Brexit: May says EU unlikely to extend Article 50 without a plan

Brexit: May says EU unlikely to extend Article 50 without a plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said the European Union is "very unlikely to extend Article 50 without a plan for a deal" as she rejected calls to delay Britain's departure from the European Union. Speaking on Monday, just over two months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the bloc, May added that she will press on with efforts to…
2 dead, 4 hurt in plane crash in Ohio: FAA

2 dead, 4 hurt in plane crash in Ohio: FAA

Two people are dead after a DC-3 plane with six people on board crashed in Ohio Monday morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The four survivors suffered life-threatening injuries, a spokesperson with the agency said. WEWS The scene of a small plane crash near Kidron, Ohio.WEWS The scene of a small plane crash near…
‘Start Here’: A 2nd US-North Korea summit. What you need to know to start your day.

‘Start Here’: A 2nd US-North Korea summit. What you need to know to start...

It's Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Thanks for choosing to start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? Add Start Here Morning Briefing as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Start Here Morning Briefing news, video, and analysis from ABC News. 1. Democrats reject Trump's latest shutdown offer On Saturday, President…
Turkey ready to take over Syria’s Manbij, Erdogan tells Trump

Turkey ready to take over Syria’s Manbij, Erdogan tells Trump

Turkey is ready to take over security in Manbij, a town in northeast Syria held by Kurdish forces where four US personnel died in a bombing last week, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his US counterpart in a phone call. A statement by the Turkish presidency said Erdogan on Sunday told Donald Trump the attack in…
Brexit: After humiliating defeat, Theresa May to present plan B

Brexit: After humiliating defeat, Theresa May to present plan B

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday tell parliament how she plans to proceed with Brexit after MPs on Tuesday roundly rejected her proposed deal for the country's withdrawal from the European Union. With fewer than 70 days to go until Brexit, scheduled to take place on March 29, May will share a plan…
China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

China's 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low, adding to pressure on Beijing to settle a tariff war with Washington. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months ending in December dipped to 6.4 percent —…
China economy in 2018 grows at slowest pace in 28 years

China economy in 2018 grows at slowest pace in 28 years

China's economy expanded by 6.6 percent last year, according to official data. That's the slowest growth rate in 28 years. The figure released on Monday was in line with many economists' forecasts.  Economic activity slowed sharply in the fourth quarter of 2018 as China and the United States engaged in a trade war.  A cooling…
Kenyans face up to ‘homegrown’ threat after hotel attack

Kenyans face up to ‘homegrown’ threat after hotel attack

Nyeri, Kenya - As the early morning fog gave way to bright sunshine, residents of Majengo in the town of Nyeri in central Kenya, stepped gingerly out of their homes. Most were quiet and appeared uneasy as groups of young students in uniform rushed to get to school. The day before, the community found out…
Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

Wealth inequality around the world is "out of control" and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Oxfam, which has for years been trying to bring attention to the issue ahead of the World Economic…
Saudi Arabia to deport 250 Rohingya to Bangladesh: Activist group

Saudi Arabia to deport 250 Rohingya to Bangladesh: Activist group

Saudi Arabia is planning to deport 250 Rohingya men to Bangladesh, in what will be the second forced deportation by Riyadh this year, an activist group has told Al Jazeera. Saudi Arabia is home to almost 300,000 Rohingya, according to Nay San Lwin, campaign coordinator for the Free Rohingya Coalition, who urged authorities to stop the deportations,…

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