Israel vows to react "powerfully" to errant fire from Syria

The black-and-white video showed strikes against two Syrian tanks as well as a heavy machine gun. Syria's state news agency, quoting a Syrian army communique, alleged that the Israeli strikes coincided with an attack by militants in the area and su... More..

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Yellowstone grizzly bears to be removed from endangered species list
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Yellowstone grizzly bears to be removed from endangered species list

The decision by President Donald Trump's administration to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the list of endangered species has been called "a gift to trophy hunting " by conservation groups. ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Camden evacuates tower block after Grenfell fire

East Lothian Council has not carried out any additional checks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in London last week. Housing trust Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has started work to remove 78 featu...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Portugal Mourns Following Wildfire Tragedy

A further two people were being treated for major injuries. Hundreds of firefighters are now continuing to tackle the blaze on several fronts. However, there are favorable signs in other areas of central P...More..

Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

The Panama Canal , a waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, was completed by the U.S.in 1914 after 10 years of construction. After the president and first lady Melania Trump escorted Varela ...More..

AIIB to finance Batumi bypass road project
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

AIIB to finance Batumi bypass road project

China and South Korea put aside hard feelings over Beijing's objections to a USA anti-missile system to join an annual meeting Friday on the South Korean island of Jeju of a China-backed Asian lending bank. T...More..

South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced

Colombia was second with 7.7 million people forcibly displaced and Afghanistan with 4.7 million. Another 2 million people are internally displaced. However, it is still much less dramatic leap than in 2...More..

Dozens injured in Lakeside deck collapse
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dozens injured in Lakeside deck collapse

On Saturday afternoon, emergency services from Polson, Kalispell, Evergreen, and several other departments responded to a call of a deck collapse at Glacier Camp in Lakeside off of Highway 93 S. Other patients ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

The new talk about dismissing Mueller appeared to be coming from Trump allies - including some close to White House strategist Stephen Bannon - who are increasingly frustrated with the prospect of a long and wi...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

With Warmbier in coma, North Korea's hostage 'playbook' backfires

It was 20 days before North Korea finally announced he was being detained and being accused of a "hostile act". Then in May, Yun met in the Norwegian capital of Oslo with senior officials from North Korea'...More..

UFC Veteran Tim Hague Brain Dead Following Boxing Match
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

UFC Veteran Tim Hague Brain Dead Following Boxing Match

In his UFC debut, Hague picked up a submission win over Pat Berry, unfortunately, he lost all four of his other UFC bouts that followed, continuing to fight on the Canadian regional scene, and most recently dro...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

US President Donald Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

The Post reported that the obstruction of justice investigation of the president began days after James Comey was sacked as the FBI Director on May 9. The transition order came the same day that Vice Preside...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

N. Korea says launch tested 'new type' of cruise missile

The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to Moon, a liberal elected last month who has expressed a desire to reach out to Pyongyang. North Korea unveiled a number of new weapons at a massive milit...More..

Nepal sees declining number of migrant workers to Qatar following crisis
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Nepal sees declining number of migrant workers to Qatar following crisis

Trump has echoed the accusations against Qatar, even as his defence and state departments have tried to remain neutral in the dispute among key allies. British Prime Minister Theresa May urged the leaders of S...More..

Newt Gingrich: Mueller Russia Investigation a 'Rigged Game'
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Newt Gingrich: Mueller Russia Investigation a 'Rigged Game'

Christopher Ruddy , CEO of Newsmax Media and friend of Donald Trump , floated the notion on Monday that the President might dismiss special counsel Mueller. During a hearing on Tuesday before a joint House a...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

Mr Trump's friend Chris Ruddy , CEO of Newsmax , went even further, suggesting the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mr Mueller. Rosenstein says the attorney general would be the only o...More..

Male, female or X? Oregon adds third option to driver's licenses
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Male, female or X? Oregon adds third option to driver's licenses

Earlier this year, the Canadian province of Ontario implemented the option of an X gender on licenses. SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a move hailed by LGBT rights groups, OR became the first state in the U.S. Foll...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee

Four other people, two Canadians and two Turkish Americans, were charged , D.C. police said. The measure directs the State Department , which assisted Washington police on its investigation, to waive diplom...More..

