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Donald Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change

The alleged conversation between Mr Comey and the President earlier this year, apparently backed up by the President's son, led Mr Comey to write a series of memos about their relationship and which were leaked to the press. Trump said on May 12. He added: "Creating written records immediately after one-on-one conversations with Mr. Trump was my practice from that point forward". Read More »

DUP and Sinn Féin enjoy big wins in Northern Ireland

The DUP is a socially conservative group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and had links to Protestant paramilitary groups during Ireland's sectarian "Troubles". In Ireland, there is growing concern that by bringing the DUP into government, London will no longer be able to perform its traditional role as an impartial broker in the Northern Ireland peace process. Read More »

Donald Trump claims 'total and complete vindication' after James Comey testimony

Trump's defense, from both his lawyer and fellow Republicans , amounted to making him out to be some kind of Greek-letter organization pledge, who was "naive" but also crushing on a dictator like, so hard. Mueller is slowly filling his special counsel office with an all-star team. "This whole thing is a giant nothing-burger", the conservative website Breitbart News wrote as Comey talked , "except for Comey implicating himself as a leaker". Read More »

Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists

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He had notably featured in a Channel 4 TV documentary entitled "The Jihadis Next Door" and, according to the British media, numerous people alarmed by his views had gone to the authorities. Citing intelligence sources, Italian dailies Corriere della Sera and La Repubblica said Zaghba was met at the Bologna airport by Italian intelligence agents each time he arrived in Italy to visit his mother after his initial run-in with Bologna airport authorities on March 15, 2016. Read More »

Suspects in Manchester bombing freed without charge

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None of the victim's families attended the hearing, which was preceded by a minute's silence for those who died in the May 22 bombing and the London Bridge atrocity. A search is also continuing at a landfill site for a blue suitcase which may contain "crucial evidence" that the 22-year-old discarded after assembling the bomb. Read More »

Britain votes: 6 takeaways from the UK's general election

The new statement came after Downing Street earlier said the DUP had agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support a Conservative government. May wanted to win explicit backing for her stance on Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc. Read More »

Petition grows against May's deal with ultra-conservatives

The DUP has helped block the legalization of same-sex marriage and the lifting of a ban on abortion in Northern Ireland. And speaking on the BBC 's Andrew Marr Show, he added that Labour would table a "substantial" amendment to any Queen's Speech from May, putting forward the party's position on Brexit. Read More »

Corbyn's socialist message surges; British Conservatives barely hold on

It looks as if black, brown, tan and Muslim Britons chose to take their country back; Americans should take note of how you can beat back a unsafe wave of right-wing politics. May called the DUP her "friends and allies", and aims to have an informal partnership with them to govern. Much like Congress, the British Parliament is formed of two houses; the House of Commons, which is 650 directly elected lawmakers from around the country, and the upper house, the House of Lords, made up of ... Read More »

One of London attackers was featured in documentary 'The Jidhadis Next Door'

Bologna prosecutor Giuseppe Amato said the warning had been transmitted after Zaghba was intercepted at the city's airport trying to board a plane for Turkey, en route for Syria . Between 2009 and 2016, the number of police officers fell by nearly 20,000, or around 14 percent, according to the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies think-tank. Read More »

UK leader strikes deal to stay in power

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The Labour leader said his party would "absolutely" ensure Brexit occurs if they secured power, with a focus on negotiating tariff-free access as part of a "jobs-first Brexit". He said his party would seek to vote down May's Queen's Speech, or programme for government, when she presented it to parliament. "It is quite possible there will be an election later this year or early next year and that might be a good thing because we can not go on with a period of great instability", he told the ... Read More »

Chastain disturbed with women's representation in films at Cannes

The film, a savagely amusing takedown of political correctness and the things we choose to hang in art galleries, had premiered to strong reviews - but even director Ruben Ostlund was shocked as he picked up the award, shouting, "Oh my God, oh my God!" The award recognises a strong film that missed out on the top prize, the Palme d'Or . Read More »

SCO Summit 2017: PM Modi attends inauguration ceremony of Astana EXPO 2017

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Several SCO officials, including host President Nursultan Nazarbaev, called it a "historic" day. Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir were also present at the meeting. In the 2015 summit in Ufa in Russian Federation, the group had formally adopted a resolution which started the procedure to admit India and Pakistan into the SCO. Read More »

