• Dame Tessa Jowell: New Labour minister who became London 2012 political champion
Dame Tessa Jowell: New Labour minister who became London 2012 political champion

As the video closed, Sue Perkins took a moment to pay tribute to Dame Tessa Jowell, who died earlier today. Other former government and Labour colleagues paying tribute included David Blunkett , who described her as one of his closest friends for more than 40 years.

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  • Margaret River shooting: Grandfather 'planned' Australia deaths
Margaret River shooting: Grandfather 'planned' Australia deaths

Police received an emergency call at 5:15 a.m. Friday. Recent US mass shootings to make global headlines include the deaths of 17 people at a Florida high school in February, 58 people on the Las Vegas Strip in October 2017 and 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub in 2016.

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  • British men kidnapped in DR Congo gorilla sanctuary released
British men kidnapped in DR Congo gorilla sanctuary released

Ms Katumwa is understood to be the first female ranger to be killed in the park, which has been riven by violence in recent years. Gunmen left her blood-soaked green beret on... Park Director Emmanuel de Merode said she showed "true bravery" in her work. "We want to convey our deepest condolences to her family and our honest gratitude for her cou...

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  • One in Custody After Reports of Gunfire at High School in Palmdale
One in Custody After Reports of Gunfire at High School in Palmdale

A sheriff's deputy reached by telephone said he did not have immediate information about how many shots were fired and the relationship between the victim and the suspect. While police searched for the suspect and secured the area, the school was on lockdown. Law enforcement officials said earlier reports of a possible shooting at nearby Manzanit...

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  • Wenger: Will I manage England? I don't know
Wenger: Will I manage England? I don't know

Aubameyang levelled eight minutes after the break but Vardy, his 21st goal of the season, and Mahrez struck in the final 15 minutes as the Foxes claimed just their fifth win in 20 Premier League games. "I've given him only one (bit of) advice, stay at the club". His stubborn refusal to give way to a new era is the root cause of their predicament ...

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  • Iranians killed in Israeli strikes in Syria, says monitor
Iranians killed in Israeli strikes in Syria, says monitor

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 27 pro-Syrian fighters were killed on Thursday when Israeli jets hit targets in Syria. Note that the experts of the human rights organization based in London, receive data from the network of informants in Syria.

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  • Serial Explosions Occur in Indonesia's Surabaya City
Serial Explosions Occur in Indonesia's Surabaya City

Authorities were also investigating whether there was an explosion at a fourth church. "The victims are being identified", Frans Barung Mangera , an East Java police spokesman, said, cited by Reuters. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, but Indonesia's intelligence agency spokesman said it suspects the attacks were ca...

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  • Two dead, four injured in Paris knife attack
Two dead, four injured in Paris knife attack

The attack took place 10 minutes away from Paris opera house, known as Palais Garnier. President Emmanuel Macron tweeted his praise for police who "neutralized the terrorist" and said "France is once again paying the price of blood but will not cede an inch to enemies of freedom".

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  • Hawaii's Kilauea volcano fissures observed from NASA satellites
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano fissures observed from NASA satellites

Shortly after the fissure opened, the Geological Survey's Hawaii Volcano Observatory said seismic activity remained "elevated" at Kilauea's 1200-metre summit. Travel industry executives note most of the Big Island is free of eruption threats from Kilauea, which began spurting lava into a residential neighborhood last week.

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  • Pakistan imposes reciprocal restrictions on movement of U.S. diplomats
Pakistan imposes reciprocal restrictions on movement of U.S. diplomats

Earlier, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Aizaz Chaudhry confirmed that, from today, Pakistani diplomatic staff and their families would need permission at least five days in advance, if they needed to travel outside of the imposed 25-mile radius in the US.

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  • Philippine top court votes to oust chief justice
Philippine top court votes to oust chief justice

Voting 8-6 in a special en banc session, the Supreme Court declared void Sereno's nomination, over her alleged failure to disclose her wealth when filing of statements of assets, liabilities and net worth. She has warned that the efforts by the Duterte administration to oust her are a threat to democracy, saying the petition that led to Friday's vo...

