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United Kingdom 'ready' to drop Brexit demand on Irish border

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When they asked her about Brexit , she is said to have responded: "Please, it's a wonderful evening". She said: "A further idea that has emerged - and it is an idea at this stage - is to create an option to extend the implementation period for a matter of months, and it would only before a matter of months". Read More »

Kerryn Phelps defeats Liberals Dave Sharma in Wentworth by-election

Dr Phelps said she would set two priorities: action on climate change and getting asylum seeker children off Nauru . Dr Phelps' lead with more than 54 per cent under Australia's voting system - which allocates voters' second preferences if no candidate secures a majority - shrank Sunday to just 50.61 per cent, or 884 votes over her Liberal rival. Read More »

Meghan is experiencing this pregnancy symptom and it sounds like HELL

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Harry has told his wife to slow down. She's always been wonderful with children and most of her friends have families so she's used to being around kids. Meghan is thought to be four months pregnant and the baby will be seventh in line to the throne. According to E! News, Markle reportedly told crowd member Charlotte Waverly that the baby was making her exhausted. Read More »

Meghan sails on Sydney Harbour after Harry says she should pace herself

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Earlier in the day, the duke had met Invictus competitors at a cycling event - where another athlete appeared to ask him to sign a pair of swimming trunks. The Duchess was back on deck at lunch time, welcomed by Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison at an Invictus Games reception for competitors and mental health organization representatives. Read More »

Florida: Six shot near Jacksonville stadium, appears gang-related

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Lendvay told reporters that a shooter fired from the passenger side of a gray, four-door sedan driven by someone else and that the victims were outside on the sidewalk near a laundromat. He said authorities have been unable to immediately determine whether there was any relationship among the wounded. "There were at least two people in the vehicle", Lendvay said. Read More »

US, S. Korea suspend joint air defense exercise

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The justification for the cancellation of the exercise, which involves US aerial assets based in South Korea and Japan as well as the Republic of Korea Air Force, was " to give the diplomatic process every opportunity to continue ", according to a statement released by Pentagon spokesperson Dana White. Read More »

24hrs curfew imposed on Kaduna metropolis

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The violence was temporarily halted by police but Adara youth later mobilised and attacked Hausa residents, burning homes, the sources added. "It is with immediate effect", he said. He pledged his government's commitment to peace and progress. "Violence can not be an alternative to peace". Violence is an ill wind that blows nobody any good. Read More »

Nikki Haley makes ‘Indian’ jokes about Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test

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Trump on October 9 announced that Haley would be leaving her post "at the end of the year". "The president called me this morning and gave me some good advice, he said if I get stuck for laughs just brag about his accomplishments ". "But I do understand why you invited me", Haley said. She has said she wanted to pay respect to her ancestors, as more of her relatives were dying. Read More »

Pregnant Meghan Markle Is "Cutting Back" Her Appearances on Royal Tour

Harry went solo at the Invictus Games on the morning of October 21 and told the crowd that Meghan "was resting back at home" because "being pregnant takes its toll". "She's feeling fine, but resting", adds a source . They are due to attend a private reception for the Invictus Games Foundation at Government House late Sunday before heading off to Fraser Island in Queensland state. Read More »

King: Jordan will terminate Baqoura, Ghumar annexes in peace treaty

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According to Safadi, these rights were due to remain in force for 25 years and will be renewed automatically for the same period unless either country wishes to terminate the arrangement, in which case consultations will be held. In line with the 1994 peace agreement, which stipulated a one-year notice period, Jordan granted Israel private ownership rights in two border territories. Read More »

Dozens hurt in floor collapse at SC apartment party

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People are under other people. 'A large party in one of the buildings had the floor collapse trapping many people inside. "People were bleeding. I had blood on my sneakers". Leroy Pearson said he went to try to help injured people and saw what he thought looked like broken ankles and legs. Partygoers at the Woodlands apartment complex were celebrating Clemson University's emphatic 41-7 football victory over North Carolina State on homecoming weekend when the incident occurred shortly ... Read More »

Trump hopes to pick United Nations ambassador from 5 candidates

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During her speech, Haley also made jibes about her Indian-American heritage, President Donald Trump and the current political climate in America. During recent rallies to drum up support for Republican candidates ahead of the upcoming US November midterm elections, Trump has repeatedly painted Democratic opposition party members as "dangerous" and "extreme", Sputnik previously reported. Read More »

African billionaire abducted in Tanzania returns home safely

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He said in a statement: "I thank Allah that I have returned home safely". In a Twitter post, it quoted Dewji thanking "the authorities of Tanzania , including the police force for working for my safe return". It operates in a dozen countries and has interests in agriculture, insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry. "We found him there physically fit, and we suspect that the abductors are South Africans because he said they were communicating in one of the vernacular from that ... Read More »

Dead After Train Derails, Flips In Taiwan

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Taiwan's central government said that rescue services were at the scene and that the premier had been notified and was highly concerned over the safety of the travellers. Authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of the derailment. The train, carrying more than 300 passengers, was headed towards Taitung, a city on the country's southeast coast. Read More »

Italian finance minister Giovanni Tria faces European Union scrutiny on budget

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Rutte, who has been increasingly leading a group of fiscally-conservative eurozone countries, said that the expected higher deficit was "not helpful" in the context of the debate about the future of the euro. "We have time", economic commissioner Pierre Moscovici told a news conference in Rome after he handed the letter to Italy's Finance Minister Giovanni Tria. Read More »

