79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire

The UK Press Association reported that 17 people are still being treated in London hospitals, of whom nine remained in critical care on Monday. Cundy said the "complex" and "exhaustive" inquiry will focus on a range of issues including how the bui... More..

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Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

Centrist Emmanuel Macron was sworn in as the eighth president of the French Fifth Republic in a ceremony at the Elysee Palace on Sunday. Opinion polls showed Macrons wouldwin between 360 and 427 sea...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Sachin Tendulkar congratulates shuttler Kidambi Srikanth

Though he lost the Singapore Open final to compatriot B Sai Praneeth in April, he went on to clinch the Indonesia Open title, defeating top players like Jan O Jorgensen and World No1 Son Wan-ho on the way. A co...More..

China begins push for Pak-Afghan detente
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

China begins push for Pak-Afghan detente

China and Pakistan aim to cooperate closely for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. State-run Pakistani TV showed the Chinese foreign minister and his nine-member delegation being received Saturday by P...More..

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

The Australian Defense Force is fighting IS in both Syria and Iraq under the name 'Operation OKRA .' Australian Defence Force Chief Mark Binskin said on Wednesday the operations were halted while the Austr...More..

GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada announced Friday that he is officially opposed to the Republican healthcare plan. "Any federal legislator who votes for this bill and says, oh I didn't cut Medicaid, I ...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

Sajid Javid , Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, said on Saturday night: "A failure in testing of the cladding does not necessarily mean that a building will have to be evacuated". The new...More..

Capitol Hill Police Drag Disabled Protesters Out Of Wheelchairs
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Capitol Hill Police Drag Disabled Protesters Out Of Wheelchairs

The Capitol Police answered by physically removing demonstrators, and arresting 43 of them for "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding" (which means inconveniencing). "Obamacare is a direct attack on the middl...More..

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

Analysts say his death will likely cast a shadow on relations between the United States and North Korea and compound efforts by South Korea's new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, to improve ties with the North...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

He speech closed with the crowd chanting his name. Nigel Farage has been trolled on Twitter for his response to Jeremy Corbyn's speech at Glastonbury Festival. Following on from a campaign trail that sa...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Gerrymandering not a factor in Wyoming GOP dominance

The AP analyzed the results of last fall's USA and state House elections across the nation, examining the percentage of races lacking major party opposition and calculating state partisan advantages using a sta...More..

Garcia shares lead as Rumford improves at BMW International
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Garcia shares lead as Rumford improves at BMW International

The Spanish golfer totalled 272 to tie for second place along with Englishman Richard Bland (69) and Belgium's Thomas Detry (66). And after carding five birdies and two bogeys in his first 14 holes,...More..

Israel attacks Syrian posts after cross-border fire from Syria
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Israel attacks Syrian posts after cross-border fire from Syria

Saturday's so-called retaliatory strikes targeted Syrian positions north of Golan Heights where rockets were allegedly fired from on Israeli territories. Damascus says Israel and its Western and regional allies...More..

Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit

In a statement filed with the court June 16 , Trump said she had "no involvement in the conception, design, production or sale of the Hettie shoe", the sandal at the center of the suit by Florence shoemaker ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

He fired 60 shots as he stalked the Alexandria, Virginia field, injuring Scalise and three others, from a modified 7.62mm caliber SKS rifle and a 9mm handgun before he was killed, likely by Capitol Police offic...More..

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Reinforcements of Police and CRPF were sent to recover the body, shifted to Police control room for identification and at JKP higher officials denied that any of their personnel was missing. He said this killin...More..

Louis officer injured by 'friendly fire' after police chase of stolen vehicle
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Louis officer injured by 'friendly fire' after police chase of stolen vehicle

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a stolen vehicle crashed near the off-duty officer's home, and he came outside with his service weapon to help. But a department summary of the incident, released Th...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sultan declares Sunday Eid-id-Fitr day

Most public and private employees are off-duty during the feast, although street sellers, shops and a number of businesses remain at work, as people tend to shop more to buy gifts for their family, friends and ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority

Tim Ryan of OH told reporters about why the group got together. Hoyer said about the 2018 midterms, "I think we can win back the House, I really believe that". She also dismissed the notion that the Republi...More..

Korea may get North to co-host Olympic ski events
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Korea may get North to co-host Olympic ski events

Pyongyang boycotted the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Olympics, which were both held in Seoul , but has since taken part in worldwide sports competitions south of the border, most recently the 2014 Asian Gam...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearization

Trump said in a tweet which came hours before the US and China were set to meet in Washington to talk about North Korea. "Both sides will have to work out ways to rein in North Korea and roll back its acc...More..

Mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment, Texas police say
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment, Texas police say

But her account of that day changed over the course of several interviews with investigators until she acknowledged on Friday that she left them in the vehicle intentionally, the Parker County Sheriff's Office ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Firing Mueller would be a stupid, reckless act even for Trump

Terminating Mueller would be the second time Trump has fired a senior law enforcement official investigating the Russian Federation issue - the first being Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Co...More..

Frank Kush, coach who built ASU into powerhouse, dies at 88
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Frank Kush, coach who built ASU into powerhouse, dies at 88

Former Colts and longtime Arizona State head coach Frank Kush has died at the age of 88. Kush was a part of the Arizona State family since 1955 and served in many roles over the years, most recently as an...More..

Sunderland celebrates Armed Forces Day
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sunderland celebrates Armed Forces Day

Ms Chapman said: "I am delighted to support our Forces, serving personnel and Veterans and their families, on Armed Forces Day". More than 300 other events have taken place around the world as part of the cel...More..

Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

The family of a man suspected of driving a rented van into Muslim worshippers after they left prayers at a north London mosque said they are devastated at the "madness" of the attack . In a statement on beha...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

President Trump claims solar panels will pay for his Mexican wall

Trump's claim about Mexico is based on a International Institute for Strategic Studies survey that measures deaths related to 'armed conflict.' It found that 23,000 people died past year in Mexico's narc...More..

Does Trump think Russian Federation hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Does Trump think Russian Federation hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know

He added that the White House press team is very available and that the briefing is just one avenue to be available to the press. Asked during a late April interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation" whether he be...More..

Sears closes another 20 stores
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears Canada can obtain $450 million in debtor-in-possession financing, which is expected to allow the company to maintain operations during the court-supervised restructuring process . Two Sears and Sears Au...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

800 households evacuated in London among fire concerns

Those living in the Taplow block on the Chalcots estate are to be rehoused in temporary accommodation following a joint inspection of the block by the London Fire Brigade and Camden Council. "Preliminary tests ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Capability, experience must supersede all considerations for President: Meira

Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar has been announced as the Congress-led-Opposition' Presidential nominee on Thursday. Daughter of former Deputy Prime Minister and prominent Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram, ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

UK PM Thersa May and DUP have largely agreed support deal

Mrs May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result and on Monday faced her MPs and vowed to govern. But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premiershi...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

With four GOP senators saying they can't support this version, McConnell is a couple of votes short and has his work cut out for him. Can the Senate pass its version of the health care bill before July 4?...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Brexit talks to focus on orderly exit

He said: "These are sombre times for so many reasons, yet at long last we need to focus also on the Brexit talks". Davis brushed off a suggestion that a weakened Conservative government had dropped objectio...More..

Another terror group attacks school in North Cotabato
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Another terror group attacks school in North Cotabato

Government troops are now engaged in fierce battle with Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) after the terrorists attacked the village of Malagakit in Pigcawayan town in North Cotabato and...More..

Flags to fly half-mast on Tuesday after Philippines marks independence
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Flags to fly half-mast on Tuesday after Philippines marks independence

However, ISIS still controls more than a third of the city. Following his designation as emir, the Maute Group designated itself as a chapter of ISIS by calling itself IS-Ranao, since they were based in L...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

Wednesday's discussions replace a sprawling strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. Those talks rarely produced significant results. Sen. Rob Portman said Wednesday he met ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Family of Otto Warmbier declines autopsy

A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said China did not exert "so-called economic or diplomatic pressure" in its interactions with other countries. Otto Frederick Warmbier, a University of Virginia student ...More..

Former Homeland boss outlines Russian Federation threat
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Former Homeland boss outlines Russian Federation threat

Let me just be very clear: At no point during my tenure at the DNC was I contacted by the FBI , DHS or any government agency or alerted or made aware that they believed that the Russians, an enemy state, was i...More..

London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP

Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: The Conservatives can not go from weak and wobbly to business as usual in three days. Commons leader Andrea Leadsom said the government had "agreed with Bucking...More..

Trump's Cuba policy has some support but less popular than Obama's
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump's Cuba policy has some support but less popular than Obama's

Now Trump wants to undermine those achievements and turn them into a policy of mutual mistrust, she added, referring to the announcement made by the president last Friday in Miami, Florida. Instead, the US pres...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border

Russian Federation however managed to establish good relations with both Saudi Arabia and Qatar , as well as with other countries in the region, in contrast with the current approach adopted by the USA leade...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

U.S. and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat

Moon's spokesman Park Soo-hyun told the media that the President expressed regrets for the USA university student's death in the letter sent to the Warmbier family. Young Pioneer Tours said Tuesday on Fa...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

58 presumed dead in London tower blaze, police say

He says "my heart goes out to those affected". Dozens of people are still believed to be inside Grenfell Tower , according to police. Adding that the figure could increase, Mr Cundy said more people may ha...More..

Tully seeks to replace Pisasale in Ipswich
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tully seeks to replace Pisasale in Ipswich

Mr Pisasale arrived in the dock in Brisbane Magistrates Court soon after proceedings began at 9am. Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale, wearing a hospital gown and pyjamas, announces his resignation. Local Ipswich ...More..

Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting at congressional baseball practice
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting at congressional baseball practice

A top Federal Bureau of Investigation official says that the man who opened fire at a Republican baseball practice a week ago didn't appear to be targeting a specific individual and that the attack appears to h...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Stand on Presidential nominee after meet with party leaders: Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray also said the Sena would clear its stand on supporting the BJP nominee after a meeting with party leaders in Mumbai Wednesday. At this meeting, he is expected to solicit and secure the Sena's su...More..

Bihar School Education Board Class 10 result likely to be declared today
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bihar School Education Board Class 10 result likely to be declared today

Matriculation results are likely to be delayed post revision of marks. The students of Bihar 10th class have to score minimum 33% in order to gain the passing marks however the grace system and the supp...More..

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Richard Wagner, chief deputy of the St. Clair County sheriff's office, said afterward that Hodgkinson was told about the shooting by a journalist and has been with the Federal Bureau of Investigation since th...More..

Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

Kushner will meet Wednesday in Jerusalem with Netanyahu and in Ramallah with Palestinian President Abbas in order to hear from the two how they would like to move forward toward a renewal of the peace pro...More..