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2018-12-06T20:08:40.886Z
US senators keen to punish Saudi crown prince but divided on tactics Mohammed bin Salman widely blamed for journalist’s murder, with three different measures being considered by Senate US senators, bent on punishing the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said on Thursday they want to vote next week to penalize Riyadh, but struggled to agree on how best to do so The Senate is expected to vote on the war powers resolution next week, but lawmakers have not yet agreed on how, or whether, it should be amended
2018-12-06T19:58:44.875Z
Reactions: Rami Malek celebrates his 'Bohemian Rhapsody' nomination, but has nothing to say about ousted director Bryan Singer Rami Malek talks about earning his third Golden Globe nomination but avoids commenting on the firing of his "Bohemian Rhapsody" director Bryan Singer. Kidman won two Golden Globes last year, for producing and starring in the HBO limited series Big Little Lies It was funny because I had said to myself: It doesn’t really matter in the big scheme of things Someone will call me if there’s a reason to call me
2018-12-06T19:58:40.599Z
Reactions: Rosamund Pike on Golden Globes perks — free coffee! — and how her second nod feels different The actress talks about how being nominated for "A Private War" compares to her first nomination for "Gone Girl." Directed by Matthew Heineman, the biopic sees Pike portraying Marie Colvin, the late war correspondent who went to great lengths to cover conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan in August before arriving on Netflix this fall, Bodyguard earned a series nomination in the TV drama category and an acting nod for Madden, who portrays Sgt Hi, Rachel, it’s Mark Olsen with the Los Angeles Times
2018-12-06T19:58:39.255Z
Reactions: Alfonso Cuarón weighs in on 'Roma's' three nominations and Netflix's theatrical push Alfonso Cuaron talks about his Golden Globe nominations for "Roma," Netflix's unique theatrical push for the film and just what kind of data he's getting from the streaming giant. Cuarón’s poetic, black-and-white story of a middle-class Mexican family and their beloved live-in nanny is in limited theatrical release now before airing on Netflix starting Dec. 14 The buddy comedy, starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, is a critical darling but has struggled to find its legs at the box office The first word that came to mind was ‘BOOM SHAKALAKA.’ Thank you to the HFPA! Read More
2018-12-06T19:46:17.291Z
Reactions: Richard E. Grant shares his strategy for selfies with actors he admires Richard E. Grant, nominated for "Can You Ever Forgive Me?," talks about his nomination, his female director being shut out and his plan for the big show. ‘Green Book’ offered a unique opportunity to embody a man with breadth, virtuosity and complexity Read on for their expressions of excitement in emailed statements and social-media posts Miller: We are here in beautiful, sunny London, England, on a promotional tour for the film We were in between interviews when we found out the news
2018-12-06T19:46:16.046Z
Arrest of finance chief sparks stockmarket crash and fears of a trade war The chief financial officer of Chinese firm Huawei could be extradited to the USA The US has imposed tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods since July and has threatened more hikes Read More Top news stories from Mirror Online UK on red alert for Russian spy attacks Headlock leaves woman with 'paralysis' Moment before teen shoots driver UC claimants won't get Xmas bonus
2018-12-06T19:31:39.850Z
Senate Confirms Trump Official as Consumer-Finance Regulator The Senate has approved Kathy Kraninger to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, putting a full-time Trump-appointed official in charge of the agency for the first time. Since Mr. Mulvaney took office in November last year, the bureau has taken 10 enforcement actions One simmering controversy involves past racial remarks by Eric Blankenstein, the bureau’s enforcement and fair lending chief, who remains in the post She has worked at the Department of Homeland Security and on Capitol Hill as an aide to Sen
2018-12-06T19:30:36.881Z
Reactions: 'Bodyguard' star Richard Madden talks about his Golden Globe nomination and those 'flattering' James Bond rumors A long way from Robb Stark and "Game of Thrones," Richard Madden talks about his Golden Globe-nominated role in the U.K. series "Bodyguard," which is also a contender in the drama series category. Weisz, a Golden Globe winner for The Constant Gardener, picked up the phone to talk about the film and her nomination The subject targets Bravo’s audience demographic, to be sure, but Britton’s performance helps elevate the piece from a routine woman-in-peril tale to something worth watching with full attention
2018-12-06T19:15:31.246Z
