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Global This poor Brexit deal is bad for business, which means I'm out
Author: 0 This poor Brexit deal is bad for business, which means I'm out

After a tumultuous week, Theresa May said the proposed withdrawal accord would only be signed off if the future relationship deal was satisfactory. Theresa May plans to confront the five ministers who are planning try and push her to fight for a better deal and add a clear way for the United Kingdom to leave a customs union with the European Union (EU), the Telegraph reports .

Global Israel heads for early elections after turbulent week
Author: 0 Israel heads for early elections after turbulent week

The Gaza ceasefire, which ended the worst flare-up between Israel and the territory's rulers Hamas since a 2014 war, faced its first major test later on Friday as Palestinian demonstrators were expected to gather along the border for mass protests that have triggered deadly violence in previous weeks.

Global Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits

President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation in a California town, as more than 1 ,000 people remain listed as missing in the worst-ever wildfire to hit the USA state. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Saturday that deputies have located hundreds of people, but almost 1,300 people remain unaccounted for. Deputies have located hundreds of people to date, but the overall number keeps growing because they are adding more names, including those from the chaotic ...

Global Fox News Stands With CNN in White House Press Lawsuit
Author: 0 Fox News Stands With CNN in White House Press Lawsuit

Judge Timothy Kelly heard arguments on Wednesday from lawyers for CNN and the Justice Department. Judge Kelly did not tip his hand during the arguments. Acosta be given immediate access to the White House complex . The judge pursued the matter further, asking how he should consider the unprecedented nature of the decision.

Global Federal prosecutors accidentally disclose that WikiLeaks' Assange has already been secretly indicted
Author: 0 Federal prosecutors accidentally disclose that WikiLeaks' Assange has already been secretly indicted

She is reportedly also assigned to the Assange case. Within the report, while arguing for the specific details of the ongoing case to remain sealed, the complaint made mention of "Assange". Assange, who had leaked tons of classified documents in 2010, has been living in hiding in Ecuador. A source familiar with the matter said the document was initially sealed but unsealed this week for reasons that are unclear at the moment.

Global Trump ordered to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access
Author: 0 Trump ordered to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access

U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly, who was appointed by President Donald Trump previous year, said CNN's attorneys were likely to prevail in their argument that the White House had violated Acosta's and the network's First and Fifth Amendment rights.

Global Rep. Kevin McCarthy says GOP has
Author: 0 Rep. Kevin McCarthy says GOP has " a lot of room to grow"

In talking to reporters, it appeared he was deciding between the judiciary and finance committees, and meant to announce his decision "within a few days". Republicans also elected Rep. Steve Scalise (La.) to maintain his position as the GOP whip, the No. 2 leadership role in the minority party. Both were selected by acclamation.

Global California Camp Fire death jumps to 63, missing 631
Author: 0 California Camp Fire death jumps to 63, missing 631

Sirens sounded in the Israeli city of Ashkelon on Tuesday, warning of incoming rockets. Fifty-six of the deaths and all of those unaccounted for are from the Butte County town of Paradise in northern California, which was decimated by the so-called "Camp Fire" that erupted a week ago.

Global UAE supports 'early convening' of UN Yemen talks
Author: 0 UAE supports 'early convening' of UN Yemen talks

The Hodeida port, the entry point for some 80 percent of food imports and aid into Yemen , has been under blockade by the Saudi-led coalition since previous year. They said they would resume operations if they came under attack. The Hodeida offensive has sparked worldwide outcry unprecedented in almost four years of conflict between the Houthis and the Saudi-backed government.

Global Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing
Author: 0 Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Prosecutors said the highest-level official incriminated in connection with the killing is former deputy intelligence chief Ahmed al-Assiri, who was sacked as pressure from Turkey and the world mounted on Saudi Arabia. But the Saudis' story shifted several times, particularly after Turkish officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Khashoggi had been "brutally murdered" in an operation that involved a team of more than a dozen Saudis who had traveled to Istanbul just before ...

Global Trump, Pence miss Veterans Day observance at Arlington Cemetery
Author: 0 Trump, Pence miss Veterans Day observance at Arlington Cemetery

Inclement weather stopped President Trump's helicopter getting him to a WWI memorial in Paris on Saturday, the White House said . Trump spent the majority of Saturday at the U.S. However, bad weather grounded the president's helicopter and the official told Fox News there was no backup plan to travel by vehicle. The president was scheduled to pay tribute at a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, about 85 km (50 miles) east of Paris , with his wife Melania.

Global United Kingdom says Brexit deal 'almost within touching distance'
Author: 0 United Kingdom says Brexit deal 'almost within touching distance'

With the talks heading down to the wire TRT World charts the course the talks could take. Reports suggested the campaign would compare the content of any deal secured by Mrs May with the prospect of a chaotic no-deal withdrawal, rather than comparing it to the UK's current situation as an European Union member.

