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Brexit feud between May and Johnson


Yet, Downing Street's put-down of Mr Johnson saw Mrs May accused of running scared of the leading Brexiteer. The "scandal" around the border problem was "not that we have failed, but that we have not even tried", he added. Chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier criticised the proposal in a German newspaper on Sunday as trying to secure advantages of EU membership without taking on its responsibilities. Read More »

'Good job Jeff': Trump blames Sessions as GOP lawmakers charged before midterms


Calling the agency the " Jeff Sessions Justice Department" is the president's ultimate insult, Trump advisers say. Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time. "Same thing with Lyin" James Comey . A spokeswoman for Mr Sessions declined to comment, and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Read More »

Texas Woman Leads Police On 100 MPH Chase With Baby In SUV


She then tried to carjack a driver - while carrying her child. A just-released video of the June 15 pursuit shows where Rodriguez allegedly reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour while her baby was strapped in the back seat. DPS says Rodriguez was charged with child endangerment, evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance. But officers pulled up just as she was trying to hijack the vehicle and pulled her out and forced her to the ground. Read More »

Jet-setting Instagram model dies on billionaire's yacht


Cause of death is still being investigated. The details surrounding her death are not clear. According to News AU , Sinead had been working on a super-yacht called "the Mayan Queen IV " for the past four months. "Happy birthday to the most unbelievable big sister I could ever ask for, 5 days till I get to see you! We expect the autopsy to verify this in the coming days ". Read More »

Philippines president eyes arms deals on Israel trip


President Rodrigo Duterte rekindles the eternal flame at a ceremony commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust, in the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem on September 3, 2018. Read More »

Lesbian women beaten in public after making love inside a auto


The women have also been fined RM3,300 (£630) each, with a four-month prison term if they fail to pay. The public caning took place in the conservative state of Terengganu in the northeast of the country on Monday. "As long as draconian legislation which criminalises Malaysians based on their sexual orientation and gender identity remains on the books, LGBTI people will continue to be at risk of this type of punishment", she continued. Read More »

Colorado River boat crash leaves 4 missing, officials say


Six other people were rushed to local hospitals with less serious injuries and another six sustained minor injuries. One person was airlifted to the University Medical Centre of Southern Nevada with life-threatening injuries. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter it is assisting. "It is being treated as a recovery operation". None of the boaters were wearing life vests when the collision occurred, said Anita Mortensen, a spokeswoman for the Mohave County Sheriff's ... Read More »

Two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years in Myanmar


Reuters president and editor-in-chief Stephen J. Adler said in a statement: "These two admirable reporters have already spent almost nine months in prison on false charges created to silence their reporting and intimidate the press". Wa Lone's wife and daughter, born last month, were not present in the court. Judge Ye Lwin told the court in Yangon the pair had "intended to harm the interests of the state". Read More »

Coast Guard: Family was 'Well-Prepared' Before Kayak Capsized in Apostle Islands


When the kayak had capsized, Fryman and the children had swam toward Michigan Island, while she returned to the kayak to retrieve the emergency bag and the light to draw attention to them in the dark. Minutes later, a flashing light on the dark water led him to Mews-Fryman, who by that time, was hypothermic. By late Thursday, they found the husband, a son and a daughter, all deceased, Haraf said. Read More »

Trump blasts union leader on Labor Day


While final details of the agreement have yet to be laid out, what has been seen so far indicates that automakers could soon be dealing with more complex trading rules that will add costs to manufacturing and ultimately hurt consumers, he added. Read More »

Thousands fearless Phoenix heat to pay respects to late Sen. John McCain


The White House issued a proclamation and lowered its flag back to half-staff on Monday afternoon after facing criticism for not properly honoring the late Arizona Sen. "No one is more worthy of the word "hero" than John McCain ", Utah Sen. While the president's statement sought to defuse the controversy, an upcoming celebration of Mr McCain's life is likely to bring new awkwardness. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for boys, father after Phoenix killings


Coronado might be armed and unsafe, according to warnings from police. Sgt. Armando Carbajal indicated that so far there isn't a firm location on Coronado's whereabouts, but its possible he may have fled to Mexico with the children. Jonathan Nunez-Coronado, 5, and Victor Nunez-Coronado, 8, are pictured in this undated photo released on September 1, 2018. It's not known from which state in Mexico the license plate was issued. Read More »

Trump says "no political necessity" to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal

Canadian views are mixed on how widely needed the panels are. A Business Insider report from April said us sanctions on Russian Federation hit it "where it hurts". It's been an intense week of haggling for Mexico, the United States and Canada over the 24-year-old North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Read More »

Buhari Travels With Aisha, Daughter To China


Africa includes some of China's largest suppliers of oil and other commodities and the tiny East African nation of Djibouti hosts its first overseas military base. Data shows that China-Africa trade amounted to $170 billion in 2017, a 14.1 per cent increase upon the 2016 figures. The documents are expected to build on the outcomes of the Johannesburg summit, during which Xi announced 10 major cooperation plans to promote industrialization and agricultural modernization in Africa. Read More »

