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What is in Theresa May's Brexit plan?


The Prime Minister managed to secure the backing of senior ministers, including the staunch Brexiteers, following an emergency meeting at her Chequers home. That view has been echoed by big manufacturers, including Airbus and Jaguar Land Rover, who warn they could abandon Britain if the European Union and the United Kingdom cannot strike a strong free trade deal. Read More »

Alabama woman charged in death of dog left in car


Phil Dillon with the Trussville Police Department, Thomas parked an automobile in the Walmart parking lot in Trussville around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning. "She stated that she never went outside the store to check on the dog and that she lost track of time while she was shopping", said Dillon. 'There were so many people standing around, really pulling for this dog, and the outcome was not what we hoped for, ' Guthrie told the Associated Press. Read More »

Klamathon Fire ignites in Hornbrook, prompting I-5 closure


The County also requests that residents only call 911 if there is an emergency, as the lines are now "jammed up". The fire, which has spread with help from near-triple-digit temperatures and sundowner winds to 60 acres and is at 5 percent containment, prompted the Santa Barbara County Emergency Manager and later Gov. Read More »

Ortega's brother joins calls for early elections in Nicaragua


Three high-profile Nicaraguans have been sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act, Trump administration officials announced Thursday, as Washington increases pressure on the Central American country recently rocked by major anti-government protests that have left more than 250 dead. Read More »

Nurse arrested over Cheshire baby deaths released on bail


She also had a placement at Liverpool Women's Hospital on Merseyside, which yesterday announced that it was involved in the police investigation and was reviewing patients who attended the hospital during her time there. Officers arrived at the nurse's home in Chester on Tuesday and police were also seen at her parent's property in Hereford later that day. Countess of Chester Hospital medical director Ian Harvey said the hospital was continuing to support an ongoing police investigation. Read More »

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits — APNewsBreak


Stock helped develop a recruitment program to draw immigrants to the Army Reserve - and now she's being flooded with reports of such recruits being kicked out with no explanation. Congressman Andy Harris, R-Maryland, told the AP he wants to limit MAVNI and "prioritize enlisting American citizens". Eligible recruits are required to have legal status in the US, such as a student visa, before enlisting. Read More »

U.S. service member killed, 2 wounded in 'apparent insider attack' in Afghanistan


That information could not be immediately verified by Afghan or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials. "The wounded service members, who are in stable condition, are now being treated", said the statement. The incident marks the first combat fatality for the USA military in Afghanistan since April 30, and the second there this year. In that incident, a Romanian soldier was injured. Read More »

Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago applies for 40 additional foreign hires


Earlier on Thursday , another posting showed Trump's club also wants to hire 40 foreigners to serve as waiters and waitresses at the club. In order to obtain the H-2B visas required for non-agricultural workers, employers must prove that there are not enough Americans willing to do the work - which Trump has insisted is the case . Read More »

Ex-Brexit minister concerned May's plan could harm trade with US


Former Brexit minister David Jones has said he is anxious Theresa May's plans for UK-EU relations after Brexit could harm any trade deal with the US. Elements of the plan, which will be formally presented in a White Paper next week, were revealed in a three-page summary. "Next week we will be publishing a white paper which will set out more details of how we will be taking back control of our money, laws and borders". Read More »

A night in Mandela's prison cell - yours for US$300K


The CEO SleepOut raises money for the homeless and had offered the highest bidder a night in the cell on Robben Island, where the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize victor spent 18 years. This was so that it could coincide with an global event that had the same target market. Furthermore‚ at the 2018 SleepOut Movement launch in May 2018‚ the campaigns - including the Robben Island edition - were presented at the ANC-affiliated Chancellor House. Read More »

Washington and Pyongyang get down to 'nitty gritty' in nuclear talks


US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Pompeo did not meet Kim Jong-un during his visit, but he handed over a letter to the North Korean leader from Trump . (CVID refers to the US policy on "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization" of North Korea). Kim asked Pompeo if had slept well, to which Pompeo said he had. Read More »

Mother Teresa's Charity Accused of Selling Babies


In Mother House in Kolkata, the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity , there has been shock and disbelief. The minor girls from Nirmal Hriday have been shifted to a girls' hostel run by the social welfare department in Namkum under the supervision of NGO Ashraya. Read More »

Pompeo seeks clarity in denuclearization talks with NKorea

After meeting with his North Korean counterpart for nearly 3 hours Friday, followed by a lengthy dinner, Pompeo and North Korea's former spy chief, Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol, were at it again Saturday morning . "So, thinking about those discussions you might have not slept well." The bombshell threat came just momebnts after Mr Pompeo hailed progress in Pyongyang on setting a timeline to North Korea's denuclearisation. Read More »

