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Trump formally objecting to probe, won't cooperate until vote

Trump formally objecting to probe, won't cooperate until vote The probe centers around a July 25 phone call between Trump and newly elected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky , during which the American president asked his Ukrainian counterpart to look into whether Biden halted an investigation into Ukrainian gas firm Burisma Holdings, where Biden's son Hunter once sat on the board. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson makes Brexit squatting plans for Downing Street

Boris Johnson makes Brexit squatting plans for Downing Street U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is prepared to challenge Queen Elizabeth II to dismiss him rather than resign as he attempts to push through Brexit by the October 31 deadline, the Sunday Times reported, citing senior aides. The problem is at the moment we don't have a deal", she said. "We are ready for no-deal, even if we don't desire it", he said. "It would bring disruption for us, and di... [Full Article...]

European Union rejects UK's request for weekend Brexit talks

European Union rejects UK's request for weekend Brexit talks Many expect the issue to ultimately end up in the UK Supreme Court. There is no clear consensus among the parliamentarians about who might succeed Johnson should he be forced from the Prime Minister's office. A United Kingdom spokesman said: "We have made a significant offer this week". Tusk spoke out after a 20-minute call with Irish Premier Leo Varadkar. [Full Article...]

Ukraine's top prosecutor unaware of evidence against Hunter Biden

Ukraine's top prosecutor unaware of evidence against Hunter Biden There is no evidence that Biden was involved in corruption in the eastern European nation. But the vice president has rarely been drawn into any direct controversy involving the president until now. What I want to do and I think I have an obligation to do and probably a duty to do it, corruption. According to the report, Volker told the panels that he and several other officials from the Sta... [Full Article...]

Fired teacher who wouldn't use trans student's pronouns sues

Fired teacher who wouldn't use trans student's pronouns sues He even used the student's preferred masculine name and was willing to avoid using pronouns in the student's presence. Administrators eventually gave the teacher an ultimatum: Use the student's correct pronouns or face disciplinary action, he said . [Full Article...]

Former Dallas Officer Amber Guyger Found Guilty of Murdering Botham Jean

Former Dallas Officer Amber Guyger Found Guilty of Murdering Botham Jean Now, a judge is passing sentence. Guyger's lawyers have said the 31-year-old, who was sacked from the police force shortly after she killed Jean, was exhausted and scared when she heard someone inside the unit she thought was her own that night. [Full Article...]

'I Hate Myself,' Former Dallas Police Officer Who Killed Neighbor Tells Jurors

'I Hate Myself,' Former Dallas Police Officer Who Killed Neighbor Tells Jurors Prosecutor Jason Fine seized on her testimony - specifically, her assertion that she would never want anyone to endure what she's gone through - before attacking Guyger as an unreasonable person who made a decision to kill Jean before she opened his apartment door. [Full Article...]

Yemeni Houthis broadcast video showing major attack near Saudi border

Yemeni Houthis broadcast video showing major attack near Saudi border He told a news conference that the Saudi-led coalition thwarted a Houthi attack late in August in the Kitaf district of Saada province along with the border with Saudi Arabia . At least 130 people, mostly prisoners, were killed in that attack, according to Yemeni medics. Each side was meant to release around 7,000 prisoners. [Full Article...]

No one really knows cost of no-deal Brexit: sajid Javid

No one really knows cost of no-deal Brexit: sajid Javid It will mean 4 million workers earning increase to 10.50 pounds (12.9 USA dollars) an hour, with pay rates matching two-thirds of median salaries across the country. Britain is not scheduled to hold an election until 2022, but one is expected in the coming months. The new framework is expected to allow higher levels of state-funded infrastructure investment. [Full Article...]

Get a unique view inside (and above) Montreal's half-million climate march

Get a unique view inside (and above) Montreal's half-million climate march The teen has inspired millions of youths, drawn to her cause by her passion and a mature, committed rhetorical style that belies her young age. "We've become too loud for people to handle so they try to silence us", she declared, adding that "we should also take that as a compliment". [Full Article...]

