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Labour won't back referendum on final Brexit deal


Perhaps seeking to ride the wave of popularism, which has swept the world in the last 12 months, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come out the gate with a barnstorming speech, railing against "the establishment", using similar rhetoric to a man he has publicly slammed in the past: US President Donald Trump. Read More »

Canada, US And Mexico Launch Bid To Co-Host 2026 World Cup


The 2026 tournament will be the first to feature an expanded 48-nation field and the proposal will see the U.S. host 60 games, with 10 each in Canada and Mexico . Just months removed from the issuing of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban on those seeking to enter the United States from predominantly Muslim countries, Trump has continued to be involved in a longstanding feud over funding the construction of a wall at the U.S. Read More »

[Newsmaker] UK leader calls for early election to boost Brexit bid

And now, just as people thought there was to be some respite, the Prime Minister, Theresa May, has called another general election, to take place on June 8. Inside Parliament, opposition members of the House accused the Prime Minister of political opportunism. May's Conservative Party holds a slim majority in Parliament's lower House of Commons and May is banking on gaining a greater share of the seats to make Brexit a smoother transition for her government. Read More »

Russia Relations At All-Time Low

While the U.S. has put responsibility for the attack that killed more than 80 people squarely with Assad, Russia believes it was the work of terrorists, with Putin claiming more chemical attacks are on the way in Syria created to frame the Assad regime . Read More »

Global Neon Gas Industry Production, Sales Revenue and Opportunity 2017 to 2021

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United Airlines to testify over passenger scandal

In response to the public outcry over the incident, United has said that it will require its employees to book seats on hour in advance, to avoid similar incidents of passengers being forced to give up their seats after boarding. The company is now conducting a review of its policies on overbooked flights - with details expected later this month. Some politicians and consumer advocates have called for a ban on overselling flights. Read More »

Donald Trump says Kim Jong Un's desire for peace a deciding factor

It allowed the vice president to gaze at North Korean soldiers afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire. Seoul, the South Korean capital, is just a stone's throw away from the military demarcation line that splits the Korean peninsula and is within easy range of North Korean long-range artillery. Read More »

Trump's far-right backers rebel over 'hoax' Syria attack

Sen. Lindsay Graham is calling for as many as 6,000 more USA troops to fight the Islamic State group. The Syrian opposition has reported that Assad's forces have begun flying again from an air base struck last week by US missiles, and Graham says Assad is telling Trump - "F. Read More »

Kashmir University, colleges remain shut as tensions prevail in Valley

Markets in neighbouring Residency Road and Lal Chowk areas closed as tension spread. The statement added, however, there had been no police deployment in the area. "We came for their support as we couldn't tolerate this", a student ( wish not to be named ) participating in the protest told Mirror . A small sliver of Kashmir is also held by China. Read More »

EU's Tajani's holds talks with PM May


European governments remain insistent the United Kingdom can have no membership of the single market if it limits immigration, and Britain must agree to meet its financial obligations before discussions on a future trade deal can begin. Three days later on April 29, the other 27 European Union leaders will meet in Brussels to agree their negotiating positions. The original guidelines noted the European Union stood ready to start work before 2019 on the "ambitious free-trade agreement" ... Read More »

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez found dead in his prison cell


Hernandez's former agent, Brian Murphy, said on Twitter that he did not believe the athlete had killed himself. Authorities said that Hernandez, 27, did not leave a suicide note and was not under suicide watch at his MA prison, where he had been since his 2015 conviction of the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd . Read More »

ISIS death toll from United States 'mother of all bombs' climbs to 94

The largest non-nuclear weapon in the US arsenal was used in conflict for the first time on Thursday. Nicholson said he was in constant communication with officials in Washington , but the decision to use the 21,600-pound (9,797-kg) GBU-43 bomb was based on his assessment of military needs and not broader political considerations. Read More »

India has recorded impressive growth in recent years


The rankings also highlight India's rapid rise, with the economy expanding 9.9% per year. But the International Monetary Fund in its latest fiscal report is forecasting 71.7 percent end of year for Ghana this year which is slightly lower than the 72.4 percent recorded for 2016. Read More »

House committee debates bathroom bill alternative

He said he hopes they will clearly state their opposition to the bill known as House Bill 2899 . Abbott until now has dodged being pinned down on whether he supported a "bathroom bill", even as the issue has dominated Texas' five-month legislative session. Read More »

O'Reilly Still Denies Harassment Allegations After Fox News Ouster


A photographer from the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano snapped a photo of Francis reaching out to shake his hand. "I wish only the best for Fox News Channel". Rowe Price (TROW.O), pulled their advertising from O'Reilly's show. O'Reilly's ouster is the network's second major prime-time shake-up in recent months. Read More »

North Korea accuses United States of aggravating regional tension

The Trump administration has signaled a forceful USA stance on North Korea's recent actions, dispatching Pence to the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea on Monday in a show of American resolve. "There's no question North Korea represents the most risky and most immediate threat in the Asia-Pacific and President Trump is determined to confront that threat by marshaling unprecedented cooperation with allies in the region and China and the world", Pence said. Read More »

