• Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet
Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet

The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped bombs near the U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the Pentagon said. The Syrian army, which has been taking territory from retreating ISIS fighters in the eastern Aleppo countryside, has moved into Raqqa province and seized back some oil fields and villages...

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  • Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea hoping 'to open the door'
Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea hoping 'to open the door'

USA officials in touch with Yun and medical personnel declined to say whether Warmbier remains in a coma or to make any comment on his current medical condition. Otto grew up here and we know him as an intelligent, personable, and wonderful young man. The player nicknamed "The Worm" is one of the few Westerners to have met Kim, who took over foll...

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  • London Van Attack: Suspect Identified, Arrested in Terror Investigation
London Van Attack: Suspect Identified, Arrested in Terror Investigation

The Muslim Welfare House styles itself as Islington's "biggest community centre", used by thousands every week. "One guy caught the guy and brought him down", Bouhllissa told Reuters. The attack Monday hits a community already feeling targeted in the fallout from the London Bridge killings and other attacks blamed on Islamic extremists.

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  • London mayor on attack against Muslims: 'Terrorism is terrorism'
London mayor on attack against Muslims: 'Terrorism is terrorism'

An imam prevented a mob attack on the suspected terrorist van driver who just minutes earlier had mowed down Muslim worshippers at a mosque. Police said the suspected van driver, aged 48, had been detained by members of the public before being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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  • Trump's attorney contradicts himself on investigation denial
Trump's attorney contradicts himself on investigation denial

Speaking on CBS's Face the Nation , he said: "The fact of the matter is the president has not been and is not under investigation ". "We've had no indication of that". "The F.B.I.'s going to do their job, Mueller's going to do his job", Rubio said. Comey testified to Congress that Trump then asked him to back off the investigation into his fired ...

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  • EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier hopes for 'constructive' Brexit talks
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier hopes for 'constructive' Brexit talks

This appears to be a double U-turn, signalling uncertainty within the Conservative party as Brexit negotiations get under way. Only when there is "sufficient progress" does the European Union want to look at creating a new relationship with Britain on things like trade and migration.

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Marine Le Pen, leader of far-right National Party, made her entry to the National Assembly along with seven other far-rightists. Macron was a newcomer to party politics when he formed LREM . The candidates applied online to run. LREM had the highest proportion of women elected, at 47 percent. Now only around 12 deputies in the assembly hav...

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  • Death toll up to 5 in extremist attack in Mali
Death toll up to 5 in extremist attack in Mali

At least two people have been killed in the violence, the ministry says, adding that a civilian and a member of the security forces have also been wounded. "The first victim was a French-Gabonese citizen". The statement said a Malian anti-terror force was on the scene. Religious extremism in Mali was once limited to northern areas, prompting th...

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  • Jet downing: Russia suspends cooperation with US, to target American coalition aircraft
Jet downing: Russia suspends cooperation with US, to target American coalition aircraft

Moscow has condemned the USA downing of the Syrian government fighter jet after it dropped bombs nears US partner forces. Russian Federation today warned it would track US-led coalition aircraft in Syria as potential " targets " and halted an incident-prevention hotline with Washington after USA forces downed a Syrian jet.

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  • Steve Scalise sends Father's Day message
Steve Scalise sends Father's Day message

While the congressman was awake on the baseball field, by the time he was transported to the hospital, he was in shock and immediately received units of transfused blood. Sava said he is encouraged by Scalise's improvement. Top Republican politician Steve Scalise's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious after he was gunned down ...

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  • UK moves to ease tensions after van attack on London Muslims
UK moves to ease tensions after van attack on London Muslims

Police said all of the victims were members of the Muslim community. The Metropolitan Police said that one man was pronounced dead at the scene and ten others were injured. A police officer talks to local people at Finsbury Park in north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017.

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  • Five killed in workplace shooting in Orlando
Five killed in workplace shooting in Orlando

Authorities rushed to the scene shortly after 8 a.m. after a woman ran out and called 911 from another business across the street. " Disgruntled former employee", the Orange County Sheriff's Office said on its twitter, ruling out the possibility of a terrorist attack.

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  • London Fire Brigade warns Grenfell Tower inferno investigation could take YEARS
London Fire Brigade warns Grenfell Tower inferno investigation could take YEARS

The fire at the 24-story public housing project broke out early Wednesday, and it has mushroomed into a political crisis, testing the government of Prime Minister Theresa May. Officials are using dental records, fingerprints, DNA samples, tattoos and scars to try and positively identify victims. "Put to the test, the United Kingdom has been res...

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  • Northam, Gillespie win gubernatorial nominations in Virginia primaries
Northam, Gillespie win gubernatorial nominations in Virginia primaries

Tuesday when about 37 percent of precincts in the state had still not yet reported their results. Gillespie was in a much tighter race for the GOP nomination, defeating Corey Stewart by 4,300 votes in a three-way race, with State Sen.

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  • UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks
UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks

Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain a year ago voted to end its decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first state ever to do so - in a shock referendum result. "The question is not whether we are leaving the customs union. They are not matters for Westminster and therefore we will not be dealing with them at West...

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  • Man rams police vehicle in Paris; attacker likely killed
Man rams police vehicle in Paris; attacker likely killed

It's the second time this year that police have been targeted on Paris' most famous thoroughfare. In April, another attacker shot and killed a police officer on the Champs-Elysees, days before a presidential election. He tried to drive a vehicle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees, armed with a Kalashnikov, handguns and gas bottles which we...

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  • Rishi Kapoor 'concedes', congratulates Pakistan on victory
Rishi Kapoor 'concedes', congratulates Pakistan on victory

Nasirul Islam said: "Disheartened by the match result, Bidyut committed suicide by jumping in front of a running train Sunday night". The victory was splashed across most major newspapers, with leading English daily Dawn proclaiming: " Pakistan breaks jinx, trounce India in dream final".

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  • Trump uses social media to question investigation of his campaign
Trump uses social media to question investigation of his campaign

Regardless of the outcome, the specter of Mueller examining the possibility of obstruction of justice appeared to be a new blow to Trump, whose first five months in office have been clouded by the federal and congressional probes into the Russian Federation issue.

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  • London Police Say Attack 'Acted Alone'
London Police Say Attack 'Acted Alone'

Sunday ET) to the scene on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park neighborhood, home to many immigrants. "Mohammed was the hero of the day, he was the one who contained the guy and held him up until the police came and took him away", Kacimi told the Standard.

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  • Trade deal off the table when Brexit talks get underway
Trade deal off the table when Brexit talks get underway

A delegation led by UK Brexit secretary, David Davis , will meet the EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and his team in the European Commission's Berlaymont headquarters for a day-long session of discussions. European Union diplomats hope this first meeting, and a Brussels summit on Thursday and Friday where May will encounter - but not nego...

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