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Source: Common Domain

Brexit Brief: May to ask for delay despite EU’s hardened stance

Today 09:55 GMT

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Brussels to delay Britain’s scheduled exit from the European Union, despite senior EU officials casting doubts over whether an extension to the timetable can be agreed.

Ministers expect the Prime Minister to ask for the planned Brexit date to be moved out to June 30, with an option of requesting a longer delay left on the table. If a long extension is agreed, the U.K. would have to take part in the European elections in May and continue its role in EU decision making.

Source: The Guradian

New Zealand foreign minister to confront Erdo?an over video of Christchurch attack

Today 09:55 GMT

New Zealand’s foreign minister is travelling to Istanbul, where he will confront the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, over his decision to use footage of the Christchurch terrorist attack at his election rallies, alongside threats that Turkey will make those responsible “pay for it”.

Turkish state-run media portrayed Peters’ visit in a different light, suggesting the New Zealand foreign minister was coming at the invitation of the Turkey’s vice president, Fuat Oktay, and the foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu, both of whom visited New Zealand following the terror attacks.

Source: Fox News

Laura Ingraham: Dems are playing the radicalization Olympics but they may never win the White House gold medal

Today 09:55 GMT

And by the way, she was an upstate New York pro-gun rights, pro-deportation for illegals moderate before she set her sights on the radicalization Olympics.

The radicalization Olympics is going to be a lot of fun to watch as the candidates elbow each other out of the way and contort themselves into positions they rejected just a few years ago in order to placate the new mob today. But for all their scary talk of Donald Trump destroying our institutions, these fanatics, if given a chance, are perfectly willing to burn them all down for political advantage.

Source: The Week

Joe Biden is about to ruin his reputation

Today 09:55 GMT

It seems pretty clear Joe Biden is going to run for president, joining the roughly Graham's Number of declared Democratic candidates so far.

As a former vice president, Biden is now part of the global oligarchy, complete with preposterous speaking fees and an extensive entourage, and from that perspective one last run for president probably sounds like a topping idea. It seems pretty clear Joe Biden is going to run for president, joining the roughly Graham's Number of declared Democratic candidates so far.

Source: Fox News

Trump's booming economy has 2020 Dems struggling to find negative spin

Today 09:55 GMT

Have claimed in some form that the workers are struggling in the economy that has so far defied odds with a record-low unemployment rate.

Yet 2020 Democrats appear to have learned from the episode avoid directly linking people holding more than one job to the low unemployment rate.

Source: DW

Donald Tusk welcomes push for Brexit extension, with a key condition

Today 08:05 GMT

President of the European Council Donald Tusk said on Wednesday an extension of the Article 50 process is possible if the UK votes to approve the twice-rejected Brexit deal.

It will be conditional on a positive on the Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons," Tusk said in a press conference. "Although Brexit fatigue is increasingly visible and justified we can not give up seeking, until the very last moment, a positive solution.

Source: Fox News

CNN’s Don Lemon, April Ryan get defensive over not praising ‘war hero’ John McCain during 2008 election

Today 09:55 GMT

CNN anchor Don Lemon and political analyst April Ryan were put on the spot by a GOP commentator for their recent praise for “war hero” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. The deceased Republican has been the target of renewed attacks by President Donald Trump on Twitter and to reporters at the White House over the senator’s handling of the Steele dossier as well as his infamous thumbs down vote that derailed the “skinny repeal” of Obamacare in 2017.

Source: Reuters

Numbers game: How Thailand's election system favors pro-army parties

Today 09:55 GMT

Thailand goes to the polls on Sunday under a new system that critics say the military government has devised to prevent the most popular political party, which has won every election since 2001, from returning to power.

If no coalition can agree on prime minister, the new constitution also allows for an “outside” prime minister who is not a member of parliament.

Source: The Guradian

Reparations: Democrats renew debate over how to heal the legacy of slavery

Today 09:55 GMT

“But trying to move the nation in the moral direction, so even if there is at any given moment a low degree of support for doing the right thing, true political leadership would mean that one would promote doing the right thing and try to bring public sentiment along.”

But, they argued, the root causes remain clear: “The inequities outlined herein have a direct correlation to the legacy of slavery and the turbulent aftermath of Reconstruction, both of which shaped not only the racial climates of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as the socioeconomic landscape of our nation.”

