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Half of United Kingdom voters would back three-option Brexit referendum

Half of United Kingdom voters would back three-option Brexit referendum Half of those polled also now say their should be a second referendum on the terms of the Brexit deal - as opposed to 40% who say there should be no referendum. She must find a way to strike a deal with the European Union, which has already rejected her preferred plan on trade, then sell that deal to her deeply divided Conservative Party, before putting it to a vote in Parliament. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan`s PTI yet to get numbers for government formation in Pakistan

Imran Khan`s PTI yet to get numbers for government formation in Pakistan The PTI emerged as the single largest party with 115 seats, after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) released the complete preliminary results for 270 of 272 National Assembly (NA) constituencies. The statement further added that India desires a "progressive and prosperous Pakistan at peace with its neighbours". To form the government, Khan needs to garner a simple majority in the... [Full Article...]

Mystery of MH370 to remain unsolved without new search for wreckage

Mystery of MH370 to remain unsolved without new search for wreckage Martin Dolan, who was the head of the ATSB at the time of MH370's disappearance and spearheaded two-and-a-half years of the search, told Brown the families of 239 people still didn't have any answers as to what happened to their loved ones. [Full Article...]

Pope accepts McCarrick resignation as cardinal amid sexual abuse allegations

As the Vatican made its announcement last month, Roman Catholic Church officials in New Jersey revealed that the 87-year-old cardinal had also been accused of sexual misconduct by adults three times in the past. The youth was helping prepare for the service when McCarrick allegedly put his hands in the boy's trousers. The lawyer said his client, who was about 16 at the time and a student at a ... [Full Article...]

Four million people excluded from draft citizens list in Assam

Four million people excluded from draft citizens list in Assam As many as 3,29,91,384 people had applied for the NRC , while applications of 2,89,83,677 were accepted, said Mr. Shailesh. Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora claimed there were several irregularities with the final NRC draft released on Monday. [Full Article...]

Meeting with U.S. official ended with positive signals: Taliban

Meeting with U.S. official ended with positive signals: Taliban American diplomats met face-to-face with Taliban representatives in Qatar last week to discuss laying the groundwork for peace talks, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Until now, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's national security team has said it is ready to hold talks with the Taliban at any time and that their allies, including the United States, sh... [Full Article...]

Trump willing to shut down government over border security

Trump willing to shut down government over border security Trump called for lawmakers to send him a bill that ends the visa lottery system and the policy known as "catch-and-release", meaning detaining undocumented migrants and releasing them into the country while they await a court hearing. Some Republican lawmakers doubted the government would be forced to shut down. Without naming a figure, President Trump said in April that he would "have no choice... [Full Article...]

Ecuador's president seeks Assange's exit from London embassy

Ecuador's president seeks Assange's exit from London embassy Moreno this week said that, sooner or later, the self-exiled anti-secrecy activist will have to leave the Ecuadorean diplomatic mission. "I have never been in favour of Mr Assange's activity", Mr Moreno said at an event in Madrid. Under the terms of an extradition treaty between the US and the UK, US authorities could request Assange's detention in London. "There should never be a situation wher... [Full Article...]

Polls close in controversial Cambodian election

Polls close in controversial Cambodian election Cambodia's ruling party was poised to win Sunday's (July 29) election with 82.17 per cent of voters having cast their ballots, in spite of a sustained campaign by political exiles for a boycott of the election. Phil Robertson , deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division, told Reuters in an e-mail that many voters grudgingly went to the polls out of fear. [Full Article...]

Extraordinary drug dog worries Colombian cartel - 7/27/2018 8:37:28 AM

Extraordinary drug dog worries Colombian cartel - 7/27/2018 8:37:28 AM The bounty has been issued by the UrabeƱos, also known as the Gulf clan, and they've been cited by the U.S. Justice Department as the " largest and most influential criminal group in Colombia ". This is the place for dogs is considered safe because the airport is outside the influence of the mafia. Colombia is one of the world's leading producers of cocaine , with an output of around 910 to... [Full Article...]

