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Johnson pledges transformative Brexit as nerves are rattled by UK polls

Johnson pledges transformative Brexit as nerves are rattled by UK polls

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was nervous about his narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of Thursday’s election but pledged to deliver a “transformative” Brexit that will allow lower immigration. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during the launch of a general campaign poster at the Kent Showground […]

Girl, 5, carries toddler half a mile in -35C with no shoes on after Alaska blackout | US News

Girl, 5, carries toddler half a mile in -35C with no shoes on after Alaska blackout | US News

Alone and frightened by an electricity blackout, a shoeless five-year-old child carried her younger sibling half a mile to a neighbour’s house in -35C (-31F). Alaska state troopers were called after welfare concerns were raised for the two children in Venetie, a village in the northwestern American state. The five-year-old and 18-month-year-old arrived at the […]

TV reporter smacked on bottom during live broadcast: ‘You violated, objectified, and embarrassed me’

TV reporter smacked on bottom during live broadcast: ‘You violated, objectified, and embarrassed me’

A TV reporter said she was left “violated” and “embarrassed” after being smacked on the bottom during a live broadcast. Alex Bozarjian, of WSAV News, was reporting roadside from a 10km race in Savannah, Georgia when a male participant ran up behind and struck her. Ms Bozarjian appeared visibly shocked in footage of the incident as […]

Tens of Thousands March in Hong Kong – Video

Tens of Thousands March in Hong Kong – Video

By THE NEW YORK TIMES | Dec. 8, 2019 | 0:41 Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong turned out on Sunday for the largest march in weeks, six months into the city’s most protracted unrest in decades. Related: article: Hong Kong Protests: Tens of Thousands Turn Out for Largest March in Weeks News

UK Labour’s McDonnell: I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign

UK Labour’s McDonnell: I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell attends a general election campaign event in Birmingham, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British opposition Labour Party’s John McDonnell said on Sunday he was worried that accusations of failing to tackle anti-Semitism had damaged his party’s election campaign. “I worry that this has […]

‘Nervous’ PM Johnson promises Brexit and less immigration ahead of election

‘Nervous’ PM Johnson promises Brexit and less immigration ahead of election

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was nervous about his narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of Thursday’s election but pledged to deliver a “transformative” Brexit on Jan. 31 that would allow lower immigration. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during the launch of a general campaign poster at […]

Thailand delays deporting family of Rakhine insurgent leader

Thailand delays deporting family of Rakhine insurgent leader

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will delay the deportation of the wife and children of the top commander of the Arakan Army insurgent group that is fighting Myanmar’s army while authorities carry out a full investigation, Thai officials said on Sunday. Hnin Zar Phyu, 38, the wife of Major General Tun Myat Naing, 41, their 11-year-old […]