" and "smocks" sent people searching the internet to find out more about the garments. (more...)
Facebook HQ Evacuated Over Alleged Bomb Threat; No Casualties Facebook HQ Evacuated Over Alleged Bomb Threat; No Casualties
- December 13, 2018

Facebook's spokesman has confirmed it is looking into the bomb threat at its headquarters. Shortly before 8pm police issued an advisory that the building was clear and secure. "This is what we do for any bomb threat". Everyone was safe, Facebook and police said. "We are working closely with local authorities to investigate this threat and further monitor the situation", Facebook spokeswoman Genevieve Grdina said in a statement. (more...)
Dutch PM calls Strasbourg shooting Dutch PM calls Strasbourg shooting "horrible"; at least 3 killed, 12 hurt
- December 13, 2018

Some unconfirmed reports said three people had died. The market was closed Wednesday and festivities cancelled in a sign of mourning, Mayor Roland Ries said. "They moved us several times, eventually settling on the place with the most protection". Created in 1570, the Strasbourg Christmas Market is one of France's most popular events during this time of year. (more...)
National Enquirer publisher dodges charges for suppressing story to help Trump National Enquirer publisher dodges charges for suppressing story to help Trump
- December 13, 2018

The deal signals that NY investigators are digging further into potential campaign finance violations and who in Trump's team was involved, adding pressure to the president and his circle. The agreement, which was previously reached but has not been reported until today, explains that Michael Cohen and "another campaign official" met with AMI Chairman David Pecker to arrange the cover-up back in August of 2015. (more...)
9-year-old kills self after racist taunts from class: family 9-year-old kills self after racist taunts from class: family
- December 12, 2018

Her mother, Jasmine Adams , said the 9 year old faced bullying a number of times over her race. The girl's aunt, Eddwina Harris , told Tuscaloosa News that part of the bullying was over her friendship with a white boy that she rode to school with. (more...)
Google's 'Year in Search 2018' reveals the top Canadian search trends Google's 'Year in Search 2018' reveals the top Canadian search trends
- December 12, 2018

Akshay Kumar and Rajnikanth's 2.0 also came up on top of the overall search list queries. To compile the lists, Google analyzed trillions of searches using algorithms to filter out repeat queries and to compare percentage increases in searches for specific terms over the course of the year. (more...)
U.S. senate to consider resolution condemning Saudi crown prince U.S. senate to consider resolution condemning Saudi crown prince
- December 12, 2018

A small group of Republican and Democratic House members was briefed Wednesday by CIA Director Gina Haspel , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis on US military assistance to the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen's bloody civil war , as well as the brutal assassination of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . (more...)
Yemen: US to continue support for Saudi-led coalition Yemen: US to continue support for Saudi-led coalition
- December 12, 2018

The Trump administration is under pressure bu the USA senate to stop supporting the Saudi war effort. "Obviously there are pressures in our system.to either withdraw from the conflict or discontinue our support of the coalition, which we are strongly opposed to on the administration side", Mr Lenderking told the UAE Security Forum 2018 in Abu Dhabi. (more...)
Senior Welsh Labour MPs call for no confidence vote Senior Welsh Labour MPs call for no confidence vote
- December 12, 2018

Making a direct appeal to her leader, Dame Margaret said: "Jeremy, we are asking that in the days ahead you think very hard about adding your signature to those of the other leaders here today". "This Government is a farce, the Tory Party is in chaos, the Prime Minister is a disgrace with her actions", he said. The leadership has unquestionably resisted calls to support a fresh referendum, which Remainers hope would deliver a different result to that of 2016 (although this is light years ... (more...)
Columbia student who went on racist tirade: I'm not racist Columbia student who went on racist tirade: I'm not racist
- December 12, 2018

White people are the best thing that ever happened to the world. " Europeans built the modern world ". One student who first shared the video on Twitter responded to Columbia's comment by writing online that, "Actually, by teaching a Eurocentric core curriculum in which students study the modern world through the lens of exclusively western societies, you are perpetuating the white supremacy that occurred on campus". (more...)
Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria
- December 12, 2018

Erdogan's statement, given at a defense industry meeting, follows US moves to set up observation posts in northern Syria, despite Turkey's objections. Criticizing Washington for supporting the YPG, Erdo─čan said the USA strengthened its ties with the terrorist organization instead of severing it. Ankara, one of Washington's key allies in the region, has repeatedly questioned the United States deployment of heavy weapons in Syria despite the defeat of Daesh in much of the Arab country. (more...)
Brexit deal: May admits she would have lost vote by large margin Brexit deal: May admits she would have lost vote by large margin
- December 12, 2018

