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Pound dramatically tanks as Theresa May postpones Brexit deal vote

Pound dramatically tanks as Theresa May postpones Brexit deal vote The Press Association news agency and other British media outlets said May had chose to postpone the vote scheduled for Tuesday. Labour had previously indicated it could table a confidence motion in May if she lost the vote on Tuesday, and there were calls from some MPs for it to act after Monday's U-turn. [Full Article...]

Trudeau told Saudi prince 'better answers' are needed on Khashoggi killing

Trudeau told Saudi prince 'better answers' are needed on Khashoggi killing Graham stressed that he believes the crown prince has put the decades-long US-Saudi relationship at risk. "If MBS were in front of a jury, he'd be convicted in less than 30 minutes", Corker said, using the prince's initials. "Every Senator should hear what I heard this afternoon", Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of IL said on his official website, " CIA Director Haspel must brief the full Senate... [Full Article...]

Tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited to India, UK judge rules

Tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited to India, UK judge rules On 10 December 2018, the Westminster Magistrates' Court delivered its decision in the Vijay Mallya extradition case, sending the case to UK's Home Secretary of State. An extradition of Mallya would be a huge win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi months before an election, after opposition parties said the government had given a "free passage" to the business tycoon to flee, an accusation it denie... [Full Article...]

Trump Says Any Crime Committed in Paying Hush Money Was by Cohen

Trump Says Any Crime Committed in Paying Hush Money Was by Cohen The 40-page sentencing memo filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY for former Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen is the basis for an indictment against the president, according to Andrew McCarthy . In the memo, prosecutors wrote: "In particular, and as Cohen himself has now admitted , with respect to both payments, he acted in coordination with and at the dire... [Full Article...]

China says Canada breached agreement over Huawei arrest

China says Canada breached agreement over Huawei arrest Meng's arrest has threatened to increase U.S. No decision was reached at the extradition hearing after nearly six hours of arguments and counter-arguments. Meng, he said, had misled USA banks into thinking that Huawei and Skycom were separate when, in fact, "Skycom was Huawei". "Such a move ignores the law and is unreasonable, unconscionable, and vile in nature", Le said in the statement. [Full Article...]

White House revolving door: Trump begins search for next chief of staff

White House revolving door: Trump begins search for next chief of staff The New York Times reported on Saturday that treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, budget director Mick Mulvaney and United States trade representative Robert Lighthizer were other possible choices to be chief of staff. Still, Mr Ayers has little experience wheeling and dealing on legislation in Congress and would take the reins at a time when Mr Trump is weakened after Democrats won control of th... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom can unilaterally stop Brexit process, European Union court rules

United Kingdom can unilaterally stop Brexit process, European Union court rules The ruling comes a day before Theresa May is set to ask MPs to vote on her Brexit withdrawal agreement in parliament, after Downing Street was forced to deny claims the Prime Minister would cancel the vote due to her deal's unpopularity. [Full Article...]

Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub

Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub A stampede at a nightclub in Italy has killed six people and injured about 50 others, according to local officials. Authorities said organisers had sold far too many tickets for the space. "It's not possible, you cannot die like that, wake up Mattia, I beg you, " a woman was kneeling in front of her son's body, according to Ancona Today . [Full Article...]

Trump Nominates Army Chief Milley to Replace Joint Chiefs Chairman Dunford

Trump Nominates Army Chief Milley to Replace Joint Chiefs Chairman Dunford He later commanded the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum in NY, the III Corps at Fort Hood in Texas, and U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg in North Carolina before taking the reins as chief of staff in August 2015. Trump is expected to announce his decision Saturday at the annual Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. There has not been an Air Force officer in the chairman's post si... [Full Article...]

Grace Millane: New Zealand police have 'grave fears' for missing British backpacker

Grace Millane: New Zealand police have 'grave fears' for missing British backpacker Beard said police have more than 20 staff working on the case and have been reviewing hours of surveillance camera footage from around the city, which has proved crucial in tracking Millane's movements. 'Grace has been missing for five days, ' he wrote. David Millane grappled with his emotions as he explained how concerned the family is. "We are all extremely upset, and it's very hard at this ... [Full Article...]

Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump

Prosecutors have said Cohen violated campaign finance law "in coordination with and at the direction" of Trump. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow to sway the election. [Full Article...]

Trump names ex-Bush official William Barr as new attorney general

Trump names ex-Bush official William Barr as new attorney general Trump said he was hoping of a quick confirmation reply of Barr from the senate. "William Barr's record suggests that he will follow Jeff Sessions' legacy of hostility to civil rights and civil liberties", Faiz Shakir, the ACLU's national political director, said. [Full Article...]

Saudis reject extraditions to Turkey over Khashoggi murder

Saudis reject extraditions to Turkey over Khashoggi murder Fidan's briefing comes amid calls by six US Senators to hold Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accountable for Khashoggi's death at Saudi Arabia's consular premises in Istanbul on October 2. US President Donald Trump has refused to sever ties with "key allies" Saudi Arabia over the journalist's death, despite a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) report that concluded MBS to be behind Khash... [Full Article...]

Nick Ayers will not become Trump’s chief of staff; Mnuchin, Meadows considered

The new report followed Ayers meeting with Trump and Vice President Mike Pence ahead of a dinner Friday with senior White House staff and their spouses in the White House State Dining Room. President Donald Trump's top pick to replace John Kelly as chief of staff, Nick Ayers , is no longer expected to fill that role. It was Saturday afternoon that Trump confirmed the news before making h... [Full Article...]

Trump allegations 'impeachable' if proven - US Democrat

Trump allegations 'impeachable' if proven - US Democrat McCarthy, a former federal prosecutor, said on "Fox & Friends" Sunday that attorneys with the Southern District of NY are "clearly" going after Trump, given recent revelations about statements by Michael Cohen, his former personal lawyer, to the US district court. [Full Article...]

Israel uncovers another Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon

The United Nations peacekeeping Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) confirmed the existence of a tunnel near the "blue line" frontier between Israel and Lebanon on Thursday, describing it as a "serious occurrence". "We think that Hezbollah should be condemned forcefully and universally on this act of aggression", Netanyahu said, as well as their backers Iran, and host country Lebanon. [Full Article...]

USA conducts 'extraordinary flight' over Ukraine after Russian Federation ship seizure

USA conducts 'extraordinary flight' over Ukraine after Russian Federation ship seizure But the treaty permits "extraordinary", or unscheduled, flights if two participating members agree. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has rejected a proposal from Germany to defuse an ongoing stand-off between Russia and Ukraine over the seizure of Ukrainian vessels and crew off the coast of Crimea. [Full Article...]

U.S. House committee releases transcript of closed-door interview with James Comey

U.S. House committee releases transcript of closed-door interview with James Comey He also addressed his personal relationship with Mueller - Trump has claimed the two men are friends - saying they are not close "in any social sense". New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the top Democrat on the judiciary panel, vowed to end the investigation when Democrats take the House majority in January. [Full Article...]

UK PM May expected to delay Brexit vote

UK PM May expected to delay Brexit vote According to The Sunday Times newspaper, the cabinet ministers expect May to announce later on Sunday that she will head to Brussels to try to agree with the European Union officials on better Brexit conditions for the United Kingdom. Ms Rudd admitted, however, that she was not certain it could "be done". "We voted to leave, we should deliver on leaving and we can do it in a way that works", s... [Full Article...]

Winter storm forecast downgraded, mainly snow event for OKC

Winter storm forecast downgraded, mainly snow event for OKC The forecast calls for total snow accumulations of up to six inches locally. Much of the region is under either a Winter Storm Warning or a Winter Weather Advisory . But here we are December 7th, and we are talking about more than a foot of snow in many parts of our state. Forecast snowfall totals for Saturday . [Full Article...]


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