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Queen sends Brexit message to UK politicians: end your bickering

Queen sends a Brexit message to UK politicians: end your bickering

Queen Elizabeth has sent a delicately coded message to Britain's fractious political class over Brexit, urging lawmakers to seek common ground and keep their eyes on the big picture to resolve the crisis.

U.S. senators urge Pompeo to press for release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

U.S. senators urge Pompeo to press for release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

Eleven Republican and Democratic U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump's administration to "use all tools at your disposal," including imposing more economic sanctions, to ensure "the immediate, unconditional" release of two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar.

May urges parliament to back her on Brexit tells Britons 'I'm on your side'

May urges parliament to back her on Brexit, tells Britons 'I'm on your side'

Prime Minister Theresa May made an impassioned appeal to MPs to support her on Wednesday after the European Union said it could only grant her request to delay Brexit for three months if parliament next week backed her plans for leaving.

'I am your mother now': New Zealand mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

'I am your mother now': New Zealand mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

Husna Ahmed was 19 when she arrived in New Zealand from Bangladesh on her wedding day. Waiting to meet her was Farid, the man she would marry in a few hours, as their families had agreed.

Make the most of your lives rescued Thai cave boys told

Make the most of your lives, rescued Thai cave boys told

The head of a Thai navy SEAL diving team that helped lead 12 boys and their soccer coach through a flooded cave complex to safety urged the boys on Thursday to "make the most" of their lives and be a force for good.

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial

A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run Cuba's cultural sector under a controversial new decree.

How much does your government spy on you? U.N. may rank the snoopers

How much does your government spy on you? U.N. may rank the snoopers

A U.N. human rights expert has published a draft list of questions to measure countries' privacy safeguards, a first step toward ranking the governments that are potentially doing the most snooping on their own citizens.

'Hold your nerve on Brexit' Theresa May to tell British lawmakers

UK's May seeks more time to find Brexit deal, tells lawmakers: Hold your nerve

Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the British parliament.

'Where are your manners Mr President?' asks UK minister after May criticism

'Where are your manners, Mr President?' asks UK minister after May criticism

A junior minister in Prime Minister Theresa May's government asked Donald Trump: "Where are your manners, Mr President?" after the U.S. leader criticized her Brexit strategy in an interview published during his visit to Britain.

Transgender guitarist strikes a different note in conservative Malaysia

Transgender guitarist strikes a different note in conservative Malaysia

Shika Corona strums her guitar on a Kuala Lumpur stage, the crowd dancing as she launches into a chorus, "Gender doesn't lie between your thighs!"

'I am your mother now': NZ mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

'I am your mother now': New Zealand mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

Husna Ahmed was 19 when she arrived in New Zealand from Bangladesh on her wedding day. Waiting to meet her was Farid, the man she would marry in a few hours, as their families had agreed.

Washington asks Russia: Where's your proof ex-U.S. marine is a spy?

Washington asks Russia: Where's your proof ex-U.S. marine is a spy?

The United States on Friday asked why Russia had not provided any evidence to back up its accusation that Paul Whelan, a detained former U.S. marine, was a spy, a day after Whelan alleged he was being mistreated by a "kangaroo court."

UK's May seeks more time to find Brexit deal tells lawmakers: Hold your nerve

UK's May seeks more time to find Brexit deal, tells lawmakers: Hold your nerve

Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the British parliament.

Queen sends a Brexit message to UK politicians: end your bickering

Queen sends a Brexit message to UK politicians: end your bickering

Queen Elizabeth has sent a delicately coded message to Britain's fractious political class over Brexit, urging lawmakers to seek common ground and keep their eyes on the big picture to resolve the crisis.

Make your Brexit mind up: EU leader's Xmas wish for May

Make your Brexit mind up: EU leader's Xmas wish for May

If Britons would just make their minds up about what they want for Brexit, the European Union will help make it happen, one EU leader said in a light-hearted tweet as a pre-Christmas summit got under way.

Hold onto your hats: Princess Eugenie marries in grand UK royal wedding

Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter marries in Gatsbyesque splendor

Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain's second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch's granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksbank.

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