• 'Bones found' at search site for Matthew Leveson
'Bones found' at search site for Matthew Leveson

Police were led to the remains in the Royal National Park in Sydney's south by Leveson's ex lover, Michael Atkins, after he was given immunity by the prosecution when he was acquitted of the Mr Leveson's murder. "Our goal was to bring Matt home and lay him to rest, and hopefully we can do that". "The human remains will be subject for an examinati...

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  • Root hits ton as England beat Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener
Root hits ton as England beat Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener

England's batting, in particular, has gone up several levels - of their 10 totals of 350 or more in the 50-over format, eight have come since their elimination in Australia and New Zealand two years ago. Root in particular was outstanding as he combined measured accumulation with brutal aggression in a match winning 133 not out. Alex Hales hi...

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  • Twitter pens deal with Riot Games for League of Legends livestream
Twitter pens deal with Riot Games for League of Legends livestream

A league's health - and its accessibility to outsiders - can be measured by how many sponsors it has that are nonendemic, meaning from categories that do not sell products directly related to video game playing. But to encourage them to perform well, the amount they receive would drop the lower down in the standings they are. Following the anno...

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  • Jeff Sessions Might Have Met With Russian Official A Third Time
Jeff Sessions Might Have Met With Russian Official A Third Time

CNN reported that Kislyak and Sessions attended a VIP reception at the Mayflower, where Trump was delivering a foreign policy address in April 2016, but also that the FBI was investigating whether there was an additional, private meeting between the two that day.

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  • Evergreen State College closes due to 'direct threat'
Evergreen State College closes due to 'direct threat'

Evergreen Vice President Sandra Kaiser said it's unknown if the threat was connected to current campus tensions. Protests began in mid-May in response to campus police questioning black students, KIRO 7 reports . One notable instance at Berkeley College earlier this year involved the cancelling of a speech by controversial Breitbart News edito...

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  • Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare
Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

The passenger had reportedly been under psychiatric care at the Monash Medical Centre up until Wednesday, where he booked his plane ticket right before being discharged. Marks "tried to enter the cockpit", say police, but he was tackled by passengers and crew members on the plane, which was carrying more than 330 people.

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  • Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks on own initiative: President Putin
Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks on own initiative: President Putin

As for President Trump, Putin said he views the new American leader as a "straight person and a frank person", Bloomberg news reports. Russian Federation was also accused of interfering in the French presidential race after documents from candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign officials were hacked before election day.

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  • UK PM Theresa May criticized for missing election TV debate
UK PM Theresa May criticized for missing election TV debate

She said she had taken on Mr Corbyn every week during Prime Minister's Questions, adding that it was "so important" to be taking questions from voters. Wales' Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood said ay was not there because "her campaign of soundbites is falling apart". She denied reports that she was considering giving Amber Rudd, who stepped in to ...

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  • PMLN's Nehal Hashmi's full speech threatening SC judges, JIT
PMLN's Nehal Hashmi's full speech threatening SC judges, JIT

Issuing Hashmi a show-cause notice for maligning the judiciary and summoning him again on June 5, the court appointed AG Ashtar Ausaf as prosecutor in the case and ordered him to compile relevant evidence in connection with Hashmi's recent outburst against judiciary .

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  • Environmental groups denounce intended withdrawal from Paris climate agreement
Environmental groups denounce intended withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Billionaire innovator Elon Musk threatened to withdraw from President Trump's Business Advisory Council if the White House withdraws from an worldwide agreement aimed at curbing climate change . The EPA's rule would have dropped Carbon dioxide emissions by an additional 9.2 million metric tons of Carbon dioxide in 2025-a little under 1 perce...

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  • Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain
Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

No casualties have been reported, but Reuters said the cyclone has caused significant damage to refugee camps for Rohingya Muslims. The local head of the International Organisation for Migration, which coordinates relief for the refugees, said the bulk of the homes at one camp had their roofs blown off.

