• Police look into SDLP claims of stolen votes
Police look into SDLP claims of stolen votes

SDLP MLA Mark H Durkan is due to meet the Electoral Office today in a bid to determine how widespread the potential electoral fraud was during last week's British general election. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said officers are investigating "a small number of reports of electoral fraud, following referral from the Electoral Office of Nor...

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  • Kate McKinnon reenacts Jeff Sessions testimony to US Senate
Kate McKinnon reenacts Jeff Sessions testimony to US Senate

The comedian's hilarious take on the Attorney General was one of the sketch show's best political impressions this season alongside Alec Baldwin's Trump and Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer . Honestly, hearing McKinnon-as-Sessions explain that he didn't help Jim Comey navigate Trump because he "didn't hear him" makes more sense than pretty much an...

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  • 'Dodgeball' is back for a good cause
'Dodgeball' is back for a good cause

Ben Stiller revived his over-the-top gym fanatic White Goodman for an Omaze charity video, with a "surprise" appearance from rival Peter LaFleur ( Vince Vaughn ) and his Average Joe team members, Kate ( Christine Taylor ) and Justin ( Justin Long ).

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  • 4 takeaways from Jeff Sessions's feisty testimony to Congress about Russian Federation
4 takeaways from Jeff Sessions's feisty testimony to Congress about Russian Federation

Sessions delivered a fierce opening statement denying any contacts with Russian officials about the campaign. In his opening statement, Sessions also said he is bound to protect private communications with the president, suggesting he will not answer some questions about the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B.

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  • House Committee Drafts Latest State Budget Option
House Committee Drafts Latest State Budget Option

House members of a House-Senate conference committee trying to come up with a compromise revenue plan on Tuesday morning offered that House revenue proposal as the conference committee report. This compares to past proposals, vetted by the Democrat-led House majority caucus, that dividends should be $1,000 or $1,250. "[T] he only cash cow that I se...

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  • No verdict Tuesday in Bill Cosby sexual assault case
No verdict Tuesday in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

He says it was consensual. The verdict to be passed from the jury to the judge on the criminal case involving United States comedian, Bill Cosby , could depend on the interpretation of one word: knowledge. Since starting deliberations, the jurors have re-examined both Cosby's and Constand's versions of the encounter, with particular focus on the...

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  • United States attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations
United States attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) was all about business as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, confronting his Democratic colleagues about the progress of the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • 24-Story London Tower Erupts in Flames as Residents Scream for Help
24-Story London Tower Erupts in Flames as Residents Scream for Help

Fire engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London in the early hours on Wednesday in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept. "It was literally by my window", she said. "But we will need to look much more closely at how much of that corresponds to the cause of today's fire". The residential block has hundreds of residents, two o...

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  • Baby thrown from burning London high-rise caught
Baby thrown from burning London high-rise caught

London Ambulance Service said 30 people have been rushed to five hospitals around the capital, while at least one resident is still stuck inside the block on the 11th floor, with firefighters desperately trying to reach him. "The first thing I heard were the screams and I came running out". "The police are telling us to get out, the whole buil...

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  • Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity
Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

Sanders later condemned the shooting and said that he had been made aware that Hodgkinson had volunteered for his campaign. "It sounds absolutely terrible", said Murphy, who was not at practice because the two teams practice at different facilities.

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  • Patty Jenkins Is Already Thinking About A 'Wonder Woman' Sequel
Patty Jenkins Is Already Thinking About A 'Wonder Woman' Sequel

If we compare domestic numbers, Wonder Woman's $103 million total falls slightly short of Man of Steel ($116.6 million), Batman v. Superman ($166 million), and Suicide Squad's ($133.7 million) openings, but it is only the 15th superhero film to make $100 million or more domestically in its opening weekend.

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  • Deadly fire engulfs high-rise in London
Deadly fire engulfs high-rise in London

The fire brigade said 45 fire engines and 200 firefighters as well as 20 ambulances were sent to the building which has 120 flats and was built in 1974, but recently underwent a major refurbishment. Hassad says she believes one of her friend's daughters is in the hospital, but didn't know which one. A person, bottom right, peers out of a window ...

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  • Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice
Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice

Early reports indicated that the shooter had published angry anti-Trump rhetoric on his Facebook page . A year ago, Scalise and other Republican leaders blocked gun control legislation from coming to a vote on the House floor following a mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

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  • The Biggest Revelation From Sessions' Testimony Has Nothing To Do With Comey
The Biggest Revelation From Sessions' Testimony Has Nothing To Do With Comey

Angus King asked a number of questions about the basis for Sessions' refusal to answer questions, to which Sessions simply responded the president was not asserting executive privilege , but that he was protecting Trump's right to do so if he chooses.

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  • Trump, local politicians send condolences following shooting of House majority whip
Trump, local politicians send condolences following shooting of House majority whip

The security service for the U.S. Capitol began with a single watchman when Congress first moved to Washington from Philadelphia in 1800. Scalise was shot in the hip; his office says the lawmaker was in stable condition and undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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  • 5 key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony
5 key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein appeared puzzled by Sessions' reasoning for not providing more details around the abrupt firing of Comey, asking "How do you view that?" That was not so, he said. He also says that he is not aware whether there is a White House taping system that may have recorded Trump's one-on-one conversations with Comey, and tha...

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  • Gunman Opens Fire During Baseball Practice For Republican Members Of Congress
Gunman Opens Fire During Baseball Practice For Republican Members Of Congress

Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a congressional staffer and Capitol Police officers were shot during a congressional baseball practice. Mr Scalise was reportedly in stable condition at the George Washington Hospital , in the U.S. Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, was not shot, according to a congressional aide, despite reports in some media ...

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  • Russian Court Sentences Opposition Leader Navalny to 30 Days in Jail
Russian Court Sentences Opposition Leader Navalny to 30 Days in Jail

A rally in Novosibirsk, Russia's third-largest city that's nearly 3,000 kilometers (2,000 miles) east of the capital, brought out about 5,000 people, local organizer Sergey Boyko said on Navalny's YouTube broadcast. A wave of antigovernment demonstrations rolled across Russian Federation on Monday as thousands of people gathered in scores of...

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  • Cosby jury begins third day of deliberations
Cosby jury begins third day of deliberations

Cosby seemed more chipper as he left the Montgomery County Courthouse, once again doing his trademark Fat Albert impression - "Hey, hey, hey!" - for a crowd outside. The trial represented the first time Cosby, who played Dr. Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show " from 1984 to 1992, had been charged with a crime despite allegations from dozens of wome...

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  • Justin Bieber Breaks Down During One Love Manchester Set
Justin Bieber Breaks Down During One Love Manchester Set

She performed with a variety of stars over the course of the evening , and closed the show with an emotional rendition of "Over The Rainbow", winning herself a legion of new fans in the process . Following Manchester's own Take That , Pharrell and Miley Cyrus to the stage, Grande appropriately chose "Be Alright" for her first song, setting a...

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