• Theresa May to hold meaningful vote on Brexit deal by 12 March
Theresa May to hold meaningful vote on Brexit deal by 12 March

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that Parliament will vote on a Brexit deal by March 12 at the latest. If she fails, May will have to decide whether to delay Brexit or endanger the world's fifth largest economy by leaving without a deal on March 29.

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  • 3 dead after cargo plane from Miami crashes outside Houston
3 dead after cargo plane from Miami crashes outside Houston

The twin-engine plane had departed from Miami and went down in Trinity Bay, just north of Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. According to Atlas Air Inc.'s website the company transports 'precious perishables or heavy construction equipment to arranging passenger charters for celebrities or dignitaries'.

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  • Venezuela ‘Live Aid’ Concert Blocked As Tensions Rise On Colombia Border
Venezuela ‘Live Aid’ Concert Blocked As Tensions Rise On Colombia Border

Guaidó has vowed the opposition will bring in foreign aid from neighboring countries on Saturday and called on security forces to disobey Maduro and let supplies into the country. Aid was also en route from Colombia, where clashes took place Saturday between Venezuelan National Guard troops and residents who were clearing a bridge so aid trucks f...

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  • Jamaat leaders, Yasin Malik arrested
Jamaat leaders, Yasin Malik arrested

The KMS added that dozens of leaders and activists of JI were arrested from their residences. Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti questioned the legal grounds of detaining Malik and other leaders in the state. So to clear up this mess, the Indian Constitution took a step and added Article 35A in the Indian Constitution which is for the emp...

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  • Mueller sentencing memo says Manafort ‘repeatedly and brazenly’ violated law
Mueller sentencing memo says Manafort ‘repeatedly and brazenly’ violated law

In his memo, Mueller did not ask for a specific sentence, but noted that federal guidelines call for a sentence of between 17 and 22 years for such offences. The plea deal was later terminated when the court found -after the agreement- that Manafort had lied to investigators . Overall, Mueller has produced charges against 34 individuals, including...

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  • Trump reportedly pressured Whitaker to intervene in Cohen probe
Trump reportedly pressured Whitaker to intervene in Cohen probe

While it is highly unusual for anyone to comment on continuing criminal investigations, Trump has done so at least on 330 days, or more than 43 per cent of his time in office as of February 14, the analysis said. He attacked the Mueller probe 361 times . Clapper also said he expects the special counsel team to provide some answers once it ...

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  • Civilians Evacuated From Last ISIS-Held Village In Syria
Civilians Evacuated From Last ISIS-Held Village In Syria

The International Rescue Committee said Monday that 62 people, mostly children, had died on the way to the Al-Hol camp or shortly after arriving in past weeks. A wounded girl fleeing the Islamic State's group embattled holdout of Baghouz stands in a field in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, February 13, 2019.

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  • Brexit deal could be voted on by lawmakers next week: Hammond
Brexit deal could be voted on by lawmakers next week: Hammond

The main disagreement over the border issue has been over the EU-suggested backstop - keeping Northern Ireland in the EU single market and customs union after Brexit until a solution is found - because it would create a sort of border within the United Kingdom in the Irish Sea.

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  • US Coast Guard Officer Held in Alleged Mass Murder Plot
US Coast Guard Officer Held in Alleged Mass Murder Plot

Court documents quoted an email in which Hasson wrote he was "dreaming of a way to kill nearly every last person on the earth". Sens. Cory Booker , D-N.J., Kamala Harris , D-Calif., former Rep. Prosecutors asked Maryland District Judge Charles Day to order Hasson detained during his trial, but Day said he's not willing to do so absent any ac...

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  • Over 70 killed as major fire rips through Bangladesh capital
Over 70 killed as major fire rips through Bangladesh capital

Some reports suggested numerous fatalities were pedestrians, shoppers or diners who died quickly as several gas cylinders exploded, and the fire engulfed nearby buildings very quickly. According to the divisional commissioner, 41 people are undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the city and the bodies have been kept at the Dhaka Medical Co...

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  • Trump takes credit for blocking IS woman from US
Trump takes credit for blocking IS woman from US

The woman, Hoda Muthana , does not qualify for citizenship and has no legal basis to return to the country, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said . The United States announced it would refuse to take back the US-born woman, saying that she is no longer a citizen. The timeline of when Muthana's father stopped being a diplomat is significant, b...

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  • Trump Has Been Workshopping 2020 Nicknames, But His First Is Old
Trump Has Been Workshopping 2020 Nicknames, But His First Is Old

But those who consider him yester-cycle's man would do well to consider how his enduring popularity translated into almost US$6 million in campaign donations within 24 hours of his declared candidacy - a number that far exceeds the to-date fundraising totals of all the other Democratic hopefuls combined.

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  • Disgusted by Brexit hardliners, three MPs abandon the Tories
Disgusted by Brexit hardliners, three MPs abandon the Tories

Ms Berger is one of eight former Labour MPs who have quit to join the new Independent Group over Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. "I hope they recognise that they were elected to Parliament on a manifesto that was based around investment in the future, was based around a more equal and fairer society and based around soci...

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  • Trump Urges California to Give Back ‘Wasted’ Billions for 'Failed' Train Project
Trump Urges California to Give Back ‘Wasted’ Billions for 'Failed' Train Project

This latest drama puts the conflict between the conservative White House and the most prosperous and populous state in the nation, one fully controlled by Democrats, in stark relief. The initial plan called for building a bullet train that traveled between San Francisco and Los Angeles (through the Central Valley) in less than three hours.

