International News http://feed.informer.com/digests/JASUVVBTGV/feeder International News Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:27:25 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ 25 sexual harassment complaints and lawsuits filed against McDonald's https://abcnews.go.com/US/25-sexual-harassment-complaints-lawsuits-filed-mcdonalds/story?id=63178749 ABC News: ABCNews urn:uuid:539cee8e-cc4f-9eec-7d08-2e74afc79874 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:31:50 +0000 The allegations cover 20 cities across the country. Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school to announce findings Wednesday on divisive yearbook photo https://www.foxnews.com/politics/virginia-gov-northams-medical-school-to-announce-findings-wednesday-on-divisive-yearbook-photo FOXNews.com urn:uuid:6f6c0d9f-aaa1-2697-819e-71b5edb972fa Tue, 21 May 2019 20:31:37 +0000 The much-anticipated findings of a probe into how a racist photo made its way on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page 35 years ago is expected to be released Wednesday, school officials said. U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-healthcare-religion-lawsuit/u-s-states-cities-sue-to-block-trump-conscience-rule-for-healthcare-workers-idUSKCN1SR2DV?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:8ebdccda-3681-6121-bfff-21e1929ced3a Tue, 21 May 2019 20:29:42 +0000 A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=os9lj0QZ7gA:o4x4msda6tA:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=os9lj0QZ7gA:o4x4msda6tA:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=os9lj0QZ7gA:o4x4msda6tA:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=os9lj0QZ7gA:o4x4msda6tA:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=os9lj0QZ7gA:o4x4msda6tA:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/os9lj0QZ7gA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties https://www.foxnews.com/health/pennsylvania-officials-declare-hepatitis-a-outbreak FOXNews.com urn:uuid:36dc9940-763b-ed7d-c2db-ce28aa144395 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:29:13 +0000 “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health. U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides after latest rebuff https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/u-s-house-democrats-subpoena-more-trump-ex-aides-after-latest-rebuff-idUSKCN1SR0XP?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:6dcc50e9-fb1f-18a6-6785-8d0dd2e2524f Tue, 21 May 2019 20:28:24 +0000 A congressional committee chairman issued subpoenas to two more former White House aides hours after being spurned by White House Counsel Donald McGahn at a hearing on Tuesday, while Democratic lawmakers negotiated for testimony by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and debated impeaching President Donald Trump.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=cgYn-g77RJ0:U2MDq3ENAzQ:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=cgYn-g77RJ0:U2MDq3ENAzQ:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=cgYn-g77RJ0:U2MDq3ENAzQ:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=cgYn-g77RJ0:U2MDq3ENAzQ:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=cgYn-g77RJ0:U2MDq3ENAzQ:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/cgYn-g77RJ0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe https://globalnews.ca/news/5298988/hope-hicks-subpoena/ Global News urn:uuid:35aeebf2-9470-c0c3-ee1e-30d726f778d1 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:27:07 +0000 The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. California sues over Trump administration's plan to pull nearly $1B for high-speed rail project https://www.foxnews.com/politics/california-sues-over-trump-administrations-plan-to-pull-nearly-1b-for-high-speed-rail-project FOXNews.com urn:uuid:8ce8fd42-f9a8-c821-9a42-3ab07e48926f Tue, 21 May 2019 20:27:01 +0000 California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion in federal funding from the state’s high-speed rail project – a multiyear, over-budget proposal that President Trump has repeatedly mocked and Republicans have vowed to shut down. Long weekend madness for Winnipeg police, as officers face multiple assaults, threats https://globalnews.ca/news/5298902/long-weekend-madness-for-winnipeg-police-as-officers-face-multiple-assaults-threats/ Global News urn:uuid:f30c0591-2ccf-33e0-5e75-3d2a7a6d78d5 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:26:49 +0000 Police said there were seven separate incidents between Friday and Monday evening where officers were assaulted, as well as one threat over that period. Police said there were seven separate incidents between Friday and Monday evening where officers were assaulted, as well as one threat over that period. Panic