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People Defeating May’s deal could mean no Brexit, UK’s Conservative party is warned
Author: 0 Defeating May’s deal could mean no Brexit, UK’s Conservative party is warned

A vote is now due in the Commons in the week beginning 14 January, after Theresa May postponed it from December when it became apparent it would not be voted through. "You can see the frustration in the Members of Parliament and them trying to navigate what the people wanted when they voted in the referendum". "And I think that would put us into unprecedented territory with unknowable consequences".

People Elizabeth Warren takes first steps towards 2020 run for the White House
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren takes first steps towards 2020 run for the White House

Warren made the reveal in a four-and-a-half-minute video , in which she said, "no matter what our differences, most of us want the same thing: To be able to work hard, play by the same set of rules, and take care of the people we love". The DNA report, which was conducted by geneticist Carlos Bustamante of Stanford, concluded that "the vast majority" of Ms Warren's ancestry is European, but "the results strongly support" a Native American ancestor.

People North Korean leader calls for more peace talks with south
Author: 0 North Korean leader calls for more peace talks with south

Kim said in the letter that he was sorry his visit to Seoul did not take place , expressing his "strong resolve" to make it happen in the future while monitoring the situation, Moon's office said. The two neighbours technically remain at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended with a ceasefire instead of a peace treaty. It was sent days before Kim delivers his annual New Year's Day speech, which will be examined for signs of whether the USA and North Korea will continue with their ...

People U.S. citizen arrested in Russian on spying charges
Author: 0 U.S. citizen arrested in Russian on spying charges

The service said in a press release that an American national, Paul Whelan, was detained as part of a special operation. No other details were immediately available and the United States embassy in Moscow has so far not commented. Butina faces up to six months in prison, followed by likely deportation. Russian military intelligence agents were also accused in the poisoning earlier this year of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England.

Author: 0 Putin sends Trump a new year's greeting, invites him to meet

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow remains open for dialogue with Washington. The Russian leader also confirmed Russia's readiness for dialogue with the United States on a wide range of issues. In the letter, Putin stressed that U.S. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying that it is now up to the United States to decide whether to hold a new meeting in 2019.

People Ebola, violence-weary DRC region proudly stages unofficial vote
Author: 0 Ebola, violence-weary DRC region proudly stages unofficial vote

Wolters says she expects Shadary to triumph, but has little faith in the electoral commission. Two opposition frontrunners for DR Congo's long-awaited vote met election officials Saturday, as they wrangled over signing a code of conduct on the eve of a poll that has stirred fears of violence in the volatile nation.

People UN says Yemen Houthis' redeployment in Hodeidah should respect Stockholm deal
Author: 0 UN says Yemen Houthis' redeployment in Hodeidah should respect Stockholm deal

Yemen's warring parties agreed earlier this month to withdraw their forces from the Red Sea port city and institute a ceasefire during UN-sponsored talks in Sweden. "Houthis must realise that what was agreed in Sweden was signed to be implemented peacefully", Mr Jubari said on Twitter. The committee started its meetings last week.

People Trump twists facts of child migrant deaths
Author: 0 Trump twists facts of child migrant deaths

Homeland Security says U.S. Border Patrol leadership has instituted more thorough medical screenings for migrants after two Guatemalan children died this month in government custody. "You slander Jakelin's memory and re-traumatize her family by spreading lies about why she died", said U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas. As Nielsen made the trip to Texas, New Mexico's Democratic senators, Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, sent her a letter Friday seeking answers about the boy's death.

People 4 dead, 79 missing after gas explosion at high rise in Russian Federation
Author: 0 4 dead, 79 missing after gas explosion at high rise in Russian Federation

Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed apartment building after a suspected gas blast in Magnitogorsk, Russia, Monday. An entire section of the 12-storey residential building collapsed when a gas explosion tore through the high-rise in the industrial city of Magnitogorsk almost 1,700kms (1,050 miles) east of Moscow in the Ural mountains.

People Death toll in Philippines floods, landslides rises to 61
Author: 0 Death toll in Philippines floods, landslides rises to 61

The bad weather would also affect Manila and other parts of the country, which could dampen usually rowdy New Year's Eve celebrations. Before and after satellite images taken by a Japanese satellite shows that a two square kilometre chunk of the volcanic island slid into the waters of the Sunda Strait.