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  • Trump to meet Kim Jong-un on 12 June in Singapore
Trump to meet Kim Jong-un on 12 June in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be held in Singapore on June 12, the first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two nations. Interested in North Korea? The mass abductions of South Korean fishermen slowed after the mid-1970s when the North began shifting its kidnappin...

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  • Giuliani Resigns From Law Firm Amid Tensions Over Comments About Trump
Giuliani Resigns From Law Firm Amid Tensions Over Comments About Trump

Giuliani and the firm, Greenberg Traurig, released a joint statement on Thursday saying that the resignation was effective a day earlier. New details are emerging about Rudy Giuliani's bitter break-up with his law firm , Greenberg Traurig.

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  • Australia's Deadliest Mass Shooting In Decades Leaves Seven Dead
Australia's Deadliest Mass Shooting In Decades Leaves Seven Dead

It is unclear the motive behind the murders and police are still looking into the case. "The reason police went to the property was from a telephone call which we've recorded", said Dawson, who would not comment on the identity of the caller.

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  • Trump was told of Schneiderman assaults years ago, lawyer says
Trump was told of Schneiderman assaults years ago, lawyer says

Cohen, Donald J. Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer. Schneiderman's lawyer, Isabelle Kirshner, declined to comment. Then Gleason got a call from Cohen. In an interview Friday, Gleason said that soon after he spoke with Cohen, Trump tweeted the following message, on September 11, 2013 . You can read Gleason's full letter at Law & Crime here.

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  • Germany, Russian foreign ministers call for Iran deal to be upheld
Germany, Russian foreign ministers call for Iran deal to be upheld

Moscow is "deeply disappointed" by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, said a Russian Foreign Ministry statement on Tuesday. Moscow's deputy foreign minister called for "restraint on all sides" on Thursday, saying Russian Federation was "concerned" at the escalation. Maas said attacks by Iranian forces...

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  • Tej Pratap Yadav engaged to Aishwarya Rai, see pictures
Tej Pratap Yadav engaged to Aishwarya Rai, see pictures

As per a report in livecities, Priyanka Gandhi had been invited to the event and she had accepted the invitation. A few days back we had shared that Lalu Prasad Yadav's eldest son, Tej Pratap might tie the nuptial bond sometime next month .

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  • Congress Shares Thousands of Russian Facebook Troll Ads From 2016 Election
Congress Shares Thousands of Russian Facebook Troll Ads From 2016 Election

The Russian agents manipulated Facebook features to target specific users, aiming messages at people who identified as patriotic, feminist, or who expressed interest in certain publications or websites that provided a clue to their political standing.

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  • Syrian regime says Israel launched air strike on Damascus
Syrian regime says Israel launched air strike on Damascus

In the hours following US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal, Syrian news agencies claimed a military base near Damascus was targeted in an Israeli missile attack. As Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Trump's move to pull out of the nuclear deal - much as he did the president's other unilateral m...

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  • Boeing, Airbus Will Lose $39 Billion After Iran Deal Withdrawal — WashPost
Boeing, Airbus Will Lose $39 Billion After Iran Deal Withdrawal — WashPost

Take Boeing , for example. The Trump administration Tuesday gave companies 90 to 180 days to wind down existing contracts. The accord was enacted during the Obama administration and lifted sanctions on the export of goods including aircraft and aircraft parts.

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  • Anti-abortion activists cry foul as Google pulls all referendum ads
Anti-abortion activists cry foul as Google pulls all referendum ads

This will not limit or omit any content found in Google searches and will focus on the ads. The Together for Yes group, the umbrella group campaigning for a Yes vote in the referendum, confirmed that it maintained regular contact with Facebook and Google regarding online ads, sometimes complaining that anti-abortion ads breached the compani...

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  • Malaysia default swap price rises on opposition parties' election upset
Malaysia default swap price rises on opposition parties' election upset

Polling stations for the 14.9 million registered voters will close at 5:00 p.m. (0900 GMT). With all 222 seats in the country's Parliament accounted for, Mahathir's coalition had officially won 121 seats - enough to form a simple majority and take control of the House.

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  • James floats as Cavs stun Raptors
James floats as Cavs stun Raptors

This team is the best that the franchise has seen in its history. The Rockets are seeking their first return to the Western Conference finals since losing to the Warriors in five games in 2015. "The toughest things you go through will turn you into something greater than you could ever imagine". For starters, the Cavs starters have meshed int...

