• US Senate passes new Russian Federation sanctions
US Senate passes new Russian Federation sanctions

In a 98-2 vote, the Senate approved tougher measures against Iran's ballistic missile program, due to the country's support for terrorist groups and its record on human rights. Senators said the tougher tack against Russian Federation would help force them to ease hostilities against Ukraine, permit a negotiated settlement in the Syrian civil war a...

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  • US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital
US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

Doctors said it was bad at first, an "imminent risk of death", but the news was better Friday night. His social media contained anti-Trump and anti-Republican posts . She says that she's been getting calls to her home as a result. Republicans seized upon the omission as a failure of their opponents to appreciate the Divine's place in American hi...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Protests as anger grows
Grenfell Tower fire: Protests as anger grows

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth Protesters walk down Ladbroke Grove in west London demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower disaster. He noted local authorities across the State already monitor fire safety measures in their multi-storey social housing flats and apartments, under their statutory obligations, and that "a lot of good work is already bei...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing
Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

Consider new reports that Rosenstein is considering recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe and we may be looking at Trump's most consequential tweet storm yet. The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington ...

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  • Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us
Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us

A huge ovation came from the crowd, which swelled to a record 24,959, when Special Agent David Bailey , one of the Capitol Police officers injured in the attack on Republicans at their practice in Virginia on Wednesday, threw out the first pitch .

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  • Trump calls investigation 'greatest witch hunt'
Trump calls investigation 'greatest witch hunt'

The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in last year's US presidential campaign is now examining whether US President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday evening. Mr Trump , who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in United ...

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  • Deadly tower blaze highlights London's rich-poor divide
Deadly tower blaze highlights London's rich-poor divide

A judge-led public inquiry has been announced by Prime Minister Theresa May . "Sadly I can confirm that the number of people who have died is now 17", London police commander Stuart Cundy told reporters. Others, left homeless, have been staying at the nearby Westway Sports Centre and other rest centres. Volunteers in Glasgow - 550 kilome...

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  • Yankees: Are you ready for the Yanks Go Yard Aaron Judge quiz?
Yankees: Are you ready for the Yanks Go Yard Aaron Judge quiz?

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter argues with home plate umpire Alan Porter during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York , Sunday, June 11, 2017 . Over his last five outings, Serverino is undefeated with an ERA of only 1.35, a performance that is not lost on his battery mate Gary Sanchez . "I ...

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  • Minnesota Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez Found Not Guilty on Manslaughter Charge
Minnesota Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez Found Not Guilty on Manslaughter Charge

Prosecutors also charged Yanez with endangering the lives of Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter, who was also riding in the vehicle that night. When asked why she started streaming the aftermath on Facebook Live, Reynolds said she felt people were not being protected against the police and wanted people "to know the truth" if she was shot in fron...

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  • GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP
GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP

Hodgkinson shot House Majority White Steve Scalise in the hip. "If he was in a crowd of people, he's not someone who would really stick out", he said. After the shooting, Republicans at the practice returned to the US Capitol clad in practice uniforms and described a chaotic scene dodging a hail of bullets.

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  • Yearbook to be reissued with pro-Trump photos
Yearbook to be reissued with pro-Trump photos

Digital media teacher Susan Parsons, also the yearbook adviser, was suspended with pay because of the incident. There's no evidence students played a role in the changes, Dyer said Monday. Friday was the district's last day of the school year. " I thought it was pretty cool that this guy was running for president ", Berardo told the Star-Ledg...

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  • Trump on Scalise's condition
Trump on Scalise's condition

Wednesday's shooting at a congressional baseball practice marked the first high-profile test of Trump-era gun politics: Republican control of Congress and the White House has all but eliminated talk of tightening federal gun laws. Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond is the Democrats' star pitcher, and a close friend of Scalise's. He was lying motionle...

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  • Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup
Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

Speaking at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue here, US Defence Secretary General (Retd) James Mattis also said while competition between the US and China was bound to occur, the conflict between the world's two largest economies was not "inevitable".

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  • Police identify lone gunman behind Philippine casino attack
Police identify lone gunman behind Philippine casino attack

The bag contained an automatic rifle. More than 12,000 people were in the complex at the time; most were successfully evacuated. Now, the police will look into the security system and preparedness at Resorts World Manila , and whether management should be held responsible if lapses are found.

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  • Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster
Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster

There have been demands for answers as to how the blaze was able to engulf the 24-storey building along with complaints that not enough was being done to provide assistance for those left homeless or information about those still missing. Hundreds of thousands of pounds have already been raised online for the victims, while local community centres ...

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  • Trump tweets: 'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'
Trump tweets: 'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'

That report makes clear that three senior intelligence officers - Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and and former NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett - are being interviewed this week by special counsel Bob Mueller as he looks into whether Trump obstructed justice in the Ru...

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  • Doctor says Rep. Scalise remains critical, but vital signs stable
Doctor says Rep. Scalise remains critical, but vital signs stable

Since then, the lawmaker has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures to stop the bleeding and fix bone. He said that Scalise has been mostly sedated but they've been able to turn down his medication enough for him to respond to family members.

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  • Brexit talks will reportedly begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos
Brexit talks will reportedly begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

May now faces the task of satisfying both the pro-European and eurosceptic factions of her party, keeping Northern Ireland calm and negotiating a divorce with 27 other European Union members whose combined economic might is more than five times that of Britain.

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  • Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims
Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims

Following the fire at the Grenfell tower block in London where 17 people have been confirmed dead and many more are still missing, Merseyside Fire and Rescue say they are keen to reassure residents that safety reviews of residential buildings in Southport.

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  • Explosion in Chinese kindergarten kills eight
Explosion in Chinese kindergarten kills eight

More than 10 senior doctors from Nanjing and Wuxi cities have rushed to the site, Xinhua reports. It was not immediately clear whether the explosion was deliberate. In China , kindergartens have been attacked before also, by suspects who authorities claim were mentally ill or bore grudges against society. This screengrab taken from a broadca...

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