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Trump urges Qatar leader to resolve diplomatic crisis with Arab nations

Perhaps Qatar will withdraw enough media and funding support for things the Saudis don't like to buy them off, and everything will return to normal. U.S. "The claim needs to be verified but the move...

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Polls open in United Kingdom general election

As polling stations across Britain prepare to open on Thursday, opinion polls show the outcome of the general election could be a lot tighter than had been predicted when Prime Minister There...

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Qatar crisis: Donald Trump calls Saudi's King Salman, asks for Gulf unity

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen have accused Qatar of harboring extremists and backing Riyadh's regional rival, Iran. "I think our relationship with Qatar is one that's st...

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May's lead widens to 7 points - YouGov poll on eve of election

May's lead widens to 7 points - YouGov poll on eve of election

May has repeatedly said only she can deliver the right deal for Britain and that opponents would lead its US$2.5 trillion economy to ruin in the negotiations with the EU. The attacks have raised a...

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German FM blasts 'Trumpification' of Qatar-PGCC dispute

The Pentagon says the ongoing diplomatic crisis with Qatar has not and will not affect the major USA air base there that supports military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Mr Trump said he h...

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Murphy, Guadagno projected winners of New Jersey gubernatorial primary

His victory means he will take on the victor of Tuesday's Republican primary in November. HOW SHE WON: Guadagno emerged victorious on a promise not to raise taxes and nearly constantly highlightin...

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Trump urges Gulf unity after supporting Saudi over Qatar row

Saudi Arabia is a key financial backer of Jordan. Qatar, home to the Al Jazeera news network, also plays a role in negotiating with groups that many governments keep distance from. Marri said he wou...

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Attacks reported inside Iran's parliament and Khomeini shrine

Attacks reported inside Iran's parliament and Khomeini shrine

He later tweeted: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" On Tuesday, the UAE, Saudi Arabia , and Bahrain also ordered all Qatar Airways offices located in the...

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Trump backs Saudi-led efforts against Qatar

News that half a dozen countries in the Middle East will cut diplomatic ties with Qatar has thrown the region in turmoil. Energy-rich Qatar has long had strained ties with its neighbours but the mov...

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This New Twitter Bot Turns Donald Trump's Tweets Into Official WH Statements

NBC News reports , ( http://nbcnews.to/2r1qc3w ) President Trump's tweets have played a major role in his presidency by "offering a window into his thinking, sometimes at the expense of his adminis...

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United States says fight for Raqqa will be 'difficult'

United States says fight for Raqqa will be 'difficult'

The latest airstrikes come as an alliance of US -backed Kurdish and Arab fighters prepare to officially launch an all-out attack on Raqqa city. Photo courtesy of Raqqa Campaign. Raqqa serves as the ...

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Myanmar military plane carrying 120 goes missing

Myanmar military plane carrying 120 goes missing

Of the 122 people on board, 108 were passengers and 14 were crew, Capt. Myat Min Oo said. It did not specify how many people were on board. The commander in chief's office said the plane lost contact ...

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Middle Eastern countries terminate diplomatic relations with Qatar

Al-Jubeir responded by saying the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) could handle the issue by itself and expressed hope the crisis would be resolved quickly. Ankara officials have said Turkey's p...

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Pentagon can't square Trump comments on Qatar

Qatar long has denied funding extremists, although Western officials have accused it of allowing or even encouraging funding of Sunni extremists like al-Qaida's branch in Syria, once known as the Nusr...

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Trump to nominate former Justice Department official to head FBI

If confirmed by the Senate to a 10-year term as the bureau's director, Wray will succeed Comey who was abruptly sacked by the United States president one month ago. lawmakers have said Trump should ...

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London attacks: Three more arrested, say police

Twenty-one people remain in critical condition in hospital in the wake of the terror atrocity. The third attacker was named as Youssef Zaghba , an Italian national of Moroccan descent , who was li...

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Italy warned United Kingdom on 3rd London attacker

Italian intelligence officials reportedly communicated this to their United Kingdom counterparts. But inquiries established no intelligence or evidence to suggest any terrorist activity or that an...

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Raqqa: Syrian Kurdish-led forces launch offensive on IS 'capital'

Raqqa: Syrian Kurdish-led forces launch offensive on IS 'capital'

The attack on the northern city, which was seized by the jihadists in early 2014, has been seven months in the making and is backed by air support, military advisers and weapons deliveries from the US...

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Trump far less credible than Comey - but majorities don't trust either

Trump far less credible than Comey - but majorities don't trust either

Comey said he told Trump "you will always get honesty from me". That bit of testimony was part of a prepared statement Comey released Wednesday, a day before he is set to appear before the Senate in...