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  • Paper ballots not cardboard cutouts will decide Rep. Senate Primary
Paper ballots not cardboard cutouts will decide Rep. Senate Primary

Mike Braun emerged victorious in the GOP Senate primary in IN, triumphing over two members of Congress in a bitter contest that turned into a wrestling match over which of them was most committed to President Trump . "When he's in IN he acts like one of us, but in Washington he votes against us, against President Trump and in lockstep with the D...

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  • Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border
Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

The zero-tolerance policy exempts asylum-seekers at the ports of entry, but that doesn't mean situation is any better for them because border spectators showed red flags to members of the migrant caravan who arrived at the USA border by saying they were "at capacity".

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  • Excavation resumes for remains of missing girls
Excavation resumes for remains of missing girls

Warren police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and different businesses began work on the website in Macomb Township on Monday and commenced digging in earnest Tuesday with shovels and excavation tools for Kimberly King's stays earlier than ending for the day.

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  • Israel Readies Bomb Shelters in North, Fearing Iranian Attack
Israel Readies Bomb Shelters in North, Fearing Iranian Attack

The alleged attack came after the Israel Defense Force spotted "irregular Iranian movements" in Syria and ordered residents to open the public bomb shelters in the Golan Heights, amid concerns over a threatened Iranian strike against Israel in retaliation for the air strike last month on the T-4 (Tiyus) air base near Homs.

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  • The leader
The leader "Hezbollah" has declared victory in elections in Lebanon

BEIRUT-Hezbollah and its allies have won a small majority of seats in Lebanon's first parliamentary election in almost a decade, the militia and political group said, boosting its influence and giving its patron Iran greater sway over the country.

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  • New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Resigns Amid Assault Allegations
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Resigns Amid Assault Allegations

Schneiderman has pushed for reproductive and women's rights, supporting the work being done by Planned Parenthood throughout the state . "The only good news here is the solicitor general is a top quality person who will not be running for office, so she won't be playing politics, and she'll just be doing the job", Cuomo said .

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  • Florida deputy fatally shot responding to dispute over cat
Florida deputy fatally shot responding to dispute over cat

On the evening of May 6, Deputy William Gentry and a deputy in training responded to a domestic dispute call. After speaking with the complainant, Deputy Gentry went to 234 Baltimore Way to speak to the neighbor who was suspected of shooting the cat.

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  • Riverside Earthquakes felt throughout San Diego County
Riverside Earthquakes felt throughout San Diego County

Cabazon is roughly 144 kilometers (90 miles) east of Los Angeles, the U.S.'s second largest city. Orange County Sheriff's Department said they received calls reporting the quake, but no reports of damage or injury due to the natural disaster.

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  • IDF Foils Terrorist Infiltration at Gaza Border
IDF Foils Terrorist Infiltration at Gaza Border

Palestinian media reports say the explosion was an accident and the Hamas members were killed as they were dismantling an old Israeli missile that had failed to explode. In addition to those killed and wounded in the context of the protests, 10 Palestinians were killed since March 30 in other border incidents. The IDF has accused Hamas of usi...

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  • Pakistan's Interior Minister Survives Suspected Assassination Attempt
Pakistan's Interior Minister Survives Suspected Assassination Attempt

Doctors of Lahore's Services Hospital have on Monday declared condition of Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal stable while Medical Superintendent (MS) has stated that two bones of Ahsan Iqbal's right arm were fractured and no bullet was retrieved from Iqbal's stomach yet.

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  • Melania Trump unveils her Stage
Melania Trump unveils her Stage

Amalija and Viktor Knavs, parents of U.S. First Lady Melania Trump , arrive with their lawyer Michael Wildes (C) at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the Jacob K. According to her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump will focus on issues relating to children during her time in the White House. Trump acknowledged for the fi...

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  • What happens if Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal?
What happens if Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal?

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday that withdrawal from Iranian worldwide nuclear deal is not as easy as it may seem. According to the Boston Globe , Kerry met Zarif at the United Nations in NY for a second meeting in as many months amid Trump's threats to withdraw from the agreement by May 12.

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