• Macron, Trump agree to work together if new Syria chemical attack - Elysee
Macron, Trump agree to work together if new Syria chemical attack - Elysee

Russian Federation is a close ally of Assad . Days after that strike on a rebel-held town, the United States launched a cruise missile strike on the airfield in retaliation - the first direct U.S. Assad's government and Russian Federation dismissed the White House allegation. Typically, the State Department, the Pentagon and USA intelligenc...

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  • America First shakes Make in India's hand
America First shakes Make in India's hand

In a joint statement later, Trump said: "Proud to announce to the media and Indian people that PM Modi and I are leaders on social media, we are believers". "There's nobody makes military equipment like we make military equipment". Trump also said little about the Asia-Pacific, though Modi made clear India's intent to increase co-operation in...

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  • CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

While McConnell said he remains "optimistic", the delay is another setback for Washington Republicans, considering all of them including Trump campaigned on a promise to repeal and replace the former President Barack Obama's signature 2010 health care law.

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  • US Supreme Court breathes new life into Trump's travel ban
US Supreme Court breathes new life into Trump's travel ban

One court ruled that the executive order discriminated on the basis of religion - Trump had called for a Muslim ban during the campaign, and the court concluded that the travel ban implicitly incorporated that view. The judges "essentially adopted a middle course" between the government's request to uphold Trump's order and the ACLU's appeals t...

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  • India, Netherlands On Same Page On Global Issues: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India, Netherlands On Same Page On Global Issues: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi spread his warmth by giving the US President a hug at the end of their Press statements. Often when a top USA official makes a joint statement with their foreign contemporary, both leaders will take two questions each. "I have a feeling", he joked. "It is natural that we will be discussing not only bilateral issues but also a slew of global i...

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  • 5-year-old boy identified as victim in London inferno
5-year-old boy identified as victim in London inferno

The company also makes another style of cladding - Reynobond FR - which is fire-resistant. 'We will continue to fully support the authorities as they investigate this tragedy'. A cladding manufacturing company announced Monday that it is discontinuing sales of a type of paneling that was used in London's Grenfell Tower apartment complex, wher...

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  • Obama 'colluded or obstructed' trying to help Clinton — Trump Twitter
Obama 'colluded or obstructed' trying to help Clinton — Trump Twitter

Former Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman Philip Johnston said while the investigation proceeds, "Democrats need to develop a strong economic message that will resonate with the people that may be more inclined to support Trump". "Knowing his relationship with Putin, they're saying 'why the heck is he opposing strengthening sanctions?'" An h...

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  • IS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighbourhood
IS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighbourhood

Iraqi troops captured the neighbourhood of al-Faruq in the northwestern side of the Old City facing the mosque, the military said on Monday. USA -supported Iraqi government offensives have wrested back several important urban centers in the country's west and north from Islamic State over the past 18 months.

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  • Trump adviser says travel ban decision 'slap in face' to opponents
Trump adviser says travel ban decision 'slap in face' to opponents

In contrast to the rollout of the original ban, which was marked by travel disruptions , the Department of Homeland Security promised the implementation of the order would be "done professionally, with clear and sufficient public notice, particularly to potentially affected travelers, and in coordination with partners in the travel industry".

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  • America's Supreme Court revives Trump's travel ban in parts
America's Supreme Court revives Trump's travel ban in parts

After the lower courts found the travel ban unconstitutionally biased against Muslims and contrary to federal immigration law, Trump hailed the Supreme Court's decision as a "clear victory for our national security". The State Department and US government now have no official definition for bona fide relationship and must come to a consensu...

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  • EU door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May
EU door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May

They were also set to watch a friendly football match between France and England at the Stade de France. "We are launching a joint UK-French campaign to ensure that the internet can not be used as a safe space for terrorists and criminals, and that it can not be used to host the radicalising material that leads to so much harm", May told a jo...

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  • Senate delays health care vote until after July 4 recess
Senate delays health care vote until after July 4 recess

McConnell needs support from at least 50 of the 52 Republicans to move forward with the measure. Ryan speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill on June 22. ABC News has the total number of senators opposed to the bill at six. "The Senate draft before us includes some promising changes to reduce premiums in the individual insu...

