Saudis host four-nation meeting over Jordan crisis

Saudi Arabia says it will host a meeting among several Gulf Arab countries to offer support to Jordan after it faced mass protests over the kingdom's economic problems and its plans to tax its citizens. A statement early Saturday on the state-run Sau... More..

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U.K. Minister Phillip Lee Resigns Ahead of Brexit Bill Showdown

Former Attorney-general Dominic Grieve , a leading pro-E.U. rebel, has put down a compromise amendment on the meaningful vote, calling for a binding motion to be passed by the Commons setting out how to procee...More..

Woman drove with 2 children in pet kennels, arrested
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Woman drove with 2 children in pet kennels, arrested

Memphis police arrested 62-year-old Leimome Cheeks on two counts of child endangerment after a bystander recorded the children climbing out of the kennels on Saturday. One neighbor told Local 24 it was "v...More..

Trump’s North Korea Deal Is Different, and Not in a Good Way
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump’s North Korea Deal Is Different, and Not in a Good Way

More than 35,000 Americans were killed on the Korean peninsula during the war, with 7,700 of these U.S. troops still listed as missing in action - majority in North Korea. The statement made clear that Pyon...More..

Cuomo blames racism for weak federal response to Hurricane Maria victims
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cuomo blames racism for weak federal response to Hurricane Maria victims

Ahead of the Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, Cynthia Nixon called for the state to divest from funds managed by firms that hold Puerto Rican debt. That help has continued and has, through the efforts of Pa...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

May wins Brexit vote, avoids rebellion

Mr Grieve withdrew his own amendment, which would have given MPs powers to dictate what the Government should do if no acceptable agreement is reached by February 2019. A spokesperson for the Department for Exi...More..

Iran to North Korea: Don’t Trust ‘Deal-Breaker-in-Chief’ Trump
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Iran to North Korea: Don’t Trust ‘Deal-Breaker-in-Chief’ Trump

In the wake of Trump's unexpected, nearly offhand comments to reporters, the Pentagon had nothing to say about the future of the war games. "I think without the rhetoric we wouldn't have been here". "The Amer...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ivanka Trump tweets ‘Chinese proverb’ that doesn’t actually exist

Pinning the tweet to the top of her page, she wrote: 'Those who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those doing it.' - Chinese Proverb'. Actual Chinese netizens debated the possible Chinese source, ...More..

Mix of Western, Asian dishes served at Trump-Kim summit during lunch
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Mix of Western, Asian dishes served at Trump-Kim summit during lunch

But the apparent showing off was brought to an abrupt halt moments later when the same aide quickly shut the door of the Beast and ushered Trump as well as Kim away from the presidential auto. U.S. President D...More..

The Senate wrecked Trump’s deal to save ZTE
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Senate wrecked Trump’s deal to save ZTE

Senators on both sides of the aisle introduced legislation that would block the deal . The ban would essentially cripple ZTE to the point of potential bankruptcy . Lifting the ban under Trump's deal would res...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

United Kingdom government avoids Brexit defeat with promise to Tory rebels

The U.K. government has agreed to give parliament more power over its Brexit negotiations in a last-ditch bid to avoid a damaging House of Commons defeat. "Anything that undermines the government at home will m...More..

Facing off with Trump, Justin Trudeau dons the cape of 'Captain Canada'
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Facing off with Trump, Justin Trudeau dons the cape of 'Captain Canada'

Addressing reporters in Singapore ahead of Trump's summit Tuesday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Pompeo said he was "unconcerned" that Trump's treatment of Canada - a close ally - boded poorly for ...More..

WH adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' slam at Trudeau
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

WH adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' slam at Trudeau

Asked if he were apologizing to Trudeau, he responded, "Yeah, absolutely". "It's uncalled for. Just absolutely uncalled for", Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, added. I really did, other than he had a news conference...More..

Baghdad's ballot box storage site goes up in smoke
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Baghdad's ballot box storage site goes up in smoke

Facing the calamity, Iraq's Prime Minister Dr. Haidar al-Abadi (who stays in office until a new government can be formed) instructed the security forces and intelligence agencies to protect the remnants of the ...More..

Brexit backer faces quiz over Russian Federation links
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Brexit backer faces quiz over Russian Federation links

The millionaire businessman who campaigned and donated to the Brexit campaign is to appear before MPs on Tuesday to explain claims he held undisclosed meetings with Russian officials before the European Union...More..

Paris police in ‘hostage taking’ standoff with armed man
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Paris police in ‘hostage taking’ standoff with armed man

Shocking photos show police decked out in body armour with a local reporter warning of "an armed man". "His demands were really vague and incoherent", said an interior ministry official. Entering the building l...More..

Brexit backer Arron Banks to face MPs over Russian Federation claims
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Brexit backer Arron Banks to face MPs over Russian Federation claims

Embassy. You said when you left 20 minutes, and now we've run way past 20 minutes. The paper said it had seen emails showing he also discussed a potential business deal involving six Russian gold mines with a...More..