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United Kingdom contenders trade blows on last day of election campaign

She argues: "His campaign has been played deliberately in terms of T.V., with pictures of him surrounded by thousands of supporters". Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip were greet...

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After Hamas decade, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity

Hamas has fought three wars with Israel since 2008, and the Jewish state enforces a crippling blockade on Gaza . Although Iran cut off its financial aid to Hamas in 2009 because of Hamas' refusa...

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RNC: Trump's firing of Comey was 'the right thing to do'

RNC: Trump's firing of Comey was 'the right thing to do'

Sorting out the president's motivations and meaning before untangling potential legal jeopardy could take years - much longer than it has taken for Trump's political vulnerabilities to be dissected, a...

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Donald Trump to recommend Christopher Wray as FBI director

Christie is a Trump ally and informal adviser. Christopher Wray did. The phone never made its way into the courtroom. Speaking to reporters in Cincinnati, he said that Christopher Wray is "...

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New bill aims to reduce hot auto deaths

New bill aims to reduce hot auto deaths

It would require automakers to come up with a plan to use technology to remind a driver someone is still in the backseat after the vehicle is turned off. On Wednesday, a bill was introduced to help pr...

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In UK Election, Many Investors Want the Tax-Raising Socialist

While May has been touring target seats around the country, delivering slogan-heavy speeches to small groups of hand-picked activists, Corbyn has drawn large crowds to open-air rallies. "They're more ...

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North Korea stages third missile test in 3 weeks

The latest test involved a short-range Scud which flew about 450km before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) between the Korean Peninsula and Japan on Monday, according to the U.S. "The United Sta...

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North Korea 'fires several land-to-ship missiles'

The missiles each flew about 124 miles, a short range that does not warrant a statement from the U.S. Defense Department about tracking the launches, CNN reported . The last time North Korea co...

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Qatar's sympathisers could face up to 15 years of prison

Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy chairman of the foreign affairs committee at the upper chamber of parliament, on Wednesday dismissed the accusations as "an attempt to push the USA against Russian Feder...

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Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

Internet services were also suspended in areas such as Mandsaur, Ratlam and Ujjain to prevent protestors from "fuelling further unrest" through inflammatory posts on social media. Chouhan also ordered...

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Polls open in Britain's general election

May has seen her once-commanding lead over the Labour Party and its veteran hard-left leader Jeremy Corbyn narrow sharply since she surprised nearly everyone by calling a snap election in April. o...

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Rep. Himes: Trump's response to London 'inappropriate for a toddler'

But the Prime Minister repeatedly refused to say she was wrong to make the cuts while she was Home Secretary and insisted counter-terrorism budgets had been protected. Donald Trump Jr stepped in to de...

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Qatar blames current crisis on fake news inserted by hackers

Jordan also revoked the license of Doha-based TV channel Al Jazeera , government spokesman Mohammed Al-Momani said . Qatar's foreign minister called the move by Gulf countries to sever ties...

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U.S. suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

Both the leaders discussed ways to prevent terror financing and eliminate extremism by any country in region, the White House said on Tuesday. Qatar's position within the coalition of Gulf Arab ...

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Durant exceeding Warriors expectations in NBA Finals

When asked about the specific incident with LeBron, he replied, "he stepped over me. So mentally, me personally, I got to go home, start my treatment right now, get my mind focused and get my body foc...

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United States suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

A year ago during a visit to Saudi Arabia , Obama administration officials raised the issue of Saudi funding to build mosques in Europe and Africa that are helping to spread an ultra-conservative str...

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North Korea test-fires multiple ground-to-ship missiles: Seoul

Four more launchers arrived recently in the South and are now being stored at a USA army base in the country, which plays host to some 28,500 U.S. troops as a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War. Beijing...

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Police Have Arrested Another Suspect in Connection With the London Bridge Attack

When asked if the United Kingdom should rescind the offer of a state visit to President Donald Trump following Trump's recent criticisms of Khan, the London mayor told BBC that he had not changed ...

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London Bridge: Third attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

London Bridge: Third attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. All three of the assailants were shot dead. She said, "I believe it is right that the United Kingdom is engaged in taking on and defeating groups like ISIS...

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Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

Polls suggest that Theresa May's Conservative Party hold a lead of around six points over Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party, although outliers suggest that lead could be as big as 12 points, or as smal...

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James Comey's Prepared Testimony Says President Trump Demanded Loyalty

James Comey's Prepared Testimony Says President Trump Demanded Loyalty

Bush and his successor, President Barack Obama, to the 2008 financial crisis. In a statement released on the eve of his testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Comey said Trump rai...

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