• A senior Russian lawmaker dismissed Comey's testimony as a 'big bubble'
A senior Russian lawmaker dismissed Comey's testimony as a 'big bubble'

In his testimony , Mr Comey jumped to the heart of the political controversy around his firing and discussed if the president interfered in the bureau's Russian Federation investigation. "I can definitely say the President is not a liar", White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Thursday. Trump tweeted on May 12. Comey, whe...

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  • Theresa May to form government with DUP backing
Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. The resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government. DUP Leader Arlene Foster recently denied the party was homophobic. "That's not a matter for me", she said. May called the early election when her party was comfortably ahead in the ...

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  • Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes
Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes

The SNP has urged voters across Scotland to unite behind its candidates on election day to prevent an "unprecedented" assault by the Tory government on the incomes of pensioners and working families. "Look, you're putting arbitrary dates in my ... you know, I believe Scotland will be independent, I've always believed that." she added when press...

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  • Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks: Ministry
Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks: Ministry

Trump was also criticised on social media by Iranians, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States. Equipped with AK-47 assault rifles, handguns, grenades and suicide vests, the gunmen killed security guards and ordinary people before holdin...

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  • GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump
GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

Trump's tweet read: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". According to PTI, Trump said , " Comey testimony showed no collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker , but we want to get back to running country".

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  • Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks
Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

The four-minute video shows three masked men sitting on a floor holding automatic rifles. A policeman at the Iranian parliament. "Know that after Iran , your turn will come". On Friday, Iranian authorities said the assailants were Iranian nationals and that they had arrested six suspects, including one woman, since the attack Thursday in Te...

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  • Police raid arrest 20th person involved with the London Bridge attack
Police raid arrest 20th person involved with the London Bridge attack

The men then drove into pedestrians on the bridge before stabbing people at the nearby Borough Market on the night of June 3. The dramatic video footage has been released showing the moment that armed police swooped into a busy London market area to stop an attack in just eight minutes.

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  • It's not Comey versus Trump - it's Putin versus America
It's not Comey versus Trump - it's Putin versus America

Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100 percent". Comey said Friday that he gave the friend - later identified as Daniel Richman, a longtime Comey confidante and Columbia University professor - the information after Trump tweeted that he may have tapes of his conversations with the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation di...

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  • British Prime Minister May vows to form government after losing majority
British Prime Minister May vows to form government after losing majority

Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. May made no reference to her party's damaging losses, leading the Evening Standard, edited by former Tory finance minister George Osborne, to splash the front-page headline "Queen of Denial".

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  • Trump in tweets, Calls Ex FBI Chief Comey a 'Leaker' After Testimony
Trump in tweets, Calls Ex FBI Chief Comey a 'Leaker' After Testimony

Even the repeated references to the commander in chief being a liar weren't much of a knock on his reputation, because that seems to be a given at this point-at least, no one there disagreed. "There's no doubt that I was sacked because of the Russia investigation", Comey told lawmakers, referring to the widening probe of Russian influence on last y...

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  • #GE2017 Tories claim their election success in Scotland
#GE2017 Tories claim their election success in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon must respond immediately to this major event. Ms Sturgeon said: "Undoubtedly the issue of an independence referendum was a factor in this election result, but I think there were other factors in this election result as well".

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  • Wreckage of missing Myanmar military plane found
Wreckage of missing Myanmar military plane found

The cause of the crash has not been identified. More bodies have been recovered throughout the day, the office of the chief of defense services has confirmed. It is monsoon season in Myanmar, but Kyaw Kyaw Htey said the weather had been "normal" with good visibility when the plane took off. Before Wednesday, Myanmar had had 17 air crashes since 1...

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  • New Pentagon video shows dramatic missile intercept in Pacific
New Pentagon video shows dramatic missile intercept in Pacific

The military says an interceptor rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California slammed into the warhead as it traveled outside the Earth's atmosphere after being launched from a test range on a Pacific atoll. "The real question is 'what has been demonstrated?' Before this test, the Pentagon's highest testing official said that th...

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  • Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals
Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals

Only Kuwait hosts a stronger USA military presence in the Middle East. "The most important engagement that happened so far from the U.S.is by the president, which we highly appreciate", Meshal bin Hamad al-Thani told the Financial Times. Analysts say the crisis is in part an extension of a pre-existing dispute which saw Saudi Arabia , the UAE ...

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  • United Kingdom prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco
United Kingdom prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

While May expressed plans to stay in power and create a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland, her unexpected defeat leaves many Britons wondering what's next for the country. Then, attacks that killed 30 people in Manchester and London twice brought the campaign to a halt, sent a wave of anxiety through...

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  • Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers
Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers

The U.S. military would like to express its "deepest" condolences to the families of the victims, the statement said . American officials said the military has proposed sending an additional 2,000 to 4,000 US troops to Afghanistan, but the number may ultimately depend upon how many additional troops are committed by North Atlantic Treaty Organisat...

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  • President Trump urges Qatar to stop funding terrorism
President Trump urges Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Only Kuwait hosts a stronger USA military presence in the Middle East . Those comments stood in contrast to the more nuanced, de-escalatory comments of Tillerson , who was also in the Rose Garden during Trump's remarks. A diplomatic source told TASS on Thursday the foreign ministers would focus on acute global issues. The Trump administra...

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  • Cavaliers extend National Basketball Association finals after ending Warriors' ideal run
Cavaliers extend National Basketball Association finals after ending Warriors' ideal run

When the final horn sounded the Warriors had to put the bubbly away, pack up their celebratory t-shirts and take it all with them back to Oakland. Only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1,317) and Mr. Then Warriors center Zaza Pachulia fought for a loose ball and swiped at Cleveland's Iman Shumpert. Instead of an ejection for Pachulia, however, he and Shumpert ...

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  • Theresa May says Brexit will go on
Theresa May says Brexit will go on

Despite campaigning against Brexit, Labor has accepted the result but promised to avoid a "hard Brexit", focusing on maintaining economic ties with the bloc. The prime minister is now under pressure to stand down after squandering a 10 seat majority in Parliament. "I would have thought that's enough to go, actually, and make way for a government ...

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  • Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo
Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo

After Mr Trump tweeted that there may be recordings of their conversations, Mr Comey said he felt the need to reveal his written account of their Oval Office meeting. Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on the admission, casting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director as one of the "leakers" set on undermining the Trump ad...

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