Giuliani details new revelations about Michael Cohen's tapes

Giuliani details new revelations about Michael Cohen's tapes Trump on Friday vehemently repeated his denial that he knew about the meeting, which is at the center of Mueller's probe, tweeting "NO", he "did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr". shared emails about the meeting ahead of a New York Times report that was in the works. The tape was released last week and initially aired on CNN . [Full Article...]

U.S. Not Pursuing Regime Change In Iran -Mattis

U.S. Not Pursuing Regime Change In Iran -Mattis U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday he was considering the possibility of the first talks in years between the defense chiefs of the United States and Russian Federation, a possibility first reported by Reuters on July 17. That has sparked an angry response from Teheran, which has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, through which one-fifth of the world's oil passes in tankers. [Full Article...]

Wildfire near Chelan prompts evacuations, closes highway

Wildfire near Chelan prompts evacuations, closes highway Highway 97 was reopened between Orondo and the Beebe Bridge with single lane piloted traffic shortly before midnight. A wildfire has quickly grown to almost 1200 acres Friday evening north of Wenatchee, Wash., shutting down Highway 97 while crews fight the fire and officials evacuate residents. [Full Article...]

At least 10 people shot in New Orleans

At least 10 people shot in New Orleans New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison told reporters at the scene shortly after midnight that people are on the loose after fleeing on foot. Three more lives-gone. It has to end. "We will dedicate every resource necessary to ending this horror and seeing justice done". "Firing indiscriminately into a crowd, shooting 10 people, killing three?" "It doesn't get more persona... [Full Article...]

Trump claims 'business relationship' with Mueller

Trump claims 'business relationship' with Mueller Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said that Mueller's interest in Trump's Twitter feed shows that he has no real evidence to accuse the president of wrongdoing. The investigation, referred to as an "illegal scam" by Trump, is "headed now by 17 (increased from 13, including an Obama White House lawyer) Angry Democrats, was started by a fraudulent Dossier, paid for by Crooked Hillary and the DNC". [Full Article...]

New York Times publisher hits out at Trump over attacks

New York Times publisher hits out at Trump over attacks The Times said it was free to characterize the previously undisclosed off-the-record discussion after the president's tweet put the meeting on the record. At another point, Trump expressed pride in popularizing the phrase "fake news", and said other countries had begun banning it. Sulzberger responded that those countries were dictatorships and that they were not banning "fake news" but rather... [Full Article...]

Trump family golf course destroys legally protected land

Trump family golf course destroys legally protected land Rudy Giuliani visits the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, June 7, 2018. Further, he noted, the president's former lawyer last week claimed he told Trump about a meeting at Trump Tower between Trump's oldest son, Donald Jr., and Russians, after Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Judge: Gag order unlikely against Stormy Daniels' lawyer

Judge: Gag order unlikely against Stormy Daniels' lawyer The article said it would be a campaign finance violation if Cohen made the payment to bolster the then-candidate's chances of getting into office because it violates the election law by making a contribution that exceeds the legal limit and was not disclosed to election regulators. [Full Article...]

5 dead in Northern California wildfire

5 dead in Northern California wildfire A firefighter lights backfires during the Carr fire in Redding, California on July 27, 2018. Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said he expects to find several of those people alive and just out of touch with loved ones. US President Donald Trump has approved federal aid for the counties. The Cranston Fire near San Bernardino has burned more than 13,130 acres and is 29% contained. [Full Article...]

Potential Government Shutdown Looming Without Border Wall Funding

Potential Government Shutdown Looming Without Border Wall Funding This has led Trump to demand that USA taxpayers fund construction of the wall, claiming he would recoup the money from Mexico through other means. "I think we're going to make sure we keep the government open, but we're going to get better policies on immigration ", Stiver told "This Week". [Full Article...]


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