People Trump vows to end all aid to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador
Author: 0 Trump vows to end all aid to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador

Earlier it was reported that trump has threatened to close the US border with Mexico. "Suffice it to say that in Honduras, a new caravan of migrants, and they do nothing about it", wrote trump. "But their aim is to arrive in Chiapas and request work there". For example: We will be forced to close the Southern Border entirely if the Obstructionist Democrats do not give us the money to finish the Wall & also change the ridiculous immigration laws that our Country is saddled with.

People European Union not trying to keep Britain in, says Juncker
Author: 0 European Union not trying to keep Britain in, says Juncker

The UK has been told to "get its act together" by Jean-Claude Juncker in the run-up to the delayed House of Commons vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal . "And I think that would put us into unprecedented territory with unknowable consequences". The International Trade Secretary and prominent Leave campaigner now fears the Brexit "dream" may never happen in the wake of reports some of Mrs May's closest allies are now demanding a second referendum.

People France's yellow vest protests rumble on in quieter mood
Author: 0 France's yellow vest protests rumble on in quieter mood

Despite it being the seventh weekend of protests, momentum for the movement appears to be waning as only small groups took to the streets in Paris and elsewhere in France . Some members of the broad-based yellow vest movement accuse leading media of favoring President Emmanuel Macron's government and big business and minimizing the protests - even though they've been the leading news story in France since they kicked off November 17 out of anger at fuel tax hikes.

People Lion Kills 1 Worker After Escaping Its North Carolina Enclosure
Author: 0 Lion Kills 1 Worker After Escaping Its North Carolina Enclosure

It's unclear how the lion got out. Deputies at the scene shot and killed the lion after several attempts to tranquilize it failed. The 22-year-old from New Palestine, Indiana, had worked at the center for about two weeks . Michael Hodge was investigating a smell in the lion's enclosure at the Marakele Animal Sanctuary in South Africa in May 2018 at the time of the attack, reported The Guardian .

People Brexit ’50-50′ if May’s deal voted down: British minister
Author: 0 Brexit ’50-50′ if May’s deal voted down: British minister

The vote on the Brexit deal is set for the week of January 14, May has said , without giving a precise date. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Sunday's edition of Germany's Welt am Sonntag newspaper it is "entirely unreasonable for parts of the British public to believe that it is for the EU alone to propose a solution for all future British problems".

People UAE helicopter crash kills four crew on rescue mission near zipline
Author: 0 UAE helicopter crash kills four crew on rescue mission near zipline

According to Arab News, the dead included three Emiratis and a fourth foreigner. The Agusta 139 helicopter was on a rescue mission at Jebel Jais, a mountain in the Ras al-Khaimah emirate, when it came down on Saturday. The National Search and Rescue Center expresses honest sympathies to the families of the helicopter's crew. The world's longest zipline opened at Jebel Jais in February.

Author: 0 Trump tries to deflect blame for migrant children's deaths

Trump asserted in his tweets that Democrats support policies that "allow people to make the long trek thinking they can enter our country illegally". In two Twitter posts, Trump attempted to link immigration policies that he argued are supported by Democrats in putting the children in harm's way.

People Russian weapon 27 times faster than speed of sound
Author: 0 Russian weapon 27 times faster than speed of sound

However, the United States and the rest of the worldwide community have always been aware of the Avangard vehicle, meaning the test did not surprise those in the intelligence and military community. Putin believes this speed surpassed the capabilities of anti-missile defense technology. Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw the weapon's launch , comparing it to a meteorite.

People Russian Federation expands list of banned Ukrainian products
Author: 0 Russian Federation expands list of banned Ukrainian products

The fighting between government troops and Pro-Russian separatists should be set in the night to Saturday. Recently, Russia announced a package of counter measures which extended to 200 the number of enterprises and Ukrainian personalities subjected to restricrtions including the freezing of bank accounts and other similar punishments.

Author: 0 US, China talk 'progress' after phone call on trade

Mr Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent on 1 January, and the United States said China would buy a "very substantial" amount of agricultural, industrial and energy products. President Trump has been threatening to increase tariffs from the current 10 percent to 25 percent on 200 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods. He's pushing the Asian nation to reduce trade barriers and stop the alleged theft of intellectual property.

