• Trump's Attorney Contradicts Himself And President on Investigation
Trump's Attorney Contradicts Himself And President on Investigation

But Jay Sekulow , part of Trump s legal team , said the president was writing about reports of an investigation , not an actual probe. The president wrote on Twitter: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" But Sekulow said that Trump was reacting to a Washington Post s...

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  • As Philippines battle continues, some who fled die in refugee centres
As Philippines battle continues, some who fled die in refugee centres

The total value of the recovered shabu range from P110 to P250 million, Herrera added. Army Captain Eric Estribillo, chief of the civil-military operations of the 49thInfantry Battalion involved during the ground operations on Sunday said the contrabands were recovered in a house where the Maute group held their position.

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  • National Defence mum on Russian threat to shoot down planes in Syria
National Defence mum on Russian threat to shoot down planes in Syria

The top US military officer said Monday that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the USA shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which the Russians called a violation of a U.S. The area is of strategic significance to Tehran as it seeks to secure a land corridor to its allies in Iraq , Syria an...

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  • European Union has negotiating team of all talents
European Union has negotiating team of all talents

A statement issued by Davis' department Sunday in London said "Despite European leaders' attempts to leave open the possibility of Britain remaining in the UK, Davis will make it clear that he is determined to achieve a Brexit deal that works for the whole of the UK".

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  • Armed police near Scottish mosques after London attack
Armed police near Scottish mosques after London attack

A man who was being given first aid at the time died at the scene, but it's not clear if he died as a direct result of the attack . Neil Basu, the Metropolitan Police's deputy assistant commissioner confirmed a death next to the mosque.

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  • Russian Federation condemns United States downing of Syrian warplane
Russian Federation condemns United States downing of Syrian warplane

It's believed to be the first time in nine years that "a US combat aircraft has shot down a manned enemy aircraft in aerial combat", The Aviationist reports . Russian Federation also says it will suspend its participation in a "deconfliction" line that was established to prevent inadvertent clashes when Russian Federation began military operations...

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  • Oil prices flat after weeks of steep declines
Oil prices flat after weeks of steep declines

CIMB economist Song Seng Wun expects oil prices to hold at about US$50 a barrel for another six months or so, until the next Opec meeting in Vienna in November. Iraq, now pumping 4.35 million barrels a day, has cut supply by 180,000 barrels a day and plans to trim a further 30 000 barrels by the end of the month, Oil Minister Jabbar Al-Luaibi said ...

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  • Spotlight is on Georgia's 6th Congressional District
Spotlight is on Georgia's 6th Congressional District

But it very well may, with polls showing a tossup in the 6th Congressional District, where Republicans usually coast. The former Army intelligence officer assembled an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle while blindfolded to mock Republican attacks that he was weak on the Second Amendment.

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  • London mosque attack 'clearly' aimed at Muslims
London mosque attack 'clearly' aimed at Muslims

Mrs May said that the attack on Muslims was "every bit as insidious and destructive to our values and our way of life" as the recent string of terror attacks apparently motivated by Islamist extremism, adding: "We will stop at nothing to defeat it".

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  • Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?
Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

In another sign of the gravity of the situation, Trump's legal team blitzed Sunday talk shows to contradict the President's tweet Friday where he said he is already under investigation. Rosenstein, in an appearance before Congress on Tuesday, declined to answer a question about his memo recommending Comey's firing by saying it could be part of the ...

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  • Trump Attorney denies Rumors of Trump under Investigation
Trump Attorney denies Rumors of Trump under Investigation

Then, in a subsequent interview on " Fox News Sunday ", Sekulow sowed further confusion by saying Trump was under investigation - then denied he said anything of the sort. The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he's attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible ro...

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  • Talks begin over British divorce from European Union
Talks begin over British divorce from European Union

The two sides have a huge number of matters to settle and less than two years to negotiate. Britain's departure is locked in by treaty for midnight Brussels time on March 29, 2019-whether there's a deal or not. Unemployment is at its lowest level in more than 40 years, and many companies in hospitality, healthcare, tech and construction are strug...

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  • One dead, 10 injured after driver plows into crowd outside London mosque
One dead, 10 injured after driver plows into crowd outside London mosque

London police - already stretched by a series of tragedies including a June 14 high-rise apartment fire in which 79 people are presumed dead and a June 3 terror attack near London Bridge that killed seven people - said they are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public.

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  • Russian Federation ends military coordination with U.S. over downed Syrian plane
Russian Federation ends military coordination with U.S. over downed Syrian plane

The Russian defence ministry went on to say in a statement that all aircraft belonging to the USA -led coalition operating west of the Euphrates "will be tracked by the Russian (surface-to-air missile) systems as targets". Until recently, pro-regime forces were focused on fighting rebels in western Syria but victories in Aleppo and elsewhere ha...

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  • Britain to Hold Rare Two-Year Parliament Session Over Brexit
Britain to Hold Rare Two-Year Parliament Session Over Brexit

With her strategy unclear and her position insecure, Prime Minister Theresa May plunges this week into tortuous divorce talks with the European Union that will shape Britain's prosperity and global influence for generations to come. When 52 percent of British voters opted for Brexit, some feared for the survival of a Union battered by the euro cr...

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  • Portugal declares day of mourning following devastating fires
Portugal declares day of mourning following devastating fires

Portugal is observing three days of national mourning after the deaths Saturday night around the town of Pedrogao Grande, 150 kilometers (90 miles) north of Lisbon. "Winds should not be much of an issue [as Saturday], but that does not mean localized wind issues could occur, especially around the fire", Roys said.

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  • Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks
Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

The attack on Tehran was the worst in many years, and the first successful terror attack by Islamic State on Iran, if the group's claims are true. Iran is a key fighting force against IS and other groups in Iraq and Syria, and the Sunni jihadists consider Shiite Muslims to be apostates. "Especially when we see the U.S.

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  • Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision
Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

Joseph P. Aucoin , commander of the USA 7th Fleet, said today at a press conference in front of the stricken ship thats now moored in Yokosuka, Japan. Rear Admiral Charles Williams, commander of Task Force 70, in a statement earlier praised the "extraordinary courage" of the Fitzgerald's sailors in stabilizing the ship and sailing the vessel ba...

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  • Greens seek time to consider Gonski 2.0
Greens seek time to consider Gonski 2.0

The leaked modelling examines how public, Catholic and private schools around the country would be affected by the Senate's decision to block or support the new funding model. "For almost two months, Minister Birmingham has been going around the country saying that his school funding model not only delivers needs-based funding, but also delivers fu...

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  • Imam who shielded Finsbury Park Mosque attacker from angry crowd praised
Imam who shielded Finsbury Park Mosque attacker from angry crowd praised

The police said all were Muslims. Police said another man died at the scene, although he was receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or of something else. We saw that very clearly after Manchester, a very high peak, we saw that clearly after London Bridge, we didn't see it after Westminster. "O...

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