Missing Saudi journalist :Turkey identifies 8 suspects

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Trump has made clear that his administration will not make human rights overseas a priority; he and especially his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner maintain close ties to the crown prince; and Trump has long had business ties to Saudi Arabia, where he made his first foreign trip as President. Read More »

2 men charged in Georgia officer's fatal shooting

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That second officer, whose name has not yet been released, pulled Officer Toney out of the line of fire. Gwinnett County police officer Antwan Toney, 30, was shot on Saturday while responding to a call about a suspicious auto parked in a residential area near a middle school in Snellville. Read More »

India train disaster families protest amid anger over safety

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But Kaur, whose husband, Navjyot Singh Sidhu, is a former Indian Test cricketer and now a state minister, said effigies were burned at six places in Amritsar and majority were in fields near the tracks. Video clips posted on the social media showed some people who had apparently seen the approaching train trying to run away as train came mowing down all on its path. Read More »

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping and raping British backpacker in Australia

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Martin had met the woman, from Liverpool and then aged 22, at a party in Cairns in Queensland early previous year. The pair agreed to start a road trip through Queensland, but Mr Martin then began to hold the woman against her will. Following her rescue, the victim had to be hospitalized for the treatment of multiple injuries, including facial fractures, the Guardian reported. A dramatic rescue took place hours later with police pulling over the vehicle, finding the beaten woman inside. Read More »

School Serves Kangaroo Meat Without Telling Anyone

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Kevin Frei, the head cook at the school who added the kangaroo meat, no longer works for the district, according to Nebraska's Lincoln Journal Star . "We will make sure that something like this never occurs again", Williams wrote. The meat was approved by USDA inspectors and purchased from Sysco , a food and service provider. Read More »

Prince Harry inspires athletes as pregnant Meghan trims Australia schedule

And the proud dad-to-be couldn't help but bring up the happy news as he delivered his speech at the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony today [October 20]. Harry and Meghan have been in the country since Monday, for a 16-day tour . At Cockatoo Island, Meghan represented the Invictus Games , wearing a Sydney Games black button up shirt and black jeans. Read More »

US, Chinese defense chiefs hold ‘straightforward’ talks amid tensions

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Top US and Chinese defense officials met in Singapore Thursday for a head-to-head meeting which almost didn't take place amid growing tensions between the world's two most powerful countries. China did not immediately comment to USA media outlets after the meeting. Mattis, speaking to reporters as he flew to Asia this week, rejected Chinese claims that the United States was acting aggressively and pointed the finger at Beijing. Read More »

Julian Assange sues over 'inhuman' conditions, 'denigrating' cat obligations in Ecuadorean embassy

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The renowned whistleblower has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for years out of fear of being arrested by United Kingdom police and deported to the US. Baltazar says there are no plans to take assange to Russian Federation, despite recent reports that Moscow tried to help him escape to years ago. The statement slammed the so-called "Special Protocol", reportedly developed by Ecuador, as an unlawful means to censor Assange's "freedom of opinion, speech and association" by ... Read More »

Meghan Markle Opens Up About Her Pregnancy During Royal Tour

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From regal gifts to sweet hugs, ET breaks down all their best moments overseas. She was seen guarding Meghan and Harry as they chatted to fans at the Sydney Opera House on Monday. The pregnant royal had her hair styled into her signature low bun with a few loose tresses to frame her pretty face. "The Duke and Duchess are loving their time here", a source said . Read More »

One year on - Harry and Meghan back at Invictus Games

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Later tonight, Meghan and Harry will attend a reception hosted by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian MP at the Opera House, before attending the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 opening ceremony , where Harry will give an address. The Duke of Sussex said the dedication of those who serve in "complex and dangerous" conflicts goes unrecognised "far too often", as he opened the Invictus Games in Sydney . Read More »

Girl, 9, sells cookies outside legal pot shop

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As people lined up to buy marijuana at one of six Edmonton cannabis stores that opened Wednesday, there was a small entrepreneur in the crowd. "The Girl Guides thought it was an innovative and positive idea", said Childs, noting that the organization said it would only be an issue if Elina was selling the cookies inside the shop. Read More »

Brexit: UK open to longer transition period

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May is said to be ready to ditch one of her key demands in order to resolve the Irish border problem and clear a path to a deal, according to people familiar citied by Bloomberg. The EU suggested extending the transition to allow more time to strike a trade deal which would ensure the border remains friction free. She also faces a rebellion from her parliamentary partners including the Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, who have said the proposal would tear Northern Ireland from ... Read More »

Trains Cancelled, 16 Diverted Day After Amritsar Train Tragedy

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With Navjot Singh Sidhu and other ministers accompanying him, the CM checked on the injured at Amandeep Hospital, Civil Hospital and Guru Nanak Dev Hospital. "The event was organised by Mithu Madan's family, whose mother is a Congress councillor in the area". Kumar said 37 trains have been and 16 trains diverted on Saturday following the accident. Read More »

Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races

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Meanwhile, 55 percent of registered voters answered that they want their vote to send a message that Congress needs more Democrats to check Trump, while only 35 percent said they hope to see more Republicans to aid the president in passing his agenda. Read More »

Anti-Brexit protest in London calls for second referendum

The speakers set to take the stage outside parliament where the march concludes include London Mayor Sadiq Khan. "More than 150 coaches will bring people from towns and cities from every region and nation", they said in a statement. "We have 1,257 members, and Salisbury constituency now has a majority in favour of a people's vote with the option to remain as the best way forward". Read More »