• I guess Donald Trump was right | Reagan
I guess Donald Trump was right | Reagan

Just hours prior, New York Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice told CNN that the party was in need of a change. "I thrive on competition", Pelosi said on Thursday, defying calls for her ouster from some members of her own party after Democratic candidates lost a hotly contested Congressional race in Georgia and another race in SC earlie...

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  • White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet
White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet

Trump responded at that time, via Twitter, that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" His motivation, Comey acknowledged, was that leaking the memos "might prompt the appointment of a special counsel".

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  • Australia draws Cameroon 1:1 in FIFA Confederations Cup
Australia draws Cameroon 1:1 in FIFA Confederations Cup

He reacted fastest after Arturo Vidal seized on an error by Sanchez's Arsenal team-mate Shkodran Mustafi to score after just six minutes and help Chile edge a step closer to the last four. "We pressed on and we got the goal I thought we deserved." "There's no greater measure and were looking forward to it". So far, the performances of the Ca...

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  • Saudi king names son as heir instead of nephew
Saudi king names son as heir instead of nephew

The warm ties forged between Riyadh and Washington under the Trump administration may have helped accelerate Mohammed bin Salman's ascension as crown prince . Mohammed is also defence minister with overall responsibility for the kingdom's military intervention in Yemen. On Wednesday Trump telephoned the new Saudi crown prince to congratula...

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  • Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack
Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack

The attack took place in two adjacent areas near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. Police shot them dead. In its statement, Daesh said the attack was "revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". Now, in an online statement, ISIS said its jihadist fighters had targeted a "gathering of Jews" and warned "thi...

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  • Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags ride
Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags ride

Witnesses have scrambled to catch a teenage girl who tumbled from a theme park ride in upstate NY. Authorities say the girl fell from the vehicle and struck a tree before landing in the crowd. The girl escaped serious injury despite the eight-metre fall. A 47-year-old man, also a guest at the park, was taken to hospital and treated for a back i...

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  • Kovind files nomination for Presidential election, BJP confident of comfortable victory
Kovind files nomination for Presidential election, BJP confident of comfortable victory

After the Narendra Modi government came to power, he was appointed the Bihar Governor, from where he resigned after being named the NDA's presidential nominee. Meira Kumar was on Thursday announced as the Opposition' Presidential nominee. If elected, she will be India's second Dalit president after K R Narayanan, who served from 1997 to 2002.

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  • Darjeeling: GJM indefinite strike continues, heavy security deployed
Darjeeling: GJM indefinite strike continues, heavy security deployed

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said in Kolkata that India Rerserve Battalion's Assistant Commandant Kiran Tamang was critically injured in the violence. "It was the GJM activists who opened fire", he said. Singamari, the ground zero of protests, witnessed intense clashes spanning over three hours on June 17 .

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  • Don't resort to violence, have dialogue: Rajnath to GJM protesters
Don't resort to violence, have dialogue: Rajnath to GJM protesters

Students of the varsity and concerned citizens participating in the Gorkha Democratic Forum (People's Collective)-called rally held aloft posters in English and Nepali demanding the immediate withdrawal of paramilitary forces from the hills.

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  • BJP and Shiv Sena play games
BJP and Shiv Sena play games

If Sena's votes don't go into the ballot box in support of Kovind but remain neutral, the candidate's chances do not dim one whit. The Shiv Sena June 20 agreed to support the New Democratic Alliance presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind , who looks set to be the next president, even as a truncated opposition is bracing for an "ideological" co...

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  • Donald Trump does not intend to fire investigator Robert Mueller: White House
Donald Trump does not intend to fire investigator Robert Mueller: White House

Comey testified that Trump's tweet is what prompted him to ask a friend to slip contemporaneous memos of his conversations with Trump to reporters, to "get that out into the public square". "I think he was in his way instinctively trying to rattle Comey", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a longtime Trump confidant, said before the Thursday twe...

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  • UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety
UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

Meanwhile, cladding on 34 tower blocks in 17 council areas in England has failed fire safety tests. Residents say they were given little notice and were forced to seek emergency shelter. The Prime Minister said the Government would ensure councils take "immediate action" over the failed tests, adding: "Absolutely our first priority is people...

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  • Muslim youth stabbed to death on train
Muslim youth stabbed to death on train

He said some facts have come to light on the basis of which further investigations are going on. The CPI-M said on Saturday that such crimes are a result of "toxic campaigns" of the right-wing outfits. They might ask some passengers to record their statements. Two accused who were carrying knives allegedly attacked the boys and stabbed them. He...

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  • In UK, 34 high-rises fail fire safety tests
In UK, 34 high-rises fail fire safety tests

Some refused to leave their high-rise apartments. Some 27 high-rise residential blocks have failed fire safety tests because of the cladding used on them. It comes as the manufacturer of the insulation used to clad Grenfell Tower said they would stop using the product on high-rise buildings. The Metropolitan Police said cladding attached to Grenf...

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  • Pelosi defends leadership after special election loss
Pelosi defends leadership after special election loss

She acknowledged the attacks but added: "I think I'm worth the trouble". Trump wrote, referring to Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Her win marked an impressive rebound from polling that showed her narrowly trailing her rival as the vote approached, and signalled that Republican disillusionment about Mr.

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  • Sushma Swaraj Targets Meira Kumar Using Video, News Report
Sushma Swaraj Targets Meira Kumar Using Video, News Report

Did Meira really interrupt Swaraj "60 times", and obstructed the BJP leader from performing her duties as the leader of the opposition? Swaraj also posted an article reporting that Kumar interrupted her 60 times in 6 minutes. Swaraj had later said the Speaker did not "protect" her when a number of senior ministers raised a ruckus during the s...

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  • China defends North Korea efforts in response to Trump tweet
China defends North Korea efforts in response to Trump tweet

Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. The spokesman said "groundless" speculation of torture and beatings could be refuted by American doctors who came to North Korea at the time of Warmbier's repatriation and "recognized that his health indicators like pulse, temperature, respiration and the examinat...

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  • Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7
Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7

He said the tree was uprooted due to strong winds. The family was from Shalimar Bagh. A local, Mukhtar Ahmad, a resident of Chonti Patri Babareshi was also killed, the official said. The gondola at Gulmarg is one of the world's highest, ferrying passengers to a height of 4,100 metres (13,450 feet) for panoramic views of the snow-clad Himalayas.

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  • Queen's Speech renews doubt over Trump's state visit
Queen's Speech renews doubt over Trump's state visit

The Queen's Speech in 2013 made no mention of South Korean President Park Geun-hye's state visit. When Mr Khan's office said he had simply been saying people should not be alarmed by the additional police presence on the streets, Mr Trump accused him of making " pathetic excuses ", prompting the mayor to call for the visit to be dropped.

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  • China landslide: 15 bodies recovered, over 100 still missing
China landslide: 15 bodies recovered, over 100 still missing

The Xinhua News Agency reports 15 people have been found dead as workers retrieved the bodies from the debris on Saturday. While Xinhua had initially reported 141 people missing, it later reduced the number to over 120. "This is the biggest landslide in this area following the natural disaster in Wenchuan", said one of the local officials, reme...

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