UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

May's Conservatives see Corbyn's opposition to military action and nuclear weapons as a major weakness to be exploited in campaigning for the June 8 election. Mr Watson pulled no punches when it came to outlining the future under a Conservative gover... More..

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Substitute press briefer Sarah Huckabee Sanders struggles with impossible job
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Substitute press briefer Sarah Huckabee Sanders struggles with impossible job

FBI agents are anxious the White House will squash the biggest case majority will ever work on - the investigation of possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. I think loyalty to the c...More..

N Korea ready for dialog with United States under right conditions: Senior diplomat
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

N Korea ready for dialog with United States under right conditions: Senior diplomat

Choe did not specify what conditions would be needed for a dialogue with the Trump administration. A South Korean delegation to the two-day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing that starts Sunday could meet with ...More..

Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

Comey was leading the bureau's investigation - a separate probe to that of the Senate intelligence committee - into alleged Russian collusion. Flynn, as the most senior of the four, became the focal point of ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pakistan, China sign various agreements in Beijing

Another senior official from the southern province of Guangxi, bordering Vietnam, said on Saturday upgrading existing infrastructure to improve transportation speed "in all directions" within China is a key foc...More..

Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris

Macron's Republic on the Move (REM) party and Modem officials had been in talks all day to smooth out differences after Bayrou's party complained that they were under-represented in an initial list of 428 unvei...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

UK hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

The hackers behind the "ransomware" attack were demanding $300 worth of the online currency Bitcoin to release files from encryption, the Mirror and the Telegraph reported . NHS hospitals in England are h...More..

Iraqi's Shiite militias launch anti-IS push west of Mosul
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Iraqi's Shiite militias launch anti-IS push west of Mosul

The offensive to retake Mosul began October 17, led by Iraqi security forces and aided by the Kurdish Peshmerga, a Shiite-led militia, and the USA -led global coalition. A 35-year-old man who gave his name as...More..

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan

Stoltenberg, who said that a decision on NATO's presence in Afghanistan was due " within weeks ", stated that the alliance was not mulling over a return to combat missions in Afghanistan, but would focus on "...More..

Sharks spotted off Long Beach Cost
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sharks spotted off Long Beach Cost

In addition, the Long Beach Fire Department issued a shark advisor for an area under its purview, and warned beachgoers to enter the beach "at their own risk", CNN reported . "We just want to make sure peopl...More..

Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

A longtime political ally of President Donald Trump said in a Bloomberg Television interview Friday he is "anxious" to testify publicly to congressional committees investigating Russian meddling in the USA el...More..

Trump says Navy carriers should ditch Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump says Navy carriers should ditch Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System

And what's the difference a between steam catapult and a "digital" one? The Navy had no immediate comment. Enter the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System , generally known as EMALS. "I said, 'No you're ...More..

Euro Gains After Macron Wins As Expected, Yen Weaker
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Euro Gains After Macron Wins As Expected, Yen Weaker

They have now been whittled down, with the party aiming to contest all 577 National Assembly seats up for grabs in June. Macron's defeat of nationalist Marine Le Pen has relieved investors who had feared anot...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

UK Labour's election manifesto and Brexit plan leaked

But the veteran socialist leads a party that is divided on his leadership, which many Labour lawmakers regard as disastrous. A Ministry of Labour would be introduced to oversee increased unionisation across...More..

Former Trump security aide Flynn's papers subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Former Trump security aide Flynn's papers subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

Multiple intelligence leaks and news reports have confirmed all had contacts with Russian government officials during Trump's campaign. Burr and Warner requested the documents addressed in the Wednesday subpo...More..

Kellyanne Conway calls Anderson Cooper's epic eye roll sexist
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Kellyanne Conway calls Anderson Cooper's epic eye roll sexist

In another interview with CNN host Chris Cuomo, Conway called questioning the president's motives "inappropriate". "But here's those of us who do want the truth, OK?" Kellyanne Conway, who has been noticeab...More..

Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

On Saturday, 82 of the Chibok schoolgirls were released. She added that photographs of the 82 girls have been sent to Chibok and surrounding villages to enable the parents verify and confirm the identities of...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform

The draft was leaked to newspapers - a sign of the divisions that have deepened in the party under Mr Corbyn, whose backers have driven the move leftwards against the wishes of many MPs. But it stops short of p...More..

