• Macron's party makes big win in legislative election
Macron's party makes big win in legislative election

Pollsters said well over 30 percent of those who voted had picked Macron's party in the first round, a result which they said could deliver him as much as three quarters of lower house seats when the second round results come in next week. French president Emmanuel Macron waves during an inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Franc...

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  • More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump
More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump

Asked point blank if Mueller should recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe, Trump said: "Well, he's very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome". His suggestion that he was suspicious someone may have been eavesdropping on the conversation is at odds with Comey's testimony that the president requested others in the Oval...

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  • 'The View' Hosts Do Not Handle Democrats' Latest Election Loss Very Well
'The View' Hosts Do Not Handle Democrats' Latest Election Loss Very Well

That Mr Ossoff came closer to victory than any Democrat for 30 years in a traditionally Republican seat was encouraging for the party, but cold comfort especially after it pumped millions of dollars into his campaign. Ossoff spent an unprecedented $23.6 million in his runoff campaign against Republican Karen Handel , who raised $4.5 million. T...

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  • USA forces helping Philippines to retake city from IS
USA forces helping Philippines to retake city from IS

USA special forces were helping provide intelligence to the Philippine military, but were not involved in combat operations, said Lieutenant Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera, an army brigade spokesman. The government also said it was proceeding delicately, trying to avoid destroying mosques in the area, which military spokesman Herrera called "very symbolic...

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  • US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone
US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone

But since the fall of Aleppo, pro-Assad forces have been moving further east, bringing them into closer proximity with the USA forces and upping the potential for confrontation, said Ford, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute and professor at Yale.

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  • Darjeeling unrest: Locals offer prayers at Mahakal temple for 'Gorkhaland'
Darjeeling unrest: Locals offer prayers at Mahakal temple for 'Gorkhaland'

The GJM, spearheading the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, adopted a confrontationist stand yesterday with its chief Bimal Gurung threatening to intensify the stir and demanding a CBI inquiry into the alleged police firing in the hills on June 17.

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  • China, US agree aim of
China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearisation

The US made the move during high leveled talks in Washington involving Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs with President Donald Trump saying that Chinese efforts to use its leverage with Pyongyang had failed. Xi and Trump are next expected to meet again in Hamburg during the G20 Summit next month. Meanwhile, Pyongyang denied that USA student O...

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  • Johnny Depp apologises for Trump comment
Johnny Depp apologises for Trump comment

The relative with arguably more restrained criticism was Lara Trump, the wife of the president's son Eric. At least he apologized, I guess. Lara Trump called the actor's comments "really, really sad - as a family member and as an American".

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  • Gutsy Maroons set up Origin decider with thrilling fightback
Gutsy Maroons set up Origin decider with thrilling fightback

Left out of the Maroons' Origin I caning - due in part to concerns over his perceived hesitancy in defence after nearly two years out of the game - Slater is bracing for a torrid reception from the Blues , who have identified his injury as a focal point on Wednesday night.

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  • Dionne: What Americans learned from Georgia election
Dionne: What Americans learned from Georgia election

To note the significance, Handel also shared a story from the campaign trail of meeting a young girl who the Congresswoman-elect said had been following the race. "If we think we're going to win these elections because President Trump's at 35 percent, I think in districts like mine and certainly Georgia and SC, it takes more than that", said Rep.

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  • Shooting at UPS centre in San Francisco kills four
Shooting at UPS centre in San Francisco kills four

Cilia said he spoke to witnesses who had been in the meeting of UPS drivers. UPS has issued a statement about a shooting incident which took place yesterday (14 June) at its San Francisco facility. Two others were wounded. Police recovered two firearms, one of them a semi-automatic handgun. "This is a tragedy that has touched many lives t...

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  • Charles Krauthammer: Great Muslim civil war -- and us
Charles Krauthammer: Great Muslim civil war -- and us

Submarine " Krasnodar " carried out launches of cruise missiles from an underwater position. On the topic of the United States reassuring its partners especially the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Nauert said: "The SDF has been the best force to take back control of Raqqa".

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  • Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident
Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

There was a "mishap" while a plane was on the ground, said Staff Sgt. Tabatha McCarthy with the Air Force Thunderbirds public relations office. Several emergency crews are responding to a military plane accident at Dayton International Airport.

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  • Joe Cunningham, Democratic House candidate, vows to vote against Pelosi
Joe Cunningham, Democratic House candidate, vows to vote against Pelosi

Vela supported Pelosi when Ohio Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan challenged her for the top leadership position after the 2016 election. That reality was the subtext for Pelosi's taunting remarks Thursday in which she cast her Democratic critics as hungry for attention rather than serious about ousting her.

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  • Will Senate GOP healthcare bill get enough votes?
Will Senate GOP healthcare bill get enough votes?

People with pre-existing conditions: The Senate plan takes out the House provision that would impose a premium surcharge on those who lapse in coverage. GOP Sen. Arthur Heller (R-NV), who is up for re-election, said Thursday that he has "serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid ".

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  • Scalise upgraded to 'fair' condition
Scalise upgraded to 'fair' condition

He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. House Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry organized a blood drive Tuesday in support of Scalise and the other victims of last week's shooting . A staffer, lobbyist and Capitol Hill police officer also suffered gunshot wounds during the attack. Federal Bureau of Investigation officials ...

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  • Podcast: Obama's struggles to punish Russian Federation for election assault
Podcast: Obama's struggles to punish Russian Federation for election assault

The materials included antennas, electronics, computers, file cabinets and other items and points to the possibility Russians were conducting intelligence in the US, which would be illegal. A former senior official involved in White House deliberations on Russian Federation, who was not named by the Post , is quoted as saying: "It is the harde...

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  • Russia's Putin: Top goal for journalists is 'do not offend'
Russia's Putin: Top goal for journalists is 'do not offend'

At least four direct warnings - Mr Obama to Mr Putin, spy chief to spy chief, and via top diplomatic channels - appeared to have an impact, officials told the Washington Post . That cyber-weapon was never used and is now under the jurisdiction of Trump for release. The White House has sent a letter to the House Intelligence Committee that quot...

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ballistic missile, say US officials
North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ballistic missile, say US officials

Not surprisingly, the Pentagon is revving up its missile defense technology and taking North Korea's nuclear threat very seriously - despite continued questions regarding the accuracy of the country's claims about its nuclear arsenal and some of its weapons capabilities.

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  • Somalia: Al-Shabaab militants attack Mogadishu restaurant, take hostages
Somalia: Al-Shabaab militants attack Mogadishu restaurant, take hostages

Shortly after militants stormed the neighboring Pizza House restaurant and seized about 20 hostages. "The US conducted this operation in coordination with its regional partners as a direct response to al-Shabaab actions, including recent attacks on Somali forces".

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