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Theresa May to address Parliament amid reports of delayed Brexit vote

Theresa May to address Parliament amid reports of delayed Brexit vote

The pound has fallen for four consecutive weeks, with traders struggling to comprehend the vote options and consequences of more political instability. The pound fell sharply against the dollar on the...

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Hodeida 'most difficult' issue at Yemen talks

Hodeida 'most difficult' issue at Yemen talks

Both sides in Yemen's civil war agreed Tuesday to exchange more than 15,000 prisoners by January 20, a member of the rebel delegation said , in what could be the first major breakthrough in the 4-y...

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Siberian Serial Killer Convicted for Murder and Rape of 60 More Women

Siberian Serial Killer Convicted for Murder and Rape of 60 More Women

Popkov offered rides to women late at night, sometimes in his police vehicle, while off-duty around his city of Angarsk near Irkutsk, 4,200 kilometres east of Moscow . The grey-haired 54-year-old ap...

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Saudi Refusal to Extradite Khashoggi's Killers Vexes Turkey

Saudi Refusal to Extradite Khashoggi's Killers Vexes Turkey

Fahrettin Altun, director of communications at the Turkish presidency, said Riyadh's refusal to extradite the suspects was very disappointing and would play into the hands of critics "who believe Saud...

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Theresa May vote of no confidence: What could happen next

Theresa May vote of no confidence: What could happen next

Prime Minister Theresa May is facing the biggest political fight of her career. How does the Tory leadership contest work? In a trip to Japan later in the year she insisted she would lead the ...

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Mueller: Manafort lied to investigators about funds, contacts

Mueller: Manafort lied to investigators about funds, contacts

He recommended a prison sentence between 51 and 63 months for Cohen, who was more than a connected one and a half decades of personal and business closely with Trump. That Russian national claimed t...

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Trump says he'll pick new chief of staff within weeks

Trump says he'll pick new chief of staff within weeks

Heilemann suggested that Ayers, the vice president's chief of staff, might have made a decision to leave the White House after Trump was implicated in a felony conspiracy by federal prosecutors. "A ...

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British PM to visit Dublin for Brexit deal talks

British PM to visit Dublin for Brexit deal talks

In a telephone conversation, Varadkar and Tusk also agreed that the withdrawal agreement was the only possible deal, and could not be renegotiated. On her whistlestop tour after cancelling a Commons...

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Fatal shooting at Christmas market in Strasbourg, France

Fatal shooting at Christmas market in Strasbourg, France

When a suspect began shooting in the city centre just before 8pm on Tuesday, police quickly identified the suspect as the same man. Anti-terror police descended on the market and attempted to appreh...

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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Nadia Murad & Dr. Denis Mukwege

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Nadia Murad & Dr. Denis Mukwege

Nadia Murad: "Today is a special day for me". Murad was taken to Mosul, the Iraqi "capital" of the IS s self-declared caliphate, where she was held captive and repeatedly gang-raped, tortured and b...

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USA returns looted bells to Philippines

USA returns looted bells to Philippines

After the violence, the Americans took three church bells as spoils of war that Filipinos would demand for decades to be handed back. The US forces razed the town which killed thousands of Filipinos...

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Google For You Tab Expands To iOS Devices & 130 Countries

Google For You Tab Expands To iOS Devices & 130 Countries

At the time, Google's expectation for an iOS launch was just sometime in the future. The For You tab is now being rolled out to iOS users across Canada. In other words, if you are willing to trade p...

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The PlayStation Classic Gets Hacked for Easy USB-Based Game ROMs

The PlayStation Classic Gets Hacked for Easy USB-Based Game ROMs

Though its external design is a great mini mimic of the original groundbreaking console, its pre-installed game library is missing out on some of the "classics" to make it justify its name. Why it mat...

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US Marines: Five missing after Japan crash declared dead

US Marines: Five missing after Japan crash declared dead

Japan's maritime self-defence forces rescued two airmen from the fighter jet shortly after the accident, but one has since died. "Every possible effort was made to recover our crew and I hope the fa...

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Speaker mocks Philip Hammond after Brexit deal plea to Labour MPs

Speaker mocks Philip Hammond after Brexit deal plea to Labour MPs

The Prime Minister will have breakfast in the Netherlands this morning before going on to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin . The issue of the Irish backstop - the back-up plan to ...

