• Dollar stronger as sterling falls on election shock
Dollar stronger as sterling falls on election shock

Farron said May had called Thursdays election and gambled with Britains future “out of sheer arrogance and vanity, ” adding: “If she has an ounce of self-respect she will resign.”. May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lacklustre campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay m...

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  • Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey
Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, be open to the public, according to the committee's leaders. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, urging him to investigate possible obstruction of justice by Trump in Grassley's position as chairman of the Judiciary Committee.

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  • Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet
Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet

The influential Leave campaigner was publicly humiliated during last year's Conservative leadership race, when he was eliminated in the second round, falling behind May and the newly minted Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom . While the move is seen as a largely political maneuver to shore up May's teetering position within the Conservative Party...

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  • 'North and South Korea could host World Cup'
'North and South Korea could host World Cup'

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis declared North Korea the " most urgent and risky threat" to world peace and security in a written testimony for the U.S. -South Korean military exercises, halting further missile or nuclear weapons tests by North Korea , suspension of global sanctions against North Korea .

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  • Jeff Sessions knows 'nothing' about Russian hacking
Jeff Sessions knows 'nothing' about Russian hacking

The attorney general also said he did not remember a "third meeting" or conversation with Russian officials previous year - beyond the two that he has acknowledged as part of his role as a then-senator. The president does have the right to shield communications with administration staff. "Gen. Sessions, respectfully you're not answering the quest...

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  • Kenny raises Good Friday Agreement concerns with May over DUP deal
Kenny raises Good Friday Agreement concerns with May over DUP deal

Ms Foster yesterday told Sky news, "We had very good discussions with the Conservative Party in relation to how we could support them in forming a national government; one that would bring stability to the nation". Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said: "Our resolve is to see these institutions put in place on the basis they were founded upon as qui...

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  • 5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing
5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

It's unclear if Sessions has the right to reserve that privilege before the president requests it. Curiously, he did so for Trump. The attorney general's testimony comes days after Comey told congressional investigators that FBI leaders expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation before the attorney general's M...

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  • President won; Comey minus one
President won; Comey minus one

Instead, Trump let his lawyer do the talking for him. "I'd like to invite the president to testify before the Senate". "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey said toward the end of more than two hours of testimony before the Senate intelligence committee.

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  • North Korea sends jailed US student home in a coma
North Korea sends jailed US student home in a coma

The former National Basketball Association star, who is in the rare position of being an acquaintance of President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , tweeted Tuesday that he was heading back to Pyongyang, adding that he'd discuss his trip on his return to the U.S.

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  • Comatose student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio, USA
Comatose student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio, USA

He was sentenced in March of that year. Hours after his release, the USA government blamed Pyongyang for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warned more were likely. His current visit has already been roundly criticized by some for its timing, during high tensions between the USA and North Korea over its weapons programs and rec...

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  • US student released by North Korea is in coma, family say
US student released by North Korea is in coma, family say

USA officials appeared to brush aside any speculation of a connection between Rodman's controversial visit and Warmbier's release . Warmbier was on a New Year's Eve tour in North Korea, en route to Hong Kong, where he was to do a January study-abroad trip.

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  • UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief
UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

The turmoil started when May chose to hold snap elections to gain more seats for her party, which already had majority in parliament , to strengthen her position in the upcoming Brexit talks scheduled for June 19. Talks between Theresa May and the Democratic Unionist Party over a confidence and supply deal to prop up the Conservative Govern...

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  • Suspected N.Korea drone filmed missile defence site: Seoul
Suspected N.Korea drone filmed missile defence site: Seoul

South Korean investigators have since discovered hundreds of photos from its Sony-made in-built camera, a Defense Ministry official said, requesting anonymity because of department rules. In a speech marking South Korea's Memorial Day last Tuesday, President Moon honored national heroes and veterans, including those who fought in the Vietn...

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  • Words With Friends Adds 'Covfefe' To Its Mobile Game
Words With Friends Adds 'Covfefe' To Its Mobile Game

Well, countless tweeters already were trying, and even more joined in humorous effort as the day wore on. But this time, users the world over have been left scratching their heads over "covfefe": a freakish word apparently created by the president.

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  • British Election Ends With A Hung Parliament
British Election Ends With A Hung Parliament

If May is to honor the wish of the 52 percent of voters who opted past year to take Britain out of the European Union , she must find a way to bridge the differences within her party. The leader of the DUP confirmed that talks are happening. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and inco...

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  • North Korea frees US college student; family says he's in coma
North Korea frees US college student; family says he's in coma

Warmbier has been in a coma for over a year, according to his parents. Department of State spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Rodman had nothing to do with Warmbier's release. Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown of Cleveland said the country's "despicable actions ... must be condemned". NORTH KOREA has released a 22-year-old college stude...

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  • Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain
Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

Bangladeshi authorities are trying to evacuate up to a million people before a powerful cyclone makes landfall. Bangladesh's Cyclone Preparedness programme head had earlier told EFE that 56,000 volunteers had helped in the evacuation in 18 coastal districts of the country.

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  • Trump ready to testify under oath about Comey
Trump ready to testify under oath about Comey

Comey misled the public about the alleged lack of support among Mr. Comey's Federal Bureau of Investigation colleagues. The way Comey understood his conversations with the president, Trump asked Comey for three things: his loyalty , to "lift the cloud" of any perception the president was under investigation and to drop the FBI's investigat...

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  • UK Election: Jeremy Corbyn accidentally slaps Emily Thornberry's breast
UK Election: Jeremy Corbyn accidentally slaps Emily Thornberry's breast

While Labour failed to cause a complete upset , taking control of parliament, they have stunted the Torys by forcing them to lose their majority, and ending the election in a hung parliament . And here's just some of the incredible responses on Twitter. Corbyn and Thornberry beamed for the cameras. Another giggled: "The naughtiest thing Corby...

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  • Suspected North Korean drone photographed US missile defense system
Suspected North Korean drone photographed US missile defense system

China and Russian Federation assert that the U.S.is using the North Korean threat as an excuse to expand its ballistic missile defense in the area, crippling the nuclear deterrence capabilities of these two countries. "We will come up with measures to deal with North Korean drones", an official at South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of ...

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