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A Brexit failure is a catastrophic breach of trust, says May

image copyright AFP / Getty Images A failure of Brexit would be "a catastrophic and unpardonable breach of trust in our democracy," Prime Minister Theresa May had warned. In a Sunday Express, Ms. May asked MEPs to support her Brexit agreement in the Crunch Commons poll on Tuesday. Otherwise, the UK will not risk leaving the EU or Brexit will …

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Giant bronze hippo reported that it had been stolen from the garden jewelry store

The 1,500-pound cast bronze sculpture was reported stolen on Friday, Kent police said in a press release. The hippopotame was said to have been stolen Wednesday, when someone crowded into the Chilstone Garden Ornaments in Tunbridge Wells, police said. Founded in 1953, Chilstone offers hand-crafted garden ornaments and, according to the company's Facebook page, has created "architectural masonry for some …

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Iran protests to Poland over Iran-focused summit

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivers his statement during the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan at the European headquarters of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland, November 28, 2018. Salvatore Di Nolfi / Pool via REUTERS DUBAI Reuters) – Iran's foreign ministry summoned a senior polish diplomat on sunday to protest'sNA IR IR IR Poland IR United IR United IR United …

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Congressional delegation visits Puerto Rico "It is more devastating than many of us realized"

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Over the weekend, Puerto Rico welcomed more than 30 members of Congress – the largest congressional delegation to ever visit the island. The contingent of Democratic lawmakers set foot on Puerto Rican soil during a trying time for the U.S. territory, still grappling with a prolonged debt crisis and recovering from two destructive storms . …

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German submarine wreck uncovered in the First World War off the French coast

CALAIS, FRANCE – A submarine submerged more than 100 years off the coast of France, revealed by shifting sands, a German submarine, sank eleven merchant ships during the seven-month operation during the First World War According to Wreck Site, a database of destroyed ships. The ship was stranded in July 1917 and in the 1930s it was mostly buried under …

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Dissident friend of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi claims his phone has been hacked

A dissident friend of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi believes his phone has been hacked by Saudi authorities intercepting critical messages against the country's regime. Khashoggi, 59, had sent messages to Saudi activist Omar Abdulaziz before his death by Whatsapp. However, it later turned out that the news, along with the rest of Abdulaziz's cell phone, allegedly infected by Pegasus, a …

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China mine accident: 21 dead after roof collapse | World news

Twenty-one people have been killed in a coal mine in northern China. A total of 87 people were working underground at the mine in Shaanxi province on Saturday afternoon, the official news agency Xinhua reported. It was initially reported that 19 miners had died and rescuers were searching for two remaining trapped miners. Sunday, Xinhua reported. Another 66 miners were …

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Schumer wants to force vote on US decision to lift sanctions against Russian companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic leader of the US Senate, Chuck Schumer, said on Saturday he would soon force a vote on a resolution to endorse the Trump government's decision to impose sanctions on three Russian companies Oligarchs Oleg Deripaska are connected to cancel, to refuse. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), speaking before a possible government deadlock on December 20, …

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Syria conflict: Pompeo "optimistic" about the deal to protect the Kurds

Copyright of the pictures AFP Caption The US has an estimated 2,000 troops in northern Syria US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is optimistic that an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria after the withdrawal of the United States. He spoke after a call with his Turkish counterpart in the United Arab Emirates US …

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Washington Post: Trump covert details before meeting with Putin

The reason is that Trump embarked on what the Post described as "extraordinary lengths" to keep the details of his discussions with his Russian counterpart under wraps. Current and former US officials said that Trump's efforts included confiscation of his interpreter's notes and permission not to discuss the details of the meetings with other government officials. The Post notes that …

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