Malta police identify suspected journalist murder masterminds: report

Investigators have identified a group of at least three Maltese nationals who they believe masterminded the killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia 13 months ago, The Sunday Times of Malta reported on Sunday.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:05:30 -0500

UK PM May: Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 07:31:18 -0500

Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans pushed back to 2019 - government official

Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis have been stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programs only likely to be revisited following year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 07:23:12 -0500

Exclusive: U.S. shale firms offer $100 million to aid Texas, New Mexico

More than a dozen top U.S. energy companies have pledged $100 million toward easing stresses on health care, education and civic infrastructure from the shale oil and gas boom in West Texas and New Mexico, the group said on Sunday.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 07:07:53 -0500

APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:35:38 -0500

UK PM May says next seven days critical for Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday the next seven days in the Brexit process would be critical for the country's future.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:28:09 -0500

Threshold for triggering challenge to UK PM May has not yet been met lawmaker

The threshold for triggering a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May has not yet been met, the chairman of the committee in charge of Conservative Party leadership contests told BBC radio on Sunday.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:27:31 -0500

Former UK Brexit minister Raab says PM May must change course on Brexit deal

Britain's former Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday that Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was fatally flawed but she could still change course.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:27:11 -0500

Macron's popularity dips as French fuel tax revolt simmers

Emmanuel Macron's popularity took a further hit in recent weeks, according to a poll on Sunday, as fuel tax protests rumbled on across France in the latest sign of discontent with the president's economic reforms.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:24:56 -0500

Junior UK Brexit minister says changing leader would be futile distraction

Junior British Brexit minister Kwasi Kwarteng told the BBC on Sunday that toppling Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party would be a futile distraction.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 05:44:35 -0500

Scotland's Sturgeon says parliament should not endorse Brexit deal: BBC

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the BBC on Sunday that it would be a mistake and deeply irresponsible for parliament to endorse Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 05:42:52 -0500

Rain on the way as search for missing continues after California wildfires

Rain is on the way for fire-scorched and smoke-choked northern California, forecasters said on Sunday, as the search for the dead and missing continued after the state's most destructive wildfires.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 05:26:59 -0500

UK PM May says leadership challenge threshold not met 'as far as I know'

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that as far as she was aware, a formal challenge to her leadership had not yet gained enough support to trigger a confidence vote.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 05:13:22 -0500

Netanyahu in political showdown to avoid early Israeli election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would make a last-ditch effort on Sunday to avoid the collapse of a coalition government weakened by the resignation of his defense minister.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 05:09:59 -0500

UK Labour leader Corbyn: second Brexit referendum is for future, not today

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday that a second Brexit referendum was an option for the future rather than today.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 04:51:50 -0500

North Korea's new 'tactical' weapon test highlights military modernization

North Korea's claim last week that it had tested an unidentified "ultramodern tactical weapon" highlighted its desire to upgrade its conventional arms and reassure its military even as talks are under way to end its nuclear program, analysts said.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 03:20:37 -0500

Asia-Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique

A Chinese official said on Sunday that Asia-Pacific leaders could not issue the traditional communique at the end of the regional APEC forum, held in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 02:33:45 -0500

PNG PM says to release formal APEC statement at later date

Papua New Guinea will release a formal closing statement for the regional APEC forum in coming days, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Sunday, as the 21-member body was unable to agree on a leaders' statement for the first time in its history.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 02:33:11 -0500

French protesters rail against Macron's fuel taxes with road blocks

Thousands of French protesters hit out at higher fuel taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies in demonstrations across motorways on Saturday, sparking major logjams and several accidents, including a fatality at one road blockade.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 01:20:30 -0500

China says no developing country will fall into debt trap by cooperating with China

China's foreign ministry said on Sunday that no developing country would fall into a debt trap simply because of its cooperation with Beijing.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 01:14:24 -0500