• Eurosceptics fear 'customs partnership' may become customs union
Eurosceptics fear 'customs partnership' may become customs union

Speculation that the United Kingdom may remain in the EU customs union is growing amid reports that Theresa May is preparing to back down over the key issue. The spokesman said: "We think both of the two options which we have put forward can provide solutions to the Irish border and to having a smooth customs arrangement with the European Union".

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  • Trump tweeted a unusual, racist term and Sarah Sanders has no explanation
Trump tweeted a unusual, racist term and Sarah Sanders has no explanation

Trump is expected to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in May or June to talk about dismantling the regime's nuclear weapons program. When Newsmax quoted Le Maire and noted his "strong language", Sanders quipped: "We can at least agree on that".

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  • United States may make immigration 'a condition of the new NAFTA'
United States may make immigration 'a condition of the new NAFTA'

Along the way, they have received an outpouring of help from local charities, the Mexican Red Cross, private citizens and government officials. Marie Vincent, a US-based immigration attorney who met the caravan on a stop along the way, said numerous immigrants had a strong case for USA asylum either because they faced political persecution, letha...

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  • Ten dead, 15 injured after intentional Toronto pedestrian van attack
Ten dead, 15 injured after intentional Toronto pedestrian van attack

The extent of the injuries is unknown, but the CBC is reporting eight to 10 people injured, but police said they need to reassess that number. "Everybody was out enjoying the sunshine and all of a sudden there was this Ryder van coming south on the sidewalk ...

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  • Sushma Swaraj meets Xi ahead of summit
Sushma Swaraj meets Xi ahead of summit

Though China has said it won't interfere in Nirav Modi's arrest but it is no secret that Beijing will take the final call. Modi could tell Xi that New Delhi would consider tempering its diplomatic offensive if Beijing seriously puts pressure on Islamabad to crack down on terror.

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  • Yemen officials: Saudi-led airstrike hit wedding, killing 15
Yemen officials: Saudi-led airstrike hit wedding, killing 15

Hospital chief Mohammed al-Sawmali said the groom and 45 other wounded people were brought to the local al-Jomhouri hospital. Saudi air defence has intercepted two ballistic missiles fired by Houthi militias towards the border city of Jazan, according to Al Arabiya television on Monday.

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  • Monkey can't sue for copyright infringement of selfies, 9th Circuit rules
Monkey can't sue for copyright infringement of selfies, 9th Circuit rules

In a separate opinion in the selfie case, 9th Circuit Judge N. Randy Smith called PETA's lawsuit "frivolous" and said he would not have ruled on the merits of the copyright claim, but instead would have dismissed the case on other grounds.

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  • Inspectors collect samples at site of alleged chemical attack in Syria
Inspectors collect samples at site of alleged chemical attack in Syria

The latest suspected attack in Douma earlier this month killed dozens of people and left hundreds more needing treatment. The joint military response by the US, UK and France followed a war of words with Russia, Syria's main military ally.

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  • Karnataka Election: Cong announces final list of candidates; NA Harris gets ticket
Karnataka Election: Cong announces final list of candidates; NA Harris gets ticket

The Congress has named former minister D B Inamdar as the candidate from Kittur following a threat of dissidence in the party from the former minister in the event of being denied the ticket. He, however, added that there was no substitute for the Congress party as the leader of a grand alliance. Caste calculations are very much on BJP's mind too...

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  • Trump Considering Pardon For First Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Trump Considering Pardon For First Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion

Johnson became the first black heavyweight world champion in 1908, winning a fight in Australia against a white boxer from Canada. Johnson defended his title in Reno, Nevada, in front of a mostly white crowd, prompting violent race riots in which more than 20 people were killed and hundreds were injured.