Libya announces state of emergency in Tripoli

Around 400 prisoners from Libya's jail in the capitol escaped on Sunday amid infighting between rival armed groups nearby, reports say. "The prisoners managed to remove the doors and exit, forcing the security guards of the institution to allow them to leave in order to avoid loss of lives", the statement said, adding that search for the inmates is now underway. Read More »

Ugandan opposition lawmaker arrives in the US for medical treatment


Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, appeared on crutches during Monday's court appearance. Unlike other ailing Members of Parliament (MPs) whose medical bills have been covered by Parliament after approval by the Uganda Medical Board, Kyadondo East Member of Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine is going to foot his medical bills. Read More »

Brazil's National Museum gutted by inferno


Rio de Janeiro: A 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro is being engulfed by flames. Firefighters work to contain a fire consuming the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro , one of the oldest in Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro . The museum's deputy director, Luiz Fernando Dias Duarte, voiced "profound discouragement and vast anger" as the treasured institution burned, accusing Brazilian authorities of a "lack of attention". Read More »

Myanmar rejects United Nations report alleging genocide, SE Asia News & Top Stories


Around 700,000 Rohingya have fled the military crackdown in western state of Rakhine to neighboring Bangladesh, according to United Nations agencies. It says the army is trying to justify its genocide. Facebook said on Monday it was removing several Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of "hate and misinformation" after reviewing the content. Read More »

Woman smashes Greyhound bus window, rams driver in DC


The bus driver can be heard saying he was "OK" after the woman left the scene. A video shows Silver smashing the windows and busting the mirrors. Police arrested Mariana Silver, 20, and charged her with assault with a unsafe weapon. While others warn the man recording not to put his hands on the woman who had tried to drag the older man off her vehicle, he can later be heard confirming he has it all recorded on video. Read More »

Was the president firing back at Meghan McCain with his tweet?


The president infuriated many Americans when he ordered White House flags raised back to full staff the day after the six-term Republican senator died of brain cancer at age 81 on Saturday. During his campaign, Mr. Trump mocked McCain's service in Vietnam, saying, "He's not a war hero ". "I don't want to comment on it", he said. "I disagreed with numerous things that I assume he believed in", he added. Read More »

Trump to headline ‘major rally’ for one-time rival Ted Cruz


No Democrat has been elected to statewide office in Texas since 1994, or held a Senate seat since 1993. Recent polls have shown O'Rourke a mere 1 percentage point behind Cruz in anticipation of election day on November 6. 'Ted has my complete and total Endorsement, ' Trump said about his enemy-turned-ally. Hogg tweeted the campaign to his followers, and it quickly picked up steam. Read More »

Woman charged with murdering her children arraigned in court


Stephany LaFountain , 23, was arrested Thursday for the deaths of her four-month-old daughter in 2015 and 13-month-old daughter in 2017, according to a statement from the Fairbanks Police Department . The 4-month-old's death drew no suspicion when LaFountain reported her not breathing, police said. An Alaska woman is behind bars after police say her second child died in a similar way her other child previously died. Read More »

Brazil's electoral court to decide whether Lula can run


The court's decision would be open to appeal, magistrate Henrique Neves, a former electoral court member , told AFP. In a statement late Friday, the Workers' Party said it would appeal. The court decision dropped late in the night but before the spots of presidential hopefuls were set to broadcast. He was found guilty in July 2017 and then lost a first appeal in January. Read More »

Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'

The president then threatened he would "terminate NAFTA entirely", if Congress interferes in trade negotiations between the two countries, adding the USA would be "far better off", with the agreement scrapped entirely. When the Trump administration notified Congress a year ago that it meant to renegotiate NAFTA, critics note that it said it would enter talks with both Canada and Mexico. Read More »

Pakistan to promote relations with United States on mutual trusts, respect: FM Qureshi


That network is believed to be holding western hostages, including Kevin King, a US professor from American University in Kabul who was abducted along with an Australian colleague two years ago. "I once again stress that it was no aid that was cancelled". Pompeo's visit also comes after Islamabad disputed the readout of an August 23 phone call by the secretary of state with Kahn. Read More »

Wherever there are lovely women, there’ll be plenty rape cases -President Duterte


Presidential spokesman, Harry Roque, said the statement should not be taken seriously since Duterte was known to make jokes . "This is intolerable. Not from anyone, especially not from the highest official of the land". In July 2017, Duterte even went on to suggest that he thought it would be unobjectionable for someone to rape the victor of Miss Universe, an worldwide beauty pageant. Read More »

SA, China sign more agreements ahead of FOCAC summit


In large measures, the 2018 Summit, themed: "China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with a Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation", will take stock of the 10-point plan that President Xi Jinping unveiled during the 2015 FOCAC Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa . Read More »