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UK govt insists suspension of Parliament was not illegal

Wednesday  14:20,   18 september 2019
msn

LONDON (AP) — The British government was back at the country's Supreme Court on Wednesday, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament just weeks before the country is set to leave the European Union was neither... >>>

Tight Israeli Election Puts Trump at Risk of Losing Key Ally

Wednesday  14:20,   18 september 2019
bloomberg

The tight Israeli election -- and the weeks of debate it may fuel over the formation of a ruling coalition -- has put President Donald Trump on the brink of losing one of his closest foreign allies. © Bloomberg A political poster showing Benjamin... >>>

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears Perilous

Wednesday  13:35,   18 september 2019
nytimes

JERUSALEM — Israel’s election was still too close to call Wednesday afternoon, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his chief rival, the former army chief Benny Gantz, a centrist, immediately commanding enough support to form a... >>>

UK Supreme Court hears government side in vital Brexit case

Wednesday  13:01,   18 september 2019
msn

LONDON (AP) — The British government was back at the country's Supreme Court on Wednesday, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament just weeks before the country is set to leave the European Union was neither... >>>

3 dead as speedboat trying to set record crashes off Venice

Wednesday  12:35,   18 september 2019
msn

ROME (AP) — Italian firefighters say three people aboard a speedboat have been killed when their vessel crashed into an offshore dike of the lagoon city of Venice. The crash on Tuesday night also badly injured a fourth person aboard. Italian... >>>

Iran's Rouhani blames U.S., Saudi for conflict in region

Wednesday  11:10,   18 september 2019
reuters

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Tehran did not want conflict in the region and accused the United States and a Saudi-led military coalition of starting a war in Yemen, according to Iranian news agencies. © Erdem Sahin/Pool via... >>>

Saudi Arabia joins US-led maritime coalition after attack

Wednesday  10:55,   18 september 2019
msn

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it joined a U.S.-led coalition to secure the Mideast's waterways amid threats from Iran after an attack targeting its crucial oil industry. The kingdom's decision to enter the... >>>

Greta Thunberg, Tropical Storm Imelda: 5 things to know Wednesday

Wednesday  10:31,   18 september 2019
usatoday

President Donald Trump heads to San Diego amid homeless comments backlash, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg appears before Congress and more things to start your... >>>

New York college student jailed for medical marijuana in Russia is freed

Wednesday  10:11,   18 september 2019
nbcnews

Audrey Eliza Lorber, a student at Pace University in New York, pleaded guilty was fined around... >>>

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election

Wednesday  10:05,   18 september 2019
msn

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his... >>>

Aussie hiker with 'snapped' leg makes two day crawl to safety

Wednesday  08:41,   18 september 2019
msn

An Australian bushwalker who tumbled down a waterfall, snapping his leg in two, told Wednesday how he managed to crawl for two arduous days though scrub and forest to safety. Neil Parker, 54, said his planned three-hour hike northwest of Brisbane... >>>

Hong Kong Won’t Concede to More Protester Demands, Top Adviser Says

Wednesday  08:35,   18 september 2019
bloomberg

Hong Kong’s government doesn’t see any benefit in conceding to more demands from protesters and the increasingly violent demonstrations are unlikely to stop anytime soon, according to a top adviser to leader Carrie Lam.... >>>

29 bodies found in plastic bags in Mexico mass grave

Wednesday  07:50,   18 september 2019
msn

Mexican forensics experts have found at least 29 bodies stuffed in 119 plastic bags that were dumped in the bottom of a well outside the western city of Guadalajara, officials said Tuesday. Experts have been working to establish how many victims are >>>

Billions spent on U.S. weapons didn’t protect Saudi Arabia’s most critical oil sites from a crippling attack

Wednesday  07:00,   18 september 2019
washingtonpost

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has mocked the kingdom, suggesting it should have bought Russia's S-400 missile-defense system... >>>

Trump’s Challenge: Can His Word on Iran Be Trusted?

Wednesday  07:00,   18 september 2019
nytimes

For a president with a loose relationship with the facts and poisonous relationships with allies, the attack on the Saudi oil fields poses a challenge: how to prove the administration’s case that Iran was behind the strike and rally the world to... >>>