• Video shows USA interceptor destroying ICBM over Pacific Ocean
Video shows USA interceptor destroying ICBM over Pacific Ocean

The target vehicle, created to resemble an ICBM , took off from the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. A ground-based interceptor missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on May 30. The test was the first of its kind in almost three years. A test failure would raise new questions about the defensive sys...

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  • AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team
AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team

In fact, only hours before George Conway's tweet, Kellyanne Conway was defending Trump on NBC's "Today" show, telling anchors they had an "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president".

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  • Near-final results show Macron's party winning
Near-final results show Macron's party winning

Their strategy has been to urge voters to make sure the opposition will be big enough to have some clout in parliament . Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said that despite an abstention rate estimated at just over 50 per cent, "the message of the French people is unambiguous".

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  • Tehran Attacks Created Unity among Iranians: Larijani
Tehran Attacks Created Unity among Iranians: Larijani

Fifty-two others were injured in the attacks, according to the Interior Ministry. Today, the Intelligence Ministry announced that it had detained 41 suspects in Tehran and the western Kurdish provinces. The bodies of the victims - in coffins draped in national flags and covered with flowers - were then taken for a religious funeral procession n...

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  • United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May
United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

Mrs May is seeking a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party after losing her majority in Thursday's election. Earlier, Downing Street had said a preliminary agreement had already been secured. "Absolutely", Corbyn was quoted as saying. Her real test is likely to come when MPs vote on her programme after it is outlined in parliament by Quee...

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  • Marines killed in 14-hour Friday battle with Maute
Marines killed in 14-hour Friday battle with Maute

However, AFP Chief Ano, admitting the difficulty of the circumstances, has said clearing operations can not be rushed so as not to endanger civilians trapped in the city. The military suffered its biggest one-day loss last Friday since June 1, when 10 troops were killed in a friendly fire incident. Forty other marines were wounded, he said.

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  • British PM Theresa May's statement in Downing Street
British PM Theresa May's statement in Downing Street

To hear more about all this, we called Roger Scully once again. Tory MP Tom Tugendhat said: "I joined a party that introduced equal marriage, backs civil rights and defends freedom of faith". Theresa May did not have to call this election. "May won't be able to make any compromises because she lacks a broad parliamentary majority", he said.

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  • Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament
Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament

Both the Republican and Socialist parties which have traditionally governed during the time of the Fifth Republic, are likely to suffer. Runner-up in France's presidential election, she urged "patriotic" voters to turn out en masse in the second round June 18 and boost her party's small presence in the National Assembly.

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  • Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony
Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony

In sworn testimony to the Senate on Thursday, Comey painted Trump as untrustworthy and admitted he asked a "friend", identified as a Columbia University law professor, to release a memo of his conversations with the president to the press. He said Trump told him he had "hope" that the then-director would "let Flynn go", and that he took the suggest...

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  • Luke Bryan rooftop gig set to kick off Game 6
Luke Bryan rooftop gig set to kick off Game 6

For the first time in the playoffs, the actual Stanley Cup will be in the arena when the Predators play the Penguins in Game 6 . They'll be fighting for their playoff lives and for the chance to steal away the Stanley Cup in Pittsburgh for Game 7.

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  • New Jersey voters go to polls to replace Gov. Chris Christie
New Jersey voters go to polls to replace Gov. Chris Christie

Christie remained neutral during the campaign but said Tuesday that he voted for Guadagno . Murphy and national Democrats immediately pitched him as a bulwark against Trump and promised a departure from Christie, while Guadagno and national Republicans have come out aggressively against Murphy, bashing him for his time as an executive with Goldm...

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  • Qatar hires former United States attorney general as lobbyist
Qatar hires former United States attorney general as lobbyist

Late on Thursday, a joint statement by Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt and the UAE accused 59 individuals and 12 charity organizations in Qatar of being "linked to terror". Doha has denied the charges. In one example, the rights group said a Qatari man, who has lived in the UAE with his family for more than 10 years, was refused entry and sen...

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  • 'Bernie Would Have Won': Sanders Supporters See Hope In UK Election
'Bernie Would Have Won': Sanders Supporters See Hope In UK Election

But government data shows that more than 2 million people aged 34 or under signed up online to vote in the month before the May 22 registration deadline - compared with about 1.46 million in the same period ahead of the 2015 election. That is short of the 326 needed for an overall majority -- and 12 fewer than when May called the election. ...

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  • Iran kills man behind deadly Tehran terror attacks
Iran kills man behind deadly Tehran terror attacks

At least 17 people were killed and over 50 others injured in Tehran on Wednesday when gunmen mounted nearly simultaneous assaults on Iran's Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah...

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  • Iran Send 5 Planes of Food, Qatar Sheikh Seeks Good Relations
Iran Send 5 Planes of Food, Qatar Sheikh Seeks Good Relations

Sheikh Mohammed said Qatar was committed to solving the issue via a dialogue and that he considered the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf as the most appropriate format for such talks. It's also inconsistent with official U.S. policy, as the USA government only recognizes three nations as "state sponsors of terrorism", and Qatar...

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  • Theresa May appoints new UK Cabinet as critics circle
Theresa May appoints new UK Cabinet as critics circle

The 60-year-old leader said she had tapped experience across the "whole of the Conservative Party" when she appointed Michael Gove, a long-serving cabinet minister who had clashed with May when she was home secretary, as agriculture minister.

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  • Theresa May's speech annotated - what she said and what she meant
Theresa May's speech annotated - what she said and what she meant

As the Conservative Party loses its overall majority in the general election , the outcome has prompted many questions to be asked about the vote itself and what happens next. The Prime Minister made it clear that she will not resign before stating that she will create a minority government with the DUP. " Theresa May is certainly the stro...

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  • What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund
What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

Fulfilling a major electoral promise, President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change . "The talk of climate change actions is very important because energy reforms will inevitably hurt some vested interests", said Lin Boqiang, an energy scholar at Xiamen University ...

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  • What is a hung parliament - and what happens next?
What is a hung parliament - and what happens next?

Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP . EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, meanwhile, said May had "lost her bet", while the timetable for Brexit talks, due to begin in 10 days' time , has been thrown into disarray, rais...

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  • Qatar willing to understand Gulf concerns, ready for dialogue: Kuwaiti FM
Qatar willing to understand Gulf concerns, ready for dialogue: Kuwaiti FM

His comments Friday firmly positioned Washington in the camp of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, which severed ties with Qatar this week and accused it of sponsoring terrorism. Egypt has asked the United Nations Security Council to investigate reports that Qatar "paid up to $1 billion" to free the hostages, saying ...

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