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New Zealand turn screw on the wounded Lions

Warren Gatland conceded he will find it hard to nail down his selections for the British and Irish Lions' midfield when the first Test with New Zealand rolls around later this month. "We picked Ben...

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President Trump announces pick for new FBI director

His announcement comes as the Senate Intelligence Committee prepares to hear from top USA intelligence officials and Comey regarding the FBI's probe into Russian involvement in the election and fallou...

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Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis

Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis

The decision has since been adopted by several other Muslim nations. Wednesday's terror attacks, which struck Iran's parliament and a mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruholla...

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UAE Foreign Minister Slams Qatar for Asking Iran, Turkey for Help

UAE Foreign Minister Slams Qatar for Asking Iran, Turkey for Help

Khalifa also described Egypt and Jordan as two countries lacking dignity because they coordinate with Saudi Arabia . Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency says the Qatari foreign minister will v...

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United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

With results still coming in, Corbyn says May's Conservatives have lost seats, votes and support . More than three hours after polls closed in Britain's election , the first seat changed hands, ...

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UK Prime Minister May's Party Projected To Lose Majority In Parliament

UK Prime Minister May's Party Projected To Lose Majority In Parliament

Ms May called this election to boost her parliamentary majority and strengthen her Brexit negotiating hand - talks begin in 11 days. "A hung parliament is the worst outcome from a markets perspect...

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Pound falls sharply after exit poll signals blow to May

The exit poll - which must be treated with caution given the poor reliability of forecasts in recent British elections - indicates the Conservatives have won 314, Labour 266, the Scottish Nationalis...

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North Korea: Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

They flew 200 km and fell outside of the exclusive economic zone of Japan. Made on Thursday launches have become the fifth missile test by North Korea after coming to power in may on winning the pre...

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Comey hearing: 'I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation'

Comey hearing: 'I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation'

As humiliating as the hearing might have been for Mr. Trump , Americans could at least take comfort in how committee members conducted themselves. Still, it was telling that few Republicans who don...

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President Trump's Lawyer Made a Mistake in Describing James Comey's Testimony

During his opening statement to the Senate intelligence committee, the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director accused President Donald Trump and his administration of lying. And indeed i...

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Air travel, port access: Sanctions on Qatar

Air travel, port access: Sanctions on Qatar

European foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Twitter on Thursday that she had spoken with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar and called for "direct dialogue to quickly res...

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Qatar's FM: 'We are not ready to surrender'

Qatar's FM: 'We are not ready to surrender'

Russian Federation said it would not meddle in the situation. Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), Egypt, and Yemen have since been joined by Jordan, Libya, the Maldives, and Mauritania. "An...

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Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

In a sign of economic damage from the dispute, Standard & Poor's downgraded Qatar's debt on Wednesday as the country's riyal currency fell to an 11-year low amid signs that portfolio investment funds ...

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White House defamed me, says Federal Bureau of Investigation ex-chief

Did Comey's testimony support an obstruction charge? In his statements, Comey re-iterated that he believed Trump was trying to exert influence over the FBI's investigation into former Lt. For thos...

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Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majority

May, who has called for a so-called "hard" Brexit , only came into power when David Cameron , who was anit-Brexit, resigned when the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union . It would also...

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Iran: The twin attackers killed, IS claims responsibility

Ali Akbar, 34, had survived other attacks that killed fellow bodyguards while traveling with former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad overseas, according to a relative who requested anonymity because he...

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North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

Hawaii is joining at least 12 other states that have formed the U.S. Climate Alliance and promised to remain committed to the goals in the Paris deal. Importantly, it is also out of step with what i...

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M'sia to introduce tourism tax in August

He also debunk claims that the TTx can not be implemented as it's still haven't been gazetted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V. "Parliament is the supreme body in the formation of a la...

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Now, Punjab farmers to protest

Claiming that 70 farmers have committed suicide during Congress' 80 days in office, state BJP vice president Harjit Singh Grewal said that family members of the suicide victims are still awaiting the ...

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United Kingdom snap elections 2017: May vows to 'ensure stability' after Maidenhead win

The ongoing voting is the fourth major United Kingdom poll in three years, following the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, the 2015 general election , and the 2016 Brexit vote. Cameron went wi...

