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Corbyn Unlikely to Support Brexit Deal between Johnson, EU

Corbyn Unlikely to Support Brexit Deal between Johnson, EU If the stalemate is not broken at this point, a law recently passed by the parliament dictates that London must ask the European Union to extend the October 31 deadline to January 31 - a period in which a national election may be held to try to break the Brexit deadlock. [Full Article...]

Thousands in Europe march against Turkey's Syria offensive

Thousands in Europe march against Turkey's Syria offensive Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Abou El Gheit said in his speech at the meeting that the league condemns the Turkish aggression on Syria and that Turkey seeks to alter the ethnic nature of the attacked area. Omar said it has been involved in the autonomous administration for northern Syria. Turkey is moving in to take control of it. "We call on our allies to fulfil their duties and as... [Full Article...]

EBay and Stripe leave Facebook led digital currency Libra

EBay and Stripe leave Facebook led digital currency Libra Yesterday, MasterCard, Visa, Mercado Pago, eBay, and Stripe announced that they were dropping from Facebook's crypto project, Libra. At the same time, online payment processing company Stripe also announced it was cutting ties with the Libra Association, albeit not ruling out the idea of getting involved again in the future if development is more favorable. [Full Article...]

Advance polls open tomorrow (Friday)

Hollick notes that while he's expecting a steady turn out for the coming four days, his office has been taking voters since the election was called last month. During the last election, about 18 per cent of voters in both North and West Vancouver voted in advance polls. What do I need to vote? The Election Commission is reminding New Bedford voters that October 16 is the deadline to regist... [Full Article...]

Saddleridge fire: One dead in blaze raging round Los Angeles

Saddleridge fire: One dead in blaze raging round Los Angeles One person died of cardiac arrest. Thousands of acres of Southern California are now burning as crews work to contain the Saddleridge Fire , Sandalwood Fire, Wendy Fire, Caples Fire, and other simultaneous blazes across the region. At least 10 schools are closed today as a result of the fire and California State University Northridge , which has about 30,000 undergraduate students, announced... [Full Article...]

Indonesia's top security minister Wiranto stabbed in Pandeglang

Indonesia's top security minister Wiranto stabbed in Pandeglang Officials say the minister is in stable condition. The attack came just over a week before Widodo's inauguration for his second five-year term in office. Police said Alamsyah had been "exposed to ISIL radicalism", without elaborating. Investigators believe the attackers may have belonged to Jemaah Ansharuf Daulah (JAD), a radical Muslim militant group linked to ISIS , Prasetyo said. [Full Article...]

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested at London City airport

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested at London City airport On Thursday, 18,000 passengers were due to arrive or depart from the airport, with 286 flights scheduled. The flight finally took off after 11 a.m. local time. Later, answering questions about his backing for the protests, he added: 'We have to understand the passion and the motives of those that have taken part in the protests all over the country. [Full Article...]

United States envoy for Ukraine Volker RESIGNS amid Trump-Zelensky impeachment controversy

United States envoy for Ukraine Volker RESIGNS amid Trump-Zelensky impeachment controversy Rudy Giuliani , a central figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump , on Saturday played down his role in a proposed statement negotiated between US diplomats and Ukrainian officials this summer about fighting corruption in the eastern European country. [Full Article...]

148 arrested on first day of Extinction Rebellion protests

148 arrested on first day of Extinction Rebellion protests In London , police arrested at least 20 people Monday as protesters have vowed to close down Parliament and Trafalgar Square. Maud, also an Environmental Science student at Wageningen University, chose her study direction because she's "always been interested in how we treat the planet and humans' impact on the planet", the 19-year-old student said . [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson to seek Supreme Court ruling on no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson to seek Supreme Court ruling on no-deal Brexit Barnier told an event in France Saturday that while an agreement was still possible it "will be very hard to reach". Johnson's proposals, submitted Wednesday, "do not provide a basis for concluding an agreement", a European Commission spokeswoman underlined on Friday. [Full Article...]

