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Queen Okays Parliament’s Anti-Boris Brexit Legislation

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The comments have no impact on the Cable, as it wavers around 1.2330 region. Britain's Queen Elizabeth gave her approval Monday to legislation seeking to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from carrying out a no-deal Brexit , his plan to take the country out of the European Union on October 31 without spelling out the terms of the split. Read More »

Coast Guard rescues all four crew members trapped in capsized cargo ship

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The Coast Guard said environmental protection experts are responsible for removing the ship. Phillip VanderWeit said earlier in the day. The Golden Ray, a 656-foot vehicle carrier operated for the Korean manufacturer Hyundai , capsized on Sunday after a massive fire erupted on board, forcing its crew to abandon ship. Read More »

Trump Contradicts Official on Bahamians' Travel Documents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says in a statement Monday that the agency requested that the company coordinate with U.S. and Bahamian governments before departing Freeport but it failed to do so. On Saturday, a cruise ship called the Grand Celebration took almost 1,500 refugees to Palm Beach, Florida, without requiring passengers to show US visas, according to media reports . Read More »

Saudi King replaces energy minister Khalid Al Falih

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Prince Abdul Aziz had served as minister of state for energy affairs at the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources since 2017. Saudi Arabia's renewed push to publicly list its most valuable entity, Aramco, is part of a high-stakes plan by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to prepare the country for a future less dependent on oil for survival. Read More »

Florida-Bound Evacuees From Bahamas Asked to Get off Ferry

His video shows families with children getting off the vessel. The company said in a statement Monday that the operators spent almost a full day going through the vetting process with USA officials on the ground in Freeport. "Incoming images and media reports indicate that thousands of homes have been destroyed and the basic infrastructure of many communities simply no longer exists", the senators wrote. Read More »

Hundreds of thousands in Atlantic Canada continue without power after Hurricane

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Hurricane warnings remain in effect for parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, the center said. New Brunswick had 15,000 without power, Newfoundland had 1,5000. "Hurricane Dorian took my power hours ago". Heavy traffic was reported in parts of Halifax as gawkers headed downtown to have a look at a construction crane that had collapsed into an empty apartment building still under construction. Read More »

Oil rises as new Saudi minister commits to output cuts

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Saudi officials, however, have said they wouldn't agree to a deal that denies them the possibility of enriching uranium or reprocessing spent fuel, which could lead to a nuclear bomb. The OPEC petroleum exporters' cartel and key non-OPEC members want to halt a slide in prices that has continued despite previous production cuts and USA sanctions that have squeezed supply from Iran and Venezuela. Read More »

Big bad Iran: Bibi Netanyahu is at it again!

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Netanyahu said Monday that "I call on the global community to join President Trump's sanctions to exert more pressure on Iran". It comes after Israel revealed the existence of another site which it said was being used by Iran as part of its nuclear programme, before inspectors from the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) detected traces of uranium there. Read More »

Atomic watchdog chief in Iran for high-level talks

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Meantime, IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruta was traveling Saturday to Iran . Providing bunkering services to an Iranian vessel is a sanctionable activity, regardless of whether the transactions involve people determined to be part of the Iranian energy, shipping or shipbuilding sectors, the guidance said. Read More »

CNN Alleges US Spy Was Exfiltrated From Russia

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Journalist Aaron Mate called the whole thing " fishy ", noting that there is a history of leaks from the intelligence community to " create a false link " between Trump and Russian Federation, advance the "Russiagate" narrative, and then blame Trump for the supposed vulnerability of these alleged sources. Read More »

American Airlines Mechanic Deliberately Sabotages Flight in Order to Get More Overtime

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Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani was arrested on Thursday for allegedly tampering with flight No. 2834, which was scheduled to depart from Miami International Airport en route to Nassau, Bahamas on July 17. The affidavit noted Alani claimed he wanted to cause a delay or cancellation so he could gain overtime work. Unions have complained that American is trying to outsource more maintenance jobs, a move American has indicated is necessary to cover increased wages. Read More »

Loch Ness monster might be giant eel, scientists say

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He stressed that the high concentration of eel DNA in the water was not " conclusive proof of the non-existence of the Loch Ness monster ". Countless unsuccessful attempts to track down the monster have been made in the years since, notably in 2003 when the BBC funded an extensive scientific search that used 600 sonar beams and satellite tracking to sweep the full length of the loch. Read More »

Warren gains in new poll while Biden, Sanders and Harris slide

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Bush added. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) - who sought her support and endorsement. "But we can't choose a candidate we don't believe in because we're scared", said Sen. Among Biden and Harris supporters alike, about a third pick Warren second. For voters like Anne Fenn, a retired federal government worker, that left a sour taste. Read More »

Congress investigating Trump over USA military trips to Scotland

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The Oversight Committee members cite a February 2018 story in the Guardian stating that the Defense Logistics Agency has helped shore up the airport's income by stopping there for refueling during missions. Constitution, which says a U.S. president can not take money or gifts from a foreign leader or government. The flight took off from Anchorage on March 13, making stops at bases in Nevada and New Hampshire before going to Glasgow Prestwick Airport and eventually Ali Al Salem base in Kuwait. Read More »

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is on our territory

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But, the rest of her remarks were only about the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, which will soon become two union territories based on an Act of parliament. Both the countries have blamed each other for causing human rights violations. They described the measures as a " collective punishment " for the population. Read More »

