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SCOTUS sets June 12 deadline for travel ban responses

President Donald Trump has asked the US Supreme Court to uphold his temporary travel ban, now stalled after federal courts said it amounted to religious discrimination against Muslims . T...

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Confident Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

During an interview on CNN's New Day programme Ananya was asked by anchors Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo to spell the typo on live TV. "We have a challenge for you. "Covfefe", she said. "C-o-f-e...

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Trump addresses radical Islam in speech in Saudi Arabia

President Trump urged every country to isolate Iran which he described as the fuel to the "fires of sectarian conflict and terror". The White House struggled to answer the question. "We thought it w...

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Putin says still chance to do global climate deal despite United States withdrawal

Putin says still chance to do global climate deal despite United States withdrawal

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with heads of global news agencies at the St. Petersburg worldwide Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 1, 2017. Punchline: P...

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EU's Juncker opens China summit vowing 'no backsliding' on Paris deal

More than 190 nations agreed to the pact in December 2015, pledging to hold average global temperatures to 1.5-2°C above pre-industrial levels. Calculations suggest withdrawal could result in emissio...

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Four people killed after explosions at Kabul funeral

Four people killed after explosions at Kabul funeral

A further 18 people were reported to have been wounded. "Shame on you, both the president and Abdullah", said protester Niloofar Nilgoon. "They're not capable of leading the country". The United N...

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What Is The Orb Trump Was Touching In Saudi Arabia?

President Trump making it clear the choice is simple - be on the good team or the bad team. "If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be ...

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Navy seal dies during Fleet Week demonstration in Jersey City

Navy seal dies during Fleet Week demonstration in Jersey City

The admiral did not provide any further information about the reason behind the incident; however, he only said that the parachute "malfunctioned". CBS reported that the yellow parachute had som...

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Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit

Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit

Ceasar Mitchell, the current president of the Atlanta City Council, said that Trump made his decision not on science, "but on the shouts and screams of his supporters". But in a strongly-worded le...

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50 prospective jurors sworn in as Minnesota police officer's trial opens

The defense argued that Castile's status to carry a weapon is not relevant to the charges since Yanez had no knowledge whether Castile had a permit or not when he fired the fatal shots. "Sir, I have...

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Putin ridicules claims of meddling in USA vote

Putin ridicules claims of meddling in USA vote

Putin also said that United States' intelligence agencies blaming Russian Federation for the interference "reminds me of anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews ". Besides, Putin's not all that happy wi...

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Turkey's United States envoy slams anti-Erdogan protesters

The Turkish Foreign Ministry protested to John Bass on Monday to object to the way the situation was handled by US officials. The U.S. ambassador told Turkey 's government its guards violated U....

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Social media rushes to define Trump's "covfefe" tweet

The goal is to elevate the administration's accomplishments, which the president believes, and rightly so, are being smothered in their cribs by a hostile media. I mean, this becomes more and more...

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Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Trump announced during a speech at the White House Rose Garden that he had made a decision to pull out of the landmark climate deal, in part because it would not reduce global temperatures fast enou...

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US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

Department of Justice ethics experts to oversee an investigation into possible collusion between then-candidate Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russian Federation, a spokeswoman said on T...

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Missing person found dead after explosion at Wis. mill

Missing person found dead after explosion at Wis. mill

Emergency crews were still searching for a third worker. The names of both victims are not being released until family has been notified. The local sheriff says at least one person is dead and more ...

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Donald Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Later, Trump said he had been planning for months to sack Comey. The next Federal Bureau of Investigation director will have to be confirmed by the Senate and is given a ten-year appointment. Trump ...

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Daimler says United States expansion not linked to Trump's trade campaign

He explained the huge synergy that exists between German capabilities and Indian requirements. Merkel last week had said that reliable ties forged since the end of World War II "are to some extent o...

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Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Sandusky was allowed to continue to use the Penn State facilities is beyond me". The three also face fines and community service in the sentence announced Friday by Judge John Boccabella , who al...

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Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

Curley was handed down a seven to 23 months sentence, with the first three months to be spent in jail and the rest under house arrest. Boccabella noted that others who were aware of McQueary's repor...

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Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

Deputy Attorney General Patrick Schulte also pointed a finger at Paterno for the cover-up itself, saying the trio of administrators had meant to report Sandusky to child welfare officials until they m...