Global Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona U.S. Senate seat
Author: 0 Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona U.S. Senate seat

On Election Day, Sinema swung by Arizona State University's downtown Phoenix campus to hand out doughnuts and gleefully posed for photos. Their Senate race was one of the most-watched in the country. Also finally winning Monday is Democrat Kathy Hoffman in her race for superintendent of public instruction. She had made a point of not running against President Donald Trump, or even criticising his hardline immigration stance.

Global Destruction in Khan Younis after Israeli operation
Author: 0 Destruction in Khan Younis after Israeli operation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who has been in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI along with other world leaders, cut his visit short to head back home. Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the operation was "not meant to kill or abduct terrorists but to strengthen Israeli security".

Global 3 car bombs explode in front of hotel in Somalia's capital
Author: 0 3 car bombs explode in front of hotel in Somalia's capital

But Bashir Hassan Farah, another ambulance medic, later said he saw 20 dead bodies, a lot of them civilians. Mohamed Osman Abas, director of Darul Shifa hospital, said 26 critically wounded people were being treated at that facility from the three vehicle bomb explosions and gunfire that rocked the city Friday.

Global Contradicting himself, Trump denies knowing acting A.G. Matt Whitaker
Author: 0 Contradicting himself, Trump denies knowing acting A.G. Matt Whitaker

Trump has not said whom he will nominate to permanently replace Sessions. The Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution states that some senior government officials, known as "principal officers", must be confirmed by the Senate. "He was always extremely highly thought of, and he still is". He also called Whitaker "a very highly respected man". The White House doesn't release lists of visitors.

Global Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general
Author: 0 Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general

Whitaker has been a vocal critic of the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , so it stands to reason that Whitaker might influence the Mueller's investigation in a manner that that would be politically beneficial to the White House .

Global Trump condemned for cancelling France cemetery visit due to weather
Author: 0 Trump condemned for cancelling France cemetery visit due to weather

The president of France , Emmanuel Macron , recently sat down with CNN's Fareed Zakaria for an interview that aired this Saturday. French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting some 70 world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the armistice that brought an end to World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

Global Woman charged over Australia strawberry needle scare
Author: 0 Woman charged over Australia strawberry needle scare

On Monday, police said they had charged the woman, identified as My Ut Trinh in court lists, with seven cases of contamination, the first charges laid in the case. September 9 - Brisbane man rushed to hospital after eating punnet of strawberries containing needle. Authorities in all six of the country's states were investigating the tampering that has led to needles or pins being found in strawberries, apples and bananas.

Global Donald Trump threatens to cut funding for those fighting California wildfires
Author: 0 Donald Trump threatens to cut funding for those fighting California wildfires

Two arrests were also made for looting in Ventura County . Maclean said no details were immediately available about the circumstances of the deaths and that the bodies' badly burned condition would make identification hard. He said rising temperatures and longer spells of dry weather were behind an increase in not only the number of wildfires but their ferocity as well. A group of Cal Fire firefighters monitor ambers from a toppled wall while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise on Friday.

Global Is democracy in Sri Lanka in danger?
Author: 0 Is democracy in Sri Lanka in danger?

Speaking to The Wire , Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kuamar Dissanayake said the announcement of a snap poll is unacceptable primarily because it violates the 19th Amendment to the constitution and second, if the desired result is not achieved, there is the threat of the president taking further undemocratic steps, causing extensive political instability.

Global Former Kenyan Refugee, Ilhan Omar Wins in US Elections in Minnesota
Author: 0 Former Kenyan Refugee, Ilhan Omar Wins in US Elections in Minnesota

Ilhan Omar , a Somali-American Democrat who ran for the House in Minnesota, will join Tlaib in Congress. "But really I am not going from a first to another first", Omar said in an interview with The Associated Press . Sending her best wishes to Tlaib on the shared historic achievement, Omar wrote on Twitter: "Congratulations to my sister @ RashidaTlaib on your victory!" Because Democrats will have more money, staff, and political leverage over congressional committees, increased ...

Global Fly Jamaica Airways Plane En Route To Toronto Crash Lands In Guyana
Author: 0 Fly Jamaica Airways Plane En Route To Toronto Crash Lands In Guyana

All Canadian passengers aboard a Toronto-bound flight with a mechanical problem escaped injury when their plane skidded off the runway at Guyana's main worldwide airport, federal officials said Friday. Boeing said it was looking into the incident. According to reports, six passengers were injured when a Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 was forced to make an emergency landing at Guyana's Cheddi Jagan Airport.

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