Reactions: Nicole Kidman on the 'terror' of 'Destroyer' and how her daughters reacted to her nod Nicole Kidman talks about the "terror" of playing the tough character at the center of "Destroyer" and how her husband Keith Urban reacted to the nomination. "He said to me this morning: 'You bled for this film.'" It was funny because I had said to myself: It doesn’t really matter in the big scheme of things The day would seem to be starting on a good note for you, right I felt like I owed it to Twitter to give them my first reaction WHAT Elsie Fisher (@ElsieKFisher) December 6, 2018 Read More
2018-12-06T19:15:30.061Z
Yes, Michelle Yeoh plans to wear the 'Crazy Rich Asians' ring to the Golden Globes "Crazy Rich Asians" star Michelle Yeoh, celebrating the film's two Golden Globe nominations, says she plans on sporting a special piece of jewelry perfect for the glitzy occasion: Eleanor’s bespoke emerald and diamond ring. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) Last year at the Golden Globes, the female-led HBO limited series Big Little Lies made a big splash Someone will call me if there’s a reason to call me The day would seem to be starting on a good note for you, right
2018-12-06T19:15:27.693Z
Russia’s global image slips, but seen gaining power Over the past decade, Russia has fought a war with neighbouring Georgia, annexed Crimea and fuelled an insurgency in eastern Ukraine, entered the war in Syria to definitely tilt the conflict in favour of Bashar al-Assad’s regime and been accused of attempting to meddle in the 2016 US election and attempting to assassinate a former spy in the UK using a chemical weapon But increased stature does not mean being better liked
2018-12-06T19:12:31.644Z
Deadly Russian submarine rushed to border as WW3 tensions reach BREAKING POINT A RUSSIAN sub has been spotted leaving a port from the Crimea on its way “to the Kerch Strait” where tensions have reached breaking point between Russia and Ukraine. Mr Moreno said it is likely that when NATO sends a surface ship, it will be escorted with one or two submarines for protection and surveillance He added: The Kilo class that Russia sent is probably out there right now Russia may have a wolf pack sitting there waiting to just go active and mess with them the entire trip
2018-12-06T19:10:21.186Z
Why 40% iPhone Discount Is Bad For Apple Six years ago, Apple earned a hefty gross margin of 71% on the iPhone. Thanks to its 40% iPhone discount, that margin has plunged to 13%. Apple can't make that up with more Services. Apple's past success flowed from a strategy of supplying customers superbly-designed hardware in well-established product categories -- charging a price premium of at least 40% over rival products In the meantime, taking 40% of the iPhone price is strategic suicide for a company that has defined its strategy for its entire history as the high-priced spread
2018-12-06T19:08:22.868Z
Pelosi says House will receive briefing on Khashoggi murder next week After a briefing with senators, the Trump administration will hold a meeting with a handful of House members, Pelosi said The Californian congresswoman, who is vying to reclaim the speaker's gavel in January, pledged over the weekend to pass the Dream Act with a Democratic House majority next session, providing the approximately 800,000 DACA recipients with a pathway to U.S. citizenship
2018-12-06T18:58:40.112Z
Joe Biden warns Trump leadership is ‘giving license to prejudice’ Mr Biden is mulling a third run for the White House saying he believes he is the most qualified person to be president in America At least 17 people died after the derailment CNA/AFP/Getty 48/50 20 October 2018 US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One after a Make America Great rally in Mesa, Arizona on October 19, 2018 The issues that we face as a country today are the issues that have been in my wheelhouse, that I've worked on my whole life
2018-12-06T18:56:41.300Z
Church causes controversy by locking up baby Jesus in a cage The three wise men placed behind a fence marked 'deportation' Instead, his speech was a promise to resist AP 41/50 27 October 2018 First responders surround the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a shooter opened fire, wounding three police officers and killing eleven AP 42/50 26 October 2018 Broward County Sheriff's office have released a photo of Cesar Sayoc, the suspect who was arrested in connection with the pipe bombs that have been sent to several high profile Democrats and critics of President Trump over the course of this week AP 43/50 25 October 2018 East Island in Hawaii has been swallowed by the sea following Hurricane Walaka US Fish and Wildlife Service 44/50 24 October 2018 Police officers stand outside the home of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after a functional explosive device was attemptedly delivered to the couple AP 45/50 23 October 2018 Turkey's President Erdogan today accused Saudi Arabia of plotting the 'savage' murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi AP 46/50 22 October 2018 Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison (C) delivers a national apology to child sex abuse victims in the House of Representatives in Parliament House in Canberra on October 22, 2018
