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Britain's May seeks to cut deal on future EU ties in Brussels

Britain's May seeks to cut deal on future EU ties in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Brussels on Wednesday to attempt to agree a blueprint of Britain’s post-Brexit ties with the European Union, which the bloc’s diplomats said was being held up by disagreements over Gibraltar, fisheries and trade. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street via […]

Nigeria: 'Transition Hours' – President Jonathan Writes Back

Nigeria: 'Transition Hours' – President Jonathan Writes Back

opinion “There was no bitterness in him after he left power. He did not look back. He did not look down. Instead he looked up and after looking up, he looked forward and went on pressing ahead. That forward movement has resulted in this work of statecraft and statesmanship of which I am privileged to […]

Saudi royals wait for Trump's next move after journalist's murder

Saudi royals wait for Trump's next move after journalist's murder

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The leaders of Saudi Arabia seemed on Monday to be waiting for President Trump to make the next move. On Saturday the U.S. leader again stressed the importance of the Saudi relationship, calling the Islamic kingdom a “truly spectacular ally.” Over the weekend U.S. officials confirmed to CBS news that the […]

Latest US Rhodes scholar class includes more women than ever

Latest US Rhodes scholar class includes more women than ever

Philip Marcelo and Deepti Hajela, Associated Press Updated 11:52 am PST, Sunday, November 18, 2018 BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of American Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday the 32 students selected to start classes next fall include 21 women, and that almost half of this […]

UPDATE 1-US allies counter China with alternative electricity plan for PNG

UPDATE 1-US allies counter China with alternative electricity plan for PNG

A local sits at a bus stop displaying a China Aid emblem and an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) banner in central Port Moresby, the capital city of the poorest nation in the 21-member APEC group, in Papua New Guinea, November 15, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray PORT MORESBY (Reuters) – The United States, Australia, New Zealand […]

Argentine Submarine That Vanished With 44 Aboard Is Found, Navy Says

Argentine Submarine That Vanished With 44 Aboard Is Found, Navy Says

BUENOS AIRES — An Argentine military submarine has been found deep in the Atlantic Ocean almost a year to the day after it disappeared with 44 crew members aboard, the Argentine Navy said early Saturday. The submarine, the San Juan, was located almost 2,600 feet below the ocean’s surface by a private company that the […]

For decades, the kilogram was based on a hunk of metal. The world just redefined it using quantum physics.

For decades, the kilogram was based on a hunk of metal. The world just redefined it using quantum physics.

By Sarah Kaplan | The Washington Post Humanity is on the verge of a weighty achievement. On Friday, representatives of more than 60 nations will convene in Versailles, France, to approve a new definition for the kilogram. Since the 19th century, scientists have based their definition of the fundamental unit of mass on a physical […]

US Trade Representative said to tell business executives next China tariffs on hold

US Trade Representative said to tell business executives next China tariffs on hold

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping make joint statements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Nov. 9, 2017. The top American trade negotiator for the White House has reportedly told some industry executives that the next group of tariffs on China are on hold. The Financial […]

Witness at El Chapo Trial Gives Master Class on Sinaloa Cartel

Witness at El Chapo Trial Gives Master Class on Sinaloa Cartel

Mr. Zambada recalled that he first met Mr. Guzmán in 2001, only hours after the kingpin escaped from the Puente Grande prison. That day, Mr. Zambada told the jury, he helped his brother — known as Mayo, a diminutive of Ismael — arrange a helicopter to swoop down and ferry Mr. Guzmán to safety. Ismael […]

Brexit negotiations latest

Brexit negotiations latest

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