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People President Sisi inaugurate 1st Arab-European Summit
Author: 0 President Sisi inaugurate 1st Arab-European Summit

Theresa May has said that she will not allow MPs to vote on her Brexit deal this week, as originally promised, but will instead postpone until March 12. Due to be tabled this week by Labour's Yvette Cooper and the former Tory minister Oliver Letwin, the amendment would force the government to make time available to pass a bill requesting an extension to article 50, if a deal has not been agreed by parliament by mid-March.

People Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won't need
Author: 0 Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won't need

Ireland has been in the eye of the storm throughout the Brexit negotiations, primarily because of the status of Northern Ireland . Reacting to the publication of the Dublin government's package of laws that will be enacted in a no-deal scenario, Mr Wilson said: "One thing absent from the Republic of Ireland's no-deal Brexit legislation is any plan for border checkpoints or the sort of border infrastructure that some in Dublin and Brussels have been having nightmares about".

People EU, Arab leaders in first summit focus on security, migrants
Author: 0 EU, Arab leaders in first summit focus on security, migrants

European Council President Donald Tusk will co-chair the meeting together with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also representing the EU. The EU is also working with other North African countries to limit migrant flows, which have dropped sharply since 2015. The British food industry has warned of price rises and fresh produce shortages if Brexit terms are not agreed, and EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan said Britain's ...

People 1 body recovered from deadly cargo jetliner crash site, sheriff says
Author: 0 1 body recovered from deadly cargo jetliner crash site, sheriff says

The twin-engine Boeing 767 contracted by Amazon plunged from the sky minutes before it was expected to arrive at George Bush International Airport, the Houston Chronicle reported . FAA investigators are traveling to the scene as are authorities with the National Transportation Safety Board, which will lead the investigation. The plane is part of the Amazon Air package delivery fleet, according to aviation records .

People Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Ecuador border region: USGS
Author: 0 Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Ecuador border region: USGS

Moreno said that according to preliminary reports, no major damage had been recorded, but that provincial response teams had been activated. The quake struck before dawn in Ecuador's eastern Amazon region 17 kilometres from the town of Montalvo near the border with Peru , the US Geological Survey said.

People White House: U.S. will leave 200 peacekeeping troops in Syria
Author: 0 White House: U.S. will leave 200 peacekeeping troops in Syria

Sen. However, no exact deadline for the return of 2,000 troops has been revealed by United States officials yet. President Donald Trump , anticipating the total defeat of IS in Syria , made a surprise announcement in December that all USA forces would be out of Syria by the end of April.

People Bangladesh Chemical Warehouse Fire: Death Toll Rises to 81, Over 50 Injured
Author: 0 Bangladesh Chemical Warehouse Fire: Death Toll Rises to 81, Over 50 Injured

At least 70 people were killed in a fire that engulfed apartment blocks in a historic Dhaka shopping district on February 20, 2019. In what is seen as the city's worst fire incident since 2012, the fire broke out on Wednesday night at a chemical warehouse on the ground floor of a four-storey building named Hazi Wahed Mansion behind a mosque in Old Dhaka's Chawkbazar area and gradually spread to other areas.

People North Korea confirms leader on train to summit
Author: 0 North Korea confirms leader on train to summit

President Trump will try to coax North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un into shutting down his country's main nuclear facility at their second summit meeting this week in Vietnam . Kim will travel at least two-and-a-half days by train through China. In their Singapore summit, Mr. Kim Jong-un and Mr. Trump pledged to work towards peace between their countries and for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

Author: 0 Mueller: Manafort ‘brazenly violated the law’ for years

Ellis III in Alexandria, Va., for eight felonies related to tax and bank-fraud charges. It reads, " His criminal actions were bold, some of which were committed while under a spotlight due to his work as the campaign chairman and, later, while he was on bail from this Court ".

