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Officials Confirm Some Russian Hacking Allegations As New Ones Come In

Liles' remarks add some clarity to the breadth of the Kremlin's cyber mischief. And according to an ex-FBI cybersecurity official, Anthony Ferrante, in the months leading up to the election, the number of states that were targeted by Russian actors multiplied, with attacks likely being attempted against every state by November 2016. Read More »

Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

The Metropolitan Police have said Friday, that they are looking into every company that was involved with refurbishing Grenfell tower block, as they are considering manslaughter charges. Yesterday, Camden Council announced that it would "immediately" prepare to remove the cladding from five tower blocks on Chalcots Estate, which were refurbished by HTA Design, following tests that did not satisfy its fire safety concerns. Read More »

GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Cantwell is hoping to organize opposition to the bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill. Read More »

Midlands Residents Honor Victims of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Rider said he plans to continue to honor the victims in the future. Capresse Smith brought her two children. They say that's what makes Orlando strong. "The support we not only have from our city government, it's not fleeting support, it's not support on certain days". They have been together for nearly two years and are celebrating how far the LGBTQ Community has come. Read More »

Ohio's Official Budget Gap Exceeds $1B Over 2 Years

Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) is probably the most endangered Republican up for reelection in 2018. U.S. Senate Republicans released their version of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act Thursday and there was reaction from both sides of the aisle in Indiana. Read More »

Severe threat expected to decrease overnight

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Major General Glenn Curtis with the Louisiana National Guard says they have pre-staged 100 high water vehicles and 33 boats throughout the southern and central regions of the state. The Weather Service had issued a tornado warning for the Birmingham area earlier Thursday afternoon. By midday Thursday the storm had caused a 16 percent cut in Gulf of Mexico oil production, representing around 288,000 barrels per day of output, the U.S. Read More »

Trump UK visit will go ahead

She was accompanied by the Prince of Wales, rather than the Duke of Edinburgh, after Prince Philip was admitted to hospital on Tuesday night. His rare absence from the State Opening of Parliament added to the solemnity of an occasion cherished by the British people and replete with historical tradition. Read More »

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

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Ossoff's defeat to a relatively weak GOP centrist Karan Handel should be a wake up call for Democrats, it shouldn't turn into a nightmare by following Mr. The Georgia race claimed national headlines of late. Pelosi went on to condemn Republicans who attack San Francisco. Still, that admission didn't keep voters in the affluent district from electing her. Read More »

More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

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Filemon Vela Jr. explained Friday why he had joined a handful of Democratic members calling for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to resign from her leadership post . "There is a consensus, I think, that we can reach in the caucus that allows for a new leadership team to be put in place in a time that's well before, hopefully, November of next year". Read More »

Steve Scalise Making 'Good Progress' After Shooting, Hospital Says

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Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. The FBI says a gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field . " He is now listed in fair condition and is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ", according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Read More »

Iranians hold annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missile

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Iran holds al-Quds day rallies held each year on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which is expected to end this weekend. State TV covering the rallies showed crowds chanting anti-Israel slogans in solidarity with Palestinians whom they urged to continue their fight against the "occupying regime". Read More »

Jat stir called off in Bharatpur after govts assurance

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Jats are classified as Other Backward Class (OBC) in the state except in Bharatpur and Dholpur districts. Bharatpur district administration has imposed section 144 of CrPC, prohibiting gathering of five or more people throughout the district. Read More »

Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS

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Al-Islam added that Sunday's missile attack , which marked the first of its kind from Tehran on foreign soil in over three decades, proved the strength of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). sanctions against it. "The IRGC warns the Takfiri terrorists and their regional and trans-regional supporters that they would be engulfed by its revolutionary wrath and flames of the fire of its revenge in case they repeat any such devilish and dirty move in future", it said, according ... Read More »

40 days later Trump admits: No Comey tapes

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During his testimony , Comey said Trump had asked him for "loyalty" in his position as the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "He's very, very good friends with Comey, which is bothersome", Trump told Fox News . He doesn't come back and think about Nixon and Watergate. So you never know what's out there, and I didn't tape and I don't have any tape and I didn't tape. Read More »

Members of Turkish president's security detail charged in DC assault

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At a news conference Thursday, D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said there was no indication the protesters were part of a terrorist group, according to the Associated Press. The statement went further yet, claiming that the incident would not have taken place had the US authorities taken the "usual" measures and as such, Turkish citizens could not be held to blame. Read More »

EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for corrupt practices

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The decision came on the complaint filed by former Congress Member of Legislative Assemble ( MLA ) in April 2009 alleging that the minister didn't revealed the paid news service in his affidavit in the assembly elections. Mr Mishra has been barred from contesting elections for three years. "I have said that I have not given any money to the media and media has said it has not taken any money from me". Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav asks for clemency, says Pakistan army

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Pakistan did well on Thursday by releasing confessional video of the RAW agent in which he gave details of his crimes against people and State of Pakistan and hopefully this would fully expose Indian claims before the comity of nations. "India is determined to pursue the matter in ICJ and is confident that justice will be done without being affected in any manner by these unwarranted and misleading steps taken by Pakistan". Read More »

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

When people rushed to the site to rescue the wounded, a second blast took place. Basir Khan Wazir, the top government official in Parachinar later told AFP that apparently both the blasts were carried out by two suicide bombers. Parachinar is a mostly Shiite town, and residents have resisted the Taliban , making them a target of repeated attacks. There was no immediate explanation for the dual claims. Read More »

Bill Cosby jury voted 10-2 to convict, juror says

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Though Cosby did not take the stand, he said in a decade-old deposition that he gave Benadryl to Constand to "relax" her, and then the two had a consensual sexual encounter. "People couldn't even pace", the juror said. Cosby denies drugging and molesting accuser Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. The juror said the panel was "zeroed in" on Constand and "her actions" that night in Cosby's house. Read More »

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

Jamaat ur Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban , claimed responsibility for the attack in a message sent to Reuters by its spokesman, Asad Mansur. Officials at the city's Civil Hospital said at least 13 people were killed and around 20 injured, mostly by shrapnel. Nine security officials were among the wounded, said Fareed Sumalan, a doctor at the hospital. Read More »

Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

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Colombia's ombudsman office, which handles human rights issues, announced the release of the two journalists on Twitter. But they were finally released on Friday night. Kidnappings are said to be a key stumbling block to peace negotiations... "We are pleased and relieved that Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender are free". Read More »