Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

New housing minister to be appointed as Raab made Brexit Secretary New housing minister to be appointed as Raab made Brexit Secretary

Davis has been widely disparaged during his time as Brexit Secretary and he brought his own brand of "back of a fag packet" policy across the Irish Sea too. The PM will be hoping the publishing of her Brexit White Paper on Thursday will not trigger...

Germany ‘totally controlled by Russia,’ Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Germany ‘totally controlled by Russia,’ Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief

The U.S. spends the most at 22.1 percent because it has the largest economy. Therefore, no delinquency or question of reimbursement. Freeland says she has discussed the issue with Ukraine, which opposes the pipeline because of the leverage it would...

How do they decontaminate Salisbury and Amesbury sites? How do they decontaminate Salisbury and Amesbury sites?

Police are now searching for a "contaminated item" that could have exposed the pair to the nerve agent, which is the same substance found in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripel and his daughter Yulia in nearby Salisbury . "The brutal ...

President Trump announces his historic nomination for the Supreme Court President Trump announces his historic nomination for the Supreme Court

Booker also slammed Trump over Kavanaugh's past opinions that presidents shouldn't be investigated or indicted - which the senator connected to Trump's self-interest in diminishing the ongoing Russian Federation investigations. He also worked with ...

Trade and tea with the Queen Trade and tea with the Queen

The issue is, "Do they have freedom to protest, freedom to assemble and should they be allowed to do so?" Trump has always been a supporter of Brexit and has expressed enthusiasm for a wide-ranging trade deal with Britain after it leaves the Europe...

Quarter-final roundup and semi-final schedule Quarter-final roundup and semi-final schedule

But we have to kill games earlier. There are teams who have played better than England who are back home now. "We have already achieved something big by reaching the semi-finals". It would have been the nation's first final since they won in 1966...

Trump administration threatens tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports Trump administration threatens tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports

China imported US goods worth $130 billion previous year and Friday's tariff hike hit $ 34 billion of that, with another $16 billion cited for a possible increase. China "cannot match fresh USA tariffs", Vishnu Varathan of Mizuho Bank said in a re...

Man harasses woman over Puerto Rico shirt, says it’s ‘un-American’ Man harasses woman over Puerto Rico shirt, says it’s ‘un-American’

Among other things, he tells Irizarry to not wear a T-shirt celebrating Puerto Rico if she's an American citizen - despite the territory being part of the U.S. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello shared his viewpoint on the video via Twitter on Mond...

Trump lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders over defense spending

Trump, in a testy exchange with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg , took issue with the USA protecting Germany when the European nation is making deals with Russian Federation. "We decide our own policies and make our own decisions". Tru...

Turkey sacks 18,500 state employees over alleged terrorism links Turkey sacks 18,500 state employees over alleged terrorism links

Turkey declared a state of emergency for the first time on July 20, 2016, following the defeated coup by the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (or FETO) and its US-based leader Fetullah Gulen, which left 251 people dead and almost 2,200 wounded.

Susan Collins Says Brett Kavanaugh Is 'Clearly' Qualified For Supreme Court Susan Collins Says Brett Kavanaugh Is 'Clearly' Qualified For Supreme Court

Trump wants to leave an enduring mark on the court, giving it a solid five-justice conservative majority for the foreseeable future. "What matters is not a judge's political views but whether they can set aside those views to do what the law and the ...

YouTube to invest $25 million to boost 'trusted' news sources YouTube to invest $25 million to boost 'trusted' news sources

This year, the platform was forced to apologize when a video that reached the top of its Trending section claimed Parkland school shooting victim David Hogg was a "crisis actor". "We remain committed to working with the journalism community to ...

Driver identified in crash that killed New Jersey father, 4 daughters Driver identified in crash that killed New Jersey father, 4 daughters

Audie's brother, Danny, also flew from Florida after hearing what happened. "'I'm trying to keep it together", Daniel Trinidad told the New York Post . Now my sister-in-law is all by herself. "It won't be that soon". The driver of the vehicle, a...

Giuliani says Trump might interview with Mueller in Russia investigation Giuliani says Trump might interview with Mueller in Russia investigation

But the examples of corruption resulting from the Mueller investigation Scarborough cited are not directly related to actions that occurred during the campaign; they are actions taken before or after the campaign. Vanity Fair has described Cohen's h...

Group beats 92-year-old man with brick and spews racist slurs Group beats 92-year-old man with brick and spews racist slurs

Rodriguez travels to the US yearly from Michoacan, Mexico, to visit his family in Willowbrook, grandson Erik Mendoza told CNN , which reported that the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was seeking up to five suspects - the woman and three...

Trump says he can't say if Putin is friend or foe Trump says he can't say if Putin is friend or foe

Allies are braced for a barrage of invective from Trump for not spending enough on defence, and are apprehensive that his often sceptical tone on the alliance that has underpinned European security for 70 years might turn into outright hostility.

Trump announces Supreme Court pick Trump announces Supreme Court pick

But his decision and status as the court's swing vote on a number of social issues left liberals anxious the court would soon become more conservative under Trump's watch. His wife, Ashley, also worked as a personal secretary in the Bush White Hous...

Judge warns Trump administration to stick to deadline on family reunification Judge warns Trump administration to stick to deadline on family reunification

There are as many as 2,900 more children five or older who remain in federal custody awaiting a July 26 reunification deadline, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Thursday. "Our process may not be as quick as some would like, but there is no question it is...

