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Goldman Sachs sees 50 percent probability of ratified Brexit deal

Goldman Sachs sees 50 percent probability of ratified Brexit deal

And she faces further opposition in the form of cross-party amendments from MPs - some who accuse the PM of "running down the clock" in an effort to "blackmail" Parliament into backing her deal. The...

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‘Unprecedented’ welcome awaits Saudi crown prince

‘Unprecedented’ welcome awaits Saudi crown prince

He said Saudi Arabia has always been there when Pakistan needed friends. The people of Pakistan would defend Saudi Arabia if anything happens to them, but the country wants to play a uniting role ...

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United States urges European Union to recognise Guaido as Venezuela's president

United States urges European Union to recognise Guaido as Venezuela's president

Food supplies, hygiene kits and nutritional supplements have been stockpiled near the Venezuelan border in Cucuta, Colombia. On Friday he instructed his army to prepare a "special deployment plan" f...

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Nigeria's presidential election postponed due to logistical factors: commission

Nigeria's presidential election postponed due to logistical factors: commission

Nigerians must vote in the state in which they were enrolled and millions had travelled home for election day in what became a costly and fruitless exercise. They encouraged INEC to provide regular up...

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BBC cameraman shoved during Donald Trump's speech in Texas

BBC cameraman shoved during Donald Trump's speech in Texas

The BBC's Ron Skeans was attacked on Monday evening, telling the BBC that he was shoved "very hard" from his blindside. Skeans told the BBC that the man had nearly knocked him and his camer...

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Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat in Arizona

Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat in Arizona

McCain died last year after a battle with brain cancer. The victor of the 2020 election will see out the remainder of McCain's term, but would also have to run again in 2022 to secure a full, six-ye...

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Kamala Harris: I’ve Smoked Weed and ‘I Did Inhale’

Kamala Harris: I’ve Smoked Weed and ‘I Did Inhale’

Are you kidding me?" she said with a chuckle. "Look, I love my husband, and he happened to be the one that I chose to marry, because I love him-and that was that moment in time, and that's it", Ha...

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Australian island detention camp to reopen

Australian island detention camp to reopen

Labor teamed up with the crossbench to pass amendments to the controversial Medical Transfers Bill, which would give doctors more power to decide whether asylum seekers on Manus Island or Nauru sh...

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GOP continues to slam 'Green New Deal' ahead of potential Senate vote

GOP continues to slam 'Green New Deal' ahead of potential Senate vote

The Green New Deal has already been met with controversy within the Democratic Party. McConnell did not provide a voting timetable, Politico reported . "I really don't like their policy of taking...

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Jury reaches verdict in El Chapo trial

Jury reaches verdict in El Chapo trial

The trial testimony lasted almost three months and the jurors have were tasked with deciding on 10 separate counts. He could face life behind bars in a maximum security US prison. Guzman spoke in th...

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Tiger found overweight, abandoned in Houston home

Tiger found overweight, abandoned in Houston home

But the tiger was real and was being kept in a "rinky-dink" cage in a garage in the 9400 block of East Avenue J, police told KPRC-TV. The garage was secured in place with a screwdriver. "They are basi...

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As revolution turns 40, Iran taunts U.S., vaunts military

As revolution turns 40, Iran taunts U.S., vaunts military

Huge crowds have turned out on the streets of Iran in state-organised rallies to mark the 40th anniversary of the country's Islamic Revolution. Iranians thronged streets across the country, many w...

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Dramatic rescue of baby underway in Durban

Dramatic rescue of baby underway in Durban

It was raining last night, this little baby was washed down from up on the roadway. It took emergency workers several hours to get to her . "A helicopter is inbound to transport the baby to a nearb...

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Newspaper Carrier Finds ‘Hours-Old’ Infant in Middle of Central California Road

Newspaper Carrier Finds ‘Hours-Old’ Infant in Middle of Central California Road

A stricken mother begged strangers to take her newborn baby - then dumped the girl in the middle of a freezing road with her umbilical cord still attached. Investigators are looking for a Hispanic fem...

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USA congresswoman Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC's influence

USA congresswoman Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC's influence

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic House leaders condemned her remarks earlier, calling for an apology and saying anti-Semitism must be confronted and condemned. "At a time when ant...

