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Conservative-DUP agreement due 'next week'

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged Northern Ireland's political parties on Thursday to reach an agreement to restore government for the province by June 29, or London would need to consider alternative steps. Sinn Fein and even the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny have expressed their misgivings about the DUP going into government with the Conservatives . Read More »

North Korea releases USA citizen Otto Warmbier

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North Korea sentenced Warmbier to prison after he admitted trying to steal a propaganda banner during a trip there. He was convicted in March 2016 and sentenced to 10 years hard labor, about a week after Warmbier's conviction - both sentences were handed down shortly after the US had levied steeper sanctions against North Korea in response to missile testing. Read More »

Notre-Dame attacker lunges at cop with hammer in dramatic video

Authorities are investigating the incident as a terrorist attack, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports . The government plans to ask parliament to extend it from July 15, its current expiration date, until November 1. Kyle Riches, from San Francisco, was walking with his wife through the plaza outside the cathedral when they heard gunshots. She said police had sectioned off an area around the cathedral and down the street. Read More »

DAG Rosenstein Considering Recusal from Russia Investigation

It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mr Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey. "The President was not confirming the investigation". The White House confirmed that Mueller was among the candidates Trump interviewed to replace Comey. Read More »

Donald Trump says still no proof of collusion with Russians

If the news report is accurate, it means that the president is under investigation now even though he apparently wasn't as of May 9, the day he fired Comey, who has since outed himself as a leaker of information about Trump . In light of these facts, Democrats and many in the media across the nation called for an obstruction of justice investigation of the president. Thus, the responsibility of supervising the Russian Federation investigation fell to the highly respected Rod ... Read More »

'Softer' Brexit on the Horizon, UK Businesses Breathe Sigh of Relief

A lacklustre campaign saw her high approval rating slip away, and support for her " hard Brexit " strategy - pulling out of the European single market and customs union - now hangs in the balance. Arriving to a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Hammond said his "clear view" is "we should prioritize protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take them forward". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo's agent set for crunch meeting with Real Madrid bigwig

Ron and Fergie remain very close and embraced at last month's Champions League final in Cardiff, after which Fergie presented his former star with the man-of-the-match award. United's pursuit of striker Alvaro Morata , 24, who Real value at £90m, would also be thrown into the mix. Calderon said: "I'm sure Cristiano won't leave Europe". Read More »

Shooter went to GOP practice with list of names

Scalise , the third most powerful Republican in the House, was shot through the hip. Capitol Hill Democrats have a 3-2 lead in the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game , an annual tradition that has taken on renewed importance in the wake of Wednesday's shooting in Alexandria, Virginia . Read More »

Latest DC Buzz: Will Trump Fire Mueller?

Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. "Mr". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says that a history of political giving is not a disqualifier for those who work for the Department of Justice's special counsel investigating Russian interference in US elections. Read More »

Condition upgraded for congressman shot during baseball practice

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Others discussed granting members in certain situations a similar level of protection as federal judges, who are guarded by U.S. Marshals. Currently, the office allowance can not be used for home security. They often argued about environmental regulations. He said Republicans were on the field, shortly before the gunman began shooting at them. But Scalise and Waxman were friends. Read More »

58 missing, presumed dead in London high-rise fire

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Of the 58, he said 30 were confirmed dead. Cundy said there may have been people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the death toll. Grief is turning to outrage in the wake of London's deadly Grenfell Tower apartment block fire, with British Prime Minister Theresa May confronted by protesters and a crowd of angry locals storming the local town hall. Read More »

Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan

The Saudi king expressed his gratitude to the prime minister for paying visiting to the kingdom and reiterated his support in the fight against terrorism, saying, "War on terror was in the best interest of the Ummah". "Victimizing Qatar through smear campaigns serves no goal", Erdogan said, urging the Saudi king, as an elder politician in the region, to take the lead in untangling the crisis. Read More »

Warriors give Oakland a reason to celebrate

The Warriors beat LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games in the Finals. "It's been a conversation that has surrounded the Patriots and the college football team (Clemson) that won whether they collectively do it as an entire group or certain people would sit or what not", Curry said at the Warriors' practice facility. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Factor Could Hurt Manchester United In Cristiano Ronaldo Pursuit

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Lindelof explained the reasons why the former Real Madrid and Chelsea manager wanted him at United and an opportunity to work under the Portuguese tactician convinced him to join the 20-time English champions. It's very important for me to hear what he has to say. The Spain worldwide has been strongly linked with a switch to Manchester United this summer and is understood to be close to completing a £60m transfer. Read More »

United Kingdom police: 58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze

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She said support on the ground for families immediately after the blaze was "not good enough" and ordered that more staff be deployed at the scene in high-visibility clothing. London police said an investigation, led by a detective from its homicide and major crime unit, would examine whether criminal offences had been committed although they said there was nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately. Read More »

Hain lambasts Tories for 'putting party before peace' with DUP deal

Theresa May is "confident" of getting the Queen's Speech through the House of Commons whether or not a deal is reached with the Democratic Unionist Party by the time of the State Opening of Parliament on June 21. If the parties can not agree a deal, then devolution will be suspended and the Northern Irish assembly's powers returned to the United Kingdom government. Read More »

Modi meets Xi amidst differences over NSG bid, CPEC

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The bloc's summit was hosted by the Kazakhistan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the independence palace, where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif were also present. The two leaders reportedly discussed the current situation in the war-torn country. Putin also said it is necessary to strengthen coordination between the SCO member states, as he added that Daesh is preparing "new plans" to destabilize Central Asia and southern Russian ... Read More »

UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from the Brexit talks due to begin in Brussels on Monday, May is so weakened that her own Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate in her own party, and by her potential allies. "We want to negotiate quickly, we want to negotiate in the agreed time frame", Merkel said. A spokesman for his Department for Exiting the European Union said Britain had been "crystal clear" about its approach. Read More »

UK Prime Minister Slams London Grenfell Tower Fire Victims' Support on Ground

The blaze engulfed the 24-storey apartment block of social housing on Wednesday. Police said the death toll could change. More than £3 million has been raised for the victims of the fire, while Downing Street has pledged a £5 million fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing for victims amid concerns the death toll will rise, with more than 70 people in total still believed to be unaccounted for. Read More »

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memo

In a series of statements on Twitter Thursday, Trump repeated his assertion that Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign is a " WITCH HUNT " based on the " phony " premise of possible collusion between Russia and a cadre of Trump campaign associates. Read More »