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Safety tests at tower blocks in Wales after Grenfell Tower fire

A spokesperson later added the government was "taking steps to encourage landlords of all high rise buildings regardless of their tenure to carry out fire safety checks and where necessary have sample...

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Modi to meet Tim Cook, Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai today

The Trump administration said it is rolling out the "red carpet" for Modi, to emphasise that the USA is ignoring or not focusing on India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is now on a visit to the ...

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New domestic violence legislation in Queen's Speech

New domestic violence legislation in Queen's Speech

A briefing document issued alongside the speech said the government would consult more closely with businesses and other interested parties to "test and validate positions and to continue to build sup...

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Relatives ask for help in search for missing Chinese scholar

Relatives ask for help in search for missing Chinese scholar

Through an interpreter, Ronggao Zhang pleaded with his daughter to "hold on, don't give up". Surveillance video showed her getting into a black Saturn in Urbana. Jon Holloway, assistant special agent ...

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Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble

Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble

Wyoming Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso helped craft the legislation, and they say it will be an improvement over the Affordable Care Act . "It should scare every American that the Senate plan...

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Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

In a meeting with economic figures, Rouhani pointed out to the former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's administration, saying that at the time, government's assets were given to bodies that were not re...

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Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

This week, an ultra-nationalist and conservative group said that they would not allow the Pride march to take place. The governor's office stated the area was not designated for demonstrations and...

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Martin Rodriguez goal earns Chile Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal

Martin Rodriguez goal earns Chile Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal

Centre-back Antonio Ruediger came in for Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Werner, the top-scoring German in the Bundesliga last season, took Lars Stindl's place up front. Postecoglou praised veteran...

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Otto Warmbier's family hid his Jewishness to aid negotiations with North Korea

But officials at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where Warmbier was treated after his return, said they had found no trace of the disease, instead saying it appeared he had suffered sever...

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Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), seen as a moderate, said Friday that he would not support the Senate version of the bill, telling reporters that the proposal "is simply not the answer". She says she'd li...

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Turkey rejects Arab terms on Qatar, US urges sides to talk

Sheikh Saif Al Thani, director of Qatar's government communications office, said the list of demands falls short of Tillerson's "reasonable and actionable" test and was instead an effort to limit the ...

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Darjeeling unrest: Protestors, police clash

Referring to the agitation against alleged imposition of Bengali, she said it was only an optional subject and not mandatory and GJM was spreading rumours to misguide the people of the hills. One pers...

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U.S. downing of Assad aircraft ups tensions with Russian Federation in Syria

U.S. downing of Assad aircraft ups tensions with Russian Federation in Syria

The F-15 plane downed the drone around 00:30 on Tuesday (21:30 GMT Monday) north-east of Tanf, according to a United States military statement . According to a report published by the Washingt...

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President Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat Sanders

President Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat Sanders

In his first tweet Sunday President Trump once again rehashed the 2016 election, accusing former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton of conspiring with her party to defeat her primary ...

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Senate Republicans reluctant to rush vote on healthcare bill

Senate Republicans reluctant to rush vote on healthcare bill

The debate underscores the partisan divide in overhauling ObamaCare - former President Barack Obama's signature, 2010 health care law that extends health coverage to millions more Americans but ...

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Police officer's lynching 'marks new low' in JK: Rahul

The Jammu and Kashmir Police had, earlier in the day, picked up three more accused, bringing the number of people arrested in the case to five. Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said two...

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Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill

Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill

Unless the state steps in with substantially more funding - possibly $30 billion or more by 2027, compared to $24 billion under the House bill - many would lose coverage. He reiterated to Politico ...

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Miscreants destroy Sabarimala Ayyappa temple mast

Miscreants destroy Sabarimala Ayyappa temple mast

The trio are suspected to be the persons seen in the CCTV footages at the temple where one of them was seen pouring a liquid on the base of the flag mast . Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran ...

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USA court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall said the government should be allowed to file two additional briefs, with the second one due June 21. The 9th Circuit's more narrow focus on immigration law may appeal...

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North tests rocket engine

North tests rocket engine

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday observed the test-firing of a new midrange missile being developed to counter North Korean threats, saying Seoul must be able ...

