• Brexit: Theresa May withdraws major vote from parliament at 11th hour
Brexit: Theresa May withdraws major vote from parliament at 11th hour

She has promised to give the House of Commons a binding say on whether or not to ratify the U.K.'s withdrawal agreement with the European Union before the country leaves the bloc on March 29. Main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the United Kingdom no longer had "a functioning government". He questioned what she could achieve b...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency director will brief small group of lawmakers on Khashoggi murder
Central Intelligence Agency director will brief small group of lawmakers on Khashoggi murder

Graham described the evidence as "a smoking saw". "You have to be willfully blind not to come to the conclusion and that this was orchestrated and organized by people under the command of MBS and that he was intricately involved in the demise of Mr.

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  • Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser
Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser

President Donald Trump is expected to name the Army's top general, Mark Milley , as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday, in a decision that appears to be coming months earlier than expected.

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  • End of good times: Vijay Mallya to be extradited
End of good times: Vijay Mallya to be extradited

Can Mallya appeal the verdict? The judge's decision on whether to send Mallya's case to UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid can be appealed with the UK High Court's permission, with the person to be extradited entitled to make an application for permission to appeal to the High Court within 14 days of the date of the Chief Magistrate's ruling.

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  • Donald Trump RIDICULED for claiming Michael Cohen filing ‘TOTALLY CLEARS the President’
Donald Trump RIDICULED for claiming Michael Cohen filing ‘TOTALLY CLEARS the President’

The House Intelligence Committee and special counsel Robert Mueller would need to investigate further before it could be decided if that meets the standard for an impeachable offense, Schiff said on the program. In April 2012, the Federal Election Commission released an audit of Obama's 2008 campaign that found that his committee did not disclo...

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  • Police investigate break-in at Vancouver home linked to detained Huawei executive
Police investigate break-in at Vancouver home linked to detained Huawei executive

Specifically, the New York Times wrote on Friday, prosecutors in Canada allege that from 2009-2014, Meng used a Hong Kong front company, Skycom Tech, to do business in Iran while Huawei cleared financial transactions through US banks, causing the latter to be "victim institutions" of fraud.

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  • European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally
European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally

The British government is free to do so as long as no withdrawal agreement has entered force. "That possibility exists for as long as a withdrawal agreement concluded between the European Union and that Member State has not entered into force or, if no such agreement has been concluded, for as long as the two-year period from the date of the no...

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  • Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff
Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

Also emerging as a candidate is Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican and the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. Sources said Ayers offered to serve as interim chief of staff, but Mr. Mulvaney has been saying for nearly two months now that he would be more interested in becoming commerce or treasury secretary if that would be helpfu...

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  • Will Trump be indicted for alleged campaign finance violations?
Will Trump be indicted for alleged campaign finance violations?

Under U.S. law, campaign contributions, defined as things of value given to a campaign to influence an election , must be disclosed. They show the President's former attorney, Michael Cohen , acted on the President's direction, when he broke the law in two election-related crimes.

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  • Marco Rubio doesn't know whether UN pick is up to the job
Marco Rubio doesn't know whether UN pick is up to the job

FILE - Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill, Oct. 4, 2018, in Washington . Barr later worked as a corporate general counsel and is now counsel at a prominent worldwide law firm, Kirkland & Ellis LLP. "He (Trump) appointed her because of her personal loyalty to him and alignment with his foreign policy goals", West...

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  • Pence man out as Trump's chief
Pence man out as Trump's chief

One source said Trump had sought a two-year commitment from Ayers and that Ayers was unable to agree to that. The president recently announced that his chief of staff John Kelly would be leaving the post after almost two years. Mr. Trump brought Mr. Kelly in past year to restore order to the White House, but has clashed repeatedly with th...

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  • Saudis reject extraditing suspects to Turkey in Khashoggi murder
Saudis reject extraditing suspects to Turkey in Khashoggi murder

Earlier, Istanbul's chief prosecutor filed a request for warrants on suspicion of planning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi , documents seen by TRT World said on Wednesday. Khashoggi, a Saudi contributor to the Washington Post , was killed shortly after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on Oct 2 . The source describes Khashoggi st...

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  • Senate, House pass stopgap spending bill
Senate, House pass stopgap spending bill

But the Bill does nothing to resolve the central dispute looming over the final days of the 115th Congress: Mr Trump's demand for US$5 billion (S$6.8 billion) to fund his long-promised wall along the border with Mexico. The short-term spending bill avoided a partisan fight that had been expected this week as Washington . Talks to resolve the...

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  • Trump nominates next UN Ambassador and Attorney General
Trump nominates next UN Ambassador and Attorney General

GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have come out against the nomination of William Barr to head the Department of Justice (DOJ), saying that he - much like his predecessor, Jeff Sessions - is opposed to LGBT rights. While heading the Justice Department in the early 1990s, Barr oversaw two independent investigations. While Barr initially ...

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  • Impeachable offenses don’t mean House will act on Trump, Democratic lawmaker says
Impeachable offenses don’t mean House will act on Trump, Democratic lawmaker says

Trump's tweets also questioned the choice of a prosecutor who has been probing the actions of Jerome Corsi, a right-wing author and conspiracy theorist. FILE - Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her in West Hollywood, Calif., May 23, 2018. "My takeaway is there's a very real prospect that on the day donald trump leaves office the Ju...

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  • Third Lebanon War Seems Inevitable Amid Threats, Discovery of Terror Tunnels
Third Lebanon War Seems Inevitable Amid Threats, Discovery of Terror Tunnels

The Israeli Army said Saturday it uncovered a second tunnel crossing from Lebanon into Israel, days after it announced an operation to "expose and thwart" such tunnels. The Prime Minister's Office stated, "Netanyahu updated President Putin on the details of Operation Northern Shield and Israel's intention to continue to thwart the tunnel threat...

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  • Australia passes world-first legislation to snoop on Whatsapp
Australia passes world-first legislation to snoop on Whatsapp

Under Australia's legislation, the police can force companies to create a technical function that would give them access to encrypted messages without the user's knowledge. Organizations receiving that kind of notice are compelled to build a new capability to give assistance to the government. "There are lots of people, businesses and gover...

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  • READ: House Intelligence Committee Release James Comey's Interview Transcript
READ: House Intelligence Committee Release James Comey's Interview Transcript

He chose to comply after the committee agreed to give him a full transcript of that testimony within 24 hours, which he is free to make public. Comey largely dodged questions connected to the current Mueller-led probe, including whether his May 2017 firing by Trump constituted obstruction of justice.

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  • May Could Delay Brexit Deal Vote, Travel to European Union for Better Agreement
May Could Delay Brexit Deal Vote, Travel to European Union for Better Agreement

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been trying to win over critics of her Brexit agreement. Today the PM told Mail on Sunday she still hopes her deal will pass the Commons on Tuesday and outlined her opposition to a "people's vote".

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  • Tennessee plans to execute 2nd inmate in 2 months using electric chair
Tennessee plans to execute 2nd inmate in 2 months using electric chair

Miller was pronounced dead at 19:25 local time on Thursday (01:25 GMT Friday) at the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. Miller is the second murderer to be executed with the electric chair in the past two months. Miller became the second person to die in the state's electric chair in just over a month. Zagorski was executed o...

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