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Iran's foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after Saudi speech, arms deal

Iran's foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after Saudi speech, arms deal

The answer? The bottom line. Trump said the U.S. will ensure that its "Saudi friends" get a good deal from "our great American defense companies, the greatest anywhere in the world". However, Tr...

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Ben & Jerry's mocks Trump for Paris climate decision

In the last 24 hours we have seen the leaders of China, France and Germany all pledge to continue to combat global warming despite Trump's decision . And major companies have said they will carr...

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Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia speech: eight key points

He implored Muslim leaders to aggressively fight extremists: "Drive them out of your places of worship. Drive them out of the holy land". Klein said his organization was pleased that Trump str...

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Frankfurt should get European Union bank supervisor - Merkel

Frankfurt should get European Union bank supervisor - Merkel

In Washington , Trump administration officials on Tuesday appeared to try to soften the message with comments emphasizing the importance of U.S. During a speech Monday in Berlin , Merkel did n...

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Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say

She said China has benefited from green transformation and will stick to its Paris pledges . Trump announced his decision to leave the accord Thursday. "We at Under Armour are disappoin...

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Vladimir Putin Likens Accusations of Election Meddling to Anti-Semitism

It reminds me of anti-Semitism'. "It is harmful, it damages global relations and the world economy and security issues and the fight with terrorism". President Donald Trump , with Chief of Staff Re...

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Rhode Island to join states in Paris climate agreement pact

Supporting the pro-pullout side was one estimate saying $3 trillion in gross domestic product and 6.5 million in jobs will be lost over the next quarter century - numbers Trump also mentioned in the...

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A big hug for a Portland hero

A big hug for a Portland hero

He wore a blue jail jumpsuit and didn't say anything other than to yell slogans, including "Death to the enemies of America. Leave this country if you hate our freedoms" while sitting in court . "The...

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Pelosi: No debt limit increase to reward rich with tax cuts

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn predicted on Wednesday that congressional Republicans would soon repeal and replace President Obama's 2010 health care overhaul, despite skepticism from some of his colleagues ...

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Triangle cities join revolt against USA withdrawal from climate pact

France said it would work with USA states and cities - some of which have broken with Mr Trump's decisions - to keep up the fight against climate change. The European Council's leader called Tr...

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FCC won't take action over Stephen Colbert's Trump joke

FCC won't take action over Stephen Colbert's Trump joke

Helping Colbert's case was the fact that the broadcast, time delayed for incidents like these, bleeped out the questionable word and also blurred the host's mouth as he was saying it. "But it was ...

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Ex-Penn State president will serve 2-month jail sentence

Ex-Penn State president will serve 2-month jail sentence

Spanier, former athletic director Timothy Curley and former Vice President Gary Schultz , who oversaw the university police department, each face up to five years behind bars for a single misdemeanor...

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Bowie State Student Stabbed by White Man Honored at Commencement

Bowie State Student Stabbed by White Man Honored at Commencement

The president called for a moment of silence and asked the graduates to contemplate "what each of us might do to promote greater peace, harmony and love that seems to be so lacking in our country, i...

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White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US-Israel alliance

The position had gone unfilled after campaign aide Jason Miller " Trump's original choice for communications director " backed out of the job in December before the president's inauguration. The "Russ...

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Trump Shake up begins, Communications Director quits

Kushner's connections to Russia have come under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating whether Trump associates coordinated with the Russian campaign to interfere in...

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Muslim Groups Raise Thousands Of Dollars For Portland Victims

Muslim Groups Raise Thousands Of Dollars For Portland Victims

Trump's remarks came after the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) called on the president to condemn the rampage and speak out against what the advocacy group sees as an increase in anti-Isl...

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New Health Care Plan Unlikely This Year, Republican Senator Says

New Health Care Plan Unlikely This Year, Republican Senator Says

Conservative senators want a bill that would more aggressively undo Obamacare. House Republicans considered taxing employer plans as they drafted up their Affordable Care Act replacement, the Ameri...

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Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

Schalk said it's important for his community to know that not only is Alpha a "great companion" but also that "he's saved my life before". "Everyone in class and in the hallways knows who he is, and i...

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Russians Discussed 'Derogatory' Info They Had On Trump During Campaign

Russians Discussed 'Derogatory' Info They Had On Trump During Campaign

No one in the Trump administration deny the basic outline of the blockbuster story, namely that he had not disclosed secret contacts with Russians that involved the potential for a secret channel, whi...

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