Author: 0 British author whose poll prediction went wrong eats his own 'Brexit' book

Nope, we're not kidding. Matthew Goodwin , a politics and worldwide relations professor at the University of Kent in England, ate a portion of his own book on live television. "So, all I'm going to do is sit here and eat my book while you guys carry on", he told the news presenter. He then gave the camera a thumbs up as he ate a second section of the tome.

People About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan
Author: 0 About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

This was based on an unnamed U.S. official in Trump's administration . The announcement comes shortly after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis admitted that things weren't going well for US operations in the country. Trump World, the article said, has "blacklisted national security and defense leaders who publicly disagreed with Trump during the 2016 campaign". Why bring the authority back to the Pentagon? White House officials have been weighing the deployment of 3,000 to 5,000 more ...

Author: 0 Boris Johnson Denies Plot To Topple Tottering Theresa May

The Conservatives are in talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to form a minority government. French doesn't think Brexit didn't really influence the outcome of the election for the Conservatives. EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger said it could be possible to discuss closer ties between Britain and the EU than May had initially planned .

People Special counsel Robert Mueller meets with Senate leaders
Author: 0 Special counsel Robert Mueller meets with Senate leaders

The move by special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old investigation led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, the daily said in the report on Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Southwest Floridians await Trump Cuba announcement

While not a full reversal of Obama's historic Cuba rapprochement, Trump's recast USA policy hews closer to the hard line espoused by Cuban-American Republicans who derided Obama's 2014 policy as a capitulation. Embassy in Havana, which reopened in August 2015, will remain as a full-fledged diplomatic outpost. By 2016, Obama had ended certain restrictions on imports from Cuba, namely the US$100 limit on cigars and rum, two of the country's main exports, as well as eased the travel ban ...

People Special Counsel Mueller Investigating Possible 'Money Laundering by Trump Associates'
Author: 0 Special Counsel Mueller Investigating Possible 'Money Laundering by Trump Associates'

Under Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' deputy, Rod Rosenstein , not the president - though those regulations could theoretically be set aside. But Thursday's comments come less than 24 hours after the President urged unity after the shooting. But after the evidence of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey last week, Mr Gingrich said he had changed his mind.

Author: 0 Former PM Major: May's DUP deal is risk to Northern Ireland peace

While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a so-called hard Brexit - including the potential loss of an open border with the Republic of Ireland - and the talks were likely to touch on efforts to minimise the potential damage to Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

Hammond will use part of his speech to set out how the Treasury will ensure that infrastructure projects and business start-ups that now get support from European Union funds will be able to get support instead from United Kingdom institutions after Brexit.

People Virginia shooting suspect's wife addresses media
Author: 0 Virginia shooting suspect's wife addresses media

The FBI has contacted the congressmen to inform them of their inclusion on the list. Though no other legal problems are listed in St. Clair County, which includes Belleville, since 2011, Hodgkinson did come to the attention of local law enforcement as recently as last spring.

People Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire
Author: 0 Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire

According to media reports, the cladding had a plastic core and was similar to that used by high-rise buildings in France, the United Arab Emirates and Australia, which had also suffered fires that spread. 'Prince Philip and I would like to pay tribute to the bravery of firefighters and other emergency services officers who put their own lives at risk to save others.

Author: 0 Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy

The president added that his administration will expose the crimes of the Castro regime. "(Trump's) objective is to support the Cuban people by driving U.S visitors to small business they own so they can become independent of regime", the Florida Republican tweeted Friday.

People Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital
Author: 0 Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

Jack Sava , the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Centre, told reporters on Friday. The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. "As we pray and as we wait, more detailed descriptions of the heroic actions of the Capitol Police continue to emerge", McCarthy said in a statement.

Author: 0 Congress debates more security after shooting

He remains in critical condition. In his speech in Miami Friday, President Trump called for unity in the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting at a GOP baseball practice. "It's been much more hard than people even thought at that time", President Trump said of Scalise. In a statement released Thursday morning, his family said Mika was shot in the chest and arm and suffered massive trauma, the Detroit News reports .

