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Voters like Obamacare better than GOP alternative, poll shows

Leaving a meeting of the Senate's healthcare working group, Cornyn was asked if senators are looking at their ability to repeal ObamaCare's essential health benefits . And cuts to that program could ...

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Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

Following reports that President Donald Trump attempted to dissuade former FBI Director James Comey from investigating National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, several political figures have said that ...

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British hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

British hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

The National Health Service in England confirmed the hacking. Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit, according to security experts, with the country's Interior Ministry confirming it was s...

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Oklahoma governor to tour tornado damage

Oklahoma governor to tour tornado damage

Fallin's office says the governor will arrive in Elk City about noon Wednesday to meet with emergency responders and tour the damaged area. At this time, all residents of the mobile home park have bee...

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Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

Russian President Vladimir Putin has lashed out at US politicians whipping up what he described as "anti-Russian sentiment" for being either "stupid" or "dangerous". The White House quickly denied any...

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Macron Names Surprise Choice as New Prime Minister

Then, a large crowd outside the chancellery welcomed Macron to Berlin, with some waving European Union flags. Germany and France have traditionally been the motor of European integration, but the ...

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Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

In nearby Kansas City, Missouri, some 15 members of a local group called PeaceWorks demonstrated in support of Manning on Wednesday, crediting her with exposing war crimes. She will have healthcare be...

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Ryan backs Trump, cautions against 'rush to judgment'

The Times had an answer for that in its story yesterday: "Mr. Comey and his aides perceived Mr. Trump's comments as an effort to influence the investigation, but they decided that they would try to k...

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to tackle 'rigged system' in battle with 'Establishment'

Jeremy Corbyn vows to tackle 'rigged system' in battle with 'Establishment'

Campaigning for the 2017 general election is now underway with Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn both launching their bids to become Prime Minister. Mrs. Owen Paterson, who represents North Shropshi...

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Kuwait backs call to extend oil output cuts

Official data from the Energy Information Administration will be released Wednesday, amid forecasts for an oil-stock drop of around 2.2 million barrels. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said th...

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UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

The North's state-run media agency said Sunday's test involved a mid-to-long range ballistic missile that could be blasted off and out of the planet's atmosphere and then return, and quoted leader K...

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Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Leonard's injury when he landed on Zaza Pachulia's foot and turned his already tender left ankle severely altered Game 1 and possibly the entire series. The Warriors, who struggled to score in the f...

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Former PM John Howard slams Scott Morrison over bank tax

Former PM John Howard slams Scott Morrison over bank tax

Mr Morrison described the 0.06 per cent levy as "modest" as he confirmed the impost would be permanent, and not just a temporary budget fix measure. NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn said it is no...

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Trump Sends Chilling Twitter Warning to Comey

Mr Trump claimed Mr Comey asked to have dinner "because he wanted to stay on" as director. According to the sources close to Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director told them about t...

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Japanese Princess renouncing royal title to marry commoner

Japanese Princess renouncing royal title to marry commoner

Emperor Akihito's granddaughter's upcoming engagement to her college sweetheart, a commoner, will cost the princess her royal status in a move that highlights the male-dominated nature of Japan's mona...

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Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs

Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs

So what do the Raptors have to do in the short term to save their dignity and make this series a tad more competitive? Cory Joseph made his first playoff start in Lowry's place, but finished with ...

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At least one killed as tornado tears though dozens of Oklahoma homes

The governor was joined by state and local officials and emergency responders. A spokesman for the National Weather Service said Northwest Oklahoma could see more severe storms Thursday. Elk Cit...

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Comey invited to testify at House Oversight Committee hearing

The oversight hearing will happen the same day as the deadline Chaffetz gave the Federal Bureau of Investigation to hand over any documents or recordings related to any conversations between Comey...

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Muslim law board hiding facts on talaq, say community's 14 other bodies

Muslim law board hiding facts on talaq, say community's 14 other bodies

One of AIMPLB's lawyers Yusuf Muchala responded saying that board's advisory is not mandatory for all Qazis to follow. The court also asked whether a "modern and model nikahnama " could be put in p...

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North Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South

North Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South

Why does this test matter? US officials reported that the missile landed 60 miles from the Russian city of Vladivostok. KCNA said the test showed North Korea "has all powerful means for retaliator...

