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House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance

House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance

But he did say that his "dashboard was lit up" with concerns about Trump advisers' interactions with Russians before he left office on January 20. Russia , a pivotal player in Syria, has backed S...

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Filipino authorities say foreigners are among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

Some civilians refused to evacuate because they want to guard their homes, slowing down the government operations, he said. Sixty one rebels, 15 security forces and nine civilians have been killed i...

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Manchester Arena attack: Police arrest man from suburb, tenth person in custody

Manchester Arena attack: Police arrest man from suburb, tenth person in custody

Monday night's attack saw a 22-year-old suicide bomber target a concert in the northern English city of Manchester , killing at least 22 people. There are now eight people in custody in the Unite...

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UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

Security is being increased at football cup finals at Wembley and Hampden Park and the Great Manchester Run. The photos show a nondescript Salman Abedi, with glasses and a black baseball cap, dresse...

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Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

Like the hard-liners, Rouhani, too, has been less than conciliatory, accusing his rival again on Wednesday of using popular devotion to Imam Reza to gain votes. How does this shift illuminate Iran's c...

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Did Trump just shove aside a premier?

Did Trump just shove aside a premier?

Russia, the subject of so much controversy for Trump at home, also shadowed his European tour. Ahead of the summit, police were called in to clear a mixture of anti-Trump and anti-NATO demonstrators w...

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Ariana Grande's fans 'sticking together' after tragedy

Ariana Grande's fans 'sticking together' after tragedy

Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said it was the "responsibility" of governments to minimise the risk of terror by giving police the funding they need, after cuts made while Conservative Prime M...

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Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit gig

She said: "The public should be clear about what this means - a threat level of severe means an attack is highly likely". Raids are still taking place across the city as security services piece toge...

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Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

In recent days it emerged that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking at Mr Kushner , who is married to Ivanka Trump , and meetings he held with prominent Russians after Mr Trump's unexpe...

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Police make 12th arrest in Manchester attack investigation

The background of both images was blurred by police before the images were made public. British officials have confirmed Adebi had recently returned from Libya and the officers said police needed ...

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Ariana Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Ariana Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Today, Grande responded at length to the tragedy in a letter to her fans that she posted on social media . She suspended her "Dangerous Woman" tour and canceled several shows after the bombin...

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Australian to send 30 additional advisers to Afghanistan

Australian to send 30 additional advisers to Afghanistan

The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission is supported by 39 nations that contribute around 13,500 personnel. Ms Payne told a Senate estimates hearing that the troops would help train Afghan security fo...

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Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Mr Duterte also told soldiers last Friday they would be allowed to conduct searches and arrests without warrants. Duterte is notorious for comments often deemed offensive and intended the remark a...

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Duterte makes rape joke after ordering martial law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is current amid a national crisis after his declaration of martial law on the southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday in order to combat advancing Islamic extre...

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Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Britain's security level has been upgraded to "critical", which means officials believe another attack may be imminent. NBC also reported the explosive used was a "sophisticated device" and suicide ...

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'Beheaded' police chief safe amid clashes in besieged Philippines city

'Beheaded' police chief safe amid clashes in besieged Philippines city

But soldiers have been going house-to-house to clear the city of militants. "We are also acting on reports of armed men occupying the hospital and some other buildings", the military official said. Du...

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Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Kushner has played an active role in the effort to rethink and rearrange the communications team, improve the White House's surrogate operation, and develop an internal group to combat the influx of ...

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Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

The final communique was just six pages long, against 32 pages a year ago, with diplomats saying the leaders wanted a simpler document to help them to reach a wider audience. "So his views are evolv...

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Philippine President Jokes With Soldiers About Raping Women

While speaking at a military camp after imposing martial law across the south of the country , he said they were allowed to rape up to three women. "In as much as we would like to avoid collateral ...

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House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance

House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance

President Donald Trump couldn't return home from his first foreign trip without taking a quick victory lap. Appearing on "Fox News Sunday", Kelly said the principle of establishing such contacts d...