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  • USA orders emergency inspection of engines used by Arik, Air Peace
USA orders emergency inspection of engines used by Arik, Air Peace

Southwest is undergoing voluntary "accelerated" fan-blade inspections on their planes' engines after one blew apart from a plane on Tuesday, killing a passenger on a flight from NY to Dallas . Southwest Flight 1380 departed LaGuardia International Airport from New York City on Tuesday morning, and was Dallas-bound. The FAA said the inspection ...

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  • Romney Fails To Secure Utah GOP Senate Nomination, Faces Primary
Romney Fails To Secure Utah GOP Senate Nomination, Faces Primary

Romney is running for the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. "Thank you to all the delegates who hung in there with us all day at the Convention", Romney tweeted later Saturday . Stay-at-home mother Michelle Cluff said she liked Romney's experience and believes he is ready to get to work as a senator. Romney has tried to shift the focus away ...

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  • Nabi Tajima, World's Oldest Person Dies in Japan at Age of 117
Nabi Tajima, World's Oldest Person Dies in Japan at Age of 117

She became the world's oldest person in September following the death of Violet Brown , in Jamaica, at the age of 117. Tajima had seven sons and two daughters and reportedly had more than 160 descendants, which included great-great-great grandchildren.

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  • Kellyanne Conway Flips Out When Asked About Her Husband's Trump-Trolling Tweets
Kellyanne Conway Flips Out When Asked About Her Husband's Trump-Trolling Tweets

But it's very good for the whole world to have just witnessed ... that it's now fair game what people's-how people's spouses and significant others may differ with them. "My point is that we don't often see, in fact I don't remember the last time we saw, somebody working for the President in a high-profile position when their spouse is saying criti...

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  • Athletics' Sean Manaea throws no-hitter against Red Sox
Athletics' Sean Manaea throws no-hitter against Red Sox

The Red Sox fell to 17-3 on the season and still possess the best record in the major leagues. In fact, Manaea appeared to get stronger as he went along, mowing down nine of the last 10 Red Sox with one walk mixed in. The no-hitter was the 12 all-time by an Athletics pitcher and the seventh since the club moved to Oakland 50 years ago, the E...

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  • International Vehicle Seen Near Syria Suspected Gas Attack Site
International Vehicle Seen Near Syria Suspected Gas Attack Site

A United Nations security team touring Douma on Tuesday came under small arms and explosives fire, leading the OPCW to postpone its visit. Medical charities operating in opposition-held parts of Syria have dismissed those statements as propaganda, given under duress now that government forces control the town.

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  • Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata
Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata

According to Columbia University , Americans threw out 33.6 million tons of plastic in 2014, and only 9.5 percent of it was recycled and 15 percent was combusted to create electricity or heat. "EDN has built a multi-year campaign to End Plastic Pollution ". It's no secret that the world has a plastic pollution problem, and there's no better day...

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  • Lawmakers calling North Korea's announcement of denuclearization publicity stunt
Lawmakers calling North Korea's announcement of denuclearization publicity stunt

But Trump tweeted Sunday that the North has "agreed to denuclearization (so great for World), site closure, & no more testing!" A senior Foreign Ministry official said that the announcement could never be considered a specific move toward the abandonment of its nuclear and missile development in a "complete, verifiable and irreversible mann...

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  • Iran, Israel trade blame for Syrian hostilities, but temper prospect of war
Iran, Israel trade blame for Syrian hostilities, but temper prospect of war

He has given a May 12 deadline to fix it, threatening otherwise not to extend us sanctions relief on Iran related to the agreement. Donald Trump has considered reinstating sanctions on the Iranian regime and even pulling his country out of the nuclear deal.

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  • The Time Is Right to Leave Barcelona, Says Iniesta's Father
The Time Is Right to Leave Barcelona, Says Iniesta's Father

He will reveal his decision in the next week. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde in his post-game press conference said, "We were eager to win the trophy, the players, and the club itself". Sevilla lie seventh, the final spot guaranteeing a Europa League berth next season. Barca were irresistible at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday, blowi...

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