Democrats subpoena White House for documents on Trump's efforts with Ukraine

Democrats subpoena White House for documents on Trump's efforts with Ukraine The chairmen's 13 document requests also included any information about a White House meeting on May 24 that involved Kurt Volker, the special envoy to Ukraine at the time; Pence's September 18 call with Zelensky; and any information about the actual or potential withholding, freezing, or other actions of foreign assistance of any kind to Ukraine for fiscal year 2019. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom govt docs reveal BoJo WILL ask European Union for Brexit delay - court

United Kingdom govt docs reveal BoJo WILL ask European Union for Brexit delay - court The document was revealed by Aidan O'Neill QC, the lawyer acting for campaigners who want judges to issue an interdict, or injunction, forcing the PM to delay exit day if no agreement is signed off by 19 October. Mr Tusk also spoke to Mr Varadkar on Thursday and delivered the message "we stand fully behind Ireland". Mr Smith had earlier said reform of a contentious Stormont voting mechanism coul... [Full Article...]

House committees release texts showing reactions to Trump's demands on Ukraine

House committees release texts showing reactions to Trump's demands on Ukraine Trump appeared to take the Democrats at their word - and said they were trying to short-circuit the will of voters. The State Department said Volker has confirmed that he put a Zelenskiy adviser in contact with Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, at the Ukrainian adviser's request. [Full Article...]

Indian Embassy celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Indian Embassy celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Shobhana Radhakrishna at VIC". Modi also noted that Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary has been marked at the United Nations with enormous enthusiasm. These are beautifully captured by the 46 artists from the Union of Azerbaijan Artists as they expressed their impressions on the contributions of Gandhiji through their work. [Full Article...]

Yemen rebels free 290 prisoners

Yemen rebels free 290 prisoners Iran welcomes any mediatory attempt to calm tensions with Saudi Arabia , Mousavi said, expressing hope that the Saudi side is also "ready" for alleviating tensions. That follows a shock provide on September 20 by the Houthis to halt drone and missile assaults on Saudi Arabia if the coalition stops launching airstrikes. [Full Article...]

UK will leave the EU on October 31, says finance minister Javed

UK will leave the EU on October 31, says finance minister Javed Britain is not scheduled to hold an election until 2022, but one is expected in the coming months. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to take his country out of the European Union by the end of next month, with or without a divorce agreement. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle Visits Memorial Of Slain South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana

Meghan Markle Visits Memorial Of Slain South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana The reception highlighted the common links between the United Kingdom and Malawi and strengthened their meaningful and modern partnership. Duchess Meghan made headlines on September 28 when it was revealed she had visited a Cape Town memorial to murdered South African student Uyinene Mrwetyana . [Full Article...]

Dozens take to Kenora's streets for global climate strike

Dozens take to Kenora's streets for global climate strike Of course, the attention isn't surprising. And there is no question the unnerving power of her rhetoric comes in part from the fact that she is so young. Police and firefighters tried to negotiate with them. "Show leadership!" she said. "There is no question that Greta has had an impact that is greater than all of us environmentalists put together", Suzuki said. [Full Article...]

Britain's Supreme Court says PM's parliament suspension unlawful

Britain's Supreme Court says PM's parliament suspension unlawful Britain's highest court on Tuesday (24 September) found the Conservative leader acted illegally in suspending, or proroguing, parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit . Unless there is some Parliamentary rule of which we are unaware, they can take immediate steps to enable each House to meet as soon as possible. But he requires the consent of opposition parties to hold a snap election... [Full Article...]

Labour to integrate private schools with state sector in latest manifesto

Labour to integrate private schools with state sector in latest manifesto The delegates made the remarks as part of a dramatic day which saw Ms Rayner, shadow education sectary, pledge that Labour would scrap the "tax loopholes" that private schools benefit from in its first Budget. After Labour had banned establishing new academic-attainment selective grammar schools in a previous government, there is the question of where Labour's policies of stopping school choice ... [Full Article...]


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