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  • MS shooting suspect led a life marked by violence
MS shooting suspect led a life marked by violence

That violent act foreshadows Willie Godbolt's adult life. A MS man accused of killing eight people showed little emotion during his first court appearance. The sheriff didn't know whether Rushing had been convicted on any charges. Authorities on Monday released the names of the victims shot at three locations in rural MS late Friday.

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  • When is the United Kingdom election, and when do we know who won?
When is the United Kingdom election, and when do we know who won?

Betting markets give a more than 80-percent probability of May winning an overall majority, though they were wrong ahead of the unexpected Brexit result in the 23 June referendum past year. By contrast, 60% of people aged 65 and over would vote Conservative and 23% Labour. What needs to happen for there to be a hung parliament? If the Conse...

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  • Twitter reacts hilarious to the BBC election debate
Twitter reacts hilarious to the BBC election debate

The selection of Ms Rudd as the Tories' front-woman is fresh evidence that she has won the confidence of Mrs May's team. "How dare you call a general election and run away", he said in a commented greeted with applause and cheers from the audience.

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  • United Kingdom police search property in Manchester attack investigation
United Kingdom police search property in Manchester attack investigation

Of the 16 people originally held following the bombing on May 22, 10 remain in custody for questioning following a series of raids across the country. Police have not identified or charged the arrested suspects. Officers cordoned off a street in the Rusholme area of Manchester where a property was being searched on Wednesday.

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  • Trump set to announce decision on climate pact
Trump set to announce decision on climate pact

Miguel Arias Cañete, an European Union commissioner on energy, told the news network in a statement that the European Union and China "are joining forces to forge ahead on the implementation of the Paris Agreement and accelerate the global transition to clean energy".

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  • The Economist, citing Brexit, rejects main parties in United Kingdom vote
The Economist, citing Brexit, rejects main parties in United Kingdom vote

However, the bank said most polls still point to a Tory majority, albeit a smaller one than she had been hoping for. If they don't want to vote for it, they are going to have to go back and speak to their constituents and explain to them why it is that we have a Tory government instead.

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  • Nordic states urge Trump to stay in Paris pact
Nordic states urge Trump to stay in Paris pact

This led to the Kyoto Protocol and then the 2015 Paris Agreement . Elon Musk has a message for President Donald Trump: Don't leave the Paris climate agreement . New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the group's vice president, said withdrawal from the agreement was "shortsighted" and called climate change a grave threat to coastal communiti...

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  • $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service
$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

Several Native American tribes also said the pipeline would destroy burial and prayer sites as well as culturally significant artifacts. From there the 788-mile ETCO converted natural gas pipeline carries the crude oil to the Gulf Coast at Nederland, TX.

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  • US travel sector to suffer if Trump reverses Cuba detente
US travel sector to suffer if Trump reverses Cuba detente

A report issued by Engage Cuba, which worked with travel groups, advocacy groups and academics, concludes a reversal could cost $6.6 billion over Trump's first term. He is also considering, the report said, tightening restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba. Cruise operators, from Carnival to Norwegian, stand to lose $200 million in revenue p...

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  • Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert
Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

That was a change from previous thinking that a bomb-maker might be at large. "There will be more arrests and there will be more searches", he said. With Britain's terrorism threat level at "critical", meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are working around the clock to try to deter another atrocity.

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  • NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin
NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

Nevertheless, Kushner has reportedly been urged to keep a low profile as Trump prepares to reset his agenda following his return from overseas. In an interview on "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday, Democratic Sen. Trump claims the Russians are laughing. "It is way too early to come to that conclusion". The reports began unfolding after repor...

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  • British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov
British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour party has nearly halved to eight points in the space of a week, an opinion poll from Panelbase showed today. 'This makes the outcome even harder to predict, and makes it difficult to price in the potential impact from the election result ahead of time . Labour is projecte...

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  • Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum — Surrender or Die
Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum — Surrender or Die

But the operation went awry and militants rampaged through the city, torching buildings and battling government forces in the streets. Philippine forces pressed their off. The Islamic gunmen have held the Philippine army at bay, burning buildings, taking at least a dozen hostages and sending tens of thousands of residents fleeing.