On what we know about North Korea


With a U.S. aircraft carrier group steaming to the area in a show of force, fears of a confrontation have been rising. Lu Chao, director of the China's Border Studies Institute at the Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences, told the Global Times that the latest test, despite its failure, could be another defiant message from Pyongyang that it will not change its tough stance in the face of USA pressure even though the failure showed that Pyongyang's missile technology was flawed. Read More »

Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

Schumer said any renegotiation of NAFTA should set as its top priority the reversal of Canadian dairy pricing policies. But in this particular case, he said the US dairy industry is off base because ultra-filtered milk is not part of Canada's supply management regime, and was created after NAFTA, which has allowed it to flow into Canada from the USA duty free. Read More »

Former President of South Korea Indicted, to Face Trial

The heir to Samsung , Lee Jae-yong, has already been indicted and is awaiting a separate criminal trial over charges that Ms Park was given bribes in exchange for government backing of a 2015 merger. It is unclear if the process will begin before the May 9 election that will choose the country's next president. Under Park's leadership, South Korea moved even closer to the United States, including an agreement to deploy the THAAD missile defense system to the Korean peninsula despite China ... Read More »

Defense Ministry confirms death of Russian military advisor in Syria


The move was entirely predictable, and just another major negative repercussion of the Trump administration's reckless sham of a missile strike on Syria's Shayrat Air Base on April 7th. After the chemical weapons attack in Syria's Idlib Province, a Russian drone was seen flying over a hospital where victims of the chemical weapons attack were taken. Read More »

In Syria Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM


It is working out well between the United States and Russian Federation, despite the fact that the United States has hit a Syrian airbase in response to an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian President Bashar-al Assad's government. However, Johnson has faced criticism for not persuading G7 countries to agree to sanctions against Russian Federation for its ties with Assad. Russia Friday pressed ahead Friday for an "objective" investigation of last week's deadly chemical weapons attack in ... Read More »

Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit

The announcement marked a U-turn for May, who had repeatedly said she would not seek an early vote. MPs debated the motion for just 90 minutes before voting for or against the June 8 General Election. But her decision also opens the door to more uncertainty in the region, as it now puts Europe's three most powerful nations - Britain , Germany and France - into full-throttle election mode. Read More »

French police officer killed, Champs-Elysées in Paris closed

French media originally reported that two police officers were shot Thursday on the famed shopping boulevard. Police urged people to avoid the area. Thousands of troops and armed police have been deployed to guard tourist spots such as the Champs Elysees or other potential targets like government buildings and religious sites. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn welcomes snap General Election


Corbyn said he did not want an election about Brexit - an issue that has exacerbated tensions in his deeply divided party - but about what kind of country Britain should be. The Labour Leader was much quicker to address the speculation of a Labour-SNP deal at Westminster than his predecessor Ed Miliband. Don't be angry at the privatisers profiting from our public services, they whisper, be angry instead at the migrant worker just trying to make a better life. Read More »

Trump vows to back US dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

While the state's Democratic leaders have been frequently critical of the Trump administration's actions, the ideas behind a "Buy American, Hire American" executive order signed during the Wisconsin trip were lauded by Schumer. "Simply put, the US, and for that matter, for the last of years, right around the world, there has been too much milk produced", he said."This oversupply in the especially a challenge where there is a lack of processing capacity". Read More »

Zarif calls US bombing of Syria unacceptable

President Donald Trump, before his election, described fighting ISIS and seeking Assad's removal at the same time as "idiocy." We're a very, very strong country. Mr Trump's pre-election calls for closer ties with Russian Federation and Mr Putin seem to have been undermined by their differences over the war in Syria. Read More »

Rescuers jump into water to rescue migrants


The Mare Nostrum project cost Italian taxpayers €9 million ($9.5 million) a month, according to the Italian Navy. European authorities and charity ships face a daunting task. It is not known how many died before they were sighted. "We know we need to be out there, we have to be out there". MSF tweeted: "How many people would have crossed if we weren't there today, Frontex?" And "How many lives could have been saved in the last two years if the #EU had conducted a proactive search and ... Read More »

Court Bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia, Lists it as an Extremist Group


Jehovah's Witnesses first registered as a religious group in Russian Federation in 1991 and registered again in 1999. Leaders of the group could face as many as 10 years in prison. The religion has been informally indicted for doctrinal inconsistency and reversals, failed predictions, mis-translation of the Bible, cruel treatment of former members and autocratic and coercive leadership. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn vows to tackle 'rigged system' in battle with 'Establishment'

They are yesterday's rules, set by failed political and corporate elites we should be consigning to the past. JEREMY CORBYN, the United Kingdom leader of the Labour Party , has ruled out any post-election coalition with the SNP, Greens or Liberal Democrats insisting that only a Labour Government can stop the Tories agenda of austerity. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly denies harassment allegations after losing job at Fox News

O'Reilly has lost his job at Fo. Both Fox and O'Reilly confirmed O'Reilly's departure from the network earlier Wednesday. On Wednesday, after a number of Twitter followers thanked her for coming forward past year, setting off a chain of events that led to the ouster of Ailes and O'Reilly, she thanked them back. Read More »

Trump adviser visits Pakistan after massive airstrike


Statements from Prime Minister's Office and Foreign Office on Gen McMaster's meetings with PM Sharif and Mr Sartaj Aziz were similar in the sense that both said they expressed "readiness to work with the worldwide community to explore ways in which the Afghan crisis can be resolved". Read More »