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Jihadists behind Egypt convoy attack

Jihadists behind Egypt convoy attack

The group was travelling from Beni Suef province to the remote monastery of St Samuel the Confessor in Maghagha when gunman opened fire on their vehicle approximately 140 miles south of Cairo . "Many...

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Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

Petersburg . Putin rejected the idea that such attacks could have changed the outcomes of elections , including the 2016 US presidential election , the Associated Press reported Thursday. Both t...

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Elon Musk is leaving all of President Trump's councils

President Trump has lost the support of a top billionaire business leader over his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal. "The decision of the U.S. "Collectively, these actors remai...

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Trump, Merkel Relationship

Trump, Merkel Relationship "Fairly Unbelievable", US White House Says

Trump tweeted: "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military. They "get along well, "Sean Spicer said in resp...

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Trump calling European bluff on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitment

Trump calling European bluff on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitment

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made comments Sunday that Europe "must take its fate into its own hands", as the US and the United Kingdom are looking after their own interests. The Prime Minister...

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2 lottery winners running out of time to collect $1M prize

He says there are only three big winners in that game - and only one has come forward. Ticket #111002 was bought at 7-Eleven, 4601 West Broad Street in Richmond. on June 30. The third ticket was claim...

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Trump expected to leave climate deal, but with ‘caveats’

Trump expected to leave climate deal, but with ‘caveats’

Pence introduced Trump in the Rose Garden Thursday. Major U.S. allies, business leaders and even the Pope had urged the U.S.to remain in the deal. The executive director of the Sierra Club is call...

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Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US

And Musk is far from the only CEO to support the plan. Overnight, buildings in the United States and overseas lit up bright green in support of the Paris climate accord. "It is absolutely essential ...

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German envoy to USA downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

German envoy to USA downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she'll rally Europe and the world behind the Paris climate accord, calling it "irreversible" even after President Donald Trump's pullout. Setting aside the...

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Macron warns Putin over Syrian chemical weapons in 'frank' meeting

Macron warns Putin over Syrian chemical weapons in 'frank' meeting

But when the two men finally did emerge to speak with members of the media, Macron and Putin expressed optimism that their two countries could work together on the daunting list of issues. In one of...

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Philippine military mistakenly kills own soldiers

The committee received a briefing by the different department heads of the executive branch including Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana , National Security Ad...

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Putin praises Trump for his "fresh" vision

Raising the possibility of attacks by what he portrayed as free-spirited Russian patriots, Mr Putin said that hackers "are like artists" who choose their targets depending how they feel "when they w...

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Donald Trump talks to key world leaders after dumping Paris deal

Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders called it an "international disgrace". Trump said on Wednesday that he is still hearing arguments from both sides. With Trump's action, the United States will wal...

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Afghanistan sees ISI hand in Kabul blast

But the Afghanistan Cricket Board issued a strongly worded statement late on Wednesday, cancelling the matches in light of a truck bombing in the city's diplomatic quarter that killed at least 90...

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Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal: White House official

Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal: White House official

The U.S.is the world's second-largest emitter of carbon, following only China. Trump said Wednesday he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". That fight has played out within the Trum...

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'Make our planet great again': Macron trolls Trump over Paris climate agreement

Cuomo said in a statement . The announcement fulfills one of Trump's top campaign pledges. "This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial adv...

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USA court blocks Trumps 'Muslim ban' for the second time

USA court blocks Trumps 'Muslim ban' for the second time

Yale has also joined in an amicus brief filed by a coalition of colleges and universities in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in another legal challenge to EO-2 on appeal from the district court in ...

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Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

The two case in question are similar in that both of them sought to block the travel ban - but the Hawaii case also resulted in the court blocking the Trump administration's plan to suspend the Refuge...

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China Says Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal is Global Setback

China and the European Union are expected to make a show of unity over the fight against global warming at a summit in Brussels on Friday. "China and the European Union are aligned on the need for w...

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White House asks US Supreme Court to revive travel ban

In its filings, the administration, according to CNN , has asked the nine apex court judges to consider the legality of President Trump's executive order that was halted by the United States 4th C...

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Bay Area Leaders React to Trump's Paris Pact Pullout

But traditional USA allies were uncharacteristically blunt in their condemnation of the move, which comes amid already strained relationships with the hard-charging president. The Paris Agreement was ...

