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Heat advisory issued for the Rio Grande Valley

Heat advisory issued for the Rio Grande Valley

IMPACTS... The elderly, youth, and those without air conditioning will be vulnerable to the heat. Forecasters said that despite a drop in temperatures in some communities, the risk of heat-related i...

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Islamic State leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'

Islamic State leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'

The Russia Defense Ministry announced on Friday that they are investigating reports that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State (ISIS), was killed in an airstrike on May 28. Even se...

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Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says

At the invitation of the Trump, Prime Minister Modi will visit Washington DC on June 25-26. This will be followed by a cocktail reception and a working dinner. "And of course, the United States is t...

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Mourners gather for Otto Warmbier's memorial service

North Korean capital Pyongyang's official newspaper, the Rodong Sinmun , published a damning article about Mr Trump's condemnation of North Korea after the mysterious death of United States student O...

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Most Iranian Ballistic Missiles Failed to Reach Intended Target in Syria

Most Iranian Ballistic Missiles Failed to Reach Intended Target in Syria

Military leaders and officials in Iran , a predominantly Shi'ite country, often refer to Sunni Muslim radicals as Takfiris. "It did not immediately offer other specifics, other than to say the mi...

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Officials Confirm Some Russian Hacking Allegations As New Ones Come In

As attacks against election targets became increasingly visible in 2016, Jeh Johnson , who was secretary into early 2017, floated the idea of designating election infrastructure as critical infrastru...

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Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis

As per the reports, several ground-to-ground, mid-range missiles were fired from bases in Kermanshah province, western Iran . The IRGC statement said that the attack "was a message" and a " war...

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London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

Occupants of one of the five high-rise apartment buildings in Chalcots estate will be moved into temporary accommodations while the work takes place, said Georgia Gould , the leader of Camden Counc...

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Missing US Navy sailors found dead

The fleet commander would not give an exact number of the bodies found because family notifications were still being made. The 10,000-ton guided-missile destroyer and the ACX Crystal , a 29,000-t...

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At least 20 killed as auto bomb explodes outside bank in Afghanistan

Mr Mattis said he would present a new USA military strategy for Afghanistan, along with adjusted troop numbers, to president Donald Trump in the coming weeks. "Those who attacked Afghanistan under t...

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What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About the Republican Health Plan

On Twitter, Trump said he was "very supportive" of the bill. The Close the Gap Idaho group called on Risch and Crapo to reject the bill. It also would provide more generous tax subsidies than the ...

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Qatar isolation could 'last for years', says UAE foreign minister

The country has also been shipping dairy and poultry products to Doha, to make up for the halt in Saudi Arabian imports. The first drills took place on Sunday at the Tariq bin Ziyad military base ...

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Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

Under a government reshuffle to be conducted this week after Macron's party won a majority in parliament at the weekend, Ferrand is to step down as minister for territorial planning. Macron sweeps to ...

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Police Mull Manslaughter Charges Over London Blaze

Police Mull Manslaughter Charges Over London Blaze

The high-rise buildings on the Chalcots estate in Swiss Cottage were being emptied last night after firefighters said they "could not guarantee our residents' safety", local council leader Georgia...

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British PM Theresa May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders

British PM Theresa May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has immediately countered the suggestion of European Council President Donald Tusk that the door for Britain to stay in the EU is still slightly ajar. The globa...

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EU's Tusk says British offer on expats' rights 'below expectations'

EU's Tusk says British offer on expats' rights 'below expectations'

However, she said there were "many, many other questions" about Brexit and there was "still a lot to do". Tusk said European negotiators would go through the UK's proposal "line-by-line, once we r...

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Mathew Knowles confirms Beyoncé and Jay Z gave birth to twins

She announced her pregnancy with an immediately iconic Instagram post showing off her baby bump, which she subtly revealed was home to not one but two new humans. (Not that we'd recommend sharing a ...

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Syria hotline for U.S. and Russian Federation still in use

In Israel and Jordan, these developments are also sparking interest and concern at a time when it is still not clear if the Syrian regime intends to try and take control - with Russian and Iranian ass...

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North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in death of Otto Warmbier

Now South Korea has finally responded by successfully firing its own ballistic missile, which authorities say flew almost 500 miles. In addition to developing its own missiles, South Korea is now pr...

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Russian Federation warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

Australia says it will resume soon air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria which were suspended following USA fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane this week. Syrian troops and the...

