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Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session

Vladimir Putin compared Mr Comey to U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden , who now lives in Russian Federation. "It sounds very odd when the head of the security services writes down a conversation w...

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Deadly vehicle bomb targets Afghan bank

Deadly vehicle bomb targets Afghan bank

Provincial police chief general Agha Noor Kentoz says the attacker struck on Thursday in Lashkargah, the provincial capital. At least 50 wounded people were rushed to hospital, government spokesman ...

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Trump Tweets he has no James Comey recordings

Asked whether Mueller should step down from the investigation because of his friendship with Comey , Trump says, "We're going to have to see". "I don't know how this serves the country's interes...

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Press conference on condition of majority whip Steve Scalise

It raised over $1 million for charity. "We are especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from across Louisiana and across the country", Jenni...

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Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman, not terrorism

A search of his computers revealed his plans to travel along toll-free roads to northern Virginia. His prior criminal record includes a charge of domestic battery in 2006. The day before the attack, H...

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GOP turnout confounds pollsters in Georgia election

Pelosi held onto her position by a vote of 134 to 63. Tim Ryan calls Democrat's brand "Toxic". Trump was referring to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , who is facing questions about her...

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U.S. coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

The family announced his death in a statement, saying that the "awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the ...

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Otto Warmbier: Family declines autopsy for U.S. student held by North Korea

The coroner's office daily report on Tuesday included Warmbier in its listings with cause of death termed "pending". Doctors had described Warmbier's condition as a state of " unresponsive wakefulne...

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Trump tweets support for Nancy Pelosi...sort of

Trump tweets support for Nancy Pelosi...sort of

The president traveled to Iowa for an evening campaign-style rally at Kirkwood Community College. "The public is a lot smarter than people give them credit for", Bloomberg added. "The whole Democr...

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London police considering manslaughter charge in Grenfell Tower fire

London police considering manslaughter charge in Grenfell Tower fire

Although the council has no housing it has a large number of other buildings, such as offices, schools, libraries, care centres and other community centres. Outlining the government's response to the ...

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Gunman who shot US politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says FBI

Gunman who shot US politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says FBI

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting . The hospital listed Scalise in serious condition on Saturday, but showing signs of improvement. Some use...

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Adele brings cake to firefighters in wake of 79-death tragedy

Adele brings cake to firefighters in wake of 79-death tragedy

Parliament begins. "We are doing all we can to co-ordinate and bring in additional support to help local people who have suffered so much, but know we have so much more to do and won't let up on o...

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Gunman who shot U.S. politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

Slater did not identify which party those lawmakers belong to, whether they had anything in common or whether they were present at the practice. It wasn't even clear whether he had prior plans to atta...

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Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

Deir el-Zour is home to both Islamic State militants and civilians. Boroujerdi said the strike marked "a new phase in the fight against terrorism". The IS group did not immediately acknowledge the s...

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Philippines says Islamist militants withdraw from school, no casualties

Philippines says Islamist militants withdraw from school, no casualties

Gen. Restituto Padilla said the gunmen took an unspecified number of civilians to cover their retreat. Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSOM) chief Wan Abdul Bari Wan Abdul Khalid, said: "We fea...

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USA shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

The Australian Defense Force is fighting IS in both Syria and Iraq under the name 'Operation OKRA .' The force includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members working in its air group...

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Foreign Ministry pays respects to Helmut Kohl

But in 1999, when it emerged Kohl had been misusing funds to give his friends kickbacks, Merkel stunned Germany by denouncing him in a front page article for a top conservative newspaper. The towering...

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Delhi University to release first cut-off list today; check du

However, the list that is expected to come out today is only the first out of the four lists that will be released. According to reports, the varsity has received almost 2.2 lakh applicants to fill ...

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Prez polls: OPS faction to support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind's candidature. With the Shiv Sena joining other NDA allies in backing Kovind and Odisha's ruling BJD, YSR Congress and TRS too extending support, the 71-year-old Dalit leader is expecte...

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Karen Handel Victory Has Silver Lining for Democrats

Karen Handel Victory Has Silver Lining for Democrats

In another Twitter comment, Trump said that opposition Democrats "would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on health care, tax cuts, security". "Look, I think the Demo...

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Won't support BJP's Presidential candidate if it is for votebank: Uddhav Thackeray

Referring to BJP president Amit Shah's visit to his residence on Sunday, Thackeray today said Shah had sought our support for their candidate, though his name was not declared then. I had told him t...

