Home / World (page 1090)

World

Fiscal Board asks court to annul 6 billion dollars of Puerto Rico balloon debt

The Monitoring Committee set up by Congress to deal with Puerto Rico's tax crisis required a federal court to invalidate $ 6 billion of the island's government bond, estimated at nearly $ 74 billion. Seven members – created by the 2016 Puerto Rico Monitoring, Management and Economic Stability Act, called PROMESA – submitted a proposal to the federal judge who …

Read More »

Brexit: Updates as MPs reject withdrawal deal

Brexit: Updates as MPs reject withdrawal deal – BBC News <! – <! – <! – <! – <! – Summary MPs reject the EU withdrawal agreement It is defeated by 432 votes to 202 Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn tables a motion of no confidence in the government That will be debated on Wednesday The EU says it regrets the …

Read More »

UK Prime Minister Theresa May suffers devastating defeat on key Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat on Tuesday when Parliament very strongly rejected its Brexit agreement with the European Union – a defeat that puts Brexit's future in doubt and intensifies calls to Mays ousters through a general election. Mays withdrawal agreement was voted down 432-202, the biggest for a House of Commons prime minister. May was …

Read More »

Theresa Bay's Brexit deal was defeated by the record margin: What happens now?

In a devastating blow to British Prime Minister Theresa May, the British Parliament rejected a bill on Tuesday listing the terms of the United Kingdom's readmission from the European Union – more than two years after its historic 2016 referendum which resulted in the decision to resign House of Commons voted 432-202 against the deal, said to be the biggest …

Read More »

CERN Unveils Design for the 62-Mile-Round Atom Smasher More Powerful Than the Large Hadron Collider

A concept of the Future Circular Colliders' route. Graphic: CERN A scientific collaboration has released a concept design for the Large Hadron Collider's successor, an enormous new experiment that would sit inside a hundred kilometers ( 62-mile tunnel. The design concept consists of two Future Circular Colliders, the first which would begin operation in 2040. The ambitious experiments would hunt …

Read More »

Trump wants to lift sanctions related to a Russian oligarch. Here's why

Senate Democrats are expected to force a vote at the Trump administration from lifting sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The sanctions relief requires the Russian billionaire, who has ties to President Vladimir Putin, to divest himself of large corporate ownership stakes, including a controlling interest in the world's second largest aluminum production company, Rusal. Sen. …

Read More »

Arctic blast led to Alabama late this weekend

The coldest air in winter is expected to arrive at Alabama by the weekend. Temperatures may fall into single numbers in northern Alabama late Sunday to Monday morning, with teens and 20s expecting all the way into southern Alabama, according to the National Weather Service. And there may be a snowflake or two thrown into the mix late Saturday too, …

Read More »

Italy gets its first Mormon temple – in Rome not far from the Vatican

While the sprouts of the building do not reach the height of Peter's 450-meter-high dome, the Pope's new neighbors hope that their temple will also become a place of pilgrimage for spiritual seekers. Elder Ronald Rasband, one of 12 men known as apostles who govern the Church of Mormon, says that the election of Rome is based on its history …

Read More »

Al-Shabab claims responsibility for terrorist attack on the exclusive Kenyan hotel complex

Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab has held responsibility for an attack in an exclusive hotel complex in Kenya's capital on Monday which sent people escape from the scene shortly after explosions and gunfire erupted and left a number of people dead. [19659002] A group of armed attackers stormed the complex in the Nairobi Westland neighborhood, which includes a large hotel called …

Read More »