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People Prospect of Brexit Deal Is ‘Touch and Go,’ Acknowledges PM Johnson
Author: 0 Prospect of Brexit Deal Is ‘Touch and Go,’ Acknowledges PM Johnson

The objective of the money is to to settle the UK's share of the financing of all the obligations undertaken while it was a member of the EU. Opposition lawmakers declared Tuesday they will work together to try to stop a departure from the European Union without an agreement, setting up a legislative challenge to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his promise to complete the divorce by October 31- come what may.

People Dorian now a Category 2; models slow down arrival in Florida
Author: 0 Dorian now a Category 2; models slow down arrival in Florida

Hurricane Dorian is expected to suck powerful fuel from the warm waters off the Florida coast, swelling into a unsafe Category 4 storm in the coming days before it slams into the state early next week, forecasts showed on Friday. Dorian is expected to gather strength in the next few days over the Atlantic and become a major Category-3 storm or higher. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp also declared a state of emergency in several counties before the storm makes landfall.

People Olympian Simone Biles' brother arrested in connection to triple homicide in Cleveland
Author: 0 Olympian Simone Biles' brother arrested in connection to triple homicide in Cleveland

His arraignment in Cuyahoga County is scheduled for September 13, and he's now being held at a jail in Georgia, where he was arrested. The Olympian's sibling was arrested on Thursday in Georgia, where he is on active duty in the Army. Killed in the shooting were Devaughn Gibson , 23, DelVaunte Johnson , 19, Toshon Banks , 21. "It is through their hard work that we can begin to seek justice for these victims", said Cuyahoga County Prosecutor O'Malley, WJW reports.

People Trump mocks 'Three Stooges' considering running against him in GOP primary
Author: 0 Trump mocks 'Three Stooges' considering running against him in GOP primary

Trump at 81.5 per cent; Mr. Weld hasn't stirred much interest - he scores 9 per cent. Asked about the House Freedom Caucus, a conservative coalition of which Sanford was once a member that today boasts some of Trump's biggest allies in Congress, Sanford now says that although "they're great guys", the group has turned into "something of a lapdog defensive unit for the President".

People Democracy activist arrested in Hong Kong ahead of more planned weekend protests
Author: 0 Democracy activist arrested in Hong Kong ahead of more planned weekend protests

Wong, bespectacled and shouting through megaphones, became a widely-recognised figure of the 2014 Umbrella Movement that pushed for full democracy and brought Hong Kong to a standstill for 79 days. He was arrested on suspicion of rioting and assaulting a police officer, according to local outlet HKFP. It has evolved into calls for greater democracy under the "one country, two systems" formula, which guarantees freedoms not enjoyed on the mainland that include an independent judiciary, ...

People China has sufficient countermeasures, opposes mounting trade war: MOC
Author: 0 China has sufficient countermeasures, opposes mounting trade war: MOC

US businesses and investors have been unsettled by the escalating trade war, which heated up last week when President Donald Trump hiked tariffs last week after China raised duties on $75 billion in USA goods. "China is lodging solemn representations with the USA on the matter". Stocks rose on Thursday as investors digested positive developments in the US-China trade spat that allayed lingering fears of a protracted standoff.

People Epstein accuser on Prince Andrew: 'He knows exactly what he's done'
Author: 0 Epstein accuser on Prince Andrew: 'He knows exactly what he's done'

Virginia Giuffre says Prince Andrew "knows exactly what he's done". A judge in Houston sentenced Lee to two months in prison and a US$6,000 (S$8,300) fine. Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, N.Y., on August 10, as he awaited trial on federal sex trafficking charges involving underage girls.

People North Korea may be building new ballistic missile submarine: U.S. study
Author: 0 North Korea may be building new ballistic missile submarine: U.S. study

The launch, which marked the seventh in about a month, is believed to be retaliation for a military exercise between USA and South Korean troops, which has been significantly downgraded from past training events. North Korea wants relations with European countries "on good terms", the statement said, and the UK, France and Germany "should get rid of their rigid and prejudiced way of thinking and help to ease tensions and ensure peace on the Korean peninsula".