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Michael Fish's NBC26 Winter Storm forecast

Michael Fish's NBC26 Winter Storm forecast

DC will see light snow switching over to a mixture of sleet and rain Monday morning. This means the evening commute will be a rough drive. The first round of wintry weather will start after midnig...

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No-deal Brexit 'could cost 600,000 jobs worldwide'

No-deal Brexit 'could cost 600,000 jobs worldwide'

The impasse risks a chaotic "no deal" departure for Britain . The German auto industry has some 15,000 jobs related to trade with Britain, or about 0.9 per cent of total employment in the sector, a...

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Virginia Democrats pressure Lieutenant Governor to resign over accusations of sexual assault

Virginia Democrats pressure Lieutenant Governor to resign over accusations of sexual assault

Virginia Delegate Patrick Hope (D) will hold off on filing the paperwork to begin impeachment proceedings against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D), saying in a statement on Monday he's "open to discuss...

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Refugee footballer freed after Bahrain drops extradition

Refugee footballer freed after Bahrain drops extradition

In a brief statement released Monday, Bahrain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it "takes note of the halt in legal proceedings against Hakeem Al Araibi in Thailand". On social network Twitter, fo...

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Quebec Mosque shooter gets life sentence

Quebec Mosque shooter gets life sentence

Aymen Derbali, who was shot seven times and left paralyzed from the waist down, told reporters he did not understand why the judge dwelled on Bissonnette's life expectancy and the possibility that he ...

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Senate approves Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general

Senate approves Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general

Democrats have also criticized Barr for not committing to publicly releasing Mueller's findings. Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), the committee's chair, said that Barr had to be talked into retu...

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Talks collapse on border deal as U.S. gov't shutdown looms

Talks collapse on border deal as U.S. gov't shutdown looms

The Homeland Security Department and other agencies are operating on a short-term spending bill that Trump signed January 25, when he ended the nation's longest ever government shutdown after 35 da...

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Gay Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Gets Life Sentence

Gay Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Gets Life Sentence

Top row (left to right) are Selim Esen , Soroush Mahmudi , Dean Lisowick and Abdulbasir Faizi. For some, McMahon's sentence provided little solace. McMahon noted how all the friends and families...

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Greece approves protocol for Macedonia to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Greece approves protocol for Macedonia to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The Greek parliament on Friday ratified the NATO accession protocol for neighbouring Macedonia - renamed North Macedonia - with 153 votes in favour, 140 against and one abstention. Tsipras on Friday s...

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Black Caucus again calls on Northam to resign

Black Caucus again calls on Northam to resign

The college professor who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of a 2004 sexual assault has come forward - publicly identifying herself in a statement and describing the alleged attack...

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Trump officials to visit Mideast this month for peace plan push

Trump officials to visit Mideast this month for peace plan push

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will reportedly travel throughout the Middle East later this month to promote the Trump administration's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. Kushner and Greenblatt...

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Elizabeth Warren Makes It Official - She’s Running For President

Elizabeth Warren Makes It Official - She’s Running For President

It's a high-profile endorsement for Warren at a time when the vast majority of big name Democrats are hanging back and waiting to see how the ever-expanding field shakes out. Since being elected to ...

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Russian officials willing to consider U.S. proposals for new nuclear treaty

Russian officials willing to consider U.S. proposals for new nuclear treaty

Speaking at an event hosted by Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and its Institute of Politics and Public Service on Wednesday night, Clinton claimed that the current administration wi...

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US Supreme Court Blocks Restrictive Louisiana Abortion Law

US Supreme Court Blocks Restrictive Louisiana Abortion Law

The petitioners argue that nearly all abortion clinics in the state would close while the matter is pending in the Supreme Court and that the justices should keep the law from going into effect du...

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$900m drug bust exposes Mexico-Australia cartel ties

$900m drug bust exposes Mexico-Australia cartel ties

The drugs were hidden in metal boxes and falsely labelled as loudspeakers. The three containers seized Thursday also contained 55.9 pounds of cocaine and 11.5 pounds of heroin and had a street value...

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