• Trump accuses media of fabricating news
Trump accuses media of fabricating news

The contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials during the presidential campaign coincided with what USA intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hacking, fake news and propaganda to boost Trump's chances of winning the White House and damage his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

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  • Trump faces new controversies as trip winds down
Trump faces new controversies as trip winds down

Modi is pencilled in to visit Washington for talks with President Trump in late June (probably 26-28), although the dates have not been firmed up or announced yet. Trump also touted a renewed commitment by NATO's member to spend more on defense. Tensions recently escalated between the two countries after the Trump administration imposed new ...

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  • Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal
Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Meyer said many US states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the Paris Agreement. "The issue of the Paris climate accord remains suspended, as President Trump is engaged in internal reflection on the matter", the G7 leaders stated in a press release .

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  • Islamist militants kill 19 in South Philippines: Army
Islamist militants kill 19 in South Philippines: Army

The Philippines military has retaken most parts of Marawi city in the southern region from Maute militants who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group, an official said on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday canceled a trip to Japan to address the unrest in Mindanao, an island of 22 million people where martial law has been ...

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  • Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for concert benefitting terror attack victims
Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for concert benefitting terror attack victims

Police forces across the country have reviewed security at more than 1,300 events and 1,100 armed officers are on hand to protect gatherings. When respondents were asked what should happen to "British citizens who have travelled to fight in Syria, Libya or other warzones and then seek to return to Britain", 55 per cent agreed they should "be bl...

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  • Russia says no new conditions on resuming flights to Egypt
Russia says no new conditions on resuming flights to Egypt

The air strikes were launched hours after masked gunmen shot dead 29 Coptic Christians in central Egypt, in an attack later claimed by the Islamic State group. Commenting on whether Russia would resume direct flights to Egypt following an Islamic State bombing of a Russian airliner in 2015, Lavrov said Moscow had not put forward any new conditions ...

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  • Chelsea's Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat
Chelsea's Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

A controversial Alexis Sanchez goal opened proceedings, with referee Anthony Taylor over-ruling an offside decision having missed a handball from the Chilean in the build-up. "I invite you to live with me one day and one thing you can not question is my commitment". "I am a forgiving man, " he said. "You can not make 35 years at the top level...

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  • Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe
Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe

While taxes have taken a back seat in recent weeks, Trump tweeted Sunday: "The massive TAX CUTS/REFORM that I have submitted is moving along in the process very well, actually ahead of schedule". Kushner is Trump's Orthodox Jewish son-in-law. "What's worrying me are the patterns we're seeing". He added that it is "very possible that those sources d...

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  • Wainwright baffles Rockies over 7 innings in Cards' 3-0 win
Wainwright baffles Rockies over 7 innings in Cards' 3-0 win

DeJong has played 37 games at shortstop this season, four at second base and three at third base. They have dropped two and split two others. The Rockies just keep finding ways to win. NOTES: Before selecting the contract of INF Paul DeJong from Triple-A Memphis, the Cardinals placed 2B Kolten Wong (left elbow stiffness) on the 10-day disabled ...

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  • Manchester attack: Police arrest 25-year-old in Old Trafford
Manchester attack: Police arrest 25-year-old in Old Trafford

The May 18-22 timeline is crucial, because it's known that Abedi returned from Libya just a few days before the bombing. Rudd replied, "I think it is right that they do this. She said MI5 is now recruiting 1,900 new staff and its budget "has gone up significantly". Pressed on whether Abedi was "red-flagged" to the security services and if there cou...

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  • Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative
Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative

Trump's speech in Riyadh provides a clear contrast with the language and approach of President Barack Obama , who gave a speech titled "A New Beginning" in Cairo, Egypt, in 2009. "There's still plenty of time - let's hope he does the right thing". There was much justified talk about the length and depth of the partnership between the USA and Saud...

