• Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says
Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says

Doctors last week said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States had a "great relationship with China" as he stood beside former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, the new USA ambassador to Beijing.

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  • 5th GOP senator announces opposition to party's health-care legislation
5th GOP senator announces opposition to party's health-care legislation

The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the Affordable Care Act, like maternity care, emergency services and mental health treatment.

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  • Harvard Poll: Two-Thirds Say Russia Investigations 'Hurting Country'
Harvard Poll: Two-Thirds Say Russia Investigations 'Hurting Country'

The poll found that 50% of Americans now want Democrats to control Congress after 2018. Forty-five percent of respondents say they are more likely to believe Comey's version of events from his June 8 testimony to the U.S. "When I made a decision to [fire Comey], I said to myself, I said you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russi...

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  • Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier
Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

North Korea has accused the U.S. of conducting a smear campaign against the regime over Otto Warmbier , the American student who was sent home in a coma after 17 months in prison. Although Rodman appeared to believe he played some role in securing Warmbier's release, he maintained his visits to North Korea were not an attempt to carry out a poli...

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  • Caravaggio paints rosy picture in superb O'Brien double
Caravaggio paints rosy picture in superb O'Brien double

To win the Gr1 Royal Ascot Gold Cup with this front running style, over its marathon distance, with the class of horses such as Order of St George sure to challenge him in the straight, however, many thought would be an insurmountable task.

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  • Presidential polls: Snubbed over Bhagwat, Shiv Sena suggests Swaminathan
Presidential polls: Snubbed over Bhagwat, Shiv Sena suggests Swaminathan

Shiv Sena will not back the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) presidential nominee, a Dalit , if he has been chosen to tap into the Dalit vote bank, Mr Thackeray said at an event to mark the Shiv Sena's 51st Foundation Day in Mumbai's Matunga on Monday.

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  • Qatar's Emir sends well wishes to Saudi's new crown prince
Qatar's Emir sends well wishes to Saudi's new crown prince

The shuffle stripped Mohammed bin Nayef of his title as crown prince and interior minister, overseeing security. A visit to Saudi Arabia by US President Donald Trump in May, when he held talks with the then deputy crown prince, signalled that Mohammed "could be more confrontational", Krieg said.

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  • Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point
Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point

Meantime, Trump has been firing off one angry tweet after another, calling the rapidly expanding probe "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". "I think he was in his way instinctively trying to rattle Comey", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a longtime Trump confidant, said before the Thursday tweets.

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  • White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet
White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet

Comey faced questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee two weeks ago. Trump also reiterated a tweet he wrote Thursday that he never actually had tapes of his conversations with Comey before he was sacked. Mr Trump, in the Fox News Channel interview, did not say exactly what he thought had changed about Mr Comey's story. Trump accused ...

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  • London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests
London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have been evicted from their emergency hotel accommodation at short notice after the local council was unable to extend their booking. Nine patients remain in hospital, of which three are in a critical condition. Not all residents agreed to go, as they felt the evacuation was an over-reaction.

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  • Cong asks 20 AAP MLAs to resign, face fresh elections
Cong asks 20 AAP MLAs to resign, face fresh elections

While responding to the plea of MLA's to dismiss the case the ECI reportedly said that " The Commission is of the considered opinion that the representatives did hold de facto the office of parliamentary secretaries from 13th March 2015 to 8th September 2016 and the interpretation sought to be put by them on the order dated 8th September of the Hon...

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  • Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths
Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Their last match is against host nation Russian Federation, who can send Mexico packing home early if they're able to take home the three points. Coach Juan Carlos Osorio says it will be the ideal opportunity to show that Mexican soccer has matured and reached a level at which it can succeed under the most hard circumstances.

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  • Devendra Fadnavis meets Pawar in Delhi, discusses farm loan waiver in Maharashtra
Devendra Fadnavis meets Pawar in Delhi, discusses farm loan waiver in Maharashtra

Fadnavis said that the state would not be able to completely pay off the farmers loans owed to the banks in one go and hence would initiate talks with the banks for a staggered payment. The move to reach out to Opposition parties Congress and NCP has been viewed as an about-turn by the cautious state government , which had said earlier that ...

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  • Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it
Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

On Friday, Heller joined Republican Sens. Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded c...

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  • DC Police Issue Arrest Warrants for Turkish Security After May Brawl
DC Police Issue Arrest Warrants for Turkish Security After May Brawl

Turkey's foreign ministry summoned U.S. Ambassador in Ankara John Bass after the U.S. authorities issued arrest warrant for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail over their attack on peaceful protesters in Washington D.C., Anadolu reports .

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  • DHS Cyber Division Director: Russia Didn't Alter Vote Counts During 2016 Election
DHS Cyber Division Director: Russia Didn't Alter Vote Counts During 2016 Election

Another senior administration official, however, admitted to WaPo that the response to Russian actions in the election "is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend". As the Post notes, the plans were still in their planning stages when Obama left the White House and it would eventually be up to Trump to decide whether ...

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  • Trump questions Obama's response to 'election meddling by Russia'
Trump questions Obama's response to 'election meddling by Russia'

Officials suspected the Russian operation included the potential of hacking US voting machines. On Friday, Trump had tweeted , "Just out: The Obama administration knew far in advance of November 8 about election meddling by Russian Federation".

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  • Miltants attack CRPF convoy at Pantha Chowk, SI killed, 2 injured
Miltants attack CRPF convoy at Pantha Chowk, SI killed, 2 injured

After carrying out the attack, the terrorists whose number is stated to be between three and four, rushed into the nearby Delhi Public School building and are said to be hiding there, said the police official. "We are not exactly able to spot them as it's getting complete dark", said a police official. Authorities have imposed Section 144 impos...

