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Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon

She has also delayed setting out how she will press on with preparing for that referendum until after the election. Later in the day Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson will deliver the 2017 ...

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Trump will move embassy

Trump will move embassy

H.R. McMaster said Trump will say a prayer next week at the Western Wall , which is revered as the holiest site where Jews can pray. Recently, Trump has talked of seeking the "ultimate" agreeme...

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Oil drops on rising US crude inventory, defies expected supply cut extension

Oil drops on rising US crude inventory, defies expected supply cut extension

The worldwide benchmark for crude oil was up $1.35, of 2.7 percent on the day, at $52.19 a barrel on the news. Earlier in the day, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Falih said that Russian Federation and...

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WaPost: Trump revealed classified information to Russia during recent meeting

WaPost: Trump revealed classified information to Russia during recent meeting

At one point, an eagle-eyed reporter spotted a handful of staffers, including Spicer and Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, walking into the Cabinet Room. "The president in no way compro...

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CBI raids Chidambaram and son Karti's Chennai residences

Chidambaram has said there are no allegations against him or his son. On investing the whole matter the investigation agency had registered a FIR against Karti Chidambaram in connection with the ...

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Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

Many Turks also still refer to an incident in northern Iraq that year, when US forces handcuffed 11 Turkish soldiers whom they suspected of plotting to assassinate a top Iraqi Kurdish official. Bozdag...

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China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

He said peace and stability is imperative for the progress and prosperity of the world. Trump has pulled the US out of the Trans Pacific Partnership regional trade pact, plans to renegotiate the Nor...

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Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump called the candidates for the post "outstanding" and "highly respected". And the coup de grace was the freaky insertion by the president in the termination letter of the comment that, I sure "...

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Hamilton wins Spanish GP

The 2016 Spanish Grand Prix saw Verstappen become the youngest driver to win an F1 race in a dream debut for Red Bull's senior team. Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas was right behind them but in th...

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Labour thinks it can win back seats in Glasgow from SNP

THE SNP in North Ayrshire have said that they are open to a coalition with Labour , following the vote that saw North Ayrshire Council hung. Based on the results declared so far in the local ele...

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Austria's Kern says early vote certain after party ends pact

Austria's Kern says early vote certain after party ends pact

The poll was announced as Sebastian Kurz, the 30-year-old foreign minister, was appointed last night as leader of the conservative People's Party (OVP). Kurz, 30, is a star of Austrian politics who ...

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Trump suggests 'good chance' for Mideast peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called out Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas for lying to President Donald Trump during their meeting Wednesday. "We are coming into a new opportun...

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United States spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Israel considers all of Jerusalem as its indivisible capital, a claim that is not recognised internationally, and the Western Wall - the holiest prayer site for Jews - is part of territory it captured...

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Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Krishnamoorthi said the White House tapes could accelerate current investigations as previous tapes have aided past inquiries. Yet the timing doesn't make sense - and Trump aides have already undercut...

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Trump addresses class of 2017 at Liberty University

Trump addresses class of 2017 at Liberty University

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins has said President Donald Trump's commencement address at Liberty University Saturday should be "music" to the ears of evangelicals across America. W...

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China April factory output, investment growth miss forecasts

China April factory output, investment growth miss forecasts

However, the declines in growth for both urban investment and industrial output were larger than forecast. Meanwhile, annual fixed-asset investment, a proxy for long-term spending, increased 8.9% in...

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Thailand threatens to block Facebook

Thailand threatens to block Facebook

Facebook is still active in Thailand despite a warning from authorities it would be shutdown if it failed remove images of the country's king wearing a bright yellow crop top showing his tattoos. Acco...

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Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

It has pressured internet service providers to monitor content and block anything inappropriate. Takorn said Facebook had committed itself to cooperating with authorities when it received the court ...

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US Lawmakers Ask Trump To Turn Over Any Comey Tapes

US Lawmakers Ask Trump To Turn Over Any Comey Tapes

He said he hopes senators and members of Congress from both parties will examine their consciences and decide how to respond to what the White House is doing. Trump said there was no "collusion betwee...

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WaPost: Trump revealed classified information to Russian Federation during recent meeting

Trump has the power to declassify anything, but sharing information without permission of the ally who provided it represents "a major breach of espionage etiquette, and could jeopardize a crucial int...

