• General Election 2017: What a difference a day makes…
General Election 2017: What a difference a day makes…

But the election result meant it was unclear whether her plan to take Britain out of the bloc's single market and customs union could still be pursued. But her campaign unravelled after a policy u-turn on care for the elderly, while Corbyn's old-school socialist platform and more impassioned campaigning style won wider support than anyone had...

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  • Kumaraswamy denied anticipatory bail in mining case
Kumaraswamy denied anticipatory bail in mining case

Former Chief Minister of Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy of the Janata Dal Secular or JD (S) could be arrested on corruption charges with a Bengaluru court today refusing him anticipatory bail. Following the interim bail in May, Y Vanamala Anandarao, presiding officer of the 53rd City Civil and Sessions Court, had asked Kumaraswamy to cooperate ...

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  • UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry
UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry

Scotland Yard said a 19-year-old man is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts after a raid at a property in Barking , east London , around 9.50pm on Sunday. Detectives made 21 arrests following the attack but 12 people have been released without charge. All three of the attackers were killed by the police who arrived at the scene, ...

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  • Number of Britons becoming German citizens rises 361%
Number of Britons becoming German citizens rises 361%

Germany's federal statistics office said 2,865 Britons took German citizenship a year ago. 'The link to Brexit seems clear, ' said Ostatistics. With the clock ticking to European Union exit in March 2019, the near fivefold increase in those rushing for a German passport show that many Britons are unwilling to wait and see what kind of Brexi...

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  • Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be United Kingdom election key
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be United Kingdom election key

The Conservatives now plan to reach a so-called confidence and supply agreement with the DUP, which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not forming a formal coalition. The Scottish National Party were the other big losers on the night, suffering a humbling loss of 21 seats-unthinkable after ...

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  • Public Theater stands by its controversial 'Julius Caesar'
Public Theater stands by its controversial 'Julius Caesar'

The rendition has drawn criticism from conservatives, including Fox News and President Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr . But it was too much for two of the Public Theater's corporate donors . He added that the original play and this production "make the opposite point: Those who attempt to defend democracy by undemocratic methods pay a awful pri...

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  • British Prime Minister promises to create new government
British Prime Minister promises to create new government

Now let's get to work". The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election. May now risks more Opposition to her Brexit plans from inside and outside her party, though a party source said leading the Conservatives was seen as too much of a poisoned chalice for her to face an immediate challenge.

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  • CORBYN COMEBACK? How Labour leader 'could STILL win election and become PM'
CORBYN COMEBACK? How Labour leader 'could STILL win election and become PM'

Her opponents are demanding she resign, but May has told Queen Elizabeth II that she will try to form a new government. The Sun newspaper said senior members of the party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they feared a leadership contest could propel the Labour party into power under Jeremy Corbyn , wh...

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  • Could The Stand's boss lead the SNP in Westminster?
Could The Stand's boss lead the SNP in Westminster?

Sturgeon she would think about her demands for a second Scottish independence referendum after her party lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats, which all want to preserve the United Kingdom . The former nationalist leader, who was first elected as an MP 30 years ago in 1987, was defeated by Tory Colin Clark, who said in ...

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  • Cosby defense rests without calling the comedian to testify
Cosby defense rests without calling the comedian to testify

Cosby had said before the trial he would not testify. "They'll take the edge off", Cosby told her, she testified. "You don't put her in a bedroom for this...you put her on a sofa, you do what you do to her, and then you leave her", he said, pleading with the jury.

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  • Trump quiet on whether Comey conversations were taped
Trump quiet on whether Comey conversations were taped

Trump's assertion came after he branded Comey as a "leaker" and claimed "total and complete vindication" after ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony before a Senate Committee. James Lankford (R-OK) what he learned from questioning Comey and why the President was so interested in clearing his former NSA director Mich...

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  • Defiant May vows to stay on despite election blow
Defiant May vows to stay on despite election blow

Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn was victorious in a close race against May, giving the left-leaning party the majority in the British Parliament . That was in part because votes that had previously gone to the anti-EU UKIP party were splitting evenly between the two major parties instead of going overwhelmingly to the Conservatives ...

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  • US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack
US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

In Milwaukee, Pence commented on the shooting: "When heroes fall, Americans grieve". The US military command in Afghanistan released a statement saying that the "friendly-fire" incident "resulted in the deaths and injuries" and that an investigation is being conducted.

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  • Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run
Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run

That meeting in the Hamptons last July that delivered Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors always felt like a move that would change the National Basketball Association. The now 32-year-old was selected by his home team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, as the first overall pick of the 2003 National Basketball Association draft.

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  • Qatar Airways CEO: UN body should call Qatar measures illegal
Qatar Airways CEO: UN body should call Qatar measures illegal

He said Qatar desires to resolve the issue through negotiations. Qatar's neighbours, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt, cut diplomatic and trade ties with the country, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups such as the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda.

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  • Brexit brick wall awaits 'clueless' Theresa May
Brexit brick wall awaits 'clueless' Theresa May

Arkush, a leader in Britain's Jewish communities, told The Times of Israel he believes the results of the election to be a loss for British Jews and for Israel. Others predicted she would soon be gone. The Times' front page said: "May stares into the abyss". The Scottish National Party of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, which has domi...

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  • Trump tweets 'covfefe' and social media won't let him forget it
Trump tweets 'covfefe' and social media won't let him forget it

Even more surprising was the fact that the tweet remained on the president's account overnight, and it was only after six hours that Trump deleted it. "I have no idea what the intended form of covfefe is, but it seems that Trump mistyped - and a new vocabulary word burst onto the scene", Twitter user @nakashima1106 wrote Wednesday.

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  • Sarfraz guides Pakistan to Semi-Finals
Sarfraz guides Pakistan to Semi-Finals

The ICC Champions Trophy semi-final between England and Pakistan begins at 3:00 PM IST (Wednesday afternoon). Even as Sarfraz Ahmed's unpredictable Pakistan stand between them and a second straight Champions Trophy final appearance, England will fancy their chances.

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  • 9 jawans wounded in grenade attack on CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama
9 jawans wounded in grenade attack on CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama

The terrorists hurled a grenade at a camp of the CRPF's 180 Battalion at 6.05 pm, ANI reported. A police spokesperson told New Indian Express that militants armed with AK-47 rifles attached the residence of Justice (Retd) Muzaffar Hussain Attar at Anchidora area in south Kashmir's Anantnag district this evening.

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  • Trump to host new South Korean president at White House
Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

The ministry says they include 10 photos of USA missile launchers and a radar system installed in the southeastern town of Seongju earlier this year. Experts have long suggested that North Korea intends to develop a thermonuclear bomb that can reach hold targets in the United States mainland at risk as a deterrent, for possible diplomatic concess...

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