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France and the United Kingdom have Signed a Border Security Agreement

France and the United Kingdom have Signed a Border Security Agreement In another gesture, the United Kingdom will send three Royal Air Force Chinook helicopters and dozens of personnel to join France's military mission against Islamic militants in Africa's Sahel region. "But it means that you need to contribute to the budget and acknowledge European jurisdiction", Macron warned. However, France will not give in to British demands for the financial services s... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban The court will begin to hear arguments about the merits of the ban in April and will assess Trump's authority for issuing them. The Supreme Court has signaled that it will consider the legality of President Donald Trump's order restricting travel. [Full Article...]

Banning Spielberg in Lebanon

Banning Spielberg in Lebanon However, previous movies by the director, including the BFG and Bridge of Spies were shown in the country. The ban comes after Lebanon outlawed the screening of Wonder Woman in May a year ago. But he has faced few repercussions until now. Lebanon's recent boycotts seem to have changed that. The Lebanese censorship board had recommended that " The Post " be banned, citing a "boycott I... [Full Article...]

Trump's mental health given thumbs up by doctor

Trump's mental health given thumbs up by doctor Overall, Trump is in "excellent" health, Jackson said. Jackson said he prescribed a diet lower in fat and carbohydrates, and exercise. Jackson also declared Trump, who is 71, to be in "excellent" health for a man his age, and said his cardiovascular system in particular is in good shape. [Full Article...]

No back-sliding over Northern Ireland Brexit agreement, Ireland warns UK

No back-sliding over Northern Ireland Brexit agreement, Ireland warns UK The border has largely disappeared since Britain and Ireland joined the EU's single market in 1993 and Northern Ireland's violent "Troubles" wound down after the 1998 Good Friday peace accord. "Europe should not give advantages to our competitors by acting unilaterally", Varadkar said. "Our hearts are still open": EU Council chief Tusk says United Kingdom can still stop Brexit Britain still has ... [Full Article...]

Turns Out Most Australians Don't Actually Care When Australia Day Is Held

Turns Out Most Australians Don't Actually Care When Australia Day Is Held The City of South Perth reaffirmed its commitment to Australia Day after councillor Cheryle Irons put forward a motion in September for the council to celebrate Australia Day on January 26 "each and every year", which was passed unanimously with no councillors debating against it. [Full Article...]

ICE COOL PUTIN? Russian leader plunges into freezing lake in freaky ceremony

ICE COOL PUTIN? Russian leader plunges into freezing lake in freaky ceremony The 65-year-old Russian President stripped to the waist and bared his chest before crossing himself and lowering himself into a hole in the ice over Lake Seliger. In Russia and other Orthodox countries, the twelfth day after Christmas marks the Biblical revelation of Jesus as the son of God to the three wise men. [Full Article...]

Hits, not concussions, cause brain disease

Hits, not concussions, cause brain disease Lee Goldstein , published the findings in the journal Brain after a seven-year study. McKee and her team first examined the brains of four dead teenage athletes who'd suffered head injuries one, two, ten, and one-hundred-and-twenty-eight days, respectively, before they died. [Full Article...]

Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting Lombardo made open a preparatory report into the shooting and said he doesn't anticipate that charges will be documented against Paddock's better half, Marilou Danley, who had been already called a man of enthusiasm for the case. He also said that the report will shed light on planning of the attack, Paddock's research and how he carried out the attack. "We are talking about the largest mass sho... [Full Article...]

Larry Nassar complains it's too hard to listen to victim stories

Larry Nassar complains it's too hard to listen to victim stories Simone Biles and Aly Raisman have also opened up about the abuse they said they expierenced at the hands of Nassar. She would sing in musicals and choirs and be endlessly creative as she wrote songs on the guitar, she said. Court officials said 98 plan to do so, either in person or through submitted statements. "I don't have a dog in this fight, sir", Aquilina said in court Thursday, accordin... [Full Article...]

