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Two killed in US tornadoes

A short time later, while cooking supper with his wife, Black said the tornado picked the entire trailer about five foot off the ground before slamming it back on its foundation. "We have several repo...

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EU fines Facebook $122 million over misleading information

EU fines Facebook $122 million over misleading information

However, in August 2016, WhatsApp announced updates to its privacy policy which showed it may link user phone numbers with Facebook identities. Free webinar: Register now to learn about data cen...

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Dems rule out Lieberman, Keating as Federal Bureau of Investigation picks; former colleague not acceptable

He served in the U.S. Senate from 1989 to 2013. He lost his 2006 Democratic primary bid but won re-election as a third party candidate. This is a man who was giving speeches on behalf of Hillary Clin...

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Marine Le Pen to contest parliamentary election

Marine Le Pen to contest parliamentary election

On April 24, Le Pen temporarily stepped down as the National Front's leader to concentrate on her presidential campaign but ultimately lost to independent Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the el...

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FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds

FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds

President Donald Trump walks Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to his auto following his visit to the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. But D.C.'s police chief said on Wednesday t...

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GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

Clapper and Schumer made their comments on CNN's "State of the Union"; Graham spoke on NBC's "Meet the Press"; Haley and Warner appeared on ABC's "This Week"; and Warner spoke on "Fox News Sunday"...

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China's banking regulator to step up protection after cyber attack

Researchers have said some of the code used in Friday's ransomware, WannaCry, was almost identical to the code used by the Lazarus Group, a group of North Korean hackers who used a similar version for...

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Trump revealed highly classified info to Russian Federation

Trump revealed highly classified info to Russian Federation

Mr Trump, who had apparently "spontaneously" made a decision to share the information with Russian Federation, said he believed his actions would help in the fight against terrorism. McMaster - Nation...

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Florida woman finds iguana in toilet bowl, calls 911

Florida woman finds iguana in toilet bowl, calls 911

When he received the call Tuesday night, he asked the dispatcher to make sure it was an iguana, not a snake. "I opened the door, stuck my hand in". "I felt like I was the, you know, Robin in the s...

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Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

This follows yesterday's four-hour meeting of top officials and experts in Brussels, including Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for...

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Belt & Road Initiative: China's door always open for India, says Chunying

Belt & Road Initiative: China's door always open for India, says Chunying

British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday Britain is a natural partner for China's new Silk Road program, and as it leaves the European Union (EU) it wants more trade with the world not l...

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Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

Legal experts have said that could lead to a "very strong case of obstruction of justice", the same charge that brought down President Richard Nixon. They will not always be treated fairly, he said, a...

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Kim gleeful as North Korea fires longest-range missile

Kim gleeful as North Korea fires longest-range missile

Security Council warned could require new sanctions on Pyongyang. Though President Donald Trump has expressed willingness to meet Kim "under the right circumstances", many in his administration want...

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With latest airstrikes, US signals to Iran: Containment is back

With latest airstrikes, US signals to Iran: Containment is back

USA military officials have not yet determined if Syrian army forces were targeted in the strike or if they were militias aligned with the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. There was no con...

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United Kingdom retail sales grow by a better than expected 2.3% in April

United Kingdom retail sales grow by a better than expected 2.3% in April

However, data from the Office for National Statistics showed regular pay rising just 2.1 percent in the three months to March. "Anecdotal evidence from retailers suggests that good weather contrib...

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Iran's Rouhani congratulates France Macron on presidential victory

Iran's Rouhani congratulates France Macron on presidential victory

Hillary Clinton congratulated Emmanuel Macron on winning the French presidential election on Sunday, and used the opportunity to take a swipe at the media. Macron rejected Le Pen's plan to strip dual-...

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'Greatest witch hunt in USA history'

Mr Mueller will have sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any crimes he uncovers. Just this morning, Trump blasted off a tweet , arguing "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a polit...

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Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

President, if there are "tapes" relevant to the Comey firing, it's because you made them and they should be provided to Congress", tweeted Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intellige...

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Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

Palestinians also claim Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and past peace proposals have proposed splitting the city between East and West Jerusalem , or creating an internation...

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9 hurt, 2 arrested in altercation at Turkish Embassy in DC

In footage distributed by worldwide broadcast outlet Voice of America , one man with a bullhorn could be seen on the ground getting kicked repeatedly, including by someone in a suit. There may be is...

