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European Union confirms formal triggering of Brexit

In his initial response to the letter from Theresa May, Mr Tusk warned of "difficult negotiations" in the months ahead. "This means that both I and the Commission have a strong mandate to protect the interests of the 27". "Continuing the drive to upskill and re-skill professionals in the United Kingdom will be essential, but it's also important to remember that diversity is critical to pushing t... [Full Article...]

Text of article 50, the mechanism for leaving the European Union

Donald Tusk has bid an emotional farewell to the United Kingdom after Theresa May triggered Article 50 and begun the formal two year Brexit process. Her government is approaching Brexit talks constructively, respectfully, and in a spirit of honest cooperation, May said. "This is the case especially for the many Germans and European citizens in Britain". [Full Article...]

Without multiple tax rates, GST will be regressive: Arun Jaitley

Without multiple tax rates, GST will be regressive: Arun Jaitley On Monday, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley tabled the GST bill in Lok Sabha. The Compensation Law provides for levy of cess on top of the peak rate of approved tax (28 per cent presently) on paan masala, tobacco, aerated water, luxury cars and coal to create a non-lapsable fund for compensating states. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted South Korean president Park Guen-hye

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted South Korean president Park Guen-hye Ms Park has denied any legal wrongdoing. Prosecutors argue that that without arresting Park, evidence could be destroyed, as Park refused to allow investigators entry for raids on the presidential office in recent months and resisted several requests to testify in her impeachment trial and take face-to-face questioning in the criminal corruption investigation. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as "windfall" for Tehran

Mitch McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as The AIPAC meeting continues on Tuesday with appearances by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer . In addition, Netanyahu also wants to discuss with Trump ways and means of dealing with Iran, but the new USA administration is still formulating its policy on the Islamic Republic, according to the report. [Full Article...]

One person remains in custody over Westminster attack

Masood was believed to have been living in the West Midlands before Wednesday's attack, but had previously spent time in Luton, Crawley, Rye and Eastbourne. His first conviction was in 1983 for criminal damage and his last one was in December 2003 for possession of a knife. Masood left the vehicle and was shot by a police firearms officer inside the Palace of Westminster boundary at 14:41:30. [Full Article...]

British PM Theresa may says 'no turning back' after Brexit trigger

British PM Theresa may says 'no turning back' after Brexit trigger Mrs May said: "You are absolutely right, today of course we do give effect to the democratic decision of the people of the United Kingdom who voted for us to leave the European Union". Muscat spoke as he met with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , in Valletta, Malta. Then, as cameras rapidly fired away to capture the historic moment, Sir Tim passed the letter to Mr Tusk, confi... [Full Article...]

Third terror victim is former Waco resident in London for wedding anniversary

Third terror victim is former Waco resident in London for wedding anniversary Emma Dugal, executive director of Bountiful Davis Art Center , speaks to reporters about Kurt W. Cochran and his wife, Melissa Cochran, Thursday, March 23, 2017 , in Bountiful, Utah. In his tight-knit Utah community, Kurt Cochran stood out. "She is so grateful and overwhelmed with your generosity and outpouring of love", said Clint Payne, Melissa's brother. [Full Article...]

ISIS shelling scatters engineers trying to fix dam in Syria

ISIS shelling scatters engineers trying to fix dam in Syria It says the militants are warning residents that the dam is out of service, weakened by USA -led coalition airstrikes, and could collapse. Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has ordered an evacuation from its de facto capital, Raqqa, following warnings that the Tabqa Dam upstream on the Euphrates River could collapse. [Full Article...]

Commander says US may have played role in Mosul deaths

Commander says US may have played role in Mosul deaths The incident prompted accusations that the Trump administration has loosened us rules of engagement in the fight against ISIS. In an airstrike on March 17, up to 150 civilians were reportedly killed in the al-Jadida neighbourhood in Mosul . [Full Article...]

McConnell: Gorsuch Will Be Confirmed Next Week

McConnell: Gorsuch Will Be Confirmed Next Week Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters said Tuesday they will oppose Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and indicated they would vote to block an up-or-down Senate vote on the Colorado judge. Almost half of the Senate's 46 Democrats say they will oppose his confirmation. "I thought before meeting him that he was outstanding and just what we need", the Oklahoma Republican said in a telephone call from... [Full Article...]

Woman Strikes Capitol Police Cruiser, Taken Into Custody

Malecki described the woman as an "erratic and aggressive driver". US Capitol Police apprehended a female driver after she attempted to run over several officers and struck a police cruiser near the US Capitol on Wednesday. Shots were fired this morning near the U.S. Capitol in Washington , D.C. Traffic was blocked on a short stretch of local streets just South of the Capitol. [Full Article...]

OIC rights delegation visits Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

OIC rights delegation visits Pakistan-occupied Kashmir The objective of the delegation is to gain firsthand understanding of the dispute going on in Jammu Kashmir. Earlier, the delegation visited two camps of Kashmiri migrants on the outskirts of Muzaffarabad, where they also interviewed more than 20 refugees about the situation that forced them to flee their homes across the divide. [Full Article...]

False Alarm as Pig Bones Found at Ferry Salvage Site

The Sewol , which capsized in waters off the southwest coast in 2014 that resulted in over 300 deaths, with nine of the bodies yet to be recovered, is now on board a huge semisubmersible transportation ship, a week after the salvage operation began last Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Labour sets out six tests for support of Brexit deal

Labour sets out six tests for support of Brexit deal He said it was important to state that because "some of the pure Brexiteers actually want us to crash out [without a deal], either at the Article 50 stage in two years or before that". "The biggest danger now facing British businesses, jobs and living standards is the chance of the Prime Minister exiting the European Union without a deal". [Full Article...]

GAO Investigating Trump's Trips to Mar-A-Lago

GAO Investigating Trump's Trips to Mar-A-Lago CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. Who is Donald Trump hanging out with every weekend when he visits Mar-a-Lago or another Trump property? Elizabeth Warren and Tom Udall have formally requested a probe into Trump's frequent trips to his Palm Beach, Florida resort. [Full Article...]

UK's Rudd to Meet Social-Media Companies on Fighting Terrorism

UK's Rudd to Meet Social-Media Companies on Fighting Terrorism She stressed that she did not want the security services to be able to access all encrypted messages. Speaking to BBC One's Andrew Marr Show , Ms Rudd said: "It is completely unacceptable, there should be no place for terrorists to hide". [Full Article...]

Activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

Activists call for transparency in ICE shooting However, according to his daughter, Carmen Torres, none of the family members are undocumented immigrants , and the Torres family has lived in the home for at least 30 years. However, Sessions has announced that the Department of Justice would deny grant requests to jurisdictions that refused to fully cooperate with federal immigration officials. [Full Article...]

US Senate intelligence leaders pledge bipartisan Russia probe

US Senate intelligence leaders pledge bipartisan Russia probe Richard Burr of North Carolina and Democratic Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia can work together because of "the relationship and trust that we have", Burr said. Devin Nunes, and his communication with the White House related to the incidental collection of President Donald Trump and his aides. "[White House spokesman Sean Spicer] said he would be happy to have her testify. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, willing to testify in Senate's Russia investigation

Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, willing to testify in Senate's Russia investigation Mark Warner, D-Va., the committee's vice chairman, said in a statement that "Mr. Kushner has volunteered to be interviewed as part of the committee's investigation into the Russian activities surrounding the 2016 election". But investigators from the Senate Intelligence Committee want to question the 36-year-old over meetings with two Russian officials last year. At Kislyak's request, Kushner ... [Full Article...]


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