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North Korea claims new missile can carry "large" nuke

The UN Security Council will hold closed consultations about the launch on Tuesday afternoon. Aside from space launches, Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the USA...

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White House Denies Trump Leaked Highly Classified Intelligence to Russian Officials

McMaster and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell all issued statements saying such reports were wrong. President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State ...

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New push to drive IS from west Mosul

New push to drive IS from west Mosul

In the nearby Ureibi district, partly controlled by Iraqi forces, a Reuters reporter saw the bloodied corpse of an Islamic State sniper in a children's room on the upper floor of a house. The first vi...

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Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

The assailants attacked civilian populations overnight on Friday and Saturday in the Tokyo neighbourhood of Bangassou, in south-eastern vehicle, according to MINUSCA. He said the worldwide community w...

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Oklahoma officer testifies at her manslaughter trial

If convicted, Shelby could face between four years and life in prison in the death of Crutcher, a father of four girls who was unarmed. Police video shows Crutcher walking away from Shelby toward hi...

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Storms Stay In Panhandle Tonight, Increase Across State Tuesday

Storms Stay In Panhandle Tonight, Increase Across State Tuesday

The primary hazards will be damaging wind gusts and large hail. We will see highs back into the middle 80s with a southerly wind 10-20 miles per hour. Thursday is likely to give us a chance to dry ou...

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Journalist killed in Mexican state of Culiacan

The reporter was shot in the street, the Red Cross reported, where his body was left on the pavement after the fatal shooting. Over a almost 30-year career, Valdez became one of the most renowned jo...

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Lawmakers want answers from the White House after Trump's 'tapes' tweet

The Times said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders disputed the account, saying Trump would "never even suggest the expectation of personal loyalty, only loyalty to our country and its gr...

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Foreign property investors hit hard in Australian budget

It is understood they learned of the tax more than six hours before its unveiling. Another A$1.2 billion will be raised over the next four years by imposing a levy on foreign workers, another issue ...

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Australia could ban laptops on worldwide flights

Australia could ban laptops on worldwide flights

The ban, imposed by the Department of Homeland Security, is already expected to be expanded to flights from Europe to the us but now flights from Australia to the usa are being considered. Transport...

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Sean Spicer refuses to deny that Trump is taping White House visitors

Two top Democrats are demanding that the White House turn over any recordings of conversations between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey. He simply stated a fact. The refere...

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Man in Vegas Dies in Police Custody After Neck Restraint

Man in Vegas Dies in Police Custody After Neck Restraint

The unarmed man was " acting erratic " and told police people were chasing him. Officers were attempting to respond to him when the man ran off on foot into a secured area of the property toward a p...

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Putin Reveals Details About His Piano Performance in Chinese President House

The New York Times reports that the tunes are Evening Song by Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi and Moscow Windows by Tikhon Khrennikov - two songs from the 1950s that Putin may have first heard as a child li...

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Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Iranian voters are set to cast ballot in the country's presidential election on Friday. The immediate result of the rising tension now between the USA and Iran is that it undermines Iranian modera...

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Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

The Post reported that a USA partner served as the source for the highly classified intelligence, who did not grant Trump permission to disclose the information with the Russians. The claim that Tr...

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Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

It added: "Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also remain part of that work". Read the full WSJ report here . The paper says that most of the jobs will be salaried work...

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn get personal over defence on election trail

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn get personal over defence on election trail

Mr Corbyn, a veteran opponent of nuclear weapons and military action, will attempt to reassure voters sceptical about his anti-war record. Indeed, in giving such a high-profile speech on foreign pol...

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Trump Urges Russia to Restrain Assad Regime , Iran

Trump Urges Russia to Restrain Assad Regime , Iran

After Tillerson visited Putin and Lavrov in Moscow on April 12, Trump said flatly, "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all". He said Wednesday he fired Comey because he "was ...

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South African opposition wants secret ballot on Zuma vote

South African opposition wants secret ballot on Zuma vote

ANC parliamentary spokesperson Nonceba Mhlauli maintained the position that its MPs will vote according to the prescripts of the organisation. Opposition parties said on Monday they were confident t...

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Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

Finland officially took over chairmanship of the Arctic Council from the USA on Thursday during the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. The language is similar to previous de...

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