Brexit talks resume as May's leadership comes under renewed pressure

Theresa May has won another six months to sort out Brexit. Several options, including her own resignation, remain firmly on the table. Disgruntled members of her own party are looking at ways to replace her. Brexit talks between the U.K. government and the main opposition Labour party have resumed after lawmakers returned to work following the Easter break. A spokesperson […]

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Boris Johnson PLOT: What was Tory ‘Operation Arse’ plot to stop Boris’ No 10 hopes?

A secret campaign launched by Scottish Conservative party members codenamed “Operation Arse” will attempt to stop Boris Johnson of becoming the new party leader. The Scottish politicians started plotting against the ex-Foreign Secretary after an internal poll in October 2018 showed Mr Johnson would reverse Tory gains made under Ruth Davidson if he becomes Prime Minister. A senior party source […]

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Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Census Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will hear extended arguments on Tuesday on whether the Trump administration may add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census form that will be sent to every household in the nation. Critics say that adding the question would undermine the accuracy of the census because both legal and unauthorized immigrants might refuse to fill […]

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Government Memo: Maria Butina Claimed Influence Over Trump Cabinet Pick

In the case of Maria Butina — the Russian national who pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges for attempting to create a backchannel between Moscow and the Trump administration using the NRA as a conduit — the U.S. government is asking for a prison sentence of 18 months, followed by Butina’s immediate deportation. The government’s sentencing memo, filed Friday in federal […]

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The US and India practiced hunting subs for the first time since signing a deal making it easier to keep track of China

The US and India practiced hunting submarines in a joint exercise in the Indian Ocean last week. They were the first anti-submarine warfare exercises since the signing of the Communications, Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) last fall. The agreement allows for real-time intelligence sharing between the US and India, making it easier for the two countries to keep tabs on […]

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