• Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote
Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

According to preliminary results, nearly half a million votes were cast for statehood, with just 7600 for independence and 6700 to stay the same. Puerto Ricans head to polls Sunday with one question in mind: Should the USA territory seek to become the country's 51st state? Former Gov.

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  • President Trump is an 'F' student
President Trump is an 'F' student

Marc Kasowitz personal attorney of President Donald Trump makes a statement at the National Press Club, following the congressional testimony of former FBI Director James Comey in Washington , Thursday, June 8, 2017. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Trump wrote, suggesting that Comey , who was und...

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  • May's 'pawns' resign after election fiasco
May's 'pawns' resign after election fiasco

While May's top team has been left unchanged, she will have to fill gaps in her ministerial team after nine junior ministers lost their seats in what has been characterised as a disastrous election night for the ruling party, with the shock results going against every pre-election opinion poll forecast and the Jeremy Corbyn-led Opposition Labo...

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  • Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico
Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico

The sterling dropped more than two percent to $1.2702 against the United States dollar on Friday, moving closer to levels not seen since April 18, when Prime Minister Theresa May called the snap election to strengthen her hand in negotiations for the UK's exit from the European Union .

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  • Assessing Donald Trump's self-defense in Comey drama
Assessing Donald Trump's self-defense in Comey drama

In contrast, Comey said he and President Barack Obama only spoke twice in three years, and one of those times was to say farewell. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in for sharp questioning by senators Tuesday on the extent of his contacts with Russian officials during the presidential campaign and of his involvement in the firing of Fede...

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  • Ivanka Trump caught off guard by 'level of viciousness' in DC
Ivanka Trump caught off guard by 'level of viciousness' in DC

The television hosts asked the president's daughter if she has found working in Washington to be more hard than she initially planned, specifically in regard to the ongoing investigations between the Trump campaign's alleged ties to the Russian government.

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  • Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre
Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

Sunday, people are pausing and marking a day no one will forget. "Something like that is not going to stop us from saying, 'Hey, this is who we are.' We are not going to stop that from happening". For most of the rest of Central Florida, and by extension countless of people throughout the country, the world, the Pulse massacre remains the cold, har...

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  • Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at the Tony's
Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at the Tony's

TWO PRESIDENTS: Host Kevin Spacey managed to portray two US leaders in one telecast - former president Bill Clinton and Frank Underwood, the fictional president he plays on Netflix's political thriller " House of Cards ". "There's so much for everyone to see", she said. "It's such a great season for musicals", said Astrid Van Wieren, who stars ...

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  • Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister
Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister

Mr Timothy also admitted that Prime Minister May's failure to secure a majority was "disappointing" while blaming it on an "unexpected surge in support for Labour ". "The party that has lost is the Conservative Party , the arguments it put forward in this election have lost". "Every vote for me and my team will strengthen my hand [during] Brex...

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  • Lewis Hamilton scores sixth F1 Canadian Grand Prix win
Lewis Hamilton scores sixth F1 Canadian Grand Prix win

Vettel almost handed the position back with an error on the next lap, but ultimately eased past Sergio Perez for fourth and finished just 0.6 seconds behind third-placed Ricciardo. "Although Monaco would've been a good one to win, I am happy it happened early in the season". With the Force India cars battling with each other, Vettel overtook Ocon...

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  • Tehran police increase patrols as Iran recoups from attacks
Tehran police increase patrols as Iran recoups from attacks

Zarif tweeted . "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship". After joining Islamic State they left Iran and "took part in operations in Mosul and Raqqa", according to the statement , which withheld the attackers' surnames citing security reasons.

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  • Islamic State won't win, says Iranian priest after Tehran atrocity
Islamic State won't win, says Iranian priest after Tehran atrocity

The ministry released their photographs and first names. "The attacks showed the vulnerability of our security system, at the borders and within Iran", the official said, asking not to be named. IS has long vowed to attack Iran because the country had deployed military advisers and support to both Syria and Iraq in their fights against the extrem...

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  • No deal finalised yet for May UK govt
No deal finalised yet for May UK govt

May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before May called a snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. The criticism comes as May struggles to finalize a deal with the party. Some Tories, including the party's Scottish leader Ruth Davidson, are unhappy about a...

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  • Death toll from Tehran attacks rises to 17
Death toll from Tehran attacks rises to 17

The intelligence ministry said they were Iranians who had joined the Daesh group and travelled to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria before returning home. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship", Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted. "The network of this terrorist group has been identified and some of its members have been...

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  • Suspect In Philippine Casino Attack Was A Indebted Gambler
Suspect In Philippine Casino Attack Was A Indebted Gambler

The suspect, Jessie Carlos, a 43-year-old father-of-three, had a gambling problem and was dismissed from the Department of Finance in 2014 for failing to accurately disclose his assets and liabilities, said Director Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Manila police force.

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  • Sen. McCain Says Confusing Questions to Comey Resulted From Tiredness
Sen. McCain Says Confusing Questions to Comey Resulted From Tiredness

Mr Comey pointed out they were separate investigations, begun at different times. Gohmert said he thinks Comey ruined his own credibility and said Lynch was using her official position to help the campaign of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton .

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  • Senate Dems Ask for Obstruction of Justice Investigation After Comey Testimony
Senate Dems Ask for Obstruction of Justice Investigation After Comey Testimony

Comey - President Comey . case of President Trump". The Republican questioned Comey during Thursday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, focussing on the FBI's investigation into alleged Russian interference during the 2016 election.

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  • DND confirms 8 foreign terrorists among those killed in Marawi clash
DND confirms 8 foreign terrorists among those killed in Marawi clash

The militants have murdered 19 civilians, the military has said, while insisting none have died in any air assaults or the intense street-to-street battles. Philippine Marines chief Major General Emmanuel Salamat said at the ceremony troops would use the weapons in the ongoing battle against Islamist militants in the southern city of Marawi .

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  • Dem Senator Wants Investigation Into Lynch Interference On Clinton Email Investigation
Dem Senator Wants Investigation Into Lynch Interference On Clinton Email Investigation

Fired FBI Director James Comey's Thursday testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee didn't just put a bigger focus on President Donald Trump . "I want Comey to come to our committee". Feinstein has formally asked the GOP chairman of the committee, Sen. Comey has made clear he took extensive notes regarding his conversations with Tru...

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  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins fast to 'restore peace' in Madhya Pradesh
Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins fast to 'restore peace' in Madhya Pradesh

Chouhan had added that the government had extended Rs 4,800 crore as relief amount to farmers when their soyabean crop was destroyed a year ago. He also announced that the agricultural land would be acquired only after the consent of the farmer.

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