strikes as school children get stuck near top of roller coaster https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/children-become-trapped-on-stuck-roller-coaster FOXNews.com urn:uuid:e3b9c3c8-c757-1aa2-3910-5ba9494c3a0b Tue, 21 May 2019 20:26:49 +0000 A group of children was trapped on a roller coaster in Amarillo, TX, when the car became stuck in the middle of the track. Hope Hicks: House committee subpoenas Trump's ex-communications chief – live https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2019/may/21/trump-news-today-live-don-mcgahn-mueller-report-2020-democrats-latest-updates World news | The Guardian urn:uuid:96eaa39d-442a-1f27-3e65-8e24b2c7e198 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:26:30 +0000 <ul><li>Chief of staff to Don McGahn Annie Donaldson also subpoenaed</li><li>Abortion rights supporters protest outside US supreme court</li><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/info/2018/sep/17/guardian-us-morning-briefing-sign-up-to-stay-informed">Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective</a></li></ul><p class="block-time published-time"> <time datetime="2019-05-21T20:16:42.384Z">9.16pm <span class="timezone">BST</span></time> </p><p>The House Judiciary Committee has sent subpoenas to H<strong>ope Hicks</strong>, the former White House communications director, and <strong>Annie Donaldson</strong>, the chief of staff to ex-White House counsel <strong>Don McGahn</strong>, the Washington Post <a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-panel-subpoenas-trumps-former-top-staffer-aide-to-mcgahn/2019/05/21/58182038-7801-11e9-ac17-284a66782c41_story.html?utm_term=.4547b0ef6a75">reports</a>. </p><p>The subpoenas come after McGahn, who was also under subpoena, refused to testify earlier Tuesday, heeding instructions from <strong>Donald Trump</strong>.</p><p lang="en" dir="ltr">You may remember Annie Donaldson from notes she wrote that were quoted in Mueller's report, such as "POTUS in panic/chaos" and "[i]s this the beginning of the end?" (see: <a href="https://t.co/g44EqTjeUv">https://t.co/g44EqTjeUv</a>) <a href="https://t.co/reEL0L6p2T">https://t.co/reEL0L6p2T</a></p><p class="block-time published-time"> <time datetime="2019-05-21T20:04:39.649Z">9.04pm <span class="timezone">BST</span></time> </p><p>HUD Secretary <strong>Ben Carson</strong> makes light of his slip-up at a hearing earlier today - where he mixed up the real estate term REOs and the cookie Oreos - and offers up a pack of the cookies for Rep. <strong>Katie Porter</strong>, who questioned him.</p><p lang="en" dir="ltr">OH, REO! Thanks, <a href="https://twitter.com/RepKatiePorter?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@RepKatiePorter</a>. Enjoying a few post-hearing snacks. Sending some your way! <a href="https://t.co/q4MMTBWVUI">pic.twitter.com/q4MMTBWVUI</a></p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2019/may/21/trump-news-today-live-don-mcgahn-mueller-report-2020-democrats-latest-updates">Continue reading...</a> AHL defenceman Logan Day lands 1-year deal with Edmonton Oilers https://globalnews.ca/news/5298900/edmonton-oilers-ahl-condors-logan-day/ Global News urn:uuid:4065846d-3cdd-8868-4985-5c7d91f8e1e2 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:25:28 +0000 The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Logan Day to a one-year, entry-level contract. The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Logan Day to a one-year, entry-level contract. China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-investment/china-rebuffs-trump-claim-u-s-tariffs-are-making-firms-leave-idUSKCN1SR0NX?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:d4587687-167e-fc87-6ef8-a76c77b7ade9 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:25:18 +0000 Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away from the world's second largest economy.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=SO1r881Zw7g:uPTdhziMmB0:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=SO1r881Zw7g:uPTdhziMmB0:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=SO1r881Zw7g:uPTdhziMmB0:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=SO1r881Zw7g:uPTdhziMmB0:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=SO1r881Zw7g:uPTdhziMmB0:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/SO1r881Zw7g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Wall St. rises as Huawei reprieve boosts tech shares https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-st-rises-as-huawei-reprieve-boosts-tech-shares-idUSKCN1SR17K?