• USA jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria
USA jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria

In another development, the U.S. military announced officially that coalition forces had killed the top cleric of so-called Islamic State (IS), Turki al-Binali, in an air strike in Syria last month. The US-led coalition said it will defend itself against any threat . The US has defended its attack on the Syrian jet, stating that it was in de...

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  • Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Testifies Before House Intel Committee
Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Testifies Before House Intel Committee

Trump's latest tweetstorm puts the president of the United States at odds with the United States intelligence community as well as both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, who adamantly agree that Russian Federation attempted to meddle in the 2016 presidential election .

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  • Brexit talks get underway, fears of tight deadline for process
Brexit talks get underway, fears of tight deadline for process

Britain and the European Union agreed to focus the first stages of Brexit negotiations on divorce proceedings in a meeting that both sides hailed as constructive after an early concession from London on the sequence of talks. We ought not to underestimate the impact that his work will have on ordinary lives here in Shropshire and Mid Wales. ...

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  • Gunmen storm Mali tourist resort
Gunmen storm Mali tourist resort

A Malian soldier and another Malian national who worked for the European Union mission were also among the victims, along with a dual French-Gabonese citizen whose name has not been released. "France condemns with utmost firmness this murderous attack", the Foreign Ministry said in a statement , adding that Malian and French authorities were "co...

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  • Donald Trump weighs North Korea travel ban after Warmbier's death
Donald Trump weighs North Korea travel ban after Warmbier's death

The Trump administration is considering banning travel by US citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday, and Trump declared Warmbier's treatment a "total disgrace". But it was unclear if Pyongyang was preparing for a sixth nuclear test. John McCain said that Americans who are "stupid" enough to still want to visit North Korea should be req...

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  • Trump says China has failed on North Korea
Trump says China has failed on North Korea

He was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor. The Warmbier family announced Tuesday that the 22-year-old will be laid to rest Thursday morning in OH, as Republican and Democratic lawmakers decried his treatment by Pyongyang and floated the idea of banning American travel to North Korea as a first step.

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  • Damian Green Admits Tory-DUP Deal May Not Be Possible
Damian Green Admits Tory-DUP Deal May Not Be Possible

Speaking in Downing Street alongside Mr Varadka, Mrs May dismissed these concerns as she claimed her government "remains absolutely steadfast" in its commitment to upholding the Good Friday Agreement. Four militant attacks have questioned her grip on national security, and the death of at least 79 people in a tower block fire has become a flashpoin...

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  • Fighters from Raqqa battle to oust Daesh from their hometown
Fighters from Raqqa battle to oust Daesh from their hometown

However, the recent destruction of a Syrian military jet by the Americans - the first such incident by USA forces in Syria - has risked escalation. American forces and their allies are focused on fighting the Islamic State . The U.S. end of the line, located at the air command operations center in Qatar, remains open, Davis said, adding that the...

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  • Married Teacher Traumatized Male Teen With Sex Romps, Cops Say
Married Teacher Traumatized Male Teen With Sex Romps, Cops Say

Jarvis, who has been married for three years, allegedly sodomised the young teen in May 2016 while teaching at the Woodford County Middle School . She's accused of having sex twice with a boy under the age of 16. According to WKYT , Lindsey Jarvis appeared before a Lexington District Court judge, where she pleaded not guilty to five charges - t...

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  • Abortion Language In Health Bill Catches Republicans Between Rock And Hard Place
Abortion Language In Health Bill Catches Republicans Between Rock And Hard Place

Because of the Senate Republicans' opaque process, it is still unclear whether their bill will end up as cruel. Like the House bill passed in May, the Senate version would put big dents in the Affordable Care Act , repealing just about all of its taxes, pulling back on Medicaid expansion and ditching the individual mandate to buy coverage an...

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  • US VP Pence hires lawyer to probe Trump's alleged collusion with Russian Federation
US VP Pence hires lawyer to probe Trump's alleged collusion with Russian Federation

This week, Pence hired his own attorney , Richard Cullen , a Richmond-based attorney who once served as a US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. Scrutiny of the president's actions has intensified since he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey last month. The vice president was kept in the dark for almost two wee...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Ryan challenged Pelosi last fall for the top leadership position, but lost that internal election, receiving only 63 votes from the 194 members. Lemon asked Ryan if he believed Pelosi was more toxic than Donald Trump . CNN reports New York Rep. Kathleen Rice blasted the California Democrat. "It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire l...

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  • Death of US student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees
Death of US student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

The death this week of an American university student held prisoner for 17 months by North Korea left OH municipal worker Jeffrey Fowle shaken. It's also essential to get North Korea to open communication channels, he said. North Korean officials released the 22-year-old Warmbier last week, but he was in a coma, and died Monday. Tourists in Nor...

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  • Senate Democrats united in trying to defeat
Senate Democrats united in trying to defeat "mean" GOP health care bill

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said Tuesday that there's " more work to do" before the bill adequately cuts premiums. According to The Hill , at least three GOP senators - enough to thwart the repeal legislation in the Senate - are opposed to holding a vote next week and are urging their Republican colleagues to give them "more time".

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  • Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates
Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates

It is the fifth time in the past month the U.S. has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. A U.S. military official told AFP that an F-15 Strike Eagle jet destroyed the Shahed 129 drone around 12:30am local time northeast of the At-Tanf garrison, which is close to the Jordanian border.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy 2017: What to Expect and Where
Tropical Storm Cindy 2017: What to Expect and Where

On Tuesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide state of emergency in advance of the threatening weather. In coastal Missisippi, some areas received up to 9 inches (230 millimeters) of rain. Tropical Storm Cindy is nearing landfall tonight on the southwest Louisiana coast, with showers and thunderstorms occurring here locally. At 10 a.m.

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  • What To Expect in the Senate Health Care Bill
What To Expect in the Senate Health Care Bill

McConnell may have a tough job convincing enough Republican senators that the Senate bill improves on the House version. The Senate version of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is expected to contain deep cuts to Medicaid that could be even more damaging to CT than the cuts in the House version.

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  • Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law
Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

Schumer said. Negotiations started in a small working group of senators, but the drafting process was between top Republican staffers in Senate Majority Leader McConnell's office and relevant committees. Like the House bill, the Senate measure would block federal payments to Planned Parenthood, two sources said. It's a process that has infuri...

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  • U.S. shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria
U.S. shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces", a statement read. "When the armed UAV continued to advance on the Coalition position without diverting its course, it was shot down", the release said.

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  • Final remembrance held at Pulse nightclub
Final remembrance held at Pulse nightclub

Richards was there to represent Dee Dee Drayton, a Georgetown-born, Myrtle Beach-raised woman who was one of the 49 killed in the mass shooting . Club owner Barbara Poma said attendees had "gathered in the name of love", while Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told victims' loved ones they would "once again once again be able to smile, and dance, and...

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