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Allies rally around May as Brexit takes toll on leadership

Allies rally around May as Brexit takes toll on leadership The backstop would not have an expiry date or allow for a unilateral exit and, if the new EU-UK trade deal is not ready by the end of the transition period, the backstop would kick in with Northern Ireland in "full alignment with those rules of (the EU's) internal market and the customs union", which critics say amounts to a barrier down the Irish Sea. [Full Article...]

The world has just redefined the kilogram

The world has just redefined the kilogram They also voted to update definitions for the ampere (electrical current), the kelvin (thermodynamic temperature), and the mole (amount of a substance). The machine measures the weight of an object by the strength of the electric current and voltage required to produce a compensating force, equalising one force with another. [Full Article...]

Wreckage of Argentine navy submarine that exploded,disappeared one year ago found

Wreckage of Argentine navy submarine that exploded,disappeared one year ago found Earlier in the morning, the navy said a "positive identification" had been made by a remote-operated submersible from the American company Ocean Infinity . The short circuit was caused by seawater entering the vessel's "snorkel", a tube that reaches the surface to refresh the vessel's air and recharge the batteries, the captain said in a call to his commander on land. [Full Article...]

Brown, Newsom to Join Trump on Camp Fire Visit

Brown, Newsom to Join Trump on Camp Fire Visit Trump stepped off Air Force One at Beale Air Force Base near Marysville, where he was greeted by Gov. Still, she said that if she met him, she would say, "Think about what you're saying, because it takes away from all the good stuff you're doing". [Full Article...]

Andrew Gillum Ends Florida Governor Bid, Concedes On Facebook Live

Andrew Gillum Ends Florida Governor Bid, Concedes On Facebook Live In a Facebook Live video with his wife, Gillum announced his concession and congratulated DeSantis on his victory. "Congratulations to Andrew Gillum on having run a really tough and competitive race for Governor of the Great State of Florida", Trump tweeted . [Full Article...]

Trupti returns home after 14-hour standoff

Trupti returns home after 14-hour standoff Only reason we made a decision to go back is that the police said our visit would result in a law and order situation and incidents of violence. Speaking about the episode at the Cochin Airport, Desai said, "Protesters were resorting to violence, to hooliganism, they should not have done that". [Full Article...]

Bangladesh to persuade Rohingyas to leave 'voluntarily'

Bangladesh to persuade Rohingyas to leave 'voluntarily' The refugees "are not willing to go back now", said Refugee Commissioner Abul Kalam. "The history of the Rohingya in Myanmar is one filled with repeated episodes of violence, flight and return ", Ms Bachelet said. "To be honest, Bangladesh is weak in following the physical arrangements", said Myint Thu, permanent secretary at Myanmar's foreign affairs ministry, at a media briefing, according to... [Full Article...]

Pence Condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi For Treatment Of Rohingya, Imprisoned Journalists

Pence Condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi For Treatment Of Rohingya, Imprisoned Journalists Asean has mulled dispatching representatives to Myanmar to oversee the repatriation and resettlement of the refugees after Myanmar and Bangladesh reached an agreement at the end of October to send thousands of them back beginning today. Some 18,000 Rohingya women and girls were raped by Myanmar's army and police and over 115,000 Rohingya homes were burned down and 113,000 others vandalized, it add... [Full Article...]

Macron Tells Trump That France and U.S. Owe Each Other Respect

Macron Tells Trump That France and U.S. Owe Each Other Respect They were starting to learn German in Paris before the USA came along. He added: "The problem is that Emmanuel suffers from a very low Approval Rating in France, 26%, and an unemployment rate of nearly 10%". and United Kingdom in Syria last April. Previously had already accused France's government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux Trump a lack of decency. The creation of such an organisation is ... [Full Article...]

Protectionism 'doomed to failure', Xi Jinping says in swipe at US

Protectionism 'doomed to failure', Xi Jinping says in swipe at US Experts have warned that the tit-for-tat trade war could seriously harm the global economy. Duterte was supposed to depart from Port Moresby, where APEC events are being held, late afternoon on Sunday, November 18. He said the terms of China's loans were "opaque at best" and "too often, they come with strings attached and lead to staggering debt". "Do not accept foreign debt that could comprom... [Full Article...]

