• United States military service members in Afghanistan injured in insider attack
United States military service members in Afghanistan injured in insider attack

The attack took place in the Afghan National Army 209th Corps headquarters at Camp Shaheen, in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif. It said one Afghan soldier was killed and one wounded. Today's latest attack is a harbinger of what Trump faces as he sends even more troops into Afghanistan. The report by West Point's Modern War Institute entit...

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  • Trump admits he's being investigated
Trump admits he's being investigated

Witch Hunt ", the president wrote. "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office". Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn .

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  • Trump tells Senators new GOP healthcare bill is 'mean'
Trump tells Senators new GOP healthcare bill is 'mean'

Democrats and some moderate Republicans have attacked the House bill for eliminating a requirement that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions and for rolling back the Obamacare expansion of Medicaid to cover millions of poor people.

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  • Document says Trump hotel brought in almost $20M
Document says Trump hotel brought in almost $20M

According to his financial disclosure, Trump has assets of at least $1.4 billion and income of at least $596.3 million in the 2016 calendar year. The 98-page disclosure document posted on the office's website showed liabilities for Mr Trump of at least US$130 million to Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, a unit of German-based Deutsche Ban...

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  • Central Portugal: Huge forest fire claims 57 lives
Central Portugal: Huge forest fire claims 57 lives

Some 60 forest fires broke out across the country during the night, with around 1 700 firefighters battling to put them out. Thirty bodies were found inside cars and nearly 20 more were found next to vehicles, Portuguese officials said .

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  • Senate Passes Sanctions on Iran and Russian Federation
Senate Passes Sanctions on Iran and Russian Federation

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the overwhelming passage of the measure "sends a strong signal to President Vladimir Putin while ensuring the Trump administration has the flexibility it needs". "We moved to make the Congress, not the President, the final arbiter of sanctions relief when necessary", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said.

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  • Man detained outside the Palace of Westminster on suspicion of knife possession
Man detained outside the Palace of Westminster on suspicion of knife possession

He drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge , killing four, and fatally stabbed a policeman guarding the gates of parliament before being shot dead by armed officers. "The man reached for a knife", police said. Officers shouted "knife, knife, knife" before bringing down the suspect and surrounding him, submachine guns raised, and pinning h...

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  • J&K: Bodies of 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter found
J&K: Bodies of 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter found

Six policemen were killed when heavily-armed terrorists attacked a vehicle in which they were travelling in the outskirts of Kashmir's Anantnag district. Rebels fighting to end Indian rule of Kashmir have stepped up attacks in recent weeks on government forces patrolling the area as counter-insurgency operations intensify.

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  • Led anti-ISIS coalition can not confirm Russian report on Baghdadi
Led anti-ISIS coalition can not confirm Russian report on Baghdadi

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in an air strike by Russian forces in on the outskirts of Raqqa in Syria , last month, unconfirmed reports from Moscow said. "As a result of preemptive airstrikes of the Russian Aerospace Forces on June 6 and 8, [two] Daesh field commanders... were eliminated". Baghdadi - ...

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  • Pollsters project Macron alliance winning big majority
Pollsters project Macron alliance winning big majority

Socialist leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis admitted a "historic defeat" for his party and resigned from his post. Macron was elected president in May after creating a centrist political movement that brought together millions of moderates who in the past had backed the Socialists or Republicans.

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  • Search for 7 Navy sailors ends after bodies found on ship
Search for 7 Navy sailors ends after bodies found on ship

A US destroyer was back in its home port after colliding before dawn Saturday with a container ship four times its size, leaving seven sailors missing . In addition to the missing , at least three other sailors-including the ship's captain, Cmdr. The incident was among the worst non-combat disasters in recent history for the U.S.

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  • Calls for Theresa May to resign as snap election delivers hung parliament
Calls for Theresa May to resign as snap election delivers hung parliament

Prior to the election , there was speculation that May would use the opportunity to reshuffle the cabinet; last night it was unclear if May would survive the election results . In term of the popular vote, the Conservatives won 43 per cent - a three point lead over Labour. Senior EU officials and politicians have said May can postpone the dat...

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  • Still Swinging for the Fences — Trump Travel Ban
Still Swinging for the Fences — Trump Travel Ban

US President Donald Trump urged his Justice Department to shun political correctness and call a proposed restriction on travellers from certain Muslim countries what it's, a travel ban. It deleted Iraq from the list and removed an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees. The results come just days after a second terror attack in Britain in th...

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  • Representative Steve Scalise's Condition Improves to
Representative Steve Scalise's Condition Improves to "Serious"

The House Majority Whip underwent several surgeries after the shooting. "He is more responsive and is speaking with his loved ones", the doctor said. Scalise, 51, was critically wounded during a congressional baseball game practice Wednesday after an assault rifle bullet ripped through his body, shattering bones and damaging internal organs along...

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  • Rubio says best to let Russian Federation probe proceed
Rubio says best to let Russian Federation probe proceed

In another tweet earlier on June 16, 2017 , Mr. Trump writes, "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof". It also asks former transition officials to retain records related to five former Trump campaign associates: former campaign chairman Paul Manafort; h...

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  • Trump transition team members directed to preserve records related to Russian Federation
Trump transition team members directed to preserve records related to Russian Federation

In a two-part tweet posted before 7 am on Sunday, Trump wrote , "The MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agenda is doing very well despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt ". The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations. Trump's tweets came after the top lawyer for his transition team...

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  • Queen Elizabeth Holds Minute's Silence For Victims Of London Attack
Queen Elizabeth Holds Minute's Silence For Victims Of London Attack

Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. He said there may have been people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the death toll. A fire broke out at the 27-storey Grenfell Tower earlier this week, killing at least 17. Dozens of volunteers...

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  • Turnout in French parliamentary election estimated at 42-43 pct
Turnout in French parliamentary election estimated at 42-43 pct

Germany and France have the eurozone's two biggest economies and are the traditional motor of European integration. That was less than some had expected after its crushing victory in last week's first-round vote. Overall, the first-round vote saw record low voter interest, with less than half of France's 47.5 million voters taking part overall. M...

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  • Wildfires in Portugal kill at least 58
Wildfires in Portugal kill at least 58

From June to September 2007, 84 people died in Greek wildfires, including 67 in a blaze that torched 1,500 square kilometres (370,000 acres) of forest and farmland in southern Greece. In a statement , the Secretary-General said he spoke earlier today with the President of Portugal , Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa , and with the Prime Minister, Antóni...

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  • Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks
Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks

The venue is named after a leader of the failed US-backed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961 against Fidel Castro's revolutionary government . You have no choice. Embassies in Havana and Washington will remain open. One of the major changes in the policy directive is that US travelers making educational people-to-people trips can no long...

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