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Scotland to intervene in Brexit legal case

In one of the most important constitutional cases in generations, the three judges ruled that the Prime Minister does not have power to use the prerogative to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the two-year process of negotiating Brexit without the prior authority of Parliament.


Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

They have yet to enter from the northern and the southern sides. In April 2015, the Islamic State extremists released a shocking video that showed how they had hammered, bulldozed and blew up parts of the 13th century B.C. The warring sides claim to have inflicted hundreds of casualties in enemy ranks. Nearly 59,000 people have been displaced by the fighting, about 26,000 of them children.


Koeman: Lukaku's promise won't be realised if Everton don't improve

Koeman: Lukaku's promise won't be realised if Everton don't improve

Memphis Depay, who's been linked with a loan move away from United in the past few weeks, has been a major disappointment at Old Trafford since his move from Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven a year ago. Everton manager Ronald Koeman has attempted to clarify his contentious claims that star striker Romelu Lukaku needed to leave Goodison Park in order to fulfil his potential, as reported by The Guardian .



US panel: Ban China state firms from acquiring US companies

The report notes that China's military buildup and island-building campaigns in the South China Sea have continued in 2016 despite condemnation from neighboring states and even an adverse ruling from an global tribunal. Overall, data do not demonstrate CFIUS has been a significant obstacle for Chinese investment in the United States. A USA commission on bilateral relations with China has warned that the country's fast-growing military may pose a threat to U.S.


Trump pushes back amid signs of strain in transition

Trump pushes back amid signs of strain in transition

Trump, whose aggressive use of Twitter against rivals was a key element of his presidential campaign, tweeted a list of several world leaders he had spoken with since his upset victory in the November 8 presidential election. Another name that's surfaced to lead the State Department has been former UN Ambassador John Bolton. Sen. The Harvard graduate, she said, earned Trump's trust though sheer hard work on the election trail where he is believed to have written several of the candidate's ...