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:2de24842-cd3c-08f8-81dc-1576c776dd2d Tue, 21 May 2019 20:23:50 +0000 Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=ayB22dJg--E:WmchBntGWYg:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=ayB22dJg--E:WmchBntGWYg:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=ayB22dJg--E:WmchBntGWYg:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=ayB22dJg--E:WmchBntGWYg:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=ayB22dJg--E:WmchBntGWYg:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/ayB22dJg--E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Reforms saved $262B since 2010, GAO report finds https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2019/05/21/Reforms-saved-262B-since-2010-GAO-report-finds/2231558464771/ Top News - UPI.com urn:uuid:c85757e1-b510-3f05-636e-991fb84ddd04 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:22:16 +0000 <img src="https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/2231558464771/2019/upi_com/57a7d1599e225c19d25d6b3f9332863e/v1.5/Reforms-saved-262B-since-2010-GAO-report-finds.jpg"> The Government Accountability Office said Tuesday that government reforms have saved $262 billion since 2010, and could save billions more. Inflation expectations sit in the low pressure zone https://www.ft.com/content/e99ff2c0-7bf7-11e9-81d2-f785092ab560 FT.com - World urn:uuid:5a4583b3-2a0f-11ca-456e-bd3652d1ece0 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:21:37 +0000 Mike Mackenzie’s daily analysis of what’s moving global markets Misinformation around abortion bills causing confusion and fear for patients https://abcnews.go.com/US/misinformation-abortion-bills-causing-confusion-fear-patients/story?id=63150270 ABC News: ABCNews urn:uuid:7e2d44af-4d7e-ecd8-0860-809f7fbb1e95 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:20:53 +0000 A string of abortion legislation in Louisiana, Alabama and Georgia is causing patients confusion and panic over if the procedure is still legal. Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says https://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-nuclear/risk-of-nuclear-war-now-highest-since-ww2-u-n-arms-research-chief-says-idUSKCN1SR24H?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:b3bde59a-113c-a7bc-1e0d-c96b8ef4ead4 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:20:44 +0000 The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=eBUut-7nrd8:Km3PB7KP6jg:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=eBUut-7nrd8:Km3PB7KP6jg:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=eBUut-7nrd8:Km3PB7KP6jg:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=eBUut-7nrd8:Km3PB7KP6jg:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=eBUut-7nrd8:Km3PB7KP6jg:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/eBUut-7nrd8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Shark, alligator found in same Florida creek: ‘Never a dull moment’ https://www.foxnews.com/science/shark-alligator-florida-creek FOXNews.com urn:uuid:a1133f35-893b-5fe1-4092-75b818ec62e5 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:19:22 +0000 Officials with Alachua County Sheriff's Office in Florida took to Twitter on Sunday to share a photo of an alligator and a deceased shark — which were oddly found in the same creek. Homeless advocates denounce proposal to ban sitting on sidewalks in downtown Penticton https://globalnews.ca/news/5298666/homeless-advocates-denounce-proposal-to-ban-sitting-on-sidewalks-in-downtown-penticton/ Global News urn:uuid:f85181ce-89be-5111-0dc6-15d52c60bc2d Tue, 21 May 2019 20:17:45 +0000 Staff recommend the Good Neighbour Bylaw be amended to make it illegal to sit or lie on a sidewalk in the 100-300 block of Ellis Street, 200-400 block of Marin Street and 100-700 block of Main Street, from May 1 to September 30. Staff recommend the Good Neighbour Bylaw be amended to make it illegal to sit or lie on a sidewalk in the 100-300 block of Ellis Street, 200-400 block of Marin Street and 100-700 block of Main Street, from May 1 to September 30. City of Kingston continues to spray garlic to fight against ticks, mosquitoes https://globalnews.ca/news/5298572/kingston-spray-garlic-ticks-mosquitoes/ Global News urn:uuid:d54f0ce2-cc99-eb66-ec4b-476d9e2937ff Tue, 21 May 2019 20:17:33 +0000 If you smell garlic in parts of the city, it may just be the thing keeping ticks and mosquitoes at bay. If you smell garlic in parts of the city, it may just be the thing keeping ticks and mosquitoes at bay. ‘Game of Thrones’: The finale https://globalnews.ca/news/5297431/game-of-thrones-the-finale/ Global News urn:uuid:656e63b1-4794-87b4-95df-1539da722ca0 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:17:23 +0000 As the ashes fall among the ruins of King's Landing, our triumphant heroes must come to terms with what’s been done — and what will be the aftermath. As the ashes fall among the ruins of King's Landing, our triumphant heroes must come to terms with what’s been done — and what will be the aftermath. About 1,000 commuters spend hours trapped in Moscow subway https://www.foxnews.com/world/about-1000-commuters-spend-hours-trapped-in-moscow-subway FOXNews.com urn:uuid:d92ce2c8-56de-47b4-bd30-786c62b086a1 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:17:08 +0000 About 1,000 commuters have been trapped in a Moscow subway for several hours because of a power outage. U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoenas/u-s-house-lawmaker-subpoenas-hope-hicks-and-an-ex-staffer-to-don-mcgahn-idUSKCN1SR2CT?