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Man detained after police fire Taser during incident inside grounds of Parliament

Man detained after police fire Taser during incident inside grounds of Parliament

Police restrain a man inside the grounds of the Houses of Parliament in London, Dec. 11, 2018. "I heard a scream and then looked out the window, and then about half a dozen police officers who appea...

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Epic Games Removes All ‘Infinity Blade’ Games From App Store

Epic Games Removes All ‘Infinity Blade’ Games From App Store

Folks that previously owned the games may still download them from their purchase history for the time being. Current owners will continue to be able to play these games, and download* them to their...

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Smocking gun: Twitter users mock Donald Trump after double spelling error

Smocking gun: Twitter users mock Donald Trump after double spelling error

This isn't the first time Trump has referred to a "smocking gun" on Twitter . "Today in Spellcheck Can't Save You: "Smocking" is a type of embroidery made of many small folds sewn into place", the ...

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Chrissy Teigen criticises editing out of scars and stretch marks

Chrissy Teigen criticises editing out of scars and stretch marks

And she said of social media: "There's so much more than these fake-ass Instagram people.... It makes me sad, because that's not really how it is". On husband John Legend " s workouts: "He can't...

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OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Hands-On: Salute to Speed

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Hands-On: Salute to Speed

Thanks to the new integrated circuits in both the charger and the phone , as well as a tight power management system, the smartphone reaches a power of 30 watts without slowing down, even when the de...

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Visitation, funeral arrangements set for Breana Rouhselang

Visitation, funeral arrangements set for Breana Rouhselang

Rouhselang was a manager of the Mishawaka High School football team. When investigators surveyed the alley behind Rouhselang's home, they found glasses and a hat with what appeared to be blood on it...

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China and USA discuss trade talks timetable

China and USA discuss trade talks timetable

Beijing's latest outcry over the case also led to the suspension of a planned Canadian forestry trade mission to China this week. Lawyers for Meng argued that she should be granted bail, saying tha...

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United States imposes sanctions on 3 NK officials

United States imposes sanctions on 3 NK officials

Mnuchin said in the release. Monday's sanctions were imposed in line with a State Department report on human rights abuses and censorship in North Korea. North Korea has repeatedly rejected accusati...

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Former flatmate of Grace Millane murder accused says he made her uncomfortable

Former flatmate of Grace Millane murder accused says he made her uncomfortable

The last confirmed sighting of Ms Millane was at 9.41pm on December 1, the day before her birthday, at the Citylife Hotel, when she was seen with a "male companion". Justice means the person accused i...

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Supreme Court Ducks Effort To Defund Planned Parenthood

Supreme Court Ducks Effort To Defund Planned Parenthood

The dispute at the high court has nothing to do with abortion , as Thomas pointed out in a dissent that was joined by Justices Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch . "The division in the lower courts s...

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Nobel Peace Prize winners call for justice for war rape victims

Nobel Peace Prize winners call for justice for war rape victims

A Nobel Peace Prize victor from the Democratic Republic of Congo dedicated his award to all women harmed by sexual violence. "For twenty years now, day after day, at Panzi hospital, I have seen the ...

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Armenia PM's side wins snap elections by landslide

Armenia PM's side wins snap elections by landslide

But - regardless of how many votes they win - opposition parties will take at least 30 per cent of parliamentary seats, according to Armenia's electoral law. Previous elections have been marred by a...

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NSW Premier rejects pill testing after music festival death

NSW Premier rejects pill testing after music festival death

Callum Brosnan was one of four people rushed to hospital after the Knockout Games of Destiny event at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday night. Three people were placed in induced comas following ...

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Claims of fear to return home spike at US-Mexico border

Claims of fear to return home spike at US-Mexico border

The trend was highlighted by a caravan of more than 6,000 migrants, largely from Honduras, that arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, last month, many hoping to seek asylum across the border in San Diego . Tho...

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Labour leader Corbyn tells May: Make way for Labour

Labour leader Corbyn tells May: Make way for Labour

Russell-Moyle was met with an angry uproar as fellow MPs shouted at him to "put it back". The centuries-old gilded staff is the symbol of royal authority. She did not set a new date for the vote. ...

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