May to form new government after losing parliamentary majority

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How does a hung parliament work? The pro-European Liberal Democrats , who have campaigned for a second European Union referendum, increased their number of seats from nine, but their former leader Nick Clegg lost his seat. Thursday's vote was the second of two moves by the Conservatives that spurred unexpected periods of uncertainty and instability. "I said at the start this election was wrong". Read More »

" "Trump calls Comey "leaks" of memos "'cowardly'"

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The tweet followed a statement the day before by Mr. Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, who said in a statement that the president "is pleased that Mr. Comey has finally publicly confirmed his private reports that the President was not under investigation in any Russian Federation probe". Read More »

Jose Mourinho makes ridiculous claim about Manchester United & Real Madrid

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , has said he took over a group of players that "do not know what it is to win", when he arrived at the club previous year. JOSE MOURINHO claims he makes awful decisions as a manager - because he always takes over clubs in big trouble. "One thing is the size of the club and the history of the club and the other is the actuality of the club". Read More »

France begins voting in first round of parliamentary election

The main opposition in the face of The Republicans party and its allies can get 95-115 seats. Le Pen herself is running for a seat in Henin-Beaumont in northern France. Both the centre-right Republicans and the Socialists failed to reach the presidential run-off last month, for the first time in France's post-war history. Read More »

US House clears bill to retool CFPB, replace Wall Street reform law

The bill would eliminate numerous provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that tightened rules on banks in an effort to ward off another financial crisis. Democrats have pushed back against this idea, though, saying the banking industry needs more oversight, not less. The Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrpreneurs Act aims to curb the amount of regulation banks dealing in derivatives will face and cut back stress testing. Read More »

ITV: Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text

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Most of the MPs elected last week want to avoid a so-called "hard Brexit", pro-EU politicians claim. As rumors swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. The Queen's speech is treated as a vote of confidence - if it fails the PM has to resign and Mr Corbyn would be invited to form a government. After an initial round of discussions, Downing Street had said yesterday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP. Read More »

Qatar, accused of aiding terrorism, hires ex-US Attorney General

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Regional tensions have been aggravated by the worst dispute among Gulf Arabs for two decades and were ratcheted up further on Wednesday after militants attacked targets in Tehran, killing at least 12 people. Trump too had offered possible mediation earlier in the week. Wearing a Barcelona shirt in Saudi Arabia could land you with a fine of up to £120,000 and a 15-year prison sentence, due to the club's continued ties with Qatar Airways. Read More »

Explosions at Kabul funeral; 6 deaths reported

The protest followed a massive truck-bomb explosion on May 31 that killed at least 90 people and wounded 460 - one of the deadliest attacks seen in the Afghan capital since the US -led campaign that toppled the Islamist Taliban regime in 2001. Read More »

Qatar Hires Former US Attorney General To Rebut Terrorism Allegations

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These Gulf issues have " a brutal effect, splitting children from parents and husbands from wives ", he said . Saudi Arabia called for an immediate change of policy by Qatar. And in some cases, as American and Western media houses have extensively reported and claimed that there was a lot of evidence to suggest the Saudis had supported or co-sponsored some of the same figures it had accused its own neighbour Qatar of supporting and harbouring! "Qatar has a history of supporting groups ... Read More »

Concerned world leaders in touch with Qatar Foreign Minister, diplomats

But today's anti-Qatar coalition is less concerned about this. The wealthiest nation in the world today in terms of per capita income - Qatar - was blockaded by its Gulf Arab neighbours this week by land, air and sea. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose AK Party has its roots in Islamist politics and who has voiced support for the Brotherhood, signalled his firm backing for Qatar by swiftly signing a law to send Turkish troops to a base there. Read More »

SNP hold North Ayrshire as election ends in hung parliament

Tory leader Ruth Davidson , who campaigned heavily on opposition to another referendum, called for a second ballot to be "off the table", branding the demand "a massive political miscalculation". Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland's Good Morning Scotland programme, he said: "I saw that piece in the Telegraph with some interest and it rang some bells for some things I said a few years ago but I'm assured that there's not a lot of truth in this particular story". Read More »