Stacey Abrams Prepares 'UNPRECEDENTED MOVE' to Force SECOND VOTE — LAST DITCH EFFORT

Stacey Abrams Prepares 'UNPRECEDENTED MOVE' to Force SECOND VOTE — LAST DITCH EFFORT The Democrat's longshot strategy relied on a statute that's never been used in such a high-stakes contest. Kemp's win will also please President Donald Trump , who disparaged Abrams, a former state House minority leader, as "not qualified" before the election and campaigned for the two-term secretary of state. [Full Article...]

Iran executes gold market's 'Sultan of Coins'

Iran executes gold market's 'Sultan of Coins' The very specter of sanctions, even before they were resumed in August, plunged the Iranian currency market into turmoil and sent the rial plummeting about 70 percent against the dollar, fueling a surge in prices and encouraging illegal trading. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation probe investigators’ questions ‘very easy’ to answer

Russian Federation probe investigators’ questions ‘very easy’ to answer The questions, which focus on the collusion allegation and not issues of obstruction of justice, were the product of grueling negotiations on whether Mr. Trump's former national security adviser, onetime campaign chair and personal attorney have all agreed to plead guilty to various charges, as have two others from his campaign team, following investigations launched by the special counsel. [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama Jokes George Clooney Is Her "Freebie"

Michelle Obama Jokes George Clooney Is Her The zinger of the night was the very last thing she was finally free to say now that she's no longer FLOTUS. "I've never eaten a vegetable". Have you ever heard anything more shocking? She wrote that in 1992 when her husband, President Barack Obama , brought her to the country, the tour was frustrating from the onset, therefore making the rest of it a nightmare. [Full Article...]

Sealed Report Shows Julian Assange Has Been Charged In The U.S.

Sealed Report Shows Julian Assange Has Been Charged In The U.S. The text was discovered in an August 22 filing by assistant US attorney Kellen S. Dwyer, as part of an ongoing case in the Eastern District of Virginia. Since then, Assange's status has remained in question but his welcome in the embassy and by the government of Ecuador has worn thin. "That was not the intended name for this filing", the spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

Yemen rebels mine entrances to Hodeida port: employees

Yemen rebels mine entrances to Hodeida port: employees British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt met with Saudi King Salman on Monday during a visit to the kingdom to press its rulers to support United Nations efforts to end the conflict. A 15-year-old boy died last week of shrapnel wounds in Hodeida , Save the Children said. The port's deputy director, Yahya Sharafeddine, said the main entrance to the docks had been "the target of air raids" but was f... [Full Article...]

CNN wins court order restoring White House reporter's access

CNN wins court order restoring White House reporter's access CNN alleged that Acosta's First and Fifth Amendment rights were violated when the White House revoked his "hard pass". What should also be noted is that other media outlets like Fox News joined CNN in the lawsuit against the White House. [Full Article...]

Facebook To Launch Independent Body For Calls On Content

Facebook To Launch Independent Body For Calls On Content Facebook issued its report a day after a bombshell report in the New York Times that revealed how the company attempted to deny and deflect blame for Russia's manipulation of its platform. He said Facebook still has to figure out who should be on the body. "I failed to prepare my employer for the disinformation campaign and that is on me". [Full Article...]

Baby snatched by monkey dies in Taj Mahal city

Baby snatched by monkey dies in Taj Mahal city Verma said the infant was declared dead on arrival at hospital but the family refused to allow a postmortem and the cause of death - whether from a fall, bite or something else - could not be ascertained. The baby refused to let go of its mother and only moved when a passerby dragged the body out of the road. "Monkey attacks have become so frequent that women and children are afraid of going out... [Full Article...]

Melbourne cafe owner identified as victim of Bourke Street terror attack

Melbourne cafe owner identified as victim of Bourke Street terror attack Mr Malaspina's family has today accepted an offer by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews for a State funeral which is expected to be held next week. "He was a distinctly recognisable figure in his colourful choice of clothing and his flamboyant personality". [Full Article...]


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