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Items taken from Augusta cyber contractor Reality Winner's home detailed

The charge, willful retention and transmission of national defense information , could bring victor up to 10 years in prison. "The intelligence agency was contacted by the news outlet on May 30 reg...

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Arab Countries Issue List Of Qatar-Linked 'Terrorists' Rejected By Doha

Qatar argues that if its engagement with Iran , GCC influence on immediate neighbours and pipelines' sea route are viewed collectively in terms of an organic whole or a compact unit, the project bec...

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Nomura makes initial estimate of Conservatives winning 331 seats

Polls in Britain have a shaky reputation for reliability after the 2015 general elections and the 2016 referendum on British membership of the European Union . In today's United Kingdom elections,...

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Election 2017: The key quotes after the shock exit poll

But if the exit poll is accurate, this election could be one of the biggest political upsets in British history, beating even Brexit. "This election has been getting more interesting over the past s...

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British election results: PM May falls short of majority

British election results: PM May falls short of majority

Theresa May's Conservatives could still form a government in this week's General Election according to updated election forecasts. There will be a sense of urgency to the coalition talks to for...

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Egypt accuses Qatar of paying ransom to 'terrorist group'

Analysts claimed that Qatar s support of the Muslim Brotherhood and its tolerance of Iran were the reason why Saudi Arabia and its allies cut off ties with Qatar. They accused it of supporting terror...

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IEBC nullifies Wavinya Ndeti's nomination for Machakos gubernatorial race

IEBC nullifies Wavinya Ndeti's nomination for Machakos gubernatorial race

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) disputes tribunal on Thursday, June 8, dimmed all hopes for Wavinya Ndeti to be the next Governor for Machakos . Ndeti has however refuted th...

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Netanyahu vows Israel's "forever" control of Golan Heights

Palestinians refer to the occasion as "the Naksa", or "the Setback", as a result of Israel's expansion of its military occupation and the humiliating defeat of the Arab nations who had intervened. ...

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Missing Coral Springs twins likely ran away from home

McClam did not take questions but he did say the following, "I miss ya'll and it's killing me that you're not with me right now". Police in Coral Gables initially asked the NYPD to check to see if D...

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GE2017: Britain heads towards hung Parliament according to exit poll

Corbyn told supporters at his final rally that Labours campaign had “changed the debate and given people hope. The potential uncertainty created by a hung parliament was reflected in British pou...

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Nick Clegg loses seat in United Kingdom vote

The 2015 exit poll predicted nine seats for the Lib Dems, and in the event they ended up with eight, losing around 50 MPs. Before Thursday's slide, the pound had fallen 2.5 percent in trade-weighted...

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Voters grill May and Corbyn in last TV event of election

Voters grill May and Corbyn in last TV event of election

May was accused of "broken promises" for going for an early election on June 8 after she had repeatedly said she would not, and for a U-turn on a key manifesto pledge on elderly social care. To begin ...

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Theresa May's future in doubt as election gamble backfires

UK Prime Minister Theresa May and three key members of the ruling Conservative government have retained their parliamentary seats following the official announcement of results in their constituenci...

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Pound tumbles as exit poll suggests British hung parliament

Chatter about a new European Union referendum and another general election is already making the rounds early Friday morning. Former Treasury chief George Osborne, who now edits the Evening Stan...

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Exit poll projects loss of majority for Conservatives, pound falls

While her Conservatives will likely remain the largest party - and may even have a majority to govern - they are losing seats. The exit poll in the 2015 election also predicted a hung parliament ...

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May and Conservatives fail to win majority

The poll, published as polling stations closed at 10 p.m. United Kingdom time, predicts the Conservatives will win 316 seats, down 17, with Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party in second on 266 seats, u...

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British pound dives on fears of United Kingdom election results

Having called the election at a time when polls showed her party in a commanding lead over Labour , she led what observers described as a thoroughly uninspiring campaign. He told LBC Radio: "If the...

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June long weekend weather updates on the Mid North Coast

Friday 10.18am: BRACE yourself for heavy rain between 200mm to 300mm, plummeting temperatures and possible flash flooding across the Northern Rivers. A low pressure trough is deepening off the coast...

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Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

Schumer said it's now clear that Trump fired Comey over his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign. Trump ousted Comey last mon...

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Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The snap vote was announced on April 18 by May to overcome divisions in the parliament, in which the Conservatives had 330 seats, and succeed in the negotiations with the European Union on Brexit . W...

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