Facebook widens investigation into Russia's involvement in the Brexit campaign

Facebook widens investigation into Russia's involvement in the Brexit campaign Office of the Director of National Intelligence concluded in a January assessment concerning the alleged election meddling. The social media giant wrote to a committee of MPs on Wednesday agreeing to their request for more information about potential coordinated activity on its website around the Brexit vote in 2016. [Full Article...]

Brigitte Bardot Brands #MeToo Campaigners 'Hypocritical And Ridiculous'

Brigitte Bardot Brands #MeToo Campaigners 'Hypocritical And Ridiculous' Bardot said that she had never experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, and on the contrary "found it charming when men told me that I had a nice little backside". 'I still find it hard to understand what happened to me, ' she said. Deneuve subsequently apologised to victims of sexual assault on Monday, after the letter drew global criticism. [Full Article...]

Assembly elections: Poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland announced

Assembly elections: Poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland announced The Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Meghalaya and Mizoram this year to launch BJP's campaign for the upcoming assembly election in the states. The Assemblies have 60 members each. In the remaining two states, Congress does not have much stake but it would still want to end as the second largest party. Another Christian dominated state that goes to poll is Meghalaya where Congress would ho... [Full Article...]

Fisherman Sues Speedboat Driver Who Crashed Into His Vessel

Fisherman Sues Speedboat Driver Who Crashed Into His Vessel A salmon fisherman who had to jump into the water along with other passengers to save his life is now suing a motorboat driver after his vessel crashed into his. Three people on a fishing boat barely escaped certain tragedy just before a speeding motorboat rammed into the much smaller fishing boat in Oregon's Columbia River. [Full Article...]

Wounded South Carolina deputy remains in critical condition

Wounded South Carolina deputy remains in critical condition Officers were called to McCall's home outside of York around 10.20pm Monday after he attacked his wife, authorities said. He was wanted for allegedly assaulting a woman at the home, deputies said. Doty had been with the department for over 11 years. Chris still works there now. "He just kept to himself", Gilfillan said, adding the 47-year-old never caused any trouble in the neighborhood. [Full Article...]

To North Korea, Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet Is 'Spasm Of A Lunatic'

To North Korea, Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet Is 'Spasm Of A Lunatic' But the United States and others say the worldwide community must look at ways of expanding a broad range of sanctions aimed at North Korea's nuclear program. North and South Korea held talks for the first time in two years last week and Pyongyang says it will send athletes across the border to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . [Full Article...]

Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks travelling in Kazakhstan: Kazakh government

Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks travelling in Kazakhstan: Kazakh government At least 52 Uzbek citizens were killed after a bus caught fire in northwest Kazakhstan, media reported Thursday, citing emergency officials and police. The Kazakh emergency services ministry said it was travelling from the southern Kazakh town of Shymkent to the Russian city of Samara on the Volga river, a distance of nearly 1,900 kilometres (1200 miles). [Full Article...]

Israeli court orders continued detention of Palestinian teen activist and her mother

Israeli court orders continued detention of Palestinian teen activist and her mother Witnesses said two houses belonging to the suspects' extended family were also demolished during the operation. "Israeli occupation forces arrested seven Palestinians in Ramallah and Al-Bireh, six in Jerusalem, two in Hebron [Al-Khalil], two in Jenin and one each in Qalqilya and Jericho", the NGO said in a statement. [Full Article...]

How a selfie taken minutes before the death solved a murder mystery

How a selfie taken minutes before the death solved a murder mystery Gargol was found near a landfill site in Saskatoon , Saskatchewan , after being strangled to death, with the belt used to kill her lying close to the body. "It shouldn't have ever happened". Antoine was sentenced to seven years in jail for manslaughter. Antoine was condemned to seven years for manslaughter. [Full Article...]

CHILE CRACKDOWN: 30 arrested as anger grows at Pope visit

CHILE CRACKDOWN: 30 arrested as anger grows at Pope visit The same thing can happen in our faith: "After a while on the journey or after an initial spurt, there are moments when, without even realizing it, our "bandwidth" begins to fade and we lose our connection, our power", Pope Francis said. "(This place) was the site of grave violations of human rights. They were among nine churches that have been attacked in the country since Friday. Encounter w... [Full Article...]


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