• US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria
US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria

The US said it took the action to defend the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a rebel group fighting ISIS on the outskirts of Raqqa in the northeast. The coalition said it contacted Russian commanders to set up a "de-confliction line" to prevent the fighting from worsening. Russia's defense ministry warned it will start tra...

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  • Mourners in OH remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea
Mourners in OH remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea

Bush. The global community, including the United States, has criticized the military activities of the Asian nation and tightened the sanctions regime against Pyongyang. The attendees included Ambassador Joseph Yun, the U.S. special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and U.S. Sen. "No conclusions about the cause and manner of...

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  • Presidential Elections 2017: A profile of Opposition's likely candidate Meira Kumar
Presidential Elections 2017: A profile of Opposition's likely candidate Meira Kumar

Asserting that it was Nitish who had initiated the whole idea of an united opposition and grand alliance to oppose the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) at national level, RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad said that his party will be questioning the JD (U) in this regard.

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  • Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win
Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

Ossoff told his supporters: 'The fight goes on'. Anti-Ossoff ads featured Pelosi , with some warning voters Ossoff would vote with her on many issues, despite his moderate tone on the campaign trail. "So you want me to sing my praises, is that what you're saying?" Well, we'll disagree on whether it's fair or justified (believe me, it is...

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  • Senate GOP releases draft of health care bill
Senate GOP releases draft of health care bill

While the senators might have stalled the bill crafted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , that could prove temporary. While Trump reportedly called the House bill 'mean, ' Schumer said "the Senate bill may be meaner".

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes against ISIS targets soon
Australia to resume airstrikes against ISIS targets soon

The official did not elaborate on the exact date. "The coalition presence in Syria addresses the imminent threat ISIS in Syria poses globally", the US military said in a statement, referring to the Islamic State group, which controls a swath of territory in eastern Syria.

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  • Inspired by John Lennon, EU's Donald Tusk 'imagines' no Brexit
Inspired by John Lennon, EU's Donald Tusk 'imagines' no Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May will outline her approach to the "hugely important issue" of reassuring European Union expatriates about their future in Britain at a summit on Thursday which will be her first Brexit test since an election sapped her authority.

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  • Va. father questions motive for daughter's murder
Va. father questions motive for daughter's murder

Torres has been charged with the killing. Hassanen was with a group of as many as 15 other teens, boys and girls who had left their Sterling-area mosque between Ramadan prayers to get food at a McDonald's, Parker said . The reason for the attack was still unknown, but police said it "appears to be the result of a road rage incident ". Re...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition
Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition

The Louisiana Republican arrived at the hospital last week in critical condition after being injured in the shooting that interrupted a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. James T. Hodgkinson was killed by police after he shot four people at a congressional baseball game. On June 17, the last time the hospital provided an...

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  • Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies aged 87
Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies aged 87

This required great political strength and courage - both of which qualities Helmut had in abundance. "Germany's chancellor had a personal, friendly, relation with Russia's first president - Boris Nikolayevich highly praised those warm feelings of Mr.

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  • Two Brits treated after Portugal fires
Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

Costa warned the death toll could increase, adding there were now more than 700 emergency staff deployed to tackle the blaze along with air support from Spain and France. "We were only able to save two goats", she said. State broadcaster RTP showed terrifying images of several people on a road trying to escape the intense smoke that had reduced...

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  • EU President Donald Tusk says Brexit could be reversed
EU President Donald Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

It has repeatedly extended them as the conflict between Ukraine's government and pro-Russia separatists has dragged on. "In many of our countries, the political parties that have built their strength on anti-EU sentiments are beginning to diminish".

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  • Four Republican senators say they can not support healthcare bill
Four Republican senators say they can not support healthcare bill

Some Republicans, however, say that Medicaid isn't doing a great job of helping opioid addicts. In the American tradition, former presidents tend to say very little about their successors. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said under the House bill, 23 million fewer people would have coverage by 2026. The Senate legislation drew sup...

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  • Trump says he doesn't have recordings of his conversations with Comey
Trump says he doesn't have recordings of his conversations with Comey

During his Senate testimony, Comey was asked whether he was aware of any recordings made of his conversations with Trump, to which he replied, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". The tapes, produced between 1971 and 1973, helped doom the Nixon administration, leading to the President's resignation over the Watergate scandal. And more questions may s...

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  • Trump takes a Twitter victory lap, taunts Democrats for losing special elections
Trump takes a Twitter victory lap, taunts Democrats for losing special elections

In last year's presidential election, black turnout was down about eight points from four years earlier when Barack Obama was on the ballot. The two candidates combined spent $29.6 million in the race that ousted West from the lower chamber of Congress.

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  • President Donald Trump says he has no recordings of James Comey conversations
President Donald Trump says he has no recordings of James Comey conversations

On May 12, a day after details of a one-on-one dinner he had with Comey were reported by the New York Times , Trump issued an apparent threat to the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, whom he had recently fired. "And so I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter ... because I thought that might prompt...

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  • Big Explosion In Somali Capital, Clouds Of Smoke Seen
Big Explosion In Somali Capital, Clouds Of Smoke Seen

At least three people were killed and several others injured in a suicide auto bomb attack at a police station in Mogadishu on Thursday, the police confirmed. On Tuesday, an al-Shabab auto bomber attacked a local administration building in the Wadajir district, killing at least 10 people. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, said a...

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  • Theresa May to Woo EU Leaders With Rights for Citizens
Theresa May to Woo EU Leaders With Rights for Citizens

That - not the personality or standing of the prime minister - is the real problem. Further details are expected to be revealed in a paper to be published by the UK Government on Monday. A study published on Thursday by the Consulting firm Deloitte has warned that European vehicle manufacturers could suffer a fall in sales of up to 20 percent as ...

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  • Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol
Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol

US Senate Republicans have released their long-awaited bill to dismantle much of Barack Obama's healthcare law - but ran into trouble as four GOP senators said they opposed it. In a tweet , the Democratic senator from NY said the bill "strips away protections from the [people] who need them most in order to give a tax break to those...

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  • Germany spied on the White House, reports claim
Germany spied on the White House, reports claim

The rest of Washington was not immune from the spying either, as the documents indicated even organisations like the International Monetary Fund were also being watched. To the great embarrassment of Germany, it later emerged that the BND helped the NSA spy on European allies. NSA-contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden's leaks about USA...

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