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  • US, Japan Agree to Enhance North Korea Sanctions: White House
US, Japan Agree to Enhance North Korea Sanctions: White House

North Korea carried out two atomic tests previous year, and has accelerated its missile launch programme, despite tough United Nations sanctions aimed at denying Kim the hard currency needed to fund his weapons ambitions. More, in the Philippines case there is actually a trend upward, and as Greitens noted, the Philippines is North Korea's third la...

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  • Merkel loses hope in USA under Trump
Merkel loses hope in USA under Trump

Trump, a business tycoon who had done no work in governance or diplomacy before he became the US's president, and his coterie have in the past indicated an interest in the collapse of the European Union as a politico-economic bloc. Trump's decision not to join the other countries in reiterating support for the 2015 Paris Agreement that aims to sl...

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  • Unite leader backtracks on claim that 200 seats would be Labour 'success'
Unite leader backtracks on claim that 200 seats would be Labour 'success'

After the release of the official manifesto, the Labour Party were slashed to win the most seats at the General Election by four different bookmakers. The governing Conservatives, which have a runaway lead in opinion polls, called the manifesto "a shambles", again attacking veteran peace campaigner, Corbyn.

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  • Great Manchester Run: Manchester defiant as runners take to the streets
Great Manchester Run: Manchester defiant as runners take to the streets

Runners observe a minute's silence for the victims of the attack on Manchester Arena before competing in a 10k run in central Manchester May 28, 2017 . An armed policeman stands guard near a message of support at the start of the Great Manchester Run, in Manchester on Sunday. "But today is about not doing what [the terrorists] want us to do, c...

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  • Chaffetz continues to push Federal Bureau of Investigation for Comey memos
Chaffetz continues to push Federal Bureau of Investigation for Comey memos

In a letter to Republican committee chairman Jason Chaffetz , the FBI's assistant director for congressional affairs, Gregory Brower, on Thursday said the agency can not turn over the memo until it consults with Robert Mueller , the newly appointed special counsel heading the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential ele...

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  • United States boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu
United States boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

The two-state solution has always been the cornerstone of US policy in the region, and is widely regarded as the only settlement that both sides could realistically accept. A group of hard-line activists were removed from the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem on Wednesday after violating a ban on Jewish prayer there, police sai...

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  • India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests
India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

He said the situation in Kashmir, especially in Srinagar , "is normal and tourists can move easily to tourist destinations". Notices were also placed at tourist-frequented places . A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in India-administered Kashmir, poli...

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  • French President Receives Vladimir Putin in Versailles
French President Receives Vladimir Putin in Versailles

Moscow has staunchly denied any interference. Despite tensions that have characterized bilateral relations over the past few years, due to disagreements over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, Putin became the first head of State to meet Macron since took office just two weeks ago.

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  • New arrest in Manchester attack investigation as police search for accomplices
New arrest in Manchester attack investigation as police search for accomplices

A woman was arrested late Wednesday, but was released without charge. Abedi, who was born in Manchester in 1994 to Libyan parents, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande attended by thousands of children and teenagers.

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  • Take time to reflect on true meaning of Memorial Day
Take time to reflect on true meaning of Memorial Day

Each sacrifice was a son or daughter, and chances are very good that more recently they were also a father or mother. On May 5, 1868, a day of remembrance was established for those soldiers who died during the Civil War . During the Civil War , Garfield was a general in the Union army. Today, many Americans are honoring all of those who served ...

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  • Iran votes for progress
Iran votes for progress

In Iran's presidential election on Friday, President Rouhani won 57% of the votes from a total of above 41 million ballots. Raisi - who got 38% of the vote - had been widely seen as Khamenei's preferred candidate. Press TV has talked to Tehran University professor Foad Izadi, and the president of the American Institute for Foreign Policy Micha...

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  • Sen. John McCain: Putin the 'most important threat, more so than ISIS'
Sen. John McCain: Putin the 'most important threat, more so than ISIS'

He encouraged Trump and his colleagues in Congress to respond with sanctions. Putin has denied any notions of Russian meddling in the U.S. election, responding, "Read my lips - "no", when asked if he had any involvement. "I don't like it", the Republican lawmaker said Monday in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "7:...