Labour MP resigns over Corbyn giving 'open license' to antisemites

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So a general election is coming. The law would force the Prime Minister to request a three-month delay from the European Union which they could reject but he has refused to carry out the order. Addressing the Trades Union Congress today, Corbyn will reiterate his message that Johnson was pursuing a no-deal Brexit , something he says will "destroy jobs, push up food prices in the shops and cause shortages of everyday medicines that people rely on". Read More »

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed

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Li said that Beijing supports the Hong Kong government in ending the "chaos" within the framework of the law. Germany, which traded nearly 100 billion euros ($111 billion) in goods with China in the first half of 2019, holds the rotating EU presidency in 2020, when Merkel is planning an EU-China summit with a view to achieving a common European stance toward the world's second-largest economy. Read More »

Taliban kidnap six Afghan journalists

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A full peace agreement to end more than 18 years of war would depend on "intra-Afghan" talks involving officials and civil society leaders as well as further agreement on issues including the remainder of the roughly 14,000-strong USA forces as well as thousands of other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops. Read More »

NOAA assailed for defending Trump's Hurricane Dorian claim

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Fugate said this damages the National Weather Service and it is hard to say how much it will hurt hurricane preparedness and response. The National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama quickly replied to Trump's tweet with a tweet of their own: "Alabama will NOT see any impacts from #Dorian". Read More »

House Dems Seek Docs On Pence Doonebeg Stay

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Mr. Pence's aides initially said Mr. Trump suggested, though never commanded, the vice president to stay at his place. "It's a facility that could accommodate the team", Short said. The letter was obtained and published by Breitbart. Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Capitol Hill on May 21, 2019. Read More »

Nearly all British Airways flights from UK cancelled over strike

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In recent days rival airlines have raised their fares substantially for journeys on strike days as British Airways passengers scrambled to rebook their flights. Anyone flying on this day will be told in the next few weeks if their flight is impacted. BALPA points to a almost 10-per cent jump in pre-tax profits reported by BA-parent IAG past year. Read More »

England Stranded At Tokyo Airport As Typhoon Causes Havoc

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Around 138 flights to and from Tokyo area airports on Monday were cancelled , including 49 Japan Airlines flights and 41 operated by All Nippon Airways, the carriers said. Winds were occasionally strong enough to shake street signs and buildings in the neighbouring city of Ichikawa early on Monday morning, while biting rain fell. Read More »

Australia's east coast battles more than 100 wildfires

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Residents had earlier been told to leave if they did not have a bushfire survival plan. At least 20 properties are known to have been destroyed. According to a Queensland Rural Fire Service spokesperson, the hot, dry conditions coupled with wind gusts of up to 90 km per hour, have made battling the blazes extremely challenging for fire crews. Read More »

North Korea says typhoon killed five, inundated farmland

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After passing through North Korea (where the effects are unknown for now), Lingling was at 9 a.m. over the northeastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, now a tropical storm, according to the Korean Meteorological Administration. The typhoon passed along South Korea's coast Saturday, toppling trees, grounding planes and causing at least two deaths before the storm system made landfall in North Korea. Read More »

Mugabe's family pushes back against government burial plan

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Shops remained open and people went about their daily business in Harare as Zimbabweans expressed mixed opinions about Mugabe's legacy. "I saw the WhatsApp message to that effect, but we don't know where the information originated from". "Without forgetting to pray for our former president, Comrade Robert Mugabe , we bring him forward to God". And at that time, we were told that the last date of his medical engagements was the 17th of October and that soon after he would return home. Read More »

Search on for 4 missing after cargo ship overturned — Georgia

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Rescue crews were able to pluck 20 crew members from the doomed vessel, but Coast Guard and local agencies continue the search for the four who are still missing. Almost 614,000 vehicles and heavy machinery units moved across its docks in the 2019 fiscal year that ended June 30, according to the Georgia Ports Authority. Read More »

Trump has another Republican challenger, Mark Sanford, United States News & Top Stories

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He frequently questioned Mr Trump's motivations and qualifications during the run-up to the 2016 presidential election and called his candidacy "a particularly tough pill to swallow". "I profoundly apologize for that", he added, noting that SC voters subsequently forgave him politically and sent him back to Congress. "What's cancerous here is in an open political system, there has to be some measure of objective truth". Read More »

UK Government to suspend Parliament

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The Prime Minister's official spokesman said that while the government would obey the law, Mr Johnson would not be requesting another extension of the Article 50 European Union withdrawal process, despite new legislation compelling him to do so. Read More »

Your Opinions: Congress was elected to legislate, not cower before Trump

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The House judiciary committee said it will consider three new bills that would prevent people convicted of hate crimes from purchasing guns, ban high-capacity magazines and create incentives for states to pass red flag programs. He said the White House team talked about "a suite of solutions" and that background checks "are certainly on the table ". Asked Monday when he will release his plan to address gun violence, Trump said, "We're dealing with Democrats". Read More »

Hong Kong Student Protestors Form Human Chains Across City

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The protesters want the United States to pass a bill that would impose sanctions against officials in Hong Kong and China who take steps to oppress democracy or violate human rights, possibly culminating in the revocation of Hong Kong's special trade status. Read More »

House Judiciary Committee to Vote on Rules for Impeachment

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Democrats have been divided over whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump . It's unclear if that will ever happen, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has urged caution on the issue, saying the public still isn't yet supportive of taking those steps. Read More »

European Union will not agree to a new Brexit postponement

On a visit to Scotland on Friday, Johnson stood firm in his opposition to any Brexit delay beyond 31 October, after having earlier said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the European Union for an extension. The opposition only wants new elections after the law against the "no deal" Brexit has been passed. 'Because either we have the rule of law in this country or we don't. Read More »