Irish women bare all in record-breaking skinny dip
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Irish women bare all in record-breaking skinny dip

The events have raised thousands of euro. The swim which took place on Magheramore beach on Saturday afternoon was adjudicated by a Guinness World Records official. On Saturday, in 12C waters off Magheramore ...More..

Boater dies after sinkhole creates whirlpool on Arkansas river
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Boater dies after sinkhole creates whirlpool on Arkansas river

The sinkhole is below the falls and near Dead Man's Curve. Wright's kayak capsized when he attempted to help a canoe that had also been caught in the whirlpool. The U.S. Geological Survey states that sinkholes ...More..

12 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack: health ministry
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

12 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack: health ministry

Employees inside the ministry at the time of the attack confirmed hearing a blast. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, General Bajwa visited Kabul on Tuesday and du...More..

Putin Arrives in Beijing for Russia-China Summit
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Putin Arrives in Beijing for Russia-China Summit

In 2014 Russian Federation was booted from the G7 for annexing Crimea and invading Ukraine. Xi and Putin also pledged in a joint declaration to make "all possible efforts" to preserve the worldwide accord on ...More..

U.S. unveils 'milestone' new de facto embassy in Taiwan
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

U.S. unveils 'milestone' new de facto embassy in Taiwan

The U.S. dedicated a new de facto embassy in Taiwan on Tuesday in what officials described as an indicator of robust ties with the self-governing island democracy that China claims as its own territory. Taiwa...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tsipras: 'Republic of North Mecedonia' for universal use

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that all of Greece's concerns had been addressed with the new name, according to the Associated Press . "We have a deal", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said. Al...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Paris street on lockdown amid reports of armed man holding people hostage

Officials declined to provide more details. Photos and videos from the scene showed numerous police vehicles and ambulances at Rue des Petites Ecuries in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. The man...More..

Small explosions, seismic activity continues from Hawaii's Kilauea
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Small explosions, seismic activity continues from Hawaii's Kilauea

There's no way to know when the eruption will end or if more lava-spewing vents will open, according to USGS scientists. A fissure is shooting fountains of lava into the air, which is flowing to the ocean. Gas ...More..

IL officer saves 1-year-old seen running on highway
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

IL officer saves 1-year-old seen running on highway

Then as he drew closer, Mannino realized it was actually a toddler wandering dangerously close to traffic. The 1-year-old was running alongside traffic, including large trucks whizzing by at risky speeds. Naper...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Armed man 'with a bomb' holds three inside a shop

The Paris Police Prefecture confirmed to CNN that there was "a police intervention" underway at Rue des Petites Ecuries in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. A journalist for BFM Paris said two ho...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

US Senate seeks to restore ZTE penalties

U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican allies in Congress are moving to block his deal to put Chinese telecom giant ZTE back in business if it pays $1 billion more in fines for violating U.S. Commerce Secreta...More..

President Trump Is Still Very Angry With Canada's PM Justin Trudeau
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

President Trump Is Still Very Angry With Canada's PM Justin Trudeau

Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said that while her state has experienced "frictions" with Canada over lobsters and other goods, the US should not be alienating one of its biggest trading partners. Kudlo...More..

Lawmakers want to question Brexit backer on Russian Federation meetings
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Lawmakers want to question Brexit backer on Russian Federation meetings

Banks also confirmed to the committee investigating fake news the Brexit-backing group held talks with controversial data firm Cambridge Analytica and meant to use its services if it had been selected as the ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Key Donald Trump advisers attack ‘back stabber’ Justin Trudeau

Among the many topics that came up was Trump's recent Twitter campaign against Trudeau, whom he has called "dishonest" and "weak". Trudeau on Saturday pushed back against Trump's decision to impose stiff ta...More..

Alec Baldwin: I Could 'Absolutely' Beat Trump in 2020
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Alec Baldwin: I Could 'Absolutely' Beat Trump in 2020

Alec Baldwin - who has portrayed POTUS on Saturday Night Live since 2016 - said in an interview with Howard Stern on Monday that if he ran for president, he could unseat Trump. "Would I think I'd be a good...More..

Assad: Russia is not coordinated with Israeli ‘enemy’ in Syria
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Assad: Russia is not coordinated with Israeli ‘enemy’ in Syria

Meanwhile, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Friday that his organization would not leave Syria "as long the Syrian government wants us there, even if all the nations of the worl...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

China blatantly defying North Korea sanctions: Gordon Chang

Trump's comments will be questioned by many in South Korea and beyond, with some seeing in them an effort by North Korea to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington. I pay my high compliments for the cour...More..

Virginia holds a primary today; polls are open from 6 a.m
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Virginia holds a primary today; polls are open from 6 a.m

It's your chance to decide who will face off in the 2018 Midterm elections this November. You will need a valid ID to do so. And before the polls open Tuesday June 12, voters should know you do not have to ...More..