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U.S. imposes sanctions on Venezuelan supreme court justices

Rising violence and death in the streets are the sad signs that bond investors are watching as they handicap the possibility that President Nicolas Maduro could step aside or be thrown out. ambassad...

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Big story is unmasking, surveillance during Barack Obama tenure: Donald Trump

The House Intelligence Committee has reportedly issued seven subpoenas in connection with its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and of the Obama administration's potentially...

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PM condoles mishap in Sri Lanka

PM condoles mishap in Sri Lanka

He said that mounds of earth and rocks crashed down in such a way that people could hardly survive, and that most of the affected places were still inundated. "The ship, with around 125 personnel on b...

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Robbery may be motive in Philippines incident; no indication of terrorism

Robbery may be motive in Philippines incident; no indication of terrorism

The room was carpeted and the tables were combustible, he said , and all the bodies were found in the smoky gambling room. "Several people were hurt because they panicked and scampered to safety that...

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Corey Lewandowski: President Trump Needs Communications Team With 'Preexisting Relationship'

Mr Dubke's final day hasn't been set, Axios reported . Even if he ousted Mr. Priebus, who has told friends that his goal is to remain in his job for at least a year, finding a replacement might b...

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Gunman dead in Philippine casino attack

Gunman dead in Philippine casino attack

The SITE Intelligence Group, a USA terrorism monitor, said an Islamic State-linked Filipino operative who provides daily updates on the ongoing clashes in Marawi claimed "lone wolf soldiers" of the Is...

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California, other states vow to lead as Trump exits Paris climate pact

Canete also predicted that the European Union would seek new alliances from the world's largest economies to the most vulnerable island states, as well as USA businesses and individuals supportive o...

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Top CEOs tell Trump: You're wrong on Paris

The analysis published by Climate Action Tracker found that the USA would likely miss its targets under the Paris deal anyway based on Trump's executive orders . Specifically, under the deal, count...

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Melania and Ivanka Trump just caused some controversy in Saudi Arabia

Melania and Ivanka Trump just caused some controversy in Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed Trump's speech for attacking Tehran and said that the US President should spend his time in Riyadh discussing how to avoid Saudi Arabians "car...

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White House Communications Director Michael Dubke Out

After maintaining a limited social media presence throughout his trip, Trump on Sunday unleashed a furious flurry of tweets , lashing out at what he called the "fake news" media . According to the r...

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Philippine Casino Locked Down Amid Reports of Gunfire

Philippine Casino Locked Down Amid Reports of Gunfire

Meanwhile, as The Two-Way reported , the Philippine military has been battling ISIS-linked militants that seized parts of the southern city of Marawi last month. The suspect was English-speaking bu...

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34 bodies found in hotel attacked by gunman

34 bodies found in hotel attacked by gunman

Gen. Ronald Dela Rosa, the head of the national police, said a security video indicated the motive might have been robbery. The Manila Times reported that around midnight local time Friday, an u...

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US climate decision leaves Europe incensed, dismayed

Shortly after President Trump yanked the USA out of the Paris climate agreement , Weather.com programmed its homepage with a news article about Trump's announcement and seven snarky headlines. ...

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Trump Signs Waiver to Delay Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

In doing so, the U.S. is able to avoid recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel which would damage relationships with Palestinians who have also claimed the city. Jerusalem is the unquestion...

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James Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee on 8 June

Multiple reports have indicated that Comey was concerned that Trump did not respect the FBI's independence. Comey's public hearing is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. President Donald Trump's firing...

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Jeremy Corbyn: Theresa May's Brexit approach risks 'jobs meltdown' across UK

He said the Tories are "weak and wobbly" and can not be believed following the PM's U-turn on the so-called "dementia tax" and her failure to set out how many pensioners stand to lose their winter f...

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US House intel panel approves subpoenas for Trump lawyer, former top aide

Conaway took over the investigation from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes in April. The California Republican is under a bipartisan House investigation into whether or not he shared classif...

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Bomber said to have told mother 'forgive me' before blast

Grande noted that from the start of her Dangerous Woman tour, she intended for her concerts to be "a safe space for fans", where they could "escape, celebrate [and] heal" - and she said the attack w...

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Vehicle bomb explodes in eastern Saudi Arabia

Vehicle bomb explodes in eastern Saudi Arabia

It was the latest incident in the Shiite-dominated Qatif area, where ISIL militants have carried out deadly attacks in recent years and where Shiite discontent has also raged. Sources affiliated to Sa...

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Gunman Open Fires in Manila Resort

Gunman Open Fires in Manila Resort

He says law enforcement has seen CCTV footage that appears to show the lone gunman "not hurting anyone", The Associated Press reports - though a police spokesperson referred obliquely in a statement...

