• Recalling JFK on his centennial
Recalling JFK on his centennial

Pictured, President Kennedy aboard the U.S. Coast Guard yacht Manitou , August 1962. (AP Photo). FILE - In this December 18, 1961 file photo, President John F. followed by a birthday cake cutting ceremony created by Montilio's Baking Company (the same bakery created the wedding cake for JFK and Jackie). Father Mark Hession will deliver the h...

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  • In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact
In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact

China and the European Union have reinforced their allegiance to the Paris climate deal in a barely-veiled rebuke to reports that Donald Trump is planning to pull out of the agreement . Musk's tweets come amid discussions that Trump was looking to make good on his campaign promise to pull from the accord, with the president expected to make h...

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  • Putin Meets Indian Leader Modi At Russia's Annual Economic Showcase
Putin Meets Indian Leader Modi At Russia's Annual Economic Showcase

Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also blasted the USA, saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies. stand against the interest of the European Union".The US leader also berated 23 of NATO's 28 members - including Germany - for "still not paying what they should be paying" towards the funding of the alliance.

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  • U.S. boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu
U.S. boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

After leaving Israel, Trump headed to Rome for a meeting with Pope Francis . He arrived in Israel after addressing the Sunni kingdoms in the Middle East about terrorism and toeing their line on Iran. "By going there, he's the president, which shows very, very clearly his respect and acknowledgement for the connection of the Jewish people with it...

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  • At least 11 United States citizens injured in Kabul blast
At least 11 United States citizens injured in Kabul blast

President Mamnoon Hussain says Pakistanis are saddened over a massive terrorist attack in Kabul that killed 90 people and wounded at least 450 others. A damaged auto is moved away after a blast in Kabul , Afghanistan May 31, 2017 . The White House issued a scathing statement condemning the "atrocious" attack.

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  • House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen
House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

The House Intelligence Committee's investigation is one of several congressional probes into Russian Federation, along with one by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A retired US Army lieutenant general and former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Flynn was a top adviser to Trump during his run for president.

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  • Ariana Grande breaks silence on Manchester attack:
Ariana Grande breaks silence on Manchester attack: "We won't let hate win"

Grande, 23, said in a message on her Instagram account that a date for the concert had not been worked out. Also in custody is Abedi's father, who was detained in Libya, and two of Abedi's brothers, one in Libya and another in the United Kingdom.

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  • China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'
China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

But Republicans have slammed the climate deal and Trump joined the chorus when he ran for president. Trump will announce his decision in the White House Rose Garden at 3 p.m. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain would continue to press the U.S.to reduce risky emissions even if Trump pulls out. ConocoPhillips thinks that being ...

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  • Mother of Tamir Rice relieved officer fired
Mother of Tamir Rice relieved officer fired

During the investigation following the shooting it was revealed the Loehmann was on a probationary period when the shooting occurred. Garmback is also required to take additional tactical training, for rules violations related to tactics used during the November 2014 incident.

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  • Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports
Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

Yet as the President was said to have met with his own criminal defence lawyer who is helping him deal with the FBI's probe into possible collusion between his team and Moscow alleged effort to influence the election, increasing attention was being paid to Mr Kushner's future .

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  • Manchester bomber in Germany days before attack
Manchester bomber in Germany days before attack

Following a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, Mrs May said the terror threat level "will remain at critical" - meaning an attack is imminent - and the public should continue to be "vigilant". In Manchester's St. Ann's Square, where a sea of floral tributes grew by the hour, a crowd sang the hometown band Oasis' song "Don't Look Back in Ange...

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  • China calls climate change 'global consensus'
China calls climate change 'global consensus'

But he indicated that was hardly a priority. "And if we can, that's great". "If we can't, that's fine". The agreement also, significantly, sets a global target: to keep the rise in the average temperature no higher than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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  • Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8
Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8

Former FBI Director Jim Comey will testify before an open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee one week from today, on June 8, at 10 AM. Representatives of the committee would not comment on the report. Early Wednesday morning, the president tweeted "Witch Hunt!" in reference to testimony by Comey and former Central Intelligence Agency ...

