• DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk
DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk

Mr Verhofstadt said that a year on from the European Union referendum in the United Kingdom , it was time to start Brexit negotiations, due to kick off on June 19, amid speculation they could be delayed by fallout from last week's General Election .

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  • Putin: more United States sanctions would be harmful, talk of retaliation premature
Putin: more United States sanctions would be harmful, talk of retaliation premature

Although " Russia must be held accountable for its meddling in US elections", Tillerson told House Foreign Affairs Committee members, "I would urge Congress to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions to meet the needs of what is always an evolving diplomatic situation".

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  • Congressman in critical condition after third surgery following shooting
Congressman in critical condition after third surgery following shooting

But Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left. However, members said the shooting served as the best motivator for both parties to come together and play ball. David Bailey, a Capitol Hill police officer who was part of Scalise's se...

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  • Ireland just elected its first openly gay prime minister
Ireland just elected its first openly gay prime minister

Adding: 'I'm not a half-Indian politician or a doctor politician or a gay politician for that matter. But Varadkar's parents actually met during the 1960s in England, where his father worked as a doctor with his mother, who worked as a nurse.

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  • US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash
US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash

Earlier, a USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said initial reports indicated multiple injuries aboard the destroyer. Two other crew members suffered cuts and bruises and were evacuated. The collision with the container ship ACX Crystal took place around 2:30 a.m. Saturday local time. However, a spokesman for the United States 7th F...

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  • Price Said He Hasn't Seen Senate GOP's Health Bill
Price Said He Hasn't Seen Senate GOP's Health Bill

Republicans won a court judgment against President Obama over the payments, saying he was making them despite Congress refusing to appropriate the money, so Mr. Collins said he hopes the Medicaid change will be in the Senate version. The Senate bill has to gain the support of its centrist members. A possible compromise may be a longer off-ram...

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  • Theresa May's personal ratings plummet as support for Jeremy Corbyn surges
Theresa May's personal ratings plummet as support for Jeremy Corbyn surges

Labour is now considering changing its model of canvassing so it is able to collect much more useful data than the basics needed to help get out the party's vote on polling day. But on the streets it was Corbyn that the election was all about. The UK Labour Party, by contrast, increased their vote by about 15% in the eight-week period and won...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: 2 young sisters located at hospital by loved ones
Grenfell Tower fire: 2 young sisters located at hospital by loved ones

Farah Hamdan and her six-month-old baby are among the missing, along with Ms Hamdan's husband Omar Belkadi. He added: 'The police are following protocol they have in place during terrorist incidents. Mr Itani also issued an appeal for information and said: 'If anyone has seen their father, Omar, perhaps inform him that his children have been foun...

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  • UK's May rushed from area of London fire after protests
UK's May rushed from area of London fire after protests

Describing the scene that confronted him, Mr Magee said: "I've never seen anything like this...it was like a movie". The death toll in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower here almost doubled to 30 today amid fears that it could climb to "triple figures", even as Scotland Yard launched a criminal investigation into the cause of one of...

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  • Some Cuban-Americans Here Praise Trump Sanctions On Communist Nation
Some Cuban-Americans Here Praise Trump Sanctions On Communist Nation

Trump announced the changes Friday during a visit to the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, typically supportive of GOP presidents, predicted the changes would limit prospects for "positive change on the island", while Rep.

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  • US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision
US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision

Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The collision occurred at 2:30 a.m. local time about 56 nautical miles off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan, which is home to the 7th Fleet. Relatives of the sailors were awaiting word about their loved ones. "Of course we're nervous and scared and just praying", Rita Schrimsher said by telephone from...

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  • Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances
Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances

Wallace said Trump previously admitted in an NBC News interview that he fired FBI Director James Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation , not because of the recommendation of Rosenstein . Comey's firing likely will be part of that probe. Mueller was appointed under a rarely used regulation that gives him a broad mandate to invest...

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  • Comey Admits Leaking Memo to Media
Comey Admits Leaking Memo to Media

Trump said he would be willing to testify under oath to that effect. The controversy over former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress last week is just the latest example of the president's self-inflicted wounds. Given Comey's reputation as a methodical, ultra-cautious investigator, the testimony was damning, said a Washingto...

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  • Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says
Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says

Mueller III, the special counsel appointed to oversee an investigation of Russian meddling in the USA election. Additionally, Newsmax CEO and Trump confidant Chris Ruddy told PBS "NewsHour" Monday night that Trump was considering firing Mueller , which he said would be a "very significant mistake".

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  • London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation
London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

In a report compiled before Wednesday's disaster, the Building Research Establishment, which advises the British government on fire investigations, said attempts to innovate with insulation were leading to an "increase in the volume of potentially combustible materials being applied" to buildings.

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  • 'Americans Should Be Skeptical': Deputy AG Rosenstein Releases Statement on 'Anonymous Allegations'
'Americans Should Be Skeptical': Deputy AG Rosenstein Releases Statement on 'Anonymous Allegations'

Trump didn't immediately elaborate on the tweet , but it appears he is referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , whose memo on fired FBI Director James Comey last month was initially used as justification for the termination.

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  • Trump lashes out at 'conflicted' Russia investigators
Trump lashes out at 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press he would recuse himself from overseeing Robert Mueller's investigation if his role in former FBI Director James Comey's firing becomes relevant to the inquiry. " Witch Hunt ", Trump tweeted on Friday morning. That news appears to have infuriated the president, who also lashed ...

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  • Details on the dangers of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries
Details on the dangers of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries

Rep. Scalise was one of several individuals who suffered gunshot wounds when James Hodgkinson of IL opened fire on Republicans practicing for the game in Alexandria on Wednesday morning. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". Shooter James Hodgkinson of Belleville,...

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  • Death toll in London blaze rises to 30
Death toll in London blaze rises to 30

Police barred their way and scuffles broke out, a Reuters reporter said . Later, dozens of people appeared to push and shove each other outside the town hall. A woman touches a poster for 12-year-old Jessica Urbano on a tribute wall Friday after laying flowers on the side of a church next to the Grenfell Tower in London .

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  • Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation on Twitter
Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation on Twitter

In his latest tweet , the president seemed to confirm he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice. Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . whistleblower Edward Snowden, who was granted asylum in Russia. Coats testified that he "never felt pressure to intervene" in the Ru...

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