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ACLU against effort to allow Trump travel ban

Last month, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals largely affirmed a federal judge's decision from March, which found the core provision of the revised executive order - temporarily blocking foreign nati...

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Manchester searches turn up valuable info in concert bombing

As of early Thursday, British police had arrested eight people in connection with the attack. The attack injured 116 people, of whom 75 were admitted to hospital and 23 remain in a very serious cond...

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China to tackle climate change 'steadfastly'

U.S. cities and states defied Trump's decision. "I tell you firmly tonight: We will not renegotiate a less ambitious accord". Those are the voters in the industrial Midwest, many of them lifelong ...

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Trump pulls USA from Paris climate change accord

Trump pulls USA from Paris climate change accord

According to him, compliant with the terms of the Paris Accord and the onerous energy restriction that is placed on the US can cost America as much as 2.7 million job loss by 2025. The Tesla lead...

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Unemployment rate the highest since 2003

Unemployment rate the highest since 2003

This rate, according to StatsSA, is the highest in 13 years. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) released its Quarterly Labour Force Survey, confirming that 433 000 more people were looking for job...

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Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected

Looking through the power sharing agreement between B.C.'s two ambitious opposition parties, it's hard to see what the three-member B.C. Greens gain in supporting the 41-member B.C. Prest added she is...

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Swedish prosecutor drops investigation into Julian Assange for suspected rape

Organizers of a protest calling for Julian Assange to be allowed to freely leave the Ecuadorian Embassy say a police threat to arrest the WikiLeaks founder is "beyond the pale". "This unnecessar...

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India, China showing strong leadership to combat climate change

Germany said the U.S. was "harming" the entire planet, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called the decision "seriously wrong". Under the pact, which was years in the making, count...

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Philippine police looking at "person of interest" in connection with casino attack

The bodies were found in the smoky gambling room of the Resorts World Manila by firefighters. "This is a sad day for Resorts World Manila ", said a statement issued by the company shortly after...

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At least 36 dead in Manila casino attack

The attack took place in the early hours of Friday at the Resorts World Manila casino and hotel located in Newport City, a residential and commercial centre in metropolitan Manila . A South Korean ...

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36 people killed in Philippines attack

The man left the room and went upstairs to the hotel section, but left the backpack, according to Dela Rosa. Before the gunman had been killed and police had confirmed any motive, there was an uncon...

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UK Conservative candidate charged in expenses inquiry

UK Conservative candidate charged in expenses inquiry

Last month, prosecutors said they had ruled out charging anyone else, after considering files from 14 police forces. The party also warned the media not to write anything that implied Mr Mackinlay - t...

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Three lawmakers question Kushner Cos on concerns over White House tie

Press Secretary Sean Spicer informed media about the latest development during an off-camera briefing. "It's not as if Trump's appointed spokespeople are doing worse than the man himself", said Patr...

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Comey to Testify Before Senate Intel on June 8

Comey to Testify Before Senate Intel on June 8

The committee is also looking into whether or not President Donald Trump's campaign team colluded in this. The committee's Republican chairman, Representative Devin Nunes, who had recused himself ...

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Call me maybe _ on my cellphone

Call me maybe _ on my cellphone

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is the only leader to have taken up the offer from Trump. Even if Trump is chatting with USA allies on his government-issued cell phone, not his old private line, that...

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Cities and States Commit to Meeting Paris Climate Agreement

It is galling to recall that the U.S. signed the Paris Agreement just 13 months ago, a momentous occasion which has been undone through one man's selfish belief that the USA economy - and the pursui...

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Thursday forecast: Partly sunny with a chance of rain, high 84

Thursday forecast: Partly sunny with a chance of rain, high 84

West winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Today's forecast high is 77, with a 40 percent chance of precipitation, mainly after 2 p.m. and until about 9 p.m. High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%. ...

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How scientists reacted to the U.S. leaving the Paris climate agreement

Trump's rival and businessman Mark Cuban. In a forceful statement posted to Gore's personal website and social media accounts, he also pledged that "if President Trump won't lead, the American p...

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Bodies Found after Gunman Sets Fire to Philippine Casino

Dela Rosa said the man, who appeared to be acting alone, walked into one of the gambling rooms and fired the rifle at a large television screen, then poured gasoline onto a gambling table and set it a...

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