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May's Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party - former minister

May's Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party - former minister

May's current foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, took a more measured approach. Johnson resigned as foreign secretary over the Chequers plan , named after May's country residence where the government agreed proposals to maintain close trade ties with the European Union in July, and has attacked it as making Britain "a vassal state".


Watergate's Woodward says Times Trump op-ed not up to his standards

Watergate's Woodward says Times Trump op-ed not up to his standards

He said honorable men like Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly have respect for Trump, because they would leave their positions if they did not. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. The book also depicts staffers and advisers as condemning the president behind his back and actively working to stymie some of his actions, even hiding documents from Trump.


Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen

NHC added that the risk of direct impact from the storm along the U.S. East Coast over the next week has increased, but it is too soon to determine location, magnitude and timing of the impact. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday morning that Tropical Storm Isaac was centered about 1,540 miles (2,475 kilometers) east of the Windward Islands.


Sweden’s right and left neck-and-neck in hotly contested election

Sweden’s right and left neck-and-neck in hotly contested election

The result was a mark of the success Akesson has had in gentrifying his party, which traded in its black boots and swastikas for suits and has sought to portray itself as a defender of ordinary working Swedes. "And the Social Democrats and a Social Democratic-led government is a guarantee for not letting the Sweden Democrats extremist party, racist party, get any influence in the government".


Man with iron bar and blade wounds seven in Paris

Man with iron bar and blade wounds seven in Paris

A man is said to have been arrested over the knife spree. He then attacked two more people, described by witnesses as British tourists. Evidence is shown on the street in downtown Paris where seven people were wounded in a knife attack on September 10, 2018.