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Iranian President mocks Trump administration, calls it 'intellectually' unstable

Iranian President mocks Trump administration, calls it 'intellectually' unstable

When they attacked Iraq , they made a mistake. In the same speech, Rouhani described the state of Israel as "a cancerous tumor" and accused the United States of "crimes and acts of aggression" in...

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Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

Trump, who for months has delayed a decision on the climate agreement, made his announcement at the conclusion of the Group of Seven summit in the resort town of Taormina, Italy . Speaking to German ...

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James Comey Confidant Says Testimony Should Scare Trump

James Comey Confidant Says Testimony Should Scare Trump

Comey friend Benjamin Wittes, senior fellow at the public policy nonprofit Brookings Institution, said that it was "very telling" that Comey chose to testify in a public setting rather in confidence. ...

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The UK threat level has been reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'

The UK threat level has been reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'

Police say they are now holding 11 suspects in custody. Police in the United Kingdom say they want people to "enjoy themselves" as security's increased at today's FA Cup final at Wembley, the Premie...

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Trump's Popularity Drops in Israel After Embassy Move Delayed

Trump is launching with Israel and major Arab states to shape a lasting agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority . The letter, which was presented to the president days before his s...

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Andrew Scheer, 38, victor of Conservative leadership

Maxime Bernier of Quebec was the only other candidate remaining on the ballot in what turned out to be a very close contest. But the 38-year-old MP is well-known in political circles - he is the you...

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Trump Wraps Up First Foreign Trip, Won't Commit To Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump arrives for a family photo at the G-7 Summit expanded session in Taormina, Sicily, Italy May 27, 2017 . While the first half of the week saw leaders in Saudi Arabia and Isr...

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Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

Trump is seeking to ease concerns that his policies won't be as beneficial to Israel as once believed. In the speech-where he departed from his typical rhetoric about terrorism-"Islamist extremism" ...

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Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked on Friday that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full support under his newly imposed regional martial law. Br...

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FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said on Thursday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation refused to immediately hand over documents related to President Donald Trump and former FBI...

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Defying shutdown call, hundreds of Kashmiri youth appear for Army exam

Defying shutdown call, hundreds of Kashmiri youth appear for Army exam

It said that relentless operations by security forces have defeated desperate attempts by Pakistan and Pakistan sponsored agents to spread terror in the Jammu and Kashmir in the run up to the holy m...

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile from eastern region: South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sought to ramp up the country's weapons program under his rule, saying the regime needs nuclear weapons to defend itself against the threat of invasion. Seoul's ...

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Portland mourns 'heroes' killed in bid to stop hate rant

His arraignment is set for Monday in county court, police said. Christian was harassing two women who looked Muslim, including one wearing a traditional hijab. "I just want to say thank you to the p...

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Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Speaking on ABC's This Week, Chief White House correspondent Jon Karl said there had been a lot of talk of a shake-up, now that Mr Trump had returned to Washington . But CNN's Jeff Zeleny, fresh ...

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Clinton compares Trump to Nixon, says 'presidency would eventually end in disgrace'

She added that she's been spending time with family, "taking long walks in the woods , organizing my closets, and I won't lie, chardonnay helped a little too". "Some of you might wonder, well, why ...

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Manchester attack: Police arrest 25-year-old in Old Trafford

Manchester attack: Police arrest 25-year-old in Old Trafford

A threat level of severe means an attack is highly likely. Rowley, however, said there were still "gaps in our understanding" of the plot, and that there will be " more arrests and more searches " l...

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Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

Trump, in turn invited Duterte to the Oval Office and said he was "a good man". Hapilon is on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list; the USA has offered a $5 million reward for his capture. Rohan ...

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Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

Thornton said the United States was looking to discuss with China a new U.N. Security Council resolution on pre-negotiated measures in response to further nuclear or missile tests from the North. Skep...

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G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

The heads of state - including President Donald Trump , British Prime Minister Theresa May and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni - concurred at the meeting in Sicily that more can be acc...

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Russians might have duped Federal Bureau of Investigation into letter

Russians might have duped Federal Bureau of Investigation into letter

In the midst of the 2016 presidential primary season, the Federal Bureau of Investigation received what was described as a Russian intelligence document claiming a tacit understanding between the Clin...

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