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House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

Just earlier this week, after news broke that Trump had asked FBI Director James Comey to scrap the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael ...


UK's Theresa May Maintains Strong Lead in Weekend Opinion Polls

The Conservatives have had a working overall majority in Hertfordshire since the 2001 election but no other party has been in control there since local governme...


Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

Of these, 47.9% are going to support Raisi and 44.8% - Rouhani. "The fact is that Raisi is not a very well-known person in Iran, so I think that Rouhani will wi...


Dutch king was KLM 'guest pilot' for 21 years

After all, he's monarch to 17 million Dutch citizens. Not content with flying the Fokker 70 planes for KLM to European destinations such as the UK, Germany ...


US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

The top American military officer in the Pacific said Wednesday that North Korea's recent military actions are "a recipe for a disaster" and warned against a se...


Corbyn sets out radical manifesto for United Kingdom polls

There will be an increase in income taxes on those earning more than 80,000 pounds a year - and another one on earnings over 123,000 pounds - a hike by a third ...


Congressman Al Green calls for Trump impeachment

He even told reporters during a news conference that he would resign from all positions overseeing his hotels, golf courses, and hundreds of other businesses an...


Four people missing after small plane disappears over Bermuda Triangle

It's reported that the plane disappeared 37 miles east of the Bahamas - within the perimeter of the infamous Bermuda Triangle - when the plane was flying at an ...


Controversial Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke says he'll be appointed to Homeland Security

He said he's leaving his current job next month but declined to give a date. Jenny Burke, a spokeswoman for the department, said that appointments are announced...


The White House's absolutely brutal night, in six headlines

He's alleged to have told Trump he would neither " let go " of the Flynn investigation, nor pledge his devotion to the Emperor of Mar-a-Lago. Beyond telling C...


Top US Democrats Request Probe of Trump Team

We have a solemn obligations under the constitution to act as a check on the executive branch and to hold President Trump accountable. Elijah Cummings came as...


WikiLeaks feeder Chelsea Manning leaves prison

The film, to be directed by British filmmaker Tim Travers Hawkins and executive produced by "Citizenfour" filmmaker Laura Poitras, is titled " XY Chelsea ". The...


Putin offers to release record of Trump meeting with Lavrov

The president had been engaging in "routine sharing" with foreign leaders, he said, arguing that some of the information was publicly available. Trump insists h...


Local elections: Full list of Scottish results published

The Liberal Democrats, like the SNP, held steady, while the Scottish Greens will be pleased with modest gains. With results available from eight of Scotland's...


Hong Kong, China Regulators Approve 'Bond Connect' Scheme

The new program will "reinforce and improve Hong Kong's role as an global financial center, help China's financial opening-up and contribute to Hong Kong's long...


UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

North Korea on Sunday launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a tes...


Trump hints he may end daily White House press briefings

White House officials initially said Mr Trump acted based on the recommendation of Justice Department officials, but Mr Trump later said he would have fired the...


Israel Threatens to Evict UN from its East Jerusalem Headquarters

UNESCO adopted the resolution with 22 member states voting in favour, 10 voting against and 23 abstaining. "We will face all the campaigns of distortion and...


Republican who helped pass health bill faces angry voters

A crowd chanted, "Hey, hey". "Were you able to afford her health care?" another asked. In another cringeworthy exchange, an infuriated Paul Ziegler of Edgewat...


Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

So far 14 people - lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials among them - have emerged as candidates. However, Mr Comey believes "if there is a tape,...


General Election voter registration deadline approaching on May 22

There have been reports of people showing up to vote, only to be left disappointed that they were not properly registered to have their say. Eligible voters i...


Ivory Coast defense minister says deal reached with soldiers

Two spokesmen told reporters in the city of Bouake on Tuesday however that the deal included an immediate bonus payment of 5 million CFA francs ($8,400) for the...


NK says its new ballistic missile can carry nuke warhead

Largely in line with Japan's analysis announced on Sunday, KCNA said the missile, called Hwasong-12, flew 787 kilometres and reached an altitude of 2,111 km. Mo...


Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

Tibbo said his clients will appeal the unjust ruling, but that will also put the refugees at risk of being detained or deported to their home countries. In a st...


British PM May says June election result 'not certain'

While May was a member of the "remain" camp (meaning she voted to stay in the EU), she accepted the mandate to negotiate the terms of Britain's withdrawal. Simi...


Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Weaver has said his preconditions for Green support of a minority government include an end to corporate and union political donations, and a referendum on chan...


Australian health care system better than US

But with Trump battling to dismantle Obamacare, that was a remark for a domestic political audience. "We need, as a nation, to reexamine the single-player plan"...


China's Xi Says Belt and Road Initiative Must Reject Protectionism

He, however, did not give a time frame for the new loans, aid and funding pledged on Sunday. Former prime minister Shaukat Aziz said that the Belt and Road In...


Tillerson: Trump did not discuss 'sources, methods' in meeting with Russia's Lavrov

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the Trump administration is not giving Russian Federation a "free pass" on interference in last year's USA elec...


Suspected ransomware attack at southeast Ireland's healthcare facility

Det Ch Insp Douglas Grant, who heads up the PSNI cyber crime unit, said there is no evidence yet that the virus has infiltrated computer networks in Northern Ir...


Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia visit: Fighting radical Islam on agenda

The national security adviser said the Islam speech is "intended to unite the broader Muslim world against common enemies of all civilization and to demonstrate...


Angela Merkel's party wins vote in heartland of rivals in Germany

It could give conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel new momentum in her quest for a fourth term - or offer her center-left challenger some relief. "So that we c...


Trump asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

Congress must obtain the reported Comey memos, he added. The White House has grown suspicious about the volume and timing of the seemingly never-ending stream...


Lewis Hamilton WINS a properly enjoyable Spanish Grand Prix

For four laps he was stuck behind the driver of vehicle No.77, who turned in a great defensive move to keep the German at bay, before Vettel made the move stick...


Tillerson calls for balancing USA security interests, values

He says the two US neighbors understand it's time to refresh the relationship. The event is the first meeting between ASEAN foreign ministers and Secretary ...


Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

The PKK insurgency to secure Kurdish autonomy in Turkey has killed thousands of people. The offensive on Tabqa was part of the SDF's "Wrath of the Euphrates" ...


Chinese President calls for giving a boost to CPEC construction

Pakistan signed new deals with China on Saturday worth almost $500 million ahead of Beijing's global forum on its "Silk Road" trade and infrastructure initiat...


Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 edition of Miss USA

When you think of the Miss USA contestants and their hair, you might think of voluminous blowouts held up by a ton of hair spray. Miss Minnesota USA Meridith...


After Pakistan Shelling, All Schools Along LoC Closed For Indefinite Period

Jammu and Kashmir's National Panthers Party (NPP) staged a demonstration outside the Pakistan High Commission in the national capital on Saturday demanding to d...


Russian Federation says de-escalation zones to stay for at least 6 months

The de-escalation zones will be in rebel-held territory in the northwestern province of Idlib, in parts of Homs province in the center, in the south, and in the...


Nawaz Sharif asks not to politicise China-Pakistan Economic Corridor issue

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said agreements for the construction of an worldwide airport and expressway in Gwadar and up...


Ebola in DR Congo's isolated far north a logistical challenge

The DRC government notified WHO of an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Likati health zone, Bas Uele Province, in the northern part of DRC bordering the Ce...


BC political parties ponder common issues after close vote, possible deals

Both the NDP and Greens favoured changing the voting system to some form of proportional representation and vowed to ban corporate and union donations to politi...


Scotland stun Fiji at Paris sevens

Earlier, New Zealand had crashed out of contention for the top honour in Paris after being thrashed by eventual champions South Africa in the semifinals. Sout...


China trade gets major boost with speedy deal

It will start in mid-July. Under the agreement announced by both nations, China will authorise U.S. beef imports by July 16 while the United States will l...


Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White House

But the Filipino leader - whose brutal, extrajudicial drug war has yielded thousands of dead bodies since he took office in June - conceded U.S. -Philippines ...


North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

North Korea vowed to destroy any so-called agents of the Central Intelligence Agency in the country. The ministry added that the USA and South Korean intelli...


Iran's Rouhani faces renewed charges as election looms

They also chanted the name of Mohammad Khatami, who was the country's president from 1997 to 2005, but who has since been banned from any appearances in the Ira...


More Penn State Fraternity Members Face Arraignment In Student's Death

When another pledging student tried to compel the others to seek medical help, the brothers slammed him into a wall, claiming they were biology students and kne...


Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

Senwar was among those released from Israeli prison in a deal that saw an exchange of Palestinian prisoners for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. Fatah Deputy Chi...