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Palestinians Lowball Expectations Ahead of Trump Peace Push

In a speech at the Israel Museum during his visit to the Middle East last month, Trump expressed hope for peace between Israelis and Palestinians and for both sides to put aside "the pain and disa...

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Rep. Moulton: Democratic Loss in Georgia Special Election Is 'Wake Up Call'

Democrats had hoped a victory by Democrat Jon Ossoff over Republican Karen Handel would be a referendum against President Trump, and give them momentum and a winning strategy to succeed in ot...

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Student freed by North Korea in coma suffered 'severe neurological injury'

Student freed by North Korea in coma suffered 'severe neurological injury'

Warmbier also expressed disbelief at North Korea's explanation for his son's condition. Doctors say he has severe injury to all regions of his brain. "But I did take the call and it was gracious ...

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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain Defend Blockade On Qatar

Qatar's internal affairs are non-negotiable, he said , including the future of Doha-based channel Al Jazeera . In their apparent bid to secure United States support and that of Israel, Riyadh, Man...

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Bodies of missing sailors found in flooded compartments of US destroyer

The navy said the remains are being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka where they will be identified. He spoke with the docked Fitzgerald behind him, after tugboats towed it ashore in the hou...

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Democrats seethe after loss: 'Our brand is worse than Trump'

Said the 77-year-old California lawmaker: "I feel very confident of the support that I have in my caucus". "But I take their insult against my city as a bankruptcy of values on their part not to rec...

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Conservatives Are Already Pushing to Make McConnell's Obamacare Repeal Crueler

Part of Obama's message clearly intends to encourage health care advocates and their allies to remain engaged and fight to prevent the nation from falling backwards. Under Obamacare, almost everyone h...

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'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is responding to President Donald Trump's tweet that there are no recordings of his private conversations with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director Jame...

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US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric

Clashes between Syrian troops and the SDF would escalate tensions and open a new front line in the many complex battlefields of the civil war, now in its seventh year. The Russian defense ministry ...

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Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office, also said during a news conference Wednesday that James T. Hodgkinson did not have any ties to terrorism. Hodgkinson had been ...

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Sushma Swaraj: Passports would now be in both Hindi and English

Sushma Swaraj: Passports would now be in both Hindi and English

Currently, personal details in passports are printed only in English. Therefore, I announce rebate of 10 percent on passport fee for applicants older than 60 years and children below eight years. Af...

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Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

The minority leader is elected during a behind-closed-doors vote by members of that particular party, with Pelosi last winning in November, 134-63 over Ohio Rep. Rather, Trump said, "That would be ve...

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More than 1000 dogs destined for slaughter ahead of Yulin festival rescued

More than 1000 dogs destined for slaughter ahead of Yulin festival rescued

Still, for years animal rights activists in China and internationally have called for an end to the annual event. And some who went to the extreme by resorting to force drew the ire of the local peo...

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Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis

Out of the 65.6 million worldwide total, 22.5 million are refugees , 40.3 million are internally displaced and 2.8 million are asylum seekers. However, it is still much less dramatic leap than in 201...

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Arab states send Qatar 13 demands, given 10 days to comply

But the Saudis did not need that excuse to retaliate against Qatar for what they have long considered its unsafe flirtation with Iran , its harbouring of Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood leaders and ...

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Special Counsel Mueller's legal team continues to raise questions

Special Counsel Mueller's legal team continues to raise questions

During his exchange with anchor Chris Wallace, Jay Sekulow twice complained about Trump being under investigation, then clarified that expressing frustration about Trump being under investigatio...

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UK Loses First Round In Brexit Negotiations

UK Loses First Round In Brexit Negotiations

Speaking at a news conference in Brussels , Mr Tusk said the European Union is "slowly turning the corner". "So who knows? You may say I am a dreamer but I'm not the only one", Tusk continued, quot...

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Terror victim who fell ill moments before attack is identified

Terror victim who fell ill moments before attack is identified

LONDON (CNN) - A 51-year-old man who suffered "multiple injuries" during the Finsbury Park terror attack in London earlier this week has died, British police said on Thursday. Muslim, English, in...

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Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

The two were captured by Afghan forces in late 2001 and turned over to the United States, and detained at the American prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, as enemy combatants for 14 years, accused of bein...

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