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Lawmakers hopeful about Russian Federation probe

Lawmakers hopeful about Russian Federation probe

Former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by President Donald Trump last week, has agreed to testify publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to several media reports Fri...

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Noose found at exhibit in African American Smithsonian museum

Noose found at exhibit in African American Smithsonian museum

Authorities closed a portion of the galleries for almost three hours as police and the Smithsonian Office of Protection Services investigated, Bunch said in an email to staff. Thomas said of Friday'...

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Kathy Griffin axed from CNN NYE show after Trump beheading photo

Kathy Griffin axed from CNN NYE show after Trump beheading photo

Taking to Twitter Donald Trump called the picture sick and said that his youngest son, Barron , who is 11 was having a "hard time" with the picture. Griffin's photo, which was released Tuesday afte...

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CNN evaluates comedian's role in NYE coverage following controversial post

Griffin has apologized for posting a photo of herself holding a bloody decapitated head looking like Trump, but Trump slammed Griffin in a tweet Wednesday morning after the apology . The refer...

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June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

Nigel Farage, former leader of the UK Independence Party and a leading Brexit campaigner, said in a surprise tweet that Corbyn came across in the broadcast as being "totally sincere", although he di...

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The 62-second encounter with police that killed Philando Castile

St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez is on trial for shooting and killing Philando Castile last summer. One motion dealt with whether to allow statements by Reynolds about Castile having a v...

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UK Labour chief challenges Theresa May to debate as race tightens

Britain will hold a general election on June 8. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP). Responding to Mr Corbyn's decision, Ms Lucas said: "Great news, Jeremy Corbyn". At a campaign rally in southwest E...

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Donald Trump beheaded in mock gory photo

Donald Trump beheaded in mock gory photo

Shields also tweeted a short video clip from the shoot, as well as a behind the scenes video from YouTube. Griffin told photographer Shields in a video on his Twitter page Tuesday that they will hav...

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Bombings in Baghdad area kill 38 people

Bombings in Baghdad area kill 38 people

The United Nations' Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says it is providing emergency assistance to people "in and around Mosul to people unable to move from the city". But aid groups are warning that that could ...

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Ariana Grande pens open letter about Manchester attack, promises benefit show

Ariana Grande pens open letter about Manchester attack, promises benefit show

Authorities are chasing possible links between the bomber, Salman Abedi , and militants in Manchester, elsewhere in Europe, and in North Africa and the Middle East. Mr Burnham told BBC's Newsnight ...

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Covfefe Kerfuffle: Trump's Typo Sparks A Search For Meaning, And Humor

Hopefully, the Hawk Eye staff will be the ones to figure out the true meaning of " covfefe " and spread the light of truth across our puzzled nation. When asked in the past about other Trump tweets,...

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President Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video

Cooper said Tuesday he was "appalled" by the "clearly disgusting" photo . "He doesn't know who Kathy Griffin is and the head she was holding resembled his dad". "To be doing a "joke" to "mock" ...

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Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Multiple press reports cite White House officials who say the president will withdraw the USA from the landmark climate agreement in the coming days. "He didn't want to do anything to put the U.S....

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Jeremy Corbyn takes part as Theresa May sits it out

One new seat-by-seat analysis , released on Tuesday by the polling firm YouGov, suggests that May's gamble in calling an early election could backfire dramatically - with her party remaining the larg...

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United Kingdom poll: Hung Parliament forecast hits pound

The YouGov data suggested the Conservative Party could lose up to 20 of the 330 seats it holds in the current Parliament, with Labour gaining almost 30 seats. The Prime Minister was asked if she wou...

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Kabul blast: India strongly condemns heinous, reprehensible attack

By midmorning, many were limping or being wheeled out of local hospitals, with their clothes covered in blood and their heads, arms or feet wrapped in bandages. Some 200 students staged a sit-in block...

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Israeli envoy to United Nations elected vice president of General Assembly

Israeli envoy to United Nations elected vice president of General Assembly

Vice-Presidents of the GA are elected according to a pattern that ensures equitable geographical representation. The election was not carried out by secret voting, but by regional agreements, and in t...

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At least two media workers killed, nine injured in Kabul bombing

At least two media workers killed, nine injured in Kabul bombing

The bombing also raised serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to secure the war-battered nation. Germany, Japan and Pakistan said some of their embassy employees and staff were hurt ...

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90 killed, over 400 injured following bomb attack in Kabul

A huge explosion hit near foreign embassies in Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing at least 80 people and injuring 300 others, the Afghan health ministry said. "The news from Afghanistan is shocking...

