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Britain able to have bespoke deal with EU - Macron

Britain able to have bespoke deal with EU - Macron

In remarks released Saturday, Macron told the BBC's Andrew Marr television program that Britain can not maintain its full access to the EU's single market if it doesn't accept the bloc's founding principles, including the free movement of people and the jurisdiction of European Union courts.


State of emergency in Jamaica over rise in crime

State of emergency in Jamaica over rise in crime

The popular holiday hotspot of Montego Bay - home to a string of upmarket resorts - has witnessed a recent spike in gun crime that saw authorities resort to extreme measures. "The declaration of a State of Public Emergency does not mean the suspension of the rule of law". The child escaped unhurt while the others are now in hospital.


Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

Sen. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., one of the lawmakers summoned to the Oval Office by the president to counter the Durbin-Graham proposal, blasted Durbin's account of the meeting in an interview . In a hearing Tuesday, Graham said Trump expressed openness to an immigration deal, only to reject it hours later. Under an order signed by President Trump , the program ends March 5.


Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

Durbin this week said "any attempt to kill immigration reform probably has (White House senior adviser Stephen) Miller's fingerprints on it". Graham has yet to confirm or deny whether the president use the term "shithole countries", but reportedly told colleagues the reports about the comments are accurate.


White House: 'We Don't Want A Shutdown'

White House: 'We Don't Want A Shutdown'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders blamed Schumer and the Democrats for the shutdown in a statement tweeted out just before midnight. Democrats have been saying for a while they won't vote for a bill that doesn't include it. Republicans want to tackle the issue in a separate bill and instead are trying to sell Democrats on funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program .


Hotel in Kabul comes under attack, hostages reportedly taken

Hotel in Kabul comes under attack, hostages reportedly taken

A guest hiding in a room said they could hear gunfire, telling AFP news agency: "I beg the security forces to rescue us as soon as possible before they reach and kill us". The attackers have also set fire to parts of the hotel. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The deadliest of the recent attacks happened at a Shiite cultural centre on December 29 when a suicide bomber blew himself up, killing more than 40 people.