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World May faces parliamentary revolt over post-Brexit customs union membership
Author: 0 May faces parliamentary revolt over post-Brexit customs union membership

May's inner circle thinks she could be forced to accept staying in the EU's customs union because Parliament will reject her plan to withdraw from it when the issue comes to a vote in the House of Commons, according to one official. Nevertheless, "the suspicion remains that May is actually less committed" to leaving the union than Downing Street suggests, says Politico's Jack Blanchard.

World Kaizer Chiefs appoint Malawian coach Mabedi for remainder of the season
Author: 0 Kaizer Chiefs appoint Malawian coach Mabedi for remainder of the season

Chiefs Football Manager Bobby Motaung confirmed on Sunday that Komphela had quit with immediate effect and said it was best for the team right now. Although the club understood the fans' frustration that they lost the match, "venting frustration through rampant thuggery is totally unacceptable".

World Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response
Author: 0 Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response

Even then, France wants to start working "right now" on resuming the political process aimed at ending the conflict in Syria , officials said Saturday after Western powers carried out what it called "legitimate" military strikes against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

World 20-year-old Gaza Palestinian dies of Israeli gunfire wounds
Author: 0 20-year-old Gaza Palestinian dies of Israeli gunfire wounds

Besides his Hamas affiliation, al-Batsh was also a cousin of Khaled al-Batsh, a senior official in the Islamic Jihad militant group, who accused Mossad of the assassination, without providing evidence. The Malaysian deputy prime minister said that his government was investigating the possible involvement of "foreign agents" in the assassination. Fadi al-Batsh, a 35-year-old Palestinian academic and member of Hamas, was instantly killed by the unknown attackers in a residential neighbourhood ...

World Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of CJI, Jaitley calls it 'threat
Author: 0 Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of CJI, Jaitley calls it 'threat

Other opposition parties in support of the motion are the CPI, CPI (M), the SP, the NCP, the BSP and the IUML. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. In fact, the impeachment proposal was revived within hours of the Judge Loya judgment, though it took one day to file it with the Chairman of Rajya Sabha .

World The Irish deadlock pushes Brexit negotiations off track
Author: 0 The Irish deadlock pushes Brexit negotiations off track

The EU wants to present an agreed solution on the issue to a summit meeting of European leaders in June. The Telegraph's source is quoted as saying that it was made clear that "none of the UK's customs options will work", as part of a "detailed and forensic rebuttal".

World Grassley pitch on bill protecting Mueller: it's not about Trump
Author: 0 Grassley pitch on bill protecting Mueller: it's not about Trump

We know that Trump already has tried to fire him, twice, but been talked out of it. Their legislation would only allow the special counsel to be removed for "cause" and only by a senior official in the Justice Department. "Given the number of times in recent days the President has tweeted or spoken directly or indirectly in ways that I think threaten the investigation led by Special Counsel Mueller".

World Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle at UK's highest court
Author: 0 Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle at UK's highest court

Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, have been fighting a legal battle to move their 23-month-old son, who suffers from a degenerative neurological condition, to a the Italian capital for treatment. Media reports on Thursday indicated that Alfie's parents have asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the issue. It is a piece of common law which probably dates back to Anglo-Saxon times.

World Oldest Inmate Executed for the Bombing Death of Federal Judge
Author: 0 Oldest Inmate Executed for the Bombing Death of Federal Judge

Moody's simmering anger toward the courts built until, authorities said, he mailed out four pipe bombs in 1989. Moody, he added, fits the definition of a psychopath. "He was a great judge, a great lawyer before that, and a great father", he said earlier as the execution loomed. Vance's son, Robert Vance Jr., now a circuit judge in Jefferson County and Democratic candidate for chief justice in Alabama, said it's important that people remember how his father lived, not just how he died.

World Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election
Author: 0 Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election

The lawsuit accuses Russian intelligence services of hacking into the DNC computers and with the help of WikiLeaks distributed the stolen information to disrupt the election. The lawsuit echoes a similar suit filed by the Democratic Party in 1972 against President Richard Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal, seeking $US1 million in damages after a break-in to the Democratic headquarters in the Watergate Building.

World Comey: I could 'be a witness' against McCabe
Author: 0 Comey: I could 'be a witness' against McCabe

The referral to the D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office occurred some time ago, after the inspector general concluded McCabe had lied to investigators or his own boss, then-FBI Director James Comey, on four occasions, three of them under oath. The article was a detailed account of internal strife within the top ranks of the DOJ about how to proceed after FBI agents investigating Anthony Weiner, the former NY congressman, discovered 650,000 emails on his laptop that could have been sent to or received ...

World Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription
Author: 0 Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription

The music icon died on Thursday 21st April 2016 at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota at the age of 57. According to The New York Times , Prince was dealing with an opioid addiction - even hiding these narcotic painkillers in bottles of aspirin and other over-the-counter drug containers.

World Trump criticizes California governor on troops at border
Author: 0 Trump criticizes California governor on troops at border

At this time, California is the only border state that has expressed any desire to limit federal troops' duties. Last Week, Brown became the fourth to accept National Guard troops - but was very specific about not wanting them to patrol communities and enforce federal immigration law.

World China urges United States to treat Chinese companies lawfully, fairly
Author: 0 China urges United States to treat Chinese companies lawfully, fairly

The ban could prove devastating to ZTE since U.S. companies supply up to 30pc of components used in ZTE equipment that features in smartphones and broadband modems. "Adding in new equipment and services from another Chinese supplier would render our existing mitigations ineffective", FT reported . Warning that protecting a network from a malicious equipment depends on using other vendors that are not as risky, the NCSC said the risk of both Huawei and ZTE was too much.

World White House Boots Pence Adviser Who Once Ran Attack Ads Against Trump
Author: 0 White House Boots Pence Adviser Who Once Ran Attack Ads Against Trump

Vice President Mike Pence said over the weekend he is "very hopeful" the U.S.is close to a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement. Pence phoned Trump and cleared up the tension, the official said. Pence said the administration is "absolutely" sure the Assad regime carried out the chemical attack. The U.S., Canada and their allies have largely dismissed Damascus's denials, but have not said how they know that the Syrian government was responsible.

World Troubled bigtime? Rauner says Missouri gov should quit over sex allegations
Author: 0 Troubled bigtime? Rauner says Missouri gov should quit over sex allegations

A report released by a legislative committee investigating Greitens detailed testimony from a woman who said Greitens slapped, grabbed, shoved and threatened her during unwanted sexual encounters. But the testimony revealed in the state legislative report has spurred leading Republicans not to wait until the outcome of that trial to urge Greitens to step down.

World The challenge of regulating Facebook
Author: 0 The challenge of regulating Facebook

Some of the concerns that were repeatedly raised by the questions senators posed were surrounding data privacy and what Facebook itself was doing with data, targeted advertising and, of course, about the infamous Cambridge Analytica data breach , how it could have been avoided and what actions Facebook took before and after it became aware of the breach .

World Pa. man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5, while bathing her
Author: 0 Pa. man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5, while bathing her

Blanchester police were called to 308 E. Fancy St. on a report of a fight. Investigators in London contacted their Halton Region counterparts, leading to the arrest of a 43-year-old Burlington man Tuesday night. Williams has been charged with 2 counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault and 3 counts of Criminal Sexual Assault. Police Chief Scott Reinbolt said a Clinton County Sheriff's deputy responded to assist, and BPD Ptl.

Author: 0 Buffon upbeat despite potential Champions League farewell

The Spaniard also said he would have no fear about meeting Barcelona in a "Clasico" final in Kiev on May 26. However, after a harsh criticism of Bale, Valdano showered only praise for Portuguese starlet Cristiano Ronaldo , the 62-year-old stated, "Ronaldo looked great physically though and was playing for the whole attack, he is clearly in a moment of great confidence".

World Arizona teachers near walk out over pay, funding
Author: 0 Arizona teachers near walk out over pay, funding

Shortly before the April 2 walkout, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that provided $50 million in funding for schools, increased teachers' salaries and gave pay raises to support staff. The protests in Oklahoma come about a month after West Virginia teachers won a huge victory, forcing their state's House of Delegates and Senate to unanimously approve a bill awarding all state employees, including teachers and school staff, a 5 percent pay increase.

World Syria attack will be met forcefully
Author: 0 Syria attack will be met forcefully

USA officials are assessing whether Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was behind Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on rebel-held Douma , east of Damascus. Fielding questions at the White House, Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders said it would be "outrageous" to say that Trump's recent announcement that he intends to remove all USA forces from Syria in the coming months had emboldened Assad.

Author: 0 Israeli Sniper Targets, Kills Journalist in "PRESS" Vest

The Israeli group B'Tselem, in a rare appeal, urged Israeli soldiers to refuse such orders. A White House envoy urged Palestinians to stay away from the fence. Speaking at U.N. headquarters in New York, Palestinian U.N. Ambassador Riyad Mansour put the death toll for Friday's protest at nine; the discrepancy between that figure and the death toll provided by the Gaza Health Ministry could not immediately be explained.