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Killed in Mogadishu Restaurant Siege

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In the Wednesday evening attack, a vehicle driven by a suicide bomber rammed into the Posh Hotel in south Mogadishu before gunmen rushed into Pizza House , an adjacent restaurant, and took 20 people hostage. The militia has opted for a direct confrontation strategy and has also launched several attacks against the military bases of the African Union Mission in Somalia, killing hundreds of soldiers. Read More »

Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions

Tillerson testifies before Foreign Relations and a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday, then before House Foreign Affairs and appropriations panels on Wednesday. House and Senate committees are investigating Russia's meddling and potential links to the Trump campaign. According to an official statement by the US Senate released on Monday, several US senators reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to expand sanctions against Russian entities over allegedly "conducting ... Read More »

Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims

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Conservative defence minister Tobias Ellwood earlier suggested she had not met residents for "security reasons". Appearing on the BBC's This Week, Mr Portillo said: "Alas, Mrs May was what she's been for the last five or six weeks, and that is to say she wanted an entirely controlled situation in which she didn't use her humanity". Read More »

Sinn Fein cautious on DUP, May tie-up but would welcome funding

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He warned that a deal between the Conservatives and DUP would be in breach. Britain's Northern Ireland minister James Brokenshire has set June 29 as a "final and immovable" deadline for talks to avoid government power reverting from the Northern Ireland parliament back to London . Read More »

President Trump Is Being Investigated for Obstruction of Justice

Though just over half of Americans say they disapprove of Trump's firing of Comey, the number grows to 79 percent among Democrats. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Mueller, who is leading the FBI's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, has requested interviews with three current or former senior intelligence officials. Read More »

Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice, reports say

Comey told Congress last week that before being sacked, Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, who was forced to quit for lying about his links to Moscow . Comey confirmed publicly in congressional testimony on March 20 that the bureau was investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russians. Read More »

Lawmakers to still play baseball after shooting

Lawmakers of both parties, shaken by the events of the previous day, took turns offering prayers for the wounded and calls for unity as they spoke on the House floor. Among those filling in was a senator from Arizona who would normally be wearing a Diamondbacks cap. Sen. Because Scalise is a member of House leadership, Capitol Police were present at the field. Read More »

Trump ally blasts Spicer amid Mueller controversy

Bush administration, said on " Squawk Box". Just weeks ago, Mr Gingrich had heaped praise on Mr Mueller, hailing him as a "superb choice" for special counsel whose reputation was "impeccable for honesty and integrity". High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller , the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the USA election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. Read More »

Marriott CEO urges Trump to improve ties with Cuba

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Obama worked to enact several changes to Cuban policy during his tenure in the White House . Florida was a key state in Trump's stunning Electoral College victory in 2016, and the Cuban-American community is politically influential in the state. Read More »

Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks

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Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams warned British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that any agreement between the Tories and the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) would be in breach of the Good Friday Agreement . "If the institutions are to be put in place they need to be sustainable, viable and properly resourced". Although the DUP are unionists - wanting to remain part of the United Kingdom - and broadly support numerous policies of the Conservative and Unionist Party (as the ... Read More »

NEET 2017: Check OMR sheets, answer keys out at CBSE website

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Answer keys have been released for the examination held on 7 May 2017. The candidates will need to pay a fee of Rs 1000 per response/per question challenged as explained in the Information Bulletin - 2017 available on NEET website. The results were originally scheduled to be released June 8. The online application is taken place from 31.01.2017 to 01.03.2017 at cbseneet.nic.in. "However, for NEET, the board gives marks only to those students who have challenged the questions, which is ... Read More »

Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

In general, it is impermissible to ask prospective government hires about their political leanings, including whether they've made donations. Those questions were prompted after a friend of President Donald Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller . Read More »

UK PM May confident of deal to keep top job

Party leader Arlene Foster seemed buoyant as she arrived at May's Downing Street office and her happy mood continued even after May left for the House of Commons without comment. Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people. Read More »

James T. Hodgkinson Photos: Must-See Pictures Of Virginia Congressional Shooter

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Hodgkinson III (inset) was a 2016 presidential campaign volunteer. IL business records show that the suspect owned JTH Inspections, which he claimed to have operated for more than 30 years. Colleagues said Scalise had been fielding balls at second base at a local park in Alexandria , just across the Potomac River from the nation's capital, as the Republicans practiced for their annual game with Democrats. Read More »

Got info on Hodgkinson? FBI wants you to call

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Four victims were transferred to the hospital with gunshot injuries: Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police officer. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., announced the shooter was a volunteer for the senator's failed presidential campaign. Sanders has said he was "sickened by this despicable act ". Read More »

Corbyn schooled May on strong and stable leadership and it was glorious

The Prime Minister's favourability rating of minus-34 now matches Mr Corbyn's position last November, while the Labour leader's popularity has soared, a YouGov poll discovered. YouGov polling suggests a huge Labour lead over the Conservatives among voters aged under 25, with the picture reversed among over 65s. "Far from being strong and stable , the Government Theresa May is putting together is weak, wobbly and out of control". Read More »

Adele spotted at London's Grenfell Tower after deadly fire

At a media briefing, she said parts of the building needed structural support to allow a search . "We need to know what happened, we need to have an explanation of this", she said. Stuart Cundy said that "we believe this number will sadly increase". She said she had lived on the 10th floor of the building for 31 years. Kent's fire chief is urging people living and working in high rise buildings to ensure they are fully aware of safety and evacuation procedures. Read More »

Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting

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Roosevelt. "We've achieved tremendous success". Video from one part of the meeting featured numerous cabinet members using their allotted time to lavish the commander in chief with praises . Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross thanked the president for giving him the opportunity to fix the trade deficit, while Energy Secretary Rick Perry praised Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. Read More »

Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

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It's a shift in the FBI investigation, which previously focused on Russian hacking during the election, possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, and possible financial crimes by Trump associates. The president has long vehemently denied any collusion with Moscow. Allies have even floated the idea that Mueller may be fired. "It would be the normal course if you were looking at this current situation and you have the former director of the Federal Bureau of ... Read More »

Parliament Opening Date Set, Suggesting Tory Deal Reached

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After House Speaker John Bercow was re-elected without challenge, a chastened May quipped: "At least someone got a landslide". The EU negotiator did not see any reason to push back the two-year talks process set to end in June 2019. Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU. Read More »

May negotiates minorty govt deal with DUP, urges national unity

The party is pushing hard for increased investment in the region ; a demand that a former Conservative prime minister said could create a headache for May's government. The Conservative source said the talks to leave the European Union would not be delayed, removing the question mark over the negotiations being derailed by May's lack of a parliamentary majority lost in an election she did not need to call. Read More »

President Trump denounces reports of widening Russia probe

Mike Rogers, a source familiar with the matter told CNN . None of the men were involved with Trump's campaign. And in February, three days after former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigned and two days after The New York Times ran a blockbuster story about Trump campaign aides reported ties to Russian Federation, the president used a news conference to try to divert attention to his old foe. Read More »

Macron's party set for decisive majority in French parliament

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To achieve that, a candidate would need more than half of the votes and that must account for at least a quarter of registered voters. The conservative Republicans had 16 percent, followed by the far-right National Front with 14 percent. On the right, the conservative Republicans were also reeling, projected to end up with possibly no more than 110 seats, and possibly as few as 70, having controlled 215 in the outgoing parliament. Read More »