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  • Arlene Foster´s DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns
Arlene Foster´s DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns

But instead an extended hold-up looked likely amid reports that the Treasury needed time to consider costs - with the party said to want £1billion in tax breaks for Northern Ireland . "The power-sharing institutions collapsed because of the DUP's RHI financial scandal and the refusal of previous Tory governments and the DUP to implement previous...

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  • Airlines, DHS Prepare Travel Ban Following Supreme Court Decision
Airlines, DHS Prepare Travel Ban Following Supreme Court Decision

The Supreme Court has reinstated parts of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six Muslim-majority countries. The court, which tapering the scope of the lower court rulings that had completely congested his 6 March executive order, said it would hear arguments in the month of October.

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  • Global green pact supporters launch Paris campaign
Global green pact supporters launch Paris campaign

Arnold Schwarzenegger and French President Emmanuel Macron met Friday at the Elysee Palace in Paris to discuss environmental issues , including the consequences of Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, ABC News reported.

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  • Modi jets into Netherlands, 'India's gateway to Europe'
Modi jets into Netherlands, 'India's gateway to Europe'

On his part, Rutte said, " India is now a global economic power. This is borne out of "sheer jealousy and guilt" as Prime Minister's every foreign visit holds mirror to the lost opportunities during the ten years of UPA rule", Naidu said. Reflecting a new bonhomie between the two leaders, officials of the two countries were seen chatting while the...

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  • Pentagon, State Dept 'Clueless' on Trump's Assad Allegation
Pentagon, State Dept 'Clueless' on Trump's Assad Allegation

USA military officials declined to say what kind of chemical weapons may be at Shayrat now, or how they observed them. The U.S. attacked the Syrian government Shayrat airbase with hellfire missiles on April 6 in retaliation for the alleged sarin gas attack , which killed some 87 people, including children.

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  • Monett Teacher Charged With Having Sex With A Student
Monett Teacher Charged With Having Sex With A Student

According to court documents, Barclay performed oral sex on the boy, 17, in her parked auto and romped with him at his family home. The Monett Times reported that Barclay was hired as a substitute teacher this fall and was promoted to a paraprofessional in November.

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  • Cash awards flow in for Pakistan cricket champions
Cash awards flow in for Pakistan cricket champions

The people of Pakistan in particular and cricket enthusiasts across the world, who have been longing to see such outstanding cricket, were all praise for the Pakistani team which won the Champions Trophy. Pakistan punched above wight after losing their first game to India by 124 runs. Pakistan hockey team, which has been favoured by luck, will fa...

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  • Police block pride march in Istanbul
Police block pride march in Istanbul

Activists are angry because President Donald Trump did not issue a proclamation in honor of pride month, unlike his predecessor Barack Obama. However, hundreds of people began marching with signs and rainbow flags shortly thereafter under tight security.

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  • British official says Grenfell tower cladding banned in the UK
British official says Grenfell tower cladding banned in the UK

Cundy also said that the number of dead or missing in the fire has now risen to 79, but that number may change as the investigation continues, he said. "There is also a real possibility that there may be people in the building that no one knows are missing", Cundy said in a statement . On Sunday, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said h...

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  • BJP's Assam alliance partners support Kovind for President
BJP's Assam alliance partners support Kovind for President

The BJP may also seek the support of rival factions of AIADMK or DMK-parties dominating Tamil Nadu. Gandhi had taken the initiative to talk to opposition parties to evolve a consensus candidate in the Presidential Election . "We are not merely part of opposition unity but the initiator". He is Bihar's first Governor who has been nominated fo...

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  • 27 towers fail fire safety checks in Britain, hundreds evacuated
27 towers fail fire safety checks in Britain, hundreds evacuated

There was confusion on the ground at the estate as people were told to leave as darkness began to fall, with some leaving with belongings in suitcases and carrier bags. On Sunday, authorities in Liverpool said they would remove cladding from two high-rise blocks following the government tests. Ms Gould said: "There are various legal routes that C...

