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by | February 05, 2019 | 18:40

Prime Minister Theresa May was gathering pro-Brexit and pro-EU Conservative lawmakers into an "alternative arrangements working group" seeking to break Britain's Brexit deadlock. Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier reiterated this position on Monday, saying that the Irish backstop was the "only operational solution" to an orderly Brexit.

by | February 05, 2019 | 16:54

In 2016, Sunderland voted overwhelmingly to leave the European Union. Whist the company claims that existing production and the nearly 7000 jobs at the plant are safe, the decision to cancel X-trail production at the site - which was expected to create hundreds of new jobs - has caused a great deal of concern.

by | February 05, 2019 | 16:40

Saturday's protest came a day after France's top court, the Council of State, ruled that the police could continue to use rubber bullet launchers against protesters. As in previous weeks, protesters carried French flags and held signs attacking the French president as being out of touch or calling for referendums tabled by citizens.

by | February 05, 2019 | 14:48

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump have not come face-to-face since the height of the government shutdown standoff last month. "This really is an invasion of our country by human traffickers, these are people that are terrible people, bringing in women mostly, but bringing in women and children, into our country, human trafficking and we're gonna have a strong border, and the only way you have a strong border is you need a physical barrier, you need a wall", he stated.

by | February 05, 2019 | 14:43

US President Donald Trump has declared his intention to wind down his country's 2,000 troops in Syria , but a report issued on Monday (Feb 4) warned the extremist group could then make a comeback within six to 12 months. ISIS leadership retains "excellent command and control capability" in Syria, according to the Pentagon report, and continues to attract an estimated 50 foreign fighters to Syria and Iraq each month.

by | February 05, 2019 | 13:11

All 140 state legislative seats are up for election this year and Virginia is the only state where Democrats have a strong chance of flipping control of the state legislature. Northam's page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. Those weighing in over the weekend included the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, who said that Northam "still does not understand the seriousness of his actions".

by | February 05, 2019 | 13:11

State Department said on Monday. In an interview with CBS' "Face the Nation", Trump said the second summit "is set" with Kim, but provided no further details. The Koreas have discussed ambitious plans, such as reconnecting railways and roads across their border, resuming operations at a jointly run factory park in a North Korean border town and restarting South Korean tours to the North's Diamond Mountain resort.

by | February 05, 2019 | 12:57

People watch Pope Francis deliver mass during his three-day visit to the UAE. The pope and the grand imam of al-Azhar have signed a historic declaration of fraternity, calling for peace between nations, religions and races, in front of a global audience of religious leaders from Christianity , Islam , Judaism and other faiths.

by | February 05, 2019 | 11:43

Archila made headlines in September after she and another woman blocked the doors of a Capitol Hill elevator to speak with then-Sen. Jeff Flake in an elevator as her guest to the State of the Union. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) about his support for Kavanaugh, who faced several allegations of sexual misconduct. Ana Maria Archila is one of Ocasio-Cortez's constituents in Queens and is an active community organizer, according to the Intercept .

by | February 05, 2019 | 11:41

One person was seriously injured. "The toll could still increase because the fire is still in progress on the 7th and 8th floors" of the eight-storey building, a fire service spokesman told the AFP news agency. Firefighters were still searching for other victims and working to extinguish the blaze, city fire service spokesperson Clement Cognon told The Associated Press .

by | February 05, 2019 | 11:32

Critics called the deployment a political stunt and scoffed at Trump's comparisons of caravans of Central American migrants, including women and children, to an "invasion". "We bring a skillset with respect to detection and monitoring that I think is going to be very valuable for CBP", the admiral said. "The Department of Defense will deploy approximately 3,750 additional US forces to provide the additional support to CBP at the southwest border..." Trump suggested Friday that he would ...

by | February 05, 2019 | 10:29

Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are possible by the time the snow ends Monday night. Hazardous winter driving conditions from accumulating snow and icy surfaces due to freezing rain are anticipated. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance.

by | February 05, 2019 | 09:55

At a meeting of the 15-member body convened precisely by the United States delegation to the United Nations , he expressed his support for Juan Guaido , head of the National Assembly (a parliament in contempt) and who proclaimed himself through non-constitutional channels as "in charge" president.