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:0c40b02c-af02-3955-c8a6-fc509c774a0a Tue, 21 May 2019 20:16:45 +0000 The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White House counsel Donald McGahn.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=Y-PDV9V7lOs:wDj0tGM4opQ:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=Y-PDV9V7lOs:wDj0tGM4opQ:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=Y-PDV9V7lOs:wDj0tGM4opQ:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=Y-PDV9V7lOs:wDj0tGM4opQ:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=Y-PDV9V7lOs:wDj0tGM4opQ:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/Y-PDV9V7lOs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> May’s final effort to win backing falls flat as MPs reject ‘new' Brexit deal https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/21/may-offers-mps-vote-on-second-referendum-in-new-brexit-deal World news | The Guardian urn:uuid:de197235-1731-f14d-a71b-fa0802d8fa1c Tue, 21 May 2019 20:15:00 +0000 <p>Politicians from across the House shoot down repackaged offer in major blow to PM</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/may/21/brexit-latest-news-developments-cabinet-to-discuss-latest-brexit-offer-to-mps-as-ministers-feud-in-public-over-no-deal-live-news">Follow the latest political developments - live</a></li></ul><p>Theresa May’s final attempt to patch together a parliamentary majority for Brexit appears to have backfired after her 10-point “new deal” was rejected by MPs from across the political spectrum.</p><p>In a speech at the headquarters of consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers in London on Tuesday, the prime minister laid out a series of promises that will be included in the 100-page withdrawal agreement bill (Wab) when it is published later this week – including an offer of a binding vote on a referendum if the deal passes.</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/21/may-offers-mps-vote-on-second-referendum-in-new-brexit-deal">Continue reading...</a> Special counsel's team says he does not want to appear political after being behind the scene for years https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/21/politics/robert-mueller-testify-congress-negotiations/index.html CNN.com urn:uuid:35ed55f7-b546-872c-72d0-10b16dcdeec6 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:14:35 +0000 Canada zoo owner charged with animal cruelty https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48274417 BBC News - World urn:uuid:73c788df-fffa-39a7-b08c-278c2f12c697 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:14:20 +0000 Lions, tigers, zebras, bears, kangaroos and wolves are among the animals seized for relocation. Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration https://globalnews.ca/news/5298912/ken-cuccinelli-immigration/ Global News urn:uuid:602ecb13-166d-8396-075a-b199dcfdcc26 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:13:47 +0000 Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally. Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally. Far-right rally in Hungary amid renewed tensions with Roma https://www.foxnews.com/world/far-right-rally-in-hungary-amid-renewed-tensions-with-roma FOXNews.com urn:uuid:2f0b0135-29e0-fcb4-fb10-06b5e789cb3a Tue, 21 May 2019 20:13:15 +0000 A small far-right party has held a rally in a rural Hungarian city, exploiting renewed tensions with some of the local Roma population. Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – live news https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/may/21/brexit-latest-news-developments-cabinet-to-discuss-latest-brexit-offer-to-mps-as-ministers-feud-in-public-over-no-deal-live-news World news | The Guardian urn:uuid:135a9727-570a-7f9d-798f-df7771517fb6 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:11:36 +0000 <p>Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ </p><ul><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/21/may-offers-mps-vote-on-second-referendum-in-new-brexit-deal">May offers MPs vote on second referendum in ‘new’ Brexit deal</a></li><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/21/theresa-mays-new-brexit-deal-point-by-point-analysis">Theresa