People Russian Firm To Cancel Boeing MAX Order, Demands $225M as Compensation
Author: 0 Russian Firm To Cancel Boeing MAX Order, Demands $225M as Compensation

A Russian aircraft leasing company has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against Boeing to cancel its purchase of the grounded 737 MAX planes in the first court case of its kind after two deadly air crashes involving the planes. Avia ordered Max jets in 2012 and was originally set to begin receiving them this year, but the deliveries were delayed. Southwest said that the move would "proactively remove an average of more than 200 weekday flights from our schedule".

People Indonesia deploys more police reinforcements to Papua as fresh violence erupts
Author: 0 Indonesia deploys more police reinforcements to Papua as fresh violence erupts

Five people had been wounded, he said. Calm has returned to the West Papuan regency of Deiyai, where at least two protestors and a soldier were killed in a bloody clash on Wednesday, Indonesia's Foreign Ministry says. Everyone fled to the jungle including the wounded. It was unclear if the fatality was included in the six people reported killed. Calls to four separate numbers in the area were met with disconnection messages on Thursday morning.

People Philippines challenges China’s mischief on the seas
Author: 0 Philippines challenges China’s mischief on the seas

The biggest obstacle to warmer ties, however, has always been Manila and Beijing's overlapping claims in the South China Sea (where Brunei, Malaysia , Taiwan , and Vietnam also have claims). The Duterte government earlier filed a diplomatic protest after a Chinese vessel hit Philippine fishing boat Gem-Ver1 while it was anchored near Recto Bank on June 9, 2019.

People ENOUGH: Trump RIPS 'Crazy' Lawrence O'Donnell Over Phony Russia Report
Author: 0 ENOUGH: Trump RIPS 'Crazy' Lawrence O'Donnell Over Phony Russia Report

I was wrong to do so", O'Donnell said. "That would explain, it seems to me, every kind word Donald Trump has ever said about Russian Federation and Vladimir Putin", O'Donnell said, adding , "I stress the 'if true '". It also shows that President Donald Trump lives rent-free in their heads and that it drives them totally insane. "I want to stress that this is a single source - that has not been confirmed by NBC News", he said.

People Justin Trudeau and Melania Trump's G7 Cheek Kiss Goes Viral
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau and Melania Trump's G7 Cheek Kiss Goes Viral

Not significant advancements, but the encounter between America's First Lady Melania Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the talk of the internet at the moment. What do you think of the photograph? The photo features Melania Trump greeting Justin Trudeau but it has created waves around the world. During an interview with ABC past year, Mrs.

People Strap In and Hold On Tight - A 'Polar Coaster Winter' Is Coming
Author: 0 Strap In and Hold On Tight - A 'Polar Coaster Winter' Is Coming

And others aren't feeling the snow moving in either. "You just get used to it", Beek said. Not feeling this forecast? "They make these allusions to solar cycles and lunar cycles, but none of those things show any kind of influence or connection with what the winter is going to be", says meteorologist Sean Sublette.

People Nations to Restrict Earnings of African Elephants to Zoos
Author: 0 Nations to Restrict Earnings of African Elephants to Zoos

An nearly complete ban on sending wild African elephants to zoos and condemning them to a life of captivity has been approved. The resolution passed by a vote of 87 in favor, 29 against and 25 abstaining. While elephants in western, central and eastern Africa have always been listed among the species in need of most protection under CITES, and thus banned from all trade, some trade has been permitted in southern Africa, where elephant populations are healthier.

People Ex-ADL Chief Defends Bret Stephens in Bedbug Brouhaha
Author: 0 Ex-ADL Chief Defends Bret Stephens in Bedbug Brouhaha

Reps for Stephens and the Times did not immediately respond to a request for comment . Karpf also doubled down on his bedbug one-liner, again invoking the term that set Stephens off while accusing him of writing "pretty lightweight, poorly researched" columns on topics that he knows well, like climate change.

People Edmonton landscaper waits 10 months to reveal 'big win': $60M lotto jackpot
Author: 0 Edmonton landscaper waits 10 months to reveal 'big win': $60M lotto jackpot

Albert on Wednesday. Truong said he looked back and forth at the printout and his ticket for hours. "I'm still shocked right now", Truong said at the official announcement. His niece Mina Truong joined him at the announcement and said she didn't believe her uncle when he first told her, but was very happy for the victor and his family.

