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It's On Now: Jeff Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing Tuesday

It's On Now: Jeff Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing Tuesday

The former Republican US senator from Alabama , one of Trump's most avid supporters on the campaign trail, will likely have to explain why he told lawmakers in January he had no dealings with Kre...

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UK PM May makes no comment after DUP talks

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with a Northern Ireland-based party to see if they can together push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left he...

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May tells Bercow 'at least someone got a landslide'

But with the Conservatives losing their Commons majority and Prime Minister Theresa May's future called into question, Tuesday's election of a Commons Speaker is now expected to see Mr Bercow return...

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Police find 'significant' auto in Manchester bomb probe as residents evacuated

Officers are at the scene and there's a 100m cordon in place - people are being told to avoid the area. "This is potentially a significant development in the investigation", Detective Chief Superint...

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South Korea President to Meet with Trump at White House

He also suggested it could lead to a European Union-style "security and economic" partnership between countries in the region. Tension has remained high on the Korean Peninsula over the past months ...

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Egypt parliament committee green lights Red Sea islands handover

Egypt parliament committee green lights Red Sea islands handover

Parliamentary approval is nevertheless expected and pro-el-Sissi lawmakers say the chamber has a constitutional right to ratify any worldwide agreement. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity b...

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Ovation for Jeremy Corbyn as he returns to House of Commons

The Labour Party proved Goodwin wrong by bringing in 40 percent of the vote. "I am surprised that Corbyn added two percentage points to what I projected, and I did say that I would eat this book",...

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Sessions says he did not have third meeting with Russian ambassador

His responses triggered an explosion by Sen. Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about ...

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6 questions for Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Sessions previously offered to resign because of tensions with Trump over his recusal decision. Sessions has been dogged by the Russian Federation investigation. The meetings were among a series ...

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HUNG PARLIAMENT: Theresa May forms a government with DUP support

HUNG PARLIAMENT: Theresa May forms a government with DUP support

But until a government emerges in London, it is unclear how the talks can start. "I think the only thing that political commentators can agree on is that we have uncertainty right now and nobody has a...

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U.S. basketball star Rodman flies to North Korea

He said he is "just trying to open a door" on a mission that he thinks his former " Celebrity Apprentice " boss would support. Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia undergraduate, was convicted a...

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In First Full Cabinet Meeting, Members Praise Trump ... Maybe Too Much

Another US federal appeals court has dealt another blow to president Donald Trump and his travel ban, which is set to be reviewed by the Supreme Court. Democrat senator Chuck Schumer published his...

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Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions to testify in public Tuesday amid Russian Federation probe

Sessions is likely to be asked about his conversations with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and whether there were more encounters that should have been made public. for a variety of reasons", and thus ch...

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UK Labour Party to seek to form govt

UK Labour Party to seek to form govt

They quit Saturday after becoming a focus of blame for the Conservatives' election disaster. Britain's snap general election resulted in a hung Parliament in a major blow to Ms May who wanted to b...

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May in trouble as aides resign

The charities minister had held his Reading East seat since 2005, before being defeated by Labour's Matt Rodda, who gained a majority of 3,749 on Thursday. And, it would permit Britain to make its o...

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McCain Slams Pentagon for Afghan Policy Delay

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told exasperated lawmakers Tuesday that America still is "not winning" in Afghanistan , as USA military commanders push for additional troops to help stabilize the country...

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Jeff Sessions to testify in open session before Senate Intelligence Committee

Questions have arisen about Sessions' own involvement in the Trump campaign and his meetings with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the US. But will the hearing be open or closed? "The Att...

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North Korea confirms successful missile test - state media

North Korea confirms successful missile test - state media

Limited air force and satellite capabilities impair North Korean reconnaissance efforts, so North Korea relies on unmanned aerial systems. What is the position taken by the new South Korean...

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Theresa May hold talks with DUP to form government

Meanhwile, many people in Britain , let alone the European Union , had never heard of the Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) until the elections. Currently, the Tories and the DUP are considerin...

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May fighting for survival after failed election

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservative Party has failed to win an overall majority in parliament, and the country is now set for a hung parliament . May will also need the support of...

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Australian man among three missing at sea off Papua New Guinea

Australian man among three missing at sea off Papua New Guinea

PNG's National Maritime Safety Authority confirmed to ABC's Pacific Beat the search was called off after receiving advice from an Australian expert that the time frame for survival would have expired ...