Source: Global News

Conservatives force as many as 257 votes as opposition parties protest shutdown of SNC-Lavalin probe

Today 09:55 GMT

Members of Parliament were bracing Wednesday for an all-night voting marathon as opposition parties protested the Trudeau government’s efforts to shut down any further investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair.

That set the stage for a Conservative-sponsored filibuster, requiring 257 separate votes on items in the government’s spending estimates. The voting could theoretically last 36 hours, but the Conservatives have only to keep it going until just after 10 a.m.

Source: Global News

Trump’s ex-communications director Hope Hicks to share docs with House Democrats: reports

Today 09:55 GMT

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to turn over documents requested by the Democrat-majority House Judiciary Committee as part of an investigation into potential obstruction of justice by U.S. President Donald Trump.

WATCH: Trump’s former communications director Hope Hicks spotted on Air Force One. Trump is yet to comment on the reports of Hicks’ willingness to turn over the documents requested by the judiciary committee.

Source: Fox News

Tucker Carlson: Democrats want to change American institutions so they can regain power - whatever it takes

Today 09:55 GMT

When the founders of this country designed the American Republic, something we're grateful for obviously, not everyone was impressed by it at the time.

At some point, they believed, unscrupulous politicians would come to power, change the rules in their favor and establish a one-party state.

Source: Fox News

AOC stars in GOP congressional ad: 'Bless her heart, she has some terrible ideas'

Today 09:55 GMT

"Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: she has the media, she has the followers, but bless her heart, she has some terrible ideas," Nix says. "Guaranteeing government jobs for some, while killing small-town jobs for others.

Less than three months after taking office, New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose favorability numbers have plummeted in some recent polls,  is already front and center in a GOP congressional candidate's upcoming campaign advertisement.

Source: Fox News

WATCH: College Students Say Ocasio-Cortez, Not Pelosi, Is Face of Democratic Party

Today 09:55 GMT

Students were asked: “Between Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who do you view as the face of the Democrat Party?”

On "Fox & Friends" Wednesday, Phillips, Campus Reform's media director, said students responded "time after time" that Ocasio-Cortez is now the face of the Democratic Party. Phillips offered several possibly explanations why, including that many young people feel like they can relate to the 29-year-old political newcomer, who has a massive social media following.

Source: Fox News

Rep. Ilhan Omar's 'anti-Semitic tropes' prompt Jewish New York Dem to apologize to constituents

Today 09:55 GMT

U.S. Rep. Max Rose, a Jewish New York Democrat in his first term in Congress, apologized to visibly frustrated constituents at a town hall in Staten Island on Tuesday for not "protecting them" from fellow freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar's repeated use of "anti-Semitic tropes."

Omar Jamal, a Somali community activist, told the Washington Post that he has been in touch with Jewish community leaders about Omar.

Source: Global News

Death toll rises to 64 after Zimbabwe hit by cyclone

Monday 07:08 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Rose McGowan: ‘Being sexually assaulted threw a wrench in my thinking'

Sunday 14:28 GMT
Source: Reuters

The curious case of tainted milk from a Maine dairy farm

Tuesday 17:15 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Warner Bros chairman-CEO resigns after sexual impropriety allegations

Monday 19:05 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Baselworld Preview: Three Retro Sport Watches Pair Performance with Vintage Flair

Monday 19:05 GMT
Source: Fox News

Nunes sues Twitter, some users, seeks over $250M alleging anti-conservative 'shadow bans,' smears

Monday 22:45 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Fantasy or transformation New York’s $25bn Hudson Yards set to open

Thursday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

U.K. Property Prices Rising at Slowest Rate in Almost Six Years

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: Global News

Federal budget makes it easier for working seniors to keep more of their money, get CPP

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

What ‘Fed drift’ says about how the stock market behaves around policy meetings

Wednesday 12:40 GMT
Source: Global News

Study finds rise in millennial perfectionism, parents and social media blamed

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Global News

Facebook to review ‘reporting logic’ after New Zealand shootings were streamed live

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump calls on UAW to lower workers' dues during visit to Lima, Ohio, tank plant

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: BBC

Social media 'changed the game' for poets

Today 09:55 GMT

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte