• Britain's Queen Outlining Agenda With Opening of Parliament
Britain's Queen Outlining Agenda With Opening of Parliament

The Northern Ireland party accused Downing Street negotiators of being chaotic and said the " Conservative high command ought to stop their backbenchers whingeing about the DUP and show our party some respect". "She knows that the Conservative party didn't get an absolute majority, but was by far the largest single party". MPs will not get...

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  • Imam saved London mosque attacker from angry crowd
Imam saved London mosque attacker from angry crowd

Nine other people were taken to hospital, two of whom were seriously injured, he said. The mother of the Finsbury Park suspect last night said she was "not going to defend" her son and revealed she screamed in horror when she saw him on television.

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  • Taliban storms Afghan police compound, kills officers
Taliban storms Afghan police compound, kills officers

Mujahid says fighters are inside the police compound battling police. The blast cleared the way for the other six attackers who stormed the police station and targeted Afghan officers. Tabassoom added that there were no civilian casualties as the attack took place in the early morning. It was the second such insider attack by an Afghan soldier in...

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  • President Trump, Otto Warmbier's death must not go unchallenged
President Trump, Otto Warmbier's death must not go unchallenged

Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to Mr. Warmbier's death". However, on the eve of a high-level meeting with China, Pyongyang's largest trade partner and closest ally, the Trump administration has sounded a more cautious note, saying that they hold North Korea responsible f...

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  • After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Democrats searching
After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Democrats searching

The result of the race - the most expensive House contest in United States history - is a demoralizing blow to Democrats, who have also came up short in races in Kansas , Montana and SC. But it was the Georgia victory that drew the biggest digs from the Trump family and the president's associates. Democrats must defend their current districts ...

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  • Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs
Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs

A true test series? It's too late for Nowell to force his way into the first Test side but if he can keep this up he may feature later in the series. The players will be well aware that the tour is about to get serious. We ended up having to sprint down the street so we didn't get cornered until the early hours! Stripped of so many stars, they wi...

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  • Michigan airport evacuated; officer seen bleeding from neck
Michigan airport evacuated; officer seen bleeding from neck

Police officers are stationed around the Flint City Hall "in an abundance caution", but it remains open for business, according to a City of Flint news release. The FBI is leading the investigation into the attack. Airport and police officials didn't immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.

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  • French defense chief steps down amid investigation
French defense chief steps down amid investigation

Defense minister Sylvie Goulard , the most prominent woman in the Cabinet Macron named a little more than a month ago, suggested in a statement she chose to quit the government to avoid hurting Macron's efforts to clean up corruption. "That is why I have asked the president of the republic and the prime minister to let me play no further part in t...

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  • Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program
Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program

Sterling fell once again on Wednesday ahead of the State Opening of Parliament, as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to cobble together the deal with the DUP that will give her government a majority. Even before news of Prince Philip's illness, the government had announced that the speech would be delivered with less pageantry than normal a ...

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  • WH: Trump Will Make Announcement 'This Week' on Comey Recordings
WH: Trump Will Make Announcement 'This Week' on Comey Recordings

In the briefing Monday, Spicer's official reason for being off-camera was that he wanted to defer to Trump. According to The Washington Post , the White House has not officially confirmed Spicer's departure nor has it publicly indicated whether or not he is directly involved in the search for new communications team hires.

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  • President Trump responds to Comey testimony
President Trump responds to Comey testimony

And Comey said that he believed he was sacked by Trump to impede the FBI's overall investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections - "the way the Russian investigation was being conducted" - not just the FBI probe of Flynn. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Trump wrote, suggesting that Comey had co...

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  • Singer Adele visits London Grenfell Tower firefighters
Singer Adele visits London Grenfell Tower firefighters

In response to the tragedy the mayor has held a safety summit with representatives of the fire service, local authorities and landlords. Four government ministers had been warned that fire regulations were not keeping residents safe, according to the BBC .

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  • Man Accused of Murder of Muslim Girl Not Charged for Hate Crime
Man Accused of Murder of Muslim Girl Not Charged for Hate Crime

The apartment was in a sprawling complex with predominantly Spanish-speaking tenants. The victim's mother tells the Washington Post that her daughter, who typically wears Western garb, was wearing a borrowed abaya, a traditional Muslim dress, which she tripped over because she wasn't used to running in it.

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  • Russian Federation expects explanation from U.S. on downed Syrian jet
Russian Federation expects explanation from U.S. on downed Syrian jet

That incident angered Russian Federation, which intervened in the Syrian civil war on Syria's behalf in 2015 and has a hotline with the U.S.to deconflict airspace and make sure their air forces don't collide mid-air. Is this where we are headed? Smoke billows from buildings in the northern Syrian city of Raqqah on June 18, 2017, during an offen...

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  • Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees
Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees

A recent report even showed that NGO anti-smuggling efforts actually worsened the situation for migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean. It said war, violence and persecution worldwide were causing more people to be forcibly displaced now than ever before.

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  • Queen Elizabeth II mum about Trump visit
Queen Elizabeth II mum about Trump visit

LONDON , June 21 Sterling dipped below $1.26 for the first time in more than two months on Wednesday, deepening this week's losses on signs that Prime Minister Theresa May is still struggling to find the support she needs for her government in parliament.

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  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down Under Pressure
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down Under Pressure

According to the New York Times , a number of investors wrote a letter demanding he step down. After months of being plagued by scandal and criticism , Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from the company on Tuesday under pressure from investors.

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  • President Donald Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight
President Donald Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

Republicans say they are turning down offers to work for a chief executive whose volatile temperament makes them nervous, and are asking headhunters if their reputations could suffer permanent damage from serving Trump. I want to be very clear about this, the president is not and has not been under investigation . The Washington Post reported...

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  • Philippines launches offensive in Marawi, with aim to end battle by weekend
Philippines launches offensive in Marawi, with aim to end battle by weekend

Duterte on Tuesday visited an evacuation center for Marawi residents in nearby Iligan City . "Your government, the president of Philippines , Rodrigo Duterte did not declare war against the good people of Marawi ", he told the crowd of invited guests and IDPs.

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  • President Trump: Warmbier 'should have been brought home a long time ago'
President Trump: Warmbier 'should have been brought home a long time ago'

The dialogue will be co-chaired by Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi , US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defence Secretary James Mattis. "It may be time for a preemptive strike", said Bolling, who also claimed that "we don't want to start any, you know, nuclear war".

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