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Syrian rebels say Russian jets halt advance on desert outpost

Syrian rebels say Russian jets halt advance on desert outpost

The victory by the Iran-backed group has given Tehran a direct land route to Syria, but the USA has demonstrated its willingness to use military force to defend its own interests in Syria from both th...

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Obama on Paris agreement decision: the Trump administration "rejects the future"

Trump said. "What can't be mitigated is that there will be a loss of jobs because of this decision today and lost opportunity as Trump makes the USA a pariah in the world community". "I will even sa...

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Gunfire and explosions erupt at Philippine casino

Gunfire and explosions erupt at Philippine casino

Police chief dela Rosa said it was possible militant group Islamic State would claim responsibility for the incident for propaganda purposes. It was not clear how the gunman smuggled gasoline and an...

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France, Italy, Germany defend Paris Accord, say can not be renegotiated

France, Italy, Germany defend Paris Accord, say can not be renegotiated

In fact, a majority of every state in the entire country does. The decision amounts to a rebuttal of the worldwide effort to pressure Trump to remain a part of the agreement . "We will succeed be...

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May's Decision to Skip TV Debate Slammed by Party Leaders

Other stories making the headlines include a "secret plan" by Labour to increase migration, as covered by the Telegraph and Daily Mail, while Guardian columnist Rafael Behr takes down the Prime Minist...

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Tim Cook: I asked Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

There's already widespread misinformation about and misunderstanding of climate science. "With the US becoming a climate outlaw by withdrawing from Paris, that target becomes almost impossible". O...

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Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

She kept to her word, but the latter won many brownie points by deciding to appear at the debate in Cambridge on Wednesday night, and by all accounts, added inches ahead of the June 8 poll. The YouGo...

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Departure of communications aide could be first in Donald Trump shake-up

In the resignation letter, Dubke wrote: "The reasons for my departure are personal, but it has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration". A veteran from President George W...

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Trump decides not to move US Embassy in Israel

Here is an earlier report by the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights describing years of USA policy against recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, and explaining that moving the embassy wo...

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Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery

Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery

At least 34 bodies have been found at a Philippine casino resort that was attacked by a gunman. Eighteen were brought to different hospitals for treatment while the rest only had minor injuries, he sa...

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NDP meets to hear, ratify power-sharing deal with BC Greens

NDP meets to hear, ratify power-sharing deal with BC Greens

The new government will purportedly deploy "every tool available" to stop Kinder Morgan. Green leader Andrew Weaver did not reveal what the pact says about Kinder Morgan's plans to twin its Trans ...

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Global reaction to USA pullout from Paris climate deal

At a news conference in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday afternoon, Trump said the accord is "very unfair to the United States ". Chris Christie on Thursday offered tepid support ...

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Apple's Cook says disappointed in U.S. exit from climate pact

The computing giant posted a message on its website "reaffirming its support " for the Paris agreement . The Paris Agreement's central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of ...

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PHOTOS from England's CT 17 win over Bangladesh

Tamim, more assured in his play now, peppered the fence and went over it when the opportunity beckoned. Several batsmen tried to hit their way out of trouble against Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnel...

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Pittsburgh mayor hits back after Trump invokes city in climate speech

And it disrespects the planet itself, which by all scientific evidence is well on its way toward dramatic and unsafe changes if we keep on our current course. "The US is already leading the world in e...

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Baidu in self-driving car tech tie-ups with Bosch, Continental

Baidu in self-driving car tech tie-ups with Bosch, Continental

Both Continental and Bosch are key auto industry suppliers, and this partnership is about Baidu leveraging its experience in machine learning and computer intelligence tech, while its new partne...

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Three US states rebel against Trump's Paris climate agreement withdrawal

They held signs and chanted, "What do we want? And they won't be". That means the US would remain in the agreement, at least formally, for another three-and-a-half years, ensuring the issue remains al...

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United States to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

United States to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

The U.S. had agreed under former President Barack Obama to reduce emissions to 26 per cent to 28 per cent of 2005 levels by 2025 - about 1.6 billion tonnes. In a nod to Trump's bravado about Un...

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Conservatives make formal complaint to BBC about 'biased' Leaders' election debate

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister had made her excuses for not turning up - including that she couldn't possibly let herself be distracted by an election, even if she did call it herself. " There...

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Russian Intelligence Agencies Not Spying on Allies - Putin to Oliver Stone

The Russian leader said that while he can not personally justify the whistleblower's methods, he believes Snowden was within his rights to take the decision. Earlier this year, his residence permit ...

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