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Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

Ayatollah Khamenei then described enhancing "the Islamic Establishment's deterrent power" as a grand policy that prevents worldwide bullies from thinking about any assault against Iran. They should be...

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Rouhani urges high turnout in Iran's presidential election

Rouhani urges high turnout in Iran's presidential election

Rouhani said that certain people inside the country "dealt blows to national interests for the sake of partisan gains" while Iranian negotiators were holding nuclear talks with world powers. During ...

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Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit -Sturgeon

Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit -Sturgeon

The Proctor, Professor Lorna Milne, Association President and Association President-elect, Charlotte Andrew and Lewis Wood, also attended, along with members of staff. Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labo...

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Steve Irwin's widow: 'Russell Crowe is just a dear friend'

Steve Irwin's widow: 'Russell Crowe is just a dear friend'

Bindi Irwin joins Access Hollywood Live's Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover and talks about revisiting her " Dancing with the Stars " family after winning the mirrorball in Season 21. "I think the secr...

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James Comey declines to testify before Senate panel

James Comey declines to testify before Senate panel

Donald Trump, frustrated with leaks from his communications team, is now possibly looking to replace them with producers and a host from television station Fox News. He is standing in for ousted direc...

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North Korea Demands Handover Of Suspects In Assassination Plot

However, one area where they firmly not in agreement is over the deployment in South Korea of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. Trump wants to tighten an econo...

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In testing missile, Pyongyang challenges South's new president

The missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan , the South Korean, Japanese and USA militaries said. Euan Graham, an expert on North Korea...

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Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

At a hearing last week, Mr Comey denied under oath ever leaking information to the media. Mr Trump's explanation of why he fired Mr Comey also ran counter to previous administration explanations o...

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Emmanuel Macron sworn in as new French president

The former president is clearly delighted at the election of Macron, who scored a clear victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on May 7th. The former investment banker will become the younge...

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Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits

In an emotional outdoor service on a packed, 400,000-capacity esplanade at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, Catholic worshippers from all over the world sang and looked on, some crying, while many...

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Minutes after raising allegations against AAP, Kapil Mishra faints

Earlier, he claimed to have seen Kejriwal accept Rs 2 crore in cash from Health Minister Satyendar Jain. Alleging that the corruption was taking place under Kejriwal's watch, he asked, "Why are Kejriw...

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Olympics: International Olympic Committee tours LA stadiums for potential venues

Los Angeles Olympic organizers are putting their plans on display at a time of uncertainty in the race for the 2024 Games. "We will be concentrating on the process that has started and these cities...

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Serena Williams pregnant when she won Australian Open

Serena Williams pregnant when she won Australian Open

In December, Williams announced her engagement to Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit , in a post on - where else?- Reddit . In what is the biggest news bombshell in tennis in recent time...

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Who got hurt by the ransomware attack

The security researcher - who uses the Twitter handle @MalwareTechBlog - registered that domain to collect the ransomware traffic for analysis and to track infections. Microsoft was quick to change ...

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Saturday afternoon's weather for the east of the region

Steady rain this morning which can be heavy at times through early this afternoon before tapering back a bit. During this time street flooding or minor river flooding is possible. The bottom line? It ...

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'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

For a White House accustomed to bouts of chaos, Trump's handling of Comey's firing could have serious and long-lasting implications. Trump gives a thumbs-up as he walks into the White House Saturda...

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New Hamas Chief Makes First Public Appearance in Gaza

The document also seeks to rebrand the organization isolated by the worldwide community and listed by the European Union and the United States as a terrorist organization. The First Intifada (the Pale...

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Mattis Makes Clear US Commitment to Protecting Turkey

Turkey considers both the YPG and its political arm, the PYD, as extensions of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). Turkey is now involved in an extensive anti-terror operation in its southeast...

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Labour's Tom Watson warns of dangers of large majority for Theresa May

A group of 16 opposition Labour Party lawmakers seeking re-election in London said on Friday Britain needed to remain a member of the European single market after Brexit, contradicting the party's o...

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Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

Russian state television showed excerpts of at least two tunes he played — "Moscow Windows" and "City on the Free Neva" — both Soviet classics. A video circulating online showed Mr Putin approaching...

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Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively Made A Cameo On 'SNL'

Then, he took the podium to clear some things up. But here's the troubling news. Holt/Che later asks about "optics" - referring to the firing of the FBI director in the midst of an investigation...