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  • Syrian Observatory: dozens killed in air strike in Islamic State-held town
Syrian Observatory: dozens killed in air strike in Islamic State-held town

Syrian activists say an airstrike targeting an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria has killed at least 42 prisoners. In total seven coalition strikes were carried out in the city of Deir Ezzor on Monday, 28 miles away from Mayadin.

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  • United Kingdom to probe widespread use of cladding after tower blaze
United Kingdom to probe widespread use of cladding after tower blaze

Nonetheless, Arconic advised in one brochure seen by Reuters that combustible cladding materials were a fire risk in tall buildings and that above 30 metres non-combustible materials should be used. May's spokesman said it was not known if any other buildings would need to be evacuated as there was a "particular set of circumstances" in Camden, whe...

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  • Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for European Union citizens in UK
Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for European Union citizens in UK

And EU citizens who secure settled status could lose it permanently if they spend more than two years overseas. Those who don't reach the five-year total within the grace period will be able to apply for a temporary residence permit. This sets up another row with Brussels . For its part, the European Commission is pledging to match the five ...

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  • Car bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kiev
Car bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kiev

The explosion, which was captured by security cameras, occurred at 8:16 a.m.in Kiev's Solomyansky district. It gave no further details. Earlier this month, a man from Russia's Chechnya region posing as a French reporter shot and wounded Adam Osmayev , a Chechen who moved to Ukraine and who fought on Kyiv's side against Russia-backed militants ...

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  • Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit
Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit

The announcement came less than a week after Cosby's high-profile trial on charges of aggravated indecent assault ended in a mistrial. Cosby's attorney also said on Tuesday that the comedian will not be speaking about sexual assault issues at town halls this summer, saying that the coming retrial of his criminal case was too important to jeopardi...

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  • United States sources: Progress in Middle East peace process will take time
United States sources: Progress in Middle East peace process will take time

Earlier on Wednesday, Kushner , Greenblatt, and United States ambassador to Israel David Friedman met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem . This comes after an Israeli Supreme Court ruling in February to uproot the Amona settlement. "The state helps settlers operate as a mechanism for dispossession in Palestinian space -...

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  • Supreme Court Rules Religious School Can Use Taxpayer Funds For Playground
Supreme Court Rules Religious School Can Use Taxpayer Funds For Playground

Justice Samuel Alito, one of the court's staunchest defenders of religious freedom , cited a series of examples to illustrate that Missouri's exclusion of religious groups would extend to programs that protect against school violence or acts of terrorism.

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  • Pregnant woman gives birth midflight before plane diverts to New Orleans
Pregnant woman gives birth midflight before plane diverts to New Orleans

She remembers the other passengers breaking out into applause after the pediatrician announced Christoph was healthy, and she remembered nervously sending a text message to her husband, with images of their son being born on the plane. "But our flight attendants are trained to handle medical emergencies in flight and they have access to doctors o...

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  • London mosque attack suspect identified, home searched
London mosque attack suspect identified, home searched

The site of the incident is close to another mosque near the Finsbury Park on the same road. One man died at the scene, although he was receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or from something else.

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  • Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran
Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran

Adrian Rankine-Galloway, said. He said Assad's "brutality" threatens the region and USA interests, and any Syrian attacks with weapons of mass destruction risk prompting others to use similar weapons. Report: Was RUSSIA investigation McCabe's retaliation against Flynn? It marked the first time the US has attacked Syrian forces in the six-ye...

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  • Party Boat Filled With Tourists Capsizes Near Medellin, Colombia
Party Boat Filled With Tourists Capsizes Near Medellin, Colombia

They were among 160 passengers on the El Almirante which went down in the Guatape reservoir. Video footage suggested that the boat sank within minutes of taking on water, while passengers reported hearing a bang before she started listing.

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  • Grenfell Tower Fire Caused By Faulty Hotpoint Fridge Freezer
Grenfell Tower Fire Caused By Faulty Hotpoint Fridge Freezer

Scotland Yard has raised concerns with the Government over the fridge-freezer, but said the FF175BP model had never been subject to a product recall. The Metropolitan Police said they are considering manslaughter charges among the criminal offenses that may have been committed in relation to the fire.

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