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  • Nancy Pelosi: 'I'm worth the trouble.' Conservatives agree
Nancy Pelosi: 'I'm worth the trouble.' Conservatives agree

Along with earlier wins in Kansas and Montana, Republicans are enjoying a special election sweep in House races over Democrats this year, albeit in Republican hotbeds. "There are 71 House congressional seats that are more competitive than Georgia's sixth", Perez said. Now that Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff's overcapitalized congressional camp...

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  • Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office
Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

The protesters, from disability rights organisation ADAPT , had staged a "die-in" outside Mr McConnell's office to protest the legislation ( Picture: Reuters) Footage shows police dragging protesters from the floor outside McConnell's office.

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  • French journalist dies days after being wounded in Mosul blast
French journalist dies days after being wounded in Mosul blast

The journalists were accompanying Iraqi special forces during the battle for Mosul, where militants from the Islamic State group entrenched in the narrow streets of the Old City have set numerous booby traps. Her producer, Nicolas Jaillard paid tribute to her in a Facebook post saying "We were expecting less bad news this week". According to the ...

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  • Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader
Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader

Kathleen Rice recently told CNN ". Entrenched career politician Nancy Pelosi is finally feeling the heat from an unlikely place - her own Party. "We haven't been talking about these direct economic issues that people are talking about", he said .

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  • Palestinian attackers killed after stabbing Israeli officer
Palestinian attackers killed after stabbing Israeli officer

In response to the attack , Israeli security services said that they were cancelling entry permits for West Bank Palestinians to visit relatives inside Israel during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan . The area around Damascus Gate was sealed off in the hours after the attack, with a few youths throwing fireworks at security forces. A road ...

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  • Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate
Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate

The group said in a statement that the decision was taken after a meeting of legislators and MPs chaired by Panneerselvam here. After initial flip flops, BJP's oldest ally Shiv Sena today said that it will support NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the Presidential election .

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  • Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader
Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader

Had Ossoff won, he would have become an immediate national sensation for Democrats - proof positive that the Trump agenda was being rejected even in Republican-leaning seats in the south. Pelosi then offered up a few new soundbites for the next batch of negative GOP ads. "So you want me to sing my praises, is that what you're saying?" the Califor...

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  • DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House
DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

Nor have they identified a challenger. Kathleen Rice of NY, a frequent critic of Democrat leaders, told CNN's "New Day" that it's time for a leadership change and a winning strategy. "I thrive on competition". "I think I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly", she concluded. "Pelosi's entire leadership team is also coastal, and like her, l...

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  • Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border
Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border

The U.S. -led coalition said the location where the drone was destroyed was close to where another "pro-regime" drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as an Iranian Shahed 129 UAV, was shot down on June 8 after allegedly dropping bombs near coalition forces.

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  • This is what Sairat actress Rinku Rajguru scored in her SSC exams
This is what Sairat actress Rinku Rajguru scored in her SSC exams

The All India Secondary School Examination results of the Maharashtra State Board were declared on Tuesday morning and the Sairat actress managed to score 66 percent in her 10th exam, despite not being able to attend school. " Sairat ", which released a year ago, became the first Marathi film to earn Rs 100 crore , and made waves even outside Ma...

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  • Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit
Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit

The lawsuit against Trump and Marc Fisher , who partnered with Trump to launch her eponymous footwear brand in 2010, accused the duo of "seeking the same success Aquazzura experienced, but without having to put in the hard creative work".

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  • Nancy Pelosi is beside the point
Nancy Pelosi is beside the point

Last year, Rice backed a leadership challenge from Ohio Democratic congressman Tim Ryan , who ran against Pelosi for minority leader but was defeated by a vote of 134-63. His presidency has produced an outpouring of anger among Democrats, but will that be enough to bring about a change in the party's fortunes? It just makes them disaffected from...

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  • What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible
What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican from the Cincinnati area, told the throng of reporters stationed outside that Warmbier was "an wonderful young man" from a resilient family and that North Korea must be held accountable for what happened to the 22-year-old University of Virginia student, who died Monday.

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  • Korea conducts rocket engine test
Korea conducts rocket engine test

The U.S. government source believes the rocket engine could propel an ICBM over 55-hundred kilometers and that the goal of the engine is to target the U.S. Accordingly, the Trump administration should reduce the military footprint in the Korean peninsula before North Korea possibly agrees to having a temporary freeze on their nuclear and mis...

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  • Israel hits several targets in Syria in return for alleged fire: army
Israel hits several targets in Syria in return for alleged fire: army

Israel retaliated within an hour with drone strikes on a group of Syrian tanks in the area surrounding Madinat al-Baath, near Quneitra. Israel launched strikes on Syrian military positions Saturday, close to the two countries' disputed border in the Golan Heights, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

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  • Watch Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn send Glastonbury festival wild with speech
Watch Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn send Glastonbury festival wild with speech

In an interview from the site with The Guardian newspaper, Corbyn was asked what the naughtiest thing he'd ever done at a festival. Corbyn touched on global warming and made a sly dig at US President Donald Trump , saying: "We have to protect the planet.

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  • Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'
Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'

Critics charge that, by bringing the DUP into government, Mrs May risks taking sides in Northern Ireland, where tensions between Catholics and Protestants continue to smoulder. The Brexit negotiator asked London not to "waste time" and explained that it will take "several months to draw out the conditions of an orderly withdrawal, with hard and s...

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