Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal

There is not a single trade agreement that is open to financial services. That would mean the United Kingdom retains freedom of movement, the Common Fisheries Policy, and a role for the European Court of Justice for a two-year period. Mr Barnier ha... More..

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ISIS claims attack on spy agency center in Afghan capital
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

ISIS claims attack on spy agency center in Afghan capital

During the attack, roads to the area were closed and dozens of police and intelligence officers blocked access to the public. Afghan special forces swiftly arrived and encircled the building to try to neutr...More..

Recount: one-vote victory means 50-50 House of Delegates split
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Recount: one-vote victory means 50-50 House of Delegates split

That's especially evident in the Virginia House of Delegates , where a recount on Tuesday led to Democrat Shelly Simonds winning her race to represent the 94th district. The elections occurred the same day tha...More..

Palestinian teen remains in coma after being shot by Israeli forces
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Palestinian teen remains in coma after being shot by Israeli forces

According to father of Ahed, Bassem Tamimi, a large Israeli force raided the family home at dawn and arrested Ahed Tamimi while she was sleeping in her bed. "She was arrested on suspicion of attacking Israeli s...More..

Republicans Joined Democrats to Reject Trump's Nominee To Head Export-Import Bank
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Republicans Joined Democrats to Reject Trump's Nominee To Head Export-Import Bank

That's because Garrett once wanted to shutter the institution that he now is trying to run, and he consistently voted against reauthorizing it. He once called the EX-IM bank a " corruption of the free enterpr...More..

Trump disputes report he was angry over Gorsuch comments
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Trump disputes report he was angry over Gorsuch comments

The president has repeatedly slammed "Fake News", and the journalistic practice of using anonymous sources, often suggesting that they do not exist. He reportedly fretted over whether Gorsuch, lauded by the m...More..

John McCain returns home to AZ; will miss vote on tax bill
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

John McCain returns home to AZ; will miss vote on tax bill

Sen. John McCain will not vote in the final round of the GOP tax bill passage, CNN reports. Despite McCain's absence for the Senate tax reform vote, which is expected Tuesday, and a narrow GOP margin 52-4...More..

CDC can say 'fetus,' insists there's no ban on words
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

CDC can say 'fetus,' insists there's no ban on words

Instead of "science-based" or "evidence-based", the suggested phrase is "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes", the person said . A former federal offic...More..

U.S. sides with India, ignores Pakistan's sacrifices, says Janjua
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

U.S. sides with India, ignores Pakistan's sacrifices, says Janjua

He also alleged that as part of its policy to counterChinese influence in South Asia, the United States is conspiring againstthe China-Pakistan Economic Corridor along with India. He accused India of stockpilin...More..

Celebrations begin ahead of Rahul Gandhi's coronation as Congress president
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Celebrations begin ahead of Rahul Gandhi's coronation as Congress president

The fifth-generation scion looked out of place and came across as a reluctant politician until this year when he appeared more confident during his public appearances. Earlier, Nitish Kumar said the top post in...More..

Pence postpones Mideast visit to mid-January citing tax vote
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Pence postpones Mideast visit to mid-January citing tax vote

Palestinian officials have pressured local church leaders to reject Pence's visit and follow the example of the Egyptian Coptic Church whose pope has refused to meet the United States vice president due to the ...More..

Mild temperatures this week
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Mild temperatures this week

It's likely that we'll also continue to see patchy fog through the night as well, with temperatures remaining in the lower 40s. The pattern is too warm, although signs of colder air arriving on Christmas Day mo...More..

White Christmas unlikely as weather set to be 'warm'
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

White Christmas unlikely as weather set to be 'warm'

The forecast looks mild and dry through this stretch of time with very nice and mild weather (highs in the 50s). These are the same places which historically have the highest odds of snow cover Christmas Day....More..

Israel Strikes Hamas Military Targets in Gaza After Rocket Fire
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Israel Strikes Hamas Military Targets in Gaza After Rocket Fire

Militant groups in Gaza, including Hamas, have called for a new Palestinian uprising - or intifada - over Trump's statement. Police said that one rocket hit inside an Israeli community, and the other struck a...More..

Funeral procession begins for California firefighter
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Funeral procession begins for California firefighter

He was with a five-engine strike team from San Diego and engaged in a "very active part of the fire" just outside of Fillmore when he was fatally injured, according to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protec...More..

Kashmir: Family alleges soldiers killed Asif outside home
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Kashmir: Family alleges soldiers killed Asif outside home

The J&K government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the killing. Asif Iqbal Bhat, a taxi-driver replied he can not come to pick the caller who was stuck in an area with no public transport' availability...More..

Interpol cancels Red Corner notice against Zakir Naik
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Interpol cancels Red Corner notice against Zakir Naik

But a spokesperson for NIA said that the Indian request was rejected because it was submitted before an application to indict Naik had been submitted. It's no setback. Now our charge-sheet is filed. NIA, in res...More..

Manafort to be released from house arrest
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Manafort to be released from house arrest

Once Manafort arrives at his South Florida home, his movement will still be restricted. Mueller had requested that Manafort's request be denied, according to court filings, pointing to a draft of an op-ed...More..

Union Cabinet clears 'Triple Talaq' Bill, to be tabled in Winter Session
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Union Cabinet clears 'Triple Talaq' Bill, to be tabled in Winter Session

Stating that Muslim women already had a right to seek maintenance from their husbands by virtue of Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), he said when a legislation is made without accounting for...More..

Former US Ambassador to Russia 'Shocked' by Trump's Phone Call to Putin
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Former US Ambassador to Russia 'Shocked' by Trump's Phone Call to Putin

Macierewicz was reacting to comments by Russian President Vladimir Putin who, at his annual end-of-year news conference on Thursday, denied previous Polish suggestions that the presidential plane was probably...More..