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Comey to testify before Congress on Trump interactions June 8th

Former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill next Thursday, June 8, before the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its inve...


Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

There were seven subpoenas related to the investigation issued today in total: four on the Russian Federation probe and three related to unmasking requests. s...


Putin says still chance to do global climate deal despite US withdrawal

On Thursday, Putin, speaking to reporters seemed to suggest that "patriotic" Russian hackers could have been involved in the cyberattacks as "a fair contributio...


Drama in the sky as passengers tackle 'bomber'

Armed police stormed a Malaysia Airlines flight which was forced to return to Melbourne after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit, claiming he had a bom...


South Africa eager to maintain Sri Lanka run in Champions Trophy

In a statement, the Sri Lanka Cricket Board said that Mathews had complained of stiffness and pain which was later revealed as a strain on the muscle. There...


Putin praises Trump, says US spies may have faked hacking evidence

He said that the Democrats should have simply agreed that they had failed to attract voters. Mr Putin scoffed at the U.S. focus on the Russian ambassador's co...


Less Coverage of Showers and Storms

Expect it to be humid again with high temps eventually climbing into the mid and upper 80's. Milder temperatures are expected on Tuesday and Wednesday wit...


Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday

Trump has said he will announce his decision on whether or not he would pull the U.S. out of the global deal later on Thursday. As the world's second largest...


World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change

But Elkind, the former Obama official, suggested some nations may have little patience for the United States, given that the Paris Agreement gives signatories...


Video Shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Watching Attack on Washington Protesters

Turkish security is visible from Erdogan's vehicle brawling with protesters. The Turkey's foreign minister has reportedly suggested the United States to repla...


China calls climate change 'global consensus'

On Thursday, Martin Schulz, Merkel's main rival in 2017's German elections, also chimed in, saying that Germany would need to re-evaluate its business relations...


White House communications director resigns amid tensions

According to the WaPo report, Kushner had suggested the use of Russian diplomatic facilities as a way to evade US monitoring during pre-inauguration discus...


Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike - minister

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a televised news conference that eight of the foreign militants slain in intense street combat included a Chechen, ...


Rabada sparks England slump as Proteas win 3rd ODI

There is no question that the Proteas find themselves in the easier of the two groups in the Champions Trophy . We have seen this pattern for some time now and...


Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers

The final competition will take place on Thursday. If it is mathematically impossible for one champion to emerge through 25 rounds, officials will declare the...


At least 80 killed, 350 wounded in Kabul blast

At least 80 people were killed and hundreds injured early Wednesday when a powerful bomb went off in Kabul's diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the s...


White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus in a statement thanked Dubke "for his service to President Trump and this administration". He said he doesn't...


Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

A Western official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the news media, said that the German Embassy had been da...


White House says Donald Trump, Germany's Merkel share excellent relations

It's what he said last week in Brussels, too , telling European Union leaders that "the Germans are bad, very bad ", according to Der Spiegel . Speaking ...


Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike

The party's manifesto for the June 8 General Election envisages extra spending totalling £48.6 billion to pay for priorities like scrapping university tui...


Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

The New York Times reported this week that advisers were in a "tug of war" trying to influence Trump on the decision about the Paris agreement . "The Paris...


Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

He is respected by everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his...


IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

Tel Aviv lit up city hall with the colors of Egyptian flag Saturday night in solidarity with the Egyptian people after a vicious attack on its Coptic Christian...


Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

French President Emmanuel Macron has his own views on global politics, bilateral relations and his position is rather pragmatic, Russian President Vladimir P...


Ontario to raise minimum wage and update labour laws, premier says

Over the past three years, Ontario's economy has outperformed all G7 countries in terms of real GDP growth. "While exports and business investments are increa...


Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Fortified by the general acceptance of his bold action, the President has intimated that he is considering declaring Martial Law in the Visayas also as terror...


All you need to know about the Green-NDP alliance

Horgan said after 16 years in Opposition, he is excited about the prospect of governing. Weaver said Monday that he wanted to focus on "21st century" jobs and...


Macron criticizes Russian media for "attempted meddling" in French election

Macron was the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the Group of Seven summit the French leader attended over the weekend, where relations with Rus...


Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

The Palestinians would love to settle the conflict by beginning the process of ejecting all of the Israelis from Israel . President Trump again stressed his ...


Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Isnilon got away and fighters loyal to him took over parts of the city, burning building and seizing hostages. Their condition remains unknown. Authorities s...


Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed 60 days of martial law on the island of Mindanao, a traditional homeland of minority Muslims that encompasses the southe...


Corbyn prepared to open referendum talks with SNP

However, she would need the consent of the United Kingdom government for a legally-binding vote to be held - and Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly s...


Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

Residents have fled the city by the tens of thousands over the past few days. Army Col. Alex Aduca told reporters that Iligan City, where Marawi's some 20...


Trump Reportedly Told Close Associates U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Agreement

Over the weekend, Trump said in a tweet he would make a decision on the Paris accord sometime this week. Our egotistical President can't stand not being in ...


Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report . Washington announced a $110-billion U.S. sale of ships, tanks and the latest anti-missile syst...


DHS announces plan to ban laptops from aircraft cabins

Kelly told the programme the U.S. plans to "raise the bar" for aviation security, in part through the use of "new technologies". In March, the USA banned elec...


Macron and Putin hold face-to-face talks in splendour of Versailles

Russian President Vladimir Putin lights a candle as he visits the new Russian orthodox church, the Saint Trinity church, located on the banks of the Seine rive...


In 2012, NYC driver wanted to kill cops

Police officers secure the area near a vehicle after it plunged into pedestrians in Times Square in NY on May 18. Eighteen-year-old tourist Alyssa Elsman, of...


High society: Pippa Middleton to marry at almost-royal event

The bride, who is the younger sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , wore a bespoke Giles Deacon wedding gown, crafted to create the impression of being...


Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

Meyer said many US states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the Paris Agreement . M...


Trump plan on Paris climate deal unclear after G7 pressure

Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union...


What Next For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani?

Mr Rouhani, who defeated challenger Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's presidential election, responded by ridiculing decades of U.S. strategy in the Middle East. Iran...


Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

Police say 11 people were injured , including one police officer and two Secret Service agents . A State Department spokeswoman said , referring to the i...


Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester

On Monday night, an explosion occurred outside the Manchester Arena at the end of USA singer Ariana Grande's concert, leaving at least 22 people dead and doze...


Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

Rep. Adam Schiff of California said the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out w...


Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

Later, after meetings with Italian leaders, Trump travels on to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. "Our fundamental problem is with the ...


UN Concerns over Civilians in IS-Controlled Mosul Areas

Mosul is a large city comprised of dense built-up neighborhoods, ancient, congested districts and agricultural suburbs. Iraqi forces launched their final pus...


Thompson takes early lead at Kingsmill Championship

Solheim Cup teammate Thompson again Saturday. Thompson is playing in her third event since she lost the first major of the year, the ANA Inspiration, in a pla...


USA military blames IS for civilian death in Mosul airstrike

A Pentagon investigation released on Thursday found that Isis fighters had planted explosives in the house, causing secondary explosions that caused the hou...


Egypt's Sisi rejects Bashir accusations, says not conspiring against Sudan

We fought for 20 years without being supported by a single bullet. President Omar al-Bashir, at a ceremony honoring retired army officers Tuesday in Khartoum,...