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Twin blasts in NW Pakistan kill at least 11

Twin blasts in NW Pakistan kill at least 11

The second bomb went off when rescuers and bystanders were busy rescuing the victims of first blast. A senior government official Wazir Khan Wazir told Reuters that the blasts took place at a mark...

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ED ROGERS: n Democrats lost the battle, but not the war

ED ROGERS: n Democrats lost the battle, but not the war

The special election was held to replace Tom Price, who is now heading up the Department of Health and Human Services for President Donald Trump . She won 51.9 to 48.1, a wider margin than Donald ...

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Letter to the Editor: Activists right on Senate health care bill

Hoff, who studies healthcare implementation, noted that the Senate measure is a "bit softer" than the House bill . President Trump has an optimistic outlook on the future of the Senate's health...

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Dean Heller becomes fifth Senate Republican to oppose GOP health care bill

Ted Cruz Thursday said he couldn't back the bill . A handful of Republicans - more than Mr. McConnell can afford to lose - were quick to disparage the measure. It also prompted an outcry fro...

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Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Most senators got their first look at the bill as it was released Thursday morning, and some immediately voiced concerns. The new legislation would eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenth...

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Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

Republicans won two seats in the U.S. House late Tuesday, defeating Democrats in SC and also in the most expensive U.S. House race in history, Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Pelosi was t...

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The death of Otto Warmbier escalates North Korea situation

In an interview with Good Morning America on Friday, former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman suggested he helped secure Otto Warmbier's release from detention in North Korea. O...

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Dem Candidate Vows Not to Support Pelosi for Leadership Post if Elected

Dem Candidate Vows Not to Support Pelosi for Leadership Post if Elected

Handel edged out her Democratic opponent, Jon Ossoff, in a much anticipated run-off election to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. I think that is right. "This is a place where peo...

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Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

Each state has expanded Medicaid and has a GOP senator. The federal share drops to 90 percent after 2020. For example, they want fewer government subsidies created to make health insurance more affo...

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Comey's testimony a bad day for the nation

Comey's testimony a bad day for the nation

Comey lied in telling Congress that Trump asked him to swear loyalty and to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. During a joint press conference with the Romanian...

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Another boost for NDA: Panneerselvam joins Nitish in backing Kovind

Another boost for NDA: Panneerselvam joins Nitish in backing Kovind

On Wednesday, Edappadi Palanisamy camp said that they made a decision to extend support to Kovind's candidature after Prime Minister Modi spoke to Chief Minister Palanisamy. Sources said Union ministe...

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Russia destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria

US -led coalition forces had already set off a fresh round of controversy Sunday, shooting down a Syrian warplane that reportedly bombed nearby Syrian Democratic Forces, who are allied with the U.S.in...

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Opposition Chooses Meira Kumar As Its President Candidate

Opposition Chooses Meira Kumar As Its President Candidate

Kumar, the joint opposition candidate announced by 17 non-NDA parties yesterday, is likely to file her nomination papers on June 27 or 28, which is the last date for submitting signatures of the endor...

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After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?

After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?

Eu. Merkel added that the European leaders were keen not to let Brexit dominate the EU summit taking place in Brussels. Nearly exactly one year after Britain voted to leave in the June 23 refe...

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Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

Nor have they identified a challenger. "We as Democrats have to come to terms with the fact that we lost again", said Rep. Seth Moulton , D-Mass. House Democratic leaders are taking some comfor...

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EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing

EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing

Yet that claim quickly crumbled as soon as talks began between the Tory administration and Michel Barnier of the European Commission in Brussels . Her EU counterparts will expect her to go furthe...

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Republican Karen Handel seals victory in key Georgia vote

Republican Karen Handel seals victory in key Georgia vote

Seth Moulton, D-Mass. The memo talks about specific districts in Florida, New Jersey and Arizona where the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it has "tested the named head-to-head betw...

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Pelosi is living in her own little Democratic bubble

Pelosi is living in her own little Democratic bubble

It's true Trump isn't wildly popular here, and Handel and her campaign underwhelmed some Republicans . "These districts were very hard districts to win", Pelosi said , adding the losses were n...

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Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

Yousef al-Otaiba said in an interview. Al-Otaiba said "there is no military element to this whatsoever". The U.S. has offered to help mediate. But Al-Otaiba said the Kuwaitis will take the lead. "...

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Israel begins work on first new settlement in 25 years

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, called the new building work a "serious escalation", in a statement published by official Palestinian news agency Wafa. "After dec...

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