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Trump to host Turkish president at White House on May 16

Trump to host Turkish president at White House on May 16

President Trump will meet with the Turkish leader at the White House during his visit. Erdogan earlier Wednesday strongly criticized Trump's decision to arm Syrian Kurds in the fight against ISIS. T...

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New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June

New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June

Meanwhile, the South Korean Navy revealed a U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier group was to remain in the vicinity indefinitely, while Seoul's defense ministry warned it was ready to carry out a pr...

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White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

The White House denied the report . The transition team was allowed to request and view classified material in secure rooms both at their government-run offices in Washington and at the White House...

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Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

An online extortion attack that authorities say swept 150 countries this weekend is part of a growing problem of "ransomware" scams, in which people find themselves locked out of their files and...

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Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

President Donald Trump watches Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan depart the White House in Washington , Tuesday, May 16, 2017 . FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, then-FBI Director James...

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Peace Talks First. The US Embassy Can Wait

Peace Talks First. The US Embassy Can Wait

Moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem would likely be seen as an unambiguous recognition of Israel's claims to complete territorial control, which could set off a political firestorm. Instead of movin...

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Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

About 13 million of North Rhine Westphalia " s 18 million residents were eligible to vote, representing more than one-fifth of the total national electorate. The business-friendly Free Democratic Part...

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A-League veteran Mitch Nichols on cocaine charge

A-League veteran Mitch Nichols on cocaine charge

Former Socceroo Mitch Nichols played for Western Sydney Wanderers this season. It is alleged Nichols had 1.1 grams of a white powder which authorities believed to be cocaine. Cronulla Sharks chair...

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Family denies DNC staffer leaked information to WikiLeaks

Family denies DNC staffer leaked information to WikiLeaks

However former investigator Rod Wheeler claims he has sources within the department that suggest otherwise. His notion is that the Russians killed Rich for discovering the hacking. On Monday, though...

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Polish Left supports Labour in upcoming United Kingdom election

Polish Left supports Labour in upcoming United Kingdom election

On a trip to the North East today , Mrs May accused Mr Corbyn of wanting a return to the "disastrous socialist policies of the 1970s". "Proud and patriotic working class people in towns and cities ...

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Outage hits Starbucks stores in USA and Canada

Outage hits Starbucks stores in USA and Canada

The story was spotted by thirsty TechCrunch writers in NY, who discovered that their local Starbucks was affected and giving away free drinks . Some baristas told CNBC that the outage began Mon...

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Trump's Russia Intel Disclosure Risks Life Of Israeli Spy Within ISIS

Trump's Russia Intel Disclosure Risks Life Of Israeli Spy Within ISIS

With the White House in chaos and congressional Republicans struggling to respond, communication appeared to have broken down between the two ends of Pennsylvania Ave. Comey". That breakdown endange...

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Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' North Korea

NY [U.S.], May 16:: Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest missile launch, but warned that the world should talk to Pyongyang rather than threaten it. Her comments came ah...

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Trump asked Comey to 'close Flynn probe'

Trump's associates and Russian Federation", the paper said. According to a memo, Comey wrote about the encounter and shared with confidantes, the President said: "I hope you can see your way clear t...

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United Kingdom interest rates on hold at 0.25% as economy slows

Usually BoE inflation forecasts show inflation falling back to target. The Bank cut its growth forecast to 1.9 percent, and held interest rates at 0.25 percent. He said: "We maintain the view that t...

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New South Korean president will visit US next month

Researchers from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) said they are optimistic about the election of South Korean president Moon Jae-in who assumed office last week following waves of ...

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Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations

Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations

A report in the Associated Press said that Trump was anxious staffers would leak his decision to the press. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said the White House must "clear the air" about ...

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Mother's Day Ideas for Last Minute Planners

The first modern Mother's Day observances were organized in Grafton, West Virginia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by social activist Anna Jarvis on May 10, 1908, although a previous commemoration h...

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China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade

India, however, was conspicuous by its absence. India has been vehemently protesting against China going overboard over the CPEC. In addition to its concerns regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Co...

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UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests

UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests

The KCNA report said that, as ever, the test had been overseen by the North's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. The intermediate-range class of missile is created to travel up to 3,000 to 4,000 kilometr...

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