• Russian Federation ends military coordination with U.S. over downed Syrian plane
Russian Federation ends military coordination with U.S. over downed Syrian plane

The Russian defence ministry went on to say in a statement that all aircraft belonging to the USA -led coalition operating west of the Euphrates "will be tracked by the Russian (surface-to-air missile) systems as targets". Until recently, pro-regime forces were focused on fighting rebels in western Syria but victories in Aleppo and elsewhere ha...

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  • Britain to Hold Rare Two-Year Parliament Session Over Brexit
Britain to Hold Rare Two-Year Parliament Session Over Brexit

With her strategy unclear and her position insecure, Prime Minister Theresa May plunges this week into tortuous divorce talks with the European Union that will shape Britain's prosperity and global influence for generations to come. When 52 percent of British voters opted for Brexit, some feared for the survival of a Union battered by the euro cr...

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  • Portugal declares day of mourning following devastating fires
Portugal declares day of mourning following devastating fires

Portugal is observing three days of national mourning after the deaths Saturday night around the town of Pedrogao Grande, 150 kilometers (90 miles) north of Lisbon. "Winds should not be much of an issue [as Saturday], but that does not mean localized wind issues could occur, especially around the fire", Roys said.

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  • Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks
Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

The attack on Tehran was the worst in many years, and the first successful terror attack by Islamic State on Iran, if the group's claims are true. Iran is a key fighting force against IS and other groups in Iraq and Syria, and the Sunni jihadists consider Shiite Muslims to be apostates. "Especially when we see the U.S.

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  • Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision
Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

Joseph P. Aucoin , commander of the USA 7th Fleet, said today at a press conference in front of the stricken ship thats now moored in Yokosuka, Japan. Rear Admiral Charles Williams, commander of Task Force 70, in a statement earlier praised the "extraordinary courage" of the Fitzgerald's sailors in stabilizing the ship and sailing the vessel ba...

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  • Greens seek time to consider Gonski 2.0
Greens seek time to consider Gonski 2.0

The leaked modelling examines how public, Catholic and private schools around the country would be affected by the Senate's decision to block or support the new funding model. "For almost two months, Minister Birmingham has been going around the country saying that his school funding model not only delivers needs-based funding, but also delivers fu...

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  • Imam who shielded Finsbury Park Mosque attacker from angry crowd praised
Imam who shielded Finsbury Park Mosque attacker from angry crowd praised

The police said all were Muslims. Police said another man died at the scene, although he was receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or of something else. We saw that very clearly after Manchester, a very high peak, we saw that clearly after London Bridge, we didn't see it after Westminster. "O...

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  • Georgia 6th District Congressional Race A Test Of Millennial Voting Strength
Georgia 6th District Congressional Race A Test Of Millennial Voting Strength

Despite backlash from both candidates, the Washington Examiner reported that a spokesman for the Republican-backing Principled Leadership Project that the group stands by the ad. Both candidates have spent almost $50 million each on their campaigns, making it the most expensive congressional House race in history . President Trump, Vice Presid...

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  • EU demands divorce deal first as Brexit talks begin
EU demands divorce deal first as Brexit talks begin

Last year's Brexit vote came as a profound shock to Brussels against a backdrop of rising anti-EU sentiment, with many - including now US President Donald Trump - predicting the bloc's eventual break-up. Such firms sold 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) worth of goods to customers in Britain past year, their fourth-biggest market. The Brexit s...

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  • European Union demands divorce deal first as Brexit talks begin
European Union demands divorce deal first as Brexit talks begin

The European Union's Michel Barnier said he hoped the talks, starting nearly a year to the day after a British referendum vote to leave the EU, would establish a timetable for the negotiations. The Queen's Speech sets out details of extensive UK Government legislation required to put Brexit into effect, expected to include a Great Repeal Bill...

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  • Suspect in Ohio Triple Murder Killed 2 Others: Cops
Suspect in Ohio Triple Murder Killed 2 Others: Cops

Three adults have been found dead at a home in North Royalton , Ohio , police confirm. Brinkman, 45, was charged with three counts of aggravated murder, three counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with evidence in their deaths , North Royalton police said on Wednesday.

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  • Judge Finds Michelle Carter Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter of Teen Boyfriend
Judge Finds Michelle Carter Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter of Teen Boyfriend

Could this case set a legal precedent? Have you been following or monitoring this case? Moniz added, "She admits in ... texts [to friends] that she did nothing: She did not call the police or Mr. I poured my heart to you ... "I bet you're gonna say an excuse like that". The defense argued that Roy had been on a path to suicide "for years" ...

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  • BSEB To Award Grace Marks; Matric Results May Be Delayed Further
BSEB To Award Grace Marks; Matric Results May Be Delayed Further

The Bihar board conducted the Class 10 examination in the month of May. Students who appeared for the exams this year can check their marks on the board's official website once the results are announced. The state board had released the Class 12 Results 2017 on May 30. - Download and take a print of the result. Students can also obtain their re...

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  • London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79
London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79

Members of London's emergency services observe a minutes' silence in memory of the victims of the June 14 fire at the Grenfell Tower block, pictured on the horizon, in Kensington, west London , on June 19, 2017. Survivors of the building claim that cheap materials for the cladding and a lack of maintenance on the building were to blame for t...

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  • Additional Security at British Mosques Following Terror Attack in London
Additional Security at British Mosques Following Terror Attack in London

Which is why it's confusing that for a while after the attack happened, some news headlines neglected to use the word " terrorism; " a messed-up thing that did not go unnoticed by the Harry Potter author. The Muslim Council of Britain said this was the "most violent manifestation to date" of recent Islamophobic incidents. "It appears from eye...

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  • Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet
Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet

The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped bombs near the U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the Pentagon said. The Syrian army, which has been taking territory from retreating ISIS fighters in the eastern Aleppo countryside, has moved into Raqqa province and seized back some oil fields and villages...

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  • Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea hoping 'to open the door'
Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea hoping 'to open the door'

USA officials in touch with Yun and medical personnel declined to say whether Warmbier remains in a coma or to make any comment on his current medical condition. Otto grew up here and we know him as an intelligent, personable, and wonderful young man. The player nicknamed "The Worm" is one of the few Westerners to have met Kim, who took over foll...

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  • London Van Attack: Suspect Identified, Arrested in Terror Investigation
London Van Attack: Suspect Identified, Arrested in Terror Investigation

The Muslim Welfare House styles itself as Islington's "biggest community centre", used by thousands every week. "One guy caught the guy and brought him down", Bouhllissa told Reuters. The attack Monday hits a community already feeling targeted in the fallout from the London Bridge killings and other attacks blamed on Islamic extremists.

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  • London mayor on attack against Muslims: 'Terrorism is terrorism'
London mayor on attack against Muslims: 'Terrorism is terrorism'

An imam prevented a mob attack on the suspected terrorist van driver who just minutes earlier had mowed down Muslim worshippers at a mosque. Police said the suspected van driver, aged 48, had been detained by members of the public before being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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  • Trump's attorney contradicts himself on investigation denial
Trump's attorney contradicts himself on investigation denial

Speaking on CBS's Face the Nation , he said: "The fact of the matter is the president has not been and is not under investigation ". "We've had no indication of that". "The F.B.I.'s going to do their job, Mueller's going to do his job", Rubio said. Comey testified to Congress that Trump then asked him to back off the investigation into his fired ...

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