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  • Islamic State bride Shamima Begum wears Claddagh ring in TV interview
Islamic State bride Shamima Begum wears Claddagh ring in TV interview

Welcoming the Home Secretary's decision, Mr McQuillan told the News Letter: "We don't have access to the information that Mr Javid has regarding what Ms Begum did during her time with Islamic State". "I just was hoping that maybe for the sake of me and my child they let me come back ", she added. "They don't really have proof that I did anyt...

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  • Afghan Taliban postpone Pakistan talks owing to travel restrictions
Afghan Taliban postpone Pakistan talks owing to travel restrictions

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry confirmed that Islamabad will host a meeting between the Afghan Taliban and the U.S. in Islamabad . Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said a meeting with United States delegation was expected to be conducted in Islamabad on February 18.

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  • Huawei vows USA 'can't crush us'
Huawei vows USA 'can't crush us'

Mr. Ren's comments regard recent USA governmental actions against Huawei, which include criminal charges both corporate and personal: Ren's daughter, Meng Wanzhou , is Huawei's CFO, and she was arrested in December in Canada at the request of the United States.

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  • Sheriff: 4 dead, including children, near Grand Rapids
Sheriff: 4 dead, including children, near Grand Rapids

The shooting unfolded around 3 p.m.in Solon Township, roughly 7 miles west of Cedar Springs. "We do have four deceased on the scene. we don't believe there is anybody outstanding that we're looking for at this point", said Kent County Sheriff Michelle Lajoye-Young.

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  • Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post
Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

This kind of attitude was in place yesterday when Stone posted what appeared to be a threat on Instagram, directed at Judge Amy Berman Jackson . Early Tuesday morning, Stone published another weird Instagram post in which he said he was praying for protection "from the fake news media who are smearing me and purposely misinterpreting every...

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  • Vandals desecrate 90 Jewish graves in Eastern France ahead of marches
Vandals desecrate 90 Jewish graves in Eastern France ahead of marches

Artwork on two Paris post boxes showing the image of Simone Veil, a Holocaust survivor and former magistrate, was defaced with swastikas, while a bagel shop was sprayed with the word "Juden", German for Jews, in yellow letters. Figures released last week showed there were more than 500 anti-Semitic attacks in France in 2018, a 74 per cent increase ...

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  • European Union lawmakers invited by Guaido barred from entering Venezuela
European Union lawmakers invited by Guaido barred from entering Venezuela

Mr Pons' fellow Spaniards Jose Ignacio Salafranca and Gabriel Mato Adrover, as well as Esther de Lange of the Netherlands and Paulo Rangel of Portugal, were also expelled. "And we're hoping that sense prevails and that the military allows the bridge to be open so that much-needed supplies can be sent across". He spoke a few days after Guaido call...

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  • Law Enforcement Officials Mulled Ousting Trump — Former FBI Chief
Law Enforcement Officials Mulled Ousting Trump — Former FBI Chief

The amendment, which has never been invoked, empowers a majority of USA cabinet members to remove a president if deemed unfit for office. Yet McCabe - who was sacked after being charged with misleading investigators and reportedly himself remains under criminal investigation - tells " 60 Minutes " that the highest levels in law enforcement we...

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  • Labour party SPLIT: MPs break away from Jeremy Corbyn & form new group
Labour party SPLIT: MPs break away from Jeremy Corbyn & form new group

Luciana Berger , Gavin Shuker , Chuka Umunna , Ann Coffey , Mike Gapes , Angela Smith , Chris Leslie - have announced their resignation from the Labour party in a surprise press conference on Monday. In her email, Formby offered details on the extent of anti-Semitism complaints between April 2018 and January 2019, saying 673 complaints w...

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  • Why are Honda closing their factory in Swindon — Honda closure
Why are Honda closing their factory in Swindon — Honda closure

Honda is expected to announce the closure of its Swindon vehicle plant in 2022, with the loss of about 3,500 jobs. Typically, Honda is making. "This will also affect thousands of jobs in the extensive supply chain across the country". Honda is getting ready to announce the closure of its Swindon manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom, acc...

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  • U.S. tells European Union to recognise Guaido as Venezuela president
U.S. tells European Union to recognise Guaido as Venezuela president

Guaido has targeted February 23 for entry of the aid, more of which arrived for the stockpile on Saturday. Aid for Venezuela is inspected after being unloaded from a U.S. food aid was piling up along the border with Colombia, in the latest flashpoint in the country's building political crisis. Speaking on Friday, Maduro said six million fami...

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  • Nigeria election: Disappointment and anger over poll delay
Nigeria election: Disappointment and anger over poll delay

Real reasons emerged on Saturday on why the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) postponed the February 16 and March 2 elections. It was leant that following the refusal of the key leaders of the INEC Election Management Board to comply with the option of staggered presidential elections, the forces made a decision to reach a numb...

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  • Poland hosts conference on the Middle East spearheaded by US
Poland hosts conference on the Middle East spearheaded by US

European Union leaders made their feelings known by sending low level officials to a conference attended by US Vice President Mike Pence , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, as well as Netanyahu.

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  • Barnier: UK has to move on Brexit
Barnier: UK has to move on Brexit

Corbyn also accused the Prime Minister of "recklessly running down the clock " so that MPs would have to vote for her Brexit deal. Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc on March 29. The political impasse leaves Britain lurching toward a chaotic no-deal departure that could be costly for businesses and ordinary people in both the United Kingdom ...

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  • NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign
NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign

Next year's election will determine who finishes the last two years of McCain's term. "They are an embarrassment to this country, that they don't have any compassion or care for people who have been taken brutally from their families", she said .

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  • Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to sign $20 billion deals during crown princes visit
Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to sign $20 billion deals during crown princes visit

The US government will continue probing the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, following criticism of the White House's handling of the investigation into the murder. Conducting an investigation in Turkey last week, Agnes Callamard, the United Nations special rapporteur for extrajudicial su...

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