Wednesday August 23-rd, 2017

Labour leadership: Owen Smith launching challenge

However, the full NEC also voted 18-14 to keep Mr Corbyn automatically on the ballot. Mr Blenkinsop said Mr McDonnell should not have been using the language he did to talk about colleagues. If Mr Corbyn , who retains strong support among the ra...

At least 1563 pro-coup military personnel detained across Turkey

A short while later, streets in the big cities ( Ankara and Izmir) were flooded with Erdogan supporters, who even climbed on top of tanks. Gen. Umit Dundar , a newly appointed acting military chief, told the Associated Press that at least 194 peo...

New PM May to hand out more cabinet jobs

European Union leaders are pressing for a swift divorce following the Brexit vote, which sent shockwaves around the world. When it comes to taxes, we'll prioritise not the wealthy, but you. He is expected to project an open and internationalist Bri...

Obama after Nice attack: We will destroy this Obama after Nice attack: We will destroy this "vile" terrorist organization

The attacker, 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, was slowed when a heroic member of the public leapt onto the vehicle and wrestled the driver. In November past year, near-simultaneous attacks had been carried out in Paris , targeting a stadi...

Foreign Office is silent on Edhi's death Foreign Office is silent on Edhi's death

The last time Pakistan held a state funeral was for military dictator General Zia ul-Haq in 1988. Sindh government has announced three days of mourning to be observed in the state where Edhi had migrated from Gujarat after India's partition in 1947...

Turkish forces to crush remnants of coup

About 50 soldiers involved in the coup surrendered on one of the bridges across the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul after dawn on Saturday , abandoning their tanks. "I condemn, in the strongest terms, the attempted military coup in Turkey", Gulen said ...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice attack Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice attack

Molins said that "he was on the other hand totally unknown to intelligence services. and was never placed on a watch list for radicalisation". A truck rammed into the crowd at full speed. The death of 77 people, including many children , has bee...

Four ways the GOP convention could explode

The Bible-thumping Heisman Trophy victor just posted a video saying that he just got back from the Philippines and heard the rumors that he was to speak at the Republican National Convention. The delegates had agreed to drop their demands for party r...

What You Need to Know About the Republican National Convention

Ryder's comments are not binding on a convention rules committee that is scheduled to begin its deliberations Thursday. That alone could completely undercut a party that's already divided amongst itself and struggling to hold on to some semblance o...

Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom win Tory MP vote as Gove eliminated Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom win Tory MP vote as Gove eliminated

It means the Conservative Party will give the country a female Prime Minister twice, with the victor of the current contest following in the footsteps of Margaret Thatcher. Leadsom said she was "absolutely delighted" with the outcome of the vote. M...

84 killed in France 'terrorist' truck attack

The gun-toting driver ploughed the 19-tonne truck at high speed two kilometres through a crowd that had been enjoying a fireworks display on France's July 14 national holiday. From the lone wolf attack in Orlando to this latest incident, Europe a...

Alton Sterling's son calls for peace, attorneys call for indictment

The photograph of one Baton Rouge protestor's calm poise as heavily-armed officers approach to arrest her has now gone viral, symbolizing, for many, the peaceful resistance they associate with Black Lives Matters, even as others criticize the loosely...

North Korea warns of possible nuclear strike on THAAD site

He, however, pointed out that North Korea is constantly making nuclear threats and that under such circumstances the government had no choice but to take countermeasures to protect the country and safeguard its people. Seoul's Defense Ministry on Th...

Theresa May's Cabinet: Hammond Is Chancellor

Junior ministers who have worked with Mrs May like James Brokenshire could also see an elevation. Former London mayor Johnson and Mogherini will "meet Sunday evening for an initial contact", her spokeswoman Catherine Ray said , before a full meeti...

Line jumps in USA debut of 2016's biggest technology IPO

In addition to Facebook, Line is training its sights on China's Tencent, whose WeChat app now dominates. " Line's floating stock is limited, so despite the firm's large market capitalization, the shares could be very volatile", said Investru...

Petition circulates to get Pokemon Go out of the Holocaust Museum

As the players of "Pokemon Go" have to look for the characters of the game on the outside world, some places become instantly a PokeStop. Niantic has run into trouble with Holocaust memorial sites before. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum...

Trump announces Pence as his running mate Trump announces Pence as his running mate

Mike Pence as his running mate Friday morning. He's well-regarded by evangelical Christians, particularly after signing a law that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gay people for religious reasons. He had until Friday to drop ...

2 jump zoo fence to play Pokémon Go, get arrested 2 jump zoo fence to play Pokémon Go, get arrested

Ohio's criminal code classifies trespassing as a fourth degree misdemeanor, which could land the pair in jail for up to 30 days. In a now deleted Facebook post, Bartholomy, a University of Toledo graduate, said she would be willing to break the l...

Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May lays out her stall

Boris Johnson was appointed Foreign Secretary on Wednesday night as Theresa May reached out to Brexiteers in an attempt to reshape Britain's role in the world. On his first day in the job Thursday, Johnson struck a sober tone. He shrugged off Ayrau...

Calgary accused's criminal record goes back 20 years Calgary accused's criminal record goes back 20 years

Calgary Police Insp. Don Coleman announces the discovery of a body believed to be Taliyah Marsman was found in a field. Police took Downey into custody for questioning Wednesday night at a Calgary strip mall. A joint statement from the Baillie, Fre...

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