• Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl Dies
Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl Dies

A politician most of his adult life, Mr. Kohl was chancellor for 16 years starting in 1982, longer than any German leader since Bismarck. "For 70 percent of the time that he was in office he looked like he was semi-asleep", John Kornblum, U.S.

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  • United Kingdom government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire
United Kingdom government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said the Grenfell Tower disaster was a outcome of years of neglect by politicians. Residents who met the Prime Minister in Downing Street following the Grenfell Tower fire have criticised estate managers of the building as having been "invisible in the aftermath of the tragedy".

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  • Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says
Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says

Sekulow appeared on several political talk shows on Sunday to argue that contrary to the president's tweet , the Trump team did not know if the president was under investigation by Mueller. The White House used a memo he wrote to justify Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , but Trump's firing of Comey may now be part of the pro...

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  • Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy
Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy

The margin of victory - by a massive 180 runs with just under 20 overs to spare - was as emphatic as it was surprising for a team who tested the skin on their teeth and the seats of their trousers to the limits to get over the line. Earlier, playing his first ODI tournament, the 27-year- old left-hander got a "life" when he was batting on four as B...

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  • The US Senate voted to toughen sanctions against Russian Federation
The US Senate voted to toughen sanctions against Russian Federation

The new Russian Federation sanctions also requires the White House to get a congressional review if it attempts to relax, suspend or terminate Russian Federation sanctions. If the president wants to lift the sanctions, then he must go to Congress for permission. The vote also comes one day after a report that Russian Federation orchestrated cybe...

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  • Portugal frustrated by late Mexican equaliser at Confederations Cup
Portugal frustrated by late Mexican equaliser at Confederations Cup

Mexico's Javier Hernandez heads the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017 . In the end the result was fair as Mexico also played well". As it stands, Russian Federation sits at the top of the group, followed by Portugal and Mexico whi...

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  • Protesters storm Kensington Town Hall as anger grows
Protesters storm Kensington Town Hall as anger grows

Today, Prime Minister Theresa May announced a 5 million pound ($6.4 million) fund to help the families impacted by the fire , and The Associated Press reports that it "includes a guarantee to rehouse people as close as possible to where they previously lived".

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  • #8NewsElectionHQ: Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam
#8NewsElectionHQ: Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

Coasting to a surprisingly easy win for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam heads into the fall election with an unexpected boost: Ed Gillespie's hard - and perhaps disputed - Republican victory, one viewed as fresh evidence of candidate-crippling discord within the GOP over President Donald Trump .

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  • Mueller Has 'Not Yet' Decided to Investigate Trump
Mueller Has 'Not Yet' Decided to Investigate Trump

Mueller's appointment as special counsel into question; arguing that Mr. Mueller's relationship with Mr. Comey compromises the former's ability to conduct a fair and unbiased investigation. Mr Rosenstein played a part in the dismissal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey who was sacked by Mr Trump in May. They are bui...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Number of people missing feared dead rises above 58
Grenfell Tower fire: Number of people missing feared dead rises above 58

The newspaper quoted company director John Cowley as saying the building used Reynobond PE cladding, which is 2 pounds cheaper ($2.56) per square meter than Reynobond FR, which stands for "fire resistant". The 24-story tower that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments is now a charred ruin. "I spent several hours yesterday talking to loca...

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  • Sadiq Khan: Anger over Grenfell Tower fire follows 'years of neglect'
Sadiq Khan: Anger over Grenfell Tower fire follows 'years of neglect'

The news of funds for survivors to start rebuilding their lives comes a day after Theresa May admitted that the official response " was not good enough " after she met victims. Policeman Keith Palmer who was murdered in the Westminster attack has been awarded a posthumous bravery medal by the Queen. The Prime Minister insisted the Government was ...

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  • Trump Team, Allies: Mueller, Comey Relationship a Conflict of Interest
Trump Team, Allies: Mueller, Comey Relationship a Conflict of Interest

The president has publicly lamented the Russian Federation probe in recent tweets, calling it a "witch hunt" in various tweets. Mr Trump tweeted: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since shortly after Attorney Gene...

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  • President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote
President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote

At midday, turnout appeared to be lagging. Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen registered a massive victory in her northern bastion of Henin-Beaumont, defeating Macron's candidate as she won her first French parliamentary seat. Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said it signalled voters "had not wanted to hand Macron a blank chequ...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation denies CNN FOIA request for Comey's Trump memos
Federal Bureau of Investigation denies CNN FOIA request for Comey's Trump memos

In response to the statement, former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel", references to criticisms Trump has levied again...

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  • Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals
Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals

Nicola Sturgeon in the Drawing Room in Bute House, Edinburgh. Nicola Sturgeon has said the SNP would not enter into a formal coalition but has pledged support on an "issue-by-issue" basis to any anti-Conservative progressive alliance in a hung parliament .

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  • Russian Federation says 180 IS fighters killed in Syria strikes
Russian Federation says 180 IS fighters killed in Syria strikes

The spokesman for the US-led anti-IS coalition said in a statement Friday he could not confirm the Russian claim . "Lately, Baghdadi has only been ISIS' image, while the actual leadership of the organization in Syria and Iraq is in the hands of a 12-member council that plans and orders everything related to the group", the founder of t...

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  • Longest active win streaks on line when Beavers, Tigers meet
Longest active win streaks on line when Beavers, Tigers meet

They recorded those four runs on just two singles against Blake Workman. LSU got a pair of outs on a 5-3-5 sequence in the seventh inning, but Florida State could have argued both - whether first baseman Nick Coomes kept his foot down on the putout and whether J.C.

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  • US Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher Russian sanctions amidst poll meddling probe
US Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher Russian sanctions amidst poll meddling probe

Senator Corker's Iran sanctions bill passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in May by a vote of 18 to 3 and now has 60 cosponsors. The legislation also curbs President Trump's power to unilaterally remove sanctions on Russian Federation without congressional approval.

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  • Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup
Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

A goal in each half ensured Russian Federation won the opening game of the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in St Petersburg . "The fact the leader of the country came to the match is on one hand an additional positive, but it is also an additional responsibility", said Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov, whose team face Port...

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  • Pakistan beat India by 180 runs, win ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Pakistan beat India by 180 runs, win ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Two of these batsmen are amongst the top run-getters of the tournament., and the third, unarguably the best limited overs batsman in the world right now. Let us know in the comments and poll below. That loss was an aberration. "We've got two years until 2019 [World Cup] now, we've got the monkey off our back in terms of qualifying, we've got en...

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