• Daughter of president's 'Rasputin' friend returns to Seoul
Daughter of president's 'Rasputin' friend returns to Seoul

Chung, who is Choi's only child and won an equestrian gold medal for South Korea in the 2014 Asian games, has denied playing any role in the corruption scandal that has embroiled her mother. Chung was arrested in Aalborg, northern Denmark, on January 1 on an global warrant. Prosecutors are expected to seek an arrest warrant for Chung for question...

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  • Twitter reacts to McCain's Comey questions
Twitter reacts to McCain's Comey questions

The Daily Mail reported that Comey responded to a question during the hearing with an answer that may have foreshadowed the news. Does McCain have a cold and is loopy from a little much Nyquil? Twitter pundits had a field day with McCain's unusual performance, though for some, the concern over the five-term senator's health appeared genuine....

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  • Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn
Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn

This is disappointing for Prime Minister Theresa May , who chose to call an early election to try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union on Brexit . "I am delighted to see Labour do so well", said Sanders, who campaigned for Corbyn in the days before the election. "That's not a matter for me", she said.

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  • Iran arrests eight IS suspects over Tehran attacks
Iran arrests eight IS suspects over Tehran attacks

Iran's intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said that 43 suspects had been arrested by Satursday night and that operations to identify more "terrorist cells" were under way. "Allah permitting, this is the first brigade that was established (in Iran) but it will not be the last", one said, as the group sat masked in a circle with their weapons.

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  • Donald Trump is back on Twitter and has hit out at Comey
Donald Trump is back on Twitter and has hit out at Comey

I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time ". The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump's private comments urging him to drop the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn led him to tell his Justice Department colleagues they needed to be careful.

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  • Mark Hughes job not in jeopardy at Stoke; Whelan could leave
Mark Hughes job not in jeopardy at Stoke; Whelan could leave

However, it's clear that reinforcements will be needed if they are to challenge for a Premier League return, and Bruce appears to be acknowledging that with a reported move for Stoke midfielder Glenn Whelan . The 33-year-old Dubliner is being strongly linked with Sky Bet Championship club Aston Villa who have reportedly seen a £500,000 transfe...

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  • UK exit poll says Conservatives to win largest number of seats
UK exit poll says Conservatives to win largest number of seats

Youngsters and elderly joined together yesterday, 'which made them possible to conquer 261 seats compared to the 318 of the ruling Conservative Party . The result calls into question May's future as leader of the party, and the country. The Guardian , which backed Labour, said May and the Conservatives had gone from "hubris to humiliation" ...

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  • Believed serial robber hits Dollar Tree Store in North Haven
Believed serial robber hits Dollar Tree Store in North Haven

This suspect may be responsible for robberies from upstate NY to Idaho. His MO is to enter the store at closing time brandishing a weapon - sometimes a handgun, sometimes a stun gun or pepper spray - and then direct employees to empty all register and safes, authorities say.

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  • Theresa May faces ousting after UK election shock
Theresa May faces ousting after UK election shock

May had been expected to win comfortably. Brexit negotiations will be more hard for British Prime Minister Theresa May following the general election results, a think-tank expert said Friday. Jeremy Corbyn still thinks he can become prime minister instead of Theresa May . She also declined to take part in TV debates, which was also re...

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  • Comey Draws 19.5 Million to TV
Comey Draws 19.5 Million to TV

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he originally didn't report his conversations with the president to a White House official. In that memo, Comey said Trump asked if the then-FBI director would "let ... Breitbart News can not confirm or deny if Richman complied with the Senators' demands. " James Comey was all about Ja...

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  • Trump's revised travel ban blocked again by USA appeals court
Trump's revised travel ban blocked again by USA appeals court

Because of the conflict with immigration law, the judges said they did not need to consider whether it also violated the Constitution's prohibition on the government favouring or disfavouring any religion. The ruling Monday says the president violated USA immigration law. Sessions says the court's decision "has a chilling effect on security ope...

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  • Ministers tipped to push PM for soft Brexit after reshuffle
Ministers tipped to push PM for soft Brexit after reshuffle

In a WhatsApp message to Conservative lawmakers, Johnson said, "Folks we need to calm down and get behind the prime minister". Britain's Press Association says May, who was greeted with around 25 seconds of table banging and a brief cheer, told lawmakers at the closed-door meeting that she planned to sort out the problems facing her party.

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  • Third London attacks suspect reportedly Italian-Moroccan
Third London attacks suspect reportedly Italian-Moroccan

The three terrorists carrying out Saturday night's attack were shot dead by police within eight minutes of the alarm being raised. Seven people were killed in the attack, while 48 were wounded. The second man, Rachid Redouane , had not aroused any suspicions. Butt and Redouane both lived in Barking in suburban east London. Mr Pigeard was s...

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  • A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US
A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US

Several speakers addressed the crowd, among them Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), who has built a national profile by trolling President Trump on Twitter . Some conservative members of LGBTQ community say they feel ostracised by the marches' political bent.

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  • I don't think Theresa May has any credibility - Corbyn
I don't think Theresa May has any credibility - Corbyn

Labour put in a stunning performance, gaining 30 seats from the 2015 election. Theresa May was clinging to power last night after her gamble on an early election went disastrously wrong and pro-EU MPs prepare to pounce on her weakness to try to stop the prime-minister from pursuing a "hard Brexit".

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  • Israel to test Arrow-3 missile system in US's Alaska
Israel to test Arrow-3 missile system in US's Alaska

And one of the better places to test is in Alaska, from Kodiak. The location was chosen given its relative isolation as there is a possibility of falling shrapnel after the interception. It will be part of the five- to six-year, $80.4 million contract between Alaska Aerospace Corporation and the Missile Defense Agency, which was announced last summ...

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  • Is the UK facing parliamentary paralysis?
Is the UK facing parliamentary paralysis?

Well there's a turn up for the books . The party's opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage places it at odds with modernizing Conservatives. With all but one of the seats declared, the Conservatives, or "Tories", had taken 318 seats, which means voters have elected their second hung parliament in less than a decade.

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  • Oman welcomes Gulf step on intermarried families in Qatar crisis
Oman welcomes Gulf step on intermarried families in Qatar crisis

But Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left Monday for Saudi Arabia to consult with that country's leadership. The tiny, oil- and gas-rich Gulf emirate is dependent on imports by land and sea for the basic needs of its population of 2.7 million.

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  • Secret Service: We don't have any Trump White House tapes
Secret Service: We don't have any Trump White House tapes

During nearly three hours of statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behaviour in several of their meetings. Trump and his spin doctors have faced questions on little else. Asked about when the president is going to talk about the tapes...

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  • US arrests former Panama president sought for extradition
US arrests former Panama president sought for extradition

The U.S. Marshals Serivce told us the specific charges are sealed, but pointed out there are published reports regarding accusations of embezzlement and spying on Panamanian citizens. Panama President Ricardo Martinelli gestures during a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Panama City April 19, 2012. In September 2016, the Central Ame...

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