Prominent British Lawyers Say Brexit Vote 'Not Legally Binding'
2016-07-11 22:12:37 UTC
Lawmakers in parliament should decide whether Britain leaves the European Union because the Brexit vote was not binding, more than 1,000 prominent British lawyers said in a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron.
The signatories, which include ...
Brexit Vote hits UK households and business morale, London hurt most
2016-07-11 10:14:48 UTC
British consumer spending fell last month, the business outlook darkened by the most in four years and economic activity in London slowed sharply, according to three reports which showed the vote to leave the European Union starting to take a toll...
Clinton, Sanders reach healthcare compromise
2016-07-09 18:14:14 UTC
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday announced a proposal to expand mandatory healthcare funding by $40 billion over the next 10 years, highlighting the influence that rival Democrat Bernie Sanders has had on her...
"No evidence for involving ISIS in Bangladesh attacks"
2016-07-03 18:19:03 UTC
Seven militants who killed 20 people at a Dhaka restaurant were Bangladeshis and authorities had earlier tried to arrest five of them, said officials who denied claims by Islamic State of responsibility for the attack.
The gunmen stormed the up...
EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly
2016-06-29 05:30:05 UTC
European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic confusion unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union last week, after the IMF said the uncertainty could put pressure on global economic growth.
Merkel: No “cherry-picking exercise” in the exit negotiations
2016-06-28 22:26:08 UTC
"Whoever wants to leave this family cannot expect to have no more obligations but to keep privileges," said German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday in an address to Germany's parliament, or Bundestag, ahead of an EU summit in Brussels.
EU wants a quickie divorce, UK wants time to think things over
2016-06-28 17:32:44 UTC
I can only advise our British friends not to fool themselves,.. no cherry-picking exercise in UK negotiations to leave the EU, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
“We will make sure that negotiations will not be carried out as a cherry-pickin...
Will Britain fall into post-Brexit recession?
2016-06-28 07:56:12 UTC
Brexiters continually dismissed claims that the UK economy would suffer from a vote to leave the EU as establishment "scaremongering". Now we will see which side was right.
It was frequently noted during the referendum campaign that a "striking...
Brexit - "Made in England" : How the elderly have put the future of their children on the line
2016-06-26 23:42:22 UTC
Brexit - "Made in England" : How the elderly have put the future of their children on the line.
I’m sitting here looking at my burgundy-red British passport, with EUROPEAN UNION emblazoned in gold letters across the top. I’ve fastened the shirt...
EU Pushes Quick UK Exit: Cameron has to act immediately
2016-06-26 09:00:36 UTC
<h1>Cameron needs to 'live with the consequences'</h1><h3>EU: "It doesn't have to be written. He [Cameron] can just say it."</h3>"There is no time to lose," said French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. "Of course a new (British) prime minister ...
Merkel calls Brexit 'a watershed for Europe'
2016-06-25 07:03:13 UTC
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the UK's decision to leave the European Union a watershed for Europe and European unity. It's now up to her and EU leaders to ensure other countries don't follow suit.
"There's no way around it: Today ...
What's next in the EU after Brexit vote?
2016-06-25 23:03:56 UTC
For the first time in the history of European integration, a member state has decided to leave the bloc. European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said the decision would be respected. The remaining 27 member states in the Union would cont...
Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union — David Cameron announces resignation as Prime Minister
2016-06-24 07:33:40 UTC
BREAKING NEWS: David Cameron announces resignation as Prime Minister following UK vote to leave EU.
LONDON — Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union
Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's referend...
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity finishes work at Marathon Valley on Mars
2016-06-19 03:22:31 UTC
Pasadena, CA – “Marathon Valley,” slicing through a large crater’s rim on Mars, has provided fruitful research targets for NASA’s Opportunity rover since July 2015, but the rover may soon move on.
Opportunity recently collected a sweeping panoram...
ISIS In Panic, Losing Its Capital, Fighters Killed By Their Own Leadership
2016-06-07 00:14:36 UTC
In March, a senior commander with Isis, was driving through northern Syria on orders to lead militants in the fighting there when a drone blasted his vehicle to oblivion.
The killing of Abu Hayjaa al-Tunsi, a Tunisian jihadi, sparked a panicke...
Obama rails against Donald Trump's Nonsense Economic Plans
2016-06-03 01:07:48 UTC
President Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump's proposal to weaken Wall Street reforms and touted his own economic record on Wednesday during a trip to a city he visited three weeks into his presidency that has recovered from its recession lows.
Germany allots 93.6 billion euros to refugees till 2020
2016-05-14 12:54:58 UTC
Germany's government expects to spend around 93.6 billion euros ($1 = 0.8841 euros) by the end of 2020 on costs related to the refugee crisis, a magazine said on Saturday, citing a draft from the federal finance ministry for negotiations with the ...
Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online
2016-05-09 22:41:21 UTC
The Panama Papers affair has widened, with a huge database of documents relating to more than 200,000 offshore accounts posted online.
The database became accessible from 18:00 GMT at offshoreleaks.icij.org.
The Panama Papers have shown how some...
'A Filipino Donald Trump': Rodrigo Duterte emerged has rocked the political establishment
2016-05-09 18:58:41 UTC
Rodrigo Duterte, the longtime mayor of Davao, has rocked the political establishment with vows to kill tens of thousands of criminals, threats to establish one-man rule if lawmakers disobey him and even a crude rape joke.
But Duterte's critics ha...
House Speaker Paul Ryan: I'm not ready to endorse Trump
2016-06-02 20:06:07 UTC
<h2>BREAKING NEWS: Paul Ryan says he'll vote for Donald Trump, via Twitter</h2>
House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said he will be voting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 presidential election...
George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush do not plan to endorse Trump for President
2016-05-05 05:37:03 UTC
For the first time since his own presidency, George H.W. Bush is planning to stay silent in the race for the Oval Office — and the younger former president Bush plans to stay silent as well.
Bush 41, who enthusiastically endorsed every Republic...
Sources: Kasich out
2016-05-04 21:24:19 UTC
WASHINGTON, Donald Trump became the last man standing in the race for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination on Wednesday as one after the other his sole remaining rivals, Ted Cruz and John Kasich, faded out of the picture.
Anointed the pr...
Obama is set to visit Germany, one of his closest allies in dealing with a shaky global economy and security crises in the Middle East and Ukraine
2016-04-24 21:10:05 UTC
U.S. President Barack Obama is set to visit Hanover, Germany on Sunday to hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of his closest allies in dealing with a shaky global economy and security crises in the Middle East and Ukraine.
Obama says Trump and Cruz doing Democrats a 'favor' - Vatican trip could boost Sanders' fight against Clinton
2016-04-10 00:45:47 UTC
<h2>Obama says Trump and Cruz doing Democrats a 'favor'</h2>
San Francisco — President Barack Obama on Friday told donors that Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz were doing Democrats a "favor" by exposing extreme views...
Icelandic PM quits, first casualty of Panama Papers
2016-04-05 23:19:10 UTC
Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the offshore wealth of politicians and public figures worldwide.