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by | December 09, 2018 | 07:00

Asked whether she was putting pressure on Tory MPs to fall in behind her plan, Mrs May said: "Obviously we're talking to colleagues about this vote". Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday she was focused on persuading lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union in a December 11 vote, rather than preparing a plan B.

by | December 08, 2018 | 22:48

While Moreno says Britain has assured Ecuador that Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks , will not face extradition if he leaves the embassy, he will face arrest by United Kingdom authorities and upwards of six months in prison for skipping bail.

by | December 08, 2018 | 22:15

The footage shows two people walking towards the camera; they are scared off by what appears to be a small explosion. The IDF's decision to launch Operation Northern Shield to neutralize Hezbollah terror tunnels this week stemmed from a growing fear the underground infrastructure would be used by terrorists to carry out attacks against IDF patrols in the area, according to a senior commander of the 91st Galilee Division.

by | December 08, 2018 | 21:59

Navy has also challenged excessive maritime claims made by U.S. allies and partners, including the Philippines and Vietnam. Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, demanded that the Kremlin "instantly stop its illegal conduct and respect the navigational rights and freedoms of all states", following the incident.

by | December 08, 2018 | 21:58

Ukraine's Foreign Ministry has appealed to the Budapest Memorandum guarantor countries (the United States, the United Kingdom and Russia) for urgent consultations over the Kerch Strait standoff. "It is Kremlin's regime who bears full responsibility for further aggravation of the situation in the Azov and Black Seas and for undermining the peaceful settlement of the Russian-Ukrainian armed conflict".

by | December 08, 2018 | 21:56

Hit by low oil prices, mismanagement and the impact of United States sanctions, Venezuela is in freefall and Maduro is seeking support from allies after winning a second presidential term this year. "Political problems can not be resolved by punishing an entire nation", said the Turkish head of state. The US has accused Venezuela's government of violating human rights and triggering an economic meltdown.

by | December 08, 2018 | 21:42

File picture shows White House Chief of Staff John Kelly stepping off Air Force One as US President Donald Trump arrived to participate in a briefing on Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in Havelock, North Carolina, September 19, 2018.

by | December 08, 2018 | 20:39

With further "significant violence" expected on Saturday, Paris is going into effective lockdown, with the Eiffel Tower and scores of shops on the Champs-Elysees to close as a precaution, as well major museums including the Louvre. Blocked by police, they tried other routes. Protesters smashed street signs and traffic lights near a police barricade blocking access to the office of Prime Minister Charles Michel, as they chanted slogans calling on him to resign.

by | December 08, 2018 | 17:18

Fields was also found guilty of eight counts of malicious wounding of various degrees, and a count of failing to stop at the scene of an accident. Fields has separately been indicted on federal hate crime charges , which allow for the death penalty.

by | December 08, 2018 | 16:10

Fire brigades said the stampede took place in the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, near Ancona, on the Adriatic coast. At least six people are dead and dozens wounded following a stampede at an Italian nightclub, the country's Civil Protection Agency said.

by | December 08, 2018 | 11:15

Yeongjeo-dong has always been known to U.S. intelligence agencies but researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey told CNN that the construction on a new facility, at Hoejung-ri, seven miles away, had not previously been publicly identified.

by | December 08, 2018 | 11:02

Grace Millane's family say they are staying positive and hope she returns home soon. Her brother, Michael Millane, said the family began getting anxious on Monday when she did not reply to messages. The last confirmed sighting of Grace is still 9.41pm Saturday night going into the CityLife Hotel, Beard said. After visiting Peru she arrived in New Zealand on November 20 and had been near-daily contact with her family until December 1.

by | December 08, 2018 | 10:21

In Germany, Wednesday's operation focused on restaurants, offices and apartments, mainly in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria region. "Today we send a clear message to organized crime groups across Europe", Eurojust Vice President Filippo Spiezia said.

by | December 08, 2018 | 08:53

The US Senate is due to consider this week a resolution to end support for the conflict, seen as a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and its arch-foe in the Middle East, Iran . A Cairo-based Western diplomat echoed the words of other regional and Western diplomats in recent weeks by stressing that the U.S. and the European Union are pushing Riyadh and Abu Dhabi to end the war quickly in the face of growing worldwide outrage at the images of starvation and disease coming out of devastated Yemen.

by | December 08, 2018 | 08:40

Trump had nothing but praise for the two new Cabinet members who he announced Friday he would nominate. Trump is further expected to announce Heather Nauert as the new USA ambassador to the United Nations on Friday, replacing Nikki Haley .

by | December 08, 2018 | 08:04

Islamabad joined Washington's "war on terror" in 2001, and says it has paid a heavy price for the alliance, which sparked an Islamist backlash and homegrown militant groups who turned their guns on the Pakistani state, costing thousands of lives.

by | December 08, 2018 | 05:25

And, last but not least, no one would deny Nauert's attractiveness, which seems crucial in the noble role of being the "US face" and White House policy mouthpiece overseas, doesn't it? Congress begins in January, Republicans will have a 53-47 vote majority over Democrats in the Senate.

by | December 08, 2018 | 05:10

Calling for U.N. members to support the move ahead of the vote, Haley pointed to the many U.N. General Assembly resolutions criticizing Israel and said such a statement on Hamas would be an opportunity for the U.N.to "right a historic wrong" by correcting its "awful record" of passing resolutions against Israel.

by | December 08, 2018 | 04:14

The 56-year-old, now CDU general secretary, beat Friedrich Merz by 517 to 482 votes to clinch the leadership position. By contrast, Merz takes clear positions that appeal to rank-and-file party members hungry for a more clearly defined party after 13 years under Merkel as chancellor.

by | December 08, 2018 | 04:09

She was due to stay at the hostel until 8 December before travelling to a different part of the country, but has not been seen at the hostel in days. She had previously been in "constant contact" with her family using messaging service 'WhatsApp'.

by | December 08, 2018 | 03:43

We grabbed what we could and got out of the building and now, we are standing outside of the building, ' Lemon said on CNN. When the phone call originally came in, security officers evacuated the building as a precaution and called the police.

by | December 08, 2018 | 02:35

Trump's series of early morning tweets came ahead of the expected filing of legal documents on Friday that could shed more light on how two of Trump's closest former aides have helped or hindered Mueller's Russian Federation probe. "The entire objective of this investigation is to cast aspersions on the real investigation which is Mueller". Nadler will become judiciary committee chair once the Democrats take over the House in January, and he had a straight answer as to what will become of ...

by | December 08, 2018 | 01:49

Chinese telecom giant Huawei's chief financial officer faces USA fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran, a Canadian court heard Friday, a week after she was detained on an American extradition request. They also argued that Iranian sanctions are complex and SkyCom's civilian telecommunications equipment sales likely weren't in violation of any rules.

by | December 07, 2018 | 22:57

In the video, Cox asked children who watched it to remember that " bullying is unacceptable everywhere and will not be tolerated". He shared the video on social media, garnering 14 million views and thousands of comments. However, others pointed out that by shaming her with the punishment video, the girl was arguably being bullied by her father. She admitted that she was "sad" after being bullied.

by | December 07, 2018 | 18:28

Barr as his next attorney general. On another Clinton-related investigative topic, Barr told The New York Times in November of past year he believed that there was more justification for the Department of Justice to investigate Clinton's role in approving a 2010 sale of US uranium stockpiles to a Russian energy company in what is commonly known as the "Uranium One" deal , than for investigating any potential collusion between President Trump and Russians.