• I didn't make tapes of chats with fired FBI chief
I didn't make tapes of chats with fired FBI chief

The California congressman said president's tweets "stop short of denying WH has any tapes in possession". Mr. Trump appeared to be referring to his statements over the months, which Mr. Those accusations are believed to now be part of an independent Justice Department probe into possible illegal obstruction of the investigation by the pres...

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  • Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike
Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

The video has been viewed more than 170,000 times. Field operatives from the Quds Force, the branch of the Guards responsible for operations outside Iran's borders, gathered intelligence on the targets inside Syria before the strike, the Guards'statement said .

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  • Congressional shooter acted alone, FBI says
Congressional shooter acted alone, FBI says

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that Scalise "is on the road to recovery " but it will take some time. Scalise, 51, of Louisiana, the third-ranking House Republican , was among four people shot June 14 by a gunman identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, who died after a shootout with police.

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  • Passports will now be in both English and Hindi, announces Sushma Swaraj
Passports will now be in both English and Hindi, announces Sushma Swaraj

Earlier, the passport used to be issued only in the English language. The announcement came after Sushma Swaraj spoke about easing of rules to apply for a passport a year ago in December. "We have set up a target that no one has to travel more than a radius of 50 kms to get a passport", she said, adding her ministry and the DoP are working to map...

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  • GOP turnout confounds pollsters in Georgia election
GOP turnout confounds pollsters in Georgia election

The loss also renewed the focus on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , who was demonized by the GOP side in the Georgia race. "I know it's easy to feel disappointed and defeated", Lujan said in a video message to Democrats . Tom Price , who now serves as heath and human services secretary. " Our brand is worse than Trump ", he said. Some D...

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  • Syria: France's Macron no sees no clear successor for Assad
Syria: France's Macron no sees no clear successor for Assad

Leading a discussion on counter terrorism at the European Council summit, Mrs May urged EU leaders to help to "rid terrorist material from the internet in all our languages". May will discuss the matter at the summit's evening session. "Not for dreams and uncertainty #Brexit". European leaders will discuss the thorny topic of worldwide trade on t...

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  • Almost 65 million people are displaced
Almost 65 million people are displaced

The figures released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday showed that 10.3 million of the world's displaced people fled their homes past year alone, including 3.4 million who crossed global borders to become refugees . Idoko said the society needed to provide the displaced persons with opportunities to rebuild their lives, reintegrate and fac...

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  • Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says
Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

Qatar has confirmed receiving the 13-point list of demands on Thursday from Kuwait , which is mediating the dispute, but has not yet commented on them. Erdogan spoke with Saudi leaders and both sides emphasized the determination to strengthen the Turkish-Saudi ties, and the Turkish president congratulated Mohammed bin Salman on the election of t...

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  • A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers
A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers

TRUMP isn't under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller , a member of the president's legal team said, despite Trump's repeated comments on social media that he's the target of a "witch hunt". When Wallace pointed out that Sekulow had just admitted the President was under investigation, Sekulow reiterated that he had not been notified...

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  • Europe's damning verdict: Britain threw in the towel in Brexit talks
Europe's damning verdict: Britain threw in the towel in Brexit talks

Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party believe they can stop Britain leaving the European Union without a deal if such a situation should arise, news media reported on Tuesday. However, the British press doesn't share the same opinion and rushed to accuse the Brexit team of surrendering to Brussel's demands fro...

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  • Finsbury Park terror attack: Victim Makram Ali died of 'multiple injuries'
Finsbury Park terror attack: Victim Makram Ali died of 'multiple injuries'

Charles added that he was "deeply impressed" by the imam who shielded the suspect until police arrived, praising his "remarkable actions on that awful occasion". Bishop Howarth said: "After a weekend which saw thousands coming to The Great Get Together events celebrating what different communities have in common, the news of the terrorist attack ...

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  • Obama blasts Senate health plan for its
Obama blasts Senate health plan for its "fundamental meanness"

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell hopes to push it through his chamber next week but solid Democratic opposition - and complaints from at least six Republicans - have left its fate unclear. For the next two years, the Senate would also provide money that insurers use to help lower out-of-pocket costs for millions of lower income people.

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  • Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'
Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

The Court in a 6-1 majority, with Justice William Atuguba, as the only dissenting judge, said the NDC government breached the constitution which requires that all global agreements be brought before it for ratification. But he disagrees, saying, "all treaties, AGREEMENTS and conventions" entered into/executed by the President (ostensibly on Ghana's...

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  • Al Jazeera: Kuwait hands Qatar a list of demands from boycotting countries
Al Jazeera: Kuwait hands Qatar a list of demands from boycotting countries

The US interest, according to State Department officials, is primarily to just get this resolved one way or another, as they've expressed annoyance at the situation having seemingly stagnated with both sides refusing to budge, and US officials are expressing concern that the blockade may ultimately start inconveniencing some of America's many regi...

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  • Facebook Has a New Program in the UK to Combat Extremists
Facebook Has a New Program in the UK to Combat Extremists

Technology companies were criticised in the wake of the recent London Bridge terror attack, when Theresa May claimed social media sites provided terrorists with "safe places" online. "We know we have more to do - but through our platform, our partners and our community we will continue to learn to keep violence and extremism off Facebook", she sa...

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  • Rita Ora on London fire, paying for her tour and 'Boy Band'
Rita Ora on London fire, paying for her tour and 'Boy Band'

As the song was debuted across BBC radio channels, fans shared their thoughts... But even people who wouldn't normally listen to rap were moved by his words. "Please donate what you can", while Tomlinson posted: "Please give all you can to help!" Besides buying the single, Cowell called for donating at artistsforgrenfell.com to support those af...

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  • Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan
Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the House bill would cause 23 million people to lose coverage by 2026. Senator majority leader Mitch McConnell is trailed by reporters as he walks to the Senate floor of the US Capitol after unveiling a draft Bill on healthcare.

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  • Seth Meyers Rubs Trump's Nose in His Excremental Approval Rating
Seth Meyers Rubs Trump's Nose in His Excremental Approval Rating

President Trump has hit another new personal low in another approval poll - this one showing that only 36% of Americans support his performance so far. "Trump should still be in his honeymoon period among Republicans", Bump observes. Trump's handling of the investigation has lowered some Americans' opinion of him - 35 percent, compared with 60 ...

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  • German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king
German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

Although no one was hurt, the king's bodyguards alerted the local police. The 14-year-old, along with a 13-year-old (who cannot be questioned because of his age), are suspected of shooting from the garden or the window of a house against a group of cyclists attended by the King who regularly visits Bavaria.

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  • United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious': May
United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious': May

The EU citizens , under the special category of "settled status", would get the same rights to work, pensions, NHS care and other public services as British citizens, which they will maintain for life. While there was a cautious welcome from Merkel, others were less forthcoming. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that as an Anglophile, "I hate...

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