Brexit: Amber Rudd urges MPs to ‘forge a consensus’

Image copyright Getty Images MPs across the political divide should “abandon outrage” and attempt to “forge a consensus” over Brexit, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has said. In the Daily Mail, Ms Rudd wrote: “Brexit is in danger of getting stuck”. It comes after the PM’s bid to make her Brexit deal more acceptable to MPs suffered a blow ...

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Federal Judge Rules Obamacare is Unconstitutional 

A federal judge ruled Friday evening that Obamacare is unconstitutional and must be overturned. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Conner said the law is invalid because Congress struck down the individual mandate. “The court … declares the Individual Mandate UNCONSTITUTIONAL,” he wrote in his judgment. “Further, the Court declares the remaining provisions of the ACA are INSEVERABLE and therefore INVALID.” ...

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Wall St. tumbles on global growth worries, J&J decline

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s three major indexes tumbled on Friday and the Dow confirmed a correction as weak data from China and Europe stoked fears of a global economic slowdown, while Johnson & Johnson shares were the biggest drag after Reuters reported the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained asbestos. The S&P 600 .SPCY small cap index ...

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Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Palestinians pass by a section of the controversial Israeli barrier on their way to attend Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not ...

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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The status of Jerusalem has long been a highly contested issue Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. However, he said Australia’s embassy would not move from Tel Aviv, until a peace settlement was achieved. He added Australia also recognised the aspirations of ...

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Anti-harassment groups share $20 million CBS handout after Moonves exit

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – CBS Corp on Friday named the Time’s Up anti-sexual harassment group and 17 other organizations that will share a $20 million donation stemming from the exit of its chief executive Les Moonves following allegations of sexual misconduct. FILE PHOTO: CBS chairman Moonves arrives for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” at CBS chairman Les Moonves arrives ...

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Yemen war: Can ceasefire deal finally bring peace?

Image copyright EPA Image caption The war has pushed millions to the brink of starvation A ”forgotten war” is now in the eyes of the world. Beyond all expectations, a week of talks, brokered by the UN at a postcard-perfect Swedish castle, took Yemen a step closer to its elusive peace. ”Our collective achievements this week were a significant step ...

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