• General election 2017: Diane Abbott 'takes indefinite break from campaign'
General election 2017: Diane Abbott 'takes indefinite break from campaign'

Abbott will be replaced by shadow minister Lyn Brown. That's short of the 326 seats she needs for an overall majority. May says the Conservatives will build a "stronger, fairer and more prosperous Britain", while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would govern "for the many, not the few".

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  • Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row
Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and other countries severed diplomatic ties with Qatar earlier this week and cut off air, sea and land travel to the peninsular nation. "No one has given them the right to blockade my country, not to allow cars, or my flights to fly over their countries or my ships to park in their port", the f...

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  • Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals
Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals

Sixth seed Thiem, who to be fair played superbly in the first set but must have thought he was facing a Djokovic impersonator thereafter, is yet to drop a set at this year's tournament but his next task is a daunting one. Its a fact that Im not playing close to my best.”. The Spaniard qualified for the semi-finals at Roland Garros for the 10t...

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  • Girl, daughter of NBC vice president, killed; dad arrested
Girl, daughter of NBC vice president, killed; dad arrested

Although the two lived separately, they had joint custody. He told Mahon that Gabriel was " in her room resting ". Gabriele's mother Michelle Hord-White is a vice president of talent acquisition at NBC Universal. He's scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Both wrists were heavily bandaged. His next court date is June 15, 2017. An autops...

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  • Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift
Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Qatar is home to the U.S. Al-Udeid airbase that holds the forward headquarters of the military's central command and hosts some 10,000 American troops. Bahrain is warning the island's media outlets not to " publish or circulate anything that condones or justifies Qatari policies by any means". A company source later said the network was combatt...

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  • 'Lies, plain and simple' - Comey on Trump admin
'Lies, plain and simple' - Comey on Trump admin

If every hearing on Capitol Hill was as impressive, Congress would see its approval ratings soar (mathematically, they can hardly fall further). He said Mr Trump could say he was merely vouching for Mr Flynn's character and voicing concerns about how the probe was interfering with his ability to function as president.

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  • Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base
Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

Bari regional Governor Yusuf Mohamed told Reuters the Puntland military had recaptured the town. "The fighting in Af-Urur was very intense this morning". We shall eliminate the fighters who hide in Puntland areas". "The number could rise since the operation is still underway", Abdiasis Abu Musab , al Shabaab's military spokesman said.

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  • Emir won't go to Washington talks while Qatar
Emir won't go to Washington talks while Qatar "under blockade"

Qatar has denied the allegations. Qatar can survive "forever" despite crisis, he added. In a measure that cemented earlier UAE restrictions on air transport, the country's General Civil Aviation Authority said yesterday it had closed the air space for all air traffic to and from Doha until further notice.

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  • General Election 2017 Exit Poll Result
General Election 2017 Exit Poll Result

The Labour party will get 266 seats, while 14 will go to Liberal Democrats , 34 - to the Scottish National Party and 22 to other political forces. The exit poll sent shockwaves through financial markets. Labour economy spokesman John McDonnell, one of Corbyn's main lieutenants, urged caution.

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  • Rep. Himes: Trump's response to London 'inappropriate for a toddler'
Rep. Himes: Trump's response to London 'inappropriate for a toddler'

So after some time off Seth Meyers wasted no time on Monday's Late Night to suggest that President Donald Trump's latest tweets were part of a new tactic: "Pissing off the rest of the world and picking fights on Twitter " and "doing as much damage as possible to our relationships with allies and our image across the world".

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  • Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran terror attacks
Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran terror attacks

That came after Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari, a deputy Interior Minister, told state TV that "law enforcement activities may increase". Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweet on Thursday called the comments on the attack in Tehran a day earlier "repugnant" and accused the USA of supporting terror.

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  • Trump claims fake news, Russians laughing, promotes fake news about Kushner
Trump claims fake news, Russians laughing, promotes fake news about Kushner

The staff of the president is looking forward for this tie up. The Times story said it was unclear who first proposed the back channel. "We have back-channel communications with any number of individual (countries)". Kislayk surprised about the Kushner's request. "Him and my stepdaughter, they've been going back and forth for a couple of years wi...

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  • Apple's HomePod is expensive than Google and Amazon's smart speakers
Apple's HomePod is expensive than Google and Amazon's smart speakers

Siri on HomePod can also look for details such as who the music artists are behind a particular song on play. HomePod is created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs; it provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music.

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  • Comey said not to
Comey said not to "cherry pick" his statements. Trump's lawyer ignored him

But he declined to offer an opinion on whether it met such a threshold. Marc Kasowitz (Trump's lawyer) said that the president is "entitled to expect loyalty" from those serving the administration. "To my former colleagues at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, I am so sorry I didn't get the chance to say goodbye to you", Comey said. The Feb...

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  • UP (Uttar Pradesh) Board Class 10 Result 2017 Out Today | Check upresults
UP (Uttar Pradesh) Board Class 10 Result 2017 Out Today | Check upresults

More than 60 lakh students are waiting eagerly to see their marks. Students shall keep a tab on www.mahresult.nic.in for any notification on an exact date for 10 Board Result 2017 declaration. The Board conducted the exams between March 16 and April 1. As per Intermediate Board Updates, Bihar Board and AP Board Found to be lesser percentage whi...

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  • Could Home Secretary Amber Rudd lose her seat?
Could Home Secretary Amber Rudd lose her seat?

Ms Rudd, who saw her majority of more than 4,700 collapse, came ahead of Labour's Peter Chowney by claiming 25,668 votes following one recount. Other ministers thought to be in significant danger of... She also faced a tough campaign, defending security measures and police cuts after three terror attacks in Britain. The Home Secretary has enjoy...

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  • Trump Won't Try to Block Comey Testimony With Executive Privilege Claim
Trump Won't Try to Block Comey Testimony With Executive Privilege Claim

In an interview with ABC News, White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared to indicate the president would allow Comey to testify. Though executive privilege has existed in practice for centuries, it wasn't formally recognized in the U.S.

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  • 'I expect loyalty': Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe
'I expect loyalty': Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe

The top Democrat on the committee has said he will ask Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers about the reports. Reuters reported in March that the Trump administration supported renewal of Section 702 without any changes, citing an unnamed White House official, but it was not clear at t...

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  • GJM activists clash with police in Darjeeling, army deployed
GJM activists clash with police in Darjeeling, army deployed

Both GJM leaders and police officers were injured in Thursday's clashes. The hills have a sizeable Nepalispeaking population and the locals feel the state is trying to replace Nepali with Bengali in schools. Read Also: GJM shows Mamata Banerjee black flags in DarjeelingGJM supporters set fire to two North Bengal Corporation buses in downtown in...

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  • Qatar's Al Jazeera 'under cyberattack'
Qatar's Al Jazeera 'under cyberattack'

The company didn't say who was behind the attempted attacks or where they originated, but said the moves were gaining in intensity and "taking various forms", the Wall Street Journal reports. Last month, Qatar's official news agency was hacked and false statements attributed to the country's ruler were posted that helped spark a rift with other A...

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