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Putin Urges Corporate America to 'Help' President Trump

You and I met up last evening. But he also suggested that Russian Federation would be justified if it did decide to hack the USA - because it constantly interferes with other nations. "You created a...

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Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn

In the wake of last year's Brexit referendum , called and lost by Prime Minister David Cameron , Britain's Conservative party took a long time to reorganize itself before it finally triggered ...

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May to forge 'government of certainty' with DUP backing

The DUP is the only party that would realistically help the Conservatives resist a no-confidence motion in parliament. The DUP may be part of the political fabric here, but despite being the most Br...

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Iran arrests seven for supporting Tehran attacks

Ahmad Fazelian , a provincial judiciary official, said the seven, suspected of "providing support for the terrorist team", were detained in Fardis, about 50 km (31 miles) west of Tehran, the judicia...

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Majority of Tory members want Theresa May to quit

The Conservatives held 330 seats in the last Parliament, compared with 229 for Labour , 54 for the Scottish National Party and nine for the Liberal Democrats . "The country needs a period of stab...

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Police release image of knife used in London Bridge attack

The London Bridge attack ringleader Khuram Butt was considered a potential threat to British security and was still under active investigation at the time he carried out the deadly assault, United K...

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What might it cost UK's Theresa May to remain in power?

Wolverhampton council's Conservative group leader Wendy Thompson said the result had left a "terrible" platform for the Brexit talks which are due to start in 10 days. Chancellor Philip Hammond, For...

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Delaware governor signs first state abortion rights law under Trump

Delaware governor signs first state abortion rights law under Trump

In May, the IL legislature approved a measure that would safeguard abortion access if Roe v. Wade is overturned, but Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vowed to veto it. In a contentious 22-16 vote, the D...

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Theresa May to seek to form UK government

Theresa May to seek to form UK government

It is believed that support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) could allow her Conservatives to reach the 326 seats needed for a majority in parliament. The Tories are forecast ...

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Jihadists tried to hire lorry on day of London Bridge terror attack

Jihadists tried to hire lorry on day of London Bridge terror attack

Detectives suspect the carnage inflicted could have been even worse if Khuram Butt had not failed to secure the vehicle because his payment did not go through. Police said they had to prioritise res...

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Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

She instead not only failed to build up her position but lost the majority altogether. Darvas said that for those who wanted a softer Brexit negotiation, the election result was actually a positiv...

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May failed to get the mandate she sought

Now the tone of those Brexit talks, set to start in just 10 days - and even May's own position - are up in the air. According to the current count of the United Kingdom general election , with ...

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Teen randomly stabbed outside Millbrae public library

Zuno said the boy was hanging out in front of the library with other kids when he was "randomly approached" by the suspect. The boy, who was with a group of friends at the time of the attack, suffer...

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Russian Su-27 intercepts USAF bombers over Baltic Sea

Russian Su-27 intercepts USAF bombers over Baltic Sea

On Tuesday, Russia's defense ministry said it scrambled a fighter jet to intercept and escort a US strategic bomber flying over the Baltic alongside the Russian border. A Russian plane intercepted an ...

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8th London Bridge victim found in Thames, another arrested, UK cops say

8th London Bridge victim found in Thames, another arrested, UK cops say

It seems he ended up staying put - until the awful events of last Saturday night unfolded. The Metropolitan Police said the body was found Tuesday downstream from the bridge. He was also taken i...

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Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

Tillerson said the blockade was causing "unintended" humanitarian and business consequences and was "hindering US military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS ", or the Islamic Stat...

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PM Narendra Modi meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

PM Narendra Modi meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Guterres said , asking the SCO members to show leadership in efforts to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change and commitment to fight terrorism and address its root causes. The meeting be...

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President Trump to face journalists in news conference following explosive Comey testimony

He was wrong to give a press conference on July 5 past year that effectively indicted Hillary Clinton before announcing she wouldn't be charged for mishandling classified information - a colossall...

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Israeli Forces Open Fire on Gaza Stone-Throwers, Kill One Palestinian

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum denied the tunnel belonged to his or any other Gaza militant group. Hamas has fought three wars with Israel since 2008, and the Jewish state enforces a crippling...

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White House says Trump has confidence in Sessions

White House says Trump has confidence in Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the Trump campaign. But George Conway said in a series of tweets that Trump's use of social media certainly won't help persuade a majority of the Supreme ...

