• Special counsel investigating business dealings of Jared Kushner
Special counsel investigating business dealings of Jared Kushner

In an attempt to sound upbeat and to downplay the new developments in a controversy that has now reached the Oval Office, Trump also said that "despite the phony witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great". "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", he said. White H...

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  • France's Macron wins strong parliament majority
France's Macron wins strong parliament majority

He said the Socialist party needed to change its ideas and its organization and that a "collective leadership" would replace him. France's new president Emmanuel Macon voted bright and early in the second round of parliamentary elections, setting a good example on a day some fear turnout could hit an historic low.

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  • Russia dominate New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener
Russia dominate New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

The hosts now take on Portugal on Thursday (AEST) after Fernando Santos's men have played Mexico in their Group A opener. Federation Internationale de Football Association will for the first time also implement a three-step procedure that allow referees to stop matches in the event of racist or discriminatory incidents - a new measure Deputy ...

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  • Macron marches on as his party wins large majority in French parliament
Macron marches on as his party wins large majority in French parliament

The French right, which only a year ago had believed the presidential and parliamentary elections impossible to lose, was on track for its worst parliamentary score in France's postwar Fifth Republic. The Socialists, who ruled the nation before Mr Macron's independent presidential victory in May, were decimated and only won 6% of the vote. Party ...

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  • Donald Trump's White House may seek to water down Russian Federation sanctions
Donald Trump's White House may seek to water down Russian Federation sanctions

However, with the bill heading to the House, it appears that the White House is now working with House Republicans to weaken the legislation and restore President Donald Trump's power over the sanctions. Germany on Friday accused Washington of hurting European power companies through the new sanctions against Russian Federation that target the ...

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  • N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media
N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media

South Koreans watch a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea's recent missile launch at a station in Seoul , South Korea , 08 June 2017. In South Korea, the USA missile-defense system has been contentious and has drawn sharp criticism from China, which views the system's radar as a threat.

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  • United States president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney
United States president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney

All this probing of President Trump and his family seems more of a persecution than anything else. 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!" If so, his reward this morning was being attacked by the president on Twitter.

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  • John McEnroe hilariously slams Margaret Court for stance on same-sex marriage
John McEnroe hilariously slams Margaret Court for stance on same-sex marriage

A week earlier Court had written an open letter saying that she would not fly with Qantas Airlines due to its support for same-sex marriage. "They are a minority in number but they do have a lot of money behind them". Asked if she thought a conspiracy was at work, Court replied: "Yes, I believe there is". She can have her opinion but my family do...

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  • The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney
The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney

The president has directed some of his frustration at Rosenstein and Mueller. There have been multiple news reports and a tweet from Trump himself on Friday that began with: "I am being investigated ". "Because the special counsel, under the special counsel regulations, reports still to the Department of Justice, not an independent counsel", S...

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  • Brooks Koepka runs away late to win 117th US Open
Brooks Koepka runs away late to win 117th US Open

Open three years ago when Koepka tied for fourth that helped earn a PGA Tour card, and he powered his way from obscurity to his first Ryder Cup team last fall and now a major champion. He started the day tied for second, one shot behind Brian Harman. It capped quite a journey for the 27-year-old Floridian. Koepka also became the third American ...

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  • White House Reportedly Working With House GOP to Weaken Russian Sanctions
White House Reportedly Working With House GOP to Weaken Russian Sanctions

The second reaffirmed "the strategic importance of Article 5" in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the principle that an attack on one North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member is an attack on all members of the alliance. A day earlier, the Senate voted to adopt an amendment to the bill that would expand sanctions against Russia, CBS News report...

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  • Theresa May Criticizes Trump for Sparring With London Mayor
Theresa May Criticizes Trump for Sparring With London Mayor

Khan's office released a statement that said the mayor has " more important things to do " than respond to Trump's tweets . She told The Sun that the President's comments about Mr Khan were "wrong" and said politics should be put aside during terror attacks.

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  • Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy

S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match . Mohammad Amir removed all of India s top three as Pakistan routed their arch-rivals by 180 runs in an astonishing Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday. For a team that can't play worldwide cricket at home due to security issues, the victory has far-reaching implications. "Hopefully...

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  • Japan, other nations face difficulties changing US Paris accord decision
Japan, other nations face difficulties changing US Paris accord decision

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers farewell remarks to State Department employees at the State Department in Washington. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. "The global community is awaiting for our message", Galletti said, calling it one of sustainable development, ecology and servi...

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  • Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. Fakhar struck his maiden one-day century as the underdogs set a record 339 to win before Mohammad Amir terrorised the defending champions' top order with three for 16 to secure victory by a massive 180...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup: Andre Silva
Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup: Andre Silva

Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo refused to press the panic button after the reigning European champions conceded a last-gasp leveller to draw their opening Confederations Cup clash 2-2 with Mexico in Kazan . Portugal match live online and see which team starts out the 2018 Confederations Cup tournament on the right foot. "You sa...

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  • Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation In Russia Probe
Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation In Russia Probe

The department would not comment on the record on whether Trump , who has repeatedly complained about leaks on the case, requested the statement. It has been cited that Mueller may have conflicts of interest in his friendship with Comey and his decision to hire prosecutors who have donated to Democratic candidates.

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  • The Eid Holiday For The Private Sector Has Just Been Announced
The Eid Holiday For The Private Sector Has Just Been Announced

Millions of Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan . African countries like Libya, Algeria are also expected to celebrate the first day of Eid on Sunday, June 25, given that they are able to view the moon on that day.

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  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Takes Leave Of Absence Amid Company's Turmoil
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Takes Leave Of Absence Amid Company's Turmoil

A spokesman confirmed that the board met with Holder and Tammy Albarra¡n, both partners with Covington & Burling LLP, a law firm hired to investigate complaints of widespread sexual harassment and other deep-seeded cultural problems at Uber .

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  • HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Give Robert Mueller a chance on Russia probe
HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Give Robert Mueller a chance on Russia probe

President Trump confirmed Friday that he's being investigated for firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and appeared to attack Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who advised the president that the the Federal Bureau of Investigation was unlikely to regain the trust of Americans and of Congress with Comey leading t...

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