Mika family says he suffered multiple gun shots
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Mika family says he suffered multiple gun shots

Mika, an Oakland County native, now works as the director of government relations at Tyson Foods in Washington . He remains in critical condition in the ICU at George Washington University Hospital . Reps. ...More..

Zarif Says Saudi Arabia Supports Terrorists In Western, Eastern Iran
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Zarif Says Saudi Arabia Supports Terrorists In Western, Eastern Iran

One day prior to the terrorist attacks in Tehran , Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Iran had to be "punished" for what he called "its interference in the region". "The claim of forming a coalition ag...More..

Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

The essence of the matter is that President Donald Trump chose to retain ownership in his own business empire when he was appointed president . The suit , to be filed in federal court in Maryland , will ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord

David Ige (D) said at a press conference on Tuesday, ahead of signing the two bills into law. "The selfish act of the US does not only have grave consequences for the global efforts to protect the environmen...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Some EU officials had voiced hope that a stronger majority for May could allow her to make more concessions in the negotiations. Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt, who is president of the Alliance of Liberals...More..

Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'

MONDAY, JUNE 19 - Brexit talks begin Talks on Britain's exit from the European Union are due to begin. The Democratic Unionist Party have agreed in principle a deal to support a Conservative government,...More..

Crackdown Looms for Putin Critic Organizing New Wave of Protests
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Crackdown Looms for Putin Critic Organizing New Wave of Protests

The area of Tsverskaya Street near where Navalny's supporters were planning to hold their protest was hosting an officially-organized historical festival, with actors re-enacting periods of Russian history with...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Puerto Rico turnout low as voters back statehood

Puerto Rico is exempt from the US federal income tax, but it still pays Social Security and Medicare and local taxes and receives less federal funding than USA states. Results showed that 97.2 percent of those...More..

Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

President Donald Trump has scrambled U.S. diplomacy on two fronts, delivering a rebuke of Qatar at the very moment his secretary of state was trying to mend fences in the Persian Gulf, while at the same time re...More..

Backed Syrian militias push into IS-held Raqqa
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Backed Syrian militias push into IS-held Raqqa

The Observatory said rebels launched an attack on government forces near the area where the Syrian, Jordanian and Iraqi borders meet. A member of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an al...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Qatar says Turkish military to ensure its safety

Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman vowed defiantly on Thursday in an interview with Al Jazeera that Qatar would not give in to pressure to change its policies despite isolation from surrounding co...More..

Accused Leaker Reality Winner Ordered to Remain Jailed Pending Trial
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Accused Leaker Reality Winner Ordered to Remain Jailed Pending Trial

It was one of the first concrete efforts by the administration of US President Donald Trump to crack down on leaks to the media. Before her daughter was denied bail, her mother Billie Winner-Davis said "the...More..

Keith Ellison evades questions on DNC finances, Hillary Clinton's accusations
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Keith Ellison evades questions on DNC finances, Hillary Clinton's accusations

Clinton then went on to cite all the reasons she lost, including the media coverage of her use of a private email server "like it was Pearl Harbor", when really it was "the biggest " nothing burger " ever", she...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Theresa May: Human rights laws could change for terror fight

Senior Conservative sources indicated they were ready to opt out of the recent provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) if powers to stop suspects using mobile phones and computers or to i...More..

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit was 'bizarre, unseemly, unethical and un-American': WaPo columnist
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit was 'bizarre, unseemly, unethical and un-American': WaPo columnist

Just two days into President Donald Trump debut foreign trip, a member of his inner-circle has already reaped benefits to the tune of $100 million. In his Saudi speech, Mr Trump condemned "Islamic extremism...More..

Three explosions heard near London Bridge
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Three explosions heard near London Bridge

BBC reporter Holly Jones was at the bridge when the van came through and reported the van veered off the road and into crowds of people. British Transport Police said they have received reports of multiple ...More..

Trump faces tough task unwinding Obama Cuba policy
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump faces tough task unwinding Obama Cuba policy

James Williams, president of Engage Cuba, said in the report , released on Thursday. Cutting off commercial and diplomatic ties with Cuba would hurt the USA economy and threaten thousands of jobs, according ...More..