by | February 05, 2019 | 09:32

Russian Federation denies violating the treaty. "The loss of the treaty creates a real possibility of an unpredictable and unconstrained US-Russian arms race in Europe and, potentially, in Northeast Asia as well", said Alexander Vershbow, a distinguished fellow at the Atlantic Council and a former US ambassador to Russia, in an article posted on the council's website on Friday.

by | February 05, 2019 | 07:30

This is the second dam disaster in three years to hit Brazilian mining company Vale. 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. In addition, iron-ore prices are key, and largely determined by Chinese demand. The Minerals Council said its board, which held a meeting on Wednesday, conveyed its sympathy and condolences to the people of Brazil, in particular those whose lives have been ...

by | February 05, 2019 | 06:52

Javid signed the order on Sunday, a spokesman for the Home Office interior ministry told AFP. In a big development in Vijay Mallya extradition case, UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid today has signed the order to extradite Mallya to India. The loans were meant to bail out his failed carrier Kingfisher Airlines. The Westminster Magistrates' Court on 10 December had ordered Mallya's extradition and the UK Home Secretary had to sign the orders within two months, the deadline for which finished ...

by | February 05, 2019 | 06:49

Amir Brigadier Hatami pointed out that on the fifth decade of the Islamic Revolution, we prepared the "Defense Achievements and Construction" exhibition at Imam Khomeini's Mosalla in central Tehran, adding that about 350 products in different military fields are showcased at the event as the main achievements of the defense industry of the country.

by | February 05, 2019 | 05:58

As is customary, players will be able to unlock event-themed skins from previous years through in-game credits or loot boxes. A Chinese lion dances on glass skywalk to mark the Chinese New Year in Bangkok, Thailand. Streets and busy thoroughfares were uncharacteristically empty in Beijing on Monday, with many shops and restaurants closed until next week. Estimates put the number of Chinese-Argentines in the country at over 120,000.

by | February 05, 2019 | 05:56

Prosecutors said he trafficked tonnes of cocaine, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamines into the United States over more than two decades, consolidating his power in Mexico through murders and wars with rival cartels. El Chapo's lawyers called the accusations "extremely salacious" and questioned the timing of the government filing, which comes as a jury is about to start deliberating in his USA drug-trafficking case.

by | February 05, 2019 | 05:54

No one working for the committee has been accused of wrongdoing, the reports said, and there is no indication that the matter relates directly to Trump. During the trial of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, inaugural committee deputy chairman Rick Gates said that he may have stolen money from the committee.

by | February 05, 2019 | 04:46

While the schedule does not show all of Mr. Trump's meetings, it indicates he has spent about 60 percent of his time in unstructured "executive time". Sanders highlighted what she called "a booming economy with lower taxes and higher wages" and a "rebuilt" military as key achievements, as well as the president's many federal judge appointments and his aggressive - or ostracizing, depending on the view - positions on trade negotiations.

by | February 05, 2019 | 04:09

But the overall big news might be the ratings: Super Bowl 53 averaged a 44.9 rating in metered market households, early numbers show. The Patriots hold the record for number of Super Bowl appearances, at 11. While the Patriots players basked in the glory of their sixth Super Bowl win, their mini-mes were right by their side (or on their hip) to celebrate with them.

by | February 04, 2019 | 23:00

In addition, the structure is created to prevent the construction of underground tunnels from Gaza. The entire project is expected to cost about $833 million and be completed by the end of 2019, according to the Times of Israel . The majority happened during border protests but others were the result of "tank fire and airstrikes", France 24 reported . Eyewitnesses have also said in a number of cases that Israeli security forces planted knives on slain or imprisoned Palestinians to claim ...

by | February 04, 2019 | 21:49

An unidentified Air Intelligence Unit official said they had stopped the passenger when he was seen hurriedly leaving after collecting his luggage, reported NDTV . A one-month-old female cub weighing 1 kg and measuring 54 cm from nose to tail is in good condition. To ascertain the health status of the cub, a veterinary doctor was called from the Arignar Anna Zoological Park.

by | February 04, 2019 | 21:25

Evacuation efforts continue Monday in the Australian city of Townsville in the tropical northeast state of Queensland, after authorities made a decision to fully open the gates of a dam Sunday. "Flash flooding from Dam". Residents still in their homes in these suburbs should move to the highest ground in their dwelling before 8.30pm tonight.