2018-12-06T18:56:39.769Z
Father films daughter being forced to walk five miles to school to stop her bullying 'This is my small way of trying to stop [bullying] in my household,' the father says in the now-viral video Instead, his speech was a promise to resist AP 41/50 27 October 2018 First responders surround the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a shooter opened fire, wounding three police officers and killing eleven AP 42/50 26 October 2018 Broward County Sheriff's office have released a photo of Cesar Sayoc, the suspect who was arrested in connection with the pipe bombs that have been sent to several high profile Democrats and critics of President Trump over the course of this week AP 43/50 25 October 2018 East Island in Hawaii has been swallowed by the sea following Hurricane Walaka US Fish and Wildlife Service 44/50 24 October 2018 Police officers stand outside the home of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after a functional explosive device was attemptedly delivered to the couple AP 45/50 23 October 2018 Turkey's President Erdogan today accused Saudi Arabia of plotting the 'savage' murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi AP 46/50 22 October 2018 Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison (C) delivers a national apology to child sex abuse victims in the House of Representatives in Parliament House in Canberra on October 22, 2018
2018-12-06T18:56:37.414Z
Afghanistan's 'Little Messi' flees home The Taliban has reportedly threatened the boy, who went viral for making a football shirt out of a bag. The Taliban threats However, his family say they fear the fame has made him a Taliban target When I meet him, I will say, 'Salaam' and 'How are you?' Then he will reply saying thank you and be safe, and I will go with him to the pitch where he will play and I will watch him
2018-12-06T18:40:49.199Z
Senators grapple with ways to punish Saudis over Khashoggi death U.S. senators, bent on punishing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the ... The war has killed more than 10,000 people and created the world’s most urgent humanitarian crisis DEFYING TRUMP Fourteen Republicans, who hold a slim majority in the Senate and rarely break from the president, have already defied Trump and voted with Democrats in favor of moving ahead with the war powers resolution Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2018-12-06T18:34:33.161Z
Chinese Executive’s Arrest Sets Trump Priorities on a Collision Course The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, an executive at the Chinese company Huawei, could imperil trade talks. But it is part of the Trump administration’s efforts to contain China and Iran. Huawei and Ms. Meng are at the top of China’s corporate world, thrusting diplomatic and policy issues in the mix along with law enforcement priorities as the Trump administration weighs its next moves Is Arrested in Canada for Extradition to the U.S. Dec. 5, 2018 Advertisement
2018-12-06T18:19:40.639Z
UN humanitarian chief: It's not too late to save Yemen from apocalypse Rebuilding the war-shattered economy and creating jobs and livelihoods in Yemen is the work of decades, but it's time to begin, writes Mark Lowcock, United Nations undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator. Read More MUST WATCH Houthi FM: Only the US can end war in Yemen 18:06 Famines are rare in the modern world But it amounts to sustaining the life of a starving person for about 50 cents a day None of this is going to get better until it stops getting worse
2018-12-06T18:15:05.152Z
INF Treaty walked superpowers back from a Cold War nuclear showdown The Americans were prepared to ratchet up the arms race if negotiations failed. Even before it was signed, conservative Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer was calling the pact lopsidedly unfair at best, dangerously unrealistic at worst But a look back at the circumstances that brought the world’s most powerful enemies to the INF negotiating table in the first place may serve as a reminder that daunting, complicated geopolitical standoffs have been solved before
2018-12-06T18:02:40.596Z
Amal Clooney slams Donald Trump at UN dinner The Lebanese-British lawyer has represented several journalists imprisoned in Myanmar. At least 17 people died after the derailment CNA/AFP/Getty 48/50 20 October 2018 US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One after a Make America Great rally in Mesa, Arizona on October 19, 2018 Dr Ford said Mr Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her when they were in high school, an accusation
2018-12-06T17:58:04.456Z
