• Brexit talks to start Monday: Britain
Brexit talks to start Monday: Britain

Speaking to the Parliament in Strasbourg, he made clear he believes the rebate negotiated by Margaret Thatcher in 1984 and worth up to £5 billion a year to the United Kingdom, along with opt-outs in areas like open borders, monetary union and justice, could be up for grabs if Britain decides to stay.

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May admits failings after Grenfell Tower blaze
British Prime Minister Theresa May admits failings after Grenfell Tower blaze

Stuart Cundy , who said the toll was still expected to rise, came as Queen Elizabeth II said the country was trapped in a "sombre national mood". On Saturday, May met for two hours with 15 survivors and community leaders at her official residence at 10 Downing Street in London .

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  • UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond seeks pragmatic Brexit
UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond seeks pragmatic Brexit

The Conservatives are still negotiating with the Democratic Unionist Party over whether their 10 MPs will support the Tories' minority government. The government has developed a strategy of "hard Brexit" to cut the numbers of immigrants arriving from the EU at the expense of Britain's membership of the European single market and customs union.

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  • First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday
First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday

Brussels has warned that time is running out to start the talks on divorce terms and a future trade deal, with Britain set to leave the European Union come what may in March 2019. But a newly appointed junior Brexit minister, Steve Baker, told Reuters: "I don't foresee any change". The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofst...

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  • US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting
US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting

The hospital planned to hold a briefing on his condition later in the day Friday. Played nearly every year since 1909, this year's congressional contest began with a moving tribute to the victims of the shooting , as well as the Capitol Police officers who helped take out the gunman.

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  • Trump Acknowledges He Is Under Investigation in Russia Inquiry
Trump Acknowledges He Is Under Investigation in Russia Inquiry

But soon after the abrupt termination, Trump told NBC News that he had been going to fire Comey regardless of any recommendations. "Nice", Trump tweeted , later repeating his accusation that the probe is a " witch hunt ". Trump's tweet Friday reflected the first official confirmation that he is being investigated by the special counsel for the ...

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  • Trump rolls back US, Cuba relations
Trump rolls back US, Cuba relations

Trump said he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions that had been relaxed by the Obama administration in an attempt to improve relations, criticising it as a "completely one-sided deal". Just over one year ago, Obama took the stage at a theater in Havana , with Castro in attendance, to reject that thinking and declare that he ...

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  • 'Heroic' nurse Kirsty Boden died helping people London Bridge
'Heroic' nurse Kirsty Boden died helping people London Bridge

She was the second person identified by authorities as a victim killed in Saturday's van-and-knife rampage. But her heartbroken mother Julie Wallace , who flew to London to find her missing daughter, has now posted a message on her Facebook page to confirm her daughter's tragic death.

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  • All 7 Missing Sailors Found Dead In Flooded Compartments Of USS Fitzgerald
All 7 Missing Sailors Found Dead In Flooded Compartments Of USS Fitzgerald

The US Navy said rescue workers found the bodies on Sunday after gaining access to damaged parts of the ship. Aucoin, speaking at a news conference at the base, wouldn't say how many bodies were recovered, pending notification of next of kin.

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  • More Bad News For Jared Kushner as Mueller Follows the Money
More Bad News For Jared Kushner as Mueller Follows the Money

The Washington Post previously reported that Trump also asked Rogers and Coats to push back against the FBI's investigation. The Trump tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned organization officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe.

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  • United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

The hospital planned to hold a briefing on his condition later in the day Friday. On Wednesday night, Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, visited Scalise at the hospital. "That is the source of unity, and more than ever, we must embrace it", the president said. Investigators are still studying James T. Hodgkinson's social media prof...

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  • Trump confidant: 'I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel'
Trump confidant: 'I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel'

Comey also detailed conversations in which he said the president told him he hoped the director could "let go" of investigations into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Ruddy later confirmed the comment to CNN . James Comey said he reviewed his testimony with the special counsel. Suffice to say t...

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  • Special Counsel Mueller Is Reportedly Investigating Kushner's Financial Dealings With Russia
Special Counsel Mueller Is Reportedly Investigating Kushner's Financial Dealings With Russia

Trump also compared his position to the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server in another tweet. "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" When Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey last month, he initially cited a memo w...

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  • Cuba denounces Trump's policy rollback
Cuba denounces Trump's policy rollback

In a statement read out on the evening news on Friday, the Cuban government reiterated its willingness to "continue the respectful dialog and cooperation on matters of mutual interest", with the United States . The Cuban government has made clear it will not be pressured into reforms in exchange for further engagement with Washington. It was a p...

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  • UK police name 3rd attacker as new search gets underway
UK police name 3rd attacker as new search gets underway

Rachid Redouane (center) and Youssef Zaghba have been named as the suspects in Saturday's attack at London Bridge. Four of those killed in the attack have been named as Australian Kirsty Boden, Canadian national Chrissy Archibald, James McMullan, from Hackney, and French national Alexandre Pigeard.

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  • Trump Under Investigation for Firing FBI Director James Comey
Trump Under Investigation for Firing FBI Director James Comey

Trump has frequently railed against such anonymous sources, at times calling them "fake", or "phony" and, as recently as Thursday, referring to the Russian Federation investigation itself as a "witch hunt". Americans largely view the issue along partisan lines. Pence said on Twitter on May 10 that Trump had "made the right decision at the righ...

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  • Desired Palestinian State under Three Powers
Desired Palestinian State under Three Powers

The idea is that the threat of an increasingly assertive Iran will bring Israel and influential Gulf Arab states together, creating a chance of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian issue . "That is why in any agreement - and without an agreement - we shall maintain security control over all the territory west of the Jordan (river)". "It also constitu...

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  • Do Americans believe Trump is impeding Russian Federation investigation?
Do Americans believe Trump is impeding Russian Federation investigation?

The President began his day by saying there was "zero proof" of any links between Russian Federation and members of his campaign. The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, The Washington Post reported Wednesday eve...

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  • Amid turmoil, Queen Elizabeth says Britain sombre but steadfast
Amid turmoil, Queen Elizabeth says Britain sombre but steadfast

The queen visited a shelter for victims earlier on Friday to speak with displaced residents. The long-serving monarch was referring to two terrorist attacks, one in London another in Manchester, and a devastating fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower block in London on Wednesday morning.

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  • 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations,' says Rod Rosenstein
'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations,' says Rod Rosenstein

Comey said it should be special counsel Robert Mueller's task to determine whether Trump had obstructed justice, and therefore, had opened himself up to possible impeachment proceedings, keeping the allegations on Russian Federation in mind.

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