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London Bridge terror attack

London Bridge terror attack

Islamic State terrorists Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba wore the belts while they mowed down pedestrians with a van near London bridge, later exiting the vehicle to stab bystanders. While these props look clownishly phony in the light of day, one week later, they certainly appeared real to witnesses taking in the carnage in live time. Read More

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Rory McIlroy 'loves' TPC River Highlands, ready for Travelers debut

Rory McIlroy 'loves' TPC River Highlands, ready for Travelers debut

The percent of time a player hit a good drive. "I've only done it twice and I sure would like to get used to it more often". "So maybe it was inevitable that it was going to be a slight downwards turn. Other notable players include Jose Maria Olazabal, Martin Kaymer, Bernd Wiesberger, Rafael Cabrera Bello and Ernie Els. Rickie Fowler had arguably his best chance yet at a major in the U.S. Read More

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DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

But Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's main opposition, said his Labour Party would not support May's Queen's Speech in the lower house of parliament to try to force her out of power through a vote of no confidence. Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland, such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, have objected. In a statement afterwards, Mrs May said that "good progress" had been made and an agreement was possible if there was "good will on all sides". Read More

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Robert Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Russia Investigation, Plans to Hire More

Thrush explains in his tweet that Kushner is concerned Bannon may worsen the negative press he's received over contacts he made with a Russian banker a year ago. The former director of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, is scheduled to appear June 21 in an open session before the House of Representatives' intelligence committee, which is looking into Russian activity during the 2016 US election campaign. Read More

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Trump Thinks The Republican Health Care Plan Is "Mean"

Trump told a group of 15 senators during a White House lunch that he expects them to improve the bill during their rewrite, The Washington Post reported . Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Susan Collins , R-Maine, to a measure that blocks funding to Planned Parenthood is among them. It was a startling slap at legislation that was shepherded by Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., and whose passage the president lobbied for and praised. Read More

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After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

May had sought to capitalize on Britons' desire to quit the European Union and the perceived weakness of opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn . However, she brought this upon herself. The socially conservative, pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats give the right-wing Conservatives a fragile but workable majority, which May said would allow her to negotiate a successful exit from the EU. Read More

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Missing US sailors found dead in ship damaged off Japan, Navy says

Missing US sailors found dead in ship damaged off Japan, Navy says

Seven soldiers were declared missing . "Right now we are focused on two things: the safety of the ship and the well-being of the Sailors", Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. A news release from U.S. Seventh Fleet confirmed that two berthing spaces, an auxiliary machine room and the ship's radio room all flooded. Aucoin was asked if damage on the starboard side indicated the US ship could have been at fault but he declined to speculate on the cause of the collision. Read More

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No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Matt Lewis, a CNN political commentator, said Trump has a pattern of surprise moves, such as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy to discredit - and potentially end - his presidency. Read More

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Afghan soldier killed, several United States soldiers wounded in incident at Army base

The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan said it has opened an investigation, adding no United States or Resolute Support forces were killed . The attack appears to have been a "green-on-blue" act by an Afghan soldier, a coalition official told CNN. Coalition countries, led by the USA, are considering sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan to help advise and assist Afghan forces struggling against Taliban and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ... Read More

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Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

When Powers pushed back, Miller doubled down, saying he thought Harris was "trying to shout down" Sessions and that this was the second hearing in a row she had acted in this manner. "I am asking - when you knew that you would be asked these questions and you would rely on that policy, did you not ask your staff to show you the policy that would be the basis for your refusing to answer the majority of questions we are asking you ..." "Senators will allow the chair to control the ... Read More

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Theresa May in breach of Belfast Agreement on DUP deal - Adams

The proposed deal would see the DUP back the Conservatives in votes on the Budget and on any confidence motion while other matters would be negotiated on an issue-by-issue basis. Sinn Féin , the UUP, Alliance and the SDLP will hold separate meetings with Theresa May in the afternoon. The DUP have been playing their cards close to their chest, but we know the areas they're talking about because of a DUP plan drawn up in 2015 in anticipation of a hung Parliament . Read More

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Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who has been more wary of Medicaid cuts in the healthcare bill than some other Republicans , said Trump did not try to pressure him to support a specific bill. Disagreements between conservatives and moderates have slowed progress on the bill. According to the the Kansas City Star , McCaskill also railed against Republicans' strategic barring of Democratic collaboration in crafting a replacement. Read More

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As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

Saudi Arabia and the UAE listed scores of organizations in a 2014 spat with Qatar. The U.S.is in a delicate position with Qatar, particularly given the significant American troop presence at several military bases. It was voted into power in Egypt in 2012 but toppled a year later by the military. Egypt separately has asked the United Nations Security Council to investigate reports that Qatar "paid up to $1 billion to a terrorist group active in Iraq" to recently free 26 hostages, ... Read More

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May to form govt with N. Ireland party's help

May to form govt with N. Ireland party's help

Voters are choosing all 650 members of the House of Commons after May called a snap election, three years ahead of schedule, at a time when her party was well ahead in the polls. The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally toxic. "This is a very bad moment for the Conservative Party, and we need to take stock", Conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry said. Read More

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US on visa ban: Not against any religion, it's about national security

President Donald Trump's inability to keep his Twitter fingers in his pockets just helped derail his attempt to enact a ban on travel to the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries. The 9th Circuit also kept blocking Mr Trump's suspension of the U.S. refugee programme. Spicer told reporters that the White House is reviewing the opinion but maintains the order is "fully lawful". Read More

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Dennis Rodman's On His Way Back To North Korea

Dennis Rodman's On His Way Back To North Korea

This photo unveiled by North Korea's state news agency on March 1, 2013, shows NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman surrounded by reporters at an airport in Pyongyang. " Dennis Rodman came back from North Korea in pretty rough shape emotionally". He has previously described his visits - including one in 2013 with the Harlem Globetrotters - as " basketball diplomacy" but has been roundly criticised for failing to raise human rights issues or the plight of United States missionary Kenneth ... Read More

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What the result means for Brexit

But after seeing her Commons majority wiped out on a night of humiliation for the Tories, she was left with limited room for manoeuvre when it came to re-shaping her top team. Corbyn, speaking after being re-elected in Islington North, said it was time for Mrs May to "make way" for a government that would be "truly representative of the people of this country". Read More

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Merkel congratulates Macron, calls election result 'strong vote for reforms'

A second round of voting takes place next Sunday. With 90 percent of votes accounted for, Macron's La Republique En Marche (REM) and allies had won 31.9 percent support, Interior Ministry results showed. Responding to the criticism, a senior party official of Macron's Republic on the Move (LREM) party said there would be no riding roughshod over alternative views. Read More

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