UK to withdraw from international fishing arrangement – BBC News

UK to withdraw from international fishing arrangement – BBC News
"Brexit poses very serious challenges to the seafood sector and this announcement will form part of the negotiations," he said.The Scottish government backed the idea, saying it had been pressing for it "for some time".The London Fisheries Convention sits alongside the EU Common Fisheries Policy, which allows all European countries access between 12 and 200 nautical miles of the UK and sets quotas for how much fish nations can catch.The relationship between the UK and Ireland is further governed

Buzz Aldrin Looked As Baffled As We Felt During Trump’s Space Talk

Buzz Aldrin Looked As Baffled As We Felt During Trump’s Space Talk
The astronaut was at Trumps side as the president announced a new executive order reestablishing the National Space Council 24 years after it was last active to direct space policy in his administration. Trump also referred to space providing the security that we need to protect the American people. And he sent Aldrins eyebrows shooting up when he added, inexplicably, At some point in the future, were going to look back and say, How did we do it without

US teen birth rate drops to all-time low

US teen birth rate drops to all-time low
(CNN)In the United States, teen-aged moms are increasingly rare. In 2016, the teen birth rate dropped 9% compared to the previous year, a new government report published Friday found. This record low for teens having babies continues a long-term trend. In 2016, the number of US births totaled 3,941,109, a decline of 1% compared to 2015. The fertility rate of 62 births per 1,000 women is a record low for the nation. "Putting restrictions on teens' access to birth

Adam Driver Brings A Family To Tears With Life-Changing Surprise

Adam Driver Brings A Family To Tears With Life-Changing Surprise
Just a warning: Tears may start flowing when you see Star Wars actor Adam Driverdeliver a surprise, life-changing scholarship to the daughter of a disabled veteran. Driver teamed up with Budweiser and the Folds of Honor Foundation to make it happen. The actor, a former Marine, told HuffPost he jumped at the chance to get involved when he heard how the two organizations were helping military families. Over email, Driver told HuffPost more about the experience, what it was

Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare to Kind ‘Kimmel Test’

Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare to Kind ‘Kimmel Test’
Kimmel, whose baby son Billy required surgery shortly after birth to repair a congenital heart problem, tweeted to Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) Sunday: No family should be denied medical care, emergency or otherwise, because they cant afford it. Cassidy himself first coined what he called theJimmy Kimmel test in early May during a CNN interview when asked about caps on insurance coverage in Trumpcare. Cassidy said in his latest interview Sunday on CBS that he hasnt yet decided how

Hong Kong handover: The protest symbols China’s scared of

Hong Kong handover: The protest symbols China’s scared of
Hong Kong (CNN)When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997 after more than 150 years of British rule, the Bauhinia flower was chosen as the symbol of the new Chinese special administrative region. How Hong Kong has changedWhat China's scared ofChina's Xi Jinping to make first visitCarrie Lam: Not appropriate to challenge ChinaSecret negotiations sealed city's fateThe protesters were led by Joshua Wong, the former "Umbrella Movement" leader turned international political activist and leader of the Demosisto

Visa refusal leaves mother and toddler 4,000 miles apart – BBC News

Visa refusal leaves mother and toddler 4,000 miles apart – BBC News
Image caption Suhail and Riza met on a holiday in Pakistan Irena said: "As he's growing up he's forgetting her so we have to remind him all the time on Skype or on email or WhatsApp - 'that is your mother'. He doesn't realise that at all."The family had to mark Umair's first birthday without his mother: "I cried my eyes out. I really, really cried because she wasn't there to have a look at his first birthday," said

Ellen Caught A Guest Stealing And Promptly Roasted Her

Ellen Caught A Guest Stealing And Promptly Roasted Her
To celebrate her shows 14th season,Ellen DeGeneres decided to give audience members some items from The Ellen DeGeneres Showgift shop. The instructions were clear and courteous: Please pick 1 item to commemorate your visit.Only 1 per person please. The host called out Nancy for grabbing too many goods. Let that be a lesson to you. You think nobodys watching you, and you just need to be a good person ... You go sit in that Ellen chair right now.

Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys

Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys
Valhalla, New York (CNN)Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway. Nicole makes this trip every day from her home in upstate New York to see her twin sons, Jadon and Anias. The 21-month-old boys are at Blythedale Children's Hospital 40 miles to the south, where they've been undergoing rehabilitation since mid-December. The twins, born joined at the head, captured the world's attention after a marathon surgery to

Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘Democratic brand is pretty bad’

Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘Democratic brand is pretty bad’
(CNN)Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday he agreed with Democratic congressman Tim Ryan's claim that the Democratic brand is worse than President Donald Trump's in some parts of the country."I think the Trump brand is also pretty bad as is the Republican brand. That's why so many people are giving up on politics." The former Democratic presidential candidate added that the Democrats have the momentum, but the party has to do some "internal soul searching.""Understand that for the last 10

Psaki: Democrats, don’t lose your cool over Georgia vote

Psaki: Democrats, don’t lose your cool over Georgia vote
(CNN)Democrats, don't lose your mind and your motivation over Jon Ossoff's defeat in GA-06.In 2010, the special election to fill the seat of Democrat John Murtha, a member who had held his seat in southwestern Pennsylvania for 36 years, was seen as a major test for both parties. And when it was over many Democrats breathed a sigh of relief that the party had overcome attack ads on issues ranging from Obamacare to Nancy Pelosi. But Republicans knew the

Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland
Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember "Omaha-Omaha"?).A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it's not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- to share and worship on the same property.He likes to share a story from one of his congregants who

Trump defiant as pressure grows

Trump defiant as pressure grows
Washington (CNN)America is edging ever closer to a new long, national nightmare, given President Donald Trump's explosive response to signs that special counsel Robert Mueller is approaching the epicenter of White House power.Trump appears willing to test the bounds of convention and his own powers against a legal and political establishment that he believes is conspiring against him. The higher the pressure, the more defiant the President becomes.Why journalists like Trump's Twitter habitThe scorched-earth approach may have grave political

Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump
NEW YORK On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got his first job digging the streets of this city. He earned 10 cents a day and had to bring his own shovel. People regularly spat

Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade
Most recently, leading Asian and European carmakers, most of whom have large U.S. workforces, released a video advertisement touting their contributions to the U.S. economy that makes the case for keeping international trade barriers low. Whats more, it explicitly emulates the famous Morning in America television spot from former Republican President Ronald Reagans 1984 re-election campaign. Employees disassemble a motor in the quality control department of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Huntsville, Alabama, on Feb. 28, 2006. The conceit