UK Conservatives Set to Lose Seats in General Election

May claimed wages in the NHS had increased, to which a man in the audience shouted that there had been a real-term salary drop of 14 per cent since 2010, adding: "So don't tell us we're getting a pay rise". But since then, Ms May's lead has been eate... More..

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Police declare attacks 'terrorist incident — TERROR IN LONDON
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Police declare attacks 'terrorist incident — TERROR IN LONDON

A taxi driver called Chris said he saw men armed with foot-long knives after a van drove on to the pavement. He said a man was cut down behind him, with blood spraying onto Jag's shirt. There is video up on ...More..

May's election landslide in doubts as poll lead slips
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

May's election landslide in doubts as poll lead slips

The Conservatives are likely to lose about 20 seats, leaving the party without an overall majority and ruining May's plan to increase her numbers in order to empower her to push through her Brexit plan and ...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Manchester Gets Ready For Grande's Benefit Concert

She will be joined on stage by music stars including Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams, Robbie Williams and Take That for the show at the Old Trafford Cricket Groun...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Kinder Morgan completes IPO to move ahead with Canadian pipeline

First Bank & Trust now owns 4,739 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 408 shares in the last quarter. 09/12/2016 - Kinder Morgan, Inc. Alphamark Advsrs Limited Lia...More..

Army convoy attacked: Congress urges Centre to negotiate with Pak
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Army convoy attacked: Congress urges Centre to negotiate with Pak

Lower Munda is 100 km from Srinagar on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. Soon after the incident, Indian troops and police personnel cordoned off the area and launched a massive search operation to nab t...More..

Trump, German Chancellor Merkel 'get along very well': White House
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump, German Chancellor Merkel 'get along very well': White House

The final, non-sequitur tweet came off even more petulant that the first two. Trudeau reiterated an argument made repeatedly to the U.S. president in Sicily, saying: "With regard to climate change in part...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

No evidence about Russia's interference in US polls: Putin

Describing terrorism as a global menace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the world community to block funding, weapons and communication modes of terrorists, in an apparent reference to Pakistan...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Mexico 3-1 Republic of Ireland

Jesus Corona, Raul Jimenez and Carlos Vela were on target for the Mexicans at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. "In terms of our preparation for the main game against Austria I thought it was excellent", he sa...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

WH offers explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Just a few hours later, Trump tweeted again (*sigh*), laughing off his mistake and writing , "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Trump later poked fun at it, saying , "Who can figure ou...More..

Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost US drilling
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost US drilling

Gasoline inventories, one of the products the crude is refined into, dropped by 2.86m barrels against expectations for a draw of close to 1.1 million barrels while distillate stockpiles unexpectedly rose by 3...More..

Details of Brexit process revealed in European Union documents
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Details of Brexit process revealed in European Union documents

Discussing Brexit , Soros - who rose to prominence as the man who broke the Bank of England for his bets against the pound in the early 1990s - warned Brussels against punishing Britain in forthcoming Bre...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Pakistan bans its cricketers from the Afghan T20 league

Last week, an agreement was reached between the ACB and PCB management to play bilateral matches at all age group levels including at the national level, in Kabul and Lahore during July and August. "The PCB ann...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Hussain Nawaz faces another grilling by JIT

A large number of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) supporters were present outside the Judicial Academy, raising slogans in favour of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Aurangzeb also accused the two members of...More..

Expedition 51 Crew Back on Earth After 196 Days
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Expedition 51 Crew Back on Earth After 196 Days

The Soyuz craft is scheduled to land in the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan around 1400 GMT, according to a statement by the European Space Agency ( ESA ). Whitson, Yurchikhin and astronaut Jack Fische...More..

Bones reportedly found in search for Matthew Leveson's remains
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Bones reportedly found in search for Matthew Leveson's remains

The discovery was made about 2.30pm on Wednesday, on the eighth day of a meticulous search of bushland south of Sydney, as Matthew's parents Mark and Faye watched on. Atkins was charged with Leveson's murder an...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

China on Thursday said it will continue to uphold the Paris Agreement after US President Donald Trump indicated his country might pull out of the accord . "I understand that if they decide to pull out it wi...More..

Gun advocates urge panel to end concealed carry permits
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Gun advocates urge panel to end concealed carry permits

In the six years since passing that law, some Republicans have advocated for further changes that would allow "constitutional carry" or scale back restrictions on carrying guns near schools. Anyone who brings a...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

White House considers returning diplomatic compounds to Russian Federation

Officials would likely give back the estates with strings attached, including revoking the diplomatic protections previously attached to the buildings, The Washington Post reported . Also, while the long-hel...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

As many as 350 people were reported wounded in the massive explosion. The president visited victims of the attack who were being treated in a hospital today; later tonight, he'll address his country on nati...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey to testify before Congress June 8

He is expected to be questioned about reports that Trump tried several times to convince him to back off of the investigation. Comey's testimony probably will focus on the private meetings the former Federal ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Israel disappointed at Trump's decision not to move United States embassy

Trump would have the power to enact the embassy law simply by failing to exercise the waiver, enabling the embassy move which he promised repeatedly during the presidential race. The United Nations' original...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump Has Multiple Escape Routes From Paris Climate Accord

Withdrawal would take effect a year after notification, which can be given at any moment. That's why I'm so concerned about President Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from The Paris Agreement. For...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

China, EU to lead to Paris deal

Why do we need it? "If the United States leaves the framework convention, the USA will become a rogue state", says Bangladeshi climate expert Saleemul Huq. appears poised to pull out of a key deal. It would...More..