People Large cargo plane crashes east of Houston
Author: 0 Large cargo plane crashes east of Houston

The flight tracking site FlightRadar24 said the plane was operating for Amazon .com Inc.'s Prime Air and posted a photo of the plane painted with Prime's logo. After scouring for hours the plane was finally located in Jack's Pocket at the north end of Trinity Bay. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it was sending a team to investigate at the scene.

People Bootleg liquor kills over 40 on Assam tea plantation
Author: 0 Bootleg liquor kills over 40 on Assam tea plantation

The district administration has set up three medical camps in the tea estate to provide first aid to those affected, police said adding that they have raided nearby areas in a crackdown on illicit breweries. Some who had consumed liquor earlier are coming for treatment after hearing the news of the hooch tragedy out of fear. Several of them took ill immediately and were rushed to the hospital.

People Woman Dead, 29 Sickened After Dining at Michelin-Starred Restaurant in Spain
Author: 0 Woman Dead, 29 Sickened After Dining at Michelin-Starred Restaurant in Spain

Her husband and 12-year-old son also suffered from food poisoning , though they are now recovering. She soon started suffering reported bouts of vomiting and diarrhea, and died early Sunday at her home. "We will have to wait. before we can determine whether it was the ingestion of a food that directly caused her death, or whether it prompted a state that led to this fatal outcome", Ana Barcelo, the regional health chief, said yesterday.

People India top court orders an end to assaults against Kashmiris
Author: 0 India top court orders an end to assaults against Kashmiris

Patel, India's first home minister, is known as a unifier of the country and is credited for merging over 560 princely states into the union of India. The plea had sought a direction to the Centre and other authorities for prosecuting people engaging in hate speech, and to appoint a nodal officer in every state and union territory, including politically-sensitive districts, to prevent acts of violence, discrimination and vigilantism.

People Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N
Author: 0 Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he's nominating Kelly Craft, the current USA ambassador to Canada, to be the new US ambassador to the United Nations . The Crafts also have been repeat, high-paying customers at Trump's hotel in Washington , according to a list of "VIP Arrivals" distributed to hotel staff on June 19, 2018.

People California couple plead guilty to torturing their 13 children
Author: 0 California couple plead guilty to torturing their 13 children

Hestrin said during previous court hearings that the children had been subjected to prolonged abuse, were allowed to shower once a year and never saw a doctor. All that time, they have also had to contend with the prospect of a trial - of being called to testify and having to relive, in front of their parents and the public, the horrific treatment they suffered, said Jack Osborn, an attorney who represents the adult children.

People After alienating Huawei, US President now wants 5G and 6G
Author: 0 After alienating Huawei, US President now wants 5G and 6G

While many felt Trump had gotten a little ahead of himself and was being unrealistic, others felt like he wasn't looking forward far enough. "American companies must step up their efforts, or get left behind", Trump said in a pair of tweets .

People IS teen asks United Kingdom to show 'more mercy'
Author: 0 IS teen asks United Kingdom to show 'more mercy'

The case of Shamima Begum has stirred a long overdue debate in the United Kingdom: what do we do about returning jihadis? She says they were "sickened" by Shamima's comments but hope Mr Javid understands that her family "cannot simply abandon her".

People Saudi crown prince, Modi agree on need to restart Pak-India dialogue
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince, Modi agree on need to restart Pak-India dialogue

The CIA concluded last autumn that the crown prince, also known as MBS , was behind the murder of Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate on 2 October. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman was gifted a gold-plated submachine gun by Pakistani senators during his visit to Islamabad on Sunday, The Guardian reported.

People Labour MP Ian Austin quits the party
Author: 0 Labour MP Ian Austin quits the party

The three criticised the government's "disastrous handling" of Brexit and said it had undone "all the efforts to modernise" the Conservatives. He said: 'It is awful that a culture of extremism, anti-Semitism and intolerance is driving out good MPs and decent people who have committed their life to mainstream politics.