May’s new Brexit deal: point-by-point analysis</a></li><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/may/21/brexit-latest-news-developments-cabinet-to-discuss-latest-brexit-offer-to-mps-as-ministers-feud-in-public-over-no-deal-live-news?page=with:block-5ce41d6e8f0807b455f85855#block-5ce41d6e8f0807b455f85855">May’s speech: snap summary and analysis</a></li><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/21/eu-investigate-nigel-farage-failure-declare-expenses-arron-banks">EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks</a></li></ul><p class="block-time published-time"> <time datetime="2019-05-21T20:10:35.078Z">9.10pm <span class="timezone">BST</span></time> </p><p>The Brexit Party leader, <strong>Nigel Farage</strong>, vowed to “kill off any chance of a second referendum”. More than 3,000 supporters filled the Olympia conference centre this evening, with speeches frequently punctuated with heckling. </p><p>There were boos when Farage name-checked <strong>Jean-Claude Juncker</strong>, louder boos for <strong>Donald Tusk</strong> and louder still for <strong>Guy Verhofstadt</strong>.</p><p>If win on Thursday, we kill off any chance of them forcing a second referendum on us because they know they would lose.</p><p>They struggle to keep up with the pace of change. Politics is changing and you have to adapt and they are just too slow. We are at an inflection point in history, maybe the same as the 1920s.</p><p class="block-time published-time"> <time datetime="2019-05-21T20:02:05.536Z">9.02pm <span class="timezone">BST</span></time> </p><p>Here’s a little more from <strong>Nigel Farage’s</strong> speech this evening:</p><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Nigel Farage<br>"If win on Thursday, we ill kill off any chance of them forcing a second referendum on us, because they know they would lose."</p><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Farage unveils some policies - getting rid of House of Lords and Electoral Comm<br><br>“We have got to get rid of the House of Lords, of Mr Blair and Mr Cameron’s cronies, oh, and the Electoral Commission, all of whom are remainers, all of whom are part of Westminster establishment”</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/may/21/brexit-latest-news-developments-cabinet-to-discuss-latest-brexit-offer-to-mps-as-ministers-feud-in-public-over-no-deal-live-news">Continue reading...</a> Teenager admits to stealing a geriatric lemur from a California zoo https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/21/teenager-admits-stolen-lemur-california-santa-ana-zoo World news | The Guardian urn:uuid:5fa9c363-1fcc-7a10-84b2-e7802d336dfe Tue, 21 May 2019 20:10:51 +0000 <p>The man who made off with Isaac, Santa Ana zoo’s 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, faces prison time and a $100,000 fine<br></p><p>The plastic container left overnight on 27 July 2018 in front of a Marriott Bayview hotel in Newport Beach, California bore two handwritten notes. “This belongs to the Santa Ana Zoo it was taken last night please bring it to police,” read one. “Lemur (with tracker),” read the other.</p><p>Inside, mercifully unharmed despite the lack of ventilation holes, was <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl8ClckAeuL/">Isaac</a>, a 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, believed to be the oldest of its kind in North American captivity.</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/21/teenager-admits-stolen-lemur-california-santa-ana-zoo">Continue reading...</a> Wendy's worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona https://www.foxnews.com/us/wendys-worker-abducted-in-idaho-suspect-found-in-arizona FOXNews.com urn:uuid:6662f992-4bd3-5f45-d73b-c6ff21d377b4 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:10:21 +0000 Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. US intercepts Russian bombers and fighter jets off Alaska coast https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/21/politics/russian-bombers-alaska-intercept/index.html CNN.com urn:uuid:a7df6267-efe2-a58f-1df2-de72ab602e68 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:08:59 +0000 US F-22 stealth jets intercepted four Russian bombers and two Russian Su-35 fighter jets off the coast of Alaska on Monday, according to a statement from North American Aerospace Defense Command. Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran/trump-u-s-will-respond-with-great-force-if-iran-attacks-interests-idUSKCN1SQ2BX?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:e65906c2-83c1-ad6d-5fce-554608bebd0e Tue, 21 May 2019 20:08:20 +0000 President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehran were behind a rocket attack in Baghdad's Green Zone.