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for investigation…
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for investigation…

Attorneys for death row prisoners in the state called Friday for an independent investigation into the four lethal injections conducted over the past week-and-a-half. Witnesses say Williams lurched and convulse...More..

Georgia made a pretty awkward hand gesture during the Eurovision semi-final
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Georgia made a pretty awkward hand gesture during the Eurovision semi-final

The former Hometown singer performed his power ballad, Dying to Try, for the worldwide juries on Wednesday night, which counts as 50 percent of the overall vote to get through to Saturday's final . The next an...More..

European markets drop despite Macron win
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

European markets drop despite Macron win

Macron, who is strongly pro-EU was the candidate most favoured in the financial markets given that his election means virtually zero chance of France leaving either the euro or the EU. Having never before hel...More..

Aaron Hernandez murder conviction thrown out by judge
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Aaron Hernandez murder conviction thrown out by judge

Susan Garsh said in quotes reported by WBZ-TV. Bomberg asserted that Hernandez, according to a state police report, told a fellow inmate that he was aware of a law that could vacate his conviction after commit...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

5 facts about Cinco De Mayo you probably didn't know

Saturation patrols have additional officers blanketing streets known for drunken driving stops, arrests, crashes and deaths. Although the fighting continued after the battle and the French remained for another ...More..

British PM May vows energy price cap if re-elected
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

British PM May vows energy price cap if re-elected

She argued that her plans will protect about 17 million families on standard variable tariffs from "being exploited with sudden and unjustified increases in bills". So what is the problem with capping expensive...More..

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Together, they harnessed their collective talents to win the Kentucky Derby. Always Dreaming, the 9-2 co-favorite who looked ready to take on the Kentucky Derby from the moment he arrived at the track, won th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Cavs take commanding 3-0 lead in series over Raptors

Game 4 is Sunday afternoon in Toronto . The Raptors were without All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry tonight, as he injured his ankle in Game 2 after Cory Joseph was incidentally pushed by Tristan Thompson ...More..

Will seek Kejriwal's ouster if charges are proved: Hazare
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Will seek Kejriwal's ouster if charges are proved: Hazare

In a tell-all press briefing at Rajghat a day after he was sacked, the AAP leader said he had given a statement to lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal on various irregularities that he had seen during his two-year ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Korea accuses U.S., South Korea of assassination attempt

Last month, the state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun claimed US-Australian military exercises in northern Australia were preparation for nuclear war against North Korea and threatened Darwin with a potential r...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

It said the YPG "is indispensable" to defeat Isil but there is also "no avoiding the fact" that the United States is backing a force "led by PKK-trained cadres in Syria while the PKK itself continues an insur...More..

Former drama teacher seeks new role as French First Lady
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Former drama teacher seeks new role as French First Lady

According to The Mirror, the 39-year-old politician was just 16 when he chose to get married to Trogneux. Brigitte Trogneux after casting her ballot at a polling station in Le Touquet, northern France, on Sun...More..

Muslim Ban 3.0? Trump Administration Appeals to Federal Court over Entry-Ban
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Muslim Ban 3.0? Trump Administration Appeals to Federal Court over Entry-Ban

The suit in front of the 4th Circuit on Monday was brought by several refugee rights organizations, along with individual plaintiffs who claim the executive order, if allowed to go into effect, would separate t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

President Trump Signs 'Religious Liberty' Executive Order

The executive order also directs the attorney general to issue guidance that interprets religious liberty protections in federal laws. Lisa Runquist, a California lawyer who specializes in nonprofit and r...More..

US, Philippines Begin Annual Joint Military Drills, on Smaller Scale
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

US, Philippines Begin Annual Joint Military Drills, on Smaller Scale

Mr Prashanth Parameswaran, a security and foreign policy expert at Tufts University, said it is "still early days, with new leaderships on both sides, and things could change further down the line in Manila's t...More..

DeVos says she'll advocate for HBCUs
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

DeVos says she'll advocate for HBCUs

The last paragraph in his statement lists several programs that Trump says require legal review, including the Capital Financing Program that helps HBCUs get low-priced loans for construction. "Sadly and shamef...More..

Hillary Clinton, Sorest Loser in History
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Hillary Clinton, Sorest Loser in History

Last week, Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com said Clinton was right, at least about the Comey part. "And let me ask you, how would you handle an FBI Agent who forwarded thousands of classified emails to his ...More..