• F-16 jet catches fire, crashes during takeoff in Houston
F-16 jet catches fire, crashes during takeoff in Houston

According to a written statement from NORAD, the pilot safely ejected and was being evaluated at a local medical facility. There are reports that the airport was evacuated, following the crash. "Personnel from Ellington Field are being evacuated, and residents in the area can expect to see increased traffic and emergency vehicles". Witness Ther...

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  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russian Federation
Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russian Federation

Raphael Guerreiro's towering cross from the left flank hung in the air and found Ronaldo, who rose at the far post to head back across Igor Akinfeev . "He's a top quality player and, personally, this might have an impact on his new season as well". Santos praised his team for their dedication under pressure to hold on to the lead.

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  • UN welcomes deployment of force to fight extremists in Sahel
UN welcomes deployment of force to fight extremists in Sahel

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger - which make up the so-called G5 - agreed in March to set up the joint counterterrorism operation and the African Union had sought United Nations backing. He said the G5 force will enable the countries "to pool their efforts and their means to effectively fight terrorism, organized crime and traffick...

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  • Terrorist killed at Brussels railway station was Moroccan
Terrorist killed at Brussels railway station was Moroccan

The criminal case is initiated as "an attempt of terrorism murder", Van der Sypt noted, adding that a counterterrorism investigator was carrying out the probe. The attacker was on France's terror watchlist for his links to known extremists, and was killed in the incident. "There was an explosion around a person", a spokesperson for the Belgian po...

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  • Trump 'ready to testify' over Comey conversations
Trump 'ready to testify' over Comey conversations

Comey said he had hoped releasing the information via the media would prompt the appointment of a special counsel to handle the Russian Federation probe, a ploy that ultimately proved successful. "Now he may have some more backing from his weak sisters in the Congress", he added. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Mr Trump said.

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  • Qatar welcomes USA stance over Gulf crisis motives
Qatar welcomes USA stance over Gulf crisis motives

Qatar denies all of the allegations leveled against it and has lashed back at its critics, this week accusing UAE of supporting the 9/11 attacks in NY. Qatar has relished support from Turkey during the dispute. Qatar's state TV, meanwhile, showed Turkish troops , who arrived in the capital Sunday in a show of support for the Qatari go...

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  • President Trump Says China Tried but Failed to Help on N. Korea
President Trump Says China Tried but Failed to Help on N. Korea

Moon also told the US daily that his North Korea policies are very similar to President Donald Trump's tactics of maximum pressure and engagement. The two countries have no diplomatic relations. The family of an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma says the 22-year-old "has completed his jou...

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  • UK Tory govt still working on supply deal
UK Tory govt still working on supply deal

The government has said that there will not be another Queen's speech for two years, suggesting Mr Trump won't be visiting the country until at least 2019. This would be well short of a formal coalition. DUP sources were quoted as saying a deal was "certainly not imminent" and that talks with Mrs May's Conservatives "haven't proceeded in a wa...

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  • Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Is Detained On Day Of Protests
Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Is Detained On Day Of Protests

Turnout was hard to calculate as ordinary people mingled with those protesting, but thousands filled the Tverskaya Street area in Moscow , many waving Russian flags and banners. ET). "The police themselves brought coordinated draft documents to the court". He has been detained on similar grounds for a period of 30 days this time .

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  • Audio From Police Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman Has Been Released
Audio From Police Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman Has Been Released

Lyles , 30, a pregnant mother of four, had alarmed Seattle police about two weeks earlier when officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at the home. At one point, she allegedly stood up with the scissors in hands and said, "Ain't none of y'all leaving here today". "Do our lives really matter to them?" he asked.

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  • Israel starts work on new settlement amid United States peace push
Israel starts work on new settlement amid United States peace push

Trump previously asked Netanyahu during a February visit to the White House to "hold back on settlements for a little bit" amid renewed US efforts to broker peace in the region. Jason Greenblatt , the USA special representative for worldwide negotiations, arrived in Israel on Monday for preliminary discussions in Jerusalem and Ramallah, and wil...

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  • Record 65 million people displaced in 2016
Record 65 million people displaced in 2016

Another 22.5 million people - half of them children - were registered as refugees previous year, the UNHCR report showed, "the highest level ever recorded". "Our place will be demolished soon", said Uwaah, who teaches at the refugee camp. Syria is still the world's largest producer of refugees with an estimated 5.

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  • Most Expensive House Race in US History Comes Down to the Wire
Most Expensive House Race in US History Comes Down to the Wire

Instead of a win or even a razor-thin loss by Democrat Jon Ossoff that many had expected, Republican Karen Handel ended up winning by a relatively comfortable 4 percentage point margin in the wealthy suburban Atlanta district previously held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price .

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  • Coalition confirms Iranian drone shot down by USA aircraft in Syria
Coalition confirms Iranian drone shot down by USA aircraft in Syria

That attack marked the first to hit Iran, shocking its residents who believed the chaos engulfing the rest of the Middle East would not find them in the Shiite-majority nation. Sharif says the missile launch reflects Iran's "military power" though Iran has no intention of starting another war. The Guard has described the missile strike as revenge...

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  • PM Nawaz, Russian President Putin meet in Kazakhstan
PM Nawaz, Russian President Putin meet in Kazakhstan

The Prime Minister also spoke on the need for enhancing connectivity in the region and said it was the key to boosting trade and investment. "The aim is to combine the potentials of the Eurasian Economic Community, SCO, Association of Southeast Asian Nations [ASEAN] and the Chinese initiative One Belt, One Road", Putin said.

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  • Man tasered after attacking people with shoe horn at London mosque
Man tasered after attacking people with shoe horn at London mosque

Videos emerged on social media of a heavy police presence as emergency services responded quickly. While Miqdaad Versi, the Assistant Secretary General of Muslim Council UK, tweeted: "Have just heard from a witness that someone tried to attack Regent's Park Mosque.

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  • Post Warmbier's death, US send supersonic bombers in Korean Peninsula
Post Warmbier's death, US send supersonic bombers in Korean Peninsula

The United States stations tens of thousands of troops in South Korea and Japan. The U.S. military said the bombers conducted drills with the Japanese and South Korean air forces, demonstrating solidarity with the U.S. "At least I know China tried!" Senator John McCain called the death of Warmbier, "murder" and said that North Korean dict...

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  • UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead
UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead

Peter Prior, chairman of Royal Borough-based pressure group Excellent Education for Everyone, said: "We have brought the bit of pressure we could bring to make sure [selective education] is not on the agenda for Maidenhead". As MPs debated, a few hundred protesters gathered for a so-called " Day of Rage " outside Parliament, with a few scuffles b...

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  • Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria
Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria

An armed pro-regime Shaheed-129 UAV " displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces " at 12:30 am local time on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement , CNN reported. The US military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a " deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison ...

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  • 75 percent of Republicans say Trump shouldn't fire Mueller
75 percent of Republicans say Trump shouldn't fire Mueller

The questions were prompted by a tweet the president wrote last week in which he appeared to acknowledge that he is a subject of the FBI's investigation, which he seem to erroneously assert is being led by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein .

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