Thai cave rescue: Eight of 12 soccer players rescued from cave Thai cave rescue: Eight of 12 soccer players rescued from cave

He said the next phase of the operation will resume in between 10 and 20 hours - probably late Monday morning or afternoon - as rescuers have to replaced empty compressed air tanks and perform other maintenance on the rescue system. Authorities have ...

Phil Thompson suggests Leicester’s Harry Maguire for Liverpool Phil Thompson suggests Leicester’s Harry Maguire for Liverpool

Maguire has gone on to star for England at the World Cup and headed the opening goal in the quarter-final clash against Sweden . "We must rest now but I am sure we will have enough energy to face England because there is hardly a greater mot...

Nirbhaya gang rape: Supreme Court to decide on death sentence, Monday Nirbhaya gang rape: Supreme Court to decide on death sentence, Monday

Hanging a few men will not change the manner in which women are affected by sexual violence in their daily lives. She was dumped on the streets after 45 minutes with horrific internal injuries, and died 13 days later in a Singapore hospital.

UK: Dawn Sturgess dies after exposure to nerve agent Novichok UK: Dawn Sturgess dies after exposure to nerve agent Novichok

Russian officials dismissed any claims that the Kremlin was responsible for the death of a British woman near Salisbury , in an incident that United Kingdom officials described as another case of the Novichok poisoning. Some of the symptoms suffer...

Make peace great again: Brussels protests against Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation visit Make peace great again: Brussels protests against Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation visit

But Trump's "obsession with it, the constant harping on it, and the exclusive focus on it - that's pretty new", said Goldgeier. "This is not fair, nor is it acceptable", he said . The US president has been unleashing scathing attacks on America's tr...

Maritimes could be in path of Tropical Storm Chris, Environment Canada says Maritimes could be in path of Tropical Storm Chris, Environment Canada says

There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect, though the NHC said life-threatening swells could reach mid-Atlantic states. The storm had maximum sustained winds of about 60 miles per hour Monday morning with stronger gusts but was expected t...

Former Ohio State wrestling coaches release statement supporting Jordan Former Ohio State wrestling coaches release statement supporting Jordan

Strzok has become a focus of House Republicans after special counsel Robert Mueller removed him from the Russian Federation probe over questions of anti-Trump texts. "I think the only reason he's being dragged into it is because of his political stat...

2nd rescue underway at flooded Thai cave 2nd rescue underway at flooded Thai cave

Four boys and their football coach are still in the cave. The official declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media. The rescued boys are in quarantine, BBC News reports . Thai authorities said the four boys rescued from...

China may be exerting 'negative pressure' on North Korea China may be exerting 'negative pressure' on North Korea

However, he did not go into detail about what was actually achieved during his latest stay in Pyongyang . Still, the veteran diplomat sees the need for Pompeo, with the backing of the president, to continue negotiating with North Korea for the sak...

US service member killed, two others wounded in Afghanistan US service member killed, two others wounded in Afghanistan "insider" attack

The attack comes a year after an Afghan soldier killed three USA service members during what was a joint operation. Officials at the top USA military headquarters in Kabul could not immediately be reached for additional comment. But as NPR's David...

One dead after helicopter crashed into Virginia residence One dead after helicopter crashed into Virginia residence

The pilot of the helicopter is still unaccounted for, and emergency workers can not access the crash scene due to instability in the structure. Brook Sweeney lives across the street from where the crash took place and told the Daily-Pilot the imp...

Italians Give Their Assessment Of England's Chances In This World Cup Italians Give Their Assessment Of England's Chances In This World Cup

I don't think this was my best performance on the pitch. As your own national team starts to do well in the World Cup , it is very easy to get carried away with the feeling that "it's coming home" and hard to assess their chances in an objective m...

Judge releases Statue of Liberty climber Judge releases Statue of Liberty climber

According to the Daily News , Ms. Okoumou will appear in Manhattan Federal Court on Thursday on numerous federal charges, albeit all misdemeanors. After two New York Police Department officers went up to the base and reached her, news helicopte...

Trump's former lawyer says he's putting 'family & country first' in investigation Trump's former lawyer says he's putting 'family & country first' in investigation

If Trump and Cohen were to talk at this point in the investigation, it would risk accusations of colluding together to get their story straight. Here's the thing: No one really knows what Cohen knows (or doesn't) about the President himself...

Pompeo in Pyongyang to nail down details of nuclear agreement Pompeo in Pyongyang to nail down details of nuclear agreement

North Korea regrets the outcome of the last two days of talks with US officials in Pyongyang, the country's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by the country's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Saturday. Before he left Pyongyang, Pompe...

Trudeau Addresses Allegation He Groped Female Reporter Trudeau Addresses Allegation He Groped Female Reporter

The woman said she felt "blatantly disrespected" at the time , though the story didn't offer many specifics about the incident, according to The Guardian . Trudeau was working for his family's Kokanee Glacier Alpine Campaign - an organization commi...

OR leaders gathered over concern for President Trump's upcoming Supreme Court nomination OR leaders gathered over concern for President Trump's upcoming Supreme Court nomination

Trump met with some possible candidates this weekend at his golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., and at the White House on Monday but Lee's spokesman Conn Carroll said he was unaware if the senator had met with the president. As part of the rollout pro...

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