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Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

A similar hedge about "combat" roles could be used to keep a large USA force in the country, and given the fears about future sectarian conflict in Iraq when ISIS is finally pushed out, these "adviser...

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Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

County Coroner Michael Campolo didn't expect to release autopsy results until Sunday, after all four victims had been examined. The village is about 25 miles (39 kilometers) east of Columbus . The ...

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Pope canonizes 2 children who claimed to see Virgin of Fatima

Pope Francis made two Portuguese shepherd children who reported seeing visions of the Virgin Mary the latest Catholic saints. The two died at the ages of 10 and 9 years old, within three years of th...

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UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

May says an election win will strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations, but opponents of her negotiating strategy fear it will drown out Labour's voice in the debate over what kind of deal Britain s...

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Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

The committee had hoped to hear from Comey in closed session following his abrupt firing this week by President Donald Trump. "[James Comey] had a lot of pressure put on and he exonerated her", Tru...

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Netanyahu: Moving US embassy to Jerusalem would 'smash' Palestinian fantasy

Such a move is diplomatically sensitive because both Israel and Palestine recognize Jerusalem as their rightful capital. As a candidate, Trump vowed to move the embassy. The most recent waiver -...

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Turkey wins 27 medals at Islamic Solidarity Games

Turkey wins 27 medals at Islamic Solidarity Games

The Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN) has warned the federal government of Nigeria not to allow the country's athletes to participate in the on-going Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation in Azer...

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Schumer: No new FBI director without a special counsel on Russia

Schumer: No new FBI director without a special counsel on Russia

The White House is looking for a new FBI Director after President Donald Trump fired James Comey on Tuesday, sparking debate on the timing and the motivation. The FBI's inquiry has reportedly cent...

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$1m in Israeli Aid for UNESCO Cut over Jerusalem Resolution

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu slammed the declaration, saying it denies the Jews' historical connection with Jerusalem by presenting Israel as an occupying power there. "We're...

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Pakistan violates ceasefire again, heavy firing at J&K's Rajouri sector

Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary conducted relief and rescue operation in Nowshera Sub-Division. However, there have been no reports of any casualty on the Indan side so far. The...

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Evaluating LA bid for 2024 Olympics requires imagination

International Olympic Committee officials briefed both Los Angeles and Paris bid officials about the 2024/2028 possibility at the Sport Accord conference in Aarhus, Denmark in April. The bid lean...

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West Bank Palestinians Hold Elections--But Gaza Doesn't

West Bank Palestinians Hold Elections--But Gaza Doesn't

Fatah refused to recognise the vote, and Hamas and Fatah have since 2007 ruled the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, respectively. Elections commission spokesman Fared Tomallah says some 390 councils ...

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North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Speculates On Russia Response

But the strong focus on sanctions seemed to be a step away from the more threatening language Trump had used earlier in the year, when he sent a U.S. Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada suggested...

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Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's biggest regional economy, has tripped up the Social Democrats before. In Emmanuel Macron, she will meet the man who staved off the far-right threat and possibly sav...

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Police err in statement on Texas teen's shooting

Meanwhile, the Dallas suburb is still reeling over the death of Edwards, 15, a high school freshman who was with his brothers and leaving an event where police were responding to gunshots they heard w...

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Trump to work as 'mediator' for Middle East peace

Trump says that "hopefully something terrific can come out between the Palestinians and Israel " and that "we've been working on that one a long time". Speaking through a translator, Abbas thanked P...

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Feyenoord win first Eredivisie title in 18 years after holding off Ajax

Feyenoord win first Eredivisie title in 18 years after holding off Ajax

Kuyt scored the opener against Heracles inside a minute, adding a second 11 minutes later to settle any nerves. Kuyt's team-mate Brad Jones, who he also played alongside at Liverpool, is Feyenoord...

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'I was a little bit surprised' over backlash against Comey's firing

'I was a little bit surprised' over backlash against Comey's firing

Schiff added that the next FBI director to lead the investigation will need to have "absolute integrity and independence" noting it should be someone "non-political". You might ask why was one of ...

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The United States confirms unwavering support for Ukraine

The United States confirms unwavering support for Ukraine

He finally has the ear and admiration of the leader of the world's superpower, a Putin promise fulfilled after years of chilly U.S. -Russia relations. "This was an excuse for having lost an election",...

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