Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling'

During a closed door meeting on Capitol Hill last Tuesday, Pelosi told key Democratic committee leaders "I want to see him in prison" rather see Trump be impeached, according to officials familiar with the conversation. How much more can they bear of... More..

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U.S. President Trump lauds meeting with Britain's
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

U.S. President Trump lauds meeting with Britain's "Prince of Whales"

Trump said the higher tariffs on American wine are "not fair" and pledged that his administration "will do something about it". The carve-out is a win for both Asian manufacturers including JinkoSolar Holdin...More..

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange to be extradited to US
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange to be extradited to US

By certifying the request, Mr Javid has effectively rubber-stamped it so it can now be considered by the court. Talking to BBC Radio, Javid said that it was for the courts to decide whether Assange should...More..

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared

On Wednesday, tens of thousands of protesters tried to storm key government buildings demanding the bill be scrapped. Activists have called for protests to resume on Sunday. Police spokesman Gong Weng Chun ...More..

2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz

But officially, police have acknowledged the arrest of only one suspect. Meran declared Garcia was innocent. Local authorities are waiting for him to undergo treatment before questioning him. Martinez and Ortiz...More..

British lawmakers reject opposition move to block no-deal Brexit
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

British lawmakers reject opposition move to block no-deal Brexit

He argued the party should not vote for "the same old insiders" and a leader from a "new generation" was needed. Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said it would have acted as a "safety valve" enabl...More..

Family of another American who died at Dominican Republic resort seeks answers
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Family of another American who died at Dominican Republic resort seeks answers

U.S. State Department officials have issued a travel advisory for American tourists heading to the DR, telling vacationers to exercise "increased caution". Another Pennsylvania woman died at the same resort...More..

Yemen war: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport 'injures 26'
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Yemen war: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport 'injures 26'

The rebels acknowledged earlier that they had launched a missile at the airport in the Saudi city. Eight of those wounded at Abha airport on Wednesday were admitted to hospital, the coalition spokesman Turki ...More..

David Ortiz Shot-The Latest,1st Ld-Writethru
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

David Ortiz Shot-The Latest,1st Ld-Writethru

At least one person responsible for the incident is in local police custody. As of 10:20 p.m. ET, the Red Sox announced that Ortiz is now in Boston after being flown in via air ambulance. In parts of 20 Maj...More..

Cyclone VAYU intensifies into very severe cyclonic storm
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Cyclone VAYU intensifies into very severe cyclonic storm

The state is on alert with personnel of the National Disaster Response Force being deployed and over 1 lakh people being evacuated from low-lying areas, according to reports. Tides are also likely to inundate...More..

Gove criticised cocaine users pushing for legalisation in 1999 column
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Gove criticised cocaine users pushing for legalisation in 1999 column

A Times article Mr Gove wrote in 1999 - around the time he admits having taken the drug - has been republished. The pledges won the former foreign secretary the support of leading Brexiteers and his campaig...More..

Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Inures 6 in Dallas, TX
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Inures 6 in Dallas, TX

He said that in addition to the one death and one person with minor injuries who was discharged, two were in critical condition, and three were in noncritical condition. A tower crane came down onto an apartmen...More..

Iran Frees Detained Lebanese Businessman Zakka - Lebanese Official
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Iran Frees Detained Lebanese Businessman Zakka - Lebanese Official

Lebanese officials announced Mr Zakka's imminent release, only for Iranian judiciary officials to say it had not been confirmed. An expert in Arab IT, Mr Zakka also has links to the United States, where held ...More..

Ivan Golunov, accused Russian reporter, to go free after outcry
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Ivan Golunov, accused Russian reporter, to go free after outcry

Russian journalists critical of authorities have led a unsafe existence since the 1990s - sometimes threatened, physically attacked and even murdered for their work. Meduza Director General Galina Timchenko a...More..

One dead after helicopter crashes into NY rooftop
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

One dead after helicopter crashes into NY rooftop

The crash was reported around 2 p.m.at 787 7th Avenue at 51st Street, according to WNBC. Some people who were inside at the time "said they felt the building shake", he said. The mayor said the cause was unk...More..

Trump calls off proposed tariffs on Mexico, turns threats to China
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Trump calls off proposed tariffs on Mexico, turns threats to China

Mr Ebrard said the agreement reached on Friday after days of "most hard negotiation" bought Mexico time to show it could succeed in driving down the number of migrants. So what will Mexico be doing? In the...More..

House to vote on taking its subpoenas to court
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

House to vote on taking its subpoenas to court

Nadler said he would hold off on pursuing criminal contempt vote in order to allow the Justice Department time to comply. In public remarks May 29, Mueller said his office could not consider whether to charg...More..

Pakistan ex-president Zardari held on money-laundering charges
by | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Pakistan ex-president Zardari held on money-laundering charges

Former Pakistan president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has reportedly been arrested. Zardari's close aide Hussain Lawai was arrested in July in connection with the probe....More..

Three US Tourists Found DEAD under Mysterious Circumstances in Dominican Republic Resort
by | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Three US Tourists Found DEAD under Mysterious Circumstances in Dominican Republic Resort

Robert Bell Wallace, 67, died this past April after he with out be aware fell sick at a Dominican Republic resort . After turning down an offer to buy a timeshare at the resort , they returned to their room...More..

Trump brands Pelosi a 'nasty, frightful person'
by | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Trump brands Pelosi a 'nasty, frightful person'

The New York Times reported Saturday that much of what the Trump administration and Mexico called "unprecedented" new steps by Mexico to stop immigrants from entering the US were agreed to months ago . Ner...More..

Florida motorcyclist gets hit by lightning and dies in crash
by | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Florida motorcyclist gets hit by lightning and dies in crash

The 45-year-old man was from Charlotte , North Carolina . Cpt Montes confirmed that the helmet had been shattered, with scorch marks that indicated that it had been hit by lightning. Authorities said the dr...More..

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died
by | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died

But relations between them have since frayed - over issues ranging from Iran to trade - and the tree, a diplomatic source said this week, did not survive. But then-French Ambassador Gerard Araud assured people ...More..

Congress not under same restraints as Mueller, former USA attorney says
by | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Congress not under same restraints as Mueller, former USA attorney says

And they will lay the groundwork for an appearance from Mueller himself, despite his stated desire to avoid testifying. Dean says he'll focus on the question of obstruction of justice in his testimony. But th...More..

Trump says USA will release more details on Mexico immigration deal
by | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Trump says USA will release more details on Mexico immigration deal

It was announced with much fanfare but includes few new solutions to quickly stem the surge of migrants entering the U.S. The deal averts a five per cent tariff on all Mexican goods that was due to start on...More..

Ex-WTO chief: Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking
by | Monday, June 10, 2019

Ex-WTO chief: Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking

His criticism of Mr Trump's tariffs reflects wider misgivings about the United States going it alone. In Mexico, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador held out hope during his daily news conference that a dea...More..