• 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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  • Nitish Kumar's JD-U to support Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential elections
Nitish Kumar's JD-U to support Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential elections

The AIADMK's rebel faction led by former Chief Minister O Pannerselvam today chose to back NDA's Ram Nath Kovind for the July 17 presidential poll. Palaniswami said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested the party's support for Kovind over phone and the decision was taken after consulting the party legislators and ministers.

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  • Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win
Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

And they've been winning a lot. Handel devoted much of her speech to thanking national and state Republicans for backing her campaign before making a direct appeal to Ossoff's supporters. Most or all are running again, and though Democrats may try to field stronger opponents against many, the Georgia result won't help recruitment. Had the p...

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  • Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election
Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

While it's been an established fact for a while now, Trump has vacillated on the issue for months. Trump used the words "if Russian Federation was working so hard on the 2016 Election ", implying that he still isn't convinced that Russian Federation directly interfered in the 2016 Presidential election via cyber-attacks or other means.

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  • Senate GOP Rolls Out HC Alternative
Senate GOP Rolls Out HC Alternative

Democrats already deeply opposed Republican attempts to overhaul former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has previously said he wants the full Senate to vote on the measure next week, but it's not clear if the GOP will have the votes to pass it.

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  • Two US soldiers killed, two wounded in attack by Afghan soldier
Two US soldiers killed, two wounded in attack by Afghan soldier

ON my way here I was informed that United States service members were killed and wounded in an attack in Afghanistan . Ismail Shinwari, a district governor in Achin , said the incident happened in the Pekha Valley region of the Achin district .

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  • Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election
Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

June 15, 2016: Trump campaign says DNC hacked itself. Johnson revealed that the DNC had declined an offer by the Department of Homeland Security to help them after their email servers had been hacked. Officials say Oklahoma election systems weren't targeted by the Russian government a year ago despite evidence saying at least 20 other st...

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  • 'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he's under investigation
'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he's under investigation

Trump criticized an unnamed "man who told me to fire ... Witch Hunt ", the president wrote in his tweet . In a tweet Friday morning, President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey . Donald Trump seemed to confirm for the first time that he was under federal investigation on Twitter on Friday...

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  • President Trump says he didn't tape conversations with Comey
President Trump says he didn't tape conversations with Comey

There apparently are no tapes that could confirm what exactly happened in those chats. Mr Comey, who was running the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between associates of the president and Russians seeking to influence last year's election before he was sacked on May 9, says Mr Trump pressed him to drop the inquiry into former Nationa...

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  • Trump says he never recorded his conversations with James Comey
Trump says he never recorded his conversations with James Comey

Trump's denial puts an end to speculation that arose after he tweeted May 12 that, "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Comey detailed his in-person meetings and phone conversations with Trump, defending his account of events that included the president telling Comey he "h...

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  • Grenfell Tower survivors to be rehoused in luxury complex
Grenfell Tower survivors to be rehoused in luxury complex

Ms Constance said: "While we're confident that in Scotland we have stringent building and fire safety regulations which contribute to keeping people safe, following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower it is imperative that we undertake a thorough and critical review of our regulations".

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