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OVERVIEW: Britain's Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

2018-12-12 22:57

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived an attempt by her own MPs to remove her but more than one-third voted against her, signalling the battle she still faces to get her Brexit deal through parliament.

Ex-lawyer blasts Trump as sentenced to three years

2018-12-12 22:07

US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has delivered a blistering attack on his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years in prison for multiple crimes including paying "hush money" to two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump.

Nanny convicted of shoving baby wipe down infant's throat

2018-12-12 21:50

A Manhattan nanny has been convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child.

 
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US mom whose toddler was yanked by police resolves other case

2018-12-13 05:35

A mother who was violently separated from her toddler by New York police in a widely viewed videotaped encounter agreed to do community service to resolve a separate legal case.

Theresa May says will quit by 2022 as she fights to remain leader

2018-12-12 22:56

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told her MPs she expects to step down before the next scheduled election in 2022, as she fought an immediate attempt to unseat her over her handling of Brexit by warning it could derail the process.

UN science panel chief calls for more action to curb warming

2018-12-13 05:36

The head of the UN's top science panel on climate change says the world needs to "do more and faster" to prevent global warming on a scale that would cause irreversible environmental damage and hit poor societies hard.

UK disarray: May faces a no-confidence vote from her party

2018-12-12 21:09

British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to save her job, her EU divorce bill and maybe even Brexit itself as lawmakers in her Conservative Party held a no-confidence vote on her leadership.

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WATCH: Everyone's a winner: Taiwan's claw crane craze

2018-12-12 20:54

As Taiwan's economy stagnates, claw crane arcades where customers lower a grabber to try to pick up a prize from a glass box are booming as affordable entertainment, while operators see them as a way to make a fast buck.

Pope removes 2 scandal-hit cardinals from inner circle

2018-12-12 19:27

Pope Francis has removed two prominent cardinals from his inner circle months after they were tainted by paedophile scandals.

WATCH: Theresa May: How does a Tory leadership contest work?

2018-12-12 16:42

Britain's Theresa May faces a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after delaying a Commons vote on her Brexit deal. Here is how a Conservative leadership contest would unfold.

Teen who saved his mother from rape, dies

2018-12-12 13:37

The unsuspecting teen boy came home after school to a grisly scene. Before him was his mother, drenched in blood, and straddling her was their neighbour.

As May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next

2018-12-12 10:09

British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no-confidence in her government, the head of a Conservative Party committee in charge of organising leadership challenges said.

Gunman on the run after killing three, wounding 12 at Christmas market in Strasbourg, France

2018-12-12 06:39

A gunman killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg before fleeing the scene, authorities say.

SEE: Most expensive petrol prices in the world

2018-12-12 11:45

The average global petrol price around world is the equivalent of R15.22 per litre. We look at some of the most expensive fuel prices globally.

Southern California officials OK Colorado River drought plan

2018-12-12 13:03

Southern California's largest water wholesaler has approved a drought contingency plan that it hopes will ensure the drought-stressed Colorado River will supply the Southwest for a decade.

Why May's last-minute Brexit brinkmanship falls flat in Germany

2018-12-12 07:14

Prime Minister Theresa May, may be struggling with the British parliament on the details of her Brexit deal but the countdown continues regardless to March 29.

More than 200 women accuse Brazil 'spiritual healer' of sex abuse

2018-12-11 22:53

More than 200 women have come forward in Brazil to accuse an internationally celebrated self-proclaimed spiritual healer of sexually abusing them, according to media reports and police complaints received Tuesday.

Trump bickers with Dem leaders, threatens gov't shutdown

2018-12-11 22:53

President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down parts of the government over his promised border wall with Mexico and said the military could the wall if Democrats refuse to vote in favor of the project.

Trump says military could build Mexico border wall

2018-12-11 21:38

US President Donald Trump threatened to order the military to build a multi-billion dollar barrier along the US-Mexico border if Democrats refuse funding for the controversial project.

WATCH: 25 years since Hubble's 'eyesight' was fixed: A gallery of service missions

2018-12-11 20:25

Shortly after the telescope was deployed in 1990, the observatory’s primary mirror was discovered to have an aberration that affected the clarity of the telescope’s early images.

2018's 'Guardians' of truth: Time honours Jamal Khashoggi as one of its Person of the Year

2018-12-11 18:29

Time magazine has named a newspaper and four journalists, including Washington Post's murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its Person of the Year.

Child, 3, shoots eight-month-old baby after left unattended while couple reportedly showered together

2018-12-11 15:30

A couple are facing charges of child abuse after a three-year-old shot an eight-month-old baby in a motel in New Mexico on December 8. The incident occurred when the pair allegedly left the children unattended to take a shower together.

Brexit in dates: From Leave shock to confidence vote

2018-12-12 20:54

From the shock Brexit vote to the challenge against British Prime Minister Theresa May, here are the milestones on Britain's rocky road out of the European Union.

Ex-Trump aide Flynn does not deserve jail, lawyers say

2018-12-12 14:28

US President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn does not deserve jail for lying about his contacts with Russians after Trump's 2016 election win, his lawyers argued in a memorandum.

Beijing detains Canadian as tensions soar over exec arrest

2018-12-12 12:15

A top Huawei executive facing US accusations of Iran sanctions violations was granted bail in Canada, hours after a former Canadian diplomat was said to have been detained in China.

US nuns who stole money to gamble in Vegas facing criminal charges

2018-12-12 07:52

Two California nuns who have stolen around $500 000 from the school where they worked and splashed out on travel and gambling in Las Vegas are facing criminal charges, their order confirms.

Brexit anxiety grips business amid leadership crisis

2018-12-12 12:49

UK companies are fretting over the prospect of a no-deal departure from the European Union, with the government on the brink of collapse and Brexit negotiations likely delayed into the new year.

SEE: Beware of falling cows? Take a look at these 17 hilarious road signs that actually exist

2018-12-12 08:47

Engineers devise road signs as a way to maintain order but sometimes they can be hilarious. Check out this list of funny road signs!

German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

2018-12-12 05:19

An 88-year-old German woman received a scare when a police SWAT team bashed in her door and set off a stun grenade after accidentally mistaking her apartment for that of a biker gang member.

WATCH: Facing climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest

2018-12-12 07:23

Formed in the shadow of Mount Everest, Napal's breathtaking Imja glacial lake is a portent of catastrophic floods, putting the impoverished nation at the mercy of a warming planet.

May gambles running down Brexit clock will focus political minds

2018-12-11 20:41

Faced with a Brexit vote she can’t win, Theresa May appears to be gambling that running down the clock to a no-deal departure might change the arithmetic in Parliament.

One killed, six wounded in Strasbourg shooting: police

2018-12-11 22:52

One person has been killed and six people injured in a shooting on Tuesday near a Christmas market in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, police said, adding that the suspected gunman was on the run.

WATCH: British man aims to stop Brexit one daily protest at a time

2018-12-11 20:53

Steve Bray has become popular for standing outside parliament each day it is in session for the past 15 months, waving banners and screaming ‘Stop Brexit’ at lawmakers.

May in the Netherlands as she fights to save Brexit deal

2018-12-11 18:18

British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days.

Where Trump-related investigations stand

2018-12-11 14:58

US President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him.

Musk's Tesla to bring electric cars back home

2018-12-11 13:17

It’s been almost 30 years since Elon Musk left South Africa to start a new life in North America. Now, the billionaire may be about to bring his Tesla electric cars back home.

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