Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stage

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 13:37:37 +0000

Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stage

LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May was hunkered down with close allies on Thursday as she considered whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership.

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Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 13:19:35 +0000

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House

BANGKOK – A Thai court on Thursday blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules.

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NATO warns Russia of ‘full range’ of responses to cyberattack

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 12:16:11 +0000

NATO warns Russia of 'full range' of responses to cyberattack

The head of NATO told Russia and other potential foes Thursday that the Western military alliance was ready to use all means at its disposal to respond to cyberattacks.

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3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 11:17:09 +0000

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, causing heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and leaving many people trapped in the wreckage of their homes.

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Officials at Hawaii tsunami center say fake alert circulated

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 06:09:38 +0000

Officials at Hawaii tsunami center say fake alert circulated

Officials at a tsunami monitoring center in Hawaii has said a fake threat was circulated about an earthquake in Japan and subsequent tidal wave.

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EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:00:56 +0000

The European Union’s police agency said an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime ring that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering.

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Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 01:48:44 +0000

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday after the release of official election results.

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UK’s May tweaks Brexit deal in last-ditch bid to win support

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 11:49:30 +0000

UK's May tweaks Brexit deal in last-ditch bid to win support

LONDON – The British government on Tuesday debated tweaking its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Parliament’s backing for Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal with the bloc.

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Australia government says it won’t break tax cut pledge

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 11:12:01 +0000

Australia government says it won't break tax cut pledge

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia’s newly reelected government said Tuesday that its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but would not be broken as it seeks to stimulate consumer spending, revive a flagging economy and repair relations with China, its most important trading partner.

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