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=Ah33ePcf2m4:3kGrkTqAzIA:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=Ah33ePcf2m4:3kGrkTqAzIA:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=Ah33ePcf2m4:3kGrkTqAzIA:V_sGLiPBpWU" 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to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=5ObRaOXBy6g:kWfThbHG7C8:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=5ObRaOXBy6g:kWfThbHG7C8:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=5ObRaOXBy6g:kWfThbHG7C8:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=5ObRaOXBy6g:kWfThbHG7C8:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=5ObRaOXBy6g:kWfThbHG7C8:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/5ObRaOXBy6g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-congress/u-s-lawmakers-see-tamping-down-of-trump-rhetoric-on-iran-idUSKCN1SR2CA?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews Reuters: World News urn:uuid:b716032d-669b-c4f7-4c28-8205d6a182b2 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:07:02 +0000 U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=tsG05e0HXUY:ZU7W7QSTMl0:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=tsG05e0HXUY:ZU7W7QSTMl0:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?i=tsG05e0HXUY:ZU7W7QSTMl0:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=tsG05e0HXUY:ZU7W7QSTMl0:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?i=tsG05e0HXUY:ZU7W7QSTMl0:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Reuters/worldNews/~4/tsG05e0HXUY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese https://www.foxnews.com/us/amended-sex-abuse-suit-filed-against-w-va-catholic-diocese FOXNews.com urn:uuid:4ed22886-2e06-bce0-60d7-0c6fc0686b08 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:06:31 +0000 West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher. B.C. deploying 267 personnel to help Alberta with out-of-control wildfires https://globalnews.ca/news/5298798/bc-wildfire-crews-help-alberta/ Global News urn:uuid:36636e60-6727-be23-6a98-27d6ad6de079 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:06:23 +0000 Hundreds of B.C. wildfire fighters are packing their bags and heading east of the Rockies, as Alberta grapples with an early start to the fire season. Hundreds of B.C. wildfire fighters are packing their bags and heading east of the Rockies, as Alberta grapples with an early start to the fire season. US close to unveiling aid for farmers hit by China trade war https://www.ft.com/content/a22a51c6-7bfa-11e9-81d2-f785092ab560 FT.com - World urn:uuid:3be92b91-8937-7f4f-8562-d423b3c79d11 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:05:15 +0000 USDA says details of the programme ‘will be forthcoming shortly’ Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-election/hundreds-protest-as-indonesia-confirms-presidents-re-election-idUSKCN1SQ231?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews Reuters: World News urn:uuid:82be08a4-dabd-5f92-1149-0941c2b1be22 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:04:51 +0000 Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=GyIkbrK2I1Y:6VZ_9pukD-0:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=GyIkbrK2I1Y:6VZ_9pukD-0:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?i=GyIkbrK2I1Y:6VZ_9pukD-0:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=GyIkbrK2I1Y:6VZ_9pukD-0:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?i=GyIkbrK2I1Y:6VZ_9pukD-0:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Reuters/worldNews/~4/GyIkbrK2I1Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Diet for high blood pressure may also reduce heart failure risk https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2019/05/21/Diet-for-high-blood-pressure-may-also-reduce-heart-failure-risk/5341558468590/ Latest News - UPI.com urn:uuid:ab51702f-b008-a18e-3080-51f7268f7f62 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:04:23 +0000 <img src="https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/5341558468590/2019/i/15584690302289/v1.5/Diet-for-high-blood-pressure-may-also-reduce-heart-failure-risk.jpg"> The DASH diet's mission is to fight high blood pressure. But a new study suggests that the eating plan may also significantly lower the risk of heart failure in people younger than 75. Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-election-clash/indonesian-police-fire-tear-gas-to-disperse-protesters-idUSKCN1SR2CJ?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews Reuters: World News urn:uuid:6f7e2321-47c7-6b26-9ad0-7e495500b399 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:04:18 +0000 Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Widodo's re-election, a Reuters witness said.