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Turnbull Confirms Failed SSM Vote Will Mean No Marriage Equality For Years

Turnbull Confirms Failed SSM Vote Will Mean No Marriage Equality For Years

On Nov. 6, ME will vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage, Maryland and Washington voters will decide whether to confirm or reject marriage equality laws enacted by their legislatures. On Tuesday Abbott said it was unfair that "only one side of this argument can get a respectful hearing", citing backlash on Twitter when Israel Folau said he planned to vote no.


Ken Clarke calls Brexit antics of Boris Johnson an 'irrelevant nuisance'

Ken Clarke calls Brexit antics of Boris Johnson an 'irrelevant nuisance'

That's according to the Telegraph , for whom Johnson wrote his explosive Brexit article over the weekend. The Foreign Secretary spoke to TV cameras in NY after bumping into them at a hotel lift as he returned from a jog. It is expected to be her most significant speech on Brexit and the UK's deal with the European Union since January. Speaking on the BBC 's Today Programme this morning, prominent Remainer Clarke said the foreign secretary's "personal publicity" was an "irrelevant ...


Trump sets sights on Iran, North Korea in major United Nations speech

Trump sets sights on Iran, North Korea in major United Nations speech

President Donald Trump is pressing the need for reform at the United Nations as he speaks at a meeting on U.N. reform ahead of the U.N. General Assembly in NY. President Trump on Tuesday will lay out his " America First " vision of foreign affairs in front of a skeptical audience at the United Nations . The official, who briefed reporters on condition he not be identified, called Trump's doctrine one of "principled realism", which he defined as a clear-eyed look at the world, "driven by ...


Clinton Says She Won't Rule Out Challenging Election Legitimacy

Clinton Says She Won't Rule Out Challenging Election Legitimacy

As she continued, the former 2016 candidate said there's no doubt Russian Federation "influenced the election" and said if she was President right now she would want to get to the bottom of this. Clinton shot back, calling Trump's answer "horrifying". Just as in her book, Clinton also told NPR that she still believes that then-FBI Director James Comey helped tip the election by telling Congress in a late-October letter that he was still looking into her email practices at the State ...


Korea's top diplomat seeks bilateral meetings with major countries at United Nations gathering

Korea's top diplomat seeks bilateral meetings with major countries at United Nations gathering

The signal came from a meeting between the foreign ministers of the three countries at New York's Palace Hotel early on September 18, where North Korea-or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK )-was among the issues discussed. Since the Iraq War and the war in Afghanistan calmed down, Americans have been reluctant to enter into a long, drawn out war. Spain said it was expelling the North Korean ambassador.


Pay attention, NC; just don't be fooled by Hurricane Maria models

Pay attention, NC; just don't be fooled by Hurricane Maria models

The latest update from the NWS has confirmed that Maria is a "catastrophic storm", as she rummages through some of the same islands that Hurricane Irma destroyed earlier this month . As of 8 p.m. Monday, Maria's had maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center . Maria is a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, the hurricane center said.