People Mexican woman falls from 6th floor after doing extreme yoga on balcony
Author: 0 Mexican woman falls from 6th floor after doing extreme yoga on balcony

Mexican news outlet El Imparcial reports that that Ms Terraza was rushed to a local hospital in the state of Nuevo Leon for reconstructive surgery that lasted 11 hours. She's also jumped from helicopters and done zip lines upside down. An inspection of the balcony by The Nuevo Leon Attorney General's Office reportedly found no damage to the balcony or guard rail that could have contributed to Terrazas' fall.

People Iran Sentences Three To Long Prison Terms On Spying Charges
Author: 0 Iran Sentences Three To Long Prison Terms On Spying Charges

In comments broadcast on state TV, Mr Esmaili said Ashouri was jailed for ties to Mossad, along with Ali Johari, who was also sentenced to 12 years in prison. He had been in the process of "getting citizenship from this country", said Mr Esmaili, in apparent reference to Israel. Tensions had already heightened over the fate of British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who was arrested by Iranian authorities in 2016 as she was leaving Tehran.

People Khan urges Kashmir action; Trump says Modi 'has it under control'
Author: 0 Khan urges Kashmir action; Trump says Modi 'has it under control'

Trump met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, announcing what could be a U-turn on Washington's India-Pakistan policy, or may possibly just be a face-saving effort. During his discussion with Trump, PM Modi responded in Hindi to a question: 'I think you should let us have the discussions first, then we will let you know whatever is needed'.

People Deutsche Bank Indirectly Mentioned It Has President Trump's Tax Returns
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank Indirectly Mentioned It Has President Trump's Tax Returns

O'Donnell, appearing on the network Tuesday night with host Rachel Maddow , said that "this single source close to Deutsche Bank has told me that the Trump - Donald Trump's loan documents there show that he has co-signers". Though admitting that it did indeed hold related tax returns, the bank justified its redactions by arguing that under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act "financial institutions are generally not permitted to disclose nonpublic personal information of their customers" without ...

People Sen. Gillibrand is ending her 2020 presidential bid
Author: 0 Sen. Gillibrand is ending her 2020 presidential bid

From the onset her campaign failed to gain the momentum expected from a senator holding the NY seat formerly occupied by Hillary Clinton. She has been among the Senate's most vocal members on issues like sexual harassment, military sexual assault, equal pay for women and family leave, issues that were central to her presidential campaign.

People Former Malaysian PM in court for 1MDB corruption scandal
Author: 0 Former Malaysian PM in court for 1MDB corruption scandal

Malaysian and USA authorities allege that about $4.5 billion was misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ), a state fund co-founded by Najib in 2009. The American Department of Justice has describe the 1MBD affair as the "worst kleptocracy scandal in recent times". "But these cheques were never meant to be cashed and were never cashed", said Gopal.

People Meet the ancestor: 3.8 million-year-old skull found in Ethiopia
Author: 0 Meet the ancestor: 3.8 million-year-old skull found in Ethiopia

Scientists have long known that this species - A. anamensis - existed, and previous fossils of it extend back to 4.2 million years ago. The skull was found by Prof Yohannes Haile-Selassie at a place called Miro Dora, which is in the Mille District of Ethiopia's Afar Regional State.

People 'We must have American dominance in space'
Author: 0 'We must have American dominance in space'

The new unified combatant command will be headed by Air Force Gen. John Raymond , now the head of Air Force Space Command , a branch of the Air Force responsible for the military's space operations. Further, STRATCOM's five current operational centers will immediately be moved under SPACECOM, including the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) at Vandenberg AFB and the National Space Defense Center at Schriever AFB.

People Epstein accuser says Prince Andrew should 'come clean'
Author: 0 Epstein accuser says Prince Andrew should 'come clean'

Courtney Wild , who has said she was sexually abused by Epstein in Florida at age 14, called him a "coward" who had "robbed myself and all the other victims of our day in court to confront him". Attorney Martin Weinberg asked U.S. District Judge Richard Berman to look into the matter. "Dismissal of this indictment as to Jeffrey Epstein in no way prohibits or inhibits the government's ongoing investigation into potential co-conspirators", said Assistant US Attorney Maurene Comey, adding ...

People Toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire attack
Author: 0 Toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire attack

So far this year, more than 1,600 people have died from violence in the state, an average of seven deaths per day. Cuilahuac Garcia Jimenez said a gang dispute could be responsible, and authorities suspect gasoline bombs may have been used to start the fire .

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