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  • Convicted former Auschwitz guard dies in Germany at 95
Convicted former Auschwitz guard dies in Germany at 95

Hanning had yet to begin his sentence in prison as he awaited his appeal hearing he filed for following the German court's ruling last June. While there was no evidence he directly participated in killings at Auschwitz, he was convicted as an accessory for helping the Nazi death camp function in his capacity as a guard in a verdict hailed as an o...

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  • GST impact neutral for construction and infra sector
GST impact neutral for construction and infra sector

Talking to reporters outside the Assembly, Kejriwal said under the GST regime, tax slabs should be 10 per cent, 5 per cent each for the Centre and the states, claiming that higher tax slabs may trigger inflation. "In GST council meetings I had advocated to keep real estate under the ambit of GST but finance ministers from nearly all the states - in...

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  • Official says Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal
Official says Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal

Friends of the Earth's chief executive Craig Bennett said the organisation would campaign against any trade deal with the U.S. if it "turns its back on its global responsibility to tackle climate change". The CEO of SpaceX, Musk has said further delay in adopting policies to mitigate climate change would cause more "destruction than all the war...

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  • White House Communications Director resigned before Trump's overseas trip
White House Communications Director resigned before Trump's overseas trip

Dubke, 47, had been a behind-the-scenes player who helped manage the White House communications strategy, including the aftermath of President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. It was a remarkable performance that went over like a lead balloon on television as well as - and I am taking an educated guess her - in the room. "Clinton allow...

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  • Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal
Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal

Trump has publicly shown his displeasure with the Paris Agreement , more recently at the G7 Summit when Trump reused to support global effort to combat climate change . The ad ran earlier this month, but has been renewed because of the news of Trump's stand on the Paris deal, reports Politico . Paris Agreement also aims to strengthen the a...

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  • Election day ahead: Amber Rudd up for debate as PM heads west
Election day ahead: Amber Rudd up for debate as PM heads west

Several times, BBC presenter Mishal Hussein, who was chairing the debate, struggled to be heard above the squabbling among the politicians taking part. In one of the biggest exchanges, Rudd rounded on Labour's plans, telling Corbyn: "You have to stop thinking there is a magic money tree". He said: "It elucidated none of the issues, it was seve...

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  • Theresa May criticised for missing TV election debate
Theresa May criticised for missing TV election debate

The Conservative party leader is in a fight-back mode as latest opinion polls showed Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn narrowing the gap between the two parties to just three points, with some even suggesting the likelihood of a hung Parliament .

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  • South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North
South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

On Tuesday the defence ministry said troops had opened fire when an unidentified flying object entered the country's airspace across the tense border with North Korea , with a military official saying it appeared to be a drone. On Sunday, the reclusive regime fired another ballistic missile into waters off its east coast, the second test within ...

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

During the meeting the Russians broached the idea of using a secure line between the Trump administration and Russia, not Kushner, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News . Because he is directly connected with Trump. The Trump-Kushner relationship is "showing unmistakable signs of strain", the Times reported in an article published on i...

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  • Emmanuel Macron's political clean-up troubled by 2 ministers' actions
Emmanuel Macron's political clean-up troubled by 2 ministers' actions

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen , another failed presidential candidate, is also under investigation with regard to the hiring of party activists as assistants in the European parliament . On Tuesday, Le Monde reported that as a lawmaker Ferrand advocated for a bill advantageous to insurance companies in 2012. Ferrand has denied doing anythi...

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  • Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday
Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday

The lack of clarity was compounded as US officials speaking on the condition of anonymity told several news outlets that Trump is leaning toward leaving the landmark accord. Friends of the Earth said it would make America the world's "foremost climate villain". The former vice president's warning comes as Trump is said to be considering pos...

