• Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Seek Brexit Solution
Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Seek Brexit Solution

Prime Minister Theresa May canceled a meeting of her inner Brexit cabinet scheduled for Thursday as she struggles to break a deadlock within her government about what Britain's future outside the European Union should look like. "Following last week's sub-committee meeting, it was agreed that there are unresolved issues in relation to both mod...

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  • Malaysian king agrees to pardon Anwar after opposition election win
Malaysian king agrees to pardon Anwar after opposition election win

Such has been the impact of Mahathir-led opposition that eight ministers and 19 deputy ministers of the Najib Razak-led outgoing cabinet also lost their seats. Najib's coalition was defeated by Mahathir's opposition alliance in a stunning election upset on Wednesday. Najib has denied wrongdoing and Malaysia's attorney-general has cleared him of a...

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  • Court hears De Lille is not entitled to interdict
Court hears De Lille is not entitled to interdict

The court reserved judgment on her application to have her membership and mayoral position restored. Judgment has been reserved in the urgent matter between Patricia De Lille and the Democratic Alliance, the municipality, and the IEC. The merits of her removal will then be argued at a later date, while the "status quo" is preserved. At the part...

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  • Turkey: Air force personnel held over links to cleric
Turkey: Air force personnel held over links to cleric

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 65 people, a lot of them former, suspected of links to a network led by US-based cleric whom accuses of masterminding a failed coup attempt in 2016. The army is suspected of involvement in oppositional FETO Muslim organizations created by Fethullah gülen, as well as aiding a failed coup in Ju...

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  • No progress in NAFTA talks
No progress in NAFTA talks

The meeting concluded amid new criticism of the trade deal from U.S. President Donald Trump, who described NAFTA as "a terrible disaster" for the American economy. You can not think that in a process of negotiations we're going to solve one item without reviewing the overall balance of the agreement", he said. "Business executives complain that the...

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  • Philippine court removes top judge
Philippine court removes top judge

But one opposition party said the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno, the country's first woman chief justice, removed a shield against abuse of power in government and left behind a "puppet Supreme Court". Sereno is facing a separate impeachment bid in the House of Representatives, which is dominated by Duterte's allies. "Sereno's ouster also kicks ...

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  • Two children die after being found in vehicle
Two children die after being found in vehicle

Police are investigating, and they ask anyone with information to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660. No further details were immediately released. Both children were hospitalized. Neighbors told the station the parents had moved to the area from SC less than a year ago, and were struggling to find a way to balance their work schedules.

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  • Jury Selection Begins in Felony Case Against Gov. Greitens
Jury Selection Begins in Felony Case Against Gov. Greitens

February 22 — A grand jury in St. Louis indicts the governor on a felony invasion of privacy charge for taking and transmitting the alleged photo. Until now, the woman has been referred to only by her initials in court and in court filings.

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"Trump says America is 'rockin" at Indiana rally

In his remarks, Trump painted a glowing picture of his presidency. "It's the state that gave us Notre Dame football", he said. "He is the least effective Democratic lawmaker in the United States Senate", Trump told the crowd in the school gymnasium.

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  • Kilauea could erupt with 'once-in-a-century' explosion, geologists warn
Kilauea could erupt with 'once-in-a-century' explosion, geologists warn

Kilauea, however, is a shield volcano, where basaltic lava flows nearly continuously out of a summit crater and other vents, building a flat dome. Once the lava drops, rocks that had been superheated could fall into the lava tube. Shield volcanoes rarely build up enough pressure to have catastrophic explosions though sometimes steam explosions li...

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  • Jury convicts former NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of corruption charges
Jury convicts former NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of corruption charges

The jury deliberated for an hour and a half after a two-week trial in Manhattan and found him guilty of all seven charges he faced, including honest services mail fraud and money laundering. Prosecutors say Silver took $4 million in payoffs disguised as legal fees, with Silver's lawyer arguing there was no crime, calling the fees "common, standar...

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  • Man accused of child murder 31 years ago is arrested in IL
Man accused of child murder 31 years ago is arrested in IL

Washburn will be extradited to Washington state and charged in the death of Jennifer Bastian, who left her home in Tacoma on a bicycle around 2:30 p.m. Washburn lived less than five miles from the park where Jennifer went missing at the time. "I think everybody who has been involved with this over the years is extremely happy that it's been solve...

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  • Cyprus, Israel, Greece leaders to push ahead with Mediterranean gas pipeline
Cyprus, Israel, Greece leaders to push ahead with Mediterranean gas pipeline

Among the topics the three leaders discussed were a public security agreement between Israel and Cyprus, a film cooperation agreement between Israel and Cyprus, a three-way agreement to fight maritime pollution, a memorandum of understanding to improve communication through cooperation in laying fiber-optic cable, and an extended agreement betwee...

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  • Gov. Fallin vetoes
Gov. Fallin vetoes "Constitutional Carry" bill

On Thursday the governor signed 157 of the 171 bills that have been sent to her desk over the last session. "SB 1140 allows faith-based agencies that contract with Oklahoma to continue to operate in accordance with their beliefs". Supreme Court said such sentences should be reserved for the "rarest of juvenile offenders". "Republican voters bel...

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  • Tony Parker Might not Stay with the Spurs
Tony Parker Might not Stay with the Spurs

I would always be nostalgic, but it's not the end of the world if I change my club. Last season, Parker expressed his intent to play three more years, preferably with the Spurs . "We'll see, I said already I want to keep playing". However, the feeling must be mutual, as he averaged a career-low 7.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 19.5 minutes per g...

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  • No SC summons received by PM: Spokesperson
No SC summons received by PM: Spokesperson

The Prime Minister's Office on Friday said that no summons have been received with regards to a Supreme Court (SC) order seeking Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's presence in court with regards to the case pertaining to fake degrees issued to airlines pilots.

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  • Sudanese woman faces death for killing alleged rapist husband
Sudanese woman faces death for killing alleged rapist husband

Al-Imam donated his services after Hussein's original lawyer withdrew from the case. Her family made a contract with the groom's family, and the marriage was settled. In May, Noura alleged Hammad's cousins held her down as he raped her, according to BuzzFeed News . The Imam also revealed that on the second day the husband tried to rape her, she ...

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  • U.S. faces European backlash against Iran sanctions
U.S. faces European backlash against Iran sanctions

The U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is now a fact and the market has reacted as expected, namely with a knee-jerk reaction that saw Brent and WTI both jump by over 2 percent a day after President Trump made his announcement and continue climbing up.

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  • Iran's Supreme Leader Shown in Photo Reading 'Fire and Fury' Book
Iran's Supreme Leader Shown in Photo Reading 'Fire and Fury' Book

The New York Times reported, citing anonymous sources familiar with the letter, that Trump actually sent it a couple of weeks ago and has since sent another, further confirming his stance that Gulf states should take on more of the burden in the region, including exercising pressure on Iran, constraining its influence there.

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  • Trump Tells Car Executives He's Still Open to Talks With California
Trump Tells Car Executives He's Still Open to Talks With California

The people spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the private discussions. President Trump and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt met with the heads dozen automakers, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra, Ford Motor Co.

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