People Presidential tweets blame for shutdown, no talk of solutions
Author: 0 Presidential tweets blame for shutdown, no talk of solutions

Mr. Trump canceled his plans to travel for the holiday and is doubling down on using whatever means necessary to get funding for a wall, tweeting, "We will be forced to close the Southern Border entirely if the Obstructionist Democrats do not give us the money to finish the Wall & also change the ridiculous immigration laws that our Country is saddled with".

People California Sheriff Blames Sanctuary State Law in Murder of Police Corporal
Author: 0 California Sheriff Blames Sanctuary State Law in Murder of Police Corporal

Other officers who reached the spot found Singh shot and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Singh, 33, had been a Newman officer since 2011. He was sent north in the slain officer's handcuffs, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood said. Arriaga had prior arrests for driving under the influence and could have been subject to deportation, Christianson said.

People 'Deeply concerning': Why the rise in migrants crossing the English Channel?
Author: 0 'Deeply concerning': Why the rise in migrants crossing the English Channel?

Some of them are being treated for hypothermia. Sajid Javid also asked for an urgent call with his French counterpart on Friday following the recent increase in refugees attempting to cross the English Channel. Labour's shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has called for better cooperation with the French authorities. "Our focus needs to be much better co-operation with the French authorities, and European nations as a whole to create safe and legal routes for those seeking asylum".

People Winter storm creates hard travel conditions
Author: 0 Winter storm creates hard travel conditions

A powerful winter storm that has left roads snow covered and slippery in parts of the Upper Midwest is blamed for a Minnesota crash that killed one person and injured nine others. Parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Kansas were getting a slew of weather warnings, watches and advisories. Eboni is expected to move across the USA this week, possibly ending up in the northeast on Friday.

People Trump lowers demand for border wall funding
Author: 0 Trump lowers demand for border wall funding

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., a close Trump ally, said in a text message to The Washington Post. He called the deaths of children at the border the "fault" of Democrats due to their "pathetic immigration policies" - even though his administration created new policies to slow the ability of immigrants to seek legal paths into the country.

People Tsunami alert lifted after undersea quake off Philippines
Author: 0 Tsunami alert lifted after undersea quake off Philippines

An quake of 6.9 magnitude has struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Saturday afternoon, December 29, lifted the tsunami warnings it issued following a powerful magnitude 7.2 quake that rocked Mindanao.

People Two militants slain as gunfight rages in southern Kashmir's Pulwama village
Author: 0 Two militants slain as gunfight rages in southern Kashmir's Pulwama village

Indian police and troops fired pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protestors, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the occupation forces' personnel. "All the terrorists were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM and wanted for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities", he said.

People Cohen denies traveling to Prague in 2016
Author: 0 Cohen denies traveling to Prague in 2016

Cohen's tweet came several hours after the McClatchy news service reported that cell phone records showed that Cohen was near Prague in the summer of 2016, supporting claims that he met there with Russian officials. It is unknown whether Cohen discussed this or maintained his denial of being in Prague , although McClatchy had reported back in April that Mueller already had evidence that Cohen had been there.

People Global - 6.1-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia
Author: 0 Global - 6.1-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

Geological survey said the green threat level quake, indicating a low likelihood of casualties and economic damage. The Jakarta-based Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said there was no potential tsunami. Most tsunamis are caused by earthquakes. West Papua Province comprises the two westernmost peninsulas of the island of New Guinea and the smaller islands around them.

People California officer killing suspect in US illegally
Author: 0 California officer killing suspect in US illegally

He doesn't belong here. Ronil Singh was shot after he pulled over a truck in Newman that had no licence plate. The governor also said the in the honour of Singh Capitol flags in California will be flown at half-staff. Richardson pleaded for help in apprehending the suspect and urged him to surrender. " Suspect is considered armed and unsafe and may be in possession of a firearm", the CHP said.

People Amid Criticism, Japan To Start Commercial Whaling After 30 Years
Author: 0 Amid Criticism, Japan To Start Commercial Whaling After 30 Years

Australia and New Zealand have been outraged by Japan's incursions into waters they consider a whale sanctuary and activists harassed the whalers in often unsafe chases. Japan stopped for a year but resumed with a new "research program" that it claimed was according to Court's directions. Suga said Japan has lost patience with the IWC, citing a lapsed 1990 deadline to modify its whaling moratorium.