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Britain strikes most ambitious trade deal with EU: PM May


British Prime Minister Theresa May told top business leaders in London Monday that she was determined to lead Britain out of the European Union (EU).

President's protest

Panama's former president Ricardo Martinelli yells to journalists saying current President Juan Carlos Varela is interfering in his case and wants him jailed for life, as he points his handcuffed hands while escorted by police during a recess at his hearing by the Supreme Court in Panama City on Monday. Martinelli, who was president from 2009 to 2014, is accused of embezzlement and illegally monitoring phone calls and other communications.
Source: IC | 2018/11/20 22:03:42

Gunman kills three in Chicago

An argument in a hospital parking lot escalated into a shooting that killed three people, including a police officer, in the US city of Chicago on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 22:03:41

Ivanka Trump used personal email for govt work: report

The US president's daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for government business in violation of federal records rules, The Washington Post reported Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 22:03:41

EU 'extremely worried' about US-Russia short-range nuclear missile treaty

The EU's top diplomat Federica Mogherini said Tuesday she was "extremely worried" about the fate of a major US-Russia nuclear missile control treaty, warning the security of Europe could be at risk.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 22:03:40

DPRK destroys 10 guard posts in border area with S. Korea as agreed upon: Seoul

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) destroyed 10 guard posts inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), as agreed upon, Seoul's defense ministry said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/20 21:57:08

N.Korea blows up frontline guard posts

Pyongyang blew up 10 guard posts in the Demilitarized Zone Tuesday as the two Koreas pursue a reconciliation drive, even while denuclearization talks stall between the US and the North.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 21:03:40

British PM May's N.Irish allies up pressure over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May gathers her new-look cabinet Tuesday, facing some relief from party plotting over Brexit but under fresh pressure from her Northern Irish allies.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 20:58:42

Saudi king backs crown prince amid furor

Saudi King Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic of Jamal Khashoggi's murder tipped the country into one of its worst crises.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 20:58:41

Heading home

The leader of Brazilian criminal gang Comando Vermelho, Marcelo Pinheiro (second right), aka “Piloto,” is seen under tight security on a Parana state police helicopter, shortly after leaving the city of Foz do Iguacu, on their way to Catanduvas maximum security federal penitentiary in Parana state, Brazil, on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 20:58:41

Prosecutor, 2 others jailed for $1m rhino horn haul

A public prosecutor and two Thais were sentenced for four years Tuesday after they were caught attempting to smuggle more than a dozen rhino horns worth $1.4 million last year.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 20:48:41

Australia considers migration cuts to ease pressure on major cities

Australia needs to slash its permanent migration intake to battle congestion and high property prices in the country's main cities, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 20:48:40

Illegals can seek asylum: judge

A federal judge on Monday put a temporary halt to a Trump administration order denying the possibility of asylum to people who enter the US illegally.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/20 20:48:40

Terror victim

The hearse carrying the body of Sisto Malaspina leaves St Patrick's Cathedral during the state funeral for Malaspina at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Tuesday in Melbourne, Australia. The co-owner of Pellegrini's Espresso Bar was killed on November 9 after he was attacked by a terrorist who set his car alight and started stabbing passers-by.
Source: VCG | 2018/11/20 20:43:41