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Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

This time, should it happen, Abbott could either choose a placeholder to just fill the seat through November or give a leg up to a candidate wanting to fill the rest of Cornyn's term. Kansas Republica...

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Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

Six of these calls were with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. And there have been many of those denials. On Jan. 26, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates warned White House Counsel Donald Mc...

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Lib Dems pledge to ban diesel sales

Lib Dems pledge to ban diesel sales

Mr Farron has already said he expects a big Conservative win on 8 June, but his pitch to voters is that his party can help mitigate the effects of Brexit. This, the manifesto document states, would se...

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Fact Check: 'We Don't Have Health Care In This Country,' Trump Says

There are a few different areas in which North Dakotans now receive their health coverage - an employer, the government (Medicare, Medicaid or the VA) or the individual marketplace. And premiums hav...

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Casualties mount to 42 in anti-government protests in Venezuela

The latest deaths in the current unrest - which erupted on April 1 when the opposition took to the streets in anger at what they saw as moves to strengthen President Nicolas Maduro's hold on power - m...

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Mexicans protest for justice after reporter murdered

Mexicans protest for justice after reporter murdered

President Enrique Pena Nieto did not take questions at a Wednesday event called "actions for freedom of expression and protection of journalists and defenders". "But the state is not capable of invest...

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Blue Jays' Pillar apologizes for homophobic slur

Blue Jays' Pillar apologizes for homophobic slur

The Toronto Blue Jays have suspended player Kevin Pillar after he used an anti-gay slur during a game. The Braves will host the Blue Jays again tonight aiming for a four-game sweep, and things a...

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Palestinian president hopeful after talks with Trump

Palestinian president hopeful after talks with Trump

The Palestinian leader and his advisers are weighing efforts to restart peace negotiations with Israel with the aim of securing Palestinian borders, a capital and a state. Netanyahu stressed that he...

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Australia bans distribution of Quran, use of burka

Australia bans distribution of Quran, use of burka

Wearing a full-face veil in public may result in a 150 euro fine ($167). The legislation includes mandatory integration courses, German-language lessons and requires asylum seekers to do unpaid work i...

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House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

Dianne Feinstein of California sent the letter to the Justice Department and the White House on Wednesday. In one letter, the committee asked Comey to testify in both open and closed sessions. Comey...

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Police hunt man after dog is stabbed and killed in Mirrabooka

Police hunt man after dog is stabbed and killed in Mirrabooka

A neighbour who was walking near the park at the time told ABC News he heard screams which sounded like they had come from a young woman. She rushed her beloved dog to the vet but she was dead bef...

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France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

The pair said they are both prepared even to implement treaty changes if needed. His visit to Merkel is in keeping with France's presidential tradition of making Berlin the first foreign port of ...

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Chinese sanctioned by USA for aiding Iran missile development

Under the deal, which was negotiated by the US and five other world powers, key sanctions on Iran's economy were lifted, allowing it to sell oil on the open market, join global financial systems and d...

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Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

The Army said Wednesday that Manning remains subject to the military's criminal code until her discharge from the Army, and that her "excess leave" status will be lifted if she's prosecuted for any vi...

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Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

In the tweet, Trump also warned Comey about leaking to the press: " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" When Trump initial...

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Women in Saudi Arabia: King Salman Loosens Restrictions on Guardianship System

Women in Saudi Arabia: King Salman Loosens Restrictions on Guardianship System

So, while King Salman's order, according to Human Rights Commission President Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban reflects his "care of his people and embodies his concern to simplify procedures for women", ...

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Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

President Trump also told the Liberty University crowd that the Liberty University graduates and him being president would "really require major help from God". Trump may not want to surround hi...

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Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi - ISNA

A few hours later, Jahangiri announced his withdrawal from the presidential race in favor of incumbent President Hassan Rouhani . The survey was conducted randomly among 6,089 people from 31 provin...

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North Korea claims test of 'newly developed ballistic rocket'

North Korea claims test of 'newly developed ballistic rocket'

The missile, which landed in the sea west of Japan, was launched at a steep angle, reaching an altitude of 2,000km, and travelling about 700km. Ji also repeated an assertion by North Korean official...

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South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen

The North defends its weapons programmes as necessary to counter US hostility. North Korea on Tuesday rejected a United Nations Security Council press statement issued on Monday condemning its test-...

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