UK Labour vows to thwart no-deal Brexit
Britain’s opposition Labour Party says it will trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the EU without a withdrawal deal.
Trump cancels trip due to Hurricane Dorian
US President Donald Trump has cancelled a trip to Poland and Florida’s governor expanded a state of emergency because of Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to become a highly dangerous Category 4 storm during the weekend.
Conte to become Italy’s new prime minister
Italy’s president asked Giuseppe Conte to head a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD), a move could that could mark a turning point in Italy’s frayed relations with the European Union.
Violent protest erupts in Papua
Protesters in Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua have set buildings ablaze, forcing the state power firm to cut off electricity in parts of the provincial capital of Jayapura, state media and an executive of the utility said.
Epstein case dismissed following his death
A federal judge has formally dismissed the criminal sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein, as prosecutors continue to investigate whether co-conspirators helped the financier before his death.
Trump: 5000 US troops to leave Afghanistan
Donald Trump says the US plans to withdraw more than 5000 American troops from Afghanistan and will then determine further drawdowns in the longest war in American history.