British PM May Survives Confidence Vote But Faces Immediate Brexit Crisis

British PM May Survives Confidence Vote But Faces Immediate Brexit Crisis

Jan/17 By

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May scraped through a vote of no confidence Wednesday that would have brought down her government. But she is faced with an immediate crisis over her country’s exit from the European Union. The deal she struck with Brussels was defeated by a record margin this week, …

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Analysis: US, Britain Mired In Political Crises With No End in Sight

Analysis: US, Britain Mired In Political Crises With No End in Sight

Jan/17 By

The United States and Britain are mired in political crises with no end in sight. U.S. freshmen representatives urged the Senate on Wednesday to schedule a vote on the longest ever U.S. government shutdown and British Prime Minister Theresa May barely survived a second no-confidence vote in just over a …

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ICC Orders Ex-Ivory Coast President to Remain in Custody

ICC Orders Ex-Ivory Coast President to Remain in Custody

Jan/17 By

The International Criminal Court has ordered former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and his top aide to remain in custody, even after judges acquitted them of crimes against humanity. Prosecutors immediately appealed Tuesday’s verdict and argued the pair may refuse to return to The Hague for trial if the not-guilty …

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Pregnant Meghan Laughs Off ‘Fat Lady’ Comment on Charity Visit

Pregnant Meghan Laughs Off ‘Fat Lady’ Comment on Charity Visit

Jan/16 By

 A stranger’s comment on one’s growing stomach may not always be welcome but a pregnant Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, took it all in her stride on Wednesday when a pensioner called her “a fat lady.” Prince Harry’s wife, who told well-wishers this week she is six months pregnant, laughed …

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EU Alarmed, Frustrated After Brexit Vote

EU Alarmed, Frustrated After Brexit Vote

Jan/16 By

European Union leaders are greeting the British parliament’s defeat of a hard-reached Brexit plan with a mix of frustration and alarm, even as Europe begins preparing for chances Britain will leave the bloc in just over two months without a withdrawal agreement. If British lawmakers’ resounding “no” to the Brexit …

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Pope to Attend All Sessions of High-Stakes Abuse Summit

Pope to Attend All Sessions of High-Stakes Abuse Summit

Jan/16 By

Pope Francis has confirmed he will attend all sessions of his high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit next month that will include plenary meetings, witness testimony and a penitential Mass. The Vatican said Wednesday that the organizers of the Feb. 21-24 meeting met last week in Rome and briefed the pope …

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British Lawmakers Vote Against EU Deal, Throwing Brexit Into Chaos

British Lawmakers Vote Against EU Deal, Throwing Brexit Into Chaos

Jan/16 By

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday suffered the biggest parliamentary reversal ever handed a sitting government, with lawmakers — including more than 100 rebels from her own ruling Conservative party — refusing to endorse a highly contentious Brexit deal. The government’s defeat plunges into greater disarray Britain’s scheduled March …

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UK Parliament Overwhelmingly Rejects May’s Brexit Deal

UK Parliament Overwhelmingly Rejects May’s Brexit Deal

Jan/15 By

The British parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan for Britain’s departure from the European Union, leaving in doubt how it would depart the continent’s 28-member bloc of nations by the planned March 29 date. The House of Commons, on a 432- 202 vote, rejected May’s …

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Globalization, Climate Change Top Agenda of World Economic Forum

Globalization, Climate Change Top Agenda of World Economic Forum

Jan/15 By

More than 3,200 government, business, academics and civil society leaders will address issues of globalization, climate change and other matters of world importance next week at the annual World Economic Forum in the plush Swiss Alpine village of Davos. The list of participants reads like the Who’s Who of the …

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Greek PM Faces No-Confidence Vote in Parliament

Greek PM Faces No-Confidence Vote in Parliament

Jan/15 By

Greek officials predict Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will survive a no-confidence vote in parliament later this week. Tsipras called for the vote Monday after defense minister Panos Kammenos resigned and pulled his nationalist ANEL party from the ruling coalition.  Kammenos quit to protest the deal with neighboring Macedonia over the …

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