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UK Supreme Court hears attack on PM Johnson from ex-leader Major

Reuters World News - 52 min 26 sec ago
Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit will come under attack in Britain's Supreme Court on Thursday from one of his predecessors as prime minister and Conservative Party leader, John Major.
Categories: World News

Be flexible, creative and we will too, UK Brexit Minister urges EU

Reuters World News - 52 min 26 sec ago
Britain's Brexit minister on Thursday urged the European Union to show flexibility and creativity in striking a deal, although he stuck to his country's position that the contentious Irish backstop arrangement must go.
Categories: World News

If he loses court case, UK PM Johnson could suspend parliament again: document

Reuters World News - 52 min 53 sec ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could suspend parliament again even if the Supreme Court rules that his original suspension, or prorogation, was unlawful, a court submission tweeted by an opposition lawyer showed.
Categories: World News

Military strike against Iran would result in 'all-out war': foreign minister

Reuters World News - 57 min 19 sec ago
Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would result in "all-out war", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Thursday.
Categories: World News

Iran warns against war as U.S. and Saudi weigh response to oil attack

Reuters World News - 57 min 33 sec ago
Iran warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran.
Categories: World News

Gantz party rejects Netanyahu's offer of Israeli unity gov't

Reuters World News - 1 hour 7 min ago
The centrist party of Israeli election challenger Benny Gantz rejected on Thursday an offer by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join forces in a governing coalition under the incumbent.
Categories: World News

Belgian F-16 crashes in France, pilots eject: Belgian Air Force

Reuters World News - 1 hour 37 min ago
A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed near the town of Lorient in northwestern France on Thursday, the Belgian Air Force said.
Categories: World News

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

Reuters World News - 1 hour 42 min ago
A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday.
Categories: World News

EU executive says Britain sent in "papers" with Brexit ideas

Reuters World News - 1 hour 43 min ago
Britain has submitted some proposals in writing of how it would like the stalled Brexit deal to be amended, a spokeswoman for the European Union's executive Commission said on Thursday, confirming an earlier Reuters report.
Categories: World News

EU sees no Brexit proposal deadline, but sees summit "milestone"

Reuters World News - 1 hour 45 min ago
The European Commission has no firm deadline for when Britain should make a formal proposal to break the deadlock over Brexit, but says it should be presented before a "milestone" EU summit on Oct. 17-18.
Categories: World News

Trump administration to tell California: You can't make clean car rules

Reuters US News - 1 hour 51 min ago
The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to revoke California's authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards, a move with high stakes for the auto industry, consumers and the environment.
Categories: National News

UK shares technical papers with EU on Brexit deal proposals

Reuters World News - 1 hour 54 min ago
Britain has shared technical papers with the European Union setting out the changes it is seeking to a Brexit deal with the bloc and will put forward formal proposals when it is ready, the government said on Thursday.
Categories: World News

Interpol detected foreign terrorist fighters in the Mediterranean

Reuters World News - 1 hour 59 min ago
Interpol said on Thursday it has detected more than a dozen suspected foreign terrorist fighters traveling across the Mediterranean during one of its coordinated maritime border operations.
Categories: World News

Zimbabwe court tells police to allow doctors' march

Reuters World News - 2 hours 2 min ago
A court in Zimbabwe ruled on Thursday that police should not interfere with a march planned by striking doctors to protest against the disappearance of the leader of their union, after law enforcement agents blocked two previous demonstrations.
Categories: World News

Lebanon court acquits one Australia bomb plot suspect: lawyer, NNA

Reuters World News - 2 hours 8 min ago
Lebanon's military court has acquitted one of four brothers accused of planning to blow up a flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi nearly two years ago, his lawyer said on Thursday.
Categories: World News

No loudhailers, umbrellas allowed at talks with Hong Kong leader

Reuters World News - 2 hours 19 min ago
The Hong Kong government on Thursday set the rules for an open dialogue between leader Carrie Lam and the public next week, telling those taking part to be "orderly" and not bring along loudhailers, bunting or umbrellas.
Categories: World News

France says Houthi claim of Saudi attack lacks credibility

Reuters World News - 2 hours 58 min ago
France on Thursday appeared to dismiss claims by Yemeni Houthi rebels that they were behind an attack on Saudi oil facilities, and said Paris would renew efforts to defuse tensions between the U.S. and Iran at next week's U.N. General Assembly.
Categories: World News

U.S. and Gulf allies discuss response to Saudi oil attack

Reuters World News - 2 hours 58 min ago
The United States was discussing with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf allies possible responses to an attack on Saudi oil facilities they blame on Iran and which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described as an act of war on the kingdom.
Categories: World News

Ireland says no Brexit breakthrough as EU needs credible proposals

Reuters World News - 3 hours 1 min ago
Ireland said on Thursday that the United Kingdom had failed to supply credible Brexit proposals, adding that there had been no breakthrough at talks last night with the Northern Irish party which props up Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.
Categories: World News

Russian court to consider freeing jailed actor after outcry

Reuters World News - 3 hours 2 min ago
A Moscow court said on Thursday that it would review the jailing of an actor over an opposition protest after state prosecutors formally requested that he be released on bail following a public outcry over his conviction.
Categories: World News

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