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  • Secret Service investigates Turkish president's security detail's clash with protesters
Secret Service investigates Turkish president's security detail's clash with protesters

Turkey called Thursday for the removal of the USA diplomat coordinating the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, accusing him of backing Syrian Kurdish militias. The video emerged after US President Donald Trump had welcomed Erdogan to the White House and praised him as an ally in the battle against Islamic extremism in the midd...

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  • U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit
U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

Banners bearing the slogan "Two states, One Hope" featured in the demonstration organised by supporters of a Palestinian state , including the Israeli NGO Peace Now. Apparently, the Americans say that the Netanyahu cabinet's easing of restrictions on PA Arabs earlier this week, ahead of President Trump's visit, was not enough of a gesture.

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  • Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement Will Hurt Women Everywhere
Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement Will Hurt Women Everywhere

On top of rolling back Obama's climate change efforts, sending a message that the environment isn't a US priority, and damaging foreign relations, pulling out of the Paris Agreement will inevitably hurt women everywhere. Putin is meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi later on Thursday. "The EU and China consider climate action and th...

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  • Brazil's GDP grows in Q1; president sees recession's end
Brazil's GDP grows in Q1; president sees recession's end

Brazil's jobless rate had more than doubled since hitting a record low of 6.2 percent in 2013 as the economy plunged into a deep recession. Economist Mauro Rochlin at Brazil's Getulio Vargas Foundation told AFP the recession can not be considered to be over until a second quarter of growth is registered.

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  • Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House
Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House

Modi, whose visit to Germany comes less than a week after Merkel provided the strongest indication yet that the European Union and the United States under president Trump were drifting apart, said India would play a positive role in boosting unity in the grouping.

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  • Hillary Clinton Goes Tweet-to-Tweet with President Trump Over 'Covfefe'
Hillary Clinton Goes Tweet-to-Tweet with President Trump Over 'Covfefe'

Hillary Clinton went a step further in blaming her election loss to Donald Trump on cyber attacks by Russian Federation, saying Americans including associates of the Republican president likely had a hand in the effort. The "irony of her bashing our data: *our* models never had" Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania "looking even close to saf...

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  • Did Trump just shove aside a premier?
Did Trump just shove aside a premier?

Mr. Markovic seems surprised at first, but then smiles and makes way for Mr. Trump who, once present at the front of the group, straightens up, stands tall, scans the room and pulls the sides of his coat together. Donald Trump's first foreign visit as the President of the United States has been a memorable one. Montenegro will become the 29th me...

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  • Anti-Maduro protests rage as OAS meets on Venezuela crisis
Anti-Maduro protests rage as OAS meets on Venezuela crisis

The New York-based investment bank, Goldman Sachs Group Inc , brought into the focus by Venezuelan protesters and politicians in New York argued to Maduro , who said as per the deal the company was provided the cash-strapped government hundreds of millions of dollars when it badly-wanted hard currency.

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  • Turkey condemns USA for arming Kurds with weapons ahead of Raqqa assault
Turkey condemns USA for arming Kurds with weapons ahead of Raqqa assault

The weapons include AK-47s and small-caliber machine guns, Pentagon spokesman Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway said . The U.S. Defense Department has started arming Syrian Kurds in their fight against the Islamic State (IS), despite strong objections of the Turkish government, according to U.S.

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  • Modi Pays Tributes To World War II Victims At Piskarevskoe, Russia
Modi Pays Tributes To World War II Victims At Piskarevskoe, Russia

Modi held talks with Spanish President Mariano Rajoy and said there was wide scope for cooperation in an interconnected and interdependent world. Modi welcomed Russian companies to join Indian government's programmes such as Make in India, Start Up India, Skill India and Digital India.

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  • PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearance
PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearance

The row came after a YouGov poll predicted a hung parliament with the Tory lead over Labour falling to just three per cent. "I thought that the cacophony that you saw last night at the debate showed the prudence and wisdom of the PM in not going", the Foreign Secretary told Sky News.

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