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January 13, 2019 11:30 AM UK parliament will act to stop no deal Brexit: pro-EU party leader

LONDON (Reuters) - The British parliament will act to stop a no deal Brexit from happening, Vince Cable, the leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats, said on Sunday. The Sunday Times, citing a senior government source, reported that rebel lawmakers were planning to wrest control of the legislative agenda away from Prime Minister Theresa May next week with a view to suspending 155

December 16, 2018 10:51 PM Car blast kills nine in Syrian city near Turkey border

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin, in the latest such attack in towns under control of Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebel sources said. They said the blast came from a detonated car parked close to the busy market in the city only days after 93

November 25, 2018 3:16 AM Hugh Hefner’s iconic silk pajamas are up for auction

Playboy pooh-bah Hugh Hefner’s iconic pipe, silk pajamas and smoking jacket are up for sale next week as items from the raunchy rebel’s personal collection go under the hammer in La La Land. Auction lots range from Hef’s personal stack of Playboys, which could fetch up to $40,000, to the signature smoking jacket ($3,000–$5,000) and silk pajamas ($1,000–$2,000). A carved 110

November 24, 2018 2:12 PM US, Britain mourn loss of Syrian activists

In this photo undated photo released by the Syrian anti-government activist group Kafranbl News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a portrait of the anti-Syrian government activist Raed Fares, who was also a vocal critic of Islamic militants, killed on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, by gunmen with his colleague 196

November 21, 2018 7:55 AM Cows with or without horns? Swiss to vote on Sunday

PERREFITTE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Switzerland votes this Sunday on an issue of national importance that has divided the Alpine country - whether to subsidize farmers who let their cows’ and goats’ horns grow naturally. The referendum on preserving the “dignity of livestock” was initiated by farmer Armin Capaul, 66, a self-described rebel. He says that “listening 85

November 19, 2018 7:39 AM UK Conservative lawmaker says PM May faces day of reckoning on Monday

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a day of reckoning on Monday as mutinous lawmakers try to trigger a no confidence vote over their opposition to her draft European Union divorce deal, a rebel member of her Conservative Party said. “This is absolutely the day at which we stand at the bar of history on this,” Simon Clarke told the BBC, adding 87

November 17, 2018 5:28 PM London bridges blocked by environment protest, 70 arrested

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they arrested more than 70 people at an environmental protest on Saturday, after demonstrators blocked five bridges across the River Thames in central London. Organizers of the ‘Extinction Rebellion’ event said they wanted to put pressure on Britain’s government to take greater action to slow climate change and eliminate 83

November 16, 2018 5:28 AM Billy Idol becomes US citizen, holds flag as he takes oath

Billy Idol became a U.S. citizen on Wednesday in Los Angeles, holding the American flag as he took the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tweeted out a collage of images of the 62-year-old rock star in the ceremony. “It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony,” the USCIS wrote in a punny tweet. “Congratulations 146

November 16, 2018 2:43 AM Actress Rebel Wilson loses bid to keep most of her defamation payout

Rebel Wilson said she was glad she'd stood up to "a bully" despite losing her bid Friday to keep most of the record payout awarded to her in her defamation case against an Australian magazine. The actress had sued Woman's Day magazine last year over a series of articles in 2015 that she said had painted her as someone who'd lied about her real name, age and childhood 91

November 11, 2018 12:58 AM Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline hit by new bomb attack

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday it was mounting another cleanup operation after a bomb attack on the Cano Limon pipeline. The attack is the 78th this year on the 485-mile (780-km) pipeline, which has been out of service for much of 2018 because of bombings and illegal taps. The pipeline, which can transport 106