38 dead following torrential rain in Japan


The body of a woman was found by a river in central Japan's Gifu while a 59-year-old man was confirmed dead after being found by a river in western Hiroshima prefecture, local police said. The weather also hit industry. Also in Okayama, a nursing home for elderly people was inundated and about 80 people were temporarily stranded on the second floor, while more than 10 people climbed onto the roofs of their homes as water surged in the prefecture. Read More »

Interstate 5 reopens near California border

In the same county, a new fire on the Camp Pendleton Marine base prompted the evacuation of 750 homes. The San Diego County Emergency Site ordered evacuations for Alpine Oaks Estate. Gov. John Hickenlooper visited the area Friday. State ranges in the region and some others around Colorado have closed because of the fire danger. South of the freeway, a handful of homes were completely engulfed in flames. Read More »

Irish Water's hosepipe ban to be extended nationwide from 8am Friday


As a result production at water treatment plants is struggling to meet increasing demand". Also speaking on Morning Ireland , IFA president Joe Healy said: "We met with Irish Water to ensure that that would happen because animal welfare is paramount here and, in relation to the growth, the extra cost that's being associated here". Read More »

City Bans Donald Trump Because He Is a 'Wasteman'


Perhaps the British mayor should have checked the calendar. Magid said he had five reasons "of thousands" for the travel ban , citing Donald Trump's own as "racist". Later, he worked for Shelter and was self-employed, as well as opening a digital marketing business. Magid is the first Lord Mayor to have a degree in marine biology and was once a contestant on Channel 4's reality show The Hunted . Read More »

Wedding guests face tough World Cup choice


Berg had emerged from the shadow of Zlatan Ibrahimovic since he retired from global football in 2016 and his coach is adamant it is just a matter of time until he breaks his duck in Russian Federation. "It'll be the most hard game they'll have played, they can bet on that", he told the Daily Mirror ahead of tomorrow's game. "It's nice within football to affect some things and the players have that opportunity as well because they have a voice and they have influence on young people, ... Read More »

Fireworks kill 24 near Mexico City


First, emergency workers rushed in to rescue the injured after a horrific blast rocked the town of Tultepec, a place already notorious for deadly fireworks accidents. He said: "The problem was that after the first explosion, people went running to help, and when the second explosion occurred, these people who ran to help were killed". Read More »

Justin Trudeau Responds To Allegation He Groped A Journalist 18 Years Ago


He joined the cause after his brother Michel died while skiing in 1998. It stated that he apologized for "inappropriately handling" her. Trudeau's apology, the editorial noted, amounted to "I'm sorry". "I do not feel that I acted inappropriately in any way, but I respect the fact that someone else might have experienced that differently", Trudeau said. Read More »

In Syria killed the son of al-Baghdadi


The graphic and accompanying statement were attributed to ISIS' Homs branch, Wilayah Hims, which said the son of the ISIS leader, or " khalifah ", was killed battling supporters of the Syrian government . Al Baghdadi, from Iraq, has been dubbed the "most wanted man on the planet" and the United States is offering a $25 million (Dh91.8m) reward for his capture. Read More »

Trump names former Fox executive Bill Shine to communications job


Shine will serve as assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff for communications, a job that has been vacant since Hope Hicks , Trump's campaign confidante, left in February. Shine's new position was made official moments after he was photographed leaving the White House. One Fox News executive told BuzzFeed News that they were stunned by the news. Read More »

Prime Minister of the Netherlands meets with President Trump


Trump is also threatening to impose tariffs on vehicles. Rutte said the private face-to-face meeting had been conducted "respectfully" and covered areas where the two leaders broadly agree, such as jobs and security. "Maybe the American president doesn't care about being isolated today, but we don't mind being six, if needs be", Macron told reporters. We're going to see more people suffering, and we're going to see more world leaders looking at Donald Trump like the idiot that he ... Read More »

Malaysian PM Mahathir to discuss China mega-projects on August visit


A man covers his mouth as he walks past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ) billboard at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , February 27, 2015. China's Foreign Ministry did not immediately respond to a faxed request for comment. The new Malaysian government, led by Mahathir Mohamad , has disclosed in recent weeks how the Najib administration used federal agencies and government money to bail out the debt-ridden 1MDB, which is being ... Read More »

Beryl becomes first hurricane of 2018 season

Showers and thunderstorms are increasing in association with a well-defined, low-pressure system located a few hundred miles southeast of the North Carolina coast. "Confidence in the official intensity forecast is also much lower than normal", the National Hurricane Center said when issue a warning on July 6. Wind shear is expected to increase around the storm over the weekend into early next week. Read More »

Teen climbs out of car trapped in sinkhole


Luckily, the teen was wearing his seat belt. Candace Leopold, the driver's grandmother, says the teen was on his way to work at a farm north of Redwood Falls. It's unclear how much damage the vehicle sustained. Officials said a township road washed out after significant rainfall in the area. More rain is expected Wednesday. Read More »