• Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

It was a special moment in the career of Puerto Rican rider Jose Ortiz, too, and with his first victory he followed up the success of his brother, Irad, who won the US Classic 12 months ago aboard Creator. "The Derby win was awesome", he said. Pletcher liked the way his horse trained for the race, and he thought his horse had sufficient rest afte...

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  • No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs
No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs

The letter calls the memo, reported to describe President Donald Trump telling Comey to go easy on former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn , "relevant to the Judiciary Committee's ongoing investigative efforts". "Is that the rule for the President of the United States as well?" Though the Office of the Director of National Intel...

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  • 43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list
43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states cut ties with Qatar on Monday , accusing it of supporting violent Islamist groups across the region. "The President reiterated that a united Gulf Cooperation Council and a strong United States-Gulf Cooperation Council partnership are critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability"...

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  • Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'
Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

He said only 16 percent of Qatar's food imports came through the now-closed land border crossing with Saudi Arabia "and it has been replaced already". Turkey, in an apparent act of support for Qatar, has approved a bill allowing more troops to be based there. Sigmar Gabriel made the remarks on Friday after a meeting with his Qatari counterpart ...

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  • Monsoon making steady advance, expect a good week ahead: IMD
Monsoon making steady advance, expect a good week ahead: IMD

Further, a low pressure area has formed over the west-central Bay of Bengal and north Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coast, tilting southwards with an associated upper air cyclonic circulation extending up to mid-troposphere levels of 5.8 km above the mean sea level.

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  • British PM Theresa May's top aides quit after election disaster
British PM Theresa May's top aides quit after election disaster

As results trickled in, early victories for Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership hinted at a tough ride for the Conservative Party. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". Let's get on with the job". Writing in The Times she said: "Mrs May condoned their behaviour and turned a blind eye or didn't understand how destructive they bo...

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  • Theresa May to form minority government after poll setback
Theresa May to form minority government after poll setback

Mrs May is hoping that the 10 DUP MPs will prop up her minority Tory Government. And, as I reflect on the results , I will reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward. But the wooing of the DUP risks upsetting the political balance in Northern Ireland by aligning London more closely with the pro-British side in th...

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  • Russian Federation plays elder statesman, calls for talks to end Gulf crisis
Russian Federation plays elder statesman, calls for talks to end Gulf crisis

Early Sunday, the three countries all issued statements urging mixed nationality families to call their respective interior ministries, which would take into consideration the "humanitarian circumstances" of their situation. "Nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behaviors", he said. " They will not have a posit...

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  • Britain's Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Britain's Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government. Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, who is a lesbian, expressed those doubts publicly on Friday evening, after speaking to May. DUP leader Arlene Foster , pictured with Theresa May outside Stormont past year. In an indication of the opposition to ...

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  • France Casts Ballots In First Round Of Parliamentary Elections
France Casts Ballots In First Round Of Parliamentary Elections

Polls close at 8 p.m. local time (0600 GMT) in large towns and first estimates will follow. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen , who took 34% of the presidential vote in her run-off against Macron, will be hoping for a parliamentary breakthrough for her National Front.

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  • Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists
Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists

Authorities have said the London attack was apparently unconnected to the Manchester bombing. Rowley said two of them, a 55-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman, were later released without being charged. There are 500 current investigations involving 3,000 potential suspects. "He was not a police or MI5 subject of interest". "The security ...

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  • UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives
UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives

The leader of the DUP , #Arlene Foster quickly emerged, promising to collaborate with the Conservative party in an effort to strengthen Britain . " I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility ". But not for some time, let's get this clear. Graham Brady, the chairman of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee and one of the ...

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  • After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it
After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it

It said the list shows that Qatar "announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. "Stop funding, stop teaching hate and stop the killing", he added.

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  • Trump offers support to May after polls setback
Trump offers support to May after polls setback

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. The Brexit discussions are due to start on June 19 . She ignored younger people, who preferred to stay in the European Union previous year and who now prefer the Labour Party to the Tories ...

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  • Ten Philippine soldiers killed in military air strike
Ten Philippine soldiers killed in military air strike

A total of 120 gunmen were killed in the latest tally of the military but only 42 bodies were recovered. More than 224,000 residents of the city and nearby towns have fled the fighting, the provincial government said Monday. "This equipment will enhance the (Philippine Marines") counterterrorism capabilities, and help protect (troops) actively ...

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  • Trump's Lawyer Fires Back After Comey Testimony
Trump's Lawyer Fires Back After Comey Testimony

A central - and unresolved - question from the hearing revolves around whether President Donald Trump was trying to derail the Russian Federation investigation by pressuring, and ultimately firing, the man in charge. "It's a big investigation, and these are facts". Instead of attacking Mr. Comey's credibility, as the R.N.C. and Donald Trump Jr....

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  • Michael Gove returns to Cabinet in Theresa May's post-election reshuffle
Michael Gove returns to Cabinet in Theresa May's post-election reshuffle

Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Damian Green , a close ally, as the First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office in the first major appointment of her post-election cabinet reshuffle. Liam Fox stays on as worldwide trade secretary, a post created in the wake of Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union as t...

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  • Comey's Testimony Gives Building Blocks for Obstruction Case
Comey's Testimony Gives Building Blocks for Obstruction Case

He explained to the Federal Bureau of Investigation director that many other people wanting his job, a statement Comey said he found odd, since the president had already twice assured him that he was secure in his position. "Those were lies plain and simple". Dianne Feinstein of California, who asked the question that many Republicans have raised i...

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  • UK election disaster sees PM fight to stay
UK election disaster sees PM fight to stay

Joining forces with the hardline unionist Protestant party also threatens London's neutrality in Northern Ireland , which is key to the delicate balance of power in a province once plagued by violence. Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn said he thought there could be another election soon, after the vote on Thursday produced no clear victor and l...

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  • Police release images of London attacker's fake explosive belts
Police release images of London attacker's fake explosive belts

The belts, created to look like real explosives, consisted of three disposable water bottles covered in masking tape that were then attached to the belt. British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, and Italian officials said they had passed on their concerns about him to British int...

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