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January 14, 2019 8:10 AM UK trade minister Fox says no Brexit deal is default government policy

LONDON (Reuters) - The default policy of the British government is to leave the European Union on March 29 without any deal if Prime Minister Theresa May cannot get an agreement through parliament, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said on Monday. “The government will want to leave with a deal but the government will want to prepare for no deal if it’s impossible 146

January 6, 2019 6:52 PM USS Cole bomber died in Yemen air strike

Jamal al-Badawi, the al-Qaeda militant behind the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, died in a US air strike, President Donald Trump has confirmed. "Our great military has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly attack," Mr Trump said. Seventeen US sailors were killed and at least 40 people were wounded in the attack on the US destroyer 112

January 1, 2019 8:17 PM The Latest: Manchester police quiz alleged knife attacker

Police at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018 after a man had stabbed three people. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains 112

December 28, 2018 4:40 PM Amos Oz, author who chronicled Israel's struggles, dead at 79

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Amos Oz, Israel’s best-known author and an outspoken supporter of a two-state solution to its conflict with the Palestinians, died of cancer at the age of 79 on Friday, his daughter said. Over a 50-year career, Oz chronicled his country’s rise from the ashes of the Holocaust and its struggles - among Jews and Arabs, secularists 118

December 26, 2018 5:56 PM Alleged leader of Chinese consulate attack in Pakistan reported killed

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - One of the alleged masterminds of an attack by a Pakistani separatist group on the Chinese consulate in Karachi last month has been killed along with five associates, the insurgent group said on Wednesday. The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), which opposes projects linked to China’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative in resource-rich 99

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 110

December 1, 2018 8:13 PM Overturning Napoleon-era rights, France bans smacking kids

PARIS (Reuters) - Members of the French parliament voted in favor of a ban on parents smacking their children, falling into line with the majority of European Union member states, although there will be no punishment for breaking the law. The civil code will be updated to state that parental authority must be exercised without violence and that parents 88

November 26, 2018 7:08 AM Somali Extremists Killed an Islamic Leader and Over a Dozen Followers at a Sufi Shrine

(NAIROBI, Kenya) — A prominent Islamic leader and at least 17 of his followers have been killed by extremists in an attack in Somalia’s northern city of Galkayo, say police. Early Monday two suicide bombers exploded in front of the preacher’s residence, which is also a Sufi shrine, and then four gunmen stormed the building and opened fire, said Ahmed 97

November 23, 2018 9:05 AM South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life

HONGCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - For most people, prison is a place to escape from. For South Koreans in need of a break from the demands of everyday life, a day in a faux jail is the escape. “This prison gives me a sense of freedom,” said Park Hye-ri, a 28-year-old office worker who paid $90 to spend 24 hours locked up in a mock prison. Since 2013, the “Prison 91

November 23, 2018 4:41 AM Texas man kills woman in front of 3 kids in attempted murder-suicide, police say

A Texas man fatally shot his wife while their three children watched Thursday morning and then shot himself in an apparent suicide attempt, police said. Daryl Stegall, 32, began pounding on the Lewisville apartment door of Kishana Jeffers, 30, around 11 a.m., the Dallas Morning News reported. Stegall, who does not live in the apartment, kicked in the door when he wasn’t 71