Feb 01, 2020 - Brexit: UK to quit EU at 23:00 GMT, as PM promises 'new dawn' - The UK will officially leave the European Union at 23:00 GMT, ending 47 years of membership. In a video message to be released an hour earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson - who led the 2016 campaign to leave - will call Brexit a "new dawn". Pro and anti-Brexit demonstrations and marches are being held across the country, as the UK flag is taken down from EU institutions in Brussels. Little will change immediately, as the UK begins a "transition period".
Oct 27, 2019 - Trump thanks Russia, Turkey, Syria, Iraq & Kurds for aiding US operation that killed al-Baghdadi: Trump confirmed on Sunday that al-Baghdadi had been killed in a “daring nighttime raid” in Idlib, northwestern Syria. In a live address from the White House, the US president thanked Russia, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Kurdish forces for aiding the US operation. He praised the “great cooperation” with Russia, which opened up airspace under its control to allow US warplanes and drones to use the area.
Oct 17, 2019 - Brexit deal has been struck: Johnson and Juncker announce 'fair and balanced' agreementUK and EU negotiators have finally agreed a Brexit deal and will now be put to the 27 leaders of the European Union to sign off. However critically, Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) say they oppose the agreement. President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker announced on Wednesday morning via Twitter that a “fair and balanced agreement” had been struck between the two sides. “I recommend that #EUCO endorses this deal,” he added.
Jul 01, 2019 - US-North Korea: Trump and Kim agree to restart talks in historic meeting - Donald Trump has become the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea, after meeting Kim Jong-un in the area dividing the two Koreas. Mr Trump and the North Korean leader posed for handshakes before talking for nearly an hour in the heavily fortified demilitarised zone (DMZ). Both countries agreed to set up teams to resume stalled nuclear talks.
Mar 13, 2019 - UK Parliament rejects leaving the EU without a Brexit deal - Parliament says it doesn’t want a no-deal Brexit. Now it will vote on whether to ask the European Union for a delay, as Prime Minister Theresa May pushes for a third vote on her Brexit deal.
Feb 26, 2019 - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons.
03 Jan 03, 2019 - Far side of the moon: China's Chang'e 4 probe makes historic touchdown
Oct 06, 2018 - Kavanaugh Is Sworn In After Close Confirmation Vote in Senate - Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday by one of the slimmest margins in American history...
Sept 19, 2018 - North and South Korea Summit - North Korea said it would close a key missile test facility in the presence of "international experts" and potentially destroy its primary nuclear complex if the United States agrees to corresponding measures, South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced in a joint press conference with Kim Jong Un Wednesday. The two leaders made the announcement on the second day of a three-day summit, their third this year, as part of efforts with the U.S. to contain the threat of war on the Korean Peninsula.
Sept 16, 2018 - Trump Will Send “Presidential Alert” To Every Cell Phone In America On Thursday - The emergency communications drill will begin at 2:18 p.m. EDT through 2:20 p.m. EDT...The EAS [Emergency Alert System] is a national public warning system that provides the president with the communications capability to address the nation during a national emergency,” FEMA said in a statement... Note: The wireless emergency alert test was set to go out Thursday before FEMA announced it will be pushed back to Oct. 3