Suicide bomber kills at least two in attack on southeast Iran... At least two policemen died and 48 people were injured in a rare suicide car bom... A year ago the group claimed responsibility for a blast at an oil pipeline in southern Khuzestan province As we’ve made clear in the past, such crimes won’t go unpunished, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2018-12-06T17:54:17.593Z
Three migrants find new life in Germany Ali Mohammad Rezaie does not celebrate his birthday because his Afghan parents n... A common interest in motorbikes deepened their friendship For some, though, the move to Germany has meant new freedom Haidar Darwish was dancing in Schwuz, one of Berlin’s oldest gay clubs, last year when Israeli student and drag queen Judy La Divana approached him and asked him to perform in her show Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2018-12-06T17:41:33.459Z
Senators wrestle with rebuke of Saudis for Khashoggi killing WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are considering multiple pieces of legislation to formally rebuke Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL' khahr-SHOHK'-jee). Momentum is building for a resolution that would call Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman "complicit" in the killing. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said Thursday that senators are looking at moving three measures — a resolution to condemn the crown prince for Khashoggi's murder, a bill to suspend arms sales to the kingdom and a resolution to curtail U.S. help for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The Senate is expected to vote next week on the Yemen resolution. WASHINGTON (AP) Senators are considering multiple pieces of legislation to formally rebuke Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL’ khahr-SHOHK’-jee) Momentum is building for a resolution that would call Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman complicit in the killing
2018-12-06T17:38:43.533Z
Reactions: 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' producers plan to celebrate in an English pub Chris Miller and Phil Lord talk about their nomination for best animated film for the upcoming release "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." The film directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman, and produced by Chris Miller and Phil Lord, among others is up for a statue in the animated motion picture category in advance of its theatrical release Friday The movie was also acknowledged in the director and screenplay categories (both for McKay), as well as best motion picture comedy or musical FULL COVERAGE: 2019 Golden Globe nominations And the nominees for original song are..
2018-12-06T17:38:26.522Z
Best celebrity reactions: Hugh Grant pops open the Vaseline and Spike Lee goes ‘BOOM SHAKALAKA’ Hugh Grant, Spike Lee, the cast of 'The Good Place' react to their Golden Globe nominations. From the mysteriously overlooked songs of Mary Poppins Returns to the unexpected recognition for Rosamund Pike and John C Madden, better known to American audiences as the late Robb Stark from Game of Thrones, plays David Budd, a PTSD-afflicted veteran of the war in Afghanistan who is assigned to protect a hawkish Home Secretary (Keeley Hawes, disappointingly not nominated) She, of course, was instrumental in sending troops to that region
2018-12-06T17:38:25.377Z
Going hungry in Yemen | Pictures | Reuters A nurse holds the hand of malnourished 2-month-old Jood Motaher two days before her death at a malnutrition treatment center in Sanaa, Yemen November 22, 2018. A survey of food security in Yemen has f REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi Close 7 / 15 Ali Yakya Ali, 5, suffering from severe acute malnutrition edematous, which causes an excessive amount of water fluid in the tissues, is seen in Saana, November 11, 2018 REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah Close 15 / 15 Share this Slideshow View Again View Next Yellow vest anger endures in France
2018-12-06T17:26:35.972Z
Reactions: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's' Rachel Brosnahan celebrates nomination while sightseeing in Prague Rachel Brosnahan talks about earning her second Golden Globe nomination after winning last year for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." This year began with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star winning the Golden Globe in the same category for the first season of her show Now, as 2018 draws to a close, she has been nominated for the second season, which debuted Wednesday on Amazon (George Kraychyk / Hulu) The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn FULL COVERAGE: 2019 Golden Globe nominations Read More
2018-12-06T17:25:38.111Z
Nigeria, Somalia: Africa's most terrorized countries in 2018 - Report Nigeria-based terrorist group, Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab in Somalia were also listed among the top four deadliest groups. In Nigeria, Fulani herdsmen were also responsible for major violence during th What the report said about Al-Shabaab Somalia recorded the largest increase in terrorism globally in 2017 As a country plagued with political instability, Somalia remains vulnerable to terrorism and an escalation of the already existing violent conflict
