• Lopez Rivera joins Puerto Rican Day Parade float
Lopez Rivera joins Puerto Rican Day Parade float

On June 11, millions of Puerto Ricans will head to the polls to decide the political status of the Caribbean island. His party also has noted that the U.S. After the filing , Breitbart News reported that Puerto Rico's public pension plans have only $1.8 billion in assets to pay $45 billion in liabilities .

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  • BIFF hostages rescued in North Cotabato
BIFF hostages rescued in North Cotabato

AT LEAST six suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were reported to have been killed in a firefight with government troops in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato, on Wednesday, the military said Thursday. The town is in North Cotabato province in the center of Mindanao island. As fighting spread, several hundred civilians fle...

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  • Canadian army sniper sets record for longest kill shot
Canadian army sniper sets record for longest kill shot

In a unique record of sorts, a bullet fired by a Canadian sniper aiming to kill an ISIS fighter in Iraq has surpassed the previous longest-confirmed kill by nearly 1,000 meters. The shot, according to the paper, disrupted an ISIS attack on Iraqi security forces. The sniper's name and location weren't released for operational reasons.

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  • Myanmar military plane missing; search ongoing in Andaman Sea
Myanmar military plane missing; search ongoing in Andaman Sea

The military said that three bodies, including a child and two adults, were found 35 kilometers from the southern coastal town Launglon by a navy ship. Min Aung Hlaing , said contact was lost when the plane was believed to be about 32 kilometres to the west of Dawei, formerly known as Tavoy. The commander-in-chief's office said the plane lost con...

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  • College Professor Suspended Indefinitely After Appearing On Tucker Carlson
College Professor Suspended Indefinitely After Appearing On Tucker Carlson

She was given a letter, signed by the vice president of academic affairs Jeffrey Lee , that said she was suspended "until further notice". She had to turn over her grade book to Christopher Rivera, chairperson of the Humanities Division.

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  • London man died after mosque attack with
London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"

Makram Ali , 51, had been taken ill shortly before the attack and was already receiving first aid from a member of the public when the van crashed. It will be important for police and prosecutors to determine if he died as a direct result of the van attack.

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  • UK: Duke of Edinburgh hospitalised for infection
UK: Duke of Edinburgh hospitalised for infection

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II , has been admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. Prince Philip is a mentor, president and member of more than 780 organizations. In the hours before the announcement, wild speculation swirled in the British pr...

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  • RJD attacks JD (U) for support to BJP candidate for President
RJD attacks JD (U) for support to BJP candidate for President

The Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was in Patna on Tuesday to participate in the Iftar, described Kovind as a BJP ideologue and said the opposition wanted a "neutral" candidate not belonging to any political party per se. Though Kumar's government in Bihar is supported by Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress, he still chose to trea...

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  • Against Grand Alliance Will, Nitish Declares his Support for Kovind
Against Grand Alliance Will, Nitish Declares his Support for Kovind

Now that the ruling NDA government has announced that former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is their candidate for the upcoming Presidential election, the various Opposition parties will be meeting on Thursday to decide their Presidential candidate.

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  • Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries
Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries

Flame-throwing challenger Corey Stewart , the chair of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, has touted his former role as the Trump campaign chairman and has challenged Gillespie to pledge his allegiance to Trump. Ed Gillespie won the Republican gubernatorial nomination with 44% to Corey Stewart's 43% with 99% of the precincts report...

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  • Cardinal Nichols: prayers, support for Muslim community following attack
Cardinal Nichols: prayers, support for Muslim community following attack

A white van ploughed into a crowd of people gathered outside the Finsbury Park mosque just after midnight on Monday. I saw him on TV and recognised him straight away. They added: "Its madness. It's madness. It is obviously sheer madness", the family's statement said. British Prime Minister Theresa May has visited the Finsbury mosque in L...

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  • USA senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release
USA senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

If dropped, it could cost the bill some votes from conservatives which could prove to be a problem as Senate Republicans can only afford to lose two party votes of the 52. "No one has shared it, we used to complain like hell when the democrats ran the Affordable Care Act now they're... we're doing the same thing", said Arizona Republican Sen.

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  • Presidential polls: BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar
Presidential polls: BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar

Meira Kumar was rumoured to be the party's frontrunner all this while. He, however, said a detailed discussion would be held on the matter within the JD (U). The Shiv Sena, a key constituent of the BJP-led coalition, on Tuesday said it would back the BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind , saying he is a "simple and decent human being".

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  • Iran kills Isis 'mastermind' of Tehran attacks as crackdown on militants continues
Iran kills Isis 'mastermind' of Tehran attacks as crackdown on militants continues

Iran said on Thursday that gunmen and bombers who attacked Tehran on Wednesday were Iranian members of ISIS who had fought in the militants' strongholds in Syria and Iraq - deepening the regional ramifications of the assaults. "Allah permitting, this brigade will be the first of jihad in Iran, and we ask our brothers the Muslims to follow us, as ...

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  • Trump suggested top intel officials refute collusion with Russians
Trump suggested top intel officials refute collusion with Russians

Two intelligence chiefs let it slip that the president had urged them to publicly deny that there existed any collusions between the Trump administration and Russian officials, a piece of information that really surprised Mueller and his team, according to a CNN report.

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  • London Mosque Attack: Suspect identified as Darren Osborne
London Mosque Attack: Suspect identified as Darren Osborne

Neighbour Khadijeh Sherizi said: "I saw him on the news and I thought "oh my God" that is my neighbour". I poked him but he didn't respond so I called 101. The van was driven at people who were helping him. "At this stage in the investigation, it is believed that the suspect acted alone but we are of course investigating all the circumstances lea...

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  • USA shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
USA shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

CBS News correspondent David Martin reports the drone came too close to one of the outposts of US -backed fighters outside of their main base in Tanf. The truce was meant to be extended but now appears to have collapsed. Tuesday's statement from the worldwide coalition stressed that the global effort remained focused on ISIS but said that coali...

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  • US will take weapons from Kurds after Islamic State defeat: Turkey
US will take weapons from Kurds after Islamic State defeat: Turkey

In a letter to Turkey's Defence Minister Fikri Isik , Mattis said the United States had taken intensive and determined measures regarding Turkey's security concerns, and would provide a monthly list of the weapons and equipment supplied to the group, recalling that the first inventory list was submitted earlier in June.

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  • Iran identifies IS assailants in twin attacks
Iran identifies IS assailants in twin attacks

Iran also has been fiercely opposed to the militant group. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed Saudi Arabia for the attacks. But no proof or specifics were offered. Over 40 people were wounded in the attack. The ministry released their photographs and first names. Iran is a key fighting force against IS and other groups in ...

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  • Senate health care draft would bring wide changes
Senate health care draft would bring wide changes

Despite a broad range of senators serving on the health care working group, most Senators and even working-group members have not seen the bill yet. A draft outline circulating among lobbyists and Senate aides said Republicans would propose to give states more latitude to opt out of Obamacare regulations and limit money for Planned Parenthood ...

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