• Use-of-force expert: Minnesota officer justified in shooting
Use-of-force expert: Minnesota officer justified in shooting

Video from a police squad auto includes Castile saying "I'm not pulling it out", as Yanez shot seven times. The defense maintains that Castile was reaching for his gun despite Yanez's repeated commands not to. "That wasn't my intention", Yanez said while wiping tears from his eyes, CNN affiliate WCCO reported. He said he also visited the crime ...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan says isolating Qatar will not solve crisis
Turkey's Erdogan says isolating Qatar will not solve crisis

By virtue of an agreement signed in 2014, Turkey has built a military base which can host 3,000 men in Qatar. Cavusoglu later discussed the developments with his Iranian counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif during a telephone call. Qatar has angered its neighbors by supporting certain Islamist political movements in the region. The resolution c...

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  • Tehran attackers IS recruits from Iran
Tehran attackers IS recruits from Iran

Profile pictures of corpses and their names were released but their surnames have been kept a secret due to security and privacy concerns for their families. The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has condemned the twin extremist attacks in Tehran , describing them as part of an " international , destructive plan" backed by various regional governm...

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  • '100 per cent' willing to testify over James Comey conversations: Donald Trump
'100 per cent' willing to testify over James Comey conversations: Donald Trump

Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Mr Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defence pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke at Nato's gathering in Belgium last month.

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  • Trump says U.S. is committed to mutual support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies
Trump says U.S. is committed to mutual support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

President Donald Trump says the United States is committed to the mutual defense of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, casting aside concerns that his failure to mention the commitment last month weakened the alliance. The White House says Trump's visit to Poland next month will in part show his commitment to NATO's collective defens...

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  • Will Donald Trump prevent James Comey from testifying in Russian Federation investigation?
Will Donald Trump prevent James Comey from testifying in Russian Federation investigation?

Trump , the official said, will start his infrastructure push on Monday with a Rose Garden speech that will propose separating all air traffic control operations from the Federal Aviation Administration. For me, this is just unbelievable. "You created a sensation out of nothing. I think it is what should happen". Trump would surely face publi...

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  • Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks
Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks

Mimbo said Butt had grown a longer beard and worn traditional Islamic dress more often over the two years he had known him, but showed no sign of radicalisation. The 23-year-old from London is being treated for a seven-inch knife wound from his belly to his back. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a technology advocacy organisation, said that ...

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  • Defense questions accuser's phone calls with Cosby
Defense questions accuser's phone calls with Cosby

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele pinched the bridge of his nose and stared at the table as Constand gave the response. Why she kept contacting Cosby after the encounter? In the first recorded call played for the jury between Gianni and Bill Cosby , courtroom reporter Watts told Radar, Cosby is heard inquiring about Andrea's inter...

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  • New York Times stands by story James Comey called into question
New York Times stands by story James Comey called into question

Comey and Mr. Trump . Given Attorney General Sessions' participation in President Trump's campaign, it was for that reason, and that reason alone, the Attorney General made the decision on March 2, 2017 to recuse himself from any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United Sta...

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  • Stop Funding terrorism, Donald Trump Tells Qatar, US' Key Ally
Stop Funding terrorism, Donald Trump Tells Qatar, US' Key Ally

Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated to a number of other bases in the region including in Iraq, Turkey, Kuwait and Bahrain and off aircraft carriers, the officials said. "We had a decision to make: do we take the easy road or do we finally take a hard but necessary action?" "Hope...

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  • Trump accuses Qatar of funding terrorism 'at a very high level'
Trump accuses Qatar of funding terrorism 'at a very high level'

Qatar's ambassador to the United States told the Financial Times on Thursday that Saudi Arabia and its allies planned to give a list of demands - expected to include issues related to terrorism - to Doha within 10 days and that the Qatari leadership would consider taking action where they felt it was appropriate.

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  • Qatar Defiant As Gulf Arab Allies Deepen Nation's Isolation
Qatar Defiant As Gulf Arab Allies Deepen Nation's Isolation

Qatar called for "dialog and diplomacy". Leading the efforts to defuse the crisis is Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, who's been shuttling among Gulf capitals for talks. But "the American preference is for the GCC countries to arrive at a solution of their own", Nauert said. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, Qata...

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  • Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'
Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

Asked by a reporter if he had told Mr Comey to drop the investigation into Mr Flynn, Mr Trump said , "I didn't say that". During Comey's testimony , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes!" arguing that such recordings would back up his version of events.

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  • Media will bury Comey testimony on Lynch — CNN's King
Media will bury Comey testimony on Lynch — CNN's King

But Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, said there was no decision within the campaign to use the word "matter" opposed to investigation. "This is like see no evil, hear no evil", Kaine said. "While I missed an opportunity in today's hearing, I still believe this question is important, and I intend to submit it in writing to Mr. Comey for the record".

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  • UAE threatens to impose economic sanctions against Qatar as diplomatic row deepens
UAE threatens to impose economic sanctions against Qatar as diplomatic row deepens

Gaza's Hamas rulers, which receive Qatari aid, have said Saudi Arabia's call for Qatar to cut ties with the Palestinian militant group is "regrettable" and said it contradicts traditional Arab support for the Palestinian cause. Qatar is heavily dependent on food imports and the crisis has led to stockpiling and shortages. "In another circular, th...

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  • Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results
Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

The role of Mr Timothy and Ms Hill as Mrs May's joint chiefs of staff had been severely criticised by disgruntled Tories in the wake of the election result. May, however, has indicated she will not step down, calling for "stability" after the election. Prime Miniser May met with the Queen yesterday and asked permission to form a government followin...

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  • Comey says Trump fired him to undermine FBI Russia investigation
Comey says Trump fired him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

During more than two hours of testimony, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believed Trump had directed him in February to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Virginia appeals new sentencing hearings for sniper Malvo
Virginia appeals new sentencing hearings for sniper Malvo

Malvo was convicted in Chesapeake - the trial was moved because of publicity surrounding the sensational slayings - for the capital murder of a woman in Fairfax County. I imagine the Virginia Attorney General's office will appeal the ruling. But she has since retired. "It is exceedingly unlikely that a Virginia court would reduce his sentence to ti...

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  • Petition against Tory-DUP deal gets 400k signatures
Petition against Tory-DUP deal gets 400k signatures

ITV political editor Robert Peston said ministers would prefer a coalition deal, rather than a less formal vote-based one, under which the DUP would agree to support May on key policy issues. Her weakened position in the party rules out big changes, and May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Ha...

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  • Germany's Merkel seeks to ease tensions with military
Germany's Merkel seeks to ease tensions with military

Echoing the kind of trade negotiation that Pena Nieto's government says it wants in negotiating with the U.S. to modernize Nafta, Merkel said the revised Mexico-EU deal can be "a classical situation where everyone wins". "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". We know when they must end. Brussels' chief negotiator M...

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