Oil prices head for weekly loss as supply fears wane

Oil prices head for weekly loss as supply fears wane WTI futures were down 3.3% so far for the week, marking the largest weekly loss in 10 weeks, while Brent was down 3.2% on the week, its largest weekly loss in seven. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hosted Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi for talks on Wednesday targeted on assaults on the dominion's oil infrastructure, which Washington has blamed on Iran . [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson's suspension of United Kingdom parliament unlawful: Top court

Boris Johnson's suspension of United Kingdom parliament unlawful: Top court But a motion of no confidence in the government only needs a majority of one - and could lead to a general election being held. Remainer MPs are at loggerheads about how to force the Prime Minister to delay Brexit into the new year. The PM, who has faced calls to resign, said he "profoundly disagreed" with the ruling but would "respect" it. The unanimous ruling was followed by calls from oppos... [Full Article...]

Labour votes to AXE private schools - Corbyn declares class war

Labour votes to AXE private schools - Corbyn declares class war Shadow schooling secretary Angela Rayner stated she is going to process the Social Mobility Fee - which the social gathering would rename the Social Justice Fee - with "integrating private schools". "Endowments, investments and properties" would also be redistributed across the country's schools. "Every child deserves a world class education, not only those who are able pay for it, and I'll be p... [Full Article...]

In meeting with PM Imran, Trump pours cold water on Indian hopes

In meeting with PM Imran, Trump pours cold water on Indian hopes Jaishankar held 11 meetings and Minister of State S. Muraleedharan too had his share of meetings", Gitesh Sarma, Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs said at a briefing in NY. So in this situation, I feel that this is the beginning of a crisis. You guys are doing better than anybody I've ever heard. Indian premier was joined by US President Trump and other US politicians despi... [Full Article...]

Joining US-led war on terror Pakistan's biggest mistake: PM Khan

Joining US-led war on terror Pakistan's biggest mistake: PM Khan Monday's meeting with Trump is Khan's second since he visited the White House July 22 for his first interaction with the American president. Trump a day earlier held a joint rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , a Hindu nationalist whose government last month revoked the Muslim-majority region's autonomy and cut off most ordinary people's cellular and internet service. [Full Article...]

Massive crowd hails Donald Trump and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi

Massive crowd hails Donald Trump and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi Organisers of Sunday's "Howdy Modi" event in Houston , as also those planning to protest the Indian prime minister's visit, heaved a sigh of relief as tropical storm Imelda weakened in the city on Saturday morning and flood waters receded. [Full Article...]

Michelle Carter loses parole bid but will get out early anyway

Michelle Carter loses parole bid but will get out early anyway Carter needs to further address her causative factors that led to the governing offense", the board concluded. Roy, 18, took his life after Carter, then 17, told him over the phone and via text to get into his carbon monoxide-filled truck. "She's earned nearly two months good time off". Multiple media outlets are reporting that Carter, now 23-years-old, was denied parole Friday morning in her 15... [Full Article...]

UK’s Brexit Secretary to meet EU’s chief negotiator

UK’s Brexit Secretary to meet EU’s chief negotiator The two European leaders back the shorter proposal so as to prepare the bloc for the UK's exit on October 31st, with the Finnish prime minister adding in comments reported by The Sun: "We need to know what the United Kingdom is proposing". [Full Article...]

Newsom Signs Landmark Gig-Economy Labor Bill

Newsom Signs Landmark Gig-Economy Labor Bill If they're unable to support themselves fully, gig workers will often turn to government assistance programs; which ultimately costs taxpayers, according to bill sponsor and California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez. Andrew Cuomo addressed the issue in a recent press conference, stating that lawmakers there "have to look at how we define employee vs. independent contractor going forward". [Full Article...]

Senator's Viral Twitter Thread on Trump, Giuliani, Ukraine Could Detail Whistleblower Claim

Senator's Viral Twitter Thread on Trump, Giuliani, Ukraine Could Detail Whistleblower Claim In 2016, Biden, according to the New York Times , threatened to withhold $1 billion in us loan guarantees unless Ukrainian prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko was removed. However Joseph Maguire, the acting director of national intelligence, has blocked its released, triggering a clash with Democratic congressman that has played out all month. [Full Article...]


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