Joel Judge

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Return to common market principles is best way to leave EU

A 52% to 48% victory is not a mandate for the hardest of Brexits<p>Now is the time for realism and pragmatism. The clock is ticking, and major questions about our future relationship with the EU remain unanswered. Our new customs and regulatory arrangements must reflect the needs of British businesses …

Malaysian drama deepens with talk of reopening Mongolian model murder case

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The potential reopening of a probe into the murder 12 years ago of a Mongolian model could spell more trouble for former Malaysian premier Najib Razak, as the new government pressed ahead with investigations into alleged corruption.<p>On Saturday, Mongolia's president …

China agrees to import more from U.S., no sign of $200 billion figure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted earlier.<p>Beijing and Washington agreed they would keep talking about measures under …

Venezuela accuses U.S. of sabotaging election with new sanctions

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Saturday accused the United States of using new sanctions against its government's top officials to sabotage a controversial presidential election on Sunday, which the country's opposition says has been rigged.<p>The U.S. ramped up pressure on President Nicolas …

In Congo city where Ebola resides, fear but not panic

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - In the city of Mbandaka in northwest Congo, Mbombo Roge does not shake hands with friends anymore: Ebola changed all that.<p>Roge simply bowed when he met a group of friends on Saturday afternoon, obeying one of the key lessons taught by health …

U.S. sees strong shared interests with EU on Iran concerns

WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday said it hopes to use strong shared interests that have emerged with its European Union partners in recent months to move forward on addressing Iran's nuclear program, missile development and role in regional conflicts.<p>A State Department …

US withdrawing aid from northwest Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States is withdrawing assistance from northwest Syria as the Trump administration reviews hundreds of millions of dollars in stabilization aid to Syria, a State Department official has told CNN.<p>The withdrawal of assistance comes as the US-led military coalition battles the …

Middle East

NYT: Donald Trump Jr. met with Gulf emissary at Trump Tower ahead of 2016 election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Three months before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump Jr. met with a small group of people at Trump Tower in New York, including an emissary for two Arab princes and an Israeli social media specialist, who offered assistance to the Trump campaign, The New York Times …

10 Top Photography Composition Rules

There are no fixed rules in photography, but there are guidelines which can often help you to enhance the impact of your photos.<p>It may sound clichéd, …

Landscape Photography

White swans and festive parades: Sunday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a Santa dash and the International Space Station

Introduction to White Balance

White Balance is an aspect of photography that many digital camera owners don’t understand or use – but it’s something well worth learning about as …

ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed | A Cheat Sheet For Beginners

One of the first things you must learn as a new photographer is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Known as the “exposure …

Photography Basics 101: Aperture, Shutter speed, and ISO

From the example of the sunset picture in installment #1 of this photography basics series, you have learned the importance of taking full control …

How Aperture, Shutter Speed And ISO Affect Pictures Shown In A Chart

Learning even just the basics of photography takes a bit of work and one of the more complex ideas is the relationship between ISO, aperture and …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners – Photography Basics

<b>Aperture</b> is one of the three pillars of photography, with the other two being ISO and Shutter Speed. It might be the single most important camera …

Photography

Why You Don’t Have to Fear Street Photography

If you have a camera and access to a street, you can play with street photography. Like landscape photography, it’s one of the most accessible forms …

To Create Great Photos, Be Willing To Waste Your Time

Detaching ourselves from the amount of work we’ve spent on something, and the end result, is a critical part of the creative creation process. Nobody …

3 Important Facts About Street Photography

Street photography has become quite popular in recent years, and I find it fascinating. Thanks to the Internet, we have access to endless streams of …

The A to Z of photography: Kelvin

Every photographer knows that by adjusting the white balance on your camera, or when editing images, you can make the color of the light look neutral …

UN warns of cholera risk as Bangladesh plans massive Rohingya refugee camps

Now the UN is warning that Bangladesh's plans to build the world's biggest refugee camp for 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees could heighten the risks …

British spy boss says cyber security as important as fighting terrorism

LONDON (Reuters) - Protecting Britain from cyber crime is as important as defending it against terrorism, the head of Britain’s GCHQ spy agency said on Monday.<p>FILE PHOTO: A man types on a computer keyboard in front of the displayed cyber code in this illustration picture taken March 1, 2017. …

Kremlin says S-400 missile talks with Saudi Arabia on track

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that talks with Saudi Arabia over Moscow supplying Riyadh with advanced S-400 air defense missile systems had gone well so far despite talk of a possible U.S.-Saudi arms deal.<p>A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia's Defence Ministry November …

Trump's popularity is slipping in rural America: poll

(Reuters) - Outside the Morgan County fair in McConnelsville, in a rural swath of Ohio that fervently backed U.S. President Donald Trump in last year’s election, ticket seller John Wilson quietly counts off a handful of disappointments with the man he helped elect.<p>John Wilson, 70, at the Morgan …

Secret trials of thousands of Boko Haram suspects to start in Nigeria

Unprecedented series of mass trials of more than 2,300 suspected Islamist militants will take place in military facilities<p>More than 2,300 suspected Islamist militants are expected to appear in court in Nigeria from Monday in an unprecedented series of mass trials that local authorities hope will be …

Africa

A dangerous time for Catalonia, Spain and the rest of Europe | Letters

<b>Manuel Ostos</b> on the mistakes made by both sides; Green MEP <b>Molly Scott Cato</b> on the EU’s failure to intervene; academic philosophers on a proposed way forward; <b>Richard Bourne</b> on the potential for an Anglo-Scottish mission; <b>Michael Pravica</b> on secessionist movements since Kosovo<p>Tuesday promises to be a …

Germany: Merkel agrees to 200,000 refugees cap in bid to build coalition

Chancellor, who won fourth term in last month’s elections, makes concession to CSU sister party to overcome first hurdle<p>Angela Merkel has agreed to cap the number of refugees Germany accepts at 200,000 annually in a concession to her conservative Bavarian allies that has overcome the first hurdle …

Trump's immigration proposals threaten 'Dreamers' deal

US President Donald Trump has presented a new hardline immigration proposal to Congress, which includes building a controversial border wall, speeding up deportations and dramatically increasing the number of officials involved in enforcement.<p>The document calls for preventing immigrants from …

Liberia 2017 elections explained

West African country goes to the polls to vote for a new president and 73 members for their House of Representatives.<p>Liberians will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is stepping down after 12 years in office.<p>President Sirleaf, 78, served two …

Balance of Power: Foreign Policy Mutiny Closes In on Trump

Donald Trump is in danger of a foreign policy mutiny by fellow Republicans.<p>Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker — who for months has done …