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=kldq6fk3T_4:5xsv8-4OcdE:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=kldq6fk3T_4:5xsv8-4OcdE:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?i=kldq6fk3T_4:5xsv8-4OcdE:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?a=kldq6fk3T_4:5xsv8-4OcdE:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/worldNews?i=kldq6fk3T_4:5xsv8-4OcdE:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Reuters/worldNews/~4/kldq6fk3T_4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Tech shares boost Wall St. after Huawei reprieve https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-stocks/tech-shares-boost-wall-st-after-huawei-reprieve-idUSKCN1SR17K?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:46722a5c-4795-8272-83c4-80f30acbd826 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:04:04 +0000 Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=K5RQ60oR7G0:4OtBNNwD0RA:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=K5RQ60oR7G0:4OtBNNwD0RA:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=K5RQ60oR7G0:4OtBNNwD0RA:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=K5RQ60oR7G0:4OtBNNwD0RA:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=K5RQ60oR7G0:4OtBNNwD0RA:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/K5RQ60oR7G0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/Photos/Plane-Pull-competition-raises-funds-to-fight-kid-cancer/fp/12056/ Latest News - UPI.com urn:uuid:d98e995a-1cb4-9666-4510-027bc983ca1c Tue, 21 May 2019 20:03:39 +0000 <img src="https://cdnph.upi.com/collection/12056/Plane-Pull-competition-raises-funds-to-fight-kid-cancer_upi_th_lg.jpg"> JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 2019. Blake Shelton says he doesn’t ‘want to put out an album’: ‘Do people care about them anymore?’ https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/blake-shelton-gwen-stefani-album FOXNews.com urn:uuid:06b6ada8-3aa6-8102-b534-c6e5a237700d Tue, 21 May 2019 20:03:32 +0000 Fans may have heard their last Blake Shelton album. Brexit: PM says MPs have 'one last chance' to back her deal https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-48357017 BBC News - Home urn:uuid:358f57da-0de1-7827-e1d2-9f3874c39ff1 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:02:48 +0000 Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her bill. UN says Tunisian court has decided to release UN expert https://www.foxnews.com/world/un-says-tunisian-court-has-decided-to-release-un-expert FOXNews.com urn:uuid:67a756f9-2fba-f788-3c65-9c323442fa78 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:02:24 +0000 The U.N. says it was informed that a Tunisian appeals court has decided to release Mocef Kartas, a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against Libya, who was arrested following his arrival in Tunis on March 26. U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm https://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-license/u-s-eases-curbs-on-huawei-founder-says-clampdown-underestimates-chinese-firm-idUSKCN1SQ27T?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Reuters: Top News urn:uuid:f6f6db73-38a0-aa71-f690-d129604082ee Tue, 21 May 2019 20:02:21 +0000 The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. action.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=uDZtAR9BdFI:ubCd6pAUa3Q:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=uDZtAR9BdFI:ubCd6pAUa3Q:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=uDZtAR9BdFI:ubCd6pAUa3Q:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?a=uDZtAR9BdFI:ubCd6pAUa3Q:-BTjWOF_DHI"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/topNews?i=uDZtAR9BdFI:ubCd6pAUa3Q:-BTjWOF_DHI" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~4/uDZtAR9BdFI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> James Carafano: John Walker Lindh release -- Don't ask, 'now what,' ask 'so what?' https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/james-carafano-john-walker-lindh-release FOXNews.com urn:uuid:f652d2e6-b5ea-04d5-1773-95cbdc0ebbb9 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:02:15 +0000 John Walker Lindh, the former “American Taliban,” is almost back on the streets. Captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan in 2002, he was convicted of providing material support to terrorism and has been in prison ever since. Regulator given 3 months to probe causes of B.C.’s sky-high gas prices https://globalnews.ca/news/5298641/bc-gas-price-investigation/ Global News urn:uuid:d568beb0-daa4-6a1e-7d4a-50552452ae24 Tue, 21 May 2019 20:01:27 +0000 The B.C. Utilities Commission will now have the power to compel oil companies to explain prices. The B.C. Utilities Commission will now have the power to compel oil companies to explain prices.