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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.


Obama arrives at Greek Acropolis

Obama arrives at Greek Acropolis

Obama's trip will be dominated by questions and concerns about President-elect Donald Trump. Air Force One touched down Wednesday evening in Berlin after a short flight from Greece. Barack Obama has warned that a backlash against globalisation is boosting populist movements both at home and overseas and called for a "course correction " so the benefits of an increasingly interconnected world are shared more equally.


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

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, 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 ...