Author: 0 Simon Cowell to announce charity single for London fire victims

London police said an investigation, led by a detective from its homicide and major crime unit, would examine whether criminal offences had been committed although they said there was nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately. So far it has been confirmed that 17 people died when fire rapidly engulfed a 24-floor residential tower where between 400 and 600 people lived. Local residents have accused police of hiding the true toll.

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who Reunited Germany, Dies at 87

Kohl led Germany for 16 years - from 1982 to 1998. Labour former prime minister Tony Blair said: "He was a giant of European as well as German politics, a true statesman and someone who combined practical politics with genuine vision". "We mourn his loss today, even as we know his remarkable life will inspire future generations of leaders to dare and achieve greatly", Bush said in a statement .

Author: 0 United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise had surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg, "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time". "We saw courage in the face of death, and we saw examples of why all Americans should be grateful every day for law enforcement officers around this country".

People No consensus unless govt gives a name: Congress on Prez poll
Author: 0 No consensus unless govt gives a name: Congress on Prez poll

Both sides appeared to be getting ready for a contest and are likely to announce their candidates after the formality of discussions between the government and Opposition is over. With no name proposed by the government, Mr Yechury said, the parleys looked "more like a public relation exercise" of meeting opposition parties. "And why should they?" The BJP leaders who met Sonia Gandhi sought her party's cooperation in the presidential polls to be held on July 17.

Author: 0 Tillerson cancels trip to Mexico to work on Qatar crisis

Saudi relations with Qatar have always been strained. At the same time, Washington's position remains uncertain and Qatar's royal family sees no need to capitulate, he said . Speaking on Qatar's $12bn deal with the USA to buy F-15 fighter jets, Cavusoglu said "just like other country, like Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt .it is natural for Qatar to buy airplanes or parts necessary for its own defence".

People Dreaded ISIS chief al-Baghdadi may have been killed: Russian Federation
Author: 0 Dreaded ISIS chief al-Baghdadi may have been killed: Russian Federation

The ISIS leader last released an audio recording on November 3, urging his followers to keep up the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul and counter a major US -backed Iraqi military offensive against the city that began weeks later. Al-Obeidi is not a member. The strike is believed to have killed several other senior leaders of the group, as well as about 30 field commanders and up to 300 of their personal guards, the Russian statement said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice

During testimony before the U.S. Senate on June 8, Comey said Trump asked him to "let Flynn go", but stopped short of calling the request obstruction. The New York Times also reported that Mueller was seeking interviews with the three officials. "If I had nothing to hide and someone wanted to investigate , I would say, 'Go ahead, do your thing, I don't care, because you won't find anything, '" said Younger, a Democrat who imports jewelry supplies.

People Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team
Author: 0 Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team

Russia will not extradite US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden to the United States , because the whistleblower is not a criminal, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with US moviemaker Oliver Stone .

People CHART: US crude oil inventories are still above historic norms
Author: 0 CHART: US crude oil inventories are still above historic norms

Global factors include the fact that South Africa imports both crude oil and finished products at a price set at the worldwide level, including shipping costs. Brent for August settlement was $1.69 lower at $48.43 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. In December, it was the first time since 2001 that OPEC and some of its rivals had reached a deal to jointly reduce output to tackle the global oil glut.

Author: 0 Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile

Five of the officer's seven shots struck Mr Castile. March 3: Castile's girlfriend is charged with felony assault for allegedly hitting a woman in the head with a hammer. That connection to OITNB may especially resonate with those who may not feel particularly affected by the Castile verdict, or may not understand the implications, but have seen OITNB and watched the fallout from Poussey's murder in Season 5 .

Author: 0 Homeowner held escaped inmates at gunpoint

After the convicts left in the couple's black Jeep Cherokee auto, the man and woman managed to escape and call police. The other prisoners on the bus Tuesday were taken to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office and put on another corrections department bus.