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Brexit Fears Lead to Record UK Stockpiling

Mr Baker, a former Brexit minister who quit previous year in protest at the Chequers agreement, and Ms Morgan were involved talks last week between MPs from t...


Supreme Court puts temporary hold on Louisiana abortion restrictions

Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit is temporarily stayed, wrote Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Given the purported conflict with Whole Women's Health, the cours...


Two dead after plane crashes in California neighbourhood

According to the OCFA PIO on Twitter, at least two people are dead and two patients were transported to local hospitals. FAA records show KL Management LLC a...


Streets turned into rivers as once-in-a-century flooding hits Australia

People can be seen attempting to drive through flooded areas, with water reaching well above vehicle tyres. Police officers wade through flood waters in Towns...


Nissan 'U-turn' expected on new X-Trail SUV in Sunderland

Production of diesel cars was down by 22 per cent to 561,000 past year. Nissan said the decision to build the SUV's in Japan would reduce investment costs in ...


Egypt discovers dozens of mummies in ancient chambers

The embalmed remains were discovered inside four nine-meter-deep burial chambers at the Tuna Al-Gabel archaeological site in Minya, 260 kilometers (160 miles) s...


Brazil dam collapse toll rises to 121

Friends and relatives hold signs with the names of victims, during a march paying homage to the victims of the mining dam collapse in Brumadinho , Brazil . ...


Germany: Brexit divorce deal is a compromise

But Ms May wrote in the Sunday Telegraph that she would be "battling for Britain and Northern Ireland" in her efforts to get rid of the agreement's unpopular ...


Sheriff: MMA fighter facing 'pending murder charges' escapes

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office tweeted Sunday that Cedric Marks escaped about 40 miles north of Houston and is considered "extremely risky". Scott fil...


Police to step up patrols on Super Bowl Sunday

In 2018 on Hawai'i Island, the average BAC of an arrested person was.128%, but during the weekend of the Super Bowl that level increased to.181%. "Impaired dr...


Man Charged After Brisbane Airport Scare

He claimed the object was a bomb. The man was threatening people with a knife and claiming to have explosives, eyewitnesses told the Courier Mail . The 50-ye...


Senate investigators told Trump Jr.'s mysterious calls weren't with his father

Investigators suspected that Trump could have had advance knowledge of the sitdown with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer and several others Russians. It had...


MoD unveils ‘Hoveizeh’ long-range cruise missile

Speaking at the ceremony, Defense Minister Amir Hatami described the missile as "a symbol of self-confidence" and said it is a major defense achievement that in...


UK's May to Meet Lawmakers Behind Brexit Compromise Plan: Spokesman

Following the vote, Goldman Sachs nudged up its estimated probability of a no-deal Brexit to 15pc from 10pc. "The prime minister's position on this is uncha...


Fake university used as sting to catch phony foreign students

Arrests were carried out by Homeland Security officials and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). An official with ICE said the students involved ...


United Kingdom objects to description of Gibraltar as 'British colony' in European Union law

One footnote inserted at the insistence of Spain has ruffled feathers, where the status of Gibraltar British citizens is discussed. The European Parliament ...


Osinbajo, labour minister, 10 others aboard crash-landed chopper, says Presidency

Laolu Akande , spokesman for Mr Osinbajo, did not respond to our reporter's phone call but later confirmed in a tweet that the vice president and the crew were ...


Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 121

Uncertainty about Vale's outlook, and the miner's move to suspend its dividend, have kept some analysts from revising upward their ratings on the stock. Brescia...


Early spring predicted as groundhog does not see shadow

Other places have begun using their own groundhog to celebrate the holiday, including General Beauregard Lee of Atlanta, Dunkirk Dave of Dunkirk, New York, and ...


Catholic leaders in Texas name around 300 priests accused of sexual abuse

Each of the state's 15 dioceses on January 31 posted the names of accused priests online, totaling 278 individual names with allegations of abuse from thousan...


Trump slams Pelosi, warns of emergency

Now, whether or not I declare a national emergency, that you'll see. Pelosi has said she was open to negotiating funding for more ports of entry or additional...


Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Doesn't See His Shadow, Signaling Early Spring

There is a bit of a thaw ahead in the USA, according to the Weather Channel, but more freezing temperatures loom in the coming weeks as well, and it seems like ...


Leopard cub seized from passenger's bag at Chennai airport

The animal was found after customs officials stopped a passenger for a random check. Even as the customs officials were waiting at the arrival hall, they zeroed...


Meghan Markle Wrote Sweet Messages On Bananas For Street Sex Workers

On their first joint engagement of 2019, the 37-year-old was overhead by several reporters revealing that their baby would be due in late April or early May. ...


Change of Venezuelan government favors creditors China, Russia: Guaido

Mr Guaido said it was time to put pressure on the Maduro regime, to shift support away from those responsible for oppression and to back efforts to ensure a...


Strong natural disaster hits Mexico-Guatemala border

The quake struck at 16.14 UTC time. The quake was also felt in neighboring Guatemala and in El Salvador. "Just another adventure. - at Municipalidad de Sant...


Mother of three-year-old girl first in United Kingdom to be convicted of FGM

Forty limes and other fruit were found with pieces of paper with names written on them stuffed inside, including those of police officers and a social worker in...


Fire ravages historic N.J. paper plant; homes evacuated

In New York City, where temperatures plunged to 2 degrees, the coldest of the year, a 5-alarm fire in Brooklyn posed "challenging conditions for our firefighter...


Virginia governor's yearbook page shows 2 people in blackface, KKK garb

Asked about comments by Virginia Delegate Kathy Tran, who introduced the Repeal Act , Trump told the Daily Caller: "I thought it was awful". Northam con...


Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog cloaks Bangkok

There are more people now wearing facemasks walking the streets, than not. It comes as the Public Health Ministry said people should refrain from outdoor ac...


Ghana hit with USA visa sanctions over non-cooperation in deportation of Ghanaians

Nielsen said the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had instructed consular officers in Ghana to stop issuing some categories of visas to applicants. "The lack of...


Border officials report biggest fentanyl bust ever

The value of the fentanyl was estimated at $3.5 million with the methamphetamine valued at $1.2 million. Customs and Border Protection ( CBP ) announced Thu...


Britain hits out at European Union after Gibraltar colony claim

The European Parliament will get the final decision over whether to pass the measure into legislation, but is likely to approve given it has already stated its ...


Cherokee Nation: Elizabeth Warren Apologized For DNA Test

Warren released the test results and drew hostile reactions from prominent tribal leaders, the lingering cloud over her likely presidential campaign has only ...


Budget 2019: 'Interim Budget just trailer for India's development,' says PM Modi

No income tax on taxpayers earning up to Rs 5 lakh, from Rs 2.5 lakh now. This has now been doubled. There is need for structured income support for poor, lan...