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North Korea Is Willing to Talk and China Is Somewhat Relieved

North Korea Is Willing to Talk and China Is Somewhat Relieved

If they form a unified team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, it would represent a major milestone in inter-Korean relations. "We are more than willing to talk about the ideas that he is proposing becau...

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Escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee

Dubose and Rowe are being extradited to Georgia to face murder charges. Authorities say the men overpowered two guards on a prison transport bus Tuesday and grabbed their guns. The inmates took ...

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Trump confirms he is being investigated for obstruction of justice

A spokesman for Donald Trump's personal attorney condemned the revelation about the expanding investigation but did not directly refute the report . "The FBI leak of information regarding the presi...

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Mourners gather for funeral for Otto Warmbier, student detained in North Korea

Mourners gather for funeral for Otto Warmbier, student detained in North Korea

The University of DE is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved". Warmbie...

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Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

Puerto Rico's voters have overwhelmingly chosen for the territory to become the 51st U.S. state in a non-binding referendum, the island's governor said. "The family has been a strong, strong, strong...

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Energy Shares Will Benefit If Paris Accord Upheld

Pruitt was one of the Paris accord's most vocal opponents within the Trump administration. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt was recalled from Group of Seven clim...

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Trump calls Russian Federation election hack a 'big Dem hoax'

Johnson was homeland security chief for the Democratic President Barack Obama from December 2013 to January 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump is questioning why his predecessor, former Presiden...

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UK Plan on European Citizens Received Coldly

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called May's offer a " good start " but made clear that her focus was on the EU's future without a Britain many view as politically crippled by rows over Brexit t...

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Burned Quran, cut up pages left outside California mosques

Burned Quran, cut up pages left outside California mosques

Authorities are investigating two possible hates crimes against Islamic centers in California during the last days of Ramadan, officials said. The Koran was attached to a temporary fence erected b...

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Britain's Davis 'Pretty Sure' He'll Get Good Deal to Leave EU

Asked about the rumours this morning, Mr Davis told the BBC's Andrew Marr show that a row over leadership would be "catastrophic" because of the high-stakes Brexit negotiations. Mr Davis said the ...

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Over 120 people killed as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

Over 120 people killed as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

People had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel from the overturned truck when it exploded. "We kept on telling people to leave the crash site, but people wouldn't list...

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South Korea urges North to end weapons development

South Korea urges North to end weapons development

US officials have reported another test by the Pyongyang regime, the latest in the series of missile and ordnance test this year by the reclusive country, according to Reuters . The US are activati...

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Trump Moves to Bolster Apprenticeships With Executive Order

The executive order Trump is set to sign on Thursday also establishes a task force to recommend ways to promote apprenticeships and directs the Labor Department to evaluate the effectiveness o...

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Nancy Pelosi Didn't Cost Jon Ossoff the Election

Hoyer said about the 2018 midterms, "I think we can win back the House, I really believe that". Allies of Pelosi have circled around the California Democrat, cognizant of the threat she faces. Rya...

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United States shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

United States shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

The drone, a Shaheed-129, was hit by an F-15E Strike Eagle after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the USA military said in a statement . Tanf is the town on Syrian bo...

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Trump Slams Obama for Not Stopping Russia From Meddling With Election

Trump Slams Obama for Not Stopping Russia From Meddling With Election

Trump also claimed Thursday that Johnson "is latest top intelligence official to state there was no grand scheme between Trump & Russia". "The DNC was contacted by [the Department of Homeland Secu...

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Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS

In another complication, Iran on Sunday launched ballistic missile strikes at Islamic State targets in eastern Syria , the first time it has carried out such an action. The paramilitary force war...

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Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

A flotilla of recreational boats rushed to the scene to pull people from the vessel. The boat, which according to the Colombian Air Force had more than 150 people on board, sunk in the Peñol-Gua...

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Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray

Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray

He said would call a meeting of party leaders and then decide on Shiv Sena's strategy for the presidential election . "We have never played politics using anybody as a shield". Shah, along with...

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Saudi Arabia Demands Qatar "Shut Down" Al Jazeera

CNN reported that some of the demands, handed on Friday almost three weeks after Saudi Arab, United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt boycotted Qatar , may infuriate Doha and exacerbate the regi...

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