• James Comey testimony draws 18.2 million viewers across six networks
James Comey testimony draws 18.2 million viewers across six networks

Senate Intelligence Committee, The Associated Press reported . And the ratings soared. About 19.5 million people watched at home via traditional TV, according to a Nielsen estimate released on Friday. Trump's inauguration drew an estimated 30.6 million television viewers ― so the president can rest easy knowing he pulled in higher ratings tha...

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  • Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after United Kingdom election blow
Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after United Kingdom election blow

A source said Mr Corbyn has also been making a number of phone calls in what is a highly unpredictable and uncertain political climate, with Mrs May sacking two key aides and sending her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast to open talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to reach a deal to prop up a Tory minority government.

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  • Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony
Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony

Comey's one-on-one discussions with Trump were the focal point of his testimony Thursday before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. He painted a picture of an overbearing president who he did not trust and who pressured him to stop the FBI Flynn probe.

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  • London Bridge attack: Images released of terrorists' fake explosive belts
London Bridge attack: Images released of terrorists' fake explosive belts

If you know anything about these particular types of knives, please let us know. "Butt could not only have caused serious damage but potentially helped other terrorists to get into one of these events", the paper said, quoting a source close to the intelligence services.

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives
Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister. May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. May's office said Saturday principles of an agreement had been reached, but the two sides later clarified that they a...

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  • US President Donald Trump willing to respond under oath
US President Donald Trump willing to respond under oath

The president said he was "Very, very happy, and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said, and some of the things that he said just weren't true". "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump told a White House press conference in reference to the twin controversies dogging his administration - accusations his aides colluded with the Russi...

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  • Trump says James Comey's testimony showed 'no collusion, no obstruction'
Trump says James Comey's testimony showed 'no collusion, no obstruction'

US President Donald Trump has said he's "100%" willing to testify under oath about his interactions with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. Mr. Trump is meeting with Iohannis at 1:45 p.m., and the joint press conference is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. As he sat before the Senate Intelligence Committee about to te...

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  • Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis
Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

The decision will affect more than 11,000 people from the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain alone, according to official figures. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand", Noushabadi added, without saying if these were commercial exports or aid. Back on June 5, the head of Iran's Agricultural Pr...

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  • Three US soldiers confirmed dead in Afghan insider attack
Three US soldiers confirmed dead in Afghan insider attack

In the meantime, a U.S military spokesman in Afghanistan told CNN "we are aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan ". One US serviceman was injured and evacuated from Afghanistan and was taken for medical care. So-called "green-on-blue" attacks - when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on global troops - have been a major problem dur...

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  • Qatar, accused of aiding terrorism, hires ex-US Attorney General
Qatar, accused of aiding terrorism, hires ex-US Attorney General

Qatar is regional headquarters for U.S. Central Command and home to some 10,000 American troops, as NPR's Scott Horsley has reported . Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain lead a string of countries that this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran .

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  • Qatar blockade: Iran sends five planeloads of food
Qatar blockade: Iran sends five planeloads of food

Riyadh and its allies have severed ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and of being too close to Iran , charges denied by Doha. After severing ties with Qatar on Monday, Saudi Arabia said it was committed to "decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism" in a statement carried by state news agency S...

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  • California's senators stood out during the Comey hearing, for different reasons
California's senators stood out during the Comey hearing, for different reasons

He also admitted that he had leaked to the press memos describing his talks with Trump, saying he hoped the stories would spur the appointment of a special counsel to take over the investigation of the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Federation.

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  • President Trump Willing To Testify Under Oath On Comey
President Trump Willing To Testify Under Oath On Comey

Mr Trump's team, led by his personal lawyer, Marc E Kasowitz , on Friday was preparing a counterattack on Mr Comey based in part on his admission that he arranged the leak of his account of the conversation with Mr Trump in which he says the president suggested the FBI halt its investigation into Michael Flynn, the former national security a...

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  • Respite from heat in Delhi; expect a pleasant Monday
Respite from heat in Delhi; expect a pleasant Monday

In Haryana, Ambala's maximum was 36.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal while Hisar's maximum settled at 37.6 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal. The humidity level oscillated between 77 and 41 per cent. The Department has predicted rains or thunder showers at isolated places in the two states over the next 24 hours.

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  • Doubt over May's grip on power as talks with DUP continue
Doubt over May's grip on power as talks with DUP continue

Downing Street said an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. "Our manifesto was full of fear and the Labour Party's manifesto was full of promises". The Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a ...

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  • Nick Timothy resigns as aide to Theresa May
Nick Timothy resigns as aide to Theresa May

Her co-chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced their resignations Saturday. Mr Timothy acknowledged that one of his regrets was the way the party's controversial social care reforms, dubbed a " dementia tax " by critics, had been handled.

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  • Qatar reaches out to Russian Federation amid diplomatic spat
Qatar reaches out to Russian Federation amid diplomatic spat

Turkey has started to provide daily food and water supplies to Qatar with Turkish Airlines Cargo planes as the Gulf state faces isolation imposed by fellow Arab countries over its alleged support for terrorism. Egypt separately has asked the United Nations Security Council to investigate reports that Qatar "paid up to $1 billion to a terrorist grou...

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  • United Kingdom power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office
United Kingdom power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office

If Theresa May hadn't called the snap election , she could have remained prime minister and the Conservative (or Tory) Party, which she leads, could have retained its majority in Parliament until 2020. The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister...

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  • Winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8M sold in California
Winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8M sold in California

Lottery officials said the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. Menifee Mayor Neil Winter said he hoped a local resident bought the winning ticket at the store in a heavily visited intersection that has sold winners before but never for so much.

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  • Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis
Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have accused Qatar of supporting "terrorism". Iran's national carrier Iran Air confirmed on Sunday that the country has sent five planes of food to Qatar after Gulf countries cut off air and other transport links to the emirate, amid a diplomatic row engulfing the region, local media repor...

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