• Stormont talks: Urgent need to restore devolution says Coveney
Stormont talks: Urgent need to restore devolution says Coveney

Amid reports that opposition parties will try to bring down Mrs May with a series of targeted amendments to the Queen's Speech, the PM said she was still pushing for an alignment with the DUP . "We are consistently making the case that our institutions are under resourced, have been undermined by austerity and need to be properly funded". The ...

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  • Protests Mounting Before Sen. Rob Portman as Health Care Vote Nears
Protests Mounting Before Sen. Rob Portman as Health Care Vote Nears

But there's plenty of grumbling from senators across the GOP spectrum, and leaders haven't yet nailed down the support they'll need to prevail. Though a member of the 13-senator working group McConnell had tasked with piecing legislation together, Lee said he's not seen the emerging bill and "whole-heartedly" shares the frustration of constitue...

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  • Republicans-won-in-the-Georgia-elections @ 6/21/2017 3:10:15 PM
Republicans-won-in-the-Georgia-elections @ 6/21/2017 3:10:15 PM

Republican Karen Handel has won the costly and closely watched special congressional election in Georgia's 6th District, a blow to Democratic hopes of pulling off an upset in a district that President Trump only narrowly carried a year ago.

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  • ISIS Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

Maqdisi is an Arabic term for a Palestinian Jerusalemite. According to Israeli police, the Israeli government has revoked permits allowing Palestinians to visit Israel on occasion of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan . Al-Quds said the new United States ambassador to Israel is expected to visit an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Syrian...

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  • U.S. spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site
U.S. spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

North Korea is not ruling out a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests if the United States abandons the practice of holding large-scale military drills, North Korean Ambassador to India Kye Chun Yong said Wednesday. "The latest action by the North... is a grave provocation and a wanton violation of the armistice", Jeon Dong-Jin, first deputy...

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  • Iran state media calls promotion of Mohammed bin Salman a 'soft coup'
Iran state media calls promotion of Mohammed bin Salman a 'soft coup'

However, that vote of support appears to have been from a past gathering of the council two years ago when Mohammed bin Salman was named second-in-line to the throne, and Mohammed bin Nayef was named the king's successor. That visit to Washington helped lay the foundation for Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia in May, which marked the president's first ...

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

He declined to estimate how long it would take for the coroner's office to complete its inquiry. There was no immediate word from the family about why relatives declined an autopsy, which may have shed more light on the cause of the neurological injuries that left him in a coma.

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  • British PM May apologizes for response to London tower block fire
British PM May apologizes for response to London tower block fire

He said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there". Britain held a moment of silence for the victims on Monday, with emergency service workers bowing their heads in respect. on Monday, the head of Planning's building control department, Mo Roscouet, confirmed that in all those refurbishment projects, only cladding that meets the highest ...

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  • Jeff Sessions hired a lawyer to represent him during the Russian Federation probe
Jeff Sessions hired a lawyer to represent him during the Russian Federation probe

He pointed out that Sekulow, now saying the president was "being investigated ", appeared to have changed his answer. Donald Trump could face an immediate impeachment process if he were to fire special counsel Robert Mueller , Democrats have warned as rumors intensify that Trump wants to bring an end to the Russian Federation investigation....

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  • U.S. fells 2nd aircraft this week over Syria
U.S. fells 2nd aircraft this week over Syria

It was observed heading toward coalition forces, who were outside the outpost, officials said. On Sunday, a United States jet shot down a regime warplane in northern Syria as it "dropped bombs" on US-backed local forces. The U.S. military shot down the Syrian warplane on Sunday, saying it had targeted an American-allied, Kurdish-led force that ...

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  • Three US troops killed after Afghan soldier opened fire
Three US troops killed after Afghan soldier opened fire

In addition to the three deaths, one other American soldier was injured when an Afghan solider open fired on them in the Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan . Saturday's attack came just hours after a U.S. air strike killed and wounded at least six Afghan policemen in southern Helmand province , in the latest "friendly fire" incident.

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  • Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day
Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day

Yoga Events were planned in almost 180 countries across the world and many people participated in it. Yoga itself is a very old practice that is followed in India since time immemorial. Indian corporates celebrated International Yoga Day today and shared their thoughts on microblogging site Twitter . Participants hailed the event as a milestone ...

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  • Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, probes plane crash
Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, probes plane crash

A helicopter is understood to be on its way to where the plane crashed. The aircraft reportedly came down near the village of Ouzenda while fighting the blazes, which have already destroyed more than 64,000 acres of forest. As the death toll from the horrific fire in Portugal rises to at least 63, horror stories of residents trying to escape ha...

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  • What Kind Of Democrat Will Be The Next Jon Ossoff?
What Kind Of Democrat Will Be The Next Jon Ossoff?

National Public Radio " Republican Karen Handel has won the costly and closely watched special congressional election in Georgia's 6th District, a blow to Democratic hopes of pulling off an upset in a district that President Trump only narrowly carried past year.

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  • Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation
Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

Donald Trump, who to date still appears to not even have read a book about how the federal government works, famously embarrassed himself when asked about the Congressional Black Caucus in February. "For a president who pledged to reach out to African-Americans and other minorities", said CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) and ranking member ...

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  • DUP talks not going as 'expected' and deal 'not imminent'
DUP talks not going as 'expected' and deal 'not imminent'

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged Wednesday to build a widespread "consensus" on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union even as her election-weakened government was locked in talks to keep their hold on power. "Discussions will continue net week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new Parliament"...

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  • Warmbier death 'unimaginable' for former North Korea detainee
Warmbier death 'unimaginable' for former North Korea detainee

The funeral for Warmbier will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at Wyoming High School, where he was an athlete and salutatorian of his 2013 class. However, on 13 June Warmbier was sent back to his country in a state of coma on "humanitarian grounds" .

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  • What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump
What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

The government plans to attract investment in infrastructure, with the intention of supporting economic growth. The Queen says her Government will "seek to maintain a deep and special partnership with European allies and to forge new trading relationships across the globe".

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  • 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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