Trump's communications director set to leave WHite House - Trump adviser
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump's communications director set to leave WHite House - Trump adviser

White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Mr Dubke resigned before Mr Trump left for his worldwide trip earlier this month, suggesting that his departure is no...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

The military says Maute has yet to be endorsed by Islamic State , or ISIS, as one of its affiliates. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into t. Zamboanga - which also came under siege for nearly a month ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Philippines: 10 soldiers killed in 'friendly fire'

Lorenzana admitted the AFP has run out of rockets and has resorted to using conventional bombs to strike enemy positions. "We are still investigating if there was a miscommunication, whether there was an erro...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens

At least 80 people have been killed and over 350 wounded in a suicide auto bombing in Kabul's diplomatic quarter this morning, a few hundred metres from the Indian embassy. It was not clear if the Islamic St...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

From the outside, it appears the Trump White House has spent this day fending off questions about ties to Russian Federation, relations with Germany, and staff shakeups, all of this as the president tries to ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Blast in Kabul diplomatic kills at least 9

Mohammed Nazir , a driver who has been working for the BBC's Afghan service for over four years died in the explosion . Four others had been injured, although their injuries were not "life threatening". No...More..

What's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump?
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

What's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump?

Merkel is said to have been particularly rankled by Trump's failure to "endorse language supporting free trade" or support the Paris climate agreement. U.S. president Donald Trump hit out at Germany on ...More..

UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

The Labour leader plans to raise £6.4 billion from the top 5% of earners by lowering the threshold for the 45p rate of income tax from £150,000 to £80,000 and introducing a new 50p rate for earnings above £12...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

Curtice, a professor of politics at the University of Strathclyde, said there are still many unknowns - especially whether young voters, who have shifted to Labour in large numbers, will actually turn out to vo...More..

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

Jason Kohne said . He attended the ceremony along with his wife, Elizabeth Dole, also a former USA senator. Participating in the somber, annual observance Monday at Arlington National Cemetery , Trump recou...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump to pull US from global climate deal, official says

First, the US emissions cuts were set to make up a major part - more than a fifth between now and 2030 - of the reductions achieved by the Paris climate agreement . Looking on and smiling are EPA Administrato...More..

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

Eight other men were found gunned down and thrown in a shallow ravine early Sunday in Marawi's Emi village, said police officer Jamail Mangadang. The fighting in the city of Marawi with pro-Islamic State ...More..

Langley NDP, Greens thrilled with minority announcement
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Langley NDP, Greens thrilled with minority announcement

The premier has indicated she intends to continue governing after her Liberal Party won the most seats in parliament - but fell one short of a majority - in a fiercely contested election May 9. But Spector admi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

On first day back, Trump lashes out at "fake news media"

Kushner has become a key figure in the ongoing controversy, with reports stating he asked Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak to set up a back-channel communication system between the Trump transition team a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

White House pushes back on Russia allegations

The real fun began when White House press secretary Sean Spicer opened the floor to questions. White House officials cast a back channel like the one Kushner was said to have floated to the Russians as appr...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Kushner Asked to Lay Low After Reports Connecting Him to Russia Probe

He focused heavily on leaks - both those coming out of the White House and an intelligence leak blamed on Americans about this week's deadly bombing at a concert in England. Congressional Democrats have demande...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

French President Macron meets Russian President Putin

The two countries back different sides in the Syrian conflict, with Putin behind President Bashar al-Assad and Macron part of a western coalition that supports rebel groups and has accused Assad of using ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

A flight attendant said it must belong to a man in the bathroom. Donna Basden said the man "clearly looked out of place", but he didn't say anything. Eyewitnesses have said a flight attendant used an airplane...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

Former US national security officials have suggested that such a line of communication would be out of the norm. Trump has frequently dismissed his campaign's connection with Moscow as an excuse made up by De...More..

Police says tiger who killed zookeeper is unharmed
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Police says tiger who killed zookeeper is unharmed

In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the Hamerton Zoo Park said the incident "appears to have been a freak accident" and that a "full investigation is now under way and we hope that more details can be a...More..

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

After the 1967 war, Israel annexed east Jerusalem with the Old City home to holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, and declared all of expanded Jerusalem to be its capital. "Netanyahu is trying to r...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

Police have released a picture of Salman Abedi pulling a distinctive blue suitcase through the streets of Manchester as they try to trace his movements. Police have appealed for help in finding a blue suitc...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pentagon to test new anti-missile system

GMD is an integral element of the United States' layered ballistic missile defense architecture, with interceptors at Vandenberg Air Force Base and Fort Greely, Alaska. One test involved a short-range balli...More..

After Trip's Final Day, Trump to Return to Tumult at Home
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

After Trip's Final Day, Trump to Return to Tumult at Home

The president said recent terrorist attacks in Manchester, England and Egypt underscored the need for the U.S.to "defeat terrorism and protect civilization". Following a second day of meetings at the Group of 7...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Dubke's hiring was meant to lighten the load on Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, who had also been handling the duties of communications director during Trump's first month in office. He arrived in...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

Officials there say it will be important to ensure the health of the little girl. And seriously, after watching that, who can blame them? Just minutes earlier, Fukiwara was filming the large sea lion by the...More..