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Solving the mystery of what killed a Civil War submarine crew – CNN

August 23, 2017 12:12:52 pm | 0 Comments

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UK finance sector proposes “ambitious” post-Brexit trade pact – Reuters

August 23, 2017 9:48:45 am | 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – The UK’s financial sector is seeking an “ambitious” trade pact between Britain and the European Union to try to prevent a costly shift of jobs and business to the continent once the country leaves the bloc, according to a draft report seen by Reuters. Unless Britain negotiates new trading relations with the…

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UK finance sector proposes “ambitious” post-Brexit trade pact – Reuters

August 23, 2017 9:48:45 am | 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – The UK’s financial sector is seeking an “ambitious” trade pact between Britain and the European Union to try to prevent a costly shift of jobs and business to the continent once the country leaves the bloc, according to a draft report seen by Reuters. Unless Britain negotiates new trading relations with the…

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Mexico shrugs off Trump threats to scrap NAFTA – Washington Post

August 23, 2017 9:43:24 am | 0 Comments

President Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on Tuesday. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images) MEXICO CITY — One week into talks to renegotiate NAFTA, President Trump lobbed another grenade over his so-far-imaginary Mexico border wall, telling a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night that “I don’t think we…

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Swedish journalist's torso found in submarine death mystery – New York Daily News

August 23, 2017 9:08:07 am | 0 Comments

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Journalist Kim Wall had reported on conflicts, crises and natural disasters around the world. Earlier this month, she set out to sea from laid-back Copenhagen for a story about an eccentric Danish inventor and his home-made submarine. She never returned. On Wednesday, police confirmed that Wall’s headless torso had been found…

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Headless Torso ID'd As Reporter Who Died Aboard Inventor's Personal Sub – NPR

August 23, 2017 9:02:00 am | 0 Comments

Enlarge this image Peter Madsen’s private submarine sits on a pier in Copenhagen’s harbor. Danish police have identified a headless, limbless torso that washed ashore Monday as that of Kim Wall, the journalist who joined Madsen on his sub earlier this month to report a story. Jens Dresling/AP hide caption toggle caption Jens Dresling/AP Danish…

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Rescued piglets served up as sausages to firefighters – BBC News

August 23, 2017 8:58:51 am | 0 Comments

A litter of piglets whose bacon was saved from a barn fire has been served up as dinner to the firefighters who rescued them. The 18 piglets and two sows survived the fire in Wiltshire in February, which saw 60 tonnes of hay catch fire. In a controversial move, farm manager Rachel Rivers thanked the…

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Franks: Trump Agenda Can Go Ahead If Filibuster Is Abolished – Newsmax

August 23, 2017 8:37:00 am | 0 Comments

The only way for President Donald Trump to pass his agenda is for the Senate to do away with the filibuster rule, Rep. Trent Franks told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday. Franks, an Arizona congressman, joined Trump at the Phoenix rally on Tuesday night, during which the president said the Senate was wasting its…

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Rep. Franks Slams Former DNI James Clapper [VIDEO] – The Daily Caller

August 23, 2017 8:32:51 am | 0 Comments

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks reminded the world of one of James Clapper’s most embarrassing gaffes during a Wednesday interview on CNN. Regarding Clapper’s comments on President Donald Trump’s mental fitness for office, Franks said he thought it was a “disgusting thing to say.” “If he had been there he would at least know that what…

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A Saudi teen danced the 'Macarena.' Then he was arrested. – Washington Post

August 23, 2017 7:45:00 am | 0 Comments

CAIRO — It was a rare and subversive action in Saudi Arabia. A 14-year-old is seen in a video dancing to the 1990s hit “Macarena” in the middle of a street in the Saudi city of Jiddah. He’s wearing black headphones, a striped shirt, Nike shorts, baby blue crocs — and a wide, happy smile.…

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