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Mutharika tells United Nations peace summit to emulate Mandela

Mutharika tells United Nations peace summit to emulate Mandela U.N. General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said Mandela "represents a light of hope for a world still torn apart by conflicts and suffering" - but one where there are concerns about the worldwide community's ability to work together to resolve such major problems as poverty, hunger, war and global warming. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong Launches First High Speed Rail Service

Hong Kong Launches First High Speed Rail Service Chinese immigration officers are stationed in one part of the modern station that is subject to Chinese law, an unprecedented move that some critics have said further erodes Hong Kong's autonomy. Outside the station, there is a wealth of entertainment and attractions for visitors who want to enjoy shopping, dining, or a taste of traditional Hong Kong. [Full Article...]

Draft order for Trump could open probe into Facebook, Google

Draft order for Trump could open probe into Facebook, Google It instructs USA antitrust authorities to "thoroughly investigate whether any online platform has acted in violation of the antitrust laws". "Yelp has been consistently critical of Google for actual bias in search results-in local search, for their own competitive benefit", says Lowe in a statement that echoes Yelp's ongoing criticism of Google but doesn't address the question. [Full Article...]

Not After Iran Regime Change, Says US, But Vows "Maximum Pressure"

Not After Iran Regime Change, Says US, But Vows Iranian oil exports have been in jeopardy since Washington announced re-imposing unilateral sanctions against the Islamic Republic after US President Donald Trump in May pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and a broad alliance of world powers. [Full Article...]

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's baby premieres among world leaders

Clarke Gayford with his daughter Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford, as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks during the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the UN. Mr Gayford earlier tweeted a picture of Neve's specially made UN ID - labelling her New Zealand's first baby. "I wish I could have captured the startled look on a Japanese delegation inside United Nations yesterday who walked into a meeting ... [Full Article...]

UK's Labour party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum

It was a tumultuous summer for the Labour Party as it was gripped by allegations of anti-Semitism. "We weren't ruling out options and nobody was ruling out Remain". "My understanding of what the discussion, certainly within my party has been all about, is: respect the referendum but the deal that comes back, if it's not acceptable to Parliament, we should have a general election or keep the opti... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to supply Syria with missile system

Russian Federation to supply Syria with missile system U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday that Russian plans to supply Syria with an S-300 missile system would be a "significant escalation" by Moscow and that he hopes it will reconsider. Peskov said the measures were "not directed against third countries but towards defending our own military". Moscow has since played a careful balancing act, maintaining good ties both w... [Full Article...]

No Deal Brexit? May Promises To Protect EU Nationals In UK

No Deal Brexit? May Promises To Protect EU Nationals In UK With just weeks to go before the British Prime Minister needs to strike a deal on Brexit , there are few signs of an imminent breakthrough. Hours earlier in a strongly-worded statement at Downing Street, Mrs May said her plan had been rejected by Mr Tusk without him properly explaining why it was unacceptable or offering an alternative. [Full Article...]

Yale Law School Cancels Classes So That Students Can Protest Brett Kavanaugh

By early Monday morning, members of the law school faculty had already cancelled 31 of the day's scheduled classes in anticipation of the planned student actions, which follow last week's silent protest. Chua has had an outsized influence in helping select clerks for Kavanaugh in her role at Yale Law School. Today, 115 YLS students bussed down to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein has resigned

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein has resigned Rod Rosenstein , the U.S. deputy attorney general revealed to have discussed removing President Trump from office, travelled to the White House this morning amid expectations that his days in office were numbered. Cohen, too, reached a plea deal with authorities. He also has held up anti-Trump texts from former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok and former Federal Bureau of Inv... [Full Article...]

United States rights groups slam new immigration rules

United States rights groups slam new immigration rules In a press release accompanying the proposed rule , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the rule is meant to "promote immigrant self-sufficiency and protect finite resources by ensuring that they are not likely to become burdens on American taxpayers ". [Full Article...]

Alyssa Milano adds her voice to #WhyIDidntReport movement

Alyssa Milano adds her voice to #WhyIDidntReport movement Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents", he tweeted . After days of relative restraint, Trump - himself the subject of groping and other sexual harassment allegations by multiple women - launched an all-out attack on Ford's credibility. [Full Article...]

From 'rocket man' to 'terrific': Trump lauds 'very open' Kim

From 'rocket man' to 'terrific': Trump lauds 'very open' Kim Secretary Pompeo will be working that out. The president will tout his June face-to-face with Kim as a major diplomatic win but "he should think twice if he plans to repeat his claim that North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat", she said. [Full Article...]

Republican Congressman’s 6 Siblings Urge People To Vote - For His Opponent

Republican Congressman’s 6 Siblings Urge People To Vote - For His Opponent It begins with a woman " Grace , rural physician", saying, " Paul Gosar the congressman isn't doing anything to support rural America". In interviews with "The Republic", several of his siblings acknowledged they were no longer close to their brother because of the intensity of their disagreement with his publicly stated views. [Full Article...]

Iran vows vengeance after military parade slaughter

Iran vows vengeance after military parade slaughter Representatives from nearly 200 countries convene to discuss the most important political and policy issues affecting the world today. Washington also condemned attack on Sunday but said the country's leaders needed to look at reasons for unrest. [Full Article...]

Swiss vessel crew members kidnapped in Nigerian waters

Swiss vessel crew members kidnapped in Nigerian waters The pirates apparently used long ladders and cut the razor wire on deck to gain access to the vessel and destroyed the ship's communications equipment before leaving. Massoel Shipping, which operates the MV Glarus , said in a statement: "The company is working with the authorities and specialists to secure the speedy and safe release of those being held". [Full Article...]

Trump court nominee says he won't be 'intimidated' into withdrawing

These questions must be asked in the context of broader concerns about an unsettling and unacceptable rush by Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Charles Grassley and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell to get Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court-without the proper consideration of a judicial nomination that senators are bound by the Constitution to check and balance. [Full Article...]

Two-headed SNAKE with DOUBLE BITE discovered in woman’s garden

Two-headed SNAKE with DOUBLE BITE discovered in woman’s garden In a freakish discovery, a Virginia local has found a rare two-headed snake living in their backyard. After Stephanie made experts aware of her find, the case was taken up by the Wildlife Center of Virginia, which posted about the extraordinary spot on Facebook . [Full Article...]

Iran's Khamenei says the attackers were paid by Saudis and UAE

Iran's Khamenei says the attackers were paid by Saudis and UAE Iran's intelligence minister said on Monday that a "large" network of suspects have been arrested in connection with Saturday's attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people. Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said that arrests had already been made. Responding to Rohani's accusations, the USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, told the BBC that Iran should "look in th... [Full Article...]

Jewish Labour MP Condemns Jeremy Corbyn Over Anti-Semitism Row

To cheers he highlighted that people from across the United Kingdom were present, saying: "They are saying squarely to the leadership of the Labour Party "listen to us, hear us, give us a People's Vote". Many within the party support mandatory open selection contests for all MPs ahead of every election. Labour activists have waved through sweeping changes to the party rulebook that could trigger... [Full Article...]


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