She told the Times on Saturday that none of the possible alternatives is better than the current Brexit deal. "I and my colleagues will fully support the leader of the opposition if he now proceeds to a no confidence vote as duty surely calls". (more...)
May presses on with Brexit vote as lawmakers demand better deal May presses on with Brexit vote as lawmakers demand better deal
- December 12, 2018

In foreign exchange hubs like New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo, traders will watch for signs of May's deal being voted through - seen as indicating an orderly Brexit and therefore positive for sterling - or rejected, signalling more uncertainty. (more...)
'Total Victory': Judge Orders Stormy Daniels To Pay Trump's $293,000 Legal Tab 'Total Victory': Judge Orders Stormy Daniels To Pay Trump's $293,000 Legal Tab
- December 12, 2018

Harder, the president's legal counsel, said in a Tuesday statement. " Charles Harder and Trump deserve each other because they are both dishonest", Avenatti wrote in another tweet . Trump has denied the sexual encounter ever took place. Despite the deal to stay quiet, Daniels spoke out publicly and alleged that five years after the affair she was threatened to keep quiet by a man she did not recognize in a Las Vegas parking lot. (more...)
Mass killer trial: Russian ex-policeman convicted over 56 murders Mass killer trial: Russian ex-policeman convicted over 56 murders
- December 12, 2018

At least 10 were also raped. Popkov told journalists a year ago that he viewed himself as a "cleaner" who was purging his city of prostitutes. His victims were all women between the ages of 16 and 40 apart from one male, a policeman, the BBC reported . (more...)
Trump's criminal justice reform bill WILL get a Senate vote before Christmas Trump's criminal justice reform bill WILL get a Senate vote before Christmas
- December 12, 2018

Some Republican lawmakers said changes to the legislation in recent days makes it more acceptable to them. "Go for it Mitch!", the president said in a tweet . The legislation has been a priority for Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who has worked behind the scenes with supportive Republican senators over the last two years and pushed Trump to support it. (more...)
Anti-Semitic Terrorist Nabbed by Federal Bureau of Investigation in Ohio Anti-Semitic Terrorist Nabbed by Federal Bureau of Investigation in Ohio
- December 12, 2018

Two people have been arrested in OH for plotting separate terror attacks that were allegedly inspired in part by Dylann Roof , Columbine and the recent mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue . Joseph stated he had conducted research to determine when the Jewish sabbath was so that more people would be present . Fortunato said Joseph entered authorities' radar in May thanks to his behavior on social media. (more...)
Family release emotional statement after Grace Millane death Family release emotional statement after Grace Millane death
- December 12, 2018

The body of Ms Millane was formally identified on Wednesday after she went missing from a hostel in Auckland, New Zealand, on December 1. The victim's father, David Millane, who travelled to New Zealand last week after his daughter vanished, said in a statement that although Grace was in the country only a few weeks, in some small way "she will forever be a kiwi". (more...)
Theresa May faces no confidence vote Theresa May faces no confidence vote
- December 12, 2018

Prime minister Theresa May making a statement outside 10 Downing Street, London, after the 1922 Committee announced that enough Conservative MPs have requested a vote of confidence in Mrs May to trigger a leadership contest. The final pair then go to a postal ballot of all party members, with the position of leader - and prime minister - going to the victor. If that happens, MPs have said that Article 50 may have to be suspended. (more...)
California Nuns Embezzled $500000 From Catholic School California Nuns Embezzled $500000 From Catholic School
- December 12, 2018

The nuns then allegedly told parents that the school was operating on a tight budget, said parents and officials. But who amongst us has not embezzled $500,000 from a school in order to finance a years-long gambling habit? It also stresses that while $500,000 in funds are thought to have been spent in this manner, it may only be the tip of the iceberg. (more...)
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey mocked for 'tone deaf' Burma comments Twitter chief Jack Dorsey mocked for 'tone deaf' Burma comments
- December 12, 2018

One Twitter user compared Dorsey to Gavin Belson, the villainous businessman from the show Silicon Valley who literally goes on a trip to meditate in Asia only to return to his normal capitalistic ways when he returns to Silicon Valley . (more...)
After video stokes outrage, charges dropped against NYC mom After video stokes outrage, charges dropped against NYC mom
- December 12, 2018

Jazmine Headley , 23, faced charges of resisting arrest and acting in a manner injurious to a child following the incident in Brooklyn. "Continuing to pursue this case will not serve any goal and I therefore moved today to dismiss it immediately in the interest of justice", Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said in a statement . (more...)
US, Russia trade barbs over bomber deployment to Venezuela US, Russia trade barbs over bomber deployment to Venezuela
- December 12, 2018

Russia sent the planes after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro held talks in Moscow last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has expressed support for the socialist government. Russian Federation has used them in the past to flex its military muscles under the nose of the United States, delighting Venezuelan officials who have cast such flights as evidence it is able to defend itself, with allies' help, from any attack. (more...)

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