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  • Serial killer volunteers at her children's school
Serial killer volunteers at her children's school

Lily, who didn't want her real identity revealed, said Homolka not only drops off and picks up her children but occasionally volunteers at the school. "Beyond that, it becomes a question of forgiveness", he added, pointing out that Homolka had "paid her debt" to society. "The administration told me I am being too critical", she said.

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  • Clinton Says She Was 'Right' About 'Vast Russia Conspiracy'; Investigations Ongoing
Clinton Says She Was 'Right' About 'Vast Russia Conspiracy'; Investigations Ongoing

Later in the event, when an audience member again mentioned covfefe , Clinton mocked White House spokesman Sean Spicer's explanation from earlier in the day. President Donald Trump ripped Hillary Clinton on Wednesday for blaming her election loss on "weaponized information" guided by Americans - charging the Democrat "refuses to say she was a ...

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  • New Footage Released From Orlando Nightclub Massacre
New Footage Released From Orlando Nightclub Massacre

Come this way, ' the officer said. "Mass shooters may feel more confident doing these things if they think that police and law enforcement will back off", said Minn". Mateen was killed in a shootout with officers after a three-hour standoff. Forty-nine people were killed and dozens more were injured in the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

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  • White House Responds To Allegations About Kushner, Russia Communications
White House Responds To Allegations About Kushner, Russia Communications

However, he then tweets an anonymous-sourced article that it was the Russians who recommended the back channel, not his son-in-law, Jared Kushner . "You have to ask, well, who are they hiding the conversations from?" "And I think we can expect that", Haley said in response to a question.

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav will not be executed until mercy pleas exhausted
Kulbhushan Jadhav will not be executed until mercy pleas exhausted

An agency report from Pakistan said that Pakistan's attorney-general Ashtar Ausaf Ali will lead a team to the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ) at The Hague on June 8 for a meeting of "agents" from India and Pakistan with the court's president to discuss the future proceedings in the Jadhav case .

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  • Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House
Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House

Early on Tuesday, President Donald Trump , who had just returned to Washington from the G7 summit in Italy, slammed Germany's trade policies as " very bad ", and said "this will change". "Democracy and diversity are the pillars of a values-based global order". Trump's latest Twitter tirade came in response to German Chancellor, Angela Merke...

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  • Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump
Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

Raising the possibility of attacks by what he portrayed as free-spirited Russian patriots, Mr. Putin said that hackers "are like artists" who choose their targets depending how they feel "when they wake up in the morning". Putin said the "Russo-phobic hysteria" in the U.S.is aimed "against the current president of the U.S.to prevent him from workin...

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  • World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change
World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change

A letter signed by 25 major USA firms is running as a full-page ad in Washington, D.C., newspapers on Thursday, part of a last-ditch effort to convince Trump that sticking with the agreement would be better for the economy. So it's not a complete abandonment of the accord, but an effort to try and make a new deal that is better for the U.S. Asked...

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  • Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes
Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

The Opposition Labour party, which was against Brexit but has accepted the June 2016 referendum result, has said its Brexit focus would be to fight to protect workers' rights, environmental protections and access to the single market for United Kingdom business in Brexit talks.

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  • Samantha Bee believes she knows the 'real' story behind Trump's 'covfefe' tweet
Samantha Bee believes she knows the 'real' story behind Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts before it was taken down after almost six hours online. Donald Trump's latest twitter salvo was also perhaps his most confusing to date. Stifling yawns in the dead of the night, the internet has been scratching its head after Donald Trump used the word " c...

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  • Trump Still on the Hunt to Replace Comey
Trump Still on the Hunt to Replace Comey

Comey drafted a memo on the times he felt the president acted improperly in trying to influence an ongoing investigation. That means Mueller would most likely prevail if he tried to force Comey to speak to his investigators, even over White House objections.

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