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You Can Have Hard Brexit or No Brexit — EU to Britain

You Can Have Hard Brexit or No Brexit — EU to Britain He warned there could be no single market access without Britain accepting freedom of movement. Protesters from both sides of the issue gathered outside the doors of the High Court in London Thursday morning in anticipation of the court hearing, which is scheduled to last until Monday. [Full Article...]

Russia's Putin willing to halt Aleppo airstrikes for longer

Assad also told state broadcaster SRF that a planned pause in fighting Thursday in the northern city of Aleppo was an important step "but not enough". United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura said the short break would only enable the evacuation of 200 wounded persons from the devastated city. Two hours into the "pause" the French news agency AFP reported that shots had been fired amid "clashes... [Full Article...]

Rita Bahuguna among Congress leaders who quit since 2014 polls

Rita Bahuguna among Congress leaders who quit since 2014 polls Sharpening her attack on the Congress party, Joshi said she served the party for 24 years, but it has lost its reputation. Former Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi's parting potshots at Rahul Gandhi provoked the grand old party to label the woman politician a traitor and an opportunist, even as the top brass lined up to defend the party vice-president. [Full Article...]

10th Woman Accuses Donald Trump Of Sexual Misconduct

10th Woman Accuses Donald Trump Of Sexual Misconduct Reading from a written statement, the NY yoga instructor said she felt Trump objectified her in front of a crowd of men. Karena Virginia came forward on Thursday and spoke out at press conference in the U.S., sobbing as she recalled the moment the billionaire "groped" her. [Full Article...]

Syria says east Aleppo ceasefire has begun, promises 'safe exit'

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the halt should help pave the way for foreign-backed militants to leave the eastern parts of the city. Meanwhile, the Syrian army said that a planned humanitarian truce beginning in eastern Aleppo on Thursday would extend to three days, the state news agency SANA reported late Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Abhishek Verma rejects allegations of purported defence leaks

Abhishek Verma rejects allegations of purported defence leaks C Edmonds Allen sent a complaint to Prime Minister's Office (PMO) alleging that Varun Gandhi used sensitive defence information to "compromise national security". "Abhishek Verma", Bhushan and Yadav said in a statement. Mr Verma was jailed and investigated in several cases including what is known as the navy war room leak, related to the selling of sensitive naval secrets by serving and former m... [Full Article...]

Webster Bank N. A. Lowers stake in McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

Webster Bank N. A. Lowers stake in McDonald's Corporation (MCD) McDonald's Corp. has a 1-year low of $102.08 and a 1-year high of $131.96. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in McDonald's Corp.by 4.1% in the second quarter. The company's revenue was down -3.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.26 EPS. [Full Article...]

Missiles Fired Again At US Ship Near Yemen

It also did not identify the Americans. A Saudi-led coalition has been intervening on the side of the government since March 2015. Last week's airstrike has brought the Saudi-led coalition, which has been battling Yemen's Houthi group for more than a year now, under fire. [Full Article...]

PM's innuendo in response to MP Peter Bone prompts laugher

PM's innuendo in response to MP Peter Bone prompts laugher The Wellingborough MP frequently mentions his wife while making political points in the Commons. 'I hope that Mrs Bone is going to treat the occasion in the appropriate manner'. Speaker of the Commons John Bercow tried to reestablish decorum in the chamber, failing miserably, as he interjected, "Order!" Distressingly, it is not the first time a prime minister has made a joke about Mr Bone's wi... [Full Article...]

More women accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual touching

More women accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual touching While Mr. Trump said the video was just talk and he had never behaved in this way, several women subsequently went public with allegations of sexual misconduct against the NY real estate magnate going back three decades. The allegations , which have rocked Trump's presidential campaign, emerged days after audio of a lewd conversation in which Trump bragged in 2005 about kissing and g... [Full Article...]