2018-12-06T17:03:32.277Z
Connie Britton's nomination for 'Dirty John' gives Bravo its first Golden Globe nod With Connie Britton’s Golden Globe nomination Thursday for "Dirty John," a first for Bravo, the network finds itself competing against Hollywood heavyweights HBO, Showtime and Netflix. Read More Dec. 6, 2018, 7:05 a.m. TV Nominees By Chris Barton Dec 06, 2018 | 7:05 AM 'Yes, ma'am': Hollywood Foreign Press Assn Instead, this year’s nominees for best director are Adam McKay (Vice), Alfonso Cuaron (Roma), Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), Peter Farrelly (Green Book) and Spike Lee BlacKkKlansman)
2018-12-06T16:38:55.062Z
US conducts 'extraordinary' flight over Ukraine in warning to Russia Department of Defense says flight is aimed at 'reaffirming commitment' to its allies The United States has said it has conducted an extraordinary flight over Ukraine amid escalating tensions between Kiev and Moscow In a statement released on Thursday, the Pentagon said the timing of the flight - undertaken as part of the Open Skies Treaty, was intended to reaffirm US commitment to Ukraine and other nations They all stand accused of illegally entering the territorial waters of Russia
2018-12-06T16:36:24.657Z
Trump appointee told official told not to condemn white nationalists after Charlottesville riots, emails show Trump blamed 'both sides' for violence at rally organised by far-right groups, which saw white supremacist kill counter-protestor with a car The flare-up came after a deadly Israeli special forces operation in the Gaza Strip, at the weekend, that left Hamas vowing revenge AFP/Getty 24/50 12 November 2018 Floral tributes outside Melbourne's Pellegrini's Cafe for Sisto Malaspina, after he was stabbed to death last Friday in an attack police have called an act of terrorism, in Australia Reuters 25/50 11 November 2018 Heads of states and world leaders attend ceremonies at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
2018-12-06T16:23:12.523Z
Yemen peace talks begin, as warring parties make new threats The opposing sides in Yemen's conflict started new direct discussions in Sweden on Thursday as a step towards calming violence and averting further humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country. MUST WATCH CNN reporter: Video is unimaginable in its horror 01:40 (CNN)The opposing sides in Yemen's conflict began direct talks in Sweden on Thursday as a step towards calming violence and averting further humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country The airport is a key route for UN officials and the international aid organizations operating in Houthi-held Yemen
2018-12-06T16:19:16.987Z
Reactions: Debra Messing on her nod and the 'Will & Grace' tradition of losing out on awards night Debra Messing talks about being the only cast member from NBC's "Will and Grace" revival to earn a Golden Globe nomination. She, of course, was instrumental in sending troops to that region FULL COVERAGE: 2019 Golden Globe nominations And the nominees for original song are.. The trophy will be given out starting with the 2019 ceremony On the TV side, ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ came out on top
2018-12-06T16:15:03.223Z
US-backed fighters enter major IS-held town in east Syria BEIRUT (AP) — An opposition activist and a war monitor say U.S.-backed Syrian fighters have broken through the defenses of the last area controlled by the Islamic State group in the country. Members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have been trying to take the town of Hajin and nearby villages in the eastern province of Deir el-Zour since Sept. 10 with little luck. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday that SDF fighters entered Hajin and now control parts of it. Members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have been trying to take the town of Hajin and nearby villages in the eastern province of Deir el-Zour since Sept The Observatory says since the fighting began nearly three months ago, 1,616 people have been killed including 827 IS gunmen, 481 SDF fighters and 308 civilians
2018-12-06T16:13:50.026Z
Military action results in growing terrorism, US should pull out of Afghanistan – US veteran Unlike 15 years ago, the Taliban is ready to talk with the US, which means peace is possible in Afghanistan, but now it depends on what the US will compromise on, anti-war activist and US military veteran Will Griffin said. So, this is a different Taliban that we are talking about 20 years ago I would actually counter that by saying that military action: bombs being dropped, killing massive amounts of innocent people, that is what is growing terrorism all over the Middle East, including South and West Asia
2018-12-06T16:04:20.353Z