• Brazil Finance Minister Meirelles says he is no presidential contender
Brazil Finance Minister Meirelles says he is no presidential contender

Mr. Temer , who became president after his predecessor and former ally, Dilma Rousseff, was ousted in impeachment proceedings past year, has vowed to make changes to the country's insolvent pension system and to modernize Brazil's costly and complicated labor regulations.

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  • How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament
How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

Putting on a fearless face after a disastrous night, May said her parties status as the largest vote-getter in the election gave her continued legitimacy as prime minister. Corbyn said May should "go and make way for a government that is truly representative of all the people of this country". Lack of a majority can inhibit the government...

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  • Drama, a Clutch Shot and a Knockout Punch by the Warriors
Drama, a Clutch Shot and a Knockout Punch by the Warriors

He's played in all but 19 minutes of the first three games, and every time James leaves the court, Golden State begins to romp. They defeated them 118-113. I qualify: Not with Durant's defense but with Durant's offense that can stop James. "So mentally and physically, I got to prepare myself". What's happened is probably beyond what either even...

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  • Donald Trump tells conference 'we're under siege' as James Comey gives testimony
Donald Trump tells conference 'we're under siege' as James Comey gives testimony

During a speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference, the Texas senator was abruptly cut off and forced to give up the stage even before he was able to finish his speech. President Donald Trump says congressional Democrats are "obstructionists" who are stalling his agenda. "You fought hard for me and now I'm fighting hard for all of you"...

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  • Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute
Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

Trump's comments came after his top diplomat Rex Tillerson appealed to Saudi Arabia and its regional allies to ease their blockade of Qatar , saying it is hindering U.S. Saudi Arabia and the UAE used to be the biggest markets by the number of available seats for Qatar Airways . In a Reuters interview , UAE Minister of State for Foreign ...

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  • Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide
Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

Just when things were beginning to turn around for Kevin Kiermaier , an awkward slide into first base against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night netted two results on one play. He could potentially remain with the Rays until 2022. Losing Kiermaier is a tremendous blow, but the Rays are in better shape this time around than they were p...

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  • Backed Forces Capture Territory On Edge Of Raqqa Amid Heavy Clashes
Backed Forces Capture Territory On Edge Of Raqqa Amid Heavy Clashes

US-backed fighters battled ISIL on Thursday as they tried to push further into the extremists' Syrian bastion Raqqa, two days after finally entering the northern city . Heavy clashes were reportedly continuing in the neighborhood. IS fighters have been fighting back against the advancing forces with snipers as well as drones armed with explosive...

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  • Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks
Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran , killing at least 13 people in an unprecedented assault that Iran's Revolutionary Guards blamed on regional rival Saudi Arabia. Iranian Brigadier General Hossein Salami of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has vowed to avenge the terro...

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  • Gordon Strachan: Scotland need brains and bravery over brawn against England
Gordon Strachan: Scotland need brains and bravery over brawn against England

This record stands in stark contrast to his performances on the worldwide stage, where the 23-year-old has managed just five goals in 17 appearances for his country. "It's just about keeping doing what I'm doing, keep working hard and use the bad and the good moments as experience". We've got a lot of fantastic players, a lot of players with great ...

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  • Indian politician Vaiko refused entry into Malaysia
Indian politician Vaiko refused entry into Malaysia

Vaiko returned to Chennai Friday night. The politician had been on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH181 from Chennai and arrived at KLIA at 6.30am before he was detained. In a statement released in Chennai on Friday, MDMK alleged Vaiko was stopped from entering the country by Malaysian immigration authorities as his name figured "in the list of ...

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  • Moment London attackers neutralized by police caught on CCTV
Moment London attackers neutralized by police caught on CCTV

Instead he resorted to "plan B" and rented a white van which ploughed into pedestrians as the perpetrators launched their deadly rampage last Saturday night, killing eight victims and injuring dozens more. The developments came as families of the London Bridge attackers expressed their disgust at the attack in London on June 3. Born in Pakistan, ...

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  • UK PM May's Conservative Party Suffers Stunning Upset In Election
UK PM May's Conservative Party Suffers Stunning Upset In Election

May's majority in parliament until the snap election was only held by 17 seats, but now she is at a considerable disadvantage. The Labour party and DUP have worked together in the past, but the latter joining hands with Labour was ruled out due to Corbyn being its leader: Corbyn has always been associated with DUP's rival in trouble-t...

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  • Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations
Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The EU boss has set 19 June as the date for the start of talks that is due to last around 14-18 months. "Let's see if the next government changes its position on Brexit", the official said as results confirmed Mrs May could no longer command a majority in parliament.

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  • Trump slams Qatar for funding terrorism
Trump slams Qatar for funding terrorism

They accused Doha of funding terrorism and cozying up to Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood, and banned travel and trade. On Friday, Trump, in his first extended comments since former FBI Director James Comey testifies the prior day before the Senate Intelligence Committee, derided what he called Qatar's "extremist ideology in terms of funding" te...

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  • Brexit forever? How May's failed election gamble changes Brexit
Brexit forever? How May's failed election gamble changes Brexit

I think part of what we saw today with Theresa May rushing - some said rather hastily - to do this deal with the minority, the Democratic Unionist Party , was perhaps to seize the initiative before people could start clamouring to call for her to go.

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  • ConocoPhillips says Qatar LNG project not affected by Arab tension
ConocoPhillips says Qatar LNG project not affected by Arab tension

Qatar is the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas , and so far the dispute between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt has had little impact in energy markets. Gas prices are linked with crude oil prices. "It only highlights a real bright spot for USA natural gas producers as we ramp up our export capacit...

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  • Philippines violence: Marawi civilians trapped as fire breaks truce
Philippines violence: Marawi civilians trapped as fire breaks truce

Philippine Marines aboard a truck drive past, as smoke billows after rockets were fired at militant positions in Marawi . An additional 38 soldiers and police have also been killed along with 19 civilians, said officials. Much time may pass before this conflict ends, and Operation Blessing Philippines is prepared to provide more disaster relie...

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  • India, Pakistan become full members of SCO
India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

Indian media, known for its miscalculations and biased policies targeting Pakistan went extraordinarily berserk as Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a formal conversation with his military secretary. During the meeting, Guterres lauded Pakistan's role in the global community and for playing an important part in the UN. Speaking to medi...

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  • Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five
Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

We play here, at home . This is the first time Nashville has faced elimination this postseason after sweeping Chicago, beating St. Louis in six games and then Anaheim in six to claim the Western Conference title. "It seemed hard for us to get anything going". "I think we're just trying to prepare for that one game ahead of us, and we're hopefu...

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  • Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson strike very different tones on Qatar
Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson strike very different tones on Qatar

Sheikh Mohammed is expected in Moscow Saturday, and officials said Friday he spoke with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by telephone. The escalating crisis in the Persian Gulf erupted Monday, when Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar , accusing the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for extremis...

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