People New Airstrikes Target Last Islamic State Enclave
Author: 0 New Airstrikes Target Last Islamic State Enclave

The SDF had expected to pull the last civilians from Baghouz on Thursday, but trucks it sent in left empty. Coalition and SDF officials say they believe hundreds of IS fighters remain holed up in Baghuz, many taking refuge in a collection of tents spanning no more than several hundred square meters.

People Beijing unveils plans for closer H.K., Macao links
Author: 0 Beijing unveils plans for closer H.K., Macao links

The plan involves 11 cities in Southern China becoming a mega zone that rivals Silicon Valley in the US, the South China Morning Post reported. China has already spent billions of dollars on infrastructure projects linking the cities, and the plan now envisages a strategy for the region that stretches to 2035.

People Egypt condemns terror attack on Iran's IRGC forces
Author: 0 Egypt condemns terror attack on Iran's IRGC forces

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Tuesday his country was cooperating with Iran's investigation into the attack and had handed over Iranian suspects. Iranian people along with members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards gather around the coffins of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, who were killed by a suicide vehicle bomb, during the funerals in Isfahan, Iran February 16, 2019.

People Congress frowns upon Modi’s warm welcome to Saudi Prince
Author: 0 Congress frowns upon Modi’s warm welcome to Saudi Prince

Terming India as "friend", he said that Saudi Arabia would help India at all fronts and further co-operate to ensure a bright future for the generations to come. "We need to focus on regional security and stability which is a concern for both countries". India and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday signed as many as five memorandum of understanding (MoU) in areas of infrastructure, tourism, housing, investments, and exchange of audio visual program.

People ‘Extinct’ Galapagos tortoise found after 100 years
Author: 0 ‘Extinct’ Galapagos tortoise found after 100 years

A Fernandina giant tortoise, presumed to be extinct since 1906, has been finally spotted. The solitary member was found on Fernandina Island after an expedition by the Giant Tortoise Restoration Initiative (GTRI), a project implemented by the Directorate of the Galapagos National Park and the Galapagos Conservancy .

People Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil amid aid standoff
Author: 0 Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil amid aid standoff

He'll meet with Colombian President Ivan Duque and other officials from the Western Hemisphere "to define concrete steps that support the Venezuelan people and a transition to democracy". Mr Guaido is backed by the USA and dozens of nations, while Mr Maduro is supported by Russia, China, Cuba, Turkey and many other countries. He said bank accounts for Venezuelan embassies and consulates in the United States had been frozen and that Maduro's diplomatic network in the country had ceased to ...

People Trump reportedly pressured Whitaker to intervene in Cohen probe
Author: 0 Trump reportedly pressured Whitaker to intervene in Cohen probe

The 7-million, 66-hundred-thousand and fourteen word investigative investigation is entitled "Intimidation, Pressure and Humiliation: Inside Trump's Two-Year War on the Investigations Encircling Him", because that sounded better than "Distraction, Blithering and Misinformation: Inside the New York Times' Attempt to Explain why They Haven't Been Covering the Obama Justice Department's Blatantly Unconstitutional Malfeasance".

People United Nations chief urges India, Pakistan 'mutual engagement'
Author: 0 United Nations chief urges India, Pakistan 'mutual engagement'

The meeting was attended by Army chief General Bajwa, services chiefs, heads of intelligence agencies, security officials and federal and state ministers for finance, defence, foreign affairs and interior. "Pakistan alone has endured over 70,000 casualties in the process besides heavy loss to national exchequer". He said that New Delhi had Pakistan-phobia and started a blame game against Islamabad .

People New Details Emerge In The Murder Of A Colorado Mother
Author: 0 New Details Emerge In The Murder Of A Colorado Mother

He has been held without bond since his arrest in December. Cell phone records produced at the hearing showed calls between Frazee and Berreth around the time of her disappearance. "You got a mess to clean up", Frazee said-according to Kenney's account to police. They also say they found that when Frazee called Krystal Lee , a cell tower that services the area by Berreth's apartment pinged.

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