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Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government

While the DUP favoured UK's break from the European Union, the party opposed a so-called hard Brexit and insisted that free trade with the 27 country bloc and safeguarding the rights of European Uni...

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Third London attacker named as authorities face questions

Third London attacker named as authorities face questions

Shortly later, the lifeless bodies of the attackers are seen on the pavement. The victim falls to the ground and passersby appear to throw things at the attackers to try to stop them. He said Zaghba w...

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'Coalition of crackpots': Newspapers savage Theresa May over election nightmare

This is likely to pose an obstacle to the types of strict border controls advocated by sections of the Conservative party. Upheaval for ruling Conservative Party? So, did Theresa May's call ...

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Trump accuses Qatar of funding terror 'at a very high level'

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terror 'at a very high level'

In an extraordinary broadside against a key USA partner, President Donald Trump lambasted Qatar on Friday for funding terrorism "at a very high level" and insisted that it stop. The measures taken a...

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Following Comey testimony, DOJ releases statement defending Jeff Sessions

Risch repeatedly questioned Comey about the exact wording used by President Trump to him in private, which Comey recorded in his much-discussed memo . Republicans, who have been pushing th...

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Tehran attackers were Iranians, fought for IS in Syria and Iraq - ministry

Tehran attackers were Iranians, fought for IS in Syria and Iraq - ministry

On Wednesday, gunmen opened fire inside the Iranian parliament building in Tehran while a simultaneous attack took place near a shrine devoted to Ayatollah Khomeini south of the capital. According to ...

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James Comey tells Senate committee Trump lied over reasons for his dismissal

Trump's comment tracked with Republican talking points about the hearing, where the Republican National Committee and White House urged surrogates to emphasize the fact that Comey clearly said th...

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Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

Trump fired Comey in May, saying "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he chose to dismiss the head of the nation's top law enforcement agency while Comey was leading its probe into ...

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Syrian Army, Allies In Southeast Syria Reach Iraqi Border

But when asked about it by AFP , it said "the demonstrated hostile intent and actions of pro-government forces near coalition and partner forces in southern Syria . The coalition has established a "...

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Jeremy Corbyn's high-five failure sends Twitter into meltdown mode

Michel Barnier, the European Union executive's negotiator who planned to launch talks in Brussels a week on Monday, made clear they could only now start once Britain has a team in place: "Brexit negot...

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GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

The general concern is that the Senate committee could potentially make the special counsel investigation more hard, by requesting evidence or interviews from people who may be key witnesses for Mue...

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A 'weak' UK negotiating partner 'bad' for Brexit talks, EU's Oettinger says

Other European political actors have also been commenting. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker added he hoped there would be no further delay to the negotiations. "The offer of the E.U...

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Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters eighth day

Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters eighth day

President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao through mid-July, but lawmakers on Tuesday asked for a public session of Congress to determine whether martial law would still be neces...

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'When UK ready', Brexit talks should start: EU's Michel Barnier

To the dismay of the left, the inclusion of the DUP may actually reassure and re-energise grassroots Conservatives that have been alienated by a lacklustre campaign. The recriminations were immediat...

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Iran's Khamenei says attacks will increase hatred toward United States and Saudi Arabia

Iran's Khamenei says attacks will increase hatred toward United States and Saudi Arabia

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vowed revenge for the attack, which it says was supported by Saudi Arabia , and tied it to the visit of President Trump to Saudi Arabia in May. The attack...

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USA urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

Sisi has been angered by Qatar's support for the Muslim Brotherhood , which Egypt says is a terrorist organisation. The Pentagon said the blockade was hindering U.S. President Trump recently r...

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Britain's May vows to stay on despite election blow

With 636 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 310 to the Labour Party's 258. British Prime Minister Theresa May will form a government supported by a small Nort...

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

By teaming up with the Irish Democratic Unionist Party , Theresa May could still hang on as leader, but she will be seen by her own party as having thrown away their best chance of a landslide vict...

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House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

Under oath, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director also told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had asked him during a one-to-one dinner at the White House to ...

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Three men arrested in late night London Bridge attack terror swoop

Three men arrested in late night London Bridge attack terror swoop

Two men were arrested by police "supported by firearms officers" on a street in Ilford , east London , the Metropolitan Police said in a statement . Of the 48 people injured in the attack, 29 are...

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