• London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'
London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'

British Prime Minister Theresa May was among those who came to Khan's defence, though she declined to criticise Trump over the row. Three jihadis drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday night before running into the bustling Borough Market area where they slit people's throats and stabbed them indiscriminately.

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  • Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track
Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

A few moments later, the President said , "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty". He sat behind the desk and a group of us sat in a semi-circle of about six chairs facing him on the other side of the desk. Trump seemed agitated that Comey did not publicly confirm he was not under investigation, according to the testimony. Comey said that he ...

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  • Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial
Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

The lawyer focused on about half a dozen calls of varying duration to Cosby's home in NY over a particular 24-hour period. But he had also previously made advances on her, she said. Constand had said that the date on the police report was incorrect and that the attack happened two months earlier. "I wasn't able to fight in any way".

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  • Backed forces announce 'great battle' to capture Syria's Raqqa from IS
Backed forces announce 'great battle' to capture Syria's Raqqa from IS

There were also reports of fierce clashes in the northern outskirts of the city as well according to Felat. Humanitarian aid organization International Rescue Committee said 200,000 people were still trapped inside, and warned civilians in Raqqa risk being killed by Daesh snipers or mines if they try to flee but could be used by the militants as hu...

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  • Paul Ryan: Not Appropriate for Trump to Ask for Comey's Loyalty
Paul Ryan: Not Appropriate for Trump to Ask for Comey's Loyalty

For example, would Flynn, if he comes to cooperate with the prosecution, testify that the President spoke with him about the helping to end the investigation? Mr Comey says he replied that he could offer the president his honesty, to which Mr Trump replied that he wanted "honest loyalty".

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  • Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change
Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

Trump said that he would begin negotiations to re-enter the agreement or establish "an entirely new transaction" to get a better deal for the U.S. But he suggested re-entry was hardly a priority. Some of Trump's aides have been searching for a middle ground - perhaps by renegotiating the terms of the agreement - in an effort to thread the needle...

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  • UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway
UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

Butt had appeared in a documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", broadcast a year ago by Britain's Channel 4, as part of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria flag in a park. In Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months, Butt and two others rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday evening b...

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  • Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead
Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

The Islamic State group claimed both attacks. "This terrorist action, coming one week after the meeting of the president of the United States with the leader of the one of the region's reactionary governments (Saudi Arabia). The speaker of the Iranian parliament, Ali Larijani, attempted to play down the attack, describing it as a "minor issue". ...

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  • Chris Christie says Trump exchanges with Comey 'normal, NY conversation'
Chris Christie says Trump exchanges with Comey 'normal, NY conversation'

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he created written records for all interactions he had with Trump from then on, a practice he said he did not keep with former President Barack Obama . "He said he would think about it and asked me to think about it". "A few moments later, the president said, 'I need loyalty, I expect loya...

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  • Comey to Congress: President Trump told him
Comey to Congress: President Trump told him "I need loyalty"

Obama's White House ethics lawyer Norm Eisen says Comey's account of his past meetings with President Trump takes Ameirca into Watergate territory. But, as Minhaj revealed to Colbert, the world might have actually missed out on some of the comedian's best material at last month's chaotic White House Correspondents' Dinner, sans President Trump.

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  • British police name third attacker from Saturday's rampage in London
British police name third attacker from Saturday's rampage in London

Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. Collina said she had spoken to Italy's anti-terrorism police a year ago after her son was prevented from travelling to the Middle East, and that they were the ones to told her on Tuesday that her son had been one of the men who carried out the attack.

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  • Police find what is likely 8th victim of Saturday's London attac
Police find what is likely 8th victim of Saturday's London attac

Formal identification of the body has not taken place, but the family of 45-year-old Xavier Thomas has been informed of the discovery. Police identified the three attackers as Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and 22-year-old Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba.

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  • AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal
AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal

The offer wasn't a formal one, and Mr. Sessions, an early and steadfast supporter of Mr. Trump, doesn't want to quit and doesn't believe he should, the people said. In the three months since Sessions stepped aside, the intensity of the probe has grown exponentially - culminating in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's decision to appoint Robe...

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  • Sharif to attend SCO summit in Kazakhstan
Sharif to attend SCO summit in Kazakhstan

This comes amid the organisation's move to formally introduce India and Pakistan as its newest members at the summit this week. "SCO members will support them and offer help if the two countries need it, rather than internationalise their dispute within the organization", Li Wei, an anti-terrorism expert at the China Institute of Contemporary I...

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  • Canadian killed in London terror attack: Trudeau
Canadian killed in London terror attack: Trudeau

He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, with a different date of birth. "There's no reason to be alarmed", he had said. Metropolitan police say they have searched multiple locations and have detained "a number of people". One Canadian national and one Frenchman were among the fatalities and seven French citizens were among the injured. "She had r...

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  • Jordan revokes Al-Jazeera license amid Qatar tensions
Jordan revokes Al-Jazeera license amid Qatar tensions

The fracas pits Qatar - a country smaller than CT and the world's biggest producer of liquefied natural gas - against Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain. President Donald Trump injected the United States into a volatile crisis among America's Mideast allies, siding Tuesday with Saudi Arabia and other countries against Qatar in a dispute t...

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  • Live charts show awesome power of Cape storm
Live charts show awesome power of Cape storm

This Western Cape resident says most people seem to have heeded the call by authorities to rather stay at home. This comes a few weeks after Cape Town organised an inter-faith prayer service on the Table Mountain for rain during the ongoing drought in the region.

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  • Indian police open fire at protesting farmers, killing 6, report says
Indian police open fire at protesting farmers, killing 6, report says

Clearing the air, the Congress Party said on Wednesday that the Mandsaur District administration has denied party vice-president Rahul Gandhi permission to visit the area to attend the funeral of dead farmers. Angry farmers from food-bowl states say they can not afford to sell produce at below-par prices and want the administration to creat...

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  • Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor
Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson - Khan's predecessor as mayor of London - told BBC radio Tuesday that " the invitation has been issued and accepted and I see no reason to change that ". "MSM is working hard to sell it". Khan has pushed back, calling Trump bigoted and saying that he doesn't need advice from the US President. "But...

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