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Manchester attack: Police release three men without charge

He appeared on police logs in 2012 over offences of theft, receiving stolen goods and assault, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins said. The suspects have not been identified or...

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Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

Musk indicated that he had been trying to persuade Trump to remain part of the climate agreement. European leaders pushed Trump to stay in the Paris pact during his recent overseas trip, and s...

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Latest death toll and reactions from around the world

Latest death toll and reactions from around the world

The troops could consist of special forces personnel and more conventional soldiers, and would be part of the NATO-led mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan army in its fight against militant...

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Donald Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; promises change

Donald Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; promises change

But even though this expedition featured its fair share of cringe-inducing moments, those observers who anxious that Trump would need little more than a week to single-handedly hasten the destruction ...

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Bombing in Afghanistan kills 80, injures hundreds

The Chinese, Turkish and Iranian embassies are also located there. "We firmly stand with our Afghan brothers in this hour of grief and anguish", the Pakistani Foreign Ministry said . Gabriel offere...

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Trump Communications Chief Dubke Leaving, White House Says

Spicer used the first eleven minutes of the daily White House briefing to tout Mr. Trump's overseas trip, labeling it "extraordinarily successful". CNN reported Kushner made the communications...

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May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points - ICM poll

The poll by Survation for ITV's Good Morning Britain (GMB) puts Labour on 37%, up three points on a week ago and six points behind the Tories who remain unchanged on 43%. But if she does not hands...

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President Putin lifts number of economic restrictions against Turkey

According to the decree , exceptions now also apply to citizens of the Turkey who are members of the national aircraft crews. Moreover, Putin has instructed the Russian Foreign Ministry to send a n...

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Jeremy Corbyn to make surprise appearance at the BBC leaders debate

There will also be a political calculation in seeking to make the PM look weak and "running scared". "That is why since the first day I stepped through the door of Number 10 as Prime Minister, I hav...

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UN Secretary-General stresses need for action against climate change

Two-thirds of Americans said they supported signing on to an agreement that would legally bind the USA and the rest of the world to cut carbon emissions, according to a New York Times/CBS News p...

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President Trump's Son-in-Law Pushes Back Report Alleging Back-Channel with Russian Federation

President Trump's Son-in-Law Pushes Back Report Alleging Back-Channel with Russian Federation

Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday attributed President Trump's successful foreign trip to his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner's foreign relationships. " #FakeNews is the e...

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Everyone wants to know what 'covfefe' is after Trump tweet

Of course, plenty of theories abounded last night in an attempt to explain what Trump could possibly mean by "covfefe". At this point, the media has taken on the heavy lifting and we are now producing...

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Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

Yet in one sense, this would be a lucky consumer: He or she lives in a state that chose not to weaken consumer protections and thus this person could still buy a comprehensive policy regardless of any...

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Wilbur Ross heartened by lack of protestors in Saudi Arabia

Iranian-backed militia are also fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq. Mr Trump was addressing the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority countries on Sunday afternoon in his first speech on foreign soil....

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Taiwan should be included in South China Sea negotiations: rep

Duterte has orchestrated a staggering reversal of Philippine foreign policy toward China , choosing not to confront Beijing over the South China Sea , but to tap it for billions of dollars of lo...

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Marawi fighting: Foreign fighters 'among militants' in Philippine city

Marawi fighting: Foreign fighters 'among militants' in Philippine city

The fighting erupted on Tuesday after security forces raided a house where they believed Hapilon, a leader of the infamous Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and Philippine head of IS, was hiding. He ...

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'Runaway May is a coward'

But buoyed by rising poll ratings - and the chance to make May look evasive - Corbyn changed his mind. Alongside Labour leader Mr Corbyn and Ms Rudd on the stage in Cambridge were Liberal Democrat l...

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Trump shames North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on defense spending as unity tested

Some of the allies - particularly Eastern European nations deeply anxious about Russian aggression - were hopeful that Trump would state a firm commitment to NATO's Article 5 mutual defense agreem...

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President Trump to withdraw US from Paris accord, report says

Trump last week tweeted on Saturday he'd have a decision this week. CNN reports Trump met Tuesday with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, who has pushed for withdrawal, ...

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Trump to go all out for Middle East peace!

Trump is meeting Mahmoud Abbas to "urge the Palestinian leaders to make constructive steps towards peace". During a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin of Israel , Mr Trump started to praise his...

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'Covfefe': Trump Lights Up Internet With Late-Night Tweet

Well...we know that it's not that his fingers are too big for the keyboard...", wrote actor Will Arnett. It's also a reminder of how different he is from past presidents and the traditional, carefully...

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