Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Breaking Twitter Silence, Trump Sees Lies, Vindication in 'Leaker' Comey's Testimony

Trump Jr. focused, in particular, on Comey's statement that he asked a friend to leak one of his memos to the press, after Comey had been fired. "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", Comey said Trump ...

Trump Commits to NATO Mutual Defense After Hesitating Trump Commits to NATO Mutual Defense After Hesitating

Trump officially took questions from reporters for the first time in three weeks, standing next to Romanian President Klaus Iohannis . "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Trump said in reference to the twin controversies dogging his a...

Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Angela Merkel has said she sees no obstacles in the way of beginning Brexit talks as scheduled after Theresa May failed to win a majority in Thursday's United Kingdom election. She said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day a...

Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj ends his fast Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj ends his fast

The chief minister had observed indefinite fast from Saturday. He also met several representatives of farmers' organisations and listened to their problems on Saturday. The crisis began after at least five farmers had lost their lives in a clash with...

Conservatives yet to strike deal with DUP as top May advisers quit Conservatives yet to strike deal with DUP as top May advisers quit

May has said she intends to stay as prime minister despite failing to win a Conservative majority in the election. The two joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill had been at Mrs May's side throughout her time at Number 10 and playe...

Labour is ready for another election, Jeremy Corbyn says Labour is ready for another election, Jeremy Corbyn says

The Prime Minister's former communications chief Katie Perrior, who left Downing Street when the election was called, hit out at the two aides' "rude, abusive, childish behaviour". The party was founded in 1971 by the Rev. Ian Paisley - a firebrand...

Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of North Korea said that Trump's move and his overall "America First" foreign policy "is the height of egoism and moral vacuum seeking only their own well-being even at the cost of the entire planet".

Rafael Nadal wins French Open for the tenth time Rafael Nadal wins French Open for the tenth time

After a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 tour de force against Stan Wawrinka in the final at Roland Garros on Sunday, capping two weeks of almost flawless tennis on red clay - zero sets conceded; only 35 games dropped in seven matches - Nadal was asked whether he...

Police release dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

Patrolling police found his 2015 Mercedes AMG at the side of the road with its engine running and the indicators flashing in the early hours of Monday. When asked to walk a straight line by going heel-to-toe nine times, Woods staggered from the start...

NEET 2017: Declare NEET result, Supreme Court directs CBSE NEET 2017: Declare NEET result, Supreme Court directs CBSE

The apex court also ruled that no High Court should entertain pleas related to NEET 2017 . The proposal, made by the government before the Supreme Court , comes after numerous states were against the formation of an all-India judicial service.

Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

In a sign Gulf states were seeking to lessen the human impact of their 5 June severing of ties, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE said on Sunday they had set up hotlines to help families with Qatari members, without elaborating. Gas has helped tran...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

It was not immediately clear whether Sessions would testify at a public hearing. A committee member, Democratic Sen. Comey said he had hoped releasing the information via the media would prompt the appointment of a special counsel to handle the R...

Clinging to job, May appoints ministers Clinging to job, May appoints ministers

With the complex talks on the divorce from the European Union due to start in 10 days, it was unclear what their direction would now be and if the so-called "Hard Brexit " taking Britain out of a single market could still be pursued. Mr Brady late...

France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen attend a joint statement at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France, June 7, 2017. In his worst case scenario, if another party won a majority, he would be forced to ...

Maharashtra farmer protest: Devendra Fadnavis govt announces complete loan waiver Maharashtra farmer protest: Devendra Fadnavis govt announces complete loan waiver

Few days back, a committee was formed by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis under the leadership of Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil to oversee the hardships faced by farmers. "As part of the agitation, we will stop the supplies of milk and vegetab...

Brexit talks can start 'when United Kingdom is ready', says European Union chief negotiator

British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new chief of staff following the resignation of her two top aides. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". "There has been a lot of hyperbole about the DUP since Thursday, a lot of things said", DUP...

'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

Downing Street initially said on Saturday that an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which would be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. Negotiations on the U.K.'s departure from the Eu...

Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm

The nations have long criticized Qatar's support for Islamist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood . Secretary Tillerson told reporters at the State Department shortly before Trump's remarks that this blockade is hindering the USA -led milita...

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

The commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police says the nationalities of the eight victims in the terrorist attack on London Bridge tell a proud story of London's unique makeup. "We are highly effective at preventing attacks in this country a...

British police name Youssef Zaghba as 3rd London Bridge attacker British police name Youssef Zaghba as 3rd London Bridge attacker

Italian news reports say the London Bridge attacker who had been stopped in Italy en route to Syria past year was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system and was stopped at London's Stansted airport in January but...

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