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Varadkar rules out post-Brexit border pre-registration

Varadkar rules out post-Brexit border pre-registration Best for Britain, which has joined forces with other campaign groups and individuals, argues that the Brexit treaty "amends or replaces" EU treaties and should therefore be subject to the 2011 European Union Act, which introduced a " referendum lock" for laws with such wide-ranging consequences. [Full Article...]

University staff reject union deal on pensions

University staff reject union deal on pensions University staff who have been on strike across the United Kingdom for 10 days have expressed their dissatisfaction with a deal between employers and union bosses in a bitter dispute over pensions. USS members are now down to be on strike for all of this week over UUK's original proposals for pension reforms, which UCU says would leave the typical lecturer £10,000 worse off every year in retirem... [Full Article...]

Utah police shooting video released

Utah police shooting video released A woman cried out in horror while other law enforcement in suits ran toward the witness stand. Angilau's defense attorney jumped under a desk while prosecutors stood in shock. "There was no necessity to use force", he told KSL . The officer who fired the shots points his gun at Angilau, who, positioned behind the witness stand, is no longer visible in the video. [Full Article...]

Russian exile found dead in London in unexplained circumstances

Russian exile found dead in London in unexplained circumstances It added that there was "no evidence to suggest a link to the incident in Salisbury". Counter-terrorism police are investigating the death as a precaution because of the associations that the man, aged in his 60s, is believed to have had. [Full Article...]

Trump to Quit JCPOA if significant changes not made

Trump to Quit JCPOA if significant changes not made Trump is demanding "significant changes" to the Iran deal, not just additional agreements between the USA and the European nations, and said he would pull out of the deal if those changes aren't made, Israeli officials told Axios . "When you look at the Iran deal, I thought it was awful". A third round is expected this Thursday in Berlin. I told him what I thought: "That the nuclear agreement wit... [Full Article...]

China plans new competition regulator in government revamp

China plans new competition regulator in government revamp The banking and insurance regulators will become a single entity, as China is aiming to streamline administration and improve its prevention of financial risks. The plan also includes the merger of the ministry of culture and the national tourism administration into one. Among the new entities were the ministry of natural resources, ministry of veterans affairs and ministry of emergency manageme... [Full Article...]

At least one dead as bus carrying students plunges into Alabama ravine

At least one dead as bus carrying students plunges into Alabama ravine A family member tells KHOU 11 the high schoolers were from Channelview, Texas and on their way back home after a trip to Disney , but Channelview Independent School District has not yet confirmed this information. A helicopter has now rushed to the Interstate 10 east of Wilcox Road in the westbound lane to treat any people injured, Fox 23 reported . The crash shut down I-10 in both directions. [Full Article...]

United Nations investigators cite Facebook role in Myanmar crisis

United Nations investigators cite Facebook role in Myanmar crisis U.N. Myanmar investigator Yanghee Lee said Facebook was a huge part of public, civil and private life, and the government used it to disseminate information to the public. UN Myanmar investigator Yanghee Lee said that "everything is done through Facebook in Myanmar", adding it has been used to spread hate speech. Because of that, it's been easy for ultra-nationalists to use the platform to stoke... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court refuses to allow entry of foreign law firms

Supreme Court refuses to allow entry of foreign law firms The court, however, allowed foreign lawyers to come to India on an advisory capacity, especially regarding worldwide law and global arbitration. It also ruled that BPO companies working on legal services can operate in India as they don't have to operate under the ambit of the Advocates Act. [Full Article...]

Trump personal assistant dismissed, joins '20 campaign

Trump personal assistant dismissed, joins '20 campaign He was escorted off the White House grounds before he was allowed to collect his belongings, even leaving without his jacket, the Journal reported. But the faithful Trump aide didn't go far as he was immediately hired by the President's reelection campaign team. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump dumps Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

Donald Trump dumps Rex Tillerson as secretary of state Corker, one of Tillerson's closest allies on the Hill, also gave well wishes to the outgoing secretary of state. Mr Tillerson also appeared out of the loop last week when Mr Trump announced he would meet with North Korea's leader and become the first sitting United States president to do so. [Full Article...]

SBI cuts charges for balance shortfall by up to 70%

SBI cuts charges for balance shortfall by up to 70% In semi-urban areas, the three penalties will be Rs 7.50 instead of Rs 20, Rs 10 instead of Rs 30 and Rs 12 instead of Rs 40. "Bank also offers its customers to shift from regular savings bank account to BSBD account on which no charges are levied", said P K Gupta, MD - Retail and Digital Banking, SBI. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson out as secretary of state, president announces

Rex Tillerson out as secretary of state, president announces There had been longstanding rumors throughout most of Tillerson's tenure of friction between Trump and his secretary of state, a former Exxon Mobile Corp. Finally, I want to thank Rex Tillerson for his service. Trump offered no explanation for the change. "I am proud to nominate the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, to be our new Secretary of State", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Chhattisgarh: Nine CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack

Chhattisgarh: Nine CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack The CRPF personnel were on routine patrolling in Palodi in Kishtaram area of Sukma district when the Naxalites set off an improvised explosive device (IED), blowing up the vehicle at around 11 a.m., Sinha said. "The martyrdom of security personnel who sacrificed their lives while discharging their duties will always be remembered", the chief minister said in a statement. [Full Article...]

SC: No need link Aadhaar to mobile, bank account until final judgement

SC: No need link Aadhaar to mobile, bank account until final judgement The Court also ordered that Aadhaar can not be made mandatory for issuance of Tatkal passport. The apex court is now in the process of hearing a clutch of petitions that challenge the validity of the Aadhaar scheme. He proceeded to explain the whole concept of the Money Bill by giving examples from the constitutional provisions of Ireland. "The government can not insist for mandatory Aadh... [Full Article...]

2 men tried to rob Girl Scouts, Tacoma police say

2 men tried to rob Girl Scouts, Tacoma police say The incident happened about 6:25 p.m.in front of a store in the 7200 block of Pacific Avenue, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said . One of the men had a gun tucked into his waistband. [Full Article...]

Multiple people shot at Plant City business

Multiple people shot at Plant City business The relative who shot Bliss is reportedly cooperating with authorities. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says 49-year-old Richard Paul Bliss was in an office talking with the two men regarding a dispute over their presence there. The Polk County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene because the location of Bliss Enterprises straddles the county line. One person was killed in a s... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho goes in on Frank de Boer after Marcus Rashford comments

Jose Mourinho goes in on Frank de Boer after Marcus Rashford comments Rashford, 20, has been on the bench 15 times in the league this season but scored twice to secure a 2-1 victory over Liverpool on Saturday having been named in the starting line-up. "We want the supporters behind us, since I've been here they've been really good". "You have to give the guy some credit for getting footballers to sing from his hymn sheet, with the structure he puts into a team m... [Full Article...]

NCAA Tournament: Florida State receives second straight berth

NCAA Tournament: Florida State receives second straight berth TBS will air the game. Missouri is an at-large selection from the SEC and has a 20-12 overall record and a 10-8 record in conference play. The 20 wins were two more than the Tigers had in 2016 and 2017 combined. Barnett won't play against FSU but will be allowed to practice this week and travel with the team to Nashville. Like the suspension of Jordan Barnett following his early Saturday morni... [Full Article...]

Part of Houses of Parliament SHUT DOWN over package sent to MP

Part of Houses of Parliament SHUT DOWN over package sent to MP This is further to the two items investigated yesterday. On Monday the suspicious item - not found to be hazardous - was reportedly sent to the office of Mohammad Yasin, who was elected as the Labour MP for Bedford at the 2017 snap election. [Full Article...]


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