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Uber Board Member Makes Sexist Joke During All-Hands Meeting

Uber Board Member Makes Sexist Joke During All-Hands Meeting

But one particular comment during the meeting made it clear that the company still has work to do on how it deals with sexism among its own board members . "Oh, come on, David", Huffington said in re...

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Pound plunges on United Kingdom election upset, other currencies calm

Pound plunges on United Kingdom election upset, other currencies calm

The prospect of being propped up by the socially conservative DUP, which is strongly focused on Northern Ireland's specific political complexities, was causing concerns in the Conservative party, seni...

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Yanez Jury Rewatches Dashcam Video

Squad vehicle video played repeatedly for the jury last week shows the situation escalated quickly, with Yanez shooting Castile just seconds after the driver volunteered, "Sir, I have to tell you, I d...

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Turkey sends military team to Qatar to evaluate troop deployments

Turkey is in a delicate position as Ankara regards Qatar as its chief ally in the Gulf, but it is also keen to maintain its improving relations with regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia . Mr Al-Baker a...

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Should Puerto Rico become the 51st state?

In the 1998 referendum , the top choice among Puerto Ricans was "none of the above" while in 2012 referendum voted heavily in favor of statehood, with the rest of the ballots left blank. The US Congr...

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Rennie: DUP deal could pose constitutional threat to UK

Despite anger at the election, she was cheered briefly at the start of the meeting. "I don't detect any great appetite amongst my colleagues for presenting the public with a massive additional dose ...

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Uber SVP of Business Emil Michael has left the company

According to a representative for the board, Uber brought in Holder earlier this year to lead an investigation into sexual harassment and workplace culture developing in the ride-hailing startup. ...

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USA attorney-general to testify over Russian meddling

But there are also questions about meetings that Sessions had with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, who has emerged as a key figure in the question of whether any Trump associate...

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Theresa May set for crunch meeting with Tory MPs

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he could still be prime minister, although his party has no obvious way to build a majority coalition. May however has vowed to stay on, and on Sunday unveiled a la...

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Don't mow the fescue, pleads McIlroy

Stenson joined the ranks of major winners with a thrilling Open Championship triumph over Phil Mickelson at Royal Troon in July past year. It will be his first major championship since the 2005 Br...

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Merkel ready for Brexit talks with Britain

German chancellor Angela Merkel urged Britain Friday to quickly launch Brexit talks with the European Union after prime minister Theresa May suffered a harsh election setback. "We are fully prepar...

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Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Without Good Cause

But Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax and a friend of the President who attended meetings Monday at the White House, was the one who revealed that the issue was being discussed. "I have confidence in Bo...

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75-Year-Old Woman Struck and Killed While Walking Dog

75-Year-Old Woman Struck and Killed While Walking Dog

According to Acton Police, crews responded to Revolutionary Road after the crash was reported just after 8 a.m. The woman was taken by helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was pro...

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OPEC: Oil market rebalancing at slower pace, output rises

OPEC: Oil market rebalancing at slower pace, output rises

Energy Information Administration. Investors are betting that last week's increase was a one-off, and that Wednesday's data will show that inventories fell. Oil prices settled higher on Tuesday aft...

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North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier

Warmbier was serving as 15-year hard labor prison term after he was accused and confessed to "a crime "pursuant to the USA government's hostile policy toward (the North), in a bid to impair the unity ...

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Train Fire in Mansfield, Mass. Delays MBTA Line

Train Fire in Mansfield, Mass. Delays MBTA Line

Officials in Mansfield spent Tuesday morning fighting a freight train auto fire in the area of Route 140. Crews are working to put the fire out. About 11:30 a.m., firefighters had to return as t...

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Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate intelligence committee

He also has vented frustration to aides on Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, a decision that led to Rosenstein's appointment of a special counsel, Rob...

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Health care dropouts sign that Democrats 'gave up'

Health care dropouts sign that Democrats 'gave up'

The exchanges are the only way customers can get subsidies or tax credits to help cover the premium. President Trump on Tuesday blasted Democrats for failing to help replace Obamacare, saying th...

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Reports of secret Tory and Labour talks to achieve softer Brexit

May left Downing Street without responding to reporters' questions on whether an agreement had been reached with the DUP, which is needed to help the Conservatives command the majority they lost in la...

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