• Qataris on 'terror list' issued by Saudi-bloc
Qataris on 'terror list' issued by Saudi-bloc

Turkey has also pledged to provide food and water supplies to Qatar. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose AK Party has its roots in Islamist politics and who has voiced support for the Brotherhood, signalled his firm backing for Qatar by swiftly signing a law to send troops to a Turkish base there.

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  • Terror probe as man rams police vehicle in Paris
Terror probe as man rams police vehicle in Paris

The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an anti-terror investigation into the incident, an Interior Ministry spokesman said. Footage from the scene, screened by broadcaster BFMTV, showed intense flames coming from the passenger compartment of a saloon auto and police apparently attempting to pull the driver out.

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  • GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties
GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

It has come under widespread criticism from Democrats and helped prompt some moderate House Republicans to vote against the measure. Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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  • Security Of State Election Systems The Focus Of Dueling Capitol Hill Hearings
Security Of State Election Systems The Focus Of Dueling Capitol Hill Hearings

But he acknowledged that doing so might be a heavy lift, given that state election officials are naturally suspicious of what he called a "federal takeover" of their election practices. Johnson said he was "not pleased" when the DNC rejected his offer to help with its cyber breach and instead hired a private cybersecurity firm. After testifying...

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  • Russian Federation names Aussie RAAF jets
Russian Federation names Aussie RAAF jets "a target" over Syria

Sunday, a Navy F-18 Hornet shot down a Syrian air force jet , an act of war against a nation with which Congress has never declared or authorized a war. The area around At-Tanf has become a flashpoint between US forces and militias, some of them backed by Iran, loyal to Assad. The official said the United States pilot saw the Syrian pilot ej...

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  • Brussels train station attack: Minister says assailant has been identified
Brussels train station attack: Minister says assailant has been identified

The country will remain at threat level 3, meaning there is a serious and real threat, but an imminent attack is not deemed likely, he said . Those measures come on top of ones that have been in place under the second highest level of terror alert since twin bomb attacks killed 32 people in Brussels in March a year ago.

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  • Cousin: Sailor killed in crash near Japan was to retire soon
Cousin: Sailor killed in crash near Japan was to retire soon

Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the Navy says The Fitzgerald was struck below the water line. "Once we knew the ship was going to arrive, our volunteers started putting toiletry kits together and canteen items like food, drinks and blankets", she said.

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  • United States fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar
United States fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was to travel to Kuwait on Wednesday evening after completing a visit to Qatar, foreign ministry sources said, in his quest to broker an end to a dispute betweeen the Gulf state and other Arab countries.

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  • Hazelwood School District makes cuts to balance budget
Hazelwood School District makes cuts to balance budget

A recent consultant's report found that Hillsborough had 1,030 more teachers than districts of similar size across the state. An end of the year financial summary shows the district $213,000 in the red. Board members also reflected on the results of the consolidation feasibility study. The board may meet on July 20 to approve new hires, if need...

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  • Are House Democrats turning on Nancy Pelosi?
Are House Democrats turning on Nancy Pelosi?

Republican Karen Handel is now a candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District Special Election . Congressional District 32 is the closest things to a swing district in North Texas and the contest there will test whether Democrats are emerging and Trump is an albatross.

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russian Federation at Confed Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russian Federation at Confed Cup

Concerned about his side's defensive frailties against Mexico , Santos may well look to inject some pace in midfield in a bid to break down a Russian Federation side that played a slower game in their tournament opener than the Mexicans did.

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  • Officer in Critical Condition After Incident at Flint, Michigan, Airport
Officer in Critical Condition After Incident at Flint, Michigan, Airport

Multiple sources say Neville was at his post at the top of the escalators at Bishop when he was attacked from behind with a larger knife, similar to a Bowie knife. Moments before the Federal Bureau of Investigation publicly named Ftouhi as the suspect, Montreal police raided an apartment in that city's east end.

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  • BC Liberal government throne speech borrows heavily from NDP and Greens
BC Liberal government throne speech borrows heavily from NDP and Greens

Clark didn't share many details today, stating more information would be explained in Thursday's throne speech , however, she did estimate this plan could mean 150,000 children could be eligible for a subsidy once their parents can find a child care space.

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  • Conway Thanks Those Who 'Snarkily' Called Georgia Race a 'Referendum' on Trump
Conway Thanks Those Who 'Snarkily' Called Georgia Race a 'Referendum' on Trump

The Carolina outcome was closer than in Georgia but drew little national attention. A special Georgia congressional election billed as a referendum on Trump's presidency was won by Republican Karen Handel by almost 3 points in a suburban Atlanta district over Democrat Jon Ossoff .

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  • Amit Shah rules out bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan
Amit Shah rules out bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan

After pitching for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, Shiv Sena on Friday also proposed the name of leading agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan for the post, reported DNA . "We have announced our support for Ram Nathji. In turn I also suggested him two names which he said the BJP will consider", Thackeray add...

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  • Charges framed against Sasikala in FERA violations case
Charges framed against Sasikala in FERA violations case

The proceedings against Jayalalithaa for corruption abated after her death in December a year ago. On February 15, Sasikala was sent to jail after she surrendered before a trial court at Bengaluru , a day after the Supreme Court restored her conviction in the disproportionate assets case.

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  • Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines
Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines

The State Department noted the killings in a report this year, with USA officials saying that while they want to work with the government in Manila on areas of mutual interest, they have concerns about killings by both Philippine police and vigilantes.

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  • Missing sailors found dead in ship damaged off Japan: US Navy
Missing sailors found dead in ship damaged off Japan: US Navy

The weather was clear with a swell of about 1.8m at the time. Aucoin said there would be multiple investigations into the collision, including one by the Navy's Judge Advocate General and one by the US Coast Guard. The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor who survived a direct hit to his sleeping berth during a collision at sea says her son kept diving b...

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  • EU Sure About That Hat, Your Majesty?
EU Sure About That Hat, Your Majesty?

Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more closely to business concerns about Britain leaving the European Union as she set out a Brexit-focused government programme, pared back to reflect her weakened authority. The queen's speech also omitted flagship policies that were hugely contested, including the scrapping of univer...

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  • US Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday
US Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday

The plan takes out language that would restrict federal funds for plans that cover abortion, since that could hurt the effort to pass it under "budget reconciliation" rules that require a simple majority vote. But Senator John Thune, a member of the Republican leadership, said on Tuesday the phase-out in the bill might just be three years. "None of...

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