Ecuador: We have 'temporarily restricted' Assange's internet

Ecuador: We have 'temporarily restricted' Assange's internet Wikileaks is accusing Ecuador and the U.S. State Department of trying to stop its founder, Julian Assange, from revealing controversial documents that could jeopardize Hillary Clinton's presidential run with three weeks to go before the election. [Full Article...]

The third presidential debate: Live updates from Clinton vs

The third presidential debate: Live updates from Clinton vs The 15-state survey released Tuesday is consistent with national poll averages that show Clinton has pulled ahead in the race since the start of September. Trump is battling multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment, while Clinton is dealing with the fallout from a series of released documents which seem to indicate that a State Department official pressed the Federal Bureau of Investi... [Full Article...]

Upset with Turkey, Iraq seeks UN Security Council session

On Tuesday Baghdad demanded the complete withdrawal of all Turkish forces from the country, days after Ankara approved plans to extend the deployment of its roughly 2,000 troops in northern Iraq . "Each day, the government of Iraq is closer to accomplishing its goal of liberating Iraqis" from ISIL's hold, Anderson said. "The Turkish insistence on its presence inside Iraqi territories has no... [Full Article...]

Marco Rubio won't discuss leaked Democratic emails: 'Tomorrow it could be us'

Marco Rubio won't discuss leaked Democratic emails: 'Tomorrow it could be us' Newman Cigar Company. "Tomorrow it could be us". "The press has created a rigged system and poisoned the minds of the voters, numerous voters", Trump said Tuesday at a Colorado rally. The Clinton campaign won't confirm or deny veracity of the posted messages. The Clinton campaign has refused to confirm the authenticity of the emails published by WikiLeaks. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council slams N Korea's missile launch

UN Security Council slams N Korea's missile launch The launch of the presumed Musadan intermediate-range ballistic missile failed immediately, according to a statement from the South Korean military. Pyongyang may carry out " a sixth, a seventh or an eighth " nuclear test, he added. Such threats have been a staple of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un since he took power after his father's death in 2011. The U.S. and South Korea are also expected t... [Full Article...]

Erdogan says Turkey will not take orders from Iraq

On August 24, the Turkish army with the support of US-led coalition aircraft launched the Euphrates Shield operation to clear Jarabulus and the surrounding area from Daesh. "You are not my interlocutor, you are not at my level, you are not my equivalent, you are not of the same quality as me", Erdogan said, addressing Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. [Full Article...]

Haiyan-like deluge feared as super typhoon nears Philippines

Some locations within the potentially affected areas have powered down the electricity as a precautionary measure. In anticipation of typhoon Lawin's ( Haima ) possible massive impact, Philippine Red Cross (PRC) earlier activated its volunteers for monitoring, rescue and operation with its logistics assets of rescue boats, amphibian and ambulances prepositioned for deployment. [Full Article...]

Watch live stream of Trump, Clinton in final presidential debate tonight here

Watch live stream of Trump, Clinton in final presidential debate tonight here It's the last chance either candidate will have to make a closing argument before tens of millions of voters. Clinton has a lead in the polls nationally and her battleground map of opportunities appears to be growing. Clinton planned to spend Tuesday in NY preparing for the debate in Las Vegas. They include exchanges showing internal concerns about everything from Clinton's ability to conv... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says United Nations must urge al-Qaida militants to leave Aleppo

Lavrov has said a major reason the September 9 cease-fire agreement that he reached with Kerry failed was the inability of those against Syria's government to separate moderate opposition groups from the Nusra Front and Islamic State "terrorist" groups. [Full Article...]

Washington skeptical of Russia's Aleppo ceasefire

A United Nations official says Russian Federation has communicated plans for a total of three eight-hour pauses in military actions in rebel-held parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo over "consecutive days" this week. "The early halting of air strikes is necessary to declare a "humanitarian pause", Mr Shoigu said in a televised statement. It said both sides agreed on "coordinating political st... [Full Article...]


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