• Celtics announce completion of trade with Sixers
Celtics announce completion of trade with Sixers

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made it official - the Sixers get to pick the No. 1 overall in this year's edition of the National Basketball Association draft. Danny Ainge shed some light on his motives for sending the No. 1 overall pick to Philadelphia for the No. 3 and a highly protected first-rounder down the road.

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  • Cardiff terror suspect's family
Cardiff terror suspect's family "shocked"

Earlier this month, a van veered into pedestrians on London Bridge, setting off vehicle and knife attacks that killed eight people and wounded many others on the bridge and in the nearby Borough Market area. Osborne's sister, Nicola, said her brother had been " troubled for a long time ". By Tuesday morning, Finsbury Park had returned to so...

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  • EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing
EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing

Britain's divorce from the European Union (EU) was always going to be an extremely delicate affair, after recent events, however, the timing of Brexit negotiations couldn't be worse. First, they want a guarantee that Britain will honor its previous budget commitments to the European Union, which could be as much as $100 billion.

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  • Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul
Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiling a health care bill that makes deep cuts in Medicaid and end the Affordable Care Act's ( ACA ) mandate that most Americans have health insurance. The S.C. Hospital Association, which represents more than 60 hospitals across the state, issued a public statement Friday explaining that the proposed ...

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  • GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week
GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week

He noted that there "isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums", and that to say otherwise would be a "lie". Some of those lawmakers could eventually change their stances after potential amendments to the plan. The Senate Republican bill is a tax giveaway to the wealthiest Americans; the top one-tenth of the one percent would receive th...

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  • Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill
Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), seems dead set on holding a full vote in the chamber next week on the 142-page Obamacare repeal and replace plan he veiled Thursday, June 22. "And I'm announcing today that in this form, I simply will not support it". " Any federal legislator who votes for this bill and says, oh I didn't cut Me...

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  • Opp to field former Speaker Meira Kumar
Opp to field former Speaker Meira Kumar

While the NDA has chosen Ram Nath Kovind as its candidate, the Opposition has gone for Meira Kumar. The NDA, including Shiv Sena and the Peoples Democratic Party of Jammu and Kashmir, which has extended support to Kovind, commands the support of 48.93 per cent in the electoral college made up of MPs and MLAs.

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  • Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit: Queen's Speech
Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit: Queen's Speech

Parliament then votes on the agendas laid out in the speech. After four terror attacks and a deadly tower block blaze that have darkened the national mood in the past three months, anti-government campaigners also staged " Day of Rage " protests that converged outside parliament.

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  • Trump gives Pentagon authority to set Afghanistan troop levels
Trump gives Pentagon authority to set Afghanistan troop levels

Officials have said the strategy in Afghanistan needs to be flexible enough to provide the tools needed for Afghan forces to put more pressure on the Taliban . "These are troops that are specifically trained by our US Army to go out in the field and you apply them with the brigades, the Afghan brigades". "Today, every operating domain ...

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  • Belgium Detains 4 People in Brussels Train Station Attack Probe
Belgium Detains 4 People in Brussels Train Station Attack Probe

From Nice to London, men acting alone with guns, knives or trucks have carried out deadly assaults following calls by Islamic State for followers to attack in their home countries, rather than fight in Syria and Iraq as it loses ground there.

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  • Modi arrives in Portugal
Modi arrives in Portugal

Top US lawmakers have urged president Donald Trump to prioritise the elimination of trade and investment "barriers" by India during his upcoming meeting with India prime minister Narendra Modi , saying they "significantly harm" American businesses and workers.

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  • Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148
Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

When the fire subsided, "we saw bodies everywhere, so many were just skeletons". Firefighters fought the flames for more than two hours before they could extinguish it. "Army Aviation helicopters sent for evacuation of casualties to hospitals (and) burn centres". Serious burn victims, several in critical condition, were airlifted by helicopter ...

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  • Qatar signs $12B deal to buy F-15 jets from US
Qatar signs $12B deal to buy F-15 jets from US

Bloomberg News reported the deal was for 36 jets. Qatar denies allegations that it supports terrorism and has vowed not to give up its independent foreign policy. However, Tillerson distanced away from Trump's opinion on the matter. Leaders pointed to Qatar - look! Trump tweeted June 6. Also, on June 9, the Saudi authorities ordered hotels a...

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  • UAE, Saudi, Bahrain airspace ban only for Qatar firms
UAE, Saudi, Bahrain airspace ban only for Qatar firms

Earlier it was reported that Cavusoglu will visit Qatar on June 14. "Qatar has been an impartial diplomatic mediator in resolving crises and disputes between brotherly and friendly countries and will continue to be a major player in the worldwide community", the ministry said in a statement.

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  • Orlando remembers Pulse nightclub shootings on first anniversary
Orlando remembers Pulse nightclub shootings on first anniversary

One year later, memorials all around the world are honoring the 49 victims who lost their lives in what's being called the deadliest shooting in us history. Barbara Poma, owner of Pulse nightclub, Patty Sheehan, city commissioner, and Regina Hill, city commissioner, attend the public remembrance ceremony on Monday.

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  • Watch Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn send Glastonbury festival wild with speech
Watch Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn send Glastonbury festival wild with speech

Appearing between British singer-songwriter Craig David and USA rap act Run The Jewels , Corbyn - who promised during campaigning to abolish tuition fees - said he was proud to have led Labour into an election that delivered the biggest increase in the party's support since 1945.

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  • Survivors leap into water tanks to escape Portugal's deadly fires
Survivors leap into water tanks to escape Portugal's deadly fires

Prime Minister Antonio Costa called it "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years". But the number of those injured and killed has since risen to 43 fatalities and 59 wounded, according to BBC News . "The UN stands ready to assist in any way possible", the Secretary-General concluded. Dozens of people who fled were taken in...

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  • Eid al-Fitr 2017
Eid al-Fitr 2017

He wished the Muslim faithful and the nation a merry Eid el-Fitri. Common greetings during this holiday are the Arabic greeting which is known by the whole world as 'Eid Mubārak. Wishing you a blessed and happy Ramadan! They also try to avoid evil thoughts and deeds. May the blessings you seek during the holy month of Ramadan make you a better ...

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  • On Brexit's Anniversary, Brussels Rebuffs May
On Brexit's Anniversary, Brussels Rebuffs May

Telling members of the Conservative Party to stop being "self-indulgent" at a time when local media are rife with reports about who will replace May, he said: "I happen to think we've got a very good prime minister". An important point of difference is the EU's demand that European citizens should be able to uphold their rights in the European C...

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  • Droopy Mastiff crowned 2017 world's ugliest dog (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Droopy Mastiff crowned 2017 world's ugliest dog (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The giant Mastiff named Martha won the judges with her droopy face. Leaving the contest with $1,500, a trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances , Martha was rescued by the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project in Sonoma County when she was almost blind.

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