• Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'
Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'

The comments came after weeks of the Trump administration seeking to stop North Korea from carrying out a success of tests with ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons. The posture shifts have left some in the region seeking clarity on United States policy. "Beyond diplomatic and financial consequences, the United States remains prepared to coun...

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  • Britain's Hammond to push for United Kingdom to stay in EU customs union
Britain's Hammond to push for United Kingdom to stay in EU customs union

In a tweet, Verhofstadt said the "current uncertainty can not continue" after the UK's June 8 general election resulted in a hung parliament and left Prime Minister Theresa May scrambling to form a minority government propped up by the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ).

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  • Trade deals not on agenda for looming Brexit talks
Trade deals not on agenda for looming Brexit talks

The announcement was agreed on Thursday between Brexit minister David Davis and the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier, the ministry said. "We are starting", Barnier said on Twitter . But his planned address, and that of Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, was cancelled because of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

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  • Newsmax CEO says Trump is thinking about doing something really shocking
Newsmax CEO says Trump is thinking about doing something really shocking

During testimony to a budget panel Rosenstein said he has seen no cause for Mueller's dismissal and that he will be given "full independence" from the Department of Justice to conduct his investigation. Criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller used to be off limits. Ever since Chris Ruddy , CEO of the conservative news outlet Newsmax ,...

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  • Conservative-DUP agreement due 'next week'
Conservative-DUP agreement due 'next week'

She told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "The party leaders have to talk together, Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have to talk to Theresa May and reach those broad agreements". Britain now gets a multi-billion-euro rebate on its budget payments to the European Union, and has opt-outs on a range of issues from joining the single currency to the S...

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  • Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis
Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

As part of Qatar's efforts to de-escalate the tension, Qatari delegation today held talks with the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, only a day after Saudi officials paid visit a to Addis Ababa on partly the same mission. Qatar's shipborne exports of liquid natural gas have continued to travel unhindered out of the Gulf as well, thoug...

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  • Friend says Trump considering firing Mueller
Friend says Trump considering firing Mueller

Neal Katyal, the former acting solicitor general who helped write the 1999 regulations , said that while it seems extraordinarily unlikely , Trump does technically have the right to fire Mueller. Mr Mueller's moves, however, indicate he does not share Mr Trump's view. "And the next day, he's now maybe using some of that information in his inves...

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  • 3 charged in killing of Maryland teens found dead night before graduation
3 charged in killing of Maryland teens found dead night before graduation

Tonight they say Najjar was targeted for robbing one of the suspect's girlfriends. But a 911 caller reported hearing shots fired in Montgomery Village on Monday night, and officers found the two dead with gunshot wounds in a parked vehicle.

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  • Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise was shot in the left hip, after which "the bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding". Trump", said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer . One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first...

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  • Men found guilty of involvement in 1993 blasts in India's financial hub
Men found guilty of involvement in 1993 blasts in India's financial hub

The court is going to hear arguments on quantum of sentence from the next week. The hearings of the seven were separated as they were arrested at the time of conclusion of the main trial. Abu Salem was found guilty of transporting arms and weapons from Gujarat to Mumbai . The decision was rendered by a Special TADA Court in Mumbai , repor...

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  • Brush fire burns 175 acres near Lake Castaic; Firefighters still fighting blaze
Brush fire burns 175 acres near Lake Castaic; Firefighters still fighting blaze

County Fire PIO reported via Twitter that the blaze near Castaic Lake has reached 550 acres. "Because it's moving so quickly, the biggest issue is catching up to it", Licon said. The fire was reported in the 32100 block of Castaic Lake Rd. They remained on the waters at a safe distance as they watched firefighters and crews work on the blaze.

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  • 6 questions the jury has had in the Bill Cosby trial
6 questions the jury has had in the Bill Cosby trial

Prosecutors have suggested he might have given her quaaludes. Deliberations, which have now reached almost 40 hours, are set to resume at 9 a.m. Friday. He also reminded the jury that they can deliberate for as long as they want. Prosecutors would have the option of seeking a retrial if the jury can not reach a verdict.

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  • United Kingdom finance minister refuses to detail Brexit position
United Kingdom finance minister refuses to detail Brexit position

Chancellor Philip Hammond said Britain should prioritise jobs and prosperity and take a "pragmatic" approach as it begins Brexit talks next week. Brexit talks in Brussels on Monday will focus on the status of expats, the UK's "divorce bill" and the Northern Ireland border, rather than on future trade relations with the European Union , i...

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  • Donald Trump's new Cuba policy: Dreams dashed for Americans visiting Caribbean island
Donald Trump's new Cuba policy: Dreams dashed for Americans visiting Caribbean island

President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017, after speaking about Cuba policy in Miami . The Trump administration says it is changing the policy of the USA toward Cuba by limiting the amount of money that might go toward the Cuban military, restricting American tourism there and reaffirming th...

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  • Mike Pence hired former Attorney General to represent him in Russian Federation investigation
Mike Pence hired former Attorney General to represent him in Russian Federation investigation

President Donald Trump last month named Marc Kasowitz , a New York-based trial lawyer, as his private attorney for the Russian Federation investigation. Thanks for your continued support. . Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats spent more than three hours in a closed session with the Senate Intelligence Committee, just days after he re...

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  • Facing competing Brexit demands, PM May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
Facing competing Brexit demands, PM May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit have not finished. British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party resumed talks on a deal to prop up her minority government yesterday as she faced a battle over her Brexit strategy just days before European Unio...

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  • Cuba Blasts Trump's Policy Speech as 'Hostile Rhetoric' That 'Reverts' Progress
Cuba Blasts Trump's Policy Speech as 'Hostile Rhetoric' That 'Reverts' Progress

USA president Donald Trump has thrust America and Cuba back on a path towards open hostility with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government. However, individual "people-to-people" trips by Americans to Cuba , allowed by Obama for the first time in decades, will again be prohibited. The Cuban News Agency said Trump took "a ...

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  • Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse
Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse

Andrea Constand exits the courtroom during jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Benedict Morelli, a prominent trial attorney who represented Tracy Morgan in the case against Wal-Mart, told Business Insider that the fact that the jurors aske...

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  • DAG Rosenstein Considering Recusal from Russia Investigation
DAG Rosenstein Considering Recusal from Russia Investigation

Carson was asked if he believed Mueller could be fair following the President's tweets calling the probe into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation "a witch hunt". That left Rosenstein in charge of the Russian Federation probe. In another tweet earlier yesterday, Trump writes, "After 7 months of investigations & committee ...

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  • President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy
President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy

According to the Guardian , under President Trump's plans, diplomatic relations with Cuba will remain in place , and so will commercial flights to the country. The US embassy that was closed in 1961 reopened in Havana. USA airlines and cruise ships will still be allowed to serve the island 90 miles south of Florida.

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