EU Withdrawal Bill rejected by Scotland: What happens next?

The dispute revolves around a clause in the Withdrawal bill that the SNP claims limits the lawmaking ability of the Scottish Parliament by letting London seize too many powers being returned from Brussels . Although the Scottish Parliament has no ... More..

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Trump Jr.: Can't recall discussing Russian Federation probe with father
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Trump Jr.: Can't recall discussing Russian Federation probe with father

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee agreed. Their statements affirmed the U.S. intelligence community's assessment, and departed from the findings of the House Intelligence Committee last m...More..

Teachers march in Raleigh, lawmakers give them a standing ovation
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Teachers march in Raleigh, lawmakers give them a standing ovation

It would raise teacher salaries by putting a stop to planned tax cuts for corporations and high income households. North Carolina Association of Educators President Mark Jewell was in the House gallery. She...More..

Tom Wolfe Made Everyone Talk About Him
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tom Wolfe Made Everyone Talk About Him

Wolfe, who produced nine non-fiction books from 1965 to 1981, had lived in New York since joining The New York Herald Tribune as a reporter in 1962. 1983's " The Right Stuff ", about the early days of the...More..

United States move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

United States move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade

The Europeans and Iranians have now tasked experts to come up with measures quickly and will meet again in Vienna next week at a deputy foreign minister level. The U.S. pulled out of the pact last week and pr...More..

Indonesia police shoot dead four men after attack on Riau HQ
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Indonesia police shoot dead four men after attack on Riau HQ

Police said the men belonged to a local extremist group, but not Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), which authorities believe was behind the family suicide bombings. Indonesia is still reeling from the shock of a se...More..

Meghan Markle's Mom Leaves for Royal Wedding with Dress in Hand
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Meghan Markle's Mom Leaves for Royal Wedding with Dress in Hand

Markle in this hard situation". From the guest list to the wedding dress, here's everything you need to know about this year's biggest royal wedding. Thomas Markle is set to miss the wedding of his daughter...More..

Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California

Investigators said they hadn't yet located an explosive device and were searching through debris. The explosion, in a normally tranquil South Orange County city, prompted the evacuation of nearby businesses a...More..

Facebook to United Kingdom parliament: no Zuckerberg for you
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Facebook to United Kingdom parliament: no Zuckerberg for you

To which committee chair Damian Collins raged that if the exec truly recognised the seriousness of the issues, "we would expect that he would want to appear in front of the committee and answer questions that a...More..

N Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

N Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

The Punggye-ri site in the northeast of the country was used for all of the North's six nuclear tests and lies deep within mountains. Some in the global community believe Kim's commitment to close Punggye-ri ...More..

Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society

What would the Stop Soros law do? . The latest proposed legislation on nongovernmental organizations follows the passage of a 2017 law that imposed burdensome reporting requirements on Hungarian human rights...More..

German outrage after football stars pose with Turkish President Erdogan
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

German outrage after football stars pose with Turkish President Erdogan

Erdogan does not sufficiently respect". "In doing that, our players have certainly not helped the DFB's work on integration". As Germany internationals, we own up to the values of the DFB and are aware of ou...More..

North Korea threatens to cancel meeting with Trump
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

North Korea threatens to cancel meeting with Trump

North Korea has cancelled high-level talks with South Korea because of anger over military exercises, state media reports. It said the dismantling would take place between May 23 and 25. The discussions may al...More..

Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos

The bridge's opening ceremony drew further criticism. Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its strong protest against the launch of the bridge across the Kerch Strait by Russian Federation in...More..

Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya

The first explosion took place in Surabaya's Santa Maria church, killing four people, including the suicide bomber. The flurry of bombings raised concerns that previously beaten-down militant networks in ...More..

United States should not have undertaken harsh interrogations — Trump CIA nominee
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

United States should not have undertaken harsh interrogations — Trump CIA nominee

At her confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill , Haspel told lawmakers she would not restart the agency's torture program ― which included waterboarding ― if confirmed as the CIA's director. Intelligence committe...More..

9 killed in multiple blasts in Jalalabad attack
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

9 killed in multiple blasts in Jalalabad attack

Fourty-two people were also wounded. He said there were at least two explosions followed by a gun battle that was still underway, adding that security forces have surrounded the building. Both the Taliban a...More..

Pakistan Prevents US Diplomat From Leaving the Country
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Pakistan Prevents US Diplomat From Leaving the Country

Just Friday, we saw the Foreign Office in a tit for tat move imposed reciprocal travel restrictions on American diplomats after the same were slapped by Washington on Pakistani diplomats. Washington later suspe...More..

China launches first domestically-made aircraft carrier
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

China launches first domestically-made aircraft carrier

It is the first time the ship's engine, propulsion and navigation systems would be tested at sea, a year after it first took to the water at its official launch, state media said. China is in the midst of a mil...More..

Ireland makes Eurovision final for first time in five years
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Ireland makes Eurovision final for first time in five years

That confident second rehearsal has vastly improved her match fitness with the fans and bloggers who closely rank this year's contestants as they run through their rehearsals. "I was always a musician and it ...More..

MELOVIN will perform first at the Eurovision song contest 2018
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

MELOVIN will perform first at the Eurovision song contest 2018

Eurovision 2018 is well underway - and it's been a lively competition so far, with the UK's entry having to contend with a rowdy stage invader. The dress comes to life with lightening displays and laser effe...More..

Theresa May told ministers to get 'hands on' over customs dispute
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Theresa May told ministers to get 'hands on' over customs dispute

Its report, " Brexit: food prices and availability" warned that if an agreement could not be negotiated by the time the United Kingdom left the European Union , the increase in tariffs could lead to signifi...More..

Donald Trump Trump Declares Disaster For Hawaii Volcano Eruption
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Donald Trump Trump Declares Disaster For Hawaii Volcano Eruption

Hawaii Gov. David Ige, a Democrat said crews at a geothermal energy plant near the lava outbreak accelerated the removal of stored flammable fuel as a precaution. The USGS added that further explosions coul...More..

Saudi Arabia, Israel Hail Trump on Iran
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Saudi Arabia, Israel Hail Trump on Iran

US President Donald Trump faced diplomatic isolation on Wednesday as world powers scrambled to save a landmark deal curbing Iran's nuclear program that he has rejected. The Russians and Chinese would have s...More..

Oklahoma's Governor Signs First Anti-LGBTQ Law Of 2018
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Oklahoma's Governor Signs First Anti-LGBTQ Law Of 2018

Fallin vetoed the bill that would have removed the jury from its role in sentencing offenders younger than 18 and put the responsibility exclusively in the hands of a judge. I believe the firearms requirement w...More..