• Trump Denies Loyalty Pledge, Asked Voters To Pledge
Trump Denies Loyalty Pledge, Asked Voters To Pledge

Now Trump may try to get back at Comey for, as Kasowitz said Thursday, joining those seeking to undermine the administration "with selective and illegal leaks of classified information and privileged communications". But New York Times reporter Adam Liptak shared on Twitter an instance of a statement beginning with "I hope" being used by the ...

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  • Omar condemns lynching of police officer in Srinagar
Omar condemns lynching of police officer in Srinagar

When they confronted him, a brawl broke out and Ayub fired his gun, wounding three people before the crowd began attacking him, the witnesses said. "When people asked him to explain what he was doing there, he took out his pistol and fired at people, wounding three", a youth present outside the mosque told Anadolu Agency.

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  • Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20
Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

The eyewitnesses said the blast occurred in a vehicle. Eyewitness said that the blast was so powerful that it could be heard at a distance and shattered glass windows of nearby buildings. At least 13 people including seven policemen have lost their lives while 14 others have sustained wounds in a powerful explosion outside Inspector General (IG) ...

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  • Blasts in Pakistani city of Parachinar kill 15 - government official
Blasts in Pakistani city of Parachinar kill 15 - government official

Sabir Hussain, the medical superintendent at Parachinar's main hospital, said it had received 13 bodies and 124 wounded. Army and paramilitary personnel have set up checkpoints on all routes leading to the town and visitors and vehicles go through extensive search and identification process.

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  • Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election
Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election

As expected, Republicans also won a special election in the fifth congressional district of SC held to fill the seat vacated by budget director Mick Mulvaney . The House Minority Leader is feeling the pressure from all sides after Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff in a special election in Georgia . Still, Owens said the election resul...

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  • China: over 100 missing after mountainside collapses
China: over 100 missing after mountainside collapses

The Chinese media reported that the landslide after the side of the mountain collapsed, blocking a two kilometre stretch of river. A Xinhua news report said a "part of a mountain" in the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba had collapsed.

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  • President Trump sounds off after travel ban rejection
President Trump sounds off after travel ban rejection

On Monday morning, the lynchpin of Donald Trump's presidential agenda, his travel ban , suffered another ignominious defeat at the hands of the judicial branch. "Well, as predicted, the 9th Circuit did it again", Trump said via Twitter . The 4th Circuit found the policy unconstitutional on that basis. "EO2 [revised executive order] does...

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  • Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis
Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis

Syrian opposition activist Omar Abu Laila, who is based in Germany but closely follows events in his native Deir el-Zour, said two Iranian missiles fell near and inside Mayadin, an Islamic State stronghold. Lt. Col. Muhanad al-Tala, commander of Jaish Maghaweer al Thawra, one of the main US-backed military groups in east Syria , told Asharq Al...

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  • Cindy weakens to a depression
Cindy weakens to a depression

Given the abundant moisture across the region, rain may be heavy at times, and meteorologists can not rule out localized flooding. Now the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are expected to roll into the region this afternoon and evening with the greatest threat of heavy rain and potential flooding in areas that were ravaged by flood waters a year ...

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  • Trump Is Using FBI Investigation to Raise Money on Facebook
Trump Is Using FBI Investigation to Raise Money on Facebook

That's it. That's all that Jay Sekulow knows. Sekulow scrambled to respond to questions about the inaccuracy of Trump's tweet that seemed to corroborate a Post report he called inaccurate. While total silence won't work, a more measured public approach may be prudent, Dillon said. But the last time Comey assured Trump of that was Marc...

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  • Kenneth Juster to be US Ambassador to India
Kenneth Juster to be US Ambassador to India

The Indians will welcome him enthusiastically. "While the Post report also said India had endorsed the appointment, sources in New Delhi pushed back, saying the formal stage of "agreement", a diplomatic process in which the host country's assent is sought before announcing the nomination of the envoy, had not been reached yet".

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  • Ending Guessing Game, Trump Admits There Are No Comey Tapes
Ending Guessing Game, Trump Admits There Are No Comey Tapes

Giving his first TV interview since May 13, Trump and, briefly, wife Melania spoke with Fox & Friends' Ainsley Earhardt - the taped interview aired in bits and pieces throughout this morning's show - also spoke about Nancy Pelosi and Robert Mueller , but mostly about Comey.

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  • Over 100 feared buried in China landslide
Over 100 feared buried in China landslide

The county government's website said search and rescue efforts are under way. State broadcaster CCTV said more than 400 rescuers, including police, are involved. The full extent of the landslide is unclear at the moment even as an emergency response "to the first class catastrophic geological disaster" has been put into operation.

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  • Will uphold dignity of Presidency: Kovind
Will uphold dignity of Presidency: Kovind

The regional parties fretting at the bit came around to support Kumar's candidature. With the help of RJD Nitish was able to defeat BJP in 2015 assembly polls, however tensions between the two parties always remained. Alleging that Chandrasekhar Rao had a "clandestine agreement" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi , he claimed the chief minister...

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  • Republican wins pricey $79m Georgia race
Republican wins pricey $79m Georgia race

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi slammed the Senate GOP's health care bill , calling it "sad, mean, and heartless". Meanwhile, Democrat Joe Cunningham from SC tweeted a campaign promise that he wouldn't vote for Pelosi to lead the Democrats in the House.

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  • May pledges to build Brexit consensus
May pledges to build Brexit consensus

A strong relationship between the United Kingdom and the USA has always been an important part of global relations; if we can not depend on this important alliance, upon whom will the USA call in a time of need? May apologised for the chaotic official response to the fire, telling MPs it was "not good enough".

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  • Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide, United Nations says
Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide, United Nations says

The figures, released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday, showed that a full 10.3 million of the world's displaced people fled their homes a year ago alone, including 3.4 million who crossed global borders to become refugees . The year-over-year increase was smaller than in recent years, but more than 10 million people were newly displace...

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  • Brussels: Central Station attacker was Moroccan national, say authorities
Brussels: Central Station attacker was Moroccan national, say authorities

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said that the incident at the station "could have been potentially very risky", adding that security will be stepped up for major public events, such as the Coldplay concert at King Baudouin Stadium later on Wednesday.

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  • Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling
Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

Special counsel Robert Mueller, conducting an inquiry into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, leaves Capitol Hill on. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, met on Wednesday with senior Senate Judiciary Committee members to ensure there was no conflict between his investigation of potential collusio...

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  • Gatland wrong to 'apply pressure' on referee, says All Blacks coach
Gatland wrong to 'apply pressure' on referee, says All Blacks coach

Gatland sprang a surprise by naming Peter O'Mahony as captain, replacing Sam Warburton , who goes to the bench. The selections mean that both teams start with 13 from the 15 that started the games against Samoa and the Maori All Blacks last week respectively, the latter a surprisingly comfortably 32-10 win for the Lions .

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