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    November 15

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‘Don't bully us’, Britain takes new combative tone to Brexit talks

01 October 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England − Britain cannot be bullied, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, sharpening the government’s criticism of the European Union for taunting Prime Minister Theresa May and souring difficult Brexit talks. Read More


Germany uncovers terrorist group which attacked foreigners in Chemnitz

01 October 2018

KARLSRUHE − German police detained six men on Monday suspected of forming a far-right militant organisation which assaulted foreigners in the eastern city of Chemnitz and planning attacks on politicians and civil servants, the GBA federal prosecutor’s office said. Read More


Prince William visits British troops in Kenya, trains with them

01 October 2018

NNANYUKI, Kenya – Prince William visited British troops in Kenya on Sunday, participating in a training exercise north of the capital Nairobi. The second in the line to the throne - who served in the British military from 2006-2013 ending his career as a Royal Air... Read More


Musk to resign as Tesla chairman, remain as CEO in SEC settlement

30 September 2018

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO – Tesla Inc. and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and the billionaire will step down as the company’s chairman but remain as chief executive, under a settlement that caps a tumultuous two months for the carmaker.... Read More


Toll seen rising after Indonesian quake, tsunami kills hundreds

29 September 2018

PALU, Indonesia – More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and authorities expected the toll to rise sharply on Sunday as news arrives from remote areas.... Read More


Amal Clooney calls on Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to pardon Reuters reporters

28 September 2018

UNITED NATIONS − The families of two Reuters reporters imprisoned in Myanmar have asked for a pardon, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney told a press freedom event at the United Nations on Friday as she pressed the country’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to agree.... Read More


HBO getting out of the boxing business after 45 years

28 September 2018

United States broadcaster HBO said on Thursday it will be dropping live boxing from its programming schedule from 2019 due to dwindling ratings, ending a 45-year association with the sport. Read More


Trump court nominee's accuser tells Congress she feared being killed

27 September 2018

WASHINGTON − A university professor on Thursday detailed her allegations that Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sexually assaulted her 36 years ago, saying she thought he was going to rape and perhaps accidentally kill her, during a dramatic... Read More


Caricom leaders launch 'Step it Up' campaign

27 September 2018

Leaders from across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), yesterday launched the Caribbean Moves campaign, under the tagline ‘Step it Up’. Read More


Trump says China trying to meddle in US congressional elections

26 September 2018

UNITED NATIONS – United States President Donald Trump accused China of seeking to meddle in the November 6 US congressional elections on Wednesday, saying Beijing did not want his Republican Party to do well because of his stance on trade. Read More


Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual assault

25 September 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania − Bill Cosby was sentenced to between three and ten years in prison on Tuesday for sexually assaulting a woman, capping the once-beloved comedian’s downfall from “America’s Dad” to convicted felon. Cosby, 81, was found guilty in April of... Read More


Trump criticises Iran as 'corrupt dictatorship' in UN speech

25 September 2018

NEW YORK – United States President Donald Trump blasted Iran on Tuesday as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering its people to pay for aggression abroad, using his speech to the United Nations General Assembly to threaten more sanctions against Tehran. Read More


Trump, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to meet on Thursday

24 September 2018

WASHINGTON − President Donald Trump and US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, will meet on Thursday to discuss whether Rosenstein will stay in his job. Read More


Dallas police dismiss officer who fatally shot man in his home

24 September 2018

AUSTIN, Texas − The Dallas Police Department on Monday fired a police officer who is facing a manslaughter charge after fatally shooting a man in his apartment that the officer said she mistook for her own home. Read More


UK opposition leader will back second Brexit vote if party wants it

23 September 2018

LIVERPOOL, England- British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he would back a second Brexit referendum if his Labour Party votes to pursue the move, heaping pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May, whose plans for a divorce deal with the EU have hit an impasse.... Read More


Accuser of Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh agrees to testify to Senate committee

23 September 2018

WASHINGTON – A woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week but details of her appearance have not been finalized, her lawyers said on Saturday. Read More


Bishop condemns murder of young pastor in Jamaica

22 September 2018

KINGSTON – The Administrative Bishop of the Church Of God of Prophecy, Winston Leith, has condemned the murder of one of the pastors of the church saying “the temple was desecrated by spineless men who think that they have the right to take a life”. Jamaica police... Read More


Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 207

22 September 2018

UKARA, Tanzania – Divers on Saturday rescued a man from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria on Thursday, killing at least 207 people. Bodies continued to float to the surface around the vessel, which initial estimates suggested... Read More


Hundreds of thousands without power in Ottawa after tornado hits

22 September 2018

OTTAWA – Hundreds of thousands of people were stranded without power in and around the Canadian capital Ottawa on Saturday after a tornado touched down twice, destroying some houses and ripping the roofs off others. At the same time high winds also battered the region... Read More


Shooting at Rite Aid warehouse in Maryland leaves four dead, including suspect

20 September 2018

MARYLAND, Baltimore − A woman armed with a handgun opened fire on Thursday at a Maryland distribution centre for the Rite Aid drugstore chain, killing three people and wounding three others before she took her own life, the Harford County sheriff said. Read More


Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on

19 September 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. − Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence’s historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and repair efforts and preventing evacuees from returning home. Read More


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