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  • Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people
Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people

The agency's source in the emergency services of the city, in turn, reported that people were killed on the Kirovogradskaya Street, on the Jawaharlal Nehru Square, on the Andreyevskaya Embankment, on the Kedrovaya Street and near the metro station Universitet.

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  • GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill
GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

According to The Hill , citing a study from the Children's Hospital Association , 30 million low-income American children could be devastated by the legislation. The report from Health and Human Services looked at premiums in the 39 states served by HealthCare.gov, the online exchange for buying coverage .

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  • Manchester attack probe nets another arrest, 14 now in custody
Manchester attack probe nets another arrest, 14 now in custody

Fourteen people are now in custody in relation to the attack, including a 23-year-old man arrested early Monday in the southern coastal town of Shoreham-by-Sea on suspicion of terrorism offenses. Spy chiefs are believed to have held an emergency review in the days after the atrocity, while a separate in-depth inquiry is being conducted to look at t...

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  • Trump says White House leaks on Kushner 'fake news'
Trump says White House leaks on Kushner 'fake news'

The Post reported that the direct line would have been conducted through Russian diplomatic facilities to avoid being monitored in US communication systems. "You've got the ambassador to Russian Federation reporting back to Moscow on an open channel", Graham said. "He needs to answer for what was happening at the time ", Booker said on CNN'...

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  • Defeat-ISIS 'Annihilation' Campaign Accelerating, Mattis Says
Defeat-ISIS 'Annihilation' Campaign Accelerating, Mattis Says

US forces in the country are "providing support and assistance in the southern Philippines" to Manila's counterterrorism operations, Special Operations Command-Pacific spokeswoman Maj. "And once surrounded, then we'll go in and clean them out". We will do it by, with, and through other nations. An official United States military estimate from e...

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  • Philippines forces make gains in southern city under siege
Philippines forces make gains in southern city under siege

A sniper bullet shatters a mirror during fighting between government soldiers and the Maute group in Marawi City in southern Philippines May 29, 2017. The discovery confirms days of speculation that Maute rebels had killed civilians during a bloody takeover of Marawi City , that the military believes is aimed at winning the Maute recogniti...

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  • Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia
Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

The administration had hoped Trump's nine-day turn in the worldwide spotlight would offer a respite from relentless coverage - marked by an endless barrage of explosive revelations - of an ever-widening probe into Russian meddling in last year's election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign.

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  • Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry
Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

Abedi killed himself and 22 others when he detonated a bomb outside a packed Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Home Secretary AmberRuddHR explains pic.twitter.com/eVtBMPkZS2- Sky News (SkyNews) May 29, 2017 Abedi was known to United Kingdom security services before the bombing.

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  • Ariana Grande Announces Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims and Families
Ariana Grande Announces Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims and Families

Monday night's attack at Manchester Arena during the Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people and injured 119. United States pop star Ariana Grande says she'll return to Manchester to hold a benefit concert for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing in the English city.

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  • Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead
Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

The military on Sunday said it will continue "precision" air strikes and artillery fire at specific locations to expedite clearing operations in Marawi City. "You can say that ISIS is here already", he said. "Compared to the initial days, there has been increasingly less resistance from the militants within Marawi ".

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  • Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase
Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase

CCTV stills of Abedi, bespectacled and casually clothed, were released by police in a plea for information about his movements between May 18 and the attack. None of the men arrested had been charged with a crime yet and police have up to 14 days in which to do so under special anti-terrorism laws. Two people who knew Abedi made separate calls to...

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  • G7 leaders divided over Climate Change
G7 leaders divided over Climate Change

The G-7 leaders had better luck finding agreement on the other problematic topic at the summit, trade. Back in 2012, Trump had tweeted: "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive", in a comment that was picked up by former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton during he...

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